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Linda Eder, Sleeping Beauty, Elvis Show and More Set for THE CENTER's 2017-18 Season in Coral Springs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

THE CENTER, formerly known as the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is launching a music-packed 2017-18 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of concerts, shows and events. (more...)

Danny Gardner and Ashley Spencer to Lead CRAZY FOR YOU at Signature Theatre this November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Danny Gardner (Broadway's Dames at Sea) and Ashley Spencer (Broadway's Grease) are set to star in The Gershwins ' & Ken Ludwig's musical comedy Crazy For You at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Romance of the Western Chamber, the musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji, which opened last Saturday, September 16 at TADA! (located at 15 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor), will welcome Signature Theatre alum Leanne Cabrera (Emotional Creature) to the company. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, September 25, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, September 25, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonno Davies, Matt Doyle and More in A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying, critically-acclaimed stage adaption of Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, has released photos and video of the play's New York Premiere production, opening Monday night, September 25, 2017 at New World Stages. The 16-week Off-Broadway engagement began previews at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Saturday, September 2, 2017 and will run through Saturday, January 6, 2018. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Vocalist Marilyn Maye to Grace Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Iconic entertainer Marilyn Maye, accompanied by The Tedd Firth Big Band, will perform in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 27-28 at 7pm and 9:30pm. Maye is one of the remaining geniuses from the golden age of show business, and offers an American Songbook experience like none other. (more...)

A Feast Of Food And Drink At Cheshire Fest This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

There will be a chance to raise a glass to the end of summer this weekend as Cheshire Fest organisers reveal a host of tasty treats on offer at the popular celebration in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below this March
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The two-time-Tony Award winning Broadway legend, Chita Rivera, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for 10 performances this spring: March 6, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21 and 22 at 7PM. There is a $85 cover charge, and a $25 food and beverage minimum. (more...)

Review Roundup: BIG NIGHT at The Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play NIG NIGHT runs at the Kirk Douglas Theatre through October 8, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

The Sweetback Sisters Celebrate New Album at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

It's been ten years since The Sweetback Sisters first began forging their distinct sonic universe of golden era country, and on their new album, King Of Killing Time, (Out August 25th on Signature Sounds) they push their sound into more adventurous and playful territory than ever before. (more...)

WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the 24th Street Theatre in Sacramento October 18-November 19, 2017. (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

Scott Bradlee's POSTMODERN JUKEBOX Takes Today's Classics Back in Time at the Southern Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Founded by pianist and arranger Scott Bradlee in 2009, Postmodern Jukebox reimagines contemporary pop, rock, and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears-from Swing to doo-wop to ragtime to Motown-or as Bradlee himself puts it, 'pop music in a time machine.' (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, and Stephanie J. Block To Perform Live at Lincoln Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

This December, some of Broadway's brightest stars Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster with special guest Jonathan Groff, and Stephanie J. Block will headline four special performances combining the intimacy of cabaret with the razzle dazzle of the Great White Way at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Presented by Live From Lincoln Center, each evening showcases one of these leading voices of musical theater while illuminating their musical journeys to stardom, revisiting favorite songs, and offering glimpses of future projects. (more...)

Photo Flash: OMG You Guys! First Look at the New UK Tour of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is going on tour! EastEnders' Rita Simon, Lucie Jones, who represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with 'Never Give Up On You', and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale star in a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical. The show is currently playing its opening week at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, with a gala press night on Thursday. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast in action below! (more...)

New Temptations Musical 'AIN'T TOO PROUD' Extends Again at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In response to critical praise and overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world-premiere musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will add two more weeks of performances to its extended run and will now close on Sunday, November 5. (more...)

TWIN PEAKS Actress Chrysta Bell Announces U.S. and European Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Today Chrysta Bell, revered Twin Peaks actress and longtime musical partner of David Lynch, announces US and European tour dates. Chrysta Bell received widespread critical acclaim in the role of FBI Agent Tamara Preston in 2017's return of Twin Peaks on SHOWTIME. (more...)

