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by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 9, 2020
It's alive! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, ABC will debut its latest live musical event this fall with 'Young Frankenstein Live!', produced by the legendary Mel Brooks. With the show about bring the Transylvania Mania to television audiences across the country, we've gathered all the info you need to know, from the original classic film to its Broadway adaptation. Put on the ritz by checking it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
ABC today announced that the network will debut its latest live musical event this fall with “Young Frankenstein Live!” (working title), produced by the legendary director, writer, actor, comedian, producer and composer, Mel Brooks. The announcement comes on the heels of the network's most recent hit musical spectacular, “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!,” which marked the most-watched made-for-TV musical on any network in nearly four years and ranked as the week's No. 1 entertainment show.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Studio Theatre and Artistic Director David Muse have announced that Reginald L. Douglas will join the organization as its new Associate Artistic Director later this month. Douglas comes to Studio from City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, where he has served as Artistic Producer since 2015.
by Jude Hebit - Jan 6, 2020
As I entered the theatre to pick up my tickets for Rise Above Performing Arts production of a?oeWest Side Storya?? I overheard Artistic Director, Jacob Ruscoe talking with a patron about the show. He said, a?oeYou really can't judge a musical by the age of the performers because a great show is a great show.a?? Having seen their productions in the past I knew achieving this feat with this show would be a challenge and I was pleasantly surprised that they not only met but exceeded this challenge to produce a very impressive rendition of this beloved story.
by Shane Morgan - Jan 31, 2020
Rendezvous with Marlene started with a letter. A young Ute Lemper explodes onto the French stage playing Sally Bowles in Cabaret and the next day the French press proclaimed her, a?oeLa nouvelle Marlene!a??.
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 TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
On January 31st, Los Angeles-based singer, actress and model Quinn L'Esperance will release her new single and music video “Heavyweight.”
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Strawdog Theatre Company is pleased announce casting for its world premiere of Brian James Polak's topical drama Welcome to Keene, New Hampshire, directed by Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Shoshana Greenberg has announced the release of season three of SCENE TO SONG, a musical theater podcast, on Monday, January 27, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
High Water Festival is continuing to expand its ticket options ahead of the 2020 installment of the festival. Today, they announce the return of the extremely popular Earned Ticket Program and their first ever offering of an extremely limited allotment of Daily Tickets as a result of overwhelming demand after the daily lineups were announced last week.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Enjoy Broadway in your backyard with the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2020/21 season! With just the ticket for everyone, the award-winning regional theatre's upcoming season will begin with I Hate Hamlet (October 25 - November 8), Paul Rudnick's hilarious comedy in which rising star Andrew Rally is visited by the ghost of a legendary actor who is determined to convince the young artist to pursue a life on the stage.
by Review Roundups - Jan 27, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the internationally-acclaimed The Pianist of Willesden Lane. Starring celebrated pianist Mona Golabek, this triumphant tour de force recounts the inspiring true story of Golabek's mother, Lisa Jura, a young Jewish musician.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
High Water Festival has revealed its daily lineups for the 2020 installment of the festival, which is set to run from April 18-19 at North Charleston, SC. The lineup, curated by Holy City natives Shovels & Rope, is split into two days as follows:
by Beth Leitman - Jan 21, 2020
Ken Ludwig's Leading Ladies is now playing at Adobe Theatre. Running from January 17th - February 9th, Leading Ladies is considered to be a, 'rare mix of screwball comedy and farce with a tip of the hat to the Billy Wilder classic Some Like it Hot,' by director Lewis Hauser. In addition, 'the characters are real. The situations are real. And that makes for great comedy, as only author Ken Ludwig can imagine it.' Without a doubt, Leading Ladies is great comedy, and makes for an entertaining afternoon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
LUCID LUDIC in association with WHY NOT THEATRE presents the World Premiere of BRAIN STORM, conceived of and directed by Taliesin McEnaney, February 27-March 8, 2020 at Dancemakers Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
Dixon Place has announced their 2020 season, featuring nine commissioned original productions and four puppetry productions, including Concrete Temple Theatre, Sara Juli, Eszter Balint & Stew, Shayna Strype, Rachel Klein, Nora Burns, Marga Gomez, Maria Camia, Andy Manjuck, Dorothy James and Arif Silverman.
