Dean Martin News

Eddie Marrero & Big Band Orchestra to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Laurie Beechman Theatre, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Eddie Marrero and his Big Band Orchestra 'Con Amor, A Concert Fiesta,' Monday, May 5 at 7 pm in the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Cafe in Times Square. Eddie Marrero is bringing plenty of Latin heat to rat-pack era standards from his latest album: 'Con Amor,' a compilation of classic songs made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Nat King Cole such as All of Me, Besame Mucho, My Way, I've Got You Under My Skin, and many others. The Songs are performed in Spanish and English in what can only be described as a thrilling experience that is not to be missed; where cultural barriers are broken and Latin Jazz and Pop take on new meaning as they soar into the stratosphere in the universal language of love. The Great American Songbook never sounded so good and will have audiences dancing in their seats if not on their feet. Caliente! (more...)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers to Play Boulder Theater, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Boulder Theater will present George Thorogood and the Destroyers to the Boulder Theater on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance to Present 2014 Summer Series, 6/5-8; Live Simulcast Set for Millennium Park, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, presents its Summer Series program June 5-8, 2014 featuring the 13th world premiere for the company by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, with costumes by Branimira Ivanova, 'Jeff' Award-winning designer of numerous Hubbard Street premieres; and lighting by Michael Korsch, designer for both of Cerrudo's acclaimed works for Hubbard Street's main company in 2012: Little mortal jump and One Thousand Pieces. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Presents Its SUMMER SERIES Program, 6/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, presents its Summer Series program June 5-8, 2014 featuring the 13th world premiere for the company by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, with costumes by Branimira Ivanova, "Jeff" Award-winning designer of numerous Hubbard Street premieres; and lighting by Michael Korsch, designer for both of Cerrudo's acclaimed works for Hubbard Street's main company in 2012: Little mortal jump and One Thousand Pieces. (more...)

Sing Out Youth Music Festival Benefit Set for 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Sing Out Youth Music Festival Raises Awareness and Funds for Lung Cancer Research Performers to Honor Memory of Former Brookline Superintendent of Schools James Walsh BROOKLINE, MA Issued April 1, 2014 ... Talented vocal and instrumental student musicians join in concert to benefit lung cancer awareness and research at the Sing Out Youth Music Festival, on Sunday, May 18, from 4 to 6 pm, Brookline High School, 115 Greenough Street, Brookline. Featured performers include: Northeastern University's Unity Gospel Ensemble, PALS Children's Chorus, New Best Western Band, and Brookline High School's a capella groups, including Note-a-Fly, Testostertones and Perfect Pitch. These gleeful young musicians perform songs from classical, jazz, American Songbook and rock and roll repertoire to honor beloved Brookline educator, James Walsh, who lost his life to lung cancer in 2009. Walsh's widow, Barbara, serves as co-chair for the festivities. The emcee for the afternoon is celebrated WBZ radio personality Jordan Rich. ? (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Announces Their 2014-15 Pops Series, Which Includes FLY ME TO THE MOON, VERTIGO and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Mega-watt stars light up the stage for Pacific Symphony's highly anticipated 2014-15 Pops series featuring seven not-to-be-missed concerts that include a bit of nostalgia, romance, celebration and a plethora of memorable music—all enhanced by the “Hollywood” sound of the orchestra. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, the season blasts off with a tribute to the iconic Frank Sinatra, with such jazz standards as “Fly Me to the Moon.” Add to that legendary stars Paul Anka, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall and, just in time for Christmas— (more...)

Deana Martin to Pay Tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin at State Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Following in the footsteps of her iconic father, Deana Martin is an internationally-acclaimed entertainer in her own right. She brings her recognizable voice to the State Theatre in a Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin on Friday, April 25th. (more...)

Eddie Marrero and His Big Band Orchestra Set for CON AMOR, A CONCERT FIESTA on Cinco de Mayo
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Eddie Marrero and his Big Band Orchestra 'Con Amor, A Concert Fiesta,' Monday, May 5 at 7 pm in the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Cafe in Times Square. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Norfolk (more...)

