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Shooting Star - 1933 - Broadway

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Selwyn Theatre

(New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St.
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019
Supportive White Parents, critically acclaimed in the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival, is set to return for an extended run at Second City Hollywood, it was announced today. The show won the Fringe Encore! Producers' Award, Best of the Broadwater, and was nominated for Best Musical. Book and lyrics are by Joy Regullano with music by The Sam & Tony Show, music direction by Tony Gonzalez, and choreography by Ally Vega. Under the direction of Frank Caeti, the 60-minute comedy musical will play two previews on September 6 and 13 at 8pm and open on Friday, September 20, at 8pm. The run will comtinue Fridays at 8pm through December 13.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 4, 2020
Honored this year with the Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Informative Talk Show, “The View” returns for season 24.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2019
The YPC Big Sing is back and excited to unite the New York City communitya??and beyonda??all coming together through the power of song.
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 11, 2019
Wynonna & The Big Noise are releasing their first song since signing to ANTI- Records earlier this year; called “The Child”, the track was co-written with ANTI- label mate Cass McCombs. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020
Ballo Arthur Pita has announced today that The Little Match Girl, directed and choreographed by award-winning Arthur Pita, will return to Sadlera??s Wells this Christmas, following five hugely successful festive seasons at the Lilian Baylis Studio.
by Chris Struck - Oct 10, 2019
Taking a page from Alan Cumming's book, Kim David Smith turned up for his cabaret in a black suit and top hat recalling Cumming's famous portrayal of the Emcee from Cabaret and the allusions didn't end there as the saucy Aussie brought his A game to Club Cumming.
by Jenny Ell - Nov 6, 2020
The release of the brand new 2020 Mary Poppins cast recording could not have come along at a better time. We have just entered into a second national lockdown, which has meant that some theatres starting to get back on their feet have had the rug pulled out from under them again. Spirits are low, universally but especially across the arts industry, so this recording is an absolute tonic.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 5, 2019
Australian metal band Parkway Drive will release a documentary film entitled 'Viva The Underdogs'. The film will be shown in Australian cinemas on January 22. More information on other territories to follow.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2019
The Como Brothers, Matthew and Andrew, are releasing a new, original song every thirty days. Their self-produced music has an organic, pop-rock sound culminating in hundreds of thousands of streams on the music industry's biggest platforms. The brothers latest monthly releases include Money, Take Me Home, Shooting Star and I See Something. They continued to maintain their momentum with the anticipated releases of Cheap Talk on November 19th, followed by Twisted (ft. Sam Woolf) in the beginning of January 2020 and Lovely Molly in February 2020. All their songs are accompanied by a music or lyric video which can be found on their YouTube page. Individually, Matthew and Andrew bring their own flare, but together, they are an ideal mixture of timeless and contemporary which attracts the ears of many listeners.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 21, 2019
Jerry Leger has a thing for ghosts. The Toronto singer/songwriter confirmed it a couple of years ago when he went on a personal journey to explore many of Ontario's largely unknown ghost towns, having been inspired by the writings of historian Ron Brown. Leger has immortalized one of those towns, Burchell Lake, on his new album Time Out For Tomorrow, containing 10 portraits of the impermanence of life, love, or simply catching a glimpse of a shooting star.
by Julie Musbach - May 28, 2019
(mostly)musicals is BACK with their 33rd edition, BODY Language (a cabaret for every BODY), on Monday June 3rd at the newly renamed Feinstein's at Vitello's! The evening will be in the capable HANDS of Gregory Nabours at the piano, and will feature performers you'll be HEAD over HEELS for, from Broadway and LA, singing songs about ANATOMY!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 22, 2019
The new comedy musical Supportive White Parents, a 2019 Fringe Scholarship recipient, will play five performances in the Festival at the Broadwater Black Box, it was announced today. With book and lyrics by Joy Regullano, music by The Sam & Tony Show, music direction by Tony Gonzalez, choreography by Ally Vega, and under the direction of Frank Caeti, the running schedule will be Sunday 6/9 at 5:30pm; Sunday 6/16 at 9:30pm; Wednesday 6/26 at 10pm; Friday 6/28 at 5pm; Sunday 6/30 at 11am. Running time will be 30 minutes.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2019
 Theatrical Outfit (TO) held its annual fundraising gala, 'Our Luckie Stars,' on Saturday, April 27th at its home, The Balzer Theater at Herren's on Luckie Street in the heart of downtown Atlanta. The event honored long-time TO patrons Doug and Florida Ellis and featured silent and live auctions, wonderful food, and exciting entertainment from familiar TO artists. The evening was a celebration of the theatre's mission to provide world-class conversation-starting theatre to inspire a compassionate, joyful, and just community. The gala raised over $123,000, breaking its fundraising goal and surpassing last year's success.
