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Date Of Birth:
August 16, 1935 (85)
Birth Place:
Hollywood, CA, USA
Bio:
As an eleventh generation American and a Mayflower descendant, Julie Newmar has beauty, brains and a charming sense of humor. Born Julia Chalene Newmeyer in Los Angeles, her father, Donald, was an engineering professor, head of the Phys Ed. Department, and head football coach at LACC. He was on the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 16, 1935 (85)

Birth Place: Hollywood, CA, USA

Bio:
As an eleventh generation American and a Mayflower descendant, Julie Newmar has beauty, brains and a charming sense of humor. Born Julia Chalene Newmeyer in Los Angeles, her father, Donald, was an engineering professor, head of the Phys Ed. Department, and head football coach at LACC. He was on the ... (read complete bio)
Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film 'Winter's a Drag' Season at IFC Center Photo Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film 'Winter's a Drag' Season at IFC Center
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit supporting the creative and professional development of LGBTQ artists, is pleased to announce the Winter 2019 season of Queer|Art|Film at IFC Center, presented by HBO. Queer|Art|Film is a monthly screening series in which some of New York's most unique artists present and discuss the films that have most inspired them. This season Queer Art's flipping the script by inviting four celebrated drag queens to present and discuss films that have inspired their craft in post-screening kikis. Curated by Adam Baran and Brooklyn drag diva Lady Quesadilla, this season entitled 'Winter's a Drag,' serves as the sequel to the 2014 Summer of Drag season. A full itinerary follows. All screenings begin at 8pm.

Lady Bunny Comes To Catalina Bar & Grill Photo Lady Bunny Comes To Catalina Bar & Grill
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

New York City drag legend Lady Bunny is set to bring her holiday show The Stockings Were Hung to Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood for one performance only on Thursday, December 20, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents.

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Heads to Netflix in Trailer for LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Photo VIDEO: John Leguizamo Heads to Netflix in Trailer for LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2018

John Leguizamo won't rest until every moron becomes less of a moron. Latin History for Morons comes to Netflix November 5th.

CBS Announces All-Star Lineup for THE WORLD'S BEST Featuring  Drew Barrymore, RuPaul  Photo CBS Announces All-Star Lineup for THE WORLD'S BEST Featuring Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles, James Corden and Faith Hill
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

CBS today announced an all-star lineup of Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles, James Corden and Faith Hill for THE WORLD'S BEST, a new global talent competition series from two of the most prolific unscripted producers in television, Mike Darnell (‚ÄúAmerican Idol‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúEllen's Game of Games‚ÄĚ) and Mark Burnett (SURVIVOR, ‚ÄúThe Voice‚ÄĚ).

Spinning Tree Theatre Presents THE NANCE Photo Spinning Tree Theatre Presents THE NANCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Spinning Tree Theatre proudly continues Season 8 November 2-18 with the Kansas City premiere of Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance, the 2013 Lincoln Center-produced Broadway play featuring music by Glen Kelly. Beane is also the writer of "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar," As Bees in Honey Drown and The Little Dog Laughed.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze Photo VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 14, 2018

Patrick Swayze, a three-time Golden Globe nominated actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter is best-known as the romantic lead in 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost', and for the 'North and South' TV-series. His first professional job was as a dancer for Disney on Parade. In the 70's, the Texas native moved to New York to further his formal dance training. He studied with the Harkness Ballet Company, and then the Joffrey, before joining the Eliot Feld Ballet as a principal dancer.

Photo Coverage: Batman's Robin, Burt Ward, Joins Series Experts at the BATMAN 66 EXHI Photo Photo Coverage: Batman's Robin, Burt Ward, Joins Series Experts at the BATMAN 66 EXHIBIT PANEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Original TV Director of Batman, Robert Butler commented, 'They say you can't go home again . Well, I just did. Between the Batman 66 Exhibit on the third floor of The Hollywood Museum and spending time with Burt and Donna it was like going home again. I enjoyed my visit back to Gotham city and the Batcave!'

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Emmy-Winner RuPaul Will Film Talk Show Pilot for Telepictures Photo Emmy-Winner RuPaul Will Film Talk Show Pilot for Telepictures
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

RuPaul, the Emmy-winning host of ‚ÄúRuPaul's Drag Race‚ÄĚ is bringing his personality to the daytime space, filming a talk show pilot for¬†Telepictures,¬†Variety¬†has learned exclusively.

Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out in Support of LGBTQ Community and to Honor Stephanie  Photo Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out in Support of LGBTQ Community and to Honor Stephanie Beatriz and Julie Newmar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

President/Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, along with Council Member Mitch O'Farrell and Board President Esteban Montemayor of Christopher Street West, kicked off Pride weekend with the annual 'Real to Reel' exhibit that shines the spotlight on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) community in television and film through the decades. This year's event also feature a special recognition with The Future of Hollywood Award presented to actress Stephanie Beatriz and the Legacy Award to TONY Award winning actress, Julie Newmar.

