Tina Turner News

VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview!VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! Created and directed by RAndy Johnson, who wrote and directed the hit Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, with book by Cheryl West (Play On!). Click below for a sneak preview at the talented ensemble! (more...)

Andrea Frierson's ME & ELLA, Valentine to the 'First Lady of Song', Set for Summer at YorkAndrea Frierson's ME & ELLA, Valentine to the 'First Lady of Song', Set for Summer at York
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the 2017 summer New2NY Series presentation of the new musical Me & Ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson (Once on This Island, The Lion King), direction by the Tony Award-winning team of Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only), with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel (Hazel, A Musical Maid in America, 'Happily Divorced'). (more...)

Suits and Shades Are at the Ready for Chicago Blues Brothers at Queen's Theatre HornchurchSuits and Shades Are at the Ready for Chicago Blues Brothers at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Come and shake a tail feather with the Chicago Blues Brothers as they present a joyous two-hour song-fest with over 40 hits performed live on stage at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch on Sunday 16 July. (more...)

BWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Noel S. Ruiz TheatreBWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 14, 2017

The 70's and 80's inspired jukebox musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, tells the story of three drag queens who travel across the Australian desert on a journey to reach Alice Springs on the titular bus. (more...)

BWW Review: TOMMY, Theatre Royal Stratford EastBWW Review: TOMMY, Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Debbie Gilpin - Jun 13, 2017

Following a successful national tour, Ramps on the Moon's co-production of The Who's Tommy continues its journey with a run at Theatre Royal Stratford East this month. Ramps on the Moon is a budding consortium that is associating closely with several UK theatres and theatre companies as they work on new projects over the course of the next few years. One of their partners, Graeae Theatre Company, will be at Stratford East later this year with their production of Reasons To Be Cheerful. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, HENRY, SWEET HENRY and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowBrian Stokes Mitchell, HENRY, SWEET HENRY and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Old School Square Announces the 2017-18 SeasonOld School Square Announces the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Old School Square announces the 2017-18 Season of performances, lectures, exhibits, classes and workshops. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating Girl Power with BEEHIVE The 60's MusicalBWW Review: Celebrating Girl Power with BEEHIVE The 60's Musical
by Andria Tieman - Jun 5, 2017

BEEHIVE is a musical so jam-packed with hits that it's almost overwhelming.  Though this show is not a traditional musical so much as it's a musical revue, there is a nice loose plot running through the whole production that serves to give the songs political and social context and really drive home how tumultuous the 1960s were and how dramatically different the early part of the decade was from the end of it.  The cast of seven women start out as young adults, and then as the time of the songs passes, they grow up, learn more about the world, and channel that knowledge back into the music.  It's a fun night of nostalgia, but also one that doesn't completely sugarcoat the problems of the past. (more...)

AVENUE Q, BEEHIVE, BOEING, BOEING and More Set for Metropolis Performing Arts Centre's 2017-18 SeasonAVENUE Q, BEEHIVE, BOEING, BOEING and More Set for Metropolis Performing Arts Centre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre has announced its 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEEHIVE THE 60'S MUSICAL Grooves at Theatre By The SeaPhoto Flash: BEEHIVE THE 60'S MUSICAL Grooves at Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

BEEHIVE - THE '60s MUSICAL is playing at Theatre By The Sea thru June 18. Tickets are $46 - $72. Tickets are available to purchase by phone (401) 782-8587, online at theatrebythesea.com, or in person at 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, RI 02879. (more...)

Jam Packed June Is Full Of Fantastic Performances At The Epstein TheatreJam Packed June Is Full Of Fantastic Performances At The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

An incredible year of entertainment at The Epstein Theatre shows no signs of slowing down with a whole host of brand new shows for all the family coming to Liverpool this June! (more...)

Jessie Galante and Alessandro Del Vecchio Duet on 'More Like Love Divine'Jessie Galante and Alessandro Del Vecchio Duet on 'More Like Love Divine'
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Jessie Galante and Alessandro Del Vecchio duet on 'More Like Love Divine', second single taken from Jessie's new album 'The Show Must Go On'. (more...)

Top Tribute Act Totally Tina comes to the Epstein TheatreTop Tribute Act Totally Tina comes to the Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Local singer Justine Riddoch will prove she's Simply The Best Tina Turner tribute when she comes to The Epstein Theatre on Saturday 3rd June with her explosive show Totally Tina. (more...)

2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Achievement Award Recipient & Gala Screenings2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Achievement Award Recipient & Gala Screenings
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Outfest - the Los Angeles based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen - today announced its 2017 Achievement Award recipient, Bryan Fuller, and its galas, including Opening and Closing Night, for the 2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival presented by HBO. The nation's leading LGBT festival will be held July 6-16, 2017. (more...)

Jessie Galante Releases New Album  'The Show Must Go On' Today via Tanzan MusicJessie Galante Releases New Album 'The Show Must Go On' Today via Tanzan Music
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The full-length, 11-track album release, “The Show Must Go On” was recorded in various cities and countries from NYC to Rome. The album embodies a universal flare of many genres, all embracing Galante's distinctive soulful voice. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 10, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 10, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 10, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to Wednesday, May 10, 2017…which prompts us to ask the musical question: Who remembers the Saturday Night Massacre back in the 1970s, during which Richard Nixon fired the special Watergate prosecutor and all hell seemed to break loose (even more than it had already) in Washington, D.C.? (more...)

The Capitol Theatre Presents Peter White And Euge Groove 8/25; Tickets on Sale This Saturday!The Capitol Theatre Presents Peter White And Euge Groove 8/25; Tickets on Sale This Saturday!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents Peter White and Euge Groove on Saturday, May 13 at 10 am. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 25 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting RoomSongwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hosted by Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight ('Simply The Best,' 'Love Is A Battlefield,' 'Invincible'),  Schirmer Theatrical and Greenberg Artists present 'Women Rock' at The Cutting Room on May 22nd, celebrating the great female singers and songwriters who changed the face of rock n' roll. A portion of the proceeds from 'Women Rock' will be donated to the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea to Host Ultimate Celebration of Female Empowerment!Theatre By The Sea to Host Ultimate Celebration of Female Empowerment!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Are you ready to recall the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power? Bill Hanney's award winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) is set to make its own kind of music with BEEHIVE The '60s Musical, the ultimate celebration of 1960's female empowerment. Performances begin Wednesday, May 31 and plays thru Sunday, June 18, 2017. Press night is scheduled for Friday, June 2 at 8p.m. (more...)

Sarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's PubSarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The R&B calendar heats up at Joe's Pub! Highlights include Labelle founding member Sarah Dash on May 12; the soulfully-voiced and hard-rocking singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Celisse Henderson on May 31; Australian singer Cloves (Kaity Dunstan) on June 1; the Peterson Brothers, a modern blend of blues rock from 20-year-old Glenn and 17-year-old Alex Peterson, on June 2; a fundraiser for The Restorative Center with Stephanie McKay on June 15; soul powerhouse gina Breedlove on June 20; Alfa Anderson's album release party for her solo debut, From My Heart, on July 7; and, the relentlessly energetic JJ Thames & The Violet ReVOLT on August 8. (more...)

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