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John Leguizamo Stars in GHETTO KLOWN at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 9/30-10/16John Leguizamo Stars in GHETTO KLOWN at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 9/30-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Direct from Broadway, John Leguizamo's 'Ghetto Klown', directed by Fisher Stevens, opens for fifteen performances only from September 30 to October 16 at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre. The press opening is October 2 at 5 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks New PBS Special BABY BOOMERS on 'Today'VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks New PBS Special BABY BOOMERS on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Actor and comedian John Leguizamo is part of the new PBS Documentary AMERICAN MASTERS: THE BOOMER LIST that celebrates the lives of 19 baby boomers. (more...)

BWW Interviews: John Leguizamo Talks Ghetto Klown in LABWW Interviews: John Leguizamo Talks Ghetto Klown in LA
by Don Grigware - Sep 21, 2011

Irrepressible actor John Leguizamo certainly needs no introduction. A star of TV, such films as Carlito's Way, To Wong Foo and Moulin Rouge, and on Broadway with his own plays Mambo Mouth, Sexaholix...A Love Story, Klass Klown, and most recently Ghetto Klown, Leguizamo will be reviving Ghetto Klown @ the Ricardo Montalban Theatre on Vine St in Hollywood September 30-October 16. Ladies and gentlemen: the one and only, John Leguizamo! (more...)

John Leguizamo to Bring GHETTO KLOWN to West End!John Leguizamo to Bring GHETTO KLOWN to West End!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2011

Multi-faceted performer and Emmy Award winner John Leguizamo is to makes his UK debut in his Broadway hit Ghetto Klown, at Charing Cross Theatre for 17 performances only fromTuesday 25th October - Saturday 12th November. Press night is Thursday 27th October at 7.30pm. (more...)

Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Honor John Leguizamo with Lifetime Achievement Award, 9/1Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Honor John Leguizamo with Lifetime Achievement Award, 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

On September 1st at 8pm, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe will honor Mr. John Leguizamo with a lifetime achievement award. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Tape Fifth HBO Special, GHETTO KLOWN NJPAC, 11/16John Leguizamo to Tape Fifth HBO Special, GHETTO KLOWN NJPAC, 11/16
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

GHETTO KLOWN, John Leguizamo's fifth HBO solo special, will tape Nov. 16 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Adapting his Drama Desk Award-winning one-man stage show of the same name, the exclusive presentation will debut on the network in 2014. (more...)

BWW Review: Factory Theatre's THE ART OF BUILDING A BUNKERBWW Review: Factory Theatre's THE ART OF BUILDING A BUNKER
by Dennis Kucherawy - Oct 25, 2014

The award-winning one-man play 'The Art of Building a Bunker' now on at Factory Theatre Lab, is about a desperate outsider named Elvis Goldstein who is incapable of experiencing love and the consequences that follow. His namesake, of course, was the King of Rock n' Roll. This homunculus is the King of Pain. He is also a vicious bigot. (more...)

John Leguizamo, Rozie Perez Star in New Comedy FUGLY! Hitting Theaters in NovemberJohn Leguizamo, Rozie Perez Star in New Comedy FUGLY! Hitting Theaters in November
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

The new comedy FUGLY! directed by Alfredo De Villa and written by John Leguizamo will arrive at New York's AMC Empire 25 on November 7th before expanding nationwide. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Take GHETTO KLOWN to Montalbán Theatre!John Leguizamo to Take GHETTO KLOWN to Montalbán Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011

Direct from Broadway, John Leguizamo's 'Ghetto Klown', directed by Fisher Stevens, opens for fifteen performances only from September 30 to October 16 at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre. The press opening is October 2 at 5 pm. (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Heading to HBO Next SpringJohn Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Heading to HBO Next Spring
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Deadline reports that HBO will tape John Leguizamo's one-man show, GHETTO KLOWN to debut on the cable network next spring. (more...)

John Leguizamo Stars in GHETTO KLOWN at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 9/30-10/16John Leguizamo Stars in GHETTO KLOWN at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 9/30-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2011

Direct from Broadway, John Leguizamo's 'Ghetto Klown', directed by Fisher Stevens, opens for fifteen performances only from September 30 to October 16 at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre. The press opening is October 2 at 5 pm. (more...)

Nashville Opera's LA BOHEME Set for 10/9 & 11Nashville Opera's LA BOHEME Set for 10/9 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Rodolfo, a writter, shares a small garret in Paris with Marcello, a painter, Schaunard, a musician, and Colline, a philosopher. The four Bohemians are living in poverty, and yet still find plenty of humor in the situation. On Christmas Eve, their neighbor, a seamstress named Mimi?, knocks on the door because her candle has blown out and she asks Rodolfo for assistance. When he takes her hand, Rodolfo instantly falls in love - and opera has never been the same. With its thrilling, beautiful music and its mixture of high comedy and touching drama, the opera sweeps the viewer away into a world of young love, romance, and ultimately, bittersweet longing. With La Bohe?me, Puccini wonderfully captures just what it means to be young and alive through a brilliant mixture of lightness and darkness, all set to some of the most romantic music ever written. (more...)

