Austin City Limits to induct Rosanne Cash, Roy Orbison, and New Orleans icons The Neville Brothers into the 2017 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame with a ceremony and all-star concert tonight at Austin’s ACL Live at The Moody Theater. Renowned singer-songwriter Chris Isaak will host the celebratory evening.
Confirmed performances include: Cash, Isaak, Raul Malo, Ry Cooper, Elvis Costello, Neko Case, Brandi Carlile, and Trombone Shorty. The production will be taped to air on PBS stations New Years Eve 2017!
Oct 25 2017
Tift Merritt‘s 2017 Stitch of the World tour hits UK/EU this week with the fabulous Jason Isbell!
Oct 23 2017
The Tony Award-winning musical Barnum will get a London revival this November at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Barnum, with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Michael Stewart, and a book by Mark Bramble, tells the story of PT Barnum, the greatest showman on Earth! The revival will be directed by Gordon Greenberg (Guys and Dolls) and will run from November 25 – March 3rd. Click HERE for more info.
Aug 21 2017
Harbinger Records & The Musical Theater Project bring you a rare and historic recording, the actual Barnum backers’ audition performed by the songwriters of the score. Imagine yourself sitting in the lavish and fashionable East Side apartment of Maurice and Lois Rosenfield. You are plied with drinks and hors d’oeuvres and are entertained intimately by two legendary Broadway writers of a marvelous new score. Would you have invested in the show? Barnum with music by Cy Coleman & lyrics by Michael Stewart would eventually run at the St. James Theatre for 854 performances, win a Tony for the show’s star, Jim Dale, and launch the career of Glenn Close. It spawned a successful London production and countless regional and amateur productions since its opening night on April 30, 1980.
Available now for pre-order, get a glimpse behind the scenes at the birth a new musical comedy. Features extensive liner notes written by Coleman biographer Andy Propst. Click HERE to order.
Aug 15 2017