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Naked Girls Reading Cape Town Presents SEVEN DEADLY SINS at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Cape Town chapter of Naked Girls Reading returns to the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre for SEVEN DEADLY SINS, a 75-minute live reading, this November. Allow yourself to be Bewitched by Charlie French, Jezzy Belle, Lyricnotic and Scar-lit Hearts as they share readings that delve into the seven deadly sins and the wickedness of the human heart. (more...)

You're Still Hooked and Netflix Knows Why
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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Emmy Winner Martha Byrne to Lead IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Queens Theatre will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Sydney Theatre Company Puts A Contemporary Twist On Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Jade Kops - Sep 18, 2016

Director Kip Williams brings a darker, raw vision to Sydney Theatre Company's latest interpretation of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Tuesday, September 20, 2016
by - Sep 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 20, 2016! (more...)

Get BeWitched and BeDazzled with Meadow Brook Theatre Guild!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Meadow Brook Theatre Guild has announced its newest fundraising event, Bewitched & BeDazzled! The event will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the beautiful Palazzo Grande Banquet Facility located at 54660 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township. This is an unique and delightfully different event that will leave guests Bewitched & BeDazzled! (more...)

New Album 'Richie Cole Plays Ballads & Love Songs' to Be Released Oct. 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Setting down roots in Pittsburgh two years ago has borne fruit for alto saxophonist Richie Cole in the form of his beautiful new album, 'Richie Cole Plays Ballads & Love Songs.' The CD, his first all-ballads album, will be released on his Richie Cole Presents imprint on October 21. (more...)

Capturing Halloween's Spooky Evolution!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

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BWW Interview: Grammy Award-Winning Soprano Ana María Martínez Returns to Houston in HGO's FAUST
by Natalie de la Garza - Oct 27, 2016

Grammy Award-winning soprano (and Houston favorite) Ana Maria Martinez joins us to discuss about her role, Marguerite in HGO's FAUST; muse on the potential of opera to heal societal wounds; and give us some really practical advice. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Star Marin Mazzie Talks Upcoming Role in PAL JOEY Reading and Ongoing Battle with Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Following her most recent stint on Broadway as Anna in the King & I, Marin Mazzie isn't slowing down any time soon. She's currently hard at work preparing for a production of Pal Joey directed by Tony Goldwyn, and she recently sat down with Pix 11 to talk about the new role, as well as her continued battle with ovarian cancer. (more...)

Frank Sinatra's 'World On A String' 4CD/DVD Box Set to Be Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Frank Sinatra never had a problem with language barriers, he spoke to the heart. His songs served as the soundtrack to people's lives around the world. (more...)


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Martha Byrne-Led IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Begins This Month at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

As previously announced, Queens Theatre will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queen's Theatre Starring Martha Byrne
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Queens Theatre (Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director) will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor- Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Performances will begin on November 11 and run through November 20, 2016. Tickets from $25 (free parking and free shuttle bus from Mets - Willets Point subway stop) and can be purchased by visiting QueensTheatre.org or by calling 718.760.0064.  (more...)

Darrah Carr Dance to Premiere CELTIC JAZZ TRYST at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Irish Arts Center will welcome back Bessie Award-nominated Darrah Carr Dance in Celtic Jazz Tryst, November 18-20. (more...)

Martha Byrne-Led IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Starts Tonight at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Queens Theatre will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (more...)

Darrah Carr Dance to Premiere CELTIC JAZZ TRYST at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Irish Arts Center will welcome back Bessie Award-nominated Darrah Carr Dance in Celtic Jazz Tryst, November 18-20. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 5/5 - Smith Centre Education Awards and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 5/5 - Smith Centre Education Awards and More! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Bring Intimate Evening of Song to Aurora's Paramount Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Alison Arngrim Set for LEGENDARY DRAG QUEEN BINGO to Support Life Group LA
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

This Thursday, May 18th, actress/author, Alison Arngrim (Little House on the Prairie, Life Interrupted) will be the Legendary Drag Queen Bingo's celebrity ball caller at the 7pm game located at Hamburger Mary's West Hollywood (8288 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood,CA 90069). (more...)

'A Fisher of Slaves' Announces New Marketing Push
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

PETERSFIELD, England - Dick Parsons has spent his holidays in Gambia and Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast) during which he visited the slave forts, firstly Fort George in Gambia and then those in Ghana at Cape Coast and El Mina. His visits on these sites inspired him in writing 'A Fisher of Slaves: 2nd Edition' (published by AuthorHouse UK), a love story set against the horrors and moral challenges of the Atlantic Slave Trade (otherwise known as the Triangular Trade). (more...)

