Lily Tomlin News

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

Jane Fonda to Join Russell Crowe & Amanda Seyfried in FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

With a comedy set up at Netflix, and the family dramedy THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU with Jason Bateman on the horizon, Deadline reports that Fonda has just signed on to join Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Octava Spencer, and Aaron Paul in Gabriele Muccino's FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS. Bruce Greenview has also joined the cast. (more...)

WSU's Bonstelle Theatre Presents GUYS AND DOLLS, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Tonight, April 11, Theatre and Dance at Wayne rolls back the clock to the era when the Bonstelle Theatre became a part of Wayne State University, with the production of the 1950 classic, Guys & Dolls. Based on Damon Runyon's story and characters, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy features one of the greatest musical scores in the history of American theatre, and is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. (more...)

Kate del Castillo, Miriam Colon & Angelica Vale Among First Stars of Off-Broadway's LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The producers of Los Monologos de la Vagina, Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, have announced the stars joining the show for the first four weeks at New York's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

New Adaptation of THE GUARDSMAN to Run 5/17-6/22 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Can a jealous actor fool his cheating wife? Lillian Groag (artistic associate at the Old Globe) directs a new adaptation of The Guardsman, the comic tour de force about love, fidelity and illusion by Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnar, opening May 17 at the NoHo Arts Center. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 29-April 4
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 04, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at opening night celebrations of IF/THEN, a first look at the West End production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, a sneak peak at THE REALISTIC JONESES, and more! (more...)

5th Avenue Theatre Cancels GIGI Concert Due to Scheduling Conflicts; Moves BALLROOM WITH A TWIST to August 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre was originally set to present a re-imagined concert version of Lerner and Loewe's Tony Award-winning musical GIGI this May, but the company has been forced to cancel the production due to internal scheduling conflicts. The musical has been announced for a Broadway opening in 2015. (more...)

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES to Make Off-Broadway Return in Spanish, Begin. May 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, The Vagina Monologues, will return in a new form when the first New York City revival opens for a Spanish language engagement at its original off-Broadway home. Los Monologos de la Vagina will begin performances at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on May 6 . Opening night will be announced. Mexican director Jaime Matarredona helms the production. It is produced by Morris Gilbert and Federico Gonzalez Compean. This will mark the first time that a mainstream off-Broadway theatre has hosted a commercial Spanish language play for an ongoing run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: National Corporate Theatre Fund Honors Kristin Chenoweth at Chairman's Awards Gala
by Walter McBride - Apr 01, 2014

Last night at New York City's Pierre Hotel, the National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) honored Tony and Emmy Award Winning singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth, and the Edgerton Foundation for their leadership in the arts at the NCTF 2014 Chairman's Awards Gala. The evening included a special performance by Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, stars of the current hit musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder; an excerpt from the highly acclaimed show Witness Uganda, currently at A.R.T. (an NCTF member theatre); and an appearance by legendary comedian Lily Tomlin, currently on tour with a solo show. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Coco Peru to Play Feinstein's at the Nikko, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome Coco Peru to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m. Coco loves to reminisce. In fact, she's very good at it. In A More Intimate Evening with Coco Peru, Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff too. Whether you've heard all or some of these stories, or if you're a Coco virgin, come see why Lily Tomlin called Coco 'one of the last great storytellers' and experience the trailblazing Queen who elevated drag whilst still wearing sensible heels. Tickets for Coco Peru range in price from $25 - $40 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, March 31, 2014 - Galas Galore! Kristin Chenoweth, HEATHERS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 31, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Kristin Chenoweth will be honored at tonight's NCTF Gala, MCC is hosting its MISCAST celebration, and HEATHERS opens off-Broadway! (more...)

Elayne Boosler Performs at STAGE 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activistElayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances tonight, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

Julie Brown's HOMECOMING QUEEN'S GOT A MUSICAL Returns to the Cavern Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Back by popular demand due to three totally sold-out weekends is Julie Brown's HOMECOMING QUEEN'S GOT A MUSICAL, full of murder, mayhem and musical numbers, beginning Today, March 28 for a two-week run at the Cavern Club Theater, Silverlake, Calif. (more...)

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center to Salute Director Andrea Meyerson's LAUGHING MATTERS, 4/6
by Movies News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

StandOut Productions and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center present a one-night-only salute to director Andrea Meyerson's first fim, Lauging Matters, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its release. The award-winning movie features the hilarious on-stage comedy acts of Kate Clinton, Marga Gomez, Suzanne Westenhoefer, and Karen Williams, as well as revealing one-on-one interviews. Laughing Matters has been broadcast on Here TV, Viacom's Logo Network, and Canada's Astral Network. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Delaware (more...)

Liza Minnelli and Miss Coco Peru Raise Over $45K for the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

For the eighth installment of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's ongoing series, Conversations With Coco -- Miss Coco Peru's series of live, unscripted interviews with celebrated performing artists -- the L.A. drag legend welcomed the legendary, entertainer Liza Minnelli to the Center's Renberg Theatre. Like her previous get-togethers with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Miss Coco prepared a multi-media presentation featuring highlights of Ms. Minnelli's storied career and a casual yet in-depth conversation. (more...)

VIDEO: Dolly Parton Talks '9 to 5' Reunion Plans & More on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Singer, actress and theme park owner Dolly Parton is already busy touring for her upcoming release, 'Blue Smoke,' and announced plans to perform on TODAY. (more...)

Liza Minnelli Set for LA Gay & Lesbian Center's CONVERSATIONS WITH COCO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

For the eighth installment of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's ongoing series, Conversations With Coco-Miss Coco Peru's series of live, unscripted interviews with celebrated performing artists-the L.A. drag legend welcomes the legendary, quadruple-threat entertainer Miss Liza Minnelli to the Center's Renberg Theatre. (more...)

WSU's Bonstelle Theatre to Present GUYS AND DOLLS, 4/11-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

On Friday April 11, Theatre and Dance at Wayne rolls back the clock to the era when the Bonstelle Theatre became a part of Wayne State University, with the production of the 1950 classic, Guys & Dolls. Based on Damon Runyon's story and characters, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy features one of the greatest musical scores in the history of American theatre, and is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. (more...)

The Julesworks Follies to Present 24th Edition of Santa Fe's Monthly Variety Show, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Julesworks presents edition twenty-four of Santa Fe's Monthly Variety Show, The Julesworks Follies, on Monday, March 31st at 7 pm. Julesworks continues to stage their show at the newly reopened Jean Cocteau Cinema at 418 Montezuma, their current home. (more...)

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