Cole Porter News

 

Cole Porter News

Date of Birth: June 09, 1891
Date of Death: October 15, 1964 (73)
Gender: Male
Melbourne Season Announced for A FINE ROMANCE: THE MAGIC OF FRED ASTAIREMelbourne Season Announced for A FINE ROMANCE: THE MAGIC OF FRED ASTAIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

After playing to full houses and dazzling crowds across Australia, finally Melbourne audiences will get the chance to see A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire at Chapel off Chapel from 10 October 2017 for a strictly limited season. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents KISS ME KATEBroadHollow Theatre Company presents KISS ME KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes high jinks, KISS ME, KATE combines the irreverent humor of two brilliant writers: Cole Porter and William Shakespeare. Musical numbers include "So In Love," "Wunderbar," "Tom, Dick or Harry," "Too Darn Hot," "Brush Up Your Shakespeare," "I Hate Men," "Always True to You (In My Fashion)" and "Another Op'nin, Another Show." (more...)

BWW Cabaret's PUTTING IT TOGETHER: GUTLESS & GRATEFUL - Finding the Songs & StoriesBWW Cabaret's PUTTING IT TOGETHER: GUTLESS & GRATEFUL - Finding the Songs & Stories
by Cabaret Creators - Jun 30, 2017

This post is part of PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a new monthly series of narratives from artists putting together cabaret shows in New York. Each edition will be written (or told to BroadwayWorld) by the show's creator, and consists of three to four parts about the show's conception, creative process, and execution. (more...)

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

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

SONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 TheatersSONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome 59E59 favorites Peter & Will Anderson with SONGBOOK SUMMIT, featuring the music of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers. (more...)

Official: Ted Chapin Curates 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff, Lynn Ahrens and MoreOfficial: Ted Chapin Curates 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff, Lynn Ahrens and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

92Y announces Ted Chapin, President & Chief Creative Officer of Rodgers & Hammerstein, will serve in the newly created role of Producer of Lyrics & Lyricists, beginning next season. For nearly five decades, L&L has been at the forefront of exploring and sharing the best of the American Songbook, and this opens a new chapter. (more...)

FSLC Announces 'Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York', Coming This JulyFSLC Announces 'Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York', Coming This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York, a retrospective of the late cinematographer, July 28 - August 3. (more...)

BWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS at Wheatsheaf HotelBWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS at Wheatsheaf Hotel
by Barry Lenny - Jun 28, 2017

Be sure to catch this amazing singer next time she is in town. (more...)

Unitard, Adrienne Truscott, 2SCOOPS and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's PubUnitard, Adrienne Truscott, 2SCOOPS and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances running June 28 - July 9, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIESRuth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces Second Peroformance of 110 YEARS OF BROADWAYRuth Eckerd Hall Announces Second Peroformance of 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces 110 Years Of Broadway - back for its annual celebration of Broadway's greatest songs from its finest shows, the most successful touring Broadway concert in America - has added a second show on Monday, March 12 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 30 at noon. A limited number of tickets for the performance on Monday, March 12 at 1 pm are available. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD's Nancy Anderson Makes Her Feinstein's/54 Below Debut Next MonthSUNSET BOULEVARD's Nancy Anderson Makes Her Feinstein's/54 Below Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Let Nancy Anderson take you back to a time when speakeasies were born and jazz was king. With Ross Patterson and his little big band, Nancy, fresh off Broadway's Sunset Boulevard (where she understudied Glenn Close), revisits her critically acclaimed debut album Ten Cents a Dance in a nightclub -- Feinstein's/54 Below -- uniquely appropriate to her quintessential jazz-age take on enduring classics by Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Berlin, and the Artie Shaw Orchestra. (more...)

Celebrate July 4th at Open Air Theatre with STARS 'N STRIPES Musical RevueCelebrate July 4th at Open Air Theatre with STARS 'N STRIPES Musical Revue
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

A Fourth of July tradition returns to the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre stage with 'Stars 'n Stripes' a salute to America. Set for three performances, 'Stars 'n Stripes' will be performed on Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces 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. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETYPhoto Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 17/18 season with Cole Porter's sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY, July 12-29 in the Garvin Theatre.  (more...)

WINSOR! A Cleveland Cabaret AnnouncedWINSOR! A Cleveland Cabaret Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Musical Theater Project will produce "Winsor! A Cleveland Cabaret," based on the life of legendary local media personality Winsor French, at 7 PM on Thursday, July 6 and Sunday, July 9 at Nighttown in Cleveland Heights. (more...)

SSTI Presents ANYTHING GOES, Opening this FridaySSTI Presents ANYTHING GOES, Opening this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

SSTI's tenth anniversary season sets sail with the Cole Porter classic hit musical, "Anything Goes." The Tony Award-winning musical comedy features a classic love story told by a cast of eclectic passengers sailing aboard the luxurious S.S. American. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SeriesRuth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

Joe Hartman to Bring CATHY DRESDEN: OLD FASHIONED GIRL to The Metropolitan RoomJoe Hartman to Bring CATHY DRESDEN: OLD FASHIONED GIRL to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Cathy Dresden (played by Joe Hartman), will take the stage at The Metropolitan Room this summer in 'An Old Fashioned Girl,' directed by Daniel Adams, with Michael Hicks on the piano and accordion. (more...)

ABT's Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside to Dance at Lincoln Center's MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWINGABT's Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside to Dance at Lincoln Center's MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Cassandra Trenary and Principal Dancer James Whiteside will be special guests at Lincoln Center's annual Midsummer Night Swing on Friday, June 30. (more...)

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