Billie Holiday News

The Town Hall Presents THE CAPITOL STEPS 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

Back by popular demand, The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St.), Times Square's landmark concert venue, presents CAPITOL STEPS, back by popular demand, on Friday, February 25th at 8PM. (more...)

Billie Holiday Theatre Presents THE LEGEND OF BUSTER NEAL, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre continues its 39th season with the world premiere of The Legend of Buster Neal, written and directed by Jackie Alexander. The new play will begin previews February 18 and open March 4, running through March 27 at the 200-seat Billie Holiday Theatre, Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn; Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm, and Sundays at 4:00pm, with tickets $15 - $25, available at zerve.com/BHolidayInc/Buster. (more...)

Town Hall Essay Contest Held in Honor of 90th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

The Town Hall was built in 1921 with the vision of becoming the hall for the people. (more...)

Diana Ross to Make Appearance on OPRAH, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2011

According to Access Hollywood, music legend Diana Ross is set to stop by 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' on February 25. She will perform 'I'm Coming Out,' and will be joined by her children and grandson (more...)

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center Presents A Tribute To Billie Holiday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center will present "A Tribute To Billie Holiday," in celebration of Black History Month, starring renowned jazz pianist and vocalist, Corky Hale, Billie Holiday's pianist, as well as performances by celebrated jazz vocalists Barbara Morrison and Tricia Tahara. (more...)

THE CAPITOL STEPS Plays The Town Hall In Honor Of President's Week 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

In honor of Presidents' week, The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St.), Times Square's landmark concert venue, presents CAPITOL STEPS, back by popular demand, on Friday, February 25th at 8PM. (more...)

Billy Holiday Theater of Brooklyn Announces the Opening of 'The Legend of Buster Neal' 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre continues its 39th season with the world premiere of The Legend of Buster Neal, written and directed by Jackie Alexander. The new play will begin previews February 18 and open March 3, running through March 27 at the 200-seat Billie Holiday Theatre, Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn; Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm, and Sundays at 4:00pm, with tickets $15 - $25, available at zerve.com/BHolidayInc/Buster. (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents THE LEGEND OF BUSTER NEAL; Previews 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre continues its 39th season with the world premiere of The Legend of Buster Neal, written and directed by Jackie Alexander. (more...)

Stepping Out With Ben Vereen Released To Coincide With Town Hall Concert 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), Times Square's landmark concert venue, presents Ben Vereen in a concert on Friday, February 18 at 8:00PM that coincides with the release of his new CD "Stepping Out With Ben Vereen" on the Ghostlight Records label. (more...)

Crossroads Presents YESTERDAYS: An Evening with Billie Holiday 2/17-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2011

YESTERDAYS: An Evening with Billie Holiday by Reenie Upchurch runs February 17 - 27 (more...)

YESTERDAYS and A RAISIN IN THE SUN Set for Crossroads Theatre Company Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2011

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

Irish Arts Center Hosts MIMIC 3/2-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

The Irish Arts Center, in association with Performance Space 122, proudly presents Mimic, a one-man play written and performed by 'one of Ireland's most exciting new theatrical voices' Raymond Scannell, and directed and designed by Tom Creed, 'one of the most accomplished and productive Irish theatre-makers of the decade', who last month directed the Gate production of Samuel Beckett's Watt at New York's Public Theater. (more...)

Performance Network Theatre Presents THE PIANO LESSON 3/3 - 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011

Ann Arbor, MI - From the theatre that brought audiences the stunning 2009 production of August Wilson's 'Fences,' comes another Pulitzer Prize-winning play by the esteemed 20th century playwright. 'The Piano Lesson' will run March 3 - April 3, 2011. (more...)

Ben Vereen Plays Town Hall, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), Times Square's landmark concert venue, presents Ben Vereen in a concert on Friday, February 18 at 8:00PM that coincides with the release of his new CD 'Stepping Out With Ben Vereen' on the Ghostlight Records label. Ben Vereen is a Tony Award winning stage veteran and Broadway star. (more...)

Sanditen Returns to London & New York with THOUGHTS 'ROUND MIDNIGHT; Chicago Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2011

Following the success of Harold Sanditen's cabaret show Thoughts ‘Round Midnight last autumn in both London and New York, he's reprising it in London and taking it to Chicago and New York, before returning to perform in the UK. (more...)

Billy Holiday Theater of Brooklyn Announces the Opening of 'The Legend of Buster Neal' 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2011

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre continues its 39th season with the world premiere of The Legend of Buster Neal, written and directed by Jackie Alexander. The new play will begin previews February 18 and open March 3, running through March 27 at the 200-seat Billie Holiday Theatre, Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn; Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm, and Sundays at 4:00pm, with tickets $15 - $25, available at zerve.com/BHolidayInc/Buster. (more...)

CORKY HALE…AND FRIENDS – I’M GLAD THERE IS YOU Plays Catalina Bar And Grill
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2011

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! Catalina Bar & Grill will present a performance of the critically acclaimed CD of romantic ballads, "CORKY HALE…AND FRIENDS - I'M GLAD THERE IS YOU," featuring Corky Hale, Jazz pianist, harpist and singer with her friends, singers Sally Kellerman, Ariana Savalas, Tricia Tahara and Brenna Whitaker for One Night Only!!! (more...)

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center Presents A Tribute To Billie Holiday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2011

The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center will present "A Tribute To Billie Holiday," in celebration of Black History Month, starring renowned jazz pianist and vocalist, Corky Hale, Billie Holiday's pianist, as well as performances by celebrated jazz vocalists Barbara Morrison and Tricia Tahara. (more...)

Harold Sanditen Returns to UK & NY With THOUGHTS 'ROUND MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2011

Direct from London, Harold Sanditen makes his Chicago debut at Davenport's for one night only, prior to returning to New York. (more...)

Bay Street TheatreCelebrates Black History Month All Of February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2011

Bay Street Theatre is celebrating Black History Month in February with special programming throughout the month. (more...)

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