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NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Kander and Ebb
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 9, 2014 our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Cabaret: (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's Continues with Mozart's CORONATION on 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, September 7 at 11 am with a service featuring Mozart's 'Coronation' Mass with the combined choirs of St. Bartholomew's Church and an orchestra of period instruments. (more...)

Michael Jackson Bassist ALEX AL is Signature Breedlove Artist
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

You might not know the name Alex Al but you've definitely heard his work. From Michael Jackson's bassist to recording with people like Stevie Wonder, Beyonce and Sting, Alex is everywhere. (more...)

ABSHIVA Releases New Single 'Body Rock' Through Pop Rox Muzik
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Abshiva is the latest in a long line of talents to come by Pop Rox Muzik for the release of his new single 'Body Rock'. (more...)

Peppergreen Media & Spectrum Present International Strange Music Day, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

AUGUST 24th is International sTRANGE mUSIC Day. It's a real holiday, yes it is. To celebrate, some of the NYC area's best and brightest composers and performers are getting together to have a very unserious session of music making. This as an opportunity to for them to share unusual sounds, unusual instrumentation, and unusual compositions rarely heard or new ones that will never be heard from again. (more...)

Rehearsals Now Underway for Almeida Theatre's KING CHARLES III Transfer, with Tim Pigott-Smith & Oliver Chris
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The complete cast of the Almeida Theatre's acclaimed production of King Charles III began rehearsals today for the play's West End transfer. Directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold, the world premiere of Mike Bartlett's hit new play enjoyed a sell-out run at the Almeida earlier this year and received outstanding critical acclaim. King Charles III will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for a limited season previewing from Tuesday 2 September with a press performance on Thursday 11 September. (more...)

Guru Guru & Die Krupps Masterminds Launch Krautrock Mothership
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Climb aboard the Mothership for one of the wildest rides into the outer reaches of experimental music! Landing September 2 (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/18/2014
by - Aug 18, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 8/18/2014. (more...)

Asia to Play MPAC, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Iconic British rock band ASIA's 2014 Gravitas World Tour comes to the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8 pm Tickets are $39-69. (more...)

Fall 2014 CORNISH PRESENTS Series to Include Jazz Concerts, Piano Soloists, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The Fall 2014 Cornish Presents series features the return of several fan favorites as well as many opportunities to hear jazz, chamber music, world music, and rarely performed works. (more...)

Ani DiFranco Announces New Album 'Allergic To Water', Out 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Ani DiFranco has never been afraid to take chances. DiFranco's new disc, Allergic To Water, is another bold accomplishment and its Music Is her most subtle. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: ALBA - A NEW SCOTTISH MUSICAL, theSpace@Surgeons Hall, August 16th 2014
by Amy Hanson - Aug 17, 2014

A Stirling lad turned city trader returns home from London on the death of his father and embarks on a voyage of personal discovery in this new Scottish musical. (more...)

NETSKY's New Single ft Beth Ditto 'Running Low' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

NETSKY presents the new single “Running Low” featuring Beth Ditto, taken from his upcoming album out later this year. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Montae Russell Channels Charlie 'Bird' Parker in BIRD LIVES! at the Chromolume Theatre at the Attic
by Shari Barrett - Aug 16, 2014

Charlie 'Bird' Parker's belief that "Music Is like a fire to warm your hands on" and a "joyful noise" is currently being celebrated in BIRD LIVES! at the Chromolume Theatre at the Attic starring Montae Russell as the jazz icon. Written by Willard Manus and directed by Tommy Hicks, the play continues with a strictly limited engagement through September 21 only. (more...)

Houston Ballet to Launch 45th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's visually stunning three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Lucy Hale to Host; Charli XCX & 5th Harmony to Perform on MTV VMA RED CARPET Show
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

MTV today announced that rising country singer and actress Lucy Hale will host the hour-long 2014 "MTV VMA Red Carpet" pre-show LIVE alongside MTV's own Sway and Christina Garibaldi on Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: UMe's ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Fights from the Heart
by David Clarke - Aug 15, 2014

While the Broadway production of ROCKY is going down for the final count on Sunday, August 17, the show and its bombastic score are continuing to delight audiences on a nightly basis in New York City. Whether you've seen the show or not, UMe's release of ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is sure to pump you up and entertain you. (more...)

