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Date Of Birth:
February 15, 1951 (64)
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY, USA
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Tony Yazbeck, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below This WeekTony Yazbeck, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Coming up this week, 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, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

LOVE SONGS PLAYAROUND SHAKESPEARE Runs 3/26-27 in Ann ArborLOVE SONGS PLAYAROUND SHAKESPEARE Runs 3/26-27 in Ann Arbor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

LOVE SONGS PLAYAROUND SHAKESPEARE combines the lyrical and romantic songs from a new contemporary musical, LOVE SONGS-A Musical (Music & Lyrics by Steven Cagan, veteran composer/conductor, DREAMGIRLS Musical Director), with some of Shakespeare's most passionate, poetic love scenes, enhanced by modern visual technology and dance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Maureen McGovern Plays 54 Below; Tony Bennett, Sam Underwood & More Attend!Photo Flash: Maureen McGovern Plays 54 Below; Tony Bennett, Sam Underwood & More Attend!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Maureen McGovern took the stage at 54 Below for 'Celebrating Women Singer/Songwriters' from March 10-14, where she was visited by a slew of stars, including Tony Bennett and Sam Underwood. Check out photos below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/16/2015 - GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala, BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/16/2015 - GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala, BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: GTG honors Kate Mulgrew and more at its GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala, stars align for THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at 54 Below and more! (more...)

Rupert Holmes, Melissa Manchester & Sharon Vaughn Premiere Musical SWEET POTATO QUEENS Comes to TUTS UndergroundRupert Holmes, Melissa Manchester & Sharon Vaughn Premiere Musical SWEET POTATO QUEENS Comes to TUTS Underground
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

TUTS Underground just announced it will stage its first-ever reading of a new musical! (more...)

Corky Hale, Freda Payne Set for Billie Holiday 100th Birthday Celebration at Catalina Jazz Club, 4/6Corky Hale, Freda Payne Set for Billie Holiday 100th Birthday Celebration at Catalina Jazz Club, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Acclaimed Jazz harpist-pianist-vocalist Corky Hale will present a 100th Birthday Show honoring Billie Holiday on Monday, April 6 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Special guests will include singers Freda Payne, Eloise Laws and Tricia Tahara, with Hale on piano and harp, Lyman Medeiros on bass, John Chiodini on Guitar and Christopher Jones on drums. Holiday, who was born on April 7, 1915 and died in 1959, was one of the most important and influential jazz legends of all time. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Maureen McGovern's New 54 Below Show Celebrating Her Singer/Songwriter 'Sisters' Is Overstuffed and Over-SeasonedBWW Reviews: Maureen McGovern's New 54 Below Show Celebrating Her Singer/Songwriter 'Sisters' Is Overstuffed and Over-Seasoned
by Alix Cohen - Mar 12, 2015

Emerging as a pop diva in the 1970s, Maureen McGovern has been somewhere on the scene for decades. She still has a powerful, well-honed instrument, sufficient to perform confident acapella. However, It's difficult to tell from her new 54 Below show, Sing, My Sisters, Sing! Celebrating Women Singer/Songwriters, whether the artist's range has vastly diminished or arrangements and rhythms, often unsympathetic to original tunes, are so similar as to make an otherwise diverse selection of songs homogeneous. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maureen McGovern Will Celebrate Women at 54 BelowBWW Interview: Maureen McGovern Will Celebrate Women at 54 Below
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 9, 2015

The former pop star and Broadway headliner brings her tribute to female singer-songwriters to 54 Below. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 9-15, Featuring Maureen McGovern, David Henry Hwang, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 9-15, Featuring Maureen McGovern, David Henry Hwang, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 9, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Cast of Side Show: Added Attractions; Maureen McGovern: Celebrating Women Singer/Songwriters at 54 Below; Columbia University Songbook featuring David Henry Hwang & More; A Sophisticated Ladies Reunion at 54 Below; and 54 Sings A Man of No Importance. (more...)

Cast of SIDE SHOW, Maureen McGovern & More Set for 54 Below This WeekCast of SIDE SHOW, Maureen McGovern & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Coming up this week, 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, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Casts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next MonthCasts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

This March, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. Below, find the schedule for upcoming events over the next month. (more...)

