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Forrest Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
1114 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

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book: Bruce Sussman; lyrics: Bruce Sussman; music: Barry Manilow; dir: Tony Speciale.



Review Roundup: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at the Old Vic
by Review Roundups - Jul 27, 2017

The Old Vic presents the World Premiere of Girl From the North Country, an electrifying new work written and directed by Conor McPherson along with classic songs from Bob Dylan. Girl from the North Country plays at the Old Vic until 7 October. (more...)

BWW Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, Old Vic
by Marianka Swain - Jul 27, 2017

Defiantly rejecting the standard jukebox model, Conor McPherson's much-anticipated new work mining the back catalogue of Bob Dylan is labelled 'a play with songs' - or perhaps that should be a play and songs, with two distinct forms of storytelling weaving around one another, reflecting, deepening, revealing, in exquisitely soulful Harmony. (more...)

Nashville's Elliot Root Premieres 'Lost Man Running' via PopMatters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

In anticipation of Conjure, the debut full-length record from up and coming Nashville band Elliot Root (out August 25 on E.R. Recordings/Thirty Tigers), PopMatters is premiering the track “Lost Man Running,” (more...)

Parisian Future House Artist Tchami Shares New Video 'World To Me' ft. Luke James
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Miami-based Parisian DJ Tchami has released his new video “World to Me' featuring Luke James via his own label Confession. The track is from his highly anticipated forthcoming EP Revelations. Catch the video below! (more...)

Abraham Lincoln and More to Take the Stage in Shattered Globe Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2017-18 Season, featuring three Chicago premiere productions! (more...)

Catch a Rising Star at York Theatre Company's Summer Intensive Showcase Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Catch a rising star of tomorrow!  The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues its education programming with the 2017 Summer Intensive Musical Theatre Training Program Showcase, featuring middle and high school students  in a special one-night only performance on Friday, July 28, 2017. (more...)

A Service Featuring Ralph Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor Announced for St. Bart's Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

The 23rd annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bartholomew's Church continues on Sunday, August 13, at 11 am with Ralph Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor for unaccompanied double choir.   (more...)

Jason Tramm to Make Conducting Debut at the 2017 Narnia Festival in Italy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Noted American conductor Jason Tramm makes his Italian 2017 Narnia Festival conducting debut with several scheduled performances -  including two new, fully staged productions of "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica" from Puccini's celebrated and enigmatic ensemble of one act operas, "IL TRITICO." Directing the productions Tramm will be working with Maria Rosaria Omaggi,  the accomplished Italian actress and writer. (more...)

Sensational Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons Tribute Show Comes To St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Oh What A Night audiences are in for when Bye Bye Baby comes to the Concert Room at Liverpool's St George's Hall on Thursday 31st August. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry & The Weeknd Lead MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARD Nominations; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

MTV today announced nominations for the 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS exclusively on Instagram Live, with Kendrick Lamar scoring the most of the year with eight nominations for his video “HUMBLE.” (more...)

Fifth Harmony To Release Third Album 'Fifth Harmony' August 25th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

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Tony Award-Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to Co-Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On Monday, August 21 at 8:30pm, A Little New Music will present its fifteenth concert collaboration with an eclectic array of artists performing original musical theatre songs at the historic Catalina Jazz Club.  (more...)

VIDEO: Fifth Harmony Performs 'Down' ft. Gucci Mane on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Fifth Harmony performed 'Down' with help from Gucci Mane. Their new self-titled album drops on August 5th. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Bridget Everett, Joe Gulla, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, July 26 - August 6, including Bridget Everett, Unitard, Jean Rohe, Bakia Quartet, joe Gulla, Marie-Claire, Thomas John, Olivia Chaney, Shaina Taub, The Dan Band, That's Not Tango, The Skivvies, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Camila Cabello Named Radio Disney's Newest NBT Featured Artist
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Multiplatinum award-winning singer and songwriter Camila Cabello has been named Radio Disney's 'NBT' (Next Big Thing) – a multiplatform program that spotlights rising artists and showcases their journey as they pursue their musical dreams. Beginning in August, Cabello's journey as a solo singer/songwriter will be featured in a series of 'NBT' videos on Disney Channel and across multiple Radio Disney platforms.  (more...)

BWW Sydney Interview: Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Ahead of Their Australian TOGETHER Concert Tour
by Jade Kops - Jul 25, 2017

BWW Sydney was thrilled to have the opportunity of interviewing two Musical Theatre legends, Michael Ball OBE and Alfie Boe, currently in Sydney promoting their upcoming TOGETHER tour. (more...)

Las Cruces Symphony and Pacific Arts Society Come to Spencer 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

More than 44 musicians with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra join a cast of professional singers and dancers from the United States and Europe in Shining A New Light on the Arts, an original blend of cutting-edge classical and contemporary performing arts. The two-act Pacific Arts Society production on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. features an elaborate counterpoint of soaring classical vocals matched by lyrical and spirited dance. (more...)

