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THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Gleeful Judy Garland ChristmasTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Gleeful Judy Garland Christmas
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 25, 2014

Today we revisit one of the most memorable holiday specials ever created in honor of Christmas. (more...)

Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year LineupBirdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its end-of-year schedule, running December 31 - January 18, including: The Birdland Big Band featuring Jane Monheit on New Year's Eve, Dave Stryker Group, Barbara Carroll, Joe Lovano, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 9 - Judy! Judy! Judy!VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 9 - Judy! Judy! Judy!
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Dec 21, 2014

Welcome to Day 9 of BroadwayWorld's 12 Days of Christmas 'video' features. Today, we have something really, really special. SO special, that I will NEVER throw away my VHS copy. I watch it every single year! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in JanuaryLindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2015 schedule, featuring The Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Beegie Adair Trio, Barbara Carroll, Jay Leonhart Trio, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Dena DeRose, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, and MORE! (more...)

Steve Marvin to Join Capital Jazz Orchestra to Honor Billie Holiday in 2015Steve Marvin to Join Capital Jazz Orchestra to Honor Billie Holiday in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Guest vocalist Steve Marvin joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra in A Centennial Salute to Frank Sinatra on Friday, January 16, at 7:30pm. The first and possibly the greatest American musical superstar, Frank Sinatra was inarguably one of the most successful, multi-talented entertainers of the 20th century, singing with the most popular big bands of the 40s, pursuing a successful solo recording career, and earning Academy Awards as an actor. Backing Mr. Marvin in this centennial salute to the musical legacy of the Chairman of the Board is the acclaimed Capital Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Clayton 'Skip' Poole. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ellen Greene Sets CD Aglow: SONGS FOR A WINTER'S NIGHTBWW Reviews: Ellen Greene Sets CD Aglow: SONGS FOR A WINTER'S NIGHT
by Don Grigware - Dec 9, 2014

Few singers have the expertly unique phrasing or deeply felt emotional delivery of Ellen Greene. She is a one.of.a.kind first class gem and after 10 long years, has finally released a second CD entitled Songs for a Winter's Night with her terrific musical partner Christian Klikovits at the piano. Fans of Greene will remember that in 2004 they collaborated on her first solo album the evocative In His Eyes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: KRITZERLAND CHRISTMAS Puts the Jolly in Your HollyBWW Reviews: KRITZERLAND CHRISTMAS Puts the Jolly in Your Holly
by Don Grigware - Dec 9, 2014

The cast of fantastic singers included Kim Huber, Robert Yacko, Madison Claire Parks, Roger Befeler, special guest Jason Graae, and young singers Sami and Sarah Staitman, Brennley Brown, Paige Befeler and 10 year-old Hadley Belle Miller. Virtuoso pianist James Lent served as musical director for the event headed up by host Bruce Kimmel, who was in especially good form about to celebrate a birthday on December 8. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Unveils Holiday Season ScheduleBuffalo Philharmonic Unveils Holiday Season Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

As the holidays approach, this is the time of year when everyone's thoughts turn towards creating lasting family memories and enjoying traditions. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is offering four chances to experience the joy of music and magic of the holidays with exciting, high-quality performances infused with the spirit of the season. (more...)

Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown's 'Waiting for Wings' Featured on Cincinnati Pops' Album CARNIVAL OF ANIMALSGeorgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown's 'Waiting for Wings' Featured on Cincinnati Pops' Album CARNIVAL OF ANIMALS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announces the release of its latest album, Carnival of the Animals, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell. The recording marks the 93rd Pops recording in its history (adding to an abundant legacy including a Grammy-winner) and the third under Mr. Russell. Carnival of the Animals will appear on the Orchestra's own label, Fanfare Cincinnati, and be distributed by Naxos. (more...)

Sundance Institute Sets Projects, Artists for Fall Theatre LabsSundance Institute Sets Projects, Artists for Fall Theatre Labs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the projects and artists that will participate in its two Fall artist development programs: the inaugural Playwrights Studio at Flying Point in Water Mill, NY (October 19-26), as well as the two-week Theatre Lab (November 30 - December 14) for musical theatre, ensemble-generated projects and solo work at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the initiatives are among the Theatre Program's five annual Labs and Residencies for theatre artists and part of the 24 artist residency labs across many creative disciplines Sundance Institute offers annually. (more...)

Great American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and THE BUS STOPS HERE Set for MusicalFare's Cabaret Lineup This MonthGreat American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and THE BUS STOPS HERE Set for MusicalFare's Cabaret Lineup This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre is proud to announce four October events in their Premier Center Cabaret. (more...)

