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A Capella Competition - have a Chance to Join VOCALOSITY! at the Granada Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Granada Theatre Concert Series presents Vocalosity, the all-new live concert event from the creative mind of artistic producer Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing Off) on Friday, November 11, 2016. Vocalosity! takes a cappella to a whole new level with a fast-paced production featuring 12 dynamic voices singing some of today's chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements. (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals Partners with Broadway Across America
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), the historic nonprofit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas, and Broadway Across America (BAA), the foremost presenter of first-class touring Broadway productions throughout North America, today announced that both organizations will come together to book and secure future Broadway seasons for North Texas, beginning in 2017-2018. (more...)

The Granada Theatre Concert Series Presents VOCALOSITY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Granada Theatre Concert Series presents Vocalosity, the all-new live concert event from the creative mind of artistic producer Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing Off) on Friday, November 11, 2016. Vocalosity! takes a cappella to a whole new level with a fast-paced production featuring 10 dynamic voices singing some of today's chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements too incredible to miss. (more...)

The Ordway to Welcome STOMP This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present international percussion sensation Stomp on the St. Paul stage for a week-long engagement, Oct. 18-23. (more...)

DRY POWDER to Return to NYC This Month with Glamsmash Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Sarah Burgess's sharply witty play DRY POWDER, which had a highly successful run at the Public Theater this past spring, is returning to New York this September with a new mounting by Glamsmash Productions. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale This Sunday for STOMP in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for Stomp, the international percussion sensation, go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Blackeyed Theatre's FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Marking the 200th anniversary of the creation of Frankenstein, Blackeyed Theatre's brand new stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's gothic horror masterpiece embarks on a five-month UK tour. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Old City Fest Returns on Sun Oct 9th with 100 Vendors, 30 Restaurants, Fashion Shows, Family Fun, Live Music and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include a festival stage with live music, two runway fashion shows, a family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

David Mirvish has announced the 17 shows in the 2016 - 2017 Mirvish Theatre Season.  There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and seven bonus shows not on subscription. (more...)

The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style!
by Tory Gates - Sep 23, 2016

“The blues will always be alive, the blues doesn't need our help.' -- Bill Wax, host of 'Roots and Fruits,' WPFW Radio, Washington, DC (more...)

VOCALOSITY 16-17 National Tour Launches Tonight in Bucks County, PA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

VOCALOSITY, the a cappella supergroup created by Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, Broadway's In Transit, NBC's The Sing-Off, Lifetime's Pitch Slapped), kicks off its 2016-2017 national tour tonight at the Bucks County Playhouse. VOCALOSITY will play an 11-show engagement at the historic New Hope, PA venue before heading to 38 other cities across the country. (more...)

HONK NYC! Festival 2016 Comes to Brooklyn This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

HONK NYC!, the raucous annual international street band extravaganza, celebrates 10 glorious years in 2016 with a fresh batch of riotous rhythms and jubilant jams. More than 300 musicians from 20 ensembles will march through Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and Jersey City from October 11 to October 15, presenting a cavalcade of free and low-priced performances in clubs, parks, gardens, schools, museums, and other public spaces. (more...)

BWW Review: RUTHLESS!, Farcical Romp at Beck, But . . .
by Roy Berko - Sep 20, 2016

Adorable eight-year-old girls are supposed to play with dolls, be obsessed with the color pink, and gossip about their friends on a smart phone. Right? Wrong, if you are Tina Denmark. She wants to be a theatrical star. Now! Not later, NOW! (foot Stomp!) What will she do to get her dream? (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Assistant Directors for 2016-17 Directors Inclusion Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the 2016/17 Season Directors Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors include Kaiser Ahmed (Hand To God), Arianna Soloway (Roz and Ray), Ameenah Kaplan (A Wonder In My Soul), Charlotte Drover (Queen), and Alyssa Vera Ramos (Native Gardens). (more...)

