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Billy May

 
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[Broadway, 1986]
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[Broadway, 1983]
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[US Tour, 1986]
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Billy May News

Billy May to Play Pre-Valentine's Day Concert at The Green Room 42 Photo Billy May to Play Pre-Valentine's Day Concert at The Green Room 42
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 21, 2023

Celebrate Valentine's Day early with NYC's HOTTEST Rockstar, Billy May, at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan on Saturday, February 11.

Billy May to Perform Pre-Valentine's Day Concert at The Green Room 42 Photo Billy May to Perform Pre-Valentine's Day Concert at The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2022

Celebrate Valentine's Day early with NYC's Rockstar heartthrob, Billy May, at The Green Room 42!

BILLY MAY: UNMASKED & UNPLUGGED Comes to The Green Room 42 in February Photo BILLY MAY: UNMASKED & UNPLUGGED Comes to The Green Room 42 in February
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022

Celebrate Valentine's Day early with NYC's Rockstar heartthrob, Billy May, at The Green Room 42! Attend Billy's VIP Pre-Show Meet & Greet for photos and autographs.

Cast Set For Sauk's HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS Photo Cast Set For Sauk's HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

For the second year in a row, The Sauk will present a production aimed just for families this summer. The local community theatre will present 'How to Eat Fried Worms' for eight performances July 15-24.

Minton's Playhouse Presents NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA! Photo Minton's Playhouse Presents NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2019

Grammy honored JC Hopkins and his Biggish Band will be playing musical host at the legendary Minton's Playhouse for ringing in the New Year and no better place to do it than at the birthplace of bebop. The Biggish Band has backed a number of musical legends in its time including Norah Jones, Elvis Costello, Tony Bennett, Jazzmeia Horn and Jon Hendricks to name a few.

BWW Recap: Is Season Three the End of STRANGER THINGS? Photo BWW Recap: Is Season Three the End of STRANGER THINGS?
by Abigail Charpentier - Jul 8, 2019

The Fourth of July was celebrated not only by Americans across the country but Stranger Things fans when the third season of the Netflix original series was released. Although the streaming platform has not yet released the viewer count for the show's newest season, the show garnered over 15 million views in October 2017 for the second season's premiere and is expected to have another impressive view count. If you weren't one of the millions to catch up on the show over your long weekend, BroadwayWorld has you covered. This goes without saying, but spoilers below. 

Owen Wilson and Michael Keaton to Star in Cult-Themed Episode of DOCUMENTARY NOW! Photo Owen Wilson and Michael Keaton to Star in Cult-Themed Episode of DOCUMENTARY NOW!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 12, 2018

IFC announced that Michael Keaton (Birdman) and Owen Wilson (Zoolander) will star alongside Necar Zadegan (Here and Now) in an upcoming two-part episode of Documentary Now!, the Emmy(R)-nominated comedy known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries. The episode titled, 'Batsh*t Valley,' will headline Season 52's seven-episode lineup, with both parts premiering back-to-back on Wednesday February 20 at 10PM. Documentary Now! is co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas and executive produced by Lorne Michaels.

Owen Wilson and Michael Keaton to Star in Cult-Themed Episode of IFC's DOCUMENTARY NO Photo Owen Wilson and Michael Keaton to Star in Cult-Themed Episode of IFC's DOCUMENTARY NOW
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 10, 2018

IFC today announced that Michael Keaton (Birdman) and Owen Wilson (Zoolander) will star alongside Necar Zadegan (Here and Now) in an upcoming two-part episode of Documentary Now!, the Emmy(R)-nominated comedy known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries. The episode titled, 'Batsh*t Valley,' will headline Season 52's seven-episode lineup, with both parts premiering back-to-back on Wednesday February 20 at 10PM. Documentary Now! is co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas and executive produced by Lorne Michaels.

A CJO Salute To Nancy Wilson Kicks Off Chicago Jazz Orchestra's 40th Anniversary Photo A CJO Salute To Nancy Wilson Kicks Off Chicago Jazz Orchestra's 40th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2018

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jeff Lindberg, kicks off the company's 40th anniversary season with A CJO Salute to Nancy Wilson, Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago's Fine Arts Building. Single tickets are $35 (balcony) and $45 (floor). Or, save with a CJO 2018-19 season package - the Nancy Wilson tribute concert, CJO's holiday ELLAbration on December 21 and a major concert event on May 18, 2019 celebrating 40 years of the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, all at the Studebaker - for just $85 (balcony) or $115 (floor). Single tickets and season packages are on sale now at chicagojazzorchestra.org.

