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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
The Winter Park Playhouse continues it's series of professional musicals with their Fall production of I Love A Piano featuring a score of Irving Berlin favorites! The production runs September 21 through October 14, 2018.Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
by Walter McBride - Sep 6, 2018
Hershey Felder brings his wildly acclaimed one-man show, Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin to 59E59 Theaters. The production, featuring music and lyrics by the great American songwriter Irving Berlin, book by Hershey Felder and directed by longtime Felder collaborator Trevor Hay, will play from August 24 through October 28, 2018.
by Aaron Wallace - Sep 28, 2018
Sometimes the piano is front and center. Other times - often - it's forgotten altogether. The ole ivories are a mere MacGuffin, and not a particularly compelling one at that. The show isn't really here to tell us about a piano, or about the characters who buy and sell it...
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018
Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce, the latest installment of the artist's award-winning A 24-Decade History of Popular Music project, will return to The Town Hall in New York City for another skewering of the sacred and the secular on Tuesday, December 11th at 8pm. A follow-up to its debut at The Town Hall in December 2017, the show explores Christmas as calamity, upending our yuletide traditions and celebrating the holiday in all of its dysfunction with the families you choose to love.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
11th Hour Theatre Company brings its consistently sold out concert series back home and as the series begins its 2018-2019 season it has grown. 11th Hour's Next Step Concert Series is now set to run over two weekends. They begin their season with a concert performance of Grey Gardens. Grey Gardens features Music by Scott Frankel, Lyrics by Michael Korie and a Book by Doug Wright. 11th Hour Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director and Co-Founder Steve Pacek directs.  Amanda Morton is the Music Director. Grey Gardens runs October 6-14. The official Media Opening is Sunday, October 7 at 2 p.m.  Tickets cost $36 (which includes a $4 service fee). $19 tickets are available online for Students and Industry. Tickets are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. All performances will take place at The Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 South Hicks Street.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018
Flat Rock Playhouse will continue the 2018 season with a Flat Rock Favorites all-star performance featuring the musical styles made famous by The Grand Ole Opry. Combining the talents of performers from Million Dollar Quartet, Music on the Rock: Johnny Cash & Roy Orbison, and Music on the Rock: Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson, Pickin' and A Grinnin': A Night at the Opry guarantees a high energy, merry riot of musical expression. Running from October 18th to 28th on the historic Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, Pickin' and A Grinnin': A Night at the Opry will offer the perfect chance to bring the whole family together for a hand clappin' foot stompin' good time!
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2018
Last night Taylor Mac performed a stirring rendition of Patti Smith's iconic "People Have the Power" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, with members of Stay Human, the Jon Batiste-fronted house band, and Mac's own ensemble. Taylor also chatted with Stephen about A 24-Deacde History of Popular Music among other topics.
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 29, 2018
With the holiday season fast approaching Arena Stage is readying their annual Gold Standard Musical. This year it's the classic ship shape Cole Porter musical from 1934, Anything Goes. The production begins performances on November 2nd and plays through December 23rd in the Fichandler space.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Jo Stafford, dubbed 'America's most versatile singing star' was a performer who Judy Collins called "…one of the greatest singers of all time." To celebrate her amazing legacy and body of work in her centenary year, rising jazz star Margi Gianquinto is presenting A Centennial Tribute to Jo Stafford at Birdland on Thursday, November 1 at 5:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
Legendary American song composer Harold Arlen will have a Hollywood Big Band tribute when Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa (Wicked) and Joseph Leo Bwarie (Jersey Boys) join Arlen's son Sam Arlen and singers Karon Blackwell and George Bugatti, for The Music of Harold Arlen, Wonderful Wizard of Song at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Saturday, December 1 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents the incomparable, Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce for a two-night engagement on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15 at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018
The story and songs of America's Composer come to life onstage in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, a play with music written and performed by acclaimed actor/pianist Hershey Felder. This special engagement will run for 13 performances, December 19 - 30, 2018 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600, click ppt.org, or visit the Box Office. The Production Sponsor is UPMC.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Longtime a cappella vocal group The Art Mob presents their Fall Concert series with a highly relevant program of old-time tunes-everything from Tin Pan Alley, jazz, and radio gospel to Appalachian folk tunes and shape-note hymns. If it's obscure or forgotten, the Art Mob will find it and sing it.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018
The Alley Theatre announces the line-up for the 2019 Alley All New Festival, January 18 - January 27, 2019. The fourth annual Festival will feature a world premiere production, readings and workshop performances of five new plays, as well as an Early Draft Preview of a new musical. Festival playwrights include Robert Askins, Hilary Bettis, Glen Berger, Chisa Hutchinson, Claire Kiechel, Don Nguyen, and Lawrence Wright. Special packages are available for the final weekend of the Festival and include prime seating at all presentations, exclusive artist access, and meals between performances. Packages can be booked now at alleytheatre.org/allnew or by calling the Box Office at 713-220-5700. Advance reservations for individual events are recommended and can be made on November 26 at alleytheatre.org. All readings and workshop performances are free and open to the public.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
Jo Stafford, dubbed 'America's most versatile singing star' was a performer who Judy Collins called "…one of the greatest singers of all time." To celebrate her amazing legacy and body of work in her centenary year, rising jazz star Margi Gianquinto is presenting A Centennial Tribute to Jo Stafford at Birdland today, November 1 at 5:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018
There will a discussion and signing for BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical by Kevin Winkler on Thursday, 10th at 5pm at the The Drama Book Shop 250 West 40th St. (bet B'way & 8th Ave).
