Smokey Robinson News


Date Of Birth:
February 19, 1940 (74)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender:
Male
VIDEO: Smokey Robinson Talks New 'Duets' Album; Shares Secret on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Grammy Award winner and Motown icon Smokey Robinson stopped by CBS's THE TALK to discuss his new 'duets' album. (more...)

BWW Recap: DWTS: Who's the First One to Stop Dancing?
by Gabrielle Gervais - Sep 17, 2014

ABC's hit reality competition show DANCING WITH THE STARS premiered its 19th season last night with a bang, and tonight was the first elimination round. Now I'm recapping this show as it happens, so before it is revealed, my guess for the couple up for elimination is Lolo Jones and her partner Keo. I'd hate to see her partner go because this is his first DWTS season, but between Jones's stiff moves and sour attitude through the night, she is my pick to go home. (more...)

Brian Copeland to Bring NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN & THE WAITING PERIOD Back to The Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Marsh presents the return of award-winning performer Brian Copeland in two of his acclaimed solo pieces: NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN returns to The Marsh for a 10th anniversary revival performed in rep with THE WAITING PERIOD, Copeland's acclaimed, unflinching look at depression. Says Copeland, 'With the devastating loss of Robin Williams, I hope we can now finally start a national dialogue about this largely misunderstood disease.' Performances of THE WAITING PERIOD will honor the families of those who have lost loved ones to depression. Both shows, featuring humorous, poignant, and riveting insights, are written by Brian Copeland and directed by David Ford. Performances will take place Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets (individual shows: $30-$40, reserved: $60-$100), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055. (more...)

Smokey Robinson to Duet with Aloe Blacc on DANCING WITH THE STARS, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The today night show will feature music legend Smokey Robinson performing a duet of "My Girl" with ALOE BLACC off of Robinson's new album, "Smokey and Friends." (more...)

Country Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Our National Anthem
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Martin O'Malley and an extensive roster of celebrities and elected officials joined visitors from across the United States as they flocked to Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor and the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine last night to take part in the centerpiece events of the week-long Star-Spangled Spectacular. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - September 15-16, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on September 15-16, 2014! (more...)

Hotel California A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES Returns to the Suncoast Showroom 10/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Hotel California will present 'A Salute to the Eagles,' reproducing the Grammy® Award-winning sounds of the legendary band, at the Suncoast Showroom, October 25 and 26. (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Week of September 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TALK, airing on CBS for the week of September 15, 2014! (more...)

Tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at the Orpheum Theatre Go on Sale 9/12; Show Runs 12/16-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Hennepin Theatre Trust are proud to announce that single tickets for Motown The Musical will go on sale Friday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. Motown The Musical will play December 16-28 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) as part of the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin Season. (more...)

THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW Coming to Segerstrom Center in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

From the producers that brought you RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles, the West End production Let It Be, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience and PFX - The Pink Floyd Experience, Annerin Productions and co-producer SPI Entertainment present The Australian Bee Gees Show, a celebration of one of the most influential and famous musical groups of all time. The show comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on March 13, 2015. Tickets to The Australian Bee Gees Show start at $39 are now available online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about groups of 20 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. (more...)

Leo Ihenacho to Headline West End Concert DANCING IN THE STREETS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Singer-Songwriter Leo Ihenacho, former member of the multi-platinum selling UK group The Streets, is to head the cast of the West End concert hit, Dancing in the Streets. (more...)

Upcoming Star Studded Album to Honor Sir Paul McCartney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

According to the New York Times, the upcoming star-studded album,“The Art of Paul McCartney,' whose roster includes Bob Dylan, Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson, the Cure, Kiss, Willie Nelson and B.B. King is due out Nov. 18 (more...)

John Lithgow to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Live on PBS's 'Great Performances' Next Weekend; Kristin Chenoweth to Perform
by TV News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore on THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, September 13, on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

CBS's THE TALK to Kick Off Season 5, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

The fifth season of THE TALK will kick off with a special two-week premiere event beginning Monday, Sept. 8 (more...)

SO GOOD FOR THE SOUL: A TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN Opens State Theatre's 88th Season, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Take a trip down “Memory Lane” featuring the songs and sound America grew up with. So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to Motown kicks off the 88th season of the historic State Theatre in Easton with a performance on Saturday, September 20th. (more...)

Tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Des Moines Civic Center On Sale 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Des Moines Performing Arts, have announced that MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at the Des Moines Civic Center, Tuesday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is part of the 2014-2015 Willis Broadway Series. (more...)

MOTOWN Announces Group Sales Preorder Details for Return Broadway Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Group sales preorder information is now available for the summer 2016 Broadway return engagement of Motown the Musical, which will continue at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Broadway through January 18, 2015. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Shows - MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MOTOWN below! (more...)

MOTOWN the MUSICAL is a Huge Hit: Now thru Sep 28!
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Aug 23, 2014

Hodges & Hodges grooved their way down to the Orpheum Theatre to dance the night away at MOTOWN the Musical! The hit record company defined the sound of the sixties and seventies, breaking down racial barriers with a signature soul/pop sound that cut across the black/white divide at a time when segregation was still the law of the land. Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and the Temptations were just a few of the artists that made up the hit parade at Motown. (more...)

Breaking: MOTOWN to Take Broadway Hiatus; Heads to the UK Next Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, will play its final performance at Broadway's Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on January 18, 2015. (more...)

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