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Larry Gatlin Kicks-Off Summer Season at Spencer Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Headlining the Spencer Theater Summer Season 2017 is the classic country praise music of The Blackwood Quartet and the legendary Larry Gatlin of The Gatlin Brothers on Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. (Concert tickets are $39-$69). This promises to be a night of pure western-styled gospel beauty with the Blackwood's favorite Christian melodies like How Great Thou Art, Put Your Hand In The Hand, The Light House, Amazing Grace, Peace In The Valley, and many other gospel classics. Western great Larry Gatlin (pictured above), the eldest of the three Gatlin Brothers and writer of all their greatest hits including All The Gold In California and Houston, holds some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. His showcase of gospel and Gatlin favorites will open the second set of music that night, following The Blackwood Quartet (pictured left). The duo of headliners will then come together in our stage lights for an extended Encore of songs.  This special evening is being sponsored in-part by Lynn & Bruce Morgan and Sandra & David Barrett. (more...)

BWW Previews: SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA in Charleston, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - May 25, 2017

Spoleto Festival USA brings its annual performing arts excellence to the Holy City. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, May 27, 2017
by - May 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, May 27, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: Alexis Michelle Is Good, Girl, In IT TAKES A WOMAN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby - May 25, 2017

From just about the moment Alexis Michelle walked into the workroom, the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE contestant was clocked as a Broadway queen. While performing at Feinstein's/54 Below in IT TAKES A WOMAN with her rich, husky singing voice, that proved to be a well-earned title. But, as seen on TV, comedy seems to come a bit harder for Michelle. Well, don't blame it entirely on the edit, because that duality took center stage at the May 16 show, her solo debut at the venue. (more...)

Season Finale of NBC's LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT Ties for No. 1
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

The season finale of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT locks up the show's highest 18-49 rating since Feb. 22 (1.3). Delivers its most-watched episode since Feb. 8 (6.9 million). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

BroadwayHD will live stream 'Ernest Shackleton Loves Me,' starring Wade McCollum and Valerie Vigoda on Wednesday, June 7 at 8:00 p.m. EDT with a pre-show feature beginning at 7:45 p.m. EDT. The show will be available on for an on-demand Encore until June 24. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 25th, 2017 - THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The new musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR bows tonight at Abingdon! (more...)

Bloody, Brilliant Classic Returns to QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Following a wildly successful world premiere run two years ago, shake & stir theatre co is haunting the Cremorne Theatre at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) again with an Encore season of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece Dracula from 15 August to 2 September 2017. (more...)

TheatreSquared Announces the 2017 Arkansas New Play Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller today unveiled the lineup of brand new plays to be featured at the ninth annual Arkansas New Play Festival, the state's flagship showcase for new American stage plays with performances at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville and at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Takes a White Wine Induced Magic Carpet Ride with Telly Leung
by Broadwaysted - May 24, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted crew is dropping a sick beat and going a cappella with the amazingly talented #FriendOfTheShow Telly Leung! This week we're drinking beer and white wine while Telly spills about the incredible experience of IN TRANSIT, his favorite places to get Chinese Hot Pot, and the sexy secret shows between the FLOWER DRUM SONG and HAIRSPRAY dressing rooms. (more...)

Breaking: Encore Coming Soon! THE BAND'S VISIT Will Open on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT will arrive on Broadway in Fall 2017 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT will begin performances on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and officially open on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' to Present Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, 6/13
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of OLD HATS from Signature Theatre (more...)

by Tyler Hinton - May 24, 2017

Due to popular demand, the non-profit West Side Theatre Company will present an Encore performance of its initial production--FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A BROADWAY BENEFIT CONCERT--on June 9. (more...)

BWW Review: Spring Gulch Folk Festival Celebrates 31st Season!
by Tory Gates - May 24, 2017

'Smoke from campfires, incense, tobacco and fried foods, along with farm-filtered air set us up for a series of performers that brought voices, songs and what someone once referred to as 'high profile' musicianship.' (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' Continues with Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft on PBS, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

The culinary journey of AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' - four documentaries on legendary chefs - continues with a profile on Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America's most beloved food icons. (more...)

ESPN Secures Broadcast Rights to International Beach Volleyball Event in 2017
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

As part of a new collaborative effort to grow the sport of beach volleyball at the highest level, Management Plus Enterprises, the creators and owners of The World Series of Beach Volleyball (WSOBV) announced that ESPN will telecast the internationally recognized and FIVB sanctioned WSOBV “President's Cup” (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

 NBC Sports presents live coverage of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, one of the world's most iconic racing events, from picturesque Monte Carlo, this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBC. The F1 Monaco Grand Prix will highlight NBC Sports Group's comprehensive “Biggest Day in Motorsports” coverage, spanning Formula One, the Verizon IndyCar Series, and NASCAR. (more...)

