Laura Benanti, Mamie Gummer, CMA Songwriters and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced a fresh slate of shows for the holiday season, starting December 2-13!  (more...)

Gad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances from November 25-December 6, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Photo Flash: Iris Williams Performs Songs of Cole Porter, the Gershwins & More at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented singer Iris Williams, who returned to the historic stage with "An Encore Evening with Iris Williams" on Monday, May 2.  The concert celebrated the Great American Songbook, concentrating on songs performed by Edith Piaf, and written by Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini and the Gershwins. (more...)

Two-Time Tony Nominee Vivian Reed Returns to The Metropolitan Room This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

?VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times and "a force of nature" by The New York Post, continues her acclaimed concert series "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room on Monday, May 23 at 7:00 PM. Returning as special guests for this performance will be Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett and Broadway and nightclub Raun Ruffin star, who appeared in The Civil War. Reed will also perform at The Metropolitan Room on June 17 and July 21, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening includes unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. (more...)

PIAF! THE SHOW en los Veranos de la Villa de Madrid
by Felipe Velasco - May 4, 2016

Inspirado en la pelicula "La Mome", ganadora de numerosos premios internacionales, PIAF! THE SHOW cuenta la increible historia de Edith Piaf a traves de sus grandes exitos y con la asombrosa voz de la cantante y actriz francesa Anne Carrere. Habra un unico show el proximo 15 de julio en el Teatro Circo Price de Madrid. (more...)

Cast Announced For THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE at Union Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 12, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Union Theatre's final show in its current home. THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE stars Charlotte Gorton (Memphis, Viva Forever!) as Mari Hoff, Carly Thoms (Thoroughly Modern Mille, Sound Of Music) as LV and Ken Christiansen (Lord Of The Flies, An Inspector Calls) as Ray Say, with Glenn Adamson as Billy, Mandy Dassa as Sadie and James Peake as Mr Boo/Phone man. Alastair Knights directs. (more...)

German TV Host, Singer and Actress Sylvia Brecko to Return to Adelaide Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

German former TV-host, singer and actress Sylvia Brecko is set for her second Adelaide Fringe - and again, she's doing it Her Way! A little bit Cabaret and a little bit Kabarett, her show will make you laugh about life, think about love, and wonder at what it means to be a woman. (more...)

Tony Nominee Vivian Reed to Perform STANDARDS & MORE Concerts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

?VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times, will return to New York with a four-performance run of her show "Standards and More." She will appear at The Metropolitan Room on April 2, May 23, June 17 and July 21, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening will include unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. (more...)

ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: SYLVIA BRECKO IS…DOING IT HER WAY!
by Barry Lenny - Mar 8, 2016

German cabaret personality returns to Adelaide Fringe! (more...)

Anna-Jane Casey to Perform at The Hippodrome in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Continuing with the new season of programming at The Hippodrome Theatre, Club 11 London and The Hippodrome Casino are excited to bring you a night with West End star Anna-Jane Casey at 8pm on Friday April 15th, 2016. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Vivian Reed's New Show STANDARDS AND MORE Opens This Weekend at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times, will return to New York on Saturday April 2 at 9:30 PM, with the opening night of her new show "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room. Her special guests for this performance will be Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett and Broadway star Raun Ruffin, who appeared in The Civil War. Reed will also appear at The Metropolitan Room on May 23, June 17 and July 21, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening will include unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. (more...)

Erik Altemus and More to Join American Pops Orchestra in 'MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY' This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - are proud to present the closing concert of their successful inaugural season. MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY: A 60s Cocktail Party will debut at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium on Friday, May 6th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

The Court Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season of New Works and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The selection of outstanding plays we have chosen for The Meridian Energy 2016/17 Season give The Court Theatre the opportunity to create some genuinely great theatre and to present our audiences with memories that will be kept alive for a lifetime. (more...)

