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Date of Birth: January 20, 1896
Date of Death: March 09, 1996 (100)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Mrs. Nancy Sinatra Sr. and Frank Sinatra's Grand Piano Head to Julien's AuctionsMrs. Nancy Sinatra Sr. and Frank Sinatra's Grand Piano Head to Julien's Auctions
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, announced PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. NANCY SINATRA featuring a collection of fine art, furniture & decorative art, silver, jewelry and more owned by the legendary Hollywood couple, Frank and Nancy Sinatra Sr., during their marriage as well as items collected by Mrs. Sinatra over her long life. Over 650 lots, offered for the first time at auction, will be presented on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Julien's Auctions Gallery in Beverly Hills and live online at juliensauctions.com. (photo: the Sinatras' Steinway piano). (more...)

Items from Nancy and Frank Sinatra's Marriage Go to Auction Dec. 17Items from Nancy and Frank Sinatra's Marriage Go to Auction Dec. 17
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, announced PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. NANCY SINATRA featuring a collection of fine art, furniture & decorative art, silver, jewelry and more owned by the legendary Hollywood couple, Frank and Nancy Sinatra Sr., during their marriage as well as items collected by Mrs. Sinatra over her long life. Over 650 lots, offered for the first time at auction, will be presented on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Julien's Auctions Gallery in Beverly Hills and live online at juliensauctions.com.  (more...)

Henry Wishcamper And Grammy-Winning John McDaniel Bring MAX & WILLY'S LAST LAUGH To Life in Staged ReadingHenry Wishcamper And Grammy-Winning John McDaniel Bring MAX & WILLY'S LAST LAUGH To Life in Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

When German star, comedian Max Ehrlich, and his best friend, composer Willy Rosen were caught in Holland in 1942 and sent to the Westerbork Transit Camp, the commandant recognized Max and made him an offer he couldn't refuse: Every Monday night before the train leaves for Auschwitz the next morning, Max and Willy will do a cabaret. IF they are funny, they do it next week. If not - they are on the train. What followed was 18 months of the funniest cabaret in all of Europe! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

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BWW Interview: Writer/Performer Justin Sayre Horror-ibly Camps in RAVENSWOOD MANORBWW Interview: Writer/Performer Justin Sayre Horror-ibly Camps in RAVENSWOOD MANOR
by Gil Kaan - Oct 15, 2019

Justin Sayre's camp-horror-soap-opera, twelve-episode serial RAVENSWOOD MANOR will take the Celebration Theatre stage beginning October 17, 2019 for a six-week run. Novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host Justin took some time to answer a few of my questioning queries on his various functions as novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host. (more...)

Jan Daley Will Play Catalina Jazz Club In HollywoodJan Daley Will Play Catalina Jazz Club In Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019

Vocalist Jan Daley, who resumed her career last year after a nearly 20-year absence, landing two bestselling CD's at the top of the Billboard Jazz Chart, will perform her new show, a?oeBroadway Memories,a?? at the popular Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Tues., Nov. 19 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Peggy Gohl In My Life With Dean, And.... Comes To Palm DesertPeggy Gohl In My Life With Dean, And.... Comes To Palm Desert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Peggy Gohl has been performing internationally most of her adult life. As a featured soloist she has worked alongside stars such as Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, George Burns, Regis Philbin, Jackie Gleason, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Rogers, The Inkspots, Patrick Swayze, Louis Prima, and Joan Rivers, just to name a few! She studied at the Civic Light Opera, and worked alongside Gwen Verdon and Ray Walston in 'Damn Yankees', portrayed Ellie in 'Showboat' with Mickey Rooney and Ado Annie in 'Oklahoma' with John Davidson. Peggy was also the opening act for Magician David Copperfield as well as being featured at Radio City Music Hall (backed by a 65-piece orchestra). (more...)

Photo Flash: BE MORE CHILL Composer Joe Iconis Honored At The PlayersPhoto Flash: BE MORE CHILL Composer Joe Iconis Honored At The Players
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Last night, Monday, September 9, 2019, The Players honored Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) with a Pipe Night, a club tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century. (more...)

The Players Presents A Pipe Night Honoring Joe Iconis On MondayThe 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...)

Photo Flash: ...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN At Bridge Street TheatrePhoto Flash: ...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN At Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

One of the things actor Steven Patterson discovered during his first run with Gareth Armstrong's play “Shylock” at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre back in 2007 was a way of getting inside Tubal, its main character, by viewing him as a Catskills tummler. (more...)

...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN Comes to Bridge Street Theatre, August 15-25...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN Comes to Bridge Street Theatre, August 15-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

Bridge Street Theatre presents a?oea??And Every Tale Condemns Me For a Villain,' two solo shows in rotating rep. (more...)

OWN Remembers Toni Morrison with Re-Airing of InterviewOWN Remembers Toni Morrison with Re-Airing of Interview
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

In memory of legendary author Toni Morrison, OWN will present a special re-airing of “The Oprah Winfrey Show: Toni Morrison” from 2000 to air this Saturday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Casting Set For Reading Based On The Life Of George Burns And Gracie Allen, THE RACONTEURSCasting Set For Reading Based On The Life Of George Burns And Gracie Allen, THE RACONTEURS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

Casting is set for a private invite-only workshop reading of The Raconteurs: A Story Of George Burns & Gracie Allen to be presented on Aug 5th at 7 pm in New York City. (more...)

Northrop Announces 10-Event Film SeriesNorthrop Announces 10-Event Film Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Northrop announces its 2019-20 Film Series, featuring several award-winning films with diverse artistic voices from around the world. From a film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to the Beatles fan favorite Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and the more recent The Hate U Give, the series includes cult classics and notable works exploring history, social issues, and arts performances. (more...)

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at Trollwood Performing Arts SchoolBWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at Trollwood Performing Arts School
by Brian Michaels - Jul 13, 2019

Stories about adults and kids swapping bodies have been around for a while. Of course, you have some classic 80's movies like 18 Again! (1988) Starring George Burns, Like Father Like Son (1987) with Kirk Cameron and Dudley Moore and even Vice Versa (1988) with Fred Savage and Judge Reinhold. (more...)

Headshots, Workshops, Stage Manager Positions, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 6/13Headshots, Workshops, Stage Manager Positions, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 6/13/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Mara Getz to Salute Harold Arlen in Palm DesertMara Getz to Salute Harold Arlen in Palm Desert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Expect songs like 'Stormy Weather,' 'Blues In The Night,' 'Let's Fall In Love,' 'Over The Rainbow' and more. Getz's TV appearances include the 'Merv Griffin Show,' 'You Write The Songs' and 'Cop Rock.' Getz also was a finalist on 'Star Search.' (more...)

Positions with New York City Center, Signature Theatre, Waterwell, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 6/7Positions with New York City Center, Signature Theatre, Waterwell, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 6/6/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

The Music Of Dean Martin Lives Again At Husson University's Gracie TheatreThe Music Of Dean Martin Lives Again At Husson University's Gracie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The timeless music of Rat Pack legend Dean Martin will be brought to life for one night only at Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The show 'An Evening with Dean Martin & Friends' features renowned Vegas performer and impressionist Tom Stevens. (more...)

Full and Part Time Jobs in the Theatre in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 5/16Full and Part Time Jobs in the Theatre in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/16/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

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