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by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
The Gift Theatre is pleased to conclude its 17th season with the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's* COSMOLOGIES, directed by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton*, playing October 19 - December 9, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
The Price of Silence stars the EMMY winning actor Richard Thomas, the award winning actress Lynn Mancinelli, Vanity star Emrhys Cooper, and Kristen Carey from Hall Pass. Sexual assault, opioid addiction, alcoholism, and family dysfunction are central elements of The Price ofSilence and hold great relevance for today's social climate. This topical film was directed by Tony Germinario (Bad Frank) and has been acquired by Circus Road Films. Having just begun its festival run, this outstanding film has already won 9 awards, including multiple awards for Best Actor, directing and for Best Film.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
Go back to in time with the enchanting French singer Chloe Perrier (Brooklyn Resident) and her new band, the French Heart Jazz Band!  The French Heart Jazz band is a mix of French chansons and American jazz standards from the '20s to the '40s with a continental flare!  The group is known for its reinvention of the old chestnut 'My Heart Belongs to Daddy' as a bolero-tinged Twin Peaks theme, an obscure '20s hot jazz tune that Perrier had found in a history book, and the classic 'La Vie en Rose.' 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
Friends of Charlotte will gather for a celebration of her life and distinguished career on Broadway, films and television on Thursday, November 1.  Charlotte passed away on August 5th.  The New York City invitational Celebration is hosted by Ted Seifman, Jim Brochu, David Staller and Ted Snowdon.  For more information 212 355-7823 or info@gingoldgroup.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
The Gift Theatre is pleased to conclude its 17th season with the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's* COSMOLOGIES, directed by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton*, playing October 19 - December 9, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
In her new book, Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together, beloved writer-comedian Gaby Dunn expands on her popular podcast with an engaging and empowering financial literacy book for Millennials and Gen Z, available January 1st, 2019 from Atria/Simon & Schuster. In the first episode of her “Bad With Money” podcast, Gaby asked patrons at a coffee shop two questions: First, what's your favorite sex position? Everyone was game to answer, even the barista. Then, she asked how much money was in their bank accounts. People were aghast. “That's a very personal question,” they insisted. And therein lies the problem.
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 14, 2018
In the heritage city of Dapitan, located in the northeastern coast of Zamboanga Del Norte, lies its own 'happiest place on earth,' the Gloria de Dapitan, where the more popular Gloria's Fantasyland amusement park is found.
by Cary Ginell - Nov 13, 2018
The infectious spirit of living life to its fullest is the message in 'Zorba,' the 1968 musical that starred Herschel Bernardi. Musical Theatre Guild's staged concert version of the musical starred Michael Kostroff in an exuberant display of hedonism that is welcomed after the tragic Borderline shooting in Thousand Oaks and subsequent fires in Southern California communities.
by Marieke van den Wall Bake - Nov 1, 2018
On the 27th of October, 2018, music enthusiasts gathered in the magnificent Salle Garnier in the Monte-Carlo Casino to enjoy an extraordinary 'Blues Night' with Manu Lanvin, Johnny Gallagher and no one less than legend Buddy Guy. Never before have these three gifted masters shared a stage in Monaco, and thus the promise of a unique and rocking evening was in the cards.
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2018
Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda chat several upcoming projects, parenthood, and Puerto Rico on Good Morning America!
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018
The Cherrytree Music Company and Live Nation announced today that following a European summer tour, Sting & Shaggy will bring their dynamic and vibrant joint live show to a variety of North American venues this fall.  Performing in intimate clubs and theatres, the iconic artists will combine their bands to play songs from their recently-released, island-flavored collaborative album, 44/876 (A&M/Interscope Records), and to collaborate on each other's most celebrated hits such as 'Every Breath You Take,' 'Englishman In New York,' 'Message In A Bottle,' 'It Wasn't Me,' 'Mr. Boombastic' and 'Angel.' 
