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Jackie Gleason Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 26, 1916
Date Of Death:
June 24, 1987 (71)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
 
Jackie Gleason Headshot
Date of Birth: February 26, 1916
Date of Death: June 24, 1987 (71)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Steely Dan Announces 28 Date U.S. Tour Photo Steely Dan Announces 28 Date U.S. Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2021

Tickets for the tour, which is promoted by Live Nation, will go on sale starting Friday, July 30th, at 10 AM Local through Ticketmaster. A full listing of tour dates can be found here.

The Fulton Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo The Fulton Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2021

A year ago, it was ‚ÄúThe Impossible Dream,‚ÄĚ now, the nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to announce a marquee season in the theatre's 169th year. The Fulton invites audiences to ‚ÄúReturn to LIVE,‚ÄĚ beginning this summer with a concert series that will ease back into full audiences.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Marilyn Michaels Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Marilyn Michaels
by Nicholas Adler - Apr 26, 2021

In this interview, I am lucky to uncover some new facts about the legendary funny lady, Marilyn Michaels.

Billy Crudup, Zachary Levi and Tony Shalhoub Lend Their Voices to PAFKO AT THE WALL A Photo Billy Crudup, Zachary Levi and Tony Shalhoub Lend Their Voices to PAFKO AT THE WALL Audiobook
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021

Don DeLillo’s classic baseball story Pafko at the Wall is now a new audiobook to be released by Simon & Schuster Audio on March 30, 2021. The audiobook features a live recording of DeLillo’s story performed by award-winning actors Billy Crudup, Zachary Levi and Tony Shalhoub on the 92nd Street Y’s stage in 2019.

THE HONEYZOOMERS Reaches 39th Episode Photo THE HONEYZOOMERS Reaches 39th Episode
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 9, 2021

The Honeyzoomers, the first series about the pandemic shot during the pandemic, has reached a creative milestone. Just like the classic TV series The Honeymooners, which inspired The Honeyzoomers, the web series has reached its 39th episode. 

Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of The Shubert Organization, Has Passed Away at Ag Photo Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of The Shubert Organization, Has Passed Away at Age 89
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021

The Shubert Organization has announced the passing of its beloved Chairman Emeritus, Philip J. Smith. Mr. Smith passed away peacefully on January 15, 2021, in New York City at the age of 89. The cause of death was complications from Covid-19, confirmed by his daughters, Linda Phillips and Jennifer Stein.

The Harlem Cultural Collaborative Presents STRIKE UP THE BAND: HBCU'S MARCHING INTO T Photo The Harlem Cultural Collaborative Presents STRIKE UP THE BAND: HBCU'S MARCHING INTO THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020

The Harlem Cultural Collaborative closes out the 2020 Harlem Renaissance community centennial celebration with Strike Up The Band: HBCUs Marching Into The Harlem Renaissance. on Saturday, December 12th at 4pm.

Way Off Broadway to Celebrate Television Christmas Specials With A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL  Photo Way Off Broadway to Celebrate Television Christmas Specials With A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2020

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to celebrate the holiday season this year by paying tribute to television Christmas specials. For decades, Christmas specials have been a staple of the holiday season, bring families together to celebrate the joy of the season with some of their favorite characters and celebrities.

Theater Stories: JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Lee Strasberg-Directed Productions and More Abou Photo Theater Stories: JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Lee Strasberg-Directed Productions and More About The Broadhurst Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features The Broadhurst Theatre! Learn about Jagged Little Pill, nominated for 15 Tony Awards, The Group Theatre featuring Strasberg, Adler and others, the theatre's longest running show and so much more!

The Naples Players Presents YOURS, TRULY
The musical will run from October 9 through Photo The Naples Players Presents YOURS, TRULY The musical will run from October 9 through October 17.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 18, 2020

The new season of outdoor entertainment from The Naples Players has already begun with bi-monthly Drive-In Movies off 5th Avenue South. Coming up in October, outdoor live theatre events in several Collier County Parks begin with the charming real-life tale of Yours, Truly.

