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  • Date Of Birth:
    June 28, 1926 (88)
    Birth Place:
    Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Gender:
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    Gail Bennett to Star as MARY POPPINS, Beginning 7/30 at Ogunquit Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

    Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Ogunquit Playhouse July 30 to August 30! This family musical features the delightful songs from the cherished Disney film including “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step in Time.” Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: LENDER IS THE NIGHT is an Adaptation in Name Only, but That's Just Fine
    by Jeff Davis - Jul 24, 2014


    Photo Flash: Joy Behar, Jennifer Coolidge, Susie Essman and Anita Wise Preview LIPSHTICK: THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP in Las Vegas
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

    Emmy Award winner and talk show host Joy Behar, 2 BROKE GIRLS star and 'Stiffler's Mom' from AMERICAN PIE fame Jennifer Coolidge, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM's Susie Essman, and Anita Wise came out for a special preview of The Venetian Las Vegas' LIPSHTICK: THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP tonight at LAVO New York. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance, Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Children's Theatre to Host Team Sydni Benefit Concert, 7/20
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

    The Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance and Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre and Children's Theatre will present a free concert A Magical Musical Adventure on Sunday, July 20 at 7 pm, on the Knight Stage at Middletown High School. Forty-one local dancers ranging in age from 3 to 18 will perform together to raise money for Team Sydni. The concert features many of well-loved fairy tale characters, and includes a variety of song-and-dance styles. There is no charge for admission. Free-will donations will be accepted at the door, and during intermission the dancers' parents have organized a basket raffle, which includes donations from many Middletown merchants in an effort to further help Sydni. This is the second annual summer production of the Dee Buchanan Studio and Way Off Broadway. Last year's concert raised over $2,600 to help another local student, TJ Rufty. (more...)

    Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner to Salute Sid Caesar Tonight; Event to Be Live Streamed
    by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

    Two comedic legends, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner will reunite this evening to pay homage to the late comedian Sid Caesar at the Paley Center in Los Angeles. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Should Delight Beck Audiences, But...
    by Roy Berko - Jul 14, 2014

    On a November Saturday afternoon in 2007, I anxiously entered the Hilton Theatre in New York. I love exaggerated, well-conceived and performed farce. I was going to see 'Young Frankenstein' by the king of farce and parody, Mel Brooks. Yes, 'Young Frankenstein,' officially known as 'The New Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein,' was the Broadway follow-up to 'The Producers,' by the comedy madman and his writing sidekick, Thomas Meehan. (more...)

    GAME OF THRONES Leads with 19 Emmy Noms; Check Out Nominations By Network & Show!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 10, 2014

    The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement were announced this morning at the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District. For the first time, this year's nominees were selected via online voting. (more...)

    COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award
    by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

    Crackle received a nomination today for Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" in the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Gail Bennett and More in MARY POPPINS at the Patchogue Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

    The Long Island premiere of 'Disney's Mary Poppins' is set to fly at the Patchogue Theatre - featuring Broadway caliber actors and aerial effects. The musical, produced by The Gateway, plays July 2-19. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

    Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner & Friends Salute Sid Caesar, 7/16
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

    'Sid Caesar was a giant-maybe the best comedian who ever practiced the trade. And I was privileged to be one of his writers and one of his friends.' -Mel Brooks (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Mel Brooks' THE PRODUCERS Brings Laughter to the Max at the Morgan Wixson Theater
    by Shari Barrett - Jul 01, 2014

    Bialystock and Bloom! Those names should strike terror and hysteria in anyone familiar with Mel Brooks' classic cult comedy film. Now as a big Broadway musical, THE PRODUCERS once again sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. The 2001 Tony Award Winning Best Musical based on Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, has been wowing audiences around the world, and now at the Morgan Wixson Theater in Santa Monica through August 2, 2014. (more...)

    Premi BroadwayWorld 2013-14 - La giuria: Saverio Marconi
    by Nino Prattico - Jun 30, 2014

    Ci eravamo lasciati lunedi scorso con la notizia dell'ingresso in giuria di Gian Maria Cervo, che affianchera i gia annunciati Gino Landi, Rossana Casale e Germano Mazzocchetti nell'arduo compito di raffinare il voto gia espresso dal pubblico votante... Come gia annunciato da Giampiero Ingrassia in conferenza stampa (qui l'articolo), e con una punta d'orgoglio che ufficializziamo oggi il nome del quinto giurato d'eccezione: un pioniere che, nel solco della tradizione di Garinei e Giovannini, ha importato la formula musical anglosassone in Italia... SAVERIO MARCONI! (more...)

    Fountain Hills Theater Announces 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

    Fountain Hills Theater is proud to present its 2014-15 seasons for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too! and Youth Theater. For additional information call Patty Torrilhon at 480-837-9661 or email patty@fhtaz.org. (more...)

    Tacoma Musical Playhouse to Close 2013-14 Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 7/11-8/3
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

    Tacoma- Tacoma Musical Playhouse (TMP), the region's largest community theater, concludes its 20th anniversary season with the upcoming musical Young Frankenstein. Young Frankenstein opens July 11th and runs through August 3rd. (more...)

    DPAC Presents DIRTY DANCING, Tickets on Sale 6/28
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

    DPAC announced today that individual tickets for the Triangle premiere of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will go on sale June 28 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at the DPAC Ticket Center or by visiting DPACnc.com and Ticketmaster. The staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film will play DPAC September 16-21, 2014. (more...)

    17-Year Itch Gets Laughs in WIFE BEGINS AT 40, 7/9-27
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

    Hudson Village Theatre's third offering in a four-play summer season, running from July 9 to 27, 2014, is the 'drawing room comedy', Wife Begins at Forty, written by Earl Barret, Ray Cooney and Arne Sultan and directed by Glen Bowser. (more...)

    It's Alive! YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is Fully Charged at Beck Center, 7/11-8/17
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

    Beck Center for the Arts presents The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, July 11 through August 17, 2014 on the Mackey Main Stage. Nominated for three Tony Awards and awarded Best Musical by the Outer Critics Circle, this monstrously entertaining musical comedy is based on Mel Brooks' parody of classic horror movies. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

    Olney Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

    Olney Theatre Center, Maryland's destination for professional theater performance and education, proudly announced its 2015 Season at the opening of its current hit show, Avenue Q, on Saturday, June 16. One of Maryland's two state theaters, Olney Theatre Center continues its commitment to producing great American classics, new works, as well as family-friendly shows in its 77thyea (more...)

    Seinfeld's COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE Season Four Premieres Today on Crackle
    by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

    Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the popular award-winning Web series created by and starring Jerry Seinfeld, will return to Crackle and ComediansInCarsGettingCoffee.com on June 19. (more...)

    Breaking News+ Video: Jason Robert Brown's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Open on Broadway This Fall!
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

    It's been announced, predicted and rumored and now it appears to be near official that Jason Robert Brown's Honeymoon in Vegas will be coming to Broadway this Fall. In a New York Times report on the closing of AFTER MIDNIGHT at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, they note that next up is said to be Honeymoon in Vegas, though dates are not yet confirmed. (more...)

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