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Rex Reed

 

Stage Credits

  [New York]
Concert Reading, 1987
Performer

Photos

Rex Reed, Lorna Dallas, Joyce Breach Photo

Rex Reed, Lorna Dallas, Joyce Breach

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02/13/2019
Sandy Stewart, Rex Reed, Eda Sorokoff Photo

Sandy Stewart, Rex Reed, Eda Sorokoff

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04/08/2018
Rex Reed 7 Linda Purl Photo

Rex Reed 7 Linda Purl

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04/08/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
Concert Reading, 1987
Performer






Rex Reed News

Carol Welsman Releases New Single 'Pick Yourself Up' Photo Carol Welsman Releases New Single 'Pick Yourself Up'
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

Since being introduced in the 1936 musical 'Swing Time,' the song has been recorded over the years by greats including Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O’Day, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, and Gregory Porter. Nat King Cole first popularized the song and Welsman targeted Cole’s 1962 recording of “Pick Yourself Up” with George Shearing as her definitive template.

Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2022

Read all the reviews for FUNNY GIRL on Broadway. The show stars Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice. See what all the critics had to say!

BWW Review: Tony Winner Paulo Szot Stars Brazilian Revival of CHICAGO Repeating the R Photo BWW Review: Tony Winner Paulo Szot Stars Brazilian Revival of CHICAGO Repeating the Role He Just Played on Broadway
by Claudio Erlichman - Feb 9, 2022

The production features Emanuelle Araujo, in the role of sarcastic Velma Kelly; Paulo Szot, as  the charming and unscrupulous Billy Flynn (a role he currently played on Broadway); and Carol Costa as the “innocent” and surprising Roxie Hart. L. Candido (Mary Sunshine), Lilian Valeska (Mama Morton) and Eduardo Amir (Amos Hart) complete the main cast.

Kravis Center To Present Super Sultry Jazz Vocalist Deborah Silver, February 17 Photo Kravis Center To Present Super Sultry Jazz Vocalist Deborah Silver, February 17
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2022

Next week, the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is presenting the Boca-based jazz singer  Deborah Silver—who has been praised by recording icon Quincy Jones for her “strong and sultry vocals (that) are seductive and soul-soothing.”

Seth Sikes to Make Boston Debut At Club Cafe Photo Seth Sikes to Make Boston Debut At Club Cafe
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2021

Seth Sikes, one of the most talked-about and critically-acclaimed singers on today's nightclub scene, will make his long-awaited Boston debut at the famed Club Café in late January for one night only. 

BWW Interview: Linda Purl of IN THE MOOD: SONGS FOR JUMPING BACK INTO LIFE! at Birdla Photo BWW Interview: Linda Purl of IN THE MOOD: SONGS FOR JUMPING BACK INTO LIFE! at Birdland Talks about Music, Life and Riding the Waves
by Ricky Pope - Nov 3, 2021

Linda Purl has the kind of career that actors dream of. Since she began in the 70s on the daytime drama Secret Storm, she has rarely had a period in which she was not working. She has appeared in films like Crazy Mama, Visiting Hours, Mighty Joe Young, and Fear of the Dark. She has appeared on Broadway in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Getting and Spending, and Off-Broadway in The Baby Dance. With over 50 television movies to her credit, she is a perennial presence on the small screen. She has had recurring roles on Matlock, Murder, She Wrote, The Office, Homeland, and The Oath, among dozens of others. She has the distinction of having played two different characters on the classic sitcom Happy Days. In Season 2, she played Richie Cunningham's girlfriend Gloria. Eight seasons later she played the Fonz's fianceé, Ashley.

Photos: Karen Oberlin Celebrates Lorenz Hart At Birdland Photo Photos: Karen Oberlin Celebrates Lorenz Hart At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2021

Karen Oberlin brought a brand-new celebration of Lorenz “Larry” Hart to the Birdland stage on Monday night.

Seth Sikes Returns To Delaware Next Month Photo Seth Sikes Returns To Delaware Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021

Seth Sikes will return to Top of the Pines in Rehoboth Beach, on Tuesday, October 13 at 7:00PM for one performance only. Seth made his Rehoboth Beach debut earlier this year and performed to a sold-out crowd. 

Seth Sikes Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month Photo Seth Sikes Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021

Seth Sikes Sings the '20s, Etc, which he was supposed to perform in April 2020 and delayed multiple times afterwards, celebrates songs made famous nearly a hundred years ago and a few other gems.

