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Date of Death: January 29, 1980 (86)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Jeff Harnar to Present IT'S DE-LOVELY at Birdland in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2024

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Jeff Harnar in 'It’s De-Lovely: Jeff Harnar Sings Cole Porter'. Learn more about Harnar's show and see how to purchase tickets.

Theater for the New City to Present KILLIN' REPUBLICANS, A New Rock Opera By Dick D. Zigun
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 11, 2023

'Killin' Republicans' is a new rock opera by Dick D. Zigun, presented by Theater for the New City. Join the conversation as actress Jodie Foster, a Nigerian Afrobeat star, and her Mississippi oilman husband get drunk on a transatlantic flight. Running from November 30 to December 17 at Theater for the New City. Tickets are available at the box office.

Feature: The Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Nine - The Vaudevillian
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 9, 2023

Today, we return to The Days Of Cabaret Gratitude with THE VAUDEVILLIAN.

Carol Sue Will Return To The Stage At Don't Tell Mama Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2023

Carol Sue will return to the stage at Don't Tell Mama, 10/31, 11/15 , and 12/10, following her sold out show at the Green Room last fall. Learn more about the upcoming shows and how to get tickets here!

Ricky Ritzel Will Perform in Gettysburg at 2024 Season Announcement
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2023

Gettysburg Community Theatre will announce their 2024 Season during their Mostly Broadway Cabaret on Friday, September 22, 2023. The performance will be led by Award-Winning NYC Cabaret Pianist, Ricky Ritzel. Learn more about the event here!

37th MAC Awards Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees Announced
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2023

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has made its initial announcement of the upcoming 37th Annual MAC Awards. The awards presentation and show will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm, at Peter Norton Symphony Space at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in New York City. 

Review: ANYTHING GOES, The Barbican
by Franco Milazzo - Jul 14, 2022

No, no, it isn’t déjà vu: Anything Goes really is back at the Barbican less than a year after it last opened there.

MTC Announces Hot Summer Nights In-Person Cabaret Series
by A.A. Cristi - 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 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- 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 Presentation Of ALL IS CALM
by A.A. Cristi - 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, 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
by A.A. Cristi - 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
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
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

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

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
by A.A. Cristi - 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
by A.A. Cristi - 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
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.

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