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Varla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSICVarla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

International chanteuse Varla Jean Merman opens her jaws wide to take a bite out of the American Songbook in "A Little White Music" at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 5 & 6, featuring Gerald Goode at the piano. (more...)

Billy Porter, Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Crown & Anchor's 2017 Cabaret Series in ProvincetownBilly Porter, Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Crown & Anchor's 2017 Cabaret Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Producer Rick Murray will present the 2017 Cabaret Series in Provincetown, MA this summer at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theatre, Cabaret Room, and Town Hall Auditorium. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & MoreFeinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Photo Flash: Catch Candice Guardino Live in ITALIAN BRED!Photo Flash: Catch Candice Guardino Live in ITALIAN BRED!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show performing now at The Colony Theatre in Burbank CA. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. (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...)

New Conservatory Theatre Center presents SORDID LIVESNew Conservatory Theatre Center presents SORDID LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

In May, Sordid Lives by Del Shores makes its San Francisco debut as New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the play that spawned the huge cult comedy phenomenon. Three generations of a dysfunctional small-town Texas family gather after their elderly matriarch dies during a tryst in a seedy motel room with her much younger, much married neighbor. Fireworks are set off and bizarre truths exposed as the town prepares for what could be an embarrassing funeral. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSICVarla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

???????International chanteuse Varla Jean Merman opens her jaws wide to take a bite out of the American Songbook in "A Little White Music" at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 5 & 6, featuring Gerald Goode at the piano. (more...)

Del Shores's A VERY SORDID WEDDING Film Sequel to Premiere in Palm SpringsDel Shores's A VERY SORDID WEDDING Film Sequel to Premiere in Palm Springs
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Award-winning writer/director Del Shores ('Blues For Willadean,' 'Southern Baptist Sissies,' 'Queer A Folk') releases his latest film, A Very Sordid Wedding, the outrageously funny sequel to his play, movie and TV series Sordid Lives. (more...)

TRIPLE THREAT Returns to Triple Door MainstageTRIPLE THREAT Returns to Triple Door Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TRIPLE THREAT w/ Kimball Allen, the 90-minute Seattle variety talk show, is coming back to the Triple Door mainstage on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, for another all-star lineup of performances including: (more...)

Photo Flash: TRIPLE THREAT Comes to SeattlePhoto Flash: TRIPLE THREAT Comes to Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

TRIPLE THREAT w/ Kimball Allen, the 90-minute Seattle variety talk show, is coming back to the Triple Door mainstage on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, for another all-star lineup of performances. Official guest lineup to be announced soon. (more...)

UK Premiere of SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES at Above The Stag TheatreUK Premiere of SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES at Above The Stag Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Continuing our new 2017 season, Above The Stag Theatre presents the UK Premiere Southern Baptist Sissies by Del Shores, directed by Gene David Kirk (Party, Haram Iran, The Sum of Us) from 8 March. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017
by - Jan 3, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017. (more...)

UPDATE: Debra Messing Says WILL & GRACE Revival 'Nothing Beyond Talks' For NowUPDATE: Debra Messing Says WILL & GRACE Revival 'Nothing Beyond Talks' For Now
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Yesterday, Debra Messing, who portrayed Grace Adler on the hit sitcom, took to Twitter to say her co-star was sadly mistaken when he shared his news (more...)

Will & Grace Confirmed for Ten-Episode NBC Revival!Will & Grace Confirmed for Ten-Episode NBC Revival!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2016

We've suspected it for several months, but now, thanks to Leslie Jordan, the news is official: Will & Grace is coming back for revival on NBC! According to Entertainment Tonight, the beloved and groundbreaking sitcom will begin filming this summer, just in time for Donald Trump's first year as the President. (more...)

Broadway's Eric Krop to Headline Martinis Above Fourth | Table + StageBroadway's Eric Krop to Headline Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Eric Krop, known for his performances in Godspell on Broadway and the movie musical, Grind, debuts his solo show of power ballads, contemporary Pop songs, original music, and classic hits at Martinis Above Fourth on Thursday, January 12. Tickets, available at www.ma4sd.com, are $20 for the 8PM show. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to The Colony Theatre This WinterCandice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to The Colony Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

ITALIAN BRED comes to the West Coast after a successful Off Broadway NYC run with Sold-Out Crowds and Rave Reviews. After several, standing room only performances at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood, Italian Bred moves to The Colony Theatre in Burbank to accommodate the frequent large crowds. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Brings A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC To The Copa Palm SpringsVarla Jean Merman Brings A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC To The Copa Palm Springs
by David Green - Oct 5, 2016

Varla Jean Merman brings her hilarious new show Varla Jean Merman: A Little White Music ("a honky hit-parade of the whitest music you've ever suffered through!") to Palm Springs' Copa Nightclub and Cabaret on October 14 and 15 at 8PM. Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman (who boasts that Ernest Borgnine is her father and Ethel Merman is her mother) is perhaps best known for her role in the independent film Girls will be Girls. She had a co-starring role in the 1997 film, Franchesca Page. Merman was also one of the performers featured in the HBO original documentary Dragtime. (more...)

Scoop: Disney Channel August 2016 Programming HighlightsScoop: Disney Channel August 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney Channel August 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

MenAlive Chorus to Close 15th Season with B'WAY@15 ExtravaganzaMenAlive Chorus to Close 15th Season with B'WAY@15 Extravaganza
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Under the direction of Artistic Director Bob Gunn, MenAlive -- now celebrating 15 seasons as Orange County's first and only Gay Men's Chorus -- will present a spectacular song-and-dance extravaganza showcasing some of Broadway's best musicals of the past 15 years... the very same time frame (from 2001 to 2016) of MenAlive's very existence. (more...)

MenAlive Chorus to Close 15th Season with B'WAY@15 ExtravaganzaMenAlive Chorus to Close 15th Season with B'WAY@15 Extravaganza
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Under the direction of Artistic Director Bob Gunn, MenAlive -- now celebrating 15 seasons as Orange County's first and only Gay Men's Chorus -- will present a spectacular song-and-dance extravaganza showcasing some of Broadway's best musicals of the past 15 years... the very same time frame (from 2001 to 2016) of MenAlive's very existence. (more...)

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