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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.

Comedian Brian Regan Announces Second Leg of 2014 North American Tour; Tickets on Sale 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Comedian Brian Regan announces a second leg to his 2014 North American theater tour. (more...)

FOOD NETWORK STAR to Return for 10th Season w/ More Intense Culinary Challenges, 6/1
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Food Network's long-running competition series Food Network Star is back for a tenth season in June, with culinary icons Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay leading the charge to discover the next promising face in food television. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour to Play Gallo Center, 5/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

"Memphis," the Broadway musical that won four Tony Awards in 2010, including for Best Musical, is coming to the Gallo Center for the Arts May 16 - 18. The show also was honored that year with four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Music, and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score and Outstanding Choreography. (more...)

Opera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Opera Colorado announced today that it will present Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly(November 2014), W.A. Mozart's The Magic Flute (May 2015), Giuseppe Verdi's Aida (November 2015), and the world premiere of Lori Laitman's The Scarlet Letter (May 2016) starring Elizabeth Futral as Hester Prynne. A vital presence in Denver's cultural ecology, Opera Colorado is the Rocky Mountain region's preeminent grand opera company. The Opera's programming includes mainstage productions, artist development initiatives, and education and community engagement programming. (more...)

BWW Reiews: Circuit Playhouse in Memphis Offers Moments of GRACE
by Joseph Baker - Apr 24, 2014

Don't Put Your Faith in HIMmelman (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre's I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE to Run 4/29-6/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre's 2013-2014 Independence Studio on 3 season concludes with a musical fit for the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE. Written by Joe DiPietro, with music by Jimmy Roberts, and directed by Christopher Sutton, the production begins with previews on April 29th, opens May 1st and continues through June 29th in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID to Make a Splash in Atlanta, 7/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Atlanta audiences are set to take a trip under the sea with Disney's family friendly extravaganza Disney's The Little Mermaid, featuring bright, inventive sets and dazzling costumes! This fun-filled, timeless tale will come to life on stage July 8-13 at the Fox Theatre, kicking off the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2014/2015 series. (more...)

New Drama Series BLACK BOX Among ABC's May Sweeps Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The ABC Television Network announced highlights of its upcoming May sweeps programming, featuring the premieres of new drama series "Black Box," returning drama series "Motive," and the season premiere of "The Bachelorette." (more...)

LPS Integration: A Company With a Big Reputation in Technology
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

NASHVILLE, TN - LPS Integration, is an IT solutions and consulting firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious EMC Partner Services Quality Award for the 5th year in a row. The awards presentation will be held in Las Vegas on May 5, 2014, during EMC's annual partner conference. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Welcomes ABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Tuesday night (April 22, 2014) ABSINTHE's "Green Fairy" Melody Sweets took the stage at Harrah's Las Vegas alongside the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for a sizzling encore performance of Janis Martin's "My Boy Elvis." (more...)

MEMPHIS, HARVEY & More Set for Arvada Center's 2014-15 Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Arvada Center has announced its six-play season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that span a range of human experiences including self-discovery, romance, humor, imagination and intrigue. The three musical, three play package is filled with popular titles and includes two regional premieres and an ongoing collaboration with Creede Repertory Theatre. Subscription packages range in price from $99 to $440 and are now on sale to Arvada Center subscribers and the general public. Single tickets for the 2014-2015 theater season go on sale Monday, August 4. Subscribing donors giving at the $150 level or above by June 2 will receive a free guest voucher for each subscription. These vouchers can be used for theater performances in the 2014-15 season. Orders can be made by phone at (720) 898-7200, in person at the Arvada Center box office or online beginning April 28, at https://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/subscribe-or-renew-2014-15. (more...)

Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis Announces Plans for Elvis Week 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced an exciting preliminary lineup of events for Elvis Week 2014 to be held at Graceland in Memphis. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center, 5/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Critically acclaimed Memphis won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro); four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan & Joe DiPietro) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a limited stop at Harris Center for the Arts. (more...)

Palace Theatre to Add Stadium-Style Seating for This Summer's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by Louisa Brady - Apr 22, 2014

According to the Wall Street Journal, audience members seated in the orchestra of the upcoming Broadway musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' will have a movie-theatre-esque experience. The production is spending $200,000 to alter the arrangement of seats in the orchestra, with hopes of augmenting the theatre's sense of intimacy. (more...)

