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    March 18, 1963 (51)
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    Harlem's Fashion Row Presents Style Beat for the GrammysHarlem's Fashion Row Presents Style Beat for the Grammys
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

    Harlem's Fashion Row (HFR) will present Style Beat, its inaugural event in Los Angeles during Grammy Awards weekend. The red carpet event will take place on the afternoon of Friday, February 6, 2015 at an exclusive private estate. HFR is a unique movement founded to increase diversity in fashion by producing events to educate, stimulate, and advance opportunities for emerging designers of color. Collections by four multicultural fashion designers will be showcased to a select group of 250 guests. The featured designers are the legendary L.A.-based designer Kevan Hall, custom menswear designerWaraire Boswell, and emerging designers, Joseph Bethune and 'Project Runway' finalist Kimberly Goldson. (more...)

    MOTOWN's N'Kenge to Join Oklahoma City Philharmonic for 'ALL THAT JAZZ'MOTOWN's N'Kenge to Join Oklahoma City Philharmonic for 'ALL THAT JAZZ'
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), returns to Oklahoma City Philharmonic as a featured soloist to perform in the concert "All That Jazz: A Symphonic Celebration of the Duo Kander and Ebb". (more...)

    Super Idina! Idina Menzel to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl!Super Idina! Idina Menzel to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl!
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

    This just in! Tony winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel will sing the National Anthem and John Legend will sing 'America The Beautiful' as part of Super Bowl XLIX pregame festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performances will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff. (more...)

    FLASH FRIDAY: Gimme Love! KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Is Ready To Weave Another Web Over BroadwayFLASH FRIDAY: Gimme Love! KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Is Ready To Weave Another Web Over Broadway
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 16, 2015

    Today we are revisiting a dynamic 1990s Best Musical winner poised for a Broadway revival should the recent all-star reading having proved worthwhile, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN. (more...)

    2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Winners Announced - Chita Rivera, Christine Ebersole, Vanessa Williams & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Winners Announced - Chita Rivera, Christine Ebersole, Vanessa Williams & More!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 14, 2015

    Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Los Angeles winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

    ENTER MISS THANG Receives Most Honored LGBT Non-Fiction Book of 2014ENTER MISS THANG Receives Most Honored LGBT Non-Fiction Book of 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

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    Vanessa Williams Set for Broadway at The Nourse Concert SeriesVanessa Williams Set for Broadway at The Nourse Concert Series
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

    ?Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," this unique series will debut this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts. (more...)

    Hallie Foote to Speak About Father's Legacy, DIVIDING THE ESTATE and More at the Raven, 1/14Hallie Foote to Speak About Father's Legacy, DIVIDING THE ESTATE and More at the Raven, 1/14
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

    Hallie Foote, an actress best known for playing some of her father's most memorable characters both on and off Broadway and in feature films, will visit Raven Theatre on Wednesday, January 14, to discuss the legacy of her father, the playwright Horton Foote, author of Raven's upcoming Chicago premiere of Dividing the Estate, as well as The Trip to Bountiful, The Young Man from Atlanta and the Academy Award-winning screenplays for Tender Mercies and To Kill a Mockingbird. (more...)

    Kravis Kicks Off 2015 with Amazing Line-Up of Broadway Hits & Top StarsKravis Kicks Off 2015 with Amazing Line-Up of Broadway Hits & Top Stars
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2015

    The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts invites entertainment fans to kick off 2015 with international artists and attractions from every discipline from rock to pop to classical music, from Broadway to Hollywood. (more...)

    Photo Flashback: Up on the Marquee in 2014!Photo Flashback: Up on the Marquee in 2014!
    by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2014

    Dozens of shows celebrated opening nights over the past twelve months, making 2014 a truly epic year in theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of some of our favorite Broadway (and even some off Broadway) marquee photos from the past year! (more...)

    InDepth InterView: InReview 2014 -  All The Year's Top ConversationsInDepth InterView: InReview 2014 - All The Year's Top Conversations
    by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 31, 2014

    2014 was a banner year for BroadwayWorld's most popular and most expansive interview series, InDepth InterViews, and we celebrate the closing of the calender with a look back at the most memorable entries from this year with some of my personal comments on the conversations themselves. Participants include: Elaine Stritch, Kevin Spacey, James Earl Jones, Lea Michele, Vanessa Williams, Jane Lynch, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tracey Ullman, Stephen Schwartz, Lena Hall, Randy Graff, Kelli O'Hara and many more! (more...)

    Hallie Foote to Appear at Raven Theatre in JanuaryHallie Foote to Appear at Raven Theatre in January
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

    Hallie Foote, an actress best known for playing some of her father's most memorable characters both on and off Broadway and in feature films, will visit Raven Theatre on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for a public event entitled 'A Conversation with Hallie Foote about Horton Foote.' Horton Foote, who died in 2009, was the author of nearly 100 plays, teleplays and screenplays, including The Trip to Bountiful, Tender Mercies and To Kill a Mockingbird. Hallie Foote's roles in her father's plays have included award-winning turns in The Trip to Bountiful and The Roads to Home and a Tony Award nomination for Dividing the Estate. She was a producer of both the 2013 Broadway production of The Trip to Bountiful starring Cicely Tyson and the television version of the same. While in Chicago, Ms. Foote will attend a rehearsal and consult on Raven's upcoming production of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate. (more...)

    FLASH SPECIAL: Sondheim By The Decade, Part 3 - 1990s & 2000sFLASH SPECIAL: Sondheim By The Decade, Part 3 - 1990s & 2000s
    by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 26, 2014

    The feature film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS is coming to movie theaters nationwide on Christmas Day and BroadwayWorld celebrates the man behind the music and lyrics with a new series highlighting the work of the iconic composer and lyricist, finishing today with a look at his work in the 1990s and 2000s. (more...)

    Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards
    by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

    It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

    Vanessa Williams Coming to Scottsdale Center for the Performing ArtsVanessa Williams Coming to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present Vanessa Williams in concert on Sunday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Virginia G. Piper Theater. The performance is the final stop on her seven-city January tour. (more...)

    MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Back Rachelle FerrellMotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Back Rachelle Ferrell
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome back “An Evening with Rachelle Ferrell” at Sound Board on Thursday, March 19th at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

    Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards
    by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

    Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

    Vanessa Williams Coming to Van Wezel in JanuaryVanessa Williams Coming to Van Wezel in January
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

    Vanessa Williams, one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today, will take the stage at The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on January 2, 2015. Vanessa Williams has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television and motion pictures. She has sold over four million albums worldwide and her skills as an actress on stage, in film and on television have earned critical praise. (more...)

    Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York PhilharmonicLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York Philharmonic
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

    Ted Sperling will conduct the New York Philharmonic and vocalists Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana in A Broadway Romance, a one-night-only Valentine's Day concert, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature songs from popular musicals ranging from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Girl Crazy to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Stephen Sondheim's Company, woven together to tell a unified narrative of a romance from beginning to end, from meeting to first date to falling in love to marriage. (more...)

    The Collegiate Chorale's NOT THE MESSIAH, With Eric Idle and Victoria Clark, Begins Tonight at Carnegie HallThe Collegiate Chorale's NOT THE MESSIAH, With Eric Idle and Victoria Clark, Begins Tonight at Carnegie Hall
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

    The Collegiate Chorale presents the New York City premiere of Eric Idle and John Du Prez's Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, tonight and tomorrow, December 15-16, 2014 at 8pm. (more...)

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