Gregory Hines News

Date Of Birth:
February 14, 1946
Date Of Death:
August 09, 2003 (57)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
The Pasadena Playhouse Presents Amy G in ENTERSHAMEMENT and Joe Orrach in IN MY CORNER, 5/15-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents two one-person unusual shows in repertory - Amy G inEntershamement and Joe Orrach in In My Corner - to reopen the newly re-designed Carrie Hamilton Theatre. With these shows, that perform May 15 to May 31 [press opening Friday, May 16], The Playhouse is relighting the refurbished Carrie Hamilton Theatre, which has been changed from a proscenium theatre to a black box, and can be configured to accommodate many different kinds of productions. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse to Present Two Solo Shows to Re-Open The Carrie Hamilton: Joe Orrach and Amy G, 5/15-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents two one-person unusual shows in repertory - Amy G in Entershamement and Joe Orrach in In My Corner - to reopen the newly re-designed Carrie Hamilton Theatre. With these shows, that perform May 15 to May 31 [press opening Friday, May 16], The Playhouse is relighting the refurbished Carrie Hamilton Theatre, which has been changed from a proscenium theatre to a black box, and can be configured to accommodate many different kinds of productions. (more...)

Alliance Theatre Presents MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Life-long performer and Tony nominee Maurice Hines (Uptown…It's Hot!; Sophisticated Ladies) narrates his glamorous career through tap as he inspires love and appreciation of this amazing art form. With song and dance, Hines pays tribute to his brother, Gregory Hines, his family, and the singers who have inspired him, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne. A charming storyteller, Hines will turn the expanse of the Alliance Stage into a place of intimate story-telling and dance moves that will make you realize you are in the presence of a song-and-dance legend. A once-in-a-lifetime stage experience you will remember for years. MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a co-production with Arena Stage and Cleveland Play House. For tickets, visit www.alliancetheatre.org/tappin or call 404.733.5000. (more...)

The Alliance Theatre Presents MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE, 4/2-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Life-long performer and Tony nominee Maurice Hines (Uptown…It's Hot!; Sophisticated Ladies) narrates his glamorous career through tap as he inspires love and appreciation of this amazing art form. With song and dance, Hines pays tribute to his brother, Gregory Hines, his family, and the singers who have inspired him, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne. A charming storyteller, Hines will turn the expanse of the Alliance Stage into a place of intimate story-telling and dance moves that will make you realize you are in the presence of a song-and-dance legend. A once-in-a-lifetime stage experience you will remember for years. MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a co-production with Arena Stage and Cleveland Play House. For tickets, visit www.alliancetheatre.org/tappin or call 404.733.5000. (more...)

Savion Glover to Bring STEPZ to Gallo Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, 'possibly the best tap dancer that ever lived' according to tap legend Gregory Hines, will appear at the Gallo Center for the Arts for the first time today, March 15 with his show 'STePz.' (more...)

Savion Glover Brings STEPZ to Harris Center, Now thru 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Under the direction of Savion Glover, STePz is yet another exuberant celebration of tap dance to sound and sound to dance. Mr. Glover returns to Harris Center for the Arts in this, his latest dance production. Mr. Glover and his ensemble of dancers (TLHS) take tap dance to new heights and levels while fusing traditional music selections of the past with his self-proclaimed tap style and energy of the future. (more...)

Former BILLY ELLIOT Star Tommy Batchelor Joins Cast of Short North Stage's THE WHO'S TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Tommy Batchelor, who starred in the Tony Award-winning musical Billy Elliot on Broadway and in the First National Tour will join the cast of Short North Stage's upcoming production of The Who's Tommy as a featured dancer. The musical is the inspirational story, based on the classic 1969 rock album by The Who, about a deaf, dumb and blind boy who becomes a celebrated pinball wizard. This rock opera is a perfect fit for the energetic and spontaneously creative young man, whose explosive style mirrors the driving rhythms and passion of The Who's music. (more...)

Savion Glover to Bring STEPZ to Gallo Center, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, 'possibly the best tap dancer that ever lived' according to tap legend Gregory Hines, will appear at the Gallo Center for the Arts for the first time on Saturday, March 15 with his show 'STePz.' (more...)

