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Date Of Birth:
December 12, 1915
Date Of Death:
May 14, 1998 (82)
Birth Place:
Hoboken, NJ, USA
Gender:
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Photo Coverage: Dominic Chianese Performs at Italian Night at The Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Dominic Chianese Performs at Italian Night at The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 26, 2015

The show started off with a bang as Steven Maglio was "requested" by Dominic Chianese to introduce the evening. Dominic Chianese, the multi talented actor who is best known for his role as "Junior" in The Sopranos, can also sing (not as in FBI). There were a lot of "family" present for this yearly event at the Friars Club. Good food and good entertainment by fellow Friars were the specials of the day as General Manager Michael Caputo and Food & Beverage Director Giuseppe Tarillo expertly guided the evening. Even Chazz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale) luckily gave a thumbs up! (more...)

Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the final production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the Los Angeles Premiere of WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN A Musical Play by Joseph Vass, directed by David Ellenstein, Musical Director Kevin Toney, Musical Arranger Joseph Vass. WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN will preview on Wednesday, April 15; Thursday, April 16; and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BoDeans, Doktor Kaboom and More Set for Music by the Lake's 2015 LineupMichael Feinstein, BoDeans, Doktor Kaboom and More Set for Music by the Lake's 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Outdoor summer entertainment venue Music by the Lake, presented by George Williams College of Aurora University, announces its 15th annual season presenting six artist debuts and a range of musical genres and shows, including American classics, jazz, contemporary rock, comedy for families, pop and classic rock. The season, which includes weekend events from June 27 through August 8, features performances for all generations to enjoy. (more...)

Trumpeter Chris Botti Comes to Play Van Wezel, 4/17Trumpeter Chris Botti Comes to Play Van Wezel, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, trumpeter Chris Botti comes to the Van Wezel on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8pm. (more...)

ULTIMATE SINATRA: 100 SONGS CELEBRATING A 100 YEARS Box Set Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/21ULTIMATE SINATRA: 100 SONGS CELEBRATING A 100 YEARS Box Set Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/21
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 24, 2015

Ol' Blue Eyes is celebrating a big birthday! (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: The Lord & The Master - Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Dual BirthdaysFLASH SPECIAL: The Lord & The Master - Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Dual Birthdays
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 22, 2015

Today we shine a special spotlight on today's annual birthday twofer with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves, The Lord & The Master aka Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Ray Quinn Joins Cast of THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND TourRay Quinn Joins Cast of THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

International theatre producer David King has announced that the singer-songwriter, actor and winner of hit TV shows Dancing on Ice, Dancing on Ice - All Stars, and Get Your Act Together, Ray Quinn, will be joining the UK Tour of JUDY - THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND. Ray was runner up in The X- Factor in 2006, with his debut album going straight to number one in the UK charts, and has starred in many West End musicals including Legally Blonde and Dirty Dancing. (more...)

Danny Aiello & The Bronx Wanderers to Play State Theatre, 4/18Danny Aiello & The Bronx Wanderers to Play State Theatre, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

It's a double bill of Bronx power-houses! Legendary actor and critically acclaimed singer Danny Aiello comes to the State Theatre with special guests The Bronx Wanderers returning with him. The Bronx takes over Easton on Saturday, April 18th. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary SINATRA: ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL, 4/5HBO to Debut Documentary SINATRA: ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL, 4/5
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

?The HBO Entertainment documentary SINATRA: ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL will debut SUNDAY, APRIL 5 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) and MONDAY, APRIL 6 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

Broadway's Kevin Earley to Perform at Sterling's Upstairs, 3/30Broadway's Kevin Earley to Perform at Sterling's Upstairs, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Broadway's Kevin Earley will perform his Solo Cabaret "On the Record" at Sterling's Upstairs on March 30, 2015. Kevin's Broadway credits include Les Miserables,Throughly Modern Millie, A Tale of Two Cities and the tittle role in Roundabout Theater's Death Takes a Holiday. (more...)

Paul Anka to Perform Concert with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 4/9Paul Anka to Perform Concert with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—March 18, 2015—Bursting onto the music scene at age 15 with his hit song “Diana,” Paul Anka took his teenage stardom and turned it into a seven-decade career, penning over 500 songs for the great singers of the day and remaining a consummate entertainer for years to come. Backed by the lush sounds of a full orchestra, Anka brings his talents to Pacific Symphony Pops for a high-energy concert filled with songs that have transcended generations. These include such hits as “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” “You Are My Destiny,” “Puppy Love,” “Lonely Boy” and the illustrious “My Way,” which became Frank Sinatra's signature song, and is the title of Anka's autobiography. The ultimate showman, Anka has achieved unprecedented success on the stage, screen and television. His songs have been performed more than 90 million times, and he's released more than 120 albums. His talent for songwriting has been delivered through the voices of Sammy Davis Jr., Buddy Holly, Michael Bublé, Celine Dion, Tom Jones, and even Michael Jackson through the posthumous release of “This Is It” in 2009. (more...)

