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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for GUARDS AT THE TAJ at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Rehearsal images have been released today for the European premiere of Guards at the Taj, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph and directed by Jamie Lloyd. Danny Ashok (Disgraced, Bush Theatre; Capital, BBC) will play Humayun and Darren Kuppan (East is East, West End/ UK Tour) will play Babur.  (more...)

BWW Review: Shows That Never Made It to Broadway Find a Home at Feinstein's/54 Below with BROADWAY BOUND
by Troy Frisby - Mar 29, 2017

'That's really niche.' Those words from one of the night's emcees, Feinstein's/54 Below Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper, were technically used in reference to Linda Lavin's propensity to play love interests for superheroes. But, really, they could've been used to describe BROADWAY BOUND: THE MUSICALS THAT NEVER CAME TO BROADWAY, which played at the aforementioned venue March 21. (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) has announced its 2017-18 Season, the third under Artistic Director Sean Daniels. (more...)

Blanca Li to Bring GODDESSES AND DEMONESSES to New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Contemporary Spanish dancer/choreographer Blanca Li is bringing her new show 'Goddesses & Demonesses' to The City Center for a three-night limited engagement on March 30th through April 1st. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses an Obscure Loesser Show and Scott Siegel's Genius
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 29, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business.This Week: Revisiting an obscure Frank Loesser & praising the genius of Scott Siegel. (more...)

San Diego REP Announces 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) hosts the 24th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival from May 21 through July 9, 2017. (more...)

Burt Reynolds to Appear with Hawaiian Tropic Tribute Car from CANNONBALL RUN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hollywood Legend, Oscar Nominee, two-time Golden Globe winner and top box office draw, Burt Reynolds will attend the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach on April 7th. (more...)

Bobby Bare to Release New Album 'Things Change' 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Country Music Hall of Famer and GRAMMY® award-winning living Legend Bobby Bare will release THINGS CHANGE May 26, which features a collaboration with Chris Stapleton. The album is Bare's first studio project in five years and is available for pre-sale now at (more...)

BWW TV: Amber Riley, Tim Minchin, Gary Barlow, and More to Perform at the Olivier Awards
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2017

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard has announced that this year's ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on Tuesday 11 April from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. (more...)

Liz Rubino Ends Her Run at Don't Tell Mama on April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Liz Rubino, will return to the NY cabaret stage for one more show at the well known establishment, Don't Tell Mama, in 'Make Yourself Comfortable' Saturday, April 8th @ 7:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE THEATRE OF E. ALKAZI at Jawahar Kala Kendra In Jaipur
by Zofeen Maqsood - Mar 29, 2017

The retrospective will feature Mr Alkazi's theatre work, spanning a period of 50 years. The remarkable exhibit is curated by Amal Allana and designed by Nissar Allana. (more...)

Olivier Awards Broadcast Date Announced; Performers Include Amber Riley, Tim Minchin, Gary Barlow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard has announced that this year's ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on Tuesday 11 April from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with the acclaimed jazz/pop vocalist and songwriter GABRIELLE STRAVELLI. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents the English Premiere of EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

"I bit into your heart and I chewed on it slowly like a connoisseur. I swallowed it. I remember thinking it was an especially small heart and easy to digest. But no matter what I did you wouldn't die." (more...)

Wallace Roney Orchestra to Kick Off Wayne Shorter Weekend at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Wayne Shorter Weekend kicks off with trumpet great Wallace Roney and his orchestra paying tribute to Newark jazz Legend Wayne Shorter with this performance of Universe, a long-lost composition originally created for Miles Davis, featuring Buster Williams, Lenny White and Patrice Rushen on Friday, April 20, 2017 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (1 Center Street, Newark NJ). (more...)

33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

VIDEO: See Highlights in New Trailer for THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at Actor's Express
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2017

Actor's Express stages Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride now through April 16, 2017. Check out highlights from the show in the new trailer below! (more...)

