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Date of Birth: November 02, 1925 (90)
Birth Place: Grand Junction, CO, USA
Gender: Male
Karma Darwin Releases Debut Album TomorrowKarma Darwin Releases Debut Album Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

MDT Entertainment and Karma Darwin have announced 'Karma Darwin' will be releasing their debut self titled album through all conventional digital distribution methods on Friday, May 20th. This highly unconventional 18 song album was recorded at Dreamland studios in Woodstock, NY. It is the product of local favorites joining forces with some of the industries best. It was produced by superstar drummer Jerry Marotta, recorded and mixed by Matthew Cullen and Mastered by Chris Athens. Album art By Nathaniel Deas.  (more...)

VIDEO: St. Mary's School in Nairobi, Kenya Presents Broadway's AMAZING GRACEVIDEO: St. Mary's School in Nairobi, Kenya Presents Broadway's AMAZING GRACE
by Michael Dale - Apr 28, 2016

The musical about the English slave trader who found salvation and wrote the world's most famous hymn played on Broadway earlier this season. (more...)

8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards Are Announced!8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

ArtsBridge Foundation, the producer of the 8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards, tonight announced the winners of the 2016 awards during a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Award highlights include: Overall Production - Milton High School for Young Frankenstein; Direction - Calhoun High School's Julie Leggett for Oklahoma!; Best Performance by a Leading Actor - Buford High School's Will Davis for his role as Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde in Jekyll & Hyde; and Best Performance by a Leading Actress - Marietta High School's Shelbea Owens for her role as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. Additionally, recipients of five scholarships and one grant were announced. (more...)

Vocal Selections for Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Now AvailableVocal Selections for Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Hal Leonard Corporation has just announced the release of AMAZING GRACE - VOCAL SELECTIONS. (more...)

Utah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer Release New Album DAWN TO DUSTUtah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer Release New Album DAWN TO DUST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

As part of its 75th-anniversary celebrations, the Utah Symphony releases Dawn to Dust, a new recording featuring live performances of orchestral works commissioned from three leading American composers: Augusta Read Thomas, Nico Muhly, and Andrew Norman. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 7-13, Featuring Bianca Marroquin, Laura Osnes, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 7-13, Featuring Bianca Marroquin, Laura Osnes, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 6, 2016

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: Josh Young Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber; New Musicals at 54: Sleepy Hollow by Hunter Foster & Paul Gordon; Bianca Marroquin at 54 Below; Katie Rose Clarke at 54 Below; and The Broadway Princess Party Featuring Laura Osnes. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 22-28, Featuring Josh Young, Will Van Dyke, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 22-28, Featuring Josh Young, Will Van Dyke, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 21, 2016

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: Show Biz After Hours with Frank DiLella and Special Guests; Turn the Beat Around - 54 Below Celebrates Studio 54; Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller in Sin Twisters, Too!; Michael Zahler & Will Van Dyke in Still It's True; and Josh Young Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber.  (more...)

At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

DMI Soundtracks announced today that the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace will be released on February 26; with digital download pre-orders available on February 12. Amazing Grace will be available to purchase on all digital download and streaming services, as well as in-store. The recording was co-produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti and co-produced and arranged by Joseph Church. (more...)

Looking Back and Moving Forward! Shows That Closed in 2015Looking Back and Moving Forward! Shows That Closed in 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2016, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2015. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of  AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Sunday, November 1st  at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. (more...)

AMAZING GRACE Plays Final Performance on Broadway TodayAMAZING GRACE Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2015

Amazing Grace, the new musical playing at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), will play its final performance on Sunday, October 25. On that date, the show will have played 24 preview performances and 114 regular performances. (more...)

AMAZING GRACE Cast Will Reunite in November to Record Cast Album; Hits Shelves in JanuaryAMAZING GRACE Cast Will Reunite in November to Record Cast Album; Hits Shelves in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The producers of Amazing Grace just announced that DMI Soundtracks will record the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace on Monday, November 2nd. The album will be available in January, 2016. The recording will be produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti. The tracklist for the digital album and CD is as follows: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SHARE A Moment Of Grace With AMAZING GRACE's Princess Peyai, Harriet D. FoySTAGE TUBE: SHARE A Moment Of Grace With AMAZING GRACE's Princess Peyai, Harriet D. Foy
by Michael Dale - Oct 22, 2015

AMAZING GRACE is Harriet D. Foy's fourth Broadway production, but the first in which she has created a role.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Tom Hewitt Shares A Moment of GraceSTAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Tom Hewitt Shares A Moment of Grace
by Michael Dale - Oct 20, 2015

'I've never been in a show that moved people quite like this.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Chuck Cooper Shares A Moment of GraceSTAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Chuck Cooper Shares A Moment of Grace
by Michael Dale - Oct 15, 2015

Chuck Cooper became a Broadway star playing a heartless pimp in THE LIFE, but seeing the audience's reaction and the end of AMAZING GRACE often moves him to tears. (more...)

AMAZING GRACE Enters Final Weeks of Broadway PerformancesAMAZING GRACE Enters Final Weeks of Broadway Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Amazing Grace, the new musical playing at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), will play its final performance on Sunday, October 25. On that date, the show will have played 24 preview performances and 114 regular performances. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Elizabeth Ward Land Shares A Moment of GraceSTAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Elizabeth Ward Land Shares A Moment of Grace
by Michael Dale - Oct 10, 2015

'The six year journey of this show has been an honor and a privilege to be a part of.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Laiona Michelle Shares A Moment of GraceSTAGE TUBE: AMAZING GRACE's Laiona Michelle Shares A Moment of Grace
by Michael Dale - Oct 8, 2015

'There's nothing like going to the stage door and meeting all of the other 'Nannas' out there and knowing that I gave a voice to so many people who don't have a voice.' (more...)

Alfresco Achieves Benchmarking Milestone by Processing 1 Billion Documents With Amazon AuroraAlfresco Achieves Benchmarking Milestone by Processing 1 Billion Documents With Amazon Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

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VIDEO: Author/Pastor Dr. David Jeremiah Speaks On Behalf Of AMAZING GRACEVIDEO: Author/Pastor Dr. David Jeremiah Speaks On Behalf Of AMAZING GRACE
by Michael Dale - Oct 2, 2015

'It's the story of all of us...It will change your life.' (more...)

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