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Clint Holmes Performs at Suncoast Showroom 10/28 and 11/25 Photo Clint Holmes Performs at Suncoast Showroom 10/28 and 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

As the son of an opera singer and a jazz musician, Holmes grew up singing and acting all throughout his childhood, playing in rock bands in high school and studying music in college. Even after joining the army, Holmes sang for a military chorus during his service. In 1972, Holmes released his breakthrough hit Playground in My Mind, which reached No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, selling more than one million copies.

Global Cheers Abound With 'A World Of Christmas' At Adelaide Festival Centre's 2017 C Photo Global Cheers Abound With 'A World Of Christmas' At Adelaide Festival Centre's 2017 CHRISTMAS PROMS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Adelaide Festival Centre's beloved family favourite event, Christmas Proms, takes an international flavour this year with festivities sung not only in English, but also in Catalan, Hebrew, Spanish and Soussou!

Brooklyn Center Sets 2017-18 Jazz Series at LUI Brooklyn's Kumble Theater Photo Brooklyn Center Sets 2017-18 Jazz Series at LUI Brooklyn's Kumble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces the 2017-18 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season, celebrating a truly American musical genre with world-class artists that represent both classics from the past and today's more innovative and ever-changing sounds.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Jazz Series Photo Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces the 2017-18 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season, celebrating a truly American musical genre with world-class artists that represent both classics from the past and today's more innovative and ever-changing sounds.

Marla Frazee Comes to Burbank for Free Family Storytelling Series Photo Marla Frazee Comes to Burbank for Free Family Storytelling Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Garry Marshall Theatre is proud to present the debut of its marshallARTS Family Series with their modern storytelling program Storybook Pages with the Caldecott Honor-winning children's book All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrator Marla Frazee on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am.

Clint Holmes Performs at Suncoast Showroom 10/28 and 11/25 Photo Clint Holmes Performs at Suncoast Showroom 10/28 and 11/25
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2017

As the son of an opera singer and a jazz musician, Holmes grew up singing and acting all throughout his childhood, playing in rock bands in high school and studying music in college. Even after joining the army, Holmes sang for a military chorus during his service. In 1972, Holmes released his breakthrough hit Playground in My Mind, which reached No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, selling more than one million copies.

Court Theatre Extends Smash-Hit FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Photo Court Theatre Extends Smash-Hit FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, announces the extension of Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson, Music Director Abdul Hamid Royal and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, now runs through October 15, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets to extension performances of Five Guys Named Moe are on sale and available by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

Original Broadway 'Elvis' Stars in HEARTBREAK HOTEL, Starting Tonight at Ogunquit Pla Photo Original Broadway 'Elvis' Stars in HEARTBREAK HOTEL, Starting Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

From the creator of Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, the Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, as part of its 85th anniversary season, on stage tonight, August 30, to September 30.

Mike Doughty, Kandace Springs and More Coming Up at City Winery Photo Mike Doughty, Kandace Springs and More Coming Up at City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Soul Coughing founder Mike Doughty, Nashville-based singer/songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs, The Rolling Stones' powerhouse backup vocalist Lisa Fischer and more.

Original Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo Original Broadway 'Elvis' to Star in HEARTBREAK HOTEL Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

From the creator of Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, the Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, as part of its 85th anniversary season, on stage August 30 to September 30.

Court Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Photo Court Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 14, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, opens its 2017-2018 season with Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson, Music Director Abdul Hamid Royal and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, runs September 7 - October 8, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is September 16, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Begins Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open today, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16.

Ford Amphitheatre Reopens with Civic Dedication Ceremony
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2017

The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre reopened today with a civic dedication ceremony, marking the completion of a multi-year construction project that has restored, upgraded and enhanced this iconic and historic venue on Cahuenga Boulevard East in the Hollywood Hills. Dancers and musicians from the troupe Viver Brasil, among the artists to be featured in the 2017 Ford summer season, led a celebratory procession to the venue's completely new stage, where LA County 3rd District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl cut a red ribbon to inaugurate an era of broadened programming, national artistic partnerships, and improved technical facilities and audience amenities. The latter includes the new Ford Terrace Cafe on the new Zev Yaroslavsky Terrace, "The Zev," which was dedicated today in honor of retired LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who championed the Ford's revitalization during his 20 years as 3rd District Supervisor.

New York Wine Events Presents Jazz in the Vines: Summer Contemporary Jazz Concert Series Returns to Jamesport Vineyards in L.I. Wine Country
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 1, 2017

New York Wine Events is pleased to present its second summer season of Jazz in the Vines at Jamesport Vineyards located on the North Fork of Long Island on Saturdays July 22, August 5, and August 26. Doors open at 6pm; show time is 7pm.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Jazz Series
by Julie Musbach - Jun 24, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces the 2017-18 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season, celebrating a truly American musical genre with world-class artists that represent both classics from the past and today's more innovative and ever-changing sounds.

Deer Valley Music Festival Presents Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons' and More
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2017

Concertmaster Madeline Adkins will lead the Utah Symphony and perform as soloist as part of the Deer Valley Music Festival's Chamber Concert series at St. Mary's Church in Park City. This program features three early symphonies with some of the most iconic symphonic literature ever written, including selections from "Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite III" by Respighi, "Symphony No. 29" by Mozart, and "The Four Seasons" by Vivaldi. Tickets are $46 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18) and can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=18586

Brooklyn Center Sets 2017-18 Jazz Series at LUI Brooklyn's Kumble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces the 2017-18 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season, celebrating a truly American musical genre with world-class artists that represent both classics from the past and today's more innovative and ever-changing sounds.

Tom Wopat and Kyle Dean Massey Join BROADWAY IN THE 'BURG
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2017

Broadway favorites Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) and Kyle Dean Massey (Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked) will perform in Hattiesburg, Miss. during Festival South, an annual creative arts festival, June 1-17. The Hub City Players will stage Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, whose memorable tunes by Tony nominees, Benj Pasik and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land) were recorded in 2015.

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Moving Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn(Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), it was announced today by the producers.

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