Bojangles

The life of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
Broadway Records today announced that 2 AM AT THE SANDS (World Premiere Recording), starring Andrew Samonsky will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, December 14, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018
There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
Ovens Auditorium will host The Price is Right Live stage show on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $40 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. A direct link to purchase tickets can be found here.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
For the first time ever, "Dancing with the Stars: Live! A Night to Remember" will feature the largest collection of stars you know and love from the TV show. The cast of celebrities includes nationally syndicated radio personality Bobby Bones, Bachelor in Paradise hunk Joe "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile, Dukes of Hazzard's John Schneider, Fuller House actor Juan Pablo Di Pace, Olympic icon Mary Lou Retton and Disney star Milo Manheim. Each night, one of these celebrities will be joining the show to wow live audiences across the country by performing fan-favorite routines from Season 27.   
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits (NASDAQ: BOJA) and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) announced today they have entered into an agreement to name the campus of Bojangles' Coliseum and Ovens Auditorium Bojangles' Entertainment Complex. The 10-year, $2.85 million agreement, which calls for interior and exterior signage featuring the new identity, underscores Bojangles' deep commitment to the economic growth and development of Charlotte, where the company was founded more than 40 years ago and is headquartered.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
From family-friendly performances to chart-topping tours, the holiday season is looking merry and bright with a festive event schedule at historic Bojangles' Coliseum and Ovens Auditorium this year.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
92Y announces more cast names and new creative team members for Lyrics & Lyricists 2019. Under the helm of L&L producer Ted Chapin, the series brings artists from theater and beyond to present original revues featuring award-winning Broadway and cabaret performers illuminating the American Songbook.
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
92Y announces more cast names and new creative team members for Lyrics & Lyricists 2019. Under the helm of L&L producer Ted Chapin, the series brings artists from theater and beyond to present original revues featuring award-winning Broadway and cabaret performers illuminating the American Songbook.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret At Lincoln Center Comes To Live At Lynn series will return in 2020 on five Wednesdays from January through May. This year, Lynn also celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, where cabaret artists will present intimate evenings of song, story and joie de vivre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
Ovens Auditorium will host Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa on her first-ever U.S. concert tour Nickelodeon's JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 16, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $39.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. A direct link to purchase tickets can be found here.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Purelements: An Evolution in Dance, inspiring and motivating youth in East Brooklyn to realize their authentic selves through exceptional arts programming, announces Legends of Dance: Past, Present, and Forever, June 9 at 5:00 p.m. at Kings Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
The Fountain Hills Theater in cooperation with Act Two Productions will present Legends of Song, an amazing one-man tribute to 10 great American singers, on Sunday, June 30th and Monday, July 1 at 7:00pm.  
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 21, 2019
There are many organizations that have been established to preserve our musical heritage and at the forefront of those that specialize in The Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein's foundation is one of the most important and influential.  Last night at a private event Michael entertained for a Park Avenue apartment full of generous New Yorkers who had gathered to help support The Great American Songbook Foundation founded by Michael in 2007.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2019
More than 100 dancing glamour kittens in polka-dot dresses will tap dance into history with the dinosaurs at the Melbourne Museum in a fabulous burst of colour and sound on Sunday 26 May from 11.00am.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
After the success of Vincent Victoria Presents' latest original play 'Hattie's Big Night' in February, the company decided to bring the show back for four additional encore performances this Mother's Day Weekend. It seems appropriate, as the show's central character Hattie Mc Daniel was the unofficial 'Mother of Black Hollywood' during her over twenty year career in Hollywood. Known for her kindness and generosity towards other performers, Mc Daniel was a fixture in the film community during the 1930's and 40's.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host Javed Ali live in concert on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. The doors will open at 8 p.m. the night of the show. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $51 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. Group discounts are available for numbers greater than 10.
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host the classic rock band America during their 50th anniversary tour on Thursday, Aug, 15, 2019, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $54.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Benny Green, Clint Holmes Celebrates the Jazz of Sammy David Jr., Joe Alterman, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Ovens Auditorium, located in the East Charlotte neighborhood just outside of Uptown Charlotte, will continue its over 60 year old tradition of hosting top Broadway musicals with seven upcoming shows presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Benny Green, The James Carter Organ Trio, Joao Bosco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Frank Catalano Quartet, Clint Holmes, Joe Alterman, Aubrey Logan, Sheila Jordan, Dena DeRose, The Jive Aces, Michael Wolff, Jason Kravits, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
The Cooper Company and Catalina Jazz Club are pleased to announce the return of Ben Vereen, one of North America's greatest entertainers performing his popular stage show, Steppin' Out with BEN VEREEN. The strictly limited engagement plays two performances only on Friday, July 19 at 8:30 pm and Saturday, July 20 at 8:30 pm at Catalina Jazz Club.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center Comes to Live at Lynn series will return in 2020 on five Wednesdays from January through May. This year, Lynn also celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, where cabaret artists will present intimate evenings of song, story and joie de vivre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2019
Dan Levinson's Hot Nights in Harlem, part of Summer JazzFest at the Bickford Theatre is a dazzling Musical Journey to the epicenter of Jazz in the 1920s and '30s with Dan Levinson's Gotham SophistiCats: Molly Ryan, Jeff Barnhart, Mike Davis, Jim Fryer, Rob Adkins, Kevin Dorn and special guest Dandy Wellington. Featuring the rompin', stompin' music of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Ethel Waters, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and others. Take the "A" Train uptown, step into the Savoy Ballroom, cut a rug with the Lindy Hoppers, then head on over to a rent party and watch the dawn break through. Or you can just sit there, tap your toes and listen to all the good sounds.
