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44th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
216 W. 44th St.

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A New York City police sergeant tries to intentionally lose some money by backing a Broadway show, The Rhinestone Girl, that is sure to fail. When it becomes a hit, an investigation into police corruption is launched. The police sergeantís wife saves the day by donating the profits from the show to the cityís depleated treasury.


Harsh Crowd Debuts 'Better' EP via Noisey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Indie rockers Harsh Crowd are poised to take over the world, as indicated by their urgent, high-energy sophomore EP Better. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for FROM PAGE TO STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The From Page to Stage season of new musical theatre announces casting and creative details for its four showcases including Lin-Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street (more...)

LIFE IS FOR LIVING World Premiere to Celebrate Noel Coward at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the world premiere of LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD, co-created by Simon Green and David Shrubsole. Starring Mr. Green with musical direction by Mr. Shrubsole, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD was researched by Jason Morell. Produced by Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD begins performances on Tuesday, December 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 1. Press opening is Sunday, December 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Anton du Beke and Joanne Clifton to Appear at THE GOLDEN AGE OF DANCE at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

As excitement builds on stage for The Golden Age Of Dance, two of the dance world's finest, Anton du Beke and Joanne Clifton, have been announced as very special guests to add even more sparkle to what will no doubt be an evening of fabulous dance, glamour and music, joining a fabulous cast of West End dancers and performers. (more...)

Cast Announced for SOHO CINDERS at Union Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Union Theatre presents SOHO CINDERS, with music by George Stiles, lyrics by Anthony Drewe and book by Anthony Drewe and Elliot Davis. (more...)

Michelle Collins to Join THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Tour in Glasglow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Michelle Collins will join the cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie as Mrs Meers when the award-winning musical arrives in Glasgow as part of a UK tour opening at New Wimbledon Theatre in January. (more...)

Josh Rhodes-Helmed GUYS AND DOLLS Launches 2016-17 Season Tonight at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS, hailed as one of the greatest musical comedies of all time, kicks off Asolo Rep's highly anticipated 2016-17 season, the fifth and final of its celebrated American Character Project. (more...)

Josh Rhodes-Helmed GUYS AND DOLLS Launches 2016-17 Season Tonight at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS, hailed as one of the greatest musical comedies of all time, kicks off Asolo Rep's highly anticipated 2016-17 season, the fifth and final of its celebrated American Character Project. (more...)

Linda Nolan to Star in New Production of OUR HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

From 10th August - 25th November 2017 The 2003 Olivier Award-winning musical OUR HOUSE will be produced by Immersion Theatre Company and Damien Tracey Productions and tour the UK from 7th August - 25th November 2017. (more...)

Reelz & Time Inc. Announce Upcoming Celebrity Specials
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

REELZ and Time Inc. (NYSE: Time) today announced a partnership to produce three specials about the real lives and stories of celebrities. (more...)

Simone Dinnerstein & Brad Mehldau to Continue 'Neighborhood Classics' Series at PS 321
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has been called 'adept at bending almost any music to the will of the jazz tradition' (The Times). On December 6, Mehldau joins pianist Simone Dinnerstein, who has been praised for her 'majestic originality of vision' (The Independent) and 'arresting freshness and subtlety' (TIME), for an evening of musical conversations as part of her ongoing Neighborhood Classics series: hour-long, family-friendly concerts combine extraordinary music with reflections by Dinnerstein. (more...)

Richie Supa's New Album 'Enemy' Celebrated at the Seminole Hard Rock FL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The release of veteran singer/songwriter Richie Supa's new album Enemy was celebrated at a reception on Wednesday, September 21st at Paradise Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL. (more...)

Cast Announced for SOHO CINDERS at Union Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Union Theatre presents SOHO CINDERS, with music by George Stiles, lyrics by Anthony Drewe and book by Anthony Drewe and Elliot Davis. (more...)

Michelle Collins Will Join THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE UK Tour in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 17 January. Michelle Collins will join the cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie until Saturday 4 March as Mrs Meers. (more...)

Deena Payne Joins OUR HOUSE at Belgrade Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Actress and singer Deena Payne is to join the cast of Madness musical Our House, following the unfortunate withdrawal of Linda Nolan, on a UK tour visiting the Belgrade Theatre this November. (more...)

George Sampson Completes Full Cast of OUR HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

A full house for OUR HOUSE has been announced, with street dancing sensation George Sampson confirmed to join the UK Tour of the Olivier Award-winning musical. (more...)

