Shirley Jones News

Date of Birth: March 31, 1934 (81)
Birth Place: Charleroi, PA, USA
Gender: Female
Luigi Creatore, Elvis Hitmaker, Dies at 93Luigi Creatore, Elvis Hitmaker, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Luigi Creatore, who with his cousin Hugo Peretti wrote and produced iconic hits for such stars as Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Perry Como, Sarah Vaughan, Della Reese, Jimmie Rodgers, Patti Page and many others, including the Tokens' “Lion Sleeps Tonight,” Presley's “Can't Help Falling in Love” and “Wild in the Country,” and Cook's “Another Saturday Night” and “Twistin' the Night Away,” died of pneumonia at a Boca Raton hospice on Sunday, Dec. 13. He was 93. (more...)

Tenor Fred VanNess Featured in Reagle Music Theatre's CHRISTMASTIME This DecemberTenor Fred VanNess Featured in Reagle Music Theatre's CHRISTMASTIME This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Tenor Fred C. VanNess, Jr. of Beverly, MA will perform as a featured soloist in Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston's musical production CHRISTMASTIME from December 4-13, 2015 at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452).  (more...)

CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES Benefits The Actors Fund This WeekendCABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES Benefits The Actors Fund This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The second annual Cabaret Is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, a 4-night, 3-show, 3-venue celebration of Los Angeles Cabaret as a benefit for The Actors Fund will take place this weekend, November 13th-16th. (more...)

REUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts CenterREUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

This melodic, memorable and quirky pop score provides biting social commentary along with a little romance and an outrageously good time for all. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll cringe. (more...)

Spencer Theater Will Present BROADWAY: THE BIG BAND YEARS, with Patrick Cassidy and Lynn AndrewsSpencer Theater Will Present BROADWAY: THE BIG BAND YEARS, with Patrick Cassidy and Lynn Andrews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

BROADWAY: THE BIG BAND YEARS is a thrilling musical adventure celebrating some of the best music of the Great White Way.  Featuring an orchestra of 12 and Broadway vocalists Patrick Cassidy and Lynn Andrews, the pianist, conductor and arranger Keith Levenson brings some of the hit Big Band Era songs to sonic heights. Popularized by stars of radio and television, these standards included: "The Lady is a Tramp," "My Funny Valentine," "Luck Be a Lady," "S'Wonderful," "I Get a Kick Out of You," and "Mack The Knife" among other classics from the great American songbook. Join us at the Spencer Theater for this night celebrating Broadway's best on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m. Excellent seats start at just $39. Call the Box Office at 575.336.4800 or visit www.spencertheater.comfor tickets. A pre-concert herb-crusted pork tenderloin buffet ($20) is also available in the lobby starting at 5 p.m. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 11/1/2015 - 11/1/2015This Weeks New Movies - 11/1/2015 - 11/1/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 11/1/2015 - 11/1/2015! (more...)

CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund, 11/13-16CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund, 11/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The second annual Cabaret Is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, a 4-night, 3-show, 3-venue celebration of Los Angeles Cabaret as a benefit for The Actors Fund will take place November 13th-16th. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'I Cain't Say No' from OKLAHOMA's 60th Anniversary ScreeningVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'I Cain't Say No' from OKLAHOMA's 60th Anniversary Screening
by Movies News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Below, watch Chenoweth perform the classic number, 'I Cain't Say No,' an outtake from a 15-minute segment of the special screening. Then, watch a 'pre-show' clip of the Broadway star discuss her love for the show, movie and all-things Oklahoma! (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015This Weeks New Movies - 10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015
by BWW - Oct 25, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015! (more...)

Star of Film and TV, Marty Ingels Dies at 79Star of Film and TV, Marty Ingels Dies at 79
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Variety reports that star of film and television, Marty Ingels, passed away on Wednesday at Tarzana Medical Center following a massive stroke. He was 79. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Preview of Kristin Chenoweth Singing in OKLAHOMA! Featurette; Hits Theatres on 11/1!STAGE TUBE: Watch Preview of Kristin Chenoweth Singing in OKLAHOMA! Featurette; Hits Theatres on 11/1!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2015

Academy Award-winning Hollywood musical 'Oklahoma!' returns to theaters nationwide for the first time in wide release in 60 years fully restored and with extended pre-show featurette featuring Okie native Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production. The limited theatrical re-release, a partnership between BY Experience and Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company, begins November 1st with more than 1,300 screenings nationwide. Tickets for the 'Oklahoma!' special event are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.Oklahoma60.com. (more...)

REUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens 11/7 at NoHo Arts CenterREUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens 11/7 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

This melodic, memorable and quirky pop score provides biting social commentary along with a little romance and an outrageously good time for all. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll cringe. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen OKLAHOMA! in HD, 11/1Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen OKLAHOMA! in HD, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

 Academy Award-winning Hollywood musical 'Oklahoma!' returns to select theaters for the first time in 60 years, fully restored in High Definition and with extended pre-show featurette featuring Okie native Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production.  (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Celebrates Opening Night in Los Angeles; Curtain Call!Photo Flash: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Celebrates Opening Night in Los Angeles; Curtain Call!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

A brand new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC launched its national tour at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre last night, September 30 at 8 p.m. Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the production closes in Los Angeles on October 31, 2015, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night curtain call and festivities below! (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Returning to Theaters for 60th Anniversary with Kristin Chenoweth Pre-ShowOKLAHOMA! Returning to Theaters for 60th Anniversary with Kristin Chenoweth Pre-Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Academy Award-winning Hollywood musical 'Oklahoma!' returns to theaters nationwide for the first time in wide release in 60 years fully restored and with extended pre-show featurette featuring Okie native Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production.  (more...)

Star of Broadway's HELLAZPOPPIN, June Winters Dies at 96Star of Broadway's HELLAZPOPPIN, June Winters Dies at 96
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

It has been confirmed that June Winters, widow of legendary songwriter and record producer Hugo Peretti, and famous in her own right as the "Lady in Blue" on both radio and records, died March 29 of natural causes at her home in Bergenfield, NJ. (more...)

TheatreZone Box Office Re-Opens TodayTheatreZone Box Office Re-Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The on-site box office at the G&L Theatre, home to Equity theater group TheatreZone, re-opens on a new day, today, September 1, at 10 am reports artistic director Mark Danni. The new box office hours are 10 am until 1 pm every Today throughout the 2015-16 season and one hour before performances on show days. (more...)

Stuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This WeekendStuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Rubicon's Broadway Musical Concert Series continues with three performances of a concert reading of THE SECRET GARDEN (based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

Stuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This WeekendStuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Rubicon's Broadway Musical Concert Series continues with three performances of a concert reading of THE SECRET GARDEN (based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

Darien Crago to Star in BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at WBT, 8/13-9/20Darien Crago to Star in BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at WBT, 8/13-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre to present BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton, with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the show runs August 13 - September 20, 2015, starring Darien Crago as Ginger Rogers. (more...)

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