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Cristina Fontanelli to Perform at Baruch's Engelman Recital Hall, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Acclaimed singer/PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli (www.cristinafontanelli.com) will perform selections from her concert, 'The Great International Songbook" (plus wine reception) on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Engelman Recital Hall at the Baruch College Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, in New York City. Ms. Fontanelli's third-annual concert highlights songs of many countries to promote world peace through the universal language of music. The concert is scheduled to coincide with the Monday, May 16 World Trade Conference at Baruch College as May has been designated "World Trade Month" by the international business community.  (http://trade.gov/worldtrademonth).                                                                                                                              (more...)

Catalina Bar & Grill Hosts a Broadway Star with NEILE ADAMS SINGS KANDER & EBB
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 will present Broadway, film and television star Neile Adams in NEILE ADAMS SINGS KANDER & EBB, featuring popular show tunes from "Chicago," "The Rink," "Flora the Red Menace," "Kiss of the Spider Woman," "The Act," "Steel Pier," "Funny Lady" "Woman of the Year" and "The Happy Time." The show will be presented on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8:30p.m. (more...)

Opening Night of Totem Pole Playhouse's SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS to Benefit CPAA
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theater, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced that the opening night performance of the first play in the theatre's four-show subscription series, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, will serve as a fundraiser for the Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance. CPAA is a charitable organization composed of individuals and animal rescue organizations and shelters working together to end the killing of cats and dogs as the means of controlling animal population. (more...)

Karen King to Perform New Cabaret Show at The Cutting Room, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

New York based multi-talented singer-songwriter/performer Karen King is back on the NYC stage, returning to The Cutting Room in Manhattan at 44 East 32nd Street on Thursday, June 22nd at 9pm. Back by popular demand, this new live concert show follows King's sold-out performance at The Cutting Room last October. (more...)

Broadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Live Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary theatrical sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored for his pioneering career achievements at the Live Design Awards on Monday, June 13 in New York. Another legendary icon, Chita Rivera, will present the award to Jacob, whom she has known since the original Broadway production of CHICAGO (1975). (more...)

Pink to Serve as Superstar Advisor for THE VOICE Semi-Finalists, 5/16
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

International recording artist and multi-award winner P!nk will serve as a superstar advisor to the top eight remaining artists on the Monday, May 16 telecast (8 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's two-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE. (more...)

Lorna Luft to Perform at VNA California's ONE ENCHANTED EVENING GALA, Honoring Lainie Kazan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, VNA California will host their Annual "One Enchanted Evening" Gala at the Palm Springs Hilton from 5 to 9 p.m.  Presented by The Advocate and Here Media (Media Sponsor), this evening promises to be an event to remember when VNA will honor Lainie Kazan with The John L. Treadway Loving Care Award.  Lorna Luft accompanied by Colin R. Freeman will provide a live performance ending what will truly be "One Enchanted Evening!"      (more...)

Washington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selected Julie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective, July 1, 2016.  (more...)

New Jersey Ballet to Perform Ginger Thatcher's SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of Annual Gala, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The New Jersey Ballet will perform Ginger Thatcher's Saturday Night as part of the company's annual gala performance on April 9, 2016 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Thatcher's work is choreographed to the music of jazz singer Etta James, and has been in the company's repertoire for over a decade. (more...)

VIDEO: Celebrate John Kander's Birthday With Kander & Ebb Performing CHICAGO's 'All That Jazz'
by Michael Dale - Mar 18, 2016

The great composer of Cabaret, Chicago and so many beloved Broadway songs turns 89 today. (more...)

Trezana Beverley's MABEL MADNESS Extends at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Urban Stages will extend its critically acclaimed World Premiere of Mabel Madness written and performed by Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley (For Colored Girls...) tells the dramatic story with music about the life of the famous cabaret chanteuse, Mabel Mercer. Co-directed by Frances Hill and Peter Napolitano with musical direction by Tuffus Zimbabwe, Mabel Madness began performances on February 19 and was originally set to end its run on March 20, will now play Wednesday nights at 7PM and Sundays at 3PM & 7PM through April 10, 2016. Tickets are $40 and are available at www.urbanstages.org or by calling 1-866-811-4111. (more...)

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy NY Spring Ball at Doubles
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 11, 2016

On March 8th, Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI) hosted a kick-off reception at The Doubles Club for their annual New York Spring Ball on April 5th. (more...)

2016 Technology Impact Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

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Broadway Veterans to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Set inside the sensationalized female murderess craze that swept 1920s Chicago, CHICAGO draws its audience into a world of crime and glitz against the vivid backdrop of the jazz age. A first time production for Pittsburgh CLO, CHICAGO is sure to be 'all that jazz' and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Taylor Swift Gives Surprise Performance at NJ Fan's Wedding Reception
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Taylor Swift gave newlyweds Max Singer and Kenya Smith a wedding memory that last them the rest of their lives! (more...)

