Elton John News

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://


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Elton John News

Date of Birth: March 25, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Elementary Schools Selected for Disney Musicals in Schools Program with Dr. PhillipsElementary Schools Selected for Disney Musicals in Schools Program with Dr. Phillips
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the four local area elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the inaugural Disney Musicals in Schools program. Participating in the 2016 – 2017 school year are Bonneville Elementary (Orange County), Winegard Elementary (Orange County), Lake Orienta Elementary (Seminole County) and Kissimmee Elementary (Osceola County). At an Orientation event in January 2017, these schools will select the a Disney musical of their choice from the “KIDS” licensing collection. The rehearsals will officially start in January 2017, culminating with performances the following May. (more...)

Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Announces 2016 HonoreesLouis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Announces 2016 Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

In recognition of her contributions to music and her work on behalf of others, Dionne Warwick is this year's musician recipient of the What a Wonderful World Award. The annual award will also be presented to a physician, a patient, and a philanthropist who have served to make the world better. The awards are presented by the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. (more...)

Jackie Burns, Robert Creighton, Felicia Finley and More Set for BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT at Ocean State TheatreJackie Burns, Robert Creighton, Felicia Finley and More Set for BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Producer Stephen DeAngelis, who has produced over 200 different Broadway concerts at venues in New York and across the United States, will return to his native Rhode Island to produce his first concert in his home state. (more...)

Billy Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount TheatreBilly Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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Further Dates Announced for Elaine Paige's UK Tour, STRIPPED BACKFurther Dates Announced for Elaine Paige's UK Tour, STRIPPED BACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

One of the real greats of British musical theatre, Elaine Paige, has extended her upcoming tour of the UK, according to her official website. Paige has performed in some of the West End and Broadway's most prestigious venues, originating roles in 'Evita' and 'Cats' to name just two, and she has even hosted a weekly radio show on BBC2 for over a decade. However, the OBE award-winning singing actress aims to make this concert series more intimate. (more...)

Kenny Rogers to Bring Final World Tour to Ridgefield Playhouse GalaKenny Rogers to Bring Final World Tour to Ridgefield Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Gambler will be dealing his last hand. Kenny Rogers' final world tour, appropriately titled The Gambler's Last Deal will headline The Ridgefield Playhouse Gala on Saturday, September 17 at 5:30 p.m. as part of the Mountain Country and Bluegrass Series.  (more...)

Boston Pops to Visit Sioux Falls for the First Time Next Spring; Tickets on Sale This WeekBoston Pops to Visit Sioux Falls for the First Time Next Spring; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017. (more...)

'Memphis Soul Man' Marcus Scott Joins Legendary Group Tower of Power'Memphis Soul Man' Marcus Scott Joins Legendary Group Tower of Power
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Electrifying. Soulful. Compelling. These three words exemplify the sound of the new lead singer of Tower of Power, 'Memphis Soul Man' Marcus Scott. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Channel to Return to SiriusXM This September with Town Hall Q&ABarbra Streisand Channel to Return to SiriusXM This September with Town Hall Q&A
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

SiriusXM announced today that The Barbra Streisand Channel, an exclusive channel featuring the works of Grammy, Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning artist Barbra Streisand, will return to SiriusXM on September 6. (more...)

Binge Watch New Series DEAD OF SUMMER on Freeform App Ahead of Season FinaleBinge Watch New Series DEAD OF SUMMER on Freeform App Ahead of Season Finale
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Already feeling wistful as the dog days of summer are dwindling down? Relive the summer of the 80s nostalgia and your favorite summer playlist by binge watching the first eight episodes of the spine-tingling DEAD OF SUMMER on the Freeform App Freeform.com, Roku and the Freeform Apple TV app (more...)

VIDEO: Air New Zealand Pitches #CockpitKaraoke to LATE LATE SHOW's James CordenVIDEO: Air New Zealand Pitches #CockpitKaraoke to LATE LATE SHOW's James Corden
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

New Zealand Airlines pitched a 'high-flying' idea to LATE LATE SHOW host James Corden this week - Cockpit Karoke. In their latest new ad, the airline invites Corden to jump into the driver's seat with them and belt out some tunes. (more...)

Anton Stephans to star in GUYS SING DOLLS at Edinburgh Festival FringeAnton Stephans to star in GUYS SING DOLLS at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 19, 2016

X Factor star Anton Stephans comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Guys Sing Dolls from August 22nd. (more...)

Kenny Rogers to Bring Farewell Tour to Ridgefield PlayhouseKenny Rogers to Bring Farewell Tour to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Kenny Rogers fans will have a final chance to see the Country Music Hall of Famer when he headlines the 2016 Ridgefield Playhouse Fall Gala. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Israeli Production of BILLY ELLIOTPhoto Coverage: Israeli Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by Ronit Suzan - Aug 18, 2016

Following performances in London's West End, Broadway, Italy, Netherlands, Australia and Japan, the successful and highly praised musical BILLY ELLIOT now reached the Israeli stage. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Tour to Open at The Bristol Hippodrome This OctoberBILLY ELLIOT Tour to Open at The Bristol Hippodrome This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The producers of the multi award-winning smash hit Billy Elliot the Musical are delighted to announce that the four boys who will play the title role in the first ever UK and Ireland tour of the iconic musical are Adam Abbou (12 years old from Liverpool), Matthew Lyons (11 years old from Leeds), Haydn May (11 years old from Bath) and Lewis Smallman (12 years old from West Bromwich). (more...)

BWW Review: BILLY ELLIOT Amazes in IsraelBWW Review: BILLY ELLIOT Amazes in Israel
by Ronit Suzan - Aug 18, 2016

Israeli productions of musicals are recently getting better with each new show and raising the bar even higher is the most impressive production of Billy Elliot, a musical based on the successful 2000 film under the same title, with music by Elton John and book and lyrics by Lee Hall. (more...)

BWW Interview: Listen Up To Broadway Sound Designers Fitz Patton and John ShiversBWW Interview: Listen Up To Broadway Sound Designers Fitz Patton and John Shivers
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

Fitz Patton (THE HUMANS) and John Shivers (KINKY BOOTS) explain the the art of designing sound for theatre. (more...)

Michael Cerveris, Laura Osnes, Isaac Oliver and More Coming Up at Joe's PubMichael Cerveris, Laura Osnes, Isaac Oliver and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly shows, running August 17-28. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical AdaptationsTop 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The path from screen to stage hasn't always been a smooth one, and celluloid success is no guarantee of musical triumph (just ask the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark team). But London is currently awash with popular medium-jumpers, from Aladdin and The Bodyguard to new musical Groundhog Day, which opened last night at the Old Vic. Here are 10 of the best screen to stage adaptations. (more...)

The Pheasantry Announces September ScheduleThe Pheasantry Announces September Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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