Toni Braxton News

Date Of Birth:
October 07, 1968 (45)
Birth Place:
Severn, Maryland, USA
Gender:
Female
Twelve New Music, Dance and Holiday Shows Coming to the King Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

The King Center for the Performing Arts has announced a variety of music, dance and holiday entertainment coming up this season. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Darlene Love Coming to Harris Center, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

It's no wonder the New York Times raves: "Darlene Love's thunderbolt voice is as embedded in the history of rock and roll as Eric Clapton's guitar or Bob Dylan's lyrics." Through the years, Darlene Love continues to captivate audiences worldwide with her warm, gracious stage presence and sensational performances (more...)

Music Legends Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty Announce Formation of New Music Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Together these two music icons form a musical synergy that is unparalleled! (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents KENNY G, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram. In a recording career that spans three decades and 23 albums, the Grammy Award-winning Kenny G has sold more than 75 million records worldwide (45 million in the U.S. alone) and enjoyed more than a dozen climbs to the top of Billboard's contemporary jazz chart. By grafting elements of R&B, pop and Latin to his smooth jazz foundation, Kenny G has solidified his reputation as the premier artist in contemporary jazz. Having made his debut with Pacific Symphony in February 2013 for a romantic Valentine's Day weekend celebration, Kenny G returns to Orange County on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m., to perform at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine as part of Mercedes-Benz presents Summer Festival 2014. (more...)

Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram. In a recording career that spans three decades and 23 albums, the Grammy Award-winning Kenny G has sold more than 75 million records worldwide (45 million in the U.S. alone) and enjoyed more than a dozen climbs to the top of Billboard's contemporary jazz chart. (more...)

Island Records Promotes Eric Wong To Executive Vice President/General Manager, Island Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG) strengthens its executive level management team with the promotion of Eric Wong toExecutive Vice President / General Manager, Island Records, it was announced today by David Massey, President, Island Records. Mr. Wong, who is based in New York, will oversee all operations of Island Records, and will report directly to Mr. Massey. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of July 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 09, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW, airing on ABC for the week of July 14, 2014! (more...)

'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Emmy Award-winning actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as 'Anthony Bouvier' on TV's Designing Women, died on June 28th at the age of 67 (more...)

BWW Flashback: AFTER MIDNIGHT Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 29, 2014

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis brought us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars. After 273 performances, After Midnight is closing today. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through After Midnight's beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: Toni Braxton Talks New Memoir on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Singer Toni Braxton stopped by THE TALK on CBS to discuss her new book "Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir," in which she chronicles her humble beginnings (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's Patti LaBelle Set for Bravo's 'Watch What Happens' 6/17
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bravo has announced that Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle, who just joined the cast of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical After Midnight, will be a guest on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, on Tuesday, June 17th. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning AFTER MIDNIGHT to Play its Final Performance on Sunday, June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis announced today that After Midnight, the seven-time 2014 TonyŽ Award-nominee, and winner of the TonyŽ Award for Best Choreography (Warren Carlyle), will play its final performance on Sunday, June 29 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). At the time of its closing, After Midnight will have run 8 months, with 19 preview performances and 272 regular performances. Conceived by Jack Viertel, and directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to the best reviews of any new musical this season on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)

Breaking News: AFTER MIDNIGHT to Close on Broadway in Late June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

This just in - as per the NY Times, a spokesman for the Broadway production of AFTER MIDNIGHT has confirmed that the show will close on June 29, 2014, 8 months into the show's run. The show, a $7 million dollar production will close at a loss, at the conclusion of current guest star Patti LaBelle's final performance. The production was hoping to shut down temporarily over the July 4th holiday, before the next star Gladys Knight was due to begin performances, but not all of the unions agreed to the proposal, making it impossible to continue running. (more...)

BWW TV: Grammy Winner Patti LaBelle Joins Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2014

The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as 'Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was on hand last night to chat with LaBelle after she took her bows - below, check out what she had to say about her supportive co-stars, returning to the stage, and why she feels like she belongs on Broadway! (more...)

This WEEK IN PICTURES: June 7-13
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 13, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the winners room and red carpet of the 68th annual Tony Awards, Patti LaBelle joining 'After Midnight,' 'Rocky's' 100th performance, and more! (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Week of June 16, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TALK, airing on CBS for the week of June 16, 2014! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole & More Celebrate Patti LaBelle's First Performance in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2014

The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as 'Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld was there for her big night and you can check out photos from the backstage, post-show celebration below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patti LaBelle Takes First Bows in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2014

The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as "Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld was there for her big night and you can check out photos from her first curtain call below! (more...)

BWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated Musicals
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 03, 2014

Look, we get it, whether due to budget or geography, you didn't see every show of the Broadway season, but that doesn't mean you can't be fully up-to-date for this Sunday's Tony Awards. To help get you prepared for theatre's biggest night, BroadwayWorld has put together the ultimate Tonys Crash Course. We've outlined all of the shows nominated in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories, and provided you 'study materials' as only BWW can, by mining our one-of-a-kind archives. (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT-Inspired Duke Ellington Album Hits iTunes Today
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, releases 'Duke Ellington: The Original Recordings That Inspired The Broadway Hit After Midnight' today, May 27th on iTunes (iTunes.com/DukeEllington) that other digital retailers. The CD version hits stores June 17th. (more...)

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