Doris Day News

Donna Vivino, Karen Oberlin & More to Perform at Birdland, 4/21 - 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 21 - April 27, featuring James Carter Organ Trio, Donna Vivino in 'Beautiful Dreamer,' David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Karen Oberlin in Secret Love: A Tribute to Doris Day, and more. (more...)

Kelly Lester to Bring IT'S MAGIC - THE LIFE & MUSIC OF DORIS DAY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Kelly Lester, stay at home wife and mother to three daughters, has become a million dollar 'do it yourself' business owner, grossing over $1.6 million dollars last year with her company EasyLunchboxes (www.EasyLunchboxes.com). With no MBA or formal background in business, Kelly is self-taught, having learned design and marketing via Google. Between carpooling and cooking, from the comfort of her home, she harnesses the power of social media to attract customers and grow her loyal fan base. Her products are top-sellers on Amazon.com, and Amazon often features her as one of their 'seller-success' stories. Kelly is the author of 'Cooking with Trader Joe's Cookbook: Easy Lunch Boxes'. (more...)

Lisa Loeb Announces Spring Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb announces a multi-city concert tour this spring, including shows in New York City, Washington DC, and Honolulu. (more...)

Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT CD Release, Jane Monheit With The MSM Big Band, & More To Be Featured in Birdland Jazz Club's April 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their outstanding line-up of amazing talent for the month of April 2014. Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Robert Morse & Rick McKay to Be Honored at Special Preview of BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) announced its highly anticipated film line-up for the 19th edition, April 3 - 10, 2014, featuring 14 World Premieres, 8 North American and 8 U.S. Premieres. PBIFF (www.pbifilmfest.org) will present features, documentaries and short films from the U.S. and around the world, including Brazil, Venezuela, France, England, Israel, Hong Kong, Japan, India, New Zealand, Austria, the Philippines, Croatia, Australia, Canada, Germany and South Korea, to name just a few, and will play host to filmmakers, producers and actors to represent and discuss their films. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host DORIS AND ME Fundraiser, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Cabrillo Music Theatre announces the next in a series of fundraising and entertainment events in the recently renovated Founders' Room of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. DORIS AND ME, a tribute to Doris Day in celebration her 90th birthday, will take place on Sunday, March 30th, at 7:00PM. The Founders Room is located in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAUDE MAGGART is a Delightfully Dreamy Enchantress at Café Carlyle
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 01, 2014

This past Tuesday evening Maude Maggart, a celebrated young veteran of the cabaret scene, started her debut run at the Cafe Carlyle (which ends tonight with shows at 8:45 pm and 10:45 pm) and her new show certainly didn't disappoint, at least not in the singing department. Throughout a 16-song set, this attractive and willowy brunette from a performing family that now spans three generations was a delightfully dreamy enchantress conveying retro-romantic songs she delivered with the ethereal mezzo soprano style of an early Disney movie heroine of pre-Little Mermaid vintage, only one more worldly wise and seductive. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM Waltzes & Rhumbas To The Stage!
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 28, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the recently announced stage adaptation of visionary theatre and film director Baz Luhrmann's blazing 1992 'Red Curtain Trilogy' entry STRICTLY BALLROOM, for which he has aligned a particularly impressive assortment of creative team members, with rehearsals currently underway for an opening set at the end of next month. (more...)

Aesthetic Everything Honors the 2013 Top Doctors in Aesthetics and the 2013 Top 10 Aesthetic Companies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Top 10 Plastic Surgeons 2013 (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Stages FOREVER PLAID, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Those heavenly voices are back! And they're better than ever! Cabrillo Music Theatre celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season by blending one of the original Plaids with four of musical theatre's top talents to create the definitive FOREVER PLAID especially for the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza! The fresh and funny FOREVER PLAID opens today, January 31st, 2014, playing until Sunday, February 9th, at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

YOUNG AT HEART Blu-Ray With Doris Day & Frank Sinatra Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/8
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 28, 2014

The rare pairing of Hollywood and recording icons Doris Day and Frank Sinatra is set to soon be available for the first time on Blu-ray via a new edition of the 1954 movie musical YOUNG AT HEART. (more...)

THE WIZ, CABARET, SHOW BOAT and More Set for Moving Image's SEE IT BIG! Series, Now thru 2/28
by Movies News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Museum of the Moving Image's popular series See It Big! will turn its focus to the movie musical with a fourteen-film celebration of the genre, from today, January 24 through February 28, 2014. Musicals are, by their very nature, filled with spectacle. They are heightened forms of storytelling, in which the narrative is amplified by song and dance, where characters express their innermost feelings in the most extravagant ways imaginable. It is a genre that celebrates excess and stylization, and the best examples of the form can only be truly enjoyed... big! (more...)

