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Eubie! was a revue featuring the music of Eubie Blake, with lyrics by Noble Sissle, Andy Razaf, Johnny Brandon, F. E. Miller, and Jim Europe.



Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

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. (more...)

Maurice Hines Is Tappin' Thru Life at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents Broadway legend Maurice Hines, accompanied by The DIVA Jazz Orchestra. See Maurice Hines as he taps audiences through his incredible career in this jazzy, song-and-dance celebration that pays tribute to his brother, Gregory Hines, and other performers who inspired him, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne. There will be two performances of this must see show on February 16th 2019 at 3 p.m.& 7 p.m (more...)

Audra McDonald and Ramin Karimloo to Join Seth Rudetsky in Concert in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Broadway concert series, hosted by Seth Rudetsky, will return to San Francisco. Kicking off the series will be Ramin Karimloo followed by Audra McDonald. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 20, 2018
by - Sep 20, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon Will Host Houses on the Moon's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Houses on the Moon Theater Company will honor those that champion the unheard voice: award-winning producer, director and choreographer Warren Adams and celebrate immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir and The New Sanctuary Coalition with the 2018 Leyton Award at the 6th Annual Benefit Fundraiser "Amplify 2018" hosted by Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon on Monday evening, October 29, 2018 at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street - between Park and Madison Avenues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at American Songbook Association's THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2018

The American Songbook Association just presented its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA also presented its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye, presented by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. (more...)

Kristolyn Lloyd, Nikkie Renee Daniels & More Join Aretha Franklin Concert At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, who passed away on August 16th, will be celebrated in story and song at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, October 7th, at 9:30pm, in a concert directed and produced by Robert W. Schneider. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Songbook Association Celebrates THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2018

The American Songbook Association just presented its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA also presented its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye, presented by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie.  (more...)

Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara and Jeremy Jordan Slated for Concerts at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky is finally landing smack dab in the middle of Broadway itself this fall. (more...)

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced the November 9 release of its latest album, American Originals: 1918, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell. The recording is inspired by America's cultural awakening at the end of the First World War one hundred years ago and the distinctly American musical styles that reflect the country's diversity. This album celebrates and reimagines popular songs of this era that remain fresh and relevant today with acclaimed musical collaborators including Rhiannon Giddens, Steep Canyon Rangers and Pokey LaFarge. The 95th Cincinnati Pops album was recorded live at Cincinnati Music Hall November 10- 12, 2017, and is being released on the Orchestra's label, Fanfare Cincinnati. (more...)

The Tank To Present Theatre Of War's WEEKEND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Theatre of War will present the World Premiere of Weekend, adapted and directed by Christopher-Rashee Stevenson (Dutchman) from Jean-Luc Godard's 1967 film, at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), November 18-December 2. Performances will be on Wednesday, November 28 at 8pm, Thursday, November 29 at 8pm, Friday, November 30 at 8pm, Saturday, December 1 at 8pm, and Sunday, December 2 at 8pm. Tickets ($25 General; $15 Student) are available for advance purchase at www.thetanknyc.org. The performance will run approximately 40 minutes, with no intermission. (more...)

Shanice Williams, Major Attaway, and More Join Aretha Franklin Tribute at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, who passed away on August 16th, will be celebrated in story and song at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, October 7th, at 9:30pm, in a concert directed and produced by Robert W. Schneider. (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for October 2018
by - Oct 1, 2018

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for October, 2018. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz and Friends, Joely Fisher, and More Head to 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Audra McDonald Joins Broadway Concert Series At Herbst Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale will present historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as music director and host, on Sunday, Jan. 20th for Broadway @ The Herbst, direct from their critically acclaimed performance at Town Hall in New York City. The unique format of this show that differentiates it from any other is a seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky's insightful, funny and revealing questions - and the music from McDonald's legendary career. The Broadway @ The Herbst series will be raising funds this season for San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, Project Open Hand and Sandy Hook Promise. (more...)

Broadway Actress Terry Burrell Takes On Second Role With Dominion Entertainment In CROWNS
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

After making her debut with Dominion Entertainment (DEG) in the sell-out holiday classic 'Black Nativity,' actress and singer Terry Burrell is returning to the stage. This summer, Burrell will play the audacious preacher's wife, Mabel, in DEG's production of 'Crowns.' The gospel musical by Golden Globe winning playwright Regina Taylor will run May 30 - June 10, at the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery. (more...)

