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Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Debut New Single 'My Power' Today Photo Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Debut New Single 'My Power' Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians’ anticipated new album, Hunter And The Dog Star, will be released February 19.

Lulu Simon Releases Glistening New Single 'Strangers' Photo Lulu Simon Releases Glistening New Single 'Strangers'
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Budding pop singer-songwriter Lulu Simon is kicking cuffing season to the curb and saying hello to Single September in her newest release “Strangers.'

Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR Photo Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Bright Star arrived on Broadway. The musical opened on March 24 at the Cort Theatre, where it ran for 109 performances.

Daniela Cotton Brings 'A Different War' to ROCK FOR RELIEF Benefit Photo Daniela Cotton Brings 'A Different War' to ROCK FOR RELIEF Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

Riding a new wave of critical acclaim from A Different War, her incredibly timely and most politically charged album to date, widely heralded Biracial blues-rocker DANIELIA COTTON has risen again into the light, fiercely and defiantly, to join a star-studded lineup for “Rock for Relief,” the star-studded benefit concert supporting Feeding America's COVID-19 Response Fund on July 3 at 8pm ET and again at 11pm ET broadcasted at www.rockforrelief.net.

Black Pumas Release 'Fast Car' (Tracy Chapman Cover) Photo Black Pumas Release 'Fast Car' (Tracy Chapman Cover)
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Black Pumas, the Grammy-nominated duo of vocalist Eric Burton and guitarist Adrian Quesada, release their cover of Tracy Chapman's “Fast Car” today.

Paul Simon, Owen Wilson, Ethan Hawke, Renee Zellweger, and More Team Up for 'A Night  Photo Paul Simon, Owen Wilson, Ethan Hawke, Renee Zellweger, and More Team Up for 'A Night For Austin'
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2020

Austin, Texas, has, without a doubt, left a lasting impression on all who have spent any amount of time in the Live Music Capital of the World—a week for SXSW, a day's stop on tour, business conferences, or years building careers and friendships—and right now, the city we've strived to keep weird all these years needs a little help to “Keep Austin Going.”

Danielia Cotton Re-Emerges With 'A Different War' To Confront Race, Gender, And Wealt Photo Danielia Cotton Re-Emerges With 'A Different War' To Confront Race, Gender, And Wealth
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Set for release May 29 on all major digital platforms through Cottontown Music, the six-song opus finds the “fiery rock vocalist” (American Songwriter), whose voice gives her songs “stunning power” (No Depression), speaking to these extraordinary times by unloading her sin while the world around her is gripped in a turbulent spin. Cotton frames A Different War by confronting race, gender, and wealth − deeply personal and pervasive issues that have plagued folks like her for an eternity.

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Introduces Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' BRIGHT STA Photo VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Introduces Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' BRIGHT STAR Tribute
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities today debuted a new video featuring the cast from their production of Bright Star, which was produced in the fall of 2019. Members of the cast came together from their homes to perform 'Sun is Gonna Shine,' a touching song from the musical that speaks of hope and optimism in the face of despair.

SLAVE PLAY, THE INHERITANCE and More Announced for SpeakEasy Stage Company 2020-2021  Photo SLAVE PLAY, THE INHERITANCE and More Announced for SpeakEasy Stage Company 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020

The epic two-part play THE INHERITANCE; the scorchingly satirical SLAVE PLAY; the devastating drama PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS; the feel-good folk musical BRIGHT STAR; and the beloved musical fable ONCE ON THIS ISLAND will make up SpeakEasy Stage Company's 2020-2021 Season, the company's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault announced today.

Penobscot Theatre Company Announces SHEAR MADNESS, BRIGHT STAR and More in 2020/2021  Photo Penobscot Theatre Company Announces SHEAR MADNESS, BRIGHT STAR and More in 2020/2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

Penobscot Theatre Company announced its 47th Season, an assortment of plays and musicals professionally produced and staged at the company's historic home.

The Old Globe Announces Additional Online Programs and News Briefs Photo The Old Globe Announces Additional Online Programs and News Briefs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

The Old Globe continues to add free online programs and new dates for existing ones, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.

The Old Globe Additional Online Programs And News Briefs! Photo The Old Globe Additional Online Programs And News Briefs!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

The Old Globe believes that theatre matters, now more than ever, and is determined to continue to serve the public through theatre art. We consider it paramount that we continue to be a leader in programming for our community, and continue to support and maintain valued connections with those hungering for artistic content and continued personal growth. We are happy to announce additional free online programs, rescheduled dates for our valued summer Shakespeare classes, and a fundraising campaign, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.

THE OLD GLOBE Announces its Participation in PLAY AT HOME: SHORT PLAYS TO BE ENJOYED  Photo THE OLD GLOBE Announces its Participation in PLAY AT HOME: SHORT PLAYS TO BE ENJOYED AT HOME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

Late last month, a small group of regional and not-for-profit theatres, all committed to finding ways to keep people connected to live theatre, came together by phone and email and Zoom to create the Play At Home project, a series of short plays commissioned specifically for this moment of unprecedented isolation to inspire joy and connection for all.

VIDEO: Edie Brickell Shares Original Song Photo VIDEO: Edie Brickell Shares Original Song
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2020

The Old Globe has shared a video of Edie Brickell performing an original song!

VIDEO: Steve Martin Shares Video of Himself Playing Banjo Outdoors Photo VIDEO: Steve Martin Shares Video of Himself Playing Banjo Outdoors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2020

Steve Martin took to Twitter to share a video of himself playing a bit of banjo outside while in isolation.

Midland University Announces 2020-21 Performing Arts Season Photo Midland University Announces 2020-21 Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Midland University Performing Arts has announced the lineup of their upcoming season. Led by Director of Performing Arts, Anne Sorensen-Wang, the 2020-21 season will include theatre, vocal, instrumental, and dance performances.

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Will Present the Regional Premiere of BRIGHT Photo Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Will Present the Regional Premiere of BRIGHT STAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Inspired by a real event and featuring the bluegrass-tinged Grammy and Tony-nominated Steven Martin and Edie Brickell score, making its DC Regional Premiere, Bright Star will open at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts March 25th and run through May 17th! Tony-nominated for Best Musical, Bright Star is a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past - and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives.

Global Roundup 2/28 - FLY in LA, PRINCE OF EGYPT in the UK and More! Photo Global Roundup 2/28 - FLY in LA, PRINCE OF EGYPT in the UK and More!
by BWW Special - Feb 28, 2020

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FLY in LA, PRINCE OF EGYPT in the UK and More!

BWW Review: Choctaw High School's BRIGHT STAR Shines Brilliantly Photo BWW Review: Choctaw High School's BRIGHT STAR Shines Brilliantly
by Adrienne Proctor - Feb 24, 2020

BRIGHT STAR tells the story of the unforgettable Alice Murphy, a strong-willed girl growing up and experiencing tragedy in the 1920s, and later in her life in 1940s North Carolina. This beautiful production is the Oklahoma High School premiere of the 2016 Tony-nominated musical that features bluegrass music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.

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