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Wanda Sykes Headlines Treasure Island Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

One of Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America, Wanda Sykes brings her uproarious stand up comedy to the Treasure Island Theatre, tonight, September 25 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies at Age 89
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Playwright Frank D. Gilroy, whose 1964 Broadway debut, THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES was the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and a Drama Critics' Circle Award, passed away on Saturday (more...)

The Nerdery Creates Culture-Focused Employee Review Software for Threads, Launches HR Game-Changing Website
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015


Jennifer Lopez to Host and Perform on 2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015 reports that Jennifer Lopez is set to host and perform at the American Music Awards on Nov. 22. (more...)

Iron Gaming Creates Next Generation App to Revolutionize the Gaming Industry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015


Chattanooga Doctor Becomes First 10 Gig Residential Customer in the World
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015


Chattanooga Doctor Becomes First 10 Gig Residential Customer in the World
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015


Adam Levine & Maroon 5 in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

E! News reports exclusively reveal that Levine and his band, Maroon 5, have had extensive talks about performing during halftime of SUPER BOWL 50 in 2016. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineups Complete
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the cast for the SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE and the SONGWRITERS CABARET at the 27th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16. Both events take place at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). In person registration for industry members will be available on Thursday at 9:30 AM at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). (Please note the admission process for each event in the individual descriptions.) (more...)

Queen - A Night At The Odeon - Hammersmith 1975 Multi Format to Be Released 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

December 24, 1975. London's Hammersmith Odeon. Onstage at this legendary venue the four members of Queen are bringing to a close a ground-breaking show, transmitted live on BBC TV (more...)

A CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS Set for Winter Rhythms Festival at Urban Stages, 12/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

WINTER RHYTHMS, the annual festival and fundraising event produced by Urban Stages Theater in New York City, will present a concert version of A CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS, a family musical about Charles Dickens's personal struggles with writing A Christmas Carol. Through an unexpected 'muse,' Dickens comes to understand his own troubled youth, ultimately learning the true meaning of Christmas and finding the inspiration for this immortal holiday classic. The concert will take place on December 10 and 12, 2015. (more...)

Fulton Theatre's ELF Runs Through January 3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The Fulton Theatre kicks off the holiday season with the musical comedy and treat for the entire family, Elf, November 17th through January 3rd. As 'Buddy' says in the script, 'The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear,' there are many joyful tunes throughout the production, including 'SparkleJollyTwinkleJingley,' 'A Christmas Song,' 'The Story of Buddy the Elf,' and more! (more...)

Moonlighting and Local Media Consortium Announce Strategic Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015


BWW Interview: Jon Robyns On CHITTY, MEMPHIS And More!
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 17, 2015

We talk to Jon Robyns about taking on the iconic leading role in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as well as his work as alternate Huey in Memphis! (more...)

As Work-Life Balance Becomes Top Priority, More Americans Voluntarily Seek Part-Time Work, RecruitiFi Survey Finds
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015


BWW Review: Rousing New 42ND STREET Tour Dazzles OC with Its Fancy Footwork
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 16, 2015

Need a pick-me-up from a bad day? Aching to smile heartily through a pleasantly peppy stage musical? Then you need not look further than the rousing, just-launched new touring production of the Tony Award-winning hit 42ND STREET, now currently entertaining audiences at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through November 22. Earnestly cheerful and unabashedly optimistic, this feel-good, all-singing, all-dancing 1980 stage adaptation of Busby Berkeley's classic 1933 movie musical is back on the road in a brand new, non-Equity national tour directed by co-writer Mark Bramble, who earned a Tony nomination for directing the Tony-winning 2001 Broadway revival. Aside from its Broadway-caliber creative aspects, this new tour succeeds tremendously thanks to its young, energetic, and incredibly likable ensemble cast that brings vim and vigor to the aging Great-Great-Grand-Daddy of all backstage musicals. (more...)

The Gig Economy Is Driving New Payment Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015


Fiverr Secures $60 Million in New Financing to Remove the Final Barriers to Bringing the Freelance Economy Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015


Janet Dacal, George Merrick, Donna English and More to Lead Goodspeed's Fresh Take on BYE BYE BIRDIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The exuberant cast of BYE BYE BIRDIE will 'spread sunshine all over the place' in this summertime sensation directed by Jenn Thompson. (more...)

