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Stephen Sondheim Will Be Feted at New York Festival of Song's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York Festival of Song presents Honoring Stephen Sondheim, an evening to benefit NYFOS's 29th Season. The Gala is co-chaired by Jamie Bernstein and Hal Prince, and Guest of Honor Stephen Sondheim will be in attendance. (more...)

Museum Experience Zone 2 Returns Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Museum Experience, April 29 from 11 to 4pm, showcases some of Houston Museum District's most diverse institutions. (more...)

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...)

Latitude Festival Announces Dara O Briain, Katherine Ryan, and Simon Amstell as 2017 Comedy Headliners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Now in its 12th edition, Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals with the largest comedy line up in the UK, offering festival goers an unrivalled opportunity to see the world's most globally acclaimed comedians, alongside emerging talent and innovative newcomers. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse and Irish Arts Center to Present Two New Works by Enda Walsh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse and Irish Arts Center (IAC) join forces to introduce New York audiences to two new works by the Tony Award-winning Irish playwright-director Enda Walsh. (more...)

The Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus Closes A Record Breaking Season With PALM SPRINGS POPS
by David Green - Mar 28, 2017

Capping off another successful season of shows for the Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus will be a tour-de-force celebration of the popular music of our lifetime with 'Palm Springs Pops.' The beautiful and powerful vocal talents of local favorites Keisha D. and Charles Herrera, along with over 85 chorus voices, will sing songs of love, joy, loss and hope from Les Miserables, Something Rotten! and Hairspray in addition to one of George and Ira Gershwin's most prolific musicals Porgy & Bess.  'My philosophy this season has been to give the audience not just a concert, but a dynamic show. We are thrilled to end our 3-concert season with Keisha and Charles joining our program, who are two-of-the-most vibrant and in-demand performers in the Coachella Valley,' said Douglas Wilson, Artistic Director. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center presents THE HIT MEN: TIME TRAVEL TOuR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Hit Men: Time Travel Tour-Friday, April 29, 2017 at 8 PM. Tickets are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Pitbull, Flo Rida, Stephen Marley & More to Perform at WrestleMania
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum international icon, Pitbull, will take the stage at WrestleMania 33 joined by Flo Rida, Stephen Marley and LunchMoney Lewis (more...)

Neu! Reekie! Bring Artists To Hull 2017 For State Of The Nation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As Britain gets set to begin negotiations to exit the European Union, full details have been announced for Where Are We Now?, a new festival bringing hip hop, music, film, poetry, dancing and more, which promises to be as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. (more...)

The Adelphi Orchestra to Perform Ravel in AT THE BALLET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On Sunday April 2nd, the Adelphi Orchestra will share the stage with the Roxey Ballet company and the Studio 691 Dance company in 'At the Ballet' an afternoon program of classical music and dance, where dancers and musicians alike pay homage to classical music's finest works created for the dance. (more...)

University of South Carolina Theatre Stages ANIMAL FARM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present George Orwell's timeless parable of political corruption, Animal Farm, April 14-22 at Drayton Hall Theatre.   (more...)

BWW Review: SOPHISTICATED LADIES: 100 YEARS OF ELLA & COMPANY
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 28, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra's (NSO) Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke has always put together musical programs that are fun and classy. This Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella and Company, which played this Kennedy Center's Concert Hall this past weekend, was no exception. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan have announced their 2017-2018, 29th season, continuing to reflect the diverse energy of the city it calls home and offering a programmatic mix ranging from new works and unexpected guest artists to new programs and monuments of the symphonic repertory.  (more...)

