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20th Anniversary Edition of THE DJ AWARDS Set for Hi Ibiza, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Everything is ready for the annual DJ Awards ceremony, which this year celebrates its twentieth edition on a new stage, at the most talked about new venue to hit the island this year, H Ibiza. (more...)

Marian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire for 'Abuse' of the Late Actress
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being released, which follows Seldes through her final chapters of life... and it's coming under fire. (more...)

Young Professionals Events Announced at Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce a brand-new initiative for the opera curious during the 2017-2018 Motives Unmasked! Season: Young Professionals Performance Nights. (more...)

'Marty Thomas Presents DIVA: The Music of Celine Dion' Gets Encore Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tonight, due to popular demand, Marty Thomas Presents DIVA: The music of Celine Dion will offer an encore performance. (more...)

A Feast Of Food And Drink At Cheshire Fest This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

There will be a chance to raise a glass to the end of summer this weekend as Cheshire Fest organisers reveal a host of tasty treats on offer at the popular celebration in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside. (more...)

CanAm to Participate NJCU West Campus Groundbreaking Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Broadway Backstory Release Two HAMILTON Season Premiere Episodes
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 21, 2017

The first two episodes of season 2 cover the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical HAMILTON. The episodes feature interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, Producers Jeffrey Seller and Oskar Eustis, actors Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry, and Ariana DeBose, and other members of the shows creative team including David Korins, Andy Blankenbuehler, and Alex Lacamoire. (more...)

Winner Announced for Eighth Season of MASTERCHEF
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Last night, Season Eight of MASTERCHEF came to an unforgettable conclusion as Emmy Award-nominated host, judge and executive producer Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judges Christina Tosi and Aar n S nchez and finale guest judge Joe Bastianich, named Dino Luciano the winner. (more...)

Marya Grandy to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Marya Grandy: Live From Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, October 18th, at 9:30pm. (more...)

Paradise Reveal Ibiza Closing Party Line-Up with Masters At Work
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Paradise, Ibiza's ultimate hedonistic experience curated by Jamie Jones, has just unveiled the complete all-star lineup for the closing party at Paradise's cherished home of DC-10. Jamie and the Paradise team have handpicked some of the finest international talent to play the Wednesday party, which will take place on 27th September. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: September 21, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 21, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

The Tank to Present World Premiere of Corinne Donly's WOOD CALLS OUT TO WOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Tank will present the World Premiere of Corinne Donly's Wood Calls Out to Wood, directed by Sarah Hughes at The Tank's new home at 312 West 36th Street. Performances will be October 27-November 12, Thursday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway's Bart Shatto Belts Out One Showstopper After Another at The Rrazz Room
by Kevin Pollack - Sep 21, 2017

Bart Shatto is a star performer. I first heard Bart with the famed theatrical-rock group The Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He's sung on a couple of their recordings, but toured the country with them for many years, notably singing the songs Old Town Bar seen below. Then I first saw Bart while he played Bud in Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre's fantastic production of The Bridges of Madison County. But Shatto is not only from the world of rock, but the world of theatre, performing in many shows on Broadway & Touring shows including The Civil War, Hands on A Hardbody and Dracula. Shatto also played the pivotal role of Jean Valjean in the Broadway & Touring cast of Les Miserables and played Gus/Growltiger in the National Tour of Cats. (more...)

Rachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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, including Rachel Tucker, a West Side Story 60th Anniversary Celebration, Julia Mattison Is Ruby Manger, Gloria Reuben, Brittain Ashford and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: Justin Trudeau, Whoopi Goldberg, Jordan Fisher Attend WE Day UN in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Yesterday marked the the inaugural WE Day UN event that took place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in NYC. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Celebrate Autumn at Atlanta Botanical Garden!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Enjoy the cooler days and nights of October at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where fall serves up a harvest of fun events. (more...)

Black Sabbath's Bill Ward & More to Be Inducted into Hall of Heavy Metal Fame
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward, Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess, Bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan, and other metal royalty will be featured in the Annual Hall of Heavy Metal History Induction Ceremony. (more...)

PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES Presents 'Havana Time Machine,' 10/6
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The versatile roots-rock music singer embarks on a musical and historical odyssey through the present-day Cuban capital in Havana Time Machine, a US/Cuba collaborative musical showcase premiering as a special co-presentation of Great Performances and Latino Public Broadcasting's VOCES, Friday, October 6 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

BWW Review: Arena Stage Goes Local with NATIVE GARDENS
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 20, 2017

Good cast, good technical work, some funny jokes, but there's something missing. (more...)

Rootfire at the Park to Donate 100% of Ticket Proceeds to Hurricane Irma Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Sticking true to their commitment to community and goal of consistent giving, festival organizers Rootfire, Ineffable Live, and Deuterman Productions have announced that 100% of ticket proceeds from the upcoming Rootfire at the Park will be donated to Hurricane Irma relief efforts. (more...)

La MaMa Presents Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective's DON'T FEED THE INDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La MaMa proudly presents the world premiere of Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective's Don't Feed the Indians: A Divine Comedy Pageant, conceived, written and directed by Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahannock Nations), with musical direction by Kevin Tarrant (Hopi/Ho-Chunk Nations), and featuring an all Native American cast. (more...)

New Season of DIY Network's Hit Series TEXAS FLIP N MOVE Premieres 10/6
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

A new season of DIY Network's breakout hit series TEXAS FLIP N MOVE premieres on Friday, Oct. 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The series follows a cast of real estate risk-takers in the Lone Star State as they compete head-to-head to buy low, work fast and sell high in this property-flipping competition. (more...)

