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Ray Charles

 

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[Broadway, 1983]
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Ray Charles, circa 1986. 18.25 x 22.5 inches. Acrylic on canvas board. Signed by arti Photo

Ray Charles, circa 1986. 18.25 x 22.5 inches. Acrylic on canvas board. Signed by artist.

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Ray Charles News

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2022-23 70th Anniversary Season Photo Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2022-23 70th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2022

The Santa Barbara Symphony has announced its 2022/23 70th anniversary season. The Symphony’s 70th anniversary season highlights include the return of Carmina Burana, a world premiere of an Elmer Bernstein score, a tribute to the legendary John Williams, and more.

THE SECRET GARDEN, GYPSY, And More Announced for Music Theater Heritage 2023 Season Photo THE SECRET GARDEN, GYPSY, And More Announced for Music Theater Heritage 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022

Music Theater Heritage has announced an innovative and exciting 2023 season at Crown Center. Utilizing three different venues, MTH's 21st Season highlights stories centered around family, escapism, and love.

'Movin' Melvin Brown: A Man, A Magic, A Music' Comes to Edinburgh Fringe This Month Photo 'Movin' Melvin Brown: A Man, A Magic, A Music' Comes to Edinburgh Fringe This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

No one sings and dances like Movin' Melvin Brown - and he's back at the Edinburgh Fringe after five years. 

Review: TONY DeSARE Makes Musical Serotonin at Birdland Theater Photo Review: TONY DeSARE Makes Musical Serotonin at Birdland Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 30, 2022

Tony DeSare and three amazing fellow musicians have what it takes to make the people happy.

See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at  Photo See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.

Cast and Creative Teams Announced for WIFE OF A SALESMAN World Premiere & More at Mil Photo Cast and Creative Teams Announced for WIFE OF A SALESMAN World Premiere & More at Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater has announced the cast and creative teams for the 2022/23 Season show openers in all three venues - Unforgettable: John-Mark McGaha Sings Nat King Cole, Titanic The Musical and Wife of a Salesman.

Single Tickets for Milwaukee Repertory Theater 2022/23 Season to go on Sale in August Photo Single Tickets for Milwaukee Repertory Theater 2022/23 Season to go on Sale in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

Single Tickets for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 2022/23 Season go on sale Monday, August 1. Don’t miss the return of Titanic The Musical; world premieres by celebrated playwrights Eleanor Burgess, Lloyd Suh and Catherine Trieschmann; and more.

Tangerine Records Announces Remastered Re-Release of 'Ray Sings, Basie Swings' Photo Tangerine Records Announces Remastered Re-Release of 'Ray Sings, Basie Swings'
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022

Originally released in 2006, the uniquely inspired album mixes previously unreleased Ray Charles vocal performances from the seventies with newly recorded instrumental tracks by the contemporary Count Basie Orchestra, and will be available on all streaming services for the first time in over a decade, as well as on CD and in a double-vinyl package.

Carol Welsman Releases New Single 'Pick Yourself Up' Photo Carol Welsman Releases New Single 'Pick Yourself Up'
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

Since being introduced in the 1936 musical 'Swing Time,' the song has been recorded over the years by greats including Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O’Day, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, and Gregory Porter. Nat King Cole first popularized the song and Welsman targeted Cole’s 1962 recording of “Pick Yourself Up” with George Shearing as her definitive template.

Photos: First Look At NEWSIES Presented by 5 Star Theatricals Photo Photos: First Look At NEWSIES Presented by 5 Star Theatricals
by Grace Cutler - Jul 16, 2022

“Seize the Day” beginning Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center!

Ray Charles Videos

VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 11, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 12, with Broadway Out East.

VIDEO: Jamie Foxx Does His Dave Chappelle & Al Pacino Impressions on JIMMY KIMMEL LIV VideoVIDEO: Jamie Foxx Does His Dave Chappelle & Al Pacino Impressions on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2021

Foxx won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Covers 'America The Beautiful' VideoVIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Covers 'America The Beautiful'
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2020

Happy Veterans Day! In this patriotic Kellyoke, Kelly Clarkson and her band, Y'all perform the Ray Charles rendition of 'America The Beautiful.'

VIDEO: Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kecia Lewis Perform 'Didn't It Rain' From Atlantic The VideoVIDEO: Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kecia Lewis Perform 'Didn't It Rain' From Atlantic Theater's MARIE AND ROSETTA
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2020

Check out this flashback video of Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kecia Lewis performing 'Didn't It Rain' from Atlantic Theater's Marie and Rosetta!

VIDEO: On This Day, May 27- Happy Birthday, Dee Dee Bridgewater! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, May 27- Happy Birthday, Dee Dee Bridgewater!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2020

On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Tony winner Dee Dee Bridgewater!

CMT CROSSROADS: GAVIN DEGRAW & CHRIS YOUNG Premieres December 13 VideoCMT CROSSROADS: GAVIN DEGRAW & CHRIS YOUNG Premieres December 13
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 4, 2019

GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum singer-songwriters Gavin DeGraw and Chris Young team up for the next installment of the critically-acclaimed series 'CMT Crossroads,' premiering Friday, December 13 at 10PM ET/PT on CMT. The show was filmed recently in Nashville in front of a standing room-only crowd.

VIDEO: Ben Platt Releases Official Music Video for RAIN VideoVIDEO: Ben Platt Releases Official Music Video for RAIN
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2019

Ben Platt has released the official music video for his latest single RAIN. Produced by Alex Hope (Troye Sivan, Tove Lo, Jack Antonoff), 'RAIN' marks Platt's first new music since the arrival of his acclaimed debut, Sing to Me Instead, released earlier this year on Atlantic Records.

Concord Records Release Deluxe Edition of Ray Charles's 'Modern Sounds in Country and VideoConcord Records Release Deluxe Edition of Ray Charles's 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music'
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 6, 2019

Ray Charles's Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2 are major landmarks in American culture. Released during the heart of the Civil Rights Movement, the album broke racial barriers and proved that signature performances work in all genres, taking country standards and transforming them into soul and R&B classics.

VIDEO: Ben Platt Performs at the US Open's Opening Day VideoVIDEO: Ben Platt Performs at the US Open's Opening Day
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2019

Opening day attendees at the US Open were given a special treat last night, as Tony Award winner Ben Platt took to the stage for a special performance! Check out the video to see the star in action!

LISTEN: Ben Platt Releases New Song 'Rain' VideoLISTEN: Ben Platt Releases New Song 'Rain'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 23, 2019

GRAMMY, TONY, and Emmy Award-winning artist Ben Platt has announced today's release of a remarkable new single. 


Ray Charles Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ray Charles written?
Ray Charles has written 1 shows including Unchain My Heart (Composer).