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LADIES NIGHT OUT COMEDY Comes to Kings Theatre This SummerLADIES NIGHT OUT COMEDY Comes to Kings Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Calling all ladies!!!! Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour featuring ADELE GIVENS, SHERRI SHEPHERD, LONI LOVE, KIM WHITLEY, and hosted by Bravo's leading lady NENE LEAKES makes a stop at Kings Theatre on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 8PM.    (more...)

Tom Joyner To Receive Vanguard Award At 50th NAACP Image AwardsTom Joyner To Receive Vanguard Award At 50th NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

The NAACP today announced that mass media icon Tom Joyner will be honored with the Vanguard Award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards. The Vanguard Award is presented to a person whose groundbreaking work increases our understanding and awareness of racial and social issues. To date, the special award has been presented to Aretha Franklin, Clive Davis, surviving Memphis Sanitation Workers, Prince, Russell Simmons, Stanley Kramer, Steven Spielberg and Wyclef Jean. The 50th NAACP Image Awards will air during a LIVE TV special on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Anthony Anderson. (more...)

Drew Dollaz Joins Collaborators for Premiere of The Just and The Blind On March 5Drew Dollaz Joins Collaborators for Premiere of The Just and The Blind On March 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Carnegie Hall today announced that street dance pioneer Drew Dollaz will join longtime collaborators spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph and composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain as they reunite for the world premiere of The Just and the Blind, a pressing and poignant new work commissioned by Carnegie Hall that explores fatherhood, racial profiling, and the justice system, in Zankel Hall on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. The performance will be followed by a post-concert discussion with the artists, hosted by Justus Jones of the Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network (AIYN). (more...)

Asbury Park Hosts A Night of ComedyAsbury Park Hosts A Night of Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Asbury Park get ready for a night of comedy with Aries Spears (MADtv), Jay Lamont (I Want Your Money), Cocoa Brown (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse), Smokey Suarez (BET's Comic View) & stand -up favorite, Stiletto in a special night of comedy taking place at the Paramount Theater on Saturday, March 16th at 8pm. (more...)

Michael Cerveris and More Set for Reading of THE SHADOW OF A DOUBTMichael Cerveris and More Set for Reading of THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the next REVELATION READING, the New York Premiere of The Shadow of a Doubt by Edith Wharton, directed by Eleanor Holdridge: Emily Brown, Michael Cerveris, Kimberly Chatterjee, Samantha Blaire Cutler, Sanjit De Silva, Adam Harrington, Kathryn Meisle, Amanda Quaid and Brian Wile.  This will take place on Monday January 28th at 7:30 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

LADIES NIGHT OUT COMEDY TOUR Comes to NJPACLADIES NIGHT OUT COMEDY TOUR Comes to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Calling all ladies!!!! Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour featuring ADELE GIVENS, SHERRI SHEPHERD, LONI LOVE, JANELLE JAMES, and hosted by Bravo's leading lady NENE LEAKES makes a stop at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8PM.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Jessica "Jess Hilarious" Moore, who is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand acts in comedy, is joining the Aces of Comedy Series at The Mirage Hotel & Casino Saturday, March 23. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Dec. 18 at noon PST and start at $39.99, plus tax and service fees.  (more...)

Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Daniel Bernard Roumain Reunite for World PremiereMarc Bamuthi Joseph and Daniel Bernard Roumain Reunite for World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Carnegie Hall today announced that spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph will reunite with his longtime collaborator, composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain, for the world premiere performance of The Just and the Blind, a pressing and poignant new work exploring fatherhood, racial profiling, and the justice system, in Zankel Hall on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Beastie Boys Book Tops New York Times Bestseller ListBeastie Boys Book Tops New York Times Bestseller List
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Beastie Boys Adam "Adrock" Horovitz and Michael 'Mike D" Diamond can now add "bestselling authors" to their long list of bona fides. In the week following its October 30 release, Beastie Boys Book (Spiegel & Grau) has ascended to #1 on The New York Times Best Sellers List-topping both the Nonfiction Print Hardcover and Nonfiction Combined Print & E-Book Best Sellers charts.  (more...)

Sonos Announced an Exclusive Collaboration with the Beastie BoysSonos Announced an Exclusive Collaboration with the Beastie Boys
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Today, Sonos (Nasdaq: SONO) unveiled its exclusive collaboration with one of the most influential and iconoclastic artists in global music culture, Beastie Boys. Honoring the creative spirit of the inventive New York trio, in conjunction with the release of Beastie Boys Book, Sonos has collaborated with Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, Michael “Mike D” Diamond, and San Francisco-based artist, Barry McGee – on a strictly limited Sonos Play:5 Beastie Boys Edition speaker, with all proceeds going to charity. (more...)

