Wildcat

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Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.
New York, NY
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Wildcat, with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, and book by N. Richard Nash, tells the story of a frontier woman named Wildcat Jackson who arrives in a border town in the American southwest with dreams of striking oil and tricks foreman Joe Dynamite into helping her.

It opened on December 16, 1960 and is best remembered forbeing the sole Broadway appearance of comedienne Lucille Ball, although the cast also featured Keith Andes, Paula Stewart, Edith King, and a young Valerie Harper (Rhoda) in the dance ensemble. Wildcat closed on June 3, 1961 after two hiatuses and 171 performances.

Wildcat! Wildcat! Releases Debut EP Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Critically acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! are set to release their highly anticipated, self-titled debut EP today, September 10 on Downtown Records. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat!'s Debut EP Set For Release, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

The self-titled debut EP from acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! is set for September 10 release on Downtown Records. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat!'s Debut EP to be Released, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

The self-titled debut EP from acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! is set for September 10 release on Downtown Records. (more...)

Lithium Battery Power, Battery Safety and Next Generation Batteries. More than 45 Presentations over 4 Days, November 12-15 in San Diego, CA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

BOSTON, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Advanced Energy Technology Congress taking place November 12-15, 2013 in San Diego includes more than 45 presentations over 4 days. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to network and see the latest developments in battery technology. The three key battery industry events include Lithium Battery Power 2013, Battery Safety and Next Generation Batteries. Advanced registration expires September 27th, 2013 (more...)

BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - BIG FISH's Ryan Andes
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 19, 2013

BIG FISH's Ryan Andes spoke exclusively to BWW about dancing on stilts, family traditions and why he counts himself 'one of the luckiest people' he knows. (more...)

MS MR Embarks on First Headlining North American Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

New York City based duo MS MR embarks on their first North American headline tour this fall in support of their critically-acclaimed, debut album Secondhand Rapture. The tour begins today, September 16 in Montreal and will take the band across the U.S. with stops in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Los Angeles (full list of dates below). Additionally, the duo will hit the global festival circuit this summer with performances at Glastonbury, Splendour in the Grass, Lollapalooza, Rock En Seine, Outside lands and Austin City Limits. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat! Releases Debut EP Today
by Richard Best - Sep 10, 2013

The release of the self-titled debut EP from acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! is set for today, September 10 on Downtown Records. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fells Point Corner Theatre's ORPHANS Deserves Love
by Cybele Pomeroy - Nov 22, 2013

Let me just say that I am a fan of small community theatres tucked into residential neighborhoods, so naturally I'm inclined to feel kindly towards FPCT. Aside from the issue of parking on the streets of Fells Point, that is. The theatre, which is in its 27th season of operation, has been updated bit by bit, so the overall feel of the interior is contemporary, open and welcoming. The theatre seats are comfortable and don't squeak at all. At intermission, there are refreshments, including wine, available in the lobby. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Bell Bundy Releases 'Kentucky Dirty' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2013

Laura Bell Bundy has released the music video for her latest single, Kentucky Dirty, now available on iTunes. Check out the video below! (more...)

1st Annual Logs 'n Hogs Rolling For Our Heroes to Include Skydiving Team Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Logs n' Hogs Rolling For Our Heroes event starts as a motorcycle ride, beginning at Wildcat Harley in London, KY at 11:30, and ends at the Garrard County Fairgrounds where fun and festivities will ensue until 5pm. Festivities will include an air show featuring Team Fastrax, a world renowned skydiving team. They will be performing their amazing American flag skydive with their 2,000 sq. ft., 2 of their 1,100 sq. ft., and, 500 sq. ft., American Flags. It's sure to be a sight you'll not soon forget. Paratrooper Dana Bowman will be featured in the demo and will be jumping in with the 2,000 sq. ft. flag. Dana Bowman is a former member of the US Army's Golden Knights and is currently a member of Team Fastrax. Dana is a double amputee, and uses his life experience to work with other amputees and disabled or physically challenged people and is a very talented motivational speaker. (more...)

Remember the Removal Bike Riders Begin 950-mile
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The 2014 Remember the Removal bike riders departed the Cherokee Nation Wednesday, officially beginning a three-week journey to retrace their ancestors' path along the Trail of Tears. (more...)

Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

MAC nominee, Jim Speake brings back his acclaimed show celebrating the music of Broadway composer, Cy Coleman: 'I'm A Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex'. The show is directed by Lennie Watts with musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins, featuring the SRW band. (more...)

