ONE TOUCH OF VENUS Kicks Off Bayou City Concert Musicals' 2012-13 Season, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2012

Bayou City Concert Musicals kicks off its 2012-13 season with a fully-staged concert version of the classic musical, One Touch of Venus, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, September 6-9, 2012. "It seems strange," says BCCM Artistic Director Paul Hope, "to say a show written in the 1940s can be a Houston premiere, but One Touch of Venus has never before been seen on a Houston stage. That's a sad oversight BCCM will correct in September." (more...)

Bruce Vilanch, Julie Halston and More Set for UnsungMusicalsCo.¬'s AT HOME ABROAD, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC), whose mission focuses on the preservation of musical theater through the restoration and presentation of obscure but artistically sound works, has announced programming for its 2013 season. A one-night-only benefit concert presentation of the legendary 1935 musical revue At Home Abroad kicks off the season on October 15, 2012 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space. Bruce Vilanch, Julie Halston, Christine Pedi, Noah Racey and Margaret Colin are among the cast. (more...)

ONE TOUCH OF VENUS Kicks Off Bayou City Concert Musicals' 2012-13 Season Tonight, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Bayou City Concert Musicals kicks off its 2012-13 season with a fully-staged concert version of the classic musical, One Touch of Venus, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, tonight, September 6 through September 9, 2012. "It seems strange," says BCCM Artistic Director Paul Hope, "to say a show written in the 1940s can be a Houston premiere, but One Touch of Venus has never before been seen on a Houston stage. That's a sad oversight BCCM will correct in September." (more...)

Seth MacFarlane & More Featured on John Wilson Orchestra's THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! CD, Released Today, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

EMI Classics has announced the U.S. release of The John Wilson Orchestra's That's Entertainment: A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical. World renowned conductor and arranger John Wilson leads an all-star cast of singers and his Grammy Award-nominated eponymous orchestra, comprised of some of the UK's finest musicians, on this dazzling recording of some of the greatest songs from Hollywood's Golden Age. Most of the scores have been lovingly and painstakingly reconstructed by Wilson, as MGM destroyed the originals in 1969. (more...)

Mobile and Online Entertainment Industry Revenues to Exceed $300 Billion Annually by 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

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InDepth InterView: Tracey Ullman On THE BAND WAGON At Encores!, Plus INTO THE WOODS Movie, Stage Roles & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 6, 2014

Today we are talking to a spectacularly talented and universally beloved stage and screen star who is celebrated around the world for her wacky way with a character - 7-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman. Discussing the finer points of her just announced participation in the upcoming Encores! mounting of celebrated Vincente Minnelli movie musical THE BAND WAGON, Ullman opens up about her anticipation in taking on the role of scrappy and smart Broadway lyricist Lily Marton, famously essayed in the original film by Nanette Fabray. Also, Ullman sheds some light on some of the musical material we can anticipate hearing from her in the newly devised Encores! edition of THE BANDWAGON penned by Douglas Carter Beane, including such showstopping classics as 'That's Entertainment' and 'Louisiana Hayride'. Furthermore, Ullman elaborates on her excitement in teaming with noted co-stars Brian Stokes Mitchell and Michael McKean, as well as performing for the first time at the newly renovated City Center. Plus, Ullman also clues us in on what viewers can expect from the hotly anticipated feature film edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS and shares stories from the set. Additionally, Ullman reflects on some of her early stage roles, ranging from a Berlin stage production of another Vincente Minnelli movie musical masterpiece, GIGI, along with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW and more. All of that, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS and much, much more in this exclusive conversation with a comedy legend. (more...)

BWW TV: That's Entertainment! In Rehearsal with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes, Tracey Ullman and More for Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2014

The Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon is set to star Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. BroadwayWorld was in rehearsal with the company today and you can check out interviews with the cast and a performance sneak peek below! (more...)

Liz Larsen, KT Sullivan, Chris Hoch and More Join AT HOME ABROAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

Tony Award nominee Liz Larsen (The Most Happy Fella), KT Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Chris Hoch (La Cage Aux Folles, Shrek The Musical), Michael Mastro (Twelve Angry Men), Pilin Anice (Junie B. Jones), Cicily Daniels (The Little Mermaid), Tim Falter (Some Like It Hot), Nadine Isenegger (42nd Street), Matthew LaBanca (Young Frankenstein), Drama Desk Award nominee Garrett Long (South Pacific, The Spitfire Grill), Kristin Maloney (The Talk of the Town), Brent McBeth (White Christmas), Jim Middleton (Goodspeed's 1776), Kevin Vortmann (A Little Night Music) and Tiffany Westlie (The Truth About Jane) have joined the cast of UnsungMusicalsCo.'s October 15, 2012 benefit concert presentation of the legendary 1935 musical revue At Home Abroad. (more...)