THE TONIGHT SHOW Lengthens Its Key-Demo Lead, Wins the Week in Adults, Men & Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has finished #1 for the late-night ratings week of May 15-19 versus its ABC and CBS time-period competition in every key demographic – adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults, men and women 25-54 – while delivering a six-week high in adult 18-49 rating, according to “live plus same day” results from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Tim McArthur and Chums to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Tim McArthur and some of his close chums gather  for an evening of music, stories and lots of silly showbiz fun on Sunday 4th June at Hippodrome Casino. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 95th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Fresh from a memorable, ambitious tour of Israel and Europe, the intrepid musicians of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) jump back into action. The TSO's 95th season is coming to an end, but the month of June is bursting with highly anticipated events, such as the new, semi-staged production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins; William Walton's mighty Belshazzar's Feast; and Carl Orff's epic Carmina Burana-all part of this season's final instalment of The Decades Project, in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Highlighting the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, the TSO pays tribute to one of the greatest singers of all time. And the Orchestra presents a nostalgic journey through memorable music from Canadian stage and screen. (more...)

John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on jazz cabaret classics, is proud to bring his 'Every Day Blues' series to The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on four separate dates between May and December of 2017: May 27th, 2017; August 12th, 2017; October 14th, 2017; and December 9th, 2017. (more...)

ANNIE Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 22, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a classic musical and acclaimed Shakespeare to buzzy history plays, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

NBC Sports Group presents More Than 40 House of Coverage from 2017 AMERICA'S CUP This Week
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America's Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, with coverage of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers on NBCSN. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Saturday, May 27, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Saturday, May 27, 2017! (more...)

by Gary Naylor - May 22, 2017

Continuing our series of favourite musical theatre songs is Carol Channing's version of 'Hello, Dolly!' (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Steve Feeney - May 22, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse opens its 85th season on a romantic Greek island. (more...)

Alan Cumming Adds Second Melbourne Show to Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Frontier Comedy are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, a second and final show at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre (Sat 17 Jun, 7:30pm) has been added to Alan Cumming's upcoming Australian tour. Tickets to the newly added Melbourne show are on sale from 4pm AEST today. (more...)

Alessandra Corona Performing Works Announces Two Upcoming Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Alessandra Corona Performing Works (formerly A Corona Works) will present two premieres by Italian choreographers (more...)

Commentators Announced for NBC Sports PREMIER LEAGUE 'Championship Sunday'
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

NBCUniversal presents “Championship Sunday,” with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks this Sunday, May 21, at 10 a.m. ET. (more...)

Ballet Concerto's 36th Annual SUMMER DANCE CONCERT Will Move from Trinity Park to The Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork This June in Fort Worth, Texas
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Margo Dean, founder and artistic director of Ballet Concerto Inc., a Fort Worth institution that has presented an annual free-to-the-public, fully-staged professional dance production each June since 1981, has announced that the company's SUMMER DANCE CONCERT performances will move from Trinity Park to The Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork adjacent to the Trinity River and a part of the Clearfork Developments in near Southwest Fort Worth. (more...)

The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in varied spaces throughout the Skirball Center - turning the lobby, dressing rooms, hallways and backstage areas into centers of creativity. (more...)

NBC's THE BLACKLIST Equals Its High Since January; Grows Week to Week
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

NBC's season finale of THE BLACKLIST (0.9/4 in 18-49, 4.9 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET)is close to rounding to a 1.0 (currently reporting a 0.945 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Klaus Kinski is one of the most celebrated and controversial actors in the history of world cinema. The reckless abandon with which he approached both life and art left him tortured, demonized and worshiped. He now resurrects to shake your souls with one last command performance. THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI written & performed by Andrew Perez opens at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 3, 2017 -ASYLUM @ Underground Annex, 1308 N. Wilton Place, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (more...)

Carolee Carmello, HELLO, DOLLY!, Tony Awards Get the Spotlight This Spring/Summer on NPR's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In May, June & July the NPR Program "Broadway to Main Street" hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NY/Long Island NPR-member station WPPB/88.3FM will feature interviews with Tony Award-nominee & Sweeney Todd star Carolee Carmello (May 28); a retrospective of The 1967 Tony Awards (June 4); a 2017 Tony Awards Special on Tonys Sunday (6/11) with recordings of all the top nominees for Best Musical and the best musical performer nominees including Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Ben Platt and more; a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (6/18); a Hello, Dolly! themed show (6/25) with musical selections from Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Merman, as well as selections from the new Bette Midler recording; and for a special July 4 holiday weekend show with original 1776 star William Daniels (July 3). (more...)

