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137 W. 48th St.

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Sully Erna Unveils Title Track from New Solo Album HOMETOWN LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Sully Erna--founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band Godsmack--will release a new solo album HOMETOWN LIFE Today, September 30 via BMG. (more...)

BWW Review: CASTLES Penetrates as Synaptic Synonymic Sensation Phantasm at Old 505 Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 26, 2016

Pushing the boundaries of the performance art from is no easy task, and neither is adapting the quick-fire connective nature of the brain for the stage, and yet in House of Sands' Castles, Eliza Sanders accomplishes both, and more. In a work all at once intimate, quintessentially Australian, randomised and unbelievably funny, reviewing Castles is not a matter of attributing meaning, but asserting the importance of this inclusion in our arts landscape. (more...)

Columbia Records Releases Barry Gibb's 'In The Now' Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

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Legendary Singer/Songwriter Barry Gibb to Release First Solo Album 'In The Now' ft New Material, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Columbia Records has announced legendary Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/producer Barry Gibb will release his first solo album involving new material, In The Now, on October 7. (more...)

Little Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

When a strange looking old man falls from the sky and into a quaint fishing village the surprised locals don't know quite what to make of him at all. Add to their surprise a sickly boy being miraculously restored to health and an irresolvable infestation of crabs being suddenly resolved, and we have the beginnings of a very marvellous story. (more...)

Dementia Community Benefits from New Family Saga Novel BROUGHT TO OUR SENSES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

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Spring-Green Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Jimy White
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

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Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series will feature concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. Each concert will be preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. The concerts themselves will include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL With An Expanded Cast Of Community And Professional Actors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, in association with Gettysburg Community Theatre, will premiere its original adaptation of the family holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 2016 holiday season at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg December 8-18. (more...)

Little Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

When a strange looking old man falls from the sky and into a quaint fishing village the surprised locals don't know quite what to make of him at all. Add to their surprise a sickly boy being miraculously restored to health and an irresolvable infestation of crabs being suddenly resolved, and we have the beginnings of a very marvellous story. (more...)

Discovery Family to Premiere New Original Series RENO, SET, GO! 6/19
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

In Discovery Family's new original series RENO, SET, GO!, premiering Monday, June 19 at 10/9c, everyday people, who've been thrown a curveball or two from life, get the ultimate surprise when friends and family work together to pull off a covert room makeover designed just for them. (more...)

Photo Flash: Aziz Ansari & More Attend NY Premiere of Netflix's MASTER OF NONE
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

It was A Family Affair for the Ansari family last night at the New York premiere of the second season of Netflix's original series MASTER OF NONE. (more...)

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Celebrated musicians, innovative theater-makers and acclaimed dancers converge upon the stages of Brigham Young University's Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center in a dynamic new season of exhilarating live performances by the creme de la creme of the performing arts world as part of the 2017-18 BRAVO! season. (more...)

John Kander, David Thompson and Susan Stroman to Bring Henry James Novella to the Vineyard Stage in 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 season will include the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, a new work - fusing drama, dance and music - by five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (CONTACT, THE PRODUCERS), playwright David Thompson (SCOTTSBORO BOYS), and legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO). (more...)

Michael Mondavi Family Estate Launches Isabel Rosé
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Michael Mondavi Family Estate (MMFE), a collection of family-owned wines based in Napa, launches a new wine in the Isabel Mondavi range: 2016 Isabel Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon (SRP $20). Released under the Isabel Mondavi brand, the wine is A Family Affair with vintner Dina Mondavi, Michael and Isabel Mondavi's daughter, spearheading the new offering. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new season running May 2017 to January 2018 including three major new productions: a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the now traditional Lyric pantomime. (more...)

