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Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on August 4 Photo Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on August 4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on August 4

Broadway Catch Up: June 29 - Patti LuPone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Lloyd Webber, T Photo Broadway Catch Up: June 29 - Patti LuPone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Todrick Hall, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Patti LuPone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Todrick Hall, and more!

Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on June 30 Photo Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on June 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020

Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on June 30!

VIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter,  Photo VIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2020

Past cast members from various productions of Kinky Boots have created a video in honor of pride, performing the show's finale, 'Raise You Up'!

BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TI Photo BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - Jun 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!

Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on June 16 Photo Amber Martin's AMBYOKE Returns on June 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

Every Tuesday since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Amber has been going live on her patio from Beaumont, TX, where she is still isolating with her mom, Cheryl!

Grandstand Artists Join SMITHSONIAN PRIDE Photo Grandstand Artists Join SMITHSONIAN PRIDE
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

The Smithsonian Pride Alliance, whose membership spans all of the Institution's 19 museums, 21 libraries, nine research centers and the National Zoo, will kick off “Pride month for all” with PROJECT PRIDE, a virtual concert and digital time-capsule celebration of LGBTQ+ heritage, culture and history featuring LGBTQ+ musicians, artists and allies, as well as highlights from the Smithsonian collections. 

Smithsonian Pride Alliance Announces 'PROJECT PRIDE' Photo Smithsonian Pride Alliance Announces 'PROJECT PRIDE'
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2020

The Smithsonian Pride Alliance, whose membership spans all of the Institution's 19 museums, 21 libraries, nine research centers and the National Zoo, will kick off a?oePride month for alla?? with PROJECT PRIDE

Elton John and Jake Shears Tammy Faye Bakker Musical Eyes 2021 West End Bow; Rupert G Photo Elton John and Jake Shears Tammy Faye Bakker Musical Eyes 2021 West End Bow; Rupert Goold to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Elton John and Jake Shears' Tammy Faye - The Musical is currently aiming for a 2021 bow at the West End's Almeida Theatre.

THE MEETING* Hosted by Justin Sayre Will Return to Joe's Pub Photo THE MEETING* Hosted by Justin Sayre Will Return to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will return to Joe's Pubthis season for regular performances after a three year hiatus. The Meeting*, now the longest-running LGBTQ variety show in New York, is known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration. Sayre will present two different evenings next month, celebrating 'The Ladies of Country' on Monday, March 2, and honoring 'The Ladies of Disco' on Sunday, March 29, both at 9:30 PM. Special guests for March 2 include Bridget Barkan, Melody Berger, Drew Droege, Larry Krone, and Bobby Blue the Balladeer, with additional names to be announced. Shows are scheduled through December 2020, with the spring season continuing on April 26 and May 31. Tracy Stark serves as music director for the series.

Desert Sessions Releases Video for 'If You Run' From Desert Sessions Vol. 11 Photo Desert Sessions Releases Video for 'If You Run' From Desert Sessions Vol. 11
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Joshua Homme's collaborative motley crew Desert Sessions follow up the recent fever dream vision of their “Easier Said Than Done” clip with the latest music video from Desert Sessions Vols. 11 & 12 (aka respectively Arrivederci Despair and Tightwads & Nitwits & Critics & Heels) (Matador):  'If You Run.” Directed by filmmaker / actor Rio Hackford, “If You Run” stars Homme and DS newcomer Libby Grace as a mysterious hitchhiker, following them on a sinister trip through the Joshua Tree desert, culminating in a freakishly hallucinatory finale set at the famed Rancho De La Luna studio. Hackford's “If You Run” visualization also stars DS collaborators Billy Gibbons, Dave Catching, Matt Sweeney, Stella Mozgawa, and Carla Azar. 

Desert Sessions Releases 'Easier Said Than Done' Video Photo Desert Sessions Releases 'Easier Said Than Done' Video
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Joshua Homme's Team of Crazed Collaborators Announce 'The Bizarre Bazaar”, a Bi-Weekly Series of Desert Sessions Inspired Artwork Auctions for Charity with Limited Edition Quilt by Ben Venom.

Conor Maynard to Perform at Nickelodeon's KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS in Abu Dhabi Photo Conor Maynard to Perform at Nickelodeon's KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS in Abu Dhabi
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

 Nickelodeon and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) are pleased to today announce their latest addition for the lineup of the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Abu Dhabi - British singer, songwriter and YouTuber Conor Maynard, who is now confirmed to perform at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre for the year's biggest party for kids. 

Conor Maynard Shares 'Hate How Much I Love You', Announces UK Headline Shows Photo Conor Maynard Shares 'Hate How Much I Love You', Announces UK Headline Shows
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

With five Top 10 singles and a #1 album to his credit plus millions of followers at social media, Conor Maynard is one of British music's biggest success stories. The stats speak for themselves: over 10 million monthly listeners at streaming services and over 2 billion career streams to date.

BWW Review: Everybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Brings A High Energy Romping Good Time Wi Photo BWW Review: Everybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Brings A High Energy Romping Good Time With A Story Of Love And Acceptance At Straz Center
by Drew Eberhard - May 20, 2019

A high flying, high kicking romp of a good time comes full steam ahead back to the Straz Center in Tampa for three days only from May 17-19, 2019. A true story set in North Hampton England just a stones throw from London centers its story around the plight of a burgeoning entrepreneur whom was just bequeathed the family business. Price&Sons is known for their comfortable and dependable classic shoes for men. When sales plummet and stock is filtering back in by the truck load it is up to Charlie the heir to the shoe factory to pull the company back on its struggling feet and restore the name of Price &Sons to its glory. How does one do that you may ask?

Elton John And Jake Shears Pen New Tammy Faye Bakker Musical Photo Elton John And Jake Shears Pen New Tammy Faye Bakker Musical
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2019

According to The Daily Mail, music legend Elton John and Jake Shears of The Scissor Sisters recently held a reading of their own musical take on the life of the infamous TV evangelist.

THE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony Photo THE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that The Prom will perform at the WorldPride Closing Ceremony on June 30th in Times Square. Melissa Etheridge will headline the Closing Ceremony, which will also include performances by Jake Shears & MNEK. Additional talent will be announced in the weeks ahead.

BWW Flashback: KINKY BOOTS Takes One Final Strut on Broadway Photo BWW Flashback: KINKY BOOTS Takes One Final Strut on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Award-winning, record-shattering Broadway production of Kinky Boots will play its final performance on April 7, 2019. At the time of its closing, the musical will be the 25th longest-running production in Broadway history, having played 2,507 regular performances and 34 previews.

Photo Flashback: Celebrating the Many Broadway Debuts of 2018! Photo Photo Flashback: Celebrating the Many Broadway Debuts of 2018!
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2018

The gifts have been opened, the feasts have been eaten and the merriment has been had. As the holiday season comes to a close and we countdown the final hours of the year, we're getting ready to ring in 2019 by looking back. 

Photo Coverage: A Look Back on the Marquees of 2018 Photo Photo Coverage: A Look Back on the Marquees of 2018
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2018

Today, we're giving you a look back on the marquees of 2018, with this retrospective album from our archives.

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