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Date Of Birth:
December 25, 1907
Date Of Death:
November 18, 1994 (86)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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Three Dog Night, Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long, Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza and More Set for Arcadia's 2015 SeasonThree Dog Night, Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long, Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza and More Set for Arcadia's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its second season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center -- Three Dog Night on Saturday, January 10 at 8 pm; The Four Tops on Saturday, February 21 at 8 pm; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm; The Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long on Saturday, May 16 at 2 pm and Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza on Saturday, June 6 at 7 pm. This four concert season, and the additional attraction The Muppet Movie Sing-A-Long, is presented by the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation and is a means of raising funds to support arts in the schools and maintain this new, state-of-the-art facility. (more...)

The Actors Fund Presents TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY Tonight at the PantagesThe Actors Fund Presents TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY Tonight at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' tonight, November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

New Year's Eve Dinner Dance Party to Return to The Palais Royale, 12/31New Year's Eve Dinner Dance Party to Return to The Palais Royale, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Palais Royale -- South Bend's Premier Event Facility -- is pleased to host its annual New Year's Eve dinner/dance party on Wednesday, December 31, which starts at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winning music director and composer John McDaniel (Bonnie and Clyde, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) is coming to Naples to music direct Oscar-winning actress Shirley Jones at TheatreZone's gala fundraiser 'An Evening with Shirley Jones' on Sunday, Nov. 9. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' on November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

King Center Announces Six New Shows, Featuring Acrobats, Music and Holiday ConcertsKing Center Announces Six New Shows, Featuring Acrobats, Music and Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The King Center for the Performing Arts has announced six new shows, including acrobats, music and holiday concerts. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Prohibition cocktails - is that an oxymoron? What a way to kick-off the town-wide Big Read featuring The Great Gatsby! Live music, art, wine and cocktails reminiscent of the red-hot jazz age -- all at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m., (more...)

Cab Calloway Orchestra to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/10Cab Calloway Orchestra to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

It was the jazz age. In Jay Gatsby's garden, "…men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars," wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in one of the greatest pieces of American literature, The Great Gatsby. On Friday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. when the Cab Calloway Orchestra performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse, it will be possible to relive the past…. if just for one night…. through the silky smooth ensemble work, spicy brass harmonies and iconic "Hi-De-Ho" lyrics of one of the greatest American orchestras, now led by Cab's grandson, Calloway Brooks. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome the Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome the Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Red-hot jazz, wine and art will kick off Ridgefield's The Big Read initiative when the Cab Calloway Orchestra comes to town on Friday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Host GREAT GATSBY Film Event, 11/23Ridgefield Playhouse to Host GREAT GATSBY Film Event, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” So wrote the great American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald in one of the finest works of fiction by any of this country's great writers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted “gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession”, is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s and a true classic of twentieth-century American literature. The Great Gatsby, which depicts the dark side of the American dream, a world of gangsters, wild parties and reckless people who had a way of destroying people's lives, was the perfect story for the silver screen. (more...)

Nightlife Winner Liam Forde to Play Stage 72, 9/5Nightlife Winner Liam Forde to Play Stage 72, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

On Friday, September 5th at 9pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. The remaining added performance will be October 24th at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

Nightlife Award Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72 TonightNightlife Award Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Tonight, August 22nd at 7pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added September 5th at 9pm and October 24th at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

Fall 2014 CORNISH PRESENTS Series to Include Jazz Concerts, Piano Soloists, and MoreFall 2014 CORNISH PRESENTS Series to Include Jazz Concerts, Piano Soloists, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The Fall 2014 Cornish Presents series features the return of several fan favorites as well as many opportunities to hear jazz, chamber music, world music, and rarely performed works. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse's October Lineup to Include Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and MoreRidgefield Playhouse's October Lineup to Include Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2014

Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Connecticut presents a variety of performances in October, including an appearance from Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and more. (more...)

Brian Childers to Star in AN EVENING WITH DANNY KAYE at TACT, 7/18-8/16Brian Childers to Star in AN EVENING WITH DANNY KAYE at TACT, 7/18-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The American Century Theater (TACT) will welcome Helen Hayes Award-winner Brian Childers back to the stage for An Evening with Danny Kaye. This production, to be performed as part of the Robert M. McElwaine Reflections series, pays tribute to one of Broadway and Hollywood's greatest showmen - Danny Kaye. Stephen Nachamie directs and Jeff Biering is the Musical Director. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: MARK NADLER: RUNNIN' WILD Sees the Return of Adelaide's Most Loved Cabaret StarBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: MARK NADLER: RUNNIN' WILD Sees the Return of Adelaide's Most Loved Cabaret Star
by Barry Lenny - Jun 22, 2014

Mark Nadler's latest performance, Runnin' Wild, is guaranteed to win him more fans. (more...)

BWW Interviews: CHAPMAN ROBERTS Shares the Inspiration Behind THE BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAYBWW Interviews: CHAPMAN ROBERTS Shares the Inspiration Behind THE BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY
by Ryan Kilpatrick - Jun 18, 2014

It was the great Marcus Garvey who said 'Be as proud of your race today as our fathers were in days of yore. We have beautiful history, and we shall create another in the future that will astonish the world.' (more...)

Nightlife Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72, 6/20Nightlife Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

On Friday, June 20th, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Julie Thomas, Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), and Emily Ferranti (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added on August 22, September 5, and October 24 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: THE BOSWELL PROJECT Raises the Profile of an Often Overlooked Trio of SingersBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: THE BOSWELL PROJECT Raises the Profile of an Often Overlooked Trio of Singers
by Barry Lenny - Jun 12, 2014

Kylie Ferreira, Louise Messenger, and Valeska Laity have done a superb job of bringing the sounds of the Boswell Sisters to life again. (more...)

BWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated MusicalsBWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated Musicals
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 3, 2014

Look, we get it, whether due to budget or geography, you didn't see every show of the Broadway season, but that doesn't mean you can't be fully up-to-date for this Sunday's Tony Awards. To help get you prepared for theatre's biggest night, BroadwayWorld has put together the ultimate Tonys Crash Course. We've outlined all of the shows nominated in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories, and provided you 'study materials' as only BWW can, by mining our one-of-a-kind archives. (more...)

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