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by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
It's a theater season filled with daring, colorful and memorable heroes. Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its blockbuster schedule for 2019-20. The curtain goes up on Kelsey's 46th season Sept. 12 with the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical The Sound of Music, followed by other major musicals, dramas, comedies, and shows for the entire family. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible with free parking next to the theater. 
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
The Highwomen—the new collaborative movement formed by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires—made their television debut last night performing their single “Redesigning Women” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Acclaimed Australian producer Flume debuts a collaborative EP, Quits, with rapper Reo Craguntoday featuring previously released single “Friends” and new tracks “Quits” and “Levitate,” premiered today as Zane Lowe's World Record on Apple Music's Beats 1.
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Stanford Live and the Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at SJSU are excited to announce a special event honoring Mumford and Sons, the 2019 recipient of the John Steinbeck Award. The award ceremony features a conversation with the band members as well as an acoustic performance at Bing Concert Hall on Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 pm. Public onsale begins Friday, August 9. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Open Window Theatre has hired its first Managing Director, Dr. Cole Matson, as the next step in its 'Redemption 2019' theatre re-launch after a three-year producing hiatus. Dr. Matson will work with Open Window's founding Executive-Artistic Director Jeremy Stanbary on the business management of the theatre and development of a new season of cultural events - including talks, concerts, film screenings, and new play readings - complementi
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Michael Franti & Spearhead are adding U.S. tour dates throughout the fall in support of their critically acclaimed new album Stay Human Vol. II, out now on Thirty Tigers. The tour includes a hometown show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, a stop at Denver's Mission Ballroom, and shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and more. Select dates are available for presale via Franti's fan club, the Soulrocker Fam, beginning 10 a.m. local time on Wednesday, July 31 here with tickets available to the general public on Friday, August 2 at 10 a.m. local time here. Franti will be hosting his VIP Experience prior to each headline date, which is sold as an upgrade, and includes a Q&A with Michael, a private acoustic jam, Meet & Greet photo and a signed commemorative poster. These upgrades can also be purchased here. See below for a complete list of dates.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Indonesian rapper Rich Brian debuts “The Sailor,” a 15-minute short film directed by Sing J. Lee and a companion piece to his new album of the same name, today. The film was developed and produced by Mamag Studios, the award-winning studio that has worked with Donald Glover, Adidas, Google, Spotify and The New York Times.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Rising multi-instrumental virtuoso, songwriter and producer Nate Mercereau unveils the video for “Righteous Energy” today via Mxdwn. Watch the video, directed by Venezuela-born, Portugal-based filmmaker and scientist Maria Costanza Pereira,here. “Righteous Energy” is taken from Mercereau's recently released debut album Joy Techniques, out now on his own How So Records.
by Noelle Hannibal - Jul 30, 2019
Fresh from Off-JFL, in time for Montréal Pride - An outrageously devilish comedy-horror romp Having had a successful run with Off-JFL, LESBIAN SPEED DATE FROM HELL! now takes the stage for Montréal Pride Festival, bringing a queer-centric show with a cast and crew from all colours of the rainbow. It is a unique piece that has garnered attention from CBC Radio's Daybreak, CTV News, Cult MTL, and CJAD's Dan Laxer. This pertinent show, which evolved out of a need to see more female and queer driven content, sparks debate and open conversations about the future of queer content.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Akvavit Theatre announces its 2019 season: FAMILY Drama, 2 Norwegian Plays appearing this fall in a double bill.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
The tongue-in-cheek anthology, Abdication!, will be a featured event for the 10th anniversary THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY DREAM UP FESTIVAL 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
The Lakewood Playhouse announces the addition of Willamina Moray to the Administrative Staff of the Theatre in the position of Education Production Manager of the Lakewood Institute of Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
The all-new 2019 Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide, which includes mobile optimization and an updated website design, is now available for purchase on Rotoworld.com ahead of the return of the NFL on Thursday, Aug. 1, as the Atlanta Falcons face the Denver Broncos at 8 p.m. ET on NBC in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. The magazine version hit newsstands and stores across the country last week with Arizona rookie quarterback Kyler Murray on the cover.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Live from Here with Chris Thile will kick off its fourth season on September 7 from its new broadcast home, New York's The Town Hall. The shows new dates include guest performances from Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, The Lumineers, Raphael Saadiq,Trey Anastasio, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Jamila Woods, Rachael Price and more. More guests will be announced and additional information on 2020 dates to come soon.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Superstar Maren Morris' smash single “GIRL” is #1 on country radio this week, the first solo song by a woman to top the Billboard Country Airplay Chart since February 2018 and Morris' third time at #1 overall.
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 28, 2019
We had the pleasure of interviewing Executive Chef and Co-owner Yurum Nam of Zusik in the West Village for our 'Chef Spotlight.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
You and a guest will receive tickets to Waitress on Broadway and enjoy an exclusive backstage tour with a cast member.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 25, 2019
Elton John's classic song, 'Tiny Dancer' will be featured in the musical adaptation of Almost Famous.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
According to the Daily Mail, early next year, Michael Ball And Alfie Boe will reunite to embark on a UK stadium tour, which will also include several dates in Japan.
