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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018
Lyric Theatre concludes its regular 2018 season next month with a world-premiere rock musical - the fifth title in the organization's New Works Initiative.
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
ABC announced today a star-studded lineup of music, film and television stars who will join the celebration of Mickey Mouse on 'Mickey's 90th Spectacular,' airing SUNDAY, NOV. 4 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. The two-hour television event honoring 90 years of the internationally beloved character will feature appearances by actress, activist and mom Kristen Bell (Disney's 'Frozen'), actress and Hollywood Records/Republic Records recording artist Sofia Carson (Disney's 'Descendants,' Freeform's upcoming 'Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionist'), two-time EmmyÒ Award-winning actor Tony Hale ('Veep,' 'Arrested Development'), and actress Sarah Hyland (ABC's 'Modern Family'), as well as special musical performances by Josh Groban, NCT 127, Leslie Odom Jr., Meghan Trainor and Zac Brown Band. Mr. Iger will make a special appearance during the evening's festivities. More names and details on the exciting performances will be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
Lyric Theatre concludes its regular 2018 season next month with a world-premiere rock musical - the fifth title in the organization's New Works Initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Broadway Records announced today that MARIN MAZZIE & JASON DANIELEY: BROADWAY & BEYOND a?' LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, October 18, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
New York-based vocalist Svetlana will return to Joe's Pub at the Public on Saturday, September 21st to celebrate the release of her new album Night At The Movies, which was officially released today! The star-studded album, which has already garnered praise and attention from the likes of WBGO, JazzTimes and Jazziz Magazine, is her second release as a leader. The show begins at 7pm and tickets are $20.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Last night, the second round of Creative Arts Emmys were awarded!
by Chris Struck - Oct 3, 2019
To fans of Renée Marino, it must come as no surprise that this Jersey, Italian girl would perform a fantastic set while filling the room with her out-sized personality. Her story to becoming film and stage actress became the thrilling subject of yet another spectacular performance.
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
For almost five decades, SESAME STREET has been helping kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder. This November, the groundbreaking show kicks off its 49th season with a special evening presentation of WHEN YOU WISH UPON A PICKLE: A SESAME STREET SPECIAL, debuting SATURDAY, NOV. 10 (7:00-7:45 p.m. ET/PT), followed by new weekly episodes starting SATURDAY, NOV. 17 (9:00-9:30 a.m.). This season, the iconic children's show will explore a “Learning Through Play” curriculum that models how kids can build school readiness skills as they try out different roles during play.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault announced that acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace will return to Ford's to perform the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the company's holiday production of A Christmas Carol. Performances of the classic Charles Dickens story begin November 15 and continue for a six-and-a-half-week engagement through December 30, 2018. This "musically high-spirited" and "infectiously jolly" (The Washington Post) production is adapted by Michael Wilson and directed by Michael Baron.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Ford's Theatre announces that acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace will return to Ford's to reprise the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the company's holiday production of A Christmas Carol.
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
Hulu has announced the titles that are coming and going in November. Please note titles and dates are subject to change.
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
CA's Best Coast -- comprised of singer/guitarist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruno -- released their first ever children's record, entitled Best Kids, as an Amazon Original this summer. Today, the album is being released on limited edition colored vinyl via the band's webstore and via Amazon Music.  All orders from the band will include a Best Kids coloring book with original illustrations by Jess Rotter.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
This holiday season, ABC and Disney Channel will transport the magic of Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line during the holidays to viewers with three magical specials featuring star-studded performances, merry entertainment and more. During the specials, viewers will get exclusive looks at upcoming Disney Parks attractions, including Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, opening soon at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at both Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 29, 2018
Variety is reporting that Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks is currently in talks to portray Gepetto in an upcoming live-action remake of the animated classic Pinocchio.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Center Theatre Group is pleased to announce the five new schools that have been selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theatre programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The five schools are a part of Los Angeles County. The five schools include: Breed Street Elementary (LAUSD), Cantara Street School (LAUSD), Saturn Street Elementary (LAUSD), Tulsa Street Elementary (LAUSD) and Wild Rose School of Creative Arts (Monrovia Unified School District).
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2019
Kristen Bell appeared last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She took the stage with Fallon to perform an epic Disney mashup that you don't want to miss!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Outside in Music will present A Very ChimyTina Christmas featuring viral jazz sensations Martina DaSilva and Dan 'Chimy' Chmielinski. On their debut album, innovative vocalist Martina and dynamic bassist Chmielinski offer a fresh take on nine classic Christmas tunes and one joyous original composition.
by Natasha Ashley - Nov 11, 2019
What better way to bring the Baldwinsville Theatre Guild's season to a close than with an evening of Disney classics. The delightful cabaret took place for a one night only performance at the lovely and cozy Mohegan Manor, a restaurant and banquet event facility in the heart of Baldwinsville, New York. Colin Keating (director) and Erin Sills (Assistant Director) brought a dynamic cast together to showcase some familiar and favorite Disney songs.
by Sarah Hookey - May 8, 2019
Jim J. Bullock (Too Close for Comfort and Broadway's Hairspray) and Josh Strickland (Broadway's Tarzan) head Tuacahn Amphitheater's 2019 season. This year, Tuacahn is recreating some of their most popular productions from the past.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Acclaimed Broadway performer Corey Cott and rising star Mikaela Bennett will headline Lyric Opera of Chicago's premiere of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking American musical West Side Story, presented from May 3 - June 2, 2019 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago (press opening May 4, 2019).
by Brett Cullum - May 19, 2019
It's two women playing writers - one older and one younger. An ALL ABOUT EVE tale spins out, and the show has interesting dynamics to share about artists when they become close friends.
by Shari Barrett - May 17, 2019
Back in 1986, The Actors' Gang presented VIOLENCE: THE MISADVENTURES OF SPIKE SPANGLE, FARMER, originally written and directed by the group's Artistic Director Tim Robbins, which offered a no-holds barred satire of militarism and media manipulation. An updated version written by Robbins and Adam Simon, directed by Bob Turton, has re-invaded The Actors' Gang through June 22, 2019 in Culver City. The political and social satire tells the story of Spike Spangle, a down on his luck farmer who gets sucked into a whirlwind of celebrity and patriotism, fueled by his need for more money. During his journey, Spike joins Superman on billionaire Max Enormous' Celebrity Space Shuttle, and a nefarious plot twist leads to the deification of Spike Spangle as an American hero.
by Larry O'Brien - Mar 21, 2019
Counter-Productions Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of Kevin Broccoli's THE MARRIED NAME this weekend at AS 220's Black Box Theatre, 95 Empire St in Downtown Providence. Broccoli is a very talented actor, playwright, and artistic director of Epic Theatre in Cranston. In an uninterrupted hour and twenty minutes, THE MARRIED NAME deals with four men getting together for dinner a short time before the wedding of two of them. Rex and Dan are planning this wedding and encountering problems that probably should have been dealt with earlier. Kevin Broccoli can write funny.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
An Evening of Disney Jazz: "Everybody wants to be a cat....," a jazz hepcat, that is! Celebrate our Walt Disney's Trains exhibition with an evening of extraordinary music. The superb pianist Mike Greensill, with bass player Carla Kaufman, will have us swingin' in the Main Gallery to jazzy Disney classics (plus train-themed tunes too). Includes admission to Walt Disney's Trains, the audio tour, plus wine and light bites. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
Joshua Hedley is the subject of the latest “My Opry Debut” episode, which premieres today at Rolling Stone Country. Watch/share HERE. Of the mini-documentary, Rolling Stone Country proclaims, “The vocalist offers a pristine delivery, reinforcing his reputation as one of country's new crop of must-hear live performers.” Chronicling Hedley's preparation and experience debuting at the legendary Grand Ole Opry, the video includes exclusive performance footage of “I Never (Shed A Tear)” plus scenes of Old Crow Medicine Show's Cory Younts surprising Hedley with the Opry invitation during a live interview at WSM Radio. 
by Kori Lotito - Jun 27, 2019
Calling all tweens and teens! Performers come in all shapes, sizes, AND ages, so I think it's time we take a minute to put together a list of twenty great audition songs for those actors going to a musical theatre audition who are looking for songs for kids or those in high school. Take this time in your life to pick songs you love, relate to, and can perform! Here's a list of age-appropriate songs to get your wheels turning if you are feeling stuck on what to sing. Break legs!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018
The Princesses are throwing a ball, and you're invited! After twelve sold out shows and a West Coast tour, Broadway's Cinderella, Tony nominee Laura Osnes and music director Benjamin Rauhala returned to host Broadway's most beloved leading ladies at Feinstein's/54 Below. The Princess Party's starriest cast yet sang the most beloved 'Princess' songs of stage and screen in a magical evening.
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2018
Today Los Angeles, CA's Best Coast -- comprised of singer/guitarist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruno -- release their first-ever children's record, entitled Best Kids, as an Amazon Original.  A mix of original songs, covers by the likes of Lesley Gore and Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, and time-worn favorites like 'If You're Happy And You Know It' (feat. special guest Lili Hayes) and 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,' Best Kids takes all of the band's signature sounds -- fuzzy guitars, sun-kissed melodies, and sky-high harmonies -- and makes them kid-sized for the whole family.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens at Tuacahn Center for the Arts; Tony Award Winner Robert L. Freedman attends 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018
The 14/48 Projects is headed back to Seattle parks once again this summer with When You Wish Upon A Pizza. Written by Amy Escobar and directed by Monica Galarneau, this new play will be performed FREE in parks around Seattle starting July 14, 2018.
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2019
This summer at Tuacahn Center for the Arts, a little girl's dream comes alive as she takes you on an enchanted journey through popular Disney classics including Hercules, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, Aladdin, Moana, and many more surprises. The adventures in this musical never stop as you journey deep into Walt Disney's classic film vault.
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2018
Today, Augie Haas releases his new studio album Have We Met?
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 17, 2018
Disney's MY SON PINOCCHIO: GEPPETTO'S MUSICAL TALE at Hale Centre Theatre is an enchanting morality tale for the young and young at heart.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Acclaimed Broadway performer Corey Cott and rising star Mikaela Bennett will headline Lyric Opera of Chicago's premiere of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking American musical West Side Story, presented from May 3 - June 2, 2019 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago (press opening May 4, 2019).
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
The Directors Guild of America  today announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2018.
by Jessica Vanek - Jan 6, 2019
BWW BLOG: 2019 Summer Stock Regional Theatre Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
An Evening of Disney Jazz: "Everybody wants to be a cat....," a jazz hepcat, that is! Celebrate our Walt Disney's Trains exhibition with an evening of extraordinary music. The superb pianist Mike Greensill, with bass player Carla Kaufman, will have us swingin' in the Main Gallery to jazzy Disney classics (plus train-themed tunes too). Includes admission to Walt Disney's Trains, the audio tour, plus wine and light bites. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Toot & Whistle: In this multimedia presentation, learn about Disney animator Ward Kimball - the only employee Walt Disney called a 'genius' - and his incredible railroad hobby.  Kimball supervised the creation of iconic Disney characters including Jiminy Cricket in Pinocchio, the crows in Dumbo, the mice and Lucifer in Cinderella, and the Cheshire Cat,
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2018 were announced tonight during the 71st Annual DGA Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center's Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Roma.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 18, 2019
Desde que se crease el Oscar a mejor cancion en 1934, el galardon ha estado estrechamente relacionado con el Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Singer/songwriter Bill Frisell performs music from his newest pop culture-inspired project at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Tuesday, January 22 at 8 p.m.  
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 30, 2019
Josh Strickland originated the title role in Disney's TARZAN on Broadway, appearing on the original cast album, and has continued his successful career in Las Vegas, television, and music. This summer and fall, he's starring in the unique red rock setting of Tuacahn Amphitheatre as Tarzan and Hercules in Disney's WHEN YOU WISH, which is a colorful revue of Disney music and characters, and as Eric in a reimagined production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. Strickland happily spoke with BroadwayWorld about his experience at Tuacahn and the time he's spent playing Tarzan on Broadway and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
It wouldn't be summer in The Great Auditorium at The OCEAN GROVE CAMP MEETING ASSOCIATION (OGCMA) without the harmonies, choreography, costumes and mellow R&B of the '50s - a hot'n'rollin' DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA - and this 150th anniversary year is no different.
by Kevin Alvey - Aug 26, 2019
Michael Feinstein's show 'I Happen To Like New York' hit all the right notes by bringing songs from both the classic American songbook and the 'new' American songbook to the Manhattan nightclub scene.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018
Lyric Theatre concludes its regular 2018 season next month with a world-premiere rock musical - the fifth title in the organization's New Works Initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018
Centre Stage announces its 2018-2019 Cabaret Benefit Series. These one or two-night only special fundraising events will feature spectacular performances by some of Greenville's finest actors and vocalists. These events are not part of our Main Stage Series or Fringe Series, but instead are stand alone pieces designed to entertain and dazzle. Each event includes appetizers and desserts from the finest restaurants in the Upstate, as well as complimentary wine and champagne at intermission.
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
Third Man recording artist Joshua Hedley has announced Apple Music's exclusive premiere of his latest video, 'Weird Thought Thinker,' streaming HERE. 'Weird Thought Thinker' is but one of the many highlights found on Hedley's critically acclaimed debut album, MR. JUKEBOX, available now via Third Man for streaming and download HERE.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
The British Theatre Academy is to produce Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr. as part of its second annual summer season takeover at Southwark Playhouse.