Cole Porter News

Date of Birth: June 09, 1891
Date of Death: October 15, 1964 (73)
Gender: Male
Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Present The Best Of Gershwin And Bernstein, 1/15Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Present The Best Of Gershwin And Bernstein, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2 ) explore iconic Broadway classics and early cinema hits by Gershwin, Bernstein, Kerns, Rogers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, and more at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago.) An accomplished, inventive cp2 quintet performs selections from the beloved American hits such as "Porgy and Bess" and "West Side Story." (more...)

LOVE FOR SALE Opens at Soho Playhouse Huron ClubLOVE FOR SALE Opens at Soho Playhouse Huron Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Paris, 1934. A naive American songstress turns up in a cafe, hoping to escape the Depression & make her name…but there are other things in store for her in the City of Light. (more...)

Cherry Creek Theatre Company Presents RED HOT AND COLECherry Creek Theatre Company Presents RED HOT AND COLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

A "swellegant" theatrical party, spanning the life of the great and irrepressible wit, Cole Porter, this two-act revue traces Cole's career from Indiana to the world stages of New York, London, Paris and Venice, through his marriage, his friendships with the greats of his age and the tragic riding accident that crippled him in mid-career, physically, but not artistically. (more...)

Musicals Tonight! Announces Revival of ANYTHING GOES at The Lion TheatreMusicals Tonight! Announces Revival of ANYTHING GOES at The Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Anything Goes hasmusic and lyrics by Cole Porter and is set on an ocean liner where Reno Sweeney is en route to England. Her pal Billy has stowed away to be near his love, Hope, but she is engaged to a wealthy Lord. Also on board are Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martinand his sidekick-in-crime Erma. (more...)

Open Stage of Harrisburg Presents 7th Annual COURT STREET CABARETOpen Stage of Harrisburg Presents 7th Annual COURT STREET CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Stuart Landon is back with his friends for another rousing rendition of COURT STREET CABARET. The production features Alexis Dow Campbell, Allison Graham, David Glasgow, Kara Miller, Trish Baillie, Patty Cole, Jason Whetstone, and local drag personalities Felicia O'Toole Buffington and Maxwell Treats. The evening of song 'from Broadway and beyond' will play January 13 & 14 at 7:30pm at Open Stage.  (more...)

Chris Gillespie, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch and More Slated for Bemelmans Bar This WinterChris Gillespie, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch and More Slated for Bemelmans Bar This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, will welcome Chris Gillespie, Champian Fulton and Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Bemelmans Bar for Sunday night residencies throughout the winter 2017 season. (more...)

A NIGHT AT THE STORK CLUB Heads to HollywoodA NIGHT AT THE STORK CLUB Heads to Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

After two successful runs on the Big Island of Hawaii, A Night at the Stork Club moves to Hollywood's Three Clubs for a limited run January 7-8, 2017. The original production featured critically acclaimed vocalists Justin John Moniz and Ashley Lambert, alongside New York City jazz pianist, Phil Kadet. A Night at the Stork Club's upcoming remount will feature the addition of Los Angeles based singer/actress, Laura Hughes, fresh off the North American Tour of Mamma Mia!, where her portrayal of 'Tanya' received acclaim in theaters across the country. (more...)

'HEY, BIG SPENDER!' Will Bring Cy Coleman to Playhouse Square'HEY, BIG SPENDER!' Will Bring Cy Coleman to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) and Cleveland Jazz Orchestra (CJO) will produce 'Hey, Big Spender! The Cy Coleman Songbook' on Saturday, January 28 (8pm) and Sunday, January 29 (2pm) at the Hanna Theater at Playhouse Square. (more...)

NOCCA Alum Sullivan Fortner Returns for One Night OnlyNOCCA Alum Sullivan Fortner Returns for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

On Friday, January 20 at 8:00pm, acclaimed pianist and proud NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner returns to his alma mater for a one-night-only concert with the Sullivan Fortner Trio. (more...)

Photo Coverage: KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler Celebrate Alan Jay Lerner at The Laurie Beechman TheatrePhoto Coverage: KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler Celebrate Alan Jay Lerner at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 24, 2016

KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler brought their show "Almost Like Being In Love" to the Laurie Beechman Theatre last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre Presents ANYTHING GOESPacific Coast Repertory Theatre Presents ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present the classic Cole Porter musical Anything Goes with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter, Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, and New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman. (more...)

Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre CenterHunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. (more...)

Johann Strauss Operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS to Play Light Opera Works This WinterJohann Strauss Operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS to Play Light Opera Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Light Opera Works presents the Johann Strauss operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS (in English) with a 30-piece orchestra, December 26, 2016- January 1, 2017, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston. (more...)

92Y's 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Season Opener GET HAPPY to Celebrate Harold Arlen92Y's 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Season Opener GET HAPPY to Celebrate Harold Arlen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

January may bring 'Stormy Weather' and only a 'Paper Moon' but we've 'Got the World on a String' and are 'Over the Rainbow.' Lyrics & Lyricists 2017 season opens with 'Get Happy: Harold Arlen's Early Years,' celebrating the composer of those American Songbook classics, and hundreds more. The show will run January 21-23, 2017 at 92Y. (more...)

Bremner Duthie to Sing the Songs of Kurt Weill at Don't Tell MamaBremner Duthie to Sing the Songs of Kurt Weill at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Acclaimed cabaret singer Bremner Duthie & a swinging trio led by pianist Luke Marantz, celebrate the dark, decadent and always lovely music of Kurt Weill, with songs from his dangerous 1920's Berlin collaborations with Bertolt Brecht, to his final works on Broadway in the 1940's on Sunday, January 8th at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit with Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase & More!Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit with Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase & More!
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 13, 2016

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company welcomed Kelli O'Hara (Lilli Vanessi), Will Chase (FrEd Graham), Robert Fairchild (Bill), Helene Yorke (Lois), Chuck Cooper (Harry Trevor/Baptista), Norm Lewis (Harrison), Richard Kind (Gangster) and John Pankow (Gangster) for a one-night-only Benefit Concert Reading of Kiss Me, Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack, music direction by Patrick Vaccariello and choreography by Warren Carlyle. Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director, Scott Ellis, directed this special event. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO's Brett Ryback to Receive ASCAP's 2016 Cole Porter AwardMURDER FOR TWO's Brett Ryback to Receive ASCAP's 2016 Cole Porter Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Musical theatre composer/lyricist Brett Ryback will be the 2016 recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Cole Porter Award. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway's Tony Winning Melba Moore Brings FOREVER MOORE to CatalinaBWW Review: Broadway's Tony Winning Melba Moore Brings FOREVER MOORE to Catalina
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2016

On Friday December 9 and Saturday December 10 Chris Isaacson Presents brought us the incomparable R&B recording artist Melba Moore with her CD release party for 'Forever Moore' at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Moore is no stranger to Broadway audiences who remember her Tony-winning portrayal in Purlie and a string of other hits including Hair, Ain't Misbehavin', Les Miserables and Chicago among many others. Once you have attended one of her live concerts, you are electrified and changed for good. Moore sings passionately from the very depths of her soul. She has been known for her p (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 11, 2016BWW's On This Day - December 11, 2016
by - Dec 11, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/10/2016
by - Dec 10, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/10/2016. (more...)

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