Shirley Jones News

Date of Birth: March 31, 1934 (82)
Birth Place: Charleroi, PA, USA
Gender: Female
VIDEO: BWW Celebrates the Musical Talent of TV & Stage Legend Florence HendersonVIDEO: BWW Celebrates the Musical Talent of TV & Stage Legend Florence Henderson
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 25, 2016

This morning, BWW reported the sad news that Florence Henderson has passed away at the age of 82. This morning, BWW reported the sad news that Florence Henderson has passed away at the age of 82. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The New Victory Theater, a leading presenter of Theater for Young Audiences, is presenting a special invitational reading of The Great Blueness, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Andrew Gerle (Meet John Doe) on Thursday, November 10, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 New Victory LabWorks Artists series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet The Stars at The Muny: Ali EwoldtSTAGE TUBE: Meet The Stars at The Muny: Ali Ewoldt
by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2016

The stars of today pay tribute singing songs sung by legendary Muny performers including Ethel Merman, Shirley Jones, Bernadette Peters and more!  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit Leads ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY, Starting Tonight at Laguna PlayhouseM*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit Leads ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY, Starting Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Laguna Playhouse welcomes 'M*A*S*H' star Loretta Swit starring in Eleanor Roosevelt, HER SECRET JOURNEY. (more...)

Doo-Wop Legends The Diamonds to Perform at Reagle This FallDoo-Wop Legends The Diamonds to Perform at Reagle This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present a salute to American Bandstand with Bandstand Boogie! Featuring The Diamonds on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm.  (more...)

Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramatics & The Jones Girls Set for NJPACRussell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramatics & The Jones Girls Set for NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramatics featuring LJ Reynolds, The Jones Girls featuring Shirley Jones, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Ted Mills - the voice of Blue Magic - and more! Only NJ appearance of this '70s soul band extravaganza! Friday, November 25, 2016 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. Tickets Available Now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722).  (more...)

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit to Lead ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY at Laguna PlayhouseM*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit to Lead ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced 'M*A*S*H' star LORETTA SWIT starring in ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, HER SECRET JOURNEY. (more...)

Cassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This FallCassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

For the first time in its history, EVITA, this revolutionary Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical is being produced by Cabrillo Music Theatre.  (more...)

Alison Sweeney, Shirley Jones Star in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries THE IRRESISTIBLE BLUEBERRY FARM, 10/2Alison Sweeney, Shirley Jones Star in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries THE IRRESISTIBLE BLUEBERRY FARM, 10/2
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Alison Sweeney and legendary actress Shirley Jones will star in 'Irresistible Blueberry Farm, airing Sunday, October 2 at 9pm ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. (more...)

HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES, Starring Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy, Premieres in KC; Tour, NY Up Next!HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES, Starring Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy, Premieres in KC; Tour, NY Up Next!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Academy Award-winning film, television and theater legend Shirley Jones and her son, Broadway and television actor Patrick Cassidy, star in the world premiere of Have You Met Miss Jones, featuring stories, memories and songs from Shirley's amazing career, directed by Tony Award-winning director Richard Maltby, Jr., co-written by Shaun Cassidy and Mr. Maltby, and developed by Patrick Cassidy. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents REMEMBERING THE '40SReagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents REMEMBERING THE '40S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will take audiences on a sentimental trip down memory lane with the revival of Remembering the 40's on October 1-2, 2016, Reagle's original musical revue recalling the 1940's home front.  Featuring a talented cast of singers, dancers and actors, live music and period costumes, Remembering the 40's is a cherished tribute to the war generation.  Sentimental repertoire from the era includes "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "I'll Be Seeing You," "This Is the Army" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy". Remembering the 40's is Directed by Robert J. Eagle, Choreographed by Susan M. Chebookjian, with Music Direction by Paul S. Katz.  The show will run for three performances on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2:00 pm at Reagle Music Theatre (617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA, 02452).  To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.reaglemusictheatre.com, call 781-891-5600, or visit the theater box office.  Veterans of all wars are honored guests with free admission. (more...)

The Riki and Bob Larimer Fund to Support New Works at York Theatre CompanyThe Riki and Bob Larimer Fund to Support New Works at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, announced today the establishment of The Riki and Bob Larimer Fund, a major gift in the amount of $500,000 to be given over a 5-year period and to be put toward the development of new works for the York stage, and marketing initiatives. (more...)

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out TodayTHE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Today, August 30, Time Life will release rare treasures from the Golden Age of TV with THE Carol Burnett SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLETION - never before available at retail. (more...)

Cassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This FallCassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

For the first time in its history, EVITA, this revolutionary Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical is being produced by Cabrillo Music Theatre.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More in HUNCHBACK at Music CircusPhoto Flash: First Look at Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More in HUNCHBACK at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin).  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: La Mirada Symphony Honors Roy E. Disney, Supervisor Don Knabe, Shirley Jones, And Paul Williams At The First Annual GOLDEN CLEF AWARDS GALAPhoto Coverage: La Mirada Symphony Honors Roy E. Disney, Supervisor Don Knabe, Shirley Jones, And Paul Williams At The First Annual GOLDEN CLEF AWARDS GALA
by Lily Lim - Aug 22, 2016

The La Mirada Symphony presented the first annual Golden Clef Awards Gala Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. The event honored individuals and organizations that have made Williams, Roy Disney, and Supervisor Don Knabe. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the event below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Julie Charnet in DECADES: THE LADIES OF JAZZ at the Ethical Society of PhiladelphiaBWW Interview: Julie Charnet in DECADES: THE LADIES OF JAZZ at the Ethical Society of Philadelphia
by Donna Marie Nowak - Aug 18, 2016

Philadelphia chanteuse Julie Charnet brings her blend of jazz and swing to the Ethical Society of Philadelphia and other venues. (more...)

Mark Hartman's LATE BREAKING STORIES Coming to the Iridium August 23rdMark Hartman's LATE BREAKING STORIES Coming to the Iridium August 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

SCOBAR ENTERTAINMENT is proud to present the acclaimed, MAC Award-nominated variety show, Mark Hartman's LATE BREAKING STORIES, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at 8pm at Iridium. The evening is hosted by Pianist/Music Director/Conductor MARK HARTMAN, with John Miller on bass, Ray Marchica on drums & special guest vocalists Dana Levinson, Paul Victor, Erin Quill & T. Oliver Reid. (more...)

Laura Osnes Reveals Dream Role - Marian in THE MUSIC MAN!Laura Osnes Reveals Dream Role - Marian in THE MUSIC MAN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

She's already taken on such iconic roles as Sandy, Cinderella, and Nellie, but Laura Osnes has another classic role in mind for the future. During a recording of the Theater People Podcast this weekend, the two-time Tony nominee revealed her dream role - 'Marian the Librarian' in THE MUSIC MAN. (more...)

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