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Robin and Linda Williams to Play Concert at the Katherine Hepburn Center for the Arts, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

ROBIN & LINDA WILLIAMS will be celebrating their album Back 40! on Sunday, April 27th, 3 pm at the Katherine Hepburn Center for the Arts 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT. Tickets: $35/$50. Call 877-503-1286 or visit http://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/blog/. (more...)

Country Music Star Craig Morgan to Make Eleventh Overseas Tour to Entertain the Troops
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Country music star and award-winning TV host Craig Morgan is preparing to make his eleventh overseas tour to entertain our U.S. troops serving abroad. The former soldier will travel with Armed Forces Entertainment and Stars For Stripes to perform a series of acoustic shows in Southwest Asia this spring. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Philip Olson and Aaron Glover Discuss ASSASSINS
by Jeff Davis - Apr 8, 2014

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Entertainment One Music Signs Celebrated Artist Todd Dulaney
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Entertainment One Music has signed celebrated artist, songwriter and worshipper Todd Dulaney to its award-winning Gospel roster. (more...)

EMMYLOU HARRIS's 'Wrecking Ball' Reissued Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Emmylou Harris's groundbreaking album Wrecking Ball will be reissued today, April 8 on Nonesuch Records. Produced by Daniel Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Willie Nelson), Wrecking Ball won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album and was highly praised by critics worldwide. (more...)

North Carolina Opera Presents OPERA IN THE PINES, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

North Carolina Opera, under the leadership of General Director Eric Mitchko and Artistic Director & Principal Conductor Timothy Myers, presents “Opera in the Pines” at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Sat. May 17 at 7 p.m. Maestro Timothy Myers conducts the North Carolina Opera Orchestra and vocal soloists Hailey Clark, Kate Farrar, Noah Stewart, and Ted Federle in a concert of Broadway and opera favorites. (more...)

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys Headed to Bridge Street Live, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys at Bridge Street Live is set for Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $27 GA, $37 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/AE2014. (more...)

More Americans are Worried 'about the Privacy and Security of Their Information When Filing Tax Returns Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

BETHESDA, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A majority of Americans say they are very or somewhat concerned about the privacy and safety of their personal and financial data when using computers, tablets or smartphones to file their tax returns online. According to a new survey, 68% expressed concerns about the safety of their data when using desktop computers to file their state and federal tax forms; 65% are concerned when using their iPads or tablets, and 65% are concerns when using their smartphones. (more...)

The Magic Beans Release First Double Album Sites and Sounds
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Nederland, Colorado natives, The Magic Beans are thrilled to release their first double album Sites & Sounds. (more...)

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Returns to STAGES St. Louis 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

STAGES St. Louis will welcome back to the stage, after unprecedented demand, Always... Patsy Cline, beginning April 22, 2014 to The Playhouse at Westport Plaza. Always... Patsy Cline was originally produced by STAGES during its record-breaking 27th Season, which resulted in two added performances and historic attendance. Nightly, the audiences stopped the show with thunderous applause for numbers like 'Crazy,' 'Lovesick Blues,' and 'Your Cheating Heart.' (more...)

More Americans are Worried  about the Privacy and Security of Their Information When Filing Tax Returns Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

BETHESDA, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A majority of Americans say they are very or somewhat concerned about the privacy and safety of their personal and financial data when using computers, tablets or smartphones to file their tax returns online.  According to a new survey, 68% expressed concerns about the safety of their data when using desktop computers to file their state and federal tax forms; 65% are concerned when using their iPads or tablets, and 65% are concerns when using their smartphones. (more...)

BWW Reviews: REEFER MADNESS Deserves Some Buzz: It Really Is a 'Hit'!
by Johnna Leary - Apr 7, 2014

One certainly doesn't need to get high to enjoy all the buzz from the Being Revived production of Reefer Madness, running at Frederick Community College through April 13. Expertly directed in the hands of David Norman, this rarely-produced, cult classic musical is an outstanding production, with every over-the-top comedic moment and high-energy musical number (under the impeccable music direction of Jonas Dawson) leaving the audience "jumping"! (more...)

BODY AND SOUL, Mark Greenwood, Mark Cutler and More Set for Courthouse Center for the Arts, April-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Check out the upcoming events at the Courthouse Center for the Arts. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Casper (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Wichita (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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BBW Blog: Food and Blood in BONNIE & CLYDE
by Maggie Yates - Apr 6, 2014

Illuminating darker aspects of American culture with musical theater. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Mesa Encore Theatre Presents BIG RIVER, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Mesa Encore Theatre presents BIG RIVER, April 4-20, 2014 in the Farnsworth Studio. (more...)

