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Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.

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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...)

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Extends at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) has announced the extension of their critically acclaimed production, The Motherf**ker with the Hat written by Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright, Stephen Adly Guirgis. (more...)

Verdict Reached in JERSEY BOYS Copyright Infringement Case
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Case closed! According to Forbes, the jury has reached a verdict in a JERSEY BOYS copyright infringement case. The Nevada federal court ruled that because 'substantial portions' of the unpublished 'Tommy DeVito: Then and Now' were used in the musical's book, 10% is owed to Donna Corbello- the widow of the biography's author. (more...)

Power Over Ethernet Market Size to Reach USD 3.77 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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Carrie Jackson Highlights January 2017 Gigs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Carrie Jackson has announced her upcoming performances for the month of January (running January 12 - 27, 2017). Scroll down for details! (more...)

PHANTOM, SOUND OF MUSIC, JERSEY BOYS and More Set for 2017-18 Broadway Season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Broadway Across Canada has announced this year's stunning season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. (more...)

HOLIDAY INN's Gordon Greenberg to Helm World Premiere of ASSISTED LOVING, Starring Barry Pearl, in Albany
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Dating is hard enough on its own, much less when you have to screen your father's options, too. Bob Morris' hilarious, poignant new play Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad posits a brave new world that tangles filial piety, romance and the internet in bright, unexpected ways. (more...)

Utah Opera's Libretti & Libations Unveils Craft Cocktails Inspired by Mitch Leigh's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Utah Opera and Salt Lake magazine partner for the 3rd annual Libretti & Libations, where art influences life - for at least a drink (or two). Talented mixologists from choice Salt Lake City and Park City restaurants curate artisanal cocktails inspired by the season's opera productions. From January 6 to 29, 2017, 10 participating restaurants will offer expertly-crafted libations inspired by Utah Opera's 2016-17 season opening production of "Man of La Mancha" as a way of infusing food and beverage with the experience of opera. Visit www.utahopera.org/libations for more information. (more...)

BRAVO Cucina Italiana Offers 'Two Is Better Than One' Two-Course Combo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

At BRAVO Cucina Italiana, there's no need to stop at only one course of delicious, high quality Italian cuisine! With BRAVO's "Two Is Better Than One" two-course combo, guests can enjoy mouthwatering Italian fare with new entrees and unique offerings, all at a great value. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Present Works By 18th Century Composers, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

American Classical Orchestra on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall will present a program of works written by some of the greatest composers of the late 18th century during their youth: Mozart, Haydn, and Johann Baptist Vanhal. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Overture Center Surprises
by Scott Rawson - Jan 5, 2017

I thought, 'Big Whoop'. I never had any desire to see this show. First, it's Frankie Valli, how tough could his life really be, big star, where's the conflict? Secondly, and more importantly, I know this music. I certainly did not want to see it performed in the classical musical theater operatic style. I could be in for a very long night. (more...)

America's Favorite Comedy Whodunit Comes to Florida Rep!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce that 'Shear Madness', the longest running non-musical in American theatre history, will play in the ArtStage Studio Theatre Jan. 17 to Mar. 12. Still playing in Boston and Washington, D.C. after more than thirty years, 'Shear Madness' is America's favorite comic whodunit that's been seen by over 11 million people worldwide. (more...)

Cognitive Computing Market Size to Reach USD 49.36 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

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Rag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. (more...)

Theatre Three Presents Regional Premiere of PASSING STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A fresh and exciting 2008 Tony Award winner from singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew, Passing Strange embarks on a journey across boundaries of place, identity and theatrical convention. The musical tells the story of a young bohemian who charts a course for 'the real' through sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Infectious, exhilarating, deeply spiritual and emotional, audiences will never forget Passing Strange! (more...)

Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep Presents Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater  presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced, written by one of the most in-demand playwrights of today Rep Associate Artist Ayad Akhtar in the Quadracci Powerhouse beginning January 17 through February 12.  According to American Theater Magazine, Disgraced was the most produced play around the country in the 2015/16 Season, and now for the first time it makes a homecoming to Milwaukee, the hometown of playwright Ayad Akhtar.   (more...)

VIDEO: 'Proud to Be a Jersey Boy!' Frankie Valli and Cast of JERSEY BOYS at Closing Curtain Call
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

During the closing curtain call, Four Seasons' frontman Frankie Valli thanked the cast and crew, commenting that the historic run was 'really the icing on the cake.' (more...)

Sarah Raines to Bring Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner to The Ellery Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Sarah Raines Concert Series, which produced the hilarious, sold-out event 'All's Lehrer in Love and War,' presents a Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner theatre at The Ellery Room on February 10. Expect more laughs, delicious food, and leave smiling whether you come with a group, with a date, or stag! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Oh What a Night! JERSEY BOYS Takes Closing Bows
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jan 16, 2017

Last night, the curtain came down on Broadway's Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys. The show ended its record-breaking, 11-year run after 4,642 performances at the August Wilson Theatre. (more...)

