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STEVIE WONDER

 

BIO: Dubbed “Little Stevie Wonder” by Motown’s Berry Gordy, he was signed to the label when he was only 12 years old and was just 13 when the live recording “Fingertips (Part 2)” hit no. 1 pop and R&B. Pla... (read more...)

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PCPA to Launch LEGENDS MUSIC SERIESPCPA to Launch LEGENDS MUSIC SERIES
January 23, 2015

Theater Works at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) presents The Legends Music Series, an exciting new collaboration with TAD Management! (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BROADWAY SINGS P!NK with Lena Hall, Christine Dwyer & MoreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BROADWAY SINGS P!NK with Lena Hall, Christine Dwyer & More
by Stage Tube - January 23, 2015

Broadway Sings, the concert series honoring pop stars with a Broadway twist, concludes its seventh installment this Sunday, Jan. 25, at (le) Poisson Rouge after a sold out show on Monday at Highline B... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Returns on 1/25- Watch Concert Highlights!STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Returns on 1/25- Watch Concert Highlights!
by Stage Tube - January 23, 2015

Broadway Sings, the concert series honoring pop stars with a Broadway twist, concludes its seventh installment this Sunday at (le) Poisson Rouge after a sold out show on Monday at Highline Ballroom. S... (more...)


Toshi Reagon, Gavin Creel, Barnaby Bright and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/1Toshi Reagon, Gavin Creel, Barnaby Bright and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/1
January 21, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, running now through February 1, 2015. Details below! (more...)


CABARET LIFE NYC: Listmania Redux! My Best/Favorite 20 Shows & Performances of 2014, With 30 'Bests & Mosts' of An Exciting Year in CabaretCABARET LIFE NYC: Listmania Redux! My Best/Favorite 20 Shows & Performances of 2014, With 30 'Bests & Mosts' of An Exciting Year in Cabaret
by Stephen Hanks - January 21, 2015

As the days dwindled down to a precious few in 2014, a few cabaret goers and performers in what is affectionately but also self-mockingly called the “cabaret community” would sidle up and ask if I was... (more...)


BWW Reviews: MOTOWN:THE MUSICAL at Shea's Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: MOTOWN:THE MUSICAL at Shea's Performing Arts Center
by Michael Rabice - January 21, 2015

When brainstorming concepts for new shows, the idea of making a musical about Berry Gordy--not necessarily a household name, may have seemed like an odd choice. So let's look at Plan B....a musical ... (more...)


Stevie Wonder Performs at Funeral Service for Gospel Legend Andrae CrouchStevie Wonder Performs at Funeral Service for Gospel Legend Andrae Crouch
January 21, 2015

The list of performers and speakers paying tribute to Gospel legend Andrae Crouch continues to grow, with Stevie Wonder now confirmed to perform at today's Celebration of Life funeral service. (more...)


Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir to Present 'HALLELULAH PRAISE,' 2/28-3/1Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir to Present 'HALLELULAH PRAISE,' 2/28-3/1
January 21, 2015

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir presents its highly-anticipated annual gospel music workshop and concert Hallelujah Praise: Motown Meets Gospel - at Ryerson United Church (2195 W. 45th Avenue, Vanco... (more...)


Sony/ATV Appoints Moses Martiny to Vice President Digital, EuropeSony/ATV Appoints Moses Martiny to Vice President Digital, Europe
January 21, 2015

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has today announced it has appointed Moses Martiny to the role of Vice President Digital, Europe. (more...)


Ladysmith Black Mambazo to Play Holland Performing Arts Center, 2/20Ladysmith Black Mambazo to Play Holland Performing Arts Center, 2/20
January 20, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents the Ladysmith Black Mambazo in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center Friday, February 20, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $20, and are available at TicketO... (more...)


Barbra Streisand Goes Platinum for History-Making 31st Time with PARTNERSBarbra Streisand Goes Platinum for History-Making 31st Time with PARTNERS
January 20, 2015

The Recording Industry Association of America has certified Barbra Streisand's album 'Partners' as gold, with over 500,000 sold. This is the 52nd gold in Streisand's career and the most for any female... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - January 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pha... (more...)


