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    Date Of Birth:
    November 18, 1909
    Date Of Death:
    June 25, 1976 (66)
    Birth Place:
    Savannah, GA, USA
    Gender: Male
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    Date of Birth: November 18, 1909
    Date of Death: June 25, 1976 (66)
    Birth Place: Savannah, GA, USA
    Gender: Male
    The Colony Hotel's Royal Room Cabaret to Feature Marilyn Maye, John PIzzarelli & More in MarchThe Colony Hotel's Royal Room Cabaret to Feature Marilyn Maye, John PIzzarelli & More in March
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

    The Colony Hotel - which The Palm Beach Post has hailed as "probably the best place for cabaret on the planet" - is bringing even more Manhattan headliners to the hotel's world famous Royal Room next month: (more...)

    Nashville Theater Calendar 2/8/16Nashville Theater Calendar 2/8/16
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 8, 2016

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/07/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/07/2016
    by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/07/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)


    by Nora Dominick - Feb 5, 2016

    'The Songs of Tor and Lisa' is about to hit the Feinstein's/54 Below stage on February 8, 2016, but before that BroadwayWorld sat down with Grammy-nominated songwriter? Tor Hyams and veteran Broadway performer Lisa Rothauser to chat about their upcoming concert.  (more...)

    Pop/Jazz Singer Gabrielle Stravelli Launches Indiegogo Campaign for New AlbumPop/Jazz Singer Gabrielle Stravelli Launches Indiegogo Campaign for New Album
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

    Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - has launched a crowdfunding campaign with Indiegogo to finance her upcoming album to be released later this year. (more...)

    Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena & More to Perform Songs of  Rosser & Sohne at Feinstein's/54 BelowLindsay Mendez, Derek Klena & More to Perform Songs of Rosser & Sohne at Feinstein's/54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

    On Sunday, February 21st at 9:30pm, Jonathan Larson Award and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award winners Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne will be back on the Feinstein's/54 Below stage for the first time in over 2 years. Hear selections from some of their latest projects including Run Away Home, Talk To Me, The Boy Who Danced on Air, and their new slash fiction boy band pilot Truth Slash Fiction.   (more...)

    Nashville Theater Calendar 2/1/16Nashville Theater Calendar 2/1/16
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 1, 2016

    Thus, we are happy to present one of our most popular features: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come (more...)

    SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Begins 2/19 at Terrace Plaza PlayhouseSEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Begins 2/19 at Terrace Plaza Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

    ?The classic musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers dances its way onto our stage opening Feb. 19th! This family friendly show is set to be performed February 19th - April 2nd Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30pm. (more...)

    Lineup Announced for 'Festival of the Emerging Musical' in PhiladelphiaLineup Announced for 'Festival of the Emerging Musical' in Philadelphia
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

    The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the 2016 lineup for Polyphone, a "festival of the emerging musical" on the UArts campus in Philadelphia.  Running March 20-27, the 2016 the Polyphone festival produces staged concerts of new musicals and re-imagined canonical works offering professional composers, librettists and directors an opportunity to develop their work among the rich creative community of the Brind School at UArts.  The festival will program five musicals, including both classical and new works, with three performances each.   (more...)

    Musical Revue BLUES IN THE NIGHT to Run 2/5-20 at Roxy Regional TheatreMusical Revue BLUES IN THE NIGHT to Run 2/5-20 at Roxy Regional Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

    This February, the universal language of the blues will wail out full and strong on the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville.  The scorching Tony-nominated musical revue BLUES IN THE NIGHT opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, February 5, at 8pm.  In keeping with the theatre's traditional pay-what-you-can preview, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5 minimum donation. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/24/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/24/2016
    by BWW - Jan 24, 2016

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/24/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

    Van Wezel to Welcome Michael Feinstein, 2/18Van Wezel to Welcome Michael Feinstein, 2/18
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

    Multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall with his seventeen-piece band to perform Swing Me a Love Song on Thursday, February 18th at 8:00pm. (more...)

    Elizabeth A. Davis to Sing WILD & FREE with Cast of INDIAN JOE Musical at Feinstein's/54 BelowElizabeth A. Davis to Sing WILD & FREE with Cast of INDIAN JOE Musical at Feinstein's/54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

    Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Elizabeth A. Davis in WILD & FREE, Wednesday, January 27th and Thursday, January 28th. (more...)

    Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

    As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Bette Midler will indeed return to Broadway in one of the most cherished shows in musical theater history when she takes on the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances on Broadway on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. Rehearsals begin one year from today. This new production of Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of this classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will have at its helm Jerry Zaks as its director, and will feature choreography by Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle. The new Dolly! will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Below, reacquaint yourself with the creative team, old and new! (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/17/2016
    by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/17/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

    Beth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole PorterBeth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole Porter
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

    AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS - featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra and starring a cast of today's best Broadway performers - will present "An Evening with Cole Porter" at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's Goldstein Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  The cast of outstanding Broadway performers includes Beth Leavel (Tony Award winner for The Drowsy Chaperone), Sean McGibbon, Paula Leggett Chase, Damon Kirsche, Karen Murphy and Jesse Luttrell in addition to the Scott Thompson Dancers. The show is produced, orchestrated, conducted and hosted by Fred Barton with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. (more...)

    Gabrielle Stravelli to Fill in for Jazz Legend Annie Ross at the Metropolitan RoomGabrielle Stravelli to Fill in for Jazz Legend Annie Ross at the Metropolitan Room
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

    Gabrielle Stravelli -- the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice -- will fill in for jazz icon Annie Ross for her longstanding Tuesday night residency for two concerts on January 19 and January 26 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

    Adam Pascal, Brandon Victor Dixon and More Set for THE SONGS OF TOR & LISA at Feinstein's/54 BelowAdam Pascal, Brandon Victor Dixon and More Set for THE SONGS OF TOR & LISA at Feinstein's/54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

    THE SONGS OF TOR & LISA will be performed on February 8, 2016, as part of Feinstein's/54 Below's Songwriters in Concert series. (more...)

    Solo Musical THE LION Coming to A.C.T.Solo Musical THE LION Coming to A.C.T.
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

     After highly praised runs in New York, London, and Edinburgh, the award-winning solo musical The Lion will play a strictly limited engagement at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater (1127 Market St., San Francisco) April 19-May 1, 2016. (more...)

    Florida Rep to Host Salute to Johnny MercerFlorida Rep to Host Salute to Johnny Mercer
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

    Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of Too Marvelous For Words: A Salute to Johnny Mercer in the ArtStage Studio Theatre. 'Accentuate the Positive' with a world-premiere cabaret evening celebrating one of America's favorite songwriters! (more...)

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