Harold Arlen News

Date Of Birth:
February 15, 1905
Date Of Death:
April 23, 1986 (81)
Birth Place:
Buffalo, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
BWW Reviews: Classy Singer Sandy Bainum Brings Warmth and Sophistication to the Federal with Tribute to Ira Gershwin
by Don Grigware - Jun 23, 2014

'S Wonderful/Sandy Sings Ira Gershwin/Sandy Bainum at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal/musical director: Lanny Meyers/director: Bruce Kimmel/Sunday June 22 (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: THE SONGS THAT GOT AWAY: THE MUSIC OF HAROLD ARLEN Presents Songs of a Forgotten Man
by Barry Lenny - Jun 23, 2014

Johanna Allen makes another very welcome trip home to Adelaide to present the marvellous music of Harold Arlen, and her many fans were out in force to see her latest cabaret show, (more...)

Maria Friedman, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN!, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when "Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration" makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN!, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when "Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration" makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Tamara Tunie, Vivian Reed & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Chita Rivera Performs at 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Last night, the legendary CHITA RIVERA wowed the packed Marriot Marquis ballroom for the 45th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala. She was greeted with cheers and a standing ovation as she sang a medley from WEST SIDE STORY, which included 'A Boy Like That' and the show-stopping 'America', in a program designed to mix past and future sounds. (more...)

Millbrook Playhouse to Open 2014 Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ, 6/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

We're off to see the Wizard! Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Millbrook Playhouse as they kick off their 2014 season with The Wizard of Oz. The iconic film is celebrating 75 years and Millbrook is joining in on the fun with a new and exciting production presented at the Ryan Main Stage Theatre. (more...)

BWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated Musicals
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 03, 2014

Look, we get it, whether due to budget or geography, you didn't see every show of the Broadway season, but that doesn't mean you can't be fully up-to-date for this Sunday's Tony Awards. To help get you prepared for theatre's biggest night, BroadwayWorld has put together the ultimate Tonys Crash Course. We've outlined all of the shows nominated in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories, and provided you 'study materials' as only BWW can, by mining our one-of-a-kind archives. (more...)

Mary Gatchell to Teach 2014 Leddy Summer Camps and Private Lessons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Mary Gatchell is a singer/songwriter in NYC, a graduate of NYU, who performed with The Rolling Stones as back-up singer in their 50 th Anniversary tour in NYC for three concerts last year. Soon, Mary Gatchell will be coming on from NYC to teach the Sing Out I voice camp at Leddy Center, June 23-June 27, for 6 to 9 year olds, 3:30pm to 5:30pm at Leddy Center's beautiful theater on Ladd's Lane in Epping. (more...)

Leslie Uggams, Kate Shindle, Hinton Battle & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Alice Ripley, Justin Guarini, Marilyn Maye and More Set for 54 Below, June-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

This June, July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Yianni Papadimos, Tony Awards Broadway Trivia Night & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Announces New York Season, Running 6/26-29
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Randy James' all male dance company, 10 Hairy Legs, appears at New York Live Arts June 26-28 at 7:30 pm and June 29 at 2:00 pm. Continuing the company's aggressive repertory expansion that explores the range of the male dancer, the four performances feature two programs with works by Julie Bour, David Dorfman and Dan Froot, Doug Elkins, Tiffany Mills, David Parker, Claire Porter and Randy James. Tickets are $20 for General Seating, $15 for students, seniors, artists, and New York Live Arts Members. (more...)

Stagecrafters Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ Thru June 22
by Anton Anderssen - May 26, 2014

Complete with flying monkeys and witches, colorful munchkins, and a real 'Toto,' The Wizard of Oz will run June 6th through the 22nd at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in downtown Royal Oak. (more...)

Marcus Goldhaber Performs in Fleet Week's COME HOME AMERICA Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The 2014 'Come Home America Tour' kickoff, scheduled for today, May 23, has been sanctioned as an official Fleet Week New York Event with support from the USO. Acclaimed NYC vocalist-songwriter Marcus Goldhaber will be singing for the troops with his 6-piece band in an all-new concert production that celebrates 'The New Greatest Generation' for the Memorial Day Weekend tour launch. Media Week begins Monday (5/19) with a morning guest appearance on The Joe Piscopo Show on AM970 The Answer. (more...)

COME HOME AMERICA Tour, Featuring Marcus Goldhaber, to Honor America's Military During FLEET WEEK NY, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Acclaimed NYC vocalist-songwriter Marcus Goldhaber will be singing for the troops with his 6-piece band in an all-new concert production that celebrates "The New Greatest Generation" with the Memorial Day Weekend launch of the 2014 "Come Home America Tour" during Fleet Week New York. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Raises Her Cabaret Performance Bar To Star Level With 'Shades of Blue' at the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Hanks - May 21, 2014

I never thought that writing a rave review would be more difficult than constructing a less than positive critique, but Carole J. Bufford, damn her, is causing me creative problems. That's because for the third time in three years I'm compelled to praise this attractive powerhouse cabaret singer to the skies (you can find my two previous essays on her unassailable talent here and here) and my author's arsenal contains only so many superlatives. With yet another outstanding performance last Thursday night at the Metropolitan Room, the young woman who was named BroadwayWorld.com's 2013 Cabaret Vocalist of the Year has snatched my mental thesaurus (not to mention my online one) and trampled all over it. She's given me the writer's block blues. (more...)

PROUD AT MARY'S Cabaret Set for Mary's Attic, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

It's Pride month 2014 and The Brown Paper Box Co. is ready to celebrate! Following their successful run of William Finn's A New Brain, The Brown Paper Box Co. has announced their next cabaret series: PROUD AT MARY'S: A June Cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville. Ticketing information for this evening of Pride-based stories and songs can be found at www.brownpaperbox.org. (more...)

Stearns Matthews to Offer Sneak Peek of Album at The Duplex, 6/17 & 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Stearns Matthews is a three-time MAC Award nominee in three different categories (Best Male Debut, 2009; Best Male Vocalist, 2011; Best Musical Comedy Performer, 2013), has appeared twice at the Mabel Mercer Foundation's Annual Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and was the first-ever first runner-up in the Metropolitan Room's MetroStar Talent Challenge in 2008 (more...)

Eaton and Cecil to Perform JAZZ, BLUES & BROADWAY at The Alden, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Two of D.C.'s favorite jazz musicians, pianist John Eaton and bassist Tommy Cecil, will bring a 'cool' and refreshing summer concert, 'Jazz, Blues & Broadway' to The Alden for a single performance on Saturday, June 21, at 8 p.m. The duo will perform a variety of songs, while Eaton will accentuate the music with his trademark witty, astute commentary. Tickets are $27, $18 for McLean district residents. District residents can purchase tickets for $13 prior to May 21. The Alden is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue, inside the McLean Community Center. (more...)

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