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'Sincerely, L. Cohen': A Live Celebration of Leonard Cohen' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

SINCERELY, L. COHEN: A LIVE CELEBRATION OF LEONARD COHEN is out today -- what would have been Leonard Cohen's 83rd birthday. The live album is available for streaming and download via the Royal Potato Family. (more...)

Powerful Leonard Cohen Tribute Comes To The Epstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A Tribute show celebrating the legendary Leonard Cohen comes to the Epstein Theatre next month after winning acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

Trisha Brown Dance Company Launches 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) launches its 2017-2018 season with a busy calendar, showcasing masterpieces and other beloved works by one of the most influential choreographers from the postmodern era. Highlights include a week-long run at The Joyce Theater (December 12-17); live performances at New York City Center as part of the 2017 Fall for Dance Festival (October 2 & 3) and at Lincoln Center as part of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance's 2018 season (March 14, 16, 18 & 20); and touring in the U.S. and France. This fall also features a public Community Memorial honoring the life and work of Trisha Brown presented by Danspace Project. (October 28). (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...)

80's Nights and More Return to The Iridium This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Iridium has announced its lineup of fall events. Spanning several different styles and decades, the Iridium keeps things interesting all fall long. See the full schedule below! (more...)

THE FAB FOUR - THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE Comes to Ridgefield This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Relive The Beatles at the height of their fame with The Fab Four The Ultimate Tribute at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 21 at 8pm. The Emmy Award winning band brings a night of note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as 'Can't Buy Me Love,' 'Yesterday,' 'A Day In The Life,' 'Twist And Shout,' 'Here Comes The Sun,' and 'Hey Jude. The Fab Four will make you think you're watching the real thing! In this Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity performance, 'Ed Sullivan' takes the audience through a magical mystery tour of the Beatles' ever-changing career. Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. This is arguably the best Beatles band in the world and has amazed audiences in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, the UK, Germany, Mexico and Canada. The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, The Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing! Make it a great night out with dinner and a show - visit 850 Degrees Wood Fired Restaurant (424 R. Main Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a complimentary draft beer with purchase of an entree when you show your ticket! The Beatles are a featured artist of 95.9fm The Fox. (more...)

Scooter Braun Talks Working with Kanye and Trying Times with Justin Bieber
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Gayle King recently sat down with Scooter Braun for an interview about his philanthropy, working with Kanye, trying times with Justin Bieber and more. The interview aired on CBS This Morning today. Watch the video below: (more...)

Florida Georgia Line, Jason Derulo, Dolly Parton & More Featured in Next THE PICKUP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Continuing the tradition of bringing you the latest in country music news, The Pickup starts by paying Tribute to two country music artists taken way too soon. (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...)

Rachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Rachel Tucker, a West Side Story 60th Anniversary Celebration, Julia Mattison Is Ruby Manger, Gloria Reuben, Brittain Ashford and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

David Charles Abell Named Principal Guest Conductor of Philly POPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Philly POPS announced today that David Charles Abell has been named Principal Guest Conductor. (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED SHOES Captivate LA
by Don Grigware - Sep 21, 2017

Matthew Bourne and his New Adventures Company spell electricity from the getgo. When critics, actors and other fans heard that Bourne was bringing the premiere US production of The Red Shoes to the Ahmanson for two weeks only, it instantly became a hot ticket. Why? What he produces and directs supercedesballet; even wordless, it's as theatrical as you can get with visual images and musical sounds that are super exciting to watch and listen to...and the music of Bernard Herrmann accompanying this piece is one of the greatest treats imaginable. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT at Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Sep 21, 2017

Rent. Jonathan Larson's musical masterpiece inspired by Puccini's La Boheme celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Its theme, characters and life lessons are as current today as they were 20 years ago. You can't help but believe that Mark, Maureen, Joanne, Mimi, Roger, Angel, Tom, and Benny, continue to be watched over by Mr. Larson, their creator and guardian angel, whose untimely death missed opening night of his legacy by a few short days. I think his sudden death gave all the more meaning to the song 'No Day But Today'. Launching careers of performers such as Anthony Rapp, Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs, today these big names continue to pay Tribute to him singing the show's most popular tunes to an escalating fan base of Rent admirers. (more...)

Video: From Disco Diva to Stage Goddess- Donna Summer Does Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 20, 2017

This afternoon, La Jolla Playhouse announced the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. (more...)

