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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GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 24, 2017 GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 24, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 24, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Wednesday, May 24, 2017! How do we know this, you might ask? Well, we spent last evening at TPAC'S Andrew Jackson Hall, soaking up every possible bit of Carole King: The Beautiful Musical - wait, it's the other way around - Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and despit... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, MURDER FOR TWO and More Set for Saint Michael's Playhouse's 70th Season MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, MURDER FOR TWO and More Set for Saint Michael's Playhouse's 70th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 20 opening of Saint Michael's Playhouse for the company's 70th season of live professional theater with a line-up of shows that include area premieres and a Pulitzer-prize winning American comedy classic, all part of what Yan... (more...)
The Theater People Podcast Chats with the Legendary Betty Buckley The Theater People Podcast Chats with the Legendary Betty Buckley
by Theater People Podcast - May 23, 2017

On Tuesday, May 23rd the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner and Broadway legend Betty Buckley. For the episode, Buckley shares hilarious and fascinating stories from her nearly five decades as a Broadway and West End star. She also shares cuts from her new album STORY SONGS.... (more...)
Riverside Theatre Announces 2017- 2018 Season Riverside Theatre Announces 2017- 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Beginning Thursday, June 1st at 10am, single tickets for Riverside Theatre's exciting 2017-2018 Season of shows go on sale. Building on the success and support the theatre has received over the last few years, Riverside is proud to present another ambitious season of music, comedy, and drama.... (more...)
See All the Winners from the 62nd Annual Obie Awards! See All the Winners from the 62nd Annual Obie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) are thrilled to announce the winners of the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard's Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger's Oslo, produced by Lincoln... (more...)
BWW Review: Cumberland County Playhouse's Magnificent MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET BWW Review: Cumberland County Playhouse's Magnificent MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2017

Ross Griffin's dramatically flamboyant portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in Cumberland County Playhouse's magnificent production of the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet would be reason enough to buy a ticket to see the fast-moving, tune-filled salute to one of music's most legendary nights that ... (more...)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among Tonight's Obie Award Presenters DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among Tonight's Obie Award Presenters
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have announced that the star-studded line-up of presenters at tonight's 62nd Annual Obie Awards.... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Millie, Elle, and Lola with Tony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Millie, Elle, and Lola with Tony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig
by Behind the Curtain - May 22, 2017

Everything today is thoroughly Hal....Luftig, that is! Four time Tony Award winning producer Hal Luftig swings by Shetler Studios to look back on his career of hits including THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, LEGALLY BLONDE, and KINKY BOOTS.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award... (more...)
Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards! Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.... (more...)
Low Cut Connie's 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out Today via Contender Records Low Cut Connie's 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out Today via Contender Records
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Today, Low Cut Connie release their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records.... (more...)
Winner Named in 2017 Mystery Writers Whodunit Writing Competition Winner Named in 2017 Mystery Writers Whodunit Writing Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel at the New Dramatists 68th Annual Spring Luncheon Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel at the New Dramatists 68th Annual Spring Luncheon
by Walter McBride - May 17, 2017

Just yesterday, New Dramatists, Tony® Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, honored 10-time Tony Award®-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Outstanding Career Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring ... (more...)
Cast Complete for John Dewey-Led BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Bucks County Playhouse Cast Complete for John Dewey-Led BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Full casting details for the smash summer musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story have been announced prior to runs at both Bucks County Playhouse and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Bobby Rydell Has An Evening At The Friars Club Photo Coverage: Bobby Rydell Has An Evening At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 17, 2017

 An Evening With… are three of the most powerful words in the entertainment world and they are so often posted and signify an event that can only happen at the Friars Club.  In the early days of the club it was  an evening with James Cagney, George M. Cohan and other show business greats.  Then came... (more...)
The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGER The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGER
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions present THE JAZZ SINGER, a new musical adaption of Samson Raphaelson's classic story of a son's struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father's plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. The production wi... (more...)
ONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season ONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced their 2017-2018 40th Anniversary Season at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street).... (more...)
History Comes to Life at Greenville Downtown Airport History Comes to Life at Greenville Downtown Airport
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

In the late 1950's Elvis Presley was so popular in Greenville, S.C., that there were TEN Elvis fan clubs at the East North Street Elementary School. And plight the of S.C. public roads was televised on CBS Analyst Walter Cronkite's show "The Road Ahead" which was brought to us in the public interest... (more...)
Geva Theatre Center presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Geva Theatre Center presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Geva Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 ESL Wilson Stage Season with Million Dollar Quartet with book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott, based on an original concept by Floyd Mutrux and inspired by the music of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. Million Dollar Quartet is d... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Share New Song 'Dirty Water' from New Album 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Low Cut Connie Share New Song 'Dirty Water' from New Album 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Next Friday, May 19, Low Cut Connie will return with Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records.... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Ivoryton Playhouse MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

What would happen if rock-n'-roll legends Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash all got together for one night only to give one of the most epic jam sessions the world has ever known? That's what happens in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony-winning musical that brings to life ... (more...)
Rod Melancon Premieres 'Promises' from Upcoming 'Southern Gothic' Album Rod Melancon Premieres 'Promises' from Upcoming 'Southern Gothic' Album
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Coming off a 20-date spring tour, Americana roots rock artist ROD MELANCON, today (5/11) partnered with ElmoreMagazine.com to premiere 'Promises.' The track is one of the highlights on his sophomore 10-track album SOUTHERN GOTHIC, out Friday, June 16 via Blue Elan Records... (more...)
Lyric Theatre Introduces 2017 Summer Season Lyric Theatre Introduces 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2017 summer season will take patrons on a whirlwind adventure, from a famed recording session with rock 'n' roll icons and a spectacular Disney musical to a classic New York City love story and a toe-tapping hip-hop dance spectacle.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: 2017 Drama Desk Nominees Pose for Candids at Reception Photo Coverage: 2017 Drama Desk Nominees Pose for Candids at Reception
by Linda Lenzi - May 10, 2017

Several Drama Desk nominees met the press today at the New York Marriott Marquis Manhattan Ballroom and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event.... (more...)
After Hours Theatre Company presents Musical from the Writers of 'Dear Evan Hansen': DOGFIGHT After Hours Theatre Company presents Musical from the Writers of 'Dear Evan Hansen': DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced I Love You Because) present, from the Academy Award-winning musical team responsible for 'La La Land' and the smash Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen, DOGFIGHT, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Peter Duchan, musical direction ... (more...)






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