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BWW Interview - Special CATS Debut of the Month Series: Daniel Gaymon
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 9, 2016

This month, BWW's Debut of the Month column features four of the talented actors who are making their Broadway debuts in the exciting revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical CATS. Today we speak with Daniel Gaymon, who makes his Broadway debut in the dual role of  Plato/Macavity (more...)

The Salon/Sanctuary Announces 2016 – 2017 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Joining the world-wide 500th anniversary commemorations of the creation in Venice of the world's first ghetto, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts' eighth season explores the musical worlds shaped by ancestors and descendents of exiles. From Esther to Shylock, from Troubadors to Dowland, we glimpse at fault lines of acceptance refracted through the prism of music. (more...)

Infrared Heaters Industry: Global Consumption Value, Sales and Key Companies Profile 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016


BWW Preview: SISTER ACT -- THE MUSICAL at Arvada Center For The Arts And Humanities
by Robert Bogin - Sep 3, 2016

Singing gangsters and nuns are taking the stage -- together - at the Arvada Center. (more...)

Theatre in Historic Places: OKTOBERFEST THE MUSICAL at the Crest Theatre
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 28, 2016

Frances Seymour Fonda, actor Henry Fonda's second wife, was only 32 years old when the theater she commissioned architect Arthur W. Hawes to build opened in December of 1940. Originally known as the Westwood Theater, it was designed to be a performance space for live productions and for a short time it did fulfill that mission. Across town, movie musicals like Busby Berkeley's Strike Up the Band and Down Argentine Way were becoming box office hits as Tinseltown capitalized on the popularity of established young stars such as Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney and soon-to-be stars like pin-up girl Betty Grable and Carmen Miranda. (more...)

Suspense on Stage this Fall, as MRT Presents ABIGAIL/1702
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

This fall Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) presents the regional premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's 'Abigail/1702', the haunting play that asks what might have happened ten years after the Salem witch trials. At the center of the story is Abigail Williams, the young accuser of 1692's Salem Village, as she tries to begin a new life after the hysteria has subsided-yet remains haunted at every turn by terrors of the past. Tlaloc Rivas directs. (more...)

Charlie Sheen to Star in New Crackle Original Film MAD FAMILIES
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Crackle, Sony's streaming network, today announced that Charlie Sheen has signed on to star and executive produce the network's original movie, MAD FAMILIES, which began production in Los Angeles last week. (more...)

18th Telluride by the Sea Festival to Bring LA LA LAND & More to The Music Hall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The secret is out: six diverse, original films with international casts of both seasoned actors and fresh new faces, directed by some of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers, are coming to The Music Hall's Telluride by the Sea Festival in Portsmouth, New Hampshire-transforming the charming Seacoast town into a mecca for cinephiles for three exciting days, Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18, 2016. (more...)

RAGTIME Releases Its First Picture - Meet Coalhouse Walker Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Ako Mitchell stars as Harlem musician Coalhouse Walker Jr., one of the central characters in the musical 'Ragtime'. This stunning new actor-musician version, with a cast led by West End and Broadway stars EARL CARPENTER and  ANITA LOUISE COMB, will follow critically acclaimed 'Titanic' as the second in-house production at Charing Cross Theatre. (more...)

Bear's Den's Sold-Out U.S. Tour Kicks Off; Set for U.S. TV Debut on CBS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Bear's Den will make their U.S. network television debut on “CBS This Morning: Saturday” on October 15. The band will perform “Red Earth & Pouring Rain,” “Dew On The Vine” and “Emeralds” as part of CBS' “Saturday Sessions” segment. (more...)

Scoop: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION on FOX - Monday, September 12, 2016
by - Sep 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION, airing on FOX on Monday, September 12, 2016! (more...)