Binge Free Festival Starts October 10 Photo Binge Free Festival Starts October 10
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021

Santa Monica Playhouse has been a cultural treasure in the seaside community for 61 years. Now, the Playhouse is giving love back with its Sixth Annual Binge Free Festival (BFF), a full month of free performances, workshops, readings, music and poetry in Santa Monica's ONLY fringe festival.

Rex Reed Videos

Welsh Diva Iris Williams Returns to Los Angeles Cabaret Scene Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Los Angeles cabaret scene in a one night only solo performance at Catalina's located on Hollywood's storied Sunset Boulevard on February 28 at 8:30pm.  During Ms. Williams' set, themed "Let the Music Begin," she interprets standards by the likes of Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein, Nat King Cole, Carole King, Ashford & Simpson and Edith Piaf. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com

Welsh Diva Iris Williams Returns to Los Angeles Cabaret Scene 2/28
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2017

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Los Angeles cabaret scene in a one night only solo performance at Catalina's located on Hollywood's storied Sunset Boulevard on February 28 at 8:30pm.  During Ms. Williams' set, themed "Let the Music Begin," she interprets standards by the likes of Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein, Nat King Cole, Carole King, Ashford & Simpson and Edith Piaf. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Releases Unseen Footage from Acclaimed Documentary GREENWICH VILLAGE: A WORLD APART
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2016

To celebrate his second consecutive win at the Greenwich Village Film Festival on October 26th, 2016, award-winning filmmaker RICK McKAY (Broadway: The Golden Age, Broadway: BEYOND the Golden Age, A&E Biography, PBS's City Arts and Egg: The Arts Show), releases a six-minute sample of his 2015 winning short film, 'Greenwich Village: A World Apart'. The never-before-seen footage can be seen below or on YouTube at:https://youtu.be/i2-wjVAqwsA

SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: Joel Grey In GEORGE M! On THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 1, 2015

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present yet another awesome vintage performance clip as originally seen on watershed TV variety program THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, this time with a classic George M. Cohan patriotic showstopper from GEORGE M! with none other than its Tony Award-winning original star, Joel Grey.

SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: Shirley Jones In THE KING & I On THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
by Robert Diamond - Nov 28, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present yet another awesome performance clip as originally seen on THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, this time with a classic Rodgers & Hammerstein song from THE KING & I, just in time for its upcoming major revival later this season.

SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: Gwen Verdon Razzle Dazzles On THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present a world premiere exclusive clip from next week's PBS special MY MUSIC PRESENTS: GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, which is set to air on December 1.

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of 30th Anniversary of S.T.A.G.E. - Betty Buckley, Helen Reddy, Jason Gould, Shirley Jones & More!
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - May 27, 2014

Over two dozen stars of film, stage and television were given a standing ovation by a sold out crowd for the 30th Anniversary of S.T.A.G.E. at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA Saturday, May 10, 2014. And, on hand to get up close and personal with the stars, were BWW TV's longtime Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling with Videographer/Co-Producer, Jordan Santacana. Check out the video below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Leslie Kritzer is Fanny Brice! Watch Preview of Lyrics and Lyricists' ZIEGFELD GIRL Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. On May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. In the exclusive video below, Sperling and Kritzer give a special sneak peek of the show, including clips of a Brice classic- 'My Man'

BWW TV: Karen Ziemba Previews THE SONG IS YOU at Lyrics & Lyricists
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 1, 2013

The greatest songwriters revered him. And his songs-from 'All the Things You Are' to 'The Way You Look Tonight'-remain a vital part of our cultural conversation. It is no accident that Jerome Kern is also known as 'The Dean.' Author and Lyrics & Lyricists series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer takes the helm as artistic director/writer/host for The Song is You: Jerome Kern Coast to Coast, on May 4, 5 and 6. Winer is joined by vocalists Karrin Allyson, Debby Boone, Jeffry Denman, bassist Jay Leonhart, Howard McGillin, Paula West and Karen Ziemba, with special guest Barbara Carroll. BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of Karen Ziemba singing 'Can't help Lovin Dat Man' below!

STAGE TUBE: Rex Reed Interviews Zoe Caldwell at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2011

Although the drama wasn't captured on film, MacCash did capture several of Caldwell's anecdotes prior to the incident; view the article here, and click below to view the video!