Chuck Berry News

Date of Birth: October 18, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.comEdward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year. (more...)

BWW Review: Ebony Rep's  FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to MissBWW Review: Ebony Rep's FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to Miss
by Ellen Dostal - May 24, 2017

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its successful Broadway run in an out-and-out stellar revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. It's the summer party you don't want to miss! (more...)

Low Cut Connie Share New Song 'Dirty Water' from New Album 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)'Low Cut Connie Share New Song 'Dirty Water' from New Album 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Next Friday, May 19, Low Cut Connie will return with Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

This week One Way Trip to Mars - A Rock Opera, written by Maine musicians Peter Alexander and Johannah Harkness, will be featured at The Humans to Mars Summit in Washington, D.C., the world's largest event dedicated to human exploration of Mars, where Buzz Aldrin and several other astronauts will be speaking. The conference organizers invited Alexander to perform songs and show video clips of the production. One Way Trip to Mars - A Rock Opera, a multi-media spectacular in the tradition of The Who's Tommy and David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust, makes its world theatrical premiere at the Waterville Opera House August 24 through 27, 2017.  (more...)

HBO to Debut 2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, 4/29HBO to Debut 2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, 4/29
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

ELO, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey and Pearl Jam are the inductees in the exclusive HBO special 2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 29 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Central New York's favorite 1950's tribute band, TODD MEREDITH AND THE RAVE-ONS return to Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown in an all new and unique concert on April 28 and 29 at 7:30.  (more...)

BWW Preview: JOHN MUELLER'S WINTER DANCE PARTY at South Point Showroom In The South Point Hotel Casino And SpaBWW Preview: JOHN MUELLER'S WINTER DANCE PARTY at South Point Showroom In The South Point Hotel Casino And Spa
by Debbie Hall - Apr 19, 2017

In 1959, pioneers of rock Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper were part of the Winter Dance Party tour when their plane crashed in an Iowa cornfield. But the music and their contribution lives one and John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" will pay tribute to the artists, their music and legacy at the South Point Showroom in the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa April 21-23. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Announces Spring and Summer EventsMuseum of the Moving Image Announces Spring and Summer Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

See all the newly announced April-June events at Museum of the Moving Image! (more...)

BWW Review: Powerful and Talented Musical Revue Will Make You ROARBWW Review: Powerful and Talented Musical Revue Will Make You ROAR
by Ilana Lifshitz - Mar 31, 2017

ROAR, standing for "Rock On American Resurrection," roared to life Thursday at its opening night at the Crown City Theatre Company in North Hollywood. In contrast to the intimate, quaint setting of a lobby no larger than my living room and a house whose maximum capacity has to be close to 100, ROAR made me (and probably the rest of the audience) feel like I was at a protest concert during the '60s (Act I) and '80s (Act II). (more...)

Valencia Band Concert to Pay Tribute to Rock LegendsValencia Band Concert to Pay Tribute to Rock Legends
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Students in Valencia College's House Band will pay tribute to rock legends, including Prince, Chuck Berry, Freddie Mercury and David Bowie, at an April 13 concert on Valencia's East Campus.< (more...)

Blood Sweat & Tears, Roseanne Barr, Miles Electric Band and More Coming Up This April at Blue Note HawaiiBlood Sweat & Tears, Roseanne Barr, Miles Electric Band and More Coming Up This April at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

April offers an eclectic lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, continuing the series with Blood Sweat & Tears, followed up by local favorite Jake Shimabukuro, the Devon Allman Band, and Roseanne Barr ushering in the new Blue Note Comedy Series April 8th and 9th. (more...)

33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

How Sweet It Is! A Jackie Gleason Toast with Bob Greenberg at Boca Black BoxHow Sweet It Is! A Jackie Gleason Toast with Bob Greenberg at Boca Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

GEORGE BETTINGER, host of The Mom & Pop Shop, invites you to join him  for HOW SWEET IT IS! A JACKIE GLEASON TOAST, starring Friars Club comedian BOB GREENBERG & singer JIMMIE BUSH, Jr. at the Boca Black Box Center for the Arts on Thursday April 27th from 8-10pm. Fellow Friars, Bob & George have been friends for years & have worked together on many occasions. (more...)

Rock and Roll Superstar Chuck Berry Passes Away Age 90Rock and Roll Superstar Chuck Berry Passes Away Age 90
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Legendary musician Chuck Berry has passed away at age 90. According to ABC News, a medical emergency was called in this afternoon in Missouri, and the singer was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.  (more...)

Malina Moye Joins Cast of THE SAMUEL PROJECTMalina Moye Joins Cast of THE SAMUEL PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Acclaimed guitarist and singer Malina Moye has joined he ensemble cast of indie film 'The Samuel Project,' shooting this month in San Diego. She will play a supporting role opposite Emmy and Tony award winner Hal Linden-best known for portraying the title role in the long running series 'Barney Miller,' and star of Disney's 'Pair of Kings,' Ryan Ochoa. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Orlando Philharmonic will perform its annual concert at the Springs Community in Longwood, featuring the music of the '70s pop sensation ABBA, on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 8 p.m. The concert is located at the Springs Community in Longwood on State Road 434, one mile west of I-4. Gates will open at 5 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: BRENDA WATTY: LIFE AS A MARVELETTE at Westcoast Black TheatreBWW Review: BRENDA WATTY: LIFE AS A MARVELETTE at Westcoast Black Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 20, 2017

A Communication Forum, sponsored by the Westcoast Black Theatre titled WBTT Voices, recently spotlighted Brenda Watty, fifteen-year member of The Marvelettes. Watty spent five years in the 60's girl group, The Toys, singing lead vocals on the hit, Lovers Concerto. As a member of Musique she scored another hit titled, Push Push in the Bush. Her management company, Banner Talent, then secured an audition for her as lead vocalist with the Marvelettes, and for the next 15 years she stayed and toured with the group. (more...)

Cabaret Duo Nikki and Jules Will Perform 10 Concerts in IsraelCabaret Duo Nikki and Jules Will Perform 10 Concerts in Israel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

The cabaret duo from France Nikki & Jules will perform 10 concerts in Israel as part of the 'Hot Jazz' series, along with the Israeli Hot Jazz Band, in homage to Paris's two jazz stars (more...)

3,000 Miles Off-Broadway Productions Presents FACES OF THE KING3,000 Miles Off-Broadway Productions Presents FACES OF THE KING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

3,000 Miles Off-Broadway Productions proudly presents FACES OF THE KING at the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. This special 3 show only engagement will be presented February 18 & 19, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Theatrical Highlights At The National Museum of African American HistoryPhoto Coverage: Theatrical Highlights At The National Museum of African American History
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2017

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. (more...)

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