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Stars Announced for New Staging of Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

This winter The 5th Avenue Theatre will warm hearts with the West Coast premiere of the Broadway smash hit Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. (more...)

Huntington Slates Special Events Alongside Starry MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Merrily We Roll Along, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations.  (more...)

BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 7, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has hit the trifecta with their season opener GYPSY, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone, music directed by Dan Rodriguez, and raised to the rafters by Leigh Barrett's forceful Mama Rose. This is one for the ages. (more...)

CASH IS KING at Ridgefield Playhouse This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Nobody lived life like Johnny Cash, and nobody plays Johnny Cash like Cash is King!  Legendary country rebel Johnny Cash comes to life in the re-creation show "Cash Is King." The Man in Black became a musical icon with a career spanning half a century and countless hits, including "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line," "Ring of Fire" and many more.  (more...)

Emi Ferguson Spins Tales of Love Gone Bad With New Bilingual Album 'Amour Cruel'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

For renowned musician Emi Ferguson, the lines between classical and pop music have long been blurred. As a vocalist and Juilliard trained flute player, one of her primary goals is to show that the lines we draw between genres are entirely of our own creation and largely 20th and 21st Century concepts. (more...)

'JEKYLL AND HYDE' Radio Play to Grace Mark Twain House for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Back by popular demand for Halloween week, the Capital Classics Theatre Company presents radio-theatre style performances at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford. (more...)

Waldorf Astoria Beijing Announces Annual Charity Ball 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Waldorf Astoria Beijing presents the Waldorf Astoria Beijing Annual Charity Ball on October 28, 2017. Inviting ladies and gentlemen to witness the ebb and flow of the passing of time and be transported from the gilded age of old New York to the bustling 21st century that is the new Beijing. (more...)

Headliner Jeff Civillico to Resume Shows at Paris Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Headliner Jeff Civillico returns to the Las Vegas stage after a one-year hiatus recovering from knee and shoulder surgeries. He will be performing one night a week in the Anthony Cools Showroom at Paris Las Vegas. Civillico has been a headliner with Caesars Entertainment for over five years, having performed a total of 1,000 shows at The LINQ Hotel & Casino, Flamingo Las Vegas, and now Paris Las Vegas. (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...)

The Jean Cocteau Cinema will present a Tribute to Horror Classic PHANTASM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Jean Cocteau Cinema will present a Tribute to Horror Classic Phantasm on Sat Oct 7th with director Don Coscarelli and star Le Kat Lester who will introduce the film and host a Q&A after the screening. (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...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket) Announces Fall Tour with Steelism
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket will set out on his headlining tour this fall in support of his solo LP 4th of July (Stocks in Asia/Thirty Tigers). (more...)

CABARET CARES Kicks Off Season 12 at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The Award Winning Cabaret Series will kick off it's official 12th season on September 24th Joseph's Actual Bday!. The series which has raised over $186,000 for Help Is On The Way Today, a non for profit organization that helps and assists children living with HIV and AIDS in New York City. (more...)

Lane Bradbury, Original 'Dainty June' in GYPSY Continues Run of Debut Cabaret Show at Don't Tell Mama, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

In 1959, theater, film, and TV star LANE BRADBURY created the role of Dainty June in the original Broadway production of the iconic show GYPSY starring Ethel Merman. Now, almost 60 years later, Bradbury is making her debut at the legendary cabaret Don't Tell Mama with LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU, AGAIN. Bradbury's musical trip down memory lane is a personal tour of how she transitioned from being an Atlanta Debutante to a performer on The Great White Way during The Golden Age of Broadway Musicals. Written by Doug DeVita, directed by Bradbury's daughter Elkin Antoniou, and with Musical Direction by Joe Goodrich, Lane Bradbury's LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU, AGAIN hits the Don't Tell Mama stage for a third performance on Sunday, September 24 at 7 pm. (more...)

Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to USC, 10/6-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy Twelfth Night, October 6-14 at Drayton Hall Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Filmmaker Rick McKay Captures a Legendary West End Backstage Meeting in Memory of Peter Hall
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2017

In this rare footage, Dame JUDI DENCH introduces screen legend (King Kong) FAY WRAY (1907-2004) to Sir PETER HALL (1930-2017) backstage in her dressing room in London when Dame Judi was performing in the play FILUMENA in the West End in November, 1998. The legendary director, Sir Peter Hall passed away on September 11th, 2017. (more...)