Phoenix Boys Choir Hosts 2015 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

The Phoenix Boys Choir will be 'putting on the ritz' for its major Gala, 'That's Entertainment!' on Today October 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Memorial Hall of Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Road.    (more...)

Liz Larsen, KT Sullivan, Chris Hoch & More Set for UnsungMusicalsCo.'s AT HOME ABROAD Tonight, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Tony Award nominee Liz Larsen (The Most Happy Fella), KT Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Chris Hoch (La Cage Aux Folles, Shrek The Musical), Michael Mastro (Twelve Angry Men), Pilin Anice (Junie B. Jones), Cicily Daniels (The Little Mermaid), Tim Falter (Some Like It Hot), Nadine Isenegger (42nd Street), Matthew Labanca (Young Frankenstein), Drama Desk Award nominee Garrett Long (South Pacific, The Spitfire Grill), Kristin Maloney (The Talk of the Town), Brent McBeth (White Christmas), Jim Middleton (Goodspeed's 1776), Kevin Vortmann(A Little Night Music) and Tiffany Westlie (The Truth About Jane) have joined the cast of UnsungMusicalsCo.'s benefit concert presentation of the legendary 1935 musical revue At Home Abroad, set for tonight, October 15, 2012. Get a first look at the stars in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Liz Larsen, KT Sullivan, Chris Hoch & More in Rehearsal for UnsungMusicalsCo.'s AT HOME ABROAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Tony Award nominee Liz Larsen (The Most Happy Fella), KT Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Chris Hoch (La Cage Aux Folles, Shrek The Musical), Michael Mastro (Twelve Angry Men), Pilin Anice (Junie B. Jones), Cicily Daniels (The Little Mermaid), Tim Falter (Some Like It Hot), Nadine Isenegger (42nd Street), Matthew LaBanca (Young Frankenstein), Drama Desk Award nominee Garrett Long (South Pacific, The Spitfire Grill), Kristin Maloney (The Talk of the Town), Brent McBeth (White Christmas), Jim Middleton (Goodspeed's 1776), Kevin Vortmann (A Little Night Music) and Tiffany Westlie (The Truth About Jane) have joined the cast of UnsungMusicalsCo.'s October 15, 2012 benefit concert presentation of the legendary 1935 musical revue At Home Abroad. Get a first look at the stars in rehearsal below! (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Sets MY WAY: A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Musical Revue Opening for June 15, Naperville
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2012

BrightSide Theatre wraps up their inaugural season with, "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" conceived by David Grapes and Todd Olson and book by Todd Olson. Frank Sinatra is the icon of cool - from classic elegance to contemporary "fedora" hipster. "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" celebrates the pivotal moments of Sinatra's life which would solidify his legendary status. The show runs from Friday, June 15, 2012 8 p.m. (reception following) at the Theatre at MeileySwallow Hall, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville, IL 60540 until Sunday, July 1, 2012. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. (more...)

Seattle Theatre Group Presents Showtunes Theatre Company's THE BROADWAY REVUES, 5/5 & 6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2012

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) presents SHOWTUNES THEATRE COMPANY's THE BROADWAY REVUES at The Moore Theatre tonight, May 5th at 8pm and Sunday, May 6th at 2pm. (more...)

Seattle Theatre Group Presents Showtunes Theatre Company's THE BROADWAY REVUES, 5/5 & 6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2012

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) will present SHOWTUNES THEATRE COMPANY's THE BROADWAY REVUES at The Moore Theatre on Saturday, May 5th at 8pm and Sunday, May 6th at 2pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 5/26/2013
by BWW - May 26, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/26/2013 for Tempe (more...)

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE MIGHTY WURLITZER Plays Music Hall Ballroom Today
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Refresh you musical memory with a selection of classic melodies when The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH) presents That's Entertainment with the Mighty Wurlitzer at Cincinnati's Music Hall today, May 15 at 10:30 AM and 7:00 PM. The popular theatre organ concert series is presented in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Organ Society. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

Elaine C. Smith to Star in THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

From the producers of the smash-hit show PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ comes the dazzling song and dance extravaganza That's Entertainment! Each venue on the UK tour will feature a very special guest; the much loved star of stage and screen ELAINE C SMITH will be starring in Glasgow. (more...)

