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One remarkable dance team. One big chance. One small twist. You gotta be over 60.

From the director/choreographer of Kinky Boots comes the incredible true story of ten determined dreamers who audition to dance at half time for a major basketball team. They have three things in common: they love to dance, they have something to prove, and they are all over 60. It isn't until they make the cut that they find out they won't be dancing tap, salsa or swing—they are going to bring down the house with a style that's entirely new to them: hip hop. Don't miss this original Broadway-bound musical about a group of ordinary seniors with extraordinary dreams as they battle prejudice, self-doubt and each other for a chance to bust a move at center court in front of 20 thousand screaming fans.

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
Casting has been completed for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man with Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner joining as understudies. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 7th. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020
The Dallas Sidekicks Dancers, a professional dance team supporting the Dallas Sidekicks of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL), have announced their 2020-2021 Dance Team.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2020
Bob Martin, book writer for Broadway musicals such as The Prom and The Drowsy Chaperone, has signed with Verve.
by Alan Henry - Sep 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning icons of the stage and screen Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth Leavel will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2020
Musical powerhouse Marisha Wallace announces a double single release, 'Before I Go' and 'Climb Every Mountain', out now. The tracks are taken from her upcoming debut Decca album, 'Tomorrow' out on 27th November.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020
FLIP IT springs from the profound notion that art and connection can be employed to make change. We must engage people of all ages in the noble work of activism, and they believe that — with your help — we can flip the Senate and move our country toward a more equitable future. By taking class with their choreographers, you too can help FLIP IT.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021
Thoughts of a Colored Man officially opens on Broadway on October 13, at the John Golden Theatre. Meet the cast and learn more about who is starring in the play!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 8, 2021
Today's episode features Dori Berinstein- a four-time Tony-winning Broadway producer, an Emmy-award-winning director, producer and writer of film and television, a Golden Globe Nominee and the founder and CEO of The Broadway Podcast Network.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021
Broadway’s TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL welcomed its new leading lady Nkeki Obi-Melekwe to the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Stage last night! Check out photos of her first curtain call!
by Alan Portner - Nov 24, 2021
New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park has opened an original and very enjoyable, new production, entitled “Johnny & June.” The show is a country music tribute concert to Johnny & June Carter Cash with Scott Moreau and Ashley Pankow as the title characters and with Cathy Barnett as comedian Minnie Pearl along with a five piece band.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Nov 23, 2020
“At Good Theater we have put ourselves in mothballs, declares Executive/Artistic Director Brian P. Allen. Maine State Music Theatre’s Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark concurs, “ For me the hardest part is the feeling of treading water.” “My Grandfather taught me that life was a staircase,” Clark recounts. “He would say,’ Always make sure you are moving forward; if you have to stay on a step for a while, no big deal. Try not to take a step backwards, but if you have to, figure out why, fix it, and keep moving forward.’ Right now,” Clark says sadly, “it does not feel possible to keep climbing. Everything is stacked against us and all the people we need to help us.”” On a brisk fall day nine months into the pandemic the two are taking a moment to share their experiences in this unprecedented time of crisis – a crisis that has shuttered their theatres and forced them to engage all their energies in survival of the institutions and the art form they love.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 20, 2020
Artist/producer, Galimatias, today releases his smooth new single 'Shy Dancer,' the latest in his ever-evolving quest to create something especially new and polished - though distinctly homegrown.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe is an original Broadway cast member of TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, which marks her Broadway debut, after drawing rave reviews for her portrayal of the iconic Tina Turner in the West End production.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 16, 2020
Today (November 16) in live streaming: Lillias White sings with Seth Rudetsky, Alice Ripley in concert, and so much more!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 16, 2020
Her concert re-airs today at 3pm and is now available On Demand, get your tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of your favorite stars' latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On November 12, he chatted with Tony winner Lillias White. Lillias will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, November 15 (8pm) and Monday, November 16 (3pm).
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 14, 2020
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, November 7-8, 2020.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 12, 2020
Tune in right here as he chats with Tony winner Lillias White. Lillias will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, November 15 (8pm) and Monday, November 16 (3pm).
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022
A blockbuster season is in store for Theatre in the Park's 53rd OUTDOOR season with five premiere musicals this summer! Never in TIP's history has the entire OUTDOOR season featured all new productions on its stage in Shawnee Mission Park.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 28, 2021
The Vancouver tear-down, previously the band’s headquarters for producing music, videos, and clothing, was slowly evacuated, as members moved out in advance of the inevitable; another casualty of Vancouver’s merciless housing market. N0V3L, once a concentrated machine, is now spread across the western province of British Columbia.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 28, 2021
Set to be released on August 27th, Through the Mirror is part indie rock nirvana—the state of being more so than the band—and part reaction to an uber-politicized world. “It’s that social dilemma,” says Vines. “People get in their hall of mirrors and maybe they’re not looking at reality.”
