Ben Rimalower News

Ben Rimalower to Bring PATTI ISSUES to Miami Beach, San Francisco, LA, Adelaide Cabaret and Fire Island Pines this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

PATTI ISSUES - the hit solo play hailed as 'heartfelt and cleverly constructed' ' by The Boston Globe and called 'spellbinding, one of the best (and now longestrunning) offerings of the year,' by The Village Voice - is set to play Miami Beach on Friday, May 9th at 8 PM (presented by legendary Broadway and concert producer-director Richard Jay-Alexander in association with Edison Farrow and South Beach Cabaret) at The Cabaret South Beach (233 12th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139), return engagements in San Francisco (Wednesday, May 14th at 7 PM and at 9 PM at Rebel,1760 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102), Los Angeles (Thursday, May 15th at 7:30 PM and at 9 PM at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater at Casita Del Campo,1920 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027) and Fire Island Pines (Saturday, July 26th at 10 PM at Fire Island Pines Pavilion, Fire Island Pines, NY 11782), as well as two performances as an Official Selection of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival on Saturday, June 21st at 4 PM and 7:30 PM at the Space Theatre, King William Road, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Tickets for all shows at (more...)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2014 Program Announced, 6/6-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 06, 2014

Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Kate Ceberano has unveiled a stellar line up of not your usual suspects for her final year as Festival Director. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PATTI ISSUES in Richmond
by Jeremy Bustin - Apr 06, 2014

When PATTI ISSUES opened off-Broadway in 2012, Ben Rimalower took to the Duplex stage to tell his own personal story-a story that's as fiercely emotional and heartrending as it is witty and entertaining. Nevertheless, it was his story to tell. With Carol Piersol and Richmond Triangle Players' production of the autobiographical off-Broadway success, acclaimed Richmond performer and director Billy Christopher Maupin dives into Rimalower's shoes, and it works, for the most part. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Rimalower Reveals Details on THE LADY'S GOT POTENTIAL Concert; Plays 4/7 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The Lady's Got Potential is named after the song from Evita about the ambitious woman on the rise, and is an evening of songs performed by some of the most exciting up and coming actresses working in musical theater today. Rimalower gave BroadwayWorld the scoop on the upcoming show and you can check out what to expect below! (more...)

Jane Monheit, Ben Rimalower and More Set for Birdland, April 7-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their great line-up of talent for April 7 - April 13, featuring: Jane Monheit with The MSM Big Band, Ben Rimalower Presents 'The Lady's Got Potential,' Jay Leonhart Duo, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Present THE LADY'S GOT POTENTIAL at Birdland, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced that writer/performer/director Ben Rimalower will host The Lady's Got Potential, an evening of songs and conversation with some of the most exciting up and coming actresses working in musical theater today. The event will take place on Monday, April 7 at 7pm. (more...)

Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT CD Release, Jane Monheit With The MSM Big Band, & More To Be Featured in Birdland Jazz Club's April 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their outstanding line-up of amazing talent for the month of April 2014. Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

VIDEO: 'Dallas BBQ Club' Parodies DALLAS BUYERS CLUB for Oscars Week
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Brian Reiss has filmed another Oscar parody, and this year he spoofed Dallas Buyers Club with the fun skit 'Dallas BBQ Club'. Check it out below! (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

Noche Flamenca, Erin Markey, Pete Seeger Sing Along and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at The Public, February 17-26, will feature performances by: Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, Cabaret Awards, Erin Markey, Fly: A Musical Tribute to Damon Intrabartolo, The Return of Radiant Baby, Stephanie McKay, Bridget Everett, Dom La Nena & Piers Faccini and Dawn Landes. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Play RTP & HATTheater this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Carol Piersol and Richmond Triangle Players present PATTI ISSUES by Ben Rimalower, playing at RTP in Scott's Addition March 3 - 11 and at HATTheatre in RVA's Far West End March 20 - April 5, as part of RVA's Acts of Faith Festival. Two-time RTCC Best Actor nominee Billy Christopher Maupin (A BRIGHT NEW BOISE, TWELFTH NIGHT, SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN) stars as Ben Rimalower. Carol Piersol (Founding Artistic Director of the Firehouse Theatre Project, Producer of BREAST IN SHOW, GIDION'S KNOT, and RACE) directs. (more...)

POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE, BREAKING OUR SILENCE and More Set for The Wild Project, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Wild Project has announced its upcoming performances and events, now through the end of this month. Details below! (more...)

Hilarious New Clip From Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 13, 2014

Performer and monologist Ben Rimalower pays tribute to legendary leading lady Patti LuPone in his hit solo show PATTI ISSUES and a new clip of the autobiographical evening currently on world tour is now available to view. (more...)

Don Grigware Presents His Best in LA Theatre for 2013
by Don Grigware - Dec 26, 2013

The Best in LA Theatre for 2013 (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Bring PATTI ISSUES to Baltimore & Tour in 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 23, 2013

Ben Rimalower: 'PATTI ISSUES' - the hit solo play hailed as 'ecstatically vivid' by The New York Times and praised for its 'wit, feeling and conviction' by Time Out New York - will be presented in Baltimore, Maryland and aboard the RSVP Vacations' 'Divina Cruise' this winter, plus an upcoming 'mini-tour' of South Florida this spring, on the heels of its triumphant 14-month run in New York and following recent performances in Boston, Berlin, Glasgow, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Berkeley, Provincetown and the Fire Island Pines, as well as its inclusion as an official selection in the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Summer Conference. The show can be seen at the Patterson in Baltimore, MD on January 25 and aboard the RSVP Cruises' 'Divina Cruise' February 15-22. See below for full listings information. Tickets for all shows can be purchased at (more...)

Ben Rimalower Set to Host THE SOUND OF MUSIC Screening at XL Nightclub on 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

The kindness continues on December 5th when XL Nightclub, Cabaret and Lounge will host a screening of NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! starring Carrie Underwood, Audra McDonald, Stephen Moyer, Christian Borle and Laura Benanti. Doors will open at 6pm at XL (512 42nd ST between 10th and 11th Avenues). The screening will be shown on HD TVs throughout the space at 8pm. Door prizes will include autographed posters and cast albums of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! and CINDERELLA. For advance reservations please visit (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Nominations for 2013 Announced: BoHo, CST, MENAGERIE, HANK WILLIAMS And More Lead the Way!
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 13, 2013 is proud once again to announce the nominations for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, Chicago's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater award now in its 4th fabulous year. And the Bohemian Theatre Ensemble leads the way, with a whopping 15 nominations overall, including 10 for its summer production of 'Kiss of the Spider Woman.' Chicago Shakespeare Theater is next overall, with 12 nods, spread out over an impressive 7 different productions, including 'Othello: The Remix,' 'Henry VII,' 'The School for Lies' and its Shakespeare in the Parks production of 'The Comedy of Errors,' nominated as Best Theatrical Event. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Katie Rose Clarke & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Natasha Yvette Williams, Michael Winther & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th St., 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events, featuring no cover charges and low minimums: (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Guest Host BROADWAY TRIVIA NIGHT at 54 Below, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY TRIVIA NIGHT on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:30 pm. This month, guest hosted by Ben Rimalower (PATTI ISSUES). (more...)

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