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New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS Transfigures Schedule Starting Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Puffs or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which won another set of rave reviews this summer after its recent transfer to an open run at its new home, New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) - has announced a new performance schedule starting tonight, September 7. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases Song Using Sounds of Jupiter with NASA's Juno Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Wyclef Jean has released his song “Borrowed Time” via USA Today. The track appears on his forthcoming album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, out September 15 via Heads Music / Legacy Recordings (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carlos Rivera y Fela Domínguez cantan ESTA NOCHE ES PARA AMAR
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - Sep 5, 2017

El pasado 2 de septiembre, Carlos Rivera ofrecio un concierto en el WiZink Center de Madrid, donde Fela Dominguez se le unio como invitada especial para cantar el tema Esta noche es para amar de EL REY LEÓN, teniendo asi la oportunidad de revivir sus papeles de Simba y Nala, que habian interpretado en la version mexicana del musical. (more...)

Aisha Jawando, Tony Whittle, Kat B, and More to Star in Hackney Empire's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Hackney Empire today announces casting for its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, having last been staged at the venue in 2011. (more...)

BWW TV: EL GUARDAESPALDAS se presenta en Madrid
by Roberto Rodrguez - Sep 21, 2017

La productora Stage Entertainment ha presentado hoy a los medios el musical EL GUARDAESPALDAS en el Teatro Coliseum de Madrid. (more...)

San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Announces Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For one spectacular weekend, Micaya presents the SF International Hip Hop DanceFest (SFIHHDF), featuring groundbreaking hip-hop performances from 17 dance companies from around the globe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth and More Celebrate Kathy Najimy with GMHC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) on Monday night honored multitalented performer Kathy Najimy with the 2017 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS at Joe's Pub in New York City. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases New Album The Carnival III Today + Video For Borrowed Time
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Wyclef Jean has released his much anticipated new album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, today via Heads Music / Legacy Recordings. Wyclef's first full-length album in eight years, (more...)

BECOMING SANTA CLAUS DVD/Blu-ray Goes on Sale Tomorrow
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the eagerly awaited DVD and Blu-ray release of Mark Adamo's critically acclaimed new holiday opera, BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, distributed exclusively through CD Baby. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

Fiesta oficial de EL GUARDAESPALDAS en MARTA CARIÑO!
by Roberto Rodrguez - Sep 13, 2017

Para celebrar el inminente estreno del musical basado en la pel cula de Whitney Houston, la productora Stage Entertaintment ha organizado una fiesta el viernes 15 de septiembre en Marta Cari o! (C/ Luchana 38). (more...)

Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens Tonight at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Lena Hall and More to Help Honor Kathy Najimy with GMHC's 2017 Howard Ashman Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor multitalented performer Kathy Najimy with the 2017 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS. Najimy has been an outspoken advocate for more than three decades and has promoted social justice throughout her career, which includes the films Sister Act and Hocus Pocus and Off-Broadway acts including Kathy & Mo. (more...)

Brooklyn Rock Lottery Announces 1st Round of Participants Benefitting PLOT & Unidos Por Puerto Rico
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

The ROCK LOTTERY concept is simple, but effective. Twenty-five musicians meet at 10:00AM at the evening's performance venue. These volunteers are organized into five bands through a lottery-based chance selection. The five different groups are then released to practice at different locations. The musicians have twelve hours to create a band name and three to five songs (with a one cover song limit.) The bands then return to the venue by 10:00PM and perform what they have created in front of a waiting audience. (more...)

BWW Interview: TIM MACKABEE Designs the set for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Baltimore Center Stage
by Charles Shubow - Oct 24, 2017

I first recall watching Tim Mackabee play a policeman in the musical GUYS AND DOLLS while he was in high school in Towson, MD at the Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. I next met him outside the Yale Repertory Theatre where he was studying for his Master's Degree in Set Design. I've been following him ever since as he has risen to be one the most successful set designers in the country. He even made it to Broadway and London where he designed THE ELEPHANT MAN. His work is now ensconced at Baltimore's Center Stage where you can see his masterful job designing the set for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (which is a co-production with the Cincinnati Playhouse). I was able to see the show in a preview performance (it opens officially October 26, 2017) and marveled at his work. I caught up with him during tech rehearsals in Baltimore just before he had to leave for Philadelphia. (more...)

Lillias White to Lead TEXAS IN PARIS at the Eisemann Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents continues the Theatre Series with the production Texas in Paris, a musical by Dallas' own Alan Govenar, based on true events, starring Tony Award winner Lillias White with Willy Welch for five performances November 16-19, 2017 at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas. (more...)

