Gene Kelly News

Date of Birth: August 23, 1912
Date of Death: February 02, 1996 (83)
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Interview - Todrick Hall Talks New MTV Series, Dream Broadway Role & Writing His Own MusicalBWW Interview - Todrick Hall Talks New MTV Series, Dream Broadway Role & Writing His Own Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 30, 2015

Hall speaks exclusively with BWW about his exciting new MTV series, his dream Broadway role and why he 'absolutely, 150%' wants to return to the Great White Way in the near future! (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN In Manila Extends through Sept. 13SINGIN' IN THE RAIN In Manila Extends through Sept. 13
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Aug 29, 2015

As a tribute to the 1952 screen version of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, international touring production leading man Duane Alexander (in the childlike water-frolicking frenzy of Don Lockwood) has been captivating Manila audiences in Lunchbox Theatrical Productions' latest smash offering at Solaire's The Theatre. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN kicked off its limited run in the Philippines, which began gala night, August 20, until recently confirmed extension, September 13, which will have the 27-strong cast soaking wet (totaling 26 shows). (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN to Play PACE CenterSINGIN' IN THE RAIN to Play PACE Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Singin' in the Rain is coming to the PACE Center Mainstage from September 25th through October 11th. This timeless classic is a show for the ages, and co-producers Parker Arts and Inspire Creative have kept the idea of time at the core of their production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY! at Theatre ArlingtonPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY! at Theatre Arlington
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Theatre Arlington's 43rd anniversary season promises to be Bigger, Better & Brighter. It is hard to believe that in its 42+ year history, TA has never produced this delightful masterpiece of musical theatre. Join Dolly in her pursuit of Horace and enjoy some of the best songs in the history of musical theatre, including: It Only Takes a Moment, Ribbons Down My Back, Elegance, Before the Parade Passes By and of course, HELLO, DOLLY! BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Kenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project BenefitKenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) announced today that legendary director, choreographer and producer Kenny Ortega will be the 2015 Diversity Award Artistic Honoree, and Abel Ramirez, founder of Pasadena's El Portal Restaurant and business and cultural leader of the Pasadena community, will be the Community Honoree at the 9th Annual Pasadena Playhouse's Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project fundraising benefit on Sunday, September 13, 2015, in honor of the opening of Josefina Lopez's Real Women Have Curves. (more...)

Pair CORKS & COMEDY and Rivers Casino Visit with Pittsburgh CLO's ALTAR BOYZPair CORKS & COMEDY and Rivers Casino Visit with Pittsburgh CLO's ALTAR BOYZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to partner again with PA Winery Tours for Corks & Comedy, which will pair an outing to Pittsburgh Winery with the heavenly hit ALTAR BOYZ at the CLO Cabaret. In addition, Pittsburgh CLO and Rivers Casino present Cabaret & The Casino, an exclusive event offering patrons an opportunity to visit the Casino following a Sunday matinee performance of ALTAR BOYZ. Tickets to both packages are on sale now. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/22-8/23/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/22-8/23/2015
by - Aug 23, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 23, 2015 - Sunday, August 23, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ON THE TOWN Cast Members Tribute Gene Kelly With Special Performance for His BirthdaySTAGE TUBE: ON THE TOWN Cast Members Tribute Gene Kelly With Special Performance for His Birthday
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2015

In honor of Gene Kelly's 103rd Birthday, ON THE TOWN cast members Eloise Kropp and Cory Lingner have recreated the song and dance number 'Main Street' from the film version of ON THE TOWN. Check out the performance below! (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Stars Tweet in Honor of Gene Kelly's BirthdayAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Stars Tweet in Honor of Gene Kelly's Birthday
by Sally Henry - Aug 23, 2015

Legendary American triple threat performer known for his roles in musical movies SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Gene Kelly, would be celebrating his 103rd birthday today. So of course, the Broadway cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS took today to tribute the actor. (more...)


by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 21, 2015

Gene Kelly has been big part of this past Broadway season. Not only did the legendary song and dance man play the original Jerry Mulligan in the 1951 film AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (a role now played onstage by Robert Fairchild), but he also brought Gabey to life on the big screen in 1949's ON THE TOWN (now played by Tony Yazbeck). Though the musical theatre icon passed away almost twenty years ago, his legacy continues to inspire performers everywhere. This Sunday, August 23, would have marked Kelly's 103rd birthday, and to celebrate ON THE TOWN's Cory Lingner and Eloise Kropp put together their own performance of 'Main Street.' Check it out below! (more...)

