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Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23
by Carol Kassie - Oct 13, 2014

The Boca Raton Theatre Guild was looking for something unique as a follow-up to the company's recent successful productions of Pippin and Chicago: 'Something modern - with music that would appeal to all generations,' says producer Keith Garsson. (more...)

Tuluv Maria Price & Tyree Young to Lead Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's ACCEPT 'EXCEPT' LGBT NYTuluv Maria Price & Tyree Young to Lead Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's ACCEPT 'EXCEPT' LGBT NY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 45th season with Karima's Accept 'Except' LGBT NY, which will begin performances October 23rd and continue through November 23rd with opening night set for November 6th. Tony Award winner George Faison directs a cast that features Tuluv Maria Price and Tyree Young. The design team includes Chris Cumberbatch (scenic design), Ali Turns (costume design), Thurston Reyes (lighting design), and Ralph Gentry (sound/visual design). (more...)

Roberta Flack Set for Concert at WHBPAC on October 12Roberta Flack Set for Concert at WHBPAC on October 12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Multi Grammy-winning, sophisticated soul icon Roberta Flack performs at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $125, $150, $175 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

Scott Thompson, Roseanna Vitro, Michael Shannon and More Set for Joe's Pub thru 9/28Scott Thompson, Roseanna Vitro, Michael Shannon and More Set for Joe's Pub thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, September 17 through the 28th. Details below! (more...)

Roberta Flack, Suzanne Vega, Eric Johnson & Mike Stern and More Set for WHBPAC's 2014 Fall MainStage SeasonRoberta Flack, Suzanne Vega, Eric Johnson & Mike Stern and More Set for WHBPAC's 2014 Fall MainStage Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The weather might be cooling off but Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center's 2014 Autumn MainStage Season is heating things up with some of the hottest female singer/songwriters and trail-blazing guitar masters. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Kathy Griffin, 'STARCATCHER', Itzak Perlman, Alvin Ailey and More Set for the Van Wezel's 2014-15 SeasonAudra McDonald, Kathy Griffin, 'STARCATCHER', Itzak Perlman, Alvin Ailey and More Set for the Van Wezel's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Once again crowned as the No. 1 Performing Arts Hall of its size in North America (Venues Today, 2000 seat category), the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is proud to announce a new season bustling with fresh talent and seasoned stars, with every performance delivering a dose of extraordinary. Single tickets go on sale this coming Saturday, September 13 at 10 AM at the Box Office, online, and by phone. Appointments are available for ticket buyers by calling the Box Office at 941-953-3368. (more...)

Janis Ian to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/21Janis Ian to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Acclaimed songwriter, singer, musician, columnist and author, Grammy Award-winner Janis Ian, who wrote and performed the anthems "At Seventeen" and "Society's Child", will make her debut appearance at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, September 21, at 8 p.m. She won her first Grammy in 1975 for "At Seventeen", and her second in 2013 for the category of Best Spoken Word album for her autobiography, Society's Child. Bissell House (378 Main St., Ridgefield) will pour a free glass of house wine or draught beer with dinner the night of this show when tickets/stubs are presented. An AllShows.com VIP Party Pass ($25 addt'l per person), which includes a cocktail party from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. with open bar, hors-d'oeuvre and priority parking, is available for this show by calling the box office (203-438-5795). This event is partially underwritten by AcousticMusic.org and is part of the Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer/Songwriter and Xfinity Rock Series with media sponsor WSHU. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce an impressive schedule of artists for August 2014. (more...)

Adam Sank Returns to The Duplex with MAMA, I WANT TO SING SHOWTUNES: A ONE 'MO SHOW!, 8/14 & 21Adam Sank Returns to The Duplex with MAMA, I WANT TO SING SHOWTUNES: A ONE 'MO SHOW!, 8/14 & 21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

In a return engagement at the legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre, popular New York comic Adam Sank stars in his own cabaret show, complete with songs, comedy and humiliating childhood stories. (more...)

Powerhouse Vocalist Sari Schorr and Her All-Star Band at The Cutting Room, 7/31Powerhouse Vocalist Sari Schorr and Her All-Star Band at The Cutting Room, 7/31
by Stephen Hanks - Jul 12, 2014

On the heels of her exciting recent performances at Brooklyn's Shape Shifter Lab and Manhattan's Metropolitan Room, powerhouse vocalist Sari Schorr will next appear at The Cutting Room (44 E. 32nd Street, NYC) on Thursday, July 31 at 7 pm. Supporting Schorr will be her all-star band The Engine Room, featuring Rob Paparozzi on harmonica and vocals, Pete Levin on keyboards, Jerry Marotta on drums, John Cariddi on guitar, and Sue Williams on bass. With a distinctive sound and a 5-octave range that draws from her roots in blues, rock and jazz, Schorr will debut a selection of explosive songs from her upcoming CD. The Cutting Room show will also feature drumming and recording legend Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie, who with his indelible sound will revisit some classic moments in funk drumming history, while also offering up some fat new grooves on songs written by Schorr. (more...)

