Gregory Hines News

 

Gregory Hines News

Date of Birth: February 14, 1946
Date of Death: August 09, 2003 (57)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
INTRODUCING NEW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TAP DANCE ARCHIVE Set for 2/12INTRODUCING NEW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TAP DANCE ARCHIVE Set for 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

A reception in celebration of TAP DANCE IN AMERICA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY CHRONOLOGY OF TAP PERFORMANCE ON STAGE, FILM, AND MEDIA, a new Library of Congress interactive archive by tap dance historian CONSTANCE VALIS HILL, will take place on Friday, Feb. 12, 7:30pm, at the American Tap Dance Foundation, where Ms. Hill serves as Director of Preservation. The reception, at the Foundation's American Tap Dance Center, 154 Christopher St., NYC, will kick off a weekend of discussions, films, master classes, jams and concert performance in honor of the publication of this milestone collection. (more...)

Tap Dance Archive to be Published by Library of CongressTap Dance Archive to be Published by Library of Congress
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

A reception in celebration of TAP DANCE IN AMERICA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY CHRONOLOGY OF TAP PERFORMANCE ON STAGE, FILM, AND MEDIA, a new Library of Congress interactive archive by tap dance historian CONSTANCE VALIS HILL, will take place on Friday, February 12, 7:30pm, at the American Tap Dance Foundation, where Ms. Hill serves as Director of Preservation. The reception, at the Foundation's American Tap Dance Center, 154 Christopher St., NYC, will kick off a weekend of discussions, films, master classes, jams and concert performance in honor of the publication of this milestone collection. (more...)

Savion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic AdvisersSavion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic Advisers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three extraordinary voices and game-changing innovators as Artistic Advisers award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover (pictured, left), America's preeminent jazz bassist, Christian McBride, and nationally acclaimed poet Patricia Smith.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Maurice Hines Is Tappin' Thru HistoryBWW Interview: Maurice Hines Is Tappin' Thru History
by Naomi Serviss - Jan 13, 2016

Hines has created a charismatic confection that incorporates vintage photos, bittersweet memories, enthusiastic tap dancing and a mega-talented all-female band. (more...)

BWW Review: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Shimmers With Warmth And EleganceBWW Review: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Shimmers With Warmth And Elegance
by Michael Dale - Jan 12, 2016

A stylish supper club style tribute to his brother, Gregory Hines, and their mother. (more...)

Averre, Meurer & Saltzman Team on New NASCAR Musical; Workshop Set for This Month in AustinAverre, Meurer & Saltzman Team on New NASCAR Musical; Workshop Set for This Month in Austin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance will hold a free workshop performance of HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA in the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre on January 15th-16th at 7:30pm. A new musical with music by Berton Averre (The Knack), lyrics by Rob Meurer ('Sailing') & book by Mark Saltzman (The Tin Pan Alley Rag, The Adventures of Milo and Otis). (more...)

Savion Glover & Jack DeJohnette to Bring Evening of Music, Rhythm to Kingsbury HallSavion Glover & Jack DeJohnette to Bring Evening of Music, Rhythm to Kingsbury Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

UtahPresents brings two legendary performers to the University of Utah campus, in the final performance of the series in 2015.  A tour de force of percussion and rhythm, this once in a lifetime session brings together tap dance legend Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette, the foremost jazz drummer of our time. Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette will perform at Kingsbury Hall on Monday, December 14 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $19-$45, with a $5 ticket for U of U students and a $10 ticket for non-U students and youth 18 and under, and are available at 801-581-7100 or utahpresents.org. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces NUTCRACKER Performances at Union County PACAmerican Repertory Ballet Announces NUTCRACKER Performances at Union County PAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will open its annual Nutcracker season at Union County Performing Arts Center's main stage in Rahway on Saturday, November 21 at 2 p.m., with the company's first-ever "Sensory Friendly" performances on Sunday, November 22 at 2 p.m. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome Savion Glover, 12/12bergenPAC to Welcome Savion Glover, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Savion Glover's Dance Holiday SPeCTaCULaR Part of the Wilmington Trust Cultural Arts Series - Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8PM. Purchase tickets to see the sounds of the Tap Master at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host 'A Day with the Ballet' ClassesAmerican Repertory Ballet to Host 'A Day with the Ballet' Classes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, NJ's top professional dance company, is teaming up with Middletown Arts Center to offer 'A Day with the Ballet' on Saturday, October 24, 2015. (more...)

