Sammy Davis, Jr. News

Date of Birth: December 08, 1925
Date of Death: May 16, 1990 (64)
Gender: Male
Toronto Film Fesitval Rolls Out Amitious Industry Conference ProgrammeToronto Film Fesitval Rolls Out Amitious Industry Conference Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® continued today to roll out its bold and ambitious 2017 TIFF Industry Conference programme. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis ExhibitionPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th through October 5th, 2017. His paintings have become very much sought after in British music and art world inner circles. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the collection below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for New Doc SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE MEVIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for New Doc SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The first trailer for Sam Pollard's documentary SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME has been shared today. The film will be presented as part of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS series. Get a first look below! (more...)

Kimmel Center Calls for Public Input in Renovation of Merriam TheaterKimmel Center Calls for Public Input in Renovation of Merriam Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts today announced a comprehensive community engagement process intended to solicit innovative ideas for the renovation of the historic Merriam Theater, located in the heart of the Kimmel Center campus on the Avenue of the Arts in Center City. (more...)


by Movies News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Ed Greene died peacefully in Los Angeles on August 9th, with his family by his side. He was 82 years old. Ed is survived by his wife of ­­­30 years, Lynne Cruise, and his children, Grant, Sam, Lynda and Larry in Los Angeles, and his brother David in Toronto.  (more...)

ALADDIN's Stanley Martin to Return To The Metropolitan RoomALADDIN's Stanley Martin to Return To The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Stanley Martin has been performing onstage since the age of five and professionally since the age of 10. He is currently ,as well as the original Broadway cast member, in the Hit Broadway musical 'Aladdin'. (more...)

THE PARISIAN WOMAN to Play Broadway's Hudson TheatreTHE PARISIAN WOMAN to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The producers of Beau Willimon's Broadway-bound play The Parisian Woman, starring Uma Thurman, announced today that the show will play at Hudson Theatre (139-141 West 44th St.), with previews beginning on Tuesday, November 7. As previously announced, it will open on Thursday, November 30. (more...)

Photo Flash: Natalie Douglas Returns to BROADWAY AT BIRDLANDPhoto Flash: Natalie Douglas Returns to BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was happy to present the return of Natalie Douglas to her home perch with a new monthly residency entitled "Tributes." On the last Monday of each month, Natalie will perform a new tribute show, and this past week celebrated of the songs of Sammy Davis, Jr. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary LineupToronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival's® 2017 documentary programme presents a distinct collection of works from award-winning directors with an increased number of World Premieres and potential awards contenders. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Starts 23rd Season with CHICAGO SINGS: SINATRA AND THE RAT PACKPorchlight Music Theatre Starts 23rd Season with CHICAGO SINGS: SINATRA AND THE RAT PACK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

T.A. Burrows to Return to Theater Works with LEGENDS OF SONGT.A. Burrows to Return to Theater Works with LEGENDS OF SONG
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

T.A. Burrows has created, written and produced a totally original production, Legends of Song showing August 11-13. (more...)

Billy Porter to Bring Evening of Songs and Stories to Bay Street TheaterBilly Porter to Bring Evening of Songs and Stories to Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced the cabaret series Music Mondays continues on Monday, August 14 at 8 pm with Billy Porter (Tony Award winner for Kinky Boots). (more...)

Photo Flash: Linda Lavin Returns to Birdland with MY SECOND FAREWELL CONCERTPhoto Flash: Linda Lavin Returns to Birdland with MY SECOND FAREWELL CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Linda Lavin, who returned to the historic stage with 'My Second Farewell Concert,' on Monday, July 24. Scroll down for photos from the show! (more...)

Birdland presents the Birdland Big Band and More Week of 7/31Birdland presents the Birdland Big Band and More Week of 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 31-August 6, including The Birdland Big Band, Tom Tallitsch, Natalie Douglas, and more! Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Paul Anka to Perform at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts PlazaPaul Anka to Perform at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Paul Anka delivers his classic pop and oldies at the Fred Kavli Theatre on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Chart-Topping Recording Artist Premieres Solo Cabaret at Winter Park PlayhouseChart-Topping Recording Artist Premieres Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

???????The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series will feature the smoky vocals of DeeJay Young in his new solo cabaret, Waving Through A Window, August 9 and 10, 2017. DeeJay Young is an internationally recognized recording artist who has recently released his latest EP, Unplugged, which soared to the top 100 albums chart on U.S. and Japan iTunes.  (more...)

Full Count Big Band and More to Continue Bickford Summer JazzfestFull Count Big Band and More to Continue Bickford Summer Jazzfest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Following the sold-out opening for Bickford Summer Jazzfest, the party continues with three more great concerts on July 20, July 24, and August 3. The hot swinging jazz will be combined with the area's best Food Trucks on-site for tailgate picnics before each concert. (more...)

People's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' ColePeople's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' Cole
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

People's Light is delighted to announce the headliners for the upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole by Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, slated to open the Theatre's season in October 2017. Emmy-nominated actor Dule Hill (The West Wing) will play Cole, and Broadway regular Daniel J. Watts will appear as Sammy Davis, Jr. (more...)

The Final Entries of THE FRANK SINATRA COLLECTION on DVD & Digital 9/8The Final Entries of THE FRANK SINATRA COLLECTION on DVD & Digital 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

On September 8 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the final three titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection on DVD and digital formats. On license from Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), the definitive collection pulls together some of the finest performances on television, in the recording studio and in concert from the greatest entertainer of the 20th century. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 12th Annual CHICAGO SINGSPorchlight Music Theatre Announces 12th Annual CHICAGO SINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

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