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Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2016 Visits New York This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Nine-time GRAMMY® nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz and a trio of special guests - Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore and Ashford & Simpson's Valerie Simpson - will capture the magic of Christmas in the 19th anniversary edition of Koz's holiday tour that arrives in New York City on Tuesday, December 6th at Town Hall at 7:30pm, 123 West 43rd Street.  (more...)

Performing Arts Fort Worth is Proud to Present the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Performing Arts Fort Worth is proud to present the U.S. national tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, at Bass Performance Hall January 17-22. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of ANNIE is a brand-new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original. (more...)

South Street Headhouse District Rings in Holidays with Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

South Street Headhouse District kicks off the holidays with the South Street Christmas Parade and Headhouse Square Tree Lighting this Sunday, December 4, 2016. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Rory O'Malley, Bernadette Peters and More Join York Theatre Company's 2016 Gala Honoring Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced that several of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - are scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar- and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Denver, Colorado is Winner of Special Sneak Peek Screening of Hit Series SHADOWHUNTERS
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The fans have spoken: Denver, Colorado, is the winner of a special sneak-peek screening of the season two premiere of hit series SHADOWHUNTERS and the premiere episode of new original series “Beyond” on Saturday, December 10. (more...)

Old City District Debuts Historic Holiday Nights Every Thursday in December at 45 Restaurants and Retailers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Celebrate the season along America's most historic square mile with Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, presented by VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and Old City District.  (more...)

FAHRENHEIT 451 at Different Stages to Close this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Different Stages opens its 2016-2017 season with Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Set in the twenty-fourth century, Fahrenheit 451 is a gripping tale at once disturbing and poetic about a fireman, Guy Montag, whose job is to destroy all books by fire. (more...)

BWW Review: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDER GROUND, Barbican, 28 November 2016
by Alexandra Coghlan - Nov 29, 2016

It couldn't have been better timed. When Gerald Barry started work on his latest project - an operatic take on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - the world was still rotating smoothly on its axis, business as usual. But fast-forward a year to the European premiere and we find ourselves in a topsy-turvy alternative reality, with a celebrity president, a UK soon to be out of Europe, and madness everywhere we turn. Suddenly a trip down a rabbit-hole seems less a fantasy than a mirror for absurdities rather closer to home. But if the absurdity feels familiar, the mood is quite the reverse, because Barry's opera is utterly, bewitchingly joyful - 50 minutes of batter-you-round-the-head-with-a-bunch-of-flowers brilliance. (more...)

Blackfriars Stages Original New Play by Local Comics
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Blackfriars Theatre rings in the holiday season with The Flight Before Christmas, an original comedic play by three of Rochester's most beloved comics. (more...)

The Australian Ballet's 2017 Blockbuster ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND Goes on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Audiences will discover a world beyond their imagination when they fall down the rabbit hole with The Australian Ballet's 2017 season of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland©. Earmarked as the ballet blockbuster of the year, tickets will be in high demand when they go on sale to the public on Thursday 8 December 2016. Telstra customers have pre-sale access to tickets from 10am today.  (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents THE SOLDIER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present THE SOLDIER'S TALE, based on Stravinsky's timeless story of a violin, a book of riches, and a deal with the devil, brought to life by Puppet Kitchen Productions. (more...)

Oscar Nominated Stuart Dryburgh Cinematography Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This will be an absolutely unique opportunity to develop your skills in Cinematography with one of the most interesting cinematographers in activity. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Present Children's Interactive Programs at Curtis Memorial Library
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Maine State Music Theatre will present "Magic Time: A Program of Story and Song" - combining classic fairytale literature with contemporary musical adaptations - on Friday, February 24, 2017, at 10 AM and 3 PM at the Morrell Reading Room at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. (more...)

Actors Point Theatre Company presents THE WINTER WONDERETTES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2016

It's 1968 and The Wonderettes - the all-girl pop group made famous in The Marvelous Wonderettes musical - is at at Harper's Hardware for the annual Christmas Bash as Actors Point Theatre Company presents Winter Wonderettes December 15-18 in Hendersonville. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards Update - Jill Blackwood, Jack Donahue Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 28, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Steve Aoki Remixes My Chemical Romance's 'Welcome To The Black Parade'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their iconic album The Black Parade, My Chemical Romance taps Dim Mak label head Steve Aoki to remix their 2006 single “Welcome To The Black Parade.” (more...)

