Holly Penfield to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut, 10/15Holly Penfield to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Following a sold-out engagement at London's Hippodrome, San Francisco native Holly Penfield makes her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with her acclaimed show, HOLLY PENFIELD SINGS JUDY GARLAND on Thursday, October 15 at 8 p.m.  Penfield will present the songs of the legendary Judy Garland in her own inimitable style. (more...)

Kalup Linzy, Lisa Kron & More Celebrate Creative Capital's 15th Anniversary, 11/24-26Kalup Linzy, Lisa Kron & More Celebrate Creative Capital's 15th Anniversary, 11/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

Creative Capital celebrates its 15th anniversary milestone with artist events, community gatherings and special programs across the country, including a Joe's Pub program spotlighting their New York artists. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Rev Billy, Tammy Faye/Lenny Kaye and More Set for This Week at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Rev Billy, Tammy Faye/Lenny Kaye and More Set for This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances through the rest of November 2014. Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows and scroll down for more! (more...)

Breaking News: Deborah Cox to Headline North American Tour of West End Hit THE BODYGUARD; Kicks Off in Fall 2016!Breaking News: Deborah Cox to Headline North American Tour of West End Hit THE BODYGUARD; Kicks Off in Fall 2016!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc. are delighted to announce the North American tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD. Directed by Thea Sharrock, the tour will launch in the fall of 2016.Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc. have announced the North American tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD. Directed by Thea Sharrock, the tour will launch in the fall of 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Deborah Cox Heads Back to the Stage in THE BODYGUARD!STAGE TUBE: Deborah Cox Heads Back to the Stage in THE BODYGUARD!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and actress Deborah Cox will star as Rachel Marron the North American tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD. Directed by Thea Sharrock, the tour will launch in the fall of 2016. (more...)

West End's AMERICAN IDIOT Taps X FACTOR's Amelia Lily to Lead ShowWest End's AMERICAN IDIOT Taps X FACTOR's Amelia Lily to Lead Show
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

X Factor star, Amelia Lily (playing Whatshername), will star in Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot, as it blasts into the UK for its West End premiere from the 17 July at The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square. Running until 27 September 2015, with press night on 22 July, American Idiot - The Musical features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong, and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer. The musical is being directed and choreographed by Racky Plews, with sound by Chris Whybrow, design by Sara Perks and lighting by Tim Deiling. Further casting will be announced in due course. (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Bridget Everett, Dan Band and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/22Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Bridget Everett, Dan Band and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly shows for March 11 - 22, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Speakeasy Dollhouse to Transform Times Square's Liberty Theater for ZIEGFELD'S MIDNIGHT FROLIC This SpringSpeakeasy Dollhouse to Transform Times Square's Liberty Theater for ZIEGFELD'S MIDNIGHT FROLIC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

This spring, a former Broadway theater just off Times Square will be resurrected as the lavish and risque playground of Florenz Ziegfeld and his Follies for SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE: ZIEGFELD'S MIDNIGHT FROLIC, the third interactive show in the Speakeasy Dollhouse series from author, artist and playwright Cynthia von Buhler. (more...)

Breaking News: Deborah Cox to Lead World Premiere of Josephine Baker Musical at Asolo Rep in 2016Breaking News: Deborah Cox to Lead World Premiere of Josephine Baker Musical at Asolo Rep in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

On Friday, March 6, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly announced that it will present the world premiere of JOSEPHINE, an original Broadway-bound musical, in April and May 2016. Previews for JOSEPHINE begin April 27, press night is Friday, May 6 at 8pm, and the musical runs through Sunday, May 29. Chronicling a dynamic chapter in the life of the legendary African-American performer Josephine Baker, from 1939-1945, this exquisite new musical stars Grammy nominated, multi-talented, multi-platinum selling recording artist Deborah Cox, who recently provided the vocals for the Whitney Houston Lifetime movie: Whitney. Ms. Cox starred on Broadway in the title role of Aida and as the female lead in the recent revival of Jekyll & Hyde. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cush Jumbo in JOSEPHINE AND I at the PublicPhoto Flash: First Look at Cush Jumbo in JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The Public Theater will officially open the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I on Tuesday, March 10. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I began previews on Friday, March 27 and runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Jumbo onstage below! (more...)

