Otis Redding News

Date Of Birth:
September 09, 1941
Date Of Death:
December 10, 1967 (26)
Birth Place:
Dawson, GA, USA
Gender:
Male
Zak Resnick, Teal Wicks and More Star in PIECE OF MY HEART, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, produced by Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas (Executive Producer), opens tonight, July 21, 2014, at the The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

Stax Records Musical in the Works from Producer Stuart Benjamin; Eyeing 2016 Broadway Premiere?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Billboard reports that Grammy-winning producer Stuart Benjamin, along with Concord Music Group, is developing a new musical based on the Stax Records music label, with book by Matthew Benjamin and sights on a 2016 Broadway bow. (more...)

Nona Hendryx, Kamara Thomas, Audra Isadora/Boyfriend and More Set for Joe's Pub This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances this week, July 2-13, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Mike Daisey, Julie Klausner, Catie Lazarus & More Set for Joe's Pub, 6/25-7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its lineup for June 25-July 6, including JULIE KLAUSNER'S CABARET SITUATION, MIKE DAISEY: YES THIS MAN, CATIE LAZARUS: THE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH SHOW, LEONID FEDOROV AND VLADIMIR VOLKOV, SHARABI FEAT. MANU NARAYAN, FRANK LONDON & DEEP SINGH, DUSTBOWL REVIVAL - KARSH KALE: COLLECTIVE SESSIONS, SYMPHONIC SUNDAYS W/ MOTHER FALCON & TODD REYNOLDS FOURPLAY STRING QUARTET. (more...)

Straight No Chaser Coming to The VETS, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser has announced its return to The VETS in Providence as part of a massive 58-city, 66-show tour, dubbed “THE HAPPY HOUR TOUR.” The Providence engagement will be Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 7:30pm. Tickets, on sale now, are $39.30-$59.50, and can be purchased by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787), online at www.TheVetsRI.com or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St. in Providence. Summer Box Office Hours: M-Th, 10A – 3P; open two hours prior to curtain time on performance dates. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts. The VETS will be closed for renovation until September. (more...)

Straight No Chaser to Play The Beacon Theatre, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

MSG Entertainment and AEG Live announced that Straight No Chaser will take the Beacon Theatre stage on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8:00PM, as a part of "The Happy Hour Tour." Tickets are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Jermaine Dupri & Ne-Yo to Receive Special Honors at 27th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center Announces 2014-2015 Season Featuring Music, Dance, Comedy & More
by Jillian Gaier - May 21, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced 24 new shows for 2014-2015 featuring world-class performances in music, dance, comedy, speakers and family entertainment. For 33 years, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts has presented a popular and diverse range of outstanding performances for fans of all ages and diverse interests. Tickets will be available to members of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 20 and on sale to the general public on Friday, June 13 at noon. Tickets and memberships may be purchased online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Zak Resnick, Leslie Kritzer, de'Adre Aziza, Teal Wicks and More to Star in PIECE OF MY HEART; Full Cast Announced, Rehearsals Begin Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The full cast has been announced for Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, an upcoming new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns. Produced by Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas (Executive Producer), the show began rehearsals today, and begins previews at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center on June 25, 2014, with an official opening night set for July 21, 2014. (more...)

Shoshana Bean Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein will welcome star of stage and recording artist, Shoshana Bean, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one night only - Thursday, June 5 at 8 p.m. Best known for her stellar performances as Elphaba in the smash Broadway musical Wicked, Shoshana will perform tracks off her sophomore album, 'O'Farrell Street,' which features her unique take on vintage soul music of the late 1960's drawing inspiration from artists like Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Etta James and Sam Cooke, as well as beloved soul classics by those same artists who inspired the record. Get ready for an energetic, soulful and moving evening of Shoshana's nostalgic and refreshing originals. Tickets for Shoshana Bean range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Zak Resnick, Linda Hart, Leslie Kritzer & More to Star in Signature's Bert Berns Musical PIECE OF MY HEART
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Producers Merged Work Productions and Jack Thomas announced today the cast of the upcoming new musical, Piece of My Heart, based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns. The show begins previews at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center on June 25, 2014, with an official opening night set for July 21, 2014. Tickets are on sale beginning today via TicketCentral.com. (more...)

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Unveils Top 10 Music Festival Performances of All-Time
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled the Top 10 music festival performances of all-time. This March, fans around the world were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite moments from a list of 20. (more...)

Bradley Dean, Derrick Baskin & More Set for Kansas City Symphony Orchestra's OH WHAT A NIGHT! Tonight & Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Broadway Stars Bradley Dean (A Little Night Music, Spamalot) Derrick Baskin (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Little Mermaid) and Ron Bohmer (Ragtime, Sunset Boulevard) will be appearing with Maestro Aram Demirjian and the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri in OH WHAT A NIGHT! Friday April 18th at 8:00pm and Saturday April 19th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Photo Coverage: PBS Gives Sneak Peek of Dave Clark 5 Special
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 08, 2014

Great Performances presents a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores. The Dave Clark Five and Beyond Glad All Over features newly filmed interviews with Tom Hanks, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt of The E Street Band, Stevie Wonder, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons of Kiss, Whoopi Goldberg, Dionne Warwick, '60s fashion icon Twiggy and Sir Ian McKellen, all sharing their memories of how the music of the 60s and the cultural revolution of 1964 changed their lives forever. (more...)

Derrick Baskin, Ron Bohmer & Andrew Samonsky to Join Dayton Philharmonic at Schuster Center, Tonight & Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Broadway Stars Derrick Baskin (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Little Mermaid) Ron Bohmer (Ragtime, Sunset Boulevard) and Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific, Merrily We Roll Along) will be appearing with Maestro Neal Gittleman and the Dayton Philharmonic at the Schuster Center in Dayton, Ohio in OH WHAT A NIGHT! Friday April 4th at 8:00pm and Saturday April 5th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Welcomes Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Award-winning rhythm and blues singer Bettye LaVette performs songs from her 50 year career, including selections from her latest album, Thankful N' Thoughtful, tonight, March 21 at 10:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Announces CD/DVD Release of Mystery Girl - Deluxe, the 25th Anniversary Edition of Roy Orbison's Final Album Masterpiece, on May 20, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, in conjunction with Roy's Boys LLC, the Nashville-based company formed by the sons of the late Roy Orbison, commemorate the 25th anniversary of the artist's Mystery Girl with the release of both a CD/DVD Deluxe edition coming Tuesday, May 20, 2014 as well as a 15-track (audio only) Mystery Girl Expanded edition CD. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter, Benji Hughes, Mates of State and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Looking ahead at Joe's Pub at The Public, performances running today, March 18, through March 30 include: A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN - JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL & HOLLY HUNTER - PAUL LOREN - FIRST ANNUAL FEMINIST BALL - FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014: SONIA OLLA's TIEMPO AL AIRE - MOBY DICK, PART III: THE BALLAD OF PIP - ARBOREA W/ CASSANDRA JENKINS - THE HOT SARDINES - BENJI HUGHES - FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014: SILVIA PEREZ CRUZ & RAUL FERNANDEZ REFREE's CRUZ MIRO - FUEL FANDANGO - OUR LADY J - VINCENT D'ONOFRIO & DANA LYN - TRANS FORMATIVE: AN EVENING OF SONGS THAT PROPEL US - PT WALKLEY - UBU SINGS UBU - CHARLES YANG - COMPANY FREAK - JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND - BRIDGET EVERETT - NEVER SLEEP ALONE - MATES OF STATE - JESUS ON THE MAINLINE / NATALIE CRESSMAN - CARMEN SOUZA. Details below! (more...)

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