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by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) honors National Native American Heritage Month with a celebration of the indigenous people of Hudson County and New Jersey. This Native American festival features an art exhibit by Jack 'Crying Raven' Anderson and an exclusive screening of American Native, a documentary on the history and present day struggles of the Native peoples of New Jersey.
by Steve Murray - Nov 21, 2019
BWW Review: MOTHER OF THE MAID at Marin Theatre Company is dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc as seen through the eyes of her mother.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) celebrated its 39th anniversary with more than 480 members of the community at the 2019 Legacy Awards Gala at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on November 13.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Acclaimed songwriter, singer, film & television composer and Shudder To Think frontman Craig Wedren is set to close out 2019 performing live in Los Angeles & New York City; sharing a new song on Randall Poster's Hanukkah+ album, out this Friday via Verve Forecast; and announcing a new podcast titled Sabbath Sessions, set to launch in early 2020. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Cartoon Network's multiple award-winning Steven Universe will premiere its highly anticipated epilogue series, Steven Universe Future, with four back-to-back new episodes on Saturday, Dec. 07 (8:00p.m., ET/PT). The fan-favorite series returns after the successful release of Steven Universe The Movie, and continues the show's narrative with additional episodes continuing to debut on Cartoon Network. Steven Universe Future is created by Emmy and Annie Award-nominated writer Rebecca Sugar, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Off the heels of Lifetime's Fall Ripped from the Headlines slate which reached 16.4 million Total Viewers*, Lifetime has ordered three new original movies to join the network's Winter 2020 Ripped from The Headlines slate of five movies centered on true-life events. Starring Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Nia Vardalos, Poisoned Love: The Stacey Castor Story follows the tale of a woman whose black widow tendencies are revealed with her murder plots to take down her ex-husbands and daughter. Also greenlit is the psychological thriller The Neighbor in the Window (wt), the story of a suburban wife who finds herself and the security of her family threatened by another seemingly friendly neighborhood mom, starring Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jenn Lyon. The slate includes You Can't Take My Daughter, an inspiring story about a young woman who fought to keep her rapist from gaining custody of her daughter, starring SAG nominee Lyndsy Fonseca and Golden Globe and Emmy winner Kirstie Alley.
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2019
After a day of disagreeing with each other over surgical procedures for a young cancer patient, Dr. Audrey Lim (Christina Chang) and Dr. Neil Melendez (Nicholas Gonzalez) were able to find a plan that worked for each of them, as well as the patient. But after some soul-searching, Audrey says she can't give Neil the unconditional support of a partner and the objectivity of a chief -- and she won't give up on her dream.
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2019
The 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants were recently awarded to up and coming composers and lyricists Andy Roninson, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Julia Gytri & Avi Amon, and Ben Wexler.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2020
North Shore High School is getting ready to welcome a new class of students! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, four original company members of Mean Girls depart the production: Grey Henson (Damian), Kate Rockwell (Karen), and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Janis), who play their final performances tomorrow, March 8, and Erika Henningsen (Cady), who played her final performance on February 22. What made their experience in the hit musical totally fetch? BroadwayWorld checked in with all four as they were preparing for their final bows.
by Nathaniel Jones - Mar 5, 2020
If I could just write a?oeThis show was perfect. The enda?? for this production, I would. It would be the simple truth for a show so breathtaking, that trying to put words on this page is near impossible. There are no words that I could type that would truly encompass what is the Magnificence of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at ASU GAMMAGE. It is truly one of the must-see shows in the valley right now.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 4, 2020
Matthew Morrison is dreaming Disney dreams in 2020. That's because the Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe nominated artist has teamed up with Disney Music Group to release a carefully curated album of Disney classics, Disney Dreamin' with Matthew Morrison, set for release on March 6.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is officially in previews on Broadway! Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett star on Broadway in Edward Albee's seminal drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, this production also stars Russell Tovey and 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran.
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
After ranking as the No. 1 series of the summer in Adults 18-49 last year, “The Bachelorette” is set to return for its sizzling 16th season. As announced today on ABC's “Good Morning America,” Clare Crawley will head back to the Bachelor mansion as she embarks on a new journey to find true love, when “The Bachelorette” premieres MONDAY, MAY 18 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu.
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Christian Lopez releases his second offering of the year, new single entitled 'Who You Really Are' today. Written with his close friend Jordan Lawhead at a wolf sanctuary just outside of Nashville, the acoustic guitar-heavy track is a touching anthem about finding yourself through all the noise. Christian adds: '...fear can fog your true potential and happiness but with unconditional love and compassion you can surely unleash it.'
