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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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Jack Carter, Comedian and Host of First Televised Tony Awards, Dies at 93 Jack Carter, Comedian and Host of First Televised Tony Awards, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2015

Variety writes that Jack Carter -- WW II vet, comedian, actor, Broadway star, cabaret performer, variety show host, director and more -- died due to respiratory failure on June 28, 2015 at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93.... (more...)
BWW Reviews:  MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Evokes Nostalgia at Wolf Trap BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Evokes Nostalgia at Wolf Trap
by Jennifer Perry - June 27, 2015

Bottom line? If you have an opportunity to check out one of the four remaining performances at Wolf Trap this weekend, it is worthwhile to do so.... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Launch New Tour During 2015-16 Season MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Launch New Tour During 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will celebrate the closing of its 4th season on the road on Sunday, June 28.  Inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET played over 60 cities in the last year from Anchorage and Oklahom... (more...)
Scoop: THE BRINK - July Episodes on HBO Scoop: THE BRINK - July Episodes on HBO
by TV Scoop - June 26, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE BRINK - July Episodes, airing on HBO... (more...)
ELVIS MY WAY Set for Suncoast Showroom, 8/15-16 ELVIS MY WAY Set for Suncoast Showroom, 8/15-16
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to celebrate the “King of Rock 'n' Roll” with his “Elvis My Way” show on Aug. 15 and 16.... (more...)
Broadway's Melissa Errico Releases New Recording of 'Walking Happy' Broadway's Melissa Errico Releases New Recording of 'Walking Happy'
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

?Ghostlight Records will expand their special single from stage and screen star Melissa Errico with the third song, "Walking Happy." The digital exclusive is available today, June 23, 2015, on iTunes here.... (more...)
Marlon Brando's 'WILD ONE' Harley Davidson Up for Auction This Weekend Marlon Brando's 'WILD ONE' Harley Davidson Up for Auction This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Nothing personifies the meaning of a pure leading male legendary screen icon as that of Marlon Brando. The movie star best known for his enigmatic roles in 'The Wild One,' 'The Godfather' and 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' to name only a few, was the epitome of sought after movie star, Hollywood bad bo... (more...)
Elvis Film Costumes & More to Be Featured at 'The Auction at Graceland' Elvis Film Costumes & More to Be Featured at 'The Auction at Graceland'
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Graceland Auctions has announced that its third auction of rare and authentic Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia will be held during Elvis Week 2015,... (more...)
THE AMAZING RACE Kicks Off 27th Trip THE AMAZING RACE Kicks Off 27th Trip
by TV News Desk - June 22, 2015

Eleven new teams began the journey of a lifetime this morning when THE AMAZING RACE kicked off its 27thtrip around the world in Venice Beach, Calif. After completing their first challenge, the teams are now en route to their first destination, Rio de Janeiro. The new season of THE AMAZING RACE premi... (more...)
West End's AMERICAN IDIOT, Starring Amelia Lily, Announces Full Cast West End's AMERICAN IDIOT, Starring Amelia Lily, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

Full casting is announced for Green Day's explosive award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot as it blasts into the UK from 17 July, at The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square. The full cast are Luke Baker (Theo), Natasha Barnes (Heather), Alexis Gerred (Tunny), Llandyll Gove (Gerard), Raquel Jone... (more...)
BEER, BOOTS & BBQ Dance Party With Nashville Legends Set for Centenary Stage, 8/1 BEER, BOOTS & BBQ Dance Party With Nashville Legends Set for Centenary Stage, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Centenary Stage Company invites you to a Beer, Boots & BBQ dance party on Saturday, August 1, 2015, before a performance of Nashville Legends at the Carol and David Lackland Center in Hackettstown, NJ.... (more...)
Hollywood Pantages Adds Optional Shows to 2015-16 Season: KINKY BOOTS, ONCE & More! Hollywood Pantages Adds Optional Shows to 2015-16 Season: KINKY BOOTS, ONCE & More!
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

The Hollywood Pantages, a Nederlander Theatre, announced today the addition of eight shows available as options to the already on sale 2015-2016 SEASON. This new lineup of shows includes the return of Six Hollywood Pantages favorites. The Added Optional Shows will include Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEA... (more...)
Broadway Bares Photo Flashback: The Most Memorable Moments of Broadway's Hottest Night Broadway Bares Photo Flashback: The Most Memorable Moments of Broadway's Hottest Night
by Nora Dominick - June 17, 2015

