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Jimmy Durante Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 10, 1893
Date Of Death:
January 29, 1980 (86)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Jimmy Durante Headshot
Date of Birth: February 10, 1893
Date of Death: January 29, 1980 (86)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
MTC Announces Hot Summer Nights In-Person Cabaret Series Photo MTC Announces Hot Summer Nights In-Person Cabaret Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 2, 2021

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre, announces the return of its summer cabaret series, MTC's Hot Summer Nights.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 12 - Joey Contreras' IN PIECES, and M Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 12 - Joey Contreras' IN PIECES, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021

This week's list includes Life at Hamilton, a memoir written by a bartender at the hit musical, In Pieces, featuring highlights from the new musical by Joey Contreras, and more!

BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spo Photo BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 24, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing will release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? Let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about The Jacobs Theatre.

San Diego Opera's Season Continues With A Holiday Concert Singalong And Drive-In Film Photo San Diego Opera's Season Continues With A Holiday Concert Singalong And Drive-In Film Presentation Of ALL IS CALM
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 2, 2020

San Diego Opera has announced the continuation of its 2020-2021 season with a drive-in filmed encore presentation of the 2018 SDO production of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7 PM at the Del Mar Fairgrounds parking lot (2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.). Prior to the screening of the film will be a live concert of holiday favorites starring members of the San Diego Opera Chorus including a singalong that patrons can enjoy from the comfort and safety of their own car. 

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULI Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a book of stories behind the musical Jagged Little Pill, the Moulin Rouge! songbook, and more!

VIDEO: Kevin Chamberlin Performs 'Wood' from THE NEW YORKERS at City Center Photo VIDEO: Kevin Chamberlin Performs 'Wood' from THE NEW YORKERS at City Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 8, 2020

In the latest installment, Kevin Chamberlain performs the number, 'Wood' in their 2017 production of Cole Porter's The New Yorkers!

BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX is Coming to Coney Island USA Photo BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX is Coming to Coney Island USA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

Dick D. Zigun, Artistic Director of Coney Island USA and Funhouse Philosophers, announces his latest production, Bloody Brains in a Juke Box, which will be presented Fridays thru Sundays, March 6-29, with an opening night scheduled for March 14.

Coney Island USA to Launch BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX Photo Coney Island USA to Launch BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

Funhouse Philosophers, the resident experimental theater company at Coney Island USA announces its most ambitious project yet...

Steven Stanley Joins Group Rep Cast In THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Steven Stanley Joins Group Rep Cast In THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by Stephi Wild - Dec 25, 2019

The New Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS, the 1930 Cole Porter Musical Is Available Toda Photo The New Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS, the 1930 Cole Porter Musical Is Available Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Ghostlight Records has announced that the new cast album of Cole Porter's The New Yorkers - The New York City Center Encores! 2017 Cast Recording is available on CD, digital and streaming formats today, Friday, December 6. The release is the first major cast album of the 1930 musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Herbert Fields, and based on a story by Peter Arno and E. Ray Goetz. The 2017 production from New York City Center (Arlene Shuler, New York City Center President & CEO) Encores! was directed by John Rando, with musical direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Chris Bailey.

Kay Cole And Barry Pearl Join Cast Of Group Rep's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Kay Cole And Barry Pearl Join Cast Of Group Rep's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 18, 2019

Kay Cole and Barry Pearl join the cast of the Group Rep's production of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's beloved farce THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, directed by Bruce Kimmel and produced by Doug Haverty.   The play runs December 6, 2019 through January 12, 2020 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, California.

Jim Beaver Joins The Cast Of The Group Rep's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Jim Beaver Joins The Cast Of The Group Rep's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 13, 2019

Jim Beaver joins the cast as Sheridan Whiteside in the Group Rep's production of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's beloved farce THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, directed by Bruce Kimmel and produced by Doug Haverty.  

