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

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

by Justin Cole Adams - Jul 22, 2017

Michelle Berting Brett, after delivering passion for the iconic duo at Chastain Park, will return for a holiday show. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Extra, Extra!' NEWSIES is a Runaway Hit at Red Mountain Theatre.
by David Edward Perry - Jul 21, 2017

'Newsies' is an pulse pumping musical that inspires you to stand up for what's right and fight for a cause you believe in. (more...)

The 23rd Annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music presents Mendelssohn's Die Deutsche Liturgie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, August 6, at 11 am with a service offering the choral music of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) and recognizing the profound influence his works had on choral music for over a century after his death. (more...)

BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - BANDSTAND's Joey Pero
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 21, 2017

After several difficult months of rehab and recovery, talented star Joey Pero finally stepped on the stage of the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Friday, June 30th to make his Broadway debut. Today, the actor speaks with BWW about his journey. (more...)

Olivia Lane's Video for 'Wrong Girl' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Hot country songstress Olivia Lane's sassy new video for her just-released “Wrong Girl” exclusively premiered on Lane's visionary talents come alive in this energetic video that she co-produced and directed with James King (Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini). (more...)

MCCC Dance Faculty to Present Free DANCE DIALOGUES Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Dance faculty invites the community to a free performance. 'Dance Dialogues' will be presented Saturday, July 29, starting at 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

NYO-USA to Make Inaugural Tour to Latin America This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

This summer, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, featuring 115 outstanding young musicians from across the country, comes together for its fifth year of extraordinary music making, culminating in the orchestra's first-ever tour of Latin America. NYO-USA's 2017 Latin America tour takes place from July 26 through August 4 with orchestra performances in Guadalajara, Mexico; Quito, Ecuador; and Bogota, Colombia, including side-by-side musical collaborations with fellow young musicians in all three tour countries. (more...)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Add Third and Final Hollywood Bowl Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Following the rapid sell out of both their Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have confirmed a third night at the historic venue on Monday, September 25. Tickets for Monday, September 25 will go on sale Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. PST. (more...)

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Set for Residency at the Annenberg Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces the inaugural year of a new annual season-long partnership with the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Beginning in the 2017/2018 season, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia will be orchestra-in-residence at the Annenberg Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sienna Miller and the Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at the Apollo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The adult cast for the Young Vic's West End production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre comprises Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick), Colm Meaney (Big Daddy), Lisa Palfrey (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae), Brian Gleeson(Gooper), Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend). (more...)

Melissa Plett to release 'Ghost Town' in September
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Montreal, Canada-based Americana singer-songwriter Melissa Plett is set to release her new full-length studio album on September 1, 2017.  Entitled Ghost Town, the album was recorded in Nashville at Omnisound Studio with the help and guidance of well-known Nashville musician/producer Pat Severs and the collaboration of countless talented locals. (more...)

BWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Neil Shurley - Jul 20, 2017

'I hope the old will reminisce, the young will find interest in these characters, and everybody will wanna just dance.' (more...)

BANDSTAND'S Hopkins & Pero Join BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BANDSTAND'S James Nathan Hopkins, Joey Pero, and Matt Cusak have joined Feinstein's/54 Below's BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND on Sunday, August 6th, at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Becca Mancari To Release Debut Album 'Good Woman' on October 6
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

On October 6, the Nashville-based singer and songwriter Becca Mancari will release her debut album Good Woman via Sunshine and Happiness. Today, NPR Musicpremiered 'Arizona Fire,' the first song to be released from the forthcoming album. NPR's Jewly Hight said, '...the symbolic spaciousness that can be found in the music of Becca Mancari, an important new voice emerging from Nashville's indie country, folk and rock circles, is striking.' (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The 2017 Summer Jamfest is in full swing at Centenary Stage Company as The British Invasion Years take the Sitnik stage on Saturday, July 29 . Formed in 1995, the band originally focused on their classic rock tribute shows and released two critically acclaimed albums before narrowing their focus to their favorite music - 1960s pop and rock. Branded as "three shows in one," the show takes the audience through the entire decade from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and The Monkees to The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, and The Who. The British Invasion Years will travel on a nostalgic journey grooving through some of the world's most famous and well-loved tunes. (more...)

Sharon Owens presents A Sensational Tribute to Streisand & Sinatra!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Sharon Owens takes audiences on a journey through the Streisand years - 60's Broadway, 70's disco and 80's films. In her 15-year career, Sharon has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra and in People Magazine. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 19, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 19, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Robert White
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 19, 2017

BWW speaks to Robert White about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show InstruMENTAL. (more...)

