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Warner Bros' Zazi Pope Announced as Distinguished Honoree for Big Sunday's 2nd Annual GalaWarner Bros' Zazi Pope Announced as Distinguished Honoree for Big Sunday's 2nd Annual Gala
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Leaders in entertainment, business, philanthropy, and the arts will gather at the 2nd Annual Big Sunday Gala on Thursday evening, April 27th to celebrate three distinguished honorees – Zazi Pope, Kara Corwin and Tichenor & Thorp Architects. (more...)

Songwriters to Call for Reforms to Outdated Music Licensing Regulations on ASCAP Advocacy DaySongwriters to Call for Reforms to Outdated Music Licensing Regulations on ASCAP Advocacy Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Award-winning songwriters and composers from various music genres will be in Washington, DC tomorrow, April 26, to meet with elected officials as part of the annual American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) “Stand with Songwriters” Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. (more...)

Davis Gaines to Fight Windmills in MAN OF LA MANCHA at La Mirada Theatre This JuneDavis Gaines to Fight Windmills in MAN OF LA MANCHA at La Mirada Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth show of its 2016-2017 season, Davis Gaines starring in his Ovation award-winning role as Don Quixote in MAN OF LA MANCHA, with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh, musical direction by Jeff Rizzo, choreography by Patti Colombo and directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

Peter Frampton, Rob Thomas, & More to Perform at ASCAP Foundation's 'We Write the Songs'Peter Frampton, Rob Thomas, & More to Perform at ASCAP Foundation's 'We Write the Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, The ASCAP Foundation and The Library of Congress will jointly present the ninth annual “We Write the Songs” event at the historic Coolidge Auditorium in The Library of Congress in Washington, DC. (more...)

Stevie Wonder to Be Honored and Featured Keynote at ASCAP ExpoStevie Wonder to Be Honored and Featured Keynote at ASCAP Expo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, announces that it will honor legendary musician Stevie Wonder with its inaugural “Key of Life” Award at this year's ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO in Los Angeles, April 13 – 15, where he will also appear in a keynote “I Create Music” session. (more...)

Sold Out Crowds Cheer for Charles Busch in THAT GIRL/THAT BOYSold Out Crowds Cheer for Charles Busch in THAT GIRL/THAT BOY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Just as death knells and obituaries are beginning to appear in the press for cabaret in Los Angeles (usually by inexperienced journalists in their 20s who seem to think that entertainment is restricted to their computers, IPads and IPhones), proof to the contrary arrives in the form of one Charles Busch in "THAT GIRL/ THAT BOY" at Rockwell stage and table on March 13th and 14th . With sold out and standing room only crowds, not to mention multiple standing ovations, clearly cabaret's heart was beating strong and proud. (more...)

Something's Coming! WEST SIDE STORY Headed to La Mirada Theatre This SpringSomething's Coming! WEST SIDE STORY Headed to La Mirada Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

The ASCAP Foundation Partners With the Newport Jazz FestivalThe ASCAP Foundation Partners With the Newport Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The ASCAP Foundation, led by President Paul Williams, and the Newport Jazz Festival, led by Founder & Chairman George Wein, continue their joint effort to benefit emerging jazz talent for a second year. The Festival, one of the world's leading venues for jazz, will feature a performance by one of the recipients of the 2017 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award. (more...)

 Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer Stephen Schwartz with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Combining the music of Elton John and Billy Joel on one stage, The Piano Men is a dynamic, interactive concert celebrating these two giants of pop music. The concert, which features two pianos facing off at center stage, features Broadway veterans Craig A Meyer ("A top notch performer!" Daily Variety) and Donnie Kehr ("Sensational," New York Post) accompanied by the all-star musicians and backup singers of The Rocket Band. Two pianos bring two impressive hit catalogues alive! (more...)

Conjo Players Theatre Releases Exciting News About ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating TheatreConjo Players Theatre Releases Exciting News About ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Conjo Players Theatre has released exciting news about ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating Theatre (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Gallery Players announces the fourth show of its 50th season with the critically acclaimed and timely, Marry Me A Little.  This charming and touching musical revue was conceived and developed by Craig Lucas & Norman Rene, and features songs by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for San Diego Musical Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICALCast, Creatives Announced for San Diego Musical Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) today announced the cast and creative team for the San Diego regional premiere of 9 to 5: The Musical. (more...)

The Gallery Players Presents Clark Gesner's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWNThe Gallery Players Presents Clark Gesner's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Gallery Players announces its "family-friendly" production of Clark Gesner's, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Based on the characters created by Charles M. Schulz, with additional dialogue by Michael Mayer and added music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa, this revised version of the 1967 classic musical brings Gallery's 50th Anniversary Season into the new year. (more...)

Devin Archer and Natalie Storrs to Meet in the Middle in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at La Mirada TheatreDevin Archer and Natalie Storrs to Meet in the Middle in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2016-2017 season, Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, starring Devin Archer and Natalie Storrs, with musical direction by Brent Crayon and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among ASCAP Foundation HonoreesPhoto Coverage: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among ASCAP Foundation Honorees
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 15, 2016

The 2016 ASCAP FOUNDATION HONORS were given out last night at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Sings THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL at NJPACPhoto Flash: Broadway Sings THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

A new holiday tradition wass born when Broadway Sings The Muppet Christmas Carol took to the stage on Saturday. NJPAC presented a concert version of the music, the magic and the holiday cheer of the Muppets' memorable rendition of the Dickens tale. (more...)

Duran Duran Announce Spring Tour Dates for 2017Duran Duran Announce Spring Tour Dates for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Duran Duran continue a world tour in support of their current album Paper Gods with a series of Spring 2017 dates. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Frank Sinatra's 101st Birthday Celebrated With Steve Tyrell on SIRIUS RadioPhoto Coverage: Frank Sinatra's 101st Birthday Celebrated With Steve Tyrell on SIRIUS Radio
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 13, 2016

The Chairman of the Board couldn't make his 101st birthday party but it wasn't a surprise that Steve Tyrell, who's currently singing at Cafe Carlyle headed up the festivities at Patsy's Italian Restaurant (Frank Sinatra's favorite haunt).  It was a great afternoon as everyone dined on some of Mr.Sinatra's preferred dishes and heard Steve Tyrell interview many show business legends talk about their relationship with 'The Voice'.  There were many famous telephone call in's to Steve's SIRIUS Radio live broadcast. (more...)

BWW Preview: BROADWAY SINGS THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL on 12/3 at NJPACBWW Preview: BROADWAY SINGS THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL on 12/3 at NJPAC
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 25, 2016

A new holiday tradition is born when 'Broadway Sings The Muppet Christmas Carol' takes to the stage on Saturday, December 3rd at 3:00 pm. (more...)

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