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Lincoln Center Names Bret Silver Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Bret Silver has been named Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer, a new position, reporting to Lincoln Center President Debora L. Spar. (more...)

The Jerry Douglas Band Premiere '2:19' with No Depression
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND--led by 14-time Grammy Award-winning musician JERRY DOUGLAS--yesterday (7/20), teamed up with No Depression to premiere '2:19,' a cover of the Tom Waits gem. (more...)

See All the Latest TV Trailers from San Diego Comic Con!
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Comic-Con' in San Diego is in full Swing. Each year, eager fans get previews of all the latest in movies and television.  This year, brand-new trailers from Teen Wolf, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and more have dropped in this week's presentation so far and BroadwayWorld has all of them. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces Extension of HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce that the first show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season, their smash-hit, critically-acclaimed musical, HAIRSPRAY, book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, musical direction by Michael Ferrara, directed and choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan is EXTENDING through SATURDAY, AUGUST 5th at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK Welcomes Audiences Back to Allenberry
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 20, 2017

Keystone Theatrics and Artistic Director Dustin LeBlanc have revived theatre at Allenberry after an absence from the scene. Things are looking up and not just in Duloc. (more...)

BANDSTAND'S Hopkins & Pero Join BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BANDSTAND'S James Nathan Hopkins, Joey Pero, and Matt Cusak have joined Feinstein's/54 Below's BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND on Sunday, August 6th, at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Will Host Opening-Night Presentation of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Broadway star Bernadette Peters, who currently appears in the Amazon hit show Mozart in the Jungle, will host the opening-night presentation of the Mostly Mozart Festival, The Singing Heart, on Tuesday, July 25, at 8:00 pm. Ms. Peters, a three-time Tony Award winner, will introduce this program, which celebrates the sense of optimism that emerged during Mozart's time, embodied in the composer's music and that of his contemporaries. The performance also features Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree leading the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, pianist Kit Armstrong, the Young People's Chorus of New York City , and soloists who join together for Beethoven's rousing Choral Fantasy. (more...)

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Shakespeare's Globe
by Debbie Gilpin - Jul 20, 2017

Matthew Dunster brings some desert sun to a so far patchy summer, with his Mexican inspired production of Much Ado About Nothing. It truly is the beating heart of the Summer of Love, running until the end of the season alongside first Twelfth Night, then King Lear and Boudica. (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. presents SUMMER JAMFEST: THE BRITISH INVASION YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The 2017 Summer Jamfest is in full Swing at Centenary Stage Company as The British Invasion Years take the Sitnik stage on Saturday, July 29 . Formed in 1995, the band originally focused on their classic rock tribute shows and released two critically acclaimed albums before narrowing their focus to their favorite music - 1960s pop and rock. Branded as "three shows in one," the show takes the audience through the entire decade from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and The Monkees to The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, and The Who. The British Invasion Years will travel on a nostalgic journey grooving through some of the world's most famous and well-loved tunes. (more...)

Honda Civic Tour with OneRepublic Hits the Road for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Fans and foodies rejoice! One of summer's most anticipated concert tours, the Honda Civic Tour (HondaCivicTour.com), is in full Swing with multi-platinum-band OneRepublic featuring special guests Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur and is all set to add the new Civic Tour City Flavor pop-up food & music experience at select Civic Tour concert venues. (more...)

Kyle Carter Joins the Cast of WOMEN IN THE WINGS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Kyle Carter joins the cast of Women of the Wings: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

SPAMILTON Actor to Visit Students at State Theatre's Acting Camp
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Actor Tristan J. Shuler, currently performing in the hit Off-Broadway parody Spamilton, will workshop with and speak to State Theatre Acting Camp students on Monday, July 24th in the State Theatre's main hall. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. The orchestra makes a return to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Datawatch Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Jon Stickley Trio Brings New Music To The Knitting Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

 Jon Stickley Trio is touring with Maybe Believe, their 3rd independently released full length album [May 12, 2017]. Jon Stickley Trio creates textural soundscapes combining Jon Stickley's rapid-fire flatpicking guitar with the sultry and wild, yet refined, melodies of Lyndsay Pruett on violin set over the deep groove of Patrick Armitage on drums. (more...)

