Dolly Parton News

Date Of Birth:
January 19, 1946 (68)
Birth Place:
Sevierville, Tennessee, USA
Gender:
Female
Frank O'Donnell to Join Bobby Collins at Ocean State Theatre, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, which recently concluded its second successful summer season in Warwick, along with legendary comedy club, Catch A Rising Star, are proud to announce that local comedian Frank O'Donnell will open for nationally recognized funnyman, Bobby Collins at Ocean State Theatre on Sunday, August 17 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Bobby Collins Comedy Showcase at Patchogue Theatre Set for 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Get Involved Comedy and the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts are proud to present a night of comedy starring BOBBY COLLINS on Saturday, September 6 at 7:00 PM. Bobby Collins is always the funniest guy in the room. (more...)

Gail Bennett to Star as MARY POPPINS, Beginning 7/30 at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Ogunquit Playhouse July 30 to August 30! This family musical features the delightful songs from the cherished Disney film including “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step in Time.” Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Extends Metropolitan Room Engagement Through 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI, the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist, has extended her exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room through August. After sold out shows and amazing reviews - including a rave in The New York Times - a special encore performance has been added on Wednesday, August 13, in addition to remaining shows on Tuesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. Stravelli, called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal, is known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, includes selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain previews tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening features classic standards like 'While We're Young' and 'Goody Goody,' pop hits such as 'Young Folks' (Peter, Bjorn and John) and 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain' (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She is joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

Blondie, Sheryl Crow & More Set for Ovation's Original Series SONG BY SONG
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Following the success of the first two seasons of its original series Song by Song, Ovation, America's only arts network, has ordered new blocks of the documentary music series from the Emmy-nominated production team at TH Entertainment, LLC. (more...)

Google Street View Allows Guests to Tour Dollywood, Dollywood's Splash Country Virtually
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Using the popular Street View technology, Google officials visited the park late last year to gather images and data. From Showstreet to Wilderness Pass, Google cameras traversed Dollywood capturing photos to use in Google Street View. To aid in the process, officials collected the imagery during a day when the park was closed. (more...)

WOB Names Dee Buchanan as New Resident Choreographer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's Executive Producer & CEO, Bill Kiska, announced that Dee Buchanan has been named the theatre's new Resident Choreographer. (more...)

Comedian Bobby Collins Coming to Ocean State Theatre, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, currently celebrating its second summer season in Warwick, is proud to partner with the legendary comedy club, Catch A Rising Star to bring comedian Bobby Collins to Ocean State Theatre for one performance only on Sunday, August 17 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Malcolm Gets & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

College of the Mainland Community Theatre's 9 TO 5 Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

In the musical comedy "9 to 5," showing at College of the Mainland Community Theatre July 17 to Aug. 10, a frazzled employee, hesitant newcomer and harassed secretary join forces to turn the tables on their boss. (more...)

Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance, Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Children's Theatre to Host Team Sydni Benefit Concert, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance and Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre and Children's Theatre will present a free concert A Magical Musical Adventure on Sunday, July 20 at 7 pm, on the Knight Stage at Middletown High School. Forty-one local dancers ranging in age from 3 to 18 will perform together to raise money for Team Sydni. The concert features many of well-loved fairy tale characters, and includes a variety of song-and-dance styles. There is no charge for admission. Free-will donations will be accepted at the door, and during intermission the dancers' parents have organized a basket raffle, which includes donations from many Middletown merchants in an effort to further help Sydni. This is the second annual summer production of the Dee Buchanan Studio and Way Off Broadway. Last year's concert raised over $2,600 to help another local student, TJ Rufty. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kristin Chenoweth Wows London in a One-Night-Only Concert
by Iris Moebius - Jul 15, 2014

It had been three years in the making when Kristin Chenoweth took the stage at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday for her one night only concert. She was welcomed by thunderous applause, was visibly moved and happy to be there. Over the next 2 hours she took us on a journey through different musical genres, including musical theatre, country, gospel and pop. Miss Chenoweth wowed the audience with her versatility and the effortlessness with which she moved through this eclectic program, but also with the raw emotion palpable in each song. (more...)

Country Music Legend Dolly Parton Plans Dance Album Focused on LGBT Pride
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Legendary country music star Dolly Parton has plans to make a new dance album that will focus on LGBT pride. (more...)

BWW Blog: Libby Servais of Transcendence Theatre Company's 'Broadway Under the Stars' - Rehearsals
by Guest Blogger: Libby Servais - Jul 14, 2014

Today, we start rehearsals for our next concert of Transcendence Theatre Company's, Broadway Under the Stars season. I'm so excited to see all of the performers that arrived last night from NYC and LA!!! I have some close friends coming out to perform in this concert and and am of course excited for the new friends I'll be meeting! This concert will be our "Fantastical Family Night." It will also include the kids from our Broadway Kids camp….which I am SO EXCITED ABOUT! Needless to say, a lot has been going on here since our closing night of our first concert, "One Singular Sensation." (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dolly Parton und die Dolly Playback Show in Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Jul 12, 2014


HBO to Air Exclusive Series OO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS This October
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS, an unprecedented eight-part documentary series that digs deep into the heart and soul of America's musical identity. (more...)

Esmé Patterson & Paleo Set to Embark on the Untold Gold Tour in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

'Paper Bird's Esmé Patterson flies solo,' mused Denver's Westword in Summer of 2012. Since that time this fierce and brilliant songwriter's altitude and velocity has only increased. (more...)

THE MEETING to Return to Los Angeles at The Bootleg Theater, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to THE BOOTLEG THEATER on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 PM. After extended runs at 54 Below and Joe's Pub in New York, the show recently made its Los Angeles debut and is back for two more performances. The show will feature special guests to be announced. (more...)

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