Cab Calloway

Date of Death: November 18, 1994 (86)

Birth Place: Rochester, NY, USA

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Broadway Revival, 1973

Original Broadway Production, 1964
Horace Vandergelder [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1957

Broadway Revival, 1953
Sportin' Life




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Brenna Whitaker Comes to Catalina Jazz Club This Week

Acclaimed Universal recording artist Brenna Whitaker will bring her new, intimate concert Her Voice and Jazz Piano to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for one show only on Tuesday, November 14, at 8:30pm.

Review: BLACK LEGENDS at 13ème Art

After many different incarnations since it first appeared as Swinging Life at L’Alhambra in 2009 and 2012, Valéry Rodriguez’s brainchild—now called Black Legends—has just begun its second 'season' in the new 13ème Art auditorium, following its sold-out run at Bobino last winter.  With a lot of new numbers added, a hip-hop medley, lively LED walls and lighting, and enhanced choreography, Black Legends fully deserves a second visit.

JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT is Coming to Coralville This Month

Don't miss Jukebox Saturday Night as they bring the sounds of America's Big Band Era to Coralville on October 30.

JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT is Coming to Coralville This Month

Get ready to swing to the music of America's Big Band Era as Jukebox Saturday Night comes to Coralville on October 30. Don't miss this unforgettable musical experience. Get your tickets now!

Alice Ripley to Return to The Green Room 42 in November

Tony winner Alice Ripley and Grammy winner John McDaniel are returning to THE GREEN ROOM 42 for an encore performance on November 21. Don't miss this highly anticipated event where they will showcase their talent and deliver a night of unforgettable music. Catch them for one night only at THE GREEN ROOM 42.

Masego Announces 2024 'Where We Goin?' Tour

Masego announces his 2024 'Where We Goin?' tour, featuring special guest Tanerélle. Get ready for an unforgettable live experience. The 20-date Where We Goin? Tour, slated to begin on January 24th 2024 in Oslo, Norway marks Masego's most ambitious tour to date, with stops in 15 countries and including a night at London's iconic Alexandra Palace.

Alice Ripley to Present BELIEVE IT OR NOT at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Tony Award winner Alice Ripley in her new show “Believe It or Not” on Saturday, September 3o with shows at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

PSYCHIC SELF DEFENSE by Normandy Sherwood is Coming to HERE

Prepare to be amazed as 'Psychic Self Defense' by Normandy Sherwood takes the stage at HERE. Uncover the secrets of this mind-blowing theatrical performance and experience the power of psychic self-defense. Don't miss out on this unforgettable show running at HERE.


MUSE/IQUE continues its yearlong concert series, MUSIC = POWER with CENTRAL AVENUE: OPEN HOUSE -- The Extraordinary Story of the South LA Music Legends Who Changed the World.

Jukebox Saturday Night Comes to Coralville Center for the Performing Arts in October

Jukebox Saturday Night celebrates America’s Swing Era, performing the greatest hits as recorded by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Lunceford, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Bunny Berigan, Count Basie and more! Vocal selections will include songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Bob Eberly, Helen O’Connell, Rosemary Clooney, and other vocal idols.

Cast Set for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at The Kennedy Center

The cast has been revealed for the The Play That Goes Wrong Washington, D.C. production coming to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a limited three-and-a-half week engagement.

New Shows Revealed For Autumn/Winter 2023/24 at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre

A new show for young children featuring the famous walrus which visited Scarborough last Christmas has been announced alongside a season of visiting shows at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre.

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Reveals Its Summer Season

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has announced its Centennial Summer Season. RPO Outdoors includes 13 concerts – 10 of which are free of charge – from Friday, July 7 through Tuesday, August 1.

Cast Set for MIKE & MINDY'S WILD WEEKEND JAM Industry Presentations at Open Jar Studios

Meet the Cast of Mike & Mindy's Wild Weekend Jam (Music & Lyrics by Bucky Heard & Timothy D. Lee of The Righteous Brothers with a book by Eileen Nelson & Mark Corallo; directed by Scott Werntz).

​Frank Derrick Big Band With A 'Count Basie Tribute' Is Gold Coast Jazz Society's Series Finale

Join in May as the Frank Derrick Big Band performs a personal tribute to Count Basie while celebrating specifically the cast of drummers who performed with the renowned musician, many of them known to Frank Derrick personally. 

Theater for the New City Presents a Return Engagement For Smokey Stevens In I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY

To share an exceptional show with a wider audience, Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present a return engagement June 1-18 of Smokey Stevens in 'I Just Want to Tell Somebody.' 

John Pizzarelli, All-City Latin Ensemble and The Fat Cats, and More to Play Birdland

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have released details on all jazz programming running April 25 through May 7.

Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter Nicole Zuraitis Debuts At Dizzy's Club On April 26

On April 26 at 9:30 PM, Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and pianist, Nicole Zuraitis, leads an all-star ensemble in her debut at Dizzy's Club.

Cyrille Aimée, John Pizzarelli, and More to Play Birdland This Month

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced programming running April 18 through April 30.

Review: CAPA SEASON at Ohio And Palace Theatres

What did our critic think of CAPA SEASON at Ohio And Palace Theatres? Be it their birthday, anniversary, Halloween, or the Fourth of July, everyone has a special day to which they look forward.


Cab Calloway has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Cab Calloway has not appeared in the West End

Cab Calloway has been nominated for the Best Performance award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in the Broadway show Hello, Dolly!

Cab Calloway has won the Best Performance award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in the Broadway show Hello, Dolly!.

Cab Calloway has written 3 shows including Bubbling Brown Sugar (Composer/Lyricist), Stardust (Composer), After Midnight (Composer).

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