Gregory Hines News

Date of Birth: February 14, 1946
Date of Death: August 09, 2003 (57)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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...)

Tap Soul Star JL Williams to Join RIVERDANCE National Tour This OctoberTap Soul Star JL Williams to Join RIVERDANCE National Tour This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 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...)

American Repertory Ballet Sets 'Season Premiere' Performances & More at Rider UniversityAmerican Repertory Ballet Sets 'Season Premiere' Performances & More at Rider University
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

American Repertory Ballet's performance season will open at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ with a week of events, presentations, and performances celebrating 5 years of Artistic Director Douglas Martin's artistic leadership. (more...)

Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO to Play San Francisco Fringe, 9/12-25Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO to Play San Francisco Fringe, 9/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 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...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces 2015-16 SeasonAmerican Repertory Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 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 on 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...)

Breaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONGBreaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Next spring, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry will star in SHUFFLE ALONG Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a striking new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. (more...)

Tommy Tune Helps Chicago Human Rhythm Project Celebrate 25th AnniversaryTommy Tune Helps Chicago Human Rhythm Project Celebrate 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

 The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), celebrating 25 years of creating community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, welcomed 10-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune at its 25th Anniversary Jubalee Gala. This special evening, hosted by WGN's Dean Richards, took place July 30 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago. Attended by 270 people, the event raised $212,000 from a combination of ticket sales, silent and live auction proceeds, table sponsorships and individual and corporate contributions. (more...)

BWW Dance TV Interviews: Tony WaagBWW Dance TV Interviews: Tony Waag
by Barnett Serchuk - Jul 13, 2015

Tony Waag (Producer/Artistic/Executive Director/Teacher) founded the American Tap Dance Foundation (formerly known as the American Tap Dance Orchestra) in 1986, along with Brenda Bufalino and the late Charles 'Honi' Coles. From 1989-1995, he co-created and operated, with Ms. Bufalino, Woodpeckers Tap Dance Center which became a model for numerous tap organizations and tap studios worldwide creating, producing, and presenting various educational programs for adults and children year-round, as well as annual winter tap intensives with master classes, courses and workshops taught by leading International artists and master tap dancers. (more...)

FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, 9/12-25FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, 9/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 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, September 12, 13, 19 & 25, 2015 at Exit Theatre - Stage Left. (more...)

ARB's Princeton Ballet School's Summer Intensive Program Begins This WeekARB's Princeton Ballet School's Summer Intensive Program Begins This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

On Monday, June 29, ballet students from around the world started their first day of training at Princeton Ballet School, the official school of NJ's premiere professional ballet company American Repertory Ballet, at the school's studios in the Princeton Shopping Center. This is Princeton Ballet School's 33rd year of offering their Summer Intensive course, making it one of the oldest programs in the United States. (more...)

Review Roundup: KINKY BOOTS in TorontoReview Roundup: KINKY BOOTS in Toronto
by Review Roundups - Jun 29, 2015

Everybody say, YEAH! The Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS officially opened on June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, after playing previews since June 16. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces NUTCRACKER IN JULY Discounts, Social Media ContestAmerican Repertory Ballet Announces NUTCRACKER IN JULY Discounts, Social Media Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

July 1 through July 31, American Repertory Ballet will be celebrating 'Nutcracker in July,' offering discounted tickets for Nutcracker performances at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway and McCarter Theatre in Princeton. Additionally, ARB is celebrating the July kick-off of ticket sales for this holiday classic with community partners in downtown Princeton, who will be involved in ARB's social media contest. The contest winner will receive 4 complimentary tickets to Nutcracker at McCarter Theatre. (more...)

Tommy Tune Set for Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 25th Anniversary Jubalee, 7/30Tommy Tune Set for Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 25th Anniversary Jubalee, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), celebrating a quarter century of creating community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts through innovative performance, education and outreach programs, welcomes 10-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune at its 25th Anniversary Jubalee Gala. This special evening, hosted by WGN's Dean Richards, takes place July 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago. (more...)

National Tap Dance Day to be Celebrated in Hudson River Park, 5/24National Tap Dance Day to be Celebrated in Hudson River Park, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The American Tap Dance Foundation's TAP ATTACK, an outdoor celebration in honor of National Tap Dance Day, will take place on Sunday, May 24 at Hudson River Park, Pier 45, NYC. Over 100 tappers - young and old, student and professional - will be dancing together in riffs and open jams marking the 26th anniversary of this yearly celebration of tap dance as an American art form and national treasure. (more...)

Wendie Malick & Gary Cole to Lead World Premiere of CLOSURE at NJ Rep This SummerWendie Malick & Gary Cole to Lead World Premiere of CLOSURE at NJ Rep This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has announced the World Premiere of Closure by Richard Dresser for a limited engagement from June 25 through July 19, 2015.  (more...)

Princeton Ballet School to Host 2nd Annual Fashion Show, 6/12Princeton Ballet School to Host 2nd Annual Fashion Show, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On Friday, June 12, 2015 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, NJ, Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will host its second annual fashion show: 'Turn Out for Fashion.' All proceeds of this event will support the Princeton Ballet School Scholarship Fund. Before the Fashion Show, on May 2, American Repertory Ballet will participate in Lord & Taylor's 'Charity Day: Shop Smart Do Good,' supporting Women's Health in our community. (more...)

LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA Extends at The Royal George TheatreLOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA Extends at The Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The Chicago stage premiere of Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford's LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA has been extended by popular demand through Sunday, May 17 at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. Hackford, best known for his films An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds, The Devil's Advocate,. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host 'Dancing Your Way into College,' an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony WaagBWW Interviews: Tony Waag
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 15, 2015

A conversation with Tony Waag, Executive/Artistic Director of the American Tap Dance Foundation, in anticipation of their upcoming 'Rhythm in Motion' contemporary tap dance showcase in New York City, April 22 through April 26. 'Rhythm in Motion' presents forward thinking, groundbreaking tap dance choreography, 'shaking tap dance to its core.' Last year's 'Rhythm in Motion' included tap dance with video, computers, sound manipulating machines and electronically rigged platforms. (more...)

Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover Team for New Musical 'SHUFFLE ALONG'; Coming to Broadway Next Spring!Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover Team for New Musical 'SHUFFLE ALONG'; Coming to Broadway Next Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Next spring, Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, George C. Wolfe, and Savion Glover will team up to collaborate on SHUFFLE ALONG, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a musical about the events that led to the creation of the groundbreaking Eubie Blake-Noble Sissle musical Shuffle Along. Starring Audra McDonald as the 1920's star Lottie Gee, directed by George C. Wolfe -- with a book written by Wolfe -- and choreographed by Savion Glover, the musical marks the first time that the writer/director and choreographer will have worked together since their 1996 hit Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk. Previews will begin Monday, March 14, 2016. Opening night is Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

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