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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Redhead is a musical with music composed by Albert Hague and lyrics by Dorothy Fields, who with her brother, Herbert, along with Sidney Sheldon and David Shaw wrote the book/libretto. Set in London in the 1880s, around the time of Jack the Ripper, the musical is a murder mystery in the setting of a wax museum.



BWW Interview: MAC Award Winner Janice Hall Talks Dietrich and the Thrills of Cabaret Performance Prior to Her Upcoming GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Ashley Steves - Sep 9, 2016

No matter the song, style, or setting, Janice Hall, the multi-talented opera singer, cabaret chanteuse, and character actress, is her own master. She broke into the cabaret scene in 2010 in a big way with the 2011 Bistro Award Winner for Best Tribute Show and 2012 MAC Award Winner for Best Female Vocalist. The show that earned her those awards? 'GRAND ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF MARLENE DIETRICH,' which Hall debuted in 2010 and will revive for one night on September 13 at 7:00 pm at the Metropolitan Room. Before Hall takes the stage this upcoming Tuesday night, we sat down for a discussion on career invention, reinvention, and versatility--- both Dietrich's and her own. (more...)

ACME Performs with Blonde Redhead, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Thereminist Carolina Eyck and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) embarks on a busy month of concerts on October 6 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York with Nordic Noir, a concert featuring music by Danish composers Frans Bak, Ejnar Kanding and MBD73. ACME will tour with Blonde Redhead from October 9-14, performing the band's album Misery is a Butterfly in its entirety, before joining Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson for a tour supporting his recent Deutsche Grammophon album Orphee from October 16-23. Upon returning to New York, ACME performs with German thereminist and composer Carolina Eyck in the world premiere of her Fantasias for theremin and string quartet. ACME and Eyck's recording of the Fantasias will be released by Butterscotch Records on October 14. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Miami (more...)

Tori Bates Cast as First Bi-Racial Actress in ANNIE; Full National Tour Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

After touring the production to over 100 cities across the nation and recently overseas to Jakarta and Singapore, Troika Entertainment LLC is pleased to announce the casting for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Gilligan's Island's Dawn Well & More on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? celebrity updates include 1990s chart-topping R & B divas En Vogue; “Gilligan's Island's” Mary Ann, actress Dawn Wells (more...)

Gilligan's Island's Dawn Well & More on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? celebrity updates include 1990s chart-topping R & B divas En Vogue; “Gilligan's Island's” Mary Ann, actress Dawn Wells (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Miami (more...)

Jessica Gallant Joins 'ROBYN HOOD' at Confederation Centre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Adam Brazier's holiday musical has added a local star, with the pride of Ten Mile House, Jessica Gallant joining the production as Maid Marion. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/02/2016 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Miami (more...)

Carolina Eyck and ACME to Release FANTASIAS FOR THEREMIN AND STRING QUARTET Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

World-renowned theremin virtuosa Carolina Eyck and American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) will release Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet on October 14, 2016 via Butterscotch Records. (more...)

Naughty and Nice Retrotainment at Uptown Underground Presented New Years Eve
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, celebrates the holiday season with steamy retrotainment in a cozy speakeasy environment. Perfect for date night, holiday party or out-of-town guests, Uptown Underground is home to The Kiss Kiss Cabaret and Chicago Magic Lounge as well as other regular performers from burlesque to drag, cabaret to circus. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley & More Dish on Fame, Fans, and Life as a Child Actor (Part 1)
by Matt Smith - Nov 3, 2016

In this comprehensive, two-part (!!!) BWW feature, our eclectic panel of child actors - including Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (with additional commentary from Savvy Crawford) - sound off on their most memorable career experiences, fan encounters, maintaining balance between work and school commitments and the ever-important topic of putting children in the spotlight. (more...)

BWW Review: A DOG STORY Captures Hearts and Laughs at The Davenport Theater Loft
by Victoria Ordin - Nov 23, 2016

A DOG STORY is that rare musical comedy that manages to be sweet but not cloying, accessible but not banal, and light but not unsubstantial. With most of the city still in deep mourning over the election (and facing a logistical nightmare in Midtown for the next four years), this new musical--with a strong book by Eric H. Weinberger and excellent lyrics and music by Gayla D. Morgan-could not have come at a more perfect time. The show was an extended-release happy pill, after which you felt-if only for an hour or two-that everything will somehow be okay. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast - Greasepaint Youtheatre Presents ANNIE JR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

One of America's most enduring and endearing icons takes the stage as Greasepaint Youtheatre presents ANNIE JR., running December 9-18, 2016. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Sets Lineup for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists.  The 2017 Stave Sessions will take place March 21-25, 2017.  (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Announces Line-Up for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble in Three Shows at Big Ears
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform three concerts at this year's Big Ears Festival, on March 23 and 24, 2017, celebrating their new album, Thrive on Routine, released in February on Sono Luminus, as well as collaborating with Icelandic composer and performer Johann Johannsson, Denmark's Theatre of Voices, and Blonde Redhead. (more...)

