Karen Carpenter News

Blackmore's Night Announces 'Winter Carol' With Three New SongsBlackmore's Night Announces 'Winter Carol' With Three New Songs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Ritchie Blackmore has been known worldwide for his guitar shredding in Deep Purple and Rainbow. He has also shown hints of his penchant for medieval music in both of those bands. (more...)

Cole Escola, Ute Lemper, Justin Sayre and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubCole Escola, Ute Lemper, Justin Sayre and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, tomorrow, September 13, through September 24. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Musical Theatre West's 65th Anniversary Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTSMusical Theatre West's 65th Anniversary Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Musical Theatre West celebrates its 65th Anniversary season with an outstanding line-up of classic and contemporary Broadway masterpieces, opening with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning production In the Heights, October 20 through November 5, 2017.  (more...)

The Music of the Carpenters Coming to Manchester Palace TheatreThe Music of the Carpenters Coming to Manchester Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Fans of the famous duo Richard and Karen Carpenter are in for a musical treat, when highly acclaimed concert style production The Carpenters Story comes to Manchester Palace Theatre on Sunday 1 October, showcasing all of their well-loved hits. (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next MonthLUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Southern California Remembers the CarpentersSouthern California Remembers the Carpenters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

???????Starring Singer Michelle Berting Brett Celebrates Music of the Top-Selling Band of the 1970's We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered, the definitive celebration of the seminal brother and sister duo the Carpenters in words and music, is set to return to Southern California for a one-night-only performance at The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in Cerritos, CA on Saturday night, September 16 at 8:00PM. Led by singer Michelle Berting Brett and accompanied by a live, seven-piece Nashville band directed by Harry Sharpe, the show re-creates the Carpenters' original sound, presenting an intimate behind-the-scenes portrait of one of the most successful recording acts of all time.   (more...)

BWW Review: WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED at Chastain Park AmphitheaterBWW Review: WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED at Chastain Park Amphitheater
by Justin Cole Adams - Jul 22, 2017

Michelle Berting Brett, after delivering passion for the iconic duo at Chastain Park, will return for a holiday show. (more...)

BWW Feature: WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED at Chastain Park AmphitheaterBWW Feature: WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED at Chastain Park Amphitheater
by Justin Cole Adams - Jul 12, 2017

Michelle Berting Brett stars in WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, a tribute that showcases the legacy and music of the Carpenters. (more...)

WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED to Play Chastain Park AmphitheatreWE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: CARPENTERS REMEMBERED to Play Chastain Park Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

'We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered,' a celebration of the Carpenters' legacy in words and music, is set for a one-night-only performance at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 15 at 8 p.m. as part of the 2017 Delta Live Nation Concert Series. (more...)

Matthew Floyd Jones to Bring RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU to UnderbellyMatthew Floyd Jones to Bring RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU to Underbelly
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Richard Carpenter is Close to You, written and performed by Matthew Floyd Jones, is coming to Underbelly (George Square) from 2-27 August 2017 (not August 15) at 5.20pm.  (more...)

Matthew Floyd Jones to Perform RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU at Underbelly FestivalMatthew Floyd Jones to Perform RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU at Underbelly Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

'Richard Carpenter was my very first musical inspiration growing up. It all started with him. And he's the only person who knows more about being the piano player in a duo with a wonderful female singer than me. It's the part I was born to play!' -Matthew Floyd Jones (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS & DOLLS and More Set for Musical Theatre West's 65th Anniversary SeasonIN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS & DOLLS and More Set for Musical Theatre West's 65th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Musical Theatre West celebrates its 65th Anniversary season with an outstanding line-up of classic and contemporary Broadway masterpieces. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 21, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 21, 2017
by - May 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/20/2017
by - May 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/20/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 20, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 20, 2017
by - May 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

98 Degrees' Drew Lachey to Star in Reading of New Musical BULLDOZER98 Degrees' Drew Lachey to Star in Reading of New Musical BULLDOZER
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Karen Carpenter directs 98 Degrees' Drew Lachey in upcoming readings of BULLDOZER on Monday, May 22 at 12:30 and 6:15. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Kansas City (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

William Inge Theater Festival Kicks Off with New Voices Award Winner Lauren GundersonWilliam Inge Theater Festival Kicks Off with New Voices Award Winner Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Acclaimed playwright Lauren Gunderson will be honored at the 36th William Inge Theater Festival as the Otis Guernsey New Voices Award winner.  The festival, which takes place every spring in Independence, Kansas, will celebrate her achievements during the four-day event happening April 19th - 22nd, 2017. (more...)

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