The George Gee Swing Orchestra To Open Jazz Showcase Season at the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The George Gee Swing Orchestra opens the new expanded jazz showcase season at the Bickford Theatre in Morristown on Thursday, September 28. One of the most popular big bands in the world, the George Gee Swing Orchestra will appear for the first time at the intimate theatre. The concert begins at 7:30. The food truck picnic, which was extremely popular for Summer Jazzfest, will begin at 5:00 for those who want to enjoy some early fall tailgating. All seats for the concert are reserved and available online at or by phone at 973-971-3706. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: COMPANY Is What It's Really About at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Sep 19, 2017

This past Thursday Broadway Sessions celebrated the 5th birthday of our beloved and uber-talented musical director, Joshua Stephen Kartes. Joshua had but one birthday wish- he wanted to blow out his candles like 'Bobby' in Sondheim's masterpiece, Company. So that's exactly what we gave him! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek at A CLOCKWORK ORANGE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2017

Direct from a sold-out, critically-acclaimed London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying stage production of A Clockwork Orange, based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, begins previews Saturday, September 2, 2017, with an opening night of Monday, September 25, 2017, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through January 6, 2018. This production celebrates the centennial of Anthony Burgess' birth, in 1917. (more...)

100 Years of MoonPie' - The 'Thank You America' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

n 1917, the MoonPie marshmallow sandwich was introduced to America. Now, 100 years later, Chattanooga Bakery, Inc., maker of the MoonPie, is celebrating the brand's 100 th anniversary with a "Thank You America" Tour to return the favor, thanking customers and consumers for their loyalty and sampling factory-fresh "Original Recipe" MoonPies. (more...)

VIDEO: BANDSTAND Says Goodbye to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

BANDSTAND danced its way off of Broadway today after a highly successful run at the Jacobs theatre. The show ran 24 previews and 166 regular performances. Bandstand began performances on March 31, 2017, and officially opened April 26. Tony Award winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler took the stage to give the final curtain call speech. (more...)

Ain't They Proud: Take a Look Back at BANDSTAND
by Marissa Sblendorio - Sep 17, 2017

The Tony Award-winning production of the new American musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, In The Heights) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, will conclude its run on Broadway today, Sunday, September, 17, 2017 following 24 previews and 166 regular performances. Bandstand began performances on March 31, 2017, and officially opened April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre LIGHT UP THE STARS with a Tribute to Broadway
by Kristen Price - Sep 16, 2017

Last summer, the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre performed 50 YEARS UNDER THE STARS, an evening of Broadway songs and dances to celebrate their 50th Anniversary. It was such a hit that they decided to mount another production this year, and after seeing their gorgeous production of RENT last summer, I decided I wasn't going to miss it this time around. LIGHT UP THE STARS opened September 15th and will run until September 24th, on the weekends, and I had the pleasure of seeing it on opening night. After the first few songs, I mentally decided that to really do this show justice, I would need to start creating adjectives that would accurately describe just how amazing this cast was. In short, I was blown away. (more...)

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre Sets 2017-18 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre takes audiences on a journey all over the world with its upcoming 2017-18 Winter Mainstage and Cabaret Seasons. (more...)

Mike Thornton and Gruppo Mondo to Perform Jazz Standards at Egremont Barn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mike Thornton, the actor/singer who plays Presidents from Bush to Trump with The Capitol Steps, and the Berkshires-based jazz quartet Gruppo Mondo, will record an album of jazz standards before a live audience on Thursday, September 28 at 7PM at the Egremont Barn, 17 Main Street, South Egremont, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: AVENUE Q Comes to Playhouse on Park's Season Nine Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Playhouse on Park opens Season Nine Mainstage Series with musical comedy Avenue Q, music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and book by Jeff Whitty. Avenue Q runs from September 13-October 8. (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Marble Arch Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 15, 2017

New Orleans comes to Marble Arch via this energetic revival of Clarke Peters' 1990 tribute to 'The King of the Jukebox', Swing and blues bandleader Louis Jordan. Occupying a new pop-up, circus tent-style venue complete with stylish bar serving Southern cocktails it's a welcome blast of jazz-hot fun as autumn draws in. (more...)

VIDEO: BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes Reminisces with Her Grandmother, a Real-Life 1940s Swing Band Singer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Laura Osnes shares a special connection as she takes the stage each night in Broadway's BANDSTAND, as her grandmother was a real-life singer in a 1940s Swing band. Watch their Skype session below! (more...)

The Hazelnuts Take Audiences on Journey Back to 1930's New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Hazelnuts are an Israel-based tight vocal harmony trio backed by a vintage jazz/Swing band - an acoustic guitar, double bass, a washboard player and trumpet. (more...)

