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Quinn Archer to Celebrate First North American EP with Concert at Bar Lubitsch, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

On the heels of her 'Dark Places' single release earlier this month, London-born and Los Angeles-bred singer Quinn Archer is celebrating the highly anticipated launch of her first North American EP (July 29th, 2014) with an appearance set for Saturday August 2, 2014 at Bar Lubitsch in West Hollywood. (more...)

Daniel Leveille Danse to Present Toronto Premiere of THUS SPOKE... as Part of SummerWorks, Aug 9-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Montreal's Daniel Leveille danse proudly presents the Toronto premiere of Thus Spoke... as part of the National Series at theSummerWorks Performance Festival. Thus Spoke explodes the codes and conventions of theatre and dance as it bodily takes hold of our era to disrupt the established order. Together, the brilliant writer Etienne Lepage and the wild choreographer Frederick Gravel have concocted an unclassifiable pop piece that is cheeky and devilishly sexy, combining speech and movement that shifts from Nietzsche to Hendrix, from scathing tirade to rock-and-roll show, from electrifying rant to laid-back rhythmics. Thus Spoke... runs August 9-16 at The Theatre Centre Mainspace, the primary venue for SummerWorks. (more...)

The Water Tank Art Project Draws Inspiration through New York's Water Tanks; Draws Attention to Global Warming Crisis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Beginning July 2014, The Water Tank Project is encouraging New Yorkers to look up and be inspired by New York City's iconic water tanks wrapped in artwork by some of the world's best-known artists and influencers, to draw attention to the global water crisis. (more...)

Gordon Voidwell, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Bombadil and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/9-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public Theater has announced its shows, running July 9 - 20, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

'Beach reading' usually means paperback, possibly serious but not too, and above all, a page-turner. We have some suggestions for the beach, or wherever: (more...)

Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM to Open The Public Theater's 2014-15 Downtown Season; Performances Begin 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The Public Theater will open its 2014-15 downtown season with the world premiere of Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub.š Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Matt Ray, ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. (more...)

THE MEETING to Return to Los Angeles at The Bootleg Theater, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to THE BOOTLEG THEATER on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 PM. After extended runs at 54 Below and Joe's Pub in New York, the show recently made its Los Angeles debut and is back for two more performances. The show will feature special guests to be announced. (more...)

BROKEN SNOW and More Set for AGT Summer Reading Series, Beg. 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Producer Aaron Grant introduces the 2014 AGT SUMMER READING SERIES. Grant describes the series as 'a new play incubator where artists can hear their work out loud and discover what works and what doesn't work.' (more...)

Macha Theatre to Revive MARILYN - MY SECRET, 7/19-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Macha Theatre brings back Marilyn - MY SECRET by popular demand! The show will run July 19 - August 24, 2014. (more...)

East West Players' One Night Only Soiree And Fundraiser Set for 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

