Bob Fosse News

Date of Birth: June 23, 1927
Date of Death: September 23, 1987 (60)
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gender: Male
Brandy Norwood to Return to the Cell Block for CHICAGO in D.C. This AprilBrandy Norwood to Return to the Cell Block for CHICAGO in D.C. This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler and the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announce that Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood will play 'Roxie Hart' when the production returns to Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. CHICAGO THE MUSICAL will play a limited two-week engagement from April 4-16, 2017. (more...)

Larry Kirwan's New Musical IRELAND - A HISTORY IN SONG Headed to NJLarry Kirwan's New Musical IRELAND - A HISTORY IN SONG Headed to NJ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm, Peter LeDonne, the Director of Community and Cultural Affairs at Bergen Community College (400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ), will present as part of the Ciccone Theatre's Distinguished Artist Series the World Premiere of music legend Larry Kirwan's highly anticipated musical voyage and masterful tribute to Ireland and its centuries of musical genius, IRELAND-A History In Song. (more...)

John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny LeonJohn Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Billie Wildrick, Josh Davis and More in 5th Avenue's THE PAJAMA GAMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Billie Wildrick, Josh Davis and More in 5th Avenue's THE PAJAMA GAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

5th Avenue Theatre presents a steaming hot new production of the Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical theater hit, The Pajama Game. With direction by 5th Avenue Theatre Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, this sultry stunner features Bob Fosse-inspired choreography by Bob Richard and music direction by Joel Fram. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's THE PAJAMA GAME Starring Billie Wildrick, Josh Davis and More!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's THE PAJAMA GAME Starring Billie Wildrick, Josh Davis and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2017

5th Avenue Theatre presents a steaming hot new production of the Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical theater hit, The Pajama Game. With direction by 5th Avenue Theatre Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, this sultry stunner features Bob Fosse-inspired choreography by Bob Richard and music direction by Joel Fram. (more...)

BWW Review: Oh What a Night with CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION at the Broad StageBWW Review: Oh What a Night with CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION at the Broad Stage
by Shari Barrett - Feb 14, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica recently presented the one and only spectacular Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a unique, one-night solo concert event - CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION, and I can honestly tell you the girl's still got it and knows exactly how to use it to bring Broadway magic to the stage! The incomparable Tony Award winner recreated signature moments from her legendary career including numbers from Sweet Charity, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Rink, The Visit, and from her electric performance as Anita in the original Broadway premiere of West Side Story which brought her the stardom she so richly deserves. (more...)

KickstArt Presents Fosse, Kander And Ebb's Award-Winning Musical CHICAGOKickstArt Presents Fosse, Kander And Ebb's Award-Winning Musical CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

Durban's KickstArt theatre company will present the classic musical CHICAGO by Bob Fosse, John Kander and Fred Ebb, for a limited season this April at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (more...)

 Ann Reinking Discusses Bob Fosse's Influence on Her After All These Years Ann Reinking Discusses Bob Fosse's Influence on Her After All These Years
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 10, 2017

If not for her skills as a dancer and choreographer, Broadway legend Ann Reinking is most known for her relationship with director and choreographer Bob Fosse. Once he saw her in PIPPIN in 1972, she became Fosse's protege and romantic partner, with a relationship lasting until 1978. (more...)

BWW Review: Run Away With the Circus at Fulton's ANNIE GET YOUR GUNBWW Review: Run Away With the Circus at Fulton's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 10, 2017

The classic Irving Berlin musical gets a facelift and some wonderful singing at the Fulton Theatre (more...)

It's a Night of Broadway's Most Sensational Show-off Dances with DANCIN' BROADWAY at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 2/25It's a Night of Broadway's Most Sensational Show-off Dances with DANCIN' BROADWAY at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Show stopping dance numbers from Broadway's most iconic shows will take over The Ridgefield Playhouse stage with DANCIN' BROADWAY onSaturday, February 25!   Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series presents this dazzling romp through Broadway musicals and the great dance numbers that made musical theatre history!  Partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa and Bruce Bennett Nissan, DANCIN' BROADWAY will have two shows - a shortened performance appropriate for children and families at 4 p.m., which is part of the Ridgefield Academy Family Series, and a full performance at 8 p.m.  From Agnes de Mille to Bob Fosse to Jerome Robbins, iconic choreography has made stars of dancers and forged the path of Broadway musical theatre.  (more...)

PIPPIN Comes to Greensburg!PIPPIN Comes to Greensburg!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Stage Right's professional season will continue with the musical Pippin coming to the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, February 17-19. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Announces Extension of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERDrury Lane Theatre Announces Extension of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre announces a three-week extension of its new production of disco musical Saturday Night Fever that has been burning up the box office and electrifying sold-out audiences.  Saturday Night Fever now runs thru April 9, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.  Drury Lane Theatre announces a three-week extension of its new production of disco musical Saturday Night Fever that has been burning up the box office and electrifying sold-out audiences.  Saturday Night Fever now runs thru April 9, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.  (more...)

NFL Legend Eddie George Comes to Milwaukee in CHICAGO!NFL Legend Eddie George Comes to Milwaukee in CHICAGO!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Touring company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO will welcome NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George making his touring Broadway debut in the role of "Billy Flynn." (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/28-1/29/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/28-1/29/2017
by - Jan 29, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 29, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017. (more...)

DANCIN' BROADWAY to Bring the Steps of Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins & More to Ridgefield PlayhouseDANCIN' BROADWAY to Bring the Steps of Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins & More to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Ridgefield Playhouse invites you on a dazzling romp through Broadway musicals and the great dance numbers that made musical theatre history! (more...)

Japanese Star Ryoko Yonekura to Return to CHICAGO as 'Roxie' This SummerJapanese Star Ryoko Yonekura to Return to CHICAGO as 'Roxie' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Producers of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago announced today that Japanese superstar Ryoko Yonekura will return to the Broadway production by popular demand in the role of 'Roxie Hart' for 11 performances only, July 3 to July 13, 2017. (more...)

Matt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE MEMatt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle.  (more...)

NFL's Eddie George Headed Back to the Courtroom for CHICAGO Tour in AkronNFL's Eddie George Headed Back to the Courtroom for CHICAGO Tour in Akron
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The touring company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George in the role of 'Billy Flynn' for a special two-night engagement at Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall, May 9 & 10, 2017, as part of the Broadway in Akron Series. (more...)

University of Texas At Austin Dance Company Presents MOMENTUM, 2/15-26University of Texas At Austin Dance Company Presents MOMENTUM, 2/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin's award-winning dance company Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage in Momentum, February 15-26 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. An exploration of the influence of African American culture upon contemporary dance in the twenty-first century, Momentum features works by nationally renowned artists, including Gesel Mason, Dr. Lorenzo 'Rennie' Harris, Abby Zbikowski, Adrienne Hurd, Netta Yerushalmy, Ananya Chatterjea and Dance Repertory Theatre Artistic Directors Charles O. Anderson, Jeremy Arnold and Lyn C. Wiltshire. (more...)

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and MoreInternational Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind. (more...)

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