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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.

Dunkin' Donuts Announces $1.00 Medium Hot Coffee DD Perks Offer After Each New York Giants or New York Jets Victory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Starting this Sunday, September 25 th, and running through the remainder of the regular season, Dunkin' Donuts has an exciting promotion for fans in the Metro New York area* to score a great deal on hot coffee via the 'New York Wins, You Win' promotion. As the official coffee of the New York Giants and New York Jets, Dunkin' Donuts will offer DD Perks members a medium hot coffee for just $1.00 the day after each New York Giants or New York Jets win.** The offer is exclusive to DD Perks guests enrolled in the Metro New York area and can be redeemed at any participating Dunkin' Donuts location for 24 hours following the winning game. Limit one per guest. (more...)

Fall Family Days Set for Carnegie Hall This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents free, interactive musical activities for families during the annual Fall Family Days held in the Resnick Education Wing. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Andy Moss Talks GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

Actor Andy Moss is best known for his roles on TV dramas like Hollyoaks, Doctors and Cutting It, but he's currently taking on a very different challenge: the UK tour of Ghost the Musical, performing alongside Sarah Harding. (more...)

TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

??Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

DREAM LOVER – THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL Hits the Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The much anticipated World Premiere of Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical hits the stage tonight for its first preview performance, ahead of the official opening night on 6 October. This exciting all-Australian production will play exclusively in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre for ten weeks only. (more...)

Take 6 and The Manhattan Transfer to Play Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz Series presents a night with vocal group icons Take 6 and The Manhattan Transfer on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

THE TAMING OF CATS Comes to The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Catherine's violent and bloody blackouts inflame her most primal fears. Her world falls increasingly out of orbit as the cause eludes explanation. Forces pull at Cat from every direction: her sister needs her to be normal; her stalker aches to save her; and her would-be-lover hungers to satisfy her most voracious desires. Catherine is desperate for answers, but the truth may prove more terrifying than her wildest nightmare…. (more...)

JACK Presents: Gender/Power Composition IV
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Gender/Power Composition IV is an in-process collaborative project led by video artist Maya Ciarrocchi and performance artist Kris Grey in which performers and co-creators Keke Brown, Shawn Escarciga, Ray Ferreira, Massima Lei, Elena Rose Light, Marissa Pereland Pamela Sneed share personal feminist, trans and queer narratives within a framework that blurs authorship. (more...)

The 11th Annual Williams Route 66 Marathon Returns to Tulsa, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Williams Route 66 Marathon, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield, is in full swing preparing for the 11th annual event. The marathon includes a weekend full of events for all ages and skill levels, taking place on the weekend of November 18-20, 2016. (more...)

Staged Reading This Week for New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2016

Tony Award-nominated director Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!) helms Part of the Plan, an original musical featuring the songs of the late, celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, currently in development at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center which this week will receive a 29-hour Equity staged reading with three invitation-only presentations September 22-24. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre Presents Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Kevin Black's recent hit production, The Soul of Motor City, had audiences on their feet and dancing in the aisles.  The show received a Carbonell recommendation, and was extended numerous times past its originally scheduled closing date.  It's no wonder then, that Stage Door Theatre's Executive Producer Derelle Bunn has asked Black to develop another brand new show for her ever-popular theatre. (more...)

Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Again Through December Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season. This twice-extended engagement, originally set to play through December 11, now runs through Friday, December 30. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Presents October 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

October promises to be one of the biggest yet at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists. The month kicks off with architects of the Jamaican sound, Sly & Robbie and the Taxi Gang and the first time Hoku Award-winners Amy Hanaiali'i and Willie K will perform together in the showroom. (more...)

Emmy Winner Martha Byrne to Lead IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Queens Theatre will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Broadway's Swing!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (more...)

Metro Chicago Home Sales Activity Rebounded in August, Gaining 8 Percent After Taking a Breather in July, RE/MAX Reports
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

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BMW Review: Searching for Identity in HELEN AND I
by Brendan Daly - Sep 19, 2016

Debut playwright Meadhbh McHugh tackles traditional themes of home, identity, and duty in Druid's world premiere of Helen and I. (more...)

Anita Gillette & Harold Sanditen Take to New York and London as HAROLD AND BROAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

What do Anita Gillette (multiple award-winning Broadway actress and beloved star of theatre, film and television), and Harold Sanditen (international cabaret favourite and charismatic emcee in London's West End) have in common? (more...)

