Ella Fitzgerald News

 
Date Of Birth:
April 25, 1918
Date Of Death:
June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place:
Newport News, VA, USA
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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
IN THE MOOD, A 1940's Musical Revue Comes to Lincoln TheatreIN THE MOOD, A 1940's Musical Revue Comes to Lincoln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

In The Mood, a 1940's musical revue featuring singers, dancers and a 13-piece orchestra, takes the stage at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater for two performances on Sunday, September 9, 2018, with a matinee at 2 pm and evening performance at 7 pm. Complete with the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra and the In The Mood Singers & Dancers, a nostalgic atmosphere transports the audience back in time - a time when everyone was singing and dancing to the same kind of music. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for REMEMBERING THE LATIN CASINOTickets On Sale Now for REMEMBERING THE LATIN CASINO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the Sunday, October 14 performance of 'Remembering The Latin Casino: Eddie Bruce and The Swinging Band,' an eagerly-anticipated reprise of last year's headline-making show that celebrated Philadelphia's fabled showplace. 'Remembering The Latin,' with special guest-'La Chanteuse de Jazz,' Paula Johns-will take place at Drexel University's Mandell Theatre, 33rd and Chestnut Street, on Sunday, October 14 at 3pm. (more...)

BWW TV: Ruby Lewis Croons in MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL at the Composer's ShowcaseBWW TV: Ruby Lewis Croons in MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL at the Composer's Showcase
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2018

Marilyn! The New Musical, an original musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe recently made its world premiere in Las Vegas. The show will opened at Paris Las Vegas on June 1, just in time for Marilyn's birthday. Get a peek at the production below as star Ruby Lewis performs the 11 o'clock number! (more...)

Birdland Announces August 2018 ScheduleBirdland Announces August 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Internationally Renowned Singer Barb Jungr And Grammy & Emmy Award Winner John McDaniel Return To The RRazz Room in AugustInternationally Renowned Singer Barb Jungr And Grammy & Emmy Award Winner John McDaniel Return To The RRazz Room in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

???????Internationally renowned singer Barb Jungr and Grammy & Emmy award winner John McDaniel are together again with their newest collaboration: Float Like A Butterfly - The Sting Songbook. This collection has audiences and critics glowing. The pair continue to have worldwide success with live concerts and the CD of their Beatles collection, Come Together, available worldwide. This new show features some of Sting's best known and also lesser known songs, with Jungr as always bringing new meaning to classics "Fields of Gold", "Message in a Bottle" & "Englishman in New York", with McDaniel's nonpareil musicality, harmonies and her radiant humor. (more...)

Fatima Jones Tapped To Lead Apollo Theater Communications TeamFatima Jones Tapped To Lead Apollo Theater Communications Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Announced today, arts PR executive and cultural strategist Fatima Jones will join the legendary Apollo Theater as the Senior Director of Public Relations and Communications to lead their communications and social media team. Starting on July 9, Jones will work closely with the organization's leadership team, raising awareness and buzz for the legendary theater's range of artistic and community programs. (more...)

Seattle Opera Presents PORGY AND BESSSeattle Opera Presents PORGY AND BESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

???????When you think of the song, "Summertime," perhaps you hear the elegant Ella Fitzgerald-or the earthy Janis Joplin-singing in your mind. But, while many great covers exist, there's nothing like experiencing the song where "fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high," as Gershwin first wrote it: for the powerful voice of an opera singer. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Announces Co-Production with Baltimore Center Stage and Congo Square Theatre Company in Association with The Apollo TheaterMosaic Theater Company Announces Co-Production with Baltimore Center Stage and Congo Square Theatre Company in Association with The Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The eighth and final production of Mosaic Theater Company's upcoming fourth season will be Twisted Melodies, a critically acclaimed one-man show about the life and music of troubled genius Donny Hathaway performed by the multi-talented Kelvin Roston Junior. Twisted Melodies is being produced by Baltimore Center Stage and Congo Square Theatre Company in association with The Apollo Theater and Mosaic in a unique three-city co-production. (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Returns To CCCA With Showcase Of Black Nightlife And Entertainment In 1960s AmericaON KENTUCKY AVENUE Returns To CCCA With Showcase Of Black Nightlife And Entertainment In 1960s America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Historic Club Harlem will roar back to life as City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents a special three-week return engagement of On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Famed Club Harlem at Aaron Davis Hall in New York beginning on Thursday, July 12. The show, which thrilled audiences when it premiered at Aaron Davis Hall in 2016, offers viewers a glimpse inside the celebrated nightclub that was the center of nightlife in Atlantic City's segregated Northside beginning in the 1930s. On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Famed Club Harlem was created by Jeree Wade, written by Adam Wade and Ty Stephens, and directed by Lee Summers. (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...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eva NoblezadaBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eva Noblezada
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 22, 2018