Digital Asset Management Market Size Worth USD 5.60 Billion By 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

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Dr. Sherry Bair Shares 'A Bear Named Boo'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dr. Sherry Bair, a thirty-five-year veteran in the field of education, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'A Bear Named Boo': a light-hearted and potent tale that depicts the compassion and struggles of multiple characters when dealing with communication disorders. 'A Bear Named Boo' portrays people who talk via 'manual' communication and a bear who tries to learn! (more...)

All-Star Chef Classic Announces 2017 Talent And Event Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

All-Star Chef Classic announces ticket sales and culinary experiences for the fourth annual event, which will take place March 8-11, 2017 at L.A. LIVE Downtown Los Angeles' Sports and Entertainment District offering fans the unique opportunity to gain exclusive access to today's leading chefs in an unparalleled, interactive setting. (more...)

Microcontroller Socket Market Size To Reach $1.46 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Union Street Media's Rachel Allard Lends Expertise to Inman Connect...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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The Office for Creative Research Wins Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

New York - Times Square Arts has announced that The Office for Creative Research is the winner of this year's annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, curated by the Urban Design Forum. Over the last nine years, the Times Square Alliance has invited architecture and design firms to submit proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine's Day in Times Square. This year's winning design, We Were Strangers Once Too, will be unveiled on February 7, and remain on view for approximately one month at Father Duffy Square, between 46th and 47th Streets and a few feet away from TKTS and the Red Steps.  (more...)

Lesli Margherita and Max Crumm to Star in SNOW WAY OUT Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The hilarious new holiday musical Snow Way Out has been selected to close out the York Theatre Company's reading series for 2016 with a one-time only star-studded reading on December 19th at 2:00 PM at The York Theatre, 619 Lexington Ave (E. 54th Street) on the lower level of Saint Peter's Church. (more...)

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Receives Women In Entertainment Honor
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris made her debut on The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Power 100 List this week and helped honor a group of mentees at the magazine's annual industry breakfast Wednesday. (more...)

HAIZOL Celebrates its First Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Jon Hamm & More Attend THR's Women in Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter hosted its 25th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, honoring Tina Fey with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Ryan Murphy with the inaugural Equity in Entertainment Award. (more...)

Piezoelectric Materials Market Size Worth USD 1.68 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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JERSEY BOYS Star Joseph Leo Bwarie Trades 'Frankie' for 'Bowie' in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Ovation Award-winners and Troubadour Theater Company favorites Rick Batalla, Lisa Valenzuela and Beth Kennedy reunite with long-time 'Troubie' Joseph Leo Bwarie in Little Drummer Bowie after his Broadway run as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. Artistic Director and founder, Matt Walker, will co-direct the musical parody with Bwarie. (more...)

BWW Interview- Charlie Frye (aka 'The Eccentric') Talks Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2016

Today, THE ILLUSIONISTS' Charlie Frye speaks exclusively with BWW and explains why he takes his art seriously, but never takes himself seriously! (more...)

BWW Recap: The Merry Wives of Negan on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Dec 5, 2016

Not really sure what we did to deserve all these extra long episodes this season, but I'm not going to be the one to complain. We were chock full of information in this penultimate (is that possible?) episode for the first half of Season Seven tonight. (more...)

Express Employment Professionals CEO Bob Funk Named 2017 ACTE Business...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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More Business Leaders Predict Growth for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

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BWW Review: BWW Award Winner and Tony Winning Jersey Boys Star JOHN LLOYD YOUNG Continues to Rock Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal
by Don Grigware - Dec 28, 2016

Actor/singer John Lloyd Young, best known for his Tony-winning portrayal of Frankie Valli in the original Broadway musical Jersey Boys and for his performance in the 2014 film, performs monthly at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal. Like all the other shows, his December 27th performance was sold out, with fans from around the globe coming out to hear his incredible voice and to purchase his solo CD My Turn. It is absolutely amazing to see how enthusiastically the fans respond to his first entrance onstage, and how they scream and stand up after many of the show's songs. He is revered and idolized almost as much as yesteryear's Elvis or Michael Jackson. And the ladies present...I am happy to say, are not that young. They are middle age and up, some in their 60s and 70s. These ladies whoop it up and jump to their feet and feel the music. Yeah! (more...)

Curtain Up! BWW Looks Back on 2016's Memorable Broadway Debuts
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 27, 2016

From a 14-year-old up and comer to a DANCING WITH THE STARS' mirrorball champion, 2016 has been a year filled with noteworthy debuts on the Great White Way. Below, BWW looks back on the talented actors who were profiled in this year's 'Debut of the Month' column. (more...)

