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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures program will present a special one-weekend engagement of Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the acquisition of one of the most significant pieces of Elvis' musical history, which will be returned to Graceland 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 – a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017
The Fulton Theatre takes great pride in announcing our 2nd annual Robert Fulton Awards. Affectionately known as the Robbies, the awards showcase and honor the great talent that has performed on our stage during the 2016 / 2017 Season. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for being part of the magic!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures program will present a special one-weekend engagement of Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
Bettye LaVette is no mere singer. She is an interpreter of the highest order. Whether the song originated as country, rock, pop, or blues, when she gets through with it, it is pure R&B. She gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 26, 2017
Last night in the beautiful Soho loft of internationally renowned artist/sculptor Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, the Gold Coast Arts Center and International Film Festival payed tribute to Rita Hayworth the iconic Hollywood film star.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic stage mystery Sleuth, October 3 through October 29. Join us and get caught up in the game that is sure to have you asking yourself where does imagination end and the reality begin?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017
Take Me to the River LIVE, the Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue starring Grammy Award-winners William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite and Bobby Rush comes to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. Media sponsor for this event is WDCB, 90.9 FM, Public Radio from College of DuPage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Nov. 4 through Dec. 17 in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
The Mabel Mercer Foundation announced this week that Adela and Larry Elow have established a $50,000 endowment fund, created specifically to 'encourage teenagers to learn and perform The Great American Songbook, as composed between the years 1900-1970.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017
Theatre Royal will tomorrow celebrate its 150th birthday, an extraordinary milestone that will be honoured over the next few months with a range of events.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) hosted its Third Annual Fall Benefit Concert, Uptown in Autumn which was attended by nearly 400 guests, and successfully met its goal of raising over $50,000 for the organization's year-round free jazz concerts and education program offerings. Scroll down for photos!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of HAIR - The American Tribal Love-rock Musical, Michael Butler, the Broadway producer who brought the musical to its greatest fame and popularity, announces his new production with performances April 20 to June 30 (opening night is April 29) at the newly renovated Palace Theatre at 630 South Broadway, DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the holiday classic A Christmas Story, The Musical, now through December 31. Join Ralphie and friends as they bring the heartwarming nostalgia of this Christmas film to life on stage. WE TRIPLE DOG DARE YOU!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, June 12 and 13th at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
The iconic Bristol Hippodrome is saying goodbye to their historic theatre seats this summer and are offering the opportunity for you to own a piece of the city's history.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Donny Osmond voiced production of THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES! Pioneer Theatre Company previously announced Donny Osmond's involvement in the upcoming production of the musical The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Review, running May 5 - 20, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series season with the emotionally powerful 4000 Days in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Peter Quilter drama runs through June 4.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017
Big Bill Morganfield, son of legendary blues songwriter and guitarist  Muddy Waters and an award-winning bluesman himself, will be the star performer at The West Coast Muddy Waters Blues Festival on June 17 in a stage built on Vision Parking Lot in Leimert Park.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017
Two exciting shows will cap The Town Hall's Spring 2017 presenting season, already the venue's most extensive and wide-ranging season to date. The incomparable David Byrne curates a music-related variety show to illustrate the updated edition of his book How Music Works on Thursday, June 1st titled This is How Music Works. Two weeks later, on June 15th, Dr. John and Henry Butler, two legends of New Orleans music, join forces for a steamy R&B piano summit featuring Dr. John's legendary backing band, The Nitetrippers.  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls, March 6 through March 31. Explore a simpler time when the stakes of the "game" were your biggest concern in Damon Runyon's streets of New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
The Society of London Theatre's 2016 Box Office figures demonstrate another robust year for the capital's thriving theatre industry.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, April 23 & 24 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx. You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, April 23 & 24 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017
The Town Hall presents DR. JOHN AND HENRY BUTLER on Thursday June 15th   Legends of New Orleans Music Together for the First Time, and featuring Dr. John's famed backup band The Nitetrippers    One-of-a-Kind Piano Summit Brings the Big Easy to Blue Note Jazz Festival    
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Featured performances for the month of July at City Winery Chicago, include political satirists The Capitol Steps on July 2, Dweezil Zappa, son of the late Frank Zappa, on July 7, R&B Grammy-nominated duo Les Nubians on July 10, British rockers The Graham Parker Duo on July 12, Country Music Association Musician of the Year Mac McAnally on July 19, stand-up comedian Sandra Bernhard (July 20-21) and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017
The biggest stars of the Big Easy will cap The Town Hall's most extensive and wide-ranging spring season to date. On Thursday, June 15th, pianists and singers Dr. John and Henry Butler, accompanied by Dr. John's legendary backing band, The Nitetrippers, bring the heat, the songs and the swing of New Orleans to Manhattan for a one-of-a-kind musical summit.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017
Rose Theatre Kingston's Summer Schools are back, running from Saturday 22 Jul - Saturday 2 Sep, for ages seven - twenty-five, ranging from three days to a week.
