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Christina Bianco's Birdland Show Cancelled
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2012

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced that Drama Desk-nominated actress and acclaimed cabaret performer Christina Bianco will perform More Diva Moments: Songs That Made Divas Out Of The Women Who Sang Them! on Monday, October 29 at 7pm. (more...)

Under The Streetlamp Remembers Romance, Romp and Radio in BEST CABARET Tonight, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Under the Streetlamp, which sprung up among four lead singers who toured nationally with the Tony-winning JERSEY BOYS, is all about a single, simple shared experience of popular music on the radio. You can experience that pure form of entertainment yourself when the quartet comes to Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on the UConn campus tonight, October 27th at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne Meadow Receives Sardi's Caricature
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2012

Tonight, October 24, 2012, Sardi's unveiled a caricature for Manhattan Theatre Club's artistic director Lynn Meadow. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and we bring you photos from the event below! (more...)

Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Continues 2012-13 Season with Double Edge Theatre and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago continues its 2012-13 season with Double Edge Theatre, co-presented with the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department; zoe | juniper, a multimedia husband-and-wife team; Stephen Petronio Company; Nana Shineflug's The Chicago Moving Company, celebrating its 40th anniversary; and Mexico's Delfos Danza Contemporanea. (more...)

Under The Streetlamp To Remember Romance, Romp and Radio in BEST CABARET, 10/27
by Patrick Nugent - Oct 17, 2012

Under the Streetlamp, which sprung up among four lead singers who toured nationally with the Tony-winning JERSEY BOYS, is all about a single, simple shared experience of popular music on the radio. You can experience that pure form of entertainment yourself when the quartet comes to Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on the UConn campus Saturday, October 27th at 8 pm. (more...)

Christina Bianco Debuts New Show at Birdland, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced that Drama Desk-nominated actress and acclaimed cabaret performer Christina Bianco will perform More Diva Moments: Songs That Made Divas Out Of The Women Who Sang Them! on Monday, October 29 at 7pm. (more...)

Under the Streetlamp Comes to Columbus, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

Under the Streetlamp, America's hottest new vocal group, delivers an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook. These four magnetic vocalists bring their unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves to your favorite doo-wop, Motown, and old-time rock 'n' roll hits from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Four Seasons, and more. The quartet is composed of recent leading cast members of the smash hit Jersey Boys-Michael Cunio, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, and Shonn Wiley. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, Under the Streetlamp proves why retro never sounded so now. (more...)

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 12 Perform - All the Performances!
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 14, 2012

The top twelve performed this week on The X Factor, with some falling flat and others rising to surprising new highs. Whether you missed a song or just want to watch again, read on for a full recap of this week's performances! (more...)

HBO to Air 2013 ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, 5/18
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2013

The HBO special features long-awaited performances, commemorative tributes and moving speeches from both presenters and inductees. (more...)

Katrina Lenk Joins the Cast of ONCE as 'Reza,' 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Katrina Lenk will join the cast of the 8-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical ONCE at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre beginning Tuesday, May 7. Ms. Lenk will take over the role of 'Reza' from Claire Wellen, who, as planned, was playing the role temporarily. (more...)

HBO Airs 2013 ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2013

The HBO special features long-awaited performances, commemorative tributes and moving speeches from both presenters and inductees. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME, New Wimbledon Theatre, March 4 2013
by Gary Naylor - Mar 5, 2013

Gary Naylor enjoys a damn good night out. (more...)

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013 Concludes with Most Successful Year Yet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL wrapped this past weekend (March 22-24) as its most successful year yet. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Paul Taylor Dance Company
by Barnett Serchuk - Mar 20, 2013

Paul Taylor has always been one of my favorite choreographers. For over half a century he has choreographed works that have entered the repertoires of ballet and modern dance companies around the world. With a mind, spirit and quest to choreograph works not only in the purest Balanchine sense, as it were, but to address issues that confront and confound modern society, he has blazed a path that no other modern choreographer can match. We go with high expectations and are ready to be amazed. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Willie Nile Toured with THE WHO
by Kathy Strain - Mar 20, 2013

Willie Nile has been in the rock and roll business for over 45 years and shows no signs of slowing down. With numerous record releases and tours all over the world, Willie is a legend in the music business and is proud to claim members of The Who as some of his best friends in the world. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Continue Composer Portraits Series with Oliver Knussen, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2012-13 season of its Composer Portraits series with Oliver Knussen, April 18, 2013. (more...)

