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BWW Interview: Blake Price, Monty Navarro in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Waterbury's Palace Theater, October 20 - 21.
by Joseph Harrison - Sep 29, 2017

Ever wonder if you might have an unknown rich relative out there sitting on a fortune that could one day be yours? That is exactly what Monty Navarro, the main character in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER discovers, and the lengths he goes to ensure his inheritance and title is secure, is surprising and shocking, yet absolutely hilarious. Playing Monty when A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER stops in Waterbury at the Palace Theater October 20 - 21 will be Blake Price, who sat down with me to talk about this unconventional, yet entertaining show. (more...)

BWW Review: THAT BLOODY WOMAN at Touring New Zealand
by Monica Moore - Sep 22, 2017

'That Bloody Woman' brings a new, fresh vitality to the world stage' It touches the spirit of humanity and packages it in a powerful mix of sexy-punk juxtaposed with the historically authentic, smokey haze, flashy lighting and emotionally charged totally awesome music that will literally rock you. (more...)

Cape Town Fringe Opens In The Mother City in Time for Heritage Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

After months of rehearsing, building stages, scenes, podiums and props, the runway has been prepared and the 2017 Cape Town Fringe Festival has opened in the Mother City in time for the Heritage Day weekend. From 21 September to 8 October, thirteen Cape Town venues will host over one hundred productions, leaving audiences across the city spoiled for choice. (more...)

BWW Review: LABOUR OF LOVE, Noel Coward Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 4, 2017

With This House enjoying an acclaimed revival last year, and Almeida hit Ink now situated just metres away from new offering Labour of Love on St Martin's Lane, the West End currently belongs to the fantastically prolific playwright James Graham. (more...)

Bellamy Brothers Add South Africa & More to World Tour; Announce 2018 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Bellamy Brothers will perform in South Africa, Namibia and Sri Lanka as the international icons add dates to their current world tour. (more...)

Consumer Watchdog: Backpage's Court Settlement with Three of Its Sex Trafficking Victims Won't Stop Bipartisan Efforts to Amend Internet Law Allowing Such Websites to B
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

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African Tour Dates for American Pop and Country Music Duo The Bellamy Brothers' LET YOUR LOVE FLOW Tour Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2017

Lefra Productions is proud to announce that the American pop and country favourites, The Bellamy Brothers, will be touring South Africa and Namibia in November 2017. The well-known South African country singer, Jason Bradley, will serve as the opening act for The Bellamy Brothers. (more...)

Nai Palm Of Hiatus Kaiyote Releases First Solo Album Needle Paw Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Nai Palm lead singer and composer of R&B future soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote releases her first solo album Needle Paw today via Sony Music Masterworks (more...)

BWW Review: DRYGATE COMEDY, Drygate, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 4, 2017

Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate brings together the very best craft beer, fearless food for the soul and strong intelligent comedy with a quality blend of up and coming comedians and the finest established comics in an intimate Comedy Club. (more...)

A Festive Meal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

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BWW Review: Southwestern Students Shine in Michael Frayn's NOISES OFF
by Joni Lorraine - Nov 24, 2017

Noises Off is an appealing night of relentless shenanigans that makes for delightful entertainment (more...)

A Festive Meal to Remember
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

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Rambus Teams with eftpos for Android Pay in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

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Rambus Teams with eftpos for Android Pay in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

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The Razer Phone: The Ultimate In Mobile Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

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Jeannie Mai Receives Answers Surrounding A Mysterious Family Death in New Clip From HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

In Wednesday's season 3 finale, 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Teresa Giudice struggles to hold it together as Tyler connects to her recently deceased mother. Tyler uncovers a treasure trove of family SECRETS via messages from the grave as he sits down with 'The Real' star Jeannie Mai and the woman who's been keeping them - Jeannie's mother. Pop music legend La Toya Jackson finally finds the closure she's been looking for as Tyler answers the question all of America is asking: 'What were Michael's final thoughts before he died?' (more...)

Resistance Ibiza Announces Full Lineup and Programming For 9-Week 2018 Season
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2018

RESISTANCE Ibiza has announced the full line-up for its mammoth nine-week residency at the biggest club in the world, Privilege. The monumental residency will begin with the Opening Party on 17 July and runs every Tuesday until the massive residency closing party on 11 September.  (more...)

