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St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Jimmy D Robinson and A Flock of Seagulls Announce New Chill Lounge Music Release 'Pedro'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Get ready to meet “PEDRO”—the new up-tempo chill lounge groove from poet Jimmy D Robinson and the Grammy award-winning group A Flock of Seagulls! (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off 2017 with an Amazing Array of Concerts & Shows in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in January 2017 with more than two-dozen amazing productions from a Broadway smash hit to comedy superstars, from musical legends to fascinating lectures. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Releases CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA Featuring Zhou Tian, Thierry Escaich and Sebastian Currier
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces the November 17 release of its latest recording Concertos for Orchestra, the second under Music Director Louis Langree. The recording features the world premieres of three concertos for orchestra commissioned by the CSO: Zhou Tian's Concerto for Orchestra, Thierry Escaich's Psalmos and Sebastian Currier's FLEX. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rock Odyssey THE PORTAL Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The New York premiere of THE PORTAL began an Off-Broadway open-ended run on October 27, 2016 at the Minetta Lane Theatre. THE PORTAL is a rock odyssey conceived and directed by Luke Comer, with original music composed by Tierro Lee and Luke Comer, starring Billy Lewis Jr. (Mason McCarthy on the Fox series 'Glee'), and choreographed by Jessica Chen. Opening night was Saturday, December 3, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Michael Arden's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Review Roundups - Dec 9, 2016

Legendary American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim's masterwork Merrily We Roll Along is revisited in a new production under the direction of Tony Award nominee Michael Arden (Spring Awakening), playing at the Bram Goldsmith Theater stage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts through December 18.  (more...)

Lyric Opera Of Chicago Presents New Production of NORMA, 1/28
by Molly Tracy - Dec 8, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Bellini's riveting bel canto masterpiece Norma in a new-to-Chicago production. Vocal pyrotechnics and sumptuous music brilliantly tell the tale of forbidden passion, betrayal, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Featured in PROTOTYPE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is featured in two events as part of the fifth annual PROTOTYPEfestival - the New York City premiere of David Lang and Mark Dion's theatrical work anatomy theater, and the Silent Voices concert. (more...)

Actors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This commanding and moving play, written by Lanie Robertson, directed by Bill Fennelly and featuring Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday, is set in the intimate atmosphere of the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

DUCK THE HALLS: A MICKEY MOUSE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, premieres FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on Disney Channel, the Disney Channel app and Disney Channel VOD. It will also be televised Monday, December 12 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on Disney XD. (more...)

Rave Reviews for Ken Thomson's Restless with Ashley Bathgate & Karl Larson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Composer and Bang on a Can All-Stars member Ken Thomson released his latest album Restless (Cantaloupe Music/Naxos) on October 28, 2016. (more...)

Chicago Theatre Workshop to Debut CREATIVES World Premiere Pop Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Creatives - a darkly comic pop opera with an original book by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia and a score including songs from some of the most popular rock bands of recent decades - reveals the desperation that fuels the passion to create. The score will include songs by Simple Minds, New Order, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Happy Mondays and others, along with original songs by Laurence Mark Wythe. (more...)

Legendary Country Group Shenandoah Announces 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Legendary country group Shenandoah will hit the tour trail in 2017 to commemorate 30 years of their classic sound. (more...)

Emmit Fenn Second Song 'Blinded' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Newcomer Emmit Fenn is releasing his second song 'Blinded' into the world today and it's the follow up to his debut song 'Painting Greys', which has about 10 million streams. The track was premiered via KCRW last night. (more...)

Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' Heads to Vermont
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is coming to Vermont and making her Burlington debut! (more...)

VOCALOSITY: The Aca-Perfect Concert Experience Coming to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

VOCALOSITY: The Aca-Perfect Concert Experience comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER at NJPAC 12/17 with Special Guest Kurtis Blow
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 7, 2016

'The Hip Hop Nutcracker,' a contemporary dance spectacle will be on the NJPAC stage on Saturday, December 17th at 3:00. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra to Perform in 19th Annual Production of JulieDance Nutcracker with the Donetsk Ballet of the Ukraine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Does dance exist without music?  German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's famous words "those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music" begs the age-old question.   (more...)

BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce directors for its upcoming 2017 season. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its community to make caring, thoughtful relationships the highest priority. (more...)

