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Cirque du Soleil to Perform at Taste of Chicago Celebrating Eli's Cheesecake 37th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Eli's and Taste will celebrate their 37th birthdays on Saturday July 8, 2017 at Taste of Chicago…the very place where Eli Schulman introduced the first  Eli's Cheesecake to the world, and where Eli's remains the only original vendor at Taste.  (more...)

Sonny Turner, Former Lead Singer of The Platters, Performs at Suncoast Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Sonny Turner, Former lead singer of The Platters, will bring his iconic hits to Suncoast Showroom on Saturday, Aug. 12. (more...)

Ringwald Theatre presents DIRTY PRANCING This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre, the undisputed Champ of Camp, is no stranger to the world of parody.  Its wildly popular Summer Camp series proves that year after year. The Ringwald will hop into a time machine and head back to the Catskills summer resorts of the 1960s for a little Dirty Prancing. (more...)

Scoop: RIVERDALE on THE CW - Friday, July 21, 2017
by - Jun 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on RIVERDALE, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 21, 2017! (more...)

Solardo Remix Duke Dumont & Gorgon City Release 'Real Life' ft. NAATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The most powerful and in-demand names in dance music, Duke Dumont, Gorgon City and Solardo have joined forces for a dynamic remix of 'Real Life' featuring NAATIONS. With the original version set to be a summer anthem on the White Isle and beyond, Solardo are set to take their rework to dark underground basements across the globe. (more...)

Sasheer Zamata, Shannon Coffey and More Set for July DOWNTOWN VARIETY HOUR at UCB East
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour is returning to UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, July 3, once again at its new time, 7:30PM. (more...)

The Yard Theatre Receives NPO Status
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Yard Theatre has been awarded National Portfolio status by Arts Council England. This means we will receive four years of investment in our work between April 2018 and March 2022, ensuring we can champion new artists from across the UK to develop bold new work. (more...)

Andrew Sean Greer, Celebrated MacDowell Author Comes to WRITERS IN THE LOFT 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On Monday, July 24, New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells; The Confessions of Max Tivoli) comes to town with his latest work LESS: A Novel-the hilarious tale of Arthur Less, a failed novelist whose escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to the Arabian Sea keep him on the run...from turning 50! (more...)

Arts House Announces New Series of July 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Arts House is presenting a series of installations, performances, spoken-word events, readings and conversations during July, which will reveal and explore the complex relationships of place and belonging. (more...)

Red River Breeze Brings 'Merrie Market Music' to the Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Travel back in time to the age of the troubadours without ever leaving The Corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville.  In a much-anticipated follow-up to last summer's sold-out concert, popular local music group Red River Breeze will present 'Merrie Market Music' with a Celtic flair at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Saturday, July 22, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Dionne Warwick, Charlie Wilson & More Join GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Led by GRAMMY®-winning industry icon Paul Shaffer as musical director, the tribute concert will feature rare performances by honorees and never-seen renditions by those they've inspired. (more...)

Motez Unveils Ethereal Track & Video 'The Future' ft. Antony & Cleopatra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Motez is a name that needs little introduction. Having crafted some of the most popular originals and remixes in dance music over his illustrious career, garnering support across the airwaves of Radio 1, Beats 1 and Triple J amongst others, the Iraqi-born producer returns today with 'The Future,' a summery jam featuring London-based duo Antony & Cleopatra. (more...)

The Music Hall Welcomes Bestselling Author Christina Baker Kline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train (3 million copies sold in 40 countries), Christina Baker Kline. (more...)

Grammy-Winner Miguel Launches the KCRW / Annenberg Foundation's 2017 Sound in Focus Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation launch the  2017 SOUND IN FOCUS series -- free, all-ages concerts held at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City -- on Saturday, July 15 with a headlining performance from Grammy-winning R&B artist Miguel, an opening set by Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzón-Montano, and DJ sets by Stretch Armstrong. The evening will be hosted by KCRW's Anthony Valadez. (more...)

BWW Previews: IN THE HEIGHTS at New Stage Theatreworks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Tallahassee's New Stage Theatreworks will present Lin-Manual Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS July 7-18 at Theatre Tallahassee. (more...)

San Francisco TROLLEY DANCES Announces Fall Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Epiphany Dance Theater has announced the program for the 14th annual season of San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD), October 21 to 22. This year's route travels along the N-Judah Muni line, from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in South of Market to Kezar Triangle in Golden Gate Park. Confirmed performers include Chaksam-Pa Tibetan Dance and Opera Company, Embodiment Project, Hope Mohr Dance, Kelly "Texas" Holly, little seismic dance company, Oscar Velarde and Maze Daiko in addition to Epiphany Dance Theater. (more...)

