Jane Russell News

Longtime Partner of Mr. Blackwell, Robert L. Spencer Dies in LA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2014

The Man Beneath His Wings - Today we lost a man to whom the song, made famous by Ms. Bette Midler, could have very well been about - Robert L. Spencer. (more...)

Items from Iconic TCL Chinese Theatre Set for Profiles in History Auction Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, is proud to announce exclusive items from the TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman's Chinese Theatre) at their upcoming Hollywood Auction today, December 21st. Details below. (more...)

Items from Iconic TCL Chinese Theatre Set for Profiles in History Auction, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, is proud to announce exclusive items from the TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman's Chinese Theatre) at their upcoming Hollywood Auction on December 21st. (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns to the Victoria Theatre, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes -- 8th Annual All Drag Xmas Exdrag-a-ganza -- will feature all new episodes for 12 performances only this holiday season, today, Dec. 5 - 22, 2013, playing Thurs. Fri. & Sat. at 8:00 pm and Sun. at 7:00 pm at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES to Return to San Francisco, 12/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes 2013 returns to San Francisco for a limited engagement of 12 performances only! (more...)

The Warwick NY Hotel Presents A GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER Package Featuring Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

The Warwick New York Hotel and one of Broadway's most entertaining new musicals, “A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder” have teamed up in celebration of The Warwick Hotel's recently unveiled Signature Suites that pay homage to starlets such as Jane Russell, the Ziegfeld Follies and Marion Davies along cultural influencers like the Museum of Modern Art and Hearst himself. (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES to Return to San Francisco, 12/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes 2013 returns to San Francisco for a limited engagement of 12 performances only! (more...)

Julien's Auctions Offers Property from the Estate of Oscar Winning Costume Designer Travilla Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

No one knew legendary screen goddess Marilyn Monroe like costume designer William Travilla. The famous 36-26-36 hourglass silhouette of the bombshell would help secure Travilla's place in Hollywood history as one of the most important fashion designers of its time. Although Marilyn Monroe was Travilla's most celebrated muse he designed for over 270 celebrities but none like Monroe who catapulted to super-stardom while donning Travilla's most important costumes.Julien's Auctions, the premier entertainment and celebrity memorabilia auction house proudly announces this rare opportunity to own one of Travilla's masterpieces of fashion in the upcoming 'Property from the Estate of William Travilla' auction to take place today, October 11th, 2013 at the Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills gallery at 9665 Wilshire Blvd. The Hollywood icon was so enamored with Travilla that she once autographed one of her infamous calendars with the inscription 'Oh Billy dear please dress me forever, Love Marilyn.' (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns to the Victoria Theatre, 12/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes -- 8th Annual All Drag Xmas Exdrag-a-ganza -- will feature all new episodes for 12 performances only this holiday season, Dec. 5 - 22, 2013, playing Thurs. Fri. & Sat. at 8:00 pm and Sun. at 7:00 pm at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

Warwick New York Hotel Unveils Five New Specialty Suites
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The Warwick New York Hotel proudly announces the unveiling of its five new specialty suites designed to celebrate the vibrant spirit of the Old Hollywood era and the innovators of today's cultural landscape. Originally built as a romantic hideaway for screen siren Marion Davies and publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst, the Warwick New York Hotel set out to capture the glamour of the lovers' bygone era with the aptly named Randolph Suite and Davies Suite along with the Russell Suite,Follies Suite and Modern Art Suite. (more...)

Moving Image Presents THE COMPLETE HOWARD HAWKS Retrospective, Now thru 11/10
by Movies News Desk - Sep 07, 2013

Howard Hawks, the quintessential Hollywood director known for his mastery of many genres, will be the subject of a complete retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image from today, September 7 through November 10, 2013. The Museum will present 39 features. All of the films will be shown in 35mm-many in stunning restorations-except for Red Line 7000, which will be shown in 16mm. (more...)

