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Pandora to Host Sounds Like You: NYC Featuring Nas, Young M.A and Dave EastPandora to Host Sounds Like You: NYC Featuring Nas, Young M.A and Dave East
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On July 19, just as New York City's summer hits its stride, Pandora (NYSE: P) will celebrate the sounds of New York City with PANDORA SOUNDS LIKE YOU: NYC. New York's own NAS, YOUNG M.A, DAVE EAST, and the legendary BIZ MARKIE will perform for fans at this free event which takes place at Brooklyn Steel. (more...)

Mary J. Blige, A$AP Rocky & More to Perform at BET AWARDS 17Mary J. Blige, A$AP Rocky & More to Perform at BET AWARDS 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

BET Networks announced today that R&B's brightest stars Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, El Debarge, and in their first-ever BET Awards performance, Xscape, along with some of hip hop's hottest talent including A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Swae Lee, Khalid and SZA, and musician Kamasi Washington will perform at the 'BET Awards 17'. (more...)

Bert Kreischer to Embark on Australian Tour this SeptemberBert Kreischer to Embark on Australian Tour this September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

BERT "The Machine" KREISCHER is an American stand-up comedian, actor and reality television star who is touring Australia for the very first time and appearing at Sydney's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.  (more...)

Concord Bicycle Music Acquires Imagem Music Group, Which Includes Rodgers & Hammerstein WorksConcord Bicycle Music Acquires Imagem Music Group, Which Includes Rodgers & Hammerstein Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Concord Bicycle Music has announced the acquisition of global independent music publishing and theatrical rights company Imagem Music Group. Unique for its leadership role in Broadway, classical, and pop music, Imagem Music Group's vast and historic catalogue of music assets totals more than 250,000 copyrights and includes compositions by some of the most significant and successful artists and songwriters in music history. The landmark agreement brings Concord Bicycle Music's combined publishing catalogue to 380,000 copyrighted works, further underscoring the company's position as a fully integrated independent recorded music and publishing powerhouse. (more...)

Concord Bicycle Music Acquires Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatrical Rights & PublishingConcord Bicycle Music Acquires Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatrical Rights & Publishing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Concord Bicycle Music has announced the acquisition of global independent music publishing and theatrical rights company Imagem Music Group. Unique for its leadership role in Broadway, classical, and pop music, Imagem Music Group's vast and historic catalogue of music assets totals more than 250,000 copyrights and includes compositions by some of the most significant and successful artists and songwriters in music history. The landmark agreement brings Concord Bicycle Music's combined publishing catalogue to 380,000 copyrighted works, further underscoring the company's position as a fully integrated independent recorded music and publishing powerhouse. (more...)

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall to Portray Jasmine in Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot?Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall to Portray Jasmine in Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot?
by Movies News Desk - May 22, 2017

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is on the shortlist to play the royal role in the studio's upcoming live-action remake, to be directed by Guy Ritchie. (more...)

The Movies That Matter Film Series presents CONCUSSIONThe Movies That Matter Film Series presents CONCUSSION
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Granada Theatre announces the screening of Concussion, the next installment of the "Movies That Matter with Hal Conklin" Film Series on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7:00pm. Based on an incredible true story, Concussion highlights Dr. Bennet Omalu's remarkable discovery of the relationship between football-related concussions and brain damage. Prior to the film screening, guests will enjoy a discussion between series curator and former Santa Barbara mayor, Hal Conklin, and his guests Dr. Stephen Kaminski, Medical Director of Trauma Services at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Melissa Grunt, CPNP, Concussion Clinic Nurse Practitioner, Cottage Children's Medical Center; and Laura Capps, Santa Barbara Unified School District Board Member who will discuss sports related head trauma in schools. (more...)

International Jazz Day 2017 Worldwide Celebration Concludes With Extraordinary All-Star Global Concert, Hosted By Actor Will Smith, In Havana, CubaInternational Jazz Day 2017 Worldwide Celebration Concludes With Extraordinary All-Star Global Concert, Hosted By Actor Will Smith, In Havana, Cuba
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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FAST & FURIOUS Franchise to Receive Generation Award at 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDSFAST & FURIOUS Franchise to Receive Generation Award at 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

MTV today announced that FAST & FURIOUS , one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture franchises of all time, will receive the Generation Award at the 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS (more...)

INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends to 6/17 at 16th Street TheaterINTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends to 6/17 at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - June 17, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. (more...)

Review Roundup: John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winnerJohn Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins(Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman(Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OFAdam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OF
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Netflix announced today that comedy icons Adam Sandler and Chris Rock will reunite to star in a new Netflix original film set to begin production in Long Island, New York this summer. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 20th, 2017 - HELLO, DOLLY! Opens on Broadway and More!BWW Morning Brief April 20th, 2017 - HELLO, DOLLY! Opens on Broadway and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Bette Midler officially returns to Broadway tonight in HELLO, DOLLY! (more...)

Will Smith In Talks to Play Genie in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action ALADDINWill Smith In Talks to Play Genie in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action ALADDIN
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Will Smith is currently in discussions to take on the iconic role of Genie in Disney's upcoming live-action ALADDIN. The role was made famous by late comedian Robin Williams in the studio's 1992 animated film. (more...)

INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends at 16th Street TheaterINTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - June 3, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with Press Opening on Thursday, April 20 @ 7:30 PM.   (more...)

AT&T AUDIENCE Network Set to Premiere Exclusive Documentary 'American Standoff'AT&T AUDIENCE Network Set to Premiere Exclusive Documentary 'American Standoff'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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Lead Singer Larry Dodson Announces Retirment from The Bar-KaysLead Singer Larry Dodson Announces Retirment from The Bar-Kays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Larry Dodson, Sr., The Bar-Kays' lead singer, will retire at the end of the year after 47 years as the lead singer of the internationally renowned funk and R&B band. 'It has been a blastand I am fortunate to do what I enjoy for almost five decades with The Bar-Kays,' said Dodson. (more...)

Netflix Commits to Four More Feature Films Starring Adam SandlerNetflix Commits to Four More Feature Films Starring Adam Sandler
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Netflix announced today that it has extended its deal with Adam Sandler and will commit to finance the development and production of four more feature length films starring the successful comedian. (more...)

Grammy Winner Jill Scott Coming to the Fabulous Fox This SummerGrammy Winner Jill Scott Coming to the Fabulous Fox This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Fox Concerts presents the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter JILL SCOTT at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Colin Farrell May Join Tim Burton's Remake of DUMBOColin Farrell May Join Tim Burton's Remake of DUMBO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

As previously reported, Tim Burton will direct a live-action adaptation of the 1941 animated classic DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. Colin Farrell, most recently seen in FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, is currently in talks to join the film. (more...)

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