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BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: REVIEWING THE SITUATION Tells Lionel Bart's Life StoryBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: REVIEWING THE SITUATION Tells Lionel Bart's Life Story
by Barry Lenny - Jun 25, 2015

Phil Scott is simply marvellous as Lionel Bart. (more...)

JAZZ & COLORS to Return to the Met Museum This MonthJAZZ & COLORS to Return to the Met Museum This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Following an electric evening of jazz performances at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this past January, Jazz & Colors returns with a more focused and intimate experience. Programmed in collaboration with Met Museum Presents, and titled Jazz & Colors: The Full Spectrum Edition, renowned jazz musicians will once again perform in various iconic Met spaces for a dynamic evening of sublime entertainment on Friday, April 24, at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Spencer Theater Sets 2015 Summer SeasonSpencer Theater Sets 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Spencer Theater Summer Season 2015: There's something for everyone in the 18-event line-up, all staged with superior lighting and grand acoustics at the award-winning performance hall in Alto, NM. Pre-performance lobby buffets are offered ($20) before most every show, enabling patrons to easily enjoy a scrumptious hot meal with bar drinks before curtain time. (more...)

LOVE SONGS PLAYAROUND SHAKESPEARE Runs 3/26-27 in Ann ArborLOVE SONGS PLAYAROUND SHAKESPEARE Runs 3/26-27 in Ann Arbor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

LOVE SONGS PLAYAROUND SHAKESPEARE combines the lyrical and romantic songs from a new contemporary musical, LOVE SONGS-A Musical (Music & Lyrics by Steven Cagan, veteran composer/conductor, DREAMGIRLS Musical Director), with some of Shakespeare's most passionate, poetic love scenes, enhanced by modern visual technology and dance. (more...)

Jane Fonda and More Set for L.A. Theatre Works' 40th Anniversary Gala This MonthJane Fonda and More Set for L.A. Theatre Works' 40th Anniversary Gala This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

L.A. Theatre Works celebrates its 40th Anniversary and honors Geoffrey Cowan, President of The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and University Professor at the University of Southern California and the L.A. Theatre Works Company of Artists. (more...)

Bettye LaVette to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 3/4Bettye LaVette to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The two-time Grammy nominee and Rhythm & Blues Pioneer Award winner Bettye LaVette comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Wednesday, March 4 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Perform New Year's Eve Concert, 12/31; Broadcast PlannedDetroit Symphony Orchestra to Perform New Year's Eve Concert, 12/31; Broadcast Planned
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

This New Year's Eve we invite you to usher in 2015 Detroit-style. Whether you've made plans or you're still deciding what to do, join Detroit Public Television (DPTV) and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for the first-ever DPTV-DSO Live from Orchestra Hall gala and concert. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 12, 2014

Today we are heralding the long-awaited Broadway return of international rock icon Sting with a salute to his theatrical work. (more...)

OpenTable Mobile Payments March into WashingtonOpenTable Mobile Payments March into Washington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (PCLN), today announced that Pay with OpenTable is now available in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. (more...)

BWW Guest Blog: The Toronto Symphony on being 'Eclectic in Amsterdam!'BWW Guest Blog: The Toronto Symphony on being 'Eclectic in Amsterdam!'
by Toronto Newsdesk - Aug 26, 2014

Being on tour in the first violin section of the TSO , one might think I would be limited to the notes on a page, but I am also a jazz violinist and bluegrass fiddler and have no musical limits. Today's rare day off for the TSO tour means exploring the city and it's music. I hop in a taxi to meet up with a local friend and her gypsy jazz band with whom I'll play tonight. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OLIVER Doesn't Get Standing 'O' at PorthouseBWW Reviews: OLIVER Doesn't Get Standing 'O' at Porthouse
by Roy Berko - Jul 31, 2014

I had one of my greatest experiences in the theatre when, on June 30, 1960, I attended the opening of 'Oliver!' at the New Theatre in London, England. I was seated 3rd row center! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Consummate Vocalist Jeanne Page Knocks Her CD Preview Show REBOOT Out of the ParkBWW Reviews: Consummate Vocalist Jeanne Page Knocks Her CD Preview Show REBOOT Out of the Park
by Don Grigware - Jul 28, 2014

On Sunday July 27 powerhouse vocalist Jeanne Page made a stylish return to Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal for a marvelous evening of standards done her way, entitled Reboot. This lady has a unique brand of humor that is intoxicating and infuses every song she sings with the true colors they deserve. She is about to release a CD of her work, so Reboot was a preview of the album. Believe me, it's a knockout! (more...)

