Lainie Kazan News

Date of Birth: May 15, 1940 (76)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Steven Chera To Present THE CLASSIC STANDARDS at ZincBarSteven Chera To Present THE CLASSIC STANDARDS at ZincBar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Steven Chera returns LIVE! at the Zinc Bar with some old classics with a fresh, NEW, jazzy sound of tunes from his most recent album, The Classic Standards - Volume 1. Known for performing American songbook classics while adding his crooner touch, Chera has captivated audiences nationwide for almost two decades. (more...)

Oleg Frish to Bring a Night of Swinging, Laughter, and Love Songs to The Metropolitan Room 2/26/2017Oleg Frish to Bring a Night of Swinging, Laughter, and Love Songs to The Metropolitan Room 2/26/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

'Oleg Frish is an interesting study in intelligence, good taste and consummate entertaining and has earned the right to fully own that. He has a profound understanding of the genres in which he performs and, above all, an enthusiasm and affection for material that should never be forgotten.' - Music Connection (more...)

Grippo Stage Company Announces Revival of THE GOD OF ISAACGrippo Stage Company Announces Revival of THE GOD OF ISAAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Grippo Stage Company will present a revival of the heartfelt and comedic hit THE GOD OF ISAAC, playwright James Sherman's semi-autobiographical account of a young American Jew searching for his Jewish identity in the wake of the threatened neo-Nazi march in the Chicago suburb of Skokie in 1977. (more...)

SHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-BroadwaySHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The producers have announced Golnesa "G.G." Gharachedaghi, star of "Shahs of Sunset," will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December.  (more...)

Tony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul EsparzaTony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Blue Card, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding Holocaust survivors, will host its annual benefit gala on Monday, November 21, 2016, at Jazz At Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lainie Kazan Plays The IridiumPhoto Coverage: Lainie Kazan Plays The Iridium
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 23, 2016

A few feet away from the stage of the Winter Garden where Lainie Kazan played a Ziegfeld showgirl and understudied Barbra Streisand in 'Funny Girl', a celebrity filled audience and devoted fans got to see Lainie appear on the legendary Iridium nightclub's  stage.    (more...)

Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

?Sonja Morgan, star and fan-favorite of Bravo's 'Real Housewives of New York City,' will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited four-week engagement this October. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stage & Screen Legend Lainie Kazan Talks Music, Theatre Career & More!BWW Interview: Stage & Screen Legend Lainie Kazan Talks Music, Theatre Career & More!
by Kevin Pollack - Sep 27, 2016

Lainie Kazan is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the 1988 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for St. Elsewhere, and the 1993 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for My Favorite Year. She had previously received a Golden Globe Award nomination for the film version of My Favorite Year (1982). Her other film appearances include The Delta Force (1986), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Beaches (1988), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016). Kazan made her Broadway debut in The Happiest Girl in the World in 1961 followed by Bravo Giovanni (1962). (more...)

Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

?Sonja Morgan, star and fan-favorite of Bravo's 'Real Housewives of New York City,' will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited four-week engagement this October. (more...)


by BWW Contests - Sep 19, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in "MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE" on September 27, 2016 @ 7:00PM. Nancy will take the audience on a musical journey, returning to those heady days of her Broadway life. Expect this Golden Age leading lady to sing the brilliant songs of Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane, and Stephen Sondheim. You'll also get to re-live the time when she introduced the classic, "Make Someone Happy". Nancy will regale with tales of being the first co-host of Good Morning America, co-starring in the New Dick Van Dyke show, and starring with Ted Knight in "Too Close For Comfort", before returning to Broadway in Side By Side By Sondheim and Into The Woods. In "My Life-Upon The Wicked Stage" Dussault brings her musicality, comedic storytelling, and unique personal accessibility to songs including "Getting Married Today", "Look To The Rainbow", "Where Is The Tribe For Me", "Old Friend" and of course, " Make Someone Happy". (more...)

The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The IridiumThe Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details! (more...)

John Corbett Reveals MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 3 Is PossibilityJohn Corbett Reveals MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 3 Is Possibility
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

In a new interview with PEOPLE, John Corbett discussed the possibility of a third installment of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. The original film remains the most successful romantic comedy in history. (more...)

Owen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall ShowsOwen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Iridium has announced its upcoming fall shows! (more...)

Broadway, Cabaret, Jazz and More Coming to The Smith Center This SeasonBroadway, Cabaret, Jazz and More Coming to The Smith Center This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Smith Center is ushering in a dazzling fall-winter lineup featuring the world's favorite Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals, seasonal concerts and world-renowned shows. (more...)

Los Angeles Jewish Symphony to Present LET'S PLAY LA! This AugustLos Angeles Jewish Symphony to Present LET'S PLAY LA! This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony invites you to Let's Play LA! on Sunday, August 21st at 7:30pm, at the newly renovated Ford Theatres in Hollywood. (more...)

Grippo Stage Co.'s THE BEN HECHT SHOW Premieres at Piven Theatre TodayGrippo Stage Co.'s THE BEN HECHT SHOW Premieres at Piven Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Based on Ben Hecht's books A Guide For the Bedevilled and A Child Of the Century, in which Hecht confronts his own identity as an American Jew in the wake of the Nazi Holocaust, THE BEN HECHT SHOW begins today, June 10 and continues through July 17, 2016 at Piven Theatre at Noyes Cultural Center, 927 Noyes St. in Evanston. Tickets are currently available at grippostagecompany.com. The press opening is Tuesday, June 14 at 8 pm. (more...)

THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Debut This Summer at Piven TheatreTHE BEN HECHT SHOW to Debut This Summer at Piven Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The fascinating life of Chicago newspaperman turned legendary playwright, screenwriter and novelist Ben Hecht takes center stage in Grippo Stage Company's world premiere of THE BEN HECHT SHOW, written and performed by James Sherman and directed by Dennis Za?ek. (more...)

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