The Music Institute of Chicago to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago celebrates the 100th birthday of The First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald with a tribute concert Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

Actor/Musician Richard Stillman to Play Essex Fall Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Actor/musician, Richard Stillman of Montclair, NJ and guitarist Paul Byrne of Glen Ridge, NJ will be performing Irish, Country, Bluegrass, Dixieland, Swing, Italian and Hawaiian music at the Essex Environmental Center's Fall Festival. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

Heart by Heart, Spyro Gyra and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Coming to Overture Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis, 'the greatest large jazz ensemble working today' (Chicago Tribune) will perform in Overture Hall on Sat., Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. with Badger High School Jazz Ensemble of Lake Geneva performing as the opening act. The stop in Madison also offers somewhat of a homecoming for pianist Dan Nimmer, who grew up in Wisconsin. (more...)

Linda Glick to Debut TEACH ME TONIGHT at Pangea This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Singer Linda Glick has been described as 'full of grace and dignity, leavened by a touch of continental cynicism' (Backstage, Eric Haagensen). She will unveil her newest cabaret show, 'Teach Me Tonight,' from October 18 to November 10 at Pangea Restaurant & Supper Club, 178 Second Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Streets). (more...)

TWIN PEAKS Star Chrysta Bell Makes Café Carlyle Debut this November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Chrysta Bell, revered Twin Peaks actress and longtime musical partner of David Lynch, makes her Caf Carlyle debut, November 3. Chrysta Bell received widespread critical acclaim in the role of FBI Agent Tamara Preston in 2017's return of Twin Peaks on SHOWTIME, acting alongside Miguel Ferrer and David Lynch. (more...)

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an Opening Night on Thursday 18 January 2018. Tickets go on sale today at midday, with priority booking from 9am. (more...)

Prepping for Ultraviolence: The Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Dishes on Their Physical New Gig
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 12, 2017

The cast of the hotly anticipated off-Broadway run of the stage adaptation of the classic novel, A Clockwork Orange, just met the press and BWW was there to take you inside the special day! The vibrant cast of young actors was on hand to dish about their new gig and let us in on some of their prep for the intensely physical piece, including a stunning six-hour callback that left many in shock (and even drove some to drink). (more...)

Glenn Miller Orchestra Swings Into Town To Perform At St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

St Helens Theatre Royal is delighted to announce that the Glenn Miller Orchestra will bring their amazing big band show Ray's In The Mood to the stage on Sunday 24th September! (more...)

Westchester Collaborative Theater's Jazz Masters Series Continues with Internationally Known Vocalist Alexis Cole
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Saturday, September 23rd, Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) continues its Jazz Masters music series with the Alexis Cole Trio featuring one of Ossining's own, internationally renowned jazz vocalist Cole, appearing for two sets at 7:30 and 9 pm. (more...)

LOST KINGS Come to Fox Theatre, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Perhaps the bottle of whiskey had something to do with it... After meeting at a party, Lost Kings Robert Gainley and Dr. No sealed a bond that would ignite both a fervent creative partnership and friendship. We didn't know each other at all when we first met, explains Rob. The relationship blossomed, because what one of us lacks, the other has. It couldn't have been a better match in terms of music, business, personality, and friendship. The way it balances out is just crazy. (more...)

Atlantic City Ballet to Launch Fall Season with IN THE EYE OF THE STORM, IMPRESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The last thing one expects is a ballet about a hurricane and an English rock group yet the Atlantic City Ballet stays true to giving audiences the unexpected by presenting two ballets that explore both. (more...)

Composers Toshi Reagon & Daniel Bernard Roumain to Headline 'BLACK CREATIVITY' at The Greene Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Thursday, September 28 at 7pm, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC - in partnership with Apollo Theater - presents 'Black Creativity,' a special evening of conversation and performance with composers Toshi Reagon and Daniel Bernard Roumain. (more...)

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Bickford Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Bickford Theatre has announced their 2017-18 season which includes a blend of jazz, bluegrass, classical, pop and a trio of live theater offerings. Subscription packages for the Main Stage productions are available and seats for most of this season's shows are reserved. Tickets are available online at or by phone at 973-971-3706. Food trucks which proved extremely popular over the summer will be offered for the concerts in September and October so make plans to tailgate while the weather is still nice. (more...)

TheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe will run October 5 through November 5, 2017 (please note date change). THE WOLVES is the 1st show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season, (more...)

FANDEMIC TOUR Postponed to October 2018 in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Fandemic Tour mission is to provide fans with the best comic con experience possible by ensuring an unrivaled and unparalleled event. With that core mission in mind, Fandemic Tour remains cognizant that the Houston area and its community has more immediate and pressing concerns over the next few months than leisure. (more...)

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