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Louis Prima

 
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Date of Birth: December 07, 1910
Date of Death: August 24, 1978 (67)

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA
 

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Brian Richburg, Jr. & Louis Prima, Louis Prima Award Photo

Brian Richburg, Jr. & Louis Prima, Louis Prima Award

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12/15/2016
Louis Prima, Jr. & John Michael Bradford Photo

Louis Prima, Jr. & John Michael Bradford

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12/11/2014
 
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Louis Prima News

10 Videos That Get Us Tapping Our Toes to See Tony Danza in STANDARDS & STORIES at CA Photo 10 Videos That Get Us Tapping Our Toes to See Tony Danza in STANDARDS & STORIES at CAFE CARLYLE
by Stephen Mosher - May 17, 2022

On June 14th, the iconic singing actor returns to the Cafe Carlyele for a run of shows and Broadway World Cabaret is looking at some of his song-and-dance work from over the years.

BWW Dance Review: The New BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Dazzles and Delivers in A Glistening Ho Photo BWW Dance Review: The New BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Dazzles and Delivers in A Glistening Homage at The Old Globe Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 5, 2022

Forty-four years ago, in 1978, the original Bob Fosse's 'Dancin'' opened on Broadway. It was the quintessential culmination of the collection of Bob Fosse's choreography up to that point in time. He won a Tony award that year for Best Choreography for 'Dancin'.'

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Opens At San Diego's Old Globe Photo Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Opens At San Diego's Old Globe
by Alan Henry - May 3, 2022

The Broadway-bound musical Bob Fosse's Dancin' has released the first production images of the cast made up of 16 principals, featuring direction by Wayne Cilento. Bob Fosse's Dancin' is currently playing on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage at the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in San Diego's Balboa Park (1363 Old Globe Way) through May 29, 2022.

Carolyn Dorfman Dance To Perform At SOPAC Photo Carolyn Dorfman Dance To Perform At SOPAC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Carolyn Dorfman Dance will return to SOPAC ((South Orange Performing Arts Center) for a spectacular evening of dance on Saturday, April 23, at 8:00 p.m.

SOPAC Adds Thirteen New Shows to April Lineup! Photo SOPAC Adds Thirteen New Shows to April Lineup!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022

Live shows are in full bloom at the South Orange Performing Arts Center! With more than a dozen performances on the docket this April, see everything from a Ukrainian quartet to acoustic singer-songwriters and inspiring dancers. Just in time for Jazz Appreciation Month, experience the supergroup SFJAZZ Collective. Don't miss two Louisiana-influenced guitarists and a psychedelic Grateful Dead likeness.

Los Angeles Singer/Songwriter Teddy Grossman Releases Debut Album Photo Los Angeles Singer/Songwriter Teddy Grossman Releases Debut Album
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 13, 2022

LA-based singer/songwriter Teddy Grossman has released his highly anticipated debut album Soon Come, which was a lifetime in the making. Although a lifelong music lover and maker, pursuing a career in music was put on the back burner. After a decade of his own music playing second fiddle to the life of a traveling salesman, Grossman picked up everything and moved to Los Angeles, where he soon began recording what would become, Soon Come, leaving behind his job and former life along the way. 

Suffolk Theater Announces All New Shows For January Photo Suffolk Theater Announces All New Shows For January
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

Suffolk Theater announces all brand-new shows for January. Shows feature a wide range of artists from one of the most awarded musicians in the Blues genre all the way to the pioneers of Country/Rock.

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Adds 2nd Show at Madison Community Arts Center Photo Carolyn Dorfman Dance Adds 2nd Show at Madison Community Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2021

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, a premiere modern dance company based in New Jersey and New York City, returns to in-person performances at the Madison Community Arts Center, 10 Kings Road, for two shows: Saturday and Sunday, December 4 and 5.

MTH Announces 20th Anniversary Season Photo MTH Announces 20th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

MTH Theater at Crown Center has unveiled an innovative and imaginative season to commemorate the organization's 20th Anniversary. Utilizing three different venues, MTH's 20th Anniversary Season highlights stories of resilience and resolve and includes Tony Award winners, regional premieres, re-imaginings, an original concert production, and the freshly minted RUBY ROOM Series.

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival To Take Place This Weekend Photo Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival To Take Place This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

The annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival returns to the Green on Saturday, September 18, from noon until 10:00 p.m. Canceled because of the pandemic in 2020, this year's free concert pays tribute to one of its founders Linda Kiger Smith and Mike Fabrizio, a longtime member of the festival committee, both of whom passed away in June.

Louis Prima Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Performances from LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA at the Royal George Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2015

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder presents the Chicago stage premiere of Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford's LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA. Hackford, best known for his films An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds, The Devil's Advocate, and cinematic musical events such as La Bamba, Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail Rock n'Roll and his epic musical film RAY, has decided to bring his latest award winning musical stage production to Chicago, where Louis Prima and Keely Smith created sold-out musical magic in the '50s & '60s.

VIDEO: Dr. Rob Istad Interviews THE RADIO HOUR Composer Jake Heggie and Conductor John Alexander, Parts 1 & 2
by Diana Heisroth - Apr 24, 2014

The internationally-acclaimed Pacific Chorale in Orange County, CA will be presenting a new work created by American opera composer Jake Heggie, and the versatile librettist Gene Scheer entitled 'THE RADIO HOUR'. The choral opera will be conducted by Pacific Chorale's Artistic Director, John Alexander, and stage-directed by James R. Taulli. The premiere work will be performed by the organization's chamber choir, The John Alexander Singers, accompanied by an 8-member ensemble of musicians who are members of Pacific Symphony. The performance is on Sunday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, CA. Scroll down to see an interview with composer Jake Heggie and conductor John Alexander!


Louis Prima Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Louis Prima written?
Louis Prima has written 3 shows including Dancin' (Composer), Fosse (Lyricist), Swing! (Composer/Lyricist).