Barbara Cook News

Date of Birth: October 25, 1927 (89)
Birth Place: Atlanta, GA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A CLOCKWORK ORANGEBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
by Ken Fallin - Sep 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Jonno Davies in A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. (more...)

BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' Next WeekBANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Caf Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This OctoberBrian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret will present Tony Award-winner and Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell. The star of Broadway's Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Man Of La Mancha, Shuffle Along and August Wilson's King Headley II, will sing songs from his extensive Broadway career in his Venetian Room debut on Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Steve Brinberg Brings SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY to Don't Tell Mama Next WeekSteve Brinberg Brings SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY to Don't Tell Mama Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club in NYC......in the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA'S BROADWAY this coming Monday, September 18th at 7:00 pm at Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036 (212 757-0788). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

New Hampshire Theatre Project and Cornelius Productions, LLC present CRAZY WORLD, an original one woman musical inspired by the life of Julie Andrews, premiering at New Hampshire Theatre Project/West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth, NH for three exclusive shows Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2:00pm. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - PRINCE OF BROADWAY!BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by Ken Fallin - Sep 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY. (more...)

York Theatre Company To Honor Harvey Schmidt And Tom Jones At 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award GalaYork Theatre Company To Honor Harvey Schmidt And Tom Jones At 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret Presents Amanda McBroom & Ann Hampton Callaway in DIVALICIOUSBay Area Cabaret Presents Amanda McBroom & Ann Hampton Callaway in DIVALICIOUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret brings back two of today's most celebrated songwriting divas, together for the first time in the Venetian Room-cabaret star and Golden Globe-winner Amanda McBroom ("The Rose") and jazz great Ann Hampton Callaway ("At The Same Time"). (more...)

Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS'Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Cafe Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

Samantha Massell, Christian Michael Camporin, Sean MacLaughlin, Lori Wilner and More to Star in Goodspeed's Reworked RAGS; Cast Announced!Samantha Massell, Christian Michael Camporin, Sean MacLaughlin, Lori Wilner and More to Star in Goodspeed's Reworked RAGS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Join Rebecca and David Hershkowitz as they journey to a 'brand new world' in Goodspeed's reinvented Rags. Original creators Charles Strouse and Stephen Schwartz have teamed up with David Thompson, who has adapted Joseph Stein's book, to rework this timely and inspiring piece. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES ReadingArnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector Set for Pasadena Pops' Salute to John WilliamsJessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector Set for Pasadena Pops' Salute to John Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close out their popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum on Saturday, September 9 with Universal Studios Favorites! (more...)

Lillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Adam & Arielle Jacobs, Jane Lynch and More Slated for Bay Area Cabaret's 2017-18 SeasonLillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Adam & Arielle Jacobs, Jane Lynch and More Slated for Bay Area Cabaret's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret, now in its 14th season of presenting world-renowned Broadway, pop and jazz vocalists, announces the 2017-2018 season of shows at San Francisco's most elegant and historic showroom, the Fairmont Venetian Room (950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill). This marks the seventh consecutive season at the legendary 'grand dame' Fairmont San Francisco and the stellar lineup of performers features some making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of several favorites. (more...)

Fire Island Pines Arts Project Presents SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIMFire Island Pines Arts Project Presents SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This Labor Day weekend, Fire Island Pines Arts Project brings to Whyte Hall 'Sondheim on Sondheim', an intimate portrait of the famed song writer in his own words .... and music. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Michael Moore in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDERBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Michael Moore in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by Ken Fallin - Aug 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Stephen Kunken, Juan Castano, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Anita Gillette in A PARALLELOGRAM. (more...)

KT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret ConventionKT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

With its unique combination of the best of past and present popular song, the annual Cabaret Convention stands as a pivotal, highly-anticipated highlight of New York City's autumn music season. (more...)

Theater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara CookTheater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara Cook
by Theater Talk - Aug 16, 2017

In this episode of THEATER TALK, Barbara Cook (1927-2017) discusses her break-out starring role as Marian, the Librarian, in the original 1957 Broadway production of THE MUSIC MAN (taped April 21, 2000). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017
by - Aug 15, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Derby Dinner PlayhouseBWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by Taylor Clemons - Aug 14, 2017

Derby Dinner Playhouse brings back a solid chestnut musical with promising results. (more...)

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