The Music Compound to Debut Show Choir & Musical Theatre Program Photo The Music Compound to Debut Show Choir & Musical Theatre Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2020

The Music Compound, a business where students of all ages can pursue their love of music, is offering a new program. Music Compound will debut its Show Choir & Musical Theatre program in September at its Cattlemen studio (1751 Cattlemen Rd., Sarasota); leading the program is noted longtime Sarasota educator, Julie Rohr McHugh.

BWW Interview: At Home With Joan Darragh Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Joan Darragh
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 5, 2020

The Invigorated Ingenue brought Joan Darragh back to the cabaret stage and community, where she belongs. Isolation has brought her talents as motivator and baker to the social media. Here, the Ingenue talks with Stephen Mosher about life before and after her return to the stage.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed History Books to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed History Books to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Ruth Eckerd Hall's Former President and CEO Zev Buffman Passes Away At Age 89 Photo Ruth Eckerd Hall's Former President and CEO Zev Buffman Passes Away At Age 89
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2020

Susan Crockett, Ruth Eckerd Hall President & CEO, announced that former President & CEO Zev Buffman passed away from natural causes at the age of 89, on Wednesday, April 1, in Seattle, Washington.

Dance Gavin Dance Shares New Music Video For 'Strawberry's Wake' Photo Dance Gavin Dance Shares New Music Video For 'Strawberry's Wake'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 12, 2020

Sacramento's own Dance Gavin Dance have unveiled the official music video for ‚ÄúStrawberry's Wake,‚ÄĚ the second single from their highly-anticipated ninth full-length studio album, Afterburner. The visual follows the five-piece as they board Swan Air for an epic journey in the ‚Äúfriendly‚ÄĚ skies. Watch all the action unfold below!

Issues Drop Striking 'Rain' Video Photo Issues Drop Striking 'Rain' Video
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 9, 2020

On the heels of more than 24 million streams of their new album Beautiful Oblivion, acclaim from Alternative Press, Revolver, and more, and a successful Fall 2019 headline tour, Issues have shared the colorful and striking video for 'Rain.' Watch it below.

Dance Gavin Dance Announce Ninth Full-Length Studio Album AFTERBURNER Photo Dance Gavin Dance Announce Ninth Full-Length Studio Album AFTERBURNER
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 21, 2020

Sacramento's own Dance Gavin Dance have announced the release of their much-anticipated ninth full-length studio album, Afterburner, on Friday, April 24 via Rise Records. Produced by longtime collaborator Kris Crummett (Issues, Sleeping With Sirens, Mayday Parade) and Drew Fulk a.k.a. WZRD BLD (Lil Wayne, Motionless in White, Bad Wolves), the LP is a landmark mission statement for the band and encompasses DGD energy past, present, and future. It's a killer and dynamic demonstration of what the five-piece does best, and is equal parts aggressive, melodic, and unrestrained. Pre-order the record HERE. In anticipation of Afterburner, DGD have also released ‚ÄúPrisoner,‚ÄĚ the first single from the album.

Amanda Bearse & Teresa Ganzel Are THE ODD COUPLE At Judson Theatre Company Photo Amanda Bearse & Teresa Ganzel Are THE ODD COUPLE At Judson Theatre Company
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Judson Theatre Company (Daniel Haley, Artistic Director and Morgan Sills, Executive Producer) has announced that Amanda Bearse will play Olive Madison and Teresa Ganzel will play Florence Unger in their March production of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple (Female Version). Performances begin Thursday, March 26 and run through Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Owens Auditorium at the newly renovated Bradshaw Performing Arts Center (3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374).

SiriusXM and Pandora Present The Chainsmokers & Lizzo Live from Miami Beach Photo SiriusXM and Pandora Present The Chainsmokers & Lizzo Live from Miami Beach
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 8, 2020

Pandora and SiriusXM announced today that they are kicking off football's biggest weekend with the¬†SiriusXM & Pandora Opening Drive Super Concert Series,¬†two free exclusive concerts on back-to-back nights in Miami before the Big Game.¬† GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winning duo¬†The Chainsmokers¬†will perform Wednesday, January 29, and GRAMMY¬ģ Award-nominated breakout star¬†Lizzo¬†will perform Thursday, January 30, both at The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater.¬†

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