SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for November 5, 2018SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for November 5, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 5, 2018

Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 5, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

High School Drama: Hume-Fogg Academic High School's AVA LOCKNARHigh School Drama: Hume-Fogg Academic High School's AVA LOCKNAR
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 29, 2018

Very few actors can boast the resume, replete with some of the most iconic roles in musical theater, of Hume-Fogg Academic High School's Ava Locknar. Now a senior in Daron Bruce's and Lisa Forbis' renowned musical theatre program at the school, Ava's been at home on Broadway - albeit Nashville's Broadway - for four years, although it doesn't take much of a stretch of the imagination to envision her on the Great White Way, taking on more musical theater challenges. (more...)

Photo Flash: Special Guests Turn Out for Jim Caruso's Cast PartyPhoto Flash: Special Guests Turn Out for Jim Caruso's Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Over the past few weeks, Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland has been the place for an enormous variety of musical talent, with Caruso hosting, Billy Stritch accompanying on the eighty-eights, and the Cast Party Symphony Orchestra (Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums). (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Continues at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Continues at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Jim Caruso's Cast Party, 'Birdland's star-studded, 'extreme' open mic/variety show' continues to dazzle packed houses at Birdland (315 West 44 Street, NYC) every Monday night starting at 9:30pm. (more...)

First Night's Class of 2018 Most Promising Actors Revealed at Midwinter's First NightFirst Night's Class of 2018 Most Promising Actors Revealed at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 30, 2018

More than two dozen young actors in Tennessee were named to the Class of 2018 Most Promising Actors during festivities at Midwinter's First Night, the event produced to recognize outstanding productions and personalities of the previous year's theatrical season. (more...)

Photo Flash: BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Series Welcomes Victoria Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present return of singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw in 'Under The Covers,' which took place on Monday, July 17. (more...)

BWW Review: Hume Fogg's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 4, 2016

Nashville audiences this weekend find themselves with two concurrently running opportunities to bask in the warm glow of Miranda's heartfelt creation as Hume-Fogg Academic High School's Theatre presents In The Heights for a three-performance run (which premiered last night - on Broadway, naturally, Nashville's Broadway) and Street Theatre Company, which tonight opens its 11th season with its mounting of the show that will run for the next three weekends. (more...)

Photo Flash: August Brings Variety and Tons of Talent to JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

For the past 13 years, Jim Caruso's Cast Party has been the place for Broadway, jazz and cabaret performers to celebrate and entertain each other. This past month, an astonishingly wide variety of talent passed through the Birdland doors, and we thought you might like to see proof that 'you never know who will show up at Cast Party!' Scroll down for photos of August's incredible lineup of stars! (more...)

Photo Flash: Erich Bergen Celebrates Birthday at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

On Monday, December 29, the Broadway at Birdland concert stage was the place singer/actor Erich Bergen chose to celebrate his 29th birthday with not one, but two sold-out concerts. Best known for his performance as Bob Gaudio in the Clint Eastwood film "Jersey Boys," and the current hit CBS drama "Madam Secretary," Erich brought his dry wit, smooth vocals, ten piece band, three background singers and two-toned shoes to the Birdland stage, featuring songs from his stage and screen career, and material from his two EP releases. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ramin Karimloo and More in VICTORIA SHAW: UNDER THE COVERS at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

This past Monday marked the fifteenth edition of 'Victoria Shaw: Under The Covers' in the past ten years of the Broadway at Birdland concert series That's a lot of really great music and insider stories told by some of country music's top hit-makers, superstars and up-and-comers. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Marilyn Maye, Alexander Oyen, Kennedy Caughell & More Perform at Jim Caruso's Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Monday night's episode of Jim Caruso's Cast Party felt like New Years Eve, if only for the jam-packed house, glittering entertainers and high energy! (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Miranda Sings,' Burgess, Blackhurst And More At Birdland's CAST PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009

After Monday night's Tituss Burgess Broadway at Birdland concert, everyone stuck around for a jam-packed Cast Party, hosted by Jim Caruso. (more...)