Martin Short News

Jason Alexander Will Step in for Mandy Patinkin at BSO's SuperPops Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has confirmed that due a schedule conflict resulting from participation in an upcoming Broadway production, Mandy Patinkin has withdrawn from his engagement with the Orchestra, slated for January 22 at The Music Center at Strathmore and January 23-25, 2015 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. In his place, the BSO welcomes actor Jason Alexander, best known for his portrayal as George Costanza on the hit series 'Seinfeld,' in addition to his lengthy Broadway career. BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will conduct the program, featuring music and humor as Alexander reminisces about his remarkable and versatile career on the stage and screen, and performs songs from several Broadway favorites, including Music Man, Pippin and Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

Comedian John Mulaney to Headline MULANEY on Fox, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

From Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian John Mulaney (“Saturday Night Live”) comes MULANEY, a multi-camera ensemble comedy series about a rising stand-up comic trying to take his career to the next level and the friends and mentors who lift him up, hold him back and push him around. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Paul Thomas Anderson's INHERENT VICE as the Centerpiece Selection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced yesterday that Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice will make its World Premiere as the Centerpiece selection for the upcoming 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 - October 12) on Saturday, October 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT Opens at the Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Never underestimate the power of designer shoes on matters of the heart. Theatre Planners presents a romantic comedy by Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of The Way You Look Tonight, opening tonight as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

FOX Sets Fall Premiere Dates for 2014-2015 Season, Including GOTHAM, SLEEPY HOLLOW, NEW GIRL & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

FOX has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series. (more...)

Original NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins Set to Return as 'Medda' on 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Newsies, the Tony Award® winning 'Critics' Pick,' just announced that original cast member Capathia Jenkins will return to the show in the role of Medda Larkin. Jenkins, who originated the role on Broadway, begins performances onTuesday, July 15 and will remain with the hit musical through its final performance on August 24. (more...)

Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM to Open The Public Theater's 2014-15 Downtown Season; Performances Begin 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The Public Theater will open its 2014-15 downtown season with the world premiere of Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub.š Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Matt Ray, ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour Haunts Boston Opera House
by Nancy Grossman - Jul 01, 2014

In celebration of its 25 years on Broadway, Cameron Mackintosh brought forth a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for a North American Tour, now in its Boston premiere at the ornate Boston Opera House. Directed by Laurence Connor, with choreography by Scott Ambler, impressive set design by Paul Brown, Maria Bjornson's Tony Award-winning original costume design, and evocative lighting design by Paule Constable, the show is a visual spectacle that has enough magical effects to transport the audience to the Paris Opera House in the late 19th century. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 30, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 30, 2014! (more...)

The Philly POPS Brings Patriotic Music to Wawa Welcome America! Festival on 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

On July 3, 2014 at 8 p.m. in front of Independence Hall, The Philly POPS® is proud to present Conductor Larry Blank, who will be standing in for Peter Nero, with guest soloist Capathia Jenkins to perform a free, patriotic celebration in honor of America's birthday. The concert is part of the Wawa Welcome America! Festival -- the nation's largest, free 4th of July festival. (more...)

Mike Marino Cancels This Weekend's Performance at The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Mike Marino's upcoming show, scheduled for this Saturday, June 21 at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, has been cancelled. (more...)

Alex Theatre Completes Renovations, Martin Short Performs in Special Gala, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Glendale Arts will celebrate the completion of the landmark Alex Theatre's multi-million dollar expansion and renovation when Emmy and Tony Award-winning performer Martin Short joins artistic director and conductor Matt Catingub and the Glendale Pops Orchestra for a special evening of comedy, music, song and dance at the Theatre's Grand reopening Saturday, June 21st. The Alex Theatre is located at 216 North Brand Boulevard in Glendale. (more...)

THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT to Run 7/12-8/24 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Never underestimate the power of designer shoes on matters of the heart. Theatre Planners presents a romantic comedy by Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of The Way You Look Tonight, opening July 12 as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Tony Winner Andrea Martin to Return to Provincetown, 6/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Andrea Martin is a two-time Emmy Award winner for the critically acclaimed sketch comedy series SCTV, and is also a two-time Tony Award winner. She won her second and most recent Tony Award last June of 2013 for her performance as Berthe in the Broadway revival of "Pippin" directed by Diane Paulus and her first award was for the musical 'My Favorite Year.' She is currently starring on Broadway at Lincoln Center in "Act One" by James Lapine opposite Tony Shalhoub. She is also filming a new television sitcom "Working The Engels" written by Katie Ford ("Miss Congeniality," "Desperate Housewives") which is now filming in Toronto. On June 28 and 29, this comic star of stage and screen returns to Broadway@ The Art House for the first time since its inaugural season in 2011. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky joins her as pianist and host for an evening of music and hilarity. For tickets please visit www.markcortalepresents.com/the-art-house or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

VIDEO: Martin Short Gives His Take on Kim & Kanye's Wedding on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Funnyman Martin Short stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN to share his impression of the recent wedding of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - June 3-6, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 03, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS on June 3-6, 2014! (more...)

The Second City's AMERICAN MIXTAPE Comes to Garner Galleria Theatre Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

The Second City's AMERICAN MIXTAPE plays The Garner Galleria Theatre June 4 through 29. Tickets are on sale now at Denvercenter.org. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 02, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 2, 2014! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lena Dunham, Martin Short, Farrah Abraham & More Hit Bookexpo America
by BWW Special Coverage - May 31, 2014

BookExpo America (BEA) is the #1 book and author event in North America and a traditional hot spot for celebrities who will soon be hawking books to appear. Below, check out photos of some of this year's authors. (more...)

The Orpheum to Celebrate Summer Brides with Wedding Double Feature: FATHER OF THE BRIDE and BRIDESMAIDS, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

On Thursday, June 12th at 7:00 PM, the Orpheum will celebrate summer brides with a wedding double feature including the 1991 version of FATHER OF THE BRIDE followed by the hit comedy BRIDESMAIDS. Brides and wedding enthusiasts are encouraged to come early and see the biggest trends in bridal couture from Maggie Louise Bridal, who is sponsoring the double feature. (more...)

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