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Gary Lamont To Star In GREASE At King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

???????Grease is the word! Glaswegian star Gary Lamont (River City) joins the cast of Grease for two weeks only to play the role of Teen Angel. Gary will take on the role during the tour's dates at the King's Theatre, Glasgow, 9-20 May 2017. (more...)

Tom Parker and Danielle Wilde to Star in UK National Tour of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Grease is the word! The hit 70s musical returns in 2017 for a UK tour, opening in Manchester on 10 March 2017. Casting for the tour includes Tom Parker (The Wanted) who makes his musical theatre debut playing Danny Zuko, Danielle Hope (Over The Rainbow winner) who plays Sandy, and Louisa Lytton (Strictly Come Dancing, EastEnders) who plays Rizzo. (more...)

Rainbow Theatre Project to Explore Being Hispanic and LGBTQ in HISTORIAS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Rainbow Theatre Project's next performance, Historias, is a piece of devised theater about what it means to be a Hispanic/Latino LGBTQ young adult in today's society. Historias will be performed on Monday, April 10 at 7:30pm at Source Theatre. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 30th, 2017 - THE HAIRY APE at the Armory and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 30, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE HAIRY APE, starring Bobby Cannavale, opens tonight at Park Avenue Armory! (more...)

'Over The Rainbow', THE WIZ Among Titles Added to National Recording Registry
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2017

Judy Garland's 'Over The Rainbow' Barbra Streisand's 'People' and the original cast album of Broadway's THE WIZ are among the 25 titles which will be preserved by the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for 2016. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

It's Broadway baby! Pacific Symphony Pops brings two award-winning Broadway superstars—Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell—together on one stage to deliver an evening of unforgettable music from the Great White Way. With stunning voices and booming careers on Broadway, television and concert stages, Hilty and Mitchell join the 88-piece orchestra to bring fresh insight to a program of Broadway hits and memorable melodies that have become timeless standards, including music from Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin. Hilty dazzles with songs such as Gershwin's “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “They Just Keep Moving the Line” from the NBC-TV series “Smash” and “The Rainbow Connection” from her album “Live at the Cafe Carlyle.” Then, Mitchell takes the stage with masterpieces such as “Stars” from “Les Misérables,” “The Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha,” “It Ain't Necessarily So” from “Porgy and Bess,” and the ultimate lounge tune, “Feeling Good.”  (more...)

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Announces Hybrid Communication Blueprint to Accelerate UCaaS and CPaaS Usage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow in Concert with OVER THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC). (more...)

New England Premiere of END OF THE RAINBOW at MTC MainStage in Norwalk
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the New England premiere of Peter Quilter's musical End of The Rainbow. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup of productions for its 2017/18 Season. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow to Bring OVER THE RAINBOW to APAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC). (more...)

BWW CD Review: Karen Mason's IT'S ABOUT TIME is Vibrant and Heartfelt
by David Clarke - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway veteran and twelve-time MAC Award winner, Karen Mason released IT'S ABOUT TIME, earlier this month. The lovely, yet understated, record perfectly captures the vibrancy of Mason's instrument. Despite being recorded in a studio, IT'S ABOUT TIME captures the magic of live cabaret performance and offers it as something listeners can experience anywhere in the world. (more...)

Sony/ATV Appoints Ian Holder as Vice President, Creative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Ian Holder as Vice President, Creative. In his new role he will be based in New York and report to Sony/ATV SVP, Head of East Coast A&R Rich Christina. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY to Play Winnipeg in January 2018, Prior to Toronto 2018 Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Canadian-written new musical COME FROM AWAY, a sold-out smash hit in Toronto and newly opened to great reviews and sold-out houses on Broadway, is set to take Winnipeg by storm, filling in the much-anticipated Royal MTC Mainstage Slot Three for the 2017/18 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Uptown Players present IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Uptown Players continues its 2017 season with the regional premiere of the charming, and funny new musical It Shoulda Been You, running March 24 - April 9, 2017 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ghostlight Records releases the album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE in digital formats today, Friday, March 24 with CDs in stores and online Friday, May 12. CDs will be available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running, beginning mid-April. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast performing 'Belmont Avenue'! (more...)

