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Date Of Birth:
January 08, 1935
Date Of Death:
August 16, 1977 (42)
Birth Place:
Tupelo, MS, USA
Gender:
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Geva Theatre Center's Son House Project Launches 11/2Geva Theatre Center's Son House Project Launches 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

In December of 2013, Geva Theatre Center was selected as a recipient of a prestigious grant from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation to create a multimedia celebration on the life and work of legendary blues guitarist, Son House. The 18-month project, entitled "A Journey to the Son," will bring together musicians, writers, artists and the area's leading regional theatre company in a "creative collision" to celebrate one of Rochester's own, Eddie "Son" House. The project will culminate in a four-day celebration in August weaving together stories, music, theatre, film, audio recordings, storytelling and lectures. (more...)

BWW Review: WHAT MAKES A MAN at the Berkley Street TheatreBWW Review: WHAT MAKES A MAN at the Berkley Street Theatre
by Dennis Kucherawy - Oct 22, 2014

While reviewing What Makes a Man (WMAM), now playing at the Berkley Street Theatre, it's tempting to comment on what's not there, what could and should be there, rather than what is there. What is on display is a marvelous musical stage portrait of Charles Aznavour, the world renowned French singer/songwriter, actor and political activist/diplomat. A man of the world, he is capable of singing in five languages. One of the last surviving 'showmen,' he still is capable of filling the world's most prestigious concert halls. For example, a year ago he performed for the first time in 25 years at London's Royal Albert Hall. Demand was so great, a second concert was booked there for this past June. (more...)

THE BOOK OF LIFE Original Film Soundtrack to Be Available Digitally & on CD, 10/27THE BOOK OF LIFE Original Film Soundtrack to Be Available Digitally & on CD, 10/27
by Movies News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack and the original score by Gustavo Santaolalla for the film, The Book of Life. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- The Old Mill Theatre Presents THE WIZARD OF OZPhoto Flash: First Look- The Old Mill Theatre Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

An enchanting family pantomime version of The Wizard of Oz lands at the Old Mill Theatre Nov. 20-Dec. 13. In this version from Limelight Scripts UK, Dorothy and Toto are joined by Aunt Em as they travel to Emerald City to gain the wizard's help to return to Kansas. On the way, they are joined by Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man - and Elvis Presley, who has been touring Oz and can't find his way home. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Say a Happy Hello to BYE BYE BIRDIE in Walnut CreekBWW Reviews: Say a Happy Hello to BYE BYE BIRDIE in Walnut Creek
by Harmony Wheeler - Oct 19, 2014

Contra Costa Musical Theatre knows how to put on a happy face. You will, too, after two and a half hours of living with Bye, Bye Birdie. Inspired by the likes of Elvis Presley, Ed Sullivan and the bright colors and square designs of the 1950's, CCMT's production features its usual high-tech scenic design and familiar faces in lead roles. (more...)

Marilyn Monroe Comes to Life for a New GenerationMarilyn Monroe Comes to Life for a New Generation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. and NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Pulse Evolution Corporation (OTCQB: PLFX) and Authentic Brands Group, LLC. (ABG) today announced a partnership to produce a virtually animated Marilyn Monroe. Together, they will leverage Pulse's leading human animation solutions to present Monroe to today's audiences in the form of new and exciting entertainment and branding opportunities, including 'holographic' performances in theatrical productions, live appearances, mobile apps, commercials and more. (more...)

Aretha Franklin & Arianna Huffington to Speak at 36th Annual Simmons Leadership ConferenceAretha Franklin & Arianna Huffington to Speak at 36th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Simmons College has announced the keynote speakers for its April 2, 2015 premier Simmons Leadership Conference. Focusing on the theme 'Dare to Compete,' the conference features Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, author and columnist Arianna Huffington, and Cisco Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS & More Will Be Featured in CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS on PBSSINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS & More Will Be Featured in CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Featuring some of the most iconic images ever recorded on film, five classic Hollywood musicals -- The Wizard of Oz, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Singin' in the Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Viva Las Vegas -- take viewers on a journey across the Golden Age of movie musicals, spanning the days from the Great Depression all the way to the Civil Rights Movement. With foot-stomping dance numbers, Technicolor fantasy worlds, and soaring ballads sung by some of the world's most beloved stars, these movies still inspire audiences to laugh, love and dream -- even when times are tough. Hosted by Nick Clooney, CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning November 29, 2014 (check local listings). (more...)

