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Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. Who shared their gifts with both our community and the world and whose mark will forever be left on all those lucky enough to have witnessed them in action.

BWW Interview: 'Sweeney Todd' Original Sarah Rice On Her Upcoming Shows At Pangea, Working With Sondheim, and the Zen-Like Theremin
by Ashley Steves - Aug 12, 2016

Name an opera or operetta and it is likely listed in soprano Sarah Rice's repertoire. Over her long and illustrious career, she has starred and performed in a myriad of productions all across the map, from Broadway to Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy. Strauss, Salieri, Sondheim--- it's there. Now, in her first solo show since 2013, Rice will debut her new show Music of the Night (borrowing, of course, from Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, in which Rice played Christine in the National Tour) at Pangea Restaurant Pangea Restaurant (2nd Avenue between 11th and 12th streets) on August 17, 18, and September 20, all at 7 pm. Alongside pianist Matthew Martin Ward (Eric Sedgwick for the September show) and special guest David Vernon, she will sing and play a set aimed to explain 'the things that go through your head at 4:00 AM,' covering classical, Celtic, television and movie themes, and musical theatre.

Photo Flash: Inside Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK Gala Honoring Barbara Whitman
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 11, 2014

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, just presented its annual gala Gimme a Break!, honoring Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below!

Photo Coverage: Alan Cumming, Jane Krakowski & More Celebrate Elaine Stritch at SHOOT ME Premiere
by Walter McBride - Feb 21, 2014

The new documentary about stage and screen legend Elaine Stritch, Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME is set for a limited release beginning today, February 21, 2014 at New York City's IFC Center and Lincoln Plaza Cinema. The film just had its New York City premiere earlier this week and BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of Stritch and friends on the red carpet. Check out full coverage below!

Carol Burnett Tribute A WOMAN OF CHARACTER Adds New December Dates at Metropolitan Room
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 15, 2013

Additional dates added for Jennylind Parris' New York City solo debut; A Woman of Character: A Tribute To The Incomparable Carol Burnett. These dates are Friday December 6th at 7:00p and Saturday December 21st at 4:00p at The Metropolitan Room . She is directed by multi-award winning director Gretchen Reinhagen and musically directed by multi-award winning musical director Tracy Stark. Proceeds from the December 21st show will go to benefit the Nomi Network, an organization creating jobs for women rescued out of sex trafficking. www.NomiNetwork.org

Jennylind Parris to Pay Tribute to Carol Burnett at Metropolitan Room, 11/2
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 24, 2013

Jennylind Parris will make her New York City solo debut in A Woman of Character: A Tribute To The Incomparable Carol Burnett on Saturday November 2nd at 4:00p at the Metropolitan Room. She is directed by multi-award winning director Gretchen Reinhagen and musically directed by multi-award winning musical director Tracy Stark.

Photo Flash: MARILYN ... MADNESS & ME Extends Through Oct 20 at El Portal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

The writer who gave television some of its favorite moments in entertainment with 'Flamingo Road,' 'Dallas,' 'Falcon Crest,' 'The Colbys,' 'General Hospital,' and 'Dynasty,' Frank V. Furino, has brought Marilyn Monroe back to life ... on stage in 'Marylin ... MADNESS & Me,' which is based on an original concept by Didier Bloch, under the direction of Joe Leonardo. Opening in the Monroe Forum at the El Portal Theatre on Sept 26th for a limited run, the overwhelming response from the public and press alike, has resulted in the production's extension through October 20th, 2013, at which point the destiny of the show, with an eye on Broadway's Great White Way, will be determined. Scroll down for photos from the show!

BWW Reviews: Hollywood Sings at the Victoria Playhouse
by Mary Alderson - Sep 10, 2013

Hollywood Sings is a musical revue style production currently on stage at the Victoria People's Playhouse in Petrolia. Presented by David Rogers and David Hogan and starring an impressive roster of Canadian talent (including Les Miserables alumnus Susan Gilmour) the show makes for a great night out for lovers of film, musicals and live music.

McKenzie's ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY Opens at The El Portal Theater 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2011

Rita McKenzie, one of Broadway, Hollywood and television's most versatile actresses, returns to Southern California in her internationally acclaimed tour de force show, ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY, which re-creates the life and times of Ethel Merman, the Queen of Broadway's Golden Age.

McKenzie's ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY Comes To The El Portal Theater 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

Rita McKenzie, one of Broadway, Hollywood and television's most versatile actresses, returns to Southern California in her internationally acclaimed tour de force show, ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY, which re-creates the life and times of Ethel Merman, the Queen of Broadway's Golden Age.

McKenzie's ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY Comes To The El Portal Theater 2/16
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 4, 2011

Rita McKenzie, one of Broadway, Hollywood and television's most versatile actresses, returns to Southern California in her internationally acclaimed tour de force show, ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY, which re-creates the life and times of Ethel Merman, the Queen of Broadway's Golden Age.

Rip Taylor and Cast of IT AIN'T ALL CONFETTI Closes 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Comedy Legend of Stage and Screen, Rip Taylor, is scheduled to introduce 'It Ain't All Confetti' at the El Portal Theatre. Rip is one of television's most recognizable personalities and 'It Ain't All Confetti' puts a humorous and revealing spotlight on a career that has spanned five remarkable decades.

Rip Taylor Stars in IT AIN'T ALL CONFETTI at The Forum Theatre, 5/21-5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

Comedy Legend of Stage and Screen, Rip Taylor, is scheduled to introduce 'It Ain't All Confetti' at the El Portal Theatre. Rip is one of television's most recognizable personalities and 'It Ain't All Confetti' puts a humorous and revealing spotlight on a career that has spanned five remarkable decades.

Rip Taylor Stars in IT AIN'T ALL CONFETTI at The Forum Theatre, 5/21-5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

Comedy Legend of Stage and Screen, Rip Taylor, is scheduled to introduce 'It Ain't All Confetti' at the El Portal Theatre. Rip is one of television's most recognizable personalities and 'It Ain't All Confetti' puts a humorous and revealing spotlight on a career that has spanned five remarkable decades.

Rip Taylor Stars in IT AIN'T ALL CONFETTI at The Forum Theatre, 5/21-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

Comedy Legend of Stage and Screen, Rip Taylor, is scheduled to introduce 'It Ain't All Confetti' at the El Portal Theatre. Rip is one of television's most recognizable personalities and 'It Ain't All Confetti' puts a humorous and revealing spotlight on a career that has spanned five remarkable decades.

'Damn Red Sox..I Mean Yankees'at North Shore Music Theatre
by Charles Shubow - May 9, 2006

A hell of a time for baseball and/or theater fans.

Barrett, Mason, Murphy, Carlisle Hart and Many More Perform in HeartSong Benefit for Katrina Victims, Oct. 16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2005

Brent Barrett, Karen Mason, Donna Murphy and Kitty Carlisle Hart are just a few who will appear in HeartSong: The Concert for New Orleans on Sunday, October 16th