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DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE BAND'S VISIT, And More Announced For Dallas Summer Musicals 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) are pleased to announce the full lineup of Broadway shows coming to Dallas in the 2019-2020 season. Pop-culture phenomenon DEAR EVAN HANSEN and Disney's FROZEN anchor the nine-show season made up of Tony Award winners, acclaimed revivals, North Texas premieres and beloved family favorites. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY To Hold Charity Fundraising Night For Guide Dogs Victoria
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY will hold a very special one night only performance dedicated to Guide Dogs Victoria on Wednesday 17 July. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Rachel Bay Jones in NEXT TO NORMAL, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2019–2020 theater season, with more than 15 productions from New York, London, and across the globe, plus original Kennedy Center productions. (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Blew Us Away at Orpheum Theatre
by Christine Swerczek - Mar 28, 2019

On opening night at the Orpheum COME FROM AWAY received the loudest, most exuberant cheers I have ever heard. (more...)

by TV Scoop - Mar 26, 2019

Get all the scoop on NBC SATAMTIME SCHEDULE, 3/25-4/14, airing on NBC on Tuesday, March 26, 2019! (more...)

Classic Rock Band America Heads to Ovens Auditorium
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Ovens Auditorium will host the classic rock band America during their 50th anniversary tour on Thursday, Aug, 15, 2019, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $54.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.  (more...)

THE AMPARO EXPERIENCE Makes Official Premiere in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

'AMPARO,' an immersive theatrical experience, makes its official South Florida premiere in the Spring of 2019 after two highly well-received theatrical pilots in New York and Miami (more...)

BWW Interview: Julie Johnson of COME FROM AWAY at Orpheum Theatre
by Christine Swerczek - Mar 25, 2019

'I don't know when I've ever laughed and cried at the same time for an hour and forty minutes.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Vanessa Garcia And Victoria Collado of AMPARO
by Cristina Pla-Guzman - Mar 25, 2019

Approximately 330 miles…That's how far Havana, Cuba is from Miami, Florida. Within that space lies a distance of less than an hour. However, to some people it might as well be a lifetime away. I remember all my childhood being told about what Cuba used to be by my grandparents. As a third generation Cuban American living in Miami, Florida, as soon as we start to crawl, you are hearing about the good ole days before Fidel Castro stole Cuba from the people - people who still long for home. So I was thrilled to research into AMPARO. This one of a kind immersive theater experience is based on the compelling, true story of an immigrant family's triumph through exile. From present-day Miami to 1957-Cuba, where you will follow cast members through the Cuban Revolution, bearing witness to the story of the Arechabala family--founders of THE REAL HAVANA CLUB rum. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For SunTrust Broadway's 2019-2020 Season At DPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2019

Direct from New York, Nederlander presents SunTrust Broadway's, 2019 / 2020 Season at DPAC. It's our "Magic of Broadway" Season featuring Disney's ALADDIN, plus seven more incredible productions direct from their hit engagements in New York and London, including the Tony-Winning Best Musical - THE BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

Interactive Concert MOZART FOR MUNCHKINS Comes To Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

This Mother's Day, May 12, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Lincoln Center families will be introduced to Mozart for Munchkins, an interactive concert series for children and their families. By moms and for the whole family, Mozart for Munchkins creates an interactive, relaxed, fun atmosphere to experience and enjoy the wonders of classical music! The series will present Our Musical Wilderness, a concert inspired by animals and nature, performed by two moms and the co-founders of the series. (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Feels Like Coming Home in Calgary
by Vicki Trask - Mar 21, 2019

In 2013, Calgary's own Stage West Theatre presented the Pechet Family Musical Award to a brand new show called Come From Away. Six years, two dozen awards, and over 675 Broadway performances later, this Canadian musical has made a pitstop in Calgary on its way around the world. Broadway Across Canada, hosting The First National Tour, is instilling a sense of Canadian pride at the Southern Jubilee Auditorium. (more...)

Outstanding Teen Musicians Selected For NYO2 In Summer 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 80 young musicians selected from across the country for NYO2, a three-week, intensive summer orchestral training program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17. The members of NYO2 2019-coming from 30 US states plus Puerto Rico-have been recognized by Carnegie Hall as exceptionally talented musicians who not only embody a very high level of artistry, but who also come from a wide range of backgrounds, representing a future for American orchestral music that includes communities which have often been underserved by and underrepresented in the field. 20 musicians are returning to NYO2 from previous seasons. In addition, 22 musicians who previously took part in NYO2 have been accepted to the 2019 edition of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA; ages 16-19) this summer. (more...)

