Pee-Wee Herman News

Remastered PEE-WEE'S PLAYHOUSE The Complete Series Coming to Blu-ray 10/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Experience Pee-wee's Playhouse like never before! All 45 wacky episodes, plus the Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special, have been meticulously remastered from the original film elements — and now you can see this ground-breaking series for the first time in beautiful high-definition! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014


Bay Area Local and Broadway Actress Lexy Fridell to Bring BRACE YOURSELF to Transcendence Theatre, 7/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The Transcendence Theatre Company announces Lexy Fridell's one-woman show "Brace Yourself! Tales of Braces, Broadway, Dating & Drool," as the first concert in the 2014 Transcendence Artist Series this summer. This series of concerts is a collection of transcendent performers presented in intimate and breathtaking locations throughout Sonoma County. (more...)

It's Official! HERE LIES LOVE to Play London's New Dorfman Theatre; Runs Sept 30-Jan 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love will open the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe), following its complete refurbishment as part of the NT Future project. Here Lies Love plays from 30 September to 8 January, with a press night on 13 October. (more...)

Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE Receives Commercial Producers; Broadway Run Eyed Following La Jolla Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Oscar-winning FROZEN songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are in development on their next project -- a musical titled UP HERE, with ROCKY's Alex Timbers on board to direct. The production is scheduled to make its World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in California during the theater's 2015-16 season, though no exact dates have been set. (more...)

J. Robert Spencer to Play Abraham Lincoln in BAYONETS OF ANGST at 2014 NYMF, 7/9-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

J. Robert Spencer (Tony nominee "Next to Normal," original Broadway company "Jersey Boys") is set to play the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, in the world-premiere 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) production of BAYONETS OF ANGST - an original musical comedy set to a bluegrass soundtrack and narrated by the last remaining veterans of the American Civil War - Book by Rick Kunzi & Justin Zeppa, Music by Rick Kunzi & Adam Barnosky, Lyrics by Rick Kunzi, and Directed by Michael Lluberes. General Management Team for BAYONETS OF ANGST is Suellen Vance and Good People Management Group. (more...)

BAX Announces 2014 Space Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange is excited to announce our 2014 Summer and Fall Space Grant Recipients. The Space Grant Program is designed to give choreographers, playwrights, and multi-disciplinary artists the opportunity to create new work in a setting that is conducive to working deeply and exploring new territory. (more...)

TV, Film & Broadway Actors Create New Web Series THAT REMINDS ME; Launch Kickstarter Campaign
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

'That Reminds Me...' The Series is a sitcom about the outrageous things that just happen when you're with the people you love. (more...)

Director Alex Timbers Talks MOZART IN THE JUNGLE & More
by Movies News Desk - May 06, 2014

Alex Timbers discussed his upcoming film 'Rosaline' and his new series for Amazon, 'Mozart in the Jungle'. (more...)

Alex Timbers Will Direct New Robert & Kristen Lopez Musical UP THERE at La Jolla Playhouse Next Year!
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Oscar-winning FROZEN songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are reportedly in development on their next project -- a musical titled UP THERE. Deadline writes that Alex Timbers, who is currently helming ROCKY on Broadway, will direct the show, which is scheduled to run at La Jolla Playhouse in California next year. (more...)

Lexy Fridell, Steven Weber and More Star in THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN at the Wallis This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. (more...)

Lexy Fridell, Steven Weber and More to Star in THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN at the Wallis, 5/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. (more...)

BWW Reviews: American Century's Hilarious, Surreal 'Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad'
by Andrew White - Mar 25, 2014

Written in the late 1950's in a fine post-graduate frenzy, Kopit's play was inspired as much by the European avant-garde as by the angst of the Eisenhower years. Director Tyler Herman has done a great job in his first production, creating the anarchic, bizarre feel that Kopit's play requires, with Katie Wertz's surreal set and Jacy Barber's biologically-correct costumes (for the fish and plant life) creating just the right off-kilter atmosphere. (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 09, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet ROCKY's Creative Heavyweights Alex Timbers, Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine!
by Walter McBride - Mar 09, 2014

The new musical Rocky is currently in previews at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre ahead of an official bow on March 13. ROCKY brings to life the iconic and inspiring story of struggling small time Philly boxer, Rocky Balboa, who gets a once-in-a-lifetime shot to go the distance against heavyweight champ Apollo Creed. The production is directed by Alex Timbers, and features choreography by Steven Hoggett and Kelly Devine. BroadwayWorld was with the trio as they were hanging out in Times Square and you can check out photos from the special photo shoot below! (more...)

Fifth Annual 'National Day of Unplugging'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/  In celebration of the fifth annual National Day of Unplugging (NDU) from sundown Friday, March 7 to sundown, Saturday, March 8, the nonprofit Reboot is asking individuals and families to reconnect with each other by putting down their smartphones, tablets and computers for 24 hours. (more...)

BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL Comes to the Morris Performing Arts Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Bring It On: The Musical comes to The Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, tonight and tomorrow, February 7-8. (more...)

Tony Winning Producer Brian Zeilinger Launches CATAPULT Artist Management Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Brian Zeilinger, a Tony Award winning producer, has announced the opening of his new artist management company, CATAPULT. (more...)

WHBPAC to Present Swazzle's DREAM CARVER, 2/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

As part of its School Day Performances Series, the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center presents Swazzle's bilingual family musical Dream Carver, for ages 6 - 11, at 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. on Monday, February 3, Tuesday, February 4 and Wednesday, February 5. All tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling Cheryl Wheeler at 631-288-2350, ext 102. (more...)

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