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Radiohead Among Winners at A2IM's 6th Annual Libera Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

At NYC's PlayStation Theater last night, A2IM honored a select list of luminaries in a star-studded, highly-anticipated awards ceremony. Presented by SoundExchange, the 6th annual Libera Awards gave members of the independent music community an opportunity to come together and celebrate their peers. (more...)

Boston Pops, Chita Rivera, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for MPAC's 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Monday!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Boston Pops, Ringo Starr, Randy Newman, Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune, Sutton Foster and A Chorus Line are just a few of the headline events coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) during its 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Treat Dad to DINING and the ARTS
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 9, 2017

Make a day of it and plan an outing for Father's Day. Check out our suggestions for museums, shows, events, and attractions that you can pair with a local restaurant. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING Visits Manchester Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott are delighted to announce that the new UK production of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, is mamboing back onto the road after a sensational Christmas season in the West End followed by international dates in Bremen and Cannes. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Replaces Nancy Opel in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Just announced, Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will join Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Seacoast Rep to Stage Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Seacoast entertainment scene has been reeling this year with the loss of cherished Portsmouth nightspots, but audiences will get a chance to 'look on the bright side of life' with the Seacoast Repertory Theatre's production of Monty Pythons' SPAMALOT.   (more...)

VIDEO: Kings of Leon Perform 'Reverend' on LATE LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, music guest Kings of Leon performed 'Reverend' from London's Central Hall Westminster. (more...)

World-Renowned Singer, Composer and Painter David D'or Brings His Unique Artistry to US this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

When David D'or begins to sing, captains and Kings, popes and presidents all stop to listen. (more...)

Texas Power Metal Vets Helstar Release New Video for 'Awaken Unto Darkness'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Texas Power Metal Kings Helstar have released the video for “Awaken Unto Darkness”, the new single from their current LP Vampiro, a continuation of their classic 1989 Metal Blade release Nosferatu. (more...)

Latinx Stars to Heat Up New York City This Summer and Fall at MSG
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company welcomes ten highly-anticipated Latin tours to New York City this summer and fall. (more...)

River Studios Appoints Interim CEO to Strengthen Operations and Cement Brand Leadership in Virtual Reality
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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The Wallis Youth Theater Company presents Gareth Jandrell's THEBES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Under the auspices of GRoW @ The Wallis, The Wallis Youth Theater Company presents its second theater production of the 2016-17 season, playwright Gareth Jandrell's Thebes, which makes its North American premiere on Saturday, June 10 at 8pm and Sunday, June 11 at 6pm at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. Ravaged by climate change and shaken by political turmoil, the citizens of Thebes must unite in order to revolutionize their democracy. From Oedipus to Antigone, the story of Thebes  remains a fascinating exploration of fate, morality and power, two and a half thousand years after the saga was originally written. Thebes is directed by Madeleine Dahm, with lighting design by Bosco Flanagan, recently named Lighting Designer of the Year by Los Angeles' Stage Raw. The cast includes young actors: Trecey Dory, Malakai Jones, Jayde Kief, Samantha Marino, Kelvin Morales, Jordan Rodriguez, Alexander Sheldon and Clementine Turner. (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED SHOES, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 7, 2017

A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion. (more...)

Marty O'Donnell and Russell Brower to Appear in VIDEO GAMES LIVE at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents VIDEO GAMES LIVE hosted and produced by game industry superstar Tommy Tallarico with special guest performances by Marty O'Donnell, composer of the Halo Series and Blizzard Entertainment's Russell Brower, famed composer and audio director of World of Warcraft, Starcart II, Diablo III and more. (more...)

Freddie Flintoff to Make Stage Debut in FAT FRIENDS - THE MUSICAL Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Former England cricket captain, and star of SKY's League of Their Own, Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff will swap the cricket pitch to tread the boards as he joins an all star cast for the world premiere of Kay Mellor's Fat Friends - the Musical. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

Rec Room Arts Continues Inaugural Season with DEAD ROCKSTAR SING-A-LONG CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

George Michael, 53, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on June 25, 1963 in Finchley, North London, died December 25, 2016 and left the world broken-hearted. One of the greatest singers, songwriters, and pop sensations of our generation, his catchy, upbeat music demands that the listener move, dance, sing-along, foot-tap, shimmy/shake, and feel good. (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Nat Geo WILD Announces All-New Jawsome 'SharkFest' Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

With the help of scientists and shark experts, SharkFest will deliver the facts and raise awareness about these 'jawsome' animals in more than 131 countries and 38 languages. (more...)

BWW Previews: ROCKLAND BERGEN MUSIC FESTIVAL at German Masonic Park
by Peter Danish - Jun 21, 2017

This weekend the biggest music festival of the year in Rockland & Bergen County will be held at the German Masonic Park in Blauvelt! (more...)

