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Steven Brinberg to Star in SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY at the Rrazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club in New the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY on Saturday, JuLy 8th at 7:30 pm at the Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road (Clarion Hotel), New Hope, PA 18938. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Starring Toronto's Chilina Kennedy Begins Performances Today at the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The highly anticipated engagement in Toronto of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL begins performances today - June 27 and plays through September 3, 2017 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.  Media night is Wednesday July 5, 2017. (more...)

Unitard, Adrienne Truscott, 2SCOOPS and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances running June 28 - July 9, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

PBR Music Presents 'Sponsored Tour Guides with Mastodon'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On the heels of announcing dates for their upcoming Pabst Blue Ribbon -sponsored North American tour (which runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 25), Mastodon has released a new behind-the-scenes tour video written, produced and directed by Newmerica in conjunction with PBR Music. (more...)

VIDEO: Gallant Reveans 'In The Room' with Andra Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Having previously featured Sufjan Stevens, Seal, Jack Garratt and Seal, Gallant today reveals the fifth installment of his acclaimed 'In The Room' series, this time featuring fellow Grammy nominee Andra Day. The two combine beautifully on a cover of the Smokey Robinson track 'Cruisin'. (more...)

Nancy Anderson Joins Cast of NYMF's FOURTH MESSENGER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Fresh off the triumphant run of Sunset Boulevard, NANCY ANDERSON will play the role of world-famous spiritual teacher Mama Sid in New York Musical Festival and 4M Productions' East Coast premiere of THE FOURTH MESSENGER, a contemporary Western re-imagining of the Buddha Legend featuring a flawed, female Buddha figure, as part of the New York Musical Festival. (more...)

Music Legend Frank Zappa's Brother Bob Zappa To Release Second Book 'Frankie & Bobby: The Rest of Our Story'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Following his critically acclaimed book "Frankie & Bobby: Growing Up Zappa," music Legend Frank Zappa's younger brother Charles Robert "Bob" Zappa is releasing a second book titled "Frankie & Bobby: The Rest of Our Story." (more...)

Liz Wisan to Lead Female-Driven BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Bobby Bare Celebrated as One of '100 Greatest Country Artists of All Time'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Influencers and critics agree, “Bobby Bare's Outlaw Spirit Remains Undiminished” (Tim Ghianni, with the release of his newest album, Things Change. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 13, 2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 13, 2017! (more...)

New Book Explores Trouble that Accompanies Unexpected Fortune
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017


LA LA LAND IN CONCERT To Be Performed by the Milwaukee Symphony, 6/23-24; Tickets on Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The blockbuster film La La Land comes to life in high definition on a giant screen, with The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performing the award-winning score live to film.  The performances are June 23 and 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Told By An Idiot Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Building upon the company's reputation for collaboration, innovation and artistic ambition, Told by an Idiot's Artistic Director Paul Hunter today announced plans for the company in 2017/18.  These include a tour to China, the premiere of a new work, a residency at the Barbican and a major educational initiative with one of the UK's leading drama schools. (more...)

Meklit Releases New Album 'When The People Move, The Music Moves Too'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ethiopian-American artist Meklit has released her new album When the People Move, the Music Moves Too on Six Degrees Records. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek Klena
by Theater People Podcast - Jun 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26th, the Theater People podcast welcome's ANASTASIA star Derek Klena. For the podcast, Klena tells all about creating the role of Dmitri in the new Broadway production alongside his friend and CARRIE: THE MUSICAL co-star Christy Altomare. (more...)

BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Perform on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Joining the all-star line-up for the 37th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, are acclaimed country music singer and songwriter Kellie Pickler, Grammy-nominated gospel Legend Yolanda Adams and Broadway star and two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (BANDSTAND).  (more...)

Olympic Gold Medal Team Members to Compete in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

GLENDALE, Colo., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Now in its sixth year, all the fast paced and high flying action of 7s rugby returns to Glendale, Colo. when Infinity Park hosts the annual RugbyTown Sevens (RT7s) Tournament August 25-27, 2017. (more...)

