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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Revered jazz performer Jon Batiste returns to Café Carlyle, February 18-21. Born into a long lineage of Louisiana musicians, Jon Batiste is a globally celebrated musician, educator, bandleader and television personality whose musical skill, artistic vision and exuberant charisma has made him a triple threat and the newly 'crowned prince of jazz.' Jon delicately balances a demanding schedule on screen and on stage -- which includes his role as Bandleader and Musical Director with The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Jon released his debut solo album, Hollywood Africans, in 2018. The track 'St. James Infirmary' was nominated for a GRAMMY, and the record was nominated for an NAACP Image award for Best Jazz album.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Soho Rep. today announced technology entrepreneur Victoria Meakin-a board member of seven years-as the organization's new Chair, and acclaimed poet, playwright, and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine as a new board member. Meakin succeeds longtime Chair Jon Dembrow, who will now serve as Chair Emeritus.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Tony Award winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is bringing her powerful voice and perfect pitch to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for only one show, Monday, April 13 at 8pm. Now's your chance to experience her formidable talent live and in-person as she returns to the stage embarking on a North American tour.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
2020 marks the biggest milestone in the history of The Dirty Show®, in February the erotic art exhibition will celebrate its 21rst anniversary. In two decades, the exhibition has grown from an underground anomaly to one of Detroit's largest and most popular art events. Today, The Dirty Show® is considered to be the best attended, longest running and largest exhibitions of erotic art in the world. Over the years fine art erotica has poured in from every continent, and thousands of artists and patrons have descended on Detroit to experience the legendary live immersive installations and intense stage revues; featuring burlesque, drag arts as well as performance art of the lascivious kind. This year's featured artist is Niagara, Named headliners this year include drag and burlesque from the likes of dDeAngela Show Shannon Dannie Diesel (of the History Channel's American Pickers), Burlesque Hall-of-Fame winner and Roxi D'lite and boylesque superstars Chris Harder and Jett Adore.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events announced today that “Tokyo Godfathers,” the critically-acclaimed animated feature from director Satoshi Kon (“Perfect Blue,” “Paprika”), will return to theaters in a new 4K restoration this March. GKIDS previously re-released a remastered version of Satoshi Kon's groundbreaking psychological thriller “Perfect Blue” in 2018 in partnership with Fathom Events. ASIFA-Hollywood recently announced that Kon would posthumously receive the Winsor McCay Award, the organization's award for lifetime achievement in animation, at their upcoming 2020 Annie Awards ceremony, and a new stage play based on “Tokyo Godfathers” has just been announced by the New National Theatre, Tokyo, to be performed during the theater's 2020-21 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Octet, the critically acclaimed world premiere musical by Residency 5 playwright Dave Malloy, with a special celebration on Monday, January 27th at 6:00pm in The Pershing Square Signature Center Lobby. The event will include a special performance and CD signing by the Octet cast and creatives. The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required - click here for more information on how to RSVP.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Has the country gone crazy, or is it just me.If you can relate to that question, then a?oeShrink Rapa?? might be just what the doctor ordered!
by TV Scoop - Jan 8, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CHICAGO FIRE, airing on NBC on Wednesday, January 15, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Village Players of Birmingham (BVP) begins the new decade with the William Gibson classic drama The Miracle Worker the weekends of January 17 through February 2, 2020.  Through this production, BVP will promote awareness for two area non-profits who help those who are deaf and/or blind.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Nada Surf has announced today's premiere of “So Much Love,” the latest iconic single from their long-awaited new LP, NEVER NOT TOGETHER. The song is available for streaming and download now. Nada Surf's ninth studio recording and first in almost four years, NEVER NOT TOGETHER arrives via Barsuk on February 7. Pre-orders are available now.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Norman Rockwell Museum (NRM) reveals the first exhibition of its kind, Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Illustration. The show includes 100+ works of art created by more than 50 artists whose work spans over five centuries, and have never before been exhibited together.
by TV Scoop - Jan 8, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CHICAGO FIRE, airing on NBC on Wednesday, January 22, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Casting has been announced for the North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts February 4 - 9, 2020 in Segerstrom Hall. The musical will star Chris Clark as Tully, Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel, Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy, Peter Michael Jordan as Brick, Rachel Lyn Fobbs as Marley, Patrick Cogan as J.D. and Matthew James Sherrod as Jamal/Ted.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Underscore Theatre Company will present its 6th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. The 2020 Festival features full productions of eight new musicals, plus two pay-what-you-can staged readings and a showcase of 10-minute musicals. The Festival will be performed simultaneously on two stages from February 3 - 23, 2020 at The Edge Theater: the Broadway (5451 N. Broadway) and the Off Broadway (1133 W. Catalpa Ave.) in Chicago Edgewater neighborhood. Each full production will receive at least five performances during the Festival. Tickets are currently available at www.cmtf.org. The press 'Sneak Preview,' featuring a sampling of songs from the 2020 Festival, is Monday, February 3 at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Directed by Walnut Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the production begins previews on January 14, opens January 22, and continues through March 1 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Citadel Theatre has announced the cast and crew for the third production of its 17th season - THE FANTASTICKS. The world's longest running musical, THE FANTASTICKS tells the story of Matt and Luisa, young next-door neighbors who fall in love precisely because their scheming fathers, knowing the kids will do exactly what they're told NOT to do, have been keeping them apart.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman has announced the on -sale of tickets for the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and a new production of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun with book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, directed by Sarna Lapine, from July 28-August 23, 2020.
by TV Scoop - Jan 7, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of WILL & GRACE, airing on NBC on Thursday, January 9, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Today Carlos Candal launches GMG Productions (GMGP), a brand-new Asia-Pacific entertainment company that will present the world's most successful theatre productions throughout South East Asia.