First Look - New WE tv Spin-Off Series GROWING UP HIP HOP ATLANTA
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

WE TV has shared a first look at the new spin off series GROWING UP HIP HOP ATLANTA, premiering Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/CT on WE tv. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 29, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Year Commemorated With A Global Ella 100 Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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Kronos Quartet Adds Second Performance, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Having sold out its first Ecstatic Music Festival show at WNYC's Greene Space on¬†Tuesday, March 7¬†(7:30 pm),¬†Kronos Quartet¬†has just added a second performance at¬†9:30 pm¬†that evening, featuring additional new selections from¬†Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. The education and legacy project is commissioning ¬Ė and distributing for free ¬Ė the first learning library of contemporary repertoire for string quartet. ¬†¬† (more...)

Cast Complete for MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY presentation of the new musical Mark Felt, Superstar with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum (Bush Is Bad, Fermat's Last Tango). (more...)

Kronos Quartet Announces Year Three Of FIFTY FOR THE FUTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Kronos Quartet/Kronos Performing Arts Association is proud to announce the third group of composers for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. Launched in 2015, Fifty for the Future is an exciting partnership with Carnegie Hall and others to create 50 new works - by 25 women and 25 men - expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals. (more...)

The Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

On January 28, 2017, at 7:30PM, The Chelsea Symphony will present the continuation of its 11th season, 'Flight Paths,' with a concert featuring the New York premiere of P?teris Vasks' English Horn Concerto and the world premiere of Tim Kiah's Song of Zippy, paired with J. Strauss's Overture to Die Fledermaus, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, and Sibelius's Finlandia. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's WAR PAINT!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Producers David Stone and Marc Platt today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway musical, WAR PAINT. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Returns for New Works, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m., San Francisco's celebrated Kronos Quartet returns to Zankel Hall for a program of new works, six of which were commissioned as part of Carnegie Hall's 125 Commissions Project, including the world premiere of Rhiannon Giddens's At the Purchaser's Option with Variations.  Additional commissioned works include Garth Knox'sSatellites; Kala Ramnath's Amrit (arr. Reena Esmail); Nicole Lizée's Another Living Soul; Tanya Tagaq's Sivunittinni (arr. Jacob Garchik); and Fodé Lassana Diabaté's Sunjata's Time(arr. Jacob Garchik) on which Diabaté will join the quartet on the balafon. (more...)

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE UK Tour Launches in New Wimbledon Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 opening at New Wimbledon Theatre tonight 17 January. Michelle Collins will join the cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie until Saturday 4 March as Mrs Meers. (more...)

The Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On January 28, 2017, at 7:30PM, The Chelsea Symphony will present the continuation of its 11th season, 'Flight Paths,' with a concert featuring the New York premiere of P?teris Vasks' English Horn Concerto and the world premiere of Tim Kiah's Song of Zippy, paired with J. Strauss's Overture to Die Fledermaus, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, and Sibelius's Finlandia. (more...)

2017 Composers Now Festival to Open This February at DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Composers Now Festival empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices, and honors the significance of their contributions to our society. On February 1, the eighth annual festival begins with a celebratory event at the DiMenna Center. Hosted by founder/artistic director Tania Leon, a diverse group of composer and performers including Muhal Richard Abrams, Edmar Castenada, Jessie Montgomery, Nkeiru Okoye, and Tyshawn Sorey will present and discuss recent works. (more...)

DAMES AT SEA's Randy Skinner Helms GOTTA GETTA GIRL Readings This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Gotta Getta Girl, a 1930s musical romp with book and lyrics by Peter Charles Morris and music by David Caldwell. (more...)

2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival Marks 20th Year at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The lineup for South Coast Repertory's 20th Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF), April 21-23, includes works from playwrights Amy Freed, Lucas Hnath, Donald Margulies and Lauren Yee. This year's festival offers three full productions and four staged readings. Tickets, including discounted packages to see all the readings, are available online at www.scr.org. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New works, multimedia presentations, performances of choral masterworks, and an expansive state-wide community singing project that will have global reach comprise the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th season announced today by Artistic Director Grant Gershon and President and CEO Jean Davidson. (more...)

The Johnny Mercer Foundation (JMF) Teams Up with Kaufman Music Center for JMF¬Ļs Accentuate the Positive Songwriting Program for the 6th Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

 The Johnny Mercer Foundation (JMF) has teamed up with  Kaufman Music Center for JMF's sixth consecutive year of the Accentuate the Positive program, which teaches elementary school students the art of songwriting and introduces them to The Great American Songbook. This year, Accentuate the Positive will touch the lives of over 600 students in seven underserved New York City elementary schools. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center to Celebrate the Music of Alan Menken
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Kaufman Music Center's 2017 Broadway Playhouse season concludes with a celebration of Alan Menken on Sunday, March 5th at 11am. A whole generation of children has grown up singing his songs from beloved musicals and films including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Pocahontas. His music has captured the imagination of millions and won him eight Academy Awards, eleven Grammys and a Tony Award. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Returns for New Works, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

