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by TV News Desk - May 8, 2019
Seven-time multi-platinum selling country groupALABAMA has added almost 30 new concert dates to their historic '50th Anniversary Tour.' Today, the band revealed 28 additional arena and amphitheater shows as they continue their cross-country trek celebrating five decades of music. 
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Music Mondays, the summer concert series for July and August, with all shows at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
With The Bay at Nice currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the European premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 12 July, and runs until 14 September. Booking opens for supporters of the Menier today - 7 May, with public booking on 13 May at 9am.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
Brandi Carlile's Girls Just Wanna Weekend—a destination concert vacation produced byCloud 9 Adventures in partnership with The Bowery Presents—will take place at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from January 29-Febraury 2, 2020 and once again feature an all female-fronted lineup. In addition to multiple sets from Carlile, the festival will include performances by Sheryl Crow, Lake Street Dive, Patty Griffin, Lucius,Wanda Sykes (comedy set), KT Tunstall, Jade Bird, Amanda Shires and Yola as well as special guests Ruby Amanfu, Natalie Hemby and Katie Herzig.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Multi-platinum pop-rock band BARENAKED LADIES have released FAKE NUDES: NAKED, a special digital-only extended EP, which features acoustic renditions of 8 songs from the band's fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes.  Additionally, the band released the Edward Pond-directed performance video of “Bringing it Home,” which can be seen HERE.  The EP and video release comes on the heels of last night's kickoff show for the “Group Therapy Tour,” a 44-city run that will see Barenaked Ladies summering on the road with Hootie & The Blowfish. 
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Broadway veteran, Susan Haefner, and featured actor in Playhouse on Park's The Scottsboro Boys, Ivory McKay, are slated to be the special guest teaching artists for the Musical Theatre Preparatory Program.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
On June 21, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly will release Bulletproof Live via Thirty Tigers. The album is live recording of their seminal album Bulletproof that was recorded in July and August of 2018 in celebration of the record's tenth anniversary. Today, The Boot premiered 'Ragged As The Road (Live),' the second single to be released from the forthcoming album.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Playhouse on Park's education department, Playhouse Theatre Academy, is thrilled to welcome back Susan Haefner for a Master Class on Monday, July 15 from 6:30-8:30pm at The 224 Ecospace!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
Atlantic recording artists Why Don't We have released their fifth new track of 2019, “Unbelievable” – available now via all DSPs. The summer-ready song arrives on the heels of the band's explosive collaborative single “I Don't Belong In This Club” with Macklemore and the group's announce as part of the 2019 TODAY Show Citi Concert Series line-up, returning once again to Rockefeller Plaza on Labor Day (Sept. 2nd) following last year's performance which garnered one of the largest crowds of the summer.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Jamestown Revival's new song, “Who Hung The Moon,” premiered yesterday at Earmilk. Listen HERE. Of the track, Earmilk praises, “An effortless vocal harmonization washes over you as the light guitar strum dances playfully in the backdrop of this starry-eyed folk melody. The 'Oohs' at the end breathe a soul-lifting feeling into the track that wraps you in a warm embrace. The final product is a mesmerizing track that's both beautifully crafted and earnest at its core.” 
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
A dozen years after executive producers Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady asked Barenaked Ladies to compose a theme song for a new show they'd created called “The Big Bang Theory,” the multi-platinum band was invited back for last night's historic series finale. Vocalist/guitarist Ed Robertson recorded a special acoustic rendition for the momentous occasion, which can be seen by clicking HERE and heard  on all streaming platforms (along with an instrumental version) by clicking HERE.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Tyler Childers is set to release his highly anticipated new album,Country Squire, August 2 via Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records. His first release in partnership with RCA Records, the album is now available for pre-order. In anticipation of the album's release, lead track “House Fire” premieres today. Listen to the song HERE.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
The Delray Beach Playhouse announces their 2019-20 Season Subscriptions for the Main Stage Series plays, Musical Memories and Nostalgic Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile is nominated for Artist of the Yearat the 2019 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards. The annual awards ceremony will take place on September 11 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Young People's Theatre Workshop (YPTW) presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical State Fair on stage at the Players Club of Swarthmore May 24 to June 2. The State Fair cast includes 60 talented performers, ages 8-18, from the Philadelphia regional area. Show dates are May 24, 25, and June 1 at 7:30 p.m., May 27 at 6 p.m., May 28 and 30 at 7 p.m. and May 26 and June 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, and all seats are reserved. Reserve tickets by visiting yptw.org or calling 610-558-0988. Tickets also will be available at the door.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Television through the years: shared musical memories through a magical box. Lyrics & Lyricists closes its 2019 season with a loving look at the songs written for or introduced on the small screen that shaped our culture and connected us all. The set we watched together in the den gave us songs by great musical theater writers such as Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and Cole Porter, specials by Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra, nights with Ed Sullivan and theme songs whose lyrics have a permanent place in our hearts. Live and In Living Color  includes songs such as "Love and Marriage", Steve Allen's "This Could Be the Start of Something", songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, and a medley of beloved TV theme songs.