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Global superstar producer/electronic DJ Matoma teamed up with singer-songwriter Wilder Woods for a special live acoustic performance of their feel-good single “Keep It Simple.” Watch the acoustic performance below. The original version of the fan-favorite track is available now at all DSPs and streaming services.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Harry Connick Jr, Bill Maher, Broadway Master Classes, Spring Classes, Mean Girls AND our local PechaKucha come to Philips Center this year! See the full lineup below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
The Wild West gets a little wilder in this unique, immersive adaptation of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, adapted by Alisa Stewart. Set in 1864 in the fictional town of Brannock, Montana, evil lurks in the shadows of an otherwise bustling gold town as old friendships break down, and new mysteries unfold. Live projections, moving sets, and a working saloon surround the audience that moves through the play in promenade fashion. Explore Dr. Jekyll's laboratory, Hastie Lanyon's dry goods at Lanyon's General Store, or order a drink from Jolly at Millie's Saloon, all while enjoying a classic gothic tale of good versus evil. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Oscar®-nominated Art Director and Production Designers William J. Creber, best known for his work on the Irwin Allen disaster flicks The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno and the first three Planet of the Apes movies, and Roland Anderson, best known for his work on Breakfast at Tiffany's, White Christmas and Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra, will be inducted into the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Hall of Fame for their extraordinary contributions to the visual art of storytelling at the 24th Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards. The 2020 Awards will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020, returning to the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. The announcement was made today by President Nelson Coates ADG and Awards Producer Scott Moses ADG.  
by AniKatrina Fageol - Jan 15, 2020
Overall, David Grieg's book, along with Marc Shaiman's and Scott Wittman's music, make for a fun family show with plenty of laughs. The audience will leave with some sweet memories. It's not to be taken seriously; just a lighthearted piece of art with vibrant costumes, a very diverse range of music, a few dark moments sprinkled here and there, dancing squirrels, and of course, singing oompa-loompas! 
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced its final list of nominations for the 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards, honoring active members working on motion pictures and in television, whose achievements in publicity and promotion are deemed outstanding. Winners will be revealed at a ceremony Friday, February 7, 2020 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. More than 800 industry leaders are expected to attend this year's luncheon, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards®. The announcement was made by Tim Menke, ICG Publicist Awards Chair.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Producers Brennan T. Jones and Danielle Demisay have announced the first New York presentation of Grace McLeod's acclaimed New Play, Herland, directed by James Fleming. Herland is cast by Hano Casting.
by Alric Davis - Jan 13, 2020
a?oeDolly will never go away again!a?? But that's just it. Dolly has never gone anywhere. So long as there are humans on earth, Hello, Dolly! will continue to live. Somewhere, somehow, the show will always be produced, the songs always sung, the characters always riffed off of. It has left an impact that would be immeasurable. The late Jerry Herman's infectious melodies are so intertwined within the fabric of America that its title song helped Lyndon Johnson become President in 1964. This show is not to be missed!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
RATs:SubwaySongsandStories, a workshop production of a new musical written by Maguire Wilder opens January 23 and runs through the 26 (Thursday - Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.) at TheaterLab, 357 W 36th Street, NYC. Music by Gavin Knittle, Kiara Negroni, Lucas Saur, Kyle Best, Maguire Wilder, Natalie Thomas, and Lo Williams.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. JOKER (Warner Bros. Pictures) won the top honors for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Pictures Publicity Campaign, presented by Director Paul Feig (Ghostbusters). THE MANDALORIAN: Season 1 (Disney+) won the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Television Publicity Campaign, presented by actor Jason Lewis (Sex in the City). This year's luncheon, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards®, was chaired by Tim Menke and co-chaired by Sheryl Main. More than 800 industry leaders attended, including guild members, Hollywood public relations and marketing executives, producers, studio and network executives, celebrities and press.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
This Spring, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre presents the World premiere of a captivating and powerful new folk-inspired musical. The Wicker Husband, by Rhys Jennings and Darren Clark, was the winner of the inaugural MTI Stiles + Drewe Mentorship Award in 2016 celebrating new British musical theatre writers and was included in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre's 30th Annual Festival of New Musicals in New York.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Popular nightlife destination Hakkasan Nightclub will host the Tyson Fury Official Fight After Party on Saturday, Feb. 22. Earlier in the night the famed 'Gypsy King' Tyson Fury will fight in the highly anticipated rematch for the WBC championship against Deontay 'The Bronze Bomber' Wilder.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Very Intense Productions will present RSO AT F/54, an evening retrospective of musicals by multi-award-winning composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver at Feinstein's/54 Below. Show time will be 7:00pm on March 31, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) will present the New York premiere of celebrated American playwright Will Eno's Gnit, inspired by Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt (originally published in 1867). Directed by Eno's frequent collaborator, the Obie and Lortel Award-Winner Oliver Butler (Eno's 2014 The Open House and the 2018 revival of Thom Paine (based on nothing), starring Michael C. Hall, both at Signature Theater, and 2019's The Plot at Yale Rep; Heidi Schreck's Tony Award-nominated What the Constitution Means to Me).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Guitar Festival 2020 (July 1 to August 9) is announcing two Festival Theatre shows on sale tomorrow.
