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NYC High Schoolers Get Acknowledged as Roger Rees Awards Announces 2017-18 Nominees! Photo NYC High Schoolers Get Acknowledged as Roger Rees Awards Announces 2017-18 Nominees!
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2018

The Broadway Education Alliance just announced that The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance will be held on Saturday, May 19 at Pearl Studios in Manhattan. This program is open to high schools located in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Orange and Rockland Counties, and Westchester. To be eligible, high schools must present an officially licensed production of a Broadway musical during the 2017- 2018 academic year. The Roger Rees Awards has accepted 29 schools, whose students will compete for the title of Best Actor and Best Actress. Winners of the Roger Rees Award will represent the Greater New York region at The Broadway League Foundation's Jimmy® Awards (also known as the National High School Musical Theatre Awards) in June.

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz Presents A Salute To Russell Malone Photo Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz Presents A Salute To Russell Malone
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2018

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz closes its 46thseason with a tribute to lauded jazz guitarist Russell Malone. A mainstay on the Manhattan music scene since the 1980s, as well as a regular at international festivals and concert halls, Russell has attracted critical and fan recognition for his work as an accomplished leader and in-demand sideman. 

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Photo Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2018

Limelight Performing Arts presents "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a madcap adventure filled with fun-loving flappers, dashing gentlemen, and a devious villainess audiences will love to hate. The show runs April 11-22, 2018.

Reston Community Players Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Photo Reston Community Players Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2018

Raise your skirts and bob your hair, because the toe-tapping flapper frolic Thoroughly Modern Millie is ready to take the stage at Reston Community Players. Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film, Thoroughly Modern Millie will transport audiences back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City in an era when women were first entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love. Millie will perform at the Reston Community Center April 20-May 12.

George Winston to Perform Life At The Kauffman Center Photo George Winston to Perform Life At The Kauffman Center
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2018

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts announced today that pianist George Winston will perform at the Kauffman Center on December 12 in Helzberg Hall, returning after his successful engagement in 2016. This event is part of the 2018-2019 Kauffman Center Presents series and is presented in partnership with Nitelite Promotions.

ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4 Photo ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2018

David F. Slone has been blessed to spend much of his life attending and performing in fabulous shows. Nonetheless, he's particularly giddy to be able to celebrate his the culmination of his fifth decade on the planet by presenting this ridiculously eclectic evening of song, dance, magic, circus, comedy, and more!

Van Morrison Joins Forces with Jazz Organ Virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco on New Studio Alb Photo Van Morrison Joins Forces with Jazz Organ Virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco on New Studio Album from Legacy Recordings
by Macon Prickett - Mar 7, 2018

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Van Morrison's new 39th studio album, You're Driving Me Crazy, a musical collaboration with Hammond organ virtuoso and trumpet master Joey DeFrancesco, on Friday, April 27.

Full Casting Announced Alongside Hayley Tammadon In THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE UK Tour Photo Full Casting Announced Alongside Hayley Tammadon In THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2018

The award-winning musical THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE visits Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 26 - Saturday 30 June with Hayley Tamaddon taking on the title role of Millie Dilmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City.

Full Casting Announced For THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Tour Photo Full Casting Announced For THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Tour
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2018

Following a hugely successful tour in Spring 2017, award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie will tour the UK again in 2018 opening at Richmond Theatre on Tuesday 27 March .

Austin-Based Arkansas Dave To Release Self-Titled Debut 4/20 On BIG Indie Records Photo Austin-Based Arkansas Dave To Release Self-Titled Debut 4/20 On BIG Indie Records
by Tori Hartshorn - Jan 11, 2018

Austin-Based Arkansas Dave To Release Self-Titled Debut 4/20 On BIG Indie Records

CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Opens Tonig Photo CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

59E59 Theaters hosts CROSS THAT RIVER, a new musical composed by renowned jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris & Pat Harris, and directed by Regge Life. Produced by Love Productions Records, CROSS THAT RIVER began performances on Thursday, November 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 31. Press Opening is tonight, December 6 at 7:15 PM.

CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Rides to 59 Photo CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Rides to 59E59 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

59E59 Theaters hosts CROSS THAT RIVER, a new musical composed by renowned jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris & Pat Harris, and directed by Regge Life. Produced by Love Productions Records, CROSS THAT RIVER begins performances tonight, November 30, for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 31.

Master Pianist George Winston To Perform At The Lincoln, 12/6 Photo Master Pianist George Winston To Perform At The Lincoln, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Inspired by the seasons and topographies, George Winston's concerts feature a variety of styles including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and stride piano.

CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Riding to 5 Photo CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Riding to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host CROSS THAT RIVER, a new musical composed by renowned jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris & Pat Harris, and directed by Regge Life. Produced by Love Productions Records, CROSS THAT RIVER begins performances on Thursday, November 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 31. Press Opening is Wednesday, December 6 at 7:15 PM.

DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus Photo DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with Damn Yankees, one of the most enduring Broadway musicals, featuring a score by legendary composers Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and a cast that includes a number of veterans of New York City's Broadway stages.

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Marquee Theater Company Photo BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Marquee Theater Company
by John Lariviere - Aug 2, 2017

Marquee Theatre Company and Producer Miles McKee proudly present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie at the West Boca Performing Arts Theater. Based on the 1956 British musical Chrysanthemum, the successful film version of Thoroughly Modern Millie in 1967, starring Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing and Beatrice Lilly, sparked a bit of a cult following that paved the way for a Tony Award winning stage version in 2002.

DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus Photo DAMN YANKEES, Starring Jason Graae, to Knock the Ball Out of the Park at Music Circus This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with Damn Yankees, one of the most enduring Broadway musicals, featuring a score by legendary composers Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and a cast that includes a number of veterans of New York City's Broadway stages.

Indy Jazz Fest Announces 2017 Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

A mainstay in the Indianapolis arts and culture scene for nearly two decades, the annual Indy Jazz Fest returns in 2017 with a 10-day lineup celebrating the legacy of jazz, modern masters and the discovery of new jazz stars.

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 16, 2017

'BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More!

Photo Flash: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Opens at Music Theatre Wichita
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita opens its 2017 Season, "Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre" with the 2002 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, playing June 14-18 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The first of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Thoroughly Modern Millie launches the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan.

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