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CELEBRATING NAT 'KING' COLE Sets Final Performances At West End LoungeCELEBRATING NAT 'KING' COLE Sets Final Performances At West End Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019

'Celebrating... Nat 'King' Cole', an evening of cabaret jazz saluting the iconic jazz/pop trailblazer in this his centennial birth year, starring vocalist Jordan von Haslow and pianist Matt Baker closes on Thursday, October 24. (more...)

Raissa Katona Bennett Brings KERN To Don't Tell Mama This FallRaissa Katona Bennett Brings KERN To Don't Tell Mama This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Broadway actress-singer, MAC and Bistro Award winner, Raissa Katona Bennett, returns to the cabaret stage in November with her celebration of the Great American Songbook, Can't Help Singing a?" The Music of Jerome Kern. The show plays Nov.1st at 7pm & Nov. 2nd at 8pm at Don't Tell Mama in the heart of the theater district. Kern chestnuts like a?oeSmoke Gets in Your Eyes,a?? a?oeAll the Things You Area?? and a?oeThe Way You Look Tonight,a?? will make an appearance in a varied and entertaining repertoire that is fun and romantic. (more...)

Nicolas King to Headline the Orinda TheatreNicolas King to Headline the Orinda Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Award winning jazz singer Nicolas King will swing into the historic Orinda Theatre along with 7-time Emmy Award winning jazz legend Mike Renzi for his Bay Area concert debut. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Beth Leavel, Liz Callaway And More Announced At Broadway @ NOCCAAudra McDonald, Beth Leavel, Liz Callaway And More Announced At Broadway @ NOCCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

The internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series, hosted and music-directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, will return to NOCCA's Lupin Hall for its eighth consecutive year. (more...)

BWW Interview: Music Composer Michele Brourman Talks Upcoming Concerts in Chicago and New YorkBWW Interview: Music Composer Michele Brourman Talks Upcoming Concerts in Chicago and New York
by Don Grigware - Sep 11, 2019

Music composer, pianist Michele Brourman is world reknowned for her brilliant compositions and collaborations with other great songwriters like Amanda McBroom. She has a tremendous passion for performing. She will be in Chicago on the 15th and in New York in October doing what she does best. The world is a better place because of it. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway And Susan Werner Star In ALONE & TOGETHER At SOPACAnn Hampton Callaway And Susan Werner Star In ALONE & TOGETHER At SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner in a?oeAlone & Togethera?? on Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner perform separately and together in an epic display of gorgeous vocals, piano chops and dazzling wit that you won't want to miss. Tickets are $30-$50 and may be purchased by going online at SOPACnow.org/ann-hampton-callaway-susan-werner. (more...)

Artist Series Concerts Takes A Musical Trip Through The '60s With Vocalist Jennifer SheehanArtist Series Concerts Takes A Musical Trip Through The '60s With Vocalist Jennifer Sheehan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota launches its 24th season with the return of acclaimed vocalist Jennifer Sheehan in a?oeI Know a Place,a?? her tribute to favorite hits of the '60s. Sheehan and her trio, which includes noted Broadway pianist James Followell, guitarist Stephen Benson and percussionist Dan Gross, offers a rich, and dare we say, groovy, assortment of tunes covering everything from Broadway, the Beatles and Bossa Nova, to Bacharach, Blossom Dearie, Simon and Garfunkel and so much more. Guests are also encouraged to don their favorite '60s attire. (more...)

Maurice Hines Opens Season at Bay Area CabaretMaurice Hines Opens Season at Bay Area Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Bay Area Cabaret opens its 16th season on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm with Broadway legend Maurice Hines performing Tappin' Thru Life. Backed by the acclaimed, all-female The DIVA Jazz Orchestra, and his tap protégés, The Manzari Brothers, Maurice will tap through his incredible career in a jazzy song-and-dance celebration that pays tribute to his late brother Gregorya?"with whom he appeared on the stage of The Venetian Rooma?"and other artistic influences, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne offering his distinctive take on American standards, like Luck Be a Lady, I've Got You Under My Skin, It Don't Mean a Thing (if It Ain't Got That Swing), and much more.  (more...)

BWW Review: KLEA BLACKHURST: ONE OF THE GIRLS at BirdlandBWW Review: KLEA BLACKHURST: ONE OF THE GIRLS at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 28, 2019

A happy and lucky throng of people filled the main room at Birdland on August 26th to see the jazz club's esteemed favorite, Klea Blackhurst, debut her new solo show, a?oeOne of the Girlsa??.  (more...)

