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BWW Interview: Ramin Karimloo Talks Leicester Square Theatre Concerts
by Nicole Ackman - Sep 21, 2018

Ramin Karimloo's extensive work in musical theatre includes Love Never Dies, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera and Anastasia. This October, he's taking part in Seth Rudetsky's Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre concerts. (more...)

A Great Big World Concert Premieres On AT&T AUDIENCE Network Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Tune in Friday, September 21 at 9:00 pm ET/PT to watch the broadcast premiere of the concert special “A Great Big World” on AT&T* AUDIENCE Network via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114. The show will also be available streaming on-demand through DIRECTV NOW.  (more...)

BAFTA Honors SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with Special Award
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will honour Saturday Night Live with a Special Award to celebrate its influence on television comedy in the UK and around the world. (more...)

Birdland Presents Dee Dee Bridgewater, Anita Gillette, And More Week Of October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet, Anita Gillette, Jay Leonhart, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 21, 2018

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...)

Brief 9/21: PRETTY WOMAN Cast Recording, MISS SAIGON Tour Launch, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 21, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the cast recording of Pretty Woman is now available, the National Tour of Miss Saigon launches today, and more! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on the Series Premiere of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Wednesday, October 10, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Series Premiere of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, October 10, 2018! (more...)

Colter Wall's THINKIN ON A WOMAN Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Colter Wall's THINKIN ON A WOMAN Premieres Today (more...)

Cast Announced for For BABY EYES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director of Playwrights' Arena - the first and oldest theater dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights - is thrilled to announce the cast for BABY EYES by Donald Jolly, which includes Jason Caceres, James Kaemmerling, Rudy Martinez, Ted Monte, Dennis Renard and Melvin Ward. (more...)

Max Ater to Release New EP, Small Town
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Born and raised on the coast of Southern Maine, 25 year-old pop/country phenomenon Max Ater has quickly taken New England by storm with his powerful voice and lyrics. No stranger to the stage, Max spent his teenage years honing his skills at open mics, community theatre, and at fairs and festivals throughout the state. In 2012, he gained state-wide attention for his performance at “Maine's Got Talent!” scoring first place with an original song. With the support of friends and family, Max took his original music throughout New England and quickly built a loyal fanbase. In 2013, he released a self-produced EP Up 'Till Now, debuting his talents not only as a songwriter but for production as well. A few years later, Max was grand champion of Maine's Soundoff 2016 competition. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Max von Essen, Billy Stritch, and More Perform at the Official Opening of the Birdland Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 21, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club officially opened the Birdland Theater last night, September 20, 2018. The new convertible 100-seat venue occupies the lower level of the existing Birdland Jazz Club at 315 West 44th Street. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of MACGYVER on CBS - Friday, October 12, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of MACGYVER, airing on CBS on Friday, October 12, 2018! (more...)

Josh Segarra, Michael-Leon Wooley, Katerina Tannenbaum, and Tia Carrere Join RuPaul in AJ AND THE QUEEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Josh Segarra, Michael-Leon Wooley, Katerina Tannenbaum, and Tia Carrere join the cast of AJ and the Queen, the upcoming Netflix comedy series starring Emmy Award-winning RuPaul Charles. (more...)

Charles Aitken and Oliver Beamish to Star in BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Coinciding with the centenary of the end of World War I, Proud Haddock are reviving Billy Bishop Goes To War as part of their War Season and Jermyn Street Theatre's Rebels Season. This striking drama is based upon the true story of young Billy Bishop, a failing military college student who became Canada's indomitable flying ace, the most successful pilot of his generation. (more...)

Lightning Bolt Productions Launches 2nd Season With LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Jessie Hoffman, Producer & Artistic Director for Lightning Bolt Productions, today announced the theatrical company's first major production this season, Little Shop of Horrors. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At The Ivoryton Playhouse's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

On September 19th, the Broadway smash hit ONCE, opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse. On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician about to give up on his dreams and a beautiful young Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story, underscored by the most beautiful, emotionally charged music. (more...)

The 92Y Announces Reading of THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA with Jon Hamm and Others
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center will present a reading of an abridged version of Philip Roth's critically-acclaimed novel, The Plot Against America, on Sunday, October 28 at 1 pm. Featured readers include Ayad Akhtar, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Ehle, Jon Hamm, Elizabeth Marvel, Maggie Siff and John Turturro, among others.    (more...)

Jon Hamm, Ayad Akhtar, and More to Read Philip Roth's 'The Plot Against America' at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center will present a reading of an abridged version of Philip Roth's critically-acclaimed novel, The Plot Against America, on Sunday, October 28 at 1 pm. Featured readers include Ayad Akhtar, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Ehle, Jon Hamm, Elizabeth Marvel, Maggie Siff and John Turturro, among others.    (more...)

