Chicago Human Rhythm Project will Present Annual Holiday Performance HOLIDAY RHYTHMS Chicago Human Rhythm Project will Present Annual Holiday Performance HOLIDAY RHYTHMS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Now in its fourth decade, the Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) presents performance, education and community development programs throughout the city throughout the year. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 11/14: City Center's A CHORUS LINE Gala, and More! Wake Up With BWW 11/14: City Center's A CHORUS LINE Gala, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: City Center holds its gala performance of A Chorus Line, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Take Bows in Roundabout's MY ONE AND ONLY Benefit! Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Take Bows in Roundabout's MY ONE AND ONLY Benefit!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 13, 2018

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company presented a special one-night-only Benefit Musical Performance of My One and Only, the award-winning musical comedy by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. The event was led by Sutton Foster ('Edythe Herbert') and Gavin Creel ('Captain Billy Buck Chandler'), with Heidi Blickenstaff ('Mickey'), Ted Louis Levy ('Mr. Magix'), Michael Park ('Prince Nicolai') and Lance Roberts ('Rev. J.D. Montgomery'). (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Park & More Join Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel in MY ONE AND ONLY Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Park & More Join Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel in MY ONE AND ONLY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced that Heidi Blickenstaff ('Mickey'), Ted Louis Levy ('Mr. Magix'), Michael Park ('Prince Nicolai') and Lance Roberts ('Rev. J.D. Montgomery') have joined Sutton Foster ('Edythe Herbert') and Gavin Creel ('Captain Billy Buck Chandler') in a special one-night-only Benefit Musical Performance of My One and Only, the award-winning musical comedy by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season Spring Shows Tickets Now On Sale For The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season Spring Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the final four Philly POPS shows of the 40thAnniversary 2018-19 concert season - POPS Rocks: The '80s, Uptown Nights with Byron Stripling, Cole Porter's Broadway: Too Darn Hot and American Bandstand: A Philadelphia Story. Tickets for all shows start at $35. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy Receives Two Nominations at The Big Easy Awards Ted Louis Levy Receives Two Nominations at The Big Easy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Broadway Veteran Ted Louis Levy, garners a double nomination for the 2018 Big Easy Awards. Fresh from taping an appearance with New Orleans native son Harry Connick Jr., Ted Louis Levy receives nominations for both 'Choreography' and 'Best Lead Actor in A Musical' in the roll of another New Orleans Icon, Mr. Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton a.k.a Jelly Roll Morton in Jelly's Last Jam. (more...)

Philly POPS Announces 40th Anniversary Season Philly POPS Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Philly POPS announced its 40th Anniversary 2018-19 concert season today. Subscriptions for this celebratory 40th Anniversary Season go on sale at 10 a.m. Moe Septee founded the POPS in November 1979 with a concert at the Academy of Music. Celebrated jazz pianist Peter Nero conducted the POPS from 1979 until 2013. (more...)

CHRP Alumni Take Tap Skills to Drury Lane's 42ND STREET CHRP Alumni Take Tap Skills to Drury Lane's 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

For 28 years, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) has exposed young participants and scholarship students to the teaching and experience of masters in the field like Savion Glover, Jimmy Slyde, Dianne 'Lady Di' Walker and more. CHRP alumni include many of the world's leading tap dance performers, choreographers and directors - making their mark around the world and Chicago. (more...)

Toffan Rhythm Projects presents the TORONTO INTERNATIONAL TAP DANCE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

With roots in percussive dance traditions such as African tribal dance and Irish jigs, tap dance became popularized on the vaudeville stage. Over the decades, tap dancing has taken on many forms but it has never lost its focus on the musicality of dance. International headlining acts Heather Cornell and Ted Louis Levy represent opposite ends of tap's spectrum; one uses the sounds of their tap shoes striking the floor as percussion, the other performs accompanied by music in its full force.  (more...)

