Rita Moreno News

Date of Birth: December 11, 1931 (85)
Birth Place: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Gender: Female
Photo Flash: FULLER HOUSE's Juan Pablo Di Pace Makes Feinstein's/54 Below DebutPhoto Flash: FULLER HOUSE's Juan Pablo Di Pace Makes Feinstein's/54 Below Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Juan Pablo Di Pace -- perhaps best known for his role as Fernando in the NETFLIX original series 'Fuller House' - just made his Feinstein's/54 Below debut on February 21 & 22 in 'An Evening with Juan Pablo Di Pace.' The internationally-acclaimed one-man show, which he wrote and produced, traces Di Pace's rise to stardom through songs, stories and humor. Di Pace was accompanied by music director Charlie Alterman. BroadwayWorld has photos of him onstage below! (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLAAustin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Warren Freeman to Join The American Pops Orchestra for 'SONGS OF LOVE' at Third Thursdays SeriesWarren Freeman to Join The American Pops Orchestra for 'SONGS OF LOVE' at Third Thursdays Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, February 16 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Bow at The Public This MonthJohn Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Bow at The Public This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Previews for the New York premiere of Latin History for Morons will begin on Friday, February 24 at The Public Theater. (more...)

George Street Playhouse's 2017 Gala to Honor David Saint, Marlene & Tony VolpeGeorge Street Playhouse's 2017 Gala to Honor David Saint, Marlene & Tony Volpe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced that its Annual Gala Benefit - a one-of-a-kind evening featuring stars of Broadway, film and television - will take place Sunday, April 2, 2017, 5 pm, at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. This year, George Street Playhouse honors one of its own as David Saint will receive the Arthur Laurents Award for Distinguished Artistic Achievement in celebration of his 20th season as the Playhouse's Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW Interview: Juan Pablo Di Pace Gets Ready for His 54 Below DebutBWW Interview: Juan Pablo Di Pace Gets Ready for His 54 Below Debut
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 14, 2017

On February 21st and 22nd, TV star Juan Pablo Di Pace will take the stage at New York's 54 Below with a his new show, highlighting his song and dance skills, so far seen in London and Madrid. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Juan Pablo Di Pace en 54 BelowBWW Interviews: Juan Pablo Di Pace en 54 Below
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 14, 2017

Hablamos con Juan Pablo Di Pace acerca de su show en 54 Below el próximo 21 y 22 de febrero, de su éxito en Netflix con FULLER HOUSE y de este nuevo capítulo de su carrera.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Passionate Play 33 VARIATIONS Takes Off in LAPhoto Flash: Passionate Play 33 VARIATIONS Takes Off in LA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of 33 VARIATIONS by Moisés Kaufman, choreography by Michelle Parrish and directed by Thomas James O'Leary (Next to Normal).  33 VARIATIONS will preview on Thursday, February 9 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 10 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 19 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Rita Moreno Performance Postponed at Ridgefield PlayhouseRita Moreno Performance Postponed at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Rita Moreno's February 18, 2017 performance at The Ridgefield Playhouse is being postponed due to a scheduling conflict.  A new date has not yet been scheduled.  (more...)

Creative Cauldron to Present Scorching Musical BLUES IN THE NIGHTCreative Cauldron to Present Scorching Musical BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Creative Cauldron presents the Tony-Award Nominated Musical Blues in the Night, directed by Creative Cauldron's Artistic Associate, Matt Conner. Set in a rundown hotel in Chicago 1938, Blues in the Night was conceived and originally directed by Sheldon Epps. (more...)

SAG Life Achievement Award Recipient Lily Tomlin Reads for SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Storyline OnlineSAG Life Achievement Award Recipient Lily Tomlin Reads for SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Storyline Online
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Lily Tomlin, the 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award recipient, has added another title to her list of accolades – children's literacy advocate. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation's children's literacy program Storyline Online (more...)

VIDEO: Lily Tomlin Reads HEY, THAT'S MY MONSTER for SAG-AFTRA's 'Storyline Online' SeriesVIDEO: Lily Tomlin Reads HEY, THAT'S MY MONSTER for SAG-AFTRA's 'Storyline Online' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Lily Tomlin, the 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award recipient, has added another title to her list of accolades - children's literacy advocate. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation's children's literacy program Storyline Online (storylineonline.net), sponsored by the Entertainment Industry Foundation, has released its newest video featuring the five-time Emmy Award winning actress, producer, and singer reading Hey, That's My Monster, written by Amanda Noll and illustrated by Howard McWilliam. Check it out below! (more...)

Telemundo Performers to Vote on Joining SAG-AFTRA in Historic Unionization BallotTelemundo Performers to Vote on Joining SAG-AFTRA in Historic Unionization Ballot
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The National Labor Relations Board confirmed today Telemundo performers will decide whether to join SAG-AFTRA in an historic vote that could extend union protections to thousands of Spanish-speaking performers in the coming years. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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BWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINEBWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 19, 2017

North Carolina Theatre will be presenting Always...Patsy Cline from January 20th-29th at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently got to speak with the two stars of this production Carter Calvert and Two-Time Emmy Winner Sally Struthers. (more...)

Luke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS TomorrowLuke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, January 19 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

AUDIO: Rita Moreno Talks WEST SIDE STORY Makeup on IN THE THICK PodcastAUDIO: Rita Moreno Talks WEST SIDE STORY Makeup on IN THE THICK Podcast
by Stage Tube - Jan 12, 2017

A celebrated Puerto Rican-American actress with an illustrious career spanning more than 70 years, Tony, Oscar, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Rita Moreno stopped by this week's In The Thick with Maria Hinojosa. Listen to the episode below! (more...)

Actors Co-op Present the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of 33 VARIATIONSActors Co-op Present the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of 33 VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of 33 VARIATIONS by Moises Kaufman, choreography by Michelle Parrish and directed by Thomas James O'Leary (Next to Normal).  33 VARIATIONS will preview on Thursday, February 9 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 10 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 19 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

VIDEO: First Listen - Gloria Estefan Sings Theme Song for Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIMEVIDEO: First Listen - Gloria Estefan Sings Theme Song for Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

New family. New theme song! ON YOUR FEET!'s Gloria Estefan has put her own spin on the classic “This Is It” theme song for Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' ConcertFran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

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