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St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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A dance revue featuring swing music and dance to classic songs, new numbers, and choreography in a variety of regional styles.


ASC Announces Revival and Tour of Hit Production SIX STORIES TALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), presents the touring version of 2012's Six Stories Tall, written by Marco Ramirez and directed by ASC Producing Artistic Director Tom Arvetis. The production includes performances in Chicago (March 21 - April 29), the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN (March 29 - 31), and The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College in New York (May 5).  As a participatory arts company, ASC productions feature multiple options for audience engagement. (more...)

Cirque Eloize Newest Creation will be presented at Park City Institute Eccles Center Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Park City Institute is pleased to present the Park City premiere of Montreal-based contemporary circus troupe Cirque Eloize 11th original touring show Saloon - A Musical Acrobatic Adventure. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

Zella Day to Be Featured on ABC's 'When We Rise' Soundtrack w/cover of 'Wonderwall'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Today, Zella Day has announced her inclusion on the official soundtrack of ABC's forthcoming mini-series When We Rise with a stunning cover of Oasis' 'Wonderwall.' (more...)

World's No 1 Golfer Lydia Ko Teams Up With Coach Gary Gilchrist
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

HOWEY-IN-THE HILLS, Fla., Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The #1 ranked women's golfer Lydia Ko has officially partnered with Gary Gilchrist. After spending over a month at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy at Mission Inn Resort & Club, Ko feels confident in the new team she has built in the off-season, including having Gilchrist as her new swing coach. (more...)

BWW Blog: Paisley Haddard - I Wrote My Own Monologue, Paisans!
by Guest Blogger: Paisley Haddad - Feb 9, 2017

At my high school, we have a Senior Arts project where we have to read a short story by a chosen author, write a paper, pick a theme, and perform an art piece in either theatre, dance, music, or visual art. I chose theatre (of course) to portray my theme of fear of change. (more...)

Richie Kotzen 'Salting Earth' 21st Solo Album to Be Released 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

RICHIE KOTZEN has never been an artist known for playing by the rules. And for this ever-adventurous triple-threat songwriter/guitarist/vocalist, that meant putting on the brakes after a nonstop flurry of band-related activity (more...)

QUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Join the Village Playwrights on February 22, 2017 from 8 to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center for QUEERLY BELOVED, staged readings of 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day.  (more...)

Steven Chera To Present THE CLASSIC STANDARDS at ZincBar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Steven Chera returns LIVE! at the Zinc Bar with some old classics with a fresh, NEW, jazzy sound of tunes from his most recent album, The Classic Standards - Volume 1. Known for performing American songbook classics while adding his crooner touch, Chera has captivated audiences nationwide for almost two decades. (more...)

Fifth WHITE NIGHT Thrills in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Estimated crowds of between 550,000 and 600,000 visited Melbourne last night to experience the fifth iteration of White Night Melbourne, Australia's most celebrated cultural and creative event.  Melbourne turned on a cool and clear evening for the local, interstate and international visitors who navigated their way through White Night Melbourne. (more...)

NBSC Spring Dance Festival Comes to the Luther Burbank Center, 3/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Ballet, contemporary, jazz, burlesque, tap, belly dancers, swing, and hip-hop are just a handful of dance forms that will delight audiences at the event. “There will be so many dance pieces of interest for everyone,” says Melinda Murray, director of the production. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Looking At The Lives Of Seemingly Ordinary People, THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX Explores The Challenges Of Relationships, Identity And Belonging
by Jade Kops - Feb 17, 2017

Under the Anthony Skuse's direction, Bathsheba Doran's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX explores the lives of 4 individuals as they discover what it means to be loved, be in love, belong and be honest to themselves, and to those around them. (more...)

Black Box Studios Proudly Presents CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Caryl Churchill's  Cloud 9 in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.  (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7, 2017! (more...)

Toy Fair New York 2017 - Booth #3035
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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The Joe Hokins Dixieland Jazz Band to Play the Gyder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Next Wednesday night The Joe Hokins Dixieland Jazz Band will trace the history of jazz and dance through the first half of the 20th century. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes & Corey Cott Swing Back to Broadway with BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton). The musical begins performances Friday, March 31 prior to an official opening night on Wednesday, April 26 at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Bandstand features music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker. (more...)

Gangsters, Gambling and Girls! The Wick Theatre Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Considered the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls, takes the stage at The Wick Theatre from March 9th through April 9th. Based on the short stories of Damon Runyon,  with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls won the Tony Award for Best Musical, ran for 1,200 performances on Broadway, and became an Oscar nominated film starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra. Tickets are $75 & 80, www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the hilarious farce, A FLEA IN HER EAR, a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, Directed by R. Michael Gros, March 1-18, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Osnes On CRAZY FOR YOU's 25th Anniversary Concert: 'It's Exhilarating'
by Leigh Scheps - Feb 16, 2017

'It's possible.' Especially for Broadway's original Cinderella, Laura Osnes, who is busier than ever these days rehearing for multiple shows and benefit concerts. On Sunday, February 19, the Tony Award nominated actress will play Polly Baker in Manhattan Concert Productions' one-night only 25th anniversary performance of Crazy for You at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

Beatles-Inspired IMAGINE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There's now a show that brings their songs and stories to life - although not by presenting their music. (more...)

The Masakowski Family Band Album Release Party at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Steve Masakowski, the legendary New Orleans jazz guitarist and educator, along with his rising-star children, vocalist Sasha and bassist Martin, have collaborated on a new album, N.O. Escape, featuring a variety of their favorite songs related to their hometown of New Orleans in a style that Steve describes as Nouveaux Trad. (more...)

Ultimate Rejects & DJ/Producer X-Change's 'Excess' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

With Carnival season in full swing and the Ultimate Rejects having the #1 Carnival song in Trinidad & Tobago with “Full Extreme”, all eyes have been on what will they do next. (more...)

