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Windsor Brokers Ltd Introduces the PLN Base Currency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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FROM THE BODONI COUNTY SONGBOOK ANTHOLOGY: A MUSICAL REVIEW (OF SORTS) Continues Its Journey with a Stage Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of "From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Review (of sorts)" with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson.  This free reading, featuring a cast of seven and directed by Melissa Martin, will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Stage (off the WALL productions), 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. (more...)

BWW Review: Brookline-Inspired CHILL in World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 28, 2017

Playwright Eleanor Burgess burrows into her own backyard of Brookline, Massachusetts, to follow four high school friends from the eve of their graduation through a decade of change in CHILL. Director Megan Sandberg-Zakian guides an all-female creative and design team, a first for MRT. (more...)

Tower of Power, Sandra Bernhard, Capitol Steps & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces horn-based soul band Tower of Power, the return of actress and comedian Sandra Bernhard for two performances, New Orleans-based The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on their 40th anniversary tour and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 30 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

European Union Baroque Orchestra's Move to Belgium Not About Brexit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld reported in February that the European Union Baroque Orchestra was moving to Belgium because of Brexit.   (more...)

Charnett Moffett w/ Pharoah Sanders, Stanley Jordan Marks 30 Years of History on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since bassist extraordinaire Charnett Moffett burst onto the scene with his Blue Note debut, Net Man. (more...)

Kids On Stage Summer Program at Playhouse on Park: Register Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

This summer, introduce your budding young actor to theater through creative play and interactive fun at Playhouse on Park! Registration for Kids On Stage is now open to students in kindergarten through 5th grade. The class runs in two sessions: session one starts June 26 through June 30, and session two starts July 24 through July 28.  (more...)

Growing Convenience Store Chain Ideal Market Announces Launch of Website
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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BWW Blog: Sarah Osman - An Interview with Fredi Walker-Browne
by Guest Blogger: Sarah Osman - Mar 28, 2017

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of taking Fredi Walker-Browne's three day workshop at my school, the OCVTS: Performing Arts Academy. Being able to take such an informative class on the entertainment world was eye opening and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to take this class at my school as both a freshman and senior. When learning about show business and casting I found myself reflecting on how big the performance world is, and how thankful I am to be apart of such a crazy yet thrilling field. (more...)

YOU GOT TUMPED! by Matthew Hill Comes to Manhattan Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

You Got Trumped! by Matthew Hill is playing at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre Friday, March 31 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, April 2 at 6 p.m. Manhattan Repertory Theatre is located at 17-19 West 45th Street, New York. To reserve tickets, visit http://manhattanrep.com/you-got-trumped-by-matthew-hill/ . (more...)

Ray Jivoff Named Artistic Director of Skylight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Executive Director Jack R. Lemmon today announced that Ray Jivoff has been named Skylight Music Theatre's new artistic director. (more...)

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces New Commissions For 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings today announces eight new commissioned productions for the 2017 Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts.  (more...)

Mario Cantone & Jerry Dixon to Bring HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON? to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The last time comic/actor Mario Cantone ('Sex in the City,' Assassins) and actor, songwriter, and director Jerry Dixon (If/Then, Once on This Island, tick, tick...BOOM!) teamed up, they created Laugh Whore, Cantone's wickedly entertaining and Tony-nominated one-man show-turned-Showtime special. (more...)

Freddie Jackson's New Album is Sending Out Love Signals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

For urban contemporary listeners and music critics alike; there is no doubt which R&B artists deserve a place among the greatest of all time. (more...)

Hamilton Consumers Meet With Jamie Altena From Soundbox Productions Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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Photo Coverage: WABC'S Joey Reynolds & Will Hammerstein Talk About The Hammerstein Museum
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 27, 2017

"Talk About Things You'd Like To Do"……. Will Hammerstein, grandson of Oscar ll talked about "How You Gonna Make That Dream Come True" on the Joey Reynolds radio program last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

Global Workforce on the Verge of Upheaval
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

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BWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Jessica Miller
by Mark C. Lloyd - Mar 27, 2017

BWW Interview: SINGER AND SONGWRITER JESSICA MIL (more...)

LATV Networks Celebrates 10th Anniversary This May
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

LATV Networks, the pioneer Latino Alternative television network and home of LATV and American Latino Syndication, has reached an incredible milestone in their history! (more...)

Canadian Stage presents HIERONYMOUS BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Canadian Stage proudly presents the Toronto premiere of Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights, the latest creation by world-renowned Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard. A choreography in three acts inspired by Hieronymus Bosch's infamous medieval triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights, Compagnie Marie Chouinard's Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights is on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre from April 19-23 for five performances only. (more...)

Ben Pearce Returns With All-New 'Ascension' EP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Ben Pearce has dropped his first original EP since last year's 'Pomelo'. The 4 track Ascension EP on Different Recordings is available now. (more...)

