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Date Of Birth:
November 06, 1928
Date Of Death:
August 09, 2002 (73)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
 
Peter Matz Headshot
Date of Birth: November 06, 1928
Date of Death: August 09, 2002 (73)

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
BWW CD Review: Nicolas King Reigns With ACT ONE Photo BWW CD Review: Nicolas King Reigns With ACT ONE
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 13, 2020

With his twenty-five year CD retrospective, Nicolas King gives music lovers a glimpse of the greatness due to come with his next quarter of a century.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Sam Harris Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Sam Harris
by Nicholas Adler - Nov 22, 2020

Sam Harris is known for his amazing vocal ability. He has now added author to his many talents and what a great time to catch up with his work, including a new show which is set to debut on December 3!

BWW Feature: Chick Singer - My Memories of Nancy LaMott Photo BWW Feature: Chick Singer - My Memories of Nancy LaMott
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 16, 2020

With so many gifted cabaret artists to populate today's nightclubs, Stephen Mosher takes some time out to remember Nancy LaMott, one of the talented artists from the past.

BWW CD Review: AN EVENING WITH JENNIFER ROBERTS Should Be A Daily Indulgence Photo BWW CD Review: AN EVENING WITH JENNIFER ROBERTS Should Be A Daily Indulgence
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 15, 2020

With her MAC Award-nominated debut CD, Jennifer Roberts makes the bold statement that she is here. Here's hoping she stays.

BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre Photo BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 11, 2019

There are certain things that really bother me in theater.¬† One of the biggest is when a theater company that is capable of brilliance presents a show that should be a perfect fit ‚Äď and unfortunately ultimately delivers a final product that does not meet my expectations.

VIDEO: Elaine Paige Reflects on Being A Part of a 'Renaissance' of British Theatre Photo VIDEO: Elaine Paige Reflects on Being A Part of a 'Renaissance' of British Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2019

Britain's first lady of musical theatre Elaine Paige is downunder this winter, with three more concerts coming up in Australia. Below, watch as she stops by Studio 10 to chat about creating some of theatres most iconic roles, and reflects on being back in Sydney!

Elaine Paige Announces Australian Concert Series Photo Elaine Paige Announces Australian Concert Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2018

Britain's first lady of musical theatre Elaine Paige has announced an 8-date series of concerts downunder this October, which will see her perform songs from her illustrious career alongside an array of her favourite tracks by contemporary songwriters.

BWW Interview: Marcia Seligson Responsibly Reviving REPRISE Photo BWW Interview: Marcia Seligson Responsibly Reviving REPRISE
by Gil Kaan - Jun 12, 2018

Los Angeles theatre lovers will see the welcomed return of the singularly entertaining Reprise productions, rebooted appropriately as REPRISE 2.0. Headed, as before, by producing artistic director Marcia Seligson, REPRISE 2.0 has already announced their first season, beginning June 20, 2018 with SWEET CHARITY, VICTOR, VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL. Marcia availed herself from her multi-tasking REPRISE 2.0 duties to chat with me.

Carmen Cusack and Laura Bell Bundy Announced for REPRISE 2.0's Summer Season Photo Carmen Cusack and Laura Bell Bundy Announced for REPRISE 2.0's Summer Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 24, 2018

Casting is announced for two REPRISE 2.0 productions with two Tony Award leading actress nominees: Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde - Tony Nomination, Hairspray, Anger Management) is to play Charity in Sweet Charity, directed and choreographed by three time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall from June 20 to July 1, and Carmen Cusack (Bright Star - Tony Nomination, Wicked) is to play Victoria Grant in Victor/Victoria directed by Richard Israel and choreographed by John Todd from September 5 to 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.

BWW Review:  In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Photo BWW Review: In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Horrors Ahead
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2018

Though the songwriting team of Robert Wright and George Forrest is best remembered by Broadway enthusiasts for adapting the music of Edvard Grieg into SONG OF NORWAY and similarly using the melodies of Alexander Borodin to create their score for KISMET, their greatest success came when director/choreographer Tommy Tune took interest in a musical of theirs that fizzled into obscurity on its way to Broadway, then known as AT THE GRAND.

REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VI Photo REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to Follow
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 is now announced, presenting a season of three classic American musicals at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, by Marcia Seligson, Producing Artistic Director of the new performing arts organization.  REPRISE 2.0 is partnering with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT), chaired by Brian Kite. 

Cabaret Legend Marilyn Maye To Celebrate Her 90th Birthday At Feinstein's At The Nikk Photo Cabaret Legend Marilyn Maye To Celebrate Her 90th Birthday At Feinstein's At The Nikko
by Julie Musbach - Feb 16, 2018

Back by popular demand, the legendary Marilyn Maye returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only-Friday, March 23 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, March 24 (8 p.m.). In this special evening celebrating her 90th birthday, Ms. Maye will perform selections from the Great American Songbook and share anecdotes from her legendary career! Tickets for Marilyn Maye range in price from $41.25-$75 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.

BAZAZZ! A Sequined Variety Brings Liza to Don't Tell Mama Photo BAZAZZ! A Sequined Variety Brings Liza to Don't Tell Mama
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2017

Bazazz! A Sequined Variety starring Rick Skye as Liza Minnelli will have twice the fun in December with two performances of the hit show of which In New York magazine said, 'There's a new sequined variety show in town that is a must see!'

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next Month Photo Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House six summers ago, and again each year since. This celebrated living legend returns to the Broadway @ The Art House series by popular demand again this summer from August 4 - 7 at 7:00 PM.

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House six summers ago, and again each year since. This celebrated living legend returns to the Broadway @ The Art House series by popular demand again this summer from August 4 - 7 at 7:00 PM.

Marta Sanders to Bring FOLLOW ME to the Beechman in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The nightclub singer Marta Sanders follows her memorable Cabaret Convention appearance (she closed the Stephen Sondheim tribute with a soul-bearing 'I'm Still Here') with an encore of her latest show, 'Follow Me,' in February. The four-week major engagement performs at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street, today February 2; Saturday February 11; Today February 16, and Saturday February 25, all at 7pm.

Marta Sanders to Star in FOLLOW ME at Beechman
by Julie Musbach - Jan 6, 2017

Celebrated nightclub singer Marta Sanders returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street, in "Follow Me," her new show that was seen in a short run last year.  With Mark Nadler directing, the upcoming four-week major engagement of "Follow Me" performs on Thursday February 2; Saturday February 11; Thursday February 16, and Saturday February 25, all at 7pm.

Marta Sanders to Bring FOLLOW ME to the Beechman in February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The nightclub singer Marta Sanders follows her memorable Cabaret Convention appearance (she closed the Stephen Sondheim tribute with a soul-bearing 'I'm Still Here') with an encore of her latest show, 'Follow Me,' in February. The four-week major engagement performs at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street, on Thursday February 2; Saturday February 11; Thursday February 16, and Saturday February 25, all at 7pm.

Elaine Paige to Stop at the Marlowe as Part of National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Singer Elaine Paige comes to Canterbury in October as part of her national tour.

Cabaret Legend Marilyn Maye to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

After a sold-out engagement last May, award-winning, Grammy-nominated cabaret legend Marilyn Maye returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her new show, Marilyn Maye Sings Mercer & More, today, January 28 (8 p.m.) and Friday, January 29 (8 p.m.). Maye will pay tribute to renowned lyricist Johnny Mercer ('Moon River,' 'One for My Baby (and One More for the Road),' 'That Old Black Magic'). 

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