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Cab Calloway News

Date of Birth: December 25, 1907
Date of Death: November 18, 1994 (86)
Birth Place: Rochester, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Jay Stuart to Star in KISMET at Lynn University, 9/26-27Jay Stuart to Star in KISMET at Lynn University, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

 Lynn University and producer Jan McArt announce Broadway's leading man Jay Stuart to star in a staged concert version of Kismet for the opening of the theatrical season at Lynn University. (more...)

Dreamland Ballroom to Host Annual Dance Competition Fundraiser, 11/6Dreamland Ballroom to Host Annual Dance Competition Fundraiser, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

On November 6th, the Dreamland Ballroom will host its 6th Annual Dancing into Dreamland dance competition and fundraiser. The annual fundraiser is to generate funds for improvements and renovations to the historic 99-year-old building located at 800 West Ninth Street. (more...)

Broadway at the Beach! 4 GIRLS 4 Comes to the Jersey Shore This WeekendBroadway at the Beach! 4 GIRLS 4 Comes to the Jersey Shore This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

When four dynamic, award-winning musical stars from Broadway, film, TV and recordings come together in concert for one night on the same stage, what transpires is an evening of song, laughter and memories. You'll be delighted by the biggest hits from their Tony Award-winning shows and performances. Produced by Wayne J. Gmitter and Production Manager Patrick Rinn, 4 GIRLS 4 will play at Ocean Grove on Saturday, August 15 at 8 PM.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe's 2015 Gala, CLUB 3515, Raises Funds in Balboa ParkPhoto Flash: The Old Globe's 2015 Gala, CLUB 3515, Raises Funds in Balboa Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Over 300 guests attended The Old Globe's 2015 Gala, "Club 3515," celebrating the Globe's 80th Anniversary, on July 25 on the Globe's historic campus in Balboa Park. When final proceeds and expenses are tallied, the net proceeds from this black-tie event will benefit the theatre's artistic and educational activities. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Tickets to ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY, Martin Lawrence & More at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale FridayTickets to ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY, Martin Lawrence & More at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces exciting upcoming performances for the 15/16 fall and winter season. Single tickets go on sale Friday, August 7 for Martin Lawrence Live Doin' Time, Pixar in Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic, One Man STAR WARS Trilogy - written and performed by Charles Ross, Swingin' with the Big Band, Daryl Hall & John Oates and Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office or by visiting the Box Office at 445 Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are also available by calling 844.513.2014 or online at drphillipscenter.org. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. (more...)

Long Center Sets 2015-16 Concert Club SeasonLong Center Sets 2015-16 Concert Club Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The famous Long Center Concert Club returns for another season with another year of incredible local and nationally recognized musicians. Intimate and local, the Concert Club features 5 fantastic musical performances ranging from blues to folk and country to jazz, presented in the acoustically splendid Rollins Studio Theatre. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Mighty Is He! All About ALADDIN - Movie, Musical, Prequel & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: Mighty Is He! All About ALADDIN - Movie, Musical, Prequel & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 17, 2015

Today we celebrates the news of a planned ALADDIN prequel by looking back at the Hollywood and Broadway hit. (more...)

The Nash Sets Jazz Offerings for JulyThe Nash Sets Jazz Offerings for July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

July is a packed month at The Nash, kicking off with a 4th of July bash with the Bad Cactus Brass Band. The month also marks the beginning of the Catch A Rising Star Series, comprised of Arizona musicians ages 18 to 24, who have been specially selected by The Nash,. The Series provides a platform for these emerging artists to gain prominence in the jazz community. (more...)

New Rochelle Opera to Perform CARMEN, 6/25New Rochelle Opera to Perform CARMEN, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

(NEW ROCHELLE, NY) May 25, 2015 – New Rochelle Opera's year-long 30th anniversary celebration reaches its apex with a revival of Georges Bizet's CARMEN from June 25-28, 2015 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY.  The production will be staged by Company co-founder and artistic director Camille Coppola, with orchestra and chorus conducted by Gregory Ortega.  As in previous years, the production will feature the use of English supertitles to translate the French text. (more...)

