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BWW Reviews: STACY SULLIVAN's Intimate New Show at the Metropolitan Room Has An Identity ProblemBWW Reviews: STACY SULLIVAN's Intimate New Show at the Metropolitan Room Has An Identity Problem
by Alix Cohen - May 22, 2015

Stacy Sullivan is a warm and amusing storyteller with an entertaining family history. The first six numbers of her new Metropolitan Room show on Thursday night, Since You Asked (after the Judy Collins song), are bridged by tales of her parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and her upbringing in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, five of these songs have only the most tenuous relationship to material that follows, diminishing reception with thoughts of--Where's the connection? What's she trying to say? (more...)

BWW Reviews: Donna Migliaccio Celebrates RANDOMOSITY at Signature TheatreBWW Reviews: Donna Migliaccio Celebrates RANDOMOSITY at Signature Theatre
by Benjamin Tomchik - May 21, 2015

Donna Migliaccio closes Signature's 2014-15 cabaret season with a witty and captivating performance celebrating the random events that led her to select the evening's playlist. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - May 15, 2015

In the famous 1960s hit 'Is That All There Is?' by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Peggy Lee croons the melancholy lyric, 'If that's all there is, my friend, then, let's keep dancing. Let's break out the booze and have a ball, if that's all there is.' While this song ironically doesn't make it into the eclectic catalog of tunes that fuel THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH: AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE, currently in its world premiere at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, it could easily have become the show's theme song. When a flood of epic proportions wipes out all but two scraggly survivors, played as a pair of Estragon and Vladimir-style hobos by Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac, there is very little left for them to do but sing and dance. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Brooke Moriber Will Sing from FIRE EP at Pianos on 5/18Broadway Veteran Brooke Moriber Will Sing from FIRE EP at Pianos on 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

On May 18 (7PM) Broadway veteran Broooke Moriber will head to Pianos (158 Ludlow Street) to perform from her soon to be released EP 'Fire' for the first time! For tickets, visit: http://www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Out of Doors Free Summer Festival, 7/22-8/9Lincoln Center Announces Out of Doors Free Summer Festival, 7/22-8/9
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2015 will present three weeks of FREE music and dance across the plazas of Lincoln Center from July 22 to August 9 in the 45th edition of the popular outdoor summer festival. Out of Doors will offer a diverse range of concerts, dance, family and special events featuring dozens of U.S., international and local artists. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala in JuneJonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's "Unsung Heroes" - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala on Monday, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  TDF is honoring these "heroes," as they have assisted the organization in fulfilling its mission of supporting works of artistic merit and helping to make theatre accessible to all. (more...)

Pink Martini's Storm Large Will Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/28-30Pink Martini's Storm Large Will Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

After playing to sold-out crowds last October, Storm Large of Pink Martini fame returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for three performances only with her new show, Taken By Storm, on Thursday, May 28 (8 p.m.), Friday, May 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, May 30 (7 p.m.). Be swept away by the voice, beauty and visceral talent of Storm Large, an artist who truly lives up to her name. The Napa Valley Register hails, "Natural talent like hers comes along only once in a stadium full of wannabes" and Critical Jazz proclaims, "A new cool sophistication is coming to the tightly clustered female vocal jazz pack and her name is Storm Large." Tickets for Storm Large range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Warner Bros. Records Bolsters Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch Licensing TeamWarner Bros. Records Bolsters Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch Licensing Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) today announced two changes in its Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch Licensing team (more...)

Judy Collins to Return to Cafe Carlyle Next MonthJudy Collins to Return to Cafe Carlyle Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Judy Collins' unique artistry has captivated audiences for over fifty years and landed her a spot in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Stephen Holden of The New York Times has praised her for evoking 'the kind of ethereal, far-sighted reflection that is her special artistic territory.' Cafe Carlyle welcomes back the legendary singer-songwriter for a two-week solo engagement, May 5-16. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: David Mamet's Many Movie Masterpieces - GLENGARRY To SPECTOR & A Look Ahead To SPEED-THE-PLOWFLASH FRIDAY: David Mamet's Many Movie Masterpieces - GLENGARRY To SPECTOR & A Look Ahead To SPEED-THE-PLOW
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 10, 2015

Today we are celebrating the many cinematic showcases for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and director David Mamet. (more...)

