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Jackie Wilson News

Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1934
Date Of Death:
January 21, 1984 (49)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender:
Male
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Glynn Turman, Toni Braxton & More to Be Honored at 24TH Annual NAACP Theatre AwardsGlynn Turman, Toni Braxton & More to Be Honored at 24TH Annual NAACP Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

For 23 years the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch has produced a star-studded gala honoring thespians for their astonishing achievement in entertainment and theatre. (more...)

R&B Artist Bobby Brooks Wilson Comes to Sam's Town Live!, 12/5R&B Artist Bobby Brooks Wilson Comes to Sam's Town Live!, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

R&B and soul singer Bobby Brooks Wilson will perform at Sam's Town Live! on Friday, December 5. (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale TomorrowJD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH CHESTER GREGORY Comes to 54 Below This WeekendAN EVENING WITH CHESTER GREGORY Comes to 54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents An Evening with Chester Gregory. (more...)

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICK JAMES Now AvailableTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICK JAMES Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

In his own words, the late hit-making funk rocker reveals all in an honest chronicle of his life of sex, drugs, and masterful music (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/28- DREAMGIRLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/28- DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2014

Today in 1987, the FIRST Broadway revival of Dreamgirls opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 177 performances. Dreamgirls features music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called 'The Dreams', who become music superstars. The musical opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre, and was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006. The 1987 cast featured Lillias White as 'Effie.' (more...)

Roosevelt Dime to Play at the Garage in Colonial Theatre, 6/6Roosevelt Dime to Play at the Garage in Colonial Theatre, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

American roots band, Roosevelt Dime, performs on Friday, June 6 at 8pm at the Garage in the Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Rita Coolidge to Perform at Suncoast Showroom, 6/21-22Rita Coolidge to Perform at Suncoast Showroom, 6/21-22
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge will perform many of her top hits at the Suncoast Showroom June 21 and 22. (more...)

Three Cat Extends HANG YOUR HAT AT MISTER KELLY'S Through 5/24Three Cat Extends HANG YOUR HAT AT MISTER KELLY'S Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Three Cat Productions announces the extension of the world premiere of 'Hang Your Hat at Mister Kelly's' book by Jarrin Davis, original music and arrangements by Gary Gimmestad, original lyrics by Rob Dorn, directed by Artistic Director Jason Paul Smith. The productions opened on April 25, 2014 and will be extended through May 24, 2014. Cast members include Jason Michael Hammond, Nicole Haskins, Todd Neal, Paul Pasulka, Sara Reinecke, and Demetrous White, Jr. Performances are held at the Chicago Park District's Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater by Granville el stop on Red Line). (more...)

Wolf Trap Presents Radio Variety Show A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANIONWolf Trap Presents Radio Variety Show A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

A Prairie Home Companion returns to Wolf Trap with the nation's favorite radio host, Garrison Keillor. (more...)

Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Boulder Theater is proud to present Ms Lauryn Hill to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 9 for $60.00 general admission. (more...)

Ivan Fischer, Kate Davis, Chester Gregory and More Set for Lincoln Center, June 2014Ivan Fischer, Kate Davis, Chester Gregory and More Set for Lincoln Center, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Presents has announced its June 2014 lineup of programs and events, including its Great Performers season, closing out with Ivan Fischer with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, American Songbook artists Kate Davis and Chester Gregory at Target Free Thursdays in the Atrium, plus a Steve James retrospective at JustFilms at Atrium Flix. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Andrew M. Mueller, Adaeze' Kelley and More in Highlights of RENT at Paramount TheatreSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Andrew M. Mueller, Adaeze' Kelley and More in Highlights of RENT at Paramount Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2014

Artistic Director Jim Corti and his team of incredible theater artists close out the company's third Broadway musical series with a daring production of the popular rock musical RENT. Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENTis a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates. Check out highlights of the show below! (more...)

Tickets on Sale 12/7 for A Spring Doo Wop, The Skyliners, The Crystals, Lenny Welch and More at Tarrytown Music HallTickets on Sale 12/7 for A Spring Doo Wop, The Skyliners, The Crystals, Lenny Welch and More at Tarrytown Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Rrazz Entertainment presents A Spring Rockin Doo Wop Spectacular at Tarrytown Music Hall located at 13 Main Street in Tarrytown New York… (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's RENT, Now PlayingPhoto Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's RENT, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Performances continue through April 6, 2014. Press opening is Saturday, March 15 at 8 p.m. The Paramount Theatre is located at 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL. Show times are Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are only $36.90 to $49.90. To purchase, go to ParamountAurora.com, call (630) 896-6666, or visit the Paramount box office Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 2 hours prior to evening performances. Note:RENT is rated R for strong adult language and themes. Not recommended for audiences under 17. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Chester Gregory of SISTER ACT: THE MUSICALBWW Interviews: Chester Gregory of SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL
by Cara Richardson - Mar 13, 2014

Chester Gregory is currently in Nashville with the national tour of Sister Act: The Musical. He plays Sweaty Eddie, one of the lead characters in the show. Chester originated the role of Sweaty Eddie on Broadway, and has joined the touring cast to revisit the role. Despite his busy schedule, Chester took some time from his day to answer a few questions for us here at Broadway World, and to share a little about himself and about Sister Act: The Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Adam Michaels & Adaeze Kelley Featured in Promo Photos for Paramount Theater's RENTPhoto Flash: Adam Michaels & Adaeze Kelley Featured in Promo Photos for Paramount Theater's RENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

It's already been quite a season at the gorgeous Paramount Theater in downtown Aurora, with audiences flocking to see three consecutive hit productions of In the Heights, Miss Saigon and 42nd Street. (more...)

Round Hill Music Signs Ryan Shaw to a Publishing Administration DealRound Hill Music Signs Ryan Shaw to a Publishing Administration Deal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

RHM has signed Grammy nominated artist Ryan Shaw to an exclusive publishing deal. Due to Shaw's signature soulful stylings and Grammy-nominated work, he is an exciting new addition to Round Hill's expansive roster of talented songwriters. (more...)

Chester Gregory Brings THE EVE OF JACKIE to The Cabaret at the Columbia Club TonightChester Gregory Brings THE EVE OF JACKIE to The Cabaret at the Columbia Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Cabaret celebrates Black History Month with Broadway star Chester Gregory in his award-winning show The Eve of Jackie. Gregory reveals the sometimes tragic side of the man who recorded over 50 hit singles from 1957-1975 from 'Lonely Teardrops' to '(Your Love Keeps Liftin' Me) Higher and Higher' and inspired generations of entertainers from Elvis Presley to Al Green to Michael Jackson. (more...)

Andrew M. Mueller, Adaeze' Kelley, Adam Michaels & More to Lead Paramount Theatre's RENT, Begin. 3/12Andrew M. Mueller, Adaeze' Kelley, Adam Michaels & More to Lead Paramount Theatre's RENT, Begin. 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Performances are March 12-April 6, 2014. Press opening is Saturday, March 15 at 8 p.m. The Paramount Theatre is located at 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL. Show times are Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are only $36.90 to $49.90. To purchase, go to ParamountAurora.com, call (630) 896-6666, or visit the Paramount box office Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 2 hours prior to evening performances. Note: RENT is rated R for strong adult language and themes. Not recommended for audiences under 17. (more...)

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