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BWW Review: Laura Careless Dynamic and Decadent in Company XIV's Erotic SNOW WHITEBWW Review: Laura Careless Dynamic and Decadent in Company XIV's Erotic SNOW WHITE
by Michael Dale - Feb 8, 2016

Brilliantly evocative director/choreographer Austin McCormick turns in another sensual delight. (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...)

Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy  Special Merit Award RecipientsCelia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy Special Merit Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Recording Academy® announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Ruth Brown, Celia Cruz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane, Linda Ronstadt, and RUN DMC. (more...)

Jazz Musicians to Perform Christmas Favorites at Ware Center, 12/4Jazz Musicians to Perform Christmas Favorites at Ware Center, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Harrisburg native jazz pianist Steve Rudolph will perform with exceptional veteran jazz musicians, vocalist Dred "Perky" Scott and bassist Hassan J.J. Shakur, in a program of jazz interpretations of Christmas favorites on December 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ware Center. Favorites will include "Let It Snow," Mel Torme's "Christmas Song," "Little Drummer Boy," "My Favorite Things," "Silent Night," and many more. All tickets include complimentary beverage service which begins at 7:00 PM with the concert beginning at 7:30 PM. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

Vocalist Carmen Bradford Joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra for Special Christmas PerformanceVocalist Carmen Bradford Joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra for Special Christmas Performance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Grammy-winning Count Basie vocalist Carmen Bradford joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra for A Carmen Bradford Christmas at the Concord City Auditorium “The Audi” Located at 2 Prince Street Concord, NH, on Sunday, December 13, at 4pm. Tickets for this festive performance start at $25 and are on sale now. (more...)

Jazz Musician Harold Ousley Passes AwayJazz Musician Harold Ousley Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Harold Lomax Ousley, born January 23, 1929 in Chicago, Ill., passed away yesterday, August 13, 2015. (more...)

Felix Hernandez's RHYTHM REVIEW DANCE PARTY Heads to Brooklyn Center, 4/9Felix Hernandez's RHYTHM REVIEW DANCE PARTY Heads to Brooklyn Center, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce the addition of renowned DJ/producer Felix Hernandez to its 2015-16 season, who will bring his legendary Rhythm Review Dance Party to Brooklyn Center on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8pm. (more...)

South Camden Theatre Sets 2015 Summer Staged Reading SeriesSouth Camden Theatre Sets 2015 Summer Staged Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey will host a free staged reading series on Monday evenings this summer that features new works by Richard L. Gaw and J. Adam Russell. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: It's So Long, Farewell, Au Wiedersehen Reviewing For Me, But Meet & Greet BWW's New Team of Cabaret CriticsCABARET LIFE NYC: It's So Long, Farewell, Au Wiedersehen Reviewing For Me, But Meet & Greet BWW's New Team of Cabaret Critics
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 7, 2014

After four years reviewing cabaret shows, more than two for BroadwayWorld, our lead New York cabaret critic Stephen Hanks will be giving up reviewing shows to be the BWW Cabaret section's Editor and lead feature writer. Here's how he became a cabaret reviewer, why he's giving it up, and who he's brought on board to make up BWW's new cabaret reviewing team. (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre TonightJD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre tonight, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

Denise Spann-Morgan Joins 9/29 Reading of BIRTHDAY PIE at Irvington Town Hall TheaterDenise Spann-Morgan Joins 9/29 Reading of BIRTHDAY PIE at Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The stage unit of Iron Violet Productions, Iron Violet Stage, in association with Denman Turner Entertainment Group, will present a staged reading of 'Birthday Pie', written by best-selling author, and playwright, Arthur Wooten on September 29th, 2014, at 7:30 PM. The performance will be held on the renovated stage at the historic Irvington Town Hall Theater, in Irvington, New York -- thirty minutes from Manhattan, by train. There will be a 'talk-back' with the author, and producer(s). (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale TomorrowJD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out TodayFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

DRG Records celebrates the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and is available in stores and online today, July 22nd. To kick off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next WeekFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

DRG Records will kick off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, today, July 22nd at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). There will be an in-store appearance and performance at 5pm. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next WeekFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

DRG Records will kick off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, on Tuesday, July 22nd at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). There will be an in-store appearance and performance at 5pm. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Gets 7/22 ReleaseFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Gets 7/22 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

DRG Records announces the release of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and available in stores and online July 22nd. To kick-off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. (more...)

Carmen Bradford to Join Capitol Jazz Orchestra for Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, 3/9Carmen Bradford to Join Capitol Jazz Orchestra for Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

With performances on 4 Grammy Award-winning albums, sold out concerts the world over, and sixteen recordings, Carmen Bradford is considered to be one of the greatest jazz vocalists alive today. On Sunday, March 9, this celebrated vocalist joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra as they pay tribute to “The First Lady of Song”, Ms. Ella Fitzgerald. For over sixty years, Ella set the standard for vocalists of all genres and has been influential to singers from Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, and Mel Torme' to Michael Buble', Natalie Cole, and Harry Connick, Jr. Don't miss this incredible evening as the legacy of Ella Fitzgerald is honored by one of today's greatest jazz singers. (more...)

Mambu Joins Global Microfinance Network SEEPMambu Joins Global Microfinance Network SEEP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

The Skivvies, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this WeekThe Skivvies, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Revue to Begin Performances 2/2 at Stage 72ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Revue to Begin Performances 2/2 at Stage 72
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE, a musical revue based loosely on fact and mostly fiction about the people and performers who took the stage and filled the tables at the majestic Club Harlem 'on Kentucky Avenue' in the north section of Atlantic City from the 1930s until the late 1980s, will make its NYC commercial stage debut at STAGE72/THE TRIAD, 158 West 72nd Street, on Sunday, February 2, with performances at 3pm and 7pm and Monday, February 3 at 7pm in honor of Black History Month. (more...)

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