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Date of Birth: May 29, 1929 (86)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival Announces Award Winners17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival Announces Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) announced today the winners of the 2016 Festival. On April 28, 2016, the Festival wrapped up its eight day run with the Southern California premiere of The Fixer starring Dominic Rains, James Franco, Rachel Brosnahan and Melissa Leo at Lido Live (3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach) with the post party in the Via Lido Plaza. (more...)

Tony-Award Nominee & Emmy Award-Winner Liz Callaway Makes San Diego Debut at Martinis Above Fourth on 5/10Tony-Award Nominee & Emmy Award-Winner Liz Callaway Makes San Diego Debut at Martinis Above Fourth on 5/10
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, in association with Chris Isaacson Presents, is thrilled to present Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Liz Callaway as she makes her San Diego debut at MA4 to celebrate the West Coast release of her latest CD, The Essential Liz Callaway, on Tuesday, May 10 at 8PM. (more...)

MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The New School's Mannes School of Music is pleased to announce that the Mannes American Composers Ensemble (MACE) will perform on Wednesday, May 11, at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall (55 West 13th Street, New York, New York). Conducted by Alan Pierson, the program will feature selections by Steve Reich, Thomas Weaver, and Caleb Burhans. True to the mission of MACE, the program exemplifies the ensemble's commitment to the work of living American composers. The concert will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free. (more...)

Liz Callaway Set for Rubicon Theatre Company's Broadway Musical Concert SeriesLiz Callaway Set for Rubicon Theatre Company's Broadway Musical Concert Series
by Adam Jay - Apr 27, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is pleased to present the sensational Broadway icon LIZ CALLAWAY in her stellar cabaret act as the third offering in the annual Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series. A Tony® Nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist, LIZ CALLAWAY's cabaret features her favorite Broadway show tunes, songs from movie musicals and pop hits from the 1960s. Having performed to rave reviews at venues from New York's Rainbow & Stars and Metropolitan Room, to the Donmar Warehouse in London, LIZ CALLAWAY brings her crystal-clear Broadway belt to Ventura for three performances only, Saturday,May 7 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 8 at 2 p.m. (more...)

The Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next MonthThe Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the acclaimed Mannes Opera Young Artists, conducted by Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri, will give two fully-staged performances of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN with the Mannes Orchestra. (more...)

Liz Callaway to Celebrate New 'ESSENTIAL' Album in LA and San DiegoLiz Callaway to Celebrate New 'ESSENTIAL' Album in LA and San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the engagement for Liz Callaway: THE ESSENTIAL LIZ CALLAWAY, coming to the Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Bl, Hollywood, Calif., for an exclusive, one-night-only engagement on May 9 at 8:30 PM, celebrating the West Coast release of her newest CD. (more...)

THE BIRTH OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK Set for The Palmer House, 5/21THE BIRTH OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK Set for The Palmer House, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, has announcde dinner, dancing and all-star performances with The Birth of the Great American Songbook, Saturday, May 21, in the legendary Empire Room, on the lobby level of the Palmer House, 17 E. Monroe St. (more...)

Gordon Lightfoot Coming to State Theatre; Tickets on Sale FridayGordon Lightfoot Coming to State Theatre; Tickets on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Internationally acclaimed Gordon Lightfoot heads back to the State Theatre for AN EVENING WITH GORDON LIGHTFOOT at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16. Considered by many as Canada's greatest songwriter, Lightfoot will be performing from his vast catalog that spans five decades. (more...)

Kate Beckinsale Among The Newport Beach Film Festival HonoreesKate Beckinsale Among The Newport Beach Film Festival Honorees
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Newport Beach Film Festival will celebrate outstanding contribution to global cinema at a special event during the 17th annual Festival (April 21-28, 2016) at the Balboa Bay Resort, April 23. (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Kenny G to Appear at Kennelly Keys MusicGrammy Award Winning Saxophonist Kenny G to Appear at Kennelly Keys Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

On Saturday & Sunday at 1:00 p.m. (April 30th and May 1st,) Grammy award winning saxophonist, Kenny G will present a clinic and performance Roy's Place, located to Kennelly Keys Music in Lynnwood (more...)

