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by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
After the launch of her track 'Bad News Baby', Finnish, highlighter haired superstar ALMA teams up with Digital Farm Animals to bring us 'Bad News Baby (DFA remix)' – listen below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Franchise and AMP, in collaboration with the National Basketball Association, will present Momentum, a multi-format exhibition that explores the relationship between basketball culture and art. Held from December 4-8 at the historic Nautilus by Arlo hotel during Art Basel, Momentum highlights a group show of contemporary artists responding to basketball. Complementing this exhibition are video installations and an interactive archive of historic NBA ephemera.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Who knew that cavemen told a?oerock rocka?? jokes or that Molière was a comedian? Audiences will discover these untold secrets and more when Hartford Stage presents The Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete History of Comedy (abridged), written and directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, for a limited engagement run, June 11-21. Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 29.
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
Critically acclaimed singer / songwriter Jolie Holland is releasing ESCONDIDA on vinyl for the first time in honor of its 15 year anniversary. Escondida will be pressed on 140 gram double vinyl at 45rpm for optimum audio quality via her own small-imprint label, Cinquefoil Records. Remastered by Adam Gonsalves at Telegraph Audio in Portland, Oregon. She is currently raising funds to finance the re-issue via an album pre-sales campaign and other offerings hosted on her website.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
New York City's Institute for American Musical Theatre has announced plans for a unique 2-year 'Creators' program. Built and run by award winning lyricist-librettist Sam Carner (Island Song, Unlock'd), the new intensive and highly collaborative training will be guided by a faculty including composer-lyricist Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days, Scotland PA, String), composer-lyricist Michael R. Jackson (A Strange Loop, Teeth, White Girl in Danger), composer Anna K. Jacobs (Pop, Teeth), director Lonny Price (A Class Act, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, Company, Sweeney Todd), composer Derek Gregor (Island Song, Unlock'd), music supervisor Brad Haak (Mary Poppins, Daddy Long Legs), director Marlo Hunter (American Reject, Saved By the Bell: the Musical), musical director Andy Collopy (Lightning Thief), and other Broadway professionals still being confirmed.
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Since its launch in 2015, the Film Movement Classics label has been dedicated to seeking out distinctive films of the past from around the globe, and offering these digitally restored classics to cineastes everywhere. Following the recent theatrical releases of FRITZ LANG'S INDIAN EPIC and Bill Forsyth's coming-of-age classic GREGORY'S GIRL and the home entertainment releases of French farce THE MAD ADVENTURES OF RABBI JACOB and King Hu's pioneering wuxia film, THE FATE OF LEE KHAN, Film Movement has acquired a baker's dozen of British classics from the '40s-'60s for Blu-ray and digital release on the Film Movement Classics label beginning this December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
The Watermill Theatre has announced the casting for the London transfer to Wilton's Music Hall of its highly acclaimed productions of Shakespeare's Macbeth and A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Watermill Ensemble's productions will run from late January to mid-February 2020 and come hot on the heels of their successful Autumn tour of the UK. The run follows the company's production of Twelfth Night which was staged at Wilton's in 2018. It also marks the third London transfer by the Newbury theatre in two months, with Amélie The Musical opening at The Other Palace on November 29th and One Million Tiny Plays About Britain opening at Jermyn Street Theatre on December 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Attracting an international reputation for ground breaking contemporary performance, Melbourne's Arts House continues to draw attention to extraordinary artists who create life-changing art and are driven by cultural transformation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Manhattan mainstay Daryl Sherman returns to Birdland Theater with Satchmo the Singer on Thursday, November 21st at 7:00 & 9:45 pm, focusing on jazz trumpet icon Louis Armstrong as a singer as well as his importance to the American Songbook. Armstrong crossed over and went outside the box with songs from Broadway, film and pop, in addition to his stale repertoire of jazz standards. Known the world over as 'Satchmo,' his unique gravelly sound and phrasing influenced singers from Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald to Frank Sinatra and myriad others.Inspired by the blues and swing, some of Armstrong's best known vocals were 'A Kiss To Build A Dream On,' 'Chim Chim Cheree,' 'La Vie en Rose' and 'Hello Dolly.' Sherman will be joined in her exploration of Satchmo by multi reed stylist Scott Robinson and bassist Boots Maleson.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
HTY is pleased to announce the Hawaii premiere of Love by Australian playwright, Finegan Kruckemeyer.  The play is part of HTY's Resilience Series and is about a community facing a terrible storm together and discovering what matters most.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Netflix today announced Vikings: Valhalla, a new original series from creator Michael Hirst that continues the storytelling of his beloved epic Vikings saga.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
 Daryl Sherman, with her low-key charm and chirping voice, might not be the first singer you would think of to honor Louis Armstrong, the gregarious gravel-toned father of modern American vocalizing. But Sherman's wit, taste, and dedication to choice repertoirea?"not to mention her just-right piano accompanimenta?"give her an unimpeachable edge.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Everyman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 season with Agatha Christie's famous whodunita?"the literary, cinematic, and now theatrical classic, Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Everyman's production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Crazy For You), runs December 3, 2019, through January 5, 2020.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 13, 2019
The world-renowned concert artist celebrates his birthday, the holidays and his upcoming CD release with a one night only concert at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
ELF THE MUSICAL opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, November 22, 2019 and runs through Saturday, December 21, 2019. The 196-seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
