Ethel Merman News

Date Of Birth:
January 16, 1908
Date Of Death:
February 15, 1984 (76)
Birth Place:
Astoria, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
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Ethel Merman News

Date Of Birth:
January 16, 1908
Date Of Death:
February 15, 1984 (76)
Birth Place:
Astoria, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
BWW Reviews:  New BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Covers 1991-2015BWW Reviews: New BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Covers 1991-2015
by Michael Dale - Jun 29, 2015

The latest edition of Scott Siegel's acclaimed series shows the growing number of Broadway musicals without new scores. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone, Fran Drescher Meet the Cast of Off-Broadway's RUTHLESS!Photo Flash: Patti LuPone, Fran Drescher Meet the Cast of Off-Broadway's RUTHLESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL entertained the crowd on Fran Drescher's New York Harbor cruise to kick off Gay Pride Week last Sunday, June 21st. A benefit for Cancer Schmancer, the floating party was held aboard the Hornblower Hybrid. Patti LuPone joined the festivities immediately following her matinee of SHOWS FOR DAYS along with other celebrity guests including Thomas Roberts, Patti Stanger, Jill Zarin, Peter Marc Jacobson, and Ann Hampton Callaway. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Anything You Can Do! All About ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, From Ethel Merman To Megan HiltyFLASH FRIDAY: Anything You Can Do! All About ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, From Ethel Merman To Megan Hilty
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 19, 2015

Today we are toasting this week's big news than Megan Hilty will take on the title role in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. (more...)

Breaking News: Megan Hilty Will Star in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Gala Concert at City Center This Fall; John Rando to DirectBreaking News: Megan Hilty Will Star in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Gala Concert at City Center This Fall; John Rando to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Megan Hilty will star in New York City Center's annual Gala Annie Get Your Gun: In Concert, a one-night-only performance of the classic Irving Berlin musical, on October 27, 2015. Directed by Tony Award winner John Rando, the Gala will feature The Encores! Orchestra led by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. The event will help fund New York City Center's artistic and education programs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Klea Blackhurst and More in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Klea Blackhurst and More in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series presented a reading of Stephen Cole and David Evans' musical fable, 'Merman's Apprentice' on Monday, June 15. Directed by Stephen Cole and Amy Burgess, the cast featured PJ Benjamin, Austin Colby, Eddie Korbich, Brian Charles Rooney, Klea Blackhurst, Bill Nolte, Desi Oakley, Sarah Sesler, Anita Gillette, Elizabeth Teeter and F. Michael Haynie, supported by a six piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Broadway lovers (and haters) rejoice, because the funniest and bloodiest musical about what it takes to make a child a star is returning to Off-Broadway. RUTHLESS! is set to begin performances June 25th at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theater District, with the official Opening Night on Monday, July 13th. Book and lyrics are by Joel Paley and music by Marvin Laird. Joel Paley also directed the original production of RUTHLESS! as well as productions in L.A., South Beach and the record-breaking concert event starring Bernadette Peters. He will once again serve as director of the new production, with Marvin Laird on board as musical supervisor as well. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 15-21, Featuring Ann Hampton Callaway and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 15-21, Featuring Ann Hampton Callaway and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 15, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: 'Merman's Apprentice' In Concert, Starring: Klea Blackhurst & Anita Gillette; BLAME CANADA! Featuring Broadway's Canadian Talent; Ann Hampton Callaway: On My Way to You; Sara Chase at 54 Below; and The Melody Lingers On: A 'Benefit' for Victims of Earworm. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland TonightKlea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, will appear at the historic Birdland stage for a sold-out performance tonight, June 15 at 7pm. Directed by Igor Goldin (Yank) the cast features (in alphabetical order) P.J. Benjamin, Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette, Bill Nolte, and Elizabeth Teeter supported by a six-piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. (more...)

MERMAN'S APPRENTICE Sold Out at Birdland; Bill Nolte to Replace Richard KindMERMAN'S APPRENTICE Sold Out at Birdland; Bill Nolte to Replace Richard Kind
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans' musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, is SOLD OUT for its Monday, June 15th show. (more...)