St. Vincent Coming to DPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

St. Vincent has announced the "Fear the Future Tour," her first extended run of dates in over two years.  St. Vincent will be at DPAC on Saturday November 25, 2017. (more...)

Art Garfunkel, Living Colour and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a solo performance from Art Garfunkel of the legendary rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, groundbreaking funk-metal group Living Colour, an acoustic show with Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene and more. (more...)

NBCSN to Air Coverage of 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft Live from Las Vegas
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The NHL celebrates the top performances from the 2016-17 season and looks ahead to the 2017-18 campaign and beyond this week, beginning tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with live coverage of the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The NHL Expansion Draft will reveal the first members of the NHL's 31st team, the Vegas Golden Knights, who begin play in the upcoming 2017-18 season. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Folk & Country Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to support exciting upcoming performances including some of Folk and Country's most enticing artists! Highlights include Kentucky singer/songwriter Joan Shelley on June 21-22; an all-acoustic show from Okkervil River with opener Jesse Hale Moore on June 27; Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams together on July 12-13; Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame inductee Jeffrey Steele on July 14; experimental fiddle from Gaelynn Lea, last year's Tiny Desk Contest winner, with opener and Kerrville New Folk winner Ben de la Cour on July 15; the album release of Tacoma Narrows' The Currents We Are In, also on July 15, Tony Trischka's Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan on July 23; Jean Rohe performing songs from her work-in-progress, 'The Odysseus Agreement,' on July 29; and, singer/pianist Olivia Chaney, who is currently collaborating with The Decemberists on the British Folk project Offa Rex, on August 3. Scroll down for more details, pricing and more! (more...)

Saxon Release 14 CD Box Set Solid Book of Rock with Bonus Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Forget box-sets and get The Book Set... British heavy metal legends, SAXON, are to release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 4, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - Jun 19, 2017

This Royal Throne of KingsNeill Robertson is having a very good year. After a triumphant turn in Hedwig and the Angry Inch just one month ago, he here presents us with a Richard II that is nothing less than a lesson for us all. (more...)

Melbourne Comedy's RISING STARS Returns Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

After SOLD OUT shows, Melbourne's hottest line-up of emerging comedians is back with a very special line-up of comedians from TV and radio!  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: New Australian Play SUNSET STRIP Finds Humour Even When Everything Seems Hopeless.
by Jade Kops - Jun 18, 2017

Suzie Miller's new work SUNSET STRIP is a wonderful new Australian play that is presented with a recognisable truth and honesty. Finding hope in darkness, questioning whether habits can be changed and the importance of love and family is examined with a humour in amongst the hurt with a perfect balance that gives hope without sugar coating reality. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Leoni (Writer/Director) and Erica Katzin (The Temp) Share Their Experience Presenting ELEVATOR, Extended to July 30 due to Sold Out Houses!
by Shari Barrett - Jun 16, 2017

ELEVATOR is currently enjoying a sold-out run at the Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood, and due to ticket demand, has been extended again through July 30, 2017. I originally reviewed the show in April 2017 and was fascinated by the level of audience emotional attachment to the characters, so I arranged an interview with writer/director Michael Leoni and one of the featured actors in show, Erica Katzin, who plays The Temp, hoping some of their comments will encourage you to order your tickets NOW before the Los Angeles run ends. (more...)

The Little Theatre Chennai Announces The Little Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Culture is not definable based on one race or religion.But rather the result of multiple factors that change as the world changes."The Little Festival" is a wonderful platform for various countries to strengthen ties with the youth of India.  (more...)

Ciaran Sheehan and Sarah Muirhead to Headline SHOW BOAT at Reagle Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Broadway's "Phantom," Ciaran Sheehan, returns to Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston to take on the role of GAYLORD RAVENAL in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's 1927 masterpiece Show Boat. Running from July 6-16 for 8 performances only, Show Boat will also star Boston's own Sarah Oakes Muirhead (Sunday in the Park with George) as MAGNOLIA HAWKS.  (more...)

Australian Premiere of DRY LAND Announced for Kings Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Highly acclaimed companies, Outhouse Theatre Co and Mad March Hare, join forces to present the Australian premiere of Dry Land, the riveting play by much-heralded newcomer Ruby Rae Spiegel. The play, that has created a huge stir amongst critics and audiences across the U.S. and London, will have its Australian premiere at the Kings Cross Theatre (KXT) from 28 July. (more...)

Tom Glover's WET BREAD to Play at Festival 47
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Inspired by the aftermath of the 2015 General Election, Wet Bread comes to Festival 47 at Kings Head Theatre following a highly successful run at the Brighton Fringe. Written by BBC Trans Comedy Award winner Tom Glover, Wet Bread is a one-woman satire about left-wing activism in a right-wing world. (more...)

