Albert Hall News

GAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European TourGAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Charles Dance, OBE, will join Louis Langree and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on their 2017 European tour. The 'Game of Thrones' actor will lend his talents to narrating Copland's extraordinary orchestral work 'Lincoln Portrait'. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season at the Kimmel CenterChamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season at the Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces its 2017-2018 Season. From September 2017 through May 2018, the Chamber Orchestra will perform six programs as part of its subscription series. All six concert pairs will be performed in the Kimmel Center's intimate Perelman Theater. (more...)

THE WHO 'Tommy - Live At The Royal Albert Hall' Out 10/13THE WHO 'Tommy - Live At The Royal Albert Hall' Out 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

On October 13, 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Tommy – Live At The Royal Albert Hall by The Who on DVD, Blu-ray, 2CD and 3LP [MSRP $15.98 DVD, $21.98 Blu-ray, $19.98 2CD, $39.98 3LP]. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill PlayhouseMichael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

Doo-Wop, Citizen Cope, Kristin Chenoweth, Boyz II Men and More on Sale at bergenPACDoo-Wop, Citizen Cope, Kristin Chenoweth, Boyz II Men and More on Sale at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New show on sale at bergenPAC: Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop & Rock N' Roll, presented by LAR Enterprises on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at 7 p.m.; Citizen Cope: An Intimate Solo/Acoustic Performance on Nov. 10, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Freestyle Holiday Jam on Nov. 24, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Los Mejor de Los '90s on Nov. 25 at 8 p.m.; The Maccabeats on Dec. 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.; An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth on Dec. 10, 2017 at 8 p.m.; The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash on Jan. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m.; Boyz II Men on Feb. 17, 2018 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Casting Announced for the European Premiere of DOLPHINS AND SHARKSCasting Announced for the European Premiere of DOLPHINS AND SHARKS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

"My first supervisor was a African girl named Ann, and she had the nerve to tell me that I don't have a right to call myself African American. I had to tell that heffa just because your people sold my people doesn't mean I don't got African roots." (more...)

Jethro Tull Announce 50th Anniversary TourJethro Tull Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

It was on the 2nd of February 1968 at the world-famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street that Jethro Tull first performed under that name. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents Teri Bibb in ONCE UPON A SONGRubicon Theatre Company Presents Teri Bibb in ONCE UPON A SONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Celebrate the singers and songs of the silver screen when Broadway leading lady TERI BIBB debuts her new concert ONCE UPON A SONG as part of the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company. Bibb's soaring soprano has thrilled audiences across the continent and throughout the world. In addition to performing on Broadway and tour as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (more than 1,000 performances), she has given a command performance at the White House, on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," and on the stages of Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and London's Royal Albert Hall, (more...)

Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to InstagramSocial Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2017

Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional. (more...)

Meet the Cast of LITTLE WOMEN at Lake Country PlayhouseMeet the Cast of LITTLE WOMEN at Lake Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse has announced a star studded cast for its production of Little Women the Musical, with music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and book by Allan Knee. Little Women the Musical is directed by past LCP Board Member Nate C. Adams, with music direction by Jim Van Deusen. (more...)

MAD WOMEN IN MY ATTIC! Makes U.S. Premiere at United SoloMAD WOMEN IN MY ATTIC! Makes U.S. Premiere at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Mad Women in my Attic! The haunting, comedic cabaret show, Mad Women in my Attic! comes to the United Solo Festival on Saturday, October 7th at 4:0 pm. The production played to critical acclaim at the Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015.  (more...)

Legendary Barbara Cook Has Passed Away at 89Legendary Barbara Cook Has Passed Away at 89
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world. According to her son, Adam LeGrant, the cause was respiratory failure. (more...)

Live @ Benaroya Hall Announces Joe Biden, Yanni, Emily Haines, and MoreLive @ Benaroya Hall Announces Joe Biden, Yanni, Emily Haines, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Live @ Benaroya Hall announces their biggest season ever with an eclectic mix of concerts, lectures and dancers from around the world. Additional shows will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for most of the concerts listed above are on sale now, prices vary. Tickets for Yanni and Casa Patas Flamenco: Binomio will go on sale Friday, August 11, at 11am. Visit www.benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747. The Benaroya Hall Ticket Office is on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street. Ticket Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for BRASSED OFF at Wolverhampton Grand TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsals for BRASSED OFF at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Today, rehearsal images have been released for Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's production of BRASSED OFF. The play marks the venues return to producing theatre in-house for the first time in almost 40 years from Wednesday 23 August - Saturday 2 September 2017. (more...)

Ben Lewis, Kelly Mathieson, Jeremy Taylor, and Amy Manford to Lead THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERABen Lewis, Kelly Mathieson, Jeremy Taylor, and Amy Manford to Lead THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

As the musical heads into its 32nd year, the producers have just announced key cast changes for "THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA". Joining the cast from 4 September are Ben Lewis who will play the title role of 'The Phantom', Kelly Mathieson as 'Christine Daae' and Jeremey Taylor as 'Raoul'. Joining them is Amy Manford as the alternate 'Christine Daae', (more...)

Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MANFull Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker. (more...)

Casting Announced for KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE at Southwark PlayhouseCasting Announced for KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Kiki is back! Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out festive run at Southwark Playhouse, Kiki's Delivery Service returns to The Large for a limited summer season. (more...)

Alter Bridge Launch Digital Pre-Order for Live at the O2 Arena + RaritiesAlter Bridge Launch Digital Pre-Order for Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Alter Bridge have launched the digital pre-order for their upcoming Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities album that is scheduled for release on September 8th worldwide via Napalm Records. (more...)

Tori Amos Unveils First Track From New Studio Album 'Native Invader'Tori Amos Unveils First Track From New Studio Album 'Native Invader'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

One of the most successful, prolific and influential artists of her generation, Tori Amos has debuted the first track 'Cloud Riders' from her hotly-anticipated new studio album Native Invader – to be released on Decca Records on 8th September. (more...)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Presents Relaxed Performances in Cardiff and at the BBC PromsBBC National Orchestra of Wales Presents Relaxed Performances in Cardiff and at the BBC Proms
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Building on its extensive work with Special Educational Needs Schools, BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) presents two relaxed performances in Cardiff and London. Led by conductor Grant Llewellyn and musician Andy Pidcock the Orchestra performs a Relaxed Concert at St David's Hall, Cardiff on 2 July and the first ever Relaxed Prom on 29 July at the Royal Albert Hall, London in collaboration with the BBC Proms and the Royal Albert Hall Education & Outreach team. Grant Llewellyn commented, “BBC NOW has over many years developed a pioneering approach to presenting music for all audiences, particularly those with special needs. These individuals have a unique connection with music and present a wonderfully responsive and interactive audience for symphony orchestras. I am so thrilled to have been part of this important and rich initiative within the BBC, and to be taking our message to the Proms in the Royal Albert Hall.” (more...)

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