It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Broadway with Peter Gallagher in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

It's been rumored, talked about, discussed and we've been reporting on it for what feels like forever -- and now, it's official! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that it will present Tony & Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & Tony nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffe' in a new Broadway production of the classic musical ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green. (more...)

Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

MAC nominee, Jim Speake brings back his acclaimed show celebrating the music of Broadway composer, Cy Coleman: 'I'm A Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex.' The show is directed by Lennie Watts with musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins, featuring the SRW band. (more...)

Eminem, Outkast Set to Headline Lollapalooza 2014
by Richard Best - Mar 26, 2014

According to MTV.com, Eminem, OutKast, Kings Of Leon and Skrillex have been announced as headliners for for Lollapalooza 2014, set begin on August 1 in Chicago's Grant Park. (more...)

NFL Star Eddie George Among Judges of New Nate Berkus Series AMERICAN DREAM BUILDERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Former NFL running back/landscape architect Eddie George and design expert Monica Pedersen have been tapped as judges on NBC's new one-hour reality-competition series 'American Dream Builders.' (more...)

Danielle Skraastad to Lead The Old Globe's THE RAINMAKER; Full Cast Announced!
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Globe's revival of N. Richard Nash's classic romantic comedyThe Rainmaker. Directed by Maria Mileaf, The Rainmaker will run July 13 - August 11, 2013 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run July 13 - July 17. Opening night is Thursday, July 18 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

MS MR Announce First Headlining North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

New York City based duo MS MR will embark on their first North American headline tour this fall in support of their critically-acclaimed, debut album Secondhand Rapture. (more...)

ART OFF THE WALL: Ai Weiwei, Salsa Party & 'Summer School' Among July 2014 Public Programs at the Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in July. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

TUTS' HSMT Offers Free Performances of Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

School may be out for the summer but class is still in session when Theatre Under The Stars' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) presents FREE performances of Disney's High School Musical at Miller Outdoor Theatre today, June 12 - 14 at 11:00 a.m. and June 14 - 15 at 8:15 p.m. (more...)

MS MR Embarks on First North American Headlining Tour
by Richard Best - Jul 9, 2013

New York City based duo MS MR will embark on their first North American headline tour this fall in support of their critically-acclaimed, debut album Secondhand Rapture. The tour will start September 16 in Montreal and will take the band across the U.S. with stops in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Los Angeles (full list of dates below). (more...)

Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Additional Music Acts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Life is Beautiful (L.I.B.) Festival announces the addition of fourteen music acts to their lineup for the inaugural festival taking place Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th, 2013. (more...)

The University of Arizona Selects Boingo Wireless as First Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Partner
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

The first phase of the Boingo DAS network deployment will deliver comprehensive cellular coverage throughout the 56,000-seat Arizona Stadium, including all fan areas and the Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory, as well as the nearby student residence halls. (more...)

Ilitch Organization Shares Bold Vision for Building World-Class, Mixed-Use Sports and Entertainment District in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five walkable, livable mixed-use District neighborhoods. (more...)

Best-selling Romance Author Adrienne deWolfe Donates Proceeds to Urban Reforestation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Although electronic reading devices are on the rise, the traditional printed book isn't going anywhere anytime soon. While ebook sales have steadily increased over the last few years, they still only accounted for about a quarter of total U.S. publishing revenue in 2012. That means a lot of trees are still coming down to supply the country with millions of copies of books each year. (more...)

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG: A TRIBUTE TO SOME GREAT FEMALE LYRICISTS!, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

For our 48th Kritzerland show we're proud to present a salute to some incredible female lyricists of the musical theatre, mostly Carolyn Leigh, the brilliant lyricist of such Broadway shows as Little Me, Wildcat, Peter Pan and others, as well as such classic pop songs as 'Witchcraft' and 'The Best Is Yet to Come,' as well as other great female lyricists like Lynn Ahrens (Once on this Island, Ragtime, Seussical), Carol Hall (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden), Gretchen Cryer (I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road), Fran Landesman (The Nervous Set, 'Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most'), Amanda McBroom ('The Rose', Heartbeats) and Carole Bayer Sager (They're Playing Our Song). Kritzerland's Bruce Kimmel has recorded many of the lyricists above and has chosen the usual Kritzerland colorful and eclectic program, a mix of the well- known and the unknown. As always, we've assembled a stellar cast. So, come join us for some amazing songs by some amazing women. (more...)

