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T.I., Rick Ross & More Rally Young Voters at Pre-Election Day Event
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Last night, top musical artists Tip "T.I." Harris, Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Pusha T, and Jay Electronica joined social justice activists for "YOUNG GETS IT DONE," a GOTV rally hosted by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, May 9: Remembering Lena Horne
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2017

Today we remember stage and screen star, singer Lena Horne died who passed away on this day in 2010 at the age of 92. (more...)

English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester Announce Creative Team for THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester today announce the creative team for their production of Conor McPherson's The Weir.  Adele Thomas directs the production and she is joined by Madeleine Girling as Designer, Lee Curran as Lighting Designer and Richard Hammarton as Composition and Sound Designer, with casting by Ginny Schiller.  (more...)

Felix Da Housecat Launches New Label Founders Of Filth
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Two time Grammy nominated Felix Da Housecat kickstarts his new label with three original tracks showcasing his timeless production. (more...)

BWW Recap: Nevertheless, Supergirl Persisted at the End of Season 2
by Nicole Ackman - May 23, 2017

This week's episode, aptly named 'Nevertheless, She Persisted' was an emotional end to SUPERGIRL's second season as Kara finally defeated Rhea and the Daxamite forces. However, even with the help of Superman and Cat Grant, victory doesn't come without a price. (more...)

Yisrael Lutnick performs Rosenblatt & Gershwin
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Hatikvah, the national anthem of Israel, is a very powerful song that deeply moves the Jewish heart (and anyone for whom Israel is dear). The evolution of this song into the national song of Zionism is a fascinating topic, in and of itself. (more...)

Ardea Arts Presents Pop-Up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

Ardea Arts to Present Pop-Up Previews of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

TransMedia Group To Represent Distinguished Native American Author, Speaker and Entertainer J. Reuben Silverbird In New Role As 'Ambassador For The Environment'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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BWW Interview: Alanna Kalbfleisch Makes Theater Happen
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Mar 6, 2017

I don't think my goal is to be a performer, rather more of a person who makes theater happen. Whether that is being an actor, a designer, a director, a patron, a donor, a supporter, an observer, or the executive director of a theater company, that's completely up to fate, really. All I want is to be a part of the progression of this art. (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Jessica Miller
by Mark C. Lloyd - Mar 27, 2017

BWW Interview: SINGER AND SONGWRITER JESSICA MIL (more...)

Country Star Rodney Atkins Performs at 'Back The Badge' Benefit Concert Supporting Local Law Enforcement at Orleans Arena 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Country superstar Rodney Atkins will headline "Back The Badge," a benefit concert which will support southern Nevada's local law enforcement, at the Orleans Arena on Thursday, April 20. (more...)

Internationally Acclaimed HAMLET Returns to South Africa for Limited Engagement Before Heading Off to the USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

After performances at the National Arts Festival and in Europe, Pieter Toerien proudly presents a limited season of Abrahamse & Meyer's internationally acclaimed HAMLET at Theatre on the Bay in April and Pieter Toerien's Theatre at Montecasino in May. The production transfers to La MaMa in New York City in September 2017. (more...)

Sven Thorgren Wins Gold and Ståle Sandbech Takes Silver in Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games Norway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Monster Energy congratulates Sven Thorgren and Ståle Sandbech who took the two top spots in Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games Norway. This is the first X Games Gold for Thorgren, who on his final run took the victory from Sandbech who held the lead the entire competition. (more...)

MARC ANTHONY Set to Perform at Madison Square Garden 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company and CMN Events has announced that Marc Anthony will perform at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 8:00PM as part of the “Full Circle” tour. Tickets will go on sale to the general public today at 12:00PM. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 8, 2017
by - Jan 8, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

PGA Arts Center to Present Live Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens in 2017
by Carol Kassie - Jan 3, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens will add live theatre to its ever-growing cultural landscape when the PGA Arts Center opens its doors in late January.  Veteran producers Philip Roger Roy and Dana Matthow have taken a multi-year lease on the PGA Cinemas, located at 4076 PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens, and are in the process of converting two of the building's six auditoria to accommodate live productions. The two theatres will seat 260 and 280 patrons respectively.  They plan to adapt a third space - which will seat approximately 160, and be available for rentals - within the next year. (more...)

NAKED BOYS SINGING! to Heat Up Rochester This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre has announce a limited, three-week-only engagement of:  Naked Boys Singing!, January 27 - February 14. The American Vaudeville-style review premiered in 1998 and has been 'thrilling' audiences both in New York and around the globe ever since. (more...)

