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Date of Birth: August 03, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: Astoria, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, CRIES FROM SYRIA, and More Among HBO's Documentary LineupBECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, CRIES FROM SYRIA, and More Among HBO's Documentary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2017, including: Peter Kunhardt's BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, a revealing portrait of the billionaire philanthropist; Evgeny Afineevsky's CRIES FROM SYRIA, a searing look at the five-year conflict in Syria; Irene Taylor Brodsky's chilling BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, exploring how the dark corners of the Internet can influence society's most impressionable young consumers of the media; and Erin Lee Carr's MOMMY DEAD AND DEAREST, the headline-grabbing story of Dee Dee Blanchard and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, touching on child abuse, mental illness and forbidden love. (more...)

Electric Youth to Debut Two Shows at The Black BoxElectric Youth to Debut Two Shows at The Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Electric Youth (EY) 2017, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), headlines at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, January 28, debuting two shows at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class musicians, Electric Youth delivers a fun, high-energy evening of family entertainment with an extensive range of contemporary pop, classic rock, Broadway and country hits for audiences all ages. The EY shows at THE BLACK BOX will feature fully choreographed performances of Michael Buble, Colbie Caillat, The Black Crowes, Guns N' Roses, Queen, Carrie Underwood, The Who, Stevie Wonder and more. (more...)

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2017HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2017
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2017 (more...)

Photo Flash: Performers Gifted with Squigs Drawings at Jim Caruso's Cast PartyPhoto Flash: Performers Gifted with Squigs Drawings at Jim Caruso's Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On Monday, January 9, Birdland once again hosted Justin "Squigs" Robertson as special guest artist-in-residence at Jim Caruso's Cast Party. Over twenty impromptu performers were delighted by the gift of an original "Squigs," swiftly drawn during their performance on the Birdland stage. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

After over four decades of entertaining audiences with his prop comedy, social commentary and watermelon smashing antics, one of the most famous comedians of our time is hanging up his Sledge-O-Matic.   (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This WinterLife Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present 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. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Classical singer/musical actress, Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock, whose true-life story will come to the big screen in 2017, will make her Metropolitan Room debut on February 3rd with Women of Bilbao, a collection of Kurt Weill's compositions from his 12-tone Weimar period to his more lush Broadway compositions. Marcoux-Spurlock has performed over fifty operatic, musical theater and oratorio roles with leading orchestras and opera companies across the globe. The Women of Bilbao repertoire will include 'Surabaya Johnny' from Happy End, 'Moon of Alabama,' from The Rise and Fall of the City ofMahagonny and 'That's Him' from One Touch of Venus. The singer will be joined by Doug Martin as Pianist/ Conductor (Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme on Broadway).  (more...)

Trumpet Legend Chris Botti to Perform at MPAC Next MonthTrumpet Legend Chris Botti to Perform at MPAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: See LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Sashay onto the Road!Photo Flash: See LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Sashay onto the Road!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opened at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Return to Dr. Phillips Center This SpringTony Bennett to Return to Dr. Phillips Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces Tony Bennett, the 19-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician, whose music spans over six decades, returns to the arts center's Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Birdland to host A VERY SQUIGS CAST PARTYBirdland to host A VERY SQUIGS CAST PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

On Monday, January 9, Birdland is once again excited to host Justin "Squigs" Robertson as special guest artist-in-residence at Jim Caruso's Cast Party. (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINTWorks & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Emily Wade Adams to Tribute Amy Winehouse at Feinstein's/54 BelowEmily Wade Adams to Tribute Amy Winehouse at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Emily Wade Adams in her own Amy Winehouse tribute show on February 1. (more...)

Kravis Center To Present Multiple Grammy Award Winner Tony BennettKravis Center To Present Multiple Grammy Award Winner Tony Bennett
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced that it will proudly present TONY BENNETT, the 19 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades, on Friday, March 3, at 8 pm. (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces the Cast of I LEFT MY HEARTMercury Theater Chicago Announces the Cast of I LEFT MY HEART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - is thrilled to present the sexy new musical revue I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT, from January 27 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

Broadway Orchestrator Lynne Shankel's Debut Album 'Bare Naked' to Be Released 1/24Broadway Orchestrator Lynne Shankel's Debut Album 'Bare Naked' to Be Released 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Award-winning orchestrator and arranger Lynne Shankel has announced that her debut album, 'Bare Naked' will be released on the Yellow Sound Label on Tuesday January 24th. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Chris BottiBlue Note Hawaii to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Chris Botti
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

January is the one-year anniversary of Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, and what a year it's been! (more...)

NBC Completes Most Dominant Fall in 18-49 for Any Network in People Meter HistoryNBC Completes Most Dominant Fall in 18-49 for Any Network in People Meter History
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

NBC has won the primetime ratings week of Dec. 19-25 in adults 18-49 and total viewers and all other key measures to conclude the Nielsen fourth quarter with a +29% margin over #2 Fox in adults 18-49, the biggest fall win for any network in people meter history. (more...)

Kravis Center to Present Multiple Grammy Award-Winner Tony BennettKravis Center to Present Multiple Grammy Award-Winner Tony Bennett
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced that it will proudly present TONY BENNETT, the 19 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades, on Friday, March 3, at 8 pm. (more...)

Broadway Series and More Highlight January Music Events at the Black BoxBroadway Series and More Highlight January Music Events at the Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Broadway's Matthew Scott headlines a one-night-only show at THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue. The January 21 concert highlights a full month of music series entertainment to kick off the New Year.  A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street. (more...)

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