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[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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Miller Theatre To Presents 3-Part Bach Concert Series Curated By Simone Dinnerstein

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts will present a series of three BACH concerts with pianist/curator Simone Dinnerstein. Concerts will take place at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets starting at $30.

Feature: Monthly 'Birthday' Salute. We cheer influential cabaret artist MABEL MERCER, born in February 1900.

The art of classic cabaret – personalized, intimate singing that brings out the lyric was epitomized by this influential, elegant performer. Although this year marks 40 years since her passing, she is still spoken of in reverential tones. She's the choice as honoree for someone born in February...Mabel Mercer.

Jim Snidero Releases First Chordless Trio Album 'For All We Know'

Sound forms the basis of everything that follows. For musicians, there is no greater truth. And for alto saxophonists specifically, that gospel, and the difficult trials it presents, is magnified to the fullest. A horn not easily tamed, the alto illuminates its every utterance. Simply put, the instrument is a decisively indicative test.

Review: MY KIND OF BROADWAY And THE FRIENDS OF ALEC WILDER Illuminate the Variety at 54 Below

What did our critic think of MY KIND OF BROADWAY & THE FRIENDS OF ALEC WILDER at 54 Below? Like night and day, the nightclub's shows are different enough to brighten your night and make your day.

Marilyn Maye, Sean McDermott, and More To Play 54 Below Next Week

Check out next week's lineup at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre!

Stage West Opens Season With ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

How do you tell a real princess from a wannabe?  You’ll have a grand time finding out, as Stage West, in a co-production with Theatre TCU, presents the charming, classic fairytale musical Once Upon a Mattress, which begins a 3-week run on Thursday, October 19.  Learn more about the production here!

Michael Feinstein & Jean-Yves Thibaudet to Join Forces for TWO PIANOS: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE?

Two of today’s most celebrated artists, Michael Feinstein and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, will join forces for the first time in Two Pianos: Who Could Ask for Anything More?, an innovative program celebrating the music of George Gershwin and his world which is set for debut this week with dates being added into 2025.

Slovo Theater Group, Matt Braunger & More Announced for The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage December Schedule

Millennium Stage will offer free live community performances, streamed live, plus online programs and film screenings, Wednesday–Sunday each week throughout our campus.

CHRISTMAS AT BIRDLAND (DELUXE EDITION) Featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso, and Klea Blackhurst Out Now

CLUB44 RECORDS released Christmas at Birdland (Deluxe Edition) in all digital and streaming platforms on Friday, November 11. The hit album has been expanded with four new tracks, including three new recordings: “Jingles the Christmas Cat”; “Old Days, Old Times, Old Friends”; and “We Need a Little Christmas.” 

Vocalist Kate Baker Unveils Duo Album RETURN TO SHORE With Late Husband And Guitarist Vic Juris

Celebrated vocalist Kate Baker and her late husband, guitar giant and influential educator Vic Juris, chronicle a moving love story on Return to Shore, their evocative new album out now.

BWW Interview: Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54 Below October 16th

Melissa Errioc is home in New York and home at 54 Below, and the sold-out shows there are proof that she was missed.

BWW Interview: Melissa Errico Performs SONDHEIM BY THE SHORE Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 7/17

Tony nominee and Broadway star, Melissa Errico, will bring her “Sondheim by the Shore” concert to Holmdel Theatre Company on July 17. This show is part of the theatre’s “Broadway Outside the Barn” concert series.

Fred Hersch Will Commemorate a Year in Lockdown With Livestreams

Just over one year ago, in mid-March of 2020, pianist/composer Fred Hersch began posting a “Tune of the Day” at 1 p.m. daily on Facebook Live. After a close friend died of COVID-19 in the first week of lockdown, it was therapeutic for him in dealing with that loss

New Class of Ensemble Connect Fellows Debuts First Virtual Performance

Ensemble Connect has embarked on its 14th season with a new group of young professional classical musicians joining the two-year fellowship program designed to further prepare them for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement and advocacy.

35th Annual FRIENDS OF ALEC WILDER Concert Goes Digital

The 35th Annual Friends of Alec Wilder concert, featuring the many sides of one of America’s most unique and unclassifiable 20th Century composers, will go virtual this year on YouTube.

BWW Album Review: Melissa Errico's TWO SPRING SONGS FOR SUMMER Finds New Meaning in Uncertain Times

Broadway favorite, Melissa Errico, recently released Two Spring Songs for Summer, featuring two classic hits, newly recorded in quarantine: Michel Legrand's “You Must Believe In Spring”-- including new lyrics specifically written for Melissa by Alan and Marilyn Bergman -- coupled with Alec Wilder's popular hit, “Blackberry Winter.” Tedd Firth, Melissa's accompanist and music director, is her partner on both – creating beautiful music together from a remote distance.

New and Upcoming Book, Music, and Film Releases For the Week of July 13 - HADESTOWN Lyric Book, Music From Telly Leung, Melissa Errico, and More!

Check out this week's list of new and upcoming book, music, and film releases, including a Hadestown lyric book, new music from Telly Leung, Melissa Errico, and more!

Melissa Errico Releases TWO SPRINGS SONGS FOR SUMMER

In honor of the strange, sad but still love-hungry spring of 2020 - which perches on the brink of an open but uncertain summer - today, Melissa Errico has released Two Spring Songs for Summer, featuring two classic songs, newly recorded in quarantine.

Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'Blackberry Winter' as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3pm

Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Melissa Errico's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.

Broadway Jukebox: Get a Kick Out of Our Cole Porter Playlist!

Cole Porter has passed the test of time. His body of work, composed primarily for Broadway and Hollywood, comprises one of the central chapters in the Great American Songbook. As Alec Wilder noted in his classic study American Popular Song, Porter 'added a certain theatrical elegance, as well as interest and sophistication, wit, and musical complexity to the popular song form.' His music was back on Broadway earlier this year in the Roundabout revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and now again this holiday season as Harry Connick Jr. sings his songbook at the Nederlander Theatre. Below, get ready for your weekend by brushing up on your Porter!

Alec Wilder FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Alec Wilder has written 4 shows including Once Over Lightly (Composer), Kittiwake Island (Composer), Nobody's Earnest (Composer), Alec Wilder - Clues To A Life (Composer/Lyricist).

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