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by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Legendary deadpan dominatrix emcee Miss Astrid creeps out of retirement May 11th and June 8th
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra from New-York will perform one night only in Raleigh as they tour the world, bringing timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the stage. Even 80 years after founding his famous orchestra, Glenn Miller's music is alive and well.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
RONNIE MARMO's tour-de-force embodiment of the most controversial comedian of all time, the hit solo show I'M NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE will play its final performance on Saturday, June 8 at 8:00 PM, prior to a national tour. Written by and starring RONNIE MARMO and directed by Tony Award winner JOE MANTEGNA (star of CBS' CRIMINAL MINDS), the funny and provocative play began as a limited engagement at the Cutting Room and continued performances at the world-famous Theatre of Varieties, The Box (189 Chrystie Street, Manhattan).
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
It's time to take the field! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents gripping Pulitzer Prize finalist The Wolves by Sara DeLappe. In this highly anticipated regional premiere drama, a high school girls' soccer team fights tooth and nail for a chance at the championship-and for their futures. Infused with the raw, jagged energy of youth, The Wolves offers a refreshingly complex and powerful reflection on society, sex, and soccer. Playing June 1-29, 2019. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers.
by Herbert Paine - Mar 8, 2019
Seth Tucker delivers an astonishing display of jaw-dropping artistry in Elaine 'E.E.' Moe's superbly directed production of Doug Wright's award-winning I AM MY OWN WIFE. A must-see, BLK BOX PHX production, running through March 16th at The Phoenix Theatre Company's Judith Hardes Theatre in Phoenix.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
Following multiple extensions at his original Midtown home, America's most controversial comedian resumes performances in his downtown Manhattan roots. I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce begins an eight-week engagement at the world-famous theatre of varieties The Box on Friday, March 8. Performances will be Thursday and Friday at 8pm; and Saturday at 3pm and 8pm. For full performance schedule and to purchase tickets, ranging in price from $59-$149, please visit www.LennyBruceOnStage.com. I'm Not A Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce runs approximately 90 minutes, explores mature themes, and includes strong language & nudity.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
Audiences following the sensational solo performance I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce to its new downtown home will now get an extra dose of vintage entertainment. Producers Just Words Productions, LLC, in association with Theatre 68 and Lenny Bruce's daughter, Kitty Bruce, are pleased to welcome acclaimed burlesque artist Pearls Daily as the opening act when I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce resumes performances at the world-famous theatre of varieties The Box on Friday, March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Complete with the String of Pearls Orchestra and singers & dancers, In The Mood, a 1940s musical revue, creates a nostalgic atmosphere that transports the audience back in time - a time when everyone was singing and dancing to the same kind of music. See In The Mood as it marks its 25th Silver Anniversary at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, April 28 at 4pm, part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series, Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz Series and partially underwritten by Westy Self Storage. Join us in the lobby at 3:15pm for a free Italian wine tasting by Pera Wines and an art exhibit by Lisa Kuller. Visit Dimitri's Diner (16 Prospect St, Ridgefield) before or after the show and enjoy 10% off your meal when you show your ticket! Media partner for this event is WSHU Public Radio.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
It's time to lower our skirts & raise our standards because Jessie & Claire have had it! Apparently their frantic loneliness has obliterated their standards so they're taking back to reigns.
by Michael Dale - Mar 27, 2019
'These words might be more offensive now than they were back then,' ponders playwright/actor Ronnie Marmo in the guise of one of 20th Century America's most controversial artists in his (mostly) solo performance, I'M NOT A COMEDIAN... I'M LENNY BRUCE.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
John Coltrane's breakout year, when his mature saxophone sound first grabbed ears and his own recordings began to sell consistently, was 1958. The upcoming box set Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings (out March 29 (5-CD & digital formats) and April 26 (8-LP format) on Craft Recordings), chronicles that exciting year session by session, featuring all 37 tracks Coltrane recorded as a leader or co-leader for the independent Prestige label in those 12 months. The collection captures Coltrane in creative high gear—developing the signature improvisational style that journalist Ira Gitler famously dubbed “sheets of sound.” In addition, Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings comes on the heel of the 60th anniversary of that breakthrough year, and serves as the cornerstone release marking the 70th anniversary of Prestige Records.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Slide into the weird and wonderful world of Miss Astrid's Mystery Box, a striptease seance held on the 2nd Saturday of every month, at Bedlam!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
Hal Linden, one of TV iconic personalities, will join the internationally acclaimed attraction "In the Mood" when its 25th Silver Celebration Tour rolls into Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, from April 23-27. "In the Mood" is being presented as part of Bucks County Playhouse's Visiting Artists Series.
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 20, 2019
Henrik Ibsen's characters go HBO mumblecore in this electric reimagining of the classic melodrama.
