EMMY and GRAMMY Award-Winning Producer Rikki Hughes will Executive Produce 2020 Bounce Trumpet AwardsEMMY and GRAMMY Award-Winning Producer Rikki Hughes will Executive Produce 2020 Bounce Trumpet Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Strategic Heights Media has been named the public relations agency of record for Rikki Hughes's entertainment production company, Magic Lemonade. Hughes is a veteran EMMY® and GRAMMY® Award-winning film producer of comedy specials, award and television shows, and independent features. She has secured clients such as BET Networks, Comedy Central, Roc Nation, Def Jam, Netflix, HBO, and more. Strategic Heights Media will handle the overall public relations efforts and media strategy for Rikki Hughes and Magic Lemonade. This involves the development and implementation of media campaigns, media relations, and creating awareness around upcoming new projects. (more...)

Brian Regan Comes To CasperBrian Regan Comes To Casper
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Brian Regan is coming to Casper Events Center on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020. Tickets start at $41.50 plus applicable fees and go on-sale Friday, October 18th at 10AM.  (more...)

Josh Groban's Radio City Residency Adds Additional Show Due To DemandJosh Groban's Radio City Residency Adds Additional Show Due To Demand
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Due to overwhelming demand, the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) has announced an additional show for Josh Groban's forthcoming residency at New York's iconic Radio City Music Hall. The residency was announced on Good Morning America and tickets went on sale today.  Performances will kick off on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2020, April 18, 2020 with an additional date on June 20th, 2020. Tickets for all three shows are on sale now HERE. (more...)

Additional Date Announced For Josh Groban' GREAT BIG RADIO CITY SHOWAdditional Date Announced For Josh Groban' GREAT BIG RADIO CITY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Due to overwhelming demand, an additional show has been added for Josh Groban's forthcoming residency at New York's iconic Radio City Music Hall.  (more...)

Wanda Sykes to Host 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet AwardsWanda Sykes to Host 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

EMMY® Award-winning comedian, actress and writer Wanda Sykes will host the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. (more...)

Industry Editor Exclusive: The Evolution of Cell Phones Use at the Theater (And What to Do About It)Industry Editor Exclusive: The Evolution of Cell Phones Use at the Theater (And What to Do About It)
by Cara Joy David - Oct 10, 2019

Years ago, when the popularity of cell phones started exploding, theaters in other countries started experimenting with the idea of using signal jammers to prevent cell phone use in the theater. It never took off. And more and more people started using cell phones in the theater. There is the photo before, the texting during, the random cell phone ring and sometimes the recording of the performance. Most of it is not supposed to occur. We've all heard stories about performers stopping the show until phones are put away. But some wonder what can be done to stop it or even if it should be stopped. (more...)

Neal Brennan, Lorne Michaels, and More Join Lineup Celebrating Dave Chappelle at the Kennedy CenterNeal Brennan, Lorne Michaels, and More Join Lineup Celebrating Dave Chappelle at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

A lineup of leading performers, including Neal Brennan, Bradley Cooper, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Lorne Michaels, Q-Tip, Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, and others will salute Dave Chappelle at the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. The program will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Chappelle. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Announces October LineupBlue Note Hawaii Announces October Lineup
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

October's Blue Note Hawaii lineup has a little something for everyone including two comic powerhouses with Todd Barry and Donnell Rawlings continuing the Blue Note Hawaii Comedy Series. Eighties pop sensation Tiffany gets things rolling and Jane Monheit, one of today's best jazz vocalists makes her Hawaii debut. October brings some of Hawaii's most iconic local artists including Paula Fuga in a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Henry Kapono presenting his Artist 2 Artist Concert Series featuring Jerry Santos, the return of Willie K and “Musical Crossroads” with Johnny Valentine and The Honolulu Chamber Choir. Josh Kaye will present a tribute to Chet Baker featuring Frank Tabata and Kalapana will perform together as a remembrance of Malani Bilyeu. The Hawaii News Now Jazz Legends Series features Harvey Mason, a legendary, multi-GRAMMY® nominated session drummer, producer, composer and recording artist. The Island 98.5 Rocksteady Reggae Series is back with Toronto-based Magic! in an unplugged performance. In partnership with the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, EFFEN Vodka Presents Drag Appetit, a drag queen brunch you won't want to miss. Erhu virtuoso Tsun-Hui Hung, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominee slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, steel-guitarist Greg Sardinha and bassist Wade Cambern wrap up the month in Across the Sea: An Evening of World Fusion. (more...)

