Comscore

Fela! on Tour

Articles
Buy Tickets Pop it up
Social / Subscribe


His story inspired a nation. His music inspires the world. FELA! tells the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, whose soulful Afrobeat rhythms ignited a generation.



Motivated by his mother, a civil rights champion, he defied a corrupt and oppressive military government and devoted his life and music to the struggle for freedom and human dignity.



FELA! is a triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, featuring Fela Kuti's captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones.



EVERYBODY SAY YEAH YEAH!
TWITTER WATCH

@FelaMusical - 03/24/2015 12:12pm Let's move!!! #yeahyeah http://t.co/gXOCqf09sO http://t.co/Sw811zavyn
Retweet | Reply | Link

@FelaMusical - 03/20/2015 07:56am "Zombie no go go, unless you tell am to go! Zombie no go stop, unless you tell am to stop!"... http://t.co/1nGjF9pQcq
Retweet | Reply | Link

MORE TWEETS

Legendary Cuban Musician, Tomas Diaz Premieres New Song 'Suky'Legendary Cuban Musician, Tomas Diaz Premieres New Song 'Suky'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Singer and Cuban music referent, Tomas Diaz is back with 'Suky' a new song that contains all the elements to become an international success; a true hybrid and fusion of genres that represents and brings together the musical influences collected during his career. (more...)

Adelaide Festival to Offer 'Pay What You Can' TicketsAdelaide Festival to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

For the first time this year, Adelaide Festival of Arts has introduced Pay What You Can Tickets for low income earners including pensioners and the unemployed. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet and Greet of Katori Hall's World Premiere of THE BLOOD QUILT at Arena StagePhoto Flash: Meet and Greet of Katori Hall's World Premiere of THE BLOOD QUILT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall returns to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater with the world premiere of her most personal project to date-the fierce comedy-drama The Blood Quilt. Hall is an inaugural resident playwright of Arena Stage's American Voices New Play Institute, and The Blood Quilt is one of three plays from Hall receiving world premieres around the country this season. Hall reunites with director and Howard University alumna Kamilah Forbes (artistic director of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival) following their Broadway collaboration on The Mountaintop. The Blood Quilt runs April 24-June 7, 2015 in the Kreeger Theater. Check out a first look at the meet and greet below! (more...)

Sahr Ngaujah, Caleb McLaughlin & More to Star in Signature's THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEKSahr Ngaujah, Caleb McLaughlin & More to Star in Signature's THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, written and directed by Athol Fugard. The production runs April 21 to May 31 with a May 11 opening night in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. To purchase tickets for all Signature productions, call Ticket Services at 212-244-7529 (Tues. - Sun., 11am - 6pm) or visit signaturetheatre.org. (more...)

Tonye Patano, Afi Bijou & More to Star in Katori Hall's THE BLOOD QUILT at Arena Stage; All-Female Cast SetTonye Patano, Afi Bijou & More to Star in Katori Hall's THE BLOOD QUILT at Arena Stage; All-Female Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall returns to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater with the world premiere of her most personal project to date-the fierce comedy-drama The Blood Quilt. Hall is an inaugural resident playwright of Arena Stage's American Voices New Play Institute, and The Blood Quilt is one of three plays from Hall receiving world premieres around the country this season. Hall reunites with director and Howard University alumna Kamilah Forbes (artistic director of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival) following their Broadway collaboration on The Mountaintop. The Blood Quilt runs April 24-June 7, 2015 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS Channels Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, P!NK and More at 54 Below TonightTHE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS Channels Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, P!NK and More at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

The Broadway Sings concert series comes to 54 Below for its first 'Best Of Broadway Sings' concert, which will feature showstoppers from the series' previous seven concerts. Some of Broadway's brightest, current talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of seven pop superstars: Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Justin Timberlake, and P!NK. Over 15 Broadway performers will be accompanied by an 8-piece jazz band playing unique, original orchestrations created for the acclaimed series. (more...)

UPDATE: More Performers Set to Join Lena Hall and Jay Armstrong Johnson for THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at 54 BelowUPDATE: More Performers Set to Join Lena Hall and Jay Armstrong Johnson for THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

The Broadway Sings concert series comes to 54 Below for its first 'Best Of Broadway Sings' concert, which will feature showstoppers from the series' previous seven concerts. Some of Broadway's brightest, current talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of seven pop superstars: Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Justin Timberlake, and P!NK. Over 15 Broadway performers will be accompanied by an 8-piece jazz band playing unique, original orchestrations created for the acclaimed series. (more...)

