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Also Credited As: Sir Elton John
 
Date Of Birth:
March 25, 1947 (69)
Birth Place:
ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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@eltonjohndotcom - 10/15/15 10:05am The Elton John AIDS Foundation is thrilled to announce that Billboard magazine is featuring founder Elton John on... http://


@eltonjohndotcom - 10/15/15 03:55am #tbt This week in 1971 Elton made his first visit to Australia, playing 5 shows from Perth to Sydney. His shows... http://


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Date of Birth: March 25, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Renowned Award Winner T Bone Burnett  to be Honored at Albuquerque Film & Music ExperienceRenowned Award Winner T Bone Burnett to be Honored at Albuquerque Film & Music Experience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME) is back for another exciting year of entertainment. This year's program will run from June 6-11, and will be packed full of top-notch events with incredible films, filmmakers, actors, artists and, of course, legendary musicians. The event's 2017 honoree is esteemed and innovative artist, songwriter, producer, performer, record company owner and artist's advocate-T Bone Burnett, the man behind some of the most beloved and well-known movie and television soundtracks and Grammy® winning records. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse Announces Inaugural Benefit Event SHINEBerkeley Playhouse Announces Inaugural Benefit Event SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Berkeley Playhouse Managing Director Gretchen Feyer announced today 'SHINE!', a special benefit performance of Billy Elliot the Musical on March 24, 2017. The pre-performance event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a festive reception in the historic Julia Morgan Theater that will include cocktails, light bites, and a decadent dessert bar hosted by some of the East Bay's top restaurants, caterers, and beverage specialists including Ann's Catering, Drake's Brewing Company, Le Mediterranee, Mariposa Bakery, Nabolom Bakery, Sutro Wine, Sweet Adeline Bakeshop, and Two Local Girls. The event will also include a special announcement regarding the East Bay theater company's upcoming 10th anniversary season, launching September 2017. In addition to the reception, attendees receive premiere seating to the company's hit production of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical Billy Elliot, The Musical that begins promptly at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Original Star Peter Straker to Return to THE WHO'S TOMMY at Ramps on the MoonOriginal Star Peter Straker to Return to THE WHO'S TOMMY at Ramps on the Moon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

After playing the Narrator in the original West End production in 1979, Peter Straker returns to the iconic rock opera THE WHO'S TOMMY as the Acid Queen. (more...)

Children's Playhouse of Maryland to Present Disney's THE LION KING, JR.Children's Playhouse of Maryland to Present Disney's THE LION KING, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Children's Playhouse of Maryland, Inc., in residence at CCBC Essex, opens its spring season with Disney's The Lion King, Jr. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces Second Extension of PIANO MENFlorida Studio Theatre Announces Second Extension of PIANO MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Due to popular demand, FST announces the second extension of Piano Men through April 15 in the Goldstein Cabaret. This hit revue celebrates the virtuosity and elegance of artists such as Elton John, Billy Joel, and Barry Manilow. (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkeley Playhouse Presents East Bay Premiere of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: Berkeley Playhouse Presents East Bay Premiere of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Berkeley Playhouse continues their ninth season of professional theater for family audiences with the East Bay premiere of Elton John's Tony Award-winning musical, Billy Elliot the Musical. The company's first staging of the musical adaptation of the 2000 hit film includes thirty actors under the age of fifteen in two separate casts working alongside a company of professional adult actors. (more...)

International Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel AwardsInternational Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

International Celebrity Images presented the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards and other Hollywood-style awards shows, on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)


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Seize the Day! Disney's NEWSIES Breaks Records, Will Encore in Cinemas Next MonthSeize the Day! Disney's NEWSIES Breaks Records, Will Encore in Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!' three-day cinema event broke ticketing records to become the highest-grossing Broadway event to date from Fathom Events. An estimated 210,250 people saw the event on big screens across the U.S. on February 16, 18 and 22, amounting to $3.47 million in ticket sales. It also now ranks as the No. 2 top-performing title for Fathom Events to-date. (more...)