EMC Greater China President Mr. Denis Shing Fai Yip Joins DC Holdings to Drive DC's Strategic Transformation to Big Data Technology
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017


VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Blanca Li's GODDESSES & DEMONESSES, Coming to The City Center, 3/30-4/1
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2017

Contemporary Spanish dancer/choreographer Blanca Li is bringing her new show “Goddesses & Demonesses” to The City Center for a three-night limited engagement on March 30th through April 1st. (more...)

Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig. (more...)

Gudrun Von Laxenburg Release New Single & Announce Debut LP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

From their very first show, to their exclusive signing, Gudrun Von Laxenburg have channelled the same artistry since they began creating music. (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to Feature Broadway and Local Talent in Spring Lineup at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to the historic Catalina Jazz Club with its 14th presentation of original musical theater material in a classic cabaret setting.  Join us as we premiere songs from the far corners of the country and beyond.  Discover your new favorite musical theater songs, before they become the stuff of Broadway Legend!   (more...)

Spacelab9 Announces 'Lost In Space: Title themes from Hit TV Series' for Record Store Day
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Danger! Danger, Will Robinson! As part of the annual Record Store Day event celebrating independent record stores everywhere, Spacelab9 has secured a license from Synthesis Entertainment to release a selection of music by one of the entertainment industry's most important composers. (more...)

Animal Planet Uveils 2017-18 Upfront Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Animal Planet unveiled its primetime programming slate for 2017-2018. The network's new and returning series will connect Animal Planet audiences with three programming themes (more...)

WONDERLAND UK Tour Arrives in Manchester Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

WONDERLAND is delighting audiences throughout the UK. It's an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, with a huge heart, a medley of magic and a whole lot of wonder. It is a timely and touching story of love and an adventurous exploration of who we are, who we want to be and the power of everyday magic in our lives. With critics describing it as 'a totally bonkers, technicolour escape from the real world', Wonderland is not to be missed, showing at the Manchester Palace Theatre from 24th-30th April. (more...)

MEN ON BOATS, BOUNDLESS Premiere and More Highlight Cape Rep Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre is celebrating its 32nd season with an exciting line up of plays and musicals, all of them Cape Cod premieres, one fresh from New York. The Indoor Theater season will open with Richard Nelson's Regular Singing, followed by Jaclyn Backhaus' ingenious comedy, Men On Boats. (more...)

Bahamian Recording Artist Sammi Starr Launches '#Bahamas Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, is proud to announce the launch of '#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song', a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi's love for his country (more...)

Pitbull, Flo Rida, Stephen Marley & More to Perform at WrestleMania
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum international icon, Pitbull, will take the stage at WrestleMania 33 joined by Flo Rida, Stephen Marley and LunchMoney Lewis (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Ann Wilson Of Heart Buckhead Theatre this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????The Fox Theatre is pleased to announce the Ann Wilson Of Heart cross-country tour, which stops at Atlanta's Buckhead Theatre for a one-night only performance on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Neu! Reekie! Bring Artists To Hull 2017 For State Of The Nation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As Britain gets set to begin negotiations to exit the European Union, full details have been announced for Where Are We Now?, a new festival bringing hip hop, music, film, poetry, dancing and more, which promises to be as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

Black Heritage Auction to Feature Songs, Notes & Jewelry of Tupac Shakur
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On April 7 th rap Legend Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Brooklyn, New York. (more...)

Kwaye Debuts New Single 'Cool Kids' Via The Fader
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, Zimbabwe-born, London-raised, and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and globe-trotting alternative R&B disruptor Kwaye [pronunciation Qu-ay] premieres the music video for his debut single 'Cool Kids' on The Fader. (more...)

