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Prince & More Featured on New Season of Reelz Series AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF..., 5/20
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

REELZ today announced the return of AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF... original documentary series with a new episode about pop icon Prince on Saturday, May 20 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. (more...)

Sam Fazio and Kimberly Gordon to Headline LEGENDS OF THE EMPIRE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Hiball Events and the Palmer House Hilton present this special evening that will revisit the glitz and glamor of the historic Empire Room. Spend the evening with vocalists Sam Fazio and Kimberly Gordon, along with a 6-piece band, to hear the music made famous by performers of the room like Bobby Darin, Pearl Bailey, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole. After the show, guests can stay for dancing in one of the last great rooms in the city. (more...)

SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING, Meaghan Burke, THE MEETING* and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its lineup of nightly performances, May 10-21, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

U.S. Premiere of 4000 DAYS Continues Through June 4 at Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series season with the emotionally powerful 4000 Days in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Peter Quilter drama runs through June 4. (more...)

Ali Harper to Return to The Court Theatre in SONGS FOR NOBODIES
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Ten years after taking to the stage in the one-woman show, Bombshells, Ali Harper is back to delight Christchurch audiences in Joanna Murray-Smith's Songs for Nobodies. (more...)

Musical Comedy BASTARD JONES Sets Off-Broadway Opening Date
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

nancy manocherian's the cell (Artisitic Director, Kira Simring) will present the Off Broadway Premiere of BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy based on Henry Fielding's bawdy 18th century novel, The History of Tom Jones. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway leading lady and Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico will return to the Broadway at Birdland Concert Series with 'Broadway Firecracker' on Monday, July 3 at 7pm at Birdland Jazz (315 West 44th Street), bringing this special summer holiday concert to her favorite jazz venue. (more...)

Media Theatre Presents ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

'Always, Patsy Cline' is the hit show with songs made famous by the legendary country singer. It's on stage at The Media Theatre June 15 to July 2, starring Broadway's Jenny Lee Stern. Performaces are Thursday nights at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm, and Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' to Present Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, 6/13
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of OLD HATS from Signature Theatre (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces PRIDE WEEK Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Come celebrate Pride Week in June at Joe's Pub! (more...)

Rare and Important Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures Are Going Up For Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On June 9th in Los Angeles, Profiles in History will auction off 50 rare Disney theme park cast member attraction costumes. It is the largestcollection to ever be offered at auction. Highlights include, a five piece Haunted Mansion gothic style costume, pictured left, and a four piece, Haunted Mansion, gothic style maid costume, each is estimated to sell for $900 - $1,500. Costumes from almost every Disney attraction are included like, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hall of Presidents, Tomorrowland, Animal Kingdom and they are each estimated to sell in the range of $100 - $800. (more...)

Rare and Important Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures Up For Auction
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2017

On June 9th in Los Angeles, Profiles in History will auction off 50 rare Disney theme park cast member attraction costumes. I (more...)

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

One of the UK's best-loved plays, Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, has gone into rehearsals at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. The show will open the theatre's summer season in June. (more...)

Share presents 64th ANNUAL BOOMTOWN 2017 GALA
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

SHARE, INC., the 64 year-old philanthropic organization dedicated to raising funds for developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children as well as medical research, hosted its annual Boomtown gala, "Let's Dance" tonight, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.  The evening honored inspirational dance philanthropist Glorya Kaufman with the "Shining Spirit Award." (more...)

Calling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are Open
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  (more...)

BWW Review: CRAZY FOR YOU at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - May 19, 2017

I have great advice for The Gershwin Trust, those descendants of George and Ira who have clipped coupons all their lives by virtue of the brothers' genius and copywrite law. They wrote 17 Broadway shows. Only one, GIRL CRAZY (rewritten and renamed CRAZY FOR YOU, compiled without input from The Trust in 1992 and choreographed by Candlelight's own superstar Sue Stroman) is produced contemporarily (more...)

BWW Interview: Choreographer Denis Jones on Tony Nomination and MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Bob Rizzo - May 19, 2017

Tony-nominee Denis Jones talks HOLIDAY INN, his journey as a choreographer, and MARY POPPINS at Papermill Playhouse (more...)