2020 marks the biggest milestone in the history of The Dirty Show®, in February the erotic art exhibition will celebrate its 21rst anniversary. In two decades, the exhibition has grown from an underground anomaly to one of Detroit's largest and most popular art events. Today, The Dirty Show® is considered to be the best attended, longest running and largest exhibitions of erotic art in the world. Over the years fine art erotica has poured in from every continent, and thousands of artists and patrons have descended on Detroit to experience the legendary live immersive installations and intense stage revues; featuring burlesque, drag arts as well as performance art of the lascivious kind. This year's featured artist is Niagara, Named headliners this year include drag and burlesque from the likes of dDeAngela Show Shannon Dannie Diesel (of the History Channel's American Pickers), Burlesque Hall-of-Fame winner and Roxi D'lite and boylesque superstars Chris Harder and Jett Adore.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
In another Asia TOPA Australian exclusive, the deeply moving family saga of exile and longing, SAIGON, is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse from 12 a?" 15 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
World-renowned circus show À a?? Làng Pha?' ventures to Melbourne as part of Asia TOPA from 27 a?" 29 February at Arts Centre Melbourne's State Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
The Museum of Russian Icons will be presenting two new special exhibitions in the Spring of 2020; Atomic Alert! Confronting 'The Bomb' in the New Atomic Age, an exploration of the mid-20th century Cold War era, March 20 - May 6; and Maine-based contemporary artist Lesia Sochor's Pysanka: Symbol of Renewal, inspired by the beautiful tradition of Ukrainian Easter egg painting, March 21 - August 2. A mini-display, Fighting Pencils-Fighting Faith, will be on view March 19-September 20, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Critically acclaimed singer / songwriter Jolie Holland will be re-issuing her studio debut Esconidida, as a limited-edition vinyl-only release via her Cinquefoil Records imprint on January 31. Escondida will come as two 45RPM LPs, pressed on 140 gram vinyl for optimum audio quality. The set was remastered by Adam Gonsalves at Telegraph Audio in Portland, Oregon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
On Dec. 26, 2019, Criss Angel MINDFREAK® celebrated the one-year anniversary of the of the first immersive visual spectacular at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The 90-minute magic concert includes Angel's revolutionary new levitation, hailed as the greatest illusion of all time by his peers. Following the finale, the sold-out audience was on their feet to applaud Angel and his cast and crew for their noteworthy milestone. After performing in Las Vegas for more than 11 years, January 1, 2020 was Angel's all-time box-office high - beating the record-setting December 30, 2019; the highest-grossing sold-out show and Mindfreak continues to be the top grossing magic show in Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Orli Shaham, pianist and host of Pacific Symphony's Café Ludwig chamber music series, returns for an afternoon of chamber works both new and old alongside Concertmaster Dennis Kim, violinist Bridget Dolkas, violist Meredith Crawford, flutist Benjamin Smolen and oboist Jessica Pearlman Fields. This a?oeJanáček & Schumanna?? program features a rare work for violin from Czech composer Leoš Janáček, as well as Schumann's inventive Piano Quintet and Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 14, before premiering a brand-new chamber work for flute, oboe and piano by composer Frank Ticheli entitled 'Serenade for Kristin.' 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter, is pleased to present its Spring 2020 season featuring world class artists from around the globe.On Stage At Kingsborough brings high caliber performing arts to Southern Brooklyn, with a diverse roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming.
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Gabrielle Aplin and Nina Nesbitt have collaborated to release a brand new version of Gabrielle's 2016 hit single 'Miss You'. The new song 'Miss You 2' is the coming together of two of the UK's most distinct women in music, showcasing their beautiful voices among the lush hypnotic electronics of the reworked song.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Abhann Productions has announced that Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show will play a strictly limited engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from February 14-16.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 2, 2020
Lin-Manuel Miranda's epic masterpiece Hamilton a?' the Broadway behemoth that continues to take the theater world by storm one city at a time, one stage at a time a?' has settled into its multi-week run at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center, setting records and drawing capacity crowds with its masterful storytelling, engaging and intriguing score and performances by a thoroughly compelling ensemble of actors who bring their characters to life with tremendous aplomb and thorough commitment. Without a doubt, there's been nothing else quite like Hamilton on the Andrew Jackson Hall stage (or any other stage, truth be told) and the show's unique take on American history has created new generations of theater aficionados and history buffs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
After a 3-year hiatus, Open Window Theatre is launching its 2020 Season in a brand-new space with U.S. and regional premieres and a monthly cultural series. It is rare for a theatre to shut down and then return with a larger space, an expanded staff, and more ambitious artistic programming, but Open Window Theatre's loyal audience raised $250,000 to re-launch, leasing a 9,600-square-foot space (30% larger than its previous home) and building a brand-new 170-seat black box theatre in the Salem Square Center. Open Window also hired its first full-time managing director, Cole Matson, Ph.D., and brought its box office manager back on board. 'The journey has been painful but purifying,' says founder and Executive-Artistic Director, Jeremy Stanbary.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Chicago Shakespeare Theater invites audiences to spend their Saturday with Shakespeare in this cleverly abridged, 75-minute production of Short Shakespeare! The Comedy of Errors on Saturdays at 11:00am, January 25a?"February 29, 2020 in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. Filled to the brim with acrobatics and mayhem, the hilarity and hijinks of Shakespeare's comedy are larger-than-life in this vibrant and fast-paced production, making it the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for audiences of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
The not-for-profit Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts announced that it has been awarded with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. NYSCA grants support the transformative impact of arts and culture in New York State.
