John Waters News

Date of Birth: April 29, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Male
N'Kenge to Perform with the Baltimore Symphony, 6/2-5N'Kenge to Perform with the Baltimore Symphony, 6/2-5
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

N'Kenge, symphony siren and Broadway Diva (Motown: The MusicalandSondheim on Sondheim), is back with Master Pops conductor Jack Everlyin "HairSpray : In Concert" at the Baltimore Symphony, Thursday-June 2,2016- 8pm at the Strathmore Theatre, Friday-June 3rd,2016-8pm at the Meyeroff Theatre, Saturday June 4th- 3pm and 8pm at the Meyerhoff, and Sunday-June 5th, 2016- 3pm at the Meyerhoff Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS! Star Rita McKenzie Attends Pre-Tony Party with Men of HAMILTONPhoto Flash: RUTHLESS! Star Rita McKenzie Attends Pre-Tony Party with Men of HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The fabulous Rita McKenzie, star of the award-winning musical smashRUTHLESS!,recently attended a pre-Tony bash thrown by theHAMILTON company. Here she is celebrating their whopping 16 nominations with the cast and creative team at the IAC Building. (more...)

Tony DeSare, Bridget Barkan and More to Honor Prince at THE MEETING* at Joe's PubTony DeSare, Bridget Barkan and More to Honor Prince at THE MEETING* at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

THE MEETING* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater to conclude its Spring 2016 season on Sunday, May 22 at 7:00 PM. The May show will honor the beloved late superstar Prince, with music director Tracy Stark leading a four-piece band and special musical guests Tony DeSare, Bridget Barkan, Michael Cavadias, Mark Aaron James and Ali Grieb. (more...)

Jenna Pryor Stars in MCTC's PSYCHO BEACH PARTYJenna Pryor Stars in MCTC's PSYCHO BEACH PARTY
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 17, 2016

Charles Busch's Psycho Beach Party - described by director Bradley Moore as "a campy, over-the-top comedy that blends the beach setting of Gidget with the insanity of a John Waters' movie" - is next up for Music City Theatre Company, playing Darkhorse Theater June 2-12. (more...)

Summerhall Announces Edinburgh Fringe Programme For 2016Summerhall Announces Edinburgh Fringe Programme For 2016
by Natalie O'Donoghue - May 13, 2016

Summerhall, Edinburgh's most daring and respected year-round multi-arts venue, is proud to announce its 2016 Festival Programme. (more...)

THE MEETING* Returning to San Francisco, 5/28THE MEETING* Returning to San Francisco, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) on Saturday, May 28 at 7:00 PM after three packed shows last year. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfullydroll" byThe New York Post and "hilarious andsardonic" byThe Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening "so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight." The New York run of The Meeting* - currently running monthly at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater - has been sold out since the New York Times "Arts & Leisure" piece ran last September. Tickets are $20 and are available at SFOasis.com. (more...)

The Abbey Announces Summer Nights LineupThe Abbey Announces Summer Nights Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

They Abbey's Summer Nights Series Lineup for 2016 brings evenings of theater, movies, music and more. Featuring the newest addition to Michael Wanzie's his Ladies of Eola Heights, double feature movies and sing-a-longs, and the best decades dance parties in Orlando, The Abbey turns up the heat this summer. (more...)

Tickets for HAIRSPRAY: THE BIG FAT ARENA SPECTACULAR On Sale Now!Tickets for HAIRSPRAY: THE BIG FAT ARENA SPECTACULAR On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

HAIRSPRAY - THE BIG FAT ARENA SPECTACULAR looks set to break world records when it bounces into the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on 14 & 15 October 2016. With more than 650 local Adelaide musical theatre 'superstars', this production will blow the roof off the Entertainment Centre. Tickets are on sale from Monday 9 May from www.ticketek.com.au or 132 849. (more...)

