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Carnegie Hall Announces Star-Studded Lineup for A NIGHT OF INSPIRATION, 12/6Carnegie Hall Announces Star-Studded Lineup for A NIGHT OF INSPIRATION, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced the all-star lineup for A Night of Inspiration, an evening of spiritually uplifting music on Tuesday, December 6 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Under the direction of multi-faceted producer, composer, and music director Ray Chew, the special guest artists will include Yolanda Adams, Dionne Warwick, Shirley Caesar, Donnie McClurkin, Richard Smallwood, Cantor Azi Schwartz, and singers from the New Faith Church from Cape Town, South Africa. Additional guest artists are to be announced. This show is being presented in partnership with Chew Entertainment – a full service production company owned by Ray and Vivian Chew. (more...)

Black Violin to Bring 'Classical Boom' to Brooklyn Center for the Performing ArtsBlack Violin to Bring 'Classical Boom' to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

Maurice Hines to Bring His Story to Life in TAPPIN' THRU LIFE at Herberger TheaterMaurice Hines to Bring His Story to Life in TAPPIN' THRU LIFE at Herberger Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?He's going to put a smile on your face and song in your heart. (more...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall SeasonScottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Events Season. Highlights include the Scottsdale International Film Festival, R&B legend Roberta Flack, flamenco guitarist Tomatito, the world-class Warsaw Philharmonic, The Havana Cuba All-Stars, best-selling author Garrison Keillor, Grammy-winning musician Bruce Hornsby, Broadway stars Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, The Capitol Steps' take on Trump vs. Hillary, and much more! (more...)

Catherine Alcorn's New Cabaret CATHARTIC at SlideCatherine Alcorn's New Cabaret CATHARTIC at Slide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

?Award-winning cabaret artist Catherine Alcorn will debut her 'sassy, classy and a bit bad-assy' cabaret Cathartic in October as the inaugural artist in residence at Slide, Sydney's iconic entertainment venue. (more...)

Quincy Jones Set for Comedy Works South at the LandmarkQuincy Jones Set for Comedy Works South at the Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Quincy Jones will headline Comedy Works South at the Landmark from July 28 to 31, 2016. (more...)

Zeb Wells and Elizabeth Porter Join Stoopid Buddy StoodiosZeb Wells and Elizabeth Porter Join Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the company behind recent Emmy® nominated series “Robot Chicken” (Adult Swim) and “SuperMansion” (Sony/Crackle), amongst numerous others, today announced that longtime collaborator and Emmy® and Annie Award winner Zeb Wells has joined the company as an exclusive in-house producer, and longtime Comedy Central executive Elizabeth Porter has been hired as Head of Development. (more...)

Vivian Reed Returns to the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MOREVivian Reed Returns to the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

VIVIAN REED - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times and "a force of nature" by The New York Post - will return with her acclaimed concert "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room on Thursday,July 21 at 7:00 PM. Special guests for this show will be soprano Andrea Jones-Sojola, who appeared on Broadway in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess, and theater and nightclub star Raun Ruffin, who appeared in The Civil War. The show was recently extended through this fall and Reed will also perform at The Metropolitan Room on September 26 and November 10, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening includes unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. A recent rave review from BroadwayWorld.com praises "the profound originality of Reed's arrangements and interpretations. Reed dives headlong into the songs and emerges with something entirely new, fresh and hers." (more...)

Segerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend Returning This OctoberSegerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend Returning This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Jazz greats will be honoring jazz legends during Segerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend taking place October 7 - 9, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016: TOM BURLINSON PERFORMS 'SINATRA AT THE SANDS' To Two Thousand FansBWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016: TOM BURLINSON PERFORMS 'SINATRA AT THE SANDS' To Two Thousand Fans
by Barry Lenny - Jun 29, 2016

Burlinson has a marvellous voice that suits Sinatra's music like a glove. (more...)

A Tribe Called Quest Feted With ASCAP Golden Note Award Presented by Andre 3000 With Surprise Performance by Busta Rhymes at 2016 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music AwardsA Tribe Called Quest Feted With ASCAP Golden Note Award Presented by Andre 3000 With Surprise Performance by Busta Rhymes at 2016 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

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Tony Nominee Michael Cavanaugh to Bring Music of Billy Joel to LA County ArboretumTony Nominee Michael Cavanaugh to Bring Music of Billy Joel to LA County Arboretum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The Pasadena POPS continues their one of a kind, popular outdoor summer concert series with Michael Cavanaugh and the Music of Billy Joel on Saturday, July 9 at the LA County Arboretum. (more...)

