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Protoje Announces U.S. Tour & New Single 'Like This'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Today on September 7th, Mr. Bongo and Easy Star Records, through licensing from In.Digg.Nation Collective and Overstand Entertainment, presents the new single from rising Jamaican reggae artist, Protoje. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst Leads New Musical REAL ACTORS OF NYC, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

THE REAL ACTORS OF NYC, an original musical with book, lyrics and music by Karlan Judd about an infuriated trio of musical theatre actors determined make it on Broadway by any means, is set for an open-ended run in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center (50th and Broadway). (more...)

BWW Profile: Courtney Lomelo Wears Many Hats in THE MOTHERF*#KER WITH THE HAT
by Katricia Lang - Sep 23, 2016

This is the first installment of a two-part profile on actress, producer, director, and filmmaker Courtney Lomelo. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst to Lead New Musical REAL ACTORS OF NYC Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

THE REAL ACTORS OF NYC, an original musical with book, lyrics and music by Karlan Judd about an infuriated trio of musical theatre actors determined make it on Broadway by any means, is set for an open-ended run in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center (50th and Broadway). (more...)

The Bloody Beetroots Announce New Album 'The Great Electronic Swindle'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

THE BLOODY BEETROOTS (Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo) doesn't just want to entertain audiences; he strives to engage and challenge them, emotionally and intellectually; to share stories with them. (more...)

The Bloody Beetroots' New Album 'The Great Electronic Swindle' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Today (October 20), one of electronic music's most engaging producers and songwriters THE BLOODY BEETROOTS celebrates the release of his third studio album The Great Electronic Swindle (Last Gang Records). (more...)

THE REAL ACTORS OF NYC to Throw Shade Through October Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

THE REAL ACTORS OF NYC, an original musical about an infuriated trio of musical theatre actors determined make it on Broadway by any means, with book, lyrics and music by Karlan Judd, has announced its final four performances and closing date in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center (50th and Broadway). (more...)

Klea Blackhurst Leads New Musical REAL ACTORS OF NYC, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

THE REAL ACTORS OF NYC, an original musical with book, lyrics and music by Karlan Judd about an infuriated trio of musical theatre actors determined make it on Broadway by any means, is set for an open-ended run in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center (50th and Broadway). The production, directed by Max Friedman began previews on Saturday, September 24th and will have its official opening tonight, October 13, 2016. (more...)

Gene Watson Gets Back to His 'Gospel Roots' With Album Release 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Gene Watson continues to stay true to his traditional country style with the release of his new record with New Day Christian Distribution, My Gospel Roots, available December 8. At the recent R.O.P.E. Awards, Watson celebrated his win for the 2017 Entertainer of the Year, an honor he shared with one of his best friends in the music business, Jeannie Seely. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED to Close Early Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Playwright and comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf announced today that STUFFED will play its final performance Off-Broadway on Sunday, November 19th at the Westside Theatre (Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Stangland Hears Two Magic Words: 'You're On!'
by Naomi Serviss - Nov 23, 2016

The understudy for Josh Groban in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, Stangland took over just two days after opening and is settling in. (more...)

SOCIAL: Goodbye, Goodbye - Stars Bid Ben Platt Happy Trails As He Exits DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Julie Musbach - Nov 19, 2017

The heartbreaking, heartwarming day has arrived. Today Ben Platt exits DEAR EVAN HANSEN, leaving Evan's journey to continue with Noah Galvin on November 21. Friends, colleagues, and celebrities alike have reached out to Ben to wish him well and thank him for his extraordinary work on this phenomenal show. Take a look at the impressive list below. (more...)

Amarillo Symphony Executive Director Corey Cowart To Lead San Antonio Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Amarillo Symphony announced today that Corey Cowart, its Executive Director, will step down from his role in December to join the San Antonio Symphony as Executive Director.  Cowart, who has been leading the organization since June 2015, will begin his new post in January 2019. (more...)

Muny Centennial Single Tickets Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The Muny announced today that single tickets for The Muny's 2018 centennial summer season are now available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muny.org, by phone (314) 534-1111, or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Muny proudly celebrates its 100th season in Forest Park this summer. (more...)

BWW Review: LO-LAH at Tzavta: Not a Theatre Show - It's A Phenomenon!
by Itamar Aviv - May 11, 2018

Have you ever seen a stand-up comedy show which is also deep and touching? I guess you didn't if so you have to watch 'LO-LAH' on Tzavta! (more...)

Tickets Now Available for the Muny's Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

The Muny announced today that season tickets for The Muny's 2018 centennial summer season are now available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muny.org, by phone (314) 361-1900, or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Muny proudly celebrates its 100th season in Forest Park this summer. (more...)

Update: ABC Renews Shondaland Dramas, MODERN FAMILY, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. & More
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

As of this afternoon, ABC has begun handing out early renewals for the 2016-17 television season. (more...)