Oscar Winner Sean Penn Joins Hulu's Original Drama Series THE FIRST
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Academy Award -winning actor Sean Penn has joined Beau Willimon's upcoming Hulu original drama series THE FIRST. Though details about the role remain under wraps, this marks the acclaimed actor's first foray into television. (more...)

The Paley Center to Pay Tribute to Alec Baldwin at Fall Luncheon
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

On November 2, 2017, The Paley Center for Media will pay Tribute to Alec Baldwin's illustrious career at A Paley Honors Luncheon Celebrating Alec Baldwin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dianna Agron Makes Cafe' Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 20, 2017

New York City has a talented new resident and what better way to introduce herself to the Big Apple than to debut at Cafe Carlyle. Last night Dianna Agron, the acclaimed singer, dancer and actress did just that and New Yorkers gave her a warm welcome. (more...)

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater to Salute Folk Music with THE LONESOME TRAVELER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with The Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical at the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, PA on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Star Kevin Smith Kirkwood to Return to Joe's Pub with CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Kevin Smith Kirkwood, currently appearing on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, will bring CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! back to Joe's Pub at The Public later this season after another smash, sold-out show earlier this summer. (more...)

La MaMa Presents Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective's DON'T FEED THE INDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La MaMa proudly presents the world premiere of Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective's Don't Feed the Indians: A Divine Comedy Pageant, conceived, written and directed by Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahannock Nations), with musical direction by Kevin Tarrant (Hopi/Ho-Chunk Nations), and featuring an all Native American cast. (more...)

Melissa Etheridge, Laurie Hernandez, Lindsey Stirling, and Mark Ballas Headline JUMP, JIVE & THRIVE Cancer Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

On Sunday, October 8, JUMP, JIVE & THRIVE will present a star-studded unique live show for the whole family combining the best of music, gymnastics and dance to celebrate cancer survivorship. (more...)

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever to Take on Title Role in New Donna Summer Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. (more...)

Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative Invites Residents & Visitors to GET YOUR GROVE ON!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

This October the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative (DBMC) invites all residents and visitors to kick off the season with Grove Week seven full days of celebrating the arts in the city's popular Pineapple Grove Arts District. (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...)

PIAF! THE SHOW Comes to the Eisemann Center, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents PIAF! THE SHOW, a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 8:00 pm in the Hill Performance Hall. (more...)

Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Returns to Hyenas in Texas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Direct from his own show in Las Vegas, Don Barnhart will bring his comedy hypnosis show back to Hyena's in Texas for some of the craziest interactive comedy turning audience members into the stars of the show. (more...)

Brit Floyd presents IMMERSION World Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns, as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, 'Immersion World Tour 2017'. The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunning million dollar light show and state of the art video design. (more...)

San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Announces Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For one spectacular weekend, Micaya presents the SF International Hip Hop DanceFest (SFIHHDF), featuring groundbreaking hip-hop performances from 17 dance companies from around the globe. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events! (more...)

BWW Feature: 2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON at Old School Square
by John Lariviere - Sep 19, 2017

Old School Square is launching the 2017-2018 season with 11 outstanding shows and concerts in October & November. Tickets are available for online purchase now at and the eight Friday Concerts are all free. (more...)

Jane Birkin to Perform Symphonic Tribute to Serge Gainsbourg at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Actress, singer, songwriter and fashion icon Jane Birkin will perform Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le symphonique her Tribute to late husband Serge Gainsbourg with a symphonic orchestra at Carnegie Hall on February 1. (more...)

Jane Birkin to Perform at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Actress, singer, songwriter and fashion icon Jane Birkin will perform Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le symphonique her Tribute to late husband Serge Gainsbourg with a symphonic orchestra at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on February 1. The concert, presented by Metropolitan Entertainment, marks Birkin's first U.S. performance since 2011 and is part of an extensive international concert tour that has seen her playing to full houses in Montreal, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris and London, among many other cities. American Express pre-sale is available from September 20 at 10 a.m. to September 21 at 10 p.m., followed by venue/promoter pre-sale on September 21 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.). Public on-sale begins September 22 at 10 a.m. all times are Eastern. Tickets are available by visiting, calling CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800, and in person at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, located at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in New York City. (more...)

Jazz Musician Barron Ryan Releases Piano Rendition Of 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Today, contemporary jazz musician Barron Ryan released his solo piano rendition of the Michael Jackson classic Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough. The stirring cover shows off Barron's exceptional talent and pays Tribute to one of the world's greatest artists. (more...)

