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Pacific Symphony to Pay Tribute to John Williams
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

It took just two notes-found in the theme to Steven Spielberg's movie "Jaws," (dun-DUN...dun-DUN)-to make a major, permanent impression on the minds of moviegoers for generations to come. (more...)

Mountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

 The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

Life's No Drag With Cabaret, Burlesque & Nocturnal Delights At Underbelly Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Underbelly Festival is up and running on the South Bank and as always will feature a delicious and devilish feast of cabaret, burlesque, drag and every dastardly combination thereof. (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 5/2
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2017

Below, check out monologue highlights from last night's 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' monologue highlights (more...)

La Strada Ensemble Announces RAINBOW FESTIVAL Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

There is a common expression thrown about whenever discussing Asbury Park and its environs (including Ocean Grove) . It's phoenix like rise from the proverbial Ashes has always been the topic of discussion amongst both Jersey Shore residents and tourists alike. People will speak about its glory days of the early 20th century, its fall during the seventies through the eighties, and someone will invariably say, "Well, it's the gays who turned it all around". (more...)

Radikal Records to Release Heart FX's Feel Good Track 'King Without a Throne (feat. Joe Jury)'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Austrian duo HEART FX is kicking off summer with the North American release of their single “King Without a Throne (feat. Joe Jury).” (more...)

BWW CD Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Multifaceted and Riveting
by David Clarke - May 19, 2017

Inspired by a 70-page sliver of the sprawling 1215-page tome War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, Dave Malloy's NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 is an all-encompassing feat of musical theater. Now, Reprise Records has released the sterling and elaborate NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (Original Broadway Cast Recording). (more...)

The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, "Dig Down." (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Vulture has today shared a first listen to the two-disc cast recording of Broadway's NATAHSA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, starring Tony nominees Josh Groban and Denee Benton. (more...)

Phantom Projects Theatre Group Premieres New Play About Teens and Social Media
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Phantom Projects Theatre Group, now celebrating its 20th Anniversary of social education through theatre arts, will celebrate the World Premiere of its newest original play, #TheWall, inspired by real-life tragedy wrought upon young adults, and detailing the tumultuous relationship between cause and effect of social media usage in today's unfiltered world. (more...)

AMD Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017


Elizabeth Stahlmann to Star in GROUNDED at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Award-winning play, "Grounded," a contemporary drama about a US Air Force fighter pilot who is grounded by an unexpected pregnancy, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from July 11 through July 29.  (more...)

Corus Entertainment Inks Deal for Canadian Broadcast Rights to STAR WARS Films
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Corus Entertainment is set to take Canadians to a galaxy far, far away. Revealed moments ago during its 2017 Upfront presentation, Corus announced tonight a multi-year licensing agreement with The Walt Disney Studios for the broadcast rights to one of the most revered and astronomically successful movie franchises of all time – Star Wars. Beginning fall 2017, 11 films from the epic franchise, including original trilogy titles and yet-to-be-seen theatrical releases, will make their debuts on Corus' empire of conventional and specialty networks, including Global, Showcase, W Network, ABC Spark, YTV, Disney Channel, Disney XD, and more. (more...)

The Mountain Play Presents The Magic Mountain Play Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present for the first time in modern Mountain Play history a special second production to celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and the first ever outdoor rock festival - the Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival. (more...)

Oregon Reggae Legends Indubious to Release New Full Length Album 'From Zero'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The story of INDUBIOUS is not for the faint of heart. Like a phoenix rising from the Ashes, INDUBIOUS was forged in the fires of pain and destruction. (more...)

Take a Trip to Barter for LEAVING IOWA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

"Leaving Iowa," which has been performed in front of sold out theatres all over the country and in Canada for years, is finally coming to Barter Stage II June 10. (more...)

Golden Girls-Style Comedy EXIT LAUGHING to Play Waterville Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Waterville Opera House (WOH) will present Exit Laughing, a comedic play written by Paul Elliot and directed by Debra Susi. The show stars some of the region's most hilariously entertaining acting talent and opens at the WOH in downtown Waterville on Friday, June 16th at 7:30pm and runs through Sunday, June 25th at 2:00pm. (more...)

