With music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse, Chicago is a powerhouse American musical created in a faux vaudeville style that tells the prohibition-era celebrity-criminal story of Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly - two "might"-be murderesses trying to beat their charges with guts, gusto, and iconic Fosse choreography.
Jacob Keith Watson plays Amos Hart, Roxie’s quietly suffering spouse who is -by all accounts- making his "Mr. Cellophane" impossible to overlook.
Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They've made over 35 since joining forces in early 2011, including their hit video, an innovative 10-handed version of One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful."
Following the success of The Piano Guys' first two major label releases, "The Piano Guys" and "The Piano Guys 2," the group released their holiday album, "A Family Christmas" last year. "A Family Christmas" puts The Piano Guys' signature twist on such Christmas classics as "Silent Night," "Good King Wenceslas" and "Angels We Have Heard On High."
The Emerald Tour has a wealth of entertainment for audiences as it infuses Irish and modern music with colorful costumes and lighting as well as dancing. The group also has a new album entitled Emerald: Musical Gems and a DVD entitled Emerald: Musical Gems LIVE in Concert.
Celtic Woman Fiddle player, Mairead Nesbitt and singer Lynn Hilary join us now to tell us more.
America's Test Kitchen on PBS is one of the most popular cooking shows on television today. Host and founder Christopher Kimball brings a live, behind-the-scenes experience of the world of America's Test Kitchen to fans around the country. Kimball is on a never-ending quest to answer the question, "What is good cooking all about?" Dan Souza from America's Test Kitchen will be joining Chris on stage for demos, tests and more!
One of the greatest pianists alive today, André Watts, will takes the stage with the Albany Symphony Orchestra on January 11 at The Palace in Albany, NY. He'll perform the Brahms Second Piano Concerto.
Here, Maestro David Alan Miller speaks with Watts about his life and career.
For the last twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television-first on the show Politically Correct and for the last 10 years on HBO’s Real Time.
He has written four best sellers including his most recent The New New Rules- he started his career as a stand up comedian in 1979 and still performs at least 50 dates a year. He will perform at The Palace Theater in Albany on Sunday 11/10.
The Palace Theatre, the grand cultural and entertainment facility that sits in the heart of downtown Albany, will soldier on. A new management team promises to keep the venue’s momentum, and traditions alive.
The RKO Palace's doors first opened in October 1931. Built during the Depression, it was the largest theatre in a city already noted for having several opulent movie houses. A nickel would buy an afternoon of entertainment.
The Palace was sold to the Fabian chain in the early 1940s. Fabian operated it until closure in September, 1969.