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BWW's On This Day - February 12, 2017BWW's On This Day - February 12, 2017
by - Feb 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/11/2017
by - Feb 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/11/2017. (more...)

The Fab Faux to Return to the State Theatre on Saturday 3/11The Fab Faux to Return to the State Theatre on Saturday 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The most musically satisfying Beatles tribute band and State Theatre audience favorite returns performing a hodgepodge of Beatles' hits! With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles' repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of the songs (with emphasis on the later works never performed live by the Beatles).  Far beyond a cover band, they play the music of The Beatles so impeccably that one must experience it to believe it. Imagine hearing complex material like 'Strawberry Fields Forever' or 'I Am the Walrus' performed in complete part-perfect renditions; or such harmony-driven songs as 'Because', 'Nowhere Man', and 'Paperback Writer', reproduced not only note- for-note, but with extra vocalists to achieve a double-tracked effect.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARDPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Walter McBride - Feb 10, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close stars in the Broadway return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Close made her West End debut in bravura sold-out limited engagement at the English National Opera (ENO) in April 2016, winning an Evening Standard Award for her iconic portrayal of Norma Desmond. (more...)

Tony Winner Jane Krakowski and LATE SHOW's Paul Shaffer Join 'NOTHING TO HIDE' at Feinstein's/54 BelowTony Winner Jane Krakowski and LATE SHOW's Paul Shaffer Join 'NOTHING TO HIDE' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski, Late Show with David Letterman's Paul Shaffer, and Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond have joined Don Scardino: Nothing To Hide with John Miller, which will have two concerts on Saturday, February 18th, 2017, at 7pm and 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

R&B Singer/Songwriter Beth Releases Her Debut Single 'Pillow Talk'R&B Singer/Songwriter Beth Releases Her Debut Single 'Pillow Talk'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Detroit's own R&B singer/songwriter, Beth, announces the release of her debut single, “Pillow Talk” on her Indie label, Anise Records. “Pillow Talk” is available now for download on all digital music platforms. (more...)

OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups; Show to Be Filmed for Future BroadcastOH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups; Show to Be Filmed for Future Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Producers today have announced that OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY has officially recouped its $2.9 million capitalization, just before closing its limited run on January 22.  (more...)

30 ROCK's Don Scardino Adds Second Performance of NOTHING TO HIDE at Feinstein's/54 Below30 ROCK's Don Scardino Adds Second Performance of NOTHING TO HIDE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Due to popular demand, two-time Emmy Award winner Don Scardino, best known for his long running stint as the director of NBC's hit comedy 30 Rock, has added a second performance of his hit autobiographical show, Don Scardino: Nothing To Hide with John Miller on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 7pm & 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Jim Caruso's 12 Days of Christmas... Cher Takes on a Classic on Day 1!Jim Caruso's 12 Days of Christmas... Cher Takes on a Classic on Day 1!
by Jim Caruso - Dec 13, 2016

I couldn't be more thrilled to share some of my all-time favorite holiday tunes with the BroadwayWorld readers! Rob Diamond, BroadwayWorld and I have had a long history together, with countless podcasts, interviews, and kajillions of photo flashes to our credit. The consistent support the site gives to the entire entertainment community is a thing to behold, and one that all of us consider a great present! (more...)

Boston Gay Men's Chorus to Present JINGLE ALL THE WAY Holiday Concert of Reimagined CarolsBoston Gay Men's Chorus to Present JINGLE ALL THE WAY Holiday Concert of Reimagined Carols
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Boston Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) will present Jingle All the Way, a holiday concert of traditional carols reimagined, beloved classic Christmas songs, and contemporary works from Grammy-winning composer Craig Hella Johnson and others -- all wrapped up in BGMC's signature blend of class and camp. (more...)

Gavin Creel, Matthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Join Seth Rudetsky's Fort Lauderdale Concert SeriesGavin Creel, Matthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Join Seth Rudetsky's Fort Lauderdale Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," this unique series returns this winter to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Parker Playhouse with three new concert dates for the 2016-17 season produced by Mark Cortale. Kicking off the season is Broadway's Gavin Creel, Olivier Award Winning star "The Book of Mormon and star of "She Loves Me" performing on December 30 at 8:00 PM, immediately prior to his return to Broadway where he will co-star with Bette Midler in "Hello Dolly!." He is followed by Matthew Morrison, who has been nominated for a Tony Award for "Light in the Piazza" and Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his starring role in the hit TV series "Glee" on February 17, 2017 at 8:00 PM, and comedy legend Andrea Martin, star of TV's SCTV and two-time Tony Award winner for the Broadway revival of "Pippin" and "My Favorite Year," on April 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM.  (more...)

Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This December, Welsh-born and Los Angeles-based pianist and singer-songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humorist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) will once again spread their special brand of yuletide cheer with their Christmas Without Tears 2016 Tour (more...)

Boston Gay Men's Chorus to Present JINGLE ALL THE WAY Holiday Concert of Reimagined CarolsBoston Gay Men's Chorus to Present JINGLE ALL THE WAY Holiday Concert of Reimagined Carols
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Boston Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) will present Jingle All the Way, a holiday concert of traditional carols reimagined, beloved classic Christmas songs, and contemporary works from Grammy-winning composer Craig Hella Johnson and others -- all wrapped up in BGMC's signature blend of class and camp. (more...)

The Fab Faux to Honor Sir George Martin at the Beacon This WeekendThe Fab Faux to Honor Sir George Martin at the Beacon This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

The Fab Faux will return to the Beacon in New York for a November 12th concert - 'THE ANGEL IN THE DETAILS - A Concert for Sir George Martin' - celebrating the arranger, producer and 'fifth Beatle' and featuring Abbey Road in its entirety.  (more...)

The Fab Faux to Honor Sir George Martin at the Beacon This WeekendThe Fab Faux to Honor Sir George Martin at the Beacon This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Fab Faux will return to the Beacon in New York for a November 12th concert - 'THE ANGEL IN THE DETAILS - A Concert for Sir George Martin' - celebrating the arranger, producer and 'fifth Beatle' and featuring Abbey Road in its entirety.  (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter Talk KINKY BOOTS on Next 'Speakeasy'VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter Talk KINKY BOOTS on Next 'Speakeasy'
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The next episode of SPEAKEASY will feature Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter discussing their work together on Broadway's KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - JERSEY BOYS Frankie Valli Featured on Next Episode of SPEAKEASYVIDEO: BWW Exclusive - JERSEY BOYS Frankie Valli Featured on Next Episode of SPEAKEASY
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Below, BWW exclusively premieres a clip for the next episode of SPEAKEASY featuring Frankie Valli and Paul Shaffer.  (more...)

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