Ella Fitzgerald News

 
Date Of Birth:
April 25, 1918
Date Of Death:
June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place:
Newport News, VA, USA
Gender: Female
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Date of Birth: April 25, 1918
Date of Death: June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place: Newport News, VA, USA
Gender: Female
New Shows and Events Coming Up At The Kimmel in March 2018New Shows and Events Coming Up At The Kimmel in March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

See all the new shows and events coming up this March at The Kimmel! (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns To The Auditorium Theatre 3/7-11Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns To The Auditorium Theatre 3/7-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The internationally-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings six performances of inspiring, timely works to the Auditorium Theatre, the company's Chicago home for nearly half a century, on March 7-11. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emily Ramirez of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Belk TheaterBWW Interview: Emily Ramirez of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Belk Theater
by Linda Ann Watt - Jan 14, 2018

Emily Ramirez is starring in the role of Meg Giry. She is a very talented performer and she is exhilarating to watch. (more...)

BWW Review: THE RAT PACK-LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, Theatre Royal HaymarketBWW Review: THE RAT PACK-LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 13, 2018

The boys are back. Based on an imaginary night at the Sands Hotel, the three musical legends of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. come together to perform a show featuring banter, witty repartee and fantastic songs. Devised and directed by Mitch Sebastian, the well-known show The Rat Pack-Live From Las Vegas now returns to the Theatre Royal Haymarket, where it ran back in 2003. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Launches High Tea Live 2018Arts Centre Melbourne Launches High Tea Live 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Acclaimed Jazz-man Steve Sedergreen, Australian operatic soprano Antoinette Halloran and musical theatre star Melissa Langton are among the all-star line-up of performers in Arts Centre Melbourne's 2018 High Tea Live series. Previously known as Jazz High Tea, High Tea Live will see the musical program expand beyond jazz, including classical, cabaret, opera and Broadway as well as special sessions for families. The beloved Arts Centre Melbourne tradition, features a different act on the first Sunday of every month from March until December. The full program will be announced in April. (more...)

Coming Live to Twins Jazz!! Tim Whalen, Salim Washington, Benito Gonzalez and More!Coming Live to Twins Jazz!! Tim Whalen, Salim Washington, Benito Gonzalez and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Griffith Kazmierzcak, tpt Ben Frock, tpt Joe Herrara, tpt Chris Frick, pn Jim Hanna, prc Ian Trusheim, bs Kelton Norris, dm Warm the season up with Leo's Maximal Latin Jazz Trumpets!! Arrangements of the music of Tadd Dameron, Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown, original compositions, and more. Leo Maxey is a Baltimore area jazz trumpeter. Reared in Augusta, GA, he began his musical studies under the tutelage of his father Leonard Maxey, Sr. and Darian Washington and studied with the likes of local greats John Bradley, Michael Katterjohn, and Todd Jenkins. He holds tenure with the BCJO and has performed with artist to include the David Murray Baltimore Big Band, Frankie Ruiz, Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra, the Whitt Williams Big Band, The Four Tops, The Impressions, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and others. He studied with Alex Norris, Tim Murphy, Gary Thomas, Michael Formanek, Paul Bollenback, Russell Thomas, Robert Blaine, and Darcie Bishop. (more...)

DREAM A LITTLE SWING. UN TRIBUTO A BUBLE vuelve a MadridDREAM A LITTLE SWING. UN TRIBUTO A BUBLE vuelve a Madrid
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 11, 2018

El pr ximo mes de febrero vuelve DREAM A LITTLE SWING. UN TRIBUTO A BUBLE, espect culo homenaje a Michael Bubl por parte del actor y cantante lvaro Puertas, en dos pases los d as 10 y 17 en el Teatro Amaya. (more...)

Harlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring SeasonHarlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and features artists who #Disrupt, and take creative risk. They reflect the times via a range of artistic genres, offering audiences the chance to experience legendary performers and rising stars. (more...)

The Kennedy Center presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 2/6The Kennedy Center presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater marks its annual Kennedy Center engagement, February 6 11, with seven magnetic performances on the Opera House stage. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the company's performances include two D.C. debuts, three new productions, and a total of 10 works by a range of diverse choreographers. Alvin Ailey's American masterpiece Revelations will be performed as the finale for all seven programs. (more...)

