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JERRY LEWIS

 

BIO: Jerry Lewis was born Joseph Levitch on March 16, 1926, in Newark, New Jersey. His parents, Rae and Danny Lewis, were professionals in the entertainment world. Jerry's father was the "total entertainer... (read more...)

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BWW Reviews: Will Friedwald's CLIP JOINT Has Become One of New York's Most Entertaining Open Secrets BWW Reviews: Will Friedwald's CLIP JOINT Has Become One of New York's Most Entertaining Open Secrets
by Alix Cohen - January 31, 2015

This past Thursday night, a group of die-hard music enthusiasts, vocalists, and musicians packed a private home in Chelsea for the latest iteration of Will Friedwald's Clip Joint. The monthly series, which was launched in the summer of 2013 by the Wall Street Journal columnist, night crawler, and mu... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Illustrious DICK CAVETT in Hellman v. McCarthy BWW Interviews: Illustrious DICK CAVETT in Hellman v. McCarthy
by Don Grigware - January 29, 2015

Author/actor/TV talk show host Dick Cavett will star at Theatre 40 in the controversial play Hellman v. McCarthy beginning February 6. Cavett is best known for his TV talk shows from the 70s to present time on CBS, ABC, PBS, USA Network and currently on TCM hosting reruns of his classic 70s intervie... (more...)
Middlebury Community Players to Present BOEING BOEING, 2/12-15 Middlebury Community Players to Present BOEING BOEING, 2/12-15
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

The Middlebury Community Players present the perfect antidote for a cold, snowy February night. Boeing Boeing, the Tony award winning farce by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross and Frances Evans, will play at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, February 12-15, 2015.... (more...)
BE BOP A LULA! Opens in March at The Ambassadors Theatre BE BOP A LULA! Opens in March at The Ambassadors Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

This spring, the outright kings of Rock n' Roll explode onto the West End stage in a brand new show, set to have audiences rocking in the aisles. The four giants of late Fifties and early Sixties popular music, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison come together for the first tim... (more...)
ROMEO AND JULIET, Steve Kazee, Emma Hunton, Jeff Goldblum and More Set for Rockwell Next Month ROMEO AND JULIET, Steve Kazee, Emma Hunton, Jeff Goldblum and More Set for Rockwell Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

February brings an exceptional line-up of events and musical & theatrical experiences sure to get your heart racing with ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD - which unites the story of Romeo & Juliet with the songs of Pat Benatar; The Hollywood Movie Parody Series continues with 'CRUEL INTENTIONS'... (more...)
DAMN YANKEES, THE LITTLE MERMAID & More Set for Cabrillo Music Theatre's 2015-16 Season DAMN YANKEES, THE LITTLE MERMAID & More Set for Cabrillo Music Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

Cabrillo Music Theatre announces the 2015-2016 season of shows. Three shows new to Cabrillo and to the Civic Arts Plaza, and a returning classic last performed here in 1996, 'A Season for All Seasons' has a show for every season of the year, and all are crowd-pleasers that everyone will enjoy! All o... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Return to Shea's Buffalo Theatre, 2/6-7 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Return to Shea's Buffalo Theatre, 2/6-7
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, which is entering its fourth smash year on the road and will play over 60 cities this year, bringing the Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons to many new locations across the country.... (more...)
Philly POPS to Welcome Tony DeSare for AMERICAN SONGBOOK, THEN AND NOW in March Philly POPS to Welcome Tony DeSare for AMERICAN SONGBOOK, THEN AND NOW in March
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

Whether he's swingin' like Frank Sinatra or sizzlin' like Jerry Lee Lewis, internationally acclaimed singer/pianist Tony DeSare will thrill The Philly POPS audiences in American Songbook, Then and Now on Friday, March 13, through Sunday, March 15. Conducted by Philly POPS Music Director Michael Kraj... (more...)
Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE KING AND I & Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD Lead Carbonell Awards Nominations! Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE KING AND I & Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD Lead Carbonell Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

A production of a beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and a rock and roll tale of a passionate love triangle garnered the most nominations for the 39th annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida.... (more...)
Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Bob Newhart to be Honored by International Cinematographers Guild Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Bob Newhart to be Honored by International Cinematographers Guild
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

The Publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild have named Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President of the Motion Picture Academy®, as recipient of the President's Award, and comedian Bob Newhart recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, to be presented at the 52nd Annual Publicists Luncheon... (more...)
OLIVER!, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Set for CPCC Summer Theatre's 2015 Season OLIVER!, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Set for CPCC Summer Theatre's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

?CPCC Summer Theatre happily announces its 42nd season of summer stock for the Charlotte Metrolina region in Summer 2015.... (more...)
Guy Sterling Launches New Book on Newark's History Guy Sterling Launches New Book on Newark's History
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

NEWARK, N.J.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley Talk HONEYMOON IN VEGAS BWW Interviews: Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley Talk HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by Caryn Robbins - January 18, 2015

Today, McClure and O'Malley speak exclusively with BWW about these well-intentioned characters who are thrust into the most extraordinary circumstances, yet still find a way to make true love prevail.... (more...)
Rialto Chatter: Kaufman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Coming Back to Broadway? Rialto Chatter: Kaufman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Coming Back to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - January 14, 2015

Once in a Lifetime, the first of eight collaborations from Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, might be heading back to the stage, according to the New York Post. MIchael Riedel writes that he 'hears rumblings of a possible revival.' The duo is currently represented on Broadway with their 1936 play, Yo... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Play the Fabulous Fox, 2/27-3/1 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Play the Fabulous Fox, 2/27-3/1
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

New casting has been announced for the National Tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, which is entering its fourth smash year on the road and will play over 60 cities in the next year, bringing the Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons to many new locations a... (more...)
New York Jewish Film Festival Announces 'Beyond The Screen' Programs New York Jewish Film Festival Announces 'Beyond The Screen' Programs
by Movies News Desk - January 12, 2015

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are presenting the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, January 14-29, 2015.... (more...)
THE WHO to Perform at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival THE WHO to Perform at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

THE WHO will perform their first U.S. festival appearance in more than 40 years at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell... (more...)
HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Directed by Billy Porter, Opens Tonight at Theater 511 at Ars Nova HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Directed by Billy Porter, Opens Tonight at Theater 511 at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) is an innovative and exciting hybrid theatrical concept and the culmination of Harris' successful 30 year career as actor, vocalist and, n... (more...)
Actress and Sex Symbol Anita Ekberg Has Died at 83 Actress and Sex Symbol Anita Ekberg Has Died at 83
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2015

Swedish actress, well known for LA DOLCE VITA, died on Sunday in Rocca di Papa. She was 93.... (more...)
Eric Ankrim, Josh Rhodes & More Nominated for 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards Eric Ankrim, Josh Rhodes & More Nominated for 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Seattle Theater Writers critics' circle just announced the nomination slate of the fourth annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards,theater awards devoted to recognizing excellence across the economic spectrum of professional Seattle theaters in the prior calendar year.... (more...)
Jack Black Stars in New HBO Series THE BRINK, Debuting This Summer Jack Black Stars in New HBO Series THE BRINK, Debuting This Summer
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2015

Executive produced by Jerry Weintraub, Roberto Benabib and Jay Roach, and created by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, the epic dark comedy series THE BRINK focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate, desperate men. The show's ten-episode season begins this summer, exclusively... (more...)
Billy Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tonight at Ars Nova Billy Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tonight at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2015

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) begins previews tonight, January 8 at Theater 511 at Ars Nova.... (more...)
Billy Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tomorrow at Ars Nova Billy Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tomorrow at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) begins previews tomorrow night Thursday, January 8 at Theater 511 at Ars Nova.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is High Energy Fun BWW Reviews: A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is High Energy Fun
by David Clarke - January 06, 2015

Last August, the 12.14 Foundation premiered Michael Unger and Eric Svejcar's A ROCKIN' Midsummer Night's Dream. This week, the new musical comes to New York City at 54 BELOW. With a ton of energy and some serious vocal talent, the kids involved with the 12.14 Foundation and the Broadway vetted adult... (more...)
Books-A-Million Names Best Of List For 2014 Books-A-Million Names Best Of List For 2014
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

Birmingham, Ala.... (more...)






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