Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIDER EARTH at the Natural History MuseumPhoto Flash: First Look at THE WIDER EARTH at the Natural History Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Following sold-out seasons in Brisbane and Sydney, the award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth, featuring over 30 extraordinary puppets, will have its European premiere at one of the world's most iconic buildings. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIDER EARTH at The Natural History MuseumPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIDER EARTH at The Natural History Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth has announced its cast which features War Horse actors, Ian Houghton, Andrew Bridgmont and Matt Tait. Written and directed by Dead Puppet Society's Creative Director David Morton, The Wider Earth was initially conceived in 2013 in Cape Town during a mentorship with Handspring Puppet Company, the creative team behind War Horse. This visually spectacular production features 30 extraordinary puppets representing the tropical wildlife Darwin encountered on his voyage. The production will have its European premiere in the first performance theatre ever to be built at the Natural History Museum. (more...)

FST Announces Special Event Featuring Dick Smothers Of The Smothers Brothers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is pleased to announce a special event that has just been added to the 10th Anniversary Sarasota Improv Festival lineup-That's My Song: An Intimate Evening with Dick Smothers, a celebration of comedy legends Tommy and Dick Smothers, more commonly known as The Smothers Brothers. Remembered today as popular American comedians and musicians, The Smothers Brothers were among the first to perform improvised material onstage as part of their musical comedy performances. At this special event, Florida Studio Theatre will recognize the group's artistic contributions to improv at its milestone Improv Festival. FST's Managing Director Rebecca Hopkins will lead an in-depth interview with the one and only Dick Smothers, followed by a fully improvised hip-hop homage to the Brothers' groundbreaking work performed by North Coast, New York City's premier hip-hop comedy team. Single tickets are $20 each for non-Festival pass-holders, or just $10 for Festival pass-holders. Tickets are now on sale at (941) 366-9000 or www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Disney Reveals Character Images, Voice Cast for INCREDIBLES 2Disney Reveals Character Images, Voice Cast for INCREDIBLES 2
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Below, check out the INCREDIBLES 2 voice cast side-by-side with images of their character! Directed by Brad Bird ('Iron Giant,' 'The Incredibles') and produced by John Walker ('The Incredibles') and Nicole Grindle ('Sanjay's Super Team' short, 'Toy Story 3' associate producer), 'Incredibles 2' busts into theaters on June 15, 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dick Cavett Talking About Talk Shows At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 4, 2017

You didn't Have to talk back to your TV last night… Dick Cavett Was “Live” at the Friars Club. The tables, (and microphones) were turned on the legendary Talk Show Host as SIRIUS XM Radio personality Pete Dominick interviewed Mr. Cavett.  The “Monestary” wasn't at all quiet as Friars had a lively Q&A after the interview with the man who had Talk Shows on ABC, CBS, PBS and USA Networks. (more...)

BWW Interviews: The Talented Ms. Tari Kelly on her Extensive Broadway Career and Channeling Judy Garland!
by Michael Mulhern - Apr 11, 2014

We chat with skilled actress and star of The Arvada Center's END OF THE RAINBOW on her vast Broadway background and her thoughts on all things Judy! (more...)

Kaye Ballard Set for THEATRE CHAT, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Tune in this Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guest is legendary Broadway, television, film star, and author Kaye Ballard. (more...)

COOKIE'S CORNER Welcomes Guest Star Shana Farr to the Laurie Beechman Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2013

Cookie's Corner, an ongoing party celebrating life and new talent, hosted by Cookie Stark, Eric Michael Gillett's newest discovery, will feature special guest star, 2012 Julie Wilson Award Winner Shana Farr. (more...)

COOKIE'S CORNER to Welcome Guest Star Shana Farr to the Laurie Beechman, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Cookie's Corner, an ongoing party celebrating life and new talent, hosted by Cookie Stark, Eric Michael Gillett's newest discovery, will feature special guest star, 2012 Julie Wilson Award Winner Shana Farr. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Phyllis Diller
by Walter McBride - Aug 21, 2012

Comedian and Broadway veteran Phyllis Diller passed away on August 20th in her Los Angeles home. She was 95 years old. BroadwayWorld remembers Diller's long and exceptional career with the photo collection below. (more...)

The Laurie Beechman Theatre Announces March Performances and Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2011

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

The Laurie Beechman Theatre Announces March Performances and Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2011

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

The Laurie Beechman Theatre Announces October Events And Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

Saint Peter's Church Hosts DODY GOODMAN REMEMBERED 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008

DODY GOODMAN REMEMBERED will take place on Oct 27 at 7pm at SAINT PETER'S CHURCH, 619 Lexington Avenue, NYC (entrance on 54th Street). (more...)

Saint Peter's Church Hosts DODY GOODMAN REMEMBERED 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2008

DODY GOODMAN REMEMBERED will take place on Oct 27 at 7pm at SAINT PETER'S CHURCH, 619 Lexington Avenue, NYC (entrance on 54th Street). (more...)

Larry Gelbart Wins Humanitas Prize's Kieser Award
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2007

Frank Desiderio, President of the Humanitas Prize announced today that Larry Gelbart has been named as the fifth recipient of the Kieser Award (more...)

"SOMEONE IN A TREE"- My view of Johnny Carson's last night by Marc Shaiman
by BWW - Jan 24, 2005

As her musical director at the time, I co-wrote/conceived, arranged and played for Bette Midler on Johnny Carson's penultimate show. (more...)