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Date Of Birth:
February 24, 1932 (89)
Birth Place:
Paris, FRANCE
 
Date of Birth: February 24, 1932 (89)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
BWW Album Review: Barbra Streisand's Release Me 2 Opens Up Emotionally and Offers Cla Photo BWW Album Review: Barbra Streisand's Release Me 2 Opens Up Emotionally and Offers Clarity, Peace, and Healing for Life's Journey
by Courtney Savoia - Aug 6, 2021

Legendary icon, Barbra Streisand, recently announced that her new album, Release Me 2, will be available on Friday, August 6th. Streisand's first Release Me album debuted in September 2012, and contained tracks recorded between her 1967 Simply Streisand and 2011 What Matters Most albums. Featuring a personal collection of songs, written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Barry Gibb, Paul Williams, Randy Newman, Michel Legrand and Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Harold Arlen and Carole King, this 10-track compilation brilliantly showcases the vulnerability and beauty of the human spirit – chock full of honest truths and gratitude for the simple pleasures.

Pre-Order Release Me 2 by Barbra Streisand! Photo Pre-Order Release Me 2 by Barbra Streisand!
by - Aug 3, 2021

Songwriters include Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Carole King, Randy Newman, Michel Legrand, Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Paul Williams, and Barry Gibb

Nicolas King Celebrates CD Release With August 5th Show at The Green Room 42 Photo Nicolas King Celebrates CD Release With August 5th Show at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 19, 2021

Nicolas King has been hard at work, and the work is paying off for him and his fans.

BWW Review: SALLY WILFERT: HOW DID I END UP HERE? Thoroughly Delights at 54 Below Photo BWW Review: SALLY WILFERT: HOW DID I END UP HERE? Thoroughly Delights at 54 Below
by Ricky Pope - Jul 19, 2021

Sally Wilfert is the kind of singer you just want to listen to all night. She has a crystalline tone that’s clear as a bell. She’s capable of belting without being in your face about it and being soft while still always being present. She’s a great storyteller who takes on characters without losing her own unique personality. She is, in short, a cabaret singer’s cabaret singer. She mixed up standards and show tunes with pop songs and easy listening. It’s not every singer that could get away with using “You Light Up My Life” as an encore, but somehow it just seemed very right.

Melissa Errico and Edmund Bagnell Join Provincetown's Crown & Anchor 2021 Summer Line Photo Melissa Errico and Edmund Bagnell Join Provincetown's Crown & Anchor 2021 Summer Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021

Edmund Bagnell, 1st Violinist & vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well-Strung, will bring his new solo show Happy Days Are Here Again, directed by and co-written with Michael Schiralli, to the Crown & Anchor’s P-Town lineup for a summer-long run this season from July 6 - August 31.

Live Bard Music Festival Explores NADIA BOULANGER & HER WORLD Photo Live Bard Music Festival Explores NADIA BOULANGER & HER WORLD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021

The Bard Music Festival returns for its 31st season this August, with a rare and intensive two-week exploration of “Nadia Boulanger and Her World.” In twelve themed concert programs, performed live with limited in-person audiences, Bard examines Nadia Boulanger (1887–1979), the pioneering Parisian pedagogue, composer, conductor, pianist, organist and indomitable personality who shaped more than a generation of American musicians.

Barbra Streisand Will Sing Music By Carole King, Randy Newman & More on RELEASE ME 2 Photo Barbra Streisand Will Sing Music By Carole King, Randy Newman & More on RELEASE ME 2
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 4, 2021

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Release Me 2, a new collection of ten previously unreleased studio performances from the legendary Barbra Streisand, available Friday, August 6, 2021. 

Tony Nominated Melissa Errico to Present Concert at Bucks County Playhouse in June Photo Tony Nominated Melissa Errico to Present Concert at Bucks County Playhouse in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

Broadway, television and recording artist, Melissa Errico will perform two shows at Bucks County Playhouse as part of recently announced Broadway Spotlight Concert Series.  Entitled, “Ladies of the Playhouse”, performances will be held at Bucks County Playhouse on Thursday, June 3 at 7:30pm and Friday, June 4 at 8pm. Tickets are $40. 

Michael Carmine Di Bianco Releases Debut Studio Album 'STAGE & SCREEN' Photo Michael Carmine Di Bianco Releases Debut Studio Album 'STAGE & SCREEN'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 27, 2021

STAGE & SCREEN is Michael's debut studio EP album, celebrating legendary composers from cinema and the Broadway stage.

