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Birmingham Stage Company's Production of David Walliams' GANGSTA GRANNY Makes West End Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

???????To celebrate their 25th anniversary next year, Birmingham Stage Company - the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories Live On Stage - today announce the West End debut of David Walliams' bestselling book - Gangsta Granny. The smash-hit production which was recently nominated for a UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People, opens at the Garrick theatre on 1 August 2017, with previews from 26 July, and runs until 3 September, direct from an extensive UK tour. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting for Bonnie Greer's THE HOTEL CERISE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the cast for the world premiere of Bonnie Greer's new play The Hotel Cerise, directed by Femi Elufowoju, jr. Inspired by Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard the production is a key part of the theatre's focus on commissioning new work and adaptations. Ellen Thomas leads the company, with El Anthony, Madeline Appiah, Michael Bertenshaw, Nicholas Beveney, Andrew Dennis, Abhin Galeya, Lacharne Jolly, Corey Montague-Sholay, Claire Prempeh, Alexis Rodney and Angela Wynter. The production opens on 25 October with previews from 20 October and runs until 12 November.   (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting for WILD HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Hampstead's Associate Artist Howard Davies. Geoffrey Streatfeild will make his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of Platonov. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HOTEL CERISE Rehearses
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

As the leader of the free world ends his eight years in office, a black middle class family risk losing their beloved hotel and cherry orchard, where Martin Luther King once rested and Miles Davis played. (more...)

Frank Sinatra's 'World On A String' 4CD/DVD Box Set to Be Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Frank Sinatra never had a problem with language barriers, he spoke to the heart. His songs served as the soundtrack to people's lives around the world. (more...)

BWW Review: SINATRA 101 Puts You at the Sands with Frank and his Big Band
by Shari Barrett - Nov 29, 2016

As a lifelong fan of Frank Sinatra thanks in part to my Mom being one of the bobbysoxers who fawned over him as I did for the Beatles, I was thrilled to jump at the chance to attend SINATRA 101 at the El Portal in Noho on November 26, 2016 at one of the 2 shows they did that date. Since 2011, Matt Mauser and the 101 Big Band led by Pete Jacobs have been playing Frank Sinatra's greatest hits with high-octane arrangements. Their collaboration captures Sinatra at the height of his career at the Sands Hotel in early 1966, backed by Quincy Jones conducting the Count Basie Orchestra. (more...)

Mark Burnett Secures Exclusive Life Rights Deal with MGM New Joint Venture Gato Grande Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Mark Burnett, MGM's President of Television and Digital, said today that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's new joint venture GATO GRANDE (Big Cat) PRODUCTIONS has acquired the exclusive life rights to Mexican singer and International icon Luis Miguel. (more...)

'America's Got Talent' Winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Wraps up 2016 with Holiday Tour & New Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

2016 may have been a year filled with ups and downs for most, but it's been a non-stop rocket ride up for America's Got Talent winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/13/2016
by BWW - Nov 13, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/13/2016 for Boston (more...)

CAPITOL RECORDS TO LAUNCH YEAR-LONG 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN NOVEMBER EXTENSIVE SLATE OF PROJECTS WILL ENCOMPASS MUSIC, FILM AND LITERARY WORLDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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CAPITOL RECORDS TO LAUNCH YEAR-LONG 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN NOVEMBER EXTENSIVE SLATE OF PROJECTS WILL ENCOMPASS MUSIC, FILM AND LITERARY WORLDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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Frank Sinatra Tribute Band To Debut At Cabaret Fringe Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Crooner talent Denis Sheridan, Foenander Brothers, Rick Woodroffe, Bob Foley and Bill Parton are all set to feature in front of the 18-piece Adelaide Big Band to debut a tribute to global musical icon Frank Sinatra on 16 June 2017 at the Arkaba Hotel as part of the Cabaret Fringe Festival. (more...)

Iration Releases New Single 'Fly With Me' / Debuts at No. 1 on iTunes Reggae Songs
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

As they prepare to spend the summer on tour with Slightly Stoopid, reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION released a brand new single 'Fly with Me' this past Friday (May 19) as a special treat for their fans. (more...)

Musical Adventures Announced at the Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Audiences across Coventry and Warwickshire are invited to take a seat at the Belgrade Theatre this June with a line up of musical shows that are not to be missed. (more...)

David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

3…2…1… Blast Off! Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences will have the chance to experience an explosively funny space adventure as David Walliams' stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon touches down in Edinburgh this August. (more...)

Bway's Michael-Leon Wooley and Deborah S. Craig Join the Cast of (mostly)musicals: CRIME SCENE 3.13, Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Michael-Leon Wooley (B'way: LITTLE SHOP, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Film: Disney's THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, DREAMGIRLS) and Deborah S. Craig (B'way: SPELLING BEE, TV: TRANSPARENT) will sing at the E Spot Lounge in (mostly)musicals: CRIME SCENE - the 22nd entry in this popular series of themed cabarets - on Monday, March 13th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals Returns to the E Spot Lounge with CRIME SCENE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

On March 13, (mostly)musicals returned to the E Spot Lounge in Studio City with CRIME SCENE: a uniquely entertaining evening of songs so good, it might be illegal! (more...)