Janis Ian Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/21Janis Ian Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

For the first time, folk legend Janis Ian will take the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, September 21, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Summer Festival, 7/20-8/10Lincoln Center Out of Doors Summer Festival, 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The 44th season of Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running, free summer outdoor festivals opens on July 20. A wide range of music and dance artists, premieres and debuts, family programs and notable anniversaries, highlighted by exciting new collaborations with Americana Music Association, Brasil Summerfest, Film Society of Lincoln Center, globalFEST, andSeeger Fest will take place across three weeks and more than 100 performances. Updates to the schedule, Week 1 details and a full calendar of events below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFEPhoto Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 11, 2014

GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester makes her Cafe Carlyle debut in a new show, You Gotta Love The Life, through June 21. Accompanying herself on piano, she performs a selection of hits spanning her career, along with several songs from her upcoming album. She is joined on stage by Stephan Oberhoff (keyboard, guitar) and Susan Holder (vocals, percussion). (more...)

Melissa Manchester to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 6/10-21Melissa Manchester to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 6/10-21
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester will make her Cafe Carlyle debut in a new show, You Gotta Love The Life, June 10 - June 21. Accompanying herself on piano, she will perform a selection of hits spanning her career, along with several songs from her upcoming album. She will be joined on stage by Stephan Oberhoff (keyboard, guitar) and Susan Holder (vocals, percussion). (more...)

Adam Sank to Star in MAMA, I WANT TO SING SHOWTUNES! at the Duplex, 6/19 & 6/27Adam Sank to Star in MAMA, I WANT TO SING SHOWTUNES! at the Duplex, 6/19 & 6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

For the first time ever, popular New York comic Adam Sank stars in his own cabaret show, complete with songs, comedy and humiliating childhood stories, at the legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre in 'Mama, I Want to Sing Showtunes!' on Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 27th at 7 p.m. (more...)

Freda Payne & Former Supremes Join David Crosby in 7th ANNUAL SONGS OF OUR LIVES Concert, 6/7Freda Payne & Former Supremes Join David Crosby in 7th ANNUAL SONGS OF OUR LIVES Concert, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The Fulfillment Fund is proud to announce the 7th Annual "The Songs of Our Lives" concert, which will pay special tribute to the songs of internationally acclaimed Songwriter's Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, songwriter Lamont Dozier and the legendary Songwriter's Hall of Famer, two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, singer-songwriter, David Crosby. "The Songs of Our Lives" is a benefit concert showcasing award-winning songwriters performing the hit songs they have written over the course of their career. The Songs of Our Lives provides a unique opportunity to experience these pieces as the songwriter envisioned them. The intimate setting of this event gives guests the chance to be up close and personal with these artists. Award-winning songwriter Charles Fox, a longtime Fulfillment Fund board member along with his wife Joan Fox, created "The Songs of Our Lives" as an opportunity to combine entertainment and philanthropy in a meaningful way to support the Fulfillment Fund's important work in the community. Songwriters who have participated in The Songs of Our Lives include Academy and Grammy Award winning songwriters such as Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Hal David, Mac Davis, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, David Foster, Steve Karmen, Jerry Leiber, Kenny Loggins, Barry Mann, Alan Rich, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil, Paul Williams, Bill Withers, and many others. Freda Payne as well as Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence (Formerly of The Supremes) have been added to the program as well. (more...)

Karen Mason to Perform at Voices of Summer Gala, 5/30Karen Mason to Perform at Voices of Summer Gala, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Voice Foundation's annual Voices of Summer Gala will take place on Friday, May 30th at 6:00 p.m. at the Westin Philadelphia. The black-tie event will include awards to two international singers from different disciplines: Roberta Flack is known for her hits The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and Killing Me Softly With His Song and Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano, star of the Metropolitan Opera and an Emmy Award winning TV artist. Also honored will be Funkadelic music legend and Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame's Bootsy Collins. (more...)

Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Boulder Theater is proud to present Ms Lauryn Hill to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 9 for $60.00 general admission. (more...)

Julian Fleisher, Russell Taylor and More to Headline Joe's Pub, 5/7-18Julian Fleisher, Russell Taylor and More to Headline Joe's Pub, 5/7-18
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced an exciting lineup of performances for May 7-18. From Everything's Coming Up BroadwayWorld.com - A Jules Styne Tribute, to Julian Fleisher, to Natalie Imani, there is sure to be something for everyone. Check up the full lineup below! (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years. Complete festival details and a chronological listing of events follow. (more...)

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