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Aimee Mann's New Album 'Mental Illness' Released to Critical Acclaim
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Acclaimed artist Aimee Mann's new album, Mental Illness, is out now via SuperEgo Records. The album is receiving widespread critical praise (more...)

Greg Louganis to Host YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND: AN 80'S DANCE PARTY for The American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Greg Louganis - the diving legend who first swept the Olympics in 1984 and 1988 - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Dead in the Water' Episode of SCANDAL
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

On the next episode of SCANDAL titled 'Dead in the Water', it's a race against the clock when Olivia and OPA's investigation into the conspiracy puts one of their own in grave danger. (more...)

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Monologue Highlights - 3/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Beloved 'Saturday Night Live' personality - and the longest serving 'anchor' on the show's wildly popular 'Weekend Update' - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC's 'Late Night,' home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent. (more...)

First Look at Public Radio International's New Trailer for Podcast PLAYDATE WITH SARAH JONES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Today, Public Radio International (PRI) released a trailer and video teasers for their new podcast, Playdate with Sarah Jones.  (more...)

Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara Headlines Virginia Arts Fundraiser in Norfolk
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

This weekend, Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN played host to Hampton Roads' supporters of the arts with THE MAIN Event: A Weekend Celebration for the Arts presented by TowneBank.  Starting with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and followed with a full schedule of visual and performing art experiences throughout the weekend, including Saturday Headliner Kelli O'Hara, The Main Event closed out the weekend with an oversized check presentation to the Business Consortium for Arts Support in the amount of $581,000. (more...)

JITNEY Fever: How One Play Secured August Wilson's Legacy While Redefining Race and Success on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 9, 2017

This season welcomed the very first Broadway production of the August Wilson drama, Jitney. Based on the real-life cab services of the 1970's which would service clients of color when regular taxi cabs would not, the story examines the relationships of the community in and around a jitney station in Pittsburgh's Hill District. Being the last play of Wilson's American Century Cycle to reach the Main Stem, the production adds the final jewel to the crown of August Wilson's sterling Broadway legacy. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opened March 22 for a run through April 23, 2017. Check out a new trailer for the show below! (more...)

Patti Austin to Bring ELLA NOW AND THEN to Brooklyn Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100thbirthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's soon-to-be-released album Ella: Now & Then. (more...)

iHeartMedia Launches ON THE MOVE with Enrique Santos
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

iHeartMedia announced today ON THE MOVE with Enrique Santos, its hallmark English language Hispanic targeted content initiative that complements its already successful Spanish-language Hispanic offerings. (more...)

Will HERE LIES LOVE Come to Broadway Following Seattle Run?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

In a recent interview in American Theatre, scenic designer David Korins reveals his hopes for the musical's future. He tells AT: 'I have high hopes it could find its way back to New York in a proscenium, eventually a Broadway venue. We can now theoretically use the balcony, hook, line, and sinker, as it is. Isn't that exciting?' (more...)

Yvette Norwood-Tiger to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald with A'LA ELLA! at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Yvette Norwood-Tiger, vocalist, songwriter, vocal coach, and Recording Academy (GRAMMY) recording and voting member will perform with her band (Donnie Harrell-Piano, John Lenis-Contrabass, James Gibbs III-Trumpet, and Mauricio de Souza-Drums) will celebrate in a world tour concert the life and works of Ella Fitzgerald. (more...)

Yvette Norwood-Tiger Presents A'LA ELLA! – A Concert Celebration of the 100th Birthday of Ella Fitzgerald.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Yvette Norwood-Tiger, vocalist, songwriter, vocal coach, and Recording Academy (GRAMMY) recording and voting member will perform with her band (Donnie Harrell-Piano, John Lenis-Contrabass, James Gibbs III-Trumpet, and Mauricio de Souza-Drums) will celebrate in a world tour concert the life and works of Ella Fitzgerald. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 5- What's New, Buenos Aires? The Broadway Revival of EVITA Opens at the Marquis Theater
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2017

On this day in 2012, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical EVITA received its first Broadway revival at the Marquis Theatre. It was the first new Broadway production of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. (more...)

Huge Changes Expected in New White House Kitchen Garden
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

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Devon Carney To Teach Master Class In Classical Ballet At Classical Ballet Theatre, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

DEVON CARNEY, artistic director of the Kansas City Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on April 23, 2017 from 10 A.M. – 12 Noon. For more information contact Classical Ballet Theatre at www.ctnva.org (more...)

Aimee Mann to Play the Landmark on Main This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Grammy winner Aimee Mann returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Tuesday, June 20 at 8 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - The Country Hangs in the Balance on Next SCANDAL
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

On next week's SCANDAL titled 'The Box', as the future of the country hangs in the balance, Olivia and Fitz are at odds with Rowan, and Jake employs surprising tactics to manipulate the Mystery Woman. (more...)

Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national, and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres-from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work. (more...)

MTV to Host 2017 College Signing Day Featuring Former First Lady Michelle Obama
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Friday May 5th, MTV will host the 2017 College Signing Day featuring former First Lady Michelle Obama. (more...)

The 'First Lady of the World' Crosses the English Channel with MRS ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Following a near sell out season at Assembly at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, critically acclaimed actress Alison Skilbeck crosses the English Channel to France with her one-woman play Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London, with a performance at Le Colombier Theatre, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Tarn on 3 June for Friends of English Theatre. (more...)

Legends Radio to Present SUPPER CLUB WITH JILL AND RICH Salute to Ella Fitzgerald
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Fans of the deliciously delightful co-hosts of The Morning Lounge on Legends 100.3 FM, now have a great opportunity to enjoy them live when Legends Radio presents Supper Club with Jill and Rich on Saturday, May 20, at The Ibis Room in the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place. (more...)

Starry HERE LIES LOVE Extends Into June at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Due to popular demand, Seattle Rep has announced an extension for Here Lies Love, now playing through June 18, 2017.  (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive 'Woman of Valor Award' from Victory Dance Project, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Victory Dance Project, under the Artistic Direction of Amy Jordan, will celebrate its third anniversary with three performances, running June 15 – 18 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (no performance on June 16). The season will open with a Celebration honoring Broadway legend Chita Rivera, who will be presented with the company's “Woman of Valor Award.” The program, entitled From This Moment On will also include a world premiere as well pieces from the company's repertory.  On June 17 and 18, the program will include special performances by students from Early Mosley's Diversity of Dance company. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Seattle Rep's HERE LIES LOVE
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre is currently presenting the star-studded, immersive theatrical event, Here Lies Love. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Carol Burnett Will Be Recognized as 'Champion of Children' at 2017 Colleagues Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 29th Annual Colleagues Spring Luncheon and Oscar de la Renta will present award-winning actress and best-selling author Carol Burnett with The Colleagues Champion of Children Award, which honors those who have made a lasting impact on the lives of children. (more...)

BWW Review: Seattle Rep's HERE LIES LOVE Brings Down the House ... Literally
by Jay Irwin - Apr 21, 2017

A few years back on one of my trips to New York, pretty much anyone I talked to about what shows I was seeing was aghast that I wasn't seeing 'Here Lies Love' Off-Broadway. And to each of them I'd say, 'a musical about Imelda Marcos written by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim? No thanks, not my thing.' I mean sure, an interesting story and I have respect for the artists (if not much familiarity) but how would this work? Well, now with the new production currently playing at the completely-reconfigured-for-the-show Seattle Rep I'm being forced to sit down to a healthy serving of crow and it's delicious. Not only due to the thoroughly innovative staging and stellar performances but also for Byrne and Fatboy Slim creating a fresh method of storytelling that is a welcome addition to musical theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - A Shocking Threat to the White House on Next SCANDAL
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On the next episode of SCANDAL titled 'Mercy', just when Peus' iron grip seems inescapable to Olivia and everyone she holds dear, a shocking threat to the White House turns everything on its head. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Celebrates Birthday at Feinstein's/54 Below & Ann Hampton Callaway Celebrates Ella's 100th at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 19, 2017

It might require a bit of stamina but if you can move fast you can hear Marilyn Maye at a 7PM show at Feinstein's/54 Below… only stay for one standing ovation and then scoot down to Birdland at 44th street just in time for Ann Hampton Callaway's taking the stage to another standing ovation at 'The Jazz Corner of The World'.  Is there another place on the planet where 2 of the greatest female jazz/pop vocalists are appearing within 1/2 mile?  Marilyn's show is called 'Carrying The Torch' and as the world knows she is capable of running with that torch and lighting the flame at the Olympics but in this case she is keeping the flame of the American Songbook burning. (more...)

PRSA-NY Announces Finalists for 2017 #BigApplePR Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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FUN HOME's Kate Shindle Chats Equity, Trump, & Life on the Road
by Jamie McGonnigal - Apr 18, 2017

AEA President Kate Shindle is currently starring in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME. She took a moment from her cross-country drive to chat with BroadwayWorld. (more...)

NYC Hosts Annual #PoetweetNYC Twitter Poetry Contest, Thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

In honor of National Poetry Month, the City of New York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture) will host the annual “PoetweetNYC” Twitter poetry contest. From April 17 through 21, 2017, eligible poems sent using the hashtag #PoetweetNYC will be considered for the grand prize: publication in Metro New York on April 27, Poem in Your Pocket Day. Entries will be judged by an expert panel led by First Lady Chirlane McCray. This year, the contest coincides with Immigrant Heritage Week, so participants are encouraged to submit poetweets that celebrate our city's rich immigrant heritage. Visit nyc.gov/poem for official rules and eligibility. (more...)

