Carly Simon News

Choreographers Pat Birch & Luigi to be Honored at 2014 Astaire Awards, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

On Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards will honor 5-time Tony Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award-winning veteran choreographer Pat Birch with its Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award and legendary dancer and dance instructor Luigi with the Outstanding Achievement in the Preservation of Musical Theatre Award. The Astaire Awards is the only awards show to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film and were first started in 1982 by the late Fred Astaire and the late Douglas Watt (a critic and writer for the NY Daily News and The New Yorker, his 100th birthday would be this year). (more...)

The Fulfillment Fund's THE SONGS OF OUR LIVES Benefit to Pay Tribute to David Crosby and Lamont Dozier, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The Fulfillment Fund has announced the 7th Annual 'The Songs of Our Lives' concert, which will pay special tribute to the songs of internationally acclaimed Songwriter's Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, songwriter Lamont Dozier and the legendary Songwriter's Hall of Famer, two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, singer-songwriter, David Crosby. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell & Rosie's Theater Kids to Honor Pat Birch at PASSING IT ON, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Rosie's Theater Kids (RTKids) will present 'Passing It On: An Evening of Mentorship' to benefit Rosie's Theater Kids at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater on Monday April 28, 2014 at 7pm. This year's event will honor legendary director and choreographer and RTKids mentor, Pat Birch. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Evie Archer to Release Debut Album LIFE IN SAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Singer/songwriter Evie Archer emerges from a time of doubt, confusion, and a 'Life in Sand,' getting back to her lifelong passion for music on her debut album, an inspiring homage to the power of resilience. (more...)

Susanna, The Losers Lounge, K'Naan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced its performance lineup, March 31- April 13. Details below! (more...)

Judy Ann Moulton to Perform FROM CRAYONS TO PERFUME at Egan's Ballard Jam House, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Judy Ann Moulton, BroadwayWorld.com Critics Choice Award Winner for Best Theatrical Event of 2010 for 'Judy Sings Judy: A Concert of Timeless Judy Garland Classics,' will perform her newest cabaret show 'From Crayons to Perfume' at Egan's Ballard Jam House on Saturday, March 22 at 7:00pm. The show will include songs from the 60's and 70's about life and love made famous by Connie Francis, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, Carole King, Helen Reddy, Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Melissa Manchester, Lulu, and more! (more...)

Meredith Vieira to Host Our Time's 12th Annual Benefit Gala, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

OUR TIME will host its 12th ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA, on Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:00PM, at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts & Rosenthal Pavilion at New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square South, New York, NY. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Indie/Pop/Rock Offerings for March-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

At Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming indie/pop/rock offerings for March-May 2014. Check out full details below! (more...)

Alhambra Celebrates 50 Years of the Beatles in the US with BEATLEMANIA AGAIN, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

One of the greatest moments in the history of show business happened at 1:20 PM, on February 7th, 1964, when Pan Am Yankee Clipper Flight number 101 carrying four British musicians landed at New York's Idlewild Airport. Within 48 hours the Beatles were performing on the Ed Sullivan Show overwhelming 73 million viewers. (more...)

Jay Adriel, Austin Colby & More Join Cast of Arena Stage's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Smokey Joe's Cafe-The Songs of Leiber and Stoller transports audiences to the golden age of rock, rhythm and blues this spring at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Director Randy Johnson returns to Arena Stage following the success of A Night with Janis Joplin (which enjoyed two runs at Arena Stage followed by a subsequent run on Broadway) to helm this Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, which originally opened on Broadway in 1995 and became the longest running musical revue, topping 2,000 performances. Bursting with hit tunes including 'Hound Dog,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Love Potion #9' and 'On Broadway,' Smokey Joe's Cafe showcases choreography by Parker Esse (Arena Stage's The Music Man, Oklahoma!) and music direction by Victor Simonson (Center Stage's A Civil War Christmas, Arena Stage's 3 Mo' Divas) and runs April 25-June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Alhambra Celebrates 50 Years of the Beatles in the US with BEATLEMANIA AGAIN, 3/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

One of the greatest moments in the history of show business happened at 1:20 PM, on February 7th, 1964, when Pan Am Yankee Clipper Flight number 101 carrying four British musicians landed at New York's Idlewild Airport. Within 48 hours the Beatles were performing on the Ed Sullivan Show overwhelming 73 million viewers. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for New Orleans (more...)

BWW Review: Baryshnikov Has All the Right Moves
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 27, 2014

Fusing theater, dance, music, and video, ArtsEmerson's MAN IN A CASE is an unusual entertainment, something that has to be seen to be appreciated. At the least, it is an example of thinking outside of the box and an opportunity to see one of the world's greatest dancers onstage; at best, it is an opportunity to see that one of the world's greatest dancers has many more tricks up his tights and that his fluid movements have not abandoned him. You can take the dancer out of the ballet, but you cannot take the ballet out of the dancer. Even in a straight play, the man still has all the right moves. (more...)

Mayo Center to Feature PINKALICIOUS, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY and Jim Brickman, 2/9-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Mayo Performing Arts Center is set to feature Pinkalicious, Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking, and Jim Brickman - The Love Tour February 2, 14, and 15. (more...)

Mayo Center to Feature PINKALICIOUS, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY and Jim Brickman, 2/9-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Mayo Performing Arts Center is set to feature Pinkalicious, Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking, and Jim Brickman - The Love Tour February 2, 14, and 15. (more...)

The Hit Men to Play Van Wezel, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Bringing back the magic created on stages around the world and recorded in studios long ago, The Hit Men... featuring former stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and Tommy James & the Shondells return with their hits! Performing at the Van Wezel on Monday February 17, 2014. These men are the real deal - not actors or a tribute band! (more...)

Ethan Bortnick to Perform at PlayhouseSquare, 5/11; Tickets Go on Sale 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Ethan Bortnick, the youngest performer ever to headline his own concert tour, brings his captivating new family music special LIVE to audiences around the country this spring on a 30-city concert tour. His Cleveland debut stop will be at PlayhouseSquare's Ohio Theatre, Sunday, May 11 at 3 pm. Tickets go on sale Wed., February 5 at 11 am at the Ticket Office, playhousesquare.org and 216-241-6000. Tickets prices will be $39, $29 & $20. (more...)

MARVIN HAMLISCH: WHAT HE DID FOR LOVE Doc Now Available On iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 28, 2014

The sensational recent PBS American Masters special spotlighting EGOT recipient Marvin Hamlisch's life and career is now available to order on iTunes. (more...)

The Hit Men to Play Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 2/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Audiences who have loved or are just discovering such vocalists as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Elton John and Jim Croce among others are in for a real musical treat when The Hit Men return to the stage at Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Natalie Douglas Performs at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Award-winning singer Natalie Douglas has performed several dozen concerts on the Birdland stage over the past ten years. Each time, she packs the room with an ever-growing fan base eager to cheer her inimitable voice, exquisitely-produced shows and passion-filled, hilarious conversation. This past Monday was no exception when Natalie, musical director Mark Hartman and their band of Broadway All-Stars brought 'The Birthday Show' to the historic music room. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

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