Pee-Wee Herman News

Lard Dog's Grown-Ups Only Late Night Show of LIFE'S A REAL DREAM Comes to PIT 5/19Lard Dog's Grown-Ups Only Late Night Show of LIFE'S A REAL DREAM Comes to PIT 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

This Friday, leave the kids at home, let the sitter know you are going to be late and then head on over to Peoples Improv Theater to experience Lard Dog & The Band of Shy more unbridled than you imagined possible as they hold nothing back with a late-night/adults only performance of "Life's A Real Dream" at max capacity.  (more...)

LARD DOG & THE BAND OF SHY to Hit The PIT This SaturdayLARD DOG & THE BAND OF SHY to Hit The PIT This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Bring the whole family out and laugh the rainy day way this Saturday at People's Improv Theater, where it's going to be a wild and wacky afternoon of all-ages fun with LARD DOG & THE BAND OF SHY @ 2:00PM. (more...)

Spring Has Sprung For Lard Dog & The Band Of ShySpring Has Sprung For Lard Dog & The Band Of Shy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With the days getting longer, Lard Dog & The Band of Shy are gaining momentum as they prepare to dazzle audiences in New York City and around the country with their quirky lyrics and infectious tunes. With new bookings at notable venues and fresh chart topping tunes, the Belopians are prepared to blast into the warmer months to entertain the families of this great nation with fervor and frivolity. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes COME FROM AWAY's Caesar SamayoaBroadwaysted Podcast Welcomes COME FROM AWAY's Caesar Samayoa
by Broadwaysted - Apr 25, 2017

This week we are officially branding ourselves as islanders because we're kissing the cod with COME FROM AWAY star Caesar Samayoa! We're pouring out gin & tonic and wine and discussing Caesar's epic journey with COME FROM AWAY from Seattle to DC, Toronto, and NYC (and an ice rink in Gander!) (more...)

Welcome to Their Rock- Meet the Cast of COME FROM AWAY!Welcome to Their Rock- Meet the Cast of COME FROM AWAY!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 12, 2017

Come From Away, the new musical based on the stories of those left stranded on airplanes during 9/11, opens tonight at the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows. (more...)

Uncle Floyd Brings Old-Fashioned Laughs to UCPAC with His Traveling Burlesque ShowUncle Floyd Brings Old-Fashioned Laughs to UCPAC with His Traveling Burlesque Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

On April 8 at 8 PM, a performance will come to the Union County Performing Arts Center that embodies the vaudeville spirit the historic theater was founded on in 1928. Uncle Floyd's Last Authentic Traveling Burlesque Show, led by television and radio personality Uncle Floyd, is a nostalgic variety show featuring comedians, a live band and of course, burlesque performers. Within the two hour performance, there will be songs, dances, laughs and strip-tease in the spirit of the time honored art form. (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Disney's MARY POPPINSMercury Theater Chicago Announces Disney's MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - is delighted to announce the cast of the high-flying, family-musical MARY POPPINS. The magical nanny Mary Poppins will be played by newcomer Nicole Armold, and the loveable jack-of-all trades Bert will be played by Jeff Award winner Matthew Crowle. The production will be led by Jeff Award Winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Music Director) and Brenda Didier (Choreography). The show plays from March 29 through May 28, and the press opening is Friday, April 7th at 7:30pm  (more...)

WP Theater's 2017 Gala, Hosted by Lena Hall, Will Honor Debra Messing and MoreWP Theater's 2017 Gala, Hosted by Lena Hall, Will Honor Debra Messing and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced WP Theater's 32nd Annual Gala, honoring game-changing women with the Women of Achievement Awards. The gala will honor Emmy Award-winning actress and activist Debra Messing ('Will & Grace,' Outside Mullingar) and trailblazing media executive, President of BBC Worldwide North America, Ann M. Sarnoff. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUESPhoto Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Susan Glaspell Award and finalist in the prestigious 2016 O'Neil National Playwrights Conference, Emmy Award Winner Patricia Cotter's brand new comedy The Surrogate, continues its World Premiere run now through March 5 at Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public TheaterDavid Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Centenary Stage Comapny Announces Cast for World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's Award-Winning Comedy THE SURROGATECentenary Stage Comapny Announces Cast for World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's Award-Winning Comedy THE SURROGATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Famed Groundlings Theatre in LA alumna - which gave birth to such SNL actors as Phil Hartman, Lorraine Newman, and the Pee Wee Herman phenomenon - and Emmy Award winning author, Patricia Cotter, brings her unique sense of comedy and contemporary issues to Centenary Stage Company with the World Premiere of The Surrogate February 17 through March 5 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Begins Tonight at The Public TheaterDavid Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Public Theater presents JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

Mare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public TheaterMare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham and Dimitri Joseph Moise join the previously announced cast of the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Centenary Stage Comapny Announces Cast for World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's Award-Winning Comedy THE SURROGATECentenary Stage Comapny Announces Cast for World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's Award-Winning Comedy THE SURROGATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Famed Groundlings Theatre in LA alumna - which gave birth to such SNL actors as Phil Hartman, Lorraine Newman, and the Pee Wee Herman phenomenon - and Emmy Award winning author, Patricia Cotter, brings her unique sense of comedy and contemporary issues to Centenary Stage Company with the World Premiere of The Surrogate February 17 through March 5 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

Lard Dog Gets A New Home This Spring In NYCLard Dog Gets A New Home This Spring In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Lard Dog Gets A New Home This Spring In NYC- Peoples Improv Theater For The Month Of March!  (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTANDSwing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival's Michael Sag Joins WP Theater as Managing DirectorWilliamstown Theatre Festival's Michael Sag Joins WP Theater as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, has announced that Michael Sag has joined the company as Managing Director. (more...)

Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

PRANCER Makes World Debut on The Rose StagePRANCER Makes World Debut on The Rose Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

When an injured reindeer appears in a young girl's backyard, it sets the stage for a story filled with heart and hope in the new stage adaptation of the film Prancer, making its world debut on The Rose stage. The show, which opens Today, Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 18, 2016, will showcase breathtaking puppetry and a heartwarming story to bring light to the holiday season.  (more...)

Art Directors Guild Awards Names Four Lifetime HonoreesArt Directors Guild Awards Names Four Lifetime Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Scenic Artist Albert Obregon, Emmy-nominated Set Designer Cate Bangs and Senior Illustrator Joseph Musso join Emmy-winning Production Designer Rene Lagler as recipients of the ADG Lifetime Achievement Award, announced today by ADG Council Chairperson Marcia Hinds and awards producer Thomas Wilkins. (more...)

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