The 5th Dimension's LaMonte McLemore Releases 'FROM HOBO FLATS' MemoirThe 5th Dimension's LaMonte McLemore Releases 'FROM HOBO FLATS' Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Enraptured after attending Broadway's then toast of the town, The 5th Dimension put together 'Aquarius' from HAIR with 'Let the Sunshine In' and the rest was chart-topping history. Spending six straight weeks at number one in the spring of '69, the medley became an ultimate, uplifting anthem for a generation. The story behind this mega hit is told in LaMonte McLemore's heartwarming new memoir 'From Hobo Flats to The 5th Dimension,' available now on Amazon. (more...)

Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Backed by the lush sounds of a full orchestra, Anka brings his talents to Pacific Symphony Pops for a high-energy concert filled with songs that have transcended generations. These include such hits as "Put Your Head on My Shoulder," "You Are My Destiny," "Puppy Love," "Lonely Boy" and the illustrious "My Way," which became Frank Sinatra's signature song, and is the title of Anka's autobiography. (more...)

Charles Strouse to Make UK Cabaret Debut at The Pheasantry, March 22-24Charles Strouse to Make UK Cabaret Debut at The Pheasantry, March 22-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Charles Strouse (Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, It's A Bird … It's A Plane … It's Superman) will be performing his own songs for three nights at the Pheasantry, Sunday 22nd to Tuesday 24th March 2015. This will be his first ever cabaret performance in the UK, and Bonnie Langford will appear as a special guest all three nights. (more...)

InDepth InterView UpDate: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Discuss BOMBSHELL/SMASH Reunion Concert, Plus CHARLIE On Broadway & MoreInDepth InterView UpDate: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Discuss BOMBSHELL/SMASH Reunion Concert, Plus CHARLIE On Broadway & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 18, 2015

One of the most popular stories of the year so far, the unexpected announcement of a special one night only charity concert performance of a fan favorite musical-within-the-series from NBC's musical series SMASH, BOMBSHELL, to benefit the Actors Fund, is already a huge hit here on BroadwayWorld, and, now we bring you an exclusive chat with two elemental figures in the creation of the project, songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, all about the hotly anticipated evening. As part of our conversation, Shaiman and Wittman offer up a slew of new details on what plans are currently in place for the unprecedented SMASH reunion as well as shares first reactions to the wildly successful Kickstarter campaign that has already racked up more the $230,000 in donations in only a few short days, having begun with a goal of $50,000 when the event was first announced last week. Additionally, Shaiman and Wittman parse the finer points of the BOMBSHELL score and outline what fans can expect from the songstack on the evening as well as preliminary staging and presentational plans and also what the momentum engendered by BOMBSHELL could lead to in the future, near and far. Plus, Shaiman and Wittman comment on the recent rousing performance of SMASH standout 'I Can't Let Go' performed by Jennifer Hudson on the 2015 Academy Awards. All of that and much, much more! (more...)

Dave Stahl Big Band to Return to EPAC Next MonthDave Stahl Big Band to Return to EPAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

EPAC is proud to once again present the Dave Stahl Big Band on April 9th, at 7:30 at EPAC's Sharadin Bigler Theater! Dave Stahl draws some of the finest musicians in the world for these concert events, and this concert will be sure to satisfy any big band enthusiast. (more...)

THE THREEPENNY OPERA to Play the Villanova Theatre, 4/14-26THE THREEPENNY OPERA to Play the Villanova Theatre, 4/14-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Villanova Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, with book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht, music by Kurt Weill, directed by Valerie Joyce, and on stage April 14-26, 2015. Villanova's reimagined production will feature actors playing instruments, a striking industrial aesthetic, and a timely message. (more...)

Steven Maglio to Perform at The Cutting Room, 4/7Steven Maglio to Perform at The Cutting Room, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Highly acclaimed New York Vocalist Steven Maglio will be performing on Tuesday evening, April 7th, 2015, at 7:30pm, at the elegant and eclectic music venue, The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for the New York Pops with Sutton Foster!Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for the New York Pops with Sutton Foster!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 13, 2015

Maybe there is a ticket floating around somewhere, but tonight's New York Pops concert has again sold out. Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster is making her solo debut at Carnegie Hall with The Pops. Maestro Reineke has put together a exciting program which also features Joshua Henry and Megan McGinnis. From what I heard at the rehearsal, the Carnegie audience is going to be glad they got a ticket to this one. (more...)

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