Tribal Planet Hosts Exclusive Event to Launch Citizen Science Mobile Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016


Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Idina Menzel and More Join LIVE IN THE VINEYARD November Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

"Live In The Vineyard" (LITV) today announced more artists for the eighteenth installment of the exclusive music, food and wine festival, which will include Tony Award winning icon Idina Menzel, Epic Records artist Wrabel, Big Machine Label Group's Drake White and singer-songwriters Brendan James and Zach Heckendorf. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series to Present Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Rat Pack is coming to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center on December 2, 2016 for one performance only. It's a Christmas experience you won't want to miss! (more...)

Abdullah Ibrahim in Four Solo Performances at the Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Following a sold out performance at the Fugard Theatre earlier this year, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present four solo piano concerts by global music icon and South African legend Abdullah Ibrahim. (more...)

Institute For Contemporary Art At Virginia Commonwealth University To Appoint Stephanie Smith As Chief Curator
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) today announced the appointment of Stephanie Smith as its Chief Curator. The new, non-collecting contemporary art institution will open in Richmond in fall 2017. The Chief Curator is a new position in which Smith will manage the expanding curatorial team and work closely with ICA Director Lisa Freiman and the Curator of Education, Johanna Plummer, to realize and demonstrate the ICA's artistic vision. Smith is currently the Chief Curator of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, and will assume her position at the ICA this November. (more...)

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS, Coming to Dubai, Jan. 16-25
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash-hit musical, CATS, is coming to Dubai Opera for a 10-day run January 16-25, 2017.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 11 Year-Old HAMILTON Fan Raps with Javier Munoz at the Broadway Flea Market
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2016

At the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, 11-year-old Hamilton fan Gregory Diaz of New York City performed an impromptu version of 'Cabinet Battle #1' with the show's star, Javier Muñoz. (more...)

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises Record-Setting $782,081 for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

A stunning fall day set the perfect stage September 30, 2016, as Broadway fans searched for endless theatre treasures and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, which raised a record $782,081 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

The Utah Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Utah Symphony announced today that the orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on December 23 and 24, 2016 at Abravanel Hall as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Presents Sold Out Show Featuring Itzhak Pearlman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Richmond Symphony will begin the 2016-17 Season with a sold-out concert featuring legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman on Sun., Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Altria Masterworks concert is presented in partnership with the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center (Weinstein JCC). (more...)

Oscar Winner Hans Zimmer Scores BBC America's Upcoming PLANET EARTH II
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Announced today, Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer's 'Bleeding Fingers Music' has created the score for PLANET EARTH II, the brand new landmark series from the BBC's Natural History Unit. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth II premieres on BBC AMERICA in Winter 2017. (more...)

DRAG WEEK and Anthony Rapp Comes to the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The St. James Studio is delighted to announce that its first ever drag week will take place from 1 - 5 November. Three shows from some of the country's most acclaimed drag performers will take to the studio stage: super-group Denim, androgynous signer Jessica Walker and West End star Ian Stroughair as alter ego Velma Celli. (more...)

Take 6 and The Manhattan Transfer to Play Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Series presents a night with vocal group icons Take 6 and The Manhattan Transfer on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

LOVE JONES THE MUSICAL Comes to New Jersey, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

See Love Jones The Classic 90's Film Turned Musical in Newark or Brooklyn based on Theodore Witcher's 1997 cult classic film where the familiar story is retold in a concert-style setting featuring a star-studded cast including MUSIQ SOULCHILD, CHRISETTE MICHELE, MARSHA AMBROSIUS, DAVE HOLLISTER, RAHEEM DEVAUGHN, MC LYTE and more on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8PM located at Newark Symphony Hall 1020 Broad Street, Newark 07102 & Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 at Kings Theatre located at 1027 Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.  (more...)

Smokey Robinson, Kenny Loggins Set for Annual Little Kids Rock Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Rock and roll royalty filled the majestic Capitale Wednesday night as the national nonprofit, Little Kids Rock, hosted its eighth annual benefit in Lower Manhattan to support public school students and music teachers with donated instruments, curricular resources, and training. (more...)

Full Cast for RANCHO VIEJO Announced - Mark Blum, Bill Buell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for RANCHO VIEJO, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]).  Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, RANCHO VIEJO will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.    (more...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Halloween Performance and Costume Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce a one-night-only Halloween performance and costume contest onMonday, October 31. Audience members are encouraged to don their best Halloween attire and participate in a costume contest judged by cosplay group leaders from Geeks A Gogo, AllGeeks HQ and The Age of Geeks as well as the cast of "Thrones!." In search of the best costume this side of the Seven Kingdoms, attendees have a chance of winning more than $200 in prizes from local vendors such as Chicago Costume, Taboo Tabou, G Boutique and more. The Halloween performance of "Thrones! The Musical Parody" takes place on Monday, October 31 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($20) for the Halloween performance can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or using the promo code COSPLY. (more...)

