Judy Holliday News

DEATHBED, SHORT PLAY LAB SERIES and THE GREENE TOUCH Open This Week in NYC, 4/23-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Three new productions will open this week at three Off-Off-Broadway locations in New York City: Ripple Effects Artists' Deathbed, John Chatterton's Short Play Lab Series, and New York Conservatory's The Greene Touch. Check out all the details below! (more...)

Tony Winner Hal Linden Coming to Cafe Carlyle, 5/20-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Tony award-winning actor/performer Hal Linden returns to the New York stage for six performances with his "Hal Linden Live in Concert" cabaret style, big-band classics inspired live show at Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle - 35 East 76th Street, NY, NY 10075 - from May 20th though May 24th. (more...)

New York Conservatory Pays Tribute to Broadway Journeyman, Herbert Greene, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Monday night, April 28, New York Conservatory presents a rare treat. We're used to concerts and benefits on the household names of musical theatre - especially the Golden Age - but here's one dedicated to one of the Great White Way's unsung heroes - Herbert Greene. A shrewd producer, natural conductor and orchestrator, and gifted composer, Greene was behind some of Broadway's classic productions. He worked side-by-side with Meredith Willson on the legendary The Music Man and with Frank Loesser onMost Happy Fella; built the enthralling orchestrations behind Sondheim's Anyone Can Whistle, a musical ahead of its time, even influencing the addition of a song which was a veiled 'Love Note" to Lee Remick; and even trained Broadway luminaries likeamong them were Rex Harrison, Rosalind Russell, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Cook, Robert Preston, Don Ameche, and Judy Holliday. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/12- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2014

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss. (more...)

New York Conservatory Pays Tribute to Broadway Journeyman Herbert Greene, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

The Broadway universe has a multitude of stars deserving of praise, New York Conservatory picks a bright and prolific one - singer, actor, conductor, arranger, producer, and even voice doctor - Herbert Greene. A true unsung hero of the American Musical Theatre. (more...)

City Theatre Announces HOLLIDAY WTH MULLIGAN, MIDSUMMER, and MR. JOY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

City Theatre announces the first three titles of its 40th anniversary season-all compelling new works by returning playwrights: Holliday with Mulligan, a music-filled portrait of actress Judy Holliday by Willy Holtzman, Midsummer, an adventure-filled romp by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre, and Mr. Joy, a poignant exploration of a Harlem community by Daniel Beaty. (more...)

Pacific Resident Theatre to Open HENRY V on 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

HENRY V - An upstart king inspires a nation, leading an army of ragtag misfits to fight an invincible army five times its size. Directed and adapted by Guillermo Cienfuegos. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present Premiere of New Comedy, ADMIT ONE January 16 - February 16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the world premiere of 'Admit One', a new comedy by Wendy Yondorf playing January 16 through February 16, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present ADMIT ONE, 1/16-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present the world premiere of 'Admit One', a new comedy by Wendy Yondorf playing January 16 through February 16, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Launches Guthrie's 2013-14 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Guthrie Theater presents 12 mainstage shows in its 2013-2014 season. The theater's 51st season includes first-time Guthrie Productions of playwrights Beth Henley and Nina Raine, classics on the Wurtele Thrust Stage directed by Dowling and Marion McClinton, WorldStage Series presentations of returning companies Kneehigh Theatre and Out of Joint, as well as a summertime slate of a beloved musical and a Christopher Durang comedy that is currently a Broadway hit. (more...)

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE, Estonian National Ballet and More Set for Napa Valley Opera House, June 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

The Napa Valley Opera House yesterday announced the following schedule of performances taking place throughout the month of June. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Marion McClinton Directing OTHELLO and More Set for Guthrie's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced 12 mainstage productions of the theater's 2013-2014 season. The theater's 51st season includes first-time Guthrie productions of playwrights Beth Henley and Nina Raine, classics on the Wurtele Thrust Stage directed by Dowling and Marion McClinton, WorldStage Series presentations of returning companies Kneehigh Theatre and Out of Joint, as well as a summertime slate of a beloved musical and a Christopher Durang comedy that is currently a Broadway hit. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/12- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2013

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Salutes Comden and Green: It's a Perfect Relationship
by Don Grigware - Apr 08, 2013

On Sunday April 7 Kritzerland presented its monthly tribute to great composers, this time around in honor ofthe incomparable lyricists Betty Comden and Adolph Green, entitled Just in Time: The Songs of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Closes Moonlight Stage Productions' Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

BORN YESTERDAY, the classic comedy with political punch, closes Moonlight Stage Productions' 2013 AVO Playhouse Winter Season with performances March 21 - April 7. Tickets are priced from $22-$30 and are on sale now through the VisTix box office by calling (760) 724-2110 or visiting moonlightstage.com. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre to Present BORN YESTERDAY, 1/18-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 02, 2013

Big Noise Theatre Company will present Garson Kanin's Born Yesterday as their 2nd production of the company's 2012-13 season. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre from January 18-February 3th, 2013. Catherine Davis returns to direct for the company, with Peter Rasey serving as producer. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Stages BORN YESTERDAY, Now thru 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Big Noise Theatre Company will present Garson Kanin's Born Yesterday as their 2nd production of the company's 2012-13 season. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre from tonight, January 18-February 3th, 2013. Catherine Davis returns to direct for the company, with Peter Rasey serving as producer. (more...)

2013 Next Stage Theatre Festival Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2013

Now in its 6th year, The Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF) is Toronto's premiere winter theatre event featuring work by veteran Canadian theatre artists and the hottest emerging talent in our city. Produced by The Toronto Fringe, the 12 day festival showcases a thrilling variety of theatre from drama to comedy, and musical theatre to a multimedia "live-film" production. The line-up includes 10 productions whose actors, directors and playwrights have been recognized by many prestigious awards including a total of 11 Dora Award Nominations, Canadian Comedy Awards, a Governor General's Award for Drama, and many more. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre to Present BORN YESTERDAY, 1/18-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company will present Garson Kanin's Born Yesterday as their 2nd production of the company's 2012-13 season. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre from January 18-February 3th, 2013. Catherine Davis returns to direct for the company, with Peter Rasey serving as producer. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Presents BORN YESTERDAY, 1/18-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company will present Garson Kanin's Born Yesterday as their 2nd production of the company's 2012-13 season. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre from January 13-February 5th, 2012. Catherine Davis returns to direct for the company, with Peter Rasey serving as producer. (more...)

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