Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE FRONT PAGEby Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2016
The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, just had its official opening last week at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE FRONT PAGE Company Takes Opening Night Bows!by Walter McBride - Oct 21, 2016
The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, just had its official opening performance at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the curtain call below! (more...)
Extra, Extra! Top 30 Critics from Across the Country to Attend THE FRONT PAGE's Opening Tonightby BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016
Read all about it! The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, will have its official opening performance tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). Along with the slew of expected boldfaced names from the worlds of theater, film, television, and media, the opening night audience will also include the top thirty theater critics from around the country. (more...)
BWW Review: ACT 1's Outdated ARSENIC AND OLD LACEby Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 16, 2016
Joseph Kesselring's Arsenic and Old Lace, a genteel and sometimes beguiling 'suspense comedy,' is a favorite among the nation's various and sundry community theater companies. And for good reason: It's slyly amusing, despite its age, and it features some genuinely engaging (if somewhat despicable, depending upon your perspective) characters who have entertained audiences for 75 years (it bowed on Broadway in 1941). (more...)
Marilyn Maye to Perform at Grand Opening of Dino's Backstage and Celebrity Roomby BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016
The national music treasure, award-winning Marilyn Maye, will grace the stage and delight audiences at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. for a Hollywood style Black Tie Gala Weekend. (more...)
Rich Little Shares 'Little by Little (People I've Known and Been)'by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016
Growing up in Canada in the 1950s, Rich Little never dreamed that he would eventually turn his love of movies and storytelling into a career in show business. His ability to impersonate celebrities led to a career that has lasted more than five decades, and he continues to perform. He describes how he got into show business and shares stories about the many people he impersonated along the way in a new book released by Dog Ear Publishing.
Relayed as if it's just a story, 'Little by Little (People I've Known and Been)' shares Little's early days from imitating his teachers as a teenager to a successful record spoofing Canada's prime minister to hit shows in Vegas and everything in between. One highlight was his appearance on 'The Judy Garland Show,' his second U.S. television appearance. Little went on to work with - and imitate - hundreds of celebrities.
A short list of stars appearing in his behind-the-scenes stories includes George Burns, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Stewart, Jack Benny, John Wayne, Cary Grant, Burt Lancaster, Ed Sullivan, Carol Channing, Howard Cosell, Paul Lynde and Orson Welles. Politicians also weren't immune from his act: George H.W. Bush, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton all have been immortalized by his impressions.
Little also shares memories of his loving family both growing up and his wives, children and grandchildren. Dozens of photos with celebrity friends and colleagues as well as family shots complete this compelling look at Little's incredible career and passion.
This is the first book for Little, known as the 'Man of 200 Voices,' who has appeared on television and stage for more than five decades and is one of only a few entertainers to have stars on all four Walks of Fame: Hollywood, Las Vegas, Canada and Palm Springs, Calif. Rich, who was born in Ottawa, Canada, is performing 'Rich Little Live!' in Las Vegas and touring around the country. Little also is launching his new self-written show 'Little by Little,' which takes the audience on a trip down memory lane - a show he hopes to take to Broadway.
For additional information, please visit www.LittleBookByLittle.com
'Little by Little (People I've Known and Been)'
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-4439-2 252 pages $24.95 US
Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.
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Dog Ear Publishing - self-publishing that actually makes sense. (more...)
Dino's Backstage and Celebrity Room Celebrates Ribbon-Cuttingby BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016
On Friday, September 30, at 1 p.m., there was a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Dino's Backstage and Celebrity Room in Keswick Village, Glenside, PA., planned by the Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. (more...)
BWW Review: Georgetown Palace at the Playhouse Theatre Brings the Classic ARSENIC AND OLD LACE to the Stageby Amy Bradley - Oct 2, 2016
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, is a classic staple for modern Theatre enthusiasts. Taking into account the context of the political humor and dark comedy, it is hard to believe this show was first brought to the stage in 1941. A New York Times review of it's opening night stated the play was, 'so funny that none of us will ever forget it.' Best known for it's film of the same decade, this adaptation stars Cary Grant and is directed by the celebrated Frank Capra. After hitting the big screen, this dark comedic farce has been brought to a much wider audience and became a local theatre favorite. (more...)