Neil Diamond, Tina Turner & More to Receive Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement AwardNeil Diamond, Tina Turner & More to Receive Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Recording Academy announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, the Meters, Queen, and Tina Turner. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston presents ESTHER & JONAHArs Lyrica Houston presents ESTHER & JONAH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Ars Lyrica Houston presents the fourth concert of the 2017/2018 Artful Women season with Esther & Jonah in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center on Friday, February 16 at 7:30pm. Produced in collaboration with Bach Society Houston as part of the 2018 Houston Early Music Festival, this program comprises two concise music dramas from opposite ends of the 18th century: G. F. Handel's Esther (1718) and Samuel Felsted's Jonah (1775). (more...)

Leslie Uggams and Tommy Tune to Be Honored by TADA! Youth Theater at Annual GalaLeslie Uggams and Tommy Tune to Be Honored by TADA! Youth Theater at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

On March 5, 2018, TADA! Youth Theater will host its annual gala at Tribeca 360, located at 10 Desbrosses Street in Manhattan. This year's honorees will be Leslie Uggams and Tommy Tune. The evening will feature a cocktail hour, dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment from the TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble and Broadway stars, and many more great surprises. (more...)

2017 BWW Cabaret Awards: Carole J. Bufford Wins Best Show; Betty Buckley and Charles Busch Take Top Celeb Honors2017 BWW Cabaret Awards: Carole J. Bufford Wins Best Show; Betty Buckley and Charles Busch Take Top Celeb Honors
by Ashley Steves - Jan 8, 2018

The results are in for the sixth annual BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards! BroadwayWorld would like to extend congratulations to all of this year's winners and nominees in the 15 categories. (more...)

Nya Releases Sizzling 'Mania'  Video via Huffington PostNya Releases Sizzling 'Mania' Video via Huffington Post
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

The reflective, wistful tone of Let Go has been swept away; in its place, Nya brings heat, intensity, and danger. It's a testament to this artist's flexibility that both terrific songs exist, side by side, on the same five-song Mania EP (more...)

Cent Stage Co. Kicks Off New Year with Annual Thaw Music FestivalCent Stage Co. Kicks Off New Year with Annual Thaw Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Centenary Stage Company kicks off the New Year and the annual January Thaw Music Festival on Sunday, January 14 at 2 pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center with Freda Payne: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces Morning Melodies 2018 ProgramArts Centre Melbourne Announces Morning Melodies 2018 Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Popular opera and musical theatre star, David Hobson, international opera luminary Yvonne Kenny and Australian entertainment legend Normie Rowe are among the star-studded lineup for Arts Centre Melbourne's Morning Melodies 2018 program. The feel-good one hour concerts held each month at Hamer Hall will showcase an eclectic mix of celebrated Australian and international artists from the worlds of jazz, musical theatre, opera and dance. (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage At Kingsborough Announces 2018 Spring Performing Arts SeasonBrooklyn's On Stage At Kingsborough Announces 2018 Spring Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College presents its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs through May 19, 2018. (more...)

Harlem Stage to Celebrate the Centennial of Ella Fitzgerald at Special Winter BenefitHarlem Stage to Celebrate the Centennial of Ella Fitzgerald at Special Winter Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2017

On January 16, 2018 at 7:00pm, join Harlem Stage -- the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has been promoting the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color -- for a special winter benefit performance that will honor the life and work of Ella Fitzgerald. This intimate evening will feature jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater and singing sensation W McDonald, of The Voice fame, as they pay tribute to the legendary Ella Fitzgerald in honor of her centennial. In the spirit of the best traditions in jazz, both of these artists will perform their own inimitable interpretations of the songs made famous by Ella. (more...)

Anatomy of A Showtune: Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine's 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'Anatomy of A Showtune: Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine's 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 25, 2017

In 1944, MGM debuted a new family classic for the ages. Centering on the Smith family of St. Louis, Missouri, the musical Meet Me in St. Louis follows a year in the life of the large, tight-knit clan as they navigate an auspicious year in the city's history. Going season by season, the film's focus is set on the Smith's eager anticipation the arrival of the World's Fair in their beloved hometown. (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS Opens at TheaterWorks 1/18CONSTELLATIONS Opens at TheaterWorks 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne will run January 18 through February 18, 2018 (note date change). CONSTELLATIONS is the 2nd show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season. (more...)

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