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: THE POWER OF MUSIC To Open At Brandeis University October 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music closed on Sunday, September 2, at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The first large-scale exhibition to document Bernstein's life, work, Jewish identity, and social activism, containing approximately 100 historic artifacts, will begin its national tour at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, opening October 4 and on view through November 18, 2018. (more...)

Rock Singer-Songwriter John Hickman Asks 'What's This All About' With New Single
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Maui's John Hickman releases his new track 'What's This All About' with a new lyric video and digital release available Friday, September 21st. (more...)

Theatre East Celebrates Romulus Linney's Birthday Tomorrow with HOLY GHOSTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Theatre East's 2018-19 season kicks off on Friday, September 21, with a celebration of Romulus Linney's masterful play, Holy Ghosts on what would be his 88thBirthday. The play, set in present-day rural Tennessee, a group of broken, Pentecostal outcasts find solace, understanding, and strength in one another as they wrestle with their own serpents and discover their divinity. (more...)

Laura Tyrer To Play Velma Kelly In CHICAGO At The Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Laura Tyrer will join the West End cast of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre, playing the role of Velma Kelly from Monday 24 September through to Saturday 6 October 2018. Laura joins Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart, Duncan James as Billy Flynn, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. (more...)

Slow & Steady Records Announces Release of Richard Sears' IRON YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Slow & Steady Records announces the release of Richard Sears' fifth album, Iron Year. Sears expands on the compositional palette from his previous album, Altadena, with new material written after moving to New York City in 2015, realized primarily for sextet. Iron Year draws inspiration from the Hart Crane poem To Brooklyn Bridge – a mediation of human labor and aspiration parlaying a spiritual achievement. (more...)

DODGE POETRY FESTIVAL at NJPAC Announces Highlights Of The Upcoming Four-Day Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Martin Farawell, Director of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, has announced highlights of the upcoming 17th biennial four-day event, October 18-21, featuring bestselling authors, literary legends, Pulitzer Prize winners, slam champions, and Academy of American Poets Chancellors. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, Pulitzer Prize-winners Sharon Olds and Gregory Pardlo, as well as much-published and award-winning poets Sandra Cisneros, Sapphire, Eileen Myles, Ntozake Shange, Kwame Dawes, Alberto Rios, David St. John, Henri Cole, Gregory Orr, Mary Ruefle and David Young will be giving Featured Readings during the Festival and are among the dozens of acclaimed poets who will participate in the four-day event, which takes place at the (more...)

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Perform At The Historic Auditorium Theatre 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

American music icons Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons take the Auditorium Theatre stage on Saturday, November 3 at 8PM. The performance is preceded by the Auditorium Theatre's Annual Fall Gala, which this year honors Auditorium Theatre board member and Chair Emeritus Mel Katten with the third annual Adler & Sullivan Award for his commitment to the Auditorium and the performing arts.  (more...)

Joey Alexander New Recordings, High Profile Performances, New Videos & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Following the release of his critically acclaimed Spring album Eclipse, three-time GRAMMY® nominee Joey Alexander embarks on an exciting fall that includes the release of new music, some high-profile U.S. performances and the unveiling of three compelling in-studio videos from his Eclipse sessions. Alexander shares his musical voice via two unique new jazz releases evoking themes of Faith, Goodwill and Peace. All showcase different facets the 15-year-old's expanding artistic depth and versatility. (more...)

Chita Rivera Saluted At Shane Inspiration's Touch The Sky Benefit At Carnegie Hall-Zankel Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Touch The Sky, a benefit performance in support of Shane's Inspiration, the L.A. based organization that has created a network of over 68 inclusive playgrounds worldwide, has added Oscar winner J.K. Simmons to an already all-star roster that now includes The New York Children's Chorus. The evening, which is honoring the legendary Chita Rivera, takes place Monday, October 1st at 7:30 p.m. at Zankel Hall - Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Comedy Award Winner Rose Matafeo Extends Soho Theatre Run Ahead Of Channel 4 Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Building on the triumph of an award winning run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2018's Comedy Award Winner Rose Matafeo extends the run of her celebrated and critically-acclaimed show Horndog to meet overwhelming demand as tickets sold out shortly after release. Doubling the number of performances, Rose is performing Horndog at Soho Theatre from 17th – 29th September 2018 with additional dates on 7th – 19th January 2019. Tickets can be found at (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director David Ivers Named Artistic Director At South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) Artistic Director David Ivers is returning to his native Southern California roots after being named Artistic Director at the 55-year old Tony Award-winning South Coast Repertory (SCR) in Costa Mesa, Calif. The appointment by South Coast Repertory's Board of Trustees followed an extensive national search.  (more...)

