Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Join Rocky Mountain Rep for arguably one of the best jam sessions ever!  Million Dollar Quartet features four red-hot rock 'n' roll legends coming together for one unforgettable night.   (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Entertains at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 19, 2016

The latest production entertaining audiences at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, New York is the highly entertaining Tony-nominated musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. Featuring the familiar and classic tunes of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins, the rock n' roll musical provides loads of entertainment with a 'whole Lotta shakin' going on. (more...)

14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival Will Include Over 100 Performers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, and has attracted sold-out crowds since it's premiere in 2003.  This fall marks the 14th year for this celebrated event, and producers, Thirsty Girl & Pontani  Productions will once again, serve up 4 nights of glitter and glamour in Gotham, with over 120 eye-popping performances from international leading burlesque and variety entertainers at five of NYC's hottest nightclubs. (more...)

Park City Institute Announces This Year's Eccles Center Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Mixing legendary blues with political commentary, ballet with myth busting genius and big recognizable names with big - less mainstream, but just as brilliant - names… the 20th Season of Park City Institute's brand of performance has arrived. In keeping with its mission to entertain, educate and illuminate, PCI delivers a line-up of world-renowned musicians, actors, dancers, authors, thinkers and doers. There are throwbacks to The Eccles Center's grand opening first season. There are Grammy winners and acclaimed traditional entertainers. And there are pioneers, who would never have fit into the performing arts mold of yesterday. (more...)

Licensing Rights to HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has made available worldwide licensing rights to Broadway's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Raise the Curtain on Season 34 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

On December 4, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought music icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Band Train Pays Tribute to Musical Influences With Release of Cover Album 'Does Led Zeppelin II'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Multi-platinum-selling band TRAIN is set to pay homage to one of their biggest musical inspirations with the first cover album of their career called DOES LED ZEPPELIN II. (more...)

TexARTS Sets 2016-17 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The music of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, those fabulous girl groups of the 50's and 60's and an Aaron Sorkin courtroom drama will light up the TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theatre during the 2016 - 2017 Professional Series.  (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/28/2016
by - May 28, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/28/2016. (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Sets 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

In Theatr Clwyd's 40th anniversary year, Artistic Director Tamara Harvey, today announces full casting for her Theatr Clwyd directorial debut production of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. Harvey directs Lisa Palfrey in the role of Beatrice and John Ramm as Benedict. They are joined by David Bark-Jones, Jonathan Harden, Sian Howard, Nakay Kpaka, Steven Meo, Catherin Morris, Lowri Palfrey, Kerry Peers, and Sion Pritchard. (more...)

New Music from Country Star John Berry to be Released 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

After a three-year recording hiatus, Grammy-nominated country music star John Berry is back with new music. (more...)

Organic Dairy Farmer Challenges Everything We Know About Making a Great Cup of Coffee
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Coffee culture has always romanced the origin of the bean, the roasting method and the brewing technique. But an Organic Valley dairy farmer, Gerrit van Tol, recently set out to prove that the secret to a great cup of coffee is pasture-raised cows. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Has a Whole Lotta Music Going at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - May 17, 2016

Rockabilly, country, and blues fans, rejoice. Elvis fans, look sharp. The greatest recording event in history is happening at Dutch Apple through June 19, and you can be there. (more...)

New Adaptation of GHOST, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET & More Set for Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) Artistic Director Robert J. Farley has announced an exciting lineup of plays for the Company's 24th season of professional theatre in North Fulton County. Following an extraordinarily successful record-breaking year, the bar has been set high for GET as programming continues to grow and expand. The 2016-2017 season will take a journey through love, death, time, foreign lands, freedom fights, and even back to 1956 Memphis, Tennessee. With musicals, comedy, drama, and a world premiere, GET will once again offer an entertaining, enlightening, and illuminating variety of theatre for our patrons throughout north Georgia and beyond. In addition to the mainstage subscription series, GET will produce a four-play Theatre for Young Audiences series, and a four concert Big Band series. (more...)

MusicalFare Adds MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

MusicalFare is very proud to announce its 2016-2017 Subscription Season of Musicals: A Season of Personalities. Between them, our five shows have won 9 Tony Awards!  The season begins with the classic American musical, GYPSY followed by the Regional Premier of TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL, and the Duke Ellington revue, SOPHISTICATED LADIES.  The season concludes with the smash-hit, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and the World Premiere Musical, PRETTY/FUNNY.    Plus, patrons can enjoy all of this along with upcoming performances in our Premier Center Cabaret. (more...)

