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Five Student Poets Announced in White House Committee's National Student Poets Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The fifth annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) the nation's highest honor for youth poets has been announced by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The students were appointed by First Lady Michelle Obama at a ceremony earlier today in the State Dining Room at the White House. As part of an appointment ceremony, each of the students did a reading of an original poem. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Marla Gibbs, Boys II Men & More on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, celebrity updates include the largest-selling R & B group of all time, Boyz II Men, groundbreaking TV actress Marla Gibbs, “Seinfeld's” Larry “Soup Nazi” Thomas, and actress Jennifer Esposito. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Nashville Theatre's New Season Continues at Breakneck Pace
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 9, 2016

It's another one of those perplexing and invigorating weekends in Nashville theater as some of the season's most anticipated shows open - and theater-goers find themselves sometimes making a "Sophie's Choice" decision in some cases when the options somehow seem overwhelming. And as confounding as that can be for audiences, it once again shows that the theater scene in these parts remains as vital and as artistically challenging as ever… (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Eden Espinosa in Studio Tenn's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center will present Evita, opening tonight, September 9 through September 18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. Check out a sneak peek at Eden Espinosa below! (more...)

iHeartMedia and Hispanic Radio Legend Enrique Santos Form Strategic Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

iHeartMedia announced today it has joined forces with Hispanic radio legend Enrique Santos of Magnus Media to develop an unprecedented Hispanic multi-platform initiative that will leverage iHeartMedia's reach of more than a quarter of a billion listeners monthly. (more...)

Brooklyn Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, and More Speak Out on Poverty Through MTA Subway Poster Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, Will Rogers and Staceyann Chin have joined the Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) 2016 ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign, which launched on September 7 in 36 Brooklyn subway stations, featuring stylized posters illustrating a diverse, hip and eclectic group of Brooklyn movers and shakers who are advocating for poor and low-income Brooklyn residents. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Eden Espinosa in Studio Tenn's EVITA
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performinig Arts Center's will present Evita September 9-18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che.  Go behind the scenes with Eden Espinosa in the video below! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 9/8 - 9/14 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 9/8 - 9/14, airing on NBC (more...)

Women That Soar to Honor Wynonna Judd at Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Gina Grant, founder, CEO and creator of the Women That Soar Awards announced Wynonna Judd, four time Grammy Award nominated singer and New York Times bestselling author, will perform at the 2016 Women That Soar Awards, (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere Original Movie SURVIVING COMPTON: DRE, SUGE & MICHEL'LE, 10/15
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Celebrated hip-hop recording artist Michel'le will speak up and speak out about the darker side of Compton hip-hop as she narrates the Lifetime Original Movie, SURVIVING COMPTON: DRE, SUGE & MICHEL'LE, based on her life story, premiering Saturday, October 15 (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADY
by Jade Kops - Sep 7, 2016

Under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House, MY FAIR LADY pairs recreations of the original vision with Direction from the original Eliza Doolittle, Dame Julie Andrews, the remaining living link to Moss Hart's (1956 Director) original production. (more...)

Kennedy Center & WNO Seek Nominations for 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington National Opera seek nominations for the 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award, which celebrates excellence in performance by recognizing a young American singer who has achieved initial professional success in the area of opera, oratorio, or recital repertory, and who exhibits promise for a significant career. (more...)

Scoop: QUANTICO Season Premiere on ABC - Sunday, September 25, 2016
by - Sep 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on QUANTICO Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 25, 2016! (more...)

The Players to Honor Barbara Cook with Helen Hayes Award; Charles Busch to Host
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Players, the city's most fabled private social club for actors and artists, will present its inaugural Helen Hayes Award to Barbara Cook, the musical theatre legend who is widely considered one of the twentieth century's best interpreters of the Great American Songbook, at a gala ceremony on Thursday, September 15th. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 9/2 - 9/8 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Sep 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 9/2 - 9/8, airing on CBS (more...)

PROJECT RUNWAY Winner Christian Siriano to Headline South Walton Fashion Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

South Walton Fashion Week (SWFW), taking place October 5th through 8th in venues throughout South Walton, Fla., announces celebrity designer Christian Siriano as a 2016 headliner and emerging designer competition judge. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Sep 19, 2016

Mariand Torres and Mauricio Martinez soar in Lloyd Webber's Evita (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 9/19 - 9/23 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 9/19 - 9/23, airing on ABC (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Eden Espinosa and Anthony Crivello Talk EVITA in New Series 'Broadway Breakfast'
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center present Evita, now running through September 18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. In a new series called 'Broadway Breakfast,' Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello and Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa talk about Studio Tenn's 'Evita' and the surprise role they both played.  Check it out below! (more...)

ME AND ELLA and MARRY HARRY Slated for York's Musical Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of two new musicals: me and ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson, with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel; and Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins, music by Dan Martin, and lyrics by Michael Biello, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).   (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces Fall Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of two new musicals: me and ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson, with music direction and arrangements byRon Abel; and Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins, music by Dan Martin, and lyrics by Michael Biello, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  (more...)