BWW Interviews - Julia Stiles Chats 2nd Season of WIGS' BLUE & New Series PALOMA
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 20, 2013

Stiles spoke by phone about Season 2 of her WIGS series Blue and about Paloma, a new four episode series that she wrote and directed, premiering on WIGS later this spring. (more...)

Lefra Productions to be Showcased at KKNK in Oudshoorn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Lefra Productions will present three productions at this year's ABSA KKNK in Oudtshoorn. Lefra's new farce for 2013, MY VROU SE MAN SE LYK SE TAS premieres at the Festival; the internationally acclaimed group, The Drifters are also appearing in Oudsthoorn and then Lefra's new one-man show, BARRY VAN DER LINDE BIED AAN... launched at the festival. (more...)

Elliot Shoenman's A HEAP OF LIVIN' to Premiere at Odyssey Theatre, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Playwright, and Emmy Award winner, Elliot Shoenman will return to the Odyssey Theatre with his newest play A Heap Of Livin', which includes original music by David Shire (Oscar/Grammy Award, multiple Tony/Emmy noms). Elliot's work, the Ovation Award nominated AfterMath, starring Annie Potts, played to sold-out houses at the Odyssey last season, launched by the Inkwell Theater. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Concert Transfers to Greenwich Theatre as Part of Children's Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

The producing team behind The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Arts Theatre) and The Children of Eden Gala Concert (Prince of Wales Theatre), Aria Entertainment and Knockhardy Productions are delighted to announce that their concert revival of Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman's three times Tony Award winning musical The Secret Garden will transfer to the Greenwich Theatre for one night only as part of the Greenwich children's theatre festival following a successful run at The King's Head Theatre. (more...)

Terry Kinney to Direct Broadway-Bound REAR WINDOW; Full Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

The forthcoming Broadway production REAR WINDOW has found its creative team in playwright Keith Reddin(Too Much Memory, Life and Limb) and director Terry Kinney (reasons to be pretty, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest). The play will be adapted from Cornell Woolrich's original short story, the iconic and haunting tale of the wheelchair-bound witness to a possible murder in his neighboring New York City apartment. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christina Bianco Brings MORE DIVA MOMENTS to Birdland
by Walter McBride - Jan 29, 2013

The Broadway at Birdland concert series just featured Christina Bianco's in More Diva Moments: Songs That Made Divas Out Of The Women Who Sang Them!' Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Full Cast Confirmed For PIAF, Starring Frances Ruffelle, At Leicester Curve From Feb 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

As we reported earlier in the month, Tiffany Graves joins Frances Ruffelle in the cast of Piaf, opening at the Leicester Curve in February. (more...)

Elliot Shoenman's A HEAP OF LIVIN' to Premiere at Odyssey Theatre, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Playwright, and Emmy Award winner, Elliot Shoenman will return to the Odyssey Theatre with his newest play A Heap Of Livin', which includes original music by David Shire (Oscar/Grammy Award, multiple Tony/Emmy noms). Elliot's work, the Ovation Award nominated AfterMath, starring Annie Potts, played to sold-out houses at the Odyssey last season, launched by the Inkwell Theater. (more...)

Freddie Davies Joins King's Head Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT, Feb 10-March 17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

Joining the cast of The Secret Garden at The King's Head is veteran comedian and actor Freddie Davies who is recreating the role of Ben Weatherstaff for this concert staging having appeared in the original R.S.C and West-End production. The concert version will play 10 February - 17 March, 2013. Press night is 11 February at 7:15pm. (more...)

Zac Donavon and More to Star in THE SECRET GARDEN: IN CONCERT at King's Head Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The producing team behind The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Arts Theatre) and The Children of Eden Gala Concert (Prince of Wales Theatre), Aria Entertainment and Knockhardy Productions are delighted to announce the cast for their forthcoming concert revival of Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman's three times Tony Award winning musical The Secret Garden. (more...)

Zac Donavon and More to Star in THE SECRET GARDEN: IN CONCERT at King's Head Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

The producing team behind The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Arts Theatre) and The Children of Eden Gala Concert (Prince of Wales Theatre), Aria Entertainment and Knockhardy Productions are delighted to announce the cast for their forthcoming concert revival of Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman's three times Tony Award winning musical The Secret Garden. (more...)

