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Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue
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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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BWW Review: NOSFERATUTU is Bloody Fantastic! Run, Don't Walk! at Griffin Theatre Company
by Brodie Paparella - Jan 19, 2017

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BWW Review: Who Was DB Cooper? We'll Probably Never Know, but at CoHo's db, You'll Have a Great Time Speculating
by Krista Garver - Jan 19, 2017

In 1971, a man (who the FBI describe as 'nondescript') going by the name Dan Cooper hijacked a plane from Portland to Seattle, negotiated $200K and some parachutes in exchange for the passengers, and then jumped out of the plane as it headed back south. He was never found. He could still be alive. He could be your next door neighbor. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Pulled Apart By Horses Announce New Album 'The Haze', Out 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Leeds's Pulled Apart By Horses have announced their new album, The Haze, for release on March 17th 2017 via Caroline International. (more...)

MTF to Rock Out at Joe's Pub with Discount Ghost Stories' WELL WORN WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Musical Theatre Factory, under the direction of Artistic Director, Shakina Nayfack, has announced that it will present Discount Ghost Stories' WELL WORN WORDS, a new rock musical with book, music and additional lyrics by Alexander Sage Oyen and book, archival research, and adapted text by Jessica Kahkoska, direction by Austin Regan and musical direction by Luke McGinnis, January 23 at 7pm at the Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

MSO Presents GREATEST HITS: PHOTOGRAPHY RETROSPECTIVE By Chris Cuffaro, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

REATEST HITS, the premiere art retrospective, is a photography exhibition and auction with live music celebrating the work of legendary Los Angeles photographer CHRIS CUFFARO.  (more...)

LAURA AND THE SEA Playwright Kate Tarker Receives Vineyard's 2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Artistic Directors Doug Aibel and Sarah Stern announce Kate Tarker as the ninth recipient of Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel Playwriting Award named in honor of playwright and teacher Paula Vogel, whose plays INDECENT, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE (Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME premiered at The Vineyard. (more...)

Wayne Cilento Will Helm GREASE in Toronto; Casting Underway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that casting is underway for a Toronto production of Grease, directed and choreographed by Wayne Cilento, the Tony-award winning Broadway choreographer of 'Wicked' and 'Tommy.' This high-octane new production is designed to make Grease as relevant and explosive today as it was almost 50 years ago. (more...)

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Headline Media Theatre's STAR STRUCK Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Tony award winner Alice Ripley will headline The Media Theatre's Star Struck Fundraising Gala on Saturday February 25 at 6pm at the theatre. (more...)

Robert Randolph & the Family Band to Appear at Fox 25th Anniversary Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

When Robert Randolph talks about his new album, Lickety Split, a few words come up over and over-'joy,' 'freedom,' 'energy.' Which is no surprise, really, because those are the same things that immediately spring into a listener's mind when these twelve tracks from the virtuoso pedal steel guitarist and his longtime accompanists, the Family Band, explode out of the speakers. (more...)

Cellular Sales Relocates Voorhees Mall Store
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Luke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, January 19 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9 at Black Box PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Caryl Churchill's  Cloud 9 in the heart of Teaneck, NJ. (more...)

Rose Art Museum Announces Spring Exhibitions, FRED EVERSLEY, TOMMY HARTUNY, LOUISE NEVELSON, 2/17-6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University has announced its Spring 2017 exhibitions: Fred Eversley: Black, White, Gray; Tommy Hartung: King Solomon's Mines; Collection at Work; and Reflections: Louise Nevelson, 1967, on view February 17 - June 11, 2017. An opening reception will be held Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5-8 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mad Cow Theatre Presents PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Steve Martin's uproariously offbeat comedy Picasso at the Lapin Agile, which will take the Harriett stage Jan. 20, 2017 as the fourth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 20. (more...)

