Boris Karloff News

Date Of Birth:
November 23, 1887
Date Of Death:
February 02, 1969 (81)
Birth Place:
Camberwell, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Jack Betts to Perform ON MY WAY HERE at Newman Theater, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Actor, singer, playwright and director Jack Betts will make his debut appearance at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 2 PM in a one-man mini-musical biography of his long and successful career in 'On My Way Here'. The show will touch on his more than 5 decades as a leading man and guest star in film, stage, and television productions. Joined by Los Angeles musical director Ron Snyder on the baby grand piano, Jack will being singing songs that will showcase his dramatic as well as comedic sides. (more...)

Audiences Delighted with ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at Hackmatack Playhouse, Playing Through 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

During intermission last Friday at the Hackmatack Playhouse season opening, and opening night for "Arsenic and Old Lace," an audience member was overheard, "No, it's not my first time here, I was here a few years ago for the Julia Child tribute, and that was funny, too!" That was 'Bon Appetit,' and four years ago. Others in the audience were (more) regulars who see every show at this quaint, real (old) barn playhouse in Berwick. (more...)

Universal's CLASSIC MONSTERS Complete 30-Film Collection Coming to DVD 9/2
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Since the era of silent films, Universal Pictures has earned a reputation as the home of the monster movie, producing landmark films that defined the horror genre for all time. (more...)

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE Opens Season at Hackmatack Playhouse on 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

"Arsenic and Old Lace" was one of the longest running Broadway plays. The movie adaptation starred Cary Grant. It was written in 1939 by American playwright Joseph Kesselring. But it's more recent history of revivals locally, in the quaint Berwick, Maine barn playhouse known as The Hackmatack, may spark interest among seacoast area play goers. (more...)

Julie Harris Memorial Display Will Be on View at WHAT, June-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

As part of their 30th Anniversary Season tribute to Julie Harris, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) has curated a memorial display in an effort to inform the public of Julie's deep relationship with theatrical organizations and individuals on Cape Cod. It opens with a reception at the theater on June 21, from 4:30 to 6pm, and continues through September. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Surf City Theatre's ARSENIC AND OLD LACE Is A Real Killer Comedy
by Shari Barrett - May 05, 2014

First produced in 1939, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE by American playwright Joseph Kesselring is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the 'Mayflower,' but now composed of insane homicidal maniacs. This classic play has been produced around the world and will continue to be done as long as audiences love to laugh at the outrageous situations and over-the-top characters, especially the eccentric, and frequently murderous and disturbed, family. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Washington County Playhouse's ARSENIC AND OLD LACE Full of Old Laughs and New Surprises
by Johnna Leary - Mar 28, 2014

In the Washington County Playhouse production of Arsenic and Old Lace, the elderly Brewster sisters appear to be your typical sweet old ladies, whose hobbies include knitting, church social visits and.... murdering their dinner guests. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Frighteningly Funny ARSENIC AND OLD LACE At The Fulton Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 04, 2014

The Walnut Street Theatre's Charles Abbott gives the Fulton the classic play of all going wrong, all going absolutely right. Visually stunning killer comedy. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL and More Set for Hackmatack Playhouse's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Hackmatack Playhouse producer Michael Guptill has announced the 2014 (43rd year) show schedule for this summer. According to Guptill, "We hope you plan to join us this summer. We have "Arsenic and Old Lace," "The Music Man," Monty Python's Spamalot," and "The Trip to Bountiful." (more...)

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE to Play Florida Repertory Theatre, 1/7-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of the beloved American classic, Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, a comedy that kills with kindness. Made famous on the silver screen starring Cary Grant, Arsenic and Old Lace plays at Florida Rep January 10 through 29 with four nearly sold out discounted previews January 7, 8, and 9. (more...)

'THE GRINCH' Delivers Ratings Win for ABC on Christmas Eve
by TV News Desk - Dec 26, 2013

On Christmas Eve Tuesday, ABC won the night by 18% in Adults 18-49 with encore broadcasts of both the animated and live action versions of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

ABC Airs Holiday Classic HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2013

'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas,' the 1966 animated holiday story loved by all tall and small, airs tonight, DECEMBER 24 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network (OAD on ABC: 12/12/06). (more...)

Dr. Christmas, Designer to the Stars, Returns to The Hollywood Museum thru Jan 5
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Hollywood, CA -- The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood located in the Historic Max Factor Building, rings in the holidays with 'Lights, Camera, 'Holly'- wood,' a unique tribute to the holidays - Hollywood Style. The holiday trees and extensive tinsel town decor are created by Dr. Christmas (Bob Pranga and Debi Staron), known as the celebrity holiday and special event designers to the stars. The exhibit will be on display through January 5, 2014. (more...)

ABC to Air Holiday Classic HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, 12/24
by TV News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

“Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the 1966 animated holiday story loved by all tall and small, airs TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network (OAD on ABC: 12/12/06). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Boston Pops and Keith Lockhart Bring Christmas Cheer
by Joseph F. Panarello - Dec 07, 2013

Maestro Keith Lockhart chats about the Boston Pops' new Christmas CD as well as about concerts on tour and at Boston's famed Symphony Hall. (more...)

ABC Airs DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

“Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the 1966 animated holiday story loved by all tall and small, airs TONIGHT, NOVEMBER 29 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network (Rebroadcast. OAD 12/12/06). (more...)

Programacion Diciembre 2013, Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Enviamos adjunta la programacion correspondiente a diciembre del Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires. (more...)

SALA LEOPOLDO LUGONES - MONSTRUOS DE LA UNIVERSAL thru Dec 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

El Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires y la Fundacion Cinemateca Argentina han organizado un ciclo denominadoMonstruos de la Universal, que se llevara a cabo del martes 26 de noviembre al viernes 13 de diciembre en la Sala Leopoldo Lugones del Teatro San Martin (Avenida Corrientes 1530). (more...)

SALA LEOPOLDO LUGONES - MONSTRUOS DE LA UNIVERSAL, Nov 26-Dec 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

El Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires y la Fundacion Cinemateca Argentina han organizado un ciclo denominadoMonstruos de la Universal, que se llevara a cabo del martes 26 de noviembre al viernes 13 de diciembre en la Sala Leopoldo Lugones del Teatro San Martin (Avenida Corrientes 1530). (more...)

ABC to Air DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, 11/29
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

“Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the 1966 animated holiday story loved by all tall and small, airs FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network (Rebroadcast. OAD 12/12/06). (more...)

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