Celebrate The Music Of The Legendary Cilla Black At St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

???????Cilla And The Shades Of The 60s, the ultimate tribute to the legendary Liverpool Redhead and a perfect musical stage show for families and pop music fans of all ages, comes to St Helen's Theatre Royal on Saturday, March 18th.  (more...)

National Sawdust Presents MUSIC OF LISA BIELAWA Performed By American Contemporary Music Ensemble, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm, National Sawdust (80 N 6th St.) will present a concert of the music of composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa, performed by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) with Bielawa as vocal soloist. (more...)

Special Guest Stars Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly will sing in AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly join the cast of An Evening of Classic Broadway at L.A.'s live music venue, Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz, on Monday, March 20th at 8PM. The critically-acclaimed concert series from Fraser Entertainment Group showcases a new line-up with each show. Headlined by Master of Ceremonies/Music Director Brad Ellis, of Glee and Forbidden Broadway fame, and featuring cabaret artist Dianne Fraser (Part Time Diva), broadwayworld.com calls the show, "… guaranteed fun, extra high on entertainment… Broadway standards both classic and contemporary, with a bevy of great singers on board." (more...)

BWW Review: Cole Porter Meets Jimmy Durante as Encores! Reconstructs THE NEW YORKERS
by Michael Dale - Mar 26, 2017

The authors who wrote the books for even the most successful Broadway musical comedies of the 1920s and 30s often get a bum rap for the flimsiness of their plots and the nonsensical nature of their gags. (more...)

Spectrum News NY1's ON STAGE to Spotlight COME FROM AWAY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Spectrum News NY1's On Stage will give viewers an in-depth look at the newest hit to take the Broadway stage in a special show dedicated entirely to the musical, 'Come From Away', to air on Saturday, March 25 at 9:30 a.m. (more...)

BWW Review: DRUNKS at Whim Productions
by Alan Portner - Mar 20, 2017

Audience learns how the movie business works with a combination of drugs, alcohol, wild sex, porn, and wild insecurity (more...)

Americana Roots Rock Artist Rod Melancon Announces New Album 'Southern Gothic'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Americana roots rock artist ROD MELANCON announces his new 10-track album SOUTHERN GOTHIC is set for release on Friday, June 16 via Blue Elan Record (more...)

GYPSY, FRANKENSTEIN, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for Theater Works' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Theater Works 2017-18 season sees the return of lauded composers, masterful writers and classic tales come to life. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko's Free Wednesdays Series to Feature BROADWAY BINGO and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced Free Wednesdays at Feinstein's, a rotating series of events presented at Feinstein's at the Nikko on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month beginning Wednesday, April 5, 2017 and continuing through November 2017.  (more...)

MoMA to Present Ira Sachs Retrospective 'Thank You For Being Honest'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The Museum of Modern Art presents a complete, mid-career retrospective of the films of Ira Sachs, a filmmaker who, in the course of seven features and five short films, has established himself as one of the singular voices in American cinema. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble Performs at Roulette in NYC Concert Series Curated by Meredith Monk
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform music from its new 'portrait' album Thrive on Routine on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 8pm at Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), on a concert series curated by Meredith Monk. The concert will feature Monk's first string quartet, Stringsongs, from 2005, which ACME has performed frequently and recorded for Q2 Music's Meet the Composer podcast. In addition, ACME will perform Caroline Shaw's in manus tuas for solo cello, Caleb Burhans' Jahrzeit for string quartet, and Timo Andres' Thrive on Routine for string quartet, from the new album. ACME players for this concert are Ben Russell and Laura Lutzke, violins; Caleb Burhans, viola; and Clarice Jensen, cello and ACME artistic director. (more...)

Great Lakes Theater Presents WAIT UNTIL DARK at Hanna Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2017-18 season with Frederick Knott's classic thriller, Wait Until Dark. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 17 - March 12, 2017. Joseph Hanreddy directs the production. Wait Until Dark is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. (more...)

Manda Kemp to Perform I DON'T NEED A MAP at The Gardenia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Buckle up! In "I Don't Need A Map", Manda Kemp will take you on a wildly eclectic musical tour, reflecting on her colorfully convoluted personal journey and the unexpected forks, detours, and twists that led to her solo debut. (more...)

Sono Luminus Releases Nordic Affect's Raindamage from Nordic Affect
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Sono Luminus announces the February 24, 2017 worldwide release of Raindamage, the follow-up album from Icelandic ensemble Nordic Affect to 2015's Clockworking (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 5, 2017
by - Feb 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG and MEMPHIS Headline Porchlight Music Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, has announced Porchlight Music Theatre's 2017 - 2018 mainstage season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Linda Gray Brings Sue Ellen Ewing Back to the Big D for A DALLAS RETROSPECTIVE at Winspear Opera House
by Laura Coward - Feb 28, 2017

When Linda Gray won the part of Dallas's Sue Ellen Ewing in 1978, she thought she was signing on for a five-episode guest role as J.R. Ewing's long-suffering wife. Sue Ellen's penchant for vodka was rivaled only by her love for younger men, and soon tens of millions of viewers tuned in each week to watch their favorite little Texas Tornado self-destruct. (more...)

