Johnny Mathis News

Richard Jay-Alexander to Receive LGBT Unity Coalition Award Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Richard Jay-Alexander, known for helming concerts for Broadway superstars Barbra Streisand and Kristin Chenoweth among others, will be honored tomorrow, Wednesday, April 9 with a Legends Honor arts award from Unity Coalition, at the LGBT group's annual Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball, according to the Miami Herald. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Pamela Myers & Ron Raines Set for Signature Theatre's Sondheim Gala Honoring Jonathan Tunick, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

On April 7, 2014, Broadway stars Heidi Blickenstaff, Pamela Myers, and Ron Raines will perform alongside an 18-piece orchestra as Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honors renowned orchestrator and longtime Stephen Sondheim collaborator, Jonathan Tunick. (more...)

Engelbert Humperdinck to Make His Segerstrom Center Debut, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Grammy nominated, Golden Globe 'Entertainer of the Year' and multi-platinum selling artist Engelbert Humperdinck will perform at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for one night only on Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. The charismatic and consummate entertainer will please audiences and "Humperdinckers" alike with music from his vast catalogue, including hits such as "Quando, Quando, Quando," "Release Me," "The Last Waltz," "Spanish Eyes" and many more tender ballads. London Times calls him, "The premier voice of the 20th Century." (more...)

BWW Reviews: AN EVENING WITH JOHNNY MATHIS at NJ PAC - Absolutely 'Wonderful, Wonderful'
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 30, 2014

'An Evening with Johnny Mathis' delighted the audience at New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Prudential Hall on Friday Night. The center's season continues with a wide variety of musical performances to please metropolitan area audiences. (more...)

Photo Coverage: JOHNNY MATHIS Concert at NJPAC
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 29, 2014

Johnny Mathis performed a selection of his choice at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. BroadwayWorld was there for the evening- check below for photos from the performance! (more...)

The Smith Center Adds UNDER THE STREETLAMP, JOHNNY MATHIS, AND 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL - THE ORIGINAL PARODY To Spring/Summer Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The Smith Center is excited to add three additional shows to the spring/early summer season in Reynolds Hall with Under The Streetlamp with special guests Gentleman's Rule and Johnny Mathis in May and 50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody in June. (more...)

Jay Adriel, Austin Colby & More Join Cast of Arena Stage's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Smokey Joe's Cafe-The Songs of Leiber and Stoller transports audiences to the golden age of rock, rhythm and blues this spring at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Director Randy Johnson returns to Arena Stage following the success of A Night with Janis Joplin (which enjoyed two runs at Arena Stage followed by a subsequent run on Broadway) to helm this Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, which originally opened on Broadway in 1995 and became the longest running musical revue, topping 2,000 performances. Bursting with hit tunes including 'Hound Dog,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Love Potion #9' and 'On Broadway,' Smokey Joe's Cafe showcases choreography by Parker Esse (Arena Stage's The Music Man, Oklahoma!) and music direction by Victor Simonson (Center Stage's A Civil War Christmas, Arena Stage's 3 Mo' Divas) and runs April 25-June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Johnny Mathis Plays the Hershey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

'Chances Are' this extraordinary night will be one you will remember for a lifetime! Make it 'A Night to Remember' as Johnny Mathis will take to the stage at Hershey Theatre tonight, March 8 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)

Johnny Mathis to Play State Theatre, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

With multiple Grammy nominations and 73 songs that have hit the Billboard Charts, Johnny Mathis has been a recording star for more than half a century. On Wednesday, March 26th, that star will shine brightly at the State Theatre in Easton. (more...)

George Michael Returns With SYMPHONICA, First Album In Seven Years, Featuring Live Classics And Covers, Arriving March 18th On Island Records
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Global superstar George Michael will release his first album in seven years when SYMPHONICA, arrives in stores March 18th on Island Records in the U.S.  SYMPHONICA is available for pre-order now in a Standard version: http://smarturl.it/isymphonicaSTD and Deluxe version: http://smarturl.it/isymphonicaDLX. The album, produced by the legendary Phil Ramone, and George Michael, was recorded during the wildly successful 2011-12 'Symphonica' tour of the UK and Europe.  The first single released to support the album will be the dramatic ballad 'Let Her Down Easy.' (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces its 2014 - 2015 Season, a year of extraordinary artists in captivating performances that will give audiences one unforgettable experience after another. There will be great dance and Broadway hits, jazz, cabaret and classical music plus many special guests and events throughout the season. Audiences can expect to welcome back many of their favorites and enjoy new artists who will be seen at the Center for the very first time. (more...)

BWW TV: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks Streisand, Chenoweth, Peters & More on Spotlight on the Arts
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2014

We reached out to Associate Producer and Director Mark Demeter to see if we could access the interview, who happily complied! BECON TV's mission is to use broadcast television and the most current technologies to develop and deliver quality multi-media instructional, educational and community programming to enhance student achievement and life-long learning. (more...)

Kara Mikula Stars in CLO Cabaret's JUDGE JACKIE JUSTICE Musical, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO presents the WORLD PREMIERE of the hysterical original musical comedy Judge Jackie Justice, which will run tonight, January 31 through April 27 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Frank Wildhorn to Perform at Marymount Manhattan Gala Celebrating His Work, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

On Monday evening, April 28, 2014, Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) will host the President's Gala, a very special evening honoring Grammy and Tony Award nominated composer, lyricist, and producer Frank Wildhorn. Wildhorn, a multi-Grammy and Tony Award nominated composer/producer has produced work that spans the worlds of popular, theatrical, and classical music. (more...)

Edie Adams Tribute Set for 2/4 at The Cinefamily
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Entertainer Edie Adams will be honored with a career retrospectives of her work in television and film next month in Los Angeles at The Cinefamily on Tuesday February 4. Eclectic entertainer Ann Magnuson will host the event. (more...)

CSO to Present PETER NERO: THE GERSHWIN PROJECT, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Columbus Symphony presents Peter Nero: The Gershwin Project at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Saturday, February 8, at 8pm. Tickets are $25-$68 and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 228-8600 or (800) 745-3000. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the 2014 Festival schedule. Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Noted dance writer Jennifer Dunning has called the Pillow "the dance center of the nation, possibly the world." (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: What Are You Doing New Year's Day?
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 01, 2014

Today we are taking a look at a sensational seasonal showstopper by one of Broadway's best songwriters, Frank Loesser, performed by a line-up of legendary greats sure to start your 2014 off on the right foot - and left! (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Revue to Begin Performances 2/2 at Stage 72
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE, a musical revue based loosely on fact and mostly fiction about the people and performers who took the stage and filled the tables at the majestic Club Harlem 'on Kentucky Avenue' in the north section of Atlantic City from the 1930s until the late 1980s, will make its NYC commercial stage debut at STAGE72/THE TRIAD, 158 West 72nd Street, on Sunday, February 2, with performances at 3pm and 7pm and Monday, February 3 at 7pm in honor of Black History Month. (more...)

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