2014 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS & IDEAS to Feature US Premiere of THE EVENTS, TRACES and More, 6/14-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2014, taking place from June 14 to 28 in New Haven, Connecticut. The theme for the Festival's 19th annual event is Transformation & Tradition, gathering together artists and thinkers who have drawn from the past in order to imagine the future in ways that are startling, bold, and exciting. (more...)

Americana Music Artist BRIAN BAUGUS to Release Highly Anticipated Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Actor, Songster and Sage, Brian Baugus took his first stage in 1969, playing in the “Coffee House” scene that was then popular. (more...)

Dierks Bentley, Kix Brooks, Punch Brothers & More Set for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Park City Institute celebrates its 11th summer of presenting the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series at Deer Valley Resort with ten, powerhouse concerts: The Bacon Brothers (June 28), Punch Brothers (July 6), Dierks Bentley (July 24), Kix Brooks (July 31), Muscle Shoals Live and Lisa Fischer (August 3), Five For Fighting (August 16), Trampled by Turtles (August 19), Nashville Cafe (August 23), Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers (August 30) and a TBA show. All concerts are slated to be held rain or shine at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale to PCPAF members on Wednesday, April 9 and are available for purchase by the general public on Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Playwright MATTHEW LACHIUSA
by Mark C. Lloyd - Apr 3, 2014

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Bobby McFerrin to Bring SPIRITYOUALL Tour to Bass Concert Hall, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Texas Performing Arts presents ten-time GRAMMY Award-winner Bobby McFerrin in his 'spirityouall' tour at Bass Concert Hall on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Catalyst onora le premiate iniziative di Kimberly-Clark e Lockheed Martin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Questa sera, il premio Catalyst Award 2014 verrà presentato a Kimberly-Clark Corporation e Lockheed Martin Corporation per le loro iniziative in ambito di ampliamento delle opportunità per le donne e il commercio. Le iniziative riconosciute dal Catalyst Award impattano donne e uomini, famiglie e organizzazioni, società ed economie, e verranno riconosciute all'annuale Catalyst Awards Dinner, la cena di gala alla quale parteciperanno circa 1.600 ospiti—compresi quasi 100 amministratori delegati, oltre a dirigenti senior di società multinazionali e aziende professionali. (more...)

Frances Cone to Release Self-Titled EP, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

On the heels of a stellar SXSW run, including the Paste Magazine and Rachael Ray Showcases, Brooklyn-based band Frances Cone are set to continue their rise with the release of their self-titled EP on April 29th. (more...)

Composer Laura Karpman Announces Two Film Openings
by Movies News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

The coming weeks offer the opportunity to hear two stunning film scores by Laura Karpman, a composer who brings to her music feverish imagination, impeccable musicianship, complexity, unbridled joy, and fearlessness. (more...)

The Ride Festival Announces Initial Artist Lineup for 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Today, The Ride Festival releases its initial artist lineup for the festival's 3rd year at Colorado's breathtaking Telluride Town Park on July 12-13, 2014. (more...)

Steve Forbert Coming to Bridge Street Live, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Steve Forbert at Bridge Street Live is set for Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $22 GA, $32 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/steveforbert. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Announces 2014 Sunset Concerts, Free Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Skirball Cultural Center announces the line-up for its eighteenth annual free Sunset Concerts. Circumnavigating the globe from the Americas to Africa, the 2014 season features a dynamic mix of traditions and styles. The schedule is as follows: the California debut of Noura Mint Seymali (July 24); the California debut of Conjunto Chappotin y Sus Estrellas (July 31); The Haden Triplets (August 7); Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs (August 14); Yiddish Tango Club (August 21); and Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (August 28). (more...)

Americana Music For An Americana Town
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ In 1749, a teenaged surveyor 'laid off a town' on the Eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The 17 year old was working for Lord Fairfax, then Proprietor of much of The Olde Dominion. The village he surveyed has not changed all that much in the ensuing 255 years. But even with an official population of only 134 citizens, the tiny little town in the hills has a whole lot to brag about. (more...)

