Laurie Beechman News

 
Date Of Birth:
April 04, 1953
Date Of Death:
March 08, 1998 (44)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Female
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Laurie Beechman News

Date of Birth: April 04, 1953
Date of Death: March 08, 1998 (44)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Female
Susan Eichhorn-Young to Return to the Laurie Beechman TheatreSusan Eichhorn-Young to Return to the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Susan Eichhorn-Young returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre stage with her one-woman show, 'WHY?' Thursday April 13th at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hits the High Notes of Andrew Lloyd WebberBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hits the High Notes of Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Ben Cameron - Mar 22, 2017

You love Broadway. I know you do. After all, you're here on BroadwayWorld. You love Broadway, and the chances are good that you love Andrew Lloyd Webber. Even if you're scoffing, chances are still good you love the 'Lord'. After all, no other composer has hit the high notes ALW has. Hit after hit, he's made some of contemporary musical theatre's most iconic moments and has four show currently on the boards. Well, I'm simply wild about the man and his music. We decided to celebrate ALW at Sessions recently we gathered a line up of Broadway big wigs from Great Comet, Lion King, Pippin, Les Mis and more. Check out Lauren Zakrin, Courtney Bassett, Jelani Remy, Andrew Mayer, Matt Rossell, Mike Schwitter and more loving up on some Lloyd Webber. (more...)

The Marvelous Wonderettes' Sally Schwab Stars in All-New Show ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTINGThe Marvelous Wonderettes' Sally Schwab Stars in All-New Show ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Real-life NYC public high school history teacher Sally Schwab is pulling triple stage duty this spring, continuing her roles as Betty Jean in off-Broadway's The Marvelous Wonderettes and the female swing in NEWSical the Musical and now starring in her own show, Adventures in Babysitting.  (more...)

BWW Preview: IN CONCERT at The Smith Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Preview: IN CONCERT at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts
by Debbie Hall - Mar 21, 2017

The blending of the music of Broadway and the Las Vegas Strip returns for an encore performance with vocalist Daniel Emmet and virtuoso pianist Philip Fortenberry. 'In Concert,' with special guest cellist Lindsey Springer, will be performed at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on March 27. (more...)

Nasty Drew is Back with Special Guest Latrice RoyaleNasty Drew is Back with Special Guest Latrice Royale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

'Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque' Chris Harder presents the latest installment of his drag and burlesque series at the Laurie Beechman Theater! (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes HARTT School Grads and AlumBroadway Sessions Welcomes HARTT School Grads and Alum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED Headed to L.A. and Chicago This SpringCandice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED Headed to L.A. and Chicago This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles and Chicago for spring 2017. (more...)

WebCo Grads to Visit BROADWAY SESSIONS in Special Friday EditionWebCo Grads to Visit BROADWAY SESSIONS in Special Friday Edition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

This Thursday night, March 17th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes the graduating class from Webster University Conservatory Of Theatre Arts. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic for Up-and-Comers!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic for Up-and-Comers!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 15, 2017

Oh how we love our Broadway stars. We love 'em, love 'em, love 'em! But once a month we say, enough with the big beautiful Broadway stars and we open the mic up to some of the most talented up and coming singers in town. And that's just what we did recently and we think you'll enjoy the results! Write these names down, you'll be hearing more from them, guaranteed. (more...)

Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Return with SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME at West Bank CafeDaisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Return with SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME at West Bank Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame makes its NYC debut after a wildly successful run in Los Angeles! A comedy show with music, prizes, sketches, and lots of shame. Do you like pop music? Do you like brunch? Did you have a little too much fun last night? Do you like to laugh? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then you won't want to miss Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame. Fresh from their night out the night before, Tony winner, Daisy Eagan and future Tony winner, Jordan Kai Burnett will impart tips and tricks to surviving the dark days ahead. (Legal note: Daisy and Jordan are not liable for any of the 'wisdom' imparted should such 'wisdom' lead to unwise decisions on the part of any audience member.). Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame is the perfect antidote to a night of bad decisions. This show is not suitable for children under the age of 16, unless that's just what kind of parent you are in which case you do you. Guests who come wearing clothes from the night before get a special door prize. (more...)

