Allan Sherman News

Date Of Birth:
November 30, 1924
Date Of Death:
November 20, 1973 (48)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
Male
Weird Al Yankovic's MANDATORY FUN is First Comedy Album to Hit #1 Since 1963
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Weird Al Yankovic's latest album Mandatory Fun was announced as the new number one album in the country for the week ending July 20. Billboard confirmed the news after a about a week of speculation about who would claim the top spot. (more...)

Will Friedwald's 'Clip Joint: A Video Music Mixtape' Set for Independence Day Americana Special, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

On Tuesday June 24, from 7 to 10 PM, Will Friedwald's 'Clip Joint: A Video Music Mixtape' is set for The Independence Day Americana Special. (more...)

The Jazz Scene Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Next Show: THE (pre) FOURTH OF JULY SPECIAL - CLASSIC AMERICANA (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18 in Long Beach, NY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDAH! Runs 5/30-7/6 at Broward Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - May 14, 2014

It's that time of year again. School's almost out and summer is closing in. What better time to celebrate the season than with a musical comedy based on Allan Sherman's clever parodies of classic and classical music. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah will open at the Broward Stage Door Theatre on May 30th, and run through July 6th. (more...)

AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/15-18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

AIP to Host 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/15-18 in Long Beach, NY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

Jennie Litt and David Alpher to Celebrate Release of TWO APPLES at Metropolitan Room, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Jennie Litt and David Alpher, Brooklyn's own married songwriting duo, celebrate the May release of their debut recording, TWO APPLES, with an appearance at New York's Metropolitan Room on Thursday, June 5 at 7pm. TWO APPLES is a collection of eleven original songs covering topics ranging from lingerie to gym addiction to the random miracle of existence. Ms. Litt describes Alpher&Litt as 'eclectic writers inspired by American popular song and most comfortable in an idiom that's equal parts musical theatre, Tin Pan Alley, and Allan Sherman.' Additionally, Litt is an award-winning fiction writer and Alpher a world-renowned composer. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben West Previews Unsung Musicals' Carolyn Leigh Tribute Concert
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 03, 2014

Max von Essen, Erin Davie, Alli Mauzey and other Bway stars will sing lesser-known tunes by the lyricist of 'Peter Pan' and 'Little Me'. (more...)

Avi Hoffman's TOO JEWISH? Set for Morris Museum, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Join us for a musical celebration of Jewish culture and identity. The Morris Museum is pleased to announce that a performance of Too Jewish? will be held in the Bickford Theatre on Sunday, March 23 at 2:00pm. (more...)

Edie Adams Tribute Set for 2/4 at The Cinefamily
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Entertainer Edie Adams will be honored with a career retrospectives of her work in television and film next month in Los Angeles at The Cinefamily on Tuesday February 4. Eclectic entertainer Ann Magnuson will host the event. (more...)

EDIE ADAMS DVD Box Set Available Today!
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

More than 50 years after it premiered on the ABC network, the variety shows Here's Edie and The Edie Adams Show (www.edieadams.com) are set for release on DVD and digital formats. (more...)

EDIE ADAMS Television Collection Coming to DVD
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

More than 50 years after it premiered on the ABC network, the variety shows Here's Edie and The Edie Adams Show (www.edieadams.com) are set for release on DVD and digital formats. (more...)

TigerLion Arts' THE COSMIC EQUATION & WHAT IF I'M DEAD? Begin at Minnesota Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

This summer, TigerLion Arts (TLA) has its paws in two shows to be produced as part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival, tonight, August 1 - 11, 2013. THE COSMIC EQUATION = 2 Wives + 2 Husbands Adventure! is a collaboration with Adventurer Press in which two smart Wives escape from their two ignorant Husbands in search of adventure. What if I'm Dead?, produced by TigerLion Arts, is a highly physical solo show in which Red Nose Clown Bartholomew (New York comedian Alan Fessenden) stages his own funeral. (more...)

TigerLion Arts to Present THE COSMIC EQUATION & WHAT IF I'M DEAD? at Minnesota Fringe Festival, Begin. 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

This summer, TigerLion Arts (TLA) has its paws in two shows to be produced as part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival, August 1 - 11, 2013. THE COSMIC EQUATION = 2 Wives + 2 Husbands Adventure! is a collaboration with Adventurer Press in which two smart Wives escape from their two ignorant Husbands in search of adventure. What if I'm Dead?, produced by TigerLion Arts, is a highly physical solo show in which Red Nose Clown Bartholomew (New York comedian Alan Fessenden) stages his own funeral. (more...)

Rick Moranis' MY MOTHER'S BRISKET & OTHER LOVE SONGS Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

Actor, comedian and multiple GRAMMY nominated artist Rick Moranis released his new album, My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs, this week. Already the No. 1 selling comedy album on Amazon and in the Top 10 on iTunes Comedy Chart, Moranis was also featured in today's New York Times who noted the album is '13 comic tunes that explore [Moranis'] Jewish heritage in ridiculous ways,' with its' eclectic blend of klezmer, rumba, folk and jazz covering themes of family, food, religious traditions and love. (more...)

Parade Productions Stages Premiere Reading of THE GIFT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

Parade Productions will present a premiere reading of award-winning South Florida playwright/director Michael Leeds' new work, The Gift. The reading will take place tonight, July 1st at 7:30 p.m., at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center's Studio Theatre in Boca Raton and will feature actors Clay Cartland and Lindsey Forgey. (more...)

Rick Moranis' 'My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs' LP in Stores Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Actor, comedian and multiple GRAMMY nominated artist Rick Moranis released his new album, My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs, this week. (more...)

Rick Moranis to Release New Album 'My Mothers Brisket & Other Love Songs,' Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Actor, comedian and multiple GRAMMY nominated musician, Rick Moranis, is set to release his brand new album, My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs, June 18th on Warner Bros. Records (more...)

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