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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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Mario Lamar Hunter and His Laid Back Jazz Ensemble Announce 'Powerful Jazz Winds'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Mario Lamar Hunter and his Laid Back Jazz Ensemble: Powerful Jazz Winds project is a unique blend of Jazz Standards that offer the listener a nostalgic musical experience through Mario's interpretations that sound like a natural choice for his soulful expression' says Jaijai Jackson of The Jazz Network Worldwide. (more...)

Georgia Engel and Lillias White to Take the Court in Paper Mill's HALF TIME Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced early casting for Half Time, a new musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell. Five-time Emmy nominee Georgia Engel (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Drowsy Chaperone) and Tony and Emmy Award winner Lillias White (The Life, Sesame Street) will lead the cast in this uplifting true story of ten New Jersey seniors with extraordinary dreams who audition to dance at halftime for a major basketball team. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, July 8, 2017
by - Jun 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, July 8, 2017! (more...)

The Rolling Stones' EXHIBITIONISM Sets Final Weeks in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism, produced by iEC Exhibitions!, is an extraordinary exhibit showcasing more than 500 rare artifacts covering the bands influence on fashion, film, recording, art, and design, and is now in its final weeks at Navy Pier through July 30, 2017. The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism is the largest touring exhibition of its kind ever to be staged at nearly 18,000 square feet. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. (more...)

Teatro ZinZanni Returns to Seattle This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

With great excitement, Teatro ZinZanni today announced the highly anticipated return of their production of 'Love, Chaos, and Dinner,' the beloved original show combining the best of cirque, cabaret, spectacle, live music, comedy, and fine dining. The iconic institution found an ideal location and perfect partner to present its truly one-of-a-kind experience at King County's Marymoor Park near Redmond, Washington.     (more...)

Art Garfunkel, Living Colour and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a solo performance from Art Garfunkel of the legendary rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, groundbreaking funk-metal group Living Colour, an acoustic show with Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene and more. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Flies Off to Neverland with PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE presents one of the most beloved family friendly musicals of all time with the third and final show in its 2016-2017 season, PETER PAN, with music by Mark 'Moose' Charlap and Jule Styne, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and Betty Comden and Adolph Green, based on J.M. Barrie's unforgettable story, musical direction by Dan Redfeld, choreography by Cheryl Baxter and direction by Yvette Lawrence. PETER PAN opens on Friday, July 14, 2017 and runs through Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.    (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Brings the Rags-to-Riches Story (and Music!) of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

It's nearly time for Starlight Theatre audiences to experience the hit musical built around the harmonies and behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Oh, What a Night lies ahead when Jersey Boys transports Starlight audiences back to the 1960s and '70s for six music-full performances June 27-July 2. U.S. Bank is the presenting sponsor of Jersey Boys.    (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series will present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, the under-the-sea spectacle swimming into the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Aug. 8-13, 2017. Tickets for the timeless fairytale go on sale Wednesday, June 21. (more...)

Patrick Wilson Replaces Steven Pasquale in City Center's BRIGADOON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

New York City Center announced today that Patrick Wilson will join the cast of Brigadoon this fall. The concert production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick's Loewe's classic musical, directed by Christopher Wheeldon with music direction by Rob Berman, begins on November 15 with a gala performance honoring Tony Award-winning producer and City Center Board co-chairman Stacey Mindich. An additional six performances will be heldNovember 16 through 19. Funds raised by all performances will allow City Center to make the best in the performing arts accessible to the widest possible audience by subsidizing affordable tickets throughout the year to programs such as Fall for Dance and Encores! Off-Center. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: The King Was in the House at ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The King was in the in the house, last night. The cast of the new Off-Broadway musical Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues) welcomed Elvis Impersonators to the show, now in performance through September 24, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from their visit below! (more...)

Jeff Perry, Norm Lewis and Alice Ripley to Give 'STANDUP SHAKESPEARE' Concert Reading at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series is excited to announce a surprise summer performance of Standup Shakespeare: A Concert Reading with music by Ray Leslee, book by Kenneth Welsh and words by Shakespeare, of course. This event, which is a benefit concert reading for the theatre, showcases the extraordinary talent of Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry alongside Broadway legends Norm Lewis and Alice Ripley. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 6, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 6, 2017! (more...)

Meghan Murphy Brings THE BIG RED SHOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Meghan Murphy in The BIG RED Show on July 19th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

All Year Cooling Continues Expanding HVAC Careers in South Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

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BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/19 to 6/25
by BWW Staff - Jun 19, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Howard McGillin & More Named Coaches for 2017 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS has announced the industry coaches for the ninth annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN Partners with RI Rhythm and Blues Preservation Society
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Join in the parade as Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN marches onto the stage at Bill Hanney's Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). Performances begin Wednesday, June 21 and plays thru Saturday, July 15, 2017. (more...)

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, TILIKUM and More Slated for Sideshow Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Sideshow Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 Season, launching next spring with the Chicago premiere of Mia Chung's absurdly inventive smash-hit YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, directed by artistic associate Elly Green. The season concludes next summer with the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. (more...)

