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Date Of Birth:
April 29, 1899
Date Of Death:
May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place:
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Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: April 29, 1899
Date of Death: May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
Joao Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and More Set for 1st Week of May at BirdlandJoao Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and More Set for 1st Week of May at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 1-May 7, featuring João Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and his Jazz' Y Mambo Band, Arianna Neikrug, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ian Carlyle, Enyonam Gbesemete, and More in 30th Anniversary Production of BLUES IN THE NIGHTIan Carlyle, Enyonam Gbesemete, and More in 30th Anniversary Production of BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

BLUES IN THE NIGHT at The Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square will be performed by Ian Carlyle, Enyonam Gbesemete, Cleo Higgins & Bleu Woodward; with a live blues band for two performances only to celebrate the shows 30th Anniversary. (more...)

Historic Dreamland Ballroom to Host Art ExhibitionHistoric Dreamland Ballroom to Host Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On May 4, 2017 the Friends of Dreamland Ballroom are hosting an art exhibit at the Dreamland Ballroom. The paintings, by Arkansas artist Edwin Cook Brewer, were donated to the Dreamland Ballroom by his daughter Audrey Brewer Wood and her husband Don Wood. (more...)

Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINEFulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre celebrate music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, April 18 through May 21. (more...)

Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln CenterVictor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for its season finale on Sunday, May 7th at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 3:30pm. (more...)

Community Celebration Takes Center Stage at 2017 Helen Hayes AwardsCommunity Celebration Takes Center Stage at 2017 Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The 33rd annual Helen Hayes Awards will be celebrated at the historicLincoln Theatre at 7:30 pm on May 15, with accomplished actors E. Faye Butler and Lawrence Redmond as hosts. The line-up of award presenters includes artistic leaders from across the Washington region, highlighting the depth and breadth of a theatre community recognized worldwide for the quality and diversity of its work. Following the awards, a roof-raising dance party gets underway at the world-renowned 9:30 Club. Both events honor 236 Helen Hayes Award nominees drawn from 200 eligible productions presented in 2016. Tickets for the combined Awards Ceremony and Dance Party are $275 for premium seating, $150 for balcony seating, and can be purchased online. (more...)

Bayou City Concert Musicals Presents ELEGANT ELLINGTON Next MonthBayou City Concert Musicals Presents ELEGANT ELLINGTON Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Bayou City Concert Musicals continues its popular cabaret series with Elegant Ellington, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 20; 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 21; and 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2107, at the Performance Centre of the Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main between Holman and Berry Street, in the heart of Midtown. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement AddressStephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra Announces Full Musician RosterDr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra Announces Full Musician Roster
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the completion of the Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra. (more...)

Birdland Announces May 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces May 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's Brian Davis Set for TAPTASTIC! at The Met RoomAFTER MIDNIGHT's Brian Davis Set for TAPTASTIC! at The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Metropolitan Room presents the NYC premiere of 'TAPTASTIC!', the tap dance cabaret starring Brian Davis (After Midnight Norwegian Escape, Showtime at the Apollo) and featuring Pamela Yasutake (Broadway's Shuffle Along, Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies) on April 24 at 9:30PM. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage Team for THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage Team for THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) in Brunswick and Portland Stage (PS) in Portland announce a second partnership and artistic collaboration that will continue to broaden the connection between the two communities and deepen the program offerings for both theatres' audiences.  (more...)

Ella's Centennial Birthday, STRITCH, TROUBLE & MORE TROUBLE and More Coming Up at BirdlandElla's Centennial Birthday, STRITCH, TROUBLE & MORE TROUBLE and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 24-April 30, featuring Jane Monheit - An Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Birthday Celebration, Scott Morgan Quintet, Nuci Nebierdze Quintet with Special Guest Aran Luthra, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: You're Gonna Love Her- Watch Olivier Winner Amber Riley Sing DREAMGIRLS!VIDEO: You're Gonna Love Her- Watch Olivier Winner Amber Riley Sing DREAMGIRLS!
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2017

On Sunday night she took home an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical, and she isn'y going anywhere. Below, watch as DREAMGIRLS leading lady Amber Riley steals the show as she performs Effie's iconic number- 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.' (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger TheatreIan Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

American Tap Dance Foundation Slates Summer Dates for TAP CITY 2017American Tap Dance Foundation Slates Summer Dates for TAP CITY 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), Tony Waag, Artistic/Executive Director, announced today its 2017 line up for TAP CITY, the NYC Tap Festival, July 8 through July 15. (more...)

ATDF Presents TAP CITY, 7/8ATDF Presents TAP CITY, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

 The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), Tony Waag, Artistic/Executive Director, announced today its 2017 line up for TAP CITY, the NYC Tap Festival, July 8 through July 15. The week long festival includes performances by local and international artists, the ATDF Tap Dance Awards, master classes and a “Tap Treasures” tap dance tour, all in celebration of this uniquely American art form right in tap's hometown, New York City.  *Lineup below (more...)

Opera Star and Entertainer David Serero to Perform in ChicagoOpera Star and Entertainer David Serero to Perform in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The French native opera singer, actor and entertainer DAVID SERERO will perform for the first time in Chicago, at the prestigious ALLIANCE FRANCAISE (French Alliance) of Chicago on April 14th, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Co-Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit; Lineup Announced!Yo-Yo Ma to Co-Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with the Aspen Institute Arts Program, Citizen University, and the Annenberg Foundation and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, presents the 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit: Activating Citizen Artists. Exploring JFK Ideals. Creating Cultural Moonshots. The Arts Summit will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab and adjoining spaces. (more...)

BWW Review: Turning Up the Volume with the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION's Rhythm in MotionBWW Review: Turning Up the Volume with the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION's Rhythm in Motion
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 7, 2017

The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), under the artistic direction of Tony Waag, presented its 5th yearly showcase Rhythm in Motion, March 29-April 2, 2017 at the Duke on 42nd Street. The series featured two distinct programs of fresh, groundbreaking tap dance choreography, with some strong and emotional statements. This is a very interesting time for tap dance as “the world has finally realized that tap dance and tap choreography can also test the audience, tell a story, be influenced by world issues and express anger, fear, sadness, and spirituality” said Mr. Waag, ATDF Artistic/Executive Director and curator of this show. The program featured some of the best and emerging tap dancers/choreographers of this time. (more...)

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