Freeform Renews SIREN For Second Season + New Series Announcements
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018

Freeform President Tom Ascheim and Executive Vice President of Programming and Development Karey Burke will unveil today the new and returning projects for The Walt Disney Company's young adult cable network at the combined Disney|ABC Television's presentation for the national advertising community at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall.   (more...)

Freeform Orders EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OKAY Pilot from Critically-Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2018

Today, Freeform announced a pilot order for “Everything's Gonna Be Okay,” a half-hour comedy from “Please Like Me” creator, writer and comedian Josh Thomas. The pilot introduces Nicholas, a typical 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, who is not particularly helpful in raising his siblings, one of which has autism. However, when their dad becomes terminally ill, the girls have to cope with not only a devastating loss but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to hold it all together. (more...)

La Toya Jackson Gets Clarity On A Loved Ones Passing In New HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM WITH TYLER HENRY Clip
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM WITH TYLER HENRY' SEASON 3 FINALE AIRS WEDNESDAY AT 9 PM ET/PT ONLY ON E! (more...)

Van Morrison Joins Forces with Jazz Organ Virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco on New Studio Album from Legacy Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Van Morrison's new 39th studio album, You're Driving Me Crazy, a musical collaboration with Hammond organ virtuoso and trumpet master Joey DeFrancesco, on Friday, April 27. (more...)

Podcast: On 'Keith Price's Curtain Call,' Chita Rivera and Bebe Neuwirth Discuss their Upcoming 54 Below Shows
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Mar 5, 2018

I get so many great opportunities to chat with the legends, and under normal circumstances, I try to hold it together. Holding my Broadway fan boy energy at a safe distance, while maintaining a professional and coherent conversation with probing questions is something that I try to balance with every interview that I do. However, when you are in the room with 2x Tony Award Winning actress, singer, dancer, Chita Rivera, AND 2x Tony and Emmy Award Winning, dancer, actress, singer, Bebe Neuwirth, the balancing act is soooooooooo hard. (more...)

CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fame 2018 Class
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Country Music Association held a press conference this morning to announce the 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame-Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West. (more...)

BWW TV: For the First Time In... Ever, Go Inside Opening Night of FROZEN on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 23, 2018

We can't hold it back anymore... our excitement about Frozen on Broadway that is. Last night, the cast and creative team of Disney's newest musical celebrated opening night at the St. James Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities. Below, watch as we catch up with Broadway's newest heroines, Caissie Levy and Patti Murin, plus the rest of the gang! (more...)

The California Honeydrops New Track LIVE LEARN Debuts at No Depression
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

“Live Learn,” the second track from The California Honeydrops' upcoming album, premieres at No Depression who call it, “a playful tune that's impossible not to dance along to,” furthering, “[it] opens with a plunking bass before lead singer Lech Wierzynski joins in on a call-and-response banter with the bass, even as a bright guitar riff adds some tasty seasoning to the bubbling stew.” (more...)

BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Can You Spell Awesome?
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 8, 2018

The Georgetown Palace Theatre has a reputation for doing the big, classic musicals, those huge shows that are barely contained within the walls of the Springer Stage. In contrast 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is a modern show with an ensemble cast of just nine actors (a very small cast by Palace standards) it certainly overwhelms in entertainment value. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Deaths of Kate Spade & Anthony Bourdain
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have left many people baffled. How could two people who seemed to have it all, who showed no external signs of despair, who brought so much joy to others, take their own lives? (more...)

INSITU Announces 2018 Audience Movement Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018

INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, named by the New York Times as one of '15 Summer Dance Festivals, Portland to Vail' to see this summer, announces four audience movement workshops. Festival attendees are encouraged to participate in four short, fun workshops, guided by 2017 INSITU festival choreographers at the end of three performance sequences at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on August 4 and 5, 2018 in all four parks. 'We wanted festival goers to experience the choreographic process firsthand at this year's festival,' says Svea Schneider, founder and artistic director of INSITU. 'Participants will experience four unique ways of creating a dance work through these guided experiences.' (more...)

