Michael Jeter News

 
Date of Birth: August 26, 1952
Date of Death: March 30, 2003 (50)

Birth Place: Lawrenceburg, TN, USA
Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!
by Linnae Medeiros - May 15, 2019

We asked, and you all answered! With Tony season in full swing, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which of the countless iconic Tony Award performances over the years is their favorite. We've now gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy and to tide you over until this year's Tony Awards ceremony! Check them all out below! (more...)

BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre - A Lush PresentationBWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre - A Lush Presentation
by Charles Shubow - Apr 25, 2019

I recall seeing GRAND HOTEL in its pre-Broadway incarnation at the Colonial Theatre in Boston in 1989. I took my mother and a niece. I do not have much recollection of whether I enjoyed it or not. But I do remember the late Michael Jeter's performance from the Tony Awards in 1990. He was terrific. Tommy Tune directed (more...)

BWW Review:  In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Horrors AheadBWW Review: In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Horrors Ahead
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2018

Though the songwriting team of Robert Wright and George Forrest is best remembered by Broadway enthusiasts for adapting the music of Edvard Grieg into SONG OF NORWAY and similarly using the melodies of Alexander Borodin to create their score for KISMET, their greatest success came when director/choreographer Tommy Tune took interest in a musical of theirs that fizzled into obscurity on its way to Broadway, then known as AT THE GRAND. (more...)

VIDEO: Are You Addicted To Tony Award Performance Videos? You're Not Alone
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

A hilarious video for people who can stop watching Tony Award clips. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Michael Jeter in GRAND HOTEL, 1990
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

The beloved performer was battling addictions and had left the business when he was called to audition for Tommy Tune. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME and UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT's Jane Krakowski's Road To Broadway and TV Stardom
by Michael Dale - Apr 20, 2016

Jane Krakowski was an emerging Broadway star when she first gained national attention for 'Ally McBeal.' (more...)

BWW Feature: Ten Pop Culture Clips to be Thankful for this Holiday!
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Whether you are with family and/or friends, or by yourself with a carton of turkey flavored Ben & Jerry's (don't act like you wouldn't eat that), there is plenty to be thankful for on this holiday. So, in the spirit of thanksgiving, I decided to put together a list of 10 pop culture people, clips, videos, ideas, and moments for which I am thankful. They are in no particular order, because, like family on Thanksgiving, you obviously know which ones you like better, but it wouldn't be in the holiday spirit to share that information publically. (more...)

Passionate Criterion Collection Essay Extolling Virtues Of Michael Jeter
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 24, 2015

A heartfelt dedication to a stage and screen notable! (more...)

AN EVENING WITH RICHARD E. WAITS SET FOR Timbers Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

The Timbers Dinner Theatre lounge in Mt. Gretna PA, shines its spotlight on New York Theater veteran Richard E. Waits, in a concert event entitled 'An Evening with Richard E. Waits.' (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi, Karen Akers & More to Reunite for GRAND HOTEL: The 25th Anniversary Concert
by Danielle Ashley Dias - Apr 2, 2015

Join members of the original Broadway cast of GRAND HOTEL in a one-night only 25th anniversary concert as part of the 54 Sings series on May 24 at 54 Below. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Kaufman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Coming Back to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Jan 14, 2015

Once in a Lifetime, the first of eight collaborations from Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, might be heading back to the stage, according to the New York Post. MIchael Riedel writes that he 'hears rumblings of a possible revival.' The duo is currently represented on Broadway with their 1936 play, You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

SOUND OFF: INTO THE WOODS Blossoms & Blooms Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 17, 2014

Today we are analyzing all aspects of the brand new big screen edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS. (more...)

Kaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary Duo
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2014

This season's revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens on Broadway tonight, and in honor of the playwriting pair's long list of contributions to the theatre, we've rounded up some of their most notable works. Scroll down to learn more about the duo's canon! (more...)

SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote! (more...)

NoHo ACE Premieres SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews tonight, September 12 at 8pm; will open today, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews on Friday, September 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #6 - CITY OF ANGELS Vs. GRAND HOTEL
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 3, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the biggest battles for Best Musical with CITY OF ANGELS versus GRAND HOTEL. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE YEAR Raises Over 4.3 Million for BC/EFA; KINKY BOOTS Leads in Fundraising
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The 25th anniversary celebration of GYPSY OF THE YEAR, the culmination of six weeks of extraordinary fundraising by 56 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and national touring companies, raised an amazing $4,343,234 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS & Film Screenings Set for Paramount Theatre's Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

The Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Boulevard in downtown Aurora, Illinois, is your home for holiday entertainment this December, with a surprising variety of seasonal pleasures for young and old. (more...)

Workshop of SCARY MUSICAL...THE MUSICAL! Set for York Theatre Today, March 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

'SCARY MUSICAL… The Musical!', with Book by Richard Hochberg and Music and Lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, will be directed by Daniel Goldstein and produced by Kevin Spirtas in a workshop presentation slated for February 2013. (more...)

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