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Black Country Bugle
The lead performers Fleur Petford and Mitchell Bastable
IT was a vibrant and colourful night's entertainment, as the 2014 Tab production of Copacabana trod the boards at Brierley Hill's Civic Hall.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
All Our Yesterdays was a feel-good romp through the ages
The show, which had a matinee performance at Potters Bar's Wyllyotts Theatre on April 3 and rolled into Hoddesdon's Broxbourne Civic Hall yesterday , was literally a rock of ages.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
It ain't country
Days ago, I posted the blog 'a bit about me'......listeners have said they liked it.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Live Design Online
Manilow And Sussman's Harmony - A New Musical Uses Masque Sound
The show's Los Angeles production at the Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre marks the second time the duo was personally chosen by Manilow and Sussman to create the sound design - and while the story remains the same, the sound design was completely different.
New York Daily News
Clive Davis' bash plays the grayest hits
Guests wonder about absence of young stars like Katy Perry and Rihanna; the music exec is shifting his attention to Broadway projects Davis - who revealed his bisexuality in 2013 in his autobiography "The Soundtrack of My Life" - held the party at the 39-acre, Moroccan-themed property in the Coachella Valley, formerly owned by talk-show giant Merv ... (more)
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Jennifer Hudson never considered acting
The 32-year-old American Idol star believes that she wouldn't have been considered for musical drama film Dreamgirls if it wasn't for her appearance on the singing contest.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Easy Reader News
Theater Review: "Harmony" at the Ahmanson
Photo by Craig Schwartz I'd say it's a given that any story set during the 1930s in Germany, especially if Jewish men or women are involved, is going to hover on the brink of catastrophe.
Black Country Bugle
Copacabana brings music, glitz and glamour to the Civic, Brierley Hill
COPACABANA has become such an unforgettable word in the English language, and once spoken it tends to encourage a few lines of the famous song by Barry Manilow, "Copacabana " to be sung with great gusto, for instance, "Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl ... at the hottest spot north of Havana".
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Daily Caller
Laura Ingraham: Obama's healthcare victory lap his 'Mission Accomplished' moment
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham called President Barack Obama's declaration of victory in the battle for Obamacare his "Mission Accomplished" moment, comparing the White House's swagger to President George W. Bush's premature announcement of the end of combat operations in the Iraq War.
Shakira Bows At #2 Behind Frozen
While the soundtrack to Disney's Frozen earns its eighth week at #1 on the sales chart by selling another 161,000 copies, Shakira 's self-titled set takes a bow at #2 this week.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Bette Midler on Oscars preparation: "I thought I was gonna die laughing"
For more than four decades, Bette Midler has entertained audiences on screen, stage, and even in those famous bathhouses.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Black Country stage stars set to glam it up in glitzy Barry Manilow musical
Buy this photo L-r - Mitchell Bastable as Tony, Fleur Petford as Lola, Toni Oakley and Beth Henwood as showgirls.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Barry Manilow takes a chance again in 'Harmony' stage musical
Introducing the Comedian Harmonists, the most popular musical group you've never heard of.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Six swinging singers take over the Ahmanson
Three decades before The Temptations erupted out of Motown to wow America with their smooth harmony and their graceful, synchronized dance moves, there were the Comedian Harmonists---six men in Berlin who in the late 1920s and '30s became the toast of Europe.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
KURB-FM Little Rock
Barry Manilow Releases Stripped-Down Standards Album, "Night Songs"
Pop legend Barry Manilow very quietly released a new studio album this week. Night Songs features Barry performing a set of 16 standards, with just his own piano accompaniment and synthesized bass.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Barry Manilow Strips Down To Nothing But A Piano On New Album
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Mon Mar 24, 2014
Pharrell Is A 'Rebel With A Cause'
Singer and performer Pharrell Williams was one of many stars to appear at the Rebels With A Cause Gala on Thursday, March 20, and Williams, as well as Barry Manilow, rocked the black-tie crowd with his hit, Oscar-nominated single Happy .
Sun Mar 23, 2014
On The Town: a Harmonya a timeless ring of truth
Perfect music - past, present and future - that's what has been dominating the social calendar this month.
Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014
WORK HARD, DIE HARD Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre 3/27-3/28/2014 Our popular Murder Mystery Dinner series returns with an all new plot! "Work Hard, Die Hard"! There's no luck of the Irish at this bloody St. Patty's Day office party! Click Here for More Information ELTON JOHN EXPERIENCE Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre 3/29-3/29/2014 ... (more)
Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 3/23/2014
SHREK BREMEN HIGH SCHOOL 3/28-3/29/2014 SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the OscarA winningDreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story ofeveryone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage.