|SUPER-WELLESIAN to Play Chicago Fringe Festival, 9/4-7|
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014
After a successful run of SAMUEL BECKETT, ANDRE THE GIANT, AND THE CRICKETS, Hawkeye Plainview Productions reteams with multiple Jeff Award winning Oracle Productions' B*Sides program with SUPER-WELLESIAN at this year's Chicago Fringe Festival at the Early and Often Stage, 4751 N. Milwaukee for only three performances September 4 @ 10pm, September 6 @ 7pm, and September 7 @ 8:30pm . Directed by Christopher Marcum, who also stars as Orson Welles, the full original cast also includes David Coupe as Superman, Natalie DiCristofano as Lois Lane, Linsey Falls as original Superman announcer Jackson Beck, and Kevin Crispin as Martian actor Clark Marble. Tickets for SUPER-WELLESIAN are free at the door with a suggested donation and a one time purchase of a $5 Chicago Fringe button. Tickets can purchases in advance for $10. (more...)
|KISS ME KATE to Play at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Sept. 12-21|
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014
A battle of the sexes is about to begin at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre as PinnWorth Productions presents the Broadway classic Kiss Me Kate. Featuring Cole Porter's acclaimed musical score, this comedy knock-out comes to the stage Fridays, Sept. 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Sept. 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)
|'Adventures of Superman' Plaque Dedication August 16|
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2014
Celebrating the 100th birthday of 'Adventures of Superman' star George Reeves, Superman creators Jerome Siegel and Joseph Shuster and over 60 years of the Adventures of Superman, a plaque will be dedicated Saturday, August 16 at 5400 Wilbur Avenue, Tarzana, California. The dedication will begin at 9:00 AM.
The event is being organized by Armand Vaquer, author of 'The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan.'
The site of the plaque was chosen as it was used in 1953 for a location shoot of the 'Adventures of Superman' 'The Man Who Could Read Minds' episode. Here, all principal characters of the show, Clark Kent (George Reeves), Perry White (John Hamilton), Lois Lane (Noel Neill), Jimmy Olsen (Jack Larson) and Inspector Bill Henderson (Robert Shayne), were filmed.
Attending the plaque dedication are Jack Larson, Beverly Washburn, Laura Siegel Larson and Stephanie Shayne Parkin.
The plaque dedication is open to the public. (more...)
|BWW Reviews: Sparkling KISS ME, KATE at Barrington Stage Company|
by Larry Murray - Jun 16, 2014
For this classic musical, Barrington Stage went big - and it pays off in a rollicking, ribald KISS ME, KATE with top notch singing, dancing, and saging. Cole Porter's musical gets a great cast that does his music proud, while not mining the genius of Bella and Samuel Spewack's book for every possible laugh. (more...)
|Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Barrington Stage Company's KISS ME KATE|
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 16, 2014
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, which opened last night, June 16, and runs through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the opening night celebrations! (more...)
|Elizabeth Stanley and Paul Anthony Stewart Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight|
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented today, June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)
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