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Date of Birth: October 02, 1890
Date of Death: August 19, 1977 (86)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
92Y Online Presents Michael R. Jackson, Rachel Brosnahan, Alison Brie, Roseanne Cash  Photo 92Y Online Presents Michael R. Jackson, Rachel Brosnahan, Alison Brie, Roseanne Cash and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

92 Y has announced their upcoming programming featuring Michael R. Jackson, Rachel Brosnahan, Alison Brie, Roseanne Cash and more!

BWW Review: VIRTUAL HALSTON Returns For Second Season October 30th THANK GOODNESS Photo BWW Review: VIRTUAL HALSTON Returns For Second Season October 30th THANK GOODNESS
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 30, 2020

At the top of the short list of good things to come out of 2020: Virtual Halston

Celebrate Groucho Marx's 130th Birthday with An Online Gathering Photo Celebrate Groucho Marx's 130th Birthday with An Online Gathering
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

On October 2nd at 4:OOPM PT, the 130th anniversary of comic legend Groucho Marx's birth will be marked on Facebook Live by host actor/director Frank Ferrante featuring phone-in interviews with an array of Groucho's family members, friends and experts. The two-hour event will be seen on Ferrante's a?oeAn Evening With Grouchoa?? Facebook page.

NextStop Theatre Company Finds a Way Back with THE PARKING LOT CONCERTS Photo NextStop Theatre Company Finds a Way Back with THE PARKING LOT CONCERTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

NextStop Theatre Company has announced their brand new outdoor concert series called a?oeThe Parking Lot Concerts,a?? being performed on Saturday evenings at 7:30pm from September 26th to October 31st.

HOME AGAIN: THE MARX BROTHERS AND NEW YORK CITY to Stream on Groucho's 130th Birthday Photo HOME AGAIN: THE MARX BROTHERS AND NEW YORK CITY to Stream on Groucho's 130th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

Every fall, the State University of New York at Fredonia pays homage to the town's near-namesake, Freedonia-the mythical kingdom at the center of the Marx Brothers' 1933 classic Duck Soup. Since 1987, the Freedonia Marxonia festival has become a tradition for Marx Brothers fans.

Jay Leno Will Host New Revival of YOU BET YOUR LIFE Photo Jay Leno Will Host New Revival of YOU BET YOUR LIFE
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

FOX Television Stations has announced the return of 'You Bet Your Life,' set to debut in Fall 2021.

Stage Managers' Association's LEGACY PROJECT LIVE Series Presents Paul Phillips Photo Stage Managers' Association's LEGACY PROJECT LIVE Series Presents Paul Phillips
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

Ever wondered what stage managing some of the greats like Gwen Verdon, Tallulah Bankhead, Judy Garland, and Groucho Marx during the golden age of Broadway was like? Ever dreamed what sitting at a production table with famed director/choreographers like Bob Fosse and Tommy Tune brought?

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK  Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK FLAMINGOS, from THE SOUND OF MUSIC to PARASITE
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!

Frank Ferrante Brings His Acclaimed Portrayal Of Groucho Marx To MPAC Photo Frank Ferrante Brings His Acclaimed Portrayal Of Groucho Marx To MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante brings his acclaimed portrayal of Groucho Marx to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm. Tickets for An Evening with Groucho are $29-$59.

Jay Leno is Headed to State Theatre New Jersey in March Photo Jay Leno is Headed to State Theatre New Jersey in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

State Theatre New Jersey presents comedian Jay Leno on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8pm. Tickets range from $49-$175.

BWW Review: THE MIKADO Brings a Hundred-Year-Old Operetta to Life at The Kaye Playhou Photo BWW Review: THE MIKADO Brings a Hundred-Year-Old Operetta to Life at The Kaye Playhouse At Hunter College
by Rebecca Kaplan - Dec 30, 2019

Die-hard musical theater enthusiasts and fans of opera will love the Mikado, one of Gilbert and Sullivan's strongest scores. With quick-witted and clever lyrics that satirize society, you can easily see the influence G&S's works like The Mikado had on the works of American musical theater composers Rodgers and Hart, Stephen Sondheim, and Harnick and Bock. Some of the standout numbers from the score that you're probably already familiar with (or if not, you should be) include a?oeThree Little Maids,a?? a?oeThe Flowers That Bloom in the Spring (Tra La)a?? and a?oeTit-Willow.a??

