Leslie Jordan News

The Metropolitan Room To Close 22nd Street Location with Plans to Move to Larger Venue in MidtownThe Metropolitan Room To Close 22nd Street Location with Plans to Move to Larger Venue in Midtown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Metropolitan Room, a New York entertainment mainstay since it opened its doors in May 2006, will be moving to larger and more elegant quarters - including a restaurant, piano bar and two performance rooms - managing partner Bernie Furshpan is announcing today. (more...)

Stephen Spinella and Leslie Jordan Will Lead Michael Mayer-
 Helmed WARHOL CAPOTE at the ARTStephen Spinella and Leslie Jordan Will Lead Michael Mayer- Helmed WARHOL CAPOTE at the ART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will soon present Warhol Capote, adapted by Rob Roth and directed by Michael Mayer featuring Stephen Spinella as Warhol and Leslie Jordan as Capote. Performances begin on Saturday, September 9 and run through Friday, October 13 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

BWW Review: Leslie Jordan EXPOSED as Frank and Funny at the Metropolitan RoomBWW Review: Leslie Jordan EXPOSED as Frank and Funny at the Metropolitan Room
by Troy Frisby - Jul 21, 2017

Part coming-of-age story and part lighthearted Hollywood expose, one thing you can't say about Leslie Jordan's latest show is that the star is lacking in material. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring One-Woman Hit ITALIAN BRED to Morris MuseumCandice Guardino to Bring One-Woman Hit ITALIAN BRED to Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show 'Italian Bred' to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. (more...)

BWW Interview: Candice Guardino and ITALIAN BRED at NJ VenuesBWW Interview: Candice Guardino and ITALIAN BRED at NJ Venues
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 27, 2017

Candice Guardino will visit New Jersey this summer performing at Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park followed by Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre in August. (more...)

Emmy Award Winner Leslie Jordan To Debut at The Metropolitan Room This JulyEmmy Award Winner Leslie Jordan To Debut at The Metropolitan Room This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. (more...)

Candice Guardino Bringing ITALIAN BRED to the Bickford Theatre This AugustCandice Guardino Bringing ITALIAN BRED to the Bickford Theatre This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show "Italian Bred" to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. The show which had a successful and critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run in 2013 has been playing to packed houses across the country for the past couple of years. (more...)

Sally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in ProvincetownSally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Producer Rick Murray has added award-winning actress Sally Field to the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Cabaret Series. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to New Jersey This SummerCandice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to New Jersey This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Candice Guardino will visit New Jersey with ITALIAN BRED this summer after successful shows in NYC, LA and Chicago, where she received rave reviews and played to sold-out crowds. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINEVarla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The United States is tripping, so what do we need to keep us from hitting rock bottom? Bad heroine! Drag superstar (and recent parolee) Varla Jean Merman's new show pays tribute to the inspiring women who have inspired her to think about becoming inspirational. Will Varla Jean be an inspiration...or end up on Intervention? Make tracks to this year's most addictive comedy cabaret! International chanteuse and perennial P-Town prima donna Varla Jean Merman brings her brand new show "Bad Heroine" to The Art House in Provincetown from June 23 through September 1. The show is directed by Michael Schiralli, written by Jeffery Roberson and Jacques Lamarre, with additional material by Ricky Graham and also features Gerald Goode and Brian Johnston.  For Tickets and information, please visit http://ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

TRIPLE THREAT Returns with an Exciting New LineupTRIPLE THREAT Returns with an Exciting New Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

TRIPLE THREAT w/ Kimball Allen, the 90-minute Seattle variety talk show, is coming back to the Triple Door main stage on July 6th, 2017, for another all-star lineup of performances. Official guest lineup: (more...)

Candice Guardino to Premiere at the Paramount TheatreCandice Guardino to Premiere at the Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Candice Guardino is being called someone who "Stuns!" and is "Redefining Solo Performances" by The Chicago Stage, so it only seems fitting that the world renowned Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ would present Italian Bred. It's based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Candice slips in and out of multiple family characters while sharing the stage with virtual cameos of Emmy winner Leslie Jordan ("Will and Grace"), Mario Cantone ("Sex & the City"), Steve Schirripa ("The Sopranos"), and Vic DiBitetto ("Mall Cop 2.")  (more...)

Leslie Jordan Set for Metropolitan Room DebutLeslie Jordan Set for Metropolitan Room Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. (more...)

New Conservatory Theatre Center Extends San Francisco Premiere of SORDID LIVESNew Conservatory Theatre Center Extends San Francisco Premiere of SORDID LIVES
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

New Conservatory Theatre Center has extended the San Francisco premiere of Sordid Lives by Del Shores and directed by Dennis Lickteig, due to the tremendous audience response to the cult comedy phenomenon finally making its San Francisco premiere. (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Make Chicago Debut This MonthCandice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Make Chicago Debut This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Chicago May 17th - 28th at the Greenhouse Theater. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSICVarla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

International chanteuse Varla Jean Merman opens her jaws wide to take a bite out of the American Songbook in "A Little White Music" at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 5 & 6, featuring Gerald Goode at the piano. (more...)

Billy Porter, Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Crown & Anchor's 2017 Cabaret Series in ProvincetownBilly Porter, Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Crown & Anchor's 2017 Cabaret Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Producer Rick Murray will present the 2017 Cabaret Series in Provincetown, MA this summer at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theatre, Cabaret Room, and Town Hall Auditorium. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & MoreFeinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Photo Flash: Catch Candice Guardino Live in ITALIAN BRED!Photo Flash: Catch Candice Guardino Live in ITALIAN BRED!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show performing now at The Colony Theatre in Burbank CA. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED Headed to L.A. and Chicago This SpringCandice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED Headed to L.A. and Chicago This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles and Chicago for spring 2017. (more...)

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