Carolee Carmello, HELLO, DOLLY!, Tony Awards Get the Spotlight This Spring/Summer on NPR's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In May, June & July the NPR Program "Broadway to Main Street" hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NY/Long Island NPR-member station WPPB/88.3FM will feature interviews with Tony Award-nominee & Sweeney Todd star Carolee Carmello (May 28); a retrospective of The 1967 Tony Awards (June 4); a 2017 Tony Awards Special on Tonys Sunday (6/11) with recordings of all the top nominees for Best Musical and the best musical performer nominees including Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Ben Platt and more; a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (6/18); a Hello, Dolly! themed show (6/25) with musical selections from Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Merman, as well as selections from the new Bette Midler recording; and for a special July 4 holiday weekend show with original 1776 star William Daniels (July 3). (more...)

Seth Sikes Returns to Provincetown with Two Tribute Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Seth Sikes will return to Provincetown as part of the 2017 Broadway Series season at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theatre. Sikes is one of New York's best known nightclub performers and his debut at the Paramount last year sold-out as has each of his appearances at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Shaina Taub, Molly Pope and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from May 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Mario Cantone Makes Café Carlyle Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone makes his Cafe Carlyle debut, June 20 - 23. (more...)

VIDEO: Creator Ray Rackham On The Inspiration For New Musical JUDY!
by West End Video - May 10, 2017

A series of three short documentaries will be released prior to the official opening of the beautifully poignant biographical musical 'Judy!'; charting the turbulent life of acclaimed chanteuse Judy Garland; opening this May at the Arts Theatre, in London's West End. (more...)

Ron Dabney Comes to the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

'OH BROADWAY,  MY BROADWAY' … and not like you've ever heard before!  Come join us for this new show, featuring a fresh take on a few stage standards, along with other should-have-been classics from the less explored Great White Way. (more...)

NBC Has Heaven On Its Mind! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! to Air on Easter Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!,” a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The event will be executive produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.  (more...)

Director Danielle Howard Returns to Hackmatack for Season's First Show SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

When Danielle Howard of Dover heard that Hackmatack Playhouse was producing "She Loves Me" this summer, she immediately called to see if the Berwick summer theater needed a director for this 1963 musical that is one of her favorites. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 8, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The musical adaptation of the cult '90s hit ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION makes its World Premiere in Seattle! (more...)

Bernadette Robinson Returns to the Stage with THE SHOW GOES ON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Following the success of Songs for Nobodies and Pennsylvania Avenue, producer Harley Medcalf and Duet Productions are proud to present a brand new show "THE SHOW GOES ON", featuring the incredible talents of Bernadette Robinson. (more...)

Bernadette Robinson Returns with New Show THE SHOW GOES ON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Following the success of Songs for Nobodies and Pennsylvania Avenue, producer Harley Medcalf and Duet Productions are proud to present a brand new show "THE SHOW GOES ON", featuring the incredible talents of Bernadette Robinson. (more...)

Gloria Swansong Pays Tribute to Judy Garland in JUDY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

In JUDY AT THE STONEWALL, drag artist Gloria Swansong presents her one-woman tribute to the legend of legends: Judy Garland. In this 90-minute entirely lip synced performance, Ms. Swansong becomes Judy at the height of her stardom. From 'Live at Carnegie Hall' to 'A Star is Born' to 'The Judy Garland Show', Judys life unfolds through song, dance and costume in what were her most joyous, iconic and sometimes painful performances (more...)

Tori Scott Makes UK Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Robin Rayner has the pleasure of presenting Tori Scott's UK debut at The Marlborough in Brighton followed by Live at Zedel in London. (more...)

THE GIRL WHO JUMPED OFF THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN Will Play Two Producer's Encore Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Four-time 2017 Fringe Festival Award nominee The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign, written and performed by Joanne Hartstone and directed by Vince Fusco, will play two Producer's Encore performances at the Lounge Theatre on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1 at 8pm. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

getTV Celebrates Legendary Entertainer Lena Horne With Evening of 1960s TV Appearances
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

In celebration of the 100 th anniversary of the birth of legendary star of music, stage, and screen Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 May 9, 2010), one of the most iconic African American stars of the 20 thcentury, getTV is proud to present a triple play of classic (and rare) Horne television appearances from the 1960s (more...)

Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BASTARD JONES Raises $10K 'Birthday Gift' for Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy opening tonight June 22nd at nancy manocherian's the cell (Artistic Director, Kira Simring), has raised $10,000 for Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund, dedicated to ending homelessness of LGBTQ youth. (more...)

BWW Review: A ERA DO ROCK (Rock of Ages) Rocks in São Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Jun 22, 2017

In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker  in LA's most famous rock club, and they fell in love to the greatest songs of the '80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told through the mind-blowing, face-melting hits of Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison and many more. Don't miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on. (more...)

David Bowie, Prince, Michael Jackson Items & More Set for Profiles in History's Hollywood Auction 89
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Profiles in History is proud to announce theperformance worn costumes from music icons will be going up for auction at their three day, Hollywood Auction 89, next week in Los Angeles. (more...)

Pride Weekend, Tori Scott, Shaina Taub and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for this week, June 21 - July 2. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre Presents TAMARIE'S MERRY EVENING OF MISTAKES AND REGRETS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Tamarie Cooper and friends are mixing up their usual musical formula, with a brand-new cabaret of sorts - filtered, of course, through Cooper's weird and wacky brain. (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/19 to 6/25
by BWW Staff - Jun 19, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Now On Sale at bergenPAC: Charlie Zaa, Blondie, Rufus Wainwright and David Sedaris
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

New shows on sale this Friday: Charlie Zaa, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Blondie, presented by WFUV, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 8 p.m.; Rufus Wainwright, presented by WFUV, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.; David Sedaris, Friday, April 6, 2018, 8 p.m. Tickets available June 23 at 11 a.m.at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

BWW Review: CRAZY FOR YOU at Theatre In The Park
by Alan Portner - Jun 19, 2017

'Crazy For You,' now playing at the Theatre In The Park in Shawnee Mission Park, is the theatrical equivalent of the 'Little Engine That Could.' It represents the fifth generation of musical shows based on George and Ira Gershwin's 1930 'Girl Crazy' score. Even though the original version kicked off the careers of Ethel Merman and Ginger Rogers, none of these shows remotely resembles any of its siblings. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Opens at Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

One of the UK's best-loved plays, Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, has opened the summer season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Chicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Hologram USA Networks Inc.  today announced a partnership with Chicago's historic Avalon Regal Theater to install its patented hologram technology on a permanent basis, allowing live artists to be "beamed" in by telepresence, and for performances by Hologram USA's recreated stars from the past.  The Avalon Regal and the Hologram USA theater in Los Angeles, will be the first full time dedicated hologram theaters in the United States, and their launch kicks off a campaign to build and install 100 theaters nationwide. The network of theaters will be supported by Hologram USA Networks and the FilmOn TV and FOTV Media Group. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Movie Star News Archive, Photos & More at Profiles in History's Hollywood Auction 89
by Movies News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Profiles in History is proud to announce, the Movie Star News archive of over 1,000,000 Hollywood and entertainment photographs, will be going up for auction during their three day Hollywood Auction 89 in Los Angeles. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting and Creative Team for HIT THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details for the Regional Premiere of Hit the Wall by multi-award-winning playwright Ike Holter. Hit the Wall will be directed by Joanie Schultz, and marks her WTT directorial inauguration. Hit the Wall will run July 28th - August 20th, 2017, in the Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre. The cast features Kelsey Leigh Ervi as Peg, Joshua Gonzales as Tano, Walter Lee as Carson, Gregory Lush as Cop, Camille Monae as Roberta, Stephen Rosenberger as Newbie, Rashaun Sibley as Mika, Garret Storms as Cliff, Jacie Hood Wenzel as Madeline, and Brandon Whitlock as A-Gay. (more...)

SUMMER SERENADE is a Musical Tribute to the 1930s, 40s & 50s
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Thinking Cap Theatre at The Vanguard is excited to present SUMMER SERENADE, a ONE NIGHT ONLY engagement featuring music of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, performed by four of South Florida's finest musical artists. The two-act concert will run 90-minutes with a 10-minute intermission. (more...)

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