Tom Waits News

Date of Birth: December 07, 1949 (67)
Birth Place: Pomona, CA, USA
Gender: Male
MAC & Bistro Award-Winner BILLIE ROE Continues Run of Provocative Show MONOPOLY at Don't Tell Mama, 2/12 & 2/19MAC & Bistro Award-Winner BILLIE ROE Continues Run of Provocative Show MONOPOLY at Don't Tell Mama, 2/12 & 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Billie Roe's uniquely provocative musical show MONOPOLY: SINGING THE LIVES FROM BALTIC AVENUE TO BOARDWALK, combines biting political commentary, humanity, and humor with songs by composers as diverse as Kurt Weill, Alan Jay Lerner, Stephen Sondheim, Tom Waits, Rickie Lee Jones, Pink Floyd, and Bono from U2. Roe's pithy and poignant script brings the people who reside within one of the world's most popular board games to life. MONOPOLY has earned Roe a BroadwayWorld.com Cabaret Award Nomination for 'Best Show, Female.' Directed by multiple Award-winning cabaret star Mark Nadler, with music direction by Steven Ray Watkins (the two combined on the show's musical arrangements), Billie Roe's MONOPOLY moves to Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th St, New York, NY) on February 12 and 19, 2017, both shows at 5:30 PM. For reservations, call: 212-757-0788 (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTANDSwing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

David Messier Debut Solo Album 'Waiting For Eldridge' Out NowDavid Messier Debut Solo Album 'Waiting For Eldridge' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Multi-talented artist, songwriter and producer, David Messier is set to release two music videos from his recent release Waiting For Eldridge out now, everywhere on Fable Records. (more...)


by Troy Frisby - Jan 11, 2017

A woman of many talents, one of Sandra Bernhard's greatest gifts has been her finely-honed ability to satirize Hollywood from the inside. Luckily, her latest residency at Joe's Pub, the year-ending SANDRA MONICA BLVD: COAST TO COAST, gave her plenty of opportunities to keep sharpening that blade. (more...)

WOOLGATHERERS Set for 2017 FRIGID Festival at The Kraine TheaterWOOLGATHERERS Set for 2017 FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The 2017 FRIGID Festival presents An Asylos production: Woolgatherers, with text by Asylos, Patti Smith, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Tom Waits. The show runs February 13th - March 5th, 2017. (more...)

The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the BoundariesThe Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Every time they take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house, and every time they teach us all something new about the blues. Now in its 26th year, the Blues Harmonica Blowout will push out the esthetic to new realms, putting Corky Siegel (Chamber Blues), Howard Levy (founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones), Duke Robillard (Roomful of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds) Son of Dave (Crash Test Dummies) and Jason Ricci on the same stage at the same time, all joining the show's founder Mark Hummel (Winner of two Blues Music Awards in 2014) and the stellar Blues Survivors. (more...)

Ute Lemper to Bring SONGS FROM THE BROKEN HEART to Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekendUte Lemper to Bring SONGS FROM THE BROKEN HEART to Feinstein's/54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Back by popular demand, Feinstein's/54 Below presents renowned international chanteuse and star of Broadway's Chicago, Ute Lemper with her new show Songs from the Broken Heart on today, January 7 at 7pm, Sunday, January 8 at 9:30pm and Wednesday, January 11 at 9:30pm.  (more...)

The Dance Complex to Present 2nd Annual CATALYSTS This JanuaryThe Dance Complex to Present 2nd Annual CATALYSTS This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

For a second year, 2016-17 CATALYSTS! artists-in-residence will perform at The Dance Complex for three weekends in January. (more...)

Mary Bridget Davies, Christine Ebersole, BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY and More Will Warm Up 54 Below This JanuaryMary Bridget Davies, Christine Ebersole, BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY and More Will Warm Up 54 Below This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

This January, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for more details! (more...)

New Video for Imelda May's 'Call Me' Premieres at W MagazineNew Video for Imelda May's 'Call Me' Premieres at W Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

W Magazine is premiering the video for “Call Me,” the first new music from critically acclaimed Irish singer Imelda May in nearly three years, while hailing the song as a “sweet, spare lament.” (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMAThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Living legends and modern-day innovators, The Blind Boys of Alabama, bring their gospel sound to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 28.  (more...)

Beyond Baroque to Mark 50th Anniversary in 2018Beyond Baroque to Mark 50th Anniversary in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, is planning a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018. Guided by the nonprofit's Executive Director, Richard Modiano, and council of prominent artist-curators, a program of activities commencing January 1, 2018, will take place at Beyond Baroque's Venice location and in venues throughout Los Angeles. (more...)

John Gray & The Jazz Thieves Drop Second Exciting Video TodayJohn Gray & The Jazz Thieves Drop Second Exciting Video Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Jazz Thieves, the hot, new New York City band led by bassist John Gray, TODAY release their second exciting new video in support of their new release 'Brooklyn Elegy.' From Jazziz magazine to Jazz Week reporting radio stations to YouTube, this band is leaving its mark! (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor/Singer Anthony AlcocerBWW Interview: Actor/Singer Anthony Alcocer
by Mark C. Lloyd - Dec 12, 2016

BWW Interviews: Actor/Singer Anthony Alcocer (more...)

CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE Announces Second and Final Sydney Performance 30/1/2017CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE Announces Second and Final Sydney Performance 30/1/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

There is only one David Bowie celebration concert you really need to see.  Just one. This one! And thanks to the huge response to the pre sale, Celebrating David Bowie have announced a 2nd and final chance to see this amazing show at the Sydney Opera House on Monday, 30 January, 2017 with tickets on sale NOW. (more...)

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904Celebrate New Year's Eve at Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Ring in 2017 in 1904 Dublin! Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced a special New Year's Eve celebration following the 8:30pm performance of The Dead, 1904. (more...)

Dan Layus Confirms January & February Headline TourDan Layus Confirms January & February Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Dan Layus has confirmed a headline tour for January and February 2017. The tour will kick off in Austin and make stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C. and Brooklyn among others. (more...)

deadmau5 releases 'W:/2016ALBUM/' on mau5trapdeadmau5 releases 'W:/2016ALBUM/' on mau5trap
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

deadmau5, a leading figure in electronic music has unleashed his sixth studio album W:/2016ALBUM/ (pronounced as 'w drive 2016 album') out today, Friday, 2nd December. W:/2016ALBUM/ is his first release as an independent artist via his own label mau5trap. (more...)

Celebrating David Bowie Tour Announces Sydney Show!Celebrating David Bowie Tour Announces Sydney Show!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

To honour David Bowie's 70th birthday, Bowie band members, friends and an ensemble of top recording and touring musicians from around the world are getting together for a one-time only series of global concerts, called Celebrating David Bowie.  (more...)

Highly Suspect Explodes with #1 Alternative AlbumHighly Suspect Explodes with #1 Alternative Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

2x Grammy nominated act, Highly Suspect's sophomore LP, The Boy Who Died Wolf, is topping charts, selling and streaming over two times that of their first album, and is garnering rave reviews (more...)

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