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A musical celebration that chronicles the birth of rock 'n' roll, Memphis follows a deejay who dared to play the music of black and white America together.

BWW Interviews: Adam Pascal Hosts Master Class on the Basics of Auditioning in Musical Theatre
by Jay Prock - Aug 22, 2014

Straight from New York is bringing Adam Pascal to a city near you for a Master's Class this fall. As of now, master's classes are booked in Charlotte, NC (Sept. 16 - 17), Oklahoma City, OK (Sept. 18-19) and Austin, TX (Sept. 20). Straight from New York provides educational opportunities for performing arts students to work with top Broadway artists in cities around the country. www.straightfromnewyork.com Adam Pascal is an actor, singer, and musician known for his portrayal of Roger Davis in the original cast of Jonathan Larson's musical RENT as well as the movie version. He is also known for originating the role of Radames in the Elton John/Tim Rice Aida. He was also in the revival of Cabaret as well as Huey Calhoun in the Broadway Company of Memphis. When you work with students, what is your approach to teaching? A: I approach students from an existential place. I don't have any formal training. My training is practical from all my experience. I listen to what students are doing and offer them practical instructions on how to make it better. Tyce Green, the artistic director of Straight from New York, brings the technical experience. Together it is a great combination. Where did you go to school? What did you study? Where I grew up, everyone went to college. In my family, you just did it. I attended the University of South Florida for my freshman year. I then transferred to the NY Institute of Technology and got a degree in communications. I didn't necessarily want to go into that field but I knew I needed a degree. What is your favorite role you've played? Emcee in Cabaret Have you ever done any classical Musical Theatre roles and are there any roles in classical Musical Theatre you'd like to tackle? I would love to play roles from classical musical theatre but have not had the opportunity. I find many of the roles to be outside the box what people are used to seeing me play. These roles are out of my comfort zone but I look forward to the challenge. I think I'd like to play the role of Curly in Oklahoma! How did you feel taking over the role in Memphis and how was it taking over from the man who originated the role (Chad Kimball) They always allowed me to play the character and develop him on my own. I was never asked to play it like anyone else. They wanted me to bring my own personality to the role. What is your favorite musical you've never done? Les Miserables, Hedwig and the Angry Itch, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeny Todd For the young performer who wants to pursue musical theatre as a career, what advice would you give them? 1. There is no other reason to do musical theatre other than the love of it. Don't do this to be a star! Pursue this because you love it. 2. Have something else in your life that brings you happiness. The majority of this business is not getting the job. If you are only happy getting the role, then you will live perpetually unhappy. As a teacher, it's frustrating to hear kids say, 'my life is RENT.' As well all know there could not be anything further from the truth. When you teach your seminars, how do you convey there is more to Musical Theatre than RENT and Les Miserables? I tell kids to have a career in theatre, you have to be as versatile as you can be. If you sell yourself as only one thing, you will be handicapped in this business. To have a long career you need to be able to sing and do anything. It goes for people who are classically trained as well. You must know all aspects of this business and learn to do as many as you can. What is the focus of your seminars? We focus on the audition process. We want our students to learn to be comfortable performing under pressure in any situation. There is no other situation with as much pressure as an audition. We focus on technique, relaxation methods, choices in an audition, what to wear, and what to expect in any audition situation. We are extremely honest with addressing the pros and cons of choices made by students who attend our seminar. We try to bring each student as much practical information as we can. Why should someone take your seminar? Only take this seminar if you interested in learning honest information on the world of performing. This seminar will be full of information and advice you can't get anywhere else. To sign up for Adam Pascal's master class in your city, visit: www.straightfromnewyork.com (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 8/24 for ANYTHING GOES at The Hobby Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Houston premiere October 14-19 as part of the 2014-2015 Season of Broadway at the Hobby Center. Individual tickets will be on sale beginning Sunday, August 24 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony Winner Jennifer Holliday Leads Dazzling BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Concert
by Michael L. Quintos - Aug 22, 2014

