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Date Of Birth:
April 05, 1908
Date Of Death:
October 06, 1989 (81)
Birth Place:
Lowell, MA, USA
Gender: Female
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Bette Davis News

Date of Birth: April 05, 1908
Date of Death: October 06, 1989 (81)
Birth Place: Lowell, MA, USA
Gender: Female
Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag's CHRISTMAS DEAREST at Mary's AtticPhoto Flash: Hell in a Handbag's CHRISTMAS DEAREST at Mary's Attic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Everybody's favorite holiday bitch is back and she's meaner then ever in the return of CHRISTMAS DEAREST, Hell in a Handbag Productions' Joan Crawford-infused parody of A Christmas Carol by David Cerda, directed by Steve Love. CHRISTMAS DEAREST will play November 28, 2015 - January 2, 2016 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN In Manila Extends through Sept. 13SINGIN' IN THE RAIN In Manila Extends through Sept. 13
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Aug 29, 2015

As a tribute to the 1952 screen version of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, international touring production leading man Duane Alexander (in the childlike water-frolicking frenzy of Don Lockwood) has been captivating Manila audiences in Lunchbox Theatrical Productions' latest smash offering at Solaire's The Theatre. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN kicked off its limited run in the Philippines, which began gala night, August 20, until recently confirmed extension, September 13, which will have the 27-strong cast soaking wet (totaling 26 shows). (more...)

Hell in a Handbag's CHRISTMAS DEAREST Begins 11/28Hell in a Handbag's CHRISTMAS DEAREST Begins 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Everybody's favorite holiday bitch is back and she's meaner then ever in the return of CHRISTMAS DEAREST, Hell in a Handbag Productions' Joan Crawford-infused parody of A Christmas Carol by David Cerda, directed by Steve Love. CHRISTMAS DEAREST will play November 28, 2015 - January 2, 2016 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets go on sale Thursday, October 1, 2015 at www.handbagproductions.org. The press opening is Friday, December 4 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag's SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM! Begins 9/24 at Mary's AtticHell in a Handbag's SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM! Begins 9/24 at Mary's Attic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM!, a horror trilogy by David Cerda inspired by classics like Creepshow, Night Gallery and Tales From the Crypt, directed by Wm. Bullion. SCREAM, QUEEN, SCREAM! will play September 24 - October 31, 2015 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org. The press opening is Sunday, Sept. 27 at 7 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Playhouse on the Square Gives BILLY ELLIOT a Chance to DanceBWW Review: Playhouse on the Square Gives BILLY ELLIOT a Chance to Dance
by Joseph Baker - Aug 24, 2015

Elton John's score enlivens Playhouse's BILLY ELLIOT. (more...)

Publicist of the Year Leads Fight Against Online Piracy of BooksPublicist of the Year Leads Fight Against Online Piracy of Books
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

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Gretchen Cryer and Rex Smith to Star in Laguna Playhouse's 'I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' This FallGretchen Cryer and Rex Smith to Star in Laguna Playhouse's 'I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham have announced the cast for the west coast premiere musical event, I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER and taking it on the road...,music by Nancy Ford, lyrics by Gretchen Cryer and performed and directed by Gretchen Cryer. (more...)

Kate Mulgrew & Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer to Host Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Emerging Artists LuncheonKate Mulgrew & Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer to Host Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Kate Mulgrew and Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Wednesday, September 30 from noon-2pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. Chaired by members of the Vineyard Council, the event will feature the presentation of the 2015 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to Boo Killebrew (MILLER, MISSISSIPPI). Clare Barron (YOU GOT OLDER), Vineyard's 2014 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award winner, will also be recognized at the luncheon. (more...)

Premios Hugo 2015: Los nominadosPremios Hugo 2015: Los nominados
by Florencia Nijensohn - Aug 11, 2015

Conoce los ternados para esta edicion de los premios al teatro musical en Buenos Aires. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: WBT's BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELSSTAGE TUBE: WBT's BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 5, 2015

The journey from the 21st Century back to Hollywood's glamourous golden age is an inspiring one when your "tour guides" are the legendary Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - portrayed by Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at Westchester Broadway TheatrePhoto Coverage: BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre is taking audiences back to the glory days of Hollywood's Golden Age with its upcoming production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20. As the cast, under the leadership of director/choreographer Jeremy Benton, got into the serious business of rehearsals, photographer Jake Primmerman was on hand to commemorate the work that goes into bringing the world of the 1930s movie musical to life onstage at WBT. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag's BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS Extends Through August 28Hell in a Handbag's BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS Extends Through August 28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Hell in a Handbag Productions' sell-out hit BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS has added one additional performance, extending through August 28, 2015 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. (more...)

THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE to Open 8/13 at Laguna PlayhouseTHE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE to Open 8/13 at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The Laguna Playhouse Executive Director Karen Wood and Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham & Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi and Musical Director Paul Shaffer are thrilled to present a special engagement of THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE, featuring Wayne Catania as Jake and Kieron Lafferty as Elwood.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERBWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 25, 2015

Tony Manero--of Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) 2015 Asian touring production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), which is based on John Badham's '70s landmark film of the same name--would have succumbed to the evil oblivion of his own fever had it not been for one simple--yet pivotal--plot deviation. The inevitable loss that awaited him is not alien but one all too familiar to all those coming of age--and it is through recognizing this evil that he realizes, it is better not to struggle against it but to just flow with it. (more...)

Jimmy James to Play San Diego's Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 7/30Jimmy James to Play San Diego's Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

On Thursday, July 30 at 8:00 PM, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage presents Singer/Songwriter, Recording Artist, and Visual/Vocal Impersonator Jimmy James in his award-winning show, Hearing is Believing. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH at American StageBWW Reviews: Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jul 15, 2015

A marvelous cast and an incredible set can't mask some of the problems with the script. (more...)

Halcyon Theatre Sets IN LOVE AND WARCRAFT CastHalcyon Theatre Sets IN LOVE AND WARCRAFT Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Halcyon Theatre announces casting for In Love and Warcraft by Madhuri Shekar; Joanie Schultz to direct Estrella Cruz (the junkyard queen). (more...)

Robin Hood, Pirates, Puppets & More Slated for The Cape Playhouse for Kids 2015 SeasonRobin Hood, Pirates, Puppets & More Slated for The Cape Playhouse for Kids 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Robin Hood, pirates, magicians, puppets, best loved stories…all these and more are included in the Cape Playhouse for Kids 2015 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Doris Roberts, Lee Purcell, Barry Livingston, adn Many More Stars Support Opening of 'Reel to Real' ExhibitPhoto Flash: Doris Roberts, Lee Purcell, Barry Livingston, adn Many More Stars Support Opening of 'Reel to Real' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Hollywood Museum is proud to offer an exclusive new exhibition - Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood - an entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

59E59 Theaters Sets Lineup for 2015 EAST TO EDINBURGH Festival59E59 Theaters Sets Lineup for 2015 EAST TO EDINBURGH Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

59E59 Theaters announces the 2015 line up for the annual EAST TO EDINBURGH festival, beginning on Tuesday, July 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 26. The performance schedule varies. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). (more...)

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