Garrison Keillor News

Salisbury Symphony Fundraising Production Announced-  A BURY HOME COMPANIONSalisbury Symphony Fundraising Production Announced- A BURY HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Following the sell-out success of last year's "Ed Sullivan Show", today the Salisbury Symphony announces its 2017 fundraising production "A 'Bury Home Companion", which will take place on Saturday August 26th at 8.00pm at the Meroney Theatre.   (more...)

GARRINSON KEILLOR: JUST PASSING THROUGH to Stop at PPAC This FallGARRINSON KEILLOR: JUST PASSING THROUGH to Stop at PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

GARRISON KEILLOR returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), with his solo show "Just Passing Through," on Friday, November 17 at 8PM. (more...)

VIETNAM Documentary & More Among PBS's Fall 2017 ScheduleVIETNAM Documentary & More Among PBS's Fall 2017 Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup, as well as the January 2018 broadcast of TONY BENNETT: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE, a PBS music special taping this fall to honor the singer, this year's recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

Garrison Keillor Is 'Just Passing Through' Worcester This NovemberGarrison Keillor Is 'Just Passing Through' Worcester This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

One of America's greatest storytellers, Garrison Keillor comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Garrison Keillor: Just Passing Through are now on sale to members of The Hanover Theatre and go on sale to the general public Tuesday, July 18 at 10 a.m. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Massenet's MANON Opening 11/4San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Massenet's MANON Opening 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for Jules Massenet's Manon, opening November 4 and running for six performances through November 22, 2017. (more...)

The Wailin' Jennys to Perform at Boulder Theater This NovemberThe Wailin' Jennys to Perform at Boulder Theater This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Wailin' Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. They will be performing at Boulder Theater on Sunday, November 19, 2017. (more...)

Broadway's Next Generation to Take the Stage in Town Hall's BROADWAY RISING STARS ConcertBroadway's Next Generation to Take the Stage in Town Hall's BROADWAY RISING STARS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Town Hall's Broadway Rising Stars, the concert event that launched the careers of stars who were in the opening night casts of Hamilton, Waitress, Beautiful, The Color Purple and more is back for its 11th annual edition at The Town Hall on Monday, July 10th at 8PM. (more...)

SONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 TheatersSONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome 59E59 favorites Peter & Will Anderson with SONGBOOK SUMMIT, featuring the music of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers. (more...)

Garrison Keillor's A PRAIRIE HOME 'LOVE & COMEDY' Tour to Stop in LouisvilleGarrison Keillor's A PRAIRIE HOME 'LOVE & COMEDY' Tour to Stop in Louisville
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home "Love & Comedy" Tour with Fred Newman, Rich Dworsky & The Road Hounds, and Aoife O' Donovan is coming to the Iroquois Amphitheater (1080 Amphitheater Road) on Tuesday, September 7, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

On Sale Now: Houston Symphony 2017-18 Fall ConcertsOn Sale Now: Houston Symphony 2017-18 Fall Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today that tickets for the 2017-18 season's Fall concerts are now on sale to the general public at houstonsymphony.org or by calling 713-224-7575. (more...)

CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN Returns This Summer!CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN Returns This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The 15th annual outdoor series features 11 great acts - eight on the Great Lawn at the Atlanta garden and three at the Ivester Amphitheater at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The YearPhoto Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The Year
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde)  two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter  and more took part in for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night. (more...)

WOMEN IN SONG Series Returns to The Plaza Live for 25th Anniversary of Orlando PhilharmonicWOMEN IN SONG Series Returns to The Plaza Live for 25th Anniversary of Orlando Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Women in Song Series is returning to The Plaza Live for the 25th Anniversary Season of the Orlando Philharmonic with three female singer-songwriters and guests performing on the harp, banjo, and piano along with members of the orchestra. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Alex Brightman, Erin Davie and More to Highlight Musicals of the Last Decade in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town HallAlice Ripley, Alex Brightman, Erin Davie and More to Highlight Musicals of the Last Decade in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Tony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz & Christiane Noll & More Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town HallTony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz & Christiane Noll & More Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Tony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) & Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and two-time Nightlife Award-Winner Scott Coulter and more to be announced are set to appear at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. (more...)

June Line-Up at Blue Note Hawaii AnnouncedJune Line-Up at Blue Note Hawaii Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

June is swinging at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicking off with the Squirrel Nut Zippers, George Kuo, Henry Kapono, Keller Williams, Livingston Taylor, Capleton & The Prophecy Band and multi GRAMMY Award-winners Manhattan Transfer, back by popular demand. (more...)

Humorist David Sedaris Returns to Cleveland, 10/27Humorist David Sedaris Returns to Cleveland, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

America & NPR's pre-eminent humorist, DAVID SEDARIS, is the literary world's rock star! He's admittedly self-absorbed and neurotic, prefers to refer to himself as a "lucky typist" rather than a "writer," but the validity in Sedaris' success is in how others describe him: "this century's answer to Mark Twain," "Garrison Keillor's evil twin," "comic literature's answer to The Rolling Stones," and New York Magazine calls Sedaris "the most brilliantly witty New Yorker since Dorothy Parker."  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Josh Young, Christina Bianco & More Celebrate BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1997-2006Photo Coverage: Josh Young, Christina Bianco & More Celebrate BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1997-2006
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Tony Award nominee Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Drama Desk Award nominees Christina Bianco and Farah Alvin, Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Maxine Linehan, Jeremy Benton and the Broadway by the Year Chorus appeared at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, May 22, for 'The Broadway Musicals of 1997-2007,' which highlighted the music of Stephen Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown, Adam Guettel, Elton John & Tim Rice, Stephen Sondheim, Frank Wildhorn and more. BroadwayWorld has photos from the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage with Christina Bianco, Stephanie D'Abruzzo,  Josh Young and More at BROADWAY BY THE YEARPhoto Coverage: Backstage with Christina Bianco, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Josh Young and More at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Tony Award nominees Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Drama Desk Award nominees Christina Bianco and Farah Alvin, Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Maxine Linehan, Jeremy Benton and the Broadway by the Year Chorus appeared at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, May 22, for 'The Broadway Musicals of 1997-2007,' which highlighted the music of Stephen Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown, Adam Guettel, Elton John & Tim Rice, Stephen Sondheim, Frank Wildhorn and more. BroadwayWorld has photos from backstage below! (more...)

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