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! UK Tour Will Include Guest Stars Ruthie Henshall, The Overtones & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

From the producers of the smash-hit show PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ comes the dazzling song and dance extravaganza That's Entertainment! on a UK tour. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Returns to Gettysburg Community Theatre, Now thru 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

The Gettysburg Community Theatre, located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in downtown Gettysburg, presented six sold out performances last month of the musical The Wizard of Oz based on the MGM classic film. Due to its popularity and just in time for the premiere of the new Oz movie, GCT has extended the run of its production of The Wizard of Oz to offer four more performances for the public today, March 8th and 9th at 7pm and March 9th and 10th at 2pm. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Return to Gettysburg Community Theatre, 3/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

The Gettysburg Community Theatre, located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in downtown Gettysburg, presented six sold out performances last month of the musical The Wizard of Oz based on the MGM classic film. Due to its popularity and just in time for the premiere of the new Oz movie, GCT has extended the run of its production of The Wizard of Oz to offer four more performances for the public March 8th snd 9th at 7pm and March 9th and 10th at 2pm. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Christopher Fitzgerald and More Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1972
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The Broadway Musicals of 1972 comes to The Town Hall on April 29 with a performance featuring famous numbers from Broadway favorites Grease, Pippin, and more! (more...)

The Barns at Wolf Trap Announces Upcoming Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The Barns at Wolf Trap will feature the following performances in April. (more...)

Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Kiss Me Kate -- Cole Porter's 1953 hit musical filmed with the most advanced 3D technology during the medium's "golden era" - will be released March 3 in a new restored Blu-ray edition by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. (more...)

Sierra Boggess, Julian Ovenden and More Featured in RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN: AT THE MOVIES Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

EMI Classics has announced the second album from world renowned conductor and arranger John Wilson and The John Wilson Orchestra, entitled Rodgers & Hammerstein: At The Movies . The album, which will be released on April 9th, showcases music from Rodgers & Hammerstein's best-loved musicals, including You'll Never Walk Alone (Carousel), Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'! (Oklahoma) and I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair (South Pacific), all brought to life by John's handpicked ensemble of some of the world's finest musicians, as well as soloists Joyce DiDonato, Sierra Boggess, Anna-Jane Casey, Maria Ewing, Julian Ovenden, David Pittsinger, and the Maida Vale Singers. (more...)

Musical Legacy of Garland and Rooney Spotlighted in BABES IN HOLLYWOOD at Gaslight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2012

The musical review was created by David Grapes (the former artistic director of Tennessee Repertory Theatre), with musical arrangements and medleys by Andrew Philip Herron, and traces the careers of Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney from early on, as the two made their way to Hollywood and became America's Sweethearts, through their sensational careers both in Hollywood and on Broadway. (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for March 2012
by - Mar 1, 2012

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for March, 2012. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Sets MY WAY: A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Musical Revue Opening for June 15, Naperville
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

BrightSide Theatre wraps up their inaugural season with, "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" conceived by David Grapes and Todd Olson and book by Todd Olson. Frank Sinatra is the icon of cool - from classic elegance to contemporary "fedora" hipster. "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" celebrates the pivotal moments of Sinatra's life which would solidify his legendary status. The show runs from Friday, June 15, 2012 8 p.m. (reception following) at the Theatre at MeileySwallow Hall, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville, IL 60540 until Sunday, July 1, 2012. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. (more...)

Phoenix Boys Choir to Host 2015 Gala, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The Phoenix Boys Choir will be 'putting on the ritz' for its major Gala, 'That's Entertainment!' on Saturday October 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Memorial Hall of Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Road.    (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's MY WAY: A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Musical Revue Opens Tonight, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

BrightSide Theatre wraps up their inaugural season with, "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" conceived by David Grapes and Todd Olson and book by Todd Olson. Frank Sinatra is the icon of cool - from classic elegance to contemporary "fedora" hipster. "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" celebrates the pivotal moments of Sinatra's life which would solidify his legendary status. The show runs from tonight, June 15, 2012 8 p.m. (reception following) at the Theatre at MeileySwallow Hall, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville, IL 60540 until Sunday, July 1, 2012. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. (more...)

ONE TOUCH OF VENUS Kicks Off Bayou City Concert Musicals' 2012-13 Season, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

Bayou City Concert Musicals kicks off its 2012-13 season with a fully-staged concert version of the classic musical, One Touch of Venus, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, September 6-9, 2012. "It seems strange," says BCCM Artistic Director Paul Hope, "to say a show written in the 1940s can be a Houston premiere, but One Touch of Venus has never before been seen on a Houston stage. That's a sad oversight BCCM will correct in September." (more...)

