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Barry White Headshot
Date Of Birth:
September 12, 1944
Date Of Death:
July 04, 2003 (58)
Birth Place:
Galveston, TX, USA
 
Barry White Headshot
Date of Birth: September 12, 1944
Date of Death: July 04, 2003 (58)

Birth Place: Galveston, TX, USA
BWW Interview: Troubies' Rick Batalla's Being Himself & Always Having Fun While SANTA Photo BWW Interview: Troubies' Rick Batalla's Being Himself & Always Having Fun While SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO MOTOWN
by Gil Kaan - Nov 19, 2021

The Troubies’ Holidaze show SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO MOTOWN will open at the Garry Marshall Theatre November 23, 2021. Troubies’ artistic director Matt Walker directs the talented cast of veteran Troubies with some Noubies. A hilarious mainstay of many a Troubie production Rick Batalla took some time from his daily antics to fill me in on some behind-the-scenes of his history with the Troubadour Theater Company.

BWW Review: THE SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES at Downtown Cabaret Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Sep 11, 2021

On Friday, September 10, I had the pleasure of seeing THE SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES, reprised at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre. This approximate two hour performance includes nearly fifty different songs, performed by the extremely talented four original cast members. Mikayla Petrilla, Saige Bryan, Robert Peterpaul, and Everton Ricketts all have incredible voices, strong stage presences, tremendous acting skills, tight stage chemistry with each other, and a positive attitude of genuinely enjoying their performance, radiating positive energy all throughout the audience!

Rhythm and Blues Take the Stage for All Ages at TM THURSDAYS ON THE PLAZA Photo Rhythm and Blues Take the Stage for All Ages at TM THURSDAYS ON THE PLAZA
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021

TM Thursdays on the Plaza, the Summer outdoor entertainment series in the Menke Family Sculpture Garden at the newly renovated Theatre Memphis at 630 Perkins Extended, will feature a truly gifted artist tongiht, Thursday, June 24, 2021.

Rhythm and Blues Take the Stage for All Ages at THURSDAY ON THE PLAZA Photo Rhythm and Blues Take the Stage for All Ages at THURSDAY ON THE PLAZA
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2021

TM Thursdays on the Plaza, the Summer outdoor entertainment series in the Menke Family Sculpture Garden at the newly renovated Theatre Memphis at 630 Perkins Extended, will feature a truly gifted artist on Thursday, June 24, 2021.

Craft Recordings to Release Two Career-Spanning Collections Celebrating Dyke & The Bl Photo Craft Recordings to Release Two Career-Spanning Collections Celebrating Dyke & The Blazers
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 5, 2021

Long coveted by cratediggers and beatmakers, Dyke & The Blazers was one of the earliest funk acts to emerge in the mid-’60s soul scene, alongside artists like James Brown and The Meters.

MPAC Presents Two Drive in Concerts in September Photo MPAC Presents Two Drive in Concerts in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 11, 2020

MPAC's popular outdoor Drive in Concert series at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm continues in September with two events: The soulful sounds of the Sensational Soul Cruisers on Tuesday, September 22 and an all-new Manhattan Comedy Night on Thursday, September 24. Both events will start at 5:30 pm and run about 90 minutes.

VIDEO: Forest VanDyke, Darius-Anthony Robinson, and Kris Coleman Perform 'Quiet' as T Photo VIDEO: Forest VanDyke, Darius-Anthony Robinson, and Kris Coleman Perform 'Quiet' as Tribute to Black Lives Matter
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2020

Forest VanDyke, Darius-Anthony Robinson, and Kris Coleman performed 'Quiet' by Jonathan Reid Gealt as a tribute to Black Lives Matter.

Kravis Center Offers 26 Sensational Shows, Concerts & Special Events In March Photo Kravis Center Offers 26 Sensational Shows, Concerts & Special Events In March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 20, 2020

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is offering several of Broadway's biggest hits, plus amazing concerts and memorable special events for every entertainment preference, from classical music to political comedy, plus international superstars like Diana Ross to Kenny G to Chita Rivera, along with several fascinating talks and lectures throughout the month of March.

Alexis P. Suter Brings Award-Winning Blues to Helsinki Hudson Photo Alexis P. Suter Brings Award-Winning Blues to Helsinki Hudson
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 19, 2020

Award-winning vocalist Alexis P. Suter brings her hearty mix of blues, gospel, and blues-rock, along with her smoking-hot band, to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, March 14, at 9pm. Suter is especially known for her extraordinary bass/baritone voice; she includes Ruth Brown, Barry White, and B.B. King as her greatest influences.

BWW Review: THE SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES at Downtown Cabaret Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Feb 4, 2020

On Saturday, February 1, I had the pleasure of revisiting THE SOUNDS OF THE SEVENTIES at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport, CT.  I enjoyed it even more this second time seeing it!  This approximate two hour performance includes nearly fifty different songs, performed by four extremely talented cast members.  Mikayla Petrilla, Saige Bryan, Everton Ricketts, and Kyle Riedinger all have incredible voices, a strong stage presence, tremendous acting skills, tight stage chemistry with each other, and a positive attitude of genuinely enjoying their performance, radiating positive energy all throughout this packed house!   The choreography by Jennifer Kaye helps highlight the excellent dancing and synchronization skills from this first rate cast.  The excited audience reactions including singing and dancing along during certain parts of the show indicate that the rest of the audience shares my extremely positive views of this incredible show!

