Charlie Chaplin News

HITLER IN THE GREEN ROOM Comes to San Francisco Fringe Next MonthHITLER IN THE GREEN ROOM Comes to San Francisco Fringe Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Predating Steve Bannon and Kellyanne and long before Charlottesville, Bay Area composer and satirist K. S. Haddock was writing the musical Hitler in the Green Room.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Dean Elliott of THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL SHOW at APPELL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTSBWW Interview: Dean Elliott of THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL SHOW at APPELL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by Christy Brooks - Aug 8, 2017

SIMON & GARFUNKEL SHOW is an "internationally- acclaimed hit theatre show" that is coming to The Appell Center for the Performing Arts, in York, PA, on September 24, 2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's Dominion Theatre, home to Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has completed a £6 million restoration and unveils a brand new double-sided LED screen on Tottenham Court Road, the largest and highest resolution projecting screen on the exterior of a West End theatre.                                                (more...)

Breaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on BroadwayBreaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just officially learned that Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents SUNDAY WITH THE SYMPHONYBrevard Symphony Orchestra Presents SUNDAY WITH THE SYMPHONY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Music fans of all ages are invited to spend "Sunday with the Symphony" on Sunday, August 20th at Barnes & Noble in West Melbourne.  (more...)

NY Philharmonic and Bravo! Vail Extend Residency Through Summer 2022NY Philharmonic and Bravo! Vail Extend Residency Through Summer 2022
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Bravo! Vail and the New York Philharmonic have announced a five-year extension of the Orchestra's annual summer residency through the summer of 2022. The Philharmonic has been performing at Bravo! Vail since 2003. (more...)

Shows Announced for August at East Lynne Theater CompanyShows Announced for August at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

     In keeping with East Lynne Theater Company's 2017 theme of 'The American Dream,' the company is proud to present special events in August focusing on the Suffrage Movement in 1912, a film classic from 1914, a tempestuous relationship during the Jazz Age, and literature from the Roaring Twenties. (more...)

Dick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In TelevisionDick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In Television
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that beloved actor Dick Van Dyke will receive the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines.  This year's event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (more...)

Audacity Theatre Lab to Premiere THE GREAT DICTATOR at FIT 2017Audacity Theatre Lab to Premiere THE GREAT DICTATOR at FIT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Audacity Theatre Lab has announced the World-Premiere of Jaymes Gregory's new stage adaptation of the original 1940 Charlie Chaplin satire The Great Dictator at the 2017 Festival of Independent Theatres, running July 14- August 5th. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Snowball's Chance In HellEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Snowball's Chance In Hell
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of A Snowball's Chance In Hell ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Kathy FitzgeraldExclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Kathy Fitzgerald
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Jul 13, 2017

Today's guest is Kathy Fitzgerald. Kathy has had a career in entertainment for over 30 years and has worked on Broadway in 'THE PRODUCERS', 'WICKED', '9 TO 5', and a whole bunch more including TV/film. We talk about how she met Charlie Chaplin at 12 years old and how at 40 years old she learned the power of the word 'No.' (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. presents SUMMER JAMFEST: PEACHERINE RAGTIME SOCIETY ORCHESTRACentenary Stage Co. presents SUMMER JAMFEST: PEACHERINE RAGTIME SOCIETY ORCHESTRA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The era of silent film comes alive again at Centenary Stage Company with The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra on Saturday, August 5 at 8pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center as the 2017 Summer Jamfest continues.  Based in Annapolis, MD, The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra has been hailed as 'the premier American ragtime ensemble' by The Washington Post and is rapidly becoming the leading professional ragtime orchestra in the United States.  (more...)

HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

One of the most famous filmmakers in the world, Steven Spielberg pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career more than ever before in the exclusive HBO presentation SPIELBERG (more...)

Film Works Alfresco Presents Special Free Screening of GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933Film Works Alfresco Presents Special Free Screening of GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'We're in the Money!' and other standards will fill Inwood Hill Park as the inaugural FREE outdoor summer cinema series Film Works Alfresco continues Monday, July 17 with the classic dance spectacular film Gold Diggers of 1933. (more...)

Granddaughter of Silent Film Superstar Harold Lloyd to Make an Appearance at CAPA Presentation of THE FRESHMANGranddaughter of Silent Film Superstar Harold Lloyd to Make an Appearance at CAPA Presentation of THE FRESHMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Opened in 1928, the lavish Ohio Theatre was built to be a movie house, complete with an extravagant theatre organ to provide the soundtrack of the day's silent films. On July 20 and 21, the Ohio returns to its roots with the CAPA Summer Movie Series presentation of silent film The Freshman starring Harold Lloyd. (more...)

Told By An Idiot Announces 2017-18 SeasonTold By An Idiot Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Building upon the company's reputation for collaboration, innovation and artistic ambition, Told by an Idiot's Artistic Director Paul Hunter today announced plans for the company in 2017/18.  These include a tour to China, the premiere of a new work, a residency at the Barbican and a major educational initiative with one of the UK's leading drama schools. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Theatre du Soleil's A ROOM IN INDIA, Coming to Park Avenue ArmoryPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Theatre du Soleil's A ROOM IN INDIA, Coming to Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This December, Theatre du Soleil and its founder, theater icon Ariane Mnouchkine, come to Park Avenue Armory in the North American Premiere of their new work A Room in India (Une chambre en Inde). The work follows the adventures of a touring French theater company stranded in India without a director while the world around them falls into disarray. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production! (more...)

Magic, Real-Life Inspiration and Funk to Take the Stage at New Victory Theater This SeasonMagic, Real-Life Inspiration and Funk to Take the Stage at New Victory Theater This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New Victory Theater announces its 22nd season as New York's premier performing arts venue entirely devoted to kids and families. From October 13, 2017 through June 17, 2018, The New Victory Theater will feature seven American companies amongst its 15 productions from around the globe, including three world premieres and five U.S. premieres. (more...)

Gromalot Theatre Factory's SNACK Returns for a Second HelpingGromalot Theatre Factory's SNACK Returns for a Second Helping
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

???????Post Fringe run at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center from June 23-25, 2017 Orlando, FL - Fresh off a successful run at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, Gromalot Theatre Factory's Snack will burst onto the intimate Mandell Theater stage for an three additional performances. Fun for all ages, Snack follows a business woman on the go who just wants a minute to eat; as well as a young soda jerk who is convinced he has found love in a cup of coffee. Running from June 23-25, 2017 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, this incarnation of Snack features several additional scenes that audiences did not see at Orlando Fringe. 'Audiences who enjoyed Snack at Orlando Fringe will have the chance to get the full helping with scenes we had to cut to meet our Fringe run time,' said Brandon Roberts, Artistic Director for Gromalot Theatre Factory.  'Snack is fast paced, great for everyone, and will leave folks hungry for more.'    (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSENotable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

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