NJPAC Presents Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES NJPAC Presents Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies starting Thursday, March 21, 2019 - Saturday, March 23, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: GENE KELLY ~ THE LEGACY - AN ENDEARING EVENING WITH PATRICIA WARD KELLY -  at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts BWW Review: GENE KELLY ~ THE LEGACY - AN ENDEARING EVENING WITH PATRICIA WARD KELLY - at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 26, 2018

Everyone knows who Gene Kelly is, but after seeing this wonderful tribute to the many sides of him, you can't help but feel love in your heart for what he accomplished, how he felt about life, love and happiness, work, and for the amazing gifts he gave to all of us. (more...)

Columbus State University To Honor Mercedes Ellington With Lifetime Achievement Award In Dance Columbus State University To Honor Mercedes Ellington With Lifetime Achievement Award In Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Columbus State University 's College of the Arts will present renowned dancer/choreographer/actress Mercedes Ellington with its 2017 "Lifetime Achievement Award in Dance" at CSU's annual BROADWAY BALL on Friday, December 1 in Columbus, GA. The announcement was made by Karyn Tomsczak, the Viki Jiles Flanagan Distinguished Chair in Dance in CSU's Department of Theatre. (more...)

Mercedes Ellington To Receive Lifetime Achievement in Dance Award from Columbus State University Mercedes Ellington To Receive Lifetime Achievement in Dance Award from Columbus State University
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Columbus State University 's College of the Arts will present renowned dancer/choreographer/actress Mercedes Ellington with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award in Dance at CSU's annual BROADWAY BALL on Friday, December 1 in Columbus, GA. The announcement was made by Karyn Tomczak, the Viki Jiles Flanagan Distinguished Chair in Dance in CSU's Department of Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: 42ND STREET at North Shore Music Theatre - What Did The Critics Think? Review Roundup: 42ND STREET at North Shore Music Theatre - What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

42ND STREET runs at North Shore Music Theatre through November 12, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Father and Son Make Stand-Up Comedy History with their Return to Atlantic City Father and Son Make Stand-Up Comedy History with their Return to Atlantic City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Comedy legend Dick Capri and son, acclaimed comedian Jeff Capri, return to the Comedy Club at the Borgata Hotel & Casino to appear on the same show for the second time. (more...)

Father and Son Make Stand-Up Comedy History with their Return to Atlantic City Father and Son Make Stand-Up Comedy History with their Return to Atlantic City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Comedy legend Dick Capri and son, acclaimed comedian Jeff Capri, return to the Comedy Club at the Borgata Hotel & Casino to appear on the same show for the second time. (more...)

Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

Tremaine Dance Convention and Competition Celebrates 35 Years With Tour, Book, Documentary, Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Based in Los Angeles, the internationally recognized Tremaine Dance Convention and Competition celebrates 35 years of inspiring young dancers with its continuing 2015-2016 National Touracross the United States, a star-studded 35th Annual Convention Gala Event and National Finals this summer in Orlando, a new book expected in June 2016, and the upcoming Behind the Curtain documentary scheduled for completion in 2017. Led by legendary and very busy choreographer/dance educator/performer Joe Tremaine, one of the most influential dance personalities in the country today, the innovative annual convention includes master dance classes with professional teachers/choreographers and competitive opportunities in approximately 24 U.S. cities for over 50,000 dancers each year from across the United States and around the world. Tremaine is well-known in the industry for performing, choreographing, and/or teaching dance to scores of celebrities including Paula Abdul, Christina Applegate, Cher, Helen Hunt, Gene Kelly, and Diana Ross, to name just a few. For additional information, please seehttp://www.tremainedance.com. (more...)

Mercedes Ellington & Lee Roy Reams Set for ON TAP! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

Legacy 36, LLC in association with The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ON TAP!: From Broadway To The Silver Screen, a song and dance show celebrating tap dancing stars, styles and traditions starring The Legacy Dancers: A Line of Former Rockettes with guest stars Mercedes Ellington and Lee Roy Reams tonight, March 14th. ON TAP! is co-produced, directed and choreographed by Mary Six Rupert and Karyn Tomczak. (more...)