ICARUS, SPEAKEASY CIRCUS, SEXYBACK: OR WHAT YOU WILL Join OBERON Artists in Residence Program at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has announced continued programming as part of the Artist in Residence initiative at OBERON, its second stage and club-theater venue. This initiative is rooted in A.R.T's mission to expand the boundaries of theater by supporting local and emerging artists. OBERON launched this multi-year program of work and mentorship with three local performance groups: Liars & Believers, Boston Circus Guild, and Touch Performance Art. All three have worked previously in OBERON, creating events in the club theater model and harnessing a new form of theater that is rooted in a social environment. (more...)

Dan Wilson Set to Release Latest LP, Tour Begins 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Dan Wilson is set to release his new album Love Without Fear on April 15, and the U.K.'s Clash Music is currently premiering the brand new video to the track “A Song Can Be About Anything”—featuring artwork by Wilson—at http://bit.ly/1m8cS0E. (more...)

The Round Square Music Festival to Return to Theatre 82, 5/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Round Square Festival returns to Theatre 82 in Cranston, RI this year with another stellar lineup. Dedicated to songwriters in New England, the festival will feature some of the area's best in an acoustic setting. Enjoy a weekend of music influenced by Americana and folk. (more...)

ART of WNY to Premiere SHINE, 4/24-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The American Rep Theater of WNY concludes the 2013-14 season with a world premiere of the original work, SHINE, written by Matthew LaChiusa on April 24th and runs until May 17th. (more...)

KGNU & Boulder Weekly to Present 22nd Annual MICROBREWERIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Benefit, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Since 1993, the Microbreweries for the Environment benefit has raised nearly $160,000 for local environmental causes. The proceeds from this year's benefit will further the environmental initiatives of five local non-profit organizations: Urbiculture Community Farms, Sustainable Living Association, Colorado State University Environmental Learning Center, Earth Guardians, and the CU Environmental Center. (more...)

Oberon to Present ICARUS, JERKUS CIRCUS & More in May & June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s second stage and club theater venue, announces its May and June line up of exciting and original programming on the fringe of Harvard Square. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Birmingham (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Salt Lake City (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Mesa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for San Antonio (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for St. Paul (more...)

FRANCES CONE Releases Better Man' MP3 with Refinery 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Brooklyn-based band Frances Cone are set to continue their rise with the release of their self-titled EP on April 29th. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD, 'VANYA AND SONIA' & More Set for Tennessee Rep's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The return of a very special Tony Award-winning musical favorite. A contemporary drama about loyalty and secrets as the definitions of freedom and servitude are rewritten in April of 1865. A Pulitzer Prize-winning classic that defined the American 'tragic hero.' And the latest Tony Award-winning comedy about an absurd weekend of sibling angst and hilarity. Plus, the return of Nashville's All-American holiday tradition! (more...)

ART of WNY to Present SHINE, 4/24-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The American Rep Theater of WNY concludes the highly acclaimed 2013-14 season with a world premiere of the original work, SHINE, written by Matthew LaChiusa on April 24th and runs until May 17th. (more...)

Lord Huron to Tour Throughout the Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Critically acclaimed Lord Huron have added further tour dates throughout the summer, including various festival slots and a special performance with The National at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park. (more...)

A TIME TRAVELER'S TRIP TO NIAGRA Premieres at Hudson Guild Theatre this May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

America-in-Play will present the premiere of A Time-Traveler's Trip to Niagra, Following the Bold Adventures and Strange Detours of an Unlikely Group of Travelers Across Time and America. Running May 3-18 at the Hudson Guild Theatre (441 West 26th Street), this unique comedy interweaves two journeys up the Hudson River: one by bus in 2014 and one by steamboat in 1828. From upper class Brits taking a tour of the Early Republic to a modern brother and sister taking a bus ride upstate to trace their roots, the two trips converge at the iconic and spectacular Niagara Falls and aim to investigate the relationship between the American landscape and identity while exploring ties between past and future. A unique 'Dime Museum' exploring Americana and the play will be open 30 minutes before each performance. (more...)

LA Puppet Fest 2014 Kicks Off Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

LA Puppet Fest 2014, back for its second year, is a city-wide celebration dedicated to sharing and promoting the art of puppetry through performances and workshops. Taking place from today, April 1 - 13, spanning from Santa Monica, West Los Angeles to West Hollywood and Hollywood, LA Puppet Fest promises to offer entertainment and educational activities with something for everyone. (more...)

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