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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include a festival stage with live music, runway fashion shows, a family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. For more information, visit oldcitydistrict.org, or call (215) 592-7929.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of iconic and highly revered post-punk band BAUHAUS, PETER MURPHY has announced the RUBY TOUR which will circle the continent beginning and ending in Southern California. Along with fellow Bauhaus bandmate DAVID J on bass, they will be performing their debut album IN THE FLAT FIELD in its entirety along with an extended encore of Bauhaus classics.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
Today, Trout Steak Revival officially released their music video for 'Take Heart', off their recent album Spirit To The Sea. Ditty TV premiered the video on their channel The Curve, where Trout Steak's Travis McNamara shares a special message about the song.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018
The Gift Theatre is pleased to conclude its 17th season with the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's* COSMOLOGIES, directed by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton*, playing October 19 -December 9, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
The Gift Theatre is pleased to conclude its 17th season with the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's* COSMOLOGIES, directed by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton*, playing October 19 - December 9, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
Keystone Bar & Grill, a local restaurant group in Cincinnati, OH specializes in made-from-scratch comfort food. With a diverse menu including items like their meatloaf-style burger, house made buttermilk battered chicken tenders and farm fresh salads, they are best known for the ultimate comfort food, their flavorful skillets of macaroni & cheese. Within their 3 brick & mortar locations, Keystone offers seven varieties of their mac and it's all locally sourced and made to order. The chefs at Keystone focus on the art of combining flavors like pesto, tomatoes, and mozzarella in their "Fleetwood Mac" and caramelized onions and bacon in their "Pink Floyd." They also create some classic combos like BBQ chicken and bacon or buffalo chicken with bleu cheese crumbles.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
Following a successful 4-city tour of Florida that included a well-received appearance at the Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival in Miami, the company brings its vaunted skill set back to the Bay Area with select performances that include a newly reconceived staging of Robert Dekkers' Flutter, along with AXIS Artistic Director Marc Brew's Quartet No.1 to the Berkeley Ballet Theater, that will then be followed by a collaboration with Crowded Fire Theater, Star Finch, and Ensemble Mik Nawooj at the Bay View Opera House in San Francisco entitled Death Become Life: Banish Darkness, all before segueing to its 2019-20 season that will include a special Oakland-based educational event for Dance Access Day in February, as well as the world premiere of Alice in Oakland-their ambitious and much anticipated collaboration with Arthur Pita-coming to and co-presented by Z Space in San Francisco, November 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
Independent Shakespeare Co.(ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the world premiere of interdisciplinary artist Kalean Ung's original solo work, LETTERS FROM HOME, directed by Marina McClure, with music by Chinary Ung. LETTERS FROM HOME will play October 26 - November 18 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
The unsung heroes of UK psychedelic rock, Man, have been quietly evolving over the course of their incredible 4+ decade career, transforming from the 5-piece upstart outfit who released their debut album in 1969 to a massively celebrated musical institution they've become in their home country and around the world. The key to that success, and their survival as a musical unit, has been the group's unflagging efforts to push musical boundaries further as they explore creative mutations to become ever more adaptable to the current climate. For proof, just check out the latest collection from the band, Evolution, a spectacular 6CD box set featuring 4 superb studio albums in their entirety from Man's turn-of-the-century period (1992-2006) PLUS a thrilling double concert album recorded in Berkeley CA 1976 with Quicksilver Messenger Service guitarist John Cipollina!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018
As one of the few acts in electronic music known for their innovative live shows, Keys N Krates capture the essence of their performance on Keys N Krates: Live in Toronto. Across ten tracks recorded live in their hometown, the Canadian 3-piece takes listeners on a journey through their bass-centric yet soulful catalog, including “Dum Dee Dum,' “Treat Me Right,' 'Music To My Ears' and “Keep It 100.' The album arrives as the band embarks on their 'Closer We Get' tour.
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
After Funk is very pleased to announce that their debut LP Santa Barbara will be released on February 8th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2019
A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 29th Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
The daughter of Hans Altwies and Amy Thone has been diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a malignant cancer. Friends are raising funds to allow Hans and Amy to focus on taking care of both of their daughters above everything else during this time.
by Alyssa Biederman - May 19, 2019
If you're on the hunt for comedy, community, and Camelot, look no further than Keystone Theatrics' Spamalot.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Modern country singer and songwriter Ava Rowland world premiered a new video today for 'Exit Sign' on her YouTube channel [Click here to watch]. The song is the second single from Ava's 2018 EP, Polaroid Picture. The video features a live solo presentation of Ava with her guitar, showcasing her dynamic vocal abilities on a song that she holds very dear to her heart.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.
Sammy Hagar Announces Lineup For Second 'High Tide Beach Party & Car Show' In Huntington Beach, California
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Rock legend Sammy Hagar confirmed the initial lineup and details of his second “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show” on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in Huntington Beach, California. Due to incredible demand for tickets to his inaugural party in 2018 which sold-out in advance, the High Tide Beach Party will return this year as a two-day party, September 28 & 29, with double the music, cars, food, drinks and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Simple Truth Theatre will present The Commandment, a dark comedy written & performed by Phil Rickaby, & directed by Richard Beaune, and assistant direction from Adrianna Prosser, at the Tarragon Theatre Extra Space (30 Bridgman Ave.) as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival, from July 3 - 14, 2019. The Commandment is a comedic solo play, with a surprising emotional punch.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production features Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).
