Robin Williams News

Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
The Umbilical Brothers Announce New Performance Schedule for SPEEDMOUSE at Theatre 80The Umbilical Brothers Announce New Performance Schedule for SPEEDMOUSE at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Umbilical Brothers announce a change in their performance schedule for the New York City run of their hit show, Speedmouse (re-squeaked), at Theatre 80.  Monday and Tuesday performances will move to matinees on Saturday and Sunday.  Produced by WestBeth Entertainment, tickets are $35.00 plus fees and are onsale now.  (more...)

Danny Ashok and Darren Kuppan to Lead European Premiere of GUARDS AT THE TAJDanny Ashok and Darren Kuppan to Lead European Premiere of GUARDS AT THE TAJ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Casting has been announced today for the European premiere of Guards at the Taj, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph and directed by Jamie Lloyd. Danny Ashok (Disgraced, Bush Theatre; Capital, BBC) will play Humayun and Darren Kuppan (East is East, West End/ UK Tour) will play Babur.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/26/2017Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for Connecticut (more...)

WAITRESS Welcomes Chris Diamantopoulos in the Role of Dr. Pomatter Next MonthWAITRESS Welcomes Chris Diamantopoulos in the Role of Dr. Pomatter Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that on March 31, TV star Chris Diamantopoulos will star opposite Sara Bareilles as Dr. Pomatter, who inspires expert pie-maker Jenna Hunterson to create an "I Wanna Play Doctor with my Gynecologist" pie. (more...)

International Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel AwardsInternational Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

International Celebrity Images presented 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 and other Hollywood-style awards shows, on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (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 - Feb 21, 2017

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...)

Flynn Center Announces Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens BrigadeFlynn Center Announces Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The Flynn Center is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences; and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Upcoming productions include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade. (more...)

BWW Preview: 34 Years Later and LA CAGE's Message is as Relevant as Ever at Carrollwood Players TheaterBWW Preview: 34 Years Later and LA CAGE's Message is as Relevant as Ever at Carrollwood Players Theater
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 14, 2017

The hilarious and beloved gender-bending musical LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodies of Jerry Herman, is in the final month of rehearsals before taking to stage at Carrollwood Players on March 17 through April 8. (more...)


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...)

Moises Kaufman Will Helm Revival of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG with Michael Urie This FallMoises Kaufman Will Helm Revival of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG with Michael Urie This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Second Stage Theatre has announced that it will present the 35th Anniversary Production of Harvey Fierstein's modern classic, TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman, this fall at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (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...)

The 'RANT' Returns! Lewis Black at PPAC TodayThe 'RANT' Returns! Lewis Black at PPAC Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

LEWIS BLACK has announced live dates for 2017, including a show at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Today, February 3 at 8P. (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...)

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Visit Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, TodayCuba Gooding Jr. to Visit Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

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

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