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Landmark on Main Street to Present Mavis Staples in ConcertLandmark on Main Street to Present Mavis Staples in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Landmark on Main Street is honored to present Mavis Staples in concert at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater. Tickets go on sale to Friends of Landmark Tuesday, February 28 and to the general public on Friday, March 3. (more...)

Audra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell have announced the details of the Pops' 2017-18 season, the first back in the Orchestra's home at Music Hall following an extensive renovation and transition season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NOSE Musical, Coming to The Master TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at THE NOSE Musical, Coming to The Master Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

THE NOSE, a whimsical new family musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will play Brooklyn's famous Master Theater (formerly known as the Millennium Theater) for one night only following its sold-out premiere at the Workshop Theatre in Midtown Manhattan last summer. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Tyne Daly & Robert Forster-Led CHASING MEM'RIES, Plays by Halley Feiffer & Neil LaBute, SELL/BUY/DATE and More Slated for the Geffen in 2017-18Tyne Daly & Robert Forster-Led CHASING MEM'RIES, Plays by Halley Feiffer & Neil LaBute, SELL/BUY/DATE and More Slated for the Geffen in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced five plays in its 2017/2018 season with a focus on staging works by emerging contemporary playwrights and celebrated veteran writers. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's PubTHE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, February 22 - March 5, 2017. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Announces Workshops Led By Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori ParksThe Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Announces Workshops Led By Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori Parks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting announces its 2017 live online workshop programme, and for the first time offers three international workshops from Australia, India and New York. These free workshops, led by celebrated writers including Suzan-Lori Parks, are freely available online and offer budding playwrights, and potential prize winners, the chance to develop their craft with the advice of these leading professionals. (more...)

SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall'SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall'
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents "Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall" on Monday, March 6, at 8:00pm. The performance features the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra with 18 of the country's top musicians, conducted by Terry Myers, and with Special Guest Vocalist Nancy Osborne. Relive the legendary concert that made Benny Goodman the most celebrated jazz bandleader of his day. Leading a band of musicians including Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Hodges and Count Basie, Benny Goodman played music ranging from "Honeysuckle Rose" to "Sing, Sing, Sing." We re-create that night in 1938 with today's best musicians.  (more...)

Michael Wolff Adds an Additional NYC Performance to March CalendarMichael Wolff Adds an Additional NYC Performance to March Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Michael Wolff has confirmed one of his biggest concerts in years for March 12th at the West Bank Cafe in NYC, hosted by comedian Lewis Black. (more...)

Highlights In Jazz to Present WOMEN IN JAZZ  at Tribeca Performing Arts CenterHighlights In Jazz to Present WOMEN IN JAZZ at Tribeca Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, continues its record breaking 45th season at 8:00 PM on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York City, with a special Women In Jazz program. (more...)

Jazz Pianist & Composer Michael Wolff Set for Retrospective Hosted by Comedian Lewis BlackJazz Pianist & Composer Michael Wolff Set for Retrospective Hosted by Comedian Lewis Black
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Michael Wolff has confirmed one of his biggest concerts in years for March 12th at the West Bank Cafe in NYC, hosted by comedian Lewis Black. (more...)

Steve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with STANDARD TIMESteve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with STANDARD TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Following three previous sold-out engagements, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes back Grammy Award-winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell, for four performances only: Thursday, March 30 (8 p.m.); Friday, March 31 (8 p.m.); Saturday, April 1 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, April 2 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Award-Winning Family Musical Based on Gogol's Tale Comes to Landmark Russian Theater for One Night OnlyAward-Winning Family Musical Based on Gogol's Tale Comes to Landmark Russian Theater for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

THE NOSE, a whimsical new family musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will play Brooklyn's famous Master Theater (formerly known as the Millennium Theater) for one night only following its sold-out premiere at the Workshop Theatre in Midtown Manhattan last summer. The New York Times warns readers, 'you may feel that a part of your body has a mind of its own!' (more...)

Pegi Young Premieres New LP 'Raw' with the LA TimesPegi Young Premieres New LP 'Raw' with the LA Times
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

On February 17, Pegi Young heads out on her own with a new album Raw, a collection of songs about love, loss and forgiveness. (more...)

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This MarchRickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Joey 'D', Warren Wolf and More Coming Up at The NashJoey 'D', Warren Wolf and More Coming Up at The Nash
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

March brings a new collection of outstanding artists in jazz for its Special Engagement Series.  In addition to its weekly shows featuring emerging and veteran jazz artists every Friday and Saturday nights, Jam sessions on Sunday evenings and packed First Fridays, the top names in jazz are arriving to perform at the noted jazz club in downtown Phoenix.   (more...)

Creative Cauldron to Present Scorching Musical BLUES IN THE NIGHTCreative Cauldron to Present Scorching Musical BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Creative Cauldron presents the Tony-Award Nominated Musical Blues in the Night, directed by Creative Cauldron's Artistic Associate, Matt Conner. Set in a rundown hotel in Chicago 1938, Blues in the Night was conceived and originally directed by Sheldon Epps. (more...)

Stars Set for Billy Porter-Helmed TOPDOG/UNDERDOG at the HuntingtonStars Set for Billy Porter-Helmed TOPDOG/UNDERDOG at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the explosive Pulitzer Prize winner Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Tony, Grammy, and Drama Desk Award winner Billy Porter (The Colored Museum at the Huntington and Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway). Performances run March 10 - April 9, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

African American History in Tallahassee - Visit Heritage Sites Across the CityAfrican American History in Tallahassee - Visit Heritage Sites Across the City
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Florida's Capital City has some of the state's most significant African American historical sites, from early homes, schools and churches with roots in the era of slavery to the Civil Rights Heritage Walk commemorating sit-ins and bus boycotts that helped end segregation policies. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Recording Academy's GRAMMY Recordings and Atlantic Records announce the release of the 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album - which is now available in stores and via all digital retailers. (more...)

Pegi Young Premieres New Video with Entertainment WeeklyPegi Young Premieres New Video with Entertainment Weekly
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On February 17, Pegi Young heads out on her own with a new album Raw, a collection of songs about love, loss and forgiveness. (more...)

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