BWW Review: Encores! Has Michael Urie and Kevin Chamberlin As A Pair of Clowning Con Men in HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by Michael Dale - May 10, 2019
That crazy cacophony of choreographic chaos that careens across the City Center stage shortly after the commencement of Act II is the main reason for Encores! to bring back the smash hit 1947 musical comedy High Button Shoes.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce its Annual Chairman's Gala will be held Thursday, May 23. The Chairman's Gala is a black-tie evening that celebrates and raises funds to support the mission of the Fox Cities P.A.C. featuring a cocktail hour, dinner on stage, one-of-a-kind auction packages and Crescendo, an after party.
DCPA Theatre Company Announces Production Lineup For 2019/20 Season - CHOIR BOY, A DOLL'S HOUSE, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Artistic Director Chris Coleman has announced the 41st season of the DCPA Theatre Company, the producing regional theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). The new season kicks off performances on August 30 and will feature eight productions including two world premieres from the 2019 Colorado New Play Summit and - for the first time in repertory - A Doll's House and A Doll's House, Part 2.
KC And The Sunshine Band Joins Lineup For Sammy Hagar's Second Annual 'High Tide Beach Party & Car Show'
by BWW Staff - Jun 10, 2019
Rock legend Sammy Hagar today announced that KC and the Sunshine Band will join the lineup of his second annual High Tide Beach Party & Car Show on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in Huntington Beach, California. Due to incredible demand for tickets, the High Tide Beach Party returns this year as a two-day party on September 28 & 29, with double the music, cars, food, drinks and more.
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Renowned soul-blues singer Billy Price, whose new album, Dog Eat Dog, is released on Gulf Coast Records August 2, embarks on a year-long tour in support of the record, with a CD Release Party at Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., Thursday, August 1. Showtime: 8pm. Tickets: $15. Info: (410) 662-0069 or visithttp://www.theottobar.com. Price, who resides in Baltimore, performs with his Charm City Rhythm Band.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 28, 2019, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets. Look for over 200 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles will line the Avenue, with street vendors, rack sales, kids' activities, live music and the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show in between. Wine and dine among the cars as award-winning restaurants and food trucks serve specially priced street food and summertime drinks. Admission is FREE for attendees and $20 for cars. Check-in for cars is moved up this year to 8:00am to 11:00am. The event's rain date is Sunday, August 4, 2019. For information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com, tweet at @epassyunkave and follow #passyunkcarshow.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
The Board of Directors of the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center today announced the appointment of Leslie Koch as its next President. Koch succeeds Maggie Boepple, the Perelman's current President who has worked on the project since 2012 and will continue to serve as an advisor.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce its nominations for the 29th Annual Ovation Awards, which will be held on Monday, January 28, at The Theatre at Ace Hotel. The annual Ovation Awards "are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles, created to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, production, and design in the Greater Los Angeles area," according to LA STAGE Alliance, which administers the awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Tim O'Brien recently announced a headlong leap back into traditional bluegrass with his new full-length album, Tim O'Brien Band. Due for release on March 15, 2019, Tim O'Brien Band, the title a sly nod to traditional music's often eponymous band names, is a collection of not just old-school leaning music, but also of world-class musicians perfectly aligned in intention and ability. In addition to Tim, Mike Bub (bass), Shad Cobb (fiddle),Jan Fabricius (vocals/mandolin) and Patrick Sauber (banjo/guitar) make up this unstoppable band, who, from recent live performances, may be familiar to Tim O'Brien fans. Tim says, “This crew has the potential to make ten more records together and never reach the limit of the possibilities.” The only guest on the recording is O'Brien's Hot Rize bandmate Bryan Sutton, who lends his distinctive guitar playing to two tracks.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
After the surprise announcement that legendary musician PETER MURPHY would be doing a special tribute performing songs by the late great Thin White Duke, DAVID BOWIE, tickets for the March 26, 2019 show at San Francisco's The Chapel sold out in just THREE HOURS!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Let your imagination set sail! Audiences of all ages are invited to 'walk the plank' at Arden Theatre Company this spring as they present a unique twist on the swashbuckling tale TREASURE ISLAND. Single tickets for the production, which runs April 3 through June 2 on Arden's Arcadia Stage, are currently on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
As a gesture of respect from one consummate showman to another, legendary musician PETER MURPHY has announced that he will be performing a special tribute to the late, great DAVID BOWIE on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at San Francisco's The Chapel. As the final show of his two week residency in which he will perform his solo albums in their entirety plus three 'Mr. Moonlight' sets of Bauhaus music, Peter will honor the music of the Starman by performing songs selected from Bowie's catalog. Says Peter of the show, 'Now that all and sundry have fallen off the David Bowie tribute band wagon, I thought I'd do my own.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO announces the cast and creative team of our new Gallery of Heroes production, BEYOND THE MOON, touring now - May 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
Z Space, one of the nation's leading laboratories for the development of new works, is pleased to present the world premiere of Ripped by Rachel Bublitz,May 22 - June 15, 2019. The play will be directed by Executive Artistic Director Lisa Steindler, with a vision that will incorporate set and lighting design by Colm McNally, costume design by Christine Dinkel, and sound design by Sara Huddleston.