Las Vegas Author Megan Edwards Releases New Book STRINGS: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Strings: A Love Story by Las Vegas based author Megan Edwards has just been released by Imbrifex Books. (more...)

Tony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison celebrates his 50th year in show business with WALTER WILLISON: MUSIC IN MY HEART, his first solo cabaret appearance since 1978, at The Metropolitan Room on Tuesday, September 19th at 7pm. (more...)

The 5 & Dime LIVE! Presents THE GOLDEN AGE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The 5 & Dime LIVE! an evening of song- The Golden Age- a fun filled evening of Jacksonvilles most talented vocalists and musicians performing songs from The Golden Age of Broadway and Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway's Lindsay Mendez on Her Return to Feinstein's/54 Below and How Her Students Have Inspired Her Artistic Journey
by Courtney Savoia - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway's Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell, Grease, Significant Other) is returning to Feinstein's/54 Below this September with a brand new solo show that will explore The Golden Age of Broadway! Drawing from the gifted actress and singer's own musical favorites and influences, the show will also be reflective of Mendez's work as a teacher and how her students have inspired her journey as an artist. BroadwayWorld had the incredible opportunity to connect with Mendez before her shows to discuss her return; her biggest musical influences; and introducing the next generation to classic repertoire. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 9th, 2017: Broadway Dims the Lights for Barbara Cook and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway dims the lights for Barbara Cook and more! (more...)

Joshua Carter, Kendra Kassebaum, Douglas Lyons and More Set for New Staging of RAGTIME at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre is creating a rich and evocative new production of Ragtime, a tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century that is a timely story about the immigrants who helped make the United States the diverse and thriving nation it is today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering a Broadway Legend- Barbara Cook
by Walter McBride - Aug 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, The Golden Age of television and the music world. (more...)

Must Watch: Barbara Cook Teaches Students the Art of the Song in Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Cook gave a master class at the Library for the Performing Arts on February 21, 2006. Watch below as she shares her priceless expertise with students from to students from the Manhattan School of Music and NYU/Steinhardt School. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Tribute the Late Barbara Cook at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2017

Below, watch as Broadway greats Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Kelli O'Hara, Glenn Close, Sutton Foster, Rebecca Luker, and Laura Osnes tribute Cook with a medley of her best known songs at the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors.  (more...)

Carnegie Hall 2017—2018 Season to Include Pop, World Music, and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season is around the corner, and we are looking forward to a variety of exceptional programming and exciting new projects. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights for the coming season. (more...)

Social Roundup: Broadway Mourns the Passing of Barbara Cook
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld was deeply saddened to report the passing of legendary performer Barbara Cook. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, The Golden Age of television and the music world. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Presents First Documentary About 'Bambi' Artist Tyrus Wong, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Filmmaker Pamela Tom (A Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier, Two Lies) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Friday, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS (more...)

Memorial Will Be Held for Late Playwright A.R. Gurney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Prolific playwright A. R. Gurney passed away earlier this summer, at his home in Manhattan. He was 86. His agent Jonathan Lomma confirmed news of his death but did not provide a cause. The writer was best known for such plays as LOVE LETTERS, SYLVIA and THE COCKTAIL HOUR. (more...)

Olivia Vadnais and Reed Allen Worth Will Skate Into Pittsburgh CLO in XANADU; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, October 12-December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

THE METROPOLITAN ROOM, the Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Cabaret, presents The Perks of Being A Snowflake: Songs by Billy Recce on September 15th at 9:30, featuring Recce, a cast of some of New York's finest and funniest talents and a collection of startlingly relevant satire tunes. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY at the Boward Centre for the Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 25, 2017

Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. (more...)

Upward of 250 Women and Children Invited to Experience CIRCUS 1903
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

On Sunday, the extraordinary cast of CIRCUS 1903 welcomed 270 residents, staff, board members, friends and family from The Shade Tree - a shelter and resource for women, children and their pets who are victims of domestic abuse - to experience the all-new production at Paris Las Vegas. Sponsored jointly by co-producing entities Red Mercury Entertainment and Caesars Entertainment, the group was treated to an exciting and stress-free afternoon on the town, complete with private transportation from the Downtown Las Vegas shelter to the center-Strip property for the thrilling matinee performance, featuring jaw-dropping acrobatics and side-splitting comedy. Following the performance, the group took part in an exclusive onstage meet and greet with the cast before heading down The Strip for dinner at Fatburger. (more...)