Tap Soul Star JL Williams Joins RIVERDANCE National Tour TonightTap Soul Star JL Williams Joins RIVERDANCE National Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

As previously announced, JL Williams will star in Tap Soul Productions New York City song and tap dance revue "Show Me the TAP… Show Me the SOUL!" November 27th thru November 29th at Hudson Guild Theatre. Williams just signed on and will make an earlier stage appearance joining the ongoing 20th Anniversary tour of Riverdance. (more...)

Paige Davis & John Cariani to Lead Barrington Stage's DANCING LESSONS NYC ReadingPaige Davis & John Cariani to Lead Barrington Stage's DANCING LESSONS NYC Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA,  will present a NYC staged reading of Dancing Lessons, the new romantic comedy by playwright and BSC Associate Artist Mark St. Germain on October 5. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE at Delaware Theatre CompanyBWW Reviews: MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE at Delaware Theatre Company
by Mark Brainard - Sep 29, 2015

The Delaware Theatre Company's 37th season is off to a tremendous start with the infectious and memorable MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE (more...)

Emmy Winner Jimmy Smits to be Honored at Moving Families Forward GalaEmmy Winner Jimmy Smits to be Honored at Moving Families Forward Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Lois Braverman, President & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family, announced today that actor Jimmy Smits will be honored with the Ackerman Leadership Award at the Moving Families Forward annual gala which will take place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel at 301 Park Avenue on Monday, October 26th in New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Davon Rainey in CINDERELLA by Company XIVBWW Interview: Davon Rainey in CINDERELLA by Company XIV
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 25, 2015

The World Premiere of 'Cinderella' by Company XIV will be at Minetta Lane in New York City through November 15th. The show is conceived, directed and choreographed by Austin McCormick. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Davon Rainey who will play the role of the Evil Stepmother. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Launches 2015-16 Season with Open Rehearsal and MoreAmerican Repertory Ballet Launches 2015-16 Season with Open Rehearsal and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey - in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, South Orange, and Trenton - and at the Joyce Theater in New York City from September 2015 through April 2016. The performance season will open tonight, September 24, at Rider University Bart Luedeke Center with an open rehearsal and State of the Art Address, celebrating 5 years of Artistic Director Douglas Martin's artistic leadership. (more...)

Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO Begins at San Francisco Fringe TonightLynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO Begins at San Francisco Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem and directed by Peter Michael Marin, will play four performances only as part of the San Francisco Fringe Festival next month. (more...)

FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, Now thru 9/25FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, Now thru 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - will have it's West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco Fringe Festival for a limited engagement, tonight, September 12, 13, 19 & 25, 2015 at Exit Theatre - Stage Left. (more...)

MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE to Open Delaware Theatre Company's 37th SeasonMAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE to Open Delaware Theatre Company's 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Delaware Theatre Company, under the artistic leadership of Bud Martin, excitedly welcomes dance legend Maurice Hines to Wilmington with his new musical MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE. Audiences will be wowed by this infectious performer, who brings his life and treasured moments to the stage through heartwarming montages and performances.  Directed by two-time Tony Award-winning director Jeff Calhoun and featuring a new generation of tap dancing extraordinaires, The Manzari Brothers, and music by the all-female big band Diva Jazz Orchestra, TAPPIN' THRU LIFE will dance its way onto Delaware Theatre Company's stage for a three week run from September 16-October 4, 2015.  (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Releases Schedule of September 2015 EventsAmerican Repertory Ballet Releases Schedule of September 2015 Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

MIDDLESEX and MERCER COUNTIES, NJ - This September, American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School will be participating in community events throughout Central Jersey: Cranbury Day in Cranbury, Septemberfest in Hamilton, the Hub City Sounds Festival in New Brunswick, and Highland Park's Arts in the Park.  (more...)

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