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TV Host and Comic Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85TV Host and Comic Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Skip E. Lowe, the comic, raconteur and perennial TV host whose weekly public access cable program has been airing in Los Angeles, New York and other major markets for more than 35 years--the longest in television history--and is generally credited as the inspiration for the Martin Short character “Jiminy Glick,” died in his home at Kingsley Manor Apartments in Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 22. He was 85 and had been suffering from emphysema and other respiratory ailments, though he never smoked, but blamed years of working as a comic in smoke-infested nightclubs. Lowe had conducted more than 6,000 interviews, often two a week, with guests that included Orson Welles and Bette Davis. (more...)

Sacha Boutros to Perform SACHA SINGS STREISAND in San Diego, 3/20Sacha Boutros to Perform SACHA SINGS STREISAND in San Diego, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage and Sher Krieger Events present Jazz Recording Artist Sacha Boutros in her newest show, 'Sacha Sings Streisand' in San Diego on Thursday, March 20. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Performs with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra TonightMichael Feinstein Performs with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is celebrating 10 years of Broadway POPS! with a concert starring Michael Feinstein, master of The Great American Songbook, tonight, February 8, at 8 pm at Richardson Auditorium on Princeton University Campus. The concert continues a tradition of quality pops programming featuring top Broadway artists accompanied by the PSO, and will be conducted by Sam Kriger. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Perform with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, 2/8Michael Feinstein to Perform with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is celebrating 10 years of Broadway POPS! with a concert starring Michael Feinstein, master of The Great American Songbook, on Saturday, February 8, at 8 pm at Richardson Auditorium on Princeton University Campus. The concert continues a tradition of quality pops programming featuring top Broadway artists accompanied by the PSO, and will be conducted by Sam Kriger. (more...)

Smuin Ballet Presents a Holiday Celebrations with XXmas: The Christmas BalletSmuin Ballet Presents a Holiday Celebrations with XXmas: The Christmas Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

The Bay Area's hottest holiday ticket gets a 20th Anniversary Season kick with XXmas: The Christmas Ballet, 2013 Edition, making its sassy return with a perfect gift for audience members of all ages. An ever-changing carousel of mischief and elegance, this enormously popular holiday celebration offers something for everyone, from ballet, tap, and swing to a wealth of other dances drawn from holiday traditions from around the world. This year XXmas: The Christmas Ballet will include new choreography from Smuin's acclaimed Choreographer-in-Residence Amy Seiwert and Post:Ballet Artistic Director Robert Dekkers. XXmas: The Christmas Ballet will tour the Bay Area, beginning with shows in Walnut Creek (November 22-23), continuing in Livermore (November 29-30), Carmel (December 6-7), and Mountain View (December 11-15), and finishing up with its annual holiday run at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco (December 18-28). Single tickets ($25-$65*) are available by calling the individual venues or visiting www.smuinballet.org * San Francisco venues only, other venues $49-$65 (more...)

Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Released TodaySix-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more than four dozen original songs written by Hy Zaret, co-author of the iconic popular song 'Unchained Melody,' and Lou Singer between 1959 and 1961, the albums introduced scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easy-to-learn lyrics and music to grade school students across America in the early 1960s. (more...)

Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Set for 10/15 ReleaseSix-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Set for 10/15 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more than four dozen original songs written by Hy Zaret, co-author of the iconic popular song 'Unchained Melody,' and Lou Singer between 1959 and 1961, the albums introduced scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easy-to-learn lyrics and music to grade school students across America in the early 1960s. (more...)

FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY Makes NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 12/18-30FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY Makes NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 12/18-30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

59E59 Theaters welcomes Front Page Productions with FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY, written and directed by Greg White, and featuring 28 of Patti Page's hit songs. FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY begins performances on Tuesday, December 18 for a limited engagement through Today, December 30. Press Opening is Friday, December 21 at 8 PM. (more...)

FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY Makes NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, Now thru 12/30FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY Makes NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

59E59 Theaters welcomes Front Page Productions with FLIPSIDE: THE Patti Page STORY, written and directed by Greg White, and featuring 28 of Patti Page's hit songs. FLIPSIDE: THE Patti Page STORY begins performances tonight, December 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 30. Press Opening is Friday, December 21 at 8 PM. (more...)

FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY Makes NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 12/18-30FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY Makes NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 12/18-30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

59E59 Theaters welcomes Front Page Productions with FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY, written and directed by Greg White, and featuring 28 of Patti Page's hit songs. FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY begins performances on Tuesday, December 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 30. Press Opening is Friday, December 21 at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Legendary Pop Singer Vikki Carr Talks About Her New Album Viva la VidaBWW Interviews: Legendary Pop Singer Vikki Carr Talks About Her New Album Viva la Vida
by Don Grigware - Oct 15, 2012

Legendary singer/actress Vikki Carr, born Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona in El Paso, Texas, skyrocketed to superstardom as an American pop singer in 1962 with 'He's a Rebel' followed by 'It Must Be Him' in 1967 and 'With Pen in Hand' in 1969. In the 80s and 90s her Spanish recordings brought her three Grammy Awards, and she set the precedent for cross over artists becoming successful in both English and Spanish. Now in 2012 she returns to the Sony label with a new album Viva la Vida, released on September 25. In our chat she talks about the album, the charity that is closest to her heart and how she feels about being a Mexican-American in show business. (more...)

Arthur Newman Theatre Welcomes John Vance, 12/11Arthur Newman Theatre Welcomes John Vance, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2010

Actor, recording artist, and singer John Vance will brings his new show 'The Henry Mancini Songbook' to The Arthur Newman Theatre at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Saturday, December 11th at 7 PM as part of Les Michaels' Life Is A Cabaret Concert Series which continues through December. (more...)

Arthur Newman Theatre Welcomes John Vance, 12/11Arthur Newman Theatre Welcomes John Vance, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2010

Actor, recording artist, and singer John Vance will brings his new show 'The Henry Mancini Songbook' to The Arthur Newman Theatre at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Saturday, December 11th at 7 PM as part of Les Michaels' Life Is A Cabaret Concert Series which continues through December. (more...)

9 to 5 Begins Previews On 3/24 at Marquis Theatre9 to 5 Begins Previews On 3/24 at Marquis Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2008

Producer Robert Greenblatt announced today that 9 To 5: The Musical, based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture, will begin previews on Broadway Tuesday, March 24, 2009, and will open Thursday, April 23, 2009, at the Marriott Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). 9 To 5: The Musical marks the Broadway debut of seven-time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Dolly Parton as composer and lyricist. The musical's book by Patricia Resnick is based on her original story and screenplay for the smash 1980 film comedy. (more...)

Jeremiah Theatricals Premieres 'Mendel's Trouble' 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2008

Jeremiah Theatricals will begin previews of the New York City premiere of THE TIME OF MENDEL'S TROUBLE, a madcap musical of biblical proportions, on Friday, July 18, 2008. The production will have its official opening on Sunday, July 20, 2008, at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row. Book is by Jeremiah Ginsberg and Wendy Ginsberg, music and lyrics are by Jeremiah Ginsberg. Orchestrations are by Peter Fuchs. Jeremiah Ginsberg directs. (more...)

Legendary Singer Vikki Carr Talks About her New Album Viva la VidaLegendary Singer Vikki Carr Talks About her New Album Viva la Vida
by Don Grigware - Jan 1, 2001

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Legendary Singer Vikki Carr Talks About Her New Album Viva la VidaLegendary Singer Vikki Carr Talks About Her New Album Viva la Vida
by Don Grigware - Jan 1, 2001

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