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Photo Coverage: Julie Budd Remembers Mr. Sinatra at Mr. Finn's CabaretPhoto Coverage: Julie Budd Remembers Mr. Sinatra at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 22, 2017

When she was a teenager Julie Budd was introduced to audiences by the likes of Ed Sullivan, Merv Griffin, Johnny Carson, Carol Burnett, Danny Thomas, and Liberace, to name just a few.  Julianne Boyd, artistic director of Barrington Stage Company did the honors on the first night of Julie Budd's engagement at Mr. Finn's Cabaret.  The casual summer audience realized this would be a different night as Julie's band under the direction of renowned arranger/producer/pianist Herb Bernstein enter Mr. Finn's attired in tuxedos and Julie looking every bit the glamorous singer she is was wearing a gown.   Julie Budd has enjoyed a legendary career.  Today Julie continues to perform her concerts and one-woman shows, nationally and internationally while adding some of the most prestigious stages to her roster: Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, London Palladium, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center and many of the finest Las Vegas Showrooms. (more...)

BWW Review: CANTANDO NA CHUVA (Singin' In The Rain) Gives Brazil a Shower of JoyBWW Review: CANTANDO NA CHUVA (Singin' In The Rain) Gives Brazil a Shower of Joy
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 17, 2017

Cantando Na Chuva (Singin' in the Rain) is set in the roaring '20s and silent movie stars are the biggest names in the world. Don Lockwood (Jarbas Homem de Mello) has it all, a string of hit films and a studio-engineered romance with the most beautiful actress in town, Lina Lamont  (Claudia Raia). But with the new phenomenon of the talking picture on the way and a chance meeting with Kathy Selden (Bruna Guerin), a talented young chorus girl set to steal his heart, things are about to change for Don and for Hollywood forever. ???????With all the charm, romance, comedy and tinsel town glamour of one of the world's best-loved films, Cantando Na Chuva songs include Good Morning, Make 'em Laugh, Moses Supposes and the legendary Singin' in the Rain. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Goo Goo Dolls Offer Fans The Chance To Win A Private Performance Through OmazeGoo Goo Dolls Offer Fans The Chance To Win A Private Performance Through Omaze
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, rock and roll legends The Goo Goo Dolls announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans through Omaze, the premier site for online charitable giving. While in the midst of their 'Long Way Home' summer tour in support of the release of their new EP You Should Be Happy, the band is partnering with Omaze to offer the chance to win the ultimate concert experience. (more...)

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGERThe Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGER
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions present THE JAZZ SINGER, a new musical adaption of Samson Raphaelson's classic story of a son's struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father's plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. The production will run May 23 - June 18, 2017 at Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts. (more...)

Pacific Union International Delivers Aggressive Q1 Results With Sales Volume Growth Topping 42 PercentPacific Union International Delivers Aggressive Q1 Results With Sales Volume Growth Topping 42 Percent
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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Game on! 4th annual St. Jude PLAY LIVE Prize Season runs through May 31Game on! 4th annual St. Jude PLAY LIVE Prize Season runs through May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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John Aaroe Group Has Strongest First Quarter In Company HistoryJohn Aaroe Group Has Strongest First Quarter In Company History
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Opera Memphis presents American stories at Midtown Opera FestivalOpera Memphis presents American stories at Midtown Opera Festival
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 28, 2017

For the fifth year running, Opera Memphis will be in midtown for ten days of opera, concerts, parties, and more, including the reading of a first-of-its-kind collaboration with the US Army. Midtown Opera Festival takes place March 31-April 9 at Playhouse on the Square.   (more...)

Heather Morris, Simone Biles Set for DANCING WITH THE STARS; Full Cast Revealed!Heather Morris, Simone Biles Set for DANCING WITH THE STARS; Full Cast Revealed!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 1, 2017

This season's exciting new cast of DANCING WITH THE STARS was revealed live this morning, exclusively on ABC's 'Good Morning America'.  (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, HAMILTON'S AMERICA Among Nominees for 2017 PGA AwardsSTRANGER THINGS, HAMILTON'S AMERICA Among Nominees for 2017 PGA Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Producers Guild of America has announced the nominations for the 2017 PGA Awards for television. (more...)

Laugh in the Holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIALLaugh in the Holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized classic episodes of the series, to be rebroadcast Sunday, Dec. 25 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Goo Goo Dolls Donate Proceeds form Sales of Signed INstruments to St. Jude HospitalGoo Goo Dolls Donate Proceeds form Sales of Signed INstruments to St. Jude Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Recently, the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik and Robby Takac visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in Memphis, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. (more...)

CBS to Present I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, TodayCBS to Present I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized classic episodes of the series, to be broadcast Today, Dec. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Read a Chapter from Kenny Solms' BITS Memoir!BWW Exclusive: Read a Chapter from Kenny Solms' BITS Memoir!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

If variety is the spice of life, Kenny Solms has tasted great success. Touted in his hometown newspaper as 'Philadelphia's funniest person,' he began his career in New York, where he teamed up with New York University classmate Gail Parent to create material for Leonard Sillman's last Broadway revue New Faces, and sketches for New York's famed Upstairs at the Downstairs. His collaboration with Ms. Parent climaxed with their co-creation of the now legendary Emmy award winning The Carol Burnett Show. (more...)

CBS to Present I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 12/2CBS to Present I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 12/2
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with the I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized classic episodes of the series, to be broadcast Friday, Dec. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

The Hollywood Reporter Ranks Aaron Kirman Amongst Los Angeles' Leading 25 Agents In The Real Estate GameThe Hollywood Reporter Ranks Aaron Kirman Amongst Los Angeles' Leading 25 Agents In The Real Estate Game
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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4th Source Joins the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer4th Source Joins the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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BWW Looks Back On Career of Legendary Director & Writer Garry MarshallBWW Looks Back On Career of Legendary Director & Writer Garry Marshall
by Richard Best - Jul 20, 2016

Garry Marshall, best known for creating such iconic 1970s' TV shows as 'Happy Days,' 'The Odd Couple,' and for directing such classic films as Pretty Woman' and 'The Princess Diaries,' passed away on Tuesday, July 19th in Burbank, Calif. due to complications from pneumonia following a stroke. He was 81. (more...)

PRETTY WOMAN's Garry Marshall Dies at Age 81PRETTY WOMAN's Garry Marshall Dies at Age 81
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

arry Marshall, best known for creating such iconic 1970s' TV shows as 'Happy Days,' 'The Odd Couple,' 'Laverne and Shirley' and 'Mork and Mindy' and for directing such classic films as Pretty Woman' and 'The Princess Diaries,' passed away on Tuesday (more...)

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