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Ken Billington News

Date Of Birth:
October 29, 1946 (68)
Birth Place:
White Plains, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Breaking News: Broadway's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Sets Summer Closing DateBreaking News: Broadway's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Sets Summer Closing Date
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that It Shoulda Been You will play its final performance on Broadway, Sunday, August 9, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). (more...)

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Rings in Marriage Equality with Special Ticket Offer for SpousesIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Rings in Marriage Equality with Special Ticket Offer for Spouses
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 26, 2015

Equality rang through the United States this morning with the Supreme Court's historic decision - and Broadway's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU is joining in on the celebration. (more...)

New Musical AMAZING GRACE Begins Previews on Broadway TonightNew Musical AMAZING GRACE Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Broadway's new musical Amazing Grace begins previews tonight, June 25, 2015 at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) with an opening slated for Thursday, July 16. (more...)

WATERFALL World Premiere to Close This Weekend at Pasadena Playhouse; Heads to Seattle This FallWATERFALL World Premiere to Close This Weekend at Pasadena Playhouse; Heads to Seattle This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

WATERFALL, the epic new Broadway bound musical love story, which had its world premiere at The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director, Sheldon Epps) on June 7, 2015, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 28. The production will next play Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre October 1-25, 2015. (more...)

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Receives Release Date; Track Listing Revealed!IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Receives Release Date; Track Listing Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Ghostlight Records announced today the release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording of It Shoulda Been You.  Produced by Kurt Deutsch and Joel Moss, the album will be digitally released on Friday, August 14, 2015 with a physical release on Friday, September 18, 2015.  For more information on the album, please visit: www.sh-k-boom.com/itshouldabeenyou. (more...)

ANNIE National Tour to Play Brooklyn's Kings Theatre This Holiday SeasonANNIE National Tour to Play Brooklyn's Kings Theatre This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Brooklyn's newly restored Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY) has announced that the all-new U.S. tour of the beloved musical Annie will play a limited 16 performance only engagement at the venue this holiday season, December 15 - 27, 2015. Tickets are on sale now. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of Annie is a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Emily Padgett and More the World Premiere of Pasadena Playhouse's WATERFALLBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Emily Padgett and More the World Premiere of Pasadena Playhouse's WATERFALL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in welcoming Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in welcoming Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

Audience Rewards Pre-Sale for DAMES AT SEA on Broadway Begins Next WeekAudience Rewards Pre-Sale for DAMES AT SEA on Broadway Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

DAMES AT SEA tickets will be available Monday, June 15, 2015, exclusively for Audience Rewards members who get first access to tickets through Sunday, June 21, 2015 by visiting www.AudienceRewards.com. Single tickets go on-sale to the general public beginning Monday, June 22, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at Pasadena PlayhousePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Go inside opening night below! (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of Pasadena Playhouse's World Premiere of WATERFALLBWW TV: Behind the Scenes of Pasadena Playhouse's World Premiere of WATERFALL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps) presents the World premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, starring Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit and featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20.   (more...)

Breaking News: DAMES AT SEA Will Sail to Broadway This Fall; Opens at Helen Hayes Theatre This October!Breaking News: DAMES AT SEA Will Sail to Broadway This Fall; Opens at Helen Hayes Theatre This October!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Infinity Theatre Company (Anna Roberts Ostroff & Alan Ostroff) and Perry Street Theatricals (Martin Platt & David Elliott) just announced that the first Broadway production of DAMES AT SEA will set sail at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44 Street), beginning performances Thursday, September 24, 2015, with an opening night of Thursday, October 22, 2015. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

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Brandy Extends Run in Broadway's CHICAGO!Brandy Extends Run in Broadway's CHICAGO!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago has announced that, by popular demand, Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood has extended her run as Roxie Hart through Sunday, August 2, 2015 only at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Couple Marries on Stage at Broadway's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU!Photo Flash: Couple Marries on Stage at Broadway's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Following several on-stage engagements at Broadway's new musical comedy, It Shoulda Been You, a young Norwalk, Connecticut couple wed on stage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after the Saturday, May 30, 2015 matinee performance. Matt Harter and his fiancee Jordan Reuck, a life-long Broadway fan, exchanged vows before the entire Shoulda company and audience, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the couple's big day below! (more...)

Broadway's CHICAGO Welcomes Back Marco Zunino as 'Billy Flynn' TonightBroadway's CHICAGO Welcomes Back Marco Zunino as 'Billy Flynn' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes back Latin-American star Marco Zunino in the role of 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtroom' Billy Flynn for 16 performances only, tonight, June 1, through June 14, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

Connecticut Couple to Marry This Weekend at IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU on BroadwayConnecticut Couple to Marry This Weekend at IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Following several on-stage engagements at Broadway's new musical comedy, It Shoulda Been You, a young Norwalk, Connecticut couple will wed on stage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47Th Street). Immediately following the Saturday, May 30, 2015 matinee performance, Matt Harter and his fiancee Jordan Reuck, a life-long Broadway fan, will exchange vows before the entire Shoulda company and audience.  (more...)

Emily Padgett Leads World Premiere of Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL, Beginning Tonight in PasadenaEmily Padgett Leads World Premiere of Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL, Beginning Tonight in Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in welcoming Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit to lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Performances at Pasadena Playhouse take place tonight, May 29, through June 28, 2015, followed by a Seattle run October 1-25, 2015. (more...)

AMAZING GRACE Begins Rehearsals for Broadway Run TodayAMAZING GRACE Begins Rehearsals for Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Broadway's new musical Amazing Grace begins rehearsals today. The cast features Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Erin Mackey, Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper, Tom Hewitt, Chris Hoch, Stanley Bahorek, Harriett D. Foy, Laiona Michelle, Rachael Ferrera and Elizabeth Ward Land. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - May 15, 2015

In the famous 1960s hit 'Is That All There Is?' by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Peggy Lee croons the melancholy lyric, 'If that's all there is, my friend, then, let's keep dancing. Let's break out the booze and have a ball, if that's all there is.' While this song ironically doesn't make it into the eclectic catalog of tunes that fuel THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH: AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE, currently in its world premiere at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, it could easily have become the show's theme song. When a flood of epic proportions wipes out all but two scraggly survivors, played as a pair of Estragon and Vladimir-style hobos by Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac, there is very little left for them to do but sing and dance. (more...)

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