BWW Exclusive: THE BEATLES 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - Ranking the Best of John, Paul, George & Ringo (Including Their Solo Hits) BWW Exclusive: THE BEATLES 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - Ranking the Best of John, Paul, George & Ringo (Including Their Solo Hits)
by Peter Nason - May 12, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Beatles songs, including some of the fab four's solo works. They're all here: 'Twist and Shout,' 'In My Life,' 'Helter Skelter,' 'Imagine,' 'Something,' 'Maybe I'm Amazed,' 'Let It Be.' See if your favorites made the grade! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Discuss Patti LuPone & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Discuss Patti LuPone & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020

Today, the duo discusses Patti LuPone's other 'Being Alive's after Carnegie Hall and Shirley Bassey's Starlight Express. Tune in today, May 7 at 10:30am to watch live! (more...)

BWW Interview: Debbie Wileman Emerges As Virtual Virtuosa And Internet Inspiration BWW Interview: Debbie Wileman Emerges As Virtual Virtuosa And Internet Inspiration
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 19, 2020

Being under quarantine has raised everyone's creativity to a new high and the United Kingdom's Debbie Wileman has raised the bar with her A SONG A DAY series and possibly the greatest Judy Garland impression of all time. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest SHOW TUNES from 1920-2020 BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest SHOW TUNES from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective. (more...)

Christina Bianco Embodies Liza Minnelli in New #DivaMadness Challenge Video Christina Bianco Embodies Liza Minnelli in New #DivaMadness Challenge Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020

Christina Bianco took to twitter today to post a new #DivaMadness challenge video! It's Liza Minelli against Patti LuPone in this latest video, with Bianco transforming into Liza, performing a pitch-perfect rendition of Killing Me Softly. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christina Bianco On Playing ME, MYSELF & EVERYONE ELSE BWW Interview: Christina Bianco On Playing ME, MYSELF & EVERYONE ELSE
by Lindsay Kruger - Mar 6, 2020

From The Ellen Degeneres Show to a starring role in Paris, Christina Bianco is as charming on stage and screen as she is talented. The New York native took time out in her final week as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL to chat to BroadwayWorld about her iconic impressions and upcoming one day only show, ME, MYSELF & EVERYONE ELSE. (more...)

The Epstein Theatre Has Released March Schedule The Epstein Theatre Has Released March Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre will welcome Spring with a glorious selection of stand-up comedy, theatre entertainment, drama, dance and live music throughout March. Highlights include an evening with comedy legends Cannon and Ball, the return of brilliant comedy stand-up from Alexei Sayle, the first ever tour by Blackpool's legendary Funny Girls and incredible recreations of classic comedies Dads Army and The Navy Lark. (more...)

La Voix 'The UK's Funniest Red Head' Comes to Liverpool La Voix 'The UK's Funniest Red Head' Comes to Liverpool
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Star of Ab Fab The Movie and Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist, La Voix comes to The Epstein Theatre Liverpool on Saturday 28 March with her amazing new show: 'The UK's Funniest Red Head'. (more...)

Showtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming' Showtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2020

Some of the most beloved songs of the musical theatre canon come from Bernstein's score, which includes 'Tonight,' 'America,' 'Maria,' and of course, Tony's big Act I moment, 'Something's Coming.' Today, we celebrate the show's return with that very tune, featuring original Tonys Larry Kert (original Broadway cast) and Richard Beymer (1961 film), Broadway leading men Matt Cavenaugh (2009 revival), Jeremy Jordan (2009 revival), Cheyenne Jackson, Gavin Creel, Colton Ryan, Santino Fontana, and Darren Criss, and even Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey and Judy Garland. (more...)

BWW Review: The New York Pops Gave Us Diva Realness With I'M EVERY WOMAN: DIVAS ON STAGE And Made Valentine's Day An All-inclusive Love Fest BWW Review: The New York Pops Gave Us Diva Realness With I'M EVERY WOMAN: DIVAS ON STAGE And Made Valentine's Day An All-inclusive Love Fest
by Bobby Patrick - Feb 17, 2020

The evening OF Divas FOR Divas which Reinecke then skillfully (as always) conducted arrangements (by himself and others) of tunes penned by the likes of Adele, the Gershwins, Gloria Estefan, and Krieger & Eyen. Sending his Valentines love out to Eric, who was in attendance, the whole evening wrapped the audience up in the warm, INCLUSIVE blanket of music by The Pops playing at the top of their form and making a celebration of LOVE for all Music Lovers (more...)

BBC Big Band Brings The Music Of James Bond To Storyhouse BBC Big Band Brings The Music Of James Bond To Storyhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Internationally acclaimed BBC Big Band will perform at Storyhouse this Spring to celebrate the music of the world's most iconic movie franchise, James Bond. (more...)

