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Burt Bacharach News

Date of Birth: May 29, 1929 (88)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Tony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular SongTony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that Tony Bennett is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

Amos Lee to Appear at Capitol Center this AugustAmos Lee to Appear at Capitol Center this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") welcomes critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Amos Lee to its mainstage on Wednesday, August 2.  (more...)

MIGHTY REAL's Anthony Wayne to Make NY Solo Cabaret Debut at The Met RoomMIGHTY REAL's Anthony Wayne to Make NY Solo Cabaret Debut at The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Anthony Wayne (Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, Broadway's Pippin, Anything Goes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will make his New York City solo cabaret debut later this month in THE EVOLUTION OF ANTHONY WAYNE, which will be performed on Friday, June 30th at 9:30 pm at the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street, NYC). (more...)

BURT & ME Extends at Florida Studio TheatreBURT & ME Extends at Florida Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The sweet sounds of Summer sing from the stage with FST's Summer Mainstage production of Burt & Me. Due to audience demand, FST has added additional performances, for even more Burt Bacharach and Hal David fans to enjoy! (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre's BURT & ME Held Over Due to Popular DemandFlorida Studio Theatre's BURT & ME Held Over Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The sweet sounds of Summer sing from the stage with FST's Summer Mainstage production of Burt & Me. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp will Welcome Kathy Najimy, Faith Prince, Baayork Lee & More This Summer!BWW Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp will Welcome Kathy Najimy, Faith Prince, Baayork Lee & More This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

In its third year, Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp is bringing energetic and exciting changes, starting with the namesake Emmy and Tony winner bringing a lot of her friends from across the country to help mold 45 young Broadway hopefuls during her camp June 12-16. (more...)

BWW Review: WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE? Mines Humor, Heartbreak at St. VincentBWW Review: WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE? Mines Humor, Heartbreak at St. Vincent
by Greg Kerestan - May 30, 2017

When the tunes are this infectious and the cast this endearing, little things like plot and characterization are secondary concerns. (more...)

BURT & ME, OLDER THAN DIRT, and More Playing This Week At Florida Studio TheatreBURT & ME, OLDER THAN DIRT, and More Playing This Week At Florida Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Burt & Me OPENS THIS WEEK in the Gompertz Theatre to kick off the Summer Mainstage series! (more...)

Dave Malloy Adds Additional Annotations for THE GREAT COMET Cast RecordingDave Malloy Adds Additional Annotations for THE GREAT COMET Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Composer Dave Malloy announced via Twitter today that he has added more annotations over on Genius for THE GREAT COMET Original Broadway Cast Recording. Check out the tweet below and see the changes on genius.com! (more...)

Kyle Riabko to Return to Joe's Pub for 'CLOSE TO YOU' CelebrationKyle Riabko to Return to Joe's Pub for 'CLOSE TO YOU' Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Kyle Riabko - star and creator of the hit West End show Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined and the earlier acclaimed Off-Broadway version What's it All About? Bacharach Reimagined - will return to Joe's Pub at The Public for two solo concerts by popular demand on Friday, September 29 at 9:30 PM and Saturday, September 30 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Concerts including Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light, Rumer with special guest Dionne Warwick, Nick Lowe's Quality Rock 'n' Roll Revue starring Los Straitjackets, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's Suite for Ma Dukes, Natalia Lafourcade, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble in a Tribute to Pauline Oliveros (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Opens The Summer Mainstage With BURT AND MEFlorida Studio Theatre Opens The Summer Mainstage With BURT AND ME
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The memorable melodies and charismatic charm of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's music comes to center stage in FST's first Summer Mainstage production, Burt & Me. Playing from May 31 through June 18 in the Gompertz atre, it's filled with lively characters and summer fun. (more...)

BWW Review: Courtney Act Glitters in THE GIRL FROM OZ at the Laurie BeechmanBWW Review: Courtney Act Glitters in THE GIRL FROM OZ at the Laurie Beechman
by Troy Frisby - May 15, 2017

A cyclone of camp with a true gift for one-liners and an even stronger voice, Courtney Act followed the yellow brick road past the crowd to hit the stage in THE GIRL FROM OZ. Despite several homages to THE WIZARD OF OZ, the May 4 show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre was centered on that other, no less magical Oz: Australia. In fact, the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE alum's entire set list was comprised of songs famously written or sung by Aussies. (more...)

Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Aria Entertainment's From Page To Stage (FPTS) are delighted to announce their exciting musical concerts and the eleven new musicals selected to be showcased during their Summer Festival at The Other Palace. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 12, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 12, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 12, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Live life dramatically: It's Friday, May 12, 2017 - graduation day at Vanderbilt University - which prompts the musical question: 'Does it always have to rain on that day? This day, in particular?' Truly it's a FREAKY FRIDAY tradition, if the grads are donning caps and gowns at Vandy, chances are everyone else will be carrying their umbrellas with them in Music City. (more...)

Suzanna Ross Returns to the Metropolitan RoomSuzanna Ross Returns to the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Suzanna Ross Returns to the Metropolitan Room Bringing A Little Love, A Little Amour (more...)

FST Announces 2017 Summer Season!FST Announces 2017 Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre's Summer Mainstage and Cabaret Seasons kick off with music, mystery, and unforgettable characters.  The Mainstage Season opens on June 2 and runs through August 20 in the Keating and Gompertz Theatres. A subscription to all three shows can be purchased for as little as $39. The Cabaret Season opens on June 15 and runs through September 24 in the Court Cabaret. A subscription to all three shows can be purchased for as little as $39. All subscriptions and single tickets may be purchased at the FST Box Office in person or by calling (941) 366-9000 or online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org. (more...)

CRY HAVOC! Returns to 4th Wall In JuneCRY HAVOC! Returns to 4th Wall In June
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Back by popular demand for 4th Wall Theatre's final play of the season-a limited two-week engagement of the award-winning and thought-provoking one-man show Cry Havoc! (more...)

Kate Hamill's VANITY FAIR Extends for Final Time Off-BroadwayKate Hamill's VANITY FAIR Extends for Final Time Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Pearl Theatre Company will add two weeks of performances to the world premiere production of Kate Hamill's Vanity Fair, which opened on April 28, 2017 and must close on May 27. (more...)

Elvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-PartyElvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-Party
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Elvis Costello will bring his legendary guitar licks and vocal stylings to Washington, D.C., this Saturday, April 29, when he performs at the official after-party for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE's first annual 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner,' presented by TBS. (more...)

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