Friday, June 26, 2020

Marlo Thomas Hosts Free to Be… You and Me Episode of Stars in the House June 26 by Andrew Gans

Guests include Rosie O’Donnell, Marlee Matlin, Sara Bareilles, Harry Belafonte, Drew Barrymore, Audra McDonald, Debra Messing, and Michael McElroy.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Sara Bareilles, Audra McDonald & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stage favorites are set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James We…

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Saturday, May 30, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Thursday, April 23, 2020

The Private Canon, Vol. 1: Ven Bernabe y Lamento Jarocho by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Cross-posted from my music blog Train My Ear In my decades of listening to and thinking about, and occasionally making, music, I’ve had some widely shared crushes and obsessions (Beatles,…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor Honors Tony-Winning Actor Harry Belafonte by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

When Fast Food Picks Up Larger Society’s Civil Rights Slack by Artsjournal2

You’ve probably heard of Harry Belafonte’s connection to the Civil Rights Movement, but … McDonald’s? Yes. The history of McDonald’s includes a large number of Black-owned franchis…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Irving Burgie, Calypso Hitwriter For Harry Belafonte, Has Died At 95 by Artsjournal2

Burgie, known professionally as Lord Burgess, said that the calypso hits he adapted and wrote for Belafonte “‘revolutionized music’ by introducing Afro-Caribbean rhythms to the pop mai…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Watch Catherine O'Hara visit the cast of Beetlejuice on Broadway by Maureen Lee Lenker

It looks like the cast of Beetlejuice said Catherine O’Hara’s name three times. The Schitt’s Creek actress attended the Broadway production of Beetlejuice on Saturday before intro…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Beetlejuice comes to Broadway with a fun jaunt through the Netherworld: EW review by Nick Romano

There was a slight air of Rocky Horror Picture Show on Broadway last week, only the show was Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the Tim Burton cult classic. Patrons, some with orange hair, …

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

Written By Julio Martinez   NEWS Geffen Playhouse will honor singer, songwriter, actor and activist Harry Belafonte and performer, comedienne and activist Lily Tomlin during its 17th annua…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Harry Belafonte and Lily Tomlin to Be Honored by Geffen Playhouse by Adam Hetrick

The honors will take place during the Backstage at the Geffen gala fundraiser May 19.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Conference Call: Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino: "Sweet Dreams and Roses" Concert by Adam Rothenberg

What an honor it is to interview singer/songwriters Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino. Amanda’s most famous hit song is the international classic “The Rose,” which has been recorded o…

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Go Inside the Amas Musical Theatre 50th Anniversary Benefit Gala by Nathan Skethway

The April 1 gala's honorees included Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger, Sharleen Cooper Cohen, and Donna Trinkoff.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

‘Leonard Bernstein’s Black America’ by Artsjournal1

“[Lenny] marched in Selma with Harry Belafonte, he brought black conductors to Tanglewood in the ’50s and in the ’60s integrated the Philharmonic by hiring violinist Sanfor…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The latest addition to our Development Slate.

Yesterday, I announced a project that I’ve been bursting at the “scenes” to talk about. I’ve always been a fan of Harry Belafonte, but it wasn’t until I had th…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Day O! The Life of Harry Belafonte Is Coming to Broadway, Role of a Lifetime for Whoever Gets to Play Him by Roger Friedman

Day O! The life of the legendary Harry Belafonte is coming to Broadway. Ken Davenport, who produced “Once on this Island” and Categories: Featured Music Theater(Read more...)

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Ken Davenport Acquires Stage Rights to Life Story Harry Belafonte by Dan Meyer

Belafonte's myriad hits include "The Banana Boat Song" (known to many as "Day-O"), "Matilda," and "Jump in the Line."

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Ken Davenport Acquires Stage Rights to Life Story of Harry Belafonte by Dan Meyer

Belafonte's myriad hits include "The Banana Boat Song" (known to many as "Day-O"), "Matilda," and "Jump in the Line."

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Ken Davenport Eager to Bring Harry Belafonte Story to Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Producer Ken Davenport Once on This Island, Spring Awakening has obtained the Broadway stage rights to the life story of the great American singer, songwriter, actor and activist, Harry Bela…

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Harry Belafonte Stage Rights Nabbed By ‘Once On This Island’ Broadway Producer by Greg Evans

Broadway producer Ken Davenport, whose revival of the Caribbean-themed Once on This Island took the top Tony Award in its category last year, has obtained the Broadway stage rights to the l…

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Ken Davenport acquires stage rights to life story of Harry Belafonte by Caitlin Huston

Producer Ken Davenport has acquired the stage rights to the life story of actor and singer Harry Belafonte. “Harry Belafonte is one of the most influential and respected Americans of the p…

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Harry Belafonte Life Story Bound For Broadway by Drew Shade

The Broadway stage rights for the life story of the 91-year-old great American singer, songwriter, actor and activist, Harry Belafonte, have been obtained by Broadway producer Ken Davenport…

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Harry Belafonte Bio-Musical Eyeing Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Harry Belafonte's life story could soon be told on the New York stage. Producer Ken Davenport has obtained Broadway stage rights to a musical framed around the life and times of the Gram…

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