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Joshua Dixon to Bring FLY UP! to The Duplex, Begin. 11/20Joshua Dixon to Bring FLY UP! to The Duplex, Begin. 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Singer/ actor Joshua Dixon follows his acclaimed cabaret debut with a return engagement of FLY UP! at The Duplex on Thursday, November 20th at 7:00PM and Thursday, December 18th at 7:00PM. Using an eclectic mix of songs from Broadway, The Great American Songbook and contemporary music, FLY UP! will give us a glimpse into Joshua's life so far - from his Mormon childhood to his college years to becoming a man in music and theater. Stephen Sondheim, Jimmy Webb, Andrew Lippa, Jerry Herman, Scott Evan Davis, Cole Porter, and Bastille, among others, provide a backdrop to his fascinating, funny and freeing tale of growing up and letting go. (more...)

Frank Shiner to Play Encore Performance at 54 Below, 11/29Frank Shiner to Play Encore Performance at 54 Below, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Singer Frank Shiner returns for an encore performance to 54 Below on Saturday, November 29th at 9:30pm. Earlier this summer, Shiner sold-out the illustrious cabaret. Wrapping up the year in style, 2014 saw Shiner win 3 LA Music Critic Awards including Best CD by a Male Artist with his debut album, The Real Me. (more...)

Usdan Offering New 'Early Bird Discount'Usdan Offering New 'Early Bird Discount'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp that for almost 50 years has introduced the arts to more than 60,000 children, announces "The New Usdan" with many new courses for 2015. The Center begins its 48tth season with new program options that will add breadth to Usdan's renowned offerings, while new calendar options will accommodate more families' summer plans. (more...)

Usdan Center for the Performing Arts to Hold Creative Play AftercareUsdan Center for the Performing Arts to Hold Creative Play Aftercare
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp that for almost 50 years has introduced the arts to more than 60,000 children, announces its new Aftercare Program, to further accommodate the needs of families. Open to all students, the program extends from 3:05 PM to 6 PM on every Usdan day, and parents may pick up their children any time from 3:45 PM on. There is no extra charge for this service. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below in Coming MonthsPatti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

This November and December 54 BELOW presents an exciting 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...)

Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The richly harmonic, deeply melodic music of pianist and composer/arranger Clare Fischer (1928-2012) has proven to be fertile terrain for many jazz and pop artists over the last half-century. (more...)

Jimmy Webb and Jane Monheit to Open Landmark on Main Street's 2014-15 Season, 10/11Jimmy Webb and Jane Monheit to Open Landmark on Main Street's 2014-15 Season, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

What do you get when two brilliant musicians with deep Long Island roots come together to create a new concert co-presented by two beloved Long Island arts institutions? Musical Magic! (more...)

Tickets to Van Halen Tribute, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Judy Collins and More at bergenPAC On Sale 8/1Tickets to Van Halen Tribute, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Judy Collins and More at bergenPAC On Sale 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

New shows go on sale this week at bergenPAC include Completely Unchained: The Van Halen Tribute Tuesday, October 18th, at 8pm, Little Anthony and The Imperials Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 8pm, and Judy Collins Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 8pm --Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday, August 1st at 11AM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Chita Rivera Performs at 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame GalaChita 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...)

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Remembers Music Publisher Frank MilitaryPhoto Coverage: Friars Club Remembers Music Publisher Frank Military
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 10, 2014

Frank Military the legendary music publisher whose imprint was on many of the hit songs over the last 45 years was memorialized by his son at the Friars Club yesterday. It was an emotional afternoon as many of the icons of the music world attended. (more...)

A Debut Album Produced By Steely Dan's Gary Katz, A Top Five Single, A Growing Fanbase And Upcoming Live Shows Pave The Way For The Release Of Frank Shiner's CD The ReaA Debut Album Produced By Steely Dan's Gary Katz, A Top Five Single, A Growing Fanbase And Upcoming Live Shows Pave The Way For The Release Of Frank Shiner's CD The Rea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Frank Shiner is a unique new singer whose vocals evoke a certain sound associated with the old school American Songbook era. But all comparisons end there, as is clearly evident on Shiner's debut album, The Real Me, set for release on Bakerson/Pyramid Records, Universal Music Group on June 24th 2014. To celebrate the release of the CD, Shiner will perform at 54 Below in New York City on June 25 th and at The Winery At St. George in Mohegan Lake, New York on July 8 th. He will also be signing albums and performing songs from the upcoming release at Barnes & Noble in his hometown of Wilkes-Barre, PA on June 27 th. The debut single from the album entitled 'Feels Like Home' is currently Top 5 on the AC Radio Charts. (more...)

