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Blake Edwards News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1922
Date of Death: December 15, 2010 (88)
Birth Place: Tulsa, OK, USA
Gender: Male
NightBlue Performing Arts to Present THE PRODUCERSNightBlue Performing Arts to Present THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Jeff-award winning company, NightBlue Performing Arts, presents the Chicago Non-Equity Premiere of Mel Brooks' Tony Award winning Broadway Comedy 'The Producers' openingThursday September 10, 2015 at Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL Star Omar Sharif Dies at 83; Watch Performance with Streisand from FilmFUNNY GIRL Star Omar Sharif Dies at 83; Watch Performance with Streisand from Film
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Oscar nominated actor Omar Sharif, who starred in such film classics as 'Doctor Zhivago', 'Funny Girl' and 'Lawrence of Arabia' has passed away at the age of 83. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Ogunquit's VICTOR/VICTORIA Says Vive la DifferenceBWW REVIEW: Ogunquit's VICTOR/VICTORIA Says Vive la Difference
by Jan Nargi - Jul 8, 2015

VICTOR/VICTORIA's gender-bending exploration of sexual identity and orientation may have seemed fresh, even daring, in 1982, but by the time it hit Broadway in 1995 it was already a bit tame. Today in a 20th anniversary production at Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse, it feels downright quaint when compared to the courage of Caitlyn Jenner and the recent Supreme Court ruling finally making Marriage Equality the law of the land. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lisa Brescia in Ogunquit Playhouse's VICTOR/VICTORIAPhoto Flash: First Look at Lisa Brescia in Ogunquit Playhouse's VICTOR/VICTORIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

It's the 20th anniversary of Broadway's tender and funny, smart and sexy Victor/ Victoria and the Ogunquit Playhouse is celebrating by mounting a full-scale glamorous production of the musical comedy June 24 to July 18, complete with the original Broadway and touring sets designed by Robin Wagnerand costumes by Willa Kim. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Lisa Brescia, George Dvorsky and More in Highlights of Ogunquit's VICTOR/VICTORIASTAGE TUBE: First Look at Lisa Brescia, George Dvorsky and More in Highlights of Ogunquit's VICTOR/VICTORIA
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2015

It's the 20th anniversary of Broadway's tender and funny, smart and sexy Victor/ Victoria and the Ogunquit Playhouse is celebrating by mounting a full-scale glamorous production of the musical comedy, June 24 to July 18, complete with the original Broadway and touring sets designed by Robin Wagner and costumes by Willa Kim.  Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse's VICTOR / VICTORIA, Starring Lisa Brescia, Hits the Stage This MonthOgunquit Playhouse's VICTOR / VICTORIA, Starring Lisa Brescia, Hits the Stage This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

It's the 20th anniversary of Broadway's tender and funny, smart and sexy Victor/ Victoria and the Ogunquit Playhouse is celebrating by mounting a full-scale glamorous production of the musical comedy June 24 to July 18, complete with the original Broadway and touring sets designed by Robin Wagner and costumes by Willa Kim. (more...)

LA Movies in the Park Series to Present Outdoor Screening of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'SLA Movies in the Park Series to Present Outdoor Screening of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
by Movies News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Eat|See|Hear, LA's premier movies in the park event series, will be in Griffith Park on Saturday, June 6, to showcase the 1961 romantic comedy, Breakfast at Tiffany's. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/30-5/31/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/30-5/31/2015
by - May 31, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 31, 2015 - Sunday, May 31, 2015. (more...)

TV/DVR ALERT: Watch Breakfast at Tiffany's with Michael Urie on LOGO'S Cocktails & ClassicsTV/DVR ALERT: Watch Breakfast at Tiffany's with Michael Urie on LOGO'S Cocktails & Classics
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

This week, one of the greatest films EVER, Breakfast at Tiffany's, starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, directed by Blake Edwards. The film also yielded the Academy Award for Best Song, with Moon River. (more...)

