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VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs New Single 'It's Your World'; Dreamgirls Duet on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Grammy Award winning recording artist and Academy Award winning actress, Jennifer Hudson performed her new hit single, 'It's Your World' on last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT live results show. (more...)

First Listen: VH1 Premieres Jennifer Hudson's 'JHUD' Album!
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Starting today, VH1 began exclusively streaming Jennifer Hudson's album, JHUD, in its entirely at JenniferHudson.VH1.com. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson, Ed Sheeran & More to Perform on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Season Finale, 9/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

"America's Got Talent" concludes with a star-studded finale Sept. 17 at a special time, 8-10p.m. ET on NBC, featuring performances by critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, Grammy Award winning songstress Jennifer Hudson (more...)

American Blues Theater to Host 'RIPPED' Play Festival for DCFS, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, present a special edition of RIPPED: The Living Newspaper DCFS Stories, Sunday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. as a fundraiser for the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. This RIPPED edition is a night of short plays, poetry and spoken word inspired by DCFS stories and headlines. (more...)

American Blues Theater Accepting Submissions for 2015 Blue Ink Playwriting Award Through 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, announce that American Blues Theater is currently accepting submissions for the 2015 Blue Ink Playwriting Award through Monday, Sept. 1 at 11:59 p.m. The Blue Ink Playwriting Award was created in 2010 to support new work. Competition rules are attached to this email Playwrights may only submit one (1) manuscript each year for consideration. The winning play will be selected by Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater's award-winning Ensemble. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the Blue Ink Playwriting Award of $1,000 and receive a staged reading at American Blues Theater in Chicago. For information on submission policy and more details, please go AmericanBluesTheater.com. (more...)

Snoop Dogg 'Live at Your Fingertips' Set for Musiek Media's Digital Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Musiek Media Group (MMG) is pleased to announce the launch of its IP connected device concert series, leading off with music icon, Snoop Dogg. 'Snoop Dogg & Friends' take the stage with the live band 1500, DJ Quik, including a tribute to 2PAC and Nate Dogg. (more...)

American Blues Theater Extends HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Through Sept 28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the extension of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," through Sunday, September 28, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

RCA Records' Tom Corson to Be Honored at T.J. Martell Foundation's Family Day
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

The T.J. Martell Foundation is proud to announce that it will celebrate its 15 th Annual Family Day on Sunday, September 28 th, 2014 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. (more...)

Jody Gerson Named Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. (more...)

American Blues Theater Now Accepting Blue Ink Playwriting Submissions for 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, announce that American Blues Theater is currently accepting submissions for the 2015 Blue Ink Playwriting Award through Monday, Sept. 1 at 11:59 p.m. (more...)

American Blues Theater's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Returns July 25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed byDamon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Deon Cole Headed to Las Vegas' Suncoast Showroom, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Funnyman Deon Cole will bring his charismatic, side-splitting act to the Suncoast Showroom on August 2. (more...)

American Blues Theater Remounts Hit Production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 7/25-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Pink Previews, where tickets sales benefit the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research, are Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Friday August 1 at 7 p.m. (more...)

American Blues Theater Hosts Benefit Performance of Multi-Award Winning GROUNDED, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the Saturday, June 21 performance of Grounded, by George Brant and directed by Lisa Portes, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. is a benefit performance for Children of War Foundation. Proceeds from the performance will go directly to surgery and medical treatment for Shah Bibi Tarakhail, an Afghan Child Affected by War. The running time is approximately 80 minutes. Grounded runs through July 13. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $19 - $49 and are available at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

American Blues Hosts Staged Reading for the 2014 Blue Ink Winner Douglas Post, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside of American Blues Theater is proud to announce American Blues Theater is hosting a staged reading of the 2014 Blue Ink Playwriting Award-winning play Comden Mall Community Activists, by Chicagoan Douglas Post, Sunday, June 29 at 4:30 p.m. at Greenhouse Theater Center, Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., directed by American Blues Theater Ensemble member Heather Meyers. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 payable at the door. For more information go to americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

British Band Rixton Announce Summer U.S. Headlining Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ During their appearance this morning on The TODAY Show, British band Rixton announced that they will hit the road for a summer headlining tour of the U.S. that kicks off on July 30 th in Boston. The 'Broken Heart Tour' will find them hitting major cities across the U.S., including New York City and Los Angeles, with special guest, rising artist T. Mills who recently released hisAll I Wanna DoEP featuring theupbeat partysingleof the same name. Advance access to tickets will be available atwww.rixtonband.combeginning Tuesday June 3rd at 10am (local time). Rixton's six-show mini tour this month found them selling out shows within 30 minutes. (more...)

British Band Rixton Announce Summer U.S. Headlining Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ During their appearance this morning on The TODAY Show, British band Rixton announced that they will hit the road for a summer headlining tour of the U.S. that kicks off on July 30 th in Boston. The 'Broken Heart Tour' will find them hitting major cities across the U.S., including New York City and Los Angeles, with special guest, rising artist T. Mills who recently released hisAll I Wanna DoEP featuring theupbeat partysingleof the same name. Advance access to tickets will be available atwww.rixtonband.combeginning Tuesday June 3rd at 10am (local time). Rixton's six-show mini tour this month found them selling out shows within 30 minutes. (more...)

Ian Bell's Brown Derby Series to Encore TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET (CHAPTERS 1-12) at the Re-Bar, 6/5-7
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

IAN BELL's BROWN DERBY SERIES presents a special encore of R. Kelly's epic 'Hip-hOpera' TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET (Chapters 1-12) - LIVE! (more...)

Breaking Indie Music (BIM) Hosts Executive Suite Series of Live Online Pitch Sessions in June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Breaking Indie Music, an online site that is a platform for music talent and a resource for executives looking for talent, hosts theExecutive Suite, a series of online demo listening sessions beginning June 3rd withKevin Black, owner ofU Can Fly. (more...)

Justin Timberlake Tops 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Winners; Full List Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - May 19, 2014

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards took place last night, Sunday May 18th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (more...)

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