BWW Review: EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL at CATF
by Johnna Leary - Jul 24, 2017

A beautiful story of redemption and forgiveness within a family, Everything is Wonderful truly is a wonderful show at CATF this summer. While still handling a dark subject matter, the tone and eventual outcome of the show is much more light-hearted than one would expect walking in and Ed Herendeen's direction of the family tale of love and loss is astounding. (more...)

3-D Balloon Theatre Experiment STAGING WITTGENSTEIN to Play Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Following packed houses at a series of performances in New York's SoHo and Lower East Side, 3D Artist/Theatre Maker Blair Simmons brings her balloon-filled theatrical linguistic exploration Staging Wittgenstein to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival - the single biggest cultural celebration on Earth. (more...)

M. Ward to Play Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

M. Ward will bring WHISPERTOWN to the Fox Theatre on Friday, October 13, 2017. (more...)

Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull. (more...)

BWW Review: Café Nordo's SUNDOWN AT THE DEVIL'S HOUSE is Anything But Hellish
by Jay Irwin - Jul 22, 2017

Don't let this worry you but it's time to summon the Devil. Well that's the conceit of the current show at Cafe Nordo, "Sundown at the Devil's House". And while they may not summon up THE Devil they do summon up some delicious food, hilarious and touching antics and rockin' music making for a devilishly good time. (more...)

BWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at The Israeli Opera
by Ronit Suzan - Jul 22, 2017

For such a highly renowned opera such as Madama Butterfly numerous productions have been presented in the past century all around the world, and rightfully so, but with the new exquisite Israeli-Italian production, under the innovative and fresh direction of Keita Asari, it's clear that there's always room for more productions such as this. (more...)

Michael McDonald's 'Find it in Your Heart' Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

“Find it in Your Heart,” the new single from five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and acclaimed singer/songwriter Michael McDonald, is premiering via NPR Music's “Songs We Love” which raves, “Within seconds of the opening 'oohs' and warm, groovy vibes of McDonald's new song, (more...)

Cricket Wireless Launches Hot Summer Deals: 2 Lines With Unlimited High-Speed Data for $80 and Cool New Smartphones
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

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Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 7/21 - 7/27 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 7/21 - 7/27, airing on NBC (more...)

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants Announces Côtes-du-Rhône From Second Wine Collaboration With Boisset Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a lifestyle dining brand and home to the largest wine club in the U.S., announces today its latest wine collaboration with Jean-Charles Boisset of Boisset Collection, one of the world's leading family-owned luxury fine wine companies. The exclusive production wine, Collaboration Deux, a Côtes-du-Rhône from the family's Bonpas winery near Avignon, France, was created for the Cooper's Hawk 250,000-plus member Wine Club as the 'Wine of the Month'. A full-bodied wine with well rounded tannins, this 115,000-barrel blend can be sampled across all 29 Cooper's Hawk tasting rooms and restaurants during August. The Côtes-du-Rhône wine marks the second collaboration between Cooper's Hawk and Jean-Charles and the Boisset family. (more...)

Ford Theater Announces Three Amazing Evenings of Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Music Center On Location and the Ford Theatres today announced the line-up of a co-presentation featuring groundbreaking music and dance artists for three performances at the recently renovated Ford Theatres.  The program includes a dance performance of Awaa by acclaimed choreographer Aszure Barton on Friday, August 18, 2017; a double bill of contemporary dance by the innovative Jacob Jonas The Company and experimental electronic music from Tim Hecker with Kara-Lis Coverdale on Saturday, August 19, 2017; and a one-of-a-kind concert under the stars by singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright on Sunday, August 20, 2017.  The three-night engagement at the outdoor amphitheatre is part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! Series. (more...)

New Video 'I'm On Fire' From Chuck Negron Makes Emotional Impact
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

When Chuck Negron co-penned 'I'm on Fire' he included lyrics that were extremely personal and self-reflective of his life story. The ups and downs of the singer's career and personal life have often been played out in the public eye and it's no secret that he endured an infamous battle with drug addiction in the height of his career with Three Dog Night. Now 25 years sober, the video for the song highlights the highs and lows through images and clips from his rock star life. The new album, titled Negron Generations is available now at ChuckNegron.com and all digital music outlets as announced by ABC News Radio. (more...)

The Canadian Arabic Orchestra Will Launch Inaugural FESTIVAL OF ARABIC MUSIC & ART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Running from October 28 to November 12, the Festival will present a series of concerts and other live performances across the GTA including Toronto, Mississauga and Brampton, both free and ticketed events with almost 100 artists, local and from around the world. The CAO and FAMA aim to promote intercultural dialogue among the tapestry of Canadian society through music and art, and seek to connect expatriate Arabs, and non-Arab communities, and to build bridges through the musical heritage of Arab culture. (more...)

Dick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In Television
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that beloved actor Dick Van Dyke will receive the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines.  This year's event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces 61st Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Michigan's longest running, nonprofit, professional theatre announces its 61st season. The Detroit Repertory Theatre continues its mission to produce indigenous, diversity centered theatre and to democratize the arts from its legendary inner city stage in the heart of Detroit.  (more...)

