Lucille Ball News

 
Date Of Birth:
August 06, 1911
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1989 (77)
Birth Place:
Jamestown, NY, USA
Gender: Female
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Lucille Ball News

Date of Birth: August 06, 1911
Date of Death: April 26, 1989 (77)
Birth Place: Jamestown, NY, USA
Gender: Female
RAWdance Performs DOUBLE EXPOSURE at ODC, 10/26-28RAWdance Performs DOUBLE EXPOSURE at ODC, 10/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After their sold-out world premiere at ODC Theater last summer, RAWdance returns next month in an encore presentation of DOUBLE EXPOSURE, the company's critically acclaimed program of duets representing more than a dozen West Coast choreographers. Double Exposure runs October 26 - 28, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 - $35, and may be purchased online at odc.dance/tickets or by phone at 415-863-9834. (more...)

Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Family Ranch Up for Auction in L.A.Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Family Ranch Up for Auction in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Profiles in History has announced the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Debbie's personal family ranch will both be going up for auction at the Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction on October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. (more...)

THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL to present Three New York City PremieresTHE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL to present Three New York City Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) will present the work of Claire Porter & Sara Juli (October 10-11, 7:30pm), Yossi Berg & Oded Graf Dance Theatre (October 13-14, 7:30pm), and dendy/donovan projects (May 10-12, 7:30pm) at New York Live Arts.   (more...)

getTV Remembers Legendary Comedians Jerry Lewis And Dick Gregory With A Special Programming Bloc Of TV AppearancesgetTV Remembers Legendary Comedians Jerry Lewis And Dick Gregory With A Special Programming Bloc Of TV Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

getTV will honor the memories of legendary comedy stars Jerry Lewis, who died August 20 at age 91, and Dick Gregory, who died August 19 at age 84, with a special programming bloc of television appearances by Lewis, Gregory and other comic superstars on Sunday, September 3, beginning at 10PM ET/9 CT.  Lewis who rose to fame as singer/straight man Dean Martin's partner, then went onto write, produce and direct himself in a run of successful slapstick comedy films while raising money and awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Gregory was a groundbreaking African-American standup comedian and satirist who became a leading figure in in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. (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...)

Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Scripted DramaCate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Scripted Drama
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Amazon Studios has acquired LUCY AND DESI, a drama written by WEST WING scribe Aaron Sorkin. Cate Blanchett will reportedly take on the role of the legendary comedian and television pioneer, Lucille Ball. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 7th, 2017: Cast of JITNEY Set for Performance and Q&A Session and More!BWW Morning Brief August 7th, 2017: Cast of JITNEY Set for Performance and Q&A Session and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 7, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JITNEY's Jerome Preston Bates, Brian D. Coats, Brandon J. Dirden, and Ray Anthony Thomas set for performance and Q&A at Queens Library tonight! (more...)

getTV to Celebrate Birthday of 'Queen of Comedy' Lucille Ball', 8/6getTV to Celebrate Birthday of 'Queen of Comedy' Lucille Ball', 8/6
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

This August 6 will mark the 116th anniversary of the birth of TV's all-time “queen of comedy,” Lucille Ball, and getTV is celebrating with three back to back one hour series episodes featuring guest appearances by Lucy. (more...)

BWW Review: I LOVED LUCY, Arts TheatreBWW Review: I LOVED LUCY, Arts Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jul 25, 2017

I Loved Lucy returns to the West End with a change in tone, but retaining its charm and its pathos with another incandescent star performance from Sandra Dickinson. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at I LOVED LUCY at Arts Theatre LondonPhoto Flash: First Look at I LOVED LUCY at Arts Theatre London
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Showered with rave reviews and following two sold-out London runs in 2016, Lee Tannen's incredibly personal, funny, bitter-sweet play 'I Loved Lucy', directed by Anthony Biggs, about Lee's 10-year relationship with TV comedy legend Lucille Ball is to transfer to London's Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 7-week season from Wednesday 19 July. (more...)

