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Sheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena StageSheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Come and dance the blues away with Five Guys Named Moe! Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootcandy, director of The Mountaintop at Arena Stage) returns to Arena Stage to direct an explosive, reimagined tribute to the 'King of the Jukebox'-legendary composer and saxophonist Louis Jordan. This modernized production features new orchestrations for classic songs, including 'Let the Good Times Roll' and 'Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby,' and a contemporary twist on the five Moes, now a hit boy band set in 2014. This dynamic musical revue features musical direction by Darryl G. Ivey (assistant music director for original Broadway production of Five Guys Named Moe) and choreography by Byron Easley (off-Broadway's Langston in Harlem). A co-production with Cleveland Play House, Five Guys Named Moe runs November 14-December 28, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

HOW WE GOT ON: a Coming-of-Age Story Set During the Golden Age of Hip-Hop Comes to the Outcalt Theatre 10/24–11/16HOW WE GOT ON: a Coming-of-Age Story Set During the Golden Age of Hip-Hop Comes to the Outcalt Theatre 10/24–11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Cleveland Play House proudly introduces their production of How We Got On, the coming-of-age story of three teens whose passion for hip-hop and determination to succeed generates creativity, artistry and friendship. Playwright Idris Goodwin's How We Got On will delight Cleveland audiences with its uplifting message and great grooves. Directed by Jaime Castañeda, and featuring an eclectic cast of actors including Cleveland School of the Arts graduate Cyndii Johnson, How We Got On is sure to have audiences of all ages feeling the beat October 24 - November 16 in the Outcalt Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. This production of How We Got On is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic. (more...)

NewSCRipts Series Features Rajiv Joseph's 'MR. WOLF' at South Coast RepertoryNewSCRipts Series Features Rajiv Joseph's 'MR. WOLF' at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

A new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph looks at how the miraculous recovery of an abducted child impacts not only the family, but the victim. The play, MR. WOLF, is featured in a staged reading at South Coast Repertory on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. This SCR commission is part of the theatre company's NewSCRipts reading series. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the DixonTN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Inspired by both titles of William Shakespeare's popular, musical comedy, Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, continues its seventh season of plays with a turn-of-the-century musical hall production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will. (more...)

Starz Is 'Playing Favorites' on Encore With Channel Changes & TV Series/Movie OfferingsStarz Is 'Playing Favorites' on Encore With Channel Changes & TV Series/Movie Offerings
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Already a favorite for consumers as the most widely subscribed premium pay TV service in the United States with 35 million subscribers, Starz has strengthened ENCORE and its family of thematic multiplex channels and service offerings. (more...)

Lynne Taylor-Corbett to Direct Industry Readings of ASKING FOR IT This MonthLynne Taylor-Corbett to Direct Industry Readings of ASKING FOR IT This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Asking For It, written and performed by Joanna Rush, under the direction of two-time Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett, will run two invited industry performances in New York City at Theater at St. Luke's, Wednesday, May 13th, 3PM & 8PM. Theatre at St. Luke's is located at 308 West 46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues in New York City. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE, Beg. TonightClarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running tonight, 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on BroadwayGod Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 8, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company! (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Louis Armstrong House Museum is celebrating Jazz Appreciation month in style this April. 85 years ago, Louis Armstrong recorded one of his all-time masterpieces, 'West End Blues,' one of the most important records in jazz history. For Jazz Appreciation Month, the Museum's historic house tours will feature an ultra rare recording of Louis Armstrong performing 'West End Blues' live at Freedomland in 1961. This performance was recently donated to the Museum's Archives by the son of Freedomland sound engineer Peter Denis. Previously unissued and not in any discographies, it will be featured only during Jazz Appreciation Month! This recording compliments the Museum's current exhibit, Louis Armstrong at Freedomland that closes April 30, 2012. (more...)

'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 7, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series to Feature Pamatmat's AND RIGHT NOW, 3/18South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series to Feature Pamatmat's AND RIGHT NOW, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Lifelong dreams, love of literature and past reckoning. Those themes are at the heart of A. Rey Pamatmat's two-character drama, And Right Now. The new play, commissioned by South Coast Repertory, is featured in a staged reading on Monday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m., as part of SCR's 27th season of its NewSCRipts reading series. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates International Jazz Day With Never Before Heard RecordingsLouis Armstrong House Celebrates International Jazz Day With Never Before Heard Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The Louis Armstrong House Museum and Jazz Journalists Association present Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a listening session and lecture on April 30 celebrating International Jazz Day (sponsored by UNESCO), and the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month (a major initiative of the Smithsonian Institution). (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/19INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through April 19th only. (more...)

