Bebe Neuwirth News

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  • Beth Leavel, Kevin Meaney & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Birdland, 1/27
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

    January will certainly heat up when celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy brings a special edition of her Multi MAC Award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends, to Birdland (315 West 44th Street) on Monday, January 27th (7PM) for its acclaimed 'Broadway at Birdland Series.' Proceeds from the evening will benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: She's Got Class! Bebe Neuwirth Returns to CHICAGO as 'Mamma Morton'
    by Walter McBride - Jan 15, 2014

    Yesterday, January 14, 2014, two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth returned to the scene of the crime, where the gin is cold and the piano's hot: Broadway's record-breaking smash-hit musical Chicago. Neuwirth, who won a 1997 Tony Award for her acclaimed portrayal of jazz-age killer Velma Kelly and returned ten years later as merry murderess Roxie Hart, made Broadway history in the role of Matron 'Mama' Morton for an eight-week limited engagement through Sunday, March 9 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). BroadwayWorld was there for her opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

    Laura Benanti, Judy Kaye, Donna Murphy & More Set for NOTHING LIKE A DAME Book Launch on 1/27
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

    The book launch for Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater, a new book by Eddie Shapiro featuring interviews with 20 female musical theatre stars, will take place January 27, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the headquarters of Oxford University Press at 198 Madison Avenue. (more...)

    Tony Winner Bebe Neuwirth Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO as 'Mama Morton' Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

    Tonight, January 14, 2014, two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth returns to the scene of the crime, where the gin is cold and the piano's hot: Broadway's record-breaking smash-hit musical Chicago. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Skewers the Great White Way at Majestic Theatre in Gettysburg
    by Marakay Rogers - Jan 13, 2014

    The Majestic Theatre's production of the FORBIDDEN BROADWAY revue brought warm approval on a cold, wet night from an audience happy to pole fun at Disney, Mackintosh, and Mormons (more...)

    NYTW to Host One Night Reading of UNNATURAL ACTS January 27
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

    New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will host a one-night-only staged reading of the hit off-Broadway play, UNNATURAL ACTS, to benefit The Trevor Project on Monday, January 27, 2014. The special event will be held at 7pm at NYTW (79 East Fourth Street, between Bowery & Second Avenue) and will feature the entire original off-Broadway cast. A brief panel discussion to follow. (more...)

    Tony Danza, Mary Testa, Lilla Crawford & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 1/16
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

    Don't Quit Your Night Job, returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on Thursday, January 16th, 11:30pm. Joining creators STEVE ROSEN, SARAH SALTZBERG and DAN LIPTON will be DERRICK BASKIN (Memphis), Tony nominee JOHN ELLISON CONLEE (The Watson Intelligence), LILLA CRAWFORD (Annie, upcoming 'Into The Woods' film), LEA DeLARIA (Orange is the New Black), ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI (Les Miserables), JASON KRAVITS (Relatively Speaking, 'The Michael J. Fox Show'), Tony nominated composer lyricists BENJ PASEK AND JUSTIN PAUL (A Christmas Story, Dogfight), EPHRAIM SYKES (Motown, Newsies), Tony nominee MARY TESTA (Disaster! Queen of the Mist), and stage, tv, film icon, and the star of the critically acclaimed and soon to arrive on broadway - Honeymoon in Vegas... TONY DANZA! With DJ's Andrew Andrew (Girls), and a special visit from DAVID ROSSMER. Featuring DAMIEN BASSMAN (The Addams Family) on drums, RACHEL MAIER (Soul Doctor) on stage management; and presented by LIPTON, ROSEN, SALTZBERG and SHOSHANA FEINSTEIN (more...)

    New Brooklyn Theater's Site-Specific THE DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH Plays Now thru 1/19
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

    New Brooklyn Theater has announced casting today for its site-specific production of Edward Albee's The Death of Bessie Smith at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. This rare revival will run for eight performances between today, January 9 and 19, 2014. (more...)

    Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo Lead SAMSON AND DELILAH Concept Album; Release Concert Set for 1/29 at 54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

    A concept recording of the brand new musical love story will be released digitally on February 7th and on CD on February 11th, 2014 to coincide with Valentine's Day. The CD is now available for pre-order athttp://amzn.com/B00HQ31WDI. There will be a special 54 BELOW album launch concert January 29th at 9:30 pm and January 30th at 9:30 pm where attendees will be able to buy the album 2 weeks early. (more...)

    Cast Announced for New Brooklyn Theater's Site-Specific THE DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH, 1/9-19
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

    New Brooklyn Theater has announced casting today for its site-specific production of Edward Albee's The Death of Bessie Smith at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. This rare revival will run for eight performances between January 9 and 19, 2014. Each performance will be followed by talkbacks or panel discussions with leaders in the arts, government, labor, and health. These discussions are intended to raise critical questions about health access, race, class, and the arts in New York. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/31 - Bebe Neuwirth
    by Stage Tube - Dec 31, 2013

    Happy Birthday, Bebe Neuwirth! Neuwirth made her Broadway debut in the role of Sheila in A Chorus Line in 1980. She later appeared in revivals of Little Me (1982) Sweet Charity (1986), for which she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and Damn Yankees (1994). 1996 saw her play the role of Velma Kelly in the Broadway revival of Chicago. That role brought her her greatest stage recognition to date, and several awards including the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Neuwirth would later return to the still-running revival of Chicago in 2006, this time in the role of Roxie Hart.She will next return to the musical as 'Mama Morton' in January 2014. (more...)

