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Date Of Birth:
July 26, 1921
Date Of Death:
October 16, 1999 (78)
Birth Place:
Hammond, IN, USA
Gender: Male
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Jean Shepherd News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1921
Date of Death: October 16, 1999 (78)
Birth Place: Hammond, IN, USA
Gender: Male
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Bring Classic Movie to Life at Shea's Buffalo TheatreA CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Bring Classic Movie to Life at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

This holiday season, for the first time in Buffalo, the award-winning Broadway hit A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the beloved classic movie to life at Shea's Buffalo Theatre December 13-18, 2016 for eight performances. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's Always Magical A CHRISTMAS STORYBWW Review: Nashville Rep's Always Magical A CHRISTMAS STORY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 30, 2016

Some grand holiday traditions are exactly what is needed in these turbulent times and nothing is more pleasing than the 2016 version of Nashville Repertory Theatre's live stage version of A Christmas Story, the theatrical treatment of the movie of the same name that somehow captures all the memories and nostalgia, all the laughter and mayhem of the holiday season. (more...)

Photo Flash: USO Families Get Free Performance of A CHRISTMAS STORYPhoto Flash: USO Families Get Free Performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Over 100 military guests and their families attended a special performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical at Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, in Lake Forest the evening of Thrusday, November 17. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/25; THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/25; THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Twinkles at Midtown Arts CenterBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Twinkles at Midtown Arts Center
by Felicia Tassone - Nov 21, 2016

The year is 1940. The place is a small town in Indiana. Ralphie Parker is convinced that his life will not be complete unless he gets a Red Ryder Carbine Action BB gun for Christmas. His mother says absolutely not - "You'll shoot your eye out" - and so, with only 24 days 'till Christmas, Ralphie searches desperately for a way to change her mind. (more...)

Great Lakes and USO of Illinois Families to Get Gree Performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICALGreat Lakes and USO of Illinois Families to Get Gree Performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Citadel Theatre to give free, exclusive performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical to military families of the USO of Illinois  - Thursday evening - November 17  (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the HolidaysA CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The most popular show in Cleveland Play House history is back just in time for the holidays! A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with its nostalgic tale of little Ralphie Parker and his ultimate Christmas wish. (more...)

Virginia Rep Opens A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICALVirginia Rep Opens A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of A Christmas Story, The Musical, November 25th on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street, with a preview on Wednesday, November 23. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

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A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Finds Its Ralphie at The Media TheatreA CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Finds Its Ralphie at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The hit show 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' is at The Media Theatre November 9 to January 8. It's suitable for all ages and makes a great outing for families during the holiday season.  (more...)

Sierra Rep Hosts A 'Kid's' Christmas Story and Holiday CarolsSierra Rep Hosts A 'Kid's' Christmas Story and Holiday Carols
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Sierra Rep invites families with children ages six and older to arrive early Friday, November 18 for free balloons, face painting, holiday crafts and photos before the 7 p.m. performance of 'A Christmas Story.' Tickets for the 'Kids Night Out' performance are just $15 for children ages 6 to 17 (using code 'KIDS' online) and $25 for adults (using code 'KIDS2' online). Activities begin at 6 p.m. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Take the Stage at The Round Barn TheatreA CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Take the Stage at The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres wraps up the 2016 season with a bright, red bow as the holiday favorite A Christmas Story: The Musical takes stage and brings with it all the festive cheer audiences will need for the holiday season. A Christmas Story: The Musicalopens November 11 and runs through December 31. (more...)

Four Critically Acclaimed Leads Return to Headline Big League's National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORYFour Critically Acclaimed Leads Return to Headline Big League's National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The beloved holiday film is being brought to life live-on-stage as the award-winning Broadway show, A Christmas Story, The Musical, embarks on an eight-city National Tour this holiday season. Four leads from the 2015 tour will return to reprise their roles for the third season of Big League's critically acclaimed production. A Christmas Story, The Musical will debut in Atlanta at the Fox Theatre from November 29 - December 4 as part of the 2016/2017 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta season. (more...)

Nashville Rep's Holiday Tradition is More Family Than EverNashville Rep's Holiday Tradition is More Family Than Ever
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Nashville audiences can look forward to the warm-hearted and comedic holiday treat when Nashville Repertory Theatre produces A Christmas Story for an eighth consecutive season. This familiar story of young Ralphie's wintertime woes has become a tradition that many Middle Tennessee families eagerly attend year after year. (more...)

Original Stars to Return for A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL 2016 Tour; Stops Announced!Original Stars to Return for A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL 2016 Tour; Stops Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The beloved holiday film is being brought to life live-on-stage as the award-winning Broadway show, A Christmas Story, The Musical, embarks on an eight-city National Tour this holiday season opening in Utica, NY on November 15, 2016, with engagements in Waterbury, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Baltimore, Buffalo, Detroit and Grand Rapids­. (more...)

Citadel Theatre to Give Free performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Military FamiliesCitadel Theatre to Give Free performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Military Families
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Citadel Theatre, through a gift to the USO of Illinois, has set aside the entire theatre for the benefit of the men and women stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and at USO of Illinois facilities throughout Illinois. On November 17, 2016 Citadel has invited 130 guests from the USO of Illinois to attend a special and exclusive advance performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical, with the show set to start at 7:30pm. Military guests, and their families, will be greeted by Santa and whirled away into the theatre to join Ralphie in his epic quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas presents - a Red Ryder BB Gun. (more...)

Gene Weygandt Will Star in UNCLE PHILIP'S COAT at Greenhouse Theater CenterGene Weygandt Will Star in UNCLE PHILIP'S COAT at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Greenhouse Theater Center will continue its popular Solo Celebration! series with the Chicago premiere of UNCLE PHILIP'S COAT, Matty Selman's hilarious and heartbreaking show about a Jewish man's search for his place in his family's history, starring veteran Broadway and Chicago actor and three-time Jeff Award-winner Gene Weygandt. (more...)

Enjoy Some Family Fun with Citadel Theatre at A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICALEnjoy Some Family Fun with Citadel Theatre at A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Citadel Theatre is presenting A Christmas Story: The Musical as the second installment of its 14th Season. Directed by Robert D Estrin this musical is based on the story by Jean Shepherd with book byJoseph Robinette, and words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The show runs November 18 - December 18, 2016 at Citadel's West Campus Theatre at 300 S Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. The Press Opening is Opening Night, Friday November 18, at 8pm. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Finds Its Ralphie at The Media TheatreA CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Finds Its Ralphie at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The hit show 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' is at The Media Theatre November 9 to January 8. It's suitable for all ages and makes a great outing for families during the holiday season.  (more...)

UNCLE PHILLIP'S COAT Stars Gene Weygandt at Greenhouse Theater CenterUNCLE PHILLIP'S COAT Stars Gene Weygandt at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The Chicago Premiere of playwright Matty Selman's "Uncle Philip's Coat" will run at the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave) Nov. 27 - Dec. 31. Directed by Elizabeth Margoliusand starring Gene Weygandt (best known as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in "Wicked" in Chicago and on Broadway), "Uncle Philip's Coat" follows Matty on his humorous and heartfelt journey of personal discovery, sparked by his inheritance of a tattered coat from his eccentric Russian-Jewish immigrant uncle Philip.  (more...)

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