Wally Harper News

TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from September 15 to October 27, 2012. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Celebrates Barbara Cook's 85th Birthday Tonight, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Barbara Cook returns to Carnegie Hall to celebrate her 85th birthday tonight, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. with a special performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Barbara Cook to Bring 'Loverman' to Carnegie Hall, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

On September 25th, music legend Barbara Cook released an all new recording, Loverman, her latest from DRG Records. Loverman is a brilliant departure from Ms. Cook's traditional Broadway repertoire, featuring a large collection of jazz and standards. On October 18th, Ms. Cook will perform a concert at Carnegie Hall in celebration her 85th birthday with Ted Rosenthal and Lee Musiker and a few surprise guests. (more...)

Barbara Cook to Bring 'Loverman' to Carnegie Hall, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2012

On September 25th, music legend Barbara Cook released an all new recording, Loverman, her latest from DRG Records. Loverman is a brilliant departure from Ms. Cook's traditional Broadway repertoire, featuring a large collection of jazz and standards. On October 18th, Ms. Cook will perform a concert at Carnegie Hall in celebration her 85th birthday with Ted Rosenthal and Lee Musiker and a few surprise guests. (more...)

Barbara Cook Releases LOVERMAN Album Today, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Today, September 25th, music legend Barbara Cook releases an all new recording, Loverman, her latest from DRG Records. Loverman is described as 'a brilliant departure from Ms. Cook's traditional Broadway repertoire, featuring instead a large collection of jazz and standards.' In addition to the release of Loverman, on October 18th Ms. Cook will perform a concert at Carnegie Hall in celebration her 85th birthday. (more...)

Listen to Barbara Cook's LOVERMAN Album Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

On September 25th, music legend Barbara Cook releases an all new recording, Loverman, her latest from DRG Records. Loverman is somewhat of a departure from Ms. Cook's traditional Broadway repertoire, featuring instead a large collection of jazz and standards. In addition to the release of Loverman, on October 18th Ms. Cook will perform a concert at Carnegie Hall in celebration her 85th birthday. (more...)

TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three Tonight, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from tonight, September 15 to October 27, 2012. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Celebrates Barbara Cook's 85th Birthday, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

Barbara Cook returns to Carnegie Hall to celebrate her 85th birthday on Thursday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. with a special performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Barbara Cook to Release LOVERMAN Album, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2012

On September 25th, music legend Barbara Cook releases an all new recording, Loverman, her latest from DRG Records. Loverman is described as 'a brilliant departure from Ms. Cook's traditional Broadway repertoire, featuring instead a large collection of jazz and standards.' In addition to the release of Loverman, on October 18th Ms. Cook will perform a concert at Carnegie Hall in celebration her 85th birthday. (more...)

TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from September 15 to October 27, 2012. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Interview: Leslie Uggams Talks UPTOWN / DOWNTOWN, PIPE DREAM, MILLIE & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 21, 2012

Today we are talking to an iconic Tony Award-winning star who made her name as a teenager singing on TV variety shows - THE LAWRENCE WELK SHOW and SING ALONG WITH MITCH included - and then went on to a multimedia career in film and theatre, conquering Broadway with her Tony-winning turn in the Jule Styne/Arthur Laurents musical HALLELUJAH, BABY! in 1967 and returning to the stage in the subsequent decades in a host of Broadway productions, such as BLUES IN THE NIGHT, JERRY'S GIRLS, ANYTHING GOES, August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II and her celebrated Muzzy in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE - a role she reprises in the new Muny production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical beginning this week - the one and only Leslie Uggams. Taking a thorough look back at her career thus far, Uggams opens up about her many successes and how she has endured for fifty years in show business and shares recollections of many of her most noted co-stars and collaborators, all the way up to the recent 2012 Encores! PIPE DREAM. Additionally, Uggams comments on her film and TV appearances over the years, speaking about her work in INHERIT THE WIND, TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN, ROOTS and beyond. Plus, she shares her candid opinions on GLEE, SMASH, Broadway then versus now, future plans for her Lena Horne solo show and thoughts on other roles she would enjoy pursuing - and much, much more! (more...)

Josephine Tonight Closes at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the premiere of a new musical, Josephine Tonight, with book and lyrics by Sherman Yellen, and music by Wally Harper, through Mar. 18, 2012. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JOSEPHINE TONIGHT: Following The Rise Of Josephine Baker
by Tracy Danoff - Mar 05, 2012

The theater is filled with shows that take place in the entertainment business. Whether it is a about a young girl making good on Broadway or two crooked producers trying not to make good, the world of entertainment is a fascinating place. However, does the theater really need another show about the business of show? It does when it is as delightful as Josephine Tonight. (more...)

Josephine Tonight Opens at MetroStage 1/26-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the premiere of a new musical, Josephine Tonight, with book and lyrics by Sherman Yellen, and music by Wally Harper, Jan. 26-Mar. 18, 2012. (more...)

Josephine Tonight Opens at MetroStage 1/26-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the premiere of a new musical, Josephine Tonight, with book and lyrics by Sherman Yellen, and music by Wally Harper, Jan. 26-Mar. 18, 2012. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Presents Barbara Cook in Concert, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents Barbara Cook in Concert. It will have one performance only on Monday, May 16 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Barbara Cook in Concert is the latest in Reprise Theatre Company's tradition of presenting Broadway stars and legendary entertainers in concert, which have included Patti LuPone, Carol Burnett, Sutton Foster, Ben Vereen, Kristin Chenoweth, and Brian Stokes Mitchell. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Presents Barbara Cook in Concert, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 02, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents Barbara Cook in Concert. It will have one performance only on Monday, May 16 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Barbara Cook in Concert is the latest in Reprise Theatre Company's tradition of presenting Broadway stars and legendary entertainers in concert, which have included Patti LuPone, Carol Burnett, Sutton Foster, Ben Vereen, Kristin Chenoweth, and Brian Stokes Mitchell. (more...)

Bonnie Langford Spends Christmas in New York with Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Bonnie Langford to the 2010 Brits Off Broadway festival with the US premiere of BONNIE LANGFORD: CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK, an intimate evening of songs and stories with Ms. Langford. (more...)

Bonnie Langford to Perform at 59E59, 12/14-1/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Bonnie Langford to the 2010 Brits Off Broadway festival with the US premiere of BONNIE LANGFORD: CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK, an intimate evening of songs and stories with Ms. Langford. (more...)

Bonnie Langford Spends Christmas in New York with Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Bonnie Langford to the 2010 Brits Off Broadway festival with the US premiere of BONNIE LANGFORD: CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK, an intimate evening of songs and stories with Ms. Langford. (more...)

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