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"Extra," the second longest running entertainment newsmagazine in syndication, is broadcasting its 20th season from its new home at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., bringing the latest breaking news from the worlds of entertainment, pop culture, crime, politics and lifestyle to millions of viewers daily.

Universal Studios Hollywood will serve as the new headquarters for "Extra," hosted by Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos in front of a live audience. Lopez and Menounos will broadcast from a variety of locations throughout Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk, home to world class retailers, restaurants, thrill rides iconic movie characters, and the famous backlot.

Fans of "Extra" and theme park guests visiting from around the world will have a chance to participate in "Extra's" daily "entertainment event," which takes place Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm and will include live appearances from A-List film and television actors, musicians, athletes and newsmakers. Fans will also be able to interact with Mario and Maria, with a chance to ask questions, pose for pictures, get autographs, enjoy live musical performances and see their favorite stars up close and personal.

"Extra" will continue to take viewers on a coast-to-coast trip in every episode, from Hollywood to hotspots at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to Times Square in New York City providing a hip, fresh and unique approach to breaking entertainment news.

BWW Review: High-Decibel JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tour Rocks Out at OC's Segerstrom Cen Photo BWW Review: High-Decibel JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tour Rocks Out at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - November 12, 2021

Far more concerned with style over (narrative) substance, this brand new '50th Anniversary' re-staging of the 1971 musical that recounts the final days leading up to the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ is undeniably entertaining. The palpable, intentional vibe of this new US National Tour---di...
BWW Finland Review: REvolution by The Red Nose Company Photo BWW Finland Review: REvolution by The Red Nose Company
by Rosanna Liuski - November 26, 2021

'RÈvolution is here and ready to give the stage to the Invisible Ones! RÉvolution is the second performance from the clown-duo Babylon and RÉ. The performance studies the meaning of being seen through clownery and comedy. How one finds an own voice and how to make it heard? Whose responsibility is i...
Creative Cauldron's World Premiere Holiday Show THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL Takes The Stage, Photo Creative Cauldron's World Premiere Holiday Show THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL Takes The Stage, December 9
by A.A. Cristi - November 26, 2021

The 2021-22 Season “Reignite, Reimagine!” blazes into the holiday season with a Bold New Works Premiere from Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith: The Christmas Angel. Adapted from a little-known 1910 novella by Abbey Farwell Brown, Conner and Smith infuse this story with music, magic, and a touch ...
Committie's Comedy Carousel Comes to Theatre On The Bay in December 2021 Photo Committie's Comedy Carousel Comes to Theatre On The Bay in December 2021
by Stephi Wild - November 26, 2021

Renowned South African funnyman and award winning actor Alan Committie is delighted to bring you a year-end comedy treat with a hilarious lineup of comedians to tickle your funny bone and ache your belly!...
Josh Groban Releases New Tracks from Debut Album for 20th Anniversary Photo Josh Groban Releases New Tracks from Debut Album for 20th Anniversary
by Michael Major - November 19, 2021

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of his self-titled debut album, Groban shares two new bonus tracks, “Roma Nun Fa’ La Stupida Stasera,” Groban's first ever studio demo and “Mia Per Sempre,” the original Japanese edition bonus track. The album features tracks like 'The Prayer', 'You’re Still Yo...
Cirque du Soleil Adds Two Final Weeks of LUZIA At Royal Albert Hall Photo Cirque du Soleil Adds Two Final Weeks of LUZIA At Royal Albert Hall
by Stephi Wild - November 17, 2021

Due to phenomenal demand, Cirque du Soleil today announced the exciting addition of two extra weeks of LUZIA at London’s Royal Albert Hall. With the intermission finally over and the troupe eager to return for the first show since they left the same venue in March 2020, the public now has even longe...
Photos: Inside the Second Day of Rehearsals For the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo Photos: Inside the Second Day of Rehearsals For the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 24, 2021

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns this year for its traditional in-person celebration, following last year's made-for-TV edition due to COVID-19. BroadwayWorld was there for the second day of rehearsals for the big day, and you can check out the photos here!...
44 SEX ACTS IN ONE WEEK Returns to Sydney in January Photo 44 SEX ACTS IN ONE WEEK Returns to Sydney in January
by Stephi Wild - November 17, 2021

Following a sold-out season at Belvoir’s Downstairs Theatre in 2020, 44 Sex Acts in One Week will return to Sydney - bigger and (if it’s actually possible) even better, for a revamped and reimagined season from 12th to 16th January at the Seymour Centre, as part of Sydney Festival’s 2022 program. ...
Stage Manager Stories: Lisa Iacucci, Shelley Miles, & Clarissa Marie Ligon- IS THIS A Photo Stage Manager Stories: Lisa Iacucci, Shelley Miles, & Clarissa Marie Ligon- IS THIS A ROOM and DANA H.
by A.A. Cristi - November 14, 2021

smEach month, BWW is spotlighting stage managers from all across the political spectrum, shedding a much-deserved light on the breadth of duties afforded these theatrical jacks-of-all-trades and the heart, hope, and humor they bring to their work. ...
Billy Strings Announces 2022 Headline Tour Photo Billy Strings Announces 2022 Headline Tour
by Michael Major - November 16, 2021

Billy Strings will continue his extensive headline tour next year with newly confirmed shows at Port Chester’s The Capitol Theatre (four nights), Augusta’s Bell Auditorium (two nights), Knoxville’s Civic Auditorium (two nights), Madison’s The Sylvee (three nights), and Cleveland’s KeyBank State Thea...
World Premiere Of POOR CLARE Gets Five Extra Performances Photo World Premiere Of POOR CLARE Gets Five Extra Performances
by A.A. Cristi - November 19, 2021

