Georgia Engel News

 
Date Of Birth:
July 28, 1948 (71)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
Bio:
Georgia's Broadway roles included Mrs. Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone; Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly! with Ethel Merman, The Boys From Syracuse, and My One and Only with Tommy Tune. Off-Broadway she was seen in Annie Baker's John at Signature Theatre for which she won an Obie Award, Uncle Vanya at ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: July 28, 1948 (71)

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

Bio:
Georgia's Broadway roles included Mrs. Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone; Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly! with Ethel Merman, The Boys From Syracuse, and My One and Only with Tommy Tune. Off-Broadway she was seen in Annie Baker's John at Signature Theatre for which she won an Obie Award, Uncle Vanya at ... (read more)
getTV Remembers Valerie Harper With Special HOT IN CLEVELAND EpisodegetTV Remembers Valerie Harper With Special HOT IN CLEVELAND Episode
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

getTV will pay tribute to four time-Emmy-winning actress Valerie Harper, who died Friday, by airing a special 2013 episode of “Hot in Cleveland,” in which Harper guest-starred, on Friday, September 6 at 7:30 pm ET.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Lillias White And More Celebrate HALF TIME Cast Album CD Release At Theatre CirclePhoto Flash: Andre De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Lillias White And More Celebrate HALF TIME Cast Album CD Release At Theatre Circle
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Half Time's André De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Lillias White, Haven Burton, Matthew Sklar, Bob Martin, Nancy Ticotin, producer Dori Berinstein and co-producer Kimberlee Garris had a lovely reunion at Theatre Circle in celebration of the release of their Original Cast Recording, and to sign CDs for fans on August 14, 2019. (more...)

BWW Album Review: HALF TIME Never Quite Scores The WinBWW Album Review: HALF TIME Never Quite Scores The Win
by Amanda Prahl - Aug 7, 2019

Based loosely on a true story, Half Time tells a classic fish-out-of-water story: a group of senior citizen dancers who audition to be halftime dancers, only to panic when they learn they have to dance hip-hop. The musical, which includes some of the last songs written by theatre legend Marvin Hamlisch, is certainly charming, but it never quite transcends the cheesiness of its material. (more...)

HALF TIME Cast and Creatives to Host CD SigningHALF TIME Cast and Creatives to Host CD Signing
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

On Wednesday the 14th of August from 5:30 to 6:30 PM Theatre Circle, located at 268 West 44th Street, in the heart of the Theater District, will be hosting a CD signing for the original cast album of 'Half Time 'the musical. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording!BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sony Masterworks Broadway will release HALF TIME (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING), with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean tomorrow, August 2.  Produced by Scott M. Riesett (Ain't Too Proud, The Prom) and Matthew Sklar, the album features music from the Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin-written musical, which made its 2018 debut at Paper Mill Playhouse and tells the uplifting true story of ten New Jersey seniors with extraordinary dreams.  (more...)

Looking Back at MOULIN ROUGE!'s Danny Burstein and His Spectacular Spectacular CareerLooking Back at MOULIN ROUGE!'s Danny Burstein and His Spectacular Spectacular Career
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2019

Moulin Rouge is getting ready to officially can-can the night away on Broadway and as usual, we can't-can't get enough of star Danny Burstein. We're taking a dive into his career looking back at all the things he's brought to the Broadway stage! (more...)

getTV Will Air HOT IN CLEVELAND Beginning This AugustgetTV Will Air HOT IN CLEVELAND Beginning This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Beginning August 5, getTV will begin airing episodes of the popular sitcom “Hot in Cleveland,” starring Valerie Bertinelli (“One Day at a Time”), Jane Leeves (“Frasier”), Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me”) and Betty White (“The Golden Girls”). The series, which ran on TVLand from 2010 to 2015, will air August 5 at 6PM ET. (more...)

HALF TIME Sets Cast Recording Featuring And Dedicated To Georgia EngelHALF TIME Sets Cast Recording Featuring And Dedicated To Georgia Engel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Sony Masterworks Broadway will release HALF TIME (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING) on August 2nd, with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. (more...)

