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It's Official! Alex Gaumond to Join West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS as 'Freddy Benson'It's Official! Alex Gaumond to Join West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS as 'Freddy Benson'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Alex Gaumond (Matilda, Legally Blonde, We Will Rock You) will replace Rufus Hound as the newest conman on the block, Freddy Benson from 11 November 2014 in the critically acclaimed and Best New Musical of 2014, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. (more...)

Rufus Hound Exits West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; Alex Gaumond to Join Cast Next MonthRufus Hound Exits West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; Alex Gaumond to Join Cast Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Rufus Hound is leaving the West End's current production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. Alex Gaumond will take over the role of 'Freddy Benson' on November 11 at the Savoy Theatre; in the meantime, an understudy will play the part. (more...)

SHN Named Official Ticketing Partner for Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSOREDSHN Named Official Ticketing Partner for Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

WestBeth Entertainment & SF Sketchfest present Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED, a night of hilarious uncensored mayhem featuring over 60 original Henson puppets brought to life by a cast of six world-class puppeteers of The Jim Henson Company in a night of off the cuff comedy. SHN is proud to be the official ticketing partner for Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED. (more...)

Langford and Wilmot Join DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS From Sep 16Langford and Wilmot Join DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS From Sep 16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The critically acclaimed and Best New Musical of 2014, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, is proud to announce that West End musical theatre legends Bonnie Langford (Spamalot, Chicago, Cats, Dr Who, Just William, Bugsy Malone) and Gary Wilmot (The Pajama Game, Chicago, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Me and My Girl) will be waltzing their way into the show at The Savoy Theatre from 16 September 2014. (more...)

Debbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement AwardDebbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Debbie Reynolds actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the understanding and treatment of mental illness has been named the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest honor: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Muppets Take Broadway? Watch Performances with Minnelli, Vereen, Merman & More!STAGE TUBE: The Muppets Take Broadway? Watch Performances with Minnelli, Vereen, Merman & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Disney might bring the beloved characters from 1984's THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN to the Great White Way. The New York Post's Michael Riedel reports that the Walt Disney Company, which has had the rights to the Muppets since 2004, is 'exploring the possibility' of a Muppet musical coming to one of Jujamcyn's five theaters. Over the years, the Muppets welcomed plenty of Broadway guests and featured many Broadway tunes. In honor of today's news, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of some of our favorites! (more...)

Disney to Bring Kermit, Miss Piggy & THE MUPPETS to Broadway?Disney to Bring Kermit, Miss Piggy & THE MUPPETS to Broadway?
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 16, 2014

Disney may be bringing the beloved characters from 1984's THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN to the Great White Way. (more...)

The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Three Exciting ProductionsThe Pasadena Playhouse Announces Three Exciting Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE - Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July. A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft features Judy Garland's son Joey Luft making a rare public appearance (July 10-13) followed by PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony Nominee Powerhouse MARY BRIDGET DAVIES, a Tony Award nominee for A Night With Janis Joplin which was presented last season at The Pasadena Playhouse and was the venue's highest grossing show in its history (July 17-20). The month will end with Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED created by award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson and actor and improvisational guru Patrick Bristow with The Jim Henson Company's renowned puppeteers (July 24-26). The Playhouse continues its tradition of distinctive and entertaining summer programming. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse to Welcome Mary Bridget Davies, Joey Luft & Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! for SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE, 7/10-26Pasadena Playhouse to Welcome Mary Bridget Davies, Joey Luft & Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! for SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE, 7/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE - Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Release Video to WORK B**CHSTAGE TUBE: West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Release Video to WORK B**CH
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2014

The West End's production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels just release a video of the cast set to Britany Spears' song Work B**ch. Check below to watch! (more...)

FAMILY FUN MOVIES AT THE LINCOLN Offers $1 Double Features of Family Films, Beg. TodayFAMILY FUN MOVIES AT THE LINCOLN Offers $1 Double Features of Family Films, Beg. Today
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2014

The Lincoln Theatre has launched 'Family Fun Movies at the Lincoln Theatre,' a Today morning, summer film series offering double features of popular family films for just $1 per ticket (cash only). (more...)

FAMILY FUN MOVIES AT THE LINCOLN to Offer $1 Double Features of Family Films, Beg. 5/24FAMILY FUN MOVIES AT THE LINCOLN to Offer $1 Double Features of Family Films, Beg. 5/24
by Movies News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Lincoln Theatre has launched 'Family Fun Movies at the Lincoln Theatre,' a Saturday morning, summer film series offering double features of popular family films for just $1 per ticket (cash only). (more...)

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Extends Booking Period To  March 2015DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Extends Booking Period To March 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The critically acclaimed UK premiere of Jerry Mitchell's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will extend its run at The Savoy Theatre and is now booking until 7 March 2015. Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound and Katherine Kingsley will continue with their celebrated performances as Lawrence Jameson, Freddy Benson and Christine Colgate throughout this new booking period. Following its hugely successful opening in April, the cast and the Producers are thrilled to be extending the production into Spring 2015. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 29-April 4THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 29-April 4
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 4, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at opening night celebrations of IF/THEN, a first look at the West End production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, a sneak peak at THE REALISTIC JONESES, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound & More in West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELSPhoto Flash: First Look at Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound & More in West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which is currently playing at the Savoy Theatre, stars Olivier, Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, Becket, Oliver!, My Family) and Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guv'nors, Celebrity Juice,and the winner of the recent Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special) as the conmen Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson competing for the riches and the heart of the young impressionable heiress, Christine Colgate played by Katherine Kingsley (Singin' in the Rain), who was just nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Michael Grandage's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Samantha Bond (Passion Play, Amy's View, Downton Abbey, James Bond Outnumbered) plays Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love in Beaumont-sur-Mer on the French Riviera and John Marquez (Privates On Parade, The Taming of the Shrew, Doc Martin) plays Andre Thibault, Beaumont-sur-Mer's Chief of Police. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! Set for Eccles Center, 3/9Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! Set for Eccles Center, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Uncensored. Really. The Jim Henson Company's puppets are unleashed for an evening of outrageous, funny performance with a devilish and most decidedly adult (a.k.a. Rated-R) edge. The motley crew of 'Miskreant Puppets' go rogue with songs and sketches performed by six expert Henson Alternative puppeteers at The Eccles Center on Sunday, March 9. Puppet Up! - Uncensored wreaks improvisational havoc, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Note: The hilarious anarchy is recommended for adults only. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 1/26/2014Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Photo Coverage: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS - First Look!Photo Coverage: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels stars Olivier, Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, Becket, Oliver!, My Family) and Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guv'nors, Celebrity Juice, and the winner of the recent Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special) as the conmen Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson competing for the riches and the heart of the young impressionable heiress, Christine Colgate played by Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Singin' in the Rain). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 1/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 1/12/2014Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

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