Sherry Vine Brings Gay Cabaret To Helsinki Hudson Sherry Vine Brings Gay Cabaret To Helsinki Hudson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Drag queen Sherry Vine brings her new cabaret show, 'Hollywood & Vine,' to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, November 17, at 7pm. The show is a co-production with OutHudson. (more...)

BWW Review: KATHARINE MEHRLING revisits THE STREETS OF BERLIN at Joe's Pub BWW Review: KATHARINE MEHRLING revisits THE STREETS OF BERLIN at Joe's Pub
by Brady Schwind - Oct 8, 2019

Take a healthy dose of Edith Piaf's fervor, a pinch of Judy Garland's throbbing vulnerability, a dash of Marlene Dietrich's sleek streetwise sexiness, and top it off with a sprinkle of Bernadette Peters' raspy show-biz pluck, and you just might get Katharine Mehrling. (more...)

Mario Cantone Returns To Café Carlyle This October Mario Cantone Returns To Café Carlyle This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone returns to Café Carlyle, October 22 - 26. 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 'Buzz' in Terrence McNally's award-winning dramatic comedy, Love! Valor! Compassion! and 'Stephano' 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 'Anthony,' 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...)

JOHN BURNS IS A SEXY BEAST Returns To The Duplex JOHN BURNS IS A SEXY BEAST Returns To The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

NYC singer/comedian John Burns will return to historic Duplex Cabaret Theatre with an encore 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. Directed by 15-time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs) award-winner Lennie Watts, the special 'Tea Dance' performance will be held on Sunday, October 13, at 4pm. (more...)

JOHN BURNS IS A SEXY BEAST Returns To The Duplex JOHN BURNS IS A SEXY BEAST Returns To The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

NYC singer/comedian John Burns will return to historic Duplex Cabaret Theatre with an encore 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. Directed by 15-time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs) award-winner Lennie Watts, the special 'Tea Dance' performance will be held on Sunday, October 13, at 4pm. (more...)

Sasha Velour, Winner Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9, Brings Her SMOKE & MIRRORS To Boston In November Sasha Velour, Winner Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9, Brings Her SMOKE & MIRRORS To Boston In November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Sasha Velour's a?oeSmoke & Mirrors,a?? the critically-acclaimed one-queen show by global drag superstar and theatre producer, Sasha Velour, will come to Boston on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8pm at the Emerson Colonial Theatre as part of the show's 23-city North American tour. This is Velour's first solo tour, following her win of a?oeRuPaul's Drag Racea?? Season 9 and sold-out engagements of a?oeSmoke & Mirrorsa?? in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Australia and New Zealand this year.  (more...)

Sasha Velour's SMOKE & MIRRORS Comes to Asbury Park Sasha Velour's SMOKE & MIRRORS Comes to Asbury Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Sasha Velour's a?oeSmoke & Mirrors,a?? the critically-acclaimed one-queen show by global drag superstar and theatre producer, Sasha Velour, will come to Asbury Park on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Paramount Theatre, as part of the show's 23-city North American tour. This is Velour's first solo tour, following her win of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9, and sold-out engagements of a?oeSmoke & Mirrorsa?? in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Australia, and New Zealand this year. Tickets will be on sale to the public on SmokeandMirrorsLive.com this Thursday, September 5 at 10 am EST. (more...)

BWW Interview: Natalie Douglas of TRIBUTES at Birdland BWW Interview: Natalie Douglas of TRIBUTES at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 16, 2019

Venerated jazz singer Natalie Douglas spends her time paying tribute to the legendary singers who came before and, in the process, pays a well-deserved tribute to Natalie Douglas. (more...)

Gregory Harrell to Perform KICKIN' & SCREAMIN' At Don't Tell Mama Gregory Harrell to Perform KICKIN' & SCREAMIN' At Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Gregory Harrell is back at Don't Tell Mama on August 12, 2019 at 7pm with his new cabaret KICKIN' & SCREAMIN'! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Inaugural SYDNEY CABARET FESTIVAL Opens In Style With An ALL STAR GALA BWW REVIEW: The Inaugural SYDNEY CABARET FESTIVAL Opens In Style With An ALL STAR GALA
by Jade Kops - Jul 7, 2019

Sydney Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Trevor Ashley opened the inaugural SYDNEY CABARET FESTIVAL with a delightful amuse-bouche of performances at the ALL STAR GALA.  (more...)

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Celebrates 40 Years With New Choreography By Gary Lloyd JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Celebrates 40 Years With New Choreography By Gary Lloyd
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

40 years since Bill Kenwright's first production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic biblical story, the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is once again one of musical theatre's biggest hits, enjoying sell-out performances across the country. (more...)

