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Date Of Birth:
March 11, 1950 (65)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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RAISIN' CANE to Play Byham Theater, 4/16RAISIN' CANE to Play Byham Theater, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the Pittsburgh premiere of Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey, starring Jasmine Guy and The Avery Sharpe Trio, which will be performed on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh's Cultural District. This event is part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The creative concept for this production was inspired by the classic 1923 Jean Toomer novel 'Cane' and works by the musicians, composers, poets and actors of the Harlem Renaissance. The Arizona Daily Star said, 'Cane is a sweet salute to Harlem's glory days' and the Dayton Daily News wrote the performance was 'Lively, informative, motivating and entertaining...' (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 11th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 11th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 11, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Ravinia's summer season announced, plus the 'Mormon' and 'Merman' rivalry/revelry. 'The Addams Family' and 'Mr. Burns' extend, 'That's Weird' goes musical, Annaleigh Ashford and 'Tyler's Songs' bow on March 21, and Joan Curto and 'Finishing The Birthday Hat' honor Sondheim's 85th birthday! (more...)

James Conlon, Harry Connick Jr., PORGY AND BESS, 50 Premieres, Sheryl Crow, Emerson Quartet and More Set for Ravinia's 2015 SeasonJames Conlon, Harry Connick Jr., PORGY AND BESS, 50 Premieres, Sheryl Crow, Emerson Quartet and More Set for Ravinia's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Ravinia's 2015 season, jam-packed with more than 120 events from June 16 through Sept. 10, was announced today by Ravinia President and CEO Welz Kauffman. The season features 60 artist debuts and 55 classical works never before performed at Ravinia. More than 35 programs will feature works by new and 20th-century composers. (more...)

Pianists Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Reunite at Chan Centre, 3/15Pianists Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Reunite at Chan Centre, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music's most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Sunday, March 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The concert will be preceded by a pre-concert talk about the history of Corea and Hancock's collaboration with the Director of the UBC School of Journalism Peter Klein, at 6:15pm in the Royal Bank Cinema. (more...)

Kevin Black Present CIRQUESCO at the Willow Theatre, 2/20-22Kevin Black Present CIRQUESCO at the Willow Theatre, 2/20-22
by Carol Kassie - Feb 5, 2015

Kevin Black's Cirquesco has been described as captivating, stunning, exotic, intense, amazing, and just plain fun. Cirquesco is a unique combination of song, dance, acrobatics, and humor, and a perfect example of what the multi-talented and extremely creative producer/director/choreographer brings to the South Florida Theatre scene. The production will run for three performances only - February 20th, 21st, and 22nd, at the Willow Theatre in Boca Raton's Sugar Sand Park. (more...)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-16 SeasonDetroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced programming today for its 2015-16 Orchestra Hall Classical, Pops, and Young People's Family Subscription Series. The new season reflects absolutely no increases in individual ticket prices. (more...)

Kevin Black's BALLROOM: SOUTH BEACH STYLE! Set for Willow Theatre Next MonthKevin Black's BALLROOM: SOUTH BEACH STYLE! Set for Willow Theatre Next Month
by Carol Kassie - Dec 23, 2014

The Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park will resonate with the sounds of music in January. No... not 'those' sounds of music, but sounds unique to South Florida... fast paced, exciting, and exotic. (more...)

Stoneham Theatre Announces Special Events for JanuaryStoneham Theatre Announces Special Events for January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

From world-class vocal jazz to celebrity impersonations and humorous inspirations, Stoneham Theatre heats things up with three special events and offers a great way to get out of the cold this January. 'We love being able to offer our audiences a chance to experience these fantastic attractions up-close in our intimate, theatrical setting,' conveyed Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes. (more...)

Vuong 10 to Premiere at Rich Mix, 13 DecVuong 10 to Premiere at Rich Mix, 13 Dec
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Choreographers Catarina Carvalho (Wayne McGregor | Random Dance) and Nina Kov (Place Prize semi-finalist 2012) with guest choreographer Michael-John Harper (Wayne McGregor | Random Dance) have been working to investigate the resilience of touch in an age where people are surrounding themselves with technology. The resulting full-length piece integrates dance with live musical performances from Mercury Music Prize nominee Leafcutter John, and Max Baillie, the leading instrumentalist of his generation. Thus, Vuong 10 is a contemporary music concert as well as a contemporary dance piece, serving an engaging experience for fans of both genres. (more...)