by Julie Musbach - May 1, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, is pleased to present its 24th season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common:" William Shakespeare's romantic fable Cymbeline directed by Fred Sullivan Jr.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, is presenting two staged readings in March: Ripcord by David Lindsay-Abaire on March 17 and Shooting Star by Steven Dietz on March 31. Both will debut at 7:30 pm and be available for the next 24 hours via a link.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020
The Third Avenue Playhouse, located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay, announces its lineup of six plays for the upcoming 2020 season. The plays include an early career work from playwright David Mamet, a 1964 musical by the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, a multi-award winning classic about the unlikely friendship between an elderly lady and her driver, the story of an unconventional advice columnist, and a farcical take on the making of Gone With The Wind.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2021
Celia attended the summer acting program at Berridge in 2016 and 2017, studying Shakespeare, On Camera, Movement and Scene Study with professional actors Duane Daniels and Greg Ainsworth among others. “If I weren’t spending my summers working, I’d be at Berridge. Falling in love with this craft over and over again, just like I did my first very first summer there. If you’re considering spending a summer at Berridge, I implore you to take that leap. Know that you’re joining a family of like-minded, warm-hearted, individuals that want you to succeed.”
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Academy Theatre Brings DIXIE SWIM CLUB to the Stage, a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. Lynna Schmidt is back to direct an all star cast opening March 15!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2019
This spring, Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be sharing the stage for the first time. In a joint production, Death in Venice, one of Thomas Mann's best-known novels is being adapted into a musical theatre performance. The direction is in the hands of Ivo van Hove, David Robertson is the conductor. Nico Muhly, "Shooting star" of American music, is writing new music especially for this production. Other works to be performed include compositions by Richard Strauss and Arnold Schonberg. The show will have its world premiere on Thursday 4 April 2019 and will exclusively play in the Royal Theatre Carre in the Netherlands until 13 April.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020
The new album Kim David Smith: Live at Joe's Pub will be released on digital and streaming platforms in addition to a physical CD on Friday, July 17.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 26, 2019
Emmy Award® nominee Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) is to star in the latest Sky original, Two Weeks to Live (WT), a comic tale of love and revenge born from a seemingly harmless prank that goes terribly wrong.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 26, 2019
The new comedy musical Supportive White Parents, a 2019 Fringe Scholarship recipient, will play five performances in the Festival at the Broadwater Black Box, it was announced today. With book and lyrics by Joy Regullano, music by The Sam & Tony Show, music direction by Tony Gonzalez, choreography by Ally Vega, and under the direction of Frank Caeti, the running schedule will be Sunday 69 at 5:30pm; Sunday 616 at 9:30pm; Wednesday 626 at 10pm; Friday 628 at 5pm; Sunday 630 at 11am. Running time will be 30 minutes.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 21, 2019
What do you want to happen when you die? The ancient Greeks hung their heroes in the stars. On Monday, June 24, Smithsonian Channel cameras will capture an emotional, 21st-century version of this timeless human story, when 152 people mark the end of their life on Earth – by having their ashes shot into space. Celestis Memorial Spaceflights is lifting the cremains of 152 space enthusiasts off to their greatest and final adventure. Now, cameras are on the ground to capture the stories of Celestis participants and their loved ones as they witness this emotional launch to be shown in an upcoming Smithsonian Channel program, HEAVENLY BODIES (w.t.).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2019
Guildford Fringe Festival is planning a show-stopping, foot-tapping and fun-filled Free Fringe line-up as part of this year's jam-packed Festival programme. The excitement begins at the Free Fringe Weekend on 29 and 30 June, when you can't fail to be entertained if you head into the town centre.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2019
(mostly)musicals is BACK with their 33rd edition, BODY Language (a cabaret for every BODY), on Monday June 3rd at the newly renamed Feinstein's at Vitello's! The evening will be in the capable HANDS of Gregory Nabours at the piano and will feature performers you'll be HEAD over HEELS for, from Broadway and LA, singing songs about ANATOMY!
by Shari Barrett - Jun 15, 2020
Torrance Theatre Company newest venture, PLAY-AT-HOME, presents a series of free online theatrical experiences, each designed to entertain audiences during the stay-at-home orders. On Sunday, June 14 at 6pm, I tuned in and really enjoyed SLOW FOOD, playwright Wendy MacLeod's tender comedy that delves deeply into what we hunger for, be it food, attention or love. The 90-minute play centers on Irene and Peter (Cindy Shields and Glenn Kelman) who just want to have a nice meal out while celebrating their anniversary in Palm Springs. But their highly neurotic waiter, Stephen (Daniel Tennant), prefers to talk rather than bring them their food or drinks.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 27, 2020
Cabaret upstart and original Kim David Smith has released his first live CD and chats with Stephen Mosher about why now, Kylie, and what this three named man likes to be called.
