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Jackie Gleason News

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

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
The Music Compound to Debut Show Choir & Musical Theatre Program Photo The Music Compound to Debut Show Choir & Musical Theatre Program
by BWW News Desk - 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 Feature: At Home With Joan Darragh Photo BWW Feature: 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 BWW News Desk - 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 TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Sacramento's own Dance Gavin Dance have unveiled the official music video for “Strawberry's Wake,” 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 “friendly” skies. Watch all the action unfold below!

Issues Drop Striking 'Rain' Video Photo Issues Drop Striking 'Rain' Video
by TV News Desk - 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 TV News Desk - 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 “Prisoner,” 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 BWW News Desk - 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 TV News Desk - 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® Award-winning duo The Chainsmokers will perform Wednesday, January 29, and GRAMMY® Award-nominated breakout star Lizzo will perform Thursday, January 30, both at The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater. 

Kidz Bop and Live Nation Announce All-New 2020 Tour Photo Kidz Bop and Live Nation Announce All-New 2020 Tour
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, announced today their brand-new tour, KIDZ BOP Live 2020. In partnership with Live Nation, KIDZ BOP will bring the highly-anticipated family-friendly live concert experience to 59 cities in the U.S., Canada, and Dominican Republic in 2020. Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, January 10at 10am local time. For tour dates and ticket information, visit KIDZBOP.com and LiveNation.com.

Issues Announce Spring 2020 Tour With Dance Gavin Dance Photo Issues Announce Spring 2020 Tour With Dance Gavin Dance
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

On the heels of more than five million new song streams, acclaim from Alternative Press, Revolver, and more, and a successful Fall 2019 headline tour, Issues have announce their Spring 2020 tour plans.

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Announce Five Nights at Sweetwater Music Hall This February Photo Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Announce Five Nights at Sweetwater Music Hall This February
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros announce five nights at the iconic Sweetwater Music Hall this February, including a special Valentine's Day show with ticket holders receiving a surprise gift at the venue. Purchase tickets HERE. The storied venue, which is located in downtown Mill Valley just north of San Francisco, opened in 1972 and has seen some of music's biggest stars throughout the years including Weir, Elvis Costello, Etta James, Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia, Gregg Allman, Huey Lewis and more.

getTV Announces Fifth Annual MOST WONDERFUL MONTH OF THE YEAR Photo getTV Announces Fifth Annual MOST WONDERFUL MONTH OF THE YEAR
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

getTV kicks off its fifth annual “Most Wonderful Month of the Year” Christmas programming celebration beginning November 17 with classic holiday-themed variety shows, movies and sitcom episodes that will delight viewers of all ages with the spirit of the season.

Ida Mae Announces LIVE IN MEMPHIS EP Photo Ida Mae Announces LIVE IN MEMPHIS EP
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Ida Mae have announced the upcoming release of their Live In Memphis EP. Widely acclaimed for their performances - including sets this year at Bonnaroo and the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Ida Mae's choice to document their onstage prowess with a live record is a natural one. The Live in Memphis EP will be released on January 24th.

THE IRISHMAN Soundtrack is Now Available Photo THE IRISHMAN Soundtrack is Now Available
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Sony Music Masterworks today releases THE IRISHMAN (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK), an album of music from the Martin Scorsese-directed film starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.  Available everywhere now, the soundtrack features music carefully curated by Scorsese and music supervisor Randall Poster (The Wolf of Wall Street, Boardwalk Empire) as a sonic companion to the film's enthralling narrative of organized crime in postwar America.  The twenty-track collection includes top hits by legendary artists Fats Domino, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Vale, Johnny Ray, Marty Robbins, Pérez Prado and more, as well as a new theme composed by legendary guitarist and composer Robbie Robertson.  Making its critically-acclaimed world premiere at this year's New York Film Festival, The Irishman is in theaters now and begins streaming on Netflix Wednesday, November 27.  

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.

BWW Interview: Trent Mills of THE MUSIC MAN at 5-Star Theatricals Photo BWW Interview: Trent Mills of THE MUSIC MAN at 5-Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Oct 24, 2019

Trent Mills is one of those versatile young actors who can do it all - a 'five-tool' player who can act, sing, dance, do drama, and comedy and do it all well. Mills is starring as Marcellus Washburn in 5-Star Theatricals' production of 'The Music Man,' which plays through Oct. 27 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. We talked with Mills about the art of physical comedy and his fresh, new approach to his character.

Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela Photo Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Ida Mae have released a new video for their beautifully effortless track, 'Love Is Still A Long Road.' Directed by Tom Cowles, the video features footage of husband-and-wife duo Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean as they travel across the US on tour. Ida Mae writes that ''Love Is Still A Long Road' is in some ways about us. We've existed on the road together for so long with an almost Bonnie & Clyde lifestyle….travelling alone in the car in cities and countries we never expected to see. It is kind of about being bound to one another.” 

Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela Photo Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo of Ida Mae has announced their debut U.S. headlining tour this fall, followed by a tour supporting Rodrigo y Gabriela this fall. Closing out a banner year that saw the release of their debut album, as well as successful tours in support of Blackberry Smoke and Greta Van Fleet, Ida Mae has quickly established themselves as one of today's most essential live acts in the Americana genre. Find a full list of U.S. tour dates below or visit their website. 

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