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Sammy Davis, Jr. News

Date Of Birth:
December 08, 1925
Date Of Death:
May 16, 1990 (64)
Gender:
Male
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'My Dream Duets' Becomes 15th Top 10 Album for BARRY MANILOW!'My Dream Duets' Becomes 15th Top 10 Album for BARRY MANILOW!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Today, GRAMMY, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning recording artist Barry Manilow celebrates another milestone in his legendary career with his 15 th Top 10 debut on the Billboard Top 200 chart. His new album, MY DREAM DUETS, entered the Billboard Top 200 in the #4 position, and was released on Verve Records. (more...)

Tony Nominee Brenda Braxton to Headline ON KENTUCKY AVENUE at Triad/Stage72, 12/02-09Tony Nominee Brenda Braxton to Headline ON KENTUCKY AVENUE at Triad/Stage72, 12/02-09
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2014

On Tuesdays, December 2nd and 9th, Wednesday December 3rd @ 7pm, The Triad/Stage72, 158 West 72nd Street, hosts an encore performance of On Kentucky Avenue: The Atlantic City Club Harlem Revue - an homage to the now defunct historical "Club Harlem." Club Harlem was an Atlantic City venue, which hosted all "the greats" such as Nancy Wilson, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ella Fitzgerald and many more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trevor McQueen Makes Birdland Debut with 17-Piece Big BandPhoto Flash: Trevor McQueen Makes Birdland Debut with 17-Piece Big Band
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

On Monday, October 27, the Broadway at Birdland series was proud to present singer Trevor McQueen, who made his Birdland concert debut with a 17-piece big band. The concert featured Trevor's original tunes, and an epic salute to his musical inspiration, Sammy Davis, Jr. Musical direction and arrangements were by Angelo Di Loreto and Bryan Carter. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Eric Jordan Young: SHAKIN'BWW Reviews: Eric Jordan Young: SHAKIN'
by Ellen Sterling - Oct 27, 2014

As I've noted here before - and voters in the BroadwayWorld.com poll of Las Vegas showgoers have twice decreed when his was twice voted Best Performance By A Lead Actor In A Musical for Vegas! The Show - Eric Jordan Young is a super-talented man. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Buster Poindexter Plays Cafe CarlylePhoto Coverage: Buster Poindexter Plays Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 23, 2014

As a founding member of the New York Dolls and in a prolific solo career, David Johansen has been a seminal force in rock and roll, influencing countless singer and bass to this day. Buster Poindexter, Johansen's celebrated alter ego showcases his elegant crooning at Cafe Carlyle Oct. 21-25. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Sammy Davis Jr. Starrer GOLDEN BOY Punches 50THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Sammy Davis Jr. Starrer GOLDEN BOY Punches 50
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 23, 2014

Today we are saluting the golden anniversary of pugilistic musical GOLDEN BOY, originally starring Sammy Davis Jr.. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, 11/6-8The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Standards made wildly popular by the great male nightclub singers of the 1950s—Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin and others—electrify the concert hall for the opening of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Pops Season. This high-energy show features award-winning vocalist Michael Andrew, who was praised on Larry King Live, “as one of the great singers of all time.” Andrew headlined the world-famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center for two years as its main singer and bandleader. He was also the band leader and singer for Merv Griffin's “Coconut Club” at The Beverly Hilton before creating his hit musical comedy, “Mickey Swingerhead and The Earthgirls” and the 18-piece Atomic Big Band featured in the film “Poseidon.” Now taking orchestras by storm in cities across America, Andrew joins the Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, to recall the “good old days” when music was swinging, jazzy and always came with a Big Band. (more...)

Brad Garrett Coming to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 11/15Brad Garrett Coming to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present Brad Garrett on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Shelly Burch to Bring INCURABLY ROMANTIC to Metropolitan Room, Begin. 10/30Shelly Burch to Bring INCURABLY ROMANTIC to Metropolitan Room, Begin. 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Shelly will bring Incurably Romantic to the Metropolitan Room for three nights, Thursday, October 30, Friday, October 31 and Thursday, Dec 4, accompanied by the superb David Shenton Trio. (more...)

