'Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Hideaway' Debuts at the Mirage'Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Hideaway' Debuts at the Mirage
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

“Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Hideaway” debuted the interactive blast-from-the-past experience Thursday, April 18 at The Mirageinside 1 OAK Nightclub. Unlike any previous PMJ performance, this spectacle now features a rotating cast of All-Stars guaranteeing a new experience nightly. (more...)

NAACP Reveals Nominations For The 28th Annual Theatre AwardsNAACP Reveals Nominations For The 28th Annual Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Once again, the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch's Theatre Viewing Committee has spoken, and the nominations are in for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. This year's pedigreed list of nominees collectively represents a rich, extensive dossier of legacies and accolades for both stage and screen. These nominees include members of a legendary 'gospel royal family' as well as a Legend whose part of an elite group of artists in the EGOT winners circle. These, along with all their fellow nominees, will be honored for their excellence on the small and large stages during our annual awards dinner, slated to be held on Monday, June 17, 2019, 6:00 p.m.at the prestigious Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. (more...)

BIRDLAND BLUE To Have World Premiere On April 6BIRDLAND BLUE To Have World Premiere On April 6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

Birdland Blue, a new play with music, will have its world Premiere engagement. The show is written by Randy Ross Ph.D. Produced and directed by Ben Guillory. It is presented by The Robey Theatre Company at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, in the intimate Theatre 4, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Evan Rachel Wood, Reeve Carney, Ty Taylor, Carrie Manolakos And More In FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO At The Wallis AnnenbergPhoto Coverage: Evan Rachel Wood, Reeve Carney, Ty Taylor, Carrie Manolakos And More In FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO At The Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Jul 26, 2018

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, Pulp Fiction. To celebrate, Hollywood's raucous concert troupe, 'For The Record,' is taking their show on the road. Just in time for their eight-year anniversary, For The Record returned to The Sorting Room at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts to reinvent the hit that started it all. For The Record: Tarantino. (more...)

Evan Rachel Wood And Reeve Carney To Star In Live Music of Tarantino ConcertEvan Rachel Wood And Reeve Carney To Star In Live Music of Tarantino Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, Pulp Fiction. To celebrate, Hollywood's raucous concert troupe, 'For The Record,' is taking their show on the road. Just in time for their eight-year anniversary, For The Record returns to The Sorting Room at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts July 12 - 15 to reinvent the hit that started it all. For The Record: Tarantino. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
by Lily Lim - Mar 2, 2018

On Saturday, February 24, Shoshana Bean performed her album release show - Spectrum - at Ace Theater Downtown Los Angeles. Spectrum, Bean's fourth studio album which was released on February 9, is a fresh new take on the classic tradition of big band with arrangements by Grammy award-nominated arranger Alan Ferber. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The 28th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Monday, January 29, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown LA. (more...)

Davies, Smith, Simpson and Douglas Jr. Star In Michael Childers' ICONS AND IDOLS To Benefit Arts In The PSUSDDavies, Smith, Simpson and Douglas Jr. Star In Michael Childers' ICONS AND IDOLS To Benefit Arts In The PSUSD
by David Green - Oct 17, 2017

The Foundation for the Palm Springs Unified School District is proud to announce that Grab Your Seat: Icons & Idols, its annual benefit concert, will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7 PM at the Richards Center for the Arts (formerly Palm Springs High School Auditorium, located at 2360 Ramon Road in Palm Springs). The concert is a musical tribute to Janis Joplin, Freddie Mercury, George Michael, and Prince, and is presented by Michael Childers with Frank Goldstin. Tickets are $125 for front orchestra seating, $95 for middle orchestra and $75 for rear orchestra and may be purchased by calling 760-416-8455 or going to grabyourseat.net. (more...)