BWW Feature: A FIRESIDE CHRISTMAS at The Fireside Dinner Theatre
by Angie Stanton - Nov 28, 2016

From the moment you enter The Fireside, the warm ambiance of a crackling fire and the music wafting from the baby grand transport you to a nostalgic time where Christmas is magical and wishes comes true. The dining room is transformed into a winter Wonderland with white poinsettias and frosted branches sparkling among the softly twinkling lights. The delicious aromas of the featured show menu set the stage for the show to come. (more...)

Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This December, Welsh-born and Los Angeles-based pianist and singer-songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humorist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) will once again spread their special brand of yuletide cheer with their Christmas Without Tears 2016 Tour (more...)

Different Stages to Continue Ray Bradbury's FAHRENHEIT 451 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Different Stages opens its 2016-2017 season with Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. (more...)

Leapin' Lizards! ANNIE is Almost Here!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will play December 13-18 at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. (more...)

VIDEO: 'DWTS' Winners and Finalists Dish on Season 23 Excitement
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Laurie Hernandez and the final four DANCING WITH THE STARS finalists joined 'GMA' live in Times Square this morning to discuss the exciting 23rd season of the show. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Imperial Ice Stars Present NUTCRACKER ON ICE at Winter Wonderland
by Roy Tan - Nov 23, 2016

Following sold-out seasons at the Royal Albert Hall and numerous world tours, The Imperial Ice Stars bring their dazzling production of The Nutcracker on Ice to the UK's no.1 Christmas destination. (more...)

VELVET Returns to Adelaide For One Show Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The award-winning hit show VELVET returns to Adelaide for one performance only on Saturday 25 February 2017 at the Thebarton Theatre.    Nominated for an ARIA Award and winner of four Adelaide Fringe Awards, including "Pick of the Fringe" and "Best of Fringe", this special one-off performance has been added to VELVET's Australian and New Zealand 2017 tour by popular demand.   (more...)

Laurie Hernandez & Val Chmerkovskiy Take Home DWTS' Mirrorball Trophy!
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In the two-hour season finale of DANCING WITH THE STARS on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EST), the three finalists advanced to the final stage of the competition. There were live dancing and show-stopping performances at both The Grove and in the 'Dancing with the Stars' ballroom. (more...)

MercyMe Joins Grand Rapids Symphony for its Only 2016 Christmas Show in Midwest with Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

One year ago, MercyMe was riding on a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, an experience that guitarist Mike Scheuchzer remembered as 'surreal.' (more...)

New Video Trailer for Off-Broadway Rock Odyssey THE PORTAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The New York premiere of THE PORTAL began an Off-Broadway open-ended run on October 27, 2016 at the Minetta Lane Theatre. THE PORTAL is a rock odyssey conceived and directed by Luke Comer, with original music composed by Tierro Lee and Luke Comer, starring Billy Lewis Jr. (Mason McCarthy on the Fox series "Glee"), and choreographed by Jessica Chen. Opening night is set for Saturday, December 3. (more...)

Chance Theater Proudly Presents the West Coast Premiere of CLAUDIO QUEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its West Coast premiere production of … Claudio Quest. With music, lyrics and book by Drew Fornarola and Marshall Pailet, direction by Pailet, choreography by Maxx Reed and musical direction by Ryan O'Connell, Claudio Quest will preview from January 27 through February 3; regular performances will begin February 4 and continue through February 26 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Ballet San Antonio Presents THE NUTCRACKER, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Ballet SA proudly presents the Holiday favorite The Nutcracker with all-new choreography by Artistic Director, Willy Shives and featuring special choreography for Land of Snow and Waltz of the Flowers by legendary Joffrey Ballet Co-Founder and Artistic Director Gerald Arpino. (more...)

Art Van Furniture To Host Mitch Albom Book Signing, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

WARREN, Mich., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Art Van Furniture, the Midwest's number one furniture and mattress retailer, will be hosting award-winning Detroit journalist and New York Times best-selling author Mitch Albom for a book signing event as a part of their Wonderlandholiday extravaganza. The event will take place on Saturday, December 3 from 2-4 p.m. at 6500 E. 14 Mile Road. (more...)

'EBENEZER SCROOGE', SANTALAND DIARIES and More Slated for CRT Downtown This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites one and all to celebrate the holiday season at CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in historic downtown Cortland with a number of December events, aimed to provide fun and festivities for everyone, no matter how they feel about the holidays!  (more...)

BWW Review: HOT CHOCOLATE 15K/5K in Columbus, Ohio - A Sweet Race to Kick Off the Holiday Season
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 21, 2016

On a frigid, windy day with temps in the low 30s and winds gusting up to 40mph, nearly 12,000 runners and walkers gathered together at the Arena District in downtown Columbus to participate in 'America's Sweetest Race', The Hot Chocolate 15K/5K, which benefitted the Ronald McDonald House Charities.* (more...)

