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Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (Mountain View, CA, )
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A musical celebration that chronicles the birth of rock 'n' roll, Memphis follows a deejay who dared to play the music of black and white America together.


John Lee Hooker to be Celebrated with Career-Spanning Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Bicycle Music, is proud to announce the release of King Of The Boogie, a career-spanning retrospective, honoring blues icon John Lee Hooker. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gloria and Emilio Estefan Join Cast of ON YOUR FEET for Final Broadway Bows!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 21, 2017

After 780 performances in New York (34 previews and 746 regular performances), the Broadway production of ON YOUR FEET! played its final performance at the Marquis Theatre yesterday, August 20, 2017, ahead of the show's 80-week First National Tour and International Premiere, both kicking off this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: MEMPHIS Makes Rock and Roll History in Kick-Off to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The curtain goes up on a new season at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre with "Memphis." Presented by PinnWorth Productions, this hit Broadway musical offers up a dramatized account of the roots of rock and roll and radio's role in embracing the new sounds that transformed the country. Dates and show times are: Fridays, Sept. 8 and 15 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sept. 9 and 16 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Sept. 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Sept. 8. (more...)

John Michael Montgomery & More to Perform on Upcoming 'Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Webster PR's roster of John Michael Montgomery, Baillie & the Boys, Tommy Roe and Mark Wills will appear and perform on upcoming episodes of “Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville.” (more...)

New England Debut of CLUE Headlines Cape Playhouse's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2018 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 92nd season. (more...)

Grammy-Winner Lady Rizo's Indigo Out Today + Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

With the support of her fans and critics, the wildly creative, Grammy award winning Lady Rizo released her second studio album, Indigo, with Culture Collide. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheaterLab presents LAST DITCH PLAYLIST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

LAST DITCH PLAYLIST, a new play by Brad Baron, who is also featured in the production along with Ross McCorkell, Amy Stringer and Dontonio Demarco will be presented on August 17, 18 and 19 (Thursday - Saturday) at 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday, August 20 at 2:00 p.m. at Theaterlab, located at 357 West 36th Street, 3rd floor, between 8th and 9th Avenues. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/975828.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Barn Stage Company in association with Temecula Presents present the West Coast Regional Premiere of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, on the Old Town Temecula Community Theatre stage from August 17th to the 27th. Join The Barn Stage Company for this delightfully imaginative production, perfect for the whole family! (more...)

Bluebird Network Launches The Connected World SaaS Platform
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Author of Civil Rights Baby Offers a Prescription for Racial Healing: R-R-R
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces September Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has announced September 2017 highlights! Check out the listings below! (more...)

Vaneese Thomas to Celebrate Women of Soul at the Halloran Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

???????The On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series kicks off with "A Tribute to the Women of Soul" by VANEESE THOMAS with special guest CARLA THOMAS on Friday, September 8th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now for this memorable evening of music. (more...)

2018 Season Announced at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2018 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 92nd season. The six-play schedule will feature three plays and three musicals-including three Playhouse premieres-in a season featuring Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning shows and the New England premiere of an exciting new production of the classic movie Clue.  (more...)

Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 11 am - show time daily or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

eSolutions Announces Acquisition of RemitDATA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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NYC Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Elvis' Death Today with Free Concert on 2nd Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

New York City will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, 'The King of Rock and Roll' with a free concert and a New York City restaurant chef will be giving out Elvis' favorite free fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 45th Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 5 through October 8. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THE TOXIC AVENGER, Pleasance One
by Gregor Dickson - Aug 16, 2017

Based on the 1984 cult movie of the same name and following a successful run at London's Southwark Playhouse, the rock musical comes to the Edinburgh Fringe prior to returning to London for a limited run at the Arts Theatre in autumn 2017. (more...)

Palo Alto Players presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Palo Alto Players opens its 2017-18 season with the South Bay regional premiere of Million Dollar Quartet, the high voltage Broadway musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night of musical magic.  Million Dollar Quartet is directed by Jeffrey Bracco, musically directed by Katie Coleman, and features a cast of local Bay Area actors and musicians playing instruments live on stage as their iconic characters.  Million Dollar Quartet runs September 15 - October 1 at the Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For information or tickets, visit paplayers.org or call 650.329.0891. (more...)

NYC to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Elvis' Death with Free Concert and Favorite Sandwich
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

New York City will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, 'The King of Rock and Roll' with a free concert and a New York City restaurant chef will be giving out Elvis' favorite free fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches and look a likes singing on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. (more...)

Houston Symphony Pays Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Houston Symphony will kick off the 2017-18 BBVA Compass POPS Series with Ella at 100, a celebration of jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald during her 100th birthday year. Led by Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke in the first concert of his inaugural season, the program will feature Fitzgerald favorites including 'Dream a Little Dream of Me,' 'It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' and 'Summertime.' (more...)

THIS IS US Season One DVD & Soundtrack Available This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

THIS IS US (Music from the Series), a companion to the show America loves, is available September 15 via UMe. This Is Us: The Complete First Season will be available on DVD three days earlier so fans can relive all the moments along with the music from the hit show. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for WAITRESS at the Orpheum This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced WAITRESS, the new Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture, will play the Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis) for a limited one-week engagement as part of the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season Nov. 21-26, 2017. (more...)

