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Luther Vandross News

Date of Birth: April 20, 1951
Date of Death: July 01, 2005 (54)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Lady Gaga & Marlee Matlin to Perform National Anthem at the Super BowlLady Gaga & Marlee Matlin to Perform National Anthem at the Super Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

/LADY GAGA will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl 50 pregame festivities at Levi's Stadium in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, February 7, the NFL and CBS announced today. The performance will be televised live on CBS prior to kickoff. (more...)

Grammy Winner Lisa Fischer to Perform Benefit Concert for Historic Newton, 4/1Grammy Winner Lisa Fischer to Perform Benefit Concert for Historic Newton, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Historic Newton, a non-profit organization that encourages exploration of Newton, MA within the broad context of American history will present Grammy-Award winning vocalist Lisa Fischer with the band Grand Baton in a fundraising concert on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Newton North High School.  Tickets for the show begin at $55 and are on sale now at www.historicnewton.org (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Richard Marx, 2/19Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Richard Marx, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Grammy Award-winning pop/rock singer, songwriter and musician, Richard Marx, to The Colonial Theatre on February 19 at 8pm. This event is part of the 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Richard Marx Coming to NJPAC, 4/28Richard Marx Coming to NJPAC, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey is proud to present Multi-platinum and Grammy nominee Richard Marx on Thursday, April 28th at 8PM. (more...)

David Alan Grier & Tommy Davidson Returning to Treasure Island, 2/12David Alan Grier & Tommy Davidson Returning to Treasure Island, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Stars of the hit 90's sketch comedy show In Living Color, David Alan Grier and Tommy Davidson, will split the stage at Treasure Island, February 12 at 9 p.m. (more...)

The Hit Men Bring Concert Tour to the State TheatreThe Hit Men Bring Concert Tour to the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

Gerry Polci and Lee Shapiro. They may not be household names but back in the 70's, you bought all of their records. You heard them on the radio. Saw them on TV. Went to their concerts. So who are they? They're the former stars of the hit-making factory known as Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. (more...)

BWW Interview: Harvey Mason Jr. Chats About THE WIZ LIVE!, Working with Shanice Williams and His Upcoming ProjectsBWW Interview: Harvey Mason Jr. Chats About THE WIZ LIVE!, Working with Shanice Williams and His Upcoming Projects
by Nora Dominick - Dec 18, 2015

Harvey Mason Jr. has worked with some of the biggest and brightest stars in the music industry. His work transcends generations and this year he became a household name as the music producer for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Sets 2016 Winter & Spring SeasonBerkshire Theatre Group Sets 2016 Winter & Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2016 winter and spring schedule of events at The Colonial Theatre, The Garage and The Unicorn Theatre. Tickets are available for purchase now. (more...)

Bugsy Malone Returning to the Lyric Hammersmith in Summer 2016Bugsy Malone Returning to the Lyric Hammersmith in Summer 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Bugsy Malone re-opened the Lyric Hammersmith in April 2015 following a multi-million pound redevelopment and the creation of the Reuben Foundation Wing. It was the UK's first professional stage production of Bugsy Malone in over a decade. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2016 SeasonTheatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Theatre Royal Stratford East announces its programme of productions taking place from February - June 2016 and the 2016/17 pantomime. The year ahead sees the theatre staying true to its commitment to develop and produce new plays and musicals, as well as reviving one of its most successful runs of the last few years. Theatre Royal Stratford East achieved 86% capacity last year, with the most culturally diverse audience in the country. (more...)

Motown to Release 'Lost' Album 'Diana Ross Sings Songs from THE WIZ', 11/27Motown to Release 'Lost' Album 'Diana Ross Sings Songs from THE WIZ', 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

A 'lost' album of Diana Ross performing songs from the 1978 big screen adaptation of THE WIZ will be released on November 27th. (more...)

