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by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
In celebration of Black History Month, Focus Features and Regal have partnered to offer free screenings of HARRIET in 50 theatres around the United States on Tuesday, February 4, and Tuesday, February 11.  The film depicts the life of one of history's most courageous African American heroes, Harriet Tubman, bringing her story to the big screen for the very first time. For her work as the titular role of Harriet, Cynthia Erivo has been nominated for two Academy Awards®, for Best Actress and Best Original Song for a?oeStand Up,a?? which she co-wrote with Joshuah Brian Campbell. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Casting Society of America honored excellence in casting across feature films, television and theatre at the 35th Annual Artios Awards held on Thursday, January 30 at ceremonies in New York, Los Angeles, and London. The New York ceremony was hosted by Michelle Buteau at Stage 48, Ron Funches hosted in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton, and Jason Isaacs hosted in London at the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square.
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Fresh off the release of Murder Mystery, Adam Sandler's most popular Netflix film to date, we are excited to extend our deal with Sandler and Happy Madison Productions to make four more films. Our members love all things Sandler. They have spent a whopping two billion hours watching his films since 2015 - the year that The Ridiculous 6 premiered - proving there's no such thing as too much Sandler. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Max Styler's Dance Radio hit “Let Me Take You There (feat. Laura White)” receives a remix package complements of ARTY, KC Lights, Sondr, Sammy Porter and Max himself. Seven new reworkings soundtrack a variety of moods, spanning from high-energy, peak-time sounds, to more subtle UK house vibes, and chill, seductive headphone-listening.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 30, 2020
Tony Award nominee Christine Andreas is getting philosophical about love in her new show AND SO IT GOES... at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
The Academy of American Poets has received what is believed to be the largest grant ever made by a philanthropic institution to support poets in the United States-$4.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The unprecedented grant will enable the Academy of American Poets to fund its Poets Laureate Fellowship program for the next three years.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and the musicians of the Columbus Symphony host the return of acclaimed cellist Joshua Roman in a performance of his own original, evocative cello concerto, Awakening. The program also includes Austrian Romantic composer Josef Brucker's Symphony No. 7, a powerful, spiritual experience encompassing majestic brass chorales, lyrical beauty, and shining climaxes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 1/30/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) announced today that two of its ensembles, the NJYS Jazz Orchestra and Charles Mingus Combo, are among twelve finalist ensembles in the 12th Annual Charles Mingus Festival & High School Competition, February 14-17 at The New School of Jazz and Jazz Standard in New York City.
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Choctaw-American musician and songwriter Samantha Crain releases a live performance video for her latest single, “An Echo.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) founder and Artistic Producing Director Mia Katigbak today announced the creation of The NAATCO National Partnership Project (NNPP), a national theater initiative that will ingrain the inclusion of Asian American theatre artists, technicians, administrators, and community members in the American theater.
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
After announcing their upcoming release and New York show with Nitty Scott & Oxymorrons last week, RDGLDGRN are officially launching a national tour today. Highlights of the tour include festivals SXSW and Firefly, as well as headlining U Street Music Hall's 10th anniversary showcase. Throughout the tour they'll be accompanied by Little Stranger, with Oxymorrons, Besphrenz, Stoop Kid, and Never Ending Fall performing on select dates. For a full list of dates and openers see below.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
'If Music Be The Food Of Love - A Benefit for Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen' will be celebrated at Joe's Pub on February 10th, 2020 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm), with an after party at Pangea in the East Village (starting at 9:30).
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Legendary quarterback, Emmy(R)-winning television-broadcast icon, actor, and championship quarter horse breeder Terry Bradshaw is ready to steal America's hearts as E! greenlights the comedic docu-series 'The Bradshaw Bunch' (wt), which will air later this summer. From real-life hijinks to juggling football, fame and farm life, unpredictable hilarity ensues as Bradshaw and family gives viewers a peek into rural living in Oklahoma. Alongside his playful and pranking wife Tammy, entrepreneurial and talented daughters Rachel, Lacey and Erin, and his loveable grandkids, the four-time Super Bowl Champion Quarterback and true country boy finds his most important job is father to his three kids.
by Nicole Ackman - Jan 29, 2020
There are some musicals that become cultural milestones, that permeate beyond the theatre community into mainstream popular culture. OKLAHOMA did so in its day and HAMILTON is an obvious modern example. But if there's one show that achieved it in the 1990s, it's RENT. And this week, you can see the 20th Anniversary touring production at DPAC. The show's music, lyrics, and book by Jonathan Larson haven't changed over the past two decades but the world in which they exist certainly has. 
by Chris Struck - Jan 29, 2020
The New York Pops' performance at Carnegie Hall was just an overwhelmingly beautiful way to experience the music of theater (and I imagine if they did a John Williams score too it would feel similar.) Having seen most of these tunes played with just a piano and sometimes with a few more instruments, this full orchestra with guest choir of at least 60 was like peering into the original imagination of Rodgers and Hammerstein...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Performances have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer.
