Yma Sumac News

Date Of Birth:
September 13, 1922
Date Of Death:
November 01, 2008 (86)
Gender:
Female
TV Host and Comic Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Skip E. Lowe, the comic, raconteur and perennial TV host whose weekly public access cable program has been airing in Los Angeles, New York and other major markets for more than 35 years--the longest in television history--and is generally credited as the inspiration for the Martin Short character “Jiminy Glick,” died in his home at Kingsley Manor Apartments in Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 22. He was 85 and had been suffering from emphysema and other respiratory ailments, though he never smoked, but blamed years of working as a comic in smoke-infested nightclubs. Lowe had conducted more than 6,000 interviews, often two a week, with guests that included Orson Welles and Bette Davis. (more...)

Bombay Rickey Debut Album to Release on 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Here's a riddle for you: Picture Yma Sumac, Mozart, some Western hippies looking for Indian enlightenment, a couple of blazing hot Bollywood stars, a surf rock guitarist with accompanying surf goddess, a jazz saxophone player, a soaring coloratura soprano, and a very troublesome coyote. (more...)

Corinna Sowers-Adler Makes 54 Below Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Corinna Sowers-Adler in "By Request - New York Moments" on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 9:30pm. In her 54 BELOW debut, Corinna continues the "By Request" series with a very special show including songs and the memories and special moments behind why that song has been inspirational or life changing, all containing the theme of New York City. (more...)

Singer and Actress Corinna Sowers-Adler Debuts at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Corinna Sowers-Adler in 'By Request - New York Moments' tonight, May 6, 2014 at 9:30pm. In her 54 BELOW debut, Corinna continues the 'By Request' series with a very special show including songs and the memories and special moments behind why that song has been inspirational or life changing, all containing the theme of New York City. (more...)

54 Sings MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Marilyn Maye & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Singer and Actress Corinna Sowers-Adler to Debut at 54 Below, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Corinna Sowers-Adler in "By Request - New York Moments" on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 9:30pm. In her 54 BELOW debut, Corinna continues the "By Request" series with a very special show including songs and the memories and special moments behind why that song has been inspirational or life changing, all containing the theme of New York City. (more...)

Corinna Sowers-Adler to Play 54 Below, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Corinna Sowers-Adler in 'By Request - New York Moments' on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 9:30pm. In her 54 BELOW debut, Corinna continues the 'By Request' series with a very special show including songs and the memories and special moments behind why that song has been inspirational or life changing, all containing the theme of New York City. (more...)

Sweet Honey in the Rock to Play Pittsburgh's Byham Theater, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the soulful a capella ensemble, SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK, at the Byham Theater inPittsburgh, PA on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. Ticket prices start at $25. For tickets and information, visit www.TrustArts.org, call (412) 456-6666, or in person: Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Avenue. This event is part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series. (more...)

Sarah Rice Brings SCREEN GEMS to the Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

The original Johanna in SWEENEY TODD on Broadway, 2010 Bistro Award winner and 2011 MAC Award winner for Best Female Vocalist, Sarah Rice will bring SCREEN GEMS, Songs of Old Hollywood to the Laurie Beechman Theater tonight, February 18, 2013, beginning at 7 p.m. (more...)

Sarah Rice to Bring SCREEN GEMS to the Laurie Beechman, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2013

The original Johanna in SWEENEY TODD on Broadway, 2010 Bistro Award winner and 2011 MAC Award winner for Best Female Vocalist, Sarah Rice will bring SCREEN GEMS, Songs of Old Hollywood to the Laurie Beechman Theater on February 18, 2013, beginning at 7 p.m. (more...)

Sarah Rice Brings SCREEN GEMS to NY Sheet Music Society Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

One of the most dazzling and beloved singers on the worldwide cabaret and concert scene today, Sarah brings her acclaimed, award winning show SCREEN GEMS, The Songs of Old Hollywood, to the NY Sheet Music Society in a special performance today, December 8th, 2012. (more...)

Sarah Rice Brings SCREEN GEMS to NY Sheet Music Society, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2012

One of the most dazzling and beloved singers on the worldwide cabaret and concert scene today, Sarah brings her acclaimed, award winning show SCREEN GEMS, The Songs of Old Hollywood, to the NY Sheet Music Society in a special performance on December 8th, 2012. (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents FLAHOOLEY and Cole Porter's ALADDIN, May & Aug 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

The 2012 LOST MUSICALS season presents two extraordinary musical productions - the fantastical 1951 FLAHKOLEY and Cole Porter's magical 1958 ALADDIN at the Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells in May and August 2012. (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents FLAHOOLEY and Cole Porter's ALADDIN, May & Aug 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2012

The 2012 LOST MUSICALS season presents two extraordinary musical productions - the fantastical 1951 FLAHKOLEY and Cole Porter's magical 1958 ALADDIN at the Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells in May and August 2012. (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents FLAHOOLEY and Cole Porter's ALADDIN, May & Aug 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2012

The 2012 LOST MUSICALS season presents two extraordinary musical productions - the fantastical 1951 FLAHKOLEY and Cole Porter's magical 1958 ALADDIN at the Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells in May and August 2012. (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents FLAHOOLEY and Cole Porter's ALADDIN, May & Aug 2012
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2012

The 2012 LOST MUSICALS season presents two extraordinary musical productions - the fantastical 1951 FLAHKOLEY and Cole Porter's magical 1958 ALADDIN at the Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells in May and August 2012. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's BELL, BOOK & CANDLE is Magical through April 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Darko Tresnjak's fabulous 50s romantic comedy casts a spell with a bewitching Kate MacCluggage. (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents FLAHOOLEY and Cole Porter's ALADDIN, May & Aug 2012
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

The 2012 LOST MUSICALS season presents two extraordinary musical productions - the fantastical 1951 FLAHKOLEY and Cole Porter's magical 1958 ALADDIN at the Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells in May and August 2012. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's BELL, BOOK & CANDLE is Magical through April 29
by Jacques Lamarre - Apr 10, 2012

Darko Tresnjak's fabulous 50s romantic comedy casts a spell with a bewitching Kate MacCluggage. (more...)

Sarah Rice Brings SCREEN GEMS, Songs of Old Hollywood to Bob Egan's Cabaret Supper Club, 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2011

One of the most dazzling and beloved singers on the worldwide cabaret and concert scene today, Sarah brings her acclaimed, award winning show SCREEN GEMS, The Songs of Old Hollywood to New Hope, PA. Starting with the silents --Rudolph Valentino, THE SHEIK, Theda Bara, the original vamp, through Helen Kane (the original boop-a-doop girl, prototype of Betty Boop), Pola Negri, A WOMAN COMMANDS, Doloris Del Rio, REVENGE, Kathryn Grayson, THE SINGING BANDIT Jeannette Mac Donald, a little Yma Sumac thrown in for good measure, and more, through the 60s. Seth Weinstein on the Mighty Wurlitzer. Special guest star, Frank Basile! Get ready to swoon! (more...)

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