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Ed Dixon to Discuss GEORGIE and Sign Memoir at Drama Book ShopEd Dixon to Discuss GEORGIE and Sign Memoir at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome actor, author and playwright Ed Dixon for a discussion about his new play GEORGIE: My Adventures with George Rose. The Wednesday, February 22nd event will begin at 5pm. It is free to the public. Following the discussion, Mr. Dixon will sign copies of his memoir, Secrets Of a Life On Stage... And Off. (more...)

Scoop: PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017Scoop: PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7, 2017! (more...)

Lara Spencer to Host New Weekly Program PEOPLE ICONS, Premiering 3/7Lara Spencer to Host New Weekly Program PEOPLE ICONS, Premiering 3/7
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

ABC News and People are teaming up once again for a new limited primetime series titled PEOPLE ICONS premiering TUESDAY, MARCH 7, at 10 p.m. EST on ABC.  (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Full Casting for Revival of Terence Rattigan's LOVE IN IDLENESSMenier Chocolate Factory Announces Full Casting for Revival of Terence Rattigan's LOVE IN IDLENESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

With She Loves Me currently running at its home base, Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom taking up residence in the West End, and Funny Girl in rehearsals ahead of a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major new revival of Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness.  (more...)

Ed Dixon to Discuss GEORGIE, Memoir at The Drama Book ShopEd Dixon to Discuss GEORGIE, Memoir at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome actor, author and playwright Ed Dixon for a discussion about his new play GEORGIE: My Adventures with George Rose. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San FranciscoSILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Due to overwhelming audience response, Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light Theatre, announced today the extension of the San Francisco premiere of SILENCE! The Musical - the "subversively funny and deliciously tasty" award-winning musical parody of "The Silence of the Lambs." Originally scheduled to close on Saturday, February 25, tickets are now on-sale through Saturday, March 18.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

With She Loves Me currently running at its home base, Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom to open shortly in the West End, and Funny Girl in rehearsals ahead of a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal casting for their major new revival of Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness. (more...)

Lisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love LettersLisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love Letters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Award-winning actors Lisa Bostnar and Gus Kaikkonen will perform readings of famous love letters as part of a dinner and theatre package being offered by Sunflowers Cafe and the River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey on Monday, February 13th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Celebrates First PreviewPhoto Coverage: GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Celebrates First Preview
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 27, 2017

Last night the creative team of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose celebrated after it's first preview and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE, Starring Ed Dixon, Begins Tomorrow Off-BroadwayGEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE, Starring Ed Dixon, Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank, present the New York premiere of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

BWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Will Blow Your House DownBWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Will Blow Your House Down
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 17, 2017

Edward Albee's 1962 barn-burner at the Lyric Stage Company is an emotional conflagration that rages and consumes everyone in its path. Director Scott Edmiston adheres to the playwright's strict blueprint, but takes full advantage of the singular qualities of his quartet of actors - Steven Barkhimer, Paula Plum, Dan Whelton, and Erica Spyres. Definitely do not miss this one. (more...)

AMC to Present Limited Series THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, Based on Best-Selling NovelAMC to Present Limited Series THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, Based on Best-Selling Novel
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

AMC & the BBC announced today that they will team up again with The Ink Factory for a television adaptation of John le Carre's best-selling novel THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD "The Spy" is being distributed internationally by Paramount and adapted by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy ("Slumdog Millionaire"). I (more...)

Wales Welcomes 2017 as Year of LegendsWales Welcomes 2017 as Year of Legends
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINTWorks & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning Actor Returns to Perth for Star Turn as ShylockOlivier Award-Winning Actor Returns to Perth for Star Turn as Shylock
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Following his visit to Perth last year to play all 69 roles in Under Milk Wood, Olivier Award-winning actor Guy Masterson - the great-nephew of Richard Burton - is making a return in another multi-award-winning solo play. (more...)

GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Headed Off-Broadway in 2017GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Headed Off-Broadway in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank will present the New York premiere of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

Beverly Bryann Pens 'The Best Cocktail Hour War Stories, Vol. I'Beverly Bryann Pens 'The Best Cocktail Hour War Stories, Vol. I'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Beverley Bryann, GMCHC (Gold Medal Cocktail Hour Chitchat), business woman, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'The Best Cocktail Hour War Stories, Vol. I': a light-hearted and amusing compilation of the best cocktail hour stories. (more...)

Christopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERTChristopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Christopher Haydon, today announces the cast for the UK premiere of Danai Gurira's The Convert. Following the success of her critically acclaimed Eclipsed, which ran at the Gate in 2015, Gurira's The Convert will open the Gate's Resist! season, a series of plays about rebellion and revolution. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marty Allen Brings HELLO DERE To Boca Black BoxPhoto Coverage: Marty Allen Brings HELLO DERE To Boca Black Box
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 5, 2016

Remember in the golden era of live night club shows when the star of the show had a great opening act?  A Boca Raton audience got a double dose of entertainment last night as legendary actor, comedian, (and if you didn't know it WW ll hero) Marty Allen brought his show to the Boca Black Box.  In true show biz tradition the audience was warmed up, or more accurately put thrilled and fired up by the exciting vocalist pianist, and songwriter, Karon Kate Backwell.  She possesses all the excitement and talents of a Wayne Newton, Jerry Lee Lewis and Celine Dion. The audience gave her a standing ovation and so did her husband of 31 years Marty Allen.   (more...)

BWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Sets Hearts & Brains Racing at Greek TheatreBWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Sets Hearts & Brains Racing at Greek Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Dec 1, 2016

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