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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/6-2/7/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/6-2/7/2016
by - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 7, 2016 - Sunday, February 7, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: FREEZE FRAME Combines Art, Dance and Music to Affect Social ChangeBWW Review: FREEZE FRAME Combines Art, Dance and Music to Affect Social Change
by Shari Barrett - Feb 7, 2016

Written, directed and choreographed by three-time Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen, Freeze Frame takes audiences on a rollercoaster ride through some of LA's toughest streets where gangs, poverty, violence, and drugs are an everyday reality. Originally commissioned by the Brisbane Arts Festival, Freeze Frame is a dynamic mix of street-tough characters sharing their stories through a series of high-powered scenes of dance, song and drama featuring more than thirty Debbie Allen Dance Academy proteges and professional guest artists. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com from 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016. (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday Special: Watch Broadway Get Patriotic with the National Anthem!Super Bowl Sunday Special: Watch Broadway Get Patriotic with the National Anthem!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 7, 2016

While sports-lovers are gearing up for football's biggest night, theatre people are probably more interested in the performances than the Panthers and Broncos. Tonight's halftime show will feature Coldplay, with Beyonce and Bruno Mars, but before that, Lady Gaga will kick off the night with the National Anthem. She joins the ranks of such music legends as Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Billy Joel, Ray Charles and many more, in singing the beloved tune for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California. Tune in tonight at 6:30 PM on CBS to cheer her on live! (more...)

Prince's PIANO AND A MICROPHONE Tour Set for Australia & New Zealand This FebruaryPrince's PIANO AND A MICROPHONE Tour Set for Australia & New Zealand This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Prince will bring his Piano & A Microphone tour to Australia and New Zealand this February for 10 exclusive and intimate shows.  (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present LOUIS & KEELY: LOVE AT THE SAHARA Opens 2/27Laguna Playhouse to Present LOUIS & KEELY: LOVE AT THE SAHARA Opens 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Hershey Felder Presents are thrilled to announce the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2015-2016 season, Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello and Vanessa Claire Stewart starring in LOUIS & KEELY: 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA, written by Vanessa Stewart, Taylor Hackford & Jake Broder, choreography by Vernel Bagneris and directed by Taylor Hackford.  "Our subscribers and audiences are about the have the time of their lives as we transport them to 1950's Las Vegas and beyond and the incomparable song-stylings of Louis Prima and Keely Smith," says Wareham. LOUIS & KEELY: 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA will begin previews on Wednesday, February 24; will open on Saturday, February 27 and will run through Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Lady Gaga & Marlee Matlin to Perform National Anthem at the Super BowlLady Gaga & Marlee Matlin to Perform National Anthem at the Super Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

/LADY GAGA will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl 50 pregame festivities at Levi's Stadium in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, February 7, the NFL and CBS announced today. The performance will be televised live on CBS prior to kickoff. (more...)

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finalist Tim Hockenberry to Release Self-titled Debut AlbumAMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finalist Tim Hockenberry to Release Self-titled Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Tim Hockenberry is a versatile multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter whose voice is reminiscent of Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, and Tom Waits. (more...)

N'Kenge to Grace the Stage for CLASSIC FM Show with the Naples PhilharmonicN'Kenge to Grace the Stage for CLASSIC FM Show with the Naples Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Naples Philharmonic presents symphony siren and Broadway diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) in their Classic FM - Four Decades of Radio Hits show. (more...)

Debby Holiday Coming to Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage, 2/4Debby Holiday Coming to Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

On Thursday, February 4, singer/songwriter Debby Holiday brings her show, 'The Musical Menagerie of Debby Holiday' to Martinis Above Fourth. From her father's standard 'Put A Little Love In Your Heart' to the music she grew up on, from AC/DC to David Bowie to Bette Midler, to her hard rock days, blues, and her dance music hits, it will be a night of music, song & laughter. Tickets for the 8PM show are $20 and are available at www.ma4sd.com. (more...)

SCAPIN to Run 2/19-27 at UofSC's Longstreet TheatreSCAPIN to Run 2/19-27 at UofSC's Longstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the outrageous comedy Scapin, February 19-27 at Longstreet Theatre. (more...)

Jazz at the 'Ville Presents Chris VadalaJazz at the 'Ville Presents Chris Vadala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Office of Visual & Performing Arts, Millersville UniversityThe MU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band will perform with special guest Chris Vadala, one of the country's foremost woodwind artists who has performed with musical legends including Ella Fitzgerald, B. B. King, and Ray Charles, on Friday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Center. (more...)

Lighting Designer Stephen Moss Named 2016 USITT Rising StarLighting Designer Stephen Moss Named 2016 USITT Rising Star
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Lighting designer and technician Stephen Moss of Nashville, Tenn., is the winner of USITT's 2016 Rising Star Award sponsored by LDI/Live Design. (more...)

The Scintas to Open at the Plaza Hotel & CasinoThe Scintas to Open at the Plaza Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Plaza Hotel & Casino is proud to announce that Las Vegas' first family of entertainment, the Scintas, will bring their legendary and critically acclaimed music and comedy show to the property's iconic showroom for a limited engagement beginning Friday, Feb. 19. (more...)

MOTOWN's N'Kenge Set for BROADWAY DIVAS with the Ottawa SymphonyMOTOWN's N'Kenge Set for BROADWAY DIVAS with the Ottawa Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Back by Popular Demand, Broadway Diva N'Kenge (MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL and SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM) returns to National Arts Centre. She will grace the stage in the BROADWAY DIVAS concert with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly for three nights; Thursday January 21, Friday January 22 and Saturday January 23, 2016 at 8:00PM. (more...)

John Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met RoomJohn Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

After closing out 2015 with a packed house and enjoying an all-too-brief holiday hiatus, John Minnock returns to the Metropolitan Room for a new season of high-energy jazz and blues on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of George Brant's MARIE AND ROSETTAAtlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of George Brant's MARIE AND ROSETTA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

?Atlantic Theater Company has to announced the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, directed by Atlantic artistic director Neil Pepe, as part of its 2016-2017 season in the fall. (more...)

Steve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This SpringSteve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Following a sold-out engagement in April 2015, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes back Grammy Award-winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Artistic Director Sheldon Epps to Depart Following 2016-17 SeasonPasadena Playhouse Artistic Director Sheldon Epps to Depart Following 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that Sheldon Epps will leave his post as Artistic Director at the end of the 2016-17 season. Epps will continue his long affiliation with The Playhouse when he assumes the role of Artistic Director Emeritus. (more...)

Steve Tyrell Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 3/10-13Steve Tyrell Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 3/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Following a sold-out engagement in April 2015, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes back Grammy Award-winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell, for four performances only: Thursday, March 10 (8 p.m.); Friday, March 11 (8 p.m.); Saturday, March 12 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, March 13 (3 p.m.). (more...)

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