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2020
David Byrne stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday night to talk about his show American Utopia. He shares with Meyers the surprises that have come with performing on Broadway and engaging with audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The Black Box New Play Festival is Gallery Players' signature festival of new works by both new and established playwrights, featuring world premieres of new comedies and dramas. Now in its 23rd year, the festival will premiere 18 new plays over the course of three weekends. The festival opens Thursday, January 9 and runs through January 26, with a new collection of plays presented each week. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30PM, and Sundays at 3PM. There will be a talk back with the playwrights directly after the Sunday matinees.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts (CCCEPA) magnet program at Pebblebrook High School presents the hit Broadway musical 9 To 5 The Musical January 30 - February 2 at the Cobb Civic Center's Anderson Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Today, Carlos Candal launches GMG Productions (GMGP), a brand-new Asia-Pacific entertainment company that will present the world's most successful theater productions throughout Southeast Asia.
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, January 12, 2020!
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, January 12, 2020!
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, January 12, 2020!
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, January 12, 2020!
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, January 12, 2020!
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALMOST FAMILY, airing on FOX on Wednesday, January 15, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
DLAP Entertainment has announced the full cast for 'THE WEDDING SINGER' starring Kevin Clifton which will play a strictly limited season at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from Thursday 30 January until Sunday 1 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2020
The Fire This Time Festival, the destination for early career and emerging playwrights from the African diaspora, announces its 2020 dates. The 14-day festival, presented in collaboration with FRIGID New York, which annually honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place from January 20 to February 2, 2020. This year, seven commissioned dramatists will be presented in repertoire as part of the annual celebration held at the Kraine Theater in the East Village.
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2020
David Byrne was featured on this morning's episode of CBS Sunday Morning. His Broadway show American Utopia was just one of many topics the performer covered.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The show tells the true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. It features iconic pops songs of the era, including Rhythm is Gonna Get You, Conga, Get On Your Feet, Don't Want To Lose You and 1-2-3.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The Kings Theatre in Portsmouth has announced its exciting programme of shows with a vibrant line-up of comedy, plays and the best in musicals - starting 2020 in style.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The 48th season of the popular Highlights In Jazz series gets off to a roaring start on Feb. 13, 2020, when producer Jack Kleinsinger presents the Highlights In Jazz 47th Anniversary Gala. Featured performers include bassist Jay Leonhart, pianist Tomoko Ohno, drummer Bobby Sanabria, saxophonist Steve Wilson, percussionist/drummer Memo Acevedo, violinist/mandolinist Aaron Weinstein, and drummer Vito Lesczak. And, in keeping with the beloved HIJ tradition, a surprise special guest will be on hand for the concert, held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The 48th season of the popular Highlights In Jazz series gets off to a roaring start on Feb. 13, 2020, when producer Jack Kleinsinger presents the Highlights In Jazz 47th Anniversary Gala. Featured performers include bassist Jay Leonhart, pianist Tomoko Ohno, drummer Bobby Sanabria, saxophonist Steve Wilson, percussionist/drummer Memo Acevedo, violinist/mandolinist Aaron Weinstein, and drummer Vito Lesczak. And, in keeping with the beloved HIJ tradition, a surprise special guest will be on hand for the concert, held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The 3 Redneck Tenors will be bringing Broadway to Marietta with 3 Redneck Tenors: Broadway Bound at the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre on January 11-12, 2020. Based out of Dallas, TX, the Tenors have been seen as top 10 finalists on America's Got Talent, on Larry The Cable Guy's Only in America, and live in theaters across the nation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Multi award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre is returning to Storyhouse in Chester this January with new show, Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Acclaimed indie-pop duo Tennis has unveiled “Need Your Love,” the new single from their highly anticipated fifth studio album, SWIMMER, via a video shot and directed by longtime collaborator Luca Venter.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2020
Today's top stories: Dharon E. Jones replaces Ben Cook in West Side Story, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
German DJ, producer and label owner HOSH teams up with Italian newcomer 1979 on his new single 'Midnight (The Hanging Tree)' Feat Jalja, which sees its commercial release on Friday 10th January via Three Six Zero Recordings.
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
St. Vincent a/k/a Annie Clark has unfolded new dimensions of “Uneventful Days” a/k/a 'quite possibly the best song Beck has made since Morning Phase” (STEREOGUM) from seven-time GRAMMY-winner Beck's current album Hyperspace a/k/a “his best in a decade” (PEOPLE).
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 10, 2020
Get ready because George Abud is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at the new Off-Broadway musical Emojiand this Saturday, January 11th! Be sure to tune in throughout the day for a behind-the-scenes look at a two-show day with Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, Ann Harada, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's performance series, MetLiveArts, Announces the 2020 Winter/Spring Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Mid-Michigan's award-winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, starts of 2020 with the World Premiere of 900 Miles to International Falls by Michigan Playwright Annie Martin.  Performances for this compelling, futuristic drama begin Thursday, January 30 and run through Sunday, March 1.  Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 14.
by Louis Train - Jan 10, 2020
As in the best novels by Philip Roth, playwright Hannah Moscovitch delights in convincing us that her character's predatory behaviour is a minor flaw, not that bad in context, and that he's not that much worse, really than anyone else. Annie is intelligent, independent, has some sexual experience; it's not as though Jon's screwing a child. And come on, he's only human. 
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