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Marilyn Maye, Liz Callaway and Nick Ziobro Set for 'TIMELESS' at On Stage at Kingsborough, 10/18Marilyn Maye, Liz Callaway and Nick Ziobro Set for 'TIMELESS' at On Stage at Kingsborough, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

On Stage at Kingsborough announces its presentation of a unique, exclusive Brooklyn engagement of 'Timeless: Three Generations of the Great, American Songbook" on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at On Stage At Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn, New York. This performance opens the 2014-2015 Cabaret Series. (more...)

ROCKIN' RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN and OZ IN CONCERT to Round Out PRiMA Theatre's 2014 SeasonROCKIN' RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN and OZ IN CONCERT to Round Out PRiMA Theatre's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

PRiMA's final productions of the 2014 season are nothing less than musical fireworks to celebrate the Fall and holiday season. (more...)

Karen Giorgio to Bring '5 TIMES A LADY' to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 10/9Karen Giorgio to Bring '5 TIMES A LADY' to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

On Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 PM, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage and Sher Krieger Events are presenting Karen Giorgio in '5 Times A Lady: Bette, Barbra, Judy, Ella, Billie - Their Songs, Their Stories.' (more...)

Seth Sikes to Sing Judy Garland Tunes at 54 Below, 10/22Seth Sikes to Sing Judy Garland Tunes at 54 Below, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Seth Sikes in an evening of Judy Garland's most celebrated songs -- some of them in her key. Mostly known in the theater as an Assistant Director (on shows like The Nance, Tribes, and Pageant), Sikes gets on the stage this time with a full band to recount how Garland captivated him as a young boy in Paris, TX, and to sing her greatest hits. Surprise special guests may also appear. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Open This Weekend at the John W. Engeman TheaterTHE WIZARD OF OZ to Open This Weekend at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is thrilled to announce the opening of THE WIZARE OF OZ on Saturday, September 27th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SFNY's NSFW '80s IN OUR UNDIES Is Pretty In Pink, Ebony, and IvoryBWW Reviews: SFNY's NSFW '80s IN OUR UNDIES Is Pretty In Pink, Ebony, and Ivory
by Katricia Lang - Sep 22, 2014

I am not an '80s fan. (Why the shoulder pads and clashing colors, '80s?) But, '80s IN OUR UNDIES' Judy Garland-esque mix of funny anecdotes and virtuosic vocals is appealing. (more...)

Judy Garland & More Featured on Barry Manilow's Upcoming Album 'My Dream Duets', Out 10/27Judy Garland & More Featured on Barry Manilow's Upcoming Album 'My Dream Duets', Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Modern technology has given GRAMMY, TONY, and EMMY Award-winning musician and pop legend Barry Manilow the opportunity to record his 'dream' duets with his own musical heroes on his latest album, MY DREAM DUETS. (more...)

Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME on Saturday, September 27th. The multi-media musical weaves together the songs of Al Jolson to tell the story of his father as a young man, growing up in the early part of the 20th Century, through Prohibition, The Great Depression, WWII, and into the present day, and of his own personal encounters with such iconic Jolson associates as Ruby Keeler, Patsy Kelly, Judy Garland, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and others. Featuring such all-time American Songbook classics as 'Rockabye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody', 'Swanee', 'You Made Ne Love You' and many more. (more...)

New Line Cinema to Make L. Frank Baum BiopicNew Line Cinema to Make L. Frank Baum Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

There will be a new Wizard of Oz-related film in the near future. According to Oh No They Didn't!, New Line Cinema has picked up a script by Josh Golden about The Wizard of Oz author, L. Frank Baum. Entitled ROAD TO OZ, this biographical feature tells the story of Baum's early life. Beau Flynn is set to produce through FlynnPictureCo. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/19Rufus Wainwright to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Grammy nominee Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. In his Best of Rufus Wainwright concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, October 19, at 8 p.m., he'll bring together a variety of genres including, pop, opera, baroque, rock, classical and ragtime into his own unique style. (more...)

