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Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; at Legacy Theater and Music Company Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; Little Theater of Gastonia SOMETHING ROTTEN Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Photos: First Look at the New Dungeons & Dragons-Inspired Musical HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

Production photos for the world premiere of Here There Be Dragons – A New Musical Quest, inspired by the classic tabletop fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, have been released! Check them out here. Performances begin tonight at 7pm at The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street), with performances through Sunday July 17, 2022.

Complete Cast & Creatives Announced for HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

Announced today is the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Here There Be Dragons – A New Musical Quest, inspired by the classic tabletop fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.

The Kennedy Center Announces 50th KCACTF National Festival

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts more than 120 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the 50th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which runs April 16-20, 2019 in multiple locations throughout the Center. The Center also announced the national awardees for the KCACTF. Selected awardees and representatives will be brought to Washington, D.C. for an expense-paid trip to participate in the National Festival. These student artists from across the United States have been recognized for their outstanding work from the eight regional festivals that were held January 8 through February 28, 2019.

CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fame 2018 Class

The Country Music Association held a press conference this morning to announce the 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame-Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West.

Photo Flash: Debbie Gravitte Celebrates BIG BAND BROADWAY at Birdland

The Broadway at Birdland concert series welcomed Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte back to the Birdland stage this past Monday night. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!

Photo Flash: Natalie Douglas Tributes Linda Ronstadt at Birdland

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was once again happy to present acclaimed vocalist Natalie Douglas in one of her successful 'Tribute' concerts. This past Monday, she celebrated the silver-voiced singer who defied genre, Linda Ronstadt. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!

Photo Flash: BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Series Welcomes Daniel Reichard

To date, Daniel Reichard has brought seven concerts to Birdland, the iconic music room that sits square in the heart of Manhattan's Theater District.

Photo Flash: Linda Lavin Returns to Birdland with MY SECOND FAREWELL CONCERT

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Linda Lavin, who returned to the historic stage with 'My Second Farewell Concert,' on Monday, July 24. Scroll down for photos from the show!

L.A. Native & NYC Multi-Award Winner Natalie Douglas Returns to her Hometown for One Night Only at Catalina Jazz Club

Eight-time Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, two-time Backstage Bistro and Nightlife Award Winner, Natalie Douglas, presents a N A T A L I E D O U G L A S concert 'HOME: The Soundtrack of My Life' today, July 25 @ 8:30pm at CATALINA BAR & GRILL.

Daniel Reichard Returns to Birdland Jazz Club Broadway at Birdland Series for One Night Only

Broadway at Birdland is excited to welcome back Daniel Reichard for his new summertime club act, 'Mr. Blue Sky' on August 14th at 7pm.

L.A. Native & NYC Multi-Award Winner Natalie Douglas Returns to her Hometown for One Night Only at Catalina Jazz Club

Eight-time Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, two-time Backstage Bistro and Nightlife Award Winner, Natalie Douglas, presents a N A T A L I E D O U G L A S concert 'HOME: The Soundtrack of My Life' on Tuesday, July 25 @ 8:30pm at CATALINA BAR & GRILL.

The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE'

The Ziegfeld Society will present Karen Oberlin in her acclaimed one woman show, SECRET LOVE: A Tribute to Doris Day, on Saturday, May 27th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington).

Tony DeSare to Make Cleveland Debut with Cleveland Pops Orchestra

???????The Cleveland POPS Orchestra's Severance Hall concert on Saturday, March 25th is titled "I Love a Piano," appropriately features Tony DeSare, one of today's hottest new pianists.

Jim Caruso's 12 Days of Christmas... All Is Calm and Bright with Cynthia Erivo

I will end my Twelve Days of Christmas clips with this performance by one of our newest Broadway stars, Cynthia Erivo. Thanks to YouTube, I was blown away by her extraordinary gifts long before she made her Broadway debut in Color Purple. Her welcome addition to the local scene has been like a shot of adrenaline - the word "powerhouse" can only scratch the surface when describing Cynthia. We shared a memorable evening together in the audience of a Barbra Streisand concert, where her entrance caused almost as much happy chaos as did Ms. Streisand's! Cynthia Erivo is the real deal, and this clip shows you why. The miracle of her singing voice is only matched by her laser-beam focus, and this simple performance of one of the most reverent songs ever written seems to be a prayer for a world gone slightly mad. I wish you all a happy holiday. Whatever you celebrate, may it be joyous and filled with music, hope and laughter!

Jim Caruso's 12 Days of Christmas... Happy Holidays from the Osmond Brothers & Williams Brothers!

This choice will not surprise one person who has ever met me. Here's the history: I grew up an only child. I unsuccessfully begged my mother for a brother or sister until she was well into her 80's. I discovered the Osmond Brothers during their "One Bad Apple" phase, which led me into a few unfortunate years of bell-sleeved shirts and fringed vests. The Osmonds' obvious joy at singing together, to say nothing of their vast musical talents, would bring tears to my eyes as I watched them perform. I knew that Andy Williams had discovered the brothers, and gave them their debut on his TV show. However, I was unaware that Andy and his brothers were the original clean-cut singing siblings…that is until I saw this production number on an Andy Williams Christmas special! Boy, were my eyes…and ears…opened! This performance of "Kay Thompson's Jingle Bells" features the two bro-acts harmonizing their heads off. The irony is that Kay Thompson discovered the Williams Brothers (crooning background vocals at MGM), and Andy discovered the Osmond Brothers (singing barbershop quartet at Disneyland). Little did I know back then, that I would spend three years of my life performing as one-fourth of the Williams Brothers, along with Liza Minnelli as Kay Thompson, in what would become the Tony-winning "Liza's At The Palace." During that period, I enjoyed a phoner with Andy and cavorted with Dick Williams (whom I played), and am happy to call Donny Osmond a pal. In a funny kind of way, I found my long-awaited brothers.

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