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The seminal rock-opera of our time, THE WHO'S TOMMY is the classic story of the "deaf, dumb and blind kid" who becomes a media sensation. The first WNY production in nearly two decades, THE WHO'S TOMMY will feature incredible design elements, exhilarating choreography and the iconic score by The Who, which features Top 40 hits such as "Pinball Wizard," "See Me, Feel Me," and "I'm Free." It's an event-musical that you will not want to miss!


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Urban Stages Sets Cast of UNSEAMLYUrban Stages Sets Cast of UNSEAMLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Located in the heart of the fashion district, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director; Peter Napolitano, Associate Producer) is proud to present the American Premiere of Oren Safdie's (Private Jokes, Public Places) play Unseamly this October.  Directed by Sarah C Carlsen, Unseamly will begin performances on October 8; Opening night is set for October 14 through November 1 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street) Tickets will be $55 ($35 during previews) and are available at UrbanStages.org and Theatermania.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HENRY V, Temple Church, August 24 2015BWW Reviews: HENRY V, Temple Church, August 24 2015
by Gary Naylor - Aug 26, 2015

Gary Naylor sees an imaginative and spectacular staging of Henry V which makes good use of its location but needs to get the acoustics exactly right. (more...)

Patina Miller, Emily Skinner & More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2015-16 SeasonPatina Miller, Emily Skinner & More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, now in its 12th season of presenting world-renowned popular musical performers announces the 2015-2016 season of shows at San Francisco's most elegant and historic showroom, the Fairmont Venetian Room. (more...)

J-Lo, Gloria Estefan & More Featured in HBO Documentary THE LATIN EXPLOSION: A NEW AMERICA, 11/16J-Lo, Gloria Estefan & More Featured in HBO Documentary THE LATIN EXPLOSION: A NEW AMERICA, 11/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

With more than 50 million Latinos now living in the United States, Latinos are taking their seat at the table as the new American power brokers in the world of entertainment, business, politics and the arts. (more...)

TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards Announce 2016 Participating SchoolsTUTS' Tommy Tune Awards Announce 2016 Participating Schools
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is thrilled to announce the 45 Houston area high schools participating in the 2016 Tommy Tune Awards.  Created by TUTS in 2002, the Tommy Tune Awards recognize and reward excellence in the production of musical theatre by high school students and their teachers. (more...)

NEWSIES Reunion, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This WeekNEWSIES Reunion, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVETFull Cast Announced for Stage Adaptation of TIPPING THE VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Kirsty Besterman, David Cardy, Amanda Hadingue, Adelle Leonce and Andy Rush will join the previously announced Sally Messham and Laura Rogers in Laura Wade's new adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, Tipping the Velvet, directed by Lyndsey Turner. They will be supported by a young ensemble. Tipping the Velvet will open at the Lyric Hammersmith on 28 September 2015, with previews from 18 September. (more...)

Three Broadway Kids Join Tim Realbuto for Final WUNDERKIND ShowThree Broadway Kids Join Tim Realbuto for Final WUNDERKIND Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

A trio of Broadway's biggest child stars have joined previously announced cast members Jenna Leigh Green ('Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) and Christine Dwyer (Wicked) for the final performance of Tim Realbuto's 'Wunderkind.' (more...)

Impact Radius Ranks No. 112 on the Inc. 5000 America's Fastest-Growing Private CompaniesImpact Radius Ranks No. 112 on the Inc. 5000 America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

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Ziegler Closes $42.585 Million Financing For SalemtowneZiegler Closes $42.585 Million Financing For Salemtowne
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

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Former NEWSIES Paper Boys to Reunite Tonight at 54 BelowFormer NEWSIES Paper Boys to Reunite Tonight at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

The 'NEWSBOYS OF NEW YORK' reunite tonight, August 24, at 54 Below, with concerts at 7 and 9:30 PM. (more...)

SIDE SHOW's Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner to Reunite in Provincetown, 9/1-2SIDE SHOW's Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner to Reunite in Provincetown, 9/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

 In 1998, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner became the first actresses ever nominated together for a Best Actress Tony Award, for their performance as the conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton in the original Broadway production of 'Side Show.' On September 1 & 2 at 7:00 PM, Mark Cortale will reunite the two heralded stars of that musical for his ground-breaking Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, featuring SiriusXM Star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host.  What differentiates this concert series from any other is the seamless mix of intimate, funny and revealing behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway's biggest stars and their stellar singing of musical theatre repertoire. For tickets and information visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Mourns Father's Death; Arrest Made in Connection to Daughter's DisappearanceRosie O'Donnell Mourns Father's Death; Arrest Made in Connection to Daughter's Disappearance
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Broadway vet Rosie O'Donnell who is mourning the loss of her father, Edward Joseph O'Donnell, who passed away following a battle with cancer (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 24-30, Featuring Original Cast of SPRING AWAKENING, Ben Thompson, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 24-30, Featuring Original Cast of SPRING AWAKENING, Ben Thompson, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Aug 23, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Newsboys of New York Reunite at 54 Below!; Mike Schwitter; Ben Thompson; Willemijn Verkaik; and Spring & Summer: Spring Awakening Cast Reunion. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, September 25 - October 11 at the Spreckels TheatreSan Diego Musical Theatre Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, September 25 - October 11 at the Spreckels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

San Diego Musical Theatre announces the third production of their 2015 season, La Cage Aux Folles, September 25 - October 11, 2015 (press opening on Saturday, September 26), at the Spreckels Theatre on Broadway in downtown San Diego. (more...)

Paramount Theatre in Aurora Earns More Jeff Award Nominations Than Any Other Chicago TheatreParamount Theatre in Aurora Earns More Jeff Award Nominations Than Any Other Chicago Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Chicago actor Michael Shannon announced the 2014-15 Equity Jeff Award Nominees at 11 a.m. today, and the Paramount Theatre in Aurora is thrilled to share the news that in its first year of eligibility, Paramount received the most nominations of any Chicago theater. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Kicks Up Its Heels on Boston Leg of National TourBWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Kicks Up Its Heels on Boston Leg of National Tour
by Jan Nargi - Aug 22, 2015

The sex may be in the heels, but in KINKY BOOTS the fun is in Cyndi Lauper's Tony and Grammy Award-winning score, a bouncy pop techno-disco party which keeps the musical's pedestrian plot from (ahem) dragging the show down. (more...)

Out Now: Armin van Buuren Releases 'A State of Trance at Ushuaia, Ibiza 2015'Out Now: Armin van Buuren Releases 'A State of Trance at Ushuaia, Ibiza 2015'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Epic. Commanding. Powerful. Armin van Buuren is a master of suspense, spinning extravagant aural tales whenever he takes the stage. (more...)

Omaha Fashion Week ContinuesOmaha Fashion Week Continues
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Omaha Fashion Week enjoyed another evening of phenomenal designs in the Fashion Tent last night! The designers who presented their collections formed our second Ready-to-Wear Showcase for the week.  (more...)

Marilyn Maye Returning to The Art House in Provincetown Next WeekMarilyn Maye Returning to The Art House in Provincetown Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House four summers ago, and again each year since. She returns to The Art House by popular demand this summer on August 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 at 7:00 PM featuring Billy Stritch on the piano, Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums. For Tickets visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Chicago stage, TV and film star Michael Shannon did the honor of announcing the nominees for the 2014-2015 Equity Jeff Awards. A video of the presentation is available at www.JeffAwards.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CAFE SOCIETY, Opening Tomorrow at Odyssey TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at CAFE SOCIETY, Opening Tomorrow at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Five self-absorbed customers find themselves trapped together in Starbucks in the latest off-beat comedy from Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Set around the corner in a West L.A. franchise, theworld premiere of Cafe Society, presented by Theatre Planners and directed byTerri Hanauer, opens as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre on August 22. (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, SELMA '65 & More on Tap for Catholic University Drama's 2015-16 SeasonPRIDE AND PREJUDICE, SELMA '65 & More on Tap for Catholic University Drama's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Catholic University of America Department of Drama will present the following performances for the 2015-2016 academic year. Unless otherwise noted, performances take place at the Hartke Theatre on the Catholic University campus at 3801 Harewood Road, N.E., Washington, D.C. (more...)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio and More Set for First Week of Sept 2015 at BirdlandCyrus Chestnut Trio and More Set for First Week of Sept 2015 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for the first week of September 2015, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Birdland Jazz Party, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

'Sons of Anarchy' Star TOMMY FLANAGAN Cruises by the Cordish Companies' Maryland Live! Casino to Select Winner of the MOTORCYCLE MAYHEM 2015 HARLEY GIVEAWAY on August 'Sons of Anarchy' Star TOMMY FLANAGAN Cruises by the Cordish Companies' Maryland Live! Casino to Select Winner of the MOTORCYCLE MAYHEM 2015 HARLEY GIVEAWAY on August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Grab the leather biker gear, put on a helmet and rev up the engines as Maryland Live! Casino welcomes "Sons of Anarchy" star Tommy FLANAGAN on Friday, August 28 to select the winner of the MOTORCYCLE MAYHEM 2015 HARLEY GIVEAWAY. (more...)

