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Chuck Berry News

Date of Birth: October 18, 1926 (88)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male

by Claudio Erlichman - Jul 31, 2015

 'CONSTELLATION – UMA VIAGEM MUSICAL PELOS ANOS 50' is a nice and nostalgic journey on a Rio de Janeiro that no longer exists, directed by Jarbas Homem de Mello from text and idealization by Claudio Magnavita. The musical takes place in the Federal Capital in the 1950s, and has as its protagonist a young dreamer Regina Lucia (Julie), which through a contest sponsored by the Radio Nacional, disputes the privilege to be part of the inaugural flight of the then very modern Constellation aircraft. While craves the award, she has to live with her reality, living in a studio apartment  in Copacabana with her mother (Elizabeth Lovie) and aunt (Andrea Veiga) and to decide between living in a universe of dream and glamor or frustration. (more...)

AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE Set for UNFringed, 8/25AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE Set for UNFringed, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The UNFringed Festival and The Secret Theatre are pleased to present AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE, conceived by Sam Viverito, written by Wendy Biller, Chris Hawthorne and Sam Viverito, with music by Ronnie Lawson and lyrics by Ronnie Lawson, Wendy Biller and Chris Hawthorne. Direction by Sam Viverito. Performances run Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00 pm, Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 pm, Saturday, August 29 at 5:00 pm, and Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm. All tickets are $18.00. For reservations and information visit http://unfringed2015.bpt.me or https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10017942 or call (718) 392-0722. The Secret Theatre is located at 4402 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101. E, M, G & 7 trains to Court Square or the N or Q train to Queensboro Plaza. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

The Kentucky Headhunters Announce Fall 2015 Tour DatesThe Kentucky Headhunters Announce Fall 2015 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

GRAMMY award-winning Southern blues-rockers, The Kentucky Headhunters, have announced 25 new tour dates to wrap up the summer and bring their rowdy, high-energy shows to fans nationwide well into fall. (more...)

Yuzima Drops Raucous Music Video for 'Behemoth', Sites Judas Priest as InspirationYuzima Drops Raucous Music Video for 'Behemoth', Sites Judas Priest as Inspiration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

NYC melodic noise rocker YUZIMA is blowing stuff up in his latest music video, out today. 'BEHEMOTH' has already been featured on multiple blogs with rave reviews calling it the 'mighty behemoth' and more. It doesn't stop there, now the song has a new video. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest Continues with Nashville, 8/1Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest Continues with Nashville, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Nashville, Tennessee famously nick-named Music City, USA is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Grand Ole Opry and, of course, a plethora of major record labels including Sun Records where Rock and Roll was born.  With such a rich music legacy it's no surprise that many of Rock & Roll's best and brightest passed through Nashville at some point during their celebrated careers.  On Saturday, August 1 at 8pm Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest brings the “rock and roll” sound of Music City to the Sitnik Theater of the David and Carol Lackland Center with Nashville Legends. (more...)

The Diamonds' Dave Somerville Dies at 81The Diamonds' Dave Somerville Dies at 81
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

David-Troy Somerville, co-founder and original lead singer of the 1950's rock 'n' roll vocal group The Diamonds and known to music fans around the world as 'Diamond Dave' Somerville, passed away early Tuesday morning in Santa Barbara from cancer. He was 81. (more...)

Obituary for Dave Somerville of The DiamondsObituary for Dave Somerville of The Diamonds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

David-Troy Somerville, co-founder and original lead singer of the 1950's rock 'n' roll vocal group The Diamonds and known to music fans around the world as “Diamond Dave” Somerville, passed away early Tuesday morning in Santa Barbara from cancer. He was 81. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - PBS Airs SIMON & GARFUNKEL: THE CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK This AugustVIDEO: First Look - PBS Airs SIMON & GARFUNKEL: THE CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

On September 19, 1981, Simon & Garfunkel reunited for a free public concert on the Great Lawn of New York City's Central Park, raising awareness and funding to help restore the world's most famous urban park. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Berg's ROCK 'N' ROLL DECADES Plays Queens Theatre In The ParkPhoto Coverage: Neil Berg's ROCK 'N' ROLL DECADES Plays Queens Theatre In The Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 12, 2015

