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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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The Rep's 50th Anniversary Season to Include FOLLIES, ALL MY SONS & More The Rep's 50th Anniversary Season to Include FOLLIES, ALL MY SONS & More
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2016

The Rep's biggest season yet runs September through April at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, kicking off with Stephen Sondheim's masterwork musical Follies.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MARINA's 'Musical Health Talk' with Sharon Barnett & Karen King STAGE TUBE: MARINA's 'Musical Health Talk' with Sharon Barnett & Karen King
by Marina Kamen - February 08, 2016

Award Winning Marina Kamen's 'Musical Health Talk' gets NYC Singer-Writer-Composers Karen King & Sharon Barnett 'SingingOffThePounds' with this 'High-nrg Fitness' Video Podcast Broadcast!... (more...)
The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan Hilty The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan Hilty
by Matt Tamanini - February 08, 2016

On Monday, February 8th, the Theater People podcast welcomes stage and television star Megan Hilty. Shemade her Broadway debut in 2004 as the Glinda stanby in the Broadway production of WICKED, before she eventually took over the role full time. She also played the role on the First National Tour be... (more...)
Peter Frampton Extends RAW: An Acoustic Tour with 3/12 Stop in Thousand Oaks Peter Frampton Extends RAW: An Acoustic Tour with 3/12 Stop in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Thousand Oaks, CA -- After an overwhelming response from audiences for his first ever acoustic tour, Peter Frampton will extend the tour with a date at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm.... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Coming to North Texas MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Coming to North Texas
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will play three performances at the Music Hall at Fair Park on February 27 & 28, 2016, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group, Inc. The show will make its way to Fort Worth, where... (more...)
CMT Announces New Scripted Drama Adapted from Tony-Nominated Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET CMT Announces New Scripted Drama Adapted from Tony-Nominated Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2016

CMT today announced it is partnering with the producer of the Emmy Award-winning miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys" to adapt the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET into an eight-episode limited-run scripted drama premiering later this year.... (more...)
The Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman The Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman
by Matt Tamanini - February 01, 2016

On Monday, February 1st, Theater People Podcast welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK star Alex Brightman. Before being cast in the leading role in the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Brightman made his Broadway debut as an understudy in GLORY DAYS (the show that infamously closed on its opening night). He went ... (more...)
Jane Monheit, 'Jazz Party' & More Set for Birdland, Week of 2/8 Jane Monheit, 'Jazz Party' & More Set for Birdland, Week of 2/8
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 8-14, Jane Monheit, Birdland Jazz Party, Barbara Carroll and more!... (more...)
ANYTHING GOES, LET IT BE & More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2016 Season ANYTHING GOES, LET IT BE & More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to announce its 2016 lineup that includes two regional premieres, two beloved classics, one international sensation and the return of the smash hit Million Dollar Quartet. The season once again extends longer than ever, opening one week earlier on May 18 and runnin... (more...)
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, ALL THE WAY & More on Tap for Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 2016-17 Season IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, ALL THE WAY & More on Tap for Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2016

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to announce four of five stellar productions secured for 2016 - 2017. The line-up features a carefully curated selection of exciting new Tony Award-winning musicals and plays direct from Broadway, and one large-scale classic Broadway musical for whic... (more...)
MDA to Unveil Revitalized Brand this Friday MDA to Unveil Revitalized Brand this Friday
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

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GORDON LIGHTFOOT Coming To The Washington Pavilion GORDON LIGHTFOOT Coming To The Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2016

After 50+ years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, esteemed musician, Gordon Lightfoot brings his "50 Years of Highway Tour" to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion on June 26 at 8p.m.... (more...)
Ronnie McDowell Tells All in New Memoir, BRINGING IT TO YOU PERSONALLY Ronnie McDowell Tells All in New Memoir, BRINGING IT TO YOU PERSONALLY
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

Ronnie McDowell, known for decades of hit songs and genuine warmth that fills seats again and again, opens up about his illustrious music career in his new autobiography, “'Bringing It To You Personally,” available for preordernow.... (more...)
ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Returning to City College Center for the Arts, 2/19-21 ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Returning to City College Center for the Arts, 2/19-21
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

Back by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Historic Club Harlem returns to City College's performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. The show, which shines a red-hot spotlight on a little-known piece of Black h... (more...)
The Bacon Brothers to Perform in Concert at Schimmel Center The Bacon Brothers to Perform in Concert at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

