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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Donald R. Walters, Esq., board president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's Theatre & Arts Honors, today announced that tickets go on public sale today for the April 6 awards ceremony at 7:30 pm at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, 3800 NW 11th Place in Lauderhill (33311).
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 6, 2020
The country-western singer and gay rights activist is playing smaller venues and this month he will debut at Birdland with his personal hits and personal friends. Stephen Mosher has a one on one to talk about it all, out in the open
by Bobby Patrick - Mar 6, 2020
You may ask,Bobby was the evening sexy for any crowd, gender or persuasion - ABSOLUTELY! Was the evening any fun??? A completely fun, enjoyable, really full night of entertainment and that's why Bobby gives LE SCANDAL CABARET 4 ½ Rainbows Out Of 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Artistic Director Blake Robison announced Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2020-21 season today, which includes world premieres by Keith Josef Adkins, Deborah Zoe Laufer and Ken Ludwig, along with the U.S. Premiere of David Haig's Pressure.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Outfest Fusion 2020: Culture. Film. Music. Story. presented by Comcast NBCUniversal is announcing today Blackhouse Foundation Founding Board Member and Chair Brickson Diamond will be the recipient of the 2020 Fusion Achievement Award for his decades of outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ Arts and Media Visibility. Diamond has dedicated his career to philanthropy and advancing opportunities for people of color through diversity, inclusion and core culture advisement across industries including entertainment, technology, investment management and non-profits. 
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 31, 2020
Hoy 31 de enero llega a los cines de todo España el biopic JUDY, en el que se retrata la vida de la leyenda del cine, el teatro y la canción Judy Garland durante algunos de los años más difíciles de su vida.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Baruch Performing Arts Center will present a work-in-process presentation of Siachen from April 30-May 2, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 and can be purchased online at
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Make the Massey Theatre your destination for Family Day Weekend with programming that's a little bit different and fun for kids and adults alike. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
New strategic arts initiative Something to Aim For, which supports artists with lived experience of discrimination creating socially engaged work, has announced its first season including works from international cabaret icon Le Gateau Chocolat and radical performance artist FK Alexander. From self-destruction to self-expression, from isolation to austerity, the artists tackle pressing social issues with their own distinctive performance styles including cabaret, performance art and grime and rap.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
I Could Go On Singing came to me very suddenly, after a very long time. Time spent trying to distill years of experience into a piece of work that contained those years. My love of Judy Garland grew in my heart, quietly, privately. Reading book after book. My love of noise music, particularly that of Okishima Island Tourist Association, developed physically, publicly, going to gig after gig. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
A studio presentation of a?oeLaugh While You Can,a?? a new musical by Celine Carroll and Fiona Looney directed by the internationally celebrated director Ray Yeates, will be seen as part of the 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival in three performances this weekend.  Music direction is by veteran Broadway music director Jeffrey Saver.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Centenary Stage Company has announced its cast for the upcoming 2020 production of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys opening February 14 and running through March 1 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.
by Melissa Giordano - Jan 28, 2020
Now in the middle of their spectacular fourteenth season, the John W. Engeman Theatre continues to dazzle with an excellent rendition of Million Dollar Quartet. It is a dramatization of a real jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. The Engeman's terrific incarnation of the jukebox musical by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott runs through March 1st at the exquisite Northport venue.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
In October of 2019, Dr. Shirley Basfield Dunlap directed the Morgan State University (MSU) commemoration of 400 years of African presence in America. This commemoration continues at MSU this February 21st- 23rd and 27th-29th, 2020 as Dr. Dunlap directs August Wilson's The Piano Lesson from Wilson's Century Cycle, which documents the African-American experience, with each of the 10 plays set in a different decade of the 20th century.
by Ronn Burton - Feb 8, 2020
BroadwayWorld Oklahoma got to chat with members from VOCTAVE before and after their recent concert at the Kristin Chenoweth Theatre in the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center. Voctave's masterful musicianship can be enjoyed from their recordings and videos, but that's nothing compared to the spine-tingling experience of hearing them live in-person. Be sure to follow them on social media to see when they might be coming to your area next. You won't want to miss them.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) recently announced its Season 16 lineup to a packed house of invited donors and season subscribers. The eight full-scale productions will appear on ABT's Mainstage for the 2020-2021 Season - October 2020 through September 2021.
