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Photo Flash: Kretzer Piano Music Foundation Raises $3,200 During 3rd Annual GREAT GIVE
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3, hundreds of local nonprofit organizations raised more than $3-million during the third annual, 24-hour GREAT GIVE, sponsored by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the United Way of Palm Beach County, with the Kretzer Piano Music Foundation (KPMF) receiving $3,200 in donations. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Inspirus Named One of Best Workplaces for Giving Back
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016


NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage.  (more...)

EVITA, ANYTHING GOES & More Set for Broadway Palm's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 24th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions, and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2016.  (more...)

Rodolphe Moussinga Explains Water Baptism in New Release
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Exploring the role and importance of water baptism, 'Understanding the Water Baptism: The Historical Background of the doctrine of Grace as unmerited favor' (published by WestBow Press) seeks to provide deep knowledge concerning God's view on the subject. Though it is a simple concept, it has caused confusion for many Christians. (more...)

Lift Up Your Hands! Tony Winner Lena Hall Will Play Two Roles in the HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH National Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Lena Hall will reprise her Tony Award-winning performance as Yitzhak in the highly anticipated National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, in performances at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco (October 2-30, 2016) and the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles (November 1-27, 2016). She will join previously-announced Darren Criss on the tour. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: GALAVANT Cast Thanks Fans Pushing for Show's Salvation in New Music Video
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported late last week, ABC has cancelled Alan Menken and Glenn Slater's medieval musical comedy GALAVANT after two seasons. However, the network's decision hasn't deterred the show's most devoted fans, who have launched the #MoreGalavant online campaign. In appreciation of their movement, GALAVANT's cast has partnered up for a new music video. Check it out below! (more...)

Warren Ravenscroft Releases CAST YOUR BREAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Author Warren Ravenscroft invites readers to experience the richness of God's word through his latest publication, 'Cast Your Bread - More Devotional Talks and Bible Studies for the Busy Leader' (published by Xlibris AU). An enriching follow-up to his previous works, this book offers a wealth of insights on how to obtain and maintain a spiritual life despite life's most overwhelming obstacles. (more...)

The Barn Theatre Announces 2016 Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Barn Theatre, Michigan's oldest professional summer theatre, under the artistic leadership of Brendan Ragotzy, announced today the 70th Anniversary season of plays and musicals to be presented for the 2016 summer season at the landmark theatre. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 23-29, Featuring The Skivvies, John Arthur Greene, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 22, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Exposure in Concert, Featuring Lillias White and More; Sven Ratzke's STARMAN; John Arthur Greene at the Metropolitan Room; The Skivvies at 54 Below; and Aladdin's Arielle and Adam Jacobs in 'Sibling Disobedience.' (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Arielle & Adam Jacobs and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Food Network Announces June 2016 Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

As summer kicks into high gear, Food Network serves up a month of hot competition series starting with a trip back through the decades with the premiere of Cutthroat Kitchen: Time Warp Tournament on Wednesday, June 1st (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stew & Heidi Rodewald's New Musical THE TOTAL BENT at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Public Theater presents THE TOTAL BENT, with text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, now through through Sunday, June 19. The production officially opens on Wednesday, May 25. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Olympian David Boudia to Release Memoir GREATER THAN GOLD
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE DONKEY SHOW - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DISCO in London
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?Award winning comedian, Vikki Stone (Oberon/Mia) is joined by Siobhan Athwal (Dmitri/Vinnie), Bronte Barbe (Helen/Vinnie), Melissa Bayern (Tytania/Sander), Natalie Chua (Disco Girl), Samuel Fogell (DJ Hernando/Cobweb), James Gillan (Lady Puck), Dominique Kinisky (Peaseblossom), Nyron Levy (Moth), Adrian Martel (Mustardseed), Harry Morley (Fidget) and Jessica Spalis (Rico Suave) to complete the cast for The Donkey Show.  (more...)

Rex Knowland Pens TO HELL WITH SMACK!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Rex Knowland was a boxer, biker and footballer in Sydney in the early 1970s, but it wasn't as glamorous as it may have seemed. It was there that he began taking drugs recreationally. After graduating college, he travelled to Asia where he developed an addiction to heroin. 'To Hell with Smack! Life beyond Heroin Addiction' (published by Balboa Press AU) is Knowland's story about his addiction and eventual recovery. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Marco LeVasseur, a masterful writer disguised as a mechanic, has completed his new book 'Everything On It!! Again and Agains': a delectable and unique story of world Salvation, to be sampled by mature audiences only. (more...)