New LIFE History Of THE WIZARD OF OZ Book Out TodayNew LIFE History Of THE WIZARD OF OZ Book Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2014

A comprehensive new volume tracing the legacy and lore of classic movie musical THE WIZARD OF OZ courtesy of LIFE is now available to order. (more...)

Jamie deRoy, Bud Powell Birthday Celebration & More Set for Birdland, Week of 9/22Jamie deRoy, Bud Powell Birthday Celebration & More Set for Birdland, Week of 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 22 - September 28, featuring Bud Powell Birthday Celebration, Jamie deRoy & Friends, Barbara Carroll, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, and more! (more...)

12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Here at BroadwayWorld.com, we could not be more excited about the upcoming September 16 release of the highly anticipated latest album, PARTNERS, from Broadway's greatest export, Barbra Streisand. In honor of the album's 12 brand new duets, we are counting down with 12 days of Barbra! To pre-order the album, click here for Amazon.com, iTunes.com or to order direct. Today we are focusing our attention on the starry collection of collaborators on the new album from the recording icon. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Jane Lynch On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, GLEE Final Season, ANNIE On Broadway, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT Emmy Win, Upcoming Projects & MoreInDepth InterView: Jane Lynch On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, GLEE Final Season, ANNIE On Broadway, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT Emmy Win, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Today we are talking to a two-time Emmy Award-winning stage and screen star who counts a modern-day TV icon among her most memorable roles, none other than nefarious and outrageous Sue Sylvester on FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE, the versatile Jane Lynch. Shedding light on her hosting duties for the upcoming GLBT equality charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, set to star Sting, Billy Porter and Patti LuPone, Lynch opens up about the importance of the cause and why she was drawn to participating in the show next week. Additionally, Lynch shares stories from her early theatre days - including performing in an amateur production of UPRISING OF LOVE co-producer Stephen Schwartz's own musical GODSPELL. Plus, Lynch recounts her experiences performing material from beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE on GLEE - with the world premiere of "Little Girls" having been hosted right here on BroadwayWorld - as well as her reflections on starring as Miss Hannigan in the most recent Broadway revival of the popular show. Of course, Lynch shares a brief but tantalizing preview of what viewers and gleeks alike can expect from the final season of GLEE, now back where it all began at McKinley High in Lima, Ohio. All of that, new information on her upcoming onscreen reunion with GLEE co-star Matthew Morrison and much, much more! (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents TV'S GREATEST HITS with Steven Reineke and Nicole Parker, 9/26-28The Houston Symphony Presents TV'S GREATEST HITS with Steven Reineke and Nicole Parker, 9/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

On September 26, 27 and 28, guest conductor Steven Reineke and the wickedly funny singer/comedian Nicole Parker of MADtv and Broadway's Wicked join the Houston Symphony to take you on a fantastical journey through the themes and anthems of your favorite hit TV shows from the last 50 years. Be it the nostalgia of The Muppet Show Overture, the emotional intensity of themes from Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones, the original anthem of "Don't Forget Me/Let Me Be Your Star" from Smash, or the fun of a game show medley, TV's Greatest Hits will hit all the high notes in a salute to music of the small screen. Additionally, Parker truly shines in a tribute to iconic variety show performances like Carol Burnett and Judy Garland. Parker's comedic style, improvisational background and vocal skills make for an unforgettable night of audience participation in sing alongs and an on-stage game show. This concert is made possible in part through the support of Cynthia Woods Mitchell POPS at Jones Hall and BBVA Compass. (more...)

GLORIOUS! to Run 10/10-11/2 at ICTGLORIOUS! to Run 10/10-11/2 at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Based on a true story, Glorious! is Peter Quilter's hilarious, Olivier-nominated comedy that invites us into the world of this New York socialite of great passion, considerable wealth and zero talent who fancied herself an opera diva. Richard Israel directs a four-week run at International City Theatre, opening Oct. 10. (more...)

