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  1. Lady Gaga On Arenas Versus Theaters & Pop Versus JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Notable music icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic "Anything Goes", and Gaga discusses the various venues they will perform in to promote the album in a new interview. Gaga shares of arenas versus theaters and cabaret venues, "Tony loves to play theatres, and to be honest after singing with him I understand why.

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  2. Lady Gaga Talks Great American Songbook & Cheek to Cheek: LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Notable music icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic "Anything Goes", and Gaga discusses the influences that informed the album in a new interview. Gaga shares of the Great American Songbook and the composers represented by it, "Jazz is the most complicated musically to master, very unlike classical music or rock n' roll, it requires broad understanding of how to paint with the colors of music, and quickly.

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  3. "Can-Can," with revised book, opens at Paper Mill Playhouse this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    Others, like Cole Porter's "Can-Can," cry out for a polish. Which Millburn's Paper Mill Playhouse is giving it, starting this week.

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  4. Odds & Ends: Aaron Tveit Kennedys Movie Delayed, Rory O'Malley &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Broadway

    ... to Love and Murder ) will helm Kiss Me, Kate as part of the San Diego Old Globe's 80th Anniversary. The classic Cole Porter musical will run July 1, 2015 through August 2, with opening night set for July 9. We can't wait to brush up our Shakespeare! ...

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  5. Salovey celebrates club's sesquicentennial with Cincinnati alumniRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    ... others hearkening back to 1864. The Friday opening reception also featured selections of songs by Yale alumnus Cole Porter, performed by The Phil DeGreg Trio and vocalist Lynne Scott. DeGreg, a Cincinnati native and 1976 Yale College graduate , is ...

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  6. Tony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRead the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... beautiful and memorable melodies ever written, both old and new, plus a few new DeSare originals. From Cole Porter and Duke Ellington to Bob Dylan , Paul Simon and Willie Nelson , the only requirement is a sophisticated, romantic and swinging ...

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  7. Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Evening News

    ... Lights, music, glitz and dance: the moves of Fred Astaire and the music George Gershwin, Irvin Berlin and Cole Porter. What's not to like about Puttin' On The Ritz? Glitz, glam and the warm nostalgic glow of the golden age of Hollywood feature in ...

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  8. The Old Globe Presents Bakersville: a Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Kiss...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Old Globe will celebrate its 80th Anniversary as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration with a 2015 Summer Season featuring Shakespeare onstage and in film. 2014 Tony Award winner for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak returns to direct the spectacular musical classic Kiss Me, Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter , book by Sam and Bella Spewack , and choreography by Peggy Hickey , in association with Hartford Stage.

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  9. Cole Porter's Kiss Me KateRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... Saudia Rashed, Jay Donnell, Shamicka Benn-Moser. Photo by Earl Gibson III. Any time a theatre presents a Cole Porter musical, expectations run high. After all, we're dealing with a giant of the American musical theatre. Porter is one of the most ...

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  10. Lady Gaga Sings 'Bang Bang' In Cheek to Cheek: Live! PreviewRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Notable music icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic "Anything Goes", and a live performance preview of Gaga performing the classic Sonny Bono -penned "Bang Bang" is now available to view. Of note, Bennett and Gaga previously collaborated on a duet of the classic "The Lady Is A Tramp" for Bennett's bestselling DUETS II album.

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  11. South Bay Musical Theatre Stages Kiss Me, Kate, Now thru 10/18Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Combining Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" with Cole Porter 's brilliant music and lyrics, KISS ME, KATE is an irresistible classic that has been delighting audiences for over 60 years, running over 1,000 performances on Broadway and winning Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Score. It's a play-within-a-play where each cast member's onstage life is complicated by what is happening off stage.

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  12. A 'Kate' you could just kissRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Wave

    It wasn't until the end of "Kiss Me, Kate" that I began to wonder what Cole Porter would have thought of this new Pasadena Playhouse production, reconceived as a touring show, which opened Sunday.

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  13. Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to CheekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... jazz album together. The result is Cheek To Cheek, featuring the pair belting out classic jazz standards such as Cole Porter's Anything Goes, Irving Berlin's Cheek To Cheek and Eden Ahbez's Nature Boy. The duo sparkle spectacularly on Cy Coleman and ...

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  14. 'Kiss Me Kate' hits all marksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    This is what can be said about the Show Palace Dinner Theatre's production of Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me, Kate : What. A. Show.

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  15. Lady Gaga Rocks 'Bang Bang' In Cheek to Cheek TeaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Notable music icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic "Anything Goes", and a live performance preview of Gaga performing the classic Sonny Bono -penned "Bang Bang" is now available to view. Of note, Bennett and Gaga previously collaborated on a duet of the classic "The Lady Is A Tramp" for Bennett's bestselling DUETS II album.

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  16. Cole Porter would be delighted with Pasadena Playhouse's take on 'Kiss Me Kate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Examiner.com

    Inspired by the likes of Orson Welles' "Voodoo Macbeth" and the swing version of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta entitled "Hot Mikado," Pasadena Playhouse Artistic Director Sheldon Epps re-thought "Kiss Me Kate" as an African-American production. Cole Porter would be delighted with the results.

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  17. Music review: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, an unusual but successful collaborationRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | CU Independent

    ... "greatest hits" of classic jazz, consisting of standards by some of the more famous composers and lyricists - Cole Porter and Irving Berlin are just two of many on the album. Gaga and Bennett's atypical collaboration may get us wondering whether ...

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  18. Saratoga: 'Kiss Me, Kate' opens season for South Bay Musical TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Saratoga News

    ... and Larry Hayes. It opens Sept. 27 at the Saratoga Civic Theatre. For those who like their Shakespeare done Cole Porter style, you're in luck. We're speaking, of course, of "Kiss Me, Kate," the Tony-winning musical based on a production of the ...

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  19. Broadway comes to new Dr. Phillips Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Examiner.com

    ... love to break his curse. Anything Goes: May 26-31, 2015. One of the most beloved musicals in theater history, Cole Porter's musical comedy comes to Orlando while it is still triumphantly playing on Broadway. Join the high seas fun for an ...

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  20. The Pasadena Playhouse Presents Multi-Emmy Award Winning Wayne Brady in Kiss Me, KateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

    The Pasadena Playhouse presents multi-Emmy Award winning Wayne Brady as Fred/Petruchio in the Cole Porter Broadway musical KISS ME, KATE, directed by Sheldon Epps. The production also stars Merle Dandridge as Lilli/Kate.

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