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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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2015 Creative Arts EMMY Winners Announced - Including 3 Way Tie! 2015 Creative Arts EMMY Winners Announced - Including 3 Way Tie!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 25, 2015

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Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next Month Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next Month
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

?The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place on Tuesday, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC). ... (more...)
Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards Nominees Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 72 nominees - six each in 12 categories - competing in the 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 17, in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.... (more...)
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 22nd, 2015 'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 22nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - April 22, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's the big guns! New openings at the Drury Lane, Marriott, ChiShakes, Second City, Porchlight, Theatre At The Center, Mercury Theater, Jedlicka and Big Noi... (more...)
Divas, Drama, Romance! Meet the Full Cast of LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight on Broadway Divas, Drama, Romance! Meet the Full Cast of LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - April 20, 2015

Four time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming makes her Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills, two-time Emmy Award nominee Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O'Connell, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson in Living on Love by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by... (more...)
CHINESE COFFEE Playwright Ira Lewis Dies at 82 CHINESE COFFEE Playwright Ira Lewis Dies at 82
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

According to The New York Times, playwright and actor Ira Lewis died on April 4, 2015 due to complications following open-heart surgery. He was 82.... (more...)
Audra McDonald, Bradley Cooper Among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World; Full List! Audra McDonald, Bradley Cooper Among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World; Full List!
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2015

TIME reveals the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The issue features five separate covers, each featuring a member of the TIME 100: Kanye West, Misty Copeland, Bradley Cooper, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Jorge Ramos.... (more...)
BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of AMERICAN BUFFALO with Damian Lewis, Tom Sturridge and John Goodman! BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of AMERICAN BUFFALO with Damian Lewis, Tom Sturridge and John Goodman!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 16, 2015

Shot during rehearsals for the play, a video interview of Damian Lewis, John Goodman, Tom Sturridge and director Daniel Evans discuss the upcoming production of American Buffalo. The production will play for a strictly limited season at Wyndham's Theatre, with previews from 16 April. Check out what ... (more...)
The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26 The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Houston Symphony is proud to present A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch to honor the life, musical accomplishments and longstanding career of multiple award-winning composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch.... (more...)
THE JOY OF SAX Begins Later This Month at 59E59 Theaters THE JOY OF SAX Begins Later This Month at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome Peter and Will Anderson with THE JOY OF SAX, featuring Pat Bianchi on the Hammond B-3 Organ. Produced by Reardon-Anderson Music, LLC., THE JOY OF SAX begins performances on Tuesday, April 28 for a limited engagement through Thursday, May 7. The performance schedule is Tue... (more...)
Chris Stapleton to Make National TV Solo Debut on CBS's LATE SHOW Chris Stapleton to Make National TV Solo Debut on CBS's LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

Chris Stapleton will make his network television solo debut tomorrow night on the "Late Show With David Letterman."... (more...)
Brown, Daniele, Hunter, Knechtges, Prince & More Set for New York Theatre Barn's 'GOTTA DANCE' Choreography Panel, 5/3 Brown, Daniele, Hunter, Knechtges, Prince & More Set for New York Theatre Barn's 'GOTTA DANCE' Choreography Panel, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2015

On May 3, 2015 at 2pm, New York Theatre Barn (Theatre Barn) presents its exclusive Spring Benefit - a one-time only presentation of Gotta Dance: A Choreography Conversation at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.... (more...)
Tucson Jazz Institute's Ellington Big Band to Perform Free Concert at Mesa Arts Center, 4/22 Tucson Jazz Institute's Ellington Big Band to Perform Free Concert at Mesa Arts Center, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center guitarist James Chirillo will perform at Mesa Arts Center (MAC) in a free concert with Tucson's national award winning Jazz Institute Ellington Big Band on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m., as a culmination of the 2015-16 season of Jazz from A to Z. Tickets are available now a... (more...)
Photo Flash: Damian Lewis, John Goodman & Tom Sturridge in Rehearsal for West End's AMERICAN BUFFALO Photo Flash: Damian Lewis, John Goodman & Tom Sturridge in Rehearsal for West End's AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2015