BWW Review: Taylor and Bologna's LOVE ALLWAYS Enjoys L.A. Premiere at Gray Studios
by Shari Barrett - Mar 27, 2017

Comprised of 10 short plays in 2 acts about the follies and foibles of love and lovers, LOVE ALLWAYS addresses the subjects of love and romance which have long provided great source material for comedy, created from the pens of two proven masters of American comedy. With busy careers in film, television and Broadway, Taylor and Bologna have defied the Hollywood odds with a marriage that's lasted 51 years (so far). And no doubt, many of the relationship stories shared must be of a very personal nature to them, or perhaps some of their closest friends! (more...)

BWW Review: Harvey Granat Spotlights Jimmy Van Heusen to an Enthusiastic Audience in His Latest SONGS AND STORIES at 92Y
by Alix Cohen - Mar 18, 2017

Though all of Harvey Granat's midday events are illuminating and entertaining, his most recent SONGS AND STORIES on March 16 at 92Y could've easily continued at least another half hour buoyed by audience enthusiasm. The event's special guests, author/producer/journalist Will Friedwald (who has his own 92Y series), and President of Jimmy Van Heusen's catalog, his great nephew, Brook Babcock, were both knowledgeable, engaging raconteurs. It was also a great pleasure to watch the two men join infectiously enjoying the afternoon. (more...)

New Musical THE SUPERHERO Will Fly to Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The world premiere of a brand-new, one-man musical will be the first musical to be performed in Southwark Playhouse's Little space. (more...)

Photo Flash: (Mostly) Musicals Features Killer Line-Up Tonight at E Spot Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

BE ON THE LOOKOUT! A high caliber lineup of criminally talented performers is headed toward the E Spot Lounge. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016: TOM BURLINSON PERFORMS 'SINATRA AT THE SANDS' To Two Thousand Fans
by Barry Lenny - Jun 29, 2016

Burlinson has a marvellous voice that suits Sinatra's music like a glove. (more...)

Masterworks Broadway Announces Summer 2016 Releases
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

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'POUPEES DE PARIS', 'GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' and 'LOOKING GLASS' Recordings Out This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Masterworks Broadway announces its Summer 2016 releases including three classic albums from the archives - Sid and Marty Krofft's Les Poupees de Paris - 1964 World Fair Recording (July 8), I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road - Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording (August 8), and Alice Through the Looking Glass - 1966 Television Soundtrack Recording (September 9). Upon release, each title will be accompanied by new album pages and photos on MasterworksBroadway.com. (more...)

Harpist Erin Hill Releases New Album of Covers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

You may not know her by name, but it's highly likely that you've seen the enormously talented musician/actor Erin Hill on TV or on stage. A masterful harpist with a golden singing voice, Hill has performed as back-up to such major artists as Kanye West, Enya, moby, Cyndi Lauper, '80s new wave icons A-ha, Randy Newman, Sinead O'Connor, Jewel, and many others. In addition, Hill has appeared on several TV shows such as Bravo's Million Dollar Listing and Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show appearing in the infamous skit as the “Pretty White Girl” who sings Dave's darkest, most private thoughts, PLUS the Tim Robbins film Cradle Will Rock, HBO's The Chris Rock Show, and PBS'sAmerican Masters. (more...)

Old School Square in Delray Beach Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Old School Square has served for over 25 years as the gathering place for Delray Beach, and the 2016-17 Season will launch a new era of arts and entertainment for all ages. (more...)

FST to Celebrate Songs of Sammy Cahn This Summer with COME FLY WITH ME!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

The legendary lyrical talent of Sammy Cahn takes center stage in FST's first Summer Cabaret production, "Come Fly with Me!" The Sammy Cahn Songbook. With lyrics by Sammy Cahn, music by Jule Styne & Jimmy Van Heusen, this dynamic cast of four will perform from June 14 through July 17 in the John C. Court Cabaret. Subscriptions are available for $39 and may be purchased online at floridastudiotheatre.org or by phone at 941-366-9000. (more...)

1812 Productions Presents JillineFest in Support of The Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2016

1812 Productions is pleased to begin its 20th anniversary season with JillineFest, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program. JillineFest is a week-long showcase of original works by female solo artists who are past residents of the Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program. JillineFest will also feature opening and closing cabaret events starring many artists who were both friends and stage-partners of Ms. Ringle. (more...)

Tickets to PAM ANN's 2017 Dates at London's Leicester Square Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

The A-List queen of the skies, Pam Ann plans to land the Louboutin's on international turf and hit the tarmac running, with her celebratory 20th anniversary UK tour. Tickets for Leicester Square Theatre shows are now on sale. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive First Listen: Steven Davis' New Album 'The Way You Look Tonight'; Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Steven Davis will release his new album 'The Way You Look Tonight' on June 17, 2016. BWW exclusively premieres the title song 'The Way You Look Tonight'! (more...)