Photo Coverage: Bye Bye Baby- MOTOWN  Cast Takes Final Broadway Bow!Photo Coverage: Bye Bye Baby- MOTOWN Cast Takes Final Broadway Bow!
by Walter McBride - January 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, ended its Broadway run yesterday, January 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN i... (more...)


WAKE UP with BWW 1/19/2015 - CHICAGO's New Billy, Scott Alan at 54 Below and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/19/2015 - CHICAGO's New Billy, Scott Alan at 54 Below and More!
by Jessica Showers - January 19, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CHICAGO crowns its new King of the Courtroom,... (more...)


Lena Hall, Lesli Margherita, Kate Shindle and More Set for BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Tonight at Highline BallroomLena Hall, Lesli Margherita, Kate Shindle and More Set for BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Tonight at Highline Ballroom
January 19, 2015

BROADWAY SINGS P!NK, the seventh concert of the series, is set for tonight, January 19, at the Highline Ballroom. (more...)


STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway CastSTAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway Cast
by Stage Tube - January 18, 2015

The touring production of MOTOWN the Musical sent a special 'Happy Trails' to the Broadway Production of MOTOWN, closing today, Sunday Jan. 18. With direction and arrangement by Jesse Nager (Smokey Ro... (more...)


BWW Flashback: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Ends Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Ends Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - January 18, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, ends its Broadway run today, January 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN is set... (more...)


NBC Developing Underground Railroad-Themed Broadway Musical w/ Score by Stevie WonderNBC Developing Underground Railroad-Themed Broadway Musical w/ Score by Stevie Wonder
January 16, 2015

'Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories From the Underground Railroad' is in development as a stage musical from Broadway producer Tara Smith's Triptyk Studios, Brian LaRoda and Universal Stage Productions, wi... (more...)


NBC to Air New Historical Mini-Series FREEDOM RUN Produced by Stevie WonderNBC to Air New Historical Mini-Series FREEDOM RUN Produced by Stevie Wonder
January 16, 2015

NBC is bringing both the heartbreaking and uplifting stories during one of America's most tumultuous periods to television in adapting author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Betty DeRamus' acclaimed book ... (more...)


Original MOTOWN Cast Member to Join National Tour as 'Smokey Robinson'Original MOTOWN Cast Member to Join National Tour as 'Smokey Robinson'
January 16, 2015

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy have announced that MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL original Broadway cast member Jesse Nager has joined the First National Tour in the leading role of Smokey... (more...)


MOTOWN Recoups Broadway Investment Before Closing Night!MOTOWN Recoups Broadway Investment Before Closing Night!
January 16, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the smash hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, will play its final performance of its current Broadway engagement this Sunda... (more...)


Martina McBride to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2015Martina McBride to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2015
January 15, 2015

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will present Country superstar Martina McBride with its prestigious Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award during the Music Biz 2015 Awards Luncheon (more...)


Denis Lambert to Perform at 54 Below Mary Michael Patterson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone & More, 1/31Denis Lambert to Perform at 54 Below Mary Michael Patterson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone & More, 1/31
January 15, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Denis Lambert with Mary Michael Patterson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Amy Jo Jackson and more on January 31, 2015. (more...)


PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1
January 15, 2015

Constantly in search of new musical terrain, the PRISM Quartet (Timothy McAllister, Taimur Sullivan, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon)—“one of America's finest saxophone quartets for three decades” (T... (more...)


Diane Schuur to Bring WITH LOVE FROM DEEDS AND DIVA to the Iridium for Valentine's DayDiane Schuur to Bring WITH LOVE FROM DEEDS AND DIVA to the Iridium for Valentine's Day
January 14, 2015

Celebrate this Valentine's Day weekend WITH LOVE FROM DEEDS AND DIVA - a very special three-night engagement where two-time Grammy winning legendary jazz vocalist Diane Schuur takes to the stage with ... (more...)







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