Vince Giordano News

BROADWAY RISING STARS with Special Guest Bill Irwin Set for The Town Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Broadway Rising Stars, the annual revue giving recent graduates from the nation's leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. Directed by Scott Coulter, Broadway Rising Stars is created, hosted and written by Scott Siegel and features the brightest talent from AMDA, CAP 21, Circle in the Square, Juilliard, Marymount, The New School, NYU's Steinhardt and Tisch, Pace University, and more. The event will feature a special guest appearance by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Fool Moon). Broadway Rising Stars plays one night only, tonight, July 14 at 8PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) (more...)

BROADWAY RISING STARS with Special Guest Bill Irwin Set for The Town Hall, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Broadway Rising Stars, the annual revue giving recent graduates from the nation's leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. Directed by Scott Coulter, Broadway Rising Stars is created, hosted and written by Scott Siegel and features the brightest talent from AMDA, CAP 21, Circle in the Square, Juilliard, Marymount, The New School, NYU's Steinhardt and Tisch, Pace University, and more. The event will feature a special guest appearance by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Fool Moon). Broadway Rising Stars plays one night only, Monday, July 14 at 8PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for BROADWAY RISING STARS 2014!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 11, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Broadway Rising Stars, the annual revue giving recent graduates from the nation's leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. Directed by Scott Coulter, Broadway Rising Stars is created, hosted and written by Scott Siegel and features the brightest talent from AMDA, CAP 21, Circle in the Square, Juilliard, Marymount, The New School, NYU's Steinhardt and Tisch, Pace University, and more. The event will feature a special guest appearance by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Fool Moon). Broadway Rising Stars plays one night only, Monday, July 14 at 8PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) Below, check out photos from inside rehearsals! (more...)

THE AMBASSADOR REVUE Launches The Town Hall's Summer Season Tonight with Anita Gillette, Tom Wopat and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes will launch tonight, June 27 at 8PM with the American premiere of a lost Cole Porter treasure, The Ambassador Revue. Below, check out photos from the company meeting the press earlier this week! (more...)

Tony Award-winner Bill Irwin to be Featured in BROADWAY RISING STARS at The Town Hall, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Broadway Rising Stars, the annual revue giving recent graduates from the nation's leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. Directed by Scott Coulter, Broadway Rising Stars is created, hosted and written by Scott Siegel and features the brightest talent from AMDA, CAP 21, Circle in the Square, Juilliard, Marymount, The New School, NYU's Steinhardt and Tisch, Pace University, and more. The event will feature a special guest appearance by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Fool Moon). Broadway Rising Stars plays one night only, Monday, July 14 at 8PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE AMBASSADOR REVUE Company Meets the Press!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 24, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes will launch on Friday, June 27 at 8PM with the American premiere of a lost Cole Porter treasure, The Ambassador Revue. This one-night-only event will feature Grammy Award-winning 1920s and 30s musical interpreters Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks (HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire,' Woody Allen's Radio Days, and Martin Scorsese's The Aviator), as well as special guest stars including acclaimed soprano Amy Burton (The Metropolitan Opera, City Opera, Carnegie Hall), Tony Award nominee Anita Gillette (Chapter Two, They're Playing Our Song, Brighton Beach Memoirs), Jason Graae (Falsettos, A Grand Night for Singing), Ted Levy(Jelly's Last Jam, Black and Blue), Grammy-winning jazz and blues vocalistCatherine Russell (featured on soundtracks for HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' and the film Kill Your Darlings), and two-time Tony nominee Tom Wopat (Catch Me If You Can, Annie Get Your Gun, Sondheim on Sondheim). The Ambassador Revue features direction by author and musical theatre historian Ken Bloom (Broadway Musicals: The 101 Greatest Shows of All Time; The American Songbook: The Singers, Songwriters & The Songs). The company met the press yesterday and you can check out photos from inside the event below! (more...)

Dover String Quartet Returns to Music Mountain, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Music Mountain, American's oldest continuing chamber music festival, continues its 85th Anniversary Season with a weekend of returning favorite artists. The ever-popular Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks return to Gordon Hall on Saturday, July 12 (6:30PM) with a special pre-concert dinner at The Falls Village Inn (5PM), followed by the remarkable Dover String Quartet, with guest artist Jonathan Yates, piano on Sunday, July 13 (3PM) offering an impressive program new to Music Mountain. In the tradition of bringing live music to new audiences, Music Mountain continues the long tradition of inviting a diverse pool of talent to Falls Village each season. Concerts are scheduled thru September 14. (more...)

Christopher Cousins & More Join Cast of El Rey Network's MATADOR
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

El Rey Network announced today that Christopher Cousins (Breaking Bad, Revolution), Eve Torres (WWE, The Scorpion King) and Margot Bingham (Boardwalk Empire) have been cast in recurring roles (more...)

