Billy Joel News

Date Of Birth:
May 09, 1949 (65)
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Bronx, NY, USA
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Ben Platt, Tony Yazbeck, NYC Cabaret Festival & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

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...)

Nikki M. James, Keala Settle and More Join Andrew Kober in KOBERET Tonight at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Andrew Kober's KOBERET tonight, August 18th at 9:30pm. (more...)

GLEE's Brad Ellis Hosts AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Following spectacular performances at Upstairs at Vitello's, The Catalina Jazz Club and the El Caballero Country Club, Fraser Entertainment Group is back at Vitello's for a third round, welcoming a whole new cast of singers from Broadway, television and film for AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY, on Monday August 25. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 18-24, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Ben Platt: I'm Here!, The Songs of Anderson & Petty, Ga Ga for Gershwin, Andrew Kober's Koberet and Rhonda Ross. (more...)

GLEE's Brad Ellis to Host AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at Upstairs at Vitellos, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Following spectacular performances at Upstairs at Vitello's , The Catalina Jazz Club and the El Caballero Country Club, Fraser Entertainment Group is back at Vitello's for a third round, welcoming a whole new cast of singers from Broadway, television and film for AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY. (more...)

'Way We Were', 'Love Me Tender' & More Set for Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' Album; Full Duets Track List Revealed!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2014

Columbia Records has announced the upcoming release of Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' album, to debut on September 16 th, 2014, featuring 12 inimitable new Streisand duets with the world's greatest male vocalists. (more...)

Portraits of 19 Newsmaking Baby Boomers To Be Displayed in New Newseum Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug.12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ On Sept. 26, 2014, the Newseum will open its newest exhibit, 'The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders,' featuring 19 large-format portraits of influential baby boomers one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964. Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ('The Black List,' 'The Latino List' and 'The Out List') chose as his subjects boomers who reflect the depth, diversity and talent of their generation. The exhibit, created in partnership with AARP, will be on display at the Newseum through July 5, 2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/12/14 - WAYSIDE MOTOR INN, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' in D.C. and Robin Williams!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 12, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Two Signature Theatre shows launch today -- one in NYC and one in D.C.! THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN begins previews off-Broadway, and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE opens in the capital. Plus, we tribute the great Robin Williams! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek- Barbra Streisand Duets with Michael Buble on New Album!
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2014

Barbra Streisand's next album, 'Partners', is coming on September 16th, featuring duets with Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Babyface, Jason Gould, Josh Groban, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Elis Presley, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, and Stevie Wonder. In the special video below, go behind the scenes of Streisand's recording session with Michael BUble as they sing 'It Had to Be You.' (more...)

Cover Art, Full List of Duets Partners Unveiled for Barbra Streisand's New Album 'Partners'!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Barbra Streisand turned to Facebook this morning to share the cover art and the full list of duet partners for her highly anticipated new album 'Partners', coming September 16th (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/9-8/10/2014
by - Aug 10, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 10, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Joel Serenades Crowd, Christie Brinkley, with 'Uptown Girl' at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

On August 7, Billy Joel performed his hit single 'Uptown Girl' at Madison Square Garden in New York City. According to People, ex-wife Christie Brinkley was in the front row for the performance, and Joel motioned for the camera crew to film her dancing to the tune. Check out the performance below! (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell, Billy Joel & More Among PBS's THE BOOMER LIST; Check Out Documentary Preview!
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Below, check out the full list of 19 iconic boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom from 1946-1964 -- featured in filmmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' new documentary American Masters: The Boomer List (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series Presents Filmmaker/Photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' New Documentary, The Boomer List, Premiering Nationwide Tuesday, Septembe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ From the time of its birth, the baby boomer generation (1946-1964) has significantly and uniquely changed our world. 2014 marks an important shift in American culture, as the last boomers turn 50. American Masters: The Boomer List, premiering nationwide Tuesday, September 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), tells the story of this influential generation through the lives of 19 iconic boomersone born each year of the baby boom: (more...)

Pop Singer-Songwriter Rick Kelly Releases Debut Single, 'Dream of a Better Life'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Rick Kelly has the kind of voice and a knack for melody that is both richly and warmly familiar, like the classic pop styles of Neil Diamond, Billy Joel or Frank Sinatra, or even someone more contemporary, like John Mayer. Yet it's different from anything else you have ever heard. He's like someone that you think you may have met before, but can't quite put your finger on when and where. (more...)

Nikki M. James, Keala Settle and More Join Andrew Kober in KOBERET at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Andrew Kober's KOBERET on Monday, August 18th at 9:30pm. The performance will feature guest appearances by Andrew's Les Miserables cast mates Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon), Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody), Caissie Levy (Hair), and Samantha Hill (The Phantom of the Opera), as well as a never-before-heard duet between Andrew and Elena Shaddow (The Bridges of Madison County). (more...)

Theatre Aspen to Host 2014 Apprentice Showcase, TAAPestry, on Aug 10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Theatre Aspen presents its 2nd Annual Apprentice Showcase -- TAAPestry. Directed by David Gram with Musical Director David Dyer, the event is set for Sunday, August 10 at 7 PM at Theatre Aspen's Hurst Theatre. (more...)

Jody Gerson Named Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Billy Joel & More to Be Featured on THRITEEN's THE BOOMER LIST, Premiering 9/23
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

American Masters: The Boomer List, premiering nationwide Tuesday, September 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (more...)

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