South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series Features Pamatmat's AND RIGHT NOW TonightSouth Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series Features Pamatmat's AND RIGHT NOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

Lifelong dreams, love of literature and past reckoning. Those themes are at the heart of A. Rey Pamatmat's two-character drama, And Right Now. The new play, commissioned by South Coast Repertory, is featured in a staged reading tonight, March 18, at 7:30 p.m., as part of SCR's 27th season of its NewSCRipts reading series. (more...)

Step Into the Ring and Meet the Full Cast of ROCKY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Step Into the Ring and Meet the Full Cast of ROCKY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 12, 2014

The new musical ROCKY, starring Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, opens tomorrow, March 13, at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch footage of Sylvester Stallone's speech following the first preview of Rocky on Broadway! (more...)

Fairchild, Cope, Cox, Paice, Uranowitz & von Essen to Star in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!; Plays Winter in Paris, Spring 2015 on Broadway!Fairchild, Cope, Cox, Paice, Uranowitz & von Essen to Star in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!; Plays Winter in Paris, Spring 2015 on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The cast will include Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan, Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin, Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg, and Max Von Essen as Henri Baurel. (more...)

Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, began rehearsals today (pictured, left) for the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. (more...)

COMPANY, TRIANGLE & More Among This Week's TBA Award Recommended ShowsCOMPANY, TRIANGLE & More Among This Week's TBA Award Recommended Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Each week, hundreds of adjudicators attend and evaluate eligible productions from all over the Bay Area on behalf of the TBA Awards. Based on the overall production scores from their peers, Theatre Bay Area issues a weekly list of productions that have reached the required threshold of scoring to be deemed 'recommended.'  (more...)

THE DESK, DETROIT, 'BLACK VIRGINS' and More Among This Week's TBA Awards Recommended ProductionsTHE DESK, DETROIT, 'BLACK VIRGINS' and More Among This Week's TBA Awards Recommended Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Each week, hundreds of adjudicators attend and evaluate eligible productions from all over the Bay Area on behalf of the TBA Awards. Based on the overall production scores from their peers, Theatre Bay Area issues a weekly list of productions still running that have reached the required threshold of positive scoring to earn 'TBA Awards Recommended Production' status. This week, five productions are recommended through the Theatre Bay Area awards process, which involves more than 250 industry volunteers attending shows and logging scores within 48 hours of viewing the performances.  (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

Shattered Globe Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE WHALESHIP ESSEX & THE ROSE TATTOOShattered Globe Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE WHALESHIP ESSEX & THE ROSE TATTOO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce the first two productions in its 24th Season, launching this fall with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey. In the winter, Shattered Globe mounts Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning comedy/drama THE ROSE TATTOO, directed by Greg Vinkler. The final production of the 2014-15 Season (spring 2015) will be announced shortly. (more...)

Edie Falco Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH, 4/7Edie Falco Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular interview series, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth," with award winning stage and screen actress Edie Falco on Sunday, April 7th at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Falco, the Emmy Award-winning star of "Nurse Jackie", will return to the New York stage this season in Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming The Madrid. (more...)

World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER to Open at Artists Rep, 1/28-3/2World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER to Open at Artists Rep, 1/28-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Artists Rep is honored to produce the world premiere of The Monster-Builder, a diabolical comedic treatise on modern architecture, by Amy Freed. As Freed is one of the nation's most lauded and respected new playwrights, Artists Rep is fortunate to host the inaugural production of this play. The Monster-Builder is directed by the esteemed and award-winning Art Manke and features a noteworthy West Coast cast. (more...)

Comcast's Xfinity Celebrates Black History Month with Special Entertainment Collection and Online DestinationComcast's Xfinity Celebrates Black History Month with Special Entertainment Collection and Online Destination
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Comcast, a global media and technology company, today announced Xfinity.com/celebrateblacktv, a new premier Internet destination site that brings together a wealth of black entertainment content available from a variety of sources in one, easy to navigate location. In addition, starting February 1st, Xfinity customers will gain access to special programming celebrating Black History Month available across Xfinity platforms TV, On Demand, online and on mobile devices recognizing the many contributions of the African-American culture and community to the US and the world. (more...)

