Gladys Knight News

Date Of Birth:
May 28, 1944 (70)
Birth Place:
Atlanta, GA, USA
Gender:
Female
SO GOOD FOR THE SOUL: A TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN Opens State Theatre's 88th Season, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Take a trip down “Memory Lane” featuring the songs and sound America grew up with. So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to Motown kicks off the 88th season of the historic State Theatre in Easton with a performance on Saturday, September 20th. (more...)

Legendary Singer Dionne Warwick To Release New Album, 'Feels So Good'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Legendary Grammy Award-winning singer, Dionne Warwick, is set to release a star-studded duets album entitled, 'Feels So Good', on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 through Bright Music Records/Caroline. The 14-track album features an anthology of Warwick classics written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach, with each song reborn as a duet with a refreshing and vibrant twist, as well as four new original duets with some of music's brightest stars. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Shows - MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MOTOWN below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: MotorCity Magic-The Next Best Vegas Lounge Revue You'll See!
by Gil Kaan - Aug 18, 2014

Guiding a group of harmonious singers and a kick-ass band in their re-creation of past Motown hits, producer/director Michael Yorkell has transformed The Laguna Playhouse into a lively Las Vegas lounge. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE MAX FACTOR FACTOR - A Frothy Farcical Mixture of Frivolity Features Some Fine Phenomenal Performances
by Gil Kaan - Aug 10, 2014

The Max Factor Factor boasts precision dancing and gorgeous harmonies amidst well-timed madcap shtick. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lindsay Mendez & Marco Paguia Return to Birdland Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

On Monday, July 28, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented the return of Lindsay Mendez & Marco Paguia. The duo was accompanied by a spectacular group of musicians, including a dazzling horn section. (more...)

Gladys Knight and Kool & the Gang to Play The Hollywood Bowl, 8/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Rhythm and blues legend Gladys Knight and the iconic Kool & the Gang bring soul, funk and fun to the Hollywood Bowl, Friday and Saturday, August 8 and 9, 2014, at 8:00 PM. Each artist will perform a full set of fan favorites and greatest hits culled from their extensive repertoire garnered over decades of continued success. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez and Marco Pagula Perform Tonight at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Tonight, Monday, July 28 at 7 PM, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia will perform at BIrdland. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 28- August 3, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 27, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Under the Covers, The Lady with the Torch, Dare to Dream, A Taylor Swift Love Story, and Freestyle Love Supreme. (more...)

Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at www.TheCenterPresents.org. At 8 a.m. tickets are on sale at the Palladium box office (Third Avenue SW & City Center Drive). At 10 a.m. phone sales begin at 317-843-3800. (more...)

Kevin Mahogany to Headline 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genres. (more...)

Bassist Chip Shearin to Release 'Truth Be Told' Single from HOW I LIVE ALBUM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles based, North Carolina native Chip Shearin may not be a household name, but you've felt his presence and heard his bass playing as the original bass player who played the iconic bass line for Sugar Hill Gangs, 'Rappers Delight!' (more...)

Bassist Chip Shearin Debuts New Single and Forthcoming CD on Innervision Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles based, North Carolina native Chip Shearin may not be a household name but you've felt his presence and heard his bass playing as the original bass player who played the iconic bass line for Sugar Hill Gangs, 'Rappers Delight!', The bass line that American Band Stand's, Dick Clark said ...”you may not know the rap but they're singing the bass line all over the world!”.. Rolling Stone Magazine's #2 best rap song ever! And the first to chart on billboard and triggering a billion dollar industry. All resting neatly on Shearin's iconic bass line! (more...)

Upcoming Birdland Performance Schedule Includes Jazz Masters Quartet, Lindsay Mendez, and more, 7/28 - 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for July 28- August 3. Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts. (more...)

LOVE MOTOWN! Comes to the Southbank Centre, July 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Asia's Nightingale Returns
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 03, 2014

After a four-year hiatus from the recording studio--busying herself in commercially successful and critically acclaimed performances and tours in the United States--Asia's Nightingale Lani Misalucha ventures boldly into her latest project as both artist and first-time executive producer in her first album under Star Records, “The Nightingale Returns,” co-executive produced by Malou Santos and Roxy Liquigan, and over-all produced by Jonathan Manalo. (more...)

BWW Interviews: It's LESLIE UGGAMS Turn as Momma Rose in GYPSY
by Ryan Kilpatrick - Jun 30, 2014

If anyone was destined for a career in the arts, it was Leslie Uggams. With a father who was a singer and a mother who was a dancer, it was appropriate that Leslie would be a professional by the age of six. She attended school with the composer, Marvin Hamlish and the son of Gypsy Rose Lee and Otto Preminger, Erik Lee Preminger. Ms. Uggams has worked with everyone from Ethel Waters to Kermit the frog. Yet, it is her latest venture that proves there are still many barriers to break for African Americans in the industry. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AFTER MIDNIGHT Company Takes Final Bows at Brooks Atkinson Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jun 30, 2014

After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, closed last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after 273 performances. BroadwayWorld was there for the final curtain call and you can check out photo coverage from the big night below! (more...)

Patti LaBelle 'Has Angels Working' to Save AFTER MIDNIGHT Before Early Closing on June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Patti LaBelle, who is currently guest starring in AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway, told ABC News Radio that she has a few connections up her sleeve that she hopes will save the show before its planned closing (and her final performance) on June 29th. And she says she's not beyond begging; the show is worth it to her. (more...)

Fantasia Barrino Comments on AFTER MIDNIGHT Closing: 'It Makes Me Sad'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Fantasia commented on the recent news that the Broadway musical, nominated for seven Tonys and a winner for choreography, would shutter at the end of the month. (more...)

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