Comedian Brian Regan Announces the Second Leg of his 2014 North American Theater Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Comedian Brian Regan announces the 49-city second leg of his 2014 North American theater tour, which plays the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 25 at 10:00 AM. The first leg of Brian's 2014 theater tour visited 31 cities from January through May. A list of new tour dates is below. More information and links to purchase tickets are available atwww.BrianRegan.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael McGrath and Noah Racey in Geva Theatre's THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Mainstage Season concludes with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. Directed by John Miller-Stephany, and with a cast led by Tony Award- winner Michael McGrath and Broadway veteran Noah Racey, this classic comedy begins performances tonight, April 22 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through May 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Melissa Errico, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Comedian BRIAN REGAN Announces 48 City Second Leg of U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Comedian Brian Regan announces the 48-city second leg of his 2014 North American theater tour with tickets going on sale Friday, April 25, 2014. (more...)

MOTOWN Extends Chicago Run at Oriental Theatre Through 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, along with Broadway In Chicago, have announced that due to popular demand MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has added four weeks to its Chicago engagement. The National Tour will launch at the Oriental Theatre on April 22 and now play 16 weeks, through August 9, before continuing on its National Tour across North America. The final block of tickets for performances July 15 through August 9 will go on sale Tuesday, April 22 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Broadway's Tupac Shakur Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Begins Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Rehearsals for HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur begin today, Monday, April 21. Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME will begin performances on May 29, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). (more...)

BP Logix Awarded Bid From County Of Fresno For Workflow Processing And BPM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/  BP Logix, a developer of BPM software that accelerates time-to-value, today announced that the County of Fresno  selected Process Director to replace a legacy system that was no longer able to address the automation and business process reporting requirements needed by the County. The selection process involved an RFP to which nine vendors responded, followed by a four month in-depth vendor assessment and evaluation of six competitive workflow and business process management products. Process Director was chosen by the IT staff, working in conjunction with Communications, Facilities and Fleet departments, as the product that best addressed current and future needs. (more...)

Nominees for The Orpheum's 5th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Orpheum Theatre has announced the nominees for the 2014 High School Musical Theatre Awards. Modeled after the Tony Awards, The Orpheum's High School Musical Theatre Awards recognizes achievements in all areas of high school musical theatre. This event is part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards program which includes 30 programs from across the country. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of CONVICTION (May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

CINDERELLA, MATILDA & More to Give Out Shakespeare Sonnets, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday on April 23, 2014, the Broadway League has announced a series of joint activities with World Book Night U.S, a non-profit campaign to give printed books to light or non-readers. (more...)

Crosby, Stills & Nash Announce Third Night At Beacon Theatre In New York On July 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Crosby, Stills & Nash have revealed three new dates to accompany their already-announced U.S. summer tour: a third night at the Beacon Theatre in New York, NY on July 11, as well the Keller Auditorium in Portland, OR on September 16 and the Cuthbert Amphitheatre in Eugene, OR on September 17.The group will perform songs from their extensive catalogue, as well as new material from each member. Advance tickets are available through the official CSN website at www.crosbystillsnash.com. For tickets and information click here: http://bit.ly/CSNTour. (more...)

TriFactor Launches Five New Websites
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Memphis, Tenn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/  TriFactor, a Florida material handling systems integrator, has launched five new websites each with a specific focus on conveyors.  Conveyor systems are commonly used as the solution for applications such as receiving, order fulfillment, shipping, sortation and quality assurance.  Whether you are handling individual products, cases or pallets, TriFactor's has the knowledge and industry experience to meet your needs. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GRACE Shines at Circuit Playhouse
by Caroline Sposto - Apr 19, 2014

Grace is making its shining regional debut at The Circuit Playhouse. This tragicomedy centers on a naive, evangelical couple, Sam (Joel Onken) and Sara (Morgan Howard) who move from Minnesota to Florida to pursue Steve's dream of opening a chain of gospel-themed motels. (more...)

Cracked Ice & The Mighty Soul Drivers to Play Bridge Street Live, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A Soul Spectacular featuring Cracked Ice & The Mighty Soul Drivers at Bridge Street Live is set for Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $15 GA, $25 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/403358. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Sets Lottery Policy, NEWSIES Switches to General Rush
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Two Disney Broadway hits announce new ticket policies beginning April 21 providing access to affordable tickets for same-day performances, with minimal time commitment for guests. (more...)

THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT Announces Free Hometown Concert in Boulder, CO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

In celebration of the upcoming release of THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT's album SONG IN MY HEAD, out April 29 (more...)