On Sunday, June 21, 9:30 pm & Midnight, Broadway Bares is back and sexier than ever. The event will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom located in the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street, NYC). BROADWAY BARES is an annual event that consists of an evening of sexy striptease that benefits Broad... (more...)
BWW TV: FISH IN THE DARK Montage! Jason Alexander Returns to Broadway in Larry David's Comedy Play BWW TV: FISH IN THE DARK Montage! Jason Alexander Returns to Broadway in Larry David's Comedy Play
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 16, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander recently assumed the role of 'Norman Drexel' in Larry David's hit comedy Fish In the Dark, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Alexander steps into the role created by David in the comedy about a death in the family. The l... (more...)
Photo Flash: Nicolas King Brings SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY to Birdland Photo Flash: Nicolas King Brings SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present singer Nicolas King in concert on Sunday, June 14. Nicolas performed 'Shakin' the Blues Away!' - a collection of 'feel good' songs from the worlds of Jazz, Pop and Broadway. The show was under the baton of musical director Mike Renzi and h... (more...)
Playhouse on Park to Welcome Broadway Guest Artists for Adult Master Classes Playhouse on Park to Welcome Broadway Guest Artists for Adult Master Classes
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

Learn from Broadway stars this summer at Playhouse on Park! Ron Todorowski, currently in the cast of FINDING NEVERLAND, and Broadway veteran Susan Haefner will each offer a two-hour master class for students ages 16 and up.... (more...)
Graceland Selected as World's No. 1 Best Music Attraction Graceland Selected as World's No. 1 Best Music Attraction
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2015

10Best is a division of USA TODAY Travel and USA TODAY's award-winning travel website, providing users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. ... (more...)
Musical Star & Voice of 'Chiquita Banana' Monica Lewis Dies at 93 Musical Star & Voice of 'Chiquita Banana' Monica Lewis Dies at 93
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2015

Monica Lewis, a former Benny Goodman vocalist who headlined the very first broadcast of the 'Ed Sullivan Show,' died on June 12 of natural causes at her apartment in Woodland Hills, CA. She was 93.... (more...)
Karen Paysse Rowe Releases LETTERS FROM GALVESTON Karen Paysse Rowe Releases LETTERS FROM GALVESTON
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2015

EVANT, Texas... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Gabe Bowling and Bryan Langlitz Talk MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET BWW Interviews: Gabe Bowling and Bryan Langlitz Talk MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by David Clarke - June 14, 2015

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is a crowd-pleasing favorite of both theater and music fans alike. The vibrant jukebox musical tells the story of the world's most infamous impromptu jam sessions. Filled with toe-tapping hits and tons of heart, I chatted with Gabe Bowling (Carl Perkins) and Bryan Langlitz (Sa... (more...)
Actress & Recording Star Monica Lewis, Voice of Chiquita Banana, Dies at 93 Actress & Recording Star Monica Lewis, Voice of Chiquita Banana, Dies at 93
by TV News Desk - June 12, 2015

Monica Lewis, a former Benny Goodman vocalist who headlined the very first broadcast of the 'Ed Sullivan Show,' was THE VOICE of the popular Chiquita BANANA cartoons, clowned opposite Jerry Lewis, Red Skelton and Danny Kaye, turned down a marriage proposal from Ronald Reagan and went on to play co-s... (more...)
VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks FISH IN THE DARK; Performs Magic Act on 'Live' VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks FISH IN THE DARK; Performs Magic Act on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - June 12, 2015

Jason Alexander stopped by this week's 'LIVE' and spoke about taking over the lead role for Larry David in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK.... (more...)
Grammy Winner Peter Frampton Headlines Crowdfunding Campaign for Self-Tuning Guitar System Grammy Winner Peter Frampton Headlines Crowdfunding Campaign for Self-Tuning Guitar System
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2015

Grammy Award and multi Platinum recording artist Peter Frampton has signed on as the Headliner for the AxCent Tuning Systems Crowdfunder capital raise campaign.... (more...)
JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS Making a TrulyOutrageous Comeback JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS Making a TrulyOutrageous Comeback
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2015

It's #TrulyOutrageous! Thirty years after the iconic brand's debut, Hasbro, Inc. is introducing its best-loved animated pop stars, JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS, to a new audience in 2015. Incorporating all the glamour, glitter, fashion, and fame of the classic 1980s series, the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS brand ... (more...)
OC Fair Announces Full Concert Schedule for the 2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series OC Fair Announces Full Concert Schedule for the 2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2015 OC Fair features 24 nights of country, pop, reggae, classic rock and comedy offering concertgoers a variety of entertainment options to select from this summer.... (more...)






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