Dana Salim Announces BEAUTIFULLY DIFFERENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

MCALLEN, Texas, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Dana Salim announced today that her latest children's picture book, Beautifully Different, will be released in April 2017, published by DS Publishing, LLC. It is the second book in the Yousuf's Everyday Adventures series. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Upcoming Dark Night Series Production ICONS OF SWING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to announce the third of its 2017 Dark Night Series productions, Icons of Swing - The Bands, The Singers, The Songs, an evening featuring a concert and dance by the Unforgettable Big Band, preceded by swing dance lessons for those interested in getting the most out of the event. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT at Haddonfield Plays and Players
by Pati Buehler - Feb 15, 2017

The Sisters "Raise Their Voices" in historic Haddonfield New Jersey with a heavenly, heartfelt production. (more...)

Village Playwrights to Present QUEERLY BELOVED at the LGBT Community Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Queerly Beloved, staged readings of jury-chosen 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day from and LGBTQ perspective presented at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St. NYC on Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 8 pm to 10 pm.  (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Set for Spring at The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller, will run at The Circuit Playhouse, March 17 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Line-up Announced for 2017 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced today the line-up for the 19th season of KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The successful collaboration between KCRW and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association continues, startingSunday, June 18. (more...)

DANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

St. George Theatre is pleased to announce the guest appearance of Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren to the cast of Dance to the Movies along with Dancing With The Stars celebrity pros Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, and more on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00PM. (more...)

Brian Setzer Orchestra To Celebrate 25th Anniversary with BSO/25! at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA--led by iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and  three-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER--will celebrate their 25th anniversary in style with an exclusive landmark show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on August 2. Under the stars at the legendary venue where they've performed twice before, SETZER's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings will be matched with his 19-piece orchestra's rockin' big-band horn arrangements, making for an unbeatable combination. Group tickets on-sale Feb 21, 2017, with artist pre-sale beginning May 2, 2017 and public on-sale May 7, 2017. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the lineup for the company's 48th season. (more...)

Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill Headed to the Strip for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concert in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra has announced the initial casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Deaf West Theatre (DWT), the performing arts organizations behind the Tony Award-nominated and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, reunite to bring multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo to life in an innovative and new production. Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo begins previews on March 7 and will open in the Lovelace Studio Theater at The Wallis on Friday, March 10. It will run through March 26. This production is made possible by the generous support of Meeghan and Michael Nemeroff. (more...)

Adam Gopnik, Ana Del Castillo and More Set for ALL THESE WONDERS: THE MOTH at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents All These Wonders: The Moth at Lincoln Center on March 29, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

Announcing the Cast and Creative Team for 24WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

LingoStudio Productions is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the production of 24WORDS, a new rock musical about the odyssey to equality from 1775 to 1972 -- featuring 20 original songs.  (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/13/2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/13/2017. (more...)

STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT: THE NAT KING COLE TRIBUTE to Play the McCoy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Nat King Cole broke the pop barrier in 1943 when his "Straighten Up and Fly Right" soared up the charts. His smooth, smoky vocals continued to rack up pop hit after hit, but his piano technique, vocal phrasings, and on-the-mark orchestration always hinted to his early roots in jazz. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes Welcomes BANDSTAND Home at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2017

Below, watch as Osnes welcomes the show to Broadway straight from the Bernard B. Jacobs stage! (more...)

Michael Mwenso & The Shakes: They Laugh and Smile at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Michael Mwenso strikes out on his own with a new musical revue. This premiere performance will feature Mwenso's new compositions that chronicle working through the struggle of being different to discovering the redemptive power of love, community, and inner strength at Greenwich House Music School. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Releases 'Cake of My Childhood' Single on Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli – the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter – released “Cake of My Childhood” on Spotify, the first single from the new album Dream Ago. (more...)

Old School Square to Present Nine Spectacular Concerts & Shows in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Old School Square is presenting nine spectacular shows and concerts in March. Tickets for all of them are available for online purchase now atwww.OldSchoolSquare.org. (more...)

THE BIG BROADCAST! Returns to Mount Holyoke College's Chapin Auditorium on 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College present the 12th edition of The Big Broadcast! on Sunday, March 5 at 2PM & 7PM at Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, MA. Created and directed by Mark Gionfriddo, who is also onstage as "Matt Morgan", The Big Broadcast!  is a re-creation of a live 1940's radio show featuring the Mount Holyoke College Big Band, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz Ensembles performing well-known tunes from the swing era and the American songbook. WWLP-TV meteorologist Brian Lapis is emcee "Fred Kelley" for his 10th consecutive season. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Today for BANDSTAND, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Rehearsals begin today for the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton). The musical begins performances Friday, March 31 prior to an official opening night on Wednesday, April 26 at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Bandstand features music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker. (more...)

Emelin Theatre March 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

See the full March line up of events at Emelin Theatre below! (more...)

BWW Feature: 2016 Louisville BroadwayWorld Awards at Vault 1031
by Keith Waits - Feb 10, 2017

For the 3rd year, Arts-Louisville.com and Vault 1031 presented the Arts-Louisville.com/Broadway World Theatre Awards honoring excellence in local theatre. In a ceremony attended by over 100 people, competitive awards in 4 divisions were given out to local theatre companies and individual theatre artists after a public vote administered through the Broadway World website. The period of qualification for these categories was November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at High-Flying BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL, with Libretto by Jeff Whitty, Music by Tom Kitt & Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Lyrics by Amanda Green & Lin-Manuel Miranda, opens tonight, February 10, at Beck Center for a run through February 26, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cyrus Chestnut, SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 20-26, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Quartet, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Eric Comstock & Jon Burr, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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