BWW's Guide to 4th of July TV Celebrations - Laura Osnes, Leslie Odom Jr., Heather Headley & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 3, 2017

With the celebration of America's birthday just around The Corner, BWW brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes, Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr, and the World Premiere of new music from award-winning composer Alan Menken! (more...)

BWW Review: BLUE FIN in Times Square for the Finest Seafood, Sushi and Much More
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 24, 2017

A visit to Broadway would not be complete without a dining experience to cherish. And that's just what you'll experience at Blue Fin. (more...)

BWW Review: LOLA AND JO: FOCUS ON, Latitude Festival
by Rona Kelly - Jul 23, 2017

Returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for their second year, Lola and Jo want to try out some of their new sketches. Having recruited market research company FocusOn, Latitude Festival seems the perfect focus group. Experimenting with the form of sketch comedy, the focus group and audience response was not overwhelmingly positive. (more...)

Comic Play Delivers Surprise Life In Death at the Old Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

A secret life will soon be exposed at a funeral and the bombshell will cause tempers - and ashes - to fly. (more...)

The 23rd Annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music presents Mendelssohn's Die Deutsche Liturgie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, August 6, at 11 am with a service offering the choral music of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) and recognizing the profound influence his works had on choral music for over a century after his death. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Southern California Premiere of INCOGNITO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

How much of our identity is created by our minds and our memories? Award-winning playwright Nick Payne (Constellations) explores this question in the Southern California Premiere of his dazzling new play about what it means to be human. Four actors play 21 characters in interwoven stories (some based on true events) that examine the extent to which our identities and our choices are governed by the complex and delicate mechanisms of the brain. Payne's moving and deeply profound play seeks to make sense of the relationship between the physical and metaphysical. Directed by Indy Award-winning director Katharine Farmer (The Nibroc Trilogy), (more...)

Writers in the Loft Welcomes NYT Bestseller Nicholas Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, August 10, the former CIA officer and historian at the CIA Museum Nicholas Reynolds comes to town with his unique biography WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961. In this New York Times bestseller, Reynolds reveals Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during World War II. (more...)

NYMF Best of Fest Winner Warren Loy Joins Nathan Siler for Portraiture's Second Album 'Cruel Yellow'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

'At times, it's as if lunch at Bergdorf Goodman's could turn into a Caligula style orgy, fueled with cocaine, champagne and Sweet Jane standing on The Corner,' said Tyson Meade. (more...)

VIDEO: 2CELLOS Cover Justin Bieber's 'Despacito'
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2017

CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, released a new cover video for 'Despacito', this summer's hottest single remixed by Justin Beiber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi. The video was filmed on July 8th in Zagreb, Croatia at a local bar just around The Corner from the studio. The audio track is also available now via all download / streaming services. (more...)

Tijuana Flats Launches 'Hardly Homemade' Take-Home Taco Meal Kit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Tijuana Flats, the fast-casual Tex-Mex dining experience, has launched its new "Hardly Homemade" take-home taco meal kit a feasible, easily accessible dinner option that allows simple option for family dinner, the "Hardly Homemade" Kit is also a viable solution for smaller offices looking for a group lunch option. (more...)

Family Pictures USA to Host Grand Finale Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For the past 5 weeks, the "Family Picture USA" team has been gathering photographs and stories from Detroiters about their lives, their families, their personal Detroit history. This precious material will be assembled into the pilot episode of a new television series being filmed for Detroit Public Television and PBS's World Channel. (more...)

BITCH SLAP Opens 8/10 at Oasis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Adultery, blackmail, confessions, amnesia, nervous breakdowns, bigamy, adoptions, divorce, evil twins, seduction, catfights & shoulder pads! And that's just in the first scene.  D'Arcy Drollinger's stage send-up of the 80's television soap-opera and telenovela opens August 10th and runs Thursdays-Saturdays at Oasis, 298 11th Street at The Corner of Folsom. (more...)

New Research by Virgin Group Looks 20 Years Ahead to Create a Vision of Life in the Future
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Raven Theatre Founders Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro to Step Down After 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Raven Theatre Company today announced the theater's founders and co-artistic directors Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro will retire at the end of the 2017-2018 season, after leading the company for 35 years. (more...)

Carey & Giampa Realtors Return as a Season Sponsor to The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Building community is a fundamental part of The Music Hall's mission and they are fortunate to partner with a number of organizations on this effort: key among them is Carey & Giampa, Realtors, who is celebrating its fifth year as a Season Sponsor. (more...)

Star-Studded South African Production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

An all South African production of the West End smash hit comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE comes to the Fugard Theatre in 2017 with the best of this country's acting talent. This South African premiere is a Fugard Theatre production presented by Eric Abraham. (more...)

Positive with Nu•ance Theatre Co. Presents PROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

With each production, rising Nu•ance Theatre Company is gaining a reputation of presenting incredible theatrical performances. (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...)