John Leguizamo, Rozie Perez Star in New Comedy FUGLY!, Hitting NYC TonightJohn Leguizamo, Rozie Perez Star in New Comedy FUGLY!, Hitting NYC Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The new comedy FUGLY! directed by Alfredo De Villa and written by John Leguizamo will arrive at New York's AMC Empire 25 tonight, November 7th before expanding nationwide. The film will be made available on Movies On Demand and VOD November 25th. (more...)

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks New GHETTO KLOWN-Inspired Film 'Fugly!' on 'The View'VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks New GHETTO KLOWN-Inspired Film 'Fugly!' on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Actor John Leguizamo stopped by ABC's THE VIEW this week to talk about his new film, 'Fugly!' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

John Leguizamo Tapes Fifth HBO Special, GHETTO KLOWN NJPAC, TonightJohn Leguizamo Tapes Fifth HBO Special, GHETTO KLOWN NJPAC, Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Ghetto Klown, John Leguizamo's fifth HBO solo special, will tape tonight, Nov. 16 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Adapting his Drama Desk Award-winning one-man stage show of the same name, the exclusive presentation will debut on the network in 2014. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Visit The Today Show TomorrowJohn Leguizamo to Visit The Today Show Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

See John Leguizamo tomorrow Thursday May 5 when he visits The TODAY Show's fourth hour (10-11 AM) with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford and they raise a tequila-filled class for Cinco de Mayo. His play, GHETTO KLOWN, directed by Fisher Stevens, is currently playing at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

John Leguizamo Visits GAYLE KING SHOWJohn Leguizamo Visits GAYLE KING SHOW
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

John Leguizamo, currently starring on Broadway in GHETTO KLOWN, was a guest on The Gayle King Show this morning. Hear John clarify the difference between being a hyper kid and a troublemaker, and how he wreaked havoc with caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee in high school. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Appear on The Gayle King Show TomorrowJohn Leguizamo to Appear on The Gayle King Show Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

John Leguizamo, currently starring on Broadway in GHETTO KLOWN, will be a guest on The Gayle King Show tomorrow Friday May 20. Gayle King airs on OWN at 10 AM eastern. OWN is Channel 115 on Time Warner, 336 on RCN. For other cable systems, please check local listings. (more...)

Leguizamo Among Honorees For MADE IN NY AwardsLeguizamo Among Honorees For MADE IN NY Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine L. Oliver announced that they will host the sixth annual "Made in NY" Awards on June 6th at 7:30 PM at Gracie Mansion. (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Solo Special Debuts on HBO TonightJohn Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Solo Special Debuts on HBO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

Ghetto Klown, John Leguizamo's fifth HBO solo special, debuts TONIGHT, MARCH 22 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Adapting his Drama Desk Award-winning one-man stage show of the same name, the exclusive presentation was taped Nov. 16 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more...)

SHN Announces John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, 4/26 & 27SHN Announces John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, 4/26 & 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

John Leguizamo's Broadway smash GHETTO KLOWN will play Friday April 26th and Saturday April 27th at 8pm at the SHN Orpheum Theatre. Directed by Academy Award winner Fisher Stevens, GHETTO KLOWN is Leguizamo's fifth one man-show and played to sold out audiences on Broadway. (more...)

The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University Announces 2012 SeasonThe Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University Announces 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

The 2012 Actors Studio Drama School Repertory Season performances will take place at The Theater at Dance New Amsterdam, 53 Chambers St., just north of City Hall, Wednesdays through Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m. from March 28 through April 28. The full schedule and information about plays, actors, directors and playwrights can be found online at www.Pace.edu/ASDSRep (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, Premiering on HBO 3/22VIDEO: Sneak Peek - John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, Premiering on HBO 3/22
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN will premiere on Saturday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. EST on HBO. (more...)

Leguizamo Among Honorees For MADE IN NY AwardsLeguizamo Among Honorees For MADE IN NY Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine L. Oliver announced that they will host the sixth annual "Made in NY" Awards on June 6th at 7:30 PM at Gracie Mansion. (more...)

John Leguizamo To Receive Made in NY Award 6/6John Leguizamo To Receive Made in NY Award 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

John Leguizamo, currently starring on Broadway in GHETTO KLOWN, will be honored at the sixth annual "Made in NY" awards on Monday June 6 at 7:30 PM at Gracie Mansion. (more...)

