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Brainchild - 1974 - Broadway

A Musical in the Mind


Forrest Theatre

(Philadelphia, PA)
1114 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2021
The album artwork, as well as the portraits of the band members, form part of NOMA’s '21st Century Mona Lisa' collection, who explains the idea behind it in the following statement:
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
A sludgy dirge with deeply affecting lyrics about self-preservation interjected with screaming guitar licks, 'Save Yourself' is a psychedelic, visceral smash that grew out of evocative words that Wells wrote to himself trying to empathize.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
On the episode, hosts Bobby and Kristina break down the creative journey of 'Dear World' beginning as an early career passion project for composer Jerry Herman, to its troubled road to Broadway that saw a revolving door of directors, choreographers, and material written for the show.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
The NEC Jazz Orchestra celebrates the music of Jazz Studies Chair Ken Schaphorst in their final concert of the season.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2021
A captivating celebration of the life and music of legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon will return to the British stage this summer for a series of UK tour dates including the prestigious Brighton Fringe.
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2021
Prior to its release in 1971, there had never been an attempt to present a comprehensive anthology of the island’s musical development, with vintage ska, rock steady and reggae widely regarded as obsolete and of precious little merit.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2021
For summer of 2021 The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will present the most anticipated show of the 2020 Season!  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
Taking place March 11th through March 14th, Front-Row Fringe Festival, a brand-new online festival, is giving theatre makers a socially responsible way to stage their shows. Led by the producers at Lahser Rd. Theatricals (Slave Play ,A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet) and  father/son writing duo Jacob and Jeff Foy (Emergency, One Night Only, The Z Team), this festival aims to help fill the void many theatre lovers are feeling during the pandemic.  
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
“I am a total sucker for an out of context cover. Inevitably when you strip back the original production of any song and frame it in a new light, alternate meanings tend to emerge,” says front-man Alejandro Rose-Garcia.
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
The festival features Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sam Bush, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Lil Smokies, Della Mae, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
Who's ready to chase some cookies?! Well, you better grab a net and start making a list of who's safe and who's sane because hosts Bobby and Kristina are back with a brand new episode of the new podcast My Favorite Flop and it's all about the 1964 Stephen Sondheim/Arthur Laurents musical 'Anyone Can Whistle'!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, will release the original web series “Together Apart,” featuring its resident acting ensemble, beginning Tuesday, April 6 on Facebook and other social media channels. Episodes will be released weekly through May 11. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Vocal Gumbo is a virtual music festival created to bring the vocal music community together across the miles to inspire and entertain a world standing still during uncertain times. This month, Vocal Gumbo is  presentING an all-star lineup of brilliant female musicians celebrating Women's History Month.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
'Honeymoon In Vegas' tells the story of Jack Singer, a Brooklynite with an extreme fear of marriage, who finally gets up the nerve to ask his girlfriend Betsy to marry him. 'Forever starts tonight' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 2015's 'Honeymoon In Vegas' on episode five of popular Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
Premiering on Saturday, March 20th at 10am CT, Tom Bergeron (America’s Funniest Videos, Dancing with the Stars) will host a special virtual presentation of “Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers,” to commemorate America’s favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers’ 93rd birthday.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021
Did someone say 'Disneyland'?! It's time to grab those batons, put on that sequined unitard, and get ready to 'shine' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 1986's 'Smile' on episode six of popular new Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop!
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
New cut “Ticket” is a fast-moving, no-holds-barred cut tackling police brutality and thinly-veiled corruption in the US. Blackwell says of the song: “‘Ticket’ was recorded in Los Angeles at the height of the riots and chaos in 2020.
by Herbert Paine - Mar 11, 2021
Elaine Romero’s HALSTED is a bold stroke of illumination ~ launching RomeroFest, a monthlong celebration of the playwright’s work ~ presented by Arizona Theatre Company and directed by Sean Daniels. Available for viewing online through March 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
P3 Theatre Company presents an online musical satire that reunites Fort Lauderdale's Laffing Matterz cast for two performances February 13.
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
The Enigma Experience have revealed the video for ‘Equilibrium’, the latest single to be taken from their debut album Question Mark, which is out now via Fuzzormama records.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
TWIST, a virtual experience centered around a rotating series of social strategy games, has announced The Token Tournament. This new endeavor will encompass all public games scheduled for February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
'In a house that will never be a home...' This week the hosts of Musicals with Cheese Jesse McAnally & Andrew DeWolf are joined by Adam Wachter of Encore on Disney+ and composer of the musical Tarrytown to talk about the crazy stage musical from Michael John LaChiusa about the daughters of the president.
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
Roll The Bones X, the special edition reissue celebrating the 10th anniversary of Shakey Graves’ breakout debut album Roll The Bones, is set for release on April 2 via Dualtone Records. Originally released in 2011 exclusively on Bandcamp, the forthcoming double LP release will now be available on all digital service providers for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
Israel's TeeNick welcomed 2021 with a brand-new original musical drama, PPS (Personal Pop Star). The 30 minute 30 episode series, brainchild of renowned writer and producer Ori Gross, along with writer - director Yoav Tsafir and leading Israeli production company Tedy Productions, stars Israeli pop sensation Jonathan Mergui in his first acting role as a captivating AI robot.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