New Line Sets Full 26th Season; Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

New Line Theatre, 'the bad boy of musical theatre,' announces its 26th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the world premiere of a new revised version of the wild, 1969 adult jazz-rock musical CELEBRATION, by the creators of The Fantasticks, running Sept. 29-Oct. 22, 2016; followed by Kander & Ebb's rarely produced gem ZORBA, running March 2-25, 2017; then the regional premiere of the pitch-black 2002 jazz-rock musical THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, based on the famous novel and film, running June 1-24, 2017; and the world premiere of the third installment of New Line's own creation, the new revue OUT ON BROADWAY: THE THIRD COMING, running August 3-19, 2017. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's new home, the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

BWW Preview: KAREN KING at The Cutting Room in NYC on 6/22
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 3, 2016

New York based multi-talented singer, songwriter/performer, Karen King will return to The Cutting Room on June 22 following her sold-out show last year. (more...)

Amy Oestreicher to Bring Solo Show to MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

HuffPost Columnist/Award-Winning Actress & Inspirational Survivor brings one-woman autobiographical musical comedy to the Chenango River Theatre in Greene, NY on June 13th at 7:30pm (more...)

LUDO's BROKEN BRIDE Set for New York Musical Festival, 8/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in association with Chinese Mother Jewish Daughter & Michael Chase Gosselin presents LUDO's Broken Bride, a new rock opera about one man's epic journey to save his true love's life, utilizing LUDO's entire discography. Adapted by Stacey Weingarten (NYMF: Les Enfants de Paris, Rescue Rue) with additional story and arrangements by Dana Levinson, the cast of 14 includes Spencer Clark (Regional: West Side Story, Romeo In Your Arms), Carson Higgins (Nat. Tour: American Idiot; NYMF: The Runaway Clone), Larry Hamilton (Off Bway: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Captain Louie), Catherine Landeta (Regional: The King and I, Avenue Q, Bat Boy), Melissa Hunter McCann (TV: 'Tony Awards'; NY: Carnegie Hall's West Side Story, Encore's Paint Your Wagon), Gabrielle McClinton (Bway: Pippin; 1st Nat. Tour: American Idiot), Brendan Malafronte (Nat. Tour: Annie, The Producers, Singin' in the Rain), Jamen Nathakumar, Jackson Perrin, Devin Richey, Brian Charles Rooney (Bway: The Threepenny Opera; NYMF: Bedbugs!!!), Ashley Talluto (Nat. Tour: Flashdance, West Side Story), Michael Jayne Walker (Regional: Hair, Godspell, Tommy), and Amy Whitcomb (TV: 'The Voice;' 'The Sing-Off'). LUDO's Broken Bride is being staged at The Duke on 42nd Street a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street (bet. 10th and 11th Aves.) in NYC for five performances from Tuesday, August 2 through Saturday, August 6, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Pittsburgh CLO's CHICAGO!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Set inside the sensationalized female murderess craze that swept 1920s Chicago, CHICAGO draws its audience into a world of crime and glitz against the vivid backdrop of the jazz age. A first time production for Pittsburgh CLO, CHICAGO is sure to be 'all that jazz' and more! (more...)

Arecont Vision Announces Retirement of Carole Dougan, Vice President, North American Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

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New Children's Consignment App Connects Parents and Franchisees to Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

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BT Group's Emer Timmons joins Brightstar Corp. as Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategic Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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Broadway Theatre Titan James M. Nederlander Passes Away at 94
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

According to the New York Post, Broadway James M. Nederlander passed away last night, July 25. He was 94 years old.  (more...)

Léni Fé Bland Trust Gives $1 Million Gift to the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts' Endowment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA) is honored to announce that the Leni Fe Bland Trust has made a $1 million grant to the SBCPA endowment. This gift will help the SBCPA continue to provide below market rental rates to resident companies at the Granada Theatre, including CAMA, Music Academy of the West, Opera Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Symphony, State Street Ballet and UCSB Arts & Lectures. (more...)

Amy Oestreicher Brings Hit One-Woman Musical, GUTLESS AND GRATEFUL to New York this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

GUTLESS & GRATEFUL: Gutless & Grateful is the one-woman musical autobiography of Amy Oestreicher, who takes her audience on a comedic journey of hope, resilience and gratitude after a blood clot caused her stomach to literally explode at 18 years old.  (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Unveils New Portrait of Publisher Baroness Gail Rebuck
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has unveiled its most recent commissioned portrait, a painting of Baroness Gail Rebuck by the artist Jennifer McRae, it was announced today, Thursday 14 July 2016. It was commissioned by the Gallery with the support of J. P. Morgan through the Fund for New Commissions. (more...)

Camille O'Sullivan to Bring THE CARNY DREAM to Edinburgh Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Award winning singer and actress Camille O'Sullivan returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her new show The Carny Dream. The French-Irish songstress is one of the Fringe's most successful artists and the will be performing at her perfect home, the Underbelly Circus Hub from the 4th to the 22nd August. (more...)

Nicole Frederick is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

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Lady Gaga to Receive Grammy Museum's Jane Ortner Artist Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Six-time GRAMMY® Award winner Lady Gaga will be the recipient of the Jane Ortner Artist Award at the GRAMMY Museum® 's 2016 Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon (more...)

Sarah A. Enzenbacher is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

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Enrique Iglesias Tops Finalists for 2016 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARD
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Billboard and TELEMUNDO announced today the finalists for the 2016 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARD during a press conference at the Gibson Showroom in Miami, (more...)

2016 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS to Feature Duets
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Since its inception, the Billboard Latin Music Awards broadcast on Telemundo have set the pace in Latin music, introducing unique never-before-seen collaborations among internationally renowned artists on its stage. This year, the prestigious event will take the format to another level, offering for the first time 'Billboard Duets.' Performances during the impressive awards show will unite the voices of acclaimed artists to offer an unprecedented program, featuring the biggest Latin stars in exclusive harmonies. (more...)

BWW Feature: A Brief History of Musicals Performing at the Grammy Awards
by Allison Pichowicz - Feb 14, 2016

On February 15, 2016 HAMILTON will perform its opening number live at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Only eight musicals (nine, if you count RIVERDANCE) have had this honor since the first Grammy Award ceremony in 1959. HAMILTON will make history, yet again, as the first show to perform via satellite during the ceremony; while the ceremony is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, the cast will be performing on their set at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Liliane Montevecchi's Opening Night at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 12, 2016

Liliane Montevecchi  presented her autobiographical one-woman show Be My Valentine at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association Announces New Board Chair
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?Martha Shaker, President of Concept Rehab Inc., was elected as Chair of Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) and the Arts Center Foundation Board of Trustees at the 2015-2016 Annual Meeting, Wednesday, Aug 3 at the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. Shaker succeeds attorney Neil Freund who completed a three-year term as Chair and now serves as Past Chair. (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre Announces 2017 Woman Of The Year Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announces today that renowned singer, actress, author and fashion designer,  Vanessa Williams, will serve as Woman of the Year for the 33rd Annual Black & White Ball, with The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) as the Presenting Sponsor. As a Tony Award, Grammy Award and three-time Emmy Award nominated performer, Williams' dedication to the performing arts through her varied and esteemed career, as well as her unwavering philanthropy to numerous charitable causes, will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at ARIA Resort & Casino, CityCenter, as part of the 45-year-old ballet company's largest annual fundraiser and one of the city's most highly-anticipated social events.  (more...)

Teresa Priolo & Erika Wachter to Host 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament, 9/19
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament will be held at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York on Monday, September 19, 2016. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's 2016 Annual Benefit: Some Enchanted Evening: A Musical Revue of Broadway Classics
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Patricia M. Cuadros is recognized by Continental Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

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Willy Jay LaBlanc Pens THE SON OF MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Willy Jay LaBlanc, a retiree from Boeing Corporation, pilot, researcher of Green Energy power plants, devoted writer and author has completed his new book 'The Son of Man': a religious and controversial work about the contents of the Bible and their validity to historical accounts. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago to Dim Marquee Lights to Honor James M. Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

?Broadway In Chicago and the Broadway community mourn the loss of Chairman of the Nederlander Organization, theatre owner/operator, producer and presenter James M. Nederlander, who passed away on July 25 at age 94 by honoring the Broadway tradition of dimming the marquee lights. (more...)

Taylor Swift to be Honored with First-Ever 'Taylor Swift Award' at 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) will present Taylor Swift with an award bearing her name in recognition of her incomparable creative and artistic talent and influence on music lovers throughout the world. (more...)

Pink to Release New Single 'Just Like Fire' from ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

nternational pop icon P!nk is set to release “Just Like Fire” from Walt Disney Studios' upcoming feature film ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS on April 15th (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

Pink to Debut New Single 'Just Like Fire' on 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that award-winning singer-songwriter P!nk will make the world television debut of her new single, “Just Like Fire,” on the 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Salutes Local Business Leaders During Arts and Business Leadership Awards Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will honor two Orange County business leaders during its third annual Arts and Business Leadership Awards Dinner on Friday, May 6, 2016. During the fundraiser, noted Orange County business leader and arts philanthropist Zelma "Zee" M. Allred will receive the Center's Distinguished Leader Award and Ashleigh Aitken will be presented with the Rising Leader Award. (more...)

Applications for 2016 Fred Ebb Award Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation, in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company, will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  Applications for the award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be accepted from June 1- 30, 2016.  The winner will be selected in November of 2016.  Eligibility criteria and Application forms can be found at the foundations website: www.fredebbfoundation.org. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/1/16- Debbie Reynolds
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2016

Happy Birthday Debbie Reynolds! Reynolds regularly appeared in movie musicals during the 1950s and had several hit records during the period. Perhaps her most high-profile film role was in Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Kathy Selden. On Broadway, Reynolds has starred in such shows as Irene, Debbie, and Woman of the Year. Reynolds appeared in her West End show Debbie Reynolds: Alive and Fabulous (more...)

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