Standup Comedy with Wise Crackers and AMERICAN IDOL Finalist Aaron Kelly Coming to Millbrook Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, have announced the addition of special event programming in their summer season. The new initiative will be kicked off this weekend with two very special events; American Idol finalist Aaron Kelly with Flipside and Wise Crackers Comedy. (more...)

NJSO to Perform AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Score Live This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents the 1951 film An American in Paris with a live performances of the score, November 25-26 in Newark and New Brunswick. Gene Kelly stars as a former American GI who falls for Parisian Leslie Caron; the film features classic songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Constantine Kitsopoulos conducts. (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jul 19, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017/18 season, George Orwell's 1984, in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The play 1984 is based on George Orwell's dystopian novel published in 1949. In 2005 the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, cold war, and Newspeak have permanently entered into common use since its first publication. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 7/19 - 7/25 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 7/19 - 7/25, airing on NBC (more...)

CATZILLA to Return to The Prop Thtr
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Prop Thtr has announced that Catzilla 5, A Cat Fest!, the annual cat-themed cabaret now in its fifth year, is to return to the Prop Thtr on August 25 and 26. An event celebrating all things feline, Catzilla spotlights performances by a wide array of variety performers. The show features dancers, circus acts, comedy, performance artists, musical acts, and one-acts starring real cats. The event also features a cat kitsch give-a-way. Patrons may enjoy a bit of pre- and post-show shopping in the gallery potion of the venue, where cat-themed arts and crafts are to be offered for sale and auction. A portion of the all sales will be donated to Harmony House For Cats. (more...)

LEIMAY Unveil World Premiere of FRANTIC BEAUTY at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The multidisciplinary duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya and the LEIMAY Ensemble return to BAM Fisher with FRANTIC BEAUTY, the newest evening-length work representing the mid-point in their BECOMING pentalogy. Combining the LEIMAY Ensemble's signature physicality layered over vivid visual landscapes, this world premiere reflects on society's pursuit of and relationship to beauty. (more...)

William Shatner to Guest Star on MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Exciting new adventures are on the horizon for the Mane 6 and some very special celebrity guests in the continuation of the seventh season of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, returning to Discovery Family on Saturday, August 5 at 11:30a/10:30c (more...)

Shaina Taub, Mavi Diaz & Las Folkies, And More This Week At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

See what's happening at Joe's Pub this week! (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 7/18 - 7/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 7/18 - 7/24, airing on NBC (more...)

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy 2017 Summer Season of Events in Full Swing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) are proud to present the full lineup of events and activities for the 2017 summer season. Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of free cultural, educational, and recreational events, as well as expanded opportunities to volunteer and support this world-class waterfront park. (more...)

IRT and the Arctic Group presents POMEGRENADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Arctic Group is proud to present Pomegrenade, as part of IRT's 3B developmental series, a new play by Ran Xia. (more...)

BWW Review: MY WAY at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Jul 16, 2017

Start spreading the news; the best musical tribute to Frank Sinatra that you will ever experience is now running in Berlin, CT, at the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre! (more...)

Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to announce a revue featuring four actors, a piano and 28 of Lehrer's satirical songs, written in the 1950s and 1960s and known for their 'witty naughtiness'. (more...)

The Arc Theatre's All-Female Production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Opens 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Arc Theatre joins Ridgeville Park District's Shakespeare on the Ridge series again this summer with an all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, directed by Natalie Sallee* and Teddy Boone* playing July 22nd through August 13th at Ridgeville Park, 908 Seward St., Evanston. ADMISSION IS FREE. The Press Preview is Friday, July 21st at 7pm. (more...)

Jnthn Stein Collaborates with Bxrber on 'Master Control' Out Now on EtcEtc Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed Brooklyn-based producer, multi-instrumentalist and live performer JNTHN STEIN drops his latest single 'Master Control', featuring North London rapper and past collaborator, BXRBER. An irresistibly funky and soulful track, 'Master Control' is the third and last addition to his 'Everything is a Drug' EP, out now on etcetc Music. (more...)

MUSIC ON THE GREEN Concert Series Features Free Entertainment, Family Fun
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

New Haven (www.infonewhaven.com) is gearing up to host its annual free concert series, Music On The Green, presented by Yale-New Haven Health. These two special Saturday events will feature the soulful sounds of The Stylistics on July 22 and the renowned, chart-topping singer/percussionist Sheila E. on July 29th. Each concert will start promptly at 7:30 p.m. with no opening acts featured. (more...)

The Romantics Guitarist Michael Skill to Release New Solo Single '67 Riot'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

From the man who crafted such hit singles as “What I Like About You,” “Talking in Your Sleep,” and “One In A Million,” comes a new gritty blues-rock single about the riots that forever changed his hometown of Detroit in 1967. (more...)

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