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Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (Mountain View, CA, )
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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.


Sound Theatre Company Announces 2017 Season of Women Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Coming off their second win for Outstanding Theatre of The Year from the Gregory Awards, Sound Theatre Company announces their most compelling and relevant season to date. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Features Artists Christian Boltanski and Mary Reid Kelly and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Jewish Museum's fall 2016 slate of lectures, discussions, and events continues in December with renowned artist Christian Boltanski in conversation with the Jewish Museum's Jens Hoffmann, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow Mary Reid Kelley presenting a selection of her video art.  Other highlights includes an adult studio art workshop; a behind-the-scenes gallery talk led by Jewish Museum Associate Curator Kelly Taxter; and gallery discussions on specific themes and topics related to current exhibitions. (more...)

HAMILTON's Nicholas Christopher, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More to Headline BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

This Sunday, December 4th, 42 Seven Productions in conjunction with IndieFork and W Times Square will welcome cast members from the revolutionary show HAMILTON for the ninth installment of the hit Sunday night experience, 'Broadway at W.'  (more...)

The Orpheum to Screen Christmas Classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE to Benefit Mid-South Food Bank
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Orpheum Theatre Group is excited to join forces with the Memphis arts community in the inaugural Midsouth Arts Against Hunger food drive benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank. Patrons that donate at least one non-perishable item through the Orpheum Theatre or Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education will receive a voucher for free admission to see It's a Wonderful Life in the historic Orpheum Theatre on Tuesday, December 20th at 7:00 PM. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY Comes to Memphis This February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis February 10-12 as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. (more...)


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Pittsburgh Symphony Presents HIGHMARK HOLIDAY POPS, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's annual Highmark Holiday Pops December 9 through 11 and December 17 and 18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Amy Lynn & The Honey Men Release 'O Holy Night' In Time For The Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The critically acclaimed, 7 piece band, Amy Lynn & The Honey Men return with some holiday cheer. Lead singer Amy Lynn Hamlin went back into the studio with The Honey Men to put a jazzy, big band spin on the Christmas classic, 'O Holy Night.' (more...)

Leopold and His Fiction Release New Single Waves (Golden) Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Austin-based Leopold and His Fiction have released their latest single “Waves (Golden)” via Allmusic. Allmusic praises its 'hard-edged, stomping psychedelic garage sound, with some Motown energy mixed in for good measure.' (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/9 - MOBY DICK in Baltimore, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG in LA and More
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Announce The 40th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music history, have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour. Tom Petty announced the tour on SiriusXM's "Tom Petty Radio" this morning and also on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" last night: http://bit.ly/2giAGBr. The primarily U.S. tour, produced by Live Nation, will begin on April 20, 2017 in Oklahoma City and continues throughout the summer with more dates, including on the west coast, still to be announced. (more...)

Resource Label Group, LLC Acquires Birmingham Based RayPress...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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West Michigan Farmers Alley Theatre Has Extended 'Million Dollar Quartet' Through December 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Farmers Alley Theatre has added four holdover performances for their hit rock and roll musical, Million Dollar Quartet - December 17th at 2pm, December 21st & 22nd at 7:30pm, and December 23rd at 8pm. (more...)

ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart to Perform Favorite Tunes at NJPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

James Monroe Iglehart, the show-stopping, Tony-winning Genie from Broadway's Aladdin and original cast member of Memphis will perform his favorite hit songs from stage and screen on Saturday, January 28 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (1 Center Street, Newark NJ). (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Grammy Nominees CELTIC WOMAN 'Voices Of Angels' Debuts At #1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman's latest studio album VOICES OF ANGELS (released November 18 on Manhattan/Caroline) follows in the group's tradition of #1 albums, (more...)

The Johnny Mac Band Wins Slot at Intl Blues Challenge in Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Touting an incredible lineup of seasoned musicians and bringing a fun, energetic, and powerful sound to the Long Island and greater NY music scene, The Johnny Mac Band is set to kick off an outstanding run of live dates (more...)

MAA Announces 6% Increase in Common Dividend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Joffrey Academy of Dance Announces 2017 Winners Of Choreographic Competition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the recipients of the seventh annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition: Shannon Alvis, Sean Carmon, Karen Gabay and Jimmy Orrante. (more...)

ESPN Events 2016 Bowl Matchups Announced
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The 2016 matchups for the 13 owned and operated ESPN Events bowl games has been set, kicking off the bowl season on Saturday, Dec. 17 (more...)

ESPN2 to Present Women's College Basketball: UConn vs Notre Dame Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The top two teams in women's basketball will go head to head Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. UConn and Notre Dame, No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, are both undefeated going into this matchup. UConn currently holds an 82-game winning streak. (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be presenting the annual family holiday tradition, Home for the Holidays, on Saturday, December 17 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 18 at 3:00pm at the Tivoli Theatre. (more...)