On Saturday, August 16th, East West Players (EWP), the nation's largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work and the longest-running professional theatre of color in the country, kicks off their Golden 50th Anniversary Season with the first of many planned celebrations with their signature "one night only" event, featuring the new generation of Asian Pacific musical performers. Fresh Faces, Golden Voices takes place at East West Players. Celebrity Chef Katie Chin (PBS' "Double Happiness," "Iron Chef America") collaborates with Food Fetish Catering on a unique Pan Asian dining experience al fresco, with special desserts donated by Majestic Caterers. Proceeds of One Night Only benefit the artistic/educational programs of East West Players. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic Presents BIRD LIVES!, 8/15-9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Chromolume Theatre has announced Bird Lives! as its next production, opening on Friday, August 15 at 8pm. Written by Willard Manus and directed by Tommy Hicks, Bird Lives! will star Montae Russell as jazz icon Charlie Parker in this solo play with music. Parker, a legendary saxophone virtuoso, ushered in a new era of jazz by pioneering bebop and influencing subsequent generations of musicians. Bird Lives! will play a strictly limited engagement through September 21 only. (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green & Morgan James to Lead Reading of KILLING STRAWHEAD, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Gregg Ostrin's new play KILLING STRAWHEAD will have its New York debut reading at NOLA Studios' Studio One on Wednesday, July 30 at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in Los Angeles and New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual 'Life is Amazing' Lexus Short Films series. Two rising filmmakers (Jon Goldman, Satsuki Okawa with script writer Ken Ochiai) are being mentored by acclaimed members of the film community including actress Katie Holmes (The Giver, Wonder Boys) and directors Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, upcoming Tulip Fever), Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn, upcoming Woman in Gold), Antoine Fuqua (Brooklyn's Finest, Training Day, upcoming Southpaw), and Phillip Noyce (The Giver, The Quiet American). (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - WICKED
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 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 plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's 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 WICKED below! (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Extends Metropolitan Room Engagement Through 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI, the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist, has extended her exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room through August. After sold out shows and amazing reviews - including a rave in The New York Times - a special encore performance has been added on Wednesday, August 13, in addition to remaining shows on Tuesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. Stravelli, called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal, is known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, includes selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain previews tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening features classic standards like 'While We're Young' and 'Goody Goody,' pop hits such as 'Young Folks' (Peter, Bjorn and John) and 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain' (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She is joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

A few weeks ago, Shelf Awareness ran an article about a summer reading round-up with five great Southern bookstores, and one question struck me in particular: Looking back at your life of reading, do you have one book in particular associated with a certain summer? (more...)

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House with Billy Stritch, 8/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House three summers ago, and again each year since. She returns to The Art House by popular demand this summer on August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 at 7:00 PM featuring Billy Stritch on the piano. For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THUS SPOKE... from Daniel Leveille Danse at SummerWorks 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Montreal's Daniel Leveille danse presents THUS SPOKE... as part of SummerWorks. The piece is a new dance-theatre genre choreographed by Frederick Gravel and written by Etienne Lepage. THUS SPOKE... explodes the codes and conventions of theatre and dance as it bodily takes hold of our era to disrupt the established order. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at www.TheCenterPresents.org. At 8 a.m. tickets are on sale at the Palladium box office (Third Avenue SW & City Center Drive). At 10 a.m. phone sales begin at 317-843-3800. (more...)

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing Acquires Roy Blas Painting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, Gettysburg, Pa., recently acquired Roy Blas painting of three time Lemans winning American racing champion Phil Hill. The painting of the May 1959 Sports Illustrated cover shows Hill leaning against his red Ferrari at Sebring. Roy Blas created the painting in honor of Mr. Hill's 50th Anniversary of winning the 1962 24 hour Lemans. Roy Blas is a top American emerging avant garde artist and creator of the 'American Swagger' iconographic series. The series depicts American icons who displayed the confidence and class that make for that American swagger and includes Steve McQueen and Marilyn Monroe. www.RoyBlas.com/gallery/ (more...)

James Conlon to Give Keynote Address at the Colburn School's 'MUSIC, CENSORSHIP AND MEANING IN NAZY GERMANY', 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Sel Kardan, President and CEO of the Colburn School announced today that James Conlon, artistic adviser to the Colburn School's Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices, will deliver the keynote address at the two-day, public symposium “Music, Censorship and Meaning in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union: Echoes and Consequences,” on August 9, 2014, at the Colburn School. The event is open to interested students, musicians, teachers and members of the public at no cost. (more...)

Brooklyn-Based Microcinema Icon Spectacle Takes Over MAD's Summer Cinema Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This summer, Brooklyn-based Spectacle takes over the Theater at MAD as part of the exhibition NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, presenting 11 unconventional programs that highlight the organization's cross-disciplinary approach and DIY ethos. A unique voice in the wave of micro-cinemas that have emerged in New York City in the past decade, Spectacle was established in 2010 with only 30 seats in its Williamsburg, Brooklyn home, and a staff made up entirely of volunteers. (more...)

