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Date Of Birth:
January 02, 1936
Date Of Death:
October 25, 1992 (56)
Birth Place:
Fort Worth, TX, USA
 
Date of Birth: January 02, 1936
Date of Death: October 25, 1992 (56)

Birth Place: Fort Worth, TX, USA
Out Today ��" 'The One Before This” Single From Matt Wilson's Upcoming Album Photo Out Today ��" 'The One Before This” Single From Matt Wilson's Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Need a little musical snuggle time? The irrepressible drummer/composer Matt Wilson brings us a virtual Hug with the release of his album of the same name on August 28, 2020 via Palmetto Records.   

Brent Cobb Announces New Album KEEP 'EM ON THEY TOES Photo Brent Cobb Announces New Album KEEP 'EM ON THEY TOES
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and musician Brent Cobb will release his highly anticipated new album, Keep 'Em On They Toes, October 2 on his own label, Ol' Buddy Records, via Thirty Tigers (pre-order).

BIG RIVER Up Next For Broadway On The Brazos At Granbury Opera House Photo BIG RIVER Up Next For Broadway On The Brazos At Granbury Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Granbury Theatre Company will continue its 2020 Broadway on the Brazos season with Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn on April 3-26, 2020, at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Extension Of BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBE Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Extension Of BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

Rubicon Theatre Company has just extended the company's acclaimed, sold-out production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which now continues through November 17, 2019. Directed by Kirby Ward, with a company of 24, the production runs Wednesdays through Sundays in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District at the company's home at 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA  93001.

2019 CMA TOURING AWARDS Nominations Announced Photo 2019 CMA TOURING AWARDS Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

The Country Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2019 CMA Touring Awards, which highlight vital behind-the-scenes members of the touring industry. Final voting for the 2019 CMA Touring Awards opens Thursday, Nov. 7 and closes Wednesday, Nov. 20. This year's Touring Awards will take place Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Nashville's Marathon Music Works.

BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Nov 1, 2019

An innovative immersive production, in which orchestra musicians step on stage to perform with the cast and an in-the-round configuration, highlights Rubicon Theatre Company's evocative, atmospheric production of 'Big River.' With a score by country music's Roger Miller, 'Big River' won 7 Tonys in 1985. The cast features Broadway veterans Josey Montana McCoy, David Aron Damane, and, in a special appearance, Renn Woods as Alice.

BWW Interview: Beverly & Kirby Ward of BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company Photo BWW Interview: Beverly & Kirby Ward of BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Oct 29, 2019

An interview with Beverly and Kirby Ward, producers and directors of the new production of 'Big River' at the Rubicon Theatre Company.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rubicon Theatre's BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Rubicon Theatre's BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

Rubicon Theatre opens the company's 22nd Season with an environmental production of the musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, opening October 26 at 7pm and continuing through November 10, 2019. Directed by Kirby Ward, with a company of 23, the production runs Wednesdays through Sundays in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District at the company's home at 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA  93001. 

Rubicon Opens 22nd Season With Immersive BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FIN Photo Rubicon Opens 22nd Season With Immersive BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Rubicon Theatre opens the company's 22nd Season with an environmental production of the musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, opening October 26 at 7pm and continuing through November 10, 2019. Directed by Kirby Ward, with a company of 23, the production runs Wednesdays through Sundays in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District at the company's home at 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA  93001. 

Dallas Moore Releases New Album TRYIN' TO BE A BLESSING Photo Dallas Moore Releases New Album TRYIN' TO BE A BLESSING
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Outlaw country singer-songwriter Dallas Moore has released his new album Tryin' To Be A Blessing via Sol Records. Like Moore's last album, 2018's Mr. Honky Tonk, Tryin' To Be A Blessing was produced by Dean Miller, son of the legendary

Hannah Dasher Makes Debut at the Grand Ole Opry Tonight Photo Hannah Dasher Makes Debut at the Grand Ole Opry Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

Today, Hannah Dasher releases her new song “The Tree,” while celebrating her debut performance on country music's most famous stage, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. “The Tree” shows Dasher as country's newest powerhouse, infusing country hooks with a distinct rock 'n' roll strut.

Award-Winning Andrew & Polly 'Go For the Moon' On Fifth Album For Kids & Families Photo Award-Winning Andrew & Polly 'Go For the Moon' On Fifth Album For Kids & Families
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Award-winning children's music duo Andrew & Polly “go for the moon” with their most adventurous sonic endeavor yet. Their fifth album, Go for the Moon, is set for lift-off on September 27, 2019.

