Billie Holiday News

Billie Holiday Theatre Presents The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre concludes its 39th season and trilogy of new Jackie Alexander plays with the world premiere of The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile. (more...)

Corky Hale To Appear At Knickerbocker Bar & Grill 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

Corky Hale, the renowned and critically acclaimed Jazz Pianist, Harpist and Vocalist, will return to the Big Apple for several performances in April 2011. Hale, who now makes her home in Los Angeles, with her husband, Grammy Award winning composer, Mike Stoller (a member of the creative team of the new Broadway musical, "The People In The Picture"), lived in New York from 1966 - 1989, during which time she also ran a restaurant called Corky's located in Manhattan from 1970 - 1974. (more...)

JOEY ARIAS: LIVE AT TOWN HALL! Opens 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

On Thursday, April 21 at 8pm, legendary downtown diva and extraordinary mistress of music Joey Arias will join the ranks of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Bob Dylan, with a Town Hall debut in Joey Arias: Live at Town Hall! Presented by Josh Wood Productions, this one-night-only musical event is conceived and created by Arias and musical director Ben Allison with artistic direction my Manfred Thierry Mugler. (more...)

Josh Wood Productions Presents JOEY ARIAS: LIVE AT TOWN HALL! 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

Billie Holiday made her debut in 1948. Nina Simone first graced its stage in 1955. In 1963 Bob Dylan played the notorious venue. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents PORGY AND BESS 5/12-6/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell, with Artistic Consultant Ron OJ Parson and Music Direction by Doug Peck. Porgy and Bess will run May 12-June 19, 2011 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 8PM. (more...)

Peter Yarrow and Friends Perform at Town Hall 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street), New York's landmark concert venue will present Peter Yarrow and Friends, a family concert, on Sunday, May 15th at noon. (more...)

Harlem Stage Announces 2011 Event Listings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

Harlem Stage has music, dance, film, and spoken word events this month. (more...)

TRAIN TO 2010, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, et al. Set for Crossroads Theatre Company Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

The Crossroads Theatre Company's current season will continue with TRAIN TO 2010, opening on October 13 and running through October 24. (more...)

JOEY ARIAS: LIVE AT TOWN HALL! Opens 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

On Thursday, April 21 at 8pm, legendary downtown diva and extraordinary mistress of music Joey Arias will join the ranks of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Bob Dylan, with a Town Hall debut in Joey Arias: Live at Town Hall! Presented by Josh Wood Productions, this one-night-only musical event is conceived and created by Arias and musical director Ben Allison with artistic direction my Manfred Thierry Mugler. (more...)

Town Hall Hosts 'An Evening With Kelli O'Hara', 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

On June 3, 2011, for one night only, The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street) will present Broadway star and Tony Award nominee, Kelli O'Hara in 'An Evening with Kelli O'Hara.' With this concert, Ms. O'Hara is launching an album for Ghostlight records, 'Always.' (more...)

Corky Hale To Appear At Knickerbocker Bar & Grill 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

Corky Hale, the renowned and critically acclaimed Jazz Pianist, Harpist and Vocalist, will return to the Big Apple for several performances in April 2011. Hale, who now makes her home in Los Angeles, with her husband, Grammy Award winning composer, Mike Stoller (a member of the creative team of the new Broadway musical, "The People In The Picture"), lived in New York from 1966 - 1989, during which time she also ran a restaurant called Corky's located in Manhattan from 1970 - 1974. (more...)

Town Hall Presents AN EVENING WITH LINDA EDER May 20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The Town Hall presents 'AN EVENING WITH LINDA EDER' on May 20 (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Liz Callaway, et al. Set for Town Hall Anniversary Event, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

On May 2 at 8:00 PM, The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), led by Marvin Leffler (President) and Lawrence Zucker (Executive Director), will celebrate its 90th Anniversary with 'Town Hall at 90,' a benefit concert paying tribute to the rich cultural history of the institution from 1921 to the present day. The concert will star Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, Tony Award nominee Liz Callaway, Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk, Theatre world and Emmy Award winner Tovah Feldshuh, legendary Jazz guitarist and banjoist Bucky Pizzarelli and Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner. Dancers/choreographers Jeffry Denman ('White Christmas,' 'Yank!') and Noah Racey ('Curtains') will dance together. The performance list is still in formation as of this writing and more will be announced. Scott Siegel, creator/writer and host of The Town Hall's acclaimed Broadway By The Year series, has written and will host the evening. All proceeds will benefit The Town Hall's Educational Outreach program. (more...)

Town Hall Welcomes Tangos from Gardel to Piazzolla 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, Times Square's landmark concert venue, will welcome back the Romulo Larrea Tango Ensemble for the world premiere of 'Tangos from Gardel to Piazzolla,' a concert evening of Tango dance and music, Friday, April 29 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

HOME, COMEDY OF ERRORS, PORGY AND BESS & More Part of Court's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

Court Theatre proudly announces the company's fifty-sixth annual season, which opens with William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors directed by Sean Graney. The season continues with Samm-Art Williams's Home directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson and Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Orlando directed by Jessica Thebus. Artistic Director Charles Newell, Music Director Doug Peck and Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson will close the season with Gershwin and Heyward's Porgy and Bess. The 2010-11 season's fifth play, to be directed by Charles Newell, is yet to be determined; the complete season will be performed at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Hyde Park. (more...)

CABARET AND COMEDY CARNIVALE 2011 Held At His Majesty's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2011

We enter our 10th year of delivering quality, high end cabaret to Perth audiences and are thrilled to announce a bigger, bolder programme than ever before in this nineteen performance season, spanning from May to October. (more...)

Valencia’s April Concert Series to Feature Jazz, Classical, & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2011

Valencia's Symphonic Band, under the direction of Mike Davis, and Jazz Lab Band, with direction by Chris Dolske, will perform at the East Campus Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Musical selections will include de Meij's program symphony 'Lord of the Rings' inspired by the J.R.R. Tolkien novel, a Louis Armstrong tribute, and popular standards such as Billie Holiday's 'God Bless the Child' and Frank Sinatra's 'Fly Me to the Moon' sung by student vocalists. (more...)

Billie Holiday Theatre Premieres 'The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile' 4/29-6/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre concludes its 39th season and trilogy of new Jackie Alexander plays with the world premiere of The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile. The Equity production will begin previews April 29 and open May 12, running through June 26 at the 200-seat Billie Holiday Theatre, Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre concludes its 39th season and trilogy of new Jackie Alexander plays with the world premiere of The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile. (more...)

American Stage Theatre Company Announces April Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2011

American Stage Theatre Company's Susan R. Hough Cabaret and 'After Hours' series in the Raymond James Theatre continue with eight productions in February, 321, ROSE BILAL'S JAZZ LEGENDS REMEMBERED, LET'S MISBEHAVE, I AM A CUBAN SANDWICH, STRANGERS AND FOOLS and LAST OF THE NEANDERTHALS. (more...)

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