Joshua Dixon to Bring FLY UP! to The Duplex, 6/22 & 30Joshua Dixon to Bring FLY UP! to The Duplex, 6/22 & 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Singer/ actor Joshua Dixon follows his acclaimed cabaret debut with a return engagement of FLY UP! at The Duplex on Sunday, June 22nd at 7:00PM and Monday, June 30th at 9:30PM. Using an eclectic mix of songs from Broadway, The Great American Songbook and contemporary music, FLY UP! will give us a glimpse into Joshua's life so far - from his Mormon childhood to his college years to becoming a man in music and theater. Stephen Sondheim, Jimmy Webb, Andrew Lippa, Jerry Herman, Scott Evan Davis, Cole Porter, andBastille, among others, provide a backdrop to his fascinating, funny and freeing tale of growing up and letting go. (more...)

Karrin Allyson, Nick Ziobro with Michael Feinstein & More Set for Birdland, 5/19-25Karrin Allyson, Nick Ziobro with Michael Feinstein & More Set for Birdland, 5/19-25
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 19 - 25, featuring Karrin Allyson, Nick Ziobro with Michael Feinstein, Barbara Carroll, and more! (more...)

Art Garfunkel Adds U.S. Dates, Announces September U.K. TourArt Garfunkel Adds U.S. Dates, Announces September U.K. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

ART GARFUNKEL is back in love with being on stage, and is adding more dates to an already busy summer. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member is touring the U.S. throughout the next few months and has booked a week-long string of September dates in the U.K. The revered singer had taken time off to recover from a vocal ailment before returning to the stage this year. (more...)

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next MonthSteve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcomes Maureen McGovern & Jimmy Webb, Now thru 4/13Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcomes Maureen McGovern & Jimmy Webb, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

A dream cabaret pairing comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts when Grammy® Award-winning artist Jimmy Webb and Grammy and Drama Desk-nominated vocalist Maureen McGovern perform three concerts in their Cabaret Series debuts today, April 11 - 13 in Samueli Theater. This will also be Webb's Center debut, while McGovern appeared at the Center during the 2004 - 2005 Broadway Series as Marmee in the national tour of Little Women. The New York Times proclaims McGovern as 'blessed with a vocal technique second to none' and says that Webb is 'at the top of his game.' (more...)

David Campbell Discusses New John Bucchino Album & FatherhoodDavid Campbell Discusses New John Bucchino Album & Fatherhood
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 6, 2014

Australian mega-star and popular cabaret and concert performer David Campbell discusses his new songwriter-focused solo album as part of a new interview. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 4/06/2014Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Costa Mesa (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony-Winning Superstar Patti LuPone Journeys to the OC with FAR AWAY PLACESBWW Reviews: Tony-Winning Superstar Patti LuPone Journeys to the OC with FAR AWAY PLACES
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 27, 2014

To witness---and, yes, hear---Tony Award-winning legend Patti LuPone on a stage live-belting the bejesus out of a note (well, several notes, really) is just another not-so-subtle reminder for newbies and veterans alike why she's such a one-of-a-kind, ultra-talented star in the first place. She can, pretty much, take any piece of music and make it sound... well, effortlessly incredible. The results? Jaws dropped. Audible 'wows' echoed. Cheers were deafening and plentiful. That prowess was certainly in full-display on the evening of March 22, when LuPone came to Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Concert Hall for a one-night-only performance of her latest high-concept concert entitled FAR AWAY PLACES. (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces Music Headliners for 55th ANNUAL DOLLAR BANK THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL, 6/6-15Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces Music Headliners for 55th ANNUAL DOLLAR BANK THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL, 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces a distinguished list of music headliners to be presented at the 55th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The 10-day celebration of the arts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is unlike any other in the nation. The world-class, multi-disciplinary festival is free to attend and is open to the public. Attracting over 400,000 visitors annually, the Festival begins on the first Friday in June and takes place at the confluence of Pittsburgh's famed three rivers in Point State Park, throughout picturesque Gateway Center, and in the city's world-renowned Cultural District. (more...)

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