Music Legend Barry Manilow to Debut His Latest Album 'My Dream Duets' on QVCMusic Legend Barry Manilow to Debut His Latest Album 'My Dream Duets' on QVC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

GRAMMY, TONY, and EMMY Award-winning musician and pop legend Barry Manilow is scheduled to appear on QVC during the 'Barry Manilow: Q Sessions Live' broadcast Friday, October 17 at 6 PM (ET) to debut his latest album, MY DREAM DUETS. (more...)

Spanish Lyric Theatre Announces Cabaret Series Partnership With 100-Year-Old Historic Centro AsturianoSpanish Lyric Theatre Announces Cabaret Series Partnership With 100-Year-Old Historic Centro Asturiano
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Spanish Lyric Theatre and SLT Productions, the nation's oldest Hispanic theatre company and the longest running theatre in the greater Tampa Bay Area, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Centro Asturiano de Tampa to present a professional Las Vegas-style theatrical cabaret series during the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Present UP ON THE ROOF, 10/23-26Centenary Stage Company to Present UP ON THE ROOF, 10/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

It's been said that if you take Andrea Bocelli, Sammy Davis Jr., and Billy Crystal and put them together you get Tony Pace. Running October 23rd through October 26th as part of the Kutz Theatre Series at Centenary Stage Company, his one-man, semi-autobiographical show, dubbed 'Up on the Roof' combines musical-comedy, stand-up, and impressions to create a wonderfully entertaining and interactive package that recalls legendary entertainers such as Sammy Davis Jr. and Danny Kaye. (more...)

THE RAT PACK Coming to Reagle Music Theatre, 11/9THE RAT PACK Coming to Reagle Music Theatre, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Rat Pack, starring sensational Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. impersonators Gary Anthony, Andy DiMino and Lambus Dean, returns to Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston for one show only on Sunday, November 9th at 2:00 pm at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA 02452). This remarkable tribute show, featuring the classic hits "Come Fly with Me," "That's Amore," "Mr. Bojangles," "My Way," "Everybody Loves Somebody," "The Candy Man," and so many more, sold out the last time these musical mad men were in town. (more...)

King Center Announces Six New Shows, Featuring Acrobats, Music and Holiday ConcertsKing Center Announces Six New Shows, Featuring Acrobats, Music and Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The King Center for the Performing Arts has announced six new shows, including acrobats, music and holiday concerts. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Great American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and THE BUS STOPS HERE Set for MusicalFare's Cabaret Lineup This MonthGreat American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and THE BUS STOPS HERE Set for MusicalFare's Cabaret Lineup This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre is proud to announce four October events in their Premier Center Cabaret. (more...)

BWW Reviews: An Evening With Jerry LewisBWW Reviews: An Evening With Jerry Lewis
by Ellen Sterling - Oct 6, 2014

Jerry Lewis performed at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts Wednesday night and - for all good reasons - if you were there you'll never forget it. (more...)

VIDEO: Barry Manilow Talks About Creation of New Album 'My Dream Duets'VIDEO: Barry Manilow Talks About Creation of New Album 'My Dream Duets'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

In the video below, Barry Manilow candidly talks about the creation of his new album, MY DREAM DUETS. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series to Present SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW, Jan 16FSCJ Artist Series to Present SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW, Jan 16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

There is only one REAL Rat Pack Experience! Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show plays Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:00PM for one performance only! (more...)

Tony Pace to Bring UP ON THE ROOF to Centenary Stage for Kutz Theatre SeriesTony Pace to Bring UP ON THE ROOF to Centenary Stage for Kutz Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

It's been said that if you take Andrea Bocelli, Sammy Davis Jr., and Billy Crystal and put them together you get Tony Pace. Running October 23rd through October 26th as part of the Kutz Theatre Series at Centenary Stage Company, his one-man, semi-autobiographical show, dubbed 'Up on the Roof' combines musical-comedy, stand-up, and impressions to create a wonderfully entertaining and interactive package that recalls legendary entertainers such as Sammy Davis Jr. and Danny Kaye. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Shonn Wiley Talks UNDER THE STREETLAMPBWW Interviews: Shonn Wiley Talks UNDER THE STREETLAMP
by Linda Ann Watt - Sep 22, 2014

Shonn Wiley, one of the leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical 'Jersey Boys' delivers an evening of unforgettable entertainment in Under the Streetlamp. (more...)

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