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BWW Interviews: Behind the scenes with Derrick Davis, Katie Travis, Steve Czarnecki of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Detroit Opera House
by Katie Laban - Jan 14, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is currently appearing through January 22nd at the Detroit Opera House. Yesterday, BroadwayWorld Detroit was given an inside look at show and able to speak with some the cast members including the Phantom, Derrick Davis. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum To Spotlight Two Exhibits At ART AFTER HOURS, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to attend exclusive programming at Art After Hours: First Tuesdays on February 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Presents Michael Mayer's RIGOLETTO, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Michael Mayer's 2013 production of Verdi's Rigoletto, set in a 1960s Las Vegas casino, returns to the Met January 20. Italian conductor Pier Giorgio Morandi makes his company debut leading Željko Lu?i? in the title role opposite Olga Peretyatko as Gilda and Stephen Costello as the Duke. (more...)

The New Amaazia WaterPark Opens in Surat, India
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

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Photo Flash: Michael Leon-Wooley, Eric Michael Krop and More Announced for (mostly)musicals SONGSFORAHAPPYNEWYEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

KicKing off their 4th season in style, (mostly)musicals will return to the E Spot Lounge on Monday, January 16 (at the new time of 7:30pm) with songsforaHAPPYnewYEAR -- the company's 21st entry in a series of themed cabarets. 'We are excited to move into a new year and a new season of (mostly)musicals -- and we want to get it off to a HAPPY start! There are no sad songs allowed at *this* show,' explains producer amy francis schott. (more...)

Statement By Robert L. Johnson Urging Congress To Adopt A Resolution By Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) To Increase Minority Hiring And Minority Business Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

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Nicole Kidman Opts Out of Broadway's PHOTOGRAPH 51 to Spend Time with Daughters
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2017

According to Daily Mail, Nicole Kidman has chosen not to reprise her role in PHOTOGRAPH 51 to spend more time with her daughters, Sunday and Faith.  Kidman stated that 'Photograph 51 was such a profound, spontaneous, incredible experience. I loved that instantaneous reaction, which you never have with film.' However when she took the idea to her daughters 'they said nope!' (more...)

Electric Youth to Debut Two Shows at The Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Electric Youth (EY) 2017, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), headlines at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, January 28, debuting two shows at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class musicians, Electric Youth delivers a fun, high-energy evening of family entertainment with an extensive range of contemporary pop, classic rock, Broadway and country hits for audiences all ages. The EY shows at THE BLACK BOX will feature fully choreographed performances of Michael Buble, Colbie Caillat, The Black Crowes, Guns N' Roses, Queen, Carrie Underwood, The Who, Stevie Wonder and more. (more...)

Stephanie Riso's THE STORM Concludes MTAP's First Season of Hot Metal Musicals Incubator Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator presents its third installment of new musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of The Storm with book, lyrics and music by Stephanie Riso. This free reading, featuring a cast of 15 and directed by Pittsburgh CLO's producing director Mark Fleischer, will be held on Sunday, January 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh. MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator readings are being presented with the extensive cooperation and support of the Pittsburgh CLO. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Unveils 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company presents a 2017/2018 season that defies conventions on what opera can be and cements the art form's enduring relevance as a reflection of timeless human relations and universal themes. (more...)

HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording Surpasses 1 Million in U.S. Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording, HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, currently No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart, has now surpassed 1 million in U.S. album sales (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Premiere at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Photo Coverage: It Was One Fine Day! BEAUTIFUL Celebrates 3 Years on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 13, 2017

Another milestone was reached just yesterday at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The company of Beautiful celebrated three years on Broadway and BroadwayWorld was there for all the fun. Check out photos below! (more...)

Three New American Opera Projects to Premiere in Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Three new operas developed by American Opera Projects to premiere:  two on race relations in America and one on the future of sex. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, February 3, 2017
by - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Friday, February 3, 2017! (more...)

Fans Of Paperback Horror Days Will Enjoy ETERNAL DARKNESS By Tom Deady
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tom Deady, acclaimed author of Haven, is releasing another horror book, Eternal Darkness. For fans of old-school horror and character-driven stories with people you can identify with, this is sure to be a hit. Following the author's debut novel Haven, Tom Deady's Eternal Darkness novel promises a deeper look at the secrets people hide from one another, and the malice right next door. (more...)

Scoop: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, February 2, 2017
by - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, February 2, 2017! (more...)

ICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2017 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, widely considered the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 33rd annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held in New York City on the evening of Monday, April 24. (more...)

Amazon to Honor MLK Day with Free Streaming of AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963: Love Has to Win will be free to stream on Prime Video in the US beginning today (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaKing ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), maKing for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - 1/16/2017- 1/20/2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC on Monday, January 16, 2017! (more...)

Lionsgate Teams with Executive Producer Jeff Apploff to Develop Nonscripted Series and Formats
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Reflecting the continued growth of its programming business, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has formed a joint venture with renowned executive producer Jeff Apploff to create original nonscripted series and formats for Lionsgate Television (more...)

Marie Osmond Clarifies Reports: 'I Had No Intention of Performing at Inauguration'
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Marie Osmond turned to Twitter yesterday to clear up reports that she wanted to perform at the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump. (more...)

BRECHT ON BRECHT to Celebrate the Legendary Dramatist at New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Brecht on Brecht, February 4-March 5, 2017 in the Black Box Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York to Host AFTER THE REVOLUTION Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York presents: 'Communism, Radicalism and the Arts,' a panel discussion to explore the historical impact McCarthyism and Communism had on artists and their art. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre to Celebrate Black History Month with TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of Black History Month, an electrifying first-hand account of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery takes the stage at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre on February 10, 11, and 12. (more...)

Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Dances, Culinary Specialties and More at MGM Resorts International
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

MGM Resorts International is celebrating Lunar New Year 2017, the Year of the Rooster, with a line-up of festive entertainment, vibrant displays and authentic cuisine. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trinity Rep Presents Olivier Award-Winning Play THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Trinity Rep continues its 53rd season Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future with one of the most-produced plays in the country, Katori Hall's The Mountaintop, directed by Kent Gash. The Mountaintop runs through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Remembering MLK Jr. & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Wales Welcomes 2017 as Year of Legends
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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American Cellist Cicely Parnas Makes Her Brevard Symphony Orchestra Debut!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Music overflowing with the elegance and grace of four masterful French composers fills the program when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra presents The French Connection on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne. Gabriel Faure's sweetly somber Pavane opens the concert, followed by one of the most famous works for cello and orchestra - the First Cello Concerto by Camille Saint-Saens. Rising star Cicely Parnas makes her BSO debut with this tuneful showpiece. After intermission, two suites originally composed for piano are heard in their orchestral versions - Claude Debussy's charming Petite Suite is a setting of four miniature tone pictures. Maurice Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin salutes not just the great French Baroque master Francois Couperin - but also serves as a musical tribute to friends and colleagues of Ravel's who were lost during World War I.  (more...)

Breaking News: Adam Jacobs to Lead the North American Tour of Disney's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions proudly announces that Adam Jacobs, who originated the title role in Aladdin on Broadway, will play the iconic role in the show's eagerly-anticipated North American tour. (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

John R. Strawhorn Releases OF LOVE AND LOYALTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

John R. Strawhorn has completed his new book 'Of Love and Loyalty': a tale of intrigue following Laura and Nathan as they navigate young love and learn what it means to fight for the things they want. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra String Quartet To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Four members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will perform during services in several East Side churches in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and to raise awareness of the BPO's new Diversity Council. (more...)

Rock Legend Steve Hackett Releases New Album 'The Night Siren', 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on March 24, 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). (more...)

Marcus Center to Host MLK Celebration This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration is free admission and open to the public this Sunday, January 15 at 1:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's GREAT COMET Celebrates Book Release at Barnes and Noble
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 13, 2017

Members of the cast and creative team of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and author Steven Suskin celebrated the release of the book The Great Comet: The Journey of a New Musical to Broadway at Barnes & Noble and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event! (more...)

Ryan Adams, Ghostface Killah, Cage The Elephant Headline Gasparilla Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tampa is gearing up for the one of the most anticipated events of the season: The 6th Annual Gasparilla Music Festival presented by Frontier (“GMF”) which returns to Curtis Hixon Park on March 11th & 12th. (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...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents WHO AM I THIS TIME? (& OTHER CONUNDRUMS OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The first in Stages Repertory Theatre's 2017 Get TalKing Series that highlights important voices in contemporary theatre - Who Am I This Time (& Other Conundrums of Love) by Aaron Posner and adapted from stories by Kurt Vonnegut, makes its regional premiere in Houston on January 25 and runs through February 12. Directed by long-time Stages and Houston actor and director Sally Edmundson (Driving Miss Daisy, Auntie Mame, Amy's View), Who Am I This Time takes a good-natured look at love and the conundrums that accompany it through the interconnected stories of three couples, all set against the backdrop of North Crawford Mask & Wig Club - "the finest community theatre in central Connecticut." The play's New England everyman narrator and the poignant, often comic look at daily life and relationships are gently reminiscent of Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, February 3, 2017
by - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Friday, February 3, 2017! (more...)

Bekah Brunstetter's THE ORGEON TRAIL Starts Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Don't miss WP Theater Lab alums Bekah Brunstetter (playwright, pictured) and Laura Ramadei (actor), in Fault Line Theatre's production of The Oregon Trail!  (more...)

Nintendo Switch Launches March 3 at $299.99
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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Dallas Theater Center Collects More Than $68k for North Texas Food Bank
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dallas Theater Center announced today $68,660 was presented to the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) following the run of DTC's production of A Christmas Carol. For nine consecutive years, DTC has partnered with NTFB to collect donations and canned goods during performances of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Theater for the New City will present the premiere of his 'Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom,' a compendium of Czech, Slovak and Italian fairy tales, February 16 to March 5. Each Saturday of the run, Vit Horejs will also perform 'The Winter Tales,' a marionette play for young audiences based on three fables of wizards, blizzards and spirits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the puppets! (more...)

Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony announces today that award-winning Broadway superstars Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell will join the orchestra's 2016-17 Pops season, replacing previously scheduled Jason Alexander, who was forced to cancel due to an unforeseeable conflict. (more...)

Howl at the Moon Makes Grand Debut at Valley Forge Casino Resort This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

 Howl at the Moon brings the dueling piano experience to Philadelphia's suburbs starting this week. Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) and The Vault nightclub and music venue welcome Howl at the Moon each and every Saturday, with the grand opening slated for January 14, 2017. Get ready to sing, dance and howl as the versatile and talented musicians perform live music from 80's rock, 90's pop and today's dance hits on pianos. Doors open at 8:00pm and the live show from 9pm to 12:30am. The party continues at The Vault until 2am. Admission is free and open to those 21 and up only. (more...)

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