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Frank Shiner to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with LONELY TOWN LONELY STREETFrank Shiner to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with LONELY TOWN LONELY STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

With the success of his new single and video, two sold-out New York shows, a slew of strong reviews and escalating social media numbers, Frank Shiner's return to Feinstein's/54 Below couldn't have come at a better time. (more...)

Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July. (more...)

Colony Theatre Announces Five-Show Series IT'S SHOWTIME!Colony Theatre Announces Five-Show Series IT'S SHOWTIME!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced It's Showtime!, a new five-show series which features entertainment ranging from concerts to magic to comedy. Said Colony Director of Development Heather Provost, "We are thrilled to be able to offer this kind of programming over the coming months. The series is designed to provide something for arts lovers of all ages." (more...)

Showtime Announces New Premiere Date for Documentary WHITNEY. CAN I BE MEShowtime Announces New Premiere Date for Documentary WHITNEY. CAN I BE ME
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The critically acclaimed Showtime Documentary Film WHITNEY. 'CAN I BE ME,' originally scheduled to premiere Saturday, August 26 on SHOWTIME, will now air on Friday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Avery SommersPalm Beach Dramaworks presents Avery Sommers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Broadway veteran and South Florida favorite Avery Sommers, whose voice has been described as a "powerhouse" by The New York Times, takes the stage in Palm Beach Dramaworks' new cabaret series at the Perlberg Studio Theatre from June 23 - June 25. Sommers will present a program of songs by Fats Waller, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, George and Ira Gershwin, Marvin Hamlisch, Whitney Houston, Donna Sumner, and others. She will be accompanied by Irwin Solomon at the piano. (more...)

Ricky Minor to Return as Musical Director for ABC's AMERICAN IDOL RebootRicky Minor to Return as Musical Director for ABC's AMERICAN IDOL Reboot
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

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EDINBURGH 2017: Pick Of The Programme - TheatreEDINBURGH 2017: Pick Of The Programme - Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 20, 2017

With hundreds of theatre productions to choose from at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue has narrowed down her top picks from the theatre section of the programme (more...)

Chicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes HologramChicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Hologram USA Networks Inc.  today announced a partnership with Chicago's historic Avalon Regal Theater to install its patented hologram technology on a permanent basis, allowing live artists to be "beamed" in by telepresence, and for performances by Hologram USA's recreated stars from the past.  The Avalon Regal and the Hologram USA theater in Los Angeles, will be the first full time dedicated hologram theaters in the United States, and their launch kicks off a campaign to build and install 100 theaters nationwide. The network of theaters will be supported by Hologram USA Networks and the FilmOn TV and FOTV Media Group. (more...)

Birthday Sax, Erin Markey, Paul Brill, and More Coming to Joe's PubBirthday Sax, Erin Markey, Paul Brill, and More Coming to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to continue hosting and supporting a host of exciting Downtown performers in June and beyond! (more...)

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Kentucky Center For The ArtsBWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - Jun 14, 2017

After a long wait, Louisville is finally ready to GET KINKY! (more...)

Showtime Shares First Look at Gripping Documentaries RISK and WHITNEY. CAN I BE MEShowtime Shares First Look at Gripping Documentaries RISK and WHITNEY. CAN I BE ME
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Extending its slate of can't be missed nonfiction projects, Showtime Documentary Films will premiere RISK, the latest documentary from Academy Award® winner Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR), on Saturday, July 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the television debut of WHITNEY. “CAN I BE ME,” (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubMandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Only Three Weeks Left To Experience THE BODYGUARDOnly Three Weeks Left To Experience THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Sydney audiences have only three weeks left to see the award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD. The Sydney season ends on 2 July before heading to Brisbane's Lyric Theatre and then Melbourne's Regent Theatre. With people on their feet dancing at the end of every performance and four and five star reviews online, audiences are loving the iconic story and their favourite hits like I'm Every Woman, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, How Will I Know and I Will Always Love You. (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...)

Showtime Releases New Extended Clip from THE PUTIN INTERVIEWSShowtime Releases New Extended Clip from THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Showtime Documentary Films has released a new extended clip from Oliver Stone's unprecedented conversations with Vladimir Putin, THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Veanne CoxBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Veanne Cox
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 7, 2017

Today's subject Veanne Cox is currently living her theatre life onstage at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) playing the role of Arsinoé in The School for Lies. The show runs through July 9th at the Lansburgh Theatre. (more...)

WOMEN OF LETTERS, SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubWOMEN OF LETTERS, SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for the next two weeks, June 7-18, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: Stage Adaptation of THE BODYGUARD Makes OC Debut at Segerstrom CenterBWW Review: Stage Adaptation of THE BODYGUARD Makes OC Debut at Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Jun 6, 2017

First, let's get this out of the way: while sitting through the national tour production of THE BODYGUARD---the stage adaptation of the late Whitney Houston's 1992 film that boasts the best-selling soundtrack of all time---one thing is absolutely for certain: chart-topping recording artist Deborah Cox is unquestionably a spectacular singer. But sadly, it pains me to say, that Cox's musical contributions---and Houston's musical gems themselves---are pretty much where THE BODYGUARD itself excels. When Cox and company aren't singing or dancing up a storm, the audience is left with mostly cheesy, overly-exaggerated melodrama, flat, one-dimensional characters, and even at times over-done 'thrills' that make you laugh instead of feel any suspense. (more...)

SHOWTIME Releases New Trailer and Extended Clip for THE PUTIN INTERVIEWSSHOWTIME Releases New Trailer and Extended Clip for THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Showtime Documentary Films has released the first extended clip, new trailer and poster art for THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS, a revealing series of conversations between renowned filmmaker Oliver Stone and Russia president Vladimir Putin. (more...)

Broadway Theatre Project's Director of Dance Wraps Up Intensive Workshop at New World SchoolBroadway Theatre Project's Director of Dance Wraps Up Intensive Workshop at New World School
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Broadway Theatre Project's (BTP) Director of Dance Herman Payne just wrapped up a three-week intensive program at New World Schools of Arts College of Dance in Miami, Florida and will join BTP in July.    (more...)

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