Adam Thomas Joins Denise Welch in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Times Square Panto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Pantomime is coming to Times Square in Newcastle this Christmas and Adam Thomas (Emmerdale, I'm a Celebrity runner up) is joining the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk in the title role. (more...)

Crystal Gayle Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Rarely do first takes on a song become the master tracks for an artist, but that's how chart-topping history began for Crystal Gayle's 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.' Now, four decades later, Gayle's signature hit marks its 40th anniversary since its release on June 24, 1977. (more...)

Nickelodeon Brings O-Town, Hillwood, Bikini Botto & More to Comic-Con International
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Nickelodeon will immerse fans in three decades-worth of iconic characters and shows as it brings Rocko's Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to life at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, has announced an extension of its smash hit 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' by Matthew Lopez, the successful production transferred from The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale. (more...)

Queenie van de Zandt Stars in in BLUE: The Songs Of Joni Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

After a sell-out show at the Queensland Cabaret Festival, cabaret chanteuse Queenie van de Zandt brings her new show to the Melbourne Cabaret Festival and to Sydney at The Hayes Theatre. In BLUE, Queenie, renowned for her artful storytelling and raw, emotive vocals, explores the songs, stories and art of the musical Legend that is Joni Mitchell. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Ben Platt hosts the 2017 Jimmy Awards, honoring the best in high school musical theatre tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free Speech
by Shari Barrett - Jun 25, 2017

An undisputed comic Legend, Lenny Bruce was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. His life and work have had an impact on poetry, politics, music, film and comedy from Don Rickles to Richard Pryor and Chris Rock, and any other comedian who is now free to speak his/her mind without fear of legal retribution thanks to Bruce challenging our First Amendment freedom of speech rights. Lenny's tempestuous personal and professional life which Marmo embodies with his body, heart and soul, was marked by great passion and great pain, thanks to his unwavering commitment to free speech, which led to numerous obscenity charges and arrests. (more...)

Jokesters Named Best Comedy Club In Las Vegas By Casino Player Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Jokesters Comedy Club inside the D Casino Hotel presents standup comedy the way it was meant to be: Live and uncensored each and every night at 10:30PM. Jokesters is the only full time Comedy Club in downtown Las Vegas and Casino Player Magazine named Jokesters the 'Best Comedy Club ' of Las Vegas for 2017. (more...)

MBAA Jazz-A-F!RE Presents Living Legends Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

On the last Sunday of each month, Memphis Black Arts Alliance is delighted to present some of the BEST artists in the area at Jazz-A-F!RE. Come and relax to the cool sounds of house band Prime Cut Trio, house DJ c'beyohn, along with spectacular vocals by host Cequita Monique. The event ends with an invitation to the audience to join the band on stage in the BYOI (Bring Your Own Instrument) for a full-out jam session!  (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/24/2017
by - Jun 24, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/24/2017. (more...)

Alex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A new black comedy tale of marital strife and bunny murder comes to Park Theatre from Joe Hampson, the writer of Skins, The News Quiz & Newsjack who makes his stage writing debut with Rabbits. (more...)

N'Kenge to Star in Alpine Theater Project's LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

This summer season, Alpine Theater Project (ATP) brings Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness to the Whitefish Performing Arts Center July 13th, 14th, 15th/ 20th, 21st, 22nd/ and 27th, 28th, 29th. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre Announces Final Line-Up for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Belgrade Theatre has announced the final shows to complete its Autumn 2017 Season plus two Legendary musicals visiting the venue in 2018. This completes the full line-up for the autumn season, which includes previously announced music, drama and of course, the Legendary Belgrade pantomime. (more...)

