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A.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTE Photo A.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors.

BWW Interview: Amy Toporek of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at Hamilton Stage
by Leigh Scheps - May 16, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, opened last weekend at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017. BroadwayWorld's Leigh Scheps talks with star, Amy Toporek, about her involvement with the show since inception plus what it's like performing on stage with Broadway's John Treacy Egan.

Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hosted by Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight ('Simply The Best,' 'Love Is A Battlefield,' 'Invincible'),  Schirmer Theatrical and Greenberg Artists present 'Women Rock' at The Cutting Room on May 22nd, celebrating the great female singers and songwriters who changed the face of rock n' roll. A portion of the proceeds from 'Women Rock' will be donated to the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls.

ON YOUR FEET!'s David Baida to Conclude Metropolitan Room Run Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

ON YOUR FEET! star David Baida's UNEXPECTED SURPRISE will play its final performance at The Metropolitan Room on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:15 PM).

BWW Review: CINDERELLA at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Apr 15, 2017

Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre in Bridgeport, CT entertains while providing unique twists and positive lessons from the classic children's story CINDERELLA. The entire family will enjoy this musical with audience participation for children and music from the 1980s for their parents.

New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES Sets Pre-New York Run in Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, will get a pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017.

New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES to Play in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin will get a concert presentation at NYC's 54 Below (254 W 54 Street) before its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ).

New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES to Play in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin will get a concert presentation at NYC's 54 Below (254 W 54 Street) before its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ).

FRAME London Dance Film Festival Sets 2016 Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The full programme has today been announced for the inaugural FRAME London Dance Film Festival. The vast programme of films and events is to take place from 9 to 12 June 2016 in Kingston-upon-Thames, London. Presented by the UK's pioneering dance company BalletBoyz in association with dancescreen, the festival is set to offer a unique opportunity to enjoy the best creative talent in dance and film to the general public, as well engaging broadcasters, video artists and choreographers. Over the three days, there are over 122 films screening with 11 World Premieres, 8 International, 4 European and 28 UK Premieres amongst the new work. These will be presented alongside classic films for all ages led by a celebration of Gene Kelly, dance performances and outdoor and family activities at various venues across the town.

Original FAME Cast Member Antonia Franceschi Set for final LATE WITH LANCE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Musical theater fanatic, cruise ship performer and celebrity stalker Lance has invited Cher and Andrew Lloyd Webber to be guests on his international hit show Late with Lance!, but they've yet to confirm. However, original Fame star Antonia Franceshi has, and will be sitting down to chat with Lance about her life after Fame as a celebrated ballet dancer and teacher.

Emmy-Winning Choreographer Phil Black Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2015

On the morning of June 5 at the Actors Fund Nursing Home in Englewood NJ, the Jazz and Tap teacher Phil Black passed away after fighting Parkinson's disease for over 20 years.

Tom McCaffrey's ADVENTURES IN COMEDY Comes to Streaming Platforms Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

To quote Shakespeare, “The film Adventures In Comedy ain't your grandma's chronicle of stand-up comedy!' This unique comedy feature film delves deep into the adversities that all comedians face on their roller coaster journey towards fame. Comedy Dynamics will release Adventures In Comedy via most video streaming platforms today, February 20, 2015.

Tom McCaffrey's ADVENTURES IN COMEDY Coming to Streaming Platforms, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

To quote Shakespeare, “The film Adventures In Comedy ain't your grandma's chronicle of stand-up comedy!' This unique comedy feature film delves deep into the adversities that all comedians face on their roller coaster journey towards fame. Comedy Dynamics will release Adventures In Comedy via most video streaming platforms on February 20, 2015.

12 Year Old Canadian Author, Angel Berry, Releases CLOUDS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Beverly Hills, Calif.

FAME Sequel to Play West End's Lyric Theatre One Night Only Before Launching UK Tour in September
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Fame Forever, the official sequel to the smash hit musical Fame, will receive its professional world premiere in a fully staged production at the Lyric Theatre in London's West End for one night only on Monday 8th September 2014 ahead of an anticipated 2015 / 2016 UK tour.

GIORGIO MORODER's 'Doo-Bee-Doo 2014' Featured in Volkswagen Game Day 'Wings' Spot
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

“Doo-Bee-Doo 2014” from legendary songwriter and producer Giorgio Moroder is featured in Volkswagen of America, Inc's new game day “Wings” spot.

Lake Worth Playhouse to Stage AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Begin. 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

The Lake Worth Playhouse jives and wails with a musical tribute to the greats of the jazz era with Ain't Misbehavin,' a musical biography celebrating the life of Thomas 'Fats' Waller with humor and style.

Ed Harris & Giancarlo Esposito to Partner for PATRIOTIC TREASON
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

According to Deadline, Esposito, currently starring in NBC's hit series REVOLUTION, will direct and star in the big-screen adaptation of Evan Carton's book - and has enlisted Oscar-nominated Harris to join the cast as the legendary abolitionist John Brown. Esposito will take on the role of 'freed slave-turned-abolitionist' Frederick Douglass.

Giancarlo Esposito Set for RAW Discussion, Q&A at Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

Children and drug abuse in America are the top-of-mind topics that families are often at a loss for words to discuss. Tonight, November 9, at 7:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse and The Ridgefield Prevention Council and Family University are hosting a free event called RAW with popular actor/director/producer Giancarlo Esposito of the Breaking Bad television series, who will help families talk about drugs and how to keep it real and safe.

Bill Kenwright Limited Bringing THE SOUND OF MUSIC, FAME & More to West End in 2014?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

According to the Stage, Bill Kenwright Limited is looking into transferring ten shows to the West End in 2014, including the UK tour of Fame and the Regent's Park Open Air production of The Sound of Music. Other musicals in the running include the Marti Pellow and Madalena Alberto-led touring production of Evita, and Cabaret, starring Will Young.

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