Madison Square Garden News

Andrea Bocelli Releases Simultaneous Recordings This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ On October 21, Andrea Bocelli simultaneously releases two new packages representing the varied and impressive musical gifts of one of the world's most celebrated tenors. (more...)

Abigail Shapiro to Star in LIBERTY: A MONUMENTAL NEW MUSICAL at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Producers Theresa Wozunk and Timothy J. Harper announced today that 14 year-old actress, Abigail Shapiro will play the title role in Liberty: A Monumental New Musical. Directed by Evan Pappas, the new musical will play a limited seven-week engagement at Theatre 80 (80 St. Marks Place) Tuesday, October 14 through Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Announce 'Ride Out' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band announced today they will hit the road in support of Seger's first new studio album in eight years, RIDE OUT, with their 2014 / 2015 RIDE OUT TOUR. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Announces Upcoming Australia & New Zealand Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Frontier Touring are delighted to confirm that Ed Sheeran will be returning to our shores on his biggest tour to date - performing in arenas across Australia and New Zealand in March and April 2015! (more...)

Gerald W. Lynch Theater to Present Two Fall 2014 Residencies for CUNY Dance Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College presents two residencies as part of the CUNY Dance Initiative. The first residency with Ephrat Asherie Dance runs from September 18 - October 2, 2014. The second residency with Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies will run from October 27 - November 7, 2014. Each residency will offer a Master Class to John Jay College students and a free performance open to the public. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

Hardwell claims 'Best Electro House DJ' in the Ibiza DJ Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014


Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME on Saturday, September 27th. The multi-media musical weaves together the songs of Al Jolson to tell the story of his father as a young man, growing up in the early part of the 20th Century, through Prohibition, The Great Depression, WWII, and into the present day, and of his own personal encounters with such iconic Jolson associates as Ruby Keeler, Patsy Kelly, Judy Garland, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and others. Featuring such all-time American Songbook classics as 'Rockabye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody', 'Swanee', 'You Made Ne Love You' and many more. (more...)

British Band Rixton to Release Debut Album 'Let The Road,' 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

British sensations Rixton will release their eagerly awaited full-length debut album Let The Road on January 6 th on School Boy/Giant Little Man/Mad Love/Interscope Records. (more...)

THE PHANTOMS.UNMASKED! Set for Union County Performing Arts Center, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ, presents the World Premiere of the National Touring Concert Attraction, THE PHANTOMS.UNMASKED!, on Saturday, October 18, 2014, 8 PM, a Gala Benefit evening celebrating the performing arts center's 86th Anniversary. (more...)

stbdance and More Set for Green Space in Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/ emerging artists in October. Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by Shawn T. Bible/stbdance and Bianca Johnson & Dancers. (more...)

Louis C.K., John Mulaney, John Oliver & More Set for 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Stand Up for Heroes, New York's most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. Presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), the star-studded occasion honors the sacrifice of returning service members, veterans and their families. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

John Oliver, Bruce Springsteen & More to Perform at 8th Annual Stand Up for Heroes This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Stand Up for Heroes, New York's most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Bar of the Week: AMERICAN WHISKEY in Midtown
by BWW Features - Sep 16, 2014

American Whiskey is our 'Bar of the Week.' With a Southern inspired menu that features great food, over 150 American made whiskeys and wonderful drink options, this is a sports bar that offers so much more. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - MTV2 Premieres New Season of NITRO CIRCUS LIVE, 10/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

MTV2 today announced that the all-new fourth season of “Nitro Circus Live” will premiere with two back-to-back 30 minute episodes on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2. (more...)

ESPN Announces Fall Slate for 30 F0R 30 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

ESPN Films today revealed the films that will make up its fall 2014 30 for 30 slate. The series will return for a six-week run Tuesday nights on ESPN beginning October 7, with one additional film in December. (more...)

Fringe Encore Presents MOSES, THE AUTHOR, 9/26-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, has been chosen to be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival ENCORE SERIES. The acclaimed comedy, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright, will play four additional performances at The Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) -- Friday, 9/26 at 7pm; Sunday, 9/28 at 3pm; Sunday, 10/5 @ 3pm; and Sunday, 10/5 at 7pm. (more...)

Lonny Price, Chris Cattelli, Marc Bruni and More to Helm NAMT's 2014 Festival Productions Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today the all-star lineup of directors and musical directors participating in the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Cher Postpones 10 Additional 'Dressed to Kill' Tour Dates Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Under the advice of her physicians, Cher has had to postpone eight additional cities of her hugely successful “Dressed to Kill” tour extravaganza including upcoming shows scheduled for next week at NY's Madison Square Garden in order to fully recover from what doctors termed an acute viral infection. Cher is currently recovering at her Los Angeles home. The D2K Tour is scheduled to begin again in Toronto Canada on Saturday, October 4th. (more...)

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