BWW Interview: Composer Maury Yeston - On GRAND HOTEL, TITANIC, And New Projects!BWW Interview: Composer Maury Yeston - On GRAND HOTEL, TITANIC, And New Projects!
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 20, 2015

BWW: UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn spoke to Maury Yeston the day after he'd seen the production of Grand Hotel - to which he contributed both music and lyrics - at the Southwark Playhouse... (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: HAMILTON's Phillipa SooBWW Interview - Debut of the Month: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 20, 2015

Today, Phillipa Soo speaks exclusively with BWW and fills us in on the exciting events which have transpired over the past several months. (more...)

together PANGEA Share New Song, 'If You're Scared'; Announce New EP!together PANGEA Share New Song, 'If You're Scared'; Announce New EP!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

together PANGEA just shared their new song 'If You're Scared', and you can listen to it below!  (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere New Animated Series MOONBEAM CITY, 9/16Comedy Central to Premiere New Animated Series MOONBEAM CITY, 9/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

'Moonbeam City" is Comedy Central's arresting new animated series that delves into the sex, violence and pastels of another time. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Sets First Round of Films for 2015Austin Film Festival Sets First Round of Films for 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing writers' and filmmakers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today the first slate of films included in the 2015 lineup of Festival screenings this October 29-November 5. The complete list of programming at the 22nd annual AFF, including short films, competition titles, and Conference panels, will be announced in mid-September. (more...)

Joy Behar, Tommy Tune & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 11/9Joy Behar, Tommy Tune & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Mark your calendars today for the fall's most anticipated anniversary and birthday celebration when the mega stars of Broadway and Cabaret come out to salute award-winning cabaret performer and Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy when she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her Multi MAC award-winning Variety Show Jamie deRoy & friends, and her "40th annual 30th Birthday" on Monday, November 9th (7:30PM) at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (899 10th Avenue at 59th Street.) (more...)

Nephew Tommy Coming to Dr. Phillips Center, 10/2Nephew Tommy Coming to Dr. Phillips Center, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Live Nation announces tickets on sale Friday, August 21 at 10:00 am for Nephew Tommy appearing at 8:00 p.m. in the Walt Disney Theater on Friday, October 2, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: INFORMED CONSENT, A Compelling Take on Science Vs. ReligionBWW Reviews: INFORMED CONSENT, A Compelling Take on Science Vs. Religion
by Michael Dale - Aug 19, 2015

Deborah Zoe Laufer's morality drama is inspired from an actual court case. (more...)

Meet WICKED's Incoming Broadway Leads - Rachel Tucker & Jonah Platt!Meet WICKED's Incoming Broadway Leads - Rachel Tucker & Jonah Platt!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 19, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, beginning Tuesday, September 15, West End alumna Rachel Tucker will join the Broadway company of WICKED in the role of Elphaba, alongside Jonah Platt, who will be making his Broadway debut in the role of Fiyero. In honor of the pair joining the New York company, BWW brings you a look back some of their past performances below! (more...)

Tickets to WICKED National Tour at the Fabulous Fox on Sale 9/19Tickets to WICKED National Tour at the Fabulous Fox on Sale 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

After breaking box office records in the four previous engagements, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre this holiday season from December 9 - January 3.  Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Saturday, September 19. Tickets will be available online at MetroTix.com, by phone at 314-534-1111 and in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of INFORMED CONSENTPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of INFORMED CONSENT
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 19, 2015

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and several other celebrities joined the cast of INFORMED CONSENT to celebrate their opening night on August 18, 2015.  (more...)

'Snowden' Star Joseph Gordon-Levitt Welcomes Baby Boy'Snowden' Star Joseph Gordon-Levitt Welcomes Baby Boy
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his wife Tasha McCauley welcomed a son over the weekend (more...)

Continued success for Seamless' transaction switch with substantial new order for Nigeria and GhanaContinued success for Seamless' transaction switch with substantial new order for Nigeria and Ghana
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

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Ann Marie DeAngelo and Kathleen Fitzgerald Number to Open Career Transition for Dancers' Starry 2015 PEARL JUBILEEAnn Marie DeAngelo and Kathleen Fitzgerald Number to Open Career Transition for Dancers' Starry 2015 PEARL JUBILEE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

ROLEX presents Career Transition For Dancers' 30TH ANNIVERSARY PEARL JUBILEE: A STAR-STUDDED RETROSPECTIVE on Monday, September 28, at 7:00 pm in association with the Lloyd E. Rigler - Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation, at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6  & 7  Aves) NYC followed by "Supper With The Stars" at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. (more...)