by Kyle Christopher West - May 14, 2019
Texas-born Brooke Singer is no stranger to the stage. In fact, she's been performing professionally since before most of her peers had picked their first extra-curricular activity. And now, after years of sailing the world playing famous Disney characters like Belle and performing in the world premiere of the stage version of TANGLED, she's got an opportunity to show off her less family-friendly skills by taking the new stage musical version of the nostalgic 90's film Cruel Intentions on the road. We caught up between shows while the tour was stopped in sunny Washington DC. Read more, below:
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Acclaimed American rock band AGAINST ME! are excited to announce their upcoming fall tour titled 2 Nights / 4 Records / 48 Songs. Consisting of back-to-back nights in Los Angeles, CA, Toronto, ON, Sayreville, NJ, Boston, MA and Baltimore, MD throughout October, the tour will feature the band performing its classic albums Searching For A Former Clarity, New Wave,White Crosses and Transgender Dysphoria Blues in their entirety on select nights. Full album performances are also confirmed for this year's The Fest in Gainesville, FL fromNovember 1-3. Tickets for the tour go on sale this Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m. local time. A full listing of dates and album performances can be found below with more information on the band's official website.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Redhouse will conclude its 2018 -19 Season with The All Night Strut!, conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Fran Charnas with musical arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb and Dick Schermesser, running from May 30th - June 9th. The production will feature a partnership with CNY Jazz who will provide the musicians and musical direction along with Central New York Theater Icon, Bob Brown who will make his directorial debut with Redhouse. The All Night Strut! promises a high energy evening of memorable music and incredible singing and dancing that will have you tapping your toes long after you leave the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
With Orpheus Descending opening at the theatre, and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Jenna Russell will lead the company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - May 12, 2019
Actor Sid Solomon may be familiar to Twin Cities theatre-goers with memories of past productions. He recently visited Minneapolis with THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and took time to respond to 6 Questions & a Plug.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
As excitement builds for the June 21 release of Aaron Watson's brand new album Red Bandana,  the “reigning indie underdog” (Rolling Stone) reveals 16 new tour dates, adding to his already announced The Red Bandana Tour. Tickets for the tour, which spans coast to coast June through October, are available here!
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2019
Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kellyannounced they will release Bulletproof Live on June 21 via Thirty Tigers. The album is a live recording of their seminal album Bulletproof that was recorded in July and August of 2018 in celebration of the record's tenth anniversary. Bulletproof Live is now available for pre-order and Wide Open Country has shared 'You Don't Have To Stay Forever (Live),' the first single released from the forthcoming album.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Susan Egan took to Instagram to share a note written by Matthew Morrison to her following a concert in 1996. Egan wrote 'In 1996 I did a little concert at my high school alma mater, the Orange County School of the Arts - alongside some of the current students. I just found the program they signed for me and will now take FULL CREDIT for Matthew Morrisons's career and happiness.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Today, Grammy-nominated, Night Street/Interscope artist K.Flay, released another irresistible track taken from her forthcoming album 'Solutions,' due for release on July 12. 'Sister' is available on all digital platforms and as part of an album PRE-ORDER from today.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Atlantic recording artists Why Don't We have released their sixth new track of 2019, “Come To Brazil” – available now via all DSPs. Writtenproduced in collaboration with JKash (Charlie Puth, Maroon 5) and The Futuristics (G-Eazy,Selena Gomez), the release marks the band's most hands-on studio cut thus far with all five members sharing writing credit on the summer-ready smash.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
 The Philly POPS will give three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence with Disney Princess Susan Egan and POPS on the Parkway with Academy and GRAMMY award-winning superstar Jennifer Hudson.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Following a sold-out engagement at Feinstein's at the Nikko in 2018, The Broadway Princess Party will perform at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts on Sunday, August 25 at 3 p.m. 
