John Hamm News

Production Begins on New Comedy TAG, Starrring Ed Helms, John Hamm & MoreProduction Begins on New Comedy TAG, Starrring Ed Helms, John Hamm & More
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Production begins this week on location in Atlanta for the new comedy TAG, directed by Jeff Tomsic (Comedy Central's “Broad City”) for New Line Cinema. (more...)

Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Return with SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME at West Bank CafeDaisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Return with SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME at West Bank Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame makes its NYC debut after a wildly successful run in Los Angeles! A comedy show with music, prizes, sketches, and lots of shame. Do you like pop music? Do you like brunch? Did you have a little too much fun last night? Do you like to laugh? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then you won't want to miss Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame. Fresh from their night out the night before, Tony winner, Daisy Eagan and future Tony winner, Jordan Kai Burnett will impart tips and tricks to surviving the dark days ahead. (Legal note: Daisy and Jordan are not liable for any of the 'wisdom' imparted should such 'wisdom' lead to unwise decisions on the part of any audience member.). Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame is the perfect antidote to a night of bad decisions. This show is not suitable for children under the age of 16, unless that's just what kind of parent you are in which case you do you. Guests who come wearing clothes from the night before get a special door prize. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH at Rubicon Theatre CompanyBWW Review: THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Feb 24, 2017

It's been 80 years since Bessie Smith, the celebrated Empress of the Blues, died a lonely death, after an auto accident on a desolate Mississippi road. Contrary to legend, Smith did not bleed to death after being refused admission to a white Southern hospital. That story was related to Down Beat magazine by Columbia Records impresario John Hammond, who later apologized, saying that it was all based on hearsay. But her injuries were severe enough so that when she was taken to the nearest hospital (which happened to be one that accepted blacks), that she was beyond saving, and died at the young age of 43. (more...)

Pacific Symphony SUMMERFEST Makes Grand Debut at OC Fair's Pacific AmphitheatrePacific Symphony SUMMERFEST Makes Grand Debut at OC Fair's Pacific Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

An exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at the OC Fair & Event Center (located in the heart of Costa Mesa), where the Symphony will be in residence during the 2017 summer season! (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFESTPacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

An exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at the OC Fair & Event Center (located in the heart of Costa Mesa), where the Symphony will be in residence during the 2017 summer season! (more...)

DAISY AND JORDAN'S SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME Starring Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Makes NYC DebutDAISY AND JORDAN'S SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME Starring Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Makes NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame makes its NYC debut after a wildly successful run in Los Angeles! A comedy show with music, prizes, sketches, and lots of shame. (more...)

FUN HOME's Joel Perez to Lead Workshop of Ned Massey's New Musical THE BATTLESFUN HOME's Joel Perez to Lead Workshop of Ned Massey's New Musical THE BATTLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Battles Musical, LLC will present the world premiere of Ned Massey's (Four Messages) Battles in a workshop production, January 27 - February 4 at Gym at Judson (243 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012). (more...)

The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the BoundariesThe Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Every time they take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house, and every time they teach us all something new about the blues. Now in its 26th year, the Blues Harmonica Blowout will push out the esthetic to new realms, putting Corky Siegel (Chamber Blues), Howard Levy (founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones), Duke Robillard (Roomful of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds) Son of Dave (Crash Test Dummies) and Jason Ricci on the same stage at the same time, all joining the show's founder Mark Hummel (Winner of two Blues Music Awards in 2014) and the stellar Blues Survivors. (more...)

FUN HOME's Joel Perez to Lead Workshop of Ned Massey's New Musical THE BATTLESFUN HOME's Joel Perez to Lead Workshop of Ned Massey's New Musical THE BATTLES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Battles Musical, LLC will present the world premiere of Ned Massey's (Four Messages) Battles in a workshop production, January 27 - February 4 at Gym at Judson (243 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012). (more...)

