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Linzi Hateley Returns as 'Donna' in West End's MAMMA MIA! - New Cast Announced!Linzi Hateley Returns as 'Donna' in West End's MAMMA MIA! - New Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Linzi Hateley returns to the role of Donna Sheridan in the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre from Monday 13 June 2016.  This is a role she has played twice before in London - from 2007-2009 and in 2010.  Her other recent theatre credits include the national tour of Barnum, London Road (National Theatre) and Les Miserables (Queen's Theatre).  Linzi also appeared in the film version of London Road. (more...)

Tucson Museum of Art Announces Major Gift From the Bernard and Jeanette Schmidt TrustTucson Museum of Art Announces Major Gift From the Bernard and Jeanette Schmidt Trust
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

TUCSON, AZ - The Tucson Museum of Art is thrilled to announce the second-largest gift in its 91-year history from the estate of Jeanette H. and Bernard L. Schmidt. The Museum has received a partial distribution of $750,000.00 that will endow the Jeanette and Bernard Schmidt Curator of Latin American Art position at the Museum and provide for purchase of Latin American Folk Art by living artists. The gift also includes 26 works of art by Latin American and American artists Rufino Tamayo, José Guadalupe Posada, Alfredo Zalce, Vicente Gandía, Ynez Johnston, Alonzo 'Lon' Megargee, George Elbert Burr, Leon Pescheret, Andrew Rush, and others; that have been accessioned into the Museum's collection, as well as dozens of works and objects that will be sold to increase the endowment. (more...)

The Tucson Museum of Art and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Present THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of TucsonThe Tucson Museum of Art and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Present THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

TUCSON, AZ - Arizona residents just got luckier! The Tucson Museum of Art (TMA) and The Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) two of the most respected arts organizations in the Southwest present THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson, featuring two Mini Coopers as Early Bird prizes, and a MAXX Builder custom home valued at $500,000 or $400,000 in cash as Grand Prize. Ticket buyers have a one in 35 chance of winning one of over $600,000 in prizes including exotic vacations, a fine jewelry gift certificate, dinners, spa days, and tickets to theatrical performances. THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson kicks off October 1, 2015 and ends with the final drawing for Grand and multiple prizes on March 16, 2016. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL Launches Asian Tour TodayGHOST THE MUSICAL Launches Asian Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The supernatural power of love is taking Asia by storm as the Broadway and West End musical GHOST THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, heads out on tour. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Launch Asian Tour Next MonthGHOST THE MUSICAL to Launch Asian Tour Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The supernatural power of love is taking Asia by storm as the Broadway and West End musical GHOST THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, starts rehearsals in London next week. (more...)

Lynn Manuell's STANDING TALL Now Available for Pre-OrderLynn Manuell's STANDING TALL Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2013

The Emails, Journals and Creative Writings of 9/11, which features writings from many Broadway and arts professionals is set to be released on January 15th by Library Tales Publishing and will be carried at Theatre Circle, Barnes and Noble, and Amazon.com among others. (more...)

New, Richly Illustrated Hardcover, 'John Varvatos: Rock in Fashion,' Offers Style Perspective On Some Of Music Genre's Greatest IconsNew, Richly Illustrated Hardcover, 'John Varvatos: Rock in Fashion,' Offers Style Perspective On Some Of Music Genre's Greatest Icons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

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Joel Hiller Elected as President of Arizona Citizens for the Arts; New Board Members AnnouncedJoel Hiller Elected as President of Arizona Citizens for the Arts; New Board Members Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Joel Hiller, President of the Yavapai Indian Cultural Center, has been elected president of the Arizona Citizens for the Arts Board of Directors. (more...)

Rebecca Trehearn and Stewart Clarke to Star in GHOST: THE MUSICAL UK National Tour; Full Cast Announced!Rebecca Trehearn and Stewart Clarke to Star in GHOST: THE MUSICAL UK National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

The full cast for Ghost the Musical National tour is Keisha Atwell (Louise), Wendy Mae Brown (Oda Mae Brown), Maeve Byrne (Ensemble), Stewart Clarke (Sam Wheat), Michael Cortez (Ensemble), Kimmy Edwards (Ensemble), Jaye Elster (Swing), Livvy Evans (Swing), Ivan De Freitas (Willie Lopez), Gabriella Garcia (Ensemble), Nick Hayes (Ensemble), Stevie Hutchinson (Subway Ghost), Bradley Jaden (Ensemble), Robert Knight (Swing), David Roberts (Carl Bruner), Gregor Stewart (Ensemble), Michael Stewart (Swing), Rebecca Trehearn (Molly Jensen), Amy Webb (Ensemble), Amy West (Ensemble), Luke Wilson (Ensemble) and Karlene Wray (Clara). (more...)