Savion Glover to Bring STEPZ to Memorial Auditorium, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Tap dance prodigy, actor and choreographer SAVION GLOVER taps his way across stage in his engaging new work, STePz, a Bay Area Premiere. STePz, Mr. Glover's celebration of tap, displays the infinite versatility and virtuosity of Savion Glover's genius as a tap master. Mr. Glover and his ensemble of dancers take tap dance to new heights and levels while fusing traditional music selections of the past ((Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Shostakovich) with his self-proclaimed tap style and energy of the future. Glover's 'strength doesn't stop at his feet...It pumps through his body, lanky and tightly wound, radiating out like an electrical force.' - The New York Times SAVION GLOVER performs on Friday, March 14 at 8 pm at the Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, 10 Avenue of the Flags at Civic Center Drive in San Rafael, CA 94903. Tickets are $45, $35, $25, Premium seats $60, Students 20 and under $20, Bargain seats (rows 25-34) $20; and can be ordered through the Marin Center Box Office at 415-473-6800 or visit www.marincenter.org (more...)

Savion Glover to Bring STEPZ to Harris Center, 3/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Under the direction of Savion Glover, STePz is yet another exuberant celebration of tap dance to sound and sound to dance. Mr. Glover returns to Harris Center for the Arts in this, his latest dance production. Mr. Glover and his ensemble of dancers (TLHS) take tap dance to new heights and levels while fusing traditional music selections of the past with his self-proclaimed tap style and energy of the future. (more...)

Linda Purl & Lee Lessack Bring FROM MANHATTAN TO PARIS to Harris Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Broadway/TV star Linda Purl and the award winning Lee Lessack return to Harris Center in a cabaret show that spans the Atlantic, bridging romance from two of the world's most cosmopolitan cities- New York and Paris. (more...)

Carol Douglas to Make Off-Broadway Debut in MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

This Saturday, My Big Gay Italian Wedding will welcome another disco icon to officiate the wedding of 'Anthony' and 'Andrew.' Carol who has been performing for four decades in concert halls across the world, is super excited and nervous to be gracing the stage for the first time in her career. Her performance Saturday Night will be followed up with a live performance where she will be singing two of her biggest hits, 'Doctors Orders' and 'Midnight Love Affair.' (more...)

Linda Purl & Lee Lessack to Bring FROM MANHATTAN TO PARIS to Harris Center, 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Broadway/TV star Linda Purl and the award winning Lee Lessack return to Harris Center in a cabaret show that spans the Atlantic, bridging romance from two of the world's most cosmopolitan cities- New York and Paris. (more...)

FirstWorks Welcomes Savion Glover Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

FirstWorks presents Broadway tap phenomenon Savion Glover in his newest exuberant celebration of dance - 'STePz'. Glover and his ensemble take tap dance to new heights with great versatility - fusing traditional music selections of the past with Glover's self-proclaimed tap style and energy of the future. FirstWorks brings tap master Savion Glover to The Vets in Providence, RI tonight, January 31, 7:30pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, TONY'S, David Mamet Among Directors Guild of America 2014 Nominees; Ceremony Set for Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Among the Directors Guild of America's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials for the year 2013 are NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! and last year's TONY Awards. The winners will be announced at the 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner tonight, January 25, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

FirstWorks to Welcome Savion Glover, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

FirstWorks presents Broadway tap phenomenon Savion Glover in his newest exuberant celebration of dance – “STePz”. Glover and his ensemble take tap dance to new heights with great versatility – fusing traditional music selections of the past with Glover's self-proclaimed tap style and energy of the future. FirstWorks brings tap master Savion Glover to The Vets in Providence, RI on January 31, 7:30pm. Tickets start at $28 at first-works.org or call 401-421-ARTS (2787). (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, TONY'S Among Directors Guild of America 2014 Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the DGA's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials for the year 2013. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Introduce THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN Screening at UPCA on 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

On January 12, United Palace of Cultural Arts will kick off its series of classic New York movies- 'Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda,' which will return once a month through June. Lin-Manuel will introduce the 1984 film with a special Muppet-licious presentation followed by a raffle afterwards. (more...)

Billy Drummond, 'Harlem in the Himalayas' and More Set for The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has announced its January 2014 schedule. Details below! (more...)

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