Dolly Parton News

Date of Birth: January 19, 1946 (71)
Birth Place: Sevierville, Tennessee, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Women in Theater: March 2017BWW Women in Theater: March 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 22, 2017

Women in theater news for March 2017 (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner TheatreCHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Coming to The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre this spring is the area's regional theatre premiere production of the high-flying musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The family friendly production, based on the classic film, was announced as part of the theatre's 2017 Mainstage Season last year by producers. The musical will take flight at the area's only year-round producing theatre beginning April 7th. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery ChicagoRufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents Announce Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo'AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents Announce Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents announced today that tickets for Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo' will go on sale Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. Grammy award-winning American blues musician, Taj Mahal and three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller, Keb' Mo' will perform for one night only at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District.  (more...)

Nazareth College brings 9 TO 5 to Callahan TheaterNazareth College brings 9 TO 5 to Callahan Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Nothing screams comedy like a workplace fantasy sequence. The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department will take on the stage version of 9 to 5: the Musical, based on the 1980 hit film of the same name, April 21-22 at 7:30pm and April 23 at 2 pm in the Callahan Theatre at the Nazareth College Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Review: PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Serves Up Nostalgia with a SmileBWW Review: PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Serves Up Nostalgia with a Smile
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Mar 11, 2017

For those wishing to take a trip back to a simpler era, Biddeford City Theater's production of Pump Boys & Dinettes serves up a wistful, warm slice of nostalgia together with a foot-tapping country musical score that is guaranteed to leave the audience smiling and singing along. The 1980s juke box musical written by members of the band of the same name (John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, Jim Wann) is set in a small North Carolina town on Highway 57 where four men who work at a gas station and two waitresses who run the adjacent Double Cupp Diner tell stories and jam on guitars, piano, bass, and kitchen utensils. The tunes are vintage country rock, filled with humor, heartache, a longing for the adventures of the road, and the flavors of small town southern life. Anchored by the show's remarkable music director, Kevin Smith, on piano, the seven-person cast sings, dances, and plays their heart out. (more...)

THE MEETING Will Honor The Velvet Underground at Joe's Pub 3/19THE MEETING Will Honor The Velvet Underground at Joe's Pub 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests will be announced soon. Tracy Stark, who leads a four piece band, serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL To Play Stage Coach Theatre This Spring9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL To Play Stage Coach Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Nominated for 15 Drama Desk Awards and 4 Tony Awards, this musical is based on the hit 1980 movie featuring Violet, Judy and Doralee. They live out their wildest fantasy - kidnapping their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigoted boss! While Hart remains 'otherwise engaged,' the women give their workplace a dream makeover taking control of the company.  (more...)

BWW Feature: The New York Pops Readies Itself for an Eclectic Second Half of SeasonBWW Feature: The New York Pops Readies Itself for an Eclectic Second Half of Season
by Ashley Steves - Mar 10, 2017

The New York Pops brands itself as "a different kind of orchestra," and the proof is in the programming. The orchestra, the largest independent orchestra in the United States, will begin the second half of their season on Friday, March 10, 2017, with a LIFE IS A CABARET: KANDER & EBB, celebrating the music of the legendary duo, and continuing a season (and organization mission) dedicated to featuring a wide variety of performers, composers, and genres. (more...)

Daryl Hall and John Oates Announce HoagieNation FestivalDaryl Hall and John Oates Announce HoagieNation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Daryl Hall & John Oates, in association with Live Nation Philadelphia, announced today the inaugural HoagieNation Festival: a celebration of everything Philly. This event, which will take place Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 27th, will be headlined and curated by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates and will also feature performances by international multi-platinum selling band Tears For Fears plus Philadelphia son G. Love & Special Sauce, Vivian Green, Marah, Son Little, Allen Stone, Kandace Springs and more to be announced. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD (The Musical)BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD (The Musical)
by Vickie Evans - Mar 8, 2017

The Bodyguard (The Musical) opens in Charlotte, NC with a BLAST! The set, costumes, music and of course, the sensational Deborah Cox leaves a lasting imprint on opening night, at the Belk Theater. Show runs from March 7-12 (more...)