D'Vorah Bailey Stars in WISHFUL THINKING at The Metropolitan RoomD'Vorah Bailey Stars in WISHFUL THINKING at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Broadway singer and actress D'Vorah Bailey returns with her solo cabaret show, Wishful Thinking, at The Metropolitan Room on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELLCharles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller, who appeared together as bosom buddies Mame and Vera in Auntie Mame at the Bay Street Theatre, will lend their voices to Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: Live From Hell. Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) will voice the manager of the dingy cabaret venue in Hell, where Desmond Channing (played by Monahan) is doomed to perform his torturous act for eternity. Fuller (Sunday in the Park with George, The Elephant Man), who was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Eve Harrington in the musical Applause, will voice the grandmother of Desmond Channing (loosely inspired by the character of Eve Harrington's nemesis, Margo Channing). (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber This WeekBROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 6, 2017

We all know that February is Black History Month, but did we all take a moment to reflect and celebrate? Well we did just that, Broadway-style, at Sessions on February 23rd. Not only did we invite a starry roster of Broadway's best and brightest to share music representing the influence, importance and impact of African American legacy on Broadway, but we also paid homage to some Broadway trailblazers like Diahann Carroll, Ben Vereen, "Stokes" and more. We even challenged our audience to "name that African American Tony winner," which of course gave us the opportunity to bask in the glorious voices of Melba Moore, Hinton Battle, Heather Headley, Ted Ross, Jennifer Holiday and many more. Check out these amazing performances by Aisha de Haas, Kenita Miller, Daisy Hobbs, Imari Hardon, Zurin Villanueva, Ta'Rea Campbell, Marcus Paul James, Nora Schell, T. Oliver Reid, Charity Angel Dawson and more! (more...)

2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH! Channing is HUNG on March 10 9:30PM . (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOURBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOUR
by Ben Cameron - Feb 27, 2017

Nothing could be more fitting the day after the Oscar's than celebrating our recent evening with the stars of Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour. Paramour stars Ruby Lewis, Ryan Vona, Bret Shuford, Sheridan Mouawad, Nick Cartell and Katrina Cunningham dazzled like movie land's gilded statue. Add to the starry mix, Elf's Arthur Ross, vocalist Shakiera Sarai and pint-sized diva Isabella Koster, and we may as well have rolled out the red carpet. Enjoy this Oscar worthy performances from the star's of Broadway's Hollywood themed musical/acrobatic hybrid. (more...)

After Brain Surgery, Kim Sutton Will Bring LIVE TO TELL to the BeechmanAfter Brain Surgery, Kim Sutton Will Bring LIVE TO TELL to the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

MAC- and BroadwayWorld Award-winning performer Kim Sutton (who underwent deep brain stimulation surgery recently to treat progressive essential tremor) is well enough now to be bringing a bold new show 'Live To Tell' to the Laurie Beechman Theatre for three shows this March. (more...)

Dan Ruth's A LIFE BEHIND BARS to Play the Laurie Beechman TheatreDan Ruth's A LIFE BEHIND BARS to Play the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

A Life Behind Bars is a hilarious, unapologetic look at what can happen when you reach for the stars but grab for the bottle instead. (more...)

Natalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award NomineesNatalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) has announced the 2017 MAC Award nominees. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE PROVIDENCE OF NEIGHBORING BODIES Opens Off-Off BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE PROVIDENCE OF NEIGHBORING BODIES Opens Off-Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Laurie Beechman Theater continues its reign as The Happiest Place on Earth as DISTORTED DIZNEE celebrates its milestone 5th Anniversary on Friday, March 10, 2017. This non-stop, high-energy late night cult hit currently stars drag sensations Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Pixie Aventura and Brenda Dharling. (more...)

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