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Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In its ongoing effort to profile how dance pairs with every style of music, Nashville Ballet will pay homage to the diverse musical genres that earned Nashville the title of "Music City," at its premier fundraising event Ballet Ball, held on March 4, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents POKEMON: SYMPHONIC EVOLUTIONS, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

On March 4 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Chad Seiter leads the Utah Symphony in the official Pokemon live orchestral concert, "Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions.' Tickets are available starting at $48 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Billy Joel to Perform Record Breaking 43rd Show at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company announced today the unprecedented 43rd consecutive show by Legendary musician and MSG franchise Billy Joel on July 5, 2017. The July show is part of his residency at The World's Most Famous Arena which began in January 2014 with Joel playing one show per month at The Garden as part of the Spectrum Concert Series. The July show will be Joel's 89th all-time performance at The Garden. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents the Return of BALLET ACROSS AMERICA Series in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Celebrating innovation and diversity in American ballet, the Kennedy Center presents the return of its weeklong Ballet Across America series, April 17 and April 19-23, for seven performances in the Opera House. Last seen in 2013, and illustrating the most exciting, creative dance happening across America today, this season's engagement explores new directions in the art form through programs curated by two of the biggest superstars in the ballet world: dancer-choreographer Justin Peck and principal dancer Misty Copeland. (more...)

Velocity to Premiere All-New Season of CHASING CLASSIC CARS, 3/15
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Beginning Wednesday, March 15 at 9 PM ET/PT during the season nine premiere of CHASING CLASSIC CARS he proves there are still plenty of timeless cars with fascinating stories to tell. (more...)

Ben Hall to Lead ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

???????Following the welcomed announcement of a new 30th anniversary production of Alex Harding's beloved Australian musical Only Heaven Knows at Hayes Theatre Co later this year, Luckiest Productions is thrilled to reveal their leading actor and hero images. (more...)

Starz to Premiere Highly-Anticipated Original Series AMERICAN GODS 4/30
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated eight-episode first season of FremantleMedia North America produced STARZ Original Series AMERICAN GODS, adapted from Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, will make its network premiere on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)

Rap Legend Rick Ross to Host & Perform at 2017 MTV WOODIES, 3/16
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

MTV today announced that four-time GRAMMY(R) Award-nominated and multiplatinum, 21st century rap Legend, Rick Ross will host and perform at the 2017 MTV WOODIES. (more...)

Spencer Ludwig to Support Bebe Rexha on North American Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Show-stopping and stylish singer, songwriter, and trumpeter Spencer Ludwig will support Warner Bros. Records label-mate and pop disruptor Bebe Rexha on tour this Spring (more...)

Tricycle Theatre's Fourth Annual TAKEOVER Sees Expansion To Six Partner Venues Across Brent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Today the Tricycle Theatre announces initial programming for its fourth Takeover. Six venues across the borough will host more than 25 free events, screenings, performances and masterclasses across a 13 day period in April. During the Takeover, young people from across London will be invited to get involved as audiences, workshop participants and performers. (more...)

'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' to Be Released in Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Frank Sinatra's acclaimed 1967 album with Brazilian music Legend Antonio Carlos Jobim, Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, is expanded for its 50 th Anniversary Edition, to be released April 7 on CD and digitally. (more...)

The Butterfly Club Presents SALMON FOR BREAKFAST Starring Kim Salmon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Kim Salmon (Beasts of Bourbon, Scientists, The Surrealists). Art School drop-out, seminal punk rocker, living Legend. And breakfast aficionado… (more...)

Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Wins 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith have announced that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray is the 2017 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

Explore Son Jarocho's Past and Present at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York City son jarocho pioneers Radio Jarocho present a new project exploring the origins of son jarocho, the traditional music of Veracruz, Mexico. In this journey through the genre's baroque, West African, and indigenous Mexican roots, Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino will trace son jarocho from its rural ancestry to the global phenomenon that it is today at Greenwich House Music School. (more...)

Ann Wilson of Heart to Rock Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Ann Wilson of Heart comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8 pm as part of her 20-date solo tour. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

SwipeClock Kicks Off 2017 Mountain Summit with Keynote from Harley-Davidson Marketing Legend, Ken Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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PERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The long-running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history on Tuesday, April 18th becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach a milestone 30th Anniversary. (more...)

