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ENTERTAIN AND DINE New Jersey Style
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 29, 2016

New Jersey theater season is now in full Swing. Over the coming weeks we will highlight some of the shows that are being staged along with local restaurants. (more...)

Brian Setzer to Release 'ROCKABILLY RIOT: OSAKA ROCKA! - LIVE IN JAPAN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Three-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER's new concert Blu-ray/CD,ROCKABILLY RIOT: OSAKA ROCKA! - LIVE IN JAPAN--filmed on February 18 at Namba Hatch in Osaka, Japan--is set for release November 4, 2016 via Surfdog Records. (more...)

Shenandoah Conservatory Presents: SPRING AWAKENING
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 29, 2016

Shenandoah Conservatory's production of Spring Awakening runs this weekend only, from Thursday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2nd in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University. Stephen Sater and Duncan Sheik's Tony award-winning musical led by two Broadway veterans and now Shenandoah educators: Kevin Covert (Direction and Choreography) and Rick Edinger (Music Direction). (more...)

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen to Join Forces for a Rare Acoustic Performance at The Grand
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House celebrates two longtime friends who are also two of Texas' most magnificent singer/songwriters.  Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen will join forces for a rare acoustic performance at The Grand on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Catalina Film Festival Kicks Off 2016 with 90 Films & New Media Summit
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Catalina Film Festival (CFF) rolled out the red carpet for the 6th annual Fest as it takes over the famed Catalina Island through Oct. 2. CFF is a competitive festival and film market where guests experience the West Coast's only resort island while enjoying upwards of 90 films, the annual Film and New Media Summit, and exclusive events. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Releases All-Debussy Album, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will release an all-Debussy album featuring three works that illustrate the French composer's mastery of orchestration including Images pour orchestre, Jeux, and La plus que lente, on the Orchestra's Grammy Award-winning SFS Media label on Friday, October 28, 2016. The recording will be available for pre-order on iTunes.com/SFSymphony and SFSymphony.org/Debussy on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. This recording is presented by SFS Media in premium audio hybrid SACD as well as studio master-quality download. (more...)

Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

Chelsea Handler Weighs In on Presidential Debate With Hilarious Tweets
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Last night, Chelsea Handler joined the Twitterverse, providing her own sassy hot-takes on the first debate. The Netflix talk-show host and comedian has been very outspoken on the race, helping break down the daily election chaos for her viewers in the explanatory and hilarious way (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company not only gives gift certificates to charitable nonprofits, meeting requests from organizations in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey, but also offers a portion of its proceeds during at least one performance yearly to help a nonprofit. (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...)

Two Virtuosi Extraordinaires Play MUSIC BY THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Music by the Sea presents Ambre Hammond on the piano and Ian Cooper on the violin - a vivacious blend of Classical, Gypsy and Jazz music at Sandgate Town Hall on Saturday 1st October, 7:30pm. Each a virtuoso in their own right, violinist, Ian Cooper and pianist, Ambre Hammond began learning their instruments before they started school. Classical, Tango, Gypsy, Irish, Country, Swing and the Blues, all delivered with their trade-mark wit and enthusiasm. Be amazed and entertained as these two instrumental geniuses try to out-do each other. Ian Cooper and Ambre Hammond are not just a concert, they're an experience. (more...)

Sneak Peek - All-New Season of Bravo's VANDERPUMP RULES, Premiering 11/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Bravo Media serves up the fifth season of fan-favorite VANDERPUMP RULES, premiering Monday, November 7 at 9pm ET/PT, with Lisa Vanderpump and her crew of current and former SURvers back for another round of wild, sexy, and utterly unpredictable chaos. (more...)

Doritos Rocks Election Season To Empower Young Voters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The youth vote in America has decreased by double digits since 1964. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in two Americans ages 18 to 24 did not vote in 1964; by 2012, 62 percent did not turn out to polls. With the Millennial generation set to become one of the largest, most diverse and perhaps most important voting contingents in the country (CIRCLE), Doritos, a brand built on bold choices, is out to show the boldest choice you can make this year is one at the ballot box. (more...)

Talkwalker Launches Dashboard to Monitor Clinton vs. Trump Social Media Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Qrvey Raises $1.2M Seed Round, Launches the First Multi-App Feedback Platform for Web and Mobile Environments
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Sinatra Tribute Does It His Way To Celebrate Famous Recording
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The world's No1 Frank Sinatra, Stephen Triffitt, is coming to town on Sat 8 October to celebrate the golden anniversary of Ol' Blue Eyes' most famous recording - Sinatra Live at the Sands. A brand-new production called Frankly Sinatra features many of the songs from the classic album, performed just the way they were back in 1966. (more...)

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER, 23 September 2016
by Emma Cann - Sep 25, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater tour the UK for the first time in 6 years, presented by the amazing Dance Consortium. Hailed by the US Congress as "a vital American cultural ambassador to the world", the company perform original works by the late Alvin Ailey - including his most famous and critically acclaimed piece Revelations - as well works by more contemporary choreographers who contribute to the company's repertory.  (more...)

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...)

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

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

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