Carol Burnett News

Date of Birth: April 26, 1933 (84)
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX, USA
Gender: Female
Oyster Mill Playhouse to Present Comic Drama HOLLYWOOD ARMSOyster Mill Playhouse to Present Comic Drama HOLLYWOOD ARMS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

The Oyster Mill Playhouse will present the comedy/drama HOLLYWOOD ARMS, by Carrie Hamilton and Carol Burnett, July 7 through July 23. Curtain is at 8 p.m. for all Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows, and 2 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Tickets are $18. Visit our website at www.oystermill.com or call the box office at 717.737.6768 for tickets. (more...)

BWW Feature: John Davidson Flies into Baltimore Joining the Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND at the Hippodrome TheatreBWW Feature: John Davidson Flies into Baltimore Joining the Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND at the Hippodrome Theatre
by Charles Shubow - Jun 23, 2017

So who is John Davidson? He is an actor, comedian, author, musician, TV host, singer, and entertainer. And Baltimore/Washington audiences should be in for a treat watching this consummate performer live on the boards of the historic Hippodrome Theatre as he stars in the acclaimed musical FINDING NEVERLAND from June 27 to July 2, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias  and Austin HandBWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias and Austin Hand
by Chris Arneson - Jun 21, 2017

The winners of Colorado's Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Austin Hand) and Actress (Elleon Dobias) are currently in New York City as finalists for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards), which recognizes excellence in high school musical theatre across the nation. (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns with All-New Episodes 7/16CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns with All-New Episodes 7/16
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The critically-acclaimed CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY is back with all-new episodes beginning Sunday, July 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Howard McGillin & More Named Coaches for 2017 Jimmy AwardsAndrea Burns, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Howard McGillin & More Named Coaches for 2017 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS has announced the industry coaches for the ninth annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & NobleRonald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces ANNIE Director, Cast and One Day SaleSkylight Music Theatre Announces ANNIE Director, Cast and One Day Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre today announced the director/choreographer and lead performers for this holiday season's production of Annie. This seven-time Tony Award-winning musical runs from November 17 through December 23, 2017 in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.   (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINEVarla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The United States is tripping, so what do we need to keep us from hitting rock bottom? Bad heroine! Drag superstar (and recent parolee) Varla Jean Merman's new show pays tribute to the inspiring women who have inspired her to think about becoming inspirational. Will Varla Jean be an inspiration...or end up on Intervention? Make tracks to this year's most addictive comedy cabaret! International chanteuse and perennial P-Town prima donna Varla Jean Merman brings her brand new show "Bad Heroine" to The Art House in Provincetown from June 23 through September 1. The show is directed by Michael Schiralli, written by Jeffery Roberson and Jacques Lamarre, with additional material by Ricky Graham and also features Gerald Goode and Brian Johnston.  For Tickets and information, please visit http://ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

NIC AND BROOKE'S COMEDY DANCE PARTY Returns to Hollywood Fringe This WeekNIC AND BROOKE'S COMEDY DANCE PARTY Returns to Hollywood Fringe This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Producer Victoria Watson knew she had something special in the on-stage chemistry between local talent Nic Hodges and Brooke Brewer. (more...)

Historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre Gets Dedication and RenamingHistoric El Portal Mainstage Theatre Gets Dedication and Renaming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Jay Irwin & Pegge Forrest Producers and The Thalians proudly present Debbie…A Night to Remember: A Dedication and Renaming of the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre at 5269 Lankershim Blvd in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, California on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

ICG Publicists to Donate to The MPTF and Actors FundICG Publicists to Donate to The MPTF and Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will donate $10,000 each to the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the Actors Fund, it was announced today by Steven Poster ASC, National President of the Guild. (more...)

freeFall Presents Reading of All-New Musical UNDER FIREfreeFall Presents Reading of All-New Musical UNDER FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Join freeFall on June 17 at 8pm  for a reading of a brand new musical by Barry Harman (The Carol Burnett Show, Romance/Romance, Olympus On My Mind) and Grant Sturiale (Olympus On My Mind) based on the film of the same name. This premiere work will be directed by freeFall Artistic Director Eric Davis. (more...)

Carol Burnett Receives Honorary Degree from American Film InstituteCarol Burnett Receives Honorary Degree from American Film Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The American Film Institute (AFI) held a historic AFI Conservatory Commencement at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday, June 5, 2017. The date of the event marked the 50th Anniversary of the Institute's formation in 1967, with its honorees - the AFI Class of 2017, as well as Honorary Degree recipients Carol Burnett, Marshall Herskovitz (AFI Class of 1975) and Edward Zwick (AFI Class of 1975) - spanning the past, present and future of the art form. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Multi-talented performer Vicki Lawrence will bring a two-act comedy featuring her beloved character "Mama" to The Orleans Showroom on Friday, July 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA Takes on Windmills Tonight in La MiradaPhoto Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA Takes on Windmills Tonight in La Mirada
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fifth show of its 2016-2017 season, Davis Gaines starring in his Ovation award-winning role as Don Quixote in MAN OF LA MANCHA, with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh, musical direction by Jeff Rizzo, choreography by Patti Colombo and directed by Glenn Casale. MAN OF LA MANCHA will preview on Friday, June 2, 2017 (with a press opening on Saturday, June 3) and run through Sunday, June 25, 2017 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Photo Flash: We Think She's Gonna Like It Here! First Look at ANNIE in the West EndPhoto Flash: We Think She's Gonna Like It Here! First Look at ANNIE in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Miranda Hart plays Miss Hannigan with Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily in the West End production of Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre. The title role of Annie is shared by Madeleine Haynes, 13-years old from Hadley Wood, Barnet, Lola Moxom, 12-years old from Rochester, Kent and Ruby Stokes, 12-years old from Hampshire. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

EVERYDAY EDNA MAE by Robin Rice Premieres in Planet Connections Theatre FestivityEVERYDAY EDNA MAE by Robin Rice Premieres in Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Presents the New York premiere of Robin Rice's Everyday Edna Mae June 15 at 7:30pm, June 20 at 8:45pm, and June 22 at 9:30pm. All performances are at the Flamboyan Theatre located inside the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City. (more...)

NOISES OFF at Everyman Theatre - You Will Laugh Until It Hurts!!NOISES OFF at Everyman Theatre - You Will Laugh Until It Hurts!!
by Charles Shubow - May 30, 2017

It truly is one of the funniest plays I've ever seen. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to the start of Memorial Day Weekend: It's Friday, May 26, 2017 and time to live life dramatically! It really sounds like we should be cutting a ribbon somewhere to herald the start of the long weekend that kicks off summer, but instead we sit here in front of a computer screen, remembering and reminiscing, in hopes of providing you with something to read while you sit by the pool, waiting for the SPF37 to kick in! (more...)

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