George Burns News

Date Of Birth:
January 20, 1896
Date Of Death:
March 09, 1996 (100)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Sneak Peek - Parenting Expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary on All-New OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Shefali Tsabary reunite for an interactive discussion with families about the conscious evolution of parenting in an all-new episode of the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” airing Sunday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Raven-Symone & More Set for New Episodes of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The popular series 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' returns with all-new episodes, featuring some of the biggest newsmakers and most memorable 'Oprah' show guests of all time, premiering Sunday, October 5 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah Winfrey Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hills, MI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Friday, September 12, Oprah Winfrey took the stage for the second stop in her eight-city U.S. arena tour “Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend” at “The Palace of Auburn Hills” in Auburn Hills, MI. Below are photos for from the event. (more...)

The Golden Boys to Play the Mayo Center, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Enjoy an evening of musical memories featuring three original American idols - Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell - when Dick Fox's The Golden Boys returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $69-99. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Steve Harvey Visits OPRAH'S LIFECLASS - Part Two
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey continue their conversation on the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” and this time, the audience asks Steve anything. The all new episode airs this Sunday, September 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Highlight Queens Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce an exciting and wildly entertaining line-up for the 2014-2015 season. The fun begins on with Alan Safier as George Burns in the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, a hilarious celebration of the life of George Burns, and continues all season long with an overflowing assortment of comedy, music and dance. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Steve Harvey Set for Season Premiere of OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

In the season premiere of the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass,” Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey have an eye-opening and inspirational conversation about the keys to success, airing Sunday, September 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Robin Williams Tribute Set for OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Oprah's favorite moments from Robin Williams' 14 appearances on the 'Oprah' show, airing Sunday, August 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Jermaine Jackson, George Takei, Rex Smith Featured on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 8/17
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah Winfrey interviews Jermaine Jackson about life after Michael; plus, more updates with Ali Landry, “Star Trek's” George Takei and teen idol Rex Smith (more...)

OWN Announces New and Returning Series for September
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the network's fall premiere schedule, which includes two new original series plus all-new episodes of returning favorites beginning this September. (more...)

First Look - Randy Jackson Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW, 8/10
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Oprah Winfrey interviews former "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson (more...)

Actors Co-Op to Present THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at the Crossley Theatre, 9/17-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Actors Co-op announces its first show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with an immersive and environmental production of the five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'Whodunit,' THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, choreography by Julie Hall, musical direction by Jake Anthony and directed by Stephen Van Dorn. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD will begin previews on Wednesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 18 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 26 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Comedian Bobby Collins Coming to Ocean State Theatre, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, currently celebrating its second summer season in Warwick, is proud to partner with the legendary comedy club, Catch A Rising Star to bring comedian Bobby Collins to Ocean State Theatre for one performance only on Sunday, August 17 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stages PETE N KEELY is Gauche Clean Fun
by Katricia Lang - Jul 13, 2014

Stages' PETE N' KEELY is a dark comedy that hearkens back to a bygone era when men were gentlemen and women were ladies. A time when Billie Holiday wore impeccably designed silk dresses and garlands in her hair on the stage then exited to a life of heroin addiction, incarceration and abusive romantic relationships. Those were the days. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: On the Eve of the 18th Annual Long Island Al Jolson Festival - The Confessions of a Jolson Fanatic
by Stephen Hanks - Jul 12, 2014

The 18th Long Island Al Jolson Festival coming up on August 16 is a whole-day affair featuring film presentations, lectures, memorabilia displays and sales, and a performance--'The Heart of Al Jolson'--by singer and Staten Island native Tony Babino (photo below), who can sing Jolson songs like, well, you ain't heard nothin' yet. The other day, like clockwork, I received my yearly invitation to attend from Oceanside, LI resident Jan Hernstat, who for the past 10 years has been the President of the 62-year-old International Al Jolson Society (which was formed in early 1950, a few months before Jolson died), an organization with a worldwide membership hovering around 1,000. I am proud to say that for 30 years, I've been one of them. I'm even prouder to say that I've been an Al Jolson fanatic for much longer. Here's my story about how it happened. (more...)

SPANK!, Kathleen Madigan, Holiday Shows, The Freddy Awards, SISTER ACT & More Set for State Theatre Center for the Arts' 88th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, PA, announces its 88th Season. Tickets for the new season will go on sale to State Theatre Members on Thursday, August 5th, to the public on Tuesday, August 19th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jerry Adler and Richard Kline in CT Rep's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage tonight, June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE SUNSHINE BOYS to Run 6/19-29 at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis. (more...)

SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, VINCENT and More Among Theatre Lineup at 2014 Astra Arts Festival, 7/3-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

The multi-disciplinary Astra Arts Festival will present guests with three outstanding theatre performances at its inaugural event this July; 'Say Goodnight Gracie,' 'Hard Travelin' with Woody,' and 'Vincent.' (more...)

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