Canton Symphony Announces Bilingual Component
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

While Music Is often described as the international language, spoken languages are our major means of communication.  The Canton Symphony Orchestra will use music to familiarize children to English and Spanish vocabulary through the SymphonyLand trio series.  The trios introduce children to the instruments of the orchestra in an interactive format based on a children's storybook and created specifically to engage young listeners.  The series begins with the string trio on Wednesday January 11 and Saturday January 14 at 10am and 11am each day in Foundation Hall of the Zimmermann Symphony Center (2331 17th Street NW, Canton).  The woodwind trio follows on February 8 and 11 and the brass trio on March 8 and 11.  The series culminates with the full orchestra Kinder Concert in May. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theatre Company to Premiere Rock Musical PEER GYNT & THE NORWEGIAN HAPA BAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Asian-American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY will present the World Premiere of PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band, a new rock musical by Michi Barall, with music by Paul Lieber and Matt Park. (more...)

BWW Review: Washington Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER is a Christmas Treat
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 6, 2016

Washington Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, a beloved DC holiday tradition, has returned to the Warner Theatre in all its splendid glory. (more...)

Laura Osnes Sings Michael Mott's New Holiday Single 'Christmas, Will You Stay?'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Michael Mott has unveiled his new holiday single 'Christmas, Will You Stay?' featuring Tony nominee Laura Osnes.   (more...)

White Sun Nominated 2017 New Age Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

White Sun, a Los Angeles-based band known for their pioneering musical interpretations of yogic mantras, has been nominated by The Recording Academy for a 2017 GRAMMY Award in the 'New Age' category for their album White Sun II. (more...)

Burt Young Stars in World Premiere Comedy THE LAST VIG at Zephyr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Academy Award-nominated actor Burt Young (Rocky, Chinatown, The Pope of Greenwich Village) takes on the role of an aging mob boss in a new comedy written and directed by David Varriale. The world premiere of The Last Vig will open Jan. 14 at the Zephyr Theatre on Melrose for a six-week run. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston to Ring in the New Year with BACHANALIA Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble, celebrates the New Year with a glittering evening filled with gorgeous music and flowing glasses of champagne, on Saturday, December 31, at the Hobby Center For The Performing Arts. (more...)

ON YOUR RADAR with WFUV's John Platt to Return to Landmark on Main
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

WFUV's John Platt returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater for his annual On Your Radar event on Saturday, February 4 at 8 PM. This year he's selected two up-and-coming acts, each comprised of performers whose talents are sure to make them headliners in their own right. (more...)

Musicians On Call To Launch 'Deck The Halls Campaign' with Limited Edition Holiday Sweaters Designed by Florida Georgia Line, DNCE, Sam Hunt, Trey Songz, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

To kick-off the the holiday season, Musicians On Call (MOC), a groundbreaking nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in hospitals across the country, will launch their first-ever Deck The Halls Campaign. (more...)

A MOTOWN CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR to Play the Warner Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The music and magic of Motown will come to the Warner Theatre just in time to get you into the holiday spirit on December 17 at 7:30 pm.  The Motortown All-Stars and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Original Vandellas will be singing your favorite Motown hits of the era as well as holiday classics sung in that inimitable Motown style. So, "Get Ready"... it's the most wonderful time of the year and this will be both groups' only area appearance this holiday season.   (more...)

Jethro Tull The String Quartets New Album Out 3/24; Christmas Song Single Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

A massive treat for Jethro Tull fans and classical aficionados alike: Jethro Tull The String Quartets is an album of classic Jethro Tull repertoire, imaginatively arranged for Classical string quartet with the flute, guitar and vocals of songwriter and producer IAN ANDERSON, it will be released on 24th March 2017 by BMG. (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's OLIVER! Balances the Dark and Light
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 5, 2016

The new professional production of the classic musical OLIVER! at Pioneer Theatre Company strikes a nice balance between the squalor of the story and the optimism of the score. (more...)

Josh Butler Releases 'Heroes Of House' (Vol. 2) With Todd Terry and Darius Syrossian
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

UK house maestro Josh Butler delivers the second instalment of his three-part 'Heroes of House' series. (more...)

