Blake Edwards News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1922
Date of Death: December 15, 2010 (88)
Birth Place: Tulsa, OK, USA
Gender: Male
Cast Album for Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be Released Digitally This MonthCast Album for Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be Released Digitally This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the world premiere musical FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, written by Michael John LaChiusa and directed by Kirsten Sanderson. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Broadway's New Suspense Thriller- MISERY; Opens Tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre!Meet the Cast of Broadway's New Suspense Thriller- MISERY; Opens Tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Broadway's new suspense thriller Misery, starring two-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner Bruce Willis and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and written by two-time Academy Award winner William Goldman, opens tonight at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 W 44th Street), in a strictly limited 16-week engagement. (more...)

BWW Review: JULIE MADLY DEEPLY, The Crazy Coqs, November 12 2015BWW Review: JULIE MADLY DEEPLY, The Crazy Coqs, November 12 2015
by Gary Naylor - Nov 13, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a fine tribute to an all-time great of musical theatre and film only slightly let down by failing to give such majestic songs their full due. (more...)

BWW Review: Despite 19th-Century Setting, OSU's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Engages Students in Contemporary IssuesBWW Review: Despite 19th-Century Setting, OSU's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Engages Students in Contemporary Issues
by Amanda Etchison - Nov 9, 2015

The issue of sanitation in a Norwegian town might not seem like the most interesting subject for a play presented to an audience of college students, but the Ohio State Department of Theatre's production of Henrik Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People" surprisingly touches on contemporary questions still prevalent in our modern world. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Read 'Love Letter' to Brian Dennehy at TCG Gala Next WeekNathan Lane to Read 'Love Letter' to Brian Dennehy at TCG Gala Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Who wouldn't want to see this? BroadwayWorld has learned that Nathan Lane will read a love letter to Brian Dennehy onstage at Threatre Communications Group's gala this coming Monday, November 9, 2015 at The Edison Ballroom. (more...)

The Public Extends Michael John LaChiusa's Starry FIRST DAUGHTER SUITEThe Public Extends Michael John LaChiusa's Starry FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Public Theater has announced a one-week extension for the critically acclaimed FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, a world premiere musical by Michael John LaChiusa, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. Directed by Kirsten Sanderson, FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE began previews on Tuesday, October 6 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 15. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, November 22. Ghostlight Records recently recorded the original cast recording of FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be released later this season. (more...)

Emmy Winner Jimmy Smits to be Honored at Moving Families Forward GalaEmmy Winner Jimmy Smits to be Honored at Moving Families Forward Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Lois Braverman, President & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family, announced today that actor Jimmy Smits will be honored with the Ackerman Leadership Award at the Moving Families Forward annual gala which will take place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel at 301 Park Avenue on Monday, October 26th in New York City. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 7/26/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 7/26/2015
by BWW - Jul 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/26/2015 for Seattle (more...)

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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 7/19/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 7/19/2015
by BWW - Jul 19, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/19/2015 for Seattle (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 TonightOgunquit Playhouse's VICTOR / VICTORIA, Starring Lisa Brescia, Hits the Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 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 tonight, June 24 to July 18, complete with the original Broadway and touring sets designed by Robin Wagner and costumes by Willa Kim. (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...)

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 - Jun 5, 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 today, 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...)

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...)

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