Ernest Borgnine News

Date Of Birth:
January 24, 1917
Date Of Death:
July 08, 2012 (95)
Birth Place:
Hamden, CT, USA
Gender:
Male
Drag Comedy Icon Varla Jean Merman's RELIEVING HERSELF to Debut in Provincetown, 6/30-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Goodbye, Varla Jean!? Just like a candle in the wind, Varla Jean Merman is blowing herself out! After what seems like endless years of life on the streets, whoops...life on the road, everyone's favorite drag chanteuse is thinking about packing it in with one final, endless blowout. As always, Varla will bring audiences to their knees with old favorites, new classics, flashy costumes and hair-raising wigs. The big question: Will this old attention whore be able to resist the lure of the spotlight? To find out the answer… Varla Jean Merman's "Relieving Herself" will run from June 30 - August 30 at The Art House in Provincetown, MA. For tickets and information, please visit www.ptownarthouse.com, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Cheyenne Jackson and More to Make Provincetown Debuts, Summer 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - May 14, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale, now entering his fourth season at the helm of Provincetown's Art House Theater, has made the picturesque Cape Cod town a must-do stop on the itinerary of Broadway's brightest stars. The Art House continues to somehow top itself with each successive summer's celebrity lineup. (more...)

UP Celebrates Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an Unforgettable programming schedule. Starting today, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow for Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN, Starring Linda Lavin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Tickets for Nicky Silver's newest work, TOO MUCH SUN starring Linda Lavin, will go on sale Tuesday, March 25 at 1pm. (more...)

UP to Celebrate Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. 4/7
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents “The Greatest Stories of The Bible” in honor of the Easter season. (more...)

UP's Two-Week Celebration Of Easter Presents 'The Greatest Stories Of The Bible'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

ATLANTA, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an unforgettable programming schedule. Starting on Monday, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Conclude West End Run on March 29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Further to previous notices, producers today confirmed that From Here to Eternity will close on 29 March 2014 following a six month run at the Shaftesbury Theatre. ?From Here to Eternity is adapted from one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, this gripping tale of illicit love and army life unites the writing talents of Tim Rice (lyrics), Stuart Brayson (music) and Bill Oakes (book). It marks Tim's first new stage musical for over ten years and Stuart's West End debut. (more...)

SAG Foundation Releases Storyline Online Video Featuring Rita Moreno
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation has released the newest video to its children's literacy website Storyline Online (storylineonline.net): I Need My Monster, written by Amanda Noll, illustrated by Howard McWilliam and read by legendary actress, singer and author Rita Moreno. (more...)

World Premiere of COUNTY LINE Opens Tonight at Performance Network Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

From tonight, January 16 through February 16 Performance Network Theatre presents the world premiere of the 2013 National New Play Network Showcase Selection and Edgerton Award-Winning inspiring drama 'County Line' by David Wells, who made his Performance Network debut in last season's audience favorite comedy, 'Brill'. He is a University of Michigan Alumnus and one of Michigan's most popular emerging playwrights. 'County Line', directed by David Wolber, is a coming-of-age story set in rural Kansas and explores the challenges young adults may face in foster homes, the lasting effects these memories can have on a person, and how 17-year-old Lois is able to overcome anything that is thrown her way.by David Wolber, is a coming-of-age story set in rural Kansas and explores the challenges young adults may face in foster homes, the lasting effects these memories can have on a person, and how 17-year-old Lois is able to overcome anything that is thrown her way. (more...)

Morgan Freeman to Present Life Achievement SAG Award to Rita Moreno
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Morgan Freeman will present the SAG 50th Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 5
by - Jan 05, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 5, 2014. (more...)

World Premiere of COUNTY LINE to Open 1/16 at Performance Network Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2013

From January 16 through February 16 Performance Network Theatre presents the world premiere of the 2013 National New Play Network Showcase Selection and Edgerton Award-Winning inspiring drama 'County Line' by David Wells, who made his Performance Network debut in last season's audience favorite comedy, 'Brill'. He is a University of Michigan Alumnus and one of Michigan's most popular emerging playwrights. 'County Line', directed by David Wolber, is a coming-of-age story set in rural Kansas and explores the challenges young adults may face in foster homes, the lasting effects these memories can have on a person, and how 17-year-old Lois is able to overcome anything that is thrown her way. (more...)

Linda Lavin to Lead Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN at Vineyard Theatre; Opens 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin will return to the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) - where she created the role of Rita Lyons in Nicky Silver's acclaimed comedy THE LYONS in 2012 - in Mr. Silver's newest work, TOO MUCH SUN, with previews set to begin May 1, 2014 prior to an official opening on May 20. Mark Brokaw, who directed THE LYONS - including the play's recent celebrated debut in London - directs TOO MUCH SUN. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Military Wives Sing With Cast Of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

On Saturday at the Shaftesbury Theatre the Military Wives Choir shared the stage with the full company of From Here to Eternity to mark today's anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, an event integral to the plot of the musical. Introduced by Tim Rice, the choir of 36 joined the company for a moving curtain call rendition of Boys of '41 - the song in the show dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives in the attack. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: Comedy Legend TIM CONWAY Talks Retirement Rumors, New TV Pilot & Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 04, 2013

Today, Tim Conway spoke exclusively with BWW to clear up rumors of his retirement and reaffirm that his career is as busy as ever! (more...)

Military Wives Choir to Make Special Appearance at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

To mark the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, an event integral to the plot of From Here To Eternity, the producers of the show are delighted that The Military Wives Choir will be joining the full company of the musical on stage to perform a curtain call rendition of the song in the show which is dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives in the attack - Boys of '41. (more...)

THE LYONS Plays Round House Theatre, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs tonight, November 27 thru December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. (more...)

Photo Blast From The Past: Tim Conway
by Walter McBride - Nov 26, 2013

Today, we're featuring Tim Conway, circa 1995. Conway is best known for his role in the popular 1960s World War II situation comedy McHale's Navy as the inept Ensign Charles Parker, second in command to Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale (played by Ernest Borgnine), for co-starring alongside Carol Burnett on The Carol Burnett Show, and as the voice of Barnacle Boy from the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants (alongside Borgnine, who provided the voice of Mermaid Man until his death in 2012). (more...)

THE LYONS to Play Round House Theatre, 11/27-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

Round House Theatre's 2013/14 season reaches its halfway point with the DC area premiere of Nicky Silver's The Lyons. John Vreeke directs this hit comedy, which runs November 27 thru December 22 at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Opening night is Monday, December 2, 2013. (more...)

Megan Mullally & Stephanie Hunt, Linda Eder, Well-Strung and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, Now thru Dec 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein have announced the upcoming lineup at the all-new Feinstein's at the Nikko for the months of October, November and December. Artists include Emmy Award winning actress Megan Mullally ('Will and Grace) and actress Stephanie Hunt ('Friday Night Lights,' 'Californication') and their band Nancy & Beth; actress, producer and singer Rita Wilson; Broadway star and recording artist Linda Eder; soul and jazz vocalist Oleta Adams; and more! (more...)

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