Billie Holiday News

Estrella Jalisco Honors Beloved Singer Jenni Rivera with First-Ever Hispanic HologramEstrella Jalisco Honors Beloved Singer Jenni Rivera with First-Ever Hispanic Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

In an unprecedented celebration that paid tribute to late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, Estrella Jalisco a light-flavored pilsner beer with more than 100 years of Mexican brewing tradition honored La Diva de la Bandawith the first-ever Hispanic 3D hologram (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Jacksonville (more...)

ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Celebrate THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDSABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Celebrate THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE kicks off a two-night celebration of “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” with CMA Award winner Keith Urban. (more...)

Theatre Company Announces Workshop Production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL featuring Mary Louise LeeTheatre Company Announces Workshop Production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL featuring Mary Louise Lee
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Theatre Company at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce a workshop production of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill featuring Mary Louise Lee. Lady Day will run for three performances only, October 28, 29 and 30 in The Jones. (more...)

Edgar Oliver's ATTORNEY STREET Makes World Premiere TonightEdgar Oliver's ATTORNEY STREET Makes World Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Edgar Oliver, the singular storyteller and beloved downtown NYC theater artist, returns to Axis Theatre to perform the world premiere of Attorney Street, the final installment in a trilogy of solo shows, directed by Randy Sharp, charting Oliver's life in New York City. (more...)

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma (Sede Culturale Ambasciata Argentina in Italia) il Musical  'Evita' con Malika Ayane, regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo. (more...)

Christian McBride Trio to Bring SARAH VAUGHAN CELEBRATION to NJPACChristian McBride Trio to Bring SARAH VAUGHAN CELEBRATION to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Sarah Vaughan Celebration with The Christian McBride Trio, Dianne Reeves, Lisa Fischer, and Sheila Jordan is set for Saturday, November 19, at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (1 Center Street, Newark NJ). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

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BWW Review: Joey Arias Requires Your Presence at JOEY ARIAS IS WITH YOU NOW at Joe's PubBWW Review: Joey Arias Requires Your Presence at JOEY ARIAS IS WITH YOU NOW at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Oct 21, 2016

Joey Arias would like your attention, and he's not afraid to ask for it. In fact, on a dozen or so occasions during his performance of JOEY ARIAS IS WITH YOU NOW at Joe's Pub on October 9---the second in his three-show residency---he straight-up demanded the crowd's attention, shouting, 'Look at me!' (more...)

Verve Celebrates Christmas with Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The InstrumentalsVerve Celebrates Christmas with Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The Instrumentals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

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Algonquin Arts Theatre to Present VIVA LA DIVA This MonthAlgonquin Arts Theatre to Present VIVA LA DIVA This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Viva La Diva!: The Music of Carole King, Barbra Streisand, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin (and many more), starring Broadway and recording artist Carter Calvert, will play the Algonquin Arts Theatre on October 15, 2016. (more...)

Steve Harvey to Host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLOSteve Harvey to Host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey will host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, a two-hour event and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series, in which Harvey will celebrate his return to the famed theater, where he launched his own career, and where he'll be joined by some of the biggest stars in comedy and music. The star-studded special will air Monday, Dec. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. An additional one-hour special, also hosted by Harvey, will air in early 2017. (more...)

Dreamville's Ari Lennox Releasing New EPDreamville's Ari Lennox Releasing New EP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

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Kravis Center Announces November Line-Up, Including CURIOUS INCIDENTKravis Center Announces November Line-Up, Including CURIOUS INCIDENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season next month with 13 amazing productions from Broadway Tony winners to red hot rockers, from delightful children's shows to jazzy multimedia presentations. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III, Sandra Bernhard, Megan Hilty, Rita Wilson & More Get Ready for The Sorting RoomLoudon Wainwright III, Sandra Bernhard, Megan Hilty, Rita Wilson & More Get Ready for The Sorting Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Sorting Room-an exciting new intimate space for live performance-is launching in December at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts through January 14, 2017. Transforming the Lovelace Studio Theater into a 150-seat custom-built space, The Sorting Room will offer Los Angeles audiences the opportunity to see some of the best and upcoming talent in cabaret, comedy, live contemporary music, dance performance and more, delivering a unique, personal experience. (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theater Presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMNThe Billie Holiday Theater Presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

As the country gears up for an intense presidential election, issues like race, gender, class and age creep into the national conversation. This fall, Brooklyn- a renowned epicenter of New York's politics- becomes a stage for these issues with Richard Wesley's political drama AUTUMN. The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) at The Center for Arts & Culture of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMN in-residence at the Kumble Theater at LIU in Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza fromFriday, October 21 through Sunday, November 6, 2016.  (more...)

Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to Return to Auditorium TheatreOrbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to Return to Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) returns to the Auditorium Theatre on Friday, November 11, with a diverse program that celebrates the rich cultural fabric of the United States. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

In what has become an 'enjoyable tradition during the holiday season' (The New York Times), Ballet Hispanico in collaboration with the Apollo Theater makes its annual return to the Apollo stage, led by Eduardo Vilaro in his seventh season as Artistic Director. A trio of works will draw upon the innovation and versatility of one of the world's premier dance companies to capture contemporary Latino culture through movement. The performances are supported by Goya Foods, Lead Sponsor of Ballet Hispanico. (more...)

Carol Sudhalter Astoria Presents her Big Band Concert Saturday, October 15 at Langston Hughes LibraryCarol Sudhalter Astoria Presents her Big Band Concert Saturday, October 15 at Langston Hughes Library
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

On October 15 at 2:00 pm in the 2nd floor concert hall of Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center at 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona, musician and bandleader Carol Sudhalter will lead the Astoria Big Band in a concert of music composed by women, with arrangements written by both men and women, including band member and prominent arranger Christopher Rinaman. The show highlights the works of a variety of women from Billie Holiday to saxophonist Ada Rovatti and many more. This unique presentation will offer many delightful surprises to the audience. The vocalist is Marti Mabin, well-known for her powerful rendition of Horace Silver's tune 'PEACE'. (more...)

Photo Flash: BWW Takes a Look at VIVA LA DIVA!Photo Flash: BWW Takes a Look at VIVA LA DIVA!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Viva La Diva!: The Music of Carole King, Barbra Streisand, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin(and many more) starring Broadway & Recording Artist Carter Calvert. (more...)

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