Woman of the Year

Based on the MGM film by Ring Lardner, Jr. and Michael Kanin

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by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Ten-time Grammy Award winner and record-breaking global pop icon Taylor Swift will serve as the Mega Mentor on Season 17 of NBC's four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series a?oeThe Voice.a?? Coaches John Legend and Blake Shelton made the announcement on Instagram and Twitter today - see the posts below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents a fully staged production of Wrinkles, the Musical. With book and lyrics by Wilderness Sarchild and Naomi Turner, Wrinkles, the Musical is directed by Dani Davis and runs October 18-27, with performances at 7:30 p.m.
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
E! announced today that global superstar P!NK will be celebrated with 'The People's Champion of 2019' award at the 'E! People's Choice Awards.' P!NK will be recognized for her continued support and work alongside No Kid Hungry, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Planned Parenthood, REVERB, Autism Speaks and Human Rights Campaign, and as an ambassador for UNICEF.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble and Il Volo, CRISTINA FONTANELLI brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 16th-Annual 'Christmas In Italy' show at the Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m. Called a 'Vocal genius' by the New York Sun, Ms. Fontanelli's show is a love letter to her Italian heritage.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'Scandal' star and Broadway vet Kerry Washington has joined the cast of 'The Prom,' a Netflix adaptation of the hit Broadway musical. The cast already includes heavy-hitters like Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the next production in its 25th Anniversary season: the New Faces Sing Broadway series. New Faces Sing Broadway 1956, hosted by Angela Ingersoll, directed by Brianna Borger and music directed by Chuck Larkin, returns to Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and to The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Filled with humor, romance, drama and nonstop melody, THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND is a musical celebration of life and the enduring human spirit that keeps us all going. This musical revue is a clever collage from the songbook of the multi-Tony award-winning team of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
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by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
CBS has ordered GAME ON!, a sports comedy entertainment series based on “A League of Their Own,” the BAFTA-winning U.K. series currently in its 14th season on Sky. The U.S. version will be hosted by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning actor, writer and producer Keegan-Michael Key, and will feature tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams and New England Patriots Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski as team captains. Actor and comedian Bobby Lee (“Mad TV,” “Tiger Belly”) and Emmy Award-winning writer Ian Karmel (THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN) will serve as comedian panelists.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Rick Braun is a musician, record producer and father of Emma, his 19-year-old daughter with autism. Braun's signature events raise funds for a variety of autism related causes through his immense fan base. This year's recipient, Meristem, holds a special place for the Brauns; Emma is a student at Meristem, a school for young adults on the autism spectrum.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
2019 Cabaret Series finale, DAMIEN & NICOLE: REFLECTIONS ON A LIFETIME IN THEATER opens November 8 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST opens on November 29 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies.
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
Billboard announced today that six time Grammy-nominated artist, Billie Eilish, will be presented with the 2019 Woman of the Year award at the Women in Music Event on Thursday, December 12 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Previous Woman of the Year award recipients include Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Billboard announced today that Taylor Swift will be honored with the first-ever Woman of the Decade Award at the 2019 Women in Music Event on December 12 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Swift will be among several high-profile female artists to be honored at the annual award show including Alanis Morissette, Brandi Carlile, Nicki Minaj and more to be announced in the coming weeks.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Kate Baldwin on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Artists Lounge Live presents GET HAPPY: ANGELA INGERSOLL SINGS JUDY GARLAND, June 20-30, at Mercury Theater Chicago's Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago. Angela Ingersoll's Emmy-nominated performance, as seen on PBS, celebrates Judy Garland live in concert with virtuosic vocals, compassionate storytelling, and naturally winning humor. Her intimate engagement at Venus Cabaret commemorates the 50th anniversary of Garland's passing and invites audiences to raise a glass to the birth of the Pride movement.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2019
Frontier Comedy is thrilled to announce the first ever joint show for Australia's most adorable BFFs, Christian Hull & Tanya Hennessy! The pair are joining forces to perform live on stage together on their first joint tour - beginning with a show at City Hall on Tanya's home turf of Newcastle on Thursday 27 June, before heading to Brisbane's Old Museum on Friday 28 June, Sydney's Factory Theatre on Saturday 29 June and wrapping up at Melbourne's Comic's Lounge on Sunday 30 June. 
