Rufus Wainwright News

Judy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's PubJudy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to announce the headlining runs of shows for its 2017 Fall Season, running September 6 to November 30! (more...)

Joon Moon Announce U.S. Tour Dates For This FallJoon Moon Announce U.S. Tour Dates For This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Franco-American band Joon Moon is releasing their album Moonshine Corner on Le Plan Recordings September 29. Around that time starting on September 28, the Paris-based trio will come to the U.S. for a round of select tour dates (more...)

Jacqueline Dark Releases Debut Album 'Pinning Clouds'Jacqueline Dark Releases Debut Album 'Pinning Clouds'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Jacqueline Dark, the multiple Helpmann and Green Room Award winning star of opera and The Sound Of Music, has released her debut album Pinning Clouds. (more...)

Jacqueline Dark Releases Debut Album PINNING CLOUDSJacqueline Dark Releases Debut Album PINNING CLOUDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Jacqueline Dark, the multiple Helpmann and Green Room Award winning star of opera and The Sound Of Music, has released her debut album Pinning Clouds. In her new album, Dark assembles some of the most beautiful songs of all time, in stunning new arrangements by musical director Daryl Wallis. (more...)

BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Kevin Smith Kirkwood on Channeling Whitney Houston and the Future of CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Kevin Smith Kirkwood on Channeling Whitney Houston and the Future of CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!
by Troy Frisby - Jul 30, 2017

Creating and starring in a solo show in which the late Whitney Houston, an undeniable legend with a complicated legacy, 'comes down from heaven and is reincarnated' in your body is a swing for the fences. But Kevin Smith Kirkwood does just that in CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE!, which mostly sets the darkness of the singer's later years aside to focus on Whitney's 'good times.' (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Provincetown Debut at The Crown & Anchor This AugustBrian Stokes Mitchell to Make Provincetown Debut at The Crown & Anchor This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Producer Rick Murray will present two-time Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell in his Provincetown debut, Sunday August 6 for two performances only, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Mr. Mitchell will be accompanied by acclaimed music director and conductor Mark Hummel. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre presents Rufus Wainwright 2/14The Capitol Theatre presents Rufus Wainwright 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers and songwriters of his generation on Wednesday, February 14 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 28 at 10 am. (more...)

The Music Center On Location Announces Lineup for IGNITE @ the FORDThe Music Center On Location Announces Lineup for IGNITE @ the FORD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Music Center On Location will showcase pioneering music and dance artists at the newly renovated Ford Theatres as part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! Series.  (more...)

The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Loudon Wainwright III on 3/29The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Loudon Wainwright III on 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

GRAMMY-Award winning, folk-singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III returns to the all-new Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 28 at 10 am. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright to Play Dr. Phillips Center's Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater in FebruaryRufus Wainwright to Play Dr. Phillips Center's Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater in February
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces Rufus Wainwright, the vocalist and songwriter that the New York Times praises for his "genuine originality," will bring his February in Florida tour to Orlando this winter. (more...)

Ford Theater Announces Three Amazing Evenings of EntertainmentFord Theater Announces Three Amazing Evenings of Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Music Center On Location and the Ford Theatres today announced the line-up of a co-presentation featuring groundbreaking music and dance artists for three performances at the recently renovated Ford Theatres.  The program includes a dance performance of Awaa by acclaimed choreographer Aszure Barton on Friday, August 18, 2017; a double bill of contemporary dance by the innovative Jacob Jonas The Company and experimental electronic music from Tim Hecker with Kara-Lis Coverdale on Saturday, August 19, 2017; and a one-of-a-kind concert under the stars by singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright on Sunday, August 20, 2017.  The three-night engagement at the outdoor amphitheatre is part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! Series. (more...)

Ford Amphitheatre Reopens with Civic Dedication CeremonyFord Amphitheatre Reopens with Civic Dedication Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Sarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota OrchestraSarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra today announced that conductor Sarah Hicks will lead the Minnesota Orchestra's "Live at Orchestra Hall" concert series through the 2020-21 season, and that Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts will continue as director of the Orchestra's Composer Institute through the 2019-20 season. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Shaina Taub, Champagne Jerry and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Shaina Taub, Champagne Jerry and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances for this week, July 12-23, featuring Bridget Everett, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Jeffrey Steele, Tacoma Narrows, Matt Alber, Meow Meow, Shaina Taub, Charming Disaster and more. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

The Capitol Theatre Presents Judy Collins, 2/15The Capitol Theatre Presents Judy Collins, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents GRAMMY Award-winner Judy Collins on Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 15 at 10 am. (more...)

Classic Spring Announces Initial Casting for Year-Long Oscar Wilde Celebration at Vaudeville TheatreClassic Spring Announces Initial Casting for Year-Long Oscar Wilde Celebration at Vaudeville Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Classic Spring, a new theatre company from former Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Dominic Dromgoole, today announces first casting and creatives for a year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Darren Criss and Rachel Bloom Share Their Favorite Tunes on NAKED AMERICAN SONGBOOKAlan Cumming, Darren Criss and Rachel Bloom Share Their Favorite Tunes on NAKED AMERICAN SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Julian Fleisher and The Naked American Songbook explore our love for the music of Disney with some of Julian's most colorful friends. Doesn't everyone have a favorite Disney song? This half-hour bonus episode features : Glee heartthrob Darren Criss. a fan of Stephen Schwartz's underrated Hunchback of Notre Dame Alan Cumming, The Good Wife's Eli Gold, a skeptic with a soft spot for The Little Mermaid (sung by a surprising pop songstress) Crazy Ex- Girlfriend Rachel Bloom, a Belle, of course, and goes all in on Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program with Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled with romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, with Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

Krystina Alabado, Remy Zaken, and More Join CAMP WANATACHI: In Concert; Full Cast And Creative Team Announced!Krystina Alabado, Remy Zaken, and More Join CAMP WANATACHI: In Concert; Full Cast And Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Producer Bridget Regan, who has starred as Rose on CW's "Jane the Virgin" & Dottie Underwood on Marvel's "Agent Carter" and is presenting CAMP WANATACHI: In Concert (an official selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival), is proud to announce the full cast and creative team of production playing The Green Room 42 @ YOTEL (570 10th Ave.), July 30-August 1st. (more...)

Now On Sale at bergenPAC: Charlie Zaa, Blondie, Rufus Wainwright and David SedarisNow On Sale at bergenPAC: Charlie Zaa, Blondie, Rufus Wainwright and David Sedaris
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

New shows on sale this Friday: Charlie Zaa, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Blondie, presented by WFUV, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 8 p.m.; Rufus Wainwright, presented by WFUV, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.; David Sedaris, Friday, April 6, 2018, 8 p.m. Tickets available June 23 at 11 a.m.at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

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