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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
What do you get when you mash up the musical styles of swingin' jazz standards and an intimate Cabaret evening of songs and stories? You get powerful vocalist and inimitable performer Lisa Donahey in her new show "Jazzbaret."
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2019
Rom Com Fest, a new Los Angeles based film festival which celebrates love through film and experiences, announced the lineup for its inaugural festival which will take place June 20-23, 2019. The lineup includes special themed screenings of iconic romantic comedies, as well as a competition lineup of new romantic comedies, and a number of unique themed events and activities. The program was announced today by the festival's Founder and Executive Director Miraya Berke.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings ABBA. Get ready to dance and jive with your favorite Broadway stars at 54 Sings ABBA on June 30th, 2019 at 9:30pm at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW.
by Marina Kennedy - May 30, 2019
Ruth Stage will present Lone Star by James McLure for eight performances from June 8 to June 16 at the 13th Street Repertory Theater in New York City. Broadwayworld.com interviewed New Jersey native, Matt de Rogatis who stars as Roy in the production.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Graveyard Club is excited to announce the upcoming release of Goodnight Paradise, out June 28th (Pre-Order). The Twin Cities band's new album is brimming with haunting melodies, poetic lyric narratives, and enveloping synths. A combination that fans of Stars, Magnetic Fields, and M83 will surely gravitate towards. Sonically the band bridge the gap between 80's goth and synth pop and 50's crooners, creating a distinctly nostalgic feel for a place and time you feel you know intimately, but never really existed. It's Twin Peaks in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill and Boris Karloff at the Under-The-Sea prom of your dreams. Today, Graveyard Club shares their new single “It Hurts”, debuted via Minnesota Public Radio's The Current as their “Song of the Day”, and streaming everywhere. This summer, the band will tour North America, with midwest and west coast dates announced so far. All upcoming tour dates are below.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Today, Graveyard Club share their new single “William” from the forthcoming album Goodnight Paradise, out June 28th (Pre-Order). Debuted via Consequence of Sound's “Origins” feature, the band describe how the single was inspired by, among other things, Ben E. King's classic “Stand By Me”, the St. Paul, MN neighborhood of “Cathedral Hill”, and author Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
HIMOS JUHANNAUS, FINLAND'S LARGE MANAGEMENT FESTIVAL, is playing from June 20 to 22, 2019.
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2019
TV One's gripping true crime series ATL HOMICIDE returns for a second season, premiering on Monday, June 17 at 9 p.m ET/8C. Veteran homicide detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez of the Atlanta Police Department are sharing some of their grittiest stories, giving audiences first-hand accounts of real-life murder investigations. Thirty-year Atlanta PD veterans, Quinn and Velazquez spent fifteen of those years working side by side in the homicide division.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 5, 2019
Severed Heads were the opening act for Orbital, on a warm summer night.
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 28, 2019
'Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare,'a new hip hop adventure for young audiences, embarks on a 13-city tour beginning March 11 in Las Vegas and concluding on May 31 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
The Kennedy Center announces the June calendar of events for Millennium Stage, its free daily performance series featuring art and artists representing countless artistic styles. Highlights of the June calendar include many performances dedicated to the United States's original art form-jazz. Participants of the Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead program-the international jazz residency, performance, and composition project that discovers and presents the next generation of jazz greats on  Millennium Stage (June 6-8). Additionally, the Kennedy Center will host eight performances in collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival (June 9-16). Since 2004, the DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) organization has provided enriching and entertaining jazz performances and programs that introduce students and adults from all walks of life to jazz.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have co-acquired worldwide rights to Max Lewkowicz's FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES. The documentary tells the story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. The film includes interviews with the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, legendary producer Hal Prince, original cast members, such as Austin Pendleton, as well as rare archival footage of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. Further insights into the play's legacy and enduring influence come from new interviews with Broadway luminaries and cultural influencers including Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein as well as famed authors Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin and Nathan Englander. Roadside and Goldwyn will release FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES in theatres this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
We have a dream. A song to sing. And we know you do too, so take a chance on 54 Sings ABBA! Come join some of Broadway's favorites as they sing through your ABBA favorites like "Dancing Queen," "Summer Night City," and "Mamma Mia." 54 Sings ABBA is the ode to Swedish pop music, Meryl Streep in overalls, and the abundance of dads you've always dreamed about. You can dance, you can jive, and have the time of your life at the second installment of 54 Sings ABBA.