Composer Robert Sirota Continues 'Bridging the Gap' Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. The concerts, all held on Sundays, include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. Each concert is preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera, Joel Grey & More CHICAGO Alumni Surprise John Kander for His 90th Birthday!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 22, 2017

Just last night, the record-breaking hit musical Chicago celebrated composer John Kander's 90th birthday at the Ambassador Theatre. Mr Kander was in the house for the special night, which featured surprise appearances by Colman Domingo, Joel Grey, James Naughton, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Be A Lion' Bedazzled The Stage!
by Vickie Evans - Jun 5, 2017

Stage Play, 'Be A Lion' Bedazzled The Duke Energy Theater's stage with its colorful costumes and riveting music. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Thank You, Places...Production Stage Manager ALEXIS LAVON
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 15, 2017

What's a stage manager? What do they do? What's their job? Seriously. Perhaps no job in the theater is as hard to define as that of a production stage manager and it's that blend of mystery, fear and total dependence that makes actors, directors, crew members, producers - you name it! - hold a really great stage manager in total awe and to revile someone who is (how do you say it, without offending anyone?) less than stellar in their position? (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces Christmas Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Following on from the success of last year's Christmas season, Theatr Clwyd's Artistic Director, Tamara Harvey, today announces the 2017 Christmas programme. (more...)

Pala'a Latin American Seafood Opens In Ardmore With Arepas, Patacone, Ceviches, Tartares And Chupe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Ardmore Initiative is pleased to welcome the newest addition to Ardmore's restaurant scene, Pala'a, a Latin American seafood restaurant. Cira Ferreira, Levi Hernandez, and Ivan Brcek's new BYO is located at 18 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore. Pala'a specializes in ceviches, tartares, chupe, arepas and patacone. Sides, housemade juices and desserts are also available. Reflecting the focus on seafood, the dining room is playfully and vibrantly decorated with graphics of azure Venezuelan beaches and brightly colored beach chairs. Order at the front counter and enjoy a cup of papelon, a refreshing lime drink, as you wait for your food. Pala'a is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every Tuesday through Sunday. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Tickets At Two River Theater Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Tickets officially went on sale yesterday for Two River Theater's production of Lorraine Hansberry's classic American Drama, A Raisin In The Sun, playing the venue's Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater from Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2017 to Sunday, October 8th at the Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater. (more...)

LESS THAN JAKE Comes to Fox Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'But they never went anywhere,' you protest. Well reader, in that sense you are correct. But this fall they're not only serving up their first full-length in five years, but-after more than two decades together-also embracing a total bads to basics approach. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A Chronicle of Director/Producer Hal Prince's Legendary Broadway Career
by Daniella Parcell - Jul 1, 2017

In April 1950, a young Harold Prince took his first stride on Broadway, assistant stage managing the Grace and Paul Hartman-led revue TICKETS, PLEASE! at the Coronet Theatre. Now, six decades, 21 Tony Awards and over 50 Broadway shows later, Prince prepares for another Broadway opening - this one, a revue of his own work. (more...)

SRO Theatre's Season Continues with Witty Drama THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with The Lion In Winter, James Goldman's witty drama about family dysfunction and royal intrigue. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 27, 2017
by - Jan 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

CJ Productions to Rerelease Controversial Documentary THE I WORD Ahead of Inauguration
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

When filmmaker Corinne Jayaweera and her company Documented America made her feature documentary THE I WORD in 2008, she wanted to take a hard look at the immigration issue from both sides of the argument in a Post 9-11 World. (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

John Kander and Greg Pierce to Chat New Musical KID VICTORY at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl, Her Requiem) and three-time Tony Award-winning composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Visit) for a discussion with playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland (Little Wars) about their new musical, Kid Victory, opening at The Vineyard Theatre in February. (more...)

Music and Conversation with Glass, Prestini, and Zorn at National Sawdust's Bridging the Gap
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hannah Corneau of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House
by Guest Blogger: Sam Weber - Feb 7, 2017

Last week, before the Hedwig and the Angry Inch tour opens at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, I caught up with the production's Yitzhak: Hannah Corneau.  It was lovely chatting with her about how she came to Hedwig, and how this truly unique show has been received across the country! (more...)

