Burt Bacharach News

Date of Birth: May 29, 1929 (87)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
BWW CD Review: Karen Mason's IT'S ABOUT TIME is Vibrant and HeartfeltBWW CD Review: Karen Mason's IT'S ABOUT TIME is Vibrant and Heartfelt
by David Clarke - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway veteran and twelve-time MAC Award winner, Karen Mason released IT'S ABOUT TIME, earlier this month. The lovely, yet understated, record perfectly captures the vibrancy of Mason's instrument. Despite being recorded in a studio, IT'S ABOUT TIME captures the magic of live cabaret performance and offers it as something listeners can experience anywhere in the world. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery ChicagoRufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Lincoln Center Moments, a Free Program for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers, Set to Launch on 3/17Lincoln Center Moments, a Free Program for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers, Set to Launch on 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Lincoln Center Moments, a program for individuals with dementia and their caregivers, launches on Friday, March 17, with a performance of a Schumann piano trio featuring musicians of the New York Philharmonic. Created to bring Lincoln Center's unparalleled artistry to an intimate and supportive setting, the free performance series is designed to address the needs of the rapidly growing population affected by dementia and provide meaningful connections to the arts for an audience that may be unable to attend mainstream performances. The spring 2017 season features six performances representing genres across the Lincoln Center's campus. Participants enjoy one-hour-long chamber music, jazz, and theater performances, each followed by a one-hour, interactive workshop to share their experience with their fellow concertgoers. All programs start at 1 pm and take place at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Frederick P. Rose Building, 10th floor, 165 West 65th Street, between Amsterdam and Broadway. (more...)

Burt Bacharach Tribute 'WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW' Coming to SideNotes CabaretBurt Bacharach Tribute 'WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW' Coming to SideNotes Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Syncopated rhythms, unique chord progressions and jazz harmonies will be front and center as SideNotes Cabaret presents WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW: A TRIBUTE TO BURT BACHARACH, March 30 to April 2, 2017 at Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove. (more...)

The Pearl Extends World Premiere of Kate Hamill's VANITY FAIRThe Pearl Extends World Premiere of Kate Hamill's VANITY FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

In response to popular demand, The Pearl Theatre Company extends the world premiere of Kate Hamill's Vanity Fair through Sunday, April 30.  Directed by Bedlam's Artistic Director, Eric Tucker, the production will now run from March 24 through April 30. (more...)

Shaun Escoffery Announces London Shepherds Bush Empire ShowShaun Escoffery Announces London Shepherds Bush Empire Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

2016 has been a vintage year for Shaun Escoffery; critical acclaim for his new studio album, 'Evergreen', a sell-out UK tour including London's Union Chapel, performing at Wembley Arena as part of the World Cup '66 Live anniversary celebrations, and the Children In Need Terry Wogan Special. (more...)

 Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer Stephen Schwartz with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

By popular demand, Elvis Costello & The Imposters bring their new show, “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers,” back for a coast-to-coast North American run of 20 dates this June and July. Last fall, Costello debuted the tour to rave reviews. (more...)

Pianist Thomas Pandolfi Coming To The Bickford Theatre at the Morris MuseumPianist Thomas Pandolfi Coming To The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Virtuoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to the Bickford Theatre for a special concert on Sunday, March 5 at 2:00 p.m.  This only New Jersey performance of Burt, Barry and Beyond gives his unique take on the greatest hits of Burt Bacharach and Barry Manilow. (more...)

Virtuoso Pianist Thomas Pandolfi Returns to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris MuseumVirtuoso Pianist Thomas Pandolfi Returns to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????Virtuoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to the Bickford Theatre for a special concert on Sunday, March 5 at 2:00 p.m.  This only New Jersey performance of Burt, Barry and Beyond gives his unique take on the greatest hits of Burt Bacharach and Barry Manilow. (more...)

Elvis Costello & The Imposters to Bring 'IMPERIAL BEDROOM' Tour to PPACElvis Costello & The Imposters to Bring 'IMPERIAL BEDROOM' Tour to PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

By popular demand, Elvis Costello & The Imposters bring their new show, 'Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers,' back for a coast-to-coast North American run of 20 dates this June and July. The 'Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers' Tour will be at the Providence Performing Arts Center Tuesday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Los Robles Master Chorale To Combine With Agoura High School Choirs For PEACE AND LOVE, 3/19Los Robles Master Chorale To Combine With Agoura High School Choirs For PEACE AND LOVE, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), among Southern California's premier choirs, combines with the stellar choirs of Agoura Hills High School to present "Peace and Love," an eclectic program of Sixties rock, folk and classical music conducted by LRMC Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, on Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4 pm, at The Performing Arts Education Center (A-PAEC) on the campus of Agoura High School in Agoura Hills.  (more...)

Horse McDonald to Tour Acclaimed Autobiographical Play CAREFULHorse McDonald to Tour Acclaimed Autobiographical Play CAREFUL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Scottish singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, is to take her award-winning one-woman play, Careful, on the road for a Scottish spring tour. (more...)

Karen Mason to Host IT'S ABOUT TIME Album Release Concert at BirdlandKaren Mason to Host IT'S ABOUT TIME Album Release Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Karen Mason - the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist - will celebrate her new album It's About Time from Zevely Records with a special concert at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street in New York) on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This MarchPaula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

Kyle Riabko Returns to Joe's Pub This Week with CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINEDKyle Riabko Returns to Joe's Pub This Week with CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

As previously announced, 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 today, February 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 9:30 PM.  (more...)

Steve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with STANDARD TIMESteve Tyrell to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with STANDARD TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Following three previous sold-out engagements, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes back Grammy Award-winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell, for four performances only: Thursday, March 30 (8 p.m.); Friday, March 31 (8 p.m.); Saturday, April 1 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, April 2 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Bridget Everett, Kyle Riabko, Alan Alda and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Kyle Riabko, Alan Alda and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Everyone needs a little love. Good thing Joe's Pub has got a ton of it going on in the next couple of weeks. This weekend - Cathy Cervenka and Corn Mo host their annual Valentine's Day duet bonanza - Love Bites - on the 12th. Afterward, Xavier is back with his Ladies of Soul tribute, featuring Martha Redbone, Bright Light Bright Light, Anastacia McCleskey (of Waitress The Musical on Broadway), Toshi Reagon, Justin Johnston and Abena Koomson! (more...)

Oliver James Releases Music Video 'The More You Love The More You Live' From Album 'What Have We Learned'Oliver James Releases Music Video 'The More You Love The More You Live' From Album 'What Have We Learned'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Oliver James' new video 'The More You Love The More You Live' is from his new album, 'What We Have Learned'. James' songs combine soaring vocals, sweeping melodies, and one memorable chorus after another. (more...)

Richard Malavet to Return to The Metropolitan Room with MIDNIGHT MOODSRichard Malavet to Return to The Metropolitan Room with MIDNIGHT MOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Encore! Critically acclaimed New York jazz-pop stylist Richard Malavet returns with his must-see show Midnight Moods for one night only on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 at the Metropolitan Room.  (more...)

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