'Judy Garland And Friends: Duets' & 'That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From The Judy Garland Show' Available On Savoy Jazz'Judy Garland And Friends: Duets' & 'That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From The Judy Garland Show' Available On Savoy Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Songstress Barbra Streisand has been garnering incredible attention and sales for her 'Partners' album, but Savoy Jazz has a few of the brightest gems in her duet repertoireher duets with icon Judy Garland. The songs featured on two Savoy Jazz releases 'Hooray For Love' medley which appears on 'Judy Garland and Friends: Duets' and the all-time classic 'Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again' medley taken from 'That Old Feeling: Classic Ballads From the Judy Garland Show'are priceless recordings from the early 60's.Both albums are collections of hand-picked performances taken from the 1963 CBS-TV series 'The Judy Garland Show.' Compiled by Emmy-winning historian John Fricke, the stellar sets feature unforgettable performances (as well as many previously unavailable on CD), showcasing the talents of entertainers such as Streisand, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Lena Horne, Count Basie, Vic Damone and others. Also included in the packages are rare black and white photographs taken from rehearsals and tapings of the Garland series. (more...)

Singer Barbara Morrison to Perform at the Roswell Jazz FestivalSinger Barbara Morrison to Perform at the Roswell Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

?Singer Barbara Morrison will perform with an illustrious group of musicians including piano players Bill Cunliffe, Michael Francis and Dr. Roger Dickerson and trumpeter Ray Vega Friday through Sunday at the Roswell Jazz Festival. (more...)

Great American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and THE BUS STOPS HERE Set for MusicalFare's Cabaret Lineup This MonthGreat American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and THE BUS STOPS HERE Set for MusicalFare's Cabaret Lineup This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre is proud to announce four October events in their Premier Center Cabaret. (more...)

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Begins 2014-2015 Season with New Associate ConductorThe Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Begins 2014-2015 Season with New Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra begins its 2014-15 season on Sept. 13, with a new Associate Conductor, many outstanding guest artists, and collaborations slated with many of the area's leading cultural and educational institutions. A recording project for Naxos will shed light on the works of the little-known French composer Florent Schmitt, and the orchestra will continue its search for a new pops conductor and concertmaster. (more...)

Schedule Announced for Buffalo Philharmonic Season; Tickets On Sale, 8/9Schedule Announced for Buffalo Philharmonic Season; Tickets On Sale, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

BUFFALO, NY -- Saturday, August 9 marks the first opportunity to obtain individual tickets to all concerts in the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2014-15 season. Highlights include superstar Renee Fleming; Broadway sensations Matthew Morrison, Ben Vereen and Megan Hilty; Bartok's dark and thrilling opera'Bluebeard's Castle' with a set by glass artist Dale Chihuly; Celtic Thunder; Rachmaninoff and Beethoven festivals; and BPO Rocks shows, including the Music of Led Zeppelin. Tickets range from $29-$83 and are available by visitingbpo.org, calling (716) 885-5000, or visiting the BPO Box Office at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo. (more...)

Peggy King to Make First LA Appearance in Over 30 Years at the Catalina Jazz Club, 7/27Peggy King to Make First LA Appearance in Over 30 Years at the Catalina Jazz Club, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Peggy King, one of the most popular TV and recording stars of the 1950's, will make her first Los Angeles appearance in more than 30 years on Sunday, July 27 at 7:30 PM at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Joining her will be acclaimed pianist, harpist and vocalist Corky Hale, leading an all-star quartet including Lymon Medeiros on bass, Jack LeCompte on drums and John Chiodini on guitar. (more...)

The Buffalo Philharmonic Offers Early Access to Six of Its ConcertsThe Buffalo Philharmonic Offers Early Access to Six of Its Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

On Thursday, July 17, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will offer the public a chance to lock in their favorite seats to six of the season's highlights. (more...)

7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #3 - EVITA, DICK TRACY & Madonna7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #3 - EVITA, DICK TRACY & Madonna
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 14, 2014

Today we continue a special spotlight series highlighting the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM with a tribute to two movies for which they each received Academy Awards, EVITA and DICK TRACY, respectively. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Take Part in RadioLoveFest, Beg. TodayLin-Manuel Miranda & More Take Part in RadioLoveFest, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

From today, June 4 to June 8, two iconic New York City institutions join to celebrate an ever evolving medium that was born more than 100 years ago-radio. For this five day festival, WNYC takes-up residence at BAM venues to reimagine some of public radio's most treasured programs as live, contemporary theatrical engagements. Passionate WNYC fans and curious newcomers can revel in their 'love' of favorite radio and podcast hosts at this unprecedented event. (more...)

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