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 24, 2019
GRAMMY® Award-winning and Country Music Hall of Fame members, The Oak Ridge Boys, will once again celebrate the Christmas season with their timeless hits and holiday classics on their 2019 Down Home Christmas Tour. The Oak Ridge Boys will perform over thirty-one concerts and are set to kick-off on November 13th in Branson, Missouri, playing in 28 cities and 14 states across the U.S. In conjunction with the tour, the Oaks' latest Christmas album, Down Home Christmas, produced by Dave Cobb, will be released by Lightning Rod Records/Thirty Tigers on October 25, 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2019
(mostly)musicals is PANTING to tell you about our NEXT edition - DOG DAYS of Summer (an off-the-leash cabaret) on Monday, 8.12.19!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020
The new album Kim David Smith: Live at Joe's Pub is available on digital and streaming platforms, in addition to a physical CD, today Friday, July 17. The provocative Australian singer and performer was nominated for the Helpmann Award, Australia's highest honor for the performing arts.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020
Check out this week's list of new and upcoming book, music, and film releases, including a Hadestown lyric book, new music from Telly Leung, Melissa Errico, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2019
Lorna Brown, Raghad Chaar and Yoli Fuller join the previously announced Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cviteši? to complete the casting for Two Ladies, a new play by Nancy Harris to be directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 28, 2020
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus are kicking off 2020 with the release of their first original new music since 2018, a nod to their emo roots called “A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Called LA.” . The track will be available on all major streaming services on Friday, Jan. 31st and is the first song off their forthcoming The Emergency EP, to be released later this year.  The band has also announced a spring headlining tour, and several dates in Australia with Boys Like Girls (see below).
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 18, 2021
Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone she knows. All she wants is to be beautiful and bright. One night, Sulwe is visited by a shooting star sent by the Night, and embarks on a magical journey where she learns the eye-opening story of the sisters Night and Day.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020
Late night cult slobberknocker I'm OKayfabe: A Wrestling Comedy is coming to London.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 5, 2019
GRAMMY® Award-winning and Country Music Hall of Fame members, The Oak Ridge Boys, released a new video today for “Don't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard,” the second song from their 8th holiday themed album, Down Home Christmas, from Lightning Rod Records/Thirty Tigers and is available now everywhere music is sold.
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 17, 2019
Kim David Smith's perfect diction and bright but silken voice which lies in a glorious valley somewhere between tenor and baritone is layered and nuanced and never pushed for power. He doesn't need to because he knows exactly how much the space he's playing in needs in order to fill it without overflowing.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 15, 2020
The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 14, 2020
SHOOTING STAR - A Revealing New Musical has partnered with Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS and Pineapple Support to release a music video featuring performers from the new musical's NYC workshops and Los Angeles production, along with cameos from stars of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' and the adult film industry. All of them have come together to showcase moments from SHOOTING STAR while aiming to raise much-needed funds to support performers - of all kinds - affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Sarah Marcus Hansen - Aug 8, 2020
On August 8th, 2020, The Walt Disney Family Museum hosted their first virtual fundraiser - An Evening with Alan Menken.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 27, 2019
It's time to grab your best gal pals and head to Ogunquit Playhouse for the hilarious musical comedy Menopause The Musical®, on stage September 4 through September 14. A raucous celebration of womanhood created by Jeanie Linders and inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, Menopause The Musical® applauds women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived a?oeThe Change.a?? The show is produced by special license from GFour Productions, the producers of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®, now in its 18th year, and 14th as the longest-running musical in Las Vegas history. The director of the Ogunquit Playhouse production is Tony Award®-winner Seth Greenleaf. This joyful parody of 25 re-lyricized classic hits from the '60s, '70s, and '80s features chart-toppers including a?oeI Heard it Through the Grapevine that You No Longer See 39,a?? and the disco favorite a?oeStayin' Awake, Stayin' Awake!a?? 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2020
TIFF Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente announced today additional TIFF programming for audiences to enjoy as part of TIFF 2020.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 22, 2019
Jerry Leger has a thing for ghosts. The Toronto singer/songwriter confirmed it a couple of years ago when he went on a personal journey to explore many of Ontario's largely unknown ghost towns, having been inspired by the writings of historian Ron Brown. Leger has immortalized one of those towns, Burchell Lake, on his new album Time Out For Tomorrow, containing 10 portraits of the impermanence of life, love, or simply catching a glimpse of a shooting star.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 19, 2019
Are you ready to 'burn bright?'
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019
Teach Me Human has never strayed from their infectious alternative identity. Creating honest songs draped with upbeat rock instrumentals, they have cemented themselves as an authentic act. Now they release their latest single 'Lonely Night', which keeps with their musical integrity.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 12, 2019
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and multi-GRAMMY Award winning musician Joe Walsh and VetsAid, his national 501(c)3 non-profit veterans organization, today announce the lineup and on-sale date for their 3rd annual music festival. VetsAid 2019 will feature sets from ZZ Top, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Joe Walsh and will take place at 5:30pm on Sunday, November 10, 2019, on the eve of Veterans Day, at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 9, 2019
After performing thousands of concerts delivering CCR hits live to millions of fans, Creedence Clearwater Revival rhythm section and co-founders, Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford have announced they are taking their hard charging touring band Creedence Clearwater Revisited off the road after the band's 25th anniversary.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 6, 2020
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus are announcing their rescheduled US tour dates that were postponed because of the recent nationwide closures around the Corona Virus outbreak.
by Annette Stolt - Apr 23, 2021
Viktora Tocca and John Martin Bengtsson in Kristina the concert
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 15, 2020
Today, this star-studded band shares new track “This Love Starved Heart Of Mine (It's Killing Me)” featuring Nic Cester on lead vocals. T