THE HONEYMOONERS, THE STING, HALF TIME Premieres Headline Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced the lineup for its 2017-2018 season with four premieres including one play and four musicals. (more...)

Photo Flash: How'd You Do? Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season Guessing Game Explained
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Each year, Paper Mill Playhouse releases five images that tease the titles of productions for the upcoming season. The New Jersey theater just unveiled the answers for their 2017-18 season (read more about the full lineup here), and you can check out the explanations below! (more...)

Peepshow Menagerie presents OH! THESE PRETTY THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

It's been a year since we lost musician/actor/producer/fashion icon DAVID BOWIE which happened just before the 3rd edition of this show. But while the man may be gone, his work will continue to live on and so we are happy to be bringing you the 4th annual edition of one of our most popular shows dedicated to the music, art, and glamour of David Bowie brought to you by many of the top burlesque stars of L.A. as well as special guests! (more...)

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Announces New Events for 2016–2017 Arts & Ideas Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Today, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced new events for their 2016-2017 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking leaders, acclaimed authors and entertainers, as well as performances from locally and internationally recognized artists. The lineup will continue to expand as new events are announced throughout the series. (more...)

Katya Smirnoff-Skyy Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

San Francisco's favorite Russian Redhead, Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Thursday, October 6 at 8 p.m.for one performance of her newest show, Katya, A Bittersweet 90's Symphony.  (more...)

Horse Head Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of THE JUDGMENT OF FOOLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Absurdities abound in 2016, so this fall Horse Head invites you to blow off some steam, knock back a few and tell us what you really think. (more...)

Carolina Eyck and ACME to Release FANTASIAS FOR THEREMIN AND STRING QUARTET Recording
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

World-renowned theremin virtuosa Carolina Eyck and American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) will release Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet on October 14, 2016 via Butterscotch Records. (more...)

BWW Review: Beautifully Orchestrated EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSIE for 10th Anniversary of Sterling's Upstairs
by Don Grigware - Aug 2, 2016

On Sunday July 31 Michael Sterling celebrated 10 years of his cabaret supper club now called Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal with a mega-delightful show headlining the music of his mentor Rosemary Clooney called Everything's Coming Up Rosie. On the bill were two exuberantly talented singers Kerry O'Malley and Mary Callanan. Backed by virtuoso musical director Richard Allen at the piano and his superb trio of musicians that included Ed Smith on drums and Randy Landas on bass, the two gals sent out glorious vibes in the 90-minute set. (more...)

Lexi Walker The 14-Year-Old YouTube Singing Sensation Releases Wishes & Dreams - 3-Song EP Available August 12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

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Lexi Walker The 14-Year-Old YouTube Singing Sensation Releases WISHES AND DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Portrait Records announces the release of Wishes & Dreams, a 3-song EP available August 12 from Lexi Walker, the 14-year-old YouTube singing sensation. A follow-up to her 2015 holiday album, Merry Christmas, the new EP features a fresh, brilliant take on two Disney classics, 'A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes' from Cinderella and 'When You Wish Upon a Star' from Pinocchio. Also featured on the album, coinciding with the 2016 Olympics, Lexi re-energizes 'The Power of the Dream,' Celine Dion's legendary opening ceremony number from the 1996 Games, with her trademark youthful power and sparkle. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016 - BWW Review: ADVENTURES OF A REDHEADED COFFEESHOP GIRL, Gilded Balloon, 11 August
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 12, 2016

She's back! Out of the coffeeshop and into the jungle, feisty Redhead Joanie Little follows her anthropologist dreams with a new job at the Jane Goodall Institute, Tanzania! (more...)

SSM Nashville Records Adds The Redhead Express To Their Roster
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Redhead Express has officially signed with SSM Nashville Records, a country music label established on Music Row since 2008. They join a growing roster including country duo Branch & Dean, Alexandra Demetree and Wes Hayden. (more...)

Rod Melancon Premieres 'Redhead' from Upcoming 'Southern Gothic' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Americana roots rock artist ROD MELANCON today (4/20) partnered with GlideMagazine.com to premiere 'Redhead,' a muscular blend of rock and dirty blues with 'Rolling Stones swagger' (John Wirt, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, 4/7/17). (more...)

Delaware Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season Closer HETTY FEATHER Begins This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Delaware Theatre Company presents the final production of its 2016/2017 season, the regional premiere of the U.K. phenomenon HETTY FEATHER, Dame Jacqueline Wilson's wildly popular U.K. novel adapted into a thrilling theatrical masterpiece by Emma Reeves. Performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, April 19th, at 7pm. The production is slated to close on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14th at 2pm. (more...)

East West Players Announces Inaugural Playwrights Group
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural playwrights group, providing space and artistic support over the course of a year for six writers. The 2017 program is directed by playwright Alice Tuan and composed of all-female playwrights, as part of EWP's 51st Anniversary Season, Radiant, that focuses on featuring stories by and about women. (more...)

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