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Chuck Berry News

Date of Birth: October 18, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

A bevy of New York talent and Broadway producers mingled with guests in New Hope, PA, during the cast party held at Hotel du Village following the opening night performance of 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story', a Caiola Production, making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Brandon Bennett to Star in ELVIS: MY WAY at the Playhouse @ Westport PlazaBrandon Bennett to Star in ELVIS: MY WAY at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Artists Lounge Live presents ELVIS: MY WAYdebuting in St. Louis at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza November 2-5. (more...)

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre Sets 2017-18 Winter SeasonFrom Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre Sets 2017-18 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre takes audiences on a journey all over the world with its upcoming 2017-18 Winter Mainstage and Cabaret Seasons. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Charl Brown to Tribute Tarantino with The Adam Levowitz Orchestra at B.B. KingsKerry Butler, Charl Brown to Tribute Tarantino with The Adam Levowitz Orchestra at B.B. Kings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

This coming Monday, The Adam Levowitz Orchestra is bringing full, original renditions of the songs that gave Quentin Tarantino's films their lasting allure and cult status with very special guest star, Tony nominee Kerry Butler (Xanadu, Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' is making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. The high energy musical drama stars Tony-nominee Alan Campbell ('Sunset Blvd.') as Alan Freed and multiple-Emmy nominee George Wendt (Norm from 'Cheers') as J. Edgar Hoover. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Neil Berg Brings 50 Years of Rock & Roll to Van WezelNeil Berg Brings 50 Years of Rock & Roll to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Neil Berg brings 50 Years of Rock & Roll to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Previews ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORYPhoto Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Previews ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

On September 6, members of the cast of 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' held a special preview for the press at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Review Roundup: HEARTBREAK HOTEL at Ogunquit PlayhouseReview Roundup: HEARTBREAK HOTEL at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

This is the world premiere of HEARTBREAK HOTEL, prequel to Million Dollar Quartet, playing at Olgunquit Playhouse. The show runs until September 30, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

HARD WORKING AMERICANS Come to Fox Theatre 11/14HARD WORKING AMERICANS Come to Fox Theatre 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

In the course of popular music history, the breakthrough albums for several legendary artists were live recordings, most famously At Fillmore East by The Allman Brothers Band, Frampton Comes Alive by Peter Frampton, and Alive by KISS. Now four decades later, history seems poised to repeat itself with the release of We're All In This Together, the powerful, new live album by Hard Working Americans. (more...)

Neil Berg Brings 50 YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL to the Hanover TheatreNeil Berg Brings 50 YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL to the Hanover Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Relive the groundbreaking rock and roll classics of the last 50 years when The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts presents Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale to theatre members and go on sale to the public Tuesday, September 19 at 10 a.m (more...)

BWW Review: The Pure Joy of MUSE-IQUE's Summer of Sound: GLOW/TOWNBWW Review: The Pure Joy of MUSE-IQUE's Summer of Sound: GLOW/TOWN
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 31, 2017

It's official. I have a new favorite thing, and it is called MUSE/IQUE. You would too if you'd been in the audience for GLOW/TOWN, the third in a 3-part series celebrating Motown and its roots Saturday night at Caltech. From the structure of the program to the sophistication of the environment, Artistic Director Rachael Worby and company have created a musical experience in a class by itself. (more...)

Kerry Butler to Guest with Adam Levowitz Orchestra in 'The Tarantino Soundtrack' Live ConcertKerry Butler to Guest with Adam Levowitz Orchestra in 'The Tarantino Soundtrack' Live Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Lovers of iconic films such as Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown and Reservoir Dogs have a very special event to look forward to. The Adam Levowitz Orchestra is bringing full, original renditions of the songs that gave Quentin Tarantino's films their lasting allure and cult status with very special guest star, Tony Nominee Kerry Butler (more...)

Animated Series MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS Debuts 9/22 on CinemaxAnimated Series MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS Debuts 9/22 on Cinemax
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS chronicles the tales of some of country music's most legendary artists when the series begins its eight-episode season FRIDAY, SEPT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on CINEMAX, followed by other half-hour episodes on subsequent Fridays at the same time. (more...)

Original Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit PlayhouseOriginal Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

From the creator of Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, the Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, as part of its 85th anniversary season, on stage August 30 to September 30. (more...)

Soulful Blues Veteran Arthur Adams Reflects On 40+ Year Career for New AlbumSoulful Blues Veteran Arthur Adams Reflects On 40+ Year Career for New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Arthur Adams, the celebrated songwriter, singer and prince of the blues guitar, who has collaborated with such seminal icons as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Keb' Mo', Dr. John, Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia, and many others, proudly presents his brand new studio album. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis ExhibitionPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th through October 5th, 2017. His paintings have become very much sought after in British music and art world inner circles. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the collection below! (more...)

ONE WAY TRIP TO MARS: A Rock Opera Makes its World Premiere at Waterville Opera HouseONE WAY TRIP TO MARS: A Rock Opera Makes its World Premiere at Waterville Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

One Way Trip to Mars - A Rock Opera makes its world theatrical premiere at the Waterville Opera House August 24 through 27. One Way Trip to Mars is a Broadway bound spectacular, musical and cinematic production that takes audiences on a virtual journey into space and the surface of Mars. The story is told entirely through songs written by Maine musicians Peter Alexander and Johannah Harkness and is directed by Dennis St. Pierre. International recording sensation Fantine will star as "Casssandra," the lead female role and is joined on stage by a cast of professional New York actors, and supported by an 11-piece rock orchestra. For a complete list of performers, visit www.onewaytriptomars.org. (more...)

First New Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes Single in Decades to Be Released 8/18First New Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes Single in Decades to Be Released 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Iconic singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ronnie Spector has confirmed the August 18th release of 'LOVE POWER', a timely anthem and call for unity in a divisive world. (more...)

SSINGSSING, Toni Menage & Poison Ivy, and More This Week at Joe's PubSSINGSSING, Toni Menage & Poison Ivy, and More This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Check out what's coming to Joe's Pub this week! (more...)

Joe's Pub to Present The Brass Tacks in a History of Rock 'n' Roll SaxophoneJoe's Pub to Present The Brass Tacks in a History of Rock 'n' Roll Saxophone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Brass Tacks tackle the stories behind the saxophone's influence on rock 'n' roll music. On Sunday, August 20th at 1:00 pm, the high-energy swing/rock band performs their family-friendly rock 'n' roll history show at Joe's Pub. (more...)

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