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James Rocco to Join Rob Ashford, Susan Stroman and More as BROADWAY SALUTES Inductee, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

James Rocco (Vice President Programming and Producing Artistic Director of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts) is being recognized for his 25 Years of Dedication to the theatre at 3:30 p.m. on September 24, 2013 at the Times Square Visitor Center. The Broadway League and Coalition of Broadway Unions will be inducting James as well as Rob Ashford, Karen Azenberg, Jeff Calhoun, Sheldon Epps, Joey McKneely, Gregory Mosher and Susan Stroman into BROADWAY SALUTES. (more...)

James Rocco to Join Rob Ashford, Susan Stroman and More as BROADWAY SALUTES Inductee, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

James Rocco (Vice President Programming and Producing Artistic Director of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts) is being recognized for his 25 Years of Dedication to the theatre at 3:30 p.m. on September 24, 2013 at the Times Square Visitor Center. The Broadway League and Coalition of Broadway Unions will be inducting James as well as Rob Ashford, Karen Azenberg, Jeff Calhoun, Sheldon Epps, Joey McKneely, Gregory Mosher and Susan Stroman into BROADWAY SALUTES. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's "Legends and Legacies" season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as "Hank Williams," August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $19 for previews, $29 Thursdays and Fridays and $39 Saturdays and Todays and $49 for opening night. Previews are Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 p.m., and Today, Sept. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Press/opening night is Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Today at 2:30 p.m. There are post-show discussions following Today performances beginning September 8. Single tickets go on sale July 24 at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

92Y to Celebrate Mike Stoller with Bettye LaVette, The Coasters & More, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

On December 9, 2013 92Y celebrates songwriting legend Mike Stoller on the occasion of his 80th year with An 80th Birthday Celebration, a one-night-only Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event hosted by Paul Shaffer and directed and written by Randy Johnson (director/writer of A Night with Janis Joplin). Confirmed artists performing expected and unexpected interpretations from Stoller's genre-spanning career in blues, R&B, rock 'n' roll and jazz include legendary vocal group The Coasters, along with artists Karen Akers, Mary Bridget Davies, Corky Hale, Maria Elena Infantino, Sally Kellerman, Bettye LaVette, Melissa Manchester, Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and Steve Tyrell. Backed by Tyrell's band, the artists perform some of the greatest songs written by Stoller with his longtime lyricist partner Jerry Leiber and others. Leiber will be the subject of a special tribute during the evening. Stoller is planning to be in attendance for the celebration. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Mary Bridget Davies
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 24, 2013

Today, Mary Bridges Davies speaks exclusively to BroadwayWorld about her love of the blues, her Broadway debut and why playing the role of Janis Joplin may have been her destiny. (more...)

SPUNK, DOGFIGHT and More Set for WaterTower Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Terry Martin, WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director, announced this evening the Company's 2013-2014 Main Stage season at a special VIP Sneak Preview held at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

Jefferson Starship to Play Strand-Capitol, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

On March 8, 2014, downtown York's historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will welcome American rock band Jefferson Starship to the Strand Theatre. Created by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner, Jefferson Starship is a historic legacy celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014. Tickets are on sale now to Strand-Capitol members and go on sale to the general public Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2013- Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 3, 2013

With the Broadway Fall season in full swing, and a constant need for replacements, there is a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Fall. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Music of Nat King Cole, Carpenters, Led Zeppelin and More Set for Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's 2014 Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Chanhassen Dinner Theatre announces 2014 Concert Series through June, including tributes to famous singers. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Begins at Milwaukee Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from tonight, May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

SPUNK, DOGFIGHT and More Set for WaterTower Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Terry Martin, WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director, announced this evening the Company's 2013-2014 Main Stage season at a special VIP Sneak Preview held at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

