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Adelphi Theatre (London, )
409-412 Strand
London, WC2R ONS

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WORDS AND MUSIC - BY GERSHWIN presents a series of six vignettes in the vein of the classic movie musical, in which four actors explore the beautiful song catalog of George Gershwin. A cruise ship, a tenement flat and the Broadway stage all create wonderful backdrops for this exquisite music, including favorites such as “Embraceable You,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.”


The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) proudly presents Carmina Burana — earthy and bawdy, tender and breathtakingly beautiful. (more...)

BWW Review: DAMN YANKEES Is a Home Run at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre in Cincinnati
by Laura A. Hobson - May 26, 2017

Local Cincinnati theater produces DAMN YANKEES, a Tony award winning musical. In a variation of the legend of Faust, Mr. Applegate (the devil) offers middle-aged Joe Boyd the opportunity to become young Joe Hardy, a baseball player, and win the World Series against the New York Yankees. (more...)

John Dufffy Institute for New Opera presents World Premiere of KEPT
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Virginia Arts Festival will present the world premiere performances of the new chamber opera Kept: a ghost story at Norfolk's Attucks Theatre May 25 at 7:30 p.m. and May 28 at 3 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Captivates Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 24, 2017

Carole King is an American treasure: a singer/songwriter of much renown, she possesses the showbiz bona fides that place her among the highest echelons of creative endeavor and for more than 50 years, she has provided the soundtrack for the lives of so many of us that you can't help but be caught up in an emotional fervor of remembrance and revelry when you hear one of her hit songs. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Play Final West End Performance in August; Tour to Open in September
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017.  (more...)

Singer Songwriter Jake Clemons Releases New Video & Launches 'The Janine Project'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The above is the opening quote from “Janine,” the new video from Jake Clemons, created with the intention of helping and healing those affected by domestic violence. (more...)

India.Arie, Angela Davis and Glennon Doyle Melton Join O, The Oprah Magazine and Holland America Line Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in varied spaces throughout the Skirball Center - turning the lobby, dressing rooms, hallways and backstage areas into centers of creativity. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Reveals its 2017 International Festival Portraits Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Edinburgh International Festival has today revealed its 2017 International Festival Portraits series. Intimate filmed portraits with six celebrated International Festival artists talking about the art they love, the series offers a rare glimpse into the creative thinking of some of the world's most renowned musicians, playwrights and artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Presents JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre Young Audiences presents Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach the exciting tale of adventure and friendship perfect for the whole family, featuring Words and Music by Broadway's hottest duo, Academy Award-winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land,Dear Evan Hansen) - and a charming new book by Timothy Allen McDonald. (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival's John Dufffy Institute for New Opera to Present World Premiere of KEPT: A GHOST STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Virginia Arts Festival will present the world premiere performances of the new chamber opera Kept: a ghost story at Norfolk's Attucks Theatre May 25 at 7:30 p.m. and May 28 at 3 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: A Fun Stageworks Journey to AVENUE Q
by Peter Nason - May 11, 2017

Funny and serious, cynical and heartwarming at the same time, it's extremely enjoyable but offers nothing new or revelatory. (more...)

VIDEO: Regional Premiere of BLOOD BROTHERS at Venice Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Venice Theatre will present the dramatic musical Blood Brothers opening Thursday, March 30, 2017 running through Sunday, April 23, 2017. This gripping story by British playwright Willy Russell (also known for Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) concerns twin brothers who are separated at birth, with one raised in wealth and the other in poverty. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Enters 17th American Composers Festival with ELLIS ISLAND, Tribute To John Adams, And More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Pacific Symphony's critically acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF), led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, enters its 17th year with “Ellis Island”—a meaningful nod to the past, with lessons for the present, fortified by hope for the future. (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Silvestri is the Definition of Fabulous in Jerry Herman's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Mar 27, 2017

Join the party and be prepared to be entertained and moved, especially by Silvestri's brilliant turn as Albin/Zaza. (more...)

BWW Preview: ONCE at The Playhouse, 3/31
by Greer Firestone - Mar 24, 2017

The Playhouse ends a very successful season with the March 31 opening of ONCE. This year, Aisle Say's personal fav (more...)

Chamber Folk Artist Kathryn Claire to Release New Album 'Bones Will Last'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Portland, Oregon's Kathryn Claire is gearing up to celebrate the release of her fourth full-length album, Bones Will Last, a ten-track collection of chamber/folk music encompassing her classical music upbringing with her formative folk influences. (more...)

THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audibert, plays from 26 April - 27 May with a press performance on 28 April. (more...)

