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Suzanna Ross Returns to the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Suzanna Ross Returns to the Metropolitan Room Bringing A Little Love, A Little Amour (more...)

BWW Interview: Sherry Vine & Joey Arias Chat About the Evolution of Drag and Their Stripped-Down New Show at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby - May 5, 2017

Between the two of them, drag icons Sherry Vine and Joey Arias have more than 50 years of performing experience combined. Not only that, but their working relationship and enduring friendship began more than 20 years ago. Though they've toured with one another around the world over the years, it's been a few years since they've teamed up for a big show in New York, where they first met. Thankfully, the legendary divas will reunite onstage in the city for a new show at Feinstein's/54 Below, as part of Garth Schilling's (also known as Miss Vodka Stinger) drag-themed Thursday night series called LATE NIGHT DRAG. The run will also include Cacophony Daniels, Marti Gould Cummings, Varla Jean Merman, Ray DeForest, RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE star Alexis Michelle, and Miss Vodka Stinger herself with the Martha Rayes. Prior to Vine and Arias' show, the pair pressed pause on their first day of rehearsal to speak with us over the phone about their individual careers, more than two decades of collaboration, and reuniting onstage in the city that brought them together. (more...)

Photo Flash: Christina Bianco Returns to Birdland with All-New, Interactive Show
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to host the return of singer/impressionist Christina Bianco in concert on Monday, May 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

Life's No Drag With Cabaret, Burlesque & Nocturnal Delights At Underbelly Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Underbelly Festival is up and running on the South Bank and as always will feature a delicious and devilish feast of cabaret, burlesque, drag and every dastardly combination thereof. (more...)

Portland Based NW Dance Project Makes Its Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Known for its "cutting-edge contemporary work" (Jason Vondersmith, The Portland Tribune), NW Dance Project makes its Jacob's Pillow debut, June 28-July 2 in the Doris Duke Theatre. Based in Portland, Oregon and led by former Royal Winnipeg Ballet principal dancer Sarah Slipper, the company is composed of a cast of classically-trained, versatile contemporary dancers. The program includes works by a range of accomplished choreographers and rising talents: Post-Traumatic-Monster by Felix Landerer, choreographer in residence for Scapino Ballet in the Netherlands; At Some Hour You Return by former Nederlands Dans Theater dancer Ji?i Pokorný; Le Fil Rouge by 2011 Sadler's Wells Global Dance Contest winner and NW Dance Project resident choreographer Ihsan Rustem; and MemoryHouse by Artistic Director Sarah Slipper. (more...)

Ali Harper to Return to The Court Theatre in SONGS FOR NOBODIES
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Ten years after taking to the stage in the one-woman show, Bombshells, Ali Harper is back to delight Christchurch audiences in Joanna Murray-Smith's Songs for Nobodies. (more...)

BWW Review: DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Mar 9, 2017

With simply a grand piano and a pair of killer stilettos, 4'11' performer Christina Bianco from New York is a total diva...in the best way! With a voice to die for and masterful impressions that brought audiences to their feet (twice), Bianco's show is an ode to our favourite pop, jazz, and broadway divas. (more...)

Barry Mishon to Present Christine Andreas' HERE'S TO THE LADIES at Pizza Express Live, The Pheasentry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Critically acclaimed Broadway and cabaret star, Christine Andreas, returns to The Pheasantry with her show 'Here's to the Ladies', written in collaboration with composer Martin Silvestri. The show is a tribute to the great ladies of the theatre, as she interprets classics from Funny Girl, South Pacific, Showboat, The King and I, Mame and many more. With her thrilling voice and startling grasp of character, the golden age of musicals is brought back to vibrant life.  (more...)

Greg Louganis to Host YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND: AN 80'S DANCE PARTY for The American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Greg Louganis - the diving legend who first swept the Olympics in 1984 and 1988 - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party. (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

Vivian Reed Releases New Album STANDARDS AND MORE, Slates Fall NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - has announced her new album 'Standards and More.' (more...)

Gay Marshall to Return to Pangea with GAY'S PAREE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

International theater actress, Gay Marshall, reprises her critically lauded show, Gay's Paree, at downtown's alternative supper-club, Pangea, for four performances this spring. (more...)

SonoMusette Performs One Night Only in Napa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

SonoMusette brings the moody, melancholic sound and spirit of mid twentieth-century Paris to Napa tonight -  Saturday, March 18th -  for an 8:00pm performance at the Lucky Penny Community Arts Center. (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale today, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Bernadette Robinson Returns to the Stage with THE SHOW GOES ON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Following the success of Songs for Nobodies and Pennsylvania Avenue, producer Harley Medcalf and Duet Productions are proud to present a brand new show "THE SHOW GOES ON", featuring the incredible talents of Bernadette Robinson. (more...)

