Carol Lawrence News

 
Date of Birth: September 05, 1934 (84)
Birth Place: Melrose Park, IL, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Review:  Dancers over 40 presents: We're Still Here - BROADWAY BABIES BREAK OUTBWW Review: Dancers over 40 presents: We're Still Here - BROADWAY BABIES BREAK OUT
by Marsha Volgyi - Oct 18, 2018

The dynamic introductory host for this 'Love Fest' was Loni Ackerman. 'Song and dance concert to celebrate our 25th Anniversary season (2018 - 2019) and Broadway Cares/Equity fights Aids' (Dancers Over 40 and Friends, 2018). It featured 33 dancers as well as special guests and speakers. Among those memorialized and given special tributes, George Marcy a DO40 board member was eulogized movingly by Carol Lawrence. Ms. Lawrence gave a heartfelt tribute to her mentor, George Marcy. She spoke at length of Marcy's kindnesses and invaluable help within her career. The 'star' quality that Ms. Lawrence possesses shone through as she took the stage and told the audience how very important Mr. Marcy had been in her life. He would be truly missed by her and those who knew him well. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40 Presents We're Still Here! ConcertExclusive Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40 Presents We're Still Here! Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Dancers Over 40 presented 'WE'RE STILL HERE!', a song and dance concert with performers from the Broadway and Concert stages. (more...)

LA's Next Great Stage Star AnnouncedLA's Next Great Stage Star Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

'LAs Next Great Stage Star is more than a competition - it is an experience, deeply felt and expressed by these super-talented young people who are the new faces of our business. If this is any indication, the future of theatre is in good hands!!' - Multi-Million selling recording artist and author, Sam Harris (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 5- Happy Birthday, Carol Lawrence!VIDEO: On This Day, September 5- Happy Birthday, Carol Lawrence!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 5, 2018

On this day we celebrate, Tony nominated actress, Carol Lawrence! (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September ProgramFeinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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The American Popular Song Society Celebrates the Music Of Harry Warren With Alex Leonard in Honor of Italian History MonthThe American Popular Song Society Celebrates the Music Of Harry Warren With Alex Leonard in Honor of Italian History Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018

In celebration of Italian history month the 'American Popular Song Society' presents the music of Harry Warren (Salvatore Guaragna), a composer of Italian descent and major contributor to the Great American Songbook. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams & More Join BALLROOM At Feinstein's/54 BelowLee Roy Reams & More Join BALLROOM At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Lee Roy Reams (Tony nominee for 42nd Street), Jane Summerhays (Tony nominee for Me and My Girl), Diane J. Findlay (Fish in the Dark), Neva Small (Fiddler on the Roof), and Don Johanson (Jelly's Last Jam) have joined the 40th Anniversary concert of BALLROOM, the 1978 Tony nominated musical, at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage StarStage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

On August 27th, the Debbie Reynolds Main stage at the historic El Portal Theater will host the 12th annual LA's Next Great Stage Star(R), following a six week competition.  Creator, Michael Sterling, along with his Co-Executive Producer and Co-Sponsor, Barbara Van Orden, are proud to offer this annual opportunity to talented individuals seeking to spotlight their abilities. Presented by Princess Cruises LA's Next Great Stage Star(R) is the only competition of its kind in the Western United States. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Carol Lawrence, Penny Fuller & More Join 54 Sings BallroomMarilyn Maye, Carol Lawrence, Penny Fuller & More Join 54 Sings Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Ballroom, the 1978 Broadway musical that was based on the acclaimed television movie The Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an all-star cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Decades of marital bliss fly by in 'I DO! I DO!' at Stages St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - Jun 23, 2018

Stages St. Louis is one of the great success stories in American theater. Jack Lane and Michael Hamilton started a little group in 1987 and it soon grew into a dynamite company producing season after season of superbly professional musical theater. (more...)

DVR Alert: PBS To Present Encore Broadcast Of Chita Rivera:  A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DODVR Alert: PBS To Present Encore Broadcast Of Chita Rivera: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

On Friday, May 11, PBS will present an encore broadcast of their enormously successful Great Performances special Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do, a career retrospective of the legendary theatrical icon. The program features interviews, archival performance footage and songs from Rivera's concert repertoire including such numbers as "A Boy Like That," "America," "A Lot of Livin' to Do," "All That Jazz," and "Nowadays."  The encore broadcast will air in the New York area on THIRTEEN/WNET Friday, May 11 at 10:00 PM ET. (Check local listings in your area).  (more...)

BWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International BallroomBWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 5, 2018

4/15/18 ~ HONORING GEORGE CHAKIRIS, BARRIE CHASE & TONI BASIL There's a certain feeling that invades my consciousness when I attend a Dancer's Event... It is a deep, passionate, all-encompassing love amongst it's members. And that is what I was feeling, attending a most prestigious (in my opinion) Event; The Professional Dancer's Society 31st Annual Luncheon & “Gypsy” Award Ceremony, held Yearly in the International Room at the Beverly Hilton. (more...)

Porchlight's Final New Faces Sing Broadway Of The 2017 - 2018 SeasonPorchlight's Final New Faces Sing Broadway Of The 2017 - 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final production in its 2017 - 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway. New Faces Sing Broadway 1975, hosted by Donica Lynn with direction by Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by David Fiorello, is Tuesday, June 5 at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 6 at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, at 6:30 p.m. (The Arts Club presentation also includes a pre-show reception at 6:30 p.m. with performance at 7:30 p.m.). In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 - 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre created the Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages. Each edition is a "time-machine" journey from the start to the finish of an entire musical season from the classic days of Broadway, peppered with photos and films of the era in an exciting multimedia presentation with a favorite Chicago theatre veteran like Donica Lynn hosting and introducing the next generation of music theatre artists while acting as your guide through a vintage year on the Great White Way. General admission tickets at Skokie Theatre are $22 and at The Arts Club of Chicago are $35 and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or at the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 36th Burdick Reading SeriesFlorida Studio Theatre Announces 36th Burdick Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Florida Studio Theatre announces its 36th annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new staged readings by modern American playwrights. Part of FST's Sarasota Festival of New Plays, this three-day series will take place in Bowne's Lab Theatre on April 29, May 6, and May 13 at 3 PM each day. This series is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Reservations can be made online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000, or by visiting the FST Box Office. (more...)

Perry Laylon Ojeda Sings The Songs Of Betty Comden & Adolph Green Back At Vitello's By Popular Demand!Perry Laylon Ojeda Sings The Songs Of Betty Comden & Adolph Green Back At Vitello's By Popular Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

PERRY LAYLON OJEDA , after a hit run at Palm Springs' Coachella Valley Rep and a string of high profile cruise ship performances, returns to Upstairs at Vitello's singing The Songs of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the legendary and longest running creative partnership in American Theatre History. (more...)

PDS Gypsy Awards to Honor George Chakiris and Barrie Chase, Choreography Award To Toni BasilPDS Gypsy Awards to Honor George Chakiris and Barrie Chase, Choreography Award To Toni Basil
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Academy Award and Golden Globe winning performer George Chakiris and acclaimed dancer, Barrie Chase have been named the honorees for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry.  Emmy and Grammy nominated choreographer/director/singer Toni Basil will receive the organization's Choreographer's Award.  PDS' 31st Anniversary Luncheon will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (9876 Wilshire Blvd.) in Beverly Hills, CA. (more...)

THE STONE WITCH to Begin Performances Off-Broadway on Monday 3/12THE STONE WITCH to Begin Performances Off-Broadway on Monday 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott Newsome, in association with Alec Seymour, present the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence).  Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement atThe Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  Opening Night is Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Makes Arts Club Debut!Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Makes Arts Club Debut!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre made its debut at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, with its hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1959, hosted by Gene Weygandt, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo with music direction by David Fiorello, Tuesday, February 27. (more...)

BWW Review:  The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGBWW Review: The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2018

'One of the few great musical comedies of the last thirty years.' - Howard Taubman' 'What a show! What a hit! What a solid hit!' - Walter Kerr' 'The best musical of the century.' - John Chapman' (more...)

BWW Interview: Phyllis Newman Looks Back on the Original SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGBWW Interview: Phyllis Newman Looks Back on the Original SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Harry Haun - Feb 28, 2018

 'You know this is the first time I ever heard of NOT sleeping with the author to get the part,' cracked a profoundly p.o.-ed Phyllis Newman at the fourth of five auditions she had to endure in order to land a big, star-making role on Broadway. (more...)

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