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Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED Reading to Benefit WORTH Today, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2012

Sugar Valley Theatricals, Bryan Webster, artistic director, in association with Isaac H. Suggs, Jr., presents a special staged reading performance of MUNCHED by Kim Porter, directed by Petronia Paley, as a benefit for Women on the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH). (more...)

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR Kicks Off South Coast Rep's Performance and Events Lineup, Sept-Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

South Coast Repertory Theatre has announced its full calendar, September through December 2012. See details below! (more...)

Michael Bush to Direct Development Wing's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Gala, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold an exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from three new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing. (more...)

Ken Prymus Replaces Jeremiah James in Broadway Under the Stars Benefit for Development Wing, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold an exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from three new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing. (more...)

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR Kicks Off South Coast Rep's Performance and Events Lineup, Sept-Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2012

South Coast Repertory Theatre has announced its full calendar, September through December 2012. See details below! (more...)

Heather Ehlers' SPIN Plays United Solo Festival, 11/9 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Heather Ehlers, long-time stage actress, will return to New York City with her solo work, SPIN, for two Encore performances at the 2012 United Solo Theatre Festival. SPIN played to sold out houses last year in Los Angeles and New York City. Performances are November 9 & 12 at 9:00pm. (more...)

NewSCRipts Series Features Rajiv Joseph's 'MR. WOLF' at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

A new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph looks at how the miraculous recovery of an abducted child impacts not only the family, but the victim. The play, MR. WOLF, is featured in a staged reading at South Coast Repertory on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. This SCR commission is part of the theatre company's NewSCRipts reading series. (more...)

Heather Ehlers' SPIN Plays United Solo Festival, 11/9 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

Heather Ehlers, long-time stage actress, will return to New York City with her solo work, SPIN, for two Encore performances at the 2012 United Solo Theatre Festival. SPIN played to sold out houses last year in Los Angeles and New York City. Performances are tonight, November 9 & the 12th at 9:00pm. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Freed's RESTORATION COMEDY Plays The Flea, 11/25-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Restoration Comedy by Pultizer Prize-finalist Amy Freed. It will be directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for These Seven Sicknesses, and stars The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Previews begin November 25 with opening night slated for December 10. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Freed's RESTORATION COMEDY Plays The Flea, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2012

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Restoration Comedy by Pultizer Prize-finalist Amy Freed. It will be directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for These Seven Sicknesses, and stars The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Previews begin tonight, November 25 with opening night slated for December 10. (more...)

Brian Dykstra Premieres New Work at the Kitchen Theatre, 11/28-12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

And now for something completely different! The next offering on the Kitchen Theatre's 22nd Main Stage season is a world premiere by award winning playwright, actor and HBO Def Poet Brian Dykstra*. A solo performance that combines standup comedy with storytelling, rabble rousing and down-home preaching, Brian Dykstra Selling Out runs November 28th to December 16th at the Kitchen Theatre in downtown Ithaca. Previews are November 28, 29, and 30, Opening Night is December 1st, and performances continue through December 16, 2012. (more...)

Starz Is 'Playing Favorites' on Encore With Channel Changes & TV Series/Movie Offerings
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Already a favorite for consumers as the most widely subscribed premium pay TV service in the United States with 35 million subscribers, Starz has strengthened ENCORE and its family of thematic multiplex channels and service offerings. (more...)

Heather Ehlers' SPIN Plays United Solo Festival, 11/9 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2012

Heather Ehlers, long-time stage actress, will return to New York City with her solo work, SPIN, for two Encore performances at the 2012 United Solo Theatre Festival. SPIN played to sold out houses last year in Los Angeles and New York City. Performances are November 9 & 12 at 9:00pm. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running tonight, 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Louis Armstrong House Museum is celebrating Jazz Appreciation month in style this April. 85 years ago, Louis Armstrong recorded one of his all-time masterpieces, 'West End Blues,' one of the most important records in jazz history. For Jazz Appreciation Month, the Museum's historic house tours will feature an ultra rare recording of Louis Armstrong performing 'West End Blues' live at Freedomland in 1961. This performance was recently donated to the Museum's Archives by the son of Freedomland sound engineer Peter Denis. Previously unissued and not in any discographies, it will be featured only during Jazz Appreciation Month! This recording compliments the Museum's current exhibit, Louis Armstrong at Freedomland that closes April 30, 2012. (more...)

'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 7, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series to Feature Pamatmat's AND RIGHT NOW, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Lifelong dreams, love of literature and past reckoning. Those themes are at the heart of A. Rey Pamatmat's two-character drama, And Right Now. The new play, commissioned by South Coast Repertory, is featured in a staged reading on Monday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m., as part of SCR's 27th season of its NewSCRipts reading series. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates International Jazz Day With Never Before Heard Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The Louis Armstrong House Museum and Jazz Journalists Association present Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a listening session and lecture on April 30 celebrating International Jazz Day (sponsored by UNESCO), and the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month (a major initiative of the Smithsonian Institution). (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through April 19th only. (more...)

