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Marc Shaiman Will Write Original Music For Revival of PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Br Photo Marc Shaiman Will Write Original Music For Revival of PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2019

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award¬ģ winner Marc Shaiman will write original music for the recently announced production of Neil Simon's comedic play about marriage, Plaza Suite, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award¬ģ winner Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.¬†

Tickets On Sale Now For Boston and Broadway Engagements of PLAZA SUITE, Starring Matt Photo Tickets On Sale Now For Boston and Broadway Engagements of PLAZA SUITE, Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

Tickets go on sale to the general public today at 10:00 AM for both the Boston and Broadway engagements of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.

Matthew Broderick And Sarah Jessica Parker Will Lead PLAZA SUITE On Broadway Photo Matthew Broderick And Sarah Jessica Parker Will Lead PLAZA SUITE On Broadway
by Alan Henry - Sep 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that real-life married couple Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will come to Broadway in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite following an out of town run at Boston's Colonial Theatre - where the 1968 production also originated, before a 17 week run on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre with previews set to being in March. The production will be directed by John Benjamin Hickey.

BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE  The L.A. Memorial tribute to Alan Johnson at The P Photo BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The L.A. Memorial tribute to Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Oct 29, 2018

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The Los Angeles Memorial/Tribute for Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center October 14, 2018 Alan Johnson was truly a man of many talents. On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, friends, all of whom are either dancers, choreographers, directors or actors, or all combined, that have had the honor to work with or befriend him, gathered at The Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA, owned by Joe Malone and Nanci Hammond Malone, two superb dancers/teachers that donated their facility for this event, to honor, reminisce and celebrate Alan's wondrous life and career.

BWW TV Exclusive: Funnyman Kenny Solms Opens Up About His New Memoir- BITS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2016

If variety is the spice of life, Kenny Solms has tasted great success. Touted in his hometown newspaper as 'Philadelphia's funniest person,' he began his career in New York, where he teamed up with New York University classmate Gail Parent to create material for Leonard Sillman's last Broadway revue New Faces, and sketches for New York's famed Upstairs at the Downstairs. His collaboration with Ms. Parent climaxed with their co-creation of the now legendary Emmy award winning The Carol Burnett Show.

Broadway AM Report, 11/30/2016 - Babs Arrives in Florida, STRICTLY BALLROOM Hits the UK!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 30, 2016

Today's big news: Barbra Streisand kicks off the Florida leg of her concert tour, and STRICTLY BALLROOM cha chas into the UK starting tonight!

BWW Exclusive: Read a Chapter from Kenny Solms' BITS Memoir!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 29, 2016

If variety is the spice of life, Kenny Solms has tasted great success. Touted in his hometown newspaper as 'Philadelphia's funniest person,' he began his career in New York, where he teamed up with New York University classmate Gail Parent to create material for Leonard Sillman's last Broadway revue New Faces, and sketches for New York's famed Upstairs at the Downstairs. His collaboration with Ms. Parent climaxed with their co-creation of the now legendary Emmy award winning The Carol Burnett Show.

THE SOPRANOS Tops WGA's 'Best Written TV Series of All Time'; Full List Revealed!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 3, 2013

Recognizing the essential role that writers have played in creating and elevating the medium of television since its inception, the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the list of the 101 Best Written TV Series

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION Is Now Available For Preorder
by Laura Meltzer - Jun 4, 2012

The DVD collectors set that fans of classic TV have been waiting for is finally coming out as Time Life will now start taking pre-orders for THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION. The 22-DVD set contains 50 episodes from the award-winning and influential TV series, featuring the funniest and most beloved characters and sketches, including:

Off-Bway Premiere of Solms' 'IT MUST BE HIM,' Ends 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2010

Producer Orin Wolf and Off the Aisle Productions have announced that It Must Be Him, a new comedy by Kenny Solms, co-creator and writer of the legendary, Emmy Award-winning 'Carol Burnett Show,' will premiere this summer at the Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). Directed by Daniel Kutner, It Must Be Him began performances on Tuesday, August 24, and officially opened on Wednesday, September 1. The limited engagement ends Sunday, September 26.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/25/2010
by - Sep 25, 2010

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/25/2010.