The Ultra Showgirls Return to San Francisco 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

After it's recent sold out run in San Francisco, the cult hit drag rock musical comedy Above and Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Showgirls returns for a command performance at Oasis, as part of the 16th annual SF Sketchfest.  Written & Directed by D'Arcy Drollinger (Shit & Champagne, Disastrous!, Mr. Irresistible), Ultra Showgirls opens January 26th with a mini-stadium rock spectacular, complete with a five piece live band. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist's Work to Jump Out of the Screen and Into Times Square for January 'Midnight Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. (more...)

2016 Year in Review: Gary Naylor's Best and Worst of Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Dec 19, 2016

Gary Naylor looks back on 148 shows reviewed in 2016 and picks his Christmas turkeys and Christmas crackers. (more...)

Dental Practice Management Software Market Worth $1.59 Billion by 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

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American Classical Orchestra To Perform MUSIC OF HADYN, MOZART, AND VANHAL, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

American Classical Orchestra on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall will present a program of works written by some of the greatest composers of the late 18th century during their youth: Mozart, Haydn, and Johann Baptist Vanhal. Works performed will be Haydn Symphony No. 31 in D Major, 'Hornsignal'; Mozart Symphony No. 1 in E Flat Major, K 16, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 4, K. 41 in G Major and  Mozart Piano Concerto K. 107, No. 2 in G Major with pianist Audrey Axinn and Vanhal Symphony in d minor. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS Perform Medley on 'Wendy Williams'
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS stopped by this week's 'The Wendy Williams Show' to perform a medley of hits including "Beggin'" and "Oh What a Night.' (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Opening Night of Troubadour Theater's LITTLE DRUMMER BOWIE At The Falcon Theatre
by Lily Lim - Dec 14, 2016

Ovation Award-winners and Troubadour Theater Company favorites Rick Batalla, Lisa Valenzuela and Beth Kennedy reunite with long-time 'Troubie' Joseph Leo Bwarie in Little Drummer Bowie after his Broadway run as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. Artistic Director and founder, Matt Walker, will co-direct the musical parody with Bwarie.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danny Aiello & Julie Budd Visit 'The Late Joey Reynolds Show'
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 12, 2016

Some of the best stories begin in the "Green Room" at the 77WABC studios where "The Late" Joey Reynolds broadcasts very live. Last night's guests included Academy Award Nominated Actor and Cabaret performer Danny Aiello, Super Singer Julie Budd, and comic Steven Scott. KT Sullivan was also scheduled, but was having so much fun at that Green Room party that she didn't make it into the studio on time. Danny Aiello talked about his Annual Christmas Party which takes place at The Triad on December 19th and Julie Budd, who appeared with "The Chairman" many times appropriately brought her new album for his birthday -  Mr. Sinatra. Joey Reynolds' famous Cheese Cake also made an appearance on the show.    (more...)

BWW Review: Troubies Rock Falcon Theatre with LITTLE DRUMMER BOWIE
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2016

The Troubadour Theater Company's Little Drummer Bowie was first presented at the Falcon in 2005, and with the fairly recent passing of iconic musician David Bowie, it seems the perfect time to bring it back. For many Bowie and rock are synonymous, just as director/founder Garry Marshall and the Falcon have been synonymous. Both Marshall and Bowie passed away in 2016. They brought music, love and laughter to the world through the arts, so The Troubadour Theater Company is paying tribute to both men with the revival of this production. (more...)

VIDEO: Jordan Roth Shares Video from Milestone JERSEY BOYS Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

Oh, what a night! Well, afternoon, in this case. Earlier today, Jersey Boys on Broadway celebrated its 4,600th performance, and producer Jordan Roth captured footage from the exciting performance-check out the video below! (more...)

December is Full of Cheer at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

December at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, promises to be one of the most musically-diverse months yet. The club kicks off with two nights of the island's hottest reggae acts with Revive the Live Waikiki Edition, followed by tributes to Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington, singer-songwriter Imua Garza and a nostalgic run with Henry Kapono as he presents the Songs of C&K. Acoustic rock and reggae artist Trevor Hall, the legendary Willie K and soulful guitarist Tavana take us into the middle of the month, leading up to GRAMMY(R) Award-winning trumpeter Herb Alpert. Local favorites Streetlight Cadence and M?noaDNA are up next, with singer-songwriter-surfer Tom Curren making his Blue Note Hawaii debut as well. The month wraps up with jazz superstar Kenny G, playing four nights through New Year's Ev (more...)

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This holiday season, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts are decking the halls and rolling out festive offerings for guests celebrating the jolliest time of the year in Las Vegas. (more...)

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