South Coast Rep's NewSCRipts Series Features Pamatmat's AND RIGHT NOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

Lifelong dreams, love of literature and past reckoning. Those themes are at the heart of A. Rey Pamatmat's two-character drama, And Right Now. The new play, commissioned by South Coast Repertory, is featured in a staged reading tonight, March 18, at 7:30 p.m., as part of SCR's 27th season of its NewSCRipts reading series. (more...)

Step Into the Ring and Meet the Full Cast of ROCKY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 12, 2014

The new musical ROCKY, starring Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, opens tomorrow, March 13, at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch footage of Sylvester Stallone's speech following the first preview of Rocky on Broadway! (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS' Colman Domingo Cast in Lee Daniels' Film THE BUTLER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Colman Domingo will play a White House butler at the First Family's executive mansion in the upcoming Lee Daniels film The Butler, according to Deadline.com. Danny Strong wrote the script with Daniels. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's Summer Lab to Include 40 Top U.S. Artists, July 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2012

This July, 40 of the nation's most prominent and promising writers, directors, and composers will be in residence at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in a new laboratory for collaboration. Today, the renowned nonprofit announced 13 selections for the inaugural summer lab at The Ground Floor, Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. During an intense four-week period, dozens of artists will live, dine, create, and collaborate at the Theatre's new campus in West Berkeley. (more...)

Edie Falco Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular interview series, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth," with award winning stage and screen actress Edie Falco on Sunday, April 7th at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Falco, the Emmy Award-winning star of "Nurse Jackie", will return to the New York stage this season in Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming The Madrid. (more...)

World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER to Open at Artists Rep, 1/28-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Artists Rep is honored to produce the world premiere of The Monster-Builder, a diabolical comedic treatise on modern architecture, by Amy Freed. As Freed is one of the nation's most lauded and respected new playwrights, Artists Rep is fortunate to host the inaugural production of this play. The Monster-Builder is directed by the esteemed and award-winning Art Manke and features a noteworthy West Coast cast. (more...)

Comcast's Xfinity Celebrates Black History Month with Special Entertainment Collection and Online Destination
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Comcast, a global media and technology company, today announced Xfinity.com/celebrateblacktv, a new premier Internet destination site that brings together a wealth of black entertainment content available from a variety of sources in one, easy to navigate location. In addition, starting February 1st, Xfinity customers will gain access to special programming celebrating Black History Month available across Xfinity platforms TV, On Demand, online and on mobile devices recognizing the many contributions of the African-American culture and community to the US and the world. (more...)

World Premiere of THE MONSTER-BUILDER Opens Tonight at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Artists Rep is honored to produce the world premiere of The Monster-Builder, a diabolical comedic treatise on modern architecture, by Amy Freed. As Freed is one of the nation's most lauded and respected new playwrights, Artists Rep is fortunate to host the inaugural production of this play. The Monster-Builder is directed by the esteemed and award-winning Art Manke and features a noteworthy West Coast cast. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

The Broadhurst Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM for LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, in the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. The Broadhurst Theatre is located at 235 West 44th Street. The production will play a strictly limited engagement. Opening night is Monday, April 1. Previews begin Friday, March 1. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Present Joanna Rush's ASKING FOR IT at The Players Loft, 2/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre will present three performances of 'Asking For It', an autobiographical play written and performed by Broadway veteran Joanna Rush, directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett. Three performances will take place on Monday, February 11th at 4:00pm, and Tuesday, February 12th at 3:00pm and 6:00pm at The Players Loft, 115 MacDougal Street (Third Floor). (more...)

Breaking News: Diahann Carroll Withdraws from Upcoming Broadway Revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, LaTanya Richardson Jackson Steps in
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that acclaimed actress Diahann Carroll has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and also starring Denzel Washington. LaTanya Richardson Jackson will assume the role of Lena Younger in the production, currently in rehearsals. (more...)

LOOKING's Raul Castillo to Lead INTAR's ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

INTAR today announced the cast for the next production of its 2013-14 season: Adoration of the Old Woman, by Academy Award-nominated and Obie Award winning Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor will star Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles. This limited Off-Broadway engagement begins March 13th and continues through April 6th only. Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 19th. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Presents Joanna Rush's ASKING FOR IT at The Players Loft, 2/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre will present three performances of 'Asking For It', an autobiographical play written and performed by Broadway veteran Joanna Rush, directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett. Three performances will take place tonight, February 11th at 4:00pm, and Tuesday, February 12th at 3:00pm and 6:00pm at The Players Loft, 115 MacDougal Street (Third Floor). (more...)

Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS Set for NewSCRipts Reading at South Coast Rep Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

A new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp looks at loss, regret and the tenacity of hope. The play, The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, is featured in the next NewSCRipts reading at South Coast Repertory today, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available through the Box Office at (714) 708-5555 or online at www.scr.orgA new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp looks at loss, regret and the tenacity of hope. The play, The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, is featured in the next NewSCRipts reading at South Coast Repertory today, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available through the Box Office at (714) 708-5555 or online at www.scr.org. (more...)

Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS Set for NewSCRipts Reading at South Coast Rep, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

A new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp looks at loss, regret and the tenacity of hope. The play, The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, is featured in the next NewSCRipts reading at South Coast Repertory on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available through the Box Office at (714) 708-5555 or online at www.scr.org. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Freed's RESTORATION COMEDY Plays The Flea, 11/25-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Restoration Comedy by Pultizer Prize-finalist Amy Freed. It will be directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for These Seven Sicknesses, and stars The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Previews begin November 25 with opening night slated for December 10. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Present JERUSALEM in Early 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English and Producing Director Susi Damilano) launches the New Year with the West Coast's first production of Jerusalem, Jez Butterworth's epic Tony and Olivier award-winning play. Bill English directs and Brian Dykstra* stars in the role of Johnny 'Rooster' Byron. The production also features Julia Belanoff, Joe Estlack, Richard James*, Riley Krull, Maggie Mason, Ian Scott McGregor*, Aaron Murphy, Paris Hunter Paul*, Chris Reber*, Joshua Schell, Devon Simpson, and Courtney Walsh. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Amy Freed's RESTORATION COMEDY at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Restoration Comedy by Pultizer Prize-finalist Amy Freed. It will be directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for These Seven Sicknesses, and stars The Bats, the resident Acting Company at The Flea. The production opened last night, December 10, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Flea's RESTORATION COMEDY Opening Night Party
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Restoration Comedy by Pultizer Prize-finalist Amy Freed. It will be directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for These Seven Sicknesses, and stars The Bats, the resident Acting Company at The Flea. The production opened last night, December 10. Check out photos from the opening night party below! (more...)

Michael Bush to Direct Development Wing's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Gala, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold an exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from three new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing. (more...)

Sugar Valley Theatricals Presents MUNCHED Reading to Benefit WORTH, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Sugar Valley Theatricals, Bryan Webster, artistic director, in association with Isaac H. Suggs, Jr., presents a special staged reading performance of MUNCHED by Kim Porter, directed by Petronia Paley, as a benefit for Women on the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH). (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Hosts International Jazz Day Party Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

A fanfare by New York City trumpet stars, a premiere of newly discovered recordings from 1961 by Louis Armstrong, discussion of that music by dean of jazz critics Dan Morgenstern (who was there) and Armstrong House Museum Archivist Ricky Riccardi, a proclamation from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a soul-food reception will comprise the free-to-the-public International Jazz Day party, today, April 30, co-hosted by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House to Host International Jazz Day Party, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

A fanfare by New York City trumpet stars, a premiere of newly discovered recordings from 1961 by Louis Armstrong, discussion of that music by dean of jazz critics Dan Morgenstern (who was there) and Armstrong House Museum Archivist Ricky Riccardi, a proclamation from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a soul-food reception will comprise the free-to-the-public International Jazz Day party, April 30, co-hosted by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association. (more...)

Full Cast Announced in UK Premiere of David Mamet's RACE - Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the U.K. premiere of David Mamet's Race at London's Hampstead Theatre, beginning May 23 with an official opening May 29, and running through June 29. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running Thursday 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebrates International Jazz Day, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Due to increased demand, the International Jazz Day event Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture on April 30th has been relocated to the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center located at 10001 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368. The program presented by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association was originally to be held at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona. The event is free and open to the public and includes a soul food reception; the program begins at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Relocates International Jazz Day Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Due to increased demand, the International Jazz Day event Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture on April 30th has been relocated to the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center located at 10001 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368. The program presented by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association was originally to be held at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona. The event is free and open to the public and includes a soul food reception; the program begins at 2:00 pm. (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

INTAR today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through for another week, through April 27th to accommodate overwhelming demand. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2013

Louis Armstrong House Museum is celebrating Jazz Appreciation month in style this April. 85 years ago, Louis Armstrong recorded one of his all-time masterpieces, 'West End Blues,' one of the most important records in jazz history. For Jazz Appreciation Month, the Museum's historic house tours will feature an ultra rare recording of Louis Armstrong performing 'West End Blues' live at Freedomland in 1961. This performance was recently donated to the Museum's Archives by the son of Freedomland sound engineer Peter Denis. Previously unissued and not in any discographies, it will be featured only during Jazz Appreciation Month! This recording compliments the Museum's current exhibit, Louis Armstrong at Freedomland that closes April 30, 2012. (more...)

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