    InDepth InterView: InReview 2013 - All The Highlights!
    by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 31, 2013

    While more than 50 InDepth InterViews were conducted in the 2013 calendar year and it is impossible to choose favorites, today we are highlighting some of the most uniquely arresting and singularly revealing conversations featured in BroadwayWorld's most popular and expansive interview series - including Patti LuPone, Darren Criss, Josh Groban, Audra McDonald, Cameron Mackintosh, Stephen Sondheim, Joan Rivers, Jeremy Jordan, Megan Hilty, Bebe Neuwirth and many more! (more...)

    InDepth InterView: Bebe Neuwirth Talks New STORIES… IN NYC: LIVE AT 54 BELOW Album, Broadway/Hollywood Memories & More
    by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 21, 2013

    Today we are talking to an instantly recognizable stage and screen performer known for a variety of powerful and memorable roles, including those which have earned her two Tony Awards as well as two Emmys - the elegant and cool Bebe Neuwirth. Talking all about the songs and stories that play a part in her fantastic new live solo album STORIES… IN NYC: LIVE AT 54 BELOW, the versatile triple-threat opens up about many of her masterful collaborations over the years - including working with Michael Bennett on A CHORUS LINE and Bob Fosse on SWEET CHARITY, not to mention her iconic portrayal of Velma Kelly in the original cast of the still-running revival of Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO. Plus, Neuwirth shines a light on some of her most celebrated screen roles, as well, including offering a candid behind the scenes story from her unforgettable scene in Woody Allen's CELEBRITY and more. Plus, Neuwirth comments on some of her current and upcoming projects, including her recurring role on CBS hit BLUE BLOODS and her recent appearances on THE GOOD WIFE as well as much, much more in this career-spanning conversation with one of Broadway's best. (more...)

    SOUND OFF: 2013 Holiday Gift Guide
    by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 19, 2013

    Today, we are spotlighting the absolute must-haves for the Broadway baby on Santa's shopping list - all of the very best theatre-related music, movies, events and more - well, at least sixteen or seventeen of them… (more...)

    Tony Winner Bebe Neuwirth Will Return to Broadway's CHICAGO as 'Mama Morton' in January
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

    On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth returns to the scene of the crime, where the gin is cold and the piano's hot: Broadway's record-breaking smash-hit musical CHICAGO. (more...)

    Laura Benanti, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 12/19
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

    Don't Quit Your Night Job returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on December 19th, 11:30pm. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton are a slew of Broadway performers. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Zachary Levi, Hunter Foster & More in DON'T QUITE YOUR NIGHT JOB
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

    Don't Quit Your Night Job recently returned to New York City at its new home, 54 Below. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton were Derrick Baskin (Memphis), Jen Cody (The Frog Princess), Lea DeLaria (Orange Is The New Black), Tony Nominee Hunter Foster (Hands On A Hardbody),Asmeret Ghebremichael (The Book Of Mormon), Jackie Hoffman (Xanadu), Tony Nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger(Glass Menagerie), Jason Kravits (Relatively Speaking) ,Zachary Levi (First Date), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King), Maurice Murphy (Motown), Brynn O'Malley (Annie, Honeymoon In Vegas) and Emily Rosenfeld (Annie), with DJ's Andrew Andrew (Girls), and a special visit from David Rossmer. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

    Broadway Records Congratulates MATILDA on Grammy Nomination
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

    Broadway Records celebrates their first ever Grammy nomination for the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Tony Award winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Broadway Records released this cast album in conjunction with Yellow Sound Label. MATILDA THE MUSICAL was the third original cast album, sixteenth album overall, released by the two-year old record label dedicated to Broadway and Off Broadway-related recordings. (more...)

    Martin Charnin to Receive Inaugural ASCAP Foundation's George M. Cohan Award
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

    The ASCAP Foundation will honor Tony Award-winning lyricist and director of Annie Martin Charnin with the first-ever ASCAP Foundation George M. Cohan Award at their 18th annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013. The invitation-only event, hosted by ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams, will be held at the Allen Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. (more...)

    BWW CD Reviews: Bebe Neuwirth's STORIES... IN NYC – Live at 54 BELOW is Spirited and Delectable
    by David Clarke - Nov 25, 2013

    In March 2013, Bebe Neuwirth made her 54 BELOW debut with her one-woman cabaret STORIES WITH PIANO #4. Broadway Records preserved her cabaret by beautifully recording her Thursday, March 21 performance. Now, her ebullient and spirited cabaret has been made into a charming album entitled STORIES… IN NYC - Live at 54 BELOW. On the album, audiences are treated to Bebe Neuwirth's indefatigable Broadway belt, charismatic performances, and delightful personality as she delivers her brand of indefatigable star quality. (more...)

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