LA.-A-GO-GO Celebrates California's Rock, Soul and Surf Pioneers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

When the history of Los Angeles rock 'n' roll is told, bands like the Beach Boys, the Byrds, and the Doors typically are mentioned as founding fathers. As great as those bands are, many other acts have played important roles too. The inaugural LA-A-GO-GO concert shines a spotlight on some of these beloved local music heroes in a remarkable gathering happening November 4, 2017 at the Regent Theater in downtown L.A. (more...)

BWW Review: Terrific New Theatre has a key to the Comedy Townhouse in THE TRIBUTE ARTIST
by David Edward Perry - Sep 19, 2017

The Tribute Artist by Charles Busch has the structure of a classic 40's comedy. Silly situations, gender bending, zingy one-liners and fluctuating sexual tensions are afoot. (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

The Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, will now play through Sunday, October 29 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre due to popular demand. This limited engagement, which began previews August 3 and opened August 24, is produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Gorgeous Entertainment. (more...)

Myrne Unleasehes 'Confessions' + Announces North America Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Monstercat signee and future bass music authority MYRNE has unleashed his latest bass fueled offering, 'Confessions'. Teaming up with fellow Monstercat regular vocalist Cozi Zuehlsdorff for the release, 'Confessions' is out now and available to purchase and stream via all major music platforms. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Kyle Jurassic Talks 'BUDDY' at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 19, 2017

KYLE JURASSIC (Buddy Holly) is elated to be making his Dutch Apple debut. BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Kyle about the production. (more...)

Matt Doyle and Ali Ewoldt to Perform with New York Pops in Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 27, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 35th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with a concert celebrating the centennial of the birth of the orchestra's founder, Skitch Henderson (1918-2018). (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JERSEY BOYS, Kansas and More Set for Palace Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Palace Theater's 17 18 season is nothing short of phenomenal boasting a two-week engagement of the blockbuster Cameron Macintosh's production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's The Phantom of the Opera, plus four other Tony Award winning musicals as part of the Webster Broadway series, along with concerts by Ray Lamontagne, Kansas and Kool & the Gang, guaranteed to have you celebrating good times all year long! (more...)

Sing Hallelujah As Pilkington Musical Theatre Company present SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Following on from the recent successes of Addams Family, Acorn Antiques The Musical and last year's sell out show Annie, Pilkington Musical Theatre Company will be bringing the hilarious and heavenly Sister Act The Musical to the stage at St Helens Theatre Royal from Thu 12 Sat 14 October. (more...)

Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Bob Wolff to Be Honored by WFUV
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Award-winning PBS News Hour anchors Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the Charles Osgood for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from WFUV Radio (90.7 FM/, the noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for nearly 70 years. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Patti Smith to Headline & Be Honored at 37th Annual John Lennon Tribute in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Theatre Within, the grassroots non-profit behind the Annual John Lennon Tribute charity concert since 1981, will honor music legend Patti Smith as the fourth recipient of the John Lennon Real Love Award at its 37th Annual John Lennon Tribute on Friday, December 1 at Symphony Space, NYC. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Releases 'Willie Nelson and the Boys (Willie's Stash, Vol. 2), 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Legacy Recordings will release Willie Nelson and the Boys, the eagerly-awaited second installment in the acclaimed Willie's Stash archival recordings series, on Friday, October 20. (more...)

See Alvin Ailey, Michael Feinstein, and More in 'NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Symphonic music, tap, R&B, modern dance, American Song and all that jazz, performed by an array of artists beloved by audiences around the world, will be experienced for one night only in NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert! on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017


Leftover Salmon Comes to Boulder Theater This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Leftover Salmon with High Country Horns, featuring Jennifer Hartswick and Skerik, along with Grant Farm (11/24) and The Drunken Hearts (11/25), and Cu Denver Bluegrass Ensemble (both Nights), will take over the Boulder Theateron Friday, November 24, and Saturday, November 25, 2017. (more...)

The Bessie Awards Announce Presenters and Performers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announce the lineup of special guests for the 33rd annual Bessie Awards. The ceremony, hosted by performance artist/entertainer Shernita Anderson and American Ballet Theatre principal dancer James Whiteside, will be held on Monday, October 9, at 7:30pm, at NYU's Skirball Center for the Arts. Doors open at 6:30pm for red carpet and pre-show celebrations. (more...)

RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES Comes to the Fox Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Join RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles as they celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the release of The Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album! The Celebration begins Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at 5 p.m. for one performance ONLY at Atlanta's Fox Theatre! (more...)

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