Adelaide Festival of Arts Music Mini-Magazine Hits the StreetsAdelaide Festival of Arts Music Mini-Magazine Hits the Streets
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The mini-mag features the latest updates on Adelaide Festival's eclectic contemporary music program including artist interviews, cast announcements and a jam-packed DJ line-up for Soundpond.net Late Sessions. All revealed in the Adelaide Festival of Arts mini-magazine, which hits the streets today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARISPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The York Theatre Company, in association with Everyday Songs, continues the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Tap Soul Productions Presents THE JL CABARET SHOW, 2/14Tap Soul Productions Presents THE JL CABARET SHOW, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

Tap Soul Productions presents 'The JL Cabaret Show' a celebration of love Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:30PM at the Complex Hollywood 6476 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038. (more...)

SALSA, MAMBO, CHA CHA CHA Musical Heading to the U.S.?SALSA, MAMBO, CHA CHA CHA Musical Heading to the U.S.?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

According to Billboard, Cuban musical Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, which just opened in Havana this week, might be heading to the U.S. Directed by Fela!'s Maija Garcia, the revue-style show focuses on Cuban music, dance, and culture. The sold out show, which plays at the Mella Theater, is currently seeking backers to export the show. (more...)

Kravis Kicks Off 2015 with Amazing Line-Up of Broadway Hits & Top StarsKravis Kicks Off 2015 with Amazing Line-Up of Broadway Hits & Top Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2015

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts invites entertainment fans to kick off 2015 with international artists and attractions from every discipline from rock to pop to classical music, from Broadway to Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lillias White & Scott Wakefield in York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARISPhoto Flash: First Look at Lillias White & Scott Wakefield in York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the world premiere below! (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center This SpringAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with Tri-state audiences at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall for two nights only, March 3-4, 2015 at 7:30pm. The much-anticipated dance event is part of the Cincinnati Arts Association's 2014-15 Season. (more...)

York Delays First Performance of TEXAS IN PARIS Due to Inclement WeatherYork Delays First Performance of TEXAS IN PARIS Due to Inclement Weather
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Everyday Songs, continues the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody). Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues) directs this two character play based on a true story, with music supervision by Amy Jones. (more...)

Liberty Buckland & Alex Spinney to Lead World Premiere of YARICO at London Theatre WorkshopLiberty Buckland & Alex Spinney to Lead World Premiere of YARICO at London Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

?Final casting and the full creative team is announced today for the world premiere of Yarico, a powerful, epic musical about forbidden love, betrayal and redemption, based on a true story that fired the world's imagination and contributed to the social movement against the slave trade. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECTPhoto Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

TONY, Emmy and NAACP Award winner Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin In The Sun, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, The Cosby Show), TONY nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike, Disney's Into The Woods), TONY nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles), TONY, Olivier and Emmy Award winner Alan Cumming (Cabaret, Macbeth, CBS's The Good Wife), and TONY winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, In the Next Room / The Vibrator Play, ABC's Nashville) have all been photographed by Jason Zeren for The Creative Faces Project. The bi-weekly publication of their individual entries will begin this week, starting with Phylicia Rashad on Thursday, January 22nd on The Creative Faces Project website. (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TOWN Bumps Two-Disc Cast Album Release to MarchBroadway's ON THE TOWN Bumps Two-Disc Cast Album Release to March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

The new Broadway revival of On The Town was recorded in November 2014 for a two-disc cast album to be released by PS Classics. After announcing a previous date for January 20, the label's website now lists a March 3 release. (more...)

Content Media Dives into Scientology with GOING CLEAR DocumentaryContent Media Dives into Scientology with GOING CLEAR Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Content Media announced today that it has acquired international sales rights to Alex Gibney's much anticipated Scientology documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief". (more...)

Zap Mama to Play Wilkins TheatreZap Mama to Play Wilkins Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Known worldwide as Zap Mama, Marie Daulne redefines the term vocalist. Creatively expressing sound and storytelling with tone and pure voice, Marie is a sonic stylist. From Belgium and Congo, she seamlessly blends African, European and American musical styles into eclectic arrangements of modern sound. Expanding upon American Soul, Jazz, Afro-beat and Pop-world music Marie creates a genre that connects the citizens of the world. Her current reinterpretation of acappella music is a rich palette of musical styles, including Urban, Afro-scat, World and Alternative Funk. (more...)

Lincoln Center Local Series, With FELA, Kristin Chenoweth, SWEENEY TODD and More, to Expand to All Five BoroughsLincoln Center Local Series, With FELA, Kristin Chenoweth, SWEENEY TODD and More, to Expand to All Five Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Lincoln Center is expanding its Lincoln Center Local series, offering free screenings of world-class performances to library branches around New York City's five boroughs. The Lincoln Cente­­r Local: Free Screenings series, running from January to June 2015, is part of a pilot program run by Lincoln Center Education, and expands upon last year's Lincoln Center Local HD series. (more...)

