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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016


Barrington's BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER with Annie Golden Gets Concert at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

In its first season in residency at Playwrights Horizons, Musical Theatre Factory, under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, announces a concert version of Barrington Stage Company's critically acclaimed production, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER. (more...)

BWW Blog: Hannah Seewald - Interview With Ayodele Casel: A Shuffle Ball GAME-Changer
by Guest Blogger: Hannah Seewald - Sep 16, 2016

Who comes to mind when I think of a talented, intelligent and influential person? Ayodele Casel. This powerhouse tap dancer, actor and teacher has broken boundaries and shown how an interest can help you discover a talent and even transform into a lifestyle and career. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
by - Oct 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, November 16, 2016! (more...)

Musical-Comedy Sister Duo to Bring VICKIE & NICKIE'S HOLIDAY SLEIGH RIDE to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

The well-known, hilarious musical-comedy sister duo, Vickie & Nickie, are bringing their seasonal show, Vickie & Nickie's Holiday Sleigh Ride to The Duplex in NYC for two performances on Thursday, December 1st at 7pm and Saturday, December 10th at 4:30pm. During this celebration of the holiday season 'Minnesota-style', the multi-instrumental, singing housewife sisters will entertain with sidesplitting interpretations of your favorite holiday songs, wacky original tunes, fun family stories, improv and audience participation. Created, written and performed by real life sisters Lisa and Lori Brigantino, the fast talking mid-western moms come to you straight from their prison circuit tour to celebrate the season all while accompanying themselves on many different instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, keyboard, accordion, saxophone, ukuleles, percussion and more! (more...)

Capturing Halloween's Spooky Evolution!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016


ABC Rings in the Holidays with Series & Specials All Season Long
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

ABC will ring in the holidays with series and specials all season long, celebrating warmth, fun and family. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, ABC will be the place to go 'Home for the Holidays.' (more...)

October Ends With The Light Of Diwali Diyas And Halloween Jack O' Lanterns!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Thursday, November 24, 2016
by - Nov 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 24, 2016! (more...)

CAFE SOCIETY Among New Titles Coming to Amazon This December
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

December brings two highly-anticipated Amazon Original Series and a critically-acclaimed Amazon Original Movie for Prime members to stream or download on Prime Video at no additional cost to their membership (more...)

THE HIP ABDUCTION to Play the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Sometimes inspiration strikes from the immersion of living in a far away place. The view of the ocean. The sound of a rainforest at sunrise. The smell of an open-air market. The embrace of the wild human experience. However, maybe the nostalgia for a certain place might be attributed instead to a feeling, or a time, or even a person. Sometimes, inspiration stems from a place that everyone can relate to, but maybe no one's actually been. This is the music of The Hip Abduction, the vibrant St. Petersburg, FL-based collective that formed over a mutual appreciation for West African and early Jamaican reggae/dub music. (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,, 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...)

Revered Guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli Returns To Café Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

John Pizzarelli returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show celebrating iconic singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, April 25 - May 6. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." Specifically, Jazz Weekly recently raved about John Pizzarelli's Johnny Mercer program: "A gig like this oozes with style, class and fun, with Pizzarelli being one of the best ambassadors for the Great American Songbook. One of his best."At the Cafe, he'll perform Johnny's most recognizable hits as well as lesser-known gems such as "Jamboree Jones" and "Slue Foot." (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Children's Theatre Camps Offer Training for Ages 5 to 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse Children's Theatre Camps are filling up fast. Register your aspiring thespian today for either the Rising Star Camp for children ages 5 to 8, Center Stage Camp for children ages 8 to 10, or the Junior Players Camp for ages 9 to 16. These programs offer theatrical training in a supportive and nurturing environment, and no prior training or skill level is required to participate. (more...)

Chris Janson Concert Special Airs on AT&T's Audience Network via DIRECTV 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special 'Chris Janson' airing Friday, March 24, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114 and DIRECTVNOW. (more...)

Statler Brother Singer Jimmy Fortune 'Sings the Classics' on Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jimmy Fortune, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and member of the legendary Statler Brothers, has just completed an all-new recording, Jimmy Fortune: Sings the Classics. (more...)