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will continue on July 1 at 8pm, honoring pop superstar Ariana Grande with a bombshell cast of Broadway stars including Isaac Cole Powell (Once on This Island), Carrie St. Louis (Kinky Boots), and Ciara Renee (Pippin). The one-night-only concert will feature completely new arrangements of the hits of the award-winning artist, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations of her music.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Producer Farm is a joint initiative from Bristol Old Vic Ferment, Coombe Farm Studios, Dance Umbrella, Fuel and In Between Time. Now in its fourth year, the week-long residency for creative producers returns to Coombe Farm Studios in Dittisham, Devon in June 2019. The programme aims to provide time and space for producers in any field of contemporary performance to consider their current work and future potential.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical that will close the company's 2018/19 Season. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
"Ad Nauseam" is an alternate view of the 1960's where Mad Women run the world of advertising instead of Mad Men. On Madidaughter Avenue, women call the shots, drink the martinis, and churn through male secretaries faster than it takes to wear out a pair of pantyhose.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
Artists Lounge Live presents GET HAPPY: ANGELA INGERSOLL SINGS JUDY GARLAND, as seen on PBS; at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069 on Saturday, June 8 at 8pm and Sunday, June 9 at 2pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Performance Today has announced the winner for its newest honor in classical music. Grammy Award winner JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center, has been named the first-ever Classical Woman of the Year by Performance Today, which is produced by American Public Media and heard on radio stations across the nation.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
The Herberger Theater Center is pleased to announce the induction of Billie Jo and Judd Herberger into the Herberger Performing and Broadcast Arts Hall of Fame at a special reception on Friday, October 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
Billboard is proud to announce today that singer, songwriter and producer Juan Luis Guerra will take the stage as a special guest in a Q&A during this year's Billboard Latin Music Week. The internationally recognized star hailing from the Dominican Republic will headline the 'The Legend Q&A' session on Wednesday, April 24. Billboard's Latin Music Week will take place at The Venetian in Las Vegas April 22-25.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Amazon Music announces that 10-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist and one of the most influential artists of our time, Taylor Swift, will headline the Prime Day Concert on July 10, 2019, streaming live on Prime Video at 9 p.m. ET in a first-of-its-kind event that celebrates the best in Amazon entertainment, exclusively for Prime members. The Prime Day Concert presented by Amazon Music will provide an unforgettable experience for members worldwide with an evening of additional performances from chart-topping artists including two-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist Dua Lipa, multi-award-winning artist SZA, and global superstar Becky G. Hosted by award-winning actress Jane Lynch (TheMarvelous Mrs. Maisel, Glee), the Prime Day Concert presented by Amazon Music will be available to Prime members to stream on-demand after the live show for a limited time on Prime Video, which will include select songs from each performance. For more details on the show, and to add it to your watch list, head to primevideo.comprimedayconcert.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Betty Reid Soskin's Little Village Foundation release, A Lifetime of Being Betty, is a fascinating work that taps into one African-American woman's American experience, and in the process tells an important story that's intimate, expansive and inspiring. The album was produced by Rosebud Agency founder and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Mike Kappus, whose production credits include projects that have earned four GRAMMY Awards (13 nominations overall) and included collaborations with John Lee Hooker, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Ry Cooder, Ben Harper, and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
"Complicated," "Sk8er Boi," "When You're Gone," "Girlfriend," "My Happy Ending" - the music of eight-time Grammy Award-nominated singersongwriter and Rolling Stone's 2002 Influential Woman of the Year, Avril Lavigne, comes to Feinstein's54 Below for one night only!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Following the first ever UK & Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical in 2018, casting has been revealed as the production prepares for its 2019 worldwide tour. After opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking on 11 July 2019, the production led by returning director Thom Southerland will tour across the world until 15 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Broadway talents including Desi Oakley (Chicago), Ryann Redmond (Frozen), and Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening) complete the lineup for the next installment of the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, honoring the pop superstar Ariana Grande. Cast members from Broadway shows including Moulin Rouge, Head Over Heels, and Summer will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of the Grammy Award winning singer, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations of her music.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
