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A story of family, love and forgiveness told through the incredible true story of BeBe Winans. Born For This is the family-friendly and universal story for anyone who has ever yearned for something – for anyone who is looking to find their purpose in life.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022
The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky's 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle, will travel to 30 cities this fall while celebrating the show's 10th season. Inspired by the live stage show, the Original Special 'The Hip Hop Nutcracker' from Disney Branded Television will stream this holiday season, only on Disney+.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 30, 2020
Songwriter, producer and singer Juan Winans releases his brand new single titled 'NOW' today, Friday, October 30, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021
For over 50 years, Little Feat has fused California rock, funk, folk, jazz, country, rockabilly, and New Orleans swamp boogie into a unique musical gumbo all their own.  Little Feat comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 13 at 8 pm. Tickets are $59-$99.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2022
Hailed as one of the 'most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era,' by former President Bill Clinton, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, will return to Hershey, Pa., in spring 2023. The multi-Grammy award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band last visited The Sweetest Place On Earth in 2019.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 19, 2020
Cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser will release his latest EP So Many People: The Sondheim Sessions on Friday, October 23rd.
by Michael Major - Oct 17, 2022
Due to popular demand, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands of all time – Chicago – will return to The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort Las Vegas in 2023 for the sixth year in a row for a limited engagement. The shows will be held on February 24 and 25 and March 1, 3, 4, 8, 10 and 11, 2023 at 8 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2022
The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky’s 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle, will travel to the Providence Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30P this holiday season while celebrating the show’s 10th season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021
Part of the 10th Anniversary Season of the Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young, this brand new holiday tradition for ages 2–5 and their caregivers invites little ones to come in from the cold to celebrate community, family, and warmth this winter.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 27, 2020
Earning widespread gospel airplay, a legion of new fans, and critical acclaim, recording artists Juan and Lisa Winans are heading into a notable 2020 holiday season. Their debut single, 'It Belongs To Me' featuring Marvin L. Winans has landed at No. 1 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart this week.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 25, 2020
Earning widespread gospel airplay, a legion of new fans, and critical acclaim, recording artists Juan and Lisa Winans are heading into a notable 2020 holiday season.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 18, 2020
The holiday special will air on December 11, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. CT.
by Marty Wilson - Nov 14, 2020
Papakura Theatre Company is taking us on a comedic journey to the small, fictional town of Dibley in Oxfordshire, England. There we meet the familiar characters from the TV series we all know and love: The Vicar of Dibley.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022
Some Like It Hot begins previews on Broadway tonight, November 1 at the Shubert Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 21, 2021
Get to know the Winans family and learn about how they're conquering the world of entertainment.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Multi-award-winning short film, Silent Partner, that explores systemic racism's effect on Black mental health will be shown at the TCL Chinese Theatres on Sat., June 11, at 12:30pm, as part of the 25th Anniversary of Dances with Films:LA (DWF:LA).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 7, 2021
Happy Women’s History Month! To celebrate, BroadwayWorld put together a list of some of the best performances by women in movie musicals.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022
Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Steve Callahan - Mar 29, 2022
Such astonishing voices! Winter Opera, in St. Louis, has been offering splendid singers for 15 seasons now. But I've never heard more brilliant voices than those flourished by the cast in Winter Opera's latest production, Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY. These are of truly Olympian quality.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the 2021/22 lineup for the company’s 72nd Season. Arena is excited to welcome back audiences into our spaces and roar back with an ambitious, thrilling season packed with drama, humor, high-energy music and stories that bring us together.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 26, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that the current theatrical season will resume in Spring 2021, and has added the Broadway debut of Alice Childress's Trouble in Mind, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, to its roster of upcoming shows. Childress was a Founding Member of the American Negro Theatre and the first African-American woman to be produced professionally in New York (Gold Through The Trees in 1952); Randolph-Wright is a celebrated director and writer whose play Blue had an acclaimed run at Roundabout in 2001. Trouble in Mind will premiere on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre in Winter 2021/22.
by Linda Hodges - Jul 9, 2019
Bay Area Musical's production of HAIRSPRAY rocks the house early 1960s style, with lacquered bouffants and non-stop music, dancing and comedy – all wrapped up in a story about spunky, plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad of Baltimore and her dream to be a dancer on the local TV dance program, “The Corny Collins Show.”
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 30, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, theatrical press rep extraordinaire Sam Rudy recently announced his retirement from the Broadway scene.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is now presenting the world-premiere musical American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words, which kicks off the historic theater’s “Surviving and Thriving”-themed 2022/23 Season. Check out photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022
David Blaine will make his New York producing debut with Asi Wind’s Inner Circle this fall at The Gym at Judson beginning Thursday, September 15 with opening night on Sunday, September 18.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2020
Grammy award-winning, Gospel and R&B icon, BeBe Winans, returns in partnership with Hidden Beach Recordings for a deeply heartfelt single, “Black Lives Matter.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022
Arena Stage is presenting the world-premiere musical American Prophet. Created by Arena favorite Charles Randolph-Wright and Grammy Award winner Marcus Hummon, American Prophet is powered by Douglass' own speeches and writings and filled with soaring new melodies. See rehearsal photos and video here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie announced the updated 2020/21 Season during a livestreamed event with the Washington Post's Peter Marks.  
by Caroline Powell - Jul 14, 2022
What did our critic think of “SOMETHING’S COMING” FROM WEST SIDE STORY at City Springs Theatre Company?