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022
A blockbuster season is in store for Theatre in the Park's 53rd outdoor season with five premiere musicals this summer! Never in TIP's history has the entire outdoor season featured all new productions on its stage in Shawnee Mission Park.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022
John Tejada’s forthcoming release, Sleepwalker, a hypnotic full length album due out on March 18, 2022, continues where 2021's Year Of The Living Dead left off. Last year’s LP was created during the most troublesome part of our pandemic lockdown, illustrating the anxieties, uncertainties, and isolation felt by so many. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2021
Casa Mañana's Reid Cabaret Theatre and Frank Kent Cadillac present a Wishing Star production of Always...Patsy Cline April 15-25, 2021. Tickets are on sale now.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 17, 2021
NON-FICTION was written between 2017 and 2020, and recorded on a Tascam-388 in the band’s since-torn-down rental home.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021
After a summer of no musical theatre on the stage in Shawnee Mission Park, Theatre in the Park (TIP) opens its 2021 season with one of the most popular musicals in recent history. “Mamma Mia” takes the stage on June 4 and will play for seven performances through June 12.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021
After a year of pandemic and no live theatre, Theatre in the Park has returned providing live entertainment for the community!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022
ChimyTina, the viral vocal-bass duo known for their innovative arrangements of jazz classics, remarkable interplay and creative DIY-approach return with their new full length album Constellations.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
Theatre in the Park continues its season of premieres with Disney's “The Descendants” opening Friday, June 17 and continuing with six additional performances Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 and the following week Wednesday, June 22 through Saturday, June 25.
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022
The record features many of his greatest hits and fan favourites, all re-recorded and newly orchestrated with the Metropole Orkest. Opening with two nights at London’s The O2, the autumn arena tour will be a joyous celebration of Robbie’s 25 years as a solo artist. The tour will then take in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022
In celebration of Peninsula Ballet Theatre's 55th anniversary season, the company today announced the launch of a significant new dance initiative, the Peninsula International Dance Festival (PIDF), scheduled for two performances Saturday, July 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 17 at 2 p.m. at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 North Delaware Street.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2021
Donate packages of toilet paper and enjoy free popcorn and a fun evening at Theatre in the Park during the new musical Half Time- Gotta Dance July 16-18, and a July 21-24. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022
In celebration of 89 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), the summer schedule has been announced for Theatre By The Sea’s 2022 Children’s Festival. Performances will be held on select Fridays in July and August. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021
The 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre is the latest accolade for Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields, fresh from his critically-acclaimed turn as King Lear at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
When a group of folks (all over the age of 60) decide they are going to audition for a dance squad that will perform in front of 20,000 spectators at a major league basketball half-time show... and they get CHOSEN... and they learn the dance they will be performing is HIP-HOP... well, let your mind wander!
by Michael Major - Jan 7, 2022
‘Lights’ rolls out on pulsating sub basses sitting underneath the mix as its orchestral first breakdown takes you deep into the record with each rhythmic wave. Slipping into half-time midway through, punctuated by spoken samples, Tom Finster flexes his production from the track’s start to finish. Watch a new visual for the track now!
by Michael Major - Jan 7, 2022
Heifetz recorded with an all-star band of legendary musicians including Dennis Crouch (Time Jumpers), Jeff Taylor (Time Jumpers), Jimmy Lester (Los Straitjackets), Jack Lawr​​ence (Raconteurs), and JJ Tourville (Deslondes.) Not long after, the record was mixed by Tokic and mastered by Americana veteran John Baldwin. Listen to the lead single now!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 7, 2021
'We need puppies now more than ever!' said everyone. Have no fear because television's cutest sports competition and the original call-to-adoption TV event, PUPPY BOWL, returns on Sunday, February 7 for the biggest, most exciting game to date,
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 5, 2022
Today’s subject Kenny Seymour is currently living his theatre life being immersed with the Motown Sound as the Musical Supervisor and Arranger for the US National Tour of Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations while still serving as the show’s Musical Director on Broadway. The touring version can be seen through January 16th in the Opera House at Kennedy Center. Coincidentally, the show closes on Broadway the same day.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 7, 2022
Craft Hall and Pennsylvania SPCA are teaming up to present the first-ever Philadelphia Bark Bowl on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from Noon to 2:00pm.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2020
Nineteen 98 Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co. presents the Australian premiere of Half Time a new musical directed by Helen Dallimore and starring some of Australia's most treasured performers including Nancye Hayes AM, Stefanie Jones, Donna Lee, Wendy-Lee Purdy and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022
The 92nd Street Y, New York will present their highly anticipated free screening of the new documentary PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION followed by a talkback with filmmakers Jody Gottfried Arnhold and esteemed guests on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 5pm at Kaufmann Concert Hall.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, the first production of Paper Mill’s 2022-2023 season. The production will feature Linedy Genao (On Your Feet! on Broadway) as Gloria, and Brandon Espinoza (Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants) as Emilio.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022
Broadway veteran Kurt Peterson (Dear World, Follies) will appear in the NYC concert debut of Proud Ladies at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 W. 67th St.) on Monday, October 10 at 7:00pm. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
When the curtain goes up at the Rochester Fringe Festival this fall, The Focus Theater will open its doors for the first time as an official Fringe venue in a sensational, brand-new location. This new theater has a fully accessible, beautifully appointed, performance space featuring an intimate, 90-seat theatre with professional sound and lighting.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Half Time is the incredible true story of ten ordinary seniors with extraordinary dreams who audition to dance at halftime for a major basketball team. Only after making the cut do they learn they won't be dancing tap, salsa, or swing – instead, they will bring down the house with a style that is entirely new to them: hip-hop.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2022
ChimyTina, the viral vocal-bass duo known for their innovative arrangements of jazz classics, remarkable interplay and creative DIY-approach return with their new full length album Constellations.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022
Today Nelda Studios, an Austin, Texas-based media company and philanthropic organization that lifts, nurtures and expands opportunities for creativity and the arts, announces its official public launch. Philanthropists Karl and Nelda Buckman began producing media content in 2018. Compelled by diminishing support for the arts, they founded Nelda Studios in 2022 with a broader mission to support art and creativity through original media productions, philanthropy, and community outreach.