George Michael News

'Pickin' On The Biggest Hits of the 1980's Volume 2' Out On CMH Records 2/24'Pickin' On The Biggest Hits of the 1980's Volume 2' Out On CMH Records 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Los Angeles-based CMH RECORDS has announced the release date for a second installment of their PICKIN' ON THE BIGGEST HITS OF THE 1980'S release. (more...)

The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists 2/8-12The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists 2/8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Music lovers in the Valley will have the opportunity to experience the charisma and artistry of three significant artists as the live jazz club hosts Emmet Cohen Trio on Feb 8th, the extraordinary saxophonist Cory Weeds with legendary pianist Harold Mabern on February 11th and the ever-charismatic Francine Reed on Feb 12th.  All performances are expected to sell out. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Tribute Patti LuPone, Michael Bennett and More in 2017THE MEETING* to Tribute Patti LuPone, Michael Bennett and More in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - has announced the themes of the Winter/Spring 2017 season. (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...)

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George MichaelJacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Wednesday, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street). (more...)

VIDEO: James Corden Shares Moving Tribute to George Michael on LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: James Corden Shares Moving Tribute to George Michael on LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

On the first night back from a holiday break, LATE LATE SHOW host James Corden took a minute to remember music icon George Michael and the impact he had on his life (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. From actors, to directors, to international pop stars, join us as BroadwayWorld remembers all the great men we lost in 2016. (more...)

George Michael Tribute Channel, 'Faith,' Launches on SiriusXMGeorge Michael Tribute Channel, 'Faith,' Launches on SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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VIDEO: Elton John Performs Moving Tribute to George Michael in Las VegasVIDEO: Elton John Performs Moving Tribute to George Michael in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Last night, global superstar Elton John performed a moving tribute to artist George Michael, who passed away earlier this month. (more...)

George Michael: A Celebration of a Talent Gone Too SoonGeorge Michael: A Celebration of a Talent Gone Too Soon
by Richard Best - Dec 27, 2016

On December 25th, Christmas Day, George Michael passed away at his Oxfordshire home leaving a stunned and saddened music community. After the news broke, fans turned to social media the man whose unique voice will live on forever in their hearts. He was 53. (more...)


by - Dec 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on 20/20 - ‘George Michael: His Life, His Music’ , airing on ABC on Tuesday, December 27, 2016! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/20/2016 - 12/27/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 12/20/2016 - 12/27/2016
by - Dec 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/20/2016 - 12/27/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: 16 for 2016 - The Best Shows and Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg AreaBWW Review: 16 for 2016 - The Best Shows and Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Area
by Peter Nason - Dec 27, 2016

We surely needed theatre as a tonic for the horrors that defined 2016; here are the best of the best shows in the Bay Area. (more...)

James Corden, Billy Eichner, and More Mourn George MichaelJames Corden, Billy Eichner, and More Mourn George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Pop icon and LGBT activist George Michael passed away over the weekend at the age of 53, and fans and friend have begun to share memories of the beloved singer-songwriter in tribute to his memory and the legacy that he leaves behind. (more...)

Statement from Sony Music Entertainment regarding the passing of George MichaelStatement from Sony Music Entertainment regarding the passing of George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

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Breaking News: British Singer and Ex-Wham Star George Michael Dies at 53Breaking News: British Singer and Ex-Wham Star George Michael Dies at 53
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

According to the BBC, British singer George Michael, most known for his years as part of Wham has died at 53 years old, 'peacefully at home' with no further details available at this time.  (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Rory O'Malley, and More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, Rory O'Malley, and More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Anat Cohen & Howard Alden to Bring Night of Jazz to The Nash This WinterAnat Cohen & Howard Alden to Bring Night of Jazz to The Nash This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Nash brings brilliant clarinetist ANAT COHEN with guitarist HOWARD ALDEN for a special night of jazz, Wednesday January 18 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Protein Dance's MAY CONTAIN FOOD Embarks on Final Leg of UK Tour This AutumnProtein Dance's MAY CONTAIN FOOD Embarks on Final Leg of UK Tour This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

After a UK tour that started at the Lowry before a three week run at The Place in the Spring and has spanned the country, May Contain Food is embarking on the final leg of its tour with a date in Stockton on the 24th November, and two London dates: artsdepot on the 26th, and then finishes at Shoreditch Town Hall on the 6th as part of Spitalfields Music Festival. (more...)

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