Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Jimmie Davis News

 
Jimmie Davis Headshot
BWW Review: ALMIGHTY BOB at Wichita Community Theatre Photo BWW Review: ALMIGHTY BOB at Wichita Community Theatre
by Craig Richardson - Oct 24, 2019

For their second show of the 2019-2020 season, Wichita Community Theatre presents Tom Mula's Almighty Bob. The plot, simple yet fun, centers around Bob, a fresh-faced nursing home patient to Dr. Wally's care home after Bob's daughter Karen drops him off for a trial run visit. Bob, however, thinks that he is God. Taking place in a homey, sunny a?oequiet rooma?? of a small, pleasant, well-tended assisted-living facility, extraordinary, miraculous and comedic things begin to happen and take shape throughout the production which is directed by John Reel. Almighty Bob is currently running October 16-27 at 258 N. Fountain in College Hill, Wednesday through Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m

3Girls Theatre Company Brings Refreshingly Holiday-Free Musical To Z Below Photo 3Girls Theatre Company Brings Refreshingly Holiday-Free Musical To Z Below
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2018

3Girls Theatre Company turns Z Below in the Mission into an intimate down-home east Texas bar to tell a bluesy tale of country music, true love, success and betrayal in a brand new revival of Southern Lights, first produced by Theater Artists of Marin in 1993. 

CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fam Photo CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fame 2018 Class
by Macon Prickett - Mar 27, 2018

The Country Music Association held a press conference this morning to announce the 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame-Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West.

Harry Connick Jr. & More Set for LOUISIANA RISING Benefit Concert, Airing on AXS TV 10/25
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 19, 2016

Viewers will enjoy astar-studded lineup as the Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief highlight show airs on AXS TV Tuesday, October 25 that 11pm Eastern/8pm Pacific.This one-hour edited special, produced by Tupelo-Honey Raycom, will highlight many of the great moments and performances of the live broadcast.

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Singer Dottie Dillard
by Caryn Robbins - May 12, 2015

YUSUF/CAT STEVENS Returns With 'Tell 'Em I'm Gone', Out 10/27
by Casey Judge - Sep 15, 2014

Legacy Recordings today announced that iconic singer-songwriter and 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Yusuf / Cat Stevens has joined the label's storied musical family. To kick off this exciting new chapter in Yusuf's career, Legacy Recordings will release his first new studio album in five years, entitled Tell 'Em I'm Gone, on October 27.

Randy Travis Releases New Album INFLUENCE VOL. 1: THE MAN I AM Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Multi-Platinum and seven-time GRAMMY winning icon Randy Travis is set to release his 21st studio album today, October 1st on Warner Bros. Records titled Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am.

Randy Travis to Release New Album INFLUENCE VOL. 1: THE MAN I AM, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Multi-Platinum and seven-time GRAMMY winning icon Randy Travis is set to release his 21st studio album October 1st on Warner Bros. Records titled Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am.

AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE Allows Fans to Choose Favorite Teams for Charity
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 17, 2013

It's time to play favorites on THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE! GSN announced today the launch of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE FAN FAVORITE. From Thursday, April 18th through Sunday, May 19th, fans of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE can go to gsntv.com to vote for their favorite team who can potentially win $10,000 for the team's charity. THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE airs Thursdays at 9:00pm ET/PT on GSN.

Van Cliburn, Pink Floyd, Simon & Garfunkel Recordings Marked for Preservation by the Library of Congress
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 21, 2013

From the cultural significance of Chubby Checker's song-and-dance phenomenon and the historic moment of Van Cliburn's triumphant Cold War performance in Moscow to the artistry of Cuban bassist Israel “Cachao” Lopez's all-star jam sessions, the 2012 inductees to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress reflect the diversity and creativity of the American experience. The Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, today announced the selection of 25 sound recordings to the registry, marked for preservation because of their cultural, artistic and historic importance to the nation's aural legacy.

GSN Reveals Competitors for GREAT AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE Season 2
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 11, 2013

GSN today announced the lineup of competitors for the second season of its hugely successful original series THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE. Jeff Foxworthy hosts this one-hour game show in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Season 2 of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, produced by RelativityREAL, will premiere Thursday, March 21 at 9 pm ET/PT on GSN.

Robert Creighton Releases Debut Album Ain’t We Got Fun! 2/14/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2012

LML Music is announcing the February 14, 2012 release of "Ain't We Got Fun!", the debut CD of actor/singer/dancer/writer/composer, Robert Creighton.

Robert Creighton Releases Debut Album Ain’t We Got Fun! 2/14/12
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 13, 2011

LML Music is announcing the February 14, 2012 release of "Ain't We Got Fun!", the debut CD of actor/singer/dancer/writer/composer, Robert Creighton.

BWW Reviews: The World Premiere of FOR THE BOYS Is Good. Could It Be Better?
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 30, 2011

The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Illinois, north of Chicago, has an enormous subscription base, deep pockets, a talented and experienced in-house design team and a film property to adapt that touches on a number of important, stage-worthy themes (military patriotism, family, nostalgia, a timely re-visit to accusations of communism in America, parenthood, mid-century entertainment history and censorship, both military and network). And the show's lawyers have acquired the rights to a Hit Parade of jukebox-musical-worthy tunes. But is that enough to make a new stage musical out of the 1991 film 'For The Boys'?