Guy Davis News

Date Of Birth:
May 12, 1952 (62)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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Lincoln Center to Live-Stream Pete and Toshi Seeger Memorial Concert, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Lincoln Center announces today that it will live-stream a special all-star line-up Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on Sunday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. ET. (more...)

Terri White Brings TWO SCORE to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Terri White in 'Two Score' tonight, June 22nd at 9:30pm. (more...)

Clearwater Festival to Pay Tribute to Pete & Toshi Seeger, 6/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Great Hudson River Revival (Clearwater Festival) on June 21 and 22 in beautiful Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, NY marks the first event since the passing of its founders, musician and activist Pete Seeger and his wife Toshi Seeger. Clearwater 2014 promises to be a special celebration of the Seeger's and their legacy - hosting many Clearwater friends old and new, many of who will perform special musical tributes during the event. (more...)

Terri White to Bring TWO SCORE to 54 Below, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Terri White in "Two Score" on Sunday, June 22nd at 9:30pm. Returning to New York by popular demand after her sold out, award-winning (Best One-Show Event, Broadwayworld.com) performance at 54 Below last summer, Ms. White returns with an all new show that spans her 40 years in show business. From "Barnum" on Broadway through her New York City Piano days and her triumphant return to both cabaret and Broadway in the recent decade, "Two Score" will promise to bring the best of Terri White. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years. Complete festival details and a chronological listing of events follow. (more...)

Guy Davis to Play Bridge Street Live, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Guy Davis at Bridge Street Live is set for Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $17 GA, $27 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/evinfo.php?eventid=363531. (more...)

6th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Highlighting High School Students Set for 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company have announced the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

FROZEN Wins Best Animated Feature, Music, Voice Acting at the 2014 Annie Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 02, 2014

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, hosted its 41st Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year's best in the field of animation, last night, February 1, 2014. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual Achievements. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Broadway's Terri White Performs at Feinstein's at the Nikko Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome star of cabaret and Broadway, Terri White, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - tonight, February 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. From Blues to Broadway, Terri White has seen it all and lived to tell the tales! Join her as she brings her special brand of charm, humor and powerhouse vocals to the Feinstein's at the Nikko stage for a night of mischief. (more...)

Broadway's Terri White to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome star of cabaret and Broadway, Terri White, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. From Blues to Broadway, Terri White has seen it all and lived to tell the tales! Join her as she brings her special brand of charm, humor and powerhouse vocals to the Feinstein's at the Nikko stage for a night of mischief. (more...)

Paula Cole, Johnny Winter, HAIR and More Set for SOPAC's 2014 Performance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) today announced the ambitious performance schedule for January - May 2014. From Grammy Award- winners such as Paula Cole to guitar legends including Johnny Winter to a night of comedy with Jay Mohr, SOPAC's 2014 season sates every artistic appetite. With a nod to sounds of Americana, SOPAC serves a heaping of national folk treasures in a robust singer/songwriter concert series. As always, SOPAC welcomes its ongoing Juilliard @ SOPAC classical concert series as well as the Jazz in the LOFT and the Blues in the LOFT series. (more...)

Disney's FROZEN Tops 41st Annual Annie Award Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Nominations for the 41st Annie Awards have been announced. Topping the list with 10 nominations each are Disney's Frozen and Monster's University. (more...)

Paula Cole, Johnny Winter, HAIR and More Set for SOPAC's 2014 Performance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) today announced the ambitious performance schedule for January - May 2014. From Grammy Award- winners such as Paula Cole to guitar legends including Johnny Winter to a night of comedy with Jay Mohr, SOPAC's 2014 season sates every artistic appetite. With a nod to sounds of Americana, SOPAC serves a heaping of national folk treasures in a robust singer/songwriter concert series. As always, SOPAC welcomes its ongoing Juilliard @ SOPAC classical concert series as well as the Jazz in the LOFT and the Blues in the LOFT series. (more...)

Civil Rights Leader and Former NAACP CEO added as Producer of movie, The North Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ LuckPig Studios and writer/director Thomas K. Phillips are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. as a Producer of THE NORTH STAR. Dr. Chavis joins with cast members Jeremiah Trotter, Clifton Powell, John Diehl, and Lynn Whitfield in a compelling film that dares to tell the true story of freedom through the eyes of an escaped slave. Set in Virginia in 1848, THE NORTH STAR journeys with runaway slave Big Ben Jones, portrayed by former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter. Big Ben escapes a Virginia plantation for freedom in Buckingham, Pennsylvania. On his way, he receives unexpected help from Quakers, the Underground Railroad and the North Star.THE NORTH STAR, an independent feature film, is based on true events captured from the archives of the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA. This is a historic story, which has never been told through film. The filmmaker/producers have conducted extensive research and have successfully depicted an alluring and truthful story of Big Ben Jones. THE NORTH STAR, expected to premiere in early 2014.About Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jr.: Civil rights leader, author, educator, and global business leader, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. is currently the President of Education, Online Services Corporation; providing online higher education services for Historically Black Colleges/Universities. Additionally, Dr. Chavis serves as President/Co-Founder with business mogul Russell Simmons, of the Hip Hop Summit Action Network. Dr. Chavis has also served as President/CEO for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Diamond Empowerment Fund. Dr. Chavis has extensive notoriety as a leader for change; he actively expresses this in his lectures, columns, businesses and blogs.Cast Members for THE NORTH STAR: Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter, Clifton Powell (Ray, Rush Hour, Friday After Next), John Diehl (Pearl Harbor, Jurassic Park III, Stargate), Lynn Whitfield (HBO's Josephine Baker Story), April Woodall (Broadway actress/vocalist), Keith David (Crash, The Thing, ATL), blues musician Guy Davis (son of Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee), Christopher Mann (The Bourne Legacy, Blue Bloods, Duplicity) and Thomas C. Bartley, Jr. The film has been scored by a father and son collaboration of jazz legend Ramsey Lewis and acclaimed producer and musician Frayne Lewis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the August Wilson Monologue Competition
by Jessica Gordon - May 08, 2013

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) have announced that Thembisile Gxuluwe from West Mifflin Area High School near Pittsburgh has won first place at the 5th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition held on Monday, May 6th at at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Pablo Lopez from Los Angeles was the runner-up, and an honorable mention went to Branndin Phillips-Laramorefrom Chicago. The event, which was free and open to the public, featured high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

Winners Announced for 5th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2013

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) have announced that Thembisile Gxuluwe from West Mifflin Area High School near Pittsburgh has won first place at the 5th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition held on Monday, May 6th at at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Pablo Lopez from Los Angeles was the runner-up, and an honorable mention went to Branndin Phillips-Laramorefrom Chicago. The event, which was free and open to the public, featured high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

The 5TH ANNUAL NATIONAL AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION Will Take Place 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) have announced the 5th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition on Monday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

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