Rocknoceros Rocks Our Nation's Capital with Free Shows This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Washington, DC's award-winning power pop trio for kids and families -- Rocknoceros -- will rock our nation's capital with two free shows for families at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 17 (more...)

Grab a Stein and Celebrate Oktoberfest at Harrah's Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

?Strap on your lederhosen and grab a beer, its Oktoberfest time. Las Vegas is joining in the German tradition with events at The LINQ Hotel & Casino and Harrah's Las Vegas. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

The producers of the critically-acclaimed new play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY announced today that the hit play written by and starring James Lecesne will extend its engagement and now play through Sunday, October 18 at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). A complete national tour schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Honor Eve Ensler Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The producers of the critically-acclaimed new play The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey announced today that Tony Award winning playwright, performer and activist Eve Ensler will be the next recipient of the Absolute Brightness Award. The award, previously awarded to LGBT civil rights hero Edie Windsor and Tony Award Winner and activist Alan Cumming, is given to a unique individual who is a shining beacon in their community, and an inspiration to live as your truest self. Ms. Ensler will be given the Absolute Brightness Award after the evening performance on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). (more...)

PHOTO: Meet Disney's Next Princess & Star of Upcoming Animated Film MOANA; Lin-Manuel Miranda to Provide Music
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

PEOPLE has shared an exclusive first look at the next Disney princess for the studio's highly anticipated animated movie MOANA (more...)

Ron Leshnower Releases New Interpretation of Israel's National Anthem 'Hatikvah'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

On the heels of 'Ma Tovu', composer Ron Leshnower returns with a new choral-orchestral interpretation of 'Hatikvah' ('The Hope'), the official national anthem of Israel. (more...)

Bryce Halliday to Tour New Solo Show in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Bryce Halliday returns to Melbourne for two nights at Dr Sugar. With a new show that fuses stand up comedy with sound art. Using only a keyboard, an ukulele, and over 130 sound effects launched live on stage. (more...)

Off-Broadway's ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Puts Out #BrighterThanBullies Challenge for World Day of Bullying Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, the hit play written by and starring James Lecesne about an LGBT youth who chose to shine brighter than bullies, will lead the charge in the Broadway and Off-Broadway community to be #BrighterThanBullies in celebration of Stomp Out Bullying's Blue Shirt Day, the seventh annual World Day of Bully Prevention on Monday, October 5, 2015.  (more...)

Grab a Stein and Celebrate Oktoberfest at Harrah's Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

?Strap on your lederhosen and grab a beer, its Oktoberfest time. Las Vegas is joining in the German tradition with events at The LINQ Hotel & Casino and Harrah's Las Vegas. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Headed to Los Angeles in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The producers of the critically-acclaimed new play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY announced today that the play written by and starring James Lecesne will play a strictly limited three week engagement in Los Angeles from Wednesday, January 13, 2016 through Sunday, January 31, 2016 as a guest production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre (9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City).  The hit play ends its Off-Broadway engagement Sunday, October 18, 2015 at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). (more...)

Rocknoceros Rings in the New Year for Families 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Washington, DC's award-winning power pop trio for kids and families -- Rocknoceros -- will ring out 2015 and welcome 2016 in grand style with their 9th annual New Year's Eve parties for families (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Cow's THE SECRET GARDEN is Bleak, Uninspired Adaptation
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 25, 2015

Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved novel THE SECRET GARDEN has been thrilling the imaginations of readers young and old since 1911, and in 1991 Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's musical adaptation won three Tony Awards, bringing the classic story to life in a brand new way. Their musical, which is playing at Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre through December 20th, thrived on Broadway, and regionally ever since, because of its soaring music, life-affirming story, and the creativity that its magical world allows. Unfortunately, directed by Aradhana Tiwari, Mad Cow's production squanders a universally talented cast on a bleak and bland vision that lacks the magic and imagination that the story, on both page and stage, has inspired for over a century. (more...)

James Lecesne to Offer SOLO STORY WORKSHOP This December at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company launches its new Master Class Series with THE SOLO STORY WORKSHOP, a three-day intensive workshop with award-winning writer and actor James Lecesne, to be held December 11-13 at Abingdon Theatre Company (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Rocknoceros Rings in the Holidays with Festive Family Sing-Alongs This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Washington, DC's award-winning power pop trio for kids and families -- Rocknoceros -- will ring in the holidays with three days of festive family sing-alongs! (more...)

Jake Bugg to Headline The Showbox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

STG & AEG will welcome Jake Bugg to The Showbox on September 8, 2016 at 8:30PM. (more...)

92Y to Host One-Night-Only Performance of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

In honor of NYC Pride 2016, 92Y presents a one-night-only performance of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, the award-winning play written and performed by James Lecesne, directed by Tony Speciale, with original music by Spring Awakening's Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik. The play has scenic design by Jo Winiarski, lighting design by Matt Richards, sound design by Christian Frederickson, projection design by Aaron Rhyne, original animation & photography by Matthew Sandager, and costumes by Paul Marlow. (more...)

