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Date of Birth: December 07, 1949 (67)
Birth Place: Pomona, CA, USA
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The John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris MuseumThe John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????The John Pizzarelli Quartet makes a rare Bickford Theatre appearance for one night only on Saturday, April 1, at 8:00 p.m. Joining John will be Konrad Paskudzki on piano, Andy Watson  on drums, and Mike Kam on bass. (more...)

Skidmore Theater's Spring 2017 Mainstage ProductionSkidmore Theater's Spring 2017 Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce its Spring 2017 Mainstage production, Balm in Gilead by Lanford Wilson, guest directed by international award-winning theater artist Phil Soltanoff. This updated version of Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson's first full-length play brings the world of grungy 1970s New York City to vivid life on the Skidmore stage. (more...)

UC San Diego to Present Three-Part Dance Performance, winterWORKS, This WeekUC San Diego to Present Three-Part Dance Performance, winterWORKS, This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents winterWORKS, a three-part dance performance showing March 16 -18, 7:30 p.m., at the Mandell Weiss Forum in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theatre District on UC San Diego's campus in La Jolla, Calif. (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...)

Kravis Center Guarantees Music, Music, Music Throughout April with Memorable Concerts and Broadway HitsKravis Center Guarantees Music, Music, Music Throughout April with Memorable Concerts and Broadway Hits
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in April 2017 with an amazing array of musical performances from Broadway to Motown, from classy Nat King Cole to classic Cole Porter, from piano masterpieces to Pokemon. Also, a soul searing drama (Judgment at Nuremberg) and a side-splitting comedy (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man). (more...)

Yellowjackets, Tommy Igoe Band and More Set for Blue Note Napa This MarchYellowjackets, Tommy Igoe Band and More Set for Blue Note Napa This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Blue Note Napa has announced its March 2017 lineup - scroll down for details! (more...)

deadmau5 Reveals First Episode of YouTube Series for Cube 2.1 as well as VIP Packages for 'lots of shows in a row' Tourdeadmau5 Reveals First Episode of YouTube Series for Cube 2.1 as well as VIP Packages for 'lots of shows in a row' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With the start of his 'lots of shows in a row' tour about a month away, major international electronic musician deadmau5 has today (2/24) revealed the first of six behind-the-scenes videos with YouTube Music for Cube 2.1. The new video showcases deadmau5 and crew creatively developing his updated, custom-built cube--a kinetic version of his previous cube with many enhancements--at Tait in the middle of Amish Country, Pennsylvania (Lititz, PA). Standing at 17 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide and 31 ft. deep, making it larger than its predecessors, Cube 2.1 features internal robots that push the sides of the cube--consisting of state-of-the-art LED panels--up and around while projecting brand new graphics.  (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret Announces March ShowsBay Area Cabaret Announces March Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret continues its acclaimed series at the Venetian Room at Fairmont San Francisco (950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill) with two special shows in March-one a tribute to cabaret as a distinctive art form, and the other a return engagement for two of the most popular Bay Area Cabaret artists. On March 5 at 5:00 pm, A Cabaret Spectacular will celebrate the art of cabaret performance featuring some of the finest cabaret performers from across the nation. Then on March 26 at 7:30 pm, world-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli and Broadway soprano Jessica Molaskey, return to the Bay Area Cabaret stage with their brand new hit show from Cafe Carlyle in New York. Tickets for both shows at www.bayareacabaret.org or by calling (415) 392-4400. (more...)

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff AwardeesCatherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. (more...)

Scout Durwood to Release 'Take One Thing Off' via Blue Elan Records, 5/19Scout Durwood to Release 'Take One Thing Off' via Blue Elan Records, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

As much as this is a story about a comedian, singer, and actress, it really starts with a kid who wore a tiara to school every day… That kid grew up to be Scout Durwood. Many years before she made audiences laugh starring on MTV's Mary + Jane and Oxygen's Funny Girls, she knew that being different was her greatest strength. (more...)

Sturgill Simpson Unveils Official 'All Around You' Music VideoSturgill Simpson Unveils Official 'All Around You' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The official music video for Sturgill Simpson's “All Around You” is premiering today and can now be viewed (more...)

MY LEONARD COHEN Comes to the Adelaide Fringe FestivalMY LEONARD COHEN Comes to the Adelaide Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????'My Leonard Cohen' was the toast of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, with sold-out shows and rave reviews from critics and fans alike.  The show  is now appearing at the ADELAIDE FRINGLE FESTIVAL from February 28. (more...)

Imelda May's 'Black Tears' Video Premieres at Four Oh FiveImelda May's 'Black Tears' Video Premieres at Four Oh Five
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Critically acclaimed Irish singer Imelda May is premiering the video for the song 'Black Tears' off of her forthcoming album Life, Love, Flesh, Blood (out 4/7 on Verve) via the Four Oh Five today. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San FranciscoSILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Due to overwhelming audience response, Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light Theatre, announced today the extension of the San Francisco premiere of SILENCE! The Musical - the "subversively funny and deliciously tasty" award-winning musical parody of "The Silence of the Lambs." Originally scheduled to close on Saturday, February 25, tickets are now on-sale through Saturday, March 18.  (more...)

East Coast Premiere Is Set For Documentary Chronicling Final Months In Life Of Rob MorsbergerEast Coast Premiere Is Set For Documentary Chronicling Final Months In Life Of Rob Morsberger
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

EAST COAST PREMIERE! Join us for a special tribute event for the singer/songwriter Rob Morsberger, a musician's musician and Croton resident who collaborated with countless artists including Patti Smith and Marshall Crenshaw, and called on his classical training to compose musical scores for "Masterpiece Theatre" and the PBS television series NOVA. (more...)

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This MarchRickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

THE GLITTER & DOOM SALON with Jennifer Kingwell Comes to AdelaideTHE GLITTER & DOOM SALON with Jennifer Kingwell Comes to Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Glitter & Doom Salon - the show that Edinborough audiences called 'The hot, slightly androgynous, dark and intensely alluring new kid on the block when it comes to cabaret' - touches down its smoky wings at the Adelaide Fringe Festival on the stage of Gluttony's premiere feature AFF venue, the Spiegel Zelt, Friday 17 - Sunday 19 February. One of the oldest speigeltents in the world, it is the perfect backdrop of mirrors, oak, stained glass and velvet to envelop audiences in a dark and enticing world of enigmatic performances. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Announces Year Three Of FIFTY FOR THE FUTUREKronos Quartet Announces Year Three Of FIFTY FOR THE FUTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Kronos Quartet/Kronos Performing Arts Association is proud to announce the third group of composers for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. Launched in 2015, Fifty for the Future is an exciting partnership with Carnegie Hall and others to create 50 new works - by 25 women and 25 men - expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals. (more...)

Imelda May's 'Life Love Flesh Blood' Out on Verve 4/7Imelda May's 'Life Love Flesh Blood' Out on Verve 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Life, Love, Flesh, Blood, the fifth full-length record from critically acclaimed Irish singer Imelda May and her first new music in three years, is due April 7 via Verve Records. (more...)

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...)

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