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Theatre In Paris Presents Most Parisian Experience
by Molly Tracy - Oct 4, 2016

After a thriving summer during which our hit comedies Addition and Moliere in Spite of Myself attracted hundreds of international theatregoers,Theatre in Paris announces the opening of the 2016-2017 season with five brand new productions. We have selected a wide variety of plays and musicals in French and have made them available to English-speaking audiences. Thanks to our exclusive translation service, anglophone spectateurs can experience an authentic Parisian night out, and will have the opportunity to discover the best shows Paris has to offer, all whilst understanding every word with our English translations or 'surtitles' projected above the stage in real-time.  (more...)

Christina Bianco to Premiere O COME, ALL YE DIVAS, at Charing Cross Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

A star of Forbidden Broadway in New York and the West End, she will now premiere her special festive spectacular, O COME, ALL YE DIVAS, at Charing Cross Theatre for 15 performances from Tuesday 20 December to Saturday 7 January. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 30, 2016
by - Oct 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma (Sede Culturale Ambasciata Argentina in Italia) il Musical  'Evita' con Malika Ayane, regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The 2017 Adelaide Festival Centre Season has all the perennial favourites and much-loved festivals, mixed in with a host of exciting new productions and events in what promises to be a great year of music, theatre, dance and exhibitions. (more...)

BWW Review: Anne Carrere is Arc De Triumphant in PIAF!
by Herbert Paine - Oct 24, 2016

On her worldwide way to the Big Apple and the 60th Anniversary in January 2017 of Edith Piaf's final Carnegie Hall performance, Anne Carrere has become a legend in her own right, interpreting the Little Sparrow's iconic songs with a mix of supersonic vocals and endearing countenance in PIAF! THE SHOW. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Kate Ceberano And Paul Grabowsky Present A Live And Loose Concert of LOVE SONGS at City Recital Hall
by Jade Kops - Oct 23, 2016

Australian singer Kate Ceberano has paired with ARIA and Helpmann Award winning pianist Paul Grabowsky to share their LOVE SONGS concert with City Recital Hall. (more...)

Welsh Diva Iris Williams to Return to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Metropolitan Room for one night only on October 22 at 7pm, direct from her performance interpreting Sondheim at the Cabaret Convention on October 19. (more...)

Labyrinth Dance Theater Announces Sasha Spielvogel's Critically Acclaimed NOOR 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Sasha Spielvogel's critically acclaimed NOOR returns to the stage for one performance only at 3:30PM on November 13, 2016, at the Saint Mark's Church in heart of New York City's East Village. Felicia Norton performs her role as Noor, and writer Sasha Spielvogel will once again direct the performance. (more...)

Scottsdale Arts Shines the Spotlight on France
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the internationally acclaimed Piaf! The Show on Today, Oct. 22, as part of its 2016-17 Discovery Series exploring the arts and culture of France. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch the 12:15 PM lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Admission to the 30 minute events are free, but a free-will offering will benefit the DC Youth Orchestra Program, where Mr. Frazier is an Artist-in-Residence.  (more...)

JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL & LIVING IN PARIS Plays in English at The Gladstone This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Sacrilege? Not according to the famous singer, actor, and songwriter Brel himself, who loved this musical revue. This Off-Broadway success was created in 1968 by Mort Shuman and Eric Blau to showcase Brel's French hits-in English. Brel saw the show many times, and said that Shuman and Blau had lifted his songs away from him, and given them to the world. The show ran for five years, with a total of 1,847 performances. Meanwhile, its director opened a second production in Toronto that same year, which became the longest-running Off-Broadway show in Canada. (more...)

Actress-Singer Gay Marshall to Play Major Engagement at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Actress and singer, Gay Marshall, brings her original show, Gay's Paree, to downtown's alternative supper-club, Pangea, this fall. Marshall's real-life experiences of singing all over Paris, to varying degrees of adventure, delight and misery, unfold through songs by Charles Aznavour, Boris Vian, Francis Lemarque, Dave Frishberg Jacques Brel, and Edith Piaf in both French and English, featuring Marshall's own English adaptations.  (more...)

