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by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Weimar Republic: Germany 1918-1933, through two wide-ranging and dramatic programs led by Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen, explores the musical culture of Germany's politically charged Weimar era. These concerts are given context by Weimar Variations, a collection of ancillary events curated by Stephanie Barron and Nana Bahlmann.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) announces an eclectic music lineup for its 22nd Annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café, taking place January 24 - 31, 2020 during the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Beginning at 2 p.m. each day, the Café will feature a dynamic mix of both established and emerging songwriters and artists such as Matt Berninger (of The National), Derek Smalls (formerly of the band formerly known as Spinal Tap), the bird and the bee, Barry Zito, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Matthew Koma (of Winnetka Bowling League) and ZZ Ward.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Brooklyn-based Colt Coeur has announced its first offerings of their 2020 as they continue to celebrate a decade of theatrical endeavors.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Following a sell-out, six-show run in 2019, comedian Maria Bamford, star of the hit Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, returns to The Den Theatre for six performances April 30 a?" May 3, 2020 on The Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($35 general admission, $55 VIP seating) are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 21+.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Performances of Transport Group's The Unsinkable Molly Brown begin Saturday, February 8 at 22 at Abrons Arts Center. The show stars Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play Molly Brown, David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ,  Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur.  Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Ko; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and Coco Smith.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
a?oeWomen Behind Bars,a?? the classic Tom Eyen comedy hit, will feature a live special introduction by Kathy Griffin at the Jan. 26 Sunday matinee performance, 3 PM at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywood.   
by Walter McBride - Jan 5, 2020
Today, we're taking a look back in our archives with this photo of Rita Moreno from 1981!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
It was a starry night at the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion on January 25, with starbursts of lights on the walls, centerpieces of flowers with jutting stars and framed photos of famous child stars, and most important, starry-eyed burgeoning artists showcasing their talent before enthralled guests. That was the scene at Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2020 Gala: a?oeA Star is Born,a?? which celebrated an up-and-coming generation of gifted artists and highlighted the company's many education initiatives that nurture creativity and ignite the imagination. Marilyn Meyerhoff and Sam Feldman were the Gala Chairs. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
An additional preview is announced today for the upcoming Bristol season of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 14 January at 7:30pm at the Bristol Hippodrome. This will be the first chance for fans to see the much-anticipated Broadway smash hit in Bristol.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 3, 2020
On Sunday, January 5, 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live on NBC coast to coast at 8:00 p.m. EST, hosted by Ricky Gervais. The Best Original Song - Motion Picture category highlights some of Broadway's best and we are here to help you get to know each song nominated!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 29, 2020
Rehearsals are now underway for Transport Group's The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which begins performances on Saturday, February 8 at 22 at Abrons Arts Center. The show stars Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) as Molly Brown, David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ, Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur. Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Ko; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and Coco Smith.
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 29, 2020
Rehearsals are now underway for Transport Group's The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which begins performances on Saturday, February 8 at 22 at Abrons Arts Center. The show stars Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) as Molly Brown, David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ, Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur. Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Ko; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and Coco Smith.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Tony and Olivier Award-winning Bob Avian's dazzling life story, Dancing Man: A Broadway Choreographer's Journey, is a memoir told in three acts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
THE GREEN ROOM 42, Broadway's newest Cabaret Club, presents Celeste Lanuza Y La Familia in Songs from the Musical: The Desert Rose on March 1st. Celeste Lanuza (NPR Tiny Desk Ft. Latinx Singer-Songwriter, Radio City Music Hall NBC Universal Singer, Arizona Opera Principal) presents a one night only performance of the full score of the musical she co wrote and co composed with her father Federico Lanuza ('In the Name of the People' Composer for Academy Award Film, Mongo Santamaria composer/pianist, Old Globe Theater composer/musical director/pianist) pianist and music director of the evening.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
To all the powerful women out there: we want to hear you roar! This Valentine's Day, show your love to the women who conquered the Rock music world. The Utah Symphony honors legendary ladies with highlights from Carole King, Holly Knight, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, Minnie Riperton, Heart, and more February 14 &15 at Abravanel Hall led by Guest Conductor Sarah Hicks. a?oeWomen Rock!a?? honors these powerful female singers and songwriters who changed Pop and Rock & Roll forever. Tickets range from $10-$92 and can be purchased at utahsymphony.org or by calling 801-533-6683. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The cast of HADESTOWN including Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Kimberly Marable, Jessie Shelton, Kim Steele, along with directors Coco Cohn and Peter Michael Marino will take part in Amy Marcs' hit solo comedy show about breast cancer, NICE T!TS. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Amy Marcs and cast of the Tony Award winning HADESTOWN including Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Kimberly Marable, Jessie Shelton, Kim Steele, along with directors Coco Cohn and Peter Michael Marino to present Amy Marcs' hit solo comedy show about breast cancer, NICE T!TS.