Ovens Auditorium Announces ANASTASIA, WICKED, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Ovens Auditorium, located in the East Charlotte neighborhood just outside of Uptown Charlotte, will continue its over 60 year old tradition of hosting top Broadway musicals with seven upcoming shows presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts. (more...)

Academy Award Winner Ruth E. Carter and Writer/Producer Tracy Oliver Confirmed as Panelists for 'About Women' Panel at ABFF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The 23rd annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF), taking place in Miami June 12-16, launches ABOUT WOMEN, a global initiative dedicated to inspiring and uniting women of color in the film and television industry. The mission is to ensure that the voices of multicultural women in Hollywood are heard and their perspectives considered. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Consequences Of A War Fought From Half A World Away Becomes Clear As The Blue Makes Way For The Grey In GROUNDED
by Jade Kops - Mar 19, 2019

George Brant's award winning one woman play GROUNDED is given a new treatment by Dom Mercer (Director) for National Theatre of Parramatta. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets for 12 More Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Canadian production of COME FROM AWAY, a "Best Musical" Award winner across North America, and now on stage at its new home, the Elgin Theatre, continues to play to sold out houses and thrill Toronto audiences, demanding yet another extension. Twelve more weeks of performances - 99,000 tickets, will be added from July 2 through September 29, 2019 at the Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, And More Announced For 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia Season At Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization announced today the 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a brilliant lineup of Tony Award -winning productions and the latest Broadway blockbusters. (more...)

Scoop: NBC SATAMTIME Schedule, 3/18-4/7
by TV Scoop - Mar 18, 2019

Get all the scoop on NBC SATAMTIME Schedule, 3/18-4/7! (more...)

33 EL MUSICAL celebra su éxito repartiendo panes
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 15, 2019

Hoy es Pan Comido ha sido el lema elegido por 33 EL MUSICAL para el evento que llevado a cabo la mañana del 14 de marzo en que ha repartido cinco mil panes entre los madrileños.  (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Captivates Edmonton
by Sarah Dussome - Mar 14, 2019

On September 11, 2001, approximately 7,000 airline passengers were stranded in the sleepy Maritime town of Gander, Newfoundland. In a tremendous display of warmth and compassion, the townspeople opened their homes to the frightened newcomers, welcoming them like cherished friends. Their story is beautifully told in Come From Away, a beloved Broadway musical. (more...)

Original NYC Cast Of Golden Girls LIVE To Headline Two Sailings Of Golden Girls Cruise In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Sixteen years ago (2003) Golden Girls LIVE: On Stage! was created by real-life couple Peter Mac and John Mac as a loving tribute in the style of Brady Bunch LIVE. The Macs created a loving drag parody of everyone's favorite sitcom, which played to sold out audiences at the now-shuttered Rose's Turn in the West Village. The show uses on-target impersonations of the original actresses as source material (they play Estelle Getty and Beatrice Arthur, respectively) and creates original improv-parody situations to bring the girls back for the reunion fans never got. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS And More, Part Of Broadway In Cincinnati's 19/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth announces a highly-anticipated season lineup of shows including new musicals ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS, and COME FROM AWAY and reimagined classic musicals HELLO, DOLLY!, LES MISERABLES, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. These will be joined by JERSEY BOYS, and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, with special engagements of DISNEY'S THE LION KING and THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Melbourne Announces Final Casting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The critically acclaimed musical COME FROM AWAY today announced its final three cast members ahead of the Australian premiere at the newly refurbished Comedy Theatre, Melbourne in July. (more...)

PPAC Announces 2019-2020 Broadway Season - SPONGEBOB, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

J.L. Lynn Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce PPAC's 2019/2020 Broadway Season, featuring the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series and the Encore Series. WPRI 12 is the proud media sponsor of PPAC's Broadway Season. Cox Media is the proud media sponsor of the Encore Series. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY And More Announced For ASU Gammage 2019-2020 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

ASU Gammage has announced its 2019-2020 Desert Financial Broadway Across America -Arizona season. Tempe audiences will come together for a monumental season complete with an electric mix of the hottest shows on Broadway, Valley premieres, Tony Award®-winning shows and the return of a few audience favorites. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Head to Broadway In Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Broadway In Boston, Boston's mainstage for Broadway, has unveiled the upcoming 2019-2020 Lexus Broadway Season during its annual announcement event at the Citizens Bank Opera House. (more...)

