Lainie Kazan News

Date of Birth: May 15, 1940 (76)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
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...)

BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at Miss Coco Peru's Return to BIRDLAND 9/26BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at Miss Coco Peru's Return to BIRDLAND 9/26
by BWW Contests - Sep 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to Miss Coco Peru's Return Birdland at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (September 26th, 2016 / 7PM). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)


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...)

Ilene Graff & Ben Lanzarone Set for Broadway at Birdland Concert Series, 6/13Ilene Graff & Ben Lanzarone Set for Broadway at Birdland Concert Series, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced that Grammy-nominated recording artist, television and Broadway star Ilene Graff, along with her husband, ASCAP-Award winning musical director Ben Lanzarone, will present their big band show "It's Better With A Band!" on the Birdland stage Monday, June 13, 2016 at 7 PM. For tickets, call 212-581-3080 or go to birdlandjazz.com. (more...)

MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 Coming to Blu-ray, DVD & On Demand in JuneMY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 Coming to Blu-ray, DVD & On Demand in June
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The lovable and funny Portokalos family is back and as uncontrollable as ever in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, the long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time, coming to Digital HD on June 7, 2016, and Blu-ray , DVD and On Demand on June 21, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Written by Academy Award -nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, My Life in Ruins), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 reunites the entire beloved clan as they celebrate the biggest, Greekest wedding yet in a film that FOX-TV calls, 'Hilarious and heartwarmingA big fat great time!' My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on Blu-ray , DVD and Digital HD also features a hysterical gag reel and never-before-seen bonus features including a sit down with the stars to hear what really happened behind the scenes. (more...)

New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is. (more...)

Heather Lundstedt O'Neill to Perform Music of Frank Loesser at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 5/22Heather Lundstedt O'Neill to Perform Music of Frank Loesser at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Join celebrated Southern California Musical Theatre star Heather Lundstedt O'Neill as she pays homage to the work of one of America's most accomplished composer/lyricists in 'Loesser Known: The Stories and Songs of Frank Loesser'. (more...)

Paulo Szot, Greg Hildreth, Marilyn Maye & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekPaulo Szot, Greg Hildreth, Marilyn Maye & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This AprilLea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Scoop: HELL'S KITCHEN on FOX - Wednesday, March 23, 2016Scoop: HELL'S KITCHEN on FOX - Wednesday, March 23, 2016
by - Mar 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on HELL'S KITCHEN, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 23, 2016! (more...)

Grippo Stage Co.'s THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Premiere This Summer at Piven TheatreGrippo Stage Co.'s THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Premiere This Summer at Piven Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 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...)

VIDEO: Andrea Martin, Nia Vardalos & More Talk MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2VIDEO: Andrea Martin, Nia Vardalos & More Talk MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Nia Vardalos, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin and Joey Fatone visit TODAY to talk about reuniting for “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.” (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of March 14, 2016Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of March 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC on Monday, March 14, 2016! (more...)

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