Photo Coverage: IT MUST BE HIM Opens Off-Broadway
by Monica Simoes - Sep 2, 2010

Celebrity guests, including Angelica Huston, Joan Rivers, Joel Grey, Phyllis Newman, Anthony Rapp, Gail Parent, and Sandy Gallin cheered on the opening night of It Must Be Him, written by Kenny Solms and directed by Daniel Kutner last night, September 1.

Review - It Must Be Him: Left Coast Story
by Ben Peltz - Sep 2, 2010

It's not shaping up to be a very promising season for alumni of The Carol Burnett Show.  Just like the recently closed Viagra Falls, Kenny Solms' It Must Be Him offers a terrific company of comical pros working hard to inject any mirth possible into ninety minutes of tepid material.

Review - Wife To James Whelan: The Man That Got Away
by Ben Peltz - Aug 31, 2010

Though Teresa Deevy was arguably the world's most famous female playwright in 1942, the year she completed her class-conscious romance Wife To James Whelan, the new management of Dublin's Abbey Theatre, which had already produced six of her plays, turned it down.  The once-prolific career of the dramatist whose love for theatre began after being diagnosed at age 20 as incurably deaf due to Meniere's disease, skidded to a halt, making her name, at least on this shore, all but forgotten now.

Scolari, D'Abruzzo, et al. Set for Off-Bway Premiere of Solms' 'IT MUST BE HIM,' 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2010

Producer Orin Wolf and Off the Aisle Productions have announced that It Must Be Him, a new comedy by Kenny Solms, co-creator and writer of the legendary, Emmy Award-winning 'Carol Burnett Show,' will premiere this summer at the Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). Directed by Daniel Kutner, It Must Be Him will begin performances on Tuesday, August 24, and officially open on Wednesday, September 1. The limited engagement ends Sunday, September 26.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/21/2010
by - Aug 21, 2010

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/21/2010.

Scolari, D'Abruzzo, et al. Set for Off-Bway Premiere of Solms' 'IT MUST BE HIM,' 8/24
by Lauren Wolman - Jul 15, 2010

Producer Orin Wolf and Off the Aisle Productions have announced that It Must Be Him, a new comedy by Kenny Solms, co-creator and writer of the legendary, Emmy Award-winning 'Carol Burnett Show,' will premiere this summer at the Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). Directed by Daniel Kutner, It Must Be Him will begin performances on Tuesday, August 24, and officially open on Wednesday, September 1. The limited engagement ends Sunday, September 26.

Stephanie J. Block Leads MY AMERICAN FAMILY Reading 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2010

Stephanie J. Block (Drama desk nomination for 9 to 5, Wicked, The Boy From Oz) will join Gretchen Bieber (Hairspray), Joel Blum (Two-time TONY nominee, Steel Pier, Showboat), Rebecca Eichenberger (Phantom of the Opera, Carousel), Jonathan Kaplan (Diary of Anne Frank, Theatre World Award, Tony nomination for Falsettos), Erik Liberman (Lovemusik), Lindsay Northen (Wicked), Noah Weisberg(Enron, South Pacific )and Lee Zarrett (Hair) for an industry reading of a new musical MY AMERICAN FAMILY .

Stephanie J. Block Leads MY AMERICAN FAMILY Reading 6/21
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 15, 2010

Stephanie J. Block (Drama desk nomination for 9 to 5, Wicked, The Boy From Oz) will join Gretchen Bieber (Hairspray), Joel Blum (Two-time TONY nominee, Steel Pier, Showboat), Rebecca Eichenberger (Phantom of the Opera, Carousel), Jonathan Kaplan (Diary of Anne Frank, Theatre World Award, Tony nomination for Falsettos), Erik Liberman (Lovemusik), Lindsay Northen (Wicked), Noah Weisberg(Enron, South Pacific )and Lee Zarrett (Hair) for an industry reading of a new musical MY AMERICAN FAMILY .

Stephanie J. Block Joins Cast Of MY AMERICAN FAMILY, Reading Held 6/21
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 8, 2010

Stephanie J. Block (Drama desk nomination for 9 to 5, Wicked, The Boy From Oz) will join Gretchen Bieber (Hairspray), Jonathan Kaplan (Diary of Anne Frank, Theatre World Award, Tony nomination for Falsettos), and Erik Liberman (Lovemusik) for an industry reading of a new musical MY AMERICAN FAMILY