Woody Guthrie News

Carnegie Hall to Present The '60s: The Years That Changed AmericaCarnegie Hall to Present The '60s: The Years That Changed America
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

From January 14-March 24, 2018, Carnegie Hall presents The '60s: The Years that Changed America, a citywide festival exploring the turbulent decade that was the 1960s through the lens of arts and culture, including music's role as a meaningful vehicle to inspire social change. (more...)

Woody Guthrie-Inspired Hootenanny Set for Westport Country PlayhouseWoody Guthrie-Inspired Hootenanny Set for Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Woody Guthrie-inspired hootenanny on Friday, December 8, 7 to 9 p.m., in the Lucille Lortel White Barn Center, adjacent to the theater. The admission-free event, open to the public by reservation, invites the audience to bring an instrument, sing along, or clap to the rhythms. (more...)

Folk Icon Ramblin' Jack Elliott Heads South For November Tour DatesFolk Icon Ramblin' Jack Elliott Heads South For November Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Spanning six decades, the career of Ramblin' Jack Elliott is still going strong. At 86, the lover of storytelling and veteran troubadour style musician still takes to the long and winding road on tour. Fresh from shows with John Prine in Northern California and Nevada, the two-time GRAMMY winner and National Medal for the Arts recipient will make his way through Texas and onto Louisiana in November. (more...)

Reeve Carney Chats HADESTOWN at Citadel, Touring Solo, SPIDER-MAN and MoreReeve Carney Chats HADESTOWN at Citadel, Touring Solo, SPIDER-MAN and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Reeve Carney, who plays Orpheus, spoke with Citadel Theatre's Sydnee Bryant about growing up in a musical family, learning to play a new instrument, and reuniting with his Spiderman co-stars Patrick Page and T.V. Carpio in Ana s Mitchell and Rachel Chavkin's new production of Hadestown. (more...)

HDSA Pays Tribute to Founder Marjorie Guthrie and the Legacy of Music Icon Woody GuthrieHDSA Pays Tribute to Founder Marjorie Guthrie and the Legacy of Music Icon Woody Guthrie
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 2, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of attending a tribute event for Marjorie Guthrie, the Huntington Disease Society of America (HDSA) founder. Marjorie's inspiration to help others stemmed from the fact that her husband, music icon Woody Guthrie, suffered from the disease until his death in 1967. 2017 marks 50 years of the Guthrie family legacy. (more...)

HDSA Pays Tribute to Founder and Former MARTHA GRAHAM COMPANY Dancer Marjorie GuthrieHDSA Pays Tribute to Founder and Former MARTHA GRAHAM COMPANY Dancer Marjorie Guthrie
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 2, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of attending a tribute event for Marjorie Guthrie, the Huntington Disease Society of America (HDSA) founder. Marjorie's inspiration to help others stemmed from the fact that her husband, music icon Woody Guthrie, suffered from the disease until his death in 1967. 2017 marks 50 years of the Guthrie family legacy. (more...)

The Klezmatics to Bring HAPPY JOYOUS HANUKKAH to SOPAC This DecemberThe Klezmatics to Bring HAPPY JOYOUS HANUKKAH to SOPAC This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

The foremost and best-loved Klezmer band, The Klezmatics, offer a program from their Grammy Award-winning collaboration with Woody Guthrie's lyrics for Hanukkah. The Klezmatics bring their hip, East Village sensibility to the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Thursday, December 21 at 7:30PM. (more...)

BWW Review: Soot of Sodom Chases the Joads in THE GRAPES OF WRATHBWW Review: Soot of Sodom Chases the Joads in THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 1, 2017

After 27 years in the wilderness, Frank Galati's award-winning stage adaptation of Steinbeck's GRAPES OF WRATH finally arrives - powerfully - in Charlotte (more...)

Lineup Announced for 2018 Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-FestLineup Announced for 2018 Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

This afternoon the Orlando Fringe released the names of each of the 26 shows that will be appearing at their upcoming Winter Mini-Fest in January. (more...)

