Songbook

A fictional writer’s life and work is portrayed in a mock catalogue revue style.

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Globe Theatre

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
As January winds to an end, the party still rages on at Joe's Pub!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The theatre may look sleepy right now, but in just under 5 months, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre will come alive, ready to present their blockbuster 2020 season. Kicking off the summer, on June 12, 2020, Rocky Mountain Rep opens Kinky Boots! Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father's shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man that he is meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair find that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible... and discover that, when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots will have you dancing in the aisles and discovering why, sometimes, the best way to fit in... is to stand out!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Two Worlds Entertainment, New York's newest entertainment company committed to bridging the worlds of pop and theatre through entertainment experiences, announces the inaugural concert of their REWORKED series with the music of the Sherman Brothers on February 11, 2020 at Feinsteins/54 Below. Aligned with their overarching artistic mission, REWORKED takes classic composers from the 20th century and rebrands the sound and feel of the celebrated songbook for a modern and contemporary audience.
by West of Broadway - Jan 22, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts' in Costa Mesa, California continues it's 2019 - 2020 Family Series with The Joshua Show: Episode 2. This family-friendly production plays February 1 and 2 in Samueli Theater. Will caught up with Joshua himself. Joshua holden is an Award-winning puppeteer and Ambassador joy. He shares how he uses singing, tap dancing and a cast of zany puppets to thrill audiences of all ages in his whimsical production about friendship and the value of being yourself.
by BWW Contests - Jan 22, 2020
Get ready because we're giving you a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Tony nominee Patina Miller in concert with Seth Rudetsky! The winner will receive two tickets to the concert on February 3, 2020 at The Town Hall in New York. The contest will run now through January 27th at 11:59PM EST, so make sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
On Thursday, January 23 at 7:30, local jazz band, Now's the Time, comes to the Hatbox Theatre in Concord, NH. Tickets are $18, $15 for members, seniors and students and $12 for senior members. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.hatboxnh.com or by calling 603-715-2315.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The cast album for 'Irving Berlin: In Person,' starring Jon Peterson--as produced at New York's 13th Street Theater--is out now! Written and directed by ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa, the show traces the life of America's number-one songwriter. The album features Richard Danley--who's worked on most of Deffaa's shows and albums--as music director/pianist. Jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein--winner of the Bistro Award, the New York Nightlife Award, and the Down Beat Rising Star Award is featured on violin and mandolin. The album--available from CDBaby, Amazon, ITunes, Footlight Records etc.--may be ordered, as either a physical CD or a digital download, here: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/chipdeffaasirvingberlinin.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
It was announced today that Matt McGrath (Cabaret, A Streetcar Named Desire) will join the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country in the role of Reverend Marlowe. McGrath replaces David Pittu who has left the production due to a scheduling conflict.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The Wallis and Mark Cortale present An Evening With Christine Ebersole on Friday, February 28, 2020, 7 pm, in the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' Bram Goldsmith Theater. The two-time Tony Award-winning star of 42nd Street and Grey Gardens returns to The Wallis to perform music from the American Songbook, Broadway and more. With music direction by Lawrence Yurman and special guest Scott Frankel, composer of War Paint and Grey Gardens, the evening is directed by Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Smash, Patti LuPone on Broadway).
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2020
Moulin Rouge star Aaron Tveit is putting his musical knowledge to the test with Elle's Song Association series. Which word will stump him? Watch below as he belts out U2, *NSYNC and a little bit of Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
The Little Orchestra's Professor Treblemaker and friends will bring you the exquisite and magical music of Ravel and Debussy as an early Valentine on February 8th and 9th. You and your family will experience the color of music with the professional musicians of the Orchestra, conducted by GRAMMY Award-winning conductor David Alan Miller.