Gemma Bodinetz to Direct Bristol Old Vic's JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz will direct Sean O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock in a major co-production with Bristol Old Vic. The cast will be led by Niamh Cusack as the eponymous Juno and Des McAleer as her husband Jack Boyle. The production is at Bristol Old Vic from 5 to 27 September before moving to the Liverpool Playhouse from 1 to 18 October. (more...)

Carol Burnett to Serve as Creative Director of Music Academy's Cabaret Gala, 8/7; Marilyn Horne to Headline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Iconic television star Carol Burnett is once again lending her unique gifts to the Music Academy of the West's Cabaret gala, serving as creative director of the annual fundraiser benefiting the Music Academy's full-scholarship program. The beloved performer is teaming up with legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne for coaching sessions on the art of musical comedy with the young vocalists headlining this year's Cabaret, which will take place on Thursday, August 7, in the Plaza del Sol rotunda of Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara. (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...)

Burke Moses, Whitney Bashor, John Hickok & More Join Kathleen Marshall's UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center Theatre Company; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company today announced the complete cast and creative team for the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter (Violet). The production opens for previews on September 12 in The Stage Theatre and will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). (more...)

Pigs Do Fly Productions to Present Encore Production of FIFTY PLUS - A CELEBRATION OF LIFE... AS WE KNOW IT! in Boca Raton, 8/14-24
by Carol Kassie - Jul 22, 2014

Pigs Do Fly Productions' Fifty Plus - A Celebration of Life... As We Know It sold out almost every performance when it played at Empire Stage in May. The good 'word of mouth' and positive reviews intrigued Showtime Performing Arts Theatre's Marilyn Perry; she attended a performance and liked what she saw - so much so that she issued an invitation to Pigs Do Fly producer Ellen Wacher to reprise the production at Perry's own theatre in Boca Raton. (more...)

Music Academy of the West to Present CARMEN in Honor of Opera Great Marilyn Horne on 8/1 & 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Music Academy of the West will present a new, fully staged production of Georges Bizet's timeless operaCarmen in honor of celebrated mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne's 80th birthday at Santa Barbara's historic Granada Theatre. Directed by David Paul and conducted by James Gaffigan, the performances will take place at 7:30 pm on Friday, August 1, and at 2:30 pm on Sunday, August 3. Tickets start at $15. (more...)

Yahoo and The Weinstein Company Announce the Exclusive U.S. Pre-Theatrical Release for the Film "One Chance" on Yahoo Screen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

From the director of “The Devil Wears Prada,” “One Chance” is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got Talent.' Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win 'Britain's Got Talent' and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' BAFTA winner James Corden (“The History Boys”) stars as Paul Potts and is supported by an acclaimed ensemble cast that includes Julie Walters (“Mamma Mia!,” “Calendar Girls,” “Billy Elliot”), Mackenzie Crook (“The Pirates of the Caribbean”), Colm Meaney (“Get Him to the Greek”), Jemima Rooper (“Kinky Boots”), Valeria Billelo (“Pazze Di Me”) and rising star Alexandra Roach (“The Iron Lady”). (more...)

Top 10 Contestants Revealed on BET's SUNDAY BEST! Season 7
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Once again viewers are singing the praises of BET Networks' award-wining hit gospel competition show SUNDAY BEST, with millions of dedicated viewers tuning in to the season seven premiere on July 6th. (more...)

Empire Stage Theatre Presents Free Reading of ROSES ARE BLIND, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Roses are Blind is based on the true-life story of college student, Julie Janson, after she inadvertently uncovers a family secret. In an attempt to suppress the truth; her family falsely admits her into a psychiatric ward where she is immersed in the nightmare of a psychiatric misdiagnosis. Fighting for her life inside 'Ward 9', Julie is surrounded by a slew of colorful characters, including Yolanda, a diagnosed Schizophrenic, with 9 personalities that miraculously fuel her resilient spirit. (more...)

