Barbara Cook News

Date of Birth: October 25, 1927 (89)
Birth Place: Atlanta, GA, USA
Gender: Female
Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway to Kick Off Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret SeriesAmanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway to Kick Off Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

One word most wonderfully describes this extraordinary evening featuring two of the cabaret world's leading singers and songwriters: Divalicious. Segerstrom Center welcomes music divas Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway as they help kick off the 2017-18 Cabaret Series celebrating classics from the Great American Songbook and also entertaining audiences with their own works. Pianist and acclaimed songwriter Michele Brourman accompanies the duo in these stunning nights of song and storytelling, October 5 - 7 in Samueli Theater. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andy Karl in GROUNDHOG DAYBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andy Karl in GROUNDHOG DAY
by Ken Fallin - Jul 21, 2017

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, featuring Andy Karl in GROUNDHOG DAY. (more...)

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and ChorusLaura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The acclaimed Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus with Broadway stars Laura Osnes (currently Bandstand on Broadway) and Santino Fontana (the voice of Hans in Disney's Frozen), along with conductor Ted Sperling, will take audiences through the ups and downs of romance, with music from Frozen, Cinderella, and classic and contemporary shows including West Side Story, Follies, Oklahoma and more. (more...)

Ruby Powers to Encore AT THE BATHS at Pangea This FallRuby Powers to Encore AT THE BATHS at Pangea This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

NYC's 'delightful drag diva,' Ruby Powers, has announced encore performance dates at Pangea for 'At the Baths,' an evening celebrating the spirit of the Continental Baths, the gay bathhouse in the basement of The Ansonia Hotel. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - MARVIN'S ROOMBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - MARVIN'S ROOM
by Ken Fallin - Jul 14, 2017

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, featuring Lili Taylor, Janeane Garofalo, Jack DiFalco, Luca Padovan, and Celia Weston in MARVIN'S ROOM. (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITEThom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena PopsMichael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, the Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - COME FROM AWAY's Jenn Colella!BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - COME FROM AWAY's Jenn Colella!
by Ken Fallin - Jul 7, 2017

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, featuring Tony nominee Jenn Colella in COME FROM AWAY. (more...)

SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY Starring Steven Brinberg Comes to Rrazz RoomSIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY Starring Steven Brinberg Comes to Rrazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club in New Hope......in the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY this Saturday, July 8th at 7:30 pm at the Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road (Clarion Hotel), New Hope, PA 18938. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A Chronicle of Director/Producer Hal Prince's Legendary Broadway CareerBWW Exclusive: A Chronicle of Director/Producer Hal Prince's Legendary Broadway Career
by Daniella Parcell - Jul 1, 2017

In April 1950, a young Harold Prince took his first stride on Broadway, assistant stage managing the Grace and Paul Hartman-led revue TICKETS, PLEASE! at the Coronet Theatre. Now, six decades, 21 Tony Awards and over 50 Broadway shows later, Prince prepares for another Broadway opening - this one, a revue of his own work. (more...)

NPR's Weekend Edition to Interview Amanda McBroom TomorrowNPR's Weekend Edition to Interview Amanda McBroom Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday host, Peabody Award winning journalist, Scott Simon, will interview Golden Globe winning songwriter, concert artist and actress, Amanda McBroom, tomorrow, Saturday July 1st. (more...)

BWW Feature: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson at Mormon Tabernacle ChoirBWW Feature: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson at Mormon Tabernacle Choir
by Blair Howell - Jun 30, 2017

With its guests soloists, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has sung everything from Broadway ballads to African-American spirituals, and from the Great American Songbook and opera to Swedish folk music. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - AFTERGLOWBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - AFTERGLOW
by Ken Fallin - Jun 30, 2017

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, featuring Robbie Simpson, Brandon, Haagenson, and Patrick Reilly??????? in AFTERGLOW. (more...)

Amanda McBroom to Bring VOICES to Catalina JazzAmanda McBroom to Bring VOICES to Catalina Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Amanda McBroom brings her new show, VOICES, to Catalina Jazz in Hollywood on June 30th for one show, celebrating the release of her new recording, VOICES, on Gecko Records. (more...)

Steven Brinberg to Star in SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY at the Rrazz RoomSteven Brinberg to Star in SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY at the Rrazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club in New Hope......in the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY on Saturday, JuLy 8th at 7:30 pm at the Rrazz Room, 6426 Lower York Road (Clarion Hotel), New Hope, PA 18938. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2017
by - Jun 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - WAR PAINTBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - WAR PAINT
by Ken Fallin - Jun 23, 2017

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, featuring Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth Honored with Helen Hayes Award at The PlayersPhoto Flash: Bebe Neuwirth Honored with Helen Hayes Award at The Players
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth, the legendary actress, singer, and dancer whose extraordinary success spans theatre, television, and film, was honored with the The Players Helen Hayes Award on June 19th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Ken Fallin - Jun 16, 2017

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, featuring Tony winner Laurie Metcalf, Condola Rashad, Chris Cooper, and Jayne Houdyshell. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Jim Brochu in ZERO HOURBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Jim Brochu in ZERO HOUR
by Ken Fallin - Jun 15, 2017

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, featuring Jim Brochu in ZERO HOUR. (more...)

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