BWW Review: 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Clear Space Theatre Company
by Kevin Smith - May 11, 2016

What can I say about the Clear Space production of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'? Go see it! That's my recommendation and it would be my review, but they don't pay me to be succinct. They don't pay me by the word, either. (more...)

Showbiz Runs in the Family! Son of Backstreet Boys Member Makes Broadway Debut in DISASTER!
by Nora Dominick - Mar 3, 2016

Showbiz runs in the family! 13 year-old Baylee Littrell, son of Backstreet Boys member, Brian Littrell, is making his Broadway debut with not one, but TWO roles in the hilarious new musical DISASTER! (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's COWGIRLS is Distinctive
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 28, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company's revival of COWGIRLS, two decades after it premiered off Broadway, is a strong production of the unique show. (more...)

BWW Blog: Micah Young - Money Talk
by Guest Blogger: Micah Young - Mar 22, 2016

Artists rarely choose to be artists for the money.  There are some who make a huge amount and the success from that can propel them into great big careers.  For many of us, we survive from gig to gig.  Regardless what the money turn out to be, or whether we get all the things we want from a contract, it's important to know what you're worth.  (more...)

54 Celebrates David Bowie, The Skivvies Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

BWW Review: ADAM RICHES IS COACH COACH, Soho Theatre, March 16 2016
by Gary Naylor - Mar 17, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a comedy full of laughs and energetic performances that draw on plenty of familiar characters, but is no less funny for that. (more...)

MANN... AND WIFE Concert Presentation Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

? The new musical MANN… AND WIFE arrives in New York directly from its world premiere at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma for a special one night only concert presentation at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W 54th St, Cellar, New York, NY 10019) on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now at (more...)

Music Nights at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre with The Swing Collective, Brynn, 0:9 and Lance Herman
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The Alexander Bar and Cafe has announced an eclectic music programme for their Upstairs Theatre in January. The Alexander Upstairs will rock to the sounds of swing, pop, jazz, folk, contemporary classical music and EDM in four different concerts. (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere New Series LITTLE WOMEN: ATLANTA, 1/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Lifetime's popular Little Women franchise heads south with LITTLE WOMEN: ATLANTA (#LittleWomenAtlanta) premiering Wednesday, January 27, at 10pm PT/ET (more...)

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Texas Performing Arts presents DIVINE SPARK jazz masters of spiritual music, featuring Dave Douglas & Uri Caine, and The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM at McCullough Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne Rogers
by Walter McBride - Jan 3, 2016

Known best for a recurring role as John McIntyre on M*A*S*H, Rogers passed away on December 31, 3015 from complications from pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. Below, BroadwayWorld takes a look back at this accomplished performer's career. Check out the photo flashback below! (more...)

London's Roundhouse Announces 50th Anniversary Plans
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Fifty years since opening as a groundbreaking new arts venue, London's Roundhouse has announced plans for a major anniversary year. The building, one of the most iconic performance spaces in the world and a state-of-the-art creative centre for young people, will mark three major anniversaries in 2016. In recognition of this momentous year they have announced the intention to add to the physical footprint of the building with a brand new campus as a centre of creative excellence for young people, continuing Sir Torquil Norman's original mission. (more...)

MANN... AND WIFE, Starring Zachary Prince, Opens Tonight at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents its first production of the 2016 season, MANN... AND WIFE. This world premiere musical, running tonight, February 3, through February 21 at Lyric's Plaza Theatre, is the third musical to have its first full production at Lyric in the past three years. Written by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish, and based on Elish's novel Nine Wives, the musical is produced in partnership with Larry Hirschhorn and Jayson Raitt. (more...)

PRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, February 27, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, February 27, 2016! (more...)

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Announces MANN… AND WIFE Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma announces the cast and creative team of its first production of the 2016 season, MANN… AND WIFE. This world premiere musical, running February 3 through 21 at Lyric's Plaza Theatre, is the third musical to have its first full production at Lyric in the past three years. Written by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish, and based on Elish's novel Nine Wives, the musical is produced in partnership with Larry Hirschhorn and Jayson Raitt. (more...)

