John Raitt
American singer and actor
John Raitt
John Emmett Raitt was an American actor and singer best known for his performances in musical theater.
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; John Raitt Collection To Library of Congress
NYTimes - over 5 years
The Broadway and personal memorabilia of John Raitt, the dynamic baritone and Broadway leading man who played Billy Bigelow in the original 1945 production of ''Carousel'' and Sid Sorkin in ''The Pajama Game'' a decade later, has gone to the music division of the Library of Congress. The extensive collection is a peek into six decades of Mr.
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Virgil Stanfield: Theaters had grace, style in the old days - Mansfield News Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Joan Bennett, Donald Cook, John Raitt, Tom Ewell, Hans Conreid, Dorothy Lamour and Tandy Cronyn were among the stars who came here in Broadway productions. James D. Merrill, who retired last week after being affiliated with the Ohio for more than 20
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Music of the Night, Broadway Under the Stars - Ukiah Daily Journal
Google News - over 5 years
I remember seeing John Raitt sing when I was about 10 years old. I felt that tingle down my spine and thought, I want to do that. I listened to all of his records. Saturday we'll be performing many songs that he made famous
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Opera Stars Sing Broadway - The Epoch Times
Google News - over 5 years
There is a wonderful duet rendition of “Hey There” from “Pajama Game” with Broadway star John Raitt (the original star of that show on Broadway, and in the successful movie version, as well as “Carousel”)
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All you need: guitar, some weed - Bay Area Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
Complete with a separate CD that contains seminal tracks by Taylor, John, Raitt, Kristofferson, King, Linda Ronstadt, Tom Waits, Randy Newman, Warren Zevon, and Little Feat, this is the package that conveys what the music of these greats meant to the
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Sarge marches to a community beat and more - Big Bear Grizzly
Google News - over 5 years
She played leading roles on Broadway, national tours and summer stock in “Carousel” with John Raitt, “Babes in Arms,” “Little Mary Sunshine,” “Take me Along” and many more. Sarge has been a boon to Big Bear and brought a piece of Broadway with her
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Game design student to compete on Broadway - OCRegister
Google News - over 5 years
The other OC students advanced after winning similar musical theater competitions, including the Footlighters Scholarship Awards and the John Raitt Awards for Youth. Q. Your future hinges on whether you win Monday's musical theater competition
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David Green Named Executive Director of Carol Channing Foundation - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
David Green has staged and directed over 200 musical and theatrical productions for both educational and professional theatre and with such stars as Debbie Reynolds, John Raitt, Betty Garrett, Stephanie Zimbalist, Carol Burnett, Bob Hope, Ray Bolger,
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Harry Connick Jr. and Gloria Estefan Inducted into Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame ... - Playbill.com
Google News - over 5 years
... Patti LuPone, Henry Mancini, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Founding Director John Mauceri, Liza Minnelli, Monty Python, Randy Newman, Bernadette Peters, Bonnie Raitt, John Raitt, Carlos Santana, Frank Sinatra, the Smothers Brothers, Leopold Stokowski,
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Conklin's legacy raising the rafters near Goodfield - Bloomington Pantagraph
Google News - over 5 years
starring John Raitt and Gordon MacRae. As Simon recalls it, he'd landed back in the area, teaching parttime at Illinois Wesleyan University. "He had this crazy idea about doing something here he'd seen out in Jersey, called 'dinner theater
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SPOTLIGHT ON THE 2011 TONY AWARDS: DAY 25 - Lea Salonga, LES MIZ & MISS SAIGON - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
... FLOWER DRUM SONG - a show in which she starred in on Broadway just a few years ago - here is the 56th Annual Tony Awards opening medley featuring Marvin Hamlisch, Harry Connick, Jr., Michele Lee, Mos Def, John Raitt, Bernadatte Peters and many more!
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Chamber to Install Ray Leonard as Honorary Mayor on June 16 - Palisadian-Post
Google News - over 5 years
Mayors Ted Knight, John Raitt and Steve Guttenberg each served four years, but Gavin MacLeod made Palisades history!' The town's 27th honorary mayor will be Sugar Ray Leonard, the retired boxing great who lives with his family in the upper Riviera
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Youth Guidance raises record-breaking funds as it celebrates 'Becoming A Man ... - TribLocal
Google News - over 5 years
By Youth Guidance Thursday at 11:29 am Youth Guidance board member John Raitt (middle) and his wife Michelle (left) of Wilmette attended the Youth Guidance Gala with Youth Guidance CEO Michelle Adler Morrison (right) of Oak Park on Saturday, May 14
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Cabaret Review (LA): Me and My Big Mouth by Dennis McNeil at Sterling's ... - Blogcritics.org (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
He has appeared as Mr. Snow in numerous productions of Carousel and played opposite John Raitt's Zorba, as Nikos. He has also sung for five US Presidents and other deads of state. As a recording artist he has made seven CDs, his most recent being a
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Temple City High School receives honor for musical theatre production - Pasadena Star-News
Google News - almost 6 years
Temple City High School's cast, orchestra, crew, and production staff received John Raitt Awards for Youth in honor of their 46th annual production of the musical "Cinderella." The John Raitt awards recognizes outstanding high school musical theatre
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Today In History - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
Google News - almost 6 years
John Raitt and Janis Paige starred in the production. In 1958, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals recorded career hit number three-thousand in a five-to-three win over the Chicago Cubs. In 1961, Academy Award-winning actor Gary Cooper died at the
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'Footloose' Kicks for Drama Students - Laguna Beach Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
Laguna Beach High School's drama department joined forces with schools throughout Southern California to show bits of their spring musicals for the John Raitt Awards for Youth, on May 1 at Fullerton's Plummer Auditorium. LBHS won several nominations
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Bonnie Raitt sings happy blues at Philharmonic Center for the Arts - Naples Daily News
Google News - almost 6 years
She's John Raitt's daughter. The late John Raitt was the clarion-voiced leading man of Broadway musicals such as “Carousel,” “The Pajama Game” and “Oklahoma!” While that tie may not ricochet back to Bonnie Raitt when she plays for Michigan audiences,
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Students to compete on Broadway stage - OCRegister
Google News - almost 6 years
Fullerton Union High's Zachary Zare and Newport Harbor High's Allison Sheppard are set to compete on Broadway after winning in the best actor and best actress nods in the local John Raitt Awards for Youth. The awards are sponsored by the Fullerton
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The Standby Star Who Stole Broadway's Limelight
NYTimes - over 6 years
Iva Withers, 93, tapped her cane on the hardwood floor of her neat West 55th Street apartment with the ferocity of a dance instructor. She was about to describe a bit of Broadway musical history: the afternoon and night when she played the leads in what are now two classics. Remembering how Rodgers and Hammerstein had signed her to a three-year
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Raitt
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2005
    Age 88
    He died on February 20, 2005, at his home in Pacific Palisades, California, from complications due to pneumonia, aged 88.
    More Details Hide Details He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre. He is the father of singer Bonnie Raitt, and former father-in-law of Michael O'Keefe. His grandson is Bay Raitt, the creator of Gollum's face for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1917
    Age 0
    Born on January 29, 1917.
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