Tony Bennett News

Date of Birth: August 03, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: Astoria, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Grigoryan Brothers Confirmed As Special Guests for k.d. lang Ingenue Redux TourGrigoryan Brothers Confirmed As Special Guests for k.d. lang Ingenue Redux Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG Dainty announced today that the Grigoryan Brothers will join GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang on her Ingénue Redux 25th Anniversary Tour as special guests. (more...)

Enjoy Big Band Sounds with the Capital Jazz Orchestra in April at the CCAEnjoy Big Band Sounds with the Capital Jazz Orchestra in April at the CCA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Big Band sounds of Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman are revived as jazz clarinet master and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski teams up with the Capital Jazz Orchestra at the historic Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord on Sunday, April 2 for "Artie, Benny, Woody". Tickets are currently on sale starting at $20, plus any applicable fees for phone/Internet sales.   (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TEG Dainty announced today that GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang will tour Australia in July on her Ingénue Redux Tour, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of her first all-original album Ingénue. (more...)

Mike Stoller and Corky Hale to Host Italia Film FestivalMike Stoller and Corky Hale to Host Italia Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Legendary songwriter Mike Stoller and his wife, musician-singer Corky Hale, will chair the 12th edition of the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest, which runs Feb. 19-25 at the Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., opening with Gianfranco Rossi's Oscar-nominated documentary "Sea of Fire."  The festival puts Italian cinema in the spotlight through a series of premieres, screening retrospectives and exhibitions, and Rossi will be presented with a special L.A. Italia Award as "Master of Documentary". (more...)

DANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George TheatreDANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

St. George Theatre is pleased to announce the guest appearance of Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren to the cast of Dance to the Movies along with Dancing With The Stars celebrity pros Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, and more on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00PM. (more...)

Cyrus Chestnut, SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandCyrus Chestnut, SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 20-26, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Quartet, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Eric Comstock & Jon Burr, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Cage The Elephant to Perform at 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom PettyCage The Elephant to Perform at 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom Petty
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Cage the Elephant will perform at the 2017 MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR tribute in honor of Tom Petty. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 GalaWAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). (more...)

Lady Gaga Talks STAR IS BORN Co-Star Bradley Cooper: 'He's Very Inspiring'Lady Gaga Talks STAR IS BORN Co-Star Bradley Cooper: 'He's Very Inspiring'
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

In a new interview with Billboard, Gaga discusses her 'amazing' Super Bowl halftime show experience, her upcoming 'Joanne tour' and Grammy appearance alongside Metallica and the progress of the Warner Bros remake of the classic Streisand film. (more...)

LPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationLPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and EmceeCABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

Kravis Center Promises An Entertainment-Packed March With Numerous Concerts, Shows & Superstar PerformersKravis Center Promises An Entertainment-Packed March With Numerous Concerts, Shows & Superstar Performers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in March 2017 with amazing performances from Hollywood to Bollywood, several fascinating lectures, two of Broadway's biggest hits, and the much-anticipated return of Michael Feinstein & the Kravis Center Pops Orchestra. (more...)

THE JUDY GARLAND SHOW Channel Comes to StreamNet.TV ft. Streisand, Minnelli & MoreTHE JUDY GARLAND SHOW Channel Comes to StreamNet.TV ft. Streisand, Minnelli & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

LAStreamNet.TV is adding 26 one hour episodes of THE JUDY GARLAND SHOW Channel to its platform. This historic collection of 26 one-hour-long episodes includes an unprecedented list of guests (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Lady Gaga's Spectacular Super Bowl Halftime Performance in Full!VIDEO: Watch Lady Gaga's Spectacular Super Bowl Halftime Performance in Full!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Last night, Lady Gaga went from the rooftop to the stage in one of the most acrobatic and incredible Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime show performances of all time. (more...)

From PBS and Sold Out Shows around the world, Child Prodigy Ethan Bortnick Performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 4/8From PBS and Sold Out Shows around the world, Child Prodigy Ethan Bortnick Performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

From singing and playing the piano to songwriting and starring in television specials and feature films, 16-year-old child prodigy Ethan Bortnick does it all - with incredible talent, a captivating personality and a passion for bringing people joy.  He'll share those amazing gifts at The Ridgefield Playhouse when he performs on Saturday, April 8th at 8 p.m.  This Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series performance, partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon and Spa and Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings, will be packed with energy, excitement and family-friendly entertainment.  (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...)

Additional Performers Announced for 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom PettyAdditional Performers Announced for 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom Petty
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Tom Petty will be honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year in celebration of his extraordinary creative accomplishments and significant charitable work. Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute—now in its 27th year—provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need. (more...)

Laury Shelley Comes to Naperville's Madden Theater 3/5Laury Shelley Comes to Naperville's Madden Theater 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Praised by Billboard Magazine as having 'exciting vocal ability' and as 'a singer of musical integrity,' by Kevin Moore of WSBC Radio/Chicago, celebrated recording artist/vocalist/songwriter Laury Shelley celebrates the release of her new single The Windmills of Your Mind, with a tribute concert to her mentor Oscar. Grammy and Emmy-award winning composer Michel LeGrand (Brian's Song, Yentl, Summer of '42, Lady Sings the Blues). (more...)

The Piano Men, INTO THE WOODS, MOMIX and More Set for Mayo Center This February & MarchThe Piano Men, INTO THE WOODS, MOMIX and More Set for Mayo Center This February & March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Mayo Performing Arts Center has announced its schedule of events for February through March (excluding Guest Attractions). Scroll down for details! (more...)

MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be an eventful year at The Iridium as we continue to host MTV Live Setlist (the episode featuring 'dark girl pop' band MUNA airs this Saturday, February 4 at 9pm ET), and the acclaimed live public television series Front and Center (season 6 airing now at various dates/times across the country)!  (more...)

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