Celebration Theatre to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BOY FROM OZCelebration Theatre to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Celebration Theatre at the Lex in association with Nicholas Caprio, Michael C. Kricfalusi, Todd Milliner and Jack Morrissey presents, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, the West Coast premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ, music and lyrics by Peter Allen, book by Martin Sherman, original book by Nick Enright, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Bryan Blaskie, produced by Andrew Carlberg and directed by Celebration Theatre co-artistic director Michael A. Shepperd. THE BOY FROM OZ will begin previews on Friday, April 22 at 8pm; will open on Friday, April 29 at 8pm and perform through Sunday, June 19 at the Celebration Theatre's new home, Celebration at the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

John Mellencamp to be Honored With Prestigious ASCAP Founders AwardJohn Mellencamp to be Honored With Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present acclaimed songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Mellencamp with its prestigious Founders Award (more...)

Elaine Paige Will Launch STRIPPED BACK UK Concert Tour in OctoberElaine Paige Will Launch STRIPPED BACK UK Concert Tour in October
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Broadway and West End star Elaine Paige has just announced a 20 date series of concerts from October to December 2016, entitled 'Stripped Back', which will see her perform her favorite tracks, from an array of contemporary songwriters, with a small group of musicians in some of the UK's most beautiful venues (detailed below). This follows Elaine's last solo tour in 2014 which was a sell-out celebratory concert encompassing her incredible 50 year career and saw her say 'farewell' to a full touring schedule. (more...)

Kaitlin Doubleday & Burt Bacharach to Host Free Awareness Screening of New Autism Drama POKaitlin Doubleday & Burt Bacharach to Host Free Awareness Screening of New Autism Drama PO
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Inspiring autism drama 'Po', directed by John Asher, will begin its film festival tour during National Autism Awareness Month with a free 'blue carpet' public Awareness Screening at the Paramount Theater on April 5 th. (more...)

THE BIRTH OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK Set for The Palmer House, 4/23THE BIRTH OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK Set for The Palmer House, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

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Theatre Nova to Present New Rock Musical IRRATIONALTheatre Nova to Present New Rock Musical IRRATIONAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Theatre Nova, an Ann Arbor company that focuses exclusively on new and recent plays, will premiere an original rock musical by Ann Arbor playwright and Ann Arbor composer David Wells and R. MacKenzie Lewis this April. (more...)

Tony Nominee Melissa Errico to Offer April Concerts at Feinstein's/54 BelowTony Nominee Melissa Errico to Offer April Concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

?Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico (who is performing tonight at Lincoln Center's Spotlight on Judy Garland Event - The History of the World in 100 Performances Moderated by Adam Gopnik & radio host Jonathan Schwartz) will return to Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W. 54th St.) for two concert performances on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at 7pm. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright Will Pay Tribute to Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall Once MoreRufus Wainwright Will Pay Tribute to Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall Once More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?For two storied nights in 2006, singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright performed a love letter to Judy Garland's Judy At Carnegie Hall concert with a tribute of his own, Rufus Does Judy At Carnegie Hall. Backed by a 36-piece orchestra conducted by Stephen Oremus, he performed Judy's epic 1961 Carnegie Hall performance in its entirety. A dazzling spectacle performed in front of sold-out crowds, it was critically lauded and remains a pinnacle of success amidst a career full of them. (more...)

DEAD DOG PARK Shifts Opening at 59E59 to Next WednesdayDEAD DOG PARK Shifts Opening at 59E59 to Next Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome the NYC premiere of DEAD DOG PARK, written by Barry Malawer and directed by Eric Tucker. Produced by Boz and the Bard Productions, Inc., Sola Lupa Productions, LLC and Sharon Perl, in association with Bedlam, DEAD DOG PARK begins performances on Thursday, February 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6.  Press opening is Wednesday, February 24 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

First Lady Announces SMITHSONIAN SALUTES RAY CHARLES: IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSEFirst Lady Announces SMITHSONIAN SALUTES RAY CHARLES: IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The President and First Lady will invite top contemporary artists to the White House as part of its “In Performance at the White House” series. (more...)

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