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Date of Birth: January 08, 1935
Date of Death: August 16, 1977 (42)
Birth Place: Tupelo, MS, USA
Gender: Male
Dean Jones, Original Star of Broadway's COMPANY and More, Passes Away at 84Dean Jones, Original Star of Broadway's COMPANY and More, Passes Away at 84
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor Dean Jones passed away of Parkinson's disease yesterday, September 1, 2015 in Los Angeles. He was 84. Jones, who was inducted into the Disney Legends Hall of Fame in 1995, appeared in 46 films, 5 Broadway shows, and numerous television series and specials. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Trevor Worden - Aug 31, 2015

The songs of the early rock and roll awakening, still rock and roll in Ogunquit Playhouse's newest production of Million Dollar Quartet. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

The Midtown Men, BLACK NATIVITY and More Set for Marcus Center's 2015-16 LineupThe Midtown Men, BLACK NATIVITY and More Set for Marcus Center's 2015-16 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts announces the Marcus Center Presents and Off Broadway series for the 2015/16 season which is sponsored by Envoy. Flex packages will be available through the Marcus Center Box Office starting on Thursday, August 27. (more...)

BACK TO LIVE Elvis Tribute Show Set to Rock N' Roll Central FloridaBACK TO LIVE Elvis Tribute Show Set to Rock N' Roll Central Florida
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Get ready Central Florida… "The King" is coming. Award-winning entertainer and recipient of the 2014 "Heart of the King" Award Ted Torres Martin is proud to bring Central Florida the live stage production of "Back to Live" (more...)

9 TO 5, THE MUSIC MAN & More Set for Flat Rock Playhouse's 2016 Season9 TO 5, THE MUSIC MAN & More Set for Flat Rock Playhouse's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Flat Rock Playhouse announced today the plays, musicals and Music on the Rock concerts slated for the 2016 Season as well as a streamlined subscription package plan. (more...)

VIDEO: Springsteen, Letterman & More Featured in Darlene Love's New Music 'Forbidden Nights'VIDEO: Springsteen, Letterman & More Featured in Darlene Love's New Music 'Forbidden Nights'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Check out Love's new music video for the track 'Forbidden Nights', featuring cameos by Steve van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Shaffer, David Letterman, Joan Jett, Bill Murray and Elvis Costello! (more...)

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE! Heads to Rosemont Theatre, 11/20-21ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE! Heads to Rosemont Theatre, 11/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Iconic Entertainment Studios will bring 'ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE!,' a brand new, music-filled interactive live show, to the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road for four performances November 20 and 21. The world's most famous chipmunk trio - accompanied by the Chipettes - will delight fans of all ages with a live performance that will feature spectacular production values, music, special effects and immersive interactivity to encourage audience participation. (more...)

Kenny Rogers to Perform at Valley Forge Music Fair, 12/18Kenny Rogers to Perform at Valley Forge Music Fair, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

GRAMMY award-winner Kenny Rogers brings his Once Again It's Christmas Tour, featuring Linda Davis, to Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) on Saturday, December 18, 2015. Nineteen years after performing the farewell concert for the original Valley Forge Music Fair, Rogers returns for the Fair's grand revival. Rogers will perform holiday favorites, plus many of the 24 number one singles the country-pop singer has recorded throughout his 50-plus-year career. Doors will open at 7:00pm, with the show starting at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster for $59.00 to $99.00 each. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage, plus a shot of the team on opening night, last night, August 21, 2015. The cast and crew gathered at Bintliff's Restaurant in Ogunquit for a lively after party! (more...)

TV's 'Batgirl' Yvonne Craig Passes Away at 78TV's 'Batgirl' Yvonne Craig Passes Away at 78
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Yvonne Craig, perhaps best known for her role as the caped crusader's female sidekick Batgirl in the 1960's campy television series BATMAN, passed away on Monday, August 17th at the age of 78. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced that the iconic Alabama building, The Admiral Hotel Mobile, will join Curio - A Collection by Hilton, a hand-picked global set of upscale and luxury properties embodying the distinct culture and spirit of their local communities. The hotel is scheduled to re-open this fall as The Admiral Hotel Mobile, Curio Collection by Hilton following a multimillion-dollar renovation. (more...)

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by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

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Ogunquit Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Begins Next WeekOgunquit Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to be the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage August 19 to September 19. This high voltage rock 'n roll show, with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, is inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. Featuring timeless hits such as 'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Great Balls of Fire,' 'I Walk the Line,' 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On,' 'Fever,' 'Folsom Prison Blues,' 'Hound Dog' and more, this thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock 'n' roll band for one unforgettable night. (more...)

The Guest House at Graceland to Open in October 2016The Guest House at Graceland to Open in October 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

With construction of The Guest House at Graceland in full swing along Elvis Presley Blvd., and as thousands of fans gathered at Graceland® in Memphis for the annual Elvis Week celebration, it was announced today that the official opening for the new 450-room, full-service resort hotel will take place October 27-30, 2016, with a four-day, star-studded Grand Opening Celebration. Opening activities will be highlighted by a Guest House ribbon-cutting ceremony, exclusive live concerts, celebrity appearances and red carpet VIP events throughout the weekend to celebrate Elvis Presley and his legacy, and mark the opening of the most significant enhancement to Graceland since it opened to the public in 1982, and the largest hotel project in Memphis in over 90 years. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Randy Johnson to Bring Rosetta Tharpe to the Stage in SHOUT, SISTER, SHOUT!A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Randy Johnson to Bring Rosetta Tharpe to the Stage in SHOUT, SISTER, SHOUT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that writer and director Randy Johnson (A Night With Janis Joplin -- Broadway and currently at Pasadena Playhouse) has obtained the stage rights to Gayle Wald's biography SHOUT, SISTER, SHOUT!: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ROCK-AND-ROLL TRAILBLAZER ROSETTA THARPE (Beacon Press, 2007). Johnson is currently in discussion with producers and regional theatres to present and produce SHOUT, SISTER, SHOUT! for the 2016/17 season. (more...)

Choreographer Mandy Moore to Spice Up FANTASY's Opening NumberChoreographer Mandy Moore to Spice Up FANTASY's Opening Number
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Two-time Emmy Award-nominee Mandy Moore will spice up the FANTASY stage by choreographing the show's new opening number. Moore, best known for her unforgettable work and role as a guest judge on the hit television series "So You Think You Can Dance," is a world-class director, choreographer and dancer. She will travel to Las Vegas to teach the FANTASY ladies a new routine set to a mash-up of Little Mix's "Salute" and Jordin Sparks' "I Am Woman." (more...)

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by BWW - Aug 9, 2015

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New Elvis Presley Book Reveals Shocking Facts behind The King of Rock and Roll's ImageNew Elvis Presley Book Reveals Shocking Facts behind The King of Rock and Roll's Image
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Elvis Presley will forever be remembered as the rebellious singer that started a cultural revolution, the popular actor that starred in over 30 movies, and the musical legend that sold over 1 billion records. (more...)

Photo Flash: Village Blend Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Celebrate 1,000th Performance on the StripPhoto Flash: Village Blend Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Celebrate 1,000th Performance on the Strip
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Tuesday night (Aug. 4, 2015) beloved Las Vegas non-profit, Opportunity Village's Village Blend vocal group joined the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET onstage for a special encore performance at Harrah's Las Vegas. In celebration of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's 1,000th performance on the Las Vegas Strip, Village Blend performed Carl Perkins' 'Blue Suede Shoes' alongside the rockin' cast for an enthusiastic audience. Scroll down for photos and footage! (more...)

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