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Will Elvis Musical HEARTBREAK HOTEL Strum to Broadway?Will Elvis Musical HEARTBREAK HOTEL Strum to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the world premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, on stage August 30 to September 30. This brand new tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll is the prequel to Tony-winning, record-setting, smash hit Million Dollar Quartet that became the greatest selling show in Ogunquit Playhouse history. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 6/26 - 6/30 on ABCScoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 6/26 - 6/30 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 6/26 - 6/30, airing on ABC (more...)

Photo Flash: ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING Opens Next Month at ChanticleersPhoto Flash: ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING Opens Next Month at Chanticleers
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

It's December 20, 1970 in the office of Elvis Presley's personal manager, "The Colonel" Tom Parker.  A shrewd businessman and former carnival purveyor, the Colonel is usually well in charge of every situation involving Elvis - but not today.   (more...)

He's The One That You Want! Jimmy Osmond to Visit Birmingham Hippodrome in New UK Tour of GREASEHe's The One That You Want! Jimmy Osmond to Visit Birmingham Hippodrome in New UK Tour of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Birmingham Hippodrome is thrilled to announce that global star Jimmy Osmond* (The Osmonds, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here) will visit Birmingham Hippodrome in the UK Tour of Grease from 29 May - 3 June. (more...)

BWW Review: GREASE, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: GREASE, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - May 11, 2017

Dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time as Danny and Sandy fall in love all over again. It's the original high-school musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You're The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin' and many more. (more...)

Glasgow Drama Pupils Get a Taste for GREASEGlasgow Drama Pupils Get a Taste for GREASE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Two Glasgow drama pupils had a visit from the cast of Grease earlier today. (more...)

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces 18 Months of Award-Winning HitsBirmingham Hippodrome Announces 18 Months of Award-Winning Hits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Birmingham Hippodrome - the UK's most visited theatre - has today announced full details of its new season.  From the best of the West End to the biggest names in international ballet, opera and contemporary dance, 2017/18 will once again see a world-class programme of live entertainment on the Hippodrome's famous stage. (more...)

Elvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and RollElvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017. (more...)

THE BAND, BEAUTIFUL and SHREK to Hit The Marlowe Theatre in 2018THE BAND, BEAUTIFUL and SHREK to Hit The Marlowe Theatre in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A new season of shows has been unveiled by The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Highlights include The Band, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the return of Shrek The Musical.  (more...)

Marlowe Theatre's Latest Season to Feature THE BAND, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and MoreMarlowe Theatre's Latest Season to Feature THE BAND, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A NEW season of shows has been unveiled by The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Highlights include The Band, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the return of Shrek The Musical. (more...)

Tom Parker and Danielle Wilde to Star in UK National Tour of GREASETom Parker and Danielle Wilde to Star in UK National Tour of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Grease is the word! The hit 70s musical returns in 2017 for a UK tour, opening in Manchester on 10 March 2017. Casting for the tour includes Tom Parker (The Wanted) who makes his musical theatre debut playing Danny Zuko, Danielle Hope (Over the Rainbow winner) who plays Sandy, and Louisa Lytton (Strictly Come Dancing, EastEnders) who plays Rizzo. (more...)

Gary Lamont To Star In GREASE At King's Theatre GlasgowGary Lamont To Star In GREASE At King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

???????Grease is the word! Glaswegian star Gary Lamont (River City) joins the cast of Grease for two weeks only to play the role of Teen Angel. Gary will take on the role during the tour's dates at the King's Theatre, Glasgow, 9-20 May 2017. (more...)

Elvis Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and RollElvis Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017. Nashville Elvis Festival is a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of Elvis Presley. The historic Franklin Theatre will serve as the host venue, with additional events taking place at Paragon Studios and GRAYS on Main - all located just south of downtown Nashville in the charming suburb of Franklin. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New SeasonMAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Sheffield Theatres has announced an array of exciting smash-hit productions for the forthcoming season, including West End hit musical Beautiful The Carole King Musical, the reunion of Hollywood stars Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in acclaimed Broadway play Love Letters, EastEnders Rita Simon in Legally Blonde plus news that global phenomenon MAMMA MIA! is visiting the city on its first ever UK tour. (more...)

GREASE UK Tour Finds Its Pink Ladies and T-Birds; Full Cast Announced!GREASE UK Tour Finds Its Pink Ladies and T-Birds; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Grease is the word! Full casting is announced for the hit '70s musical, which returns this year for a UK tour. (more...)

CMT's Music Dramas NASHVILLE and SUN RECORDS Strike the Right Chords with ViewersCMT's Music Dramas NASHVILLE and SUN RECORDS Strike the Right Chords with Viewers
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

CMT's new Thursday night block of music dramas is off to a strong start, attracting more than six million viewers for a powerful episode of “Nashville” and the highly-anticipated premiere of “Sun Records,” to notch the most watched night of CMT originals in the channel's history. The successful premieres come on the heels of overall ratings growth. Original premieres on CMT are pacing up 46% among A 18-49 and 73% among W 18-49 versus year ago. Total day ratings are up 27% with A 18-49 and 31% with W 18-49. (more...)

CMT Premieres SUN RECORDS, Based on Tony Winning Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, TonightCMT Premieres SUN RECORDS, Based on Tony Winning Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

CMT's limited eight-part scripted series SUN RECORDS, formerly known as 'Million Dollar Quartet' and based on the Tony Award-winning musical, arrives tonight, February 23 at 10 PM ET/PT. (more...)

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and HEARTBREAK HOTEL to Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse This SeasonFROM HERE TO ETERNITY and HEARTBREAK HOTEL to Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse This Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse, one of the Northeast's cultural jewels and a cornerstone of America's theatrical heritage, is celebrating its 85th Anniversary Season, and, true to its legacy, the 2017 season will be filled with the newest and brightest musicals, world and national premieres and a timeless classic, all complete with top-notch professional casts and creative teams direct from Broadway, Los Angeles, and London. (more...)

GREASE UK Tour Finds Its Pink Ladies and T-Birds; Full Cast Announced!GREASE UK Tour Finds Its Pink Ladies and T-Birds; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Grease is the word! Full casting is announced for the hit '70s musical, which returns this year for a UK tour. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GREASE Starring Tom Parker and Danielle HopeFull Casting Announced for GREASE Starring Tom Parker and Danielle Hope
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Grease is the word! Full casting is announced for the hit 70s musical, which returns this year to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 27 November - Saturday 2 December. (more...)

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