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by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Scotish rock band The Snuts have unleashed a music video for their anthemic new single “Maybe California” - out now on Elektra Records. Directed by Ronan Corrigan and Hope Kemp, the video is one big slice of Americana - a homage to the Red White & Blue. Set in the line of a drive-thru diner, the band watch the dichotomy of “fake” social media portrayal vs “reality” from the seats of their Mercedes Benz.
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
The Highwomen—the acclaimed collaborative movement formed by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires—release their highly anticipated self-titled debut album today via Low Country Sound/Elektra Records. Purchase here. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb, the album has already received overwhelming critical praise…
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Queer|Art, New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, is pleased to announce a special Fall season of Queer|Art|Film at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue at West 3rd St.), September 16-December 2. Organized by guest curators Vivian Crockett, Camilo Godoy, and Carlos Mottaa?"the season, titled Chicas y Fantasmas, explores the shells we inhabit to move through the world. Presented by four contemporary Latinx artists, the season assembles a fierce ensemble of showgirls, cyborgs, glam rockers, and two Chicana teens who defy gendered expectations, ableist norms, and society's limitations to actualize their own self-constructed identities and shape a vision of the world in which they want to live. A full itinerary follows. All screenings begin at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
San Francisco Opera announces a cast change for Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), opening on October 11. American soprano Nicole Heaston will make her Company debut in the role of Countess Almaviva, replacing Irish soprano Jennifer Davis who has withdrawn due to illness. Ms. Davis, who was due to make her American opera debut with this role, expects to make a full recovery but a lingering virus and persistent cough have prevented her from participating fully in rehearsals and therefore she has determined it best to withdraw from the production and recuperate at home.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
A sold-out smash at the legendary New York comedy spot, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, where it was the venue's first-ever comedy magic show, Harrison Greenbaum: What Just Happened? features the 'hardest-working man in comedy' (Time Out New York) and a?oea favorite young star on the comedy scenea?? (NY Times) deftly combining 'smart, witty, and lightning quick punchlines' (SceneTracker) with cutting-edge legerdemain. The magician/comedian brings his unique show to the State Theatre on Friday, October 25.
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
In celebration of the first day of Autumn, Toledo, OH singer-songwriter Mat Kerekes has shared an official music video for track “Autumn Dress”, off his latest studio album Ruby. Directed by frequent collaborator Johnny Chew, the video is out now.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
The Royal Opera House today announces its 2019/20 Cinema Season which will launch in October. 13 productions will be broadcast to 600 UK cinemas stretching the length of the UK from the Orkney Islands all the way to Jersey in the Channel Islands.   
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Christian Thielemann and Staatskapelle Dresden will be leaving the Salzburg Easter Festival.
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
The Highwomen—the self-titled release from acclaimed collaborative movement formed by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires—debuts this week at #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, #10 on the all-genre Billboard 200 and #4 on Billboard's Top Current Albums chart with over 34,000 equivalent units sold.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile won Artist of the Year at last night's Americana Music Association Honors & Awards. Carlile also performed “The Mother” at the awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on PBS on Saturday, November 23.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, in partnership with SHOW- SCORE.COM, recently launched ALL NEW YORK'S A STAGE, the first-ever campaign dedicated to raising the visibility of our vibrant local theater industry, which is made up of small venues, companies and related organizations throughout the five boroughs.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) in a new production by director Michael Cavanagh at the War Memorial Opera House, October 11a?"November 1. The production marks the beginning of a multi-year project to weave together Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte's three operasa?"Le Nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte and Don Giovannia?"as a trilogy set within an American manor house during three time periods. Conductor Henrik Nánási leads the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and an international cast in this enduring comic masterpiece.