by Chantal Kunst - Mar 13, 2019
From the 16th of March to the 9th of April 2019, the Nederlandse Reisopera (Dutch National Touring Opera) will be taking a new production of the Stephen Sondheim musical A Little Night Music around the country. This is an English-language version produced by an American artistic team. In this staging, Director Zack Winokur looks back to the film that the musical was originally based on, Ingmar Bergman's Smile of a Summer Night: 'What I found lacking in the musical, at least in the productions that I saw, was the bodily, sensual and erotic comedy which is at the heart of the film. Why are people continually trying to seduce each other and why are they continually failing? This work is about feelings that everyone deals with in daily life, which is comforting, alienating and disquieting at the same time.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
'Oh, the thinks you can think' when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper from Theatre Under The Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Cleveland Play House (CPH) capped its 103rd season serving the people of Northeast Ohio with its annual benefit, COPACABANA: A Sizzling Summer Night, on June 1, 2019, in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings ABBA. Get ready to dance and jive with your favorite Broadway stars at 54 Sings ABBA on June 30th, 2019 at 9:30pm at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Make haste to downtown Aurora when Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks brings its summer touring production, The Comedy of Errors, to Thomas J. Weisner RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, for a free performance on Saturday, August 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Grammy Award-winning singermulti-instrumentalist Rebecca Haviland and her band Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart just shared a triumphant new single, 'Stone Cold Lonesome.” Wide Open Country premiered the expansive track, out today ahead of the band's upcoming tour.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Graveyard Club's new album Goodnight Paradise is out today and available to stream and purchase everywhere including Spotify and Bandcamp. The twin cities band are thrilled for the world to hear the whole album, and they will celebrate its release with a hometown show at Fine Line Music Cafe on July 26th. Having just completed a west coast tour, Graveyard Club will play dates across the midwest this July as well, with east coast dates to be announced in the coming weeks. Upcoming tour dates are below. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Outgoing Artistic Director Kenny Leon and Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company are thrilled to present Eugene Lee's East Texas Hot Links from July 16 to August 11, 2019. A few years after this play was originally produced in the early nineties, the nation was shocked by the brutal lynching of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, TX, a small East Texas town. The play itself is set in 1955, but the story continues to resonate as playwright Lee explores how we, as humans, feed off of each other as links in the food chain.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Visible Ink and the Beverly Hills Playhouse have announced a new production of Stephen Sachs's critically-acclaimed comedydrama Bakersfield Mist, set for a limited nine-performance run at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Under the direction of Amir Korangy, the cast will feature Diane Cary and John Mawson. Opening is set for Friday, July 12, at 8pm. The regular running schedule is Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 4pm through July 28.
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 27, 2019
AS YOU LIKE IT, the opening show for the Summer Shakespeare Festival on the outdoor Lowell Davies stage at The Old Globe is a delightful and romantic romp through a forest and is a perfect way to spend a summer night in San Diego.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Those flames lighting the evening sky over downtown next month just might be from Ring of Fire, the Citadel's first-ever summertime musical, opening July 20th on the Maclab stage. 