On Today, February 11 at 7:30 p.m., San Francisco's celebrated Kronos Quartet returns to Zankel Hall for a program of new works, six of which were commissioned as part of Carnegie Hall's 125 Commissions Project, including the world premiere of Rhiannon Giddens's At the Purchaser's Option with Variations.  Additional commissioned works include Garth Knox'sSatellites; Kala Ramnath's Amrit (arr. Reena Esmail); Nicole Lizée's Another Living Soul; Tanya Tagaq's Sivunittinni (arr. Jacob Garchik); and Fodé Lassana Diabaté's Sunjata's Time(arr. Jacob Garchik) on which Diabaté will join the quartet on the balafon. (more...)

2017 Composers Now Festival to Open This February at DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Composers Now Festival empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices, and honors the significance of their contributions to our society. On February 1, the eighth annual festival begins with a celebratory event at the DiMenna Center. Hosted by founder/artistic director Tania Leon, a diverse group of composer and performers including Muhal Richard Abrams, Edmar Castenada, Jessie Montgomery, Nkeiru Okoye, and Tyshawn Sorey will present and discuss recent works. (more...)

Willie Nelson Premieres 13 Stellar New Songs on God's Problem Child, His 9th Studio Album for Legacy Recordings, Available on CD, 12' Vinyl and Digital Configurations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

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Simone Dinnerstein & Brad Mehldau to Continue 'Neighborhood Classics' Series at PS 321
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has been called 'adept at bending almost any music to the will of the jazz tradition' (The Times). On December 6, Mehldau joins pianist Simone Dinnerstein, who has been praised for her 'majestic originality of vision' (The Independent) and 'arresting freshness and subtlety' (TIME), for an evening of musical conversations as part of her ongoing Neighborhood Classics series: hour-long, family-friendly concerts combine extraordinary music with reflections by Dinnerstein. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

DAMES AT SEA's Randy Skinner to Helm GOTTA GETTA GIRL Readings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Gotta Getta Girl, a 1930s musical romp with book and lyrics by Peter Charles Morris and music by David Caldwell. (more...)

Cast Complete for MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY presentation of the new musical Mark Felt, Superstar with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum (Bush Is Bad, Fermat's Last Tango). (more...)

Joanne Clifton and Michelle Collins Set for THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 17 January. (more...)

5th ANNUAL GUITAR MASH and Brunch at CITY WINERY on 12/11
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 1, 2016

The 5th Annual Guitar Mash will be held at New York's City Winery on Sunday, December 11th from noon to 3:30 pm.The event, which includes a brunch, celebrates the power of communal music-making while supporting outreach to teen musicians in communities from across New York's five boroughs. (more...)

Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert to Launch 30 Years Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can will present the 2017 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for composers in New York and beyond, as part of Kaufman Music Center's Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall (Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th St.). (more...)

Better Yourself by Getting to Know the Cast of WAR PAINT- Opens Tonight!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 6, 2017

War Paint, a new musical, opens tonight at the Nederlander Theatre. Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray the trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Deena Payne Steps in for Linda Nolan in OUR HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Actress and singer Deena Payne is to join the UK Tour of OUR HOUSE, following the unfortunate withdrawal of Linda Nolan. (more...)

Joanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton is heading to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, in four weeks when she stars in the lead role in hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

Blue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Make Music New York is back with its 11th year of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Wednesday, June 21, the first day of summer. (more...)

Photo Flash: STRICTLY COME DANCING's Joanne Clifton Stars in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 arriving at The Bristol Hippodrome Tuesday 20th - Saturday 24th June 2017. (more...)

Jill Paice, Martin Vidnovic, Stephanie D'Abruzzo & More Join 54 SINGS IRVING BERLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Come and enjoy the music composed by the man every Broadway composer considered a giant. His hits on Broadway, in Hollywood, on radio, on television, in concert halls, and Youtube, will continue to entertain future generations in America and throughout the world. Irving Berlin, who gave us White Christmas and Holiday Inn, had the pulse of America throughout his incredible career, capturing the passions and the dramas of this nation during our American Century. From "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to "Always," and from "Blue Skies" to "What'll I Do?" Berlin dominated popular music with one enduring hit after another. His Broadway shows are legendary, including Annie Get Your Gun, Face the Music, and his incomparable Music Box Revues, which were performed in the Broadway theater that still bears the Music Box name. The award-winning 54 Sings series, aided and abetted by New York impresario Scott Siegel will entertain you to the hilt with Irving Berlin's sensational music, performed by a cast of today's great Broadway and nightclub stars. (more...)

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