Becca McCoy to Bring THE PEARL IN THE HOGWALLER to Lobby Cabaret, 8/14-15Becca McCoy to Bring THE PEARL IN THE HOGWALLER to Lobby Cabaret, 8/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Becca McCoy went from being a working actor in Chicago to a stay at home mom in Palatka, Florida, and lived to tell the tale, as a cabaret. The award-winning national performer, a native of St. Petersburg, crafted a taut hour-long solo-show giving the universal story of 'blooming where you're planted' a fresh and engaging treatment in THE PEARL IN THE HOGWALLER, whose title comes from Palatka's wildly popular and best-known attraction: a mudbog.  (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Well, Did You Evah?! Cole Porter's 124th Birthday Clip ExtravaganzaFLASH FRIDAY: Well, Did You Evah?! Cole Porter's 124th Birthday Clip Extravaganza
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 12, 2015

Today we salute the man behind the music and lyrics of many of the most popular songs of the 20th century, Cole Porter. (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Idina Menzel Wows in World TourBWW Reviews: Idina Menzel Wows in World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

After kicking off her world tour in Seoul just a over a week ago, followed by a total of four shows in Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo, Idina Menzel held Sunday her one-night-only performance in Manila capping the Asian stretch of her 53-city concert performances. (more...)

10 Shocking/Surprising Things We Learned About Patti LuPone Today10 Shocking/Surprising Things We Learned About Patti LuPone Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Patti LuPone just did a Q&A with Time Out New York, in which she talked about playing a community theatre diva in SHOWS FOR DAYS at Lincoln Center and more. BroadwayWorld can't get enough of this Broadway legend and her insights on the industry. Below, we've rounded up 10 of the most shocking and surprising things we learned from today's interview! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RUTHLESS!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RUTHLESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Rehearsals began June 2nd for the all-new production of RUTHLESS! The Musical. Broadway lovers (and haters) rejoice, because the funniest and bloodiest musical about what it takes to make a child a star is returning to Off-Broadway! RUTHLESS! is set to begin performances June 25th at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theater District, with the official Opening Night on Monday, July 13th. Book and lyrics are by Joel Paley and music byMarvin Laird. Joel Paley also directed the original production of RUTHLESS! as well as productions in L.A., South Beach and the record-breaking concert event starring Bernadette Peters. He will once again serve as director of the new production, with Marvin Laird on board as musical supervisor as well. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis' ANYTHING GOES - It's 'De-Lovely'!BWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis' ANYTHING GOES - It's 'De-Lovely'!
by Joseph Baker - Jun 6, 2015

It's early June in Memphis, but, with the recent success of Playhouse on the Square's KISS ME, KATE and, now, Theatre Memphis' sparkling production of ANYTHING GOES, we seem to be having, as my late grandmother might say, 'another 'cole' snap' - Cole Porter, that is. Who would not welcome the giddy book by the great P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton, with a reworking by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse? And who has not delighted to such songs as 'You're the Top,' 'I Get a Kick Out of You,' 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow,' 'It's De-Lovely,' and, of course, the title tune? (more...)

Erich Bergen, Four Generations of Miles & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/15Erich Bergen, Four Generations of Miles & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 15 - June 21, featuring "Four Generations of Miles,' with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams, Sonny Fortune; Erich Bergen; Merman's Apprentice featuring Richard Kind, Klea Blackhurst and Anita Gillette; and more! (more...)

Brooke Shields, Ramona Singer & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Next WeekBrooke Shields, Ramona Singer & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has shows on Sat. 6/6 at 9:30pm and Mon. June 8 at 7pm. 6/6, a special Tony Awards-themed show will feature in the cast SNL's Sasheer Zamata, Tony Award-winner Roger Bart (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Producers), Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Laugh Whore, Assassins, Sex and the City), Tony Award-nominee David Harbour, Elayne Boosler, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and more tba. 6/8 will feature in the cast Brooke Shields, Ramona Singer (The Real Housewives of NYC), Tate Donovan (Broadway in Amy's View, Good People, TV's 24, Damages), Lucy DeVito, Elayne Boosler, Tony Award-winner Alan Zweibel (Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), Tim Kazurinsky (SNL, Police Academy, Broadway's An Act of God), Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and more tba. Tickets are $80, $60, $45 (plus a two-drink minimum). (more...)

Rehearsals for Return of RUTHLESS! Off-Broadway Begin TodayRehearsals for Return of RUTHLESS! Off-Broadway Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Rehearsals are set to begin today for the all-new production of RUTHLESS! The Musical. Broadway lovers (and haters) rejoice, because the funniest and bloodiest musical about what it takes to make a child a star is returning to Off-Broadway in just a few short weeks! Tina Denmark is a pretty, charming and diabolical eight-year-old girl who 'was born to entertain.' With the encouragement of slick and overbearing potential agent Sylvia St. Croix, Tina will do anything to play the lead in her school play, and we mean anything. The question is, where does such remarkable talent and unstoppable ambition come from? The answer may shock you when you see this award-winning Stage Mother of all musicals. (more...)

Kathleen Marshall, Billy Stritch, James Naughton and More Set for 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS 2016 SeasonKathleen Marshall, Billy Stritch, James Naughton and More Set for 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

92Y announces the lineup for Lyrics & Lyricists 2016, the 46th season of the country's preeminent American Songbook series. (more...)

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