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Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1944 (70)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender:
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Legendary Singer Diana Ross Set for Shows at The Venetian Las VegasLegendary Singer Diana Ross Set for Shows at The Venetian Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

AEG Live and The Venetian Las Vegas announced a special nine-show engagement at The Venetian Theatre with world-renowned legend Diana Ross. (more...)

Photo Flash: Before and After the Restoration of Brooklyn's Historic Kings Theatre!Photo Flash: Before and After the Restoration of Brooklyn's Historic Kings Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Civic and community leaders today marked the reopening of the historic Kings Theatre following an extensive $95 million restoration and renovation of the former movie palace and architectural gem. Originally constructed in 1929 and the largest theatre in Brooklyn with more than 3,000 seats, the Kings Theatre will serve as a fixture in the City's cultural landscape, presenting a wide spectrum of programming from local, national and international performing artists. An economic engine for the Flatbush neighborhood and the only major resource for live entertainment in the immediate area, the Theatre will present more than 200 performances annually. (more...)

THE AMAZING MAX Will Now Play White Plains Performing Arts Center on 2/28THE AMAZING MAX Will Now Play White Plains Performing Arts Center on 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The Amazing Max, bursting with striking visual magic, comedy and loads of audience participation, will be on-stage at the White Plains Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 28 at 2:00 pm. Magician Max Darwin makes objects appear out of thin air, defies the laws of physics, and performs miracles inches from spectator's faces. 'An awesome and hilarious live magic show' PBS Kids. 'Max Darwin is indeed amazing' Time Out Kids. This show is the wackiest, most interactive, highest energy magic show for families today. The Amazing Max selects all of his assistants at random from the audience, and each adds a unique element to the show. 'His ability to astound is something to see.' (The Huffington Post). (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOTOWN:THE MUSICAL at Shea's Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: MOTOWN:THE MUSICAL at Shea's Performing Arts Center
by Michael Rabice - Jan 21, 2015

When brainstorming concepts for new shows, the idea of making a musical about Berry Gordy--not necessarily a household name, may have seemed like an odd choice. So let's look at Plan B....a musical about the careers of Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye. Well, essentially the two are all the same musical. The slick production of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL that opened on Tuesday night at Shea's tells the story of producer Berry Gordy and his start up record label, 'Motown.' (more...)

Stevie Wonder Performs at Funeral Service for Gospel Legend Andrae CrouchStevie Wonder Performs at Funeral Service for Gospel Legend Andrae Crouch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The list of performers and speakers paying tribute to Gospel legend Andrae Crouch continues to grow, with Stevie Wonder now confirmed to perform at today's Celebration of Life funeral service. (more...)

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir to Present 'HALLELULAH PRAISE,' 2/28-3/1Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir to Present 'HALLELULAH PRAISE,' 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir presents its highly-anticipated annual gospel music workshop and concert Hallelujah Praise: Motown Meets Gospel - at Ryerson United Church (2195 W. 45th Avenue, Vancouver), February 28 - March 1, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pharrell's hit song, created by cast member Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bye Bye Baby- MOTOWN  Cast Takes Final Broadway Bow!Photo Coverage: Bye Bye Baby- MOTOWN Cast Takes Final Broadway Bow!
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, ended its Broadway run yesterday, January 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN is set to return to Broadway at a Nederlander theatre to be announced in July 2016. Last spring, the first National Tour of Motown the Musical opened to critical acclaim, grossing an impressive $20 Million dollars during a packed sixteen-week run, and is now heading to major markets across the US. MOTOWN will also head to London's West End this summer. BroadwayWorld was there for the show's final curtain call and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/17-1/18/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/17-1/18/2015
by - Jan 18, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 18, 2015 - Sunday, January 18, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway CastSTAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway Cast
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2015