Judy Garland Musical END OF THE RAINBOW Makes Connecticut Premiere at MTC in Norwalk
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Broadway Smash 'End of the Rainbow' Makes Connecticut Premiere at MTC MainStage in Norwalk, CT (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New England Premiere of END OF THE RAINBOW at MTC MainStage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the New England premiere of Peter Quilter's musical End of The Rainbow. (more...)

Scoop: Cooking Channel - May 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on Cooking Channel - May 2017 Highlights (more...)

Castillo Theatre to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Castillo Theatre presents a special community screening in honor of New Federal Theatre Founder Woodie King Jr., as part of the Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP). The event will be held at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street in Manhattan, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7pm with a panel discussion, film screening, audience Q&A, followed by a reception. (more...)

The Old Vic Presents the Premiere of COVER MY TRACKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Cover My Tracks, a new production with live music, starring Charlie Fink and Jade Anouka will be performed at The Old Vic from Monday 5 to Saturday 17 June at 10pm, as part of Lates at The Old Vic. (more...)

Raissa Katona Bennett & Kenneth Gartman to Bring WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD to the MAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Milford Arts Council and Pantochino Productions present A Nite Spot Nights concert with RAISSA KATONA BENNETT & KENNETH GARTMAN in 'WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD' on Saturday, May 13th at 8 pm at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT. (more...)

BWW CT Top Theater Picks for April 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Apr 5, 2017

BWW CT Top Theater Picks for April 2017 (more...)

The 22nd Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

A fun filled 5 days of meeting filmmakers, media, sponsors and most of all YOU-The Movie Going Public.  (more...)

Patrick Cassidy and Andrea McArdle Sign on for HAMMERSTEIN IN HOLLYWOOD Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Bucks County Playhouse's Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Joshua Fiedler announced additional casting for the Oscar Hammerstein Festival's Benefit concert, 'Hammerstein in Hollywood,' at Bucks County Playhouse on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2017
by - Apr 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Karen Oberlin, Anita Gilette and More to Join Richard Skipper for 'Yip' Harburg Celebration at the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

To celebrate the 121st birthday of lyricist E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg, Richard Skipper has assembled a brunch time cabaret tribute to the legendary lyricist, to be staged at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on April 8, with cabaret stars Karen Oberlin, Leslie Orofino, Maureen Kelley Stewart and a special appearance by Anita Gilette. (more...)

Salty Brine to Bring WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Salty Brine has announced the premiere of a new cabaret, Welcome to the Jungle, as the latest installment in his series, The Living Record Collection.  Welcome to the Jungle, inspired by Harry Nilsson's hit album Nilsson Schmilsson and Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, will perform on May 10, 17, 24, 31 and June 7 at Pangea.  (more...)

April 25th Named 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' in NYC; Tony Bennett to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin will present a Mayoral Proclamation, declaring April 25th - Musical legend Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Birthday - 'ELLA FITZGERALD DAY' in NYC. (more...)

CELEBRATION 2017 Kicks Off At Prince's Paisley Park Honoring His Life And Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota started Celebration 2017 today with exciting speakers and performers participating in the four days of activities. All events are being held at Prince's historic recording sanctuary outside Minneapolis, honoring the life and legacy of the music icon Prince Rogers Nelson. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 2, 2017
by - Apr 2, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Chris Pinnella and 12-Piece Band to Bring SINATRA AT THE SANDS to Asbury Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Flashback to 1966 Las Vegas & join powerhouse vocalist Chris Pinnella along with a 12-Piece Big Band as they perform the iconic live album 'Sinatra at the Sands' from beginning to end. Featuring the Quincy Jones & Count Basie arrangements and led by jazz bassist Gary Mazzaroppi (Stan Getz, Buddy Rich, Les Paul Trio). (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL WINNERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

FST is proud to announce the winning plays of this year's Young Playwright's Festival. For 26 years, FST has honored thousands of young playwrights from all around the world through the WRITE A PLAY(WAP) program. (more...)

Karen Mason to Present MASON AT MAMA'S IN MAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Karen Mason - the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist - comes home with her new show "Mason at Mama's in May" at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street in Manhattan), which will be performed every Sunday and Monday in May at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Uptown Players and Turtle Creek Chorale Team for TITANIC IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Following the smashing success of the 2016 production of Aida, the critically acclaimed Uptown Players and the Turtle Creek Chorale (TCC), Dallas' award-winning men's chorus, are thrilled to collaborate again to present a concert version of the musical Titanic from May 5-7, 2017 at Dallas City Performance Hall (2520 Flora Street, Dallas). (more...)

