Laurie Beechman News

Date Of Birth:
April 04, 1953
Date Of Death:
March 08, 1998 (44)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
Laura Osnes, Derek Klena & More Will Make Special Appearance in WUNDERKIND This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Two-time Tony Award nominee LAURA OSNES (Cinderella; Bonnie and Clyde) has joined the cast of Tim Realbuto's Wunderkind. Realbuto, the award winning performer and co-writer of Ghostlight the musical, has been touring his successful not-so-solo solo show about his life growing up in the theatre since July. The next stop on the tour is Monday, October 13th at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at 7:00 PM, with Osnes in tow. (more...)

Carly Ozard to Star in MIDLER ON THE ROOF at Stage 72, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Carly Ozard in 'Midler on the Roof' at Stage 72 at the Triad, 158 W 72nd Street, NYC, NY 10023 on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Broadway Understudies to Perform 'HALF HOUR 5' at Laurie Beechman, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On September 21st at 9:30pm, BroadwayUnderstudies.com has once again invited some of Broadway's most talented understudies to the stage of the Laurie Beechman Theatre to share their rare talent-the ability to perform at a second's notice. They'll be thrown into the fire in 'Half Hour 5: A Last Minute Concert,' a show where even they don't know what they'll be singing before they step up to the microphone. The audience will get to vote on what song each performer will sing. (more...)

Sean Patrick Doyle, Antoine Smith and Kelvin Moon Loh Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

This Thursday, September 18th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Sean Patrick Doyle, Kelvin Moon Loh, Antoine L. Smith and more. (more...)

Tim Realbuto and Jenna Leigh Green Kick Off WUNDERKIND Songwriting Competition; Deadline 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Tim Realbuto and Jenna Leigh Green have announced the next leg of submissions for their Wunderkind songwriting competition. Writers are encouraged to submit original material to be performed at each stop on Realbuto's Wunderkind tour. The next performance is on Monday, October 13th at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The winner of the last contest was Andrew J. Hanley (pictured here with Green and Realbuto), whose song 'Love Me' was performed at Realbuto's Triad show on September 1st. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars to Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert, This Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City. (more...)

Tim Realbuto's WUNDERKIND Tour to Honor Joan Rivers at the Laurie Beechman; Orlando, LA on the Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Award winning actor/writer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight; The Emperor's Club), who recently had a critically acclaimed and sold-out (not-so-solo) solo show at 54 Below entitled Tim Realbuto: Alone (With Plenty of Help), is currently touring his new show this fall entitled Tim Realbuto: Wunderkind. The new show features Realbuto talking about his life growing up in the theatre, with the help of some very special guest stars. (more...)

Jim Brochu to Return to Barrington Stage in CHARACTER MAN This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announces the return of Drama Desk Award-winner Jim Brochu in his new show Character Man, following his wildly successful run of Zero Hour in 2011. A musical valentine celebrating the Golden Age of the American Musical, Character Man will be presented at BSC's St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center from September 18 through 28. The press opening is Saturday, September 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars to Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HEDWIG's Lena Hall Sings 'The Best' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - Sep 02, 2014

HEDWIG star Lena Hall performed 'The Best' at Broadway Sessions on June 19th, 2014. Watch her sing below! (more...)

Jeremy Morse, Meetu Chilana, Lauren Marcus & More Set to Satr in LITTLE BITTERS Reding
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

David Alan Thornton presents a staged reading of his original musical Little Bitters Monday, September 15 at the Galway Pub. Can you love someone else if you've lost yourself? Little Bitters seeks to answer the question as it follows the up-by-his-bootstraps romantic Mikey, the bitchier-than-thou ex-Jazz-singer Pearl, and the young mother Liz: all trapped behind the service aprons of their local bar. One by one, they discover the small beautiful things in their lives that may- or may not- make them worth the living. With fresh style and a classic charge, Little Bitters highlights the hopes, abuse, selfishness, and victories that live in us all. (more...)

Courtney Reed and More ALADDIN Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions, 9/04
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2014

Broadway Sessions returns with cast of ALADDIN on September 4, 2014. Broadway Sessions takes place every Thursday evening at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside The West Bank Cafe located at 407 west 42nd street (corner of 42nd street and 9th avenue). 212-695-6909. Doors open at 10pm for open mic. Showtime at 11. $5 drink specials all night. $5 cover includes a donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. (more...)

Matt Yee's OUTRAGEOUS ADULT SING ALONG DIVA SHOW to Play Laurie Beechman Theatre 10/30, 11/01
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Matt Yee, that entertainer & artist from Hawaii, & evidence that 'Asian Men Are Huge' brings his Outrageous Adult Sing Along Diva Show 2014! Thursday October 30 (Holloween) & Saturday Nov 1 to the Laurie Beechman Theater NYC on 42nd St. @ 7pm (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green/Tim Realbuto Announce Songwriting Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

As previously announced, Tim Realbuto (The Emperor's Club) and Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked) have been picking a new song to sing each night during his Wunderkind tour. As an established writer with a musical of his own headed to Broadway, Realbuto has a passion for up and coming new voices to be heard. (more...)

Lesli Margherita & Alexis Fishman to Join Patty & Emily at The Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

After two successful shows in the winter, Patty & Emily are bringing their special brand of fangirl enthusiasm to The Laurie Beechman! Join in the obsessive Broadway chat with this late night talk show. Patty & Emily, along with their music director Jeremy Robin Lyons, will welcome Broadway guests Lesli Margherita, Alexis Fishman, and more for performances and interviews, all the while gushing over them embarrassingly. There will be gasping, laughing, probably a lot of tears, and a whole lot of Broadway love. (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Melissa Dye & Abigail Ludrof to Join Tim Realbuto for First WUNDERKIND Tour Stop, 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Tony Award nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q; "Scrubs"), Melissa Dye (Into the Woods; Grease), and Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC Plays; Ghostlight) will join Tim Realbuto on the first stop of his Wunderkind tour this Monday, September 1st. (more...)

Zack Zadek to Perform the Songs of Katy Perry at Don't Tell Mama, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

'Zack Zadek Loves Katy Perry' will play Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) on Friday August 29th at 9:30. $10 Cover Plus Two Beverage Minimum - CASH ONLY. (more...)

Stephen Wallem Will Bring A BURLEY NIGHT MUSIC to Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Birdland: Jazz Club NYC, presents Stephen Wallem in 'A Burley Night Music' the concert, with direction by Tony-nominee John Tartaglia and musical direction by Beckie Menzie, is a musical and anecdotal retrospective of a very high voice trapped in a very large body. Featuring song from Wallem's big and/or 'simple' guy roles including Shrek in Shrek the musical, Hazel in Pipe Dreams, and Horton the Elephant in Seussical, as well as songs from Hairspray, Elf, Anna Nicole the Opera, The Land Before Time and The Addams Family, all celebrating the big-boned beauty of Broadway and Hollywood. Directed by Tony-nominee John Tartaglia, with original songs, a three-piece band and surprise celebrity guest appearances. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bob Mundy Releases Promo for Debut Album, SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Backed by a quintet of superb jazz musicians, Bob Mundy launches his first CD, Something Beautiful, in which he looks at love through a Hall of Mirrors. In this promotional video, viewers may go behind the scenes of his recording session. (more...)

Bob Mundy to Celebrate Release of Debut Album SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL, 9/15 at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Backed by a quintet of superb jazz musicians, Bob Mundy launches his first CD, Something Beautiful, in which he looks at love through a Hall of Mirrors. He will be performing in an album release concert on September 15, 2014 at The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036 (At 9th Ave). Concert at 7PM (Doors open at 6PM for dinner). (more...)

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