West Coast Players Announce August Production
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

West Coast Players, Pinellas County's 'Theater on the Edge,' will present Ray Cooney's hilarious British farce, It Runs in the Family, opening August 4th.  (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring One-Woman Hit ITALIAN BRED to Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show 'Italian Bred' to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. (more...)

Social: Behind the Scenes at DOG SEES GOD with Corey Fogelmanis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Check out the Instagram takeover yesterday from Disney Channel's Corey Fogelmanis, who's currently starring in DOG SEES GOD! (more...)

Houseparty Race Play RAISINS IN A GLASS OF MILK Comes to Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld Award Winning Director Darius J. Manuel is back again, but this time, he brings out his Philadelphia theatre scene roots and takes us where grungy inner-city storytelling meets immersive truth in the workshop of this innovative house party play RAISINS IN A GLASS OF MILK by Maya Burton & Lexi Chipman. (more...)

Free Napa Valley Wine & Food Guide Now Available from the Napa Valley Vintners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

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Janet Ulrich Brooks Crowned Queen for Chicago Premiere of THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the first production of its 2017-2018 season-the Chicago premiere of THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, and featuring TimeLine Company Member Janet Ulrich Brooks in the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, August 24 - November 12, 2017 (previews August 16 - 23) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Paul Oakenfold Continues the KCRW / Annenberg Foundation's 2017 SOUND IN FOCUS Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation continue the 2017 SOUND IN FOCUS series -- free, all-ages concerts held at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City -- on Saturday, July 22 with a headlining performance from the godfather of EDM, Paul Oakenfold, opening sets by East L.A.-based troubadour Mondo Cozmo and the dreamy pop outfit Lo Moon, and DJ sets by KCRW's Jason Bentley. (more...)

WRITERS IN THE LOFT presents Andrew Sean Greer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells; The Confessions of Max Tivoli) with his latest work LESS: A Novel-the hilarious tale of Arthur Less, a failed novelist who escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to the Arabian Sea keep him on the run...from turning 50! A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, and a bittersweet romance of chances lost, LESS shows a writer at the peak of his talents raising the curtain on our shared human comedy. Greer will discuss his character's misadventures with Michelle Aldredge, the founding editor of Gwarlingo and the evening's guest moderator. Don't miss the chance to hear Andrew Sean Greer speak more about LESS! (more...)

Goldenstein Gallery Celebrates The National Day of the Cowboy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Grab your boots and hat, and head out to Goldenstein Gallery Saturday and Sunday July 22 and 23 for their celebration of the National Day of the Cowboy! One of the country's most iconic symbols, the American Cowboy and Cowgirl has long seized imaginations across the globe. It is the cherished heritage of the American West and the archetypal spirit of these heroes that captivated Goldenstein Gallery artist David DeVary and inspired him to create his acclaimed quintessential series 'Cowboys and Cowgirls with Attitude.' (more...)

Sommore Comes to Suncoast Showroom 8/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Award-winning comedienne Sommore will bring her celebrated stand-up act back to Suncoast Showroom on Aug. 26-27. (more...)

CCBC Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant for BALTIMORE STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Community College of Baltimore County is the recipient of a $15,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Given to support Baltimore Stories, CCBC's yearlong series of stories about Baltimore told through dance, music and theater, the funding supports commissioned work by artists who live or have roots in the Baltimore area. (more...)

Will Merrick to Lead Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's BOOM at Theatre 503
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Written in 2008 and premiering at the Ars Nova Theater in New York, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's comedy BOOM quickly became the most produced play in the US between 2009 - 2010 and until now, has never before been professionally staged in the UK. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: IN THE HEIGHTS Exudes Hot Caribbean Flair
by Dylan Shaffer - Jul 10, 2017

Flags of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Mexico adorn the balconies and railings of the barrio in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2008 musical In The Heights. The show, which won the Tony that year for Best Musical, brings a Hispanic flair to the Benedum stage through the accents, language, and styles of dances, uncommonly seen by a Pittsburgh audience as part of the Pittsburgh CLO's 2017 summer season. (more...)

One Day Sale Announced for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the return of the popular One Day Sale for the hit new adaptation of the holiday favorite A Christmas Carol on Wednesday, July 19.  The One Day Sale on Wednesday, July 19 offers up to a 25% discount on all tickets when using promotional code SNOW.  Tickets can be purchased at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling The Rep's Ticket Office at 414-224-9490 or in-person at 108 East Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee. The Rep's Ticket Office will be open from 9am to 6pm for the One Day Sale and the special pricing online will be available from 7am to 11:59pm. A Christmas Carol runs November 28 - December 24 in the historic Pabst Theater.  A Christmas Carol is presented by Wells Fargo. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Oskar's Amazing Adventure
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of Oskar's Amazing Adventure ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

LibraryBub Announces July 2017 Featured Books from Independent Publishers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

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