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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.

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EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Richard Carpenter Is Close To You
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to Matthew Floyd Jones about bringing Richard Carpenter Is Close To You to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: Andrea Frierson's ME & ELLA Pays Tribute To Her Legendary Influence
by Michael Dale - Jul 23, 2017

Even if you've never heard a note sung by Ella Fitzgerald (and if that's the case, you should stop reading this review immediately and look up some of her recordings on YouTube) Andrea Frierson's duo-bio solo show, ME & ELLA, can be related to by anyone whose life was influenced by a popular artist they've never met. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Heart And Honesty Aplenty As Matthew Mitcham Opens Up In UNDER THE COVERS
by Jade Kops - Jul 22, 2017

Former Olympic Diving gold medallist Matthew Mitcham's returns to the cabaret stage with UNDER THE COVERS. (more...)

BWW Review: WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED at Chastain Park Amphitheater
by Justin Cole Adams - Jul 22, 2017

Michelle Berting Brett, after delivering passion for the iconic duo at Chastain Park, will return for a holiday show. (more...)

Amy Andersson Launches Orchestra Moderne NYC at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Higher Purpose Productions, LLC presents the launch of Orchestra Moderne NYC at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8pm. Orchestra Moderne NYC is a new, dynamic, and game-changing ensemble founded by internationally known conductor Amy Andersson in March 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD Skips Into the Darkness and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week SWEENEY TODD's valuable villains skip off into the darkness, and the NEWSIES are channeling their inner Sasha Velour. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

GREAT COMET's Josh Groban to Headline Benefit for The Broad Stage This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the multiplatinum singer and songwriter Josh Groban, at The Broad Stage's intimate 500-seat venue. The concert will be headlining The Broad Stage's 10th Season Celebration on Thursday, September 14. (more...)

THE WHITNEY HOUSTON SHOW Kicks Off UK Tour In St Helens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Whitney Houston fans are in for a treat this Autumn when The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show comes to St Helens Theatre Royal on Friday 1st September, the first date in the shows 2017 UK tour! (more...)

Seether's 5th Annual 'Rise Above Festival' To Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington And Chris Cornell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Seether's 5th Annual Rise Above Fest, the largest suicide awareness event in the world, which will be held this Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine will feature performers including Korn, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Skillet, Halestorm, Falling in Reverse, and more. (more...)

VIDEO: 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS Launches First Promo Spot by Floria Sigismond
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

This week, the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards launched the first promo spot that's the first piece of many creative elements in a multi-platform campaign going back to the roots of the VMA. All the work was done in house by the MTV Marketing and Creative Group. (more...)

Willie Nile to Play Dylan Tribute CD Release Show at City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

In a consistently colorful musical career that spans nearly four decades, Willie Nilehas established a reputation as a world-class rock 'n' roller, and as a singular songwriter with deep roots in rock's rich history. So it's not surprising that he'd choose to tip his hat to one of his most enduring musical inspirations with his eleventh studio album, Positively Bob: Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan, a heartfelt, personally charged set of Dylan covers that honors its subject while exemplifying the same qualities that have distinguished Nile's work since the beginning. (more...)

Tenor Anthony Kearns Headlines Veterans Tribute in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

???????On June 27, 2017, the Sixth Annual Bipartisan Tribute to Veterans and Those Who Serve in Congress honored military veterans, including House and Senate members serving in the U.S. Congress, at a summer kick-off reception in the shadow of the nation's Capital. The program featured a powerful line-up of speakers and inspiring songs by renowned tenor Anthony Kearns.  (more...)

JACKSON LIVE IN CONCERT Coming to Belgrade Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Jackson Live in Concert has to be the most accurate and exciting Tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. Presented by Sweeney Entertainments, this concert show is in its eight year of touring and sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs. (more...)

Recording Academy Releases Statement on Passing of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Add Third and Final Hollywood Bowl Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Following the rapid sell out of both their Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have confirmed a third night at the historic venue on Monday, September 25. Tickets for Monday, September 25 will go on sale Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. PST. (more...)

Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! Reunion and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

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, including Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, the cast of CATS, the New Writers at 54! series, and a HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! reunion concert. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey Debuts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey, a national whiskey brand inspired by the best whiskey maker the world never knew, Nathan "Nearest" Green, officially launched in Portland, Oregon on July 19, 2017. The aged whiskey debut in Portland will be followed by Nashville, Tennessee. (more...)

Ford Theater Announces Three Amazing Evenings of Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Music Center On Location and the Ford Theatres today announced the line-up of a co-presentation featuring groundbreaking music and dance artists for three performances at the recently renovated Ford Theatres.  The program includes a dance performance of Awaa by acclaimed choreographer Aszure Barton on Friday, August 18, 2017; a double bill of contemporary dance by the innovative Jacob Jonas The Company and experimental electronic music from Tim Hecker with Kara-Lis Coverdale on Saturday, August 19, 2017; and a one-of-a-kind concert under the stars by singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright on Sunday, August 20, 2017.  The three-night engagement at the outdoor amphitheatre is part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! Series. (more...)