*PHOTOS & VIDEO* Cast Announced For The 60th Anniversary Production Of MY FAIR LADY at Sydney Opera House *PHOTOS & VIDEO*
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2016

*PHOTOS & VIDEO* The Principal Cast of the 60th Anniversary Production of MY FAIR LADY was announced in Sydney. *PHOTOS & VIDEO* (more...)

CRUISE TO THE EDGE 2017 Prog-Rock's Biggest Festival Sailing from Tampa to Cozumel
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Details for the fourth CRUISE TO THE EDGE excursion--prog-rock's largest festival at sea hosted by classic rock icons YES--have been announced, and it promises to be one of the best. (more...)

Racy Cabaret LISSIFIR TABOO to Play Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

LISSIFIR TABOO, a 55-minute cabaret written and performed by Lise-Marie Richardson with accompaniment by Nathan Lewis, will play the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this week. (more...)

The Public Theater Extends Stew & Heidi Rodewald's New Musical THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that THE TOTAL BENT will extend one week through Sunday, June 19. With text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, which premiered at The Public in 2003, this world premiere musical is directed by Joanna Settle. Performances begin today, Tuesday, May 10 with an official press opening on Wednesday, May 25. (more...)

Tony Winner Lena Hall Returning to Cafe Carlyle in June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

?Tony-winner and Grammy nominee Lena Hall returns to Cafe Carlyle with Oh! You Pretty Things, June 14-25.  (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis Return for FOOD NETWORK STAR, 5/22
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Food Network's competition series Food Network Star returns for a twelfth season on Sunday, May 22nd at 9pm ET/PT, with culinary icons Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay looking to discover the next promising food television star. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from The Hypocrites' ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2016

This spring, The Hypocrites are bringing the award-winning, Off-Broadway musical hit ADDING MACHINE: A Musical back to Chicago where it first premiered. Directed by Geoff Button, with music direction by Matt Deitchman and choreography by Katie Spelman, this heartbreaking musical adaptation of Elmer Rice's play The Adding Machine features music by Joshua Schmidt and book and lyrics by Jason Loewith and Schmidt. ADDING MACHINE: A Musical will play now through May 15, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

IZZ Guitarist Paul Bremner Set to Release New Studio Album 'The Witness'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

IZZ guitarist, Paul Bremner's new studio album, The Witness, is scheduled for release on April 26, 2016. IZZ fans have grown to associate Paul's distinctive and melodic guitar playing with the “IZZ Sound”. (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) has announced its 2016-17 Season, the second under Artistic Director Sean Daniels. (more...)

New Musical EXPOSURE to Play in Concert with Matthew Morrison at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below will host EXPOSURE in Concert, featuring Matthew Morrison and an exciting line-up of Broadway stars performing selections from the powerful new musical conceived and created by Cathy Nathan, with original music and lyrics by Erik Della Penna, musical direction by Doug Peck, and photography by Sandro.  (more...)

Kathleen Battle Returns to the Met After 22 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

After being fired from the Met more than twenty years ago, Kathleen Battle will return for a recital of spirituals entitled, 'Kathleen Battle Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey.'  General Manager Peter Gelb said in an interview, 'I think great artists should be on the stage of the Me.  There aren't enough of them.” (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, John Ellison Conlee & More Set for Clubbed Thumb's 2016 Summerworks Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

This May, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Sets Starry 2016 Summerworks Series; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

VIDEO: St. Mary's School in Nairobi, Kenya Presents Broadway's AMAZING GRACE
by Michael Dale - Apr 28, 2016

The musical about the English slave trader who found Salvation and wrote the world's most famous hymn played on Broadway earlier this season. (more...)

Hallmark Channel to Premiere Three Original Movies in May
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Hallmark Channel will premiere three original movies this May celebrating the end of Spring and starring socially influential young talent Alexa PenaVega ('Spy Kids,' 'Nashville'), Shenae Grimes-Beech ('Degrassi: The Next Generation,' '90210'), Bailee Madison ('Northpole,' 'The Fosters') and Fiona Gubelmann ('Wilfred,' 'Blades of Glory'). (more...)

