Tony Bennett News

Date of Birth: August 03, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: Astoria, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Addition of Acclaimed Storyteller Nicholas Sparks and Tony BennettLuther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Addition of Acclaimed Storyteller Nicholas Sparks and Tony Bennett
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced two big additions to its 2016-2017 lineup. In partnership with Copperfield's Books, on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7 p.m., Sonoma County welcomes one of the most beloved storytellers of all time, acclaimed novelist Nicholas Sparks. The celebrated storyteller makes a stop at The Center on tour with his new work "Two by Two.' On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8 p.m., the preeminent singer of the 20th and 21st centuries, Tony Bennett, returns to Santa Rosa for one night only on the heels of celebrating his 90th birthday on August 3, 2016.   (more...)

The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The IridiumThe Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details! (more...)

About Face Theatre's Reimagined I AM MY OWN WIFE Comes to Theater Wit This FallAbout Face Theatre's Reimagined I AM MY OWN WIFE Comes to Theater Wit This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

About Face Theatre will launch its 2016-17 Season with a reimagining of Doug Wright's I AM MY OWN WIFE, the Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at AFT back in 2003. (more...)

Chris Botti to Perform at The Granada Theatre Next MonthChris Botti to Perform at The Granada Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA) has announced America's biggest selling instrumental artist, Chris Botti, will perform at The Granada Theatre on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm, as part of the 2016 - 2017 Granada Theatre Concert Series. (more...)

MAC Award-Winner Kathleen France Celebrates Italian-American Singers in New Show LA BELLA VITA at Iridium, 10/4 at 8 pmMAC Award-Winner Kathleen France Celebrates Italian-American Singers in New Show LA BELLA VITA at Iridium, 10/4 at 8 pm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

ScoBar Entertainment and The Iridium announced that Kathleen France--two-time Emmy Award Nominee and 2015 MAC Award Winner (for 'Best Cabaret Revue' with Dawn Derow)--will present her new show, LA BELLA VITA, for one-night-only on October 4 at 8 pm. Directed by MAC Award-winning vocalist and MAC Award-nominated director Tanya Moberly, France's show is a tribute to Italian-American singers and what she calls 'a celebration of what they've contributed to help us all live the good life.' From Frank Sinatra to Dean Martin, from Tony Bennett to Bobby Darin, from Madonna to Lady Gaga, and more, France will sing tunes they made famous, backed by Musical Director Ian Herman on piano and an eight-piece band (led by Sean Harkness on guitar, Tom Hubbard on bass, and Dave Silliman on drums) playing everything from big band jazz, to doo-wop, to classic standards, to movie themes. (more...)

BWW Interview: Listen Up To Broadway Sound Designers Fitz Patton and John ShiversBWW Interview: Listen Up To Broadway Sound Designers Fitz Patton and John Shivers
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

Fitz Patton (THE HUMANS) and John Shivers (KINKY BOOTS) explain the the art of designing sound for theatre. (more...)

Lady Gaga Turns to Instagram to Announce New Music Coming This SeptemberLady Gaga Turns to Instagram to Announce New Music Coming This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Lady Gaga turned to Instagram to announce her forthcoming new single 'Perfect Illusion.' The Grammy winners 12 most-recent posts form a mosaic that spells out 'Perfect Illusion New Single September.' (more...)

A STAR IS BORN Remake, with Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Gets the GreenlightA STAR IS BORN Remake, with Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Gets the Greenlight
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

According to Deadline, the upcoming remake of A Star is Born is officially happening. Lady Gaga will star alongside Bradley Cooper, who will also make his directorial debut with the project. Production is set to begin in early 2017. (more...)

Free Block Party at Louis Armstrong House Museum, Thursday, August 25thFree Block Party at Louis Armstrong House Museum, Thursday, August 25th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Louis Armstrong House Museum's annual Jazzmobile Block Party on Thursday, August 25, 2016 features the Steve Kroon Sextet. Jazzmobile block party is the grand finale to the museum's Summer with Satchmo season.  It's a free, family-friendly event featuring art-making workshops sponsored by the Queens Museum and hula hoop fun beginning at 4:00 pm.  At 5:30 pm, Fulanito, the Latin Grammy nominated Merengue band will perform and warm up the crowd.  Downbeat for Steve Kroon and the Latin Jazz Sextet is at 7:00 pm.   The museum will be open late until 8:30 pm. (more...)

Alex Leonard presents: A TRIBUTE TO GENTLEMAN JOHN BUNCH 9/28Alex Leonard presents: A TRIBUTE TO GENTLEMAN JOHN BUNCH 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

A uniquely talented and gifted jazz pianist, jazz critic and writer George Simon called John Bunch, "The Fred Astaire of the piano". This performance celebrates the life and career of John Bunch from his days growing up in the small farming community of Tipton Indiana, his heroic service during World War II to his days of accompanying a who's who list of artists including Tony Bennett and Benny Goodman. (more...)

Starry WAR PAINT Becomes Most Successful Musical in Goodman's HistoryStarry WAR PAINT Becomes Most Successful Musical in Goodman's History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

War Paint has become the most successful musical in Goodman Theatre's history, extended (for a second and final time) through August 21. (more...)

Owen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall ShowsOwen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Iridium has announced its upcoming fall shows! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Bennett & More Celebrate Caesars Palace 50th Anniversary Gala in Las VegasPhoto Flash: Tony Bennett & More Celebrate Caesars Palace 50th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Celebrities, entertainers and notables from Caesars Palace's legendary past and present gathered in Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 6 to attend an extravagant gala in celebration of the iconic resort's 50th  anniversary. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/4/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, HOLIDAY INN at Bryant Park and More!Broadway AM Report, 8/4/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, HOLIDAY INN at Bryant Park and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 4, 2016

Today's big news: The cast of HAMILTON is setting sail today, ENGAGEMENTS opens tonight at Second Stage, Off-Broadway dims its lights in memory of James Houghton, and the stars of HOLIDAY INN hit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK! (more...)

Music Legend Tony Bennett Returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 10/23Music Legend Tony Bennett Returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Music legend Tony Bennett returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on October 23 in Segerstrom Hall performing songs he made famous during his celebrated six-decade career that are now a part of the Great American Songbook. (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This MonthTony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT Could Be 'the Time of Your Life' at EPACBWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT Could Be 'the Time of Your Life' at EPAC
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 3, 2016

Green Day's classic rock opera takes to the stage, from Jingletown to the city, from beer swilling to heroin chic, and back agaiin. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Bennett Reveals Dream of Singing with Beyonce on TODAYVIDEO: Tony Bennett Reveals Dream of Singing with Beyonce on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The legend stopped by NBC's TODAY to tell Al Roker he feels he still has a lot to learn, and that he wants to perform with Lady Gaga again and team with Beyonce! (more...)

Tony Bennett Planning Second Album with 'Cheek to Cheek' Partner Lady GagaTony Bennett Planning Second Album with 'Cheek to Cheek' Partner Lady Gaga
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Legendary singer Tony Bennett, who turns 90 years old today, talks about his plan to record a second album with his 'Cheek to Cheek' singing partner Lady Gaga. (more...)

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out This MonthTHE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

On August 30, Time Life will release rare treasures from the Golden Age of TV with THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLETION - never before available at retail. (more...)

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