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The Highwomena?"the acclaimed collaborative movement formed by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shiresa?"perform a?oeRedesigning Womena?? on today's episode of a?oeThe Ellen DeGeneres Show.a?? Watch the performance below. The women also join host Ellen DeGeneres for an interview.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, November 15–December 7. Last seen on the War Memorial Opera House stage nearly two decades ago, the popular fairy-tale opera returns in an “enchanting” (The Times, UK) new co-production with London's Royal Opera by director and production designer Antony McDonald. Humperdinck's sweeping score will be conducted by Christopher Franklin and sung in English translation by a cast including mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke as Hansel, Heidi Stober as Gretel and Robert Brubaker as the Witch.
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Acclaimed country rock band A Thousand Horses have unveiled plans to perform a very special UK show on November 19th at 229 Venue 2, London. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday 25th) and will be available here.
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 21, 2019
The Minnesota Opera (MN OPERA) christened their new season at St. Paul's Ordway Center with Richard Strauss' 1909 score of ELEKTRA combined with a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. After a century, Strauss' Elektra, a tragic Greek myth, confronts the wrath of God on men, and the revenge of families on their own parents and siblings to disastrous results. A stellar creative team, which inhabits all the MN Opera productions, provides a modern twist to the ancient myth, where the action has been forwarded to the early 1900's. At that time, Austrian filmmaker and producer, Fritz Lang (1890-1976), made history directing silent film noira?"when melodramas were a consistent source of entertainment. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
On Friday, September 20th, fan-favorite jazz vocalist John Minnock presented an encore performance at Feinstein's/54 Below. Once again, Minnock was joined by NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Dave Liebman and his stellar band consisting of pianist Enrique Haneine, bassist Carlos Mena and drummer Pablo Eluchans. Feinstein's/54 Below was filled to the brim with an attentive and energetic audience who raucously applauded after every song.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) in a new production by director Michael Cavanagh at the War Memorial Opera House, October 11–November 1. The production marks the beginning of a multi-year project to weave together Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte's three operas—Le Nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni—as a trilogy set within an American manor house during three time periods. Conductor Henrik Nánási leads the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and an international cast in this enduring comic masterpiece.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
From October 28, Mozart's exciting opera Don Giovanni will enchant audiences in movie theaters around the US. This wonderful fast-moving tragi-comedy about a master seducer features enchantingly complex characters, gripping drama and glorious melodies, from Don Giovanni's exuberant 'Champagne Aria' to Don Ottavio's tender expression of love 'Dalla sua pace'.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Iconic singer, songwriter, author and activist Judy Collins, the 2019 recipient of the Joe's Pub Vanguard Award & Residency, continues her takeover with an eight-night run, November 18-27, celebrating her latest album Winter Stories. A collaboration with critically acclaimed Norwegian folk artist Jonas Fjeld, and masterful bluegrass band Chatham County Line, Winter Stories is a collection of songs that capture the sounds and feeling of the winter season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Today, Say Lou Lou unveil the Zoe Chait-directed music video for their brilliant cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's classic, 'The Look Of Love,' which PAPER Magazine hail as 'a dark, disco revival, finding renewed desire on a dancefloor,' and praising the track's final epic chorus 'which swirls into ecstatic, strobe-lit reverie,' proclaiming the duo 'seal the look of love with a kiss of their very own.'
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile is nominated for three awards at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards: Song of the Year (“Bring My Flowers Now” performed by Tanya Tucker), Best Country Song (“Bring My Flowers Now” performed by Tanya Tucker) and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Common” performed with Maren Morris). “Bring My Flowers Now” was written by Carlile, Tucker and Carlile's longtime collaborators and bandmates Tim and Phil Hanseroth and is from Tucker's acclaimed new album While I'm Livin'—co-produced by Carlile and Shooter Jennings—which is also nominated for Best Country Album.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile will make her triumphant return to The Gorge next year on Saturday, June 6, 2020 for “Echoes Through The Canyon” with special guests Sheryl Crow and Yola. The special performance comes a year after Carlile's headline debut at the venue, of which The Seattle Times praised, “a jubilant success-toasting birthday set…Carlile ripped off vibrato-soaked runs that could go toe to toe with any of this decade's Top 40 bombshell vocalists.” Tickets for the event go on-sale this Friday, November 22 at 10:00am PT.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Today, Say Lou Lou unveil the Zoe Chait-directed music video for their brilliant cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's classic, “The Look Of Love,” which PAPER Magazine hail as “a dark, disco revival, finding renewed desire on a dancefloor,” and praising the track's final epic chorus “which swirls into ecstatic, strobe-lit reverie,” proclaiming the duo “seal the look of love with a kiss of their very own.”