Christmas Village Guide to 2016 Season with New Events, Carousel, Events, Lantern Parade and Vendor List
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by NRG will relocate in 2016 and transform Philadelphia's City Hall (1400 JFK Boulevard) into a traditional, open-air German Christmas Market, open daily between Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Imperial Ice Stars' THE NUTCRACKER ON ICE
by Marianka Swain - Nov 21, 2016

Following sold-out seasons at the Royal Albert Hall and several world tours, The Imperial Ice Stars have brought their dazzling production of THE NUTCRACKER ON ICE to London's Hyde Park. The show runs every day until 2 January, 2017 at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. (more...)

Capital Jazz Orchestra to Bring Holiday Pops to the CCA Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The 20-piece Capital Jazz Orchestra helps ring in the holidays in grand style when it returns to the historic Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord on Sunday, December 18 for its annual "Holiday Pops" event. Tickets are currently on sale starting at $20.   (more...)

ANNIE to Play San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, is proud to announce that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will play January 6 - 8, 2017 at The Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose (255 S. Almaden Blvd.). Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents A CELTIC CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2016 season is celebrating the holiday season with a brand new Music on the Rock featuring classic carols that will transport you and your family to a winter Wonderland not at the North Pole, but in the rolling green hills of Ireland. A Celtic Christmas will run from December 1st though the 18th at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. (more...)

Hershey Orchestra Big Band Announces Holiday Concert 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Join the Hershey Symphony Orchestra's BIG BAND for a Swingin' performance of your Holiday favorites on Sunday, Dec 11 at 3pm at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Harrisburg.  The band, along with vocalists Susan Cort and Rick Graybill, will perform Christmas classics including 'Sleigh Ride', 'The Christmas Song', 'Winter Wonderland', 'Let it Snow', "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas' and more, plus a few non-holiday songs that you can 'Sing, Sing, Sing' along with....  The concert will also include dancers from PA Dancesport Ballroom of Hummelstown on select pieces.  (more...)

VELVET Returns to Sydney in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Back by popular demand, the ARIA nominated and award-winning hit show VELVET, is returning to Sydney in both the CBD and Parramatta for two separate seasons as part of its Australian and New Zealand 2017 tour. The initial Sydney season will commence on 26 July 2017 at the Roslyn Packer Theatre for a strictly limited season, then for the final leg of this tour, VELVET will arrive at Riverside Theatres, Paramatta from 21 October 2017 for two weeks only. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2016
by - Nov 20, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nassau County Museum of Arts' New Photo Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Through March 5, 2017, all of Nassau County Museum of Art's galleries are devoted to the art of photography. On view in the Main Galleries on the first floor are two exhibitions drawn from the collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts (KIA), Kalamazoo, Michigan: 'Ansel Adams: Sight and Feeling' and 'Light Works: 100 Years of Photos.' On view in the Second Floor Galleries is 'New Photos: Long Island Collects,' important photographic works of the last half century from private Long Island art collections. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 19, 2016
by - Nov 19, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/19/2016
by - Nov 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/19/2016. (more...)

Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Robert Creighton (Cagney), and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens) will join some of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar® and Tony® Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: The Musical, Godspell, The Addams Family) and Shoshana Bean (Hairspray, Wicked) and Big Beat Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee). The one- night-only female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera will be directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland). A cast of 13 singers will perform the complete score, accompanied by an all-female band. Full cast to be announced. (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Wonderland Premieres Video for Highasakite's 'Golden Ticket (Acoustic Version)'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Norway's Highasakite's release their superb Acoustic Versions EP on 2nd December via Propeller Recordings - with the four track release showcasing their undeniable pop sensibilities, whilst specifically highlighting Ingrid Helene Håvik's instantly recognisable, and immaculately presented vocal talents. (more...)

Freeform Promises Bigger & Better '25 Days of Christmas' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's “25 Days of Christmas” the merriest one yet. (more...)

Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the iconic classic drama A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Bryony Lavery, and directed by Boston favorite Melia Bensussen (Awake and Sing!, Luck of the Irish, and Circle Mirror Transformation at the Huntington). Performances run January 6 - February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

TexARTS Celebrates the Holidays with A Cool Yule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This holiday season, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts are decking the halls and rolling out festive offerings for guests celebrating the jolliest time of the year in Las Vegas. (more...)

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