Additional Casting Announced For MARY POPPINS Return To The West End!Additional Casting Announced For MARY POPPINS Return To The West End!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh and Disney Theatrical Productions have announced final adult casting for the new production of Mary Poppins which begins rehearsals in September and returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre from 23 October 2019. (more...)

The Alarm Launch 'On Tour Age' PodcastThe Alarm Launch 'On Tour Age' Podcast
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

On July 18th 2019, The Alarm will launch 'ON>TOUR>AGE' -#ontourage, the first in a series of Vlogs & podcasts (available from The Alarm You Tube Channel and all good digital media outlets including the official alarm Facebook page), that will be broadcast throughout the length and breadth of the Sigma LXXXV Tour 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: MARK MORRIS' PEPPERLAND SPICES UP THE BEATLES SGT. PEPPER'S GROOVE say Mica Bernas & Noah Vinson  at The Segerstrom Center For The ArtsBWW Interview: MARK MORRIS' PEPPERLAND SPICES UP THE BEATLES SGT. PEPPER'S GROOVE say Mica Bernas & Noah Vinson at The Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Jun 13, 2019

“Pepperland” Premiered two years ago in Liverpool, the Beatles birthplace, when the famous 'Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band' album turned 50 and the UK celebrated it spectacularly. It is coming to the Segerstrom Center Of the Arts this weekend, June 14th and 15th, 2019. Choreographed and Directed by Mark Morris, whose repertoire of creative work uses and melds music genres in innovative ways, with choreography that has unbridled enthusiasm mixed with stylish technique that immerses itself into the score and lyrics completely. It is his unique style, and the collaboration with Ethan Iverson, the Musical Director and Reconstructor of sorts, that has crafted this delicious and captivating romp through the '60s and The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album, with a new twist and dimension to the score and brilliant choreographic concepts and costuming. (more...)

Welsh National Opera Returns To The Bristol Hippodrome In Spring 2019Welsh National Opera Returns To The Bristol Hippodrome In Spring 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Opening the spring season is a new production of Un ballo in maschera, where love, power and politics collide to create a tale of deception, intrigue and revenge. The second instalment in WNO's Verdi trilogy, the production is directed by David Pountney, conducted by Gareth Jones and is a co-production with Oper der Stadt Bonn. Performing from 10 - 13 April, the company will also bring revivals of Mozart's The Magic Flute and Donizetti's Roberto Devereux. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Royal Exchange's THE PRODUCERSFull Casting Announced For Royal Exchange's THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The full company for the Royal Exchange Theatre's brand-new production of THE PRODUCERS, directed by Raz Shaw, has been announced today. Joining Julius D'Silva and Stuart Neal who play the wonderfully bizarre double act Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, are MATILDA's Ms Trunchbull Charles Brunton (Roger De Bris), Hammed Animashaun, (Carmen Ghia), Dale Meeks (Franz Liebkind), Emily-Mae (Ulla) and an ensemble of 11 multi-talented actors. This wickedly funny, outrageous love letter to the Broadway musical builds upon the Exchange's growing reputation for reinventing celebrated musicals for its unique in-the-round theatre. Raz is joined by Choreographer Alistair David and Musical Supervisor Caroline Humphris. Featuring show-stopping songs such as Springtime for Hitler and When You Got It Flaunt It the production runs from 30 November 2018 - 26 January 2019. (more...)

KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE Announces First CastingKNIGHTS OF THE ROSE Announces First Casting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Romance of the Rose Productions announces the first casting for the new West End musical Knights of the Rose. Directed by Racky Plews and created by Jennifer Marsden, Knights of the Rose opens on 29th June for 9 weeks only at The Arts Theatre. Leading the noble Knights is Adam Pearce (King Aethelstan) who is joined by Chris Cowley (Palamon), Oliver Saville (Hugo), Rebecca Bainbridge (Queen Matilda / Bess), Rebekah Lowings (Isabel), Matt Thorpe (Horatio), Ruben Van keer (John), Katie Birtill (Hannah) and Bleu Woodward (Emily). Ian Gareth-Jones, Kelly Hampson and Tom Bales make up the ensemble. (more...)

