Etta James News

Tickets on Sale for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at A.C.T. This SummerTickets on Sale for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at A.C.T. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Human Be-In, which took place on January 14, 1967 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today that single tickets are now on sale for the upcoming production of the critically acclaimed musical, A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

Drury Lane Announces Complete Casting for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERDrury Lane Announces Complete Casting for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre announces complete casting for disco musical Saturday Night Fever, rewritten for the Drury Lane stage, featuring music and lyrics by The Bee Gees, based on the smash-hit Paramount/RSO Film and the story by Nik Cohn, and adapted for the stage by Robert Stigwood in collaboration with Bill Oaks. This North American version was written by Sean Cercone and David Abbinantiand is helmed by Tony-nominated director and choreographer Dan Knechtges. Saturday Night Fever runs January 19 - March 19, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. A portion of the opening night tickets sales will be donated to ArtReach, a nonprofit providing access to the arts to underserved communities in the Chicago area. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPACWinter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

Brand X and Buffalo Stack & Wise Old Moon Comes to Daryl's HouseBrand X and Buffalo Stack & Wise Old Moon Comes to Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Check out what's happening at Daryl's House! (more...)

Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration & More Coming Up at Daryl's HouseElvis Presley Birthday Celebration & More Coming Up at Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

AT LAST - THE ETTA JAMES STORY, Starring Vika Bull, to Set Out on UK TourAT LAST - THE ETTA JAMES STORY, Starring Vika Bull, to Set Out on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The smash-hit show, At Last - The Etta James Story, is set to tour next spring starring the sensational Vika Bull; marking its UK debut on the 28th March 2017 when it opens at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre. (more...)

Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut This WinterTony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies, of Broadway's A Night with Janis Joplin, makes her soulful concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday, January 6th, 2017. (more...)

Vika Bull and Debra Byrne Celebrate Carole King's 'Tapestry'Vika Bull and Debra Byrne Celebrate Carole King's 'Tapestry'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

On the 45th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time, Carole King's pop masterpiece, Tapestry was celebrated by two of Australia's most loved vocalists in three sold out shows at the Arts Centre, Melbourne in August 2016. Iconic performers Vika Bull and Debra Byrne along with The Brill Band, featuring some of Australia's finest musicians, reimagined the songs of the "most successful and revered female songwriter in pop music history". (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music TheatreCast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Starring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band to Tour Spring 2017AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Starring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band to Tour Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The smash-hit show, At Last - The Etta James Story, is set to tour next spring starring the sensational Vika Bull; marking its UK debut on the 28th March 2017 when it opens at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre. (more...)

Vika Bull and Debra Byrne Celebrate Carol King's 'Tapestry'Vika Bull and Debra Byrne Celebrate Carol King's 'Tapestry'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On the 45th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time, Carole King's pop masterpiece, Tapestry was celebrated by two of Australia's most loved vocalists in three sold out shows at the Arts Centre, Melbourne in August 2016. (more...)

The Burroughs, Mama Magnolia, Other Black to Play Fox Theatre This WinterThe Burroughs, Mama Magnolia, Other Black to Play Fox Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Burroughs, Mama Magnolia and Other Black will perform at the Fox Theatre on January 27th, 2017 at 8:30 pm.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Brandon Hudson Releases New Music Video for 'Up' off of Debut EPSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Brandon Hudson Releases New Music Video for 'Up' off of Debut EP
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2016

'Up' is written and performed by Brandon Hudson. His single debuted in August, and will be the first track on his upcoming EP titled 'Love, B.'. (more...)

A.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLINA.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today the cancellation of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love,originally scheduled to close A.C.T.'s 2016-17 season. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-A.C.T. will now present the critically acclaimed musical, A Night with Janis Joplin.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Dance Gallery Festival Celebrates its 10th AnniversaryBWW Review: The Dance Gallery Festival Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
by Rose Marija - Nov 16, 2016

The Dance Gallery Festival began ten years ago with the vision of Astrid von Ussar, Founder and Artistic Director. Their stated 'mission is to provide everything that choreographers want, need, and dream of in a professional setting: industry standard lighting, publicity packaging, and ample time for tech rehearsals.' Born of necessity, this collective, following von Ussar's vision, recognizes these lacks to be common to most aspiring and working choreographers (those not working with major, funded dance companies). Funding comes primarily from family and friends. This is an extraordinary find in the dance community; and one that begins to fill a void that has existed for far too long. (more...)

Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. Continues to Expand and Grow its OperationsHollywall Entertainment, Inc. Continues to Expand and Grow its Operations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

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LA Songwriter Bob Beland Releases Highly Anticipated New Album 'Left Of Center'LA Songwriter Bob Beland Releases Highly Anticipated New Album 'Left Of Center'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Much to the anticipation of music aficionados worldwide, renowned LA songwriter Bob Beland is releasing his new album “Left Of Center” on his own independent label Wrong Way Works! (more...)

Lineup Announced for 30th Annual Women's Blues RevueLineup Announced for 30th Annual Women's Blues Revue
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

For 30 years the Women's Blues Revue has been bringing blues lovers together for an evening honouring the contributions to the genre of some of Canada's finest musicians. Over the years, the Women's Blues revue has brought artists like Serena Ryder, Molly Johnson, Amanda Marshall, Jackie Richardson, Sass Jordan and more together on the stage to celebrate the past, present and future of blues music in Canada. (more...)

Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd & His Wife to Release TAKE IT ON FAITHGary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd & His Wife to Release TAKE IT ON FAITH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Rossington - Gary Rossington, the legendary founding member and guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd along with his wife, Dale Krantz-Rossington, whom many call The First Lady of Southern Rock, release the heartfelt, soul-grabbing, bluesy new album Take It On Faith, November 4, 2016 on Loud & Proud Records.  (more...)

Billboard Exclusively Streaming Rossington 'Take It On Faith'; Album Out TomorrowBillboard Exclusively Streaming Rossington 'Take It On Faith'; Album Out Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Rossington - Gary Rossington, the legendary founding member and guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd along with Dale Krantz-Rossington (also his wife), whom many call The First Lady of Southern Rock, release an album 10 years in the making with Take It On Faith (more...)

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