Date of Birth: January 11, 1955 (64)
Birth Place: Hempstead, TX, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's COOKIN' AT THE COOKERYPhoto Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY announces the fifth and final show of its 2017-2018 Season, a musical about the extraordinary life of an extraordinary woman. Infused with jazz and blues, COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY: The Music And Times Of Alberta Hunter is written, directed and choreographed by Marion J. Caffey with music direction by George Caldwell. (more...)

BWW Previews: COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY: THE MUSIC AND TIMES OF ALBERTA HUNTER at Ensemble Theatre CompanyBWW Previews: COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY: THE MUSIC AND TIMES OF ALBERTA HUNTER at Ensemble Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - Jun 4, 2018

This music-infused interpretation of the Alberta Hunter's life is a true American rags-to-riches success story. Hunter, a jazz and blues singer, achieved critical and commercial acclaim in the 1920s-50s. In the late 1950s, she abruptly abandoned music to become a nurse. Several decades later, Hunter retired from nursing and returned to the stage for a two-week engagement at renowned New York blues bar, The Cookery. At age 82, this jazz legend rekindled the public's love for her powerful voice and spirit-her two-week stint at the Greenwich Village nightclub stretched into a multi-year, late-in-life comeback. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Company Presents Musical COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY: THE MUSIC AND TIMES OF ALBERTA HUNTEREnsemble Theatre Company Presents Musical COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY: THE MUSIC AND TIMES OF ALBERTA HUNTER
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the fifth and final show of its 2017-2018 Season, a musical about the extraordinary life of an extraordinary woman. Infused with jazz and blues, COOKIN' AT THE COOKERY: The Music And Times Of Alberta Hunter, written, directed and choreographed by Marion J. Caffey with music direction by George Caldwell, begins previews on Thursday, June 7, opens on Saturday, June 9, and runs through Sunday, June 24, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's THE CITY OF CONVERSATIONPhoto Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

PRiMA Theatre Brings TICK, TICK...BOOM! to Lancaster
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick...Boom!. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. (more...)

Apollo Theater to Hold Amateur Night Auditions in NYC, Philly and D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. (more...)

Eryn Murman, Jason Hite and Their Band 5j Barrow are the Winners of WNYC's Final Ultimate Battle of The Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Actors by day and Folk-Rock Stars by night.. Eryn Murman and Jason Hite's Band 5j Barrow just became the official Winners of the WNYC's Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs. Hundreds of musical acts entered the competition and 5j Barrow went on to win the Manhattan battle a few months ago at The Greenespace. The final battle was held on Friday, June 27th against the other borough winners and 5j BARROW took the crown to become WNYC's # 1, 2014 Ultimate Battle Winners of NYC! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Apollo Amateur Night 'Soul Night'
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 10, 2013

The Apollo Theater had a 'Soul Night' event for one of their weekly Wednesday Amateur Nights and the audience was enthusiastic about the talented performers. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Stephanie Pope of 'Pippin'
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 29, 2013

Stephanie worked with Fosse back in the '80s, and has come out of semi-retirement to dance Fosse-style again (and understudy the lead role) in the Tony-winning revival. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Broadway Amateur Night at The Apollo Features Talented Vocalists
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 25, 2013

Broadway was the theme for Wednesday night's Amateur Night at the Apollo. Bill and Jennie Harney were guest co-hosts and graciously introduced the many talented vocal competitors. (more...)

BWW Review: Amateur Night Opens 2013 Season at The Apollo
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 8, 2013

Amateur Night at The Apollo Theater opened this season to an enthusiastic, sold-out audience. (more...)

Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway Panel 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2010

On Monday, November 8, 2010, Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway, a free panel discussion highlighting backstage careers in theatre, will take place at the Apollo Theater, presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, the Apollo Theater Education Program, and the Broadway League. (more...)

Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway Panel 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2010

On Monday, November 8, 2010, Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway, a free panel discussion highlighting backstage careers in theatre, will take place at the Apollo Theater, presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, the Apollo Theater Education Program, and the Broadway League. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Presents African American Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2010

Victoria Theatre Association is proud to present the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival, showcasing the depth and breadth of arts experiences emanating from the African-American community. (more...)

Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway Panel 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2010

On Monday, November 8, 2010, Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway, a free panel discussion highlighting backstage careers in theatre, will take place at the Apollo Theater, presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, the Apollo Theater Education Program, and the Broadway League. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Presents African American Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2010

Victoria Theatre Association is proud to present the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival, showcasing the depth and breadth of arts experiences emanating from the African-American community. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2010

Marion J. Caffey's 3 Mo' Divas will be live again at the Apollo Theater but this time, in the Up Close & Personal setting of the Apollo Theater's 3rd floor Sound Stage. This wonderfully intimate performance space (150 seats) will have you face to face with three of the most powerful and versatile voices on the planet. Singing music from their PBS TV Special and from their NAACP Image Award Nominated CD...and Mo'. This is the Divas 3rd time playing the Apollo, but their first time in this intimate setting. New York audiences will feel like the Divas are in their own living room. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

Marion J. Caffey's 3 Mo' Divas will be live again at the Apollo Theater but this time, in the Up Close & Personal setting of the Apollo Theater's 3rd floor Sound Stage. This wonderfully intimate performance space (150 seats) will have you face to face with three of the most powerful and versatile voices on the planet. Singing music from their PBS TV Special and from their NAACP Image Award Nominated CD...and Mo'. This is the Divas 3rd time playing the Apollo, but their first time in this intimate setting. New York audiences will feel like the Divas are in their own living room. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

Marion J. Caffey's 3 Mo' Divas will be live again at the Apollo Theater but this time, in the Up Close & Personal setting of the Apollo Theater's 3rd floor Sound Stage. This wonderfully intimate performance space (150 seats) will have you face to face with three of the most powerful and versatile voices on the planet. Singing music from their PBS TV Special and from their NAACP Image Award Nominated CD...and Mo'. This is the Divas 3rd time playing the Apollo, but their first time in this intimate setting. New York audiences will feel like the Divas are in their own living room. (more...)

3 MO' DIVAS Return to Apollo Theater on December 27, 2009
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2009

Marion J. Caffey's 3 Mo' Divas announces a back by popular demand concert at the world famous Apollo Theater! The Divas had audiences literally dancing in the aisles during their New York debut concert in June 2009. (more...)

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