Broadway's Rachel York & Tom Wopat Star in 42ND STREET at ReagleBroadway's Rachel York & Tom Wopat Star in 42ND STREET at Reagle
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Broadway stars Rachel York and Tom Wopat will turn up the heat at Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, starring in 42nd Street from August 3-13, 2017!   (more...)

Photo Flash: in Rehearsals for I LOVED LUCY at London's Arts TheatrePhoto Flash: in Rehearsals for I LOVED LUCY at London's Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

So, exactly how much fun are 'I Loved Lucy' stars Sandra Dickinson & Matthew Scott having in rehearsals? (more...)

BWW Interview: Finding Authenticity in RunyonlandBWW Interview: Finding Authenticity in Runyonland
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 6, 2017

'It's a warhorse and has been a guaranteed sellout since 1950, but that doesn't mean a production doesn't need a little spark. DJ [Salisbury] did exactly what I asked him to do,' says Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark. 'I asked him not to reinvent the wheel, but to tweak the show with some new nuances.' Clark is talking about MSMT's new production of Guys and Dolls which opened last week to glowing reviews. Clark was part of the popular MSMT community series, PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN panel that also featured Guys and Dolls stars, James Beaman (Nathan Detroit), Kristen Hahn (Sarah Brown), and Stephen Mark Lukas (Sky Masterson), as well as Props Master Elizabeth Frino. Moderated by Broadway World's Maine editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, the participants at the capacity-crowd event discussed the making of this exciting new production in Midcoast Maine. (more...)

Seamus Dever, Jane Kaczmarek, Marsha Mason and More Set for LATW's 2017-18 SeasonSeamus Dever, Jane Kaczmarek, Marsha Mason and More Set for LATW's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

On the docket for L.A. Theatre Works in 2017-18: a season of seven audio theater productions, including an original commission of a 19th century novel about Zionism, a new docudrama about the BP oil spill, two recent Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, the revival of a cautionary tale against fascism, a romantic comedy, and a tribute to I Love Lucy - each featuring a star-studded cast. In addition, LATW will honor Woman in Gold attorney E. Randol Schoenberg and launch the company's 14th national tour. (more...)

Ice Factory Festival Late-Night Performance Salon FRIDAYS ON ICEIce Factory Festival Late-Night Performance Salon FRIDAYS ON ICE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

The Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival (Artistic Director Robert Lyons) has announced hosts and guest artists for "Fridays on Ice," its late-night performance salon that includes a diverse and distinctive lineup of writer/performers creating work not usually seen in downtown theatre spaces, but more typically found performing in nightclubs, bars, and private apartments. (more...)

THE MISMATCH GAME Returns to Los AngelesTHE MISMATCH GAME Returns to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

???????It's time once again to "get ready to match the stars" with a new edition of Dennis Hensley's The MisMatch Game, the show the Los Angeles Times calls, "witty, ribald ... an adventure in surrealist era bending." The side-splitting parody of the 70s game show returns to the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre for two hilarious nights on Friday, July 21 at 8pm and Sunday, July 23 at 7pm.  (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in JamestownJim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in Jamestown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled 'Comedy and the Human Condition,' July 31 - August 6. (more...)

BWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias  and Austin HandBWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias and Austin Hand
by Chris Arneson - Jun 21, 2017

The winners of Colorado's Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Austin Hand) and Actress (Elleon Dobias) are currently in New York City as finalists for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards), which recognizes excellence in high school musical theatre across the nation. (more...)

Meghan Murphy Brings THE BIG RED SHOW to Feinstein's/54 BelowMeghan Murphy Brings THE BIG RED SHOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Meghan Murphy in The BIG RED Show on July 19th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Always Love Lucy Theatre's HELLO TO ROSE to Showcase Tennessee Williams One-ActsAlways Love Lucy Theatre's HELLO TO ROSE to Showcase Tennessee Williams One-Acts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Off-Off-Broadway company, Always Love Lucy Theatre, has announced that it will present Hello to Rose, four of Tennessee Williams' one act plays featuring a cast comprised mainly of older actors and actors of color. The production will run 6 performances only, July 11 to July 15 at The Bridge @ Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor. (more...)

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