Arden Children's Theatre's THE LIGHT PRINCESS Opens in Previews Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Arden Theatre Company presents the world premiere of THE LIGHT PRINCESS, adapted from the story by George MacDonald, with book and lyrics by Tony Lawton and original music by Alex Bechtel. Steve Pacek directs. It runs from April 5 - May 28, 2017 on the Arden's F. Otto Haas stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

Sony/ATV Appoints Ian Holder as Vice President, Creative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Ian Holder as Vice President, Creative. In his new role he will be based in New York and report to Sony/ATV SVP, Head of East Coast A&R Rich Christina. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's Passionate RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 27, 2017

Jackie Welch, Tamiko Robinson Steele and Lauren Frances Jones together onstage are like the royalty of Nashville theater: three formidable actresses who bring a wealth of experience to any role they play as individuals. Yet, collectively, the three women are more than mere forces of nature, they are nature itself, their remarkable talents combining to create a theatrical experience that will long be remembered, venerated and discussed among those people fortunate enough to see them in Nashville Repertory Theatre's stunning production of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. (more...)

BWW Interview: The 2017 New American Voices Play Reading Series Finalists
by Natalie de la Garza - Mar 27, 2017

Step-sisters in a magical trailer park, a clash between past and present (that's a realtor's nightmare), an exploration of race and family in segregated Cleveland, a murderous family in the American West -- sounds like this year's finalists for The Landing Theatre Company's New American Voices Play Reading Series. (more...)

New Musicals COWBOY BOB and GUMBO Get 2017 Summer Labs at Yale Institute for Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Yale Institute for Music Theatre announces the two original book musicals which have been selected for this year's two-week summer lab: COWBOY BOB, created by Molly Beach Murphy, Jeanna Phillips, and Annie Tippe, book by Molly Beach Murphy, music and lyrics by Jeanna Phillips; and GUMBO, music by Brett Macias and book and lyrics by Christina Quintana. (more...)

BWW Review: Charming but Flawed FINDING NEVERLAND Searches for Magic
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 27, 2017

A charming though perplexing adaptation of the 2004 film, FINDING NEVERLAND jets into too many erratic directions at any given moment and doesn't gel completely as a whole. And for all its gorgeous, visual splendor, it is surprisingly lacking in honest-to-goodness stage magic. The touring version of the 2015 Broadway stage musical adaptation continues at OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through April 2, 2017. (more...)

North Coast Rep Presents A Taste of Kevin Toney with Special Guest Star Dominique Toney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Two-time Grammy Nominee, Pianist Extraordinaire, Songwriter, Composer, and Author Kevin Toney & Dominique Toney will kick off North Coast Repertory Theatre's Monday Night Jazz Series on the intimate mainstage Monday, October 5, 7:30 pm. (more...)

G.W. Mullins Launches Folklore Hardback Book 'Supernatural Tales Of The Native American Indians'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Native American Mythology began long before the European settlers arrived on North American soil. Contrary to popular beliefs, there is more to Native American Folklore than stories of buffalo hunts, teepee living and animal stories. Hundreds of tribes throughout North American created a huge mythological system that has rivaled that of the Greeks. Since the beginning of time every civilization has presented its own collection of strange tales and folklore. The Native American Indians are no different. Many of their stories included giants, hideous creatures, ghosts, beings from the spirit world, witches and many others. The stories collected in this book represent some of the best to be found. Among the stories included are: Wakiash and the First Totem Pole, Two Ghostly Lovers, The Land of the Dead, The Double Faced Ghost, A Journey to the Skeleton House, The Skeleton Who Fell Down Piece By Piece, The Spirit Wife, The Transformed Grandmother, Blue Jay Visits Ghost Town, The Ghost Wife, The Flood, The Elk Spirit of Lost Lake, Ghost of the White Deer, The Resuscitation of the only Daughter, Heavy Collar and the Ghost Woman, Origin of the Medicine Man, The Medicine Grizzly Bear, The Ghosts' Buffalo, The Spirit Land, The Skin Shifting Old Woman, The Fatal Swing, The Simpleton's Wisdom, The Ghost Country, The Legend of the Maid of the Mist, Ghost Stallion, Song of the Ghost Dance, The Deserted Children, How the Worm Pipe Came to the Blackfoot, Tale of Coyote and the Origin of Death and many, many more. For further information, on his writing visit G.W. Mullins' web site at For information on the art of C.L. Hause visit his web site at Books by G.W. Mullins are available from, Kobo, Google Book Store, Books-A-Million, Barnes and Noble and other retailers worldwide. G.W. Mullins is a Native American of Cherokee decent. He has been a published author for several years releasing several titles that are based in Native American history and folklore. He recently released book one in his From The Dead Of Night Series, the best-selling novel Daniel Is Waiting, which is available on, Kobo, Google Book Store, Books-A-Million, Barnes and Noble and other book sellers worldwide. C.L. Hause is an award winning artist who possesses a Bachelor Of Arts Degree specializing in Studio Art. He was the winner of the 2013 Johnny Hart Memorial Award as well of several others. He has always been inspired by nature, primitive and Native American design. He is currently finishing his MFA Degree in New York City. (more...)

