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Benjamin Sears's THE IRVING BERLIN READER Published by OUP this April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

Noted performer and music historian, Benjamin Sears has an unprecedented familiarity with both Irving Berlin's work and the writings about him, much of which he has brought together in the new, The Irving Berlin Reader, part of the Readers on American Music Series from Oxford University Press, available in stores on April 6, 2012. (more...)

ALEXANDER RAGTIME BAND Hits The Stage At Longy For B-day Celebration 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2011

Irving Berlin's Alexander's Ragtime Band took the musical world by storm after its publication on March 18, 1911, and remains one of the most popular songs in American music to this day. (more...)

ALEXANDER RAGTIME BAND Hits The Stage At Longy For B-day Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2011

Irving Berlin's Alexander's Ragtime Band took the musical world by storm after its publication on March 18, 1911, and remains one of the most popular songs in American music to this day. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Announces 2010 Cabaret Series Including Susan Werner & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (ATRU) announces the 2010 Summer Cabaret Series. The first offering, 'On Stage with Susan Werner,' continues the Auditorium's tradition of seating the audience at tables of six on the stage with the performers for a unique, up-close-and-personal concert. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Announces 2010 Cabaret Series Including Susan Werner & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (ATRU) announces the 2010 Summer Cabaret Series. The first offering, 'On Stage with Susan Werner,' continues the Auditorium's tradition of seating the audience at tables of six on the stage with the performers for a unique, up-close-and-personal concert. (more...)

Broadway Blogs - Guess Paper Mill's Next Season & Julie Wilson Sings Billie Holiday and More...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Monday, March 9, 2009. (more...)

Review - Guess Paper Mill's Next Season & Julie Wilson Sings Billie Holiday
by Kristin Salaky - Mar 9, 2009

Though The Paper Mill Playhouse has just opened Master Class and still has productions of 1776 and The Full Monty geared up for their current season, plans are zipping along for the four musicals and one straight play that will make up their 2009-10 campaign. The official announcement comes this Friday afternoon, but they've released these five pictorial clues as hints. See if you can guess what the gang at Millburn has in store next season. (more...)

Bill Krakauer Sings At The Cell Performance Salon 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2009

BILL KRAKAUER will be singing popular songs from the 20's to the 2000's - famous or forgotten - written by women or sung by great women performers at THE CELL PERFORMANCE SALON. JONATHAN CERULLO directs, PAUL TRUEBLOOD is the accompanist and music director, and JERED EGAN performs on double bass. The production plays March 2nd at 8:00 pm. All Tickets are $25.00 (no minimum) and can be reserved by calling 212-724-7933. THE CELL is located at 338 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Bill Krakauer Sings At The Cell Performance Salon 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2009

BILL KRAKAUER will be singing popular songs from the 20's to the 2000's - famous or forgotten - written by women or sung by great women performers at THE CELL PERFORMANCE SALON. JONATHAN CERULLO directs, PAUL TRUEBLOOD is the accompanist and music director, and JERED EGAN performs on double bass. The production plays March 2nd at 8:00 pm. All Tickets are $25.00 (no minimum) and can be reserved by calling 212-724-7933. THE CELL is located at 338 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Krakauer Sings Songs By Women Of Tin Pan Alley 2/16, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2009

BILL KRAKAUER will be singing popular songs from the 20's to the 2000's - famous or forgotten - written by women or sung by great women performers at THE CELL PERFORMANCE SALON for just two nights only. JONATHAN CERULLO directs, PAUL TRUEBLOOD is the accompanist and music director, and JERED EGAN performs on double bass. The production plays two nights only, Monday, February 16th and Monday, March 2nd at 8:00 pm. All Tickets are $25.00 (no minimum) and can be reserved by calling 212-724-7933. THE CELL is located at 338 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Krakauer Sings Songs By Women Of Tin Pan Alley 2/16, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009

BILL KRAKAUER will be singing popular songs from the 20's to the 2000's - famous or forgotten - written by women or sung by great women performers at THE CELL PERFORMANCE SALON for just two nights only. JONATHAN CERULLO directs, PAUL TRUEBLOOD is the accompanist and music director, and JERED EGAN performs on double bass. The production plays two nights only, Monday, February 16th and Monday, March 2nd at 8:00 pm. All Tickets are $25.00 (no minimum) and can be reserved by calling 212-724-7933. THE CELL is located at 338 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Tommy Tune's 'Turn:' It's Good and Could Be Great!
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 3, 2008

Where to begin? I have so many things to say about the world premiere production of the musical 'Turn of the Century' at Chicago's Goodman Theatre, a show with more than a dash of incisive sophistication, that I hardly know how to start this review. I'll just say that it is an extraordinarily beautiful production, (more...)

Marcovicci's Weill in America CD Features Maggart, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2007

Andreasong and the 92nd Street Y, home of the long-running 'Lyrics & Lyricists' series, have announced the release of Kurt Weill In America, the new CD of the original concert conceived, written and directed by Andrea Marcovicci (more...)

Her Song: Noteworthy Women
by Michael Dale - Jan 28, 2007

A new musical revue at Birdland salutes women songwriters from Katherine Lee Bates and Nora Bayes to Donna Summer and Stevie Nicks (more...)