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host Pink Floyd tribute show, Brit Floyd, for a very special 40th Anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd's iconic rock opera, 'The Wall' on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $42 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. Direct link to purchase tickets here.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
Known as "Mr. Entertainment," Sammy Davis, Jr., had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, vast in scope and scale: song-and-dance man, Rat Pack member alongside Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, Tony-nominated actor…. And yet, his life was complex, complicated and contradictory, as he strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host four-time GRAMMY winning artist/songwriter India.Arie on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com and Livenation.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $29.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
If standing ovations are one of the major parameters of a successful play, Hattie's Big Night would be deemed a crowd pleasing hit. The new show by Houston Playwright Vincent Victoria and produced by his company Vincent Victoria Presents, had its World Premiere on February 1 and has had audiences on their feet during the curtain call for each performance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host 'Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child', an award-winning Gospel stage play, written and produced by Dr. Mildred Summerville, on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $49 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. Direct link to purchase tickets here.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host 'The Vintage Tour feat. Fred Hammond' on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $37 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 24, 2019
The art of tap dancing is taken to new heights…literally…in the high octane, high energy worldwide sensation known as Tap Dogs. Not only do the eight male performers do traditional tap routines in this 80-minute industrial extravaganza, they take it to places tap hasn't gone before incorporating, water, scaffolding blowtorches, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018
After incredible ticket demand for The Price is Right Live stage show, Ovens Auditorium has added a matinee performance on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 3 p.m. in addition to the original 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $40 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. A direct link to purchase tickets can be found here.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018
Ovens Auditorium will host Whitesnake, the legendary rock 'n' roll band founded by Deep Purple singer David Coverdale for its 'Flesh & Blood World Tour' on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. General admission tickets start at $41.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. A direct link to purchase tickets can be found here.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
Ovens Auditorium will host award-winning actress and best-selling author Carol Burnett for 'An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks Questions' on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
The Harry Potter Film Concert Series Returns to Ovens Auditorium With Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets In Concert, the second film in the Harry Potter series. On March 8, 2019, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams' unforgettable score live from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018
There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018
It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Ovens Auditorium will host 'PJ Masks Live: Save The Day!',' the hit live musical production from Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room on Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
Get in the mood with swinging sensation, Tom Burlinson, (Now We're Swinging, Frank - A Life in Song), jazz vocalist prodigy Emma Pask, (Some Other Spring, Cosita Divina and The Voice Australia season 2), talented musician Ed Wilson, (Daly Wilson Big Band) and the highly-acclaimed 'All Star Big Band', (Frank- The Sinatra Story In Song), in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) Concert Hall on Friday 8 February 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018
After three acclaimed touring seasons, the hit Lifetime TV series 'Bring It!' is back again live on-stage Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 8 p.m at Ovens Auditorium. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $34.75 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. 
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Purelements: An Evolution in Dance, inspiring and motivating youth in East Brooklyn to realize their authentic selves through exceptional arts programming, announces Legends of Dance: Past, Present, and Forever, June 9 at 5:00 p.m. at Kings Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2019
MerleFest, presented by Window World, has officially come to a close, but not without a number of electric collaborations, spontaneous sit-ins, and world-class performances. Wynonna & The Big Noise, Amos Lee, Tyler Childers, Sam Bush Band, Brandi Carlile, and The Avett Brothers all brought extra MerleFest energy to the Watson Stage, marking another successful year for the long-running festival. Early estimates show that from its start on Thursday, April 25, to its close on Sunday, April 28, participation over the festival's four days exceeded 75,000 attendees and artists from across the world. MerleFest, held on the campus of Wilkes Community College, is the primary fundraiser for the WCC Foundation, which funds scholarships, capital projects, and other educational needs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host comedian Sebastian Maniscalco on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host KC and The Sunshine Band on Saturday, April 14, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $42 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. A direct link to purchase tickets can be found here.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Ovens Auditorium will host 'We Will Rock You', a rock musical inspired by Queen presented by Live Nation on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 19 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $39.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. 
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 10, 2019
WFAE presents, 'An Evening with David Sedaris,' the best-selling author, humorist and contributor to 'This American Life,' for one night only at the Ovens Auditorium on Monday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. following the release of his newest book and New York Times #1 Best Seller, 'Calypso.'