LOVE LETTER Extends at Don't Tell Mama Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Don't Tell Mama is very pleased to announce that an additional performance of the new cabaret show Love Letter: Joe Iconis & Lauren Marcus do Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash has been added due to overwhelming demand. In addition to tonight's fully booked 7:30pm performance, the couple will perform the show on Saturday March 25th at 3pm. (more...)

CPDC to Unveil New Walking Trail and Exercise Stations in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

On Saturday, June 11, CPDC along with community leaders and residents will host a Health and Fitness Jamboree at its Northeast Washington, D.C. Edgewood Commons community. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting for a new walking trail, fitness station tours, health screenings, healthy cooking demos, exercise stations, games, food and more. (more...)

Learfield Acquires GoVision
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016


WONDER ISLAND: THE GENIE OF THE JAMBOREE to Return to Under St. Marks This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

WONDER ISLAND: THE GENIE OF THE Jamboree returns to Under St. Marks Theater (94 St. Marks Place, Manhattan) on July 17th at 7 PM. (more...)

Maxamoo Podcast's July Preview Discusses NYMF, Encores' Off-Center, OSLO, THE GOLDEN BRIDE, More
by Maxamoo - Jun 29, 2016

Jack, David, and Lindsay discuss what we're looking forward to this month at the theater beyond Broadway. Runaways, Off-Center Jamboree! and Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater at Encores! Off-Center (We also get to hear about Jack's stage debut in a production of Runaways at age 11!) (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Encores! First Off-Center Show of the Season- RUNAWAYS
by Nora Dominick - Jun 22, 2016

New Your City Center's Encores! Off-Center series is back and better than ever! The series will present RUNAWAYS from July 6-9th. Before the production goes up, BroadwayWorld has your first look behind the scenes at rehearsals this past weekend.  (more...)

Major Acquisition: MS Solutions Becomes a Quebec Leader in Cloud Computing Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016


Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron & More Set for Encores! Off-Center's Lobby Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The Lobby Project, a series of free pre-show events presented in conjunction with New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center season, will take place July 6-9 & 27-30. These events provide an insightful exploration of the topics and themes presented in the season's musicals through performances, conversations with artists and experts, workshops, and a Menken Mixtape contest in which the winners will perform their Alan Menken remixes for Menken himself. The Lobby Project events take place in City Center's Grand Tier lobby one hour before curtain and are free for that evening's ticket holders. (more...)

Cool Off This Summer with NYC Theatre - A Complete Guide of the Hottest Shows of the Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2016

Where better to escape the New York City heat than in the comfort of a theatre? Below, we're rounding up some of the hottest shows of the summer- brought to you by The New York City Spectacular! (more...)

The Accidentals Release PARKING LOT EP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

 The Accidentals are a critically-acclaimed, genre-bending, female-fronted trio and today the band releases the new self-produced EP Parking Lot, exclusively through NoiseTrade.  For a band that launched their career in high school with over a thousand concerts, to becoming Billboard Magazine's top breakout artist at SXSW 2015 with the fastest growing global streaming audience in 2016, their story is packed full of opportunity, pitfall and resilience. (more...)

Chip Deffaa's IRVING BERLIN: IN PERSON Cast Album Released
by Marianka Swain - Jun 1, 2016

Legendary songwriter Irving Berlin (1888-1989) was so fanatical about his privacy that in his lifetime he prevented anyone from dramatizing his life. 'They can do what they want after I'm dead,' he declared. Since Berlin's  passing, ASCAP award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa has written no less than five different shows about Berlin, developing them at the 13th Street Theater in New York City.  (more...)

VIDEO: Shaina Taub Sings Powerful Gun Violence Plea 'When' at City Center Encores! Off-Center JAMBOREE
by Michael Dale - Jul 29, 2016

The 'half-lament, half-rallying cry' was originally written in response to the Sandy Hook shootings. (more...)

Country Artist Moe Bandy to Release New Album LUCKY ME This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Country traditionalist Moe Bandy, known for dozens of chart-toppers like 'I Cheated Me Right Out of Her,' 'Bandy the Rodeo Clown' and 'Americana,' will release LUCKY ME July 29. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Set to Release New Willie Nelson Studio Album, For The Good Times: A Tribute To Ray Price, on Friday, September 16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016


PHOTO FLASH: Sutton Foster and Jonathan Groff Flip Their Wigs at Encores! Off-Center Jamboree
by Michael Dale - Jul 18, 2016

The two Broadway stars teamed up for an unforgettable variation of 'Forget About The Boy.' (more...)

