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Cassandra Wilson to Honor Billie Holiday at Holland Center, 3/7Cassandra Wilson to Honor Billie Holiday at Holland Center, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 7, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $20, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. Wilson is part of the 2014/15 Jazz Series. (more...)

Grammy Nominee Barbara Morrison to Perform in Grosse Pointe, 2/13-14Grammy Nominee Barbara Morrison to Perform in Grosse Pointe, 2/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Renowned singer Barbara Morrison, a Michigan native who has been nominated for a Grammy Award in 2015, will perform with the Sean Dobbins Trio at the Dirty Dog Jazz Club in Grosse Pointe on Feb. 13-14. (more...)

BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM to Play Billie Holiday Theatre, 3/6-29BROTHERS FROM THE BOTTOM to Play Billie Holiday Theatre, 3/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

As their award-winning theatre home in Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza undergoes a multi-million dollar facelift, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) has announced a move that will bring their acclaimed productions to Brooklyn's flourishing Downtown Cultural District. Thanks to a special partnership with the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, BHT will kick off a two-year residency with a high profile run of the play Brothers from the Bottom, starring actor and TONY Award-winning producer Wendell Pierce (SELMA, Treme, The Wire). The play, written and directed by BHT artistic director Jackie Alexander, will run March 6th - 29th at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, 126 Saint Felix Street between Hanson and Lafayette, in the heart of the BAM Cultural District. (Full details below.) (more...)

Diana Ross Returning to Van Wezel, 2/13Diana Ross Returning to Van Wezel, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Diana Ross has no doubt had a profound influence on American popular culture. She returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, February 13, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Will Friedwald's CLIP JOINT Has Become One of New York's Most Entertaining Open SecretsBWW Reviews: Will Friedwald's CLIP JOINT Has Become One of New York's Most Entertaining Open Secrets
by Alix Cohen - Jan 31, 2015

This past Thursday night, a group of die-hard music enthusiasts, vocalists, and musicians packed a private home in Chelsea for the latest iteration of Will Friedwald's Clip Joint. The monthly series, which was launched in the summer of 2013 by the Wall Street Journal columnist, night crawler, and music historian who has authored of eight books on music and popular culture, screens highly curated musical performance on film and video with every third session promoted as an “extravaganza,” additionally featuring live performers. (more...)

Harlem Stage to Present World Premiere of STRANGER ON EARTHHarlem Stage to Present World Premiere of STRANGER ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Stranger on Earth, from OBIE-winning playwright and interdisciplinary performing artist Carl Hancock Rux. The production, which anchors Harlem Stage's The Year of James Baldwincentenary celebration and exemplifies the institution's commitment to honoring artists of color-past, present and future-imagines a chance meeting between James Baldwin and Dinah Washington, two of the era's most iconic African Americans, at a Harlem jazz lounge in 1963. Commissioned and produced by Harlem Stage, Rux draws from Baldwin's landmark essays to create a work that addresses race, identity and the future of a world that both Baldwin and Washington struggled to understand and inhabit. Rux performs Stranger on Earth with vocalist Marcelle Davies Lashley, who interprets Washington's songs, against the backdrop of an arresting video montage by Onome Ekeh. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop & More During 2015-16 SeasonCarnegie Hall to Welcome Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop & More During 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2015-2016 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as wide-ranging education and community programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. The upcoming season includes performances by many of the world's greatest artists and ensembles representing classical, pop, jazz, and world music, with events presented on Carnegie Hall's three stages, in the Hall's new Resnick Education Wing, and throughout New York City. (more...)

New York Pops to Welcome Brian d'Arcy James, Stephanie J. Block, Montego Glover & More During 2015-16 SeasonNew York Pops to Welcome Brian d'Arcy James, Stephanie J. Block, Montego Glover & More During 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

On October 9, 2015, The New York Pops - a symphonic orchestra known for presenting popular programs of exceptional quality - will launch its 33rd season, a series at Carnegie Hall celebrating the diversity of some of popular music's greatest icons. (more...)

