Cole Porter News

Date of Birth: June 09, 1891
Date of Death: October 15, 1964 (73)
Gender: Male
BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Melissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This SummerMelissa Errico to Star in KISS ME, KATE Concert at Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater's Bay Street Under the Stars series presents FREE concert readings of plays and musicals in Mashashimuet Park every summer. This year, Bay Street will present Kiss Me, Kate with a book by Bella and Sam Spewack and music and lyrics by Cole Porter, on August 25 & 26 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN REDBWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN RED
by Neil Shurley - Aug 9, 2017

'Vivian in Red is about owning your story, and that means all of it...your triumphs and your mistakes, both.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein Brings SHOWSTOPPERS to 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Michael Feinstein Brings SHOWSTOPPERS to 54 Below
by Walter McBride - Aug 7, 2017

Two-time Emmy Award and five-time Grammy Award nominated Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with the surefire show-stopping songs that made Broadway great...from then and now. BroadwayWorld got a sneak peek at the upcoming show, check out the photos below! (more...)

Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle Lead Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Hartford StageScarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle Lead Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Tresnjak. The comedy, which runs September 7 through October 8, opens Hartford Stage's 2017-18 season. Actors Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle lead the distinguished cast. (more...)

Peter & Will Anderson Present a Fabulous SONGBOOK SUMMIT at 59E59 TheatersPeter & Will Anderson Present a Fabulous SONGBOOK SUMMIT at 59E59 Theaters
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 6, 2017

Peter and Will Anderson, the brilliant musicians known as The Anderson Twins, have produced and created Songbook Summit at 59E59 Theaters with presentations that celebrate great American Songbook composers during the month of August. (more...)

Rumor Buster: Interlakes GYPSY Has In Fact Purchased Rights; The Show Will Go On!Rumor Buster: Interlakes GYPSY Has In Fact Purchased Rights; The Show Will Go On!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

After receiving a series of emails this morning about a rogue regional production of Gypsy, BroadwayWorld decided to investigate... (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SCBWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Aug 3, 2017

Trustus kicks off their Playwright's Festival, Columbia Children's Theatre does Cole Porter, and shows at Town and Chapin take their final bows in a busy weekend for Columbia theatre! (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Feature Michelle WilliamsAmerican Pops Orchestra to Feature Michelle Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA — Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra — have announced their all-star 2017-2018 season. The diverse line-up will include a tribute to legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin, a special evening combining yoga with the APO's favorite standards, a new family show based on the classic tale Around the World in 80 Days, and a program celebrating the wit of iconic songwriter Cole Porter. Unless otherwise noted, all shows are at the Orchestra's new home, Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street SW). Tickets to all shows are now on sale at www.AmericanPops.org. (more...)

Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium TheatreJonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: REALLY ROSIE begins at Encores! Off-Center and more! (more...)

Broadway and Las Vegas Star, Andrea Wolff, is a PRISONER OF LOVEBroadway and Las Vegas Star, Andrea Wolff, is a PRISONER OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Broadway, regional theater and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, brings a new cabaret show, "Prisoner of Love," to Metropolitan Room with four performances scheduled between August 23rd through December 2nd. The theme is love in all its guises, and Wolff, a skilled musical comedy performer who cut her teeth as Ermengarde in "Hello, Dolly!" on tour and Broadway, plays her theme both straight and for laughs. The superb repertoire is culled from Pop, (more...)

Andrea Wolff Will Be a 'PRISONER OF LOVE' at The Metropolitan RoomAndrea Wolff Will Be a 'PRISONER OF LOVE' at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Broadway, regional theater and Las Vegas star Andrea Bell Wolff brings a new cabaret show, 'Prisoner of Love,' to The Metropolitan Room, with four performances scheduled between August 23rd through December 2nd. (more...)

New Line Theatre Announces Season Tickets for the First Time!New Line Theatre Announces Season Tickets for the First Time!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," has announced that for the first time in its history, New Line is selling season tickets, for its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More to Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott at Feinstein's/54 BelowTony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More to Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson, Angel Desai and more in NEW WRITERS AT 54! THE SONGS OF SAM WILLMOTT on August 10th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MANFull Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/29/2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/29/2017. (more...)

InterAct Announces Two More Shows In 2017-18 SeasonInterAct Announces Two More Shows In 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Defy preconceptions. Both MJ Kaufman's SENSITIVE GUYS and Seth Rozin's HUMAN RITES take place in academic settings, and both attack pervasive social norms regarding sex and gender politics. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at In the Wings' ANYTHING GOES Playing Through SundayPhoto Flash: First Look at In the Wings' ANYTHING GOES Playing Through Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, sets sail with Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything Goes, with performances through July 30 at the historic Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)

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