When you've been given the privilege to watch and, of course, listen to legendary Tony winner Jennifer Holliday sing live---in that signature inimitable style---it's practically akin to a religious experience. She is, to put it mildly, still one of the world's most treasured, gifted musical voices. Even more awesome? Holliday served as the finale headliner that capped off an impressive line-up of Broadway stars that included Erich Bergen, Rogelio Douglas, Jr., Danny Gurwin, and Tony nominee Chad Kimball. And the highly entertaining evening---a pleasant mixture of amusing anecdotes and enthralling showtune performances---was hosted by Holliday's Tony nominated DREAMGIRLS co-star, Obba Babatunde. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/22/14 - BOOTYCANDY Begins, LUCKY STIFF in Montreal, NEWSIES & 'BULLETS' Say Farewell and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 22, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: BOOTYCANDY begins previews, the LUCKY STIFF movie premieres in Montreal, and NEWSIES and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY close the curtain for the last time this Sunday! (more...)

Alex Enterline and Mariah MacFarlane Set to Lead NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting and dates have been announced for the upcoming national tour of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Alex Enterline and Mariah MacFarlane will star as wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter and feisty bootlegger Billie Bendix, respectively. The tour will launch September 2 at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT to Launch National Tour in North Texas Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, the award-winning musical comedy that played Broadway from 2012-2013, will launch its national tour in North Texas next month. The tour kicks off at the Music Hall at Fair Park September 2-14, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. Then the tour rolls into Fort Worth, where it'll play at Bass Performance Hall September 16-21, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta Unveils Three-Show Packages for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

To celebrate one of the most highly anticipated series' to date, Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta has announced a new option for Atlanta theater fans to experience three Broadway sensations from its 2014/2015 series. For the first time, patrons will have the opportunity to choose from three themed packages, each featuring three hit shows from the upcoming Broadway in Atlanta lineup. Package choices include: (more...)

The Orpheum's Annual 'ROCKY HORROR' Screening Set for 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Orpheum Theatre's 2014 Summer Movie Series draws to a close with Rocky Horror Picture Show on Friday, September 5th at 8:00 PM. This screening marks 10 years that Rocky Horror has been a staple in the Orpheum's annual movie series lineup. Once again audiences will put on their platform heels and "Time Warp" their way to the Orpheum for an evening of elaborate costumes, cult classic entertainment and audience participation. (more...)

FOX Announces Open Casting Call for Next Season of MASTERCHEF
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot are in the midst of Season Five of America's No. 1 cooking competition show, MASTERCHEF. (more...)

Opera Lafayette to Open 2014-15 Season with 'LES FÊTES DE L'HYMEN ET DE L'AMOUR', 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Following a second sold-out residency at Château de Versailles Spectacles, Opera Lafayette returns home to the United States to launch its 20th anniversary season. The 2014-2015 season begins with the modern staged premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Egypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt) on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the At Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall. In honor of Opera Lafayette's 20th anniversary season, 20% of tickets for this production will be available for $20. (more...)

Opera Lafayette Presents Modern Premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau Opera to Commemorate 250th Anniversary of His Death, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NEW YORK, NY – Following a second sold-out residency at Château de Versailles Spectacles, Opera Lafayette returns home to the United States to launch its 20th anniversary season. The 2014-2015 season begins with the modern staged premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Egypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt) on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the At Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall. In honor of Opera Lafayette's 20th anniversary season, 20% of tickets for this production will be available for $20. (more...)

Signum Group Again Named to Exclusive Inc. 5000 List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Signum Group, LLC, the authority in enterprise asset and operations software solutions, announced today it has been named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jennifer Holliday, Chad Kimball, Erich Bergen & More at BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

On Saturday, August 16 at 8pm - Tony Award-winner Jennifer Holliday headlined the one-night-only concert Broadway Under the Stars at the Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood, CA. Produced by Chris Isaacson Presents in partnership with Los Angeles County Arts Commission. (more...)