World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER Opens Tonight at Artists RepWorld Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER Opens Tonight at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Artists Rep is honored to produce the world premiere of The Monster-Builder, a diabolical comedic treatise on modern architecture, by Amy Freed. As Freed is one of the nation's most lauded and respected new playwrights, Artists Rep is fortunate to host the inaugural production of this play. The Monster-Builder is directed by the esteemed and award-winning Art Manke and features a noteworthy West Coast cast. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

The Broadhurst Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM for LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, in the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. The Broadhurst Theatre is located at 235 West 44th Street. The production will play a strictly limited engagement. Opening night is Monday, April 1. Previews begin Friday, March 1. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Present Joanna Rush's ASKING FOR IT at The Players Loft, 2/11-12Amas Musical Theatre to Present Joanna Rush's ASKING FOR IT at The Players Loft, 2/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre will present three performances of 'Asking For It', an autobiographical play written and performed by Broadway veteran Joanna Rush, directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett. Three performances will take place on Monday, February 11th at 4:00pm, and Tuesday, February 12th at 3:00pm and 6:00pm at The Players Loft, 115 MacDougal Street (Third Floor). (more...)

Breaking News: Diahann Carroll Withdraws from Upcoming Broadway Revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, LaTanya Richardson Jackson Steps inBreaking News: Diahann Carroll Withdraws from Upcoming Broadway Revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, LaTanya Richardson Jackson Steps in
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that acclaimed actress Diahann Carroll has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and also starring Denzel Washington. LaTanya Richardson Jackson will assume the role of Lena Younger in the production, currently in rehearsals. (more...)

LOOKING's Raul Castillo to Lead INTAR's ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN Off-BroadwayLOOKING's Raul Castillo to Lead INTAR's ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

INTAR today announced the cast for the next production of its 2013-14 season: Adoration of the Old Woman, by Academy Award-nominated and Obie Award winning Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor will star Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles. This limited Off-Broadway engagement begins March 13th and continues through April 6th only. Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 19th. (more...)

Dougray Scott, Aunjanue Ellis Join Cast of ABC's Drama Pilot QUANTICODougray Scott, Aunjanue Ellis Join Cast of ABC's Drama Pilot QUANTICO
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter have confirmed that both Dougray Scott (HEMLOCK GROVE) and Aunjanue Ellis (THE HELP) have signed on for the drama from Josh Safran. (more...)

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) to Play Long Wharf Theatre, 3/25-4/19BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) to Play Long Wharf Theatre, 3/25-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee, directed by Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting, from March 25 through April 19. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Presents Joanna Rush's ASKING FOR IT at The Players Loft, 2/11-12Amas Musical Theatre Presents Joanna Rush's ASKING FOR IT at The Players Loft, 2/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre will present three performances of 'Asking For It', an autobiographical play written and performed by Broadway veteran Joanna Rush, directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett. Three performances will take place tonight, February 11th at 4:00pm, and Tuesday, February 12th at 3:00pm and 6:00pm at The Players Loft, 115 MacDougal Street (Third Floor). (more...)

Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS Set for NewSCRipts Reading at South Coast Rep TodayAdam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS Set for NewSCRipts Reading at South Coast Rep Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

A new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp looks at loss, regret and the tenacity of hope. The play, The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, is featured in the next NewSCRipts reading at South Coast Repertory today, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available through the Box Office at (714) 708-5555 or online at www.scr.orgA new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp looks at loss, regret and the tenacity of hope. The play, The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, is featured in the next NewSCRipts reading at South Coast Repertory today, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available through the Box Office at (714) 708-5555 or online at www.scr.org. (more...)

Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS Set for NewSCRipts Reading at South Coast Rep, 12/9Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS Set for NewSCRipts Reading at South Coast Rep, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

A new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp looks at loss, regret and the tenacity of hope. The play, The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, is featured in the next NewSCRipts reading at South Coast Repertory on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available through the Box Office at (714) 708-5555 or online at www.scr.org. (more...)

South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series to Feature GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE, 12/8South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series to Feature GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Do you believe in heaven? If so, what does it look like? That's what playwright Bekah Brunstetter explores in her new work, Going to a Place where you Already Are. It's up next for South Coast Repertory's NewSCRipts reading series on Monday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., on the Julianne Argyros Stage. Tickets are available online at ?www.scr.org. The play is an SCR commission. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Present JERUSALEM in Early 2014San Francisco Playhouse to Present JERUSALEM in Early 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English and Producing Director Susi Damilano) launches the New Year with the West Coast's first production of Jerusalem, Jez Butterworth's epic Tony and Olivier award-winning play. Bill English directs and Brian Dykstra* stars in the role of Johnny 'Rooster' Byron. The production also features Julia Belanoff, Joe Estlack, Richard James*, Riley Krull, Maggie Mason, Ian Scott McGregor*, Aaron Murphy, Paris Hunter Paul*, Chris Reber*, Joshua Schell, Devon Simpson, and Courtney Walsh. (more...)