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
He Is We have signed with Ohio based InVogue Records. Their brand new single will be out Feb 14th and is titled 'Amazing Grace.' The new single will mark the first new music released since 2018.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
 Y La Bamba had a huge 2019, releasing the critically acclaimed full-length Mujeres early in the year, followed by the equally lauded Entre Los Dos EP in the fall. The band hits the road later this month with Durand Jones & The Indications and today releases the the video for 'Entre Los Dos' - an animated clip directed by Daniel Barreto and animated by Daniel Barreto and Paula Palomar.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Highly renowned Theatre Re embark on an extensive tour with their Edinburgh hit, Birth. This poignant piece of visual theatre, brought to life with incredible live music, explores inter-generational connections. Theatre Re is known for their acclaimed work that includes the hugely successful The Nature of Forgetting which has toured the world including sell outs in London, New York, Hong Kong, South Korea and South America.
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 TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
South Korean artist Elli K has officially released her long-awaited EP Love Collage. Elli K teamed up with composer/producer Leo Z (Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, Nathan Pacheco, Katherine Jenkins) and songwriter Zarah Mahler on this project. The record was manifested at the prestigious Capitol Studios and EastWest Studios in Hollywood, CA. The full album, Love Collage, now available on all digital streaming platforms.
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) has announced her new album, Saint Cloud, to be released on March 27 via Merge Records. Along with today's exciting news come spring tour dates and a music video for lead song 'Fire,' giving fans an early preview of what they can expect on this groundbreaking record.
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Apple today announced 'Defending Jacob,' a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name by William Landay, will premiere its first three episodes exclusively on Apple TV+ starting Friday, April 24, and new episodes will premiere weekly thereafter every Friday.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
Apple TV Plus has announced premiere dates for a slew of its upcoming series, according to Variety.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical at St. Luke's Theatre which opened in October 2017, has been extended again as an open run, with tickets through April 28 on sale now. Frankenstein plays Tuesdays at 7 PM at St. Luke's Theatre. Based on Mary Shelley's novel, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota, FRANKENSTEIN is directed by Clint Hromsco and produced by John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 32nd season with the Midwest premiere of Lynn Nottage's drama Mlima's Tale directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, playing February 15 a?" March 21, 2020 on Raven Theatre's Schwartz Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago.
by Shari Barrett - Jan 13, 2020
Playwright Robert Harling based the STEEL MAGNOLIAS story on his experience with the death of his diabetic sister. As her best friend and closest sibling, Harling found it difficult to cope with losing her, and his friends advised him to write about his feelings as a coping method. What began as a short story then evolved into a full-length play due to the complexity of the relationships and emotions that existed among the female characters who are a?oeas delicate as magnolias but as tough as steela?? who utilize humor and lighthearted conversations to cope with the seriousness of life's underlying situations.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2020
FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical at St. Luke's Theatre, which opened in October 2017, announces new cast members as it extends into 2020, with tickets through January 28, 2020 on sale now. Frankenstein plays Tuesdays at 7 PM at St. Luke's Theatre. Based on Mary Shelley's novel, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota, FRANKENSTEIN is directed by Clint Hromsco and produced by John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica.
by Dylan Shaffer - Feb 6, 2020
How quickly can you fall in love? Can these emotions be distinguished as true love or are they lust and infatuation disguised as such?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
The New York City Gay Men's Chorus (NYCGMC) and Youth Pride Chorus, today announced that HARMONY, the annual Valentine's Day fundraiser that supports NYCGMC and Youth Pride Chorus, will honor the legendary Our Lady J and the #BoysDanceToo movement with Robbie Fairchild, Sam Quinn, Travis Wall, Charlie Williams and Alex D. Wong. Entertainment at the February 14th event will feature four Broadway heartthrobs Henry Gottfried (Waitress), Adam Hyndman (Hadestown, Once on This Island), Devin Ilaw (Miss Saigon, Les Misérables), and Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day) at Current, Pier 59.
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 28, 2020
Actor and writer Emily Renée pens a story about family love, coincidences, immigration, and all the elements that, combined, build an identity. Alice is directed by Tamar Saphra, whose contribution is slightly mercurial throughout but turns out to be effective in the long run.