The Bloody Beetroots Deliver New Video for NOTHING BUT LOVE ft. Jay Buchanan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

One of electronic music's most revolutionary and original producer/songwritersTHE BLOODY BEETROOTS returns today (March 29) with the video for 'Nothing But Love' featuring Jay Buchanan of Rival Sons. The song appears on THE BLOODY BEETROOTS' third studio album THE GREAT ELECTRONIC SWINDLE(Last Gang Records) which fans can pre-order limited edition colored double vinyl today here. (more...)

James Releases 14th Studio Album 'Girl At The End Of The World' Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Legendary Manchester band James – famed for their breakthrough hit “Laid” – have released their fourteenth studio full-length “Girl At The End Of The World.” (more...)

James to Release 'Girl At The End Of The World' in North America, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

One of the UK's most creatively restless and loved artists, James, have announced today that they will be releasing their fourteenth studio album “Girl At The End Of The World” in North America on March 18th. (more...)

The Muny Announces Revised MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS For 100th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The Muny announced today that Broadway director and writer Gordon Greenberg will revise the book for Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12. This production, the 8th in Muny history, will also include several songs new to the stage adaptation of Meet Me In St. Louis, including 'Boys and Girls Like You and Me,' a song written by Rodgers & Hammerstein for Oklahoma! and then recorded for, but ultimately cut, from the film of Meet Me In St. Louis. This production will also include the first stage use of 'You and I,' a song in the film by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. (more...)

James Unveil New Video for 'Nothing But Love'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Today, James proudly premiered their moving new video for their latest single 'Nothing But Love,' taken from their forthcoming album 'Girl At The End Of The World' out on 18th March via BMG Recordings. (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing But Love for Migguel Anggelo in SO CLOSE at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Jun 6, 2017

It's often been pointed out that love and hate aren't exactly polar opposites, considering each feeling originates from a place of passion. And now more than ever, we've come to a point where, everyday, living can feel like an extreme sport and everything seems to be superlative, for best or worst. In Migguel Anggelo's latest show, SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE, at Joe's Pub on May 23, he distilled this moment in time and made something beautiful out of our less-than-certain reality. (more...)

New Twentieth Century Fox Television DVD Titles Coming Soon
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film. TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions as well as all third party distribution partners on DVD, Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD, Digital and VOD (video-on-demand). Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets and digital stores throughout the world. Check out newly released titles below: (more...)

NYPD Cop Turned Actor James R Alexander Joins Cincinnati Shakespeare's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Long Island based actor and former NYPD police officer James R. Alexander has signed on for the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's full 2017 - 18 season in Cincinnati Ohio. (more...)

Gregory Porter and Common Record Song 'Running' for World Refugee Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Released globally today for World Refugee Day, Grammy award-winning singer Gregory Porter and Academy award-winning rapper and actor Commoncollaborated to record a song called 'Running'. (more...)

Icons Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, and More Pen Love Letters to the LGBTQ Community
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

In honor of Pride Month, Billboard reached out to numerous icons in the musical entertainment industry and asked them to write a love letter to the LGBTQ community. Check out a excerpts from a few familiar Broadway faces' letters below, then head over to Billboard for the full collection.  (more...)

BWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - GCIT 2016 Academy Awards: A Recount in Two Parts
by Guest Blogger: Alyssa Sileo - Jun 2, 2016

A school year at Gloucester County Institute of Technology is more like a tumble. Somehow we muddle through the enormity of each event, emerging from it a little prouder, a little smarter, a little more appreciative. There's apexes tacked onto every month, among these being shows, Thespian Cabarets, and competitions. Anymore I envisage my mind as a scrapbook, with washi tape borders reading an event's name, the center of the page a sprawl of selfies, ticket stubs, and phrases the resound in the aesthetic of those hours. (more...)

Kathy Fitzgerald, Dan DeLuca, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's centennial season closing production of Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12.  (more...)

How Evan Was Found: A Detailed History of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2017

Its road to Broadway glory was a long one, especially for its creators (composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, book writer Steven Levenson, and director Michael Greif) and most of the cast, which has been involved with the project since its very first reading. Below, we're taking a closer look back at Evan's past for a full history of Hansen. (more...)

James to Release 'Girl At The End Of The World' in North America, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

One of the UK's most creatively restless and loved artists, James, have announced today that they will be releasing their fourteenth studio album “Girl At The End Of The World” in North America on March 18th. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Presents a Tribute To Star Trek
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Stardate 95785.42. When the crew of the USS Hotsy Totsy encountered Lwaxana Troi (daughter of the Fifth House, holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed) she was rescuing Captain Pike from the boredom of life on Talos IV. What adventures await us all when we check in with Lwaxana this year? (more...)

MOB WIVES Star Big Ang Dies at Age 55 Following Battle with Cancer
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

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BWW Interview: Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy, Carl Anthony Payne of MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall Center
by Katie Laban - Feb 13, 2017

I had the chance to sit down with Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy and most of the cast of Married But Single Too including writer, director, and producer, Je'Caryous Johnson, of the original stage play, Married But Single, for a round table discussion. What ensued was lengthy, but hilarious discussion about love, life, and, of course, Detroit. (more...)