Roger Allam, Stephanie Cole, and More To Join Peter Nichols On Stage At The British Library
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

To mark the 90th birthday, of one of the UK's greatest living playwrights, Peter Nichols, The British Library will be hosting an evening, celebrating the man and his work, on Friday 22 September. (more...)

4th Annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and Michael Campayno
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present the fourth annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards on October 16th at 8pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street. (more...)

Wilkommen! One More Productions presents CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

CABARET opens on September 28 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies. (more...)

WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the 24th Street Theatre in Sacramento October 18-November 19, 2017. (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL, Featuring Cathy Rigby & Pamela Myers, to Bring Christmas Magic to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Launch the holiday season with KRIS KRINGLE The Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), KRIS KRINGLE The Musical plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

Celine Dion Returns to Vegas to Resume Caesars Palace Residency
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Last night, Sept. 19, global music sensation C line Dion returned to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to resume her Las Vegas residency following a sold-out summer tour that played 25 shows in 15 cities across Europe. (more...)

Phish Announces New Year's Eve MSG 2017 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Phish will once again celebrate New Year's Eve with a four-night run at New York City's Madison Square Garden, set for Thursday, December 28th through Sunday, December 31st. The four shows will bring the band's total performances at the world famous arena to a remarkable 56 in the years since their MSG debut in December 1994. (more...)

USM Department of Theatre Slates Identity-Themed 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

USM's Department of Theatre announced its season of performances for the 2017-2018 academic year, which will focus on an overarching theme of 'Identity.' (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

New Chamber Ballet Presents STRAY BIRD Dance Tribute To Composer Ursula Mamlok
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet presents Stray Bird, a site-specific evening of dances to music by URSULA MAMLOK, October 5 at 7 pm and 8:30 pm; and October 6 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm (4 performances) at the German Academy New York, 1014 Fifth Avenue. (more...)

NBC Sports Group Presents Pair of NHL Preseason Games on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Hockey is back as NBC Sports presents a pair of NHL preseason games this week, highlighted by the 2017 Kraft Hockeyville USA matchup featuring the St. Louis Blues and the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, including George Balanchine, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, and Allegra Kent. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Rosalyn Drexler's Play SWEET TOOTH Gets NYC Reading Alongside 'OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Garth Greenan Gallery has announced a special one-night-only reading of Sweet Tooth, a play by Rosalyn Drexler, directed by Dustin Wills, as part of the ongoing exhibition Rosalyn Drexler: Occupational Hazard. (more...)

The Relaunch of a Blast from the Past - Ethel M Chocolates Brings Back Original 1932 Mars Bar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Ethel M Chocolates, a Nevada-based subsidiary of Mars, Inc., and maker of premium gourmet chocolates, has revived the beloved classic Mars Bar under its label. (more...)

Recording Artist Raelynn to Bring Her Music to New York City Fans This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

MSG Live, in association with Chase, announced today that Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville recording artist RaeLynn is set to bring her music to New York City fans this fall. Chase Sound Check RaeLynn is set to take place at the Club Bar & Grill at the legendary venue on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:45PM ET. (more...)

Pegasus Opera Company present CELEBRATE PEGASUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Pegasus Opera Company honours the life of its founder Lloyd Newton and Black History month by staging Celebrate Pegasus! concert on Thursday 5 October at the Actors Church (St Paul's) Covent Garden, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED. The concert will be performed from 7.30-9.30pm with a reception following the concert. (more...)

Matt Doyle and Ali Ewoldt to Perform with New York Pops in Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 27, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 35th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with a concert celebrating the centennial of the birth of the orchestra's founder, Skitch Henderson (1918-2018). (more...)

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe to Speak at SMoCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a moderated conversation with FIFA Women's World Cup Champion and Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m., in the Virginia G. Piper Theater at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. (more...)

Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Bob Wolff to Be Honored by WFUV
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Award-winning PBS News Hour anchors Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the Charles Osgood for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from WFUV Radio (90.7 FM/wfuv.org), the noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for nearly 70 years. (more...)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE NUTCRACKER & COPPELIA to Enchant Festival Ballet Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT), Orange County's resident professional ballet company, has announced its 2017-18 season. The year of classic ballet favorites will begin with Alice In Wonderland on October 14 & 15, followed by The Nutcracker from December 9-24, Coppe lia on March 24 & 25, concluding with Gala of the Stars in August 2018. (more...)

Daphne Guinness' Daphne & The Golden Chord Announce New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Daphne & The Golden Chord the new project from Daphne Guinness will release their new album, the Tony Visconti-produced It's A Riot, on March 30, 2018 via Agent Anonyme/Absolute. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)


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VIDEO: On This Day, September 19- Happy Birthday, Ramin Karimloo!
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2017

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to Ramin Karimloo, who can currently be seen on Broadway as Gleb in the hit musical Anastasia. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 19th, 2017: DESPERATE MEASURES Begins Previews, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces New Tour Cast, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: DESPERATE MEASURES Begins Previews, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces New Tour Cast, and More! (more...)

Gateway's Haunted Playhouse and Not-So-Scary Adventure for Kids Returns
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Long Island's number one haunted attraction, Gateway's Haunted Playhouse, returns for its ninth season of Halloween scares at The Gateway in Bellport from September 22 - November 4. (more...)

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