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Date of Birth: December 05, 1901
Date of Death: December 15, 1966 (65)
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World Premiere Studio Recording of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY A New Musical Released Digitally TodayWorld Premiere Studio Recording of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY A New Musical Released Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, is released digitally by Walt Disney Records today, February 10, 2017. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Stage Show to Set Sail Aboard Disney Cruise LineBEAUTY AND THE BEAST Stage Show to Set Sail Aboard Disney Cruise Line
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

A tale as old as time gets ready to take the stage with 'Beauty and the Beast,' a brand-new musical production inspired by Disney's live-action adaptation of the animated classic. The show will expand upon the most imaginative elements of the highly anticipated live-action and classic films and delight Disney Cruise Line guests aboard the Disney Dream, beginning this November. (more...)

Richard Horrmann Named VP of Communications for ABC EntertainmentRichard Horrmann Named VP of Communications for ABC Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Richard Horrmann has been named vice president, communications, ABC Entertainment. It was announced today by Jori Arancio, senior vice president, communications, ABC Entertainment & ABC Studios, to whom he will report. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

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BWW Exclusive: First Listen- Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'What You Got' on FREAKY FRIDAY Album!BWW Exclusive: First Listen- Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'What You Got' on FREAKY FRIDAY Album!
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2017

The world premiere studio recording of Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, will be released by Walt Disney Records digitally tomorrow (February 10) and physically on March 17. The studio recording can be pre-ordered here. (more...)

OTHER WORLD Presents Industry Reading in NYC Featuring Ryan Andes, Max William Bartos, Shonica Gooden and MoreOTHER WORLD Presents Industry Reading in NYC Featuring Ryan Andes, Max William Bartos, Shonica Gooden and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

An invitation-only reading of the new musical Other World will take place on Thursday, March 9 (2:30pm) and Friday, March 10 (11:00am) at the Lyric Theatre Studios (Lyric Theatre - Studio A, 214 West 43rd Street, NY, NY 10036).  Other World features a book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee, and will be directed by Gabriel Barre. (more...)

Keith Hancock Named 2017 Music Educator Award Presented by Grammy FoundationKeith Hancock Named 2017 Music Educator Award Presented by Grammy Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Keith Hancock of Tesoro High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Music Educator Award presented by The Recording AcademyŽ and the GRAMMY Foundation (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th SeasonLos Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New works, multimedia presentations, performances of choral masterworks, and an expansive state-wide community singing project that will have global reach comprise the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th season announced today by Artistic Director Grant Gershon and President and CEO Jean Davidson. (more...)

Disney/ABC Create Portfolio Wide Advertising Sales Division; Rita Ferro to LeadDisney/ABC Create Portfolio Wide Advertising Sales Division; Rita Ferro to Lead
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

To better leverage the scale and reach of Disney|ABC, Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC Television Group, today announced the creation of a portfolio-wide advertising sales division designed to more effectively service advertising clients. (more...)

STAR WARS Film Concert Series to Feature Iconic Scores Performed Live To FilmSTAR WARS Film Concert Series to Feature Iconic Scores Performed Live To Film
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the World Premiere of the Star Wars Film Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens with Oscar-winning composer John Williams' musical scores performed live to the films. The concerts will be led by acclaimed conductor David Newman. (more...)

4th Annual Tour Latino to Draw 700 Cyclists for Latino Benefiting Prospera, 2/194th Annual Tour Latino to Draw 700 Cyclists for Latino Benefiting Prospera, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Avid cyclists from across the state of Florida and beyond have been training in preparation for the fourth annual Tour Latino benefiting Prospera. The cycling event is organized to help advance Hispanic business and increase jobs. Cyclists will gather to ride 10, 25, 50, 70 or 100-mile routes through hilly Central Florida in the Clermont area. Tour Latino will also host its first 5k walk/run for friends and family members of cyclists to engage in the cause. (more...)

Disney Announces May 27 as Opening Date For Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal KingdomDisney Announces May 27 as Opening Date For Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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BWW TV: Lea Salonga Performs Moving Rendition of HAMILTON's 'Burn' in Concert at Sydney Opera HouseBWW TV: Lea Salonga Performs Moving Rendition of HAMILTON's 'Burn' in Concert at Sydney Opera House
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 7, 2017

Broadway superstar and Disney legend, Lea Salonga, just kicked off a series of five concerts in Australia, beginning with three sold-out shows at the iconic Sydney Opera House with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Watch her perform a moving rendition of 'Burn' from HAMILTON below! (more...)

Halle Barry to Keynote Premier City Gala Summit Event 2/11Halle Barry to Keynote Premier City Gala Summit Event 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The 2017 City Summit and Gala, working to advance community through humanitarian events, today announced that Academy award-winning actress Halle Berry will be the special guest speaker for the premier City Summit event, (more...)

Second Annual City Gala & City Summit to Feature John Travolta, Halle Berry & Quincy JonesSecond Annual City Gala & City Summit to Feature John Travolta, Halle Berry & Quincy Jones
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The vision of the City Gala, advancing community through humanitarian events, is expanding further in 2017. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/31/2017 - 2/7/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 1/31/2017 - 2/7/2017
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Young Artists of America at Strathmore Presents World Premiere of The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in ConcertYoung Artists of America at Strathmore Presents World Premiere of The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) is thrilled to announce the world premiere of The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in Concert which will take place on March 12th, 2017 at 5:00pm at the Music Center at Strathmore. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Former Southwest Airlines Executive Lorraine Grubbs announces the publication of her third book 'How to Create a Happy Workplace - What Award Winning Companies Know'. This innovative book shares proven systematic tactics and engaging stories from award winning top employers. Each company profiled has built strong, resilient cultures of loyalty which has transformed their organizations and propelled them to the top of their industries. (more...)

Disney/ABC Welcomes Writers from Various Backgrounds to 2017 Writing ProgramDisney/ABC Welcomes Writers from Various Backgrounds to 2017 Writing Program
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Now in its 28th year, the Disney|ABC Television Group has selected eight writers for their 2017 Writing Program to start Monday, February 6. (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Cast Recording Tracklist Announced; Preview the Songs!FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Cast Recording Tracklist Announced; Preview the Songs!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The world premiere studio recording of Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, will be released by Walt Disney Records on March 10, 2017. (more...)

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