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BWW Review: Fresh-Faced THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Paramount : Something Good
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 9, 2017

Rogers & Hammerstein's 'The Sound of Music' has been a musical staple for generations. Currently showing at the Paramount, this touring production has all of the snow-capped mountains, starched habits, and vocal prowess one could want. The young and eager cast makes this classic feel fresh. (more...)

Luna Velez Named Celebrity Ambassador at 2017 Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Star of stage and screen, Luna Lauren Velez will join the traders at Cantor Fitzgerald on Charity Day, September 11, 2017, as a celebrity ambassador representing Samaritan Daytop Foundation, which supports the life-saving efforts of Samaritan Daytop Village - the New York City-based charity that offers a rich array of programs including treatment for substance abuse, innovative services for veterans, and programs for homeless individuals, women and children, seniors and families. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Joe McElderry-Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT in Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Joe McElderry returns in his celebrated and critically acclaimed role in the sparkling family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. (more...)

LAMusArt to Host 20th Annual Stars for the Arts Benefit with Carrie St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

 The Los Angeles Music and Art School (LAMusArt) announces its 20th Annual Stars for the Arts Benefit Dinner and Concert, to take place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles today, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:00pm. The celebratory occasion will feature performances by current LAMusArt students, and Broadway's Carrie St. Louis of Wicked and Rock of Ages acclaim. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Don't feed the plants! One of the longest running Off Broadway hits of all time makes its Flat Rock Playhouse debut in this hilarious musical comedy about a boy and his bloodthirsty plant. Little Shop of Horrors hits the Mainstage October 6th and runs through October 21 at the Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage in the Village of Flat Rock, NC. (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 9/11 to 9/17
by BWW Staff - Sep 11, 2017

BWW Picks returns! Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Bowzer's Holiday Rock 'N' Roll Party to Return to Ruth Eckerd Hall This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Bowzer's Holiday Rock 'N' Roll Party hosted by Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Friday, December 8 at 7:30 pm starring Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Original Comets, Sha Na Na reunion with Johnny Contardo & Henry Gross, Joey Dee and Bowzer & The Stingrays. Tickets go on sale Saturday, September 16 at noon. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Don't feed the plants! One of the longest running Off Broadway hits of all time makes its Flat Rock Playhouse debut in this hilarious musical comedy about a boy and his bloodthirsty plant. Little Shop of Horrors hits the Mainstage tonight, October 6th, and runs through October 21 at the Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage in the Village of Flat Rock, NC. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Don't feed the plants! One of the longest running Off Broadway hits of all time makes its Flat Rock Playhouse debut in this hilarious musical comedy about a boy and his bloodthirsty plant. Little Shop of Horrors hits the Mainstage October 6th and runs through October 21 at the Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage in the Village of Flat Rock, NC. (more...)

Shake Shack Evolves the In-Shack Experience at Astor Place, NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

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Shake Shack Evolves the In-Shack Experience at Astor Place, NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

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Shake Shack Evolves the In-Shack Experience at Astor Place, NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

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12-Year-Old Fashion Designer Egypt (Ify) Ufele to Headline Holiday Masquerade Ball at Hamilton Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

The holidays are starting off a bit early at Hamilton Stage of the Performing Arts Fazioli Ball room; that will be decorated with festive flare on Sunday, November 12, 2017 during Just Be You Performing Arts Holiday Masquerade Ball. (more...)

WICKED's Carrie St. Louis to Join Isaac Sutton in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

International theater and concert headliner Isaac Sutton will welcome Broadway star Carrie St. Louis (Wicked and Rock of Ages) as special guest singer when he makes his debut at Feinstein's / 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club on October 21, 2017. (more...)

Lauren Zakrin, Constantine Rousouli and Carrie St. Louis to Seduce Audiences in CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL at (le) Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Following two sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a sold-out pop-up engagement in NYC, Cruel Intentions: The Musical - the stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult hit film, created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin and Roger Kumble - has announced the cast for its ten-week engagement at (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) this fall. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Joe McElderry-Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT in Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Joe McElderry returns in his celebrated and critically acclaimed role in the sparkling family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. (more...)

Motherfolk Release Deluxe Edition of FOLD Today, Watch 'Fold I' via Ghettoblaster
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Cincinnati's alt-folk favorites Motherfolk debut their latest video today via Ghettoblaster. Emotive album opener Fold I gets a stripped-down performance in a cathedral, immersing the viewer in a state of self-reflection. (more...)

