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BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others Photo BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others
by Gil Kaan - Sep 1, 2021

Kritzerland celebrates their eleventh anniversary of producing monthly shows with KRITZERLAND’s 115th September 12, 2021 at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s. Had the chance to talk to Robert Yacko, a Kritzerland staple on his long relationship with Kritzerland, as well as on fun stuff on his resume.

Lawrence Leritz Pens Personal Remembrance About Tony Charmoli Photo Lawrence Leritz Pens Personal Remembrance About Tony Charmoli
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020

Multi-hyphenate performer Lawrence Leritz has penned a personal remembrance about Tony Charmoli, who passed away on August 7th at the age of 99.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Robert Yacko, One of the Busiest Triple-Threat Performers  Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Robert Yacko, One of the Busiest Triple-Threat Performers in Los Angeles
by Shari Barrett - May 3, 2020

With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Robert Yacko, one of the busiest triple-threat performers in Los Angeles!

CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Kicks Off The Holiday Season Photo CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Kicks Off The Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2019

Kicking-off the holiday season, Jill Center & Co. return for a very special presentation of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT on Monday, November 25, 7:00 p.m. at The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street.

Eddie Marco Joins The Cast Of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Photo Eddie Marco Joins The Cast Of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

Choreographer Joanna Rush appeared on Broadway in A CHORUS LINE (also as Sheila in the Los Angeles company), Shirley MacLaine AT THE PALACE starring Shirley MacLaine, in films including The Night They Raided Minsky's, A Killing Affair costarring with O.J. Simpson and Elizabeth Montgomery, and the TV remake of William Inge's Splendor in the Grass, which she also choreographed. Miss Rush currently tours the US in her one-woman show KICK and her newest show, SEX & POWER.

Jill Senter Returns In CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Photo Jill Senter Returns In CELEBRATE THE MOMENT
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2019

Jill Senter returns for one night in CELEBRATE THE MOMENT: A Nightclub Revue written, arranged and conducted by Elliot Finkel with choreography by Joanna Rush and directed by Walter Willison on Wednesday, October 16th at 7 PM at The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street.

Ken LeRoy, Original Bernardo in WEST SIDE STORY, Dies at 92 Photo Ken LeRoy, Original Bernardo in WEST SIDE STORY, Dies at 92
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Ken LeRoy recently passed away at age 92. No other details of his death are known at this time.

VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary Photo VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters on Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

Wake Up With BWW 8/13: DIANA and THE LIGHTNING THIEF Come to Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/13: DIANA and THE LIGHTNING THIEF Come to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

Today's top stories: Diana and The Lightning Thief will both come to Broadway!

BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary Photo BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters next Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

Jill Senter And Co Return To The Beechman In CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Photo Jill Senter And Co Return To The Beechman In CELEBRATE THE MOMENT
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2019

Jill Senter and Company will return to The Laurie Beechman Theater, where they played to a capacity crowd in May, in CELEBRATE THE MOMENT: A New Nightclub Revue, written, arranged and conducted by Elliot Finkel with choreography by Joanna Rush and directed by Walter Willison, on Wednesday, July 17th and Wednesday, August 7th, at 7PM.

Jill Senter & Co Bring CELEBRATE THE MOMENT To The Laurie Beechman Theater Photo Jill Senter & Co Bring CELEBRATE THE MOMENT To The Laurie Beechman Theater
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2019

Jill Senter will premier her new show CELEBRATE THE MOMENT: A Nightclub Revue written, arranged and conducted by Elliot Finkel with choreography by Joanna Rush and directed by Walter Willison at The on Monday, May 20th at 7PM at The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street.

Oil Lamp Theater Presents BEAU JEST Photo Oil Lamp Theater Presents BEAU JEST
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2019

Executive and Artistic Director, Keith Gerth and Associate Artistic Director, Stephen Smith of the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview announce their next production, the witty and heartwarming comedy Beau Jest - subtitled "A comedy about the entire family" - by James Sherman. This production is directed by Oil Lamp Theater veteran Elizabeth Mazur Levin and will be performed from May 23rd through July 7th 2019 at 1723 Glenview Road in Glenview.

BWW Interview: Judy Kuhn & Andy Nyman Talk FIDDLER ON THE ROOF West End Transfer Photo BWW Interview: Judy Kuhn & Andy Nyman Talk FIDDLER ON THE ROOF West End Transfer
by Rona Kelly - Jan 26, 2019

As news of the West End transfer of Fiddler on the Roof broke, we chatted to Judy Kuhn and Andy Nyman to get their reactions, share their journeys with the show, and lift the lid on married life onstage.

BWW Review: ZORBA at Alex Theatre Photo BWW Review: ZORBA at Alex Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Nov 13, 2018

The infectious spirit of living life to its fullest is the message in 'Zorba,' the 1968 musical that starred Herschel Bernardi. Musical Theatre Guild's staged concert version of the musical starred Michael Kostroff in an exuberant display of hedonism that is welcomed after the tragic Borderline shooting in Thousand Oaks and subsequent fires in Southern California communities.

Photo Flash: Ron Fassler Presents UP IN THE CHEAP SEATS at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Photo Flash: Ron Fassler Presents UP IN THE CHEAP SEATS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2018

Feinstein's/54 Below presented a priceless evening of songs and stories with actor/author Ron Fassler telling his own personal tales of Broadway from his new book Up In The Cheap Seats, a chronicle of the time when he saw more than 200 Broadway shows as a teenager, all for as little as $2.

Robert Yacko Debuts Solo Cabaret Show Sunday, October 29th Photo Robert Yacko Debuts Solo Cabaret Show Sunday, October 29th
by Robert Diamond - Oct 17, 2017

On Sunday, October 29th, theatre veteran Robert Yacko debuts his solo cabaret show, 'Opening Doors' at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, located at 5303 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.

On This Day: 1976 - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is Revived on Broadway for 167 Performances
by On This Day - Dec 28, 2016

On this day in 1976 the first Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof opened at the Winter Garden Theatre starring Zero Mostel reprising his Tony Award-winning role. The production, however, would be short-lived - running a mere 167 performances. Jerome Robbins directed and choreographed the revival.

Nancy Dussault in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Rebecca Russo - Sep 2, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in "MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE" on September 27, 2016 @ 7:00PM. Nancy will take the audience on a musical journey, returning to those heady days of her Broadway life. Expect this Golden Age leading lady to sing the brilliant songs of Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane, and Stephen Sondheim. You'll also get to re-live the time when she introduced the classic, "Make Someone Happy". Nancy will regale with tales of being the first co-host of Good Morning America, co-starring in the New Dick Van Dyke show, and starring with Ted Knight in "Too Close For Comfort", before returning to Broadway in Side By Side By Sondheim and Into The Woods. In "My Life-Upon The Wicked Stage" Dussault brings her musicality, comedic storytelling, and unique personal accessibility to songs including "Getting Married Today", "Look To The Rainbow", "Where Is The Tribe For Me", "Old Friend" and of course, " Make Someone Happy".

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