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The Broadway Tenors to Headline Children's Shelter Benefit in Jonesboro, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Night of Stars presents The Broadway Tenors in Concert, an evening of favorite musical theatre hits, at its annual fundraising event for the Children's Shelter, Monday, September 14, 2015 at The Silos, 1743 County Road 380, Bono, AR. (more...)

SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience Comes to the Schimmel Center, 10/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Thursday through Saturday, October 15 - 17, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival and newly choreographed version of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. (more...)

Jenn Colella to Headline FPAC's 2015 Gala in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents its annual Gala celebration on Saturday, October 3 at 6 p.m. at THE BLACK BOX, featuring a special, one-night-only performance by Broadway star Jenn Colella. (more...)

Breaking News: Glenn Close to Return As Norma Desmond In ENO's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Glenn Close will star as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, the second production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and theGradeLinnit Company.   With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard is produced by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd and is based on the original Paramount film by Billy Wilder. (more...)

Kathryn Porterfield and Robert Hager to Star in BONNIE & CLYDE at TUTS Underground
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

You have been warned: the infamous bank-robbing lovers are on their way to Houston, accompanied by an electrifying cast! TUTS Underground is thrilled to present Bonnie & Clyde, the story of two small-town nobodies in West Texas who became America's most renowned folk heroes and the Texas law enforcement's worst nightmares. The show will run October 1 - 11 in Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CMT Airs Documentary JOHNNY CASH: AMERICAN REBEL Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

'Johnny Cash: American Rebel' premieres on the 12thanniversary of his passing tonight, September 12 at 9 pm ET/PT. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

SWANGO to Play Schimmel Center, 10/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Thursday through Saturday, October 15th-17th, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. Originally premiering off-Broadway in 2005, SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience features a book by Tony Award winning playwright, Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), based on a concept by choreographers Mariela Franganillo (Forever Tango) and Robert Royston (Swing!) Following in the tradition of West Side Story, this contemporary, Romeo and Juliet story depicts a unique fusion of dance, romance, revelry and rivalry within and between two different worlds. In one evening we see the tale of two lovers; the girl from the sultry world of Argentine Tango, the boy from the lively arena of West Coast Swing. When the lovers conquer their differences, they create the harmonic fusion of Swing and Tango. (more...)

Natalie Joy Johnson, Emily Skeggs, Charl Brown, Carly Hughes and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY at LPR, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY is proudly teaming up again with Swish Ally Fund for a night of mind-blowing Broadway and cabaret. This annual event will be held on Monday, October 26th at 8 p.m. at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. (more...)

HAIR Sound Mixer & Oscar Winner Bob Minkler Dies at 78
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Deadline reports that Oscar winning sound mixer Robert Alan 'Bob' Minkler has passed away at the age of 78. According to his family, he died October 11th of respiratory failure in his Oregon home. (more...)

Oscar-Winning STAR WARS Sound Mixer Bob Minkler Passes Away
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Academy Award-winning sound mixer, Robert Alan (Bob) Minkler, died of respiratory failure October 11th, 2015, at home in Oregon with his wife Patty at his side. Bob won his Oscar in 1978 for Best Sound on the iconic film STAR WARS. (more...)

Broadway Vets Set for American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's Return to The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) has announced casting and musical numbers for their return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), it was announced today by Founder and Producing Artistic Director Nikki Feirt Atkins. Performances beginMonday, December 21st and run through Sunday, January 3rd. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jason Suran Discusses SEANCE and the Magical World He's Creating
by Nora Dominick - Oct 26, 2015

Jason Suran sat down with BroadwayWorld to discuss coming up with the idea for THE SEANCE, how he got started with magic and the idea behind A TASTE OF MAGIC. Check out the full interview below.  (more...)

Natalie Joy Johnson, Emily Skeggs, Charl Brown, Carly Hughes and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY at LPR Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY is teaming up again with Swish Ally Fund for a night of mind-blowing Broadway and cabaret. This annual event will be held tonight, October 26th at 8 p.m. at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. (more...)

THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND - Live at Billy Bob's Texas Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Now available in stores and on iTunes and Amazon comes the CD and DVD release of The Charlie Daniels Band – Live At Billy Bob's Texas. (more...)

The Charlie Daniels Band Releases New Live CD & DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

From his Urban Cowboy honky tonk days, to the largest honky tonk in the Lone Star State, Billy Bob's Texas, Charlie Daniels brings his career spanning over 50 years full circle and is set to release Live At Billy Bob's Texas CD and DVD today, October 16, 2015. (more...)