Freddie Davies Joins King's Head Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT,Today-March 17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

Joining the cast of The Secret Garden at The King's Head is veteran comedian and actor Freddie Davies who is recreating the role of Ben Weatherstaff for this concert staging having appeared in the original R.S.C and West-End production. The concert version will play 10 February - 17 March, 2013. Press night is 11 February at 7:15pm. (more...)

Elliot Shoenman's A HEAP OF LIVIN' Premieres at Odyssey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

Playwright, and Emmy Award winner, Elliot Shoenman will return to the Odyssey Theatre with his newest play A Heap Of Livin', which includes original music by David Shire (Oscar/Grammy Award, multiple Tony/Emmy noms). Elliot's work, the Ovation Award nominated AfterMath, starring Annie Potts, played to sold-out houses at the Odyssey last season, launched by the Inkwell Theater. (more...)

Shelly Goldstein Brings ONE FINE DAY: THE GROOVY GIRLS OF THE 60S to The Catalina Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

Shelly Goldstein will bring 'One Fine Day: The Groovy Girls of the 60s' to Catalina's Jazz Club in Los Angeles, tonight, February 19, 2013. (more...)

Shelly Goldstein to Bring ONE FINE DAY: THE GROOVY GIRLS OF THE 60S to The Catalina, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Shelly Goldstein will bring 'One Fine Day: The Groovy Girls of the 60s' to Catalina's Jazz Club in Los Angeles, February 19, 2013. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN: IN CONCERT Plays King's Head Theatre in London, Now thru March 17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

The producing team behind The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Arts Theatre) and The Children of Eden Gala Concert (Prince of Wales Theatre), Aria Entertainment and Knockhardy Productions present a concert revival of Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman's three times Tony Award winning musical The Secret Garden. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROCK THE BALLET Admiralspalast, Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Feb 10, 2013

Es war der legendare Fred Astaire, der folgenden Satz pragte: 'Tanz ist ein Telegramm an die Erde mit der Bitte um Aufhebung der Schwerkraft.' Die Bad Boys des Tanzes unter der Leitung und Choreografie von Rasta Thomas gastierten im Admiralspalast Berlin mit ihrer mitreißenden Show 'Rock the Ballet'. DIe Schwerkraft wird an diesem Abend gleich mehrere Male aufgehoben, denn dass was das hochkaratigem siebenkopfige Ensemble bietet ist schlichtweg atemberaubend. (more...)

ABC Presents NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE: THE 40th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2012

ABC will be presenting a pre-New Year's celebration when it marks the 40th Anniversary of it's 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' television broadcast. (more...)

BWW's Best of 2012: InDepth InterViews!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2012

Over the course of 2012, BroadwayWorld's Pat Cerasaro interviewed many among the best and brightest of stage and screen. Whether you missed an interview the first time around or just want to look back at some of the stars' insights, take a look back at 2012's InDepth InterViews below! (more...)

Full Lineup for NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE CELEBRATES DICK CLARK Music Countdown Announced
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

ABC's New Year's festivities kick off at 8:00 p.m., ET with "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark," a two-hour countdown of key pop culture moments from the amazing life of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and Jenny McCarthy from Times Square. The special celebrates, through clips from "American Bandstand" and reminiscences, the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and who was an instrumental force in launching and nurturing the careers of countless artists. Ryan Seacrest also joins the hosts for a special appearance in honor of Dick Clark. (more...)

Arena Stage Playwrights' Arena and Kogod Cradle Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

Six D.C.-area playwrights have been selected to participate in the inaugural Playwrights' Arena as part of the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Playwrights' Arena is a collaborative group of local writers dedicated to the support and development of each other's work and practice. The yearlong program commences in January 2013, and the inaugural members include Norman Allen, Randy Baker, Jacqueline E. Lawton, Heather McDonald, Danielle Mohlman and Shawn Northrip. Also in January as part of the Institute's programming will be the next installment of the Kogod Cradle Series featuring readings of The Age of Innocence, a new adaptation for the stage by Resident Playwright Karen Zacarías, January 14-16, 2013. (more...)

Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe to Lead THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Second Stage; Opens April 2!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

ADAM KANTOR (Rent) and BETSY WOLFE (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) will co-star in the highly anticipated revival of JASON ROBERT BROWN's musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Second Stage Theatre. The beloved two-character musical, which has received more than 500 regional productions and 3,000 performances around the world, is returning to New York City after eleven years in an all-new staging directed by Mr. Brown. THE LAST FIVE YEARS will begin previews on Thursday, March 7 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Opening night is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 at 7pm. (more...)