Comedian Quincy Jones to Bring Evening of Stand-Up to LittlefieldComedian Quincy Jones to Bring Evening of Stand-Up to Littlefield
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Hot off his acclaimed HBO special Burning The Light, comedian Quincy Jones is bringing stand-up comedy to Brooklyn for a special one night only show with friends on June 30th at Littlefield. (more...)

Orlando Jones Joins Starz's Highly Anticipated Series AMERICAN GODSOrlando Jones Joins Starz's Highly Anticipated Series AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) announced today that Orlando Jones (“Madiba,” “Sleepy Hollow”) will play Mr. Nancy in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, AMERICAN GODS. (more...)

STOMP Coming to Chicago for Extended Run Later This YearSTOMP Coming to Chicago for Extended Run Later This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, STOMP continues its phenomenal run with four global productions: the ongoing sell-out production at New York's Orpheum Theatre, a permanent London company, and North American and European tours. Throughout its life, the show has continued to change by creating new material; this year, it will incorporate two new pieces.  It is safe to say you will never again look at supermarket carts  or plumbing fixtures the same way… or paint cans, or kitchen sinks or… (more...)

Matt Cardle, Elkie Brooks and Toots And The Maytals Among Line-up at The Marlowe TheatreMatt Cardle, Elkie Brooks and Toots And The Maytals Among Line-up at The Marlowe Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

From jazz and classic soul to the gentlest melodies in folk ballads, there is a truly diverse line-up ahead at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. (more...)

The Roundhouse Presents CURTAIN CALL: LIVE PERFORMANCES, Aug. 6The Roundhouse Presents CURTAIN CALL: LIVE PERFORMANCES, Aug. 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

This August, Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, the annual season dedicated to introducing new audiences to innovative culture, returns for its fifth consecutive year with Curtain Call by internationally renowned artist, architect and designer Ron Arad.  Ron Arad's 360° floor-to-ceiling installation is made up of 5,600 silicon rods suspended and filling the Roundhouse's iconic main space. Alongside the installation the Roundhouse has announced seven unique music events, designed by an eclectic mix of artists to take place as one-off performances in and around the installation.    (more...)

Photo Flash: Apollo Theater Hosts Spring Gala, Featuring LL Cool J, Prince Tribute & MorePhoto Flash: Apollo Theater Hosts Spring Gala, Featuring LL Cool J, Prince Tribute & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

 Last evening, the Apollo Theater celebrated its 11th Annual Spring Gala raising $1.7M for its year-round artistic and community programming initiatives.  The concert portion of the evening was hosted by LL COOL J, and opened with the dynamic dancing duo Laurent & Larry Bourgeois of Les Twins.  The concert also featured performances by legendary R&B group, The O'Jays including rousing version of Love Train, The Backstabbers, For the Love of Money and more.  Rising star vocalist, Leon Bridges brought the crowd to its feet with a performance of Mustang Sally and vocalist Andra Day performed her hit song City Burns,followed by a touching performance of Unforgettable in tribute to legendary songstress Natalie Cole. Host LL COOL J also joined DJ D-Nice for a tribute to Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest - one of several iconic artists lost in 2016.  (more...)

Ardea Arts to Host Showcase Performances of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA at Paerdegat Park, 6/25-27Ardea Arts to Host Showcase Performances of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA at Paerdegat Park, 6/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Ardea Arts announces BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. Showcase performances will take place at Paerdegat Park in East Flatbush, Brooklyn Saturday-Monday June 25-27, 2016 at 6pm. BOUNCE is a free, non-ticketed event, open to the public. For more information, visit www.ardeaarts.com/bounce/. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees - SHUFFLE ALONG's Brandon Victor DixonPhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees - SHUFFLE ALONG's Brandon Victor Dixon
by Walter McBride - Jun 7, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next week, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical nominee for Shuffle Along, Brandon Victor Dixon, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

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