Mario Cantone Returns To Café Carlyle Mario Cantone Returns To Café Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

Celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone returns to Café Carlyle, April 7-11. He gained critical acclaim with his Tony-nominated one-man show Laugh Whore, from its appearance at the Cort Theatre on Broadway to the Showtime special. The previous theatre season saw Cantone starring in the Tony-winning Assassins by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Both hit shows were directed by four-time Tony-winner Joe Mantello. An accomplished stage actor, Cantone has appeared on Broadway in the role of a?oeBuzza?? in Terrence McNally's award-winning dramatic comedy, Love! Valor! Compassion! and a?oeStephanoa?? in Shakespeare's The Tempest at the Public Theater. Mario Cantone starred in the 2007 release of Sony's animated film, Surf's Up, and appeared in the hilarious film The Aristocrats. On television, Cantone can currently be seen as a?oeAnthony,a?? Charlotte's wedding-planner-with-attitude, now that HBO's Sex and the City is in syndication on TBS, E! and many other stations, as well as the Sex and the City movie franchise. (more...)

An Evening With... Frank Sinatra Comes To The Green Room 42 An Evening With... Frank Sinatra Comes To The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

The award-winning, runaway hit series a?oeAn Evening With...a?? (2019 BWW Cabaret Award, Best Series) to The Green Room 42 this Friday, January 24th, to celebrate the music and life of the iconic Frank Sinatra. (more...)

BWW Review: TUESDAYS AT 54  WITH ROBBIE ROZELLE Kicks Ass at 54 Below BWW Review: TUESDAYS AT 54 WITH ROBBIE ROZELLE Kicks Ass at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2020

The popular variety/game/talk show with Robbie Rozelle begins the end of its' run at 54 Below with the first of three final performances. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest Linda Eder! BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest Linda Eder!
by Ben Rimalower - Jan 13, 2020

ce. In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to singer and actress Linda Eder about Barbra Streisand's 1965 album 'My Name is Barbra.' They also discuss Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey, Whitney Houston, Glenn Close, Frank Wildhorn, 'The Scarlet Pimpernel,' Andrew Lloyd Webber, 'Sunset Boulevard,' Eydie Gormé, Michael Bublé, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, 'Annie Get Your Gun,' Vikki Carr, Eileen Farrell, Betty Buckley and 'Hello, Dolly!' Known for her powerhouse vocals that have drawn comparisons to Streisand, Linda has performed in concert halls around the world, including Carnegie Hall. She has also performed on Broadway, where she originated the role of Lucy in 'Jekyll & Hyde,' for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. (more...)

Dominic Ferris Returns to His Alma Mater Hurstpierpoint College With Dominic Ferris: LIVE AT HURST! Dominic Ferris Returns to His Alma Mater Hurstpierpoint College With Dominic Ferris: LIVE AT HURST!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

On Saturday 29 February 2020, Steinway pianist and singer Dominic Ferris will return to his alma mater, Hurstpierpoint College in Hassocks, to perform his show Dominic Ferris: Live at Hurst! in the school's newly refurbished theatre. Dominic will be joined by two special guest singers, Richard Hadfield and Martin Milnes, as well as some of the college's current talented music students. (more...)

BAGGAGE LIMIT Premieres At Adelaide Fringe Festival March 2020 BAGGAGE LIMIT Premieres At Adelaide Fringe Festival March 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

What do Aria awards, Les Girls, Sydney's Kings Cross, Shirley Bassey, Abe Saffron, Dusty Springfield, anxiety and depression have in common? (more...)

VIDEO: Shirley Bassey, Michael Ball, and Alfie Boe Perform A Christmas Classic VIDEO: Shirley Bassey, Michael Ball, and Alfie Boe Perform A Christmas Classic
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2019

Today, we're celebrating Christmas with Dame Shirley Bassey, who appeared on ITV this week to perform the Christmas show tune classic, 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.' (more...)

Photo Flash: John Burns Is A Sexy Beast Comes To Don't Tell Mama Photo Flash: John Burns Is A Sexy Beast Comes To Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

NYC singer/comedian John Burns will made his solo debut at celebrated Don't Tell Mama cabaret with a performance of his popular show John Burns is a Sexy Beast, first presented for three sold-out dates during WorldPride & Stonewall 50 this past June at The Duplex. Directed by 15-time MAC award-winner Lennie Watts. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Shirley Bassey on Broadway in 1979 Photo Flashback: Shirley Bassey on Broadway in 1979
by Walter McBride - Dec 9, 2019

Today, we're flashing back to opening night of Shirley Bassey on Broadway at the Minskoff Theatre on September 10, 1979. (more...)

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