Nicole Parker & Steven Reineke to Join Houston Symphony to Perform TV's Greatest Hits, 9/26-28Nicole Parker & Steven Reineke to Join Houston Symphony to Perform TV's Greatest Hits, 9/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

On September 26, 27 and 28, guest conductor Steven Reineke and the wickedly funny singer/comedian Nicole Parker of MADtv and Broadway's Wicked join the Houston Symphony to take you on a fantastical journey through the themes and anthems of your favorite hit TV shows from the last 50 years. Be it the nostalgia of The Muppet Show Overture, the emotional intensity of themes from Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones, the original anthem of "Don't Forget Me/Let Me Be Your Star" from Smash, or the fun of a game show medley, TV's Greatest Hits will hit all the high notes in a salute to music of the small screen. Additionally, Parker truly shines in a tribute to iconic variety show performances like Carol Burnett and Judy Garland. Parker's comedic style, improvisational background and vocal skills make for an unforgettable night of audience participation in sing alongs and an on-stage game show. This concert is made possible in part through the support of Cynthia Woods Mitchell POPS at Jones Hall and BBVA Compass. (more...)

BWW Previews: KSU + The Musical Project = BABES IN ARMSBWW Previews: KSU + The Musical Project = BABES IN ARMS
by Roy Berko - Sep 10, 2014

There's a new couple in town. The musical Theatre Project and Kent State's Musical Theatre program are joining forces to do a staged reading/sing-through of the musical 'Babes in Arms.' (more...)

Katie Thompson and More to Honor Julie Andrews in THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 10/19Katie Thompson and More to Honor Julie Andrews in THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, October 19 at 9:30 PM for the continuation of its landmark 6th season. The October show will include a tribute to the Broadway and Hollywood star Julie Andrews, with special guests Katie Thompson, Gabrielle Stravelli, Kim Smith, Danielle Grabianowski, Rob Maitner, Josh Sharp and Aaron Jackson. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Grammy Nominated Songstress JANE MONHEIT Talks About Saban Appearance, October 19BWW Interviews: Grammy Nominated Songstress JANE MONHEIT Talks About Saban Appearance, October 19
by Don Grigware - Oct 9, 2014

Singer Jane Monheit will appear October 19 at the Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills singing the jazz of Judy Garland. Her latest CD - there are 9 - is called the heart of the matter (cover pictured above). Since high school, she has been dazzling audiences world-wide with her beautiful multi-ranged voice. For a young singer to concentrate on jazz and the classics is in itself quite extraordinary in this day and age. Monheit graduated with a BA from the Manhattan School of Music winning many prizes and is a two-time Grammy nominee. She is married to drummer Rick Montalbano Jr. and has one little boy. (more...)

JUDY: A LIFE IN SONG to Play Glen Street Theatre, 21 OctoberJUDY: A LIFE IN SONG to Play Glen Street Theatre, 21 October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

International performer Melanie Parry brings to life the legend of Judy Garland in this sensational, spellbinding concert Judy: A Life in Song at Glen Street Theatre on Tuesday 21 October. (more...)

Victor Garber to Play Arrogant Nuclear Physicist on New CW Drama THE FLASHVictor Garber to Play Arrogant Nuclear Physicist on New CW Drama THE FLASH
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Victor Garber has signed on to the cast of the new hit CW drama series THE FLASH . The actor will have a recurring role as comic book character Dr. Martin Stein. (more...)

