The Philly POPS Is 'Too Darn Hot' With Cole Porter's BroadwayThe Philly POPS Is 'Too Darn Hot' With Cole Porter's Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Principal Guest Conductor David Charles Abell returns to his hometown of Philadelphia for Cole Porter's Broadway: Too Darn Hot, the explosive penultimate performance of The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season, April 12-14 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

SCFTA Presents Catherine RussellSCFTA Presents Catherine Russell
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the Center debut of Grammy Award-winning vocalist Catherine Russell for two performances on March 23, 2019 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Her repertoire features a selection of gems from the 1920s through the Present; vital interpretations, bursting with soul and humor. With an off-the-beaten-path song selection, sparkling acoustic swing, and a stunning vocal approach, Catherine Russell has joined the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. (more...)

Jazz Vocalist Catherine Russell Comes to Bay Area CabaretJazz Vocalist Catherine Russell Comes to Bay Area Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Bay Area Cabaret welcomes celebrated vocalist Catherine Russell in her Venetian Room debut on Sunday, March 24 at 5 p.m. Ms. Russell will perform selections from her acclaimed show, Harlem on My Mind for which her recording won a 2016 Grammy Nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. For the first time before a San Francisco audience, Ms. Russell will also perform songs from her highly anticipated March '19 release Alone Together ("Errand Girl for Rhythm", "He May be your Dog, but he's Wearing my Collar", "Is You or is You Ain't my Baby"). (more...)

On Stage At Kingsborough Presents Catherine Russell And John Pizzarelli In BILLIE AND BLUE EYESOn Stage At Kingsborough Presents Catherine Russell And John Pizzarelli In BILLIE AND BLUE EYES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter, is pleased to present its 2018-2019 season featuring world class artists from around the globe.On Stage At Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn, with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs through May 17, 2019. (more...)

Cool Jazz and a Tailgate Picnic Featured At Bickford Summer JazzFest, Plus Antoinette Montague ExperienceCool Jazz and a Tailgate Picnic Featured At Bickford Summer JazzFest, Plus Antoinette Montague Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum presents The Antoinette Montague Experience in concert on Thursday, July 26, as part of the popular Summer JazzFest, which combines food trucks and music for a fun summer evening. Antoinette Montague is an award-winning jazz and blues singer who performs all over the world, but has never forgotten her New Jersey roots. Joining Ms. Montague will be Ken Peplowski on sax and clarinet, “King” Solomon Hicks on guitar, Brandon McCune on piano, Melissa Slocum on bass, Bobby Sanabria on drums, and tap dancer AC Lincoln. The food truck picnic begins at 5:30 p.m. and the concert at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

UNITED WE SWING Best of Jazz At Lincoln Center Galas Scheduled For March ReleaseUNITED WE SWING Best of Jazz At Lincoln Center Galas Scheduled For March Release
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Blue Engine Records makes the most memorable performances from Jazz at Lincoln Center's historic gala concerts available for the first time with the release of United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas.The album—which features some of the 20th century's biggest musical stars, including Blind Boys of Alabama, Jimmy Buffett, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Lyle Lovett, John Mayer, Audra McDonald, Natalie Merchant, Willie Nelson, Carrie Smith, James Taylor, and Susan Tedeschi, and Derek Trucks— will be available on vinyl, CD, and all download and streaming platforms on March 23, 2018. United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas is available for pre-order now on store.jazz.org and Amazon.com. (more...)

Catherine Russell's HARLEM ON MY MIND Comes to LandmarkCatherine Russell's HARLEM ON MY MIND Comes to Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Catherine Russell brings Harlem to Main Street with her Harlem on My Mind show at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater in February.  This is the second of three programs celebrating Black History Month at Landmark. (more...)

Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Vocalist Catherine Russell Comes to SOPAC, 2/10Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Vocalist Catherine Russell Comes to SOPAC, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Catherine Russell has received universal acclaim since her debut album in 2006, Cat. She is a fresh and original voice.' wrote Sinatra biographer, Will Friedwald, who picked Cat among his top 10 cds of the year. It's a delight to hear the real thing in Catherine Russell.', chimed in Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal. She will perform at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 10 at 8 p.m. bringing to sparkling life songs from her new album Harlem on My Mind, an homage to the creativity and genius of 1930s Harlem Renaissance. (more...)

Grammy Winner Catherine Russell to Perform at Zankel Hall This NovemberGrammy Winner Catherine Russell to Perform at Zankel Hall This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Grammy Award-winning jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell comes to Zankel Hall today, November 3 at 9:00 p.m. with a performance celebrating the golden age of Harlem. Journeying through the heart of the great African American songbook, Russell channels legendary singers like Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington with the swinging music of Fats Waller, Benny Carter, Irving Berlin, and others. (more...)

Grammy Winner Catherine Russell to Perform at Zankel Hall This NovemberGrammy Winner Catherine Russell to Perform at Zankel Hall This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Grammy Award-winning jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell comes to Zankel Hall on Friday, November 3 at 9:00 p.m. with a performance celebrating the golden age of Harlem. Journeying through the heart of the great African American songbook, Russell channels legendary singers like Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington with the swinging music of Fats Waller, Benny Carter, Irving Berlin, and others. (more...)

BWW Review: A VERY MERRY WIDOW at Winter Opera
by Steve Callahan - Nov 1, 2016

Winter Opera waltzes St. Louis into fin de siecle Paris with 'The Merry Widow' (more...)

Murderous Man and Wife Thriller Makes United States Debut at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Peter James' "The Perfect Murder" makes its first-ever theatrical appearance in the U.S. at Barter Theatre's Barter Stage II beginning September 8. This comedy-thriller brings author Peter James' novella of the same name to life with horror, intrigue, mystery and comedy. (more...)

Explore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS heat up the Los Angeles County Arboretum on August 20th with an evening solely devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Cole Porter Night. (more...)

THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB Begins 6/16 at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

?"The Dixie Swim Club," a funny and heartwarming comedy that has filled theatres across the country, comes to Barter Theatre's Barter Stage II beginning June 16. (more...)

BIG FISH Author to Attend Musical's Opening at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

?Barter Theatre depicts epic tall-tales and attracts the attention of internationally acclaimed author Daniel Wallace with latest production. Barter Theatre presents 'Big Fish' beginning March 3. (more...)

JACOB MARLEY'S CHRISTMAS CAROL Brings New Perspective to Classic Tale at Barter Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Finally, we get to hear the tale of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' from Jacob Marley's perspective. JACOB MARLEY'S CHRISTMAS CAROL brings ghostly Christmas fun to Barter Stage II beginning tonight, November 24. (more...)

JACOB MARLEY'S CHRISTMAS CAROL Brings New Perspective to Classic Tale at Barter, Begin. 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Finally, we get to hear the tale of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" from Jacob Marley's perspective. JACOB MARLEY'S CHRISTMAS CAROL brings ghostly Christmas fun to Barter Stage II beginning November 24.   (more...)

Barter Theatre's I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

High demand for an upcoming comedy-thriller has encouraged Barter Theatre to add 17 additional performances of the fall show, 'I'll Be Back Before Midnight.' (more...)

Barter Theatre's I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Earns Extra Performances This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

High demand for an upcoming comedy-thriller has encouraged Barter Theatre to add 17 additional performances of the fall show, "I'll Be Back Before Midnight." (more...)

Barter Theatre's THE UNDERSTUDY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Beginning tonight, July 1, Barter Theatre will present 'The Understudy;' Set in a present day theatre, 'The Understudy' features two actors and a stage manager who just can't get along. (more...)

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