Friars Club News

Photo Coverage: LES GIRLS Plays The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 30, 2014

The Friars were a mens only club until 1988. Last night some great women Friars entertained their fellow members in the newly named Jerry Lewis Monastery. (more...)

Stars Align For Advertising Week XI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Advertising Week, the world's largest annual gathering of advertising, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industry leaders, kicks off on Monday, September 29 with an expanded roster of daytime thought leadership seminars and evening special events. Delegates may attend more than 240 Seminars, all located in Advertising Week's Times Square hub which includes BB King's, the Hard Rock, Liberty Theater, Microsoft Stage, NASDAQ MarketSite and the Times Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chuck Cooper, Bob Ari & More Join Randie Levine-Miller for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On Monday, September 15, Randie Levine-Miller presented and hosted Broadway Showstopper Divos --'A Swell Party' at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis Monestery
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2014

I don't think that there has ever been a person that has been in the Friars Club who has not shared a laugh or left the Monastery not smiling. That in itself is a huge accomplishment, but the Friars do so much more than entertain themselves and enjoy their camaraderie. The Friars Club's Sunshine Committee (Tom DeBow chairman) is to the Friars Club what Ronald McDonald House is to McDonald's-they bring a ray of sunshine to those who need it most! (more...)

BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS: A SWELL PARTY Comes to the Met Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Tonight, September 15 at 7:00 PM, Randie Levine-Miller will present and host Broadway Showstopper Divos --'A Swell Party' at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. The evening's theme is 'The Broadway Songbook' -- starring some of the theater's most talented performers: (more...)

Randie Levine-Miller to Present BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS: A SWELL PARTY at the Metropolitan Room, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2014

On Monday, September 15 at 7:00 PM, Randie Levine-Miller will present and host Broadway Showstopper Divos --'A Swell Party' at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. The evening's theme is 'The Broadway Songbook' -- starring some of the theater's most talented performers. (more...)

Don Rickles Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 10/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Continuing his record-breaking 55th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally renowned comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles is set to perform at The Orleans Showroom October 11 and 12. (more...)

HEREAFTER MUSICAL From CBS Exec to Open Off-Broadway this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Hereafter Musical, a thought provoking new musical by Vinnie Favale and Frankie Keane about the age old human desire to communicate with our loved ones who have passed, told from the perspectives of both the living and the departed, is slated for an open-ended run, Off-Broadway, at the Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway) with previews beginning on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Co-Author's Favale and Keane draw from their own personal losses in the inspiring look at the beyond, which will have its official opening on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 4:45PM. (more...)

Screenwriter Dean Ward Partners with Choreographer Michael Rooney on 'Freed Unit' Movie Musical
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Screenwriter Dean Ward (currently a writer on Chelsea Handler's latenight talk show 'Chelsea Lately') idolized Gene Kelly as a kid and even learned to tap dance, eventually taking lessons from legendary hoofers including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover and Charles 'Honi' Coles. Now he is teaming with choreographer Michael Rooney ('500 Days of Summer,' 'The Muppets') to produce an original film musical in the style and tradition of MGM's legendary Freed Unit, named for unparalleled movie musical producer Arthur Freed ('Singin' In The Rain,' 'The Bandwagon,' 'An American In Paris'). Coincidentally, and very appropriately, Michael Rooney is the son of Freed Unit icon Mickey Rooney. (more...)

Duke Ellington Center for the Arts to Present Jazz Showcases, 7/31-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Duke Ellington Center of the Arts will present 'Ellington, New York and the Essence of Jazz,' a discussion led by composer and jazz scholar Edward Green on July 31 at 6pm, and 'Summer Serenade with Bobby Sanabria,' a concert by Sanabria on August 17 at 2:30pm. (more...)

Advertising and Marketing Industry Veteran Joins Keek Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) announced today that Matt Scheckner has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Scheckner is President and CEO of Stillwell Partners, a boutique consultancy. Stillwell is best known as the producer of Advertising Week, the world's largest advertising, marketing and media industry summit. The Week is conducted in New York City and London home of Advertising Week Europe. Under Scheckner's leadership, which dates back to 2004, the B-to-B event has evolved into a vibrant, vital platform that advances the industry. The event is supported and attended by the world's premier players in creative, marketing, media and technology.  (more...)

Don Rickles Set for Orleans Showroom, 8/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Continuing his record-breaking 55th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally renowned comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles is set to perform at The Orleans Showroom August 16 and 17. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Friars Club Presents AN EVENING WITH ERVIN DRAKE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 12, 2014

Ervin Drake has had many birthday tributes recently and one of the most interesting ones was held at the legendary Friars Club. Host and well known interviewer Bill Boggs, together with music critic/historian/author Will Friedwald traced the life of the 95 year old music icon. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Remembers Music Publisher Frank Military
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 10, 2014

Frank Military the legendary music publisher whose imprint was on many of the hit songs over the last 45 years was memorialized by his son at the Friars Club yesterday. It was an emotional afternoon as many of the icons of the music world attended. (more...)

VIDEO: Jerry Lewis on Joan Rivers: 'She Set the Jews Back 1,000 Years'
by Movies News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Legendary comedian, actor, director, and screenwriter Jerry Lewis answered fan questions during an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners and host Maria Menounos (more...)

SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Town Hall Event with Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

SiriusXM announced today that legendary comedian, actor, director, and screenwriter Jerry Lewis will answer fan questions during an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners (more...)

Deborah Grausman, Corinna Sowers-Adler and More Set for SHOWSTOPPER DIVAS -- THE BROADWAY SONGBOOK at Stage 72, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM, Randie Levine-Miller will present and host Showstopper Divas --'The Broadway Songbook' at Stage 72/Triad (158 West 72nd Street) to benefit The National Multiple Sclerosis Society*. Critically acclaimed theater and cabaret 'divas', Deborah Grausman, Corinna Sowers-Adler, Christianne Tisdale and Deborah Tranelli will star. (more...)

Dark Comedy FEEDING MR. BALDWIN Coming to VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014

Mitch Cartwright Productions is proud to announce the VOD release of the award-winning new dark comedy, Feeding Mr. Baldwin, through Devolver Digital Films. (more...)

Dark Comedy FEEDING MR. BALDWIN Coming to VOD 5/27
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2014

Mitch Cartwright Productions is proud to announce the VOD release of the award-winning new dark comedy, Feeding Mr. Baldwin, through Devolver Digital Films. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams and Cicely Tyson Announce Outer Critics Circle Nominees
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 22, 2014

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway announced the nominees this morning for the 2013-14 season. Click here for a full list of nominees. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big announcement below! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 14