CONTRASHOCK Invites You to Two Days of Dancing and Live Music in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

On Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st, Country Dance*New York (CD*NY) and Brooklyn Contra present Contrashock!, two days of contra dancing and live, high-energy music with two of the most in-demand contra dance bands,The Mean Lids and Barefoot, and two nationally renowned callers, Will Mentor and Gaye Fifer. (more...)

THE ENSEMBLIST's Mo Brady Pens Open Letter Following Cameron Mackintosh's Memo to Understudies
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Navigating social media use by performers is new territory for the live entertainment world, but rules and regulations are starting crop up for the theatre crowd. (more...)

MACOM Announces a Chip-Set Solution for 100Gbps Onboard Optics Applications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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BWW Blog: Miranda Jackel - The Top Shows for Teens Fall 2016
by Guest Blogger: Miranda Jackel - Sep 19, 2016

Pumpkin spice lattes, candy corn, apple pie-what do these things make you think of? First and foremost, YAAASSS (obvi), but also…fall! As I struggle to get back into the swing of school, there's one thing that keeps me going: my superhumanly high level of excitement for THE FALL 2016 THEATER SEASON!!! (*fireworks*) There are so many truly incredible offerings this year for audiences of all ages…but, for now, let's focus on what's out there for teens! So, now, I present to you (*drumroll)* My Top 5 Picks for Teens Fall 2016 (*confetti explosion*)!  (more...)

BWW Review: There is Joy in Porchlight's Controversial IN THE HEIGHTS
by Teresa Budasi - Sep 19, 2016

If you aspire to see 'Hamilton' while it's in Chicago but have yet to score tickets, you can get a tease of what Lin-Manuel Miranda has to offer this town by checking out Porchlight Theatre's production of IN THE HEIGHTS. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents REMEMBERING THE '40S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will take audiences on a sentimental trip down memory lane with the revival of Remembering the 40's on October 1-2, 2016, Reagle's original musical revue recalling the 1940's home front.  Featuring a talented cast of singers, dancers and actors, live music and period costumes, Remembering the 40's is a cherished tribute to the war generation.  Sentimental repertoire from the era includes "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "I'll Be Seeing You," "This Is the Army" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy". Remembering the 40's is Directed by Robert J. Eagle, Choreographed by Susan M. Chebookjian, with Music Direction by Paul S. Katz.  The show will run for three performances on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2:00 pm at Reagle Music Theatre (617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA, 02452).  To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.reaglemusictheatre.com, call 781-891-5600, or visit the theater box office.  Veterans of all wars are honored guests with free admission. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Lushly Romantic CINDERELLA Opens the New Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 17, 2016

From the very first moment - when principal guest conductor Nathan Fifield raises his baton and the musicians of the Nashville Symphony play the very first notes of Prokofiev's lush score - it becomes apparent that Nashville Ballet's Cinderella is going to be something very special. And so it goes for the next two-and-one-half-hours: All the way to the final tableau in which the lovely young woman (danced with power and grace by the always-superb Kayla Rowser) finds herself upon a swing in an altogether bucolic setting, with the comforting and loving arm of her dashing prince (Judson Veach, handsome and steadfast) gently caressing her. (more...)

Ron Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 26-October 2, featuring Ron Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano, and more! (more...)

FOLLOW YOUR HEART Extravaganza Premieres Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

 Evolution Dance Theatre (EDT) presents the world premiere of Follow Your Heart, a heart-stopping universal love story and multi-disciplinary spectacle featuring over 45 performers on stage, opens next week and runs September 22-25 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets are on sale now by visiting EvolutionDanceTheatre.com or calling the box office at 905-787-8811. (more...)

Divi Resorts Celebrates Barbados' 50th Anniversary of Independence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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MARIE AND ROSETTA Extends by Two Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to SWING THE VOTE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This September 23rd, Tony nominated, Emmy, Helen Hays and Outer Critics Award-Winning tap dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy ('Black and Blue,' 'Jelly's Last Jam,' 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk') will present 'Swing the Vote,' a 90-minute tap dance production at the Roulette Theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8:00pm. (more...)