WICKED's Carrie St. Louis to Join Isaac Sutton in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

International theater and concert headliner Isaac Sutton will welcome Broadway star Carrie St. Louis (Wicked and Rock of Ages) as special guest singer when he makes his debut at Feinstein's / 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club on October 21, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 9, 2017

Some musicals from the golden age of Broadway are done to death. Let's face it, how many productions of Guys and Dolls and Fiddler on the Roof can you take? Anytime a theater chooses to produce a show that isn't seen as often as the aforementioned ones I get very excited. When they are presented well, my musical theater geekiness goes into overdrive. Arena Stage has put my geekiness into overdrive with its current production of the 1954 tuner The Pajama Game. With the exception of a production at Roundabout Theatre Company a few years back, this show really isn't performed very often professionally anymore. (more...)

BWW Interview: Robyn Grant Talks BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at King's Head Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 30, 2017

Robyn Grant is a writer and performer. She is also the Artistic Director of Fat Rascal Theatre, a company whose aim is to create feminist musical theatre. She's embarking on a new journey with Beauty & the Beast, her reimagined and gender-swapped musical inspired from the classic tale. (more...)

Review Roundup: Does Ben Affleck Led JUSTICE LEAGUE Live Up to the Hype?
by Movies News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes-Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash-it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. (more...)

2017 Holiday Gift Guide From Scholastic Highlights What Kids Want In Books
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

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HANNA AND THE MOONLIT DRESS Lights Up The Berman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Hanna and the Moonlit Dress is an interactive new musical about the magic of a good deed, based on the classic Israeli tale Hanna's Sabbath Dress. The time-honored tale will be brought to life at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts at noon and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Legendary Tommy Tune of CHITA & TUNE: JUST IN TIME at MAYO Morristown Performing Arts Center
by Jaclyn Layman - Mar 5, 2018

I had the distinct honor of speaking with Broadway Legend Tommy Tune about his upcoming collaboration with the enchanting Chita Rivera coming to MAYO Morristown Performing Arts Center on March 24th at 8pm. CHITA & TUNE: JUST IN TIME is a unique concert event that pairs two of Broadway's most revered legends. Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune collectively have won 12 Tony Awards and this iconic Broadway coupling is guaranteed to razzle dazzle audiences everywhere. The stars will showcase the artistry and history that has made them stars of the Great White Way and beyond. The duo will be accompanied by a trio of superb Broadway musicians. (more...)

The Rewards Of Delivering Meals To Seniors -- Meals On Wheels America And The Ad Council Focus On The Fulfillment Volunteers Get When They Give
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2018

Today in the U.S., ten million seniors face the threat of hunger, and millions more live alone in isolation. Meals on Wheels already serves over two million homebound seniors annually, though with the senior population expected to double by 2050, there is an escalating need for a new wave of volunteers to step up to help seniors in their communities. That's why Meals on Wheels America and the Ad Council today are kicking off a new chapter of their successful volunteer recruitment initiative, "America, Let's Do Lunch"(AmericaLetsDoLunch.org). Beyond the impact of a warm meal and a friendly smile to those served, the new PSAs turn the spotlight on the meaningful bonds that can develop between volunteers and homebound seniors, many of whom face isolation and loneliness. (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts will go on sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Highlights include the return of the phenomenally successful smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD, a major new production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE THE MUSICAL, Belinda Lang and Oliver Cotton in DUET FOR ONE, Joe Pasquale, Russell Watson, Doreen Tipton's brand new live show DOREEN'S BIG TOP and the National Theatre return in 2019 with MACBETH. (more...)

Electric Forest Announces Over 40 Additional Artists to the 2018 Lineup and Launches Brand New "Tickets For Teachers" Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Today, Electric Forest (EF) announces over 40 additional artists to eighth annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan on June 21–June 24 and June 28–July 1, 2018. New to the already stellar EF2018 lineup - both weekends will host Mt. Joy, Dub Trio, CharlestheFirst, Kidswaste, ProbCause, and others. Additions to the First Weekend include Thundercat, Falcons, Mount Kimbie, Tsuruda, Stickybuds, Star Kitchen featuring Marc Brownstein, Supernatural Beings featuring Joel Cummins, Kris Myers, Marcus Rezak, and Hash Vyas, and more. Second Weekend welcomes BOOGIE T.RIO (LIVE BAND), Claptone, Elderbrook, Tennis Jacket featuring Marc Brownstein and Jeremy Salken, and others. Second weekend also sees London jazz veteran and saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings bring his cosmic jazz trio, The Comet is Coming across the pond for the very first time. In addition to The Comet is Coming, Hutchings will also be bringing his collaborative UK jazz act, Sons of Kemet to the Forest. View the full list of additional artists announced below, and see the complete 2018 lineup for First Weekend and Second Weekend HERE. (more...)

