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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MusicalFare presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET MusicalFare presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

This Tony® Award Winning musical is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash,Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever.  Showcasing hit songs including Blue Suede ... (more...)
BWW Article: Nicolas King and Mike Renzi Pair Up to Tell a Familiar Story with New Album ON ANOTHER NOTE BWW Article: Nicolas King and Mike Renzi Pair Up to Tell a Familiar Story with New Album ON ANOTHER NOTE
by Gianluca Russo - March 27, 2017

When Liza Minnelli tells showbiz, "Look out… here comes Nicolas King," you know this performer is the real deal. Having toured with Minnelli and appeared in three Broadway shows by the time he was a teenager, King is no stranger to showmanship and storytelling. Now, he has partnered with legendar... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, ONCE and More Set for the Paramount in 2017-18 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, ONCE and More Set for the Paramount in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Aurora's Paramount Theatre, home to more than 33,000 subscribers for its Broadway Musical Series, continues its growth as one of the nation's preeminent regional theater powerhouses with today's announcement of four must-see, blockbuster musicals slated for its 2017-18 season: Million Dollar Quartet... (more...)
Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have joined forces, now to be known as the 'new' NewYorkRep. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Markus Potter and Executive Director Gayle Damiano Waxenberg, NewYorkRep produces new plays and musicals that inspire and compel social change by tellin... (more...)
BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2017
by - March 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! ... (more...)
BWW Review: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Rocks the House with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET BWW Review: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Rocks the House with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Chris Gibson - March 27, 2017

I've seen MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET several times, and I've always enjoyed the experience, even though it's a heavily fictionalized version of the day four music icons gathered in the studio that started their careers. If you've ever heard the original recordings that were made you know that Jerry Lee ... (more...)
BWW TV: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Gang Gets Back Together at Paper Mill Playhouse- Go Inside Rehearsal! BWW TV: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Gang Gets Back Together at Paper Mill Playhouse- Go Inside Rehearsal!
by TV - On the Road - March 26, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony® Award, has announced casting for the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, in... (more...)
BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2017
by - March 26, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! ... (more...)
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - March 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. ... (more...)
BWW's On This Day - March 25, 2017
by - March 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! ... (more...)
Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

The American Songbook opens up on Caramoor's Music Room stage for its annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico.... (more...)
1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce 1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday.... (more...)
Confederation Center Announces Festival Casting: Introducing 'The King' and 'The Man In Black' Confederation Center Announces Festival Casting: Introducing 'The King' and 'The Man In Black'
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Confederation Centre has revealed three of the leads for this summer's mega-concert musical, Million Dollar Quartet. The Charlottetown Festival is introducing talented Centre newcomers, Greg Gale as Johnny Cash and Matthew Lawrence as Elvis Presley.... (more...)
Jerry Seinfeld Bringing Ted L. Nancy's LETTERS FROM A NUT to the Geffen Playhouse Jerry Seinfeld Bringing Ted L. Nancy's LETTERS FROM A NUT to the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Letters from a Nut by Ted L. Nancy, a brand-new show based on the bestselling book series of prank letters and their responses from Ted L. Nancy (aka Barry Marder), will debut in June at the Geffen Playhouse as part of the theater's Spotlight Entertainment Series. The show is produced by Jerry Seinf... (more...)
THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audi... (more...)
BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL'S Jacob Young Debuts Country Concert This Weekend At The Tropicana BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL'S Jacob Young Debuts Country Concert This Weekend At The Tropicana
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

March madness is in full swing in Las Vegas.  This weekend, country western music and soap opera fans also have a reason to cheer.  Emmy-winning television star Jacob Young opens in concert at The Tropicana in the Laugh Factory Theatre on Sunday March 26 with a special 5:00 PM performance and Monday... (more...)
Broadway Smash-Hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Open at Georgia Ensemble Theatre Broadway Smash-Hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Open at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, will finish up its 24thseason with Million Dollar Quartet, the smash-hit Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Le... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Meets The Press Photo Coverage: Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - March 22, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony® Award, has announced casting for the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, in... (more...)
BWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy Center BWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - March 20, 2017

What would have happened if Jay Leno were still hosting 'The Tonight Show' today?... (more...)
Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24 Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24
by TV News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Last Laugh is a documentary based on the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it?... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 2017-18 Classics and Pops Series - Lang Lang, Yo-Yo Ma, European Tour and More! Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 2017-18 Classics and Pops Series - Lang Lang, Yo-Yo Ma, European Tour and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year ... (more...)
Akiko Tsuruga Trio to Jazz Up Aaron Davis Hall this Spring Akiko Tsuruga Trio to Jazz Up Aaron Davis Hall this Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Jazz virtuoso Akiko Tsuruga will bring the hypnotic sound of her Hammond B-3 organ to Uptown audiences as the Akiko Tsuruga Trio swings into Aaron Davis Hall at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 24. A popular and innovative mainstay on the New York jazz scene, Tsuruga has been praised as one of the most dynam... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018 Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year ... (more...)
Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set! Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is s... (more...)
Mystery Fest Key West Announces 2017 Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition Mystery Fest Key West Announces 2017 Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Mystery Fest Key West has announced a call for entries for this year's Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition. The winner will claim a book-publishing contract with Absolutely Amazing eBooks, free Mystery Fest Key West 2017 registration, airfare, hotel accommodations for two nights, meals and a Whodun... (more...)






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