Echo's powerful, hilarious world premiere of 'Poor Clare' gets five extra performances. ...
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Pantomime Show Coming to Wanneroo's Limelight Theater Photo JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Pantomime Show Coming to Wanneroo's Limelight Theater
by Gigi Gervais - November 13, 2021

 Popular pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk is branching out at Limelight Theatre, ready to provide plenty of laughs, dance and song. Written by Ben Crocker and directed by Gwen Browning, the story follows Jack who is in love with Princess Demelza – but the giant who lives in the clouds demands increa...
Shotgun Carousel's Christmas Extravaganza Announces Guest Stars Photo Shotgun Carousel's Christmas Extravaganza Announces Guest Stars
by Stephi Wild - November 18, 2021

An incredible line up of guest artists join the cast of The Grotteaux throughout the run of Shotgun Carousel's Christmas extravaganza.  These world-renowned cabaret and circus stars will add some extra festive sparkle to the Christmas wonderland experience. ...
The Wombats Share New Single 'Everything I Love Is Going To Die' Photo The Wombats Share New Single 'Everything I Love Is Going To Die'
by Michael Major - November 16, 2021

The Wombats unveil their new single “Everything I Love Is Going To Die,” an upbeat homage to living to the fullest while we still can. The track is the latest offering from their upcoming new studio album 'Fix Yourself, Not The World.' The single follows the announcement of their North American date...
Bethany Joy Lenz Flurries Hallmark's AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS With Exclusive Soundtrac Photo Bethany Joy Lenz Flurries Hallmark's AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS With Exclusive Soundtrack Single, “Snow”
by A.A. Cristi - November 23, 2021

Fans of Hallmark's highly anticipated new Christmas movie, An Unexpected Christmas, which premieres this Friday at 8/7c, will get an extra dose of holiday cheer at the end of the film....
LOVE DANCE at Chiswick Playhouse Extended Photo LOVE DANCE at Chiswick Playhouse Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 19, 2021

The heartfelt and upbeat rom-com Love Dance has been extended until 4th December due to popular demand. Audiences now have an extra week to see the hilarious Jacoba Williams and Derek Murphy star in this dynamic two-hander at Chiswick Playhouse about the two most unlikely characters finding love....
Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth & More Announced for Disney Holiday Specials Photo Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth & More Announced for Disney Holiday Specials
by Michael Major - November 19, 2021

Derek Hough, Julianne Hough and Ariana DeBose will serve as hosts for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration.” The special will also feature performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Sebastián Yatra, Gwen Stefani, and more. The Houghs, Chenoweth, and Criss will also ret...
VIDEO: Raja Alif's TANJAK is Performed as Part of MPOPlaysOn on MPO TV Photo VIDEO: Raja Alif's TANJAK is Performed as Part of MPOPlaysOn on MPO TV
by Stephi Wild - November 12, 2021

Raja Alif's Tanjak was performed by Ignacio de Nicolas Gaya, flute and Akiko Daniš, piano as part of MPOPlaysOn....
BWW TV: Entrevistas con el equipo de EN TIERRA EXTRAÑA Photo BWW TV: Entrevistas con el equipo de EN TIERRA EXTRAÑA
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - November 12, 2021

Hablamos con el reparto y el director de este nuevo musical que acaba de estrenarse en Madrid....
BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Olney Theatre Center Photo BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Olney Theatre Center
by Elliot Lanes - November 20, 2021

There are certain musical theatre pieces that audiences see on Broadway and believe the version they saw is the only way the material can be interpreted.  Beauty and the Beast definitely falls into that category for the sole reason of that once you’ve seen how Disney produced it originally, it’s imp...
Review Roundup: DIANA, THE MUSICAL Opens on Broadway - The Critics Weigh In! Photo Review Roundup: DIANA, THE MUSICAL Opens on Broadway - The Critics Weigh In!
by Review Roundups - November 17, 2021

Diana, The Musical celebrates official opening night tonight, Wednesday, November 17 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Diana, The Musical stars Jeanna de Waal as Diana, Roe Hartrampf as Prince Charles, Erin Davie as Camilla Parker Bowles and Judy Kaye as Queen Elizabeth....
62nd Annual LA County Holiday Celebration Returns Next Month Photo 62nd Annual LA County Holiday Celebration Returns Next Month
by Stephi Wild - November 18, 2021

The Emmy Award-winning L.A. County Holiday Celebration joyously returns to The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to celebrate its 62nd anniversary with a free, live in-person holiday spectacular on Friday, Dec. 24 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m....
John Williams Conducts The Berliner Philharmoniker For The First Time On New DG Album Photo John Williams Conducts The Berliner Philharmoniker For The First Time On New DG Album, The Berlin Concert
by A.A. Cristi - November 19, 2021

Two legends shared the stage this autumn – in a glorious debut, John Williams conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker for the very first time. John Williams – The Berlin Concert, captured live by Deutsche Grammophon during a series of sold-out concerts, presents some of the world's best-known film mus...
2022 Extension Announced For THE GREAT GATSBY at Immersive LDN Photo 2022 Extension Announced For THE GREAT GATSBY at Immersive LDN
by Stephi Wild - November 16, 2021

A further extension has been announced for the run of London's longest running immersive theatrical production THE GREAT GATSBY. Created and directed by Alexander Wright, THE GREAT GATSBY is now playing at Gatsby's Mansion at Immersive LDN in Mayfair until 30 October 2022....
Photos: Lauren Marcus and More Star In New SONGS FROM YOUR FAVORITE MOVIES At Feinste Photo Photos: Lauren Marcus and More Star In New SONGS FROM YOUR FAVORITE MOVIES At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - November 24, 2021

Last week on Tuesday, November 16th, Feinstein's/54 Below celebrated the world of film with the exciting new concert series New Songs From Your Favorite Movies!...