BWW Review: In Birdland Return, Anita Gillette's Songs & Anecdotes Are Charming & Delightful in SO, AS I WAS SAYING . . .
by Alix Cohen - Sep 30, 2015

Ninety percent of the way into her ebullient show last night at Birdland, So, As I Was Saying, Anita Gillette quotes a 1977 review of her performance in Neil Simon's Chapter Two that stated the warmth she exudes could melt glaciers. (The artist wasn't bragging, but was referring to her then difficulty in finding any glaciers, i.e., men to melt.) The description applies today. A packed audience comprised both of devoted civilian fans and theatrical luminaries cheered on the latest iteration of Gillette's dramatized life. Once again directed by Barry Kleinbort with musically directed by Paul Greenwood (who also appealingly sings duets), with Ritt Henn on bass and John Redsecker on drums, the show is as sincere and bubbly as the lady herself. (more...)

BWW Review: In Her Return to Birdland, Anita Gillette Tweets Charming Anecdotes and Chirps Delightful Songs in SO, AS I WAS SAYING . . .
by Alix Cohen - Sep 29, 2015

Ninety percent of the way into her ebullient show last night at Birdland, So, As I Was Saying, Anita Gillette quotes a 1977 review of her performance in Neil Simon's Chapter Two that stated the warmth she exudes could melt glaciers. (The artist wasn't bragging, but was referring to her then difficulty in finding any glaciers, i.e., men to melt.) The description applies today. A packed audience comprised both of devoted civilian fans and theatrical luminaries cheered on the latest iteration of Gillette's dramatized life. Once again directed by Barry Kleinbort with musically directed by Paul Greenwood (who also appealingly sings duets), with Ritt Henn on bass and John Redsecker on drums, the show is as sincere and bubbly as the lady herself. (more...)

Boy Scouts of America, New Jersey's Patriots' Path Council Set to Launch 2015 Liberty Jamboree
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

(more...)

WIZARDS AND FOOLS Opens Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Actors Forum Theatre and Magic Tree Productions present Brandon Scott's Wizards and Fools: The Hallows' Fool Moon Magic Show produced by Audrey M. Singer and Brandon Scott.  The show is centered around a quirky family preparing for a Hallows' Eve and night of the Fools Moon, a very special night as it happens only once every 100 years.   (more...)

Sacred Fools, Theatre of NOTE and Bootleg Theater to Host SEASON LAUNCH JAMBOREE, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Sacred Fools, Theatre of NOTE, and Bootleg Theater continue the Pro 99 spirit by celebrating the launch of their seasons, TOGETHER. Fun will be had on Sunday, September 27th from 5:00 PM until 11:00 PM with Live Music, Food, Drinks, and activities for the whole family. Bootleg Theater 2220 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90057. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE Cast Album Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue' is being released today, September 15th. (more...)

CommerceWest Bank and Jamboree Housing Teamed Up to Help Create More Opportunities for Lower-Income Families
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

(more...)

Joe Iconis' New Musical BE MORE CHILL Cast Recording Out on Digital Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater announce the release of the Original Cast Recording of the new musical BE MORE CHILL, with a U.S. Digital Release today, October 30; and international digital release on Friday, November 13; with physical CDs in stores and online Friday, December 18. (more...)

Joe Iconis' New Musical BE MORE CHILL Cast Recording Out on Digital Next Week; Download 'Halloween' Track
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater announce the release of the Original Cast Recording of the new musical BE MORE CHILL, with a U.S. Digital Release on Friday, October 30; and international digital release on Friday, November 13; with physical CDs in stores and online Friday, December 18. (more...)

EndTimes Productions Extends THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

EndTimes Productions, the minds behind New York's most beloved anti-holiday holiday show, NAKED HOLIDAYS, has returned to the stage after a one year hiatus with THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW. Due to overwhelming demand, four performances have been added, extending the run through 10/29 at Times Scare. (more...)