Sur La Table Turns Up The Heat In The Kitchen, Unveils New Collaboration With SCANPAN Photo Sur La Table Turns Up The Heat In The Kitchen, Unveils New Collaboration With SCANPAN
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 3, 2018

Sur La Table is excited to announce its newest, exclusive cookware collaboration, SCANPAN CS+ featuring the most advanced nonstick surface available on the market today. Launched in July, CS+ raises the bar in every way, fusing revolutionary new nonstick Stratanium+, with brushed stainless exteriors for cookware as beautiful as it is functional.

Billy May Videos

BWW TV: Catching Up with COME FLY AWAY's Marceea Moreno!
by Audra Stafford - Nov 14, 2011

BroadwayWorld correspondant Audra Stafford caught up with COME FLY AWAY cast member (and San Diego native) Marceea Moreno for what it's like touring with the production.

STAGE TUBE: COME FLY AWAY National Tour Visits Detroit!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2011

Direct from the original Broadway cast of COME FLY AWAY and the Las Vegas production of Sinatra Dance With Me are principal dancers Matthew Stockwell Dibble, Cody Green, Laurie Kanyok, Marielys Molina, John Selya and Ron Todorowski- also starring in the tour as principals are Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Martin Harvey, Ramona Kelley and Christopher Vo. The production is currently playing Avery Fisher Hall in Detroit where the cast stopped by for a television performance. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: COME FLY AWAY Visits Detroit
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2011

Direct from the original Broadway cast of COME FLY AWAY and the Las Vegas production of Sinatra Dance With Me are principal dancers Matthew Stockwell Dibble, Cody Green, Laurie Kanyok, Marielys Molina, John Selya and Ron Todorowski- also starring in the tour as principals are Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Martin Harvey, Ramona Kelley and Christopher Vo. The production is currently playing Avery Fisher Hall in Detroit where the cast stopped by for a television performance. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: New Montage from COME FLY AWAY National Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2011

North American tour of COME FLY AWAY will launch at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA, on August 2, 2011.

BWW TV Flashback: Opening Night of COME FLY AWAY!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 5, 2010

COME FLY AWAY will conclude its Broadway run on Sunday, September 5 at the Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway at 46th Street) after 26 previews and 187 regular performances. Conceived, choreographed, and directed by Tony Award-winner Twyla Tharp and featuring vocals by Frank Sinatra, COME FLY AWAY will launch a national tour in May, 2011 in Chicago. More details on this extensive, multi-city national tour will be announced at a later date.

STAGE TUBE: COME FLY AWAY Performs on SYTYCD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 18, 2010

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical COME FLY AWAY was be featured on the FOX television program 'So You Think You Can Dance' yesterday, June 17th. Tony Award nominees Karine Plantadit and Keith Roberts (nominated for Movin' Out) performed the show stopping number 'That's Life' during the program's first live results show of the season, which aired nationally at 9pm (8pm central).

STAGE TUBE: Regis Performs with COME FLY AWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2010

Today, 'LIVE! With Regis and Kelly' featured the cast of COME FLY AWAY as part of 'Broadway Week,' which launched on Monday, April 26. Regis visited the cast, and was showcased in his own special performance with the talented cast. For this special week, top morning program 'LIVE! with Regis and Kelly' has welcomed some of today's most popular Broadway entertainers who are known to light up both the stage and screen. Each day, the hosts have featured some of today's most exciting musicals, with the hosts themselves taking part in some of the productions. LIVE! with Regis and Kelly airs on ABC at 9:00am EST.

STAGE TUBE: COME FLY AWAY Debuts New TV Commercial
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2010

COME FLY AWAY follows four couples as they fall in and out of love during one song and dance filled evening at a crowded nightclub. Blending the legendary vocals of Frank Sinatra with a live on stage 19-piece big band and 15 of the world's finest dancers, COME FLY AWAY weaves an unparalleled hit parade of classics, including 'Fly Me To The Moon,' 'My Way,' and 'That's Life' into a soaring musical fantasy of romance and seduction.

BWW TV: Opening Night of COME FLY AWAY!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 29, 2010

The new Broadway musical, COME FLY AWAY, conceived, choreographed, and directed by Tony Award-winner Twyla Tharp and featuring vocals by Frank Sinatra, opened last night on March 25 at the Marquis Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at clips from the show and all the opening night fun!

BWW TV: Deepjot Anand Proposes to Longtime Love Erica Ravin at COME FLY AWAY!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 16, 2010

Audience members attending Saturday's preview performance of Twyla Tharp's Come Fly Away, witnessed an extra treat when Deepjot Anand proposed to his longtime love, Erica Ravin, on stage following the curtain call. Anand chose to propose to Erica at Come Fly Away specifically, as 4 1/2 years ago they had their first official date at Twyla Tharp's Movin' Out. They are both graduate students at Stony Brook University on Long Island.


Billy May Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Billy May written?
Billy May has written 1 shows including Come Fly Away (Composer).