SWANGO to Play Schimmel Center, 10/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Today through Saturday, October 15th-17th, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. Originally premiering off-Broadway in 2005, SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience features a book by Tony Award winning playwright, Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), based on a concept by choreographers Mariela Franganillo (Forever Tango) and Robert Royston (Swing!) Following in the tradition of West Side Story, this contemporary, Romeo and Juliet story depicts a unique fusion of dance, romance, revelry and rivalry within and between two different worlds. In one evening we see the tale of two lovers; the girl from the sultry world of Argentine Tango, the boy from the lively arena of West Coast Swing. When the lovers conquer their differences, they create the harmonic fusion of Swing and Tango. (more...)

SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience Comes to the Schimmel Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

This weekend, October 15 - 17, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival and newly choreographed version of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. (more...)

Kathryn Porterfield and Robert Hager Star in BONNIE & CLYDE, Beginning Tonight at TUTS Underground
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

You have been warned: the infamous bank-robbing lovers are on their way to Houston, accompanied by an electrifying cast! TUTS Underground is thrilled to present BONNIE & CLYDE, the story of two small-town nobodies in West Texas who became America's most renowned folk heroes and the Texas law enforcement's worst nightmares. The show will run tonight, October 1, through October 11 in Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Emily Skeggs, Natalie Joy Johnson, Carly Hughes and More Bring Down the House at SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2015

This year SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY once again teamed up with Swish Ally Fund for a night of mind-blowing Broadway and cabaret. The annual event was held on October 26th at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City and BrooadwayWorld has all the videos right here! (more...)

FOX to Adapt 1980 John Travolta-Led Film URBAN COWBOY to TV
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2015

FOX is teaming with writer-director Craig Brewer and Paramount TV for a small screen adaptation of the 1980 John Travolta and Debra Winger-led film Urban Cowboy. (more...)

CMT Announces 2015 Original Documentary Films
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Having successfully launched a standalone documentary unit last year, CMT today announced three forthcoming original documentaries premiering throughout the year (more...)

CMT Sets 2015 Original Documentary Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Having successfully launched a standalone documentary unit last year, CMT today announced three forthcoming original documentaries premiering throughout the year: “Urban Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of Gilley's,” “Morgan Spurlock Presents Freedom! The Movie” and “Johnny Cash: American Rebel.” Early next year, CMT will release “American Bandit: The Birth of Southern Cool” and “Chicken People.” (more...)

Tracee Beazer, T. Oliver Reid and More to Star in SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of Smokey Joe's Cafe, playing July 14 - 19 for TUTS' 48th consecutive year of offering FREE musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO, Starring Original NY Cast, Extends Through Aug 2 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

The Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two opens tonight (June 3) in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater.  The production has now been extended through Sunday, August 2. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

CMT to Premiere New Documentary MORGAN SPURLOCK PRESENTS FREEDOM! THE MOVIE
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

From Academy Award and Emmy-nominated Filmmaker and Executive Producer Morgan Spurlock comes 'Morgan Spurlock Presents Freedom! The Movie.' (more...)

Romance, Rebellion, Redemption! Meet the Full Cast of AMAZING GRACE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jul 16, 2015

Broadway's new musical Amazing Grace officially opens tonight, July 16, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The show stars Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Erin Mackey, Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper, Tom Hewitt, Chris Hoch, Stanley Bahorek, Harriett D. Foy, Laiona Michelle, Rachael Ferrera and Elizabeth Ward Land. Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus check out interviews with the company! (more...)

Tracee Beazer, T. Oliver Reid and More Star in SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, Beginning Tonight at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Smokey Joe's Cafe, playing tonight, July 14, through July 19 for TUTS' 48th consecutive year of offering FREE musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Tradition Continues- Checking In with the Recipients of Last Season's Gypsy Robes!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Today, we celebrate all the performers that earned the right to wear the robe this past season, including Tracee Beazer, Jess LeProtto, Jeremy Davis, Barrett Martin, Katie Webber, Cameron Adams, Jennie Ford, Ron Todorowski, Lainie Sakakura, Joseph Medeiros, and Matt Wall. Read below, as they reflect on what the honor meant to them! (more...)

CMT Premieres New Documentary MORGAN SPURLOCK PRESENTS FREEDOM! THE MOVIE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2015

From Academy Award and Emmy-nominated Filmmaker and Executive Producer Morgan Spurlock comes 'Morgan Spurlock Presents Freedom! The Movie.' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/1/2015 - 'LITTLE SHOP' at Encores! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 1, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Ashman & Menken's classic LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS returns to the stage tonight! (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVAN STERN & STEVE ROSS Are Utterly Charming at The Player's Club In Examining Southern Influence On the Songs of Johnny Mercer
by Alix Cohen - Jul 1, 2015

Monday night at the upstairs library at The Player's Club, young actor/vocalist Evan Stern collaborated with one of cabaret's treasures, the veteran pianist/arranger/vocalist Steve Ross on a show illuminating the influence of a southern upbringing on the work of iconic songwriter and Savannah, Georgia native Johnny Mercer. The piece was beautifully put together with Stern's intermittent repartee (never dropping a musical stitch), reflecting his skills as an actor as well as a writer. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE, Starting Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter, begins tonight, July 1, on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

Tony Award-winning Composer Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County, Parade) and acclaimed singer Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) will perform a special One Night Only concert entitled 'JASON ROBERT BROWN IN CONCERT WITH SHOSHANA BEAN' on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 8:30pm (Doors at 7:00pm). (more...)

