Freddie Mercury News

Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA to NJPACMarc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Marc Martel. Get ready to rock with the greatest Freddie Mercury voice on the planet when The Ultimate Queen Celebration comes NJPAC with a concert that incorporates nearly two dozen of that classic rock band's greatest hits: 'Fat Bottomed Girls,' 'Somebody to Love,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' and many more. (more...)

Live Music Shows Announced for the Belgrade TheatreLive Music Shows Announced for the Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The Belgrade Theatre are hosting an array of live music tributes this August and September, from Stevie Wonder to The Spice Girls. This line-up of one night only shows, spans six decades of music, offering a great night out for generations young and old. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC Tour Recreates The Magic Of One Of The 20th Century's Most Iconic Rock BandsBWW REVIEW: QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC Tour Recreates The Magic Of One Of The 20th Century's Most Iconic Rock Bands
by Jade Kops - Jul 31, 2017

The music that helped define British Rock is recreated with passionate attention to detail in QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC to the delight of fans, old and new (more...)

LEGENDS IN CONCERT Returns to MelbourneLEGENDS IN CONCERT Returns to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The original, largest and widely regarded as the world's greatest live celebrity tribute show, Legends in Concert, returns by popular demand to The Palms at Crown Melbourne in January 2018 for a two week-long encore anniversary engagement celebrating summer during the Australian Open Tournament. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Harris Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring DIRTY DANCING, Los Lobos, Mannheim Steamroller and MoreTickets on Sale for Harris Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring DIRTY DANCING, Los Lobos, Mannheim Steamroller and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Bringing great shows from around the world, across the country and throughout the region, the Harris Center for the Arts' new 2017-18 season is on sale now. (more...)

Barn Theatre to Save Music with WE WILL ROCK YOUBarn Theatre to Save Music with WE WILL ROCK YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

The hilarious futuristic comedy WE WILL ROCK YOU shakes up the Barn stage July 11 - 23. Based on hit songs by the British rock group Queen, prepare to be thoroughly rocked in this magnifico-o-o- o-o- musical fantasy! (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Line-Up of Powerhouse Divas this SummerJoe's Pub Announces Line-Up of Powerhouse Divas this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to present a collection of powerful divas playing at the top of their game in the months of July and August. (more...)

A Chicago Theatre Marathon Comes to StrawdogA Chicago Theatre Marathon Comes to Strawdog
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Chicago Theatre Marathon is a weekend-long, new work marathon event celebrating the diversity of Chicagoland theatre artists. The Marathon, subtitled "I Am Indomitable," will acknowledge the variety of identity characteristics and categories that make individuals unique, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender or gender expression, socio-economic status, age, physical, mental and learning abilities, religious beliefs and political views. (more...)

Review Roundup: Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL Opens on the West EndReview Roundup: Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL Opens on the West End
by Review Roundups - Jun 20, 2017

Jim Steinman'sáBat Out of Hellá- The Musical is a romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love, set against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city adrift from the mainland. Strat, the forever young leader of The Lost, has fallen for Raven, daughter of Falco, the tyrannical, ruler of Obsidian. The show made its world premiere tonight at the London Coliseum and the critics are weighing in.á (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: Pick Of The Programme - TheatreEDINBURGH 2017: Pick Of The Programme - Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 20, 2017

With hundreds of theatre productions to choose from at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue has narrowed down her top picks from the theatre section of the programme (more...)

QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC Comes to the State TheatreQUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC Comes to the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????The world's premier Queen tribute show, Queen: It's A Kinda Magic, will complete a 15-stop national tour from May - taking fans back to the glory days of Freddie Mercury and his iconic band Queen. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY to Hit Sheffield with New Songs from Pete TownshendTHE WHO'S TOMMY to Hit Sheffield with New Songs from Pete Townshend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Iconic rock opera Tommy visits the Crucible from Thursday 22 June - Saturday 1 July, featuring two new songs written by legendary lead songwriter of The Who, Pete Townshend. (more...)

HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY Returns to Edinburgh Festival FringeHOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY Returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Seiriol Davies' sell-out show from Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 was a huge hit with audiences and critics alike; now the musical extravaganza will be returning to the Fringe and touring the UK. (more...)

New Musical BOWIE AND MERCURY RISING to Debut at Chapel off ChapelNew Musical BOWIE AND MERCURY RISING to Debut at Chapel off Chapel
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Internationally renowned composer Warren Wills presents the world premiere of his new musical Bowie & Mercury Rising in his hometown of Melbourne in July 2017 at Chapel off Chapel. (more...)

Mercury Marks 70 Years of Rock LegendMercury Marks 70 Years of Rock Legend
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Join thousands of fans around the UK in 2017 to celebrate 70 years of Freddie Mercury, one of the greatest recording artists of the twentieth century. (more...)

Book Now For ARLENE: THE GLITZ, THE GLAMOUR, THE GOSSIPBook Now For ARLENE: THE GLITZ, THE GLAMOUR, THE GOSSIP
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

ARLENE: THE GLITZ, THE GLAMOUR, THE GOSSIP, the tell-all show from renowned choreographer, director and former Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips, comes to London's Duchess Theatre on 20 November. Book tickets now from ú34 (more...)

Avant-Pop Singer Maisy Kay Releases New Single 'Out Of My Mind'Avant-Pop Singer Maisy Kay Releases New Single 'Out Of My Mind'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Avant-pop songstress Maisy Kay has released her new single, 'Out Of My Mind', which premiered yesterday on PopDust. The song was written by Maisy Kay, along with Adam Argyle and Martin Brammer, who also produced the track. (more...)

BWW Interview - Composers Michael Weiner & Alan Zachary Chat ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical EpisodeBWW Interview - Composers Michael Weiner & Alan Zachary Chat ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical Episode
by Caryn Robbins - May 5, 2017

Today, talented composers Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner speak exclusively to BWW and explain how they pulled off an original musical episode of thisábeloved series! (more...)

BWW Interview: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Coming to Nebraska with  Nebraska Natives!BWW Interview: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Coming to Nebraska with Nebraska Natives!
by Christine Swerczek - May 3, 2017

SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s heading to Omaha and someone local along with it. Actually, there are two "local" actors in this wonderfully silly, delightful Tony-nominated hit. One is Daniel Beeman from Bellevue, Nebraska. Daniel is a 2011 graduate of Bellevue West High School and is traveling in his national touring debut as chorus member and understudy for the character of Shakespeare, played by Broadway favorite Adam Pascal. I called Daniel and questioned him a bit about his new career and the show. (more...)

Guitarist Anna Coogan to Release Operatic Rock Album 'The Lonely Cry of Space & Time, TodayGuitarist Anna Coogan to Release Operatic Rock Album 'The Lonely Cry of Space & Time, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Anna Coogan has been preparing for this moment her whole life, ever since she was a girl growing up in Boston, influenced by her classical opera training and her father's protest albums by Phil Ochs and Bob Dylan. (more...)

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