Broadway Jukebox: Countdown the Greatest Songs of Boublil & Schonberg!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Warm up your vocal chords and turn up the volume.  MISS SAIGON is officially back on Broadway, and in this edition of Broadway Jukebox, we're paying tribute to the songwriting team that has brought us some of the most memorable songs in musical theatre history- Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. Which songs made the cut? Check out our top ten list below! (more...)

Indie Folk Singers Sarah Murdoch and Jeremy Aaron to Play Desmond's Tavern
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Indie folk singers Sarah Murdoch and Jeremy Aaron join forces for a one night concert at Park Avenue's favorite Irish pub, Desmond's Tavern. (more...)

Metzler Violin Shop To Present Exhibition And Sale By 90 Violin & Bow Makers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Founded in 1979, the esteemed Metzler Violin Shop will host a three-day exhibition of exquisite contemporary instruments and bows crafted by leading luthiers from across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, starting Friday morning, April 7th, 2017 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Heather Villarreal Releases 'Fit Kids Make Happy Kids'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Heather Villarreal, a healthcare professional of over twenty years, currently working as an Emergency Room Registered Nurse, has completed her new book 'Fit Kids Make Happy Kids': a motivating and educational work on the crucial importance of a balanced diet and physical exercise for the heath of growing bodies and minds. (more...)

Marianne Zeimen Reveals MORE CORRUPTION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

'More Corruption': a simple and strong explanation of the God's love. 'More Corruption' is the creation of published author, Marianne Zeimen, who is one of the rulers of Heaven was asked by God to write a book about Him. (more...)

BWW Preview: ONCE at The Playhouse, 3/31
by Greer Firestone - Mar 24, 2017

The Playhouse ends a very successful season with the March 31 opening of ONCE. This year, Aisle Say's personal fav (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): The Stars of Belmont University Musical Theatre's 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

Today, in our latest Friday 5 (+1), we introduce you to a group of Belmont University Musical Theatre leading ladies - Katie Bays, Emily Anne Ludwig, Lizzy Hinton, Cassie Donegan, Mary Kate Hughes and Katie Grogg - and their leading man, the Franklin Hart Jr. of this particular revival, Graham Trout! Remember their names, gentle readers, they are sure to impress you now over on Belmont Boulevard just as much as they are destined to dazzle critics and audiences (in theaters along other notable streets) alike in The Years to come… (more...)

VIDEO: Geffen Playhouse Remembers
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles remembers productions through The Years. From renowned shows of American classics and new plays to Education and Community Programs that extend the joy of live theater well beyond its four walls, the Geffen Playhouse is a lively hub and vital force within the cultural life of Los Angeles. (more...)

Video/Photo Preview: Opera & Ballet International Presents AIDA, LA BOHEME and NABUCCO, May 3-6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

AWARD-WINNING opera producer Ellen Kent returns to Manchester following critically acclaimed tours of Carmen, Tosca and Die Fledermaus, bringing an opera festival of three new productions, boasting magnificent new sets. Aida with the grandeur of Egypt, La Boheme, the most romantic opera of all and Nabucco – the most special and iconic opera of all. Not to be missed!  (more...)

Pontiac Theatre IV to Present Timeless Courtroom Drama 12 ANGRY JURORS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Pontiac Theatre IV will present its third show of the 2016-2017 season, 12 Angry Jurors. Directed by McKinley Shaw (Waterford), this classic variation of 12 Angry Men will run at the Michigan School for the Arts from March 24th through April 1st, 2017. (more...)

Arts House Limited Appoints Gaurav Kripalani as Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018-2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Gaurav Kripalani will be appointed the new Festival Director designate of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) with effect from 1 May 2017. This will be for a tenure of three festivals from 2018 till 2020.  The appointment was announced by the Arts House Limited (AHL), a company of the National Arts Council (NAC) which commissions the annual SIFA. Gaurav will take the helm from outgoing Festival Director Ong Keng Sen, who will see through the 2017 edition which begins in June. (more...)

Kinky Friedman LIVE Next Month at Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Governor of the Heart of Texas Kinky Friedman has been resurrected.  And he's hitting the road to prove it.  The legendary outlaw country singer/songwriter, novelist and self-styled Texas Jewboy's latest album, The Loneliest Man I Ever Met (Avenue A Records/Thirty Tigers), mixing originals with interpretations of the music of his greatest contemporaries, has been a hit since its 2015 release.  (more...)

GTA's RAVEN AND THE NIGHTINGALE Artfully Explores Greek Seer's Struggle to Change the Future
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

In an ancient world rocked with the horrors of destruction and the wrath of the Gods, the remarkable women of the Trojan War fight off madness to save their home and family. The GTA Discovery Series brings to life a lesser known but powerful story of this mythic conflict with The Raven and the Nightingale, an original Greek tragedy by Gay H. Hammond. The production opens April 6-9 at Brenau's Theatre on the Square, 301 Main St. SE, Gainesville. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, F Murray Abraham, Ian McKellan and More Join Salute to Peter Shaffer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Stars of stage and screen will gather Monday, April 3rd to celebrate the life and legacy of Sir Peter Shaffer , much-beloved English playwright and screenwriter known for such iconic works as Equus , Amadeus , and Lettice and Lovage . Shaffer, a Manhattan resident for his last 40 years, died last May at 90, leaving behind loving family and friends, and a body of work that has shaped and influenced the theater scene for decades. (more...)

