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Barry Manilow

 
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, producer and actor, with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Could It Be Magic", "Mandy", "I Write the Songs", "Can't Smile Without You" and "Copacabana (At the Copa)". He recorded and ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, producer and actor, with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Could It Be Magic", "Mandy", "I Write the Songs", "Can't Smile Without You" and "Copacabana (At the Copa)". He recorded and ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Residency Program, 2019
Performer
  [Broadway]
2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1989
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1976
Performer

Productions

 
[West End, 1994]
Orchestrations/Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Orchestrator
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Musical Director
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1968]
Music Arranger
Musical Director

Writing

Composer
Lyricist
Creator
Bookwriter
Composer
Bookwriter
Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Composer
Composer

Barry Manilow Biography

Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, producer and actor, with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Could It Be Magic", "Mandy", "I Write the Songs", "Can't Smile Without You" and "Copacabana (At the Copa)".

He recorded and released 51 Top 40 singles on the Adult Contemporary Chart, including 13 that hit number one, 28 appeared within the top ten, and 36 in the top twenty. Manilow has released 13 platinum and six multi-platinum albums. Although not a favorite artist of music critics, Manilow has been praised by entertainers including Frank Sinatra, who was quoted in the 1970s as saying, "He's next." In 1988, Bob Dylan stopped Manilow at a party, hugged him and said, "Don't stop what you're doing, man. We're all inspired by you."

As well as producing and arranging albums for himself and other artists, Manilow has written and performed songs for musicals, films, and commercials for corporations such as McDonald's, Pepsi-Cola, and Band-Aid, from the 1960s. He has been nominated for a Grammy Award (winning once) as a producer, arranger and performer a total of fifteen times (and in every decade) from 1973 to 2015. He has also produced Grammy-nominated albums for Bette Midler, Dionne Warwick, Nancy Wilson and Sarah Vaughan. Manilow has sold more than 85 million records as a solo artist worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists.

Barry Manilow Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Score
Barry Manilow, Harmony

Barry Manilow News

The New York Pops Reveals New Board of Directors Appointments and New Staff Addition  Photo The New York Pops Reveals New Board of Directors Appointments and New Staff Addition & Promotion
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023

The New York Pops has announced the appointment of current Board of Directors member John Littzi as the new Chair.

Feature: Camp Broadway Indonesia Presents: New York Pops' 40th Birthday Gala Audition Photo Feature: Camp Broadway Indonesia Presents: New York Pops' 40th Birthday Gala Audition
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Feb 3, 2023

Camp Broadway Indonesia, a performing arts educational experience officially licensed from New York's Camp Broadway¬ģ, has just announced their first program: New York Pops' 40th Birthday Gala Audition on February 11th.

Wake Up With BWW 2/3: First Look at CAMELOT and SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/3: First Look at CAMELOT and SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More!
by - Feb 3, 2023

Top stories include a first look at Camelot, as well as Sunset Boulevard at the Kennedy Center. Plus, new casting has been announced for Leopoldstadt, and more!

Betty Buckley, Charo, Deborah Cox & More to Perform at New York Pops Gala Honoring Ba Photo Betty Buckley, Charo, Deborah Cox & More to Perform at New York Pops Gala Honoring Barry Manilow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2023

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, has announced an initial line-up of guest artists for its 40th Birthday Gala, This One's For You: The Music of Barry Manilow.

Marcia Milgrom Dodge, John Tartaglia, Lili-Anne Brown & More Join The Muny's 2023 Sea Photo Marcia Milgrom Dodge, John Tartaglia, Lili-Anne Brown & More Join The Muny's 2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2023

The Muny announced has announced the directors, choreographers and music director/conductors for The Muny’s 2023 Premier Season. See details about The Muny's season, and see how to purchase tickets.

Album Review: THREE ALBUMS BY EMILY SKINNER Lead A Pack Of Unreleased Music Wading Ou Photo Album Review: THREE ALBUMS BY EMILY SKINNER Lead A Pack Of Unreleased Music Wading Out Into The Streams.
by Bobby Patrick - Jan 31, 2023

Thanks to Concord Theatricals Recordings, these albums are among more than 20 older recordings that have been given new releases on every streaming, digital, and downloadable platform.

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 31, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards, honoring the best in off-Broadway shows which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

Mexx Heart Shares Her Own Royal Story With New Single 'London' Photo Mexx Heart Shares Her Own Royal Story With New Single 'London'
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 28, 2023

Indie singer/songwriter and recording artist Mexx Heart is spilling the tea on her own past relationship with her new single 'London' (co-written with Justine Blazer).

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by Rakaputra Paputungan - Jan 25, 2023

Flamenco Vivo Dance Company to Perform Two Shows at Chelsea Table + Stage in February Photo Flamenco Vivo Dance Company to Perform Two Shows at Chelsea Table + Stage in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present Flamenco Vivo, one of the nation’s most prominent flamenco and Spanish dance companies, for two special performances on Friday, February 10 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, February 11 at 9:30 PM.

