Peggy Lee News

 

Peggy Lee News

Date Of Birth:
May 26, 1920
Date Of Death:
January 21, 2002 (81)
Birth Place:
Jamestown, ND, USA
Gender:
Female
Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 25th (6:30pm) playing the best music of the Swing Era! Plus pre-concert dinner at Falls Village Inn (5pm). The weekend continues on Sunday, July 26th (3pm) with the Avalon String Quartet performing Faure, Debussy, and Ravel with guest artists Jan Opalach, Bass-Baritone and Jonathan Yates, Piano and Music Mountain's new Musical Director. For the second season, Music Mountain is offering an extended summer program filled with Music Mountain debuts, first time guests, brand new series', and returning favorite bands and ensembles! Chamber, country, opera, jazz, and folk concerts are scheduled thru September 27th. (more...)

Amanda Baker Set for Uptown Cabaret Second Monday Singers Showcase Finale, 7/13Amanda Baker Set for Uptown Cabaret Second Monday Singers Showcase Finale, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

No Name producer Eric Vetter wraps up the   Uptown Cabaret Second Monday'  monthly singers showcase  at Manhattan's Indian Road Cafe on Monday, July 13 with a featured performance by vocalist / actress  Amanda Baker.   (more...)

MetroStar Extends 2015 Submissions DeadlineMetroStar Extends 2015 Submissions Deadline
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

The 2015 'MetroStar Talent Challenge' is extending its deadline for applications to July 4 and adding new mentoring to help competitors up their games during the 7-week contest. The eighth annual edition of the summer tradition runs for seven consecutive Mondays, from July 6 through August 17.  All contestants must certify that they will be available to compete throughout the jury-and audience-voted, elimination-round competition. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FRINGE 2015: JEN DE NESS IN SEE THINGS LIKE YOU Looks At The Lives Of Patrons Of A Tango ClubBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FRINGE 2015: JEN DE NESS IN SEE THINGS LIKE YOU Looks At The Lives Of Patrons Of A Tango Club
by Barry Lenny - Jun 29, 2015

Jen de Ness is a singer and songwriter, co-composing with her husband, Bill Atkinson, who accompanies her on guitar for this performance. (more...)

Broadway's Melissa Errico Releases New Recording of 'Walking Happy'Broadway's Melissa Errico Releases New Recording of 'Walking Happy'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

?Ghostlight Records will expand their special single from stage and screen star Melissa Errico with the third song, "Walking Happy." The digital exclusive is available today, June 23, 2015, on iTunes here. (more...)


by Matt Hanson - Jun 23, 2015

Over a hundred years ago, in the land now known as Czechoslovakia, a Moravian biologist named Dr. Vladimir Úlehla walked the cemeteries and fields of Stražnice. He composed folk songs, enchanted by a world between the wings of grey doves and the hooves of the hussar's horse. (more...)

Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors FestivalJudy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country's longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22, 2015. A range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition will be presented across three weeks, from July 22 - August 9. (more...)

Musical Star & Voice of 'Chiquita Banana' Monica Lewis Dies at 93Musical Star & Voice of 'Chiquita Banana' Monica Lewis Dies at 93
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Monica Lewis, a former Benny Goodman vocalist who headlined the very first broadcast of the 'Ed Sullivan Show,' died on June 12 of natural causes at her apartment in Woodland Hills, CA. She was 93. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE Brings Presidential Concerts To AdelaideBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE Brings Presidential Concerts To Adelaide
by Barry Lenny - Jun 13, 2015

Harper Clements looks back over her forty years, working in the White House. (more...)

Actress & Recording Star Monica Lewis, Voice of Chiquita Banana, Dies at 93Actress & Recording Star Monica Lewis, Voice of Chiquita Banana, Dies at 93
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Monica Lewis, a former Benny Goodman vocalist who headlined the very first broadcast of the 'Ed Sullivan Show,' was THE VOICE of the popular Chiquita BANANA cartoons, clowned opposite Jerry Lewis, Red Skelton and Danny Kaye, turned down a marriage proposal from Ronald Reagan and went on to play co-starring roles in such films as 'Earthquake,' 'Airport 1975' and 'The Concorde--Airport '79,' died on June 12 of natural causes at her apartment in Woodland Hills, CA. She was 93. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mario Cantone Chats New, Broadway-Hopeful Comedy ShowSTAGE TUBE: Mario Cantone Chats New, Broadway-Hopeful Comedy Show
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2015

