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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
The Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series presented by Mark Cortale returns to Parker Playhouse in 2020. The series, co-presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, delivers three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversations hosted and music directed by the Sirius XM Radio star, whom the New York Times dubbed a?oeThe Mayor of Broadway.a?? The series features three Tony Award winners and critically-acclaimed powerhouse talents: Kelli O'Hara (The King & I) on January 3, Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show) February 22 and Santino Fontana (Tootsie) on April 3.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 7, 2019
An exceptional new show debuted last night at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, hopefully to develp into something new and wonderful for future audiences to enjoy.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2019
According to The Wrap, Will Smith will star in an adaptation of Marcus Sakey's novel 'Brilliance.' The film has been acquired by Paramount Pictures.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
It's been over a year since it was announced at San Diego Comic-Con that Netflix's The Toys That Made Us documentary series had been picked up for a third season on the streaming platform, but now the long wait for new episodes is almost over. Series creator Brian Volk-Weiss announced the Season 13 premiere today, revealing that new episodes will drop on November 15, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Petrol Girls take their song “No Love For A Nation” to radio in the UK on October 31st, the Brexit deadline date. This powerful anti-nationalist anthem is welcome at a time when the world is deeply divided and encourages the listener to question the nation state and seek a more inclusive future.
by Martin Ganeider - Sep 28, 2019
BWW Review: Mark Nadler Tells the Truth in Virtuosic THE OLD RAZZLE DAZZLE: AN EVENING OF LIES, LYING AND LIARS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Brady Schwind - Sep 27, 2019
Mark Nadler brings devilish wit to his scintillating new show.
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 26, 2019
Lisette Oropesa, where have you been all my life? Of course, I've heard her before--she's appeared 100 times or so at the Met so one could hardly miss her--but never in a showpiece like the title role of Jules Massenet's MANON, opposite tenor Michael Fabiano's Chevalier des Grieux on the second night of the Met's new season.
by Joanna Barouch - Sep 26, 2019
Opening Night at the Metropolitan Opera! The very words tingle with palpable electricity and anticipation. Whether you attend in person, or go to the Times Square simulcast, or whether you listen on the radio or on the Met website, you are participating in one of the most thrilling events of the New York City musical year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Tickets for the Brisbane season of the lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL will go on sale this Friday, 27 September. The Broadway smash hit will play at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from 9 May 2020 following seasons at the Sydney Lyric Theatre and Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne.
by Zoe Burke - Sep 24, 2019
Blood and Water, the newest production playing at the Aux Dog Theatre (and a world premiere at that) is a strong new piece from Albuquerque based playwright Andy Mayo. Similar to the works of Sam Shepard in construction and tone, the dark comedy examines the relationship between two estranged brothers over one fateful Christmas.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 23, 2019
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Vérité,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. Her twitter account @ilanalevine was named one of the ' 100 Twitter accounts to follow in 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for Broadway star and the 2019 Tony Award winning, Stephanie J. Block's concerts at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Sloane Square. The solo concerts take place on Sunday 12th April 2020, produced by Club 11 London and Take Two Theatrical.
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
On this day we're sending a loving birthday shout out to Tony Award-winner, Stephanie J. Block.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019
Today's top stories: The Rose Tattoo begins previews tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Primary Stages announces casting for the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo
by Sabrina Wallace - Sep 16, 2019
With a flickering of lights, JUMP takes us on a journey of laughter, pain, kindness, and the connections and experiences that make us human. Simple but honest, JUMP is a story that will make you want to run and hug everyone you love.
by Don Grigware - Sep 13, 2019
Beloved actor Hal Linden of TV's Barney Miller is equally famous for his Broadway appearances including the recipient of a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for 1971's The Rothschilds. He is about to open on September 20 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in the West Coast premiere of the new musical Grumpy Old Men.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile won Artist of the Year at last night's Americana Music Association Honors & Awards. Carlile also performed “The Mother” at the awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on PBS on Saturday, November 23.
by Don Grigware - Sep 11, 2019
Music composer, pianist Michele Brourman is world reknowned for her brilliant compositions and collaborations with other great songwriters like Amanda McBroom. She has a tremendous passion for performing. She will be in Chicago on the 15th and in New York in October doing what she does best. The world is a better place because of it.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Singer, songwriter, and GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Shooter Jennings will perform the theme song for Adult Swim's Squidbillies this Sunday, September 15 at Midnight Eastern. Watch a behind-the-scenes clip of Jennings performing the song below!