John Minnock to Continue EVERY DAY BLUES Next Month at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on cabaret classics, is proud to continue his 'Every Day Blues' series at The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on Saturday, August 12th at 9:30pm. The evening will feature guest vocalist Lynda D'Amour and guest pianist Bill Duffy. (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jul 19, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017/18 season, George Orwell's 1984, in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The play 1984 is based on George Orwell's dystopian novel published in 1949. In 2005 the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, cold war, and Newspeak have permanently entered into common use since its first publication. (more...)

Josh Ritter's New Album 'Gathering' Out This September; First Single 'Showboat' Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Gathering, the ninth full-length album from critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, will be released September 22 on Pytheas Recordings/Thirty Tigers and is now available for pre-order (more...)

Holly Twyford, Florence Lacey to Star in Signature Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for A Little Night Music directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi). Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning musical, set in 1900 Sweden, revolves around a tangled web of love affairs. (more...)

Rhonda Vincent & Daryle Singletary Debut at No. 1 on Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Music buyers take a stand to show that Traditional Country Music hasn't gone anywhere. It's loved, alive, and well, as the incredible new project American Grandstand landed its first week on Billboard's Top Current Country Albums chart at No. 10. It is No. 1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart, and No.1 on Billboard's Heatseekers Album Chart for the week of July 29, 2017. (more...)

Freedom Picture Company Brings DELOREAN to Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Jon Ivay's brand new stage play DeLorean telling the incredible true story of the man behind the iconic car from the Back to the Future films will have a three-week run at The Assembly Ballroom, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, from 3 - 27 August 2017. (more...)

NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents Today's Biggest Hits & Ultimate Parking Lot Playlist
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

NOW That's What I Call Music!, the world's best-selling multi-artist album series, presents today's biggest hits on NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 63, and the ultimate parking lot party playlist on NOW Tailgate Anthems, both set for physical and digital release on Friday, August 4. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wild Card Productions' LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 18, 2017

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, writer Lanie Robertson's insightful and moving look at jazz legend Billie Holiday and her life and career, continues its run at Brentwood's Towne Centre Theatre. Directed by Dave Ragland and starring Jennifer Whitcomb-Oliva in her stunning onstage transformation to become Lady Day, it's one of the highlights of an especially impressive Nashville theater season filled with strong performances and shows both challenging and introspective. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre To Present Staged Workshops Of New Musical I'LL TAKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged workshops of I'll Take It, a new musical comedy with book and lyrics by Eli Pasic and music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls, Side Show). (more...)

Singer Songwriter Melissa Plett to Release 'Ghost Town' in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Montreal, Canada-based Americana singer-songwriter Melissa Plett is set to release her new full-length studio album on September 1, 2017. (more...)

Gesher Music Festival Returns 8/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Gesher Music Festival returns in August for its 7th Season bringing professional musicians to St. Louis to perform chamber music with a "Jewish twist" or inflection. This year's theme, "WAR & PEACE" explores music and stories reflecting the Jewish experience which illuminate our common humanity even in times of conflict. The concerts explore the music of World War I in "Beyond the Trenches," the painful stories of war and conflict in "Prayers for Peace" as well as how Music Is a bridge (gesher) in "Transcending Borders". All of this through the music of both Jewish and non-Jewish composers and lyricists who represent different times and nationalities. Three distinct concerts reflect these themes, each in a different venue. In addition, there is an opportunity to "Meet the Musicians" in a more informal setting as they perform some of their personal favorite pieces as well as a Family Concert, appropriate for all ages. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, August 3, 2017
by - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, August 3, 2017! (more...)

RAILROAD EARTH Comes to Fox Theater This December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

There's a great scene in The Last Waltz - the documentary about The Band's final concert - where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, 'If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you've got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country, bluegrass, blues music, show music…' (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians Gift $10,000 to Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra Endowment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) is thrilled to announce that the musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) have contributed $10,000 to the company's endowment fund for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra. (more...)

Kimmel Center Announces 2017-18 FAMILY DISCOVERY SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is delighted to announce family programming featured during the upcoming 2017-18 season.  This year's Family Discovery Series will include returning favorites, never-before-seen new productions, the best of touring Broadway's family-friendly performances, one-of-a-kind dance parties, out of this world adventures, and more!  Packages for 2017-18 Family Series performances listed below go on sale July 18. (more...)

Majestic Repertory Theatre presents Immersive Staging of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Majestic Repertory Theatre celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love with an immersive staging of HAIR: THE AMERICAN LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL. (more...)

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Bianca Rossini's Releases Bossa Nova Album 'Vento do Norte'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Following the success of her previous albums Meu Amor and Kiss of Brasil, Bianca Rossini releases Vento do Norte, her latest collection of original bossa nova classics. (more...)