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Be Filmed Live for Netflix at NJPAC Photo John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Be Filmed Live for Netflix at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present Emmy Award winner John Leguizamo in a live performance of his Tony-nominated hit, Latin History for Morons, as part of a Netflix special filming at NJPAC, June 28th - 30th, 2018.

Dale Guy Madison Spills the Tea About Making a Living as a TV Pitchman and Drag Queen Photo Dale Guy Madison Spills the Tea About Making a Living as a TV Pitchman and Drag Queen in New Docucomedy LIFE AFTER QVC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The new,¬†v√©rit√©-styled docucomedy ‚ÄúLife After QVC,‚ÄĚ starring former QVC tv host Dale Guy Madison, will make its world premiere at the 26th¬†annual Independent Filmmakers Showcase (IFS) Film Festival, set to take place¬†May 9- 20, 2018¬†at various venues throughout Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. IFS's main programming will be held at the Pacific Arclight Theatre Stadium 14 at the Grove, located at¬†189 The Grove Dr. in Los Angeles.¬†For more information about the festival and screening times, visit¬†www.ifsfilm.com.¬†(The festival lineup and program guide is scheduled to be released on its website on¬†April 20, 2018.)

Five-Time Tony Award Nominee Douglas Carter Beane Directs A Reading Of His New Play Photo Five-Time Tony Award Nominee Douglas Carter Beane Directs A Reading Of His New Play
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Villanova Theatre presents a staged reading of The Behavior of Light, written and directed by Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter, Douglas Carter Beane. Perhaps best known for his screenplay To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar as well as his award-winning work on musicals Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Sister Act, Xanadu and Lysistrata Jones, Beane is playwright-in-residence at Villanova University this spring. The acclaimed writer has been working alongside undergraduate and graduate students on a new play development process culminating in a public reading April 27-29, 2018. The Behavior of Light is sure to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences far and wide.

Douglas Carter Beane to Direct Santino Fontana, Alice Ripley, and More in TO WONG FOO Photo Douglas Carter Beane to Direct Santino Fontana, Alice Ripley, and More in TO WONG FOO... Musical Workshop
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 6, 2018

According to the New York Post, a musical workshop of the cult-hit film, To Wong Foo...Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar! is headed into production in New York this week, directed by the film's author, Douglas Carter Beane.

Road Theatre Company Presents Julie Newmar & Ed Asner in Special Benefit Reading of N Photo Road Theatre Company Presents Julie Newmar & Ed Asner in Special Benefit Reading of New Play ONWARD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Celebrity Treasures ED ASNER and JULIE NEWMAR will take the stage together at The Road on Lankershim to read a new play entitled Onward, written by Christine Rosensteel, an Ojai playwright.

Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo and More Set to Participate in Theatre Forward's Broadway Photo Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo and More Set to Participate in Theatre Forward's Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Moderated by Theatre Forward Executive Director Bruce E. Whitacre, the exclusive luncheon will explore the current Broadway landscape with some of Broadway's leading players and stars, with a panel that includes Heather A. Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing; Keegan-Michael Key, Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer and producer (Meteor Shower, Hamlet, "Key and Peele"); John Leguizamo, Emmy and Obie Award-winning actor and playwright (Latin History for Morons, Freak, Mambo Mouth); Daryl Roth, award-winning Broadway producer (Kinky Boots, Indecent); Lea Salonga, Tony Award-winning actor (Once On This Island, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) and Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the Tony-nominated and Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning songwriting and book-writing team behind Come From Away.

John Leguizamo Will Host This Year's Obie Awards Photo John Leguizamo Will Host This Year's Obie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Stephen Mooallem, Editor-in-Chief) are have just announced that the 63rd Annual Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018, and will move to a new venue, Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo, currently starring in Latin History for Morons on Broadway, will host. Tickets to the 2018 Obie Awards can be purchased at www.ObieAwards.com.

Photo Flash: Original Cast of BATMAN '66 Attends Opening of Retrospective Exhibit Photo Photo Flash: Original Cast of BATMAN '66 Attends Opening of Retrospective Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

On Jan 10th 2018, The Hollywood Museum turned Hollywood into Gotham City, as they projected the iconic Bat Signal on the side of the historic Max Factor building, at a VIP unveiling gala for HOLY HOLLYWOOD HISTORY! BATMAN '66, with special appearances by the show's cast members and other stars in attendance.

Writer, Actor, Activist: A History of John Leguizamo for Morons Photo Writer, Actor, Activist: A History of John Leguizamo for Morons
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 11, 2017

Stage favorite John Leguizamo is prepping to make his highly-anticipated return to Broadway this fall in his original one-man comedic play Latin History For Morons.

Douglas Carter Beane's TO WONG FOO Musical Will Get Readings This November Photo Douglas Carter Beane's TO WONG FOO Musical Will Get Readings This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Twenty-two years ago a struggling playwright wrote his first screenplay as a writing sample. It ended up being produced by Steven Spielberg, filmed with an all-star cast and became the #1 movie in America as well as a ground breaking LGBTQ film and a cult favorite with a large and devoted following. Five time Tony nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane returns to his original script of To Won Foo to see if it is stage worthy.

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