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Christine Ebersole, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Contests - Broadway - Jan 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination. Tickets & Info: (646)-476-3551. 254 W 54th St. Celalr, NYC 10019 (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have announced casting for their upcoming staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas. (more...)

Anchorage Community Theatre Presents LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Just four months before her death Billie Holiday performed at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This small intimate musical gives us a glimpse into that performance. We see Billie at her best and her worst as she battles her demons onstage but continues to sing with all the grace and talent that made her a Legend. (more...)

VIDEO: LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling Quizzed on Musical Film Knowledge!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Recently, Golden Globe Award winners Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone visited London's Magic Radio  to promote their hit movie musical, LA LA LAND. During the appearance, the duo was quizzed on their knowledge of iconic musical films. (more...)

Sarah Raines to Bring Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner to The Ellery Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Sarah Raines Concert Series, which produced the hilarious, sold-out event 'All's Lehrer in Love and War,' presents a Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner theatre at The Ellery Room on February 10. Expect more laughs, delicious food, and leave smiling whether you come with a group, with a date, or stag! (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD, Starring Ria Jones, Will Bring Drama Across the UK This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Norma Desmond will bring drama to towns across the UK, according to the Leicster Mercury, which reports the Curve announced the news of a SUNSET BOULEVARD tour at its 2017 season launch this evening. (more...)

'GEORGIA MCBRIDE', A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More Set for Cygnet Theatre's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Do you remember when you were 15 years old? Everything was exciting, emotional and life or death. That's exactly like Cygnet Theatre's 15th season, without all those annoying 'changes.' (more...)

Time Zone Theatre Ltd Presents MOZART and SALIERI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

"Villainy and genius can never be compatible?" (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Announces 15th Season Shows Ranging from Classic Comedy to World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Cygnet Theatre is proud to announce its 15th season of presenting entertaining, thought-provoking and inspiring theatre. The 2017/2018 season reflects how it felt to be fifteen years old when everything was exciting, new, emotional and hilarious...and of course, seemed to mean life or death. (more...)

Motion Picture Soundtrack to LA LA LAND Soars to No. 2 on Billboard Chart
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Following its win for Best Score at the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month, Billboard reports that the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to LA LA LAND has soared from No. 15 to No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Wharton Center ends Jan 15
by Anton Anderssen - Jan 15, 2017

I felt the earth move under my feet when the audience of over 1000 people jumped to their feet to give the cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL a standing ovation, accompanied by thunderous applause. The Wharton Center showing was absolutely fabulous! Sunday night is the final performance of this amazing show. (more...)

Award-Winning ANGEL Will Return to Holden Street Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

After winning Best Theatre at last year's Adelaide Fringe with Echoes, two-time Fringe First Winner Henry Naylor returns to the Holden Street Theatres (34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh) from 14 February until 19 March for the 2017 Adelaide Fringe with his latest play set in the Middle East, Angel. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Neal Ghant, Cynthia D. Barker of THE MOUNTAINTOP at Aurora Theatre
by Courtnee Miles - Jan 14, 2017

Now, is the time for this. As we enter into a new year, with a new incoming Commander-in-Chief, while also celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on MLK Day, THE MOUNTAINTOP could not come at a more perfect time and shed a more beautiful light. (more...)

BWW Review: US Army's BLUEPRINT SPECIALS Enlists Laura Osnes and Will Swenson
by Michael Dale - Jan 14, 2017

When Americans think of the shows that entertained soldiers during World War II, visions of Bob Hope on a temporary outdoor stage wisecracking for thousands of servicemen, courtesy of the USO, are what usually comes to mind. (more...)

truTV Greenlights New Series from Comedy Icon Amy Sedaris
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Ahead of its Television Critics Association Press Tour Panel today, truTV, a division of Turner, announced the greenlight of an all-new scripted series from comedy Legend Amy Sedaris (more...)

