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Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of Obeah OperaPhoto Flash: First Look at World Premiere of Obeah Opera
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Culchahworks Arts Collective and Panamania in association with Nightwood Theatre and b current proudly present the world premiere of Obeah Opera, a groundbreaking a cappella musical odyssey conceived, written and composed by Culchahworks Co-Artistic Director Nicole Brooks that runs Tuesday August 4 to Saturday, August 8 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in The Distillery District (Media Night August 6).  Tickets are available at http://youngcentre.ca/ or by calling the Young Centre Box Office at416-866-8666 and will be available at http://obeahopera.com/ within the week.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Center Stage's World Premiere of MARLEYPhoto Flash: Opening Night of Center Stage's World Premiere of MARLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The world premiere production of MARLEY, the first original musical based on both the life and music of Bob Marley, began rehearsals March 24 at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. MARLEY is now running through June 14. Check out photos from the opening night party below!  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mitchell Brunings and More in Center Stage's World Premiere of MARLEYPhoto Flash: First Look at Mitchell Brunings and More in Center Stage's World Premiere of MARLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The world premiere production of MARLEY, the first original musical based on both the life and music of Bob Marley, began rehearsals March 24 at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. MARLEY is now running through June 14.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside BC/EFA's 29th Annual EASTER BONNET Competition; Raises Record-Breaking $4,711,386Photo Flash: Go Inside BC/EFA's 29th Annual EASTER BONNET Competition; Raises Record-Breaking $4,711,386
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The generosity of the American theatre community shined brightly as six weeks of spring fundraising raised another record-breaking grand total for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The 29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition (#bwaybonnets) raised a remarkable $4,711,386, making this the third year in a row the event set a new fundraising record. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LEGALLY BLONDE, Opening Tonight at St. Jacobs Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at LEGALLY BLONDE, Opening Tonight at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The popular motion picture Legally Blonde has burst onto the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse stage as a peppy and playful musical comedy. This quintessential tale of one blonde's journey to self-empowerment runs for the next four weeks through May 18th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Parrish Art Museum's Annual Spring FlingPhoto Flash: First Look at Parrish Art Museum's Annual Spring Fling
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Over 350 guests flocked to Watermill for The Parrish Art Museum's annual Spring Fling community party, fundraiser and networking event this Saturday. Perhaps it's cabin fever or simply the thought that summer is a coming, the annual fete draws a crowd of local business professionals that relish the opportunity to greet old friends, share a cocktail with new ones and hit the dance floor all while knowing the importance of the event in raising funds for the Parrish Educational programs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chicago Shakespeare's A Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: First Look at Chicago Shakespeare's A Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and hip-hop sensations the Q Brothers are back at it again turning up the volume with a fresh take on a beloved classic. The Q Brothers and CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton have come together to develop A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol-a hip-hop reinterpretation of the perennial holiday favorite by Charles Dickens. Now, alongside Chicago theaters' familiar renditions of this heartwarming tale, audiences will participate in the creation of an energized, reinvented tradition. Work-in-progress performances of A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol will run in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, now through December 22, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SHEA: PRINCE OF CHRISTMASPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SHEA: PRINCE OF CHRISTMAS
by Walter McBride - Nov 15, 2013

Gearing up for the 2013 holiday season, Coast 2 Coast Star Entertainment presents Shea: Prince of Christmas, a unique music celebration about the joys of the Holidays starring Shea Arender aka 'Shea.' The show makes its world premiere off-Broadway at St. Lukes Theatre (308 West 46th Street) and opened last night, November 14th. The show will play a limited run through December 27th, 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New Federal Theater's IN THE WINE TIMEPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of New Federal Theater's IN THE WINE TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 44th season with the first play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' - two revivals from his 'Twentieth Century Cycle of Plays' - IN THE WINE TIME, to be followed by The Fabulous Miss Marie this spring. In The Wine Time, directed by Mansoor Najee-ullah, will begin performances October 25th at Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 24th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 7th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Federal Theater's SOWA'S RED GRAVYPhoto Flash: First Look at New Federal Theater's SOWA'S RED GRAVY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present Sowa's Red Gravy by Diane Richards at Castillo Theatre (543 West 42nd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues.). Performances begin tomorrow, October 18th with Opening Night set for Sunday, October 28th. Performances continue through November 18th only. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Zakiya Young and Paul Nolan Star in KC Starlight Theatre's AIDA, Opening Tonight, 8/3Photo Flash: Zakiya Young and Paul Nolan Star in KC Starlight Theatre's AIDA, Opening Tonight, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2012