Jack Allison, Prestigious Theater Teacher And Director, Passes Away At 78Jack Allison, Prestigious Theater Teacher And Director, Passes Away At 78
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

John M. 'Jack' Allison, prestigious theater teacher and director in the United States, Canada, and Europe, died peacefully at the age of 78 on June 16, 2019 in East Northport, New York. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, he graduated from New Jersey City University with a BA in American Literature and History before earning an MA in Speech and Drama from The Catholic University of America, and a PhD (ABD) in Theatre and Directing from the University of Denver. (more...)

#TBT: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Opens on Broadway!#TBT: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2019

This week marks the thirteenth anniversary of the opening night of the Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone at Broadway's Marquis Theatre! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night featuring Broadway favorites including Sutton Foster and 2019 Tony Award nominee Beth Leavel. Check out all the footage below! (more...)

Video Flashback: Georgia Engel's Life Making People LaughVideo Flashback: Georgia Engel's Life Making People Laugh
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Georgia Engel recently passed away at age 70. Engel was a Broadway veteran, appearing in The Drowsy Chaperone; Hello, Dolly!, The Boys From Syracuse, and My One and Only. She was best known, however, for her television roles, namely on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, as well as The Betty White Show, Everybody Loves Raymond, and many more. (more...)

Social Roundup: Broadway and Hollywood Remember Georgia EngelSocial Roundup: Broadway and Hollywood Remember Georgia Engel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of veteran stage and screen actor, Georgia Engel. She was 70 years old. (more...)

Veteran Actor Georgia Engel Passes Away At Age 70Veteran Actor Georgia Engel Passes Away At Age 70
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of veteran actor of stage and screen. Georgia Engel. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING)Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING)
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2018

Thom Pain (based on nothing) is now in performances and runs through December 2, 2018 on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The show, starring Michael C. Hall, officially opened last night, November 11, and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out all the photos below! (more...)

PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime SchedulePBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PBS today announced its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23). Exploring the power, passion and joy of reading, the series is hosted by Meredith Vieira and features reflections from everyday Americans as well as notables. Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R.R. Martin and many more reflect on their favorite books. The series will culminate with the results of the first-ever national vote for “America's Best-Loved Novel.”  (more...)

PBS to Premiere BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION on August 21PBS to Premiere BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION on August 21
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Today PBS announced BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION will premiere this summer on Tuesday, August 21 (Times Vary by Location, Check Local Listings). Filmed over the course of five years by the team behind the acclaimed PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series,BETTY WHITE: FIRST LADY OF TELEVISION is a warm look at the life and career of the beloved television and film legend who celebrates 80 years in show business this year — officially the longest career in the history of TV. Lauded for her roles as the bawdy Sue Ann on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” the innocent Rose on “The Golden Girls” and her more recent role as the worldly Elka on “Hot in Cleveland,” Betty White is also an industry pioneer. She was the first woman to produce a national TV show, the first woman to star in a sitcom, the first producer to hire a female director and the first woman to receive an Emmy nomination. (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Talks Paper Mill's HALF TIME with Jerry Mitchell, Donna McKechnie, Georgia Engel, MoreThe 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Talks Paper Mill's HALF TIME with Jerry Mitchell, Donna McKechnie, Georgia Engel, More
by Broadwaysted - Jun 27, 2018

On this week's episode, the Broadwaysted crew is thrilled to shine a spotlight on the Tony-winning regional theatre just a hop, skip, and a jump away from NYC: the incredible Paper Mill Playhouse! The Broadwaysted crew is pouring out Flur de Cana Rum, Montelobos Mezcal, and rose while we chat about Paper Mill's brand new musical Half Time and share our opening night chats with Director/Choreographer Jerry Mitchell, Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hobee, and Half Time legendary cast members Donna McKechnie, Georgia Engel, and Nancy Ticotin! (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Paper Mill's HALF TIME?Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Paper Mill's HALF TIME?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is currently hosting the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical. Get a first look at the company in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Party For HALF TIME at Paper MillPhoto Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Party For HALF TIME at Paper Mill
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. Half Time began performances May 31, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Last night was the show's opening night. Check out photos from inside the cast's opening night cast party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of HALF TIME at Paper Mill Takes Their Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: The Cast of HALF TIME at Paper Mill Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. Half Time began performances May 31, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Last night was the show's opening night. Check out photos of the cast's opening bows below! (more...)

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