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Bernadette Peters Sings Mother's Day Anthem 'Angel Mom' from RUTHLESS!VIDEO FLASHBACK: Bernadette Peters Sings Mother's Day Anthem 'Angel Mom' from RUTHLESS!
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2016

Bernadette Peters performed the ultimate anthem to mothers everywhere, 'Angel Mom' from RUTHLESS!, at the 1996 record-breaking L.A. concert production of the hit musical. Watch the video in honor of Mother's Day now! (more...)

RUTHLESS! Extends Off-Broadway Through the SummerRUTHLESS! Extends Off-Broadway Through the Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of the Off-Broadway smash, RUTHLESS! The Musical, today put a new block of seats on sale through September 10th. (more...)

BWW Review: A Stunning PORGY AND BESS With the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Morgan State University ChoirBWW Review: A Stunning PORGY AND BESS With the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Morgan State University Choir
by Charles Shubow - May 3, 2016

What a thrill it was to hear George Gershwin's opera with the BSO under Maestra Marin Alsop. (more...)

Alan Cumming to Sing 'SAPPY SONGS' at the Castro Theatre in JuneAlan Cumming to Sing 'SAPPY SONGS' at the Castro Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

ProducerDaniel Nardicio- in association withFeinstein's at the Nikko- will present the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performerALAN CUMMINGat San Francisco'sCastro TheatreonThursday, June 30at8 p.m. Cumming's current national concert tour celebrates his acclaimed new album'Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs'fromYellow Sound Label. (more...)

VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Recreates HAIRSPRAY's 'You Can't Stop the Beat'VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Recreates HAIRSPRAY's 'You Can't Stop the Beat'
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Opening the night was celebrity contestant Kim Fields and her partner Sasha Farber who danced a Jive to 'You Can't Stop The Beat' from HAIRSPRAY. (more...)

Photo Flash: The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark Stalks AMERICAN PSYCHOPhoto Flash: The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark Stalks AMERICAN PSYCHO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

In this recent disturbing photo, Tina Denmark (as played by 11-year-old Tori Murray in RUTHLESS!) is seen loitering in front of Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO. From her expression, she appears highly displeased with this new, potential competition for the theatre season's favorite serial killer. (more...)

PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE to Return to MelbournePENNSYLVANIA AVENUE to Return to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Five years after the runaway success of SONGS FOR NOBODIES, Joanna Murray-Smith, Bernadette Robinson and Simon Phillips team up once again with PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE a brilliant one woman musical theatre piece returning to Melbourne on Thursday January 21, 2016 for a limited season at the Playhouse, Arts Centre. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BIRDS are flocking funny at Classical Theatre CompanyBWW Review: THE BIRDS are flocking funny at Classical Theatre Company
by Brett Cullum - Apr 16, 2016

It's charmingly adolescent, and full of cock and pecker jokes which feature prominently in this lark of a piece. Who knew Greek comedy could be so broad and bawdy? (more...)

The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark Stalks Broadway's MATILDAThe RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark Stalks Broadway's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The diabolical eight-year-old Tina Denmark (as played by the phenomenally talented Tori Murray in RUTHLESS!) was recently spotted loitering in front of Broadway's MATILDA. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Nick Cearley and More to Honor Barbra Streisand at THE MEETING This MonthJessica Vosk, Nick Cearley and More to Honor Barbra Streisand at THE MEETING This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

THE MEETING* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, April 17 at 9:30 PM. The April show will honor the iconic entertainer Barbra Streisand with special guests Jessica Vosk, Nick Cearley, Inyang Bassey and Amber Martin, with others to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

truTV Announces April 2016 Programming HighlightstruTV Announces April 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Tuesday, April 5 HACK MY LIFE New Episode Tuesday, April 5, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT Hacks for Work and Play: Brooke and Kevin discover the best and most unconventional (more...)

LENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION Opens in April at Epstein TheatreLENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION Opens in April at Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

A stage production about Beatles legend John Lennon which opened in Australia, has played Off Broadway New York, and wowed audience at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival will open in its spiritual home of Liverpool's next month. (more...)

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