Johnny Gallagher, Amber Tamblyn, Joey Arias and More Coming Up at Joe's Pubby BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016
Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 28 - October 9, 2016. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)
The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Partyby BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016
The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and More Fete Martin Scorsese at Friars Clubby Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 22, 2016
Beloved director, producer, screenwriter and actor Martin Scorsese was honored by the Friars Club with their highest tribute last night, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the evening below! The Entertainment Icon Award was given to Scorsese, whose career spans more than 50 years, and who will be one of only a handful of recipients of the award in the Club's 100-year history. (more...)
Hasan Minhaj, Maya Rudolph, Laura Benanti and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pubby BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016
Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its night performances, September 21 - October 2, 2016. Scroll down, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)
Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room to Celebrate Grand Openingby BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016
?Imagine the sophisticated scene of the supper clubs of the 40's and 50's! That's exactly what co-owners Dino Kelly-Cataldi and Michael Kelly-Cataldi did when they dreamed up Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room, the new deluxe restaurant, bar and cabaret in Keswick Village, Glenside, PA. (more...)
Newly-Discovered Marx Bros. Footage!by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016
'Marx Bros. & The Golden Age of Vaudeville,' a one-week festival including brand new restorations of the team's first five feature comedies, along with special programs devoted to the halcyon days of vaudeville, will run at Film Forum from Friday, September 23 through Thursday, September 29. (more...)
BWW Review: THE RAT PACK IS BACK at Starlight Theatreby Alan Portner - Sep 14, 2016
Pleasant evening recalls Vegas glory days (more...)
BWW Review: Welk Resort Presents Sturdy ARSENIC AND OLD LACEby Don Grigware - Aug 22, 2016
Joseph Kesselring's dark comedy farce Arsenic and Old Lace dates back to 1941 and was made into one hilarious film starring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra in 1944. Nevertheless, the comedy is timeless, so it still holds up quite deliciously in 2016. One never tires of murder especially when it's played out in a spooky old Brooklyn mansion adjacent to a cemetery...and most of the Brewster family who inhabit it are most definitely certifiable. Elderly Abby Brewster (Robin LaValley) and her sister Martha (Eliane Weidauer) dispose of over the hill lodgers all alone in the world - to bring them peace and eternal happiness. They offer homemade Eldeberry wine laced with arsenic and think they're doing the old codgers a favor. It seems perfectly harmless to them. In fact, they already have 11 bodies buried in the cellar and are about to embark on a funeral service for number 12 who is resting comfortably in the window seat of their living room. It helps when their nephew Teddy (Robin Thompson) - who thinks he's Theodore Roosevelt - carries out their orders and buries the bodies, convinced that he's digging locks of the Panama Canal. When brother Mortimer (Tim Benson) - a drama critic for a local paper - discovers the body by accident, he automatically assumes it's Teddy who has killed the man, never dreaming that his sweet aunts are responsible. (more...)
Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2016 Award Winners In Theater, Dance & Filmby BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) has announced the winners of the 2016 Princess Grace Awards. The Annual Gala will continue the legacy of Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco, who helped emerging artists pursue their artistic goals during Her lifetime. In total, the Foundation is awarding over $1 million to artists in theater, dance, and film. In the presence of Their Serene Highnesses The Prince and The Princess of Monaco, this year's Gala will be held at Cipriani 25 Broadway on October 24, 2016. The evening will be co-chaired by Lisa and Richard Plepler, Sidney and Katia Toledano, and Gillian Murphy and Ethan Stiefel. Major Gala supporters include: Christian Dior Couture, as Presenting Sponsor and Mrs. Lily Safra as Crown Sponsor. (more...)
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/23-7/24/2016by - Jul 24, 2016
Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 24, 2016 - Sunday, July 24, 2016.
FLYING OVER SUNSET A New Musical by James Lapine, Tom Kitt, and Michael Korie at Vineyard Arts Projectby BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016
According to vineyardartsproject.org, director and playwright James Lapine (Into The Woods), composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal) and lyricist Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) return with their latest musical, FLYING OVER SUNSET, which explores three characters, Claire Booth Luce, Aldous Huxley, Cary Grant, and their respective journeys with fame and LSD in 1950s Los Angeles. (more...)
Legendary Director Martin Scorsese to Be Honored With Friars Club Entertainment Icon Awardby Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2016
Beloved director, producer, screenwriter, and actor Martin Scorsese will be honored on September 21 by the Friars Club with their highest tribute: The Entertainment Icon Award. Scorsese whose career spans more than 50 years will be one of only a handful of recipients of the award in the Club's 100 year history. (more...)
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