Country Artist Moe Bandy to Release New Album LUCKY ME This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Country traditionalist Moe Bandy, known for dozens of chart-toppers like 'I Cheated Me Right Out of Her,' 'Bandy the Rodeo Clown' and 'Americana,' will release LUCKY ME July 29. (more...)

Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE ONE BEFORE as Part of New York City Center's Lobby Project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Prior to their breakthrough musicals, many writers had extraordinary early-career shows hit the stage that you may not have heard of. From Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty's Lucky Stiff to Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's Poor Little Ritz Girl to William Finn's In Trousers, these pieces of work represent our best Broadway writers.... before Broadway knew their names. Join us to hear auspicious songs from the influential shows that shaped careers and lives, just as Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater shaped the futures of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken. (more...)

Carrollwood Players Wants Audience to Eat Up THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Carrollwood Players Theatre brings the Jamie Wooten, Jessie Jones, & Nicholas Hope Southern-fried comedy RED VELVET CAKE WAR to stage on February 10. With more twists and turns than a Busch Gardens roller coaster, RED VELVET CAKE WAR layer outlandish, head-shaking situations on top of one another. (more...)

Peninsula Players to Stage Reading of Michael Perry's POPULATION 485
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre will host the first of three play readings Monday, February 6 at 7 p.m. when it presents Michael Perry's "Population 485" at Bjorklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Rebecca Luker, Ryan Silverman, Betsy Wolfe and More Slated for PROJECT BROADWAY at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Symphony Space's PROJECT BROADWAY, a celebration of all that's new and exciting on the Great White Way, returns for its second installment, March 27 - April 2. This year's theme is 'The Art of Collaboration,' spotlighting the alchemy that turns music, book, choreography, and staging into theatrical magic. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

BWW Review: FLEW THE COOP, New Diorama Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an energetic, loud and often charming tale of love in a wartime POW Camp. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Adam Kantor and More Sign on for Symphony Space's PROJECT BROADWAY Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Symphony Space's PROJECT BROADWAY, a celebration of all that's new and exciting on the Great White Way, returns for its second installment, March 27 - April 2. This year's theme is 'The Art of Collaboration,' spotlighting the alchemy that turns music, book, choreography, and staging into theatrical magic. (more...)

Nissan Teams with Blake Shelton for Nationwide 'Doing It To Country Songs' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Nissan today announced its association with country music superstar Blake Shelton and the 13-stop Blake Shelton 'Doing It To Country Songs' Tour. The partnership extends to 14 additional festival dates where Shelton is to appear. (more...)