Tafelmusik Concludes US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Canada's internationally lauded Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik has just concluded its 2017 U.S. tour.  Travelling to eight cities across the country and in Puerto Rico, Tafelmusik performed a revelatory program titled 'J.S. Bach: Circle of Creation.' This interactive presentation combines text, music, and projected video and images to explore the world of the artisans – papermakers, violin carvers, string spinners, and performers – who helped J.S. Bach realize his musical genius. The glowing reports have come in from major news outlets. We invite you to read a few of these overwhelmingly positive reviews: (more...)

John Batdorf Channels Paul McCartney in New Solo Album 'Next Stop, Willoughby'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

John Batdorf, the legendary singer-songwriter solo artist and one half of Las Vegas Rock and Roll Hall of Famers folk-rock duo Batdorf & Rodney, has released a brand new album Next Stop, Willoughby, a collection of ten original songs all written, produced, arranged, mixed, sung, and performed entirely by John. He will be touring this summer with select dates across the U.S. (more...)

Dan Wilson Releases 'When The Stars Come Out' From New Album 'Re-Covered'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

On August 4, Dan Wilson will release Re-Covered, a unique album that finds the Grammy-winning songwriter reinterpreting songs from his storied career that he wrote for and with other artists. The album, which marks his third solo studio release, is now available for pre-order (more...)

Jessica Molaskey's PORTRAITS OF JONI Album to Launch New Imprint Ghostlight Deluxe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Ghostlight Records will launch a special new label imprint, Ghostlight Deluxe with the latest release from celebrated actress and singer JESSICA MOLASKEY, Portraits of Joni, on Friday, July 28. (more...)

Theatre Conservatory Students present INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

South Coast Repertory's Summer Players will present the award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods on the Julianne Argyros stage, directed by Hisa Takakuwa, with musical direction by Erin McNally. Performances by SCR's Theatre Conservatory students run Aug. 12-20; tickets are on sale now at www.scr.org.  (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & BANDSTAND Cast Perform 'Nobody' Live on GMA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Tony Award winning production of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (HAMILTON) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, performed on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)

WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED to Play Chastain Park Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

'We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered,' a celebration of the Carpenters' legacy in Words and Music, is set for a one-night-only performance at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 15 at 8 p.m. as part of the 2017 Delta Live Nation Concert Series. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/1 - FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Sony/ATV's Martin Bandier Calls Upon Streaming Services to Fully Credit Songwriters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman and CEO Martin Bandier has called upon music streaming services to fully and clearly credit songwriters on their sites just as they do with recording artists. (more...)

Full Programme for SPIRIT OF '47 Announced at Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today the International Festival and British Council announce full details for Spirit of '47, a co-curated programme celebrating international cultural collaboration. The 10 day season of events features performances, screenings and talks from all over the world. (more...)

BANDSTAND's Andy Blankenbuehler Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Andy Blankenbuehler has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Choreography for BANDSTAND. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's BANDSTAND Performs on THE TONYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

The cast of Broadway's BANDSTAND performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! The musical received Tony nominations for Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler) and Best Orchestrations )Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony). (more...)

Northern Beaches Gets Its First Cabaret Festival: CABARET IN THE GLEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Glen Street Theatre is proud to announce the program for the inaugural Cabaret in the Glen, the first cabaret festival on Sydney's Northern Beaches and North Shore. Over five days and nights, and across two live stages, Glen Street Theatre will transform into a glorious feast of entertainment, theatre, music, art and conversation. From film to live music concerts, panel events and cabaret, Cabaret in the Glen will be positively bursting at the seams. (more...)

Pre-Order Jessica Molaskey's PORTRAITS OF JONI Today; Birdland Concert Set for August!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Ghostlight Records will launch a special new label imprint, Ghostlight Deluxe with the latest release from celebrated actress and singer JESSICA MOLASKEY, Portraits of Joni, which is available for pre-order starting today, Friday, July 7. Customers that pre-order the album via Apple Music will immediately receive the single "Help Me." The album will be released in physical and digital formats on Friday, July 28.   (more...)

BWW Review: Ryan Bowie Brings Back His Amazing HEDWIG To The Roxy
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 5, 2017

Ryan Bowie revives his amazing performance as the 'international song stylist' Hedwig Schmidt in the latest incarnation of Hedwig and The Angry Inch, now onstage at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre through July 15. No matter if you saw him in 2014 during the show's initial run at theotherspace at The Roxy, you simply must make every effort to catch this vibrantly restaged version of the show that is unlike any other you're likely to see on any stage. (more...)

Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn Perform BREXODUS! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

TODAY DON'T WE ALL NEED SOME COMIC RELIEF? A year into the Brexit process, Brexodus! The Musical will help you put the whole thing into perspective. (more...)

VIDEO: BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes Performs Patriotic Medley on A CAPITOL FOURTH
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Star of BANDSTAND on Broadway, Laura Osnes performed a medley of patriotic songs at the 2017 A Capitol Fourth on PBS to help ring in America's 241st birthday! Check out the performance in full below! (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at BEAUTIFUL, Now Playing Final Four Weeks in London
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017. (more...)

Musical Theatre Workshop 2017 Begins Today at Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East's annual Musical Theatre Workshop will take place 17-28 July as 12 artists take over the building to develop 6 new musicals under the guidance of TRSE's artistic team including MT New Writing Manager Sevan Tavoukdjian and MTW facilitators Fred Carl and Robert Lee, specialist tutors from NYU's prestigious Tisch's School of the Arts which runs the world's only graduate programme focused on musical theatre writing. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre presents SUMMER STARLIGHT An Evening to Remember with Michael Cerveris
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, an evening to remember, Sunday, August 6, with guest of honor, Tony Award winning theatre, film and television actor, Michael Cerveris. Tickets for this gala celebration benefiting Cape Rep Theatre include an outdoor party with hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, a performance and audience discussion with Mr. Cerveris in the Indoor Theater emceed by filmmaker Amber Edwards, and a champagne and dessert finale with Michael Cerveris under the stars.  Sunday, August 6, 6 PM. Ticket prices are $100 - $130 and are available at CapeRep.org or at the Box Office, 508-896-1888. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Glimmerglass Festival's OKLAHOMA! Continues Through August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Glimmerglass Festival opened its new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! on Saturday, July 8, in Cooperstown, New York. According to B. A. Nilsson of Words and Music, 'It's a glorious, fully committed, high-kicking three hours of joy.' The production runs through August 22, 2017. (more...)

SAKURA SWEETHEARTS Celebrates Love Through the Seasons at International House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood. Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience. With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)

Guest Speakers Announced for World Heritage Big History Weekend at St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Liverpool historian Ken Pye and St George's Hall Liverpool are excited to announce the full programme of guest speakers for this year's fascinating and insightful World Heritage Big History Weekend which is back bigger and better for 2017. (more...)

SAKURA SWEETHEARTS Celebrates Love Through the Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood.  Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience.  With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's To Launch Annual Chamber Musical Festival With FACETS OF SCHUBERT, 6/7-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 through 25. (more...)

Peter Frampton, Rob Thomas, & More to Perform at ASCAP Foundation's 'We Write the Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, The ASCAP Foundation and The Library of Congress will jointly present the ninth annual “We Write the Songs” event at the historic Coolidge Auditorium in The Library of Congress in Washington, DC. (more...)

Blue Rose Music Releases John Oates' Cover of 'I Blinked Once' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Joe Poletto, Founder of Blue Rose Music today announced the April 21st release of John Oates' cover of “I Blinked Once,” featuring Bekka Bramlett. This is the first single to be released from the collective's upcoming An American Troubadour: The Songs Of Steve Forbert album, which showcases a number of notable artists lending their voices and style to classic Steve Forbert songs. (more...)

Actor Stephen Rea and Cellist Neil Martin Bring Seamus Heaney's AENEID BOOK VI to Life at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Actor Stephen Rea and cellist Neil Martin visit 92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center on Monday, May 22 at 7:30 PM for a Words and Music performance of  Seamus Heaney's translation of Virgil's Aeneid Book VI. The performance is a U.S. premiere; Rea and Martin, both of whom were friends and collaborators of Heaney, have performed the piece in the U.K. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sidney J. Burgoyne Performs at The Iridium
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 13, 2017

Sidney J. Burgoyne performed Just A Little Bit More at The Iridium (www.theiridium.com) on April 11. Just A Little Bit More is a musical marathon featuring Burgoyne with the Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim, Noel Coward, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Thornton Wilder, Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse, Ronald Harwood, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Billy Wilder, Arthur Schwartz and Dorothy Fields, as his co-stars. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet the Producers of A LITTLE NEW MUSIC
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 11, 2017

It takes a village to create a new musical. And it takes a village like A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to give musical theatre writers a place to showcase new material while their Broadway-hopeful shows are in development. Meet Peter Welkin, Christopher Maikish, Luke Klipp, Amy Francis Schott, and Kila Packett from A LITTLE NEW MUSIC. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Roll the Dice in GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. (more...)

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