Cole Porter News

Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1891
Date Of Death:
October 15, 1964 (73)
Gender:
Male
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Set To Release 'Nature Boy', 9/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 05, 2014

International music superstar 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 the next single has just been confirmed to be jazz standard 'Nature Boy', out September 16. (more...)

ESPN's U.S. Open Coverage to Feature Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Cheek to Cheek' Album
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

For the US Open currently taking place in New York, ESPN viewers are seeing an unlikely doubles team - 88-year old classic singer Tony Bennett and pop sensation Lady Gaga. (more...)

GENERATION Q Series, THE OLDEST PROFESSION and More Set for The Rainbow Theatre Project's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

After a successful inaugural season, The Rainbow Theatre Project has announced their second season of three evenings of staged readings, two fully-staged productions, a co-production and a cabaret that highlight, reflect and embrace the LGBTQ experience. The company's first season was comprised of five staged readings of early and contemporary works from the LGBTQ theatrical canon, including a concert version of recent Off-Broadway musical sensation YANK!. (more...)

Amanda McBroom and George Ball to Bring SOME ENCHANTED EVENING to 54 Below, 10/8 & 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Golden Globe winner, Amanda McBroom - the international nightclub and theater performer and composer of the hit song "The Rose," joins with her husband -- multi-award winning theater actor George Ball -- to present the New York debut of their show, SOME ENCHANTED EVENING -- An Evening of Love Songs for Grownups, at 54 Below. Shows are October 8th at 7pm and October 14th at 7:30pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 3rd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 03, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's our Super September Fall Preview! 'Evil Dead,' a South African 'Magic Flute,' Aurora's 'Cats,' 'Women On The Verge...,' Theo's Kurt Weill and LOW's Cole Porter, Bailiwick's 'Wild Party,' Porchlight's 'Sweeney Todd' and more! (more...)

Lady Gaga Promises More Promo For Tony Bennett Duet Album CHEEK TO CHEEK
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 02, 2014

Chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga is currently on tour promoting her newest album, ARTPOP, but the versatile performer is also set for a new duets album with Tony Bennett titled CHEEK TO CHEEK coming out later this year and promises more promotional appearances for the release in a new announcement. (more...)

Stages St. Louis Sets 2015 Season: ANYTHING GOES, THE FULL MONTY & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

STAGES St. Louis announces its exhilarating 29th season, a celebration of diversity, friendship, and community! The 2015 season launches with the Grammy award-winning sensation SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, a rousing homage to classic rock 'n' roll, and the celebrated song catalog of Leiber and Stoller. We continue with the tap happy Broadway classic ANYTHING GOES, a chic and sophisticated voyage across the Atlantic featuring the witty and romantic songs of Cole Porter. One of Broadway's recent hits, THE FULL MONTY, caps off the season with its powerful message of family, friendship, and community. The fun begins May 29 and continues through October 4, 2015. In addition, the 2015 season Theatre for Young Audiences production will feature Disney's THE ARISTOCATS, beginning June 17. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES UK Tour Coming to Sheffield's Crucible this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Anything Goes, which brings tap dancing sailors and sassy heroines to the Crucible stage this Christmas, will go on to tour the UK and Ireland for the rest of 2015. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Launches UK and Ireland Tour, November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Stage Entertainment, in association with Sheffield Theatres, are delighted to announce the UK and Ireland tour of Cole Porter's classic musical comedy, ANYTHING GOES. Following its run at the Crucible theatre in Sheffield (28 November 2014 - 17 January 2015), the tour will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre Thursday 29 January 2015. Full tour schedule attached. Casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Opera Australia Announces ANYTHING GOES Australian Tour Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2014

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost AM today announced the principal cast for their new production of Cole Porter's smash-hit musical comedy Anything Goes, which will tour Australia in 2015. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Set For CHEEK TO CHEEK HSN Special, 9/13
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 29, 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 a new behind the scenes special spotlighting the collaborative effort is set for HSN next month according to a new announcement. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway Coming to Ronnie Scott's, 29-30 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Ann Hampton Callaway will perform at Ronnie Scott's, Monday 29th September - Tuesday 30th September 2014. (more...)

Ute Lemper, Ben Platt, Telly Leung & More Coming to 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Amy Jo Jackson & 'Smashed Up' Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak to Helm Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

For his first directing project since winning the 2014 Tony Award, Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak will helm Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, playing only four weeks, from October 16 to November 16, at Hartford Stage. Hamlet follows three popular Shakespearean productions in the last two years by Tresnjak: The Tempest, Twelfth Night, and last season's Macbeth. (more...)

Light Opera Works to Present COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS, 10/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Light Opera Works will present Cole Porter'S GREATEST HITS October 3 through 12 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

South Bay Musical Theatre to Stage KISS ME, KATE, 9/27-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

KISS ME, KATE is on stage at the Saratoga Civic Theatre located at 13777 Fruitvale Avenue in Saratoga, September 27 to October 18, 2014. Performance times are Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $20 - $35. Opening Night $39 (champagne reception). To order tickets by phone, call 408-266-4734. (more...)

A KURT WEILL CABARET Comes to No Exit Cafe, 9/19-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 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, running September 19 to October 19, 2014. (more...)

First Listen To 'I Won't Dance' From Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 26, 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 a new behind the scenes special spotlighting the collaborative effort is set for HSN next month according to a new announcement. (more...)

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