2015 Digital Taipei Master Forum 'Mobile Lifestyle' Creates Virtual Reality Business Opportunity 2015 Digital Taipei Master Forum 'Mobile Lifestyle' Creates Virtual Reality Business Opportunity
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

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New NSTA Kids Books Teach Students BiologyNew NSTA Kids Books Teach Students Biology
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Five new books encourage elementary school children to enjoy reading about animals' characteristics and protective coloring, seasonal changes in trees, the workings of the food chain and life cycles, and the fun of observing an unusual pet. The books are part of the I Wonder Why series from NSTA Kids, a division of NSTA Press. Their author is noted science educator Lawrence F. Lowery. Click to tweet about this book. (more...)

Michael Harp, Philip Earl Johnson and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL at the Paramount This WinterMichael Harp, Philip Earl Johnson and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Families, set your holiday entertainment dials for excitement, because Chicago musical theater powerhouse, the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, is turning one of the most iconic holiday movies ever made into a larger-than-life musical blockbuster, November 25-January 3. (more...)

Paulini and Sajous' SAJOUS SO FAR Continues Performances on Cape CodPaulini and Sajous' SAJOUS SO FAR Continues Performances on Cape Cod
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Sajous So Far, the critically acclaimed musical performance Co-Conceived by Christina Sajous and Ethan Paulini and Directed by Paulini is currently enjoying a critically acclaimed engagement at HJT - 105 Division St. West Harwich on Cape Cod. Performances began on August 14 and continue this Friday and Saturday at 8pm. Tickets are $15-25 and are available by calling 508.432.2002 or www.hjtcapecod.org. (more...)

INFORMED CONSENT, Starring Tina Benko, Opens Tonight at Primary StagesINFORMED CONSENT, Starring Tina Benko, Opens Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project present Informed Consent, a New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up) and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro). The limited engagement began performances on August 4 and continues through September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project. Opening night is tonight, August 18 at 7PM. (more...)

Breaking News: West End Elphaba Rachel Tucker and Jonah Platt Will Join Broadway's WICKED This Fall!Breaking News: West End Elphaba Rachel Tucker and Jonah Platt Will Join Broadway's WICKED This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that beginning Tuesday, September 15, West End alumna RACHEL TUCKER will join the Broadway company of WICKED in the role of Elphaba. After nearly three years and over 1,000 performances, Rachel holds the record for most consecutive performances as Elphaba in London's West End production. She made her Broadway debut last season as Meg Dawson in Sting's The Last Ship. (more...)

NEPHEW TOMMY Coming to RaleighNEPHEW TOMMY Coming to Raleigh
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Thomas 'Nephew Tommy' Miles has built a career that encompasses radio, television, film and more. Thomas' role as co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of more than 8 million listeners daily. Nephew Tommy provides a key role in the morning show, lighting it up with his own cast of colorful characters and zany humor. Thomas also has a loyal following as a stand-up comedian and has earned a reputation for wowing crowds. For three years, he served as the exclusive opening act on the Luther Vandross tour. Thomas is the exclusive Mainstage host for the Essence Festival in New Orleans typically held every July 4th weekend, which draws over 250,000 fans and features acts such as Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Kanye West. In October 2010, Thomas recorded his one-hour special at the famed Motor City Casino in Detroit. He continues to keep the crowds laughing as he tours nationally to sold out crowds across the country. (more...)

New Club Remix of 'The Raven' from NEVERMORE ReleasedNew Club Remix of 'The Raven' from NEVERMORE Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Broadway Records today announced the release of The Raven (from 'Nevermore') [Remix] - EP, an extended play recording containing three versions of the song 'The Raven' from the gothic opera Nevermore - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, written and composed by Jonathan Christenson: a Single Version of the song as performed on the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of Nevermore, a Club Remix version, and a Radio Remix version. Both remixes were created by DJ and music producer Julian Marsh. (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

Jake Shimabukuro to Play The Paramount in Seattle, 10/23Jake Shimabukuro to Play The Paramount in Seattle, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Jake Shimabukuro will play The Paramount in Seattle on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 8:00PM. (more...)

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