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THE WEDDING SINGER Will Be Performed in Sydney From 1 July Photo THE WEDDING SINGER Will Be Performed in Sydney From 1 July
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021

Time to dust off those leg warmers and sequined shoulder-pads, Sydney! Penned by the writer of the smash movie, the all-out 80s musical romp The Wedding Singer will hit the State Theatre in less than a month.

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Athenaeum Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Athenaeum Theatre
by Josh Stent - May 4, 2021

If you liked the movie The Wedding Singer ... you will fall head over heels in love with the musica

THE WEDDING SINGER Announces Creatives and Full Cast, and Extends Melbourne Season Photo THE WEDDING SINGER Announces Creatives and Full Cast, and Extends Melbourne Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021

The creative team and full cast list has been announced for the hilarious, feel-good musical, The Wedding Singer, which will have its Australian premiere in just two weeks on Friday 9 April.

Casting Announced For the Australian Tour of THE WEDDING SINGER Photo Casting Announced For the Australian Tour of THE WEDDING SINGER
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2021

Following a nationwide call out that saw over 600 applicants, the stars of the Australian premiere of The Wedding Singer have been cast! More performers and creatives are set to be announced for this hilarious Broadway musical, touring the country from 9 April.

VIDEO: Stephen S. Miller Sings His Way Through NYC in World Premiere Music Video of ' Photo VIDEO: Stephen S. Miller Sings His Way Through NYC in World Premiere Music Video of 'Any Dream Will Do'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2020

New York City-based actor and cabaret star Stephen S. Miller, the host of the new internet TV show 'The Mama Rose Show,' has stepped up to world-renowned composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's challenge to create a cover version of one of his hit songs from any of his musicals through the #HomeIsWhereTheMusicIs #TogetherAtHome challenge.

SORDID LIVES Streaming Event To Benefit Richmond Triangle Players May 31 Photo SORDID LIVES Streaming Event To Benefit Richmond Triangle Players May 31
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 18, 2020

The Del Shores Foundation presents a one-night-only benefit reading of the original SORDID LIVES play by Del Shores for a #SordidLiveStream. The reading will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, May 31 at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern, hosted and produced by Emerson Collins and Del Shores.

Leslie Jordan, Levi Kreis, Caroline Rhea & More to Take Part in Benefit Reading of SO Photo Leslie Jordan, Levi Kreis, Caroline Rhea & More to Take Part in Benefit Reading of SORDID LIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

The Del Shores Foundation will present a one-night-only benefit reading of the original SORDID LIVES play by Del Shores for a #SordidLiveStream. The reading will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, May 31 at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern, hosted and produced by Emerson Collins and Del Shores.

BWW Interview: Dale Dickey Keeps Coming Back to Del Shores & CRAZY Photo BWW Interview: Dale Dickey Keeps Coming Back to Del Shores & CRAZY
by Gil Kaan - Jan 23, 2020

The Los Angeles Premiere of prolific playwright Del Shore's latest THIS SIDE OF CRAZY begins January 30, 2020 at the Zephyr Theatre. Del's latest in his entertaining and relatable dysfunctional family tales centers on renown Gospel singer Ditty Blaylock as she's about to be honored by the Gospel Music Network. Unbeknownst to her adoring public, the promised reunion of her three singing daughters, estranged for twenty-five-plus years, may be the death of Ditty yet. I had the chance to ask a few questions of Del Shores regular Dale Dickey, who plays Abigail Blaylock, the crazy, angry daughter.

Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD at Darling Harbour Theatre Photo Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD at Darling Harbour Theatre
by Alan Henry - Jun 14, 2019

EG Life Like Company are delighted to announce they have cast musical icon DEBRA BYRNE in the role of the Beggar Woman; one of Australia's most diversely talented entertainers, MICHAEL FALZON as Pirelli; and celebrated international bass baritone opera star DANIEL SUMEGI as Judge Turpin, to star in this spectacular re-imagined concert version of the musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Scoop: Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK in June on HBO Photo Scoop: Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK in June on HBO
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK in June, airing on HBO!