New York Phil to Stream First-Ever Live Concert on Facebook for Season Opener, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will present its first-ever live concert broadcast on Facebook with the 2016-17 season Opening Gala Concert, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, launching its 175th anniversary season and The New World Initiative, a season-long, citywide project revolving around Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9, From the New World, and its theme of "home." Throughout the 2016-17 season, The New World Initiative will explore the New World Symphony through performances, community outreach, and education projects on the occasion of the Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season, honoring the Orchestra's hometown and its role as an adopted home for many. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Stomp Into Community Theatre of Little Rock
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Community Theatre of Little Rock will continue its 61st Season with its Halloween production of 'Young Frankenstein: The Musical' by Mel Brooks. Show dates are October 14th-16th, 21st-23rd and 28th-30th, to be held at The Studio Theatre, 320 West 7th Street in Downtown Little Rock. (more...)

French Horn Rebellion Drop 'Life Choices (w/ LEFTI)' via Fuse, New LP Out 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Milwaukee-born, Brooklyn-based indie electro-funk duo French Horn Rebellion will release Classically Trained on October 14 via Ensemble Records. (more...)

Celebrate the NY Philharmonic's 175th Anniversary Opening Gala Concert
by Contests - Broadway - Sep 12, 2016

Celebrate the spirit of our hometown with the New York Philharmonic's thrilling Opening Gala Concert, featuring star jazz pianist Aaron Diehl in Gershwin's Concerto in F. No one captured the energy of New York like Gershwin, and in Diehl's hands, the piece takes flight. Paired with Dvoak's musical postcard from America - the New World Symphony - and John Corigliano's rhythmically exhilarating Stomp, it's an evening not to be missed. (more...)

Society for the Performing Arts to Present First Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

As part of the 50th anniversary season and tradition of 'bringing the world's best to Houston,' Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) will present its first autism-friendly performance at the Cullen Theater inside the Wortham Center. (more...)

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival to Present Free 'ShakeScenes' This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival is proud to present ShakeScenes, free performances of Shakespeare's "greatest hits," on Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Notre Dame's historic Washington Hall. (more...)

Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts Sets 2016-17 Granada Theatre Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA) is pleased to announce the 2016 - 2017 Granada Theatre Concert Series, a live performance series featuring renown popular entertainers, sponsored by Montecito Bank & Trust. This season, guests can look forward to an outstanding lineup of performances at the theatre - from a blues-rock legend and a Grammy Award winning trumpeter, to a remarkable a cappella group, and so much more! (more...)

Casts of WAITRESS, THE COLOR PURPLE, GREAT COMET OF 1812 & More Will Perform at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK; Full Line-Up Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

On Thursday, July 7, 106.7 LITE FM will kick off its 16th annual lunchtime theatre summer series, '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park.' The 2016 program will feature the best of Broadway, FREE to the public, on six consecutive Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. ET on the Bryant Park Stage. Check out this year's schedule below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: WICKED, THE COLOR PURPLE & More Kick Off Broadway In Bryant Park 2016!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 8, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that just kicked off this week, July 7 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. (more...)

BWW TV: Cast of STOMP Brings Percussion to Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2016

In attendance today was the cast of Stomp ((Alan Asuncion, Cade Slattery, Eric Fay,Ivan Salazar, Krystal Rollins, Reggie Talley, Simeon Weedall, Stephanie Marshall), who performed selections from the show. Check out highlights below! (more...)