by Rob Lester - Jan 20, 2020
Witnessing the bliss of Marissa Mulder singing gems from vintage Broadway scores and classic movies, accompanied just by longtime musical director/pianist/pal/pro Bill Zeffiro, is worth risking frostbite.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
THE MARVELOUS MR. MERCER Returns For A 2-Show Engagement At Don't Tell Mama on February 13 and 19 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico, has starred on Broadway in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society and many other stellar productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Carnegie Hall has announced its February 2020 calendar. See full details below:
by West of Broadway - Jan 17, 2020
On this episode of West of Broadway, Will talks with Tony Award-winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Laura Benanti who is bringing her one-woman act to Walnut Creek, California's Lesher Center for the Arts on Friday, January 31st.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 17, 2020
Popular crooner Nicolas King is an in demand comodity in the cabaret and concert world. With a lifelong show business career and many luminaries who have worked with him, the industrious and gifted young artist remains humble and down to earth, thanks to lessons he has learned from great teachers. Stephen Mosher tells his story, as King prepares to open a new show at The Beach Cafe in February.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 16, 2020
Michael Feinstein, the artist most thought of when the words “The Great American Songbook” are spoken, returned to one of his musical homes away from home last night. Michael and The Kravis Center Pops Orchestra Big Band filled Dreyfoos Hall at The Kravis Center with the swinging sounds of Frank, Dean, Sammy and Bobby Darin among others.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
James Taylor returns to Tanglewood with his All-Star Band for a performance on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 8 p.m. in the Koussevitzky Music Shed. The July 4 concert will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display over the Stockbridge Bowl in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Proceeds from this concert will be donated by Kim and James Taylor to Tanglewood Building and Grounds Projects.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Comedian, actor and song and dance man, John O'Hurley is a man with standards. Join O'Hurley for his evening of storytelling and songs from the Great American Songbook, A Man With Standards at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, January 26 at 5pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Lea Anderson in Lea Anderson Sings Whitney Houston on February 13th at 9:30pm. A Seven-Year Anniversary Tribute Show. Whitney Houston was the voice of a generation. Her countless hit singles will live forever in the songbook of our world. On the seven-year anniversary of Whitney's tragic (and all too early) passing from this earth, New York based R&B singer Lea Anderson is gathering her band led by Lindsay Zaroogian, and featuring special guest singers to pay tribute to one of the greatest voices pop music has ever known.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Former lead singer of rock band the Guess Who and multi-plantinum performing artist Burton Cummings performs at Pepperdine University at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. Internationally recognized trumpeter Rachel Therrien, the Seth Weaver Big Band, and The Voice contestant Melinda Rose Rodriguez will also be performing upstairs. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
This February, Lincoln Center will present a plethora of music, dance, theater, and panel events across the campus and beyond. David Rubenstein Atrium continues to offer free programming, consisting of diverse live performances, and panel conversations. The 2019-20 season of LC Kids (October 5a?"June 7, 2020) is in full swing with free and ticketed events developed for toddlers, children, and teenagers stepping into young adulthood. The ongoing Great Performers series (October 29a?"May 16, 2020) brings an array of beloved musicians and up-and-coming artists to the Lincoln Center stage. American Songbook (January 22a?" February 29) concludes its latest season with artists performing Broadway, folk, classical, and more. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Recorded at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado last  June, John Fogerty's 50 Year Trip - Live at Red Rocks will now be released as a double LP and live DVD on January 24, 2020 via BMG.  The set was previously released in only the CD format to coincide with the cinematic release of the concert film which played, for one night only, on November 11th - Veteran's Day.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2020
One of the most interesting cabaret performers in town, Joanne Halev debuted her first club act in 2018 to great response, and part of it is because she is SO interesting a?? and so is her former career. Stephen Mosher talks with Joanne about transitioning from perfume to performing.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Charlie Rosen, the 29-year old multi-talented bandleader, Broadway and television composer, and mega multi-instrumentalist, is bringing the acclaimed 8-Bit Big Band to Sony Hall in New York City! On Monday, January 27th, this 33-person jazz/pops big band will present Rosen's original a?oebig banda?? arrangements of some of the world's most popular video game music. Musical prodigy Grace Kelly will be featured as a guest soloist, as well as world-class bassist Adam Neely and viral video game music sensation and saxophonist Carlos Eiene aka InsaneInTheRain.  Doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets start at $39 and will be going on sale on Wednesday, November 13 here.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The 2019 - 2020 season of the Carlsen Center Presents Series continues with Winterlude - Eboni Fondren on Sunday, January 19, 7 p.m. in Polsky Theatre. High res photos with IDs can be found here. Video and more information can be found here.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Great American Songbook Foundation has hired an experienced development professional to build local and national philanthropic support for its music preservation and arts education initiatives.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Everyone knows the songs of Simon & Garfunkel and between 31 Jan and 8 March, you will be able to hear them all live at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre a?" AGAIN! Expect to hear all the hits, including BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER, CECILIA, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, SCARBOROUGH FAIR, YOU CAN CALL ME AL, MRS. ROBINSON and GRACELAND.
by West of Broadway - Jan 14, 2020
Listen in as we speak with Mason Reeves, the exceptionally talented young man who has stepped away from his senior year at the University of Michigan to originate the role of Kristoff in Disney's Frozen National Tour. Currently playing at the Hollywood Pantages Theater til Feb. 2nd.
by West of Broadway - Jan 14, 2020
Welcome to part 2 of our series on Disney's Frozen 1st National Tour. Today we are connecting with Evan Strand one of the actors who plays the impressive and loveable Sven the Reindeer.
