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Drummer Pat Petrillo to Release 'Power Station Sessions' With Nile Rodgers Photo Drummer Pat Petrillo to Release 'Power Station Sessions' With Nile Rodgers
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

Pat Petrillo has long been recognized as one of the most versatile and prolific drummers on the scene. He has worked with a wide array of artists from diverse genres, including Patti LaBelle, Gloria Gaynor, Chieli Minucci, and Ed Hamilton as well as numerous Broadway shows, from A Chorus Line, to Newsies, to the national tour of Dreamgirls.

THE PROM National Tour is Coming to Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in August Photo THE PROM National Tour is Coming to Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

The national tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical ‚ÄúThe Prom‚Ä̬†will play at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre from August 9 through September 11, 2022 and will open August 10, 2022.

VIDEO: Kylie Minogue Debuts 'Miss A Thing' Music Video Photo VIDEO: Kylie Minogue Debuts 'Miss A Thing' Music Video
by Michael Major - Jul 22, 2022

Watch Kylie Minogue's new music video for 'Miss A Thing.' Minogue recently released 'DISCO (Guest List Edition)' which featured extended mixes of every track from the original release, plus new collaborations with Dua Lipa, Jessie Ware, Years & Years, and Gloria Gaynor.

VIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cynthia Erivo Honor WEST SIDE STORY on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH Photo VIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cynthia Erivo Honor WEST SIDE STORY on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by Michael Major - Jul 5, 2022

Rivera, the legendary Tony Award winner and one of the most nominated performers in Tony history, lead the anniversary celebration by honoring the musical's composer, Stephen Sondheim, and presenting the the National Symphony Orchestra performing a special musical tribute. The celebration concluded with Erivo performing a rendition of 'Somewhere.'

July 4th Viewing Guide: Lin-Manuel Miranda, MOULIN ROUGE! & More Photo July 4th Viewing Guide: Lin-Manuel Miranda, MOULIN ROUGE! & More
by Michael Major - Jul 1, 2022

BroadwayWorld brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joaquina Kalukango, Heath Headley, and Chita Rivera honoring West Side Story! Plus, the casts of Moulin Rouge! the Musical and Freestyle Love Supreme are also slated to perform.

Chita Rivera Will Celebrate WEST SIDE STORY's 65th Anniversary on PBS' A CAPITOL FOUR Photo Chita Rivera Will Celebrate WEST SIDE STORY's 65th Anniversary on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

Chita Rivera, the legendary Tony Award winner and one of the most nominated performers in Tony history, will lead a 65th anniversary celebration of WEST SIDE STORY featuring the National Symphony Orchestra. The broadcast will also feature performances by Darren Criss, Emily Bear, Loren Allred, Yolanda Adams, Mickey Guyton, and more.

BWW Interview: Samuel Green of Cantus on COVERS at Music Box Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Samuel Green of Cantus on COVERS at Music Box Theatre
by Jared Fessler - Jun 4, 2022

Cantus - a vocal ensemble, kicks off summer with a high-energy homage to those who advocate for change and freedom. Inspired by Sam Cooke's timeless anthem of the same name, Cantus' 15th Covers program blends the ensemble's smooth vocal harmonies with the music of Marvin Gaye, Lady Gaga, Gloria Gaynor, and more. Join Cantus in a new venue and experience a new side of the ensemble!

Tony-Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang Receives Honorary Doctorate At Cal State LA Photo Tony-Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang Receives Honorary Doctorate At Cal State LA Commencement
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

Preeminent Asian American playwright David Henry Hwang received an honorary doctorate during Commencement 2022 at Cal State LA.

BWW Review: TOOTSIE Closes the Season at Broadway Sacramento Photo BWW Review: TOOTSIE Closes the Season at Broadway Sacramento
by Courtney Symes - May 18, 2022

Broadway Sacramento is closing out their 2022 Broadway on Tour season with the first national tour of Tootsie.¬† Based on the 1982 film of the same name, Tootsie features music and lyrics by David Yazbek (The Band‚Äôs Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and a Tony Award-winning book by Robert Horn.¬† Rolling Stone called it ‚Äúmusical comedy heaven‚ÄĚ and they‚Äôre not wrong.¬†¬† Easily the funniest show of the season, Tootsie is full of one-liners, sarcastic wit, and self-deprecating humor.¬†

BWW Interview: Paige Davis Shares How She Prepared to Star in HELLO, DOLLY!, Why It's Photo BWW Interview: Paige Davis Shares How She Prepared to Star in HELLO, DOLLY!, Why It's a Great Show For This Moment & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2022

PTC's Hello, Dolly!, led by Broadway actress and Emmy-nominated television host Paige Davis in the titular role of Dolly Levi, opened last night, May 13! Directed and choreographed by PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg, this turn-of- the-century romance bursting with some of the best-known showtunes of all time will run through May 28, 2022.