BWW Review: BLUE SKIES: AN AMERICAN SONG BOOK By Mario Frangoulis Photo BWW Review: BLUE SKIES: AN AMERICAN SONG BOOK By Mario Frangoulis
by Peter Danish - May 25, 2021

BWW Review: BLUE SKIES: AN AMERICAN SONG BOOK BY MARIO FRANGOULIS

BWW Review: BILL HAYES AND THE JAZZ BANDITS Sweeten A Night Out At The West Bank Cafe Photo BWW Review: BILL HAYES AND THE JAZZ BANDITS Sweeten A Night Out At The West Bank Cafe
by Stephen Mosher - May 22, 2021

Steve Olsen is presenting great music to go with the great food at his cherished Hell's Kitchen haunt.

BWW Review: IL PARLE, ELLE CHANTE, PART 3: MYSTERY at Florence Gould Hall Photo BWW Review: IL PARLE, ELLE CHANTE, PART 3: MYSTERY at Florence Gould Hall
by Ricky Pope - May 6, 2021

As the final concert of three, Melissa Errico and Adam Gopnik premier their evening for the French Institute; Alliance Française, IL PARLE, ELLE CHANTE, PART 3: MYSTERY. It is a treat for the music lover, the knowledge lover, and the francophile.

Melissa Errico's 'Sondheim by the Shore' Joins HTC Broadway at the Barn Series Photo Melissa Errico's 'Sondheim by the Shore' Joins HTC Broadway at the Barn Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021

Holmdel Theatre Company has announced their next installment of their 2021 Broadway Outside the Barn series with Melissa Errico: Sondheim by the Shore on Saturday, July 17th at 8 PM ET. 

Nicolas King's Album Release Party to Feature Carol Burnett, Fran Drescher, Max von E Photo Nicolas King's Album Release Party to Feature Carol Burnett, Fran Drescher, Max von Essen, Norm Lewis and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

CLUB44 RECORDS will celebrate the new Nicolas King album Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:00 PM Eastern with an all-star online release party event. Nicolas will perform several songs with Mike Renzi at the piano.

BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh On The Creation of LILYVILE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHE Photo BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh On The Creation of LILYVILE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 14, 2021

Officially released yesterday, Tovah Feldshuh's memoir LILYVILLE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED is the book that already has everyone talking.

Provincetown's Crown & Anchor Announces 2021 Outdoor Entertainment Season Photo Provincetown's Crown & Anchor Announces 2021 Outdoor Entertainment Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 6, 2021

Producer Rick Murray will safely present a diverse and exciting lineup of outdoor entertainment this summer at the 2021 Crown Poolside Series in Provincetown, MA.  Covid protocols will again be in place throughout the venue; seating and tickets will be limited for all events.  Headliners in residence for summer 2021 are Varla Jean Mermanand Dina Martina.

BWW Review: AMOUR: THE VIRTUAL BROADWAY REVIVAL Is As Light and Refreshing as a Smoot Photo BWW Review: AMOUR: THE VIRTUAL BROADWAY REVIVAL Is As Light and Refreshing as a Smooth, Buttery Chardonnay
by David Clarke - Apr 2, 2021

AMOUR: transports audiences to Paris’ iconic and beautiful Montmartre neighborhood. Complete with scenic elements, costumes, and props, this production isn’t just a Zoom performance with backdrops added in. The digital experience evokes—to the best of its ability—a live performance on a Broadway stage with a cast of Broadway veterans.

Don't miss AMOUR: The Virtual Broadway Revival Photo Don't miss AMOUR: The Virtual Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021

Amour is set in picturesque Montmartre, in the city of Paris. Dusoleil (Drew Gehling) is a nerdy civil servant but also a dreamer who discovers that he can walk through walls, which allows him to give bread and jewels to the deserving bourgeoisie. As he gains confidence to win over the beautiful Isabelle (Christiani Pitts) from her unhappy marriage, Dusoleil's magical approach to life makes the world better for his co-workers and other Parisian locals.

Healing Across Cultures Comes to Front-Row Fringe Festival Photo Healing Across Cultures Comes to Front-Row Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2021

This intercultural musical kaleidoscope shows how different and similar we are around the world and how art units us. Have a look at a mesmerizing visual, musical, singing, speaking, and puppeteering video experience.

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for the Virtual Revival of AMOUR Featuring Derrick Baski Photo VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for the Virtual Revival of AMOUR Featuring Derrick Baskin, Drew Gehling, Kara Lindsay & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

The trailer is now available for the upcoming virtual Broadway musical revival of Amour. Featuring the song “The Street Vendors' Waltz,” you can now get a first look at this innovative streaming production, created entirely remotely.

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