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February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. Internationally recognized trumpeter Rachel Therrien, the Seth Weaver Big Band, and The Voice contestant Melinda Rose Rodriguez will also be performing upstairs.  (more...)

Jeffrey Tambor Flips To Char Dick Cavett For Live Podcast Taping At The Ridgefield Playhouse Jeffrey Tambor Flips To Char Dick Cavett For Live Podcast Taping At The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor (a?oeTransparent, a?oeArrested Development,a?? a?oeThe Larry Sanders Showa??) will flip the script on renowned interviewer Dick Cavett when he brings his podcast a?oeActing Schmactinga?? live to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage Thursday, January 23rd at 7:30pm for a conversation with the Emmy Award-winning Cavett. (more...)

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup For First Half Of 2020 HBO Announces Documentary Lineup For First Half Of 2020
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

HBO has confirmed their slate of captivating documentaries for the first half of 2020, including ATLANTA CHILD MURDERS (working title), a documentary series reexamining the missing and murdered children of Atlanta in the late-'70s and early-'80s in collaboration with Show of Force, Roc Nation and Get Lifted Film Co.; WELCOME TO CHECHNYA, directed by David France, chronicling a group of brave activists risking their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the repressive and closed Russian republic of Chechnya; NATALIE WOOD: WHAT REMAINS BEHIND, intimately exploring Natalie Wood's life, career and tragic death through the unique perspective of her daughter Natasha Gregson Wagner and others who knew her best; and McMILLION$, from executive producer Mark Wahlberg and directors James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte, a six-part documentary series chronicling the stranger-than-fiction story of the mysterious McDonald's Monopoly game promotion scam and the mastermind who developed the complex scheme, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.  (more...)

SF SKETCHFEST Announces Additions To Festival Lineup SF SKETCHFEST Announces Additions To Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

SF Sketchfest presented announces additions to the lineup for the 19th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 9-26, 2020. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for MEL BROOKS: UNWRAPPED VIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for MEL BROOKS: UNWRAPPED
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

A look back at comedy icon Mel Brooks' legendary career in film and television, debuts December 13 on HBO. (more...)

HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS UNWRAPPED HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS UNWRAPPED
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

From the groundbreaking TV series “Your Show of Shows” to landmark films like “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein,” Mel Brooks has been one of the most influential voices in comedy. Now, this entertainment legend looks back on his remarkable career in MEL BROOKS UNWRAPPED, debuting FRIDAY, DEC. 13 (9:00-10:10 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Rian Keating's IN THIS TRAVELING HEART is at Don't Tell Mama Tonight Rian Keating's IN THIS TRAVELING HEART is at Don't Tell Mama Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Cabaret singer Rian Keating's trajectory has been a variation on the 'local boy makes good' cliché with unpredictable twists and turns and a fair amount of obstacles. A severe hearing loss in early childhood created a sense of isolation that was only assuaged through music and theater. (more...)

Ryan Keating Performs IN THIS TRAVELING HEART At Don't Tell Mama Ryan Keating Performs IN THIS TRAVELING HEART At Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Cabaret singer Rian Keating's trajectory has been a variation on the a?oelocal boy makes gooda?? cliché with unpredictable twists and turns and a fair amount of obstacles.   (more...)

Renowned Songwriter, Producer, And Arranger Bob Esty Passes Away Renowned Songwriter, Producer, And Arranger Bob Esty Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Renowned songwriter, producer, and arranger Bob Esty died on September 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, after a short battle with metastatic cancer. He was 72. (more...)

ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS DVD Set to be Released Oct. 1 ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS DVD Set to be Released Oct. 1
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Robin Williams started performing stand-up comedy in the mid-'70s, amazing audiences with his frenetic energy and razor-sharp wit. Graced with comedic brilliance, rapid-fire improvisation, and a deep well of warmth and compassion that translated to everything he did, America quickly fell for him in his first role as the naïve and hilarious alien from the planet Ork in ABC-TV's Mork & Mindy. Rocketing to stardom, the generational talent would go on to do five HBO stand-up specials and dozens of feature films, performing steadily for nearly four decades and entertaining audiences across the globe. (more...)

The Players Presents A Pipe Night Honoring Joe Iconis On Monday The Players Presents A Pipe Night Honoring Joe Iconis On Monday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

The Players announces its next Pipe Night, honoring Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill). A favorite Players tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century, the Pipe Night for Mr. Iconis will be held on Monday, September 9th starting at 6:30 pm at The Players, located at 16 Gramercy Park South.  (more...)

RENOVATIONS FOR SIX Has U.S. Premiere At Theatre 40 RENOVATIONS FOR SIX Has U.S. Premiere At Theatre 40
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019

Renovations for Six has its U.S. Premiere at Theatre 40, in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212, July 18- August 18, 2019. Thurs.- Sat. at 8:00, Sun. at 2:00. The performance on Friday, July 19 will begin at 7 p.m. (more...)

Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of July 8 And 15 Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of July 8 And 15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, June 28 - Happy Birthday, Mel Brooks! VIDEO: On This Day, June 28 - Happy Birthday, Mel Brooks!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the great Mel Brooks, who turns 93 today!  (more...)

Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Takes Up Residency on Broadway Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Takes Up Residency on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. The Producers. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film history, and he is returning to the New York stage for an exclusive two-night engagement. (more...)

CURSED CHILD Cast, Laura Osnes, and More Headline Birdland in July CURSED CHILD Cast, Laura Osnes, and More Headline Birdland in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club announces July 2019 Schedule featuring Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio, Freddy Cole Quartet, Steve Smith's Groove Blue Organ Trio, John Pizzarelli: Two-week engagement, Nancy Kelly, Konrad Paszkudzki and Pasquale Grasso, Lew Tabackin Trio, Michael Wolff Trio, Laura Osnes, Alyssa Allgood Quartet, Ladybugs, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

Alberta Bair Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season Alberta Bair Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

In addition to theatre, dance, music, and its student matinee series, Alberta Bair Theater is presenting National Geographic Live! speakers while the theater undergoes its $12.5 million expansion and renovation during the 2019-2020 season. (more...)

Cady Huffman And Angie Schworer Host Annual Lily Legacies Awards Gala At Columbia University Cady Huffman And Angie Schworer Host Annual Lily Legacies Awards Gala At Columbia University
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Lifeforce in Later Years, affectionately known as LiLY, is an UWS and West Harlem based non-profit that coordinates support from a network of caring neighborhood volunteers and community resources to help seniors age safely in their homes. The organization has been featured on CNN Heroes and AARP Inspire as a model for improving the way we honor and care for the elderly. The annual LiLY Legacies gala is being held on Monday, May 6th here on the UWS at the Columbia University Low Library Rotunda. (more...)

Cady Huffman and Angie Schworer Will Host LiLY Legacies Gala Cady Huffman and Angie Schworer Will Host LiLY Legacies Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Lifeforce in Later Years, affectionately known as LiLY, is an UWS and West Harlem based non-profit that coordinates support from a network of caring neighborhood volunteers and community resources to help seniors age safely in their homes. The organization has been featured on CNN Heroes and AARP Inspire as a model for improving the way we honor and care for the elderly. (more...)

Mel Brooks Will Play Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre This June! Mel Brooks Will Play Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre This June!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG (Entertainment Benefits Group) have just announced that iconic Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner MEL BROOKS will take the stage on June 17 and 18 as part of the recently announced In Residence on Broadway series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)

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