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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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Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart and More to Present at 2015 Jerry Herman Awards; Final Nominees Announced! Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart and More to Present at 2015 Jerry Herman Awards; Final Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced final nominees for THE 4TH ANNUAL JERRY HERMAN AWARDS, a celebration of the achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre in Los Angeles.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Barry Kleinbort Discusses Broadway at  Backstage with Peter LeDonne Photo Coverage: Barry Kleinbort Discusses Broadway at Backstage with Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 28, 2015

Barry Kleinbort, director, composer, lyricist, and librettist shared his vast theatre knowledge with the 970am radio audience this past Sunday. Barry paid a visit to his longtime friend Jamie deRoy at Backstage with Peter LeDonne. This informative hour is available on Podcast at http://am970theanswe... (more...)
2015 Solstice Showcase Set for The Barn Theatre in Montville, 6/12-14 2015 Solstice Showcase Set for The Barn Theatre in Montville, 6/12-14
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The Barn Theatre of Montville, NJ will be presenting its 2015 Solstice Showcase, a weekend of original one act plays. Performances will be on June 12 and 13 at 8pm; and on June 14 at 2pm.... (more...)
Jeremy Jordan, Linda Lavin and More Set for 54 Below This June Jeremy Jordan, Linda Lavin and More Set for 54 Below This June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

This June, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street.... (more...)
Registration for Young Actor Musical Theater Preparatory Program at Playhouse on Park Now Open Registration for Young Actor Musical Theater Preparatory Program at Playhouse on Park Now Open
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Registration for the Young Actor Musical Theater Preparatory Program at Playhouse on Park is now open! Running from July 13-July 24, this summer program gives children entering grades three through eight instruction in acting, dance, and music.... (more...)
Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced the 17 writers and 8 new musicals selected for the fifth summer of weeklong retreats. For eight consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, each writing team will have a residency in Rhinebeck, New York. Writers are provided ... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Inside Career Transition For Dancers' Inbetween Show Dinner! Photo Coverage: Inside Career Transition For Dancers' Inbetween Show Dinner!
by Linda Lenzi - May 21, 2015

The Shubert Organization and Career Transition For Dancers along with the host committee: Andy Blankenbuehler, Graciela Daniele, Mercedes Ellington, Donna McKechnie, Jerry Mitchell, & Chita Rivera welcomed The Broadway Dance Community for a Buffet Dinner & Between-Shows-Get-Together at Sardi's, Euge... (more...)
Alan Cumming to Headline The Cabaret's 2015 Season, Featuring Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More in Indianapolis Alan Cumming to Headline The Cabaret's 2015 Season, Featuring Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More in Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Alan Cumming headlines The Cabaret's 2015 Summer/Fall Season with his one-man show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs. The Scottish actor-singer unveils a naughty and comical evening of song on September 12th and 13th.  ... (more...)
Centenary Stage Company to Host 2015 SUMMER JAMFEST, 7/11-8/8 Centenary Stage Company to Host 2015 SUMMER JAMFEST, 7/11-8/8
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Centenary Stage Company's ever popular Summer Jamfest will "raise the roof" of the Sitnik Theater during the summer months with a variety of high-energy musical guests perfect for all tastes.  Running July 11 through August 8, CSC will host an array of talented musicians paying tribute to some of Am... (more...)
Woody Allen and His New Orleans Jazz Band Set for Minneapolis' State Theatre, 8/2 Woody Allen and His New Orleans Jazz Band Set for Minneapolis' State Theatre, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Woody Allen, the iconic American actor/writer and film director, is also a musician. He brings a passion for jazz and his upbeat, Dixieland-style New Orleans Jazz Band to perform at the State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) at 7 p.m. on August 2, 2015.... (more...)
HBO to Premiere New Comedy Series THE BRINK, 6/21 HBO to Premiere New Comedy Series THE BRINK, 6/21
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2015

The show's ten-episode season begins SUNDAY, JUNE 21 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
First Look - HBO Reveals Key Art for New Comedy Series THE BRINK First Look - HBO Reveals Key Art for New Comedy Series THE BRINK
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2015

Below, check out key art for the upcoming comedy series THE BRINK. The new comedy series begins its ten-episode season SUNDAY, JUNE 21 (10:30-11:00 p.m.).... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T. BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - May 15, 2015

In the famous 1960s hit 'Is That All There Is?' by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Peggy Lee croons the melancholy lyric, 'If that's all there is, my friend, then, let's keep dancing. Let's break out the booze and have a ball, if that's all there is.' While this song ironically doesn't make it into t... (more...)
The OC Fair Celebrates 125 Years With 'One Big Party' This Summer The OC Fair Celebrates 125 Years With 'One Big Party' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The OC Fair is celebrating 125 years and invites everyone to join its 'One Big Party' July 17-August 16, 2015.... (more...)
Broadway Palm's 23rd Season to Feature FUNNY GIRL, SISTER ACT & More Broadway Palm's 23rd Season to Feature FUNNY GIRL, SISTER ACT & More
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Broadway Palm has announced its 23rd Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions, and six concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2015. ... (more...)
Jerry Lewis & More Featured in THIRTEEN's Inside Look at the Friars Club, 5/22 Jerry Lewis & More Featured in THIRTEEN's Inside Look at the Friars Club, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

The rich history of entertainment and laughter are revealed in the half-hour documentaryTreasures of New York: Friars Club, premiering on Thursday, May 21 at 10 p.m. on WLIW21 and Friday, May 22 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN.... (more...)
FISH IN THE DARK's Jason Alexander to Star in New Adult Swim Comedy FISH IN THE DARK's Jason Alexander to Star in New Adult Swim Comedy
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015

Jason Alexander is set to star in a new comedy pilot for Adult Swim, created by Adam Lustick.... (more...)
Brian Hyland Joins Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA in Arcadia, 6/6 Brian Hyland Joins Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA in Arcadia, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation announced that Brian Hyland will be joining Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA on Sunday, June 6 at 7pm. Brian Hyland is known for a slew of iconic hit songs including 'Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini' and 'Sealed With a Kiss.'. Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXT... (more...)
Scoop: SCREAM 2 on FOX - Friday, May 15, 2015 Scoop: SCREAM 2 on FOX - Friday, May 15, 2015
by - May 11, 2015

Get all the scoop on SCREAM 2, airing on FOX on Friday, May 15, 2015!... (more...)
Jermyn Street Theatre's Summer Season to Include LESERE, 'VIVIEN' & More Jermyn Street Theatre's Summer Season to Include LESERE, 'VIVIEN' & More
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

Continuing its 21st anniversary year, Jermyn Street Theatre today announces two plays for the summer months and gives a sneak preview into the autumn season.... (more...)
Chris Rock to Direct Amy Schumer's First HBO Comedy Special from Apollo Theater Chris Rock to Direct Amy Schumer's First HBO Comedy Special from Apollo Theater
by TV News Desk - May 07, 2015

Amy Schumer is set to headline her first HBO comedy special, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. The special, which debuts later this year, will tape at the Apollo Theater in New York on May 29 and will be directed by Chris Rock.... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Coming to MPAC, 6/10 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Coming to MPAC, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 10 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-79.... (more...)
Melissa Errico to Debut New Singles This Month Melissa Errico to Debut New Singles This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Ghostlight Records will release two previously-unreleased tracks from stage and screen star MELISSA ERRICO as a special digital exclusive on May 18, 2015.... (more...)
TN Shakespeare Company to Present TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL TN Shakespeare Company to Present TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its first developing musical reading on the U of M mainstage with Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Freidman on May 23 at 7:00 pm.... (more...)
13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. ... (more...)






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