Ute Lemper Sets Spring Shows in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artist Ute Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling author Paulo Coelho, The 9 Secrets, is set for release on February 12 via Steinway & Sons. The album presents a song cycle composed and sung by Lemper, set to words by Coelho from his 2012 novel Manuscript Found in Accra, the thematic content of which may be encapsulated in the lines, "After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearthed. / Simple questions about our lives torn between happiness and sorrow and defined by hope, intelligence and desire to love as much as the capacity to hate and destroy." Coelho himself is featured on two tracks-see below for track list. In celebration, Lemper will perform the piece in its entirety in a fully staged production at Symphony Space in New York City on May 13, tickets and information here. (more...)

BWW Review: FRANCES RUFFELLE Brings A Little Bit of Paris to Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 27, 2016

There's something to be said about Ms. Ruffelle embracing her own originality and zest for life, and selecting songs that emphasize she's very much her own person and does things her own way. Her cabaret was unlike any other you'd experience from most of the women who have graced the Broadway or West End stages. Uniqueness can be a good thing. (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Announces April-July 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Wilton's Music Hall, today announces its exciting new season reflecting its music hall tradition with an imaginative and diverse programme of music, theatre, opera, literature and dance. (more...)

Mondavi Center Adds Patricia Racette & CIRCA to Spring Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce two new additions to the 2015-16 season: Australia's acclaimed CIRCA brings its latest cirque performance Beyond for five performances from April 17-23; and soprano Patricia Racette will perform a cabaret program entitled Diva on Detour with accompanist Craig Terry on Wednesday, May 4, at 8 p.m. All of these performances will take place with artists and audiences together on the Jackson Hall Stage in our cabaret setup, providing an exceptionally intimate view of the work. (more...)

Lola Marsh Releases Debut 'You're Mine' EP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Since Yael Shoshana Cohen and Gil Landau formed Lola Marsh just a few years ago, the Tel Aviv-based indie pop band has experienced a remarkable—and distinctly 21st Century—rise. (more...)

Celtic Connections' PIAF! THE SHOW Set for Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The perfect complement to Celtic Connections' 2016 partnership with France, during the final weekend's Showcase Scotland programme, Piaf! The Show celebrates the centenary of French music's ultimate grande dame, bringing to life her extraordinary career and character, and above all the voice and the songs, featuring 'La Vie en Rose', 'L'Hymne a L'Amour', 'Milord' and of course 'Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien' - with which she triumphed over adversity. (more...)

Adrienne Haan Set for Metropolitan Room Cabaret Festival, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Metropolitan Room welcomes back International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan in Berlin to Broadway-Transatlantic on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 7:00pm as part of Cabaret Scenes International Cabaret Festival. The Metropolitan Room is located at 34 West 22nd Street, New York City. Tickets range from $24 - $115 plus a two drink minimum and are available by phone at 212-206-0440 or www.MetropolitanRoom.com. For groups of 10 or more, please call212-265-8500. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kurt Elling Celebrates Release of New Album at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 14, 2016

Kurt Elling, the preeminent male vocalist in jazz, celebrated Passion World - his fifth album from Concord Records at Birdland last night and BroadwayWorld was there - check out photos below (more...)

Myriam Phiro to Bring 'Encore' Celebration of PIAF AT 100 to the Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

On Jan 26th, Myriam Phiro will guide us through the decadent world of Edith Piaf using her timeless songs to retell the life of this iconic performer. After successful performances of her debut cabaret show at 54 Below, the Metropolitan Room and Drom, Ms. Phiro, accompanied by a traditional musette band and multi-disciplinary backup singers, will recreate the brothels, circuses and nightclubs that created the great Piaf we all know, this time at the Iridium. (more...)

Myriam Phiro to Celebrate Edith Piaf's Centennial at Metropolitan Room, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Myriam Phiro, a NYC-based french songstress wrote a cabaret show celebrating Edith Piaf's centennial. After performing it at 54 Below, the Metropolitan Room, the Iridium & Drom, she is inviting you to a very special performance of it at the Metropolitan Room on March 3rd (9.30pm). In the context of a MAC Awards nomination for her latest album 'Voyages' in the 'Best 2015 recording' category, she put together a 'for your consideration' rendition of her 'Piaf at 100' show with an added snippet of her her latest Jazz album. A not-to-be-missed event! (more...)

Ute Lemper to Celebrate THE 9 SECRETS at Symphony Space This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artist Ute Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling author Paulo Coelho, The 9 Secrets, is available now via Steinway & Sons. In celebration, Lemper will perform the piece in its entirety in a fully staged production at Symphony Space in New York City on May 13, tickets and information here. (more...)