Beautiful Soup Theater Welcomes Additional Cast Members for Steven Carl McCasland Festival of PlaysBeautiful Soup Theater Welcomes Additional Cast Members for Steven Carl McCasland Festival of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Additional casting has been announced for Beautiful Soup Theater's festival of plays by Steven Carl McCasland. Following critically acclaimed workshop presentations, McCasland's plays will return to NYC in a month-long festival celebrating the young playwright. Together with The Clarion Theatre, they'll present six plays beginning on May 6th, 2015, with a company of actors performing in repertory. All of the plays focus on historical figures, including Laurette Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams, Gertrude Stein, Lillian Hellman and more. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Frankie J. Grande & More Set for 54 Below This WeekChristine Ebersole, Frankie J. Grande & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 18Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 18
by - Jan 18, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 18, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Audra McDonald en concierto en MadridBWW Interviews: Audra McDonald en concierto en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 15, 2015

La ganadora de seis premios Tony nos cuenta todos los detalles sobre este concierto unico en España que tendra lugar el proximo 31 de enero en el Teatro Real de Madrid. (more...)

Michael Holmes' THE JUDY SHOW! Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 1/15Michael Holmes' THE JUDY SHOW! Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

What do you get when you mix an internationally-acclaimed impersonator, outrageous comedy, great standards, and a bevy of icons? The hysterical parody of Judy Garland and her guests found in Michael Holmes' riotous The Judy Show! (more...)

Poetic Theater Productions to Present PARADOX OF THE URBAN CLICHE, Begin. 2/5Poetic Theater Productions to Present PARADOX OF THE URBAN CLICHE, Begin. 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Poetic Theater Productions has announced the world premiere production of PARADOX OF THE URBAN CLICHE, written by Craig 'muMs' Grant and directed by Reginald L. Douglas, part of POETIC LICENSE 2015: subconscious. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Ethan Lipton, Toshi Reagon, Emeline Michel and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 1/25Bridget Everett, Ethan Lipton, Toshi Reagon, Emeline Michel and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, January 14 - 25, 2015. Details below! (more...)

Multi-Grammy Winner David Sanborn to Perform at Holland Center 2/15Multi-Grammy Winner David Sanborn to Perform at Holland Center 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents Grammy®-winning saxophonist David Sanborn in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center for a Valentine's Day Weekend performance on Sunday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. Sanborn is part of the 2014/15 Jazz Series. (more...)

Chan Centre to Offer Jazz Double Bill, 2/15Chan Centre to Offer Jazz Double Bill, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is proud to present an evening of jazz and cross-genre musical exploration in a spectacular double bill featuring drummer, composer, producer, and entrepreneur, Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project and vocalist and Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition winner Cécile McLorin Salvant on Sunday, February 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The concert will be preceded by a pre-concert talk with Terri Lyne Carrington, moderated by CBC's Margaret Gallagher, at 6:15pm in the Royal Bank Cinema, during which Carrington will discuss her GRAMMY Award-winning The Mosaic Project. (more...)

Queen Latifah Stars as 'Bessie Smith' for HBO Films This SpringQueen Latifah Stars as 'Bessie Smith' for HBO Films This Spring
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Oscar nominee Queen Latifah ('Chicago') stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees ('Pariah') from a screenplay by Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. With a story by Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues,' one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and an enduring icon today. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Cassandra Wilson, 3/26Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Cassandra Wilson, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday is?Grammy Award winner Cassandra Wilson's tribute to one of the greatest jazz singers that ever lived. Perhaps the greatest jazz singer living today, Cassandra Wilson will offer her special tribute concert to Billie Holiday, on the centennial of “Lady Day's” birth, at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, March 26, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Rock Bottom, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Erin Markey and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 1/18Rock Bottom, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Erin Markey and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances over the next couple weeks, January 6 -18. Details below! (more...)

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