Lionel Richie News

Photo Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna BeachPhoto Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

Seattle Center's 2017 Summer Lineup Packed with Fun, Festive and Free ActivitiesSeattle Center's 2017 Summer Lineup Packed with Fun, Festive and Free Activities
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Summer starts soon at Seattle Center. Northwest Folklife Festival, with Seattle Center Festal as its cultural focus in 2017, marks the true beginning of the season, which continues through the warm summer days and nights of September. (more...)

Paul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits at Ridgefield PlayhousePaul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

After a sold-out 2015 performance, Paul Anka makes his triumphant return to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage! In this brand new show, Paul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits - His Way! The prolific singer, songwriter and music icon is best known for his chart-topping hits "Diana," "You Are My Destiny," "Lonely Boy," "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "Having My Baby," "Puppy Love" - the list goes on and on. Not just memories, but milestones, Paul Anka's hits defined generations of pop. (more...)

World Famous Impersonators, The Edwards Twins, Return to Ocean State TheatreWorld Famous Impersonators, The Edwards Twins, Return to Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! After a sold out performance in December, the world famous impersonators, The Edwards Twins will be returning to Ocean State Theatre on May 3 with a new show and new stars! (more...)

Sergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABALSergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Arrabal, with a book written by John Weidman, music by Gustavo Santaolalla / Bajofondo, choreographed by Julio Zurita, and directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Mariah Carey Forms 'Butterfly MC Records' as Exclusive Joint Venture With Epic RecordsMariah Carey Forms 'Butterfly MC Records' as Exclusive Joint Venture With Epic Records
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time with18 Hot 100 #1 hits, inks an exclusive joint partnership of Butterfly MC Records and Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment (more...)

Sting and Wilco Among New Artists Added to Wolf Trap Summer 2017 SeasonSting and Wilco Among New Artists Added to Wolf Trap Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces new Summer 2017 performances at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, including additional acts on the Filene Center stage, the complete Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods schedule, and a promotional events schedule. (more...)

Prolific Composer Alan Menken to Receive Prestigious Johnny Mercer AwardProlific Composer Alan Menken to Receive Prestigious Johnny Mercer Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Alan Menken will be the 2017 recipient of the esteemed Johnny Mercer Award at the 48th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 15th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORYLaguna Playhouse presents KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. "We are delighted to be bringing our subscribers and audiences this world premiere musical based on the life of one of country's most iconic characters, Roger Miller," comments Laguna Playhouse Executive Director Ellen Richard.  (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Black Repertory Theatre Of Kansas CityBWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Black Repertory Theatre Of Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Mar 31, 2017

celebrates genius of songwriter and performer Louis Jordan (more...)

Russell 'The Voice' Watson Announces 2017 North American Tour DatesRussell 'The Voice' Watson Announces 2017 North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Four-time Brit Classical Awards winner Russell Watson has announced his first North American tour dates, kicking off June 4 in Toronto, Canada. (more...)

HOW SWEET IT IS comes to the Edinburgh PlayhouseHOW SWEET IT IS comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 27, 2017

The ultimate celebration of the sweet sound of MOTOWN is now in its 17th successive year. The stunning 100% live show combines first class music together with slick choreography and an amazing band. (more...)

DISNEY IN CONCERT - Magic Moments mit Cassandra Steen, Anton Zetterholm, Lars Redlich und Willemijn VerkaikDISNEY IN CONCERT - Magic Moments mit Cassandra Steen, Anton Zetterholm, Lars Redlich und Willemijn Verkaik
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 23, 2017

DISNEY IN CONCERT - Magic Moments mit Cassandra Steen, Anton Zetterholm, Lars Redlich und Willemijn Verkaik (more...)

Additional Seats Added as BACKSTREET BOYS Receive Rave Reviews in Las VegasAdditional Seats Added as BACKSTREET BOYS Receive Rave Reviews in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

With three shows under their belt as part of their exclusive headlining Las Vegas residency in The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the best-selling boy band of all time Backstreet Boysare already receiving rave reviews from fans and media around the globe for "Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life." (more...)

Parr Hall Celebrates the Sound of a Generation with MAGIC OF MOTOWNParr Hall Celebrates the Sound of a Generation with MAGIC OF MOTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????The Magic of Motown is returning to Warrington in November to celebrate the sound of a generation. (more...)

Lynn University's Live at Lynn Series to Present Tenors UnlimitedLynn University's Live at Lynn Series to Present Tenors Unlimited
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The internationally acclaimed operatic trio Tenors Unlimited, the 'Rat Pack of Opera', the UK's classical crossover 'man band' will be performing on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 26 at 4 pm in their new show "From Venice to Vegas" as part of their USA tour. (more...)

International Singing Sensation The Tenors Perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/9International Singing Sensation The Tenors Perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Critically acclaimed for their musical diversity, multi-platinum Canadian vocal sensation The Tenors bring their rich, choral harmonies to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, May 9 at 8 p.m.!  In this Ingersoll Auto of Danbury World Music performance, enjoy moving musical reinventions of powerful anthems and popular classics including "Lean on Me," "You Are So Beautiful," and "Agnus Dei," in addition to original compositions by The Tenors themselves. Thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful voices and memorable melodies, The Tenors, blend classical music and contemporary pop.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

After a sold-out 2015 performance, Paul Anka makes his triumphant return to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage!  In this brand new show, Paul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits - His Way!  The prolific singer, songwriter and music icon is best known for his chart-topping hits "Diana," "You Are My Destiny," "Lonely Boy," "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "Having My Baby," "Puppy Love" - the list goes on and on. Not just memories, but milestones, Paul Anka's hits defined generations of pop.  Paul Anka will sing his way through the decades on Thursday, May 18 at 8 p.m. as part of the Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series and is partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa.  Paul Anka's live performances are energetic and lively, as he serenades his audiences and shows what a true showman he is! Don't miss this rare chance to experience one of music's greatest entertainers in an intimate setting. (more...)

Backstreet Boys Debut Las Vegas Show 'Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life' At Planet Hollywood Resort & CasinoBackstreet Boys Debut Las Vegas Show 'Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life' At Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Backstreet's back, alright! Last night, the best-selling boy band of all time, Backstreet Boys, proved to be 'Larger Than Life' at their premiere performance of the appropriately-titled 'Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life.' (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note HawaiiMarch Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

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