Milton Berle News

Date Of Birth:
July 12, 1908
Date Of Death:
March 27, 2002 (93)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
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Advertising and Marketing Industry Veteran Joins Keek Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) announced today that Matt Scheckner has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Scheckner is President and CEO of Stillwell Partners, a boutique consultancy. Stillwell is best known as the producer of Advertising Week, the world's largest advertising, marketing and media industry summit. The Week is conducted in New York City and London home of Advertising Week Europe. Under Scheckner's leadership, which dates back to 2004, the B-to-B event has evolved into a vibrant, vital platform that advances the industry. The event is supported and attended by the world's premier players in creative, marketing, media and technology.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Timothy Busfield and Melissa Gilbert Talk Stage, Screen, Sorkin, and Working Together
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 11, 2014

Recently married, actors Timothy Busfield and Melisa Gilbert, now transplanted to Michigan, have had big careers so far, and huge plans upcoming. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Remembers Music Publisher Frank Military
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 10, 2014

Frank Military the legendary music publisher whose imprint was on many of the hit songs over the last 45 years was memorialized by his son at the Friars Club yesterday. It was an emotional afternoon as many of the icons of the music world attended. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Friars Club Pays Tribute to Mickey Freeman
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 27, 2014

The Friars Club was full of laughter last night as Friar Mickey Freeman was remembered by a group of comics who dubbed themselves Mickey's Kids. Comics Mike Fine and Bob Greenberg produced the event and along with Dave Konig assembled these “kids” to recreate the humor and pay respect to one of the legends in the world of comedy. Mickey Freeman also gained fame as a character actor who appeared as a regular on The Phil Silvers TV Show (Sgt. Bilko). He also appeared on episodes of Naked City, the Lloyd Bridges Show and The Equalizer, in addition to his travels as a stand- up comic. Performers at the event were, Larry Stevens, Mike Fine, Jerry Coe, Dave Konig, Jake Ehrenreich, Bob Greenberg, Marc Eliot, Joe Franklin, Paul and Goldie Dver, and 99 year old Prof. Irwin Corey. (more...)

Bobby Rydell to Play Las Vegas' Suncoast Showroom, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Bobby Rydell, All-American boy of the Baby Boom era, performs his rock n' roll hits at the Suncoast Showroom April 25, 26 and 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Sid Caesar
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, actor and comedian Sid Caesar passed away on February 12 in his home. He was 91 years old. BroadwayWorld remembers the legend below. (more...)

Tony Nominee Sid Caesar Passes Away at 91
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

According to published reports, actor and comedian Sid Caesar passed away today, February 12, in his home. He was 91 years old. (more...)

Leslie Uggams to Perform at Amas Musical Theatre's 45th Anniversary Benefit Gala, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 45th Anniversary at a gala benefit on Monday, March 31st, 2014 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is veteran Broadway virtuoso Maurice Hines. (more...)

Sandy Hackett to Bring MY BUDDY to Kravis Center, 1/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Legendary Comedian Buddy Hackett is brought to life in this live musical, theatrical production, told by the person closest to him… his son, Sandy Hackett. 'MY BUDDY" premieres at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts January 16-19. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2014 LA's Next Great Stage Star in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

The 2014 season continues this weekend after its launch last Sunday, January 5th, in North Hollywood, CA. at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal. (more...)

LA'S NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2014 to Sing in the New Year at Sterling's Upstairs, 1/5-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

LA's Next Great Stage Star® 2014 sings in the New Year beginning Sunday, January 5 at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, the most critically acclaimed concert supper club in the greater Los Angeles area. (more...)

Gavin MacLeod and Elinor F. Rowe Set for THEATRE CHAT, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: http://www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guests are actor Gavin MacLeod and Elinor F. Rowe. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy & Friends Plays the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 26, 2013

Long time Friar Jamie deRoy brought her long running and hugely successful Jamie deRoy & friends variety show to the Milton Berle Room at the legendary Friars Club last night The friends in this addition of Jamie's show were Christina Bianco, Daisy Jopling, Reese Waters, Wade Preston, Penny Fuller and Anita Gillette. Ron Abel was music director and Barry Kleinbort directed. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Bogardus, Marilyn Sokol, and More at '2013 Best of Broadway & Cabaret' Actors' Temple Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

A star-studded musical celebration, the 4th Annual Best of Broadway & Cabaret to benefit the Actors' Temple [339 West 47th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenue], the historic theater district landmark that has been a welcoming home to show business Jews, their family, and friends, took place on November 18. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Senior Star Power Teases New Revue WE HAVE A DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Kirk Douglas, Debbie Reynolds, George Chakiris, Carol Channing, Rip Taylor, Florence Henderson, Michael Learned and more, offer encouragement to Senior Star Power Productions, as they embark on a mission to establish a year-round theatrical performing arts complex for seniors. (more...)

Broadway & Cabaret Community Celebrate The Actors Temple in 2013 Concert Benefit Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The Best of Broadway & Cabaret come out in support of the Actors' Temple, (est. 1917) tonight, Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The Fourth Annual Concert Fundraiser will take place at the Temple, 339 West 47th Street. This musical celebration will benefit the theater district historic landmark which has been struggling to survive in recent years. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams and More Set for 4th Annual 'Best of Broadway & Cabaret' Actors Temple Benefit, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

A star-studded musical celebration, the 4th Annual Best of Broadway & Cabaret to benefit the Actors' Temple [339 West 47th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenue], the historic theater district landmark that has been a welcoming home to show business Jews, their family, and friends, will take place Today, November 18 at 7 P.M. (more...)

Palm Springs Cultural Center to Bring Tribute to Legendary Film Director Stanley Kramer to Camelot Theatre, Beg. 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

The Palm Springs Cultural Center announces a new addition to its annual line-up of cultural programs and special events -- The Stanley Kramer Film Festival will debut at Camelot Theatres on Friday, November 15th and run through Today, November 17th. The 2013 event, which is designed to coincide with other Stanley Kramer Centennial events taking place this year, will include special screenings of six of Stanley Kramer's best-known films. It will also feature special events, and special appearances with actress Karen Sharpe Kramer, Stanley Kramer's widow, and his daughter, the actress and singer, Katharine "Kat" Kramer. (more...)

Palm Springs Cultural Center Brings Tribute to Legendary Film Director Stanley Kramer to Camelot Theatre Today
by David Green - Nov 15, 2013

The Palm Springs Cultural Center announces a new addition to its annual line-up of cultural programs and special events -- The Stanley Kramer Film Festival will debut at Camelot Theatres today, November 15th and run through Sunday, November 17th. The 2013 event, which is designed to coincide with other Stanley Kramer Centennial events taking place this year, will include special screenings of six of Stanley Kramer's best-known films. It will also feature special events, and special appearances with actress Karen Sharpe Kramer, Stanley Kramer's widow, and his daughter, the actress and singer, Katharine 'Kat' Kramer. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams and More Set for 4th Annual 'Best of Broadway & Cabaret' Actors Temple Benefit, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

A star-studded musical celebration, the 4th Annual Best of Broadway & Cabaret to benefit the Actors' Temple [339 West 47th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenue], the historic theater district landmark that has been a welcoming home to show business Jews, their family, and friends, will take place Monday, November 18 at 7 P.M. (more...)

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