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Date Of Birth:
February 15, 1905
Date Of Death:
April 23, 1986 (81)
Birth Place:
Buffalo, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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BWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of CabaretBWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of Cabaret
by Billie Roe - Nov 22, 2014

Every year, despite a litany of warnings they come to the Big Apple with big dreams. Warnings like: “You have to pay your dues.” “It's a tough business, kid.” “How are you going to survive?” There's no such thing as an overnight success, yet still they come to be at “the top of the heap,” as Kander and Ebb so eloquently put it. The four young performers featured here haven't yet vaulted to the top of the cabaret heap, but they've certainly made their marks with excellent shows during 2014, while exhibiting the potential to get there. The spotlight is already shining on Chrysten Peddie, Angela Dirksen, Rembert Block, and Kristoffer Lowe. (more...)

VIOLET's Emma Howard to Star in Surflight Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ This WinterVIOLET's Emma Howard to Star in Surflight Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Follow the yellow brick road to Surflight Theatre for THE WIZARD OF OZ, beginning Friday, November 28 with performances through Sunday, December 21. (more...)

Photo Coverage: T. Oliver Reid Brings DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM to The Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: T. Oliver Reid Brings DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM to The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 10, 2014

Singer and Broadway star T. Oliver Reid leads what he describes as "a club hopping journey through the swanky clubs and low down joints of 1934 Harlem," featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Andy Razaf, and more. In this new show, Reid performs each number with the unmistakable dramatic flair of a musical theater veteran, and he also provides an overview of the clubs, musicians, and social context of the music. (more...)

Corinne Winters to Celebrate Release of CANCION AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17Corinne Winters to Celebrate Release of CANCION AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:00 p.m., New York Festival of Song presents a special NYFOS After Hours celebrating the record release of CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN with Corinne Winters and Steven Blier. The album is released the same day on GPR Records, distributed by Naxos. (more...)

Allstar Blues, Have Gun, Nashville's Rod Picott and More Set for The Palladium Theater This MonthAllstar Blues, Have Gun, Nashville's Rod Picott and More Set for The Palladium Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College (253 Fifth Avenue North) has announced its November 2014 events. Details below! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for November 3-9 Featuring Patti LuPone, T. Oliver Reid, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for November 3-9 Featuring Patti LuPone, T. Oliver Reid, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Nov 2, 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 as picked by our theatre editors, including: Patti LuPone: Far Away Places Part Two, If It Only Even Runs A Minute: 13th Edition, Vanishing Point, Assassins in the Park with George, and T. Oliver Reid. (more...)

Jillian Laurain Brings "A Touch of Class" to the Metropolitan Room, 11/08Jillian Laurain Brings "A Touch of Class" to the Metropolitan Room, 11/08
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2014

Jillian Laurain will be bringing the 'Met' to the 'Met Room' with 'A Touch of Class,' on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7pm. The performance will feature arias you would hear sung at the Metropolitan Opera, for the first time brought to the stages of the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

SHREK Unseats BEAUTY AND THE BEAST as Most-Produced High School Musical in 2013-14SHREK Unseats BEAUTY AND THE BEAST as Most-Produced High School Musical in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

After six consecutive years, Disney's Beauty and the Beast has relinquished its place as the top musical in the annual survey of most-produced titles in United States high school theatres, unseated during the 2013-14 season by another adaptation of an animated anti-hero: Shrek the Musical. Returning to the list, and rounding out the top three, is Godspell, which has seen its popularity rise after a recent Broadway revival and subsequent national tour. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala TonightKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Encores! Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart, New York City Center's annual Gala tonight, October 27, 2014, will feature the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Lorenz Hart, sung by some of Broadway's finest talent, includingKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, and Paulo Szot, and with dance performances by Irina Dvorovenko, Chase Finlay, Jared Grimes, and Lauren Lovette. (more...)

Photo Flash: Terri White, Sam Harris, Damon Kirsche, Hannah DeFlumeri and More in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING OF CY COLEMAN at PacePhoto Flash: Terri White, Sam Harris, Damon Kirsche, Hannah DeFlumeri and More in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING OF CY COLEMAN at Pace
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING OF CY COLEMAN, WITH THE FRED BARTON ORCHESTRA was held at the Michael Schimmel Center at Pace University on Saturday, October 18, 2014. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Kennedy Center to Welcome Faith Prince as Part of 'Barbara Cook's Spotlight' Series on HalloweenKennedy Center to Welcome Faith Prince as Part of 'Barbara Cook's Spotlight' Series on Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents a one night only performance with Tony Award winner Faith Prince on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Terrace Theater. The evening is part of Barbara Cook's Spotlight, which features theater cabaret performances throughout the 2014-2015 season by Broadway artists chosen by Barbara Cook. Faith Prince's performance Have a Little Faith will feature piano accompaniment by music director Alex Rybeck. (more...)

Shelly Burch to Bring INCURABLY ROMANTIC to Metropolitan Room, Begin. 10/30Shelly Burch to Bring INCURABLY ROMANTIC to Metropolitan Room, Begin. 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Shelly will bring Incurably Romantic to the Metropolitan Room for three nights, Thursday, October 30, Friday, October 31 and Thursday, Dec 4, accompanied by the superb David Shenton Trio. (more...)

Jazz Vocalist Marcus Goldhaber's A LOVELY WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING Out TomorrowJazz Vocalist Marcus Goldhaber's A LOVELY WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING Out Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Poised for breakout success, acclaimed NYC jazz vocalist-songwriter MARCUS GOLDHABER takes another considerable step forward with tomorrow's Oct. 14, 2014 release of A LOVELY WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING (Fallen Apple Records/The Orchard) -- the first album with major distribution behind this rapidly rising artist who JazzTimes says 'rivals the jazz instincts of Chet Baker and John Pizzarelli.' The powerful, 12-track collection reintroduces some of Goldhaber's favorite standards alongside five originals, and is 'as pleasant a listening experience as male vocal jazz gets' (Late to Jazz). (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

NYFOS Presents After Hours CD Release Concert for CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17NYFOS Presents After Hours CD Release Concert for CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:00 p.m., New York Festival of Songpresents a special NYFOS After Hours celebrating the record release ofCANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN with Corinne Winters and Steven Blier. The album is released the same day on GPR Records, distributed by Naxos. (more...)

Photo Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey HolderPhoto Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey Holder
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld.com's Walter McBride has culled through his photo archives to present some images of the legend. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderBroadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Awarda -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)

Bibliomotion Launches MOXIE by John BaldoniBibliomotion Launches MOXIE by John Baldoni
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Today Bibliomotion celebrates the launch of MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership by John Baldoni (October 7, 2014). (more...)

Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84. (more...)

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