G4's Jonathan Ansell To Star In THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT At The New Wimbledon Theatre
by Edward Baker - Jul 11, 2016

From the producers of the smash-hit show Puttin' On the Ritz comes the dazzling song and dance extravaganza That's Entertainment! Each venue will feature a very special guest alongside the cast of West End Singers and Dancers and the Classical Brit Nominee highly popular young tenor and former G4 front man Jonathan Ansell will join the cast in Wimbledon. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Gene Kelly Jamboree
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 10, 2012

Today, in honor of this week's special one night only movie theater re-release of the iconic 1952 movie musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN on July 12 we will be taking a look at some of the most heady and impressive highlights and the most cherished and memorable moments from the life and career of famed actor/director/choreographer/producer Gene Kelly. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Entertainer Extraordinaire Sam Harris Presents 'Liter-usical' - Now That's Entertainment!
by Linda Hodges - Jan 31, 2014

Riding the wave of enthusiasm for his newly released book 'Ham: Slices of a Life,' singer and entertainer extraordinaire Sam Harris played to a sold-out crowd at Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Francisco. They came expecting a great show and he did not disappoint. Calling his performance a 'liter-usical,' a combination of literary book tour and Broadway musical extravaganza, he alternated between reading juicy morsels (amuse-bouche, if you will) from his book with songs that served to highlight the chapters of his life. (more...)

BEST OF WARNER BROS. 20 FILM COLLECTIONS: MUSICALS Set for Release Feb 12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Warner Home Video will release two new DVD box sets early in the first quarter as part of their 90th Anniversary initiative running throughout 2013: The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Best Pictures (January 29) and The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Musicals (February 12). (more...)

BWW Review: THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: THE MGM YEARS Now Playing at the Quality Hill Playhouse
by Steve Wilson - Jan 24, 2015

That's Entertainment: The MGM Years the current production of the Quality Hill Playhouse continues through February 15 at the theatre in Kansas City, MO. The show highlights the songs from the movie studio MGM, but in the case of Quality Hill MGM stands for Music Glorious Music and that is exactly what the audience receives. (more...)

Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out 3/3
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Kiss Me Kate -- Cole Porter's 1953 hit musical filmed with the most advanced 3D technology during the medium's "golden era" - will be released March 3 in a new restored Blu-ray edition by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. (more...)

ONE TOUCH OF VENUS Kicks Off Bayou City Concert Musicals' 2012-13 Season, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2013

Bayou City Concert Musicals kicks off its 2012-13 season with a fully-staged concert version of the classic musical, One Touch of Venus, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, September 6-9, 2012. "It seems strange," says BCCM Artistic Director Paul Hope, "to say a show written in the 1940s can be a Houston premiere, but One Touch of Venus has never before been seen on a Houston stage. That's a sad oversight BCCM will correct in September." (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADDAMS FAMILY Tour Snap-Snaps into Fort Myers
by Chris Silk - Feb 26, 2013

Da da da dum (snap snap). 'The Addams Family.' You want a verdict? Not bad. Pretty good. Da da da dum (snap snap). Sitcom. Very sitcom. Which it is. (snap snap). Memorable? Not at all. (snap snap). Fun? Absolutely. But Morticia and a ghost kick line? That's Entertainment. (snap snap). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kevin Sorbo Discusses ¬"True Strength¬"
by Joseph F. Panarello - Feb 14, 2012

There's no doubt about who is speaking on the other end of the telephone connection. The voice is deep, rich and mellifluous. It's the envy of any classically trained actor, yet there's incredible humor and intelligence in it. It can only belong to actor Kevin Sorbo. (more...)

BEST OF WARNER BROS. 20 FILM COLLECTIONS: MUSICALS Set for Release Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Warner Home Video will release two new DVD box sets early in the first quarter as part of their 90th Anniversary initiative running throughout 2013: The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Best Pictures (January 29) and The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Musicals (today, February 12). (more...)

'That's Entertainment' Report Sets Out the Trends and Technologies That Are Shaping Our Access to, and Passion for, Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Sky has released 'That's Entertainment,' a comprehensive report on the latest entertainment trends in the U.S. and U.K. The results demonstrate that entertainment remains a fundamental component of American and British life, with the vast majority of those surveyed reporting that they watch TV, listen to music and play games daily, often across multiple devices, and sometimes simultaneously. (more...)