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Oakland, CA post-rock band Unconditional Arms is debuting a new track ('Westbrae Sunrise') off the upcoming album 'Formation' out April 3rd on Bay Area indie label Sell The Heart Records - run by Andy Pohl of Tsunami Bomb.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Mercury Theater Chicago announced today the cast and crew of the spectacular musical comedy PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, running in the Venus Cabaret Theater from March 20 through June 28.
by Nicole Ackman - Feb 26, 2020
DPAC has 'Unconditional Lovea' for Donna Summer this week as the National Tour of DONNA: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is in town. The show uses classic hits of the disco queen like 'Love to Love You Baby' and 'Hot Stuff' to craft a 'concert of a lifetime.' Three women portray Donna at different periods of her life -- Duckling, Disco, and Diva -- to tell how she went from a young girl singing in church in Boston to a top creator of dance floor hits. The show is largely about the adversity that she faced throughout her career, a story that even those familiar with her music may not know.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Los Angeles Performing Artist Pam Levin's Tales of Modern Motherhood: Part 2 Gender and Identity This sh*t just TRANS...formed is addressing one of the most relevant issues of our time, gender dysphoria in children. This is an extremely personal, funny, challenging, honest and hopeful storytelling about the human condition focusing on... GENDER & IDENTITY. Levin's family epitomizes the zeitgeist of our unique time as they handle their daughter's gender fluidity with no rule book, just unconditional love.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 32nd season with the Midwest premiere of Lynn Nottage's drama Mlima's Tale directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, playing February 15 – March 21, 2020 on Raven Theatre's Schwartz Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Monday, January 20 at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (773) 338-2177. The press opening is Sunday, February 23 at 7 pm.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 2, 2020
Three jazz greats join forces for a night of music that leaves The Beach Cafe audiences wowed with satisfaction.
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Oakland, CA post-rock band Unconditional Arms is debuting a new track ('You're Just As Desperate') off the upcoming album 'Formation' out April 3rd on Bay Area indie label Sell The Heart Records - run by Andy Pohl of Tsunami Bomb.
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
He Is We's new single 'Amazing Grace' is out today on all digital outlets. This is the first single release since 2018 for Rachel Taylor. The song is a romantic pop anthem that you will be singing along to immediately. This is also the first release through InVogue Records.
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
2019, a landmark year that will be remembered as a groundbreaking time for women in Jamaican music, comes to an epic climax today with the release of the Rock & Groove Riddim compilation. Sevana, Naomi Cowan, Jaz Elise, and Lila Iké, four of the island's most in-demand artists, have joined forces over a bouncy new rhythm, accompanied by dub versions, produced by GRAMMY-nominated Protoje and J Vibe. Rock & Groove Riddim is rooted in a half-century tradition of Jamaican riddim compilations that feature a variety of voices bringing their own flavor to the same beat.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Author, public speaker, fundraising consultant and disability advocate, Linda Smith announces the audiobook launch of her book, 'Unwanted: How a Mother Learned to Turn Shame, Grief, and Fear into Purpose, Passion, and Empowerment.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY, a Public Theater commission, written by Emerging Writers Group Alumna Mona Mansour. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE VAGRANT TRILOGY begins performances in the LuEsther Hall on Tuesday, March 17 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance, and will run through Sunday, April 26 with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 1.
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Soulful British pop singer JASH has announced his new single 'Us Together', a heartfelt and inspirational ballad about unconditional love, which serves a dual purpose, apart from just pleasing music lovers. All proceeds from the sale of this single will be donated to AADR (Abandoned and Alone Dog Rescue), a UK charity that helps abandoned and neglected dogs.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 12, 2019
This holiday season; skip the presents under the tree. All I want is tickets to Fiddler on the Roof at the National Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020
The creative team behind Likah! A Puppy Musical has created a music video and a home activity packet for parents to share with their kids while cooped up at home. 
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
How close is too close? If you thought the mother/daughter pairs from season one pushed the boundaries of bonding, you haven't seen anything yet! Returning Sunday, May 24th at 10PM ET/PT, sMothered follows the lives of six attached-at-the-hip and over the top mother-daughter pairs with uncanny but undeniable bonds.
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
With a busy past few years, Texas-based John Baumann has steadily established himself as a promising songwriter within his home state and beyond its borders.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Singer-songwriter Breedlove and music producer Chew Fu announced this week's lineup of guests for this week's broadcast of Breedlove And Chew Fu's Quarantine Review. The guests include Jessica Vosk, Ginna Claire Mason, Raymond Joel Matsamura, Alex Deleo, Leslie Graves, and musical duo 'Villins'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
LIKAH! is a charming new family musical written by Deborah Haber and Casey Filiaci, directed by Deborah Haber with musical direction by Don Kot and puppet direction by James Silson.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
ALONG THE WAY, the debut album from Bobby Conte Thornton (A Bronx Tale, Company) will be released digitally everywhere music is sold on Friday, April 24, 2020.