UK Synth Pop Group Plans Orlando Stop on World TourUK Synth Pop Group Plans Orlando Stop on World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Live Nation announce Erasure, World Be Gone Tour, coming to the Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Happy Hollows Debuts 'Silent Partner' w/ TIDAL, 'Concordia' LP Out TodayHappy Hollows Debuts 'Silent Partner' w/ TIDAL, 'Concordia' LP Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney. (more...)

Happy Hollows Share 'Decide' w/ Ghettoblaster, 'Concordia' LP Released FridayHappy Hollows Share 'Decide' w/ Ghettoblaster, 'Concordia' LP Released Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney (more...)

Happy Hollows Debut 'Meteors' w/ Buzzbands.LA, Announce LA ShowHappy Hollows Debut 'Meteors' w/ Buzzbands.LA, Announce LA Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney. (more...)

Tanglewood OPERA GALA PROGRAM Begins 8/26Tanglewood OPERA GALA PROGRAM Begins 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

On Saturday, August 26, at 8 p.m. soprano Kristine Opolais and bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel join BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus for an evening of opera and song,including Act II of Puccini's Tosca. In addition to Ms. Opolais in the title role and Sir Bryn as Scarpia, the Tanglewood Festival performance of Tosca will feature tenor Russell Thomas as Cavaradossi, bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel as Scarpia, tenor Matthew DiBattista as Spoletta, and baritone Douglas Williams as Sciarrone (in his BSO debut). Ms. Opolais and Sir Bryn recently performed Tosca in concert together at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on July 4, 2017, under conductor Gareth Jones. (more...)

BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons Returns to Tanglewood, 8/19-27 to Lead Four Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

One of Tanglewood's most popular summer traditions, John Williams' Film Night, takes place on Saturday, August 19. Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams shares the podium for this performance with BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, who will lead the first half of the concert, including music from classic cinema scores by (more...)

Happy Hollows Debuts 'Silent Partner' w/ TIDAL, 'Concordia' LP Out 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney. (more...)

Andris Nelsons Leads the BSO in Act II of TOSCA 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????On Saturday, August 26, Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons will lead the orchestra in Act II of Puccini's Tosca, featuring soprano Kristine Opolais in the title role, along with bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel as Scarpia. The performance will also feature tenor Russell Thomas as Cavaradossi; tenor Matthew DiBattista as Spoletta, and baritone Douglas Williams as Sciarrone (in his BSO debut). The Opera Gala program will also feature songs and arias from composers including Smetana, Dvo?ák, and Mozart. Ms. Opolais and Sir Bryn recently performed Tosca in concert together at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on July 4, 2017, under conductor Gareth Jones. (more...)

LA's Happy Hollows Announce 'Concordia' LP; Drop Video via Blackbook
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney. (more...)

Time for Three to Join Steve Hackman and Pittsburgh Symphony for FUSE@PSO Finale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's category shattering early evening concert series, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, June 14 with string trio Time for Three in "Mash-Up Mix-Down." (more...)

Tchaikovsky Meets Drake At FUSE@PSO, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

 FUSE@PSO, the genre-defying concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, March 22 with "Tchaikovsky + Drake." (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at the English National Opera
by Roy Tan - Feb 14, 2017

Let's get this straight. The pirates, who take pity on orphans, are really peers of the realm. The 21-year-old, who has sworn to put them behind bars, is really only five. And the policemen, whose lot is not a happy one, are really, really hopeless at foiling felons… (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, London Coliseum
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 12, 2017

It is no secret that acclaimed film director Mike Leigh has a passion for Gilbert and Sullivan; his 1999 film Topsy-Turvy was an outright celebration of them and their music. In this first revival of his version of Pirates of Penzance, Leigh maintains and expands on that celebratory spirit in a colourful and vivacious production at the London Coliseum. (more...)

MAMMA MIA Casting Confirmed for Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

???????Full casting has been announced for the ultimate feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! Which arrives at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas as part of the smash hit show's first ever UK tour. (more...)

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