Luther Broadway


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

(New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Multi-genre musical experience We Shall Overcome comes to Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
On Monday, March 2, 2020, at Carnegie Hall, the Oratorio Society of New York performs the U.S. premiere of a new critical edition of one of the masterpieces of choral music, Brahms's A German Requiem (Ein deutsches Requiem) a?" a work that the organization gave its very first U.S. performance, more than 140 years ago. OSNY Music Director Kent Tritle conducts, and the featured soloists are Susanna Phillips, soprano, and Takaoki Onishi, baritone.
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
National Geographic, with FOX 21 Studios and Imagine Television Studios, announced today that Grammy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated musician Raphael Saadiq has been tapped to serve as executive music producer on GENIUS: ARETHA. Saadiq is responsible for producing, arranging and recording all of the original song elements within the series featuring live performances. The score will be written and produced by multi-Grammy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee Terence Blanchard ('Harriet,' 'BlacKkKlansman').
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
National Geographic, with Fox 21 Studios and Imagine Television Studios, announced today that Grammy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated musician Raphael Saadiq has been tapped to serve as executive music producer on GENIUS: ARETHA. Saadiq is responsible for producing, arranging and recording all of the original song elements within the series featuring live performances. The score will be written and produced by multi-Grammy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee Terence Blanchard ('Harriet,' 'BlacKkKlansman').
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Acclaimed blues-rock guitarist Mike Zito embarks on his 'Rock N' Roll World Tour 2020' (named for his recently-released Ruf Records album) with a local performance as the Mike Zito & Friends: A Tribute To Chuck Berry at Delmar Hall, 6133 Delmar Blvd., Saturday, February 8. Showtime: 8:00pm. Tickets: $25. Info: (314) 726-6161 or visit Joining Zito for this show onstage: Walter Trout, Eric Gales, Robben Ford, Joanna Connor, and Charles Berry III, all who performed on Zito's Chuck Berry Tribute album.
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
The action-packed CINEMAX drama series STRIKE BACK will return for its seventh and final season FRIDAY, FEB. 14 (10:00–11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on CINEMAX. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Below is a list of upcoming shows at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. Tickets for all shows are available online at, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. The patron services office is open Tuesdays through Sundays from noon to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays except when a show is scheduled, for which the box office will open at 4 p.m. Tickets and information are available 24/7 online at
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the Regional Premiere of Kunstler by Jeffrey Sweet, a revealing drama inspired by the real life and career of self-described a?oeradical lawyera?? and Civil Rights activist William Kunstler, who often took unorthodox approaches in the pursuit of justice. Called a?oeEye-openinga?? by The New York Times, this engaging play highlights Kunstler's most famous and controversial cases. Kunstler starts playing in FST's Bowne's Lab Theatre February 19. Tickets are now on sale at (941) 366-9000 or 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Martin's Big Words is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America forever and whose image is depicted by various artists throughout Morven's latest exhibition Dreaming of Utopia: Roosevelt, New Jersey. Children will create a 'big words' collage to take home and inspire big dreams, following the reading.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts and 88.5 FM present American icon and GRAMMY Award-winner Mavis Staples for one-night only on Thursday, February 13 at 8:00pm. Mavis Staples also has the distinction of being in the Blues Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. GRAMMY Award-winning producer and singer-songwriter Son Little will open for Staples.
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Sundance Institute today announced director and producer Leya Hale as the 2020 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship, an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010). The announcement was delivered today at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival by N. Bird Runningwater, Director of the Sundance Institute's Indigenous Program.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The Annenberg Center will present Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing in the premiere of a newly staged theatrical production, Knee Plays, on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8pm at the Harold Prince Theatre. The program, part of the Center's #GLASSFEST celebration, features a rare opportunity to hear Knee Plays from Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach and David Byrne's New Orleans-inspired contribution to Robert Wilson's large scale project, the CIVIL warS. The premiere will be narrated by popular Philadelphia actor Dito van Reigersberg.
