Bing Crosby News

Date Of Birth:
May 02, 1904
Date Of Death:
October 14, 1977 (73)
Birth Place:
Tacoma, WA, USA
Gender:
Male
BAM and WNYC to Present RadioLoveFest, June 4-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From June 4 to June 8, two iconic New York City institutions join to celebrate an ever evolving medium that was born more than 100 years ago-radio. (more...)

BREAKING: Barbara Walters to Make Final Appearance on THE VIEW, 5/16
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

A two-hour primetime ABC special highlighting her illustrious, unparalleled career will air Friday, May 16, 9:00-11:00 p.m.  (more...)

THE MOUNTAINTOP, 4000 MILES & More Set for ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery has announced selections for the 2014-2015 Season, to run from September 11, 2014 - May 24, 2015. Interim Artistic Director Annie Lareau has chosen a six-show season that focuses on diversity and thought-provoking productions that will challenge the viewer to think, laugh and often to sing-a-long! The 2014-2015 Season is titled Opening Doors. (more...)

SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF's John Douglas Thompson and Terry Teachout to Visit THEATER TALK, 3/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

An all-new THEATER TALK features John Douglas Thompson and Terry Teachout, the cast and writer, respectively, of the new off-Broadway play, Satchmo at The Waldorf, now at the Westside Theatre Upstairs. A dramatization of the last years of jazz legend Louis Armstrong (1901-1971), the play was written after Teachout immersed himself in his subject for his 2009 biography, Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong. (more...)

The Carlyle to Welcome Back Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch, 4/6-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, is pleased to welcome Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge, favorites not only of music fans and critics, but also of fellow artists. Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch shows are a place where some of the city's foremost entertainers go to commune with their own-and sometimes sit-in for a song or two-on their nights off. The pair will be at Bemelmanswith their evening of swinging standards Sunday nights, April 6 - May 25. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAUDE MAGGART is a Delightfully Dreamy Enchantress at Café Carlyle
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 01, 2014

This past Tuesday evening Maude Maggart, a celebrated young veteran of the cabaret scene, started her debut run at the Cafe Carlyle (which ends tonight with shows at 8:45 pm and 10:45 pm) and her new show certainly didn't disappoint, at least not in the singing department. Throughout a 16-song set, this attractive and willowy brunette from a performing family that now spans three generations was a delightfully dreamy enchantress conveying retro-romantic songs she delivered with the ethereal mezzo soprano style of an early Disney movie heroine of pre-Little Mermaid vintage, only one more worldly wise and seductive. (more...)

'BUDDY,' 'DROWSY CHAPERONE,' CAROUSEL & More Set for MusicalFare's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

MusicalFare has announced its 25th Anniversary Season, including BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY and SISTERS OF SWING: THE ANDREWS SISTERS MUSICAL. Also set for the season is the regional professional premiere of the 5 time Tony Award winning THE DROWSY CHAPERONE as well as the MusicalFare premieres of Tony winner AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic CAROUSEL. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Joan Collins, 4/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein announced today that legendary actress Joan Collins is coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her internationally acclaimed one-woman show, One Night with Joan, for two performances only - Thursday, April 10 (8 p.m.) and Friday, April 11 (8 p.m.). Featuring stories and secrets of her celebrated life and career as one of the world's most glamorous and intriguing actresses, One Night with Joan is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to spend an intimate evening in the company of a true English Hollywood legend. Joan Collins will take to the stage with honesty, style and grace and with the same engaging wit and frankness that turned her two memoirs, 'Past Imperfect' and 'Second Act' into international bestsellers. Her latest memoir 'Passion for Life' has just been published by Constable & Robinson. Tickets for One Night with Joan range in price from $60 - $75 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS, THE KING AND I, LUCKY STIFF and More Set for Arizona Broadway Theatre's 10 Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) today announced its big, bold and all Broadway 10th Anniversary Season lineup to a packed house of invited donors and season subscribers. The eight full-scale productions will appear on the ABT Mainstage for the 2014-2015 season October 2014 through September 2015. (more...)

Segerstrom's SIX DAYS OF BROADWAY Summer Camp Set for 6/23-7/6; Erin Dilly to Lead Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

A "5, 6, 7, 8," the countdown begins for Segerstrom Center's popular Six Days of Broadway musical theater summer camps returning June 23 through July 6. During the week-long sessions, students learn and participate in musical performance, monologue interpretation, audition technique, scene work, dance and much more. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for St. Petersburg (more...)

Tickets to Goodspeed's 2014 Season, Including World Premiere of Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, On Sale 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Don't miss your chance to get the best seats at the greatest values for each of the three terrific musicals during the upcoming 2014 season at the Goodspeed Opera House. Unprecedented demand is expected when tickets go on sale for the new season so audience members are encouraged to call right away. The Box Office will open at 10 a.m. this Sunday offering great deals on three fantastic musicals that are sure to delight theatre-goers: the home-run hit Damn Yankees - The Red Sox Version; the vibrant Fiddler on the Roof; and the World Premiere production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. Be among the first to purchase tickets for all three shows at Goodspeed Musicals - the first regional theatre in the nation to receive two Tony Awards. (more...)

Michael Feinstein's SWINGIN' WITH THE BIG BAND Tour Debuts at the Van Wezel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Multi-platinum-selling, two time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominee, Michael Feinstein will perform at the Van Wezel tonight, February 6, 2014. (more...)

LAURA, BABY, HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY and More Set for Possum Point Players' 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Possum Point Players have announced their upcoming 41st Season and it contains mystery, music, mayhem, maternity, and merriment! (more...)

Michael Feinstein's SWINGIN' WITH THE BIG BAND Tour Debuts at the Van Wezel, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Multi-platinum-selling, two time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominee, Michael Feinstein will perform at the Van Wezel on February 6, 2014. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH SYLVESTER STALLONE Set for West End's London Palladium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Sylvester Stallone is to make his West End theatre debut when An Evening with Sylvester Stallone, previously announced at Central Hall Westminster tonight, January 11, will now be staged at the world famous London Palladium. (more...)

LAURA, BABY, HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY and More Set for Possum Point Players' 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

The Possum Point Players have announced their upcoming 41st Season and it contains mystery, music, mayhem, maternity, and merriment! (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Set for A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS, Now thru 12/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual 'A Swinging Birdland Christmas' celebration at Birdland Jazz Club. To celebrate the holidays, Birdland regulars Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch will perform swinging arrangements of beloved seasonal specials like 'Christmas Waltz,' Kay Thompson's 'Holiday Season,' 'Sleigh Ride,' and 'I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm' among other favorites. The singers will be joined by Steve Doyle on bass and Carmen Intorre on drums. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH SYLVESTER STALLONE Now Set for West End's London Palladium, Jan 11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Sylvester Stallone is to make his West End theatre debut when An Evening with Sylvester Stallone, previously announced at Central Hall Westminster on January 11, will now be staged at the world famous London Palladium. (more...)

MARY POPPINS, 'VIRGINIA WOOLF' Among Films Added to National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The Library of Congress has today announced its annual list of 25 films that will be included in the National Film Registry. (more...)

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