Photo Flash: ART/WNY Presents Local One-Act Showcase, 7/24-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

The American Repertory Theater of WNY is celebrating the 10 year mark of the Buffalo Infringement Festival by bringing back the Local One-Act Showcase to be presented at ART in the Box, 16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14219. Showdates and times are July 24th (Thursday)-7:00 pm-9:30 pm, July 25th (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 26th (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 31st 7:00-9:30 pm, Aug 1st (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, Aug 2nd (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner and World War II airman whose 'remarkable story of survival during the war gained new attention in 2010 with the publication of a vivid biography by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival,' died July 2, the New York Timesreported, of pneumonia at age 97. Unbroken has spent more than three years on the Timesbestseller list--a notable achievement for a hardcover book. On July 29, Random House will publish Unbroken in paperback, occasioning a further long run on bestseller lists. In addition, amovie adaptation of Unbroken from Universal Pictures, directed by Angelina Jolie, is scheduled for a Christmas 2014 release. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Coming to WHBPAC, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

New York City's consummate cabaret star Michael Feinstein performs at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday, August 9 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $95, $125, $150 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Gounod's ROMEO ET JULIETTE Live in HD, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

When the pavement is sizzling, The Ridgefield Playhouse provides a cool respite to enjoy a show that has music, drama and romance -- Gounod's Romeo et Juliette starring acclaimed soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Robert Alagna, from the Met Live in HD on Saturday, August 16, at 6 p.m. To make the evening even more special, Bernard's (20 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner, the night of this event when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. The Met series is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery with media sponsor WSHU Public Radio Group. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Live in HD, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The National Theatre has just announced that the Young Vic theatre's hotly-anticipated new production of A Streetcar Named Desire, with Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois, will be broadcast live from the Young Vic's London home to The Ridgefield Playhouse (and to cinemas worldwide) on Tuesday, September 16, at 7 p.m. This is the fastest-selling show in the Young Vic's history, and tickets are incredibly scarce, so the opportunity to see it on the wide-screen is not-to-be-missed! (more...)

Christie's Announces Record Art Sales of $4.5 Billion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Christie's announces sales of £2.69 billion, up 12% ($4.47 billion, up 22%), for the half year ending 30 June 2014. Christie's successful strategy to connect with more collectors globally underpins the results, with the figures driven by an increase in the value of artworks sold across categories, geographies and price levels. Digital engagement and new buyers coming to the market have continued to drive growth; new clients represented 24% of all buyers and 15% of the sales total in the first half of 2014. (more...)

Nonnie Griffin's One-Woman Marilyn Monroe Show to Play Tallulah's Cabaret, 10/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Marilyn - After comes to Tallulah's Cabaret at Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander St., Toronto, October 10 to 19th. Performances are Tuesday-Saturday at 7.30 p.m., and Sundays at 2.30 p.m. Tickets are $26 plus HST, and may be ordered by calling 416-975-8555. (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY to Present Local One-Act Showcase, 7/24-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The American Repertory Theater of WNY is celebrating the 10 year mark of the Buffalo Infringement Festival by bringing back the Local One-Act Showcase to be presented at ART in the Box, 16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14219. Showdates and times are July 24th (Thursday)-7:00 pm-9:30 pm, July 25th (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 26th (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 31st 7:00-9:30 pm, Aug 1st (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, Aug 2nd (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10. (more...)

Daniel Leveillé to Present THUS SPOKE...as Part of SummerWorks Performance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Montreal's Daniel Leveille danse presents the Toronto premiere of Thus Spoke... as part of the National Series at the SummerWorks Performance Festival. (more...)

