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David Bowie's Estate Sells Publishing Catalogue to Warner Chappell Music Photo David Bowie's Estate Sells Publishing Catalogue to Warner Chappell Music
by Michael Major - Jan 3, 2022

The $250 million deal includes the rights to songs like “Heroes,” “Changes,” “Space Oddity,” “Golden Years,” “Ziggy Stardust,” “All the Young Dudes,” “Fame,” “Let’s Dance,” “Rebel Rebel,” his 1981 “Under Pressure” Queen collaboration and many more. The deal also includes his tracks from soundtracks, such as Labyrinth, and his Tin Machine projects.

BWW Interview: Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd You Photo BWW Interview: Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd Young Is SOLID GOLD
by Gil Kaan - Oct 18, 2021

Tommy Faragher, a long-time denizen of the entertainment industry, will next be onstage playing live for JOHN LLOYD YOUNG: SOLID GOLD at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s October 22nd and 23rd. Had the chance to delve into Tommy’s storied resume as a producer, composer, songwriter, arranger, and musician.

Photos: First Look at DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA Reopening on Broadway This Sunday Photo Photos: First Look at DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA Reopening on Broadway This Sunday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

David Byrne’s American Utopia will reopen on Broadway this Sunday, October 17 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street).

Tickets for BEETLEJUICE's Broadway Return to Go On Sale Tomorrow Photo Tickets for BEETLEJUICE's Broadway Return to Go On Sale Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

Learn how to get tickets for BEETLEJUICE’s return to Broadway, what we know about casting and how the show will be haunting Broadway’s Marriott Marquis Theatre beginning in 2022.

David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Announces Digital Lottery Photo David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Announces Digital Lottery
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

A limited number of $44 seats for each performance of David Byrne's American Utopia will be sold via a digital lottery random drawing powered by Lucky Seat. Entries for one or two tickets per entrant open at 10:00am ET on the Monday of the week prior to performances. For weekday performances, entries close at 9:59am ET the day prior to the performance.

BEETLEJUICE Will Re-Open on Broadway in Spring 2022 Photo BEETLEJUICE Will Re-Open on Broadway in Spring 2022
by Alan Henry - Sep 13, 2021

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beetlejuice will haunt Broadway once more! On Friday, April 8, 2022, BEETLEJUICE will play its first performance since March 11, 2020, this time haunting Broadway’s Marriott Marquis Theatre (210 west 46th Street).

Photos: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA Photo Photos: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

The acclaimed show returns to the live stage this Friday, September 17 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street), and will receive a Special Tony Award at the upcoming Tony Awards ceremony on September 26.

Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for Sep Photo Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Madonna & Warner Music Group Announce Milestone, Career-Spanning Partnership Photo Madonna & Warner Music Group Announce Milestone, Career-Spanning Partnership
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 16, 2021

The deal encompasses her entire Sire/Maverick/Warner catalog, including global smash albums such as Madonna, Like a Virgin, True Blue, Like a Prayer, and Ray of Light. It also includes her three most recent studio albums, MDNA, Rebel Heart, and Madame X, which will join the Warner catalog beginning in 2025.

Adam Pascal, Amber Iman, Antonio Cipriano and More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Adam Pascal, Amber Iman, Antonio Cipriano and More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Gizel Jimenez, Andrew Kober, Sean Allan Krill, Heath Saunders, Jane Bruce and More Wi Photo Gizel Jimenez, Andrew Kober, Sean Allan Krill, Heath Saunders, Jane Bruce and More Will Join Writer Zack Zadek at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021

Zack will celebrate the return of live music with a set of never-before-heard songs from his musicals in development, intimately performed with a full band and special guests. Ellie Heyman directs. Valerie Novakoff produces.

Feinstein's/54 Below To Reopen June 17; Upcoming Concerts to Feature Andy Karl & Orfe Photo Feinstein's/54 Below To Reopen June 17; Upcoming Concerts to Feature Andy Karl & Orfeh, Andre De Shields, Alice Ripley & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

After a 15-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 epidemic, proprietors Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel have announced that “Broadway’s Supper Club” Feinstein’s/54 Below will reopen its iconic red door for live performances on June 17, 2021. 

Sean Patrick Flahaven Announced as Special Guest at BC's Annual Arts Festival Photo Sean Patrick Flahaven Announced as Special Guest at BC's Annual Arts Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2021

Grammy and Tony Award Winning Music and Theater Producer Sean Patrick Flahaven, a 1995 Boston College alumnus, will return to his alma mater this week as the special guest and alumni honoree at Boston College's 23rd annual Arts Festival.

The Weeknd Wins 2021 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Photo The Weeknd Wins 2021 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 13, 2021

After a record-setting year following the release of his double platinum album After Hours, pop superstar Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye is named ASCAP Songwriter of the Year for the first time in his career. 

The Mechanical Licensing Collective Announces Three New Leadership Hires Photo The Mechanical Licensing Collective Announces Three New Leadership Hires
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021

The Mechanical Licensing Collective has announced the addition of three new members to its leadership team, with Kristen Johns (Chief Legal Officer), Nathan Osher (Assistant General Counsel – Publisher Relations) and Andrew Mitchell (Head of Analytics and Automation) joining the organization earlier this month. All three will be based in Nashville.

Byron Wright Returns to BMI as Executive Director, Creative, Atlanta Photo Byron Wright Returns to BMI as Executive Director, Creative, Atlanta
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced today that Byron Wright will return to the company, joining the R&B/Hip-Hop department as Executive Director, Creative, Atlanta. Wright will be responsible for identifying, signing, and developing new talent while also maintaining relationships with existing affiliates, publishers, and administrators.

Byron Wright Returns to BMI as Executive Director, Creative, Atlanta Photo Byron Wright Returns to BMI as Executive Director, Creative, Atlanta
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 9, 2021

Wright previously spent ten years at BMI, joining in 2006 as an Associate Director before rising to a Senior Director, where he was instrumental in producing signature events including the popular ‘How I Wrote That Song’ panels.

Jenna Torres Reveals New Video for 'Where The Love Is' Photo Jenna Torres Reveals New Video for 'Where The Love Is'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 5, 2021

The stunning video for “Where The Love Is” was shot in Nashville. For Torres, a native New Yorker, Music City is her creative home away from home. 

Jenna Torres Bares Her Soul in New Country Single 'All Heart' Photo Jenna Torres Bares Her Soul in New Country Single 'All Heart'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 12, 2020

Singer-songwriter Jenna Torres is back with “All Heart,” the stirring new title track to her long-awaited upcoming album.

David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Will Return to Broadway in September 2021 Photo David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Will Return to Broadway in September 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020

David Byrne's American Utopia will return to the live stage on Broadway in the fall of 2021 at a theatre to be announced. Performances will begin on Friday, September 17, 2021.

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