Matt Zarley Celebrates International Women's Day with 'The Estrogen Sessions' Featuring Billy PorterMatt Zarley Celebrates International Women's Day with 'The Estrogen Sessions' Featuring Billy Porter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Broadway veteran, Billboard dance sensation and People Magazine's first-ever gay "Hottest Bachelor" Matt Zarley has received critical acclaim as an LGBT artist for over a decade since his debut on the music scene. His latest release, The Estrogen Sessions, a tribute to some of his favorite female singers is Zarley's first entirely self-produced project and, will be released onWednesday, March 8, 2017, to coincide with International Women's Day. (more...)

NBC Wins Six of Seven Nights in Adults 18-49, Takes the Week in Every Key Ratings MeasureNBC Wins Six of Seven Nights in Adults 18-49, Takes the Week in Every Key Ratings Measure
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

NBC has dominated the primetime ratings week of Feb. 27-March 5, winning the week in every key measure and taking six of seven nights in the key demographic of adults 18-49, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the BroadHollow Theatre Company in ElmontBWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the BroadHollow Theatre Company in Elmont
by Anthony Hazzard - Mar 6, 2017

'9 to 5' is Broadhollow at Elmont's latest musical and it is a hoot! Those familiar with the vintage movie and those currently in the working world will certainly enjoy this timeless tale of three secretaries getting revenge on their 'sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot' of a boss. Dolly Parton, who starred in the film along with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, created the music and lyrics to accompany the Broadway musical which played a brief run in 2009. A national tour of the show followed as well as several regional theater productions. Now at the Broadhollow, Violet, Judy, and Doralee are back and better than ever! (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY OUR WAY at Kalita Humphrey's TheaterBWW Review: BROADWAY OUR WAY at Kalita Humphrey's Theater
by Christina Hoth - Mar 3, 2017

Uptown Players has your weekend evenings planned as they present Broadway Our Way.  BWOW is the Players' annual fundraiser that gender-bends the typical Broadway numbers and allows some of Dallas' finest actors and actresses to play the dream roles they'd never land in a heteronormative casting call.  As it is their 16th year producing this fundraiser, Craig Lynch and Jeff Rane have certainly cultivated an incredible pool of talent. (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere New Music Series THE COMEDY JAM, 3/22Comedy Central to Premiere New Music Series THE COMEDY JAM, 3/22
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Watch your favorite actors and comedians make their rock & roll dreams come true in Comedy Central's new comedy and music series THE COMEDY JAM, premiering March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Natalie Douglas to Perform THE NAT PACK for Milford Arts Council's Nite Spot Nights SeriesNatalie Douglas to Perform THE NAT PACK for Milford Arts Council's Nite Spot Nights Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc. announce the third show of their Nite Spot Nights series of cabaret entertainment for the coming season. Natalie Douglas performs the songs of Nat King Cole, Stevie Wonder, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joe Williams and many more in 'The Nat Pack' on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8 pm. Doors open at 7:15 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for Las Vegas' Sexiest New Smash: MAGIC MIKE LIVECasting Announced for Las Vegas' Sexiest New Smash: MAGIC MIKE LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The search is over! Following a nationwide man-hunt, casting for the highly-anticipated production, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS is now finalized. Inspired by the ever-popular Magic Mike film franchise and conceived by the film's star Channing Tatum, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS will feature 13 of the hottest and most talented males from around the country. Preview performances for the sizzling production will begin on Thursday, March 30 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino inside of the mythic Club Domina. The show will celebrate its official opening night on Friday, April 21. (more...)

International Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel AwardsInternational Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

International Celebrity Images presented 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 and other Hollywood-style awards shows, on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

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