Charlie Chaplin News

The Carnegie to Screen THE KID, Starring Charlie Chaplin, This MarchThe Carnegie to Screen THE KID, Starring Charlie Chaplin, This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Carnegie's new G.E.T. Together series continues with Charlie Chaplin in THE KID: Classic Film, Live Music. The classic Charlie Chaplin film, THE KID, will play in the Otto M. Budig Theatre with live accompaniment by pianist Jeff Rapsis on Thursday, March 2, 2017. (more...)

Martin Scorsese to Present Chaplin Award to Robert De Niro This MayMartin Scorsese to Present Chaplin Award to Robert De Niro This May
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces that legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will present the 44th Chaplin Award to honoree Robert De Niro on Monday, May 8, 2017. The pair have worked together on eight films, beginning with Mean Streets in 1973. (more...)

MOVIES THAT REAWAKEN WONDER Series Comes to United PalaceMOVIES THAT REAWAKEN WONDER Series Comes to United Palace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

United Palace, the former Loew's 175th Street Theatre which opened in 1930, kicks off a year-long classic movie series celebrating the building's past as a "Wonder Theatre" and its state-of-the-art cinematic return with a DCP projector donated by Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda, and new audio equipment. (more...)

Norman Wisdom to Return to the Stage in WISDOM OF A FOOL at Lost TheatreNorman Wisdom to Return to the Stage in WISDOM OF A FOOL at Lost Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Engine Shed and David Phillips present WISDOM OF A FOOL, running March 8th - March 11th, 2017 at LOST Theatre.  (more...)

March Events Announced at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. MarksMarch Events Announced at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season. FRIGID's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. (more...)

Tape Face to Kick Off US Tour After Vegas Season; Dates Announced!Tape Face to Kick Off US Tour After Vegas Season; Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Gag Reflex has announced Tape Face's debut US tour which will run from 16th May this year. The tour kicks off shortly after his Vegas Season, which begins next week on 22nd February. (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity ImagesRed Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

Snow Day Deal! Get $25 Rush Tickets to CAGNEY Off-Broadway TodaySnow Day Deal! Get $25 Rush Tickets to CAGNEY Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Today's forecast... flurries with a chance of Cagney! The show must go on folks, and now is the time to grab your tickets to see hit musical Cagney. $25 rush tickets are available for the 2PM matinee today, Thursday, February 9. (more...)

Tony Winner Mel Brooks to Be Honored With BAFTA FellowshipTony Winner Mel Brooks to Be Honored With BAFTA Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will honor Mel Brooks with the Fellowship at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday February 12th. (more...)

Composer Robert Bruce to Accompany Silent Film Series with Live Piano ScoresComposer Robert Bruce to Accompany Silent Film Series with Live Piano Scores
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

FEBRUARY 1 - 4, 2017 - 7:30 PM - 4 DIFFERENT SHOWS! Composer/pianist Robert Bruce www.robertbrucemusic.com performs his live original scores to 4 different 1920s silent film programsFebruary 1 - 4, 2017 (Wednesday - Saturday) at The Grand Theatre - McManus Studio Theatre, all shows starting at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPSWallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

Groucho Returns to the Walnut With Frank Ferrante in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHOGroucho Returns to the Walnut With Frank Ferrante in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

For one night only, Frank Ferrante will perform his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in An Evening With Groucho at Walnut Street Theatre. The performance that Variety called "a Tour de Force" will happen on the Mainstage on Monday, February 27. Ferrante is also performing in Laughter on the 23rd Floor at the Walnut, now through March 5. (more...)

BWW Audio: 'King of Voice-Overs' Joe Sirola Records TV Spot for Off-Broadway's CAGNEYBWW Audio: 'King of Voice-Overs' Joe Sirola Records TV Spot for Off-Broadway's CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Joe Sirola, who has been called the 'King of Voice-Overs' - having been heard or seen in over 10,000 commercials throughout his long and fun career - co-starred with the great Jimmy Cagney in his last film (Terrible Joe Moran). Lately, Joe has turned his talents to the New York stage as a producer, and one of his shows is the current off-Broadway hit, CAGNEY. Today, Joe recorded the new radio advertisement for his, and Jimmy's, musical. Below, listen to a clip from Joe's radio spot for CAGNEY! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts reaches a true milestone by announcing the most added presentations it has EVER offered its 39-year history! For the first time, patrons will enjoy 22 unforgettable and can't-miss events in one extraordinary theatre.  LMT's most spectacular, most star-studded, most "special" special events season ever features everything from superstar comedian Bob Newhart to Vicki Lawrence and Mama; from Classic Albums Live!, showcasing the music of David Bowie and Creedence Clearwater Revival to Sing-Alongs with "Grease" and "Willy Wonka;" also, a National Theatre Live screening of "Amadeus;" country's Terri Clark, legendary Judy Collins; our on-stage Cabaret series; and so much more! There is simply no doubt that 2017 brings something for everyone to enjoy at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts! (more...)

Amy Schumer's All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Speciala Launches on Netflix 3/7Amy Schumer's All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Speciala Launches on Netflix 3/7
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, is bringing its members an all-new stand-up special from one of the leading forces in entertainment and comedy today, Amy Schumer. (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...)

Understudies from DEAR EVAN HANSEN, BRIGHT STAR and More to Lead the Show at Feinstein's/54 BelowUnderstudies from DEAR EVAN HANSEN, BRIGHT STAR and More to Lead the Show at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

On January 10th, understudies who never got the opportunity to go on for the roles they cover will get the chance to sing the material for the first time in front of a live audience with Not At This Performance at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

How Debbie Reynolds Saved 'Old Hollywood'How Debbie Reynolds Saved 'Old Hollywood'
by Alan Henry - Dec 28, 2016

Debbie Reynolds is, of course, most fondly remembered as a star of musicals on stage and screen - but Reynolds did much more for Hollywood beyond standing in front of its shining lights. She is responsible for saving many of the items we today consider priceless historical artifacts, including an iconic pair of Dorothy's ruby slippers. (more...)

Mary Bridget Davies, Christine Ebersole, BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY and More Will Warm Up 54 Below This JanuaryMary Bridget Davies, Christine Ebersole, BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY and More Will Warm Up 54 Below This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

This January, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for more details! (more...)

This Hanukkah, Enter CHARLIE'S LAUGHTER FACTORYThis Hanukkah, Enter CHARLIE'S LAUGHTER FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

A new show about the performing arts genius Charlie Chaplin, written and directed by Nitza Saul. What happens when sadness meets laughter? Only a genius like Charlie Chaplin succeeded to sail smoothly between all the emotions and transform them to art. Charlie tells about his parents and three wonderful artists who influenced him as an artist. He mimics each one of them with humor and great love. (more...)

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