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Oct 9, 2019
Memories are explored in THE GLASS MENAGERIE and this interview with actor Remy Auberjonois, starring in the Guthrie's production through Oct. 27.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Bristol Riverside Theatre follows up its season opener, An Act of God, with Kim Wayans and continues its 33rd Season with Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Broadway hit, Next To Normal. This Tony and Pulitzer winning musical drama about a family coming apart at its center runs October 29 to November 24, 2019. Opening Night is Thursday, October 31 at 7:30pm. BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker directs this rock musical that features NYC-based actress Donna Vivino in the role of Diana.. All performances are at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County, located at 120 Radcliffe Street. Tickets are $15-$55 and are available online at brtstage.org, at the theatre's box office, or over the phone at 215-785-0100.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
On 10th October, Theatre Absolute are announcing the details of a three-year project which includes eight new commissions and encompasses Coventry City of Culture in 2021.
by Joni Lorraine - Oct 11, 2019
50TH anniversary JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR dazzles at Bass Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 28th season with the Bay Area Premiere of Bryna Turner's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP. Newly appointed Associate Artistic Director Dawn Monique Williams will direct this romantic comedy about bravery and revolution at the height of the women's suffrage movement.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 31, 2019
On Saturday July 27, Kid Danger (Jace Norman) and Captain Man (Cooper Barnes) faced their biggest challenge ever in Nickelodeon's hour-long episode, Henry Danger The Musical. The special, which features 26 original Broadway-style songs, marks the return of the villainous Frankini (Frankie Grande) who puts a musical curse over the town of Swellview, while Kid Danger and Captain Man are forced to find a way to stop him.
BWW Interview: John Storie of THE MILDRED SNITZER ORCHESTRA Shares The Journey to His New Album PONDEROSA
by David Edward Perry - Jul 29, 2019
John Storie is musician / showman with a true comical wit, and abundant skills on the guitar. His new album'Ponderosa' is a folksy throwback to his early days, and some swinging straight ahead jazz. He recorded the album so it would hold different guitar sounds, texture and vocals. He is a longtime showman with much to sing about.
by Vickie Evans - Aug 8, 2019
The 2019 National Black Theatre Festival has ended with memories of grandeur and spectacular stage plays. Here is my review of the productions I attended.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
In celebration of their 20th anniversary as a band, The Body have announced a special limited collaborative album Remixed, out Oct. 11th. Emblematic of duo Lee Buford and Chip King's prolific careers as collaborators, including albums with The Assembly of Light Choir, Thou, Full of Hell, Uniform, The Haxan Cloak, and more, Remixed features tracks from throughout The Body's discography reimagined by longtime friends, artists who The Body have influenced or been influenced by, and artists with whom the band share a mutual respect.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 8, 2019
This Variety Show plays New York City once every week at Birdland and, with an impressive roster of guest artists and the inimitable Suse Mosher, The Lineup is where it's at.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2019
Today's top stories: a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is in the works, Six will sail the seas on Norwegian Cruise Line, A Christmas Carol is returning to Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Broadway star concert producers Club 11 London and Take Two Theatrical are excited to announce that Broadway star and the 2019 Tony Award winning, Stephanie J. Block will make a return London on Sunday 12th April 2020 for two solo concerts at Londons iconic Cadogan Hall in Sloane Square.
'They're Going To Harass You' Says FOX News Host Of Male Ballet Dancers In A Segment About Lara Spencer's Apology
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
FOX News hosts Raymond Arroyo and Laura Ingraham are under fire for insensitive comments made on the air in reference to Lara Spencer's Good Morning America apology for making fun of boys who dance, and the fact that Prince George takes ballet and loves. it. Spencer apologized on a follow up segment of the show.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Mayor Ted Wheeler and the City of Portland will be honoring Oregon Children's Theatre Co.'s outgoing Artistic Director, Stan Foote, with a City Proclamation on Thursday, August 29, 2019. The date will be proclaimed as a?oeStan Foote Daya?? in the City of Portland.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Unbound: A Book Launch Series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore returns this fall with three engaging events.
