Dolly Parton News

Date of Birth: January 19, 1946 (71)
Birth Place: Sevierville, Tennessee, USA
Gender: Female
Legacy Recordings to Release 'Cover Stories' Album to Benefit War Child This MayLegacy Recordings to Release 'Cover Stories' Album to Benefit War Child This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On May 5, Legacy Recordings (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) will release Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story An Album to Benefit War Child. (more...)

The Ten Tenors Celebrate 20th Anniversary World Tour with THE POWER OF TEN at The McCallum TheatreThe Ten Tenors Celebrate 20th Anniversary World Tour with THE POWER OF TEN at The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

The most popular group in the history of the McCallum Theatre (21 sold-out shows and counting!), The TEN Tenors return with "The Power of TEN" celebrating the group's 20th Anniversary World Tour. For eight performances from Tuesday, February 28, through Sunday, March 5, "The Power of TEN" will showcase the exhilarating and unique sound for which The TEN Tenors are world-renowned. In this spectacular new show, The TEN Tenors take on the most dynamic songs in the world, soaring through classical arias and giving rock anthems the special "tenorial" treatment. This electrifying night of world-class entertainment truly shows that "the Vocal Wonders from Down Under" can sing anything, with beloved classics by Puccini, Rossini and Verdi and artists as eclectic as Taylor Swift, David Bowie, One Direction, Dolly Parton and Mariah Carey. Lifelong fans will be especially thrilled to hear the sheer power of The TEN Tenors' signature version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." (more...)

THE FLICK, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, FUN HOME and More Set for 2017-18 at Playhouse on the SquareTHE FLICK, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, FUN HOME and More Set for 2017-18 at Playhouse on the Square
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The 2017 - 2018 season at Playhouse on the Square season will begin with 9 to 5: the Musical, based on the hit film of the same name. Featuring familiar favorite songs like '9 to 5', as well as additional music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, 9 to 5: The Musical is the story of three unlikely friends who take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. (more...)

Kritzerland to Present THE SONGS OF RUPERT HOLMES Featuring Holmes HimselfKritzerland to Present THE SONGS OF RUPERT HOLMES Featuring Holmes Himself
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

For the 75th Kritzerland show we are thrilled to present the amazing songs of the amazing Rupert Holmes. (more...)

Ashanti J'Aria joins THE MEETING at Joe's PubAshanti J'Aria joins THE MEETING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests for the February show include Ashanti J'Aria, who joins previously-announced Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid, Rob Maitner, Jacob Hoffman, Lori Ann Ferreri, Rosie Lani Fiedelmanand Tera-Lee Pollin. Tracy Stark serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid and More to Celebrate Michael Bennett at THE MEETING*Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid and More to Celebrate Michael Bennett at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. (more...)

MURDER BY MARRIAGE Coming to Way Off Broadway Dinner TheatreMURDER BY MARRIAGE Coming to Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the Frederick area's only year-round producing theatre, is not only known for its Broadway-style Mainstage productions and one-of-a-kind Children's Theatre, but also for its interactive murder mysteries. (more...)

Alison Krauss Partners with Cracker Barrel for New Version of 'Windy City'Alison Krauss Partners with Cracker Barrel for New Version of 'Windy City'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store today announced Alison Krauss as its latest artist to release an album under its Spotlight Music Program. The 27-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer will release her exclusive bonus track version of "Windy City" in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations nationwide and online at crackerbarrel.com on Friday, Feb. 17. (more...)

 Firebrand Theatre Announces Inaugural Season Firebrand Theatre Announces Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to announce its inaugural season, featuring two fully-produced musicals. Firebrand's 2017-18 season kicks off this fall with the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, a rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murdereress Lizzie Borden. Directed by Victoria Bussert with music direction by Andra Velis-Simon, LIZZIE features music and lyrics by Steven Cheslik-deMayer, Alan Stevens Hewitt and Tim Maner and book by Tim Maner. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Combining the music of Elton John and Billy Joel on one stage, The Piano Men is a dynamic, interactive concert celebrating these two giants of pop music. The concert, which features two pianos facing off at center stage, features Broadway veterans Craig A Meyer ("A top notch performer!" Daily Variety) and Donnie Kehr ("Sensational," New York Post) accompanied by the all-star musicians and backup singers of The Rocket Band. Two pianos bring two impressive hit catalogues alive! (more...)

THE MEETING* Will Honor Director & Choreographer Michael Bennett at Joe's PubTHE MEETING* Will Honor Director & Choreographer Michael Bennett at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at San Diego Musical Theatre's 9 TO 5Photo Flash: First Look at San Diego Musical Theatre's 9 TO 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Based on the seminal hit film, 9 to 5 features music and lyrics by Grammy Award-Winner Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick, direction by Cynthia Ferrer and choreography by Tamlyn Shusterman. Performances run February 10 - 26 at the historic Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, February 11th at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): The Leading Ladies of CFTA's 9 to 5: THE MUSICALFRIDAY 5 (+1): The Leading Ladies of CFTA's 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 10, 2017

Opening tonight at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts is 9 to 5: The Musical, the Broadway musical by Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, based upon the hit movie in which Parton played Doralee, a buxom, down-home kind of gal. Directed by Matthew Hayes Hunter, with choreography by Kate Adams-Kramer and musical direction by Emily Dennis, the show features a stunning trio of leading ladies - played by Katie Hahn, Mary Ellen Smith and Memory Strong-Smith - and an ensemble filled with local favorites, including two Matt Smiths... (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity ImagesRed Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

Elvis Tribute, Cirque du Hilarious and More Set for February at St Helens Theatre RoyalElvis Tribute, Cirque du Hilarious and More Set for February at St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

February looks set to be a fabulously entertaining month at St Helens Theatre Royal, which is hosting a fantastic selection of shows from toe-tapping country music and explosive Elvis hits to side-splitting comedy! (more...)

LPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationLPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

Reelz to Premiere Season Two of Original Series NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES, 4/12Reelz to Premiere Season Two of Original Series NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES, 4/12
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

REELZ today announced it has renewed original documentary series NATIONAL ENQUIRER INVESTIGATES for a second season. (more...)

Carol Burnett Returning to Television in New Comedy from Amy PoehlerCarol Burnett Returning to Television in New Comedy from Amy Poehler
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 3, 2017

Comedic icon Carol Burnett is set to return to television in a new pilot picked up by ABC from executive producer Amy Poehler. (more...)

'9 to 5 Change It!' Awards Presented During Run of CFTA Musical'9 to 5 Change It!' Awards Presented During Run of CFTA Musical
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 1, 2017

Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts presents Dolly Parton's hit Broadway musical - 9 to 5, The Musical - running February 10-26, during which they will recognize local women who have made a difference in the workforce with the presentation of "9 to 5 Change It!" Awards. (more...)

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