Brainchild Broadway

A Musical in the Mind


Forrest Theatre

(Philadelphia, PA)
1114 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
How about watching our undefeated Kansas City Chiefs AND helping to make Kansas City a more peaceful community?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The Tank will present the World Premiere of The Séance Machine, written by EllaRose Chary and Brandon James Gwinn (Cotton Candy and Cocaine with Theater C; TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix at Rhinebeck Writers Retreat/The Tank), co-produced by Kimberly Hyacinthe and directed by Julia Sears (Bullet Catchers with Women in Combat Theatre Project; Wives Tale with Exquisite Corpse Company), at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), October 10-31.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Sep 23, 2019
My husband loathes plays and yet I still dragged him out to Jaeb Theatre Sunday night to experience Spymonkey's Hysteria. After interviewing Toby last week, I knew it was our warped sense of humor and we'd love it. Not five minutes into the play at Klaus's unexpected greeting to Laura, he is tapping my knee mouthing, 'you were right.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Once again, the all-volunteer team at the Vergennes Opera House has pulled together a robust and eclectic season of shows for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. The season kicks off on October 12 with a rousing blues event and ends on February 29 with the presentation of the 7th annual Carnevale Vergennes. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Yesterday evening in New York City, Broadway's SLAVE PLAY and its creator, playwright Jeremy O. Harris hosted BLACK OUT during the show's previews. BLACK OUT dedicated the 804 seats of 45th Street's Golden Theatre to an audience of black identified artists, writers, activists, creatives, and students in celebration of the critically-acclaimed, Robert O'Hara directed play and in recognition of Broadway's rich, diverse, and fraught history with black work. The event was followed by a Talk Forward moderated by VULTURE Staff Writer Hunter Harris and Author Casey Gerald, during which playwright Jeremy O. Harris discussed the work, buzz, and questions around this play - as well as Broadway's history of work created by black artists.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 16, 2019
The Boy Band Project brings a lively and festive, sexy and playful BOY BAND BRUNCH to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The fourth edition of the unique Mahindra Kabira Festival is on its way back to historic, fascinating Varanasi to celebrate the life, works and philosophy of 15th-century mystic-poet Kabir, who is believed to have been born there.
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Canadian electronic duo Zeds Dead and US DJ and producer Jauz have linked up on lethal new single “Shake”, out now via Bite This! and Deadbeats. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Found Stages' Frankenstein's Funeral is an immersive experience that takes place Oct. 4_Nov. 3, 2019 at St. John's Lutheran Churcha?"a historic Atlanta home once known as Stonehenge Mansion, converted into a church in 1959.
by Jessica Vanek - Oct 8, 2019
Jess here. It's GRAMMY season and I just had the pleasure of listening to LAS VEGAS SUITE, an absolutely amazing album representing a collection of original compositions by Nathan Tanouye. Clint Holmes supplies the lyrics and vocals, and the entire recording is backed by the Las Vegas Jazz Collection; an orchestra comprised of 33 of Las Vegas' finest musicians.
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 8, 2019
For nearly 4 years the BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY has been wowing and pleasing audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below with their songs and tiaras and more fun than any single Disney show can bring. The BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 Below Takes Audiences To Once Upon A Time... A Couple Of Times
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Transformative music event welcomes fans to sing and play live with acclaimed musicians and songwriters Performers include John Sebastian (The Lovin' Spoonful), Dion, Amythyst Kiah, Tash Neal and Sammy Brue Since 2012 Guitar Mash has presented Urban Campfires, live, participatory music events that allow audiences to perform along with renowned guitarists and singer-songwriters as they share the stories and songs that shaped them. Each Urban Campfire is a unique and immersive event that does away with lines between artist and audience, engendering a true collaborative community. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Aqua Boil is the new casual Cajun inspired restaurant in Hell's Kitchen, spotlighting an array of seafood boils encouraging its diners to get messy.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The UP CLOSE Festival a?" an immersive theater festival for the entire family, inspired by the community organizing principles of Jane Jacobs a?" returns for a holiday run (December 27, 2019a?"January 4, 2020).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The Mangina Dialogues is a rare gem of a podcast hosted by stand-up comedian Nick Scopoletti (aka Nick Scopes) and Comedy DJTheGregalicious. The show's unique variety of content makes it a must-listen! Hilarious and insightful, this entertaining and thought-provoking show features an array of refreshing personalities and looks for the humor in real life situations. The title is the brainchild of TheGregalicious and was inspired by the film 'Step Brothers.' He and Nick knew they were onto something special with this bold play on words, and their content is just as innovative and audacious. Fans of artists such as Tom Segura, Joey Diaz, and Dave Chapelle will love this show and its diverse approach to sounds and comedy podcasting! New episodes drop every Sunday and are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and everywhere else you find your favorite podcasts.
