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Graceland to Host First-Ever Holiday Concert Weekend this December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the very first holiday concerts ever to take place on the Graceland campus, featuring Elvis live in concert and on the big screen, accompanied by a live orchestra, legendary gospel greats and an all-star rock 'n' roll band. (more...)

Park Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE SECONDARY VICTIM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Written by former psychotherapist, Matthew Campling, the world premiere production of The Secondary Victim explores the growing world of blame culture within psychotherapy in private practice. Inspired by real life experiences and with insider insights into an increasing problem for the profession, this new production directed by Matthew Gould explores the vulnerability of counsellors in the age of accusation. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Hats OFF! HO20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On Monday 20 November Hats Off turns 20! So it's time to celebrate this fabulous milestone. Or in other words it's time to take our Hats Off to Hats Off. (more...)

Five New Seattle-Area Schools Tapped for Disney Musicals in Schools 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Seattle Theatre Group has announced five new Seattle-area schools that have been selected to participate in its fourth annual Disney Musicals in Schools program. (more...)

Amber Riley Joins Beverley Knight and Cassidy Janson for New Album 'Songs From the Stage'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Dreamgirls' Amber Riley announced on Instagram that she will be joining fellow West End leading ladies Beverley Knight and Cassidy Janson for a new showtune album, Songs From the Stage. (more...)

Kaki King Debuts 'Hababout' via Relix Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Days away from the release of Kaki King's first new album in over two years, the renowned guitarist is debuting another track recorded live at Berklee. Hababout , streaming exclusively via Relix, is the only previously unreleased track on the album (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As it embarks on its sixth season, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company by welcoming four new Company Members and eight new Artistic Associates. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Announces 2017-19 Cohort of Playwriting Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Huntington Theatre Company announces its 2017-2019 cohort of Huntington Playwriting Fellows MJ Halberstadt and Brenda Withers. (more...)

Rose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, playing October 6-22, 2017. The show is being directed by long-time Rose artist educator Kevin Ehrhart. (more...)

The Western Stage to Present Dysfunctional Family Comedy 'THE BOONDAWGLE ESTATE'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Meet the Boondawgle family: one hypochondriac, one split personality, one who lives in an imaginary world of grandeur, the controller, the troublemaker, and the one whose only desire is to settle his late uncle's estate and skip town. Will the family pull together to unlock a secret fortune? And what does the goldfish have to do with it? The Boondawgle Estate is a mixture of 1930s style comedy, absurd situations, and the true meaning of family. (more...)

National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. The concert on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., will feature the famous former child prodigy Sarah Chang (violin) and Grammy winning Zuill Bailey (cello), conducted by Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. On Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m., Chang will play alongside pianist Santiago Rodriguez, who will be maKing his return-debut to the Washington area. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is conducting the Star-Spangled Banner on Saturday. An instrument petting zoo will take place in the lobby on Sunday from 2-2:30 p.m., allowing children a chance to experiment with instruments from different families (string, wood, brass, and percussion). In both concerts, musicians will play Beethoven's Egmont Overtureand Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

Spinning Tree Theatre produces Kansas City Premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Spinning Tree Theatre proudly produces the Kansas City premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA October 27 November 12. Four-time Tony Award winner Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy) based his 2014 play on actual events. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for HAIR's Immersive 50th Anniversary Production at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The rock musical HAIR opens at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018. Opening night will be on Wednesday 11 October 2017, and the 50th Anniversary Gala will be held on Tuesday 17 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Scooter Braun Talks Working with Kanye and Trying Times with Justin Bieber
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Gayle King recently sat down with Scooter Braun for an interview about his philanthropy, worKing with Kanye, trying times with Justin Bieber and more. The interview aired on CBS This Morning today. Watch the video below: (more...)