City Parks Foundation Presents SummerStage, 7/21-30City Parks Foundation Presents SummerStage, 7/21-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Hip hop, Indie-rock, punk and folk artists committed to social change will come together to honor musician and activist Pete Seeger. The program's hosts are Gina Belafonte, Harry Belafonte's daughter and Kitama Jackson, Pete Seeger's grandson. Mr. Seeger and Mr. Belafonte became international household names as singers who stood for change. For Belafonte that meant being involved in both the Civil Rights Movement in US and the Anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. For Seeger that meant getting people singing, and then using song to lead marches and rallies around the world. From the labor movement to the Civil Rights movement to the environmental movement, Pete Seeger was always on the front lines. Today's artists aren't that different from Seeger and Belafonte, they also use music as a means to give voice to the voiceless and inspire people to change the world for themselves, their communities and future generations. (more...)

John Leguizamo To Receive Made in NY Award 6/6John Leguizamo To Receive Made in NY Award 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

John Leguizamo, currently starring on Broadway in GHETTO KLOWN, will be honored at the sixth annual "Made in NY" awards on Monday June 6 at 7:30 PM at Gracie Mansion. (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN to Close Sunday July 10 on BroadwayJohn Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN to Close Sunday July 10 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, which opened this spring for a 12 week engagement and was immediately extended at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) closes on Sunday July 10. The acclaimed production will have played 25 previews and 95 regular performances. Plans are underway for John to take the show to other U.S. cities as well as to South America where he will perform it in Spanish. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Appear on THEATRETALK 6/16John Leguizamo to Appear on THEATRETALK 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

John Leguizamo, currently starring on Broadway in GHETTO KLOWN, will be a guest on THEATRETALK on Thursday June 16 at 11:30 PM on NJN-TV; on Friday June 17 at 12:30 PM on NYC- TV; and Friday June 24 at 12:30 AM on Channel 13. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Appear on THEATRETALK 6/16John Leguizamo to Appear on THEATRETALK 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

John Leguizamo, currently starring on Broadway in GHETTO KLOWN, will be a guest on THEATRETALK on Thursday June 16 at 11:30 PM on NJN-TV; on Friday June 17 at 12:30 PM on NYC- TV; and Friday June 24 at 12:30 AM on Channel 13. (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Closes 7/10John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Closes 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2011

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, directed by Fisher Stevens, closes Sunday, July 10 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Plays Tonight as Part of SummerStageJohn Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Plays Tonight as Part of SummerStage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Tonight, July 28 at 8 PM, John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown, directed by Fisher Stevens in association with Westbeth Entertainment, will take the stage at Central Park and runs thorugh August 2, 2014 as part of this year's SummerStage lineup. (more...)

John Leguizamo and More Set for SummerStage's 2014 SeasonJohn Leguizamo and More Set for SummerStage's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

City Parks Foundation announces the 2014 season of SummerStage, New York's largest free performing arts festival, bringing over 100 free performances to 14 parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop, Latin and World music to dance, comedy and theater, SummerStage fills a vital niche in New York City's summer arts festival landscape. Since its inception twenty-nine years ago, more than six million people from New York City and around the world have enjoyed SummerStage. The festival runs now through August 24th. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Take GHETTO KLOWN to Montalbán Theatre!John Leguizamo to Take GHETTO KLOWN to Montalbán Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

Direct from Broadway, John Leguizamo's 'Ghetto Klown', directed by Fisher Stevens, opens for fifteen performances only from September 30 to October 16 at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre. The press opening is October 2 at 5 pm. (more...)

GHETTO KLOWN Recoups on BroadwayGHETTO KLOWN Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

Producers of John Leguizamo's Broadway show GHETTO KLOWN which closed yesterday, announced that the show has recouped its capitalization. Directed by Fisher Stevens, GHETTO KLOWN will play other US cities this fall and winter (dates and cities tba); in 2012 it will travel to South America and Leguizamo will perform the show in Spanish. (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN to Close Sunday July 10 on BroadwayJohn Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN to Close Sunday July 10 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2011

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, which opened this spring for a 12 week engagement and was immediately extended at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) closes on Sunday July 10. The acclaimed production will have played 25 previews and 95 regular performances. Plans are underway for John to take the show to other U.S. cities as well as to South America where he will perform it in Spanish. (more...)