CBS Announces Its Holiday Programming Lineup Photo CBS Announces Its Holiday Programming Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 4, 2019

CBS continues its merry tradition as a destination for special events during the holidays! Kicking off with THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS, viewers will also be treated to animated holiday favorites, newly colorized classic series, festive musical performances and much more.

Coney Island USA Sci-Fi Rock Opera Holds Open Call For Celebrity Lookalikes Photo Coney Island USA Sci-Fi Rock Opera Holds Open Call For Celebrity Lookalikes
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019

Dick D. Zigun, Artistic Director of Coney Island USA and Funhouse Philosophers, announces that Bloody Brains in a Juke Box, previously slated to begin performances on November 8, has been rescheduled for Spring, 2020 in order to allow for a special casting drive to discover celebrity look-alike actors to portray characters resembling Sidney Poitier, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Coogan and Jayne Mansfield. Special auditions for these parts will be held at Coney Island USA at 1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn on Sunday, October 27 from 1 to 5pm. The new performance dates for the production will be Fridays thru Sundays, March 6-29, with an opening night scheduled for March 14.

Dance Now Announces Lineup For 2019 Festival Encore, September 26 Photo Dance Now Announces Lineup For 2019 Festival Encore, September 26
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 12, 2019

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2019 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 10 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2019 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub. This year's Challenge winner is Nicole Vaughan-Diaz. As the Challenge winner, Vaughan-Diaz will receive a $1,500 stipend and a weeklong creative residency at DANCE NOW Silo on Kirkland Farm in Bucks County, PA. The ENCORE! program will be hosted by Deborah Lohse (aka TruDee).

Mark Nadler's THE OLD RAZZLE DAZZLE Comes to The Laurie Beechman Theatre Photo Mark Nadler's THE OLD RAZZLE DAZZLE Comes to The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2019

Mendacity and half-truths abound in the new, critically acclaimed musical solo work from internationally renowned pianist-singer, Mark Nadler. The Old Razzle Dazzle: An Evening of Lies, Lying and Liars will bow at the Laurie Beechman Theatre this fall on Wednesdays, Sept. 11th, 25th and Oct. 23rd at 7pm, and Oct. 30th at 9:30pm. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is at 407 West 42nd Street, in the rear and downstairs at the West Bank Café. Tickets may be purchased online at: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1008342. Tickets are $30, and there is a $20 food/beverage minimum per person.

BWW Review: Public Works' Adaptation of Disney's HERCULES Celebrates New Yorkers Via  Photo BWW Review: Public Works' Adaptation of Disney's HERCULES Celebrates New Yorkers Via Greek Mythology
by Michael Dale - Sep 3, 2019

While the name Walt Disney will certainly be familiar to all those arriving at the Delacorte for Public Works' stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical feature Hercules, hopefully a good deal of them will leave Central Park remembering the name Lear deBessonet.

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Celebrates Julie Budd - A Life In Show Business Photo Photo Coverage: Friars Club Celebrates Julie Budd - A Life In Show Business
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 15, 2019

Friends, Fans, and Friars gathered in the Frank Sinatra Dining Room last night as host and theater historian Richard Skipper 'celebrated' Julie Budd. Julie shared songs and stories from a career that saw her appearing in every major venue, on every major Television Show, and with most of the legendary performers of our generation.

KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler Celebrate Album Release at The Green Room 42 Photo KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler Celebrate Album Release at The Green Room 42
by Julie Musbach - Mar 25, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler on Tuesday, May 14at 7:00 PM.

THML Theatre Company Presents The NYC Premiere Of A SECOND BIRTH By Ariel Mitchell Photo THML Theatre Company Presents The NYC Premiere Of A SECOND BIRTH By Ariel Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

THML Theatre Company will open its spring season, 'Opening Doors, Closing the Gap,' with the New York City premiere of A Second Birth by Ariel Mitchell. The production will run from March 1st-24th as part of the Theater Artist Residency Program at The Center at West Park.

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