Judy Holliday News

BWW Review: OMG You Guys, LEGALLY BLONDE Is Playing at Ephrata Pertorming Arts Center!
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 29, 2014

OMG, like, Elle Woods is back, and she's turning Ephrata pink! (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Now Available In Blu-ray Edition
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

A new Blu-ray edition of the popular stage-to-screen adaptation of Garson Kanin's celebrated comedy BORN YESTERDAY is now available to order. (more...)

NJ Rep Presents LUCKY ME by Robert Caisley, 7/31-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Mary Rodgers
by Walter McBride - Jun 27, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Mary Rodgers Guettel died at her home in Manhattan yesterday morning after a long illness, according to her son Alec Guettel. She was 83 years old. We remember the Broadway legend below. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Mary Rodgers Guettel Retrospective - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, FREAKY FRIDAY, Sondheim Collaborations, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 27, 2014

Today we are saluting a versatile and unique figure in theatre history who grew up as the daughter of one of the most important composers in musical theatre and contributed recognizable and fondly remembered works of her own, as well - Mary Rodgers Guettel. (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Little Education from James Rocco on BROADWAY SONGBOOK: COMDEN & GREEN
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 13, 2014

James Rocco's BROADWAY SONGBOOK series at The Ordway Center for Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minn., is a treasure for anyone who has an iPod full of showtunes (me: guilty!) and should earn continuing education credits for audience members who gain a wealth of knowledge in theatre history over the course of the show. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hal Linden Plays Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 21, 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 - now though May 24th. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you coverage from last night's show! (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, SMART BLONDE & More Set for City Theatre's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

City Theatre announces the six-play lineup for its 40th anniversary season, including a wistful Broadway comedy; a music-filled portrait of actress Judy Holliday; a poignant exploration of a Harlem community; a wild 'have and have-nots' comedy set in Martha's Vineyard; an irreverent comic-drama about family, art, and inspiration; and an adventure- and song-filled romp through Edinburgh. (more...)

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...)

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