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Aline releases her new music video 'Nothing To Lose'!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

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BWW Interview: MAC Award Winner Janice Hall Talks Dietrich and the Thrills of Cabaret Performance Prior to Her Upcoming GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Ashley Steves - Sep 9, 2016

No matter the song, style, or setting, Janice Hall, the multi-talented opera singer, cabaret chanteuse, and character actress, is her own master. She broke into the cabaret scene in 2010 in a big way with the 2011 Bistro Award Winner for Best Tribute Show and 2012 MAC Award Winner for Best Female Vocalist. The show that earned her those awards? 'GRAND ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF MARLENE DIETRICH,' which Hall debuted in 2010 and will revive for one night on September 13 at 7:00 pm at the Metropolitan Room. Before Hall takes the stage this upcoming Tuesday night, we sat down for a discussion on career invention, reinvention, and versatility--- both Dietrich's and her own. (more...)

I LOVE PIAF, CYRANO DE BERGERAC and More Set for Theatre in Paris
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 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. (more...)

Lynn University to Launch 2016-17 Theatre Series with Capitol Steps and PIAF! THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 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...)

Tyne Daly Leads DEAR WORLD in Concert Tonight at Valley Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Now, Valley Performing Arts Center will kick-off the new season and its Broadway series on September 30 at 8:00pm with a one night only concert performance of Dear World, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly in the role of Countess Aurelia. (more...)

Welsh Diva Iris Williams to Return to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 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...)

Ann Hampton Callaway to Play San Diego Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage presents multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter and Tony-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway in "Diva Power." The show features a soaring celebration of the legendary ladies who helped shape the soundtrack of our lives - Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, Edith Piaf, Etta James, Carole King and Joni Mitchell. Tickets for the Today, September 27 performance at 8PM are available atwww.ma4sd.com/shows. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 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...)

Actress-Singer Gay Marshall to Play Major Engagement at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 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...)

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

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

Brazil's Living Legend Bibi Ferreira to Return to NYC at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

This fall, Ferreira will return to Manhattan today September 20 and Friday September 23 at Symphony Space, presenting her latest show 4 x Bibi(Four Times Bibi), a salute to four of her peers and inspirations: Edith Piaf, Amália Rodrigues, Carlos Gardel, and Frank Sinatra. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway to Play San Diego Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage presents multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter and Tony-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway in "Diva Power." The show features a soaring celebration of the legendary ladies who helped shape the soundtrack of our lives - Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, Edith Piaf, Etta James, Carole King and Joni Mitchell. Tickets for the Tuesday, September 27 performance at 8PM are available atwww.ma4sd.com/shows. (more...)

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...)

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Announces New Events for 2016–2017 Arts & Ideas Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Today, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced new events for their 2016-2017 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking leaders, acclaimed authors and entertainers, as well as performances from locally and internationally recognized artists. The lineup will continue to expand as new events are announced throughout the series. (more...)

Kathy Holly Stars in ROUND TRIP at the Arthur Newman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Kathy Holly travels from San Francisco to perform her new cabaret show entitled "Round Trip" onSunday September 18, 2016 at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert. This show will be the 21st show of the 7thseason for the Sundays In Summer Cabaret Series. Three locals will be joining Ms. Holly, Wayne Abravanel on piano, and Dan Westfall and David Christopher, as guest vocalists. Tickets are $11 cash only and doors open at 1 PM for open seating. (more...)

Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series Returns To New York's SoHo Playhouse
by Michael Dale - Aug 30, 2016

For the 11th year, the Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series will be bringing some of the best of the year's festival productions to New York. (more...)

Lefra Produksies to Visit Kimberley's Gariep Arts Festival with Two Top Productions!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Lefra Produksies bring twee top produksies na die Gariep Kunstefees op Kimberley op 2 en 3 September vanjaar!  Kom skaterlag vir Lefra Produksies se skreeusnaakse klug Daa' Gaat die Bruid! op Saterdag, 3 September om 11:00, 15:00 en 18:00.  Hennie Smit en Arina de Witt vermaak in As Drome Vlerke Kry op Vrydag, 2 September om 16:00.  Beide produksies speel in die Newtonteater op die gronde van die Newton Primere Skool op die hoek van Halkettweg en Conradstraat.  Besprekings kan gedoen word deur Computicket te skakel by 0861 915 8000 of bespreek aanlyn www.computicket.com.  Besoek gerus ook www.lefra.com vir meer inligting.  Al die produksies word aangebied met die trotse ondersteuning van Christo Strydom Nutrition, Stuttaford van Lines, RSG, Sounds Good en McCarthy Volkswagen Arcadia. (more...)

Brazil's Living Legend Bibi Ferreira to Return to NYC at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

This fall, Ferreira will return to Manhattan on Tuesday September 20 and Friday September 23 at Symphony Space, presenting her latest show 4 x Bibi(Four Times Bibi), a salute to four of her peers and inspirations: Edith Piaf, Amália Rodrigues, Carlos Gardel, and Frank Sinatra. (more...)

Tyne Daly to Lead DEAR WORLD in Concert at Valley Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Now, Valley Performing Arts Center will kick-off the new season and its Broadway series on September 30 at 8:00pm with a one night only concert performance of Dear World, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly in the role of Countess Aurelia. (more...)

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