BWW Review: DRAMA HIGH Teaches Success In LifeBWW Review: DRAMA HIGH Teaches Success In Life
by William Statham - Mar 1, 2019

Drama High tells real-life story of drama teacher Lou Volpe and his lifecareer successes at Harry S. Truman High School. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Honors RISE Inspiration Lou VolpePhoto Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Honors RISE Inspiration Lou Volpe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Lou Volpe, the retired theatre education pioneer was recently inducted into the prestigious Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame, following such honorees as Angela Lansbury, Oscar Hammerstein and Shirley Jones. A formal ceremony was held on April 14 at the historic playhouse. Volpe, whose career is the inspiration behind "Rise," the new TV series on NBC, was heralded for his life's work as a high school drama teacher at Harry S. Truman High School in Levittown, PA. During his tenure there, he transformed this Bucks County community with the magic of theater. (more...)

Lou Volpe, RISE Inspiration, Being Honored Saturday At Bucks County PlayhouseLou Volpe, RISE Inspiration, Being Honored Saturday At Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Lou Volpe, the retired theatre education pioneer, is being given the prestigious Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame Award, following such honorees as Angela Lansbury, Oscar Hammerstein and Shirley Jones. (more...)

Barb from 'Stranger Things' Joins Cast of NBC's DRAMA HIGH
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Shannon Purser, best known as 'Barb' from Netflix's hit series STRANGER THINGS, has joined the cast of the NBC pilot DRAMA HIGH. (more...)

MOANA's Auli'i Cravalho Lands Role in NBC Pilot DRAMA HIGH
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 28, 2017

Fresh off her moving performance at Sunday night's Oscars, MOANA star Auli'i Cravalho has landed a supporting role in the previously announced NBC pilot DRAMA HIGH (more...)

NBC Orders High School Drama Department Pilot from HAMILTON's Jeffrey Seller
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Today, NBC announced that it has given a pilot order to DRAMA HIGH, from executive producers Jason Katims (“Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood”) and Jeffrey Seller (producer of the Broadway sensation HAMILTON). (more...)

Tierney Sutton Band, Randy Rainbow's Election Eve Party and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 7-13, featuring Tierney Sutton Band, Randy Rainbow's "Election Eve Party!'", Emmet Cohen Trio and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces November Schedule, Featuring JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Vice President Biden, James Earl Jones, Scott Bakula, Debbie Allen, and More Come to Ford's Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, President pro tempore of the Senate Patrick Leahy, House Majority Leader Elect Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, actress Debbie Allen, members of Congress and other distinguished guests attended the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala the evening of Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). The gala performance was followed by a seated dinner at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum (750 Ninth Street NW). The evening included the presentation of the Ford's Theatre Lincoln Medal to actor James Earl Jones and the U.S. House of Representatives' longest-serving member, The Honorable John D. Dingell. The award was given in recognition of their extraordinary character, service, accomplishments and work reflecting Lincoln's legacy of humanity, wisdom, eloquence and vision. (more...)

ALL EYES ON DRAMA HIGH: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks About Michael Sokolove's Fantastic New Book
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Dec 11, 2013

DRAMA HIGH is a million dollar title if ever there was one. It sounds like an emotionally-charged film or a soap opera-ish TV series, but it's a fascinating new book which delivers all of the above and more. (more...)

MTI Honors Drama Teacher Lou Volpe with Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award for Theatre Education Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2013

Longtime Bristol Township Harry S. Truman High School teacher Lou Volpe is being honored with the first-ever 'MTI Lifetime Achievement Award for Theatre Education' by Music Theatre International (MTI), one of the world's largest licensors of Musical Theatre. Mr. Volpe is retiring from teaching after 44 years. The award will be presented by MTI's Senior Operations Officer, John Prignano today, March 9 prior to a performance of Godspell. (more...)

MTI to Honor Drama Teacher Lou Volpe with Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award for Theatre Education, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2013

Longtime Bristol Township Harry S. Truman High School teacher Lou Volpe is being honored with the first-ever 'MTI Lifetime Achievement Award for Theatre Education' by Music Theatre International (MTI), one of the world's largest licensors of Musical Theatre. Mr. Volpe is retiring from teaching after 44 years. The award will be presented by MTI's Senior Operations Officer, John Prignano on Saturday, March 9 prior to a performance of Godspell. (more...)

Lou Volpe Announces August & September Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Lou Volpe announces their August & September Appearances including gigs all around NYC. (more...)

Lou Volpe Announces August & September Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

Lou Volpe announces their August & September Appearances including gigs all around NYC. (more...)

Guitarist Lou Volpe Plays John Birks Gillespie Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2011

Lou Volpe appearing at The John Birks Gillespie Tuesday June 21st 8 PM Tickets are $15.00 WBGO Members $10 (more...)

Guitarist Lou Volpe Plays John Birks Gillespie Theater June 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

Lou Volpe appearing at The John Birks Gillespie Tuesday June 21st 8 PM Tickets are $15.00 WBGO Members $10 (more...)

The Lou Volpe Trio To Play Every Friday Night At Charley O's Downstairs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

The Lou Volpe Trio plus a special guest play the night away with two shows. (more...)

The Lou Volpe Trio To Play Every Friday Night At Charley O's Downstairs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010

The Lou Volpe Trio plus a special guest play the night away with two shows. (more...)