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Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)

Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA

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Paul Taylor Dance Company Comes to The Moss Center With PROMETHEAN FIRE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 29, 2024

Experience the magic of dance as Paul Taylor Dance Company takes the stage at the Moss Center, showcasing the captivating performance of PROMETHEAN FIRE. Don't miss this mesmerizing spectacle.

LaChanze and More Set For Bay Area Cabaret's VENETIAN EVENINGS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2024

Bay Area Cabaret will present Venetian Evenings, a musical celebration paying homage to the world-famous Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco.

Exclusive: First Look At Tesori's & Lindsay-Abaire's Reimagined SHREK THE MUSICAL Tour
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 25, 2024

The all-new production of SHREK THE MUSICAL has officially embarked on a cross-country national tour and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look! Check out production photos here.

WHISPER DARKLY Concept Album Featuring Brad Oscar, Alli Mauzey & More Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2024

The concept album of the new immersive electro-swing musical Whisper Darkly is available in digial and streaming formats now.

The Nash Reveals $2.5 Million Expansion for Jazz in Downtown Phoenix
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2024

The Nash/Jazz in Arizona’s leadership has unveiled plans for an expanded center for jazz in downtown Phoenix, headquartered on Roosevelt Row.

Exclusive: Listen to 'We Make The Night' From WHISPER DARKLY
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2024

The new concept album for Whisper Darkly, the new electro-swing musical, is being released tomorrow, February 23. We have your exclusive first listen to the show’s opening number “We Make the Night” with vocals by Aléna Watters (The Cher Show) and the chorus. Check out the song here!

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Programming For April Engagement At Auditorium Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 20, 2024

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will returns to its Chicago home – the landmark Auditorium Theatre at 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive – for its 55th engagement, with six dynamic performances, April 17-21, 2024. Tickets, starting at $40, are now on sale at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | Auditorium Theatre.

27th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival to Take Place This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2024

Celebrate 110 Years of the Lyric Theatre at the 27th Annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival in Miami. Learn more bout the festival and see how to purchase tickets!

Review: DAVID JACKSON & DAVID WHITE: COTTON CLUB CONFIDENTIAL Salutes Famed Club at 54 Below
by Sharon Ellman - Feb 19, 2024

Patrons of 54 Below glimpsed a special piece of New York City history with its presentation of DAVID JACKSON & DAVID WHITE: COTTON CLUB CONFIDENTIAL on February 15, 2024.  Each a Broadway veteran in their own right, David Jackson and David White brought the famed ambiance of the Cotton Club of the 1920’s and 30’s to life in 21st century midtown Manhattan.

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents 7 Comedy, Jazz, Chamber Music, & Family Friendly Programs In March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2024

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents a lineup of seven comedy, jazz, chamber music, and family-friendly programs in March 2024. Don't miss out on these exciting events!

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to The Music Center Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2024

 The Music Center continues its 21st season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center with a seven-performance engagement by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Peter Frampton Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
by Michael Major - Feb 12, 2024

Peter Frampton has been nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, celebrating 60 years of touring. Fresh off the heels of his nationwide headline run last year, the 2024 tour will see the acclaimed artist playing at venues across North America, including a stop at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre.

Review: ALVIN AILEY - PROGRAM B at Opera House at The Kennedy Center
by Emily Berger - Feb 11, 2024

Thursday’s Ailey performance of Program B featured Century, a new work by Amy Hall Garner, her first for the company, 2019’s Ode by former company member Jamar Roberts, and Mr. Ailey’s juggernaut Revelations. 

Los Angeles Philharmonic Reveals 2024 Hollywood Bowl Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2024

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced the 2024 Hollywood Bowl summer season with performances at the world-renowned amphitheater in the Hollywood Hills from June to September 2024. Learn more about the lineup here!

New Jersey Symphony to Present Vivaldi's The Four Seasons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2024

The New Jersey Symphony will present Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, featuring Concertmaster Eric Wyrick as violin soloist.

Find Out Who Won at the 2024 GRAMMYS - Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2024

Find out who won at the GRAMMYs. Notable winners include Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA, Fred Again.., Shucked songwriter Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, Kylie Minogue, Billie Eilish for the Barbie soundtrack, and more.

Sankofa African American Theatre Company and Gamut Theatre Group Host Annual Black History Month Presentation
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2024

THE JACKSON ROOMING HOUSE: Music's Resting Place, opens Saturday, February 10 and plays through Sunday, February 25. The Friday and Saturday performance time is 7:30 pm. Sunday matinees are at 2:30 pm, at Gamut Theatre, 15 North 4th Street. 

New Jersey Symphony Performs 'Respect: A Tribute To Aretha Franklin'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2024

The New Jersey Symphony will present a concert dedicated to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, featuring Capathia Jenkins and three-time GRAMMY Award-nominee Ryan Shaw, with Lucas Waldin conducting.

Interview: Irley Vallejo of CARMELA FULL OF WISHES at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 29, 2024

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Irley Vallejo who is playing Carmela in 'Carmela Full of Wishes.'

Alyssa Fox & Hiba Elchikhe to Join DISNEY PRINCESS �" THE CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2024

New cast members are set to join the 2024 US dates of Disney Princess – The Concert, a celebration of the music of Disney’s iconic princesses performed by Broadway and West End stars.

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