Larry Kirwan's New Musical IRELAND - A HISTORY IN SONG Headed to NJLarry Kirwan's New Musical IRELAND - A HISTORY IN SONG Headed to NJ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm, Peter LeDonne, the Director of Community and Cultural Affairs at Bergen Community College (400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ), will present as part of the Ciccone Theatre's Distinguished Artist Series the World Premiere of music legend Larry Kirwan's highly anticipated musical voyage and masterful tribute to Ireland and its centuries of musical genius, IRELAND-A History In Song. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE HANDS OF LIBERACE at Crest Theatre At Old School SquareBWW Preview: THE HANDS OF LIBERACE at Crest Theatre At Old School Square
by Debbie Hall - Feb 22, 2017

One of America's premiere virtuoso pianists Philip Fortenberry, who has performed on Broadway and the Las Vegas Strip, will debut his first solo tour in Florida. Celebrating the musical genius of Liberace in his concert, "The Hands of Liberace," Fortenberry will share his insights as well as play some well-known and loved pieces. (more...)

Grigoryan Brothers Confirmed As Special Guests for k.d. lang Ingenue Redux TourGrigoryan Brothers Confirmed As Special Guests for k.d. lang Ingenue Redux Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG Dainty announced today that the Grigoryan Brothers will join GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang on her Ingénue Redux 25th Anniversary Tour as special guests. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Opens Tonight for Now-Extended Run at the GoodmanUNCLE VANYA Opens Tonight for Now-Extended Run at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls marks his 30th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker's (The Flick) adaptation of Uncle Vanya. Uncle Vanya opens tonight and appears for a now-extended run through March 19 in the Owen Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez Previews RAISE THE ROOF at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez Previews RAISE THE ROOF at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - Feb 20, 2017

Mandy Gonzalez, on the heels of starring in the Tony Award-winning hit musical Hamilton as Angelica Schuyler, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below on March 12 with an unforgettable solo concert. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to Visit Birmingham on First Ever UK TourBILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to Visit Birmingham on First Ever UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The winner of 10 Tony and 5 Olivier Awards, Billy Elliot the Musical will be at Birmingham Hippodrome for the first time ever from Tue 7 Mar - Sat 29 Apr 2017. Seen by almost 11 million people worldwide, Billy Elliot the Musical is set in a northern mining town against the background of the 1984/85 miners' strike and follows Billy's journey from boxing to ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 20, 2017

Jon Favreau, el director de la pelicula de accion real de EL REY LEÓN, ha anunciado en su cuenta de Twitter que Donald Glover interpretara a Simba y James Earl Jones sera Mufasa (more...)

Just Can't Wait to Be King! Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Sign On for Live-Action Remake of THE LION KINGJust Can't Wait to Be King! Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Sign On for Live-Action Remake of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

In two tweets this afternoon, director of the upcoming live action remake of Disney's, The Lion King, Jon Favreau, revealed that star of FX's 'Atlanta', Donald Glover, and original Mufasa, James Earl Jones, will be starring in the film. (more...)

Jerry Gold Named Strategic Financial Advisor to the Chairman of LiveXLiveJerry Gold Named Strategic Financial Advisor to the Chairman of LiveXLive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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KCRW Announces Line-Up for Two Official Showcases at SXSW 2017KCRW Announces Line-Up for Two Official Showcases at SXSW 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Los Angeles-based public radio station KCRW has announced the line-up for this year's KCRW Showcases at SXSW, kicking off the convention with two official showcases on Wednesday, March 15.   (more...)

Stacy Keach to Return as Ernest Hemingway in PAMPLONA at the GoodmanStacy Keach to Return as Ernest Hemingway in PAMPLONA at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ten years after their critically acclaimed collaboration on King Lear, Artistic Director Robert Falls and stage and screen star Stacy Keach-both 2015 Theater Hall of Fame inductees-reunite for the world premiere of Pamplona by Jim McGrath. (more...)

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