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Mahalia Jackson

 
Date of Birth: October 26, 1911
Date of Death: January 27, 1972 (60)

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA
 

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Mahalia Jackson, William S Murphey

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Adrianna Jackson, Marcus Hopkins-Turner, India S Tyree, Benjamin Moore, Myshay Pretty Photo

Adrianna Jackson, Marcus Hopkins-Turner, India S Tyree, Benjamin Moore, Myshay Pretty, Adrianna Trachell, Brian Walker, Christian Magby, Robert John Connor, Terry Henry, Mahalia Jackson

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India S Tyree, Mahalia Jackson
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India S Tyree, Mahalia Jackson

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Mahalia Jackson News

New Orleans Ballet Association Announces 2022-23 Main Stage Season Photo New Orleans Ballet Association Announces 2022-23 Main Stage Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) announces its 2022-23 Main Stage Dance Season at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts and Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, NOCCA.

Alretha Thomas Brings New Original Dramedy to the Stage With MOMMIE & CLYDE Photo Alretha Thomas Brings New Original Dramedy to the Stage With MOMMIE & CLYDE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

 It's been 13 years since the premiere of Alretha Thomas's hit play, 'One Woman, Two Lives,' starring Kellita Smith. Now, Thomas says she's thrilled to introduce the world to her latest work, 'Mommie & Clyde.'

The Music Institute of Chicago Announces 2022â€"23 Season at Historic Nichols Concer Photo The Music Institute of Chicago Announces 2022â€"23 Season at Historic Nichols Concert Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

The Music Institute of Chicago’s 2022–23 season at historic Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston features a diverse lineup of artists performing classical, jazz, and gospel music.    

Flushing Town Hall's Mini-Global Mashup Series to Continue in July with GOSPEL MEETS  Photo Flushing Town Hall's Mini-Global Mashup Series to Continue in July with GOSPEL MEETS CĂ"TE D’IVOIRE Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

Flushing Town Hall’s popular series, Mini-Global Mashups, will present another installment this summer on Sunday, July 24 at 1 PM EST with its Gospel Meets Côte d’Ivoire concert. 

Jake Blount Announces New Album 'The New Faith' Photo Jake Blount Announces New Album 'The New Faith'
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

The New Faith will be released as part of Smithsonian Folkways’ African American Legacy series—co-conceived with and supported by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Conceived, written and recorded during lockdown, the album aims to envision what Black religious music would sound like in a not-so-distant future.

Chandler Center For The Arts To Premiere New Musical NORTH Photo Chandler Center For The Arts To Premiere New Musical NORTH
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Chandler Center for the Arts has announced it will premiere NORTH, a vibrant new musical theater production conceived and created by writer and composer Ashli St. Armant, in November 2022.

BWW Interview: GUESS WHO Director Lita Gaithers Owens' Bringing To DINNER Photo BWW Interview: GUESS WHO Director Lita Gaithers Owens' Bringing To DINNER
by Gil Kaan - Jun 14, 2022

Already opened at the Ruskin Group Theatre, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner through July 17, 2022. Lita Gaithers Owens directs the cast of Paul Denk, Lee Garlington, Brad Greenquist, Dan Martin , Mary Pumper, Vickilyn Reynolds, Mouchette van Helsdingen, Vincent Washington and Renn Woods. Lita managed to make some time to answer a few of my inquiries.

Switchfoot Announce 'Interrobang (Deluxe Edition)' Photo Switchfoot Announce 'Interrobang (Deluxe Edition)'
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

The deluxe will include the album’s 11 tracks along with three b-sides, “youth of the young,” “interrobang,” and “the sound of holding breath.” The deluxe also features two recently released album track remixes, “i need you (to be wrong),” remixed by the indie-pop group lovelytheband and “wolves,” remixed by indie-rock band, Sir Sly.

HOW DID THIS GET MADE? Podcast Announces Live Tour Dates Photo HOW DID THIS GET MADE? Podcast Announces Live Tour Dates
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2022

Today, How Did This Get Made? one of the top downloaded comedy podcasts hosted by Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas announced their upcoming live summer tour dates.

Duke Ellington Takes Center Stage In Urban Arts Center's LOVE YOU MADLY Photo Duke Ellington Takes Center Stage In Urban Arts Center's LOVE YOU MADLY
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Dallas' premiere urban theater, Urban Arts Center (UAC) closes its 2nd season with a big band tribute to the Harlem Cotton Club of the 1920s with “Love You Madly: Celebrating the Music of Duke Ellington.” UAC Producing Executive Director, Jiles R. King II, helms the Dallas based jazz band, dancers, singers and narrators.

Mahalia Jackson Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SUMMER OF SOUL! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SUMMER OF SOUL!
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2021

The feature includes never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension and more.

VIDEO: Watch the Teaser Trailer for SUMMER OF SOUL, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda VideoVIDEO: Watch the Teaser Trailer for SUMMER OF SOUL, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2021

Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). The footage was never seen and largely forgotten–until now.

Exclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE VideoExclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to the  2019-20 North American tour cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Preview performances will begin October 19, 2019 in Largo, Maryland at The Center for the Performing Arts at Prince George's Community College. The tour will have its official opening October 25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana at The Mahalia Jackson Theatre.

VIDEO: Inside Aurora Theatre's NEWSIES VideoVIDEO: Inside Aurora Theatre's NEWSIES
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, Disney's NEWSIES is set to kick off Aurora Theatre's 23rd season with rousing dance numbers and non-stop fun for the whole family! This high-energy musical is set to soar onto the mainstage July 19 -September 2, where audiences will follow charismatic Jack Kelly and his ragged band of teenaged 'newsies' as they strike against an unfair system in New York City at the turn of the century.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of Aurora Theatre's NEWSIES VideoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of Aurora Theatre's NEWSIES
by Alan Henry - Aug 7, 2018

Inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, Disney's NEWSIES is set to kick off Aurora Theatre's 23rd season with rousing dance numbers and non-stop fun for the whole family! This high-energy musical is set to soar onto the mainstage July 19 -September 2, where audiences will follow charismatic Jack Kelly and his ragged band of teenaged 'newsies' as they strike against an unfair system in New York City at the turn of the century.

VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! Created and directed by RAndy Johnson, who wrote and directed the hit Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, with book by Cheryl West (Play On!). Click below for a sneak preview at the talented ensemble!

VIDEO: THE MIDTOWN MEN Sing 'Dawn' in Preparation for New Orleans Performance
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2015

The Midtown Men, four stars from the original Broadway cast of JERSEY BOYS, are touring the country singing '60s hits, and their next stop is New Orleans. Below, watch the Men prepare for the Mahalia Jackson Theatre performance!

VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Performs New Song 'Nobody Does It Better' on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 31, 2014

'Dreamgirls' star Jennifer Holliday stopped by ABC's THE VIEW and performed a song from her new solo album, 'The Song is You.' Check out the appearance below!

AUDIO: First Listen - Jennifer Holliday's THE SONG IS YOU, Out Jan 21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

On January 21, 2014, Shanachie Entertainment/Euphonic Records will release Jennifer Holliday's highly anticipated label debut, The Song Is You, an enchanting collection of R&B and Jazz numbers that showcase Holliday at her best. Listen to a sampling of the album below!

STAGE TUBE: Brooke Shields Visits Jimmy Fallon!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 22, 2011

On Tuesday, June 28 THE ADDAMS FAMILY welcomed stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia. Ms. Shields joined current Broadway cast members Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke. In the video below, Shields visits 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' where she discusses being back on Broadway. Click below to check it out!