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Railroad Earth Comes to Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

There's a great scene in The Last Waltz - the documentary about The Band's final concert - where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, "If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you've got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country, bluegrass, blues music, show music…" To which Scorsese, the inquisitive interviewer, asks, "What's it called, then?" "Rock & roll!" (more...)

'The Underground Railroad,' 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,' Receive 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association selects 'The Underground Railroad,' by Colson Whitehead, published by Doubleday, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,' by Matthew Desmond, published by Crown, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. The selections were announced this evening during the RUSA Book and Media Awards Ceremony and Reception that are part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center, in Atlanta, Georgia from Jan. 20 24. (more...)

Now in its 17th Year, International Guitar Night Returns to Stage One
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

It's now, officially, a Folsom tradition: International Guitar Night returns to the Harris Center, presenting three guitar luminaries in a conversation about music that is unlike any other. IGN Founder Brian Gore is on hiatus from touring; in his place, gypsy jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt will be stepping in as guest host for International Guitar Night's 17th year of touring. Lulo will be joined by three new, incredibly dynamic musicians: Italy's innovative contemporary guitarist Luca Stricagnoli; brilliant young Brazilian composer/performer Chrystian Dozza; and India's ground-breaking slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya. Luca's inventive 'tapping' techniques have garnered over 7 million views on YouTube. Chrystian has garnered many prestigious awards as one of Brazil's leading young guitarists. Debashish has invented his own technique for playing classical Indian music on the slide guitar. (more...)

Local Playwrights Bring World Premiere of ALICE IN WONDERLAND into SCERA's Theatre for Young Audiences 2/6-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Local actors, directors and playwrights Chase Ramsey and David Smith knew they wanted to create a musical work for young people based on 'Alice in Wonderland.' After all, who isn't delighted by the motley crew of charming characters that inhabit Alice's world? (more...)

BWW Review: Fertile Ground Opening Weekend: ATLANTIS, FREE BOX, THE BABY PROJECT, LEFT HOOK, and WINGS OF FIRE
by Krista Garver - Jan 23, 2017

Fertile Ground 2017 is in full Swing! If you haven't checked it out yet, there's still a full week of new works being premiered around the city. Here's my take on what I've seen so far. (more...)

Freeform Announces February Funday Weekend Long Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Are you holding out for a hero? Wait no more. Freeform's Funday weekend features a horde of heroes from beloved Disney movies, including the premiere of Disney's “Big Hero 6,” starting SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18 and continuing through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19. (more...)

Sophie deLightful Presents POWER PUSSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

DO YOU FANCY YOURSELF A FIERCE FELINE?? (more...)

The Marshall Tucker Band Announces '45th Live in Concert' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Today, the iconic Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) announced the first leg of dates for its '45th Live in Concert' tour. The legendary southern rock group has more than 30 concert dates on the books with many others to be added throughout the year. (more...)

GEZE Showcases Innovation Through Their New Line of Syste Solutions Designed Specially for Fa'ade Installation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

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The Theatre at Boston Court Announces COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BOOPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BOOPS, A West Coast Premiere written by Jen Silverman and directed by Lindsay Allbaugh. Collective Rage is presented on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Victoria Shaw and More Coming Up at Birdland This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced an updated lineup for January 23-29, featuring the John Pizzarelli Trio, Marilyn Maye, Victoria Shaw, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announces programming for its milestone 50th Anniversary season in 2017-18, which spotlights its virtuosic artists and builds upon the Orchestra's five decades of intimate and transformative musical programs. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

The Le Petit Theatre to Celebrate 100 Years with Ted Louis Levy in JELLY'S LAST JAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

For the first time in New Orleans, Le Petit produces the Tony award-winning musical that tells the true story of Ferdinand Joseph LeMothe, a.k.a. Jelly Roll Morton. Born a Creole American in the Faubourg Marigny, Jelly Roll Morton took the music he found in the cribs of Storyville out into the wide world. He became a star in Harlem, Chicago, and Los Angeles, going so far as to proclaim himself as the 'creator of jazz.' Featuring explosive dance and an original score inspired by the best musical traditions of New Orleans, Jelly's Last Jam is the musical triumph that won't give you the blues. (more...)

Surfdog Records Pays Tribute to Dan Hicks with Album Out 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

“Dan Hicks is an American Treasure,” so says Elvis Costello and perhaps half of the music world who worshiped Dan and his timeless tunes. (more...)

National Museums Scotland Announces Listings, Through March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Steven Wright Comes to Playhouse Square 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

My biography:  I was born.  When I was 23 I started telling jokes.  Then I started going on television and doing films.  That's still what I am doing.  The end.  (more...)

Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9 at Black Box PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 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. (more...)

Hip-Hop Artist Flo Rida to Perform on MISS UNIVERSE on FOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Grammy award nominee and multi-plainum hip-hop artist Flo Rida will perform on MISS UNIVERSE, airing live on Sunday, Jan. 29 @7/6c on FOX! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Greenhouse Theater Center Presents the Chicago Premiere of CIRCUMFERENCE OF A SQUIRREL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to conclude its Solo Celebration! Series with the Chicago premiere of John Walch's savagely funny one-man show CIRCUMFERENCE OF A SQUIRREL, directed by Artistic Director Jacob Harvey and starring Will Allan. CIRCUMFERENCE OF A SQUIRREL will play January 13 - February 12, 2017 at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Upstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336.  (more...)

