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VIDEO: Rock/Reggae Phenom BEARIN' PEACE Live at the Brooklyn Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2013

For the past 5 years rock/reggae phenom 'Bearin' Peace' has been playing venues all over the tri-state area. Below, check out a clip of their show at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY! (more...)

Ford's Theatre Announces LINCOLN LEGACY PROJECT Events, Sept-Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Paul R. Tetreault, Director of Ford's Theatre Society, announced the special event schedule for the third year of The Lincoln Legacy Project-this year thematically connected with the Society's production of the stage play The Laramie Project (September 27-October 27, 2013), and recognizing the 15 years since Matthew Shepard was abducted and killed in an anti-gay hate crime in Laramie, Wyoming. The multi-year Lincoln Legacy Project encourages people of differing viewpoints to engage in meaningful and respectful dialogue about diversity and understanding through a range of programming including performances, panel discussions, special museum exhibitions, education programs and more. This fall, Ford's presents The Laramie Project to spark conversation about social injustice, bigotry, bullying and violence against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and to take steps toward understanding, inclusion and equality. (more...)

Ford's Theatre to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 9/27-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Ford's Theatre presents The Laramie Project, by Moises Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theater Project directed by Matthew Gardiner, September 27 through October 27, 2013. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Announces LINCOLN LEGACY PROJECT Events, Sept-Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

Paul R. Tetreault, Director of Ford's Theatre Society, announced the special event schedule for the third year of The Lincoln Legacy Project-this year thematically connected with the Society's production of the stage play The Laramie Project (September 27-October 27, 2013), and recognizing the 15 years since Matthew Shepard was abducted and killed in an anti-gay hate crime in Laramie, Wyoming. The multi-year Lincoln Legacy Project encourages people of differing viewpoints to engage in meaningful and respectful dialogue about diversity and understanding through a range of programming including performances, panel discussions, special museum exhibitions, education programs and more. This fall, Ford's presents The Laramie Project to spark conversation about social injustice, bigotry, bullying and violence against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and to take steps toward understanding, inclusion and equality. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Ford's Theatre presents The Laramie Project, by Moises Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theater Project directed by Matthew Gardiner, tonight, September 27 through October 27, 2013. (more...)

Review Roundup: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, featuring music by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. It runs at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila until Today, September 14 with 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. performances. (more...)

Review Roundup: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
by Lee Cundangan - Sep 11, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, featuring music by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. It runs at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila until Saturday, September 14 with 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. performances. (more...)

American Stage to Open 2013-14 Season with THE BIRDS, 10/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company is excited to announce their 2013-2014 season opening production, THE BIRDS by the acclaimed Irish Playwright Conor McPherson (The Seafarer). Previews are October 2 & 3. Opening Night is October 4 and the production runs through October 27. (more...)

Krystina Alabado Discusses EVITA Tour, The Mistress & Her Big Ballad
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 7, 2013

The current national tour of EVITA kicked off earlier this Fall to rave reviews and rapt audiences and one of the featured players of the hit company discusses her memorably one-song role in the show in a new interview - Krystina Alabado as The Mistress. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for Baltimore (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for Houston (more...)

Winter Jam 2014 Tour Spectacular to Play Joe Louis Arena, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

NewSong's Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, the world's #1 first quarter tour for three consecutive years based on attendance, has announced its highly anticipated 2014 artist and city line-up to include Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, February 22 at 6 p.m. Tickets will be $10 at the door and all seating is general admission. (more...)

Christian Leaders Share 365 Daily Devotions in WISDOM FOR EVERYDAY LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Deerfield Beach, FL, October 22, 2013 - Wisdom for Everyday Living is a 365-daily devotional to deepen your faith and buoy your spirit, sharing favorite Scriptures and reflections from one hundred diverse and respected thought leaders of prominent Christian churches, colleges, and organizations. (more...)

American Stage Begins 2013-14 Season with THE BIRDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company is excited to announce their 2013-2014 season opening production, THE BIRDS by the acclaimed Irish Playwright Conor McPherson (The Seafarer). Previews are tonight and tomorrow, October 2 & 3. Opening Night is October 4 and the production runs through October 27. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Q&A with WE WILL ROCK YOU's Brian Justin Crum
by Elee Schrock - Oct 16, 2013

BroadwayWorld Chicago interviews star of the National Tour of 'We Will Rock You,' Brian Justin Crum. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/13/2013 for Houston (more...)

MEMPHIS Team DiPietro, Bryan & Ashley to Reunite for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse; 2014/15 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

La Jolla Playhouse announces four shows for its 2014/2015 season, boasting numerous Tony Award-winning playwrights, directors and actors. The season kicks off with a Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Rocks the Hippodrome But Lacks Story
by Giordana Segneri - May 8, 2013

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong, who wrote This Rock opera's lyrics, and his punk rock band that created its unstoppably vibrant music weren't going for "comfortable." They were aiming, along with co-creator and director Michael Mayer (who picked up a Tony for his direction of Spring Awakening), to offer a musical production that breaks ground for its in-your-face punk rock approach to storytelling and its entirely unapologetic tale of sex, drugs and (punk) rock n' roll. And while there's lots of all of the above-and all very well done-there's not so much in the way of a plot with any depth. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Production Shots from Civic Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2013

Civic Theatre of Allentown presents the Pulitzer-winning musical 'Next to Normal,' which runs now through May 19. Civic's Artistic Director William Sanders directs This Rock musical written by Brian Yorkey and lyrics by Tom Kitt. Featuring an electrifying pop-rock score of more than 30 songs, 'Next to Normal' is an intense, tender, human scale musical that aims straight for the heart. BroadwayWorld has new production photos below! (more...)

ERA OF ABBA, LEGENDS OF ROCK and More Set for The Philly POPS' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Music Director and Conductor Michael Krajewski, the nationally recognized Pops conductor who performs with orchestras throughout the country, brings back his innovative programming and lighthearted approach with the 2014-2015 concert season of The Philly POPS. Encore Series, Inc, the presenter of The Philly POPS, is pleased to introduce this exciting series of concerts which begins in October, 2014 with the Era of ABBA, followed by Classic Soul. It continues with a salute to the American Songbook Then and Now and a visit to the movies with Epic Hollywood Soundtracks. The season ends with the Legends of Rock. (more...)

SRO Theatre Presents Award-Winning Play NEXT TO NORMAL, Now Until 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Next to Normal, a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize-for-Drama winner, is directed by Mark Seamon and features Actors' Equity Guest Artists Lori Kay Harvey and Jamie Cordes. This Rock musical focuses on a suburban family dealing with a mother's escalating bipolar disorder. Music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. (more...)

Rice Theater Program and The Rice Players to Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

"Depression is just status quo" for the residents of Skid Row, until flower shop clerk Seymour Krelborn discovers a strange and unusual plant of unknown origin. Written by the award-winning team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast), This Rock musical is a classic deal-with-the-devil tale with a horrifically horticultural twist. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROCK OF AGES at Bank of America Theatre ... Well, Rocks
by Cara Winter - Mar 12, 2014

ROCK OF AGES at the Bank of America Theatre opened last night to an enthusiastic, packed house. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jasmin Richardson of MEMPHIS National Tour
by Heidi Scheuermann - Mar 11, 2014

Tonight, a little bit of MEMPHIS is hitting the Big Easy for a 6 day run at the Saenger Theatre. This soulful, Tony winning musical set in the 1950's highlights the story of a sassy club singer, Felicia, and the radio DJ, Huey, who wins her heart and is determined to help her rise to the top despite all of the obstacles they face together. While infused with the heavy theme of civil rights and the extreme prejudice of the time, MEMPHIS is splattered with song and dance that will certainly move you to your feet. (more...)

Former BILLY ELLIOT Star Tommy Batchelor Joins Cast of Short North Stage's THE WHO'S TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Tommy Batchelor, who starred in the Tony Award-winning musical Billy Elliot on Broadway and in the First National Tour will join the cast of Short North Stage's upcoming production of The Who's Tommy as a featured dancer. The musical is the inspirational story, based on the classic 1969 rock album by The Who, about a deaf, dumb and blind boy who becomes a celebrated pinball wizard. This Rock opera is a perfect fit for the energetic and spontaneously creative young man, whose explosive style mirrors the driving rhythms and passion of The Who's music. (more...)

CATS, LES MIS & More Set for Paramount's 2014-15 Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

Paramount announces 2014-15 Broadway Series: Cats, Mary Poppins, Tommy & Les Mis (more...)

F#%KING UP EVERYTHING to End Off-Broadway Run on June 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Jeremy Handelman/Off The Leash Productions' Off-Broadway musical F#%KING UP EVERYTHING, will celebrate its final performance on Thursday, June 13, 2013. F#%KING UP EVERYTHING has music & lyrics by David Eric Davis, book by Sam Forman and David Eric Davis, directed & choreographed by Jen Wineman, orchestrations & music supervision by Matt Hinkley and music direction by Eli Zoller. (more...)