EUBIE! Celebrates 40th Anniversary At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Eubie!, the Tony-nominated musical from 1978 that celebrates the songs and stories of celebrated music titan Eubie Blake, will celebrate its 40th anniversary at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

The Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City of Fresno
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Audra McDonald has 'no words' for the latest in a long line of honors for the record-breaking Tony winner. This week, the city of Fresno honored the stage icon with her very own street naming ceremony! Check out the unveiling below! (more...)

Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

A new venue has been announced for the invited staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

Internationally-Acclaimed Jazz & Blues Singer Kim Nalley Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Internationally-acclaimed jazz and blues singer, Kim Nalley, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a limited two-week engagementAugust 2-­12, 2018.  Joined by her band-Tammy Hall (piano), Michael Zisman(bass) and Kent Bryston (drums)-plus special guest, legendary jazz tenor saxophonist Houston Person, Nalley will present a memorable evening of jazz and blues standards. (more...)

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

A new venue has been announced for the invited staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2018 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 1, 2018

The 2018 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few! (more...)

Brenda Braxton, N'Kenge, and More to Headline Amas Musical Theatre's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, has announced a starry line-up of talent that will be on hand to celebrate the company's 49th Anniversary Gala Benefit honoring Broadway casting director, producer and director Jay Binder, Tony-nominated composer and lyricist Micki Grant and Leonid Poretsky, MD, a leading endocrinologist and founder of the Friedman Transgender Health & Wellness Program at Lenox Hill Hospital on Monday, April 2. (more...)

Highlights in Jazz Presents Dick Hyman And Friends
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Jazz fans know they can count on the Highlights In Jazz concert series to showcase the gifted players who shaped jazz history and continue to contribute to its long and rich legacy. This third concert of the 46th season is no exception: The music is sure to dazzle - and swing - when you have such renowned musicians on hand as pianist Dick Hyman, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, bassist Jay Leonhart, saxophonist/clarinetist Ken Peplowski, and drummer/vibraphonist Chuck Redd. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald Performs at The Kravis Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 18, 2018

Last night at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, the acoustically perfect Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall was host to one of the most beautiful voices on the planet...that of five time Tony-Award winner Audra McDonald. (more...)

Audra McDonald Announces Dates for Florida Concert Tour
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2018

Tony-winning superstar Audra McDonald has announced five dates for an upcoming Florida concert tour. See full details below! (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

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. (more...)

Maurice Hines To Host 40th Anniversary Concert Of EUBIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Maurice Hines, who starred in the original production of Eubie!, the Tony-nominated musical from 1978 that celebrates the songs and stories of celebrated music titan Eubie Blake, will host the show's 40th-anniversary celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Broadway Actress Terry Burrell Takes On Second Role With Dominion Entertainment In CROWNS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

After making her debut with Dominion Entertainment (DEG) in the sell-out holiday classic 'Black Nativity,' actress and singer Terry Burrell is returning to the stage. This summer, Burrell will play the audacious preacher's wife, Mabel, in DEG's production of 'Crowns.' The gospel musical by Golden Globe winning playwright Regina Taylor will run May 30 - June 10, at the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery. (more...)

Bryant Park Announces Performers for Emerging Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Returning for its fourth year, Emerging Music Festival (EMF) features ten on-the-rise indie rock, pop, blues, and soul bands performing for thousands on the Bryant Park lawn. Almost all artists hail from the greater New York area, making EMF one of the city's largest celebrations of young local bands. Between sets, attendees can purchase beer and wine, eat food from local vendors curated by Hester Street Fair, borrow a free picnic blanket, learn to juggle, and play giant lawn games. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon Joins NBC's MACY'S 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

American Authors and Brandon Victor Dixon join the incredible slate of performers for NBC's annual "Macy's 4th of JulyFireworks® Spectacular," which airs Wednesday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an hourlong encore presentation at 10 p.m. Dixon will be joined by the iconic Harlem Gospel Choir for a rendition of the patriotic "America the Beautiful." (more...)

Maurice Hines To Host 40th Anniversary Concert Of EUBIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Maurice Hines, who starred in the original production of Eubie!, the Tony-nominated musical from 1978 that celebrates the songs and stories of celebrated music titan Eubie Blake, will host the show's 40th-anniversary celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below today, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

54 Celebrates Aretha Franklin Will Have Encore Performance February 17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Back by popular demand, 54 CELEBRATES ARETHA FRANKLIN, will return for one performance only on February 17th, at 9:30pm, in a concert directed and produced by Robert W. Schneider. (more...)

THE HAPPY ELF Opens Tonight At Theatre In The Park
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Theatre in the Park's (TTIP) INDOOR presents a wonderful gift this holiday season with the festive tale of THE HAPPY ELF.  Composed by Grammy Winner and American Idol judge Harry Connick, this lively musical will entertain adults and children alike. THE HAPPY ELF opens Friday evening Dec. 7 for its 11-performance run through Dec. 22 in the Black Box Theater at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (AHC) in Overland Park. Evening performances are 7:30 p.m. with matinee shows at 2 p.m. THE HAPPY ELF is rated G and is appropriate for the entire family. (more...)

FOREVER BROOKLYN Opens January 5 At The Whitefire
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2018

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BWW's On This Day - December 28, 2018
by - Dec 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: THE HAPPY ELF Can Cure Your Christmas Blues at Theatre In The Park
by Steve Wilson - Dec 10, 2018

THE HAPPY ELF is filled with elves, Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and a town where everyone is the naughty list and Christmas is forbidden. These are just some of the things that face Eubie, the happiest elf at the North Pole. THE HAPPY ELF is featured at the Black Box Theatre, located in the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center in Overland Park, Kansas. THE HAPPY ELF runs thru December 23rd and is a wonderful show for the whole family. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Veteran Lynnie Godfrey Performs With Children's Chorus
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2018

When stage and screen vet Lynnie Godfrey learned about how little music education was available in Allentown, PA, she assembled a children's chorus. (more...)

American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) is proud to present its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Will Be Honored at the American Songbook Association's First Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) has announced its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Actor, Director, Singer, and Choreographer Maurice Hines Comes to The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Legendary actor, director, singer & choreographer Maurice Hines is set to play The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) on Saturday 8/25 at 7pm. Hines is the brother of the late dancer Gregory Hines and best known for starring in Frances Ford Coppola's 'The Cotton Club', Broadway's 'Sophisticated Ladies,' 'Eubie' 'Jelly's Last Jam' & 'Uptown. He will be joined by The Diva Orchestra starring Sherrie Maracle; tickets are $25-$150 and can be purchased online at www.TriadNYC.com. Lee Summers and Peter Martin are producers. (more...)

This August at Triad Features Lenny Kravitz, Sean Ono Lennon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and More
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) is hosting several special live events this month: the first is Speakeasy, an intimate conversation this Sunday, 8/12 at 6pm with multiple Grammy-winning music star Lenny Kravitz and Sean Ono Lennon. This special show is being taped by PBS, tickets are on sale now ($20 / www.TriadNYC.com). (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon To Headline TDF's 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Hot off the heels of his triumphant performance as Judas in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live, Tony Award nominee BRANDON VICTOR DIXON will be the headliner at TDF's 50th Anniversary Gala on Monday, June 18 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). (more...)

Dick Hyman Comes to The Bickford Theatre, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The virtuoso jazz pianist Dick Hyman will perform at the Bickford Theatre on Monday, May 7, at 7:30 PM. His solo concert, "Dick Hyman Plays the Decades," features his interpretations of popular songs from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" written in 1892 to Stephen Sondheim's "Losing My Mind" from the 1971 musical Follies. Some of the other selections to be performed are the Lennon-McCartney hit "Norwegian Wood," the popular standard "Stella by Starlight," and "I Feel Pretty" in celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein. Mr. Hyman also promises to perform his tour-de-force version of Fats Waller's "Minor Drag." (more...)

Broadway Actress Terry Burrell Takes On Second Role With Dominion Entertainment In CROWNS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2018

After making her debut with Dominion Entertainment (DEG) in the sell-out holiday classic 'Black Nativity,' actress and singer Terry Burrell is returning to the stage. This summer, Burrell will play the audacious preacher's wife, Mabel, in DEG's production of 'Crowns.' The gospel musical by Golden Globe winning playwright Regina Taylor will run May 30 - June 10, at the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery. (more...)

Dick Hyman And Friends Bring HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Jazz fans know they can count on the Highlights In Jazz concert series to showcase the gifted players who shaped jazz history and continue to contribute to its long and rich legacy. This third concert of the 46th season is no exception: The music is sure to dazzle - and swing - when you have such renowned musicians on hand as pianist Dick Hyman, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, bassist Jay Leonhart, saxophonist/clarinetist Ken Peplowski, and drummer/vibraphonist Chuck Redd. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Teen Academy to Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre's (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy will present Jesus Christ Superstar, a Rock Opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.  The story is loosely based on the Gospels' accounts of the last week of Jesus's life, beginning with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem and ending with the crucifixion.  (more...)

Delaware Theatre Company Welcomes Back MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Refusing to end their 2017/2018 season, Delaware Theatre Company reprises their hit production Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life. Happy to be performing for Wilmington audiences again, tap dancing legend Maurice Hines will wow audiences for one weekend only, Friday, June 1 to Sunday, June 3, 2018. (more...)

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