Zooglobble Premieres Josh Lovelace's Song 'Sing A Song For Me' ft. Sharon & BramZooglobble Premieres Josh Lovelace's Song 'Sing A Song For Me' ft. Sharon & Bram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

On November 17th, Josh Lovelace of the Grammy nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE will release his debut family album Young Folk. The collection of songs features guest appearances from Ben Rector, Ellie Holcomb, and Spirit Family Reunion. (more...)

Lillias White to Lead TEXAS IN PARIS at the Eisemann CenterLillias White to Lead TEXAS IN PARIS at the Eisemann Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents continues the Theatre Series with the production Texas in Paris, a musical by Dallas' own Alan Govenar, based on true events, starring Tony Award winner Lillias White with Willy Welch for five performances November 16-19, 2017 at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas. (more...)

Oct 18: An Evening with Jonatha Brooke, Critically acclaimed American folk rock singer-songwriter & Guitarist at Zipper HallOct 18: An Evening with Jonatha Brooke, Critically acclaimed American folk rock singer-songwriter & Guitarist at Zipper Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Merging elements of folk, rock and pop, often with poignant lyrics and complex harmonies, Jonatha Brooke performs live in concert for one-night only at Los Angeles' Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Fest Continues with SEEGER: A MULTIMEDIA SOLO SHOWCentenary Stage Company's Fringe Fest Continues with SEEGER: A MULTIMEDIA SOLO SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's annual Fringe Festival continues in the Lackland Performing Arts Center as actor/musician Randy Noojin returns to Centenary Stage Company with his brand new solo show Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show running November 9 through 12. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present WOODY SEZ in JanuaryWestport Country Playhouse to Present WOODY SEZ in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie, a summer '17 off-Broadway hit, will have a limited engagement at Westport Country Playhouse, January 9 20. The joyful, touching, and tumultuous tale of America's greatest folk poet is told using Guthrie's own words and over two dozen of his indelible songs, including This Land Is Your Land, Union Maid, Deportees, and This Train Is Bound for Glory. (more...)

John Denver Estate Marks 20th Anniversary of His Passing with New Single 'The Blizzard'John Denver Estate Marks 20th Anniversary of His Passing with New Single 'The Blizzard'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The John Denver Estate marks the twentieth anniversary of Denver's untimely death on October 12 with a slew of new releases and programs including a new single, an album release, two museum exhibits and new availability of Denver's 1994 autobiography. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck and Geoffrey Nauffts to Workshop New Musicals at Texas StateTheresa Rebeck and Geoffrey Nauffts to Workshop New Musicals at Texas State
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Award-winning writers Theresa Rebeck and Geoffrey Nauffts will both workshop new musicals at Texas State University as part of the Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission. (more...)

David Lutken Ropes Return to THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed in 2018; 3 Musicals AnnouncedDavid Lutken Ropes Return to THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed in 2018; 3 Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Last night during an exclusive member event, Michael Gennaro, Goodspeed's Executive Director, announced three terrific titles on track for next season. (more...)

Musical Revue SING ME A STORY Makes World Premiere at Bridge Street TheatreMusical Revue SING ME A STORY Makes World Premiere at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

Sing Me a Story! , a celebration of the art of the 'story song', makes its world premiere from October 6-8 at the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill as the final installment in its 2017 Cabaret Series. With a cast that features concert, recording, and stage stars Lisa Asher, Scott Coulter, and Tom Andersen, plus musical director Ian Herman, this new revue trains a spotlight on a very specific type of song one that tells a story. (more...)

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater to Salute Folk Music with THE LONESOME TRAVELERGettysburg College's Majestic Theater to Salute Folk Music with THE LONESOME TRAVELER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with The Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical at the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, PA on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer Seth Glier's Newest Album BIRDSBWW Interview: Singer Seth Glier's Newest Album BIRDS
by Kathy Strain - Sep 12, 2017

Seth Glier's latest album is called BIRDS and is a true reflection of some difficult moments in Glier's life over the past two years including the loss of his brother, as well as watching all of the life-changing events occurring throughout the world. BWW sat down with Seth Glier to discuss with him the new album BIRDS and to find out about his own personal life lessons. (more...)

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