Il Sistina Per la prima volta al Teatro Sistina MONICA GUERRITORE è Judy Garland in END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Il talento, la vitalita, l'ironia e l'animo tormentato di un'artista inquieta: per la prima volta sul palco del Sistina, Monica Guerritore sara Judy Garland nello show End of the Rainbow, per la regia di Juan Diego Puerta Lopez, che mercoledi 19 ottobre inaugura la stagione 2016-2017 del teatro romano. Irresistibile, tragico e divertente al tempo stesso, questo musical scritto da Peter Quilter e un grandissimo successo internazionale che ha fatto letteralmente impazzire Broadway, perche regala al pubblico il ritratto sincero, gioioso e disperato di un'artista completa (attrice, cantante e ballerina) capace di far sognare, sempre circondata dal mondo dorato di lustrini e paillettes fino alla drammatica fine. (more...)

Broadway Vets Headed to D.C. for American Pops Orchestra's 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Lynn University to Launch 2016-17 Theatre Series with Capitol Steps and PIAF! THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

?Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will kick-off the season with two great shows in October and November. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents PORTER & PIAF – An Intimate Night of Timeless Classics About Life, Love and Loss
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cabaret favourites and Helpmann Award nominees Michaela Burger and Greg Wain, and Helpmann winner Michael Griffiths, explore the memorable and emotive songs of Edith Piaf and Cole Porter in an award-winning double bill, Porter & Piaf, for two performances only on 10 December in the Dunstan Playhouse. (more...)

Chanteuse Myriam Phiro Returns to The Metropolitan Room on 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Acclaimed cabaret singer bids farewell to 2016 with her final NYC performance of the year. (more...)

Vivian Reed to Hit the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE; Compilation Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year on Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

UK Songstress Izzy Bizu to Headline BBC Music Presents Tour this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

A fan of jazz-fusion mixes and a lover of squat parties and warehouse raves, there's never a dull day musically either. (more...)

Angela Ingersoll Stars in THE 12 DAMES OF CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Award-winning Chicago dynamo Angela Ingersoll rings in the holiday season with her fun and festive one-woman-show The 12 Dames of Christmas at the Elgin Community College Arts Center.  Backed by a stellar band, Ingersoll takes audiences on a hilarious and heartwarming journey through the holiday songbook as she applies her impressively versatile voice to holiday classics by twelve legendary songstresses.  The 12 Dames of Christmas will be performed at the ECC Arts Center's Blizzard Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive in Elgin on Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Lynn University to Launch 2016-17 Theatre Series with Capitol Steps and PIAF! THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

?Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will kick-off the season with two great shows in October and November. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

Forces of Nature Dance Company Presents Kwanzaa Show With Les Nubians, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Forces of Nature combines elements of modern dance, West African movement, ballet, hip-hop, and even martial arts. Visually inventive and creatively brilliant, these multi-ethnic dancers and drummers perform one-of-a-kind programs that are 'sizzling ... nothing short of sensational,' says The Washington Post. (more...)

Suzanna Ross to Bring A LITTLE LOVE, A LITTLE AMOUR to Metropolitan Room 2/28/2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Suzanna Ross will be singing a collection of songs that includes American jazz, French classics, a few pop tunes of the 60s and 70s, and some movie favorites. Songs are from the lists of Peggy Lee, Dusty Springfield, Diana Krall, Sting, Michel LeGrand, Edith Piaf, Lucienne Delyle, Francoise Hardy, and more. Suzanna has performed in Manhattan at TOMI Jazz Club, Cafe Noctambulo/Pangea, and Mondays at Kitano Hotel's Jazz Club. She has also performed at cultural venues including the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.   (more...)

Acclaimed Balladeer Jean-Paul Vignon Recalls Classic Nightclub Era in New Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

French-American entertainer Jean-Paul Vignon first stepped on to a U.S. stage at the famed Blue Angel nightclub in New York. The year? 1963, and his co-headliner on that bill? A then rising comic named Woody Allen. Vignon will fondly recall his years during that halcyon nightclub era in his new show, If We Only Have Love: A Musical Evening of Romance in English and French, which will premiere Thursday, December 8 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. (more...)