VIDEO: Tracie Thoms Leads Powerful Cover of P!nk's 'Dear Mr. President'VIDEO: Tracie Thoms Leads Powerful Cover of P!nk's 'Dear Mr. President'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The creator of #HAM4BEY, Michael Korte, has teamed up with Broadway legend Tracie Thoms and other Broadway voices to create a poignant and emotional cover of the P!nk song, 'Dear Mr. President.' Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Review: Ebony Rep's FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to Miss
by Ellen Dostal - May 24, 2017

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its successful Broadway run in an out-and-out stellar revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. It's the summer party you don't want to miss! (more...)

BWW Interview: Clarke Peters, Creator of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Talks About the Production at ERT, Louis Jordan and Whether LA Will Ever Become A "Theatre City"
by Ilana Lifshitz - May 22, 2017

Actor/singer/writer/director Clarke Peters first debuted FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE in the United Kingdom in 1990. Two years later it premiered on Broadway and ran for 445 performances. Over the last several years, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE has been produced across the United States and the United Kingdom. On May 19, a refreshed version of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE premiered at the Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. I caught up with Peters to talk about the production, Louis Jordan and whether LA will ever become a "theatre city." (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Producing Artistic Director, Wren T. Brown) presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE starring Emmy Award-winner Obba Babatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.' (more...)

Ebony Rep Finds Full Cast for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Starring Reginald VelJohnson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Ebony Repertory Theatre announced today the full casting and the creative team of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE. Acclaimed veteran actor Reginald VelJohnson (ABC/CBS's Family Matters, Die Hard, Die Hard 2) will co-star as 'Big Moe' with the previously announced Emmy Award-winner Obba Babbatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.' (more...)

Prospect Theater to Present TAKE ON ME Musical Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

On October 14 and 15, Prospect Theater will be filled with the joyous sounds of a live big band, and 80s songs that defined your life. Take On Me will send audiences back to the 1950's New Orleans in this musical revue featuring four couples struggling with the highs and lows of love! All told with 80's pop hit, the four couples promise a swinging good time "all night long." (more...)

Prospect Theater to Present TAKE ON ME Musical Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

On October 14 and 15, Prospect Theater will be filled with the joyous sounds of a live big band, and 80s songs that defined your life. Take On Me will send audiences back to the 1950's New Orleans in this musical revue featuring four couples struggling with the highs and lows of love! All told with 80's pop hit, the four couples promise a swinging good time "all night long." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Celebration Of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE AN AMERICAN CRIME REQUIEM At The Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Oct 2, 2016

This fall, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts transforms much of its campus into a lively Little Italy themed street party as it celebrates For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem. The Wallis and For The Record-the acclaimed company that began in a small bar in East Hollywood in 2010 and whose performances have quickly become must see shows-combine forces to pay homage to the visceral world of Martin Scorsese in a new co production that revolutionizes the musical theater experience and brings the legendary filmmaker's epic soundtracks to life in a new generation cabaret, from September 21 through October 16. From the moment audiences arrive at The Wallis, the immersive experience begins with special pre show festivities, continuing through an exhilarating performance, and finishing with post show gatherings that feature specially curated entertainment. (more...)

Rachel York and Betty Buckley Set for Stage Talks at Ahmanson's GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

A series of Stage Talks have been set for 'Grey Gardens' The Musical at CTG/Ahmanson, to take place following the performance todays, July 26, August 2 and 9. Cast members Rachel York and Betty Buckley will comment on the production and answer questions from audience members. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Video of GREY GARDENS, Starring Rachel York and Betty Buckley
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2016

GREY GARDENS The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Check out the new promo video below! (more...)

Rachel York and Betty Buckley Set for Stage Talks at Ahmanson's GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

A series of Stage Talks have been set for 'Grey Gardens' The Musical at CTG/Ahmanson, to take place following the performance on Tuesdays, July 26, August 2 and 9. Cast members Rachel York and Betty Buckley will comment on the production and answer questions from audience members. (more...)

Review Roundup: GREY GARDENS, Starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York, in L.A.
by Review Roundups - Jul 18, 2016

'Grey Gardens' The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

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