Neil Berg is on tour with his ROCK 'N' ROLL DECADES, in which five Broadway stars sing many of the hit songs they've sung on Broadway, featuring: Danny Zolli (Jesus Christ Super Star) Lawrence Clayton (World Rock Symphony Orchestra, DREAMGIRLS), Jeremy Kushnier (RENT, Footloose), Rita Harvey (Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof), Jeanette Bayardelle (The Color Purple, Hair), and Sophia Ramos (Love, Janis, The Twelve). Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Columbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of FameColumbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Jazz organist Bobby Floyd, jazz saxophonist Carl Sally, and jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson will take their place on the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, July 25, at 7 pm. Sponsored by the State Auto Insurance Companies, the event is free and open to the public. (more...)

ELVIS MY WAY Set for Suncoast Showroom, 8/15-16ELVIS MY WAY Set for Suncoast Showroom, 8/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to celebrate the “King of Rock 'n' Roll” with his “Elvis My Way” show on Aug. 15 and 16. (more...)


by Clemente Sanchez - Jun 24, 2015

Las Bombonettes y Los Pillos del Rock buscarán lograr el voto del público que les permita coronarse como los triunfadores de Bule Bule El Show. (more...)

BEER, BOOTS & BBQ Dance Party With Nashville Legends Set for Centenary Stage, 8/1BEER, BOOTS & BBQ Dance Party With Nashville Legends Set for Centenary Stage, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Centenary Stage Company invites you to a Beer, Boots & BBQ dance party on Saturday, August 1, 2015, before a performance of Nashville Legends at the Carol and David Lackland Center in Hackettstown, NJ. (more...)

Dame Evelyn Glennie and Emmylou Harris Honored at 2015 Polar PrizeDame Evelyn Glennie and Emmylou Harris Honored at 2015 Polar Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Emmylou Harris, 13-time Grammy winner, and Dame Evelyn Glennie, the virtuoso percussionist, were honored today as this year's Laureates of the Polar Music Prize, the world's most prestigious music accolade. (more...)

Ben Marshal Releases SONGS ABOUT LIVING, SONGS ABOUT DYINGBen Marshal Releases SONGS ABOUT LIVING, SONGS ABOUT DYING
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Ben Marshal was always a country singer at heart. So when this Oklahoma oil worker quit his job to pursue a life on the stage and on the road, there was nothing left to hold back the music. Now as he releases his second studio album, Songs About Living Songs About Dying, with his struggles and triumphs painted across the lyrics and chords of each track, Marshal can no longer be ignored by fans as he etches his place in the world of country music. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kimber Sprawl and Christopher Sutton and More in MEMPHIS at Walnut Street TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Kimber Sprawl and Christopher Sutton and More in MEMPHIS at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 206th season with Broadway's rockin' Tony Award-winning Best Musical, MEMPHIS. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this exhilarating musical began previews on May 12th, opens on May 20th and runs through July 12th on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

GO DANCE 15 Set for Theatre Royal GlasgowGO DANCE 15 Set for Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Go Dance 15, now in its 8th year returns to the Theatre Royal from Tuesday 26 until Saturday 30 May celebrating the best of community dance. Hosted by Scottish actor Alan McHugh, every evening offers a different programme of dynamic routines from Scotland's leading dance colleges, dance schools and community groups. (more...)

Spire Center to Present Harvey Robbins & Royalty of Rock 'n Roll, 6/6Spire Center to Present Harvey Robbins & Royalty of Rock 'n Roll, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

The Spire Center for Performing Arts, the entertainment mecca of Plymouth, presents Harvey Robbins and Royalty of Rock 'n Roll, Saturday, June 6, 8 pm, at The Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth. (more...)

LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA Extends at The Royal George TheatreLOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA Extends at The Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The Chicago stage premiere of Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford's LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA has been extended by popular demand through Sunday, May 17 at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. Hackford, best known for his films An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds, The Devil's Advocate,. (more...)

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