Mercedes Ellington & Lee Roy Reams Set for ON TAP!, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Legacy 36, LLC in association with The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ON TAP!: From Broadway To The Silver Screen, a song and dance show celebrating tap dancing stars, styles and traditions starring The Legacy Dancers: A Line of Former Rockettes with guest stars Mercedes Ellington and Lee Roy Reams on Saturday, March 14th. ON TAP! is co-produced, directed and choreographed by Mary Six Rupert and Karyn Tomczak. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 TAP! The Tapping Continues - Honoring the Rockettes and the June Taylor Dancers
by Mary Callahan - Mar 8, 2013

Dancers Over 40 is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that celebrates the lives and legacies of dancers and choreographers. 'DO40 was created as a not-for-profit organization to provide a community of support in response to the fiscal - as well as physical - needs of mature dancers, choreographers and related artists. Its goals are to seek educational opportunities, present seminars, showcases, film nights, socials and panel discussions on topics important to mature dancers concerned about their ability to live and work in a creative environment and continue the legacy to those dancers about to begin their journey.' On March 4th DO40 hosted 'TAP! The Tapping Continues' at New York City's St. Luke's Theatre. The evening honored the toe-tapping legacies: the Radio City Rockettes and June Taylor Dancers. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 Presents TAP! Part Two! Honoring the Rockettes & June Taylor Dancers Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

TAP!, Part Two! continues Dancers Over 40's examination of the art form that America loves. For those watching TV in the mid 50's, 60's and 70's, choreographer June Taylor was the lady with the precision dance team seen on the Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason shows on a weekly basis. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Gabriela Zucckero Shares the Stage with The Rockettes and June Taylor Dancers in TAP! PART TWO!
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2013

The prestigious Dancers Over 40's Ensemble comprised of Radio City Music Hall's The Rockettes and the June Taylor Dancers announces the debut of their performance TAP! Part Two! on March 4(th), 2013 at 8PM at St. Luke's Theatre in New York. Donating the evening's performance to the archives at Lincoln's Center Library of the Arts, this historical event will also introduce dance performances by rising star, 14-year-old Gabriela Zucckero from Sewickley, PA. Gabriela, with over 11 years of dance training at the Karen Prunzik Dance Studio, was hand-picked to be a part of the evening's historical repertoire of dance. Check out the video below! (more...)

Dancers Over 40 Presents TAP! Part Two! Honoring the Rockettes and the June Taylor Dancers, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

TAP!, Part Two! continues Dancers Over 40's examination of the art form that America loves. For those watching TV in the mid 50's, 60's and 70's, choreographer June Taylor was the lady with the precision dance team seen on the Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason shows on a weekly basis. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DLU Theatre's HAIRSPRAY Delivers Exactly What You Want In Musical Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 4, 2011

You can hardly swing a cat in Nashville without hitting someone in costume as Edna Turnblad or her dancing progeny Tracy, so popular has the show become with local theaterati. But, truth be told, if I never live to see another Hairspray, I can now die a happy man: Because I saw director/choreographer Justin Boccitto's exceptional, extraordinary and exhilarating take on the show, starring a phenomenal cast of Lipscomb University theatre students who so brilliantly bring the now-iconic characters of 1962 Baltimore to life with thorough commitment and so much energy you can't help but leave the theater with a spring in your step and a song in your heart. (more...)

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Announces Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2010

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Events from February 22-28, 2010 (more...)

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Announces Feb 2010 Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2010

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem's February 2010 schedule of events are chock full of choices for all from newcomers to the music to seasoned fans of music. (more...)

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Announces Their February Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2010

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem's February 2010 schedule of events are chock full of choices for all from newcomers to the music to seasoned fans of music. (more...)

DANCING ON AIR Mon. 10/25 - A Dance Tribute To Television
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2004

Just a few days away for the Career Transition For Dancers - the10th Gala Anniversary - Rolex presents DANCING ON AIR: A Dance Tribute to Television this coming Monday, October 25th at 7:00 pm at City Center, 131 West 55 Street (bet. 7 & 6 Ave) New York City. (more...)