by Andrew White - Jul 19, 2017
Happenstance's ensemble is chock full of talents, and when combined in a show like this it is impossible not to smile the whole way through. For kids you have slapstick, bad puns and the occasional chance for audience participation (we can make it rain, people). For adults you have visual puns from classic art, statues, and familiar French tunes that never go out of fashion.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018
The Unique Panel Discussion will celebrate a new book by Ronald Rand, "CREATE! How Extraordinary Artists Live to Create and Create to Live" at the historical theatrical club, The Lambs 3 West 51st Street, New York City, Monday, March 12th, 2018, 7:00-8:00pm. There is no charge for the Event. Seating is limited - reservations are necessary at: (212) 586-0306 or RSVP@The-Lambs.org     
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present this jovial celebration of The Irish And How They Got That Way, January 23 now extended through February 25. Join us for a fun-filled time as we explore the ways of the Irish and how they have fit into the tapestry of America over the past 150 years.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present this jovial celebration of The Irish And How They Got That Way, January 23 now extended through February 25. Join us for a fun-filled time as we explore the ways of the Irish and how they have fit into the tapestry of America over the past 150 years.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
The Sylvan Winds announce the opening concert of the 2018 Spring Season celebrating music, art, and history. Performing in important cultural and historic New York City buildings, the ensemble creates imaginative and informative programs that reflect the environs of each space.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018
The UK tour of DUSTY will hold an open casting call for male and female dance ensemble members. Dusty is written by Jonathan Harvey, directed by Maria Friedman, designed by Tom Pye, and choreographed by Tim Jackson. The call will be held Friday 19th January at Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, E1 6AB.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
LIFT, London's biennial festival of international theatre, has today announced the full programme for June 2018 and beyond. David Binder, recently announced as Artistic Director of Brooklyn Academy of Music, curates a festival which spans disciplines and fearlessly plays with form. Through exploring London's local, national and international identity, LIFT opens doors to cultures from across the globe, celebrates shared humanity and challenges preconceptions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018
The quick-witted American actor and icon, Groucho Marx was a frequent visitor to New Hope and Bucks County. Now nearly 41 years after his death, Groucho makes a hilarious return to Bucks - this time in the form of award-winning actor Frank Ferrante in the global comedy hit, "An Evening with Groucho." The show is presented February 14 - 25 at Bucks County Playhouse as part of the 2018 Visiting Artists Series.
by Charles Busch - Dec 21, 2017
Deck the halls, trim the tree, and spin the dreidel. BroadwayWorld is continuing our tradition of celebrating the holiday season with a Twelve Days of Christmas countdown. This year we've invited the great Charles Busch to share his favorites holiday performances. Check back daily to get in the holiday spirit in time for December 25 and to find out what else made his list!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017
One of the most significant pieces of Elvis Presley's musical history has returned to Graceland, 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion. For the first time since Graceland opened to the public in 1982, visitors to Graceland are now able to see this original piano, which was returned to the Music Room at Graceland this past weekend during Graceland's holiday concert events. Additional 1960s-era artifacts which are now on display in the Music Room include the original drapes and original gold couch, which was part of the room's d cor in 1964.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the acquisition of one of the most significant pieces of Elvis' musical history, which will be returned to Graceland 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 – a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion.
by Richard Sasanow - Aug 21, 2017
There are opera festivals and then there are OPERA FESTIVALS, but none that promise to be the equivalent of Opera Philadelphia's O17, which opens on September 14 for a 12-day run. It's a dazzling array of the old and new, the well-known and emerging, being produced at prestigious venues around the city, from the Academy of Music to the Barnes Foundation. There's even a screening in Independence Park of a hit from the last opera season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017
Returning for its third season and bubbling over with playful pizazz, Taste of Everyman is Everyman Theatre's artful pre-show food and drink experience that combines smarts and samples from some of the hottest talent in Baltimore's dine and drink scene.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017
Forty years after Elvis Presley's death, his famous white grand piano is up for auction on eBay from August 10-20. The piano, which stood in the Graceland music room for more than a decade, is expected to sell for millions. Ten percent of the proceeds from the Elvis White Piano, as the auction is listed on eBay, will go to Starkey Hearing Foundation which supports hearing health initiatives around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017
This live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the documentary film Take Me to the River comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017
Pioneer Theatre Company announces Donny Osmond's involvement in the upcoming production of the musical The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Review, running May 5 - 20, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018
The Fulton Theatre is proud to present Red, the final production of the 2017/2018 Ellen Arnold Groff Series in the Tell Studio.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
The Fulton Theatre unveiled an amazing lineup of shows for the 2018/2019 season! During the Fulton Theatre's annual Dinner on Stage event, Executive Artistic Producer Marc Robin-who is celebrating his 10th anniversary at the Fulton-gave a preview of the thrilling lineup that awaits Lancaster theater-goers in the coming season. To celebrate his 10 years, and the Fulton's incredible growth during that time, Robin has curated an entire season of awe-inspired performances produced with the renowned Fulton flair.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre celebrate music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, April 18 through May 21.