Rashidra Scott to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015-16 Season Opener SISTER ACTRashidra Scott to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015-16 Season Opener SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Rejoice! The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 83rd season with the glorious Broadway musical comedy Sister Act, on stage May 20 to June 20. (more...)

JAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie SeriesJAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. The 2015 series will run June 5-August 9 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will feature 29 films over nine weeks (no films scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July). (more...)

Mary-Louise Parker & Bruce Willis to Co-Host TONY Nominations Announcement LiveMary-Louise Parker & Bruce Willis to Co-Host TONY Nominations Announcement Live
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Mary-Louise Parker, a Tony Award winner and three time Tony nominee, will be joined by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Bruce Willis to announce the nominations for the American Theatre Wing's TONY AWARDS in a live webcast, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, April 28 at TonyAwards.com. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Welcomes New Associate ProducerOgunquit Playhouse Welcomes New Associate Producer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the appointment of Brian Swasey to the position of Associate Producer. Brian is no stranger to the Playhouse as he directed the productions of The Berenstain Bears, and The Cat In The Hat. He is also no stranger to the seacoast area; he is originally from Portland, Maine, and is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Musical Theatre and Dance. Brian Swasey recently stated, 'Growing up in New England, and seeing many shows at the Ogunquit Playhouse, I leapt at the chance to return to the area and become a part of the Playhouse family as the new Associate Producer." (more...)

Julie Andrews to Share Untold Stories in New Follow-Up Memoir!Julie Andrews to Share Untold Stories in New Follow-Up Memoir!
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

The 'Sound of Music' star will pen a follow up memoir to her 2008 book 'Home.' Dame Julie Andrews is releasing more untold stories about her life. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!
by Cary Ginell - Mar 18, 2015

In JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the legendary actor's son Chris takes the audience through highlights of his father's career. There is, of course, lots of laughter but also poignant moments about the elder Lemmon's total preoccupation with his career, to the detriment of his satellite family's relationship with him. (more...)

SISTER ACT, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT and More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015 SeasonSISTER ACT, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT and More Set for Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse will have you kicking up your heels for five spectacular musicals slated to hit the stage for the legendary theatre's 83rd season. The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to be the first regional theatre in the U.S. to produce the smash hits Million Dollar Quartet and Sister Act as well as being among the first in the nation to bring the delightful musical comedy Nice Work if You Can Get It and the blockbuster musical Saturday Night Fever to the stage. Rounding out the 2015 season is the glamorous Broadway musical comedy classic Victor/Victoria. And once again the Ogunquit Playhouse and the Music Hall will partner to bring the quintessential holiday musical White Christmas to the historic Portsmouth stage, extending the Playhouse season all the way to December 20th! (more...)

Theater Company of Lafayette to Present VICTOR/VICTORIA, 3/6-28Theater Company of Lafayette to Present VICTOR/VICTORIA, 3/6-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Written by acclaimed film director Blake Edwards with music by Henry Mancini, 'Victor/Victoria' is a nod to 'classic Broadway' while giving a humorous look at the nature of love, gender perceptions and the battle of the sexes. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

Christopher Nolan to Receive the Cinematic Imagery AwardChristopher Nolan to Receive the Cinematic Imagery Award
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Christopher Nolan will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG) at its 19th Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards, it was announced today by ADG Council Chairman John Shaffner and Awards Producers Dave Blass and James Pearse Connelly. Comedian Owen Benjamin will host the black-tie ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, set for January 31, 2015. (more...)

Christopher Nolan Set to Receive the Cinematic Imagery Award at the Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards on January 31, 2015Christopher Nolan Set to Receive the Cinematic Imagery Award at the Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards on January 31, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Christopher Nolan will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG) at its 19th Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards, it was announced today by ADG Council Chairman John Shaffner and Awards Producers Dave Blass and James Pearse Connelly. Comedian Owen Benjamin will host the black-tie ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, set for January 31, 2015. (more...)

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