Franklin School for the Performing Arts Sets Summer 2016 Sessions - Theater, Ballet & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) announces a summer session of theater programs, ballet intensives and one-week creative camps, along with voice, instrumental and dance classes. The summer session runs from July 5 to August 26, with registration beginning March 7. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo and Jenn Colella to Bring 'Buenos Aires' to Vancouver Opera in EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that LES MISERABLES star Ramin Karimloo and IF/THEN's Jenn Colella will play 'Che' and 'Eva Peron' in Vancouver Opera's spring production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Play MTC MainStage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

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Jenn Colella and Michael James Scott to Headline FPAC's 'BROADWAY IN FRANKLIN'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents Broadway In Franklin: A Weekend with the Stars on February 26-28, featuring Broadway headliners Jenn Colella and Michael James Scott in a Broadway Revue of show-stopping numbers from the Great White Way. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Broadway Vets Behind American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's Return to The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) has announced casting and musical numbers for their return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue). Performances begin Monday, December 21st and run through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Meet the company below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Vets & More Take the Stage in ADM21 at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) returns to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) from Monday, December 21st  through Sunday, January 3rd. Check out photos below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: American Dance Machine for the 21st Century Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 22, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) returns to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), playing through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Directed by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, Aida, The Who's Tommy), this year's program includes theatre dances from 'Broadway and Beyond' with live music provided by musical director Eugene Gwozdz. This return to The Joyce follows last year's sold out performances and promises once again, to rekindle old memories for theater dance enthusiasts and spark the imagination of audiences not yet familiar with these masterpieces. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

NYC Ballet and Broadway Star Georgina Pazcoguin Among Lineup for ADM21 Showcase, Starting Tonight at the Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin joins American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at a special guest artist during their return to the Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), tonight, December 21, 2015 - January 3. 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Studio with American Dance Machine for The 21st Century!
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), staring Monday, December 21 through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Directed by Tony Award® winner Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, Aida, The Who's Tommy), this year's program will include theatre dances from 'Broadway and Beyond' with live music provided by musical directorEugene Gwozdz. This return to The Joyce follows last year's sold out performances and promises once again, to rekindle old memories for theater dance enthusiasts and spark the imagination of audiences not yet familiar with these masterpieces. Check out a special preview of the show below! (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

New York City Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin to Join ADM21 for Shows at Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin will join American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at a special guest artist during their return to the Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), December 21, 2015 - January 3. 2016. Known for her wide range of dramatic and dynamic roles as a soloist at NYCB, including Anita in Jerome Robbins' West Side Story Suite, Pazcoguin will perform in all of the evening shows, in which she will be featured in the Chita Rivera role in Jack Cole's 'Beale Street Blues,' Victoria's solo from Cats, and Jerome Robbins' 'Mr. Monotony.' (more...)

FOX Announces Casting for URBAN COWBOY Pilot; Revisit the B'Way Incarnation!
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Theater fans may recall that in 2003, a musical stage adaptation of Urban Cowboy arrived at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Officially opening on March 27, 2003, the show shuttered on May 18 after only 60 performances. (more...)

Jim Belushi Signs On for FOX's URBAN COWBOY Reboot
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Jim Belushi has nabbed a featured role in FOX's upcoming pilot Urban Cowboy, a TV adaptation of hit 1980's hit film. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CMT to Present Documentary JOHNNY CASH: AMERICAN REBEL
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

"Johnny Cash: American Rebel" premieres on the 12thanniversary of his passing on Saturday, September 12 at 9 pm ET/PT. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

FOX Casts Latin Telenova Superstar as Lead for URBAN COWBOY Reboot
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Mexican actor and singer Alfonso Herrera will take over the role made famous by Travolta in the eimagining of the 1980 film. (more...)

The Charlie Daniels Band to Release New Live CD & DVD 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

From his Urban Cowboy honky tonk days, to the largest honky tonk in the Lone Star State, Billy Bob's Texas, Charlie Daniels brings his career spanning over 50 years full circle and is set to release Live At Billy Bob's Texas CD and DVD on October 16, 2015. (more...)

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