Blake Hammond News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 21, 1963 (56)
Bio:
Broadway: First Date (Waiter), Sister Act (Ernie), Elf (Chadwick), Billy Elliot (Braithwaite), Hairspray (Edna), The Lion King (Pumbaa), The Music Man (Quartet), Kiss Me Kate (Gangster US), On the Town (Uperman/MC). Off Broadway: 6, most notably the Drama Desk and Obie winning When Pigs Fly. ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: June 21, 1963 (56)

Bio:
Broadway: First Date (Waiter), Sister Act (Ernie), Elf (Chadwick), Billy Elliot (Braithwaite), Hairspray (Edna), The Lion King (Pumbaa), The Music Man (Quartet), Kiss Me Kate (Gangster US), On the Town (Uperman/MC). Off Broadway: 6, most notably the Drama Desk and Obie winning When Pigs Fly. ... (read more)
First Look: Carolee Carmello in HELLO, DOLLY! on TourFirst Look: Carolee Carmello in HELLO, DOLLY! on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Carolee Carmello in the National Tour of HELLO, DOLLY! Check out an all new photo of Carmello in the iconic title role! (more...)

Reveiw Roundup: Carolee Carmello Stars In HELLO, DOLLY! On Tour - See The ReviewsReveiw Roundup: Carolee Carmello Stars In HELLO, DOLLY! On Tour - See The Reviews
by Review Roundups - Oct 10, 2019

Reviews are in for the second year of the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Carolee Carmello in the iconic title role.  (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room 42AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? celebrates its 16th anniversary and returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from Moulin Rouge; Ain't Too Proud; Broadway Bounty Hunter; Frozen; Kiss Me, Kate; Be More Chill; Alice By Heart; School Of Rock; and Bandstand on Monday, October 7th at 7pm. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 9/25: Carolee Carmello Begins Run in HELLO, DOLLY! Tour, and More!Wake Up With BWW 9/25: Carolee Carmello Begins Run in HELLO, DOLLY! Tour, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

Today's top stories: Carolee Carmello begins her run in the tour of Hello, Dolly!, and more! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 9/5: BETRAYAL Opens on Broadway, and More!Wake Up With BWW 9/5: BETRAYAL Opens on Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019

Today's top stories: Betrayal officially opens tonight, and more! (more...)

Carolee Carmello Led HELLO, DOLLY! on Tour Announces Full Cast for Second YearCarolee Carmello Led HELLO, DOLLY! on Tour Announces Full Cast for Second Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

The cast was announced today for the second year of the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Carolee Carmello in the iconic title role. (more...)

Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff AwardsBroadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations. (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced!AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD; BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER; WICKED; KISS ME KATE; BE MORE CHILL; A STRANGE LOOP and ANASTASIA on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH at 7 PM. (more...)

TBT: FIRST DATE Makes Its First Impression On Broadway!TBT: FIRST DATE Makes Its First Impression On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2019

This is definitely something that will last: on this day six years ago, the original musical First Date officially opened on Broadway! To celebrate, we're looking back at the show's opening night with Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez, and more. Get a peek at the show's first impression by checking out the video! (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS; THE PROM; BE MORE CHILL; OKLAHOMA!; CHICAGO; BEETLEJUICE; KISS ME KATE and AVENUE Q on MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH at 7 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE AND OTHER FABLES at Theatre By The SeaBWW Review: LOVE AND OTHER FABLES at Theatre By The Sea
by Barb Burke - Jun 2, 2019

Theatre by the Sea presents the world premiere of Love and Other Fables (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, June 3rd at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea's 86th Season Opens With World Premiere Of LOVE AND OTHER FABLESTheatre By The Sea's 86th Season Opens With World Premiere Of LOVE AND OTHER FABLES
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

In celebration of 86 Years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the opening of the 2019 Summer Season. The season begins with the World Premiere of a brand new romantic screwball musical comedy, Love and Other Fables, which will be presented from May 29 - June 16, 2019. (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 EditionAT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; HADESTOWN; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; MEAN GIRLS; CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN on MONDAY, MAY 6TH at 7 PM. (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL, SUPERHERO and MoreAT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL, SUPERHERO and More
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; CHOIR BOY; ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; THE OTHER JOSH COHEN; SUPERHERO and SWEENEY TODD on MONDAY, APRIL 8TH at 7 PM. (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4thAT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to be held on Monday, March 4th at The Green Room 42. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Paramount TheatreBWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Paramount Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Feb 16, 2019

Before attending THE PRODUCERS at Paramount Theatre, I had a disturbing dream in which this production cut everything deemed offensive or politically incorrect from the original: tap-dancing Nazis, sex-crazed old ladies, grossly stereotyped portrayals of, well, everyone. 'But what will they have left?' my dream-self protested. Fortunately, my fears were allayed upon seeing Paramount's production; director Jim Corti stages a madcap romp that revels in the irreverent humor of Mel Brooks. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Celebrates Another Big Hit At THE PRODUCERS Opening NightPhoto Flash: Paramount Theatre Celebrates Another Big Hit At THE PRODUCERS Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Paramount Theatre opened its new Broadway Series production of Mel Brooks's The Producers on Saturday, February 9 to a full house, an instant standing ovation and uniformly critical acclaim.  (more...)

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates 1000th Performer At Green Room 42AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates 1000th Performer At Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, February 4th at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. On this very special evening, the series will reach the milestone of having celebrated the talents of over 1000 diffeent peformers in its history. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Los Angeles Awards!Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Los Angeles Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

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