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018
General on sale begins Wednesday, May 30 at Noon for award-winning actor and piano virtuoso Hershey Felder in his wildly acclaimed one-man show, HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). The production, featuring music and lyrics by the great American songwriter Irving Berlin, book by Hershey Felder and directed by longtime Felder collaborator Trevor Hay, will play from August 24 through October 28, 2018, with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, September 5. Felder returns to 59E59 Theaters, where he recently played a sold out engagement of MAESTRO (Leonard Bernstein) and adapted, directed and designed the sold out THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to announce the lineup of shows for the 2018 Summer Season at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center will present an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, live on stage for six performances only, June 15 through June 24 on the Main Stage Theater.
by Claudio Erlichman - May 11, 2018
With direction and performance by Miguel Falabella, the revival of The Producers will be in short season at Teatro Procopio Ferreira in Sao Paulo. Then the production follows to Rio de Janeiro, when it opens on July 13, at Teatro Vivo Rio.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018
Creative Cauldron's Annual Summer Cabaret and Concert Series will be held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from July 6th through September 15th at Creative Cauldron, 410 South Maple Avenue. The Summer Cabaret and Concert Series treats audiences to performances by some of the finest musical theatre talent in the Washington, DC-Metro area.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center will present an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, live on stage for six performances only, June 15 through June 24 on the Main Stage Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
World-renowned opera singer and recitalist Stephanie Blythe will premiere her new cabaret act, 'The Tender Trap,' as a special benefit for The Mabel Mercer Foundation today evening, June 14th at Feinstein's / 54 Below. Ms. Blythe, acclaimed by The New York Times as 'a force of nature,' will celebrate 'love, obsession, and the stuff in between,' in a repertoire selected from the Great Popular Songbook of the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s - a golden age for the melodies and lyrics of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and (eventually) Hollywood.
by Gary Naylor - Jun 13, 2018
A play that explores the impact of gentrification on London through two characters, flawed but real, in an engaging work.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
London is about to dazzle in Summer with sequins as Rick Skye brings his award winning Liza show to London. See the show at Zedel in London.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
The story and songs of America's Composer come to life onstage in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, a play with music written and performed by acclaimed actor/pianist Hershey Felder. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday August 1, 2018 for this Pittsburgh premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018
Now in its 8th season, the Gesher Music Festival returns for two weeks in August, bringing chamber music with a multi-cultural twist to their performances. The Festival runs from August 9 - 19 with three formal concerts as well as several more informal opportunities to hear some of the music and meet the musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018
The 2018-19 Season marks Creative Cauldron's tenth year producing and presenting live theater and music. This season includes a diverse range of programming for adults and families alike. Highlighting the season will be a world premiere musical, On Air, written by internationally produced duo Stephen Gregory Smith and Matt Conner. On Air is the final installment of Creative Cauldron's five-year "Bold New Works for Intimate Stages" initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its series of professional musicals into the new year with their production of Ain't Misbehavin'. The show features a score of songs made famous by the iconic Fats Waller and runs January 25 through February 23 , 2019. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its series of professional musicals into the new year with their production of Ain't Misbehavin'. The show features a score of songs made famous by the iconic Fats Waller and runs January 25 through February 23 , 2019. Performances are Today and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Today and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its series of professional musicals into the new year with their production of Ain't Misbehavin'. The show features a score of songs made famous by the iconic Fats Waller and runs January 25 through February 23 , 2019.  Performances are Today and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Today and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its series of professional musicals into the new year with their production of Ain't Misbehavin'. The show features a score of songs made famous by the iconic Fats Waller and runs January 25 through February 23 , 2019.  Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