by Herbert Paine - Feb 17, 2019
If you're looking for a good-natured satire on the excesses of capitalism, you're-in-luck with URINETOWN ~ the Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis musical that riffs on a draconian vision of a pay-to-pee society. If you're looking for a high-spirited rendition of the musical, look no further than the stage of Greasepaint Youtheatre where a stellar cast of young actors is delivering a wicked pissah (i.e., really great) performance, under the direction of Bob Sorrenson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
The Music Institute of Chicago hosts its 2019 Anniversary Gala on Monday, May 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Street, celebrating its history as one of the largest and most respected community music schools in the nation with a festive evening highlighted by the presentation of the Dushkin Award to acclaimed jazz trumpet player, bandleader, composer, and educator Wynton Marsalis.
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Ben Sparaco and The New Effect, the Nashville-based indie-rock trio fronted by songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Ben Sparaco, have announced their national spring tour which includes headlining shows as well as direct support slots with G. Love & Special Sauce. Tickets for all dates are on sale today (2/15). For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Acclaimed Philadelphia-raised singer-songwriter DAVE HAUSE is proud to announce his brand new studio album titled Kick (pre-order). Out on Friday, April 12 via Rise Records, Kick is Hause's fourth solo outing that finds him carrying on in the voice and tradition of classic American songwriters, tackling topics of hope, depression, global warming, a crumbling democracy, and growing old. These complex notions weave together with a joyous sing-along cadence that creates a soundtrack for the broken American dream.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra are partnering to co-produce and co-commission a new chamber opera titled The Flood - a story of loss, human tragedy and redemption set in Columbus. The work represents the first collaboration between the two arts organizations, as well as ProMusica's 67th commissioned work and Opera Columbus' first commission of a new mainstage opera in nearly 20 years.
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2018
For 21 years, Multichannel News has been honoring the best and brightest female leaders in media at a unique gala luncheon in New York City, and in a special issue of the magazine. The 2019 luncheon will be on Wednesday, March 20, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
by Michael Dale - Dec 30, 2018
Though there's nary a mention of snowfall or jingle bells in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, the abundance of joy and good clean humor, not to mention some terrific voices, in the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players' frothily charming production of G&S's 1879 romantic romp makes it a grand choice for holiday entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2018
The Little Dancer, a new holiday family musical written by Commonwealth Youthchoirs (CY)'s Founder and Artistic Director Steven Fisher, had its world premiere on December 1st at Theatre 71, off Broadway. Helmed by Richard Vida,The Little Dancer tells the heart-warming story of how fourteen-year-old Marie Van Goethem, the model for Edgar Degas' one and only sculpture, became the most famous ballerina in the world.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
Keystone Theatrics is excited to announce casting for the hysterical musical comedy, It Shoulda Been You! In this hilarious and heartwarming new musical, it's a culture clash for the ages when two families from wildly different backgrounds come together to celebrate a wedding. As if the union wasn't complicated enough, the bride's ex-boyfriend arrives, bringing the wedding to a screeching halt and throwing both families into hysterical chaos.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2019 fall season at The Colonial Theatre and The Garage. Tickets are now available for purchase by contacting the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444 or online at www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Exploring some of the most remote and spectacular places on Earth, five pioneering scientists make surprising discoveries that flip our understanding of nature on its head, and offer new hope for restoring our world in Nature: The Serengeti Rules, premiering nationwide Wednesday, October 9 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/nature and the PBS Video app.
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
The winners of the 10th Annual Indie Series Awards were revealed on Wednesday, April 3 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank. The ISAs celebrate the best in independently produced entertainment created for the Web.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
MuscleKingz will transform the Kern County Raceway on Saturday, April 13 into the biggest car show and concert extravaganza to ever hit Bakersfield!
MAX 2019: A Space Festival Brings An Arts-Meets-Science Fueled Odyssey Of Space Exploration To San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
MAX (Media Art and Exploration)-where science and live arts converge-is proud to announce that it will present MAX 2019: A Space Festival in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, the Exploratorium, Z Space, as well as a pre-festival event at the San Francisco Playhouse. The festival is organized around three principles: Immersion, Education and Live Performance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Play On Shakespeare in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) presents the Play on! festival-featuring 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street).In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Abramorama, Passion Planet and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today they will release Nicolas Brown'saward-winning documentary THE SERENGETI RULES in theaters nationwide this May. The film will open in New York City at the Quad Cinema on Friday, May 10, 2019 and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center on Friday, May 17, with and additional select markets in the US and Canada following in the spring and summer.