Keith Lockhart News

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents famous duets and solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, including "Love is Here to Stay," "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, April 21-23 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Vocalist Marva Hicks and trumpeter Byron Stripling bring Armstrong and Fitzgerald's legendary partnership to life; Lee Musiker conducts. (more...)

Amanda Carr and Les Femmes de Chanson to Play Feinstein's/54 Below This SpringAmanda Carr and Les Femmes de Chanson to Play Feinstein's/54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson'. From A Night in Tunisia to A Night to Remember, this all-female, all-star trio delivers an inspired take on the American Songbook. (more...)

Vaudeville in Vogue Again! The McCallum Theatre Presents Second Edition of A TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLIESVaudeville in Vogue Again! The McCallum Theatre Presents Second Edition of A TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLIES
by David Green - Feb 27, 2017

From the legendary Folies Bergere to the Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the theatrical revue has been a staple of entertainment for well over 100 years. The McCallum pays tribute to these wonderful performers with its own Vaudeville variety show. The McCallum's Second Annual Tribute to the Follies stars John Davidson and Ann Hampton Callaway, and features The Olate Dogs, David & Dania, Mark Schiff, Henrik Bothe, and the Follies Dancers and Follies Orchestra. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Return to Chicago for the First Time in 10 Years with the Boston PopsBernadette Peters to Return to Chicago for the First Time in 10 Years with the Boston Pops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters makes her Auditorium Theatre debut, and her first Chicago appearance in over 10 years, on March 31 when she joins the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a special, one-night-only performance.  (more...)

Broadway Star Linda Eder to Headline White Plains Performing Arts Center Benefit This WeekendBroadway Star Linda Eder to Headline White Plains Performing Arts Center Benefit This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

White Plains Performing Arts Center will welcome Linda Eder on Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 pm.  (more...)

Randall Craig Fleischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Vocalists in JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERTRandall Craig Fleischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Vocalists in JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

On February 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM, conductor Randall  Craig Fleischer leads guest vocalists Debbie Gravitte, Klea Blackhurst, Ron Raines, Jason Graae, Scott Coulter, and John Boswell in a performance of "Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert". Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Linda Eder to Headline Benefit for White Plains Performing Arts CenterLinda Eder to Headline Benefit for White Plains Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

White Plains Performing Arts Center will present Linda Eder on Saturday, February 11 at 8:00 pm.  (more...)

Christiane Noll and David Harris to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at TheatreWorksChristiane Noll and David Harris to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced exciting casting news today for the theater's upcoming production of NEXT TO NORMAL. Tony nominated Christiane Noll will play Diana and David Harris will play Dan in the Pulitzer Prize winning drama (Music by Tom Kitt / Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey). Rob Ruggiero will direct. (more...)

Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-UpMegan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony announces today that award-winning Broadway superstars Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell will join the orchestra's 2016-17 Pops season, replacing previously scheduled Jason Alexander, who was forced to cancel due to an unforeseeable conflict. (more...)

Jose Mateo, Founder and Artistic Director of Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Receive the Commonwealth Award,Jose Mateo, Founder and Artistic Director of Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Receive the Commonwealth Award,
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

 Jose Mateo, Founder and Artistic Director of the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre (JMBT), will be presented with the esteemed Commonwealth Award for Achievement, the highest honor in arts, humanities, and sciences in the State of Massachusetts awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00PM at the Massachusetts State House. "I believe that I am receiving this award on behalf of the many artists and their supporters and collaborators who work incessantly to provide artistic experiences that are out of the ordinary and somehow meaningful to all people of our diverse communities," says Mateo. Each of us knows the rewarding signs from those we quietly impact along the way. When we are honored more broadly with this level of public recognition, it not only validates the work but it re-motivates us -- we become more hopeful." (more...)

Jazz Great Ann Hampton Callaway Plays Waterbury 2/10Jazz Great Ann Hampton Callaway Plays Waterbury 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Ann Hampton Callaway one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook, plays an exclusive one night only date Friday February 10 at the Palace Theater's intimate Poli Club. Part of New England Arts & Entertainment's Winter Jazz Series, Hampton Callaway will perform two shows that evening at 7:00 and 9:00 pm. (more...)

The Boston Pops to Bring the Music of The Beatles to the Van WezelThe Boston Pops to Bring the Music of The Beatles to the Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Come experience the music of the Beatles as you've never heard it before at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on February 2 at 8PM with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & ShowsKravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in February 2017 with 30 amazing productions and events, including one of the biggest hits now running on Broadway, three international orchestras, a couple of impressive symphonies, two legendary dance companies and incredible line-up of musical headliners and a truly memorable NIGHT OF STARS. (more...)

Pianist Leon Bates to Perform with the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey in NYE Concert, 12/31Pianist Leon Bates to Perform with the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey in NYE Concert, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey will welcome pianist Leon Bates in a New Year's Eve concert on December 31. (more...)

DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS Royal Albert Hall Concert Now Streaming for FreeDISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS Royal Albert Hall Concert Now Streaming for Free
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Disney's Broadway Hits, a concert celebrating two decades of Disney Theatrical's stage musicals performed last October at London's Royal Albert Hall and broadcast last week on BBC Radio 2's 'Friday Night is Music Night,' can now be heard for free in its entirety here. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Join the Boston Pops at Auditorium Theatre in MarchBernadette Peters to Join the Boston Pops at Auditorium Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters makes her Auditorium Theatre debut, and her first Chicago appearance in over 10 years, on March 31 when she joins the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a mixed program that features a tribute to George Gershwin and a medley of Broadway hits and classics. (more...)

BBC Radio 2 to Broadcast DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at Royal Albert Hall This FridayBBC Radio 2 to Broadcast DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at Royal Albert Hall This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

John Barrowman hosts an evening of Disney's Broadway hits from the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart, broadcasting on BBC Radio 2 this Friday 16 December from 8 to 10 p.m. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LOST IN THE STARS, 1/28Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LOST IN THE STARS, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, in partnership with CAP UCLA, presents the first Los Angeles performance since the 1950s of LOST IN THE STARS Kurt Weill's powerful, uncompromising social indictment of apartheid-era South Africa, on Saturday, January 28, 8 pm, and Sunday, January 29, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall.  (more...)

Keith Lockhart Talks about TV Special and Holiday PopsKeith Lockhart Talks about TV Special and Holiday Pops
by Joseph F. Panarello - Nov 25, 2016

The Maestro talks about the upcoming Holiday Pops concerts as well as the new Christmas Special for PBS (more...)

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