Announcing the 3rd Annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST: Duets Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik is pleased to announce the 3rd annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health on Monday, May 15 at 8 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. Featuring 40 award-winning musical theater performers from across Chicago and musical direction by Aaron Benham, this year's benefit will feature a record number of performers and a brand new theme: Duets! Tickets, priced at $25, are currently available at uptownunderground.net or by calling (773) 867-1946. Uptown Underground is a 21+ venue; advance reservations strongly recommended. (more...)

2017 Holi Hai Spring Color Festival Comes to Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Holi Hai, the 8th annual free springtime celebration of the triumph of good over evil and spiritual renewal has grown in popularity making Governors Island the venue of choice this year. (more...)

Esteemed Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel Announces New 'Live! At The Ryman' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Esteemed and acclaimed Grammy Award-winning guitarist TOMMY EMMANUEL today (4/17) announced the May 19 release date of LIVE! AT THE RYMAN (via CPG Sounds). (more...)

Learn Everything About the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Based on the iconic film, GROUNDHOG DAY The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit Matilda The Musical-including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin-with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award® nominee Andy Karl, GROUNDHOG DAY is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Jenn Colella and Real Life COME FROM AWAY Pilot Beverley Bass Chat Bond Between Performer and Character Inspiration
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2017

COME FROM AWAY is a story that touches on many lives, but a select few in particular. For the most part, the characters represent a collection of individuals, but one character in particular is based on a remarkable woman. Jenn Colella portrays Beverley Bass, a female pilot and an all-around pioneer. (more...)

Broadway By Design: Beowulf Boritt and Toni-Leslie James Bring COME FROM AWAY from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 16, 2017

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt and Toni-Leslie James , who acted as scenic and costume designers for Broadway's big story about a small town, COME FROM AWAY. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse has announced nominations in twelve categories for the Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards to be presented Sunday, May 21, at 5pm on stage at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. (more...)

King Matt Theatre Presents THE GREEN WANDERER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The Green Wanderer is a lyrical fairy tale for young audiences full of warm humour, about friendship, tolerance, the need to have a dream, and the art of being different. (more...)

Harlem Repertory Theatre 's WIZARDS OF OZ Extends Through 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

To share a very popular show with wider audiences, Harlem Repertory Theatre and the Yip Harburg Foundation will extend their co-production of 'The Wizard of Oz' through September 9, 2017 at Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd Street (near 2nd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

Prince's Paisley Park Announces Exciting Events For Celebration 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced a broad list of exciting speakers and performers participating in Celebration 2017. Taking place April 20-23 at Prince's historic recording sanctuary outside Minneapolis, the event will honor the life and legacy of the music icon Prince Rogers Nelson.  (more...)

Go from Down Under to Over the Rainbow in FROM OZ TO OZ at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

What happens when three Aussies and a Minnesotan get together? They decide to share their love of cabaret and produce a 'tasting plate' of their work! Join Analisa Bell, Amelia Cormack, Carla Kissane and Nichole Carey, as they take you on a journey from Down Under to Over The Rainbow, with Karen Dryer on piano in 'From Oz to Oz' on Sunday, April 30th at 7pm at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 61 Christopher Street (at the Corner of 7th Avenue), NYC. (more...)

freeFall Theatre Brings Judy Garland to the Stage in Quilter's END OF THE RAINBOW!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

freeFall Theatre continues their season of plays and musicals inspired by true stories with Peter Quilter's END OF The Rainbow opening April 29 and running through May 28. Tickets are already selling quickly for this exciting production that triumphed in London's West End in 2010/2011 and on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

MK Remixes Clean Bandit & Zara Larsson; Announces Manchester Area10 Party
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Internationally renowned DJ, producer, remixer and label owner MK has released a remix for Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson's smash-hit 'Symphony' via Big Beat/Atlantic Records. The remix is available to buy now. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 1, 2017
by - Apr 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Creator of Rainbow Flag, Gilbert Baker, Dies, Statement from LGBT Network
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Gilbert Baker, the creator of the iconic rainbow flag has passed away at age 65. According to The New York Times, a friend says Baker suffered a stroke a few years ago but had been fairly well since.  (more...)

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