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
To mark the ten-year anniversary of acclaimed U.K. rockers Band of Skulls' debut album, Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, the group will release a limited edition vinyl and book onSeptember 27. Included in the deluxe package will be a 12” padded case bound book featuring 60 inner pages all housed within a rigid slipcase, a 12” milky-clear vinyl of Baby Darling Doll Face Honey as well as a 10” transparent red vinyl of B-Sides and bonus tracks. In addition, the band will include four CD's comprising of their debut album, live recordings at The Troubadour, The Viper Room, Fingerprints Record Store and sessions at Daytrotter and The Village LA. The book is available for pre-order now at bandofskulls.com. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus a?" a non-profit, Board-led, preeminent institution whose mission is to engage the region's diverse communities with art through performance and education a?" announces four new members to its Board of Directors. The elected members are all esteemed regional leaders, selected to serve alongside an already impressive list of the Philadelphia community's civic and business influencers to guide the Kimmel Center into a successful future. Assuming the role of Chairman of the Board on July 1, 2019, Michael D. Zisman has served on the Kimmel Center's Board of Directors for 8 years over multiple terms.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Idiot String (Founding Producers Joan Howard and Rebecca Longworth) is proud to announce the Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players' 2019 Bay Area Parks tour. This summer's show, created and performed by the five-member travelling troupe, is a parody of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring entitled A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase, and will play six performances in public parks on Saturdays and Sundays, August 17 - 25, 2019. Performances are free of charge, though donations are accepted. No tickets or reservations are necessary. For more information, visit www.peripateticplayers.org.
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Breakout New Orleans-based five-piece Tank and The Bangas will continue to take their lauded live show on the road this fall with stops including New York's Apollo Theater, Los Angeles' The Fonda Theatre, Chicago's Metro and Boston's Royale as well as performances at Afropunk, Newport Jazz Festival and Emerge Fest. Tickets will be available on Friday, July 26 at tankandthebangas.com. See below for complete tour dates.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Ron Pope debuts new tracks “Take The Edge Off” and “Practice What I Preach” via The Boot; read the piece HERE. He also confirms his new LP,Bone Structure, will be released next spring via Brooklyn Basement Records
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 23, 2019
From 2016, Almeida Young Company have been steadily producing plays working with two groups of young actors. They're This summer their participants aged 14-18 are presenting Molly Taylor's The Wave and the older group (18-25) are staging Nina Segal's (This Isn't) A True Story.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Alexa Rose is announcing her debut full-length album on Big Legal Mess today with “Medicine For Living”, the song which won her the acclaimed songwriting competition at Merlefest in 2019. The track, which informs the title of her debut album, is a slice of contemporary roots music in the vein of Gillian Welch, imbued with the Appalachian storytelling sensibilities of her ancestral home in the Alleghany Highlands in western Virginia Rose brings her poignant, soulful, timeless voice to this deep well of traditional songwriting. Speaking to this first single Rose says 'this song is about a love that is failing and that moment when something is about to come to an end. That moment should still be appreciated and enjoyed because it's still part of love. I was trying to reason with myself about something that I had no control over. Medicine for Living is about realizing that all we can do is be loving and reach for love and that in itself can be healing.“ Alexa Rose will be on tour this fall including an official showcase at AmericanaFest in Nashville, TN Sept 10th - 15th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
The official music video for Tyler Childers' new single 'All Your'n' premieres today. Rolling Stone hails the track as 'packed full of characteristic lyrical detail and writerly flourishes,' while Brooklyn Vegan calls it 'a summery, easy-going tune with plenty of twang.'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 22, 2019
Hasta el 28 de julio, todos los lectores de BroadwayWorld Spain pueden votar a sus favoritos entre la lista de candidatos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Karen O & Danger Mouse will play a very special live show Friday, September 6 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, their only live engagement in support of their collaborative album, Lux Prima, released earlier this year on BMG.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Tanya Tucker has added a second appearance in Nashville, with a performance slated for August 23 at the venerable Grand Ole Opry as part of her run of select dates this fall celebrating the release of her new album, While I'm Livin' (out the same day,August 23 via Fantasy Records).