Mario Cantone -- comedian, actor and Broadway star -- is taking the stage this summer with a new stand-up routine called ON THE WAY TO BROADWAY, which features his signature, irreverent humor and wickedly funny impersonations. Cantone just stopped by AOL HQ to talk about the show, which he hopes to actually bring to the Great White Way, and more. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Tony Bennett to Headline 4th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival at NJPAC, 11/7-15Tony Bennett to Headline 4th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival at NJPAC, 11/7-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center is proud to announce the TD James Moody Jazz Festival, headlined by the legendary Tony Bennett, from November 7-15, 2015. With help from NJPAC Jazz Advisor Christian McBride, this festival promises to be one of the largest gatherings for jazz fans on the East Coast, showcasing all-star line-ups with some of the country's best musicians, such as Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings and the Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition. Now in its fourth year, the festival offers nine days of concerts, panel discussions and workshops around Newark, in honor of saxophonist, bebop pioneer, and Newark native James Moody.  (more...)

Music Theatre of Connecticut to Welcome Leslie Orofino, 6/20Music Theatre of Connecticut to Welcome Leslie Orofino, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Music Theatre of Connecticut presents actress/singer Leslie Orofino for one night only with her hit show, 'Red Hot and Blues.' The performance will take place on Saturday, June 20 at 8pm at The Melissa and Doug Theatre at Music Theatre of Connecticut, 509 Westport Avenue (Route One, behind Jones New York and Nine West in Norwalk, CT. Tickets are $30-40, includes a complimentary glass of wine (for patrons 21 and over), and reservations are suggested. For tickets, call Music Theatre of Connecticut at 203.454.3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

Oasis San Francisco Announces June 2015 LineupOasis San Francisco Announces June 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Oasis (298 11th Street), San Francisco's hottest new nightclub and cabaret theater, kicks off the summer season with a diverse lineup of new and returning musical acts, comedy shows, dance parties, and drag performances. (more...)


by Billie Roe - May 31, 2015

It takes a woman of considerable wit, style, and maturity to tackle (let alone celebrate) the subject matter of men. In her new show, Celebrating Men (Bless Their Hearts), seen last Thursday night at the Metropolitan Room, happily, Charlotte Patton possesses all those traits as she leads us on her guided tour of all the various male idiosyncrasies that can drive a woman wild--or mad. (more...)

Is Mario Cantone Headed Back to Broadway?Is Mario Cantone Headed Back to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

This just in! With music, comedy and a kickin' band, Mario Cantone brings his pre-Broadway tour, On the Way to Broadway, to the Parker Playhouse in Ft. Lauderdale Florida on Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m. The new show features his irreverent humor and wickedly funny impersonations. Though no additional dates have yet to be announced, we can't help but wonder -- next stop = Broadway? (more...)

Mario Cantone to Bring ON THE WAY TO BROADWAY to Parker Playhouse, 6/13Mario Cantone to Bring ON THE WAY TO BROADWAY to Parker Playhouse, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

With music, comedy and a kickin' band, Mario Cantone brings his pre-Broadway tour, On the Way to Broadway, to Parker Playhouse on Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m.  The new show features his irreverent humor and wickedly funny impersonations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: STACY SULLIVAN's Intimate New Show at the Metropolitan Room Has An Identity ProblemBWW Reviews: STACY SULLIVAN's Intimate New Show at the Metropolitan Room Has An Identity Problem
by Alix Cohen - May 22, 2015

Stacy Sullivan is a warm and amusing storyteller with an entertaining family history. The first six numbers of her new Metropolitan Room show on Thursday night, Since You Asked (after the Judy Collins song), are bridged by tales of her parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and her upbringing in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, five of these songs have only the most tenuous relationship to material that follows, diminishing reception with thoughts of--Where's the connection? What's she trying to say? (more...)

BWW Blog: Jordan Grubb and Noah Plomgren of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS - Frank Loesser Fantasy JukeboxBWW Blog: Jordan Grubb and Noah Plomgren of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS - Frank Loesser Fantasy Jukebox
by Guest Blogger: GUYS & DOLLS - May 19, 2015

What's up BroadwayWorld?! Welcome back to my weekly blog here at the Goodspeed Opera House! Last week I gave you a bit of an inside look at the rehearsal/production process of our show. This week, I thought it might be fun to get to know a bit more about the Composer / Lyricist of this masterpiece: Frank Loesser. (more...)

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