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Date Of Birth:
April 20, 1951
Date Of Death:
July 01, 2005 (54)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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BWW Reviews: Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Croons in OC Valentines ConcertBWW Reviews: Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Croons in OC Valentines Concert
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 16, 2015

For John Lloyd Young's special Valentine's weekend cabaret concert titled 'My Turn'---which continues at the Samueli Theater on the campus of Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts through February 14---the Tony Award-winning star of JERSEY BOYS presented an hour-long set of love songs, both joyful and heart-tugging. With the confidence and panache of a seasoned old-school song interpreter and showman, Young oh-so-passionately crooned and belted his way through an enjoyable songbook of personally curated classic standards that reverberated with the highs and lows of love. (more...)

New Film THE WAREHOUSE, Celebrating Frankie Knuckles, to Shoot in ChicagoNew Film THE WAREHOUSE, Celebrating Frankie Knuckles, to Shoot in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

A new feature film, THE WAREHOUSE, will celebrate the Godfather of House Music, GRAMMY Award-winning Frankie Knuckles (1955-2014) and Chicago's legendary Warehouse afterhours club, where the internationally recognized House Music genre was born. The film will be produced by Bob Teitel (Men of Honor, Barber Shop), Billy Dec (Rockit Ranch/Elston Films), Randy Crumpton (The Truth) and Joe Shanahan (Metro/Smartbar/Double Door). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean Sings 'Runaway Train' on QUEEN LATIFA SHOWSTAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean Sings 'Runaway Train' on QUEEN LATIFA SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2015

Broadway superstar Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) just performed her latest sing 'Runaway Train' on THE QUEEN LATIFA SHOW. Check out the performance below! (more...)

Jerome Ewing Releases MORE THAN MOTOWNJerome Ewing Releases MORE THAN MOTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

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Paula Abdul & Jason Derulo to Join SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Judge's TablePaula Abdul & Jason Derulo to Join SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Judge's Table
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

World-renowned choreographer, performer, singer and songwriter Paula Abdul and singer/songwriter/dancer Jason Derulo will join Nigel Lythgoe at the judges' table, alongside returning host Cat Deeley, for the 12th season of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. (more...)

R&B Star Johnny Gill Reveals Upcoming 'Game Changer' TourR&B Star Johnny Gill Reveals Upcoming 'Game Changer' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

R&B singer Johnny Gill sat down for an interview on Black Hollywood Live's top-rated show “Next” to reveal his upcoming 'Game Changer' tour and more. (more...)

Super Idina! Idina Menzel to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl!Super Idina! Idina Menzel to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

This just in! Tony winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel will sing the National Anthem and John Legend will sing 'America The Beautiful' as part of Super Bowl XLIX pregame festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performances will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff. (more...)

Tomas Doncker Band, IVY+BEAN, THE MUSICAL and More Set for Jan 2015 at SOPACTomas Doncker Band, IVY+BEAN, THE MUSICAL and More Set for Jan 2015 at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ) has announced its upcoming events for January 2015. Details below! (more...)

Saxophonist Dave Koz Joins Barry Manilow's ONE LAST TIME! Tour as Special GuestSaxophonist Dave Koz Joins Barry Manilow's ONE LAST TIME! Tour as Special Guest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

One more door opened today as Barry Manilow announced that the GRAMMY nominated Koz will be a special guest on his ONE LAST TIME! Tour in 2015. (more...)

AMNH to Continue 'One Step Beyond' Series with Louie Vega and Duane Harriot, 1/9AMNH to Continue 'One Step Beyond' Series with Louie Vega and Duane Harriot, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History continues One Step Beyond's eighth season with DJ sets by Louie Vega and Duane Harriot. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, January 9 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean Releases Music Video for 'This War'STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean Releases Music Video for 'This War'
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2014

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Angel City Chorale's Annual Holiday SEASON OF WONDER Set for This Weekend in LAAngel City Chorale's Annual Holiday SEASON OF WONDER Set for This Weekend in LA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink, will kick-off the holidays with its festive annual winter concert and sing-along, which takes place the first weekend in December every year. This year's 21st edition, Season of Wonder, will entertain audiences over two very special nights tonight, December 6, and Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

Cheyenne Elliott to Release Narada Michael Walden Produced Singles and an EP in 2015Cheyenne Elliott to Release Narada Michael Walden Produced Singles and an EP in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

A brand new star has appeared on the US music scene; her name is Cheyenne Elliott. Cheyenne is the granddaughter of iconic singer Dionne Warwick, and a cousin of the late superstar Whitney Houston. In early 2014, producer Narada Michael Walden discovered her exemplary vocal talent and invited her out to Tarpan Studios in San Rafael, California, where Whitney, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey and many other artists recorded some of their biggest hits. (more...)

Angel City Chorale's Annual Holiday SEASON OF WONDER Set for 12/6-7 in L.A.Angel City Chorale's Annual Holiday SEASON OF WONDER Set for 12/6-7 in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink, will kick-off the holidays with its festive annual winter concert and sing-along, which takes place the first weekend in December every year. This year's 21st edition, Season of Wonder, will entertain audiences over two very special nights on Saturday, December 6, and Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Debuts Music Video for New Single 'Runaway Train'VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Debuts Music Video for New Single 'Runaway Train'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Broadway superstar Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) just debuted her new music video for 'Runaway Train.' Check it out below! (more...)

THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS Returns to Joe's Pub TonightTHE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS Returns to Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

After its sold-out, world-premiere performance at Joe's Pub this past spring, Kenyon Phillips's autobiographical 90-minute rock opera, The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips, will return to Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003) tonight, October 24th, 2014, at 7:00PM. Author, playwright and actress Najla Said, who was recently profiled by Vogue, directs. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday Kicks Off Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE TodayJennifer Holliday Kicks Off Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Jennifer Holliday is hitting the road in THE COLOR PURPLE. (more...)

New Heritage Theatre to Present A SEASON IN AN EVENING: A NIGHT TO REMEMBER, 10/27New Heritage Theatre to Present A SEASON IN AN EVENING: A NIGHT TO REMEMBER, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

On Monday, October 27, 2014, New Heritage presents A Season in an Evening: A Night to Remember in celebration of the theater's 50 years. Actors, musicians, friends and supporters will be treated to an exciting glimpse of history with theatre and music performances by a stellar cast of New Heritage alums and invited guests. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday to Star in Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLEJennifer Holliday to Star in Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Jennifer Holliday will soon be hitting the road in THE COLOR PURPLE. (more...)

Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Closes Tonight at Joe's PubBridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Closes Tonight at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Public Theater presents Bridget Everett's critically acclaimed ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub. The show closes tonight, October 16, 2014. Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz, and Matt Ray, and directed by Scott Wittman, this shockingly funny and moving new show began performances on September 9 and was originally slated to close on October 11. ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. (more...)

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