BIG GIGANTIC Returns to the Road this Fall for the Touch The Sky Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The night is still young for BIG GIGANTIC, one of the most celebrated acts in live music right now. They have announced they will return to the road on their “Touch The Sky Tour,” their next headlining road trek in 2014 in support of their fifth studio album THE NIGHT IS YOUNG out now. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ON YOUR FEET Will Get Developmental Lab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, On Your Feet! - a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will have its Opening Night on Broadway on Thursday, November 5, 2015, with preview performances beginning Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. According to an Equity casting notice, the show will get a developmental lab this fall, October 27 through November 21, 2014. (more...)


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Local Media Consortium Partners with Yahoo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Local Media Consortium, a nationwide alliance of leading local media outlets, today announced an agreement with Yahoo to provide innovative digital ad solutions to local media companies and their advertisers. Through this agreement, local marketers and agencies will gain access to Yahoo's display and native advertising offerings as well its ad platforms including the Yahoo Ad Exchange. (more...)

Lucero Announce November Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Memphis country punk-rockers Lucero announce 'By the Seat of Our Pants' tour, hitting New York, Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. (more...)

FOX Sports to Air CONTINENTAL TIRE LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

FOX Sports has reached an agreement with the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational and Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic to sell all of the events' multimedia sponsorship assets and traditional television advertising. (more...)

All New, Interactive, Multimedia iPad Tour at Elvis Presley's Graceland Revolutionizes Guest Experience
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Graceland is one of the first major attractions in the United States to provide an iPad to every guest on tour, creating a fully immersive experience within the Graceland mansion and grounds. The iPads employ state-of-the-art iBeacon technology to trigger location-based content enabling guests to dive deeper into the story of Elvis' life through audio, video and photos from the Graceland Archives, much of which has rarely been seen. For the first time, Graceland is offering a customized experience for kids and tweens via a separate iPad youth tour, featuring interactive photo activities geared for younger visitors. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - MATILDA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 18, 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 MATILDA below! (more...)

Get On Your Feet for Gloria Estefan- Music Legend Turned Broadway's Next Superstar!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, On Your Feet! - a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will have its Opening Night on Broadway on Thursday, November 5, 2015, with preview performances beginning Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. The musical, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray), will land on Broadway following a five-week World Premiere engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, from June 2 - July 5, 2015. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET Finds Its Home on Broadway- Theatre and Opening Night Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman just announced that ON YOUR FEET! - a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will have its Opening Night on Broadway on Thursday, November 5, 2015, with preview performances beginning Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. The musical, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray), will land on Broadway following a five-week World Premiere engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, from June 2 - July 5, 2015. (more...)

Tickets to KINKY BOOTS, MOTOWN & More at Fox Theatre On Sale 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Single tickets for the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series shows will go on sale Sunday, September 7 at Noon. (more...)

