Fred Ebb News

Date Of Birth:
April 08, 1933
Date Of Death:
September 11, 2004 (71)
Birth Place:
USA
Gender:
Male
Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Apr 18, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced exciting casting for their Main Stage productions, along with a several special events for their 2014 Summer Season. On the Main Stage: Festival veterans including Nate Corddry, Holley Fain, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nancy Opel join the cast of June Moon, directed by Jessica Stone (July 2- 13); Justin Long returns to Williamstown, joining Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of Living on Love(July 16 - 26), and theater veterans Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, festival favorite Roger Rees, and more join Chita Rivera in the John Doyle-directed production of The Visit, with choreography by Graciela Daniele (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

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by Contests - Broadway - Apr 16, 2014


BWW CD Reviews: Billy Porter's BILLY'S BACK ON BROADWAY is Smooth and Relaxing
by David Clarke - Apr 15, 2014

Despite an extensive and impressive career, Billy Porter recently became a household name when he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The incandescent star released a solo album of Broadway standards, titled BILLY'S BACK ON BROADWAY. He applies a big band swing, jazz, and contemporary R&B soundscape to these hit songs, giving listeners a unique perspective on these songs. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: The Full List Of Winners And Nominees!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

The Olivier Awards 2014 are presented this evening - keep an eye on this page, updating live, for the results. Established in 1976, the Laurence Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London's theatre and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. (more...)

Alan Cumming Calls Michelle Williams As Sally Bowles In CABARET 'An Eccentric Little Waif'
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 13, 2014

Tony Award-winning CABARET star Alan Cumming recreates his legendary performance as the Emcee in the new Broadway revival of the classic Kander & Ebb musical, sharing his observations on co-star Michelle Williams as part of a new interview. (more...)

Piedmont Player Theatre to Present Final 4 Performances of CHICAGO, 4/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre will present the final 4 performances of Chicago April 9-12 at 7:30m at the Meroney Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Wednesday is value night, in which all tickets are only $10. Tickets can be purchased by calling 704-633-5471 or online at piedmontplayers.com. (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Cumming & the Cast of CABARET Perform 'Willkommen' on 'Fallon'
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Alan Cumming and the cast of Broadway's CABARET heated up the Tonight Show stage with their performance of the Kander and Ebb classic, ' 'Willkommen' on last night's Jimmy Fallon. (more...)

DVR Alert: Alan Cumming and Cast of CABARET Perform 'Willkommen' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Alan Cumming and the Kit Kat band from Broadway's current Cabaret revival will perform 'Willkommen' on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon tonight, April 10! (more...)

Piedmont Player Theatre to Present Final 4 Performances of CHICAGO, 4/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre will present the final 4 performances of Chicago April 9-12 at 7:30m at the Meroney Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Wednesday is value night, in which all tickets are only $10. Tickets can be purchased by calling 704-633-5471 or online at piedmontplayers.com. (more...)

'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Cast & Creatives Set for 92Y Event, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

92Y presents an evening with the cast and creative team behind the best-reviewed show of the season, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder. Robert L. Freedman (book/lyrics) and Steven Lutvak (music/lyrics) discuss the production's ten-year journey to Broadway, with performances from cast members Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lisa O'Hare, and Lauren Worsham on Sunday, May 11 at 8 pm. The original cast album is released today on Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Photo Flash: Willkommen! Roundabout Heads Back to the Kit Kat Club with Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams in CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Cabaret by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb, featuring three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams for the first time on Broadway as Sally Bowles, and Alan Cumming, reprising his Tony Award-winning role as the Emcee, is currently in previews on Broadway. CABARET will play a 24-week limited engagement, with an official opening on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54. Below, BWW brings you a first look at Cumming, Williams, and the entire Kit Kat company on stage and in action! (more...)

CHICAGO Comes to the Meroney Theater, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre along with Ed Brown & Fibrant present CHICAGO, with Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. The show runs today, April 3-5 and 9-12 at 7:30pm and April 6 at 2:30pm. (more...)

Piedmont Players' CHICAGO Runs Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre introduces online ticket sales for 6 time Tony Award Winner CHICAGO, featuring Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb. Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. (more...)

Piedmont Players Theatre Announces CHICAGO Cast; Show Runs 4/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) announces the cast of CHICAGO, featuring Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. (more...)

Alan Cumming and Cast of CABARET to Perform 'Willkommen' on THE TONIGHT SHOW, 4/10
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Alan Cumming and the Kit Kat band from Broadway's current Cabaret revival will perform 'Willkommen' on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on April 10! (more...)

Mitchell Jarvis and Natascia Diaz to Star in Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Running 4/22-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. (more...)

Jim Brochu's CHARACTER MAN to Close 4/6 at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Urban Stages Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director and producer Peter Napolitano, announced the final week of the World Premiere engagement of Character Man. Jim Brochu's new musical memoir at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street). This limited run will continue through April 6th only. Robert Bartley directs, with musical direction by Carl Haan. The Final Post-Show Talk will take place on Wednesday, April 2nd with Special Guest Karen Mason (Mamma Mia, Sunset Boulevard, Hairspray), moderated by Peter Filichia. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Aaron Lazar & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Photo Flash: False Alarm- Alan Cumming is Feeling Better and Will Be in CABARET Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Alan Cumming has just tweeted that he is feeling better and will be returning to the stage for tonight's preview performance of Cabaret. He tweeted, 'Thanks to my nursemaid, miss Honey, I'm getting back on the @Cabaret_Musical horse tonight. Flu is a total bitch btw.' Check below to see the picture he tweeted with his message. (more...)

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