Antibalas & Zap Mama to Play Byham Theater, 2/4Antibalas & Zap Mama to Play Byham Theater, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents two world music trailblazers in concert on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:30pm. This performance will take place at the Byham Theater, located at 101 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The presentation is part of the 2014-15 Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series. (more...)

New Works by Jordan Harrison, Danai Gurira, Taylor Mac & More Make Up Playwrights Horizons' 2015-16 SeasonNew Works by Jordan Harrison, Danai Gurira, Taylor Mac & More Make Up Playwrights Horizons' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced the six productions of its 2015/2016 Season. The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. In season order, they will be: (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARISPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 6, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody). Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues) directs this two character play based on a true story, with music supervision by Amy Jones. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS, Starring Lillias White & Scott Wakefield, Opens TonightYork Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS, Starring Lillias White & Scott Wakefield, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody). Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues) directs this two character play based on a true story, with music supervision by Amy Jones. (more...)

EN ESCENA: La Fierecilla Tomada sigue conquistando MéxicoEN ESCENA: La Fierecilla Tomada sigue conquistando México
by Clemente Sanchez - Feb 4, 2015

La producción de Torres y Wiechers deleita a los espectadores con un Elenco de Grandes Figuras de la Escena Teatral mexicana. (more...)

Tap Soul Productions to Present THE JL CABARET SHOW, 2/14Tap Soul Productions to Present THE JL CABARET SHOW, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Tap Soul Productions presents 'The JL Cabaret Show' a celebration of love Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:30PM at the Complex Hollywood 6476 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038. (more...)

Broadway Stage Management Symposium to be Held in MayBroadway Stage Management Symposium to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

The Broadway Stage Management Symposium is a new immersive program that goes beyond the classroom and offers two days of practical insights, instruction and career advice from Broadway's most experienced and highly-regarded Stage Management professionals. (more...)

York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS to Close This SundayYork Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS to Close This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company world premiere production of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody) concludes its limited engagement this Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

West End's BEAUTIFUL Now Booking Into 2016West End's BEAUTIFUL Now Booking Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Over 350,000 new tickets are released for sale today (26 February 2015) for Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Playing both in the West End and on Broadway, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is now booking at the Aldwych Theatre to 13 February 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at YARICO, Now Playing at London Theatre WorkshopPhoto Flash: First Look at YARICO, Now Playing at London Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Yarico is a powerful, epic musical about forbidden love, betrayal and redemption, based on a true story that fired the world's imagination and contributed to the social movement against the slave trade. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Opens In The West End!Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Opens In The West End!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, opened last night, Tuesday 24 February 2014 at the Aldwych Theatre, London. Directed by Marc Bruni, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical has book by Douglas McGrath with words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. (more...)

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA with Saycon Sengbloh Set for TonightMarty Thomas Presents DIVA with Saycon Sengbloh Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The weekly cast includes Lisa Ramey (Irving Berlins' White Christmas), Samia Mounts and Marissa Rosen (My Big Gay Italian Wedding). Tonights theme is ADELE! (more...)

York's TEXAS IN PARIS to Host Talkback Following Matinee TomorrowYork's TEXAS IN PARIS to Host Talkback Following Matinee Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

The York Theatre Company will offer a Special Talkback Panel with the Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis, Senior Pastor of Middle Collegiate Church and Michael Dinwiddie, Acting Associate Dean at The Gallatin School of Individualized Study, immediately following tomorrow's matinee, February 21 at 2:30 p.m. of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar. (more...)

Catie Lazarus, Women of Letters With Kathleen Turner, Zion80 & More Set for Spring 2015 Residencies at Joe's PubCatie Lazarus, Women of Letters With Kathleen Turner, Zion80 & More Set for Spring 2015 Residencies at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

?Since Joe's Pub at The Public opened its doors in 1998, the venue's programming has proudly represented the fabric of not only New York City but the world. With its slate of residencies, world class production and intimate setting, Joe's Pub cultivates an atmosphere and platform where musicians and artists can perform to their greatest power, try new things and reach more people. This spring, Joe's Pub presents some family favorites in multiple date runs like the Losers Lounge doing The Pretenders versus Blondie, comedian Justin Sayre's hit show The Meeting* to newer faces to Joe's like vocalist/performer Migguel Anggelo and performance artist/choreographer Ann Liv Young. (more...)

BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM to Play Billie Holiday Theatre, 3/6-29BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM to Play Billie Holiday Theatre, 3/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

As their award-winning theatre home in Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza undergoes a multi-million dollar facelift, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) has announced a move that will bring their acclaimed productions to Brooklyn's flourishing Downtown Cultural District. Thanks to a special partnership with the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, BHT will kick off a two-year residency with a high profile run of the play Brothers from the Bottom, starring actor and TONY Award-winning producer Wendell Pierce (SELMA, Treme, The Wire). The play, written and directed by BHT artistic director Jackie Alexander, will run March 6th - 29th at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, 126 Saint Felix Street between Hanson and Lafayette, in the heart of the BAM Cultural District. (Full details below.) (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast Of BEAUTIFUL!Photo Coverage: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast Of BEAUTIFUL!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Katie Brayben plays the title role of Carole King, with Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Katie Brayben plays the title role of Carole King, with Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Below, check out photos of Tom Cruise with the cast after last night's preview! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Katie Brayben, Alan Morrissey, Lorna Want and More in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: First Look at Katie Brayben, Alan Morrissey, Lorna Want and More in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Katie Brayben plays the title role of Carole King, with Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann,Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

Lena Hall, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More Set for THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at 54 BelowLena Hall, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More Set for THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

The Broadway Sings concert series comes to 54 Below for its first "Best Of Broadway Sings" concert, which will feature showstoppers from the series' previous seven concerts. Some of Broadway's brightest, current talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of seven pop superstars: Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Justin Timberlake, and P!NK. Over 15 Broadway performers will be accompanied by an 8-piece jazz band playing unique, original orchestrations created for the acclaimed series. (more...)

Katie Brayben Leads BEAUTIFUL, Beginning Tonight in the West EndKatie Brayben Leads BEAUTIFUL, Beginning Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

London previews beginning at the Aldwych Theatre tonight 10 February 2015 with the show currently booking to 13 June 2015. (more...)

BC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEAR Competition Breaks Records With Over $5 Million; Hugh Jackman's THE RIVER Brings in Top DonationBC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEAR Competition Breaks Records With Over $5 Million; Hugh Jackman's THE RIVER Brings in Top Donation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year raised a record-breaking $5,229,611 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS thanks to six weeks of fundraising by 64 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. (more...)

BLACK-ISH, GET ON UP, Jennifer Hudson Among Nominees of 46th ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDSBLACK-ISH, GET ON UP, Jennifer Hudson Among Nominees of 46th ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Nominations have been revealed for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, and be broadcast live on TV One. (more...)

Stars of IT'S ONLY A PLAY, HEDWIG and More Set for BC/EFA's 2014 GYPSY OF THE YEAR, Honoring THE WIZ's 40th Anniversary TonightStars of IT'S ONLY A PLAY, HEDWIG and More Set for BC/EFA's 2014 GYPSY OF THE YEAR, Honoring THE WIZ's 40th Anniversary Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year, to be presented today, December 8 (4:30 PM) and tomorrow, December 9 (2 PM) at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd Street, NYC), will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking musical The Wiz and feature performances by the uber-talented 'gypsies' of 12 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. (more...)

Lillias White & Scott Wakefied to Lead York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARISLillias White & Scott Wakefied to Lead York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Everyday Songs, continues the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody). Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues) directs this two character play based on a true story. (more...)

Stars of IT'S ONLY A PLAY, HEDWIG and More Set for BC/EFA's 2014 GYPSY OF THE YEAR, Honoring THE WIZ's 40th AnniversaryStars of IT'S ONLY A PLAY, HEDWIG and More Set for BC/EFA's 2014 GYPSY OF THE YEAR, Honoring THE WIZ's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year, to be presented Monday, December 8 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, December 9 (2 PM) at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd Street, NYC), will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking musical The Wiz and feature performances by the uber-talented 'gypsies' of 12 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. (more...)

Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year LineupBirdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its end-of-year schedule, running December 31 - January 18, including: The Birdland Big Band featuring Jane Monheit on New Year's Eve, Dave Stryker Group, Barbara Carroll, Joe Lovano, and more! (more...)

The Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday Set for 1/3The Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday Set for 1/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

On January 3, artists from the exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy and Beyond take over Target First Saturday with a special curated evening of music, comedy, and performances. Highlights include music by Grammy Award-winning collective Snarky Puppy; Greg Barris's comedy showcase Heart of Darkness, featuring comedian Janeane Garofalo; and a performance by Chop and Quench, comprised of members of the cast and band of the musical Fela!. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in JanuaryLindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2015 schedule, featuring The Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Beegie Adair Trio, Barbara Carroll, Jay Leonhart Trio, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Dena DeRose, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, and MORE! (more...)

Tony Winner Lillias White to Teach Masterclasses in Dallas & Houston this MonthTony Winner Lillias White to Teach Masterclasses in Dallas & Houston this Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Tony Award winner and Broadway Legend LILLIAS WHITE will lead Straight From New York's upcoming Musical Theatre Masterclasses in Houston on December 18th and Dallas on December 20th. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 94   


INTO THE WOODS
Musicals
Plays