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 14, 2019
While there is much to praise, the stand-out amongst the talented GUYS AND DOLLS cast is Kirsten Wyatt, making her debut at the Guthrie as Miss Adelaide. Read this 6 Questions & a Plug to learn more from Wyatt about what makes this Guthrie show special.
by Michael Major - Jan 7, 2022
Poitier made history as the first African American actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for Lilies of the Field in 1963. Poitier was seen on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun, Anna Lucasta, and Lysistrata. His life is set to be the subject of an upcoming play, titled Sidney, directed by Tony-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 30, 2023
Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features producer and artistic director Jenny Gersten! Listen to the full episode here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2023
Multi-Grammy award winning band and Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductees Chicago announced today that they will be performing in Springfield at UIS Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 17th.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023
On Tuesday night, the Springer's longtime producing artistic director, Paul Pierce, gathered his staff onstage in Emily Woodruff Hall for an historic announcement. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced Cornelius Smith Jr. (ABC's Scandal and All My Children) will perform in Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2020
After a lifetime overthinking every second of every day, cabarettist Molly Pope sets up camp at the Duplex to search for the one thing that has always escaped her: a good time.  Armed with the two things absolutely necessary for a good timea?"a gay man and a piano a?" she draws on a trove of old songs, new songs, and why-the-hell-not songs in changing mostly sets.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022
It reeks of hunting, power and wet moss. An ugly hunchbacked man wanders among the trunks of dark pines, bearing a secret. Hidden away at home is his daughter, Gilda, whom he loves more than anything on earth. Among the guys, he acts tough in order to be liked – especially by his boss, the duke. When Rigoletto realises that the duke has also been together with his daughter, he commits a horrible crime, one that has tremendous consequences.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021
Center Theatre Group has added eight new members to its Board of Directors over the course of this season, as the organization continues building strong support from across the community throughout the prolonged closures of its theatres as a result of the pandemic, announced Board President Kiki Ramos Gindler. Growing its Board to 50 members, its newest dedicated supporters are Michelle A. Avan, Wendy Chang, Noah Francis, Ron Gillyard, Max Gousse, Marsha Tauber Sallai, Richard Weitz and Hattie Winston.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 20, 2022
Jessica Darrow's solo show debut at Feinstein's/54 Below inspires pandemonium from a devoted audience.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020
Arena Stage has announced its 2020/21 Season, which is set to include five world premieres, four plays and three musicals, including a Corbin Bleu-led Catch Me If You Can.
by - Dec 8, 2021
Today's top stories include two new casting changes in Wicked! Brittney Johnson and Jordan Barrow will take over the roles of Glinda and Boq, respectfully, making them the first Black actors to take over the principal roles.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021
The legendary life of Academy Award-winning actor, filmmaker, activist and human-rights trailblazer Sidney Poitier set to be a new Broadway play produced by Ron Gillyard (Born for This, Mr. Soul); Poitier's daughter, filmmaker Anika Poitier; and Barry Krost. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2020
The screen adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom was brought to life by the legendary Ruben Santiago-Hudson, whose connection to August Wilson spans from the personal to professional - not only was he a close friend of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, but Santiago-Hudson has established himself as a key interpreter of Wilson's work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the world-premiere musical American Prophet, directed and co-written by award-winning playwright Charles Randolph-Wright (Broadway's Motown The Musical) and featuring new music by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and co-script writer Marcus Hummon. The musical chronicles the life and legacy of one of the most notable human rights leaders of the 19th century, Frederick Douglass. Known as one of the greatest leaders of the abolitionist movement, Douglass was a prominent activist, author, orator and statesman. His own words power the soaring new melodies and original script. Directed by Randolph-Wright, American Prophet runs July 10 - August 16, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022
Pearl's growing resume and acclaim brought her to the attention of famed producer Joe Thomas (Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys, Steve Nicks) to add vocals to a song on the new Chicago album, 'Born For This Moment' (aka Chicago XXXVIII).
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2022
He was honored for his performance in the multi-award-winning short film, Silent Partner, which was also a nominee for Best Short Film. Nominees in the Best Actor category included Coleman Domingo (North Star), Ras-Samuel Welda’abzgi (BLVCK GOLD), and Marcus Temple (Sons of Toledo).
by BWW Staff - Aug 3, 2022
Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out our selections for August including Steve Martin and Martin Short, The Color Purple American Prophet, No Place To Go and more!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 1, 2019
Things can happen in childhood that set us on a collision course with life.
by Debbie Hall - Apr 9, 2021
After the past year, Ascension 5.0 is coming to Las Vegas to restore mind, body, and soul with music, connection, meditation, and an opportunity to learn strategies, daily routines, affirmations, lifestyle techniques, and mindset techniques for the coming year. Alicia Eunice is a celebrated author (Born for This), motivational speaker, self-help coach (Certified Professional Life Coach from The Life Coach Institute of Orange County), marketing guru, and branding expert who is excited to bring the event to Las Vegas. The four-day event will be held at Caesars Palace from April 16-19.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
Beginning with a world-premiere musical in summer 2022, the upcoming season features two new Power Plays, a classic romantic comedy, a timely new drama, a quirky cult musical and a landmark work of the American theater.