Casting Revealed For UK's First All-Black GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

This Christmas director Michael Buffong transports the smash-hit musical GUYS AND DOLLS up-town to 1939 Harlem in the UK's first all-Black cast production of this iconic show. (more...)

BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report' Goes Inside the Numbers that Led to NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812's Closing
by OHenry Report - Oct 18, 2017

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the numbers of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 to see what might have led the show's producers to take such drastic casting measures, as discussed and explained in Episode 2. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases New Video + Announces Deluxe Edition of The Carnival III
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

It's Wyclef Jean's birthday today! In celebration he has released the video for his song Turn Me Good via Vibe today. The track appears on his new album The Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, out now via Heads Music / Legacy Recordings. (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS to Present Reading of 'DUDE, WHERE'S MY FANTASTIC BEAST?'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway - will hold its 'November Fan Appreciation Night' on Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 PM. The evening will feature a special reading of a new play by Matt Cox in the Puffs family, 'Dude, Where's My Fantastic Beast or; 30 Short Films About Magical New York in 1926 When a Puff Came for a Quick Visit and the Disaster that Followed...Film 1 of 5.' (more...)

Major Lazer Premieres Video for 'Particula' ft. DJ Maphorisa & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Major Lazer's Johannesburg, South Africa-shot video for Particula - watch it here. Directed by South African filmmaker Adriaan Louw, the video features appearances from native South Africans Maphorisaand Nasty C, Nigerian rapper Ice Prince, and Nigerian-American recording artist Jidenna. (more...)

LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE, Starring Dule Hill, Begins Tonight at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases The Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee Deluxe Edition Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

It's November, and Wyclef Jean is back in a big way! Today, he has released The Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee (Deluxe Edition) via Heads Music / Legacy Recordings. Download here or stream here. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Web Series THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Out Today!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2017

A new web thriller starring Kelli O'Hara, The Accidental Wolf, created by Arian Moayed of Waterwell Films premieres online today! (more...)

Off-Broadway Potter Play PUFFS Magically Expands Schedule for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway has announced its special expanded 2017 Holiday Schedule. (more...)

Live @ Benaroya Hall Announces Winter-Spring Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Live @ Benaroya Hall dazzles with more than a dozen new lectures and concerts this winter and spring. Tickets for Alan Cumming, Ang lique Kidjo, Fran Lebowitz, Jake Shimabukuro, The Wailin' Jennys, Howard Jones and L nasa will go on sale Friday, November 3, at 10am. All other tickets are available now. Additional spring and summer shows for the 2018 season will be announced in late January. Tickets for most shows listed are on sale now, prices vary. Visit www.benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747. (more...)

New Casting Information Announced for Premiere of Tina Turner Musical TINA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Joining the previously announced Adrienne Warren, who plays the title role, are Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner, Madeline Appiah as Tina's mother Zelma Bullock, Jenny Fitzpatrick as the alternate Tina, Lorna Gayle as Tina's Grandmother GG, Tom Godwin as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Francesca Jackson as Ike and Tina's manager Rhonda Graam, Aisha Jawando as Tina's sister Alline Bullock, Natey Jones as Tina's father Richard Bullock and Tina's first love Raymond Hill, Gerard McCarthy as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach and Ryan O'Donnell as Tina's Manager Roger Davies. They are joined by ensemble members Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Keisher Downie, Kit Esuruoso who also plays Tina's son Craig Hill, Jammy Kasongo, Sia Kiwa, Jason Langley, Kayleigh McKnight, Baker Mukasa and Tanisha Spring and swings Derek Aidoo, Gavin Alex, Edward Bourne, Candace Furbert, Hannah Jay-Allan and Rodney Vubya. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 16, 2017
by - Nov 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS Presents Reading of 'DUDE, WHERE'S MY FANTASTIC BEAST?' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway - will hold its 'November Fan Appreciation Night' tonight, November 1, at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Announce New Album from Afrobeat Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 will release their fourth album Black Times via celebrated UK label Strut Records on March 2, 2018. (more...)

Dive Down to Bikini Bottom and Meet the Full Company of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 4, 2017

SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway officially opens tonight, December 4th, at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a peek at them in rehearsal in the video below! (more...)

