Sundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Audra McDonald Embarks on 'Sleep Out' Campaign to Help Homeless Youth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald has announced that she will sleep outside in solidarity with homeless youth one night this summer as part of Sleep Out: Broadway Edition 2014. (more...)

Bleachers Reveals Album Title Strange Desire; To Release 7/15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

RecordBleachers will release debut album Strange Desire on July 15th, 2014 on RCA Records. (more...)

HBO Premieres SIX BY SONDHEIM Documentary Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Executive produced by James Lapine and Frank Rich, the exclusive HBO presentation premieres today, DEC. 9 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the SIX BY SONDHEIM Premiere with Jeremy Jordan, Darren Criss & More!
by Walter McBride - Nov 19, 2013

Directed by Tony Award-winner and frequent Sondheim collaborator James Lapine, SIX BY SONDHEIM is a highly personal profile of a great American artist as revealed through the creation and performance of six of his iconic songs. Told primarily in Sondheim's own words, this feature documentary weaves together dozens of interviews with the composer, rarely seen archival material spanning more than half a century (including newly discoveRed Footage of Ethel Merman performing 'Gypsy') and re-stagings of three songs produced especially for the film. Executive produced by James Lapine and Frank Rich, the exclusive HBO presentation debuts MONDAY, DEC. 9 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). BroadwayWorld was there for the New York City premiere last night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

HBO to Debut SIX BY SONDHEIM Documentary 12/9
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Executive produced by James Lapine and Frank Rich, the exclusive HBO presentation debuts MONDAY, DEC. 9 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

LA Opera Presents Audra McDonald in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Broadway legend Audra McDonald returns to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for a concert tonight, October 26. (more...)

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis to Host Benefit for Silverlake Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

Silverlake Conservatory of Music announced today that its founder, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea, and bandmate/front-man Anthony Kiedis will host a benefit for the school on Wednesday, October 30th in Silverlake, CA featuring special performances by Neil Young and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Proceeds from the evening will contribute to the Conservatory's goal of purchasing a permanent facility and expanding their scholarship program. (more...)

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea to Host Benefit For Silverlake Conservatory Of Music
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Silverlake Conservatory of Music announced today that its founder, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea, and bandmate/front-man Anthony Kiedis will host a benefit for the school on Wednesday, October 30th in Silverlake, CA (more...)

LA Opera Presents Audra McDonald in Concert, 10/26
by Rosie Hertzman - Oct 2, 2013

Broadway legend Audra McDonald returns to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for a concert on October 26. (more...)

First Look At SIX BY SONDHEIM and LOOKING In HBO Fall Preview
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 10, 2013

The highly touted documentary tracing six of Stephen Sondheim's most memorable and significant compositions, SIX BY SONDHEIM, directed by James Lapine, as well as the new drama series LOOKING, starring Broadway/Hollywood crossover star Jonathan Groff, both are first glimpsed very briefly in the new HBO Fall 2013 preview released this week. (more...)

Pink Martini to Perform at Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Annual Gala, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Signaling the start of the social season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will hold its annual Gala Concert on Saturday, September 7 at 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. This year's Gala will be led by BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly. The concert features the band Pink Martini, who will collaborate with the BSO for an intoxicating mix of cabaret, samba, jazz and Hollywood musicals. (more...)

HBO Announces Documentaries from Whoopi Goldberg, Alec Baldwin & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

HBO announced plans for a series of documentaries which will air this fall on the cable network (more...)

Audra McDonald, Jeremy Jordan, Darren Criss & More Set for Upcoming Stephen Sondheim HBO Documentary; Directed by James Lapine
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

HBO has announced a series of documentaries for this fall including SIX BY SONDHEIM, an intimate look at the prolific career of the renowned Broadway lyricist and composer. (more...)

Houston Symphony Welcomes Pink Martini to Jones Hall, Now thru 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Tonight, May 24 and May 25 & 26, the Houston Symphony welcomes audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds to an exciting performance with the eclectic 'little orchestra,' Pink Martini. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski, Pink Martini will delight audiences with their jazz-infused world music and energetic stage antics. This performance marks Pink Martini's 3rd performance in Houston since their debut with the Symphony in May 2008. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Welcome Pink Martini to Jones Hall, 5/24-26
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

On May 24, 25 and 26, the Houston Symphony welcomes audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds to an exciting performance with the eclectic 'little orchestra,' Pink Martini. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski, Pink Martini will delight audiences with their jazz-infused world music and energetic stage antics. This performance marks Pink Martini's 3rd performance in Houston since their debut with the Symphony in May 2008. (more...)

New York Pops Presents PINK MARTINI: JOY TO THE WORLD, 12/14 & 15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

Tonight, December 14 and 15, 2012 at 8:00pm, The New York Pops will present an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Pink Martini: Joy to the World. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke will lead the orchestra in a seasonal celebration featuring guest artists Pink Martini as they perform festive favorites from their album Joy to World. (more...)

New York Pops Presents PINK MARTINI: JOY TO THE WORLD, 12/14 & 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

On December 14 and 15, 2012 at 8:00pm, The New York Pops will present an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Pink Martini: Joy to the World. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke will lead the orchestra in a seasonal celebration featuring guest artists Pink Martini as they perform festive favorites from their album Joy to World. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ONCE UPON A TIME - Season Two Premieres Sunday!
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

In the Season Two premiere episode, 'Broken,' reality and myth begin to merge as the fairytale characters awaken from Evil Queen Regina's broken curse and remember who they were. But to their dismay, they aren't transported back to fairytale land. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Audra McDonald, a Living Legend
by Guest Blogger: Bruno Vida - Jan 1, 2001

If there ever was a noted voice from heaven, I would have to say that this title belongs to Audra McDonald. Whenever you have the opportunity to witness an artist in a concert setting, you either fall deeper in love with them, or you are pushed away by their energy in this more intimate space. With McDonald, what you see on Broadway is what you get in person. (more...)

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