Sara Bareilles News

Screenwriter Dean Ward Partners with Choreographer Michael Rooney on 'Freed Unit' Movie Musical
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Screenwriter Dean Ward (currently a writer on Chelsea Handler's latenight talk show 'Chelsea Lately') idolized Gene Kelly as a kid and even learned to tap dance, eventually taking lessons from legendary hoofers including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover and Charles 'Honi' Coles. Now he is teaming with choreographer Michael Rooney ('500 Days of Summer,' 'The Muppets') to produce an original film musical in the style and tradition of MGM's legendary Freed Unit, named for unparalleled movie musical producer Arthur Freed ('Singin' In The Rain,' 'The Bandwagon,' 'An American In Paris'). Coincidentally, and very appropriately, Michael Rooney is the son of Freed Unit icon Mickey Rooney. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sara Bareilles Plays to Capacity Crowd at Wolf Trap, Displays Enviable Musicianship
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 15, 2014

Simply sensational is but one way to describe Ms. Bareilles. (more...)

VIDEO: Ed Sheeran Performs 'Sing', 'Thinking Out Loud' & More on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Below, watch Sheeran perform 'Sing', "Thinking Out Loud" and more from his new album "X." (more...)

Lucius Shares TEARS FOR FEARS Cover, Rdio Session, and Announces International Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Brooklyn's Lucius will release a special edition Genevieve 7' vinyl on July 1 via Mom + Pop/Dine Alone Records. The vinyl will be available to purchase in the band's online store. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Arielle Jacobs Brings BACK TO FREE to The Triad!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jul 01, 2014

'Arielle Jacobs: Back to Free' just played last night, June 30, at Stage 72: The Triad. In her debut solo cabaret, Arielle Jacobs, star of Broadway's IN THE HEIGHTS and Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, went on a personal journey into the exploration of Freedom; wanting it, fighting it, and questioning what it is - through the music of inspiring female artists such as Sara Bareilles, Joni Mitchell, Linda Rondstadt, Ella Fitzgerald, Melissa Etheridge, India Arie and more. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the concert below! (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Phillip Phillips Performs 'Lead on', 'Raging Fire' & 'Gone Gone Gone' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Phillips performs his hit single 'Gone Gone Gone' as part of the show's Toyota Summer Concert Series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Courtney Reed Sings 'Gravity' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2014

ALADDIN's leading lady Courtney Reed performed 'Gravity' at BROADWAY SESSIONS on May 23rd. Watch her sing the Sara Bareilles tune below! (more...)

Amazon Prime Members Stream Tens of Millions of Songs on Prime Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Amazon today announced that in the week following the introduction of Prime Music, Prime members streamed tens of millions of songs -- that's millions of hours of music -- and added tens of millions of songs and more than a million Prime Playlists to their music libraries, for free. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Star Arielle Jacobs to Debut Solo Cabaret BACK TO FREE at Stage 72, 6/30; Comes to LA, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

'Arielle Jacobs: Back to Free' begins at 7 PM on Monday June 30, 2014, at Stage 72: The Triad, located at 158 West 72nd Street, between Broadway and Columbus. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Performances for July 14-20, Includes Sara Bareilles, Huey Lewis, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Wolf Trap Presents Sara Bareilles with Special Guests Lucius and Emily King; The Fray with Barcelona and Oh Honey; Straight No Chaser; Tchaikovsky, Ravel & Rossini; 2001: A Space Odyssey; and Huey Lewis & the News with Special Guest Marc Broussard (more...)

Sara Bareilles & More Among Wolf Trap's Upcoming Performance Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

All Shows at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182 (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Justin Guarini, Patti Murin & More to Lead Industry Reading of Stageworks Media's GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Stageworks Media will present an industry reading of GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN, a New High School Musical written by Eric Price and directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell). Set in a prep school, GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN is a modern retelling of the Jane Austin classic Emma, and features a score comprised of contemporary pop songs made famous by female singers, songwriters, and female-led bands. GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN will be presented on Friday, June 20th at 11:00 am at 54Below (254 West 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band Coming to Bronx Zoo, 7/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, the Latin GRAMMY-winning, all-ages, nationally touring indie rock band from Los Angeles, will perform at the Bronx Zoo on July 4th, 5th and 6th. Showtimes are at 12:30, 2 and 3:30 pm each day. The performances are part of their multi-city national tour, celebrating the release of Aqui, Alla. This collection of celebratory tunes blends Chicano rock, indie pop and Tejano sounds to engage a new generation of kids and families. (more...)

VIDEO: TRAIN Perform 'Drive By', 'Angel in Blue Jeans' on Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Three-time Grammy Award winners Train performed 'Angel in Blue Jeans' and 'Drive By' on this morning's TODAY as part of the show's Toyota Summer Concert Series. (more...)

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs 'Brave', 'Love Song' & More on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Grammy winner Sara Bareilles performed on this morning's TODAY as part of the show's Toyota Summer Concert Series. Below, check out her performances of her hit singles 'Brave' and 'Little Black Dress'! (more...)

Straight No Chaser Coming to The VETS, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser has announced its return to The VETS in Providence as part of a massive 58-city, 66-show tour, dubbed “THE HAPPY HOUR TOUR.” The Providence engagement will be Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 7:30pm. Tickets, on sale now, are $39.30-$59.50, and can be purchased by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787), online at or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St. in Providence. Summer Box Office Hours: M-Th, 10A – 3P; open two hours prior to curtain time on performance dates. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts. The VETS will be closed for renovation until September. (more...)

Straight No Chaser to Play The Beacon Theatre, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

MSG Entertainment and AEG Live announced that Straight No Chaser will take the Beacon Theatre stage on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8:00PM, as a part of "The Happy Hour Tour." Tickets are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 02, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC (more...)

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