Tom Wopat News

Date of Birth: September 09, 1951 (65)
Birth Place: Lodi, WI, USA
Gender: Male
Overture's 2016-17 Tommy Award Recipients Announced; Ceremony Set for June!Overture's 2016-17 Tommy Award Recipients Announced; Ceremony Set for June!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Named for local Broadway star Tom Wopat, the Tommy Awards Program at Overture Center for the Arts encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high school musical theater each year and culminates in an annual awards show in Overture Hall. The 8th Annual Awards Tommy Awards Show will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and will go on sale to the public Monday, May 22 at 11 a.m. (more...)

Tom Wopat and Kyle Dean Massey Join BROADWAY IN THE 'BURGTom Wopat and Kyle Dean Massey Join BROADWAY IN THE 'BURG
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Broadway favorites Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) and Kyle Dean Massey (Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked) will perform in Hattiesburg, Miss. during Festival South, an annual creative arts festival, June 1-17. The Hub City Players will stage Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, whose memorable tunes by Tony nominees, Benj Pasik and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land) were recorded in 2015. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Judson Mills & Jasmin Richardson of THE BODYGUARD TourPodcast: West of Broadway Chats with Judson Mills & Jasmin Richardson of THE BODYGUARD Tour
by West of Broadway - May 10, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will and Lara swoon over their recent trip to the Pantages Theater to see the National Tour of The Bodyguard staring Deborah Cox. This episode kicks off with a visit from K-Earth 101 Radio Host, Larry Morgan who shared some insight into the societal impact the Bodyguard Soundtrack had on the American Music scene. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Broadway Arts Camp Co-Founder, Alexis CarraPodcast: West of Broadway Chats with Broadway Arts Camp Co-Founder, Alexis Carra
by West of Broadway - Apr 24, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong sits down with Broadway Veteran and Co-founder of Broadway Arts Camp, Alexis Carra to discuss her journey from Broadway to Hollywood. Alexis also shares some stories from backstage and on set as well as her motivation behind her love of teaching and why her and her partner Chryssie Whitehead founded this west coast musical theater camp. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Charles Chatelain about Fiasco's INTO THE WOODSPodcast: West of Broadway Chats with Charles Chatelain about Fiasco's INTO THE WOODS
by West of Broadway - Apr 13, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Lara Scott sit down with the Charles Chatelain, President of the Center Theater Group's Young Producers Circle to discuss the Fiasco Theater's production of Into the Woods performing at the Ahmanson Theater from now until May 14th. (more...)

Lillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPACLillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The fourth season of the award-winning music series, AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, hosted for the first time by multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein, will make its New York Metro-area premiere on Sunday, April 9th on at 12:30 p.m. THIRTEEN (more...)

Broadway Songstress N'Kenge Makes Debut with  Milwaukee Symphony in Classic FM!Broadway Songstress N'Kenge Makes Debut with Milwaukee Symphony in Classic FM!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will grace the stage at Classic FM's Four Decades of Radio Hits show with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, under the baton, Joel Levine for three concerts. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

John Pizzarelli returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show celebrating iconic singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, April 25 - May 6. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." Specifically, Jazz Weekly recently raved about John Pizzarelli's Johnny Mercer program: "A gig like this oozes with style, class and fun, with Pizzarelli being one of the best ambassadors for the Great American Songbook. One of his best."At the Cafe, he'll perform Johnny's most recognizable hits as well as lesser-known gems such as "Jamboree Jones" and "Slue Foot." (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Houston Symphony will celebrate more than 50 years of soul influence Feb. 17-19 with a brand-new show featuring the best of Motown legends as well as today's hottest R&B entertainers. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Rebecca Luker and More Sing Love Songs with Michael Feinstein on AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC TonightJessie Mueller, Rebecca Luker and More Sing Love Songs with Michael Feinstein on AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

In advance of Valentine's Day, tonight's new episode of American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted By Michael Feinstein is a special Salute to Love Songs. The episode debuts tonight at 8pm on NJTV. (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Houston Symphony will celebrate more than 50 years of soul influence Feb. 17-19 with a brand-new show featuring the best of Motown legends as well as today's hottest R&B entertainers. (more...)


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New Episode of AMERICAN SONGBOOK at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein TonightNew Episode of AMERICAN SONGBOOK at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

???????Don't miss tonight's American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein at 8pm on NJTV! (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Ana Gasteyer Kick Off AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC Series Tonight on NJTVBrian Stokes Mitchell and Ana Gasteyer Kick Off AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC Series Tonight on NJTV
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, recently announced the fourth season of the award-winning music series, American Songbook at NJPAC, hosted for the first time by multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein, premieres tonight, January 25th, on NJTV (check local listings). The six-part series, now entitled American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein, will also air on THIRTEEN and WLIW21 in the spring. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performers onstage! (more...)

Fulton Theatre Goes Under the Big Top with ANNIE GET YOUR GUN!Fulton Theatre Goes Under the Big Top with ANNIE GET YOUR GUN!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is excited to continue its record breaking season with Irving Berlin's classic musical comedy, Annie Get Your Gun.   Prepare to be dazzled as Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show returns to the Fulton Theatre after 100 years and the theatre is transformed into a big top, surrounding the audience with all the action.  (more...)


by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Michael Feinstein, Billy Porter, Andrea McArdle and More in AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, Coming to NJTVPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Michael Feinstein, Billy Porter, Andrea McArdle and More in AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, Coming to NJTV
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced the fourth season of the award-winning music series, American Songbook at NJPAC, hosted for the first time by multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein, will premiere on Wednesday, January 25th on NJTV (check local listings). The six-part series, now entitled American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein, will also air on THIRTEEN and WLIW21 in the spring. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performers onstage! (more...)

Michael Bollinger Named Director of Bartlett Performing Arts CenterMichael Bollinger Named Director of Bartlett Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

The City of Bartlett, in greater Memphis, Tennessee named Michael Bollinger the Director of the Bartlett Performing Arts Center.  Bollinger has spent his career as a professional producer - director - actor. (more...)

Motown's N'Kenge, Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Naples Philharmonic in BROADWAY DIVASMotown's N'Kenge, Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Naples Philharmonic in BROADWAY DIVAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Broadway's Darling N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will grace the stage in a Broadway Diva's collaboration with Naples Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly for six concerts. Performances at the Francis Pew Hayes Hall in Artis-Naples will be Today January 10-13th at 8:00PM and January 14th at 2:00PM and 8:00PM located at 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 34108. (more...)

Motown's N'Kenge, Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Naples Philharmonic in BROADWAY DIVASMotown's N'Kenge, Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Naples Philharmonic in BROADWAY DIVAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Broadway's Darling N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will grace the stage in a Broadway Diva's collaboration with Naples Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly for six concerts. Performances at the Francis Pew Hayes Hall in Artis-Naples will be Tuesday January 10-13th at 8:00PM and January 14th at 2:00PM and 8:00PM located at 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 34108. (more...)

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