Butch Trucks & Freight Train's Heather Gillis Rocks 'Southern-Style' on First Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Heather Gillis, guitarist-vocalist with Butch Trucks and the Freight Train featuring late Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks, rocks it 'Southern Style' on her first Tour as the Heather Gillis Band, with the first show at Darwin's Burgers and Blues, 234 Hilderbrand Dr., Saturday, August 5. Showtime: 9:30pm. Tickets $10. Info: (470) 399-5060 or http://darwinsburgers.com/. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK Welcomes Audiences Back to Allenberry
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 20, 2017

Keystone Theatrics and Artistic Director Dustin LeBlanc have revived theatre at Allenberry after an absence from the scene. Things are looking up and not just in Duloc. (more...)

PHANTOM PROJECTS THEATRE GROUP Gala Honors 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A collection of nearly two decades of performers will join supporters, donors, and community leaders for THE PHANTOM CABARET: A BENEFIT GALA SUPPORTING ARTS EDUCATION, at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts on August 5, 2017 at 6pm.  The event pays Tribute to the non-profit organization's 20 year history and dedication to helping young people through the arts and includes dinner, drinks, a silent auction, raffles, and more. (more...)

BANDSTAND'S Hopkins & Pero Join BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BANDSTAND'S James Nathan Hopkins, Joey Pero, and Matt Cusak have joined Feinstein's/54 Below's BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND on Sunday, August 6th, at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Linda Mugleston made her debut as Dolly Gallagher Levi yesterday afternoon in Hello, Dolly! Mugleston understudies the role and was filling in for Tony winner Bette Midler for the Wednesday matinee performance. Midler was indeed back on for the evening performance. Ticket holders who came to see Midler were offered a refund at the box office. (more...)

Steve Martin, John Mulaney, Martin Short & More Will Honor David Letterman with Mark Twain Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A lineup of leading performers, including Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Martin, John Mulaney, Bill Murray, Paul Shaffer, Martin Short, Sarah Silverman, Eddie Vedder, and others will salute David Letterman at the 20th annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. The 20th Anniversary program will pay Tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Letterman, and will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C. The program will air on PBS stations as David Letterman: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide on Monday, November 20 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

Single Tickets Now on Sale for Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

As of today, individual tickets for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 2017/18 performance season are available for purchase online at TSO.CA, by phone (416.593.1285), and in person at the TSO Patron Services Centre or the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office. (more...)

CRY CRY CRY Comes to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Renowned singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Williams revive their celebrated folk-pop collaboration, Cry Cry Cry, for their first run of performances in nineteen years. (more...)

BWW TV: A Princely Tune - Listen to Jason Robert Brown's Overture for THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2017

Below, watch as Brown plays the overture to the show, which incorporates songs from all of Prince's hits! (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. presents SUMMER JAMFEST: THE BRITISH INVASION YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The 2017 Summer Jamfest is in full swing at Centenary Stage Company as The British Invasion Years take the Sitnik stage on Saturday, July 29 . Formed in 1995, the band originally focused on their classic rock Tribute shows and released two critically acclaimed albums before narrowing their focus to their favorite music - 1960s pop and rock. Branded as "three shows in one," the show takes the audience through the entire decade from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and The Monkees to The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, and The Who. The British Invasion Years will travel on a nostalgic journey grooving through some of the world's most famous and well-loved tunes. (more...)

Birdland presents the Birdland Big Band and More Week of 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 31-August 6, including The Birdland Big Band, Tom Tallitsch, Natalie Douglas, and more! Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Sharon Owens presents A Sensational Tribute to Streisand & Sinatra!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Sharon Owens takes audiences on a journey through the Streisand years - 60's Broadway, 70's disco and 80's films. In her 15-year career, Sharon has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra and in People Magazine. (more...)

KCP Announces Howard Frank Mosher Tribute Tour With Filmmaker Jay Craven
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Vermont filmmaker Jay Craven will hit the road this summer, for a series of film screenings and personal reflections to pay Tribute to his 30-year collaborator, Northeast Kingdom writer, Howard Frank Mosher. (more...)

Utah Symphony presents Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' and the Classical Mystery Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Experience the grand opening chords and exuberant outbursts of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, followed by his explosive "1812 Overture," an annual tradition and festival favorite. This exhilarating score is accompanied by live cannon blasts provided by Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Admission starts at $36 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18581 (more...)