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2020
Performances have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The cast of this highly anticipated Steppenwolf debut features ensemble members Randall Arney (Dr. Sweet), Carrie Coon (Agnes White) and Namir Smallwood (Peter Evans) along with Chicago favorites Jennifer Engstrom (R.C.) and Steve Key (Jerry Goss).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, today announced its 2020-2021 season of performances in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by Adrienne Proctor - Jan 27, 2020
THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL is a hilarious, poignant telling of life in Trailer Park, America. The residents of Armadillo Acres suffer from a host of ailments, the least of which is Agoraphobia. Rocking tunes and uproarious comedy make American trailer park living great again.
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Due to popular demand, THE FLAMING LIPS have confirmed two additional shows to their Spring tour performing all of The Soft Bulletin in its entirety backed by full orchestras and vocal choirs in Portland, Oregon on April 13th and in Dallas, Texas as part of the Dallas Symphony's SOLUNA Festival on April 19th. Tickets for both shows go on sale to the public January 30th, at 10:00am local time. Click HERE for details.
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 27, 2020
From February 11th-16th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting a production of Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper's 2013 Tony-winning musical, Kinky Boots, at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Nathan Peck, who will be directing and choreographing the production.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Many romantic tragedies - like the 'Love Story' of Oliver Barrett IV and Jennifer Cavalleri in the 1970 film of the same name - have legions of loyal fans. None more so, however, than the most iconic story of ill-fated love of all time, 'Romeo and Juliet.'
by Alan Henry - Jan 27, 2020
The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (1.90%), Hadestown (1.19%), Beetlejuice (1.11%), Oklahoma! (0.85%) and Ain't Too Proud (0.82%). The top growing current Broadway plays were American Utopia (2.41%), The Inheritance (1%), To Kill A Mockingbird (0.50%), Cursed Child (0.05%) and Lincoln Center Theatre (0.02%).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
A seminal work of Jewish culture or an act of traitorous libel? Indecent explores the origins of the highly controversial play The God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch. We follow the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it in this deeply moving play accompanied by a small live klezmer band.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 26, 2020
The New York Pops performed the timeless music of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. in Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein joined by guest artists Laura Michelle Kelly and Max von Essen, as well as Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA.
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2020
Hadestown has won the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album! The announcement was made during the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony on Sunday, January 26. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2020
Tonight, cast recordings of Ain't Too Proud, Hadestown, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Moulin Rouge and Oklahoma! are up for Best Musical Theatre Album, and before we find out who wins, the stars are telling us which cast recordings they loved growing up!
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2020
The GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony took place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. PT. Preceding the 62nd Annual GRAMMY AWARDS telecast, the Premiere Ceremony was hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Imogen Heap and featured a number of performances by current GRAMMY nominees. Performers included classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, jazz legend Chick Corea, folk music supergroup I'm With Her, West African sensation Angélique Kidjo and Best New Artist nominee Yola.
by Ronn Burton - Jan 25, 2020
Broadway Tonight, the performing arts series at the University of Central Oklahoma, recently welcomed Tony Award winner Faith Prince to its historic Mitchell Hall stage. Ms. Prince has earned her status as a living legend and one of Broadway's preeminent Divas. In this lovely, intimate concert, audiences were treated not only to Ms. Prince's signature zaniness and piercing belt, but also her warm soprano and magnetic stillness.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse continues to delight audiences with its new 2020-21 Series of professional Mainstage musicals. The following are the show selections being produced by The Playhouse for the upcoming theatre season:  
by Dara Homer - Jan 24, 2020
It's rare to discover a new play that's so topical yet unexpected that any complete description of its merits might spoil the experience for future audiences. The Nostalgia Will Eat Itself, by native Tulsan John Fisher, doesn't just provide suspense, but also a healthy dose of self-awareness, humor, understated insight, and humility.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The professional regional premiere of the musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND opens at PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY (PTC) on FEBRUARY 21, 2020 and runs through MARCH 7, 2020. Tickets for this production can be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or by visiting pioneertheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces its 66th season. The company's 2020/21 season will feature the sixth play in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two Trains Running, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; the Americana musical Violet, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Charles Newell; the culmination of Court's Oedipus Trilogy with the Sophocles classic Antigone, directed by Seret Scott; Caryl Churchill's Fen, directed by Vanessa Stalling; and a new production of Shakespeare's Othello, starring Kelvin Roston, Jr. and Timothy Edward Kane, adapted and directed by Charles Newell.