Lillias White to Join Eddie Marrero for TIMELESS CHRISTMAS at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Just announced Broadway veteran and legendary performer Lillias White joins TV/film actor and recording artist Eddie Marrero as a featured Special Guest Star in the upcoming Green Room 42 Live Concert Presentation Eddie Marrero, Timeless Christmas, set for December 21, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Burna Boy Shares New Single Featuring J Hus
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Today, Nigerian reggae-dancehall artist Burna Boy is sharing a new single. 'Sekkle Down' features J Hus and premiered as Zane Lowe's World Record on Beats 1. The new song is produced by Jae5 who collaborates regularly with J Hus, and comes on the heels of Burna releasing another new track this past Friday, 'Koni Baje.' (more...)

New York Premiere! Sarah Rothenberg's 'A Proust Sonata' at FIAF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, and Da Camera of Houston Productions present the New York Premiere of A Proust Sonata, Wednesday through Friday, January 10 12 at 7:30pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. (more...)

BWW TV: Entrevista con Fela Domínguez sobre EL GUARDAESPALDAS
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 1, 2017

Hablamos con la protagonista del musical que se representa en el Teatro Coliseum de Madrid y nos cuenta c mo est siendo su experiencia dando vida al personaje que inmortaliz Whitney Houston en la gran pantalla. (more...)

Potterheads Rejoice! Off-Broadway's PUFFS Will Apparate On-Screen Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - the hit comedy which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary Off Broadway - will come to life on screen with 'Puffs: Live Off Broadway' next year. (more...)

El Teatro Musical que viene: Temporada 2017/18
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 7, 2017

Repasamos los espectaculos que llenaran las carteleras en Madrid, Barcelona y giras en la nueva temporada. (more...)

On BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report,' We Break Down Replacing a Broadway Star
by OHenry Report - Aug 7, 2017

On the second episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor, Oliver Henry Roth talks to four Broadway professionals about the ins and outs of replacing principal cast members in a Broadway show. (more...)

BWW TV: Entrevista con los protagonistas de EL GUARDAESPALDAS
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 30, 2017

Hablamos con Fela Dominguez, que da vida a Rachel Marron, e Ivan Sanchez, Frank Farmer en el musical, y tambien con el productor del espectaculo, Fernando Olives. (more...)

BWW TV: Ensayos de EL GUARDAESPALDAS en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 29, 2017

Disfruta de dos de los numeros de EL GUARDAESPALDAS interpretados por Fela Dominguez y la compañia del musical que se estrenara en el Teatro Coliseum el proximo 28 de septiembre. (more...)

World Music Institute Presents 3 African Shows in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE presents three African shows in September! (more...)

Lillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Adam & Arielle Jacobs, Jane Lynch and More Slated for Bay Area Cabaret's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret, now in its 14th season of presenting world-renowned Broadway, pop and jazz vocalists, announces the 2017-2018 season of shows at San Francisco's most elegant and historic showroom, the Fairmont Venetian Room (950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill). This marks the seventh consecutive season at the legendary 'grand dame' Fairmont San Francisco and the stellar lineup of performers features some making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of several favorites. (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS Transfigures Schedule at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Puffs or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which won another set of rave reviews this summer after its recent transfer to an open run at its new home, New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) - has announced a new performance schedule starting on September 7. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Comienzan los ensayos de EL GUARDAESPALDAS (Madrid)
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 23, 2017

Los protagonistas del musical, Fela Dominguez, Ivan Sanchez y Maxi Iglesias, cuentan su experiencia al inicio de los ensayos del musical junto a la compañia. (more...)

National Theatre to Take Over River Stage for Bank Holiday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

This weekend The River Stage Festival comes to an end with a jam-packed bank holiday weekend of music, performance and workshops from the National Theatre all completely FREE. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases Video for What Happened To Love Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Wyclef Jean has released the video for his song “What Happened To Love” today via Uproxx. The song appears on his forthcoming album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, out September 15 (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multidisciplinary events around a shared theme. A month-by-month listing of featured events follows. (more...)

Talawa Theatre Company Presents BITE YOUR TONGUE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Talawa Theatre Company has announced details for Bite Your Tongue: a new devised theatre production from London's emerging Black talent. Coming to Hackney Showroom from 31 August - 2 September, Bite Your Tongue is a response from the city's young theatre makers to issues with language and communication in a multi-cultural city. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Se desvela el cartel oficial de EL GUARDAESPALDAS (Madrid)
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 10, 2017

El musical con las canciones de Whitney Houston se estrenara en el Teatro Coliseum el 28 de septiembre, con Maxi Iglesias, Ivan Sanchez y Fela Dominguez como protagonistas. (more...)

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