Marin Center Partners with Award-Winning Actor, Comedian & Author Brian Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Marin Center and the Marin Cultural Association, in partnership with Brian Copeland, are thrilled to present The Best of San Francisco Solo Series. For the first time ever in Marin County, Brian Copeland will present FIVE of the Bay Area's most critically-acclaimed, award-winning, and beloved solo shows for an exclusive run at Marin Center. Featuring performances by Copeland, Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Josh Kornbluth and Don Reed. The series runs from October, 2017 through April, 2018. (more...)

TRANS CHORUS OF LOS ANGELES Returns to Renberg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the return of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA) to its Renberg Theatre on Saturday, August 26 at 8pm and Sunday, August 27 at 2pm. TCLA will once again perform planet Earth's first staged concert production of the full The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars by David Bowie. As Bowie intended, additional hit songs will complete the entire musical saga. (more...)

Vocalist Teri Roiger Releases 'Ghost Of Yesterday Shades of Lady Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

New York based vocalist Teri Roiger recently released her fourth recording as a leader, 'GHOST OF YESTERDAY: Shades of Lady Day', a heartfelt Tribute to Billie Holiday. Since Ms. Holiday provided the initial spark that led to a lifelong commitment to jazz, this one is especially personal to Teri. (more...)

Great American Songbook Foundation Named GRAMMY Museum Cultural Affiliate
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Joining an elite group of institutions worldwide, the Great American Songbook Foundation at the Center for the Performing Arts has been named a Cultural Affiliate of the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum. (more...)

17TH ANNUAL HELPMANN AWARDS Take Place Monday 24 July at Capitol Theatre Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards, presented by Live Performance Australia, will be held on Monday 24 July at 7.00pm at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on the set of 'Kinky Boots'. The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia's vibrant live performance industry, and recognises distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia's live performance sectors. (more...)

Grammy Winners Fleetwood Mac to Be Honored as 2018 Musicares Person of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Two-time GRAMMY® winners Fleetwood Mac will be honored at the 2018 MusiCares® Person of the Year Tribute on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, it was announced today by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation® and the Recording Academy. (more...)

THC Music & EMP Label Group Ink Distribution Deal with Kevin Wood's Wammybox Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

THC MUSIC and EMP LABEL GROUP have inked a distribution deal with MALFUNKSHUN/DEVILHEAD guitarist/co-founder Kevin Wood to disTribute and release titles on his WAMMYBOX RECORDS label. (more...)

Glory Days Return to Kick Start National Theatre River Stage 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Back to wow the crowds and get everyone dancing, The Glory, Europe's leading queer performance venue, return to the National Theatre on 28 July to kick start the 2017 River Stage festival. (more...)

Kimberley Dahme, Gospel Brunch and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

DECADES REWIND to Bring '60s, '70s & '80s to Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Experience the greatest music of the '60s, '70s and '80s with Decades Rewind - a brand new theatrical concert extravaganza featuring a live fourteen-piece band performing medleys of hit songs spanning thirty years - plays the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater for two performances on Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

HAMILTON's Mandy Gonzalez and More Set for Halloran Centre Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Today, the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum revealed the lineup for the second annual On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series. Beginning in September and running through April 2018, 10 artists will take the stage in the intimate 361-seat theatre. These multi-talented solo, duo, and ensemble acts represent more than eight different genres, providing something for every music lover.  (more...)

Pyramid & Parr Hall Announces September Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Check out what's coming to Warrington this September! (more...)

Vicky's of Santa Fe Announces 2018 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Vicky's of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells will host the 2018 Show Supper Club Series. (more...)

VIDEO: The Master, Harold Prince, Readies His Company for PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2017

Harold Prince is a legend in the American theatre - the acclaimed director and producer behind a long list of America's most iconic musicals and the winner of a staggering, record-breaking 21 Tony Awards. Now, he's bringing together six decades of magical moments in a new musical event, Prince of Broadway.  (more...)

Matthew Morrison Withdraws from SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Due to a professional scheduling conflict, Matthew Morrison has withdrawn from the previously announced performance of Sondheim on Sondheim on Sunday, July 23, at 7.30 pm at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

Jackopierce, Mariza and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces alt-rockers Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce of Jackopierce, internationally acclaimed, Latin Grammy nominated Fado artist Mariza, Chicago's own Bluegrass group Henhouse Prowlers and more. (more...)

Halo Publishing International Publishes 'Tending My Garden: A Celebration of Love, Life and Blessings'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Landmark Documentary DIANA, OUR MOTHER: HER LIFE AND LEGACY Debuts on HBO 7/24
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The landmark documentary DIANA, OUR MOTHER: HER LIFE AND LEGACY, celebrating the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the 20th year since her tragic death, debuts MONDAY, JULY 24(10:00-11:05 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

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