Otis Redding News

Date Of Birth:
September 09, 1941
Date Of Death:
December 10, 1967 (26)
Birth Place:
Dawson, GA, USA
Gender:
Male
Ben Platt, Tony Yazbeck, NYC Cabaret Festival & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

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...)

Nikki M. James, Keala Settle and More Join Andrew Kober in KOBERET Tonight at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Andrew Kober's KOBERET tonight, August 18th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 18-24, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

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: Ben Platt: I'm Here!, The Songs of Anderson & Petty, Ga Ga for Gershwin, Andrew Kober's Koberet and Rhonda Ross. (more...)

THE SUNSET STRIP & GIBSON FOUNDATION to Unveil GuitarTown Art Pieces
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

THE SUNSET STRIP and GIBSON FOUNDATION are excited to unveil their next installment of 10-foot, one-of-a-kind guitars Tuesday, August 19 (more...)

Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and release an album on Concord Records to the winner of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International jazz Vocal Competition, now known as the SASSY awards. (more...)

U.S. Postal Service Honors Groundbreaking Singer Janis Joplin on Limited-Edition Forever Stamp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The U.S. Postal Service today added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park. (more...)

First Look - Legendary Singer Janis Joplin Honored with USPS Music Icon Forever Stamp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

U.S. Postal Service Honors Groundbreaking Singer Janis Joplin on Limited-Edition Forever Stamp (more...)

Gay Football Star Among 5 Major New Characters Revealed for GLEE's Final Season!
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

When the final season of FOX's Glee returns to the line up in 2015, the halls of McKinley High will be filled with some brand new faces. (more...)

Ray LaMontagne Coming to Hershey Theatre, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

SLP Concerts and Hershey Theatre are proud to announce a concert featuring Ray LaMontagne with The Bell on Friday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. Special guest for the evening will be The Belle Brigade. (more...)

Nikki M. James, Keala Settle and More Join Andrew Kober in KOBERET at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Andrew Kober's KOBERET on Monday, August 18th at 9:30pm. The performance will feature guest appearances by Andrew's Les Miserables cast mates Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon), Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody), Caissie Levy (Hair), and Samantha Hill (The Phantom of the Opera), as well as a never-before-heard duet between Andrew and Elena Shaddow (The Bridges of Madison County). (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Contestant Michael Johns Dies at 35; Cowell, Jackson React to Tragic News
by TV News Desk - Aug 03, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter reports the sad news that singer-songwriter Michael Johns has died at age 35. (more...)

Jody Gerson Named Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 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. (more...)

Shoshana Bean Set for for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA at Industry Bar Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA features a rotating cast of dynamic female talent paying tribute to the greatest over the top icons throughout history! From Cher to Whitney, Mariah to Britney, you'll hear them all every Monday night at Industry Bar. There's never a cover and the show is always brand new. (more...)

NJPAC to Welcome Beres Hammond, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening of romantic, soulful reggae with long-reigning singer-songwriter Beres Hammond, Jamaica's undisputed king of "lovers rock" and one of contemporary reggae's most iconic stars. Featuring special guests Chaka Demus & Pliers Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 8pm. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

Grey & Mofro to Play WHBPAC, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Southern singer-songwriter JJ Grey and his band Mofro perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $45, $55, $65 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

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...)

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