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Date of Birth: July 31, 1941 (75)
Birth Place: Ottowa, ON, CANADA
Gender: Male
Big Stars Mark This May at Blue Note HawaiiBig Stars Mark This May at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

May has major stars lining up at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicking off with two local favorites DeAndre Brackensick and Robert Cazimero, followed up by seminal reggae artists Black Uhuru, soul songstress Meleana Brown and American Idol star Taylor Hicks. (more...)

Paul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits at Ridgefield PlayhousePaul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

After a sold-out 2015 performance, Paul Anka makes his triumphant return to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage! In this brand new show, Paul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits - His Way! The prolific singer, songwriter and music icon is best known for his chart-topping hits "Diana," "You Are My Destiny," "Lonely Boy," "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "Having My Baby," "Puppy Love" - the list goes on and on. Not just memories, but milestones, Paul Anka's hits defined generations of pop. (more...)

Prolific Composer Alan Menken to Receive Prestigious Johnny Mercer AwardProlific Composer Alan Menken to Receive Prestigious Johnny Mercer Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Alan Menken will be the 2017 recipient of the esteemed Johnny Mercer Award at the 48th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 15th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

After a sold-out 2015 performance, Paul Anka makes his triumphant return to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage!  In this brand new show, Paul Anka Celebrates 60 Years of Hits - His Way!  The prolific singer, songwriter and music icon is best known for his chart-topping hits "Diana," "You Are My Destiny," "Lonely Boy," "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "Having My Baby," "Puppy Love" - the list goes on and on. Not just memories, but milestones, Paul Anka's hits defined generations of pop.  Paul Anka will sing his way through the decades on Thursday, May 18 at 8 p.m. as part of the Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series and is partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa.  Paul Anka's live performances are energetic and lively, as he serenades his audiences and shows what a true showman he is! Don't miss this rare chance to experience one of music's greatest entertainers in an intimate setting. (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note HawaiiMarch Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

THE CATSKILL ON BROADWAY Will Bring the Mountains to the Desert for a Hilarious Evening at The McCallumTHE CATSKILL ON BROADWAY Will Bring the Mountains to the Desert for a Hilarious Evening at The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 13, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Catskills on Broadway on Friday, February 24, at 8:00pm, starring Freddie Roman, Elayne Boosler and Sarge. The Catskill Mountains of New York, the cradle of American humor, launched the careers of many of our greatest comics. In this all new version of the 1991 Broadway hit, Freddie Roman, Elayne Boosler and Sarge offer a laugh-packed nostalgic salute to the region whose hotels spawned scores of America's performers, writers and directors. Catskills on Broadway will have you howling with laughter with this great evening of good old-fashioned comedy that will take you back to the golden years of the Catskills.  (more...)

Ken Bloom Wins Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for 'Shuffle Along' CDKen Bloom Wins Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for 'Shuffle Along' CD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has won a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard CarlinIt's for Harbinger's Sissle and Blake Sing HUFFLE ALONG CD. This was Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of “Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club” was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii to Welcome Damaged Goods Comedy Tour with Andy BumataiBlue Note Hawaii to Welcome Damaged Goods Comedy Tour with Andy Bumatai
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, is pleased to expand its horizons with local comedy, featuring the Damaged Goods Comedy Tour with Andy Bumatai, co-produced with Greg Azus of Hawaii's Natural High and formerly of the Pipeline Cafe. (more...)

Rick Michel to Return to the MAC with FRANK SINATRA...A MUSICAL JOURNEYRick Michel to Return to the MAC with FRANK SINATRA...A MUSICAL JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

By popular demand Rick Michel returns to the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd, this time with his full 12-piece orchestra, to commemorate the legendary Frank Sinatra with songs and stories Friday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017
by - Jan 17, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, January 16, 2017 - All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and More!Broadway AM Report, January 16, 2017 - All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 16, 2017

This weekend's big news: The American Pops celebrates '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with a slew of stars in D.C. and 'WRITERS RESIST: #LouderTogether' takes place on the steps of the New York Public Library this Sunday! (more...)

Breaking News: Jennifer Holliday Cancels Performance at Trump InaugurationBreaking News: Jennifer Holliday Cancels Performance at Trump Inauguration
by Alan Henry - Jan 14, 2017

Less than a day after The New York Times reported that Jennifer Holliday would be performing at President-Elect Donald Trump's Inauguration on January 19th, the star has now canceled her performance after an outcry from the theatre and LGBT communities.  (more...)

CONFIRMED: Broadway Legend Jennifer Holliday Will Perform at Trump Inauguration 'For the People'CONFIRMED: Broadway Legend Jennifer Holliday Will Perform at Trump Inauguration 'For the People'
by Alan Henry - Jan 13, 2017

Confirmed: The New York Times reports that Jennifer Holliday will be performing at President-Elect Donald Trump's Inauguration on January 19th. (more...)

UPDATE: Paul Anka Pulls Out of Presidential Inauguration PerformanceUPDATE: Paul Anka Pulls Out of Presidential Inauguration Performance
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Anka spoke to TMZ and revealed he would not be appearing at the January 20th event due to personal issues. (more...)

Paul Anka to Sing Customized Version of 'My Way' at Trump InaugurationPaul Anka to Sing Customized Version of 'My Way' at Trump Inauguration
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 12, 2017

Paul Anka will sing a special version of his iconic song 'My Way' at the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20th. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Paul Anka at NJPAC on Friday December 16thBWW Interview: Paul Anka at NJPAC on Friday December 16th
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 14, 2016

Paul Anka, one of America's favorite performers, will be onstage at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Friday, December 16th at 8:00 in the Center's Prudential Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIANO GUYS at NJPAC for Great Holiday EntertainmentBWW Review: THE PIANO GUYS at NJPAC for Great Holiday Entertainment
by Katherine Reardon - Dec 12, 2016

The Piano Guys performed a great show at NJPAC on Friday, December 9th. (more...)

Give NJ ENTERTAINMENT for the HolidaysGive NJ ENTERTAINMENT for the Holidays
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 12, 2016

Now that holiday shopping is in full swing, consider the gift of entertainment for your family, friends and co-workers. New Jersey has some of the best theaters and performing arts centers in the metropolitan area. (more...)

Ken Bloom Receives Grammy Nomination for SHOW AND TELL:  The New Book of Broadway AnecdotesKen Bloom Receives Grammy Nomination for SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL:  The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard Carlin. This is Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of "Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club" was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album. (more...)

Entertain and Dine NJ StyleEntertain and Dine NJ Style
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 29, 2016

This holiday season is ideal for theatergoers and foodies in New Jersey. We have listed some of the top venues along with local dining suggestions. Check out our entertainment and restaurant pairings throughout the Garden State. (more...)

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