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
To continue commemorating what would have been legendary GRAMMY®-winning blues artist John Lee Hooker's 100th birthday, the GRAMMY Museum® will open John Lee Hooker: King Of The Boogie in the Special Exhibits Gallery on the second floor on Thursday, March 29, 2018. On the night of the opening, Diane Hooker-Roan and Zakiya Hooker, daughters of the late bluesman, will appear at the GRAMMY Museum for a special program.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018
PITCH PERFECT 3 SPECIAL EDITION, the highly anticipated follow up to the smash-hit and platinum-selling soundtracks Pitch Perfect & Pitch Perfect 2, is available digitally March 2. The Special Edition contains the 15 songs from the original, standard CD, along with 7 bonus tracks (22 total). Two additional on-screen performance tracks are also included, 'Bend Over' and 'Don't Speak x Hard For Me to Say I'm Sorry,' which is a new mashup from a deleted scene available on the bonus content for the home entertainment release. The PITCH PERFECT 3 SPECIAL EDITION soundtrack from UMe/Republic is available digitally here now.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018
Following the success of their first partnership in 2014 with the song 'Time of Our Lives', premium sport network beIN SPORTS and renowned Grammy winning producer RedOne have decided to partner again as part of beIN SPORTS' coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia with the launch of his new song 'One World', featuring Adelina and Now United.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018
The Chain Theatre is thrilled to announce their NEW home base at 312 W. 36th street, steps from the 'Crossroads of the World' in Midtown Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
Freeform Brings Scales, Not Scrubs, to San Diego Comic-Con
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018
Pita Pit, the fresh-grilled, flavor-filled innovator has unveiled a newly streamlined menu designed to increase speed of service and simplify the ordering process, while continuing to raise the bar on healthy and flavorful food. The new menu will roll out in all of the Pita Pit's U.S. restaurants by the end of the summer. The launch follows extensive testing at Pita Pit's National Training Center in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where a wide variety of factors including new menu design, build complexity and ticketing systems were closely analyzed in order to fine-tune the new menu items, efficiency, and order accuracy. Testing continued in over 40 locations throughout the Pita Pit system to refine the guest experience across all regions.
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2018
The second and final wave of TEEN CHOICE TM 2018 nominees have been announced and music artists Cardi B and Selena Gomez lead with four nominations each. In film, "The Greatest Showman," "Black Panther" and "Solo: A Star Wars Story" each received four nods. "Riverdale" leads in television with seven nominations, while "Stranger Things" follows with five and "The Bold Type" with four.
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
Last week, the fourth annual Brooklyn Comes Alive announced their September 29th return to Brooklyn's beloved Williamsburg neighborhood for a music marathon takeover at Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg and the latest addition, Rough Trade. Today, the one-of-a-kind festival lineup was revealed exclusively on SiriusXM by radio personality and industry insider Stef Scamardo, who also announced SiriusXM Jam On curator Ari Fink as the event's official host.
by Sean Fallon - Jul 8, 2018
THE QUEEN BEES is a different type of jukebox musical, one that focuses on the rise to stardom of a fictional 'girl group' trio of the 1960s, one whose story holds similarities to that of the Shangri-Las. Excellent singing and acting by a talented cast of three make this show a highly recommendable experience, at the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, in Berlin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
The Gift Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's* COSMOLOGIES, directed by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton*. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays announced that Curran is celebrating Christmas in July with the public on-sale of single tickets for TAYLOR MAC'S HOLIDAY SAUCE, a Pomegranate Arts / Nature's Darling production, beginning this Friday, July 27 at 10 a.m. HOLIDAY SAUCE presents Christmas as calamity.
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Martin Turner and his band return to the concert stages in Autumn 2018 to perform another classic album from the vintage years of Wishbone Ash ? 1970's iconic Wishbone Ash debut album in its entirety. This follows on from sold-out tours in 2017 and the spring this year during which they performed the seminal 1972 album Argus and 1974's There's the Rub.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018
Listen to First Black Eyed Peas Single in Seven Years
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents jazz quintet The Cafe Society as they honor "the grand diva of jazz," Nancy Wilson, on February 1, 2019 at 9:30pm. This carefully curated tribute features a selection of Nancy's songs interwoven with captivating details about her life and music. From her early jazz collaborations with George Shearing and Cannonball Adderley to her biggest R&B hits, enjoy the best of Nancy Wilson as interpreted by this Brooklyn-based group of professional jazz musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Scandinavian supergroup Atomic began their career confounding convention and eighteen extraordinary years later they are still at it. The band's latest album, Pet Variations, a signature blend of impassioned jazz and rebooted contemporary-classicism, is a fresh departure from the norm. First, the backstory… 
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2019
Director Patty Jenkins' ( Wonder Woman,  Monster) highly anticipated limited suspense drama, I Am the Night, starring Chris Pine (Wonder Woman,  Star Trek). I Am the Night premieres  Monday, January 28, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT .
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019
The new Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC) is a multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Avenel, New Jersey. Funded by the Woodbridge Arts Alliance, this 13,500 square foot venue promises to energize Avenel and surrounding communities by programming exceptional, professional theatre, music, comedy, dance and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
After a successful summer show in Seoul, South Korea, during the Seoul Web Fest, Italian performer Andrea Galata' kicks off 2019 touring in China with the brand new musical by New York very own Funikijam Rhythm Boom Boom, on stage the in the Chongqing Grand Theatre the last week of January.