Madison Lyric Stage Begins 2017 Season with Noel Coward's Madcap Comedy BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

Madison Lyric Stage announced that the first production of its 2017 season is Noel Coward's madcap comedy Blithe Spirit.  Performances will be held April 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7:30 pm, with a special matinee performance on April 30 at 5:30 pm, at the Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society located at 297 Boston Post Road in Madison, CT. (more...)

Billy Porter Assembles the Cream of the Crop for THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter's new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers, will be released April 14, 2017 and will be available for pre-order tomorrow (Friday, March 3), it was announced today by Bee & El and Sony Masterworks Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hampton Theatre Co Presents Tale of Mystery and Suspense AN ACT OF IMAGINATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

"An Act of the Imagination," Bernard Slade's masterful and suspense filled mystery, will be the third play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on March 23 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through April 9. (more...)

BWW Review: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Hits The Bullseye!
by Herbert Paine - Mar 17, 2017

I daresay that Phoenix Theatre's current production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY is the musical highlight of the 2016-2017 theatre season. It is vintage Michael Barnard, full directorial guns blazing with a keen eye for the best in top-notch craftsmanship and splendid theatricality. His stellar cast, featuring some of the most versatile song-and-dance performers in the Valley of the Sun is locked and loaded for a volley of high-powered performances in a series of spirited numbers that are guaranteed to create a perpetual smile. (more...)

BWW Preview: CAMELOT at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Mar 13, 2017

Candlelight, the only dinner theatre in the state and indubitably the best theatrical value, opens its doors after a 3-month hiatus with CAMELOT on March 18. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 1/29/2017
by BWW - Jan 29, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/29/2017 for Connecticut (more...)

American Ballet Theatre to Fly Kevin McKenzie's SWAN LAKE to Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

American Ballet Theatre marks its annual engagement with one of the most beloved full-length classical ballets, Swan Lake, January 25-29 for seven performances in the Opera House. (more...)

Japanese Star Ryoko Yonekura to Return to CHICAGO as 'Roxie' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Producers of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago announced today that Japanese superstar Ryoko Yonekura will return to the Broadway production by popular demand in the role of 'Roxie Hart' for 11 performances only, July 3 to July 13, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces World Premiere of VALLEY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to kick-off 2017 with the announcement of its 15th season. Comments Artistic Director David Cerda, 'We really want to thank our audiences for keeping us going for the past 15 years with their love and support, so we are doing a mix of new, old and most requested from our audience for our audience.'  (more...)

BWW Review: Robyn Spangler Brings RIDDLE, RONSTADT & ROBYN SPANGLER to Rockwell
by Don Grigware - Jan 18, 2017

Who says artistry seldom improves with age? I saw Robyn Spangler perform her first Linda Ronstadt show, after an extensive tour to promote her CD Why I Love Linda Ronstadt about five years ago. I had the following to say about her performance. 'Accessible, friendly with an aura of poise and self-confidence, Spangler ... fully engages and entertains her audience. I had such a good time, when the hour was over, I wanted to cry out for more...more Nelson Riddle, more Gilbert and Sullivan! Leaving an audience wanting more is a sign of a truly great cabaret artist, and Robyn Spangler fills the bill'. (more...)

Phoenix Arts Club Welcomes Ida Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????Join Ida on the 12th of March for an evening of operatic arias, chart-topping hits and some West End showstoppers. These four stunning sopranos bring you breathtaking original arrangements with spellbinding vocals; this promises to be an evening you won't forget.  (more...)

Andrea Marcovicci Sings The Music of Rodgers & Hart
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

In celebration of romance, Andrea will reprise her tribute to the illustrious team of Rodgers and Hart with a brand new spin. (more...)

BWW Review: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered by Met's New RUSALKA
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 10, 2017

Anyone arriving at a performance of the Met's new RUSALKA, in Mary Zimmerman's production, thinking that there's going to be an evening of Disney-type fun from this distant cousin of THE LITTLE MERMAID, will be in for a big disappointment. But for those seeking beautiful music (including one of opera's great arias), a game cast and good singing, RUSALKA, with soprano Kristine Opolais in the title role, offers a musically satisfying evening. (more...)

Andrea Marcovicci Sings The Music of Rodgers & Hart
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

In celebration of romance, Andrea will reprise her tribute to the illustrious team of Rodgers and Hart with a brand new spin. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre to Fly Kevin McKenzie's SWAN LAKE to Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

American Ballet Theatre marks its annual engagement with one of the most beloved full-length classical ballets, Swan Lake, January 25-29 for seven performances in the Opera House. (more...)

BWW Review: Audiences Completely Give Their Hearts to MKE Rep's Resplendent New A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 7, 2016

What could be a better holiday gift to Milwaukee than a World Premiere adaptation of Dickens' beloved A Christmas Carol? On Friday night, Artistic Director Mark Clements opened his resplendent adaptation for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater in the gorgeous Pabst Theatre. In this innovative adaptation by Clements in collaboration with a stunning artistic team, the production renewed holiday magic in the company's 41st year for the city that Clements and The Rep call home. (more...)