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today that the New York premiere of Paradise Lost will extend due to popular demand. Originally scheduled to conclude its run on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, Paradise Lost will now play an additional week, through Sunday, March 1, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Written by award-winning playwright Tom Dulack (Incommunicado, Kennedy Center Prize for New American Drama; Road to Damascus) and directed by Michael Parva (Irena's Vow, Martin Luther on Trial), PARADISE LOST just opened last night, January 22, at Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) for a run through Sunday, February 23, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
LOCKN' has announced an extraordinary initial lineup for the upcoming special edition of the beloved camping festival. Set for June 19-21, 2020, the 8th annual LOCKN' will be an all-star celebration of Phil Lesh's upcoming 80th birthday, taking place as always at Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, LOCKN's 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Thursday January 23 at 12 noon ET.
by David Green - Feb 7, 2020
Direct from the Apollo Theater, A Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald will bring singing greats Patti Austin, Kurt Elling, Monica Mancini, Wé McDonald and Ledisi to the McCallum Theatre for a fantastic night of music by one of the most revered vocalists of our time, at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29. Each performer embodies a different era of the jazz legend's life, intertwined with stories from her debut as a teenager at New York's Apollo Theater to the peak of her fame. The music highlights Ella's greatest hits, including a?oeA Tisket a Tasket,a?? 'Blues in the Night,a?? a?oeMiss Otis Regrets,a?? a?oeYou'll Have to Swing Ita?? and more. The show features the Ella All-Star Band with Shelly Berg, Nathan East, Brian Nova and Gregg Field.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Creative Cauldron will present its first production of 2020, Crowns, February 13 - March 8, written by Regina Taylor and adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Mayberry. When a Brooklyn teen goes to live in South Carolina after the death of her brother she learns the beauty, ceremony and symbolism of hat-wearing from her resilient, southern sisters. This musical draws from the roots of gospel music and traditions of greater African-American Diaspora to weave an inter-generational story of love, joy, and redemption. Crowns has played throughout the country to acclaim, including a sold out run at Arena Stage. Directed by Kara Tameika Watkins and Ian Anthony Coleman, with musical direction by Cedric Lyles. Crowns will be presented at Creative Cauldron, 410 S Maple Ave, Falls Church VA 22046 from February 13 to March 8. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Press night is Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 12th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced that its annual benefit, The Art of Dessert, will return for its 17th year on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Center's Lytton Rancheria Grand Lobby (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa). With generous support from Presenting Sponsor RBC Wealth Management, The Art of Dessert is a memorable evening offering fine dining, exceptional wines, and tantalizing desserts created by famed North Bay pastry artists. Guests will be treated to a special performance by Broadway star and author Sandra Joseph, whose legendary run as a?oeChristine Daaea?? in a?oeThe Phantom of the Operaa?? spanned 10 years and 1,300 performances, earning her the record as the longest-running leading lady in the longest running Broadway show of all time.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
This month and beyond artists at Joe's Pub a?" a program and venue of The Public Theater a?" will honor legends and inspirations from across the universe of music. From shows featuring the indelible classic hits of singers like The Rat Pack, Chaka Kahn, and David Bowie to tributes of Dolly Parton and Bette Midler at the beginning of their careers, audiophiles and nostalgists have plenty to look forward to at Joe's Pub.
