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DIAMOND LIL Set for Series of Performances at Don't Tell Mama this Fall, Begin. 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2013

Written in 1928 by Mae West, the stage play "Diamond Lil" has laced itself into a position of public awareness once again. Three events in August, that led to whoopee, winks, and ink in The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Brooklyn Courier, etc., lifted the petticoats of petulance from the attitudes of no less than 300 Manhattanites who have missed Mae West. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MTC Lights Up the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Peter James Zielinski - Sep 5, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) dedicated its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. The ceremony began at the theatre (261 West 47th Street at 8th Avenue) . MTC previously announced that it was renaming its Broadway home, until now known as the Biltmore Theatre, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist. (more...)

MTC To Hold Samuel J. Friedman Dedication Ceremony 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. (more...)

The Granite Room At City Hall Restaurant Adds Performance of KT Sullivan's EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Lower Manhattan, once known for music and merriment, later for formality and frugality, has finally returned to it roots as the city's newest cabaret hotspot; 'There's a new cabaret supper club in downtown New York that, with luck, may become a regular fixture. (more...)

'Sex, Drugs, Clinton and Me' Plays at Kraine Theater Starting 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2008

A man steals a credential, sneaks into the White House, and while there gets a job working as a volunteer, before becoming a homeless heroin addict, going to prison, and getting clean. Yes it is a true story. (more...)

Tickets For IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Go On Sale Via Phone And Web 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2009

Tickets for the upcoming Broadway return of Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will go on sale via phone and internet this Saturday, September 12, 2009. (more...)

Tickets For IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Go On Sale Via Phone And Web 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Tickets for the upcoming Broadway return of Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will go on sale via phone and internet this Saturday, September 12, 2009. (more...)

The Granite Room At City Hall Restaurant Adds Performance of KT Sullivan's EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

Lower Manhattan, once known for music and merriment, later for formality and frugality, has finally returned to it roots as the city's newest cabaret hotspot; 'There's a new cabaret supper club in downtown New York that, with luck, may become a regular fixture. (more...)

Don't Tell Mama Sets 'Diamond Lil' Darlene Violette, Sidney Myer for Sundays, October 27-November 24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Written in 1928 by Mae West, the stage play "Diamond Lil" has been called many things including 'critically acclaimed,' 'more sinful than Sodom,' and 'a drama of the underworld.' The seedy underbelly of the old Sixth Ward is well represented here with a cast of actors portraying prostitutes, procurers, sex traffickers, jewel thieves, gigolos, hornswogglers, and con men. (more...)

'Sex, Drugs, Clinton and Me' Plays at Kraine Theater Starting 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

A man steals a credential, sneaks into the White House, and while there gets a job working as a volunteer, before becoming a homeless heroin addict, going to prison, and getting clean. Yes it is a true story. (more...)

Ladies&Not So Gentle Women-World Premiere Friday in Coral Gables!
by Beau Higgins - Nov 30, 2005

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IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway, Previews Begin At The Marquis Theatre 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

The Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the new stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, returns to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this holiday season for 61 performances only - guaranteeing New York a white Christmas! (more...)

World Premiere-Ladies&Not So Gentle Women-Gables' New Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Nov 12, 2005

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Plymouth and Royale Theatres Undergo Name Changes May 9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2005

The Plymouth Theatre and the Royale Theatre, both on 45th St., will be rechristened after two leaders of the Shubert Organization (more...)

THE RAINMAKER Opens At Northern Stage 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

As the region emerges from a long and difficult winter, Northern Stage taps into the eternal optimism of the American spirit with N. Richard Nash's acclaimed comedy-drama-romance The Rainmaker, on stage from March 16 through April 3 at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction. (more...)

'Sex, Drugs, Clinton, & Me' Has Workshop Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2008

Department of 'E' Productions is pleased to announce three industry workshop performances of 'Sex, Drugs, Clinton, & Me,' a new one-man play written and performed by Mike Evans. (more...)

MTC Renames Biltmore Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008

The Tony Awardâ-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) today announced it will rename its Broadway house, the landmarked Biltmore Theatre, the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist. (more...)

Margaret Keys Returns To New Zealand 7/31 With A Performance At The Bruce Mason Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009

Universal Record's hottest new international star Margaret Keys will celebrate her triumphant return to New Zealand with a spectacular concert at the Bruce Mason Centre on July 31. (more...)

KT Sullivan And City Hall Restaurant Launch Kathleen Downey's Granite Room Cabaret Venue 8/20-9/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009

KT Sullivan and City Hall Restaurant are set to launch an exciting new 'old time' cabaret venue, Kathleen Downey's Granite Room-'Neath the Sidewalks of New York. Events will be held four successive Thursdays, August 20 and 27, and September 3 and 10. (more...)

Margaret Keys Returns To New Zealand 7/31 With A Performance At The Bruce Mason Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2009

Universal Record's hottest new international star Margaret Keys will celebrate her triumphant return to New Zealand with a spectacular concert at the Bruce Mason Centre on July 31. (more...)

Exclusive: Laura Osnes & John Belhmann Lead ROMAN HOLIDAY Guthrie Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com has learned details about a recent reading of the Guthrie Theatre's upcoming production of ROMAN HOLIDAY in Minneapolis. Starring in the reading, directed by John Miller-Stephany were Laura Osnes as Princess Ann and John Behlmann as Joe Bradley. They rest of the reading cast featured many of the area's top local talent. We're told that the reading went quite well, and that the song choices, which of course include some of Porter's biggest hits like 'Easy to Love,' 'Begin the Beguine,' 'Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye' and 'Riding High' also included many rarely heard gems that 'fit perfectly into the story.' Also in attendance for the staged reading were book writer Paul Blake and other members of the creative team. (more...)

Bette Midler to Play Mae West in HBO Films Biopic; Harvey Fierstein to Pen Script!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Bette Midler will be portraying another Hollywood icon after her turn as Sue Mengers in I'LL EAT YOU LAST on Broadway and in LA. According to Deadline, Midler will star in HBO Films' upcoming Mae West biopic, directed by William Friedkin (The Exorcist) from a script by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). (more...)

Bobbie, Skinner, and Ives Team Up To Bring 'White Christmas' To Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2008

Following acclaimed engagements in San Francisco, Boston, Detroit, Toronto, Los Angeles and St. Paul, IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, a new stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, will arrive at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway this holiday season - guaranteeing that New York will have a white Christmas! The production is directed by Walter Bobbie with a book by David Ives and choreography by Randy Skinner. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway, Previews Begin At The Marquis Theatre 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2009

The Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the new stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, returns to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this holiday season for 61 performances only - guaranteeing New York a white Christmas! (more...)

KT Sullivan And City Hall Restaurant Launch Kathleen Downey's Granite Room Cabaret Venue 8/20-9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2009

KT Sullivan and City Hall Restaurant are set to launch an exciting new 'old time' cabaret venue, Kathleen Downey's Granite Room-'Neath the Sidewalks of New York. Events will be held four successive Thursdays, August 20 and 27, and September 3 and 10. (more...)

MTC To Hold Samuel J. Friedman Dedication Ceremony 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008

The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. (more...)

Samaro, Butler, Swain Make Debuts At Sterling's Upstairs At Vitello's In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2009

The award-winning Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City, CA, adds sizzle to its May headlining roster when regional musical theatre star Shaun Samaro, Television and Broadway star Dean Butler, and Theresa Anne Swain, winner of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2009, make their cabaret debuts at the trendy and immensely popular supper club. (more...)

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