Edward G. Robinson News

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma to Present LES MISERABLES, 6/24-28
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

This June, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will produce one of the greatest musicals of all time, LES MISERABLES. This original production will feature the performances of Chuck Wagner, Danny Rothman, Victoria Huston-Elem, Tommy Cunningham, Julie Johnson, and Dallas Lish, leading a company of over 100 voices. The bold design features a new, four story set designed by Michael Raiford and over 400 costumes designed by Oklahoman Jeffrey Meek. The production runs June 24 through 28 at the Civic Center Music Hall, and is the first of Lyric's four summer shows. (more...)

Steve Blanchard, Dee Hoty and More Among Stars of Lyric Theatre's 2014 Summer Shows; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma today announced casting and production teams for its annual summer shows, featuring new and returning national talent, including Steve Blanchard, George Dvorsky, Dee Hoty, Victoria Huston-Elem, Meredith Inglesby, Amanda Lea LaVergne, Danny Rothman, Emily Skinner, Chuck Wagner, and more. All four productions- LES MISERABLES, DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID, MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, and A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - will perform at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City. (more...)

Two Film Classics DOUBLE INDEMNITY and TOUCH OF EVIL Out on Blu-ray Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil premiere in Limited Edition with Exclusive Collectibles (more...)

Two Film Classics DOUBLE INDEMNITY and TOUCH OF EVIL on Blu-ray, 4/15
by Movies News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil premiere in Limited Edition with Exclusive Collectibles (more...)

Jacaranda Plays UCLA's Schoenberg Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

Jacaranda's next concert, tonight, March 8 at 8:00 p.m., will be held at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, which is waiving admission to honor Jacaranda's 10th anniversary. Jacaranda's inaugural season featured an adventurous young string quartet known as Denali, which played with the series until 2010. Denali was succeeded by Lyris as quartet in residence. This free 'Continental Harmony' concert will be entirely devoted to the Lyris Quartet, playing 20th-century American string quartet repertoire spanning 80 years. For the occasion, Lyris will open with their debut performance of the String Quartet No. 2 by Charles Ives (1911-13), followed by a Jacaranda signature work from 1973, String Quartet No. 4, 'Amazing Grace,' by Ben Johnston. String Quartet No. 5 by Philip Glass (1991), a Lyris specialty, will be followed with String Quartet No. 3 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. (more...)

Jacaranda to Play UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Jacaranda's next concert, on March 8 at 8:00 p.m., will be held at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, which is waiving admission to honor Jacaranda's 10th anniversary. Jacaranda's inaugural season featured an adventurous young string quartet known as Denali, which played with the series until 2010. Denali was succeeded by Lyris as quartet in residence. This free 'Continental Harmony' concert will be entirely devoted to the Lyris Quartet, playing 20th-century American string quartet repertoire spanning 80 years. For the occasion, Lyris will open with their debut performance of the String Quartet No. 2 by Charles Ives (1911-13), followed by a Jacaranda signature work from 1973, String Quartet No. 4, 'Amazing Grace,' by Ben Johnston. String Quartet No. 5 by Philip Glass (1991), a Lyris specialty, will be followed with String Quartet No. 3 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NC Theatre Scores Big with LES MISERABLES
by Larisa Mount - Feb 15, 2014

North Carolina Theatre is taking on an iconic work of musical theater with their current staging of LES MISERABLES. Such a piece is quite a feat to put on, and to do it well is a great undertaking, but NC Theatre manages to accomplish something spectacular by combining the best talent of the Triangle with amazing New York actors. The result is a production which does justice to the cultural monolith which is Les Mis. It's a perfect production for die-hard fans and first-timers alike. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Opens LES MISERABLES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway musicals, in association with Broadway Series South, is excited to announce that casting has begun for their February 2014 production of LES MISERABLES directed by Dave Clemmons which will play at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This will be the theatre's first time producing this timeless classic. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre to Open LES MISERABLES, Feb 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway musicals, in association with Broadway Series South, is excited to announce that casting has begun for their February 2014 production of LES MISERABLES directed by Dave Clemmons which will play at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This will be the theatre's first time producing this timeless classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Bogardus, Marilyn Sokol, and More at '2013 Best of Broadway & Cabaret' Actors' Temple Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