D.C. Benny to Perform at Comix at Foxwoods on ChristmasD.C. Benny to Perform at Comix at Foxwoods on Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Comix at Foxwoods will host the versatile comedic genius, D.C. Benny for a three-night, four-performance stand-up event, which kicks off on Christmas Night at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins Tonight at Broward Stage Door TheatreFIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins Tonight at Broward Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Dec 10, 2014

Everyone knows Scrooge and Mr. Potter, but can the holiday spirit work its magic on everyone's favorite man of mystery? Back for a fourth year, Raven Theatre's Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose follows Holmes and Watson as they investigate the mysterious theft and even more mysterious discovery of the Countess of Morcar's blue carbuncle, today, December 10-January 4. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins 12/10 at Broward Stage Door TheatreFIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Begins 12/10 at Broward Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Dec 1, 2014

Rolling Stone Magazine ranked pioneering musician, songwriter and bandleader Louis Jordan number 59 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Known as 'The King of Jukebox', and 'The Grandfather of Rock 'n Roll', Jordan's music appealed to everyone - regularly topping music charts - mainstream, top ten, and pop - from the 1930s swing era into the 1950's rock and roll revolution In Five Guys Named Moe playwright Clarke Peters has fashioned an exciting, exhilarating, and exuberantly loving tribute to Jordan and his music. The production will run at Broward Stage Door Theatre from December 10th through January 18th. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

CTG to Offer Reading of USED TO WAS (MAYBE DID) with Inner-City Arts, 4/18CTG to Offer Reading of USED TO WAS (MAYBE DID) with Inner-City Arts, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

A reading of the free-flowing, hip hop-style 'Used To Was (Maybe Did)' by Brian Dykstra will be presented by CTG and Inner-City Arts on Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. as part of CTG's DouglasPlus programming. Directed by Margarett Perry, the free reading will take place in Inner-City Art's Rosenthal Theater. A reception with the artists will follow the performance. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Hosts International Jazz Day Party TodayLouis Armstrong House Hosts International Jazz Day Party Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

A fanfare by New York City trumpet stars, a premiere of newly discovered recordings from 1961 by Louis Armstrong, discussion of that music by dean of jazz critics Dan Morgenstern (who was there) and Armstrong House Museum Archivist Ricky Riccardi, a proclamation from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a soul-food reception will comprise the free-to-the-public International Jazz Day party, today, April 30, co-hosted by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House to Host International Jazz Day Party, 4/30Louis Armstrong House to Host International Jazz Day Party, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

A fanfare by New York City trumpet stars, a premiere of newly discovered recordings from 1961 by Louis Armstrong, discussion of that music by dean of jazz critics Dan Morgenstern (who was there) and Armstrong House Museum Archivist Ricky Riccardi, a proclamation from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a soul-food reception will comprise the free-to-the-public International Jazz Day party, April 30, co-hosted by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association. (more...)

LITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonLITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 24th season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced in UK Premiere of David Mamet's RACE - Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and MoreFull Cast Announced in UK Premiere of David Mamet's RACE - Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the U.K. premiere of David Mamet's Race at London's Hampstead Theatre, beginning May 23 with an official opening May 29, and running through June 29. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE; Full Cast Announced!Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running Thursday 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebrates International Jazz Day, 4/30Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebrates International Jazz Day, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Due to increased demand, the International Jazz Day event Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture on April 30th has been relocated to the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center located at 10001 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368. The program presented by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association was originally to be held at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona. The event is free and open to the public and includes a soul food reception; the program begins at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Relocates International Jazz Day CelebrationLouis Armstrong House Relocates International Jazz Day Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Due to increased demand, the International Jazz Day event Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture on April 30th has been relocated to the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center located at 10001 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368. The program presented by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association was originally to be held at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona. The event is free and open to the public and includes a soul food reception; the program begins at 2:00 pm. (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/27INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

INTAR today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through for another week, through April 27th to accommodate overwhelming demand. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2013

Louis Armstrong House Museum is celebrating Jazz Appreciation month in style this April. 85 years ago, Louis Armstrong recorded one of his all-time masterpieces, 'West End Blues,' one of the most important records in jazz history. For Jazz Appreciation Month, the Museum's historic house tours will feature an ultra rare recording of Louis Armstrong performing 'West End Blues' live at Freedomland in 1961. This performance was recently donated to the Museum's Archives by the son of Freedomland sound engineer Peter Denis. Previously unissued and not in any discographies, it will be featured only during Jazz Appreciation Month! This recording compliments the Museum's current exhibit, Louis Armstrong at Freedomland that closes April 30, 2012. (more...)

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