by David Green - Jan 16, 2020
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her 20s, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock 'n' roll. But it wasn't until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice. The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautifula?"The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Coachella Valley premiere at the McCallum Theatre for five shows on Friday, Feb. 7, through Sunday, Feb. 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
The Music Institute of Chicago hosts its 2020 Anniversary Gala on Monday, April 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Street, celebrating its history as one of the largest and most respected community music schools in the nation. Highlights of this festive evening include presentations of the Dushkin Award to acclaimed pianist Evgeny Kissin and the 11th annual Cultural Visionary Award for Chicago to Helen Zell.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
State Theatre New Jersey presents three amazing shows in February 2020 to celebrate Black History Month including a Tony® Award-winning musical, a Grammy® Award-winning vocal group from South Africa, and a Grammy® Award-winning R&B group.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Hot on the heels of its acclaimed Christmas season run at Jermyn Street Theatre, Craig Taylor's warmhearted, humorous and compassionate series of dramatic vignettes on life in contemporary Britain returns to The Watermill Theatre where it premiered in 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
For the past 126 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. The new Gibson era celebrates the iconic models of the Gibson Golden Era while leaning into the future with instruments that nurture new players across generations, genders, and genres of music. In 2019, Gibson emerged as the legitimate leader again by offering new, relevant and award-winning guitars.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. John Prine, Billy Strings, Colin Hay, Kelsey Waldon, and Gangstagrass will be joining the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Gabrielle Aplin has released a multilingual lyric video for her new single 'Like You Say You Do', taken from her forthcoming third album Dear Happy out January 17th via AWAL and her own label Never Fade Records.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Tacoma Little Theatre continues its 101st season, A SEASON OF FIRSTS, with a hilarious “whodunit” comedy for the season, Holmes for the Holidays (or The Game's Afoot), written by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, The Fox on the Fairway), and directed by Jennifer York. 
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Grammy- and Latin Grammy-nominated artist Kali Uchis debuts a new song, “Solita,” today. Produced by Tainy (J Balvin, Bad Bunny), the track is Uchis' first bilingual single.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents A Classical Christmas with Long Island Concert Orchestra on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 4 p.m. Ticket prices range between $29.00-$59.00, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
Reston Community Players continues its theme of murderous comedy as its 53rd season continues with Ken Ludwig's The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays). The award-winning production that combines murder with nonstop laughter runs January 17-February 1 at the Reston Community Center.
by Lindsay Kruger - Dec 3, 2019
Cape Town is practically shivering in anticipation with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW just days away from opening. This legendary rock 'n roll show - which Christopher Luscombe first directed in 2005 and now with resident director Anton Luitingh by his side - will undoubtedly thrill audiences into 2020. Get to know the directorial duo behind this highly anticipated musical, which has Richard O'Brien's very own stamp of approval on the production.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
HTY has announced the Hawaii premiere of Rainbow created and designed by filmmaker, Adam Larsen, and the HTY ensemble. Simple science, ancient stories, and the emotions we associate with colors come to life in this immersive, theatrical journey which explores one of Hawaii's most important symbols, the rainbow.
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, announces three epic concert series with Sérgio Mendes, Taj Mahal  featuring special guest Willie K and Kool & the Gang. Tickets are on sale now at www.bluenotehawaii.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that individual tickets for RIVERDANCE 25th ANNIVERSARY SHOW will go on sale to the public this Friday, December 6, 2019. RIVERDANCE 25th ANNIVERSARY SHOW will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement from February 4 - 9, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Grammy-and Latin Grammy-nominated artist Kali Uchis unveils music video for new track “Solita” today.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
The Adelaide Festival Board has announced respected arts leader Elaine Chia will join the senior leadership team of the Festival as Executive Director in April 2020.
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Raue Center For The Arts is excited to welcome a masterful tribute to the music of James Taylor! Rock the Raue with a?oeSweet Baby James: The Music of James Taylora?? at 8 p.m. on January 18, 2020!
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019
Everyman Theatre has extended the run of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, currently on stage. Adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig, the Everyman production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi, the show is delighting Everyman audiences and is already 95% sold out during the regular run.
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Gabrielle Aplin has released the brand new song 'Magic', taken from her forthcoming new album Dear Happy out January 17th via AWAL and her own label Never Fade Records.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Everyman Theatre is pleased to announce the extended run of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, currently on stage. will be adding seven shows. Adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig, the Everyman production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi, the show is delighting Everyman audiences and is already 95% sold out during the regular run. 
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