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Barbara Cook News

Date of Birth: October 25, 1927 (88)
Birth Place: Atlanta, GA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTINGBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTING
by Ken Fallin - Apr 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Andrew Keenan-Bolger in Tuck Everlasting! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Patti LuPoneBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Patti LuPone
by Ken Fallin - Apr 28, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Patti LuPone, who will appear in the New York Pops Gala on Monday night, May 2. (more...)

N'Kenge to Perform with Oklahoma City PhilharmonicN'Kenge to Perform with Oklahoma City Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), returns to Oklahoma City Philharmonic as a featured soloist to perform in the concert "All That Jazz: A Symphonic Celebration of the Duo Kander and Ebb.' The Philharmonic with conductor Joel Levine will take audiences on a musical journey showcasing the musical genius of this Tony Award Winning Duo featuring songs from their hit shows Cabaret, Chicago, Scottsboro boys and more. N'Kenge will be joined by Tony award winner Beth Leavel, Jersey Boys's Kirsten Scott, Phantom of the Opera's Tedd Keegan and Concert Soloist Ron Remke. (more...)

Barbara Cook's Debut Solo Album to be Released on CD in JuneBarbara Cook's Debut Solo Album to be Released on CD in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the debut CD release of Barbara Cook's first solo album SONGS OF PERFECT PROPRIETY BY DOROTHY PARKER on June 17th 2016. The release continues Stage Door's COLLECTOR'S SERIES, a line of limited edition CD products that celebrate Broadway shows and vocalists of the 1950s and 60s. (more...)

Corinna Sowers Adler to Return to The Metropolitan Room with HIGH STANDARDS, 5/22Corinna Sowers Adler to Return to The Metropolitan Room with HIGH STANDARDS, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Recently making her solo debut in The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, singer and actress, CORINNA SOWERS ADLER returns to the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, on Sunday, May 22 at 7pm for an encore performance of her highly acclaimed show 'High Standards'. The show is musically directed by legendary musical arranger, Alex Rybeck and will feature Broadway veteran Lawrence Yurman on piano.  The show is a musical journey through some of the best music ever written, reimagined by Mr. Rybeck including songs by Meredith Wilson, Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden & Adolf Green, Leslie Bricusse/Cyril Ornadel, John Lennon and Joni Mitchell, to name a few. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Benjamin Walker in AMERICAN PSYCHOBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Benjamin Walker in AMERICAN PSYCHO
by Ken Fallin - Apr 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Benjamin Walker in American Psycho! (more...)

N'Kenge to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below, 4/30N'Kenge to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, 2016, N'Kenge, vocal siren and Broadway Diva, is one of the premiere vocalists interpreting lyrics by Josh Kight, an emerging musical theatre composer, at the famous Feinstein's 54 Below (254 W. 54th Street (cellar); 11:30pm (doors @ 11:00pm)) in New York City. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/18/2016 - Idina in Tribeca, Signature's 25th & More!Broadway AM Report, 4/18/2016 - Idina in Tribeca, Signature's 25th & More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 18, 2016

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: Idina Menzel speaks at the Tribeca Film Festival, and off-Broadway's Signature Theatre hosts its spring gala tonight! (more...)

Cover Revealed for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW MemoirCover Revealed for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

As previously announced, Barbara Cook's anticipated autobiography, BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, will be released by HarperCollins Publishers on June 28, and you can check out the cover art on Amazon (and left) now! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage -Frank Langella in THE FATHERBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage -Frank Langella in THE FATHER
by Ken Fallin - Apr 15, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams in BLACKBIRD! (more...)

SF Opera Lab to Present VOIGT LESSONS with Deborah Voigt, 5/6-8SF Opera Lab to Present VOIGT LESSONS with Deborah Voigt, 5/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

? SF Opera Lab presents the West Coast premiere of Voigt Lessons, starring soprano and musical personality Deborah Voigt with music direction by Kevin Stites, May 6 and 8, 2016 at the Taube Atrium Theater. The intimate and acclaimed one-woman show weaves songs and arias, ranging from music by the Carpenters to Strauss, into a vivid and moving account of the superstar soprano's life and career. (more...)

Opera/Pops Diva N'Kenge Debuts with Sarasota Symphony in THE BEAT GOES ONOpera/Pops Diva N'Kenge Debuts with Sarasota Symphony in THE BEAT GOES ON
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

Master vocalist and Symphony Siren Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) is coming to Sarasota, FL for the first time debuting with conductor Jack Everly at the Sarasota Symphony for the exciting The Beat Goes On show, Friday - Saturday, April 15 - April 16, 2016 (8:00pm). (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage -Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams in BLACKBIRDBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage -Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams in BLACKBIRD
by Ken Fallin - Apr 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams in BLACKBIRD! (more...)

Judy Garland Musical THROUGH THE MILL Comes To Southwark Playhouse in JulyJudy Garland Musical THROUGH THE MILL Comes To Southwark Playhouse in July
by Marianka Swain - Apr 7, 2016

Following an acclaimed premiere at London Theatre Workshop last December, Ray Rackham's Judy Garland musical drama THROUGH THE MILL will transfer to London's Southwark Playhouse in July. It features musical supervision and arrangement by Simon Holt, musical direction by Jordan Li Smith, choreography by Chris Whittaker, set design by Johnson Williams and sound design by Ed Shaw. (more...)

Breaking News: Melissa Errico, Claybourne Elder, Sarah Stiles & More to Star in Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?Breaking News: Melissa Errico, Claybourne Elder, Sarah Stiles & More to Star in Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of Do I Hear a Waltz?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Do I Hear a Waltz? will star Claybourne Elder, Melissa Errico, Sarah Hunt, Zachary Infante, Cass Morgan, Richard Poe, Michael Rosen, Sarah Stiles, and Richard Troxell. The ensemble includes Kristine Bendul, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Jenny Laroche, Jennifer Locke, Nathan Madden, Skye Mattox, Devin Roberts, Manny Stark, and Alex Wong. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLEBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Ken Fallin - Apr 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration of Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks and Kyle Scatliffe in THE COLOR PURPLE! (more...)

Sheen Center to Host New Musical Series 2 - THE ART OF THE DUOSheen Center to Host New Musical Series 2 - THE ART OF THE DUO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, located at 18 Bleecker Street, presents a new musical series filled with diverse and dynamic programming. The new series, entitled, 2 - The Art of the Duo, will feature two or more artists traversing the duo form in all its permutations (music, theater, dance, poetry, storytelling and more). (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 3/29/2016 - Alfie Boe in NEVERLAND and More!Broadway AM Report, 3/29/2016 - Alfie Boe in NEVERLAND and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 29, 2016

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: FINDING NEVERLAND welcomes a new leading man and more! (more...)

BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Postpones Off-Broadway RunBARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Postpones Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Producer Roy Furman, in association with Sandy Robertson and Luigi Caiola, has announced that Barbara Cook: Then and Now, an evening conceived by 3-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by 10-time Tony Award winnerTommy Tune, has been postponed. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit TonightAmas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, celebrates its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit tonight, Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center(East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie.  The master of ceremonies for the evening is noted theatre journalist Peter Filichia. (more...)

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