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SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription.

FELA! Opens 4/26 in Los Angeles
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 16, 2013

"Fela!," the 2010 Tony Award nominee for Best Musical which celebrated a successful run at the Ahmanson in 2011, returns to the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, opening Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre.

BEYONCE, NINE INCH NAILS to Headline Budweiser 'Made in America' Music Festival
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 11, 2013

Today, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Live Nation announced the line-up of the 2013 “Budweiser Made In America” music festival.

Boston Theater Critics Association Announces 2013 Elliot Norton Awards Nominations
by Robert Diamond - Apr 10, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston. Tickets are $30 (including post-party) and available by phone at 617-824-8000 or online www.nortonawardsboston.com. (Use "NortonSave" code to receive $5 off for the month of April only.) Sponsors for the 2013 awards ceremony include, ArtsEmerson, Actors' Equity Association, ArtsBoston, EdgeBoston, Emerson College, TheaterMania, The Boston Globe, WBUR, WERS and WGBH.

Beyonce to Headline BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA Festival in Philadelphia, Labor Day Weekend
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 10, 2013

Today, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Live Nation announced the line-up of the 2013 “Budweiser Made In America” music festival.

STAGE TUBE: Watch the 2013 Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announcement!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston. Click below to watch the announcement, and scroll down for a full list of the nominees!

Universal Music Group Announces Partnership w/ Shawn 'JAY Z' Carter's Roc Nation
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 8, 2013

Universal Music Group (UMG),the world's leading music company, and Roc Nation, the renowned entertainment company founded by Shawn 'JAY Z' Carter, announced today that they have entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership under which the Roc Nation music label

Beyonce, Jay Z Among All-Star Line Up Featured on GREAT GATSBY Soundtrack
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 4, 2013

THE GREAT GATSBY writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann and collaborators Shawn 'JAY Z' Carter, an executive producer on the film, and Anton Monsted, its executive music supervisor, revealed the lineup for the movie's soundtrack today, which encompasses the broad spectrum of musical styles represented in this energetic re-telling of the classic text.

Michele Williams of 'Destiny's Child' to Lead FELA! Tour, Coming to Miami 3/19-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Producers Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith and Ruth & Stephen Hendel announced that Grammy Award-winning recording artist and former member of Destiny's Child Michelle Williams will star in the national tour of the award-winning Broadway musical Fela!, coming to Miami's Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.

Michele Williams of 'Destiny's Child' Leads FELA! Tour, Coming to Miami Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Producers Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith and Ruth & Stephen Hendel previously announced that Grammy Award-winning recording artist and former member of Destiny's Child Michelle Williams would star in the national tour of the award-winning Broadway musical Fela!, coming to Miami's Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts from tonight, March 19 - 24.

JAY Z Teams up with Baz Luhrmann on THE GREAT GATSBY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 14, 2013

Grammy Award-winning musical artist Shawn “JAY Z” Carter has collaborated with writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann on THE GREAT GATSBY—in the capacity of Executive Producer—to bring the modern “Jazz Age” energy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's original text to the big screen, procuring, performing, producing and arranging for a soundtrack featuring some of the world's top musical artists.

SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription.

FELA! Returns to Atlanta at the Fox Theatre, 2/28-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

FELA! has announced its return to Atlanta for six performances only on February 28, 2013 - March 3, 2013 at the Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street, NE in downtown Atlanta, Georgia

FELA! Returns to Atlanta at the Fox Theatre, Now thru 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

FELA! has announced its return to Atlanta for six performances only tonight, February 28, 2013 - March 3, 2013 at the Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street, NE in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Sony Sets Christmas Day 2014 Release Date for ANNIE Reboot
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 27, 2013

Sony Pictures announced today that it will be 'getting a new deal for Christmas' when it releases the highly-anticipated remake of ANNIE on December 25, 2014.

Breaking News: Oscar-Nominated Quvenzhane Wallis to Star in ANNIE Film Remake for 2014
by Robert Diamond - Feb 24, 2013

Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media, director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment have cast Academy Award nominee Quvenzhane Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio.

FELA! Comes to PlayhouseSquare, 4/2-4
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 19, 2013

Producers Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith and Ruth & Stephen Hendel have announced that Grammy Award-winning recording artist and former member of Destiny's Child Michelle Williams will play the role of Sandra Isadore, activist and love interest to Fela Kuti in the national tour of the hit Award-winning Broadway musical Fela!, coming to Cleveland for three performances ONLY at PlayhouseSquare's Palace Theatre, April 2-4, 2013. Tickets are on sale now!

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Nominations for Theatrical Achievement in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre in 2012. The 44th annual LADCC Awards ceremony will take place on Monday, March 18 at historic, heralded Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street in downtown L.A.

Michelle Williams and More to Star in FELA! at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre, 4/26-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

R&B superstar Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child fame has joined the cast of 'Fela!' The musical, produced by Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, and Stephen and Ruth Hendel, is filled with the exuberant music of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, and will be presented from April 26 through May 5, 2013.

SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription.

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