Carole King News

Photo Coverage: Lillias White, Robin de Jesus and More Sing THE SONGS OF LYONS & PAKCHAR at 54 Below
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 15, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomed two-time Tony Award winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, two-time Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesus and more for 'Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar' last night, April 14. Contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar showcased original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the sold-out concert below! (more...)

Dan Wilson Set to Release Latest LP, Tour Begins 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Dan Wilson is set to release his new album Love Without Fear on April 15, and the U.K.'s Clash Music is currently premiering the brand new video to the track “A Song Can Be About Anything”—featuring artwork by Wilson—at http://bit.ly/1m8cS0E. (more...)

Melissa Hammans, Debra Barsha & Amy Jones Set for BACK TO THE GARDEN at 54 Below, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Melissa Hammans in BACK TO THE GARDEN: The Music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Laura Nyro on APRIL 23, 2014, 7pm. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/14
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 4/13/2014. (more...)

Roslyn Kind, Susan Eagan & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Sydney & Melbourne this June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Cabaret and Broadway legends, Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway are set to bring their acclaimed cabaret show, Sibling Revelry to Sydney and Melbourne this June. The dynamic sisters first performed Sibling Revelry at New York's Rainbow and Stars in 1995 and have been performing it ever since. 2014 sees Sibling Revelry spread to Sydney on June 23 at The Basement and to Melbourne Recital Centre on June 25 after their appearance at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival. (more...)

Ben Platt, Lillias White, Nic Rouleau & More Join Lyons & Pakchar for Sold-Out 54 Below Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Two-Time Tony Award Winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, and Two-TIme Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesu?s & more in Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar tonight, Monday, April 14 at 9:30PM. (more...)

CAROLE KING Performs at In-Home Fundraiser for MA Senator
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

In a fundraiser for Ed Markey, junior senator of Massachusetts, King performed for donors in the home of Lois Robbins. (more...)

Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out 54 Below Debut, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Two-Time Tony Award Winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, and Two-TIme Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesus & more in Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar on Monday, April 14 at 9:30PM. For one night only, contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar will showcase original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue with performances by leading Broadway artists, such as Lillias White (The Life, Fela), Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect, The Book of Mormon), Naturi Naughton (3LW, Notorious, Fame), Katie Thompson (Giant), Robin de Jesus (In The Heights), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Mykal Kilgore (Motown: The Musical), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Felicia Boswell (Memphis), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Daniel Torres (Evita), John Brink (LES MISERABLES), Nik Alexander (Priscilla Queen of the Desert tour), Bradley Greer (Altar Boyz tour), Melody Madarasz (Mr. Chickees Funny Money), J. Hoard and more. With back-up singers Rashidra Scott (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Olithea Anglin (Something Major), and Darius Harper (The Book of Mormon tour). (more...)

THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, SEX AND EDUCATION and More Make Up Penguin Rep's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, announces the slate of plays and special events for its 37th season. (more...)

Harlem Records to Release Gospel Album 'Hey Jude', 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Harlem Records announces its first full-length album release. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL's Jarrod Spector and Barry Mann at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Jarrod Spector, currently playing legendary songwriter Barry Mann in the new Broadway hit Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, just offered an added performance of his acclaimed cabaret show, 'A Little Help From My Friends,' at 54 Below. This time, he got a little extra help from his friend, when the real Barry Mann joined him on stage as a special guest for part of the evening's performance. Scroll down for photos of the duo onstage and off! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BEAUTIFUL's Jarrod Spector & Barry Mann Duet at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2014

Jarrod Spector, currently playing legendary songwriter Barry Mann in the new Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, just offered an added performance of his acclaimed cabaret show, 'A Little Help From My Friends,' at 54 Below. This time, he got a little extra help from his friends, when the real Barry Mann joined him on stage as a special guest for part of the evening's performance. Below, watch them duet to 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling' (more...)

Darren Criss & Chord Overstreet Talk Sondheim Songs On GLEE
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 09, 2014

This week's episode of FOX's hit musical dramedy series Glee was titled 'Bash' and the episode was highlighted by four songs penned by master Broadway songwriter Stephen Sondheim, so stars Darren Criss and Chord Overstreet discuss the work of Sondheim in an amusing new featurette. (more...)

Charlotte Wilcox, Joe Benincasa & Joan Marcus to Be Honored with Special Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year's recipients of 2014 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre. These honors will be presented at the Tony Honors Cocktail Party, a private cocktail reception, on Monday, June 2nd at the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe. The 2014 Tony Awards will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 8th on CBS, and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

VIDEO: Sondheim & More on Last Night's GLEE; Watch All the Performances!
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

On last night's episode of GLEE titled 'Bash,' Rachel took the next step in committing to her role in "Funny Girl." Meanwhile, Kurt was the victim of an attack because of his sexual preference. (more...)

SOUND OFF: GLEE Sings Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 09, 2014

What, dare say, is “the ultimate musical theatre challenge”? Well, Sondheim, that is! Otherwise known as the greatest living musical theatre dramatist and the subject of this week's GLEE - FOLLIES to SWEENEY TODD and INTO THE WOODS. And, touching, timely and terrific tribute it was. (more...)

All Songs From This Week's GLEE Now On iTunes, Including Four By Stephen Sondheim!
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 08, 2014

The next upcoming episode of FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE is titled 'Bash' and the ep is highlighted by four songs penned by master Broadway songwriter Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Tenor and Conductor Placido Domingo Awarded Honorary Doctorate at Berklee in Valencia, Spain
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Renowned tenor and international conductor Placido Domingo was awarded an honorary doctor of music degree by Berklee College of Music at its campus in Valencia, Spain on Friday. The event took place at the Teatro Martin i Soler of the Palau de les Arts and was attended by local government officials and dignitaries and Berklee's Valencia campus leadership. (more...)

Steve Kazee, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concert & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

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