Sammy Davis, Jr. News

Date of Birth: December 08, 1925
Date of Death: May 16, 1990 (64)
Gender: Male
Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Additions to the Fall and Winter SeasonsBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Additions to the Fall and Winter Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce music, comedy and community additions to the fall and winter seasons and the 10th Annual Community Production of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING and More Set for Reagle Music Theatre's Fall 2015 SeasonA GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING and More Set for Reagle Music Theatre's Fall 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present four musical favorites from September-December 2015 designed to delight theater-goers of all ages: From Tony-nominated musicals to celebrity concerts and Reagle's popular revues, this season at Reagle will get your toes tapping and your fingers snapping.  (more...)

Joe Bonamassa to Release Live At Radio City Music Hall; Pre-Order NowJoe Bonamassa to Release Live At Radio City Music Hall; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Joe Bonamassa took the iconic Great Stage at Radio City Music Hall for the first time for a sold-out, two-night run that allowed him to fulfill his lifelong dream of performing in one of the world's most legendary venues. (more...)

Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2015 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce the first show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with THE BAKER'S WIFE, book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell), musical direction by Jake Anthony, choreography by Julie Hall, produced by Kimi Walker and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel (110 in the Shade, Floyd Collins). THE BAKER'S WIFE will preview on Wednesday, September 16 and Thursday, September 17 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 25 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Best-Selling Author of THE BUTLER, Wil Haygood, Returns Home to Columbus for Latest Book Release, 9/29Best-Selling Author of THE BUTLER, Wil Haygood, Returns Home to Columbus for Latest Book Release, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Lincoln Theatre Association and the King Arts Complex are partnering to celebrate the most recent release of New York Times best-selling author, journalist, and Columbus native Wil Haygood on Tuesday, September 29. Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America is Haygood's sweeping epic about the tumultuous, real-life events surrounding the heated appointment of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, to be released September 15. Haygood will read excerpts from his book, discuss the journey that led him to recount this turbulent period of our history, and participate in a question and answer session. Pre-signed books will be available for sale at the event. (more...)

Dave Willetts, Siobhan McCarthy & More Set for 'PURE IMAGINATION', Celebrating Leslie BricusseDave Willetts, Siobhan McCarthy & More Set for 'PURE IMAGINATION', Celebrating Leslie Bricusse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Final casting is today announced for the World Premiere of Pure Imagination, which celebrates the songs of Leslie Bricusse, one of the most prolific and well loved film and musical theatre songwriters of our time. (more...)

Wil Haygood to Celebrate Latest Book Release at Lincoln Theatre, 9/29Wil Haygood to Celebrate Latest Book Release at Lincoln Theatre, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Lincoln Theatre Association and the King Arts Complex are partnering to celebrate the most recent release of New York Times best-selling author, journalist, and Columbus native Wil Haygood on Tuesday, September 29. Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America is Haygood's sweeping epic about the tumultuous, real-life events surrounding the heated appointment of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, to be released September 15. Haygood will read excerpts from his book, discuss the journey that led him to recount this turbulent period of our history, and participate in a question and answer session. Pre-signed books will be available for sale at the event. (more...)

LOVE BOAT's Jill Whelan & UBN Personality Alexander Rodriguez Hit RockwellLOVE BOAT's Jill Whelan & UBN Personality Alexander Rodriguez Hit Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

Radio show co-hosts Jill Whelan (Love Boat, Airplane, Celebrity Wife Swap) and Alexander Rodriguez (Happy Hour) from Universal Broadcasting Network's newest show "On The Rocks" will hit the stage on August 24th debuting their new duet cabaret show, 'Musical Madness!' - a roller coaster of stories, audience participation, and dramedy, belted out by your co-hosts featuring music from stage, screen and pop. (more...)

Auction at Graceland Held TodayAuction at Graceland Held Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

With over 40,000 fans in town for Elvis Week celebrating the life and career of the King of Rock 'n' Roll at Graceland, music fans and collectors in Memphis and around the world participated on site and online in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at the third 'Auction at Graceland,' which brought over $950,000 last night. Presented by Graceland Auctions, the auction was the largest and most comprehensive auction yet held at the Graceland Archive Studio. All of the items in the auction were from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction came from the treasured Graceland Archives. (more...)

