Benny Goodman

Date of Death: June 13, 1986 (77)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

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Original Broadway Production, 1944
"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer

Benny Goodman Productions

[Broadway, 1939]
Musical Supervisor



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BSO March Programs Span Musical Genres And Traditions, Honor Legacies Of Wayne Shorter And Serge Koussevitzky

BSO has announced its March programs showcasing a diverse range of musical genres. The lineup of events includes a celebration of Nordic music and more.

John Pizzarelli Celebrates the Stage and Movies with His New Album 'Stage and Screen' at The Broward Center

World-renowned John Pizzarelli Trio takes the stage in the Amaturo Theater, at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, FL. on February 21, 2024, at 7:45 pm.  

MOIPEI to Make North Carolina Debut at The Edward C. Smith Civic Center

MOIPEI will make their North Carolina debut at The Edward C. Smith Civic Center in Lexington NC. Learn how to purchase tickets.


The O'Shaughnessy Theater presents Women Who Influence - MOIPEI in concert. February 17th at 7:30 PM. Tickets $5 to $33. or call 651-690-67000.

MOIPEI Comes to The Mendel Center This Month

MOIPEI will make their Michigan debut at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College on February 14th in Benton Harbor, MI for a special Valentine's evening with dinner at 6 PM followed by a performance by MOIPEI.

Algonquin Unveils 2024-2025 Jazz Series

Algonquin Arts Theatre unveils a swinging lineup for the 2024-2025 Jazz Series. Learn more here!

Benjie Lasseau to Premiere Solo Show NOT GONE YET: ON STAGE WITH MY PEOPLE at Young Performers Theatre

Multidisciplinary performance artist Benjie Lasseau, daughter of Benny Goodman, premieres her solo show 'Not Gone Yet: On Stage With My People.'

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Celebrates Songs By Peggy Lee & Frank Sinatra This February

Broadway stars perform songs from Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee in a New Jersey celebration of their music. For press requests, contact Angela Thomas at 201.503.1333.


Join the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble for a free performance of 'Anna Sokolow and the Reimagined Roots of Anti-Fascist Dance' at the Library of Congress.

Benjie Lasseau to Present New Solo Show NOT GONE YET: ON STAGE WITH MY PEOPLE at Young Performers Theatre

Young Performers Theatre will present Not Gone Yet: On Stage With My People, the new solo show written and performed by multidisciplinary performance artist Benjie Lasseau.

NJPAC Celebrates The Songs Of Peggy Lee & Frank Sinatra This February

NJPAC celebrates the songs of Peggy Lee & Frank Sinatra in a New Jersey celebration of iconic music. Don't miss this unforgettable event!

BroadwayWorld's Holiday Guide: Must-See Shows on the East Coast

As the festive season sweeps across the country bringing holiday cheer, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present our selection of must-see shows for December. Check out our east coast picks!

See Karen Mason, James Barbour & More at Birdland This Holiday Season

Get into the holiday spirit with the exciting holiday programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater. Enjoy live performances and festive music in the heart of New York City.

The Milt Hinton Institute For Studio Bass At NJPAC To Welcome Young Musicians For Summer Program At Montclair State University

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) will host the Milt Hinton Institute for Studio Bass, an exceptional summer music education program for teens, in residence at Montclair State University, in July 2024. 

NJPAC to Host The Milt Hinton Institute for Studio Bass Summer Music Education Program for Teens

The Milt Hinton Summer Camp is all about that bass! Join us for a summer experience dedicated to the famous bass player, Milt Hinton. Learn from top-notch instructors and immerse yourself in the world of bass playing.

Deck The Hall This December At Carnegie Hall!

Celebrate the holiday season at Carnegie Hall with a lineup of festive performances including Bach's Christmas Oratorio, a special program of holiday favorites with The New York Pops and Broadway's Norm Lewis, and annual year-end concerts by the New York String Orchestra.

See Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Anthony McGill, Clarinet: American Dream at 92nd Street Y

Join Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and acclaimed clarinetist Anthony McGill for an unforgettable evening of American music, featuring Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto. Tickets starting at $35.

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation Presents HIRSCHFELD'S MUSIC Encore At City Winery, November 20

​​​​​​​The Al Hirschfeld Foundation continues its HIRSCHFELD'S MUSIC relationship with City Winery (25 11th Ave, NYC) on November 20 with a special live event featuring David Leopold, an exhibition of Hirschfeld artwork, and a new series of rock and pops star wine featuring labels by Hirschfeld.

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!

Review Roundup: PAL JOEY at New York City Center

NEW YORK CITY CENTER is presenting Pal Joey! which just opened with a benefit performance and runs through November 5. Let's see what the critics had to say...


Benny Goodman has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Benny Goodman has not appeared in the West End

Benny Goodman has written 4 shows including Bubbling Brown Sugar (Composer/Lyricist), Stardust (Composer), Swing! (Composer/Lyricist), Come Fly Away (Composer).

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