Becca Kidwell Reveals How Music Brings Connection And Wonder In A SONG & ITS GIRL
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Becca C. Kidwell discovers her voice through singing and performing as she reprises her cabaret show, "A Song & Its Girl" on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Don't Tell Mama. (more...)

20 Front Street Welcomes French Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

On Friday May 19,  20 Front St, Lake Orion, MI proudly presents France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan - as part of his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada!   (more...)

Tobias Music Presents French Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

On the evenings of Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21, Tobias Music enthusiastically welcomes back France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan for TWO concerts in Downers Grove  - as part of his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada!   (more...)

CBS Announces 2017-18 Programming Lineup Featuring 8 New Series
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

CBS today unveiled its 2017-2018 primetime lineup, featuring four new comedies, four new dramas and 23 returning series. The new series join a lineup that will finish the current season as America's most watched network in viewers for the 14th time in 15 years, including the last nine years straight. (more...)

Pierre Bensusan, French Acoustic Guitar Wiz Comes to Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, Worthington
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Natalie's, Columbus Ohio Welcomes Back French-Algerian Guitar Virtuoso Pierre Bensusan In Concert! (more...)

Comcast Teams with BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS on Encore Performance by Camila Cabello
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

dick clark productions today announced that in addition to performing her new music for the very first time on the 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, Camila Cabello will treat fans to an Encore performance of her hit single “I Have Questions” exclusively for Xfinity X1 customers. (more...)

NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Scores Five-Week High; Wins Late-Night Week in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON has won the late-night ratings week of May 8-12 versus its ABC and CBS time-period competition in every key demographic – adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49 (more...)

HOOKMAN Extended Through 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Steep Theatre plunges into the world of horror with their Midwest premiere of Lauren Yee's Hookman. The play, which has been described by Yee as an 'existential slasher-comedy', was directed by the Jeff Award-winner Vanessa Stalling (United Flight 232 - Best Play, Midsize). The production marks Stalling's Steep Theatre directorial debut. ??The cast of Hookman features Karen Rodriguez, Kiayla Ryann, Aja Wiltshire, Sasha Smith, James Doherty, and Mary Tilden. (more...)

Gretzky, Orr, Lemieux, Crosby and Toews Join Doc Emrick for NHL GAME CHANGERS / ALL-TIME GREATS 5/17 on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

NBCSN will debut NHL Game Changers | All-Time Greats, a 30-minute roundtable discussion featuring Stanley Cup champions and NHL legends Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews, this Wednesday, May 17, at midnight ET. Hosted by five-time Sports Emmy Award-winner, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member, and lead NHL play-by-play announcer Doc Emrick, NHL Game Changers will air following coverage of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. (more...)

LES PECHEUERS DE PERLES, CARMEN and More Set for The Met Live in HD's 2017 Summer Encore Series
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Beginning Wednesday, June 21, the Met will present Summer Encores, featuring select performances from the groundbreaking Live in HD series, in more than 300 movie theaters across the United States. The 2017 Summer Encores series offers screenings of four popular Live in HD transmissions: Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de Perles (June 21), Verdi's Macbeth (June 28), Verdi's Nabucco (July 12), and Bizet's Carmen (July 19). (more...)

VIDEO: WILL & GRACE Stars Channel SUNSET BOULEVARD in Musical Trailer for NBC Revival!
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

A musical trailer for NBC's WILL AND GRACE reboot was shared at this morning's Upfront Presentation held at New York City's at Radio City Music Hall. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Review: Jewish Family Theatre's Encore Presentation of BAD JEWS is Viciously Good Fun
by Jeremy Bustin - May 14, 2017

The Jewish Family Theatre Encore presentation of Joshua Harmon's sharp and penetrating comedy, BAD JEWS, runs at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center through May 14. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season including Unbound: A Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Notable Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

NBC's THE BLACKLIST Matches Highest 18-49 Rating Since January
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

NBC's THE BLACKLIST (0.9/3 in 18-49, 5.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET): Matches its highest 18-49 rating since Jan. 19 (1.0) and delivers its most-watched episode since Feb. 23 (more...)

Nominees For 18th Annual Golden Trailer Awards Revealed As The Entertainment Industry Celebrates The Best In Motion Picture Trailers And Television Marketing
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017


Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 5/12 - CAMELOT and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 5/12 - CAMELOT and More! (more...)

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