Julie Garnye Performs in UNSTOPPABLE at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2018

After her two sold-out Rockwell Table & Stage events this past April and August, Julie Garnye & friends are back as she sings her favorite songs of strength, transition, love, forgiveness and courage. It's been five years since Ms. Garnye performed in concert in Los Angeles and, with the release of her first solo album in 2019, UNSTOPPABLE is about chasing dreams, being audacious, going for it & celebrating every win. This special edition of UNSTOPPABLE will feature holiday songs as well as songs by some of her favorite writers, including Stephen Schwartz, Lance Horne, Carly Simon, Robert and Kristen Lopez, Pasek and Paul, The Sherman Brothers, Don McLean and Journey. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrity Series of Boston Kicks Off 80th Season with ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANTBWW Review: Celebrity Series of Boston Kicks Off 80th Season with ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANT
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 9, 2018

A year ago, almost to the day, Alan Cumming made his debut with the Celebrity Series of Boston, performing his touring show SINGS SAPPY SONGS at Sanders Theatre. This time around, Cumming and his quartet of crack musicians took the stage Sunday night at the considerably larger Symphony Hall, wowing the sold out house with his cabaret program LEGAL IMMIGRANT. Cumming tells stories at least as much as he sings, but his eclectic musical selections are made all the more compelling with Musical Director Lance Horne on piano, virtuoso cellist Eleanor Norton, young newcomer Riley Mulherkar on trumpet, and Chris Jago alternating between drums and guitar. (more...)

BWW Review:  MEOW MEOW Brings the Party to Kennedy CenterBWW Review: MEOW MEOW Brings the Party to Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 16, 2018

And now for something completely different! (more...)


by Hannah Wing - Apr 30, 2017

'Have a hanky ready!' Alan Cumming exclaimed at the beginning of what evolves into an emotional, entertaining, and engaging evening of cabaret. In the first show of the Renee Flemming VOICES Series at the Kennedy Center, Mr. Cumming, known for his role as the Emcee in Cabaret and Eli Gold in The Good Wife, took down the veil of his characters that separates him from his audience and dove deep into his own personal life.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Lance Horne On His Current Residency at Joe's Pub, His Iconic Collaborators and Trying to Recruit Neve Campbell
by Troy Frisby - Apr 5, 2017

Lance Horne is developing new music based on acclaimed author Neil Gaiman's love poems to his wife, Amanda Palmer, is working on a top-secret project with Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and continues to work with his 'musical husband,' Alan Cumming. And, if all of that weren't enough, the Emmy-winning composer (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), lyricist and performer has also returned to Joe's Pub for the 2016-2017 season. Having performed at the venue since it first opened its doors in 1998, Horne is currently undertaking a four-part residency of new material---aptly titled NEW WORK, NEW WORK---for which he's been joined by many of his famous friends. Ahead of the residency's penultimate installment, NEW WORK NEW WORK 3, on April 12 at 7pm, we spoke with Horne by phone about his innumerable collaborators, his history with Joe's and the stars he's still working on teaming up with. (more...)

BWW Review: ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 7, 2017

Gloriously Sappy Evening with Alan Cumming (more...)

BWW Review: Alan Cumming at Seattle's Town Hall is in a Word, Fabulous!
by Jay Irwin - Jul 5, 2016

If you happened to be in the vicinity of The Town Hall in Seattle last night, and not fortunate enough to be inside, then you may have noticed that the atmosphere was a little cooler, a little sexier, a little more poignant and basically fabulous. Well that's due to the fact that outrageous star of stage and screen Alan Cumming was performing his 'Alan Cumming Sings Happy Songs' cabaret to promote the album of the same name. We'll get to the album in a minute but first let's talk about what it was like to be in the presence of a genius showman. (more...)

Alan Cumming to Sing 'SAPPY SONGS' at the Castro Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Producer Daniel Nardicio - in association with Feinstein's at the Nikko - will present the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMING at San Francisco's Castro Theatre on Thursday, June 30 at 8 p.m. Cumming's current national concert tour celebrates his acclaimed new album 'Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs' from Yellow Sound Label. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Alan Cumming Sings SAPPY SONGS with the Help of Darren Criss & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2016

Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMING made his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall last night with Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, featuring guest stars Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss and Ricki Lake, in addition to a special performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. Below, check out Cumming's performances of 'Somewhere Only We Know,' 'Why,' 'I Don't Care Much,' (featuring Criss on the piano) and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs With Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss & More at Carnegie Hall!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 9, 2016

Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMING made his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall last night and BroadwayWorld was there. The show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs featured guest stars Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss and Ricki Lake, in addition to a special performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. (more...)

Alan Cumming Welcomes Former Tonys Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth for 'SAPPY SONGS' at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen, joins Alan Cumming as a special guest for his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall tonight, February 8 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Pick Up Alan Cumming's SAPPY SONGS Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld already announced Alan Cumming's star-studded SAPPY SONGS concert at Carnegie Hall, and we're now excited to report that Yellow Sound Label will release ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS -- the new solo recording from the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer -- today, February 5, ahead of the event. (more...)

Alan Cumming's SAPPY SONGS Album Set for Release This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld already announced Alan Cumming's star-studded SAPPY SONGS concert at Carnegie Hall, and we're now excited to report that Yellow Sound Label will release ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS -- the new solo recording from the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer -- on Friday, February 5, ahead of the event. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Join Former Tonys Co-Host Alan Cumming for 'SAPPY SONGS' at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award winning star of stage and screen, will join Alan Cumming as a special guest for his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall on Monday, February 8 at 8:00 PM, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. (more...)

Alan Cumming to Sing 'SAPPY SONGS' with Darren Criss & Ricki Lake at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Producer Daniel Nardicio will present the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMINNG in his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall on Monday, February 8 at 8:00 PM. The show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs with Friends features guest stars Darren Criss and Ricki Lake, in addition to a special performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Liz McCartney Sings 'Talk Amongst Yourselves' at TABOO Reunion Concert!
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2014

Exactly ten years after closing on Broadway, Boy George's TABOO returned to New York for a very special two-night-only engagement benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The concert starred Matthew Rowland (Boy George) and Samuel Buttery (Leigh Bowery), both of whom reprised their performances from the 2012 revival of TABOO at the Brixton Clubhouse in London. Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose, Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar) took on the role of 'Philip Sallon.' In the video below, original 'Big Sue' Liz McCartney sings 'Talk Amongst Yourselves.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at TABOO: TEN YEARS LATER at 54 Below - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2014

Get a first look at official footage from the 10th Anniversary Concerts of the Boy George musical TABOO, which reunited members of the original Broadway cast at 54 Below on February 7 and 8, 2013 (ten years to the day of the final New York performance). Click below! (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Sieber & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond:Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Jeremy Kushnier & More Join TABOO Reunion Concert at 54 Below, 2/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Exactly ten years after closing on Broadway, Boy George's TABOO returns to New York for a very special two-night-only engagement benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The concerts star Matthew Rowland (Boy George) and Samuel Buttery (Leigh Bowery), both of whom will be reprising their performances from the 2012 revival of TABOO at the Brixton Clubhouse in London. Jeremy Kushnier(Footloose, Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar) takes on the role of "Philip Sallon." (more...)

Photo Flash: FRANK WILDHORN & FRIENDS Raises Thousands for Actors Fund at Pantages Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Frank Wildhorn returned to his roots at the Pantages Theatre, where he got his start in the lobby of the Pantages and played to a group that included J. Nederlander 'on a completely out of tune piano,' with the most recent Actors Fund's Musical Monday installment entitled FRANK WILDHORN & FRIENDS. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

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