15TH Anniversary Hearts for the Arts Fundraiser Gala is on June 22, 2019 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Model, actress, and recovery coach Dona Speir announces the publication of her autobiographical memoir, 'Naked Truth: The Fall and Rise of Dona Speir' (ISBN: 978-1939282422). Co-written with well-known author/journalist Chris Epting, this memoir reveals the hard truths, personal struggles, and eventual triumph over abuse, sexual exploitation, and addiction that have shaped Speir's life.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Frontier Comedy is thrilled to announce a huge joint tour for prolific comedians, content creators and BFFs Christian Hull & Tanya Hennessy! The adorable duo are joining forces to perform live on stage together in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Auckland, Brisbane and Sydney through September and into October.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Montaigne (aka Jessica Cerro) is sure to be a name and voice you soon won't forget. At only 23 years old, the latinx Australian singer-songwriter has already dominated the charts on her home turf with each single on her debut album Glorious Heights hitting #1 most played on triple j while her certified-Gold single 'Because I Love You' hit #25 on triple j's 'Hottest 100' charts. It's no surprise Montaigne has surpassed 8.5 million streams on her most popular track on Spotify - the songstress won the 'Best Breakthrough Artist' ARIA Award (equivalent to the US Grammy), was also nominated for Cosmopolitan's 'Fearless Woman Of The Year' Award, and commended by Sia personally following her triple j 'Like A Version' cover of 'Chandelier.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
In the ridiculously short time since Christian Hull & Tanya Hennessy announced their debut joint tour of Australia & New Zealand, tickets have proven so hot that Frontier Comedy have added three new shows to satisfy thirsty fans. A third Melbourne date on Thursday 19 September will join the pair's two already sold-out Comic's Lounge shows, while Canberra fans of the adorable duo can now also see them live at The Street Theatre with two shows on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Maine State Music Theatre is going to Yonkers for its third show of the season, Hello, Dolly! from July 17 - August 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she's an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. 'Late for Martinis' is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Six-time Grammy Award nominee Billie Eilish has made her directorial debut with the official music video for 'xanny.' Billie revealed today: 'I'm very excited to share my directorial debut. Visuals are so important to me, and I'm very proud to be in a place where I can present my creative vision exactly as I want it. Thank you to everyone who has put their trust in me.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presented the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by Kate Baldwin on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Back after a sold-out performance in 2018a?? a?oeWhat About Us,a?? a?oeJust Give Me A Reason,a?? a?oeF**kin' Perfect,a?? a?oeSo What,a?? a?oeGet The Party Starteda?? a?" the music of three-time Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter and Billboard's 2013 Woman of the Year, P!NK, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for one night only! Join over a dozen Broadway performers and rising stars as we celebrate the two-decade long career of one of this generation's most trailblazing artists: P!NK.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
The cast of 'ANNE FRANK, a musical', based on Anne Frank's life will feature 12 artists on stage to recreate Anne Frank's life filled with the touching music and lyrics written by Jean Pierre Hadida. This production marks the U.S Off-Broadway Premiere of this successful French musical which will be performed for the first time in English (adapted by Dylan Hadida). Directed and produced by David Serero, this new Off-Broadway production will take place at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street New York 10016), originally produced by Francine Disegni for Broadway Mad Production, Simon & Michal Kalfon.
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Montaigne (aka Jessica Cerro) is sure to be a name and voice you soon won't forget. At only 23 years old, the Australian Latinx-Filipina singer-songwriter has already dominated the charts on her home turf with each single on her debut album Glorious Heights hitting #1 most played on triple j while her certified-Gold single 'Because I Love You' hit #25 on triple j's 'Hottest 100' charts.It's no surprise Montaigne has surpassed 15 million streams on her most popular track  - the songstress won the 'Best Breakthrough Artist' ARIA Award (equivalent to the US Grammy), was also nominated for Cosmopolitan's 'Fearless Woman Of The Year' Award, and commended by Sia personally following her triple j 'Like A Version' cover of 'Chandelier.' 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
In keeping with the founders' goals, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents a fully staged production of Wrinkles, the Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
The Tampa Bay Business Journal has announced that Susan Crockett, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc., President & CEO has been named one of the 27 honorees for the 2019 BusinessWoman of the Year Award.  A panel of judges selected this year's slate of honorees from hundreds of nominations.  Criteria included business success, community involvement, leadership ability and influence on the region.  More than 300 were nominated and over 120 applications were submitted. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
Ozuna is the single most successful Latin artist on the market today. His 2018 album, Aura debuted with the largest streaming week ever for a Latin release on the Billboard charts and ended the year as the No. 1 Latin album on the charts. It was followed by Odisea, his 2017 release which spent a record-breaking 32 consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart in 2017 and 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre's final production in its 2018 - 2019 "lost" musicals in staged concert series is Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys,  with book by Groucho Marx's son Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher, music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Christie Chiles Twille.  Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys is presented for three performances Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
Celebrating its 24th year, the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation's signature event, Taste for a Cure, will be held on Friday, April 26 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. During this special evening, the 2019 Gil Nickel Humanitarian Award will be presented to Sandra Stern, President of Lionsgate's Television Group.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
Emmy nominee Angela Ingersoll appears one night only in her concert GET HAPPY: ANGELA INGERSOLL SINGS JUDY GARLAND, as seen on PBS, Saturday, April 13, 2019, at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. Presented in association with Artists Lounge Live.