Peggy Lee News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 26, 1920
Date Of Death:
January 21, 2002 (81)
Birth Place:
Jamestown, ND, USA
Gender: Female
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Peggy Lee News

Date of Birth: May 26, 1920
Date of Death: January 21, 2002 (81)
Birth Place: Jamestown, ND, USA
Gender: Female
Meg McLynn to Return to Palm Desert with 'I COULD GO ON SINGING', 9/13Meg McLynn to Return to Palm Desert with 'I COULD GO ON SINGING', 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Meg McLynn was a huge hit with the audience last season in her tribute to Patsy Cline, so this time she returns with a tribute to one of the most iconic singers of all time, Judy Garland, in “I Could Go On Singing: The Judy Garland Songbook”. Musical director David Duvall will join Meg once again on the baby grand for the Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2 PM performance at the Arthur Newman Theatre located at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert as part of the Sundays In Summer Cabaret Series produced by Les Michaels.   (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting for CREEP World Premiere This OctoberWaterTower Theatre Announces Casting for CREEP World Premiere This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced details of the world premiere of Donald Fowler's musical CREEP. The musical will open WaterTower Theatre's 2015-2016 Season on Monday, October 5, 2015 (with previews on Friday, October 2, Saturday, October 3, and a Gala Preview performance on Sunday, October 4). Kate Galvin, Associate Producer at the 11th Hour Theatre Company in Philadelphia, will direct. CREEP is produced by Terry Martin. (more...)


by Marcel Konrath - Aug 27, 2015

Den Zauber der Zerbrechlichkeit entfaltet Melody Gardot, die als eine der aufregendsten musikalischen Entdeckungen dieses Jahrzehnts gefeiert wird. Im Stile einer mysteriosen Nightclub-Diva scheint sie einem Cinema Noir-Klassiker zu entsteigen. Mit unsicheren Schritten bahnt sie sich den Weg auf die Buhne, wo sie Leidenschaft, Begehren und Enttauschung, Liebe, Leid und Lust in Songs packt, die das Publikum fesseln. Melody Gardot prasentiert ihre intensive Performance vom 7. bis 11. November in Leverkusen, Ingolstadt, Hamburg und Berlin. (more...)

Patina Miller, Emily Skinner & More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2015-16 SeasonPatina Miller, Emily Skinner & More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, now in its 12th season of presenting world-renowned popular musical performers announces the 2015-2016 season of shows at San Francisco's most elegant and historic showroom, the Fairmont Venetian Room. (more...)

Walt Disney Records to Add POCAHONTAS & More to Legacy Collection SeriesWalt Disney Records to Add POCAHONTAS & More to Legacy Collection Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Walt Disney Records releases the final four installments to The Legacy Collection series. Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection Lady and The Tramp, Pocahontas, The Aristocats, and Disneyland complete the 12-set series that launched with The Lion King in June 2014. (more...)

LADY AND THE TRAMP, POCAHONTAS Among Walt Disney Records' Final 'Legacy Collection' ReleasesLADY AND THE TRAMP, POCAHONTAS Among Walt Disney Records' Final 'Legacy Collection' Releases
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Just announced, the Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection LADY AND THE TRAMP, POCAHONTAS, THE ARISTOCATS, and DISNEYLAND complete the 12-set series that launched with THE LION KING in June 2014. (more...)

Abigail Rockwell to Continue NYC Jazz Debut in SeptemberAbigail Rockwell to Continue NYC Jazz Debut in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Jazz singer/songwriter Abigail Rockwell, granddaughter of beloved American illustrator Norman Rockwell, will continue her New York cabaret debut on Thursday, September 3rd at 7 pm at the Metropolitan Room in "Bring In The Spring!".  Her first show was in late April and now she returns this fall with two more shows.  Ms. Rockwell will take the stage to share her songs - an eclectic mix of standards and original compositions - and her story after a long battle for truth contending with the recent fraudulent biography of her grandfather.  Sean Harkness, her musical director, will accompany her on guitar.  The show is directed by Bill Castellino. (more...)

Peggy Lee & James Gavin Featured on SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastPeggy Lee & James Gavin Featured on SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted the ninth episode, which features an in-depth conversation with James Gavin, author of the acclaimed biography 'Is That All There Is? The Strange Life of Peggy Lee' and previous books on Lena Horne, Chet Baker and New York nightlife. The show is available on iTunes here. Previous episodes- featuring interviews with Randy Harrison, Justin Vivian Bond, Michael Musto, Frank DeCaro, Kim David Smith, Jeffery Self and R&B legend Sarah Dash - are also available. SPARKLE & CIRCULATE is produced by Dan Fortune and Tyrus Emory. (more...)

BWW Reviews: With Rhythmic Enthusiasm, NINA HENNESSEY & RAY MARCHICA Host Jazzy Set at BirdlandBWW Reviews: With Rhythmic Enthusiasm, NINA HENNESSEY & RAY MARCHICA Host Jazzy Set at Birdland
by Alix Cohen - Aug 3, 2015

With new Sunday evening Jazz Party host Carole J. Bufford performing elsewhere last night, the Birdland Jazz Club recruited drummer Ray Marchica and his vocalist wife Nina Hennessy (right), who rounded up some of their talented friends for an evening of vocal and instrumental jazz, new compositions, and golden standards. Marchica's band featured Sean Harkness on guitar, Tom Hubbard on bass, and Bob Quaranta on piano. Special guests included vocalist Marissa Mulder and composer/pianist Ian Herman. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Takes the Helm as Hostess of Birdland's Jazz Party With Hoopla, Heat & HeartBWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Takes the Helm as Hostess of Birdland's Jazz Party With Hoopla, Heat & Heart
by Alix Cohen - Jul 7, 2015

On July 5, Carole J. Bufford erupted onto the stage at Birdland for her first Sunday evening as hostess of the club's weekly Jazz Party (which had been helmed most recently by Natalie Douglas and Jane Monheit). The formidable vocalist, glamorous in clingy red, was aided and abetted by a top-notch (also well dressed—Bravo!) quartet featuring Joel Frahm on sax, Ray Marchia on drums, Tom Hubbard on bass, and Musical Director Ian Herman on piano. Special guests for Bufford's inaugural session were Janelle Velasquez and Lianne Marie Dobbs. With Bufford's audacious performance, smart choices, and attention to detail, Sundays promise to be a great deal more fun in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

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...)

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