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Date Of Birth:
August 23, 1912
Date Of Death:
February 02, 1996 (83)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
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BWW Review: NEWSIES Brings Charm, Remarkable Talent to Dr. Phillips CenterBWW Review: NEWSIES Brings Charm, Remarkable Talent to Dr. Phillips Center
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 29, 2015

Admittedly, I am not in the target demographic for Disney's musical NEWSIES, running through February 1st at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This musical, which concluded its two-and-a-half year Broadway run last fall, has inspired a legion of young, female fans who have dubbed themselves 'Fansies.' So while I might not be who the show is normally marketed towards, I left the Walt Disney Theatre on Opening Night completely infected by the optimism, athleticism, and heart of this movie-musical adaptation. Though far from being without fault, the score (which won a Tony for composer Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman), the script (by Tony-winner Harvey Fierstein), and the immense talent of the young ensemble made this a exceptionally enjoyable evening of entertainment. (more...)

Patricia Kelly Presents GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Special Valentine's Day Show In Beverly Hills, 2/14Patricia Kelly Presents GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Special Valentine's Day Show In Beverly Hills, 2/14
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 26, 2015

Catch a special edition of GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY in Beverly Hills! (more...)

Debbie Reynolds Honored with SAG's 51st Life Achievement AwardDebbie Reynolds Honored with SAG's 51st Life Achievement Award
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2015

Tonight, Carrie Fisher presented the 51st SAG Life Achievement Award to her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

BWW Review:  THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT:  THE MGM YEARS Now Playing at the Quality Hill PlayhouseBWW Review: THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: THE MGM YEARS Now Playing at the Quality Hill Playhouse
by Steve Wilson - Jan 24, 2015

That's Entertainment: The MGM Years the current production of the Quality Hill Playhouse continues through February 15 at the theatre in Kansas City, MO. The show highlights the songs from the movie studio MGM, but in the case of Quality Hill MGM stands for Music Glorious Music and that is exactly what the audience receives. (more...)

Smuin Ballet to Tour the Bay Area with UNTAMED Dance SeriesSmuin Ballet to Tour the Bay Area with UNTAMED Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Smuin Ballet will continue its 21st Season with the Bay Area tour of its acclaimed Untamed Dance Series. The program features Serenade for Strings by Wonderbound Artistic Director and choreographer Garrett Ammon, set to Tchaikovsky's breathtaking score. (more...)

Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out 3/3Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out 3/3
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Kiss Me Kate -- Cole Porter's 1953 hit musical filmed with the most advanced 3D technology during the medium's "golden era" - will be released March 3 in a new restored Blu-ray edition by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. (more...)

GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Adds Valentine's Day Performance at The WallisGENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Adds Valentine's Day Performance at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Wallis Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") announces Gene Kelly: The Legacy, an evening with Patricia Ward Kelly, for a second performance on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. The first announced performance, Saturday, January 10 at 8:00 pm, is completely sold out. (more...)

Kevin Costner's MACFARLAND USA to Close Santa Barbara International Film FestKevin Costner's MACFARLAND USA to Close Santa Barbara International Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG® Australia, announces its highly-anticipated line-up for 2015 (more...)

Carrie Fisher to Present the SAG 51st Life Achievement Award to Debbie ReynoldsCarrie Fisher to Present the SAG 51st Life Achievement Award to Debbie Reynolds
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Carrie Fisher will present the 51st SAG Life Achievement Award to her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. (more...)

NJSO to Accompany Screening of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Live, 2/7-8NJSO to Accompany Screening of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Live, 2/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Singin' in the Rain with live orchestral accompaniment on February 7 and 8 in Newark and New Brunswick, respectively. Conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos returns to lead the NJSO in the full film score as the movie screens above the stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/25 - PAL JOEYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/25 - PAL JOEY
by Stage Tube - Dec 25, 2014

Today in 1940, Pal oey opened at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara (from his novel of the same title) and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short stories published in The New Yorker. It includes two songs that have become standards: 'I Could Write a Book' and 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered'. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Updating Live!Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Dec 18, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/18- PAL JOEYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/18- PAL JOEY
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2014

Today in 2008, the third Broadway revival of Pal Joey opened at Studio 54, where it ran for 85 performances. Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara (from his novel of the same title) and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short stories published in The New Yorker. The original 1940 Broadway production was directed by George Abbott and starred Gene Kelly. There have been several revivals since, including a 2008-09 Broadway run, and a 1957 film adaptation starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Sets Full Schedule and Participating Artists Announced for 2015 FIRST LOOK FESTIVALMuseum of the Moving Image Sets Full Schedule and Participating Artists Announced for 2015 FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Tickets for the fourth annual edition of First Look, Museum of the Moving Image's showcase for inventive new international cinema, are now on sale at movingimage.us/firstlook. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'Let Yourself Go' at the Fulton's WHITE CHRISTMASBWW Reviews: 'Let Yourself Go' at the Fulton's WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 11, 2014

Director/Choreographer Marc Robin brings home a dance extravaganza of the Irving Berlin holiday musical (more...)

HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA: MBA's Jess DarnellHIGH SCHOOL DRAMA: MBA's Jess Darnell
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 11, 2014

The talent pool is deep here, a fact exemplified by today's young actor featured in HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA: Jess Darnell, an 18-year-old senior at Nashville's Montgomery Bell Academy, who graduates next spring after already amassing an impressive theatrical resume. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/10/14 - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE AMBASSADOR and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/10/14 - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE AMBASSADOR and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 10, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS opens in Paris, THE AMBASSADOR comes to BAM and more! (more...)

Humphrey Bogart Marathon Part of getTV's December Holiday LineupHumphrey Bogart Marathon Part of getTV's December Holiday Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Get into the holiday spirit with getTV this December, as the network delivers a loaded lineup of marathons, stunts, and festive favorites, headlined by the rarely-seen Christmas special HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH BING AND FRANK. (more...)

PBS to Encore AMERICAN MASTERS: BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED, 12/26PBS to Encore AMERICAN MASTERS: BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED, 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

?Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903-October 14, 1977) was, without doubt, the most popular and influential multimedia star of the first half of the 20th century. For more than three decades, through radio, film, television and records, he reigned supreme. (more...)

Patricia Kelly Brings GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY To Beverly Hills, 1/10Patricia Kelly Brings GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY To Beverly Hills, 1/10
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 6, 2014

Catch GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY in Beverly Hills! (more...)

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