2015 YoungArts Winners Announced - Over 700 Students from Across the Country!2015 YoungArts Winners Announced - Over 700 Students from Across the Country!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Today, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) announces its 2015 YoungArts Winners. Out of more than 11,000 applications, 786 young artists from 46 states are being recognized for their outstanding work and accomplishments in one of ten disciplines across the literary, visual, design and performing arts. (more...)

Kean Stage Welcomes Bobby McFerrin TonightKean Stage Welcomes Bobby McFerrin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Kean Stage will present ten-time Grammy Award-winner Bobby McFerrin in Wilkins Theatre tonight, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. McFerrin is an eternal seeker, always defying the music industry'­s practical impulse to pigeonhole artists. His diversity and range are incomparable. (more...)

Red House Welcomes BowSmack This WeekendRed House Welcomes BowSmack This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Red House Arts Center will welcome nationally known duo BowSmack who will perform this weekend, November 7th and 8th at 8pm in the Redhouse Theatre. BowSmack is the fusion of Mike Block's versatile cello playing with Tupac Mantilla's “anything goes” percussions approach, featuring explorations of Pop music from today, yesterday, and the future. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Welcomes Bobby McFerrin TonightBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Welcomes Bobby McFerrin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin tonight, November 1, 2014 at 8pm. Best known for the global number one hit 'Don't Worry Be Happy,' Mr. McFerrin is a percussive, improvisational genius who has stirred audiences through the years with the sounds of the voice box, fusing into his work dozens of different languages and cultures from all over the world. Tickets for this one-night-only event are $36-$60 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Eric Benet, Hot Sardines and More Among New Shows at The AdditionEric Benet, Hot Sardines and More Among New Shows at The Addition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Addition is saddened by the announcement of the passing of Manhattan Transfer lead singer, Tim Hauser. The club has also announced its new shows and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Nano Stern, Kwame Binea, Anna Maria Jopek, Yemen Blues, Ibeyi and More to Bring the World to Joe's Pub This FallNano Stern, Kwame Binea, Anna Maria Jopek, Yemen Blues, Ibeyi and More to Bring the World to Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its world/international music lineup for Fall 2014. Details below! (more...)

Red House to Welcome BowSmack, 11/7-8Red House to Welcome BowSmack, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Red House Arts Center will welcome nationally known duo BowSmack who will perform on November 7th and 8th at 8pm in the Redhouse Theatre. BowSmack is the fusion of Mike Block's versatile cello playing with Tupac Mantilla's “anything goes” percussions approach, featuring explorations of Pop music from today, yesterday, and the future. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents RAVEL AND DEBUSSY with Conductor Laureate Hans Graf This WeekendThe Houston Symphony Presents RAVEL AND DEBUSSY with Conductor Laureate Hans Graf This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

This weekend, October 23, 25, and 26, the Symphony welcomes back Conductor Laureate Hans Graf in his 2014-15 Season debut with the Houston Symphony in Ravel and Debussy. (more...)

Kean Stage to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/8Kean Stage to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Kean Stage will present ten-time Grammy Award-winner Bobby McFerrin in Wilkins Theatre on November 8 at 7:30 p.m. McFerrin is an eternal seeker, always defying the music industry'­s practical impulse to pigeonhole artists. His diversity and range are incomparable. (more...)

Nano Stern, Kwame Binea, Anna Maria Jopek, Yemen Blues, Ibeyi and More to Bring the World to Joe's Pub This FallNano Stern, Kwame Binea, Anna Maria Jopek, Yemen Blues, Ibeyi and More to Bring the World to Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its world/international music lineup for Fall 2014. Details below! (more...)

HBO Debuts Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS TonightHBO Debuts Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongside nine talented young string musicians. (more...)

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