Henry Mancini News

Date of Birth: April 16, 1924
Date of Death: June 14, 1994 (70)
Birth Place: Cleveland, OH, USA
Gender: Male
Cincinnati Pops Celebrates John Williams's Birthday With All-Williams First Half of Concert Featuring Jason Alexander, 3/4Cincinnati Pops Celebrates John Williams's Birthday With All-Williams First Half of Concert Featuring Jason Alexander, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Happy Birthday, John Williams! The Cincinnati Pops be celebrating his FIFTIETH Academy Award Nomination March 4-6 with an all-Williams first half as part of An Evening of Comedy & Song with Jason Alexander. For more information, visit: cincinnatipops.org (more...)

Jeff Macauley's MWAH! THE DINAH SHORE SHOW to Play the Metropolitan RoomJeff Macauley's MWAH! THE DINAH SHORE SHOW to Play the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2016

Stephen Hanks' Cabaret Life Productions (with support from Associate Producer Fr Jeffrey Hamblin, MD) presents cabaret performing veteran JEFF MACAULEY for the February 2016 installment of the BroadwayWorld.com Award nominated NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS at the Metropolitan Room on February 13 at 7 pm. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSEJim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Original Force Animation continues to add cast and filmmaking talent to its first animated feature DUCK DUCK GOOSE. Joining the impressive list of vocal talent, actor/writer Jim Gaffigan has been cast in one of the film's leading roles and will voice the rebellious but lovable goose Peng. Legendary director/writer/actor Carl Reiner will voice Larry, a venerable, wise and loyal friend who happens to be a turtle. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan and Carl Reiner Join Original Force Animation's 2017 Family Comedy 'Duck Duck Goose'Jim Gaffigan and Carl Reiner Join Original Force Animation's 2017 Family Comedy 'Duck Duck Goose'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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Jazz at the 'Ville Presents Chris VadalaJazz at the 'Ville Presents Chris Vadala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Office of Visual & Performing Arts, Millersville UniversityThe MU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band will perform with special guest Chris Vadala, one of the country's foremost woodwind artists who has performed with musical legends including Ella Fitzgerald, B. B. King, and Ray Charles, on Friday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Center. (more...)

bergenPAC Adds Two to Board of TrusteesbergenPAC Adds Two to Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

bergenPAC, located at 30 N Van Brunt Street in Englewood NJ announces the appointment of two new Board of Trustees members. At the January 19, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting, Esther Lee and Ludmila Golad joined the Board. (more...)

John Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met RoomJohn Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

After closing out 2015 with a packed house and enjoying an all-too-brief holiday hiatus, John Minnock returns to the Metropolitan Room for a new season of high-energy jazz and blues on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Jeff Macauley To Revive 1998 Award-Winning DINAH SHORE Tribute Show for New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series, 2/13Jeff Macauley To Revive 1998 Award-Winning DINAH SHORE Tribute Show for New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Stephen Hanks' Cabaret Life Productions is proud to present cabaret performing veteran Jeff Macauley for the February 2016 installment of the BroadwayWorld.com Award-nominated NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS at the Metropolitan Room on February 13 at 7 pm. Macauley is bringing back his 1998 Backstage Bistro Award Winner for 'Outstanding Theme Show'--MWAH! THE DINAH SHORE SHOW-- during the month of the legendary singer and TV show host's 100th birthday. (more...)

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Texas Performing Arts presents DIVINE SPARK jazz masters of spiritual music, featuring Dave Douglas & Uri Caine, and The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM at McCullough Theatre. (more...)

BWW Awards: Cast Your Ballots For 2015 New York Cabaret Awards in 14 Categories; Voting Ends 12/31BWW Awards: Cast Your Ballots For 2015 New York Cabaret Awards in 14 Categories; Voting Ends 12/31
by Stephen Hanks - Nov 27, 2015

On Thanksgiving Day, BroadwayWorld announced the nominees in 14 categories for the 2015 BWW New York Cabaret Awards. BroadwayWorld's cabaret editors and reviewers congratulate all the deserving nominees and everyone who performs in the great art of cabaret in New York. But today, as you munch on the leftovers from last night's dinner, it's time to actually vote for that one performer who you think is the absolute best in each category. Voting ends on December 31 and after a review of the ballots, winners will be announced officially early the week of January 4, 2016. (Note: There will not be a BWW Awards Show this year.) (more...)

BWW Announces 2015 New York Cabaret Awards Nominees; KAREN MASON and MARK NADLER Named Year's Best Performers; JEFF HARNAR (4) and MARILYN MAYE (3) LEAD NOMINEESBWW Announces 2015 New York Cabaret Awards Nominees; KAREN MASON and MARK NADLER Named Year's Best Performers; JEFF HARNAR (4) and MARILYN MAYE (3) LEAD NOMINEES
by Stephen Hanks - Nov 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving Day, Cabaret Fans! Here's some breaking news you can discuss and debate in between courses at tonight's dinner: It's the final nominees for the 2015 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards. This year, the cabaret editors and writers at BWW have cited 116 nominees (including duos and variety show/recurring series producers) in 14 categories. In addition, this year six performers or musicians have been cited for special “Editor's Choice Awards,” led by veteran New York cabaret stars Karen Mason and Mark Nadler who have been named “Performers of the Year.” (more...)

