Branford Marsalis News

Scott Thompson, Roseanna Vitro, Michael Shannon and More Set for Joe's Pub thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, September 17 through the 28th. Details below! (more...)

North Carolina Symphony to Open 2014-15 Pops Series with WEST SIDE STORY, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The North Carolina Symphony, led by conductor Grant Llewellyn will open its 2014-15 Pops Series with performances of West Side Story in Meymandi Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 26, and Saturday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Leonard Bernstein's electrifying score will be played by the orchestra live, while the newly re-mastered film is projected on the giant screen in high definition. Bursting with drama, excitement and timeless songs - including "Tonight," "America," "Somewhere" and many more - West Side Story remains one of the greatest movies ever made. (more...)

'ENTER LAUGHING', DanceBrazil, POTTED POTTER and More Set for Wallis Annenberg Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces its theater, music, dance, lectures and Theater for Young Audiences programming for the 2014-2015 Season, which begins October 7-19 with the Edinburgh-based Puppet State Theatre Company production of The Man Who Planted Trees in the Lovelace Studio Theater; and in the Bram Goldsmith Theater a new lecture series in partnership with Writers Bloc, presenting a conversation with Leon Panetta on October 15 and Marsalis Well Tempered: An Evening with Branford Marsalis featuring the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on October 16. (more...)

Grammy Winner Branford Marsalis to Perform with Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, Tony Award nominee, and composer, Branford Marsalis, joins the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia in Marsalis 'Well-Tempered,' performing Baroque masterpieces at Meany Hall on the UW Campus in Seattle, WA. (more...)

Kean Stage Announces Its 2014-2015 Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Kean Stage Announces its 2014-2015 season, which includes Barbara Cook, Sutton Foster, and more! (more...)

Single Ticket Saturday Set for 8/16 at RiverCenter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

RiverCenter will hold its ninth annual Single Ticket Saturday event on August 16th from 10am to 3pm. Last year hundreds of patrons enjoyed Single Ticket Saturday and this year's season is bigger than ever. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo to Headline Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Angelique Kidjo is set to headline Carnegie Hall on November 5 in a tribute to "Mama Africa," the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. (more...)

Denzel Washington Film DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS Coming to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2014

DEVIL IN THE BLUE DRESS, the book-turned-film starring Denzel Washington, may be coming to the Great White Way. (more...)

Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band's New Album 'Unity' to Be Released 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

From Bhakti Fest to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band have struck peoples' hearts with their soulful, imaginative music that merges mantras, rock, gospel and world grooves into a fresh new idiom. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Sandi Patty, Vienna Boys Choir & More Set for Enlow Hall's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall (Enlow Hall) at Kean University proudly presents the 2014-2015 concert season featuring a line-up of 11 performances. This season celebrates five years of bringing the world's leading musicians in classical, jazz, pop and world music to our stage. (more...)

This Week at Joe's Pub, June 18-29: Cristin Milioti, Make Music New York, Julie Klausner, Karsh Kale, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014


Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Closes Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun closes tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It was directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and originally opened on April 3 for a limited engagement. (more...)

Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival Recoups on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is celebrating a big week. Not only did it take home three 2014 Tony Awards (Best Revival of a Play, Best Director of a Play -- Kenny Leon, and Best Featured Actress in a Play -- Sophie Okonedo) on Sunday night, it has also recouped its entire capitalization. The production, which began previews Saturday, March 8, officially opened on Thursday, April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47 Street), where it will end its limited engagement run this Sunday, June 15. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams and More Headline Scottsdale Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Tickets for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts' new 2014-15 season will go on sale to the public on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. Among the offerings are more than 50 live performances of dance, music, theater, comedy and more. Additional events will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Branford Marsalis and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia to Collaborate on National Tour, 10/4-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has signed a contract with Columbia Artists Management Inc. (CAMI) and will join Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award nominated saxophonist and composer Branford Marsalis on his national "Well-Tempered" tour, featuring Baroque masterpieces by Albinoni, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more. (more...)

Makoto Ozone Performs with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Following his acclaimed New York Philharmonic debut on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in a newly added concert tonight, April 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Celebrates its 50th Anniversary During Its 2014-2015 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is thrilled to present its 50th Anniversary Concert Season. With classical masterpieces and an extraordinary roster of artists, the Chamber Orchestra showcases excellent musicianship and programming on an intimate scale the characteristics that have most defined the ensemble over the past fifty years. (more...)

Branford Marsalis Performs at The Palladium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Renowned Grammy winning sax player Branford Marsalis and his innovative, hard-working jazz ensemble will perform at The Palladium for one special night tonight, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

UW World Series to Feature Works from Israel, Mali, Ukraine & More in 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The UW World Series brings Seattle audiences some of the most exciting artists and companies from around the globe. The tradition continues into the 2014-15 season with a stellar line-up of living masters and emerging talents curated by Artistic Director Michelle Witt in her third year of programming the Series. 23 artists and companies from over 21 countries will be represented, including Israel, Mali, Ukraine, Great Britain, Spain, France, Canada, Russia, Hungary, the USA, and the eleven countries that make up the Nile basin. (more...)

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