Rachel Mason Presents New 'Heart Explodes' Single
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Los Angeles-based Cleopatra Records and artist-run cassette label Practical Records present Rachel Mason 'Heart Explodes', the second single from the forthcoming 'Das Ram' album, which has premiered in The Big Takeover and initially shown at a screening of new video works by women artists at Red Bull Studios NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: Kim David Smith's MORPHIUM KABARETT Will Keep You Hanging On at Pangea
by Troy Frisby - Nov 2, 2016

With the wide-eyed innocence of a cold-blooded killer and a smile so broad the Cheshire Cat would be envious, Kim David Smith will have you in his clutches before you even realize. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Continue 'Third Thursdays' with LIVE! AT 10TH AND G
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, November 17 at 12:15 PM.  (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Introduces 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' for Veteran's Day Featuring Claybourne Elder, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story tonight on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

The Holiday Season at NJPAC - Cinderella, Handel's Messiah, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Broadway Sings the Muppet Christmas Carol and much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Check out the holiday season lineup at NJPAC! (more...)

Vivian Reed Hits the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year tonight, November 10, at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Mar 9, 2017

With simply a grand piano and a pair of killer stilettos, 4'11' performer Christina Bianco from New York is a total diva...in the best way! With a voice to die for and masterful impressions that brought audiences to their feet (twice), Bianco's show is an ode to our favourite pop, jazz, and broadway divas. (more...)

Barry Mishon to Present Christine Andreas' HERE'S TO THE LADIES at Pizza Express Live, The Pheasentry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Critically acclaimed Broadway and cabaret star, Christine Andreas, returns to The Pheasantry with her show 'Here's to the Ladies', written in collaboration with composer Martin Silvestri. The show is a tribute to the great ladies of the theatre, as she interprets classics from Funny Girl, South Pacific, Showboat, The King and I, Mame and many more. With her thrilling voice and startling grasp of character, the golden age of musicals is brought back to vibrant life.  (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

Vivian Reed Releases New Album STANDARDS AND MORE, Slates Fall NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - has announced her new album 'Standards and More.' (more...)

Gay Marshall to Return to Pangea with GAY'S PAREE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

International theater actress, Gay Marshall, reprises her critically lauded show, Gay's Paree, at downtown's alternative supper-club, Pangea, for four performances this spring. (more...)

SonoMusette Performs One Night Only in Napa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

SonoMusette brings the moody, melancholic sound and spirit of mid twentieth-century Paris to Napa tonight -  Saturday, March 18th -  for an 8:00pm performance at the Lucky Penny Community Arts Center. (more...)

Llega a Madrid el estreno de EDITH PIAF. TAXIDERMIA DE UN GORRI"N
by Alba Llanos - Jan 9, 2017

Edith Piaf. TAXIDERMIA DE UN GORRIÓN se estrena en las tablas de Madrid el proximo 12 de enero. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL Opens Friday at Actors' Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Actors' Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

Welsh Diva Iris Williams Returns to Los Angeles Cabaret Scene 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Los Angeles cabaret scene in a one night only solo performance at Catalina's located on Hollywood's storied Sunset Boulevard on February 28 at 8:30pm.  During Ms. Williams' set, themed "Let the Music Begin," she interprets standards by the likes of Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein, Nat King Cole, Carole King, Ashford & Simpson and Edith Piaf. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com (more...)

Adrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

International chanteuse Adrienne Haan performs Between Fire and Ice - A diabolical Weimar Berlin Cabaret at Feinstein's 54 Below on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Luke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, January 19 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Warren Freeman to Join The American Pops Orchestra for 'SONGS OF LOVE' at Third Thursdays Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, February 16 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christina Bianco of DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Feb 13, 2017

BWW caught up with acclaimed YouTube sensation, Christina Bianco as she prepares to perform her hit solo show DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre St Kilda and The Hayes Theatre in Sydney. It couldn't be harder to put into words an interview with the effervescent star as she launches into her famous impressions left right and centre but here's what she had to say: (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Christina Bianco to Perform Hit Solo Show DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre St Kilda
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

New York and West End performer Christina Bianco's singular voice and comedic charm have brought audiences around the world to their feet. Bianco captured international acclaim as a YouTube sensation with her 'diva' impression videos, gaining over 23 million views. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

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