Photo Coverage: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Makes History at Madison Square Garden Performance Photo Coverage: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Makes History at Madison Square Garden Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Just yesterday, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. With the extraordinary support of James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-performance event was entirely free to students of New York City Department of Education public middle and high schools from all five boroughs. (more...)

Photo Flash: History-Making Performance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden Photo Flash: History-Making Performance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden.  With the extraordinary support of James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-performance event was entirely free to students of New York City Department of Education public middle and high schools from all five boroughs. (more...)

Photo Flash: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Rehearses For Madison Square Garden Performance Photo Flash: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Rehearses For Madison Square Garden Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Today, the Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will become the first-ever Broadway play to perform at New York's Madison Square Garden. (more...)

BWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden BWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2020

The Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will become the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden, in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students. (more...)

HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Ceremony HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Ceremony
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2020

The GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony took place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. PT. Preceding the 62nd Annual GRAMMY AWARDS telecast, the Premiere Ceremony was hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Imogen Heap and featured a number of performances by current GRAMMY nominees. Performers included classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, jazz legend Chick Corea, folk music supergroup I'm With Her, West African sensation Angélique Kidjo and Best New Artist nominee Yola. (more...)

2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Jazz Trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe Awarded National Fellowship To Advance Work In Local Communities Jazz Trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe Awarded National Fellowship To Advance Work In Local Communities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Americans for the Arts announced today that jazz trumpeter and classical composer Hannibal Lokumbe of Bastrop, Texas, has been awarded the 2020 Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities, to which he brings his musical talents and humanist approach to engage individuals and communities toward building a more just and liberated society. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Hold Free Performance For Students at Madison Square Garden TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Hold Free Performance For Students at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

New York City students will get to attend a free performance of To Kill A Mockingbird in 2020, staged at Madison Square Garden! (more...)

Photo Flash: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Welcomes Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe And More! Photo Flash: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Welcomes Ed Harris, Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe And More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

The record-breaking production Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird welcomes a slew of new cast members in its second year on Broadway! (more...)

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List! Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categories. This year's nominees reflect a melting pot of artistic innovation that defined the year in music, showcasing the unparalleled craftsmanship of established artists and the industry-shifting impact of rising music creators. Leading nominees Lizzo (8), Billie Eilish (6) and Lil Nas X (6) not only topped the charts but ignited a cultural conversation around their genre-bending hits. As the only peer-selected music award, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recoding Academy's membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers and engineers. (more...)

Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

The complete Broadway cast has been announced for the second year of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. (more...)

Living Colour, Blues Brothers, Ringo Starr And Billy Joel's Band Perform For Jimi Hendrix Birthday Living Colour, Blues Brothers, Ringo Starr And Billy Joel's Band Perform For Jimi Hendrix Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Felicia Collins of CBS Orchestra, Vernon Reid and Corey Glover from Living Color, Mark Rivera from The Billy Joel Band/Ringo Starr Band, Lee Finkelstein of The Blues Brothers Band, Shannon Conley, Danny Keane, Militia Vox, Queen V, Sophia Ramos, Jann Klose, Frank Gilchrest, Alec Shantzis, Bruce Edwards, Frank Gravis, Scott Yahaney and WHO KNOWS WHO ELSE WILL STOP BY... (more...)

The Films in Competition Announced For The 2019 American Black Film Festival The Films in Competition Announced For The 2019 American Black Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is excited to announce their distinctive 2019 lineup of narrative features, documentaries and short films in competition. Films are set to screen in Miami from June 13-15 at the Regal Cinemas South Beach and the New World Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater presents Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by John Guare. Nantucket Sleigh Ride, directed by Jerry Zaks, which opened last night, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).  (more...)

Michael Medeiros To Join 2019 Mercer Writer's Colony At Goodspeed Musicals Michael Medeiros To Join 2019 Mercer Writer's Colony At Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2019

Michael Medeiros will be one of the writers at the 2019 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals with his rock musical, WILD THING (book, lyrics and music by Michael Medeiros). (more...)

34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At Goodspeed 34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 34 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2019 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 21 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

TAZO' Announces Launch of Camp TAZO Under New 'Brew the Unexpected' Campaign TAZO' Announces Launch of Camp TAZO Under New 'Brew the Unexpected' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Today, TAZO unveils plans to launch its first overnight camp experience for grownups, helmed by guest Camp Director and beloved Drag Star Alyssa Edwards. Under the new "Brew the Unexpected" campaign, inspired by the brand's spirit of exploration and discovery, TAZO is encouraging people to get out of their comfort zones and seek out the unexpected in new ways. The impetus behind "Brew the Unexpected" comes from the brand's late founder, Steven Smith, who dedicated his life traveling the world to uncover and create unique blends of tea with surprise and delight in every cup. (more...)

Conn Hamlett Releases a New Western thriller following the adventures... Conn Hamlett Releases a New Western thriller following the adventures...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

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Chester Theatre Company Presents MARY'S WEDDING Chester Theatre Company Presents MARY'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) presents Stephen Massicotte's two-actor, three-character play, Mary's Wedding, in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from July 26 through August 5, 2018. (more...)

Writers Announced For 2018 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Writers Announced For 2018 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2018 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

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