Cab Calloway News

Date Of Birth:
December 25, 1907
Date Of Death:
November 18, 1994 (86)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
John McDaniel and Bill Russell to Write Music and Lyrics for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Grammy and Emmy Winner JOHN McDANIEL and Tony Nominee BILL RUSSELL have joined the creative team of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL, currently in development, as Co-Composer and Lyricist. They join a team that already includes Ben Andron as Book Writer, Jonnie Rockwell as Co-Composer, and Tony Nominated Director, Sheryl Kaller. John McDaniel is also attached as Music Director. (more...)

HLTC to Open Fifth Season with DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces its fifth season as Staten Island's first and only Professional Equity theater company with the American classic Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)

Review Roundup: ALADDIN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

HLTC to Open Fifth Season with DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces its fifth season as Staten Island's first and only Professional Equity theater company with the American classic Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)

2013-14 Delaware Young Playwrights Festival Showcase Set for DTC Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company has announced the six finalist plays in the 2013-2014 Delaware Young Playwrights Festival! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Harlem Stage Announces 2014 Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival Lineup; Kicks Off 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

When the Harlem Renaissance was in vogue at the dawn of the 20th Century, the jazz clubs around Jungle Alley, between Lenox and Seventh Avenue - The Savoy Ballroom, Small's Paradise, Minton's Playhouse, Clark Monroe's Uptown House, The Ubangi Club, Park Palace, Connie's Inn, and others - were the place to be. These immortal nightclubs, concert halls, cabarets, speakeasies and ballrooms, will be channeled and showcased May 4 - 10 at the Fourth Annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival. (more...)

Carol Douglas to Make Off-Broadway Debut in MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

This Saturday, My Big Gay Italian Wedding will welcome another disco icon to officiate the wedding of 'Anthony' and 'Andrew.' Carol who has been performing for four decades in concert halls across the world, is super excited and nervous to be gracing the stage for the first time in her career. Her performance Saturday Night will be followed up with a live performance where she will be singing two of her biggest hits, 'Doctors Orders' and 'Midnight Love Affair.' (more...)

Ocean State Theatre Company to Present THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, 2/26-3/16 February 26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick is proud to present the international hit, The All Night Strut! from February 26 - March 16. (more...)

Richard Dreyfuss, Mel Brooks & More Join 2014 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has added an exciting roster of screen legends and beloved titles to the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, (more...)

BWW Reviews: An interesting Tale of Truth or Fiction - KNOCK ME KISS at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - Feb 04, 2014

The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement which spanned the period from about 1919 to 1929. It was the literary era when members of the Great African American Migration, Negroes who had moved into the U.S. Northeast and Midwest, asserted themselves in art, poetry, literature and theatre. Participants included James Wendell Johnson, Cleveland's Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2013-14 Delaware Young Playwrights Festival at DTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company has announced the six finalist plays in the 2013-2014 Delaware Young Playwrights Festival! (more...)

Tony DeSare Makes Debut with Houston Symphony This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

This weekend, January 24, 25 and 26, the young and talented guest artist Tony DeSare will make his debut with the Houston Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski, for an evening of contemporary music made popular in the last half of the 20th century. DeSare, a dynamic and entertaining pianist and vocalist, will present a fresh take on radio favorites, as well as his own musical works, in an evening sure to fill audiences at Jones Hall with laughter and memories. Featuring arrangements of chart toppers like Prince's 'Kiss,' Journey's 'Faithfully,' The Bee Gees' 'How Deep is Your Love,' Bruce Springsteen's 'Fire' and original compositions like 'New Orleans Tango,' audience members are sure to get lost in the sultry and rhythmic backgrounds of these new classics. (more...)

Houston Symphony Pops to Welcome Tony Desare, 1/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

On January 24, 25 and 26, the young and talented guest artist Tony DeSare will make his debut with the Houston Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski, for an evening of contemporary music made popular in the last half of the 20th century. DeSare, a dynamic and entertaining pianist and vocalist, will present a fresh take on radio favorites, as well as his own musical works, in an evening sure to fill audiences at Jones Hall with laughter and memories. Featuring arrangements of chart toppers like Prince's "Kiss," Journey's "Faithfully," The Bee Gees' "How Deep is Your Love," Bruce Springsteen's "Fire" and original compositions like "New Orleans Tango," audience members are sure to get lost in the sultry and rhythmic backgrounds of these new classics. (more...)

Tony DeSare to Make Debut with Houston Symphony, 1/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

On January 24, 25 and 26, the young and talented guest artist Tony DeSare will make his debut with the Houston Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski, for an evening of contemporary music made popular in the last half of the 20th century. DeSare, a dynamic and entertaining pianist and vocalist, will present a fresh take on radio favorites, as well as his own musical works, in an evening sure to fill audiences at Jones Hall with laughter and memories. Featuring arrangements of chart toppers like Prince's "Kiss," Journey's "Faithfully," The Bee Gees' "How Deep is Your Love," Bruce Springsteen's "Fire" and original compositions like "New Orleans Tango," audience members are sure to get lost in the sultry and rhythmic backgrounds of these new classics. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 12/29/2013
by BWW - Dec 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/29/2013 for Thousand Oaks (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/22/2013 for Thousand Oaks (more...)

John McDaniel and Guests Mary Beth Black and Cindy Degnan Set for HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Grammy and Emmy award winner John McDaniel celebrates his St. Louis roots, debuting his new show, HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, featuring special guests Mary Beth Black and Cindy Degnan. The show will take place tonight, December 20th, at 7 PM at the Kranzberg Arts Center, N. Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63103. (more...)

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