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
The powerhouse ensemble known as Ghost-Note kicked off 2019 accompanying Lettuce on tour, which saw exciting sit-ins and collaborations throughout the run. Early March will see the band join Umphrey's McGee for a handful of tour dates, but after last night's highly successful headlining performance at Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles, the band is eager to announce more headlining dates for this coming spring.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2018
Two-time Wellington Theatre Awards' Designer of the Year Ian Harman is keeping himself on his toes with his latest artistic vision. As well as showcasing his exceptional talents in costume, set and production design, Lola's Grave Mistake (BATS Theatre, 7-10 February) stars Harman's glamorous alter-ego, Mr Lola Illusion, in a solo cabaret spectacular that promises to be 'dead funny.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2019
It's the final countdown! In a matter of days the ultimate throwback pop concert So Pop will land in Australia and New Zealand, bringing the hottest acts of the 90s and 00s with it.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
A musical extravaganza is promising to put the boom boom into your heart as it heads to town in celebration of a global superstar.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Producers Anita Greenspan and Tony Hawk with Executive producer Adam Zotovich announced today that a new musical adaptation of the 2007 Nick Hornby novel, SLAM, is in development. This new project will feature a book by Tony Award Nominee Kyle Jarrow (SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical) with music and lyrics by Mark Mothersbaugh (prolific film composer, co-founder of new wave band Devo). Pro-skater Tony Hawk, who is featured as a character in the novel, is a producer on the project and is slated to develop skate choreography.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
FunikiJam World Music, in cooperation with AZ Wonderland Productions, Inc., will produce the Off-Broadway world premiere of the new family musical, 'Rhythm Boom Boom,' Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Actor's Temple Theatre, before launching internationally with a 60-city tour of China.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Bassist/Composer Billy Mohler returns his Focus to jazz after a successful career in rock, pop and R&B production and songwriting. Mohler's leader debut Focus is due out this March via Make Records, featuring a stellar chordless quartet with Shane Endsleyand Nate Wood of Kneebody and Chris Speed of a MULTITUDE of ensembles. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2018
Leading British festival and conference FOCUS Wales has detailed its SXSW showcase, set to take place at The Townsend on Wednesday March 14th, with doors at 7:30pm. The showcase will feature the brightest music that Wales will offer the conference, with performances from Rachel K Collier, Doc Daneeka, Himalayas, Stella Donnelly, Dan Bettridge, and Christopher Rees. FOCUS Wales is presenting the showcase in partnership with Wales Arts International.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents jazz quintet The Cafe Society as they honor "the grand diva of jazz," Nancy Wilson, on February 1, 2019 at 9:30pm. This carefully curated tribute features a selection of Nancy's songs interwoven with captivating details about her life and music. From her early jazz collaborations with George Shearing and Cannonball Adderley to her biggest R&B hits, enjoy the best of Nancy Wilson as interpreted by this Brooklyn-based group of professional jazz musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017
Listen To Zedd and Iggy Azalea Collab on BOOM BOOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017
From Africa to America, from the pages of Fantastic Four to the silver screen, Black Panther has become an icon in the universe of American comics, capturing the hearts of readers and viewers for decades.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
Scandinavian supergroup Atomic began their career confounding convention and eighteen extraordinary years later they are still at it. The band's latest album, Pet Variations, a signature blend of impassioned jazz and rebooted contemporary-classicism, is a fresh departure from the norm. First, the backstory… 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Now graduated from college and out in the real world where it takes more than a cappella to get by, the Bellas return in PITCH PERFECT 3 the next chapter in the beloved series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Today, Insomniac Records brings the acclaimed Australian duo, Cut Snake, into the fold with their groovy new EP featuring, Dr. Um and Party Tutorial. Childhood friends turned dance music producers, Fish and Sedz grew up surfing professionally on the Gold Coast.
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 6, 2018
There has been a lot of news swirling around stage to screen adaptations in the past few weeks, from Lin-Manuel Miranda directing a TICK, TICK... BOOM! movie, to Diane Paulus directing NBC's HAIR LIVE!, and this Friday, the Disney Channel original movie of the FREAKY FRIDAY musical will premiere.
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
Kerry Washington has signed on to star in and executive produce OLD CITY BLUES for Hulu, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
The Artistic Home Ensemble will present the Chicago premiere of Lauren Gunderson's ADA AND THE ENGINE as the final entry in its three-play 2018-19 season, according to company Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra, who announced the season today. The 36-year-old Gunderson was the most-produced playwright in America during 2017, according to American Theatre Magazine.
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
Natchez, the debut album from emerging rockers Bishop Gunn, will be released May 4on Farm2Turntable. The lead single, “Shine,” is out now and marks the first release of material tracked inside the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio since it reopened in January 2016. Watch/share the video for “Shine” here:https://youtu.be/F3A_coTcUek. 
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