Ars Nova's ANT Fest Kicks Off Tonight with THOSE LOST BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Ars Nova announces the lineup for its 6th Annual ANT Fest. This year's festival of All New Talent runs from today, June 3 - 29, featuring fresh new work from some of New York's most exciting emerging artists. From trapeze thrillers to hip-hop basketball musicals, 2013's ANT Fest heats up Ars Nova this summer with four weeks of comedy, music, theater and a fusion of all three you won't see anywhere else. (more...)

Ars Nova Presents ANT FEST 2013, 6/24-6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Arts Nova presents a handful June 24-29. These events are all part of ANT Fest, an annual All New Talent Festival. Tickets and more information can be found at: www.arsnovanyc.com/antfest/ (more...)

USA Greenlights Two Additional Episodes of PSYCH
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Due to the extraordinary popularity of the show, the network has ordered two additional episodes for the eighth season, (more...)

Ars Nova Presents ANT FEST 2013, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Arts Nova presents a handful today, June 24-29. These events are all part of ANT Fest, an annual All New Talent Festival. Tickets and more information can be found at: www.arsnovanyc.com/antfest. (more...)

HAIR Will Be Media Theatre's Summer 2013 Musical, 7/12-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Hair is this summer's topic of conversation for The Media Theatre. The show 'Hair,' that is! The Media Theatre is now accepting registration from girls with curly locks to guys with straight spikes. This Rock 'n' roll musical features classic songs such as 'The Age of Aquarius' and 'Let The Sun Shine In.' (more...)

Ars Nova Presents ANT FEST 2013, 6/24-6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Arts Nova presents a handful June 24-29. These events are all part of ANT Fest, an annual All New Talent Festival. Tickets and more information can be found at: www.arsnovanyc.com/antfest/ (more...)

F#%KING UP EVERYTHING Ends Off-Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Jeremy Handelman/Off The Leash Productions' Off-Broadway musical F#%KING UP EVERYTHING, will celebrate its final performance today, June 13, 2013. F#%KING UP EVERYTHING has music & lyrics by David Eric Davis, book by Sam Forman and David Eric Davis, directed & choreographed by Jen Wineman, orchestrations & music supervision by Matt Hinkley and music direction by Eli Zoller. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Southern Rep Presents NEXT TO NORMAL
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jun 13, 2013

This past weekend Southern Rep wrapped their run of NEXT TO NORMAL, a rock musical with music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. The production was directed by Blake Coheley and featured Leslie Castay as Diana Goodman. (more...)

HAIR Will Be Media Theatre's Summer 2013 Musical, Now thru 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Hair is this summer's topic of conversation for The Media Theatre. The show 'Hair,' that is! The Media Theatre is now accepting registration from girls with curly locks to guys with straight spikes. This Rock 'n' roll musical features classic songs such as 'The Age of Aquarius' and 'Let The Sun Shine In.' (more...)

Lineup for One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide at Kennedy Center Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

From March 27 to April 13, 2014, the Kennedy Center, in collaboration with Hi-ARTS, producers of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, presents One Mic: Hip- Hop Culture Worldwide, a festival celebrating this American art form and highlighting the original four elements of hip-hop culture: MCing, DJing, b-boying, and graffiti writing. Through ticketed and free performances and exhibitions this festival shines a spotlight on international artists who use hip-hop to transform their communities, as well as local artists and activists from D.C.'s hip-hop community, and celebrates a master of the craft who continues to influence audiences and artists of the global hip-hop culture. (more...)

Johnny Cash Tribute Set for Untitled with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's Adam Lee Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Tonight, February 26 is the birthday of the late, great, Johnny Cash, and in his honor Untitled will present a tribute evening to the life and music of the 'Man in Black.' (more...)

Winter Jam 2014 Tour Spectacular Plays Joe Louis Arena Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

NewSong's Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, the world's #1 first quarter tour for three consecutive years based on attendance, has announced its highly anticipated 2014 artist and city line-up to include Joe Louis Arena tonight, February 22 at 6 p.m. Tickets will be $10 at the door and all seating is general admission. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kensington's SPRING AWAKENING Deserves 'A' For Effort
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 22, 2014

KAT gives the show a nice go, but it ultimately does not prove memorable. (more...)

Johnny Cash Tribute Set for Untitled with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's Adam Lee, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

February 26 is the birthday of the late, great, Johnny Cash, and in his honor Untitled will present a tribute evening to the life and music of the "Man in Black." (more...)

National Portrait Gallery's January Events Include ONE LIFE: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

One Life: Martin Luther King Jr. Under the inspired leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. (19291968), nonviolent protest became the defining feature of the modern civil rights movement in America. Explore this one-room exhibition dedicated to the life and accomplishments of Dr. King. (more...)