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 29, 2019
Alexandra Silber lives out her Broadway dreams in her Feinstein's/54 Below show I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been. In the second installment of Silber's concert, Broadway stars flocked to the venue to sing songs from roles that have passed them by for one reason or another.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Straight from the stages of Broadway and into living rooms nationwide, the creators of the Be A Broadway Star board game announced today the release of a free Holiday-themed Expansion Pack available for digital download!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Craft Recordings has announced a special, 60th-anniversary reissue of The Sound of Musica?'Original Broadway Cast Recording. Featuring legendary stage actress Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp opposite renowned actor Theodore Bikel, the album includes such unforgettable classics as a?oeMy Favorite Things,a?? a?oeEdelweiss,a?? a?oeDo-Re-Mi,a?? a?oeClimb Ev'ry Mountaina?? and, of course, a?oeThe Sound of Music.a?? Set for a December 6th release date, the soundtrack has been deftly remastered from the original three-track tape by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound and will be available on CD or 180-gram vinyl. The CD edition features new liner notes by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization's Ted Chapin, while the two-LP vinyl seta?'pressed at RTIa?'comes housed in a replica of the original album's gatefold jacket. The remastered album will also be available digitally, including hi-res (192/24).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Theatre in the Dark, a new company that focuses on performances staged entirely in complete darkness, will mount as its inaugural production the Chicago premiere of the noir mystery thriller THREE STORIES UP by the Canadian-born Chicago playwright Mackenzie Gordon.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marked a major milestone in September, 2019. Celebrating its 20th year anniversary, with over 1200 shows at their home base of Chicago's Davenport's, it became the longest running cabaret show in the country.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019
Bennie L Williams Spiritual Voices presents Oh, Freedom 1619-2019 at the Shorter Community AME Church, 3100 Richard Allen Ct, Denver, CO 80205 at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 16. BLWSV will be joined by guest soloists and musicians for a tribute to African-Americans' commitment to freedom embodied in the music created by enslaved ancestors. Tickets are $20.00, groups of 10 or more $10.00, and available at
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Center for the Arts at George Mason University continues the 2019/20 season this November and December with an array of dance, theater, opera, and music from around the world through programs from Great Performances at Mason, the Family Series, as well as signature events from Mason's College of Visual and Performing Arts.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
On the heels of sustained global success with packed gigs and prolific production output, TCTS shares a brand- new single entitled “Not Ready For Love” featuring Maya B today. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
The Almost, the brainchild of Underoath drummer/vocalist and multi-talented artist Aaron Gillespie, have partnered with Forbes to premiere their stunning cover of U2's 'In God's Country,' along with an exclusive interview.
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
A brand-new film festival, Wilderland Film Festival, promises to share important, breathtaking, stories from the natural world with audiences, as it announces 23 dates in theatres around Ireland and the UK for Autumn 2019. The first-ever touring wildlife film festival, Wilderland will shine a light on some astonishing and thought-provoking stories - filmed by a host of independent filmmakers from around the globe. A panel of esteemed judges from the world of natural history filmmaking have selected the 9 short films, which offer audiences unparalleled insight into some of the world's most incredible wildlife - from snow leopards to orangutans, humpback whales to African penguins. It will be at the Everyman, Cork on Thursday next, October 17th.
by Student Blogger: Emily Bonifacio - Oct 14, 2019
College can be extremely stressful sometimes, especially after midterms, which I just experienced last week. However, there are many ways to destress and unwind due to the pressure and trials of school and watching musical films are a perfect way to do just that and what better time of the year to do that than around Halloween time? There are so many amazing Halloween and horror films and surprisingly there are also a lot of horror musicals that are simply fantastic.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Los Angeles' new annual music technology conference, Music Tectonics, is launching a set of thought-provoking “Seismic Shifts” trading cards. Each unique card includes an original illustration and colorful design alongside a transformative theme and short explanation. 