The Le Petit Theatre to Celebrate 100 Years with Ted Louis Levy in JELLY'S LAST JAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

For the first time in New Orleans, Le Petit produces the Tony award-winning musical that tells the true story of Ferdinand Joseph LeMothe, a.k.a. Jelly Roll Morton. Born a Creole American in the Faubourg Marigny, Jelly Roll Morton took the music he found in the cribs of Storyville out into the wide world. He became a star in Harlem, Chicago, and Los Angeles, going so far as to proclaim himself as the 'creator of jazz.' Featuring explosive dance and an original score inspired by the best musical traditions of New Orleans, Jelly's Last Jam is the musical triumph that won't give you the blues. (more...)

The Le Petit Theatre to Celebrate 100 Years with Ted Louis Levy in JELLY'S LAST JAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

For the first time in New Orleans, Le Petit produces the Tony award-winning musical that tells the true story of Ferdinand Joseph LeMothe, a.k.a. Jelly Roll Morton. Born a Creole American in the Faubourg Marigny, Jelly Roll Morton took the music he found in the cribs of Storyville out into the wide world. He became a star in Harlem, Chicago, and Los Angeles, going so far as to proclaim himself as the 'creator of jazz.' Featuring explosive dance and an original score inspired by the best musical traditions of New Orleans, Jelly's Last Jam is the musical triumph that won't give you the blues. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to Star in JELLY'S LAST JAM at Le Petit Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

TED LOUIS LEVY steps into the past while looking to the future. Swinging, forward, into the lead roll of Jelly's Last Jam at La' Petit! (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to SWING THE VOTE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

This September 23rd, Tony nominated, Emmy, Helen Hays and Outer Critics Award-Winning tap dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy ('Black and Blue,' 'Jelly's Last Jam,' 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk') will present 'Swing the Vote,' a 90-minute tap dance production at the Roulette Theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8:00pm. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to SWING THE VOTE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This September 23rd, Tony nominated, Emmy, Helen Hays and Outer Critics Award-Winning tap dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy ('Black and Blue,' 'Jelly's Last Jam,' 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk') will present 'Swing the Vote,' a 90-minute tap dance production at the Roulette Theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8:00pm. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016
by BWW - Mar 20, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016. (more...)

Harlem Stage to Present 17th Edition of E-MOVES, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Harlem Stage is pleased to present the seventeenth edition of their acclaimed dance series E-Moves. This year Harlem Stage has commissioned four evolving choreographers to create exciting new collaborative works with musicians and visual artists. This year's choreographers include Davalois Fearon, Desiree Godsell, Jason Samuels Smith and Laurie M. Taylor.To further support the development of the commissioned works, Harlem Stage has paired each of the artists with a mentor uniquely positioned to provide guidance and insight. This year's mentors are Ted Louis Levy, who is working with Samuels Smith; Nia Love, who is working with Fearon; Edisa Weeks, who is working with Taylor; and Marya Wethers, who is working with Godsell. (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents 23rd Rhythm World Tap Festival, 7/22-8/4
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

Highlighting the depth and breadth of national and international tap artistry, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts,presents Rhythm World, the oldest and most comprehensive festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts in the world, July 22-August 4, 2013 in downtown Chicago. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Ben Vereen & More to Take Part in BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY Concert, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

Broadway Choral director/arranger Chapman Roberts has created a blockbuster evening of Broadway showstoppers featuring and award winning all male cast that include Norm Lewis, Andre DeShields, Ben Vereen, Keith David, Larry Marshall, Keith Robinson, Ted Louis Levy, Omar Edwards, Frank Owens, and Longineu Parsons being held in the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (located at Queensborough Community College) 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, New York. (more...)

Old Globe Theatre Annouces Full Cast & Creative Team For SAMMY, Runs 9/19-11/8, Opens 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2009

Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sammy, a new musical based on the life of Sammy Davis, Jr. with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Directed by Keith Glover with choreography by Keith Young and music supervision by Ian Fraser, Sammy will run in the Old Globe Theatre Sept. 19 - Nov. 8. Previews run from Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Opening night is Oct. 2 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Amas Musical Theatre Honors Rashad
by BWW - Apr 4, 2008

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director; Rosetta LeNoire, Founder), will celebrate its 39th year with a Gala evening on Monday, March 31st featuring a special 'Blast from the Past' concert performance of Mama, I Want to Sing, a star-studded concert of the gospel, pop, and rhythm and blues hit musical that began at Amas in the early nineteen eighties. (more...)

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