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Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs and Hundreds of Prime Playlists Added
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

"The response we've had to Prime Music has far exceeded our expectations and we're excited to make Prime Music even more valuable for Prime members," said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. "Prime Music was introduced just over a month ago and we've already significantly expanded the Prime Music catalog. Prime members have been telling us how much they love Prime Playlists, so we're also pleased to offer hundreds of great new playlists to make it easier to enjoy the best of Prime Music." (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 23rd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 23, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's the Chicago Summer Musical Theater Guide! With half the summer gone, our stages still burn bright with great showtune entertainment. Here's a rundown, from downtown to Indiana, to west and north. We've got 24 productions to keep your spirits up from now till Labor Day! (more...)

O'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference Kicks Off Today, Featuring Betty Buckley and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's ten-day 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference begins today, July 23, with nightly performances. The Grand Finale ends the O'Neill summer season on Saturday evening, August 2. (more...)

BIG BANG STARS Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar to Make Wizard World Debuts at Chicago Comic Con
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar, two of the stars of the long-running hit Emmy nominated TV series 'The Big Bang Theory,' will make their respective first Wizard World appearances at Chicago Comic Con (more...)

MURDER, MARGARET AND ME to Play FringeNYC, 8/9-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Murder, Margaret and Me will have its North American Premiere as part of the 2014 New York Fringe Festival. Written by award-winning writer Philip Meeks, the play is a one-woman show performed by Janet Prince, who has received universal acclaim for her interpretation of British acting Legend Margaret Rutherford. It is helmed by British crime novelist and director Stella Duffy. (more...)

The Nefarious Laboratory to Present I WAS A SIXTH GRADE BIGFOOT, 8/6 at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group presents The Nefarious Laboratory's I Was a Sixth Grade Bigfoot, written and performed by Cyndi Freeman at UNDER St. Marks on Wednesday, Aug 6th at 9pm. Tickets ($10 / $8 students & seniors) - Available online at www.horseTRADE.info, or by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444. (more...)

Heineken Interrupts Routines This Summer with Fred Armisen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

This summer Heineken is inviting people across America to look up at the world around them, veer off the beaten path and embrace the unknown in their cities with Routine Interruptions. Born out of the insight that city dwellers fall into routines in their cities and fail to seek out new experiences, Heineken plans to challenge people to get them outside of their daily routines and unlock the secrets of their cities. Now live on RoutineInterruptions.com, "The Payphone," featuring Portlandia star, SNL Legend and 2014 EMMY nominee Fred Armisen, is the latest in Heineken's series of social experiments that challenge real people to make a choice to get outside their comfort zone and shows what can happen if you let Heineken open your city. (more...)

Rock 'N' Roll Blues Fest at bergenPAC to Serve as Johnny Winter Tribute, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The music world lost a Legend last week with the passing of Johnny Winter (70), one of the best Blues guitarists the world has ever known... (more...)

Blondie, Sheryl Crow & More Set for Ovation's Original Series SONG BY SONG
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Following the success of the first two seasons of its original series Song by Song, Ovation, America's only arts network, has ordered new blocks of the documentary music series from the Emmy-nominated production team at TH Entertainment, LLC. (more...)

First Listen: Paul Williams' Love Song for Elaine Stritch - 'Looking for Love in the Dark'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Variety just premiered a love song composer, singer-songwriter, director and actor Paul Williams wrote for the late, great Elaine Stritch last year after watching her documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME. It's called 'Looking for Love in the Dark', and you can listen to it HERE! (more...)

Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Debuts New Promo on Hulu
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

By special arrangement with Hulu, Off-Broadway's long-running hit iLUMINATE has created a spectacular new commercial for the on-demand streaming giant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT8ct-ABl-U&list=UUPP56EmLKcMhG4Cron9tYKg. Now in its second smash year, iLUMINATE recently put a new block of seats on sale through January 4, 2015 at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's "America's Got Talent," where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them "The Best New Act in America!" (more...)

Symphony Space to Present VIRGIL THOMSON & FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 pm, in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

Se buscan bailarines para el espectáculo 'Michael Jackson Legend Tour'
by Roberto Rodríguez - Jul 23, 2014

El show se estrenará en noviembre y llegará a un total de 26 ciudades españolas y portuguesas, para posteriormente viajar al continente americano. Se representará en recintos de entre 5.000 y 20.000 espectadores. (more...)

Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart to Bring Hilarity to Honolulu, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Direct from Las Vegas, Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart returns to Honolulu with his outrageously funny comedy hypnosis show turning the audience into the stars of the show at Anna O'Briens on Dec 6th, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gabrielle Stravelli Plays The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 23, 2014

Gabrielle Stravelli - the acclaimed pop/jazz vocalist called 'ingenious' by The Wall Street Journal and known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch - is in the midst an exclusive two week engagement at The Metropolitan Room and broadwayworld was there (more...)

First Single 'Shell Shocked' from TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURLES is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Atlantic Records has announced the release of Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign (Feat. Kill The Noise & Madsonik) 'Shell Shocked,' the first single from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' upcoming motion picture (more...)