Orfeh, Patti Murin and More to Bring Adele to Life at THE POP SHOW, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Farah Alvin (Nine, Grease!, The Marvelous Wonderettes) , Anika Larsen (Avenue Q, Rent, Closer Than Ever, Xanadu), Patti Murin (Wicked, Lysistrata Jones), Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Orfeh (Legally Blonde, The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, Love, Janis, Saturday Night Fever), Jarrod Spector(Jersey Boys, Les Miserables) and American Idol Finalist Erika Van Pelt will comprise the lineup for the June 10 edition of The Pop Show, part of the Broadway at Birdland series at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert will feature the songs of Adele. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Celina Carvajal
by BWW - Mar 8, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Celina Carvajal, who is starring as 'Nicola' in Kinky Boots- currently in previews at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Opening night is set for April 4, 2013. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents A FEW GOOD MEN, Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs tonight, March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Orfeh, Patti Murin and More Bring Adele to Life at THE POP SHOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Farah Alvin (Nine, Grease!, The Marvelous Wonderettes) , Anika Larsen (Avenue Q, Rent, Closer Than Ever, Xanadu), Patti Murin (Wicked, Lysistrata Jones), Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Orfeh (Legally Blonde, The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, Love, Janis, Saturday Night Fever), Jarrod Spector(Jersey Boys, Les Miserables) and American Idol Finalist Erika Van Pelt will comprise the lineup for tonight's June 10 edition of The Pop Show, part of the Broadway at Birdland series at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert will feature the songs of Adele. (more...)

Stage Adaptation of THE WAR OF THE ROSES Coming to Broadway in 2015-16 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Tony Award winning Producers Jay Gutterman, Cindy Gutterman, Cathy Chernoff, Carl Moellenberg and Wendy Federman just announced that THE WAR OF THE ROSES, the riveting stage adaptation by Warren Adler based on his original best-selling novel of the same name, will bow on Broadway during the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Kelli Barrett, Orfeh and More Set for The Pop Show's ADELE! 6/10 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Kelli Barrett (Rock of Ages, Baby It's You!, The Royal Family, Bright Lights, Big City),Lisa Birnbaum (F#%king Up Everything, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party), William Blake(Male Vocalist of the Year, 2012 Cabaret Awards) and Darius de Haas (Dreamgirls, Rent, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Carousel) have joined the lineup for The Pop Show Presents....Adele! on June 10 at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert, part of the Broadway at Birdland series, will feature the songs of Adele, with proceeds benefiting VH1's Save the Music fund. (more...)

Kacee Clanton to Lead ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at ZACH Theatre, Begin. 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

The all-star cast for ZACH Theatre's much-anticipated staging of ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN was announced today. Kacee Clanton, the Los Angeles-based rock and blues singer-songwriter who previously played Janis Joplin in Love, Janis and has toured as lead vocalist with Big Brother & The Holding Company, will star in ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at ZACH, opening July 10. (more...)

The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Three Exciting Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE - Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July. A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft features Judy Garland's son Joey Luft making a rare public appearance (July 10-13) followed by PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony Nominee Powerhouse MARY BRIDGET DAVIES, a Tony Award nominee for A Night With Janis Joplin which was presented last season at The Pasadena Playhouse and was the venue's highest grossing show in its history (July 17-20). The month will end with Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED created by award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson and actor and improvisational guru Patrick Bristow with The Jim Henson Company's renowned puppeteers (July 24-26). The Playhouse continues its tradition of distinctive and entertaining summer programming. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Arena Stage is Stunning
by Charles Shubow - Jun 24, 2013

Janis Joplin is alive and well and living in DC for the summer at Arena Stage until August 11, 2013. (more...)

American Blues Theater Remounts Hit Production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 7/25-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Pink Previews, where tickets sales benefit the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research, are Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Friday August 1 at 7 p.m. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's "Legends and Legacies" season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as "Hank Williams," August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $19 for previews, $29 Thursdays and Fridays and $39 Saturdays and Sundays and $49 for opening night. Previews are Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Press/opening night is Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. There are post-show discussions following Sunday performances beginning September 8. Single tickets go on sale July 24 at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

Scott Alan, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, Now thru 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for today, June 10-16, 2013, featuring Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Scott Alan, The Pop Show Presents...Adele! A Fundraiser Celebrating the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance's Education Program Featuring: Arturo O'Farrill Quintet, The Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats & ALJA's NYC All-Star Youth Orchestra, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, The Birdland Big Band, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Centennial Band, and MANY MORE! (more...)