SiriusXM Announces Year-End and Decade Specialty Programming Photo SiriusXM Announces Year-End and Decade Specialty Programming
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

SiriusXM announced today year-end and decade specialty programming across its music, talk and entertainment programming platforms as well as exclusive content only available on the SiriusXM app.

Frankie Avalon Makes Rare Valley Appearance At The Soraya At CSUN Photo Frankie Avalon Makes Rare Valley Appearance At The Soraya At CSUN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) presents Frankie Avalon in concert on Thursday, November 21 at 8:00pm. The original a?oeTeenage Idola?? (and a?oeTeen Angela?? in Grease), Frankie Avalon comes to the Valley for the very first time, bringing a feel-good evening of pop favorites to The Soraya a?" with music and stories of his long career in show business.

400 YEARS IN MANHATTAN Extends United Solo Run Photo 400 YEARS IN MANHATTAN Extends United Solo Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

400 Years in Manhattan, the rollicking 'multimedia monologue' in which New York storyteller Noah Diamond leads the way through four centuries of history, is extending its run in the 2019 United Solo Theatre Festival. After selling out its first two performances, a third has been added, on November 6 at 9:00 pm.

BWW Review: Finely Written, Creatively Directed, Well-Acted, Funny, INTO THE BREECHES Photo BWW Review: Finely Written, Creatively Directed, Well-Acted, Funny, INTO THE BREECHES! at CPH
by Roy Berko - Sep 22, 2019

As the lights come up on the Tony Winning Cleveland Play House's opening production of its 104thseason, it's 1942 and the Oberon Play House (a stand-in name for CPH), is about to open its season. There is a major problem, however. The plays scheduled are all Shakespeare, the company's males are all off fighting in World War II, and the director is in the service of his country.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Pacific Opera Project's THE MIKADO Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Pacific Opera Project's THE MIKADO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Reviving their own production, Pacific Opera Project's The Mikado recently opened in Los Angeles. With an opening comes the opinions of critics.

400 YEARS IN MANHATTAN Brings New York City History To The Stage Photo 400 YEARS IN MANHATTAN Brings New York City History To The Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

In 400 Years in Manhattan, 'recovering tour guide' Noah Diamond tells the story of the island of Manhattan, accompanied by an expansive multimedia presentation. Diamond, best known for his performance as Groucho Marx in the Off Broadway revival of I'll Say She Is, made his New York debut on a double-decker tour bus. 'That was my day job for years,' he says, 'and I always thought: What I'm really doing here is writing a show.'

AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Starring Frank Ferrante Announced Gets Chicago Premiere Photo AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Starring Frank Ferrante Announced Gets Chicago Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Randolph Entertainment is pleased to announce today, on the 42nd anniversary of Groucho Marx's passing, the Chicago premiere of An Evening with Groucho, starring award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante, will play one night only on Sept. 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at The Spiegeltent ZaZou located on the 14th floor in the Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop-Theatre District, 32 W. Randolph St.  Tickets are on sale now by calling 312-488-0900 or by visiting the following link.

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Successfully Continues the 'Tradition' at Music Hall  Photo BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Successfully Continues the 'Tradition' at Music Hall At Fair Park
by Zac Thriffiley - Aug 8, 2019

This current production makes a compelling argument for the freshness and timelessness of FIDDLER and its message. The performers fill every scene and musical number with a renewed sense of urgency, determined to show that the forces that worked upon Tevye's family and his tight-knit community are still very hard at work all these decades later.

Jay Leno Heads to the Majestic Theatre September 12 Photo Jay Leno Heads to the Majestic Theatre September 12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist….it's no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as "the hardest working man in show business."

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