Leslie Jordan News

Alex Minsky to Throw First Pitch at 3rd Annual DRAG QUEEN WORLD SERIES, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Defending Champions The LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are headed back to the softball field to defend their title against The West Hollywood Cheerleaders in the Drag Queen World Series on May 10, 2014 from 1-4pm. (more...)

Dir. Del Shores to Continue SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES for Limited Run
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Award-winning writer/director Del Shores is continuing his latest film, Southern Baptist Sissies, in a limited theatrical run. (more...)

Betty White, Sean Hayes and More Set for Celebration Theatre's 2014 Vibrant Voice Awards Benefit, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Celebration Theatre has announced its annual Vibrant Voice Awards benefit event, this year featuring original 'Golden Girl' Betty White along with her Hot in Cleveland co-stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, and Wendie Malick reading a classic episode of The Golden Girls. The 2014 Vibrant Voice Awards will be presented to Wendie Malick and Robert Forster, and there will be special appearances by Sean Hayes and other stars to be announced. (more...)

Betty White & HOT IN CLEVELAND Cast, Sean Hayes & More Set for Celebration Theatre's 31st Benefit, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Celebration Theatre has announced its annual Vibrant Voice Awards benefit event, this year featuring original 'Golden Girl' Betty White along with her Hot in Cleveland co-stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, and Wendie Malick reading a classic episode of The Golden Girls. The 2014 Vibrant Voice Awards will be presented to Wendie Malick and Robert Forster, and there will be special appearances by Sean Hayes and other stars to be announced. (more...)

Leslie Jordan & Varla Jean Coming to Hobby Center, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Two of the funniest and most popular LGBT artists who've successfully crossed over to conquer broader national and international audiences join farcical forces when comic genius Leslie Jordan headlines the Hobby Center's Zilhka Hall with Texas' native daughter (son?) the fabulous, funny and fierce drag impresario Varla Jean Merman opening the show. Jordan and Merman will appear for one night only, May 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are available at the Hobby Center Box Office, at www.thehobbycenter.org or by calling (713) 315-2525. Tickets range from $42.75 to $62.75. (more...)

Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone to Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone will headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone will be joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is set for Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

HOLLYWOOD TO DOLLYWOOD Now Available Through HERE TV
by Movies News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Breaking Glass Pictures is thrilled to announce that Hollywood to Dollywood is now available through Here TV (more...)

Leslie Jordan Gallops Back to Feinstein's at the Nikko with SHOW PONY, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Saddle up and get ready for some horsing around, San Francisco! After leaving audiences in stitches in January with his sold-out hilarious and touching romp, Fruit Fly, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to welcome back Emmy Award winner, Leslie Jordan, for one performance of his latest autobiographical one-man show, Show Pony - Sunday, March 23 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Del Shores' Festival Smash SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES Begins National Release
by Movies News Desk - Feb 05, 2014


Leslie Jordan to Bring FRUIT FLY to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome Emmy Award winner, Leslie Jordan, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Friday, January 31, 2014 at 8 p.m. Do gay men become their mothers? That is the question asked in Leslie Jordan's hilarious and touching new romp, Fruit Fly. A tribute to motherhood, Jordan travels back in time using show-and-tell to take audiences on the ride of a lifetime, sharing hysterical stories about growing-up as a flamboyant, doll-loving boy in the South. From the day a teenage Leslie sits down with his caring but clueless mother to inform her that he has decided to forego college to become a female impersonator, all the way to a gay Alaskan cruise with 2,000 gay men on which a 53 year-old Leslie witnesses his aging mother's astounding metamorphosis, Jordan's storytelling skills make for an evening of fun and thought-provoking theater. Tickets for Leslie Jordan range in price from $25-$35 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Kristen Johnston Diagnosed with Auto-Immune Disorder, Will Not Appear in Two Episodes of THE EXES
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Actress/comedian Kristen Johnston, currently starring in TV Land's hit sitcom THE EXES, has revealed that after months of illness, she has been diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disorder, which has forced her to miss filming on two upcoming episodes of the series. (more...)

Casts of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY Set for Live Twitter Chats Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The full casts of ABC Family's hilarious original comedy series “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy” will participate in a live Twitter chat with fans during the East Coast broadcast of the all-new holiday episodes tonight, December 11, 8:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. ET / 5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. PT. (more...)

ABC Family Airs All-New Holiday Episodes of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

ABC Family rings in the holidays with back-to-back Christmas episodes of the hit comedies “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy,” premiering tonight, December 11 (8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

ABC Family to Air All-New Holiday Episodes of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY, 12/11
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

ABC Family rings in the holidays with back-to-back Christmas episodes of the hit comedies “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy,” premiering Wednesday, December 11 (8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko Announces Lineup for January 2014
by Rosie Hertzman - Nov 18, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to announce the upcoming lineup atFeinstein's at the Nikko for January 2014. Artists include actor and singer Tom Wopat, star of stage and screen Cheyenne Jackson, Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess, Emmy Award winning actor and comedian Leslie Jordan, and more! (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson, Sierra Boggess & More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to announce the upcoming lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko for January 2014. Artists include actor and singer Tom Wopat, star of stage and screen Cheyenne Jackson, Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess, Emmy Award winning actor and comedian Leslie Jordan, and more! Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

LESLIE JORDAN: SHOW PONY to Play Renberg Theatre, 12/12-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Reaction Productions and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center present the delightful, diminutive, deep-South dynamo: Emmy Award winner Leslie Jordan in his new solo tour-de-force, Show Pony. Returning to the Center's Renberg Theatre in December, Jordan's latest showiz epic will guarantee to make your holidays merry and bright! The show plays December 12, 13, 14 at 8 p.m., and December 15 at 7 p.m. (more...)

October Run Announced for Varla Jean Merman and The Gold Dust Orphans in MILDRED FIERCE, 10/5-27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

TWEED TheaterWorks & Theater 80 St. Marks have announced the highly anticipated NYC return of Varla Jean Merman with Boston's acclaimed Gold Dust Orphans in the New York premiere of MILDRED FIERCE, a dizzily entertaining sendup of the 1945 classic "Mildred Pierce", which will begin previews on Saturday, October 5that Theater 80 St. Marks. The production, written by Ryan Landry will have it's official opening on Saturday, October 12th at 10:30PM and will continue performances until October 27th. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman and The Gold Dust Orphans Star in MILDRED FIERCE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

TWEED TheaterWorks & Theater 80 St. Marks have announced the highly anticipated NYC return of Varla Jean Merman with Boston's acclaimed Gold Dust Orphans in the New York premiere of MILDRED FIERCE, a dizzily entertaining sendup of the 1945 classic 'MildrEd Pierce', which will begin previews on Saturday, October 5that Theater 80 St. Marks. The production, written by Ryan Landry will have it's official opening tonight, October 12th at 10:30PM and will continue performances until October 27th. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman and The Gold Dust Orphans Star in MILDRED FIERCE, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

TWEED TheaterWorks & Theater 80 St. Marks have announced the highly anticipated NYC return of Varla Jean Merman with Boston's acclaimed Gold Dust Orphans in the New York premiere of MILDRED FIERCE, a dizzily entertaining sendup of the 1945 classic 'Mildred Pierce', which will begin previews today, October 5that Theater 80 St. Marks. The production, written by Ryan Landry will have it's official opening today, October 12th at 10:30PM and will continue performances until October 27th. (more...)

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