Peggy Lee News

Date of Birth: May 26, 1920
Date of Death: January 21, 2002 (81)
Birth Place: Jamestown, ND, USA
Gender: Female
Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at BirdlandMelissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This JulyMelissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jamie Brickhouse to Present 'DANGEROUS WHEN WET' Pride Weekend PerformanceJamie Brickhouse to Present 'DANGEROUS WHEN WET' Pride Weekend Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Sodomite Jamie Brickhouse (three-time Moth StorySLAM champion; voices on Beavis and Butthead) faces his three most defining relationships-booze, sex, and his Texas tornado of a mother Mama Jean-in this darkly comic tour de force. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to the start of Memorial Day Weekend: It's Friday, May 26, 2017 and time to live life dramatically! It really sounds like we should be cutting a ribbon somewhere to herald the start of the long weekend that kicks off summer, but instead we sit here in front of a computer screen, remembering and reminiscing, in hopes of providing you with something to read while you sit by the pool, waiting for the SPF37 to kick in! (more...)

Melissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at BirdlandMelissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway leading lady and Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico will return to the Broadway at Birdland Concert Series with 'Broadway Firecracker' on Monday, July 3 at 7pm at Birdland Jazz (315 West 44th Street), bringing this special summer holiday concert to her favorite jazz venue. (more...)

Sylvia Brooks, Jazz Vocalist, Performs in Concert to Celebrate Release of 'The Arrangement'Sylvia Brooks, Jazz Vocalist, Performs in Concert to Celebrate Release of 'The Arrangement'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

???????From Jazz Noir to Technicolor, jazz vocalist Sylvia Brooks, Tarzana resident, ?reveals a vivid array of new emotional hues on her about to be released third CD, The Arrangement, a beautifully intimate collaboration with the talents of brilliant Los Angeles arrangers. In celebration of the release, Brooks along with her arrangers will perform in concert at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Wednesday, June 7 at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Francesca Capetta Sings Dean Martin: A Centennial Celebration this JulyFrancesca Capetta Sings Dean Martin: A Centennial Celebration this July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

This performance celebrates the 100th birthday of Italian-American entertainer Dean Martin. The show, written and performed by Francesca Capetta, features Tony Award-winner Liliane Montevecchi (Broadway: Nine {Tony and Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical}, Grand Hotel {Tony Nomination}, Le Plume de Ma Tante. Irma la Douce, Gigi, Hello Dolly!) and cabaret singer Stacy Sullivan (It's a good day-A tribute to Miss Peggy Lee, On the Air, Since you've asked). Music Director: Ian Herman. (more...)

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGERThe Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGER
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions present THE JAZZ SINGER, a new musical adaption of Samson Raphaelson's classic story of a son's struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father's plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. The production will run May 23 - June 18, 2017 at Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts. (more...)

THIS AMERICAN LIFE's Ira Glass to Bring Storytelling to Massey Hall This WeekendTHIS AMERICAN LIFE's Ira Glass to Bring Storytelling to Massey Hall This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

This Saturday evening, May 13, at Massey Hall, we welcome Ira Glass, the creator, producer & host of the award-winning, iconic weekly public radio program This American Life. Glass returns to Toronto for a unique evening of storytelling. (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Pops Open With John Williams Celebration and Special Guest, Queen LatifahBWW Review: Boston Pops Open With John Williams Celebration and Special Guest, Queen Latifah
by Nancy Grossman - May 11, 2017

The 2017 Boston Pops Spring season is a tribute to Boston Pops Conductor Laureate John Williams who celebrates his 85th birthday this year. Opening night featured film and recording star Queen Latifah in her Pops debut and they'll do it all over again tonight. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BEST OF EVERYTHING at 2ND STORY THEATREBWW Review: THE BEST OF EVERYTHING at 2ND STORY THEATRE
by Larry O'Brien - May 11, 2017

Women in business in the 1950's--not the easiest row to hoe. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone makes his Cafe Carlyle debut, June 20 - 23. (more...)

Jazz Starlet Bria Skonberg Covers Bjork's 'It's Oh So Quiet'Jazz Starlet Bria Skonberg Covers Bjork's 'It's Oh So Quiet'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Vocalist, trumpeter and songwriter Bria Skonberg re-imagines it all on her new OKeh/Masterworks album, With a Twist. Coming off a recent Juno Award (Canada's version of The Grammys) for her first OKeh collection, Bria, Skonberg spins her cool and confident vocal style (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, PICNIC, DIAL M FOR MURDER and More Set for Stage Door Players' 44th SeasonSMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, PICNIC, DIAL M FOR MURDER and More Set for Stage Door Players' 44th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Stage Door Players celebrates the announcement of its exciting 44th Season as Dunwoody's own professional theatre. This season includes new takes on your favorite American classics: uplifting, hopeful, challenging and raucous fun. (more...)