JUDY AND LIZA TOGETHER AGAIN Encores at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

'Judy and Liza Together Again', starring internationally acclaimed entertainers Rick Skye and Tommy Femia, named 'BEST DUO'in 2012 by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), has been EXTENDED AGAIN through the Winter Season at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street). Teaming up for an evening of 'Just POW!', these MAC and Bistro Award winning performers pull out all the stops, singing classic solo's, parodies, duets and just plain whooping and hollering by the greatest mother/daughter team in show biz history in 'a high energy evening with an abundance of laughs!' (Edge) . The gaiety continues with performances on Saturdays, January 21st and 28th, February 4th and 25th. There is a $25.00 cover charge and a 2 drink minimum. For reservations call: 212-757-0788 or make reservations online at www.donttellmamanyc.com (more...)

BWW Review: THE DOPPEL GANG, Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 18, 2017

Gary Naylor sees a comedy that lacks the pace and focus it needs to realise its potential. (more...)

New Play MARK COLVIN'S KIDNEY Premieres at Belvoir
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Australian woman Mary-Ellen Field was a successful business advisor in London when she was accused of being an alcoholic and leaking private information to the press, destroying her career in the process. (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey and More to Sing the Songs of NASHVILLE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On January 30th, a host of Broadway favorites will sing the music from the hit ABC/CMT show Nashville at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert DeNiro, Jerry Zaks & Chazz Palminteri Talk A BRONX TALE on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This morning, Robert DeNiro, Tommy Mottola, Chazz Palminteri and Jerry Zaks stopped by NBC's TODAY to discuss the new Broadway musical A BRONX TALE. (more...)

David Spade Set for Sound Board This Spring at MotorCity Casino Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome comedian David Spade to Sound Board on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:00pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of A BRONX TALE Perform 'Belmont Avenue' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This morning,  the cast of Broadway's A BRONX TALE performed the energetic number 'Streets of the Bronx' on NBC's today. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional week of performances for THE REAL THING, Tom Stoppard's (The Coast of Utopia, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) timeless comedy about an all-too-witty playwright who succumbs to the emotional ravages he puts his characters through. Timothy Near ("Master Harold"…and the boys) returns to Aurora to helm this Tony Award-winner for Best Play (1984) and Best Revival of a Play (2000), featuring Elijah Alexander, Liz Sklar, Carrie Paff (This Is How It Goes, A Delicate Balance, Collapse),Tommy Gorrebeeck (The Monster-Builder, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale), Seann Gallagher, and Emily Radosevich. THE REAL THING now plays through March 5th (added performances: Tuesday, February 28, 7pm; Wednesday, March 1, 8pm; Thursday, March 2, 8pm; Friday, March 3, 8pm; Saturday, March 4, 8pm; Sunday, March 5, 2pm, 7pm) at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Love is in the Air as Three Rivers Music Theatre Presents DATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Celebrate Valentine's Day weekend with Three Rivers Music Theatre as we sing the songs that represent the roller coaster ride of love. TRMT Cabaret Series Presents DATE NIGHT: A CABARET. (more...)

Atlas Circus Company Launches Debut With World Premiere Of THE OPTIMIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The circus is coming! Atlas Circus Company (Noah Dach, Co-Founder/Artistic Director; Henry Evans. Co-Founder/Artistic Director) launches its New York debut and residency with the world premiere of a new work, The Optimist, written by Noah Dach, Henry Evans, and Tommy McCarthy, members of the company dedicated to reinventing the American circus, for two performances only, February 17 & 18, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. at Dixon Place (161 Chrystie Street). Tickets now on sale. (more...)

Casting Announced for Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE At Edinburgh's King's Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 17, 2017

Casting Announced for Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE At Edinburgh's King's Theatre. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

'Pickin' On The Biggest Hits of the 1980's Volume 2' Out On CMH Records 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Los Angeles-based CMH RECORDS has announced the release date for a second installment of their PICKIN' ON THE BIGGEST HITS OF THE 1980'S release. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According To Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017. (more...)

WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and Chicago's most popular musical, will return to Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) during the holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018. (more...)

Conjo Players Theatre Releases Exciting News About ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Conjo Players Theatre has released exciting news about ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating Theatre (more...)

Kellie Martin & More Set for New TBS Comedy Series THE GUEST BOOK
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

TBS's THE GUEST BOOK is filling up quickly with notable entries. The new comedy series from Emmy(R) winner Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl) has locked its first-season cast and guest cast. The Guest Book is slated to premiere on TBS in August. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's Youth Project Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is pleased to announce its fifth production of the BrightSide Theatre Youth Project with the musical -Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.  Directed by BrightSide Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing March 11-19, 2017 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville, tickets are on sale now atwww.BrightSideTheatre.com or by calling 630-447-TIXS (8497).  (more...)