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)

Boz Scaggs to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Grammy Award winner, former Steve Miller Band guitarist and current member of supergroup The Dukes of September (featuring Donald Fagen and Michael McDonald), Boz Scaggs will be in concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 15, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Justin Timberlake & More Set for OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Star-Studded Line Up; Watch Preview!
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The acclaimed, Emmy award nominated series 'Oprah's Master Class" featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers we love, respect and admire, returns with an all-new season premiering Sunday, May 11 (more...)

2014 NBA Playoffs to Tip Off on ABC & ESPN, 4/19
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The 2014 NBA Playoffs will tip off on ESPN's family of networks beginning this weekend with five Game 1 telecasts. (more...)

HARVEY to Run 4/25-5/11 at Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Harvey, a time-honored classic comedy, opens April 25, 2014 and runs through May 11, 2014 on the Lohrey Stage at Theatre Memphis. The lead character, Elwood P. Dowd, is inseparable from his best friend and confidant, Harvey, an over six-foot magical white rabbit. Only Elwood can see Harvey so is it any wonder Elwood's family decides a peaceful sanatorium might be suitable for him - and Harvey? As it turns out, a sanatorium is the perfect place for a comedy of errors that proves Elwood and Harvey may be the sanest characters around. (more...)

VIDEO: Iglehart, Nicholaw & More Go Behind-the-Scenes of ALADDIN on 'Nightline'
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Elizabeth Vargas spoke with the shows director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw and stars Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart,Courtney Reed and Jonathan Freeman. (more...)

Local Media Consortium Seeks Sales Representation for Its Local Ad Inventory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Local Media Consortium, a nationwide alliance of leading local media outlets, today announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) seekingagencies and rep firmsto represent its premium local inventory to advertisers and help secure advertising agreements. (more...)

VIDEO: Cyndi Lauper Performs 'Time After Time'; Reflects on Career
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Legendary singer and Tony Award winner Cyndi Lauper appeared on this morning's TODAY on NBC to perform her classic 'Time After Time,' and reflect on the 30 years since her debut album. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TWO TRAINS RUNNING Excels at Round House Theatre
by Charles Shubow - Apr 16, 2014

Due to popular demand, August Wilson play extends to May 4, 2014 (more...)

Hamilton Leithauser, Spottiswoode & His Enemies and More to Perform at Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of performances now through April 27. Check out the full schedule and details below! (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Nick Blaemire, Kim Yu Blanck & More Set for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off the Playhouse's 2014/15 season, Chasing the Song runs May 13 - June 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets are available by calling the Patron Services Department at (858) 550-1010 or online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

'THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR', THE CAT AND THE HAT and More Make Up The Rose Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Rose Theater's upcoming season invites audiences to gallop off to the Old West, fly away to a distant planet in another dimension and float away holding a magical umbrella. The nine main stage shows promise to transport audiences to new worlds and open their minds to a multitude of experiences. (more...)

Alex Minsky to Throw First Pitch at 3rd Annual DRAG QUEEN WORLD SERIES, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Defending Champions The LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are headed back to the softball field to defend their title against The West Hollywood Cheerleaders in the Drag Queen World Series on May 10, 2014 from 1-4pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lillias White, Robin de Jesus and More Sing THE SONGS OF LYONS & PAKCHAR at 54 Below
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 15, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomed two-time Tony Award winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, two-time Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesus and more for 'Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar' last night, April 14. Contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar showcased original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the sold-out concert below! (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour to Play DuPont Theatre, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will appear at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight (8) performances only, from May 27 through June 1, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Today, the production is making three national television debuts on the ABC Television Network, which kicked off with GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)

The Brevard Music Center Launches the BMC PRESENTS Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) is excited to announce the launch of a new concert series during its 2014 summer festival. The four-concert BMC Presents series will welcome guest artists to Music Center stages to present performances outside of the Music Center's traditionally classical offerings. These family-friendly concerts will not only welcome new audiences to the Brevard Music Center, but will also support the Music Center's educational mission. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

On this morning's 'Good Morning America' the talented cast performed 'Arabian Nights,' broadcast live from the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre. Check out the energetic performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Disney's ALADDIN
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

This morning, ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA gave viewers an inside look at Disney's 'Aladdin' on Broadway. (more...)

Memphis Barbecue Co.'s Melissa Cookston, Releases 'Smokin' in the Boys Room: Southern Recipes from the Winningest Woman in Barbecue'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Memphis, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Melissa Cookston, the winningest woman in competition barbecue and owner of the country's hottest barbecue restaurant group, Memphis BBQ Co., announces the release of her first cookbook, Smokin' in the Boys Room: Southern Recipes from the Winningest Woman in Barbecue (Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, $22.99, April 2014). (more...)

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