Keep Your Skin Safe While Traveling America's Highways This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Back Some Favorite Guests for a Quippy Clip Show
by Broadwaysted - Jul 19, 2017

We know what you've all been thinking. You've been sitting at home, listening to your favorite Broadwaysted episodes and wondering, 'Gee, what are some of our #FriendsoftheShow up to right now?' Well guess what?! Your prayers have been answered because this week we're bringing you a Quippy Clip Show filled to the brim with new segments featuring some of your favorite #FriendsoftheShow!  (more...)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on Swings
by Guest Blogger: Kate Carmanico - Jul 19, 2017

With the second week of rehearsals well underway, the cast and creative team of The Drowsy Chaperone have moved into our new rehearsal space and are taking advantage of the wall-to-wall mirrors and sprung floors to run through some of the show's biggest dance numbers. (more...)

NobleMotion Dance Receives M-AAA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

NobleMotion Dance announced that it is among a select group of regional artists and organizations to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Artistic Innovations grant. This award will support NobleMotion's newest production Catapult at The Hobby Center on August 25 & 26, 2017. (more...)

Jackopierce, Mariza and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces alt-rockers Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce of Jackopierce, internationally acclaimed, Latin Grammy nominated Fado artist Mariza, Chicago's own Bluegrass group Henhouse Prowlers and more. (more...)

BWW Interview: For the Creators of The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts' World Premiere Musical, THE KIDS' TABLE isn't Such a Bad Place to Be.
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 17, 2017

When arts in education institutions produce musicals, they tend to stick with titles that everyone is likely to recognize. For the past 25 years DC's very own Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts has produced musicals that fall into this category – for example, Pippin and Jesus Christ Superstar with their Musical Theatre Institute for Teens, as well as other lesser known shows like Side Show – but what other teen program has embarked on the journey of premiering a new show? None that I know of, which is why I keep on singing The Theatre Lab's praises. (more...)

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy 2017 Summer Season of Events in Full Swing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) are proud to present the full lineup of events and activities for the 2017 summer season. Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of free cultural, educational, and recreational events, as well as expanded opportunities to volunteer and support this world-class waterfront park. (more...)

RAILROAD EARTH Comes to Fox Theater This December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 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…' (more...)

Latest on Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers & More on Latest Episode of THE PICKUP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Continuing the tradition of bringing you the latest news in country music, an all-new episode of “The Pickup” starts out with the announcement of a new album by Big & Rich. Did It For The Party will be the duo's sixth studio album and is set to hit stores on September 15. (more...)

Brian Setzer, Lewis & Pizzarelli and A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Sale Friday at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: The Brian Setzer Orchestra's 14th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour, presented by SiriusXM - Sat., Nov. 18, 8 p.m.; Straighten Up and Fly Right for the Holidays: The Nat King Cole Tribute featuring Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli - Sat., Dec. 9, 8 p.m.; A Christmas Carol presented by Sundog Theatre - Sun. Dec. 17, 1 & 4 p.m. (more...)

Full Count Big Band and More to Continue Bickford Summer Jazzfest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Following the sold-out opening for Bickford Summer Jazzfest, the party continues with three more great concerts on July 20, July 24, and August 3. The hot Swinging jazz will be combined with the area's best Food Trucks on-site for tailgate picnics before each concert. (more...)

BWW Review: Music Theatre Melbourne Presents Jon English's PARIS
by Victoria Beal - Jul 15, 2017

BWW Review: Music Theatre Melbourne presents Jon English's PARIS (more...)

BWW Interview: Ronny Merhavi, Maor Maimon And Talli Oren Talk HAIRSPRAY
by Ronit Suzan - Jul 15, 2017

The highly anticipated musical of the summer is almost here and during this week's presentation producer and senior entrepreneur Maor Maimon as well as Ronny Merhavi (Tracy) and Talli Oren (Velma Von Tussle) shared a bit about the Israeli production of Hairspray. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Daniel Reichard, Count Basie Orchestra and More Slated for August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its August 2017 lineup, featuring The Birdland Big Band, John Pizzarelli, Borislav Strulev, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Benny Green Trio, Michelle Lordi, Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Sam Feldt Releases Official Video and Remixes for 'Fade Away'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Currently in the midst of his summer tour, platinum-selling Dutch artist Sam Feldt presents the music video for his latest single with Lush & Simon, 'Fade Away' featuring INNA. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Announces 13th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's has announced its 13th Season. The city's only company dedicated to musical theatre has put together an ambitious season. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Louis Hayes Quintet and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 24-July 30, featuring Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Darin Brown Trio, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces Jazz High Tea Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Renowned jazz chanteuse Monique diMattina and Pam Wachira, one of Australia's most talented and dynamic singer/songwriter are among the acclaimed performers joining Arts Centre Melbourne's Jazz High Tea series from August - December. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 14th, 2017 - New 'Roxie' in CHICAGO, ME & ELLA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 14, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Robyn Hurder joins Broadway's CHICAGO tonight for a limited run as 'Roxie', and ME & ELLA opens at York Theatre Company on Sunday! (more...)