L.A. Zoo's Roaring Nights Summer Music Party Continues 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Los Angeles Zoo's Roaring Nights music series keeps the summer cookin' with a party for ages 18 and up that transforms the evening into one big Sweet-Home-California Country Nation on Friday, July 29, 2016, 7 to 11 pm.  Live music by Highway Starr, Southern California's premier modern country band, features today's hottest hits as well as a splash of yesterday's favorites from Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Eric Church and more.  Also performing are the Rocky Neck Bluegrass Band, delivering fresh arrangements of traditional and modern songs with mandolin, fiddle and guitar, and Grant Langston and the Supermodels, combining the deep country music traditions of North Alabama with the telecaster twang of California roots and Americana.  Line dancing classes taught by Kerry Kick, celebrated as 'Orange County's Best Line Dance Instructor,' make it 'My Kinda Party,' as do L.A.'s favorite food trucks, full-service bars, a Game Lawn with horseshoes, cornhole and a Texas-size (read: giant) version of Jenga, plus a "Paint Party" for guests to paint their favorite critter on a small canvas to take home as a souvenir.  The fun continues with pop-up zookeeper talks, animal encounters and visits to animal habitats.  Guests whose get-ups are deemed the boot-scootin' best win a costume contest, and everyone comes face-to-face with a special nighttime round-up of the life-size, lifelike prehistoric varmints of Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo. (more...)

Rachel Tucker, Carrie St. Louis & More Set to Kick Off BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series kicking off thisThursday, July 7  (12:30pm)on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. This year's 106.7 LITE FM'S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by NewYork-Presbyterian for Kids and TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth. (more...)

Kip Moore Set for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

An 'unapologetic badass with a touch of Springsteen' (The Guardian), Kip Moore walks the line between modern country and arena rock while delivering wildly popular tunes (including three No. 1 hit singles, 'Beer Money,' 'Hey Pretty Girl,' and the breakout hit 'Somethin' 'Bout A Truck'). The multi-platinum singer/songwriter rocks Deer Valley's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater on July 24 as part of the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series. Concert starts at 7 p.m.; gates open at 5:30 p.m. For tickets: 435-655-3114 or www.BigStarsBrightNightsConcerts.org. (more...)

BWW Interview: What Does It Take to Be a Broadway Producer? John Breglio Reveals All!
by Robert Diamond - Jul 3, 2016

What does a 'producer' actually do? How does one travel from that great idea for a show to a smash hit opening night on Broadway? John Breglio cannot guarantee you a hit, but he does take the reader on a fascinating journey behind-the-scenes to where he himself once stood as a child, dreaming about the theatre. (more...)

HEDWIG's Stephen Trask, THE KING AND I, SOMETHING ROTTEN! Casts and More Join Broadway In Chicago's Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the full concert line-up at the annual FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago and hosted by Janet Davies, ABC 7 Chicago's entertainment reporter and host of the entertainment and lifestyle program 190 NORTH on ABC 7. (more...)

After School Hires Social Responsibility Expert Jeff Collins
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

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TV One to Premiere New Romantic Comedy A WEEKEND WITH THE FAMILY, 7/17
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

TV One offers a comedic look about acceptance and the importance of family with the television debut of new original movie A WEEKEND WITH THE FAMILY this Sunday, July 17 (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, July 31, 2016
by - Jul 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 31, 2016! (more...)

Bill Eberle Named 'New Artist You Need to Know' By Rolling Stone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Equal parts folk songwriter and roots rocker, Bill Eberle makes forward-thinking music that nods to the past while still pushing ahead. (more...)

The Kentucky Center Reveals Details for Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Kentucky Center is offering a wide variety of entertainment as it opens its 33rd performing arts season. Fall performances will feature legendary musician Bob Dylan and His Band, country superstar Vince Gill, the interpretive dance troupe Pilobolus, host and creator of This American Life Ira Glass, local sensation and season nine winner of The Voice, Jordan Smith and many others. (more...)

Midland Center for the Arts Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Midland Center for the Arts announces its exciting 2016-2017 performance season, featuring over 40 productions and offering something for everyone. Single tickets go on sale Monday, August 15, 2016. View the entire season and purchase tickets at www.mcfta.org. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Bring The Q Brothers' OTHELLO: THE REMIX Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

John Leguizamo is proud to present The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews on Tuesday, October 25th and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trent Armand Kendall and Brass Illusion Bring THIS CRAZY LOVE to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Trent Armand Kendall and the band, Brass Illusion (under the direction of Marty Ash), in 'This Crazy Love' on the historic stage on August 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents THE BLUES PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In their first official engagement, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Dorrance Dance with Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely in The Blues Project, October 5 and 6, 2016 for two performances in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Acclaimed tap dancer, choreographer, and 2015 MacArthur "Genius Grant" winner Michelle Dorrance and renowned versatile singer, songwriter, and guitarist Toshi Reagon combine their energetic ensembles for a dynamic collaboration honoring tap's uniquely beautiful history by pushing the boundaries of the genre.  (more...)

