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PBS Announces Airdates for Broadway's FALSETTOS, INDECENT,  HOLIDAY INN & More!PBS Announces Airdates for Broadway's FALSETTOS, INDECENT, HOLIDAY INN & More!
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

This fall, PBS brings viewers broadcast premieres of Broadway's best every Friday night, beginning October 20 with a GREAT PERFORMANCES special, SHE LOVES ME, starring Laura Benanti, Zachery Levi, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel. On October 27, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER's FALSETTOS, set amidst the emerging AIDS crisis, takes an alternately comic and poignant look at a modern family. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Odom Jr. & More in New MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS PosterPhoto Flash: Leslie Odom Jr. & More in New MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Poster
by Movies News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Kenneth Branagh stars and directs 20th Century Fox's reboot of the murder mystery classic MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. The film, featuring an all-star cast, hits theaters on November 10, 2017 (more...)

Works by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's City Center SeasonWorks by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 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. Artistic Director Robert Battle leads Ailey's 32 extraordinary dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Tony- and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter releases 'Carefully Taught The Remixes' (Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway) available now on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. Download/Stream 'Carefully Taught - The Remixes' HERE, or click below to listen! (more...)

Make Way, Make Way! MOANA Star Auli'i Cravalho Joins ELSIE FEST 2017 LineupMake Way, Make Way! MOANA Star Auli'i Cravalho Joins ELSIE FEST 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Auli'i Cravalho, the voice of Disney's Moana, is set to perform as a special guest at Elsie Fest on Sunday, October 8 at Central Park's SummerStage in New York City. (more...)

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...)

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