High School Student, Halima Morafa, Presents First Student Exhibition at Art Village Gallery, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Halima Morafa, a current junior at Houston High school, and founder of ArtRevival, will pull off her program's first student exhibition this Saturday, December 10th at Art Village Gallery (410 South Main Street) from 1-4pm, where Kingsbury Middle school students who have completed Morafa's ArtRevival curriculum, will showcase and talk about their work.  The event is free and open to the public.  (more...)

National Fair Housing Alliance Accuses Mortgage Giant Fannie Mae of Racial Discrimination in 38 U.S. Metro Areas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Further Casting Confirmed for THE WEDDING SINGER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Further casting has been confirmed for the sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer, the hilarious musical based on the hit film, ahead of its arrival at the King's Theatre in Glasgow on April 18 for five nights. (more...)

St. Jude Memphis Marathon Raises $10 Million for Kids With Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ On Saturday, Dec. 3, nearly 23,000 participants and 40,000 spectators from across the U.S. gathered together to celebrate 15 years and running of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . (more...)

Goo Goo Dolls Donate Proceeds form Sales of Signed INstruments to St. Jude Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Recently, the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik and Robby Takac visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in Memphis, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. (more...)

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Ring in 2017 in 1904 Dublin! Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced a special New Year's Eve celebration following the 8:30pm performance of The Dead, 1904. (more...)

Judah & The Lion Announce 2017 Tour w/ Twenty One Pilots
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Rising Nashville band Judah & the Lion is thrilled to announce that they'll be joining as support for Twenty One Pilots' “EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW” WORLD TOUR in 2017! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Star Todrick Hall Named National Ambassador for 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Broadway League has announced that Todrick Hall, now starring in Kinky Boots, will serve as a National Ambassador for the 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, taking place in New York City on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. (more...)

Stevie Nicks Rockin' 24 Karat Gold Tour With Special Guests Pretenders Adds 20 New Shows In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

As Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold Tour With Special Guests Pretenders winds down for the year with 8 shows left, Live Nation, the tour's promoter has announced 20 new shows beginning February 23 in Reno, Nevada.  (more...)

FROM GUFFMAN TO SPINAL TAP: 54 SINGS CHRISTOPHER GUEST Announces Initial Casting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

To celebrate over thirty years in film-making the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits will share one-of-a-kind performances at From Guffman to Spinal Tap: 54 Sings Christopher Guest on Sunday, January 22nd (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. The show is directed and produced by Robert W. Schneider. (more...)

Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2017 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 3, 2016

'Something that's sure to please everyone in 2017,' is the promise of Cumberland County Playhouse producing director Bryce McDonald while announcing the upcoming season at the award-winning theatrical venue located in the hill of Tennessee. (more...)

NBC's THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Dominates the Night in Key Demos
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL game featuring the Dallas Cowboys at the Minnesota Vikings, carried on NBC and the NFL Network, averaged a combined 14.1 rating, 23 share in households from 8:30-11:30 p.m. ET (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Regional Awards Update - John Arthur Greene, Judy McLane Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Regional Awards Update - Sonia Nizny, David Wilkinson Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Shop for the Holidays with THE GRINCH and More at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets for the family to our 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational family tradition, which runs now through December 26. (more...)

Nelson Aspen to Launch December Lineup at Don't Tell Mama's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Winter is upon us, and Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest line up for December. (more...)

Brad Absher and the Swamp Royale Serve Up Magical Gumbo of Blues, Gospel, Americana, Folk & Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Perfectly embodying the title of his new Triple A/Americana driven album, Brad Absher (www.bradabshermusic.com) is one 'Lucky Dog'! (more...)

Regional Roundup: 'Tis the Season! Top 10 Holiday Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/2; BLACK NATIVITY in DC, A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)

LOVE & HIP HOP: ATLANTA's Stevie J and K. Michelle Returning to VH1, 12/19
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

VH1 today announced LOVE & HIP HOP: ATLANTA stars Stevie J and K. Michelle will return to VH1's Monday night lineup on Monday, December 19, 2016. Starting at 9PM ET/PT, the series premiere of 'Leave It To Stevie' with Stevie J is immediately followed by the return of 'K. Michelle: My Life' season three at 9:30 PM ET/PT on VH1. (more...)

Mercury Celebrates the Season With VIVALDI'S GLORIA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury bring VIVALDI'S GLORIA to the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on December 10 at 8 p.m. in a festive Baroque program. (more...)


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Jay Alan Zimmerman Brings The Holiday Songs of "Broadway's Beethoven" to Lincoln Center as Part of Broadway's Future Songbook Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow continues its twenty-sixth season on Saturday, December 10th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.   (more...)

Mercury to Celebrate the Season with VIVALDI'S GLORIA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury bring Vivaldi's Gloria to the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on December 10 at 8 p.m. in a festive Baroque program. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards Update - Michael Cejvanovic, Amy Conlon Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Memphis Regional Awards Update - Justin Asher, Jo Lynne Palmer in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Nashville Regional Awards Update - Ben Crawford, Cameron Gilliam Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

MarCom Awards Announces ARS/Rescue Rooter as a Winner for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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