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Anthony Rapp, JOSEPHINE & I and More Set for Joe's Pub, 4/1-12Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Anthony Rapp, JOSEPHINE & I and More Set for Joe's Pub, 4/1-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, April 1-12, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Gavin Creel, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca and More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/25-4/5Gavin Creel, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca and More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/25-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances running March 25 - April 5, 2015. Details below! (more...)

ALL THE WAY, LIVING ON LOVE, JOSEPHINE Premiere and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 SeasonALL THE WAY, LIVING ON LOVE, JOSEPHINE Premiere and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Today, March 16, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their highly anticipated 2015-16 seasons with a special presentation in the Mertz Theatre. (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Daniel Breaker, Chinese Music & More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/18-29Arianna Huffington, Cynthia Nixon, Daniel Breaker, Chinese Music & More Set for Joe's Pub, 3/18-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances running March 18 - 29, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover Team for New Musical 'SHUFFLE ALONG'; Coming to Broadway Next Spring!Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover Team for New Musical 'SHUFFLE ALONG'; Coming to Broadway Next Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Next spring, Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe, and Savion Glover will team up to collaborate on SHUFFLE ALONG, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a musical about the events that led to the creation of the groundbreaking Eubie Blake-Noble Sissle musical Shuffle Along. Starring Audra McDonald as the 1920's star Lottie Gee, directed by George C. Wolfe -- with a book written by Wolfe -- and choreographed by Savion Glover, the musical marks the first time that the writer/director and choreographer will have worked together since their 1996 hit Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk. Previews will begin Monday, March 14, 2016. Opening night is Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

BWW Reviews:  JOSEPHINE AND I Compares 20th Century Racism With Today's Subtler VarietyBWW Reviews: JOSEPHINE AND I Compares 20th Century Racism With Today's Subtler Variety
by Michael Dale - Mar 12, 2015

Cush Jumbo is a thrilling talent and her solo play about Josephine Baker is beautifully done. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public TheaterPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public Theater
by Walter McBride - Mar 11, 2015

The New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I opened at the Public Theater last night, March 10. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public. Check out pictures from opening night below! (more...)

Review Roundup: JOSEPHINE AND I Opens at the PublicReview Roundup: JOSEPHINE AND I Opens at the Public
by Review Roundups - Mar 10, 2015

The Public Theater officially opens the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I tonight, March 10. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

McKnight Fellows Austene Van and Sally Wingert to Present Works in Progress, 6/29McKnight Fellows Austene Van and Sally Wingert to Present Works in Progress, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

2014-15 McKnight Theater Artist Fellows Austene Van and Sally Wingert, along with their collaborators, will present selections from works in progress on June 29 at 7 p.m. at the Illusion Theater. (more...)

'MIGHTY REAL' to Return to The Gramercy Theater Next Month'MIGHTY REAL' to Return to The Gramercy Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco,' Sylvester, returns to New York City for a special one-night-only performance at The Gramercy Theater (127 East 23rd Street) on Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 8 PM. (more...)

'MIGHTY REAL...' Creators to Appear on TV One's UNSUNG, 7/1'MIGHTY REAL...' Creators to Appear on TV One's UNSUNG, 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s "Queen of Disco," Sylvester, will be featured on TV One's award-winning series "Unsung."  (more...)

Banks Brothers Productions to Present THEY DON'T WANT TO HEAR HATTI SING!Banks Brothers Productions to Present THEY DON'T WANT TO HEAR HATTI SING!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Banks Brothers Productions will be presenting the satirical musical 'They Don't Want to Hear Hattie Sing!' a timely production using Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win an Academy Award, as the main character. Set dually in 1939 and 2009, the musical will explore old and new stereotypes of Blacks in the media by focusing on some of the most polarizing African American Actors in history such as Sleep N Eat, Steppin' Fetchit, Butterfly McQueen and Buckwheat Thomas. (more...)