Aaron De Jesus, Nicolas Dromard, Mark Edwards and Cory Jeacoma to Star in JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday, September 22) for the Tony-, Grammy- and Olivier Award-winning smash hit musical JERSEY BOYS, which will star Aaron De Jesus as Frankie Valli, Nicolas Dromard as Tommy DeVito, Mark Edwards as Nick Massi and Cory Jeacoma as Bob Gaudio at New York City's New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) Stage 1. Performances begin Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE which marked the birth of the The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, co-founded by the late groundbreaKing playwright and performer Charles Ludlam in 1967 will return on the occasion of the play and the company's 50th anniversary with a production, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, a long-standing member of RTC who assumed leadership as Artistic Director when Mr. Ludlam died 30 years ago, in 1987. (more...)

BWW Review: South Coast Repertory Raises Hopeful, Exquisite New Production of ONCE
by Michael Quintos - Sep 21, 2017

Though the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of writer/director John Carney's well-liked indie film ONCE is a musical that this reviewer has liked quite a bit from past productions, it took seeing South Coast Repertory's brand new regional production---now on stage in Costa Mesa through September 30---for this reviewer to not only like it, but to truly adore it. From casting to staging and everything in between, SCR's enjoyable new mounting, under the astute direction of Kent Nicholson, is somehow much more emotional, thoughtful, and remarkably riveting than past touring productions. And though, yes, it is essentially the same source material, SCR's exquisite new iteration of this small, but genuinely endearing musical is by far the gold standard of how this show should look and feel in any and all future productions. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaKing singer/songwriter, will make its San Jose premiere at the Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) November 14 19, 2017. (more...)

American Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special Salon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

American Lyric Theater presents The New Crew, a salon including performances by and discussions with American Lyric Theater's newest Resident Artists in the Composer Librettist Development Program: composers Shuying Li, Andy Teirstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2017

Billy Porter won a Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots. His other Broadway credits include Shuffle Along, Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Grease, and Smokey Joe's Caf . Off-Broadway, (more...)

China Information Technology sets up research centre to seize the opportunity of big data analysis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017


Happy Birthday! Billy Porter Re-Releases First Album to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Today is Billy Porter's birthday and also the 20th Anniversary of his first album, BILLY PORTER: UNTITLED (on A&M Records). To celebrate both, he's re-releasing the album today, in a special 20th Anniversary Edition available for free on SoundCloud. (more...)

Teens from Broadway and The West End Sign On for #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Kara Oates, Mavis Simpson-Ernst, and Lucy-Mae Beacock have all signed-on to perform in #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens, on October 15, 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan's Theater District. (more...)

Scoop: VICE PRINCIPALS on HBO - October 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on VICE PRINCIPALS on HBO - October 2017 Episodes (more...)

Matthew West, Joel Smallbone Win Big at ASCAP Christian Music Awards; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Last night, ASCAP honored the songwriters and publishers of Christian music's most performed songs of the past year at our 39th annual Christian Music Awards in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. (more...)

The Fat City Band to Perform at THE BLACK BOX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

THE BLACK BOX Local Artist Series presents The Fat City Band on Friday, October 6 at 8 p.m. at the downtown Franklin venue. For more than four decades, The Fat City Band has written, recorded, and performed a unique blend of blues, roadhouse rock, jazz, and New Orleans-style R&B. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: September 21, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 21, 2017

LooKing to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

ASCAP's 'I Create Music' EXPO Slated for May, 2018 in LA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that its 13th annual ASCAP I Create Music EXPO will take place May 7 - 9, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Arthur Miller's All My Sons. (more...)

Indian Wells Resort Debuts BROADWAY'S BEST With Welch And Olsen
by David Green - Sep 21, 2017

Indian Wells Resort Hotel is excited to debut Broadway's Best in October, presenting an evening of enchanting entertainment with acclaimed performers Patricia Welch and Terri Olsen, along with musical director and pianist Alex Danson. Together they perform a selection of timeless Broadway show stoppers, solos and duets, while adorning fanciful costumes. The dinner and show will be held in Frank's Place at the resort in an intimate setting. The dinner service begins at 5:00 p.m. with the musical starting at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 21, 2017
by - Sep 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Caf Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera presents Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera presents Mozart's beloved madcap comedy The Marriage of Figaro, at the Benedum Center November 4th -12th. (more...)

