Peabo Bryson News

Disney's ALADDIN Flies to The Paramount Theatre Next MonthDisney's ALADDIN Flies to The Paramount Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Seattle engagement of Disney's Aladdin. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in Seattle at The Paramount Theatre on Thursday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday October 29. T (more...)

BWW Review: Tale as Old as Time, RetoldBWW Review: Tale as Old as Time, Retold
by Emmanuel Evan Alba - Sep 2, 2017

If you think you will be watching the same 'Beauty and the Beast' movie you've seen recently starring Emma Watson or the version where you heard Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson's voices during the end credits, you're in for a different yet as magical treat. (more...)

Broadway's Adam Jacobs to Ride Magic Carpet to the Orpheum in ALADDINBroadway's Adam Jacobs to Ride Magic Carpet to the Orpheum in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Minnesota premiere of Disney's ALADDIN which launches the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season for a limited four week engagement Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Oct. 8 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). (more...)

Court Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOECourt Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Flies Magic Carpet for Six More Weeks in ChicagoDisney's ALADDIN Flies Magic Carpet for Six More Weeks in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Only six weeks remain to see Disney's Aladdin in Chicago at The Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph Street), where the hit Broadway musical has been entertaining thousands of Chicagoans since launching its North American tour in April 2017.  (more...)

August Performances Announced at Blue Note HawaiiAugust Performances Announced at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

An eclectic lineup is featured this month at Blue Note Hawaii with an array of iconic national artists, local favorites and hilarious comedians. The Henry Kapono Artist to Artist Series continues with Jerry Santos of Olomana, followed by local greats Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima, one-man wonder Tavana, Kapono N??ili?ili, Brother Noland and of course the incomparable Willie K. The Blue Note Hawaii Comedy Series continues this month with Steve Byrne and Louie Anderson. National recording artist and GRAMMY Award-winning R&B icon Regina Belle kicks off the month and is book ended with a capella phenoms Take 6. More artists this month include bandoneon player JP Jofre and his Nuevo Tango Quartet, the amazing flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert and pop singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson. There are also two late-night shows with self-proclaimed blues road dog G Love, following his performances at the sold-out Jack Johnson concerts. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN North American Tour Celebrates 100 Performances in ChicagoDisney's ALADDIN North American Tour Celebrates 100 Performances in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

The National Tour of Aladdin proudly celebrated their 100th performance in Chicago. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar®winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon,Something Rotten!).   (more...)

Daryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the ArtsDaryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Legendary singer Roberta Flack and leading theatrical producer Daryl Roth will receive the Town Hall 2017 Friend of the Arts Award, it was announced today.  (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group present THE COLORS OF CHRISTMASAT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group present THE COLORS OF CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group are excited to announce that tickets for The Colors of Christmas featuring Peabo Bryson, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr., Ruben Studdard and Jody Watley will go on sale Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m.   (more...)

Tickets for Disney's ALADDIN at the SHN Orpheum Theatre On Sale 6/16Tickets for Disney's ALADDIN at the SHN Orpheum Theatre On Sale 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and SHN announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's ALADDIN will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 16.  The hit Broadway musical will begin performances on November 1, 2017 for a limited engagement of 10 weeks through January 7, 2018. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Tickets On Sale Friday, 6/9Disney's ALADDIN Tickets On Sale Friday, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that Disney's ALADDIN, will launch the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season when it makes its Minnesota premiere Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Oct. 8 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) for a limited engagement of four weeks. The official opening night is Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to Feinstein's/54 BelowPorter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Porter Carroll, Jr. in The Evolution of Cabaret. (more...)

Celine Dion to Perform TITANIC's 'My Heart Will Go On' at 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDSCeline Dion to Perform TITANIC's 'My Heart Will Go On' at 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

dick clark productions and ABC today announced that seven-time Billboard Music Award-winning artist and current Las Vegas resident Céline Dion will perform her colossal hit, “My Heart Will Go On,” at the 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

Official: Telly Leung Will Take a Magic Carpet Ride in ALADDIN Beginning in June!Official: Telly Leung Will Take a Magic Carpet Ride in ALADDIN Beginning in June!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

It's official! As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this year, Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome Broadway vet Telly Leung as the title character beginning Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARSPasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, June 3 at Pasadena City Hall's Centennial Square. (more...)

Fox Theatre Slates SATURDAY SOUL SERIES Lineup; On Sale Now!Fox Theatre Slates SATURDAY SOUL SERIES Lineup; On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Fox Theatre will present the Saturday Soul Series, a four-part concert event, starting in June and continuing into the fall 2017. (more...)

Rub That Lamp for Day-of-Show Rush Seats at ALADDIN in ChicagoRub That Lamp for Day-of-Show Rush Seats at ALADDIN in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced the premiere engagement of the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Aladdin will offer day-of-show rush tickets in Chicago for all performances, beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, April 11. (more...)

Norman Connors & More Coming Up This Spring at City Winery ChicagoNorman Connors & More Coming Up This Spring at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces jazz artist Norman Connors & The Starship Orchestra, folk artist Chris Smither, the return of Chicago-based cellist Ian Maksin and more. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more! (more...)

ALADDIN Extends Carpet Ride in Chicago Into Fall; Tickets on Sale Next Month!ALADDIN Extends Carpet Ride in Chicago Into Fall; Tickets on Sale Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago announced today that, due to popular demand, the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney's Aladdin will extend its stay in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph Street) through September 10, 2017. (more...)

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