Nikki M. James, Jose Llana and Andrew Kober to Lead the Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Public Theater will kick off the 2016-17 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT, conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, TWELFTH NIGHT will once again feature over 200 actors and community members alongside five equity actors, including this year Nikki M. James as Viola and Jose Llana as Orsino. (more...)

BWW Interview: FIDDLER's Michael C. Bernardi Takes On His Father's Iconic Role of 'Tevye'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 29, 2016

Forever bonded with his father through this experience (even wearing pieces of his father's original costume for the role!), the moment marked the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Today, Bernardi speaks exclusively with BWW about his profoundly sentimental and history-making performance! (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's THIS CRAZY LOVE Set for Performances at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

'Crazy Love' is the type of love that emanates from an entertainer driven by passion. (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance to Offer '20at20' Deals This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that its hugely popular semi-annual ticket promotion 20at20, will return from September 5th to September 25, 2016. 20at20 makes $20 tickets available to participating Off Broadway shows 20 minutes before curtain time. (more...)

Jump in Feet First to Celebrate Julian's 20th Annual Grape Stomp Festa!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, NIGHT OF STARS with Patti LuPone and More Set for Kravis Center's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Curtain's up. Light the lights. Strike up the band. Roll out the red carpet - the upcoming 25th anniversary season of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will offer a nonstop series of audience-dazzling performances by show biz legends and super-hot headliners throughout the upcoming 2016-2017 season - an exciting and unforgettable array of international artists and stage shows, from every discipline from rock to pop to classical music, from Broadway to Hollywood to Nashville, from your TV screen and iPhone, and from some of the world's hippest nightclubs and most impressive concert halls. (more...)

Blackeyed Theatre, in Association with South Hill Park, Presents FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Marking the 200th anniversary of the creation of Frankenstein, Blackeyed Theatre's brand new stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's gothic horror masterpiece embarks on a five-month UK tour. (more...)

TV One Announces Riveting Original Movie MEDIA
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

TV One officially announced MEDIA, an original movie exploring the drama and secrets behind a powerful family dynasty, during its presentation at the Television Critics Association's Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California today. (more...)

Print all In new window Factory Floor's '25 25' LP Out Today on DFA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Today sees the release of Factory Floor's sophomore album 25 25 via DFA Records. Stripped to a mesmerising dance of percussion, fragmented voice and melody, 25 25 captures the next vital stage in the evolution of one of the UK's most restless and exploratory groups. (more...)

2016 BEAT Festival Tickets on Sale; Runs This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

On September 15-23, 2016, the fifth annual Brooklyn Emerging Artists in Theater (BEAT) Festival will take place, showcasing Brooklyn's most exciting crop of local theater, dance, and voice talent, performing in unique locations borough-wide. (more...)

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic: 175th Season Begins in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert opens the New York Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season, which also marks his farewell season as Music Director, with three programs featuring Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9, From the New World - the Philharmonic's first World Premiere of a work written in New York that would become part of the standard repertoire - alongside a New York Premiere, a Philharmonic debut, and other works and soloists closely tied to the Orchestra. (more...)

KIDS WEEK Begins Today And Extends Booking To 7 September 2016
by Edward Baker - Aug 1, 2016

The annual London theatre initiative KIDS WEEK began today and announced it would be extending until 7 September 2016 to mark the end of school summer holidays. With over 55,000 tickets available, you can book free tickets for London's biggest shows including, The Railway Children, Jersey Boys and Wicked. (more...)

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