Guest Stars Announced for Kay Sedia's TACO KISSES This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Kay Sedia brings back her spicy Taco Kisses show for juan last time to The Cavern Club Theater in Silverlake, CA for two weekends June 10-11 & 24-25 with two shows each night at 8pm & 10pm! (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Welcome The Righteous Brothers for One-Night-Only Guest Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame duo and Harrah's Las Vegas headliners, The Righteous Brothers - Bill Medley and Bucky Heard will share the stage with the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for a special, one-night-only encore performance during the show's dazzling finale in the Harrah's Showroom at Harrah's Las Vegas on Thursday, July 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets for this can't-miss performance are available at MDQVegas.com, by visiting the Harrah's Showroom box office, or by calling (702) 777-2782. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Alex Wyse & More Will Sing Drew Gasparini at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present THE MUSIC & LYRICS OF DREW GASPARINI on Monday, July 11th at 9:30pm featuring 2016 Tony nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Alex Wyse (Spring Awakening), Will Roland(Dear Evan Hansen), Julia Mattison (Brooklyn Sound), and Gerard Canonico (Brooklynite, American Idiot), among others. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Jonathan Groff Gets Frank & Funny at LOOKING Movie World Premiere!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

By Wayman Wong Jonathan Groff and his cast ran the rainbow of emotions at the world premiere of their 'Looking' movie Sunday night (June 26) at the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Their picture, which will air July 23 on HBO, capped the 40th anniversary of the acclaimed Frameline LGBT film festival on Pride Weekend. And Groff said he could not have been prouder than to have 1,400 fans cheer the sold-out, crowd-pleasing finale to his two-year-old cable series about gay friends seeking sex and love. (more...)

Michael Carrasco, Rachel Pallante & More to Star in TexARTS' ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

?TexARTS' next production in its 2016-17 Professional Series will be a musical inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Starring Michael Carrasco (North American Tour, Grease!), Rachel Pallante (The Vortex, The Tempest), Polly Seale (Radio City Music National Tour, The Wizard of Oz), Michael Marchese (TexARTS' My Way A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra), Kami Smith (Austin Shakespeare, As You Like It), Kristi King (Doctuh Mistuh Productions, Reefer Madness), Curt Olson (TexARTS, Guys and Dolls), and Toni Baker. All Shook Up runs August 12 - 21 at the Kam and James Morris Theatre. (more...)

The Gateway Announces Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

The Tony® Award-winning, international smash-hit musical Million Dollar Quartet opens at The Gateway in Bellport, NY, on Wednesday, June 8 and runs through June 25. Tickets start at $59. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at www.TheGateway.org. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: First Listen- Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan Reunite on BONNIE AND CLYDE AND A WHOLE LOTTA JAZZ
by Nora Dominick - Jun 2, 2016

Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Jeremy Jordan (Supergirl, Newsies), who starred together in Frank Wildhorn's production of Bonnie & Clyde reunited to sing 'This World Will Remember Us' for the CD. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival launches their dynamic 2016 season with four premieres, as well as four beloved Broadway classics.  The eight-show season opens with Oklahoma! on Wednesday, June 1. It has been 18 years since "Broadway in the Finger Lakes," visited the prairie and is excited to announce the return of Rodgers and Hammerstein's hit classic. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Sets 37th Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Atlanta Lyric Theatre, now in its 37th year as the metro area's only professional musical theatre company, has announced its upcoming 2016-17 season of musicals at the 600-seat Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). With five fantastic shows - the Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure Shrek the Musical, the beloved Broadway blockbuster A Chorus Line, the electrifying music of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in Million Dollar Quartet, Andrew Lloyd Webber's epochal extravaganza Jesus Christ Superstar, and the musical tale as old as time Disney's Beauty and the Beast -- we look forward to delivering an unforgettable theatrical experiences to our patrons! (more...)

WBT to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The international smash hit musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, when an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Play Melbourne This December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famous recording session that brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time for one incredible night. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents THE MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

The international smash hit musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, when an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. Sam Phillips, the 'Father of Rock 'n' Roll' who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

TexARTS Opening Friday with ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

TexARTS' next production in its 2016-17 Professional Series will be a musical inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Starring Michael Carrasco (North American Tour, Grease!), Rachel Pallante (The Vortex, The Tempest), Polly Seale (Radio City Music National Tour,The Wizard of Oz), Michael Marchese (TexARTS' My Way A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra), Kami Smith (Austin Shakespeare, As You Like It), Kristi King (Doctuh Mistuh Productions, Reefer Madness), Curt Olson (TexARTS, Guys and Dolls), and Toni Baker. All Shook Up runsAugust 12 - 21 at the Kam and James Morris Theatre. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and More Announced for Pittsburgh CLO 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the 2017 Summer Season, featuring the Pittsburgh premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, direct from Broadway! The New York Times raves, "AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is a triumph! Pure joy!" and The Wall Street Journal declares, "Once you've seen it, you'll find it hard to settle for less ever again." Don't miss this stunning Broadway hit when it arrives in Pittsburgh on its first national tour next summer. Pittsburgh CLO served as the lead producer on this incredible production, guaranteeing Pittsburgh audiences the chance to be among the first to enjoy AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, June 6-11, 2017. (more...)

Molly Pope, Amanda Duarte, Adam Enright and More Set for CAKE Workshop at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

CAKE, a Princess Grace Award finalist written and directed by John J. Caswell, Jr. will be staged as a one night only conceptual reading at Dixon Place on Friday, September 2nd at 7:30PM, and will feature performances by Molly Pope (A Star is Born), Amanda Duarte (Dead Darlings), Adam Enright (2Scoops), James Jackson (The Black-Ups), Joshua Cruz (Wig Out), and Emily Pintel (Dream of the Red Chamber). (more...)

