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BWW Review: DIVAS OF EASTWOOD Returns to CarverBWW Review: DIVAS OF EASTWOOD Returns to Carver
by Backstage Bunny - Mar 2, 2016

After its recent sold-out run at the Carver Community Center, Divas of Eastwood - 'a celebration of the Chitlin Circuit' - returns to the Carver on March 4th for three nights to offer up another selection of familiar songs by some of San Antonio's finest singers and performers, including Danielle King and Alisa Claridy. (more...)

E Faye Butler to Perform in Concert at NorthlightE Faye Butler to Perform in Concert at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Northlight Theatre Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Tim Evans announce E. Faye Butler in Concert. This one-night-only concert event will be held at 7:30pm on February 8, 2016 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAY with E. Faye Butler & MorePhoto Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAY with E. Faye Butler & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, now through February 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a stunning first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Paula West Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Four-Week Engagement in 2016Paula West Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Four-Week Engagement in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

After a sold-out engagement last February, renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist, Paula West, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a four-week engagement - February 11 - March 6, 2016.  Known for her rich, powerful contralto voice, West will present an all-new show featuring an eclectic range of songs by Bob Dylan, Glen Campbell, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Waters, and more!  Accompanied by her four-piece band, West will take San Francisco audiences on a musical journey through the ages.  Tickets for Paula West range in price from $40-$60 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAYPhoto Flash: Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents Hairspray - The Broadway Musical, January 20-February 21, 2016. Check out a first look at the characters below! (more...)

E. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This WinterE. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, January 20 - February 21, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: DYNAMITE DIVAS, A Tribute to Women of Soul at Black EnsemblePhoto Flash: DYNAMITE DIVAS, A Tribute to Women of Soul at Black Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2015

What happens when you put Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson and Gladys Knight together in the same room for a day? Well you certainly get some great nostalgic music that's for sure. Originally presented in 2001, Dynamite Divas will also feature Divas from the past such as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington and Nina Simone, December 12, 2015 - January 24, 2016. (more...)

Winter Performance Schedule Announced for Bemelmans Bar at Carlyle HotelWinter Performance Schedule Announced for Bemelmans Bar at Carlyle Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, is pleased to welcome Champian Fulton, The Brandon McCune Trio, The Chris Gillespie Trio, and Tony DeSare to Bemelmans Bar for Sunday night residencies throughout the winter 2016 season. Featuring top artists from the worlds of jazz, cabaret and Broadway alongside special unannounced guests, Sunday nights at Bemelmans Bar have become a favorite spot for a wide range of performing musicians across the city. Additionally, the classic watering hole has drawn crowds consisting of socialites, politicians, movie stars and moguls for?more than five decades. More information on acts performing this winter can be found below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside SOPHISTICATED LADIES After-Party with Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, Sy Smith, and MorePhoto Coverage: Inside SOPHISTICATED LADIES After-Party with Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, Sy Smith, and More
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 14, 2015

Last night, November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with SOPHISTICATED LADIES, featuring Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith. Go inside the after-party with us through the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Backstage with Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith at Carnegie HallPhoto Coverage: Go Backstage with Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith at Carnegie Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 14, 2015

Last night, November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with SOPHISTICATED LADIES, featuring Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith. Check out some backstage shots from the performance below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith Lead NY Pops' SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Carnegie HallPhoto Coverage: Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith Lead NY Pops' SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Carnegie Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 14, 2015

Last night, November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with SOPHISTICATED LADIES, featuring Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins & Sy Smith Join New York Pops for 'Sophisticated Ladies' Concert TonightMontego Glover, Capathia Jenkins & Sy Smith Join New York Pops for 'Sophisticated Ladies' Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Tonight, November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with SOPHISTICATED LADIES, featuring Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith. (more...)

Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins & Sy Smith to Join The New York Pops for 'Sophisticated Ladies' ConcertMontego Glover, Capathia Jenkins & Sy Smith to Join The New York Pops for 'Sophisticated Ladies' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

On November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Sophisticated Ladies, featuring Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith. The concert commemorates the centennial year of the birth of Billie Holiday and also celebrates other groundbreaking icons of American popular song, from Ella Fitzgerald to Sarah Vaughan to Dinah Washington. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Backstage with Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden at The New York PopsPhoto Coverage: Go Backstage with Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden at The New York Pops
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 12, 2015

On October 9, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, opened its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The concert honored the duo's timeless work, which has captured the hearts of every generation of music lovers, and featured guest artists Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden (who replaced the previously announced Steven Pasquale), alongside Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you backstage with the stars! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden Join The New York Pops for MY FAVORITE THINGSPhoto Coverage: Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden Join The New York Pops for MY FAVORITE THINGS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 12, 2015

On October 9, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, opened its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The concert honored the duo's timeless work, which has captured the hearts of every generation of music lovers, and featured guest artists Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden (who replaced the previously announced Steven Pasquale), alongside Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Birdland Presents Jane Monheit, The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman and More Week of October 12Birdland Presents Jane Monheit, The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman and More Week of October 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

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Julian Ovendon Will Now Join Sierra Boggess for New York Pops' Season OpenerJulian Ovendon Will Now Join Sierra Boggess for New York Pops' Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

On October 9, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

On October 9, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The concert honors the duo's timeless work, which has captured the hearts of every generation of music lovers, and will feature guest artists Sierra Boggess and Steven Pasquale. The program will feature numbers from all eleven of the collaborations between Rodgers and Hammerstein. Selections will include 'A Wonderful Guy' and 'Some Enchanted Evening' from South Pacific, 'The Sound of Music' from The Sound of Music, and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' from Oklahoma!. (more...)

Night Jazmin Celebrates Sophia Loren Coffee's Birthday with Showcase and More TonightNight Jazmin Celebrates Sophia Loren Coffee's Birthday with Showcase and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Night Jazmin Perfumes, a division of Night Jazmin Productions, presents a live birthday celebration for neo soul and jazz singing actress Sophia Loren Coffee tonight, August 29th, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at The New Harlem Besame (2070 Adam C. Powell Blvd - between 124th and 7th Ave) in NYC. (more...)

Barbara Morrison Stars as 'Dinah Washington' in Madrid Theatre Debut This WeekendBarbara Morrison Stars as 'Dinah Washington' in Madrid Theatre Debut This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Grammy-nominated singer Barbara Morrison stars as Dinah Washington in 'I Wanna Be Loved' in the hit musical's debut performances this weekend, Aug. 29-30 at the Madrid Theatre. (more...)

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