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BWW Interview: Honoring the Greats in the Modern-Day: Ultra-Talented Jazz Musicians, Peter and Will Anderson, Weave Music & Storytelling In Songbook Summit BWW Interview: Honoring the Greats in the Modern-Day: Ultra-Talented Jazz Musicians, Peter and Will Anderson, Weave Music & Storytelling In Songbook Summit
by Courtney Savoia - August 01, 2018

Identical twin brothers, Peter and Will Anderson, have kept a pure love of music and discovery from their childhood at the forefront, as they've built successful careers and found their place in the jazz community. Playing the clarinet and saxophone since grade school, this duo went on to study at T... (more...)
BWW Interview: From Metamorphosis to a GROUNDLINGS' ROAD TRIP, Larry Treadwell's Ever Making Music to Rock the House BWW Interview: From Metamorphosis to a GROUNDLINGS' ROAD TRIP, Larry Treadwell's Ever Making Music to Rock the House
by Gil Kaan - July 05, 2018

Attending The Groundlings shows on a Friday or Saturday night, you will sure to hear one of the most rocking bands in Los Angeles or anywhere smoking music is appreciated. The Groundlings Band consists of Larry Treadwell on guitar, Greg Kanaga on drums and musical director Matthew Loren Cohen on key... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dan Edwards of THE RAYFORD BROTHERS BWW Interview: Dan Edwards of THE RAYFORD BROTHERS
by Lee Cooley - May 30, 2018

The Rayford Brothers took rockabilly and tiki clubs by storm in So-Cal and now they're starting to rock the Western U.S. including Chopper John's in Phoenix on June 14.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dalis Allen - Producer of the Kerrville Folk Festival BWW Interview: Dalis Allen - Producer of the Kerrville Folk Festival
by Kathy Strain - May 24, 2018

Every year, Quiet Valley Ranch just outside the small town of Kerrville, Texas is transformed into a musical wonderland as the Kerrville Folk Festival is presented for 18 days. It showcases singer/songwriters who show passion and joy for the art of folk music. People come from all over the world to ... (more...)
BWW Review: The Bantam of the Opera Strikes Again! BWW Review: The Bantam of the Opera Strikes Again!
by Steve Callahan - May 15, 2018

For several seasons I've searched for a term to describe Gateway Opera. In a city flush with larger companies-Opera Theater St. Louis, Union Avenue Opera, and Winter Opera-which offer truly 'grand opera', what can one call this little company which gives us such delicious bite-sized treats? They're... (more...)
BWW Interview: Singer/Songwriter Mary McBride on her Music, Humanitarianism, and Upcoming Appearance for Arena Stage's 2018 Gala BWW Interview: Singer/Songwriter Mary McBride on her Music, Humanitarianism, and Upcoming Appearance for Arena Stage's 2018 Gala
by Elliot Lanes - April 27, 2018

As many of you know, Arena Stage's Artistic Director Molly Smith has been very active on a number of national social issues, including LGBT rights and gun control in addition to her exemplary artistic work. In this way, perhaps it's only natural that the headliner at this year's Arena Stage Gala on ... (more...)
BWW Interview: HEDWIG Alum, Hannah Corneau, Shares Her Truth, Life Lessons, and Light in New Visual EP BWW Interview: HEDWIG Alum, Hannah Corneau, Shares Her Truth, Life Lessons, and Light in New Visual EP
by Courtney Savoia - April 16, 2018

The incredibly talented and inspirational Hannah Corneau, most recently seen playing Yitzhak in the national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is getting ready to release the first of three videos with her new visual EP, ??? this April! Reflecting on her experiences on stage (Evita at the Marriott ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Maestro Keith Lockhart Talks the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and this Sunday's Concert at Strathmore BWW Interview: Maestro Keith Lockhart Talks the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and this Sunday's Concert at Strathmore
by Elliot Lanes - April 05, 2018

It's getting to that time of year when we think about things that are truly American. We might think about baseball games and hot dogs.  There's also,  of course, the annual Fourth of July concert on PBS featuring Maestro Keith Lockhart and the world famous Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. If you ca... (more...)
BWW Interview: Shoshana Bean Uses Her Big Voice & Big Heart Always For Good BWW Interview: Shoshana Bean Uses Her Big Voice & Big Heart Always For Good
by Gil Kaan - January 30, 2018

WICKED! alumni Shoshana Bean will be celebrating her latest musical project release Spectrum with a one-night concert at The Ace Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles. We had the wonderful opportunity to chat with the powerhouse songstress before prepping for her L.A. engagement.... (more...)
BWW Interview: The Benjamin Vo Blues Band, Pennsylvania's Unsigned Secret BWW Interview: The Benjamin Vo Blues Band, Pennsylvania's Unsigned Secret
by Tory Gates - January 24, 2018