Starlight Theatre presents Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA, winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Score and Best Book, opening tonight, August 3 and running through August 12 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Get a first look at Zakiya Young and Paul Nolan onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nellie McKay Brings 'Silent Spring-It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature' to Feinstein's at Loews RegencyPhoto Coverage: Nellie McKay Brings 'Silent Spring-It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature' to Feinstein's at Loews Regency
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 21, 2012

Feinstein's at Loews Regency continues its Winter / Spring 2012 season with Nellie McKay and her new show "Silent Spring - It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature" from March 20 to 31. Check out photos from her opening night engagement below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Beck Center Presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOATPhoto Flash: Beck Center Presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

A humorous retelling of the biblical story of Joseph of Canaan. Center stage will be awash with a rainbow of colors in this rollicking musical, complete with an amazing light show, buoyant choreography, splashy costumes, and musical stylings that appeal to all tastes-from Marleyesque Reggae to spur-slapping country western to an Elvis-channeling pharaoh. Preschoolers to their great-grandparents will delight in this entertaining extravaganza. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat At Paramount Photo Flash: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat At Paramount
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Hot on the heels of My Fair Lady, the critically acclaimed, smash hit musical which launched the Paramount Theatre's new Broadway series in September, the Aurora-based theater is ready to GO, GO, GO, GO to it again. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cover for Final Amy Winehouse Album Set for 12/5 ReleasePhoto Flash: Cover for Final Amy Winehouse Album Set for 12/5 Release
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

An announcement made on Amy Winehouse's official web site today revealed that on the December 5th , 'Lioness: Hidden Treasures', the third album from Amy Winehouse will be released through Island Records. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala Arrivals
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the starry arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, et al. Celebrate NFT's 40th Reunion Awards Photo Coverage: Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, et al. Celebrate NFT's 40th Reunion Awards
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the GLEE PROJECT CompetitorsPhoto Flash: Meet the GLEE PROJECT Competitors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

Reality competition will never be the same as Oxygen introduces the 12 contenders of 'The Glee Project,' premiering on Sunday, June 12 at 9pm ET/PT. From Ryan Murphy, the creator and Emmy(R) award winning executive producer of 'Glee,' and executive producer of 'Glee' Dante Di Loreto, comes a groundbreaking 10-episode competition series, 'The Glee Project' which finds and trains a group of 12 extraordinarily talented performers who compete against one another to win a seven episode guest starring role on 'Glee.' From thousands of entries, and an exhaustive nationwide and online talent search, the series uncovers a unique group of artists from both professional and amateur backgrounds proving every underdog has a fighting chance at stardom. Additionally, Oxygen will air its second round of 'Glee' episodes during its 'Glee' marathon on Saturday, May 21 from 10am-11pm ET/PT. Oxygen's first 'Glee' marathon reached over four million viewers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Federal Theatre Honors Poitier, Keys et al. Press ReceptionPhoto Coverage: New Federal Theatre Honors Poitier, Keys et al. Press Reception
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event are Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair is Dr. Maya Angelou. In addition to celebrating NFT's vital contribution to the arts internationally, the Gala will feature special awards for 13 individuals that changed the cultural life of our nation: Sidney Poitier, Ntozake Shange, Ruby Dee, Alicia Keys, Mayor David Dinkins, Imhotep Gary Byrd, George Faison, Amiri Baraka, Rev. Malcolm Boyd, Elizabeth McCann, Carla Pinza, Terrie Williams and Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin (for the National Black Theatre Festival). (more...)

Photo Flash: Drury Lane's AIDAPhoto Flash: Drury Lane's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Drury Lane Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning international hit musical AIDA, Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Award winner Jim Corti (Sweet Charity, Meet Me in St. Louis, Cabaret, and Sugar.) Featuring a dynamic cast led by Stephanie Umoh as 'Aida' ('Sarah' in the 2009 Broadway production of Ragtime) and Jared Zirilli as 'Radames' (first National Tour of Wicked), AIDA opens March 24 and runs through May 29 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane. (more...)

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