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases Solo Album POST TRAUMATIC
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Linkin Park co-lead singer Mike Shinoda has unveiled his highly-anticipated full-length solo album, Post Traumatic, available now on Warner Bros. Records. The deeply personal 16-track record makes its debut to unanimous acclaim, earning early praise from the likes of NME, Variety, NPR, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Complex, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Associated Presswho attests, “it's a remarkably honest and intense record.” In support, Shinoda will perform a handful of solo shows this summer, including one-off performances in Los Angeles and New York City, plus festival sets at Reading and Leeds (UK) and Summer Sonic (Japan). Stay tuned for additional dates to be announced. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD at ASB Waterfront Theatre
by Monica Moore - Jun 15, 2018

Auckland Theatre Company's 'The Cherry Orchard' infuses New Zealand society into Chekhov's masterpiece. This intricate labyrinthine highlights the human condition of our contemporary society through a lens of ordinary time. (more...)

INSITU 2018 Announces Audience Movement Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, named by the New York Times as one of '15 Summer Dance Festivals, Portland to Vail' to see this summer, announces four audience movement workshops. Festival attendees are encouraged to participate in four short, fun workshops, guided by 2017 INSITU festival choreographers at the end of three performance sequences at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on August 4 and 5, 2018 in all four parks. (more...)

Review Roundup: Barrington Stage's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY With Music and Lyrics by William Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Performances run through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Malu Trevejo Voids Her Recording Contract And Files Lawsuit Against Universal Music Latino
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Maria Luisa Trevejo, better known as Malu Trevejo, has sued Universal Music Latino after her attorneys sent notice to disaffirm her exclusive recording agreement. Malu, now 15, was only 14 when she entered into the agreement and has the legal right to declare the agreement void due to Universal´s failure to have the agreement ratified by the court. Malu is not the first minor in the music business to adopt such measures, but in fact follows the line of several predecessors such as Lil Pump and the late xxxtentacion, both artists which have taken similar actions against their labels. (more...)

Review Roundup: Did the Critics Lay All Their Love on MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN?
by Review Roundups - Jul 17, 2018

Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again! Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston presents ESTHER & JONAH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Ars Lyrica Houston presents the fourth concert of the 2017/2018 Artful Women season with Esther & Jonah in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center on Friday, February 16 at 7:30pm. Produced in collaboration with Bach Society Houston as part of the 2018 Houston Early Music Festival, this program comprises two concise music dramas from opposite ends of the 18th century: G. F. Handel's Esther (1718) and Samuel Felsted's Jonah (1775). (more...)

Theatre UCF's Production Of Pentecost Paints Cultural Diversity In New Light
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Theatre UCF presents Pentecost, a production that finds religious, political and scholarly individuals going head-to-head for claim of a newly discovered fresco on a nondescript church ceiling in Eastern Europe. The various groups battle over the validity and possible historical significance of the fresco until twelve refugees storm the church and hold it hostage for asylum. The explosive drama touches on the value of cultural diversity in topical ways. Pentecost will open on Thursday, January 25 and run through Sunday, February 4 in the Theatre UCF Main Stage. (more...)

Dan Sultan Announces Intimate 'Killer' Solo Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2018

The notion of slowing down isn't particularly suitable when describing Dan Sultan, who today announces he will hit the road for a run of intimate theatre shows throughout regional and metro centres from March through to June. The Killer Solo Tour will see the Melbourne musician strip things back to basics just Dan Sultan, his piano and guitar for a 18-date tour taking in Hobart, Wollongong, Townsville and plenty more! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

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BWW Review: THE CAPTIVE QUEEN, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 8, 2018

A retitled production of John Dryden's 1675 play Aureng-zebe, The Captive Queen continues the Globe's winter season and acts as a swansong for Northern Broadsides' Barrie Rutter. The artistic director takes the role of the Emperor and also directs for the company for the final time. A rarely performed play, this project has been in the works for some time and is something of a labour of love for Rutter and his company. (more...)