Alison Arngrim in Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

TV icon Alison Arngrim has joined the cast of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). (more...)

The Chieftans Bring 55th Anniversary Tour to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

"55 years, wow, where have they gone as we're still going strong", says Paddy Moloney, leader of the six-time Grammy Award winners, The Chieftains.  The Chieftains have been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and International scale.  The Chieftains were formed in Ireland in 1962 by Paddy Moloney, one of the top traditional folk musicians in Ireland and around the world. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day. (more...)

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Come to Webster Hall 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

'If you really love fiddle music, there are performances here that are nothing short of jaw dropping ... performances that will raise you up and performances that will leave you misty eyed, 'The Guardian, UK (more...)

John Kander and Greg Pierce Chat New Musical KID VICTORY Today at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Drama Book Shop welcomes acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl, Her Requiem) and three-time Tony Award-winning composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Visit) for a discussion with playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland (Little Wars) about their new musical, Kid Victory, opening at The Vineyard Theatre this month. (more...)

Composer Robert Sirota Continues Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. The concerts, all held on Sundays, include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. Each concert is preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. (more...)

2-Way Communications Releases 'Power of 3 Words' App to Help People Gain Confidence, Strengthen Important Relationships
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

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FUELING YOUNG ATHLETES Shares Six Food Rules for Athletes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Young athletes face distractions that can keep them from eating properly. From school and homework to training and competition, they don't always pay attention to how they fuel their bodies or take the time to understand the role nutrition plays in supporting their training and goals. Heather Mangieri, a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says there are six food rules that athletes, coaches, and families should employ to help bring about that understanding. She reveals them in her forthcoming book, Fueling Youth Athletes (Human Kinetics, December 2016). (more...)

'Bridging the Gap' Concert Series by Robert Sirota to Continue at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Totem Pole Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, in association with Gettysburg Community Theatre, will premiere its original adaptation of the family holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 2016 holiday season at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg December 8-18. The annual production will boast a large cast of 53 local professional and community actors. (more...)

Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Family Friendly Experience at Sea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Crown Cruise Vacations President Ross Spalding highly recommends Norwegian Cruise Line and its children's programs for a family-friendly cruise. There are many sailings to choose from in 2017 and beyond when you are planning a cruise for family. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Celebrating the Unsung Musicals of Hal Prince
by Daniella Parcell - Aug 5, 2017

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SWEENEY TODD, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, COMPANY, CABARET, FOLLIES. Each was directed and/or produced by Broadway legend Harold Prince. Each contributed to his record-high pile of Tony awards, and has been produced and acclaimed across the world. (more...)

Family Quartet Group Fred Perry & Second Generation Sign Distribution Deal with Central South
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

It is A Family Affair with the quartet group Fred Perry & Second Generation. We know families that pray together stay together and, in the instance of the Perrys', families also record heartfelt songs to the Lord together. (more...)

Final BRIDGING THE GAP to feature Robert Sirota, Jonathan Bailey Holland, and Angel Lam
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. The concerts, all held on Sundays, include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. Each concert is preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. (more...)

Honor Yoga Launches New Studio in Hoboken
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Honor Yoga brand is pleased to announce the opening of their newest studio location in Hoboken, New Jersey. The new studio Honor Yoga Hoboken will open its doors at 720 Monroe Street, in the Monroe Center building, in late May, 2017. (more...)

Magical Show MARY POPPINS to Wrap Albuquerque Little Theatre's 87th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Albuquerque Little Theatre wraps up its 87th season with the magical production, MARY POPPINS, opening May 26th. (more...)

ALT Wraps Up its 87th Season with the Magical Musical, MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense - and also teaching the importance of a tidy nursery and of taking the medicine they need (with a spoonful of sugar, of course.), she must teach the family how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises, 'Anything can happen if you let it.' Come experience this timeless fun-filled classic that is perfect for every member of the family. (more...)

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