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Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero; December 12, 1937) is an American pop singer, actress, and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. She is estimated to have sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

In 1960, Francis was recognized as the most successful female artist in Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Australia, and in every other country where records were purchased. She was the first woman in history to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, just one of her other 53 career hits.

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Cabarabia Productions to Present OUR NAME IS BARBARA Next Weekend at Catalina Jazz Club

Cabarabia Productions, Clifford Bell, Producer and Director will present a fundraiser with 32 performers benefiting Project Angel Food entitled, The 26th Anniversary of Our Name Is Barbra, A Musical Celebration of Barbra Streisand's Birthday on Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. at Catalina Jazz Club.
Legendary Singer Connie Francis Presents Renowned Artist Yaacov Heller with Award

The National Society of Arts and Letters of Florida (NSAL) bestowed internationally renowned artist Yaacov Heller with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent NSAL’s Star Maker Awards Gala at Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club in Boca Raton.
Pat Boone's Gold Label Set to Release Individual Songs from 1950s Television Series 'The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom'

Legendary entertainer and musician Pat Boone has announced that Pat Boone's Gold Label is releasing to all streaming and download services individual performances sourced from episodes of 'The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom' digitized and preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive, including Boone's hits like 'Love Letters in the Sand' and 'April Love'.
BEEHIVE: THE 60'S MUSICAL Comes to Cumberland County Playhouse in March

Beginning March 15, Cumberland County Playhouse will present Beehive: The 60’s Musical! Performances run through May 5.
Relive the Music of Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield, Connie Francis, and Lesley Gore at the OFC Creations Theatre Center

All 4 Love Tribute Concert! Experience a nostalgic tribute to the music of Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield, Connie Francis, and Lesley Gore. Sing along to iconic hits from the 1960s and relive the joy and heartache of love. Don't miss this all-ages celebration of timeless music.
Award Winning Mark Burnell Releases New Album GOSPEL PIANO

Mark Burnell releases his new album 'GOSPEL PIANO,' featuring seven tracks of African American spirituals and gospel music. Hailed as 'silky smooth and highly polished,' Mark's rich and unique style shines through in this instrumental recording.
Our Monthly 'Birthday' Salute Goes to....

Born one long ago December, this music star of stars has had a lasting impact all these years. Follow the clues about other notables born in this month and figure out who gets this month's birthday applause.
Michael Head Returns With 'Ciao Ciao Bambino'

As the first new music to emerge since Head's unanimously-praised second solo album, Dear Scott, hit the UK Official Album Chart's Top Ten in June 2022, the revered former Pale Fountains, The Strands and Shack figurehead has saved a radiant, ‘vintage Mick' return just for when the year's finishing line looms into view.
Frank Owens, Broadway Musician And Former Musical Director For IT'S SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, Passes Away

Frank Owens, Broadway Musical Virtuoso, Former Musical Director for 'It's Showtime at the Apollo' Dies. A pianist for nearly seven decades, Owens backed talent on Broadway stages, recording studios and TV sets – backing artists from Lena Horne to The Washington Ballet.
Tidewater Players Presents The Tony And Grammy Award Winning BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

Tidewater Players is performing the Tony and Grammy award winner, Beautiful, The Carole King Musical at the Cultural Center at the Opera House on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from September 22nd to October 1st, 2023.
Ana Villafañe and More Join Matt Doyle in SINATRA THE MUSICAL at Birmingham Rep; Full Cast Revealed!

The complete cast of over 20 actors who will be performing in Sinatra The Musical -  the major new musical based on the life and career of the legendary artist and cultural icon which premieres at Birmingham Rep in September 2023 - has been announced. Learn more about the cast and the musical here!
Flotilla DeBarge to Present A BIG HUNK OF GHETTO at The Green Room 42 in June

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present NYC drag royalty Flotilla DeBarge in the special Pride evening “A Big Hunk of Ghetto” on Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 PM.

Vintage vocalists Charlie Romo and Vanessa Racci play out the love story of two of the music industry's greats.
Drew Droege and Mitch Silpa's IT'S MITCH AND DREW… AND WE'VE NEVER FELT YOUNGER is Coming to The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present comedy favorites Drew Droege and Mitch Silpa in “It’s Mitch & Drew… and We’ve Never Felt Younger!” on Sunday, June 18 at 7:00 PM.
50s and 60s Song and Dance Spectacular SHAKE, RATTLE 'N' ROLL Returns To Adelaide Next Month

Following sell out performances across Australia and by overwhelming demand, the 50s and 60s song and dance spectacular Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll is touring Australia once again and will play for one performance only in the Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide on Saturday 17 June at 7.30pm.
Lisa Vroman to Present ON INGENUE... INGE-NOT-SO-NEW! at The Green Room 42 in May

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman in “On Ingénue... Ingé-not-so-new!” on Saturday, May 27 and Monday, May 29, both at 7:00 PM.
Farah Alvin to Celebrate ON VINYL Album at The Green Room 42 in May

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Broadway’s Farah Alvin, celebrating the release of her highly anticipated album On Vinyl, on Friday, May 19 at 7:00 PM. 
SHAKE RATTLE 'N' ROLL The Happy Days Tour Returns at the Athenaeum Theatre

Following sell-out seasons across Australia in 2022, SHAKE RATTLE ‘N’ ROLL The Happy Days Tour is back, and it’s more spectacular and ready to rock audiences of all ages!  
Danielle Ferland to Make Solo Concert Debut With SING FOR YOUR GHOSTS at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present original Into the Woods star Danielle Ferland in her solo concert debut, “Sing for Your Ghosts,” with two shows on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, both at 7:00 PM.
Chris Sarandon to Present Live Podcast Taping of COOKING BY HEART With Mario Cantone

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Academy Award nominee Chris Sarandon and Tony-nominated actor and comedian Mario Cantone in a one-night-only live recording podcast episode of “Cooking By Heart” on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 PM.

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