National Acrobats of China, Robert Earl Keen, JEKYLL & HYDE and More Set for Spencer Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Spencer Theater Fall-Winter Season 2014-15: There's something for everyone in the 18-show line-up, all staged with superior lighting and grand acoustics at the award-winning, non-profit performance hall located 12 miles north of the mountain resort community of Ruidoso, New Mexico. Evening shows throughout the Fall-Winter-Spring season begin at 7 p.m., with dinner buffets ($20) in the Crystal Lobby starting at 5 p.m. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: ARABIAN NIGHTS, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2014
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 15, 2014

Meet Sheherazade, the greatest storyteller of them all. She has a feast of adventures and fantasies to tell involving genies, villains, heroes and princesses. (more...)

Haley Jane Schafer, Greg Foster & More to Star in Big Noise Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Big Noise Theatre Company has announced the cast for Legally Blonde the Musical, running weekends Oct 10-19 at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. Legally Blonde is based on the beloved 2001 movie and 2007 Broadway show about a sorority girl who discovers herself and makes good at Harvard Law at the same time! (more...)

Arizona Onstage Productions Presents LES MISERABLES
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Aug 14, 2014


World Premiere Musical ROAR! and More Set for Rockwell Table & Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Rockwell Table and Stage, L.A.'s premier spot for extraordinary entertainment and dining, has announced its September line-up of can't-miss events. ROCKWELL Table and Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont in Los Feliz and this September is going to ROAR with excitement. Details below! (more...)

Composer Lera Auerbach to Launch Bold New Commissioning Project for Upcoming 'Concerto for Piano and Orchestra'
by Peter Danish - Aug 14, 2014

Since she burst onto the scene while still a student a Juilliard, pianist and composer, Lera Auerbach, has always been a bit of a trend setter and rule breaker and her exciting and audacious new project appears to be no exception. It is a global collaborative commissioning project for her new 'Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.' The global aspect of the project will kick off with the composer herself performing the World Premiere, with the Stuttgart Philharmoniker under the baton of Maestro Dan Ettinger on November 24th, of next year. (more...)

by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 14, 2014

New arts center raises the bar for a Shakespeare favorite (more...)

Sheila E & More Set for Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

On September 27, music lovers of all ages will gather for the 14th annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival in Boston's historic South End - home to several legendary clubs during Boston's jazz heyday (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 13th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 13, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's the Mosh Pit's 5th Birthday! We start off with the Broadway In Chicago Millennium Park concert, and bring you casting news for 'Evil Dead' and Dee Snider's 'Christmas Tale,' plus the latest from the Marriott Theatre, two northside shows about popular music, The Improvised Sondheim Project and Aurora's cast of 'Cats!' I think I need some cake.... (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...)

Travellers Music Album Release Show Set for Fox Theatre, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present Travellers Music Album Release Show with The Great Grigsby, Grim & Darling, AG Flux, Steeze and Newce at the Fox Theatre on Friday, September 5th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, August 15th at noon for $15.00 for general admission. (more...)

VASLAV Returning to Kalk Bay Theatre, 22-23 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Following the unanimous acclaim for the new cabaret, VASLAV, Godfrey Johnson returns to perform the show for three performances only. These will take place at Kalk Bay Theatre on 22 and 23 August at 8pm with a matinee on 23 August at 14h30. (more...)

Janet Dacal to Perform at Havana 1957, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

After much success in Los Angeles, Janet Dacal brings her intimate evening of American Songbook classics infused with Cuban rhythms to Miami's Havana 1957 Restaurant's Brickell location on Saturday, August 23rd at 11pm. (more...)

Rachael Sage to Release New Studio Album 'Blue Roses' 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Rachael Sage announces the release of her new studio album, Blue Roses, out November 4, 2014 on MPress Records. (more...)

Morgan James Set For Special SubCulture Show, 9/3
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 13, 2014

THE ADDAMS FAMILY star and Broadway regular Morgan James is set for a special solo show at intimate NYC cabaret venue SubCulture next month according to a new listing. (more...)

HEREAFTER MUSICAL From CBS Exec to Open Off-Broadway this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Hereafter Musical, a thought provoking new musical by Vinnie Favale and Frankie Keane about the age old human desire to communicate with our loved ones who have passed, told from the perspectives of both the living and the departed, is slated for an open-ended run, Off-Broadway, at the Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway) with previews beginning on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Co-Author's Favale and Keane draw from their own personal losses in the inspiring look at the beyond, which will have its official opening on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 4:45PM. (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...)

