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Wayne Brady Will Star in Pasadena Playhouse's Kiss Me, Kate
The multi-Emmy winner Wayne Brady will star as Fred/Petruchio in the 17 person cast of Kiss Me, Kate at Pasadena Playhouse opening Sept.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Flash Friday: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! Evita To 54 Below
Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret residency kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone.
The Daily Gazette
'Kiss Me Kate' coming to Sterling stage
Hunter Wolfe plays Fred Graham, and Kolten Conklen and Matt Mammosser play gangsters in Centennial Auditorium's presentation of "Kiss Me Kate," a happy marriage of Shakespearian play "The Taming of the Shrew" and the music of Cole Porter.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
18 artists to play Augustfest concert series
Widely recognized as one of Canada's premier summer music festivals, Augustfest is unique in featuring performers born in, educated in or living in western Manitoba.
Review: Clare Teal and Capital City Jazz Orchestra, St David's Hall
As part of the Welsh Proms, the jazz singer paid a visit to St David's Hall backed by the Capital City Jazz Orchestra on a steamy summer night and took the opportunity to showcase an array of big band and jazz classics, including Cole Porter's ode to our Welsh summer temperatures.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
UW-Waukesha presents classy 'Kiss Me, Kate'
The 1948 musical "Kiss Me, Kate" is a great way to get to know Shakespeare, as well as the music of Cole Porter, yet, surprisingly, the show is not often a choice of community theater groups.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead Kiss Me, Kate at BBC Proms This August
Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter 's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Bangor Daily News
SummerKeys Brings Jazz to Lubec
Kent Hewitt, jazz pianist/composer and SummerKeys faculty member returns to the Lubec stage for the 11th season on July 16th for a solo concert of "Jazz Piano Stylings".
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Bill Campbell's successful speakeasy brings back the Jazz Age
Flappers, floozies, gangsters and other characters of the 1920s packed Miami's Magnum restaurant, inaugurating the restaurant's special Speakeasy night, and telescoped the 13 years between Prohibition and its repeal into one raucous, fun filled night.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14
This concert will give audiences a chance to meet Broadway and television star Linda Lavin up-close and personal as she recalls her roots in the theater, her love of torch songs, and a life-long obsession with the big bands of the 1940's.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Bastille Day Swings At San Francisco's Society Cabaret: C'est Magnifique
To celebrate French Independence Day, Lua Hadar with Twist presents their popular French Music Hall show, C'est Magnifique! This Bastille-Day-with-a-Twist features Lua on French and English vocals, Music Director Jason Martineau on piano, Dan Feiszli on bass, Kelly Park on drums, and for the first time, the swing of Tom Bekeny's jazz violin.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Music Hall organ rises from the depths, Stephen Kucera raises the roof
The scene is the the 2,400 seat Music Hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, Sunday, June 30, 2014.
Contra Costa Times
Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Lesher Center plans jazzy summer
Walnut Creek's Lesher Center kicks off its 2014 jazz series on July 12 with four-time Grammy nominated singer/pianist Karrin Allyson.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Westport Country Playhouse Extends Sing for Your Shakespeare Through Today
Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of the world premiere musical revue, "Sing for Your Shakespeare," extra performances have been added on Thursday through Saturday, June 26 - 28, at 8 p.m. In addition to positive audience response, critics are applauding the production with Westport News ... (more)
Wall Street Journal
Theater Review: 'Kiss Me, Kate'
"Kiss Me, Kate" belongs close to the top of any short list of great Broadway musicals, yet it doesn't get performed nearly as often as it should.
Conductor Bramwell Tovey leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in Beethoven's Overture to "Egmont" and Symphony No.
Randy Skinner Choreographs the Ambassador Revue at Town Hall Tonight
The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes will launch tonight, June 27 at 8PM with the American premiere of a lost Cole Porter treasure, The Ambassador Revue.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Revisiting Cole Porter and 'Faust,' the Musical
This Sunday marks a rare instance in the life of a New Yorker when you'll wish you owned a car-and knew how to drive it.