Brenda Wong Aoki and Composer Mark Izu present AUNT LILY'S FLOWER BOOK: One Hundred Years of Legalized Racism
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Beloved Bay Area storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki, and Emmy Award Winning Composer Mark Izu, will present Aunt Lily's Flower Book: One Hundred Years of Legalized Racism, as part of the 2017 San Francisco International Arts Festival.  Memoirs from a family diary tell the true stories of the struggles and resilience of a Japanese American family in the 1940's. Aoki and Izu present Aunt Lily's Flower Book to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal and internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II.Aunt Lily's Flower Book takes place on Saturday, May 27 at 8:30pm, Sunday, May 28 at 2pm, and Saturday, June 3 at 7pm at the South Side Theater, Fort Mason (2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123). Ticket prices are $25 general admission, (more...)

DISNEYLAND PARIS Launches 25th Anniversary Celebration With Sparkling Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Disneyland® Paris sparkled with the launch of its historic 25th Anniversary with a day filled with extraordinary events. (more...)

LA LA LAND Arriving on Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand This April
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Lionsgate has announced that the dazzling Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning music-filled masterpiece LA LA LAND arrives on Digital HD on April 11 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand April 25 from Summit Entertainment (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Super-Producer, Barry Weissler
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 26, 2017

The words 'Just Do It' should be emblazoned across the office walls of  Tony Award winning producer Barry Weissler. On a beautiful Spring day, Barry invited Rob and Kevin into his offices to discuss his career and how he produced the revivals of CHICAGO, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and GREASE and gave power to new shows like THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, FALSETTOS, and WAITRESS. (more...)

Yusuf / Cat Stevens Announces 50th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

TEG DAINTY and Live Nation in association with Moonshadow Aus Pty announced today that British singer-songwriting Legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Yusuf / Cat Stevenswill tour Australia in November and December. A Cat's Attic "Peace Train Tour" commemorates the 50th Anniversary of his first major hit single and debut album Matthew & Son released in 1967. (more...)

Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform LA LA LAND IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be the first Australian orchestra to present LA LA LAND IN CONCERT, in two performances at the Sydney Opera House announced today. These concerts on 7 & 8 December will feature a 100-piece orchestra performing composer Justin Hurwitz's Oscar®-winning score live on stage in accompaniment to a full screening of the critically-acclaimed film. (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Announces Latest Lineup for March 28th, 2017 ed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG! guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! (more...)

The Warner Theatre to Welcome Country Legend Arlo Guthrie
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Warner Theatre will welcome folk Legend Arlo Guthrie in a rare solo appearance to the main stage on Saturday, September 16 at 8:00 pm.  Tickets will go on sale to Warner Members on Tuesday, March 28 at 10:00 am and to the General Public on Friday, March 31 at 10:00 am.  To become a Warmer Member or to purchase tickets, call the Warner Box Office at 860-489-7180 or visit  (more...)

Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The American Songbook opens up on Caramoor's Music Room stage for its annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico. (more...)

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