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Date Of Birth:
December 08, 1925
Date Of Death:
May 16, 1990 (64)
Gender:
Male
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ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI...At Center Stage is a Real KnockoutONE NIGHT IN MIAMI...At Center Stage is a Real Knockout
by Charles Shubow - Jan 29, 2015

Four legendary characters come alive on stage - Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown. (more...)

BWW Review: Winter Park Playhouse's THE RAT PACK LOUNGE Hits All of the Classic Crooner NotesBWW Review: Winter Park Playhouse's THE RAT PACK LOUNGE Hits All of the Classic Crooner Notes
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 26, 2015

Your last name doesn't have to end in a vowel to know that there has ever been a cooler group of people to walk the earth than the Rat Pack. In The Winter Park Playhouse's latest show, THE RAT PACK LOUNGE, Frank, Dean, and Sammy (do they even need last names?) get a second chance to bring their unique brand of cool back to their home away from home, the Vegas Strip. The show runs through February 14th, and while every performance is completely sold out, WPP does occasionally have cancellations, so check with the theatre's box office for available performances. (more...)

N.C. Symphony Announces 2015/16 SeasonN.C. Symphony Announces 2015/16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn and Sandi Macdonald, President and CEO of the North Carolina Symphony today announced programming for its 2015/16 season, the orchestra's 83rd season and Llewellyn's 12th season as Music Director. (more...)

The Wallis Presents ENTER LAUGHING- THE MUSICAL 2/08-3/01The Wallis Presents ENTER LAUGHING- THE MUSICAL 2/08-3/01
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") presents Enter Laughing - The Musical, featuring a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), and directed by Stuart Ross (Forever Plaid). Musical Direction is by Gerald Sternbach. The show will run for 23 performances only, February 8 - March 1, 2015, in the Lovelace Studio Theater (more...)

BWW Interviews: MAMMA MIA!'s Mark A. HarmonBWW Interviews: MAMMA MIA!'s Mark A. Harmon
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jan 13, 2015

I have very fond memories from weekends during high school driving by the lake in my hometown in my best friend's car rocking out whatever pop music was on the radio at the time (probably the Backstreet Boys or the Spice Girls or something like that). On occasion we would blast the RENT movie soundtrack (I always sang the role of Mimi… terribly I might add) with the windows down, but there was one particular cast recording that we couldn't get enough of… MAMMA MIA! (more...)

The 'Auction At Graceland' Attracts Bidders WorldwideThe 'Auction At Graceland' Attracts Bidders Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

During the Elvis Presley 80th Birthday celebration at Graceland, collectors from around the world raised their paddles to bid in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at the “Auction at Graceland,” which took place at the Graceland Archives Studio. (more...)

Tony Winner Billy Porter to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/30-2/1Tony Winner Billy Porter to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/30-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are honored to welcome Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer, composer, actor, playwright and director Billy Porter to Feinstein's at the Nikko for three performances only - Friday, January 30 (8 p.m.); Saturday, January 31 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, February 1 (7 p.m.). Porter will perform songs from his new critically acclaimed album, "Billy's Back on Broadway," as well some of his other favorites! (more...)

BLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Set for Release in FebruaryBLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Set for Release in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

On February 2, 2015, Square One Publishers releases Black Broadway: African Americans on The Great White Way by six-time Tony Award winning producer and author Stewart F. Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide..., War Horse). (more...)

MISTER DAVIS A NIGHT WITH SAMMY to Host Fundraising Gala, 1/27MISTER DAVIS A NIGHT WITH SAMMY to Host Fundraising Gala, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

MISTER DAVIS A NIGHT WITH SAMMY featuring Solomon Kee as Sammy Davis Jr. continues it's quest on bringing Sammy back to life with A NIGHT WITH SAMMY FUNDRAISER GALA. Featuring notable singers from Broadway and Off-Broadway and of course, Sammy Davis will be making an appearance. The gala will take place on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:00pm. (more...)

SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW Comes to the Times-Union Center, 1/16SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW Comes to the Times-Union Center, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The FSCJ Artist Series will present Sandy Hackett's RAT PACK SHOW on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8 p.m. at the Times-Union Center's Moran Theater (300 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL). (more...)

ANNIE National Tour to Stop at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, 1/20-2/1ANNIE National Tour to Stop at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, 1/20-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Broadway Across America/Baltimore is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play January 20- February 1, 2015 at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 5-11 Featuring Alysha Umphress, Amy Spanger, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 5-11 Featuring Alysha Umphress, Amy Spanger, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 4, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz: 'I've Been Played,' Amy Spanger: This Must Be the Place, Broadway Loves Celine Dion, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Taylor Louderman, and More, The Best of Ann Hampton Callaway, and Starry Starry Night: An Evening of Mini-Concerts. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This WinterChristine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

This January and February 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Our Lady J, Garland Jeffreys and More Set for This Week at Joe's PubSandra Bernhard, Our Lady J, Garland Jeffreys and More Set for This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances this week, December 22-31, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, The Walkmen's Walter Martin, Our Lady J and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 12/28Justin Vivian Bond, The Walkmen's Walter Martin, Our Lady J and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances over the holiday season, from December 17 to December 28, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: Barry Manilow Chats New 'My Dream Duets' Album on THE TALKVIDEO: Barry Manilow Chats New 'My Dream Duets' Album on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Music icon Barry Manilow stopped by CBS's THE TALK to discuss his latest album, 'My Dream Duets,' which features collaborations with late music legends like Whitney Houston, John Denver and Sammy Davis, Jr. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, The Walkmen's Walter Martin, Our Lady J and More Set for Joe's Pub, 12/17-28Justin Vivian Bond, The Walkmen's Walter Martin, Our Lady J and More Set for Joe's Pub, 12/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances over the holiday season, from December 17 to December 28, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Smith Center Presents Las Vegas Philharmonic, Ira Glass, and More Jan-FebThe Smith Center Presents Las Vegas Philharmonic, Ira Glass, and More Jan-Feb
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents a variety of performances for January-February. Check out the listings below! For more information, call 702-749-2000 or visit www.TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

Ashleigh Hackett Continues Family Tradition with New Music Video 'Let's Go'Ashleigh Hackett Continues Family Tradition with New Music Video 'Let's Go'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Carrying on the family entertainment legacies launched by her grandfathers, comedian Buddy Hackett and songwriter, Ron Miller, 8-year-old singer, dancer and multi-talented performer Ashleigh Hackett (www.ashleighhackett.com) makes her debut as a recording artist with an infectious, original new song, 'Let's Go!,' inspired by her love for 'Dance Moms,' the Lifetime reality series and its central figure, Abby Lee Miller. The video can be viewed below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/6-12/7/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/6-12/7/2014
by - Dec 7, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 7, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

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