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Kennedy Single for Country-Electro 'Bareback' Set for Release TodayKennedy Single for Country-Electro 'Bareback' Set for Release Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Producer/Writer/Performer Kennedy (www.kennedykarate.com?) announced today that his new video single his country- electro track “Bareback” co-starring Nashville singer A.J. Hobbs, is set for release today, Friday March 10, 2017 via all digital and streaming music services. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor Awards Residencies to 18 Cutting-Edge Theatre ProjectsBerkeley Rep's Ground Floor Awards Residencies to 18 Cutting-Edge Theatre Projects
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 Today, Madeleine Oldham, director of The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work, announced the 18 projects accepted into its sixth annual Summer Residency Lab. The projects were chosen from almost 600 submitted applications, the most the program has ever received. (more...)

BWW Review: MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature TheatreBWW Review: MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Mar 13, 2017

Bad singers make interesting stories. After Meryl Streep got an Oscar nomination for her role as the classical world's Florence Foster Jenkins, last year, here comes Broadway's Debra Monk, warbling the pop repertoire of a mid-1960s musical misfit in a new musical full of Great White Way pedigree. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th.  (more...)

Tony Award-Nominee Melissa Errico to Join Michael Feinstein at Carnegie HallTony Award-Nominee Melissa Errico to Join Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

It has just been announced that Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico will join Michael Feinstein as a special guest at Zankel Hall on March 21 at 7:30pm at Carnegie Hall (881 Seventh Ave.) for 'Standard Time', featuring the music of Harry Warren. Melissa will sing music popularized by such artists as Doris Day, Judy Garland, Vera Lynn and Peggy Lee. The evening will also feature vocals from Jay Armstrong Johnson and instrumentalists Tedd Firth on Piano, Phil Palombi on Bass andMark McLean on Drums as they pay tribute to Harry Warren, the composer of such hits as "I Only Have Eyes for You," "42nd Street," "Chattanooga Choo Choo," and other unforgettable favorites. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

John Pizzarelli returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show celebrating iconic singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, April 25 - May 6. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." Specifically, Jazz Weekly recently raved about John Pizzarelli's Johnny Mercer program: "A gig like this oozes with style, class and fun, with Pizzarelli being one of the best ambassadors for the Great American Songbook. One of his best."At the Cafe, he'll perform Johnny's most recognizable hits as well as lesser-known gems such as "Jamboree Jones" and "Slue Foot." (more...)

Santa Monica Playhouse Presents the World Premiere of Albert James Kallis's A DELUSIONAL AFFAIR  2/25Santa Monica Playhouse Presents the World Premiere of Albert James Kallis's A DELUSIONAL AFFAIR 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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Katy Perry Unleashes New Single, 'Chained to the Rhythm'Katy Perry Unleashes New Single, 'Chained to the Rhythm'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Tony Nominee Stephen Bray to Teach at 12th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters ProjectTony Nominee Stephen Bray to Teach at 12th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Johnny Mercer Foundation (JMF) and the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University announce Stephen Bray, Tony, and Grammy-nominated songwriter for The Color Purple, will join the 12th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project as a Master Teacher. (more...)

Rag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & MERag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. (more...)

12th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project Seeks Submissions12th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project Seeks Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Johnny Mercer Foundation and the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University are seeking the nation's most talented songwriters, aged 18 to 30 years, for the 12th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project. (more...)

It's So Chewish! Jewish Women's Theatre  Explores Special Connection Between Food and Jewish LifeIt's So Chewish! Jewish Women's Theatre Explores Special Connection Between Food and Jewish Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Ask any Jewish man, woman or child to describe a favorite memory and the response will likely to be a story about family, friends and food.  The sights, sounds, and smells all have special meaning, but it is memories of the tastes that bring the most smiles.  Food and Jewish life have been inseparable throughout history. The Old Testament says the Israelites celebrated their newfound freedom from the Pharaoh with a communal meal of roast lamb and herbs. Even since then, Jewish people and food have been linked symbolically and socially. "Ess my kind" is a universal anthem.   (more...)

ABC Announces Expert Mentors & Judges for Upcoming Competition Series THE TOY BOXABC Announces Expert Mentors & Judges for Upcoming Competition Series THE TOY BOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

ABC's THE TOY BOX announced the mentors and judges who will select the winning toy to be made by Mattel and sold exclusively at Toys “R” Us after the series finale. (more...)


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Blue Note Hawaii to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Chris BottiBlue Note Hawaii to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Chris Botti
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

January is the one-year anniversary of Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, and what a year it's been! (more...)

Alex Leonard Stars in L-O-V-E: A CELEBRATION of NAT KING COLEAlex Leonard Stars in L-O-V-E: A CELEBRATION of NAT KING COLE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Nat King Cole, one of the most identifiable voices in American popular music was also one of jazz's finest pianists. His unique sound and remarkable sense of swing led him to be a major influence and inspiration. Having sold 50 million records in his lifetime the Capitol Records building in Hollywood is still referred to today as, 'The House that Nat Built'. Despite his stardom in music and television he often encountered a world that was hostile and racist. Despite such personal and professional challenges he projected enormous dignity with the power of his talent, grace and gentle demeanor. (more...)

Alex Leonard to Celebrate Nat King Cole in 'L-O-V-E' at PangeaAlex Leonard to Celebrate Nat King Cole in 'L-O-V-E' at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Alex Leonard will present 'L-O-V-E: A Celebration of Nat King Cole' on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Pangea. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Music Series ROCK'N'ROLL INVENTIONS, 1/16Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Music Series ROCK'N'ROLL INVENTIONS, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

A new Smithsonian Channel series is about to make some noise as some of the biggest names from the recording industry break out their drumsticks, synthesizers, and everything in between to explain the technology and innovations that have provided the soundtrack to our lives. (more...)

Capitol Records Signs The Bee Gees to Worldwide Agreement Encompassing Group's Entire Music CatalogueCapitol Records Signs The Bee Gees to Worldwide Agreement Encompassing Group's Entire Music Catalogue
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Bee Gees, one of the world's most commercially successful and acclaimed bands in the history of popular music, has signed a long-term worldwide agreement with Capitol Records that encompasses the legendary trio's entire catalogue of recorded music (more...)

Coca-Cola 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Red Carpet Live! to Stream WorldwideCoca-Cola 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Red Carpet Live! to Stream Worldwide
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

dick clark productions announces the return of the ”Coca-Cola® Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2016 AMAs” preshow, which will stream LIVE online for fans worldwide on Facebook (http://amas.news/live). (more...)

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