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Movement Music Festival is pleased to announce the 2019 curated stages, showcases and a special 6-hour Circle Of Live performance taking placeMemorial Day Weekend, May 25-27 inside Hart Plaza, Detroit's legendary riverfront park.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
BRIC is pleased to announce that iconic GRAMMY Award-winning entertainer Patti LaBelle will open BRIC's 41st season with a free concert on June 4 to open their annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Preceding the concert, BRIC will relaunch its beloved annual opening night fundraiser with the first ever REVEL, an immersive artist driven experience from day to dusk to dark. This event will welcome and feature fashion partner Nanette Lepore and honor BRIC's outgoing Board Chair Hilary Ackermann.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: City Center season announced, Hadestown cast recording news, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Nashville-based husband-wife country duo The Dryes have released their new single, 'Marley.' Co-written with Shane Stevens (Lady Antebellum's 'American Honey'), the song is ripe for summer with its reggae vibe and grooveable melodies. On July 8, the band will perform the song live in Nashville for BMI's 'Eight Off Eighth' concert series at Mercy Lunge.
by Brett Cullum - Jun 27, 2019
Dequina Moore is a marvel as the titular role of Josephine Baker. She plays this wide eyed and breathless, a girl who knows she is on the verge of something more and impatient to get there. She dances with abandon and sings like an angel.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
The Cabaret Fringe Festival is in its final week, with eight amazing acts still to come! The month-long festival has seen over 30 shows at venues including Gluttony at Masonic Lodge, Union Hall and Sparkke at The Whitmore. More great acts will make their 2019 Cabaret Fringe debut this week, and some will return.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on Thursday, June 20, 2019, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street, between Market and Chestnut, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
This spring, Barrington Public Theater-Southern Berkshire County's newest theater company focused on new work and local artistry-announces its inaugural production of the new play, Breakwater, written by the Barrington Public's Artistic Director Jim Frangione.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City, NJPAC's free outdoor music series in Chambers Plaza, presents New Power Generation in a concert featuring the music of Prince.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
In 1968 while at the height of her career as a world renowned entertainer, Eartha Kitt was also working as one of the main lobbyist for a group of young activists called the Rebels With A Cause
by Amy Tarver - Jul 29, 2019
The popular musical ANNIE now playing at TexARTS in Lakeway, TX, is often associated with young audiences, however this rendition is designed for the whole family to enjoy. Set in depression era Manhattan, New York, title character Annie (played by Danielle Guilot), resides in a less than loving orphanage. When left to the vices of a hard knock life facilitated by headmistress Miss Hannigan (played by Kerry McGinnis), Annie was left with a locket and note promising her parents return. Many years later, Annie is now eleven, cleaning floors, while tightly holding onto the lockets representation of hope. One day, Grace Farrell (played by Kate Brimmer) arrives searching for a special child to spoil during the Christmas holiday. As the private secretary for billionaire Oliver a?oeDaddya?? Warbucks (played by Robert Faires), Grace is taken by Annie's gusto and quickly invites her back to the mansion on 5th Avenue. Excited for a break from the orphanage, optimistic Annie charms the staff and Warbucks alike. Warbucks begins to realize life has greater meaning than dollar signs, and decides to adopt Annie as his daughter. However upon learning of Annie's note and locket, Warbucks commits to Annie a a?oecoast to coasta?? search for her parents with a $50,000 reward. With the lines of 5th Avenue brimming with self proclaimed parents, the search seems never ending and full of scheming couples looking for a quick buck. Nonetheless, Annie continues to hope she will find her forever home, reminding everyone she meets with a frown that a?oeThe Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra will play The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) as part of their world tour. Performing two shows on Saturday, October 19 at 3:00PM and 8:00PM, 18 musicians and 2 singers, Nick Hilscher and Hannah Truckenbrod will perform timeless songs such as In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction. The Glenn Miller Orchestra is musical directed by Hilscher (Young and Foolish, Timeless) and produced by Didier Morissonneau.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Theater 68 is pleased to announce five additional performances of the smash hit, a?oeI'm Not A Comediana??I'm Lenny Brucea?? a?" The award-winning show starring Ronnie Marmo, directed by Joe Mantegna and also features NYC based burlesque dancer, Pearls Daily, will return for five additional performances: August 8, 9, 27, 28, and 29, 2019, at Theatre 68, where it began.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Quicksilver Daydream have shared their new single 'Into The Night'. Last month they announced their new LP Fly Oblivion and shared the track 'Warmth Of Other Suns' on Glide Magazine. The LP will be out 8/9.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE ran for nine months Off Broadway and for an unprecedented 110 performances in Los Angeles, receiving enormous critical acclaim and dozens upon dozens of rave reviews.
by Fiona Scott - Jan 30, 2019
Rachel John recently finished her Olivier-nominated run as Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre. She has also been seen in Memphis and The Bodyguard. Rachel is now appearing in West End Women at Cadogan Hall with Celinde Schoenmaker and Lauren Samuels. She spoke to BroadwayWorld about the concert.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
Though it's been 52 years since his tragic passing, John Coltrane's importance and influence have never been greater. Though active for a relatively short period—from 1957 to '67—he was an intrepid spirit who developed at a feverish pace. Coltrane's breakout year, when his mature sound first grabbed ears and his own recordings began to sell consistently, was 1958. Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings, out March 29th on Craft Recordings, is a box set (8-LP, 5-CD & digital formats) that chronicles the exciting story session by session, featuring all 37 tracks Coltrane recorded as a leader or co-leader for the independent Prestige label in those twelve months. This collection captures him in creative high gear—developing the signature improvisational style that journalist Ira Gitler famously dubbed “sheets of sound.”
