Betty Comden News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 03, 1919
Date Of Death:
November 23, 2006 (87)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Female
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Betty Comden News

Date of Birth: May 03, 1919
Date of Death: November 23, 2006 (87)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Goodman's Glorious WONDERFUL TOWNGoodman's Glorious WONDERFUL TOWN
by Misha Davenport - Sep 21, 2016

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Cynthia Erivo and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's 2016 Gala Honoring Cicely TysonCynthia Erivo and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's 2016 Gala Honoring Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The American Theatre Wing is thrilled to announce that Tony Award winners Cynthia Erivo and Adriane Lenox, as well as Tony Award nominees Danielle Brooks and Saycon Sengbloh will perform its annual Gala on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South). (more...)

Goodman Theatre Extends WONDERFUL TOWN, Starring Lauren Molina and Bri SudiaGoodman Theatre Extends WONDERFUL TOWN, Starring Lauren Molina and Bri Sudia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

'It's Love!' Goodman Theatre adds eight performances of Mary Zimmerman's revival of Wonderful Town, extending the show through October 23. (more...)

Ye Olde Rose and Crown Announces Full Casting for WONDERFUL TOWNYe Olde Rose and Crown Announces Full Casting for WONDERFUL TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Full casting has been announced for Wonderful Town at Ye Olde Rose and Crown, by All Star Productions. Wonderful Town is based upon the Play My Sister Eileen by Joseph Fields & Jerome Chodorov and the Short Stories by Ruth McKenney, with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and a book by Joseph Fields & Jerome Chodorov. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comdenand Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov, runs now through October 16 at Goodman Theatre's Albert Theatre (Opening Night is September 20). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina and Bri Sudia in WONDERFUL TOWN at the Goodman TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina and Bri Sudia in WONDERFUL TOWN at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comdenand Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov, runs now through October 16 at Goodman Theatre's Albert Theatre (Opening Night is September 20). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Karen Akers, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead SOME ENCHANTED EVENINGS Benefit for The Ziegfeld SocietyKaren Akers, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead SOME ENCHANTED EVENINGS Benefit for The Ziegfeld Society
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City launches its Eighth Season on September 17, 2016 with Some Enchanted Evenings: The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin, written and hosted by David Kaufman, based on his new bestselling biography of the same name. (more...)

BWW Review: 'John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known As Lypsinka' is a Toned Down, Engaging Look Into the PerformerBWW Review: 'John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known As Lypsinka' is a Toned Down, Engaging Look Into the Performer
by Karis Rogerson - Sep 2, 2016

In his new solo show at Joe's Pub, John Epperson, the adored drag artist widely known as his character Lypsinka, sits at the piano dressed conservatively in a green blazer, a rarity for him--- no flashy dresses, wigs, or makeup. For this show, he's performing not as Lypsinka but as himself. But the performance itself is far from conservative. John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known As Lypsinka, which debuted on August 15, is billed as a 'personal musical memoir,' but in many ways it's a tribute show--- specifically, a tribute to the women who shaped his life. (more...)

REBECCA SPIGELMAN: 16 GOING ON 70 Set for Feinstein's/54 BelowREBECCA SPIGELMAN: 16 GOING ON 70 Set for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Rising musical theatre comedienne Rebecca Spigelman will be making her solo concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on October 6th, 2016, in her new cabaret REBECCA SPIGELMAN: 16 GOING ON 70. (more...)

GLENN ROSENBLUM IS THE MUSICAL MAN to Play Rockwell This FallGLENN ROSENBLUM IS THE MUSICAL MAN to Play Rockwell This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Glenn Rosenblum makes his solo Los Angeles Cabaret Debut at the Rockwell Table and Stage 1714 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90027 on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8 PM. (more...)

WONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the GoodmanWONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Goodman Theatre kicks off its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Wonderful Town, Leonard Bernstein's timeless musical composition of hope and adventure, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Rehearsal for Goodman Theatre's WONDERFUL TOWNPhoto Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Rehearsal for Goodman Theatre's WONDERFUL TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comdenand Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the rehearsal photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2016

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov.  Watch highlights of the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of North Shore Music Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAINSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of North Shore Music Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2016

North Shore Music Theatre's production of SINGIN IN THE RAIN plays now through August 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at North Shore Music Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAINPhoto Flash: First Look at North Shore Music Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

North Shore Music Theatre's production of SINGIN IN THE RAIN plays now through August 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

American Theatre Wing to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson at Fall GalaAmerican Theatre Wing to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson at Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The American Theatre Wing has announced that its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), will honor legendary Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson. (more...)

John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka Plays Joe's Pub 8/15 & 8/17John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka Plays Joe's Pub 8/15 & 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2016

In an evening that encompasses a personal and rarified experience of moving to and living in New York City, John Epperson - the real person behind Lypsinka - will take the stage in John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka for four nights only at Joe's Pub at The Public. With a nod to the urbane cabaret style of Bobby Short, Epperson's evening embraces classic entertainment filled with stories, tunes, and a few surprises. The entertainer, aka The Goddess of Showbiz Lypsinka, commands the piano and stage with a musical journey that weaves together Stephen Sondheim, Frank Loesser, Jule Styne, Kay Thompson, Kander & Ebb, Comden & Green, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and transgender icon Christine Jorgenson. Jay Rogers directs the limited engagement show which takes place at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) on four nights only, August 15th & 17th at 9:30 and September 13th & 16th at 7:30. Tickets are $25 and are available at www.joespub.com or by calling 212 967-7555. (more...)

TARTUFFE, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, ON THE TOWN and More Set for Stolen Shakespeare Guild's 2016-17 SeasonTARTUFFE, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, ON THE TOWN and More Set for Stolen Shakespeare Guild's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

SSG is happy to announce our 10th Anniversary Season. We can't wait to share all of the excitement we have planned for the coming year! (more...)

SINGIN IN THE RAIN Set to Open on the Barn StageSINGIN IN THE RAIN Set to Open on the Barn Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

What a glorious feeling! Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN plays through August 28. (more...)

John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka to Play Limited Engagement at Joe's PubJohn Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka to Play Limited Engagement at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

In an evening that encompasses a personal and rarified experience of moving to and living in New York City, John Epperson - the real person behind Lypsinka - will take the stage in John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka for four nights only at Joe's Pub at The Public. (more...)

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