Pink Martini Joins the Pacific Symphony for the First Pops Concert of 2014, Now thru 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

It's indeed a happy new year when the awesome genre-crossing Big Band sound of Pink Martini performs with Pacific Symphony for the first Pops concert of 2014! With eclectic flavors from around the world and classic spunk, Pink Martini really is the perfect concoction. The energetic and enthusiastic "little orchestra" finds its musical inspiration from cultures around the world, easily jumping from genres like pop, jazz and classical to establish its own unique blend of music. Formed in Portland, Ore., the 12-member ensemble has been a popular favorite in many countries for more than a decade with its revitalization of vintage Big Band sound, in combination with 1940s jazz, cross-cultural rhythms and much more! The group is known for songs that range from "Je ne veux pas travailler (I don't want to work)," the Doris Day hit "Que Sera, Sera," "Lets Never Stop Falling in Love" and "Hey, Eugene!" (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Launches SEE IT BIG! Musicals Series with ALL THAT JAZZ on 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Museum of the Moving Image's popular series See It Big! will turn its focus to the movie musical with a fourteen-film celebration of the genre, from January 24 through February 28, 2014. Musicals are, by their very nature, filled with spectacle. They are heightened forms of storytelling, in which the narrative is amplified by song and dance, where characters express their innermost feelings in the most extravagant ways imaginable. It is a genre that celebrates excess and stylization, and the best examples of the form can only be truly enjoyed… big! (more...)

BWW 10th Anniversary! The Legacy & Lore Of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 20, 2014

Tonight, in honor of BroadwayWorld's hotly anticipated 10th anniversary concert taking place at legendary NYC cabaret venue Joe's Pub, we are looking at some particularly fascinating facts and figures from the long legacy of L. Frank Baum's THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ and the many books, films, musicals, songs, television shows and more that have been inspired by it. (more...)

5-Time Olympian and Best-Selling Author Appears at Life Time Fitness Chanhassen Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care is teaming up with Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM) to help club members nationwide learn more about how to get beautiful, soft skin. AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care will host regional promotions on social media as well as a series of in-club education days throughout January and February, where Life Time members will learn skin care secrets and receive samples. A special appearance hosted by AmLactin brand ambassador, five-time Olympic swimmer and health advocate, Dara Torres, will be held at Life Time Fitness Chanhassen, on January 11. Life Time members can mix and mingle with the Olympian starting at 9:45 a.m., picking up fitness advice and tapping into Torres' wealth of knowledge about soft, smooth skin. (more...)

Nellie McKay and Turtle Island Quartet Perform Tonight at Eccles Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

Singer, songwriter, ukulele player, pianist, mimic, comedienne and actor Nellie McKay joins forces with two-time Grammy award-winning Turtle Island Quartet for a jazzy jaunt back in time. The program, 'A Flower is a Lovesome Thing,' fills The Eccles Center with the tunes of Billie Holiday, Billy Strayhorn, Doris Day and the Weimar cabaret of the 1920s (plus some present-day originals). Show starts at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pink Martini Joins the Pacific Symphony for the First Pops Concert of 2014, 1/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

It's indeed a happy new year when the awesome genre-crossing Big Band sound of Pink Martini performs with Pacific Symphony for the first Pops concert of 2014! With eclectic flavors from around the world and classic spunk, Pink Martini really is the perfect concoction. The energetic and enthusiastic “little orchestra” finds its musical inspiration from cultures around the world, easily jumping from genres like pop, jazz and classical to establish its own unique blend of music. Formed in Portland, Ore., the 12-member ensemble has been a popular favorite in many countries for more than a decade with its revitalization of vintage Big Band sound, in combination with 1940s jazz, cross-cultural rhythms and much more! The group is known for songs that range from “Je ne veux pas travailler (I don't want to work),” the Doris Day hit “Que Sera, Sera,” “Lets Never Stop Falling in Love” and “Hey, Eugene!” (more...)

THE WIZ, CABARET, SHOW BOAT and More Set for Moving Image's SEE IT BIG! Series, 1/24-2/28
by Movies News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

The Museum of the Moving Image's popular series See It Big! will turn its focus to the movie musical with a fourteen-film celebration of the genre, from January 24 through February 28, 2014. Musicals are, by their very nature, filled with spectacle. They are heightened forms of storytelling, in which the narrative is amplified by song and dance, where characters express their innermost feelings in the most extravagant ways imaginable. It is a genre that celebrates excess and stylization, and the best examples of the form can only be truly enjoyed… big! (more...)

Doris Day Sings Again! THE DORIS DAY SHOW Airings Scheduled For Christmas Eve
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 21, 2013

Iconic movie musical headliner and legendary actress and recording artist Doris Day reprises one of her most famous musical moments in a new promo for the upcoming Christmas Eve re-airings of her vintage TV series THE Doris Day SHOW. (more...)

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