CMT to Honor Superstar Shania Twain with 'Artist of a Lifetime' Award
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

In honor of her indelible impact and achievements in country music, CMT announced today that country icon Shania Twain will be the first female to receive the prestigious "Artist of a Lifetime" award when CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR, premieres (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Writer Allee Willis to Host 55th Anniversary Bash for La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

La MaMa will celebrate its 55th season with a singular Gala Event like no other on Thursday, November 10 at La MaMa Annex (66 E.4 St.) when the Grammy-winning, co-author of the Tony-winning musical THE COLOR PURPLE and legendary party-hostess Allee Willis throws one of her renowned bashes, created especially as a benefit for La MaMa: BADEYA BABY! or HOW I LEARNED TO LOVE THE THEATRE. (more...)

Il Volo With Special Guest Placido Domingo Release New Album 'Notte Magica' Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Following the success of their July 1 2016 concert in the magical setting of Piazza Santa Croce in Florence, Italy, IL VOLO release their new album Notte Magica A Tribute to The Three Tenorswith special guest, the legendary Plcido Domingo. (more...)

Bud Light Teams With Lady Gaga to Give Fans First Access to New Album 'Joanne'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

As part of Bud Light's ongoing efforts to bring people together, the number one beer in America is partnering with global superstar, Lady Gaga, to give fans a first listen of her new album 'Joanne.' The partnership will come to life through the Bud Light x Lady Gaga Dive Bar Tour, a unique experience where fans will witness small, one-of-a-kind performances of her new album. (more...)

ODYSSEO Announces Final Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Producers of the largest touring production on earth have responded to high demand in the South Bay by offering one last chance for audiences of all ages to experience the beauty and magic of Odysseo. Today, two final weeks are added to the limited run in San Jose, tallying seven weeks of performances on the show calendar. This marks the final extension of the equestrian extravaganza in San Jose. Matinee and evening performances are now scheduled through October 30, 2016. The 65 horses and 48 artists featured in Odysseo will then make their way to Irvine, California, to continue the show's critically acclaimed North American tour. (more...)

LOVE JONES THE MUSICAL Hits Newark, Brooklyn This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

See Love Jones, the classic '90s film-turned musical based on Theodore Witcher's 1997 cult film, in Newark or Brooklyn. The familiar story is retold in a concert-style setting featuring a star-studded cast. (more...)

Planes, Trains & Magic Carpets Set for Freeform's Funday Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Hop on a plane, a dragon, a spaceship, a magic carpet or even a flying elephant and land yourself in front of Freeform's Funday weekend, featuring the network premieres of “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Shrek Forever After,” (more...)

BWW Interviews: Andrea Goss of Roundabout Theatre Company's production of CABARET
by Kathy Strain - Oct 20, 2016

CABARET is a classic musical with a cast of characters that can only be explained by seeing the show firsthand. Originally based on the story by the Christopher Isherwood novel, Goodbye to Berlin, CABARET'S music is written by the multi-talented team of John Kander and Fred Ebb. As part of the 50th Anniversary Season, the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of CABARET is traveling North America. Andrea Goss currently plays the role of Sally Bowles and she shared with BWW her life experiences and how she prepared to play the role. (more...)

Own a Piece of Augusta, GA, History as Interluxe Offers Renowned High Gate Estate for Online Auction October 31st
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


Charlottetown Festival 2017 Will Be a Celebration of Rock, Laughter & Canada's 150th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced a dazzling lineup for next summer's Charlottetown Festival, presented by CIBC. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/19/2016 - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 19, 2016

Today's big news: Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE opens Off-Broadway tonight! (more...)

Laura Osnes, Jackie Burns and More to Join Frank Wildhorn in UK Concert Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The multi Grammy, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn, creator of shows including Jekyll & Hyde, Dracula, Wonderland, Bonnie & Clyde and The Scarlet Pimpernel, will make his UK concert debut in an exclusive engagement for one night only on Tuesday 22 November 2016 at the Palace Theatre Manchester, one of the venues that the UK & European premiere of his Wonderland will play from 24 - 30 April 2017 as part of a UK tour. (more...)

Opera Australia Announces New Auction Items to Benefit CharityBuzz
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Inaugurating a new era in Opera with the announcement of the most over-the-top cultural experience of the moment, Opera Australia is making it possible for travelers to steal the spotlight – bringing consumers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the classic art form from the most spectacular vantage point of all, the stage. This month, Opera Australia is announcing the first two chances for people to unleash their inner diva and get on stage at the iconic Syndey Opera House in 2017 with walk-on-roles in La Bohème. (more...)