Under the Streetlamp Comes to Columbus Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2012

Under the Streetlamp, America's hottest new vocal group, delivers an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook. These four magnetic vocalists bring their unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves to your favorite doo-wop, Motown, and old-time rock 'n' roll hits from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Four Seasons, and more. The quartet is composed of recent leading cast members of the smash hit Jersey Boys-Michael Cunio, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, and Shonn Wiley. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, Under the Streetlamp proves why retro never sounded so now. (more...)

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT's Kai Widdrington Looks for New Dance Partner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

A TV audience of millions, voted, cheered and applauded as the dynamic duo of Kai and Natalia danced their way into the final of Britain's Got Talent 2012. Their spectacular, sensual and award winning performance has earned them a place in the hearts of a nation. (more...)

FSLC's 22nd Annual New York Jewish Film Festival to Run 1/9-1/24
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 22nd annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater, Jan. 9-24, 2013. The festival's 45 features and shorts from 9 countries - 23 screening in their world, U.S. or New York premieres - provide a diverse global perspective on the Jewish experience. Many film screenings will be followed by filmmakers and special guests in onstage discussions. (more...)

Legendary Singer Donna Summer's ICON, in Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Today, one week before Donna Summer's posthumous induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) releases Donna Summer ICON, a new single-disc collection featuring 11 of the legendary singer's biggest hits and fan favorites. (more...)

Tony Nominee Jennifer Westfeldt Joins MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) have announced full casting for the world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni. (more...)

Robin Hirsch Set for Cornelia Street Cafe's SHAKESPEARE: A TWO-PART INVENTION Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe presents Shakespeare: A Two-Part Invention featuring Robin Hirsch and John Hudson today, April 28th at 6pm. (more...)

Cirque Zuma Zuma, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Maltz Jupiter's 2013-14 Limited Engagements
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has your ticket to great entertainment. In addition to the musicals and dramas featured in the Theatre's 2013/14 season (Dial M for Murder, Annie, A Chorus Line, Other Desert Cities and The King and I), the Theatre will present a spectacular lineup of all-new concerts and special productions, along with select beloved favorites. (more...)

Ayub Khan Din Leads The New Group's BUNTY BERMAN PRESENTS…, Opening 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

The New Group announced today that Ayub Khan Din has stepped into the title role in the new musical Bunty Berman Presents..., replacing actor Erick Avari who withdrew from the production last week on doctor's orders following an injury. The world premiere of this musical comedy, with book & lyrics by Ayub Khan Din and music by Ayub Khan Din and Paul Bogaev, is directed by Scott Elliott. Previews began April 12. Performances resume Wednesday, April 24 in advance of Official Opening Night on Thursday, May 9 at 7:00pm. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through June 1 at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Miller Theatre Continues Composer Portraits Series with Oliver Knussen Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2012-13 season of its Composer Portraits series with Oliver Knussen, tonight, April 18, 2013. (more...)

UNDER THE STREETLAMP Comes to the State, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Retro never sounded so now! UNDER THE STREETLAMP, America's hottest new vocal group, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, the quartet - recent leading cast members of the Tony Award winning musical Jersey Boys - deliver an evening of unforgettable entertainment. You'll hear Doo-Wop, Motown, old time Rock 'n' Roll and all of your favorite songs from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Four Seasons, and many others. (more...)

Robin Hirsch Set for Cornelia Street Cafe's SHAKESPEARE: A TWO-PART INVENTION, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe presents Shakespeare: A Two-Part Invention featuring Robin Hirsch and John Hudson on Sunday, April 28th at 6pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ballet in Cinema from Emerging Pictures Presents 'La fille mal gardee'
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 10, 2013

It wasn't until Frederick Ashton undertook a new creation of the ballet that it finally became an international hit. He referred to it as his 'poor man's Pastorale,' a lovely reference to Beethoven's symphony where things go from simplicity to thunderstorms and back to normalcy and contentment with the world. He commissioned The Royal Opera House conductor, John Lanchberry, to orchestrate a new score that, while recalling French culture and manners (it did begin as a French ballet after all), is firmly rooted in an English sensibility (more...)

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