Ute Lemper and Paulo Coelho Release New Album, THE 9 SECRETS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

song cycle composed and sung by Lemper, set to words by Coelho from his 2012 novel Manuscript Found in Accra, the thematic content of which may be encapsulated in the lines, “After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearthed. / Simple questions about our lives torn between happiness and sorrow and defined by hope, intelligence and desire to love as much as the capacity to hate and destroy.” Coelho himself is featured on two tracks—see below for track list. In celebration, Lemper will perform the piece in its entirety in a fully staged production at Symphony Space in New York City on May 13, tickets and information here. (more...)

Ute Lemper's collab. w/ Paulo Coelho 'The 9 Secrets' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artist Ute Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling author Paulo Coelho, The 9 Secrets, is set for release on February 12 (more...)

AS DROME VLERKE KRY Takes Flight at Atterbury Theatre and Roodepoort Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

AS DROME VLERKE KRY teams up well-known actor and stage personality Hennie Smit with popular singer and actress Arina de Witt in a new production presented with the proud support of Christo Strydom Nutrition, Stuttaford Van Lines, RSG, Sounds Good and McCarthy Volkswagen Arcadia. (more...)

BWW Review: Dael Orlandersmith Explores the Impact of Family -- Both Biological and Chosen -- in FOREVER, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Feb 10, 2016

As soon as Dael Orlandersmith walks into the room, you feel the force of her presence. This is despite, or perhaps because of, the fact that she's not even facing the audience, but rather examining a series of old photographs pinned to the wall. She makes her way around the room, eventually climbing onto the stage, looking out into the audience, and welcoming you to the theatre. And at that point, you're pretty much done for. Ms. Orlandersmith is a performer of the highest order, and you'd be best to take a deep breath now, because you might forget to for the next 80 minutes. (more...)

Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series to Continue with Trio of Shows in January & February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

 Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, are continuing this season's popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series with three major shows in Jan. and Feb. (more...)

Elaine Paige on Her Legendary Career- 'I Consider Myself Very Lucky'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Elaine Paige is heading back to the New York stage later this month in PIAF: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, and she's opening up with Out's Michael Musto about her career. The West End, who originated roles in Evita, Cats, and more, legend told Musto: 'The more years pass, I look back and think, "Who was that girl?" It seems a lifetime ago. I consider myself very lucky to have been part of the new musicals coming out of England. It was the renaissance of British musicals, so I feel very fortunate [to be involved] at the time Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice were writing those shows. Yes, I am proud.' (more...)

Nathan Lane Narrates New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2015

Tony Award-winning star of theater, film, and television Nathan Lane joins this year's edition of the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, LA VIE PARISIENNE, narrating Saint-Saens's CARNIVAL OF ANIMALS. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Frances Ruffelle Sings 'No Regrets'; New Album I SAY YEH-YEH Out Now
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2015

Tony winner Frances Ruffelle recently launched her own YouTube account and just released a montage set to 'No Regrets' from her new album I SAY YEH-YEH, available now. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: PIAF: A Centennial Celebration Plays The Town Hall
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 20, 2015

Last night at The Town Hall Producers Daniel Nardicio and Andy Brattain honor ed Edith Piaf, the iconic French songstress on her actual 100th Birthday with PIAF: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION with stars from Broadway, London's West End, Jazz, Cabaret and Rock 'n' Roll. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Premierenreport: MY FAIR LADY zum ersten Mal an der Komischen Oper Berlin
by Iris Moebius - Dec 2, 2015

Eines der beruhmtesten Musicals uberhaupt ist zum ersten Mal an der Komischen Oper Berlin zu sehen: Frederick Loewes und Alan Jay Lerners MY FAIR LADY. In der Inszenierung des ehemaligen Intendanten Andreas Homoki sind Katharine Mehrling (ab 15.12. im Wechsel mit Winnie Bowe) als Blumenmadchen Eliza Doolittle und Max Hopp als verschrobener Professor Higgins zu erleben. Die Neuproduktion siedelt die Geschichte in einem sinnbildhaften Raum an, mit Kostumen im Stil der 1920er Jahre. Die Musikalische Leitung ubernimmt die Erste Kapellmeisterin Kristiina Poska. Die Premiere fand am vergangenen Samstag statt, und wir haben hier die Pressestimmen fur euch zusammengefasst: (more...)