Don Most Presents A Little HAPPY DAYS for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

"Happy Days" star, Don Most, announces plans for three new pre and post holiday season music releases and a special Los Angeles engagement, entitled 'CHRISTMAS SWING WITH DON MOST AND FRIENDS' at the Catalina Jazz Club. (more...)

Give the Gift of Broadway This Holiday Season with BroadwayWorld's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Need some last minute gift ideas for the Broadway lover in your life? Fear not! There may be only a few short weeks left before the holidays, but we've got plenty of ideas to add to your shopping list! (more...)

Bernard Fox, Film and TV Star of BEWITCHED, TITANIC, THE MUMMY and More, Passes Away
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that famous welsh actor, Bernard Fox, known to millions of fans for his iconic roles of Dr. Bombay on the hit series Bewitched and the naive, bumbling Colonel Crittendon on Hogan's Heroes, as well as key roles in Titanic (1997), The Mummy (1999) and daytimes General Hospital has died today at Valley presbyterian hospital in Van Nuys of heart failure. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hollywood Museum Rings in the Holidays with Celebrity Christmas Ornaments For Charity
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Friday, Nov 25th, President and Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, hosted an eclectic and elite list of Hollywood entertainers who gathered to decorate Christmas trees at The Hollywood Museum, on the second floor surrounded by the current 'Child Stars: Then and Now Exhibit. Over 20 ornaments were signed and decorated by personalities, and in some cases entire casts, to be auctioned on ebay at http://m.ebay.com/sch/aminorconsideration0/m.html?isRefine=true&_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_mwBanner=1 to raise funds for A Minor Consideration (AMC). (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter will release his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway on April 14th. Porter just unveiled a 'making of' video for the album, featuring interviews, studio footage and more. Check it out below! (more...)

Almog Pail to Celebrate Pin-Up Rita Hayworth in ME, MYSELF AND RITA at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Almog Pail in 'Me, Myself and Rita' on April 20th, 2107. Join actor, writer and singer Almog Pail in an unconventional musical storytelling by 1940's Hollywood's pin-up Rita Hayworth, inspired by true events. (more...)

BWW Interview: AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH KRISTIN CHENOWETH at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Apr 3, 2017

Spend an Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth Coming to The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall (more...)

BWW Previews: THE PAUL LYNDE SHOW STARRING MICHAEL AIRINGTON at Windows Showroom At Bally's Las Vegas
by Debbie Hall - Apr 27, 2017

Paul Lynde, the brilliant comedic actor, lives on to entertain audiences in "The Paul Lynde Show starring Michael Airington." Generations remember Lynde from his performances on Broadway and in the film "Bye Bye Birdie," his television roles including Uncle Arthur on "Bewitched" and comedian extraordinaire in the center square on "The Hollywood Squares." (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert series, for children ages 7 and older, and PNC Musical Rainbow series, for children ages 3 to 6.  Both concert series are designed to introduce young people to classical music, and feature performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians with special guest artists. Subscriptions for both series are now available by visiting the Severance Hall Ticket Office, clevelandorchestra.com, and by calling 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141.  Tickets to individual performances go on sale in late summer.  (more...)

YOU GIVE ME FEVER - THE PHAEDRA CABARET to Set Out on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Award-winning LynchPin Productions Theatre Company confirmed new tour dates for You Give Me Fever - the Phaedra Cabaret coming to the Brighton Fringe, Hemingways of Haslemere. Guildford, and the Farnham Flash Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: Stackner Cabaret Invites Comic Spirit to Milwaukee in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 2, 2017

Actor Frank Ferrante begins on Milwaukee's Stackner Cabaret's stage by walking over to a small table, sitting down, and then placing the iconic thick black mustache and eyebrows defining the indomitable comedian Groucho Marx. In the The Milwaukee Repertory Theater's superb production An Evening With Groucho written by Ferrante and directed by Dreya Weber, the transformation from actor to classic comic spirt engages the audience in a collusion of laughter and humor for all audiences. (more...)

Watch Ledisi Sing 'Bewitched' in the Studio for Billy Porter's 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter has just released an inside-the-studio video for Bewitched (Ledisi featuring Zaire Park) from his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway - available now on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter releases his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway today - available on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. The new album features fan favorites 'Edelweiss', 'Carefully Taught', 'My Funny Valentine' and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning'. Get Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers HERE, and listen to two tunes from the album below! Already landing on the charts, the album is ranked #2 on the iTunes R&B chart and is ranked #40 overall. (more...)

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