Judy Holliday News

Film Forum to Celebrate Betty Comden Centennial Birthday with IT'S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER ScreeningFilm Forum to Celebrate Betty Comden Centennial Birthday with IT'S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER Screening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen's IT'S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER (1955), starring Kelly, with music by Andre Previn and screenplay and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, will have a special screening at 8:15 pm at Film Forum on May 3, the 100th anniversary of Betty Comden's birth. The screening will be introduced by Green's daughter, actress, singer, and Tony-nominated lyricist/songwriter Amanda Green. (more...)

Tony Winning Actress Sheila Bond Passes Away, Age 90Tony Winning Actress Sheila Bond Passes Away, Age 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Sheila Bond passed away on March 25. She was 90 years old. Bond was best known for her Tony Winning performance in WISH YOU WERE HERE in 1953. She also appeared in DAMN YANKEES, MAKE MINE MANHATTAN, and STREET SCENE. (more...)

BWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Repertory TheatreBWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 16, 2017

In its 58th season, the enchanting Asolo Repertory Theatre hit the ball out of the park with its staging of Born Yesterday. Many will remember the 1950 film version staring Broderick Crawford as Harry Brock, the controlling, corrupt business tycoon, playing sugar daddy to love interest Billie Dawn, portrayed by Judy Holliday. Miss Holliday was honored with an Academy Award for Best Actress, reprising her role from the 1946 Broadway production by Garson Kanin. (more...)

BWW Review: A Standing Ovation for GUYS AND DOLLS at River Ridge High SchoolBWW Review: A Standing Ovation for GUYS AND DOLLS at River Ridge High School
by Peter Nason - Feb 13, 2017

Beautifully directed and full of life, this high school production of the iconic musical left audiences humming as they exited the theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at Ocean State Theatre Company is Scary/FunnyBWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at Ocean State Theatre Company is Scary/Funny
by Larry O'Brien - Jan 28, 2017

On opening night, Garson Kanin's BORN YESTERDAY had 'em rolling in the aisles at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) in Warwick. Actually, the first act had 'em rolling in the aisles; the second act had 'em marching in the streets. (more...)

Christina DeCicco to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Rep Next MonthChristina DeCicco to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Rep Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Asolo Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-17 season and the fifth and final year of its American Character Project with Academy Award-winner Garson Kanin's irresistible girl-meets-world comedy BORN YESTERDAY. (more...)

'Fake News' Will Take the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Off-Broadway'Fake News' Will Take the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Playlinda Productions presents the World Premiere of Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC. Charles Maryan will direct.  (more...)

Garson Kanin's Screwball Romance Play Comes to MelbourneGarson Kanin's Screwball Romance Play Comes to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company's 2017 Season opens in 1940s style with Garson Kanin's Broadway classic Born Yesterday a screwball romance that has plenty to say about the dark side of politics and the power of knowledge.  (more...)

Verve Celebrates Christmas with Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The InstrumentalsVerve Celebrates Christmas with Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The Instrumentals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

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NJ Rep to Present IAGO by James McLure This FallNJ Rep to Present IAGO by James McLure This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the New Jersey premiere of IAGO by James McLure. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present IAGO by James McLure This FallNJ Rep to Present IAGO by James McLure This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the New Jersey premiere of IAGO by James McLure. (more...)

Creative Cauldron's Summer Cabaret Series to Kick Off This JulyCreative Cauldron's Summer Cabaret Series to Kick Off This July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Creative Cauldron's 7th Annual Summer Cabaret Series will be held todays and Saturdays from July 1st through September 19th at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Avenue. (more...)

Creative Cauldron's Summer Cabaret Series to Kick Off This JulyCreative Cauldron's Summer Cabaret Series to Kick Off This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Creative Cauldron's 7th Annual Summer Cabaret Series will be held on Fridays and Saturdays from July 1st through September 19th at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Avenue. (more...)

BBW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at the Classic TheatreBBW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at the Classic Theatre
by Andrew Anderson - May 14, 2016

Greg Hinojosa is a revelation in his role as the loud-mouth junkyard tycoon Harry Brock in the ClassicTheatre production of Born Yesterday (more...)

Victor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY Premieres Tonight at NJ RepVictor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY Premieres Tonight at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway in Long Branch, presents the World Premiere of VILLAINOUS COMPANY by Victor L. Cahn. (more...)

NJ Rep Sets Cast for Victor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY PremiereNJ Rep Sets Cast for Victor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has announced the cast of the World Premiere of VILLAINOUS COMPANY by Victor L. Cahn. (more...)

BWW Preview: BORN YESTERDAY, Classic TheatreBWW Preview: BORN YESTERDAY, Classic Theatre
by Backstage Bunny - Apr 29, 2016

Born Yesterday - the Garson Kanin playmade into a 1950 movie starring Judy Holliday, William Holden and Broderick Crawford - opens this weekend at the Classic Theatre on Fredericksburg Road. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/16- BELLS ARE RINGINGSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/16- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2016

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...)

NJ Rep Sets Cast for Victor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY PremiereNJ Rep Sets Cast for Victor L. Cahn's VILLAINOUS COMPANY Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has announced the cast of the World Premiere of VILLAINOUS COMPANY by Victor L. Cahn. (more...)

BWW Review: A WONDERFUL NOISE Is a Wonderful TimeBWW Review: A WONDERFUL NOISE Is a Wonderful Time
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 18, 2016

Harriet Power directs Michael Hollinger's musical about men, women, and barbershop quartets. It's noisy, all right, and plenty of fun. (more...)

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