John Pizzarelli, Monica Mancini and Cheyenne Jackson to Celebrate Sinatra at VPAC, 12/12John Pizzarelli, Monica Mancini and Cheyenne Jackson to Celebrate Sinatra at VPAC, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Luminary jazz guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader celebrates the centennial of the legendary Frank Sinatra with an exclusive VPAC performance: John Pizzarelli: DEAR MR. SINATRA, A SWINGING CENTENNIAL featuring Monica Mancini and Cheyenne Jackson. Pizzarelli, who has recorded with the likes of Paul McCartney, James Taylor, and Rosemary Clooney, will bring his signature swinging song interpretations of 'Ol' Blue Eyes' to the VPAC Stage on December 12, 2015. (more...)


by Louisa Brady - Nov 8, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras 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: Sally Mayes & Jeff Harnar in 'Double Take'; Andrea Burns at 54 Below; Tamara Tunie: Mash Up!; Matt Doyle & Bonnie Milligan at 54 Below; and Daisy and Jordan: Rejected Bond Girls. (more...)

Award-Winning Vocalist Jeff Macauley to Bring Highly Praised Henry Mancini Songbook Show MR. LUCKY to Don't Tell Mama, 11/21Award-Winning Vocalist Jeff Macauley to Bring Highly Praised Henry Mancini Songbook Show MR. LUCKY to Don't Tell Mama, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

After two years performing his highly praised show, It Was Me, honoring the songbook of famed lyricist Norman Gimbel at New York's Don't Tell Mama, Bistro Award-winning vocalist and BroadwayWorld.com 'Best Male Vocalist' nominee Jeff Macauley presented a new show this past spring at New York's Metropolitan Room. In Mr. Lucky: The Songs of Henry Mancini, Macauley celebrates the music of the iconic composer. Macauley's orchestra for Mr. Lucky is Award-winning Musical Director/pianist and arranger Tex Arnold, with Jon Burr on bass. Now Macauley is bringing Mr. Lucky to Don't Tell Mama on November 21 at 7 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tamara Tunie Brings LEGENDS FROM THE BURGH to Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Tamara Tunie Brings LEGENDS FROM THE BURGH to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 23, 2015

Tamara Tunie  returned to Feinstein's/54 Below with her highly anticipated show which kicks  off her national cabaret tour and Broadwayworld was there last night.  The Pittsburgh daughter will wow audiences with a fresh take on the 'Legends from The Burgh,' where she repeats her sold out performance with additional, new songs celebrating the music of the legendary artists that hail from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the city of Three Rivers. (more...)

Phillipa Soo, Tamara Tunie & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekPhillipa Soo, Tamara Tunie & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/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, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - October 19-26, Featuring Phillipa Soo, Jarrod Spector, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - October 19-26, Featuring Phillipa Soo, Jarrod Spector, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Oct 18, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras 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: Phillipa Soo at 54 Below; The Julie James Show; Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett: This Is Dedicated: Music's Greatest Marriages; Tamara Tunie at 54 Below; and Kerry Butler at 54 Below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Damon Kirsche, Lee Roy Reams, Vivian Reed, Karen Ziemba and More in Fred Barton's 'AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS'Photo Flash: Damon Kirsche, Lee Roy Reams, Vivian Reed, Karen Ziemba and More in Fred Barton's 'AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Last Friday, October 9, noted orchestrator and conductor Fred Barton presented the music of Broadway and the American Songbook to the Schimmel Center at Pace University, in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING OF JOHNNY MERCER. In his seventh concert at Pace, Fred Barton brings the power of Mercer's music and lyrics front and center, with a 14-piece orchestra and a cast of 16 Broadway singers and dancers, with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. The cast was headlined by Damon Kirsche, Tony nominee Lee Roy Reams, two time Tony nominee Vivian Reed, Nick Spangler, Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham, and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba. The cast also featured Jesse Luttrell, Sean McGibbon and Molly Pope. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

HUNGER GAMES Composer James Newton Howard Honored at HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA TonightHUNGER GAMES Composer James Newton Howard Honored at HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Founder and CEO of 'Hollywood in Vienna' Sandra Tomek is excited to welcome distinguished composer James Newton Howard as the guest of honor and recipient of the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award. The annual film music gala 'Hollywood in Vienna,' now in its eighth year, will take place tonight and tomorrow, October 15th and 16th, 2015 at the historic Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna Concert Hall) in Vienna, Austria. (more...)

First Look: DED! Inspired by Dia De Los MuertosFirst Look: DED! Inspired by Dia De Los Muertos
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 12, 2015

An original multimedia play inspired by the Mexican tradition of Dia De Los Muertos (Day of The Dead) is premiering at the Matrix Theatre on October 10. This unique theatrical experience will combine performing arts disciplines such as mime, clowning, live orchestral music, stunts, puppetry and video art.  (more...)

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