CITY BUZZ LOCAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT - Black Woman Starts First Black Owned Crowdfunding Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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Composer/Vocalist M Lamar Collaborates with Hunter Hunt-Hendrix on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Acclaimed Brooklyn-based composer/vocalist/pianist and visual/fine artist M Lamar creates music that crosses opera, metal and blues, and his diverse musical taste (more...)

Ellington's 'Come Sunday' reinterpreted by Denise Young as an anthem for healing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Jamf Celebrates Accelerated Growth in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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NAKED BOYS SINGING! to Heat Up Rochester This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre has announce a limited, three-week-only engagement of:  Naked Boys Singing!, January 27 - February 14. The American Vaudeville-style review premiered in 1998 and has been 'thrilling' audiences both in New York and around the globe ever since. (more...)

Yuzima Releases New Call-to-Action Power Single 'Resist'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

YUZIMA has released a powerful new single 'RESIST' in response to November's U.S. election disaster. NYC's reigning 'prince of noize' is biting, knowing and combative on the explosive, guitar-powered single. (more...)

BWW First Person: 'An Italian Thing': A BRONX TALE Meets a Staten Island Girl
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 14, 2017

When I first met Joe, my Missouri-born boyfriend, he had never before encountered the term, 'stoop.' 'Let's sit on the stoop,' I'd say. 'Go wait for me on the stoop.' 'I was standing on the stoop.', etc. (more...)

M Lamar Presents NYC Premiere of FUNDERAL DOOM SPIRITUAL at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Acclaimed Brooklyn-based composer/vocalist/pianist and visual/fine artist M Lamar creates music that crosses opera, metal and blues, and his musical performances have been described as having an 'otherworldly quality'.  The genre-defying artist, who received high praise for his last multi-media show, 'Negrogothic, a Manifesto, the Aesthetics of M. Lamar', is proud to present the NYC premiere of 'Funeral Doom Spiritual', a special multi-media performance, with 4 concerts at National Sawdust this Friday and Saturday, 1/13 and 1/14, in conjunction with the fifth season of the PROTOTYPE festival.  On the heels of the shows, he will be releasing two new albums, 'Funeral Doom Spiritual' and 'Surveillance Punishment and the Black Psyche' on 1/27.  (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Undermain Theatre presents GALILEO, Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece, which he translated in English in collaboration with Charles Laughton.  GALILEO will be produced at Undermain's home in Deep Ellum - 3200 Main St. with company member Bruce DuBose in the title role.  DuBose is a recipient of Best Actor awards from the Dallas Critics Forum, D Magazine and the Dallas Observer.  Directed by Undermain's Artistic Director, Katherine Owens, opening night will be Saturday, February 11th with a curtain time of 7:30 pm.  Preview performances will be on February 8th, 9th, and 10th at 7:30 pm. All preview performances are only $15. All evening show times are 7:30 pm with two Sunday matinee performances at 2:00 pm on February 19th and March 5th.  The production will run through March 5th. (more...)

NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Returns This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

After a sold out premiere last year, Christina Ham's play is back --now with added music!  Nina Simone: Four Women transports you to a bombed Birmingham church where Ms. Simone is writing 'Mississippi Goddam' when she meets three strong women bound by tragic circumstance. (more...)

'Who is a Perfect Man? Who is a Perfect Woman?' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

In Bamidele Kings' new book, Who is a Perfect Man? Who is a Perfect Woman? ($21.49, paperback, 9781498443272, $9.99, eBook, 9781498443289) readers will learn that the Bible says in 2 Chronicles 7:14 'If My People, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.' When we carefully look at what is happening worldwide we will realize that we are completely adrift. God is a God of second chance, He is ready to receive us but we as Christians have to humble ourselves, pray and seek His face, return unto Him for healing worldwide and for our children's sake. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses
by Jade Kops - Feb 24, 2017

HANDEL'S MESSIAH, one of the most iconic Baroque works is finally given the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's exquisitely emotive and expressive treatment under the baton of Artistic Director and Conductor Paul Dyer. (more...)

Motor City Fastener And EMCO Merge To Form Motor City Industrial
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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Pacific Theatre presents VALLEY SONG by Athol Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

A song of hope and change. Pacific Theatre is proud to present Valley Song by Athol Fugard, originally produced by The Gateway Theatre. When a nation undergoes sweeping reform, it's not just policy that has to change: it's people's lives that get caught in the struggle. In this inter-generational tale, set in the aftermath of apartheid in South Africa, the tension between old and new makes its way into the relationship between a young woman and her grandfather. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 13, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Undermain Theatre presents GALILEO, Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece, which he translated in English in collaboration with Charles Laughton.  GALILEO will be produced at Undermain's home in Deep Ellum - 3200 Main St. with company member Bruce DuBose in the title role.  DuBose is a recipient of Best Actor awards from the Dallas Critics Forum, D Magazine and the Dallas Observer.  Directed by Undermain's Artistic Director, Katherine Owens, opening night will be Today, February 11th with a curtain time of 7:30 pm.  Preview performances will be on February 8th, 9th, and 10th at 7:30 pm. All preview performances are only $15. All evening show times are 7:30 pm with two Sunday matinee performances at 2:00 pm on February 19th and March 5th.  The production will run through March 5th. (more...)

Third CD by Cellist/Composer/Arranger Akua Dixon to Be Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

With her sublime new album, 'Akua's Dance,' cellist Akua Dixon brings her sumptuous sound to the foreground on an array of material encompassing exquisite balladry, the music's deepest roots in African and African-American culture, and instrumental pieces gleaned from Dixon's opera-in-progress. Her label Akua's Music will release the new CD on February 10. (more...)

Third CD by Cellist/Composer/Arranger Akua Dixon to Be Released 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

With her sublime new album, 'Akua's Dance,' cellist Akua Dixon brings her sumptuous sound to the foreground on an array of material encompassing exquisite balladry, the music's deepest roots in African and African-American culture, and instrumental pieces gleaned from Dixon's opera-in-progress. Her label Akua's Music will release the new CD on February 10. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE LION KING's Powerful GYPSY OF THE YEAR Performance
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

At Gypsy of the Year 2016, cast members from The Lion King performed a moving spoken-word piece giving voice to those marginalized by the current political climate performed by cast members Lamar Baylor, Kimberly Marable, Matthew Morgan, Brenda O'Brien and L. Steven Taylor.  (more...)

Dolly Parton Announces Additional Broadcast Partners for Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Several famous names have been added to the growing list of celebrities set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST). (more...)

Dolly Parton, Reba & More to Perform on SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON on GAC, 12/13
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Dolly Parton and a number of her friends, including Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, are set to perform during SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST) on Great American Country (GAC). (more...)

The Dollywood Foundation receives $50,000 from Verizon to aid Tennessee wildfire relief efforts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Rap Radar Podcast Chats HAMILTON with Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Rap Radar Podcast concluded 2016 by chatting with one man who had a pretty great 2016, Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS to Return to the City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Families will join Nancy in a very fancy holiday celebration as Fancy Nancy: Splediferous Christmas plays at the City Theatre from Today, December 16 to Sunday, December 18. (more...)

Dolly Parton, Reba & More to Perform on SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON on GAC, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Dolly Parton and a number of her friends, including Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, are set to perform during SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON: A Benefit for the My People Fund today, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST) on Great American Country (GAC). (more...)

NJPAC Celebrates 50 YEARS OF KWANZAA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Share in the 50th annual celebration of Kwanzaa! at NJPAC beginning Thursday, December 15th until Sunday, December 18th.   NJPAC's Prudential Hall Lobby will be transformed into a Kwanzaa Artisan Marketplace where vendors display creative, unique and one of kind items for everyone's gift-giving needs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WRITTEN ON THE HEART at Burning Coal Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present David Edgar's Written on the Heart, a drama about the creation of the King James Bible. The play will run December 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17, 2016 at 7:30 pm and December 4, 11 and 18th at 2 pm at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

AMELIE Dreams Her Way to Broadway Tonight- Meet the Company!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 3, 2017

The new Broadway musical, Amelie opens today, April 3, at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows below! (more...)

CAGEBIRDS to Make a Break for It at THML Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

New theatre company, THML Theatre Co., presents Cagebirds, a play by David Campton at the Producer's Club's Sonnet Theatre. (more...)

Sonia Aimy's North American Debut Album 'Nigerian Spirit' Out 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

This conviction and vision animate Nigerian Spirit (release date: June 16, 2017), the resulting blend of a childhood in Nigeria, a busy career in jazz and theater in Italy, and a new life in Ontario, where in addition to her performing career, she is launching a new line of jewelry and apparel inspired by her travels. (more...)

CAGEBIRDS Make a Break for it
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

New theatre company, THML Theatre Co., presents Cagebirds, a play by David Campton at the Producer's Club's Sonnet Theatre. This production makes its debut on May 18that 7pm and runs till May 21st. This inaugural play for the company stars a talented and diverse cast with strong female characters prominently featured. (more...)

LET MY PEOPLE GO is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Addiction is one of the most prominent issues society faces and is a complex subject matter. In his new book, Albert Stuart Reece addresses this vast topic by bringing insights from his extensive medical experience in working with addicts. (more...)

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