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 1, 2019
The Star Theatre in the Star City complex, an amusement park, in Pasay City is currently closed to the public after a fire broke out in the morning hours of Wednesday, 2 October.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Becoming Unfinished is a public performance and art installation debuting this November at Hudson Guild Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
On Tuesday, November 19th at 7:00 pm Darcy White's monthly live music show Cabaret White welcomes Oregon-grown performers to the stage for a?oeLook at me Now!a?? at Lake Theater & Cafe located in the heart of Lake Oswego.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
a?oeYou have brains in your head, and feet in your shoes! You can steer yourself any direction you choose!a?? These inspirational words of Dr. Seuss invite you to steer yourself to the Missoula Community Theatre (MCT) for the musical Seussical, Dec 5-22 at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
The Los Angeles-based alternative rock group Communicant is slated to perform at the BUZZBANDS.LA anniversary show this Saturday, November 9 at Hi Hat (5043 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042). Communicant have been hand-picked alongside Night Dreamer, Covey and Precious Kid for the annual bash celebrating the influential music site's 11th year. Later this month, on Monday, November 25, they'll join HUNNYPOT LIVE at The Mint (6010 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035) with Bob Thiele Jr., Matthew Chaim, Xharlie Black, Hung Yung Terrarist and Suniel Fox.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
ACT (A Contemporary Theater) of Connecticut has announced that Derek Klena, star of Alanis Morissette's highly anticipated new musical, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, will join ACT's Resident Music Supervisor, Bryan Perri, on December 16, 2019 for the Broadway Unplugged Series!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents SONGS FOR THE WORLD on January 28th 2020, the first of a concert series to be produced, promoted and performed by teens, all boasting Broadway and off-Broadway credits. These young professionals will be performing songs ranging in style from Bossa Nova and Samba to powerful Broadway ballads and 80's hits. Joining them onstage will be special guest star, Brazilian composer and singer Jair de Oliveira and the drummer, percussionist and song-writer, Nanny Assis and band.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
The Museum of Graffiti, a new contemporary art museum and the first institution of its kind to present the history of the global graffiti art movement, will open its doors to the public on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at its new home in the heart of Miami's vibrant Wynwood neighborhood located at 299 NW 25th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
'Come on down folks, it's gonna be a great time!' says George Woodard - one of the Vermont All-Star performers who are banding together on Thursday November 21 for the 6th Annual LNT-AID: a benefit concert for Lost Nation Theater.
by Peter Danish - Nov 11, 2019
Auspicious debuts seem to be in the air in NYC this fall. Last month the new Athens Philharmonic blew the roof off Carnegie Hall with an extraordinary Mahler 2 in its debut, and this month a new ensemble called Parlando did the same at Merkin Hall - in a vastly different kind of program.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Once again the holiday-funk spectacular Holidelic - the brainchild of Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, producer, actor and dancer Everett Bradley - will usher in the holiday season at Club Helsinki Hudson, this year with a two-night stand on Saturday, December 21, at 9pm, and Sunday, December 22, at 8pm. Part dance party, part funk concert, part comedy show, the Yuletide-themed event features original holiday songs as well as loose, funk-infused adaptations of Tchaikovsky, 'Frosty the Snowman,' 'Little Drummer Boy' and the like.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marks a major milestone on Saturday, September 7th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Launching the next chapter in his already critically-acclaimed career, multi-talented singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Patrick Grossi today makes his Sony Music Masterworks debut as Active Child with the release of “All Eyes on You” – available everywhere now.  The first of new music from Active Child in over two years, “All Eyes on You” was co-produced by Andrew Sarlo (Bon Iver, Big Thief, Adrienne Lenker) and features Joey Waronker (Beck, Elliott Smith, R.E.M.) on drums. The track originally made its debut via The FADER, who describe the R&B-tinged love song as, 'something of a rebirth for Grossi and Active Child, who now calls major label Sony its home. The song is tender embrace of eternal commitment to another, bringing a depth of sound to the Active Child palette...' Active Child also unveils the music video for 'All Eyes on You,” an accompanying visual that is both as ethereal and captivating as the song itself.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2019
