Lee Lewis News

Photo Flash: Flat Rock Celebrates the Original Pop Music Bad Boy AMADEUSPhoto Flash: Flat Rock Celebrates the Original Pop Music Bad Boy AMADEUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Amadeus runs September 15 through 30. Nat Zegree, Jerry Lee Lewis from last year's smash hitMillion Dollar Quartet, returns to Flat Rock Playhouse to star as one of the original bad boys of popular music... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. (more...)

One Night Only Performance Announced at Flat Rock Playhouse!One Night Only Performance Announced at Flat Rock Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In May of 2016, audiences at Flat Rock Playhouse were enamored by the boundless ball of energy that played the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in the season's smash hit, Million Dollar Quartet. Described locally and nationally as the one standout star , the man that steals the show again and again with his antics and musical outrageousness... or spark of genius , and the acrobat, pianist of incomparable skill and singing actor who lights up the house to steal the show, Nat Zegree has become a household name for Flat Rock Playhouse fans over the last year and a half. Back again, this time in a more classical light, to take on the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the upcoming play, Amadeus, Nat continues to astound Playhouse patrons with his musical prowess and contagious spirit; so much so, that additional plans have been made for an extra One Nat Only performance at the end of this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' is making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. The high energy musical drama stars Tony-nominee Alan Campbell ('Sunset Blvd.') as Alan Freed and multiple-Emmy nominee George Wendt (Norm from 'Cheers') as J. Edgar Hoover. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Tuesday: Arts Center of Cannon County's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETFRIDAY 5 (+1) on Tuesday: Arts Center of Cannon County's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 12, 2017

True, it's only Tuesday, but today's early-in-the-week edition of Friday 5 (+1) is so packed with interesting information and reasons for you to make reservations to see Million Dollar Quartet at Arts Center of Cannon County, we just couldn't control ourselves! And we're guessing you'll need the extra time to secure your tickets to see what director Darryl Deason promises will be one of the best shows of the year. May we suggest, therefore, that you read on in anticipation of Friday's opening night performance (more...)

Photo Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Previews ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORYPhoto Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Previews ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

On September 6, members of the cast of 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' held a special preview for the press at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Music Of Legend Roy Orbison Comes To Manchester Palace TheatreMusic Of Legend Roy Orbison Comes To Manchester Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Widely recognised as one of the world's leading tributes to music legend Roy Orbison, Barry Steele comes to Manchester Palace Theatre on Friday 6 October with Barry Steele and Friends: The Roy Orbison Story. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Announces New Slate of Programming!Flat Rock Playhouse Announces New Slate of Programming!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2017 season continues with the stage play turned cult-classic film, Amadeus. This larger-than-life production stars Nat Zegree (Jerry Lee Lewis of last year's hit Million Dollar Quartet) as one of the original bad boys of popular music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Amadeus runs September 15th through the 30th at the Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage in the Village of Flat Rock, NC. (more...)

Significant Elvis Presley Musical Artifact Returns Home to GracelandSignificant Elvis Presley Musical Artifact Returns Home to Graceland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the acquisition of one of the most significant pieces of Elvis' musical history, which will be returned to Graceland 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 – a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 7, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Deason Helms Upcoming MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Woodbury's ACCCDeason Helms Upcoming MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Woodbury's ACCC
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 2, 2017

He may have directed more than 100 shows in the near-half century that Darryl Deason has been bringing theater to life on stages all over Middle Tennessee. But it's clear when the 2015 First Night Honoree talks about his latest project - the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet - that this one is something special indeed. (more...)

Beef & Boards Announces 45th Anniversary SeasonBeef & Boards Announces 45th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

It's a season of excitement at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, as it celebrates its 45th Anniversary in 2018 with four new shows to its stage. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 31Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 31
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 31, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Animated Series MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS Debuts 9/22 on CinemaxAnimated Series MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS Debuts 9/22 on Cinemax
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS chronicles the tales of some of country music's most legendary artists when the series begins its eight-episode season FRIDAY, SEPT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on CINEMAX, followed by other half-hour episodes on subsequent Fridays at the same time. (more...)

Hurricane Harvey Evacuees Invited to Two Shows at AT&T Performing Arts CenterHurricane Harvey Evacuees Invited to Two Shows at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Harvey evacuees currently staying in the City-operated emergency shelters are being invited to a pair of shows being performed at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

Riverside Theatre to Return with 'Backstage Access' Adult CoursesRiverside Theatre to Return with 'Backstage Access' Adult Courses
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

With the success of last year's Backstage Access classes, Riverside Theatre continues the series of adult courses that take a closer look at the professional productions being presented at the Theatre. (more...)

Wanda Jackson To Release Autobiography 'Every Night Is Saturday Night: A Country Girl's Journey To The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame'Wanda Jackson To Release Autobiography 'Every Night Is Saturday Night: A Country Girl's Journey To The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

BMG has announced it will release legendary rockabilly and country music pioneer Wanda Jackson's autobiography Every Night Is Saturday Night: A Country Girl's Journey to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on November 14, 2017. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Announces Diamond Anniversary 60th SeasonMaine State Music Theatre Announces Diamond Anniversary 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre recently announced the titles that will be headlining a milestone season marking the company's 60th year in Brunswick. 2018 promises to be a celebration year with main stage titles including Million Dollar Quartet, Beauty and the Beast, Saturday Night Fever and Singin' in the Rain. (more...)

Emily Skeggs, Andrew Kober, Etai Benson and More to Sing the Tunes of Noel Carey at Feinstein's/54 BelowEmily Skeggs, Andrew Kober, Etai Benson and More to Sing the Tunes of Noel Carey at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Composer/lyricist Noel Carey returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with a jam-packed night of exciting original musical theatre in 'Opening Numbers by Noel Carey.' (more...)

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