Larry Kirwan's New Musical IRELAND - A HISTORY IN SONG Headed to NJ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm, Peter LeDonne, the Director of Community and Cultural Affairs at Bergen Community College (400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ), will present as part of the Ciccone Theatre's Distinguished Artist Series the World Premiere of music Legend Larry Kirwan's highly anticipated musical voyage and masterful tribute to Ireland and its centuries of musical genius, IRELAND-A History In Song. (more...)

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

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

VIZ Media Announces THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TWILIGHT PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces the publication of the manga adaptation of The Legend of Zelda's most famous video game with the release of THE Legend OF ZELDA: TWILIGHT PRINCESS on March 14th. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Preview New STORY SONGS Album in NJ, NYC and CA This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway Legend Betty Buckley - co-starring in the recent smash hit M. Night Shayamalan film Split opposite James McAvoy - will come to the New York area this season for four appearances, including for two concerts in March to preview her new album Story Songs from Palmetto Records, to be released on Friday, April 7. (more...)

BODA MEXICANA by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company Comes to Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Queens-based Calpulli Mexican Dance Company finalizes its residency with Queens Theatre with Boda Mexicana (Mexican Wedding), a production with live music and dance that tells the story of the union of two people through Mexican customs, symbols and ceremonies. Under Artistic Director, Alberto Lopez Herrera, Choreographer-in-Residence, Roberto Lara, and Music Director, George Saenz, the company of 20 dancers, guest performers, and core of musicians will take audiences on a voyage through regional and ethnic traditions guided by Calpulli's unique artistic interpretation.  (more...)

Empire Stage and Celebrity Management Present THE BITCH IS BACK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Joe Posa, Actor and Impersonator, joins forces with Fashion Police Executive Producer and Joan Rivers former comedy writer, Tony Tripoli, for a 90 minute Tribute show. 'The Bitch is back'. (more...)

SANCTIONS, SKELETON CREW, 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE' Highlight Northlight Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 43rd season, opening with the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Sanctions, directed by BJ Jones and featuring Mary Beth Fisher. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, February 22 - March 5, 2017. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREE
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

In advance of the second season premiere of WGN America's hit original series 'Underground,' on WEDNESDAY, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans are getting a chance to go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in an all new documentary, BREAKING FREE. (more...)

Times Square Attraction Receives Huge Delivery From Legendary Pictures & Warner Bros' KONG: SKULL ISLAND
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Madame Tussauds have partnered with Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures to bring a larger than life KONG: Skull Island experience to the iconic wax attractions in New York and London, complete with an 18-foot high interactive animatronic head of the mythical monster. (more...)

ZOOT SUIT Extends for Third and Final Time at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Due to continued extraordinary ticket sales and resounding critical response, Center Theatre Group is announcing a third and final one-week extension for the run of Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit' at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony announce the 2017-18 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series and special events. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present CLASSIC NASHVILLE ROADSHOW This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Remember when June fell for Johnny, and Loretta was just a coal miner's daughter?  Well, Flat Rock Playhouse sure does, and the first Main Stage show of their 2017 season is reminiscent of just that.  (more...)

Japan Society Gallery Announces A THIRD GENDER Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Two amorous figures sit seaside, intimately entwined on a cozy bamboo banquet and making music from a shared shamisen. With nearly identically coiffed tresses, flowing robes and delicate, demure features, the figures seem paradigms of female beauty in classical Japanese art. (more...)

BWW Review: Chance Theater Amuses with New Video Game-Inspired Musical CLAUDIO QUEST
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 20, 2017

Video games get the musical comedy treatment in CLAUDIO QUEST, a clever new musical now having its West Coast Premiere performances at Orange County's Chance Theater through February 26 in Anaheim. Those familiar with the 8-bit characters of games like Super Mario Bros. will be amused by the adventures of a pair of heroic brothers whose mission is to save the kidnapped princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing platypus terrorizing the kingdom. When the game suddenly changes players, the heroes are thrown for a loop and must figure out how to navigate and triumph this glitch-filled new world. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Author and Actor Ron Fassler
by Behind the Curtain - Feb 20, 2017

Imagine taking the proceeds from your paper route, training into NYC by yourself, and, for only $2, seeing the original 1776, COMPANY, FOLLIES, PIPPIN, and 196 other shows. And, at your tender age, writing a detailed review of what you just saw. Well, that's exactly what our guest Ron Fassler has done. (more...)

JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW to Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????The spirit of the Man in Black is alive and 'kicking like a mule' with an outstanding celebration of the iconic Legend by the Carter/Cash endorsed Johnny Cash Roadshow. (more...)

USO and NBA Announces HOOPS FOR TROOPS USO TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Hoops for Troops USO Tour (more...)

'Moonlight', 'People vs. OJ' Among Winners of 2107 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the 2017 Writers Guild Awards winners for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sarah Raines Valentine's Day Cabaret Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Sarah Raines Concert Series, which produced the hilarious, sold-out event 'All's Lehrer in Love and War,' presented a Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner theatre at The Ellery Room on February 10. (more...)

The Roots Announce Lineup for Annual Acclaimed Festival 'Roots Picnic'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Today, the Legendary Roots crew announce that their annual ROOTS PICNIC is returning to Philadelphia's Festival Pier at Penn's Landing on SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017. (more...)

Announcing 10th Annual Roots Picnic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

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COSMIC TRIGGER, THE PLAY to Return to London This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Back by popular demand after their 2014 Liverpool and London shows, Cosmic Trigger is the story behind the notorious conspiracy satire, 'Illuminatus', the extraordinary life and times of the novel's co-author, Robert Anton Wilson, and the unstoppable force that was theatre Legend, Ken Campbell. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jude Law Stars in Fantasy Action-Adventure KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Below, check out a trailer for the fantasy action-adventure KING ARTHUR: Legend OF THE SWORD, in 3D and 2D in select theaters on May 12 (more...)

New Tampa Players to Host Master Class with Broadway's Danny Zolli
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

In preparation for its upcoming performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, the New Tampa Players, in collaboration with University Area Community Development Center are presenting a Master Class with Broadway star Danny Zolli on March 11th from 2:00P.M.-5:00P.M. at the University Area Community Development Center. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 20th, 2017 - All-Female 1776, 'ARTURO UI' and More on President's Day!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Carolee Carmello leads an all-female 1776 at 54 Below, and Christian Borle stars in a reading of 'ARTURO UI' at Woodshed. (more...)

Chita Rivera & Tommy Tune Will Hit the Road this Fall on the 'Two For the Road Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

This morning, the TODAY show's Al Roker sat down with Broadway icon Chita Rivera for his Living Legends series. (more...)

Mare Nostrum Elements Presents EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHER SERIES, 2/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Currently in its 15th year, Mare Nostrum Elements (MNE), a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to supporting performing artists and creating original works for the stage, will present the culmination of its fourth annual Emerging Choreographer Series on Monday, February 27 andTuesday, February 28, 2017 at La Guardia Performing Arts Center's The Little Theater (31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City). (more...)

BWW Review: RING OF FIRE at SHEA'S 710 THEATRE
by Michael Rabice - Feb 19, 2017

Much has changed in Buffalo, including is storied theatrical past. A coming home of sorts is happening at SHEA'S 710 THEATRE. RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH has returned to the stage where the production began. In 2005 Studio Arena Theatre produced this jukebox musical created by Richard Maltby Jr and conceived by William Meade. After a short run that earned much local praise, the production moved to Broadway, something not typical for Buffalo. Unfortunately the New York critics and audiences were less enthusiastic, and the production shuttered after a very brief run. But RING OF FIRE, much like Studio Arena and Buffalo itself, was to have it's own rebirth. A reworked version in 2013 by Maltby and Jason Edwards has become much more of a success and audiences across the United States have been quite receptive. Amherst's MusicalFare Theatre presentation from last season is now playing out in a lively and pitch perfect production. (more...)

Ashanti J'Aria joins THE MEETING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests for the February show include Ashanti J'Aria, who joins previously-announced Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid, Rob Maitner, Jacob Hoffman, Lori Ann Ferreri, Rosie Lani Fiedelmanand Tera-Lee Pollin. Tracy Stark serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Offers Low-Price Options to Improve Accessibility
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The 2017 Adelaide Festival is now more accessible than ever, with teenagers able to see shows for as little as $5, and concession card holders able to name their own price for deeply discounted tickets to selected performances. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost today announced that the Melbourne season of the international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD will play at the Regent Theatre from 24 August. The 2017 Australian tour of THE BODYGUARD will commence at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on 21 April, before playing at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from 19 July, then moving to the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. (more...)

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