Smuin Lights Up the Holidays with THE CHRISTMAS BALLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

 Smuin brings Bay Area audiences a whole 'Lotta heat with its annual yuletide dance treat, The Christmas Ballet. With ballet, tap, swing, and a wealth of other genres drawn from holiday traditions from around the world, this celebration showcases a variety of dance styles set to holiday classics and premieres new surprises each season.  (more...)

Rarely Revived 1974 Best Musical Tony Winner RAISIN Coming To Astoria Performing Arts Center
by Michael Dale - Aug 29, 2016

RAISIN, adapted from Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking drama A RAISIN IN THE SUN, has not been frequently produced since winning the 1974 Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hunter Foster Directs MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Check out brand-new stills from the Hunter Foster-directed production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. (more...)

New George Carlin Album Featuring a Never Released Performance to Premiere Exclusively on SiriusXM's Comedy Greats and George Carlin Channels
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Fankhauser on His BEAUTIFUL Life & the Latest NEWSIES News
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

For Ben Fankhauser, life is 'Beautiful.' He's about to celebrate his one-year anniversary touring in that Broadway bio musical about Carole King. It showcases Abby Mueller, the sister of its original Tony-winning star, Jessie Mueller. In 'Beautiful,' Fankhauser plays Barry Mann, who teamed up with Cynthia Weil to co-write top pop hits like 'On Broadway' and 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling.' (more...)

14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival September 29th-October 2nd!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, and has attracted sold-out crowds since it's premiere in 2003.  This fall marks the 14th year for this celebrated event, and producers, Thirsty Girl & Pontani  Productions will once again, serve up 4 nights of glitter and glamour in Gotham, with over 120 eye-popping performances from international leading burlesque and variety entertainers at five of NYC's hottest nightclubs. Bringing together over 2,700 enthusiastic audience members who,  in addition to enjoying tassels and tail feathers will be entertained by live music, international DJ's, variety and circus performers, boylesque, and a burlesque bazaar where you can try on custom corsets, peruse pasties, hair ornaments, vintage dresses, lingerie and even partake in a pin-up make-over.  (more...)

R&B Supergroup Boyz II Men at SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Boyz II Men, the best-selling R&B group in musical history, will show why the four-time Grammy Award winners consistently draw sell-out crowds nationwide when they perform at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem on Monday, August 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: texARTS Production of ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

TexARTS' next production in its 2016-17 Professional Series will be a musical inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Starring Michael Carrasco (North American Tour, Grease!), Rachel Pallante (The Vortex, The Tempest), Polly Seale (Radio City Music National Tour, The Wizard of Oz), Michael Marchese (TexARTS' My Way A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra), Kami Smith (Austin Shakespeare, As You Like It), Kristi King (Doctuh Mistuh Productions, Reefer Madness), Curt Olson (TexARTS, Guys and Dolls), Russel Taylor (St. George's Theatre, London, Romeo and Juliet), Daniel Cline (Austin Theatre Project, The Rocky Horror Show), and Toni Baker. All Shook Up runs August 12 - 21 at the Kam and James Morris Theatre. (more...)

Theatre Raleigh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET August 17-28 at the Kennedy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Westchester Broadway Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - Aug 1, 2016

'It's not every day you see someone play a glissando on the piano with his foot.'  That in itself completely conveys what 'Million Dollar Quartet' at Westchester Broadway Theatre is all about.  (more...)

2CELLOS Release New Music Video for Innovative Version Of Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

2CELLOS, music's most thrilling and progressive instrumental duo, release a new music video for 'Whole Lotta Love.' (more...)

2CELLOS Release New Music Video For Their Innovative Version Of Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

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Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes & More Featured on Frank Wildhorn & Friends Live Album!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Broadway Records has announced that Frank Wildhorn and Friends: Bonnie & Clyde and a Whole Lotta Jazz -- Live at 54 BELOW will be released digitally and in stores on June 3, 2016. (more...)


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IN THE HEIGHTS, 'LADY DAY' and More Set for ZACH Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley recently announced the 2016-17 ZACH Theatre Season at an event for ZACH's Trustees, annual donors, and Season Sponsors. ZACH is thrilled to produce Hamilton composer/playwright Lin Manuel Miranda's extraordinary, Tony award winning, Broadway musical In The Heights. (more...)

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: PRESLEY, PERKINS, LEWIS AND CASH Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Get ready for a night of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950's rock and roll with 'A Night to Remember: Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash' on Saturday, May 14 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Flat Rock Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Flat Rock Playhouse is kicking off its 2016 mainstage season with the international hit musical Million Dollar Quartet - the story of four pioneers of rock 'n' roll and how they came together for one night in what is undoubtedly the most electrifying jam session in all of music history. (more...)

Old Log Theatre to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Old Log Theatre will be rockin' with the untold story of four rock 'n' roll pioneers and how they came together for one magical night, as the smash hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET makes its professional theatre debut in the Twin Cities. (more...)

HAND TO GOD, IRONBOUND and More Slated for City Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the full lineup for 2016-2017, the South Side company's 42nd Season. (more...)

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