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Lisa Lampanelli Brings All-New Comedy Show to Warner TheatreLisa Lampanelli Brings All-New Comedy Show to Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Comedy's very own Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, is bringing her all-new live stand-up comedy show to the Warner Theatre's Main Stage on Saturday, March 25 at 8:00 pm.  (more...)

Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

Showtime to Present World Premiere of New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE at SXSWShowtime to Present World Premiere of New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE at SXSW
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

SHOWTIME will present the world premiere of its highly anticipated new one-hour drama series I'M DYING UP HERE at the South by Southwest® (SXSW) Film Festival on Wednesday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas (more...)

Alec-Baldwin-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Delivers Show's Most-Watched Telecast in 6 YearsAlec-Baldwin-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Delivers Show's Most-Watched Telecast in 6 Years
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Feb. 11 edition, hosted by Alec Baldwin and featuring musical guest Ed Sheeran, averaged a 3.10 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.843 million viewers in “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research (more...)

The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOOThe Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Deaf West Theatre (DWT), the performing arts organizations behind the Tony Award-nominated and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, reunite to bring multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo to life in an innovative and new production. Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo begins previews on March 7 and will open in the Lovelace Studio Theater at The Wallis on Friday, March 10. It will run through March 26. This production is made possible by the generous support of Meeghan and Michael Nemeroff. (more...)

SNL Ranks #1 Show of the Week, Highest Ratings Since January 2011SNL Ranks #1 Show of the Week, Highest Ratings Since January 2011
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

“Saturday Night Live” has scored the show's highest metered-market household rating since January 2011. The Feb. 11 telecast, with host Alec Baldwin and musical guest Ed Sheeran, scored a 7.2 rating, 18 share in “live plus same day” household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 3.6/18 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Danny GaviganBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Danny Gavigan
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 9, 2017

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Rubin Museum Announces March Talks, Music, Films, Meditation and MoreRubin Museum Announces March Talks, Music, Films, Meditation and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Rubin Museum has announced its March programs. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Steffan Lloyd-Evans On THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERYBWW Interview: Actor Steffan Lloyd-Evans On THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY
by Marianka Swain - Feb 7, 2017

Steffan Lloyd-Evans's work includes Into The Woods at Menier Chocolate Factory, The 306: Dawn at the National Theatre of Scotland, Beyond the Fence at the Arts Theatre, and the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He's currently starring in Mischief Theatre's latest West End hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

St. Paul & the Broken Bones to Perform at Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing PartySt. Paul & the Broken Bones to Perform at Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today that St. Paul & the Broken Bones will perform at this year's Academy Awards Viewing Party to be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017 (more...)

THE GLITTER & DOOM SALON with Jennifer Kingwell Comes to AdelaideTHE GLITTER & DOOM SALON with Jennifer Kingwell Comes to Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Glitter & Doom Salon - the show that Edinborough audiences called 'The hot, slightly androgynous, dark and intensely alluring new kid on the block when it comes to cabaret' - touches down its smoky wings at the Adelaide Fringe Festival on the stage of Gluttony's premiere feature AFF venue, the Spiegel Zelt, Friday 17 - Sunday 19 February. One of the oldest speigeltents in the world, it is the perfect backdrop of mirrors, oak, stained glass and velvet to envelop audiences in a dark and enticing world of enigmatic performances. (more...)

Denis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed MusicalsDenis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams - three led by prominent women directors - to helm the diverse productions planned this season: a tap-happy musical comedy, a beloved classic, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre, two bold new musicals, and a holiday show for all ages. (more...)

Showtime Announces Premiere Dates for New Series GUERRILLA and I'M DYING UP HEREShowtime Announces Premiere Dates for New Series GUERRILLA and I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced the airdates for its two highly-anticipated new series GUERRILLA and I'M DYING UP HERE. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli and Artie Lange to Bring Laughs to Valley Forge Music FairLisa Lampanelli and Artie Lange to Bring Laughs to Valley Forge Music Fair
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) laughs its way into the new year with performances from two comedy giants during Valley Forge Music Fair. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Star of Stage & Screen Angela Lansbury Joins Cast of Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSStar of Stage & Screen Angela Lansbury Joins Cast of Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Dick Van Dyke revealed to THR that star of stage and screen Angela Lansbury will also make an appearance in the film. (more...)

'Loveable Queen of Mean' Lisa Lampanelli to Make Treasure Island Debut This Winter'Loveable Queen of Mean' Lisa Lampanelli to Make Treasure Island Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Insult comic Lisa Lampanelli will perform at the Treasure Island Theater Friday, February 10 at 9 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: National Theatre's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Brings Christmas Cheer to Whoville and DCBWW Review: National Theatre's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Brings Christmas Cheer to Whoville and DC
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 15, 2016

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! is at the National through the holidays. Families looking for the perfect holiday activity during the next few weeks would be hard pressed to find a better seasonal offering. (more...)

BWW Review: A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS Lythgoe Family Panto Scores BigBWW Review: A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS Lythgoe Family Panto Scores Big
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2016

For the last few years the uber talented Lythgoe family have been entertaining us at Christmastime, at the Pasadena Playhouse with a British style panto. A panto is an interactive entertainment that starts with a very contemporary retelling of a fairy tale such as Snow White, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, or in this case Cinderella  and turns it into a fun imaginative show with music that will appeal to both children and their parents. There's usually an actor or two in drag, and a villain ... and audience are encouraged to root for the heroes and HISS loudly at the villains. It's all in amusement, of course, and this year's A Cinderella Christmas is all good fun with a superb cast, some fine pop singing and fast-paced dancing... and, first and foremost, a funfilled script by Kris Lythgoe. To pull the younger audience into the proceedings, crowns and magic wands are on sale. The kids wave their wands on high to encourage the union of Prince Charming (Kenton Duty) and Cinders, short for Cinderella (Lauren Taylor). The delightful family show plays at the Pasadena Playhouse throughout the holiday season until January 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse and Lythgoe Family Panto's SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHTPhoto Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse and Lythgoe Family Panto's SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto are thrilled to announce a very special holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff ("Dolphin Tale" Films), Joely Fisher (Broadway: Cabaret, "Desperate Housewives"), Barry Pearl ("Grease"), The Book of Mormon's Benjamin Schrader, Jeff Sumner (Genie in Disney's Aladdin-A Musical Spectacular), "American Idol" finalist Vonzell Solomon and Conor Guzman (Pasadena Playhouse; The Fantasticks) starring in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, book by Kris Lythgoe, choreography by Spencer Liff, musical supervisor Michael Orland, musical direction by Michael Sobie and directed by Linda Goodrich. "Last year's holiday confection returns with an all-new Lythgoe Family Panto event on our stage!" comments Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham. Remarks Becky Lythgoe, "We are delighted to be back at the Playhouse with our second show and with this extraordinary cast for a truly magical holiday show!" SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT will begin performances on Wednesday, December 7; will open on Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm and will run through Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.  (more...)

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