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
Scott Nevins Coming to The Laurie Beechman, 6/10Scott Nevins Coming to The Laurie Beechman, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

?Award winning TV Personality, Comedian & one of the breakout stars of Bravo TV's hit series "The People's Couch",  SCOTT NEVINS returns to New York City with his critically acclaimed comedy act for one night only! (more...)

CONCERT FOR A CAUSE Set for Unity Center, 6/4CONCERT FOR A CAUSE Set for Unity Center, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway and cabaret performers come together for a good cause on Saturday, June 4 at 7 pm at Unity Center in Norwalk, Connecticut. The 'cause' for this concert will be announced as a part of the event itself, so just come enjoy a stellar show with two for one drinks after the event at BJ Ryan's BANC House (around the corner from Unity Center). (more...)

NYMF Adds Works by Zoe Sarnak, Richard Allen & More to 2016 Slate; Full Lineup Set!NYMF Adds Works by Zoe Sarnak, Richard Allen & More to 2016 Slate; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, confirmed the complete slate of programming and venues for NYMF 2016, taking place from July 11 through August 7 in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BRIGHT STAR Cast Shines at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: BRIGHT STAR Cast Shines at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 23, 2016

The score to Bright Star is a delicious blend of Americana, blue grass and gospel, and it's great. This last Thursday I started my day by whetting my appetite for things to come (I was seeing Bright Star on Broadway that evening before welcoming the cast to Sessions). I spent my morning listening to the cast album. I was immediately taken with it's signature sound and sweeping melodies. Steve and Edie know what they are doing. Bluegrass on Broadway… it works. How? Who cares! It works. (more...)

I'LL SAY SHE IS Opened 92 Years Ago Today; Revival to Begin May 28 Off-BroadwayI'LL SAY SHE IS Opened 92 Years Ago Today; Revival to Begin May 28 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

I'LL SAY SHE IS, the legendary musical comedy that was the Broadway debut of the Marx Brothers, originally opened 92 years ago today -- on May 19, 1924 at the 875-seat Casino Theatre on Broadway at 39th Street. It played for 313 performances before being lost to history. Thanks to Grouch Marx enthusiast Noah Diamond, I'LL SAY SHE IS will return to the stage in a historic new production at The Connelly Theater beginning previews May 28. (more...)

STAGES St. Louis to Open 30th Season with Midwestern Premiere of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOUSTAGES St. Louis to Open 30th Season with Midwestern Premiere of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Direct from Broadway and in its Mid-Western premiere, the refreshingly modern romantic comedy, It Shoulda Been You launches STAGES St. Louis' celebratory 30th Anniversary Season. This hilarious and heartwarming new musical about a madcap wedding celebration will run June 3rd - July 3rd at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes Orange with Syracuse University!BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes Orange with Syracuse University!
by Ben Cameron - May 16, 2016

Things got real big and real ORANGE on Thursday night at Broadway Sessions, as '16 Drama grads and alums for Syracuse University took the stage at Broadway Sessions. Syracuse Alums Chris Dwan (Elliot in Finding Neverland), Catherine Charlebois (long time Nessarose in Wicked) and Stephen Carrasco (Fiddler, Kinky Boots and a zillion other  shows) were on point (as the kids say). Syracuse grad heavy vocal sensation RANGE a cappella took a break from their Nickelodeon duties and racking up Hamilton YouTube views to serenade the new comers. The grads did not dissapoint as they made it clear why Syracuse is a top 5 ranked theater school.  Check out the fantastic performances here. #GOORANGE (more...)

BRIGHT STAR Cast Members Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS, 5/19BRIGHT STAR Cast Members Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

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.  This Thursday night, May 19th, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the Tony nominated Best Musical, Bright Star and more (more...)

BWW Review: Bullying Survivor LISA JASON Sings Her Story 'Beautifully' at the Laurie BeechmanBWW Review: Bullying Survivor LISA JASON Sings Her Story 'Beautifully' at the Laurie Beechman
by Victoria Ordin - May 16, 2016

“I . . . am a survivor,” Lisa Jason announces solemnly near the beginning of her poignant new cabaret show, Bullied to Beautiful, which premiered in its present incarnation last Wednesday night (it originally debuted last October at the Metropolitan Room) at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Uprooted at seven from Long Island to a small, homogenous, anything-but-friendly town on Cape Cod, Jason encountered relentless physical and verbal abuse at the hands of “blue-eyed, blonde-haired” kids “with alligators on their shirts.” (more...)

