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VIDEO: Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. Weighs In On Confederate Statue Removal ControversyVIDEO: Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. Weighs In On Confederate Statue Removal Controversy
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. spoke TMZ this week about the current controversy regarding the removal of Confederate statues and monuments which are still displayed throughout the country. The former HAMILTON star shared his belief that no statue should be 'off the table (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2017BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's  2017-18 Season!Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 11, 2017BWW's On This Day - August 11, 2017
by - Aug 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

'MY SHOT' Antique Portrait Exhibition to Open in L.A. Alongside HAMILTON'MY SHOT' Antique Portrait Exhibition to Open in L.A. Alongside HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

MY SHOT: Portraits from Hamilton, a collection of art photos of members of the original Broadway cast of Hamilton, including Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry and Daveed Diggs, will be on display at the Diane Rosenstein Gallery (831 N. Highland Ave.) in Los Angeles from August 15-19. (more...)

SLSO Single Tickets On-Sale Now for 2017-2018 SeasonSLSO Single Tickets On-Sale Now for 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced that single tickets for its 138th season are on-sale. Tickets for all Classical, Live at Powell Hall, Family, and Education concerts can be purchased online at www.slso.org, by calling 314-534-1700, or in person at the Powell Hall Box Office. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017
by - Aug 8, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017. (more...)

Leslie Odom, Jr. Headlines Blumenthal's 25th Anniversary Season KickoffLeslie Odom, Jr. Headlines Blumenthal's 25th Anniversary Season Kickoff
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Blumenthal Performing Arts will kick off its 25th Anniversary Season Nov. 14 at Belk Theater with "Celebrating Big Dreams" - an original show featuring Tony Award winner and Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Added to 3rd Annual ELSIEFEST LineupJeremy Jordan Added to 3rd Annual ELSIEFEST Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Tony and Grammy nominated actor and singer Jeremy Jordan (CW's Supergirl, Disney's Newsies, NBC's Smash) has been added to the 3rd annual Elsie Fest lineup. (more...)

Gustavo Ramirez World Premiere, New Works by Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's 2017 New York City Center SeasonGustavo Ramirez World Premiere, New Works by Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's 2017 New York City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from November 29th - December 31st, 2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: REALLY ROSIE begins at Encores! Off-Center and more! (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr, Sutton Foster & More Set for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER on PBSLeslie Odom Jr, Sutton Foster & More Set for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Jonathan Groff (HAMILTON, SPRING AWAKENING) will appear in an upcoming LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER special alongside two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster, as part of a group of four shows featuring some of Broadway's biggest stars. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Lea Michele, and Darren Criss to Headline 3rd Annual Elsie FestAlan Cumming, Lea Michele, and Darren Criss to Headline 3rd Annual Elsie Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Tony Award winning actor and singer Alan Cumming (Cabaret, CBS's The Good Wife), two-time Golden Globe nominated actress and singer Lea Michele (Scream Queens, Glee, Spring Awakening) and Emmy nominated songwriter, musician and actor Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) to headline the third annual Elsie Fest. (more...)

BWW Review: DR. JOHN IN SAN DIEGO at Embarcadero MarinaBWW Review: DR. JOHN IN SAN DIEGO at Embarcadero Marina
by Ron Bierman - Jul 31, 2017

A worse-for-wear Dr. John walked slowly to the piano with the help of two canes. He was no quicker while leaving the stage at the end of the set. But for over an hour in between, he and his sextet kept up an infectious funky beat, and his voice and piano playing erased half a century of his 76 years. Listeners felt an irresistible urge to tap feet, sway rhythmically, and sometimes laugh at the lyrics of songs such as 'How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come 'Round)?' sung in Dr. John's inimitable raspy growl. Contrary to the title of his biggest hit, it was 'Right Place Right Time.' (more...)

Shirley House Announces Latest Music Video Release 'Get Lit'Shirley House Announces Latest Music Video Release 'Get Lit'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Shirley House is excited to announce the release of a new music video— Get Lit —out today. Get Lit was filmed at the famed The McKittrick Hotel, where the band is currently performing a weekly, Friday night residency in the hotel's main concert venue, The Heath. (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss Unveils Stripped Down 'I Dreamed A Dream', Saves Date for 3rd Annual Elsie Fest!VIDEO: Darren Criss Unveils Stripped Down 'I Dreamed A Dream', Saves Date for 3rd Annual Elsie Fest!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

In honor of the return of Elsie Fest - NYC's first outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen - Emmy-nominated composer, musician and actor Darren Criss released his stripped-down rendition of 'I Dreamed a Dream' from the multi-award winning Broadway musical and film, Les Miserables. Check it out below! (more...)

HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. to Dazzle Alongside the St. Louis Symphony OrchestraHAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. to Dazzle Alongside the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Award-winning actor and vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will perform with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall Sunday, December 3 at 7pm. The dynamic performer and the orchestra will dazzle audience members with an extraordinary one-night-only performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: CEO of  the San Diego Symphony Martha Gilmer, Part 2BWW Interview: CEO of the San Diego Symphony Martha Gilmer, Part 2
by Ron Bierman - Jul 12, 2017

As described in part one of the interview, Martha Gilmer works hard to expand San Diego Symphony audiences. That makes the summer program another priority. 'It's more ambitious than ever. We've really invested in it this year. And the results are spectacular. We already have advanced sales greater than those of past seasons.' Visiting artists include Leslie Odom Junior, Tony Bennett and Herb Alpert. There will also be a special program devoted to Broadway. Gilmer said Rob Fisher, 'Has created a program for San Diego, dedicated to the work of Bock and Harnik. Rob and I share a passion for little known musicals, but, of course, the second half will be Fiddler on the Roof.' Music director, conductor, and arranger Fisher's credits include Chicago, the recent revival of An American in Paris and many other successful productions. (more...)

Sarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota OrchestraSarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra today announced that conductor Sarah Hicks will lead the Minnesota Orchestra's "Live at Orchestra Hall" concert series through the 2020-21 season, and that Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts will continue as director of the Orchestra's Composer Institute through the 2019-20 season. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/4/2017 - 7/11/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 7/4/2017 - 7/11/2017
by - Jul 11, 2017

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