BWW Blog: Michael Milligan of Off-Broadway's MERCY KILLERS - Summoning the Supreme Objective
by Guest Blogger: Michael Milligan - Dec 23, 2013

Representing the Stella Adler Studio of Acting is a great honor and responsibility. Stella Adler along with the other members of the Group Theater revolutionized the American Theater scene. Stella Adler, Harold Clurman, Lee Strasberg, Bobby Lewis, Elia Kazan, Clifford Odets, Sanford Meisner, Lee J. Cobb, these names are legends to drama students and theater history buffs. And when one looks at the legacy they left behind through successive generations of students- Marlon Brando, Elaine Stritch, Warren Beatty, Estelle Parsons, Robert Deniro, James Dean, Al Pacino, Paul Newman, the list goes on and on, one begins to get a sense of the impact the Group Theater has had, not only in America, but the world. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Norm Lewis Talks THE TEMPEST, LES MIZ, SCANDAL, Broadway Memories, Future Plans & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 17, 2013

Today we are talking a phenomenally talented performer known for his decades treading the boards in a number of featured and lead roles, most recently wowing crowds with his turn as one of the title characters in THE GERSHWINS' PORGY & BESS - the engaging and golden-voiced Norm Lewis. Discussing many of his most celebrated roles as well as some more obscure, Lewis paints a vivid picture of his career trajectory thus far and shares compelling and candid stories of working on productions as varied and diverse as the original Broadway versions of THE WHO'S TOMMY, SIDE SHOW, THE WILD PARTY, AMOUR, THE LITTLE MERMAID and SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM as well as his sensational work regionally in projects such as his recent essaying of Javert in LES MISERABLES at The Muny (to say nothing of the 25th Anniversary live at the 02) as well as turns in SWEENEY TODD and THE WIZARD & I: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ among many others. Additionally, Lewis sheds some light on his recent onscreen work, clueing us in on how he became involved with hit nighttime soap SCANDAL and how he enjoyeds working with co-stars Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn on it - and if we will possibly see him in Season Three, perhaps. Plus, Lewis opens up about his upcoming solo gigs and performing plans - including first news on his starring part in the upcoming Public Theater musical version of THE TEMPEST - as well as touches upon a host of topics ranging from his appearances at spectacular special events - DREAMGIRLS: IN CONCERT, HAIR: IN CONCERT, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA in the Park - to his appearance in SEX & THE CITY 2 (opposite Liza Minnelli) to recording studio work, dream projects, future goals, favorite workshop/reading experiences and much, much more! (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, CARRIE THE MUSICAL and More Set for Circle Theatre's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Starting off the Main Stage season in May of 2014 is the rock musical JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, running May 8 through 24. This Rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice is a thought-provoking and emotional dramatization of Christ's final days. Propelled by a stirring score, by turns driving and majestic, satirical and tender, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart. (more...)

NW Children's Theater & School Presents LITTLE RED 'RIDING HOOD', 4/26-5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

NW Children's Theater & School (NWCT) presents the World Premiere of: Little Red 'Riding Hood' by Melody Bridges & Bob Hardy. (more...)

Ben Forster, Michelle Williams & JC Chasez to Lead 50-City US Arena Tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; Kicks Off in June!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The Really Useful Group and AEG Live concluded a UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary rock classic Jesus Christ Superstar back in 2013, which starred Tim Minchin as 'Judas Iscariot', Spice Girl Melanie C as 'Mary Magdalene' and Winner of ITV's Superstar, Ben Forster as 'Jesus'. It was officially announced on Good Morning America today that a 50-city US tour will kick off on June 9 in New Orleans, featuring Forster (Jesus), Brandon Boyd (Judas), JC Chasez (Pilate), Michelle Williams (Mary), and John Rotten Lydon (King Herod). Check out highlights from the UK production below! (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour with Ben Forster, Michelle Williams & JC Chasez to Play Joe Louis Arena, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Jesus Christ Superstar, the global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, is reimagined for the 21st century as an arena rock spectacular. The biggest ever North American arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's groundbreaking rock musical is coming to Detroit at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, June 28 with an extraordinary cast of rock, pop and R&B superstars. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Nick Blaemire, Kim Yu Blanck & More Set for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off the Playhouse's 2014/15 season, Chasing the Song runs May 13 - June 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets are available by calling the Patron Services Department at (858) 550-1010 or online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

Rice Theater Program and The Rice Players Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

'Depression is just status quo' for the residents of Skid Row, until flower shop clerk Seymour Krelborn discovers a strange and unusual plant of unknown origin. Written by the award-winning team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast), This Rock musical is a classic deal-with-the-devil tale with a horrifically horticultural twist. (more...)

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