Popular Series PIT BULLS & PAROLEES Returns to Animal Planet, 8/26
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Animal Planet's popular series PIT BULLS & PAROLEES features Tia Torres, a true believer in second chances. For more than 20 years, Tia has dedicated her life to New Orleans-based Villalobos Rescue Center, the largest pit bull rescue center in the U.S (more...)

Centenary Stage Co presents SUMMER JAMFEST: DOO WAH RIDERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Centenary Stage Company welcomes The Doo Wah Riders to the Lackland Center on Saturday, July 22 at 8pm as the second installment of the 2017 Summer Jamfest series. Based out of Southern California, the band has been delighting audiences all across the United States with their unique sound, a blend of country music with Cajun influences. Their set list includes classic country tunes audiences know and love, as well as some original music infused with their own youthful energy. The Doo Wah Riders' are known for their tight musicianship, powerful arrangements, and being "A real crowd pleaser!" as Rey O'Day exclaims. Since 1993, they have released seven albums and one live-concert DVD. (more...)

Musical Mystery SONG OF SINGAPORE Now at COM Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

???????Enjoy a wacky parody of classic movies - full of music and intrigue - with "Song of Singapore" July 13-30 at College of the Mainland Community Theatre. (more...)

Cast Complete for New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE TEMPTATIONS MUSICAL. The musical stage production will be directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Berkeley Rep presents the show by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce (American Idiot, Spring Awakening). (more...)

All-Local Cast Assembled for DCPA's FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret announces an all local cast for the upcoming production of FIRST DATE, playing The Garner Galleria Theatre November 11, 2017 through April 22, 2018. Tickets start at $35 and go on sale to the public August 11 at denvercenter.org. (more...)

LGBTQA-Themed ADAM & BRIAN by Craig Donnelly to Make World Premiere at Broadway Bound Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Broadway Bound Theatre Festival has announced the world premiere of Adam & Brian, written by Craig Donnelly. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, the Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

GONZALO ALCAIN AND THE SILVERS BAND ofrecen su próximo concierto en la Sala Clamores
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - Jul 13, 2017

El proximo jueves 20 de julio a las 21.30 tendra lugar en la sala Clamores Jazz (C/Alburquerque, 14. Metro Bilbao, Quevedo) el proximo concierto del grupo GONZALO ALCAIN & THE SILVERS BAND. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES, Starring Joey Barreiro and Daniel Quadrino, to Sell Papes at Pittsburgh CLO Soon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO will produce Disney's NEWSIES for the first time, July 18-23 at the Benedum Center. Inspired by the Newsboy Strike of 1899 and based on the cult-hit Disney film, NEWSIES tells a tale of strife and triumph with Tony Award-winning music, daring choreography and a touch of New York City grit. (more...)

Brooke Moriber Releases New EP 'Here And Gone'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

With the Summer in full Swing, and having just released the single “99 Days of Rain” (which she recently performed LIVE at The Orchard NYC) singer/songwriter Brooke Moriber's newest EP “Here and Gone” is finally HERE! (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Celebrate National Dance Day with Shows, Lessons, Music & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Kennedy Center, in partnership with the Dizzy Feet Foundation and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), invites everyone to celebrate the art of dance as it hosts the East Coast's chapter of the annual National Dance Day on Saturday, July 29, 2017, from 2:00 to 10:30 p.m. (more...)

DataXu and Teads Announce Creative Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

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Bobby Watson Quartet with Lewis Nash and More to Play The Nash This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for August including Jazz Messengers Alum, Bobby Watson, who arrives in Phoenix to perform with Lewis Nash on August 13th. (more...)

Cast of BANDSTAND to Get Nostalgic at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

On Sunday, August 6th, at 7pm & 9:30pm, cast members of Broadway's Tony Award winning musical Bandstand will take Feinstein's/54 Below's audiences on a trip down memory lane to the Swinging sounds of the 1940s with BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND (more...)

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