Bernadette Robinson Returns with New Show THE SHOW GOES ON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Following the success of Songs for Nobodies and Pennsylvania Avenue, producer Harley Medcalf and Duet Productions are proud to present a brand new show "THE SHOW GOES ON", featuring the incredible talents of Bernadette Robinson. (more...)

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

This July, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Allyson Briggs & Fleur Seule Band Play The Penthouse
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 29, 2017

When you're marketing a spectacular SoHo Penthouse that has a Steinway B piano and you come from the world of cabaret what do you do?  Super Real Estate impresarios Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon filled it with the music of songstress Allyson Briggs with her band Fleur Seule, (a favorite of The Rainbow Room) and have a party for your eclectic group of friends. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Line-Up of Powerhouse Divas this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to present a collection of powerful divas playing at the top of their game in the months of July and August. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

Miami New Drama to Present American Debut of PIAF, Starring Venezuelan Actress Mariaca Semprun
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre has announced the American premiere of the critically acclaimed musical Piaf, which will be the first of summer performances at the Colony, a cultural gem on Lincoln Road. The acquisition of the show coincides with the recent news of their first appointed Executive Director Florencia Jimenez-Marcos, who joined the team to build on a successful last season. (more...)

Northern Beaches Gets Its First Cabaret Festival: CABARET IN THE GLEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Glen Street Theatre is proud to announce the program for the inaugural Cabaret in the Glen, the first cabaret festival on Sydney's Northern Beaches and North Shore. Over five days and nights, and across two live stages, Glen Street Theatre will transform into a glorious feast of entertainment, theatre, music, art and conversation. From film to live music concerts, panel events and cabaret, Cabaret in the Glen will be positively bursting at the seams. (more...)

Chloe Perrier and the French Heart Jazz Band to Headline 93RD ANNUAL BASTILLE DAY BALL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Stunning brunette chanteuse French songstress, Chloe Perrier, and her jazz band, French Heart will headline festivities at NYC's 93rd annual Bastille Day Ball 2017 on Thursday, July 13th at "The 404".  New York's official Bastille Day celebration, now in its 93rd year, is produced by The Committee of French-Speaking Societies (CAFUSA), who have produced of a Bastille Day Ball every year since its founding in 1924. The Bastille Day Ball has become the major annual French community event in the Tri-State area. Bastille Day Ball 2017 is held under the patronage of His Excellency Gerard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States, His Excellency Francois Delattre Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the U.N., and The Honorable Anne-Claire Legendre, Consul General of France in New York. (more...)

Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Andreas Brings PIAF - NO REGRETS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 16, 2017

You didn't have to know French to understand that Christine Andreas created the magic of Edith Piaf last night au-dessous de Rue 54. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces Jazz High Tea Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Renowned jazz chanteuse Monique diMattina and Pam Wachira, one of Australia's most talented and dynamic singer/songwriter are among the acclaimed performers joining Arts Centre Melbourne's Jazz High Tea series from August - December. (more...)

Vocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch their all-star third season with a special benefit event featuring a rare DC-area appearance of vocal legend Marilyn Maye. (more...)

Welsh Diva Iris Williams Returns to Los Angeles Cabaret Scene Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Los Angeles cabaret scene in a one night only solo performance at Catalina's located on Hollywood's storied Sunset Boulevard on February 28 at 8:30pm.  During Ms. Williams' set, themed "Let the Music Begin," she interprets standards by the likes of Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein, Nat King Cole, Carole King, Ashford & Simpson and Edith Piaf. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Adrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

International chanteuse Adrienne Haan performs Between Fire and Ice - A diabolical Weimar Berlin Cabaret at Feinstein's 54 Below today, February 22 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Warren Freeman to Join The American Pops Orchestra for 'SONGS OF LOVE' at Third Thursdays Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, February 16 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christina Bianco of DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Feb 13, 2017

BWW caught up with acclaimed YouTube sensation, Christina Bianco as she prepares to perform her hit solo show DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre St Kilda and The Hayes Theatre in Sydney. It couldn't be harder to put into words an interview with the effervescent star as she launches into her famous impressions left right and centre but here's what she had to say: (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Christina Bianco to Perform Hit Solo Show DIVA MOMENTS at The Alex Theatre St Kilda
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

New York and West End performer Christina Bianco's singular voice and comedic charm have brought audiences around the world to their feet. Bianco captured international acclaim as a YouTube sensation with her 'diva' impression videos, gaining over 23 million views. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL Opens Friday at Actors' Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Actors' Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Feature Michelle Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA — Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra — have announced their all-star 2017-2018 season. The diverse line-up will include a tribute to legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin, a special evening combining yoga with the APO's favorite standards, a new family show based on the classic tale Around the World in 80 Days, and a program celebrating the wit of iconic songwriter Cole Porter. Unless otherwise noted, all shows are at the Orchestra's new home, Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street SW). Tickets to all shows are now on sale at www.AmericanPops.org. (more...)

