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Howard Dietz Headshot
Date Of Birth:
September 08, 1896
Date Of Death:
July 30, 1983 (86)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Howard Dietz Headshot
Date of Birth: September 08, 1896
Date of Death: July 30, 1983 (86)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Rufus Wainwright Releases Cover of Judy Garland Classic 'Over The Rainbow' Photo Rufus Wainwright Releases Cover of Judy Garland Classic 'Over The Rainbow'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 27, 2021

The song’s release comes at the cusp of Pride Month and was recorded for the singer’s upcoming virtual concert event: Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Studios. That concert sees Wainwright performing his groundbreaking 2007 tribute to Judy Garland, Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall, in its entirety, live from Los Angeles’ famed Capitol Studios.

Rufus Wainwright Announces RUFUS DOES JUDY At Capitol Studios Photo Rufus Wainwright Announces RUFUS DOES JUDY At Capitol Studios
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2021

2x GRAMMY Award-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has announced plans for another landmark virtual concert event. Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Studios will see Wainwright performing his groundbreaking 2007 tribute to Judy Garland, Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall, in its entirety, live from Los Angeles' famed Capitol Studios.

Joe Chambers Releases SAMBA DE MARACATU Photo Joe Chambers Releases SAMBA DE MARACATU
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

On February 26, the venerated multi-instrumentalist and composer Joe Chambers will release Samba de Maracatu, a notable Blue Note Records return for a significant figure in the label’s history. The album’s Brazilian flavored title track “Samba de Maracatu,” is available today to stream or download.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES MISERABLES, HADESTOWN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Lea Salonga, plus the cast recording of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert, and a holiday album from the cast of Hadestown!

Wake Up With BWW 4/21: Non-Essential Events in NYC Cancelled Through June, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/21: Non-Essential Events in NYC Cancelled Through June, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2020

Today's top stories: non-essential events in NYC are cancelled through June, Wynn Las Vegas prepares new guidelines for re-opening, and more.

BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- Howard Dietz and Arthu Photo BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2020

Today, watch as he tells us all about Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz!

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents The Musical THE HIGH LIFE Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Presents The Musical THE HIGH LIFE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 2, 2019

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a tenth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage. This year three musicals will be presented: The High Life (Oct 18-19, 2019), The Apple Tree (Feb. 21-22, 2020), and I Can Get It For You Wholesale (April 17-18, 2020). This year's theme is a?oeBarbara, Barbara, Barbra,a?? named for the three women (Barbara Cook, Barbara Harris, and Barbra Streisand) who originated their roles in these three shows. The musicals, staged in a concert/cabaret style, are presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). 

The 20 Best Audition Songs for Baritones Photo The 20 Best Audition Songs for Baritones
by Aaron Kaburick - May 22, 2019

To get you started, here is a list of baritone audition songs: My Girlfriend Who Lives in Canada, I Don't Remember You, Good Thing Going, Shall We Dance, When I First Saw You, Tonight at Eight and She Loves Me, I'll Be Here, Shine on Your Shoes, and more!

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces The 2019-2020 Season Of Plays Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Announces The 2019-2020 Season Of Plays
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 67th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2019.  

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 67th Season Of Plays And Musicals Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 67th Season Of Plays And Musicals
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2019

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 67th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2019.  

Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents Let's Face the Music…The Timeless Songs of  Photo Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents Let's Face the Music…The Timeless Songs of Fred Astaire
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2018

On Sunday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m., Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents Let's Face the Music…The Timeless Songs of Fred Astaire featuring vocalists Danny Bacher and Alexis Cole, performing with an all-star jazz band led by Dr. Art Topilow on piano, with Aaron Weinstein on violin, Mike Lee on saxophone, Doug Clarke on guitar, Rudy Petschauer on percussion and Gary Mazzaroppi on bass. Special guests: two leading Broadway dancers, Cory Lingner ("On the Town," "American in Paris") and Eloise Kropp ("Dames at Sea," "CATS") choreographed by Gabriel Chajnik and Andrew Black.

ALL THE WAY: THE MUSIC OF JIMMY VAN HEUSEN & FRIENDS To Resound At Carnegie Hall's We Photo ALL THE WAY: THE MUSIC OF JIMMY VAN HEUSEN & FRIENDS To Resound At Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Venue On May 18th
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for 'All the Way: The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen & Friends,' an extraordinary concert event to be produced by The Mabel Mercer Foundation on Friday, May 18th at 7:30 p.m. The special, one-time-only performance will be offered at Weill Recital Hall (part of the Carnegie Hall complex) at 154 West 57th Street.

Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents A Fred Astaire Tribute Photo Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents A Fred Astaire Tribute
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2018

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) is celebrating the Fred Astaire songbook on Sunday, April 8 at 3 p.m. with star vocalists Danny Bacher and Alexis Cole, who recently appeared together at Carnegie Hall, and two leading Broadway dancers, Cory Lingner("On the Town," "American in Paris") and Eloise Kropp ("Dames at Sea," "CATS"), performing with an all-star jazz band led by Dr. Art Topilow on piano, with Aaron Weinstein on violin, Mike Lee on saxophone, Doug Clarke on guitar, Rudy Petschauer on percussion and Gary Mazzaroppi on bass.

Original Star of Broadway's COMPANY Steve Elmore Dies at 84 Photo Original Star of Broadway's COMPANY Steve Elmore Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Steve Elmore, an original cast member of Stephen Sondheim's ground-breaking musical 'Company' as well as a regular presence on Broadway for more than three decades, passed away recently in Florida at age 84, his wife Carolyn Marcell Elmore confirmed.

Mabel Mercer Foundation Receives Fund for Teens to Learn the Great American Songbook Photo Mabel Mercer Foundation Receives Fund for Teens to Learn the Great American Songbook
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Mabel Mercer Foundation announced this week that Adela and Larry Elow have established a $50,000 endowment fund, created specifically to 'encourage teenagers to learn and perform The Great American Songbook, as composed between the years 1900-1970.'

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Assistant Curator Annemarie van Roessel on the Designs of Jo Mielziner
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Mar 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Annemarie van Roessel, Assistant Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division on: The Designs of Jo Mielziner.

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow to Bring OVER THE RAINBOW to APAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC).

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow in Concert with OVER THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC).

Ken Bloom Wins Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for 'Shuffle Along' CD
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 13, 2017

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has won a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard CarlinIt's for Harbinger's Sissle and Blake Sing HUFFLE ALONG CD. This was Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of “Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club” was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album.

New Date and Complete Cast Announced for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

A cast of Broadway stalwarts will join Tony Award winning legend and international stage and film star Liliane Montevecchi in The Ziegfeld Society's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue, devised and directed by Walter Willison with musical direction and special musical arrangements by Mark York.

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