Elton John News

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  • Sir Elton John

  • Date Of Birth:
    March 25, 1947 (67)
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    ENGLAND
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    FLASH SPECIAL: Sir Tim Rice's Whole New World Of Lyrics
    by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 01, 2014

    Today we are celebrating the lyricist and producer of this week's hotly anticipated Fathom Event, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, with multi-award winner Sir Tim Rice! (more...)

    VIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Shares Wedding Photos & Details on LETTERMAN
    by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 30, 2014

    Neil Patrick Harris stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and gave fans a first look at photos from his marriage to David Burtka earlier this month in Italy. (more...)

    Shayna Leigh Partners With Daniel Pearl World Music Days for EP Release Show at NYC's Cutting Room
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

    This week New York City-based singer/songwriter, Shayna Leigh, will celebrate the successful release of her new EP, 'Hey Shayna Leigh,' with an official record release show in New York City. (more...)

    Tickets for DISNEY'S THE LION KING on Sale at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale 10/10
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway Across America announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of DISNEY'S THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 10th at 10:00a.m. Fort Lauderdale's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Au-Rene stage on Wednesday, January 7 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, February 1. The opening night is Friday, January 9 at 8:00p.m. (more...)

    Seacoast Rep to Present MICHAEL TROY IS THE ELTON JOEL SHOW, Begin. 10/17
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    Back by overwhelming public demand following a sold out show this past May, The Seacoast Repertory Theatre has announced two performances of the 'Michael Troy is the Elton Joel Show'. Performances will be on consecutive Fridays October 17 and October 24, 2014 at 8:00pm. (more...)

    BWW TV: Billys Unite! 25 Former Stars Return to West End BILLY ELLIOT Broadcast - Watch Highlights!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

    This weekend saw a record breaking twenty-five former and current Billy Elliots come together on stage in a specially choreographed mash-up finale of Billy Elliot the Musical. At a unique performance, broadcast live to eight countries from the show's West End home at the Victoria Palace Theatre, all three original Billy Elliots - James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower - took part in the spectacular finale. Two special screenings of Billy Elliot the Musical Live also took place at the historic Easington Social Welfare Centre, formerly the Easington Colliery Miners' Institute, one of the settings for Billy's inspiring story. Check out highlights from the special event below! (more...)

    BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Live Broadcast Tops UK Box Office; Encore Screenings Set
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    This weekend saw a record breaking twenty-five former and current Billy Elliots come together on stage in a specially choreographed mash-up finale of Billy Elliot the Musical. This unique performance was broadcast live to eight countries from the show's West End home at the Victoria Palace Theatre. All three original Billy Elliots - James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower - took part in a spectacular finale as the broadcast, the widest ever cinema release of a live event, hit number one at the UK box office. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Southwark Playhouse's NEXT FALL, Starring Charlie Condou
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    Ex-Coronation Street star Charlie Condou stars in the UK premiere of the Tony nominated Broadway comedy drama Next Fall, by award-winning writer Geoffrey Nauffts. The production plays at Southwark Playhouse through Saturday 25 October. (more...)

    Japanese Version of ALADDIN Will Open in Tokyo in Spring 2015
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    Disney Theatrical Productions and Shiki Theatre Company just announced the first international production of Disney's Aladdin, the smash Broadway musical comedy. Performances will begin in May 2015 at The Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi in Tokyo. (more...)

    Photo Coverage Special: 25 Billy Elliots Unite in Special Finale of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL for Live Taping!
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

    This weekend saw a record breaking twenty-five former and current Billy Elliots come together on stage in a specially choreographed mash-up finale of Billy Elliot the Musical. At a unique performance, broadcast live to eight countries from the show's West End home at the Victoria Palace Theatre, all three original Billy Elliots - James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower - took part in the spectacular finale. Two special screenings of Billy Elliot the Musical Live also took place at the historic Easington Social Welfare Centre, formerly the Easington Colliery Miners' Institute, one of the settings for Billy's inspiring story. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Elton John AIDS Foundation Celebrates 21 Years with Woodside 'End of Summer' Party
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

    Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish opened Woodside, their Windsor home on Thursday September 4th 2014 to host friends, supporters and A-list celebrities for the End of Summer Party. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Charlie Condou and the Cast of NEXT FALL's UK Premiere
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

    Ex-Coronation Street star Charlie Condou is to star in the UK premiere of the Tony nominated Broadway comedy drama Next Fall. Next Fall, by award-winning writer Geoffrey Nauffts, will play at Southwark Playhouse, now through Saturday 25 October. Next Fall is directed by Luke Sheppard, whose critically acclaimed production of In The Heights was a sold-out smash hit at Southwark Playhouse earlier this year. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

    Diana Krall Forced to Delay New Album Release & U.S. Tour Due to Illness
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

    Grammy winner Diana Krall has been forced to delay the release of her new album 'Wallflower' as well as her upcoming U.S. tour due to "on-going complications brought on by a case of pneumonia," (more...)