DOROTHY LOUDON AT THE BLUE ANGEL AND OTHER RARITIES Gets Release Date
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

The release launches Stage Door's COLLECTOR'S SERIES, a line of limited edition CD products that celebrate Broadway shows and vocalists of the 1950s and 60s. (more...)

JIMMY FORTUNE: HITS & HYMNS to Re-Air This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Jimmy Fortune is bringing back the popular television special “Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns” to audiences nationwide. (more...)

Joe Iconis' New Musical BE MORE CHILL Cast Recording Out on Digital Next Week; Download 'Halloween' Track
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater announce the release of the Original Cast Recording of the new musical BE MORE CHILL, with a U.S. Digital Release today, October 30; and international digital release today, November 13; with physical CDs in stores and online Today, December 18. (more...)

Joe Iconis and Family to Bring Classics and New Works to Musical Theatre Factory This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Musical theater rabble rouser Mr. Joe Iconis brings his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll Jamboree back to Musical Theatre Factory on Thursday, November 12th at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 14th at 10 p.m., and Monday, November 15th at 8 p.m. (more...)

2015 TCS New York City Marathon Announces New Records
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

NEW YORKand MUMBAI, India, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, in partnership with New York Road Runners, set new records with the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon. The world's largest marathon, with 49,617 finishers, witnessed more than 272,000 downloads of the official race app, powered by Tata Consultancy Services, but more significantly, the app generated a 700 percent increase in race day usage, from 7.5 million data points accessed in 2014 to 53 million in 2015. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 9-15, Featuring Joe Iconis, Beth Malone, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 8, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Benjamin Eakeley: Broadway Swinger; Joe Iconis and Family with Betty Buckley; Cutting Edge Composers: 7th Edition; Lance Horne and Drew Brody with Beth Malone; and Amy Jo Jackson: I Want to Be Your Man. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/7/2016
by - May 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/7/2016. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Howard McGillin & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN: IN PERSON Cast Album To Be Released on 6/3
by Louisa Brady - May 14, 2016

The premiere recording of ASCAP award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's musical play 'Irving Berlin: In Person,' which was developed at the 13th Street Theater in New York City, will be released June 3rd.  Jed Peterson, who's starred Off-Broadway in such shows as 'Hard Times' and 'Nevsky Prospect,' and has been featured on television's  'Madame Secretary,' stars as Mr. Berlin.  Richard Danley is musical director.  Choreography and tap-dancing are by Rayna Hirt.  Hawkins Gardow is special guest artist. Music preparation is by Donald Brown.   Peter Charney and Matthew Nardozzi are assistants to the producers.  The CD, being distributed exclusively in the United States via CDBaby, will be available on CDBaby.com, Amazon.com, iTunes, Footlight Records, Google Music, etc. (more...)

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Marks 50th Anniversary with New PBS Appearances
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band made their first public appearance 50 years ago May 13, 1966 and now they're marking that milestone with more airings of their star-studded televised PBS Pledge Special. Click here to find dates and times for when the PBS Pledge Special airs in your market. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Highlights of the 2016-2017 Family Series include the brand-new puppet production of Pete the Cat, adapted from the widely popular and imaginative book series by Atlanta artist James Dean. Inspired by Dean's real-life cat, Pete pounces from the page to the stage as his laid-back, easy-going spirit takes him and his fine friends on a host of groovy adventures including surfing, skateboarding and playing guitar. Pete goes with the flow, and his positive outlook carries him through whatever obstacles come his way. Also debuting is an original production for children ages 2 and older, Old MacDonald's Farm. This Theatre for the Very Young production is a barnyard bonanza of fun and furry animals. Soaring back to the Center's Mainstage for its seventh consecutive holiday season is the Center's own beloved adaptation of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Kerry Butler & More Set for JOE ICONIS & FAMILY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Musical theater writer and rabble rouser Joe Iconis brings his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll Jamboree back to Feinstein's/54 Below. Join Joe and his merry band of musical theater punks as they roar their way through a set of Joe's incendiary songs. Expect classic tunes, new numbers, and works-in-progress. Spill a drink, make a friend, and spend an evening with a tribe of artists determined to bring along their traditional musical theater Family Values as they blaze into the future. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Kara Lindsay and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Gene Watson Charts REAL.COUNTRY.MUSIC. on Billboard Top Country Albums
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Gene Watson blends traditional, organic country that purists long for in his new album, Real.Country.Music., available now across digital retailers. Watson's 33rd studio album charted at No. 72 on Billboard Top Country Albums and is No. 1 on Amazon's best-selling classic country albums. (more...)

