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Lesley Gore News

Date of Birth: May 02, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
The Wick Theatre Sets 2016/17 Theatre SeasonThe Wick Theatre Sets 2016/17 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The Wick Theatre's 2016/2017 Season: THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG Starring Broadway's Andrea McArdle October 13 - November 6 A musical comedy by master of the genre Neil Simon, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager. The hit musical about an established composer and his relationship with an aspiring young female lyricist. Professionally, their relationship works beautifully-but ultimately leads to conflict on the home front. Don't worry, there's a happy ending. (more...)

Broadway Veterans Will Lead Goodspeed's New 1960s Musical A SIGN OF THE TIMESBroadway Veterans Will Lead Goodspeed's New 1960s Musical A SIGN OF THE TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

This is the story of Cindy, a 20-something whose dreams are bigger than her Midwestern hometown will allow. Set against the backdrop of New York City in the 1960s -women's liberation, the civil rights movement, and protests of the Vietnam war-Cindy searches for her place in the world. A Sign of the Times, featuring chart-topping hits from the 1960s, celebrates friendship, love, and discovering one's sense of self. This pop-fueled musical will run July 29 - September 4 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. A Sign of the Times will be sponsored by Essex Savings Bank. (more...)

Old School Square in Delray Beach Sets 2016-17 SeasonOld School Square in Delray Beach Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Old School Square has served for over 25 years as the gathering place for Delray Beach, and the 2016-17 Season will launch a new era of arts and entertainment for all ages. (more...)

The Winehouse Experience Returning to Martinis Above Fourth, 7/13-14The Winehouse Experience Returning to Martinis Above Fourth, 7/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Celebrating Pride Week in San Diego, Mia Karter and The Hits return to Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage with their exciting show that brings to life the music of the icon, loved and lost too soon. Mia Karter sings the Winehouse classics and a live 8-piece band, featuring choreographed background singers and a horn section, brings it to life. Tickets for the 8PM shows on Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14 are available at www.ma4sd.com/shows. (more...)

American Songbook Inspired Live Music Series Debuting on 7/3American Songbook Inspired Live Music Series Debuting on 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

Sage Inn & Lounge (www.sageinnptown.com), Cape Cod's leading destination for food enthusiasts, today announced that the American Songbook, the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century, will be performed live at the Sage Lounge from July 3 through October 14 during their Great American Songbook Series. Four carefully selected acts-Cat Faulkner, Marcus Simeone and Tracy Stark, Karen Oberlin, Tedd Firth and Kate Ferber-will be bringing these iconic favorites to Provincetown. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Music Mountain to Launch New Collaboration with Catskill Jazz FactoryMusic Mountain to Launch New Collaboration with Catskill Jazz Factory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, announces an exciting new collaboration with The Catskill Jazz Factory! Beginning on Saturday, July 16, a variety of jazz musicians will bring their talents to Music Mountain for a 5-weekend concert series. Artists scheduled to appear include Joanna Wallfisch, Dan Tepfer, Peter and Will Anderson Quintet, Chris Washburne's Ragtime Band and Chris Pattishall Octet. Concerts are scheduled Saturday evenings (6:30pm) beginning July 16 and running thru August 13. 'We are absolutely thrilled to have the Catskill Jazz Factory for five consecutive weeks. These not to be missed concerts will lift our Saturday Twilight series to new heights of excitement and popularity, 'announced Nicholas Gordon, President, Music Mountain. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Scott Siegel's THE GREATEST POP SONGS OF ALL TIME- VOLUME 1 at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Scott Siegel's THE GREATEST POP SONGS OF ALL TIME- VOLUME 1 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 10, 2016

Scott Siegel's The Greatest Pop Songs of All Time played Feinstein's/54 Below on January 9, 2016 at 7pm, showcasing, 'Songs from The Beatles to Lesley Gore and from Petula Clark to The Animals - and a whole lot a shakin' inbetween!' Peruse our photo gallery from the event below! (more...)

Lorna Luft, Melba Moore & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekLorna Luft, Melba Moore & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

This week at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Scott Siegel Brings New Show, GREATEST POP SONGS OF ALL TIME - Volume 1 to Feinstein's/54 BelowScott Siegel Brings New Show, GREATEST POP SONGS OF ALL TIME - Volume 1 to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

Scott Siegel's The Greatest Pop Songs of All Time will play Feinstein's/54 Below on January 9, 2016 at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell to Those We Lost in 2015Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell to Those We Lost in 2015
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2015. (more...)

Andrea Bell Wolff to Bring BAD GIRLS DO CRY to Iridium, 12/22Andrea Bell Wolff to Bring BAD GIRLS DO CRY to Iridium, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

New Yorkers will be dancing in the streets this December when Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, reprises her smashing show "Bad Girls Do Cry," conceived and written by Andrea Bell Wolff and Barry Levitt, at Iridium on Dec. 22. The music and comedy performance featuring the diminutive performer with giant-size talent is dedicated to the sounds of 1960s girl groups. Musical Director Barry Levitt, leading a quintet as well as additional singers Carolee Goodgold and Deb Lyons, will accompany Andrea in a string of hits. Dennis Deal directs the show.  "Bad Girls Do Cry" will play one show Dec. 22nd at 8:30pm at Iridium, 1650 Broadway in Manhattan (51st Street). Reservations are essential. Call (212) 582-2121 or reserve online at: http://theiridium.com/events/andrea-bell-wolff/. There is a $30 cover charge and a $15 drink or food minimum per person.  (more...)