Highlights In Jazz to End 43rd Season with 'PAST & PRESENT', Featuring Randy Weston and Billy HarperHighlights In Jazz to End 43rd Season with 'PAST & PRESENT', Featuring Randy Weston and Billy Harper
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, concludes its 43rd season on Thursday June 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM in the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, NY, 10007 with Jazz Past & Present, a multigenerational double bill featuring the incomparable duo of, pianist Randy Weston and tenor saxophonist Billy Harper, performing a program including selections from their critically acclaimed album The Roots of the Blues.  (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Dessy Di Lauro to Play the Blue Note Jazz Fest, 6/5Singer-Songwriter Dessy Di Lauro to Play the Blue Note Jazz Fest, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Singer-songwriter, neo-ragtime vocalist Dessy Di Lauro is playing The Blue Note Jazz Fest on Friday, June 5 at Midnight. (more...)

Il 27 aprile al Teatro della Luna BLUES & BROTHERSIl 27 aprile al Teatro della Luna BLUES & BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Arriva al Teatro della Luna lunedì 27 aprile alle ore 21 “Blues & Brothers”. È il più grande spettacolo italiano in tributo ai grandi nomi del soul, del blues e del rock 'n' roll che, dal debutto del 2010 ad oggi, ha replicato in numerosi teatri d'Italia, rendendo uno spumeggiante ed originale omaggio alle celebri melodie rese immortali dal talento (e dagli eccessi) di artisti del calibro di The Blues Brothers, Otis Redding, James Brown, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin e Cab Calloway. (more...)

Blue Note Entertainment Group Launches Travel DivisionBlue Note Entertainment Group Launches Travel Division
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Blue Note Entertainment Group - the entity that owns and operates music venues such as Blue Note Jazz Club, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, Highline Ballroom, Subrosa, and The Howard Theatre, among other properties - announced today the launch of Blue Note Travel, a new division that will curate a wide range of culturally enriching music travel experiences for fans to global destinations. (more...)

RAISIN' CANE to Play Byham Theater, 4/16RAISIN' CANE to Play Byham Theater, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the Pittsburgh premiere of Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey, starring Jasmine Guy and The Avery Sharpe Trio, which will be performed on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh's Cultural District. This event is part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The creative concept for this production was inspired by the classic 1923 Jean Toomer novel 'Cane' and works by the musicians, composers, poets and actors of the Harlem Renaissance. The Arizona Daily Star said, 'Cane is a sweet salute to Harlem's glory days' and the Dayton Daily News wrote the performance was 'Lively, informative, motivating and entertaining...' (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALL NIGHT STRUT- A JUMPIN' JIVE JAMBWW Reviews: ALL NIGHT STRUT- A JUMPIN' JIVE JAM
by Pati Buehler - Mar 23, 2015

A brick school house turned theater continues to thrive thanks to a loyal community effort. (more...)

STORMY WEATHER Starring Lena Horne Blu-ray Now AvailableSTORMY WEATHER Starring Lena Horne Blu-ray Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 21, 2015

Lena Horne in a Harold Arlen movie musical classic! (more...)

PHILADANCO to Kick Off 45th Anniversary Celebration at Perelman Theater, 4/17-19PHILADANCO to Kick Off 45th Anniversary Celebration at Perelman Theater, 4/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Groundbreaking, internationally acclaimed modern dance company PHILADANCO will return to their Philadelphia home at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to mark their 45th Anniversary celebration in Perelman Theater on April 17-19 (times vary). (more...)

2015 Helen Hayes Awards Set for Next Month at the Historic Lincoln Theatre2015 Helen Hayes Awards Set for Next Month at the Historic Lincoln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

theatreWashington announced today that the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015, at two of Washington's most renowned theatrical venues: the historic Lincoln Theatre will host the Awards ceremony and the Awards After-Party will be held a few blocks away at the legendary Howard Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2015: BOSWELL AND BEYOND Brought Tight Harmonies To A Sold Out TheatreBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2015: BOSWELL AND BEYOND Brought Tight Harmonies To A Sold Out Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 7, 2015

This is quite obviously a labour of love from some very talented professional musicians. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & NoblePhoto Flash: Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Yesterday, February 25, author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide…, War Horse), was joined by Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), and acclaimed director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Blues in the Night), for a conversation with Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect…, Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) at Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, to discuss the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

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