Rhode Island Newsroom


VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE Winners Announced TONIGHT at 8pm ET Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE Winners Announced TONIGHT at 8pm ET
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2020 in Rhode Island

We're announcing the winners of our first-ever Next on Stage singing competition! Who will win? Tune in to find out!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins t Photo Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins to Talk Bernadette Peters Live!
by Ben Rimalower on July 06, 2020 in Rhode Island

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and comedian Cole Escola about 'Bernadette Peters Live from Royal Festival Hall' in London. In this concert, Bernadette performs favorite songs from her career as well as many from the Sondheim catalogue, including numbers from 'Gypsy,' 'Follies,' 'Into the Woods,' 'Passion,' and more. She also sings songs from her album 'I'll Be Your Baby Tonight.' Cole Escola is known worldwide for his legendary Bernadette impression, and can currently be seen starring alongside Amy Sedaris in 'At Home with Amy Sedaris' on TruTV.
QUIZ: Can You Guess the Hamilton Character from These Blurry Images? Photo QUIZ: Can You Guess the Hamilton Character from These Blurry Images?
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2020 in Rhode Island

These Hamilton pictures are a bit blurry... can you figure out which characters they are?
Win A Ticket To The Seth Concert Series Starring Melissa Errico! Photo Win A Ticket To The Seth Concert Series Starring Melissa Errico!
by BWW Contests on July 01, 2020 in Rhode Island

We're giving two readers a chance to win a ticket to The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series starring Melissa Errico! The winners will receive a ticket to the virtual concert. Enter now!
Providence Art Club to Host Theatre Scenic Art Lecture With Richard Ventre Photo Providence Art Club to Host Theatre Scenic Art Lecture With Richard Ventre
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Rhode Island

The Scenic Artist, whether in the theatre, motion pictures, television, or any visual media, is the one who materializes the set designer's ideas into the reality the viewer sees on stage or the screens of any size.
QUIZ: Match the Lyric to the Hamilton Character! Photo QUIZ: Match the Lyric to the Hamilton Character!
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Rhode Island

Think you know your @HamiltonMusical lyrics? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to see how well you do!
Wilbury Group Announces Digital Fringe Festival   Photo Wilbury Group Announces Digital Fringe Festival  
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Rhode Island

Presented by The Wilbury Theatre Group in collaboration with WaterFire Providence, FRINGEPVD The Providence Fringe Festival® has traditionally brought hundreds of theatre, music, dance, and multimedia performing artists to the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence.
Washington Trust Sponsors Trinity Rep Web Series Photo Washington Trust Sponsors Trinity Rep Web Series
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Rhode Island

The Washington Trust Company, a longtime supporter of Trinity Rep recently committed to sponsoring the theater's Facebook Live show, a?oeYour Half Hour Call with Curt Columbus.a?? 
How Are Summer Theatre Camps Around the Country Making the Move to Online? Photo How Are Summer Theatre Camps Around the Country Making the Move to Online?
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Rhode Island

With social distancing still in place and the safety of campers as their main concerns, what are the country's summer theatre camps doing this summer?
QUIZ: Which Obscure Hamilton Character Are You? Photo QUIZ: Which Obscure Hamilton Character Are You?
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2020 in Rhode Island

Are you more of a Samuel Seabury or James Reynolds? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to find out!
Voting Now Open For Final Week Of Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE Photo Voting Now Open For Final Week Of Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2020 in Rhode Island

Voting for the final week is now open! The nominees have submitted all new songs for you to listen to before casting your vote!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Celebrates HAMILTON Photo Exclusive: Broken Records QuaranStreams Celebrates HAMILTON on Disney+ with Andrea Burns!
by Ben Rimalower on June 29, 2020 in Rhode Island

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway star Andréa Burns about the Tony-winning musical 'In the Heights,' in which she originated the iconic role of Daniela. And in celebration fo the release of Hamilton on Disney+ (July 3), they also discuss the mega-hit musical and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda! Andréa has appeared in beloved shows such as 'Songs for a New World,' 'The Nance,' 'The Ritz,' and 'On Your Feet.' She is also currently the Monday guest host on Seth Rudetsky's acclaimed YouTube series 'Stars in the House.'
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3!
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2020 in Rhode Island

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 3 in the college category.
VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge Derek Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge Derek Klena!
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2020 in Rhode Island

This week the judges will review the top 3 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.
QUIZ: Only People Who Had a Hamilton Phase Can Get an A+ on This Trivia Quiz Photo QUIZ: Only People Who Had a Hamilton Phase Can Get an A+ on This Trivia Quiz
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2020 in Rhode Island

All of this hype for #Hamilfilm is making us feel like it's 2015 again! So many #Ham4Ham episodes and memorizing the entire show... take our ultimate Hamilton Phase quiz and see how well you do!
VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge De Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge Derek Klena!
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2020 in Rhode Island

This week the judges will review the top 3 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3!
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2020 in Rhode Island

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 3 in the high school category.
QUIZ: Everyone is a Combination of Act 1 and Act 2 Hamilton Characters. Which On Photo QUIZ: Everyone is a Combination of Act 1 and Act 2 Hamilton Characters. Which One Are You?
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2020 in Rhode Island

We're getting excited for #Hamilfilm! Are you more of an Alexander/Philip or Laurens/Jefferson? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to find out!
Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend Photo Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2020 in Rhode Island

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Lea Salonga will headline a live concert this weekend, June 28th at 9 AM ET with a replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 8 PM ET!
Voting Now Open For Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE Top 3 Photo Voting Now Open For Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE Top 3
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2020 in Rhode Island

Voting for the top 3 is now open! The nominees have submitted all new songs for you to listen to before casting your vote!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Talks Diana Ross! Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Talks Diana Ross!
by Ben Rimalower on June 22, 2020 in Rhode Island

In this very special QuaranStreams, Ben and Daniel talk to Grammy-winning composer, musical director, and performer Billy Stritch about Liza Minnelli's 1992 concert at Radio City Music Hall, for which he arranged the music. Billy tells stories from his years of working with Liza, from their first meeting in 1991 to their decades of collaboration on projects such as 'Minnelli on Minnelli: Live at the Palace,' and 'Liza's at the Palace.' Billy has worked with many other showbiz legends such as Christine Ebersole, Marilyn Maye, and Linda Lavin. Tune in to 'Billy's Place' every Thursday at 8 PM on Facebook Live to hear Billy sing songs and tell stories from his apartment in New York City.
Theaters, Museums, and More Will Reopen in Rhode Island in July
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2020 in Rhode Island

Movie theaters, museums, and more entertainment venues are opening in Rhode Island in July.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 5! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 5!
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2020 in Rhode Island

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 5 in the college category.
VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 5 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judges Orfeh Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 5 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judges Orfeh and Andy Karl!
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2020 in Rhode Island

This week the judges will review the top 5 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.
Trinity Rep Elects New Board Chair and Trustees Photo Trinity Rep Elects New Board Chair and Trustees
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2020 in Rhode Island

At its Annual Meeting on June 15, 2020, Trinity Repertory Company's Board of Trustees elected new officers and three new trustees for terms beginning July 1. Succeeding Suzanne Magaziner, who served as Chair of the Board since 2014, Louis Giancola, the retired President and CEO of South County Health, was elected to a three-year term as Chair.