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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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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...)
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE to Play Coventry's Belgrade Theatre in April A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE to Play Coventry's Belgrade Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

The Belgrade Theatre Coventry is thrilled to play host to the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's new production of A View from the Bridge from Wed 8 - Sat 11 April. Directed by Stephen Unwin with Jonathan Guy Lewis as 'Eddie Carbone' and Michael Brandon as 'Alfieri', this major new touring product... (more...)
NBC Sports Group Sets FORMULA ONE MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX Weekend Coverage NBC Sports Group Sets FORMULA ONE MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX Weekend Coverage
by TV News Desk - March 25, 2015

NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of the 2015 Formula One season with comprehensive coverage of the Malaysian Grand Prix on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra this weekend. The action begins Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra with Practice 1, and continues throughout the weekend, pri... (more...)
Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

National Recording Registry To “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin Recordings Named American Treasures... (more...)
KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary Season KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts' 2015/2016 Season will include a celebration of the organization's 10th anniversary, Celebrate 10. Details on the festivities as well as the 15/16 Season were announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 23. Special performances ... (more...)
Jerry Lewis to Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award Jerry Lewis to Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Jerry Lewis, renowned entertainer and humanitarian, will receive the NAB Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during the 2015 NAB Show.... (more...)
BWW Flashback: Here They Go! IF/THEN Concludes Broadway Run Today BWW Flashback: Here They Go! IF/THEN Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2015

IF/THEN, which was named the 'Best Musical of the Year' by New York Magazine, will play its final Broadway performance Today, Sunday, March 22 at 3:00pm. Upon closing, the musical will have played 29 previews and 401 performances. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway!... (more...)
Patti LuPone, Billy Eichner & More Set for Ars Nova's Night Celebrating Bridget Everett Patti LuPone, Billy Eichner & More Set for Ars Nova's Night Celebrating Bridget Everett
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 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...)
Paul Anka to Perform Concert with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 4/9 Paul Anka to Perform Concert with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—March 18, 2015—Bursting onto the music scene at age 15 with his hit song “Diana,” Paul Anka took his teenage stardom and turned it into a seven-decade career, penning over 500 songs for the great singers of the day and remaining a consummate entertainer for years to come. Backe... (more...)
Monica Bill Barnes & Company to Bring HAPPY HOUR to Velocity, 4/16 Monica Bill Barnes & Company to Bring HAPPY HOUR to Velocity, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

For one night only -- the hilarious and affecting Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass (NYC) trade their signature sequins and feather headdresses for a pair of everyday men's suits in Happy Hour, the world's first-ever cocktail party dance show.... (more...)
Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11 Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Backed by the lush sounds of a full orchestra, Anka brings his talents to Pacific Symphony Pops for a high-energy concert filled with songs that have transcended generations. These include such hits as "Put Your Head on My Shoulder," "You Are My Destiny," "Puppy Love," "Lonely Boy" and the illustrio... (more...)
BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific! BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!
by Cary Ginell - March 18, 2015

In JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the legendary actor's son Chris takes the audience through highlights of his father's career. There is, of course, lots of laughter but also poignant moments about the elder Lemmon's total preoccupation with his career, to the detriment of his satellite family's relationship ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE HAT Delivers an Engaging Piece of Theatrical Faction BWW Reviews: THE HAT Delivers an Engaging Piece of Theatrical Faction
by Anya Sebastian - March 17, 2015

THE HAT, which opened at the Santa Fe Playhouse on March 12, is a personal and highly original tale, dealing with some of the lesser known human stories of world war II. Written by Santa Fe playwright, Dianna Lewis, the play is grounded in historical fact. While the details of this particular story ... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, 3/17 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Million Dollar Quartet national tour is playing at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, 621 W 6th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 March 17-22, 2015.... (more...)
Chubby Checker to Perform at The Playhouse on Rodney Square, 3/21 Chubby Checker to Perform at The Playhouse on Rodney Square, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Chubby Checker & the Wildcats step on the stage to demonstrate Charisma and a unique Quality that can never be equaled when he comes to The Playhouse on Rodney Square (previously named the DuPont Theatre) on March 21 as part of the Broadway Series.... (more...)
6-Disc Collector's Set THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW Coming to DVD 5/12 6-Disc Collector's Set THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW Coming to DVD 5/12
by TV News Desk - March 11, 2015

This May, StarVista Entertainment/Time Life will bring home audiences front row seats for THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW... (more...)
SISTER ACT, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT and More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015 Season SISTER ACT, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT and More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse will have you kicking up your heels for five spectacular musicals slated to hit the stage for the legendary theatre's 83rd season. The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to be the first regional theatre in the U.S. to produce the smash hits Million Dollar Quartet and Sister Act as we... (more...)
Brandon Bennett to Return to Suncoast Showroom with ELVIS MY WAY, 4/10-11 Brandon Bennett to Return to Suncoast Showroom with ELVIS MY WAY, 4/10-11
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to celebrate the “King of Rock and Roll” with his “Elvis My Way” show on April 10 and 11.... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Coming to Harris Center, 4/2-4 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Coming to Harris Center, 4/2-4
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

The Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet is inspired by the electrifying true story of the one night Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley were brought together for what is now known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. The national tour of this To... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Guy Lewis, Teresa Banham & More in UK's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Guy Lewis, Teresa Banham & More in UK's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Full casting has been announced for the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's new production of A View from the Bridge, directed by Stephen Unwin with Jonathan Guy Lewis as 'Eddie Carbone' and Michael Brandon as 'Alfieri', staged to celebrate the centenary of Arthur Miller's birth. The production wil... (more...)
BWW Reviews:  FISH IN THE DARK a Blatantly Commercial Broadway Star Vehicle, not that there's anything wrong with that. BWW Reviews: FISH IN THE DARK a Blatantly Commercial Broadway Star Vehicle, not that there's anything wrong with that.
by Michael Dale - March 06, 2015

Larry David mimics his TV style in his very funny playwriting debut.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company BWW Reviews: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
by Lori Weglein - March 05, 2015

It's important to be Earnest in this boys meet girls comedy of manners.... (more...)
Meet the Full Cast of Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK, Opening Tonight on Broadway! Meet the Full Cast of Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - March 05, 2015

FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy written by and starring Larry David, is running for an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 7 at the Cort Theatre. Opening night is tonight, March 5. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the play!... (more...)
TCM to Honor SOUND OF MUSIC's Christopher Plummer with Hand & Footprint Ceremony TCM to Honor SOUND OF MUSIC's Christopher Plummer with Hand & Footprint Ceremony
by Movies News Desk - March 04, 2015

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will honor beloved actor Christopher Plummer during a handprint-footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® on Friday, March 27, 2015... (more...)






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