Robin Williams News

Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Combining the music of Elton John and Billy Joel on one stage, The Piano Men is a dynamic, interactive concert celebrating these two giants of pop music. The concert, which features two pianos facing off at center stage, features Broadway veterans Craig A Meyer ("A top notch performer!" Daily Variety) and Donnie Kehr ("Sensational," New York Post) accompanied by the all-star musicians and backup singers of The Rocket Band. Two pianos bring two impressive hit catalogues alive! (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity ImagesRed Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

Producer of Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot Talks Authentic Casting and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in New InterviewProducer of Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot Talks Authentic Casting and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in New Interview
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Guy Ritchie will be helming a live-action re-imagining of Disney's Aladdin. The project marks the latest in a string of upcoming live-action reboots of Disney classics, including BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, in theaters March 17th, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, out Christmas Day, 2018, MULAN and THE LION KING. (more...)

TBS Brings Fan Experiences, Conan O'Brien and More to New York Comedy FestivalTBS Brings Fan Experiences, Conan O'Brien and More to New York Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Turner's TBS is partnering with the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) to amplify the week-long comedy event that will run Tuesday, Nov. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, with over 200 comedians performing in more than 60 shows in the most prestigious venues across New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR at Walnut Street Theatre - An Homage to Sid Caesar and Mid Century TVBWW Review: LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR at Walnut Street Theatre - An Homage to Sid Caesar and Mid Century TV
by Greer Firestone - Jan 30, 2017

'Mid Century' is in renaissance. Mid-century decor, mid-century fashion, mid-century architecture (although Palm Springs architecture has never left the '50's and '60's). Now we welcome a resurgence of Mid Century entertainment at The Walnut, America's oldest theatre and a National Historic Landmark. (more...)

BWW Interview: James Monroe Iglehart at NJPACBWW Interview: James Monroe Iglehart at NJPAC
by Sean Quinn - Jan 24, 2017

James Monroe Iglehart performs his show 'How the Heck Did I Get Here?' at NJPAC twice on Jan. 28. (more...)

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Visit Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, 2/2Cuba Gooding Jr. to Visit Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, 2/2
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Bravo Media's Emmy Award-winning INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, hosted by James Lipton welcomes iconic performer Cuba Gooding, Jr. to the stage on Thursday, February 2 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

Freeform Announces February Funday Weekend Long Programming EventFreeform Announces February Funday Weekend Long Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Are you holding out for a hero? Wait no more. Freeform's Funday weekend features a horde of heroes from beloved Disney movies, including the premiere of Disney's “Big Hero 6,” starting SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18 and continuing through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH BILLY CRYSTAL at Arsht CenterBWW Review: AN EVENING WITH BILLY CRYSTAL at Arsht Center
by Adam Cohen - Jan 23, 2017

Billy Crystal...still funny (more...)

Folk Artist Elfin Bow To Launch Her Stunning Debut Album At Epstein TheatreFolk Artist Elfin Bow To Launch Her Stunning Debut Album At Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Multi-talented songwriter, musician and artist Elfin Bow prepares to release her highly anticipated self-titled debut album with a special launch event at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre on Saturday 18 March. (more...)

Novato Theater Company To Host a Comedy WeekendNovato Theater Company To Host a Comedy Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Novato Theater Company Hosts a Comedy Weekend February 24-26. at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in Novato. A stellar lineup of the Bay Area's top comedians and improvisers will take the stage for five shows - Friday, February 24 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm; Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm: and Sunday, February 26 at 6:00 pm. The event is sponsored by Humor Resources www.thehumorresources.com (more...)

REELZ to Premiere Original Miniseries THE KENNEDYS- AFTER CAMELOT, 4/2REELZ to Premiere Original Miniseries THE KENNEDYS- AFTER CAMELOT, 4/2
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

REELZ today announced the premiere date for the highly anticipated original miniseries, THE KENNEDY S- AFTER CAMELOT,, starring Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, with the two-hour world premiere on Sunday, April 2, 2017 (more...)

The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the BoundariesThe Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Every time they take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house, and every time they teach us all something new about the blues. Now in its 26th year, the Blues Harmonica Blowout will push out the esthetic to new realms, putting Corky Siegel (Chamber Blues), Howard Levy (founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones), Duke Robillard (Roomful of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds) Son of Dave (Crash Test Dummies) and Jason Ricci on the same stage at the same time, all joining the show's founder Mark Hummel (Winner of two Blues Music Awards in 2014) and the stellar Blues Survivors. (more...)

Warner Theatre to Present HAPPY FEET on the Big ScreenWarner Theatre to Present HAPPY FEET on the Big Screen
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

It's Not Just a Movie…It's a Movie at the Warner!  The Warner Theatre will show the animated musical comedy, Happy Feet on our 50' screen Saturday, January 21 at 1:00 pm.  Tickets are just $5!   (more...)

Broadway Stars Power Spring 2017 Special Events at Goodman TheatreBroadway Stars Power Spring 2017 Special Events at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

This spring, Goodman Theatre hosts two Tony Award winning special guests for its annual spring fundraisers, which support the theater's Education and Engagement programs.  (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL and More this Month at Athens TheatreA CHRISTMAS CAROL and More this Month at Athens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

It wouldn't be the holidays without Christmas Ghosts rattling chains. (more...)

Marc Maron to Headline Boulder Theater & Paramount Theatre Next SpringMarc Maron to Headline Boulder Theater & Paramount Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Marc Maron will be performing live at Boulder Theater on Friday, April 7th at 8:00 p.m. and at Paramount Theatre in Denver on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00 p.m. c (more...)

BWW Invite: Learn the Secrets of Live TV Musicals at SAG-AFTRA Foundation PanelBWW Invite: Learn the Secrets of Live TV Musicals at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Panel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Marrying the most thrilling aspects of stage and screen, the recent resurgence of networks broadcasting live musicals has invigorated prime time "appointment viewing" or "event television."   (more...)

The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Umbilical Brothers return to New York City with Speedmouse (re-squeaked), an updated version of their hit show, Speedmouse, for a four-week run starting February 21, 2017 at Theatre 80.  (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions To Present Public Reading Of World-Premiere Play By National Playwright Resident Rajiv JosephRoad Less Traveled Productions To Present Public Reading Of World-Premiere Play By National Playwright Resident Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce a public development reading of Archduke, a world-premiere play by its 2016 National Playwright Resident Rajiv Joseph. A staged reading of the play will be presented on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30PM at Buffalo State College's Flexible Theater. (more...)

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