Donna Summer News

 
Date Of Birth:
December 31, 1948
Date Of Death:
May 17, 2012 (63)
Birth Place:
Brookline, MA, USA
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Date of Birth: December 31, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2012 (63)
Birth Place: Brookline, MA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW's On This Day - December 14, 2018BWW's On This Day - December 14, 2018
by - Dec 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny LeonYale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: December 13, 2018Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: December 13, 2018
by BWW Special - Dec 13, 2018

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

REELZ Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning SeriesREELZ Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of '70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queenshows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with '70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation. (more...)

Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970sReelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of '70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queen shows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with '70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2018BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2018
by - Dec 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: Ross Petty's THE WIZARD OF OZ is Pure MagicBWW Review: Ross Petty's THE WIZARD OF OZ is Pure Magic
by Taylor Long - Dec 11, 2018

Ross Petty's panto is back and better than ever! THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Elgin Theatre is a loose adaption of the classic story with a modern/environmentally-conscious twist. Ross Petty's panto has become a staple of the Toronto theatre community, entertaining generations of audiences for over 20 years. It's a communal performance experience unlike any other and a holiday tradition you can't miss. (more...)

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to SUMMER Plus a Backstage Tour with Jared ZirilliBid Now on 2 Tickets to SUMMER Plus a Backstage Tour with Jared Zirilli
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

See the jukebox musical, The Donna Summer Musical, with 2 tickets, then go backstage with cast member Jared Zirilli in New York City. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: December 10-16, 2018What's Playing on Broadway: December 10-16, 2018
by BWW Special - Dec 10, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for December 10-16, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2018BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2018
by - Dec 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Lori Alan Joins VILLAIN: DeBlanks Benefit for God's Love We DeliverLori Alan Joins VILLAIN: DeBlanks Benefit for God's Love We Deliver
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Award-winning voice actor Lori Alan (Pearl Crabs on 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' Diane Simmons on 'Family Guy,' Pixar's upcoming Toy Story 4) joins the cast of Villain: DeBlanks' debut performance at the new Birdland Theater. She replaces previously announced Tony-nominee Brenda Braxton, who has withdrawn due to a schedule conflict. The one-night-only performance on Wednesday, December 12 promises an evening of laughs and surprises, and all proceeds will benefit God's Love We Deliver. (more...)

BWW Album Review: CAROLS FOR A CURE VOLUME 20 Brings Back Old Favorites for a Spectacular Collection of Holiday SongsBWW Album Review: CAROLS FOR A CURE VOLUME 20 Brings Back Old Favorites for a Spectacular Collection of Holiday Songs
by Marika O'Hara - Dec 6, 2018

Of the many traditions and events that occur during Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids' twice yearly collection periods, one of the sweetest and subtlest is the annual Carols For a Cure compilation album. The recent release marks the twentieth anniversary of the tradition, where the casts of a variety of currently running Broadway shows record a special holiday song to be included on the album. This years album the album includes ten bonus tracks of songs from previous Carols For a Cure albums as well as eighteen new songs from current Broadway casts. As with every Broadway Cares/Equity Fight Aids fundraiser, all proceeds from the sales of the album goes to the organization's charitable endeavors. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: December 6, 2018Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: December 6, 2018
by BWW Special - Dec 6, 2018

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

BWW Exclusive: Give the Gift of Broadway This Holiday Season with Items from BC/EFA!BWW Exclusive: Give the Gift of Broadway This Holiday Season with Items from BC/EFA!
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Dec 5, 2018

'It's December again? How did that happen? Where did 2018 go? And more importantly... how am I going to get all of my holiday shopping done?!' (more...)

BWW Review: Stephanie J. Block Dazzles With Power In Gutsy, Glitzy and Glam THE CHER SHOWBWW Review: Stephanie J. Block Dazzles With Power In Gutsy, Glitzy and Glam THE CHER SHOW
by Michael Dale - Dec 3, 2018

From the moment the houselights dim and the music cranks up on The Cher Show, Broadway's newest bio-musical, the message is clear. Surrender to the fabulousness ahead and brace yourself for a show just as gutsy, glitzy and glam as the icon it ravishingly celebrates. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Headed For Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Is GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Headed For Broadway?
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 29, 2018

According to the New York Post, the new musical The Girl From the North Country, is eyeing a limited Broadway run this winter. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: November 29, 2018Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: November 29, 2018
by BWW Special - Nov 29, 2018

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

Wake Up With BWW 11/29: Cody Simpson Begins Performances in ANASTASIA, and More!Wake Up With BWW 11/29: Cody Simpson Begins Performances in ANASTASIA, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 29, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Cody Simpson begins performances in Anastasia, and more! (more...)

Breaking: Last Dance! SUMMER Will Take Final Broadway Bow in December; National Tour Will Launch in 2019Breaking: Last Dance! SUMMER Will Take Final Broadway Bow in December; National Tour Will Launch in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical will close on Broadway Sunday, December 30, 2018. A North American Tour will launch on September 30, 2019, playing dozens of cities across the US and Canada, including Los Angeles, Nashville, Rochester, Washington DC and West Palm Beach. (more...)

Von Essen, Oscar, & More to Lead Reading of A NEWER WORLD Directed by Jerry MitchellVon Essen, Oscar, & More to Lead Reading of A NEWER WORLD Directed by Jerry Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

A Newer World, an original musical based on the Harvard Scandal of 1920, with a book by Grammy Award nominee Jonathan Sheffer, and score by Sheffer and acclaimed producer and songwriter Bruce Roberts [Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer duet 'No More Tears (Enough is Enough)'], will have an invitation-only reading on Thursday, December 6 at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue. With direction by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Pretty Woman), the reading will feature musical direction by Will Van Dyke (Pretty Woman). (more...)

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