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The creative minds behind the long-running international hit comedy Puffs, Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic are proud to unveil a special seasonal geektastic extravaganza: The Kapow-i GoGo Holiday Special 2: The Carol of the Clones. Coming to The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) on December 9th and 10th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, November 15–December 7.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Due to phenomenal demand, A Thousand Horses have upgraded the venue for their very special UK show next week on November 19th, moving from the intimate room at 229 Venue, to the much bigger main room. Tickets are on sale and available here.
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 12, 2019
According to the Carnegie Hall program, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra was founded just a year after the most modern pieces on last Friday's program were written. Those were Richard Strauss's “Four Last Songs,” composed in 1948, some of the most gorgeous music he wrote. Though I came for the songs and excerpts from Strauss's opera, INTERMEZZO, as it turned out, the symphony, Brahms' Fourth, was what made the evening.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Single (non-subscription) tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2019 Fall Season at the War Memorial Opera House are now available for purchase online at sfopera.com, in-person at the San Francisco Opera Box Office and by phone at (415) 864-3330. Tickets are also available for Full, Half and Design Your Own Flexible Series subscription packages, special events such as Opera Ball 2019, the San Francisco Opera Chorus in concert at the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater and The Future Is Now: Adler Fellows Concert at Herbst Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic, New York's long-running hit comedy, will play its final performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on August 18, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
FX's award-winning and groundbreaking drama series Pose has received a third season order following news that its second season premiere telecast was the series' most-watched episode, it was announced today by John Landgraf, Chairman, FX Networks and FX Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Antonin Dvo?ak's Rusalka at the War Memorial Opera House, June 16-28, in David McVicar's "thoughtfully conceived and brilliantly executed" (Chicago Tribune) production. The Czech fairy tale opera features a cast headed by Rachel Willis-Sorensen in her role debut as Rusalka,Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince, Jamie Barton as Ježibaba, bass Kristinn Sigmundsson as Vodnik and Sarah Cambidge as the Foreign Princess. South Korean maestra and Houston Grand Opera Principal Guest Conductor Eun Sun Kim leads the cast and San Francisco Opera Orchestra in her first Company engagement. Chorus Director Ian Robertson prepares the chorus.
by Cara Joy David - Jul 8, 2019
PUFFS, the long-running off-Broadway HARRY POTTER-inspired comedy, is going the way of many Broadway shows, with a closing in August. But it is doing something differently: licensing four different versions of the show through Samuel French.
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 TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Spinefarm Records and Search & Destroy are proud to partner with Refusedglobally to deliver the band's opening salvo 'Blood Red,' which will be released on August 2. The song is the first single off their upcoming album War Music and is a straight forward declaration of the band's unwavering political and musical philosophy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew, Executive Director Erica Daniels and Director of New Play Development Skyler Gray announce the lineup for the 11th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including The Tasters by Meghan Brown; The Gradient by Steph Del Rosso; [hieroglyph] by Erika Dickerson-Despenza; #NEWSLAVES by Keelay Gipson; Reckoning: Furies from a New Queer Nation by Geraldine Inoa; and They Could Give No Name by Exal Iraheta. The 2019 Festival runs August 2 -4, 2019 at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
On last night's episode of Pose, Patti LuPone was featured as a guest star. The Broadway legend was seen singing 'I'm Still Here' from Follies in the musical episode titled, 'Love's in Need of Love Today.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
MTV today unveiled the nominations for the 2019 a?oeVMAs,a?? which includes dozens of artists whose reach and influence have elevated the music industry and global cultural conversation. Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations with 10 nods each in categories including, a?oeVideo of the Year,a?? a?oeSong of the Yeara?? and a?oeBest Pop.a?? Other top contenders include first-time VMA nominees Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X who both entered the category of a?oeBest New Artist,a?? presented by Taco Bell®.  This year's show will introduce two new categories, a?oeBest K-Popa?? and a?oeVideo for Good.a?? 