Dinu Lipatti presents 100th Anniversary Concert 4/27 at Benaroya Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) pays homage to one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century: Romanian born Dinu Lipatti.  On April 27, 2017 at 7pm Benaroya Hall's acoustically rich Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall hosts this very special 100th anniversary musical celebration. Lipatti fulfilled a startling variety of roles - pianist, composer, teacher and critic -before his untimely death from cancer at age 33. Posthumously elected to the Romanian Academy, Lipatti brought outstanding contributions to classical music interpretation and composition. His pianism demonstrated an ideal synthesis of a composer's analytical insight and expressive inwardness. Internationally acclaimed violinist and pianist Alexandru Tomescu (violin) and Angela Draghicescu (piano) pay tribute to Dinu Lipatti in an exquisite chamber concert featuring works by Beethoven, Bach, Bartok and Gershwin as well as the Seattle premiere of Dinu Lipatti's rarely performed Sonatina for Violin and Piano. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Release STORY SONGS Live Album This Spring; Track List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will introduce her powerful new live double album Story Songs from Palmetto Records on Friday, April 7. (more...)

CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 3/26
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Sportscasters rehearse calling big moments over and over in their heads, but few ever get the chance to make a call that will echo through The Years. CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist is one of the lucky ones, who, in a career spanning 50-plus years, has made some of the most memorable calls for a variety of sports from football to figure skating. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Vicki Lewis in GYPSY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! March brings the dazzling stage hit Gypsy to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's stage. Inspired by the memoirs of the legendary burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee, this story follows the dreams and efforts of a powerhouse stage mother to get her two daughters into show business. Scroll down for a first look at Vicki Lewis and more in action! (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, SISTER ACT and More Slated for Lakewood Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 65th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 7, 2017.  (more...)

ANDALUSIAN FLAMENCO Concert by Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion will host some leading musicians on stage for an event full of Flamenco music and traditional Moroccan singing, musically arranged for a symphonic orchestra. (more...)

Photo Flash: Princess Yasmin Aga Khan & Carleton Varney Host Rita Hayworth Luncheon for The Alzheimer's Association
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Alzheimer's Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, was the beneficiary of the third annual Rita Hayworth Luncheon held on March 10 at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new staged readings by contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

Steven Pasquale Set for Laurence Maslon's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET This Weekend on NPR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

A generous grant from the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Trusts Philanthropic Fund in the amount of $10,000 has been awarded to support the "Broadway to Main Street" program hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NPR affiliate NY/Long Island station WPPB/88.3FM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jenna Leigh Green, Michael Campayno, Ashley Kate Adams, Kate Loprest, David De Almo And Caitlin Cooke Discuss 54 LOVES YOU: A CONCERT FOR MENTAL HEALTH
by MATTHEW BLANK - Mar 22, 2017

Matt Blank shares his experiences with suicide, depression and tragedy, and sits down with the stars of the March 26 performance of 54 LOVES YOU: A CONCERT FOR MENTAL HEALTH. The evening features the best of stage and screen… and a few teen stars of our generation you just might want to see while supporting a vitally important cause. (more...)

Chorus Pro Musica presents the Gershwins' Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical OF THEE I SING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Chorus pro Musica, directed by Jamie Kirsch, will present a semi-staged concert version of George and Ira Gershwin's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Of Thee I Sing" on May 13 at 8 p.m. at Robbins Memorial Town Hall Auditorium in Arlington, Massachusetts. (more...)

The Ahmanson Foundation Provides $1.5M Gift to Cal State LA's State Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Ahmanson Foundation has awarded California State University, Los Angeles a two-year $1.5 million gift to update the University's State Playhouse. "This gift from The Ahmanson Foundation underscores the crucial role the arts play in our society," said Cal State LA President William A. Covino. "We're grateful to the foundation for its generous support of higher education and the arts." (more...)

Divas Las Vegas Unveils New Production at the Linq Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Las Vegas' longest-running headliner Frank Marino and his all-star cast of talented female impersonators in Divas Las Vegas are introducing an all-new, spectacular show at The LINQ Theater at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. (more...)

THE GONG SHOW Host Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Chuck Barris, perhaps best known as the host of the wacky TV talent competition 'The Gong Show'and creator of 'The Dating Game' and 'The Newlywed Game,' passed away Tuesday, March 21st (more...)

Photo Flash: CHARLOTTE'S WEB Spins Timeless Story on A.D. Players' Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest professional theater companies, is proud to present Charlotte's Web as its first children's theater performance at the new Jeannette and L.M. George Theater (George Theater). Charlotte's Web runs March 15 through April 1 with matinee performances only, catering to Houston-area families and school groups. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

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