Fred Astaire News

 

Fred Astaire News

Date of Birth: May 10, 1899
Date of Death: June 22, 1987 (88)
Birth Place: Omaha, NE, USA
Gender: Male
International City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of PlaysInternational City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

International City Theatre has announced its 2018 season of five plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. (more...)

Gitty Up, Partners! OWNZONES Network Launches BEST WESTERNS EVER On Amazon & RokuGitty Up, Partners! OWNZONES Network Launches BEST WESTERNS EVER On Amazon & Roku
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Western genre rides again thanks to a new SVOD channel being launched by OWNZONES Media Network. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of COMPANY with Aaron Tveit!Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of COMPANY with Aaron Tveit!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 14, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (recently voted Best of The Berkshires) set a new record at the opening night of Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY last night. There appeared to be more selfie photos attempted of Aaron Tveit the show's star and cast leaving the stage door of the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage than happen by the ever present throngs in Broadway's Shubert Alley a show. Aaron, who was Bobby in the extraordinary production directed by BSC's founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd, was mobbed by  what seemed like the entire audience asTveit and the cast tried exit the stage door and continue on to the after party at the home of BSC Chair, Minky and Bruno Quinson.  (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's  2017-18 Season!Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

Gene Kelly & More Featured on 'Judy Garland: Classic Duets'; Out TodayGene Kelly & More Featured on 'Judy Garland: Classic Duets'; Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

JSP Records is proud to announce the release on August 4, 2017 of JUDY GARLAND: CLASSIC DUETS, a 4-CD 109-track set produced by John Stedman that will include 15 tracks never previously issued on CD. (more...)

VTA Cool Films Showcases Fred Astarire and Jane Powell in ROYAL WEDDINGVTA Cool Films Showcases Fred Astarire and Jane Powell in ROYAL WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's 2017-2018 Cool Films Series,  presents triple threat - singing, acting and dancing - duo, Fred Astaire and Jane Powell in ROYAL WEDDING: Aug. 18, 7 p.m.; Aug. 19, 7 p.m.; and Aug. 20, 3 p.m.  (more...)

They're So Fetch! Meet MEAN GIRLS' Plastics and Friends/Enemies!They're So Fetch! Meet MEAN GIRLS' Plastics and Friends/Enemies!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

In celebration of today's announcement, we're rounding up past performances from the new cast so that you can meet the Plastics and friends/enemies! (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Producers Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson have announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond; and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Will Star in Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME; Season Casting AnnouncedDonna McKechnie Will Star in Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME; Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2017/18 programming as single tickets for the full season go on sale. (more...)

Classic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out TodayClassic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Mint Audio Records is proud to announce the release on July 25, 2017 of a new 2-CD 48-track set, Judy Garland: Soundtracks. (more...)

Hershey Felder Brings Stories of Irving Berlin and Maestro Leonard Bernstein to Life At The Other PalaceHershey Felder Brings Stories of Irving Berlin and Maestro Leonard Bernstein to Life At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder brings to life on stage the music and personal stories of Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein in two musical-plays, which will alternate at London's The Other Palace this autumn. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Announces 13th Season11th Hour Theatre Company Announces 13th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's has announced its 13th Season. The city's only company dedicated to musical theatre has put together an ambitious season. (more...)

SUPERSTARS OF BALLROOM Come to Westchester Broadway TheaterSUPERSTARS OF BALLROOM Come to Westchester Broadway Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

???????One Night Only! Six Couples Champions ... The best dancers in US/World Competitions perform in a variety of styles!!  Including Argentine Tango, Cha Cha, Rhumba, Samba, Paso Doble, Mambo, Jive, Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot and Viennese Waltz. One Night Only! (more...)

Richard Holbrook Announces  Concert to Benefit Bruce Paltrow Oral Cancer FundRichard Holbrook Announces Concert to Benefit Bruce Paltrow Oral Cancer Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Acclaimed cabaret singer Richard Holbrook will be performing two benefit concerts at the Metropolitan Room in New York City on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7:00pm and Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 4:00pm as a benefit for The Bruce Paltrow Oral Cancer Fund which is connected with The Oral Cancer Foundation. (more...)

VIETNAM Documentary & More Among PBS's Fall 2017 ScheduleVIETNAM Documentary & More Among PBS's Fall 2017 Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup, as well as the January 2018 broadcast of TONY BENNETT: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE, a PBS music special taping this fall to honor the singer, this year's recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

PBS Announces Air Dates for SHE LOVES ME, PRESENT LAUGHTER, HOLIDAY INN & More!PBS Announces Air Dates for SHE LOVES ME, PRESENT LAUGHTER, HOLIDAY INN & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 12, 2017

PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup, as well as the January 2018 broadcast of TONY BENNETT: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE, a PBS music special taping this fall to honor the singer, this year's recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Also announced is a weekly Friday night salute to Broadway from October 20 to December 1st. PBS raises the curtain on three of the Great White Way's most acclaimed recent musical productions. (more...)

Roger Schmelzer's Marilyn Maye-Directed NYC Debut Exceeds Fundraising GoalRoger Schmelzer's Marilyn Maye-Directed NYC Debut Exceeds Fundraising Goal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Roger Schmelzer's recent New York cabaret debut was a double success; not only was his Metropolitan Room performance found "delightful" by one critic, he has nearly tripled his personal fundraising goal in support of childhood cancer research. (more...)

Melbourne Season Announced for A FINE ROMANCE: THE MAGIC OF FRED ASTAIREMelbourne Season Announced for A FINE ROMANCE: THE MAGIC OF FRED ASTAIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

After playing to full houses and dazzling crowds across Australia, finally Melbourne audiences will get the chance to see A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire at Chapel off Chapel from 10 October 2017 for a strictly limited season. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIESRuth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)


by José Germán Martínez Paneque - Jun 26, 2017

El servicio de streaming de RTVE a la carta ofrece 30 AÑOS SIN FRED ASTAIRE, una version ampliada del reportaje emitido durante el programa Dias de cine el pasado dia 22 de junio. (more...)

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