The Rat Pack to Kick Off SPA's 2015-16 Season, 9/18The Rat Pack to Kick Off SPA's 2015-16 Season, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Society for the Performing Arts will celebrate its 2015-2016 opening night with THE RAT PACK IS BACK! Friday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m., in Jones Hall. (more...)

Will & Anthony Nunziata Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 9/24Will & Anthony Nunziata Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Recently seen on 'Good Morning America' and 'The Rachael Ray Show' - and hailed by The Huffington Post as an 'impossible pairing of talent, stage presence, and charisma' - twin brothers Will & Anthony Nunziata come to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Thursday, September 24 at 8 p.m. With their soaring tenor voices, Will and Anthony will perform fresh takes on timeless classics - from Broadway to pop standards to songs from Italy. Combined with their brotherly banter and comedic flair, this concert is simply, as Entertainment Weekly puts it, 'amazing.' Tickets for Will and Anthony range in price from $25 - $40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Paul Anka, BOOK OF MORMON, Clint Holmes and More Set for The Smith Center's Fall 2015 LineupPaul Anka, BOOK OF MORMON, Clint Holmes and More Set for The Smith Center's Fall 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced its fall (Sept-Oct 2015) performances. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Gordie at 1,740! Las Vegas Entertainer to Host 'Gold Carpet' at The Golden Nugget, 8/20Gordie at 1,740! Las Vegas Entertainer to Host 'Gold Carpet' at The Golden Nugget, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

?Anniversary events for shows in Las Vegas are a dime a dozen, but for entertainer Gordie Brown, they are ideal for amassing family, friends, and fans, if only to have an excuse to throw a party. The longtime Las Vegas headliner will celebrate "Gordie at 1,740" on Thursday, August 20 at The Golden Nugget Las Vegas. (more...)

Graceland Announces Elvis Week 2015 LineupGraceland Announces Elvis Week 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced an exciting lineup of events for Elvis Week 2015 at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Held August 8-16, Elvis Week is an annual gathering of friends and fans from around the world celebrating the life and legacy of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. It has become a global pop-culture phenomenon and an annual pilgrimage for tens of thousands of music lovers from around the world. (more...)

Elvis Week 2015 Lineup Includes Largest Ever Auction at Graceland, Online Bidding Now OpenElvis Week 2015 Lineup Includes Largest Ever Auction at Graceland, Online Bidding Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced an exciting lineup of events for Elvis Week 2015 at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Lovely Night at Blossom: Michael Feinstein Entertains and EducatesBWW Reviews: A Lovely Night at Blossom: Michael Feinstein Entertains and Educates
by Roy Berko - Jul 21, 2015

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Brenda Braxton to Star in ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Encore at The TriadBrenda Braxton to Star in ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Encore at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

The Triad will host an encore performance of ON KENTUCKY AVENUE: THE ATLANTIC CITY CLUB HARLEM REVUE on Sunday, August 23rd at 7pm at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street. (more...)

Little Anthony to Appear on THE VIEW & More in Support of New MemoirLittle Anthony to Appear on THE VIEW & More in Support of New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

One of the vocal architects to emerge in the 'Golden Age of Rock and Roll,' Little Anthony, (Little Anthony & The Imperials), will be hitting the media circuit in New York City July 22 through July 24 to reveal his new memoir, Little Anthony: My Journey - My Destiny. (more...)

Bernie Mac & More Set for New Episodes of TV One's UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD, Beg. 7/22Bernie Mac & More Set for New Episodes of TV One's UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD, Beg. 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

TV One lifts the curtain of Black Hollywood and reveals the rarely or never-been-told stories behind some of Tinseltown's trailblazing and iconic talent, both on screen and behind the camera, with new episodes of Unsung Hollywood beginning Wednesday, July 22 at 8PM/ET. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Deana Martin, 8/7-8Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Deana Martin, 8/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome Deana Martin in concert for two performances only - Friday, August 7 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, August 8 (7 p.m.). (more...)

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