Jerry Lewis News

Date of Birth: March 16, 1926 (91)
Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Article: Nicolas King and Mike Renzi Pair Up to Tell a Familiar Story with New Album ON ANOTHER NOTEBWW Article: Nicolas King and Mike Renzi Pair Up to Tell a Familiar Story with New Album ON ANOTHER NOTE
by Gianluca Russo - Mar 27, 2017

When Liza Minnelli tells showbiz, "Look out… here comes Nicolas King," you know this performer is the real deal. Having toured with Minnelli and appeared in three Broadway shows by the time he was a teenager, King is no stranger to showmanship and storytelling. Now, he has partnered with legendary jazz pianist and music director Mike Renzi to release his new album, ON ANOTHER NOTE, a collection of rich jazz standards that follow the plot of a love story. (more...)

Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join ForcesOff-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have joined forces, now to be known as the 'new' NewYorkRep. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Markus Potter and Executive Director Gayle Damiano Waxenberg, NewYorkRep produces new plays and musicals that inspire and compel social change by telling stories that expose the travesty and beauty of our humanity. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at CaramoorMelissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The American Songbook opens up on Caramoor's Music Room stage for its annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico. (more...)

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Bringing Ted L. Nancy's LETTERS FROM A NUT to the Geffen PlayhouseJerry Seinfeld Bringing Ted L. Nancy's LETTERS FROM A NUT to the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Letters from a Nut by Ted L. Nancy, a brand-new show based on the bestselling book series of prank letters and their responses from Ted L. Nancy (aka Barry Marder), will debut in June at the Geffen Playhouse as part of the theater's Spotlight Entertainment Series. The show is produced by Jerry Seinfeld, and written by Nancy, who will star alongside Beth Kennedy and Sam Kwasman. Pierre Balloon will direct. (more...)

BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL'S Jacob Young Debuts Country Concert This Weekend At The TropicanaBOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL'S Jacob Young Debuts Country Concert This Weekend At The Tropicana
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

March madness is in full swing in Las Vegas.  This weekend, country western music and soap opera fans also have a reason to cheer.  Emmy-winning television star Jacob Young opens in concert at The Tropicana in the Laugh Factory Theatre on Sunday March 26 with a special 5:00 PM performance and Monday March 27 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

BWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Mar 20, 2017

What would have happened if Jay Leno were still hosting 'The Tonight Show' today? (more...)

Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Last Laugh is a documentary based on the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents famous duets and solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, including "Love is Here to Stay," "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, April 21-23 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Vocalist Marva Hicks and trumpeter Byron Stripling bring Armstrong and Fitzgerald's legendary partnership to life; Lee Musiker conducts. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents Engelbert Humperdinck Next MonthBergen Performing Arts Center Presents Engelbert Humperdinck Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Engelbert Humperdinck-Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

The Ten Tenors Celebrate 20th Anniversary World Tour with THE POWER OF TEN at The McCallum TheatreThe Ten Tenors Celebrate 20th Anniversary World Tour with THE POWER OF TEN at The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

The most popular group in the history of the McCallum Theatre (21 sold-out shows and counting!), The TEN Tenors return with "The Power of TEN" celebrating the group's 20th Anniversary World Tour. For eight performances from Tuesday, February 28, through Sunday, March 5, "The Power of TEN" will showcase the exhilarating and unique sound for which The TEN Tenors are world-renowned. In this spectacular new show, The TEN Tenors take on the most dynamic songs in the world, soaring through classical arias and giving rock anthems the special "tenorial" treatment. This electrifying night of world-class entertainment truly shows that "the Vocal Wonders from Down Under" can sing anything, with beloved classics by Puccini, Rossini and Verdi and artists as eclectic as Taylor Swift, David Bowie, One Direction, Dolly Parton and Mariah Carey. Lifelong fans will be especially thrilled to hear the sheer power of The TEN Tenors' signature version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." (more...)

Goran Bregovic & His Wedding And Funeral Band Return To Carnegie Hall, 3/8Goran Bregovic & His Wedding And Funeral Band Return To Carnegie Hall, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8 at 8 p.m., in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall presents iconic Balkan composer and musician Goran Bregovi? & His Wedding and Funeral Band. (more...)

DANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George TheatreDANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

St. George Theatre is pleased to announce the guest appearance of Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren to the cast of Dance to the Movies along with Dancing With The Stars celebrity pros Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, and more on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00PM. (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity ImagesRed Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Deana Martin Celebrates Dean Martin's 100th at Legend Radio Concert GalaPhoto Coverage: Deana Martin Celebrates Dean Martin's 100th at Legend Radio Concert Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 8, 2017

This is what it must have been like in the golden years of Las Vegas.  The darkened room, an off-stage announcement 'Ladies and Gentleman, The Sands Hotel is proud to present'... then starts the glorious harmonic blaring arrangements of a Count Basie sounding orchestra blasting the intro..next…..casually strolling out, one of the coolest looking singers ever, drink in hand, turns to his musical director and asks 'How long have I been on'?  Deana Martin brought you back to those years when her dad and 'Uncle Frank' had the world on a string at Dick Robinson's Legend Radio's Gala Concert in Palm Beach Florida.  It was a a spectacular concert show of 'Deana Sings Dino' celebrating her father's 100th birthday. The proud daughter brought along her 18-piece orchestra to let the fans hear what it sounded like back in the day.  It's in the genes, and Deana Martin with an effervescent personality and brilliant command of a stage, vocally reminds you of all the music that still thrills millions. You even got to see some touching family home movies and legendary performance clips of Dean & Jerry.  Legend Radio's event also celebrated it's 3rd birthday event and Dick Robinson is not just preserving the Great American Songbook, he's creating a whole new chapter. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and EmceeCABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

BWW Review: BOEING BOEING Soars at Highwood TheaterBWW Review: BOEING BOEING Soars at Highwood Theater
by Keith Tittermary - Jan 31, 2017

Highwood Theater in Silver Spring has been providing education in a 'community-produced' environment for more than 10 years, but recently has moved into producing professional theater in their new black box theater. I applaud the work that founder and Executive Director Kevin Kearney has been doing and the organization he has created. (more...)

Martin Lewis Tribute Show Headed to Coral Springs Center for the ArtsMartin Lewis Tribute Show Headed to Coral Springs Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, hearts and flowers - Martin and Lewis - some things just naturally go together! (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This WinterLife Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

'PAJAMA GAME' Orchestrator & Arranger Buddy Bregman Dies at 86'PAJAMA GAME' Orchestrator & Arranger Buddy Bregman Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Composer, musical director, arranger and orchestrator Buddy Bregman has passed away at the age of 86. (more...)

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