Liz Smith News

Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune Plays Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 23, 2014

Tommy Tune, the nine-time Tony Award-winning singer/actor/dancer, will make his Cafe Carlyle debut with More Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales, through May 3. The show features Musical Director Michael Biagi on piano. BroadwayWord brings you photos from his concert below! (more...)

2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces More Productions and Readings, 7/7-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced additional productions and readings for its 2014 Festival. This year's Festival will begin July 7 and continue through July 27. An additional slate of concerts and other events will be announced shortly. (more...)

Roslyn Kind, Susan Eagan & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

HBO to Debut ALL ABOUT ANN: GOVERNOR RICHARDS OF THE LONE STAR STATE, 4/28
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Feisty, fiery, tough, unafraid, a force of nature and funny as hell. These are a few of the terms that were used to describe Ann Richards, one of the most charismatic American political figures of the last 30 years. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

Youth from Across the UK Participate in NATIONAL MEMORY - LOCAL STORIES Art Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Over seventy young people from across the UK have joined together at the National Portrait Gallery, London, to showcase their creative and personal responses to the First World War and its impact on their local areas, and to see their finished artwork go live on the National Portrait Gallery's website. The young people are all participants in National Memory - Local Stories, a nation-wide project led by the Gallery to help young people uncover personal connections with the First World War as part of its four-year programme commemorating the centenary. (more...)

ProArts Presents GOD OF CARNAGE, 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

ProArts is proud to present "God of Carnage" as the second show of their Spring 2014 season. This Tony Award winning comedy was written by Yasmina Reza and adapted by Christopher Hampton. Subtitled "A Comedy of manners…without the manners", "God of Carnage" is the winner of three Tony Awards including Best Play. New York Newsday calls it 'Hysterical!" Liz Smith says "Fasten your seatbelts and go! This comedy of grown people holding back and letting go is one of the funniest things I've encountered in 60 years of Broadway!" (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

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

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

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

Lily Tomlin to Perform at PlayhouseSquare's Ohio Theatre, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Comedienne Lily Tomlin either has the metabolism of a hummingbird or she never sleeps...it's the only plausible explanation of how she's been able to accomplish her uber-prolific number of entertainment credits! From Tomlin's TV to movies, comedy to drama, records to live stand-up, plus theater, writing and animated features...over-achiever Lily has conquered them all. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alan Cumming, Jane Krakowski & More Celebrate Elaine Stritch at SHOOT ME Premiere
by Walter McBride - Feb 21, 2014

The new documentary about stage and screen legend Elaine Stritch, Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME is set for a limited release beginning today, February 21, 2014 at New York City's IFC Center and Lincoln Plaza Cinema. The film just had its New York City premiere earlier this week and BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of Stritch and friends on the red carpet. Check out full coverage below! (more...)

Financial Poise and ChamberWise to Present “Were the Employees Stealing?” Webinar February 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Financial Poise and ChamberWise are pleased to announce a joint webinar, “Were the Employees Stealing?” on February 7, 2014. (more...)

Lily Tomlin Marries Jane Wagner on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

According to Chicago Tribune columnist Liz Smith, Lily Tomlin and her partner of more than four decades, Jane Wagner, tied the knot on New Year's Eve. (more...)

Sam Harris to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut, 1/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Celebrating the release of his new book, HAM: Slices of a Life, (a collection of stories and essays - Simon & Schuster), Tony Award nominee Sam Harris will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut in a show of the same name on Friday, January 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 25 at 7 p.m. He calls the show a 'liter-usical' - a theatrical hybrid of excerpts from the book artfully interspersed with Broadway and pop songs. Tickets for Sam Harris range in price from $25-$35 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (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...)

New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Set in NY's Times Square; truTV to Air
by TV News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Three new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(R) achievements were set Wednesday in New York's Times Square, where truTV set up the Guinness World Records(R) Unleashed Arena. (more...)

truTV Premieres New Season of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS UNLEASHED Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Determined record chasers are gearing up to wow viewers and secure a place in the record books when truTV's hit series Guinness World Records(R) Unleashed returns this fall with all new episodes (more...)

truTV Gives New Yorkers the Chance to Break Records in Times Square Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

truTV and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS are giving New Yorkers an opportunity to set some new world records in the Guinness World Records(R) Unleashed Arena. Located in Times Square (46th/47th and Broadway), the Arena will be open 2-9 p.m. today, Nov. 6, the day before truTV's hit series Guinness World Records Unleashed returns with brand new episodes. (more...)

truTV is Giving New Yorkers the Chance to Break Records in Times Square 11/6
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

truTV & GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS to Give New Yorkers Chance to Break Records At the 'Guinness World Records(R) Unleashed' Arena in Times Square (more...)

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