Concierto tributo a Cole Porter protagonizado por Maribel PerConcierto tributo a Cole Porter protagonizado por Maribel Per
by Roberto Rodríguez - Oct 7, 2014

La actriz Maribel Per y el pianista Yerko Cano abrirán las 'Galas Líricas en Otoño' del Teatro Tribueñe de Madrid con un concierto en el que se interpretará una selección de canciones del reconocido compositor y letrista estadounidense. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cult 'Caberlesque' Favorite Lady Rizo Graces The Stage Of The Copa Palm Springs 11/1BWW Interview: Cult 'Caberlesque' Favorite Lady Rizo Graces The Stage Of The Copa Palm Springs 11/1
by David Green - Oct 30, 2014

Grammy-winning Chanteuse and Comedienne, Lady Rizo, appears for one 'standing room only' performance at The Copa palm Springs on November 1 at 8:00 pm. The cult entertainer New York magazine hails as a 'Cabaret Superstar' has made her mark creating vintage arrangements & theatrical explorations of pop songs from every decade. Lady Rizo (nee Amelia Zirin-Brown) co-created the cult caburlesque spectacular Lady Rizo & the Assettes in 2005.In January 2010 she won her first Grammy on a duet with acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma that was released on a Holiday album featuring Diana Krall, James Taylor and Alison Krauss among others. She also sings and records with multi-platnum recording artist Moby and was nominated for an MVPA for the choreography the video for the single New York, New York featuring Debbie Harry. I had the cahncr to chat with Lady Rizo about her upcoming performance at The Copa and more. Here are a few highlights form that conversation: (more...)

Diane Pancel to Return to Palm Desert in LADIES OF HOLLYWOOD, 10/26Diane Pancel to Return to Palm Desert in LADIES OF HOLLYWOOD, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Back by popular audience demand, singer and actress Diane Pancel returns in her one-woman musical concert, "Ladies Of Hollywood", on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Ms. Dancel's show will complete the 5th season of the Sundays In Summer Series presented by Les Michaels at the Arthur Newman Theater at The Joslyn Center in Palm Desert. The show, which pays tribute to Doris Day, Judy Garland, and Marilyn Monroe, was a tremendous hit with the audience last season, making it an easy choice to replace Suzy Cadham who was scheduled but had to cancel. (more...)

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Returning to NYC this Holiday SeasonCHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Returning to NYC this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Richard Winchester, producer and co-founder of Artfull Circle Theatre in San Francisco has announced the return to New York of the hilarious holiday musical comedy hit, the Drama Desk nominated Christmas with the Crawfords coming to Abrons Art Center this December. CWTC stars downtown legend Joey Arias as Joan Crawford and Project Runway's Chris March as her darling daughter Christina. Connie Champagne returns as Judy Garland - a role in which she has garnered international acclaim. (more...)

13th Street Repertory Theater's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Open 11/913th Street Repertory Theater's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Open 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

When ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's "The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue" opens November 9th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC), it will include some Berlin rarities and rediscoveries unheard in a century, including some never-recorded Berlin numbers. (more...)

iHeartRadio Launches Exclusive BARRY MANILOW StationiHeartRadio Launches Exclusive BARRY MANILOW Station
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

iHeartMedia announced today that it has launched the Barry Manilow Music Station on iHeartRadio, its all-in-one streaming music and digital service. (more...)

All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 26, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey opens tonight, October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Steven Hoggett. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch the company onstage in a commercial for the show below! (more...)

O BRAZIL Film Series Kicks Off 10/25 at Museum of the Moving ImageO BRAZIL Film Series Kicks Off 10/25 at Museum of the Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