Gene Watson Gets Back to His 'Gospel Roots' With Album Release Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Gene Watson continues to stay true to his traditional country style with the release of his new record with New Day Christian Distribution, My Gospel Roots, available December 8. At the recent R.O.P.E. Awards, Watson celebrated his win for the 2017 Entertainer of the Year, an honor he shared with one of his best friends in the music business, Jeannie Seely. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Presents A Tribute To Star Trek At The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

Once again Captain Kirk has found himself thrown back in time and at the Home For Wayward Girls and Fallen Women in search of dilithium crystals and once again, Lwaxana Troi (The Daughter of the Fifth House, holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed has come up with yet another way to meet the man of her dreams, and this time propose marriage. Will Kirk succumb to her charms? Will Lwaxana finally find true love? And will Cherry finally get someone to take her on vacation to the pleasure planet of Risa? (more...)

Dr. Danny Ayala Releases New Single My Baby Can't Lie'
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Dr. Danny Ayala is very pleased to announce that “My Baby Can't Lie”, the new single from his debut LP Nothing But Love (out 01.04.19) can now be heard worldwide! Dr. Danny will be playing a run of shows in support of the release, beginning December 28th at World Café Live in Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

Retro Pop Artist Klez Shares New Holiday Single & Video
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Below, check out the new holiday single and video from California new soul and retro pop artist, Klez. Take the purity and resonance of Hozier and pair it with the soulful grit of Son Little. Entitled 'Holidays are Here Again' it is a refreshing throwback to the glory days of Motown, but with a unique modern indie pop interpretation. (more...)

Robert Cray Performs A Night Of Blues at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Veteran blues guitarist Robert Cray and his band perform at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, September 6 at 8 pm.  Tickets are $29-$59. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Meet Me In St. Louis began performances at the Muny August 4 and will run until August 12. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Exclusive Video: Emily Walton Performs 'The Boy Next Door' From MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS At The Muny
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2018

Meet Me In St. Louis began performances at the Muny August 4 and will run until August 12. Check out an exclusive clip of Emily Walton performing 'The Boy Next Door' below! (more...)

VIDEO: Get a First Look at MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS at The Muny
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2018

Broadway director and writer Gordon Greenberg has revised the book for Meet Me In St. Louis at The Muny. Performances began August 4 and will run until August 12. This production, the 8th in Muny history, will also include several songs new to the stage adaptation of Meet Me In St. Louis, including 'Boys and Girls Like You and Me,' a song written by Rodgers & Hammerstein for Oklahoma! and then recorded for, but ultimately cut, from the film of Meet Me In St. Louis. This production will also include the first stage use of 'You and I,' a song in the film by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2018

Meet Me In St. Louis began performances at the Muny August 4 and will run until August 12. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at The Muny, and Learn Why People Keep Coming Back
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2018

The St. Louis Municipal Opera Theatre, nicknamed The Muny, has been entertaining audiences as America's largest and oldest outdoor musical theater for 100 years. On the TODAY Show, NBC's Kevin Tibbles took a look inside. Check out the full feature below! (more...)

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS at The Muny!
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2018

Broadway director and writer Gordon Greenberg has revised the book for Meet Me In St. Louis at The Muny. Performances run August 4 - 12. This production, the 8th in Muny history, will also include several songs new to the stage adaptation of Meet Me In St. Louis, including 'Boys and Girls Like You and Me,' a song written by Rodgers & Hammerstein for Oklahoma! and then recorded for, but ultimately cut, from the film of Meet Me In St. Louis. This production will also include the first stage use of 'You and I,' a song in the film by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. (more...)

BWW Review: ONCE at Neptune Theatre
by Chelsey Robichaud - Apr 29, 2017

ONCE is a beautifully simplistic piece of work that is a perfect fit to be performed in the Maritimes' (more...)

Real Life Couple Erin Dilly and Stephen R. Buntrock to Lead the Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Muny announced today the parental powerhouse that will star in the theatre's closing centennial season production,Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12. Tony-nominated Erin Dilly will star alongside real-life husband Stephen R. Buntrock as Mrs. Anna and Mr. Alonso Smith, respectively. (more...)

BWW Feature: San Francisco Students Participate in HAMILTON EduHam Program
by Harmony Wheeler - Apr 19, 2017

History had its eyes on thousands of students last Wednesday when they arrived at SHN's Orpheum Theatre for the second San Francisco EduHam. Fourteen high schools participated in the April 12th program, with groups of one to three students from each school given the opportunity to "tell their story" on the Orpheum stage. (more...)

Vernon Patrick Shares A REASON TO SURVIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Vernon Patrick, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'A Reason to Survive': a gripping and potent work about being deceived from a trusted love one and having to deal with the consequences. (more...)

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