White Plains Performing Arts Center presents LOUIS-AND-ELLA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Audra McDonald, Mel Brooks, & More to Receive National Medal of Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

It was announced today that a number of Broadway veterans are set to be awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama later this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Waterbury Festival Playhouse Presents STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Waterbury Festival Playhouse, central Vermont's professional theater company, presents "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling.  'Steel Magnolias' tells a story about the close knit relationships between six ordinary Southern women, living in a small town in Louisiana. The title suggests the main female characters can be both as delicate as the magnolia flower, and as tough as steel. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, September 14, 2016! (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Return to LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama will make a return visit to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Tuesday, Sept. 20 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Studio Tenn's EVITA Starring Eden Espinosa!
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center present Evita, now running through September 18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Skyline Theatre Company Announces 15th Anniversary 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company and in residence at the Fair Lawn Community Center in Bergen County's Fair Lawn, announces its 15th anniversary 2016-2017 season featuring both a Tony Award® winning musical and play. (more...)

VIDEO: First Lady Michelle Obama Co-Hosts Today's ELLEN; Watch the Clips
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

On this week's ELLEN, Ellen and First Lady Michelle Obama join forces for some co-hosting and plenty of dancing! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Rehearsals for Studio Tenn's EVITA with Eden Espinosa & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performinig Arts Center's will present Evita this September (9-18), starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. (more...)

Top Real Estate Agent Patrick Chauvin Moves to Compass
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

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Florida Grand Opera Announces New Roster of Young Artist Program Take-Ons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

MIAMI – August 2, 2016– Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2016-17 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program.  (more...)

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith to Bring Christmas Cheer to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Once again rekindling their synonymous holiday music magic, multi-platinum GRAMMY winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith will co-bill their popular symphony-filled Christmas tour this year, joined by Republic recording artist Jordan Smith, Season 9 winner of NBC's The Voice. Incorporating a full symphony orchestra at each performance, this seasonal crowd-pleaser will perform at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 27 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Kevin Jonas & More Set for All-New Season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, Premiering 8/13
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere an all-new season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, featuring celebrity updates with hip-hop legend Sir Mix-A-Lot, former teen heartthrob Kevin Jonas, and “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden.  (more...)

Robin Roberts Among Honorees for Arthur Ashe Institute's Gala Event This October
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health will host Sports Ball 2016, their 22nd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, on Wednesday, October 19th at the Grand Hyatt, 109 East 42nd Street in New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: Tika Sumpter Talks Playing Michelle Obama in New Film SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU
by - Aug 30, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, actress Tika Sumpter talked about portraying First Lady Michelle Obama in the new film SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/29- 9/8 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Aug 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/29- 9/8, airing on CBS (more...)

Cassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

For the first time in its history, EVITA, this revolutionary Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical is being produced by Cabrillo Music Theatre.  (more...)

Up Next at JAN McART's: New Play Readings Series at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

In the hallowed halls of Lynn University's Wold Performing Arts Center, where the New York-bound 'Daniel's Husband' began, they're buzzing about another new play - 'A KING ! A PLOT! A GUN! A SHOT! And All That Followed (Quite a Lot!),' by Tony Finstrom. (more...)

NY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political Satires
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Charles Morrow, Cataloger for  Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. (more...)

Telemundo Announces Trailblazing Social Media Experience for Viewers
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

TELEMUNDO announced a trailblazing and wide-ranging social media experience for TV viewers of the upcoming 2016 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo” (Your World Awards) during the live simulcast broadcast on TELEMUNDO and NBC UNIVERSO (more...)

White Plains Performing Arts Center Announces 2016 – 2017 Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to announce an exciting Fall/Winter Season.  All performances are at the White Plains theatre, located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street in downtown White Plains.  (more...)

VIDEO: Air New Zealand Pitches #CockpitKaraoke to LATE LATE SHOW's James Corden
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

New Zealand Airlines pitched a 'high-flying' idea to LATE LATE SHOW host James Corden this week - Cockpit Karoke. In their latest new ad, the airline invites Corden to jump into the driver's seat with them and belt out some tunes. (more...)

New CuriosityStream JFK Documentary Exposes Secrets Behind the Camelot Legend & Birth of the Modern Presidency
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

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NBC Sports to Present Indycar ABC Supply 500 at Pocono This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of the 2016 IndyCar Verizon Series this weekend with a live presentation of the ABC Supply 500 from Pocono Raceway this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere All-New Series BETRAYED, 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Things are not always as they seem in Investigation Discovery's (ID) all-new series BETRAYED, which revisits heart-pounding cases of deception that ended in murder at the hands of a trusted family member, co-worker, lover, or friend. (more...)

Scoop: OWN September Highlights
by TV Scoop - Aug 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on OWN September Highlights (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - HAMILTON & More Parodied on New Season of DRUNK HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Booze, puking, nudity -- Drunk History is back September 27 with more soused lessons on the past. Season 4 premieres Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central. (more...)

Circle Theatre Announces Cast of Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST LADY SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

CIRCLE THEATRE is thrilled to announce the full cast for Michael John LaChiusa's chamber musical First Lady Suite. (more...)

Starry WAR PAINT Becomes Most Successful Musical in Goodman's History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

War Paint has become the most successful musical in Goodman Theatre's history, extended (for a second and final time) through August 21. (more...)

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