Kimberly Immanuel, Valarie Pettiford to Star in CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

City of Light has a charming musical theater score with music by Jan Roper, lyrics by Julie Weiner, and book by Gabrielle Wagner. The show will star Kimberly Immanuel (Pacific Overtures, The Fantasticks) as Molly. It will also feature Tony nominee Valarie Pettiford (Fosse, Big Deal), Anthony Norman (Newsies Nat'l Tour), Darren Bunch, Keri Safran, and Jack Cotterell. (more...)

WONDER WOMAN Overpowers the Competition at Global Box Office
by Movies News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

WONDER WOMAN has proven her strength on the big screen as one of the world's greatest superheroes, as well as the weekend's greatest box office draw. (more...)

Cady Huffman to Direct New Musical CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

City of Light, a new musical by Gabrielle Wagner, Julie Weiner and Jan Roper with direction by Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, will play three performances at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival.  (more...)

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

Renaissance, Featuring Annie Haslam, Slates Fall US Northeast Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Following their successful South American tour, Renaissance featuring Annie Haslam will be back in the US Northeast in October and November 2017 debuting their 'Symphonic Journey' tour. (more...)

WHAT LINDA SAID Gets World Premiere at Summerworks 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Through the lens of her real-life experiences with cancer, poet and playwright Priscila Uppal (6 Essential Questions, Factory Theatre) creates a magical and uplifting theatrical dialogue between two old friends in the new play What Linda Said. Based on Priscila's relationship with the late celebrated Canadian actress Linda Griffiths, What Linda Said takes a bitingly funny, poetic and personal look at coping with cancer. What Linda Said premieres at the Summerworks Festival, August 3 - 13, 2017 at the Factory Theatre Studio. (more...)

Nat Geo Announces Free Streaming Release of Documentary FROM THE ASHES
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In the wake of President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and its imminent consequences on climate change, National Geographic Documentary Films announced today it would make the highly acclaimed coal documentary FROM THE Ashes available for free across several streaming and video on demand platforms. (more...)

Alex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A new black comedy tale of marital strife and bunny murder comes to Park Theatre from Joe Hampson, the writer of Skins, The News Quiz & Newsjack who makes his stage writing debut with Rabbits. (more...)

Freddie Flintoff to Make Stage Debut in FAT FRIENDS - THE MUSICAL Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Former England cricket captain, and star of SKY's League of Their Own, Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff will swap the cricket pitch to tread the boards as he joins an all star cast for the world premiere of Kay Mellor's Fat Friends - the Musical. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017


The Center to Welcome Misty Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Center will present Misty Copeland on  Thursday July 20th 2017 as part of the THINKING FORWARD LECTURE SERIES with the Eastern Long Island NAACP "Straight Talk Real People" partnering with Guild Hall in their John Drew Theater, 158 Main Street, East Hampton. (more...)

Introducing Rapper & R&B Artist QVEEN HERBY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Rising from the Ashes comes QVEEN HERBY to hook you on her designer rap habit and bad bitch r&b vibes. (more...)

Saxon Release 14 CD Box Set Solid Book of Rock with Bonus Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Forget box-sets and get The Book Set... British heavy metal legends, SAXON, are to release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 4, 2017. (more...)

Neptune Society Lynnwood, WA Relocates Office
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017


New National Geographic Documentary FROM THE ASHES Looks at Future of Coal Industry in America
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

FROM THE Ashes is a National Geographic Channel documentary that captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. (more...)

Watch Miranda Lee Richards' Performance & Interview On YAHOO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

As she gears up for the release of her fourth studio album EXISTENTIAL BEAST out this Friday, June 16 via Invisible Hands Music, singer-songwriter-musician MIRANDA LEE RICHARDS stopped by YAHOO studios in Playa Vista, CA for a special acoustic performance and interview. (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Recap of the CBS Broadcast
by David Clarke - Jun 12, 2017

Did you miss the Tonys Broadcast? Never fear, BroadwayWorld's got you covered. BroadwayWorld writer David Clarke took copious notes during the show, and his highlights are presented below. (more...)

