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Photo Coverage: Mary Wilson Plays The Palm Beach Home Of The American SongbookPhoto Coverage: Mary Wilson Plays The Palm Beach Home Of The American Songbook
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 12, 2017

The Royal Room in The Colony Hotel is known as The Palm Beach Home of The American Songbook.  Last night, probably two gentlemen who are associated with preserving America's musical heritage, Michael Feinstein and Legend Radio's Dick Robinson happened to be in the house for the opening night of a elegant lady who is an exceptional performer of our countries great music....Mary Wilson.  (more...)

Photo Flash: CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Welcomes 125 Music Fans to Q&A with Jill & Rich SwitzerPhoto Flash: CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Welcomes 125 Music Fans to Q&A with Jill & Rich Switzer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that Season 12 of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS ended with a magical, musical flourish before 125 smiling fans on April 3 at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paulo Szot & Billy Stritch Join Forces At The Colony's Royal RoomPhoto Coverage: Paulo Szot & Billy Stritch Join Forces At The Colony's Royal Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 7, 2017

One of the finest voices in the world and one of the most inspired pianists in the world have combined their talents and created a cabaret performance that will literally fill you from head to toe with a genre of musical euphoria that is rarely heard in a cabaret.  Opera super star and Tony Award Winner Paulo Szot with pianist/arranger (and performer) for the stars Billy Stritch have have managed to integrate the glorious sounds of the best of Broadway, the best of pop/jazz and a dose of authentic Bossa Nova in a stunning and romantically intoxicating show.   (more...)

Culture & Cocktails At The Colony to Conclude Season with SING SING SING with Jill & Rich Switzer, 4/3Culture & Cocktails At The Colony to Conclude Season with SING SING SING with Jill & Rich Switzer, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

 Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS will conclude the 2016-2017 season with a musical flourish on Monday, April 3, at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Steve Tyrell Returns To The Royal Room in Palm BeachPhoto Coverage: Steve Tyrell Returns To The Royal Room in Palm Beach
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 8, 2017

The sign at The Colony Hotel for Steve Tyrell's engagement says "Back By Popular Demand" and no truer words are spoken about one of the most beloved performers of American Popular Music.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Andreas brings SWELLIGANCE to The Colony Hotel's Royal RoomPhoto Coverage: Christine Andreas brings SWELLIGANCE to The Colony Hotel's Royal Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 3, 2017

Broadway mainstay Christine Andreas showcased her impeccable vocal abilities in her new show Cabaret show at The Colony in Palm Beach last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes Concludes Run at The Colony HotelPhoto Coverage: Clint Holmes Concludes Run at The Colony Hotel
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 12, 2017

Like Elvis, Clint Homes creates the kind of excitement during his performance that causes the audience to flock into the lobby after his show and wait to get a glimpse of probably one of the most talented jazz pop entertainers on the planet.  An electrified  Palm Beach crowd filed out of The  Colony Hotel's Royal Room last night to purchase   his new CD 'Rendevous' and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune Concludes Engagement at  The Colony HotelPhoto Coverage: Tommy Tune Concludes Engagement at The Colony Hotel
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 5, 2017

Tommy Tune may not be represented on a sidewalk in Palm Beach as his star is embedded on the Hollywood Walk of Fame but if The Colony Hotel ever adds  one, the 10-time Tony Award Winner would own the Palm Beach street.  The legendary Mr. Tune has just concluded another successful engagement at Florida's answer to The Carlyle in New York City and Broadwayworld was there.  Check out the photos.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Welcomes 140 Fans to January's CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The ColonyPhoto Flash: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Welcomes 140 Fans to January's CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the second Conversation of this season's CULTURE & COCKTAILS series attracted more than 140 people last Monday to The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marty Allen Brings HELLO DERE To Boca Black BoxPhoto Coverage: Marty Allen Brings HELLO DERE To Boca Black Box
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 5, 2016

Remember in the golden era of live night club shows when the star of the show had a great opening act?  A Boca Raton audience got a double dose of entertainment last night as legendary actor, comedian, (and if you didn't know it WW ll hero) Marty Allen brought his show to the Boca Black Box.  In true show biz tradition the audience was warmed up, or more accurately put thrilled and fired up by the exciting vocalist pianist, and songwriter, Karon Kate Backwell.  She possesses all the excitement and talents of a Wayne Newton, Jerry Lee Lewis and Celine Dion. The audience gave her a standing ovation and so did her husband of 31 years Marty Allen.   (more...)

CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Returns for 12th Season with Five Fascinating ConversationsCULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Returns for 12th Season with Five Fascinating Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of theCultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced the 2016-2017 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. From November 2016 through April 2017, five fascinating Conversations will be held at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. (more...)

CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Returns for 12th Season with Five Fascinating ConversationsCULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Returns for 12th Season with Five Fascinating Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of theCultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced the 2016-2017 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. From November 2016 through April 2017, five fascinating Conversations will be held at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Carole J. Bufford Plays The Royal Room at the Colony HotelPhoto Coverage: Carole J. Bufford Plays The Royal Room at the Colony Hotel
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 4, 2016

Carole J. Bufford opened her show in The Royal Room of The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  Check out the photos below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Steve Tyrell Celebrates Sinatra's 100th at The Colony Hotel in Palm BeachPhoto Coverage: Steve Tyrell Celebrates Sinatra's 100th at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 29, 2016

Steve Tyrell is in the midst of his eighth engagement in the The Colony Hotel's Royal Room in Palm Beach Florida in his show which celebrates the music of Frank Sinatra, and BroadwayWorld was there last night. Check out the photos below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway Performs at  LEGENDS RADIO ConcertPhoto Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway Performs at LEGENDS RADIO Concert
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 26, 2016

Dick Robinson and his Legends Radio Station broadcasting out of Palm Beach to a world wide audience presented Ann Hampton Callaway in a concert which supported the Society For The Preservation Of The Great American Songbook at Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Florida last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  Check out the photos below. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Nicole Henry Plays The Royal Room at The Colony Hotel in Palm BeachPhoto Coverage: Nicole Henry Plays The Royal Room at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 21, 2015

Nicole Henry will play the Royal Room at the Colony in Palm Beach through tonight, and BroadwayWorld has photos from her performance below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Play The Colony Hotel's Royal RoomPhoto Coverage: Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Play The Colony Hotel's Royal Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 17, 2015

Entertainment director Rob Russell made sure the always beautiful Royal Room had some extra Botanical additions in honor of Jim & Billy's 4 day engagement in the Royal Room and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Special Evening of Cabaret with Deborah Silver at The Colony Hotel to Benefit NAMI of Palm Beach CountyPhoto Coverage: A Special Evening of Cabaret with Deborah Silver at The Colony Hotel to Benefit NAMI of Palm Beach County
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 14, 2015

Last night (April 13th) acclaimed performer and recording artist, Deborah Silver performed at The Royal Room of The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach to benefit NAMI of Palm Beach County. BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

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