Kelli Barrett, Orfeh and More Set for The Pop Show's ADELE! at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Kelli Barrett (Rock of Ages, Baby It's You!, The Royal Family, Bright Lights, Big City),Lisa Birnbaum (F#%king Up Everything, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party), William Blake(Male Vocalist of the Year, 2012 Cabaret Awards) and Darius de Haas (Dreamgirls, Rent, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Carousel) have joined the lineup for The Pop Show Presents....Adele! tonight, June 10 at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert, part of the Broadway at Birdland series, will feature the songs of Adele, with proceeds benefiting VH1's Save the Music fund. (more...)

Scott Alan, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, 6/10-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 10-16, 2013, featuring Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Scott Alan, The Pop Show Presents...Adele! A Fundraiser Celebrating the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance's Education Program Featuring: Arturo O'Farrill Quintet, The Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats & ALJA's NYC All-Star Youth Orchestra, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, The Birdland Big Band, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Centennial Band, and MANY MORE! (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Extends thru Aug 25 at ZACH Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Zach Theatre's production of the Broadway-bound ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN has now extended thru Sunday, August 25th. ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends. (more...)

American Blues Theater's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Returns July 25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed byDamon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Kacee Clanton Leads ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at ZACH Theatre, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

ZACH Theatre's much-anticipated staging of ONE NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin stars Kacee Clanton, the Los Angeles-based rock and blues singer-songwriter who previously played Janis Joplin in Love, Janis and has toured as lead vocalist with Big Brother & The Holding Company. ONE NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin opens tonight, July 10, at ZACH. (more...)

Jefferson Starship with Imperial Messenger Service to Play Live at The RRazz, 1/17-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Live at The RRazz, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return engagement of Jefferson Starship from January 17 through January 20 as their official opening act. The legendary group - created by Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Jefferson Airplane founder Paul Kantner; and, David Freiberg, also a former Jefferson Airplane member and co-founder of the legendary Quicksilver Messenger Service - return from a nine country world tour for historic performances in San Francisco. (more...)

Broadway Songbook Series THE WORDS AND MUSIC OF STEPHEN SONDHEIM to Play the Ordway, 1/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents its second installment of the popular Broadway Songbook Series for the 2012-2013 Theater Season, 'The Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim,' Jan. 18-27 in the Ordway's McKnight Theatre. This three-event series highlights the lives, histories and stories of musical theater legends. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Broadway-Bound KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 21, 2013

Check out the recently released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions and roles! (more...)

Broadway Songbook Series THE WORDS AND MUSIC OF STEPHEN SONDHEIM Plays the Ordway, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents its second installment of the popular Broadway Songbook Series for the 2012-2013 Theater Season, 'The Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim,' tonight, Jan. 18-27 in the Ordway's McKnight Theatre. This three-event series highlights the lives, histories and stories of musical theater legends. (more...)

Music of Nat King Cole, Carpenters, Led Zeppelin and More Set for Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's 2014 Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Chanhassen Dinner Theatre announces 2014 Concert Series through June, including tributes to famous singers. (more...)

Jefferson Starship with Imperial Messenger Service Plays Live at The RRazz, Now thru 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Live at The RRazz, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return engagement of Jefferson Starship from tonight, January 17 through January 20 as their official opening act. The legendary group - created by Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Jefferson Airplane founder Paul Kantner; and, David Freiberg, also a former Jefferson Airplane member and co-founder of the legendary Quicksilver Messenger Service - return from a nine country world tour for historic performances in San Francisco. (more...)