BET Networks Bids Farewell to Obamas with Special Tributes Throughout the Month
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On November 4, 2008, the nation elected its first African-American president; an historic first celebrated around the world. During his two terms in office, on the world stage, Barack Obama worked to fulfill the promise so many of his supporters saw in him. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Dances Into Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts presents the 1st new production and regional premiere of the award record-breaking Billy Elliot The Musical opening tonight, January 13, and running through January 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Producer Tiesto's 'On My Way' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Today, Grammy Award-winning DJ/producer Tiësto released his new single, “On My Way,” featuring the exciting up-and-coming vocalist duo, Bright Sparks. The song is available now via digital retailers and streaming platforms (more...)

CONFIRMED: Broadway Legend Jennifer Holliday Will Perform at Trump Inauguration 'For the People'
by Alan Henry - Jan 13, 2017

Confirmed: The New York Times reports that Jennifer Holliday will be performing at President-Elect Donald Trump's Inauguration on January 19th. (more...)

Three New American Opera Projects to Premiere in Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Three new operas developed by American Opera Projects to premiere:  two on race relations in America and one on the future of sex. (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

Wales Welcomes 2017 as Year of Legends
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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Gary Floyd & Denise Lee Kick- Off Third Cabaret Season at Fair Park Women's Building and Second Dallas Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Denise Lee Onstage (DLO) in conjunction with Fair Park Dallas is proud to announce the third season lineup for the cabaret series at the Women's Building and Dallas' 2nd Annual Cabaret Festival. The series, entitled "Life Is a Cabaret," officially launches January 24, 2017, with its first show "Together We Can - Love is the Key" featuring Denise Lee and nationally renowned recording artist and long-time Dallas favorite, Gary Lynn Floyd. Floyd also serves as music director. (more...)

Rock Legend Steve Hackett Releases New Album 'The Night Siren', 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Guitar virtuoso and rock Legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on March 24, 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

Nintendo Switch Launches March 3 at $299.99
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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BWW Review: History Comes Alive in BEN FRANKLIN: AN INGENIOUS LIFE with Ray Flynt
by Kimberly Moy - Jan 13, 2017

Benjamin Franklin: one of America's Founding Fathers and man on the $100 bill comes to life in Ray Flynt's BEN FRANKLIN: AN INGENIOUS LIFE. Known as a philosopher, inventor, signer of the Declaration of Independence and the guy with the kite and key in thunderstorm, Ben Franklin is the stuff of Legend, but a real person nonetheless. Ray Flynt takes on the iconic figure in the one-man-show, which he wrote, directs and performs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Theater for the New City will present the premiere of his 'Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom,' a compendium of Czech, Slovak and Italian fairy tales, February 16 to March 5. Each Saturday of the run, Vit Horejs will also perform 'The Winter Tales,' a marionette play for young audiences based on three fables of wizards, blizzards and spirits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the puppets! (more...)

Fergie, DJ Khaled Set for 13th Annual ESPN The Party Event This February
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

ESPN will host its 13th annual ESPN The Party event Friday, Feb. 3 in Houston. In conjunction with the release of ESPN The Magazine's Super Bowl issue, (more...)

Florida's New Balmoral Vacation Home Resort Set to Compete with Hotels
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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BWW Audio: 'King of Voice-Overs' Joe Sirola Records TV Spot for Off-Broadway's CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Joe Sirola, who has been called the 'King of Voice-Overs' - having been heard or seen in over 10,000 commercials throughout his long and fun career - co-starred with the great Jimmy Cagney in his last film (Terrible Joe Moran). Lately, Joe has turned his talents to the New York stage as a producer, and one of his shows is the current off-Broadway hit, CAGNEY. Today, Joe recorded the new radio advertisement for his, and Jimmy's, musical. Below, listen to a clip from Joe's radio spot for CAGNEY! (more...)

Motown Legend Smokey Robinson Presents $1 Million Check for Music Education
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On the heels of his headlining performance as the 2016 'Rocker of the Year' at the annual Little Kids Rock Benefit in New York City, Smokey Robinson will be giving students at Pio Pico Middle School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) a million reasons to make beautiful music. (more...)