On Saturday, February 6th at 7:30pm, Schimmel Center at Pace University will present an evening with The Bacon Brothers featuring Kevin Bacon on vocals, guitar, harmonica and percussion and Michael Bacon on vocals, guitar and cello.... (more...)
BWW 2015 NY Cabaret Awards: 'Editor's Choice' Honors Go To Karen Mason, Mark Nadler, Steve Ross, Alex Rybeck, Jim Caruso, Sean Harkness and Ian Herman BWW 2015 NY Cabaret Awards: 'Editor's Choice' Honors Go To Karen Mason, Mark Nadler, Steve Ross, Alex Rybeck, Jim Caruso, Sean Harkness and Ian Herman
by Stephen Hanks - January 20, 2016

After BroadwayWorld launched its New York Cabaret Awards in 2012, the cabaret section's editors realized that the selected categories and the popular vote nature of the election didn't adequately recognize some great performances and shows for that particular year. So in 2013, BWW added "Editor's Ch... (more...)
AXS TV Acquires Season 3 of the Reality Series 'EX-WIVES OF ROCK,' Premiering 2/17 AXS TV Acquires Season 3 of the Reality Series 'EX-WIVES OF ROCK,' Premiering 2/17
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2016

AXS TV presents season three of the popular reality series EX-WIVES OF ROCK, premiering on Wednesday, February 17, with back-to-back episodes at 9:00pE and 9:30pE.... (more...)
The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth Malone The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth Malone
by Matt Tamanini - January 18, 2016

On Monday, January 18th, The Theater People podcast welcomes Tony-nominated FUN HOME star Beth Malone. Malone made her Broadway debut in the 2006 production of RING OF FIRE, and has found much success working regionally, including a critically acclaimed turn in the title role of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Broadway Inspirational Voices' Michael McElroy Picks 5 Performances That Stir and Inspire Him BWW Exclusive: Broadway Inspirational Voices' Michael McElroy Picks 5 Performances That Stir and Inspire Him
by BWW Special Coverage - January 15, 2016

In honor of Broadway Inspirational Voices' upcoming event, McElroy took a moment to reflect on five performances he finds personally inspirational. BroadwayWorld brings you his selections, from Barbra Streisand to Lady Gaga, below!... (more...)
Linda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This February Linda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This February
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2016 lineup, featuring Jane Monheit, Monterey Jazz Allstars, Nicolas King, The Birdland Big Band, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, John Pizzarelli Quartet, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
PDP to Stage SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE PDP to Stage SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

Patrick Dorow Productions (PDP), the Seacoast's acclaimed, top-quality, live performance theater and education company, is thrilled to present Smokey Joe's Cafe, the longest running musical revue on Broadway, sponsored by Olde Port Properties, from February 12-28, 2016, at The Star Theatre in Kitter... (more...)
THE LADY IN THE VAN, Starring Maggie Smith, Hits U.S. Theaters Today THE LADY IN THE VAN, Starring Maggie Smith, Hits U.S. Theaters Today
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2016

Sony Pictures Classics' THE LADY IN THE VAN, Alan Bennett's adaptation of his commercial and critical West End hit, based on his own bestselling memoir, hits theaters across the U.S. today, January 15, after an early December rollout in New York City and Los Angeles.... (more...)
Maltz Jupiter's LES MISERABLES Tops 2015 Carbonell Award Nominations; Ceremony Set for Spring! Maltz Jupiter's LES MISERABLES Tops 2015 Carbonell Award Nominations; Ceremony Set for Spring!
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

Can you hear the people sing? The Carbonell Awards judges did, honoring LES MISERABLES at Maltz Jupiter Theatre with 10 Carbonell nominations, the most of any musical production. Daniel's Husband at Island City Stage, a world premiere about the importance of marriage equality, garnered six nominatio... (more...)
T.G. Sheppard to Kick Off 2016 with Appearances on RAY STEVENS, JOEY CANYON Shows T.G. Sheppard to Kick Off 2016 with Appearances on RAY STEVENS, JOEY CANYON Shows
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

Since making a successful comeback in 2015 with his latest critically-acclaimed album, Legendary Friends & Country Duets, T.G. Sheppard is carrying that momentum into the new year, with multiple upcoming television appearances on RFD-TV hit shows "Ray Stevens' Nashville" and "The Joey Canyon Show."... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Dionne Warwick, Wayne Newton, Steve Tyrell, Robert Davi Perform at Friars Sinatra Celebration Photo Coverage: Dionne Warwick, Wayne Newton, Steve Tyrell, Robert Davi Perform at Friars Sinatra Celebration
by Stephen Sorokoff - January 12, 2016

400 Lucky People Got To See Show Biz History Made Last Night at the Friars Sinatra Celebration and BroadwayWorld was there, check out the photos below.... (more...)






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