A star-studded musical celebration, the 4th Annual Best of Broadway & Cabaret to benefit the Actors' Temple [339 West 47th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenue], the historic theater district landmark that has been a welcoming home to show business Jews, their family, and friends, took place on November 18. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Broadway & Cabaret Community Celebrate The Actors Temple in 2013 Concert Benefit Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The Best of Broadway & Cabaret come out in support of the Actors' Temple, (est. 1917) tonight, Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The Fourth Annual Concert Fundraiser will take place at the Temple, 339 West 47th Street. This musical celebration will benefit the theater district historic landmark which has been struggling to survive in recent years. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams and More Set for 4th Annual 'Best of Broadway & Cabaret' Actors Temple Benefit, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

A star-studded musical celebration, the 4th Annual Best of Broadway & Cabaret to benefit the Actors' Temple [339 West 47th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenue], the historic theater district landmark that has been a welcoming home to show business Jews, their family, and friends, will take place Today, November 18 at 7 P.M. (more...)

MOOSELTOE to Open Gateway's Holiday Season, 11/23-30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The Gateway's 2013 Holiday Season begins with the colorful, magical and whimsical children's musical, 'Moosletoe,' playing at Bellport's Gateway Playhouse, Nov. 23-30. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams and More Set for 4th Annual 'Best of Broadway & Cabaret' Actors Temple Benefit, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

A star-studded musical celebration, the 4th Annual Best of Broadway & Cabaret to benefit the Actors' Temple [339 West 47th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenue], the historic theater district landmark that has been a welcoming home to show business Jews, their family, and friends, will take place Monday, November 18 at 7 P.M. (more...)

Broadway & Cabaret Community to Celebrate The Actors Temple in 2013 Concert Benefit, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

The Best of Broadway & Cabaret will come out in support of the Actors' Temple, (est. 1917) on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The Fourth Annual Concert Fundraiser will take place at the Temple, 339 West 47th Street. This musical celebration will benefit the theater district historic landmark which has been struggling to survive in recent years. (more...)

Billy Rose's JUMBO Among Warner Archive's New Releases
by Movies News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

Warner Archive Collection announces new releases including James Garner, Space Ghost, Jumbo & more. (more...)

Actors' Temple Sets First 'Broadway Shabbat' for 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

The Actors' Temple (Congregation Ezrath Israel) has announced its first "Broadway Shabbat"-a special short service prepared for performing artists that will conclude in time for performers to make their half-hour calls that evening. (more...)

Moving Image Presents THE COMPLETE HOWARD HAWKS Retrospective, Now thru 11/10
by Movies News Desk - Sep 07, 2013

Howard Hawks, the quintessential Hollywood director known for his mastery of many genres, will be the subject of a complete retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image from today, September 7 through November 10, 2013. The Museum will present 39 features. All of the films will be shown in 35mm-many in stunning restorations-except for Red Line 7000, which will be shown in 16mm. (more...)

Moving Image to Present THE COMPLETE HOWARD HAWKS Retrospective, 9/7-11/10
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Howard Hawks, the quintessential Hollywood director known for his mastery of many genres, will be the subject of a complete retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image from September 7 through November 10, 2013. The Museum will present 39 features. All of the films will be shown in 35mm-many in stunning restorations-except for Red Line 7000, which will be shown in 16mm. (more...)

Music Box Theatre to Present NOIR CITY: CHICAGO Film Festival, 8/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

For the fifth year, Music Box Theatre presents Noir City: Chicago in collaboration with the Film Noir Foundation. The eagerly anticipated annual festival combines extraordinary rarities with revivals of recognized classics from the post-War film noir heyday. The 'Czar of Noir' Eddie Muller and noir author-historian Alan K. Rode will be in attendance throughout the week to host and introduce films. Noir City: Chicago unspools Friday August 23-Thursday, August 29 at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue. Tickets for individual films are $10; double feature tickets are $15; and a Festival Pass is $75 athttp://noircitychicago.com (more...)

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