by Tim Sullivan - Feb 3, 2020
Wakey Wakey is a superbly-acted exploration of what it means to be alive in the modern world that will provoke you and ultimately lift you out of your seat with a deeper appreciation for the life you're leading.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Conceived of and directed by Taliesin McEnaney February 27-March 8, 2020 Dancemakers Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Stories on Stage presents 'Wilder Women' on Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nomad Playhouse, 1410 Quince Ave. in Boulder and Sunday, March 8 at 1:30 & 6:30.p.m. at the Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. Single tickets are $15-$28 and available online at www.storiesonstage.org or by calling 303-494-0523.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Who can make kids laugh and sing? The Candy Man can!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Next up at Terrific New Theatre is the pairing of two plays a?" a 19th-century literary classic and its modern-day sequel a?" performed in repertory March 5-April 4. Packaged as a?oeThe Nora Plays,a?? the project marks the first time in TNT's history that the company will stage two plays a?oein rep,a?? meaning the productions will perform during the same time frame but on alternating schedules.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Australian actor and writer, Roz Hammond will play the chilling role of Nurse Ratched in a new stage adaptation of one of the world's most iconic stories, starring opposite previously announced actor Lachy Hulme (Offspring, Beaconsfield, Romper Stomper) as the anarchistic Randle Patrick McMurphy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
The HCLAB Theatre Company and the Art of Acting Studio are proud to present its second annual Old Play Reading Festival, a twist on the concept of a a?oenewa?? play festival that instead honors plays in the classic theatre canon. The festival features alumni, faculty, administration, and friends of the Art of Acting Los Angeles and Stella Adler Studio of Acting NYC communities.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Opera Omaha announces its third annual ONE FESTIVAL. The ONE Festival is a place for wild dreams, wilder execution, and exploration of those ideas on a grand scale. Programming is driven by the artists, not the executives. With an emphasis on experimentation and new worka?'yet not tethered to premieresa?'ONE fosters an environment that encourages and celebrates bold risks and transformative storytelling. At a glance, one might assume this is happening in NYC or LA; but this opera hothouse sizzles in the dead center of our country, far from the coasts. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Granbury Theatre Company will continue its 2020 Broadway on the Brazos season with The Producers: A Mel Brooks Musical on February 21-March 22, 2020, at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Jake Shimabukuro has been redefining what the ukulele is capable of for the last 20 years, and on 14 February 2020, he returns with his new album 'Trio,' his first on Music Theories Recordings, a division of Mascot Label Group.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 23, 2019
The crooner and staple of the cabaret community returns with one of his favorites - his Christmas show, and there's not an empty seat in the hose.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
On January 23, The MacDowell Colony kicks off the year-long MacDowell NYC Salon Series a?oeSpark & Illuminationa?? with an evening of original musical theatre as James Lapine, Tom Kitt, and Michael Korie (pictured at MacDowell above) will be on hand to present excerpts of Flying Over Sunset and talk about their MacDowell-supported collaboration just weeks before the musical's Broadway premiere. Writer-director Lapine, composer Kitt, and lyricist Korie will present songs from their new play in an intimate setting in Chelsea and will share stories of their creative process. The evening launches a series of public salons scheduled for 2020, as some of the contemporary art world's most dynamic creators will perform, exhibit, and read from works created at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH, one of the nation's leading contemporary arts organizations and its first artist residency program.
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' three-part reunion kicks off on Wednesday, December 18 at 10pm ET/PT. Host Andy Cohen sits down with Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, Emily Simpson and newcomer Braunwyn Windham-Burke, as they reflect on this season's most dramatic moments. The OG of the OC Vicki Gunvalson joins the ladies on the couch full of her opinions about the season. Watch a sneak peek of the reunion below!
by Neil Shurley - Dec 16, 2019
'I guarantee audience members will leave with a smile on their face and a Christmas glow in their heart.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Cole Porter has passed the test of time. His body of work, composed primarily for Broadway and Hollywood, comprises one of the central chapters in the Great American Songbook. As Alec Wilder noted in his classic study American Popular Song, Porter 'added a certain theatrical elegance, as well as interest and sophistication, wit, and musical complexity to the popular song form.' His music was back on Broadway earlier this year in the Roundabout revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and now again this holiday season as Harry Connick Jr. sings his songbook at the Nederlander Theatre. Below, get ready for your weekend by brushing up on your Porter!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel announce that the company's 2020 Gala fundraiser will celebrate Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Monday, April 20, 2020, beginning at 6:00pm at 583 Park Avenue. Vineyard Theatre Board Member Sally Horchow will chair the event.
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
“Everybody has heard about the Wild West. But what about the even wilder East?”, asks Bosnia's mighty ska punk outfit Dubioza Kolektiv. The band are gearing up for the release of their ninth album #fakenews, out on January 28th, and have shared another taster of the record in the form of brand new track 'Wild Wild East'.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini and the Weathervane Theatre, a professional, award-winning, Equity theatre in Whitefield, NH, announce Hello, Dolly! - the beloved blockbuster musical - will complete Season 55's summer lineup. Hello, Dolly! premiered on Broadway in 1964 and won 10 Tony Awards, including for original star Carol Channing. A 1969 film version starred Barbra Streisand.