Gloria Gaynor Videos

VIDEO: Kylie Minogue Debuts 'Miss A Thing' Music Video VideoVIDEO: Kylie Minogue Debuts 'Miss A Thing' Music Video
by Michael Major - Jul 22, 2022

Watch Kylie Minogue's new music video for 'Miss A Thing.' Minogue recently released 'DISCO (Guest List Edition)' which featured extended mixes of every track from the original release, plus new collaborations with Dua Lipa, Jessie Ware, Years & Years, and Gloria Gaynor.

VIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cynthia Erivo Honor WEST SIDE STORY on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH VideoVIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cynthia Erivo Honor WEST SIDE STORY on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by Michael Major - Jul 5, 2022

Rivera, the legendary Tony Award winner and one of the most nominated performers in Tony history, lead the anniversary celebration by honoring the musical's composer, Stephen Sondheim, and presenting the the National Symphony Orchestra performing a special musical tribute. The celebration concluded with Erivo performing a rendition of 'Somewhere.'

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jason Mraz, Michael Bolton, and More Celebrate the 50th An VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jason Mraz, Michael Bolton, and More Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of José Feliciano's 'Feliz Navidad'
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2020

A new video has been released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the song Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano.

BWW TV: Stars from HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Pick Favorite C VideoBWW TV: Stars from HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Pick Favorite Cast Albums!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2020

Tonight, cast recordings of Ain't Too Proud, Hadestown, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Moulin Rouge and Oklahoma! are up for Best Musical Theatre Album, and before we find out who wins, the stars are telling us which cast recordings they loved growing up!

BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations! VideoBWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2020

Last night in celebration of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Academy New York Chapter, the Recording Academy New York hosted a special Nominee Celebration in NYC that hosted musicians, producers, actors, singer and more!

José James Announces 'No Beginning No End 2' LP VideoJosé James Announces 'No Beginning No End 2' LP
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 22, 2019

Back with his beguiling mix of jazz, R&B, pop and soul, singer-songwriter and producer Jos√© James today announces a brand new future soul album,¬†No Beginning No End 2. Coming out March 6 on his own label¬†Rainbow Blonde Records,¬†he's just shared smooth first single¬†‚ÄúI Need Your Love,‚Ä̬†featuring¬†GRAMMY nominees Ledisi & Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. Also featuring¬†Laura Mvula, Aloe Blacc, Lizz Wright, Erik Truffaz, Hindi Zahra, Taali¬†and more, this new album is a sequel to James' revered¬†No Beginning No End.¬†He'll be celebrating the release with a freshly announced international tour, including stops in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC and his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

VIDEO: Gloria Gaynor Joins Kacey Musgraves Onstage at Radio City to Sing 'I Will Surv VideoVIDEO: Gloria Gaynor Joins Kacey Musgraves Onstage at Radio City to Sing 'I Will Survive'
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Emerging to thunderous applause at Radio City Music Hall on the evening of October 15, 2019, the legendary music icon GLORIA GAYNOR joined fellow Grammy winner KACEY MUSGRAVES onstage to a surprise and unannounced duet of her signature hit 'I Will Survive.'

VIDEO: Legendary Orchestrator, Arranger Harold Wheeler was Honored with a Lifetime Ac VideoVIDEO: Legendary Orchestrator, Arranger Harold Wheeler was Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tony Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

On Sunday night, the Tony Awards honored legendary orchestrator and arranger Harold Wheeler with one of three 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Wheeler is currently represented on Broadway with AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. Watch Howard Wheeler accept the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award here.

VIDEO: Sean Spicer 'Sings' 'I Will Survive' on TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Sean Spicer 'Sings' 'I Will Survive' on TONIGHT SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 25, 2017

During the opening monologue of last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy shared a video of ex-White House press secretary Sean Spicer 'singing' Gloria Gaynor's classic 'I Will Survive.'

VIDEO: Emma Stone, Chris Pine & More Prepare for Inauguration with Cover of 'I Will Survive'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 12, 2017

With the Presidential inauguration fast approaching, an all-star cast of Hollywood celebrities came together to improvise the 1979 hit 'I Will Survive.'