Mattel Celebrates 2014 San Diego Comic-Con with Hot Collectibles and Fan-atic Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Mattel SDCC Fan Firsts: (more...)

Iron Mike Presents 'The Pride of Pittsburgh', 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Boxing Legend MIKE TYSON and Iron Mike Productions Presents 'The Pride of Pittsburgh' on Friday, August 8th at CONSOL Energy Center and telecast LIVE on FOX Sports 1, headlined by the Steel City's favorite son, SAMMY 'The Who Can Mexican' VASQUEZ. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co Announces Free PRODUCERS SEMINAR on 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Hayes Theatre Co (HTC) is holding a Producers Seminar for current and would be producers, on Monday, 11 August at 6.30pm. (more...)

ABBA to Release Landmark 'Live at Wembley Arena' Concert, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

By the time ABBA played London's Wembley Arena in November 1979, they had spent five years in the public spotlight – although it seems a short time now, they had lived several lives in that period. (more...)

HISTORY to Premiere All-New Series DARK HORSE NATION, 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

DARK HORSE NATION, a new 12-episode series premiering Tuesday, July 29 at 10 p.m. on HISTORY, combines great beer, innovation and renegade entrepreneurialism as it follows the day-to-day adventures of the Dark Horse Brewing Company. (more...)

Billy Joel to Be Honored with Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Library of Congress has announced that it will honor Legendary musician Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

Joe Pasquale, Bonnie Langford & Todd Carty to Lead SPAMALOT UK Tour, Beginning January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Following the Pythons' incredible 10 night sell-out run at London's O2 Arena, it is announced today that Monty Python's Spamalot will gallop back out on tour from January next year, to bring the West End production to theatres across the land (to the sound of banging coconut shells). Joe Pasquale will reprise his much loved role of King Arthur alongside Bonnie Langford as The Lady of The Lake and Todd Carty as Patsy, (making up the Spamalot Dream Team)**. (more...)

Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Now On Sale into 2015 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit iLUMINATE, now in its second smash year, today put a new block of seats on sale through January 4, 2015 at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

Hackmatack Playhouse to Present SPAMALOT, Begin. 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Musical Comedies are Hackmatack Playhouse's forte. Hackmatackers (those who have attended a Hackmatack production and keep coming back) are said to "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" and are going to adore this show. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail', "Spamalot" retells the Legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, cows, a killer rabbit and many French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful show girls? (more...)

Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram. In a recording career that spans three decades and 23 albums, the Grammy Award-winning Kenny G has sold more than 75 million records worldwide (45 million in the U.S. alone) and enjoyed more than a dozen climbs to the top of Billboard's contemporary jazz chart. (more...)

Magic Johnson to Deliver Keynote at CJ Affiliate by Conversant's "Power of Personal" CJ University Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

“Magic truly is magic,” said Pollard. “He's one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country, with the tremendous strategic perspective, energy and tenacity that embody the affiliate business. We are absolutely thrilled to have him kick off our CJU event this year. His participation will help us make CJU a one-of-a-kind experience that reinforces our loyalty and commitment to our partners and the business magic that great affiliate marketing can create for brands and publishers alike.” (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO at La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 21, 2014

THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO brings a tale of honor, love, scarafice, and vengence to the La Jolla PLayhouse. See what is sometimes called 'the Chinese HAMLET' now playing through August 3, 2014 at the Mandell Weis Theatre. (more...)

THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM and More Set for Rooftop Films This Week at Brookfield Place
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The generosity flows strong this week at Rooftop Films with three nights of completely free programming, all set along the mighty Hudson River at the beautiful Brookfield Place in lower Manhattan. It's a three-day weekend of cartoons, New York-centric shorts, and a jazz doc about a blind Legend. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Set for City Lights Theater, 7/24-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

King Arthur and the Knights Who Say 'Ni.' Lancelot and a killer rabbit. The Lady of the Lake and her own troupe of Laker Girls. They're all jousting their way onto the stage for City Lights Theater Company's big summer musical, Monty Python's SPAMALOT. Directed by Jeffrey Bracco, SPAMALOT runs July 24 through August 31 at 529 S. Second St. in San Jose. (more...)

Try a Spam Pastry at Psycho Donuts to Celebrate City Lights Theater's SPAMALOT, Beg. 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

A Spam donut? It's surprisingly tasty and even has some gourmet flair. South Bay diners will be able to see for themselves starting July 24. (more...)

Edgar Winter Band and More Set for ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER at the King Center, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

'ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER' will feature the Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera, formerly of Rare Earth, and Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds, in tribute to the late, great, Legendary blues guitarist on Wednesday, August 13th at 8 pm. (more...)

Nickelodeon's First Annual KIDS CHOICE SPORTS Tops Night in Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

A lineup of sports superstars including Dwyane Wade, Tim Howard, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Gabby Douglas, Victor Cruz, Carmelo Anthony and more helped lead Nickelodeon's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports 2014 to a ratings victory for its Thursday, July 17, (8-9:30 p.m.) telecast. (more...)

