Elton John News

Date Of Birth:
March 25, 1947 (67)
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ENGLAND
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James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014


VIDEO: Jason Derulo Performs 'Talk Dirty' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Jason Derulo stopped by ELLEN to perform his unstoppable hit, 'Talk Dirty'. Check out the killer performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Chelsea Handler Clears Up Late Night Hosting Rumors on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Chelsea Handler stops by today's ELLEN and addresses all the late night rumors! (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes Jessica Hendy and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. Tonight, April 17th, Broadway Sessions goes #Hendynation with Broadway vet Jessica Hendy and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Ellie Goulding Performs New Hit 'Beating Heart' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

On this week's ELLEN, British pop sensation Ellie Goulding performed new hit, 'Beating Heart.' Check out the performance below! (more...)

World Premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, BILLY ELLIOT and More Make Up La Mirada Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three extraordinary musical experiences beginning with the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; the World Premiere engagement of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice: A Musical; and finally the high-flying, Tony Award-Winning, Mary Poppins! This extraordinary season also includes the bonus options of its third "Onstage Series" production of a "brand new" Los Angeles premiere production of Carrie The Musical; also six-time Grammy award-winning superstar Amy Grant and the powerhouse dancing of Ballroom With A Twist - add it all up, and it's La Mirada Theatre/McCoy Rigby's, without a doubt, must-see, most exciting season of shows ever! (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Producer Matthew Weaver Planning Broadway Stage Adaptation of Variety Show SOUL TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Tony Award Nominated Producer Matthew Weaver (Rock of Ages) of MediaWeaver Entertainment - a movie, TV and stage production company - has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the trailblazing musical variety television series Soul Train. Created in 1970 by visionary Don Cornelius, Soul Train famously introduced the world to generations of new music and a whole new series of dance moves and styles on a weekly basis. Weaver acquired the rights from Soul Train Holdings, LLC. Weaver is now in talks with theater and film notables to come on board as the creative team for the Broadway production. (more...)

Superstar DJ's To Headline 'Isle Of Dreams' Music Festivals In Switzerland, Turkey & Israel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ISLE OF DREAMS, a major new electronic music festival that gives music lovers the chance to dance somewhere different, delving deeper into the burgeoning underground scenes of Switzerland, Turkey and Israel, will feature the biggest international artists alongside the best local dj talent. Confirmed artists include: Above & Beyond, Alesso, Apollonia, Avicii, Axwell, Calvin Harris, Chuckie, Fedde Le Grand, Gareth Emery, Jamie Jones, Nervo, Paul Oakenfold, Paul van Dyk, Pete Tong, R3hab, Sebastian Ingrosso, Sasha, Steve Aoki and Zedd to mention a few. More artists are being added every day. (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Helps Kate Walsh Gain More Twitter Followers
by - Apr 15, 2014

Actress Kate Walsh is hoping to gain some followers on Twitter and Ellen DeGeneres knew just what she needed to do. (more...)

Tummy Touch to Release KPM Album Featuring Tim Love Lee and Shawn Lee, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

For those who don't know, Herbie Flowers & Barry Morgan are giants of the British session and Library worlds. The late Mr. Morgan played with Bowie, Elton John, The Walker brothers, Blue Mink and countless others and Herbie has recorded some of the greatest bass lines in the history of popular music, including Lou Reed “Walk on the wild side,” David Essex “Rock on” and David Bowie “Space Oddity”. (more...)

VIDEO: Pharrell Williams Gets Happy on OPRAH PRIME; Check Out Clips!
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

On last night's OPRAH PRIMETIME, Oprah met up with seven-time Grammy® winner Pharrell Williams, one of the most innovative and sought-after artists in the music industry today. (more...)

Broadway Sessions to Welcome Jessica Hendy & More, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. (more...)

ED SHEERAN Announces First-Ever North American Headline Arena Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced plans for his first-ever headlining arena tour of North America. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Mayo Center Stages BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Celebrate some of the most memorable musical moments from Broadway, featuring stars of some of Broadway's biggest hit musicals, when Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Broadway Showstoppers! tonight, April 12, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-49. (more...)

THE LION KING Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Atlanta return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tomorrow, Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre for a limited three-week engagement through Sunday, April 27. In Atlanta, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. as well as matinees on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. A special weekday matinee will take place on Thursday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. "While sales have exceeded our expectations, tickets can still be purchased and patrons are encouraged to contact the Fox Theatre Box Office to inquire about the best availability," said Russ Belin, Vice President of Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta. (more...)

VIDEO: Johnny Depp & Cast of TRANSCENDENCE Visit Today's Ellen
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Cast members from the new thriller TRANSCENDENCE, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany and Rebecca Hall sat down with Ellen to discuss their new film on today's show. (more...)

Canada's Largest Outdoor Music Event, FESTIVAL D'ETE DE QUEBEC, to Kick Off 2014 Edition on July 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The 47th Festival d'ete de Quebec-Canada's largest outdoor music event and one of North America's most important summer celebrations-will present some 1,000 artists from July 3 to 13 in historically picturesque Quebec City. The Festival will offer more than 300 performances in 10 unique indoor and outdoor venues over the course of 11 days, from intimate blues to after-hours electro shows to rock and pop superstars on North America's biggest outdoor stage-the Bell stage, on the Plains of Abraham. (more...)

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