Actress/Comedian CHARLOTTE PATTON 'Celebrates' the Idiosyncrasies of Men in New Show at the Metropolitan Room, 5/28Actress/Comedian CHARLOTTE PATTON 'Celebrates' the Idiosyncrasies of Men in New Show at the Metropolitan Room, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Charlotte Patton has been married and not. She's had serious relationships, flings, and romances with men of all ages (but mostly younger). She's experienced all the charms, foibles, and idiosyncrasies of the opposite sex--and loves them anyway. Now the actress and comedian will bring all of that worldly wisdom to her sensual, provocative, and playful new cabaret show . . . 'Celebrating Men (Bless Their Hearts),' opening at New York's Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) on May 28 at 9:30 pm. Patton's show is Directed by Award-winning cabaret performer Karen Oberlin with Musical Direction by MAC Award winner Barry Levitt. Recent MAC Award winner Tom Hubbard is on bass. Peter Napolitano contributes as Creative Consultant. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stacy Sullivan Brings SINCE YOU'VE ASKED to The Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Stacy Sullivan Brings SINCE YOU'VE ASKED to The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 6, 2015

Stacy Sullivan brought her new show, "Since You've Asked' to The Metropolitan Room last night and broadwayworld was there. Whether you're a fan of The Great American Songbook or VH1, you'll find something to love within this eclectic evening of music and story. With musical director Troy Fannin on guitar, Matthew Watanabe on piano, and Jaime Mohamdein on bass, Sullivan has created her most personal, thought-provoking evening to date. With music by Randy Newman, Nina Simone, Ray LaMontagne, Hoagy Carmichael, Judy Collins, Ed Sheeran, Woodie Guthrie, Stevie Nicks, Cole Porter, George Harrison, Noel Coward, David Hajdu, Fred Hersch, Jonsi, Stephen Schwartz...and others. (more...)

ASCAP to Honor Influential Music Icons at 2015 Pop Music AwardsASCAP to Honor Influential Music Icons at 2015 Pop Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will present rock heavyweights KISS with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards (more...)

Brooke Moriber to Tape for RICK'S RISING STARS at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 4/8Brooke Moriber to Tape for RICK'S RISING STARS at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Flash forward some years later, with seven Broadway shows, roles opposite such stars as Lili Taylor and Kristen Johnston, and a burgeoning recording career -- Brooke Moriber will hit the stage with her band Wednesday, April 8th for a taping of Verizon Fios1's 'Rick's Rising Stars' at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, located at 140 Merrick Rd, Amityville, NY 11701. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Brooke Moriber to Bring Musical Talents to TVSinger Songwriter Brooke Moriber to Bring Musical Talents to TV
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

For native New Yorker Brooke Moriber, having a knack for stage performance came very early on. After garnering the role of Young Cosette in Broadway's "Les Miserables" as her first audition at age 8, it was clear the young actress had an abundant amount of talent and a bright future in show biz. (more...)

HUNGER GAMES Composer James Newton Howard to Be Honored at HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA This FallHUNGER GAMES Composer James Newton Howard to Be Honored at HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Founder and CEO of 'Hollywood in Vienna' Sandra Tomek is excited to welcome distinguished composer James Newton Howard as the guest of honor and recipient of the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award. The annual film music gala 'Hollywood in Vienna,' now in its eighth year, will take place on October 15th and 16th, 2015 at the historic Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna Concert Hall) in Vienna, Austria. (more...)

LA Master Chorale to Present WATER PASSION AFTER ST. MATTHEWLA Master Chorale to Present WATER PASSION AFTER ST. MATTHEW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Water becomes an extraordinary and transformative musical instrument taking center stage as it flows, drips, gurgles, splashes, bubbles and crashes to create a staggering array of percussive sounds when the Los Angeles Master Chorale, conducted by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, presents Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Tan Dun's riveting Water Passion After St. Matthew, 'a masterpiece for the ages' (AllMusic), on Saturday, April 11, 2 pm, and Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7 pm, at Disney Hall. (more...)

Next Stop... Broadway! Meet the Full Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Opening TonightNext Stop... Broadway! Meet the Full Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Opening Tonight
by Meet the Cast - Mar 15, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY officially opens tonight, March 15, 2015 at the American Airlines Theatre. This is a limited engagement through July 5, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the full company and watch interviews with the cast (who celebrated their originally planned opening on March 12) below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Maureen McGovern Will Celebrate Women at 54 BelowBWW Interview: Maureen McGovern Will Celebrate Women at 54 Below
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 9, 2015

The former pop star and Broadway headliner brings her tribute to female singer-songwriters to 54 Below. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Darius de Haas & More Set for Lyrics & Lyricists' NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITY, 3/21-23Klea Blackhurst, Darius de Haas & More Set for Lyrics & Lyricists' NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITY, 3/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

There are eight million stories in the Naked City-and a song to go with each of them. (more...)

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