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Date Of Birth:
July 12, 1908
Date Of Death:
March 27, 2002 (93)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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Bobby Rydell to Play Suncoast Showroom, 1/10-11Bobby Rydell to Play Suncoast Showroom, 1/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Bobby Rydell, All-American boy of the Baby Boom era, will perform his rock n' roll hits at the Suncoast Showroom January 10 and 11. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SONG OF SOLOMON Presented at The Actors' TemplePhoto Coverage: SONG OF SOLOMON Presented at The Actors' Temple
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 18, 2014

Where else to present a concert version of a new, original Broadway musical titled "Song Of Solomon than at the Actors' Temple. The historic building, constructed in 1923, has been designated a national landmark and the synagogue has been home to many of the greats in show business. Some of it's members and congregants were Al Jolson, Edward G. Robinson, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Henny Youngman, Eddie Cantor and countless other lesser-known actors, comedians, singers, playwrights, composers, musicians, writers, dancers and theatrical agents. Academy Award winner Shelley Winters kept the High Holy Days in the Actors Temple. as well as The Three Stooges, and Harpo Marx who attended services. Ed Sullivan, whose wife Sylvia Weinstein was Jewish, was also a member. (more...)

TiVo Research Reveals Dramatic Increase in Multitasking During TV Viewing TiVo Research Reveals Dramatic Increase in Multitasking During TV Viewing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA - TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a global leader in the advanced television entertainment market, today revealed results from its Second Annual TiVo Multitasking and Social TV Survey. The results indicate a dramatic increase in multitasking during TV viewing: over half of the 856 survey respondents reported multitasking every time or almost every time they watch TV (51 percent); compared to just over one third (36 percent) in last year's survey. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis MonesteryPhoto Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis Monestery
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2014

I don't think that there has ever been a person that has been in the Friars club who has not shared a laugh or left the Monastery not smiling. That in itself is a huge accomplishment, but the Friars do so much more than entertain themselves and enjoy their camaraderie. The Friars Club's Sunshine Committee (Tom DeBow chairman) is to the Friars Club what Ronald McDonald House is to McDonald's-they bring a ray of sunshine to those who need it most! (more...)

The Golden Boys to Play the Mayo Center, 10/11The Golden Boys to Play the Mayo Center, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Enjoy an evening of musical memories featuring three original American idols - Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell - when Dick Fox's The Golden Boys returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $69-99. (more...)

Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting world-renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, continues its 11th season, with pioneering Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area appearance in more than two decades. Celebrating over 60 years in show business, Ms. Uggams has starred on television, films, and Broadway, and has recorded more than fifteen albums. Leslie Uggams will perform an evening of "Classic Uggams," a collection of songs ranging from Lena Horne to musical theatre, from Broadway classics to jazz and blues,5pm, Sunday, November 2 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. Tickets ($50 general/$45 subscribers) can be purchased by calling (415) 392-4400 or online at www.bayareacabaret.org. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Advertising and Marketing Industry Veteran Joins Keek Board of DirectorsAdvertising 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 TogetherBWW 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 MilitaryPhoto 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 FreemanPhoto 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, 4/25-27Bobby 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 CaesarPhoto 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 91Tony 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, 3/31Leslie 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, 1/16-19Sandy 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 RehearsalPhoto 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, 1/5-2/16LA'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 4, 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, 12/18Gavin 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 ClubPhoto 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...)

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