Woody Guthrie News

Karsh Kale, Midlake, Allen Toussaint, The Deslondes and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/23-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming lineup for the next couple weeks, July 23-August 3, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

American Blues Theater's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Returns July 25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed byDamon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

David Cromer in THE NORMAL HEART and More Set for 2014 Three Oaks Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

Jason Boland & The Stragglers to Perform at Fox Theatre, 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present Jason Boland & The Stragglers at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, August 14th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, June 27th for $15.00 in advance or $17.00 day of show. (more...)

American Blues Theater Remounts Hit Production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 7/25-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Pink Previews, where tickets sales benefit the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research, are Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Friday August 1 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Broadway's Kenita Miller and More to Star in PROPAGANDA! THE MUSICAL at NYMF, 7/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) presents Propaganda! The Musical a world premiere musical Book, Music, and Lyrics by Taylor Ferrera & Matt Webster. Nathan Brewer directs a cast of 10, including MaryJoanna Grisso (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Nick Mason, Kenita Miller* (Bway: Xanadu, The Color Purple), Kenny Morris* (Bway: Hairspray, Les Miserables), Benjiman Dallas Redding (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Shaun Repito (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Dale Sampson*, Beth Cheryl Tarnow*, and Jillian Wallach (Nat. Tour: Legally Blonde). Propaganda! The Musical is being staged at PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 9th & 10th Avenues) in NYC for five performances from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

MATILDA's Oona Laurence to Star in Boxing Drama SOUTHPAW
by Movies News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

MATILDA's Oona Laurence will star as Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams' daughter, Leila Hope in the upcoming boxing drama, SOUTHPAW, (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extended Through the Holidays, Now Through Jan 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Million Dollar Quartet, the longest-running Broadway musical production in Chicago's history, has been extended through January 4, 2015. With over 2,000 performances and nearly 6 smash years in Chicago, the Tony Award-winning rock 'n' roll musical holds the record for the longest-running Broadway musical in Chicago. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 20, 2014, at 10:00am. (more...)

Three Oaks Theatre Festival Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

The Jazz Scene Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Next Show: THE (pre) FOURTH OF JULY SPECIAL - CLASSIC AMERICANA (more...)

SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, VINCENT and More Among Theatre Lineup at 2014 Astra Arts Festival, 7/3-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

The multi-disciplinary Astra Arts Festival will present guests with three outstanding theatre performances at its inaugural event this July; 'Say Goodnight Gracie,' 'Hard Travelin' with Woody,' and 'Vincent.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAURICE HINES is TAPPIN' THRU LIFE
by Roy Berko - Jun 06, 2014

'Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie,' 'Maestro: Leonard Bernstein,' 'The Devil's Music: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith,' 'One Night with Janice Joplin.' What do these all have in common? They are shows that Cleveland Play House has staged in the last several years, and they are productions that showcase the musical talents of a particular artist. (more...)

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Coming to Hollywood Fringe, 6/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY, the critically acclaimed multimedia solo show with the music and artworks of Woody Guthrie, written and performed by Randy Noojin, will perform as part of Hollywood Fringe at Theatre Asylum's Elephant Studio, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd, 90038 on Friday, June 20 @ 10pm, Saturday, June 21 @ 4pm, Monday, June 23 @ 8:30pm, Thursday, June 26th @ 10pm, Saturday, June 28 @ 5:30pm. Tickets are $15 or pay-what-you-can and can be purchased at HollywoodFringe.org, HFF14.org/1678 or at the door. (more...)

Sweet Judy Blues (Judy Collins) Returns to Cain Park on June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Judy Collins returns to Cain Park's Evan Amphitheater on Saturday, June 14 at 8 PM, bringing with her the tricks of the trade for which she is so well-known and loved: sublime vocals, skillful musicianship, boldly vulnerable songwriting, sharing personal life triumphs, and her firm commitment to social activism. (more...)

Michael Miles to Perform His One-Man Show FROM SENEGAL TO SEEGER, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Michael Miles performs his acclaimed one-man show, From Senegal to Seeger, a social and political portrait of America through the strings of a banjo, live at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 Hwy 89A in West Sedona, at 7:30 p.m., Monday June 2. Tickets will be available at the door and online at www.sedonacollaborative.org. Tickets are $35. (more...)

The Last Internationale's Debut Album Set For 8/19 Release
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

We Will Reign, The Last Internationale's debut album, will be released by Epic Records on August 19. The band will be previewing songs from the collection at New York City's Mercury Lounge on June 11. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Marin Theatre Company's FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 54 Below Tributes Peter, Paul and Mary!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2014

Peter, Paul & Mary's years together were spent communicating personal, political and social imperatives by way of their impeccably chosen songs, personally crafted harmonies, humor and passion. 54 Below just relived the timeless music of Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey and Mary Travers in a one-night-only concert event. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

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