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Date of Birth: April 01, 1929 (86)
Birth Place: Portland, OR, USA
Gender: Female
bergenPAC to Welcome Pink Martini, 3/15bergenPAC to Welcome Pink Martini, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

? Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents: A Spring Fling with Pink Martini - Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

I LOVED LUCY Begins Jermyn Street Theatre Run in FebruaryI LOVED LUCY Begins Jermyn Street Theatre Run in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Based on his best selling memoir, Lee Tannen's funny, bitter-sweet play, which gets its UK premiere in a four-week season at Jermyn Street Theatre from Tuesday 2 - Saturday 27 February, reveals the real-life Lucy and what is was like being her friend to the end. Most people who wrote about Lucy never even met her. They relied on others to fill in the blanks. Lee relied solely on Lucy. And he paints a rich personal portrait that can only add to our love of a legend. (more...)

Pink Martini to Perform with Las Vegas Philharmonic, 2/6Pink Martini to Perform with Las Vegas Philharmonic, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents a special engagement with the internationally acclaimed 12-piece "little orchestra" Pink Martini on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. featuring chanteuse, Storm Large, in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Sandra Dickinson to Lead UK Premiere of I LOVED LUCYSandra Dickinson to Lead UK Premiere of I LOVED LUCY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

I Loved Lucy is a personal portrait of an iconic comedic entertainer whose public face is all too well known. But what was Lucille Ball really like and how did she choose to live her life…at the end of her life?  Out of the spotlight. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rev. Shawn Moninger Brings 'Because I Can' to the Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Rev. Shawn Moninger Brings 'Because I Can' to the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 31, 2015

After 21 years as the cabaret light and sound guy, ministry was the only place left for Shawn Moninger to go. Now it;s 10 years later and Shawn returned to a club and made his cabaret debut last night at the Metropolitan Room. His opening act was Nancy Timanaro-Hogan, "The Loudest womean in the world!" and  BroadwayWorld was there. Check out photos below! (more...)

Pink Martini to Perform Live with Las Vegas Philharmonic, 2/6Pink Martini to Perform Live with Las Vegas Philharmonic, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents a special engagement with the internationally acclaimed 12-piece 'little orchestra' Pink Martini on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. featuring chanteuse, Storm Large, in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Leah Hocking, Robert Creighton, Natalie Douglas Set for THE ALGONQUIN KID in Concert at Urban StagesLeah Hocking, Robert Creighton, Natalie Douglas Set for THE ALGONQUIN KID in Concert at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Librettist/Lyricist Michael Colby will bring a concert adaptation of his well-received memoir, THE ALGONQUIN KID: ADVENTURES GROWING UP IN NEW YORK'S LEGENDARY HOTEL to Winter Rhythms at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street, NY 10001 on Dec. 13th at 2:00pm. (more...)

Elinor Donahue and David Mason Star in Judson Theatre's HARVEY, Beginning TonightElinor Donahue and David Mason Star in Judson Theatre's HARVEY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Judson Theatre Company welcomes Elinor Donahue in their production of the Pulitzer Prize comedy HARVEY by Mary Chase. Donahue, an Emmy nominee, is well known for her role as Betty on FATHER KNOWS BEST. HARVEY opens tonight, September 24 and runs through Sunday, September 27 at Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College, located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst. (more...)

Elinor Donahue and David Mason Star in Judson Theatre's HARVEY, Starting TonightElinor Donahue and David Mason Star in Judson Theatre's HARVEY, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Judson Theatre Company has announced that Elinor Donahue has joined the cast of their upcoming production of the Pulitzer Prize comedy HARVEY by Mary Chase. Donahue, an Emmy nominee, is well known for her role as Betty on Father Knows Best. HARVEY opens tonight, September 24 and runs through Sunday, September 27 at Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College, located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst. (more...)

Former Child Star, Dickie Moore, Dies at Age 89Former Child Star, Dickie Moore, Dies at Age 89
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

People reports that former child actor Dickie Moore, best known for his role in 1933's OLIVER TWIST, has died at age 89. Moore passed away on Monday in Connecticut. (more...)

Elinor Donahue and David Mason to Star in Judson Theatre's HARVEY This FallElinor Donahue and David Mason to Star in Judson Theatre's HARVEY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Judson Theatre Company has announced that Elinor Donahue has joined the cast of their upcoming production of the Pulitzer Prize comedy HARVEY by Mary Chase. Donahue, an Emmy nominee, is well known for her role as Betty on Father Knows Best. HARVEY opens Thursday, September 24 and runs through Sunday, September 27 at Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College, located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst. (more...)

Julie Benko to Perform at Cornelia Street Cafe, 8/2Julie Benko to Perform at Cornelia Street Cafe, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Whether she is lending her luminescent soprano to Broadway melodies, keenly reinterpreting contemporary folk and rock songs, or crooning jazz favorites in her warm alto range, singer Julie Benko possesses the rare vocal dexterity of range and genre that defines a true musical chameleon. Known for her sparkling tone, buttery phrasing, and adept storytelling, this longtime member of New York City's theatrical community momentarily steps off the Broadway stage (where she regularly appears in Les Miserables) and launches into the jazz world, bringing her unique fusion of melodic expressiveness and introspective clarity to the Cornelia Street Cafe on Sunday, August 2nd at 8:30 PM. (more...)

JAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie SeriesJAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. The 2015 series will run today, June 5-August 9 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will feature 29 films over nine weeks (no films scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July). (more...)

