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Josephine Baker News

Date of Birth: June 03, 1906
Date of Death: April 12, 1975 (68)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Female
THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, Adds Two Shows at Paper Mill Before Tour LaunchTHE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, Adds Two Shows at Paper Mill Before Tour Launch
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., has announced the addition of two Friday matinee performances due to the show's popularity among ticket buyers. (more...)

Vivian Reed Hits the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE TonightVivian Reed Hits the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year tonight, November 10, at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Vivian Reed to Hit the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE; Compilation Out Next MonthVivian Reed to Hit the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE; Compilation Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year on Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox and Judson Mills, in San JoseTickets on Sale for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox and Judson Mills, in San Jose
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) from April 25 - 30, 2017. (more...)

Judson Mills to Join Deborah Cox in THE BODYGUARD Tour, Launching at Paper Mill This FallJudson Mills to Join Deborah Cox in THE BODYGUARD Tour, Launching at Paper Mill This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the Warner Bros. film written by Lawrence Kasdan, with book by Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), directed by Thea Sharrock (Equus) and with choreography by Karen Bruce (Strictly Come Dancing). (more...)

Black Ensemble Theater Announces 2017 Season: A THEATRE SEASON OF DANCEBlack Ensemble Theater Announces 2017 Season: A THEATRE SEASON OF DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the 2017 Season: A Theater Season of Dance. All productions will spotlight African American dance and artists in different times in history including The Nicholas Brothers, Josephine Baker, The Harlem Renaissance, and Sammy Davis Jr., as well as an historical look at Hip Hop. Performances will be held at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago. (more...)

Legendary Los Angeles Dance Icon Carmen de Lavallade  to Celebrate 85th Birthday with AS I REMEMBER ITLegendary Los Angeles Dance Icon Carmen de Lavallade to Celebrate 85th Birthday with AS I REMEMBER IT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

For almost seven decades, Carmen de Lavallade has led an unparalleled career in dance, theater, film and television that began in her hometown of Los Angeles.  Now, Ms. de Lavallade returns to celebrate her 85th birthday onstage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with As I Remember It, an intimate portrait of the legendary artist told through dance, film, music and her own personal writings. This one-night-only performance will take place on Friday, October 28 at 8pm. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for THE BODYGUARD's National Tour Launch in MinneapolisTickets on Sale Friday for THE BODYGUARD's National Tour Launch in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that the U.S. National tour of the hit musical, THE BODYGUARD, launches in Minneapolis as part of the 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season Jan. 10-15, 2017 at the historic Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

DO PARIS LIKE HEMINGWAY! is ReleasedDO PARIS LIKE HEMINGWAY! is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Each night at midnight, Owen Wilson's character travels back in time in Woody Allen's film 'Midnight in Paris.' He meets Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Ernest Hemingway, Man Ray, Josephine Baker, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein and many other famous artists that lived in Paris at the dawn of the 20th Century. 'When watching the film a few years ago I started to wonder where all the artists used to hang out. Was it still possible to go to these places?' Lena Strand says, 'After a little research I found out that many of the places were still open!' (more...)

THE BODYGUARD to Play the Orpheum This Winter; Tickets on Sale Next MonthTHE BODYGUARD to Play the Orpheum This Winter; Tickets on Sale Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The Orpheum Theatre Group is delighted to announce that the U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the historic Orpheum Theatre from January 24th to January 29th. Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 11th at 10 AM. (more...)

WONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the GoodmanWONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Goodman Theatre kicks off its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Wonderful Town, Leonard Bernstein's timeless musical composition of hope and adventure, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov. (more...)

Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Holds 'Rock-A-Long' Performance TonightGreen Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Holds 'Rock-A-Long' Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The critically acclaimed production of Green Day's hit musical, American Idiot, will be performing a special 'Rock-A-Long' performance for one night only tonight 8 September 2016. Following the huge success of last year's event, Audience members are encouraged to 'ROCK OUT' with the cast, following the musical's return to its London home at the Arts Theatre in July. (more...)

OWN's GREENLEAF is Most-Watched New Cable Show of the SummerOWN's GREENLEAF is Most-Watched New Cable Show of the Summer
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

OWN's hit drama series GREENLEAF is the most watched new cable show of the summer, and year to date is the #1 original cable series on Wednesday nights for women. (more...)

WONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the GoodmanWONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Goodman Theatre kicks off its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Wonderful Town, Leonard Bernstein's timeless musical composition of hope and adventure, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov. (more...)

OWN's Drama Series GREENLEAF Delivers Most-Watched Wednesday Telecast in Network HistoryOWN's Drama Series GREENLEAF Delivers Most-Watched Wednesday Telecast in Network History
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

The hit summer drama series GREENLEAF delivered OWN's most watched Wednesday telecast in network history last night (8/10) with 2.3 million total viewers and a 1.79 women 25-54 rating. It was also Wednesday night's #1 cable telecast for women. (more...)

Lincoln Center Highlights Mostly Mozart Festival 2016's Final WeekLincoln Center Highlights Mostly Mozart Festival 2016's Final Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

The fifth and final week of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival concludes the celebration of its milestone 50th anniversary season with seven performances, including the revival of Mark Morris's triumphant and acclaimed Mozart Dances as well as three unique contemporary music events featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble. (more...)

Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT to Hold 'Rock-A-Long' Performance This AutumnGreen Day's AMERICAN IDIOT to Hold 'Rock-A-Long' Performance This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The critically acclaimed production of Green Day's hit musical, American Idiot, will be performing a special 'Rock-A-Long' performance for one night only on Thursday 8 September 2016. Following the huge success of last year's event, audience members are encouraged to 'ROCK OUT' with the cast, following the musical's return to its London home at the Arts Theatre in July. (more...)

BWW Flashback: We've Got the Broadway Blues... SHUFFLE ALONG Takes Final Bow TonightBWW Flashback: We've Got the Broadway Blues... SHUFFLE ALONG Takes Final Bow Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2016

SHUFFLE ALONG will play its final Broadway performance today, July 24, 2016, the day six-time Tony-winning star Audra McDonald was already set to depart the production for a multi-month maternity leave. SHUFFLE ALONG began performances on March 15, 2016 and officially opened on April 28 at the Music Box Theatre. It will have played 38 previews and 100 regular performances by the time it ends. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the show's Broadway journey! (more...)

Over 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVALOver 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Lincoln Center and Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss announced today the 50th Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, with events taking place across Lincoln Center July 22-August 27, 2016. (more...)

OWN Announces August 2016 Programming HighlightsOWN Announces August 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK has announced August 2016 programming highlights, including new series and seasons and returning series and seasons. (more...)

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