Leslie Jordan News

Emmy Award Winner Leslie Jordan To Debut at The Metropolitan Room This JulyEmmy Award Winner Leslie Jordan To Debut at The Metropolitan Room This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. (more...)

Candice Guardino Bringing ITALIAN BRED to the Bickford Theatre This AugustCandice Guardino Bringing ITALIAN BRED to the Bickford Theatre This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show "Italian Bred" to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. The show which had a successful and critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run in 2013 has been playing to packed houses across the country for the past couple of years. (more...)

Sally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in ProvincetownSally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Producer Rick Murray has added award-winning actress Sally Field to the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Cabaret Series. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to New Jersey This SummerCandice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to New Jersey This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Candice Guardino will visit New Jersey with ITALIAN BRED this summer after successful shows in NYC, LA and Chicago, where she received rave reviews and played to sold-out crowds. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINEVarla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The United States is tripping, so what do we need to keep us from hitting rock bottom? Bad heroine! Drag superstar (and recent parolee) Varla Jean Merman's new show pays tribute to the inspiring women who have inspired her to think about becoming inspirational. Will Varla Jean be an inspiration...or end up on Intervention? Make tracks to this year's most addictive comedy cabaret! International chanteuse and perennial P-Town prima donna Varla Jean Merman brings her brand new show "Bad Heroine" to The Art House in Provincetown from June 23 through September 1. The show is directed by Michael Schiralli, written by Jeffery Roberson and Jacques Lamarre, with additional material by Ricky Graham and also features Gerald Goode and Brian Johnston.  For Tickets and information, please visit http://ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

TRIPLE THREAT Returns with an Exciting New LineupTRIPLE THREAT Returns with an Exciting New Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

TRIPLE THREAT w/ Kimball Allen, the 90-minute Seattle variety talk show, is coming back to the Triple Door main stage on July 6th, 2017, for another all-star lineup of performances. Official guest lineup: (more...)

Candice Guardino to Premiere at the Paramount TheatreCandice Guardino to Premiere at the Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Candice Guardino is being called someone who "Stuns!" and is "Redefining Solo Performances" by The Chicago Stage, so it only seems fitting that the world renowned Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ would present Italian Bred. It's based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Candice slips in and out of multiple family characters while sharing the stage with virtual cameos of Emmy winner Leslie Jordan ("Will and Grace"), Mario Cantone ("Sex & the City"), Steve Schirripa ("The Sopranos"), and Vic DiBitetto ("Mall Cop 2.")  (more...)

Leslie Jordan Set for Metropolitan Room DebutLeslie Jordan Set for Metropolitan Room Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. (more...)

New Conservatory Theatre Center Extends San Francisco Premiere of SORDID LIVESNew Conservatory Theatre Center Extends San Francisco Premiere of SORDID LIVES
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

New Conservatory Theatre Center has extended the San Francisco premiere of Sordid Lives by Del Shores and directed by Dennis Lickteig, due to the tremendous audience response to the cult comedy phenomenon finally making its San Francisco premiere. (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Make Chicago Debut This MonthCandice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Make Chicago Debut This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Chicago May 17th - 28th at the Greenhouse Theater. (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 - 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...)

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 - Mar 10, 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...)

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 BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 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...)

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 - Mar 8, 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...)

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...)

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