Christina Bianco Brings Impressions Of Celine Dion, Cher, Adele, Shirley Bassey And Barbra Streisand To The Stage With Her New UK Tour 'First Impressions' Christina Bianco Brings Impressions Of Celine Dion, Cher, Adele, Shirley Bassey And Barbra Streisand To The Stage With Her New UK Tour 'First Impressions'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

She's only got one chance to make a thousand first impressions. 'The Girl of A Thousand Voices' follows her run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a magnificent UK tour that travels across the UK from 1st September to 26th October 2019. (more...)

Underbelly and Highwire Entertainment Present ROUGE At Underbelly Festival Southbank Underbelly and Highwire Entertainment Present ROUGE At Underbelly Festival Southbank
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Surprising, subversive and supremely sexy circus ROUGE makes its London debut at Underbelly Festival Southbank from Wednesday 28 August - Sunday 15 September 2019. Straight from its UK premiere in Edinburgh ROUGE will be the first exciting London transfer from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Press Night: Thursday 29 August at 7.15pm. (more...)

Alice Ripley and More Join Reading of THE ALCHEMIST Alice Ripley and More Join Reading of THE ALCHEMIST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced that Tom Riis Farrell, Glenn Fleshler, and Alice Ripley would join the next REVELATION READING, Ben Jonson's THE ALCHEMIST, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, along with the previously announced Duane Boutte, Christopher Fitzgerald, John Glover, Tracie Lane, Teresa Avia Lim, Euan Morton, Noah Robbins, Steve Rosen, and Spiff Weigand. (more...)

Worthing Theatres Announce Their Jazz Cafe Season 2019 Worthing Theatres Announce Their Jazz Cafe Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Worthing Theatres have announced their latest Jazz Cafe season at the Pavilion Cafe Bar, which runs from 24 July to 18 December. Where customers can enjoy a Wednesday evening in the company of highly acclaimed jazz artists, whilst enjoying a range of drinks, and a selection of food ready to order from the menu, all accompanied with exquisite views overlooking Worthing seafront. (more...)

Guest Blog: Scott Maidment On Lola's Underground Casino Guest Blog: Scott Maidment On Lola's Underground Casino
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Having performed Blanc de Blanc in the Hippodrome Casino for several months a few years ago, I jumped at the chance of creating a new work within this amazing space at Lola's Underground Casino. (more...)

John Burns Returns to the Duplex Cabaret Theatre John Burns Returns to the Duplex Cabaret Theatre
by Sarah Hookey - May 14, 2019

NYC actor/writer John Burns will premiere his new show John Burns is a Sexy Beast at historic Duplex Cabaret Theatre for three performances in June 2019 in honor of WorldPride & Stonewall 50. Directed by 15-time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs) award-winner Lennie Watts, performances will take place on Friday, June 7, Wednesday, June 26, and Saturday, June 29. All performances will begin promptly at 7pm. (more...)

Fun Facts About All 41 Broadway Theatres Fun Facts About All 41 Broadway Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2019

What makes a Broadway theatre? Technically any venue with 500 seats or more, located along Broadway in New York City's Theatre District is a Broadway theatre, and the art that is produced in these special places is widely considered the highest form of theatrical entertainment in the world. Today, forty-one theatres are technically Broadway houses, each with their own rich history. Below, we're giving you the scoop on the life of every one of them! (more...)

Marty Wilde Headlines THE SOLID GOLD ROCK N ROCK SHOW In Worthing This June Marty Wilde Headlines THE SOLID GOLD ROCK N ROCK SHOW In Worthing This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Celebrate Marty Wilde's 80th birthday, together with special guest from the USA Charlie Gracie, plus Mike Berry, and The Wildcats, as they join forces in The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show at the Worthing Assembly Hall on Thursday 6 June. (more...)

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY
by Ben Rimalower - Apr 12, 2019

Like the rest of you, I've spent this week obsessing over 'Fosse Verdon' on FX and especially Gwen Verdon, played brilliantly on the series by Michelle Williams, in a performance that makes you want to reinvestigate what made Gwen so great. Sweet Charity is the perfect place to start. Gwen became a star and won her first Tony in a featured role in Can Can and she gained worldwide acclaim (and number 2 in a total of four Tonys) as Lola in Damn Yankees on stage and screen and of course there were many other shows and movies and TV appearances, but Sweet Charity was the show Bob Fosse (and Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon) created just for her. She may have lost the Tony to Angela Lansbury in Mame, but Gwen got that iconic poster and all those songs. (more...)

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