200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, the critically-acclaimed IN & OF ITSELF - created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars) - has announced that 200 more gold bricks will vanish, 200 more elephants will appear on stage, 200 more people will be kicked out of the show, and 30,000 more identities will be revealed, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. With a second extension to the hit show's New York Premiere engagement, IN & OF ITSELF will now play through December 30, 2017 - effectively quadrupling its original ten-week run. (more...)

AVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New Website
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

AVENUE Q, winner of the 2004 Tony Award 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is the coming of age musical comedy which has announced a series of public appearances and the launch of its new website. (more...)

Arizona R&B Artist Bree Drops Her Latest Single 'Magic'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

Bree, the emerging R&B artist from Arizona, has recently dropped her latest single 'Magic'. The song has already seen a big response from her fans. 'Magic' is currently available to stream and download on Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes. (more...)

Vocalist Calabria Foti Releases 'In the Still of the Night'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

CALABRIA FOTI is one of music's best-kept secrets. She is a jazz/pop vocalist with a lush, silky voice and impeccable intonation, a recording artist who's shared the spotlight and the microphone with TV's Seth MacFarlane (and garnered a Grammy Award nomination). (more...)

BWW Review: The Bronx is Up – and Dancing to Hip Hop – in CATF's WELCOME TO FEAR CITY
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 15, 2017

Welcome to Fear City, premiering at the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, WV, shambles along amiably, looking as if it has no more greater object than to be a loose black family dramedy set forty years ago. That is, until it dawns on you that the play's ambition is to be nothing less than a snapshot of a time and place where a lot of things happened, and one vitally important thing, hip hop, came into being. (more...)

BWW Review: Taproot's Sweet PERSUASION Brims with Potential
by Jay Irwin - Jul 15, 2017

There are certain things that spring to mind when thinking of a Jane Austen story. Blistering on again, off again romances. Sweeping emotions. And of course, Colin Firth emerging from a lake. Well the new musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Persuasion", currently playing at Taproot Theatre, may not have Colin Firth but the romances and emotions are there in spades. (more...)

Ford Motors Creates $50K Scholarship Fund for Aspiring Music Students at Wayne State University
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

In honor of David DiChiera, founder and artistic director of the Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT), Ford Motor Company Fund and the MOT have established a $50,000 scholarship fund for aspiring music students at Wayne State University's College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. (more...)

FATUM Featuring Angel Taylor's 'On My Own' (Armind) Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Addictive. Immediate. Exceptional. The GRAMMY-nominated electronic dance music (EDM) group, FATUM, delivers its latest single and the song is destined to be a summertime hit. FATUM featuring Angel Taylor's “On My Own” (Armind) is out now. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Romp Into Feinstein's/54 Below This August with AGING IS OPTIONAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tovah Feldshuh in AGING IS OPTIONAL on August 1st & 3rd, 2017. (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ingrid Michaelson Finds Her Way to Broadway by the Light of THE GREAT COMET
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 14, 2017

Ingrid Michaelson has more than one reason to celebrate this summer. Following the release of her latest EP, Alter Egos, the multi-platinum recording artist is calling the Imperial Theatre home, playing Sonya in the Tony Award-winning musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. Michaelson's trip to Imperial Russia will be brief, as the songstress will only be performing the role through August 15, while Brittain Ashford, who originated the role takes a temporary leave from the show. (more...)

Dolly Parton's Smash Hit Musical 9 TO 5 Comes to Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the hilarious 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring a score by country music legend Dolly Parton. Based on the beloved hit movie, this office place comedy comes to the round stage for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of 9 to 5 are Tuesday, July 25 through Sunday, July 30th at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Opens at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 19 opening of the Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two at Saint Michael's Playhouse. Murder for Two features book and music by Joe Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and stars Noel Carey and Jeremiah Ginn, both from Murder for Two's national tour. Murder for Two creative team is led by director Jeremy Scott Lapp with choreography by Wendy Seyb, scenic design by John Paul Devlin, costume design by Andrea Lauer, lighting design Anthony Pellecchia, and sound design by Jill BC DuBoff. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's ASSASSINS
by Review Roundups - Jul 13, 2017

Encores! Off-Center kicks off the 2017 season with Assassins! The trigger-happy squad assembled for Assassins, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's carnival ride through the history of political violence, will star Steven Boyer(John Hinckley Jr.), Alex Brightman(Giuseppe Zangara), Victoria Clark(Sara Jane Moore), John Ellison Conlee (Charles Guiteau), Clifton Duncan (The Balladeer), Shuler Hensley (Leon Czolgosz), Ethan Lipton(The Proprietor), Erin Markey (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), Steven Pasquale (John Wilkes Booth), Cory Michael Smith (Lee Harvey Oswald), and Danny Wolohan(Samuel Byck). Assassins will be directed by Anne Kauffman, with music direction by Chris Fenwick and choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

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