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21C Music Festival Announces Concerts and Updates for January Photo 21C Music Festival Announces Concerts and Updates for January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020

Under current Government of Ontario regulations for performing arts venues, The Royal Conservatory is unable to have audiences in its concert halls but, in the meantime, is offering concerts online.

New Music from THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN and Other Disney Programs Photo New Music from THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN and Other Disney Programs
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

The One and Only Ivan Original Soundtrack features an original end credit song 'Free' written by Diane Warren and performed by Charlie Puth. The score is composed by Craig Armstrong and is available here.

THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN Soundtrack to Feature Original End Credit Song 'Free' by Diane  Photo THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN Soundtrack to Feature Original End Credit Song 'Free' by Diane Warren, Performed by Charlie Puth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

Walt Disney Records is set to release the digital original soundtrack to Disney's new movie 'The One and Only Ivan,' streaming exclusively on Disney+. Directed by Thea Sharrock ('Me Before You'), the movie and soundtrack feature the original end-credit song, 'Free' written by Diane Warren and performed by Charlie Puth.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced Photo The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 12th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Imelda Staunton-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Postponed to 2022 Photo Imelda Staunton-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Postponed to 2022
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Hello, Dolly!, one of the most iconic musicals of all time, was set to begin performances this summer at the West End's Adelphi Theatre. Producers of the show today announced that the production has been postponed to 2022.

Tyrone Huntley Joins Imelda Staunton In HELLO, DOLLY!; Full Company Confirmed Photo Tyrone Huntley Joins Imelda Staunton In HELLO, DOLLY!; Full Company Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Full casting has been announced for Hello, Dolly! as one of the most iconic musicals of all time comes to the Adelphi Theatre this summer. This brand new production is headlined by Imelda Staunton, as she reunites with director Dominic Cooke, following the critically acclaimed production of Follies at the National Theatre.

Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon to Host TOP GEAR AMERICA Photo Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon to Host TOP GEAR AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

MotorTrend Group, a Discovery company, and the Los Angeles production office of global content leader BBC Studios, proudly announced today that Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon have signed on to host the all-new U.S. format of TOP GEAR, TOP GEAR AMERICA. Premiering in the spring of 2020 exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world, the new TOP GEAR AMERICA will deliver a fresh, uniquely American take on the classic TOP GEAR format, and follow the motorized mischief and supercharged adventures of Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon across America.

Photo Flash: First Look at ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS at Derby Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS at Derby Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Derby Theatre and the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch have released production images for their upcoming production of Richard Bean's classic farce One Man Two Guvnors which runs at Derby Theatre until Saturday 28 September, before moving on to play at the Queen's Theatre from Wednesday 2 until Saturday 19 October.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Derby Theatre and Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's ONE  Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Derby Theatre and Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Derby Theatre and the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch have released rehearsal images for their upcoming production of Richard Bean's classic farce One Man Two Guvnors which opens at Derby Theatre from Saturday 7 until Saturday 28 September, before moving on to play at the Queen's Theatre from Wednesday 2 until Saturday 19 October.

Casting Announced For Derby Theatre And Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's Production Of ON Photo Casting Announced For Derby Theatre And Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's Production Of ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Derby Theatre has announced casting for their big production in the main house this autumn, a co-production with Queen's Theatre Hornchurch of Richard Bean's hilarious farce, One Man, Two Guvnors. The production will run at Derby Theatre from Saturday 7 until Saturday 28 September, before moving on to play at the Queen's Theatre from Wednesday 2 until Saturday 19 October.

BWW Flashback: The Impact of Baz Luhrman's MOULIN ROUGE Photo BWW Flashback: The Impact of Baz Luhrman's MOULIN ROUGE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 25, 2019

Tonight, Moulin Rouge officially opens on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, but that wouldn't be possible without the 2001 Baz Luhrmann film that took audiences by storm. Moulin Rouge was a jukebox musical romantic drama film that was the third and final installment of Red Curtain Trilogy, Luhrmann's film concept that included Strictly Ballroom and Romeo + Juliet. 

San Diego Symphony Celebrates The Holiday Season With Concert Lineup Photo San Diego Symphony Celebrates The Holiday Season With Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The holiday season - and the San Diego Symphony's special holiday concert calendar - are quickly approaching. Check out the listings below!

BWW Interview: For The Record Music Man Jesse Vargas LOVEs Making Music ACTUALLY Photo BWW Interview: For The Record Music Man Jesse Vargas LOVEs Making Music ACTUALLY
by Gil Kaan - Nov 8, 2018

For The Record returns to The Wallis with their holiday show LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE December 4th through 31st. Headliners for this multi-media concert (backed by a 15-piece orchestra) include Rumer Willis, Steve Kazee, Kelley Jakle, Rex Smith and B. Slade. LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE's music supervisor and arranger Jesse Vargas offered up some of his infrequent down time to most graciously share his history with FTR, as well as, his encompassing musical expertise with me.

San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season Featuring First Concerts Conducted by R Photo San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season Featuring First Concerts Conducted by Rafael Payare as Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Rafael Payare's highly anticipated inaugural concerts as San Diego Symphony's Music Director Designate take place as part of the annual January Festival. It will mark his only Jacobs Masterworks appearance this season and will feature acclaimed cellist Alisa Weilerstein and the orchestra's first-ever performance of Benjamin Britten's Symphony for Cello and Orchestra. He will also perform in a special Discovery Night concert on January 10, with all funds from this concert going to support the San Diego Symphony's Learning and Community Engagement programs.

Natasha Hamilton Joins The Cast Of FAT FRIENDS At The Edinburgh Playhouse Photo Natasha Hamilton Joins The Cast Of FAT FRIENDS At The Edinburgh Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Due to a phenomenal critical and public reaction during the opening weeks of the extensive UK Tour, Natasha Hamilton will extend her performance dates in Kay Mellor's Fat Friends the Musical. Natasha Hamilton will star as Julia Fleshman during the productions upcoming run at the Edinburgh Playhouse from 19 until 22 April.

Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton To Star In FAT FRIENDS Photo Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton To Star In FAT FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Due to a phenomenal critically acclaimed performance and overwhelming public reaction during the opening weeks of Fat Friends the Musical, Natasha Hamilton will continue to play Julia Fleshman during the production's upcoming run at the King's Theatre in Glasgow.

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to Play Music From Classic Movies This Valentine Photo The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to Play Music From Classic Movies This Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) will present romantic love songs from classic movies this Valentine's Day, 14 February 2018 (Wed), 8PM, in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, including: Gone with the Wind: Tara's Theme Lyrics were later added to the theme by Mack David and became the song My Own True Love, sung by Margaret Whiting and widely known since its release in October 1948.

Photo Flash: First Look at Kay Mellor's FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Kay Mellor's FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Following the first performance of Kay Mellor's Fat Friends the Musical this week, the first production images have been released.

Full Cast and First Look at FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL Photo Full Cast and First Look at FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Joining the previously announced cast, Kevin Kennedy (Coronation Street) stars as Fergus and Rachael Wooding (We Will Rock You) appears as Joanne, alongside Jonathan Halliwell (Let It Shine) as Paul and Chloe Hart (Hairspray) as Val. Alan will be played by Neil Hurst, one of dozens of Yorkshiremen who applied for the role through an open audition call.

Natasha Hamilton and Kevin Kennedy Join FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL; Full Cast Announced Photo Natasha Hamilton and Kevin Kennedy Join FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The first image of the the Musical family has today been released, as full casting for Kay Mellor's new musical is unveiled. 

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