BWW Interview: Actress/singer Rebecca Spencer Talks CATCH ME IF YOU CANBWW Interview: Actress/singer Rebecca Spencer Talks CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by Don Grigware - Mar 19, 2019

Actress/singer par excellence Rebecca Spencer has delighted audiences on Broadway in Jekyll & Hyde and played Madame Giry in Phantom in Las Vegas. Since 2014 when she moved to Los Angeles, she has performed her exquisite cabaret and done at least 3 shows for Musical Theatre West (MTW) in Long Beach: The Music Man, S'Wonderful, and Mary Poppins. She will open March 30th in their new production of Catch Me If You Can. Spencer took time out of a busy rehearsal schedule to talk about her role in the show and about her illustrious theatrical career thus far. (more...)

Music Icon Johnny Mathis Returns to Playhouse SquareMusic Icon Johnny Mathis Returns to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The now-famous telegram read: Have found phenomenal 19-year-old singer who could go all the way! Send contract. That telegram was sent by a Columbia Records executive.The teenage singer was none other than Johnny Mathis, and the year was 1956 an Olympic year, one in which track and field star Mathis was supposed to compete in the Olympic trials. (more...)

Line-Up Complete for OVERTURE: THE MUSIC OF DANIEL AND LAURA CURTIS at Hippodrome Casino
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The final line-up is set for for 'Overture: The Music of Daniel and Laura Curtis' - Lucy O'Byrne, Ashleigh Gray, Trevor Dion Nicholas and more will join the composing pair in concert at London's Hippodrome Casino on Sunday 12th March at 2pm. (more...)

Garrick Theatre to Host LOVE4ORLANDO Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

On Sunday 17th July, the Garrick Theatre in London's West End will play host to the 'Love4Orlando' Benefit Concert in aid of 'Equality Florida'. It will be London's biggest West End fundraiser for the Orlando shootings. 'Equality Florida' are responsible for the distribution of funds to the Orlando Shooting's victims and their families. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Today for Tony Bennett at Minneapolis' State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents An Evening with Tony Bennett and his Quintet at 8 p.m. today, May 6, 2016 at the Trust's historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). Tickets for the multi-Grammy Award-winning crooner go on sale at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 22, 2016. (more...)

WESTENDFEST, Benefitting MAD Trust, Returns This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

?The evening of Sunday 15th May sees the 2016 return of WestEndFest to The Actors Church in Covent Garden, for the first time raising funds for The Make A Difference Trust (MAD Trust). (more...)

Performers Unite For Annual WESTENDFEST Charity Concert, May 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

WestEndFest is back for its first concert of 2016 on 15th May at The Actors Church in Covent Garden! This time around the comperes of the event Ian Stroughair and Kieran Brown will be hurdling their way through the theme 'Icons - your own spin'.   (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Tony Bennett at Minneapolis' State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents An Evening with Tony Bennett and his Quintet at 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Trust's historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). Tickets for the multi-Grammy Award-winning crooner go on sale at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 22, 2016. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for Tony Bennett at Minneapolis' State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents An Evening with Tony Bennett and his Quintet at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Trust's historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). Tickets for the multi-Grammy Award-winning crooner go on sale at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Welcome Ben Yagoda & Margot Harley This Week
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

On an all-new THEATER TALK, journalist Ben Yagoda discusses the history of the record industry in his new book, The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of Great American Song (Riverhead Books), and Margot Harley, Co-Founder and Producing Director of The Acting Company, shares rich stories of the company's history upon her retirement after 43 years of inspired artistic leadership. (more...)

Watford Colosseum to Present THE SHOW MUST GO ON
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Watford Colosseum has announced that Stage Acts Entertainment will present The Show Must Go On. This unique event will be performed in the intimate setting of the venue's art deco Forum Restaurant. (more...)

BWW Interviews: 'Girl Singer' Stephanie Blythe, the Met's Bearded Lady and the Songbird of the South
by Richard Sasanow - May 4, 2015

Stephanie Blythe--who's at the Met these days singing Baba the Turk in Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS--“abhors labels.” That's why, despite a cavernous voice that has become even deeper with age and could easily be termed mezzo or contralto, she tells me to call her “a girl singer.” (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Official Trailer Released for UK's GODSPELL IN CONCERT
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2015

By permission of Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked and Pippin, Russell Scott and Mark Pettitt for Godspell in Concert UK Ltd will produce the 12 week UK tour, which features the Broadway revival score. Kenneth Avery-Clark directs the production which was critically lauded at its London performance and Russell Scott, Musical Director is at the helm of the show's spectacular new orchestration. Check out the brand new trailer below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: GODSPELL IN CONCERT UK Tour - Opening Night
by Jamie Scott-Smith - Apr 6, 2015

After a sell-out success gala concert production last year at London's Lyric Theatre (currently home to Thriller! Live) GODSPELL IN CONCERT returns for a 28 venue UK Tour starring Andy Abraham, Tom Senior, Leanne Jarvis, Laura Mansell, Jennifer Potts, Jason Broderick, Robert Hannouch, Dominique Planter, Mitch Miller and Maeve Byrne. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Peek Preview of UK's GODSPELL IN CONCERT!
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2015

This spring Godspell In Concert, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®- winning composer of WICKED, returns to the UK's stages and opens at Hackney's Empire Theatre on Easter Saturday, April 4th, ahead of a 28 venue national tour. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at UK's GODSPELL IN CONCERT
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2015

This spring Godspell In Concert, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®- winning composer of WICKED, returns to the UK's stages and opens at Hackney's Empire Theatre on Easter Saturday, April 4th, ahead of a 28 venue national tour. Check out a preview below! (more...)

Andy Abraham, Jade Ewen and More Join UK's GODSPELL IN CONCERT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

This spring Godspell In Concert, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®- winning composer of WICKED, returns to the UK's stages and opens at Hackney's Empire Theatre on Easter Saturday, April 4thahead of a 28 venue national tour. Following its nationwide search for local choirs to take part in ensemble roles, the production's lead cast are today revealed. (more...)

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