BWW Review: ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Review: ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at DE Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Apr 25, 2018

Tapper/Singer/Director Maurice Hines and brother Gregory first performed with Ella Fitzgerald at The Flamingo in Vegas. He knew he was in the presence of greatness. Maurice called her 'the greatest singer I have ever heard'. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at MetroStage Falls Flat
by Heather Nadolny - Jan 29, 2014

MetroStage's current production of 'Ella: First Lady of Song' is full of wonderful music; however, as a show, it proves to be a rocky walk down memory lane. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields Plays Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

The stars came out for Andre De Shields' SRO return Friday night Oct 5 to the Laurie Beechman theatre (downstairs at the West Bank Cafe). De Shields will perform his new theatrical concert, I PUT A SPELL ON YOU, for one more show this Friday Oct. 12 at 11PM.Tickets are available atwww.smarttix.com or by calling 212-868-4444. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

D. Watts' Spoken Word Preserves: The Jam, an innovative, soul revealing 'play on words' jam session, will take place on Monday, October 10th at the Helen Mills Spotlight Theatre, 139 West 26th Street (between 6th and 7th avenue), performance begins at 8pm. Tickets are $18 for advance general admission, $25 for advance reserved seating (limited availability), $20 at the door and available at www.vallinsandmalotke.com or by calling 646-363-6039. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

Arena Stage's DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Closes 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES 4/9-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)


by Joel Markowitz - Mar 26, 2010

As the Helen Hayes Awards ceremony on April 5th honors performances and productions from the past year, DC theatergoers will be hearing two gorgeous scores by Jason Robert Brown and Jeanine Tesori, and seeing a new opera about a boxer, a splashing pool on stage, Tyne Daley as diva Maria Callas, Maurice Hines tapping his way on the Lincoln Theatre stage, Mrs. Robinson seducing Benjamin, a red balloon thrilling young audiences, Harvey Fierstein wishing he was a rich man, tales and songs from a Scottish Jewish composer, a new children's show with lots of princesses, a little musical with the title in [ ], a triumphant mounting of a short-lived Broadway musical, and a wordless Kafka classic performed in Georgian style. The crocuses, cherry blossoms, and azaleas will be in full bloom, as the nation's capital will be awash in beautiful colors. It's the perfect time to visit and see some great shows in our DC area theatres. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES 4/9-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Partial Casting For DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Jazz and swing will thrive on U Street as Duke Ellington's music comes home to the Lincoln Theatre in Arena Stage's upcoming musical Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies. (more...)

Broadway's Hot Feet Dances to a July 23rd Closing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2006

Sunday, July 23rd will be the final performance for the dance musical Hot Feet, which features the music of Earth, Wind & Fire (more...)

BWW Video Show Preview: Hot Feet - Final Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2006

Catch scenes from Hot Feet now on BroadwayWorld.com and buy tickets during its last week! (more...)

Hot Feet Cast Performs on the 'Today Show,' June 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2006

The cast of Hot Feet will perform on the 'Today Show' on June 16th (more...)

ADA & Hot Feet Join for American Diabetes Week Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2006

Hot Feet, in association with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), will present the week-long charity fundraiser titled, 'American Diabetes Week On Broadway With Hot Feet,' scheduled for Thursday, June 22 through Thursday, June 29, 2006 at the Hilton Theatre (more...)

Hot Feet: Hans Christian Andersen in Boogie Wonderland
by Michael Dale - May 7, 2006

Choreographer Maurice Hines combines the music of Earth, Wind and Fire with Hans Christian Andersen's The Red Shoes (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
by Linda Lenzi - May 1, 2006

An opening night party for Hot Feet, the dance musical set to the songs of Earth, Wind & Fire, was held on April 30th and BroadwayWorld was there! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 1, 2006

Ramon Flowers was chosen as Hot Feet's winner of the Gypsy Robe at a ceremony held on the show's opening night on April 30th (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - May 1, 2006

Hot Feet, the new dance musical created by the Tony-nominated Maurice Hines and Earth, Wind & Fire's very own, seven-time Grammy Award winner, Maurice White opened on April 28 and BroadwayWorld was there! (more...)

Hot Feet Broadway Previews Moved Back Two Days to April 20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2006

Broadway previews for Hot Feet, the musical retelling of The Red Shoes set to the music of Earth, Wind & Fire, have been postponed by two days; the show will begin performances at the Hilton Theatre on April 20th rather than the previously-announced April 18th, with the opening still set for April 30th (more...)

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