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Laurence Olivier News

Date of Birth: May 22, 1907
Date of Death: July 11, 1989 (82)
Birth Place: Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN to Present the 2017 lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy AwardsTHE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN to Present the 2017 lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Today Nica Burns, Director of the Awards revealed that the League of Gentlemen, who won the award for Best Comedy Show 20 years ago are flying specially  to Edinburgh  to join 2016 lastminute.com Best Comedy Show winner Richard Gadd to present this year's awards. (more...)

A FUNNY THING...FORUM Opens the Walnut's 209th Anniversary SeasonA FUNNY THING...FORUM Opens the Walnut's 209th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Fellowship for Performing Arts to Stage First New York Revival of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDSFellowship for Performing Arts to Stage First New York Revival of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today they will return to New York for their third season with the first New York revival of William Nicholson's award-winning play SHADOWLANDS. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: First Look at TOP HAT at Kilworth TheatreExclusive Photo Coverage: First Look at TOP HAT at Kilworth Theatre
by Roy Tan - Aug 18, 2017

Winner of no less than 3 Laurence Olivier awards including Best New Musical, 'Top Hat' brings the glamour of Hollywood's golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage in one of the greatest dance musicals of all time. (more...)

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Announces 10th Anniversary SeasonAdelphi University Performing Arts Center Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) is marking its 10th anniversary season featuring the concert version of the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning RENT by Adelphi graduate Jonathan Larson; multiple Grammy winner Bruce Hornsby; powerhouse Broadway singer and Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez; star of stage and screen Lucie Arnaz and much more. Tickets are now on sale at the box office or online at pac.adelphi.edu. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild FestivalGarth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Actors Co-op Opens 2017-18 Season with THE 39 STEPSActors Co-op Opens 2017-18 Season with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Actors Co-op Theatre Company presents The 39 Steps, adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and film by Alfred Hitchcock, directed by Kevin Chesley, produced by Jorie Janeway. (more...)

A Hilarious True Story of the World's Worst Opera Singer Comes to SydneyA Hilarious True Story of the World's Worst Opera Singer Comes to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????From 5th to 9th September at Riverside Theatres, Glorious! will tell the hilarious true story of the world's worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and world-wide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award -Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents! (more...)

Riverside Theatres, Christine Harris and HIT Productions Present GLORIOUS!Riverside Theatres, Christine Harris and HIT Productions Present GLORIOUS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

From 5th to 9th September at Riverside Theatres, Glorious! will tell the hilarious true story of the world's worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and world-wide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award -Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents! (more...)

THE BODYGUARD National Tour To Play At The Tulsa Performing Arts CenterTHE BODYGUARD National Tour To Play At The Tulsa Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The national tour of THE BODYGUARD will open its doors to audiences in Tulsa, Oklahoma September 26 through October 1. (more...)

VIDEO: It's a 'Beautiful City' When Ramin Karimloo is in Town! Watch Him Sing the GODSPELL HitVIDEO: It's a 'Beautiful City' When Ramin Karimloo is in Town! Watch Him Sing the GODSPELL Hit
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2017

Ramin Karimloo shared him singing 'Beautiful City' from Godspell on YouTube today. Check out him singing the hit below! (more...)

Kimmel Center Calls for Public Input in Renovation of Merriam TheaterKimmel Center Calls for Public Input in Renovation of Merriam Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts today announced a comprehensive community engagement process intended to solicit innovative ideas for the renovation of the historic Merriam Theater, located in the heart of the Kimmel Center campus on the Avenue of the Arts in Center City. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, and American Indian Dancers Honored at American Dance Guild FestivalGarth Fagan, Martha Myers, and American Indian Dancers Honored at American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: Ramin Karimloo Sings 'It All Fades Away' from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYVIDEO: Ramin Karimloo Sings 'It All Fades Away' from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Ramin Karimloo shared him singing 'It All Fades Away' from The Bridges of Madison County on YouTube yesterday. Check out him singing the Jason Robert Brown hit below! (more...)

Ken Ludwig's 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS To Play Chicago In NovemberKen Ludwig's 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS To Play Chicago In November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are delighted to announce that the Chicago premiere of KEN LUDWIG'S 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS will play Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) for an engagement that runs November 12 through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to the 60s! Inside Rehearsals for HAIRSPRAY Ahead of UK TourPhoto Flash: Welcome to the 60s! Inside Rehearsals for HAIRSPRAY Ahead of UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Rehearsal images for smash-hit musical Hairspray have been released today ahead of the UK tour which kicks off in Cardiff at Wales Millennium Centre on 16th August 2017. This major UK tour will visit more than 30 venues across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland until early summer 2018. (more...)

Ben Lewis, Kelly Mathieson, Jeremy Taylor, and Amy Manford to Lead THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERABen Lewis, Kelly Mathieson, Jeremy Taylor, and Amy Manford to Lead THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

As the musical heads into its 32nd year, the producers have just announced key cast changes for "THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA". Joining the cast from 4 September are Ben Lewis who will play the title role of 'The Phantom', Kelly Mathieson as 'Christine Daae' and Jeremey Taylor as 'Raoul'. Joining them is Amy Manford as the alternate 'Christine Daae', (more...)

George Rae to Bring LIFE IS A CABA-RAE: A SCOT IN NEW YORK! to Feinstein's/54 BelowGeorge Rae to Bring LIFE IS A CABA-RAE: A SCOT IN NEW YORK! to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents George Rae in 'Life is a Caba-RAE: A Scot in New York!' on Monday February 5, 2018. (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Producers Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson have announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond; and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs. (more...)

American Dance Guild Announces Festival Lineup and HonoreesAmerican Dance Guild Announces Festival Lineup and Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

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