The touring production of MOTOWN the Musical sent a special 'Happy Trails' to the Broadway Production of MOTOWN, closing today, Sunday Jan. 18. With direction and arrangement by Jesse Nager (Smokey Robinson) the video features Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy), Allison Semmes (Diana Ross), Jarran Muse (Marvin Gaye), Krisha Mercano (Suzanne De Passe), and Rod Harrelson (dance captain), all of whom joined the tour from the Broadway company. The video also has appearances from the entire company currently in Philadelphia. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Ends Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Ends Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, ends its Broadway run today, January 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN is set to return to Broadway at a Nederlander theatre to be announced in July 2016. Last spring, the first National Tour of Motown the Musical opened to critical acclaim, grossing an impressive $20 Million dollars during a packed sixteen-week run, and is now heading to major markets across the US. MOTOWN will also head to London's West End this summer. (more...)

Original MOTOWN Cast Member to Join National Tour as 'Smokey Robinson'Original MOTOWN Cast Member to Join National Tour as 'Smokey Robinson'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy have announced that MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL original Broadway cast member Jesse Nager has joined the First National Tour in the leading role of Smokey Robinson. (more...)

MOTOWN Recoups Broadway Investment Before Closing Night!MOTOWN Recoups Broadway Investment Before Closing Night!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the smash hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, will play its final performance of its current Broadway engagement this Sunday, January 18, 2015 at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street) and will return to Broadway in a Nederlander theatre to be announced in Summer 2016. (more...)

Super Idina! Idina Menzel to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl!Super Idina! Idina Menzel to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

This just in! Tony winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel will sing the National Anthem and John Legend will sing 'America The Beautiful' as part of Super Bowl XLIX pregame festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performances will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff. (more...)

Patti Austin to Perform with BSO, 2/19-22Patti Austin to Perform with BSO, 2/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Grammy and Oscar award-winning vocalist ?Patti Austin returns to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a performance devoted to the brilliance of Washington, DC native Duke Ellington and 'The First Lady of Song,' Ella Fitzgerald, Thursday, February 19 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, February 20 at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 22 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

The Amazing Max Coming to White Plains Performing Arts Center, 1/24The Amazing Max Coming to White Plains Performing Arts Center, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

The Amazing Max, bursting with striking visual magic, comedy and loads of audience participation, will be on-stage at the White Plains Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 24 at 2:00 pm. Magician Max Darwin makes objects appear out of thin air, defies the laws of physics, and performs miracles inches from spectator's faces. 'An awesome and hilarious live magic show' PBS Kids. 'Max Darwin is indeed amazing' Time Out Kids. This show is the wackiest, most interactive, highest energy magic show for families today. The Amazing Max selects all of his assistants at random from the audience, and each adds a unique element to the show. 'His ability to astound is something to see.' (The Huffington Post). (more...)

Photo Flash: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tour Celebrates Music Legacy With High Fashion PortraitsPhoto Flash: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tour Celebrates Music Legacy With High Fashion Portraits
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

While in Minneapolis, MN company members from Motown the Musical, under the direction of cast member Christian Dante White, worked with celebrity photographer Brent Dundore to capture the essence of the Motown artists they portray every night onstage in a high fashion shoot. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Sarah McLachlan, Moscow Ballet, Frankie Valli and More to Make Kings Theatre Debuts in 2015Sarah McLachlan, Moscow Ballet, Frankie Valli and More to Make Kings Theatre Debuts in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Kings Theatre announced today programming for its inaugural 2015 year, as the newly revitalized entertainment palace reopens in February. (more...)

President Obama Releases Statement on Passing of Music Legend Andrae CrouchPresident Obama Releases Statement on Passing of Music Legend Andrae Crouch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Music legend Andrať Crouch has died. The Grammy and Dove Award winner passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 (more...)

Music Legend Andrae Crouch Dead at 72; Recording Academy Issues StatementMusic Legend Andrae Crouch Dead at 72; Recording Academy Issues Statement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Music legend Andrať Crouch has died. The Grammy and Dove Award winner passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 (more...)

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