New Zealand's BAD BLOCKS Premiere Debut Single 'Turning,' New EP 'Circulate' Out 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Bad Blocks are a young two-piece from New Zealand, currently living in Melbourne, Australia. Their Music Is a subtle and ingenious mix of electronic dream pop, ambient, and EDM — think SBTRKT and The Weeknd combined with William Basinski and Jon Hopkins. (more...)

PAUL VAN DYK & UMMET OZCAN's 'Come With Me (We are One)' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Marking the first in a series of new productions throughout the latter half of 2014, Paul Van Dyk has returned to the singles realm with “Come With Me (We Are One),” a collaboration between the electronic music overlord with Turkish/Dutch wonderkindUmmet Ozcan. The outcome is a fiercely infectious piece of floor-propelling electronic music. (more...)

Revolt Music Conference Announce Programming Line-Up With Powerhouse Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

REVOLT TV unveiled additional speakers and panel names for the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference taking place Thursday October 16 th through Sunday, October 19 (more...)

A Night Of Inspiration For Jacksonville - Lead By Christian Music's Natalie Grant & Sandi Patty
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Jacksonville is preparing for a night of inspiration with Christian music's leading ladies: Natalie Grant and Sandi Patty. The concert is the only time Grant and Patty will perform together this year and is considered in the industry as one of the Christian concert events of the year. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Debra Black Releases Debut Album 'God in Every Season'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

While her name may be new to many Christian music fans, singer-songwriter Debra Black is sure to catch the attention of listeners from coast to coast with the release of her debut album, 'God in Every Season.' (more...)

ASAP Rocky Stars in Noisey Documentary SVDDXNLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014 (VICE's music channel) releases today Part Two of SVDDXNLY, the feature-length documentary on rap sensation A$AP Rocky. (more...)

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Individual tickets and subscriptions are now on sale for the 36th season of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the third season of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. The seven-concert series includes timeless masterpieces and extraordinary soloists led by Maestro Benjamin Zander. (more...)

Billy Childs to Open Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Jazz Season, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

When composer/arranger/pianist Billy Childs was introduced to the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro at the age of 11, he was left with a powerful and lasting impression of Nyro's unique blend of Broadway-inspired melodies, jazz improvisations and socially conscious lyrics. Childs returned to that early experience for his latest project, creating and orchestrating his newest album, Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro. Orange County jazz fans will have the opportunity to hear Childs' loving homage to the late great Nyro at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Dstillery Opens New Park Avenue Headquarters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Dstillery, the pioneer in cross-device audience targeting for brands, announced today the opening of a new 30,000 square foot office space in midtown Manhattan. The move is tangible evidence of the company's rapid growth and increased demand for its data-driven cross-channel marketing solutions. The new office, located at 470 Park Avenue South, provides capacity for growth as well as new spaces for innovation and collaboration. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SOME MEN at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Pride Films and Plays presents the Chicago premiere of Some Men by Terrence McNally. The cast includes PFP Artistic Associates Patrick Rybarczyk and Nelson Rodriguez, and Artistic Ensemble Members David Besky, Sam Button-Harrison, Tom Chiola, Edward Fraim, and Jude Hansen. They are joined by Ben Burke, Jeremy Sonkin, and Robert Ayres to become an ensemble of 10 playing over three dozen characters. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and release an album on Concord Records to the winner of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International jazz Vocal Competition, now known as the SASSY awards. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/11/2014
by - Aug 11, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 8/11/2014. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's Continues 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, August 31 at 11 am with a service offering music for men's voices including Messe Cum Jubilo, Op. 11 for men's voices, string orchestra and organ. (more...)

Gotham Holler Sponsors Country Music Nights at The Way Station in Brooklyn, NY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Gotham Holler, a New York City-based country music organization is sponsoring live country music events at The Way Station located at 683 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. The events will start on August 15, 2014 and will continue on the third Friday of each month. Two to three local Americana, country, and bluegrass bands will be featured each night. The events start at 8:00pm and are free to the public. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC Sets the Bar High for Future Musicals in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Aug 10, 2014

One enchanted evening is what Kansas City audiences received on opening night of South Pacific, the Musical Theater Heritage production at the Off Center Theatre. Premiering on Broadway in 1949 the musical composed by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II garnered 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Best Score. It is the only musical production to win all four Tony Awards in the acting Categories and in 1950, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' AS YOU LIKE IT - A Rustic Revel in Rock Ledge
by Christi Esterle - Aug 10, 2014

Theatreworks' current Shakespeare in the Park production exudes warmth, love, and triumph over adversity--both onstage and off. (more...)

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