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts' Symphony Pops Series Welcomes Cabaret Star Ann Hampton Callaway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) and the Santa Rosa Symphony present a special musical event as a part of the2016-2017 Symphony Pops Series on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. featuring cabaret star Ann Hampton Callaway singing hits from the Great American Songbook. Callaway joins the Santa Rosa Symphony for a celebration of 20th Century American music. From a command performance at the White House, to the Great White Way of Broadway, she has captivated audiences everywhere. The Tony-nominated star of the Broadway hit Swing! sings the timeless classics of George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and many more from the Great American Songbook. The Santa Rosa Symphony will be under the direction of acclaimed Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 1/10 - 1/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Below, check out quotables from 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON from January 10 - January 13. (more...)

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind. (more...)

Jordan Spieth Launches First Signature Golf Shoe, The Spieth One
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BALTIMORE, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Today,Jordan Spieth embarks on his first-ever Global Tour with Under Armour. The 2015 PGA Tour Player of the Year will debut his first signature Under Armour golf shoe, the Spieth One, on a multi-country tour that kicks off in Tokyo, Japan followed by Seoul, South Korea, Los Angeles, USA and Mexico City, Mexico before the shoes' global retail debut on March 1. Throughout the tour, Jordan will share his passion for the game of golf and his intense focus on the detail of his craft with fans around the world. (more...)

Country Dance*New York presents A DAY OF WALTZ & CONTRA DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Country Dance*New York (CD*NY) is presenting A Day of Waltz & Contra Dance on Saturday, January 28, 2017 with live and lively music by three stellar musicians: Larry Unger, Naomi Morse, and Marco Brehm. No previous experience is required and it is not necessary to come with a partner. All dances will be taught. (more...)

'GREAT COMET' Cast to Perform Original Music, Covers at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Here's to happiness, freedom, and life! (more...)

Actors' Equity to Celebrate National Swing Day Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Actors' Equity Association will mark its second annual 'National Swing Day' with a social media celebration tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (more...)

NAKED BOYS SINGING! to Heat Up Rochester This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre has announce a limited, three-week-only engagement of:  Naked Boys Singing!, January 27 - February 14. The American Vaudeville-style review premiered in 1998 and has been 'thrilling' audiences both in New York and around the globe ever since. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club to Present Carrie Jackson & All Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Carrie Jackson Is a vocalist who rekindles thoughts of America's great jazz history, attributes her vocal style of singing to her mentors, the Great Ladies of Jazz, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, and Carmen Mc Rae. She has taken all of her mentors and made them a part of her and brings new horizons to this classical art form called Jazz, the truth is that she has a bit of all of them and more that is uniquely her own style. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, January 16, 2017 - All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 16, 2017

This weekend's big news: The American Pops celebrates '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with a slew of stars in D.C. and 'WRITERS RESIST: #LouderTogether' takes place on the steps of the New York Public Library this Sunday! (more...)

3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. (more...)

Top Selling Nail Clipper gets a new Update for the New Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

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BWW Interviews: Behind the scenes with Derrick Davis, Katie Travis, Steve Czarnecki of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Detroit Opera House
by Katie Laban - Jan 14, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is currently appearing through January 22nd at the Detroit Opera House. Yesterday, BroadwayWorld Detroit was given an inside look at show and able to speak with some the cast members including the Phantom, Derrick Davis. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: BANDSTAND Arrives!
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2017

Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will begin previews March 31 and open April 26, 2017 at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). The new musical, starringing Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) and Corey Cott (Gigi), features music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics byRobert Taylor and Richard Oberacker.  Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

Tommy Allsup, Musician Who Avoided Buddy Holly Plane Crash, Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who fatefully lost a coin toss that kept him off a plane that later crashed and killed music legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 'Big Bopper' Richardson, has passed away at the age of 85. (more...)

Black Box Studios Proudly Presents CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 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...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces February 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Nintendo Switch Launches March 3 at $299.99
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Registration Now Open for the 2nd Bi-Annual Quality Show -- The Only Tradeshow Focused Exclusively on Quality Manufacturing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Harlem Rep Extends 2016-17 Season with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, THE WIZARD OF OZ and AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Harlem Repertory Theatre is extending its 2016-2017 Season with their crowd- pleasing shows: RAISIN IN THE SUN, THE WIZARD OF OZ, and AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Brings 15th Anniversary Tour to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

???????Master Choreographer Twyla Tharp brings her Fiftieth Anniversary Tour to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, February 15 at 8PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Julia Hoffmann Is Swinging Across The Country in ONCE
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 12, 2017

Julia Hoffmann is currently Swinging her way across the United States in the national tour of 'Once' understudying Girl, Ex-Girlfriend, and Reza. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, the Tony Award-winning musical 'Once' shares the story of how music not only composes melodies but also love between different people from around the globe. With an incredible score by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and book by Enda Walsh, audiences have been falling (slowly) in love with this beautiful and honest production since its first performance on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

First U.S. Open in Wisconsin Headlines 2017 USGA Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The USGA today confirmed the sites and dates for its 2017 championship schedule, which includes 13 annual championships as well as the Walker Cup Match and the USGA Women's State Team Championship. (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ Kicks Off 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, proudly kicks off it 45th season at 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center of Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, NYC with The Highlights In Jazz 44th Anniversary Gala featuring the Swinging jazz and blues of Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks with vocalist Ms Vinnie Knight and the festive multi-dimensional music of Cynthia Sayer and her Joyride Band featuring clarinetist Adrian Cunningham, plus, as in all Highlights In Jazz concerts, a surprise guest. (more...)

Turnaround Artists Presents IN THE MOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

To the delight of fans of the American Big Bands and the Big Band era, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Melbourne in celebration of 23 years on tour. Hop aboard the 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' to 'Tuxedo Junction' and get 'In The Mood' for a 'Moonlight Serenade.' In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, The Andrews Sisters, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the '40s. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents The Marshall Tucker Band
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Marshall Tucker Band-Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

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