Ina Garten Set for Food Channel Special SPECIAL BAREFOOT IN WASHINGTON, 11/5
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Food Network favorite Ina Garten heads back to where her career began, Washington, D.C., for an unforgettable trip that culminates in a once-in-a-lifetime visit with First Lady Michelle Obama in the one-hour special SPECIAL BAREFOOT IN WASHINGTON (more...)

Legendary Violinist Pinchas Zukerman Returns to Sydney to Direct Two Programs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Legendary Israeli violinist Pinchas Zukerman will return to Sydney next month to direct and perform in two programs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, one of which will involve rehearsing and performing onstage with the talented young players in the SSO Fellowship program. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Play Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Following its success in the West End, Las Vegas and on Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet is coming to Birmingham this October.  (more...)

Spend the Night with THE PHANTOMS...UNMASKED! at Miramar Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Miramar Cultural Center (2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL) presents the national touring concert attraction, THE PHANTOMS...UNMASKED! on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 8 PM. (more...)

ACLU of Southern California Teams Up With IfOnly To Offer A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity To Visit The Set Of House Of Cards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


Meghan Trainor & More to Perform at 2016 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

CMT today announced that Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott, pop star Zara Larsson and Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild will join the lineup of performers set to pay tribute to the 2016 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR honorees when the special premieres Thursday, October 20 (more...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the second extension for the Chicago premiere of the hit musical, now playing through January 15, 2017. Written and produced by the creative team behind "Baby Wants Candy" and "50 Shades! The Musical Parody," the sell-out show from Scotland begins as a group of friends gather for the season finale of "Game of Thrones," when they soon realize that one friend has never seen television show. Recounting plot highlights throughout all six seasons-including over 40 characters and 21 original songs-the production is a "hilarious ride that never slows down" (BuzzNews Chicago), detailing the highs and lows of the hit HBO series. Tickets ($36 - $59) for the extension go on sale Friday, October 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or visiting (more...)

ESPN2's FIRST TAKE Launches 'First Take, Your Take' Viewer Contest
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Starting today, ESPN2's FIRST TAKE has launched the “First Take, Your Take” viewer contest offering two winning fans the chance to debate Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman on national television. (more...)

International Money Transfer Is a Simple Click Away
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016


Mark Jacoby to Lead BROADWAY'S ONE HIT WONDERS at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Broadway's One Hit Wonders is set for Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 W. 67th St., NYC) on Monday, Nov 14 at 7:30 pm and Tuesday, Nov 15 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: This is the Moment For Getting to Know Kelli O'Hara in Her Enchanted Evening
by Gil Kaan - Oct 12, 2016

Any Broadway musical aficionado will be very familiar with the mere mention of Kelli O'Hara. Since landing her first Broadway role in JEKYLL & HYDE in 2000, Kelli has become the go-to staple for strong, three-dimensional women - who just happens to possess the voice of an angel. Long overdue for her Tony Award recognition, her name was called for her role in THE KING & I. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces Casting for Upcoming Fundraiser Gala, THE BASH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

 Zawe Ashton, Kenneth Cranham,Aimee Ffion-Edwards, Deborah Findlay,  Harry Haddon-Patten, Lesley Manville, Kika Markham, Wunmi Mosaku, Kate O'Flynn, Maxine Peake, Stephen Rea,Lesley Sharp, Andrew Scott and Meera Syal to appear in The Bash at the Royal Court Theatre Wednesday 2 November 2016. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension and Change in Schedule at Apollo Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the second extension for the Chicago premiere of the hit musical, now playing through January 15, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' RANCHO VIEJO
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 11, 2016

Playwrights Horizons will soon presnt Rancho Viejo, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, Rancho Viejo will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

SEESO Greenlights Paul Reiser's Coming of Age Series THERE'S...JOHNNY!'
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Seeso today announced the greenlighting of “THERE'S… JOHNNY!,” an eight episode comedy series set behind the scenes at “THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON.” (more...)

New Turbo-Charged Episodes of CNBC's JAY LENO'S GARAGE Premiere 11/9
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

CNBC'sJAY LENO'S GARAGE is back in high gear premiering Wednesday, November 9 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC. (more...)

Sandals Resorts International And CMT After MidNite With Cody Alan Host First Story Behind The Songs Concert Featuring Lee Brice, Jerrod Niemann And Dylan Scott At Beache
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016


Sydney Symphony Orchestra Announces HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra announced today that they will perform Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on the 27 & 28th of April as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.  Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams' unforgettable score. Tickets go on sale Saturday 15 October at 9am via and (02) 8215 4600. (more...)

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