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Bravo to Air Robin Williams' INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, 8/21
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Bravo Media's “Inside the Actors Studio” hosted by James Lipton, commemorates the life and career of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams with a special broadcast of his appearance on the Emmy Award-winning series on Thursday, August 21 at 8pm ET/PT. The episode originally aired on Sunday, June 10, 2001, and for the 250th episode of “Inside the Actors Studio,” fans chose Williams' appearance as their favorite in a poll on BravoTV.com. (more...)

VIDEO: Robin Williams Sent Well Wishes to Terminally Ill Fan Prior to Death
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

As one of his final acts of good will, Robin Williams recorded a video message for New Zealander Vivian Waller, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in January. Meeting Williams, along with marrying her partner and seeing her daughter's first birthday, made her bucket list. The late actor recently discovered her wish, though Waller had become too ill to travel, according to the Sunday Star Times - instead, sending her the video below that was released yesterday. (more...)

TV Land to Air 20/20: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ROBIN WILLIAMS, 8/17
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

TV Land will air '20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams,' ABC's special tribute to the late Emmy(R) and Academy Award(R)-winning actor and comedian, this coming Sunday, August 17th at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

POE, Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2014 fall schedule of events at The Colonial Theatre, The Garage and The Unicorn Theatre. Tickets are available for purchase to members and passholders on August 15 and to the general public on August 19. (more...)

Michael J. Fox Reacts to News of Robin Williams Parkinson's Diagnosis
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Upon hearing the news, actor Michael J. Fox, who also suffers from Parkinson's, took to Twitter to share that he was 'stunned' upon hearing the news about his close friend. (more...)

Aoife O'Donovan & Noam Pikelny to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

KUNC and Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Aoife O'Donovan & Noam Pikelny at the Fox Theatre on Monday, November 3rd, 2014. (more...)

Disney Networks to Air ALADDIN Throughout this Weekend in Honor of Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

In fond remembrance of one of the world's greatest and most beloved actors, Robin Williams, Disney's animated movie 'Aladdin' will be presented SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 and SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. Williams voiced the 1992 film's treasured character, Genie. (more...)

Robin Williams' Wife Reveals Actor Was in Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has today released a statement revealing that her husband was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease. (more...)

Walt Disney's Twitter Tribute Depicts Robin Williams's 'Genie' in the Stars
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Walt Disney Company took to Twitter to honor the comedic genius who voiced the iconic character 'Genie' in the animated film ALADDIN. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway and Times Square Tribute the Late Robin Williams
by Walter McBride - Aug 14, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York were dimmed in his memory last night, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a look at the Imperial and Music Box theaters, along with Times Square below. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/14/14 - NEWSIES Reunion, LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE, Christmas in August and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 14, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: NEWSIES will 'stop the presses' at 54 Below tonight, Abe's Favorite scenes from the Bard go center stage in the Berkshires, The Rockettes bring Christmas to Sixth Avenue and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Theaters Dim Lights to Honor Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York were dimmed in his memory tonight, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a look at the Imperial and Music Box theaters below. (more...)

66th Annual Emmy Awards to Honor Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

People reports that the 66th Annual Emmy Awards, airing August 25 on NBC, will feature several tributes to Robin Williams. The comedic legend passed away on Monday at the age of 63. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tonight in Honor of Award-Winning Actor Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Official Reveals New Details on Robin Williams' Death
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the tragic loss of comedic great Robin Williams, more details have surfaced on how the actor died. According to the New York Times, a coroner's office official reported today that Williams hanged himself with a belt at his home on Monday, August 11, 2014. (more...)

ALADDIN's 'Genie' James Monroe Iglehart Releases Statement on Robin Williams' Passing- 'Robin Williams has influenced my life greatly'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the loss of comedic great Robin Williams, James Monroe Iglehart, who currently plays the onstage counterpart to Williams' beloved 'Genie' from ALADDIN, released the following statement on the tragedy: (more...)

Juilliard School Releases Statement on Passing of Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Robin Williams was enrolled at The Juilliard School in the Diploma course from 1973-74 and in the B.F.A. program from 1974-75 to 1975-76. (He withdrew on February 10, 1976.) (more...)

Nathan Lane, Harvey Fierstein & More React to Passing of Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world continues to mourn the tragic loss of stage and screen star Robin Williams, tributes from many of his colleagues continue to pour in on Twitter and personal statements (more...)

Disney CEO Robert Iger Comments on Passing of Robin Williams' 'He Was a True Disney Legend'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the tragic loss of stage and screen icon Robin Williams, Robert Iger, chairman and CEO of Walt Disney, released a statement on the impact he had worldwide (more...)

ALADDIN Composer Alan Menken Reacts to Passing of Robin Williams
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the loss of comedic great Robin Williams, composer Alan Menken, who worked with the actor in the hit animated Disney film ALADDIN, gave Billboard a statement on his reaction to the tragic news (more...)

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