Winter Park Playhouse Pays Tribute to Neil Diamond 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse will present another popular 'One-Night-Only' event, Saturday October 21,2017 at 7:30p.m. featuring David Jericko and The Crew, who will perform Solitary Man: A Tribute to Neil Diamond. Net proceeds will go to support the quality musical programming on The Playhouse Mainstage and out in the community.  (more...)

Billy Burnette Releases 'Crazy Like Me' Memoir + Prepares New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

For the very first time, the award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musical journey man shares each step of his fascinating five-decade career via the memoir, Crazy Like Me: From Memphis and the Rock 'N Roll Trio To Fleetwood Mac. (more...)

Sleep Signals Announce The Autumn Rebellion Tour with The Scars Heal In Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Minneapolis, MN-based rockers Sleep Signals have announced their album, At the End of the World, produced by Justin Rimer (Saving Abel, 12 Stones) will release on September 8, 2017 to all digital outlets. (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Play THE FLICK Coming to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

This 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes place in a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, where three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film theatres in the state named The Flick. (more...)

The Mersey Beatles to Return to the Halloran Centre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Following the success of their 2016 U.S. debut tour including a sold-out show in Memphis, The Mersey Beatles, an all-Liverpool-born Beatles tribute band and the house band for over a decade at the world-famous Cavern Club, will return to the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum to perform their New Hits show. The concert will take place Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The Centre is at 225 S. Main Street Memphis, TN 38103. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. (more...)

SISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy Sister Act, featuring an infectious score by Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken. Based on the hit 1992 film, this musical will fill the round stage with saintly sisters for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of Sister Act are Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Doo-Wop, Citizen Cope, Kristin Chenoweth, Boyz II Men and More on Sale at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New show on sale at bergenPAC: Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop & Rock N' Roll, presented by LAR Enterprises on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at 7 p.m.; Citizen Cope: An Intimate Solo/Acoustic Performance on Nov. 10, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Freestyle Holiday Jam on Nov. 24, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Los Mejor de Los '90s on Nov. 25 at 8 p.m.; The Maccabeats on Dec. 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.; An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth on Dec. 10, 2017 at 8 p.m.; The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash on Jan. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m.; Boyz II Men on Feb. 17, 2018 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Asian Star of THE LITTLE MERMAID Faces Discrimination on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

Diana Huey is currently starring in the national tour of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, and according to Gusto, the Asian actress is facing unfair criticism based solely on her race. (more...)

Anatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2017

When Disney's Aladdin hit theaters in summer of 1992, the tale transported audiences to a whole new world of wonder, love, and adventure through the fictional streets of Agrabah. Following the titular street rat, Aladdin, from bread thief to Prince Ali, audiences were instantly captivated by the story, the characters, and most notably, the songs. (more...)


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Will You Win a Golden Ticket? Digital Lottery Launches Today for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a digital lottery on Friday, August 11, 2017, making a limited number of $40 tickets available for all performances. (more...)

VIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White Way
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raise a glass to the stars of the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville in this behind-the-scenes look at how they're feeling about heading to the Great White Way! (more...)

DISENCHANTED! and More Set for Halloran Centre's New Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Today, the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum announced a new theatre series as part of the On Stage at the Halloran Centre programming. Three shows comprise this inaugural series that will run December through March 2018. (more...)

You're Invited to an Unforgettable Wedding in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

It's like 'Modern Family' meets wedding party drama when Saugatuck Center for the Arts' Mason Street Warehouse (MSW) theatre company presents It Shoulda Been You, a musical comedy about an unforgettable wedding day with a game-changing plot twist. (more...)

Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The original movie was met with rave reviews, instantly becoming a fan favorite and ultimately a cult classic. Over the years, the media has lauded it a 'turning point in movie history' and a 'game changer.' It is the movie 'Two Can Play That Game.' Now, an adaptation of the hit movie will be hitting the stage and touring across the country. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Arrive in Toronto This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Drayton Entertainment will bring their popular production of the world-wide smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Toronto. Written by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, the Drayton Entertainment production is directed by Alex Mustakas, the company's artistic director. (more...)

Memphis Soul and R&B Revue Comes to the Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

This live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the documentary film Take Me to the River comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors in Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors in Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors in Vermont
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

Lady Rizo Releases Newest Single 'Sometimes The Sky's Too Bright'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Grammy Award winning cabaret chanteuse- Lady Rizo releases her second single “Sometimes the Sky's Too Bright” from her second studio album, Indigo, out August 18th, 2017, following her Red, White and Indigo residency shows at Joe's Pub (NYC) in March and the Soho Theatre (London) in July. The baroque tones that beckon listeners in on “Sometimes The Sky's Too Bright” push open a window into the world of Lady Rizo.  (more...)

EdR Completes Latest Phase of University of Kentucky On-Campus Transformation with Opening of University Flats and Lewis Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

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Pink Martini, Abba Mania, Les Ballets Trockedero and More Coming to King Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Ten new shows have just been announced at the King Center for the Performing Arts, including Decades Rewind, Pink Martini, Take Me to the River, Martin Sexton, Abba Mania, Daniel O'Donnell, Yamato, Stayin Alive, Les Ballets Trockedero, and Howie Mandel. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Baeble Music Premieres Elliot Root's 'Stay'; Debut LP 'Conjure' Out 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

In anticipation of Conjure, the debut full-length record from up and coming Nashville band Elliot Root (out August 25 on E.R. Recordings/Thirty Tigers), Baeble Music is premiering the track “Stay,” hailing it as “an explosive piano ballad that is sure to tug at your heartstrings.” (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors in Casper
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

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