Florida Author Releases New Historical/Religious Fiction Novel – 'The Reluctant General'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Their world was falling apart. They had come to the land of the Canaanites to find a home where they could live in peace after years of slavery in Egypt. But, now the ancient Israelites faced opposition and persecution from a cruel and vicious king named Jabin and his cold-hearted commander of the army, Cisera. The persecution and hellacious taxation policies continued for over twenty years until a woman named Deborah and her reluctant hero led a rag-tag group of men to the rescue! The story of Deborah and Barak from the biblical book of Judges describes amazing courage and fortitude beyond modern comprehension. In this modern retelling of the old story, Herb Sennett brings to life the people of 1150 BC in such a way that their hopes, dreams, struggles, pain, and suffering help us face our own problems in the light of God's willingness to help his people whenever they are threatened with extinction. The Jewish people of that day knew little of warfare and tactics, but they were able to defeat the most powerful army of the day and then conquer the most heavily defended city in the area. This novel tells of their struggle to live free of oppression and fear through their faith in the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. "The Reluctant General" is available in print and ebook format. Book Information: The Reluctant General By Herb Sennett Publisher: WestBow Press ISBN: 978-1490818078 ASIN: B00I9YUHDO Published: January 2014 Pages: 250 Genre: Historical Fiction, Religious Fiction About The Author: Herb Sennett has spent the last thirty years as a college professor (Palm Beach Atlantic College, Louisiana College, Southeastern University, and currently at Broward College and Palm Beach State College). He was trained in speech and drama education (B.S.E.) at Arkansas State University and holds master's degrees in speech (M.A., University of Memphis) and theater (M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University) as well as a doctorate (Ph.D.) in theater awarded by the Louisiana State University. He also holds a masters degree (M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) and a doctorate (D.Min., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) in religious studies. Herb has produced, directed, and/or written three dozen stage plays and eleven short films. He is the author of two books dealing with theater history. He served six years in the pastoral ministry and twenty-one years as a chaplain in the US Army Reserves, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. In 2010, Herb decided to bring his years of research, training, and ingenuity to a new creative effort: writing novels that are historically accurate as well as compelling and exciting to read. Herb believes that some of the greatest stories ever written are to be found in the pages of The Holy Bible as well as in the myths of ancient Greece; and it is these stories he wishes to share in a new and exciting way for the modern world. Herb writes, teaches, and lives in South Florida with his wife of more than forty-five years. They have two children and one grandson. For more information, review copies, or interviews please contact the author at: Herb Sennett Email: herb@herbsennett.com Website: http://www.reluctantgeneral.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/hsennett Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hsennett (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 17
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

Tickets to RAIN at Orpheum Theatre On Sale 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, returns to The Orpheum Theatre for two nights only. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Marilyn Maye, James Synder & More Will Take the Birdland Stage in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2014 schedule, featuring Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Coltrane Revisited, Bud Powell Birthday Celebration, Barbara Carroll, Christian McBride Trio, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Dallas Theatre Center Launches 2014-2015 Season with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 9/11 - 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Sweet alien transvestites will take over the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre stage on September 11, 2014 in Dallas Theater Center's all new production of the cult classic The Rocky Horror Show. DTC's Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell will direct and choreograph this gender-bending, rock 'n' roll spectacle. (more...)

LUCKY STIFF, Starring Jason Alexander, to World Premiere at Montreal Film Festival, 8/22
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

LUCKY STIFF, the zany off-Broadway musical from Tony®-winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, comes to the big screen! (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host L.A. Fundraising Concert, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Why should the Cabrillo Broadway Alumni have all the fun? Los Angeles talent responds with a fundraiser concert to support Cabrillo Music Theatre, and to help secure Cabrillo's future as a nurturer of young talent. REACHING FOR THE STARS: A CABRILLO CABARET will take place on Monday, August 25th, 8:00PM at the Lyric Theatre, 520 N La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT National Tour to Play Long Center, 10/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Long Center is kicking off its 2014-15 Broadway Season with 'Nice Work If You Can Get It,' one of two Broadway shows in the Long Center Presents Season that are brand new to Austin audiences! 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' runs October 1 and 2 in Dell Hall. Tickets are on sale now and start at $29. (more...)

Zillow Ranks Top Places Where Mom-and-Pop Landlords Make the Most Money
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

SEATTLE, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Zillow today named the Oklahoma City area the top place where mom-and-pop landlords stand to make the most money on their rental property on a month-to-month basis. A Zillow Rentals analysis i looked at the top 50 U.S metros to determine which areas provide the best short-term return on investment for landlords. Rental property owners in the Oklahoma City metro area can expect to profit $536 per month on the median home when comparing anticipated rental income versus their assumed monthly mortgage payment. (more...)

MISS SAIGON Star Eva Noblezada Joins THE PHILIPPINE DREAM Charity Cabaret Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Filipino-American actress Eva Noblezada, currently starring as Kim in Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre, has joined the line-up of artists set to perform at THE PHILIPPINE DREAM - a one-off Gala at the Leicester Square Theatre this Sunday (17 August). (more...)

