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Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad StageAnnouncing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Born for This July 11 through August 6 (press opening on July 20).  Kicking off The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Theatre Season, this new musical features original music by six time GRAMMY Award-winning artist BeBe Winans, book by Charles Randolph-Wright and BeBe Winans, and is directed by Randolph-Wright (director of the Broadway and West End runaway hit Motown: The Musical).    (more...)

Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 SeasonMultimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national, and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres-from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. (more...)

Paris Cat Presents New Soul Show BLACK IS VINYLParis Cat Presents New Soul Show BLACK IS VINYL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From Australia's Soul Capital comes two of Melbourne's outstanding vocalists, Fulton Street's Shannen Wick and jazz, soul, rhythm and blues vocalist, Vanessa Fernandez, performing together for one night only in Black is Vinly; bringing a mix of old, new and original soul on Thursday 15 June 2017 at Paris Cat. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Returns to Minneapolis; Tickets On Sale 4/28MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Returns to Minneapolis; Tickets On Sale 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy, with Hennepin Theatre Trust, are proud to announce MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is returning to Minneapolis as the final presentation of the 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season July 11-16, 2017 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Avenue., Minneapolis). (more...)

First Listen: The APX Unveil Electrifying Electro-funk Single 'Lose Yourself to the Groove'First Listen: The APX Unveil Electrifying Electro-funk Single 'Lose Yourself to the Groove'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Please get ready to immerse yourself in the electrifying music of Atlanta, Georgia's THE APX. There's something special that has brewed up with these two eclectic musicians who are bringing their unique style and sound to stages across the country this year. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna BeachPhoto Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Season Finale Features Will Chase, Christopher Jackson, Jessie Mueller and Adrienne WarrenPhoto Coverage: The New York Pops Season Finale Features Will Chase, Christopher Jackson, Jessie Mueller and Adrienne Warren
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 22, 2017

Carnegie Hall is home to some of the greatest 'serious' music created by mankind and when Maestro and Music Director Steven Reineke takes the stage with the 78 member New York Pops Orchestra it's also about great music, great entertainment, and great fun.   The final concert of the season was titled 'You've Got a Friend: A Celebration of Singers and Songwriters and it featured guest artists Will Chase, Christopher Jackson, Jessie Mueller and Adrienne Warren.  (more...)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Release New Album 'So It Is' TodayPreservation Hall Jazz Band Release New Album 'So It Is' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Preservation Hall Jazz Band have released their latest album So It Is today via Legacy Recordings. (more...)

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fisher Theatre is the Perfect Show for Detroit & Motown Music Fans!BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fisher Theatre is the Perfect Show for Detroit & Motown Music Fans!
by Katie Laban - Apr 21, 2017

If there is one show that is perfect for Detroit, Motown the Musical would be it. Every aspect that there is to love about Motown Records and the music that came out of it is there in the show, plus the great adoration and respect that is gives to the Motor City. Whether you are a fan of Motown music, Detroit, or just love an entertaining and fun theatre experience, Motown the Musical is the show for you. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Screening, Showtune Sing-a-longs and More Set for United Palace This SpringTHE SOUND OF MUSIC Screening, Showtune Sing-a-longs and More Set for United Palace This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

United Palace, the stunning architectural gem that recalls the movie palaces of a bygone era, is hosting a series of blockbuster special events for adults and children of all ages on the weekend of May 6 and 7. (more...)

Gilbert Neal's New Single 'Drop of You' from Latest Album Drops 6/2Gilbert Neal's New Single 'Drop of You' from Latest Album Drops 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Gilbert Neal to release new single 'Drop of You' from his latest album 'The Mayor of Estes Park' Gadabout, raconteur, ne'er-do-well-er. Gregarious and fecund. (more...)

Gary Williams and Friends to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMADGary Williams and Friends to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Described as "old school virtuosity," by Time Out, star of the West End's 'Rat Pack' Gary Williams celebrates some of Hollywood's greatest musical moments.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone TheatrePhoto Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A successful advertising and marketing executive Peter LeDonne was the owner and partner of Ash/LeDonne, Inc. one of the most prominent entertainment marketing firms in the Industry. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and London, the agency represented theatre, films, personalities, record companies and major entertainment venues. (more...)

THE WAILING SOULS Come to the Fox TheatreTHE WAILING SOULS Come to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Fusing the harmonies of Motown with the roots and dancehall sounds of reggae, The Wailing Souls have ridden the crest of Jamaica's music for more than four decades. Nominated for Grammy awards three times, the group scored hits with classic roots reggae tunes, War and Bredda Gravlicious, Firehouse Rock, and 1992 album and title track, All Over The World. Additionally, the group scored number one hits with Things and Time, Jah Jah, Old Broom, and Shark Attack. The Wailing Souls' recording career has been nothing short of historic. (more...)

Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln CenterVictor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for its season finale on Sunday, May 7th at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 3:30pm. (more...)

Lighthouse Guild's Blind or Visually Impaired Students to Bring Music and Art Together at The MetLighthouse Guild's Blind or Visually Impaired Students to Bring Music and Art Together at The Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The worlds of art, music, and poetry will come together as students, who are blind or visually impaired, from Lighthouse Guild's Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg Music School perform in concert at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Friday, April 28, from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. (more...)

Announcing FRIDAY FEST 2017 at Van WezelAnnouncing FRIDAY FEST 2017 at Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

With summer just around the corner it's time to announce Friday Fest '17, theFREE outdoor summertime concert series, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall! The family-friendly party of the summer will take place select Friday nights from 5-9PM on the Bayfront Lawn of the Van Wezel featuring some of Sarasota's top musical talent. (more...)

SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO to Return to FOX as All-New One-Hour Weekly SeriesSHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO to Return to FOX as All-New One-Hour Weekly Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

FOX has picked up SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO as a one-hour weekly series, featuring Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey as host. Set to debut during the 2017-2018 season, SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO is a reimagining of the classic talent showcase series. (more...)

World Famous Impersonators, The Edwards Twins, Return to Ocean State TheatreWorld Famous Impersonators, The Edwards Twins, Return to Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! After a sold out performance in December, the world famous impersonators, The Edwards Twins will be returning to Ocean State Theatre on May 3 with a new show and new stars! (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's Brian Davis Set for TAPTASTIC! at The Met RoomAFTER MIDNIGHT's Brian Davis Set for TAPTASTIC! at The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Metropolitan Room presents the NYC premiere of 'TAPTASTIC!', the tap dance cabaret starring Brian Davis (After Midnight Norwegian Escape, Showtime at the Apollo) and featuring Pamela Yasutake (Broadway's Shuffle Along, Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies) on April 24 at 9:30PM. (more...)

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