Bill Murray News

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast RecordingsBWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 10, 2017

Happy Tonys season BroadwayWorld! Is your CD collection and iPod Tonys ready? The big show-the 71th annual Tony Awards-is just over 24 hours away! Naturally, New York City and theatre fans across the world are excitedly buzzing about this year's ceremonies, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8/7c on CBS. As always, this Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces Jam-Packed 2017-18 Concert SeasonThe Royal Conservatory of Music Announces Jam-Packed 2017-18 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, revealed today the details of the ninth concert season since the opening of Koerner Hall in 2009. (more...)

 Dr. Phillips Center Announces Additional 2017-18 Season Shows and Education Dr. Phillips Center Announces Additional 2017-18 Season Shows and Education
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces a roster of upcoming shows confirmed, to date, for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Video Roundup: GROUNDHOG DAY - A Look Back From Screen to StageVideo Roundup: GROUNDHOG DAY - A Look Back From Screen to Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld is taking a look back on GROUNDHOG DAY - from screen to stage! Groundhog Day tells the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a disgruntled big-city weatherman mysteriously stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again. But when he gets to know associate TV producer Rita (Barrett Doss), he discovers that a day of second, third and fourth chances just might bring him the promise of a lifetime. It's a classic boy meets girl... boy meets girl... boy meets girl story. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 25, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 25, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to Thursday, May 25, 2017! So, here's the thing: We're up far earlier every morning than we'd actually choose to be, given the choice, and today we were lost in slumber, having a really terrific and very intriguing dream - I was in Louisville with my best pal Patrick Wilson. (more...)

UPDATE: Santino Fontana Tapped to Lead Development Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This JuneUPDATE: Santino Fontana Tapped to Lead Development Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This June
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2017

BWW has learned that a development reading is planned for the new musical comedy TOOTSIE. Westfield Productions's Scott Sanders and Carol Fineman will present the invitation-only event on Thursday, June 8 at 2 PM at New 42 Studios. (more...)

24 Hours Left to Donate at Prizeo and Win the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience24 Hours Left to Donate at Prizeo and Win the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Prizeo, the online giving platform that democratizes giving at any income level, has partnered with the 71st Annual Tony Awards, to host a special sweepstakes that gives one lucky winner the chance at the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY Celebrates Cast Recording Release with In-Store Appearance at Barnes and NoblePhoto Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY Celebrates Cast Recording Release with In-Store Appearance at Barnes and Noble
by Jennifer Broski - May 19, 2017

The Groundhog Day cast recording peeked its head out in public this week and the cast of the hit Broadway musical was on hand at Barnes and Noble this week to celebrate with a CD signing! See all the images from the event below! (more...)

Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

(more...)


by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

(more...)

Kennedy Center Will Honor David Letterman with Mark Twain Prize for American HumorKennedy Center Will Honor David Letterman with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 20th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to David Letterman on Sunday, October 22, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy. (more...)

BWW CD Review: GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Charmingly AnimatedBWW CD Review: GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Charmingly Animated
by David Clarke - May 16, 2017

A musical adaptation of 1993's Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray and written by Danny Rubin and Harold Ramis may not seem like the most plumb choice for Broadway. However, the show's score and lyrics by Tim Minchin will make audiences reconsider any doubts they may have had. (more...)

BWW Interview: GROUNDHOG DAY's John Sanders Is Happy to Repeat Himself, Repeat HimselfBWW Interview: GROUNDHOG DAY's John Sanders Is Happy to Repeat Himself, Repeat Himself
by Naomi Serviss - May 10, 2017

Playing the role of Ned Ryerson, Sanders has found that the bumpkin insurance man has his own cheering section. (more...)

BWW Review: Can Andy Karl Draw Sweet Water From GROUNDHOG DAY's Foul Well?BWW Review: Can Andy Karl Draw Sweet Water From GROUNDHOG DAY's Foul Well?
by Michael Dale - May 1, 2017

In 1957, Meredith Willson wagered he could get Broadway audiences to cheer for THE MUSIC MAN's serial swindler who cheats nice people out of their hard-earned money and harasses the leading lady on the street and at her workplace while lying his way into her arms. Fortunately for him, the handsome and charming Robert Preston seduced audiences as well as Professor Harold Hill seduced early 20th Century Iowans. (more...)

Win the 'Ultimate Tony Awards Experience' with Prizeo SweepstakesWin the 'Ultimate Tony Awards Experience' with Prizeo Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Prizeo, the online giving platform that democratizes giving at any income level, announced today that they will partner with the 71st Annual Tony Awards, to host a special sweepstakes that will give one lucky winner the chance at the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience. (more...)

Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OFAdam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OF
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Netflix announced today that comedy icons Adam Sandler and Chris Rock will reunite to star in a new Netflix original film set to begin production in Long Island, New York this summer. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl and More to Stop by THEATER TALK This WeekGROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl and More to Stop by THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

This week THEATER TALK welcomes key talents behind the new hit musical Groundhog Day - actor Andy Karl, director Matthew Warchus, and librettist Danny Rubin, who also was the screenwriter of the classic 1993 film starring Bill Murray. (more...)

Listen to It on Repeat! GROUNDHOG DAY Original Broadway Cast Recording Drops on Digital TodayListen to It on Repeat! GROUNDHOG DAY Original Broadway Cast Recording Drops on Digital Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Masterworks Broadway and Broadway Records have announced the release of Groundhog Day The Musical - Original Broadway Cast Recording. Produced by Chris Nightingale, Tim Minchin, and Michael Croiter, the album is available digitally beginning today, April 21, and on CD May 12. (more...)

Bill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie HallBill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A new collaboration between actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler comes to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8pm, presented by Dorn Music. (more...)

Review Roundup: There Will Be Sun! GROUNDHOG DAY- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: There Will Be Sun! GROUNDHOG DAY- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 17, 2017

Groundhog Day, the Olivier Award-winning new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchinand a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, opens tonight, Monday April 17, on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Performances began on March 16. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 47