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BARD FROM THE BARN Series 2 to Feature Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi, Mark Peachey and  Photo BARD FROM THE BARN Series 2 to Feature Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi, Mark Peachey and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

The Barn Theatre and Aaron Sidwell have released the official trailer for the second series of their Shakespeare in lockdown digital theatre series, Bard From The Barn.

Cameron Hayes Unveils New Single 'Superego' Photo Cameron Hayes Unveils New Single 'Superego'
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020

From her stunning debut 'Drown', British singer songwriter Cameron Hayes has stepped up yet again to unveil her brand new single - 'Superego'. 

Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi and Mark Peachey Join BARD FROM THE BARN Photo Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi and Mark Peachey Join BARD FROM THE BARN
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020

The Barn Theatre have announced the extension and additional cast and creatives for their Shakespeare in lockdown series, Bard From The Barn.

Gryffin and Chris Lane Team Up for New Single 'Hold You Tonight' Photo Gryffin and Chris Lane Team Up for New Single 'Hold You Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

L.A.-based artist/producer Gryffin has teamed up with platinum-selling country artist Chris Lane for a breathtaking new single called “Hold You Tonight.” Released via Darkroom/Interscope  Records, the track beautifully merges Gryffin's melodic brand of electronic music with Lane's stripped-back yet soulful songwriting and vocals.

Love Fame Tragedy Share Single 'Please Don't Murder Me (Part 2)' and Video Photo Love Fame Tragedy Share Single 'Please Don't Murder Me (Part 2)' and Video
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Love Fame Tragedy would like to live, and has a new song, 'Please Don't Murder Me (Part 2),' out now via Good Soldier Songs/AWAL. The fresh track, which dropped along with an animated video, is the latest offering from The Wombats frontman Matthew “Murph” Murphy's solo project and the fourth release from his sophomore EP Five Songs To Briefly Fill The Void, due out in February 2020. 

Love Fame Tragedy Shares New Single 'Riding A Wave' Photo Love Fame Tragedy Shares New Single 'Riding A Wave'
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Love Fame Tragedy kick off the new decade in style with the release of latest single 'Riding A Wave,' out now via Good Soldier Songs/AWAL. The track is the latest offering from The Wombats frontman Matthew “Murph” Murphy's solo project and the third from his sophomore EP Five Songs To Briefly Fill The Void, released February 2020.

Big Wild Releases Vibrant Video for Single '6's to 9's (Feat. Rationale)' Photo Big Wild Releases Vibrant Video for Single '6's to 9's (Feat. Rationale)'
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Singer, songwriter and producer Big Wild has unveiled the official video for his single '6's to 9's (feat. Rationale)', out 19th November.

A CHRISTMAS STORY The Musical Kicks Off The Broadway On Tour 2019-20 Season At Memori Photo A CHRISTMAS STORY The Musical Kicks Off The Broadway On Tour 2019-20 Season At Memorial Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

For the sixth­ holiday season, Big League Productions brings their critically acclaimed national tour of A Christmas Story, The Musical, to eight cities across the U.S., opening in Sacramento, CA on November 8, 2019, and running through November 17. The heart-warming TONY-nominated Broadway musical brings the classic holiday film vibrantly to life on stage by expanding the movie's iconic moments with breathtaking choreography and joyous songs. It's the first Broadway On Tour presentation in the newly-renovated Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J Street in Sacramento, home for Broadway On Tour while Community Center Theater is being renovated.

Model Child Featured On New Gryffin Track 'If I Left The World' Photo Model Child Featured On New Gryffin Track 'If I Left The World'
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Model Child, aka LA-based songwriter and musician Danny Parker, is featured on the latest track from DJ, producer and artist Gryffin, “If I Left The World.” Also featuring pop darling MARINA of Marina & The Diamonds, the song is from Gryffin's recently released album Gravity, with previous singles such as “OMG” (featuring Carly Rae Jepsen) and “Hurt People” (collaboration with Aloe Blacc, co-written by Bastille frontman Dan Smith).

A CHRISTMAS STORY 2019 National Tour Announces Dates And Cast Photo A CHRISTMAS STORY 2019 National Tour Announces Dates And Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

For the sixth­ holiday season, Big League Productions' brings their critically acclaimed national tour of A Christmas Story, The Musical, to eight cities across the U.S., opening in Sacramento, CA on November 8, 2019.