Moving Image to Present THE COMPLETE HOWARD HAWKS Retrospective, 9/7-11/10
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Howard Hawks, the quintessential Hollywood director known for his mastery of many genres, will be the subject of a complete retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image from September 7 through November 10, 2013. The Museum will present 39 features. All of the films will be shown in 35mm-many in stunning restorations-except for Red Line 7000, which will be shown in 16mm. (more...)

THE TEMPEST to Open at Coronado Playhouse on 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

"We are such stuff as dreams are made on..." Music, mayhem, magic, pranksters and romance intermingle to beguile and entertain the audience in The Tempest, Shakespeare's final play. The Tempest, the 17th Annual FREE Coronado Shakespeare production, opens Friday, August 30 at the Coronado playhouse. Keith Anderson, founder of the Coronado FREE Shakespeare, directs and Mary Anderson produces the show which runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM through September 22. (more...)

'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' Star Elliott Reed Dies at 93
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The Los Angeles Times reports that Elliott Reid, best known for his roles in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Absent-Minded Professor, passed away on Friday, June 21 at age 93. (more...)

Julien's Auctions Announces Property from the Estate of Oscar Winning Costume Designer Travilla Up for AUction October 11, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

No one knew legendary screen goddess Marilyn Monroe like costume designer William Travilla. The famous 36-26-36 hourglass silhouette of the bombshell would help secure Travilla's place in Hollywood history as one of the most important fashion designers of its time. Although Marilyn Monroe was Travilla's most celebrated muse he designed for over 270 celebrities but none like Monroe who catapulted to super-stardom while donning Travilla's most important costumes.Julien's Auctions, the premier entertainment and celebrity memorabilia auction house proudly announces this rare opportunity to own one of Travilla's masterpieces of fashion in the upcoming “Property from the Estate of William Travilla” auction to take placeFriday, October 11th, 2013 at the Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills gallery at 9665 Wilshire Blvd. The Hollywood icon was so enamored with Travilla that she once autographed one of her infamous calendars with the inscription “Oh Billy dear please dress me forever, Love Marilyn.” (more...)

BWW Reviews: PSYCHO BEACH PARTY a Camp Challenge for Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko - Feb 23, 2013

Who wrote THEODORA, SHE BITCH OF BYZANTIUM, TIMES SQUARE ANGEL, or VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM? Don't know? You are not alone. These, and more escapist romps with similar bizarre names, are the products of Charles Louis Busch, an American actor, playwright and female impersonator. Many of his works, including PSYCHO BEACH PARTY, which is now in production at Blank Canvas Theatre, were written specifically as vehicles for Busch and his camp style of acting. (more...)

Sylvia Browne Reveals the PAST LIVES OF RICH FAMOUS ICONS, Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2012

Ever been introduced to someone for the first time yet had an overwhelming sense of of having met previously? Ever visited a new city or country yet felt completely at home? How does a child who has never taken a lesson suddenly begin playing the piano with the skill of a virtuoso? (more...)

Jazz Pianist Hal Schaefer Passes Away at 88
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

World-class jazz pianist Hal Schaefer died this past Saturday morning, December 8, at his home in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was 88 years old and still active. (more...)

Fashion Web/TV Series Energizes LA Fashion Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 03, 2012

Fashion is a global multi-million dollar industry that has captured the world since the emergence of the sumptuous 'New Look' style during the 1950s when fashion became more popularized by Hollywood mavens such as Betty Grable, Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe. Fashion profoundly affects the ways we think, feel and react in society, where we use clothes to identify ourselves and communicate messages as to who we are. Yet for decades, Western society has been obsessed with body image as fashion has blatantly augmented the matrix of outer beauty. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty, Rachel York, Clarke Thorell Record GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES Album!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2012

As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, the Encores! cast of GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES recently went into the recording studio to put a cast album together. The album is now available on Amazon.com, and you can go behind the scenes of the recording of a medley from the show below! (more...)

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