Images from rehearsals of the upcoming production of American Buffalo starring Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge have just been released - check them out below!. The production, which is directed by Daniel Evans, will play for a strictly limited season at Wyndham's Theatre, with previews ... (more...)
Eric Coble's FAIRFIELD to Make World Premiere at Cleveland Play House Eric Coble's FAIRFIELD to Make World Premiere at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

Cleveland Play House's 99th season will draw to a close with an equal dose of hilarity and heart with the world premiere production of Fairfield.... (more...)
Norman Lear to Receive 'Outstanding Television Writer Award at 2015 Austin Film Festival Norman Lear to Receive 'Outstanding Television Writer Award at 2015 Austin Film Festival
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2015

Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premier film festival that recognizes the writers' and filmmakers' impact on film, television, and new media, is thrilled to announce Norman Lear as the recipient of the "Outstanding Television Writer" Award at the 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival, this October 29-Nov... (more...)
Patti LuPone, Billy Eichner & More Set for BRIDGET EVERETT GETS F*CKED BY ARS NOVA Tonight Patti LuPone, Billy Eichner & More Set for BRIDGET EVERETT GETS F*CKED BY ARS NOVA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

Ars Nova has announced the lineup for Bridget Everett Gets F*cked by Ars Nova, a one-night-only blow-out concert celebrating everyone's favorite badass b*tch, alt-cabaret priestess and Ars Nova All Star, Bridget Everett. In addition to Everett herself, the benefit concert, directed by Scott Wittman ... (more...)
Ogunquit Playhouse Welcomes New Associate Producer Ogunquit Playhouse Welcomes New Associate Producer
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the appointment of Brian Swasey to the position of Associate Producer. Brian is no stranger to the Playhouse as he directed the productions of The Berenstain Bears, and The Cat In The Hat. He is also no stranger to the seacoast area; he is originally from Portla... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19 The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Elgar and Sibelius on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The concert will be led by Music Director Steven Smith and features the World Premiere of Benjamin Broening's Sea Surfa... (more...)
Bob Ader's 'FIFTY+ YEARS IN THE BUSINESS' Comes to PS87 Theatre, 4/19-20 Bob Ader's 'FIFTY+ YEARS IN THE BUSINESS' Comes to PS87 Theatre, 4/19-20
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2015

The Project Rushmore Theatre company will present Bob Ader's one man show FIFTY+ YEARS IN THE BUSINESS (the musical memoirs of an overgrown, 50+ year old child actor) on Sunday, April 19th at 3pm and Monday, April 20th at 7:30pm.... (more...)
NBC Sports Coverage of FORMULA ONE MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX Is Most-Watched NBC Sports Coverage of FORMULA ONE MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX Is Most-Watched
by TV News Desk - April 01, 2015

NBCSN's live coverage of the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, highlighted by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel earning his first win with his new team, was the most-watched overnight F1 race on cable in 18 years, averaging 384,000 viewers.... (more...)
Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015 Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015
by Pat Cerasaro - March 31, 2015

Jeremy Jordan proves he could be one helluva FUNNY GIRL!... (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY & More  Set for Van Wezel's 2015-16 Broadway Season THE BOOK OF MORMON, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY & More Set for Van Wezel's 2015-16 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2015

Coming off a record-setting year, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall's 2015-2016 Broadway Season continues to bring some of the most sought-after Broadway shows, as well as classic musicals that continue to excite and inspire generation after generation.... (more...)
Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3 Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2015

?Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the rolling world premiere of Colossal, a new play by Andrew Hinderaker. DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty directs the Kennedy Center Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award-winning play, which is choreographed by founder and artistic direc... (more...)
SEINFELD Star Jason Alexander to Return to Broadway in Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK; Show Extends Through July! SEINFELD Star Jason Alexander to Return to Broadway in Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK; Show Extends Through July!
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander returns to Broadway on Tuesday, June 9 when he assumes 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). Mr. Alexander steps into the role created by Mr. David in t... (more...)






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