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
The winners of the inaugural Rom Com Fest were announced yesterday in Los Angeles at the Downtown Independent Theater following a special 20th anniversary screening of the classic rom com 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU. Top honors from the festival went to Ann Lupo for IN REALITY (Jury Prize for Best Feature Film) and Erin Brown Thomas for REKINDLED (Jury Prize for Best Short Film).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
It was a hot summer night on July 19th, 2009, at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, when 14-year-old Jason Hartless stepped out on stage to kick off the opening night of Mötley Crüe's “Crüe Fest 2” Tour as the hired drummer for one of Motley Crue's supporting acts. Everything changed when the 14-year-old Jason Hartless received a call explaining that a band scheduled to tour on the Crue Fest 2 Tour needed a drummer to crisscross the United States until Labor Day weekend. Without hesitation Jason jumped at the opportunity. This was the summer that Jason was transitioning from junior high to high school, it would also be his first year of marching band camp and drumline. So the choice was go to band camp or tour all summer with Motley Crue. It was not a hard decision.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Judah & the Lion recently stopped by Sound Stage Studios in Nashville to record two tracks for a Spotify Singles Session: 'Why Did You Run? - Recorded at Sound Stage Studios Nashville' and 'I Won't Back Down - Recorded at Sound Stage Studios Nashville,' a cover of the Tom Petty classic. Both are out now and available on Spotify!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Summer at Lincoln Center is a time-honored New York tradition, bringing people from all walks of life together to experience a multitude of music, dance, and drama across the entire campus.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 16, 2019
The temp may be a bit high during the summer months in Florida but the music at Jazz on a Summer Night With Jill & Rich was pretty cool (and Hot) at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County last night.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Graveyard Club (Matthew Schufman (vocals, synths), Michael Wojtalewicz (guitar), Cory Jacobs (drums) and Amanda Zimmerman (bass, vocals)) began inspired by a unique list of shared interests: the classic short stories of sci-fi author Ray Bradbury, the music of Ryan Gosling's little-known band Dead Man's Bones, and a fascination with both 50's crooners and 80's pop music. 'My parents played a lot of oldies in the house as I was growing up,” recalls Matthew. “Some of my earliest musical memories were of hearing Roy Orbison, Everly Brothers, and Buddy Holly blasting out of the living room speakers. The melodies and emotion of those songs captivated me instantly. I was transfixed. As a teenager, I fell in love with the dark, synth-heavy sounds of The Cure and New Order. Since then, I have been frequently drawn back to the 1950's and 80's as a source of musical inspiration.”
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
It's not easy to be a tiny little theater in the shadow of Prescott Park once the summer rolls around.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Marcus Gardley, alongside six brand new plays that have been chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country: Kate Abbruzzese, Terry Glaser, Eric Pfeffinger, BrIdgette Dutta Portman, David Lerner Schwartz, Sofya Levitsky Weitz, and Matthew Wells.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Judah & the Lion have added more dates to theirPep Talks Worldwide Tour that kicks off in the UK in July – including stops in Memphis, Providence, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal, Madison, Oklahoma City, New Orleans, and Spokane.  The massive headline run is in support of the band's critically acclaimed new studio album Pep Talks which NPR called “life-affirming” and pre-sale begins today with general on-sale set for this Friday, June 14th at 10AM local time via www.judahandthelion.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
The Columbus Symphony today announced the classical concert lineup for the 2019 Summer Night Music Neighborhood Concert Series. Started in 2017 as a way to take classical music out to central Ohio communities, the series provides a relaxed setting to share symphonic music with friends and neighbors.
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 12, 2019
After watching the beautiful Lydia Johnson Dance program last night, June 7, 2019, I had this whim: what if Lydia Johnson was currently meeting with Louis Horst, one of the 20th century's internationally renowned choreography pedagogues.