Seattle to Workshop New Comedy About Melania Trump To Make American Theatre Great Again!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Jacques Lamarre's hilarious new comedy MY VHITE HOUSE* CHRISTMAS SPASHIAL VITH MELANIA (*LIVE FROM TRUMP TOWER) will be receiving a three-performance public workshop at the Jewel Box Theatre at the Rendezvous located at 2322 Second Avenue in Seattle. (more...)

Community Celebration Takes Center Stage at 2017 Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The 33rd annual Helen Hayes Awards will be celebrated at the historicLincoln Theatre at 7:30 pm on May 15, with accomplished actors E. Faye Butler and Lawrence Redmond as hosts. The line-up of award presenters includes artistic leaders from across the Washington region, highlighting the depth and breadth of a theatre community recognized worldwide for the quality and diversity of its work. Following the awards, a roof-raising dance party gets underway at the world-renowned 9:30 Club. Both events honor 236 Helen Hayes Award nominees drawn from 200 eligible productions presented in 2016. Tickets for the combined Awards Ceremony and Dance Party are $275 for premium seating, $150 for balcony seating, and can be purchased online. (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

Author of TRUMP NATION Shares Skepticism of Trump's Religious Practices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The president and First Lady Melania Trump, although not attending church as often since taking office, appeared at Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Church in Florida.  (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Beth Malone, and More Headline Concert to Benefit Denver Actor's Fund
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017

Ebner-Page Productions presents United in Love benefiting the Denver Actors Fund. Starring Annaleigh Ashford, Andy Kelso, Mara Davi and Beth Malone, Sunday, April 30, 2017, Lone Tree Arts Center (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA Thrills Audiences on Nights of a Thousand Stars at Diamond Head Theatre
by Anton Anderssen - Apr 15, 2017

Evita used United Airlines' tactics when it came to getting what she wanted. She had no problem sending thugs with badges to rough up anyone who disobeyed her. Yet, at the same time, she had immeasurable compassion for the poor. Her marriage to dictator Juan Peron is one of the great romances of the 20th century. Whenever I can see EVITA, whether it be in London, Broadway or thousands of miles across the ocean, I make every effort to pay homage to this fascinating woman. (more...)

Ruth's Chris Steak House To Host Exclusive, Pairing Dinner With Johnnie Walker Whisky
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

PRNewswire/ Pioneer of the TasteMaker tradition, Ruth's Chris Steak House is serving an exceptional, five-course dining experience featuring the whiskies of Johnnie Walker. Hosted exclusively at Ruth's Chris Steak House locations across the nation on April 27, the dinner will be the third in a series of acclaimed TasteMaker Dinners. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Trojan Horse' Episode of SCANDAL on ABC
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On the next episode of SCANDAL titled 'Trojan Horse' Season 6 Episode 11 Promo - Olivia and the team are determined to bring down Peus, but as the Electoral College vote nears, the fight for power claims another victim. (more...)

Kate Del Castillo & Carlos Ponce to Host Telemundo's 2017 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARD
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Telemundo announced today that internationally acclaimed actress Kate del Castillo and renowned actor, singer, songwriter and TV Host Carlos Ponce will be the official hosts of the 2017 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARD, which will broadcast Thursday, April 27 at 8pm/7c (more...)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus to Premiere SILENT VOICES at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On May 12 & 13, the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus will premiere their new work Silent Voices at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus, and comes at the culmination of their year-long 25th anniversary season. (more...)

BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus. (more...)

'Today' Show Contributing Correspondent Jenna Bush Hager will Emcee 11th Annual Mirror Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Jenna Bush Hager, a contributing correspondent for NBC News' 'Today' show, will serve as master of ceremonies at the 11th annual  Mirror Awards ceremony June 13 in New York City. The event is sponsored by Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors17. (more...)

Photos: First Look at Jaygee Macapugay, Mark Bautista & More in HERE LIES LOVE in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre is currently presenting the star-studded, immersive theatrical event, Here Lies Love. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Aimee Mann Confirms Additional East Coast Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Acclaimed artist Aimee Mann confirms additional East Coast tour dates this June with stops in Brooklyn, Providence, Port Washington, Portsmouth and more. Tickets can be purchased here (more...)

Who Should Host the 2017 TONY AWARDS? BWW Shares Our Top 5 Picks
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 10, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Tony Award season is just around the corner, leading theater fans to speculate as to who will serve as host of this year's ceremony, returning to Radio City on June 11th. (more...)

Tragedy Reunites Artist Geoff Alpert With His Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Due to personal tragedy we may eventually find ourselves on a new path moving toward personal re-discovery. Certainly not as a willing participant but none the less the day to day things in our life, the things that seemed important to us and everyone around us, now pales by comparison. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 1, 2017
by - Apr 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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