Kritzerland to Celebrate 4th Anniversary with Special Guests Kerry O'Malley and Bruce Vilanch, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents its fourth anniversary show -- THE SONGS THAT GOT AWAY III -- on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. AND 7 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. before the JUST ADDED matinee for brunch/lunch. (more...)

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER to Hit Theaters Sept 12
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER will open in the following LA Theaters September 12, 2014... (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters Visits James Monroe Iglehart & Adam Jacobs at Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Beloved Broadway legend Bernadette Peters attended Aladdin yesterday, stopping backstage to posewith James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs. Check out a look back at her visit below! (more...)

Ball Park Brand Teams up with Destination America and Discovery Digital Networks' Patrick Norton in Search of America's Finest Grill Master
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

“Grilling has always been our passion, and earlier this year we elevated the grilling experience for our consumers by reinventing the hot dog with the introduction of Park's Finest from Ball Park brand. Now, through the launch of the Finest Grill program, we're looking to turn things up a notch and take the grilling experience one step further by casting a nationwide search to find the ultimate grill master worthy of owning America's Finest Grill,” said Kristin Kroepfl, director of marketing, Ball Park brand. (more...)

Tennis Professional Shares Cancer Victory in 'Manning Up'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

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Legal Issues Arise Over Broadway-Bound STAX Records Jukebox Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

A lawsuit has now been filed by Evergreen Media in Connecticut federal court, alleging that Concord producers lined up the wrong rights for their project. (more...)

JUDAH & THE LION Releases First Single and Video for 'Rich Kids'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Nashville based trio Judah & the Lion is thrilled to share the first single and video from their debut album with the world this week! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at North Shore Music Theatre's GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

North Shore Music Theatre's production of GREASE runs through August 24. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Florida Native Issie Swickle to Star in ANNIE National Tour; Show Comes to Broward Center, 10/7-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Troika Entertainment, LLC has announced that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will launch September 26, 2014 at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 18th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville Working on Second Broadway-Bound Stax Records Musical and Film
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this summer, Grammy-winning producer Stuart Benjamin, along with Concord Music Group, is in the process of developing a new musical based on the Stax Records music label, with book by Matthew Benjamin and sights on a 2016 Broadway bow. Now according to the Hollywood Reporter, Evergreen Media Group (which is currently suing Concord for publishing rights to the music) is working with Robert Gordon to adapt his book 'Respect Yourself' into both a film and musical on the same subject. Morgan Neville has signed on to produce the project. (more...)

VIDEO: ALADDIN's James Iglehart Pays Tribute to Robin Williams with Audience Sing-Along
by Movies News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Tony winning actor James Monroe Iglehart, who portrays 'Genie' in the musical, honored the original Genie, late actor Robin Williams, by leading the theater audience in a sing-along of 'Friend Like Me.' (more...)

Krautrockers Hedersleben to Release Second Album 'Die Neuen Welten', 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Hedersleben, the cosmic Krautrock outfit from Oakland, California, featuring UK Subs member Nicky Garratt, are set to release their second album, 'Die Neuen Welten,' on August 26th, 2014. (more...)

The Arvada Center to Open 38th Season with MEMPHIS, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open its 38th theater season with the musical Memphis directed by Rod A. Lansberry, on Tuesday, September 9. Memphis is written by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change and All Shook Up) and features music and lyrics by Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan Performances are Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., through September 28. (more...)

Sozo Artists Management Company Representing DJ Spooky, Bandaloop, Lil Buck & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Sozo Media, a leading international performing arts consultancy, today announced its expansion plans to provide a comprehensive platform for artists. The newly formed boutique agency, SOZO ARTISTS, INC., augments Sozo Media's long tradition of managing the careers of the world's most prominent performing artists and institutions with Booking, Marketing, PR Consultation and Tour Management all under one roof. (more...)

Lloyd Aur Norman Helms Lyric Video for Florida Georgia Line's 'Dirt'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

SAE Institute Nashville Music Business Program faculty member Lloyd Aur Norman directed the lyric video for Florida Georgia Line's hit song "Dirt". (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 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 CINDERELLA below! (more...)

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