Lena Horne News

Date of Birth: June 30, 1917 (98)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Lena Hall, Justin Vivian Bond, DanceNOW and More Set for Joe's Pub This MonthLena Hall, Justin Vivian Bond, DanceNOW and More Set for Joe's Pub This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for February 10-21, 2016. Scroll down fo rmore details or†visit†www.joespub.com! (more...)

Celebrated Vocalist Clairdee Joins the CJO Combo for A Tribute to Lena Horne March 12 at the Concord AudiCelebrated Vocalist Clairdee Joins the CJO Combo for A Tribute to Lena Horne March 12 at the Concord Audi
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

Acclaimed vocalist Clairdee joins the CJO Combo for A Love Letter to Lena Horne at the the Concord City Auditorium ,"The Audi", Located at 2 Prince Street Concord, NH, on Sunday, March 12, at 7:30pm. Tickets for this performance start at $25 and are on sale now. (more...)

Xavier's LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE Set for Valentine's Day Eve at Joe's PubXavier's LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE Set for Valentine's Day Eve at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

As we move past the holidays and back to the grind, the next major holiday looms on the horizon: Valentine's Day... and what better way to celebrate it with the fifth annual VALENTINE'S DAY EVE LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE feat. XAVIER AND FRIENDS? (more...)

B Michael to Debut Runway Fashion Show at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards LuncheonB Michael to Debut Runway Fashion Show at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Macy's has partnered with couture and ready-to-wear designer B Michael to produce the first b Michael America runway fashion show at this year's NAACP Image Awards luncheon, which honors the nominees of the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, CA. Actress and singer Brandy Norwood, known for her work on 'Moesha,' 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer,' and 'Cinderella,' will walk in the fashion show. B Michael previously dressed the star for her media junkets during her run in 'Chicago' on Broadway and also collaborated with her costume designer on her new series for BET, 'Zoe Ever After.' (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company to Present JAMAICA, 2/19-20Lakewood Theatre Company to Present JAMAICA, 2/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Lakewood Theatre Company presents Jamaica part of the Lost Treasures Collection Series February 19 & 20, 2016 † The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a sixth season at Lakewood Theatre Company. This year, musicals in the series reflect the theme 'Passport to Romance.' (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

† Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, February 3, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").† Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.††† (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American StoryVIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American Story
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

While ECLIPSED prepares for its Broadway transfer Gurira's new drama begins previewing at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Carol Lipnik Set for Debut Residency at Joe's Pub Ahead of New Album ReleaseCarol Lipnik Set for Debut Residency at Joe's Pub Ahead of New Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

CAROL LIPNIK - the spellbinding, darkly-humorous singer and songwriter recently called an 'ethereal vocal phenomenon' by The New York Times - will mark her debut solo residency at Joe's Pub at The Public with Thursday evening shows on March 3, March 10 and March 17 at 7:00 PM. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 19 at JoesPub.org. Lipnik, who blends folk music and art song with the classic nightclub tradition, will perform a concert celebrating her latest album 'Almost Back To Normal' with an expanded musical palette featuring strings and percussion. In addition, she will premiere original musical compositions. Her music director and pianist Matt Kanelos will lead the band. The show is produced by TWEED TheaterWorks (Lypsinka) and DAX MGMT (Weimar New York, Joey Arias). (more...)

STORMY WEATHER to Play MPAC, 2/12STORMY WEATHER to Play MPAC, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

†Mary Wilson, one of the founding members of The Supremes, stars in Stormy Weather: The Story of Lena Horne, at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-69. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maurice Hines Is Tappin' Thru HistoryBWW Interview: Maurice Hines Is Tappin' Thru History
by Naomi Serviss - Jan 13, 2016

Hines has created a charismatic confection that incorporates vintage photos, bittersweet memories, enthusiastic tap dancing and a mega-talented all-female band. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 12, 2016

He's going to put a smile on your face and song in your heart. MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a swinging, song and dance musical that celebrates the astonishing showmanship of one of the last great tap dancers of a by-gone era still working today and whose collaborators were a jaw-dropping, who's who of theatre, music, film and television. Co-starring the fierce tap dancing Manzari brothers and the all female vivacious Diva Jazz Orchestra, the show is directed by†Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Deaf West's Big River, Grease). Performances began December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opened just last†night, January 11th. Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

BWW Review: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Shimmers With Warmth And EleganceBWW Review: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Shimmers With Warmth And Elegance
by Michael Dale - Jan 12, 2016

A stylish supper club style tribute to his brother, Gregory Hines, and their mother. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/11/2016 - THE SECRET GARDEN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/11/2016 - THE SECRET GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 11, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE SECRET GARDEN, starring†Rebecca Luker†and†Gabriella Pizzolo, plays in concert tonight and more! (more...)

Barbara Cook, Billy Porter, Lea Salonga and More Honor Lena Horne in Concert TonightBarbara Cook, Billy Porter, Lea Salonga and More Honor Lena Horne in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Schools That Can, a national nonprofit focused on improving urban education, will honor the life of jazz singer and civil rights activist Lena Horne with a star-studded, one-night-only benefit concert, held at New York's Symphony Space, located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025, tonight, January 11, 2016 at 7:30pm. (more...)

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World StagesMAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a swinging, song and dance musical that celebrates the astonishing showmanship of one of the last great tap dancers of a by-gone era still working today and whose collaborators were a jaw-dropping, who's who of theatre, music, film and television. Co-starring the fierce tap dancing Manzari brothers and the all female vivacious Diva Jazz Orchestra, the show is directed by Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Deaf West's Big River, Grease). Performances began December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opening night is tonight, January 11th. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 10, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 10, 2016
by - Jan 10, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/9/2016
by - Jan 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/9/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Christine Ebersole Visits MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Christine Ebersole Visits MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Performances of MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE began on December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opening night is Monday, January 11th. Stage and screen actress Christine Ebersole recently stopped by the show and visited with the cast backstage. Check out photos below! (more...)

The Musical Theater Project & Cleveland Jazz Orchestra to Present CURTAIN UP AT THE COTTON CLUB, 1/30-31The Musical Theater Project & Cleveland Jazz Orchestra to Present CURTAIN UP AT THE COTTON CLUB, 1/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The Musical Theater Project and Cleveland Jazz Orchestra will co-produce "Curtain Up at The Cotton Club" for two performances on Saturday, January 30 (8pm) and Sunday, January 31 (2pm) at the Hanna Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 8, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 8, 2016
by - Jan 8, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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