Henry Mancini News

Date Of Birth:
April 16, 1924
Date Of Death:
June 14, 1994 (70)
Birth Place:
Cleveland, OH, USA
Gender:
Male
Jody Gerson Named Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. (more...)

WQXR to Launch New Summer Series MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN POPS, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Starting on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10pm, WQXR will launch 'Michael Feinstein's American Pops,' a new series of one-hour shows that explores a chapter of twentieth-century music that is popular for seasonal concerts, but not conventionally considered part of the classical cannon. (more...)

LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Legal Voices Raises the Musical Bar with Salute to Hollywood Film Scores
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

This past week, the LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Legal Voices held their 5th Annual Concert Extraordinaire at Disney Hall. The concert was hosted by Bill Handel, Esq., and produced by Executive Director Debra Marisa Greene Kaiser. Under the direction of Gary S. Greene, Esq. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kristin Chenoweth and Lea Michele Perform 'For Good' at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl hosted its 15th Annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert last night, June 21, featuring Hall of Fame inductees Emmy and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth, iconic all-female band The Go-Go's, and the eclectic band Pink Martini. Presenters included Oscar and Emmy winner Helen Hunt, Grammy-nominated singer Natasha Bedingfield, Hollywood icon Barbara Eden, actress/comedienne Carol Burnett, and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, as well as a special guest appearance by Lea Michele. (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...)

Nightlife Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

On Friday, June 20th, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Julie Thomas, Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), and Emily Ferranti (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added on August 22, September 5, and October 24 at 7pm. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Launches Jazz Roots Series Featuring GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, An Evening with Chris Botti & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the highly acclaimed JAZZ ROOTS - A Larry Rosen Jazz Series to play in the Walt Disney Theater for the inaugural 2014-2015 season. The concert and educational Jazz series includes GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, PINK PANTHER 50: Tribute to Henry Mancini, AN EVENING WITH CHRIS BOTTI and A NIGHT IN RIO. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Announces 2014-2015 Season Featuring SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW, NEWSIES & more!
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 13, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has announced additional programming for the inaugural 2014-2015 season. With a wide range of shows that include performances of theater, dance, popular music and family entertainment, the Dr. Phillips Center brings the best of national and international talent to Central Florida, which reflects the vision of Arts For Every Life. (more...)

Pacific Chorale Sets 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts (SCFTA), has announced its 47th season under the banner “A Season of Exploration.” Six concerts are offered in a variety of subscription packages. (more...)

Lea Michele Set to Duet with Kristin Chenoweth at Hollywood Bowl on 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Award-winning actress and singer Lea Michele is confirmed to perform a duet with Kristin Chenoweth when Chenoweth is inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this year's Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, Saturday, June 21, at 8 pm. The two first performed together on the television series "Glee" in 2009, when Chenoweth's recurring character "April Rhodes" and Michele's "Rachel Berry" sang "Maybe This Time" from Cabaret. (more...)

Hal Leonard Releases Vocal Selections for ROCKY, BEAUTIFUL, ALADDIN & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Hal Leonard will release vocal selections for a series of shows from this Broadway season in the coming months, including: Rocky (available now), Beautiful (June 1,2014), A Night with Janis Joplin (June 1, 2014), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (June 6, 2014), Big Fish (July 1, 2014), and Aladdin (August 1, 2014). (more...)

Acclaimed Oboist David Weiss Dies
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

“David Weiss was a man of formidable musical gifts who exuded magisterial charm on stage and off,” said Mr. Reed. “Ever the consummate professional, David reveled in all the details and challenges of great music-making, demonstrating time and again that exceptional performances are borne of an uncompromising commitment to excellence. Also a man of extraordinary warmth, David was unfailingly generous with his time, and took much pride in the development of his students. He will be sorely missed.” (more...)

Alice Ripley, Katie Finneran & More Set for 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Coming up next week at, 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...)

The Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Summer Season - SUMMER NIGHTS @ THE BPO and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The BPO has planned a multifaceted summer that sees the orchestraperforming at the Erie County Fair, Canalside and Old Fort Niagara; traveling to Princeton University; working with the Doctors of the World Orchestra to raise funds for the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital; and bringing rare instruments to Western New York. (more...)

Mark Farris's MY ROMANCE Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - May 21, 2014

A new collection of standards by cabaret performer Mark Farris titled MY ROMANCE is now available. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tamara Tunie Previews LEGENDS FROM THE BURGH at 54 Below
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2014

Join Tamara Tunie as she celebrates the music of the legendary artists that hail from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: the city of Three Rivers. 'Growing up in Pittsburgh, I had an inkling of the many musical talents who were from 'the 'Burgh,' but was thrilled to learn the depth to which those waters ran,' says Ms Tunie. From Lena Horne and Henry Mancini to Phyllis Hyman and George Benson, Tamara will celebrate the variety of composers and singers in two concerts at 54 Below on May 20 and 27. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Songs from SUBMISSIONS ONLY & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 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...)

Liam Forde Plays Stage 72 with Julie Thomas, Emily Ferranti and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Tonight, May 14th and Friday, June 20th, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Julie Thomas, Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), and Emily Ferranti (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. (more...)

Nominees Announced for the 2014 Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

For 20 years, the Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards have been a celebration of outstanding student achievement in high school musical theatre in Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence counties. These awards recognize individual artistry and honor the dedication and professionalism of students and educators and their schools' commitment to performing arts education. The committee is proud to announce this year's nominees, who will be honored at a private reception at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center on May 18. At the Nominees Reception, nominations will be read by Broadway veteran Lenora Nemetz, and nominees will receive a medal and commemorative certificate. The Awards Ceremony will be held at the Center on May 21 and will feature performances by several adjudicated productions. Former honorees will serve as presenters and tribute awards will be given to those who have greatly influenced the Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards. A Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Mr. Phil Inman, and Mrs. Ginny Mancini will be in attendance. (more...)

Liam Forde to Play Stage 72 with Julie Thomas, Emily Ferranti & More, 5/14 & 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

On Wednesday, May 14th and Friday, June 20th, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Julie Thomas, Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), and Emily Ferranti (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

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