MISS SAIGON, HAIR & More Set for Clocktower Players' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

On Thursday, June 26, 2014, Westchester Magazine unveiled their annual Best of Westchester issue announcing the very best of what Westchester County has to offer. Clocktower Players, the resident theater company of Irvington Town Hall Theater, received two prestigious awards: Best Local Theater Group and Best Children's Theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lillias White Previews Birthday Concert at 54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Jul 14, 2014

After taking 54 Below by storm this spring, Lillias White returns with a brand new show. This ultimate Broadway diva will celebrate her birthday week at 54 Below by sharing songs about the ups & downs, the ins & outs of love. Expect showstopping numbers from Cy Coleman, Nina Simone, Alan & Marilyn Bergman... and songs ranging from brand new rock covers to oldies to hits from the Studio 54 heyday. Tony Award & Emmy Award winner Lillias White (The Life, Dreamgirls, Fela, Hercules) is a force of nature, and her 54 Below performance is one that you will never forget. BroadwayWorld brings you preview photos of White in action below! (more...)

Mick Bleyer, William Broderick and Colin Hanlon Will Lead BROKEN SNOW Reading Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Ben Andron's new play BROKEN SNOW will have its New York debut reading at The Snapple Theater Center on Tuesday, July 15 at 4:00 PM. The reading, directed by Joe Langworth, will feature Mick Bleyer as James, William Broderick as Kris, and Colin Hanlon as Stephen. (more...)

Lillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Alan Bergman, Bruce Broughton & More to Join Michael Feinstein & the Pasadena POPS for ASCAP's Centennial Celebration, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

A who's who of Hollywood's music elite is coming out to play with Michael Feinstein at the Pasadena POPS' August 16th Hooray for Hollywood concert, presented in partnership with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) at the LA Arboretum. Four of ASCAP's top film composers and lyricists will perform their hit music with the POPS: Alan Bergman ('Windmills of Your Mind,' with Marilyn Bergman and co-written with Michel Legrand, 1968 Oscar winner from The Thomas Crown Affair), Michael Giacchino (music from Up, winner of the 2010 Oscar for best original score), Bruce Broughton (music from Silverado, 1986 Oscar nominee for best original score) and Paul Williams ('Evergreen,' co-written with Barbra Streisand, 1976 Oscar winner from A Star Is Born). (more...)

Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 14-20, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 13, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Every Time's The First Time!, Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake, Lillias White: The Birthday Show, Aspects of Andrew: Lloyd Webber @ 54, and Jane Monheit's Jazz Party. (more...)

Madame Tussauds Hollywood Unveils Marvel 4D Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Madame Tussauds Hollywood has announced the grand opening of their brand new, multi-million dollar Marvel Super Heroes 4D theater expansion as they bring their most legendary superhero's to life. The new technologically advanced renovation will include innovative 4D experiences with multisensory entertainment including water, smoke and trembles in your seat- allowing Visitors to come face to face with the action. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Floor Theater's TWAIN'S WORLD, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

First Floor Theater has announced its Second Annual LitFest, TWAIN'S WORLD, a kaleidoscope of new work inspired by the life and work of one of America's greatest writers. Last year's GrimmFest brought together some of Chicago's most exciting writers and directors, including Bonnie Metzgar, Seth Bockley, Philip Dawkins and Greg Allen. Given the choice of three classic authors, the attendees of this year's annual season kick-off party selected Mark Twain. This moved an exciting, diverse group of playwrights to bring their voice to a conversation around themes in Twain's work, like establishing a new American identity, racism, and the satirization of civilized society. This year's fest promises a full range of adaptation, with everything from page-to-stage to a shadow puppet musical. The press opening is tonight, Friday, July 11, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are available at firstfloortheater.com. (more...)

Academy Brings Hollywood Costume To Iconic Wilshire May Company Building
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

This fall the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the final showing of the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition Hollywood Costume in the historic Wilshire May Company building (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE Coming to Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will play Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a two-week engagement March 10 through March 22, 2015. The show opens on Broadway December 4, 2014 for a limited six-week run. (more...)

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