Phoenix Boys Choir to Host 2015 Gala in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The Phoenix Boys Choir will be 'putting on the ritz' for its major Gala, 'That's Entertainment!' on Saturday October 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Memorial Hall of Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Road.    (more...)

Seth MacFarlane & More Featured on John Wilson Orchestra's THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! CD, Set for Release 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

EMI Classics has announced the U.S. release of The John Wilson Orchestra's That's Entertainment: A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical. World renowned conductor and arranger John Wilson leads an all-star cast of singers and his Grammy Award-nominated eponymous orchestra, comprised of some of the UK's finest musicians, on this dazzling recording of some of the greatest songs from Hollywood's Golden Age. Most of the scores have been lovingly and painstakingly reconstructed by Wilson, as MGM destroyed the originals in 1969. (more...)

BWW TV: Inside the Making of John Wilson Orchestra¬'s THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT Album; Release Set for 9/25
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2012

EMI Classics has just announced the U.S. release of The John Wilson Orchestra's That's Entertainment: A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical. World renowned conductor and arranger John Wilson leads an all-star cast of singers and his Grammy¬ģ Award-nominated eponymous orchestra, comprised of some of the UK's finest musicians, on this dazzling recording of some of the greatest songs from Hollywood's Golden Age. Most of the scores have been lovingly and painstakingly reconstructed by Wilson, as MGM destroyed the originals in 1969. This is the first time the songs, including "Singin' in the Rain", "Steppin' Out with My Baby", "The Trolley Song", and title track "That's Entertainment", have been recorded in their intended orchestration since the films' original soundtrack recordings. That's Entertainment, also features a world-class cast of singers including Kim Criswell, Matthew Ford, Sarah Fox, Seth MacFarlane (the creator of Family Guy) and Curtis Stigers. The Standard Edition CD, a Deluxe Edition and a DVD of the 2009 BBC Proms, which launched John Wilson to fame in his native UK, is currently featured as part of a major national PBS pledge drive in August and September, will be available through all stores and online retailers on September 25th, 2012. (more...)

CHICAGO, SISTER ACT & More Set for New Alexandra Theatre This Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The internationally award-winning musical Chicago will be the Christmas show at the New Alexandra Theatre this year, it was announced today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Peter Mac's Judy at Carnegie Hall Winning Entertainment
by Don Grigware - Apr 24, 2012

On April 20 and 21 Peter Mac repeated one of his most challenging shows honoring Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall. To sing all 26 dynamic tunes at the highest peak as well as to replicate in minute detail the deliciously droll Garland anecdotes about her encounters with a chic Parisian hairdresser or a disgustingly insincere London press woman ... this is a huge...no, daunting task to pull off. Only a truly gifted performer can do it, and there is literally no one who comes even close to Peter Mac, who sings the only sincere loving tribute to Judy Garland anywhere. Mac gave 150% this past weekend and will do so again this coming weekend April 27 and 28 at the French Quarter inside the French Market in Hollywood. The show is astounding from start to finish. Mac, like Garland, works at a harrowingly brisk pace throughout accompanied at the piano by wonderful musical director Bryan Miller and by Kevin Widener on percussion. Mac even manages to throw in a few of his own jokes like the one about Tallulah Bankhead wiring 'Kisses on your opening' or talking freely about composer Noel Coward who never held back an opinion. Judy Garland would have been 90 years old in June of this year, and what devilish great fun to hear Mac shout out as Garland herself would undoubtedly say, 'I'm too old for this shit!' (more...)

Bayou City Concert Musicals to Present ALONE TOGETHER: THE SONGS OF ARTHUR SCHWARTZ, 5/6-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Bayou City Concert Musicals continues its popular cabaret series with Alone Together: The Songs of Arthur Schwartz, on three consecutive Monday nights in May, beginning Monday, May 6, and continuing on May 13 and May 20 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE MIGHTY WURLITZER to Play Music Hall Ballroom, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Refresh you musical memory with a selection of classic melodies when The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH) presents That's Entertainment with the Mighty Wurlitzer at Cincinnati's Music Hall on Thursday, May 15 at 10:30 AM and 7:00 PM. The popular theatre organ concert series is presented in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Organ Society. (more...)

Seattle Theatre Group Presents Showtunes Theatre Company's THE BROADWAY REVUES, 5/5 & 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) will present SHOWTUNES THEATRE COMPANY's THE BROADWAY REVUES at The Moore Theatre on Saturday, May 5th at 8pm and Sunday, May 6th at 2pm. (more...)

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