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Ella Fitzgerald's 'Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin' & More to Be Reissued on Vinyl LPsElla Fitzgerald's 'Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin' & More to Be Reissued on Vinyl LPs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Verve/UMe is proud to announce, as part of Verve's 60 th anniversary celebration, new vinyl reissues on June 24 for two long unavailable live performance classics by a pair of jazz legends the peerless Ella Fitzgerald's Mack The Knife: Ella In Berlin and funk-master Jimmy Smith's Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live!. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/19/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/19/2015
by BWW - Jul 19, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/19/2015 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/12/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/12/2015
by BWW - Jul 12, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/12/2015 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/05/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/05/2015
by BWW - Jul 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/05/2015 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/28/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/28/2015
by BWW - Jun 28, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/28/2015 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/21/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/21/2015
by BWW - Jun 21, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/21/2015 for Houston (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Presents TRAV'LIN THE 1930S HARLEM MUSICAL, Now thru 7/26Ensemble Theatre Presents TRAV'LIN THE 1930S HARLEM MUSICAL, Now thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

The Ensemble Theatre in Houston, Texas, is offering Trav'lin - the 1930s Harlem Musical as its season finale, Artistic Director Eileen J. Morris has announced. Official opening is June 25, 2015 with performances from tonight,  June 20 through July 26. The new staging follows a sold-out run of the show at the 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and a successful 2013 production at the Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/14/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/14/2015
by BWW - Jun 14, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/14/2015 for Houston (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - HoustonSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Houston
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 2, 2015

Summer is coming and luckily for you, here in Houston there is no shortage of nice, air-conditioned theaters for you to choose from. With so many choices it can be a daunting task, so let the BWW Houston editors give you their picks for the upcoming summer season. (more...)

Stephen Kelly & the Headhunted Play Coughlan's TonightStephen Kelly & the Headhunted Play Coughlan's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Tonight, 16th of July at 9pm, Stephen Kelly & the Headhunted will be performing at IMRO award-winning venue Coughlan's, Douglas Street, Cork City, admission €10 (more...)

Stephen Kelly & the Headhunted to Play Coughlan's, 16 JulyStephen Kelly & the Headhunted to Play Coughlan's, 16 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

This Wednesday, 16th of July at 9pm, Stephen Kelly & the Headhunted will be performing at IMRO award-winning venue Coughlan's, Douglas Street, Cork City, admission €10 (more...)

Joffrey Ballet School Winter Concert Features 100 Dancers, 2 Debuts and 5 Restaged Works This WeekendJoffrey Ballet School Winter Concert Features 100 Dancers, 2 Debuts and 5 Restaged Works This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Joffrey Ballet School, a world-renowned dance center offering the most versatile and highest quality training, will present a Winter Concert collaboration highlighting the schools' Jazz and Contemporary Trainees and the Joffrey Concert Group. The celebrated fusion of performers will take place tonight, February 22, 8:30 p.m. and tomorrow, February 23, 4:00 p.m. at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet School Winter Concert to Feature 100 Dancers, 2 Debuts and 5 Restaged Works, 2/22-23Joffrey Ballet School Winter Concert to Feature 100 Dancers, 2 Debuts and 5 Restaged Works, 2/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Joffrey Ballet School, a world-renowned dance center offering the most versatile and highest quality training, will present a Winter Concert collaboration highlighting the schools' Jazz and Contemporary Trainees and the Joffrey Concert Group. The celebrated fusion of performers will take place February 22, 8:30 p.m. and February 23, 4:00 p.m. at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. The program will feature seven new and restaged works from legendary choreographers Jennifer Archibald, Donald Byrd, Daniel Gwirtzman, Brian McSween, Davis Robertson, Margo Sappington and Chet Walker. (more...)

MetroStage to Present ELLA FITZGERALD: FIRST LADY OF SONG, 1/23-3/16MetroStage to Present ELLA FITZGERALD: FIRST LADY OF SONG, 1/23-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the musical Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song, conceived and directed by Maurice Hines, with book by Lee Summers, Jan. 23-Mar. 16, 2014. Ella Fitzgerald, her cousin and traveling companion Georgiana, and her manager and jazz impresario Norman Granz tell her story both backstage and onstage. From a homeless street dancer to winning amateur night at the Apollo Theatre at the age of 15, from headlining with Chick Webb and his Orchestra at the Savoy Ballroom to performing Live at the Cote D'Azur, from discovering she could "scat" to mastering a new art form called "bebop," this musical tells the fascinating journey of this legendary artist. Maurice Hines is the director. Mel Johnson Jr. is the associate director, and William Knowles is the music director, arranger, and orchestrator. (more...)

'Ella Fitzgerald: The Voice of Jazz' 10-CD Box Set'Ella Fitzgerald: The Voice of Jazz' 10-CD Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Ella Fitzgerald's vocal style was as incredible and diverse as the material that she sang. She started out a swing singer, moved to bebop, sang perfect scat, was an extraordinary jazz vocalist and had no fear of modern material as the 60s and 70s came along (more...)

Kennedy Center to Present 12th Annual PAGE-TO-STAGE New Play Festival, 8/31-9/2Kennedy Center to Present 12th Annual PAGE-TO-STAGE New Play Festival, 8/31-9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

The Kennedy Center hosts its 12th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Saturday, August, 31 to Monday, September 2, 2013, featuring more than 40 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The three-day, Center-wide event offers a series of free readings and open rehearsals of plays and musicals being developed by local, regional, and national playwrights, librettists, and composers. A performance schedule appears on the following pages. Participating theaters include: (more...)

TRAV'LIN - THE NEW 1930S HARLEM MUSICAL Premieres at Jubilee Theatre, 3/29-4/28TRAV'LIN - THE NEW 1930S HARLEM MUSICAL Premieres at Jubilee Theatre, 3/29-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Trav'lin - The New 1930s Harlem Musical, will receive its Regional Premiere production at Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre in Spring 2013. The musical, which received a developmental production in 2010 as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), runs March 29, 2013 through April 28, 2013. (more...)

James Shipp, Bill Kirchner and THE SAVORY COLLECTION SIDE B Talk Set for National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Now thru 4/19James Shipp, Bill Kirchner and THE SAVORY COLLECTION SIDE B Talk Set for National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

National Jazz Museum in Harlem announces its events, tonight, April 15th - 19th, 2013. Details below! (more...)

James Shipp, Bill Kirchner and THE SAVORY COLLECTION SIDE B Talk Set for National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 4/15-19James Shipp, Bill Kirchner and THE SAVORY COLLECTION SIDE B Talk Set for National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 4/15-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

National Jazz Museum in Harlem announces its events, April 15th - 19th, 2013. Details below! (more...)

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