Want to Be in RUNAWAYS? Encores! Off-Center Will Hold Open Auditions for Teen Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Want to be in an Encores! production? This is your chance! New York City Center will hold an open audition for teen actors (ages 13-18) on Saturday, March 19, at Talent Unlimited High School (317 East 67th Street) for the Encores! Off-Center production of Runaways-Elizabeth Swados' landmark 1978 musical about the stories, fears, and fantasies of young people living on the streets. (more...)

Disney Junior Announces February 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

February 2016 Programming Highlights *All programming subject to change (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Remembering Howard Ashman and GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER
by Michael Dale - Feb 5, 2016

The first musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman was an adventurous sign of things to come. (more...)

Learn From the Leaders Pilates Conference Takes Place in Newport Beach
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ (more...)

Pianist Armen Donelian to Perform at Bridge Street Theatre, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Internationally renowned jazz pianist Armen Donelian will be making a rare solo appearance on Saturday March 12 at Bridge Street Theatre's intimate Speakeasy in Catskill. (more...)

Reformed Whores Debut 'Eating Out' Music Video; New Album Out 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

If Tenacious D and Dolly Parton got drunk and had a baby it would be the musical comedy duo Reformed Whores. The Whores just unveiled their new music video for 'Eating Out' -- scroll down to check it out -- and are releasing their sophomore album, DON'T BEAT AROUND THE BUSH: SONGS THAT HIT THE SPOT, on March 18th, 2016. (more...)

American Rhythm Center to Host Free Classes and More This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and international contemporary percussive arts, kicks off a new year with two events: its Winter DANCE Free-4-All, a week of FREE classes January 4-9, and its annual Winter Tap Jamboree, featuring master classes, auditions for the Tap Scholar Program and Nicholas Young's Institute For The Rhythmic Arts (IFTRA), the return of the Tap Off competition and a Tap JAM January 22-24. (more...)

Scholastic Announces the Summer 2016 Catalog
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

With the unseasonably warm weather we are having in New York this week, it seems more fitting than usual to share the link to the Summer 2016 Scholastic Catalog (click here), featuring an exciting and diverse selection of books for readers of all ages—to be published between May 2016 – August 2016. (more...)

Hallelujah! NUNSENSE TV Series, Starring Karen Ziemba, Beth Leavel and Phyllis Smith, Aims for Streaming Deal
by Jessica Khan - Dec 15, 2015

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are back! Dan Goggin's hit musical comedy NUNSENSE is praying for a new home on Netflix or Amazon Prime. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 12/6/2015 - 12/13/2015
by BWW - Dec 13, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 12/6/2015 - 12/13/2015. (more...)

Cast Album IRVING BERLIN & CO. Set for Release This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The original cast album for Chip Deffaa's musical play 'Irving Berlin & Co.' (published by Eldridge Plays and Musicals)  will be released December 21st.  The album can be pre-ordered now from CDBaby (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/irvingberlinco); as of the 21st, it will be available from Amazon, iTunes, Google Music Store,  SoundExchange, Rhapsody, etc.  This is the 13th cast album of Deffaa's to be released, and the fourth dealing with Berlin.  Cast-members will help celebrate the release with performances of songs at Birdland and on 'The Barry Z Show.'   (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre Sets Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston's Spring 2016 season will take audiences on a musical journey across the pond and back from the classic tracks of the Beatles and captivating traditional Irish songs, to the beloved twang of classic American country. Spring 2016 will start with a flashback to the time of the British Invasion when The Cast of Beatlemania takes the stage for a live concert (Sunday, February 21); Reagle's heartfelt production A Little Bit of Ireland will offer a glimpse into Irish traditions (March 12-13), and finally, the glory day of classic American country will come alive with The Country Jamboree - a live concert recalling the songs of Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Loretta Lynne and more (Sunday, April 17).   To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.reaglemusictheatre.com, call 781-891-5600, or visit the theater box office at 617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA, 02452. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2015
by - Dec 1, 2015