RATINGS: CBS Daytime Talk And Game Shows Hit Ratings Highs Photo RATINGS: CBS Daytime Talk And Game Shows Hit Ratings Highs
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

For the week ending Friday, Nov. 1, THE TALK scored the show's largest audience in four months – since the week ending June 28. The show's always-anticipated Halloween “Rocktober Lip Sync War” episode on Thursday, Oct. 31 reached a huge 2.46 million viewers, the show's largest Thursday audience since Feb. 19 and its largest audience on any day since May 20. Making her fifth “Rocktober” appearance was Sharon Osbourne (as Stevie Nicks), with Eve (as RuPaul), Carrie Ann Inaba (as Jennifer Lopez), Marie Osmond in her debut (as Gwen Stefani), and this year's winner Sheryl Underwood (as Barry White).

Will Downing Releases the First of Two EP Tributes Photo Will Downing Releases the First of Two EP Tributes
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 22, 2019

The tribute album is certainly not a new concept, as artists have raised their voices in celebration of iconic musicians and songwriters in all sorts of creative ways over the years. So conventional wisdom would suggest, there's no new way to approach this concept? Well what if you celebrated a 'sound” – more specifically, you celebrated the personal influence and impact of a 'vocal range' in a particular genre? If you contemplate the creation of a modern day tribute to the impact of 'deep male voices' of the past in 'romantic ballad' settings, one name should instantly stand out from the all the rest – The Prince of Sophisticated Soul himself, Will Downing.

Taylor Dayne Brings TELL IT TO MY HEART Tour to Patchogue Theatre Photo Taylor Dayne Brings TELL IT TO MY HEART Tour to Patchogue Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Oct 7, 2019

Pop icon Taylor Dayne brings her 30th Anniversary 'Tell It To My Heart' Tour to Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 12 at 8pm. 

Casting Confirmed For THE SNOW QUEEN At Park Theatre Photo Casting Confirmed For THE SNOW QUEEN At Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019

Casting has been confirmed for Park Theatre's festive family adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic: The Snow Queen. Focusing on the origins of the Queen who brings endless winter, the cast includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish. The production is adapted by Charles Way and directed by Abigail Anderson, with a national press night on Friday 6 December, 7pm.

Kenny G Comes to the Palace Photo Kenny G Comes to the Palace
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019

With global sales totaling more than 75 million, Grammy and American Music Award winner Kenny G is the biggest-selling instrumental musician of all time. To add to his accolades, he has both the best-selling instrumental album of all time with Breathless, and the best-selling Christmas album of all time with Miracles. Never one to rest idle, Kenny G continues to tour, performing for adoring fans around the world.

Living Colour, Blues Brothers, Ringo Starr And Billy Joel's Band Perform For Jimi Hen Photo Living Colour, Blues Brothers, Ringo Starr And Billy Joel's Band Perform For Jimi Hendrix Birthday
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Felicia Collins of CBS Orchestra, Vernon Reid and Corey Glover from Living Color, Mark Rivera from The Billy Joel Band/Ringo Starr Band, Lee Finkelstein of The Blues Brothers Band, Shannon Conley, Danny Keane, Militia Vox, Queen V, Sophia Ramos, Jann Klose, Frank Gilchrest, Alec Shantzis, Bruce Edwards, Frank Gravis, Scott Yahaney and WHO KNOWS WHO ELSE WILL STOP BY...

Kenny G Comes To MPAC In October Photo Kenny G Comes To MPAC In October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2019

Popular jazz superstar Kenny G returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 12 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-$89.

Theatrical Outfit Announces 2019-2020 Season - INDECENT, OUR TOWN, and More! Photo Theatrical Outfit Announces 2019-2020 Season - INDECENT, OUR TOWN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2019

Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta's second-oldest professional theatre, proudly announces its 2019-2020 Season, which also marks the final season under the leadership of Artistic Director Tom Key. The season promises to be a powerful representation of the kind of work Key loves to produce at the theatre's home in the heart of downtown Atlanta:

Boston Ballet To Debut In Paris Photo Boston Ballet To Debut In Paris
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2019

Presented by Productions Internationales Albert Sarfati, Boston Ballet will debut at the historic Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, France April 9–11. The program includes the European premiere of world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe's latest world premiere Playlist (EP), along with his Pas/Parts 2018 and Jiří Kylián's Wings of Wax. 

Boston Ballet Presents Full On Forsythe Photo Boston Ballet Presents Full On Forsythe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Boston Ballet's 2018-2019 spring season opens with Full on Forsythe, a program that showcases the many facets of acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe with three of his works including Playlist (EP), Forsythe's first world premiere created on an American company since 1992, the North American premiere of Blake Works I, and the return of Pas/Parts 2018. Full on Forsythe runs March 7-17 at the Boston Opera House.

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