Peter Allen News

 

Peter Allen News

Date of Birth: February 10, 1944
Date of Death: June 18, 1992 (48)
Birth Place: Tenterfield, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that both season subscriptions and individual show tickets are available for the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series. (more...)

SWEET CHARITY, LOVE IN HATE NATION, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and More Slated for Penn State Centre Stage's 2017-18 SeasonSWEET CHARITY, LOVE IN HATE NATION, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and More Slated for Penn State Centre Stage's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Penn State Centre Stage, Penn State's professional theatre training program, has announced its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

Despite Reports, Hugh Jackman Will Not Play 'Scar' in LION KING RemakeDespite Reports, Hugh Jackman Will Not Play 'Scar' in LION KING Remake
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Prior to the D23 LION KING panel held on Saturday morning in Anaheim, CA, rumors began to swirl that Tony Award winner and action star Hugh Jackman had signed on to lend his voice to the villainous 'Scar' in Jon Favreau's upcoming remake. (more...)

ACTING DEAD Now Available for Streaming on AmazonACTING DEAD Now Available for Streaming on Amazon
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Acting Dead, a web series created by Brian Beacock and produced by Beacock, Susan Bernhardt, Paul Nygro, and Leonian Pictures, is now available for streaming at Amazon.com. Access is free for Amazon Prime members. (more...)

DragonWave Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 ResultsDragonWave Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

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Hugh Jackman Signs on for Jason Reitman's THE FRONTRUNNER FilmHugh Jackman Signs on for Jason Reitman's THE FRONTRUNNER Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

According to the Hollywood Reporter, star of stage and screen Hugh Jackman has signed on for  Jason Reitman's  new film,The Frontrunner. Jackman will play almost-Presidential candidate Gary Hart, who lost the Democratic nomination in 1988 after an extramarital affair was exposed. (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA Returns to Melbourne this SeptemberANGELS IN AMERICA Returns to Melbourne this September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

For the first time since its Australian premiere in 1994, Melbourne audiences will have the chance to experience the full magnitude of Tony Kushner's ground-breaking masterpiece Angels in America. (more...)

BWW DANCE REVIEW: LEGACY 36 CELEBRATES THE STARS with Maurice Hines, Sandy Duncan & MoreBWW DANCE REVIEW: LEGACY 36 CELEBRATES THE STARS with Maurice Hines, Sandy Duncan & More
by Melanie Votaw - Jun 5, 2017

Former Rockette Mary Six Rupert hosted, directed and choreographed LEGACY 36 CELEBRATES THE STARS at Columbia University's Miller Theater in New York on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The event honored the Rockettes, as well as Violet Holmes Treimanis, who was director / choreographer for the Rockettes from 1972-1993. (more...)

Richard Skipper to Celebrate Father's Day at the BeechmanRichard Skipper to Celebrate Father's Day at the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Russ Woolley presents Richard Skipper Celebrates ... A Special Father's Day Brunch Show celebrating the birthdays of Jeanette MacDonald and Sammy Cahn, and remembering Peter Allen on the anniversary of his passing. Sunday, June 18th at 1 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre below The West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42 Street. (more...)

BWW Review: A Winning Nicci Claspell Dominates This DOGFIGHTBWW Review: A Winning Nicci Claspell Dominates This DOGFIGHT
by Gil Kaan - Jun 4, 2017

With the names of Benj Pasek & Justin Paul  (Oscar winners for La La Land and Tony Award frontrunners for this year's DEAR EVAN HANSEN) attached to DOGFIGHT, one might have high expectations while awaiting the opening notes to sound at The Hudson Mainstage. DOGFIGHT consistently scores with topnotch singing, dancing and musical accompaniment throughout. Nicci Claspell steals the entire show as Rose. (more...)

Photo Flash: War Story DOGFIGHT Hunkers Down at Hudson MainstagePhoto Flash: War Story DOGFIGHT Hunkers Down at Hudson Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced I Love You Because) present, from the Academy Award-winning musical team responsible for "La La Land" and the smash Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen, DOGFIGHT, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Peter Duchan, musical direction by Elmo Zapp, choreography and co-direction by Jennifer Oundjian and co-directed by Jennifer Strattan. DOGFIGHT will open on Friday, June 2 and perform through Sunday, June 25 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is Hugh Jackman on the Hunt for the Next Broadway Hit?Rialto Chatter: Is Hugh Jackman on the Hunt for the Next Broadway Hit?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Hugh Jackman seems to be eager to get back to the Great White Way! Michael Riedel has reported that the stage and screen leading man has been doing many invitation-only readings of serious plays to try to find the right match. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 23, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 23, 2017
by - May 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Donna McKechnie Brings Cabaret Show to Martinis Above FourthDonna McKechnie Brings Cabaret Show to Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tony Award winner, Donna McKechnie's new show, Same Place: Another Time, is a musical deja vu celebrating the scintillating 70's in New York City - the heyday of Studio 54. The journey she takes puts a personal spin on the "ingenue" coming to New York, finding love and success, losing her innocence along the way, perhaps, but never her spirit. It is beautifully illuminated by the music of Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Marvin Hamlisch, Peter Allen, Jim Croce and Leroy Anderson. (more...)

Sydney Premiere of THE VILLAGE BIKE Comes to Old Fitz TheatreSydney Premiere of THE VILLAGE BIKE Comes to Old Fitz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Cross Pollinate Productions in association with Red Line Productions is thrilled to present the Sydney premiere of Penelope Skinner's The Village Bike for a limited season at the Old Fitz Theatre from June 7. (more...)

BWW Review: Courtney Act Glitters in THE GIRL FROM OZ at the Laurie BeechmanBWW Review: Courtney Act Glitters in THE GIRL FROM OZ at the Laurie Beechman
by Troy Frisby - May 15, 2017

A cyclone of camp with a true gift for one-liners and an even stronger voice, Courtney Act followed the yellow brick road past the crowd to hit the stage in THE GIRL FROM OZ. Despite several homages to THE WIZARD OF OZ, the May 4 show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre was centered on that other, no less magical Oz: Australia. In fact, the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE alum's entire set list was comprised of songs famously written or sung by Aussies. (more...)

After Hours Theatre Company presents Musical from the Writers of 'Dear Evan Hansen': DOGFIGHTAfter Hours Theatre Company presents Musical from the Writers of 'Dear Evan Hansen': DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced I Love You Because) present, from the Academy Award-winning musical team responsible for 'La La Land' and the smash Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen, DOGFIGHT, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Peter Duchan, musical direction by Elmo Zapp, choreography and co-direction by Jennifer Oundjian and co-directed by Jennifer Strattan.  DOGFIGHT will open on Friday, June 2 and perform through Sunday, June 25 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

THE BOY FROM OZ Headed to Kelsey Theatre This MayTHE BOY FROM OZ Headed to Kelsey Theatre This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Forte Dramatic Productions partners with Pierott Productions to bring Allen's musical biography to the stage at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times are Fridays, May 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 13 and 20 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Program Announced2017 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Program Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The tables are turning in 2017 and Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival invites you to join the revolution and discover the sumptuous offerings in its 2017 program. Discover new venues and old friends and expect to feel upturned, challenged and delighted by incredible performers that could change your world view. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 3/31 - Opera Austalia's CARMEN and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 3/31 - Opera Austalia's CARMEN and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Check out the top stories from Australia you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 3/31 - Opera Austalia's CARMEN and More! (more...)

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