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 Gina Zenyuch - Jul 16, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic, New York's long-running hit comedy, will play its final performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on August 18, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
GRAMMY Award-winning artist Brandi Carlile will perform six sold-out shows atNashville's historic Ryman Auditorium on January 14, 15, 16, 19, 20 and 21 with special guests Kim Richey, Lucie Silvas, Natalie Hemby, Lori McKenna and Courtney Barnettrespectively. The three additional shows were added due to overwhelming popular demand after the first three shows sold-out immediately during last Friday's on-sale.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Strut present the first definitive retrospective of an icon of 1970s and '80s soul, jazz and disco, Patrice Rushen, covering her peerless 6-year career with Elektra Asylum from 1978 to 1984.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Wagnerian vaudeville, parody pastiche, and Bayreuth burlesque await guests at DAS RHINESTONE, an evening of serious singing, sequins, and plenty of WTF operatic moments to get you in or distract you from the holiday spirit. Zachary James, appearing courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera, brings Wagner's diva daddy Wotan to glittering, semi-nude life at this one night only event on December 23 at New York's The Slipper Room (167 Orchard Street).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
The critically acclaimed and award-winning Rogue Artists Ensemble is proud to launch its second year of their new works incubator Rogue Lab. After a successful first year and the public presentation of six new works in the inaugural Rogue Lab Reading series, which brought together 75 Los Angeles-based artists for one weekend of new work, Rogue Artists is opening submissions for its new class of playwrights, designers and directors who dream of creating plays that stretch the boundary of what is currently being done onstage.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic, New York's long-running hit comedy, will head into the final week of performances for its triumphant record-breaking Off-Broadway run at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), set to conclude on Sunday, August 18. PUFFS - which marked its 750th show Off Broadway earlier this year - continues to be a sensation with dozens of productions, licensed in partnership with Samuel French, throughout the country and across the globe; and with major international productions to be announced later this year.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Starting August 16th Elm Street Cultural Arts Village puts a spell on audiences with opening night of Puffs or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic, a new comedy fresh from Off-Broadway. For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. Discover the untold story of the a?oelosersa?? who embrace being badgers and strive to be a?oethird or nothing!a??
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Sebastian Maniscalco hosted the 2019 VMAs live from Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Monday, August 26, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Houston Grand Opera opens the 2019a?'20 season with a new production of Verdi's Rigoletto under the direction of Tomer Zvulun, who returns to HGO after directing last season's haunting The Flying Dutchman. Featuring some of opera's most recognizable music, Rigoletto is a tragic story of jealousy, lust, and revenge. The antagonistic jester Rigoletto is cursed after a joke with the villainous Duke of Mantua goes too far. Despite his best efforts to protect his beloved daughter Gilda, Rigoletto is unable to keep her safe from the outside world and the curse's fulfillment. He most certainly will not have the last laugh. The dark undertones are reflected in the theme a?oea man who seeks revenge should dig two graves.a??
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
The Highwomen—the new collaborative movement formed by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires—debut their new cover of Fleetwood Mac's “The Chain” today. The rendition is from the official motion picture soundtrack for the new movie, The Kitchen, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss and is out next Friday, August 9. Watch the film's official trailer featuring the song HERE. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Toledo, OH singer-songwriter Mat Kerekes has announced Ruby (Live In The Garage), an album of stripped-back reinterpretations of all ten tracks from his latest LP Ruby. The album will arrive at streaming services this Friday, August 16 and is available to pre-save now HERE.