ShazamFest to Kick Off Second Decade with International-Caliber Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Barnston West, QC -- Following last summer's 10-year anniversary blowout, ShazamFest is more eager than ever to kick off a second decade of international-caliber fanfare! Set in the pristine surroundings of Founder/Director Ziv Przytyk's multi-generational organic farm, this year's 11th edition (July 14 to 17, 2016) promises to propel ShazamFest into a new era of countryside entertainment, with an eclectic lineup of musical performances, artistic showcases and athletic demonstrations that embody the whimsical spirit at the heart of the festival. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Present ELLIS ISLAND at The Grand Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

?Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theater for young audiences presents "Ellis Island: Gateway to America" at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, DE on Wednesday, March 6 at 9:30 am and 12:00 noon. (more...)

Leo Sayer and Lulu Announce Upcoming Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

Two of the great voices of British pop, Leo Sayer and Lulu, are joining together for the first time for a tour of Australia.  (more...)

BWW Review: Let Us Sit and Tell Sad Stories of THE DEATH OF KINGS
by Maggie Yates - Mar 4, 2016

Death of Kings weaves Richard II, Henry IV (parts 1 and 2), Henry V, Henry VI (parts 1, 2, and 3), and Richard III, into a fast-moving onslaught of conflict and mayhem that ceaselessly emphasizes the play's theme and title: the succession of royal lineage via death, murder, and dethronement. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Present ALICE IN WONDERLAND as Part of NTJA Stages Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy-nominated and award-winning theater for young audiences performs "Alice in Wonderland" at multiple locations during the month of March as part of the NJ Theatre Alliance's "Stages Festival 2016." Performances offered free to the public will take place at the Ocean County Library branches of Toms River (Weds, March 9 at 6:30 pm), Brick (Mon, March 21 at 6:30 pm), Stafford (Sat, March 26 at 2:00 pm), and Point Pleasant Beach (March 30 at 3:00 pm). (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Continue Season with Solo Festival ONE FOR ALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season continues with ONE FOR ALL: A Solo Artists Festival celebrating the amazing diversity of solo performers in the Bay Area. DMT's two-week solo theatre festival features nine different solo artists, April 8 through April 17, 2016, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. Tickets are $20 general admission, children under 12 are $5, and are available through the Box Office at (510) 881-6777 or online at www.dmtonline.org. (more...)

The MAC Sets 2016-16 Performing Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 Season Performance Series. Subscriptions are on sale now for an exciting selection of music, dance, theater, comedy and literature events showcasing a roster of world-class headliners. Single tickets go on sale at the Box Office Saturday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. (more...)

First Look - Poster Art Revealed for Disney's MOANA; Teaser Trailer Out 6/12
by Movies News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson took to Instagram today to share a first look at poster art for the highly anticipated Disney animated feature film MOANA. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Stage PETER AND THE WOLF at Chevron Family Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, 'Peter and the Wolf' on Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at The Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look & Listen for Disney's MOANA, ft. Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Below, check out the first official teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Disney animated feature film MOANA. HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda provides the music anlong with Opetaia Foa'l and Mark Mancina. (more...)

First Look: Nicole Scherzinger Joins Voice Cast of Disney's MOANA
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The highly anticipated Disney animated feature film MOANA, with music from HAMILTON Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and featuring fellow stage star Phillipa Soo, includes another stage vet in its voice cast: Nicole Scherzinger. (more...)

Photo Flash: Voice Talents & Character Images for Disney's MOANA Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios' MOANA which opens in theaters nationwide on Nov. 23, 2016, features a dynamic roster of characters brought to life by a talented group of actors. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring PETER AND THE WOLF to Premiere Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, 'Peter and the Wolf' on Wednesday, July 27 at 10:30 am at The Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union NJ. (more...)

VIDEO: International Trailer for Disney's MOANA, ft. Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Movies News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Below, check out an all-new international trailer for the highly anticipated Disney animated feature film MOANA. Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda provides some of the music for the film along with Opetaia Foa'l and Mark Mancina. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares First Footage of Disney's Animated Adventure MOANA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda, who will provide music for the new animated film, shared the first footage from the film on Facebook. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring ALICE IN WONDERLAND to NYC and Millville, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

?Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy-nominated and award-winning theater for young audiences performs "Alice in Wonderland" at Tribeca Performing Arts Center in Manhattan on Saturday, February 27 (1:30 pm) and at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center (WheatonArts) in Millville, NJ on Sunday February 28 (2:00 pm).. (more...)

