John Travolta News

Date of Birth: February 18, 1954 (62)
Birth Place: Englewood, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Ryan Murphy Casting for George W. Bush, Condoleeza Rice in Upcoming KATRINA DramaRyan Murphy Casting for George W. Bush, Condoleeza Rice in Upcoming KATRINA Drama
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Ryan Murphy discusses Season Two of his hit FX series AMERICAN CRIME STORY, which will focus on the devastating effects of 2005's Hurricane Katrina on New Orlean. (more...)

Stage Experience 2016 Starts Up at the New Alexandra Theatre With GREASEStage Experience 2016 Starts Up at the New Alexandra Theatre With GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?The New Alexandra Theatre is delighted to present its annual Stage Experience production for 2016, Grease The Musical. The show features all of the iconic songs from the universally adored 1978 motion picture that starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton John including; Grease Lightnin', We Go Together, You're The One That I Want and many more.  Dazzling choreography, stunning costume and set pieces will light up the New Alex stage when the musical opens on Wednesday 17th August.  (more...)

New York Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday Today with Special EventsNew York Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday Today with Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Nineteen-time Grammy winner, legendary entertainer and New York City native Tony Bennett celebrates his 90 thbirthday today. The Empire State Building will present a dynamic, choreographed music-to-light show at 8:45 pm to honor Bennett's musical legacy (more...)

Lady Gaga, Billy Joel & More to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th on NBC SpecialLady Gaga, Billy Joel & More to Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th on NBC Special
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

NBC will celebrate the 90th birthday of legendary singer Tony Bennett with an all-new two-hour special titled Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come, set to air on December 20th at 9 pm/ET. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series THE LONG ROAD HOMENational Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series THE LONG ROAD HOME
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

National Geographic Channel executive vice president and head of global scripted programming and development Carolyn Bernstein announced today ahead of its TCA session that the network has picked up the global scripted miniseries THE LONG ROAD HOME, based on the New York Times best-seller from Martha Raddatz. (more...)

RLJ Entertainment Acquires Pierce Brosnan Thriller 'I.T.'RLJ Entertainment Acquires Pierce Brosnan Thriller 'I.T.'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) has acquired all North American rights to the highly anticipated thriller I.T., directed by John Moore (more...)

BWW Review: GREASE Plays it Cool at The Academy PlayhouseBWW Review: GREASE Plays it Cool at The Academy Playhouse
by Kristen Morale - Jul 26, 2016

Right on the heels of A Chorus Line's final performance last weekend, Grease continues a wonderful summer season at the Playhouse by bringing youthful energy and pizazz to a show that is on almost everyone's list of favorite musicals. This production brings together a rather large cast whose energy and eagerness to present what they have all been working so hard on is evident in the characters they play in the midst of all the hullaballoo and teenage angst that Grease already is. (more...)

Netflix Nabs Global Streaming Rights to FX's AMERICAN CRIME STORYNetflix Nabs Global Streaming Rights to FX's AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Netflix and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution today announced their first global SVOD licensing agreement. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY BIG FAT ARENA SPECTACULAR IS SWINGING SINGING SENSATION at Newcastle Entertainment CentreBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY BIG FAT ARENA SPECTACULAR IS SWINGING SINGING SENSATION at Newcastle Entertainment Centre
by Brodie Paparella - Jul 18, 2016

SPOILER: The only thing better than Hairspray isn't Corny Collins, it's Hairspray Big Fat Arena Spectacular! As if this absolutely fantastic show spreading messages of acceptance and self-worth couldn't get any bigger, blonder or more beautiful, Harvest Rain has two-stepped up a notch or 500! Taking Marc Shaiman's Tony award-winning musical, based on John Waters' 1988 film, they've turned it into a large-scale visual delight complete with local young talent to sing and dance those memorable numbers alongside some of Australia's greatest stage talent legendary and emerging. (more...)

Charles Krug Winery to Sponsor Sixth Annual Napa Valley Film FestivalCharles Krug Winery to Sponsor Sixth Annual Napa Valley Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Charles Krug announced today its role as a "Leading Sponsor" of the 2016 Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) to be held November 9th through the 13th. This year's event will showcase Charles Krug's historic winery grounds and legendary wines throughout the five day festival. (more...)

El Poble Espanyol organiza el primer Sing-Along al aire libreEl Poble Espanyol organiza el primer Sing-Along al aire libre
by Felipe Velasco - Jun 22, 2016

La Placa Major se preparara para recibir 1.200 personas y disfrutar de la proyeccion y la interaccion con musicales emblematicos de la historia del cine como Grease, Dirty Dancing, Mamma Mia! y Moulin Rouge. (more...)

The Skivvies, Nicolette Robinson & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekThe Skivvies, Nicolette Robinson & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Nathan Lane in Talks to Join Andrew Garfield & More in National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICANathan Lane in Talks to Join Andrew Garfield & More in National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

National Theatre's upcoming production of ANGELS IN AMERICA is close to enlisting a stage legend for its starry company. (more...)

Midsummer Night Swing Week One Begins 6/21Midsummer Night Swing Week One Begins 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

 Midsummer Night Swing celebrates the dance bands and soloists who fill the dance floor. Happening in a specially designed, open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues) Tuesdays through Saturdays, June 21-July 9, Midsummer Night Swing kicks off with the Catherine Russell Septet. The Grammy Award-winning vocalist will pull from her vast repertoire of swing standards for the opening night concert. (more...)

Charles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in JuneCharles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

EPIX to Present Reimagined Drama Series GET SHORTY in 2017EPIX to Present Reimagined Drama Series GET SHORTY in 2017
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX(R) announced today it will go into production on GET SHORTY from MGM Television. (more...)

EPIX Orders GET SHORTY SeriesEPIX Orders GET SHORTY Series
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today it will go into production on Get Shorty from MGM Television. Created and executive produced by Davey Holmes ('Shameless,' 'In Treatment,' 'Damages'), the one hour drama series is a reimagining of Elmore Leonard's 1990 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. Production on the series is anticipated to begin this fall and air summer 2017. (more...)

Darrell Hammond Coming to Comedy Works Landmark, 6/3-4Darrell Hammond Coming to Comedy Works Landmark, 6/3-4
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?Darrell Hammond holds the title for being the longest running cast member on Saturday Night Live.  The actor and comedian has brought to life a cavalcade of politicians, media figures, celebrities and newsmakers on television through his impressions.  Amongst the great number of people he has mimicked include Bill Clinton, Sean Connery, Regis Philbin, John Travolta, Jay Leno and Donald Trump.  Darrell is known for being one of the most prolific comedians of his time.  (more...)

Siete pronti a farvi travolgere dalla  GREASEMANIA?Siete pronti a farvi travolgere dalla GREASEMANIA?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Oltre 18 anni di successi inarrestabili per lo spettacolo che ha debuttato il 4 marzo 1997 e, da allora, ha dato il via alla musical-mania in Italia. GREASE, il musical dei record prodotto da Compagnia della Rancia con la regia di Saverio Marconi, con piu di 1.600.000 spettatori all'attivo, torna a grande in tour in tutta Italia fino a maggio. (more...)

Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy to Headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK at BB KingsScott Coulter and Jessica Hendy to Headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK at BB Kings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy headline 'The Quentin Tarantino Songbook, Vol. 1: Music from Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown' on Wednesday, May 4 at 8 p.m. at BB Kings Blues Club & Grill. (more...)

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