Dallas Moore Announces New Album TRYIN' TO BE A BLESSING Photo Dallas Moore Announces New Album TRYIN' TO BE A BLESSING
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

On October 4, Dallas Moore will release his new album Tryin' To Be A Blessing via Sol Records. Today, the outlaw country singer-songwriter shared the lead single 'Mama & Daddy.' 

BIG RIVER Flows Into The Round Barn Theatre Photo BIG RIVER Flows Into The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a musical that retells the wonderful, family adventures of Huck Finn and the slave Jim, as they ride the Mississippi! Their shared journey of discovery proves humorous, suspenseful and heartwarming. This is a coming-of-age story about equality, acceptance, standing up for what is right, faith, heart, and freedom.

BWW Interview: Jennifer Leigh Warren Talks About Her Success, Famous Puppets, and Wha Photo BWW Interview: Jennifer Leigh Warren Talks About Her Success, Famous Puppets, and What Makes Broadway At Music Circus So Special
by Courtney Symes - Jun 9, 2019

Summer can officially begin in Sacramento! Broadway at Music Circus kicks off its new season on June 11 with Shrek the Musical. Shrek brings something for the entire family to enjoy and is the perfect accompaniment to PRIDE month with its message of inclusion. As one of the Fairytale Creatures says, 'It's time to stop the hiding. It's time to stand up tall.' Jennifer Leigh Warren, who plays Dragon, wholeheartedly agrees. She was last seen in multiple roles on television in 'Rent Live!' in January. She spoke to Broadway World Sacramento about the importance of the show, her role as a lonely puppet, and her impressive career.

Laguna Playhouse Stages HARVEY Starring French Stewart Photo Laguna Playhouse Stages HARVEY Starring French Stewart
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is delighted to present French Stewart and Vanessa Claire Stewart starring in the wonderfully comic HARVEY, written by Mary Chase and directed by Andrew Barnicle. Comments Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard, "We could not think of a better play to end our 98th season with than HARVEY, starring French and Vanessa Claire Stewart under the inspired direction of Andrew Barnicle. French Stewart will be the perfect Elwood, a role he has always wanted to play!

BWW Review: BIG RIVER Delights at PALM CANYON THEATRE Photo BWW Review: BIG RIVER Delights at PALM CANYON THEATRE
by Stan Jenson - May 13, 2019

Palm Canyon Theatre is taking an exuberant romp on the Mississippi in their current musical, Big River. The 1985 Broadway hit, with songs by Roger ("King of the Road") Miller, is a stage adaptation of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In the capable hands of director Se Layne, it shows energy, style, and a fair bit of heart.

Laura Bryna Set To Cohost The 2nd Annual SHF HONORS: A TRIBUTE TO VETERANS IN ENTERTA Photo Laura Bryna Set To Cohost The 2nd Annual SHF HONORS: A TRIBUTE TO VETERANS IN ENTERTAINMENT
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

The Nashville-based 501c3 nonprofit will hold its Tribute to Veterans in Entertainment event on May 14th at the Texas Troubadour Theatre. Hosted by recording artist, Laura Bryna and the Grand Ole Opry's, Juliette Vara, the event will feature star-studded recognition award recipients, celebrity guest presenters, and exclusive music performances. Thanks to a partnership with the Nashville Film Institute, audiences will be able watch the event as it's live-streamed via @savehomefront on Facebook beginning at 8pm CT.

BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Hale Centre Theatre, The Great American Musical Shines in Gi Photo BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Hale Centre Theatre, The Great American Musical Shines in Gilbert
by Timothy Shawver - Apr 18, 2019

Hale Centre Theatre's production of BIG RIVER, running through May 11th in Gilbert, AZ, is confirmation that BIG RIVER is among the Great American Musicals.

Dennis Quaid & The Sharks Release OUT OF THE BOX on Vinyl for Record Store Day Photo Dennis Quaid & The Sharks Release OUT OF THE BOX on Vinyl for Record Store Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Dennis Quaid & The Sharks are celebrating Record Store Day by releasing their first-ever album, Out of the Box, on vinyl via Omnivore Records to record stores this Saturday, April 13. Described by Quaid as “a junkyard of American music,' the A-side includes the original title track 'Out of the Box' while the B-side features a rousing cover of Larry Williams' hit 'Slow Down.' 

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