Burt Bacharach

Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA

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Burt Freeman Bacharach was an American composer, songwriter, record producer, and pianist who is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential figures of 20th-century popular music. He composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s, many in collaboration with lyricist Hal David.

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[Broadway, 2003]
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[Broadway, 1968]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1967]
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Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Music

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Billy Porter And More To Celebrate Elton John And Bernie Taupin Receiving The Gershwin Prize In All-Star Tribute

Join the celebration as Elton John and Bernie Taupin receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize. The lineup includes performances by Garth Brooks, Brandi Carlile, Annie Lennox, Metallica, and Billy Porter.

Chilina Kennedy and Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Reading of ALL THE RAGE Musical

A one-night-only reading of the musical All The Rage will be held as part of Spark Theatre Festival this March. The reading will star Broadway's Chilina Kennedy and Constantine Maroulis.

Justin Hayward and Christopher Cross Come to Indian Ranch This Summer

The voice of The Moody Blues Justin Hayward and five time Grammy Award Winner Christopher Cross will perform at Indian Ranch on Sunday, July 7, 2024.

Diane Warren to Receive Johnny Mercer Award at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala

Diane Warren will be honored with the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York City on June 13, 2024. Other notable inductees include Hillary Lindsey, Timbaland, and R.E.M. The award reflects whose body of work upholds the gold standard set by the legendary Johnny Mercer.

THE LOOK OF LOVE Comes to BAM Next Month

Mark Morris will team up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, a wistful and heartfelt homage to the chart-topping songs of Burt Bacharach which premiered to acclaim in 2022 at the Kennedy Center.

Charlotte Wakefield, Jamie Muscato & More to Star in SPRING AWAKENING 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert in the UK

Initial cast members have been revealed for the 15th Anniversary concert of the original West End production of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s Tony, Olivier and Grammy award-winning musical SPRING AWAKENING.

Review: Renée Fleming Dazzles with VOICE OF NATURE: THE ANTHROPOCENE at Symphony Hall

What did our critic think of VOICE OF NATURE: THE ANTHROPOCENE at Symphony Hall? With her sold-out Celebrity Series of Boston performance this past Sunday at Symphony Hall, Renée Fleming offered a splendid reminder, although none is needed, of why she is widely considered to be the preeminent American soprano of today.

Jackie DeShannon to Discuss Her Career and Country Music Roots at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum

Celebrated singer-songwriter Jackie DeShannon discusses her trailblazing career and country music roots at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum in Nashville.

Boston Symphony Orchestra Unveils 2024 Tanglewood Season, Featuring More Than 100 Performances

Tanglewood has revealed details of its 2024 season, opening in late June through August 31.

Craft Recordings Announces 'Small Batch' Reissue For Isaac Hayes' Earth-shattering 1969 Hit Record 'Hot Buttered Soul'

Craft Recordings announces the 'Small Batch' reissue of Isaac Hayes' groundbreaking album 'Hot Buttered Soul'. Limited to 3,000 copies worldwide, this all-analog, one-step mastering LP delivers the highest-quality listening experience. Available March 1st.

Jools Holland Announces Autumn Tour 2024 with Marc Almond

Musical maestro Jools Holland and his famous Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have today announced the run of dates for their 2024 Autumn/Winter tour, with special guests Marc Almond and Toby Lee. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 2 February.

MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING World Premiere & More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse 2024 Season

Ogunquit Playhouse has unveiled their 92nd season. See full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Cast Set For THE ASSASSINATION OF JULIUS CAESAR AS TOLD BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AND GEORGE BERNARD SHAW at BEDLAM

New York theatre company BEDLAM, led by Artistic Director Eric Tucker, has announced casting for its next show. THE ASSASSINATION OF JULIUS CAESAR AS TOLD BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AND GEORGE BERNARD SHAW will have its world premiere at the West End Theatre (263 West 86th St.), starting performances on February 24th, 2024.

Video: Watch Nova Y. Payton Sing 'I Say A Little Prayer' from THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR at Signature Theatre

Watch Nova Y. Payton sing 'I Say A Little Prayer' from Signature's latest cabaret THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR, featuring the repertoire of Burt Bacharach in the video here!

Review: JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY Hits All the Right Notes at 54 Below

What an amazing night it was for everyone’s Broadway memories at JERRY ORBACH’S BROADWAY on January 25th at 54 Below.

Micah Barnes Sings 60s Pop Songs Including Former Band The Nylons' Classic Hits For Toronto And Brampton Shows

The shows will include songs from his a cappella group The Nylons, along with a few teasers focusing on his upcoming '2nd Great American Songbook” ( Alma / Universal Music Canada),  with tunes by Carole King, Burt Bacharach, Smokey Robinson featuring a top-notch band of Michael Shand on piano, bassist Russ Boswell and Amhed Mitchel on drums.

Review: THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR: NOVA Y. PAYTON SINGS BURT BACHARACH at Signature Theatre

Nova Y. Payton breathed fresh air, sassy jazz elements and sublime, variegated vocals into the world of the legendary composer Burt Bacharach in an innovative and musically invigorating evening of cabaret. Entitled That’s What Friends Are For:  Nova Y. Payton Sings Burt Bacharach, this cabaret was yet another fine evening of cabaret from Signature Theatre.

ANN TALMAN: ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE to Play Brunch Performance at Laura Beechman Theatre

Light the candles! Get the ice out! The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present a special brunch matinee performance on Sunday, February 25 at 2pm of Ann Talman: Elizabeth Taylor and The Shadow of Her Smile. 

Review: OC Welcomes Weekend Holiday Concerts from Megan Hilty and Linda Eder

In December 2023, the OC welcomed back two powerhouse vocalists who each gave their own respective holiday-themed concerts: Broadway fave Megan Hilty at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa; and recording artist Linda Eder at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. To no one's surprise, both entertained and awed with their spectacular talents.

Burt Bacharach FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Burt Bacharach has written 4 shows including Promises, Promises (Composer), The Boy From Oz (Composer), The Look of Love (Composer), What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined (Composer).

Burt Bacharach has been nominated for the Outstanding Music category at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on the Broadway show "Promises, Promises."

Burt Bacharach has won the Outstanding Music award at the Drama Desk Awards for the Broadway musical "Promises, Promises."

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