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Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace Announces 2017 Season
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber today announces plans for The Other Palace, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group. The Other Palace is situated less than 100 yards from Buckingham Palace and close to the Victoria Palace, hence its name. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Headlines First Major London Production of THE WILD PARTY
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

As Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party will receive its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Saturday 11 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. Directed and choreographed by 2016 Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie and starring Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle, The Wild Party will be the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly St. James Theatre, when it reopens in February 2017 as the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group and a home for new musical theatre. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance Presents George Orwell's 1984
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

"War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery and Ignorance is Strength."  Greenway Arts Alliance Presents: George Orwell's 1984, directed by Kate Jopson as the first production of their novel to stage program Greenway Reads. 300 Fairfax High School students are reading the novel and will attend matinee's of the theatrical production. The adaptation by Alan Lyddiard creates an interactive and engaging experience for audience members. Jopson said, "We're trying to create an immersive experience. The elements of the play and its themes are all around us in the real world. We try to emphasize that and as soon as you arrive at the theater there's not anywhere you're not in the set of 1984, even in the lobby and bathrooms."   (more...)

Theatre In Paris Presents Most Parisian Experience
by Molly Tracy - Oct 4, 2016

After a thriving summer during which our hit comedies Addition and Moliere in Spite of Myself attracted hundreds of international theatregoers,Theatre in Paris announces the opening of the 2016-2017 season with five brand new productions. We have selected a wide variety of plays and musicals in French and have made them available to English-speaking audiences. Thanks to our exclusive translation service, anglophone spectateurs can experience an authentic Parisian night out, and will have the opportunity to discover the best shows Paris has to offer, all whilst understanding every word with our English translations or 'surtitles' projected above the stage in real-time.  (more...)

Christina Bianco to Premiere O COME, ALL YE DIVAS, at Charing Cross Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

A star of Forbidden Broadway in New York and the West End, she will now premiere her special festive spectacular, O COME, ALL YE DIVAS, at Charing Cross Theatre for 15 performances from Tuesday 20 December to Saturday 7 January. (more...)

Paula Vogel's INDECENT Finds Broadway Home, Locks in Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

INDECENT - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre - will premiere on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), this spring. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 30, 2016
by - Oct 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning Director Howard Davies Passes Away at 71
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

According to BBC News, Olivier Award-winning director Howard Davies passed away yesterday. He was 71 years old. (more...)

Official: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Will Open on Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

INDECENT - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre - will premiere on Broadway this spring. (more...)

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma (Sede Culturale Ambasciata Argentina in Italia) il Musical  'Evita' con Malika Ayane, regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo. (more...)

NELL GWYNN Returns to Shakespeare's Globe Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces that following its UK tour, Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role, returns to Shakespeare's Globe for a two week run from 2 - 13 May 2017.  (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The 2017 Adelaide Festival Centre Season has all the perennial favourites and much-loved festivals, mixed in with a host of exciting new productions and events in what promises to be a great year of music, theatre, dance and exhibitions. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen, Alastair Brookshaw & More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Scarlett Strallen (Amalia Balash) will be joined by Alastair Brookshaw (Ladislav Sipos), Les Dennis (Mr Maraczek), Callum Howells (Arpad Laszlo), Katherine Kingsley(Ilona Ritter), Dominic Tighe (Steven Kodaly) and Mark Umbers (Georg Nowack), with Rachel Bingham, Peter Dukes, Luke Fetherston, Olivia Fines, Aimee Hodnett, Sarah-Marie Maxwell and Vincent Pirillo for the company's major revival of She Loves Me this Christmas. The production reunites Strallen with director Matthew White, following their previous collaboration at the Menier on Candide. The production opens on 7 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 5 March 2017. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Review: Anne Carrere is Arc De Triumphant in PIAF!
by Herbert Paine - Oct 24, 2016

On her worldwide way to the Big Apple and the 60th Anniversary in January 2017 of Edith Piaf's final Carnegie Hall performance, Anne Carrere has become a legend in her own right, interpreting the Little Sparrow's iconic songs with a mix of supersonic vocals and endearing countenance in Piaf! THE SHOW. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Kate Ceberano And Paul Grabowsky Present A Live And Loose Concert of LOVE SONGS at City Recital Hall
by Jade Kops - Oct 23, 2016

Australian singer Kate Ceberano has paired with ARIA and Helpmann Award winning pianist Paul Grabowsky to share their LOVE SONGS concert with City Recital Hall. (more...)

Welsh Diva Iris Williams to Return to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Metropolitan Room for one night only on October 22 at 7pm, direct from her performance interpreting Sondheim at the Cabaret Convention on October 19. (more...)

