Bette Davis News

Date of Birth: April 05, 1908
Date of Death: October 06, 1989 (81)
Birth Place: Lowell, MA, USA
Gender: Female
VTA Cool Films Series Kicks Off With Crawford and Davis ClassicVTA Cool Films Series Kicks Off With Crawford and Davis Classic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association kicks off the popular 2017-2018 Cool Films Series with the Joan Crawford and Bette Davis classic, WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? Show times are July 7-8 at 7 p.m. and July 9 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark SendroffExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 18, 2017

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Rob and Kevin. You'll hear no objection from us as Mark discusses his profession and what he loves most about his job. (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre FestivityMargaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones TheatreBWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 10, 2017

BWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones Theatre (more...)

Matt S. McCormick's BETTE DAVIS SMIZE to Debut at QueerComMatt S. McCormick's BETTE DAVIS SMIZE to Debut at QueerCom
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Comedian Matt S. McCormick will debut his new solo stand-up show, BETTE DAVIS SMIZE, at QueerCom on June 17th at The PIT on the Striker Main Stage. (more...)

Backstage Tours Being Held at Ogunquit PlayhouseBackstage Tours Being Held at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

??????? It is a perfect time to take an exclusive backstage tour of the National Historic Register theatre at the Ogunquit Playhouse. The historic theatre is one of Maine's cultural jewels and a cornerstone of America's theatrical heritage. It has produced the finest Broadway shows for 85 years, showcasing over 300 Broadway, television and film stars on its stage. Come walk in the footsteps of theatre legends guided by a group of enthusiastic docents who are eager to share the fascinating stories of the Ogunquit Playhouse. (more...)

The PIT Announces 2017 Lineup for QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy FestivalThe PIT Announces 2017 Lineup for QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) presents the 3rd annual QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival, following two amazing years of groundbreaking queer-focused content. (more...)

VTA Announces Summer Cool Films SeriesVTA Announces Summer Cool Films Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 2017 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 8-August 28, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films!  Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Acclaimed One Woman Show BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Opens at the Athenaum TheatreAcclaimed One Woman Show BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Opens at the Athenaum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Jessica Sherr is proud to announce the limited Chicago engagement of her smash hit one-woman show Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies, June 15 - July 2, at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Created and performed by Sherr, the 5-star reviewed show has performed in Edinburgh, Scotland, had a run at The St. James London, a sold-out off-Broadway run at 59E59 Theaters and toured performing arts centers throughout the United States. Opening night is Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Performances are Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with matinees Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $24 - $34 and available at AthenaeumTheatre.org. For more information on the production go to BetteDavisAintForSissies.com. (more...)

Michael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE TourMichael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE Tour
by Kyle Christopher West - May 22, 2017

Michael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE Tour (more...)

BWW Review:  FREEWAY DREAMS at the Brickhouse Theatre is a Slow and Bumpy RideBWW Review: FREEWAY DREAMS at the Brickhouse Theatre is a Slow and Bumpy Ride
by George Brietigam - May 20, 2017

This piece works much better as something you would see drunk in a bar in the 90s (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZARTRubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna PlayhouseHal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Spielplan Juli 2017 Theater/Komodie am KurfurstendammSpielplan Juli 2017 Theater/Komodie am Kurfurstendamm
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, in der Anlage schicken wir Ihnen unseren Spielplan fur Juli. (more...)

2017 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Kicks Off June 162017 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Kicks Off June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, begins its 47th season at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Friday, June 16, with the Oscar-winning Bette Davis drama All About Eve. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 SeasonJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the sixth and final show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne with music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and directed by Tony Speciale. (more...)

Plays by Eleanor Burgess and More Slated for Keen Company's 'Keen Teens' SeriesPlays by Eleanor Burgess and More Slated for Keen Company's 'Keen Teens' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company will present the Eleventh Season of Keen Teens.  (more...)

Breaking: Stars from GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA, MISS SAIGON & More Earn 2017 Theatre World Awards!Breaking: Stars from GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA, MISS SAIGON & More Earn 2017 Theatre World Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President), and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation (Lionel Larner, Executive Director), have announced the 2017 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance, the 9th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree for Excellence in the Theater and the 5th Annual John Willis Award Honoree for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre who will be celebrated at the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 5, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), current home of The Great Comet, recipient of 12 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical. (more...)

Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, French Stewart and More to Lead TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna PlayhouseGregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, French Stewart and More to Lead TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced a very special theatrical event, Bruce Davison, Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart starring in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

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