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Solo Special to Debut on HBO, March 22John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Solo Special to Debut on HBO, March 22
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

GHETTO KLOWN, John Leguizamo's fifth HBO solo special, debuts SATURDAY, MARCH 22 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Adapting his Drama Desk Award-winning one-man stage show of the same name, the exclusive presentation was taped Nov. 16 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Creative Teams Revealed for MUNY Summer Shows - Tartaglia, Jay-Alexander, Jones, Lenz, Ruggiero, Griffin, Bruni & MoreBWW Exclusive: Creative Teams Revealed for MUNY Summer Shows - Tartaglia, Jay-Alexander, Jones, Lenz, Ruggiero, Griffin, Bruni & More
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2013

Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2013 Season, which opens on June 17 with Monty Python's Spamalot. 'This is a phenomenally talented group of artists, and I'm thrilled to be working with all of them. Last season our audience inspired us to take many risks and push ourselves far. These directors and choreographers are already working on ways to top last season's level of excitement and excellence.' (more...)

BWW Likes: Historic Winter Storm and LES MIZBWW Likes: Historic Winter Storm and LES MIZ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com noticed something today as we scoured Facebook and it's something that we really liked, so we wanted to share it with you because it's not so often that you find such generosity for actors. This weekend, all roads lead to St. Louis as actors are headed there from all over the country to audition for the Muny's summer production of LES MISERABLES directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and with music direction by Kevin Stites. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Star, Produce Autobiographical Comedy for ABCJohn Leguizamo to Star, Produce Autobiographical Comedy for ABC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

As first reported on Deadline.com, actor and comedian John Leguizamo has just signed a development deal with ABC and ABC Studios to star and serve as executive producer of a TV comedy based on his 'his professional, personal and family life in New York City' (more...)

Dave Malloy, John Leguizamo & More Receive Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor ResidenciesDave Malloy, John Leguizamo & More Receive Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Today, The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announces that it has selected 18 projects from more than 30 innovative artists for its third Summer Residency Lab. This June, as part of an extraordinary laboratory for collaboration, some of the nation's most prominent and promising writers, directors, and composers will unite at the Theatre's campus in West Berkeley for an intense four-week period to live, dine, and create new plays together. Dozens more local and out-of-town actors and directors will join The Ground Floor process, bringing the number of artists involved close to 100. (more...)

'John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown,' Set to Debut 3/22 on HBO'John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown,' Set to Debut 3/22 on HBO
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

An HBO favorite returns for his fifth solo special on the network when JOHN LEGUIZAMO'S GHETTO KLOWN debuts SATURDAY, MARCH 22 (10:00-11:45 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

John Leguizamo Joins ABC's 'Only Fools and Horses'John Leguizamo Joins ABC's 'Only Fools and Horses'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2012

According to Deadline.com, actor and comedian John Leguizamo is set to star in the new ABC pilot, 'Only Fools and Horses.' The comedy is based on the British format. It is adapted and executive produced by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley. It is also executive produced by Leguizamo's manager Jeff Golenberg. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Guest Star on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE
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John Leguizamo to Guest Star on CBS's THE GOOD WIFEJohn Leguizamo to Guest Star on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

E! reports that John Leguizamo will guest star on an upcoming episode of the CBS drama THE GOOD WIFE. The comedian and Broadway vet will portray the new Cook County State's Attorney in at least one episode of the show. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Star in ABC Comedy Based on His LifeJohn Leguizamo to Star in ABC Comedy Based on His Life
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

According to TV Guide, John Leguizamo is set to star in an ABC comedy show loosely based his life. The show is currently untitled. (more...)

Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Honor John Leguizamo with Lifetime Achievement Award, 9/1Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Honor John Leguizamo with Lifetime Achievement Award, 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011

On September 1st at 8pm, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe will honor Mr. John Leguizamo with a lifetime achievement award. (more...)

John Leguizamo Stars in GHETTO KLOWN at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 9/30-10/16John Leguizamo Stars in GHETTO KLOWN at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 9/30-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Direct from Broadway, John Leguizamo's 'Ghetto Klown', directed by Fisher Stevens, opens for fifteen performances only from September 30 to October 16 at The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre. The press opening is October 2 at 5 pm. (more...)

John Leguizamo Visits CHARLIE ROSE SHOWJohn Leguizamo Visits CHARLIE ROSE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, directed by Fisher Stevens, is currently playing at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Leguizamo was recently featured on 'Charlie Rose,' where he discussed his Broadway history as well as his current one-man hit, GHETTO KLOWN. Watch the entirety of Leguizamo's one-on-one interview with Charlie here. (more...)

John Leguizamo Set for WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW Appearance TomorrowJohn Leguizamo Set for WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW Appearance Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, directed by Fisher Stevens, is currently playing at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Watch Leguizamo talk with Wendy Williams about his journey to Broadway tomorrow morning on the nationally syndicated 'Wendy Williams Show,' airing in NYC on Channel 5 at 10:00 AM. The appearance will also run on Channel 9 at 5:00 PM. Click here for local listings. (more...)

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