How to Watch the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Your All-Inclusive Guide!
November 28, 2019
The big day is here! The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, one of the nation's most cherished holiday traditions, will hit the streets of New York City. Whether you plan to enjoy the festivities from the hustle and bustle of the sidewalks or the cozy comfort of your couch, we've got the full scoop on what to watch for, when to look for it, and how! (more...)
HADESTOWN, BEETLEJUICE, AIN'T TOO PROUD, and TINA to Perform on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 13, 2019
A spectacle like no other awaits millions as the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, the nation's most cherished holiday tradition, once again kicks off the holiday season. Millions of families will tune in to watch the excitement unfold on Thursday, Nov. 28 as Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker of NBC News' a?oeTODAYa?? host the broadcast from 9 a.m.-noon in all time zones that will also include a special debut performance from her new album Courage by the incomparable Celine Dion. (more...)
Billy Porter, Idina Menzel, and Lea Michele Set for the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 01, 2019
A spectacle like no other awaits millions, as the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, the nation's most cherished holiday tradition, kicks off the holiday season. On Thursday, November 28 at 9 a.m., the time honored phrase Let's Have a ParadeTM will ring from the starting line as the march of fantasy takes to the streets of New York City. With more than 8,000 volunteers dressed as clowns, guiding the flight of larger-than-life character balloons, transporting spectators to new worlds on signature floats, bringing the beat in the nation's best marching bands and entertaining the crowds as part of dazzling performance groups, the annual march is jam-packed with entertainment. With more than 3.5 million spectators in New York City and more than 50 million television viewers nationwide, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is America's premiere holiday celebration. (more...)
Aspen Film to Present Three Panel Discussions for 40th Anniversary Filmfest
September 13, 2019
As part of its 40th Anniversary Filmfest, Aspen Film is excited to host three panel discussions with local and film industry guests as part of the festival taking place September 23-29, 2019. (more...)
Aspen Film Announces Special Events and Guests as Part of 40th Anniversary Filmfest
September 04, 2019
As a follow-up to the announcement of the film program for its 40th Anniversary Filmfest, Aspen Film has released the line-up of special events and in-town guests as part of the festival taking place September 23-29, 2019. Advance film and event tickets will be available for purchase to Aspen Film members beginning today, Wednesday, September 4, and to the public on Monday, September 9. Individual tickets can be purchased at the Wheeler Opera House Box Office and at aspenshowtix.com. Festival passes and memberships can be purchased online at aspenfilm.org/aspen-film-membership/. (more...)
BWW Interview: J. Scott Lapp And Tayler Harris of GODSPELL at Prima Theatre
March 31, 2019
In 1970, John-Michael Tebelak's master's thesis, Godspell, was first performed at Carnegie Mellon. Then in 1971, after a run at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Stephen Schwartz was hired to re-score the show before being produced off-Broadway. Godspell, which is primarily based on parables from the Gospel of Matthew (with a few from the Gospel of Luke and one from John), has had several revivals and numerous tours. Audiences can enjoy a unique interpretation of Godspell at Prima opening April 5th. To find out more about this upcoming production, I spoke with director J. Scott Lapp and Tayler Harris, the actor portraying Jesus. (more...)
BWW Interview: Logan Marks of RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR at Fisher Theatre says You Can Always Use More Love In Your Life!
January 07, 2019
RENT is coming back to Detroit! The Detroit engagement is part of the 20th Anniversary Tour and will be here from January 8th -20th at the Fisher Theatre. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony-Award winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A reimagining of Puccini's La Boheme, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. BroadwayWorld Detroit had a chance to speak with Logan Marks, who plays the role of Mark in the 20thAnniversary Tour of RENT, about the show, his iconic role, and why RENT is still going strong 20 years later. Check out our conversation below! (more...)
BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL explodes on stage as one of the most remarkable scores in years unites breathtaking dance and the thrilling, cutthroat world of competitive cheerleading. Is the need to win worth the cost of your closest friends? AOL.com calls this original musical comedy “nothing like you expect and everything that you will love!”
The team behind BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL is an extraordinarily rare union of Broadway’s most acclaimed, award-winning young creators. With an original libretto by Tony Award®-winner Jeff Whitty (“Avenue Q”), music and lyrics by Tony Award®-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (“In the Heights”), music by Pulitzer and Tony Award®-winning composer Tom Kitt (“Next to Normal”), lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (“High Fidelity”) and music supervision by Tony Award®-winner Alex Lacamoire (“Wicked”), BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL is directed and choreographed by Tony Award®-winner Andy Blankenbuehler (“In the Heights”). Game on.