Deborah Grace Winer presents The Classic American Songbook Series returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with four jewel-box revues created especially for the venue's unique supper club setting. Each show celebrates American popular song as well as artists who created, interpreted and made themselves an integral part of the music. There is a $35-60 cover charge for each show, and a $25 food and beverage minimum. Premium seating is available for $75-$95. For reservations and information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Irish Arts Center (IAC), a multidisciplinary center dedicated to bringing people of all backgrounds together through the excellence and dynamism of Irish arts and culture, announces its Spring 2019 season a cross-section of the exhilarating theater, music, dance, literature, art, and genre-defying performance coming from Ireland and Irish America, alongside educational events engaging participants with an array of rich traditions. With performances as wide-ranging as Margaret McAuliffe's acclaimed one-woman play The Humours of Bandon, Declan O'Rourke's epic song cycle Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, and Paul Muldoon's performance adaptation of a 1773 Irish poem, IAC provides an intimate home for artists' boldest visions. As construction on IAC's landmark permanent new home in Hell's Kitchen takes place just beyond the organization's original location, IAC's vast ambition and accomplishment will be on full display, outside and in, throughout Spring 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
En el marco del ciclo Música de cámara, organizado por la Coordinación Nacional de Música y Ópera del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, la violinista Nana Spartak Qizi Babayeva y el pianista Erik Cortés Alcántara ofrecerán un recital con música de Fikret Amirov, Manuel M. Ponce y Paul Schoenfield.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019
Music Theatre of Denton is bringing RAGTIME the Musical to Campus Theatre as our first production of the 2019 Season, weekends of February 22 and March 1. We are extending an opportunity for you to review us for publication for either our Friday or Saturday evening, or Sunday matinee performances. To reserve your comp ticket please email mtd@musictheatreofdenton.com and include your selected date; we will respond back with ticket confirmation.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional classic theatre company located in Philadelphia's Mt. Airy neighborhood, takes on Shakespeare's greatest tragedy this spring. KING LEAR, a searing drama about the dangers of absolute power, comes to Quintessence from March 19, 2019 through April 20, 2019. Opening night is Saturday, March 23 at 7:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018
Skylight Music Theatre announced the cast and creative team for Five Guys Named Moe, a joyful, jazzy tribute to Louis Jordan, the 1940s rhythm and blues singer, songwriter and bandleader.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its series of professional musicals into the new year with their production of Ain't Misbehavin'. The show features a score of songs made famous by the iconic Fats Waller and runs January 25 through February 23 , 2019. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce two of the three productions planned for the 2019 Mainstage Summer Season. The first will be the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE, which will run from May 28 - June 16. This new play is by Alan Fox and will be directed by three-time Tony Award Winner Jack O'Brien (The Hard Place, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018
Legendary American song composer Harold Arlen will have a Hollywood Big Band tribute when Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa (Wicked) and Joseph Leo Bwarie (Jersey Boys) join Arlen's son Sam Arlen and singers Karon Blackwell and George Bugatti, for The Music of Harold Arlen, Wonderful Wizard of Song at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) today, December 1 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
2018 MAC Award Best Female Vocalist to Perform at Tin Pan Alley in P-Town (8/14, 15, 23 & 9/8) and Critically Acclaimed MY SHIP: SONGS FROM 1941 at Cape Cod's Cotuit Center on 9/7 at 7:30 pm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018
Gretna Theatre announced their 92nd anniversary season today in Mount Gretna, PA, featuring five mainstage productions in the historic Mount Gretna Playhouse. Executive Producer Brian Kurtas is proud to unveil the 2019 season noting, 'We are looking forward to sharing these titles, which are a collection of Broadway classics and new award-winning plays. I couldn't be more thrilled to offer these shows to the community after a year of growth and regenerated excitement for the work we do. Almost everything you see on our stage is created right here in Central PA.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
Arena Stage announces Corbin Bleu will play Billy Crocker and Soara-Joye Ross will play Reno Sweeney in Cole Porter's madcap seafaring musical, Anything Goes.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
General on sale begins Wednesday, May 30 at Noon for award-winning actor and piano virtuoso Hershey Felder in his wildly acclaimed one-man show, HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director).