by Ronn Burton - Feb 4, 2020
OKC Broadway and Celebrity Attractions recently announced the national tours that will be stopping in Tulsa and Oklahoma City for the 2020-2021 season. Most of these tours are either currently running on Broadway or closed very recently. OKC will welcome MEAN GIRLS, MY FAIR LADY, BLUE MAN GROUP, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, FROZEN, PRETTY WOMAN, and WICKED; while Tulsa will bring ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, MEAN GIRLS, THE LION KING, OKLAHOMA!, TOOTSIE, PRETTY WOMAN, and HADESTOWN.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Theatre Tulsa's acclaimed Play Series will continue in February with a?oeAugust: Osage County.a??
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Due to popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, is extending one week and will now close on March 15, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Today Latin rock icon and multiple Grammy award-winning artist Juanes announced his 2020 North American Mas Futuro Que Pasado Tour-an up close & immersive journey through all the greatest hits of his past, combined with the future looking guitar interpretations of Latin America's most beloved rhythms found on his new album – for which the tour is named.  Produced by Live Nation, the extensive 40+ date North American trek will kick off April 14th in Indianapolis, IN and make stops in New York, Toronto, Atlanta, Chicago and more, before wrapping October 25th in Temecula, CA.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Under celebrated violinist Joshua Bell's direction, the globally-treasured Academy of St. Martin in the Fields will perform two concerts on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at 7:30 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m., at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts on Oklahoma State University's campus in Stillwater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
BROADWAY IN HOLLYWOOD (Nederlander Organization) has announced the Spectacular Spectacular 2020-21 Season, consisting of seven Broadway national tour productions which will play both the Dolby Theatre and Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. This season marks the second such season that Los Angeles theater audiences will have regular access to blockbuster national touring productions at both iconic theatres on Hollywood Boulevard.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 4, 2020
When they wrote 'I believe the children are the future' they must have had Ari Axelrod in mind because this twenty-something year old is out to change the cabaret world, one young student and one cabaret show at a time.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Theatre Tulsa's acclaimed Play Series will continue in February with 'August: Osage County.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Celtic Lion Productions will present a rare revival of LOOK BACK IN ANGER, John Osborne's searing portrayal of the savagery of the human heart. Called the 'most vivid play of the decade' by the New York Times, the influence of Osborne's 1956 masterwork on generations of playwrights cannot be underestimated. It will be directed by Aimée Fortier who aims to highlight female characters that usually get downplayed and her youthful, age appropriate cast. Previews begin February 13 at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Opening is slated for Saturday, February 15.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Aurora's award-winning Paramount Theatre - the second largest subscription house in the U.S. - announced today the four blockbuster musicals on tap for its 10th anniversary season in 2020-2021:
by BWW Special - Feb 3, 2020
Now available from Harper Collins is Richie Jackson's Gay Like Me- a poignant and urgent love letter to his son. In the new book, the award-winning Broadway, TV and film producer reflects on his experiences as a gay man in America and the progress and setbacks of the LGBTQ community over the last 50 years.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Stage and screen star Ian Stenlake is joining the cast of the Australian premiere of The Bridges of Madison County to play the leading role of Robert Kincaid. Based on the best-selling novel and developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, The Colour Purple), the Tony Award winning musical The Bridges of Madison County will have its Australian Premiere next month at Hayes Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
West End stars Earl Carpenter and Daniel Boys are the final stars to be cast in a star-studded charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' at the London Coliseum on Sunday 23 February. Proceeds are going to Leukaemia UK.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that the highly anticipated 2020-2021 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season will include a spectacular lineup of the newest touring productions direct from Broadway and popular returning favorites. The ten-show season will launch in October 2020 with a celebrated return of Hamilton.
by Adrienne Proctor - Feb 2, 2020
The Pollard's Valentine Production of LOVE LETTERS is the perfect date night for couples young and old. LOVE LETTERS tells the story of Melissa and Andrew who exchanges letters for over fifty years, growing and sharing their lives along the way.