Stearns Matthews Sings Gershwin in ME AND THE GERSHTWINS This JuneStearns Matthews Sings Gershwin in ME AND THE GERSHTWINS This June
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

On Friday, June 3rd and Tuesday, June 7th at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 2015 double MAC (Best Male Vocalist, LaMott/Friedman Recording) and Bistro (Outstanding Recording) Award winner Stearns Matthews will team up with pianists/composers/arrangers and twin brothers Adam and Matt Podd for "ME AND THE GERSHTWINS", a musical romp through the songs of two other uber-talented brothers: George and Ira Gershwin. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Cast of the Ill-Fated NERDS Reunites at BROADWAY SESSIONS!BWW TV Exclusive: The Cast of the Ill-Fated NERDS Reunites at BROADWAY SESSIONS!
by Ben Cameron - May 13, 2016

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BROADWAY SESSIONS to Welcome Syracuse University Alums, 5/12BROADWAY SESSIONS to Welcome Syracuse University Alums, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

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.  This Thursday night, May 12th, Broadway Sessions welcomes '16 graduates from the Drama Department at Syracuse University alongside notable Syracuse alums. (more...)

Fifi Dubois Joins Cast of NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY at the BeechmanFifi Dubois Joins Cast of NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY at the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

'Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque' and porn 'starlet' Chris Harder presents, Nasty Drew and That Harder Boy: The Mystery of the Family Jewels! the campy, queer parody of the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys with drag, burlesque, and boylesque performances! (more...)

University of Michigan Graduates Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS TomorrowUniversity of Michigan Graduates Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

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.  This week Broadway Sessions is offering a special TUESDAY night show featuring '16 MT grads from University of Michigan as well as notable Michigan alums. The evening will be hosted by  Michigan alum Todd Buonpane (Spelling Bee, Cinderella, 30 Rock) and will feature Jen Perry (Kinky Boots, Mamma Mia!) and more. (more...)

Northwestern's American Music Theatre Project to Host WELL WORN WORDS Reading, 6/2Northwestern's American Music Theatre Project to Host WELL WORN WORDS Reading, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

The American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University will present a reading of 'Well Worn Words' by the Discount Ghost Stories Collective, June 2nd at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts in Evanston, Illinois. (more...)

MargOH! Channing to Host 'UNCORKED' Birthday Celebration at Pangea, 5/19MargOH! Channing to Host 'UNCORKED' Birthday Celebration at Pangea, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

2014 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is celebrating her birthday one martini at a time in UNCORKED! :The Birthday Edition at Pangea May 19 7:30PM This show is a boozy romp . This is the deconstruction of drag, through the life and times of the often demented, occasionally glamorous and always drunken Diva, MargOH! Channing, as she (with MAN-ee Champagne's hazy but unfaltering support) tackles topics such as rape, incest, politics and the one thing we all have in common: dysfunction! Comedic monologues, original music and sloshy standards, this brassy, boozy chanteuse and her glitter-dipped Gayiance will pop your cork with love, laughter booze and song  (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes All Open Mic!BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes All Open Mic!
by Ben Cameron - May 2, 2016

Sure, we all know by now that Broadway Sessions is the place to be to get up close and personal with Broadway's brightest, but did you know that once a month we throw caution to the wind and open the mic up to the room in our ALL OPEN MIC PARTY? Well we do... (more...)

MATILDA's Sophia Gennusa and More Set for Concert to Benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyMATILDA's Sophia Gennusa and More Set for Concert to Benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

12-year-old Tony Award honoree Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda the Musical) brings together some of the original cast members of MATILDA to raise money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. (more...)

Rory O'Malley & NERDS Cast Set for This Week's BROADWAY SESSIONSRory O'Malley & NERDS Cast Set for This Week's BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

This Thursday, May 5th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes Rory O'Malley (Bill Gates), Bryan Fenkart (Steve Jobs) and cast members from the ill-fated Broadway musical to be, NERDS. Cast members will perform material from the show and more. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET!'s Jennifer Sanchez to Host BAC Open Mic & Mingle, 5/23ON YOUR FEET!'s Jennifer Sanchez to Host BAC Open Mic & Mingle, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) presents its eighth Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle hosted by 5 time Broadway Veteran, Jennifer Sanchez (ON YOUR FEET) on Monday, May 23rd at 7pm (doors open at 6pm). The evening will be kicked off by a stellar line up of Broadway pros followed by selected 'aspiring artists & friends' at at the legendary Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W 42nd Street. (more...)

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