Irish Rep to Continue New Works Reading Series with CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 11th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Jimmy Murphy's play CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS. Directed by Irish Rep Literary Manager Kara Manning, the reading will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 3:00pm at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

Mike Jibson, Ash Hunter, and Jamael Westman to Take Their Shot in West End HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

London's Hamilton has found its ten-dollar founding father. The Daily Mail writes that Jamael Westman will take on the title role originated by Lin-Manuel Miranda on Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: Hal Prince Chats with Andrew Lloyd Webber Live At the Other Palace!
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2017

Earlier this week, Live at The Other Palace streamed a conversation between Broadway legend Hal Prince and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented by four shows on Broadway. Watch below as they chat about hits, flops, and everything Broadway! (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

Alvarez Kings Share New Video + U.S. Headline Tour Kicks Off Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Premiering via Yahoo! Music, U.K.-based alternative pop quartet Alvarez Kings have shared a new lyric video for their song 'Postcards from Berlin,' off their debut album Somewhere Between. (more...)

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Fourth Annual NIGHT AT THE MUSEUMS 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

 The Downtown Culturals Group presents the fourth annual Night at the Museums, bringing visitors and locals of Lower Manhattan unique experiences at 15 of the area's most diverse and culturally significant institutions. The event is presented as a part of River To River Festival 2017, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's annual summer arts festival. Night at the Museums takes place on Tuesday, June 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Admission is free and many of the sites offer special programming and tours. (more...)

Tim Daly and Tyne Daly to Star in Dorset Theatre Festival's DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring brother and sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After closing its widely successful 25th anniversary season, and recently garnering six Helen Hayes Awards (including 'Outstanding Production, Play'), Folger Theatre announces the upcoming 2017/18 season. Cited as 'the go-to local troupe for classical innovation' (The Washington Post), Folger Theatre will present a season of epic tales of power, passion, and politics to spark the imagination. (more...)

Tom Jones to Headline bergenPAC's 2017 Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Tom Jones will headline Bergen Performing Arts Center's 2017 Fall Gala, which is sponsored by Benzel Busch, on Friday, September 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Tegan And Sara to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of The Con With Fall 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, Tegan and Sara announced plans to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of their fifth studio album, The Con, with a special North American tour. They will perform acoustic and intimate arrangements of all 14 of the album's songs, followed by a selection of fan favorites. (more...)

Miki Howard, Boy Named Banjo and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy nominated R&B artist Miki Howard, Nashville based roots band Boy Named Banjo, Grammy nominated rock band Fastball and more. (more...)

SISTER ACT, ABUNDANTLY Opens 6/25 at Kings Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

AbunDance Academy of the Arts, an established non-profit arts organization dedicated to offering children and adults affordable dance, theater, and musical instruction at all levels, presents a new work, "Sister Act, AbunDantly!", a theatrical dance performance featuring students and seasoned Broadway artists on the same stage. Inspired by the hit movies "Sister Act" and "Sister Act 2" starring Whoopi Goldberg, "Sister Act, AbunDantly" tells the story of a compassionate and successful Broadway star who returns to her hometown of Brooklyn to inject the arts into every corner of the borough. An inspiring story expressed primarily through dance and live music, "Sister Act AbunDantly!" brings Broadway to Brooklyn for all ages to enjoy! (more...)

Crown Royal Encourages You to 'Crown Your Father' Leading Into Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Still searching for the perfect gift to give to a generous dad this Father's Day? Look no further Crown Royal is giving dads the royal treatment and enabling you to 'Crown Your Father,' this month, creating a unique digital portrait that you can share with dad on social. Now through June 19 th, sons, daughters and spouses who are 21+ can visit www.CrownYourFather.com to create a portrait of their dads, husbands or father-like figures as a regal, shareable gift, honoring the generous spirit of fathers everywhere. (more...)

Bill Russell to Direct New Production of PAGEANT at the Camden Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Legendary musical writer and director Bill Russell (Side Show, Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens) reunites with actor Miles Western for a brand new production of Pageant, which ran in the West End and won Western an Olivier for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical. (more...)

Discover Korean Culture This Year with Korea/UK 2017-18 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Following the British Council's announcement of UK/Korea 2017/18 which will see British artists visit Korea, the Korean Cultural Centre UK today announces the wide programme of Korea/UK 2017-18 over the next twelve months, with the UK playing host to leading Korean artists from range of disciplines. (more...)

NJPAC Announces the 2017 TD James Moody Jazz Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The sixth annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival (November 4-12) is packed with performances by today's most listened-to luminaries on the jazz scene. (more...)

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Confirm Additional Headlining Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats confirm an additional concert at the band's hometown Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 29. They will be joined by Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires. The band's sold-out show on August 28 will be supported by The Budos Band. (more...)

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