Gallo Center Adds Art Garfunkel & Chris Isaak Shows to ScheduleGallo Center Adds Art Garfunkel & Chris Isaak Shows to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Concerts by singers Art Garfunkel and Chris Isaak have been added to the Gallo Center for the Arts' 2014-2015 season. Garfunkel's show is at 7:30 pm on Monday, November 10, while Isaak takes the stage at 8 pm on Friday November 28. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusives for Record Store Day EventLegacy Recordings Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusives for Record Store Day Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the label's line-up of collectible 12', 10' and 7' vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day's Black Friday 2014, celebrated this year at the nation's independent record stores on Friday, November 28, 2014. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Darlene Love, 12/13Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Darlene Love, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

"She's a rebel in stilettos and an ever-present smile." (The Associated Press ) That is the iconic singer Darlene Love. An opportunity to see a rock 'n' roll legend and celebrate the holidays doesn't come around very often, but on Saturday, December 13, at 8 p.m (more...)

Garth Brooks Adds Six Additional Concerts at Minneapolis Target Center Garth Brooks Adds Six Additional Concerts at Minneapolis Target Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The long anticipated return of Garth Brooks arrives! The Target Center in Minneapolis, MN hosts Garth and wife Trisha Yearwood. Garth just added six shows beginning Thursday November 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Isaac Brown Announces Debut Book, FRIENDS AND DICK CLARKIsaac Brown Announces Debut Book, FRIENDS AND DICK CLARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

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Las Vegas Summons The Halloween Spirit With Terror-ific CelebrationsLas Vegas Summons The Halloween Spirit With Terror-ific Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Las Vegas is the ultimate destination to celebrate Halloween. Visitors can expect everything from the abnormal to the paranormal this October, culminating with the annual Las Vegas Howl-O-Weekend experience Oct. 29 Nov. 2. This year's spooktacular Howl-O-Weekend consists of 10 days filled with haunted ghost tours, parades, parties, costume contests, and more. (more...)

Standing Room Only Theatre Company to Present BYE BYE BIRDIE, 10/24-11/2Standing Room Only Theatre Company to Present BYE BYE BIRDIE, 10/24-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Standing Room Only Theatre Company in association with Music Legends Live staged October 24 - November 2, 2014 at the Shedd Theatre, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Shares GYPSY Movie Update: 'We Are Re-Writing Now'Barbra Streisand Shares GYPSY Movie Update: 'We Are Re-Writing Now'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

While participating in a Twitter chat this evening to celebrate her newest album, PARTNERS, hitting #1 on the charts, the star fielded a question about the film from gossip maven Perez Hilton. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Answers 24 of YOUR Questions
Tonight at 9 PM EST on TwitterBarbra Streisand Answers 24 of YOUR Questions Tonight at 9 PM EST on Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Following the news of Barbra Streisand's new album PARTNERS making music history with its No. 1 debut, the legendary singer, actress, director and more will be taking questions from fans tonight on Twitter. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Shares 'Overwhelming Feeling of Joy' at PARTNERS Historic DebutBarbra Streisand Shares 'Overwhelming Feeling of Joy' at PARTNERS Historic Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Following the news of Barbra Streisand's new album PARTNERS making music history with its No. 1 debut, the legendary singer, actress, director and more posted the following note on Facebook thanking her fans, her duet partners and her team. (more...)

Under The Streetlamp to Perform at Capitol Center For The Arts, 11/2Under The Streetlamp to Perform at Capitol Center For The Arts, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Delivering a fresh take on favorite rock 'n' roll, doo-wop, and Motown hits, vocal supergroup 'Under the Streetlamp' makes their Capitol Center for the Arts debut on Sunday, November 2, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Becomes Only Recording Artist with Number One Albums in Six Consecutive DecadesBarbra Streisand Becomes Only Recording Artist with Number One Albums in Six Consecutive Decades
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

It's official - Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' has entered the Billboard 200 chart at number one, making her the only recording artist in history to have anumber one release in six consecutive decades. (more...)

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