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Canaval de Bahidorá is excited to present this year's final lineup! With over 50 live acts, DJ sets and special performances set to transform the beautiful nature preserve of Las Estacas in to a community united in creativity, sustainability, expression and civic responsibility (#EnBahidorá).  More than a music festival, Carnaval de Bahidorá (a.k.a Bahidorá) is an internal state of lucidity and consciousness. It is a place where festival goers connect with themselves, each other and the surroundings. It is the place from which creativity burgeon. This year, Carnaval de Bahidorá will take place on February 14 -16, 2020.
by Ben Rimalower - Jan 20, 2020
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor, singer, and drag legend Jeffery Roberson (aka Varla Jean Merman) about the 1966 cast recording of 'The Mad Show.' They also discuss Coco Peru, Frank DeCaro, Heklina, Joanne Worley, Linda Lavin, 'The First Wives Club,' Carol Burnett, Sandy Duncan, Barbra Streisand, Ann Reinking, Leslie Jordan, Marisol Montalvo, and Charles Busch. Varla talks about performing the role of Mary Sunshine in 'Chicago' on Broadway, and shares stories about working in Provincetown with queens such as Jinkx Monsoon, Peaches Christ, Liza Lott, and BenDeLaCreme. In addition to her hilarious onstage performances, Varla is also known for her work in Richard Day's beloved 2003 comedy film 'Girls Will Be Girls.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
The magic and sorcery of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is set to land at Melbourne Park, with a dedicated Harry Potter Day announced for the AO.
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
Casting Society of America (CSA) today announces the film nominees for the 35th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and theatre. The winners will be revealed on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York City and London. Ron Funches will serve as host for the Los Angeles event, with Michelle Buteau hosting the New York ceremony.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 16, 2020
Dos de los nombres más importantes del Teatro Musical en nuestro país, Nina y Àngels Gonyalons, preparan un proyecto juntas en forma de musical.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 16, 2020
A 19 year old powerhouse has arrived in New York to become the next big thing in musical theater. Her show LEADING LADIES proves that Hannah Jane Peterson should succeed at her goal.. by next week.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italiana and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will present the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC (participating venues to be announced), April 27-May 11, 2020. Admission to all shows and events in the festival will be FREE. All shows are in Italian with English supertitles. For more information please visit www.inscenany.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, today announced an initial line-up of guest artists for its 37th Birthday Gala, Into the Unknown! The Songs of Kristen & Bobby Lopez, honoring the Academy and Grammy Award winning songwriting duo, on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, presented by The New York Pops.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Selma Arts Center Teen Company has announced the production of Zombie Prom, running two weekends. Friday, January 10th at 7:30PM, Saturday, January 11th at 2PM & 7:30PM, Sunday, January 12th at 2PM, Thursday, January 16th at 7:30PM, Friday, January 17th at 7:30PM, Saturday, January 18th at 2PM & 7:30PM at the Selma Arts Center, 1935 High Street, Selma, CA, 93662.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Selma Arts Center Teen Company presents their production of Zombie Prom, running two weekends. Friday, January 10th  at 7:30PM,  Saturday, January 11th at 2PM & 7:30PM, Sunday, January 12th at 2PM, Thursday, January 16th at 7:30PM, Friday, January 17th at 7:30PM, Saturday, January 18th at 2PM & 7:30PM at the Selma Arts Center, 1935 High Street, Selma, CA, 93662.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Amazon Studios today announced it has signed a first look deal with award-winning actors and producers Gael García Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) and Diego Luna (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), who currently serve as executive producers on the upcoming limited series Untitled Cortés and Moctezuma Project, from Amazon Studios and Amblin Television. As part of the deal, Bernal and Luna will create and produce content for Amazon Studios to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Luna and Bernal recently announced their new production house in Mexico, La Corriente del Golfo, an independent company for cinematic, theatrical, and television productions and a variety of community-oriented projects.
