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Date Of Birth:
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Date of Birth: February 19, 1940 (77)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Male
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight at the Fabulous Fox!MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight at the Fabulous Fox!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's tour embarked on its third year at the Smith Center in Las Vegas, nearly 58 years to day that Motown Records was founded. The music of Motown began bringing people together back in 1959, reaching men and women of different cultures, religion, ethnicity and ages, and has provided a message of hope and healing ever since. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Young MichaelsBWW TV: Meet MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Young Michaels
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2017

Meet Nana Ageyman-Bediako (11 years old from Haringey, London), Raphael Higgins-Humes (11 years old from Greenwich, London), Rio Myers (10 years old from Lewisham, London) and Tumo Reetsang (12 years old from Southwark, London), who alternate the roles of Young Michael Jackson, Young Berry Gordy and Young Stevie Wonder in the hit West End show MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Click below to watch them share what they love about being in the show! (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer SeasonRavina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

Broadway's Patrice Covington and Jesse Nager Set for LIVE IN THE LIVING ROOM at W HollywoodBroadway's Patrice Covington and Jesse Nager Set for LIVE IN THE LIVING ROOM at W Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

This Thursday, March 16th, 42 Seven Productions and W Hollywood will welcome Broadway vets Patrice Covington (The Color Purple) and Jesse Nager (Motown the Musical) to LA's new weekly concert series, 'Live In The Living Room,' taking place every Thursday night in The Living Room of W Hollywood. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK, THE HUMANS, LOVE NEVER DIES and More on Tap for Broadway In Chicago's 2017-18 SeasonSCHOOL OF ROCK, THE HUMANS, LOVE NEVER DIES and More on Tap for Broadway In Chicago's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced its next season line-up: Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK, Broadway sensation WICKED, 2016 Tony Award-winning Best Play THE HUMANS and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)

BWW Review: OKC Broadway Dazzles With the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICALBWW Review: OKC Broadway Dazzles With the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Ronn Burton - Mar 10, 2017

OKC Broadway presents the national tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL March 7th-12th, 2017 at the Civic Center Musical Hall. Staged by Schele Williams (associate director from the Broadway production, originally directed by Charles Randolph-Wright) MOTOWN delivers a buzzing, delightful evening of your favorite songs - and they've never been done better. The audience was up on their feet dancing by the end of the show, and throughout the evening could often be found waving their hands in the air and singing along (you can decide for yourself whether this is a good or bad thing.) If you're looking for a trip down memory lane, head down to the Civic Center and experience an effervescent evening of MOTOWN music. (more...)

 Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer Stephen Schwartz with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Parr Hall Celebrates the Sound of a Generation with MAGIC OF MOTOWNParr Hall Celebrates the Sound of a Generation with MAGIC OF MOTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????The Magic of Motown is returning to Warrington in November to celebrate the sound of a generation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Smokey Robinson Brings the Sounds of Motown to the Kravis CenterPhoto Coverage: Smokey Robinson Brings the Sounds of Motown to the Kravis Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 6, 2017

Smokey Robinson brought the sounds of Motown to the Kravis Center in Palm Beach last night and there wasn't one woman in the audience that didn't became his girl after he sang 'My GIrl', The Temtations signature tune which Smokey and Ronald White wrote and produced in 1964. Smokey Robinson wrote Motown's first song to reach No. 1 on the Billboard R&B chart, Shop Around, for The Miracles, a group he formed while still in high school. The Detroit native would go on to write many Miracles hits, including The Tracks of My Tears, I Second That Emotion and Tears of a Clown (with Stevie Wonder), plus songs for other Motown legends. Fifty years later, his high tenor voice remains a national treasure. The spectacular evening was sponsored by Sunny Sessa in loving memory memory of Leonardo Sessa, and Smokey's performance will surely be a loving memory for all who filled the Kravis Center to hear his great music. (more...)

CABARET, DIRTY DANCING, and More Fill Broadway in Wilmington's 2017-18 SeasonCABARET, DIRTY DANCING, and More Fill Broadway in Wilmington's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

The 2017-2018 Broadway in Wilmington series at The Playhouse on Rodney Square was announced today at a special launch event. The Broadway Series, the third season under the management of The Grand Opera House, includes four week-long productions, THE WIZARD OF OZ, CABARET, DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY LIVE ON STAGE, and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. In addition, the schedule includes two limited-engagements, THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY and DANCE TO THE MOVIES. (more...)

International Singing Sensation The Tenors Perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/9International Singing Sensation The Tenors Perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Critically acclaimed for their musical diversity, multi-platinum Canadian vocal sensation The Tenors bring their rich, choral harmonies to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, May 9 at 8 p.m.!  In this Ingersoll Auto of Danbury World Music performance, enjoy moving musical reinventions of powerful anthems and popular classics including "Lean on Me," "You Are So Beautiful," and "Agnus Dei," in addition to original compositions by The Tenors themselves. Thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful voices and memorable melodies, The Tenors, blend classical music and contemporary pop.  (more...)

BWW Preview: THE BROADWAY BOYS Arrive in Baltimore for One Night Only, 3/4BWW Preview: THE BROADWAY BOYS Arrive in Baltimore for One Night Only, 3/4
by Charles Shubow - Mar 1, 2017

Six Broadway performers will headline a fundraiser for children and teens. (more...)

McCartney Guitarist Brian Ray Debuts Track at Guitar WorldMcCartney Guitarist Brian Ray Debuts Track at Guitar World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Wicked Cool is proud to announce the release of a two-track digital-only single from Brian Ray today. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Returns to Fisher TheatreMOTOWN THE MUSICAL Returns to Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy, and Broadway in Detroit are proud to announce that MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will return to Detroit's Fisher Theatre, April 18-30.  (more...)

BWW Review: PIPPIN at Van Wezel Performing Arts HallBWW Review: PIPPIN at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 21, 2017

Pippin is another Tony Award-winning musical from Stephen Schwartz, (Wicked, Godspell). The story is a spectacle representing a troupe of actors performing in a play about a young prince named Pippin, (Naysh Fox), in an anguishing search for his life's purpose. As his character comes to life, Pippin meets an odd array of circus-type characters along the way. (more...)

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Buell TheatreBWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Buell Theatre
by colin roybal - Feb 17, 2017

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KINKY BOOTS and 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Highlight Broadway in Thousand Oaks' 2017-18 SeasonKINKY BOOTS and 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Highlight Broadway in Thousand Oaks' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Best Musicals KINKY BOOTS and A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER highlight the 2017-18 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Series, presented by Theater League at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Full Renovation of Brooklyn's Billie Holiday Theatre UnderwayFull Renovation of Brooklyn's Billie Holiday Theatre Underway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

A $4.1 million renovation and expansion of the historic Billie Holiday Theatre at Restoration Plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant is on target to be completed this Spring, announced the New York City Department of Design Construction (DDC) today, which is managing the project for the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA). (more...)

Courtney Cox, John Stamos & More Set for New Season of TLC's WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?Courtney Cox, John Stamos & More Set for New Season of TLC's WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TLC's Emmy Award-winning series, WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? returns this spring with a new group of celebrities ready to delve into their lineage and get answers to the questions they've wondered about their entire lives. Eight new one-hour episodes bring more unexpected turns and surprising discoveries of great historical significance. Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, the new season premieres on Sunday, March 5th at 10/9c. (more...)

DANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George TheatreDANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

St. George Theatre is pleased to announce the guest appearance of Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren to the cast of Dance to the Movies along with Dancing With The Stars celebrity pros Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, and more on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00PM. (more...)

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