LXV Outdoor Launches KM Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

RENO, Nev., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ LXV Outdoor is bringing stand-up paddleboard company KM Hawaii under its outdoor sports umbrella. They will have the rights to all KM Hawaii SUP boards and products while founder and owner Brett Huf continues developing the brand and designing boards. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Present PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences presents "Peter and the Wolf" on Saturday, March 5 at 11:00 a.m. at Point Pleasant Borough Branch, Ocean County Library and on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:00 pm at Vineland Public Library. The performances are presented free to the public as part of the NJ Theatre Alliance's 19th Annual Stages Festival. (more...)

Timo Andres & Gabriel Kahane to Perform at Zankel Hall, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents a joint concert by Timo Andres and Gabriel Kahane-composers, performers, and long-time friends-on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. The program encompasses music from the past four centuries with vocal and piano works by J.S. Bach, Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten, Jerome Kern, Thomas Ades, and Andrew Norman, along with the New York premieres of new works the composers have written for each other. A pre-concert talk will be held in Zankel Hall with Kahane, Andres, and Jeremy Geffen, Director of Artistic Planning at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Abingdon to Continue Master Class Series with THE STORY WORKSHOP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Master Class Series with THE STORY WORKSHOP, a three-day intensive workshop with award-winning  writer and actor James Lecesne, whose work includes the Off-Broadway hits The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey and Word of Mouth. The master class is set for March 18-20 at Abingdon Theatre Company (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Highlights of the tour include a five-night run at Birdland in New York City, with appearances at major performing arts centers and colleges in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Ellyn Marie Marsh and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, December 23 - January 3. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor, will have a limited 23 performance engagement at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Wednesday, January 13 to Sunday, January 31, 2016 (press opening Thursday January 14). (more...)

Morrison Center presents The Monkees - Good Times: The 50th Anniversary Tour, BODYTRAFFIC, and the Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Morrison Center is excited to announce five new and diverse offerings, including The Monkees, BODYTRAFFIC, and the signature Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series. These performances provide an opportunity to experience the magic of live, professional entertainment at highly affordable prices in a one-of-a-kind facility. As the premier performing arts center of Idaho, the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts is committed to providing access and opportunity to all socio-economic levels via highly affordable ticket pricing, as well as a limited supply of complimentary tickets to qualified non-profits that serve children and families in need. Study guides are available for each of the three family performances and can be found on our Education Page. Additional support for all five shows provided by the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Teaser for Disney's MOANA with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda!
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2016

Below, check out a newly released TV spot for for the highly anticipated Disney animated feature film MOANA that aired during the Olympics tonight. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Lin-Manuel's Disney Sing-a-long with The Rock
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2016

Last week, Lin-Manuel Miranda took over Dsney's Instagram as part of the promotion for his new film, Moana. Being an admitted nerd of all things Disney, Miranda took the opportunity to duet on some Disney classics with friends throughout the day. One of the day's participants, The Rock, took to Instagram today to share a behind the scenes look at the twosome's cover of 'Gaston' from Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

Multi-Instrumentalist Blair Bryant Shines on Debut CD GOLD, Out Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

'Lift Off,' the lead track and latest single to Blair Bryant's first full length album and debut for Innervision Records titled Gold, is a dynamic start to a joyously melodic and grooving journey by an artist whose vibe and multitude of talents as a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has earned acclaim and heavy predictions of success by rock, blues, R&B and contemporary jazz greats like Keb' Mo, Jimmy Jam, Nick Colionne and new label mate Blake Aaron. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Council to Honor Suzan-Lori Parks, Ben Lovett at 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3rd, at 26 Bridge, Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) will celebrate 50 years of supporting Brooklyn's diverse creative and cultural community. (more...)

BWW Review: M.A.D. Theatre of Tampa Presents the Quirky [TITLE OF SHOW] at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Apr 4, 2016

M.A.D. likes to push the envelope, and with Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell's humorous cult classic, they have gleefully ripped up that envelope and stomped it to the ground. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring PETER AND THE WOLF to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences performs their beloved 'Peter and the Wolf' on Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m. at Landmark on Main Street - Jeanne Rimsky Theatre in Port Washington NY. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Council Celebrates 50 Years With ALIVE WITH ART Party, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3rd, at 26 Bridge, Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) and Communion Presents will celebrate BAC's 50 years of supporting Brooklyn's diverse creative and cultural community with an after party for Alive with Art. The Alive with Art After Party will feature performances by artists Rachel Brown and The Bones of J.R. Jones. All proceeds will benefit Brooklyn Arts Council. (more...)

Steve Nicholson's Story of Censorship Wins 2016 Theatre Book Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Last year's best book about British theatre, according to the judges of this year's Theatre Book Prize, was a fascinating study based on the files from the Lord Chamberlain's Office now held in the British Library. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Coming to Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Bay Street Theater will welcome THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY as a Special Mainstage Bonus Production this summer. The one-man play will run one week only from July 18 through July 24. (more...)

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