Billy And Howie Seago To Receive Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) and the Gregory Awards announce today that brothers Billy and Howie Seago will be recognized for their contributions to the Seattle theatre community. (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Presents Dance Me as part of Building the Box!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Flemming and Out of the Box Theatrics is proud to announce the second season of the sold out reading series Building the Box. Curated by Associate Artistic Director, Ethan Paulini, this new series features 4 new pieces that are being considered for full production in the 2019 (and beyond) season. (more...)

True or False? Meet the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact begins performances tonight, September 20, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

AYITA'S DREAM Dances into the Cinema in Los Angeles, September 21-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Director, producer and actor Isis Masoud (Bloodline, The Last Goodbye, Rock of Ages, Matter out of Place), and director Roger Ingraham of Sundance fame(Moonshine, As the Dust Settles, Matter Out Of Place), are thrilled to announce a week long screening oftheir newest short film AYITA'S DREAM at the Arena Cinelounge, 6464 Sunset Blvd. Lobby Level, Hollywood, CA 90028, from September 21-27, 2018. (more...)

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings to Release 'Bob Dylan - More Blood, More Tracks'
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan - More Blood, More Tracks - The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 on Friday, November 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Brief 9/20: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 20, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Lifespan of a Fact begins previews on Broadway tonight, and more! (more...)

Billy Idol's Video For DANCING WITH MYSELF (RAC Remix) Debuts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Billy Idol's video for “Dancing With Myself” (RAC Remix), which features original music video footage reimagined, debuts today —watch/share it HERE. The track appears on Idol's remix collection, Vital Idol: Revitalized, out onSeptember 28 via Capitol/UMe. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Alan Talks Star-Studded Birdland Concert and More
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

Scott Alan is one of the industries most prolific composers. He took a moment to chat with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming concert dates, his song cycle in London, and the things that have influenced his music. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

A woman in her 70s tells her tale of the roaring 20s in this reading of Sondra Lee's and Jim Piazza's new play about a night in Hollywood you will never forget!  (more...)

Photo Flash: Impermanence Presents Three Performances Of Its Dark Futuristic Dancework SEXBOX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Bristol-based Impermanence create and present performance pieces that set out to defy and challenge contemporary theatre norms. This autumn sees them give three performances of their dancework SEXBOX and premiere their first short feature film, The Ballet of the Nations. Broadway World has the exclusive look ! (more...)

BWW TV: Cuba Takes Broadway! Meet CHICAGO's New Billy Flynn, Cuba Gooding Jr.
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 19, 2018

All Cuba Gooding Jr. cares about is love... at least through November 18. That's because the Academy Award winner and Emmy nominee will step into the role of Billy Flynn, beginning Saturday, October 6, 2018 in Broadway's Chicago. He reprises his role as Billy Flynn after originating the part and making his West End stage debut earlier this year in the new 2018 London production of Chicago, currently playing at The Phoenix Theatre. (more...)

JD Souther Comes to The Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter JD Souther brings an intimate concert experience to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 14 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, September 21, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 19, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, airing on HBO on Friday, September 21, 2018! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Written by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore and directed by Simon James, You've Got Hate Mail is the first production from ARENAarts in their new permanent home at the Roxy Lane Theatre (previously the Maylands Autumn Centre). (more...)

VIDEO: Nuevo spot de BILLY ELLIOT EL MUSICAL en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 19, 2018

El musical ganador de 12 Premios del Publico BroadwayWorld Spain regresa a Madrid en su 2ª Temporada (more...)

Photo Flash: Amanda McBroom Comes to Broadway at Birdlands
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

On September 10, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented singer/songwriter Amanda McBroom, who returned to the historic stage with "My Favorite Things." Musical director Michele Brourman was at the piano, and Jared Egan was on bass. (more...)

Florence Kosky's ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE Selected for Raindance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Director Florence Kosky All The World's A Stage is a film that aims to break down the stigmas surrounding suicide and mental health after the director experienced the loss of one of her friends. Since it's festival run, this wonderful film screened at the Oscar qualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival and will be screening at Raindance Film Festival and Norwich Film Festival. The cast includes Olivia Colman (Broadchurch, Murder on the Orient Express), Jonathan Forbes (Fearless, Catastrophe) and Amber Anderson (CB Strike: The Cuckoo Calling, Black Mirror). (more...)

BWW Review: CHICAGO BRINGS MAGIC to Straz Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Sep 19, 2018

CHICAGO BRINGS MAGIC to Straz Center (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Previews: LOLA at Skandiascenen Cirkus
by Annette Stolt - Sep 19, 2018

Bjorn Ulvaeus (ABBA) and Tommy Korberg (original Anatolij in Chess at West End) will work together again in the play Lola. (more...)

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