Cast Announced for 31st Annual STAGE Benefit for APLA on 5/9Cast Announced for 31st Annual STAGE Benefit for APLA on 5/9
by Shari Barrett - Feb 26, 2015

Following last year's sold out benefit, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (STAGE) is delighted to announce the All-Star cast participating in the 31st annual gala, 'To Broadway, From Hollywood….With Love,' being held on Saturday, May 9th, at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. David Galligan directs with Brad Ellis serving as Musical Director for his first time. The cast includes Loni Anderson, Obba Babatunde, Adrienne Baron, Mary Jo Catlett, Carole Cook, James Darren, Loretta Devine, Nancy Dussault, David Engel, Barbara Eden, Julie Garnye, Thea Gill, Jason Graae, Gregory Harrison, Sally Kellerman, Jon Maher, Melissa Manchester, Pat Marshall, James C Mulligan, Patricia Morison, Robert Morse, Donna Pescow, Jake Simpson, Sally Struthers, Donna Theodore, Lisa Vroman and Adam Wylie. (more...)

Jason Graae, Patricia Morison, Sally Struthers and More Set for TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD...WITH LOVE Benefit This SpringJason Graae, Patricia Morison, Sally Struthers and More Set for TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD...WITH LOVE Benefit This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Following last year's sold out benefit, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (STAGE) is delighted to announce the All-Star cast participating in the 31st annual gala, 'To Broadway, From Hollywood....With Love,' being held on Saturday, May 9th, at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. David Galligan directs with Brad Ellis serving as Musical Director for his first time. (more...)

54 Below to Welcome Maureen McGovern, 3/10-1454 Below to Welcome Maureen McGovern, 3/10-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Maureen McGovern in 'Celebrating Women Singer/ Songwriters.' Maureen celebrates women singer/songwriters in her powerful new show and forthcoming CD, Sing, My Sisters, Sing!. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Series of ShowsMichael Feinstein Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Series of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards, the two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy nominated Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for five performances only - April 29 - May 3, 2015. The performance schedule is as follows: Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.; Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m.; Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m. A celebration of Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday, Feinstein will pay tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes by performing some of Sinatra's most beloved classics, including "New York, New York," "The Lady is a Tramp," and "All the Way." Tickets for Michael Feinstein range in price from $80 - $95 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

SiriusXM Announces Exclusive Valentine's Day ProgrammingSiriusXM Announces Exclusive Valentine's Day Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ SiriusXM today announced its exclusive Valentine's Day programming, in celebration of the romantic holiday, airing across multiple talk and music channels. (more...)

Save 15% on Christine Andreas, Paulo Szot and more at 54 BelowSave 15% on Christine Andreas, Paulo Szot and more at 54 Below
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 10, 2015

Save 15% on Christine Andreas, Paulo Szot and more at 54 Below (more...)

THE BLACK BOX Sets Live Music Series EventsTHE BLACK BOX Sets Live Music Series Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's new theater, music, and event venue, presents two special evenings of live music, featuring the April Hall Quartet on Valentine's Day and Celtic singer-songwriter Robbie O'Connell on February 20. (more...)

Ben Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksBen Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra to Present RAISE THE ROOF!, 2/28-3/1Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra to Present RAISE THE ROOF!, 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

This special Bainbride Symphony Orchestra program is one of celebration, community, and the American spirit. Through the generous support of the Fletcher Bay Foundation the BSO showcases its brand new set of timpani in American composer Michael Daugherty's thrilling concerto, Raise the Roof! performed by Gunnar Folsom. Kevin Puts won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010, and his work for orchestra, Millennium Canons, has its BSO debut in this winter concert, which also features the Introduction to Also sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss, Down a Country Lane and Variations on a Shaker Melody by Aaron Copland, and Antonín Dvo?ák's American Suite, op. 98b. Closing the performance in grand fashion is Beethoven's Chorale Fantasy featuring the BSO, Mark Salman on piano, and the Amabile Choir with Director Anne Pell. Singing of strength, unity and joy this masterpiece is the perfect end to this unique program. (more...)

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