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret to Celebrate 4th Anniversary at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present The Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret's Fourth Anniversary Show! (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS to Bring Breathtaking Magic to Fox Cities PAC Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY will take the stage for three performances in April. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Presents First Documentary On 'Bambi' Artisy Tyrus Wong
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Filmmaker Pamela Tom (A Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier, Two Lies) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Friday, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS (more...)

Australian Musical MIRACLE CITY to Open at Sydney Opera House This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

A brand new production of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical Miracle City takes over the Sydney Opera House Studio from 12 - 29 October with an outstanding cast of new stars and musical-theatre veterans.   (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Wendy Rosoff and Will Collyer about SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical, SUGAR in LA 9/24
by West of Broadway - Aug 17, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara Scott and Will Armstrong are back from break and sitting down with Musical Theatre Guild members Will Collyer & Wendy Rosoff to discuss this remarkable organization and the work that goes behind producing their one night only musicals. (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company Presents ELECTRIC GIRL this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Hong Kong Dance Company presents Da' Mixtape of Canton-Popera, Electric Girl (re-run), featuring The Autistic Genius on 13-15 October, 2017 (Fri-Sat 7:45pm; Sun 3pm) at Auditorium of Tsuen Wan Town Hall to bring alive Electric Girl -a Cantonese musical with new perspective and artistic elements that pays tribute to The Golden Age of Cantopop. (more...)

KT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

With its unique combination of the best of past and present popular song, the annual Cabaret Convention stands as a pivotal, highly-anticipated highlight of New York City's autumn music season. (more...)

NY Public Library's Annemarie van Roessel on Rare Portraits from the Golden Age of Circus
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Annemarie van Roessel, Assistant Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on: Rare Portraits from The Golden Age of Circus. (more...)

Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

Theatre Three Announces New Performing Arts Educational Opportunities for Adult Actors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Theatre Three, uptown Dallas's 56 year-old theatre-in-the-round will offer a number of new workshops and master classes for adult actors. In addition to another session of the previously announced National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA) workshops, favorite local actors Wendy Welch and James McQuillen will present two sessions of one-day only Musical Audition Master Classes. All classes will take place at Theatre Three, located in the Quadrangle (2800 Routh Street, Suite 168, Dallas, TX 75201). (more...)

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THE JUDY SHOW At Michael Holmes Purple Room Kicks Off Dezart Performs Season With A Special One Night Only Benefit!
by David Green - Aug 15, 2017

A special benefit performance of the hugely popular "The Judy Show" at Michael Holmes' Purple Room will kick off an exciting 10th Anniversary season of Dezart Performs. A busy season of Dezart Performs events and provocative cutting-edge productions will begin with a one-night-only dinner show performance of "The Judy Show" at Michael Holmes' Purple Room on Sunday, September 17 at 5 p.m. for dinner, show at 7 p.m.  This show benefits Dezart Performs, a nonprofit theater company which brings many new and never-before-seen productions to the Coachella Valley. Michael Holmes' Purple Room is donating 100% of ticket sales to Dezart Performs and has arranged 100% matching funds for food and beverage for the evening.  (more...)

REDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

raises the stakes in 2017 with a bold international program of daring and provocative artists who confront the most vital issues of our time with intelligent, memorable experiences you won't soon forget. Artists from around the world are using our theater and gallery–and other LA neighborhoods–to probe urgent issues: Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula  uses exquisite movement, music and piercing poetry to masterfully capture the essence of hope in the face of the tragedies facing his war-torn home of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Activist-powerhouse Karen Finley's incisive writing and performing gives us a freshly hilarious and alarming perspective on drastic changes in our own country; and Chile's famed playwright/director Guillermo Calderón directs the U.S. premiere of his work questioning the vital role of artists at times of injustice. (more...)

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Announces TUDOR PORTRAITS Performance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Music transports us to other times and places - join the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Symphony Chorus on a journey to Elizabethan England with works inspired by The Golden Age of English art. (more...)

Oliver Conant and Justyna Kostek to Host World Premiere of DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, Oliver Conant (Author/Director) and Justyna Kostek (Author/Star) will host the World Premiere of their anticipated one-woman tour-de-force musical, DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN, about the life and times of Marlene Dietrich. (more...)

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