Jan Needle Releases New Satire, THE RISE OF RONALD T. RUMP, Based on WIND IN THE WILLOWS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Jan Needle has written more than 50 books, as well as plays for stage, television and radio. His thriller Kicking Off was serialized for TV as Underbelly, and several others have also been televised. As well as thrillers, he writes highly acclaimed historical naval fiction, and has just finished a third series of novellas based around Nelson's life. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The ENO Returns with Puccini's TOSCA
by Roy Tan - Oct 4, 2016

Opera singer Tosca's love for artist Cavaradossi knows no compromise. But with Rome in turmoil, the personal becomes political. Sadistic police chief Scarpia wants Tosca for himself - and, to his manipulative mind, nothing could be easier than turning the very strength of her passion to his own advantage. (more...)

Emma Rice and Michael Morpurgo's '946' to Make American Premiere at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Berkeley Rep today announced the American premiere of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips adapted by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) and Emma Rice, with Rice also directing. (more...)

'Gangster Redemption' Author Larry Lawton Discusses His Reality Check Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Larry Lawton brings the most informative, inspirational, educational, motivational and entertaining presentations to audiences throughout the United States and abroad. Businesses, Schools, Churches, Law Enforcement and Community Organizations bring Larry in as he has a unique way of connecting with audiences.  (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse Sculpts "House of Wax," Downtown Brooklyn's Most Unique Bar & Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

With the opening of Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn Friday, October 28th at 445 Albee Square West, also comes the opening of Brooklyn's newest, most curious full service bar: House of Wax. While the stand-alone bar is housed in the Alamo Drafthouse cinema, and will be without a doubt the best spot for movie pre-gaming and post-mortems, House of Wax is a destination and experience all its own. (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

BWW Review: New England Premiere of ABIGAIL/1702 Fits the Season
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 22, 2016

ABIGAIL/1702 is playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's exploration of the aftermath of the 1692 Salem witch trials. Merrimack Repertory Theatre and Director Tlaloc Rivas push all the right buttons to give the audience a scary ride. The outstanding design elements create an atmosphere that is spooky on many levels, and Rachel Napoleon is convincing as the troubled young accuser trying to escape her past. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The Belasco Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Oct 20, 2016

Have you ever wanted to spend time with Stephen Sondheim in the lobby during one of his shows? Did you know that Patti LuPone once had a Broadway ghostly encounter? Have you wondered what it was like to be in the landmark Broadway premiere of Angels in America? (more...)

Bear's Den Make U.S. TV Debut on CBS THIS MORNING; Launching Tour This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Acclaimed U.K. band Bear's Den made their U.S. network television debut on 'CBS This Morning: Saturday,' with performances of 'Red Earth & Pouring Rain,' 'Dew On The Vine' and 'Emeralds.' (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's SHERLOCK HOLMES Moves into its Final Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Mixing the cunning of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's mastermind detective with the sharp wit of playwright Oscar Wilde Centenary Stage Company's Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily moves into its final weekend on the Sitnik Stage. (more...)

Bear's Den Make U.S. Network TV Debut; Confirms U.S. Tour in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Acclaimed U.K. band Bear's Den made their U.S. network television debut on “CBS This Morning: Saturday,” with performances of “Red Earth & Pouring Rain,” “Dew On The Vine” and “Emeralds.” (more...)

T.V. Appearance for Australian Underdog Rising to Success
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016


by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Running now till October 23, Centenary Stage Company brings to life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's mastermind detective Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center and audiences are raving.  "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily was wonderful; probably the best production I've seen in the last three years. It is well cast with excellent acting. The writing was superb and on a par with a true Sherlock Holmes mystery. Go see it. No, don't just see it, observe it." - Bronc Radak, audience member (more...)

Something Is Beginning! RAGTIME to Open in London Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

It was the music of something beginning... Ragtime, the landmark Broadway musical, will play the Charing Cross Theatre (The Arches, Villiers Street), in London's West End, beginning October 8th and run through December 10th in a strictly limited engagement. Opening night is set for October 17th. (more...)

BWW Interview: The World Changes. Do Broadway's Longest Running Hits? Updates From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CHICAGO and THE LION KING
by Michael Dale - Jul 9, 2016

How do hit Broadway musicals stay fresh after running for two decades? (more...)

ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD Arrives at Rockdale Opera Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

With an original libretto by Hector Cremieux and Ludovac Halevy and now directed by Ralph Bott and orchestrated by Jon Smith, this version is based on 2nd version, of 1874. The sub-title is Opera Feerie which translates as "extravaganza", and in 1874 it was an absolute extravaganza. The cast was comprised of 42 named principals; 100 choristers (men, women and children), and sufficient dancers for four Grand Ballets (10 Principals, 16 corphees and 60 dames des corps de ballet) … A grand total of 228 performers Offenbach's comic, bitingly satirical, witty and occasionally "naughty" parody of the tragic Orpheus legend involving the Mount Olympus Gods of classical Greek mythology is a farcical, merry romp that has delighted audiences the world over since its Paris premiere in 1858. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK at the Fulton Delivers Fun Life Lessons
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 8, 2016

Randall Frizado directs a short, fun-filled version of the children's production of SHREK: THE MUSICAL with a top-notch veteran Shrek and Donkey pair. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Stage Door Records' compilation CD LOST WEST END 2 - LONDON'S FORGOTTEN MUSICALS is released in stores today July 29th. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Prom Queen: The Musical at Segal Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The Segal Centre is proud to announce the 18 person cast of their upcoming world premiere, Prom Queen: The Musical written by Kent Staines with lyrics by Akiva Romer-Segal and music by Colleen Dauncey. This original Canadian production will be directed by Marcia Kash and is developed in association with Producer Mary Young Leckie. Inspired by the incredible, true story of Marc Hall, the Ontario teenager who took his Catholic School Board to court when they refused to let him attend prom with his boyfriend, the highly-anticipated new musical will feature both fresh and familiar faces at the Segal Centre fromOctober 27 to November 20, 2016. (more...)

The OSM garners its First ECHO Klassik Award for L'AIGLON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Orchestre symphonique de Montreal is proud to announce that its complete recorded performance of L'Aiglon has won the ECHO Klassik, Germany's most esteemed classical music award, in the category "Opera recording (20th/21st century music)." The world premiere recording of this lyric drama by Honegger and Ibert marks the renewal of a historic partnership between the OSM and the prestigious Decca record company. (more...)

Jennifer Lopez to Present New NBC Competition Series WORLD OF DANCE; Now Casting!
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

NBC, Universal Television Alternative Studios and Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions are stepping on to the dance floor with a 10-episode order for WORLD OF DANCE, an unparalleled dance competition series where the winner will receive a life-altering grand prize of $1 million. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: I've Always Had A Dream From The Upcoming LOST WEST END 2 Album
by Edward Baker - Jul 18, 2016

Stage Door Records are pleased to make available a 'first listen' of the complete track 'I've Always Had A Dream' from the forthcoming album 'Lost West End 2'. The song is from the 1977 musical 'Drake's Dream' which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on December 7th 1977 and ran for 82 performances. The track is performed by leading actor / singer (and former lead vocalist of Manfred Mann) Paul Jones. (more...)

TV One to Premiere New Romantic Comedy A WEEKEND WITH THE FAMILY, 7/17
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

TV One offers a comedic look about acceptance and the importance of family with the television debut of new original movie A WEEKEND WITH THE FAMILY this Sunday, July 17 (more...)

Stage Vet Anastasia Barzee Nabs Recurring Role on The CW's BEAUTY & THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

TV, film and Broadway actress Anastasia Barzee begins a major recurring role in the final season of The CW's four-time People's Choice Award-winning series BEAUTY & THE BEAST, beginning July 21, 2016. Barzee plays Special Agent Olivia Dylan of Homeland Security. (more...)

New Book Shares 'Napoleon's History of Australia'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Researching her family genealogy and finding her father's diary led author D. Y. Gilbert to write 'Napoleon's History of Australia' (published by Xlibris AU). This book reveals history seen through the eyes of five generations. (more...)