Electric Forest Announces Over 40 Additional Artists To The 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Today, Electric Forest (EF) announces over 40 additional artists to eighth annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan on June 21-June 24 and June 28-July 1, 2018. New to the already stellar EF2018 lineup - both weekends will host Mt. Joy, Dub Trio, CharlestheFirst, Kidswaste, ProbCause, and others. Additions to the First Weekend include Thundercat, Falcons, Mount Kimbie, Tsuruda, Stickybuds, Star Kitchen featuring Marc Brownstein, Supernatural Beings featuring Joel Cummins, Kris Myers, Marcus Rezak, and Hash Vyas, and more. Second Weekend welcomes BOOGIE T.RIO (LIVE BAND), Claptone, Elderbrook, Tennis Jacket featuring Marc Brownstein and Jeremy Salken, and others. Second weekend also sees London jazz veteran and saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings bring his cosmic jazz trio, The Comet is Coming across the pond for the very first time. In addition to The Comet is Coming, Hutchings will also be bringing his collaborative UK jazz act, Sons of Kemet to the Forest. View the full list of additional artists announced below, and see the complete 2018 lineup for First Weekend and Second Weekend HERE. (more...)

BWW Previews: POLLYANA at Boise Little Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Boise Little Theater will present POLLYANNA July 14-21 for its summer youth play in partnership with Boise Parks and Recreation.  (more...)

Peter Noone, Dweezil Zappa, and Sara Evans Take the MPAC Stage in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

It's an evening of classic 60s pop when Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone and The Buckinghams take the stage in a double bill at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, August 1 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39-$79. (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre invites theater goers of all ages to escape to the theater for this year's line-up of hilarious comedies, serious dramas, family and adult musicals, and shows for the younger set. Artistic Director M. Kitty Getlik and all the staff at Kelsey Theatre are preparing to bring up the curtain on a blockbuster 44th season. (more...)

Las Cruces Symphony and Pacific Arts Society Come to Spencer 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

More than 44 musicians with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra join a cast of professional singers and dancers from the United States and Europe in Shining A New Light on the Arts, an original blend of cutting-edge classical and contemporary performing arts. The two-act Pacific Arts Society production on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. features an elaborate counterpoint of soaring classical vocals matched by lyrical and spirited dance. (more...)

Elo and Kitchen Armor Team Up to Enhance Operations in Shake Shack Restaurants
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Bayou Theatre Company Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Brink- the edge of a cliff or other high area, or the point at which Something Good or bad will happen. As we forge our future in a world plagued with decreasing faith in establishment and hyper-scrutiny toward marginalized communities, we look to use theatre as a tool to spread awareness of oft-ignored social problems. Our programming for our fourth inaugural season focuses on the importance of overcoming adversity, the fragility of mental health and the danger of repressed emotions. (more...)

Free Original Personal Pizza at Round Table Pizza' on National Pizza Pie Day (February 9, 2018) with Pepsi' Purchase
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

This year, it's personal. Round Table Pizza and Pepsi are joining together to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) this National Pizza Pie Day. On Friday, February 9, customers are invited to enjoy one free* Original Personal Pizza (cheese or pepperoni, dine-in only), with a Pepsi fountain drink purchase from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. *Offer valid at participating locations only. Dine-in only. (more...)

Asha Pieper Kicks Off 2018 with New Video for 'Voices'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Asha Pieper kicks off 2018 with a brand new video in tow for 'Voices.' Voices sets the tone for what women are facing in the world today. This rich track features vibes and violin and Asha's voice has been compared to Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Fiona Apple, and Esperanza Spalding. (more...)

Carrie St. Louis Joins Isaac Sutton in an Upcoming Israel Tour of BROADWAY-ISREAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

For the first time in Israel and in celebration of Israel's 70th Anniversary, International theater and concert headliner Isaac Sutton will welcome Broadway Star Carrie St. Louis (Wicked and Rock of Ages) when they perform together in Israel in March 2018 with the show Broadway-Israel. (more...)