Elaine Paige, Christine Ebersole & More Set for PIAF Centennial Celebration Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

Producers Daniel Nardicio and Andy Brattain will honor Edith Piaf, the iconic French songstress on her actual 100th Birthday with PIAF: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION with stars from Broadway, London's West End, Jazz, Cabaret and Rock 'n' Roll. (more...)

PIAF Extends West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

?The critically acclaimed production of Pam Gems' Piaf, telling the extraordinary life of Edith Piaf, and featuring 17 of her iconic songs including Hymne a l'amour, La Vie En Rose, Millord and her signature tune Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien, is to extend its run at London's Charing Cross Theatre for a further week. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Narrate New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Tony Award-winning star of theater, film, and television - will join this year's edition of the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, La Vie Parisienne, narrating Saint-Sae?ns's Carnival of the Animals. Conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, the performance will also feature pianists Inon Barnatan, the Philharmonic's Artist-in-Association, and Makoto Ozone. (more...)

Myriam Phiro to Bring EDITH PIAF AT 100 to the Met Room, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

On Dec 19th, the day of Piaf's birth, Myriam Phiro will guide us through the decadent world of Edith Piaf using her timeless songs to retell the life of this iconic performer. (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Sets January-April 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Kicking off January is The Mozart Salons: Concert One (8 January), an international project exploring the most prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Join Pater Sheppard Skaeverd on a journey of intricate sonatas through to his muchly celebrated concertante works for violin, viola and piano. Nashville-based polymath Michael Alec Rose will present the exclusive world premiere of a series of violin pieces inspired by intimate walks across Dartmoor, whilst exploring its rich history along the way. Pianist Daniel-Ben Pienaar will join Peter as well as composer David Lancaster in Concert Two (14 February). (more...)

BWW Interview: Vivian Reed on the Edith Piaf Celebration and Importance of 'Passion'
by Reilly Hickey - Dec 10, 2015

Broadwayworld spoke with Vivian Reed, two-time Tony nominee, about her upcoming performance at the Celebration and why Edith Piaf's 'passion' is universal.  (more...)

PIAF Begins Previews Tonight at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Following acclaimed runs at both the Brighton Fringe and at the Bridewell Theatre, Pam Gems' Piaf, is to transfer to Charing Cross Theatre for a 5-week season from Tuesday, 1 December. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Vivian Reed Premieres New Show 'Standards and More' at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called 'remarkable and ferocious' by The New York Times, returned to New York on Saturday April 2 at 9:30 PM, with the opening night of her new show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room. BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look below! (more...)

French Singer Floanne to Bring APRIL IN PARIS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The French singer and actress Floanne shines a fresh new light on Paris in her musical tribute to the French spirit at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday April 22 at 9:30pm.   (more...)

Patti LuPone, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester and More Set for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has unveiled its 2016-17 season of music, dance, theater, comedy and more. The Center's star-studded lineup spans virtually every genre of the performing arts and highlights talent from around the globe, including Australia, Canada, Cuba, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. Additional events will be announced later in the summer. (more...)

Lefra Productions to Host Mini-Festival at Roodeport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Lefra Productions will host a mini-festival at the Roodepoort Theatre with four top productions on stage from 12 April - 7 May. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway, Daniel Reichard and More Set for First Week of May at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 2-May 8, featuring Ann Hampton Callaway, Daniel Reichard, Iris Williams, and more! (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes in THE LEGEND OF NEW YORK and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BOSSABRASIL, Ann Hampton Callaway, Laura Osnes and More Set for Birdland This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2016 schedule, featuring: BOSSABRASIL, Ann Hampton Callaway, Iris Williams, Laura Osnes, Eliane Elias, Bill Charlap Trio, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Birdland Big Band, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan to Return to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Metropolitan Room welcomes back International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan in Berlin to Broadway-Transatlantic on Friday, April 22, 2016, at 7:00pm. (more...)

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