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
This morning, Kristen Anderson Lopez & Robert Lopez received an Oscar nomination for  Best Original Song for 'Into The Unknown' from Frozen II. The duo, who wrote the songs for the Disney sequel, spoke to BroadwayWorld about their nomination, saying:
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Deadline reports that the fourth season of 'One Day At A Time' will premiere on Pop TV starting Tuesday, March 24.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020
The Boulet Brothers, whose a?oeDragulaa?? TV series is now in its third season on Netflix and OUTtv.ca, will be special guest hosts at the Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 PM performance of Tom Eyen's a?oeWomen Behind Barsa?? at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywood. Known individually as Dracmorda and Swanthula Boulet, they are internationally-known nightlife producers and hosts who developed the a?oeDragulaa?? TV series based loosely on their long-running club event of the same name, which ran monthly in Los Angeles and San Francisco, with special events in New York and Austin, Texas.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 11, 2020
Cabaret artist and interviewer Eugene Ebner sits down with Hannah Jane Peterson just before her debut at Birdland with Lady Legends of Broadway. Watch this Broadway World exclusive video interview!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are nominated for an Oscar tonight for Best Original Song for 'Into The Unknown' from Frozen 2.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
Between them, married couple/creative partners Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez have quite a few awards to keep polished. On Sunday night, they could earn one more!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 7, 2020
On Sunday, February 9, the 92nd Annual Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The The Best Original Song category highlights some of Broadway's best and we are here to help you get to know each song nominated, before the big night. All 5 nominees will perform during the broadcast, so make sure to tune in!
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Paramount Network today announced that Mark Feuerstein, Kelli Williams, Daniel Mora, Emy Mena, George Pullar, Amy Forsyth, Ross Phillips, Romina D'Ugo, Bobby Daniel Rodriguez, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Jose Pablo Cantillo and Drew Powell are joining the cast of new scripted drama series Coyote, led by Emmy(R) Award-winner Michael Chiklis. Production on the first season of Coyote is underway with the series scheduled to premiere on Paramount Network in Summer 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Very Intense Productions will present RSO AT F/54, an evening retrospective of musicals by multi-award-winning composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver at Feinstein's/54 Below. Show time will be 7:00pm on March 31, 2020.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 2, 2020
Lianne Marie Dobbs brought her highly acclaimed show to The Green Room 42 last night. “Why Can't A Woman Be More Like A Man…? first premiered at The Beach Cafe and this enhanced version for the larger space was just as effective. Here's our report then which still holds true. Leanne had Ken Ard and Travis Poelle join her at the Green Room. Pianist Ron Abel supplied the highly effective arrangements.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Due to demand Transport Group has announced a two-week extension for its production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will now run through Sunday, April 5, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 12, 2020
From the wilds of Palm Beach, Cabaret starved creatures journeyed to their favorite watering hole in West Palm last night. Cafe Centro was the place to be for an evening of roaring music and fun with head Safari guide Rob Russell who managed to tame the assembled with his soothing voice.. There were some beautiful and exotic species at this gathering and my stealthy telephoto lens managed to bag a few shots as everybody in the room were acting like they were let out of a cage. New York City may have Cafe Society but Palm Beach now has Cafe Safari.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Holly (Cynthia Erivo) makes a calculated attempt to help a volatile but conflicted Jack (Marc Menchaca), while their whereabouts are tracked by Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) and Alec (Jeremy Bobb). After she's confronted by town gossip on her first day back at work, Glory (Julianne Nicholson) considers Howie's (Bill Camp) suggestion on how to secure her family's financial future. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Catch a bear-sized helping of music and mayhem in Columbia Children's Theatre production of Goldilocks & The Three Bears.
by TV Scoop - Feb 11, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of WILL & GRACE, airing on NBC on Thursday, February 27, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Over the past ten years, Broadway has been home to a plethora of creative triumphs. From daring new works to re-imagined classics, theatre has consistently challenged our perspectives, ignited our passions, and defied our expectations. For that, audiences have the creative minds of Broadway to thank. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2019
Privacy journalists Kashmir Hill (New York Times, Gizmodo) and Dhruv Mehrotra (Gizmodo), and tech reporter Caroline Haskins (Buzzfeed) will join Mark Vigeant for Internet Explorers: Amazon on January 24, 2020 at Caveat.
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
As the world-class music cruise experience known as FRIENDSHIP gets closer to its January 6-10, 2020 sailing, event organizer Gary Richards, aka DESTRUCTO and AMFAMFAMF founder has announced details of its daily schedule.  
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 20, 2019
El próximo 27 de diciembre nos vamos directos al corazón del Coliseum de Barcelona con Diana Roig, protagonista de LA TIENDA DE LOS HORRORES, que nos llevará entre bambalinas de esta terrorífica y divertida comedia musical.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 17, 2019
Just in case cooking is not on your Christmas to-do list, check out some of the spots that are making meals to remember on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.