Big Wild Releases New Acoustic EP SUPERDREAM: ANALOG SESSIONS Photo Big Wild Releases New Acoustic EP SUPERDREAM: ANALOG SESSIONS
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Singer, songwriter and producer Big Wild has released his highly anticipated 'Superdream: Analog Sessions' EP, out today via Counter Records.

Reading Theater Project Presents OUR TOWN Photo Reading Theater Project Presents OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

The Reading Theater Project will produce Thornton Wilder's, Our Town, September 27 - 29 and October 4 - 6, 2019 at the WCR Center for the Arts, 140 N. Fifth St., Reading, Pa., 19605. Tickets are $20 in advance and $10 for students.  Tickets at the door are $25. To order tickets and for show times, visit ReadingTheaterProject.com or call 484-706-9719.

Gryffin Releases New Single 'OMG' Featuring Carly Rae Jepsen Photo Gryffin Releases New Single 'OMG' Featuring Carly Rae Jepsen
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

Los Angeles-based artist/producer Gryffin has shared an irresistible new single called “OMG,” featuring multi-platinum Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen. Produced by Gryffin, “OMG” is the latest offering from his forthcoming debut album “Gravity”.

THE FORGOTTEN LAND Announces NYC Premier Photo THE FORGOTTEN LAND Announces NYC Premier
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

The Water's Fine Productions is thrilled to announce the NYC premiere of 'The Forgotten Land', an original play following one family's journey to hold onto their legacy. The play is set to perform July 11-14 at Shetler Studios in NYC. This 'family dramedy' comes on the heels of 'It's Pinocchio!', the emerging production company's last full-scale production which played five sold out performances and raised over $1,500 for Bikers Against Child Abuse.

West Bromwich Operatic Society Present CATS At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Photo West Bromwich Operatic Society Present CATS At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

West Bromwich Operatic Society return to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre this month with their production of the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, CATS from 14 - 18 May.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Breaks Records For Attendance And Fundraising A Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Breaks Records For Attendance And Fundraising At Its Annual Icons Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

As Porchlight Music Theatre is set to launch its 25th Anniversary Season as Chicago's center for music theatre, it celebrated 24 years and announced its 25th Anniversary co-chairs at the 2019 ICONS Gala Sunday, March 31 at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago, 160 E. Pearson. The 2019 ICONS GALA set a new attendance record with 300 guests in attendance and raised more funds that directly benefit Porchlight's artistic and educational programs than previous events. The elegant Gala Brunch, chaired by Tamara Sims, included performances from Chicago's leading talents celebrating the legendary career of Jerome Robbins, the presentation of The Luminary Award to Jean Klingenstein, introduced the 25th Anniversary chairs: RIck and Deann Bayless and Bill Kurtis and Donna La Pietra and silent and live auctions.

Listen To Low Dose's New Single START OVER Photo Listen To Low Dose's New Single START OVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Low Dose is a band that can take a punch. Whether we're talking the dissolution of past projects, or the crumbling of a marriage, the quartet live with a resiliency that translates to their truculent sound. This resilience is showcased on their latest single, “Start Over.”

CHAPTER TWO Opens March 22nd At St. Dunstan's Theatre Photo CHAPTER TWO Opens March 22nd At St. Dunstan's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

St. Dunstan's Theatre presents Neil Simon's 1978 Tony Award winning play, Chapter Two. Love always deserves another chapter.

Photo Flash: Award Winning PULP VERITE by Crystal Skillman Workshop at Michigan State Photo Photo Flash: Award Winning PULP VERITE by Crystal Skillman Workshop at Michigan State University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

This month, Michigan State University is proud to welcome Crystal Skillman as a 2019 Guest Playwright in Residence for a week-and-a-half-long workshop on her new play Pulp Verite. This workshop will culminate in two readings free to the public on Thursday, February 21, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 24, at 3 p.m. Both readings will take place in Studio 60 at MSU Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing, Michigan.

Low Dose Get LOW With Latest Track From Debut LP Photo Low Dose Get LOW With Latest Track From Debut LP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Low Dose is a band that can take a punch. Whether we're talking the dissolution of past projects, or the crumbling of a marriage, the quartet live with a resiliency that translates to their truculent sound. Any speculation of that fact can be laid to rest with one listen to their latest single, 'Low,' which opens their forthcoming debut LP.

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