    InDepth InterView: Sir Tim Rice On FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Story To Stage To Screen, Plus CHESS, ALADDIN & More
    by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 25, 2014

    Today we are talking to a multi-award-winning stage and screen musical master all about the forthcoming Fathom presentation of his new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY premiering in movie theaters nationwide early next month, the sharp and affable Sir Tim Rice. Outlining his impetus for pursuing a musical adaptation of the acclaimed novel upon which the multi-Academy Award-winning film is based, Rice reveals what drew him to the project as well as what viewers can expect from the dense, complex and majestic score created along with composer Stuart Brayson for the enterprise. Additionally, Rice sheds some light on the specifics of crafting the show, with a special emphasis on the controversial elements contained within the material. Plus, Rice shares specific examples of how some of the biggest showstoppers in the rich and varied score were crafted, as well as his impressions of the impeccable cast featured in the stage version, and, now, the Fathom film - and preliminary prospective plans for an American production, too. Furthermore, Rice reflects on his work with recently deceased entertainment icons Robin Williams, on ALADDIN; Lauren Bacall, on THE FAN; and Richard Attenborough on the JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT film. Also, Rice shares new details on the forthcoming 30th anniversary 3-disc special edition of CHESS set to be released next month. All of that and much, much more awaits! (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Micky Dolenz and Joyce DeWitt in Mike Reiss's COMEDY IS HARD
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

    The world premiere of a brand new play by acclaimed writer of The Simpsons, Mike Reiss, will take place at the historic Ivoryton Playhouse in Ivoryton, CT. Previews begin tonight, September 24th - the play opens on September 26th and runs through October 12th. MICKY DOLENZ (of The Monkees) will star alongside JOYCE DEWITT, veteran actress and star of the ABC television hit series Three's Company. Scroll down for a first look at the duo onstage! (more...)

    Il Divo und Broadway & West End Star Lea Salonga gemeinsam auf großer Deutschland Tour
    by Marcel Konrath - Sep 24, 2014

    Diese Band bricht alle Rekorde: Mit ihrem einmaligen Mix aus Klassik und Pop hat IL DIVO weltweit bereits mehr als 26 Millionen Alben verkauft und mehrfach Platin-Status erreicht. Nun kommen die begnadeten Sanger Carlos, David, Urs und Sebastien im Rahmen ihrer IL DIVO - A Musical Affair: Die groten Hits aus den besten Musicals der Welt live'-Tour auch nach Deutschland! (more...)

    Fox Valley Rep to Present ABBA, Elton John Tributes in October
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

    The music of the greatest pop band in history comes to life in a Las Vegas Style show-right here at Fox Valley Repertory! Fronted by two dynamic ladies with fantastic voices and backed by a group of world class musicians, ABBA Salute recreates an ABBA experience that won't soon be forgotten. You'll be singing along in your seats to the songs that made this band famous, such as 'Dancing Queen', 'Mamme Mia' and 'Fernando'. ABBA Salute will perform on Friday, October 24 and Saturday October 25, 2014 at 8pm. Tickets are $32. (more...)

    Bases de los Premios del Público BroadwayWorld Spain 2014
    by Javier A. Gabrielssn - Sep 24, 2014

    La cuarta edicion de los Premios del Publico BroadwayWorld Spain se acerca y por eso la redaccion se pone manos a la obra para saber quienes seran los favoritos del publico de esta temporada que ha acabado. Para ello hemos recopilado todos los espectaculos y profesionales de los que hemos podido disfrutar esta temporada en todo el territorio espaol. (more...)

    VIDEO: Watch Jesse Tyler Ferguson Audition for 'Dancing With the Stars' on ELLEN
    by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

    You've seen Jesse Tyler Ferguson as a recent judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance,' but now the 'Modern Family' star is ready to take on 'Dancing with the Stars'. (more...)

    Russell Kane to Headline Comedy Showcase at The Belgrade Theatre Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

    This October will see Coventry's Belgrade Theatre play host to a bumper programme of shows combining the best in musical entertainment, timeless variety and cutting-edge stand-up comedy. (more...)

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