Bob Hope News

BWW Review: US Army's BLUEPRINT SPECIALS Enlists Laura Osnes and Will SwensonBWW Review: US Army's BLUEPRINT SPECIALS Enlists Laura Osnes and Will Swenson
by Michael Dale - Jan 14, 2017

When Americans think of the shows that entertained soldiers during World War II, visions of Bob Hope on a temporary outdoor stage wisecracking for thousands of servicemen, courtesy of the USO, are what usually comes to mind. (more...)

FENCES' Denzel Washington Named Publicist Awards Man of the YearFENCES' Denzel Washington Named Publicist Awards Man of the Year
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Oscar winner Denzel Washington will be named Motion Picture Showman of the Year at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards in recognition of his remarkable career achievements (more...)

Jeremy Benton Returning to Off-Broadway's CAGNEY This WeekJeremy Benton Returning to Off-Broadway's CAGNEY This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, welcomes back Broadway's Jeremy Benton (42nd Street, national tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas) to the company beginning Wednesday, January 11th. (more...)

Emily Wade Adams to Tribute Amy Winehouse at Feinstein's/54 BelowEmily Wade Adams to Tribute Amy Winehouse at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Emily Wade Adams in her own Amy Winehouse tribute show on February 1. (more...)

Rag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & MERag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. (more...)

Photo Flash: Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere Atlanta Playwright Topher Payne's New ComedyPhoto Flash: Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere Atlanta Playwright Topher Payne's New Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its string of successful comedies from Atlanta playwright Topher Payne with the premiere of Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required. The production runs January 5th through 22nd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Veteran Atlanta director and actor Shannon Eubanks will be reunited with playwright Payne to once again direct his latest comedy. Sponsorship for this production is graciously provided by the Robert W. Hagan Family Foundation. (more...)

Joe Zimmerman and Karen Rontkowski at Comedy Works this WeekJoe Zimmerman and Karen Rontkowski at Comedy Works this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

New York City-based comedian Joe Zimmerman has had an eventful couple of years.  In addition to making his Comedy Central debut on John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Joe was one of the prestigious comedians selected to film a Comedy Central Half Hour stand-up special in 2014. (more...)

Bergen County Players to Present THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940Bergen County Players to Present THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 84th season with The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, John Bishop's riotous comedy whodunit, opening January 14th, 2017. (more...)

Old School Square Launches 2017 with Five Amazing Concerts & Shows in JanuaryOld School Square Launches 2017 with Five Amazing Concerts & Shows in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Old School Square is presenting five audience-wowing shows in January, all perfect ways to start the New Year. (more...)

DICK WHITTINGTON Announced As 2017 Palladium PantomimeDICK WHITTINGTON Announced As 2017 Palladium Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Qdos Entertainment today (23 December 2016) announces they will return to the London Palladium over the Festive Season in 2017 with Dick Whittington. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIREDGeorgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its string of successful comedies from Atlanta playwright Topher Payne with the premiere of Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required. The production runs January 5th through 22nd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Awarded Grant to Create Bob Hope Scholars ProgramStella Adler Studio Awarded Grant to Create Bob Hope Scholars Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has been awarded $150,000 by the prestigious Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation to create the Bob Hope Scholars Program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. (more...)

Don Barnhart Continues to Bring Nightly Laughter to Las VegasDon Barnhart Continues to Bring Nightly Laughter to Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Appearing nightly at 10:30pm downtown at the D, Las Vegas-based standup comedian Don Barnhart and friends continue to bring the laughs to Jokesters Comedy Club. (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off 2017 with an Amazing Array of Concerts & Shows in JanuaryKravis Center Kicks Off 2017 with an Amazing Array of Concerts & Shows in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in January 2017 with more than two-dozen amazing productions from a Broadway smash hit to comedy superstars, from musical legends to fascinating lectures. (more...)

Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo CenterAndrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Four dynamic, award-winning Broadway musical stars -- Andrea McArdle (Broadway's original 'Annie'), Maureen McGovern (#1 Gold record 'The Morning After'), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!, On Your Toes) and Faith Prince (Tony winner Guys & Dolls) -- come together in concert for an evening of song, laughter and memories in 4 Girls 4, coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Julien's Auctions Ends 2016 With Another Guinness Book of World Records EntryJulien's Auctions Ends 2016 With Another Guinness Book of World Records Entry
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for the second time, having sold the most expensive dress ever to be auctioned. (more...)

BWW Interview: IMPRO's Producing Artistic Director DAN O'CONNOR Talks Holiday ExtravaganzaBWW Interview: IMPRO's Producing Artistic Director DAN O'CONNOR Talks Holiday Extravaganza
by Don Grigware - Dec 2, 2016

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the World Premiere of Impro Theatre's 1966 Holiday Variety Extravaganza, from LA's Impro Theatre, the creators and performers of the wildly popular Jane Austen UnScripted. Impro Theatre's 1966 Holiday Variety Extravaganza is created especially for The Broad Stage. Over their history, the company has produced a bevy of mainstage shows including: Shakespeare UnScripted, Film Noir UnScripted, Twilight Zone UnScripted, Sondheim UnScripted, Dickens UnScripted, The Western UnScripted, Tennessee Williams UnScripted, Chekhov UnScripted, along with Fairytales UnScripted and Jane Austen UnScripted, which both previously ran at The Broad Stage. This new production marks the group's 10th anniversary. (more...)

Billy Crystal Adds Special Guest Bonnie Hunt to 'Spend the Night with Billy Crystal' Tour at Kravis CenterBilly Crystal Adds Special Guest Bonnie Hunt to 'Spend the Night with Billy Crystal' Tour at Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director Billy Crystal announced this week that he is adding Special Guest Bonnie Hunt to his upcoming 30+ city US tour Spend the Night with Billy Crystal. (more...)

SPEND THE NIGHT WITH BILLY CRYSTAL Tour AnnouncedSPEND THE NIGHT WITH BILLY CRYSTAL Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Tony® and Emmy Award®-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director Billy Crystal today announced that he will be making an exclusive Bay Area stop at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd., San Jose) on Thursday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. as part of his upcoming 30+ city US tour Spend the Night with Billy Crystal, set to kick off on Saturday, January 21 in Miami, FL.  Coming off the heels of his recent critically-acclaimed Australian tour, Crystal promises a hilarious and intimate evening. (more...)

Providence Performing Arts Center Announces 2017 Annual Gala SPEND THE NIGHT WITH BILLY CRYSTALProvidence Performing Arts Center Announces 2017 Annual Gala SPEND THE NIGHT WITH BILLY CRYSTAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) J.L. "Lynn" Singleton announced today that Tony® and Emmy Award®-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer, and director BILLY CRYSTAL will perform his show "Spend the Night with Billy Crystal" as part of the 2017 PPAC Gala on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30P. (more...)

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