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Five Student Poets Announced in White House Committee's National Student Poets Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The fifth annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) the nation's highest honor for youth poets has been announced by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The students were appointed by First Lady Michelle Obama at a ceremony earlier today in the State Dining Room at the White House. As part of an appointment ceremony, each of the students did a reading of an original poem. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Marla Gibbs, Boys II Men & More on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, celebrity updates include the largest-selling R & B group of all time, Boyz II Men, groundbreaking TV actress Marla Gibbs, “Seinfeld's” Larry “Soup Nazi” Thomas, and actress Jennifer Esposito. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Nashville Theatre's New Season Continues at Breakneck Pace
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 9, 2016

It's another one of those perplexing and invigorating weekends in Nashville theater as some of the season's most anticipated shows open - and theater-goers find themselves sometimes making a "Sophie's Choice" decision in some cases when the options somehow seem overwhelming. And as confounding as that can be for audiences, it once again shows that the theater scene in these parts remains as vital and as artistically challenging as ever… (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Eden Espinosa in Studio Tenn's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center will present Evita, opening tonight, September 9 through September 18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. Check out a sneak peek at Eden Espinosa below! (more...)

iHeartMedia and Hispanic Radio Legend Enrique Santos Form Strategic Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

iHeartMedia announced today it has joined forces with Hispanic radio legend Enrique Santos of Magnus Media to develop an unprecedented Hispanic multi-platform initiative that will leverage iHeartMedia's reach of more than a quarter of a billion listeners monthly. (more...)

Brooklyn Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, and More Speak Out on Poverty Through MTA Subway Poster Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, Will Rogers and Staceyann Chin have joined the Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) 2016 ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign, which launched on September 7 in 36 Brooklyn subway stations, featuring stylized posters illustrating a diverse, hip and eclectic group of Brooklyn movers and shakers who are advocating for poor and low-income Brooklyn residents. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Eden Espinosa in Studio Tenn's EVITA
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performinig Arts Center's will present Evita September 9-18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che.  Go behind the scenes with Eden Espinosa in the video below! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 9/8 - 9/14 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 9/8 - 9/14, airing on NBC (more...)

Women That Soar to Honor Wynonna Judd at Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Gina Grant, founder, CEO and creator of the Women That Soar Awards announced Wynonna Judd, four time Grammy Award nominated singer and New York Times bestselling author, will perform at the 2016 Women That Soar Awards, (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere Original Movie SURVIVING COMPTON: DRE, SUGE & MICHEL'LE, 10/15
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Celebrated hip-hop recording artist Michel'le will speak up and speak out about the darker side of Compton hip-hop as she narrates the Lifetime Original Movie, SURVIVING COMPTON: DRE, SUGE & MICHEL'LE, based on her life story, premiering Saturday, October 15 (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADY
by Jade Kops - Sep 7, 2016

Under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House, MY FAIR LADY pairs recreations of the original vision with Direction from the original Eliza Doolittle, Dame Julie Andrews, the remaining living link to Moss Hart's (1956 Director) original production. (more...)

Kennedy Center & WNO Seek Nominations for 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington National Opera seek nominations for the 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award, which celebrates excellence in performance by recognizing a young American singer who has achieved initial professional success in the area of opera, oratorio, or recital repertory, and who exhibits promise for a significant career. (more...)

Scoop: QUANTICO Season Premiere on ABC - Sunday, September 25, 2016
by - Sep 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on QUANTICO Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 25, 2016! (more...)

The Players to Honor Barbara Cook with Helen Hayes Award; Charles Busch to Host
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Players, the city's most fabled private social club for actors and artists, will present its inaugural Helen Hayes Award to Barbara Cook, the musical theatre legend who is widely considered one of the twentieth century's best interpreters of the Great American Songbook, at a gala ceremony on Thursday, September 15th. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch the 12:15 PM lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Admission to the 30 minute events are free, but a free-will offering will benefit the DC Youth Orchestra Program, where Mr. Frazier is an Artist-in-Residence.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Bill de Blasio Celebrates Another Mayor at FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

What happens when mayors meet? We found out over the weekend when NYC's Mayor Bill de Blasio met another mayor... well, sort of. De Blasio attended a recent performance of Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG)'s sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello!, which just transferred to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues). Check out photos from the special night below! (more...)

Emily Larger to Star in Skyline Theatre Company's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company and in residence at the Fair Lawn Community Center in Bergen County's Fair Lawn, announces its 15th anniversary 2016-2017 season featuring both a Tony Award winning musical and play. (more...)

Harlem Quartet with Pianist Aldo López-Gavilán Perform Jazz at WSU's Schaver Recital Hall This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet teams up with Cuban piano virtuoso and composer Aldo Lopez-Gavilan Friday, October 21, 8 PM for a program of jazz standards plus original jazz compositions by Aldo Lopez-Gavilan.  The concert takes place at Wayne State University's Schaver Music Recital Hall, located at 480 W. Hancock (between Cass & Second Avenues) on the campus of Wayne State University.  Tickets, priced at $30 for adults and $15 for students, are available online atwww.CMSDetroit.org or by phone at 248-855-6070. (more...)

Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd & His Wife to Release TAKE IT ON FAITH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Rossington - Gary Rossington, the legendary founding member and guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd along with his wife, Dale Krantz-Rossington, whom many call The First Lady of Southern Rock, release the heartfelt, soul-grabbing, bluesy new album Take It On Faith, November 4, 2016 on Loud & Proud Records.  (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Heralds Opening of Gate69 in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking and wickedly funny, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the iconic rock musical, is the opening production at Gate69, Cape Town's newest theatre venue on Bree Street. The production is presented by VRG Theatrical in association with Gate69. (more...)