The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, TodayThe Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

JERSEY BOYS has been one of the hottest tickets on Broadway since it opened and more than 17.5 million people have seen the show worldwide. Now is your chance to see the original stars with The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as well as Tommy James and the Shondells, today, November 13 at 8 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

David Hernandez to Bring HOLIDAY HANGOVER to Feinstein's at the Nikko This DecemberDavid Hernandez to Bring HOLIDAY HANGOVER to Feinstein's at the Nikko This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Acclaimed singer and "American Idol" finalist David Hernandez will bring his one-man show, HOLIDAY HANGOVER, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Wednesday, December 30 at 7 p.m.  Hernandez will perform a selection of original songs and standards, as well as track from his holiday album, "This Christmas." (more...)

Montreal Band 'Cain' Teams With Award Winning Musicians on 'Between Eden and Paradise'Montreal Band 'Cain' Teams With Award Winning Musicians on 'Between Eden and Paradise'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Montreal-based band CAIN today released its first album, Between Eden and Paradise, an exquisite musical journey into the roots of rock and roll, its evocative lyrics cutting a path back to the genre's original idealism. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Collaborate with Apollo Theater on Expanded New York Fall Season ProgrammingBallet Hispanico to Collaborate with Apollo Theater on Expanded New York Fall Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Ballet Hispanico, celebrating 45 years of repertory that reflects the ever-changing diversity of Latino cultures, makes its annual holiday return to the Apollo stage with additional performances from November 20-21, 2015. The performances are sponsored by Univision Communications Inc. Led by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro in his sixth season, Ballet Hispanico will present the world premiere of If walls could speak, an evening-length work choreographed by Fernando Melo and co-commissioned by the Apollo Theater on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8pm and Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8pm. For the first time at the Apollo Theater, Ballet Hispanico will also present a specially-priced family matinee, Saturday en Familia, on Saturday, November 21 at 2pm. Two Ballet Hispanico Performances for Young People / Apollo School Day Live shows of mixed repertory celebrating Latin American dance and culture will be offered to schoolchildren on the morning of Friday, November 20, presented through the Education programs of Ballet Hispanico and the Apollo Theater. (more...)

The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/13The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

JERSEY BOYS has been one of the hottest tickets on Broadway since it opened and more than 17.5 million people have seen the show worldwide. Now is your chance to see the original stars with The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as well as Tommy James and the Shondells, on Friday, November 13 at 8 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2015 Returns to the PalaceDave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2015 Returns to the Palace
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

ine-time Grammy nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz returns with the must-see show of the holiday season. The 2015 tour will feature two tour 'alumni'-the irrepressible Jonathan Butler, who has earned accolades in the R&B, contemporary jazz, and gospel fields, and Dutch saxophone star Candy Dulfer, who was introduced with the smash pop single 'Lily Was Here' and has since released 10 studio albums and performed with such artists as Prince, Dave Stewart, and Lionel Ritchie. (more...)

Christmas Comes Early as SiriusXM Launches Its Holiday Music Channels on Nov. 2Christmas Comes Early as SiriusXM Launches Its Holiday Music Channels on Nov. 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

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Harlem Chamber Players & ChamberMusicNY Receive GrantHarlem Chamber Players & ChamberMusicNY Receive Grant
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Harlem Chamber Players and ChamberMusicNY are pleased to announce that the New York State Council on the Arts has awarded a grant for the commissioning of composer Jeffrey Scott's A Hug For Harlem. (more...)

The Tenors Embark on Fall Tour, Perform on MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 10/12The Tenors Embark on Fall Tour, Perform on MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Canadian multi-Platinum, JUNOŽ Award-winning vocal group THE TENORS--Clifton Murray, Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira and Fraser Walters-have launched a massive U.S. and Canada Fall/Winter tour, which started October 7 in Edmonds, WA at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, in support of their latest #1 album,UNDER ONE SKY. Even more dates for 2016 are currently being confirmed and will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

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