Jazz Starlet Bria Skonberg Stirs Things Up WITH A TWISTJazz Starlet Bria Skonberg Stirs Things Up WITH A TWIST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The euphoric buzz of New York, over cocktails on the edge of evening, alive with possibilities…anything goes. (more...)

Bria Skonberg Releases 'With A Twist ... In Every Sense' 5/19Bria Skonberg Releases 'With A Twist ... In Every Sense' 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The euphoric buzz of New York, over cocktails on the edge of evening, alive with possibilities…anything goes. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old GlobeDule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. (more...)

Gary Williams and Friends to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMADGary Williams and Friends to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Described as "old school virtuosity," by Time Out, star of the West End's 'Rat Pack' Gary Williams celebrates some of Hollywood's greatest musical moments.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

- A List of the Top Contemporary Artists of Today Artists from every contemporary field are featured on the list, providing expansive and in-depth coverage of truly talented individuals - The Judges team believe each entrant featured on this list is a name worth remembering. Every artist included on the Gold List has earned their spot there, be it through a growing reputation among the art community or an established name that continues to inspire and excite. Nothing gives them more pleasure than recognizing these inspirational talents and providing a platform for the exposure they so greatly deserve. The Gold List not only showcases an incredible repertoire of work for each entrant, but also an insight into to person behind the art, with an in-depth biography and feature article also included for every artist. - The First Special Edition of Art Market Magazine, Available for Direct Distribution Art Market Magazine is an art publication of high renowned, enjoying a reputation that continues to grow with each passing issue. In just three short years, the magazine has grown from a passion project covering the emerging Israeli art scene to truly international publication that takes you on a journey through the global art world. With a monthly readership of 16,000 and growing, Art Market Magazine's success is not by chance, but a result of passionate art coverage for people that love art. Each issue is packed with content, with reviews, feature articles, artist profiles and interviews the art and culture coverage featured here is as varied as it is extensive. Now, Art Market is ecstatic to produce the first-ever special edition in the shape of The Gold List, a testament to how far the publication has come in such a short time. Better still, direct distribution of this special edition is fully available for art galleries, curators, collectors, investors and any other industry leaders of the art world. This is a highly-anticipated edition will provide exposure to over 50,000 readers worldwide, including European and North American markets, truly helping to solidify Art Market Magazine's status as a leading global art publication. - The Gold List issue of Art Market Magazine is now available in both print and digital copy, and can be found at the following retailers: - Steimatzky (Tel Aviv, Israel), Magzter, Pocketmags, Amazon (Kindle), iOS & Google Play App. In the upcoming few weeks will be also available in Barnes & Noble's (USA). Additionally, each artist will also enjoy an online digital exhibition on Art Market Magazine's official website. - About Art Market Magazine Founded in 2014, Art Market magazine offers comprehensive coverage of the world of fine art and beyond. Known for its quality and passion for all things art, Art Market Magazine offers each reader a deeper focus on auctions, art fairs and exhibitions from all over the world, along with articles and exclusive interviews with emerging and most known artists in the world today. In previous issues, Art Market Magazine has featured exclusive interviews with some of the most important and influential figures in the art world today, including: Jeff Koons, Liz Sterling- Head of contemporary art department at Sotheby's, Jacob Pabst- Artnet CEO, Yayoi Kusama, Cindy Sherman, Andrew Salgado, Tony Terto and many more. List of Chosen Photographers for the Gold List Special Edition Issue One Joshua Miels . Feromontana . Debi Oulu . Marco Battaglini . Mally Elbaz Almandine . Maritha Van Amerom . Michal Shelly . Nellien Brewer . Ora Nissim . Dana Zaltzman . Samantha French . Emily Harris . Dr. Lilac Abramsky-arazi . Guy Aloni . Lika Ramati . Boris Leifer . Peggy Lee . Agita Keiri . Joyce Pommer . Sergio Camporeale . Brian Sostrom . Doron Gal- Adoni . Raphael Perez . Tanya Isaacson . Assaf Basson . Uriel Cazes . Niva Dotan . Lela Migirov . Orna Naor . Catriona Cameron . Emerich Meerson . Ayelet Boker . Zvika Horesh . Ynin Shillo . Paul Michael Montelongo . Whitney Babin . Daphne Horev . Elhanan Simhayev (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering The Best and Worst of Mr. Blackwell at the Hollywood MuseumPhoto Flash: Remembering The Best and Worst of Mr. Blackwell at the Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

From Broadway and B-Movies to fiascoes in fashion, Mr. Blackwell was the original arbiter of wrong and right on the red carpet. From Carol Channing ('Finger paints, chicken feathers, and glue thrown into an electric fan'-1966) to Bette Midler (Potluck in a laundramat'-1973), Blackwell remarked, 'I'm only saying out loud what everyone else is whispering.' (more...)

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