VIDEO: NJ Native Ben Rauch Debuts New Holiday Tune 'Jersey Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

'Jersey Christmas' is a brand spankin' new holiday classic. It's the pop/rock creation of New Jersey native singer/songwriter/actor Ben Rauch, who performs lead vocals and composed the music for the song which he co-wrote with songwriter Gaby Gold. The music video was shot entirely on location in New Jersey, and features Jersey Shore beaches along with the Asbury Park landmark 'The Stone Pony' (the historic rock club known for launching the careers of Jersey heroes Springsteen & Bon Jovi). Check it out below! (more...)

Classic Tale Gets Reimagined in NUTCRACKER! THE MUSICAL Readings This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab in association with Marc L. Bailin, are presenting readings of Nutcracker! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Nancy Holson, music by Peter I. Tchaikovsky, with arrangements and additional music by Bruce Kieslieng and Peter Rigano. (more...)

Swoon City Music Announces New Label + Worldwide Caroline Distribution Deal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Newly established Brooklyn-based independent label, Swoon City Music, announces its first artist signing with Blond Ambition, the solo project from Ex Cops' founder Brian Harding, and a worldwide distribution deal with Caroline. (more...)

Mariah Carey & More Star in YouTube's 'The Keys of Christmas'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

YouTube today announced that it has ordered “The Keys of Christmas,” a holiday special starring global superstar Mariah Carey and YouTube musical sensation Rudy Mancuso that features original musical performances by many of the hottest acts around including Carey, Ciara, DJ Khaled and Fifth Harmony. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS Soars at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 4, 2016


BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON (2nd National Tour) at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - Dec 2, 2016

They're back!!! That's right! Everyone's favorite blasphemous musical comedy has returned to Louisville. (more...)

Kaleem Taylor's 'By My Side' Out Now Via Sony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

London-based singer/songwriter Kaleem Taylor today unveils his brand new creation and original production, 'By My Side' – out now via Sony Music. (more...)

OBERON Announces December - January Programming Featuring Sound Society, I.D. Festival, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during December and January - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

Tom Swoon & Indigo + Golden Coast Remix Matthew Koma's 'Kisses Back'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Matthew Koma today unveils two more “Kisses Back” remixes by LA's Golden Coast and Poland's Tom Swoon & Indigo, available now on RCA Records. (more...)

New Songs Added to Holiday Playlist Only on Amazon Music
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Amazon Music Is excited to announce that 15 new songs have been added to Indie for the Holidays, last year's popular Amazon Music Original holiday playlist, featuring newly-written or recorded songs from artists (more...)

MaRLo featuring Emma Chatt 'Leave My Hand' Out Now on Armind
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Electrifying. Enthusiastic. Ecstatic. Captivating to watch, MaRLo gives his entire body and spirit to DJing when he is performing. (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 ( 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...)

Ogunquit Playhouse to Launch New Works Series with FRIDA Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the launch of a new works program to incubate and develop new musicals for the stage. The program is helmed by Matt Schicker and will kick off on Monday, December 5 at 3:30PM at Pearl Studios in New York, NY, with an invite-only Actors' Equity Association stage reading of Frida, a musical with book and lyrics by Michael Aman and music by Dana P. Rowe. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford to Release New Year's Single by Songwriters Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbott
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Annaleigh Ashford has recorded a new song by Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbott entitled 'A New Year'. The song celebrates the New Year holiday, and will be included in her upcoming concert at Feinstein's/54 Below on New Year's Eve, December 31, 2015 at 11:00 p.m. (more...)

5th ANNUAL GUITAR MASH and Brunch at CITY WINERY on 12/11
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 1, 2016

The 5th Annual Guitar Mash will be held at New York's City Winery on Sunday, December 11th from noon to 3:30 pm.The event, which includes a brunch, celebrates the power of communal music-making while supporting outreach to teen musicians in communities from across New York's five boroughs. (more...)

Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert to Launch 30 Years Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can will present the 2017 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for composers in New York and beyond, as part of Kaufman Music Center's Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall (Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th St.). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Celebrate more than 50 years of Pink Floyd! The Ridgefield Playhouse, Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity presents The Wall Theatrical Extravaganza: A Floydian Spectacle on Sunday, January 15 at 8 p.m. (more...)

ME AND MY GIRL Set to Dazzle on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Find out at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre November 29 through December 18 as the hilarious romantic comedy Me and My Girl hits the stage. In the show-stopping musical, an unrefined charmer named Bill learns he is heir to the Earl of Hareford. His aristocratic family believes he can become a gentleman and earn his inheritance - but only if he gives up his true love. Will love or money win?  (more...)

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