by Brian Stanczak-Tuscany - Jun 1, 2019
There is nothing quite like watching live theatre performed outside in a Greek theater on a beautiful summer night in Michigan. Mamma Mia!, running now through June 15th at St. Dunstan's Theatre in Bloomfield Hills, will have you singing and dancing in your seat. Mamma Mia! is the sunny and funny tale of young Sophie's search for her birth father. The story unfolds on a Greek island paradise on the eve of her wedding. Sophie's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years earlier. Incorporating the songs made famous by Swedish supergroup ABBA, Mamma Mia! is a fun and uplifting story that will be sure to keep you entertained.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 1, 2019
Berowne gloomily foresees: 'Necessity will make us all forsworn Three thousand times within this three year's space.' And by 'necessity' we can be sure he means not simply the logistical necessity of dealing with women but what we might call Jurassic Park Necessity: Life finds a way. As Shakespeare himself wrote in a similar context: 'The world must be peopled.' And for peopling, you need relations between the sexes.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Self-proclaimed sad-pop act EXNATIONS is dancing their way into the weekend with their new EP, Pink Haze. Fans can check out the vibrant new release, which has recently been featured on EARMILK and All Things Go, streaming on PopDust. Pink Haze is out now and available for purchase at www.exnations.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Theater Latte Da announces extended performances through March 10th for Stephen Sondheim's romantic comedy A Little Night Music. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Little Night Music features a book by Hugh Wheeler with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Theater Latte Da announces extended performances through March 10th for Stephen Sondheim's romantic comedy A Little Night Music. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Little Night Music features a book by Hugh Wheeler with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Theater Latte Da Artistic Director Peter Rothstein directs the production with Music Director Jason Hansen and choreography by Heidi Spesard-Noble. Performances run now through March 10 at the Ritz Theater (345 13th Avenue NE in Minneapolis). Single tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at latteda.org or by calling 612-339-3003.
by Monroe George - Feb 18, 2019
It may be 50% of candy today, but there's no discounting these sweet love stories. BroadwayWorld is back with even more of your favorite Broadway couples, with all the 'aw' and 'ah' moments included! Read below for part two of our exclusive two part feature!
by Fiona Scott - Feb 18, 2019
Rebecca Trehearn recently led the Nottingham Playhouse's production of Sweet Charity as Charity and an Olivier Award-winning performance as Julie LaVerne in Showboat. She speaks to BroadwayWorld UK about her latest role in the Hope Mill Theatre's revival of RAGS The Musical.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Jupiter's Legacy, the new superhero epic from Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel's Daredevil, Spartacus, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), confirms Josh Duhamel (Transformers; Transformers: The Last Knight) as Sheldon Sampson/The Utopian; Ben Daniels (The Crown; The Exorcist; Flesh and Bone) as Walter Sampson/Brain-Wave, Sheldon's older brother; Leslie Bibb (Tag; GCB; Iron Man) as Grace Sampson/Lady Liberty; and Elena Kampouris (Sacred Lies; upcoming Shoplifters of the World and Summer Night) and Andrew Horton (Doctors; How to Talk to Girls at Parties) as Sheldon and Grace's children Chloe and Brandon. In addition,  Mike Wade (Timeless, NCIS, For the People) will play Fitz Small and Matt Lanter (Pitch Perfect 3; Timeless; 90210) is George Hutchence. Additional cast members to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
The Watermill Theatre today announces its new season for Autumn/Winter 2019.
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Sultry songstress  Abigail Rockwell debuts her Autumn Noir show at Birdland Theater - Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7 pm. Rockwell's voice has been compared to Morgana King and Julie London, her new album described by Chris Spector of Midwest Record as 'wonderfully out of the ordinary due solely to her interpretive skills and style, Autumn Noir is the high water mark for all vocalists to come to follow'. David Kenney of WBAI 99.5 FM's Everything Old Is New Again Radio Show in New York selected Autumn Noir as one of his top holiday picks of 2018. Rockwell first began performing at the Four Seasons Resort - The Biltmore in Montecito, CA, she premiered in Los Angeles at Tar Pit, opened by Top Chef Mark Peel. She then made it back east and had her New York City debut at the celebrated Metropolitan Room.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
As our nation becomes increasingly polarized and socially disconnected, how do we find ways to engage honestly with others? Join Oskar Eustis and Mixed Blood Theatre to explore these questions and more at "An Evening with Oskar Eustis."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Jarrod Spector, Derek Klena, Pronoun Showdown, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The season kicks off with Mamma Mia opening August 9 and closing September 1, 2019.
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