The Marcus Performing Arts Center Presents 'Live At Royal Albert Hall [Revisited]: The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert'The Marcus Performing Arts Center Presents 'Live At Royal Albert Hall [Revisited]: The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Marcus Performing Arts Center presents a?oeLive at Royal Albert Hall [Revisited]: The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert,a?? a re-creation of the iconic 1983 reunion concert featuring award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers. Lessack and Rodgers will perform all the masterpieces heard that night, include a?oeAll I Have to Do Is Dream,a?? a?oeDevoted to You,a?? a?oeBye Bye Love,a?? a?oeCathy's Clown,a?? a?oeWake Up Little Susiea?? and many more. After a decade of not speaking to each other, British guitarist Albert Lee was able to bring the Everly Brothers back together in 1983, for what he thought would be a one-off concert at London's Royal Albert Hall. That the reunion lasted for another 26 years was an unexpected, but pleasing, bonus. (more...)

The Carpenter Center Announces 25th Anniversary SeasonThe Carpenter Center Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center unveils the 2019-20 season featuring a captivating collection of music, dance, comedy, speakers and family shows across five different performance series (more...)

September And October Events Announced At Irvine Barclay TheatreSeptember And October Events Announced At Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

September and October Events have been announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre. See full details below.  (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway Team Up at 54 Below for BROADWAY THE CALLA-WAY!Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway Team Up at 54 Below for BROADWAY THE CALLA-WAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

The Tony Award-nominated Callaway Sisters are back by popular demand at Feinstein's 54 Below with their new show Broadway the Calla-way!  (more...)

Culture & Cocktails At The Colony Announces 15th Season Of Fascinating ConversationsCulture & Cocktails At The Colony Announces 15th Season Of Fascinating Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County today announced the 2019-2020 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. For the 15th season in a row, from November 2019 through April 2020, five fascinating conversations will be held at The Colony Hotel's Coral Ballroom, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. (more...)

Andy Karl & Orfeh to be Honored at Benefit for Humane Society of NYAndy Karl & Orfeh to be Honored at Benefit for Humane Society of NY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefiting the Humane Society of New York, will honor Broadway stars Andy Karl and Orfeh on Monday, October 14 , 2019 at 7 pm at Feinstein's/ 54 Below. Karl and Orfeh be awarded the Humane Society of New York's Sandy Fund Award in recognition of their deep concern and support of the needs of rescued animals. (more...)

CELEBRATING NAT KING COLE Bows At The West End Lounge, July 19CELEBRATING NAT KING COLE Bows At The West End Lounge, July 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Waverly | Grace Entertainment will present Celebrating... Nat 'King' Cole, opening at The West End Lounge on Friday, July 19, 2019, starring vocalist, Jordan von Haslow and Jazz pianist Matt Baker. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the New York City Gay Mens Chorus Perform 'What If Truth Is All We Have?' Written By Ann Hampton CallawayVIDEO: Watch the New York City Gay Mens Chorus Perform 'What If Truth Is All We Have?' Written By Ann Hampton Callaway
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2019

Check out the new video for Tony-nominated singersongwriter Ann Hampton Callaway's song 'What If Truth Is All We Have' performed by The New York City Gay Men's Chorus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway brings Jazz Goes To The Movies to Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway brings Jazz Goes To The Movies to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 27, 2019

Ann Hampton Callaway has had many of the world's greatest pianists, arrangers, and music directors accompanying her throughout her celebrated career. Last night at her show 'Jazz Goes To The Movies' sitting on the piano bench at Feinstein's54 Below she had the one who started with her at the very beginning. It was the one who probably knows how to pianistically surround her extraordinary artistry the best and the one who is able to create the harmonies that intertwine most effectively with her prodigious talent. It was Ann Hampton Callaway playing for herself! (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This MonthAnn Hampton Callaway And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre's 2019-20 Season to Feature Ann Hampton Callaway, Mandy Gonzalez and Many MoreIrvine Barclay Theatre's 2019-20 Season to Feature Ann Hampton Callaway, Mandy Gonzalez and Many More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Irvine Barclay Theatre's 2019-2020 season will feature a diverse array of artists from across the nation and around the world. Both single tickets and series are now on sale for the upcoming season. (more...)

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