BWW Review: Springhouse Theatre's THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTESBWW Review: Springhouse Theatre's THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 14, 2015

How wonderful is it that a song can usher in all sorts of memories - perhaps of your first kiss, driving in a car along a dusty country road, or of people once-loved, still-loved, who are no longer a part of your life - to flood your mind, fill your heart and to transport you, as if by magic, to some earlier time? I love that feeling, which we in the theater are subject to far more often than regular folk, thanks to the music that underscores our dramatic lives and which allows everyone onstage, offstage, backstage - in whatever stage of life - to indulge in the play of 'make believe.' (more...)

FULL GALLOP, Starring Mercedes Ruehl, Extends at The Old GlobeFULL GALLOP, Starring Mercedes Ruehl, Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Long before the devil wore Prada -- 20 years ago, in fact -- the story of the irrepressible Diana Vreeland first commanded the stage of the Globe in a world premiere in 1995. Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King, Lost in Yonkers) now brings "The Empress of Fashion" back in FULL GALLOP. Written by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson and directed by Andrew Russell. Both critics and audiences are loving it, and FULL GALLOP will now add a limited week of additional performances, extending through Sunday, November 1, 2015, in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl Stars in FULL GALLOP, Opening Tonight at The Old GlobeMercedes Ruehl Stars in FULL GALLOP, Opening Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Long before the devil wore Prada -- 20 years ago, in fact -- the story of the irrepressible Diana Vreeland first commanded the stage of the Globe in a world premiere in 1995. Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King, Lost in Yonkers) now brings 'The Empress of Fashion' back in FULL GALLOP. Written by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson and directed by Andrew Russell, FULL GALLOP runs now through October 25, 2015, with opening night tonight, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Releases New Single 'Dream Dancing'Gabrielle Stravelli Releases New Single 'Dream Dancing'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

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 - has released the new single that is currently available on iTunes here, a passionate reworking of the Cole Porter classic "Dream Dancing." The track, a selection from her upcoming album If Only Love, has an arrangement by Pat O'Leary and features Art Hirahara on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. "Dream Dancing" is produced by David Cook (Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Marianne Faithfull) with cover photography by Shervin Lainez (St. Vincent, Cat Power, Ellie Goulding). (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl Stars in Hampton & Wilson's FULL GALLOP, Beginning Tonight at The Old GlobeMercedes Ruehl Stars in Hampton & Wilson's FULL GALLOP, Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

Long before the devil wore Prada -- 20 years ago, in fact -- the story of the irrepressible Diana Vreeland first commanded the stage of the Globe in a world premiere in 1995. Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King, Lost in Yonkers) now brings 'The Empress of Fashion' back in FULL GALLOP. Written by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson and directed by Andrew Russell, FULL GALLOP will run tonight, September 26, through October 25, 2015, with opening night on Thursday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING Mambos Onto The TPAC StageBWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING Mambos Onto The TPAC Stage
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 23, 2015

You don't have to be an aficionado of Dirty Dancing, the 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as a mismatched romantic duo brought together by some sexy dance moves at a Catskills resort, to find yourself loving every moment of Dirty Dancing, The Classic Story On Stage, now ensconced at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall through Sunday. (more...)

BWW Review: Zeitgeist Stage Strikes Up the Band with GustoBWW Review: Zeitgeist Stage Strikes Up the Band with Gusto
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 17, 2015

Artistic Director David J. Miller tackles another iconic play from the catalogue of 20th century gay dramatic literature with Mart Crowley's groundbreaking THE BOYS IN THE BAND. Opening in 1968, one year before the Stonewall riots, these boys were at the head of the parade for the Gay Pride movement. Miller has gathered a roster of nine estimable actors who provide the heart and soul to bring Crowley's types realistically to life at the intimate Plaza Black Box Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts. (more...)

Andrea Bell Wolff to Bring Back 'Bad Girls Do Cry at Don't Tell Mama'Andrea Bell Wolff to Bring Back 'Bad Girls Do Cry at Don't Tell Mama'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, reprises her smashing show, 'Bad Girls Do Cry,' at Don't Tell Mama on October 8th at 7pm. The music and comedy performance - conceived and written by Andrea Bell Wolff and Barry Levitt and featuring a diminutive performer with giant-size talent - is dedicated to the sounds of 1960s girl groups. Musical Director Barry Levitt, leading a quintet as well as additional singers Carolee Goodgold and Deb Lyons, will accompany Ms. Bell Wolff in a string of hits. Dennis Deal directs the show. 'Bad Girls Do Cry' will play one show Oct. 8th at 7pm at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W 46th St, NYC between 8th and 9th Avenues. Reservations are ESSENTIAL. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. CASH ONLY. Call 212-757-0788 after 4 p.m. to reserve or visit: http://tinyurl.com/onjcr35 (more...)

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