The Political Is Personal This Tony Season: THE GREAT COMET and SWEAT
by Marianka Swain - Jun 10, 2017

In this febrile climate, do we want societal critique from our theatre or pure escapism? As I experienced when I recently swapped BroadwayWorld UK Editor duties for a New York trip, both theatrical regions are currently just as charged by provocative, resonant commentary as by jazz hands ­– as this year's Tony Award nominations reflect. (more...)

International Recording Artist Lariss Set to Unveil US Debut Single "Dale Papi" Featuring Hip-Hop Artist K7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

One of Europe's hottest artists, Lariss, is unveiling a brand new US Mix of her chart-topping single 'Dale Papi' in North America via Radikal Records on Friday, June 2nd. Lariss arrived on the music in 2014 scene with the release of her debut single 'Dale Papi,' which was produced by Sergiu Musteata and written with two of Romania's top producers David Ciente and Shift. The single quickly rose to the Top 5 on the Romanian Music Charts. Shazam listed 'Dale Papi' as the 'Most Favorite Song' in Romania and it quickly reached the Top 10 Sales Chart in Greece. (more...)

Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA, Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALE, UNDER THE RADAR and More Among Public Theater's 50th Anniversary Season at Astor Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents DI AND VI AND ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Nadine Garner (The Doctor Blake Mysteries), Belinda McClory (The Waiting Room) and Mandy McElhinney (Love Child) form the sterling cast of Di and Viv and Rose, opening Thursday 17 August at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner. (more...)

Legendary 60s Rock Opera Finally Debuts After 50 Year Wait
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Youth Music Theatre UK (YMT) is transporting us back in time to 1967's 'Summer of Love' with the world premiere of A Teenage Opera; the legendary show that was never completed. (more...)

Russell Tovey, Mark Bonnar & More Announced For QUEERS At Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

The Old Vic today announces casting for Queers, a series of eight monologues curated by Mark Gatiss. Staged on 28 and 31 July at The Old Vic, they mark 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 began the decriminalisation process for homosexuality between men. Queers celebrates some of the most poignant, funny, tragic and riotous moments of British gay male history over the last century.  (more...)

Comic Play Delivers Surprise Life In Death at the Old Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

A secret life will soon be exposed at a funeral and the bombshell will cause tempers - and Ashes - to fly. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Third Wheel
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Deadpan Theatre about bringing Third Wheel to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Utah Symphony to Bring the Music of John Williams the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM, experience the music from your favorite movies scored by John Williams in a concert filled with fantasy and fun. Whether it's the powerful marches from "Star Wars," the awe-inspiring score from "Jurassic Park," or the adventurous music from "E.T.", John Williams' film music has provided the soundscape for many of the world's most popular movies for decades. The Utah Symphony led by guest conductor Randall Crain Fleishcher will bring these scores to life in a live concert at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. General admission tickets are $39 and child/youth tickets are $16. Tickets are available at 801-585-0556 and online at (more...)

Sleeping With Sirens' New Album 'Gossip' Out 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Sleeping With Sirens have announced the release of their fifth studio album Gossip, due out September 22 via Warner Bros. Records. Produced by David Bendeth (Paramore, All Time Low), the album is brimming with catchy riffs, intricate beats, and singer Kellin Quinn's soul-striking vocals. (more...)

D'Angelo's 'Brown Sugar' Remastered and Expanded for New Deluxe Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

D'Angelo's platinum-certified debut, 1995's neo-soul masterpiece Brown Sugar, is newly remastered and expanded for a 2CD and digital Deluxe Edition to be released August 25 by Virgin/UMe. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017


Adam Lambert Headlines Project Angel Food's 27th Annual Angel Awards With George Michael Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Project Angel Food is excited to host the 27th annual Angel Awards Gala at 6:00pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038. This year's event holds a special significance, as it will posthumously honor the legendary performer George Michael, a dedicated friend, volunteer and supporter of the organization and to date, its largest individual donor. (more...)

Actress/Singer Taveeta Releases Music Video for 'Paradise'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Actress/Singer Taveeta releases music video for debut single 'Paradise' off her forthcoming album Resurrection and will appear in the upcoming MGM Film 'Every Day,' and the sci-fi television series '12 Monkeys' (more...)

WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED to Tackle Racism, Identity and More at Opera Philadelphia This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

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