'I think the most important element I like to keep in the music is the blues feeling, regardless of different chord or what we do with the notes, it's just the blues feeling has to be there.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Lori & Don Chaffer of Nashville-Based Duo Waterdeep Discuss New Musical 'The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph' BWW Interview: Lori & Don Chaffer of Nashville-Based Duo Waterdeep Discuss New Musical 'The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph'
by Kevin Pollack - December 28, 2017

Nashville based duo, Don & Lori Chaffer have been making music together for a long time. With over 15 full-length albums under their belt, they continue to write and record music and, as of the last 10 years, musicals. Yep musicals.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Pia Douwes Talks Debut Solo Album and International Career BWW Interview: Pia Douwes Talks Debut Solo Album and International Career
by Julie Musbach - December 21, 2017

Pia Douwes has spent the last three decades building an illustrious international career. Now she has released her first solo album, aptly titled 'After All This Time'. Pia took a moment to chat with BroadwayWorld about this exciting recording as well as her career thus far.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Che'Nelle Unveils Calm Before the Storm EP BWW Interview: Che'Nelle Unveils Calm Before the Storm EP
by Tory Gates - December 19, 2017

'My aim is to get them to start getting used to the different sounds that I'm bringing to Japan and rest of Asia. The way I see it, somebody's gotta start doing it, and why not me?... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY BWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
by Tory Gates - December 13, 2017

'The original idea for the show has this common thread in the universe that everybody is connected--how do you experience that with music?'... (more...)
BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan - November 09, 2017

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Perf... (more...)
BWW Interview: Singer Seth Glier's Newest Album BIRDS BWW Interview: Singer Seth Glier's Newest Album BIRDS
by Kathy Strain - September 12, 2017

Seth Glier's latest album is called BIRDS and is a true reflection of some difficult moments in Glier's life over the past two years including the loss of his brother, as well as watching all of the life-changing events occurring throughout the world. BWW sat down with Seth Glier to discuss with him... (more...)
BWW Interview: Broadway's Bart Shatto Talks Upcoming Concerts and Singing with Trans-Siberian Orchestra BWW Interview: Broadway's Bart Shatto Talks Upcoming Concerts and Singing with Trans-Siberian Orchestra
by Kevin Pollack - August 21, 2017

For those of you who don't know who Bart Shatto is, you will soon. From the stages of Broadway, where he played the pivotal role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, to packed arenas on tour with the Gold/Platinum selling rock-symphonic band, The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Bart has delighted audiences ... (more...)
BWW Interview: The 'New' Mr. Las Vegas, Frankie Moreno Talks 'New Las Vegas' & Songwriting Career BWW Interview: The 'New' Mr. Las Vegas, Frankie Moreno Talks 'New Las Vegas' & Songwriting Career
by Kevin Pollack - August 15, 2017

If you go to Las Vegas, there is one act you definitely need to catch and his name is Frankie Moreno.  As a child prodigy on the piano and a gifted multi-instrumentalist, Frankie was first introduced to American audiences at the age of ten with his debut on CBS's “Star Search”. Since then, named ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Nathan Sharp: YouTube Star and his New Album, SANDCASTLE KINGDOMS BWW Interview: Nathan Sharp: YouTube Star and his New Album, SANDCASTLE KINGDOMS
by Kathy Strain - June 15, 2017

Nathan Sharp started his career desiring to pursue Top 40 music. Along the way, he took some detours that lead him to create his own YouTube channel, natewantstobattle. As his popularity soared, so did his creativity and originality. His YouTube channel has over 1.1 million subscribers who enjoy his... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dominique Holley of Driftwood Quintet BWW Interview: Dominique Holley of Driftwood Quintet
by Jeanmarie Simpson - April 26, 2017

As an event organizer, I always feel like it's important that I organize the types of events that I see myself going to. If I can't personally see myself attending or spending money to see my own performances then how can I expect other people who don't know me to do the same. What that means for me... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dom Kelly of A Fragile Tomorrow Talks New Solo Album BWW Interview: Dom Kelly of A Fragile Tomorrow Talks New Solo Album
by Kathy Strain - April 03, 2017

Dom Kelly grew up around music. As part of the group, A Fragile Tomorrow, Dom along with brothers Sean, Brendan and friend Shaun Rhodes, Dom has travelled all over the world performing and entertaining. From the time he was 11 years old, Dom enjoyed the opportunity to make music with his band. With ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard
by Elliot Lanes - January 11, 2017

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BWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Dev11n BWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Dev11n
by Mark C. Lloyd - January 09, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lindsay Mendez BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lindsay Mendez
by Elliot Lanes - January 05, 2017

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BWW Interview: Jose Feliciano at NJPAC BWW Interview: Jose Feliciano at NJPAC
by Sean Quinn - December 13, 2016

Jose Feliciano comes to NJPAC for two shows on Dec. 18.... (more...)