by Louis Train - Feb 5, 2020
The theatre shook with applause for Jully Black last night as she opened the musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE at the Winter Garden Theatre. She was one of many in the cast to give powerhouse performances in a dramatically and musically challenging show.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Lisa Fischer who has performed with The Rolling Stones, Luther Vandross and Tina Turner appears at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) on February 22 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $32-$42 and can be purchased at or by calling (973) 313-2787.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Forrest Wiederman has been named Santa Rosa's The Bachelor for The Bachelor Live on Stage coming to the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa) on Sunday, February 16, 2020. MagicSpace Entertainment and producers Mark Swanhart and Guy Phillips present 'Bachelor' franchise fan favorites Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins as co-hosts of The Bachelor Live on Stage. Tickets are available online at
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Audiences can celebrate Valentine's Day, honor Black History Month, and more during Chicago Theatre Week (#CTW20).  With over 120 participating productions, there is something for everyone during Chicago Theatre Week, running February 13-23, 2020. Value-priced tickets, priced at $30, $15, or less, are now available at 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Small Things Theatre today announce the full company for the world première of Cordelia O'Neill's Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough. Kate Budgen directs Gemma Lawrence (Alex) and Huw Parmenter (Rupert). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 6 April, with previews from 1 April, and runs until 25 April.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
PEAK Performances presents two concerts by the United States' only professional piano sextet, Grand Band, a?oethe finest, busiest pianists active in New York's contemporary-classical scenea?? (The New York Times), who arrange and play six pianos in a circle. The unconventional ensemblea?"Erika Dohi, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore, and Isabelle O'Connella?"engulfs the audience in the sonic intensity of four landmark contemporary works, including the iconic and massive Gay Guerilla by a?oebrazen and brillianta?? (The New Yorker) late minimalist composer Julius Eastman. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Bounce will world premiere an original new one-hour special, Bounce Celebrates Black History, paired with a number of popular movies inspired by contributions of African Americans, in honor of Black History Month this month.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, has announced Grammy-nominated musician Tab Benoit, gospel singer and pianist Oleta Adams, The Beach Boys founder Al Jardine and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, January 31 at noon. Tickets will be available at
by Martin Ganeider - Feb 4, 2020
Not sure how to spend Valentines Day? There are plenty of options to spend the afternoon/evening with your beloved one. Apart from all the fine restaurants and Jewellery stores, there is some fine entertainment, offering something for everyone's taste. Here are some of our favorites for Valentine's day.
by Shari Barrett - Feb 3, 2020
The venerated Los Angeles-based Lula Washington Dance Theatre returned to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate its milestone 40th anniversary with a dynamic and powerful program exploring social and humanitarian issues from January 30 through February 1 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. The program, which launched The Lula Washington Dance Theatre's year-long anniversary celebration, included three world premieres and a West Coast premiere, with new works from new voices, some of whom are a generation younger than co-founders Lula and Erwin Washington, which mixed jazz, hip-hop, African movement, ballet, modern, tap and other dance styles to perfection.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
In honor of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday this year, Scottsdale Musical Theater Company will present Sweeney Todd: In Concert on March 31st and April 1st at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score, Sweeney Todd is probably the most impressive and iconic work by Mr. Sondheim.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its 2019-2020 concert season with The Natural Order on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 7:30pm at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall. The concert features the world premieres of two new works commissioned by ACO that explore the complicated relationship between humankind and the natural world a?" Mark Adamo's Last Year: Concerto for Cello and String Orchestra and Nina C. Young's Out of whose womb came the ice. John Luther Adams' Become River, previously announced, will be replaced on the program with Silvestre Revueltas' Colorines.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
The Greenville Section of Jersey City celebrates Women's History Month with a March Greenville Art Walk that focuses on women-owned businesses and showcases mostly female artists. This monthly neighborhood stroll a?" where artists, venues, businesses, residents and visitors come together in one of the oldest urban neighborhoods in New Jersey a?" highlights women empowerment in its March edition, Greenville Art Walk: Women's History Month.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Door Shakespeare, Producing Artistic Director Michael Stebbins, and Managing Director Amy Ensign, has announced the company's 25th Anniversary Summer Season.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Feb 20, 2020
One of the Act 1 numbers in Grumpy Old Men the Musical is titled, 'I Like The Way Things Are'. The lyrics deal with a dislike for change and a strong appreciation for 'the good old days'. This message could also extend to the musical itself. The show is based on the very funny and very popular 1993 movie of the same name starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, and Ann-Margret. It begs the question, why mess with success?
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Premium network EPIX released a brand-new trailer today for the highly anticipated new series, Belgravia – premiering Sunday, April 12th at 9PM ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
Christopher McQuarrie has revealed that Henry Czerny is set to return to the Mission Impossible franchise for its 7th and 8th installments!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Join ROBYN ADELE ANDERSON as she makes her GREEN ROOM 42 debut with unique and incredible jazz renditions of popular songs covering everything from hard rock's System of a Down to Nirvana.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Tippet Rise Art Center today announced the full details of its fifth annual concert season, expanded this year to encompass two dozen wide-ranging programs from July 10 through August 29, 2020. Located on a 12,000-acre working ranch nestled at the foot of Montana's Beartooth Mountains, the art center celebrates the union of music, land, art, and architecture with large-scale sculptures and innovative architectural structures sited across its hills and rolling meadows and seven weeks of concerts performed in the acoustically enveloping Olivier Music Barn and outdoors under the big sky.