To celebrate the strength and vitality of the Brazilian film industry, Museum of the Moving Image will present a new ongoing series, O Brazil: Contemprary Brazilian Cinema. Featuring works by established directors and emerging filmmakers, this showcase will present a bird's eye view of a thriving film scene. The first installment, from November 22 through December 20, 2014, will include three films: My Mother Is a Character (Minha mãe é uma peça), starring the popular theater and TV comedian Paulo Gustavo in Brazil's biggest box-office hit of 2013; Casa Grande, Fellipe Barbosa 's coming-of-age drama that has been a hit at several international film festivals; and The Music According to Antonio Carlos Jobim (A música segundo Tom Jobim), a musical tribute to the artist who popularized bossa nova, by Cinema Novo pioneer Nelson Pereira dos Santos. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, John Lloyd Young, Sharon McNight and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in DecemberTovah Feldshuh, John Lloyd Young, Sharon McNight and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to announce the upcoming lineup for December 2014. Performers include Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh, Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, "American Idol's" Kimberley Locke, Tony Award nominee -- and San Francisco legend -- Sharon McNight, "America's Got Talent's" Shawn Ryan, Dave Damiani & the No Vacancy Orchestra with special guest Renee Olstead & Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., San Francisco's favorite Russian redhead Katya-Smirnoff-Skyy, crooner Russ Lorenson, Bay Area jazz singer Yvonne Flores and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: END OF THE RAINBOW - The Rainbow Shines Bright Over The PlayhouseBWW Reviews: END OF THE RAINBOW - The Rainbow Shines Bright Over The Playhouse
by Alex Urdiales - Oct 22, 2014

End of the Rainbow- The Rainbow shines bright over The Playhouse (more...)

THE MEETING* Returns to Los Angeles this WeekTHE MEETING* Returns to Los Angeles this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to THE BOOTLEG THEATER on Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 PM. After extended runs at 54 Below and Joe's Pub in New York, the show recently made its Los Angeles debut and is back for another performances. The Meeting* has been called 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post, and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening 'so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight.' The recent opening of the Fall season in New York sold out after a New York Times 'Arts & Leisure' feature. Special guests for the Los Angeles show will be announced soon. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Barry Manilow Duets with Louis Armstrong on 'Wonderful World'FIRST LISTEN: Barry Manilow Duets with Louis Armstrong on 'Wonderful World'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

'What A Wonderful World/What A Wonderful Life' with Louis Armstrong is available on Barry Manilow's new album, MY DREAM DUETS in stores October 27th. (more...)

Randy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRandy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

MUSIC MAN Among Reel 13's Classic Movie Musicals This OctoberMUSIC MAN Among Reel 13's Classic Movie Musicals This October
by Movies News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Viewers may find themselves singing in the shower, and pirouetting around the house all month as Reel 13 presents a classic song-and-dance film each week in October. (more...)

VIDEO: Barry Manilow Talks About Creation of New Album 'My Dream Duets'VIDEO: Barry Manilow Talks About Creation of New Album 'My Dream Duets'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

In the video below, Barry Manilow candidly talks about the creation of his new album, MY DREAM DUETS. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lakewood Theatre Company's SHE LOVES MEPhoto Flash: First Look at Lakewood Theatre Company's SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

She Loves Me, the 1963 Tony Award-winning musical, with book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, opens November 7, 2014 at Lakewood Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

4th Wall Theatre presents SHE LOVES ME in Concert, 10/24-264th Wall Theatre presents SHE LOVES ME in Concert, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

4th Wall Theatre, a non union professional theatre in Bloomfield, NJ is presenting She Loves Me in concert. The musical originally premiered on Broadway in 1963, and subsequently had productions in the West End in 1964 and award-winning revivals on each side of the Atlantic in the 1990's, as well as a benefit revival by The Roundabout in 2011. 4th Wall's production will be directed by Josh Penzell. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Judy Garland & Gene Kelly Commemorate Cole PorterTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Judy Garland & Gene Kelly Commemorate Cole Porter
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 16, 2014

Today we are honoring the 50th anniversary of Cole Porter's death with a tribute to the stage and screen composer extraordinaire. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS & More Will Be Featured in CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS on PBSSINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS & More Will Be Featured in CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Featuring some of the most iconic images ever recorded on film, five classic Hollywood musicals -- The Wizard of Oz, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Singin' in the Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Viva Las Vegas -- take viewers on a journey across the Golden Age of movie musicals, spanning the days from the Great Depression all the way to the Civil Rights Movement. With foot-stomping dance numbers, Technicolor fantasy worlds, and soaring ballads sung by some of the world's most beloved stars, these movies still inspire audiences to laugh, love and dream -- even when times are tough. Hosted by Nick Clooney, CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning November 29, 2014 (check local listings). (more...)

