Tag: Broadway Center
Comedian Nate Jackson calls Tony Roberts “the funniest man in America,” and I’m not inclined to argue. I figured the guy would be huge – potentially Dave Chappelle huge – within a year or two after I first sampled his spontaneous, rapid-fire delivery on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” a few months ago. His “B—-, Where You Been” bit: Classic!
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Last Friday’s GO cover subject, Jo Dee Messina, is the main attraction at Broadway Center’s Pantages Theater tonight. And you can Click here to listen to the county star break down what sets tonight’s Music Room format apart from other concerts she headlines.
Broadway Center unveiled it 2010-2011 season today, which includes musical stops by bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley with gospel fusion group Blind Boys of Alabama, country star Jo Dee Messina, singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith and more.
Below I’ve got the music and comedy stuff. Click here for the movies, plays, authors and acrobats.
BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA WITH RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS
Friday, October 8, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. with Free pre-show lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Pantages Theater | Tickets: $29 to $74
JO DEE MESSINA: THE MUSIC ROOM SERIES
Remember my post from a couple of weeks ago about Broadway Center’s survey on who they should book for next season – Margaret Cho, Ozomatli and Ralph Stanley being among the more intriguing possibilities?
Well, I don’t know if I just missed this as I was clicking through the survey (which you can take here
) but organizers are apparently considering a show pairing Ice T and Tacoma Symphony Orchestra.
Yes, the gangsta rapper, “Law & Order,” guy who played a kangaroo dude in “Tank Girl” Ice T. With Tacoma Symphony Orchestra. …
Broadway Center is surveying patrons regarding what sorts of acts should be booked for their 2010-11 season. Among the musical acts they’re apparently considering: Dashboard Confessional, Ozomatli, Nanci Griffith Los Lonely Boys, Dwight Yoakum, the Ralph Stanley, Blind Boys of Alabama, Taj Mahal and Roseanne Cash.
Oh, and did I mention comedians John Cleese and Margaret Cho? Sweet! You can add your two cents here.
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will perform a second matinee show when they’re in town on Oct. 18, Broadway Center announced today.
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