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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
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 Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 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.

THE ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL COLLECTION: DELUXE EDITION is Available Now Photo THE ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL COLLECTION: DELUXE EDITION is Available Now
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 8, 2018

Five of some of the most timeless holiday films come together on Blu-ray and DVD in The Original Christmas Specials Collection: Deluxe Edition available now from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Featuring all-new bonus features and unforgettable characters, experience these five classic holiday specials with your whole family.

CBS Announces This Year's Holiday Specials Lineup Photo CBS Announces This Year's Holiday Specials Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 5, 2018

Brighten up the holiday season with an array of CBS specials:

Interactive Dirty Dinner Theater About Al Capone Opens As Newest Coney Island Attract Photo Interactive Dirty Dinner Theater About Al Capone Opens As Newest Coney Island Attraction
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2018

Interactive Dirty Dinner Theater About Al Capone Opens As Newest Coney Island Attraction

KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler Will Celebrate Alan Jay Lerner Centennial At The Green Room Photo KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler Will Celebrate Alan Jay Lerner Centennial At The Green Room 42
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler reuniting to celebrate the Alan Jay Lerner centenary with their new show 'Almost Like Being In Love' on Sunday, October 14 at 9:30 PM. The effervescent duo, described by Stephen Holden in the New York Times as 'ferociously entertaining,' will include songs like 'If Ever I Would Leave You,' 'Gigi' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face' in addition to other Lerner masterpieces.

‚ÄúMr. Show Business.‚ÄĚ Mark Nadler Stars In I LOVE A PIANO Photo ‚ÄúMr. Show Business.‚ÄĚ Mark Nadler Stars In I LOVE A PIANO
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2018

Beloved performer Mark Nadler serenades with a potpourri of songs by greats such as Gershwin and Porter and lesser-known New York treasures like John Wallowitch on the newly rebuilt Guild Hall stage.

Photo Flash: The Stars Gather Under The Stars For the Great Jose Iturbi at The Hollyw Photo Photo Flash: The Stars Gather Under The Stars For the Great Jose Iturbi at The Hollywood Bowl
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2018

On Thursday, July 12th, Hollywood maven and powerhouse, Donelle Dadigan, (Co-Founder of the Jose Iturbi Foundation/President & Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Chairman of The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce) invited a select group of VIPs for an evening of dinner and a concert at The Hollywood Bowl as the Los Angeles Philharmonic presented an evening of Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2 under the stars with Behzod Abduraimov on piano and conductor, Gustavo Dudamel.

DECADES Network Presents WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH Documentary Film Celebrating the Career  Photo DECADES Network Presents WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH Documentary Film Celebrating the Career Of Rose Marie
by Macon Prickett - Apr 25, 2018

DECADES Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, proudly presents the television premiere of 'Wait For Your Laugh' the untold story of fame, love, tragedy and 90 years of American show business through the eyes of the woman who did it all Rose Marie. 'Wait For Your Laugh' will have its television premiere on Tuesday, May 1 at 9:00 PM ET on DECADES, alongside episodes of Marie's performance in 'The Doris Day Show' and a guest role on 'Gunsmoke'.

Jimmy Mazz Dazzles with LEGENDS AND LAUGHTER at The Players Photo Jimmy Mazz Dazzles with LEGENDS AND LAUGHTER at The Players
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

For one night only -- Dec. 29 at 7:30pm -- travel through some of the greatest music hot off the Las Vegas Strip with Jimmy Mazz' smooth vocals, unique song selection and candid humor. Mazz has the incredible ability to capture the essence of these legendary performers. You don't want to miss his mastery as The Players Centre for Performing Arts once again hosts his talents in Legends & Laughter.

Rose Marie, Legendary Star of Broadway, Film & TV Dies at 94 Photo Rose Marie, Legendary Star of Broadway, Film & TV Dies at 94
by Robert Diamond - Dec 28, 2017

The longest active career in entertainment history has come to an end. Rose Marie, Star of Broadway, Film and TV (The Dick Van Dyke Show / The Doris Day Show / Hollywood Squares) has passed at the age of 94.