Photo Coverage: New-York Historical Society Celebrates Launch of THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURYPhoto Coverage: New-York Historical Society Celebrates Launch of THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire.  This spring, Hirschfeld will be celebrated with the publication of a new book and a major exhibition at the New-York Historical Society.  Just last night the New-York Historical Society celebrated the launch of The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld. the first major retrospective of Hirschfeld. Below, check out photos from insode the special cocktail party! (more...)

JAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie SeriesJAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. The 2015 series will run June 5-August 9 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will feature 29 films over nine weeks (no films scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July). (more...)

Tickets to Pink Martini at The VETS Now on SaleTickets to Pink Martini at The VETS Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Pink Martini with singer Storm Large will play The VETS in Providence on May 5th, 2015 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $59.50 - $39.50, on sale now, and be purchased by visiting www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421. ARTS (2787), or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St. Box office hours are Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. The VETS on-site box office, located at One Avenue of The Arts in Providence, is only open on show days. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Coming to Crossroads Theatre, 3/2910 Hairy Legs Coming to Crossroads Theatre, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Randy James' all male dance company, 10 Hairy Legs, returns to Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick for its third consecutive appearance on Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 pm. Continuing to showcase the company's expanded repertory that explores the range of the male dancer, the performance will be followed by a Panel Discussion on the stage with Artistic Director Randy James, New Jersey choreographer Cleo Mack and Company Member Kyle Marshall. Tickets are $25 for Premium Seating Center Section and $22.50 for Seniors, $20 Adult Side Seating and $15 for students and children. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Anita Darian Dies at Age 87STAGE TUBE: Anita Darian Dies at Age 87
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2015

Anita Darian, a soprano whose four-octave voice earned her the nickname “The Armenian Yma Sumac” and spawned an eclectic 50-year career that ranged from performances with the New York City Opera, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic to big-band jazz concerts, co-starring roles with Barbara Cook, and hit pop recordings that included “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is dead at 87. A longtime resident of East Atlantic Beach, L.I., she died Sunday, Feb. 1 at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside of complications from surgery. (more...)

CINDERELLA AT 70 is ReleasedCINDERELLA AT 70 is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Cinderella is alive and well in 2015. Prince Charming having divorced her for a trophy wife, she's teamed up with a new 70-year-old BFF as her mentor and author. She's learning about online dating, sex, boob jobs, botox, technology, the Millenia generation - and, of course, men. She can make a great martini - shaken, not stirred - and she's using her 2,000 years of experience to add a new dimension to everyone who meets her. Our favorite princess is delightful, funny, and promises to become your BFF too. The original idea for 'Cinderella at 70' was born when three women in their 60s spent a weekend together in Los Angeles, Treacy says. 'Sex and the City was hot,' she says. 'Over cosmos one evening, someone asked, 'Where do you think these women will be 30 years from now?' For the rest of the evening, happily inebriated, we continued to hypothesize. Would Carrie and Big have children? Would Miranda choose her career or life in Brooklyn? What would happen to Samantha and James? Would debutante Charlotte find happiness with her Jewish husband? It's taken 10 years from that night for Cinderella to evolve, but now we're both looking forward to the spotlight, the red carpet, and sharing our adventures with the world.' Toni Demarco, whose best seller Heartgasm, Increasing Intimacy and Ecstacy with Your Beloved was endorsed by Larry King, says 'Cinderella at 70' is a blissful read that took me on a journey and did not set me down until the final page.' Having already completed several pre-media buzz appearances in Las Vegas and Palm Springs, Treacy says, 'The stage is set for a roll out of 'Cinderella at 70' with many book readings, book signings, and media appearances lined up in 2015.' Request for review copies of the book can be secured at Beyond Publishing.net 702.623.2040. About Jane Friedlander Treacy Jane Friedlander Treacy is a native of Brooklyn, New York and a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University. At the age of 15, she began her theatrical career working in off-Broadway theatres. At 20, she produced her first off-Broadway show, the hit revival of 'Anything Goes,' starring Hal Linden. For the next two decades, Jane produced more than 30 Broadway and National Touring shows, including 'Lord Pengo', starring Charles Boyer and Agnes Moorhead; 'The Odd Couple', starring Tony Randall and Jack Klugman; 'South Pacific:, starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel; 'Can Can', starring Leslie Caron; 'Seesaw', starring Lucie Arnaz and Tommy Tune; 'The Rainbmaker', starring Burt Reynolds, and 'Charley's Aunt', starring Vincent Price and Roddy McDowell. Her productions received numerous awards, including the Lid Angele Drama Critics 'Outstanding Musical Award' and the Off-Broadway Critic's Circle Award. Jane also served as Special Assistant to New York Senator Jacob K. Javits, and co-produced the 1964 Democratic Party Rally at Madison Square Garden. She resided in Indianapolis from 1978-1998, where she founded and published Teen Track, the only not-for-profit news magazine in the United States written totally by, for and about teenagers. She also served as Managing Editor for Indianapolis Woman magazine, helped found and was elected president of two theatres, and received the 'Woman of the Year' for her philanthropic work. Since moving to Palm Desert, California 15 years ago, Jane founded and co-produced five seasons of Cabaret Theatre West and has served on the Boards of numerous not-for-profit organizations. She is honored to be included in 'Who's Who of American Women' and 'Who's Who Worldwide.' (more...)

MUSIC MAN Among Reel 13's Classic Movie Musicals This OctoberMUSIC MAN Among Reel 13's Classic Movie Musicals This October
by Movies News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Viewers may find themselves singing in the shower, and pirouetting around the house all month as Reel 13 presents a classic song-and-dance film each week in October. (more...)

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