Tony Roma's Celebrates 45 Years of Happy "Rib Faces"
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma's, announces the celebration of Tony Roma's 45th anniversary with a special menu designed to satisfy the cravings of its most passionate fans. When Chef David Smith first threw baby back ribs on the grill in 1972, a Legend was born, and the Tony Roma's name become synonymous with the world's best tasting ribs. As a tribute to its fans, Tony Roma's restaurants around the world are offering a special menu featuring the items that made Tony Roma's famous. From January 11 - January 17, participating Tony Roma's USA locations will offer fans a special $45 menu for two that includes two Classic Romaritas, a signature Onion Loaf, choice of Kickin' Shrimp or Steak Flatbread, and a full rack of Tony Roma's world-famous Baby Back Ribs to share. What better way to celebrate! (more...)

Celebrity Narrator, Surprise Guests and More Set for Starry NICK AND NORA Reunion Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

As previously announced, Tony Award-winners Barry Bostwick and Joanna Gleason will revisit Nick and Nora in a reunion concert presented by Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on May 2nd, 2017. More information has recently been revealed about the exciting concert evening.  (more...)

Comedy Legend Gallagher Brings 70th Birthday Farewell Tour to Roxy Regional Theatre 2/14 – 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

After over four decades of entertaining audiences with his prop comedy, social commentary and watermelon smashing antics, one of the most famous comedians of our time is hanging up his Sledge-O-Matic.   (more...)

12 Superb Young Musicians Set for Arizona Musicfest's Young Musicians Winter Concert at MIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Twelve of Arizona's finest and most accomplished young musicians from Ahwatukee, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson will showcase their astounding virtuosity, technique and style at Arizona Musicfest's Young Musicians Winter Concert at the Musical Instrument Museum at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29. (more...)

Visiting Orchestras, World Premieres, Films and More Slated for February 2017 with the TSO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With two visiting orchestras, classical landmarks by Haydn, Beethoven, and Schumann, high-status guest artists, two World Premieres, and the continuation of the films with live orchestra series, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) offers heart-warming music for the cold month of February. As part of the TSO's Canada Mosaic project, audiences will be treated on several occasions to new, brief orchestral works called Sesquies, to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary. (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

Trumpet Legend Chris Botti to Perform at MPAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Players to Walk the Line with 37th Season Opener RING OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Wetumpka Depot Players are walking the line to kick off their 37th Season with Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. A celebration of the Legendary 'Man in Black' the musical plays on the Depot stage February 9-25. (more...)

Confirmed! Ariana Grande & John Legend to Perform Title Track for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

GRAMMY nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Ariana Grande and 10-time GRAMMY, Oscar®-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/ musician John Legend are set to perform the Oscar and GRAMMY-winning duet "Beauty and the Beast" as the title track for Disney's upcoming soundtrack (more...)

Pete Holmes Stars in New HBO Comedy Series CRASHING, Debuting 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Starring Pete Holmes, the comedy series CRASHING launches its eight-episode season SUNDAY, FEB. 19 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

Diana Rein, New D&A Guitar Gear Endorsee, Performing at NAMM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

New D&A Guitar Gear endorsee Diana Rein performs at the 2017 NAMM Show, Saturday, January 21, at 2:00 pm (Hall B, Booth #5975). (more...)

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents 2017 SPRING PUPPET PERFORMANCE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its Spring Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from February to May 2017, featuring outstanding works for puppet theater by professional puppeteers from across the Northeast and beyond. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT. Productions and dates include: (more...)

10,000,000 Share Prize Awarded by Veteran Actor Zack Ward This Super Bowl in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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PROMISES PROMISES Producers Katy Lipson & Ollie Rosenblatt to Workshop SOME LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Ollie Rosenblatt for Senbla, the producers of the upcoming Promises Promises revival at Southwark Playhouse, are working on the European premiere of a new Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater musical, Some Lovers. (more...)

Ariana Grande & John Legend to Perform Title Song for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

According to Hits Daily Double, Ariana Grande and John Legend will team up for an epic duet to be featured in Disney's highly-anticipated live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Meredity Eaton Joins Cast of CBS's MACGYVER as Series Regular
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Meredith Eaton has joined the cast of the CBS action-adventure drama MACGYVER as a series regular. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Tribute Patti LuPone, Michael Bennett and More in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 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 - has announced the themes of the Winter/Spring 2017 season. (more...)

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written. (more...)

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