Noticias Telemundo Announces Coverage of First Presidential Debate, 9/26
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Noticias Telemundo announced details of “La Gran Batalla,” its special coverage of the eagerly-awaited first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, live on Telemundo (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) andRebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina and Bri Sudia in WONDERFUL TOWN at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comdenand Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov, runs now through October 16 at Goodman Theatre's Albert Theatre (Opening Night is September 20). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Covers 'Man In the Mirror' on AMERICA'S GOT TALENTS Finals
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

During last night's Finals of NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum showed off his powerful vocals with a stunning cover of Michael Jackson's 'Man in the Mirror.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE RAT PACK IS BACK at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 14, 2016

Pleasant evening recalls Vegas glory days (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Kim Kardashian and Book of Mormon had a ISIS Musical Baby - BLATANTLY BLAINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Wade Jennings presents Blatantly Blaine - A New 'Family' Musical Hollywood's most despicable reality TV family reunited, at The People's Improv Theater.  October 6 through November 12 The writers that brought you the sold out performances of The Disembodied Hand that Fisted Everyone to Death return to The People's Improv Theater to present their most hilarious work yet. The world premiere of Blatantly Blaine will open October 6 and run through November 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lucy Alibar's THROW ME ON THE BURNPILE AND LIGHT ME UP at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The world premiere of 'Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up,' written and performed by the Oscar-nominated Lucy Alibar (Best Adapted Screenplay for 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'), will open this Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m. Currently in previews, 'Throw Me on the Burnpile...' will continue through October 2, 2016, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alibar in action below! (more...)

Stop the Black Friday EMV' Nightmare!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of MARIE AND ROSETTA
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) in the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. Marie and Rosetta will play a limited engagement through Sunday, October 2, 2016, Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20Street). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

HAMILTON's Javier Muñoz and Brandon Victor Dixon Join CHITA: NOWADAYS at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Javier Muñoz and Brandon Victor Dixon, the new stars of Hamilton on Broadway, and New York City Gay Men's Chorus have joined the list of special guests at Chita Rivera's landmark concert CHITA: NOWADAYS at Carnegie Hall on Monday, November 7, 2016 at8:00 PM. Presented by Daniel Nardicio, this event marks the first time the Broadway legend will headline the iconic venue. The two-time Tony Award winner will also welcome previously-announced guests Alan Cumming and Andy Karl, with others to be announced soon. Tickets are now on sale at www.ChitaInConcert.com. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway to Play San Diego Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage presents multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter and Tony-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway in "Diva Power." The show features a soaring celebration of the legendary ladies who helped shape the soundtrack of our lives - Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, Edith Piaf, Etta James, Carole King and Joni Mitchell. Tickets for the Tuesday, September 27 performance at 8PM are available atwww.ma4sd.com/shows. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club Pushes Back Fall Benefit Honoring Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2016 Fall Benefit, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, will now take place on Monday evening, November 21 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night Photos from the World Premiere of HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The rubber will meet the road as the World Premiere of the hilarious new pop rock musical HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA takes the stage. With music by Berton Averre, lyrics by Rob Meurer, and book by Emmy Award-winner Mark Saltzman, these award-winning creative minds have put the pedal to the metal in this NASCAR-themed musical full of girls, cars, and rockin' guitars. (more...)

East Lynne Theater to Present ASL Performance of BIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

?On Friday, September 30 at 8:00p.m., there will be an American Sign Language Interpretation of the smart and witty comedy, "Biography," produced by the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company. (more...)

Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray to Bring Happy Goodbyes to 54 Below in SEPARATE WAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray in "Separate Ways" on Tuesday, October 4th, Wednesday, October 5th and Tuesday, November 22nd at 7:00pm. (more...)

The Circuit Presents SISTERS OF SWING: THE STORY OF THE ANDREWS SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Andrews Sisters are coming to The Circuit Playhouse! Sisters of Swing brings to the stage the story of LaVerne, Maxene, and Patty Andrews, better known to the world as one of the first best-selling "girl groups," The Andrews Sisters. From their meteoric rise to the top to their bittersweet demise, Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters explores the fascinating lives of these American icons all set to the music of some of their biggest hits like "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree." (more...)

Tito Batista and The Black Rose Orchestra to Play Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced a special music concert with TITO BATISTA AND THE BLACK ROSE ORCHESTRA on Saturday, September 24 at 8 pm. (more...)

JUDY CARMICHAEL: SWING TIME Comes to Bay Street This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced Judy Carmichael: Swing Time!, an evening of swinging piano, sultry vocals and sassy humor, on Saturday, October 1 at 8 pm. (more...)

John Michie to Reunite with Blythe Duff for Traverse Theatre & Tron's GRAIN IN THE BLOOD Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Rehearsals began today, 12 September 2016, for Grain in the Blood, a brand new production from playwright Rob Drummond, commissioned by the Traverse and co-produced with the Tron Theatre, Glasgow. (more...)

GATSBY Returns to London for Christmas - for Six Weeks at the Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The studio theatre space at the Leicester Square Theatre will become 'Gatsby's Speakeasy' this Christmas for Ruby In The Dust's, six week run of 'GATSBY'. It opens on 29th November and continues into next year with its final performance on January 15th. (more...)

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