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Date Of Birth:
December 31, 1948
Date Of Death:
May 17, 2012 (63)
Birth Place:
Brookline, MA, USA
Gender: Female
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Donna Summer News

Date of Birth: December 31, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2012 (63)
Birth Place: Brookline, MA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Review: SISTER ACT Sings Out at The BelmontBWW Review: SISTER ACT Sings Out at The Belmont
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 23, 2017

Can a disco diva save a convent choir from the pits? Put on your dancing shoes and boogie like you've never boogied in church at The Belmont's SISTER ACT. (more...)

Second Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz SummitSecond Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an added second show of Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit. (more...)

MPAC Announces Upcoming Summer EventsMPAC Announces Upcoming Summer Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

MPAC's summer season continues the week of July 17-21 with three events including the return of MPAC's free summer movie series. Also coming that week are the tribute group the New York Bee Gees and Jersey comic Vic DiBitetto. (more...)

NIC AND BROOKE'S COMEDY DANCE PARTY Returns to Hollywood Fringe This WeekNIC AND BROOKE'S COMEDY DANCE PARTY Returns to Hollywood Fringe This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Producer Victoria Watson knew she had something special in the on-stage chemistry between local talent Nic Hodges and Brooke Brewer. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT Heralds A Return to the Glory Days at Chaffin's BarnBWW Review: SISTER ACT Heralds A Return to the Glory Days at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 9, 2017

Back in the day, theatrically speaking, there was something you could always count on in Nashville: some of the very best (if not the best) summer musicals could be found at one venue - Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre. All manner of classic stage musicals were staged at the Barn over the years, ranging from Oklahoma! and Camelot to The Robber Bridegroom and Singin' in the Rain, and they remain vividly etched in memory, images of well-respected actors plying their trade in iconic shows and performing legendary musical scores we still revere as some of the best shows we've ever seen. (more...)

John Batdorf Channels Paul McCartney in New Solo Album 'Next Stop, Willoughby'John Batdorf Channels Paul McCartney in New Solo Album 'Next Stop, Willoughby'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

John Batdorf, the legendary singer-songwriter solo artist and one half of Las Vegas Rock and Roll Hall of Famers folk-rock duo Batdorf & Rodney, has released a brand new album Next Stop, Willoughby, a collection of ten original songs all written, produced, arranged, mixed, sung, and performed entirely by John. He will be touring this summer with select dates across the U.S. (more...)

BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Walnut Street TheatreBWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Walnut Street Theatre
by Greer Firestone - May 30, 2017

The Bee Gees won 5 Grammys, including Album of the Year in the late '70's with the album SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. The brothers three, along with Donna Summer, ushered in the disco era, and 'Stayin' Alive' became its anthem. (more...)

Cast Set for New England Premiere of DIASTER! THE MUSICALCast Set for New England Premiere of DIASTER! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the New England premiere of DISASTER! THE MUSICAL; the 1970's disaster-movie musical written by Sirius/XM On Broadway host, Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick (Glee, Ellen, Buffy the Vampire Slayer). One of the first mountings of this production since the show's 2016 Broadway run, Cast Aside Productions will be bringing DISASTER! to the Mainstage at Portland Stage Company, July 13-16. (more...)

South Florida Has Tony Award TiesSouth Florida Has Tony Award Ties
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, nominated for more Tony Awards than any other Broadway show this season, may use Tolstoy's "War and Peace" as its basis, but it also has roots in South Florida. (more...)

NIC AND BROOKE'S COMEDY DANCE PARTY Comes to FringeNIC AND BROOKE'S COMEDY DANCE PARTY Comes to Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Producer Victoria Watson knew she had something special in the on-stage chemistry between local talent Nic Hodges and Brooke Brewer. (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge and More Join Marymount Manhattan's 'MIDNIGHT SPECIAL' TributeBroadway's N'Kenge and More Join Marymount Manhattan's 'MIDNIGHT SPECIAL' Tribute
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Tonight, Monday, May 15th, 2017 at The Bowery Electric, Damn The Light Productions presents a very special evening showcasing and celebrating the students of Marymount Manhattan College's Theatre Arts Department 'Pop/Rock Performance Lab.' (more...)

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Extends Again at La Jolla PlayhouseBroadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Extends Again at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Due to unprecedented demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces another extension for its world-premiere musical, Escape to Margaritaville, now scheduled to run through July 9. (more...)

Disco Queen Donna Summer's Hits Eyeing Broadway in Husband's New MusicalDisco Queen Donna Summer's Hits Eyeing Broadway in Husband's New Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Donna Summer's husband Bruce Sudano has big Broadway plans as he prepares to launch his new stage show SUMMER at La Jolla Playhouse in November. The show, based on the life of his late wife, will feature all of the disco queen's greatest hits, with hopes taking the show the Broadway in 2018. (more...)

Boogie the Night Away at Parr Hall This JuneBoogie the Night Away at Parr Hall This June
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Warrington will boogie the night away this June as two fantastic music events return to Parr Hall. (more...)

BWW Celebrates Barbra Streisand's 75th Birthday with Look Back at Top Billboard HitsBWW Celebrates Barbra Streisand's 75th Birthday with Look Back at Top Billboard Hits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Today, BWW celebrates the 75th birthday of living legend Barbra Streisand with a look back at her top Billboard 100 hits. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old GlobeDule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE to Lounge a Little Longer at La Jolla PlayhouseBroadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE to Lounge a Little Longer at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Due to incredible demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a week-long extension for its world-premiere production of Escape to Margaritaville, now scheduled to run May 9 - June 25. Individual tickets for the show went on sale to the public Sunday, March 26, shattering box office records. (more...)

Sergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABALSergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Arrabal, with a book written by John Weidman, music by Gustavo Santaolalla / Bajofondo, choreographed by Julio Zurita, and directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 SeasonBekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces The Cake, a new play by Bekah Brunstetter (TV's This is Us), as the final production of its 2017/2018 season, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre February 6 - March 4, 2018. (more...)

The New Disney Musical FREAKY FRIDAY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Beloved ClassicThe New Disney Musical FREAKY FRIDAY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Beloved Classic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Cleveland Play House will close out their 2016-17 season with the joyful new musical romp, Freaky Friday. Based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers which spawned two hit Disney films, Freaky Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours. The contemporary update of this American classic includes a hilarious new book by Bridget Carpenter ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights"), and a pop?rock score by Tony AwardŽ and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then). Directed by Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, it has been hailed as "a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale" by The Washington Post. With high-energy choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Memphis, Jersey Boys), this vivacious production is "delightfully spunky" with "timeless appeal" (Variety). (more...)

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