Pee-Wee Herman News

COME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This DecemberCOME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Ken Page and Paul Reubens to Reprise 'NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS' Concert at The Hollywood BowlDanny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Ken Page and Paul Reubens to Reprise 'NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS' Concert at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Los Angeles' reigning Pumpkin King, Danny Elfman, will return to the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, October 30 at 6:30 pm performing his role of Jack Skellington singing live to film for a very special screening of Disney's timeless holiday classic, 'TIM BURTON'S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS.' (more...)

Alex Timbers and Stefanie Batten Bland to Receive 2016 Jerome Robbins AwardAlex Timbers and Stefanie Batten Bland to Receive 2016 Jerome Robbins Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Stefanie Batten Bland, a choreographic artist and 2016 Bessie Schonberg Fellow is the Artistic Director of Company SBB. Alex Timbers is a two-time Tony nominated playwright and theater director, recipient of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, and two-time OBIE and Lortel Award winner, and co-creator and co-executive producer of the television show, Mozart in the Jungle. Both will be presented with the 2016 Jerome Robbins Award at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) on November 7, 2016 at an invitation-only performance beginning at 6.30. (more...)

Breaking News: Baz Luhrmann's MOULIN ROUGE Headed to the Stage as a Musical with John Logan & Alex TimbersBreaking News: Baz Luhrmann's MOULIN ROUGE Headed to the Stage as a Musical with John Logan & Alex Timbers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

This just in! Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, has announced that Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film Moulin Rouge! will come to the theatrical stage as a new musical with a book by John Logan, directed by Alex Timbers. (more...)

Westfield Acquires Scott Sanders Productions; Continues Work on Broadway's COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER, UP HERE and IN THE HEIGHTS MovieWestfield Acquires Scott Sanders Productions; Continues Work on Broadway's COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER, UP HERE and IN THE HEIGHTS Movie
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Westfield Corporation announced today that Broadway, film, and television producer Scott Sanders, who recently received the Tony Award for his Best Musical Revival of The Color Purple, has been appointed as Westfield's first-ever Creative Head of Global Entertainment. His company, Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, will be wholly acquired by Westfield. (more...)

Design-Focused in 1: the podcast Welcomes HAMILTON, GREASE LIVE!'s David KorinsDesign-Focused in 1: the podcast Welcomes HAMILTON, GREASE LIVE!'s David Korins
by in 1: the podcast - Aug 22, 2016

We interrupt your August to get you in the room with the guy who created the Room Where it Happens...it's 'Hamilton' Set Designer David Korins! David and Cory chat about the evolution of his Tony nominated set for the cultural phenomenon and the myriad of ideas, inspirations, and evolutions that led up to the set we see today. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emmy Nominated Production Designer David Korins Talks GREASE LIVE!BWW Interview: Emmy Nominated Production Designer David Korins Talks GREASE LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 22, 2016

Today, production designer David Korins speaks exclusively with BWW about the challenges and triumphs of re-creating the 1950's for a live television audience. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet To Livestream THE NUTCRACKER, 9/8Joffrey Ballet To Livestream THE NUTCRACKER, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Joffrey Ballet will offer the public a rare glimpse into the rehearsal studio when it streams a live, first look of the highly anticipated world premiere production of The Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Choreography for the Broadway hit, An American in Paris. Seeing the master at work and watching the impeccably trained dancers of The Joffrey Ballet is a one-day-only opportunity,Thursday, September 8, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (CT) and is accessible via the Joffrey's online YouTube channel. (more...)

The Joffrey Ballet to Stream from Rehearsal of Christopher Wheeldon's THE NUTCRACKER PremiereThe Joffrey Ballet to Stream from Rehearsal of Christopher Wheeldon's THE NUTCRACKER Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Joffrey Ballet will offer the public a rare glimpse into the rehearsal studio when it streams a live, first look of the highly anticipated world premiere production of The Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Choreography for the Broadway hit, An American in Paris. Seeing the master at work and watching the impeccably trained dancers of The Joffrey Ballet is a one-day-only opportunity, Thursday, September 8, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (CT) and is accessible via the Joffrey's online YouTube channel. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- HAMILTON's David KorinsPhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees- HAMILTON's David Korins
by Walter McBride - Jun 6, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next week, but for now, check out photos of Best Scenic Design of a Musical nominee for Hamilton, David Korins, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: David Korins Picks Up His First Nomination for His Design of HAMILTON!Tony Awards Close-Up: David Korins Picks Up His First Nomination for His Design of HAMILTON!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2016

David Korins has left his mark at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Well, really he's left his mark on many Broadway stages, but his work this season for HAMILTON has earned him his very first Tony nomination (Best Scenic Design for a Musical). What were his biggest challenges? Find out below! (more...)

Patti LuPone, Jon Hamm and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubPatti LuPone, Jon Hamm and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances running May 18-29. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

HERE's 'Alchemy' Gala to Honor Basil Twist and More This MayHERE's 'Alchemy' Gala to Honor Basil Twist and More This May
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

On Monday, May 23, HERE honors renowned puppet artist Basil Twist and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation & the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, accepted by Foundation President Jay Beckner, at HERE's annual gala. (more...)

Breaking News: Christian Borle's Got the Golden Ticket! The Two-Time Tony Winner Will Lead CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on BroadwayBreaking News: Christian Borle's Got the Golden Ticket! The Two-Time Tony Winner Will Lead CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten, Peter and the Starcatcher) will originate the role of Willy Wonka in the Broadway premiere of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY which begins performances in March 2017, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)

Tony Sheldon to Lead 'THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT' at GoodspeedTony Sheldon to Lead 'THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT' at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with a bold reimagining of the witty and ridiculous The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. The tremendously talented cast of four will be Tony Sheldon playing the role of Sir, Caesar Samayoa  appearing as Cocky, Michelle Aravena  as The Kid, and Gregory Treco as The Stranger. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Names New Dean of Humphreys School of Musical TheatreTheatre Under The Stars Names New Dean of Humphreys School of Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces the appointment of acclaimed musical theatre educator, performer, music director and Broadway producer Dave Clemmons as Dean of the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT). (more...)

VIDEO: Paul Reubens Talks Reprising Iconic Character Pee-wee Herman in New MovieVIDEO: Paul Reubens Talks Reprising Iconic Character Pee-wee Herman in New Movie
by - Mar 25, 2016

Paul Reubens stopped by NBC's TODAY to talk about reprising his iconic role as Pee-wee Herman in "Pee-wee's Big Holiday,” a new movie made for Netflix (more...)

VIDEO: Paul Reubens Talks Netflix's 'Pee-Wee's Big Holiday' on TONIGHTVIDEO: Paul Reubens Talks Netflix's 'Pee-Wee's Big Holiday' on TONIGHT
by - Mar 22, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Paul Reubens had Jimmy guess which song he was playing on a balloon as his character Pee-wee Herman does in the Netflix movie "Pee-wee's Big Holiday." (more...)

SCERA Announces Star Awards HonoreesSCERA Announces Star Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Those who have made significant contributions to the arts in a variety of categories will be recognized for their achievements in enriching the communities and citizens of Utah at the 11th Annual Star Awards held Friday, March 11, 2016 at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. (more...)

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