James Bolden, Quinn Sullivan and ZZ Ward Sign on for ICON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF B.B. KINGJames Bolden, Quinn Sullivan and ZZ Ward Sign on for ICON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF B.B. KING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

B.B. King, 15-time GRAMMY winner will be honored at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sept. 1. (more...)

James Bolden, Quinn Sullivan and ZZ Ward Sign on for ICON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF B.B. KINGJames Bolden, Quinn Sullivan and ZZ Ward Sign on for ICON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF B.B. KING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

B.B. King, 15-time GRAMMY winner will be honored at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sept. 1. (more...)

Guy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi Brings the Blues to Centenary Stage TonightGuy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi Brings the Blues to Centenary Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center tonight, February 6, at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi. (more...)

Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi to Play Lackland Center, 2/6Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi to Play Lackland Center, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center on Saturday February 6 at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi. 'Davis' folksy and humble stage presence, combined with his humorous monologues, made one feel that this was not a concert, but rather, an impromptu performance on a front porch down in some southern swamp. Indeed, at times Davis had the audience singing, clapping and stomping their feet.' (Daily Herald Tribune, Grand Prairie, Alberta) (more...)

Artists Rep Sets 2016-17 SeasonArtists Rep Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre announces a stylistically diverse season of seven imaginative and entertaining plays that grapple with family and the pursuit of happiness. The season features one World Premiere commissioned by Artists Rep's new play development program Table|Room|Stage, along with five Northwest Premieres (including a musical) by some of the best emerging contemporary playwrights in the country, and one re-imagined classic featuring an all-female cast. The 2016/17 selections emphasize the aesthetic and scope of work Artists Rep has been committed to producing for almost 35 years as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre. (more...)

Guy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi to Bring the Blues to Centenary StageGuy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi to Bring the Blues to Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center on Saturday February 6 at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi.  (more...)

Minnesota-Based Health Technology Companies Join Forces To Help Hospitals Address CMS' Sepsis Guidelines Minnesota-Based Health Technology Companies Join Forces To Help Hospitals Address CMS' Sepsis Guidelines
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

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HOT TUNA to Celebrate Jorma's 75th Birthday at the Beacon Theatre, 11/20-21HOT TUNA to Celebrate Jorma's 75th Birthday at the Beacon Theatre, 11/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The legendary Hot Tuna's not-to-be-missed annual Beacon Theatre musical bash celebrating Jorma Kaukonen's 75th birthday will emphasize Jorma's music over the years. Hot Tuna will deliver two nights of music filled with unfiltered innovation plus numerous musicians and friends to commemorate the occasion. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Joins Cast of Two Upcoming Dramas BABY DRIVER & BILLIONAIRES CLUBKevin Spacey Joins Cast of Two Upcoming Dramas BABY DRIVER & BILLIONAIRES CLUB
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Deadline reports exclusively that Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey is in final talks to join the upcoming drama BABY DRIVER, starring Ansel Elgort, John Hamm, Jamie Foxx and Lily James. (more...)

HOT TUNA to Celebrate Jorma's 75th Birthday at the Beacon Theatre, 11/20-21HOT TUNA to Celebrate Jorma's 75th Birthday at the Beacon Theatre, 11/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

The legendary Hot Tuna's not-to-be-missed annual Beacon Theatre musical bash celebrating Jorma Kaukonen's 75th birthday will emphasize Jorma's music over the years. Hot Tuna will deliver two nights of music filled with unfiltered innovation plus numerous musicians and friends to commemorate the occasion. (more...)

Daisy Eagan & Jordan Kai Burnett to Bring REJECTED BOND GIRLS to Feinstein's/54 BelowDaisy Eagan & Jordan Kai Burnett to Bring REJECTED BOND GIRLS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below presents Daisy and Jordan: Rejected Bond Girls. From Midtown Manhattan with love, for your eyes only, Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan and her comedy partner Jordan Kai Burnett bring their love of James Bond to Feinstein's/54 Below on November 15th, because nobody does it better. (more...)

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