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Usher Adds Two Dates to Headlining Las Vegas Residency at Park MGM Photo Usher Adds Two Dates to Headlining Las Vegas Residency at Park MGM
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

The immersive new show will incorporate audience interaction and staging throughout the 5,200-seat entertainment venue, where every guest will have an up close and personal experience with the superstar. The exclusive, only-in-Vegas spectacular will be packed with an impressive repertoire of smash h...
Little Island Announces Second Summer Season Featuring Joshua Henry, Tonya Pinkins, J Photo Little Island Announces Second Summer Season Featuring Joshua Henry, Tonya Pinkins, Judy Kuhn & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Little Island, New York City’s new public park in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announced today the 2022 line-up of ticketed events in The Amph, just days ahead of their one-year anniversary....
ACTC Presents A Jukebox Musical THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES At The Lyceum Theater Photo ACTC Presents A Jukebox Musical THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES At The Lyceum Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

​​​​​​​American Coast Theater Company presents a sensational jukebox musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes. The production, directed by Susan K. Berkompas, is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning May 28th, 2022, and running five weekends through June 26th, 2022. ...
ROCK & ROLL REIGNITED Opens Florida Studio Theatre Summer Cabaret Series Photo ROCK & ROLL REIGNITED Opens Florida Studio Theatre Summer Cabaret Series
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

Florida Studio Theatre kicks off its Summer Cabaret Series with Rock & Roll Reignited With Not Fade Away, a new, high-energy revue reinvigorating Rock & Roll classics with sizzle, showmanship, and style....
BWW Interview: Understudy Nate Richardson Basking in His AFTERGLOW After Triumphant F Photo BWW Interview: Understudy Nate Richardson Basking in His AFTERGLOW After Triumphant First Time Onstage
by Gil Kaan - May 19, 2022

One week after the west coast premiere of S. Asher Gelman’s Afterglow opened at the Hudson Theatre, one of the three leads couldn’t go on. Fortunately, understudy Nate Richardson was in the wings ready to tackle the integral role of Alex....
Gingold Theatrical Group to Present SPEAKERS' CORNER New Play Development Workshops Photo Gingold Theatrical Group to Present SPEAKERS' CORNER New Play Development Workshops
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Gingold Theatrical Group is presenting SPEAKER'S CORNER Writers Group. This season, writers Aeneas Sagar Hemphill, Divya Mangwani, Marcus Scott and Mallory Jane Weiss are developing works in response to prompts from the revolutionary activist humanitarian writings and precepts of George Bernard Shaw...
Kaylee Rose, Michael Ray, Taylor Hicks & Twinnie to Join MAY WE ALL: A NEW COUNTRY MU Photo Kaylee Rose, Michael Ray, Taylor Hicks & Twinnie to Join MAY WE ALL: A NEW COUNTRY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Mark your calendar as MAY WE ALL: A NEW COUNTRY MUSICAL Producer Brian Kelley will take the stage during opening night of the show on June 15, as he steps into the rotating role of “Bailey Stone”. A second round of guest artists has also been revealed today (5/18) including Kaylee Rose, Michael Ray,...
I MOSTLY BLAME MYSELF to Begin Performances July 17 at The Players Theatre Photo I MOSTLY BLAME MYSELF to Begin Performances July 17 at The Players Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

Something unexpected has been quietly brewing within Greenwich Village's underground comedy scene and now it's heading into the 150 seat main stage of MacDougal Street's Players Theatre....
IDK Announces 2022 'Simple.' World Tour Photo IDK Announces 2022 'Simple.' World Tour
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022

Bringing his unforgettable live show to audiences everywhere, PG County rap star IDK will embark on the Simple. World Tour 2022 across North America and Europe. Check out the full confirmed itinerary now. Plus, check out IDK's new Tiny Desk (Home) Concert!...
BWW Review: WAITRESS, Birmingham Hippodrome Photo BWW Review: WAITRESS, Birmingham Hippodrome
by Laura Lott - May 18, 2022

If there's such a thing as the perfect recipe for a musical, then Waitress has surely found it. Like each of Jenna's delicious freshly-baked pies, the show achieves the ideal balance of sweet and sour. By turns hilariously funny, heart-wrenchingly sad and achingly sweet, Waitress knows how to take t...
Cast Announced For LITTLE EGG, BIG WORLD at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival Photo Cast Announced For LITTLE EGG, BIG WORLD at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

Casting has been announced for 'Little Egg, Big World,' a first-of-its-kind play about donor conception, presented by Broadway Bound Theatre Festival....
BWW Interview: Chatting with Blake McIver Ewing on Musical Theatre, Performing and Mo Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Blake McIver Ewing on Musical Theatre, Performing and More!
by Jared Fessler - May 17, 2022

