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Date Of Birth:
December 12, 1915
Date Of Death:
May 14, 1998 (82)
Birth Place:
Hoboken, NJ, USA
Gender:
Male
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Ben Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksBen Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

First Listen: Football Fans Launch New 2015 NFL Super Bowl Theme Song!First Listen: Football Fans Launch New 2015 NFL Super Bowl Theme Song!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

'That's Football' an original song by James Smythe and Joe Sharino hit YouTube today. The song, which footballs fans hope will find its way into the stadiums from coast to coast, will surely bring some swagger to the NFL. (more...)

Performer, Poet Rod McKuen Dies at 81; Songs Recorded by Streisand, Madonna & MorePerformer, Poet Rod McKuen Dies at 81; Songs Recorded by Streisand, Madonna & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Rod McKuen, the poet and performer whose works became an integral part of the pop culture in the '60s and '70s, passed away on Thursday, January 29th at a rehabilitation center in Beverly Hills. He was 81 years old. (more...)

SINATRA FOREVER Set for War Memorial Auditorium, 2/13SINATRA FOREVER Set for War Memorial Auditorium, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

His is one of the most iconic voices of all time, a voice that can be recognized instantly. Frank Sinatra, 'Old Blue Eyes,' would have turned 100 later this year, and Nashville's storied War Memorial Auditorium is excited to celebrate Sinatra's birthday and Valentine's Day with a one-of-a-kind commemorative experience: Sinatra Forever on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2015 - Broadway Hibernates as Juno Hits the City!WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2015 - Broadway Hibernates as Juno Hits the City!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 27, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IF/THEN goes dark (as planned), just as Juno hits the city! (more...)

Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music GroupHenry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The estate of Henry Mancini has chosen leading independent music publisher Spirit Music Group to administer the prestigious music publishing catalog of Henry Mancini for North America as announced today by David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group. The catalog was previously administered by Universal Music Publishing Group (the company retains admin rights to the catalog outside of North America). (more...)

Sam Smith & Tom Petty Settle Copyright DisputeSam Smith & Tom Petty Settle Copyright Dispute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Sam Smith and Tom Petty have officially settled their copyright dispute, according to Entertainment Weekly. The song in question was Smith's 'Stay With Me' and Petty's 'I Won't Back Down.' (more...)

BWW Review: Winter Park Playhouse's THE RAT PACK LOUNGE Hits All of the Classic Crooner NotesBWW Review: Winter Park Playhouse's THE RAT PACK LOUNGE Hits All of the Classic Crooner Notes
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 26, 2015

Your last name doesn't have to end in a vowel to know that there has ever been a cooler group of people to walk the earth than the Rat Pack. In The Winter Park Playhouse's latest show, THE RAT PACK LOUNGE, Frank, Dean, and Sammy (do they even need last names?) get a second chance to bring their unique brand of cool back to their home away from home, the Vegas Strip. The show runs through February 14th, and while every performance is completely sold out, WPP does occasionally have cancellations, so check with the theatre's box office for available performances. (more...)

Debbie Reynolds Honored with SAG's 51st Life Achievement AwardDebbie Reynolds Honored with SAG's 51st Life Achievement Award
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2015

Tonight, Carrie Fisher presented the 51st SAG Life Achievement Award to her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

New York's treasured radio and TV host Joe Franklin died on Saturday, Jan. 24, from prostate cancer. He was 88. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 2015-16 SeasonHouston Symphony Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada and Executive Director and CEO Mark C. Hanson today announced the Houston Symphony's 102nd Season, comprised of a full slate of classical, POPS, family, community, education and multimedia performances, as well as recordings, collaborations, international partnerships and an expanded global presence. (more...)

BWW Review:  THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT:  THE MGM YEARS Now Playing at the Quality Hill PlayhouseBWW Review: THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: THE MGM YEARS Now Playing at the Quality Hill Playhouse
by Steve Wilson - Jan 24, 2015

That's Entertainment: The MGM Years the current production of the Quality Hill Playhouse continues through February 15 at the theatre in Kansas City, MO. The show highlights the songs from the movie studio MGM, but in the case of Quality Hill MGM stands for Music Glorious Music and that is exactly what the audience receives. (more...)

Guest Blog: Stuart Brayson On FROM HERE TO ETERNITY And His New Musical!Guest Blog: Stuart Brayson On FROM HERE TO ETERNITY And His New Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Stuart Brayson writes for us about the experience of being a first-time West End composer - and his new show King Pit. (more...)

STEVE LIPPIA'S CENTENNIAL SINATRA Set for State Theatre, 2/20STEVE LIPPIA'S CENTENNIAL SINATRA Set for State Theatre, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Steve Lippia is a singer's singer. He has quickly become one of this country's most prominent vocalists and interpreters of Classic pop music. A birthday celebration 100 years in the making comes to the State Theatre with Steve Lippia's Centennial Sinatra on Friday, February 20th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Desert Rose Presents a Moving Production of LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!BWW Reviews: Desert Rose Presents a Moving Production of LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!
by Audrey Liebross - Jan 23, 2015

The Desert Rose Playhouse's production of Terrence McNally's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! is moving and absorbing. This gay heritage production follows eight men who gather at a lake house over holiday weekends in the summer of 1994. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Love is in the air this February as trumpet phenomenon and one of the bestselling jazz instrumental artists in the United States today, Chris Botti, shares his love for romantic melodies at Heinz Hall February 6-8. With a Grammy victory for "Best Pop Instrumental Album" and four #1 albums on Billboard's Jazz Albums listings, Botti joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for this PNC Pops performance under the direction of Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh. (more...)

Alan Menken, David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein Are Writing a MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical!Alan Menken, David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein Are Writing a MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Alan Menken, who just boarded Broadway's HAPPY TRAILS creative team, confirmed to Entertainment Weekly today that he is also collaborating with David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein on a musical adaptation of MRS. DOUBTFIRE. (more...)

Philly POPS to Welcome Tony DeSare for AMERICAN SONGBOOK, THEN AND NOW in MarchPhilly POPS to Welcome Tony DeSare for AMERICAN SONGBOOK, THEN AND NOW in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Whether he's swingin' like Frank Sinatra or sizzlin' like Jerry Lee Lewis, internationally acclaimed singer/pianist Tony DeSare will thrill The Philly POPS audiences in American Songbook, Then and Now on Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15. Conducted by Philly POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski, DeSare will perform the great jazz standards from the classic American Songbook and add new standards that bring a contemporary touch to this collection of music. The concerts will take place in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m.; and on Saturday, March 14, and Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m. (more...)

AARP Magazine Features Exclusive Rare Interview with Legendary Singer-Songwriter Bob DylanAARP Magazine Features Exclusive Rare Interview with Legendary Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

In his first interview in almost three years, legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan spoke with AARP The Magazine in advance of his upcoming album, Shadows in the Night. T (more...)

Norm Lewis and Rebecca Luker to Bring 'SWINGING ON A STAR' to NJPAC This SpringNorm Lewis and Rebecca Luker to Bring 'SWINGING ON A STAR' to NJPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

New Jersey Performance Arts Center (NJPAC) announces the all the magical, timeless hits by Sinatra songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen -- "My Kind of Town," "All the Way," "Call Me Irresponsible" -- performed by Broadway royalty: Tony nominees Norm Lewis (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) and Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins, The Music Man) on Sunday, April 25th at 8PM. (more...)

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