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Dick Van Dyke News

Date of Birth: December 13, 1924 (92)
Birth Place: West Plains, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman on Friday, September 15 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m.). Making her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut, Lisa will perform Broadway classics by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, as well as a selection of songs from up-and-coming musical theatre composers. In between, Lisa will share stories of her life on (and off) the stage. Tickets for Lisa Vroman range in price from $35-$70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 5, 2017

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

getTV to Celebrate Birthday of 'Queen of Comedy' Lucille Ball', 8/6getTV to Celebrate Birthday of 'Queen of Comedy' Lucille Ball', 8/6
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

This August 6 will mark the 116th anniversary of the birth of TV's all-time “queen of comedy,” Lucille Ball, and getTV is celebrating with three back to back one hour series episodes featuring guest appearances by Lucy. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017. (more...)

Emmy and Tony-Award Winner Danny Daniels Dies at 92Emmy and Tony-Award Winner Danny Daniels Dies at 92
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that Emmy and Tony-award winning choreographer, dancer, and director Danny Daniels passed away at the age of 92 on July 7. (more...)

Dick Van Dyke Takes Opportunity to Apologize for MARY POPPINS Cockney AccentDick Van Dyke Takes Opportunity to Apologize for MARY POPPINS Cockney Accent
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Dick Van Dyke may be lauded for his all around charm in MARY POPPINS, but his cockney accent has since become a subject of amusement. Now Van Dyke has admitted to being aware of this fact and jokingly expressed his thrill at being able to finally apologize. (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...)

BWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy FaceBWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy Face
by Neil Shurley - Jul 16, 2017

Mill Town's Bye Bye Birdie is guaranteed to make you put on a happy face. (more...)

VIDEO: Emily Blunt Exudes Pure Magic in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Motion PosterVIDEO: Emily Blunt Exudes Pure Magic in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Motion Poster
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Mary Poppins is a hot topic at this year's D23 expo. The film has just released a new motion poster of Emily Blunt in the starring role, check out how practically perfect she really is. (more...)

'Ello Guvnah! D23 Expo Kicks Off with Sneak Peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS'Ello Guvnah! D23 Expo Kicks Off with Sneak Peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The D23 expo kicked off today with a sizzle reel of footage from upcoming Disney films. Among the clips was a blink-and-you-missed-it look at Lin-Manuel Miranda in the upcoming Disney prequel, MARY POPPINS RETURNS. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Drury Lane recently celebrated the opening of The Gin Game, the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Chicago legends Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. The Gin Game runs through August 13, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, IL. Scroll down for photos of the opening festivities! (more...)

Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Re-Air CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO, 7/21Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Re-Air CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO, 7/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

THIRTEEN's Great Performances will air a re-broadcast of CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO on Friday, July 21st at 9:00 pm/et. (Check local listings.) The 60-minute career retrospective features interviews, archival performance footage, and newly filmed songs from Rivera's concert repertoire (more...)

BWW Interview: Reed Halvorson, Director of BYE BYE BIRDIE Opening This Weekend at Mill Town PlayersBWW Interview: Reed Halvorson, Director of BYE BYE BIRDIE Opening This Weekend at Mill Town Players
by Neil Shurley - Jul 9, 2017

I'm really excited about this play, it's really coming together. Musicals are never easy, but as we chip away over these last few days, I'm seeing a show come together with an infectious spirit perfect for this theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Julie Andrews On MARY POPPINS RETURNS' Emily Blunt: 'I'm a Huge Fan'VIDEO: Julie Andrews On MARY POPPINS RETURNS' Emily Blunt: 'I'm a Huge Fan'
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

On this morning's TODAY, Julie Andrews revealed she's 'a huge fan' of Emily Blunt, who will play Mary Poppins in the upcoming sequel to Andrews' iconic film. 'She's real and fun and very talented,' gushed the legendary star. (more...)

BWW Review: 'FINDING NEVERLAND' is a Magical Journey at Hippodrome TheatreBWW Review: 'FINDING NEVERLAND' is a Magical Journey at Hippodrome Theatre
by Daniel Collins - Jun 28, 2017

If you've seen the Johnny Depp 2004 film, 'Finding Neverland,' you're aware of the story of playwright J. M. Barrie and how his relationship with widow Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and her four boys, George, Jack, Peter and Michael, inspired him to write the classic play, 'Peter Pan.' If you haven't, you can find the whole movie online, or just Google it like everything else these days. (more...)

The Dustbowl Revival with Jim Lauderdale Come to NYC, 6/30The Dustbowl Revival with Jim Lauderdale Come to NYC, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Over the past few years, the Dustbowl Revival has been making a name for itself with a vibrant mix of vintage Americana sounds. Critics have proclaimed that this eclectic eight-piece "would have sounded utterly at home within the hallowed confines of Preservation Hall in New Orleans' French Quarter" (Los Angeles Times) and their "upbeat, old-school, All-American sonic safaris exemplify everything shows should be: hot, spontaneous, engaging and, best of all, a pleasure to hear" (L.A. Weekly).  (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Winner Dick van Dyke Becomes an 'Honorary Lawyer'Photo Flash: Tony Winner Dick van Dyke Becomes an 'Honorary Lawyer'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Legendary entertainer Dick Van Dyke, who won a Tony Award for his role in Bye Bye Birdie, is now an 'honorary lawyer.'  While he never played a lawyer in any of his major TV, film or Broadway roles, he is now among a prestigious group of lawyers and judges who make music together.  Founder-Conductor Gary S. Greene, Esq., an attorney for more than four decades, awarded Van Dyke honorary membership in the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic at the orchestra's 8th Annual Concert Extraordinaire on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at UCLA Royce Hall.  (more...)

Musical Theatre West Adds Additional Performance of MARY POPPINSMusical Theatre West Adds Additional Performance of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Musical Theatre West brings a "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 7-23.  Due to an overwhelming demand, MTW has added an additional and final performance on Sunday, July 23, 6:00 pm.  Practically perfect in every way, it's a high flying fun filled adventure for the young and young at heart.  Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's production features the delectable Sherman Brothers score, including 'A Spoonful of Sugar,' 'Jolly Holiday,' 'Let's Go Fly a Kite,' 'Step in Time,' and 'Chim Chim Cher-ee," as well as new musical additions, by the Olivier winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.   Tickets for the added performance go on sale Wednesday, June 21, 10am at www. musical.org, at the MTW Ticket Office, or by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4.  Best seats are available for this performance.  Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Casting Announced for Musical Theatre West's Production of MARY POPPINSCasting Announced for Musical Theatre West's Production of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Musical Theatre West brings a "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 7-23.  Practically perfect in every way, it's a high flying fun filled adventure for the young and young at heart.  (more...)

San Diego Comic-Con International to Welcome Dick Van Dyke DocumentarySan Diego Comic-Con International to Welcome Dick Van Dyke Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Mary Poppins. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Dick Tracy. A Night at the Museum. Even a turn as the voice of Gotham City's top cop, Commissioner Gordon. Screen legend Dick Van Dyke is no stranger to the worlds of Fantasy and Comic Books. (more...)

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