Today's subject, Eva Noblezada, made a huge splash in the West End a few years back in the revival of Miss Saigon, playing the coveted role of Kim. This was after being discovered at the Jimmy Awards, which recognizes excellence in high school theatre across the United States. Eva then went into Les Miserables on the West End before reprising Kim in Miss Saigon on Broadway. That performance garnered her a well-deserved Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. (more...)

The Apollo Theater Announces Two New PerformancesThe Apollo Theater Announces Two New Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The Apollo Theater today announced that it will bring to its iconic stage two new performances that continue its commitment to articulating and projecting the African American narrative through arts and culture.  In October 2018, The Apollo will celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud," the Godfather of Soul James Brown's seminal Black Power anthem, with the premiere of Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud at 50 under the musical direction of six-time GRAMMY®- Award-winner Christian McBride.  In May of 2019, in a co-production between The Apollo, Baltimore Center Stage, and Mosaic Theater, Kelvin Roston Jr. will pay homage to Donny Hathaway in the New York premiere of the one man play Twisted Melodies.  Tickets for both productions will go on sale July 1st. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Los Angeles (more...)

Georgia Anne Muldrow Releases New Single OVERFLOW via BrainfeederGeorgia Anne Muldrow Releases New Single OVERFLOW via Brainfeeder
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

An excited Flying Lotus shared news of Georgia Anne Muldrow's signing to Brainfeeder earlier this year, prompting knowing smiles and ripples of anticipation amongst fans and commentators who recognised the perfect symbiosis of their musical pathways, heritage and spirituality. (more...)

Arcola Announces 2018 Grimeborn Opera FestivalArcola Announces 2018 Grimeborn Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Arcola Theatre has announced the 17-strong line up of productions in this year's Grimeborn Opera Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER SUMMER 2018 ENGAGEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY at Lincoln CenterBWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER SUMMER 2018 ENGAGEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY at Lincoln Center
by Tracy Hopkins - Jun 19, 2018

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's latest seven-performance stint at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts reinforced that the beloved company brings an unrivaled level of artistry and athleticism to everything they do – from classical ballet to jazz and contemporary. (more...)


by David Sousa Lopes - Jun 17, 2018

This Friday, 15 June, Luxembourg saw its capital host the festival known as Fete de la Musique, a national event that lasts six days and which welcomes to the streets countless musicians and bands. Most of the performances took place in the centre of Luxembourg City, yet four other neighbourhoods had their own points of interest, bringing the total number of stages up to twenty-six. The Grand Duchy might be small but, for what it lacks in size, it makes up in a vibrant and outgoing international community. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical® to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202. (more...)

Rose Mallett Performs A Tribute To Sarah Vaughan With 'Songs Of Sarah'Rose Mallett Performs A Tribute To Sarah Vaughan With 'Songs Of Sarah'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

From Palm Springs, CA, to the Big Apple, New York City, jazz vocalist, Rose Mallett, will honor and perform a tribute to the life and music of legend, Sarah Vaughan, in a one-woman theatre production, 'Songs of Sarah' at the Triad Theater, Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $25 and advance tickets can be posted at triadnyc.com. (more...)

Royal Danish Ballet & Ragamala Dance Company Open Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2018Royal Danish Ballet & Ragamala Dance Company Open Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Minneapolis-based Ragamala Dance Company opens the 2018 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival with a vibrant, contemporary take on the South Indian classical dance form Bharatnatyam in the Doris Duke Theatre, June 20-24. Praised for a "visionary approach to an ancient art form" (Dance Magazine), Artistic Directors and Doris Duke Performing Artist Awardees Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy honor the legacy of legendary Smt. Balasaraswati in an opening solo performance and present the evening-length work Written in Water, featuring a live ensemble of internationally celebrated musicians. (more...)

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