The Smith Center to Celebrate Nevada's Sesquicentennial with All-Star Concert, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will present a star-studded evening celebrating Nevada's sesquicentennial on Monday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. as part of the year-long observance of the state's 150th anniversary. The year will culminate on Nevada Day 2014. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Run 7/30-8/16 at Hackmatack Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Musical Comedies are Hackmatack Playhouse's forte. Hackmatackers (those who have attended a Hackmatack production and keep coming back) are said to 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' and are going to adore this show. (more...)

HISTORY to Premiere Two-Night Miniseries HOUDINI Starring Adrien Brody, 9/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

HOUDINI, a new two-night scripted miniseries airing on September 1 and 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HISTORY®, is the story of a man who can defy death, but who really was the man behind the escapes? (more...)

Comedian John Mulaney to Headline MULANEY on Fox, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

From Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian John Mulaney (“Saturday Night Live”) comes MULANEY, a multi-camera ensemble comedy series about a rising stand-up comic trying to take his career to the next level and the friends and mentors who lift him up, hold him back and push him around. (more...)

The Minstrel Players to Host Minstrel Academy Showcase II, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Northport's oldest theatre group, The Minstrel Players Theatre Company of Northport, have had a successful kick-off to their new learning arm --- Minstrel Academy. A June Showcase featured scenes and monologues from the inaugural Adult and Youth Drama classes. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at ALADDIN with Phil Collins!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 21, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and went on to receive 24 major theatrical award nominations. Disney veteran and music Legend Phil Collins stopped by the theatre yesterday to check out the show for himself and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from backstage below! (more...)

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces Single Tickets On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join in and celebrate this season of great music, great experience and unique warmth that is your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. From André Watts, who teams up with our resident, professional orchestra in the revered Hill Auditorium for an uplifting performance of Beethoven's 'Emperor' Concerto, to a resounding chords of the magnificent Mahler Symphony No. 5 with the hauntingly beautiful adagietto, this season has it all for you. Season subscriptions are also still available to experience great, live music. Reserve your seats today. Your seat is waiting. (more...)

Johnson Rules Claims Third-Straight Win and Sixth in Eight Years at Bandimere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

MORRISON, Colo., July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Open 7/29 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join the quest for the Holy Grail July 29-August 3 with Monty Python's Spamalot. Based on the classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005. (more...)

Sunday Night Animated Comedies Draw A-List Stars This Fall on FOX, Includes Jane Fonda, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Liam Neeson, Aziz Ansari, and More
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

This fall, FOX attracts an all-star lineup of guest voices on returning animated series AMERICAN DAD, beginning Sunday, Sept. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), with two back-to back episodes; THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) and a special one-hour broadcast of FAMILY GUY (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), premiering Sunday, Sept. 28; and BOB'S BURGERS, debuting Sunday, Oct. 5 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the Legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which began previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open tonight, July 20th at 7PM. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 7/25/2014 - 7/25/2014
by BWW - Jul 20, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 7/25/2014 - 7/25/2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: Casting Announced for Playhouse Nashville's Production of SCARECROWS WILL NEVER SEE THE SUNSET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Playhouse Nashville has quickly established itself in the local theatre landscape on the strength of productions described by reviewers as "wickedly funny" (SEXTAPE & OTHER STORIES), "stunning" (DEVIL SEDAN), and "devastatingly honest" (ULTRASOUND). That well-earned reputation for eliciting memorable performances from talented actors working on original material continues with the newly announced ensemble for SCARECROWS WILL NEVER SEE THE SUNSET. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE in North Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

El Portal Theatre and 22Q Entertainment -- Robert Levinstein& Alan Wager present Always...Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert as Patsy Cline, through August 3, 2014 at the historic El Portal Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. Check below for photos from the opening night! (more...)

Dave Willetts to Star in LOVE BEYOND: A New Musical, 1-2 October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Commissioned Limited today announce the official London cast of LOVE BEYOND, a new musical, playing for two special performances only on 1 and 2 October 2014 at The SSE Arena, Wembley. Powerful and uplifting, LOVE BEYOND is a unique presentation of the greatest love story ever told, unfolding the entire story of the Bible as never before. A contemporary production, this epic musical re-tells the inspiring stories of lives touched by God, from Genesis to Revelation and puts the focus on their significance to mankind today. LOVE BEYOND promises a sensational production with a host of West End stars, accompanied by one of the biggest live orchestras of any musical theatre show in London, playing a dramatic and original brand new score. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 12-18
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 18, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the 16th Annual Broadway Barks, Malcolm Gets' upcoming 54 Below concert, a first look at Andrew Rannells in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and more! (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Wynonna, Brad Garrett, Howie Mandel & More Added to Scottsdale Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has added more than 40 new events to its star-studded 2014-15 season. Tickets for the new additions will go on sale Saturday, July 19, at 10 a.m. through www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or 480-499-TKTS (8587). (more...)

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