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San Francisco's BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Ends 45 Year Run This December Photo San Francisco's BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Ends 45 Year Run This December
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

It was announced today Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon-a beloved San Francisco institution and the longest running musical revue in the world-will give its final performances on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (New Year's Eve). Upon its closing, the show will have played a record-breaking 17,216 performances. 

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Tchaikovsky's IOLANTA In Season-Opening Performances Photo Chicago Opera Theater Presents Tchaikovsky's IOLANTA In Season-Opening Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) will kick off the 2018/2019 season with "Iolanta," a Chicago premiere of legendary composer P.I. Tchaikovsky's final opera. Internationally renowned and award-winning conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya will make her conducting debut as Chicago Opera Theater's Staley Music Director and set the tone for the season to come. Acclaimed stage director Paul Curran, known for his work at Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera Chicago and more, will shape the retelling of this joyous love-story, featuring an almost entirely Chicago-based cast including soprano Katherine Weber as Iolanta, and renowned Russian bass Mikhail Svetlov as Rene. The opening night and press performance takes place on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Studebaker Theater (410 S. Michigan Ave.) Additional performances will take place Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m.

JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT Set for Segerstrom This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert, January 19 - 21, 2017 in Samueli Theater. For three nights, six talented singers will take to the stage performing many of Jerry Herman's beloved musical numbers from Mame, Mack and Mabel, Hello, Dolly! and La Cage Aux Folles.

American Pops Orchestra Introduces 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' for Veteran's Day Featuring Claybourne Elder, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story tonight on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM.

Broadway Vets Head to D.C. for American Pops Orchestra's 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story on Veterans Day, tonight, November 11 at 8:00 PM.

JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT Set for Segerstrom This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert, January 19 - 21, 2017 in Samueli Theater. For three nights, six talented singers will take to the stage performing many of Jerry Herman's beloved musical numbers from Mame, Mack and Mabel, Hello, Dolly! and La Cage Aux Folles.

Broadway Vets Headed to D.C. for American Pops Orchestra's 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM.

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK to Receive Industry Reading Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The award-winning musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, based on the short story "A Letter to Harvey Milk" by Leslea Newman,  will enjoy an invite-only industry reading in New York City on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Times Square's Playroom Theatre. A Letter to Harvey Milk, has a book by Jerry James, Cheryl Stern and Laura I. Kramer, lyrics by Ellen M. Schwartz with additional lyrics by Cheryl Stern, and music by Laura I. Kramer, it has been musical directed, arranged and orchestrated by Ned Paul Ginsburg, and the reading will be directed by Evan Pappas (Performer: Parade, My Favorite Year).

Ron Raines, Jackie Burns & Greg Hildreth to Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO's production of MAN OF LA MANCHA will feature performances from Broadway's very best including Tony Award-nominee Ron Raines as Cervantes/Don Quixote, Greg Hildreth as Sancho and Jackie Burns as Aldonza.

Melissa Errico & More Set for Symphony Space's KURT WEILL ON BROADWAY Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Symphony Space opens its 2013-14 Music season with 'Kurt Weill on Broadway,' tonight, October 7 (8 pm) at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Weill's One Touch of Venus. Ted Chapin hosts a stellar cast featuring Melissa Errico, Brent Barrett, Judy Blazer, and Ron Raines, plus winners of the international Lotte Lenya Competition.

Melissa Errico and More Set for Symphony Space's KURT WEILL ON BROADWAY, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Symphony Space will open its 2013-14 Music season with 'Kurt Weill on Broadway,' Monday, October 7 (8 pm) at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The show takes place on the 70th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Weill's One Touch of Venus. Ted Chapin hosts a stellar cast featuring Melissa Errico, Brent Barrett, Judy Blazer, and Ron Raines, plus winners of the international Lotte Lenya Competition.

Michael Feinstein and Pasadena POPS Perform MGM Movie Classics at the Arboretum Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

Fresh off the heels with rave reviews for his conducting debut with the Pasadena POPS, Michael Feinstein returns to lead the orchestra in a performance celebrating the legendary films of MGM. Michael Feinstein's MGM Movie Classics tonight, July 13 features rare and stunning arrangements from the golden age of the silver screen, and the orchestra will be joined by guest vocalists Ron Raines, Christine Ebersole, the cast of Hollywood Revisited, and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy Tap Ensemble.

Michael Feinstein and Pasadena POPS to Perform MGM Movie Classics at the Arboretum, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Fresh off the heels with rave reviews for his conducting debut with the Pasadena POPS, Michael Feinstein returns to lead the orchestra in a performance celebrating the legendary films of MGM. Michael Feinstein's MGM Movie Classics on Saturday, July 13 features rare and stunning arrangements from the golden age of the silver screen, and the orchestra will be joined by guest vocalists Ron Raines, Christine Ebersole, the cast of Hollywood Revisited, and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy Tap Ensemble.

Kelli O'Hara and Ron Raines Featured on CD CELEBRATING THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, Set for Release 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

Celebrating the American Spirit, performed by Essential Voices USA (EVUSA) and conducted by Judith Clurman along with guest artists, Broadway stars Kelli O'Hara and Ron Raines and composer-arranger Larry Hochman, represents an American songbook for the 21st century.

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Ron Raines on Playing NEWSIES' Bad Guy, Earning a Tony Nom for FOLLIES, and More! Plus a First Look at Raines as Pulitzer!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 22, 2012

Newsies, the Tony® Award winning new American musical, has just welcomed 2012 Tony Award nominee Ron Raines as Joseph Pulitzer. In this edition, Richard chats with Ron about playing the villain, his favorite leading ladies, getting his start in opera and so much more! Plus, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look at Raines singing 'The Bottom Line' in NEWSIES. Click below to watch the full interview!

Kelli O'Hara and Ron Raines Featured on CD CELEBRATING THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, Set for Release 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2012

Celebrating the American Spirit, performed by Essential Voices USA (EVUSA) and conducted by Judith Clurman along with guest artists, Broadway stars Kelli O'Hara and Ron Raines and composer-arranger Larry Hochman, represents an American songbook for the 21st century.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Present EXHIBITION ROAD SHOW, July 28-Aug 5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2012

A unique and exciting new festival is coming to London this Summer: a festival for all ages and tastes; for music fans and art lovers, science aficionados and fashionistas, foodies and bookworms. The festival is set for 28 July - 5 August, 2012.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Present EXHIBITION ROAD SHOW, Now thru Aug 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

A unique and exciting new festival is coming to London this Summer: a festival for all ages and tastes; for music fans and art lovers, science aficionados and fashionistas, foodies and bookworms. The festival is set for today, 28 July - 5 August, 2012.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Present EXHIBITION ROAD SHOW, July 28-Aug 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

A unique and exciting new festival is coming to London this Summer: a festival for all ages and tastes; for music fans and art lovers, science aficionados and fashionistas, foodies and bookworms. The festival is set for 28 July - 5 August, 2012.

Conductor David Charles Abell Prepares For A Season of Sondheim
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2010

Conductor David Charles Abell has worked extensively, and to great acclaim, across the musical and operatic repertoire but only now is he directing his talent in any major way toward his fellow American, Stephen Sondheim, who turned 80 earlier this year.

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