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2020
The music of Bob Dylan is coming to Broadway this February with The Girl From the North Country, and we're getting a peek inside rehearsals! Check out the video to see what happens in the rehearsal room as the show's cast and creative prepare to move into the Belasco Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Herb Alpert's premiere jazz venue, VIBRATO GRILL JAZZ, presents the return of BMG recording artist, songwriter, and musical theater lyricist Carly Robyn Green to celebrate Valentine's love songs on February 12th, 2020. Her adult-contemporary repertoire includes modern takes on American Songbook standards, fresh renditions of contemporary classics, and original love songs written with Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 14, 2020
Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County presented an informative and entertaining evening with some of South Florida's most important and well known theater producers. Suzanne L. Niedland, award-winning filmmaker, actor and Broadway producer interviewed Marcie Gorman, executive producer and artistic director of MNM Theatre Company, Vicki Halmos, founder/producer of Entr'Acte Theatrix, Jan McArt, producer & director of Theatre Arts Program Development at Lynn University, and Marilynn Wick, executive managing producer of The Wick Theatre & Costume Museum.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
One of the most highly regarded singers in popular music, Jack Jones, turns 82 on January 14, 2020. Frank Sinatra called the two-time Grammy Award-winner, Jack Jones, “one of the major singers of our time” and Mel Torme declared him “the greatest 'pure' singer in the world.” Jones' vast catalog (over 80 albums deep) yielded countless timeless hits including: “The Impossible Dream,” “Wives and Lovers,” “The Love Boat,” “If You Ever Leave Me,” “Call Me Irresponsible,” “Lollipops and Roses” and “The Race is On.” Jones maintains an active international performance schedule amid radio, TV and personal appearances.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
New Ohio Theatre's annual New York Indie Theatre Film Festival (NYITFF) a?" a unique presentation of film works by New York theatre makers a?" returns in 2020 with a stellar lineup, including a special screening of a feature directed by downtown legend Charles Busch, with a talkback with the artist, and a reading of a new screenplay written and directed by playwright, filmmaker, and author Brooke Berman (Hunting and Gathering). The festival events, including screenings, panel discussions, and social gatherings, will be held at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street) in NYC's West Village from February 6 to 9, 2020. Tickets (reading, $5; any single screening, $10; Friday pass, $15; Saturday pass, $20; all-event pass, $30) can be purchased online at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1004347 or by calling 866-811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Casa Mañana's Reid Cabaret Theatre presents the Spring 2020 Season with Broadway Reimagined: Spencer Day, A Tribute to the King: Taylor Rodriguez and Come Together: When the 60s Meet the 70s: Carole J. Bufford. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Commonwealth Theatre Company at Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts is proud to present the musical comedy of BEGUILED AGAIN, and the comedy of NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS as their 2020 summer dinner theatre season. A buffet dinner will be served in the NKU SOTA Art Gallery with performances taking place in the NKU Robert & Rosemary Stauss Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
This winter and spring, Joe's Pub a?" a program and venue of The Public Theater a?" is honoring new voices in musical theater through a variety of shows. From Broadway performers in concert to new musicals presented in the concert setting, there's something for every fan of musicals happening this season. Audiences are invited to celebrate the art of musical theater in non-conventional yet intimate ways with returning artists and new faces alike at Joe's Pub.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020
Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow - continues its 2019-20 season on Monday, January 27th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. Produced, Directed and Hosted by John Znidarsic, the evening spotlights the songs of Ben Caplan. Jen Sandler will serve as co-producer. Show time is 6PM and ADMISSION IS FREE.
by Brandon Horwin - Jan 10, 2020
There are certain artists whose names immediately fall in the 'legend' category and Diana Ross is one of them. Though no proof is needed, she is even a Kennedy Center Honoree, Grammy Award Winner, Tony Award Winner, and Oscar and Golden Globe Nominee. Her career spans over 50 years and dates back to the Motown era, as one of the most famous acts during that time. I was watching a Motown special a couple of weeks ago and Motown founder, Berry Gordy commented that 'Diana Ross and the Supremes' were the 'number one act' for Motown during its success period. Diana Ross is back in 2020 and dazzling more than ever before at seventy-five years old lighting up the Kennedy Center Stage with grace and incredible vocals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 Broadway Cast Recording, is available on CD in stores and online, starting today, Friday, January 10.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
The Philly POPS and Citizens Bank announced today a new partnership, in which the bank will sponsor The Philly POPS Legacy Series, which includes this season's ARETHA: RESPECT and SINATRA: A Man and His Music.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
92Y has released their upcoming events for Theater and American Songbook. 92Y is a world-class, nonprofit cultural and community center that fosters the mental, physical and spiritual health of people throughout their lives, offering: wide-ranging conversations with the world's best minds; an outstanding range of programming in the performing, visual and literary arts; fitness and sports programs; and activities for children and families. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Manoa Valley Theatre Has Announced a Second Season of the Manoa Valley Theatre Music and Comedy Series featuring some of Hawaii's favorite entertainers in a six-part subscription series beginning on January 28th with Erhu virtuoso Tsun-Hui Hung along with two-time GRAMMY Award-nominee slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson.
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