The loveable narcissist Miss Zella Shear, will entertain Sydney Fringe Festival audiences with songs and a?oebantsa?? in her Cabaret 'Bite Me But Smile' at the Archie Rose Cabaret Club 6th, 13th September and the NIDA Studio Theatre 26th, 27th, 28th September (whether they're ready for her or not).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of The Séance Machine, written by EllaRose Chary and Brandon James Gwinn(Cotton Candy and Cocaine with Theater C; TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix at Rhinebeck Writers Retreat/The Tank), co-produced by Kimberly Hyacintheand directed by Julia Sears (Bullet Catchers with Women in Combat Theatre Project; Wives Tale with Exquisite Corpse Company) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), October 10-31. Performances will be on Thursday, October 10 at 7pm & 9:30pm, Friday, October 11 at 7pm, Saturday, October 12 at 7pm, 9pm & 11pm, Thursday, October 17 at 7pm & 9:30pm, Friday, October 18 at 7pm, Saturday, October 19 at 7pm, Thursday, October 24 at 9:30pm, Friday, October 25 at 7pm, Saturday, October 26 at 7pm, 9pm & 11pm, Monday, October 28 at 7pm & 9pm, Tuesday, October 29 at 7pm & 9pm, Wednesday, October 30 at 7pm, and Thursday, October 31 at 7pm, 9pm & 11pm. Tickets ($20) are available for advance purchase at The performance will run approximately 60 minutes, with no intermission.
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
After launching the next chapter in his already critically-acclaimed career a few weeks back with his new single 'All Eyes On You,' multi-talented singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Patrick Grossi aka Active Child today announces his return to live performance with two intimate shows set for Wednesday, October 30th in Los Angeles and Tuesday, November 5th in New York City. Flyer and listings for the new live dates are below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
Juniper Communities has announced a collaboration with Music Theatre International in the launch of Broadway Senior, a new series of adaptations of popular Broadway musicals specifically designed for older adults stated Lynne Katzmann, CEO and founder.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Theatre in the Dark, a new company that focuses on performances staged entirely in complete darkness, will mount as its inaugural production the Chicago premiere of the noir mystery thriller THREE STORIES UP by the Canadian-born Chicago playwright Mackenzie Gordon.
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Aug 16, 2019
Zoë Coombs Marr's 2016 show Trigger Warning was the bonkers brainchild of a comedian fed up with the tribulations of being a woman in comedy. She toured as a bloke called Dave for a few years which, as she puts it, 'did wonders' for her career.  This time around, she claims she will do 'a normal comedy show'.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Aug 15, 2019
On May 23rd, a new contemporary ballet show, KINTSUGI, ran for one show only at Teater Kecil, Jakarta. It is the brainchild of dancer Elhaq Latief under the banner of ELHAQ LATIEF PRODUCTION and tells the story of a romance that devolves into an abusive relationship. The show is followed with a discussion session with National Commission on Violence Against Women, Komnas Perempuan, and abuse survivor advocacy foundation, Yayasan Pulih.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
TERROR TV has greenlit Council Tree Productions' 'TERROR TALK,' a monthly series of specials and the first original project for the burgeoning subscription service, the brainchild of producer and executive DARRIN RAMAGE (head of Acort International, a feature film distribution company and CEO of Arizona's Sun Studios0. The monthly 30-minute roundtable features a rotating cast of horror icons discussing not only all things horror and genre, but contemporary topics such as politics, violence in media, racism and gun violence in truth and fiction.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Queer Cat Productions is the brainchild of Carson Beker, Nara Dahlbacka, and Nicole Jost a?"who met as MFA students at San Francisco State University. All three are award winning playwrights who wanted to break the mold of the traditional theatre company.