Music Legend Barry Manilow to Debut His Latest Album 'My Dream Duets' on QVCMusic Legend Barry Manilow to Debut His Latest Album 'My Dream Duets' on QVC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

GRAMMY, TONY, and EMMY Award-winning musician and pop legend Barry Manilow is scheduled to appear on QVC during the 'Barry Manilow: Q Sessions Live' broadcast Friday, October 17 at 6 PM (ET) to debut his latest album, MY DREAM DUETS. (more...)

'Judy Garland And Friends: Duets' & 'That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From The Judy Garland Show' Available On Savoy Jazz'Judy Garland And Friends: Duets' & 'That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From The Judy Garland Show' Available On Savoy Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Songstress Barbra Streisand has been garnering incredible attention and sales for her 'Partners' album, but Savoy Jazz has a few of the brightest gems in her duet repertoireher duets with icon Judy Garland. The songs featured on two Savoy Jazz releases 'Hooray For Love' medley which appears on 'Judy Garland and Friends: Duets' and the all-time classic 'Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again' medley taken from 'That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From the Judy Garland Show'are priceless recordings from the early 60's.Both albums are collections of hand-picked performances taken from the 1963 CBS-TV series 'The Judy Garland Show.' Compiled by Emmy-winning historian John Fricke, the stellar sets feature unforgettable performances (as well as many previously unavailable on CD), showcasing the talents of entertainers such as Streisand, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Lena Horne, Count Basie, Vic Damone and others. Also included in the packages are rare black and white photographs taken from rehearsals and tapings of the Garland series. (more...)

Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23
by Carol Kassie - Oct 13, 2014

The Boca Raton Theatre Guild was looking for something unique as a follow-up to the company's recent successful productions of Pippin and Chicago: 'Something modern - with music that would appeal to all generations,' says producer Keith Garsson. (more...)

The John Wilson Orchestra to Release New Album COLE PORTER IN HOLLYWOOD TomorrowThe John Wilson Orchestra to Release New Album COLE PORTER IN HOLLYWOOD Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The uniquely glamorous sound and the daredevil skill of the John Wilson Orchestra playing Hollywood and Broadway's most scintillating scores has made them one of the world's most beloved group of musicians. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at International City Theatre's GLORIOUS!Photo Flash: First Look at International City Theatre's GLORIOUS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Based on a true story, Glorious! is Peter Quilter's hilarious, Olivier-nominated comedy that invites us into the world of this New York socialite of great passion, considerable wealth and zero talent who fancied herself an opera diva. Richard Israel directs a four-week run at International City Theatre, opening tonight, Oct. 10. (more...)

BWW Catches up with the Cast of NEXT FALL; At the Southwark Playhouse Until 25th OctoberBWW Catches up with the Cast of NEXT FALL; At the Southwark Playhouse Until 25th October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld catches up with the cast of NEXT FALL the latest must-see at Southwark Playhouse. The play runs until 25th October. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre ThreeBWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano - Oct 1, 2014

The Tony nominated musical The Boy From Oz brings many emotions to the surface. The story is about the life of Australian entertainer Peter Allen. His zest for life, dealing with deteriorating health, and the love he is surrounded by create for the audience a roller coaster of feelings. For the record, Martin Sherman and Nick Enright have certainly created a story of heart and perseverance. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & NovemberPatti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Justin Sayre's THE MEETING to Honor Julie Andrews This Month at Joe's PubJustin Sayre's THE MEETING to Honor Julie Andrews This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, October 19 at 9:30 PM for the launch of its landmark 6th season. The October show will include a tribute to the Broadway and Hollywood star Julie Andrews, with special guests to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

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