Alex Lacamoire to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Berklee College of Music Commencement
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present three-time Tony and Grammy-Award winning Alex Lacamoire (B.M. '95,), award-winning actor and 10-time Grammy-Award winning musician Justin Timberlake, and five-time Grammy-Award winning Missy Elliott with honorary Doctor of Music degrees at Berklee College of Music's commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 11, at the 7,000-seat Agganis Arena at Boston University. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT Announced For Shea's 2019 – 20 Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Shea's Performing Arts Center today announced the M&T Bank 2019 - 20 Broadway Series and Special Engagements before an audience of past season subscribers and theatre enthusiasts. Shea's Performing Arts Center President Michael G. Murphy and Broadway Partner-Producer Albert Nocciolino revealed an upcoming season that will feature Tony Award-winning Broadway classics and new sensations alike. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is the #1 most-watched evening newscast in both the A25-54 and A18-49 demos during the first week of April, according to Nielsen Media Research. Nightly News is also the only newscast to post week-over-week increases in both demos. (more...)

Utah Opera's Children's Opera Showcase Spotlights Original Operas Written And Performed By Elementary School Children
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Utah Opera presents three original operas written and performed by local elementary school students in the 18th annual Children's Opera Showcase at the Jeanne Wagner Theatre on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 6:30 PM in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Free to the general public - no tickets required. (more...)

Oratorio Society Of NY Announces Winners For Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

The baritone Steven Eddy, a native of Laurel, MD, is the First Place winner of the Oratorio Society of New York's 2019 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition. The awards to the eight finalists were announced by Competition Chairwoman Janet Plucknett following their performances in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, April 6. The Oratorio-Solo Competition, the only competition to focus exclusively on oratorio singing, is now in its 43rd year. The full list of finalists and prizes is: (more...)

BWW Interview: Julie Johnson of COME FROM AWAY at Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - Apr 8, 2019

'It's all about the humanity.' (more...)

The Overture Center Unveils 2019/2020 Season
by Angie Stanton - Apr 8, 2019

The long wait is over, and, yes, HAMILTON arrives in Madison this fall! The record breaking, trendsetting musical will land in town for three luxurious weeks. (more...)

Ozuna Joins Billboard Latin Music Week For 'Superstar Q&A' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Ozuna is the single most successful Latin artist on the market today. His 2018 album, Aura debuted with the largest streaming week ever for a Latin release on the Billboard charts and ended the year as the No. 1 Latin album on the charts. It was followed by Odisea, his 2017 release which spent a record-breaking 32 consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart in 2017 and 2018. (more...)

Brown Box Theatre Project Announces Free Summer Tour Of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Brown Box Theatre Project announces its ninth consecutive year of free outdoor Shakespeare with the troupe's largest and most ambitious production yet: Measure for Measure. Brown Box, under the direction of Executive Artistic Director and Co-Founder Kyler Taustin, will tour Shakespeare's timeless - and timely - tale of power, corruption, virtue, and honor down the East Coast as part of a seven-week tour to 27 outdoor venues in 35 communities 9 sites in Massachusetts (August 9-25), and 18 in Delmarva (August 29-September 21). All Measure for Measure performances are free, outdoors, and open to all audiences; no tickets are needed. Lawn seating, blankets and lawn chairs welcome. Please visit for full performance schedule and rain locations. Due to mature themes this show is recommended for ages 13 and older with the advisory of a parent. (more...)

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY's Four Casts Perform the Show's Finale
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2019

Come From Away now has four separate companies performing across the world - Broadway, Toronto, London, and the North American Tour. To celebrate the show's second anniversary on Broadway, the producers made a video of its four casts performing the finale. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY's Creators Discuss Details of Upcoming Film Adaptation
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 6, 2019

Come From Away's creators, husband and wife duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, recently chatted with The Daily Beast, where they revealed some new details about the upcoming film. (more...)