Transport Group Announces 2016-17 Season: PICNIC and COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA - William Inge in Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Drama Desk and OBIE-winning Transport Group will present Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, two plays in rotating repertory as the centerpiece of its 2016-17 season.  Performances begin Thursday, February 23 and run through Sunday, April 23 at the Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street.  The opening night has been set for Sunday, March 26. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert & First Lady Michelle Obama Make a Blanket Fort on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

There's a place you can go where everything you knew as a child is still true. It's called the Blanket Fort, and it's under heavy security because the First Lady is there. (more...)

Motown Records Founder Berry Gordy Awarded National Medal of Arts by President Obama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

President Obama will award the 2015 National Medal of Arts to Motown Records founder Berry Gordy on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in the East Room of The White House accompanied by The First Lady. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Turn Out for Michelle Obama's 'Let Girls Learn' Initiative Event
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 20, 2016

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by Broadway stars last night for a special event at the Jacobs Theater to raise awareness for the 'Let Girls Learn' initiative, launched by the Obamas in 2015. Check out photos below! (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 9/20 - 9/23 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Sep 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 9/20 - 9/23, airing on CBS (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's New Musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA Announces Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Beginning this September, Broadway's Trent Armand Kendall will bring his new musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA! across the country, with stops in White Plains, NY, Annapolis, MD, Dallas, TX, Manasquan, NJ, and more to be announced. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 9/2 - 9/8 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Sep 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 9/2 - 9/8, airing on CBS (more...)

PROJECT RUNWAY Winner Christian Siriano to Headline South Walton Fashion Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

South Walton Fashion Week (SWFW), taking place October 5th through 8th in venues throughout South Walton, Fla., announces celebrity designer Christian Siriano as a 2016 headliner and emerging designer competition judge. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Sep 19, 2016

Mariand Torres and Mauricio Martinez soar in Lloyd Webber's Evita (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Monday, September 19, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Monday, September 19, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 9/19 - 9/23 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 9/19 - 9/23, airing on ABC (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Eden Espinosa and Anthony Crivello Talk EVITA in New Series 'Broadway Breakfast'
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center present Evita, now running through September 18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. In a new series called 'Broadway Breakfast,' Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello and Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa talk about Studio Tenn's 'Evita' and the surprise role they both played.  Check it out below! (more...)

ME AND ELLA and MARRY HARRY Slated for York's Musical Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of two new musicals: me and ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson, with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel; and Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins, music by Dan Martin, and lyrics by Michael Biello, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).   (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces Fall Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of two new musicals: me and ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson, with music direction and arrangements byRon Abel; and Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins, music by Dan Martin, and lyrics by Michael Biello, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  (more...)

White Plains Performing Arts Center presents LOUIS-AND-ELLA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Audra McDonald, Mel Brooks, & More to Receive National Medal of Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

It was announced today that a number of Broadway veterans are set to be awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama later this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Waterbury Festival Playhouse Presents STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Waterbury Festival Playhouse, central Vermont's professional theater company, presents "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling.  'Steel Magnolias' tells a story about the close knit relationships between six ordinary Southern women, living in a small town in Louisiana. The title suggests the main female characters can be both as delicate as the magnolia flower, and as tough as steel. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, September 14, 2016! (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Return to LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama will make a return visit to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Tuesday, Sept. 20 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Studio Tenn's EVITA Starring Eden Espinosa!
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center present Evita, now running through September 18, starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Skyline Theatre Company Announces 15th Anniversary 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company and in residence at the Fair Lawn Community Center in Bergen County's Fair Lawn, announces its 15th anniversary 2016-2017 season featuring both a Tony Award® winning musical and play. (more...)

VIDEO: First Lady Michelle Obama Co-Hosts Today's ELLEN; Watch the Clips
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

On this week's ELLEN, Ellen and First Lady Michelle Obama join forces for some co-hosting and plenty of dancing! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Rehearsals for Studio Tenn's EVITA with Eden Espinosa & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2016

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performinig Arts Center's will present Evita this September (9-18), starring Broadway diva Eden Espinosa in the title role, Anthony Crivello as Juan Peron and Ben Crawford as Che. (more...)

VIDEO: Tika Sumpter Talks Playing Michelle Obama in New Film SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU
by - Aug 30, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, actress Tika Sumpter talked about portraying First Lady Michelle Obama in the new film SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/29- 9/8 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Aug 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/29- 9/8, airing on CBS (more...)

Cassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

For the first time in its history, EVITA, this revolutionary Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical is being produced by Cabrillo Music Theatre.  (more...)

Up Next at JAN McART's: New Play Readings Series at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

In the hallowed halls of Lynn University's Wold Performing Arts Center, where the New York-bound 'Daniel's Husband' began, they're buzzing about another new play - 'A KING ! A PLOT! A GUN! A SHOT! And All That Followed (Quite a Lot!),' by Tony Finstrom. (more...)

NY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political Satires
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Charles Morrow, Cataloger for  Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. (more...)

Telemundo Announces Trailblazing Social Media Experience for Viewers
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

TELEMUNDO announced a trailblazing and wide-ranging social media experience for TV viewers of the upcoming 2016 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo” (Your World Awards) during the live simulcast broadcast on TELEMUNDO and NBC UNIVERSO (more...)

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