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their seminal album Bulletproof with the release of Bulletproof Live via Thirty Tigers. The album is a live recording of every song from Bulletproof captured in July and August of 2018 at multiple shows along the band's tour.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
For COLLECTIVE SOUL, their 25-year career has always had a common theme: family. Family of their own, and their family of fans around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Take a magical journey under the sea when Musical Theater West (MTW) brings Disney's The Little Mermaid to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 12-28.   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, legendary songwriting team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
On June 21, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly will release Bulletproof Live via Thirty Tigers. The album is a live recording of their seminal album Bulletproof captured in July and August of 2018 in celebration of the record's tenth anniversary. Today, Taste of Country premiered 'God Forsaken Town (Live),' the third and final single to be released from their forthcoming album.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Andrea McArdle debuts a brand new show at Feinstein's/54 Below on Thursday, June 20 - 22, 2019! During this very special run she celebrates The Great American Songbook, Broadway, and contemporary music. With Andrea's soaring vocals, audiences will be taken on a musical journey filled with reminiscing and anecdotes about the legends she has met and worked with and the songs that became the soundtrack of America.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Seven countries on three continents, sold-out amphitheaters, stadiums, arenas and now this summer sees the debut of Keith Urban's “GRAFFITI U World Tour,' an all-new show at fairs and on festival grounds.  The tour, which debuted this past weekend in New York, features new music, including the reigning CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year's latest single “We Were,” and a brand-new production and lighting design to ensure a whole new set of surprises that have become part of Urban's unpredictable and electrifying concerts.  For tickets go to www.keithurban.net.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Renowned guitarist, multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter, bandleader and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller has opened up his voluminous archive of recordings for the first time ever to present a milestone 3CD + DVD box set. WELCOME TO THE VAULT covers Miller's genre-blurring six-decade career over 52 audio tracks, pairing a number of greatest hits and certifiable rock 'n roll classics with 38 previously unreleased recordings that span demos, rehearsals, outtakes, vintage concert performances and 5 newly uncovered original Steve Miller Band songs recorded in the 1960s and 1970s.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 11, 2019
 The Hill Country Community Theatre is announcing the cast for 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.' Based on the popular 1988 film starring Steve Martin; the musical version follows the same hilarious storyline but adds a delightfully jazzy Tony Award nominated score by David Yazbek. 'Scoundrels' was nominated for a staggering eleven Tony Awards in all after it opened on Broadway in 2005. The show makes its Cottonwood Shores debut July 18.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
The Hill Country Community Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." Based on the popular 1988 film starring Steve Martin; the musical version follows the same hilarious storyline but adds a delightfully jazzy Tony Award nominated score by David Yazbek. "Scoundrels" was nominated for a staggering eleven Tony Awards in all after it opened on Broadway in 2005. The show makes its Cottonwood Shores debut July 18.
by BWW Staff - Jun 10, 2019
Country duo The Belles will join Nickelodeon's JoJo Siwa's D.R.E.A.M. Tour for additional dates following the 71 previously announced shows. Tickets go on sale this Friday (6/14).The now 82-show run kicked off May 17 in Phoenix, AZ and has been named one ofStubHub's Top U.S. Summer Tours alongside The Rolling Stones, Queen, Ariana Grande and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.
by BWW Staff - Jun 10, 2019
One of the greatest Motown and R&B / funk artists of all time, The Commodores will be touring the US in celebration of their 50th Anniversary! The Commodores' Walter “Clyde” Orange, James Dean “JD” Nicholas and William “WAK” King have influenced both artists young and old and in all genres with their classic songs. The Commodores brand is bigger than ever as they continue to blaze trails all over the world. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
After performing thousands of concerts delivering CCR hits live to millions of fans, Creedence Clearwater Revival rhythm section and co-founders, Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford have announced they are taking their hard charging touring band Creedence Clearwater Revisited off the road after the band's 25th anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Spectra Venue Management at the Casper Events Center announces the postponement of the Old Dominion “Make It Sweet” Tour stop in Casper. The concert was originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 10th, however, due to a potentially record-breaking winter storm Wesley, venue staff and show management have come to the unfortunate decision to postpone the show to a later date. The reschedule date will be announced when finalized.
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Multi-platinum selling singer, performer and songwriter Gavin DeGraw is thrilled to announce his 2019 summer tour.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019
Donna McKechnie, best-known and beloved for her portrayal of Cassie in the original Broadway cast of the 1975 musical 'A Chorus Line' for which she received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, will be the interview guest at a Sonoma Speaker Series event on Wednesday - May 29, 2019 at the Hanna Boys Center Auditorium in Sonoma.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
STAGES St. Louis is thrilled to announce casting for its 33rd Season: THE BOY FROM OZ, GREASE, MAN OF LA MANCHA, and its Emerson Family Theatre Series production of Disney's 101 DALMATIANS. 'The tagline at STAGES is 'Experience The Story' and our 2019 Season stays true to these words offering something special for everyone,' expresses Associate Producer Andrew Kuhlman.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Dancers Over 40 will welcome a bushel full of performers, surprise guests and a gaggle of… wandering dancers from every discipline for a tribute to theatre impresario David Merrick on Monday, April 29, 7pm at St. Luke's Theater, 308 West 46th Street in NYC.