Cole Porter News

Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1891
Date Of Death:
October 15, 1964 (73)
Gender:
Male
Lady Gaga Pens Passionate Cole Porter Historical Dedication
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 25, 2014

Modern music royalty Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and Gaga shares her passion for Cole Porter in a new social media post now available to view. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/23-8/24/2014
by - Aug 24, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014. (more...)

Lady Gaga Shares New Clip Of PAL JOEY Showstopper
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 24, 2014

Music icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and Gaga shares a snippet of another theatrical standard in a new social media clip now available to view. (more...)

Tony Bennett On Recording Cole Porter's RED, HOT & BLUE With Lady Gaga
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 23, 2014

World renowned crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Bennett revealed that he intends to record a follow-up showcasing Cole Porter's classic score for the stage musical RED, HOT & BLUE. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 8/24 for ANYTHING GOES at The Hobby Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Houston premiere October 14-19 as part of the 2014-2015 Season of Broadway at the Hobby Center. Individual tickets will be on sale beginning Sunday, August 24 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Lady Gaga Shares Appreciation For 'Anything Goes' On SYTYCD
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 21, 2014

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and Gaga has now shared her support of the performance featuring the track on this week's episode of hit reality competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE? via social media. (more...)

Storm Large to Play McCullough Theatre, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Singer, actor, author, and playwright Storm Large is a unique talent whose charms and remarkable voice are quickly creating a buzz within the performing arts world. As the singer in the band Pink Martini, a finalist in the reality show Rock Star Supernova, and as a critically acclaimed performer, Storm Large has taken her voice from rock clubs along the west coast to the Carnegie Hall stage, performing with The Detroit Symphony. (more...)

A KURT WEILL CABARET Begins 9/19 at No Exit Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Theo Ubique artistic director Fred Anzevino and musical director Jeremy Ramey, who teamed up for the company's Jeff-award Best Musical winner The Light in the Piazza as well as Aspects of Love and Master Class, are collaborating on this collection of songs by the German born classical composer-turned-Broadway-songsmith Kurt Weill. Ramey is providing exciting new arrangements as well as musical direction. Christie Kerr is also on the team as choreographer for the cabaret to be performed at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, from September 19 to October 19, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Erin Sullivan's Launch Party for Debut Release, THEATRICAL BAGGAGE - Marc Bruni, Laura Osnes & More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Author and actress, Erin Sullivan, held a launch party at Hurley Saloon in NYC to celebrate the release of her debut book, 'Theatrical Baggage -A Manual, a Workbook, and a Bible on How to Survive a National Tour and Other Gigs'. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Release Full Track List, Album Cover, New Track from 'Cheek To Cheek'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek is available for pre-order beginning today. The second track to be released from the album, the jazz standard I Can't Give You Anything But Love, written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields, is available now on iTunes (more...)

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek Album Now Available For Pre-order
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek is available for pre-order beginning today. The second track to be released from the album, the jazz standard 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love,' written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields, is available now on iTunes (iTunes.com/CheekToCheek), HSN.com (http://smarturl.it/CheekToCheekHSN), Amazon ((Amazon MP3 Deluxe): http://smarturl.it/CheekToCheekAmz, Amazon MP3 (Standard): http://smarturl.it/CheekToCheekAmzSd, Amazon CD (Deluxe): http://smarturl.it/CheekToCheekCD, Amazon CD (Standard): http://smarturl.it/CheekToCheekCDsd), andother retailers. Also just revealed are the standard and deluxe album covers for Cheek To Cheek, shot by fashion photographer Steven Klein. The standard version of Cheek To Cheek features 11 tracks, and the deluxe version features 15 tracks. A 180-gram vinyl edition of Cheek To Cheek will also be available for pre-order at Amazon and select retail outlets. A new studio video for 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love.' will be premiered on VEVO later this week. The debut song from Cheek To Cheek, Cole Porter's 'Anything Goes,' released at the end of July, debuted at #1 on Billboard's Digital Jazz charts becoming their second duet track to hit the top spot on the jazz charts, having done the same with 'The Lady Is A Tramp,' from Duets II. (more...)

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Duets Album CHEEK TO CHEEK Pre-Order Begins Today
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 19, 2014

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Gaga utilized social media to share a first look at the cover for both the standard and deluxe edition. (more...)

KISS ME KATE to Play at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Sept. 12-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

A battle of the sexes is about to begin at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre as PinnWorth Productions presents the Broadway classic Kiss Me Kate. Featuring Cole Porter's acclaimed musical score, this comedy knock-out comes to the stage Fridays, Sept. 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Sept. 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Lady Gaga Unveils Cover For New Tony Bennett Duets Album, CHEEK TO CHEEK
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 18, 2014

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Gaga utilized social media to share a first look at the cover for both the standard and deluxe edition. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Beaux Arts Society Summer Soiree Salutes Cabaret With Diana Templeton, Helen Klass
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 16, 2014

The annual Beaux Arts Society, Inc. summer luncheon presented its members with classic cabaret performances and dance (more...)

Theo Ubique's MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO THE ANDREWS SISTERS Extends Through 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Theo Ubique's wildly popular summer cabaret, which sold out all of its first extension through the end of August, will be performed an additional 11 times between September 6 and October 6. After two weekends of Friday and Saturday 8 PM evening shows September 6, 7, 13 and 14, the sisters will pause for a week while Theo Ubique readies and opens its fall show, A Kurt Weill Cabaret, which will begin previews September 22, 2014. The Andrews Sisters will return on Wednesday, September 24 and play a schedule of varying performance dates through Saturday, October 6, including matinees on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5. The optional meal service will not be offered for the matinees. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Hughes and Brent Thiessen in Rehearsal for Soulpepper's A COUPLE OF SWELLS
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2014

2013 New York City Bistro Award winner, Michael Hughes and vocalist Brent Thiessen are teaming up for A COUPLE OF SWELLS to be presented as part of The Soulpepper Cabaret Series this Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 8:30pm. Scroll down for footage of them in rehearsal! (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse to Honor Diahann Carroll with 2014 Diversity Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that trailblazing actress Diahann Carroll will be the 2014 Diversity Award Honoree at the 8th Annual Pasadena Playhouse Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project fundraising event on Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and soloperformances will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (more...)

Theater Works At The Peoria Center Opens MasterWorks Season With I GET A KICK OUT OF COLE, 9/5-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Theater Works at The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts will be opening its MasterWork Season with its musical revue 'I Get A Kick Out Of Cole.' (more...)

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