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
On Saturday, July 20 in Hall H at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Marvel Studios' President Kevin Feige officially announced the lineup of feature films for the next two years and shared exciting new information on the brand-new Marvel Studios' series created exclusively for Disney+, Disney's upcoming streaming service launching in the U.S. on November 12.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) culminates its 2019 Summer Dance Intensive with a Workshop Performance on Saturday, August 3 at 1:30 p.m. at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The MSB invites the public to attend this special free program. A donation may be made to The Ruth N. Shiff Memorial Fund or the North Shore Civic Ballet Company (NSCB), a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization headquartered at the school.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Red Sky Performance makes their Doris Duke Theatre debut with the U.S. Premiere of Trace, August 7-11. Red Sky is a leading company of contemporary Indigenous performance in Canada and worldwide, led by Artistic Director Sandra Laronde. a?oeMagnificent in the scope of its imaginationa?? (Globe and Mail), Trace is a highly kinetic contemporary dance work influenced by Anishinaabe sky and star stories, offering a glimpse into Indigenous origins. The U.S. premiere of Trace is the centerpiece of The Land On Which We Dance, a landmark gathering of Indigenous dance and culture at Jacob's Pillow, curated by Sandra Laronde in association with Hawaiian dancer/choreographer Christopher K. Morgan and Massachusetts-based Nipmuc Elder Larry Spotted Crow Mann. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2019
Santa Monica Playhouse has been a cultural treasure in the seaside community for 60 years. Now, the Playhouse is giving love back with its Fourth Annual Binge Free Festival (BFF), a full month of free performances, workshops, readings, music and poetry in Santa Monica's ONLY fringe festival. The BFF's primary focus will be on Santa Monica and Los Angeles-based artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Garry Marshall Theatre is presenting the off Broadway musical The Spitfire Grill, one of the most popular recent musicals with over 600 productions worldwide including in Germany, South Korea, Japan, Australia and London.
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Rising pop star King Princess' highly anticipated debut album, Cheap Queen, is due this fall onZelig/Columbia Records. Today, the multi-instrumentalist and singer premieres a new song “Prophet” taken from the forthcoming album.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Emerging singer, songwriter and performer Tenille Townes is debuting a new version of her single “Somebody's Daughter” today.
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
The Highwomen—a new collaborative movement formed by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires—officially launches today with the release of the group's debut single, “Redesigning Women.”
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Producer and vocalist Horse Head's debut studio album We Had Our Fun is out now onGothBoiClique Records—listen here. live instrumentation by YAWNS, the new album finds Horse Head returning to his alternative roots as he sings about experiences with loneliness, depression and heartbreak.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Indonesian rapper Rich Brian premieres a new song “Kids” today alongside a Sing J. Lee-directed video.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
A bittersweet love story about two survivors of the Armenian genocide that is a universal tale of hope, healing and redemption is next up at International City Theatre. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Richard Kalinoski's multiple award-winning Beast on the Moon for a three-week run, Aug. 23 through Sept. 8, at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Ron Pope announces a string of U.S. tour dates, kicking off January 10, 2020 inNashville; purchase tickets HERE. You can find a complete list of dates below. Pope's new LP, Bone Structure, will be released next spring via his own Brooklyn Basement Records. He has released two singles from the forthcoming record thus far, “Take The Edge Off” and “Practice What I Preach,” which premiered via The Boot. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Today, Stockholm artist Miynt has released her highly anticipated new EP titled, Stay On Your Mind. The EP is out now via B3SCI Records, available everywhere here. Miynt produced much of the EP herself, with the majority of the mixing handled by Jake Aaron (Snail Mail, A$AP Rocky, Grizzly Bear, Solange). 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Tyler Childers' highly anticipated new album, Country Squire, is out today via Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records.  Childers' first release in partnership with RCA Records, Country Squire was produced by Sturgill Simpson and David Ferguson and recorded The Butcher Shoppe in Nashville.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Harlem based band Mwenso & The Shakes' debut album, Emergence, is out now viaRopeadope Records. The new music is receiving early critical praise—JAZZIZ calls the group, “…a unique troupe of global artists presenting music that merges entertainment and artistry” while WBGO.org furthers, “Not many bands in the orbit of jazz today can begin to approach the crowd-pleasing threshold of Mwenso & The Shakes.” ALL ARTS presented by New York Public Media adds, “The music doled out by Mwenso and The Shakes is effusive, overflowing with elements of classical jazz, blues, world music and tap. When played live, this amalgam of ideas and musical references has garnered the spiritual jazz-outfit with a reputation for energetic sets and genre-pushing inventions.” 
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 2, 2019
Chef Vincent Chirico has brought a distinctive new dining opportunity to the West Village. His newest restaurant, Coarse NYC on West 13th Street features an interactive guest experience. The chefs prepare the finest dishes and serve them table side while you relax and experience perfect wine pairings.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
“The House That Built Me,” the newest song from Tanya Tucker's upcoming album While I'm Livin', debuts today. Made famous by Miranda Lambert, the song is one of the well-chosen covers on the release. In Tucker's version, the lyrics have been adapted to reflect the journey of a mother revisiting the home where she raised her family in order to find herself again. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
The official music video for John Prine's song 'Lonesome Friends of Science' is premiering today. Illustrated by Barcelona-based graphic designer Tiago Majuelos and produced by Spanish animation production company BLISS, the video can now be watched below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
The Atlas Performing Arts Center's stellar Atlas Presents Silent Film series continues this Fall with live original music by Andrew Earle Simpson. Simpson is the Curator and Resident Musician for the Atlas Silent Film Series. A renowned and accomplished composer, conductor, and performer, he is the Resident Film Accompanist at the National Gallery of Art, and appears regularly at the Library of Congress, AFI Silver Theater, and many venues across the United States and abroad. Performances include The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog on 11/3 and Stella Dallas on 12/1.