Drake, Niall Horan Among Winners of iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

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Together Pangea Announces New Album 'Bulls and Roosters'; Premieres Music Video for 'Better Find Out'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

LA rock quartet Together Pangea have announced their latest full length album Bulls and Roosters will be released on August 25, 2017 via Nettwerk. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Rocks the Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Jun 18, 2017

Simply put, get thee to the Kennedy Center to experience it for yourself. (more...)

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2017

Two River Theater (TRT) is completing their successful season with a musical theater production that will surely be a hit with metro area audiences. The Ballad of Little Jo will be on the Red Bank stage through Sunday, June 25th. Directed by the theater's Artistic Director, John Dias, the show features a captivating story, excellent music, and an outstanding cast. (more...)

Emily Blunt to Host American Institute for Stuttering's 11th Annual FREEING VOICES CHANGING LIVES Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Actress Emily Blunt, longtime supporter and enthusiastic American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) board member, will host the 11th annual Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala on June 26 to be held at Guastavino's in New York City.  (more...)

Hysterical Comedy Coming Soon to Liverpool's Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

There is only one place to see the very best comedy in town this year and that place as always is The Epstein Theatre which is delighted to announce a whole host of hilarious new shows! (more...)

STYX 'The Mission' First Studio Album In 14 Years, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

STYX's highly anticipated and critically acclaimed 16th studio album, THE MISSION, has officially launched into the sonic atmosphere around the world on the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. (more...)

Saxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 26-July 2, including Saxophone Summit with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Greg Osby, Nancy Valentine, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Circle Theatre presents Highly Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

After their resoundingly successful inaugural production of the cult favorite Triassic Parq in 2015, CIRCLE THEATRE is ecstatic to announce the highly-anticipated remount of the show. The production will run previews starting Friday, July 14 and opens for press Wednesday, July 19, running through Sunday, August 13. The performances will be returning to the original venue, Heartland Studio, in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave and will run Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, with matinees both Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm and industry performances every Monday at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased via www.circletheatrechicago.org. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces 2017 Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 "Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year" Award: luminous Italian-American soprano Marina Costa-Jackson. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, July 1, 2017
by - Jun 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, July 1, 2017! (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Judge Finds JERSEY BOYS is of Fair Use of Copyrighted Material
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After almost a decade in court and two law suits later, a Nevada judge has ruled that the producers, writers, and director of JERSEY BOYS did not violate copyright law. (more...)

Casting Announced for MEMORIES OF THE GAME at SheNYC Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Casting has been announced for MEMORIES OF THE GAME at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival. The new play by Kristy Thomas will run at the Connelly Theater this July. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CRY-BABY, Opening Tomorrow at Drama Learning Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

CRY-BABY follows the star-crossed teen romance between delinquent Wade 'Cry-Baby' Walker and the rich and square Allison Vernon-Williams in 1950's Baltimore. Performances begin tomorrow, June 16, and continue June 17, 22-24 at 7:30 PM and June 18 at 2 PM at Drama Learning Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Who's TOMMY to be Live Streamed from Theatre Royal Stratford East to Care Homes Across the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This Saturday 17 June at 2:30pm, Theatre Royal Stratford East is proud to be live-streaming the iconic musical, Tommy, into adult social care homes across the UK as part of their commitment to the Ramps on the Moon initiative to make theatre accessible to all. (more...)

Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts Celebrates the Summer of Love with HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the original New York Shakespeare Festival production's 50th Anniversary at The Public Theatre, HAIR will be presented at the Merrick Theatre. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory presents OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, NC Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage their production of Oklahoma!, July 7-9, 2017, at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in downtown Raleigh. The show will be produced by the students of NC Theatre Conservatory's Master Summer Theatre Arts School, NC Theatre's four-week summer camp with emphasis on pre-professional training of the highest caliber culminating in a full-scale musical production. Students range in age from middle school to rising college students. This production also features a "kids chorus" of elementary school aged children. (more...)

Start Summer This Weekend with AH, WILDERNESS! at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Experience the fireworks of love-first love, unrequited love and mature love-on stage this summer, as Goodman Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! (more...)

2017 Jimmy Award Nominees Announced; Ben Platt to Host Ceremony This Month at the Minskoff!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS have announced that 74 high school students from across America will compete for the award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the ninth annual awards ceremony. The presentation will take place on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

In the Wings Promotions presents HAIR - 50th Anniversary Production 8/30-9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In the Wings Promotions (ITW) is proud to announce the remount of their critically acclaimed production of HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Directed and choreographed by META winner Nadia Verrucci with Music Direction by META nominee Ian Baird, this production, back by popular demand, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the original production of HAIR. HAIR features book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado with music by Montreal born Galt MacDermot. HAIR runs August 30 - September 9, 2017 at the MainLine Theatre in Montreal. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Brings Hound Dog Fever Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Elvis is in the house!  Opening Night of the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues) is tomorrow, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Miki Howard, Boy Named Banjo and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy nominated R&B artist Miki Howard, Nashville based roots band Boy Named Banjo, Grammy nominated rock band Fastball and more. (more...)

The Rolling Stones EXHIBITIONISM Announces Limited Father's Day Offer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism, produced by iEC Exhibitions!, is thrilled to announce a special Father's Day promotion to give all fathers VIP treatment. The special offer includes a 2-for-1 VIP ticket for $80 (regularly $80 each) during this limited week-long promotion available to the public now through June 18, 2017. (more...)

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company. (more...)

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