Jeremy Kushnier, Rita Harvey & More Set for 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY and ROCK AND ROLL DECADES on 1/13; Free Tickets Available!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Five Broadway Stars singing many of the hit songs they've sung on Broadway, featuring: Danny Zolli (Jesus Christ Super Star) Lawrence Clayton (World Rock Symphony Orchestra, DREAMGIRLS), Jeremy Kushnier (RENT, Footloose), Rita Harvey (Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof), Jeanette Bayardelle (The Color Purple, Hair), and Sophia Ramos (Love, Janis, The Twelve). Including songs from such hit Broadway musicals as musicals such as Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Jersey Boys, Chicago, Mamma Mia, WICKED and Jekyll & Hyde supported by an all-star New York band. (more...)

Tony Nominee Orfeh Co-Hosts 2013 COLUMN Awards in Dallas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extravaganza event will be held tonight, February 25, 2013 at the Carpenter Theatre at the Irving Arts Center. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY's Kirsten Holly Smith and Christina Sajous Recreate James Bond Classic 'The Look of Love'
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2013

In tribute to '50 Years of Bond,' Kirsten Holly Smith (as Dusty Springfield) and Christina Sajous (as Dusty's lover, Claire), stars of the new musical Forever Dusty, have recorded a music video of 'The Look of Love,' putting a new spin on Burt Bacharach and Hal David's Oscar nominated classic made popular by Dusty Springfield herself from the 1967 James Bond film, Casino Royale. That year, the song famously lost the Academy Award to 'Talk to the Animals' from Doctor Doolittle, but at Sunday's Oscars, Adele is favored to win for her own Bond tune, a new rendition of 'Skyfall.' Click below to watch the performance! (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Tony Nominee Orfeh to Co-Host 2013 COLUMN Awards in Dallas, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced today that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extravaganza event will be held on Monday February 25, 2013 at the Carpenter Theatre at the Irving Arts Center. (more...)

Actress and Songwriter Dana Fuchs Performs at SubCulture Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

SubCulture is set to host actress, singer/songwriter and rocker Dana Fuchs tonight, December 27th, 2013. (more...)

Actress and Songwriter Dana Fuchs to Perform at SubCulture, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

SubCulture is set to host actress, singer/songwriter and rocker Dana Fuchs on December 27th, 2013. (more...)

American Blues Theater Extends HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Through Sept 28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the extension of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," through Sunday, September 28, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

American Blues Theater Presents HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's 'Legends and Legacies' season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as 'Hank Williams,' tonight, August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Extends thruToday at ZACH Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Zach Theatre's production of the Broadway-bound ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN has now extended thru Today, August 25th. ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends. (more...)

Tony Nominee Orfeh Set for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a cast of Alexa Green (WICKED, COMPANY), Kelly King (Babyface, Michael Bolton) and Marissa Rosen (MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING), it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, WICKED, THE SECRET GARDEN). Today, August 19, Tony Nominee Orfeh (Saturday Night Fever, Legally Blonde, Fascinating Rhythm) will join the divas. (more...)

Tony Nominee Orfeh Set for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a cast of Alexa Green (WICKED, COMPANY), Kelly King (Babyface, Michael Bolton) and Marissa Rosen (MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING), it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, WICKED, THE SECRET GARDEN). Monday, August 19, Tony Nominee Orfeh (Saturday Night Fever, Legally Blonde, Fascinating Rhythm) will join the divas. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's KINKY BOOTS below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: James Rocco and the Ordway's BROADWAY SONGBOOK: Cole Porter
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Apr 26, 2013

James Rocco is the vice president of programming and producing artistic director of the Ordway Center for Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minn. He is also the director, host and a performer in the Ordway's latest edition of BROADWAY SONGBOOK, this time, focusing on American musical theatre master, Cole Porter. I recently sat down to learn about James, the BROADWAY SONGBOOK: Cole Porter and what's next for the theatre. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Begin at Milwaukee Rep, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

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