San Diego REP to Stage Dark Comedy HAND TO GOD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced details for the third production of its 42nd season, 'Hand to God.' (more...)

WAR PAINT Will Put its 'Best Face Forward' For the Final Time this December; Closing Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The new Broadway musical, WAR PAINT, which stars Broadway legends and two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole together for the first time, will play its final performance on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 8:00pm. (more...)

A New Life: Will Broadway's GREAT COMET Soar Over London's West End?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Now that Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 has played its final performance on Broadway, plans for other productions could be in the works for the gleaming musical spectacle. (more...)

Five Boroughs Music Festival presents Rolston String Quartet, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the Rolston String Quartet winner of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition and current Quartet-in-Residence at the Yale School of Music on Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. at South Oxford Space in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The quartet performs Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3, Debussy's String Quartet No. 10, and Schumann's String Quartet Op. 41, No. 3. (more...)

MTH Theater at Crown Center Releases Details on Upcoming Gala, A GRAND NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The event begins with a 90 minute promenade-style cocktail hour in which all three venues at MTH will be used to highlight 3 different entertainment acts. Kansas City's very popular Motown and funk band 2 PROUD 2 BEG will be perfroming in MTH's newly renovated Studio Theater, while the 12 piece PEOPLE'S LIBERATION BIG BAND (fresh off their inspiring turn in MTH's recent production of 'An Evening with George Gershwin') will be perfroming in MTH's 133 seat Stage 2, and finally Ensemble Iberica's internationally acclaimed guitar virtuoso, Beau Bledsoe will be performing in MTH's Main stage venue. (more...)

Frank Verlizzo and Lillian E. Benson to be Honored at Pratt Institute's Alumni Achievement Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

On Saturday, October 7, Pratt Institute's Alumni Achievement Awards 2017 will be presented to five accomplished alumni during a special D ner en Noir catered dining event to be held as part of Alumni Day 2017. (more...)

Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival 2017 to Celebrate Contemporary Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival will celebrate contemporary choreography in Moscow from November 12 15 and in Saint Petersburg November 16 - 19. The festival features a wide range of choreographers, bringing international talents to share the stage with domestic artists. In its fifth year CONTEXT has grown from a three-day festival to an entire week dedicated to dance and movement, becoming a significant platform for gifted up-and-coming choreographers and dancers. (more...)

The Sweetback Sisters Celebrate New Album at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

It's been ten years since The Sweetback Sisters first began forging their distinct sonic universe of golden era country, and on their new album, King Of Killing Time, (Out August 25th on Signature Sounds) they push their sound into more adventurous and playful territory than ever before. (more...)

Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series Opens Season this Fall at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that this season's Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will open with two shows this fall. (more...)

Pawn Stars UK Star Donates Historic Wartime Artefacts For Display At Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Epstein Theatre welcomed Pawn Stars UK star Mark Manning to the venue today who has generously donated significant war time artefacts which will be on display at the Hanover Street venue for a limited time this week. (more...)

Wonkybot Studios Releases SPOOKY TROOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Wonkybot Studios has released the children and family audio adventure story album Spooky Troop: The Last Halloween in digital format, immediately available today at, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other retailers. Physical copies of the album can also be pre-ordered today, exclusively at (more...)

BWW Review: Alfred's BROWN TALE Is Very Chicago and Very Funny
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 20, 2017

Notwithstanding the lingering leeriness I feel about going to see them, one-person shows can be memorable and truly special. Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Frank Gorshin's Say Goodnight, Gracie and Colin Quinn's Long Story Short stand out as the best that I've seen by men, while I'd point to Julie Harris's Belle of Amherst, Lily Tomlin's The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe, and Tova Feldshuh's Golda's Balcony as the best by women - plus two more at Spoleto this year, Avital Lvova's Angel and Ayodele Casel's While I Have the Floor. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Presentations at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Last night, the 2016-2017 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent worKing under the tutelage of Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), Laurence O' Keefe (Heathers), Diana Son (Stop Kiss). (more...)

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