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Date Of Birth:
March 16, 1926 (88)
Birth Place:
Newark, NJ, USA
Gender:
Male
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The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, 11/6-8The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Standards made wildly popular by the great male nightclub singers of the 1950s—Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin and others—electrify the concert hall for the opening of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Pops Season. This high-energy show features award-winning vocalist Michael Andrew, who was praised on Larry King Live, “as one of the great singers of all time.” Andrew headlined the world-famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center for two years as its main singer and bandleader. He was also the band leader and singer for Merv Griffin's “Coconut Club” at The Beverly Hilton before creating his hit musical comedy, “Mickey Swingerhead and The Earthgirls” and the 18-piece Atomic Big Band featured in the film “Poseidon.” Now taking orchestras by storm in cities across America, Andrew joins the Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, to recall the “good old days” when music was swinging, jazzy and always came with a Big Band. (more...)

Tony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGONTony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined the cast of the Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon in the role of Jeffrey Cordova, an egotistical British director. (Roger Rees, previously announced in the role, is no longer available.) The Band Wagon cast stars Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

Sommore, Arnez J, Tony Rock & Gary Owen to Bring TOP SHELF COMEDY TOUR to NJPAC, 1/30Sommore, Arnez J, Tony Rock & Gary Owen to Bring TOP SHELF COMEDY TOUR to NJPAC, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Only tour stop in the metro area! Sommore, Arnez J., Tony Rock and Gary Owens: The Top Shelf Comedy Tour brings some of the greatest veteran comedians in the business together on one stage on Friday, January 30th 2015. Whether you like your comedy neat or on the rocks, this tour promises a night of non-stop, gut-busting laughter. (more...)

Scoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGONScoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

This just in! Previously announced Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be joined by Tony Award winner Roger Rees, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse, and Don Stephenson in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

BWW Reviews: An Evening With Jerry LewisBWW Reviews: An Evening With Jerry Lewis
by Ellen Sterling - Oct 6, 2014

Jerry Lewis performed at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts Wednesday night and - for all good reasons - if you were there you'll never forget it. (more...)

Photo Coverage: LES GIRLS Plays The Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: LES GIRLS Plays The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 30, 2014

The Friars were a mens only club until 1988. Last night some great women Friars entertained their fellow members in the newly named Jerry Lewis Monastery. (more...)

Photo Flash: Penn & Teller, JERSEY BOYS, Cirque du Soleil, Clint Holmes and More Highlight Nevada's 150th Birthday CelebrationPhoto Flash: Penn & Teller, JERSEY BOYS, Cirque du Soleil, Clint Holmes and More Highlight Nevada's 150th Birthday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

In an extraordinary show of Nevada pride and camaraderie, the artists, entertainers and celebrities who call the Silver State home came together last night at The Smith Center to celebrate the Nevada Sesquicentennial with a star-studded concert before a sold-out crowd, which included Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki and other dignitaries. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway In The Hood Brings Down the House at the Nevada Sesquicentennial CelebrationPhoto Flash: Broadway In The Hood Brings Down the House at the Nevada Sesquicentennial Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Broadway In The Hood brought down the house during the Nevada Sesquicentennial Celebration at The Smith Center on Monday night, September 22 in Las Vegas. With performances by Jerry Lewis, Susan Anton, Human Nature, Cirque Du Soleil, Clint Holmes, the cast of Jersey Boys, and even 'Mr. Las Vegas' Wayne Newton himself, could not outshine their performance of 'Brand New Day' from the hit Broadway Musical 'The Wiz'. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Five Celebrity Chefs Immortalized On Limited Edition Forever StampsFive Celebrity Chefs Immortalized On Limited Edition Forever Stamps
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The Postal Service is cooking up a feast of 20 million Limited Edition Celebrity Chefs Forever stamps today. The sugar-free, fat-free, zero-calorie stamps will be on the menu of the nation's Post Offices beginning today. (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly BergenSpecial Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

Broadway Vet Polly Bergen Dies at 84Broadway Vet Polly Bergen Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. (more...)

JERRY LEWIS LIVE Tour Dates Announced!JERRY LEWIS LIVE Tour Dates Announced!
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The JERRY LEWIS LIVE tour has announced the dates for upcoming shows. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of DAMN YANKEES at the Landor TheatreExclusive Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of DAMN YANKEES at the Landor Theatre
by Roy Tan - Sep 18, 2014

Jonathan D Ellis (Les Miserables, Blood Brothers) will star in the Landor Theatre's revival of Adler and Ross' Damn Yankees as the Mephistophelean Applegate, the role popularised by Jerry Lewis in the 1990s Broadway and West End productions. He will be joined by Poppy Tierney (The Witches of Eastwick, Watermill Theatre, and Batman Live UK Tour) as Lola - 'the best homewrecker on the devil's staff', Alex Lodge (Saturday Night Fever UK Tour) as Joe Hardy - a crack baseball player who isn't all he seems, and Tony Stansfield as Van Buren, the role he first played in the 1990s West End run. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Jonathan D Ellis to Star in DAMN YANKEES at the Landor Theatre This FallJonathan D Ellis to Star in DAMN YANKEES at the Landor Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Jonathan D Ellis (Les Miserables, Blood Brothers) will star in the Landor Theatre's revival of Adler and Ross' Damn Yankees as the Mephistophelean Applegate, the role popularised by Jerry Lewis in the 1990s Broadway and West End productions. (more...)

Jerry Lewis Coming to Aurora's Paramount, 10/26Jerry Lewis Coming to Aurora's Paramount, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Jerry Lewis is one of the most recognized personalities on the planet. He's an Academy Award winner, Hollywood/Las Vegas icon, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and international treasure. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis MonesteryPhoto Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis Monestery
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2014

I don't think that there has ever been a person that has been in the Friars club who has not shared a laugh or left the Monastery not smiling. That in itself is a huge accomplishment, but the Friars do so much more than entertain themselves and enjoy their camaraderie. The Friars Club's Sunshine Committee (Tom DeBow chairman) is to the Friars Club what Ronald McDonald House is to McDonald's-they bring a ray of sunshine to those who need it most! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

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VIDEO: Jerry Lewis Talks 50th Anniversary of 'Nutty Professor' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Jerry Lewis Talks 50th Anniversary of 'Nutty Professor' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy talked to legendary comedian Jerry Lewis about the 50th anniversary of The Nutty Professor, and Lewis has fun passing naughty notes to Jimmy. (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28Alan 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...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - September 16-19, 2014Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - September 16-19, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC on September 16-19, 2014! (more...)

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