COME FLY WITH ME! and More Slated for Florida Studio Theatre's Summer Cabaret Season Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Florida Studio Theatre's Summer Cabaret Season will present the best of Sammy Cahn in 'Come Fly with Me!' The Sammy Cahn Songbook, the interactive sleight of hand show, The CardShark, and the energetic and inventive female trio, The GiGi's. (more...)

LES POUPEES DE PARIS - 1964 World Fair Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Masterworks Broadway recently announced its Summer 2016 releases including three classic albums from the archives - Sid and Marty Krofft's Les Poupees de Paris - 1964 World Fair Recording (out today, July 8), I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road - Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording (August 8), and Alice Through the Looking Glass - 1966 Television Soundtrack Recording (September 9). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 7/03/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/03/2016 for Miami (more...)

Free Website WeTravel Officially Launched After Powering $5 Million Independent Group Trips
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

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BWW Review: Megan Hilty, Matthew Morrison Join The New York Pops
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2016

Taking a break from Carnegie Hall, The New York Pops travels to Forest Hills Stadium for summer fun with two Broadway favorites. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 1/29/2017
by BWW - Jan 29, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/29/2017 for San Antonio (more...)

Robert Habermann Sings HIS WAY at Barking Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Award winning singer Robert Habermann brings the highly acclaimed His Way to Barking on Friday 24th February. His Way tells the whole unexpurgated story of the rise and fall of Frank Sinatra with many of Sinatra's wonderful songs including: Come Fly with Me, Fly Me To The Moon, Witchcraft, You Make Me Feel So Young, Strangers In The Night, My Way, New York New York and many more. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 1/22/2017
by BWW - Jan 22, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/22/2017 for San Antonio (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 1/15/2017
by BWW - Jan 15, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/15/2017 for San Antonio (more...)

Pam Ann to Head Out on 20th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The A-List queen of the skies, Pam Ann plans to land the Louboutin's on international turf and hit the tarmac running, with her celebratory 20th anniversary UK tour which touches down in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Salford, Jersey, Reading, St Albans, Brighton, Norwich, Cambridge, Newcastle & Glasgow in 2017. (more...)

Pam Ann Brings 20th Anniversary Tour Across the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The A-List queen of the skies, Pam Ann plans to land the Louboutin's on international turf and hit the tarmac running, with her celebratory 20th anniversary UK tour which touches down in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Salford, Jersey, Reading, St Albans, Brighton, Norwich, Cambridge, Newcastle & Glasgow in 2017. (more...)

Tony Sands Leads A Must-See For Any Sinatra Fan At The Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

It was a Very Good Year: A Tribute To Frank Sinatra This show is a must-see for any Sinatra fan! Tony Sands will be performing such hits as, That's Life, Come Fly with Me, Luck Be A Lady, My Way, New York New York, and many more. Mr. Sands will be accompanied by his fabulous live band. Don't miss this one of a kind musical tribute to Frank Sinatra. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents MUSIC ON THE ROCK: The Music of The Rat Pack
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Playhouse has kicked off its 2017 season with a month of music celebrating genres ranging from rock to country, and everything in between.  Continuing with this music marathon, The Music of the Rat Pack, a Music on the Rock special featuring timeless music from the golden age of American standards, will run from March 9th through the 19th at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville.   (more...)

(mostly)musicals Returns to the E Spot Lounge in March with A Truly Killer Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

???????Following their success of January's songsforaHAPPYnewyear, (mostly)musicals will return to the E Spot Lounge for CRIME SCENE - the 22nd entry in their series of themed cabarets - on Monday, March 13th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Old School Square to Present Nine Spectacular Concerts & Shows in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Old School Square is presenting nine spectacular shows and concerts in March. Tickets for all of them are available for online purchase now atwww.OldSchoolSquare.org. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Casting for GOOD CANARY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces full casting for Zach Helm's Good Canary, directed by Award winning actor and director, John Malkovich. (more...)

Frank Sinatra's 'World On A String' 4CD/DVD Box Set to Be Released 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Frank Sinatra never had a problem with language barriers, he spoke to the heart. His songs served as the soundtrack to people's lives around the world. (more...)

Request Tunes in Real Time at Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch's Online Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

On Sunday, August 28 at 7pm, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch will perform an in-home online live concert. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 22, 2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Chris Pinnella and 12-Piece Band to Bring SINATRA AT THE SANDS to Asbury Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Flashback to 1966 Las Vegas & join powerhouse vocalist Chris Pinnella along with a 12-Piece Big Band as they perform the iconic live album 'Sinatra at the Sands' from beginning to end. Featuring the Quincy Jones & Count Basie arrangements and led by jazz bassist Gary Mazzaroppi (Stan Getz, Buddy Rich, Les Paul Trio). (more...)

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