The Town Hall Presents BEASTIE BOYS BOOK: LIVE AND DIRECT feat. Adam Horovitz & Michael DiamondThe Town Hall Presents BEASTIE BOYS BOOK: LIVE AND DIRECT feat. Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Town Hall Presents BEASTIE BOYS BOOK: LIVE AND DIRECT feat. Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond (more...)

Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond to Embark on Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct TourAdam Horovitz and Michael Diamond to Embark on Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct Tour
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

In celebration of the October 30 release of Beastie Boys Book (Spiegel & Grau), Adam “Adrock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond will embark on the six-night four-city Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct event tour. (more...)

Def Poetry Jam Reunion Coming To The Billie Holiday TheatreDef Poetry Jam Reunion Coming To The Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

RestorationART at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation launches its 2018 - 2019 season with Def Poetry Jam Reunion, curated by Danny Simmons on Saturday, September 15, 2018 for two shows only at 3PM and 7PM at The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216. (more...)

Chris Tucker Adds Extra London Eventim Apollo Date to UK TourChris Tucker Adds Extra London Eventim Apollo Date to UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

American superstar comic and award-winning actor Chris Tucker announces he is returning to the UK to perform a limited five shows later this year. In his first shows since his UK debut in 2012, this tour will see the stand up bring his brand new live comedy show to Birmingham (Arena Birmingham), Manchester (O2 Apollo), Glasgow (SEC Armadillo) and two London shows at the Eventim Apollo this autumn. (more...)

Award-winning Artists Lead Poetry Slam And Symposium Presented By The National Civil Rights MuseumAward-winning Artists Lead Poetry Slam And Symposium Presented By The National Civil Rights Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

The National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) will host an award-winning lineup of spoken word artists at its Drop the Mic Poetry Slam and Poetry Symposium on August 17 - 18. Both events are free and open to the public and are designed to stimulate youth participation in modern community dialogue and grassroots activism centered on the social justice legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (more...)

Chris Tucker Announces UK Tour Dates For Autumn 2018Chris Tucker Announces UK Tour Dates For Autumn 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

American superstar comic and award-winning actor Chris Tucker is delighted to announce he is returning to the UK to perform a limited four shows later this year. In his first shows since his UK debut in 2012, this tour will see the stand up bring his brand new live comedy show to Birmingham (Arena Birmingham), Manchester (O2 Apollo), Glasgow (SEC Armadillo) and London (Eventim Apollo) this autumn. (more...)

LIT AF TOUR Featuring Comedian Martin Lawrence Coming To Bojangles' Coliseum 10/27LIT AF TOUR Featuring Comedian Martin Lawrence Coming To Bojangles' Coliseum 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Bojangles' Coliseum will host the 'Lit AF Tour' starring host Martin Lawrence on Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 27 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets cost between $49.50 and $125 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. (more...)

ICAC and BRIC Announce WE ARE BROOKLYN: A Community Block PartyICAC and BRIC Announce WE ARE BROOKLYN: A Community Block Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Building on the long-standing legacy of summer block parties in Brooklyn, the Intergenerational Community Arts Council (ICAC), a program of BRIC and University Settlement led by Artist-in-Residence Najee Omar, presents WE ARE BROOKLYN: A Community Block Party (Saturday, August 4). This arts-filled event transforms an everyday street into a summery celebration where neighbors can dance to live music and DJ sets; create collaborative artworks; access Fort Greene neighborhood cultural and social resources; participate in games, sports, and creative workshops; connect with one another; and celebrate the ICAC's core values of passion, liberation, family, courage, vision and truthfulness. (more...)

Last Comic Standing Winner Felipe Esparza Releases Third Album 'Translate This'Last Comic Standing Winner Felipe Esparza Releases Third Album 'Translate This'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

800 Pound Gorilla Records announces the June 15 release of Translate This, the highly-anticipated third album from Last Comic Standing season seven winner Felipe Esparza. (more...)

HAMILTON Costume Designer Paul Tazewell To Be Keynote Speaker At UCLA TFT's Design Showcase WestHAMILTON Costume Designer Paul Tazewell To Be Keynote Speaker At UCLA TFT's Design Showcase West
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world's most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, announced today that distinguished costume designer Paul Tazewell will be the keynote speaker at the 16th annual Design Showcase West (DSW) on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

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