BWW Interview: To Sing with Nature: Piotr Beczala at San Diego Opera
by Erica Miner - Mar 18, 2014

Gracious, charming, highly intelligent and perceptive, Polish-born artist Piotr Beczala (dubbed 'Piotr the Great' in San Francisco), first graced the San Diego Opera stage in his 2010 Boheme debut, triumphed these past weeks in Verdi's A Masked Ball, and will complete his 'March madness' with Verdi's monumental Requiem. Acclaimed for both the beauty of his voice and for his ardent commitment to each character he portrays, he is also an avid golfer, and loves being here in San Diego. (more...)

Hackett Miller's 'SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW' Set for Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Following the its stellar performance last year at the Hanover Theatre in nearby Worcester, Peter Landsdowne of the Telegram & Gazette praised, 'There are several Rat Pack shows out there but if you're looking for authenticity instead of imitation, 'Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show' is the one to see!' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Coming to Houston Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Society for the Performing Arts welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater back to Houston for three performances in Jones Hall, tonight, March 14 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m.; and Today, March 15 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

Ruth Roberts' Sing-Along Songs Now Available on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

After a heavy winter, parents of small children all around the country may be in a celebratory mood as they anticipate letting their children once again enjoy the great outdoors. Adding to the fun is the availability of many songs and albums from the Ruth Roberts children songbook collection, including 'St. Patrick's Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,' 'Easter Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,' 'Spring Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,' and 'April Fools' Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.' (more...)

Karen Wyman & Jeremy Morse Set for BROADWAY BALLYHOO this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo, which features an entirely different show with different stars every week. The long-running musical revue series, now in its 9th month at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, is delighted to present KAREN WYMAN who rose to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s and appeared on national TV on The Ed Sullivan Show (5x) and The Dean Martin Show when she was a teenage sensation. She will be joined by Drama Desk nominee, JEREMY MORSE (Bloodsong of Love). Other stars to join the show will be announced shortly. (more...)

Former Teen Singing Phenomenon Karen Wyman Comes to the Metropolitan Room, Now thru 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

The former teen singing phenomenon Karen Wyman continues her exciting and decisive return to the live stage in her first major engagement in 25 years when the Metropolitan Room brings her back for four shows in March -- tonight, March 5, 12, 19 and 26, all at 7pm. (more...)

AT&T U-verse TV Launches Time Life Channels
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/  AT&T* U-verse TV customers can soon 'relive the moments' from classic TV and music of the 60s, 70s and 80s – and even buy their favorites – with the launch of the Time Life Channel today. (more...)

AT&T U-verse TV Launches Time Life Channels
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/  AT&T* U-verse TV customers can soon 'relive the moments' from classic TV and music of the 60s, 70s and 80s – and even buy their favorites – with the launch of the Time Life Channel today. (more...)

THE NUTTY PROFESSOR 50th Annivesary to Debut on Blu-ray, 6/3
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The Nutty Professor, one of Jerry Lewis' most celebrated comedies, will be released on Blu-ray by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) June 3 in a brand-new 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition. (more...)

BWW Interview: Peter Gallagher Ponders HOW'D ALL YOU PEOPLE GET IN MY ROOM and More as He Prepares for The Annenberg
by David Green - Feb 22, 2014

Actor, musician and writer Peter Gallagher makes his debut at the Annenberg Theater in Palm Springs with his one-man show, 'How'd All You People Get In My Room?,' tonight, February 22 at 8:00 pm. Gallagher will share real-life stories from his early days starting out as a young actor in New York, to working with legends like Jack Lemmon, Tom Stoppard, Mike Nichols, Robert Altman, Peter O'Toole and more. Joined by his band, Gallagher brings his experiences to life with songs ranging from Broadway, to music from the hit television show 'The OC,' to classics from Sammy Cahn, Jules Styne, Burt Bacharach and Van Morrison. Gallagher made his Broadway debut in 1977 as Danny Zuko in 'Grease'. He later starred as Sky Masterson in the 1992 Tony-Winning revival of 'Guys And Dolls' , as well as the musicals 'Pal Joey' and 'Annie Get Your Gun'. I had the chance to talk with Gallagher as he was preparing for his Palm Springs stint, Here are a few excerpts from that conversation. (more...)

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