BORDER RUN & OTHER STORIES by Jennifer Leeper is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Barking Rain Press, a non-profit fiction publisher, today announced the paperback and eBook release of the short fiction collection 'Border Run & Other Stories' by Kansas City, Missouri author Jennifer Leeper. Author of the novel, 'Padre: The Narrowing Path,' Leeper is an award-winning fiction writer whose short fiction is included in several anthologies and publications such as 'Independent Ink Magazine,' 'Notes Magazine,' 'The Stone Hobo,' 'Poiesis,' 'Every Day Fiction,' 'Aphelion Webzine,' 'Heater Magazine,' 'Cowboy Jamboree,' 'The New Engagement,' and 'The Liguorian.' Sit back and savor this mesmerizing collection of short fiction set in multiple eras and locales. Two sisters hike a mountainside in South Korea, ascending to another level of sibling intimacy as they descend. A weary detective weathers a mid-life crisis of faith in everything that is familiar and known - including his own integrity as a man of the law. A dying grandmother tasks her grandson with distributing her massive collection of shoes, with the caveat that each pair must be matched to a suitable new owner. These fourteen stories provide tantalizing glimpses of death and its impact on those left behind, the tedious grind of day-to-day living and the promise of escape through the magical and supernatural. Though the characters in each story are encapsulated by their own unique worldview, they are a composite reflection of the overarching experience of life lived, in all times and places. Ask for 'Border Run & Other Stories' at your favorite bookstore, or buy it online at the Barking Rain Press website,, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, Powells, Waterstones, and many other online bookstores. It is also available as an eBook through Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Google Play, Content Reserve/Overdrive, the Barking Rain Press website, and many other outlets worldwide. Interested readers can read the first four chapters for free by visiting the Barking Rain Press website at Border Run & Other Stories BISAC Genre Codes: FIC029000 - Fiction / Short Stories (single author) FIC048000 - Fiction / Urban FIC045000 - Fiction / Family Life BIC Genre Codes: FA - Modern & Contemporary Fiction LCCN: 2016961390 ? Trade Paperback (122 pp) ISBN-13: 978-1-941295-29-8 ISBN-10: 1-941295-29-0 Retail Price: $12.95 USD Distributors: Ingram, Bertram Books, Gardners Books eBook (ePub, Kindle, PDF) ISBN-13: 978-1-941295-30-4 ISBN-10: 1-941295-30-4 Retail Price: $5.95 USD Distributors: Content Reserve/Overdrive, Ingram About Barking Rain Press Barking Rain Press is an imprint of the BRP Publishing Group (BRP), which is a non-profit publisher located in the greater Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area - a thriving hub for independent publishers, writers, and literary venues. BRP currently operates three imprints, including Barking Rain Press, Virtual Tales, and Nitis Books. Find out more about the BRP Publishing Group at their website, (more...)

Jamie Anderson and Max Parrot Win Second Place in Slopestyle and Big Air at Jamboree in Quebec
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Monster Energy wishes to congratulate athletes Jamie Anderson and Max Parrot for their second place finishes at the Jamboree in Quebec this weekend. Parrot, whose big air winning streak came to an end, narrowly missed the top spot in the Big Air event and Anderson, added another trophy to her record breaking collection. The competition, a FIS sanctioned event, is an important stop on the road to next year's Olympics in South Korea. (more...)

Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham Unite for 20+ City Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Two of Nashville's “best-kept secret(s)” (Billboard/Taste of Country) are getting together for a noteworthy tour promising an incredible night of music and immense talent. (more...)

Dee Jay Silver Announces 2017 Plans Featuring Super Bowl Appearances & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Groundbreaking DJ/remixer/producer DEE JAY SILVER has grown to become one of country music's biggest influencers and busiest entertainers, and 2017 is lining up to be one of his biggest yet. (more...)

Dumpstaphunk, Henhouse NYE, Bawdy Stories, Dirtwire and More at Martyrs'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

See what's going on this week at Martys'! (more...)

BWW Blog: Hannah Seewald - Marla Louissaint: A Bright Future for Broadway and Beyond
by Guest Blogger: Hannah Seewald - Aug 5, 2016

Last year, New Yorker Marla Louissaint competed in the National High School Musical Awards, also known as the "Jimmy" Awards, and received the title of Best Actress. She is now a rising sophomore at Fordham University pursuing a career in computer science, but continues to demonstrate her theatrical talents. So who is this young starlet and how does she survive the busy life of having more than one career? (more...)

Marcus Center to Host Live @ Peck Pavilion Closing Celebration TASTE OF THE ISLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce additional schedule information for the Live @ Peck Pavilion closing celebration, Taste of Islands. (more...)

BWW Blog: Monica Furman - Theatre How-To: Getting Tickets on a Student Budget
by Guest Blogger: Monica Furman - Aug 22, 2016

This summer, I've been getting a lot of texts from friends visiting New York asking, "Monica! How do I get cheap tickets to [insert show name]?" Actually, I get these texts pretty much all year round. My parents have even been sending me the contact information of their friends who want to know where to get discounted theatre tickets. In lieu of sending everyone lists that I have to text, I will now be sending everyone who asks a link to this blog post, where I have compiled a comprehensive list of my favorite resources and methods for getting theatre tickets on a budget in NYC as well as Orange County/Los Angeles and even Chicago. (more...)

Marcus Center to Host Live @ Peck Pavilion Closing Celebration TASTE OF THE ISLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce additional schedule information for the Live @ Peck Pavilion closing celebration, Taste of Islands. (more...)

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