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Bob Fosse News

Date of Birth: June 23, 1927
Date of Death: September 23, 1987 (60)
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Elhaq Latief, Rising Star in Town!BWW Interview: Elhaq Latief, Rising Star in Town!
by Yuliani Supandji - May 22, 2017

For Jakartans' musical aficionados and theater-goers, 'Elhaq Latief' is already a familiar name. He is still young, but he has a long line of theater credits for Directing, Choreographing and Acting. (more...)

Calling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are OpenCalling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are Open
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Tyler Jacobson, of PIPPIN, Coming to the Fox Performing Arts Center in RiversideBWW Interview: Tyler Jacobson, of PIPPIN, Coming to the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside
by Audrey Liebross - May 22, 2017

The national tour of PIPPIN is coming to the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, for two shows only, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, June 4, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Naysh Fox plays the title character, and Housso Semon showcases her powerful voice as the 'Leading Player.' Broadway World interviewed Tyler Jacobson, who is one of the show's acrobats. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Brings Cabaret Show to Martinis Above FourthDonna McKechnie Brings Cabaret Show to Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tony Award winner, Donna McKechnie's new show, Same Place: Another Time, is a musical deja vu celebrating the scintillating 70's in New York City - the heyday of Studio 54. The journey she takes puts a personal spin on the "ingenue" coming to New York, finding love and success, losing her innocence along the way, perhaps, but never her spirit. It is beautifully illuminated by the music of Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Marvin Hamlisch, Peter Allen, Jim Croce and Leroy Anderson. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: STAGE Tributes Idols and Icons with Dale Kristien, Reeve Carney, Christine Pedi - Plus Michael Crawford!BWW TV Exclusive: STAGE Tributes Idols and Icons with Dale Kristien, Reeve Carney, Christine Pedi - Plus Michael Crawford!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2017

The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) just presented its 33rd annual gala, 'Idols & Icons,' at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. This was the last S.T.A.G.E. show after 33 years. AIDS has not been cured, and the fight continues through APLA Health Services, despite the fact that the show has now taken its final bow in L.A. (more...)

SWEET CHARITY Is Singing And Dancing Its Way Onto The Kweskin Theatre StageSWEET CHARITY Is Singing And Dancing Its Way Onto The Kweskin Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The story of love never grows old. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Moving Off-Broadway This SummerCURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Moving Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn(Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), it was announced today by the producers. (more...)

VIDEO: Steps on Broadway Announces Bob Fosse Masterclass SeriesVIDEO: Steps on Broadway Announces Bob Fosse Masterclass Series
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

From May 15 through June 2, Steps on Broadway will be hosting a Bob Fosse Masterclass Series featuring Lloyd Culbreath, Mimi Quillin, and Dana Moore. (more...)

Harris Center Welcomes the National Tour of PIPPINHarris Center Welcomes the National Tour of PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

A thrilling update of classic Broadway fare--and winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival-- the national tour of Pippin comes to the intimacy of Stage One for five performances. Concluding the Harris Center "Big Stage" series, this unforgettable production is full of high-flying, death-defying acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked. "Anyone who's seen this production knows how magical the theater can be. This production melds extraordinary circus acrobatics and magical illusions with 'ordinary' virtues like accomplished acting, singing, and dancing" (Boston Globe). (more...)

Chita Rivera and Seth Rudetsky Take The Stage At The Smith CenterChita Rivera and Seth Rudetsky Take The Stage At The Smith Center
by Jessica Vanek - May 8, 2017

CHITA RIVERA AND SETH RUDETSKY TAKE THE STAGE AT THE SMITH CENTER LAS VEGAS (more...)

TOP GIRLS, CHICAGO, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Among Keegan Theatre's 2017-18 LineupTOP GIRLS, CHICAGO, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Among Keegan Theatre's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Keegan Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, featuring 2 DC Premieres, 1 World Premiere, and its 15th Ireland Tour of an American classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO Opens at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: CHICAGO Opens at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre's electrifying new production of Chicago features a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Drury Lane Theatre's Fiery New Take on CHICAGOPhoto Flash: First Look at Drury Lane Theatre's Fiery New Take on CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on Chicago is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. Chicago runs now through June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHICAGO at The Dury Lane TheatreVIDEO: Get A First Look At CHICAGO at The Dury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at CHICAGO at the Dury Lane Theatre! Check out the video montage below! Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of CHICAGO, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on CHICAGO is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. CHICAGO runs April 20 - June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF presents an Intimate Account of Working with Two Broadway IconsCALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF presents an Intimate Account of Working with Two Broadway Icons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Dancing for Bob Fosse is a steep slope that rides fast and fun. Addicted to discipline in the studio, he asks complete submission to his signature fractured shapes. So why does it feel so good? In 1985, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon invite Mimi Quillin into their magical world to reconstruct Fosse's Sweet Charity. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress Christine Pedi Talks S.T.A.G.E. Benefit IDOLS & ICONS To Be Performed One Night Only on May 13BWW Interview: Actress Christine Pedi Talks S.T.A.G.E. Benefit IDOLS & ICONS To Be Performed One Night Only on May 13
by Don Grigware - Apr 26, 2017

Actress Christine Pedi is well known for her theatre/cabaret appearances as well as TV and SiriusXM radio. Her finest hour has come in Forbidden Broadway with her glorious singing impressions. She took time out from her busy schedule to talk about her upcoming appearance in LA for the last S.T.A.G.E. benefit on Saturday May 13 at the Saban Theatre. (more...)

Urban Stages to Honor Designer Tony Walton with Lifetime Achievement AwardUrban Stages to Honor Designer Tony Walton with Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 'The Magic of Set and Costume Design' by presenting the 2017 Urban Stages' Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning legendary set and costume designer Tony Walton presented by Broadway, television and film star Melissa Errico ('Billions', My Fair Lady, High Society, Encores' Do I Hear a Waltz?) at their gala benefit at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 15, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone TheatrePhoto Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A successful advertising and marketing executive Peter LeDonne was the owner and partner of Ash/LeDonne, Inc. one of the most prominent entertainment marketing firms in the Industry. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and London, the agency represented theatre, films, personalities, record companies and major entertainment venues. (more...)

Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth Kick Off Awards Season with Drama League Nominees; Watch Live at 11AM!Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth Kick Off Awards Season with Drama League Nominees; Watch Live at 11AM!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Tony Award-winners Patina Miller (Pippin) and Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago) will announce the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award later this morning, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor). (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Second Acting, Sammy Davis Jr., Ann Miller, and MoreExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Second Acting, Sammy Davis Jr., Ann Miller, and More
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 19, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Rob and Kevin debate leaving shows at intermission and 'second act'-ing a show. Plus, Ann Miller's fourth wall, Bob Fosse's debut, Sammy Davis Jr comes to Broadway, and Freddie Martinez makes a come back. (more...)

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