Whitney Houston News

Casting Announced for Las Vegas' Sexiest New Smash: MAGIC MIKE LIVECasting Announced for Las Vegas' Sexiest New Smash: MAGIC MIKE LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The search is over! Following a nationwide man-hunt, casting for the highly-anticipated production, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS is now finalized. Inspired by the ever-popular Magic Mike film franchise and conceived by the film's star Channing Tatum, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS will feature 13 of the hottest and most talented males from around the country. Preview performances for the sizzling production will begin on Thursday, March 30 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino inside of the mythic Club Domina. The show will celebrate its official opening night on Friday, April 21. (more...)

Brandy Norwood to Return to the Cell Block for CHICAGO in D.C. This AprilBrandy Norwood to Return to the Cell Block for CHICAGO in D.C. This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler and the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announce that Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood will play 'Roxie Hart' when the production returns to Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. CHICAGO THE MUSICAL will play a limited two-week engagement from April 4-16, 2017. (more...)

The Empress of R&B, Natasha C. Coward, to Play The Metropolitan RoomThe Empress of R&B, Natasha C. Coward, to Play The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

She is known as The Empress of Real R&B. With a vocal range that cause listeners to jump to their feet in awe Natasha C. Coward's amazing voice has been compared to the likes of Patti Labelle, Yolanda Adams, Aretha Franklin and the late Whitney Houston. From the moment you listen to her, you're captivated by a voice that stimulates the mind, body and soul. Natasha C. Coward is awakening musical souls throughout the music industry with her style and grace. (more...)

World Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & CultureWorld Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Michael Ann Russel Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC) presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture CenterBWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Feb 22, 2017

Overture Center welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The TROCKS, to Overture Hall for one night only on Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. The program will include Le Lac Des Cygnes, Pas de Six from Esmeralda and Don Quixote. (more...)

PERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year MilestonePERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The long-running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history on Tuesday, April 18th becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach a milestone 30th Anniversary. (more...)

Highline Ballroom Whitney Houston Tribute to Mark Five Years Since Icon's PassingHighline Ballroom Whitney Houston Tribute to Mark Five Years Since Icon's Passing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Almost nine years ago, a spontaneous duet of Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' in the Times Square subway station captured the imagination of over a million viewers worldwide on social media. (more...)

Michael Wolff Adds an Additional NYC Performance to March CalendarMichael Wolff Adds an Additional NYC Performance to March Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Michael Wolff has confirmed one of his biggest concerts in years for March 12th at the West Bank Cafe in NYC, hosted by comedian Lewis Black. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in MelbourneFull Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost today announced that the Melbourne season of the international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD will play at the Regent Theatre from 24 August. The 2017 Australian tour of THE BODYGUARD will commence at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on 21 April, before playing at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from 19 July, then moving to the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. (more...)

Scoop: PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017Scoop: PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD at the Ed Mirvish TheatreBWW Review: THE BODYGUARD at the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by Alan Henry - Feb 16, 2017

Direct from London's West End is The Bodyguard The Musical making it's Candian premiere featuring the entire West End cast. (more...)

BWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio TheatreBWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 15, 2017

Love was in the air when a packed house celebrated Valentine's Day on opening night of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre. Starting out with a bang (literally), Deborah Cox dominated the stage with her powerhouse voice and stunning presence as 'Rachel Marron', originally played by the late Whitney Houston in the feature film of the same name. But instead of embodying the fictional character Rachel Marron, this superstar channeled every nuance of legendary Whitney Houston in what felt more like a tribute concert to the late, great diva. In fact, it felt more like an actual concert by Whitney herself -- So much so, that during one of her climactic moments, someone in the audience even shouted, 'Whitney's in the house!' (more...)

Echo Theater Company's bittersweet romantic comedy FOUND DOG RIBBON DANCE Extends Through 3/12Echo Theater Company's bittersweet romantic comedy FOUND DOG RIBBON DANCE Extends Through 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

World premiere of The Found Dog Ribbon Dance  has been xtended through March 12. Professional cuddler Norma's quest to return a lost dog to its rightful owner leads her to encounter a slew of oddballs and maybe even discover a second chance at love. A bittersweet romantic comedy about loneliness, oxytocin, and the healing power of Whitney Houston. (more...)

THIS IS US Ranks #3 Among Big 4 Telecasts for the Primetime Week 2/6THIS IS US Ranks #3 Among Big 4 Telecasts for the Primetime Week 2/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

NBC has averaged a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.7 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Feb. 6-12, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Lara Spencer to Host New Weekly Program PEOPLE ICONS, Premiering 3/7Lara Spencer to Host New Weekly Program PEOPLE ICONS, Premiering 3/7
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

ABC News and People are teaming up once again for a new limited primetime series titled PEOPLE ICONS premiering TUESDAY, MARCH 7, at 10 p.m. EST on ABC.  (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional PremieresTheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the lineup for the company's 48th season. (more...)

Adam Gopnik, Ana Del Castillo and More Set for ALL THESE WONDERS: THE MOTH at Lincoln CenterAdam Gopnik, Ana Del Castillo and More Set for ALL THESE WONDERS: THE MOTH at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents All These Wonders: The Moth at Lincoln Center on March 29, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity ImagesRed Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

Carly Robyn Green to Make NYC Concert Debut at Feinstein's/54 BelowCarly Robyn Green to Make NYC Concert Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BMG recording artist and songwriter Carly Robyn Green in her NYC concert debut on February 23, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera HouseBWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House
by Guest Blogger: Sam Weber - Feb 8, 2017

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House (more...)

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