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Bojangles - 1976 - Off-Broadway

The life of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
Terrence Clowe is a stage veteran having performed in some of the most familiar shows around the world. Currently, as theaters sit dark, the always-working-performer now emerging on-screen in the original Gloria Steinhem biopic, THE GLORIAS, helmed by visionary director Julie Taymor.
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 - 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, 2020
North Carolina is home to many of the largest and most popular arts and entertainment venues in the country, and now industry leaders from many of these facilities are joining together to plan for the return of concerts, Broadway, and comedy events.
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 14, 2020
The Joyce Theater Foundation announced today new programming for its Bring Dance Home collection of curated digital performances, interviews, podcasts, film, and classes aimed at bringing dance-loving audiences together from the comfort and safety of their own home.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Chloé and Maud Foundation will present a global Tap-A-Thon hosted by Emmy Award nominated choreographer Chloe Arnold and her sister, internationally renowned tap dancer Maud Arnold on Instagram Live (@syncladies) Sunday, May 24 from 9am-1pm PST.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
The Joyce Theater Foundation will reunite three tap superstars – Dormeshia, Derick K. Grant, and Jason Samuels Smith – to create the world premiere of The Mayor of Harlem, a celebration of and tribute to the trailblazing and iconic Black tap dancer Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, performed by some of the world’s most breathtaking tap artists.
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 2, 2021
The Joyce Theater  Foundation announced today the New York City dance organization’s programming for its Spring 2021 digital season. The full slate of online programming will bring audiences even closer to dance and The Joyce one step closer to a more traditional season.
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 - Mar 10, 2021
Amas Musical Theatre will celebrate its 52nd Anniversary with Amas – You Love!: A Heart to Heart Virtual Celebration on Monday, May 10, 2021. Honorary Chair for the event is Grammy Award-winning Latin recording artist and activist Rubén Blades. “One Day at a Time” (Netflix) actress Justina Machado will be Mistress of Ceremonies.
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 - Jan 18, 2021
M.A.D.D. Rhythms has announced its 20th Anniversary Season. In 2021, M.A.D.D. Rhythms continues to make a difference dancing rhythms with its yearlong celebration featuring video premieres, special events coinciding with a new documentary and M.A.D.D Rhythms publishing debut, social media happenings, classes and the Chicago Tap Summit.
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 BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
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 present three more performances this spring. Lynn also celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, where cabaret artists present intimate evenings of song, story and joie de vivre.
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 20, 2020
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, will celebrate its 51st Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 6, 2020 at the The Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street - between Lexington & Third Avenues, NYC). Honorary Chair for the event is Grammy Award-winning Latin recording artist and activist Rubén Blades. Tony Award-winner Priscilla Lopez will be Mistress of Ceremonies for the 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 - 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 TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
On the heels of last week's Season Three debut of FOX's #1 hit THE MASKED SINGER, Right Angle Entertainment today announced that an all new live show, THE MASKED SINGER National Tour, will hit the road in 2020, bringing the #1 show on television to the next level on its first-ever North American tour.Presented by Live Nation, THE MASKED SINGER National Tour tour kicks off in Detroit, MI, on May 28 before zigzagging its way to more than 45 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Audiences can expect to see their favorite characters brought to life onstage, as well as surprise celebrity guests, amazing new performances and a can't-miss spectacular live show for audiences of all ages.  Tickets for the tour are on sale now at LiveNation.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Solomon Kee's A Night With Mr. Wonderful will take place at New York's best cabaret bar, 53 Above. Performance will take place on, Wednesday February 19, 2020 at 7:00pm
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
Laguna Playhouse presents five fantastic ways for you to start the new year (and the new decade) in exceptional musical style! Five amazing musical experiences are coming your way that celebrate these iconic artists; Eagles, The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner and The Rat Pack beginning Thursday, January 9, 2020 and continuing through Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.
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 News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) presents its 11th annual Black on Black in a virtual performance. This performance showcases the choreographic skills of DBDT and DBDT: Encore! company members as they create works that are a reflection of the times for their peers to perform. 
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 - Aug 8, 2020
Solomon Kee's A NIGHT WITH MR. WONDERFUL goes virtual! A Night With Mr. Wonderful will take place live on Instagram Sunday, August 16th 2020 at 6:00PM EST / 12:00AM CEST.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
Solomon Kee's A NIGHT WITH MR. WONDERFUL virtual experience is back by popular demand! A Night With Mr. Wonderful will take place on Facebook live on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 7:00PM EST.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
There's no doubt Natalie Douglas can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before this week's Birdland concert!
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.'