Barry Manilow Videos

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Wants to 'Lock Him Up Yesterday' in Latest Song Parody Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Wants to 'Lock Him Up Yesterday' in Latest Song Parody

by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his latest song parody, called 'Lock Him Up Yesterday', based on the song 'Yesterday' by The Beatles. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof

by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his favorite response to gun violence. Watch as he gives A Chorus Line's 'Dance Ten, Looks Three' a clever re-do in his latest spoof- 'Thoughts and Prayers'.

Photos & Video: See Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman & Warren Carlyle at Curtain Call for Videoplay
Photos & Video: See Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman & Warren Carlyle at Curtain Call for the Final Performance of HARMONY

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2022

Last night, Off-Broadway saw the closing night of the new musical Harmony at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. Joining the cast on stage at the curtain call and teasing a potential transfer were the creators, Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, along with the director/choreographer Warren Carlyle.

VIDEO: HARMONY Opens at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Videoplay
VIDEO: HARMONY Opens at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2022

The curtain was raised last night at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene for the opening night of the anticipated musical Harmony written by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman. 

VIDEO: Warren Carlyle Talks THE MUSIC MAN and HARMONY on Backstage with Richard Ridge Videoplay
VIDEO: Warren Carlyle Talks THE MUSIC MAN and HARMONY on Backstage with Richard Ridge

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 6, 2022

Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with Tony winner Warren Carlyle, who choreographed the current Broadway revival of The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single  Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single Is Available Now!

by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2021

Just yesterday, Americans paused to remember the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a special ceremony at our nation's capital. One of those lives was beloved Broadway veteran Nick Cordero.  Today, Broadway Records has announced the release of Nick’s last public performance, a song with the timely message that love conquers all despite the existence of hate.

VIDEO: Barry Manilow Performs 'When The Good Times Come Again' on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Barry Manilow Performs 'When The Good Times Come Again' on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - May 6, 2020

Barry Manilow was a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night, appearing from home in quarantine in Palm Springs.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Memory' From CATS on THE VOICE Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Memory' From CATS on THE VOICE

by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2019

During last night's live finale of The Voice on NBC, Jennifer Hudson took to the stage to perform 'Memory' from the movie Cats, which opens in theaters this Friday, December 20!

VIDEO: THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL at the North Shore Music Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL at the North Shore Music Theatre

by Alan Henry - Nov 1, 2019

The Bodyguard is a new musical based on the smash hit 1992 film! Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer hired to protect superstar Rachel from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible Whitney Houston classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the biggest selling songs of all time - I Will Always Love You.

Exclusive Video: CATS Tour Cast Members Perform WAITRESS's 'She Used to Be Mine' Videoplay
Exclusive Video: CATS Tour Cast Members Perform WAITRESS's 'She Used to Be Mine'

by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2019

The company of the Cats first national tour headed to the diner for a special cover of Waitress's iconic song 'She Used to Be Mine' featuring cast members Maria Failla and Laura Katherine Kaufman. For Maria, creating this video was a way of sharing her story of letting the theatre industry define her beauty and taking that definition back. Check out the full video!


Barry Manilow Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Barry Manilow been in?
Barry Manilow has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Barry Manilow been in?
Barry Manilow has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Barry Manilow written?
Barry Manilow has written 7 shows including The Drunkard (Composer/Lyricist), The Drunkard (Composer), The Madwoman of Central Park West (Composer), Barry Manilow at the Gershwin (Bookwriter), Copacabana (Composer), Harmony (Composer), Manilow on Broadway (Creator).

What awards has Barry Manilow been nominated for?
Outstanding Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Harmony .


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@barrymanilow - 2/7/23 06:06pm The free preview from this month’s ManilowTV is sooo good, we wanted to share it with everyone. Watch “Could It B… https://t.co/Rn9wx7bE28


@barrymanilow - 2/5/23 09:06am On a night just like tonight, Barry won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the 1979 GRAMMYs for Copacabana. Good l… https://t.co/L7tHsU9XhB


@barrymanilow - 2/4/23 10:44pm It’s all about the Barry's on SiriusXM @70sOn7 Listen in to hear Barry Gibb, Manilow, & White playing all this we… https://t.co/XUGRl7RPil


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@barrymanilow - 2/1/23 06:46pm Barry will be honored at New York Pops's 40th birthday gala on May 1st, at 7pm at Carnegie Hall! https://t.co/jQOUIVmop3


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@barrymanilow - 1/19/23 01:00pm In the late '70s, as Manilow was becoming a rising star, the legendary Frank Sinatra said, "he's next!" Sinatra the… https://t.co/fFYzsXvoc5


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