by Neil Shurley - Feb 7, 2020
'I hope audiences will laugh and maybe cry a little, and leave with something to think about.'
by Gil Kaan - Feb 6, 2020
The much lauded and much admired Broadway leading lady Christine Ebersole will be bringing AN EVENING WITH CHRISTINE EBERSOLE for one night only at The Wallis February 28, 2020. Winner of two Tony Awards (42nd STREET and GREY GARDENS), Christine, in between her many theatrical engagements (and present television gig), ventures out in cabaret settings as her effervescent self, showcasing her gorgeous vocals and charming wit. In a delightful phone conversation, Christine answered my questions with sharp quips as only a seasoned comedienne would. (She was a Saturday Night Live cast member, after all!) Lots of laughing between us!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Creative Co-Lab (Artistic Director Bryan-Keyth Wilson) announced the complete casting today for the Houston remount of the trailblazing choreopoem FOR COLORED BOYZ ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN/ when freedom ain't enuff. The Broadway World nominee for Best Play FOR COLORED BOYZ is a choreopoem by award-winning author/ playwright Bryan-Keyth Wilson (Hood Boy Chronicles, Pamlet, The Subway Series) was inspired by Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf. The show will play March 27-29 at The DeLuxe Theatre in Houston, TX. a?oeWilson's work boldly carves its own space within the theatrical canon just as its female-focused predecessor,a?? said Alric Davis, Broadway World.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE will be presented at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL from March 5 to April 5, 2020. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, with a special press opening performance at 3 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020 (no evening performance on March 7) and matinees on Thursdays, March 19 and 26 at 2 pm in place of evening performances on those two days. The engagement is co-produced by Greenhouse Theater Center and Nancy Hays Entertainment, Inc.
by Walter McBride - Feb 4, 2020
Martin McDonagh's new comedy Hangmen will begin previews on Friday, February 28, 2020, and officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, for a strictly limited twenty-week engagement through Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Back by popular demand - Tanja Storm pays tribute to Eva Cassidy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hundreds of orchestral arrangements owned by Judy Garland, including her classics such as ''Over the Rainbow'', ''Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'', ''Judy at the Palace'', ''I'm Always Chasing Rainbows'' sold Thursday night for $30,599 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Bill Kenwright's production The Sound of Music is currently touring the UK and Ireland - and it's been confirmed that the show will visit Chester during Spring 2020, the only tour dates in the North West.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
The Philly POPS raises a glass to an iconic Copa room performance in a toast to the Chairman-SINATRA: A Man and His Music, May 1-3, 2020 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Farmers Alley Theatre is honoring the life of one of America's greatest playwrights, Neil Simon, with his Pulitzer Prize Winning masterwork, Lost in Yonkers, running March 13-29.  Farmers Alley Theatre is also pleased to announce that thanks in large part to several local organizations, we will be reinstating our Student Ticket Initiative for this production, which provided free student tickets to those who wish to attend the show (subject to availability). 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Hundreds of orchestral arrangements owned by Judy Garland, including her classics such as ''Over the Rainbow'', ''Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'', ''Judy at the Palace'', ''I'm Always Chasing Rainbows'' will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on February 27, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2020
Cristina Fontanelli in 'A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Two' comes to Feinstein's/54 below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Barbra is having a concert and is a little lonely performing, so with the help of the audience and the Ruby slippers Barbra steals from the Smithsonian, they bring Judy Garland back from the grave for a one night only reunion. Rip roaring comedy, jokes, iconic songs of the past and so much more fill this 1-hour stage show. You will hear classics like don't rain on my parade, my man, the trolley song, and over the rainbow. Summer Orlando and Barbra Joan Streetsand conjure their best respective impressions of Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand, with live singing, classic duets, solo performances, comedy and lots of fun!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is going back to school with the regional premiere drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, the acclaimed MacArthu 'Genius' Grant playwright. This 2018 Obie Award-winning play powerfully brings an urgent conversation to the forefront, compassionately probing the limits of our education system and a mother's fight to give her son a future-without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Ron OJ Parson. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
A trio of well-known musical stars will be appearing at the Kings Theatre on Saturday May 23, paying homage to some of the most iconic numbers from the stage and screen.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Suzanna Ross will be singing at the Triad Theater in her cabaret show -- Bewitched, Not Bothered, Not Bewildered -- on Friday, March 20, 2020. The show includes all of the songs on her debut CD by the same title, which has received positive reviews and a Song of the Day (Ces petits riens) in Jazziz Magazine that highlights her 'winning voice' and a 'full-bodied bass solo to boot.'
