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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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Kenia to Kick Off Brazilian Jazz Concerts Series at Feinstein's/54 BelowKenia to Kick Off Brazilian Jazz Concerts Series at Feinstein's/54 Below
August 29, 2016

Kenia, the Brazilian vocalist who received worldwide acclaim for her recording debut on trumpeter Claudio Roditi's Red on Red makes her Feinstein's/54 Below debut in Kenia Sings Brazilian Jazz! (more...)


MOTOWN Stars to Sing Iconic Tunes at BPA This SeptemberMOTOWN Stars to Sing Iconic Tunes at BPA This September
August 29, 2016

What icons come to mind when you hear Motown? Marvin Gaye? Diana Ross? The Temptations? Stevie Wonder? Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5? The list goes on! Two stars of Broadway's Motown the Musical c... (more...)


The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The IridiumThe Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
August 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details! (more...)


John Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up at BirdlandJohn Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up at Birdland
August 26, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 5-11, featuring John Pizzarelli and The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas Returns to Birdland in 'Stevie Songs: The Music of Stevie Nicks & Stevie ... (more...)


Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLESPhoto Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES
by Nora Dominick - August 25, 2016

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings The Beatles, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. BroadwayWorld has your inside look below! (more...)


onePulse Foundation Hosts Benefit for the Orlando Tragedy Victims at the NeueHouse in HollywoodonePulse Foundation Hosts Benefit for the Orlando Tragedy Victims at the NeueHouse in Hollywood
August 20, 2016

The onePULSE Foundation hosted a benefit for the Orlando tragedy victims at the NeueHouse in Hollywood. During the star-studded event, guests were treated to special performances by Stevie Wonder, Jes... (more...)


Andi Alhadeff to Perform at AFTER HOURS: ORIGINS Cabaret 8/22Andi Alhadeff to Perform at AFTER HOURS: ORIGINS Cabaret 8/22
August 20, 2016

Join ArtsWest as your favorite Seattle performers sing the songbooks of the artists who inspired them, from Carole King and Alanis Morrissette to Freddie Mercury and Stevie Wonder. Hosted by Artist... (more...)


Apollo Theater to Hold Amateur Night Auditions in NYC, Philly and D.C.Apollo Theater to Hold Amateur Night Auditions in NYC, Philly and D.C.
August 19, 2016

The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. (more...)


The Kennedy Center Sets 15th Annual PAGE TO STAGE New Play Festival LineupThe Kennedy Center Sets 15th Annual PAGE TO STAGE New Play Festival Lineup
August 18, 2016

The Kennedy Center hosts its 15th annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival from Saturday, September 3 to Monday, September 5, 2016, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all w... (more...)


BWW Interview: Listen Up To Broadway Sound Designers Fitz Patton and John ShiversBWW Interview: Listen Up To Broadway Sound Designers Fitz Patton and John Shivers
by Michael Dale - August 17, 2016

Fitz Patton (THE HUMANS) and John Shivers (KINKY BOOTS) explain the the art of designing sound for theatre. (more...)


Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry to Star in Benefit Performance of THE LAST FIVE YEARSCynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry to Star in Benefit Performance of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
August 11, 2016

 It was announced today Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will star in a special one-night-only benefit concert version of Jason Robert Brown's seminal musical, The L... (more...)


Versa-Style Dance Company at Ford Theatre, 9/17Versa-Style Dance Company at Ford Theatre, 9/17
August 10, 2016

Versa-StyleDance Company fuses the vintage sounds of Motownand R&B with the exuberance of hip-hop - house, popping, locking, whacking and boogaloo - as well as salsa, merengue, cumbia and Afro-Cuban d... (more...)


PHOTO: N'SYNC Members Reunite to Celebrate Birthday of JC Chasez!PHOTO: N'SYNC Members Reunite to Celebrate Birthday of JC Chasez!
August 09, 2016

The members of the hit '90's boy band N'SYNC, Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass, reunited to celebrate the birthday of Chasez (more...)


Owen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall ShowsOwen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall Shows
August 08, 2016

The Iridium has announced its upcoming fall shows! (more...)


AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Returns to QPACAT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Returns to QPAC
August 08, 2016

?The smash-hit show, At Last - The Etta James Story, returns to the Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on Saturday 19 November 2016, starring the sensational Vika Bull. (more...)


Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall SeasonScottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Season
August 05, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Events Season. Highlights include the Scottsdale International Film Festival, R&B legend Roberta Flack, flamenco guitarist Tomatito, the world-cl... (more...)


Tony Bennett Planning Second Album with 'Cheek to Cheek' Partner Lady GagaTony Bennett Planning Second Album with 'Cheek to Cheek' Partner Lady Gaga
August 03, 2016

Legendary singer Tony Bennett, who turns 90 years old today, talks about his plan to record a second album with his 'Cheek to Cheek' singing partner Lady Gaga. (more...)


VIDEO: Tony Bennett Performs 'This Is All I Ask'; Receives Surprise Visit on LATE SHOWVIDEO: Tony Bennett Performs 'This Is All I Ask'; Receives Surprise Visit on LATE SHOW
August 03, 2016

Tony Bennett visited THE LATE SHOW last night on his 90th birthday to perform 'This Is All I Ask.' Later, the legendary crooner receives a surprise from an old friend - Bruce Willis. (more...)


New York Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday Today with Special EventsNew York Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday Today with Special Events
August 03, 2016

Nineteen-time Grammy winner, legendary entertainer and New York City native Tony Bennett celebrates his 90 thbirthday today. The Empire State Building will present a dynamic, choreographed music-to-li... (more...)


Lady Gaga, Billy Joel & More to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th on NBC SpecialLady Gaga, Billy Joel & More to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th on NBC Special
August 02, 2016

NBC will celebrate the 90th birthday of legendary singer Tony Bennett with an all-new two-hour special titled Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come, set to air on December 20th at 9 pm/E... (more...)


Empire State Building & iHeartMedia to Honor 90 Years of Iconic Music From Tony Bennett With Light Show & Art ExhibitEmpire State Building & iHeartMedia to Honor 90 Years of Iconic Music From Tony Bennett With Light Show & Art Exhibit
August 02, 2016

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) and iHeartMedia today announced their partnership in a celebration honoring 19-time Grammy Winner and legend Tony Bennett's contribution to American music ... (more...)


MOTOWN Plays Final Broadway Performance TodayMOTOWN Plays Final Broadway Performance Today
July 31, 2016

The Broadway return engagement of Motown the Musical, the last stop on the First National Tour, will play its final performance  today at The Nederlander Theatre. (more...)


World-Famous Impersonators THE EDWARDS TWINS Set for Tilden Arts CenterWorld-Famous Impersonators THE EDWARDS TWINS Set for Tilden Arts Center
July 29, 2016

?The superstars are coming to Hyannis as the world-famous celebrity impersonators The Edwards Twins bring their highly acclaimed show, An Evening with The Stars, to the Tilden Arts Center in Hyannis. (more...)


Motown-Inspired Animated Series in the Works at NetflixMotown-Inspired Animated Series in the Works at Netflix
July 28, 2016

Netflix, Grace: A Storytelling Company (Grace) and Beyond International (Beyond) announced today that a new animated original series for kids based on the illustrious Motown catalog of songs is coming... (more...)


Cast Announced for West Coast Premiere of BARBECUE at Geffen PlayhouseCast Announced for West Coast Premiere of BARBECUE at Geffen Playhouse
July 28, 2016

Geffen Playhouse has just announced the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Barbecue, written by Obie and Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara. Tony nominee Colman Domingo directs the pro... (more...)







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