Rite of Summer Music Festival to Present Free Concerts with Imani Winds, 8/1Rite of Summer Music Festival to Present Free Concerts with Imani Winds, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Rite of Summer Music Festival concludes its fifth, most musically and culturally diverse season yet with Imani Winds performing two free shows at 1 & 3pm on Saturday, August 1st. (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance to Host 'OFF BROADWAY SHARK TANK' PanelOff Broadway Alliance to Host 'OFF BROADWAY SHARK TANK' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold a special edition of its Sunday Seminars series, focusing on how to pitch producers, barrowing from the format of the popular TV show SHARK TANK. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Jean-Claude BakerPhoto Flashback: Remembering Jean-Claude Baker
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Jean-Claude Baker, cable-television pioneer, biographer, historian and internationally known restaurateur of Theatre District hotspot Chez Josephine, died on January 15, 2015. He was 71. His death was a suicide. BroadwayWorld remembers Baker below. (more...)

Jean-Claude Baker, Owner of Theatre District Restaurant Chez Josephine, Dies at 71Jean-Claude Baker, Owner of Theatre District Restaurant Chez Josephine, Dies at 71
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Jean-Claude Baker, owner of Chez Josephine, passed away earlier this morning at the age of 71. Chez Josephine is a French restaurant that is well-known amongst the Broadway community and was referred to as a 'Cocktail of human beings' by Baker. (more...)

African American Art Exhibition ANCIENT RHYTHMS REMIXED to Open 1/23 at NJ's Atrium GalleryAfrican American Art Exhibition ANCIENT RHYTHMS REMIXED to Open 1/23 at NJ's Atrium Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Join Morris Arts and Art in the Atrium at the free public opening of New Jersey's largest exhibition of African-American art, curated and assembled by Art in the Atrium. The reception will be held on January 23 from 6-9pm at the Atrium Gallery, floors 2-5 of the Morris County Administration & Records Building, 10 Court Street, Morristown, NJ. (more...)

Carmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts CenterCarmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

As part its 10th Anniversary Spring 2015 season, Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) proudly presents the New York Premiere of Carmen de Lavallade's As I Remember It, February 19-21 and 24 at 8PM, and February 25 at 1PM in the Jerome Robbins Theater. This intimate autobiographical performance combines movement and storytelling to weave a poignant memoir of Carmen de Lavallade's extraordinary career, highlighting the legendary artist's singular place in cultural history. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko Announces Lineup for CITY SINGERS for March and AprilFeinstein's at the Nikko Announces Lineup for CITY SINGERS for March and April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Feinstein's at the Nikko announced today the lineup for their "City Singers" series for the months of March and April. The lineup includes jazz singer Opie Bellas, San Francisco's favorite crooner, Russ Lorenson and French chanteuse Betty Roi. Additional performers will be announced at a later date. (more...)

JOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Tonight at The Public TheaterJOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Public Theater begins previews for the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I tonight, February 27. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 10. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Heads to Philadelphia, 4/3-5MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Heads to Philadelphia, 4/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco,' Sylvester, will come to Philadelphia for one weekend only, performing at the Painted Bride Art Center (230 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106) for five shows only: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 @ 8pm; Saturday, April 4th, 2015 @ 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday, April 5th, 2015 @ 3pm & 7:30pm. (more...)