by Karen Bovard - Feb 2, 2020
Heather Raffo's NOURA, a variation on themes from Ibsen's A DOLL'S HOUSE set within an immigrant Iraqi family, serves as the mainstage anchor for an ambitious, multi-month series of four shows plus a distinguished panel talk at the Guthrie Theater. Collectively, these comprise the theater's Celebration of Arab Artistry. It's been a vital, eye-opening, boundary-crossing initiative. Artistic Director Joseph Haj says, a?oeExpanding the idea of what the classical canon is and should look like is very much in the Guthrie's charge.a??
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
Hey Nonny Nonny!! Will you be our Valentine?? Drunken Shakespeare: Love, Lust and Lagers is right around the corner!! If you wear RED, PINK, or PURPLE, you get a FREE RAFFLE TICKET!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Center Theatre Group has announced its 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, which features Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
INTAR Theatre (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) and Radio Drama Network (Melina Brown, President) cordially invite you to the World Premiere of Bundle of Sticks, a new play by J. Julian Christopher, directed by Lou Moreno. Bundle of Sticks will play a special limited Off-Broadway engagement, beginning February 22nd and continuing through March 22nd only. Opening Night is set for Monday March 2nd.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Get your tickets before they are sold out to pay tribute to music legends like Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston and Tina Turner! These female music icons and others will be the cause for celebration during the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus's (FTLGMC) spring show, a?oeDivas Thru The Agesa?? on Sunday, March 7, at 8 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church (333 Tarpon Drive in Fort Lauderdale).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Acclaimed singer Erin Leddy (Anything Goes) and award winning film and stage actor Tim Realbuto (Yes) will bring FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE to the Laurie Beechman Theatre tonight, February 13th, at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Curve has announced its Made at Curve 2020 Christmas musical, the regional premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
From the Top, the nationally-distributed NPR program heard throughout the Los Angeles region on KUSC (FM 91.5), brings its next live recording event to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:30 PM, featuring newly announced host Peter Dugan and co-host Vijay Gupta. Dugan and Gupta will interview and perform with each of the exceptional young artists, ages 10 - 18, showcasing not just their inspiring talent, but also giving insight into the lives of these young, aspirational artists. The event, presented in conjunction with GRoW @ The Wallis, the umbrella for a robust mix of education and outreach programs at The Wallis, is open to the public and tickets are now available.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Revival Theatre Company (RTC) opens its sixth season with the Iowa premiere of End of the Rainbow, a bitterly-sweet, funny drama about the final years in the life of Judy Garland. 'If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow, why, oh, why, can't I?' End of the Rainbow features a glorious ensemble of Judy Garland fan favorites. The glamour and melancholy of stardom will be on full display.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced additional cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event in celebration of Keen's 20th anniversary will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by Sarah Dussome - Feb 12, 2020
Humorous and heartbreaking, the acclaimed Broadway smash is a moving crowd-pleaser.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Children's Theatre Company (CTC) has announced the production of The Rainbow Fish, running March 10, 2020 through April 5, 2020, directed and designed by Jim Morrow with music by Steven Naylor. This original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister's colorful stories uses innovative puppetry, striking scenic effects, and delightful original music that will mesmerize the entire family. Together, you'll travel with the beautiful Rainbow Fish through the great unknown deep sea, discover new worlds, meet a wise octopus and a helpful starfish, and learn what it means to share your most prized possession.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Cirque du Soleil hosts a very special EQUALITY NIGHT celebration of their exciting new show, VOLTA, on Thursday, February 13 at 8:00pm under the Big Top at Dodger Stadium. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Segal Centre is thrilled to be welcoming back Tony nominee and 4-time Dora winner Louise Pitre and W. Joseph Matheson (as seen in 2018's hit The Angel and the Sparrow) for a concert celebration of Jewish musical artists of the 60s. Directed by Avery Saltzman, The Times They Are a Changin' will be rocking the Sylvan Adams Theatre from March 1 to March 22, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
On the last Monday of every month, The Love Show and Corn Mo bring an intimate evening of entertainment to the legendary Slipper Room.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Artistic Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman are thrilled to announce Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2020/21 Season with 15 productions across four venues in the Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex.