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by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have announced the cast for the North American tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical Beautiful a?" The Carole King Musical. The tour will welcome Kennedy Caughell (Carole King), James D. Gish (Gerry Goffin), Kathryn Boswell (Cynthia Weil), James Michael Lambert (Barry Mann), Matt Loehr (Don Kirshner) and Rachel Coloff (Genie Klein) to the Company. Beautiful a?" The Carole King Musical will make its Sarasota debut at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall from Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15. To purchase tickets, visit vanwezel.org, call (941) 953-3368 or visit the box office. Tickets start at $42 with limited seating remaining.
by TV Scoop - Nov 19, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of MAKING IT, airing on NBC on Monday, December 2, 2019!
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2019
Ryan McCartan, who can currently be seen as Mac in Roundabout Theatre Company's Scotland, PA, just made his solo show debut at Feinstein's/54 Below. We're getting a peek inside the concert with his performance of 'Don't Wanna Fight' by Alabama Shakes. Check it out with the video!
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
NBC has announced 40 world-renowned, superstar acts who will compete on the second season of “America's Got Talent: The Champions,” premiering Monday, Jan. 6 from 8-10 p.m. ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Matthew Pugliese, who served as Managing Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Executive Producer of the Nutmeg Summer Series, will depart the organization in late November. There will be a search for his replacement. Pugliese will become the Associate Director for the Connecticut Small Business Development Center.
by Alyson Eng - Nov 19, 2019
This holiday season, the Arts Club in Vancouver is playing THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. Starring Synthia Yusuf as Maria and Jonathan Winsby as Captain von Trapp, this production is the perfect show for the family to see this winter! The show plays from November 7th, 2019 to January 5th, 2020 and will definitely warm your heart!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
The all-new Disney Dance Upon a Dream (www.DisneyDanceTour.com), starring singer, actress, and dancer Mackenzie Ziegler, will appear in Columbus at the Palace Theatre on Wednesday, March 25. The show takes the cast on an electrifying journey to find their own beat in a fast-moving world that features a soundtrack of Disney's greatest hits remixed and reimagined. The original story unfolds around a present-day heroine and steps into the magical world of Disney that includes video and music from the most beloved films, including Beauty and the Beast, Moana, and Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
For the first time since 2006, Canada's globetrotting baroque orchestra returns to the UK for its Love & Betrayal Tour. The superb Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin joins Tafelmusik led by Music Director Elisa Citterio in an expertly crafted program contrasting ardent seduction with furious defiance.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Art House Productions (Executive Director Meredith Burns) has announced its limited engagement of REID FARRINGTON'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Created and Directed by Reid Farrington & Foxy Films, this multimedia theater production is a live mash-up of nearly every movie version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL ever made, bringing new life to the time-honored story. Following a successful stint at Abrons Arts Center in 2011, this unique production will bring the holiday spirit to Jersey City. Art House's production will feature an accomplished professional company of actors, including Laura K Nicoll, Adam Patterson, and Zachary Eisenstat.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
This morning in Birmingham a brand-new initiative to encourage young people to consider a career in the creative industries launched. Discover! Creative Careers Week is backed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in England through the Creative Careers Programme and is designed to find and encourage new, diverse talent for the country's booming creative industries. The programme is delivered by Creative & Cultural Skills, ScreenSkills and the Creative Industries Federation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
University of Illinois Springfield and Exceptional Artists announces: Disney Dance Upon a Dream, Starring Singer, Actress and Dancer Mackenzie Ziegler, Dances into Springfield at UIS Performing Arts Center on March 24th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The all-new Disney Dance Upon a Dream (www.DisneyDanceTour.com), starring singer, actress & dancer Mackenzie Ziegler will appear in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. The show takes the cast on an electrifying journey to find their own beat in a fast-moving world that features a soundtrack of Disney's greatest hits remixed and reimagined. The original story unfolds around a present-day heroine and steps into the magical world of Disney that includes video and music from the most beloved films, including Beauty and the Beast, Moana and Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The all-new Disney Dance Upon a Dream (www.DisneyDanceTour.com), starring singer, actress and dancer Mackenzie Ziegler will appear in SAN ANTONIO, TX at MAJESTIC THEATRE on FRIDAY, APRIL 17 at 7:30 p.m. The show takes the cast on an electrifying journey to find their own beat in a fast-moving world that features a soundtrack of Disney's greatest hits remixed and reimagined. The original story unfolds around a present-day heroine and steps into the magical world of Disney that includes video and music from the most beloved films, including Beauty and the Beast, Moana and Cinderella. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, November 20 at 10:00 a.m.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
On the heels of his debut project Last Dope Boy Left, emerging Atlanta rapper Da Great Ape shares new video for “GTFOTT” (Get The F***k Out The Trap) featuring Yung Booke. The Masart-directed video features Da Great Ape in the ATL doing what he does best; connecting with the community while breaking down the code of the street. Da Great Ape's momentum is ramping up with anthems like 'Out Trap Me,' as well as 'Ape Mode' featuring T.I., which has amassed over 7.1 million streams, and 'Dreams of a DopeBoy,' which has been streamed over 1.3 million times. Keep your eyes on Da Great Ape.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
  Grammy award winner, Marc Cohn will be here on February 9 and Peppa Pig Live! is making a stop at the King Center on May 19.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
“I Think About You” is a country sing-along upbeat Christmas song about not being with someone you love during the holidays. And soon to be a Christmas favorite.
by Debbie Hall - Nov 18, 2019
Before one of the hottest shows, the 20th Latin GRAMMY Awards, performers, nominees, and presenters are awarded some of the coolest items at the Official Backstage Talent Gift Lounge presented by FOREO.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing reprises its annual holiday program, The Crossing @ Christmas, at Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 7:30pm presented by the Annenberg Center; at The Met Cloisters in New York City on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 12:30pm and 3:30pm; and back in Philadelphia at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 5:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Veteran actor / director a?oeRhonda a?oePassiona?? Hansome roudly displays the Longevity in Multi Disciplinary Artistic Achievement award presented to her by Andrea J. Fulton (right) of The Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation at their Second Annual Awards Benefit on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Sugar Hill Restaurant and Supper Club in Brooklyn. The Bedford-Stuyvesant-born entertainer - who also performed at the afternoon event - was later congratulated by fellow ABC Fulton Foundation Benefit performer actor/producer/vocalist Rome Neal.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The all-new Disney Dance Upon a Dream (www.DisneyDanceTour.com), starring singer, actress and dancer Mackenzie Ziegler, will appear in 50 cities across the U.S. beginning March 5, 2020. The show takes the cast on an electrifying journey to find their own beat in a fast-moving world that features a soundtrack of Disney's greatest hits remixed and reimagined. The original story unfolds around a present-day heroine and steps into the magical world of Disney that includes video and music from the most beloved films, including Beauty and the Beast, Moana and Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
As part of the launch of the Semaine québécoise des rencontres interculturelles (SQRI), the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) and Culture pour tous have released the names of the 2019 Charles Biddle Award recipients. This honour highlights the input of immigrants to Quebec whose personal or professional commitment contributes to the province's cultural and artistic development.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The all-new Disney Dance Upon a Dream (www.DisneyDanceTour.com), starring singer, actress and dancer Mackenzie Ziegler will appear in Salt Lake City at Eccles Theater on Friday, March 20th, 2020. The show takes the cast on an electrifying journey to find their own beat in a fast-moving world that features a soundtrack of Disney's greatest hits remixed and reimagined. The original story unfolds around a present-day heroine and steps into the magical world of Disney that includes video and music from the most beloved films, including Beauty and the Beast, Moana and Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated Waterbury engagement at the Palace Theater, direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. To purchase tickets visit www.palacetheaterct.org, call 203.346.2000, or in person the Box Office 100 East Main Street, Waterbury. Ticket prices start at $46.50. For a sneak peek, please visit www.LesMiz.com.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The Grammy-winning duo Indigo Girls seamlessly blend folk, rock and pop with emotional intimacy and honesty that have defined their music for decades in favorites such as “Closer to Fine,” “Power of Two” and “Galileo.”
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 18, 2019
An unapologetic story of identity, racism, love, and belonging, Do You Dream in Spanish? weaves the songs of Frank Loesser, Steven Lutvak, and George Gershwin, with original music by Araujo and Michael Perrie, Jr. The show also uses Araujo's original photography.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
The all-news DISNEY DANCE UPON A DREAM TOUR, starring singer/actress/dancer MACKENZIE ZIEGLER, makes its Cleveland stop at Playhouse Square's KeyBank State Theatre March 26 for one 7 pm show. This original production features reimagined songs of Disney classics including Beauty and the Beast, Moana and Cinderella.
by David Green - Nov 18, 2019
The McCallum Theatre presents The Highwaymen a?" A Musical Tribute featuring Waylon, Willie and Johnny on Sunday, November 24, at 3:00 pm. Perhaps the greatest super-group in country music history, the original Highwaymen, formed in 1985 and consisted of Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. This recreation of that amazing band continues the legacy with tributes to Waylon, Willie and Johnny. You will see the friendship and comradery that existed between these legends, reliving great moments in country music history. Combining their unique approaches to life and recording, they traveled the world performing country music to millions of fans.
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 18, 2019
From November 21st-24th, Judson Theatre Company will be presenting a production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Alan Campbell, who will be starring in the role of Sir Wilford Robarts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
By popular demand, Broadway In Boston announced today that Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES will return to Boston for two weeks only. Performances at the Citizens Bank Opera House June 2 - 14, 2020 as part of the 2019-2020 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. Public on sale and ticketing information to be announced at a later date.
by Jade Kops - Nov 18, 2019
SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL storms the Sydney stage with a spectacularly talented group of school aged stars.
by David Green - Nov 18, 2019
The McCallum Theatre presents Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel on Monday, December 9, at 7:00pm. This performance, a?oeWarm, Romantic Music From the Cold, Far North,a?? will feature a smorgasbord of musical delights. The show kicks off with a?oeFestive Prelude,a?? a?oeThe Dream of Merry Christmasa?? and a?oeThe Spinning Topa?? by Carl Nielsen. After a?oeFantasy, Op. 11, No. 1a?? from Wilhelm Stenhammar, two Jean Sibelius works will be featured: a?oeThe Snapdragon, Op. 85, No. 4a?? and a?oeSpruce, Op. 75, No. 5.a?? Those will be followed by three works by Edvard Grieg: a?oeNorwegian Dance, Op. 47, No. 4,a?? a?oeShepherd's Boy, Op. 54, No. 1a?? and a?oeThe March of the Dwarfs, Op. 54, No. 3.a?? The first portion of the show will conclude with Christian Sinding's a?oeRustles of Spring, Op. 32, No. 3.a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
After a five-year redevelopment the iconic Riverside Studios have a brand-new building as part of a residential development led by London developers Mount Anvil and A2 Dominion.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
'Where were you the night the Gaybird Steamer ran off her tracks?' Preeminent American storyteller Dandy Darkly makes his Off-Broadway debut with his latest award-winning, critically acclaimed hour of supernatural, Southern Gothic satire. Dandy Darkly's All Aboard! is a glorious Georgia ghost story as told by the survivors of that tragic Halloween night - from the little boy chased by the phantoms that still haunt her as an adult to the cruel Colonel buried in his bunker, tinkering with his sinister toys.
by Brady Schwind - Nov 17, 2019
Opera Star AARON BLAKE brings Crossover Stylings to Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 17, 2019
Storyteller Rian Keating uses soliloquy and song to tell the entertaining and heartwarming story of his teenage journey into manhood, all through the magic of musical theater, in his new show IN THIS TRAVELING HEART.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2019
Join us at The Montalban as we celebrate diversity in cinema during the inaugural Super Duper Diversity Film Festival 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2019
During Lisa Viggiano's critically-praised 2018 Bruce Springsteen Tribute Shows (which helped earn her a 2019 Bistro Award for “Outstanding Vocalist”), she included a section of songs by iconic musicians and singers discovered over five decades by talent scout/record producer John Henry Hammond, who also championed Springsteen and recorded “The Boss's” first demo. Now, like a spinoff from a hit TV sitcom, Viggiano has created an entire cabaret show featuring songs and performers produced by Hammond during his long career at Columbia Records. In FROM LADY DAY TO THE BOSS: 50 YEARS OF TALENT DISCOVERED BY LEGENDARY COLUMBIA RECORD PRODUCER JOHN HENRY HAMMOND, Viggiano will deliver her unique renditions of classic tunes recorded by Bessie Smith, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Harry James, Count Basie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Leonard Cohen, George Benson, and Springsteen.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Buglisi Dance Theatre celebrates its 26th Anniversary Season with a program of works by artistic director Jacqulyn Buglisi, company principal dancer Virginie Mécène, Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen, and Meagan King.  The program will feature two world premieres by Ms. Buglisi, and a NYC premiere by Ms. Mécène, presented with a commissioning award from the New York State Council on the Arts, and performed by the brilliant of company dancers known for their power and passion.  The Tuesday December 10 performance, an early Performance of Premieres running one hour, will begin at 6 PM and consist of The Moss Anthology: Variation#5, UNUM, In the name of the fire, and the flame, and grace, and Sand.   The full program will be performed Wednesday and Thursday, with curtain time at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Artistic Director Marissa Wolf makes her Portland Center Stage at The Armory directing debut with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a delightful Jane Austen-inspired comedy from playwrights Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon. Portland favorite Lauren Modica (Bedlam's Sense and Sensibility and Twist Your Dickens at The Armory) will star as middle sister Mary Bennet, who takes center stage in this charming and clever sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. When the Bennet sisters gather at the home of Lizzy and Darcy for the holidays, an unexpected guest sparks brilliant, bookish Mary's hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and perhaps even romance. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
South Florida's 15 year old, singing sensation, Emily Taylor Kaufman will perform this Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the 5th Annual Orianne and Phil Collins 'Little Dreams Foundation' Gala in Miami, Florida with Phil Collins, Richard Marx and the Little Dreamers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Executive Producer, Jeremy Handelman / Off The Leash Productions, LLC with Times Sq Productions, LLC will present an invite-only, industry presentation of Stephen Lloyd Helper's Up and Down, starring Mary Bacon (Broadway: Rock and Roll, Arcadia), Robert Creighton (Broadway: Disney's FROZEN. NYC: Cagney) and Isabella Rossellini (Film: Blue Velvet, Death Becomes Her). The presentation will take place on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 West 43rd Street). 
by TV Scoop - Nov 15, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BATWOMAN, airing on THE CW on Sunday, December 1, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!
by TV Scoop - Nov 15, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of LEGACIES, airing on THE CW on Thursday, December 5, 2019!
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 15, 2019
The 50th anniversary national tour of the iconic rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has landed at Broadway San Diego, where you can catch this passion play through Sunday, November 17th.
by Brandon Horwin - Nov 15, 2019
'What does air guitar teach us? Everything we need to rock, is already inside us' is a line that the character of Golden Thunder delivers midway through this fun and fresh play. It's a line that sums up this play for me: air guitarists competing nationally and internationally, doing so because they love it, and making relationships, helping and sometimes finding out more about each other and themselves along the way.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Houston Early Music's 2019-2020 season continues the organization's commitment to presenting historically informed musical performances with Sonnambula's concert of El Laurel de Apolo: Zarzuela from Madrid to the New World at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.