Deloitte Government Tech Trends 2018: How Government Organizations Can Bring Together Strategy, Technology and Operations in 'The Symphonic Enterprise'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

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Female Comedy Band THE BIG DITTIES Release MORE THAN SAD (A Donald Trump Dittie)
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

While this week we're celebrating our country's rich history of distinguished gentlemen who've held the title of POTUS, The Big Ditties have no time for that shit. Instead they're throwing a bitch slap at Not-My-President Trump with their latest fiasco 'More Than SAD!' (A Donald Trump Dittie). A perfect parody of the classic power ballad song and video 'More Than Words' from ultra-sensitive hair metal boys Extreme, The Ditties have replaced all of the lyrics with smash hits and deep cuts from Donald Trump's Twitter account. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Seattle (more...)

Brian Setzer Announces ROCKABILLY RIOT! U.S. Summer Tour
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Ain't nothing like the sizzling sound of rockabilly, and BRIAN SETZER always amps it up with his rockin' style and guitar assault to leave audiences smiling. Beginning June 1 in Santa Ynez, CA, the iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy Award-winner will kick off his 2018 'ROCKABILLY RIOT!' Summer Tour. The U.S. dates will hit Sacramento, Napa, Austin, Tulsa, Atlanta, Charleston and Atlantic City, among other markets, before wrapping June 24 in the Boston area at the Lowell Summer Music Series Outdoors (see the full itinerary below). Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, February 16 at10:00am, local time.  (more...)

Inventors Develop Chicken Bathing Device (POO-297)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

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BWW Review: A FUNNY THING (ABSOLUTELY) HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM at the Garry Marshall Theatre!
by Aimee Curameng - Dec 14, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre (formerly the Falcon Theatre) is currently home to a new, hilarious revival of the Stephen Sondheim classic A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH Panto Makes Laguna Playhouse Merry
by Michael Quintos - Dec 12, 2017

The silly, family-friendly fun of those British-borne Pantos are back for a third holiday season in row at Orange County's Laguna Playhouse, this time with a story wrapped around the infamous tale of a smart-aleck street urchin (Jason Gotay) who discovers a magic lamp hiding a genie that grants wishes. Filled with slapstick humor, cleverly repurposed pop songs, and a seemingly endless parade of dad jokes, Lythgoe Family Panto's amusing new production ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH continues its playfully droll run through December 31. Campy and whimsical in the most G-rated way possible, this playfully safe yet still irresistibly entertaining musical comedy is all just silly, mirthful fun designed to keep kids enthralled and their parents snickering. (more...)

The California Honeydrops's CALL IT HOME Vol. 1 & 2 Out Now
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

The California Honeydrops' seventh album (and first double album), Call It Home: Vol. 1 & 2, is out now via Tubtone Records. The record debuts at Billboard, who proclaims that it, “represents a new level of ambition…” Album purchase available here.  (more...)

Teresa Giudice Connects With Late Mom In Season Finale of HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM WITH TYLER HENRY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

'HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM WITH TYLER HENRY' SEAON 3 FINALE AIRS WEDNESDAY AT 9 PM ET/PT ONLY ON E! (more...)

Dan Sultan Announces Collaborative EP KILLER UNDER A BLOOD MOON + DROVER Feat. Dave Le'aupepe, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Liberation Records is thrilled to share news of Dan Sultan's forthcoming collaborative EP, Killer Under A Blood Moon, set to land on May 18. This special release features four selected tracks from Sultan's ARIA-Award nominated LP Killer, reinterpreted by Dan and some of the brightest and most important names in Australian music: A.B. Original, Camp Cope, Meg Mac and Gang Of Youths front man Dave Le'aupepe. (more...)

Doreen Tipton Wins Best Pantomime Newcomer For Role In ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2018

Doreen Tipton has been crowned Best Pantomime Newcomer at the Great British Pantomime Awards for her role as the Lazy Empress Of China in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's 2016/17 pantomime, Aladdin. The Great British Pantomime Awards was launched this year to celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements across the country for the 2016/17 pantomime season. Held at London's Theatre Café on Shaftesbury Avenue in the West End,Doreen Tipton and Grand Theatre Chief Executive Adrian Jackson accepted the award from host Christopher Biggins, who himself appeared in a production of Aladdin at the Grand Theatre in 2010/11. (more...)

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