Shake Shack Extends its Partnership with ArrowStream
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

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BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Filled with Favorite Things
by Katie Becker - Feb 24, 2018

THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour kicked off a three night run in Sioux Falls, SD on Friday night at The Washington Pavilion, with plenty of memorable moments to add to anyone's list of favorite things about this timeless production. (more...)

Debut of the Month: Mama Has Provided! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Alex Newell
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 1, 2018

Today, Alex Newell speaks with BWW about making his Broadway debut and explains why even in the bleakest of times, there's always hope for what the future can bring! (more...)

Exclusive Behind the Scenes of 'A Broadwaysted Carol Channing' Starring Cerveris, Margherita, Leung, Ushkowitz, and More
by Broadwaysted - Dec 7, 2017

Part One of A Broadwaysted Carol Channing premiered this week on the Broadwaysted Podcast and BroadwayWorld got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of their second radio play. Written by Kevin Jaeger and featuring the Broadwaysted Crew with an All-Star cast of Friends of the Show, this spoof on the classic Dickens tale hopes to entertain and raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

This Week's Events Announced at Caveat
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Caveat - located at 21A Clinton Street between East Houston and Stanton in the Lower East Side, about a five minute walk from the Delancey F train - is New York's newest speakeasy stage for playful, intelligent nightlife. Join us for drinks and go home smarter. Our core creative team includes a recovering theoretical physicist, a renegade museum tour guide, and a one-time Moth StorySlam champion. That love for science and unconventional storytelling is at the heart of Caveat's booking philosophy: we regularly host comedy, science talks, storytelling, concerts, trivia competitions, live recorded podcasts, and special events that defy description... you'll have to come experience them for yourself! (more...)

The British Invasion Returns to Spencer Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

British stage, screen and recording star Peter Noone headlines the internationally renowned Herman's Hermits in concert at Spencer Theater on Saturday, August 19 at 8 p.m., singing the legendary 60's pop band's broad palette of hits including "I'm Into Something Good," "Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter," "I'm Henry VIII, I Am," "Listen People" and "Dandy," among other classics. (more...)

LAMusArt to Host 20th Annual Stars for the Arts Benefit with Carrie St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

 The Los Angeles Music and Art School (LAMusArt) announces its 20th Annual Stars for the Arts Benefit Dinner and Concert, to take place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:00pm. The celebratory occasion will feature performances by current LAMusArt students, and Broadway's Carrie St. Louis of Wicked and Rock of Ages acclaim. (more...)

Matt Finucane Returns with 'Threaten Me With Your Love' EP & New Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Deliciously dysfunctional Brighton-based musician Matt Finucane returns with the first of two EPs. 'Threaten Me With Your Love' is released on Light Crude, on 25 October 2017. 'To say recording this stuff nearly killed me would be over the top, but it certainly left me a bit indisposed,” says Matt. (more...)

Bobby Jo Valentine In MAYBE STARS at Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Bobby Jo Valentine returns to San Diego to make his MA4 debut after his recent performance on the main stage at San Diego PRIDE. Opening for Bobby Jo Valentine is award-winning singer/songwriter Randi Driscoll. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: CREATIVES, Pleasance Courtyard (Venue 33)
by Matt Elliot - Aug 17, 2017

Creatives is a dark comic pop-opera written by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia with music by Laurence Mark Wythe. Set in a Chicago song writing class where students get together to create and critique each other's work, former student and now superstar Sean O'Neil returns to judge a song writing contest resulting in a finale full of revenge and jealousy. (more...)

Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees to Make Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTS; Carrie St. Louis and J. Harrison Ghee to Join Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Kinky Boots announced today that Tyler Glenn (lead singer of the multi-platinum rock band, Neon Trees) will take over the role of "Charlie Price" in the Tony Award®-winning musical Kinky Boots. (more...)

CNBC Transcript: National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on CNBC's "Closing Bell" Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Following is the unofficial transcript of a FIRST ON CNBC interview with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on CNBC's “Closing Bell' (M-F 3PM-5PM) today, Wednesday, April 11th. Watch video of the interview here! (more...)

A Brand New Season Of Shows On Sale At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2018

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts on sale next week at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. (more...)

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