Labyrinth Dance Theater Announces Sasha Spielvogel's Critically Acclaimed NOOR 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Sasha Spielvogel's critically acclaimed NOOR returns to the stage for one performance only at 3:30PM on November 13, 2016, at the Saint Mark's Church in heart of New York City's East Village. Felicia Norton performs her role as Noor, and writer Sasha Spielvogel will once again direct the performance. (more...)

Scottsdale Arts Shines the Spotlight on France
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the internationally acclaimed Piaf! The Show on Today, Oct. 22, as part of its 2016-17 Discovery Series exploring the arts and culture of France. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch the 12:15 PM lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Admission to the 30 minute events are free, but a free-will offering will benefit the DC Youth Orchestra Program, where Mr. Frazier is an Artist-in-Residence.  (more...)

JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL & LIVING IN PARIS Plays in English at The Gladstone This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Sacrilege? Not according to the famous singer, actor, and songwriter Brel himself, who loved this musical revue. This Off-Broadway success was created in 1968 by Mort Shuman and Eric Blau to showcase Brel's French hits-in English. Brel saw the show many times, and said that Shuman and Blau had lifted his songs away from him, and given them to the world. The show ran for five years, with a total of 1,847 performances. Meanwhile, its director opened a second production in Toronto that same year, which became the longest-running Off-Broadway show in Canada. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for FROM PAGE TO STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The From Page to Stage season of new musical theatre announces casting and creative details for its four showcases including Lin-Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street (more...)

Actress-Singer Gay Marshall to Play Major Engagement at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Actress and singer, Gay Marshall, brings her original show, Gay's Paree, to downtown's alternative supper-club, Pangea, this fall. Marshall's real-life experiences of singing all over Paris, to varying degrees of adventure, delight and misery, unfold through songs by Charles Aznavour, Boris Vian, Francis Lemarque, Dave Frishberg Jacques Brel, and Edith Piaf in both French and English, featuring Marshall's own English adaptations.  (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

Amanda McBroom, Ann Hampton Callaway, Sally Ann Triplett and More to Play The Pheasantry This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

There are some wonderful artists coming to perform at The Pheasantry this November. including Amanda McBroom with Ann Hampton Callaway, Pete Atkin singing the lyrics of Clive James, Kate Dimbleby, Sally Ann Triplett and the Canadian jazz great Kirk MacDonald. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Il Sistina Per la prima volta al Teatro Sistina MONICA GUERRITORE è Judy Garland in END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Il talento, la vitalita, l'ironia e l'animo tormentato di un'artista inquieta: per la prima volta sul palco del Sistina, Monica Guerritore sara Judy Garland nello show End of the Rainbow, per la regia di Juan Diego Puerta Lopez, che mercoledi 19 ottobre inaugura la stagione 2016-2017 del teatro romano. Irresistibile, tragico e divertente al tempo stesso, questo musical scritto da Peter Quilter e un grandissimo successo internazionale che ha fatto letteralmente impazzire Broadway, perche regala al pubblico il ritratto sincero, gioioso e disperato di un'artista completa (attrice, cantante e ballerina) capace di far sognare, sempre circondata dal mondo dorato di lustrini e paillettes fino alla drammatica fine. (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...)

Broadway Vets Headed to D.C. for American Pops Orchestra's 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Lynn University to Launch 2016-17 Theatre Series with Capitol Steps and PIAF! THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

?Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will kick-off the season with two great shows in October and November. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents PORTER & PIAF – An Intimate Night of Timeless Classics About Life, Love and Loss
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cabaret favourites and Helpmann Award nominees Michaela Burger and Greg Wain, and Helpmann winner Michael Griffiths, explore the memorable and emotive songs of Edith Piaf and Cole Porter in an award-winning double bill, Porter & Piaf, for two performances only on 10 December in the Dunstan Playhouse. (more...)

Chanteuse Myriam Phiro Returns to The Metropolitan Room on 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Acclaimed cabaret singer bids farewell to 2016 with her final NYC performance of the year. (more...)

Vivian Reed to Hit the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE; Compilation Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year on Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

UK Songstress Izzy Bizu to Headline BBC Music Presents Tour this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

A fan of jazz-fusion mixes and a lover of squat parties and warehouse raves, there's never a dull day musically either. (more...)