Hershey Felder is Leonard Bernstein, at The Town Hall, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The story and music of the great composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein comes to life on stage whenThe Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Maestro Bernstein, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (Broadway's GeorgeGershwin Alone). Directed by Joel Zwick, Maestro Bernstein plays one night only, Thursday, July 17 at 8PMat The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) (more...)

Musical Fireworks at Music Mountain Celebrate the 4th with Beethoven & Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Celebrate the 4th at Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Chamber Music Festival, as they continue their 85th Anniversary Celebration with a weekend of music featuring Beethoven and Broadway! The weekend begins on Saturday, July 5(6:30PM) with The Sharon Playhouse performing the greats of George M. Cohen, plus a pre-concert dinner followed on Sunday, July 6 (3PM) by Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Michael Brown, Piano; and Miranda Cuckson, Violin performing Messiaen and Beethoven - with a pre-concert discussion of Messiaen. Music Mountain prides itself on bringing new music to Falls Village, and this year is no exception. Music Mountain debuts several classical pieces this summer, along with new 'Twilight Series' concerts, like this weekend's first tribute to Broadway. Concerts are scheduled thru September 14. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein, Ann Callaway, and More Join Vince Giordano at Jazz at Lincoln Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 13, 2014

On June 11, Michael Feinstein, Ann Hampton Callaway, Kevin Mahogany, and Charenee Wade joined Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at Lincoln Center. Together, they explored the music of Louis Armstrong, Mildred Bailey, Sophie Tucker, Fats Waller, Ethel Waters, and Lee Wiley. BroadwayWorld was there for the evening- check below for photos! (more...)

Cole Porter, Leonard Bernstein, Kander & Ebb
by Contests - Broadway - Jun 13, 2014


VAN DAVIS to Host Album Launch Party, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

VAN DAVIS, the NYC based rock-funk group, announces COME WITH ME, available for purchase on Thursday, June 19. In celebration, the band will host a CD launch event at INC Lounge (224 West 49th Street, 2nd Floor, above Time Hotel) on Thursday, June 19. Doors open at 8PM for cocktails and three 45-minute sets will be performed at 9PM, 10:15PM and 11:30PM. There is no cover for the event and there will be drink specials at the bar. (more...)

'Music at the Mansion' Monthly Concert Series to Continue 6/22 at Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansion', on Sunday, June 22, at 3pm. Performers include Eric Yves Garcia, 4th Wall Theatre and Carole J. Bufford. The featured performer in the 'Young Musician Moment' will be Samy Cordero. (more...)

Randy Skinner to Choreograph THE AMBASSADOR REVUE at Town Hall, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes will launch on Friday, June 27 at 8PM with the American premiere of a lost Cole Porter treasure, The Ambassador Revue. (more...)

Grammy Award Winner Vince Giordano's Performance Schedule for June-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2014

Below, find the performance schedule for Vince Giordano, Grammy Award Winner, and the Nighthawks. (more...)

Juilliard String Quartet to Perform Bach, Berg, and Beethoven at Music Mountain, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 85th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the acclaimed Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, June 22nd (3PM) performing a program including works never previously performed at Music Mountain. Also, the weekend welcomes back America's foremost Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, on Saturday, June 21st (6:30PM) with a special pre-concert dinner at The Falls Village Inn (5PM). This weekend's concerts are an example of the world class caliber of talent that will appear at Music Mountain this summer. Chamber, jazz, and country concerts are scheduled thru September 14. (more...)

Governor & Mrs. Dannel Malloy are Honorary Chairs for Music Mountain's Gala & Concert, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Governor & Mrs. Dannel Malloy have lent their names as Honorary Chairs for Music Mountain's Gala & Concert to celebrate America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival's 85th Anniversary Season. Concert aficionados from around the country will be attending the Saturday, June 7th festivities which includes a gala reception at 5:30pm and a 6:30pm concert featuring the esteemed and nationally acclaimed Emerson String Quartet. The Emerson will perform a very special program featuring the Music Mountain premiere of Haydn: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3; Mendelssohn: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 - being performed for only the 4th time in Music Mountain's rich 85 year history; and Schubert: Quartet D Minor, 'Death and the Maiden.' --- one of Music Mountain's favorite, in its 29th Music Mountain performance. The extended summer season will continue each weekend with a distinguished roster of quartets, jazz musicians, country bands, and guest artists, including many returning favorites and first time guests. Concerts are scheduled throughSeptember 14. (more...)

Anita Gillette, Jason Graae, Tom Wopat & More Set for AMBASSADOR REVUE at The Town Hall, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes will launch on Friday, June 27 at 8PM with the American premiere of a lost Cole Porter treasure, The Ambassador Revue. (more...)

Lincoln Center's MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING Begins 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

This summer Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing will celebrate the great dance bands and soloists that drive the action on the dance floor. (more...)

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