Starving Artist Studios Presents OLIVER!, Featuring Local Celebs, Now thru 7/20Starving Artist Studios Presents OLIVER!, Featuring Local Celebs, Now thru 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

As part of the Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs' 'What the Dickens' celebration, Starving Artist Studios is getting ready to present Lionel Bart's Oliver! Presented in association with Central Florida Community Arts, who will be providing a full 22-piece orchestra, this production also features a cast of fifty well-known local television personalities, professional actors, stage veterans and an ensemble of children ages 5-18! (more...)

Guitarist Bobby Broom's New Origin CD, Set for 8/19 ReleaseGuitarist Bobby Broom's New Origin CD, Set for 8/19 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

While Bobby Broom's 2012 CD 'Upper West Side Story' ("a spectacular album"-DownBeat) focused exclusively on original material, the guitarist takes a very different track with 'My Shining Hour,' due for August 19 (more...)

Starving Artist Studios Presents OLIVER!, Featuring Local Celebs, 7/11-20Starving Artist Studios Presents OLIVER!, Featuring Local Celebs, 7/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014

As part of the Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs' "What the Dickens" celebration, Starving Artist Studios is getting ready to present Lionel Bart's Oliver! Presented in association with Central Florida Community Arts, who will be providing a full 22-piece orchestra, this production also features a cast of fifty well-known local television personalities, professional actors, stage veterans and an ensemble of children ages 5-18! (more...)

Richard O'Callaghan Joins THE LAST CONFESSION at the AhmansonRichard O'Callaghan Joins THE LAST CONFESSION at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Eminent British actor Richard O'Callaghan will replace Brian Bedford as Pope John Paul I in “The Last Confession,” a gripping new play of intrigue and mystery which begins previews on June 7 and opens in its United States premiere at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on June 11, 2014. Bedford, who was previously announced for the role has withdrawn from the production due to illness. (more...)

Grammy Winning Pianist John McDaniel Talks S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the MOVIESGrammy Winning Pianist John McDaniel Talks S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the MOVIES
by Don Grigware - Mar 24, 2014

On Saturday May 10 S.T.A.G.E. (Southland Theatrical Artists Goodwill Event) will present its annual show at the Saban Theatre on Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills, this year entitled S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the MOVIES, directed by David Galligan with musical direction from the incomparable John McDaniel. Grammy, Tony and Emmy winning composer, musician McDaniel took time out of his busy rehearsal schedule to chat about the evening. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Welcomes Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall TonightCarnegie Hall Welcomes Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Award-winning rhythm and blues singer Bettye LaVette performs songs from her 50 year career, including selections from her latest album, Thankful N' Thoughtful, tonight, March 21 at 10:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall, 3/21Carnegie Hall to Welcome Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Award-winning rhythm and blues singer Bettye LaVette performs songs from her 50 year career, including selections from her latest album, Thankful N' Thoughtful, on Friday, March 21 at 10:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. (more...)

FOLKSONGS, RITUALS AND RITES OF PASSAGE Kicks Off Santa Clara University's Fall 2013 Music SeasonFOLKSONGS, RITUALS AND RITES OF PASSAGE Kicks Off Santa Clara University's Fall 2013 Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

SCU•PRESENTS will feature the Faculty, Staff and Students at Santa Clara University in the Fall 2013 Music Season, which includes FOLKSONGS, RITUALS AND RITES OF PASSAGE, featuring SCU faculty member, Teresa McCollough on the piano with special guest artist, Michael Boyd. SCU•PRESENTS is also proud to announce three new Music Directors and Conductors joining the Department of Music; John Kennedy, Music Director & Conductor, of the Santa Clara University Orchestra, Dr. Douglas Harris, Director of Bands, Santa Clara University Wind Symphony and Jazz Band and Scot Hanna-Weir, Music Director and Conductor, Santa Clara University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. (more...)

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