Bob Mackie News

Date Of Birth:
March 24, 1940 (74)
Birth Place:
Monterey Park, CA, USA
Gender:
Male
Cher Postpones 10 Additional 'Dressed to Kill' Tour Dates Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Under the advice of her physicians, Cher has had to postpone eight additional cities of her hugely successful “Dressed to Kill” tour extravaganza including upcoming shows scheduled for next week at NY's Madison Square Garden in order to fully recover from what doctors termed an acute viral infection. Cher is currently recovering at her Los Angeles home. The D2K Tour is scheduled to begin again in Toronto Canada on Saturday, October 4th. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Costume Designer Katherine Snider Talks PETE N' KEELY
by Katricia Lang - Aug 25, 2014

I got the chance to talk to Costume Designer Katherine Snider, the woman who helped put the glitz in Stages Repertory Theatre's glitzy and fun production of PETE N' KEELY. (more...)

Broadway's Pia Zadora to Premiere New Show 'Pia Reloaded' at Metropolitan Room Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Internationally beloved and iconic entertainer Pia Zadora is back and better than ever, wooing fans with a brand new musical revue celebrating her extraordinary career and life! Pia Reloaded will debut tomorrow, August 5, 2014, at New York City's famous Metropolitan Room for a five-show engagement! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stages PETE N KEELY is Gauche Clean Fun
by Katricia Lang - Jul 13, 2014

Stages' PETE N' KEELY is a dark comedy that hearkens back to a bygone era when men were gentlemen and women were ladies. A time when Billie Holiday wore impeccably designed silk dresses and garlands in her hair on the stage then exited to a life of heroin addiction, incarceration and abusive romantic relationships. Those were the days. (more...)

Pia Zadora Coming to the Metropolitan Room, 8/5-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Celebrated entertainer Pia Zadora is back and reloaded! In an exclusive five-show engagement at the Metropolitan Room running August 5 to 10, Zadora premieres 'Pia Reloaded,' a fresh look at her legendary career and the soundtrack of her life. Playing Tues to Thurs August 5, 6, 7 and Sat & Sun August 9 and 10 (all at 7pm, except Thurs Aug 7 at 9:30pm), 'Pia Reloaded' will head West for its West Coast premiere later in August. (more...)

Cher to Reunite with Designer Bob Mackie for Upcoming World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

After a brief seperation, it appears that superstar Cher and her long-time costume designer Bob Mackie will reunite for her upcoming 'Dressed to Kill' World Tour. (more...)

Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton's HOLLYWOOD ARMS Gets Tribute Reading at CTG, 6/22; Jason Alexander to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

In honor of the legendary actress, comedian, singer and writer Carol Burnett, Center Theatre Group is hosting a special tribute to the star's late daughter Carrie Hamilton with a one-night-only reading of Burnett and Hamilton's Broadway play "Hollywood Arms," at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. Inspired by Burnett's early life in Hollywood, "Hollywood Arms" will be directed by Jason Alexander and will feature a star- studded cast (to be announced). (more...)

Season Six Winner Revealed for RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

After months of grueling competition and fan anticipation, Bianca Del Rio bested Adore Delano and Courtney Act to be crowned the winner of this season of Logo TV's hit reality competition series, 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of freeFall Theatre's THE MIKADO, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

freeFall's newest production opening tonight, April 26 and closing May 18 promises to be a real drag! Artistic Director Eric Davis directs this exciting new staging of a Gilbert and Sullivan classic. THE MIKADO stars Patrick Ryan Sullivan (Broadway's FORTY-SECOND STREET and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST) as The Mikado of Japan, Larry Alexander (Broadway's LES MISERABLES and CHESS) as Pooh-Bah and Tampa Bay's favorite actor/drag performer Matthew McGee as Katisha, the elderly lady. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of freeFall Theatre's THE MIKADO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

freeFall's newest production opening on April 26 and closing May 18 promises to be a real drag! Artistic Director Eric Davis directs this exciting new staging of a Gilbert and Sullivan classic. THE MIKADO stars Patrick Ryan Sullivan (Broadway's FORTY-SECOND STREET and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST) as The Mikado of Japan, Larry Alexander (Broadway's LES MISERABLES and CHESS) as Pooh-Bah and Tampa Bay's favorite actor/drag performer Matthew McGee as Katisha, the elderly lady. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Behind the Scenes of the 2014 MAC Awards
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2014 MAC Awards Ceremony!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Anita Gillette, Mary Lahti, Billie Roe & More Take Home 2014 Mac Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. (more...)

CHER Opens 'Dressed to Kill' Tour with Signature Costumes & Dazzling Numbers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Legendary entertainer CHER launched her 49-date North American 'Dressed to Kill' tour with a concert at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ last night. (more...)

CHER's 'Dressed to Kill' World Tour Must Go On Without Bob Mackie Designs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Legendary designer Bob Mackie has been forced to bow out of Cher's upcoming 'Dressed to Kill World Tour due to time constraints. (more...)

Best-Selling Author Stephen Covey and Priceline.com Founder Jay Walker Offer Global IP Leaders Key Insights at LES (USA & Canada) IP100 Executive Forum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Keynote presentations offered attendees unique perspectives about the underlying interpersonal dynamics that affect business success. Stephen Covey, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author and Co-Founder of CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice, presented “Trust: A Key Ingredient in Business Collaborations,” which emphasized that trust, more than Euros, Yen or dollars, is the currency of the new global economy, and a critical leadership competency. (more...)

Sixth Season of RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Returns to Logo Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

RuPaul is back with a new crop of celebrity guest judges to help transform 'herstory' with the highly anticipated sixth season of the ground-breaking series, 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' (more...)

QVC to Broadcast Red Carpet Style Live
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Celebrating red carpet style for the fifth consecutive year, global multimedia retailer QVC will once again set up shop in Los Angeles to capture the magic of awards season with an exciting three-hour live broadcast. The fifth annual 'Red Carpet Style Live from L.A.' will serve as a unique shopping experience within an exclusive soiree from the Wetherly Gardens at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills. Viewers will be offered specially designed and curated products that are reminiscent of a true red carpet event. (more...)

DISNEY ON ICE Celebrates 100 Years of Magic in South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from Disney's Mulan, The Lion King and Pinocchio, and Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Toy Story, take to the ice for a grand celebration in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. Produced by Feld Entertainment, this fanfare production features more than 60 unforgettable Disney stars that span the decades, a sing-along score of award-winning Disney music, stunning choreography, elaborate sets and beautiful costumes will be in South Africa for the July school holidays. (more...)

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