Aquarium of the Bay Presents 'Otters: Watershed Ambassadors'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Aquarium of the Bay's newest exhibit, 'Otters: Watershed Ambassadors', opened on Friday, June 28, 2013 on San Francisco's renowned waterfront. Featuring playful North American river otters, this new permanent exhibit will educate guests about the importance of the health and conservation of our natural resources. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOC Sails to the South Pacific for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 10, 2014

Yes, it takes a village. Shakespeare Orange County has pulled out all the stops, and even enlisted a not-so-secret weapon, to accomplish an extraordinarily beautiful debut in its first official production under new artistic director John Walcutt (more...)

Aquarium of the Bay Announces River Otter Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

Aquarium of the Bay's newest exhibit, 'Otters: Watershed Ambassadors', opened on Friday, June 28, 2013 on San Francisco's renowned waterfront. Featuring playful North American river otters, this new permanent exhibit will educate guests about the importance of the health and conservation of our natural resources. (more...)

NFL Star Eddie George Among Judges of New Nate Berkus Series AMERICAN DREAM BUILDERS
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Former NFL running back/landscape architect Eddie George and design expert Monica Pedersen have been tapped as judges on NBC's new one-hour reality-competition series 'American Dream Builders.' (more...)

Wildcat: The Movie "Hard Work, No Excuses"
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Growing up in the inner-city of Norfolk, VA–an almost forgotten recession town with unemployment above the national average–the Wildcats have had to overcome a lot in their short time on earth. (more...)

Ylvis - The FOX Among YouTube's Annual List of Top Trending Videos
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

YouTube launched today YouTube Rewind 2013, their annual lists of the top trending videos, music videos, channels and a tribute video of the best moments from 2013 featuring Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Macklemore, Sesame Street characters and over 60 YouTube channel stars from around the world. (more...)

Boingo Wireless Reports Strong Second Quarter 2013 Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Second Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights (more...)

Cassatt String Quartet Returns to Music Mountain with Ursula Oppens August 24-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2013

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 84th season with an extra special weekend of chamber and folk music. The weekend begins on Saturday, August 24th (12noon - 9PM) with Music Mountain's first annual Folk Music Jamboree - a full day of music, crafts, and food! The chamber music continues on Sunday, August 25th when Cassatt String Quartet performs Shostakovich, Beethoven, and Faure with Ursula Oppens, piano. This weekend is an example of the continued commitment Music Mountain strives for to bring new music to the Falls Village community. The summer season has featured never before performed works and new collaborations. Concerts at Gordon Hall are scheduled through September 8. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat! to Release Debut EP on 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2013

Critically acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! are set to release their highly anticipated, self-titled debut EP September 10 on Downtown Records. The band garnered critical praise for their previously released sold-out limited addition 7' on the taste-making label Neon Gold Records, including early support from BBC Radio 1 in the U.K. TIME raves, 'I love the staccato electronic rock, I love the frantic opening measures, I love the fleeting falsetto in the background,' while NYLONfurthers, 'Undoubtedly one of the best tracks we've heard all year...these guys certainly have more in store for 2013.' To celebrate the release, the band will embark on a nationwide tour starting in September. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat! Set to Release Debut EP via Downtown Records 9/10
by Richard Best - Aug 29, 2013

The self-titled debut EP from acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! is set for September 10 release on Downtown Records. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat!'s Debut EP to be Released, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

The self-titled debut EP from acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! is set for September 10 release on Downtown Records. (more...)

Cassatt String Quartet Returns to Music Mountain Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 84th season with an extra special weekend of chamber and folk music. The weekend begins today, August 24th (12noon - 9PM) with Music Mountain's first annual Folk Music Jamboree - a full day of music, crafts, and food! The chamber music continues on Sunday, August 25th when Cassatt String Quartet performs Shostakovich, Beethoven, and Faure with Ursula Oppens, piano. This weekend is an example of the continued commitment Music Mountain strives for to bring new music to the Falls Village community. The summer season has featured never before performed works and new collaborations. Concerts at Gordon Hall are scheduled through September 8. (more...)

Wildcat! Wildcat!'s Debut EP Set For Release, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

The self-titled debut EP from acclaimed LA-based band Wildcat! Wildcat! is set for September 10 release on Downtown Records. (more...)