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Coming off a phenomenal year of black films, the Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) is raising the bar, and set to give movie-goers a 11-day marathon of offerings from around the Diaspora. PAFF is celebrating its 28th anniversary in grand style with a string of highly-anticipated films, which includes a comedy by the multi-hyphenated host and entertainer Nick Cannon; a feature, executive produced by NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal; plus, a special screening of the action-packed series, “Queen Sono,” out of South Africa, presented by Netflix; and to cap it all off … a film about a wedding! This year's theme is “20/20 Vision,” kicking off the decade with a fresh lens and solidifying its commitment to tell diverse stories with a global, luminous view.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Feb 18, 2020
Surprise! Surprise! Any production based on the life of Martin Luther King is bound to be deep, thought provoking, and moving. The Mountaintop by Katori Hall was no exception. Adding to the drama and emotion, however, was the unexpected humor in Hall's dialogue. This production had the audience bursting with laughter and tears.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Artistic Director, Hunter Foster has announced Redhouse Arts Center's 2020-21 Main Stage Season featuring several Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning productions that are sure to delight audiences of all ages. With every production this season, Redhouse will utilize its versatile theatre space to treat audiences to a thrilling theatre experience. 'We found our audiences really loved the intimacy of our productions, as they did with our musical, Rent', stated Foster. 'Having the actors so close to the audience really elevated the story's emotional level. No other theatre in Central New York gives such an immersive experience to an audience the way Redhouse can, and we want to continue experimenting with our spaces for the 20/21 season', he concluded. Building on this year's success, Redhouse will offer five Main Stage shows with some productions offering an extended three week run.
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Ruth Wilson and Matt Bomer will star in The Book Of Ruth, with Michael Arden directing the feature, according to Deadline. The film is based on the true story of Ruth Coker Burks, a devout Christian divorcée and single mother from Arkansas who became a champion and caregiver for AIDS sufferers in 1980s America.
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
On Thursday, February 13, 2020, the New York-based ensemble Sandbox Percussion releases Andy Akiho's Haiku 2 as a music video and single from its debut album, And That One Too (Coviello Classics).
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Town Hall today revealed the first group of names slated to perform at the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact event in New York City on Friday, February 28, 2020. The line-up includes Grammy-winning singer Leon Bridges, Grammy-nominated recording artist Rapsody, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Andra Day, and Grammy-nominated rapper BJ The Chicago Kid. The Town Hall also announced that activist Martin Luther King III will take the stage to pay tribute to The Lena Horne Prize and its focus on the intersection of arts and activism. See full list of names announced to participate below.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Ledisi, an artist whose music channels gospel, blues, funk and more, makes her debut with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra at Music Hall on Tuesday, February 18 (7:30 pm). Pops Conductor John Morris Russell will lead this soulful, one-night-only concert program that highlights Ledisi's widely acclaimed career and powerhouse vocals. The New Orleans native has released eight studio albums which have garnered twelve GRAMMY nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Orleans Showroom will bring celebrated entertainers to The Orleans Hotel and Casino in March, including the First Ladies of Disco featuring Martha Wash, Linda Clifford and Norma Jean Wright (formerly of Chic), southern rock band 38 Special, R&B and funk group Ohio Players and Grammy Award-winning country band Diamond Rio. March entertainment will also feature free live entertainment at Bourbon Street Lounge, Prime Rib Loft and Bailiwick All American Pub + Eatery throughout the month.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced today that it has added three shows to its 2020 lineup-Grammy Award-winning music group Jesse & Joy Live on Thursday, June 25, the return of The Australian Pink Floyd Show on Tuesday, August 18, and legendary comedian and actor John Cleese on Friday, November 6. Tickets for all shows will be available Friday, February 14 at noon online at, by calling 707-546-3600, or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
To launch its 93rd season, the St. Bart's Players will present a staged, 'concert version' of the Tony Award-winning, and rarely performed, City of Angels. With a bluesy, jazzy score by Cy Coleman, lyrics by David Zippel and a book by Larry Gelbart, City of Angels is a smart and stylish film-noir musical that captures the gritty sights and sounds of Hollywood's classic detective movies.