Industry Editor Exclusive: To Dim or Not to Dim? How Broadway Chooses When to Dim Its MarqueesIndustry Editor Exclusive: To Dim or Not to Dim? How Broadway Chooses When to Dim Its Marquees
by Cara Joy David - Mar 2, 2018

A couple of weeks ago when five-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell died, I assumed the marquees of Broadway theaters would be dimmed. I emailed the Broadway League--the association of theatre owners and producers who issues press releases on such things--to ask 'when' it would happen. I don't know why I automatically assumed it would. (more...)

EUFORQUESTRA + MAMA MAGNOLIA Come to Fox Theatre 2/1EUFORQUESTRA + MAMA MAGNOLIA Come to Fox Theatre 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Euf rquestra (pronounced yoo-FOHR-keh-struh, think euphoria+orchestra) is energy and rhythm personified. An ever-evolving sound that has been influenced by music from all over the world with an emphasis on funk, pocket and groove. For over a decade the band has been igniting dance floors across the country, blending the roots of funk, soul, afrobeat, reggae and dub to create a sound that explodes, dances and melts in your ear with sheer bliss (Chris M. Slawecki; AllAboutJazz.com). (more...)

Broadway Will Dim Lights Tomorrow in Memory of Producer Elliot Martin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award recipient Elliot Martin, who passed away on May 21st at age 93. The marquees of Broadway theaters in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, June 2, 2017, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Elliot Martin, Broadway Producer of Shows Starring Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Al Pacino and More, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Elliot Martin, renowned Broadway producer and Tony Award winner passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21st, in Connecticut, surrounded by his family. He was 93. (more...)

John Brown's Body Release Official Music Video for 'Hard Man Fe Dead'/New Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

John Brown's Body has released the official music video for 'Hard Man Fe Dead' off their eleventh full-length release Fireflies, available now on Easy Star Records. (more...)

The Movement and Rootfire Unveil GOLDEN Album Artwork via Fan-Driven Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Alternative-reggae band The Movement, in conjunction with Rootfire, reveals the artwork for their sixth studio album, GOLDEN, after an innovative, fan-driven campaign that leverages their devoted social media audience. (more...)

Boston Reggae Group Dubbest Releases LIGHT FLASHES Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The young guns of Boston reggae, Dubbest, release Light Flashes today, July 7, 2015 (more...)

Boston Reggae Group Dubbest to Release LIGHT FLASHES 7/7; Tour to Follow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The young guns of Boston reggae, Dubbest, release Light Flashes on July 7, 2015 (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' JACK THE RIPPER (Original London Cast Album) is Odd and Intriguing
by David Clarke - Mar 30, 2015

JACK THE RIPPER first premiered at London's Players' Theatre. Yet, this musical's unique original cast album would take 40 years to see the light of day. On March 30, 2015 Stage Door Records released the odd and intriguing JACK THE RIPPER (Original London Cast Album). (more...)

JACK THE RIPPER Original London Cast Album Set for Release Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the previously unreleased original London cast recording of the 1974/75 musical 'Jack The Ripper' will be released on March 30th, 2015. The CD release continues Stage Door's London cast album series and commitment to preserve 'lost' British theatre scores of the past 50 years. (more...)

Euforquestra Announces Tour Dates & Premieres New Track
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Fort Collins/Denver-based band Eufórquestra (pronounced: yoo • FOHR • keh • struh) returns with their fourth full-length studio album, Fire, set for worldwide release on March 25, 2014. (more...)

Euforquestra Announces Tour Dates & Premieres New Track
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Fort Collins/Denver-based band Eufórquestra (pronounced: yoo • FOHR • keh • struh) returns with their fourth full-length studio album, Fire, set for worldwide release on March 25, 2014. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Exhibit Featuring Westport Arts Award Winners, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Westport Arts Awards, Westport Country Playhouse is currently presenting a lobby exhibit featuring past Award winners who have been associated with the historic theater, now through October 27. (more...)

JOHN BROWN'S BODY Plays the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Z2 Entertainment presents John Brown's Body with Stick Figure at the Fox Theatre tonight, September 19th, 2013. (more...)

JOHN BROWN'S BODY Presented @ Fox Theatre, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present John Brown's Body with Stick Figure at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, September 19th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 19th at 12:00pm for $16.50 in advance and $19.00 day of show. (more...)

John Brown's Body Announces New Album KINGS AND QUEENS, to Launch Tour 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2013

As reggae music continues to reach new heights in America, John Brown's Body (JBB) has been there from the beginning, constantly pushing and evolving the U.S. reggae scene through explosive live shows and critically-acclaimed recordings. Their new album, Kings And Queens, out April 16th on Easy Star Records, is no exception. Kings And Queens is the band's most ambitious release to date, encompassing the entire history of the band's sound and legacy. Lead vocalist Elliot Martin reaches new levels of songwriting by striking the fine balance between classic JBB roots and a fresh new JBB sound. A perfect example is the track “Old John Brown,” available for FREE download on the band's Facebook page. (more...)

David Suchet Leads LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT At The Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

David Suchet returns to the West End stage in Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece, Long Day's Journey Into Night, following his critically acclaimed performance in Arthur Miller's All My Sons last year. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Ben Vereen, et al. to be Inducted Into Theatre Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

The American Theatre Hall of Fame today announced the full list of 2012 inductees, which will included Broadway veterans Tyne Daly and Ben Vereen. Additional inductees will include directors Daniel Sullivan and Paul Sills, producers George White, Elliot Martin and Woodie King Jr., and costume designer Ann Roth. (more...)

David Suchet Leads LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT At The Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

David Suchet returns to the West End stage in Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece, Long Day's Journey Into Night, following his critically acclaimed performance in Arthur Miller's All My Sons last year. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Ben Vereen, et al. to Be Inducted Into Theatre Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Tyne Daly, Ben Vereen, Ann Roth, Daniel Sullivan, George White, Elliot Martin and Woodie King Jr., and Paul Sills will be inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame this year. The ceremony will take place on January 30, 2012, in the Gershwin Theatre. The event will be hosted by Estelle Parsons and hosted by Jerry Hodge Taylor. (more...)

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