The Adobe Theater and ABQStages Co-Present Concert Version of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY to Benefit The Matthew Naegeli Scholarship Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The multiple Award-winning On the Twentieth Century, the Cy Coleman-Betty Comden-Adolph Green musical will be performed in a Staged Concert Version, directed and choreographed by Hal Simons. (more...)

Owen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Iridium has announced its upcoming fall shows! (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Casting for GOOD CANARY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces full casting for Zach Helm's Good Canary, directed by Award winning actor and director, John Malkovich. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre to Present THE ROTHSCHILDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Stage Door Theatre's September production is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the fascinating story of one family's rise from the ghettos of late eighteenth century Germany to domination of the European financial community and the loftiest echelons of society.  The Rothschilds will open on September 2nd and run through October 16th in the theatre's large auditorium. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Presents THE DUKE BY SH"N DALE-JONES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Royal Court Theatre will host four performances of Shon Dale-Jones' new solo show The Duke at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in November 2016. The Duke is produced by Hoipolloi, PBJ Management and Theatre Royal Plymouth in association with Save the Children. The production opens at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe today. (more...)

Music Director Thierry Fischer opens Utah Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The Utah Symphony's 2016-17 season begins this September with two Beethoven Piano Concerti in two weekends featuring award-winning pianists Jonathan Biss and Emanuel Ax. Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony in both performances in Abravanel Hall as part of the 2016-17 O.C. Tanner Company Masterworks Series. Tickets start at $21 and can be purchased at or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Miami Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA at South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Miami Lyric Opera will present TOSCA this month at South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center.  (more...)

Earl Carpenter and Anita Louise Combe Lead RAGTIME at Charing Cross Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 22, 2016

Earl Carpenter, who starred in the West End and on Broadway as The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera and Inspector Javert in Les Miserables, and West End star Anita Louise Combe, Tessie Tura in Gypsy at the Savoy Theatre and both Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly in Chicago, are to head the cast of a major new actor-musician production of RAGTIME. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

In his new book, 'Standing Tall: Acquiring the 13 Riches of Life Effortlessly', Mark Januszewski shares the Seven Ancient Verities along with a workbook that yielded lasting wealth unilaterally. Mastering the Verities and following the worksheets a few minutes a day took Mark from bankrupt to living beachfront on Kauai, Hawaii. Januszewski details the 'Seven Ancient Verities' that have been passed down from generation to generation, providing a roadmap to success that has withstood the test of time. (more...)

BWW Review: Passions Blaze in Union Avenue's TOSCA
by Steve Callahan - Aug 2, 2016

The Union Avenue Opera just keeps presenting wonders! Their current production, Puccini's 'Tosca', is among the very best of their best-musically, vocally and in production values. (more...)

The Turtles Rule Again in the Best Family Action Movie of the Year, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS, Arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD September 20,
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016


Haylie Duff to Hit the Road in New Cooking Channel Series HAYLIE'S AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Come along on the eight half-hour episodes of HAYLIE'S AMERICA, beginning on Thursday, September 8th. (more...)

Haylie Duff Hits the Road on New Cooking Channel Series HAYLIE'S AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

For the past year Haylie Duff has juggled being a new mom with an acting career and keeping up her successful food blog, The Real Girl's Kitchen. Now, her busy schedule is bringing her across the country to Austin, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, and Santa Barbara but Haylie does not believe in a trip that is all work and no play. In each new city, she makes time for food-filled adventures and reconnecting with friends and family. Come along on the eight half-hour episodes of Haylie's America, beginning on Thursday, September 8th at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT on Cooking Channel, as Haylie explores trendy new hot spots, old-school mainstays, and everything tasty in between. The fun and adventure are non-stop, with each place she visits more delicious than the last! (more...)

BWW Preview: Chaz Robinson Releases CHAZ Debut Album and is Featured in Disney Springs
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 12, 2016

Chaz Robinson, the 26 year-old international recording artist has been chosen to perform at Disney Springs and has released his debut album, 'Chaz.' (more...)

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