RBTL Announces The 2019-2020 M&T Bank Broadway Season - HAMILTON, COME FROM AWAY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

The 2019-2020 M&T Bank Broadway Season at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre, presented by the Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL) and Albert Nocciolino, was unveiled on Thursday, April 4th. Following the current record-breaking 2018-2019 Season, anchored by HAMILTON, and boasting nearly 14,000 Subscribers, for the first time, the '19-'20 Season Ticket Package will offer seven award-winning shows, headlined by pop-culture phenomenon DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

Liquid Music Series Presents James McVinnie And Darkstar: Collapse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:00pm, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents James McVinnie and Darkstar at Northrop, University of MN, Minneapolis. (more...)

Announcing Manifest Festival Highlights: Music, Art, Dance, Fashion And More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Manifest festival returns to the South Loop Wabash Arts Corridor for the 19th year, offering a free celebration of the creative arts. Attendees will experience an array of engaging, thought-provoking and interactive art, music and visuals that only Columbia students can create. The festivities will include live bands and DJs, gallery exhibitions, dance and theatre performances, fashion exhibitions and more. (more...)

Phantom Projects Theatre Group Presents Its Benefit Gala For Arts Education, 'The Phantom Cabaret'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Each year, Phantom Projects Theatre Group provides donates $20,000 in theatre tickets and performances to non-profits, schools, and youth groups. In addition nearly $60,000 in tickets are underwritten allowing groups to be bussed in to field trip performances at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. The ability to do this every year, is due to the annual event: The Phantom Cabaret: A Benefit Gala for Arts Education, taking place on May 4 at the La Mirada Country Club. Through an evening of entertainment, dinner, silent auction and more, the event pays tribute to the non-profit organization's work with at-risk youth through the performing arts. (more...)

Peace Center Partners With United Way For Personal Care Item Drive During COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The Peace Center has partnered with United Way of Greenville County to collect personal care items leading up to and during the week-long run of Come From Away, which tells the true story of a small town that welcomed the world in the days following 9/11. (more...)

The Pleasance Announces Another Batch of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

This incredible roster of shows joins the 20 recently announced shows supported by the Pleasance Futures programme, including this year's winners of the Charlie Hartill Special Theatre Reserve Fund and Comedy Reserve Fund, marking Pleasance's commitment to nurturing talent and supporting ambition. It's time to get your highlighters out and start booking some of these amazing 140 plus shows. (more...)

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY in Toronto Celebrates 500 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Come From Away celebrated its 500th performance in Toronto with a giant cake, and producer Randy Adams on hand to say a few words. Check out the video below! (more...)

BWW Review: Abre Camino Collective And Broadway Factor's AMPARO
by Cristina Pla-Guzman - Apr 16, 2019

Pure Joy turned into Grief and Terror then finally Relief coursed through me. For 90 minutes, I was completely immersed in the experience that is AMPARO. And that is exactly what AMPARO is; a complete theatrical experience. As I am writing this I can still feel all the emotions I went through when I first participated in AMPARO. I say participated because you don't watch AMPARO, you live it. I also haven't stopped talking about it to anyone who will listen and even now when I describe the experience as I am urging family and friends to GO SEE IT, I get goosebumps. I fear that I won't do the experience justice with my mere words but I will do my best. (more...)

American Red Cross To Receive $75,000 Following Omaha COME FROM AWAY Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

The touring Broadway production of COME FROM AWAY which recently performed in Omaha helped raise $75,000 for flood relief in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. The producers of COME FROM AWAY, Omaha Performing Arts, and Broadway Across America, along with audience members who attended the show are donating $75,000 for flood relief to the American Red Cross of Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. (more...)

Meet Stars Jenn Colella and Chad Kimball with 2 VIP Tickets to COME FROM AWAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. (more...)

Ovens Auditorium Presents Best-Selling Author David Sedaris
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 10, 2019

WFAE presents, 'An Evening with David Sedaris,' the best-selling author, humorist and contributor to 'This American Life,' for one night only at the Ovens Auditorium on Monday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. following the release of his newest book and New York Times #1 Best Seller, 'Calypso.' (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Makes St. Louis Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

St. Louis is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its St. Louis debut at the Fabulous Fox Theatre for a limited engagement May 14-26. (more...)

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