HBO and BBC Renew GENTLEMAN JACK for Season Two Photo HBO and BBC Renew GENTLEMAN JACK for Season Two
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 23, 2019

Following the show's April debut, the HBO/BBC drama series GENTLEMAN JACK, produced by Lookout Point, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by HBO and the BBC.

Scoop: Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK on HBO This May Photo Scoop: Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK on HBO This May
by TV Scoop - May 2, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK on HBO This May!

HBO to Debut GENTLEMAN JACK on April 22 Photo HBO to Debut GENTLEMAN JACK on April 22
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 2, 2019

The HBO/BBC drama series GENTLEMAN JACK begins its eight-episode season MONDAY, APRIL 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Created, written and co-directed by Sally Wainwright ('Happy Valley,' 'Last Tango in Halifax'), and starring BAFTA Award winner Suranne Jones ('Doctor Foster,' 'Save Me'), GENTLEMAN JACK tells the story of a woman who had a passion for life and a mind for business, and bucked society's expectations at every turn.

Debra Byrne and More Complete Cast of SWEENEY TODD Photo Debra Byrne and More Complete Cast of SWEENEY TODD
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019

TEG Life Like Company are delighted to announce they have cast musical icon DEBRA BYRNE in the role of the Beggar Woman; one of Australia's most diversely talented entertainers, MICHAEL FALZON as Pirelli; and celebrated international bass baritone opera star DANIEL SUMEGI as Judge Turpin, to star in this spectacular re-imagined concert version of the musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

The HBO-BBC Drama GENTLEMAN JACK to Premiere on April 22 Photo The HBO-BBC Drama GENTLEMAN JACK to Premiere on April 22
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 18, 2019

The HBO/BBC drama series GENTLEMAN JACK begins its eight-episode season MONDAY, APRIL 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Created, written and co-directed by Sally Wainwright (“Happy Valley,” “Last Tango in Halifax”), and starring BAFTA Award winner Suranne Jones (“Doctor Foster,” “Save Me”), GENTLEMAN JACK tells the story of a woman who had a passion for life and a mind for business, and bucked society's expectations at every turn.

Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron Nominated for DGA Film Awards Photo Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron Nominated for DGA Film Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 8, 2019

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2018. 

Nicky Ciampoli Returns to the RRazz Room as Carol Channing! Photo Nicky Ciampoli Returns to the RRazz Room as Carol Channing!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2018

The RRazz Room New Hope, Bucks County's Supper Club, presents Nicky Ciampoli in Nicky as Carol Channing: A Musical Revue. Take a step back to the time when live musical theater was king and when night club acts were touring. Carol Channing, known for her Broadway roles, was a reigning queen of the nightclub circuits.

Tom Lehrer's TOMFOOLERY Comes to Melbourne Fringe Photo Tom Lehrer's TOMFOOLERY Comes to Melbourne Fringe
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 16, 2018

The words and music of acclaimed American musician, singer-songwriter satirist and Harvard mathematician Tom Lehrer is celebrated in TOMFOOLERY. The musical revue comes to Melbourne for a limited season as part of the Melbourne Fringe from 12 - 22 September 2018 at Gasworks, Albert Park.

ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4 Photo ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2018

David F. Slone has been blessed to spend much of his life attending and performing in fabulous shows. Nonetheless, he's particularly giddy to be able to celebrate his the culmination of his fifth decade on the planet by presenting this ridiculously eclectic evening of song, dance, magic, circus, comedy, and more!

Nicky Ciampoli as Carol Channing Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Nicky Ciampoli as Carol Channing Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nicky Ciampoli in Nicky as Carol Channing A Musical Revue on April 14th, 2018 9:30PM. Take a step back to the time when live musical theater was king and when night club acts were touring. Carol Channing, known for her Broadway roles, was a reigning queen of the nightclub circuits.

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