Chicago's Own Oscar-Winner Common Makes Ravinia Debut with with Taylor Bennett, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Chicago rapper, poet, filmmaker, and actor Common will make his Ravinia debut on Saturday, June 24. Opening the concert will be Grammy-nominated DJ Anthony “Twilite Tone” Khan, followed by rising rap star Taylor Bennett, younger brother of Chance The Rapper. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Adds Two June Shows to MARILYN BY REQUEST at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The great Marilyn Maye is adding two performances to the sold-out springtime encore of "Marilyn by Request," her wildly popular show format in which she takes audience song suggestions.  In addition to the three shows she just performed at the Metropolitan Room this month, the party continues on Tuesday and Wednesday June 27 & 28, both at 9pm. (more...)

Ron Howard Talks HAN SOLO Spinoff at Cannes Lions
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Ron Howard took to the stage at Cannes Lions on Friday to be interviewed by the founder and CEO of British ad company WPP, Martin Sorrell. During the presentation, the Hollywood Legend discussed his upcoming project directing the new Disney spinoff of the Star Wars character, Han Solo. (more...)

Prodigy to Be Honored by Frequent Collaborator Maurice Brown at Harlem Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Currently on The Mood Tour, Brown will return to New York for the Harlem Arts Festival on June 24th alongside Marc Cary and his Short Circuit. It is with great sadness and heavy hearts to announce that Prodigy of Mobb Deep, who was originally scheduled to perform at the festival with Brown, passed away on June 20th, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden Legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

NITRO WORLD GAMES to Air Live on NBC This Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

NBC Sports will present Nitro World Games, the revolutionary action sports competition returning to Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Stadium for its second year. (more...)

Angela Lansbury in Talks to Join Television Adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Deadline has reported that Tony Award-winner, Angela Lansbury is currently in talks to join the cast of a three-part television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's, Little Women for BBC One and Masterpiece on PBS. (more...)

Claire Sweeney To Cast A Spell Over St Helens Audiences This October
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The most spellbinding panto of them all is returning to St Helens Theatre Royal this autumn - and producers are today excited to reveal its stellar cast, with Liverpool's own Claire Sweeney taking the lead, plus Tam Ryan, Laura Gregory, and Simon Foster completing the line-up. (more...)

NY's Got Talent and Elektra Theatre Present FRAKING TRIP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Fraking Trip is a brand new performance written, directed and choreographed by Lucile  Frak Graciano, the 2017 winner of NY's Got Talent. (more...)

Scoop: MACGYVER on CBS - Friday, July 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on MACGYVER, airing on CBS on Friday, July 14, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 15, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 8, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Thursday, June 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Thursday, June 8, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 1, 2017! (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Company and the U.S. Debut of Roy Assaf Dance at Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Based in Israel, Roy Assaf Dance makes its U.S. debut with a program of clever and heartfelt works in the Doris Duke Theatre July 12-16. A rising choreographic star, Assaf has been commissioned by companies across the globe including Batsheva Dance Company, The Royal Swedish Ballet, National Dance Company Wales, and LA Dance Project. The program opens with Assaf's embracing duet Six Years Later which is praised for its "beauty, nuances, and intricate, astute movements" (Ora Brafman, Jerusalem Post), and closes with his powerful all-male trio The Hill, inspired by veterans' experiences and based on the Hebrew song "Givat Hatachmoshet". (more...)

Betty Who Joins RESIST. INSIST. PERSIST. Benefit Concert at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Bradley Bredeweg, Ryan Bernard Tymensky & Kate Pazakis Present a resistance benefit concert and fundraiser called "Resist. Insist. Persist." at Rockwell Table and Stage on Monday July 17th. This is a benefit for ONWARD TOGETHER in partnership with GLAAD. (more...)

Tap City to Present TAP ELLINGTON at Jazz at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, will celebrate jazz Legend Duke Ellington and his contribution to the world of tap dance at "TAP ELLINGTON," on Friday, April 14 at 7pm, The Appel Room at JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, 10 Columbus Circle. (more...)

'Play in Vermont' Packages Offered During Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival, celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season this summer, is thrilled to announce Play in Vermont vacation packages offered in conjunction with season sponsor Manchester Designer Outlets and local lodging partners in the Southern Vermont region. (more...)

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