15th Annual 'River and Wind Challenge' Comes to Confluence, PA, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

SOMERSET, Pa., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ On Saturday, June 4 th, bicycling enthusiasts will converge on Confluence, PA to take part in the 15 th Annual 'River and Wind Challenge'. This event is not a race, but a fun ride, which is a challenge for many in terms of distance. Cyclists can choose either the 22 mile ride or the 62 mile ride, and everyone who completes the challenge will receive a medal. There are only a few days left to take advantage of the 'Early Bird Discount' by registering no later than April 30 th. You can register online - or call The Salvation Army Somerset Service Center at (412) 445-9232. (more...)

Kretzer Piano Music Foundation to Host Free Mini-Concert in CityPlace Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3, hundreds of local nonprofit organizations will be seeking donations during the third annual, 24-hour GREAT GIVE, sponsored by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the United Way of Palm Beach County. (more...)

BWW Opera Review: SF vs. NY, Tilson Thomas vs. Gilbert, Mezzo vs. Baritone, But Audiences Take the LIED
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 25, 2016

Earth Day has come and gone in 2016, but symphonic orchestra audiences in New York have lots to remember from this year's celebration, with performances of Mahler's DAS LIED VON DER ERDE (SONG OF THE EARTH). In less than a week, we had two different versions of the piece, with differing pluses and minuses: First, the San Francisco Symphony, under its music director, Michael Tilson Thomas performed the work at Carnegie Hall, then Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic had the home court advantage at Lincoln Center's Geffen Hall. (more...)

Faith Conservatory to Stage CRAZY FOR YOU This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The 'Gershwin Musical Comedy Extravaganza' CRAZY FOR YOU opens at Faith Conservatory. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast of DE TROYA Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions has announced the cast for its first staged reading of the 2016 season, De Troya by Caridad Svich. Featuring actors Kristen Kelso, Stefanie Tovar, Jennifer Faletto, Guinea Bennett-Price, Ricco Fajardo, Jackie Kemp, and musician Jesse Gage, the play will perform Sunday, May 15 and Monday, May 16 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. David Lozano will direct. (more...)

Lancaster British Brass Band Presents: The Beatles Go Brass
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2016

Lancaster British Brass Band presents Beatles Go Brass Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 PM  & Friday, May 6 at 7:30 PM at Ware Center, Lancaster. (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

Invictus Games Adds Morgan Freeman To Star Studded Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016


BWW Interview: Heroes, Villains and the Undead: Greer Grimsley Plumbs Seattle Opera's Depths
by Erica Miner - Apr 21, 2016

From king of the gods to wicked nobleman to villainous prison warden, bass-baritone Greer Grimsley has impressed audiences worldwide with his astonishing vocal and dramatic range (more...)

VIDEO: Crackle Announces Programming Offerings; Previews Scripted Drama STARTUP
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

At Crackle's upfront presentation held in New York today, Sony's streaming service announced the network's program, advertising and virtual reality offerings. (more...)

Faith Conservatory of the Fine Arts to Present CRAZY FOR YOU This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The 'Gershwin Musical Comedy Extravaganza' CRAZY FOR YOU opens at Faith Conservatory. (more...)

BWW Review: THE END TIMES - Not the Best of Times
by Gil Kaan - Apr 18, 2016

For those adverse to sitting through cult orientation lectures, the world premiere of playwright Jesse Mu-En Shao's THE END TIMES might be ninety minutes to avoid. Shao vividly recreates the militaristic recitation of a cult's teachings which all members continuously repeat, either to re-enforce the lessons to each other or to convince themselves they're doing the right way. (more...)

Genesis Theatrical Productions Opens 'First Generation' Staged Reading Series on 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

Genesis Theatrical Productions will open its staged reading series called First Generation on Monday, April 25 at 7:30pm with the Chicago premiere of Exit 27 by Aleks Merilo. (more...)

Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The 2016 Illuminate Film Festival, which takes place June 1 – 5 in Sedona announced today the official line up of films for the 3rd annual event. The only film festival of its kind, the Illuminate Film Festival offers a collection of over 20 feature length and short films from around the world, exploring the year's best in conscious cinema, as well as eye opening and thought provoking panels and conversations that will expand minds and inspire dialogue. (more...)

Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Announce Dazzling Opening Ceremony Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016


Stew & Heidi Rodewald to Appear on Stage at The Public in Their New Musical THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Stew and Heidi Rodewald will perform live with the on-stage band for THE TOTAL BENT, playing the guitar and bass, respectively. With text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, which premiered at The Public in 2003, this world premiere musical is directed by Joanna Settle. Performances begin Tuesday, May 10 and continue through Sunday, June 12, with an official press opening on Wednesday, May 25. (more...)

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