California's Avant Groundbreaker Cellista To Launch Multimedia Tour For 'Transfigurations' Album-Book
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Groundbreaking experimental cellist and multimedia artist Cellista soon will be launching a national tour of her 'Transfigurations' multimedia work album and book, co-authored with the philosopher Dr. Frank Seeburger.
BWW Review: Theater West End's IF/THEN Is a Moving, Thought-Provoking, Big-Song Musical You'll Be Glad You Saw
by Aaron Wallace - Aug 19, 2019
IF/THEN is a dramatization of the concept of opportunity cost. How different might your life be because you went to the park an hour later than you planned or lingered there a little longer? How much of life's trajectory is informed by choice as opposed to coincidence or what is 'supposed' to be? How could your seemingly inconsequential afternoon fundamentally change not only your life but also the lives of your friends and family? IF/THEN has a lot of thoughts on those questions... the overall reward is worthwhile.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Tickets for the Melbourne season of the lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical comedy SHREK THE MUSICAL will go on sale this Friday, 23 August. The Broadway smash hit will play at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 16 February 2020 following a short season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Waitlist now at ShrekTheMusical.com.au to be the first in line to purchase pre-sale tickets before Friday.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Tony Award-nominated Producer Matthew Weaver (Rock of Ages) and Jeffrey Tick (former owner of Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater), alongside new general producing partner Richard Gay (5Pack Entertainment founder, and former EVP of Viacom's Music Networks & BET Networks) announce the creative team and producing team for the Broadway-bound musical SOUL TRAIN, inspired by the iconic television series created and hosted by Don Cornelius. SOUL TRAIN will feature a trailblazing creative team with 2019 Tony Award Nominated and MacArthur Genius Grant-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau (Ain't Too Proud, The Detroit Project), the Apollo Theater's Kamilah Forbes (By the Way, Meet Vera Stark; The Mountaintop, Assoc.) as director, and 2019 Tony Award Nominee Camille A. Brown (Choir Boy, Emmy-winning Jesus Christ Superstar on NBC; Tony-winning revival of Once on This Island) as choreographer. The production is planning a Broadway premiere in 2021 in celebration of the landmark series' 50th Anniversary.
by Jude Buot - Aug 16, 2019
'She's perfect!' That was our immediate reaction after seeing The Sandbox Collective and 9 Works Theatrical's restaging of a?oeDani Girla?? at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium at RCBC Plaza in Makati. We are, of course, alluding to Felicity Kyle Napuli, who is gifted with such a pristine singing voice and, at such a young age, exhibits incredible acting maturity. With this remarkable performance (she was last seen as young Nala in the first international tour of Disney's a?oeThe Lion Kinga?? and as one of the lead actors in a?oeMatilda The Musicala??), Napuli is undoubtedly the child actor to watch for in the Manila theater scene.
by Michael Quintos - Aug 16, 2019
As the final show of its 10th Anniversary Season, 3-D Theatricals is revisiting the hilarious SHREK - THE MUSICAL, the stage musical adaptation of the hit 2001 Dreamworks animated film, itself an adaptation of William Steig's 1990 novel. Witty, silly, and, at times, surprisingly full of heart, SHREK is a fun, madcap distraction we all need these days. The impressive, high-quality production continues at the gorgeous, state-of-the-art Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts through August 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Rigoletto is now open at Seattle Opera! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
CHICAGO, the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical, written with the guiding hand of Bob Fosse, has the ability like no other to follow an inhale of razzle-dazzle with a deeply disturbing exhale of political distrust. This musical, now on stage at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, is proof enough. At a recent performance, laughs and applause had a way of dissolving into thoughtful reflection on America's present state, as the show's depictions of violence and 'fake news' revealed themselves, smuggled in under the cover of Jazz Age decadence.
by Christine Swerczek - Aug 1, 2019
LEADING LADIES is totally worth a $10 ticket and a 20 minute ride. You will congratulate yourself for choosing to see this show.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 1, 2019
Tony Award Winner Lillias White has a mission to brighten up her audience's nights during troubled times in the world. Audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below got the full mirth-filled Lillias-ized treatment at Make Someone Happy.