VIDEO: Playwright Paula Vogel Talks THE BALTIMORE WALTZ at Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Magic Theatre presents a legacy revival of Paula Vogel's award-winning drama The Baltimore Waltz at the Fort Mason location, with a press opening tomorrow, March 29. Vogel and the Magic's Artistic Director Loretta Greco recently sat down to discuss the playwright's theatrical homage to her brother Carl and the role of artists in today's world. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Rachel Price Releases New EP 'Home' 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Rachel Price has come a long way from her hometown of O'Neill, Nebraska to pursue her dreams of being a singer/songwriter. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond at Joe's Pub with Samantha Massell, Christopher Sieber & Tori Murray
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2017

Jennifer Diamond made her Joe's Pub solo debut on March 27th to a packed house. After selling out at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, with her debut act, IT MY FIRST TIME: PLEASE BE GENTLE, she's brought it to the LES's music hot-spot with IT'S MY FIRST TIME: DOWNTOWN EDITION. Both were directed by longtime pal Richard Jay-Alexander. (more...)

MusicTalks Present: LGBTQ Spring Soirée Featuring Seth Sikes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

MusicTalks is proud to present another exciting LGBTQ Soiree including two concert vignettes performed by our top artists. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Mike Daisey, Bebe Buell, Lisa Lisa and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, March 29 - April 9, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Creative Loafing's Multi-Faceted Performing Arts Fest Returns to Tampa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other - a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art this Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets available at GaspTampa.com. (more...)

STAND BY ME Comes to Manchester Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Stand by Me is the phenomenal musical history of Ben E King and The Drifters which comes to Manchester Palace Theatre for one night only on Sunday 9 April. (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...)

Celebrated Australian and Irish Singers Pay Homage to Great Irish Poets in ANCIENT RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Iconic Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly and magnetic Irish chanteuse Camille O'Sullivan pay Tribute to the words of W.B. Yeats and other great Irish poets of the past century with Ancient Rain in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Concert Hall on Tuesday 13 June 2017. (more...)

Feist to Pay Tribute to Legendary Leonard Cohen in CTV's Broadcast of THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced details today for a special Tribute performance in honour of legendary songwriter, musician, and poet Leonard Cohen as part of Sunday's broadcast of THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald with PATTI AUSTIN: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This Tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

James Williamson + Deniz Tek Premiere New 'Acoustic K.O. EP Via Dangerous Minds
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Fans of The Stooges and Radio Birdman are in for a real treat this spring as guitarist James Williamson and singer/guitarist Deniz Tek have teamed up for a new spin on four classic Williamson compositions from the early/mid '70s. (more...)

YES Looks Back And Forward As Their Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Nears
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As the members of YES prepare for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Class of 2017--Friday, April 7 at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, NY--drummer ALAN WHITE looks back on the band's nearly 50-year history and what's still to come for one of the world's most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands. (more...)

British Actress Liz Robertson Brings LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE To Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

British Actress Liz Robertson returns to New York to perform her new show 'LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE' at Don't Tell Mama, on Thursday, April 6th at 7:30pm. Her musical director is multi MAC Award winning Mark Janas. (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...)

America's #1 Frankie Valli Tribute Show Comes to Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Let's Hang On! captures the trademark vocal virtuosity, tight harmonies, and crisp choreography that made The Four Seasons one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. This fullown stage show includes all the great Four Seasons' mega hits like: Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like A Man, Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You, December '63, Who Loves You, and many more mega hits of the 60's. If you liked Jersey Boys, you'll love Let's Hang On! (more...)

Broadway in Leimert Park Opens with 'Express Yourself' Singer Charles Wright
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in April with Broadway in Leimert Park, 27 performances beginningSaturday with Charles Wright, the writer and vocalist of the iconic 'Express Yourself' with the Watts 103rd Street Band, joining Emmy-nominated jazz and blues singer Morrison for a concert that begins at 7 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thos Shipley Brings The Music Of Nat King Cole To The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 26, 2017

5-Time MAC award winner Outstanding Jazz Vocalist) and Broadway performer (Miss Saigon) brought his Nat King Cole Tribute show "Unforgettable" to the Metropolitan Room  last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Live at 4pm Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds Memorial
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2017

A public memorial for Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will be held today at 1pm PST, 4PM EST at 1pm, March 25 at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, where the mother/daughter are buried. The ceremony will be held in a 1,200 seat theater at the cemetery and live-streamed below.  (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Wicked Storms Sydney and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Australia you might have missed this week and more! Wicked Storms Sydney and More! (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...)

Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE to Play Final Shows at Dixon Place This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) will present the final two performances of Angelica Page's highly-acclaimed solo show Turning Pageon Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, April 8 at 2 PM. (more...)

Ron Pope Premieres Aretha Franklin cover + Video via Glide
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

On March 6, Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope performed “Baby, I Love You” at Carnegie Hall as part of The Music of Aretha Franklin Tribute show. (more...)

Barenaked Ladies to Play bergenPAC This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Barenaked Ladies-Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

The Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute Concert to Play Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present 'The Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute Featuring Shawn Gerhard' on Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Recent Cutbacks' Dinosaur Parody HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS to Stomp Into Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York-based Recent Cutbacks announces the return of its acclaimed theatrical comedy Hold On To Your Butts, a live, shot-for-shot remake of Jurassic Park performed by just two actors and a foley artist, to Chicago for a limited engagement at Donny's Skybox Theater at The Second City Training Center (230 W. North Ave, 4th Floor) April 20 through 23, 2017. (more...)

New McCree Theatre Presents a Gala Reception & World Premiere Performance of A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK: THE STORY OF THE VELVELETTES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Board of Directors and Friends of the New McCree Theatre are presenting a Gala Reception and World Premiere Performance of the original musical, A Needle in a Haystack: the Story of the Velvelettes, a Tribute to Motown's longest lasting girl group that still performs with all of its original members today. The event will take place at the New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Road, Flint, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. A red carpet reception, with refreshments, will begin at 5:30 p.m. while curtain for the premiere performance of the musical is at 7:00 p.m. Organizers are requesting a $50.00 donation from each patron. Funds will be utilized to enable the New McCree Theatre to carry on its plethora of performing arts activities on behalf of the underserved residents of north Flint for the remainder of the program year. Tickets can be purchased by telephone or online at www.thenewmccreetheatre.com. (more...)

Radio Flyer's Short Film TAKING FLIGHT Receives Emmy Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Chicago-based Radio Flyer is proud to announce its animated short film Taking Flight was nominated for a 2017 Daytime Emmy Award in two categories, Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program. (more...)

Melissa Schott Joins All-Star Lineup for Adrienne Arsht Center Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Triple threat Melissa Schott joins a star-studded group of presenters and performers including Gloria Estefan, Chita Rivera, Vanessa Williams, Denyce Graves, Storm Large, Rita Moreno and more at the Adrienne Arsht Center this spring. (more...)

HIS AND HIS III Cast and Theme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The third installment of Pride Films and Plays' His & His.' cabaret series will be performed on Tuesday, April 11 in The Broadway at the Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. Over the course of this season, His and His has followed the development of gay characters on Broadway. If you missed the first two parts, no worries. Chris will catch you up on what you need to know. (more...)

Ten-Time GRAMMY Winner Chaka Khan to Play Brooklyn Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2016-17 season with internationally-acclaimed music icon Chaka Khan on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30pm in a Gala fundraising concert. A ten-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, she is perhaps best known for her timeless hits 'I'm Every Woman,' 'Feel For You,' and 'Ain't Nobody.' (more...)

Turnaround Artists to Bring the 1940s to The Playhouse with IN THE MOOD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

IN THE MOOD, A 1940s Big Band Music Revue presented by Turnaround Artists will appear at The Playhouse on Rodney Square for two shows on Thursday, April 6 at 2PM & 7:30PM. (more...)

Orchestra Baobab's New Album Streaming on NPR First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

West Africa's iconic dance-band, Orchestra Baobab's highly anticipated album, Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng is now streaming exclusively on NPR's “First Listen.” (more...)

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