Jim Breuer Brings 'Live And Let Laugh' to the WarnerJim Breuer Brings 'Live And Let Laugh' to the Warner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The Warner Theatre will welcome comedian JIM BREUER to the Main Stage on October 12 at 8 pm. (more...)

Madison Square Garden Company Adds 16 Additional Shows to Jerry Seinfeld's Beacon Theatre Residency Madison Square Garden Company Adds 16 Additional Shows to Jerry Seinfeld's Beacon Theatre Residency 
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added 16 final performances to his Beacon Theatre residency – extending the run through its conclusion in March 2020. (more...)

The Hanover Theatre Announces $250,000 Grant From Bank Of AmericaThe Hanover Theatre Announces $250,000 Grant From Bank Of America
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

The Hanover Theatre is pleased to announce a $250,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation in support of the expansion of the theatre and its Conservatory for the Performing Arts. This work is a key part of the revitalization of downtown Worcester and a catalyst for economic development in the area. (more...)

Dayton Community Presents GEM CITY SHINE Benefit Concert To Reclaim The Oregon DistrictDayton Community Presents GEM CITY SHINE Benefit Concert To Reclaim The Oregon District
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

In the wake of recent tragedy in Dayton's Oregon District, several community partners have come together to present Gem City Shine, an Oregon District Benefit Concert and Community Event, hosted by Dave Chappelle, on Sunday, August 25, from 4 to 10 p.m. This event is free, but a ticket is required for admission. Visit Ticketmaster.com to secure up to two free tickets for the event. Tickets to this event are restricted to residents of Dayton, Ohio, and the surrounding areas. Patrons must register via Verified Fan on Ticketmaster. (more...)

Four New Family Favorites Go On Sale This Month At The Hanover TheatreFour New Family Favorites Go On Sale This Month At The Hanover Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Over 20 new shows go on sale this August at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts, including six new family shows, on sale August 27-30. All handling fees for individual shows are waived 10 am - midnight only on the day they go on sale to the public. Members receive early access to holiday shows on Monday, August 5. Handling fees are not waived for members. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Official Trailer for DAVE CHAPPELLE: STICKS & STONESVIDEO: Netflix Releases Official Trailer for DAVE CHAPPELLE: STICKS & STONES
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2019

Legendary comedian Dave Chappelle is back with an all-new stand-up comedy special, Sticks & Stones, his fifth Netflix Original. (more...)

Comedian Jim Breuer Announces North American LIVE AND LET LAUGH TourComedian Jim Breuer Announces North American LIVE AND LET LAUGH Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Comedian Jim Breuer announces his a?oeLive and Let Laugha?? North American tour beginning this fall. The tour kicks off Sept. 13 in Huntington, N.Y. travelling to 36 cities across the U.S. including Boston, Chicago, Detroit, San Diego and more, before coming to an end Dec. 28 in Atlantic City, N.J. (more...)

Jim Breuer: Live And Let Laugh Comes to the WarnerJim Breuer: Live And Let Laugh Comes to the Warner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

The Warner Theatre will welcome comedian JIM BREUER to the Main Stage on October 12 at 8 pm. Tickets will go on sale to Warner Members on Thursday, August 8 at 12 pm and to the General Public on Friday, August 9 at 10 am. (more...)

Bradley Cooper, John Legend, and More Will Perform for Dave Chappelle at the Kennedy CenterBradley Cooper, John Legend, and More Will Perform for Dave Chappelle at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

A lineup of leading performers, including Bradley Cooper, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, John Legend & Chrissy Teigen, and others will salute Dave Chappelle at the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. The program will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Chappelle, and will be broadcasted on PBS stations on January 6, 2020. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  7/22INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/22
by BWW Special - Jul 22, 2019

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 7/21/2019. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/21/19Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/21/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/21/2019. (more...)

The Apollo Theater Presents APOLLO UPTOWN HALL: HARLEM'S CULTURE " PAST.  PRESENT. FUTURE.The Apollo Theater Presents APOLLO UPTOWN HALL: HARLEM'S CULTURE " PAST.  PRESENT. FUTURE.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WLBS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture - Past. Present. Future. The panel will gather thought leaders from some of Harlem's most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Harlem arts community and discuss the roles these cultural organizations will play in either preserving traditions or advancing change. The event is free with RSVP. (more...)

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