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

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 2-8
by Nora Dominick - Apr 8, 2016

Gearing up for Live #Ham4Ham to return? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Flash: DISASTER!'s Kerry Butler and More Join Joe Iconis at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Musical theater writer and rabble rouser Joe Iconis recently brought his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll Jamboree back to Feinstein's/54 Below. Joe and his merry band of musical theater punks roared their way through a set of Joe's incendiary songs, featuring classic tunes, new numbers, and works-in-progress. BroadwayWorld has photos from the first concert, which took place on April 3 and featured DISASTER! star Kerry Butler, below! (more...)

Faith Evans, Naughty By Nature, Cissy Houston and More Set for Newark Celebration 350
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Newark Celebration 350 (NC 350) is proud to present Newark's local hometown heroes and International recording artists Faith Evans, Naughty by Nature, Cissy Houston and India who are set to headline the Founders Weekend Festival Celebrating 350 Years of Newark's arts, culture and community as one of America's great historical cities. (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

This May, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

The Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2016

Broadway's WAITRESS began performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017. WAITRESS opens today, April 24, 2016. Get ready for tonight's opening bows by scrolling down to learn more about the company, plus watching highlights from the show! (more...)

Betty Buckley to Join Krysta Rodriguez and More in JOE ICONIS & FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Musical theater writer and rabble rouser Joe Iconis brings his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll Jamboree back to Feinstein's/54 Below. Each performance features a different special guest performance. Kerry Butler joined the group on April 3, James Carpinello on April 10 and 17, and Betty Buckley will join in the fun on May 9, for the final show. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Joe Iconis Previews Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

Musical theater writer and rabble rouser Joe Iconis brings his unique mash-up of showtune cabaret and rock and roll Jamboree back to Feinstein's/54 Below on April 17 and May 9. Join Joe and his merry band of musical theater punks as they roar their way through a set of Joe's incendiary songs. Expect classic tunes, new numbers, and works-in-progress. Spill a drink, make a friend, and spend an evening with a tribe of artists determined to bring along their traditional musical theater Family Values as they blaze into the future. (more...)

10th Annual Make Music New York Set for June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Make Music New York, dubbed 'the largest music event ever to grace Gotham' (Metro New York), celebrates its 10th year with a cornucopia of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Tuesday, June 21, the first day of summer. Since the festival first began in 2007, Make Music New York has become an indispensable part of the city's cultural life, offering a dazzling array of events in all five boroughs. Wrote Russell Platt of The New Yorker, '...this project has overrun the city with song and sound on the first day of summer, brimming with more than twelve hundred concerts in all imaginable genres.' (more...)

'Great Balls of Fire' Songwriter & Broadway Performer Jack Hammer Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Hammer performed on Broadway in the 1970s in BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR and at one point was scheduled to portray Jimi Hendrix in a film. Mr. Hammer was a veteran who served in World War II. (more...)

Lea Salonga, JOE ICONIS & FAMILY & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 11-17, Featuring Lea Salonga and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Lea Salonga at 54 Below; Christopher Timson in #TBT: A Chubby Boy's Guide to Growing Up Normal; DUETS With The Write Teacher(s) - Volume 3; Joe Iconis and Family; and The Lion King Company in The Lion Sings Tonight. (more...)

Paulo Szot, Greg Hildreth, Marilyn Maye & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 32   


BROADWAYWORLD TV

COUNTDOWN CLOCK