Henry Mancini News

Date Of Birth:
April 16, 1924
Date Of Death:
June 14, 1994 (70)
Birth Place:
Cleveland, OH, USA
Gender:
Male
BWW Reviews: Audiences Love ARTHUR DUNCAN at the Monroe Forum Theatre of the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Sep 15, 2014

What a joy-filled experience to see tap legend Arthur Duncan live onstage in his one man show One More Time! at the El Portal when he performed five shows September 12 - 14 in the Monroe Forum Theatre! Duncan was the first African American performer to do a regular TV gig - for 18 years in fact - on The Lawrence Welk Show. His legendary tapping has been seen all over the world from Australia to Egypt to Yugoslavia and on various TV shows such as Diagnosis Murder dancing with Dick Van Dyke and on the big screen in Tap with Sammy Davis Jr. and Gregory Hines. (more...)

Spectacle Management Presents TOMÁSEEN FOLEY'S A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Spectacle Management is proud to present Tomaseen Foley's 'A Celtic Christmas,' on Sunday, December 7 at 2pm at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Spend an evening with native Irish storyteller Tomaseen Foley and some of the most gifted Celtic musicians and dancers performing today as they share songs, stories and dance from Ireland's rich cultural heritage. Tickets are $69-$35 and go on sale Friday, September 12 at 10am by calling 866-722-8881 or at www.lowellauditorium.com. (more...)

Henry Mancini's Timeless Film Music Celebrated In The Classic Soundtrack Collection Available November 18th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the release of Henry Mancini's The Classic SoundtrackCollection (http://smarturl.it/HM_TCSC_amzn) on Tuesday, November 18 th. In a career that spanned nearly half a century, Henry Mancini (1924-1994) became synonymous with catchy, jazzy, romantic music for film and television soundtracks. The Classic Soundtrack Collection, showcases all of Mancini's soundtrack albums for the RCA, Epic and Columbia labels, including several of his most iconic and beloved scores. (more...)

Henry Mancini's Timeless Film Music Celebrated In The Classic Soundtrack Collection Available November 18th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the release of Henry Mancini's The Classic SoundtrackCollection (http://smarturl.it/HM_TCSC_amzn) on Tuesday, November 18 th. In a career that spanned nearly half a century, Henry Mancini (1924-1994) became synonymous with catchy, jazzy, romantic music for film and television soundtracks. The Classic Soundtrack Collection, showcases all of Mancini's soundtrack albums for the RCA, Epic and Columbia labels, including several of his most iconic and beloved scores. (more...)

Nightlife Winner Liam Forde to Play Stage 72, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

On Friday, September 5th at 9pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. The remaining added performance will be October 24th at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

Lincoln Center to Present THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy in Concert, April 2015
by Movies News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

For the first time in North America, the complete film trilogy The Lord of the Rings will be presented live, in concert, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, New York, April 8-12, 2015. Beneath a giant screen, the Academy Award-winning scores by Howard Shore will be performed by 250 musicians, on stage, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists, in two trilogies, Wednesday-Friday, April 8-10, and Saturday-Sunday, April 11-12. The production is created by CAMI Music, and follows acclaimed concert presentations of the first two films of The Lord of the Rings trilogy at Radio City Music Hall (2009 and 2010). (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Nightlife Award Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Tonight, August 22nd at 7pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added September 5th at 9pm and October 24th at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

Anastasia Barzee and Tony Sheldon to Star in VICTOR/VICTORIA at TUTS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents the disguise surprise musical comedy production of Victor/Victoria September 16 - 28 at The Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. (more...)

Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? THE SOUNDTRACK OF AN ERA, 8/22-9/28
by Carol Kassie - Aug 12, 2014

When Broward Stage Door Theatre's artistic director Derelle Bunn mentioned to director Michael Leeds and choreographer Kevin Black that she had an open time slot for a show, and asked them if they'd be interested in 'doing something', they jumped at the chance. "Kevin and I have wanted to work together for a while, and this was a terrific opportunity," says Leeds. "And then, of course, the question became - what should we do?!" (more...)

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...)

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