Davis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL to Premiere at Berkeley Playhouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Berkeley Playhouse will present the world premiere of BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL, with lyrics and book by Cheryl L. Davis (2009 Writers' Guild Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee for As the World Turns), composed by Douglas J. Cohen (2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics for Off-Broadway's Children's Letters to God, Richard Rodgers Grants and the Gilman & Conzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award for Off-Broadway's No Way to Treat a Lady), and conceived by Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy (developer of new musical theatre works for Berkeley Playhouse including: Born And Raised, Bravado, and Just So Stories). (more...)

Main Street Festivals to Feature Readings of Three New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Produced in association with Temple University, and now in its second year, Main Street Festivals, is a national initiative that presents annual readings of new musicals in cities across the United States over the course of a year. Temple is hosting the 2015 plays January 16 and 17 in the Randall Theatre, Temple University School of Theater, Film and Media Arts, 1301 W. Norris St. Tickets cost $15 and are available online at (more...)

Breaking! Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright will fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of Little Shop of Horrors. Hearkening back to its very first productions in 1915 that featured sophisticated marionettes, CPH is bringing the cheeky and blood-thirsty plant Audrey II to life in a production that will be every vocal coach's dream - and every hemophobic's worst nightmare! (more...)

Paradise Theatre Finds New Home in Gig Harbor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

For the Past 16 years, Paradise Theatre has been an active community arts organization in Gig Harbor, producing hundreds of live theatre productions and cultivated generations of new theatre arts patrons and arts educators in Gig Harbor-and throughout the Puget Sound. (more...)

Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention 'The Lost Broadcast: The Beat Club '68' to Be Released on DVD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

For the first time ever, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention “The Lost Broadcast: The Beat Club '68” entire show will be released on DVD by Gonzo Multimedia in December 2015! (more...)

VIDEO: Would Anderson Cooper Co-Host LIVE? Check Out His Answer!
by - Apr 29, 2016

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, a caller asked journalist Anderson Cooper if he would consider co-hosting “Live” with Kelly Ripa and Andy Cohen pushes him for a definitive answer should he be offered The Gig. (more...)

BWW Review: SH*T-FACED SHAKESPEARE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Leicester Square Theatre, April 26 2016
by Gary Naylor - Apr 27, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a show that places an actor who is somewhat the worse for wear into Shakespeare's most loved play and then sees what comes of it - the title admirably clear! (more...)

MUSIC CITY CONFIDENTIAL: What's This Week's Gossip?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2016

At long last, Music City Confidential is back to help you get caught back on the talk of the town - all the news that's fit to print about the Nashville theater community - and to immerse you in the minutiae of life in Theater City (a term we've been trying to copyright since we were in junior high with Thespis, Aristophanes and Martha Wilkinson). (more...)

VIQ Solutions and PESA Win Best of Show Award at NAB 2016 for PESA ACES Collaborative Content Manager Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016


CeeLo Green Coming to The Marlowe Theatre in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

MULTI-award-winning singer CeeLo Green is coming to Canterbury next month (May). (more...)

Idina Menzel Says Guest-Starring Role on GLEE Was 'Bittersweet'
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Yesterday, Broadway's Idina Menzel headed one the Tribeca Film Festival's talks titled STORYTELLERS - IDINA MENZEL, in which she talked about her life and career in front of a audience. (more...)

BWW Blog: Micah Young - On Second Thought
by Guest Blogger: Micah Young - Apr 18, 2016

If only we knew what people wanted, life would be easier, right? If we could read each other's minds and anticipate every step along the way in work and personal related matters, what a world this would be. Yet, we do try to do just that, and it ends up in second guessing decisions. (more...)

BWW Blog: Micah Young - The Inner Game Of Auditions
by Guest Blogger: Micah Young - Apr 11, 2016

When I was a teenager I played tennis on the school team. I wasn't particularly advanced, and whenever we played the other middle school I was always paired with the more outstanding player. It comes as no surprise that I lost. A lot. (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID, St James Theatre Studio, April 8 2016
by Gary Naylor - Apr 10, 2016

Gary Naylor sees the kind of show that will never will never appear in the nominations for prestigious awards, but was an ideal way to spend a Friday night up West. (more...)

BWW Interview: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Danny Young
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 1, 2016

As adept as he is on the drums - and make no mistake about it, Danny Young is headbangingly assertive and confident on the aforementioned drum kit - it might surprise you to know that at the ripe old age of eight, he actually started out as a singer in his family's quartet. And, to top it all off, he got his start in the business of show as a boy soprano. (more...)

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