Jimmy Mazz Dazzles with LEGENDS AND LAUGHTER at The Players Photo Jimmy Mazz Dazzles with LEGENDS AND LAUGHTER at The Players
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2017

For one night only -- Dec. 29 at 7:30pm -- travel through some of the greatest music hot off the Las Vegas Strip with Jimmy Mazz' smooth vocals, unique song selection and candid humor. Mazz has the incredible ability to capture the essence of these legendary performers. You don't want to miss his mastery as The Players Centre for Performing Arts once again hosts his talents in Legends & Laughter.

Rudolph, Frosty, and More! CBS Announces Holiday Specials Lineup Photo Rudolph, Frosty, and More! CBS Announces Holiday Specials Lineup
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

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, nostalgic reunions, festive musical performances and much more.

Rose Marie Documentary WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH to Hit Theaters This November Photo Rose Marie Documentary WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH to Hit Theaters This November
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2017

WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH tells the story of the longest active career in entertainment, but it also looks at what it was like to be a female performer in the 20th century (and yes, she has opinions on the casting couch mentality), to work through periods of extreme personal heartbreak and it also casts an eye on how Rose Marie and her fellow nonagenarians Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner and Peter Marshall, still have the drive to create today.

Denee Benton Steps in for Phillipa Soo in MasterVoices' OF THEE I SING at Carnegie Ha Photo Denee Benton Steps in for Phillipa Soo in MasterVoices' OF THEE I SING at Carnegie Hall; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

MasterVoices announces additional casting for its season opening presentation of George and Ira Gershwin's Of Thee I Sing on Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Tony Award nominee Den e Benton (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) joins the cast as Mary Turner, replacing Phillipa Soo, who regretfully can no longer participate due to scheduling conflicts.

ALL EYES ON ROSE MARIE:  Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Legend About 90 Years in  Photo ALL EYES ON ROSE MARIE: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Legend About 90 Years in Show Business and Her Upcoming Documentary WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH
by Robert Diamond - Sep 26, 2017

The film is called, 'WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH' and is directed by Jason Wise and produced by Christina Wise, Jason Wise, and co-produced by Jackson Myers. To get right to the point, the documentary is utterly fantastic. But the 33 minutes and 42 seconds I spent on phone with Rose Marie will be forever unforgettable.

Harvey Granat and Will Friedwald to Showcase the Great American Songbook at 92Y This  Photo Harvey Granat and Will Friedwald to Showcase the Great American Songbook at 92Y This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Harvey Granat is a cabaret performer, Broadway producer and historian of the American popular song. Will Friedwald is a critic, music historian and author of eight books, including the upcoming The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums (Pantheon Books, October 24).

Brad Oscar to Star in World Premiere Invited Reading of WILLIE AND ME: THE EMMETT KEL Photo Brad Oscar to Star in World Premiere Invited Reading of WILLIE AND ME: THE EMMETT KELLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Spotlight Communications, Inc. presents Tony and Drama Desk Award Nominee BRAD OSCAR in WILLIE AND ME: THE EMMETT KELLY STORY.

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural Gala
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2017

Below, BWW has an exclusive sneak peek clip from the upcoming PBS broadcast, featuring Ethel Merman performing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses.'

CBS to Present THE NEW I LOVE LUCY SUPERSTAR SPECIAL This May
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Legendary comedian Harpo Marx and motion picture star Van Johnson are the guests on THE NEW I LOVE LUCY SUPERSTAR SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two colorized back-to-back episodes of the 1950s series, to be broadcast Today, May 19 (9:00-10:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Carolee Carmello, HELLO, DOLLY!, Tony Awards Get the Spotlight This Spring/Summer on NPR's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In May, June & July the NPR Program "Broadway to Main Street" hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NY/Long Island NPR-member station WPPB/88.3FM will feature interviews with Tony Award-nominee & Sweeney Todd star Carolee Carmello (May 28); a retrospective of The 1967 Tony Awards (June 4); a 2017 Tony Awards Special on Tonys Sunday (6/11) with recordings of all the top nominees for Best Musical and the best musical performer nominees including Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Ben Platt and more; a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (6/18); a Hello, Dolly! themed show (6/25) with musical selections from Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Merman, as well as selections from the new Bette Midler recording; and for a special July 4 holiday weekend show with original 1776 star William Daniels (July 3).

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