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Apollo Theater Announces Charles Phillips as New Chairman of the Board Photo Apollo Theater Announces Charles Phillips as New Chairman of the Board
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020

Phillips, who has served on the Apollo’s Board of Directors since 2015 and most recently as its Vice Chairman, marked his new role with a generous $1 million gift to the Apollo Theater’s Emergency Fund, which was created to ensure the iconic non-profit’s continued financial stability amid its closure due to COVID-19.

Barbara Morrison To Kick Off 2020-2021 THE SORTING ROOM SESSIONS at The Wallis Annenb Photo Barbara Morrison To Kick Off 2020-2021 THE SORTING ROOM SESSIONS at The Wallis Annenberg Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

The Sorting Room Sessions, the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts' popular nightclub series, goes virtual with six entertaining programs, including two holiday-themed shows, featuring an array of captivating magicians and stellar pop, jazz and classical music artists.

The Wallis Presents 6 Virtual Sorting Room Programs Photo The Wallis Presents 6 Virtual Sorting Room Programs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

The Sorting Room Sessions, the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts' popular nightclub series, goes virtual with six entertaining programs, including two holiday-themed shows, featuring an array of captivating magicians and stellar pop, jazz and classical music artists.

Lillias White Sings Sarah Vaughan in Virtual Performance Presented by NJPAC Photo Lillias White Sings Sarah Vaughan in Virtual Performance Presented by NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020

Join John Schreiber for a fresh look at the classic American Songbook in this free online series. Each month, a special guest is invited to our virtual theater to share the songs of a performer or composer they love. Afterward, John dives deep with a one-on-one chat about timeless music, legendary artists, and creative inspiration.

Kristen Schaeffer Releases Cover of 'Don't Dream It's Over' Photo Kristen Schaeffer Releases Cover of 'Don't Dream It's Over'
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

Today, Salinger Songs has added the second installment in The Salinger (*not our) Songs Cover Series.

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS: WHERE NOW IS Coming to AMERICAN MASTERS Photo MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS: WHERE NOW IS Coming to AMERICAN MASTERS
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Michael Tilson Thomas was considered the great young hope of American classical music, becoming a star overnight and gaining international recognition in 1969 when he stepped in mid-concert for ailing Boston Symphony conductor William Steinberg.

ATC Announces Virtual 28th Annual Competition Photo ATC Announces Virtual 28th Annual Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) has announced that its 28th annual competition will be held virtually from Feb. 9-19, 2021.

Dubai Opera Announces New Season Photo Dubai Opera Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Dubai Opera has announced the first shows of its new season, with an array of performances, from a highly anticipated comedy night with renowned Lebanese comedian Nemr, leading up to a December concert featuring acclaimed Palestinian artiste Omar Kamal.

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.

Harriet Harris, Leslie Kritzer, Debra Jo Rupp & More Join Barrington Stage Company's  Photo Harriet Harris, Leslie Kritzer, Debra Jo Rupp & More Join Barrington Stage Company's Streaming Season; THE HILLS ARE ALVIE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, continues its 2020 season with performances beginning tonight for the concert, The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein. Additional performances have been added to the 2020 season.

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist: The History Lesson Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist: The History Lesson
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 1, 2020

The Pandemic Playlist is back with a look at the people who made cabaret what it is today.

VIDEO: Ida Girls London Perform LES MISERABLES Medley Photo VIDEO: Ida Girls London Perform LES MISERABLES Medley
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2020

London's leading classical-crossover girl group, Ida Girls London, have released their new medley Stars, featuring songs from the long-running musical theatre show Les Misérables, in support of a cause close to their hearts. 

Ann Hampton Callaway Announces Live Stream Series THE CALLAWAY HIDEAWAY Photo Ann Hampton Callaway Announces Live Stream Series THE CALLAWAY HIDEAWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Ann Hampton Callaway has announced a live stream series 'The Callaway Hideaway'. 

Italian Vocalist Clivia Tanisi Makes her Debut With LOVE'S WAY BACK Photo Italian Vocalist Clivia Tanisi Makes her Debut With LOVE'S WAY BACK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

Although Love's Way Back marks the recording debut of Clivia Tanisi, the 5-song EP also represents a long-delayed return to a life in music for the Italian vocalist.

Montréal International Jazz Festival Announces Line-up For Special Digital Edition Photo Montréal International Jazz Festival Announces Line-up For Special Digital Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

The Festivala?? International de Jazz de Montréala?? presented bya?? TD Bank Group a??in collaboration witha?? Rio Tinto and with the support of our public partners is thrilled to announce an exciting and varied line up of artists who will perform unique sets that fans can watch from the comfort of their homes. From June 27th to 30th, 2020, a??thea?? Festival a??International de Jazz de Montréala?? presentsa?? a a??special edition of thea?? Festival on the Festival's Facebook Page.a??a??

NJPAC Announces Launch of 9th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competiti Photo NJPAC Announces Launch of 9th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020

For the ninth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (aka 'The Sassy Awards') - a 21st-century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 75 years ago.

Netflix Announces ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL Suspenseful Anthology Series Photo Netflix Announces ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL Suspenseful Anthology Series
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020

Netflix announces 'Anatomy of a Scandal' suspenseful anthology series based on international bestseller.

San Francisco Opera Announced Upcoming 'Opera Is ON' Streaming Performances Photo San Francisco Opera Announced Upcoming 'Opera Is ON' Streaming Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

San Francisco Opera's streamed performances continue through Opera is ON with Vincenzo Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues) on Saturday, May 16. Each streamed opera, captured live in high-definition at the War Memorial Opera House, will be viewable on demand at sfopera.com on the streaming date starting at 10 am and expiring at 11:59 pm the following day.

New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 13 - SOFT POWER, Drew  Photo New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 13 - SOFT POWER, Drew Gasparini, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2020

Need something new to read or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

92Y Announces REMEMBERING BUCKY PIZZARELLI Photo 92Y Announces REMEMBERING BUCKY PIZZARELLI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020

Celebrating jazz guitar master Bucky Pizzarelli's birthday was a sweet tradition at 92Y. In January 2011, they opened the season of Lyrics & Lyricists-their long-running American Songbook series-with a special 85th birthday celebration featuring Bucky,.

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