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Billy Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBSBilly Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The Library of Congress is celebrating Billy Joel's 50-year career and his selection as the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in the nation's capital with a series of events, culminating in a star-studded concert tonight. (more...)

Acclaimed UK Singer/Songwriter Rumer to Release INTO COLOUR in US, 2/10Acclaimed UK Singer/Songwriter Rumer to Release INTO COLOUR in US, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Celebrated UK singer/songwriter Rumer is back with her third release INTO COLOUR, out in the US on February 10, 2015 on Atlantic Records. (more...)

Jennifer Kranz, Adrienne Visnic and More to Celebrate a 'Thanks for Giving' November at Sterling's Upstairs at the FederalJennifer Kranz, Adrienne Visnic and More to Celebrate a 'Thanks for Giving' November at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Jennifer Kranz, winner of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2014; and Stage Star top finalist Adrienne Visnic make their respective headlining debuts at Sterling's Upstairs November 16th and 23rd. (more...)

Burt Bacharach to Play the Long Center, 11/23Burt Bacharach to Play the Long Center, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

What's new, pussycat? Legendary Songwriter Burt Bacharach is headed to the Long Center! The world-famous writer of hits including Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head, Wishin' and Hopin', and I Say a Little Prayer plays Dell Hall on Sunday, November 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now staring at $39. (more...)

First Listen & Live Performance Of 'Time After Time' From She & Him's CLASSICSFirst Listen & Live Performance Of 'Time After Time' From She & Him's CLASSICS
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 1, 2014

THE NEW GIRL goes back to basics! (more...)

BWW Interview: Cult 'Caberlesque' Favorite Lady Rizo Graces The Stage Of The Copa Palm Springs 11/1BWW Interview: Cult 'Caberlesque' Favorite Lady Rizo Graces The Stage Of The Copa Palm Springs 11/1
by David Green - Oct 30, 2014

Grammy-winning Chanteuse and Comedienne, Lady Rizo, appears for one 'standing room only' performance at The Copa palm Springs on November 1 at 8:00 pm. The cult entertainer New York magazine hails as a 'Cabaret Superstar' has made her mark creating vintage arrangements & theatrical explorations of pop songs from every decade. Lady Rizo (nee Amelia Zirin-Brown) co-created the cult caburlesque spectacular Lady Rizo & the Assettes in 2005.In January 2010 she won her first Grammy on a duet with acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma that was released on a Holiday album featuring Diana Krall, James Taylor and Alison Krauss among others. She also sings and records with multi-platnum recording artist Moby and was nominated for an MVPA for the choreography the video for the single New York, New York featuring Debbie Harry. I had the cahncr to chat with Lady Rizo about her upcoming performance at The Copa and more. Here are a few highlights form that conversation: (more...)

She & Him's CLASSICS Track List Revealed, Featuring Styne & Bacharach, Out 12/2She & Him's CLASSICS Track List Revealed, Featuring Styne & Bacharach, Out 12/2
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 28, 2014

THE NEW GIRL goes back to basics! (more...)

Dionne Warwick On Bacharach & David, Plus Biggest InfluencesDionne Warwick On Bacharach & David, Plus Biggest Influences
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 28, 2014

Dionne Warwick discusses her hits and her influences! (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala TonightKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Encores! Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart, New York City Center's annual Gala tonight, October 27, 2014, will feature the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Lorenz Hart, sung by some of Broadway's finest talent, includingKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, and Paulo Szot, and with dance performances by Irina Dvorovenko, Chase Finlay, Jared Grimes, and Lauren Lovette. (more...)

Robert Callely's ON A STOOL AT THE END OF THE BAR to Premiere at 59E59 TheatersRobert Callely's ON A STOOL AT THE END OF THE BAR to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome The Directors Company with ON A STOOL AT THE END OF THE BAR, written by Robert Callely and directed by Michael Parva. ON A STOOL AT THE END OF THE BAR begins performances on Friday, November 14 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 14. Press Opening is Thursday, November 20 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. Please note, there is no performance on Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving). Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single 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...)

Tickets Go on Sale 10/24 for The Smith Center's 2014-15 Winter/Spring SeasonTickets Go on Sale 10/24 for The Smith Center's 2014-15 Winter/Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

?Tickets for the 2014-2015 Winter/Spring Season at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts are on sale now. The all-star lineup boasts award-winning musicians, speakers, special attractions, family programming and returning favorites. (more...)

Lourdes Duque Baron's Debut Jazz Single from 'My Spring In Paris' Up for Grammy NodLourdes Duque Baron's Debut Jazz Single from 'My Spring In Paris' Up for Grammy Nod
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Classic jazz is not unfamiliar to Lourdes Duque Baron as her first album entitled "Feeling Good At Any Age" contained classic cover songs with a contemporary twist. (more...)

A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF BURT BACHARACH AND HAL DAVID Set for Ware Center, 10/24A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF BURT BACHARACH AND HAL DAVID Set for Ware Center, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

A night of cabaret-style entertainment at the Ware Center of Millersville University on Friday, Oct. 24, will feature Jeff Calvin (pictured) leading the Up With Everything! Orchestra, in 'A Tribute to the Music of (more...)

ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present 15 show-stopping musical theater dance numbers performed by stars from the musical theater and dance worlds during its Joyce Theater debut November 11-16, today announced Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Executive Artistic Director and Margo Sappington, Artistic Director. All performances will feature live music and will be directed by Margo Sappington with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

Jeffrey Brian Adams, Monique Hafen & More to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's PROMISES, PROMISESJeffrey Brian Adams, Monique Hafen & More to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's PROMISES, PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse have announced casting for their holiday show, a revival of the 1968 Broadway hit Promises, Promises to be directed by Bill English. (more...)

Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri Headline Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 9/21Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri Headline Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Continuing its 8 year reign as the most critically acclaimed, award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway Performers and Nightclub Artists in concert, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal welcomes Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri in their co-headlining concert debut of Together Again for the First Time, an evening of non-stop Broadway showstoppers with Musical Direction by Mark Vogel at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Barbra Streisand & Burt Bacharach's Dynamic DuetsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Barbra Streisand & Burt Bacharach's Dynamic Duets
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 18, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to a sensational TV special featuring music icons Barbra Streisand and Burt Bacharach in honor of this week's release of Streisand's PARTNERS. (more...)

12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Here at BroadwayWorld.com, we could not be more excited about the upcoming September 16 release of the highly anticipated latest album, PARTNERS, from Broadway's greatest export, Barbra Streisand. In honor of the album's 12 brand new duets, we are counting down with 12 days of Barbra! To pre-order the album, click here for Amazon.com, iTunes.com or to order direct. Today we are focusing our attention on the starry collection of collaborators on the new album from the recording icon. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart Gala, 10/27Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart Gala, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Encores! Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart, New York City Center's annual Gala on October 27, 2014, will feature the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Lorenz Hart (more...)

Stephen Emmer's INTERNATIONAL BLUE Set for 9/16 ReleaseStephen Emmer's INTERNATIONAL BLUE Set for 9/16 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

All Music is streaming Stephen Emmer's latest offering International Blue (Release date September 16th) which pays tribute to the rare art of the pop crooner. (more...)

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