Donna Summer News

 
Date of Birth: December 31, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2012 (63)
Birth Place: Brookline, MA, USA
Gender: Female
They Got the Beat! Meet the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS- Now in Previews!They Got the Beat! Meet the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 23, 2018

An inspired mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle's prophecy of doom. In order to save their beloved kingdom, the family embarks on an extravagant journey wrought with mistaken identities, jealous lovers, sexual awakening, scandal and self-discovery, where everything (and everyone) is not quite what it seems. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret Announces Matthew Morrison, Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel, LaChanze, and MoreBay Area Cabaret Announces Matthew Morrison, Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel, LaChanze, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Bay Area Cabaret announces its 15th Anniversary Season of shows, its ninth at the legendary Venetian Room (Fairmont Hotel 950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill). This season's stellar lineup features many performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of several favorites. It kicks off on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm with the San Francisco solo concert debut of Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe award-nominee Matthew Morrison (Glee, Hairspray, South Pacific, Finding Neverland). (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram!VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Head Over Heels Broadway with Ari Groover who took over our Instagram yesterday account to give you a behind the scenes look at the production as they continue their final week of tech ahead of their first performance Saturday! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 21, 2018Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 21, 2018
by BWW Special - Jun 21, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

BWW Feature: Emmy Award-winning composer MAC QUAYLE scores hits including 'American Horror Story' and 'Mr. Robot'BWW Feature: Emmy Award-winning composer MAC QUAYLE scores hits including 'American Horror Story' and 'Mr. Robot'
by Debbie Hall - Jun 21, 2018

Crime, drama, intrigue, and music have always been a staple of television and films. Emmy-winning composer Mac Quayle most recently scored the hit FX show, 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” He also released his original score soundtrack for the show that includes the haunting electronic and string track, 'Donatella.' Quayle won the Emmy for his score on USA Network's Golden Globe-winning suspense-thriller “Mr. Robot.” (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT, SPONGEBOB, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More to Perform at Broadway in Bryant ParkTHE BAND'S VISIT, SPONGEBOB, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More to Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park will return this summer! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks from Thursday, July 12 to Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation of open-air lunch hour performances featuring the best Broadway and Off-Broadway shows will be presented by your local Toyota Dealers, VISIT PHILADELPHIA and FUJIFILM Instax. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram Today!Social: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Go behind the scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS Broadway tomorrow (620) when Ari Groover takes over our Instagram account to give you a behind the scenes look at the production as they continue their final week of tech ahead of their first performance Saturday! (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram Tomorrow!Social: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Go behind the scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS Broadway tomorrow (620) when Ari Groover takes over our Instagram account to give you a behind the scenes look at the production as they continue their final week of tech ahead of their first performance Saturday! (more...)

Autumn Season On Stage Is Hotting Up At StoryhouseAutumn Season On Stage Is Hotting Up At Storyhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Hot on the heels of the royal visit last week from Her Majesty The Queen and The Duchess Of Sussex, Chester's Storyhouse announce their autumn season on stage, with a packed programme of unmissable events and entertainment. (more...)

BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT Raises Over $1.8 MillionBROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT Raises Over $1.8 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Broadway's hottest dancers and two explosively responsive audiences came together for a fierce and steamy evening of fun and sensational striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night, this year's record-breaking edition of the annual spectacular. (more...)

BWW Feature: 2018 SUMMER CABARET FESTIVAL at Venice TheatreBWW Feature: 2018 SUMMER CABARET FESTIVAL at Venice Theatre
by John Lariviere - Jun 17, 2018

Venice Theatre is once again turning its Pinkerton Theatre into Pinky's Cabaret for the sixth annual Summer Cabaret Festival with 20 different productions featuring some of the best cabaret acts in the state of Florida. Performances are July 13-Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with some late night performances. Tickets are $20. Venice Theatre is located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. in Venice, FL. For more information you may call the box office at 941-488-1115, or go on line to venicestage.com. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Broadway Bares All! The Most Memorable Moments of Broadway's Hottest NightPhoto Flashback: Broadway Bares All! The Most Memorable Moments of Broadway's Hottest Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will join in a flirty evening of fun, games and unparalleled striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night at 9:30 pm and midnight this Sunday, June 17, 2018. (more...)

IF SAND WERE STONE Announces Cast of Off-Broadway Debut as Part of 2018 New York Musical FestivalIF SAND WERE STONE Announces Cast of Off-Broadway Debut as Part of 2018 New York Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Creators Carly Brooke Feinman and Cassie Willson are thrilled to announce the casting for their original musical If Sand Were Stone, making its Off-Broadway debut this July as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) Next Link Project. Featuring original music by Ms. Willson and original book & lyrics by Ms. Feinman, If Sand Were Stone will play a 5-performance run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row beginning July 18, 2018. (more...)

Could TINA Be the Next Diva Musical to Hit Broadway?Could TINA Be the Next Diva Musical to Hit Broadway?
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 14, 2018

Could Tina Turner be the next diva to hit the Great White Way? Donna Summer has found a place on Broadway and joining her soon will be Cher in the upcoming musical The Cher Show. The New York Post seems to think that Tina could be next. (more...)

Stars from THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Ashley Park, and More to Appear at BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHTStars from THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Ashley Park, and More to Appear at BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will join in a flirty evening of fun, games and unparalleled striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night at 9:30 pm and midnight this Sunday, June 17, 2018.  (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 14, 2018Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 14, 2018
by BWW Special - Jun 14, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2018 Resident Theatre: Backyard Renaissance Theatre CompanyLa Jolla Playhouse Announces 2018 Resident Theatre: Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????La Jolla Playhouse is proud to announce Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company as its 2018/2019 Resident Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL, CAROUSEL, AVENUE Q and More Take the Stage in AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL, CAROUSEL, AVENUE Q and More Take the Stage in AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 12, 2018

Stephen DeAngelis continued his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE... on Monday, June 11th at The Green Room 42. (more...)

Photo Flash: Relive Broadway's Biggest Night- Highlights from the 2018 Tony Awards!Photo Flash: Relive Broadway's Biggest Night- Highlights from the 2018 Tony Awards!
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The American Theatre Wing's 72nd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network Sunday, June 10th, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

Tony Awards Video Roundup - All The Musicals!Tony Awards Video Roundup - All The Musicals!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Watch (or re-watch) all of last night's performances from the new musicals, including Mean Girls, Spongebob Squarepants, Frozen, Summer, and The Band's Visit, below! (more...)

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