Angela Lansbury News

Date Of Birth:
October 16, 1925 (88)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
Menier Chocolate Factory Extends FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Through 30 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Due to huge demand and critical acclaim, the Menier Chocolate Factory has announced that the run for its production of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY has been extended to Saturday, 30th August, 2014. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

Bernadette Peters Reacts to Passing of Elaine Stritch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Bernadette Peters, a close friend of legendary Broadway star Elaine Stritch, who died this morning, at her home in Birmingham, MI at age 89, commented to BWW on the sad news of her passing (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. (more...)

Christopher Durang Stars in His Own Play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Opening Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Playwright Christopher Durang - who won his first Tony Award in 2013 for his comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE on Broadway - will make his debut in the role of Vanya when the play is presented at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main St) in New Hope, PA, from tonight, July 17, to August 10. (more...)

Dirty Bourbon River, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's JAZZ FEST 2014 in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse under the direction of Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman is delighted to announce the launch of the upcoming Bridge Street Concert Series: Jazz Fest 2014. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Present DRIVING MISS DAISY & 'THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLES' this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Historic Barter Theatre announces two of the most riveting stories in American culture, coming to its stage this fall: one is a gloriously funny Southern story that proves some friendships are as surprising as they are life-changing; the other a thrilling mystery starring the world's most famous detective. Barter Theatre's fall schedule now includes the much beloved "Driving Miss Daisy" at Barter Stage II and "Sherlock Holmes & the Hound of the Baskervilles' on Barter's Main Stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/14- Arthur Laurents
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

Happy Birthday Arthur Laurents! Laurents' first play, Home of the Brave, opened on Broadway in 1945, followed by many others. He wrote his first musical, West Side Story, in 1957, followed by Gypsy and others. His first screenplay was The Snake Pit in 1948, followed by others including Rope, Anastasia, The Way We Were and The Turning Point. His own play, Invitation to a March in 1960, was the first of several he directed. I Can Get It for You Wholesale in 1961 was the first musical he directed, followed by others including La Cage aux Folles and Gypsy with Angela Lansbury, then Tyne Daly and most recently, Patti LuPone. He pased away in May 2011. (more...)

Rooper and Outhwaite To Star In BREEDERS At St James, From Sept 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Casting is announced today for Breeders, a new comedy by Olivier-nominated and BAFTA long-listed writer Ben Ockrent, premiering on Wednesday 3 September at St. James Theatre. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday Discusses Her Recent Comeback
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

On January 21, Jennifer Holliday released her first solo album in over 20 years. In a recent interview with Travis Smiley, Holliday talked about her recent comeback and past struggles. (more...)

Broadway World Winner Robyn Spangler Headlines San Diego Fringe Festival, 7/3 - 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Called a 'gorgeously talented singer' by Sheridan Road Magazine, the San Diego Fringe Festival welcomes Broadway World Winner Robyn Spangler at the Lyceum Theatre at Horton Plaza with the San Diego Ballet Orchestra from JULY 3rd - July 8th (performance times vary). (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces BLACKOUT at Bay Street Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce BLACKOUT at Bay Street, a late night immersive cabaret. Doors will open immediately after the Mainstage show, at approximately 10:30 pm, with the cabaret performances beginning at 11 pm. The first weekend this summer is Friday and Saturday, August 8 and 9 with THE SKIVVIES. The second weekend this summer is Friday and Saturday, August 22 and 23 with THE BAY STREET MUSICAL CABARET. BLACKOUT is complimentary if you are attending My Life Is A Musical on these evenings. A $15 cover charge will apply to all walk-ins. (more...)

Fabulous Rare Photos Of Original Broadway & Revival SWEENEY TODD Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 27, 2014

A collection of rarely seen and absorbing photos depicting the original Broadway and first revival production of multi-Tony Award-winning modern musical masterpiece SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET are now available to view courtesy of the New York Public Library For The Performing Arts. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Original Cast Recording
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 26, 2014

A collection of rarely seen and absorbing photos depicting the original Broadway and first revival production of multi-Tony Award-winning modern musical masterpiece SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET are now available to view courtesy of the New York Public Library For The Performing Arts. (more...)

Bucks County Performers to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR., 7/28 - 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

This April, teen performers came from throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey to participate in a rigorous audition for the much-anticipated Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company. For the first time, the Playhouse proudly offers a free, intensive, six-week musical theatre training program for young actors, culminating in two weeks of performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. on the legendary stage at Bucks County Playhouse July 28th through August 9th. (more...)

Broadway Concerts Direct Presents SARAH RICE & FRIENDS Music Salon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Starring SARAH RICE (original Johanna, SWEENEY TODD, 2011 MAC Award, 2010 Bistro Award) Special Guests: RICH FLANDERS (SHENANDOAH, ANNIE 2, Will Rogers Cowboy Award, Best Song) CELIA BERKJOANNA MORTON GARY ANNE TARPEY-FLANDERSDAVID VERNON (more...)

This Week's THEATER TALK to Feature Authors James Shapiro and Carolyn Quinn, 6/20 - 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

This week, THEATER TALK welcomes authors with two unique takes on American culture - James Shapiro, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, whose new book is Shakespeare in America, an anthology of writing about the Bard's impact on U.S. history; and Carolyn Quinn, author of Mama Rose's Turn: The True Story of America's Most Notorious Stage Mother, whose book illuminates the life of the character central to one of America's greatest musicals, Gypsy. (more...)

GLEE's Brad Ellis to Headline AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY in Studio City, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Following spectacular performances at Upstairs at Vitello's , The Catalina Jazz Club and the El Caballero Country Club, Fraser Entertainment Group welcomes a whole new cast of stars from Broadway, television and radio for AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY. With musical direction by Glee's Brad Ellis on Monday June 23rd, 2014 at Upstairs at Vitello's (4349 Tujunga Avenue) in Studio City, the evening will feature songs from classic Broadway shows -- CAROUSEL, CABARET, THE SECRET GARDEN, COMPANY, RAGTIME and more. (more...)

Quotables from THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, June 9 - June 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

That's right, President Obama faced some criticism for chewing gum during a D-Day ceremony. He was like, “Sorry, but if I don't get my Nicorette, there's going to be another war on this beach.” (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

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