Oscar-Winner George Chakiris to Appear at The Old Globe's WEST SIDE STORY Screening Next WeekOscar-Winner George Chakiris to Appear at The Old Globe's WEST SIDE STORY Screening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

George Chakiris, who won an Oscar for his breakout role of 'Bernardo' in Jerome Robbins's WEST SIDE STORY, will be our Guest of Honor at the Free Summer Shakespeare screening of the film on Monday, August 24. (more...)

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre Conservatory's CRAZY FOR YOUBWW Review: North Carolina Theatre Conservatory's CRAZY FOR YOU
by Jeffrey Kare - Aug 17, 2015

Just as another Gershwin-based musical An American in Paris is currently playing big on Broadway, the triangle area was recently treated to a performance of the 1992 Tony-Winning Best Musical Crazy for You presented by the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Master Summer Theatre Arts School. (more...)

BWW Review: A PECULIAR CROSSROADS: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND ART OF FLANNERY O'CONNOR at the Silver Meteor GalleryBWW Review: A PECULIAR CROSSROADS: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND ART OF FLANNERY O'CONNOR at the Silver Meteor Gallery
by Peter Nason - Aug 14, 2015

Betty-Jane Parks brilliantly inhabits the role of Flannery O'Connor in a brief, but memorable one-woman show. (more...)

Carly Anderson & Samuel Edwards to Lead UK Premiere of XANADU at Southwark PlayhouseCarly Anderson & Samuel Edwards to Lead UK Premiere of XANADU at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Casting is announced today for the UK Premiere of the smash-hit Broadway musical comedy Xanadu. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Bethany Dickson Talks Debbie Reynolds, Jonathan Roxmouth, and SINGIN' IN THE RAINBWW Interviews: Bethany Dickson Talks Debbie Reynolds, Jonathan Roxmouth, and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 9, 2015

'Kathy Selden is ambitious, full of sunshine and positivity! To stay true to the character, that's my mission--that the character maintains that feisty, bubbly ambition that Debbie Reynolds portrayed in the movie.' - Bethany Dickson (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - HBO Reveals Official Trailer for THE LEFTOVERS Season 2VIDEO: First Look - HBO Reveals Official Trailer for THE LEFTOVERS Season 2
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Below, check out the first official trailer for HBO's THE LEFTOVERS Season 2! (more...)

VTA Cool Films Series to Screen AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, 8/21-23VTA Cool Films Series to Screen AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, 8/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Victoria Theatre Association continues the Cool Films Series' incredible line-up of films at the historic Victoria Theatre with the 1951 classic AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, August 21-22 at 7 p.m. and August 23 at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for only $6 each or passbooks of 10 tickets for $35 which can be used throughout the Series and are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage. To purchase, call (937)228-3630, toll free (888)228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Adam Garcia, Jack Chambers, and More Lead Australian SINGIN' IN THE RAIN- Full Cast AnnouncedAdam Garcia, Jack Chambers, and More Lead Australian SINGIN' IN THE RAIN- Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2015

The full Australian cast of the splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN' IN THE RAIN has today been announced. The production will open next May at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre, followed by a season from July at Sydney's Lyric Theatre before touring to Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Justin Theroux & More Star in Season 2 of HBO's THE LEFTOVERSPhoto Flash: Justin Theroux & More Star in Season 2 of HBO's THE LEFTOVERS
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The ten-episode second season of THE LEFTOVERS is currently in production in Austin, Texas and surrounding areas. Lindelof serves as showrunner for the series, which returns SUNDAY, OCT. 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Check out photos below! (more...)

Michael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next MonthMichael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

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