Downriver Actors Guild Heats Up the Stage with CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

It may be cold outside, but the action is sizzling inside as the Downriver Actors Guild turns up the heat with "Chicago - the Musical." (more...)

GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT: La prima punk opera in Italia debutta a Novara
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Dopo Broadway e Londra, nel 2017 arriva finalmente in Italia "Green Day's American Idiot", il musical scritto da Billie Joe Armstrong, con le musiche dei Green Day. (more...)

Trinity Rep Joins Nationwide Demonstration THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Thursday, January 19 at 5:30pm, Trinity Repertory Company will participate in a nationwide collective, simultaneous action: launching The Ghostlight Project. (more...)

Jamie Raven Announces UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Internationally renowned magician and star of Britain's Got Talent, Jamie Raven is proud to announce the return of his UK tour: Jamie Raven Live, which will be visiting 17 venues across the UK during February 2017. (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW Brings Comic Vets and Newbies to the East Village
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG! guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!! (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY is Now Playing in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Equinox Theatre Company is thrilled to present the first show of their 9th season: The Who's Tommy. Performances will be January 13 through February 4, 2017 with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM. There will also be one pay-what-you-can industry night on Thursday, February 2, 2017. (more...)

Humorist GARRISON KEILLOR Brings His Unique Wisdom and Whimsy to The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 13, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Garrison Keillor on Friday, January 27, at 8:00pm. True to his radio form, the humorist shares hilarious anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest, the people of Lake Wobegon, and "late-life fatherhood." With a wonderful, dry sense of humor, he captivates audiences and delivers with class, charisma, and wisdom. One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a best-selling author and humorist known for his popular live radio variety show, "A Prairie Home Companion," which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - 1/16 - 1/27
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY , airing on NBC 1/16 - 1/27 (more...)

Tommy Allsup, Musician Who Avoided Buddy Holly Plane Crash, Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who fatefully lost a coin toss that kept him off a plane that later crashed and killed music legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 'Big Bopper' Richardson, has passed away at the age of 85. (more...)

Black Box Theatre Presents OUT OF STERNO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dotty's life in Sterno with her husband Hamel is absolutely perfect! It's a fairy tale, it really is. True, in their seven years of marriage Hamel has forbidden her to leave their tiny apartment or speak to anyone, but Dotty is so very happy to spend her days watching video re-enactments of the day they first met. When a phone call from a mysterious woman threatens to tear their world asunder, Dotty must venture out into the vast city of Sterno, and try to discover what it is to be a "real" woman. (more...)

Black Box Studios Proudly Presents CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Caryl Churchill's  Cloud 9 in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists 2/8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Music lovers in the Valley will have the opportunity to experience the charisma and artistry of three significant artists as the live jazz club hosts Emmet Cohen Trio on Feb 8th, the extraordinary saxophonist Cory Weeds with legendary pianist Harold Mabern on February 11th and the ever-charismatic Francine Reed on Feb 12th.  All performances are expected to sell out. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces February 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Events for the Upcoming Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Scoop: TRAINING DAY on CBS - Thursday, February 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on TRAINING DAY, airing on CBS on Thursday, February 2, 2017! (more...)

Boho Theatre Opens 2017 Season with Timely Satire URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

BoHo Theatre begins its 2017 season with URINETOWN, Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis' satirical musical about corporate control, political greed, and the call of nature. In 2002, URINETOWN received Tony Awards for Best Book and Best Original Score. The production is directed by BoHo Artistic Associate Stephen Schellhardt. Previously at BoHo, Schellhardt assistant directed last season's FUGITIVE SONGS and choreographed the critically-acclaimed DOGFIGHT (Jeff Award nomination). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, in association with Temecula Presents, this all-star production of Jason Robert Browns' Songs For A New World opens tonight at the Old Town Temecula stage for 4 nights only, January 12-15! (more...)

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