Stewart Clarke, Rebecca Trehearn Lead GHOST THE MUSICAL UK Tour; Full Cast Announced!Stewart Clarke, Rebecca Trehearn Lead GHOST THE MUSICAL UK Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the UK Tour of GHOST THE MUSICAL, beginning at the Wales Millennium Center, Cardiff, in April. (more...)

STATEN ISLAND NOIR Completes Akashic Books' Tour of New York's Gritty UnderbellySTATEN ISLAND NOIR Completes Akashic Books' Tour of New York's Gritty Underbelly
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

In the summer of 2004, when Akashic Books published BROOKLYN NOIR, edited by Tim McLoughlin, we never expected it to launch a series. What we had was an editor who was Brooklyn to the bone, born and raised and with generations behind him, visitor to all of the borough's wildly unique neighborhoods and utterly indifferent to the rarified culture of Manhattan's literary elite. Tim's concept was to identify local authors who knew Brooklyn's neighborhoods even better than he did, to ask them to write original stories, and as its editor to celebrate his beloved and diverse home. (more...)

Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston Among New Titles From Insight EditionsMichael Jackson, Whitney Houston Among New Titles From Insight Editions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

Insight Editions is a publisher focused on creating superlative illustrated books on photography, music, and popular culture. Lavishly produced and visually stimulating, every volume from Insight is dedicated to the skilful interplay of word and image. (more...)

Josh Young, Kerry Ellis, and More Set for ULTIMATE BROADWAY Concerts, 10/19-28Josh Young, Kerry Ellis, and More Set for ULTIMATE BROADWAY Concerts, 10/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

GWB Entertainment and Shanghai Culture Square Theatre are excited to announce a return season of Ultimate Broadway 2012. The concert series opened the Shanghai Culture Square Theatre last year and starred Eden Espinosa, Lea Salonga, Ria Jones, Kevin Kern and Brad Little. Due to the major success of the concerts, a return season is on sale for October 2012. The multi-million dollar venue has been developed as both a producing and receiving house specializing in Musical Theatre. (more...)

Nikon Inc. and Warner Music Group Announce SXSW LineupNikon Inc. and Warner Music Group Announce SXSW Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

Nikon Inc. and Warner Music Group have unveiled details of their residency at the upcoming South by Southwest Music & Media Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. 'The Warner Sound Captured by Nikon' will make its home at Austin's famed La Zona Rosa, with two days and three nights of stellar showcase performances slated for March 13th through 15th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Eden Espinosa, Kevin Kearn, Lea Salonga et al. in ULTIMATE BROADWAY SHANGHAIPhoto Flash: Eden Espinosa, Kevin Kearn, Lea Salonga et al. in ULTIMATE BROADWAY SHANGHAI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2011

GWB Entertainment and Shanghai Grand Theatre ARTS Centre present a major new theatre in Shanghai, China - The Shanghai Culture Square Theatre - Ultimate Broadway. Built over 6 years, this glittering, multi-million dollar venue has been developed as both a producing and receiving house specializing in Musical Theatre. The grand opening took place on September 23rd 2011. Check out phtos of the cast in action below! (more...)

GWB Ent and Shanghai Grand Present ULTIMATE BROADWAYGWB Ent and Shanghai Grand Present ULTIMATE BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

GWB Entertainment and Shanghai Grand Theatre ARTS Centre announce the opening show of a major new theatre in Shanghai, China - The Shanghai Culture Square Theatre - Ultimate Broadway. (more...)

Experience Hendrix LLC & Legacy Recordings Launches 4th Wave of ReleasesExperience Hendrix LLC & Legacy Recordings Launches 4th Wave of Releases
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings proudly announce four new titles representing the fourth wave of releases in the monumental Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project, available everywhere Tuesday, September 13. (more...)

GWB Ent and Shanghai Grand Present ULTIMATE BROADWAYGWB Ent and Shanghai Grand Present ULTIMATE BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2011

GWB Entertainment and Shanghai Grand Theatre ARTS Centre announce the opening show of a major new theatre in Shanghai, China - The Shanghai Culture Square Theatre - Ultimate Broadway. (more...)

Experience Hendrix LLC & Legacy Recordings Launches 4th Wave of ReleasesExperience Hendrix LLC & Legacy Recordings Launches 4th Wave of Releases
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2011

Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings proudly announce four new titles representing the fourth wave of releases in the monumental Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project, available everywhere Tuesday, September 13. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Avenue Q Hits Vegas!Photo Coverage: Avenue Q Hits Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2005

On August 16, 2005, the cast and crew of Avenue Q were welcomed to Las Vegas in true Wynn Las Vegas style and BroadwayWorld was there to cover it! (more...)

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