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
Australian music power couple Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier will perform an epic concert like no other when they launch their latest album, The Words of Men and honour one of their greatest, Bitch Epic at Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall on 16 June, 2019. Performing across the country with the EPIC tour, Conway and Zygier will present their tenth album while also celebrating the 25th anniversary of their ARIA Award winning and gold-selling record, Bitch Epic.
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
Movement Music Festival, one of the longest running and most acclaimed electronic music festivals in the world, is pleased to reveal the full lineup for 2019, taking place Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27 inside Hart Plaza, Detroit's legendary riverfront park.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Follow your dreams to the theatrical wonderland of Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts in Alto, N.M. where a number of spectacular touring productions come to our mountain stage this February - May 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Considered one of the most masterful vocalists in classic country, Gene Watson is called "The Singer's Singer " by his many peers. His powerful voice and multi-octave range delivers chart-toppers like"Fourteen Carat Mind," "Paper Rosie," "Nothing Sure Looked Good On You" and "Farewell Party" with a beauty that's smooth, mellow and true.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Philadelphia maven Patti LaBelle returns to the Van Wezel by popular demand to belt out her soul and R&B classics, pop hits, blues and spirituals - as only Ms. Patti can! As time continues to evolve, the soulful songbird's name has become synonymous with grace, style, elegance and class. From her days in the girl group Patti LaBelle & The Bluebells, to the top of charts as a solo superstar, she is simply one of the most exciting live performers today! Don't miss this icon as she takes the Van Wezel stage today, February 8, 2019 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
In what promises to be the concert event of 2019, EPIC launches Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier's tenth album, The Words of Men and pairs it with their first album, the 1993 ARIA Award winning and Gold selling record, Bitch Epic.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
Violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul will present another of their popular Valentine's Day concerts at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland on Sunday, February 17, at 2:00 p.m. This event will mark the seventh time the Lantz/Kargul Duo has celebrated the holiday of romance with a concert in the Portland area.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Abingdon Theatre Company announces the presentation of Broadway on the Bowery, a curated series of downtown cabaret, directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Chad Austin, to be held monthly at the intimate entertainment venue Duane Park
by Jade Kops - Feb 10, 2019
Acclaimed Australian playwright Kate Mulvany delivers another triumph with her latest adaptation, this time of Friedrich Schiller's MARY STUART, presenting the famous Queens from a long overdue perspective which ensures the women regain their rightful place at the center of their story.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 6, 2019
Tonight Ariana Grande and Barbra Streisand hit the stage together for a duet of Barbra's classic hit, 'No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents America's Big Band musical, In The Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue, on Wednesday, April 17 at 7p.m.. Ticket prices range between $29 - $59, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Apr 5, 2019
I Am My Own Wife is a true life tale of survival. The biographical play tells the story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Charlotte is a transgendered museum curator who built herself a life of strength, acceptance, and understanding in Nazi Germany.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Abingdon Theatre Company recently presented Broadway on the Bowery, a curated series of downtown cabaret, directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Chad Austin, to be held monthly at the intimate entertainment venue Duane Park (308 Bowery - between Bleecker & Houston Streets). The inaugural event was held on Tuesday, March 26th at 7:00pm.
by Amanda Prahl - Apr 20, 2019
Previously a folk singer-songwriter, Anais Mitchell is blazing new ground on Broadway this season, both with her unique jazz-folk interpretation of classical Greek mythology and as the first woman in over a decade to be solely responsible for the book, music, and lyrics of a Broadway musical.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Inspired by the novel Hustle Written by Nikki Fortune, Hustle The Musical is a passionate drama about life, love and the power of faith in a fast paced world. Produced by a team of African-American Women, Hustle The Musical will have you dancing in your seat, clutching your pearls and holding back tears of joy. Each character will resonate in your life, reminding you of family, friends and stories that make up the diaspora of a rich African American Experience. Written & Directed by Desi P. Shelton. Composed by lyricist Jamal P. Dickerson.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Ronnie Marmo's tour-de-force embodiment of the most controversial comedian of all time, the hit solo show I'M NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE has been extended by popular demand.
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 11, 2019
Ridgefield fiber artist, and owner of Zenweave, Lisa Kuller will exhibit her wares prior to the 1940s musical review, In The Mood, at The Ridgefield Playhouse Sunday, April 28 at 4pm, part of Ridgefield Magazine's Broadway & Cabaret Series and Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz Series, sponsored by Arthur Murray Dance Centers of Danbury, and partially underwritten by Westy Self Storage.