Bing Crosby News

Date Of Birth:
May 02, 1904
Date Of Death:
October 14, 1977 (73)
Birth Place:
Tacoma, WA, USA
Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

Charles Aznavour to Play Farewell Concert at Theater at MSG, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

MSG Entertainment announced today that legendary French singer Charles Aznavour will make his only area appearance performing a farewell concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

Timeless Holiday Classic HOLIDAY INN Coming to Blu-ray & Digital HD
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: On the Eve of the 18th Annual Long Island Al Jolson Festival - The Confessions of a Jolson Fanatic
by Stephen Hanks - Jul 12, 2014

The 18th Long Island Al Jolson Festival coming up on August 16 is a whole-day affair featuring film presentations, lectures, memorabilia displays and sales, and a performance--'The Heart of Al Jolson'--by singer and Staten Island native Tony Babino (photo below), who can sing Jolson songs like, well, you ain't heard nothin' yet. The other day, like clockwork, I received my yearly invitation to attend from Oceanside, LI resident Jan Hernstat, who for the past 10 years has been the President of the 62-year-old International Al Jolson Society (which was formed in early 1950, a few months before Jolson died), an organization with a worldwide membership hovering around 1,000. I am proud to say that for 30 years, I've been one of them. I'm even prouder to say that I've been an Al Jolson fanatic for much longer. Here's my story about how it happened. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Celebrate the Oscar-winning composer who wrote high-flying songs for Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, such as 'Moonlight Becomes You' and 'Come Fly With Me' in PBS's JIMMY VAN HEUSEN: SWINGIN' WITH FRANK & BING special, featuring interviews with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Harry Crosby, Tony Bennett, Shirley MacLaine and more. Go behind the scenes in the video below! (more...)

Tickets to bergenPAC's Holiday Offerings On Sale 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

It's Holiday Cheer in July at Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey who is presenting some of the greatest Christmas shows this year… Brian Setzer returns to bergenPAC with Christmas Rocks on Wednesday, December 3rd and then it's the annual New Jersey Ballet Nutcracker performances taking place on Saturday, December 6th and Sunday, December 7th with show times at 1PM and 5PM. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA to Offer Talkbacks at 13th Street Rep, Now thru 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

The 13th Street Repertory Theater will offer audience talkbacks after the following performances of Chip Deffaa's new musical play 'Irving Berlin's America': Sunday, June 22nd at 8 p.m.; Thursday, June 26th at 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 29th at 8 p.m.; Monday, June 30th at 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 6th at 8 p.m.; and Thursday, July 10th at 8 p.m. (more...)

Will Friedwald's 'Clip Joint: A Video Music Mixtape' Set for Independence Day Americana Special, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

On Tuesday June 24, from 7 to 10 PM, Will Friedwald's 'Clip Joint: A Video Music Mixtape' is set for The Independence Day Americana Special. (more...)

The Jazz Scene Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014


BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: THE BOSWELL PROJECT Raises the Profile of an Often Overlooked Trio of Singers
by Barry Lenny - Jun 12, 2014

Kylie Ferreira, Louise Messenger, and Valeska Laity have done a superb job of bringing the sounds of the Boswell Sisters to life again. (more...)

Profiles in History to Host Historical Document Auction 63, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Profiles in History, the world's largest auctioneer & dealer of historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs, manuscripts and original Hollywood memorabilia, will present Historical Document Auction 63, June 13, 2014, beginning at 11am PST. This unprecedented collection of rare and virtually unseen documents is highlighted by one of Ludwig van Beethoven's most famous correspondences—a letter written in 1806 during the chaotic creation and production of his only opera, Fidelio. The Auction Pre-sale Estimate for this extremely rare document, not publicly seen since the 1950's, is $150,000 - $250,000 and could easily exceed that figure. (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS with Aled Jones & Tom Chambers to Play Dominion Theatre, Begin. 12 November
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Aled Jones and Tom Chambers will be starring as Bob Wallace and Phil Davis in the West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical WHITE CHRISTMAS, which will open at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 12 November for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015 (previewing from 8 November). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

PULSE FESTIVAL: Preparing For Launch!
by Guest Blogger: Pulse Festival - May 20, 2014

Why is May 29th such a special day? Because it is the 149th day of the year? Because Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay made it to the top of Everest on this day, or because it was the day when Coca-Cola placed their first ever advert in The Atlanta Journal? (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah, Hilary Clinton & More Surprise Barbara Walters on Final THE VIEW
by BWW Special Coverage - May 16, 2014

Television legend Barbara Walters will be honored today, FRIDAY, MAY 16, with her final co-host appearance on 'The View' (more...)

Barbara Walters Makes Final Appearance on THE VIEW Today
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

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

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

PBS Announces Full Fall Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

PBS announced today an expansive fall primetime lineup that launches with the premiere of Ken Burns's seven-part series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE's Karolyn Grimes Coming to Hershey Theatre, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Kick off your 2014 holiday season with a rare opportunity to see the only living original cast member from the classic film It's A Wonderful Life. Karolyn Grimes, the actress who played Jimmy Stewart's daughter 'Zuzu' in the film, will speak at Hershey Theatre on Sunday, November 23 at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

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