San Francisco to Celebrate Sylvester With 'MIGHTY REAL DAY' Tomorrow; Musical Begins on Valentine's DaySan Francisco to Celebrate Sylvester With 'MIGHTY REAL DAY' Tomorrow; Musical Begins on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

?The city of San Francisco will honor the legendary disco singer Sylvester, along with the opening of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL -- the acclaimed celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s "Queen of Disco" -- with San Francisco Supervisor, Scott Weiner, set to present a proclamation for "Mighty Real Day: Honoring Sylvester & His Music" on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific) at Sylvester's star on the Castro Rainbow Honor Walk. MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL began performances at the Brava Theater Center (2781 24th Street) on Wednesday, February 11th and will open on Saturday, February 14th, 2015. The limited San Francisco engagement is scheduled through Sunday, March 1st. (more...)

JOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Later This Month at The Public TheaterJOSEPHINE AND I with Cush Jumbo Begins Later This Month at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I on Friday, February 27. Written by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, JOSEPHINE AND I runs through Sunday, April 5 at Joe's Pub at The Public, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 10. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessye Norman, Vivian Reed, KT Sullivan at Requiem Mass for Jean-Claude BakerPhoto Coverage: Jessye Norman, Vivian Reed, KT Sullivan at Requiem Mass for Jean-Claude Baker
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 1, 2015

Some of the best musical experiences have taken place in houses of worship. Sadly, Holy Cross Church in Times Square was the location of such an occurrence on Saturday as a Requiem Mass for Jean-Claude Baker who committed suicide on January 15th 2015 was held at the historic church. The Romanesque Revival style building was constructed in 1870 and is the oldest building on 42nd Street. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the performances below! (more...)

Gema Castaño y Meme Solís en el Ateneo de MadridGema Castaño y Meme Solís en el Ateneo de Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 12, 2014

El maestro Meme Solís ofrecerá mañana un concierto en el Ateneo de Madrid (C/ Prado, 21) a las 20.30h acompañado de la actriz Gema Castaño. Solís, cantante, pianista y compositor, es una de las figuras más reconocidas e importantes de la música cubana, y con este concierto continúa su gira 2014. (more...)

Cush Jumbo's JOSEPHINE AND I Added to Public Theater's Spring 2015 SeasonCush Jumbo's JOSEPHINE AND I Added to Public Theater's Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The Public Theater announced today that JOSEPHINE AND I, the London hit by Olivier nominated actress and writer Cush Jumbo, has been added to The Public's downtown spring season. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, the New York premiere of JOSEPHINE AND I will begin performances at Joe's Pub at The Public on Friday, February 27 and run through Sunday, April 5, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 10. (more...)

Breaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONGBreaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Next spring, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry will star in SHUFFLE ALONG Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a striking new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Heading to Atlanta Next MonthMIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Heading to Atlanta Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco,' Sylvester, continues to spread 'DISCO HEAT' across America, and will next play a special one-night-only performance on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM) at The Variety Playhouse (1099 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307). Tickets ($65.00 - $75.00) will go on sale this Friday, August 7th. Visit www.FabulousSylvester.com for tickets and information. (more...)

Colin Quinn's THE NEW YORK STORY Will Return to Cherry Lane Theatre This FallColin Quinn's THE NEW YORK STORY Will Return to Cherry Lane Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Due to great reviews and a sold out run, Colin Quinn The New York Story the new comedy written by and starring Colin Quinn, based on his book The Coloring Book (Grand Central Publishing) and directed by Jerry Seinfeld will return The Cherry Lane Theatre, (38 Commerce Street) beginning October 20th. Colin Quinn The New York Story, is presented by Brian Stern, Mike Lavoie and Mike Berkowitz. (more...)

PHOTO FLASHBACK: SHUFFLE ALONG's Artwork Showgirl, Ann Pennington, On 1928 Sheet Music CoverPHOTO FLASHBACK: SHUFFLE ALONG's Artwork Showgirl, Ann Pennington, On 1928 Sheet Music Cover
by Michael Dale - Aug 28, 2015

The vintage photo appears on sheet music covers for selections from GEORGE WHITE'S SCANDALS OF 1928. (more...)

Ann Pennington: The Woman in SHUFFLE ALONG's New ArtworkAnn Pennington: The Woman in SHUFFLE ALONG's New Artwork
by Michael Dale - Aug 27, 2015

The woman who popularized The Black Bottom for white audiences is featured in the new production's artwork. (more...)

Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell-Led SHUFFLE ALONGPhoto Flash: Artwork Revealed for Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell-Led SHUFFLE ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Next spring, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry will star in Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a striking new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. Check out the just-released artwork for the show below and visit the official website here! (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Sets Complete Schedule for 26th Fall Season, CITIZENSChicago Humanities Festival Sets Complete Schedule for 26th Fall Season, CITIZENS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the complete schedule for the 26th Fall Festival, 130 events which will explore the theme of Citizens, Oct. 24-Nov. 8, 2015 at venues across Chicago. (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE to Return to Stage 72 for One Night Only This MonthON KENTUCKY AVENUE to Return to Stage 72 for One Night Only This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

The critically acclaimed musical revue On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Club Harlem, starring Tony nominee Brenda Braxton and recording artists Ty Stephens and Rosalind Brown, will return to its original theatrical home, Stage 72/The Triad (158 West 72nd Street), for one performance only on Sunday, August 23, at 7 PM. (more...)

Brenda Braxton Set for MARTY THOMAS PRESENTS DIVA at Industry Bar, 4/13Brenda Braxton Set for MARTY THOMAS PRESENTS DIVA at Industry Bar, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a rotating cast of tremendous female vocalists, it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, WICKED, THE SECRET GARDEN). DIVA celebrates fabulous female vocalists paying tribute to some of histories most over the top icons! The cast performs a brand new show every week with exciting new guests rotating. This weeks cast features Marissa Rosen, Brie Cassil and Lisa Ramey. (more...)

E.A.T to Offer A MUSICAL COOKING LESSON Benefit at Players Theatre This WeekendE.A.T to Offer A MUSICAL COOKING LESSON Benefit at Players Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The critically acclaimed comedic duo, The Calamari Sisters will perform a benefit performance of A MUSICAL COOKING LESSON on Sunday, April 19th for Emerging Artists Theatre in support of their mission to be an incubator for new voices from page to stage. Emerging Artists previous productions include Urban Momfare (FringeNYC Encores 2014), The Sensational Josephine Baker (Theatre Row), and the NY Times acclaimed Penny Penniworth. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis to Premiere TYPHOID MARY, 4/30-5/24Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis to Premiere TYPHOID MARY, 4/30-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the World Premiere production of Typhoid Mary opening April 30, 2015 on the Frank and Katrina Basile Stage. This production runs through May 24, 2015, with Bill Simmons serving as director. Tom Horan wrote Typhoid Mary in 2013 during his first season as the Phoenix Theatre's Playwright-in-Residence. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Coming to Washington, D.C.MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Coming to Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s "Queen of Disco," Sylvester, returns to Washington, D.C. for one special performance at The Howard Theatre (620 T Street, NW; Washington, D.C. 20001) on Monday, May 25th, 2015 (doors open at 6:00pm; 7:00pm curtain). Tickets are priced from $69.50 - $89.50 and are now on sale online at www.FabulousSylvester.com. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Debra Cox's New Ballad 'More Than I Knew'FIRST LISTEN: Debra Cox's New Ballad 'More Than I Knew'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Debra Cox's new R&B pop ballad 'More Than I Knew' will be released on iTunes on April 14th. The song is the first official single from her forthcoming sixth album, 'Work of Art.' (more...)

THEATER TALK to Spotlight AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Josephine Baker This WeekendTHEATER TALK to Spotlight AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Josephine Baker This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

This week's THEATER TALK celebrates composer George Gershwin and his 1928 symphonic poem, An American in Paris, now coming to Broadway as an adaptation of the 1951 Academy Award-winning film. THEATER TALK welcomes musical theater historian Robert Kimball (author of the bestselling coffee-table book The Gershwins), and Rob Fisher, musical director of the show, to discuss the composer and how his work is being adapted anew. (more...)

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