Angela Ingersoll Stars in THE 12 DAMES OF CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Award-winning Chicago dynamo Angela Ingersoll rings in the holiday season with her fun and festive one-woman-show The 12 Dames of Christmas at the Elgin Community College Arts Center.  Backed by a stellar band, Ingersoll takes audiences on a hilarious and heartwarming journey through the holiday songbook as she applies her impressively versatile voice to holiday classics by twelve legendary songstresses.  The 12 Dames of Christmas will be performed at the ECC Arts Center's Blizzard Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive in Elgin on Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Lynn University to Launch 2016-17 Theatre Series with Capitol Steps and PIAF! THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

?Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will kick-off the season with two great shows in October and November. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

WINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Urban Stages has confirmed the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Forces of Nature Dance Company Presents Kwanzaa Show With Les Nubians, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Forces of Nature combines elements of modern dance, West African movement, ballet, hip-hop, and even martial arts. Visually inventive and creatively brilliant, these multi-ethnic dancers and drummers perform one-of-a-kind programs that are 'sizzling ... nothing short of sensational,' says The Washington Post. (more...)

Suzanna Ross to Bring A LITTLE LOVE, A LITTLE AMOUR to Metropolitan Room 2/28/2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Suzanna Ross will be singing a collection of songs that includes American jazz, French classics, a few pop tunes of the 60s and 70s, and some movie favorites. Songs are from the lists of Peggy Lee, Dusty Springfield, Diana Krall, Sting, Michel LeGrand, Edith Piaf, Lucienne Delyle, Francoise Hardy, and more. Suzanna has performed in Manhattan at TOMI Jazz Club, Cafe Noctambulo/Pangea, and Mondays at Kitano Hotel's Jazz Club. She has also performed at cultural venues including the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.   (more...)

Acclaimed Balladeer Jean-Paul Vignon Recalls Classic Nightclub Era in New Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

French-American entertainer Jean-Paul Vignon first stepped on to a U.S. stage at the famed Blue Angel nightclub in New York. The year? 1963, and his co-headliner on that bill? A then rising comic named Woody Allen. Vignon will fondly recall his years during that halcyon nightclub era in his new show, If We Only Have Love: A Musical Evening of Romance in English and French, which will premiere Thursday, December 8 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. (more...)

Rachel Mason Presents New 'Heart Explodes' Single
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Los Angeles-based Cleopatra Records and artist-run cassette label Practical Records present Rachel Mason 'Heart Explodes', the second single from the forthcoming 'Das Ram' album, which has premiered in The Big Takeover and initially shown at a screening of new video works by women artists at Red Bull Studios NYC. (more...)

Starry Marni Nixon Tribute, KT Sullivan, Klea Blackhurst and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Urban Stages has announced the line-up for this year's Award Winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin Thursday, December 1 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

BWW Review: Kim David Smith's MORPHIUM KABARETT Will Keep You Hanging On at Pangea
by Troy Frisby - Nov 2, 2016

With the wide-eyed innocence of a cold-blooded killer and a smile so broad the Cheshire Cat would be envious, Kim David Smith will have you in his clutches before you even realize. (more...)

Perth International Arts Festival Launches 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Perth International Arts Festival Artistic Director Wendy Martin has unveiled a world-class program of art without borders, inviting us to travel to extraordinary places with the most brilliant artists as our guides. (more...)

Piaf Announces New Festival Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Perth International Arts Festival chairman John Barrington has announced the appointment of Nathan Bennett as executive director of Australia's longest-running and most diverse multi-arts festival. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Continue 'Third Thursdays' with LIVE! AT 10TH AND G
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, November 17 at 12:15 PM.  (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Introduces 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' for Veteran's Day Featuring Claybourne Elder, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story tonight on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

The Holiday Season at NJPAC - Cinderella, Handel's Messiah, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Broadway Sings the Muppet Christmas Carol and much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Check out the holiday season lineup at NJPAC! (more...)

Vivian Reed Hits the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year tonight, November 10, at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Amanda McBroom, Ann Hampton Callaway, Sally Ann Triplett and More to Play The Pheasantry This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

There are some wonderful artists coming to perform at The Pheasantry this November. including Amanda McBroom with Ann Hampton Callaway, Pete Atkin singing the lyrics of Clive James, Kate Dimbleby, Sally Ann Triplett and the Canadian jazz great Kirk MacDonald. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jamie Lloyd to Direct Immersive Philip Ridley Double Bill at Shoreditch Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Today Shoreditch Town Hall announces an immersive double-bill of Philip Ridley plays, including the world premiere of Killer and a new production of Ridley's contemporary classic The Pitchfork Disney, his first stage play which premiered in 1991. The productions will both be directed by Jamie Lloyd and run in 'The Ditch' basement spaces of Shoreditch Town Hall in spring 2017. (more...)

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