Frank Oz News

Neil Patrick Harris Presents the New York Premiere of IN AND OF ITSELF by Derek DelgaudioNeil Patrick Harris Presents the New York Premiere of IN AND OF ITSELF by Derek Delgaudio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Following a sold-out, five-time extended engagement at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Werner Entertainment, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, are pleased to present the New York Premiere of the acclaimed show, IN & OF ITSELF, created and performed by Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (What About Bob?, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors). (more...)

Oscar Winner Brad Bird Set to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at Art Directors Guild AwardsOscar Winner Brad Bird Set to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at Art Directors Guild Awards
by Movies News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Two time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird, whose films have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from theArt Directors Guild(ADG) at its 21 st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Award (more...)

Anne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS RemakeAnne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (LES MISERABLES) will join Rebel Wilson in a remake of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest WinnersAVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (more...)

Guess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah CelebrationGuess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

As 2016 - inarguably one of the most unforgettable years in recent memory - comes to a close, the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q will ring in the New Year with a one-of-a-kind contest featuring Hillary Clinton and President-elect Donald Trump, whose puppet likenesses joined the company of AVENUE Q to great effect during the recent election season.  (more...)

Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works!Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Ready to go back to Skid Row? According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a musical remake of the 1986 cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors. The project will be directed by Greg Berlanti and will feature a script by Matthew Robinson. Marc Platt is set to produce. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Sneak Peek: ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Salutes LITTLE SHOP with 'Suddenly Seymour'BWW Exclusive Sneak Peek: ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Salutes LITTLE SHOP with 'Suddenly Seymour'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 26, 2016

Tonight's Halloween episode of THE GOLDBERGS on ABC pays tribute to the Broadway's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. In the episode titled 'Stefan King', Eric and Geoff Schwartz sing the musical's iconic number 'Suddenly Seymour.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Pays Tribute to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSPhoto Flash: First Look - ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Pays Tribute to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Tomorrow night's episode of THE GOLDBERGS on ABC pays tribute to the Broadway musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. (more...)

FSLC Announces Robert De Niro as Recipient of 44th Annual Chaplin AwardFSLC Announces Robert De Niro as Recipient of 44th Annual Chaplin Award
by Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce that Academy Award–winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored at the 44th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Roleystone Theatre's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSPhoto Flash: First Look at Roleystone Theatre's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

ONE of the longest-running off-Broadway shows of all time - an affectionate spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies and musical comedies - comes to Roleystone Theatre this November and December. (more...)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces MY FIRST FILM FESTThe Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces MY FIRST FILM FEST
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces My First Film Fest, which aims to bring the excitement and vibrancy of the festival experience to young movie lovers, November 3-8. (more...)

The Livingston Theatre Company presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSThe Livingston Theatre Company presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

The Livingston Theatre Company presents Little Shop of Horrors. (more...)

The Armory's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Introduces Audrey!The Armory's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Introduces Audrey!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2016-2017 season kicks off with the hilarious and rockin' sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The demonic plant will take over the U.S. Bank Main Stage with preview performances beginning September 10; an opening night on September 16; and performances running through October 16. Bill Fennelly directs a cast featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern, Chaz Rose, David Meyers, Ebony Blake, Johari Nandi and Alexis Tidwell. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudioGeffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Kicking off its final week at the Geffen Playhouse, IN & OF ITSELF, the latest production by master storyteller and award-winning magician Derek DelGaudio, will feature an exclusive, intimate, one-time-only post-show Q&A with the creative team that has made the production one of the most successful in the 20-year history of the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Announces Post Performance Q & A with Creative Team Behind Derek Delgaudio's  of IN & OF ITSELFGeffen Playhouse Announces Post Performance Q & A with Creative Team Behind Derek Delgaudio's of IN & OF ITSELF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Geffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudioGeffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Kicking off its final week at the Geffen Playhouse, IN & OF ITSELF, the latest production by master storyteller and award-winning magician Derek DelGaudio, will feature an exclusive, intimate, one-time-only post-show Q&A with the creative team that has made the production one of the most successful in the 20-year history of the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

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Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern Set for LITTLE SHOP at Portland StageNick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern Set for LITTLE SHOP at Portland Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2016-2017 season kicks off with the hilarious and rockin' sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors, based on the film by Roger Corman, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The demonic plant will take over the U.S. Bank Main Stage with preview performances beginning September 10; an opening night on September 16; and performances running through October 16. Bill Fennelly directs a cast featuring Nick Cearley, Gina Milo, Jamison Stern, Chaz Rose, David Meyers, Ebony Blake, Johari Nandi and Alexis Tidwell. (more...)

Robert DeNiro to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Sarajevo Film FestivalRobert DeNiro to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Sarajevo Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Preeminent Actor, director and producer Robert De Niro, two-time Academy Award® winner, five-time Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe® winner, will receive the first Honorary Heart of Sarajevo - Lifetime Achievement Award for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film (more...)

BWW Review: IN & OF ITSELF, Where Theatre and Magic Become ArtBWW Review: IN & OF ITSELF, Where Theatre and Magic Become Art
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 2, 2016

In 1817, 'poet and aesthetic philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge coined the phrase 'willing suspension of disbelief' and suggested that if a writer could infuse a 'human interest and a semblance of truth' into a fantastic tale, the reader would suspend judgement concerning the implausibility of the narrative.' [Wikipedia] (more...)

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