Recovering Child Co-Star from Full House, The Little Rascals, Hey Arnold, Recess, Ragtime the Musical and more! Recently seen on BRAVO's The People's Couch and the series finale of Fuller House! He is also a vocal coach and podcaster!...
Omah Lay Releases New Single 'Woman' Photo Omah Lay Releases New Single 'Woman'
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022

Riding a wave of incredible momentum to international recognition, Afro-fusion star Omah Lay unveils a new single and music video entitled “Woman” on SIRE/Warner Records. Most importantly, it sets the stage for the arrival of his much-anticipated debut album, Boy Alone. Watch the music video for the...
BWW Interview: Donny Osmond Talks New Vegas Show, His New Album, the Masked Singer, A Photo BWW Interview: Donny Osmond Talks New Vegas Show, His New Album, the Masked Singer, Andrew Lloyd Webber & More
by Kevin Pollack - May 18, 2022

The One. The Only. Donny Osmond sits down with BroadwayWorld's Kevin Pollack backstage before his brand-new Las Vegas show, DONNY....
BWW Review: GAMBLE, Northern Stage Photo BWW Review: GAMBLE, Northern Stage
by Bryony Rae Taylor - May 20, 2022

Gamble is a show about gambling addiction. Informed by Walker’s own experiences of being the partner of a gambling addict, the multi-media show marries glorious levels of glamour with the humbling testimonies of those who have had issues with gambling....
West Coast Premiere Of Joyce Theater's SW!NG OUT Dances Into The Music Center for A J Photo West Coast Premiere Of Joyce Theater's SW!NG OUT Dances Into The Music Center for A Jumpin' and Jivin' Good Time
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

The Music Center welcomes the West Coast premiere of The Joyce Theater's SW!NG OUT, directed by tap phenom Caleb Teicher (June 24-26, 2022). ...
Boz Scaggs With Robert Cray and WHEEL OF FORTUNE LIVE! Announced At Kauffman Center Photo Boz Scaggs With Robert Cray and WHEEL OF FORTUNE LIVE! Announced At Kauffman Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

The Kauffman Center has added two new Kauffman Center Presents shows to the 2022 calendar, highlighting its commitment to bringing extraordinary and diverse artists and genres to the community....
Queens College Concert Honors Late Jazz Great Jimmy Heath, May 21 Photo Queens College Concert Honors Late Jazz Great Jimmy Heath, May 21
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

The Jimmy Heath Scholarship Fund Concert, performed in tribute to late Queens College Music Professor Jimmy Heath, who in 1986 founded the Master of Music in Jazz Studies offered by the college's Aaron Copland School of Music; he helped to create the jazz program curriculum and taught there for over...
Queens College Concert Honors Late Jazz Great Jimmy Heath, May 21 Photo Queens College Concert Honors Late Jazz Great Jimmy Heath, May 21
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

The Jimmy Heath Scholarship Fund Concert, performed in tribute to late Queens College Music Professor Jimmy Heath, who in 1986 founded the Master of Music in Jazz Studies offered by the college's Aaron Copland School of Music; he helped to create the jazz program curriculum and taught there for over...
TIGHT Comes To Hollywood Fringe in June Photo TIGHT Comes To Hollywood Fringe in June
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Each time Becky Feldman had to work on an assignment for her storytelling classes, it would inevitably lead to some experience she had in dealing with her chronic pelvic pain. Some were tough, some funny and many of them were truly entertaining....
Barry Pearl Will Direct Panic! Productions' 13 THE MUSICAL This Summer Photo Barry Pearl Will Direct Panic! Productions' 13 THE MUSICAL This Summer
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Panic! Productions, along with Born To Perform Studios and Boo Boo Productions, have announced that  Barry Pearl will once again direct their late summer teen musical “13”  at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center.  ...
J. Kevin McMahon, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust President And CEO, Completes Tenure After Photo J. Kevin McMahon, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust President And CEO, Completes Tenure After Two Decades
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Board Chair Richard Harshman announced today that J. Kevin McMahon, President and CEO, plans to retire at the end of this year. Under McMahon's two decades of dedicated leadership, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust advanced downtown Pittsburgh's cultural and economic transforma...
Abe Goldfarb Joins the Cast of WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE: THE MUSICAL Photo Abe Goldfarb Joins the Cast of WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Complete casting has been announced for WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE: THE MUSICAL™ ahead of the production’s official world premiere and 'Take a Shot' tour launch in Phoenix later this month....
Lizzo Releases 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix) Photo Lizzo Releases 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix)
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022

3x GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA multi-platinum certified artist Lizzo releases 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix) today. New single “About Damn Time” heralds Lizzo’s highly-anticipated upcoming album SPECIAL. Lizzo recently launched her revolutionary new shapewear brand, YITTY. Plus, chec...
Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Six-Month Sondheim Celebratio Photo Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Six-Month Sondheim Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman, has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June. ...