Season Two of The Latest Draft Podcast premieres this Friday, February 12. After receiving dozens of submissions, the producers narrowed down the season to eight podcast musicals and 20 cabaret songs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
MetropolitanZoom has announced the latest addition to their line-up of virtual performances featuring two of New York's most engaging young entertainers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
You'll be 'glad that you were born' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 1982's 'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers' on episode three of new Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.
by Eleni Cashell - Feb 26, 2021
Filmed at Southwark Playhouse and now streaming online, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice updates and elaborates a classic poem to create a family-friendly musical.
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
The song was previously released on Shakey Graves’ 2011 Bandcamp exclusive debut album Roll The Bones and is now available on all digital service providers for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
Get ready to 'sing happy' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 1965's 'Flora, The Red Menace' on episode four of new Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop! 'Flora, The Red Menace' tells the story of aspiring artist Flora Meszaros and her struggle to balance love, communism, and self-worth during Depression-era NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
In celebration of “National Margarita Day” (February 22), Elevated Entertainment has announced Margarita Live, a captivating and tactile immersive telling of the legend of the Margarita cocktail and how it came to be a worldwide sensation. This will be a first of its kind production combining a Broadway caliber production with the world of mixology.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
The livelihoods of touring musicians, club owners, technicians, and venue staffers have been thwarted by the pandemic and Vocal Gumbo strives to keep the music happening, keep the bills paid, and keep the hope alive that one day we'll be venturing out to a clubs and experiencing the magic of live music together once again.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
World University of Design has carved its own unique niche and is known to promote excellence in design, visual arts and performing arts amongst others. The institute seized the opportunity to honor French Artist Stephanie Le Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics' Choice Award' on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 67A, Friends Colony West, New Delhi.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
Today, Japanese creative collective millennium parade have released their debut full length record, ‘THE MILLENNIUM PARADE’, via Sony Music Japan.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
TWIST, a virtual experience centered around a rotating series of social strategy games, is pleased to announce that for the first time ever, its monthly slate of games has sold out, prompting additional games to be added.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Today (April 30) in live streaming: Broadway Rocks the Who!, Stars in the House reunites The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Metro Art, in collaboration with the Autry After Hours, will present 'Versos y Besos with Las Colibrí,' a special Mother's Day evening performance filmed at Union Station. The program will be presented online and premiere Sunday, May 9, at 7 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation, a not-for-profit organization based in Hackensack, New Jersey, announces the award of a grant for $1,500 to The Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund at the Academies at Englewood for the 2021 Englewood Idol talent competition. 
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
The first JOY MACHINE single “Are You Ready?” features guest guitar phenom Brandon “Taz” Niederauer and had an official music video release.
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2021
Recorded on and off the road, all around the world, the album is very much the brainchild of KALEO frontman, singer, and songwriter JJ Julius Son. Co-producing the majority of it alongside GRAMMY winner Dave Cobb, Julius Son was able to execute his singular vision, leaning into his affinity for blues, folk, and rock. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
LA NEW PLAY PROJECT has announced new support for original work to be presented on the Los Angeles stage. LANPP has initiated a two-tiered grant program offering opportunities for $20,000 grants to playwrights, and an additional grant up to $20,000 to producing entities helping support productions. 
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2021
Roll The Bones X is receiving critical praise—American Songwriter states, “This lo-fi style resulted in a distinctive ‘Shakey Grave’ sound that blends folk music with an array of unexpected elements.”
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021
On April 15th, 16th, and 17th The Suffolk University Theatre Department will stream a virtual time capsule of theatrical artifacts documenting the experiences of Suffolk students during the global pandemic.
by Jacob Ruscoe - Apr 17, 2021
The entertainment world continues to slowly make its way back into the spotlight through innovative ways that create a safe environment for patrons. Florida Studio Theatre is currently presenting its production of “Vintage Pop!” which runs through May 16.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 14, 2021
Officially released yesterday, Tovah Feldshuh's memoir LILYVILLE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED is the book that already has everyone talking.
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
The studio recording of “Skinny” appears on the band’s much-anticipated, second full length album Surface Sounds, arriving everywhere on April 23 via Elektra/Atlantic, and available for pre-order now.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021
Prism is currently seeking submissions for new plays by women playwrights based in Missouri or Illinois for “Spotlight on... Women Writing: Prism’s Festival of New Works.” Prism is accepting non-musical plays of any length that feature 2 – 15 characters. All submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021
The Dallas Opera announces its newest initiative, designed to bring productions of family fare to Greater Dallas communities with OperaTruck, an 18-wheel flatbed “big rig” that has been customized as an outdoor mobile stage, which can accommodate musicians and singers with appropriate distancing in “pop-up” performances.
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
Surface Sounds is set to arrive everywhere on April 23, Captured in studios around the world, Surface Sounds is very much the brainchild of KALEO frontman, singer, and songwriter JJ Julius Son.