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Date Of Birth:
April 29, 1899
Date Of Death:
May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
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Duke Ellington News

Date of Birth: April 29, 1899
Date of Death: May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre WorksGlitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 through 11. A 24-piece orchestra accompanies the well-known songs "Glitter and Be Gay," "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Make Our Garden Grow." (more...)

TAP ELLINGTON to Celebrate Marriage of Jazz Music and Tap DanceTAP ELLINGTON to Celebrate Marriage of Jazz Music and Tap Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, will celebrate jazz legend Duke Ellington and his contribution to the world of tap dance at "TAP ELLINGTON," on Friday, April 14 at 7pm, The Appel Room at JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, 10 Columbus Circle. (more...)

John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan RoomJohn Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on jazz cabaret classics, is proud to bring his 'Every Day Blues' series to The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on four separate dates between May and December of 2017: May 27th, 2017; August 12th, 2017; October 14th, 2017; and December 9th, 2017. (more...)

The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE'The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Ziegfeld Society will present Karen Oberlin in her acclaimed one woman show, SECRET LOVE: A Tribute to Doris Day, on Saturday, May 27th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington). (more...)

3-D Theatricals Presents Reimagined R&H Classic OKLAHOMA3-D Theatricals Presents Reimagined R&H Classic OKLAHOMA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Known for stylish award-winning productions and their signature flair for bringing to the stage thoughtfully reimagined interpretations of musical theatre spectaculars, 3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles and Orange County takes on Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!... with a new point of view. (more...)

Christina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandChristina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 29-June 4, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift, Christina Bianco, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 SeasonThe Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in varied spaces throughout the Skirball Center - turning the lobby, dressing rooms, hallways and backstage areas into centers of creativity. (more...)

Judi Mark to Bring I FEEL A SONG COMING ON to Don't Tell MamaJudi Mark to Bring I FEEL A SONG COMING ON to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Fresh from a smashing sold-out debut at the Boca Black Box, Boca Raton, Florida, dancer-singer-entertainer Judi Mark is pleased to bring her new show, I Feel a Song Coming On to Don't Tell Mama! in the Big Apple. This latest one-woman crowd-pleaser is an intimate tribute to Old Broadway and Hollywood, chock-full of classic songs, shimmering dance, and narrative witty, wise and fun. (more...)

KCRW Sets 8th Season of Free, Outdoor Summer Nights ShowsKCRW Sets 8th Season of Free, Outdoor Summer Nights Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

KCRW presents the 8th season of its signature event series, Summer Nights, featuring free, all-ages, outdoor shows throughout the summer to communities in the greater Los Angeles area and beyond. (more...)

Jazz Power Initiative's Spring Benefit to Honor Bob Dorough and More at The Dimenna CenterJazz Power Initiative's Spring Benefit to Honor Bob Dorough and More at The Dimenna Center
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Jazz Power Initiative (formerly The Jazz Drama Program) will hold its Spring Benefit Gala -- An Evening of Celebration and Song -- on Wednesday, June, 7, 2017 from 7 - 9 PM at The Dimenna Center, New York (450 West 37th Street), it was announced today by Eli Yamin, the organization's Managing and Artistic Director. (more...)

Ravi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next MonthRavi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Star Sharon Wheatley Marries THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Martha DonaldsonCOME FROM AWAY Star Sharon Wheatley Marries THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Martha Donaldson
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

It was a performance like no other last month when Come From Away's Sharon Wheatley wed her partner Martha Donaldson, stage manager for The Glass Menagerie. (more...)

FOUR GENERATIONS OF MILES, Glenn Close and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFOUR GENERATIONS OF MILES, Glenn Close and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 22-May 28, featuring 'Four Generations of Miles' with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams, Sonny Fortune, Glenn Close, Monday Michiru, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Friends, Colleagues and Students to Celebrate Janet Lawson in NYC Next WeekFriends, Colleagues and Students to Celebrate Janet Lawson in NYC Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Friends, current and former students, and many of the incredible musicians she has collaborated with over the years will gather on Monday, May 15th 2017 from 7 to 10pm at the extraordinary Minnie Petrie Synagogue at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & MoreFord Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open on Saturday, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16. (more...)

Connecticut Premiere of TRAV'LIN Opens this WeekendConnecticut Premiere of TRAV'LIN Opens this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Connecticut premiere of Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical opens this weekend at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in Washington, D.C. and New York City, including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF).  Performances being Thursday, May 11, Official Opening is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017. (more...)

Town Hall & Con Edison Host Black History Month Student Poster & Essay Contest Winners TodayTown Hall & Con Edison Host Black History Month Student Poster & Essay Contest Winners Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Art will imitate life as six grade school children receive top honors as winners of The Town Hall-Con Edison 2017 Black History Month Student Poster & Essay Contest on Wednesday, May 10 at 5 p.m. at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

2017 Madison Square Music: ABOVE GROUND and SUMMER NIGHTS Lineups Announced2017 Madison Square Music: ABOVE GROUND and SUMMER NIGHTS Lineups Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced the 2017 Mad. Sq. Music: Above Ground and Summer Nights lineups on Wednesdays, July 12 through August 16. (more...)

New York Voices and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandNew York Voices and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 15-May 21, featuring the New York Voices, New York Hot Jazz Camp All-Stars, Ronny Whyte, and more! (more...)

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