Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
 
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Tourin Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Touring Production!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Firehouse PIPPIN Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Firehouse PIPPIN Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Granbury's SHREK Leads as Best Ensembl Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Granbury's SHREK Leads as Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

TOO HOT TO HANDEL: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo TOO HOT TO HANDEL: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

On January 13 and 14, 2018, the Auditorium Theatre presents the 13th annual performance of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah. Traditionally held on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, Too Hot celebrates Dr. King's message of 'beloved community.' The show features acclaimed soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson; legendary Detroit pianist Alvin Waddles; a choir of over 100 members led by Bill Fraher, director of concert choirs at Old St. Patrick's Church; a chamber orchestra conducted by Suzanne Mallare Acton, the assistant music director at Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit, MI; and a world-class jazz band featuring electric bass, electric guitar, string bass, and more. Too Hot, which was originally conceived by conductor Marin Alsop and arranged by Bob Christianson and Gary Anderson, puts a twist on George Frideric Handel's classic oratorio, infusing the music with jazz, gospel, rock, and blues.

'TOO HOT TO HANDEL' to Bring Powerhouse Production to the Orpheum Theatre Photo 'TOO HOT TO HANDEL' to Bring Powerhouse Production to the Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Orpheum Theatre Group announced today that a Memphis-produced engagement of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz Gospel Messiah will play April 21-22, 2018, at the historic Orpheum Theatre.

Rover Dramawerks Presents World Premiere Comedy BIGGER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Rover Dramawerks continues their 17th Season with the World Premiere comedy, Bigger by Ron Peer. Performances will be at Rover's theatre in Plano, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75. Performances run January 12 through February 4, 2017 on Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m.

The Auditorium Theatre Presents TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre presents its annual King Holiday celebration performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah today, January 16 and tomorrow, January 17, 2016.

The Auditorium Theatre to Present TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH This Jan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Auditorium Theatre presents its annual King Holiday celebration performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah on Saturday, January 16 and 17, 2016.

BWW Review: ONLY AN ORPHAN GIRL Brings Laughter Galore
by Barry Lenny - Nov 21, 2015

If you have never seen a melodrama or a recreation of the music hall, now is your chance to remedy that omission.

Cobb's Comedy and Punch Line SF Announce Summer 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Cobb's Comedy Club and Punch Line San Francisco have announced their Summer 2015 lineups. Scroll down for details!

Auditorium Theatre to Host 10th Anniversary Performance of 'TOO HOT TO HANDEL' in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University presents the 10th anniversary performance of "Too Hot To Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah," honoring the life of Civil Rights activist and cultural icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 17 and 18, 2015. The exuberant jazz reinvention of George Frideric Handel's "Messiah"-a vibrant mix of Jazz, Gospel, Blues, Swing, Classical and Scat-features star soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke and Karen Marie Richardson. Tickets ($25 - $70) are on sale now and available online at AuditoriumTheatre.org, by calling (800) 982-2787 or at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office (50 E. Congress Pkwy).

The New York Philharmonic Presents A CELEBRATION OF PHIL SMITH, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will salute departing Principal Trumpet Philip Smith - who will step down from his position at the end of the 2013-14 season following 36 seasons of service - in A Celebration of Phil Smith, a concert featuring the New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Smith and Bramwell Tovey, July 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. The program will also include works that showcase brass: an arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's Procession of the Nobles; a Horn Quartet by Gershwin; Tomasi's Liturgical Fanfares; an arrangement of The Great Gate of Kiev from Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition; and Pollack's That's a Plenty, which the New York Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet, of which Mr. Smith was a founding member, has frequently performed as an encore on the Orchestra's tours. Philharmonic musicians will introduce the works and speak about Mr. Smith.

Jim Norton, D.L. Hughley and More Set for Cobb's Comedy Club and Punch Line SF, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Scroll down for the upcoming lineup for Cobb's Comedy Club and Punch Line SF. Just announced- Jim Norton, D.L. Hughley and more!

The New York Philharmonic Presents A CELEBRATION OF PHIL SMITH, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will salute departing Principal Trumpet Philip Smith - who will step down from his position at the end of the 2013-14 season following 36 seasons of service - in A Celebration of Phil Smith, a concert featuring the New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Smith and Bramwell Tovey, July 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. The program will also include works that showcase brass: an arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's Procession of the Nobles; a Horn Quartet by Gershwin; Tomasi's Liturgical Fanfares; an arrangement of The Great Gate of Kiev from Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition; and Pollack's That's a Plenty, which the New York Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet, of which Mr. Smith was a founding member, has frequently performed as an encore on the Orchestra's tours. Philharmonic musicians will introduce the works and speak about Mr. Smith.

BWW Reviews: SKIN TIGHT Speaks for the Lover's Soul at Renaissance Theaterworks
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 11, 2014

For the incurable or reluctant romantic, man or woman, Renaissance Theaterworks reprises Gary Anderson's sensuous play Skin Tight. First produced by the women's theater company in 2004, the theatrical hour reminisces one version of a marriage over a lifetime. With the sparse scenery recreating a vision of somewhere in mid-19th century rural New Zealand, the production becomes an evening as the retro song claims: 'Love is lovelier the second time around.'

Illusion Theater to Present NAKED DARROW, 4/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

The Illusion Theater presents the recent off-Broadway production of NAKED DARROW April 3-12 at the downtown Minneapolis theater, located on the eighth floor of The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave. This solo piece, written and performed by Gary Anderson, is a provocative look at the legendary lawyer who took on racism, social injustice and the death penalty in the first decades of the 1900s. After each performance, leading legal experts will be on hand for post-show discussions focused on a variety of related topics, including Randall Tietjen, editor of In the Clutches of the Law: Clarence Darrow's Letters and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Scopes Trial scholar Edward Larson (Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, 1997).

Chris Luna, Jacob Roman, The Nocturnes and More Set for New Year's Eve at the Grove Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

Join us tonight from 9 to midnight for a Rockin' good time as we say goodbye to 2013 and bring in 2014. I'm sure you've heard by now that we are bringing back Chris Luna for New Year's Eve. He is one of Southern California's premier Elvis Tribute artists and has been performing his Elvis Tribute Show (Chris Luna - A Tribute to ELVIS!) since 1998 with all the energy, passion and spirit of 'The King'.

Elvis Show THE KING AND COMPANY Set for New Year's Eve at the Grove
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

The Grove Theatre is excited to invite you to spend a Rockin' New Year's Eve with The King and Company at The Grove Theatre. Fans of Elvis Presley, will be excited to hear that Chris Luna and the TCB Flashband, are returning to The Grove Theatre on New Years' Eve at 9:00 pm. Chris Luna is one of Southern California's premier Elvis Tribute artists and has been performing his Elvis Tribute Show (Chris Luna - A Tribute to ELVIS!) since 1998 with all the energy, passion and spirit of 'The King'.

Chris Luna, Jacob Roman, The Nocturnes and More Set for New Year's Eve at the Grove, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

Join us Tuesday night from 9 to midnight for a Rockin' good time as we say goodbye to 2013 and bring in 2014. I'm sure you've heard by now that we are bringing back Chris Luna for New Year's Eve. He is one of Southern California's premier Elvis Tribute artists and has been performing his Elvis Tribute Show (Chris Luna - A Tribute to ELVIS!) since 1998 with all the energy, passion and spirit of 'The King'.

    2