Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
 
Giant Step Arts Honors Legacy of John Lewis With Free Series In Central Park Photo Giant Step Arts Honors Legacy of John Lewis With Free Series In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Groundbreaking artist-focused non-profit Giant Step Arts creates Walk With The Wind a?" a free series of performances in Central Park honoring the legacy of U.S. Representative and civil rights leader John Lewis.

Cynthia Erivo, Josh Groban, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda and More Join Virtual 2020 CARO Photo Cynthia Erivo, Josh Groban, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda and More Join Virtual 2020 CAROUSEL OF HOPE BALL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

Event chair and host Barbara Davis and co-chair Dana Davis announced today that the 2020 Carousel of Hope Ball will go virtual on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

HBO to Premiere FANDANGO AT THE WALL Photo HBO to Premiere FANDANGO AT THE WALL
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

HBO will premiere the feature music documentary Fandango at the Wall. The film is a joint production between Tiger Turn Productions and Sony Music Latin.

63rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Lineup Plus Socially Distanced W Photo 63rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Lineup Plus Socially Distanced Watching Parties
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

To usher in their 63rd year, The Monterey Jazz Festival is going virtual, live on their YouTube channel. Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th from 5-7pm PST each day. Festival participants will be treated to never-before-seen archival footage plus exciting new performances and personal messages from the MJF family of artists, volunteers, patrons and board members.

The Philly POPS Announces 2021��"2022 Lights Up! Showtime! Season Photo The Philly POPS Announces 2021��"2022 Lights Up! Showtime! Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

The Philly POPS has announced a dynamic new lineup for the 2021a?"2022 season, featuring eight exciting shows, including all-new programs and returning fan-favorite guest artists.

BWW Interview: Joe Kinosian of LIVE AND LET SPY From TheatreWorks USA Photo BWW Interview: Joe Kinosian of LIVE AND LET SPY From TheatreWorks USA
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 1, 2020

Musical theater and cabaret maestro Joe Kinosian has been busily creating new musicals - this time for the under-18 set.

Johnny Schaefer Releases New Uplifting, Inspiring, Emotionally-Charged Pop Ballad Photo Johnny Schaefer Releases New Uplifting, Inspiring, Emotionally-Charged Pop Ballad
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

Johnny Schaefer is a Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter of eclectic music.

Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and More Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker Photo Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and More Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

On the eve of Charlie 'Bird' Parker's 100th birthday, it is impossible to overstate the impact and influence that the legendary jazz icon has had on music and culture. Born on August 29th, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas, Parker is simply one of the most important Black American figures in history.

BLACK IS KING Director Blitz Bazawule to Helm THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical Photo BLACK IS KING Director Blitz Bazawule to Helm THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Deadline is reporting that Blitz Bazawule, director of the Beyonce feature Black Is King on Disney+ has signed on to direct the movie musical of the The Color Purple.

Qwest TV Partners with Samsung to Enhance Music Offerings on Samsung TV Plus Photo Qwest TV Partners with Samsung to Enhance Music Offerings on Samsung TV Plus
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Qwest TV’s three new music-focused channels will be joining Samsung TV Plus which comes automatically installed on all 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs. Co-founded by music icon Quincy Jones, the premium music-related video service will appear as a featured channel on the Samsung Smart TV platform for several weeks to kick off the partnership. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 18- with Billy Porter,  Alice Ripley and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 18- with Billy Porter, Alice Ripley and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Today (August 18) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block sings with Seth Rudetsky, The Muny Variety Hour finale, and so much more!

Documentary 'Herb Alpert Is...' Set For World Premiere 10/1, Career-Spanning Audio Bo Photo Documentary 'Herb Alpert Is...' Set For World Premiere 10/1, Career-Spanning Audio Boxed Set Out 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

The global event will take place via Facebook LIVE and will feature a Q&A with Herb Alpert and director John Scheinfeld moderated by the Grammy Museum’s Artistic Director Scott Goldman immediately following.

Documentary HERB ALPERT IS… to Have World Premiere in October Photo Documentary HERB ALPERT IS… to Have World Premiere in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

On October 1st, preeminent global theatrical distributor Abramorama will host the world premiere of the documentary Herb Alpert Is…. The global event will take place via Facebook LIVE and will feature a Q&A with Herb Alpert and director John Scheinfeld moderated by the Grammy Museum’s Artistic Director Scott Goldman immediately following.

TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream Photo TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces FROM SKYLIGHT WITH LOVE: A CONCERT FOR UNITY Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces FROM SKYLIGHT WITH LOVE: A CONCERT FOR UNITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Unger announced today the upcoming concert From Skylight with Love: A Concert for Unity to open the first-annual Milwaukee Black Theatre Festival. The virtual production is free and available for streaming beginning Sunday, August 23 at 7 p.m. (CDT) through September 12, 2020.

THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR is Getting A Dramatic Twist in a New Series Photo THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR is Getting A Dramatic Twist in a New Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR is coming back to TV - laugh track not included. A somber re-imagining of the hit 90s sitcom is headed for the small screen, Variety reported.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Appoints Emmanuel Neal as Interim Managing Director Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project Appoints Emmanuel Neal as Interim Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Neal as the organization's new Interim Managing Director as a part of its 2019 strategic plan facilitated by the Arts and Business Council of Chicago's Business Volunteers for the Arts program.

Rooftop Films Announces August Programming For Queens Drive-In; Appoints Nadine Goell Photo Rooftop Films Announces August Programming For Queens Drive-In; Appoints Nadine Goellner As New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Rooftop Films, in partnership with Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), today announced upcoming programming for August as part of their summer drive-in festival at the Queens Drive-In location in New York City.

Virtual China Fashion Gala Honoring  Estée Lauder, Wendy Yu, Phillip Lim, and Lucy L Photo Virtual China Fashion Gala Honoring Estée Lauder, Wendy Yu, Phillip Lim, and Lucy Liu Raises $600,000
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

China Institute and Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund(CBCF) co-presented the China Fashion Gala 2020 virtually on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Jazz Artist Deborah Silver Recovers From Covid And Releases GLITTER & GRITS Photo Jazz Artist Deborah Silver Recovers From Covid And Releases GLITTER & GRITS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Billboard chart-topping Jazz artist Deborah Silver will be releasing “Ballin' the Jack,” a duet with the legendary Asleep at the Wheel founder Ray Benson, who also produced her upcoming full-length release Glitter & Grits (NTL Records).

 1       …