Australian Stage Legend Geraldine Turner Directs Tribute to Jacques Brel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Directed by Australian stage and screen legend Geraldine Turner AM, Riverside Theatres presents the powerful and bold musical revue, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, from 10th to 13th August 2017. (more...)

Michelle Williams, Ariana DeBose, and More Join American Pops for RESPECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will honor the 75th birthday of one of the country's most treasured legends with Respect: The Music of Aretha Franklin to begin their star-studded third season. (more...)

Izzy Bizu Drops White Tiger (Cat Carpenters Remix); Touring with Coldplay
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Her debut album, “A Moment of Madness” is out now; and today, the South London born singer/songwriter is debuting the Cat Carpenters remix of her hit 'White Tiger,' which you can stream HERE. (more...)

Festival d'Avignon Director Olivier Py to Make Rare U.S. Appearance as 'Miss Knife' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

By day, one of the most respected stage directors, actors, writers, and impresarios in Europe; by night, a cabaret chanteuse expunging life's pain and love's agony-this unusual artistic double identity comes together when the director of Festival d'Avignon Olivier Py makes a rare US stage appearance in Olivier Py Sings Les Premiers Adieux de Miss Knife. (more...)

Lady Rizo Releases Newest Single 'Sometimes The Sky's Too Bright'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Grammy Award winning cabaret chanteuse- Lady Rizo releases her second single “Sometimes the Sky's Too Bright” from her second studio album, Indigo, out August 18th, 2017, following her Red, White and Indigo residency shows at Joe's Pub (NYC) in March and the Soho Theatre (London) in July. The baroque tones that beckon listeners in on “Sometimes The Sky's Too Bright” push open a window into the world of Lady Rizo.  (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Go Behind the Chansons with A SONG GOES ROUND THE WORLD, Coming to the Gatehouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2017

A Song Goes Round The World will be opening at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from April 25. It features French chansons stemming from the 1930s around the time of the Holocaust, which will be sung by Daniel Donskoy, who will be joined by a special guest each evening to sing with him. These will be sung in Yiddish, German and English. Get an exclusive look behind the scenes with Donskoy and the company below! (more...)

Gay Marshall 's GAY'S PAREE Returns for One More Show 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Gay Marshall, who starred as Morales in A Chorus Line and as GRIZABELLA in the French production of CATS, will give one more performance of her autobiographical, musical travelogue, Gay's Paree, at downtown's alternative supper-club, Pangea, Wednesday April 5th at 7:30pm. Call 212.995.0900.  (more...)

60! DECADA DE ARROMBA - DOC. MUSICAL at Theatro NET SP
by Claudio Erlichman - Apr 28, 2017

'60! Decada de Arromba - Doc. Musical' embraces Wanderlea - one of the greatest Brazilian icons of the period - as his great muse and memory of events that marked each of the years between 1960 and 1969. The result was standing applause for more than 37 thousand people who sold out all the sessions of the season in Rio de Janeiro. A vibrant, non-biographical show, without any classic dramaturgy or characters, capable of taking audiences to a true journey in time, now arrives in Sao Paulo and promises to delight all generations. The direction is by Frederico Reder and script by Marcos Nauer. (more...)

Vivian Reed and Allan Harris to Bring CENTRAL PARK & OTHER DREAMS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 'Central Park & Other Dreams,' under the musical direction of Marty Ashby, the GRAMMY Award Executive Producer of MCG Jazz, will celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple with performances by the jazz world's coolest musicians, featuring multi-award winning artist Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar) and internationally acclaimed vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris. (more...)

ALA.NI Releases 'Suddenly' from Debut Album 'You & I'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On June 9, the British-born, Paris-based artist ALA.NI will release her debut album You & I through Missing Piece Records. Today, ALA.NI released 'Suddenly,' the third song to be released from the forthcoming album, which is now avilable for pre order. (more...)

The Segal Celebrates 10 Remarkable Years in its 2017-2018 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts announced today a stellar lineup of programming for its 2017-2018 Season. In this year of celebration across Canada, and here at home with Montreal's 375th anniversary, the Segal is also observing important milestones of its own. (more...)

Publicada la lista de nominados a la 20ª edición de los Premios MAX
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - Apr 20, 2017

El proximo 5 de junio se celebrara en el Palau de les Arts de Valencia la gala de los XX Pemios MAX, y ya se ha publicado el listado de nominados finalistas. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE at Geffen Playhouse
by Review Roundups - Apr 17, 2017

Geffen Playhouse opened the West Coast Premiere of THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, now playing through May 14th. (more...)

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