Robin Thicke Among Line-Up for MTV's Five Days of VMA-Themed Concerts
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

MTV is set to take Brooklyn and New York City by storm with a series of VMA-themed concerts and events taking place across both boroughs in the week leading up to the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards,” (more...)

Valerie Harper Returns to Work on THE TOWN THAT CAME A-COURTIN' Following Cancer Diagnosis
by Jessica Showers - Aug 1, 2013

The Associated Press reports that actress Valerie Harper has returned to work following the news that she has been diagnosed with incurable brain cancer. She is filming in Vancouver for the TV movie THE TOWN THAT CAME A-COURTIN', which is set to air in January 2014 on Canada's UP cable channel. (more...)

AddThis Reports March Madness Social Media Trending Stats
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

As the world's largest online content engagement platform, AddThis reaches over 97 percent of the online population in the U.S. alone. Based on the company's ability to measure content interest across the Web and consumer sharing interactions to social media, AddThis reports the following March Madness trends. (more...)

Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 5/10, 5/13, and 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

MAC nominee, Jim Speake brings back his acclaimed show celebrating the music of Broadway composer, Cy Coleman: "I'm A Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex.' The show is directed by Lennie Watts with musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins, featuring the SRW band. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA Meet at the Sphinx for a Night of Shavian Wit
by Barry Lenny - Apr 7, 2014

Independent Theatre is known for the consistently high quality of its productions, and this is yet another real winner that will please audiences. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben West Previews Unsung Musicals' Carolyn Leigh Tribute Concert
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 3, 2014

Max von Essen, Erin Davie, Alli Mauzey and other Bway stars will sing lesser-known tunes by the lyricist of 'Peter Pan' and 'Little Me'. (more...)

The San Francisco Art Institute Presents WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST, Now thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), one of the most prestigious and oldest art schools in the nation, presents Wrong's What I Do Best, an exhibition transcending social, political and personal fault lines intent on provoking dialogue through the artists' fearless exploration of the deep and sometimes dark edges of our world. Working against both correctness and failure, Wrong's What I Do Bestrevels in repeated derailments to present the work of artists who commit themselves to unadulterated freedom of expression. Some of the artists unearth scorched histories or upset “natural” order, while others fling themselves headlong into the coming apocalypse. Characterized by illicit unrestraint and lack of critical judgment, the work occludes the artists' true selves. (more...)

Southwest Airlines And Adams Golf Tee-Up The Ultimate Golf Course Surprise With PGA Tour Pro Kenny Perry
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

With the help of Kenny Perry, 14-time PGA Tour Champion, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Adams Golf had fun surprising unsuspecting golfers on the course at Houston's Wildcat Golf Club. Little did the golfers know, they would soon be presented with an opportunity that doesn't come around often. After sharing a few tips on the game, Kenny and a Southwest Airlines representative asked the golfers if they'd like to play golf at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, site of the 2008 U.S. Open Championship. After obvious agreement, the golfers were presented with airline tickets for the trip of a lifetime! The only catch? They had to leave immediately! (more...)

Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 5/10, 5/13, and 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

MAC nominee, Jim Speake brings back his acclaimed show celebrating the music of Broadway composer, Cy Coleman: "I'm A Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex". The show is directed by Lennie Watts with musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins, featuring the SRW band. (more...)

The San Francisco Art Institute Presents WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST, 4/24-7/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), one of the most prestigious and oldest art schools in the nation, presents Wrong's What I Do Best, an exhibition transcending social, political and personal fault lines intent on provoking dialogue through the artists' fearless exploration of the deep and sometimes dark edges of our world. Working against both correctness and failure, Wrong's What I Do Bestrevels in repeated derailments to present the work of artists who commit themselves to unadulterated freedom of expression. Some of the artists unearth scorched histories or upset “natural” order, while others fling themselves headlong into the coming apocalypse. Characterized by illicit unrestraint and lack of critical judgment, the work occludes the artists' true selves. (more...)

BestMastersDegrees.com Names 50 Most Impressive Environmentally Friendly University Buildings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A new web article by Best Masters Degrees puts 50 of the world's most sustainable university buildings in the spotlight. 'The 50 Most Impressive Environmentally Friendly University Buildings' in the article were hand-picked for their eco-friendly features including engineering, architecture, design and qualities of sustainability. Environmentally sound university buildings typically consume far less energy and afford better sanitary conditions than older buildings. (more...)

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