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BWW Reviews: Hillbarn Theatre Celebrates Christmas with MAME
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 16, 2013

Everyone needs a little Christmas. Agree or disagree with her life ethics, but Mame possesses a zest and optimism for life that most people desire and require.

On Stage Please! Cher Would Love to Play Auntie Mame
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 7, 2013

In a recent feature with US Weekly, music legend Cher revealed that she has her sights set on a part with theatrical origins. 'I have watched the 1958 film 'Auntie Mame', with Rosalind Russell, at least 100 times. I would love to play that part in a remake.' The film was based on the Patrick Dennis novel and 1956 play of the same title, which was later turned into the 1966 musical- MAME. Here's to hoping that the diva will play the role on Broadway!

Tony Yazbeck Joins Christian Borle in Encores! LITTLE ME; Runs 2/5-9
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2013

Tony Yazbeck will join the previously announced Christian Borle in Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's Little Me, the opening production of New York City Center Encores! series, running for seven performances, February 5 - 9, 2014. Joshua Bergasse will choreograph the production, along with the previously announced Director John Rando and Music Director Rob Berman.

Full Cast Announced for LITTLE ME's First London Revival in 20 Years,Today-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2013

Full casting and creatives have been announced for LITTLE ME, with Music: Cy Coleman, Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh and Book: Neil Simon, in its first London revival in over 20 years. Meet the cast below!

Full Cast Announced for LITTLE ME's First London Revival in 20 Years, Aug 12-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Full casting and creatives have been announced for LITTLE ME, with Music: Cy Coleman, Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh and Book: Neil Simon, in its first London revival in over 20 years. Meet the cast below!

Photo Flash: Goodspeed Musicals Celebrates 50 Years - Louise Pitre, Rita Gardner, Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, Andrea McArdle & More!
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 21, 2013

Goodspeed Musicals recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary by hosting a Golden Anniversary Spectacular Gala Event. Those in attendance included Rita Gardner, Andrea McArdle, Walter Charles, Daniel Plimpton, Louise Pitre, Ronn Carroll, Eli Baker, Michael Price, John Barlow, Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and many more!

BWW Reviews: Bucks County Playhouse's MAME is a Triumph
by Kelli Curtin - May 29, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse kicks off its 2013 season with an inspired and exceptionally executed production of MAME. This production of MAME was originally produced at the Media Theatre in Media, Pennsylvania. Jesse Cline directs the show, and MAME stars Andrea McArdle as Mame and Lea DeLaria as Vera Charles. Bucks County Playhouse's MAME will delight audiences with its exceptional choreography, powerful singing, and its heartwarming plot. If you have not gotten tickets to MAME at Bucks County Playhouse, I advise you to do so now before it is too late.

All Star Productions' LITTLE ME Begins in August
by Kelsey Denette - May 22, 2013

LITTLE ME (based on the Novel by Patrick Dennis) is the story of Belle Poitrine's ascent from the wrong side of the railroad tracks in Venezuela, Illinois to the exquisite luxury of Southampton, Long Island. The action is carried through a series of hilarious vignettes with integrated music and choreography.

Breaking News: 2014 ENCORES! Announced - LITTLE ME with Christian Borle, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA with Shuler Henlsey & IRMA LA DOUCE
by Robert Diamond - May 21, 2013

The 2014 season of New York City Center's Tony Award-winning Encores! series will open with Little Me directed by John Rando and starring Christian Borle ('Smash,' Peter and the Starcatcher) on February 5, 2014. The season will continue with The Most Happy Fella, directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and starring Shuler Hensley (Oklahoma!, The Whale), followed by Irma La Douce, directed by John Doyle. Encores! Music Director Rob Berman will helm all shows.

Lea DeLaria to Join Andrea McArdle in Media Theatre's MAME; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

The Media Theatre's production of the classic musical 'Mame' plays April 17-May 19. The show stars legendary Tony nominee Andrea McArdle in the title role. Jesse Cline directs the regional revival.

Lea DeLaria Joins Andrea McArdle in Media Theatre's MAME, Now thru 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

The Media Theatre's production of the classic musical 'Mame' plays tonight, April 17-May 19. The show stars legendary Tony nominee Andrea McArdle in the title role. Jesse Cline directs the regional revival.

Lea DeLaria to Join Andrea McArdle in Media Theatre's MAME; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The Media Theatre's production of the classic musical 'Mame' plays April 17-May 19. The show stars legendary Tony nominee Andrea McArdle in the title role. Jesse Cline directs the regional revival.

THORSTEIN THE STAFF-STRUCK, LITTLE ME and More Set for Penny Seats Theatre's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Fresh on the heels of a successful annual fundraising campaign that exceeded expectations, Ann Arbor's The Penny Seats theatre company announces its 2013 season.

THORSTEIN THE STAFF-STRUCK, LITTLE ME and More Set for Penny Seats Theatre's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2013

Fresh on the heels of a successful annual fundraising campaign that exceeded expectations, Ann Arbor's The Penny Seats theatre company announces its 2013 season.

MAME Opens At Candlelight Dinner Playhouse In Johnstown! Running Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

MAME, winner of five Tony Awards, opened November 8, 2012, and plays through January 13, 2013, at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. Based on Patrick Dennis' 1955 novel, "Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade," MAME features an award-winning score by Jerry Herman with such favorites as "Bosom Buddies," "We Need a Little Christmas" and, of course, "Mame."

Spotlighters Celebrates 51st Season with MAME!, 11/23-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Spotlighters presents MAME!, running Nov 23 - Dec 23, 2012 and featuring book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, music & lyrics by Jerry Herman. It is directed by Allan Herlinger with musical direction by Michael Tan and choreography by Jillian Bauersfeld.

Spotlighters Celebrates 51st Season with MAME!, 11/23-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2012

Spotlighters presents MAME!, running Nov 23 - Dec 23, 2012 and featuring book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, music & lyrics by Jerry Herman. It is directed by Allan Herlinger with musical direction by Michael Tan and choreography by Jillian Bauersfeld.

Andrea McArdle to Take on 'Auntie Mame' Twice This Spring!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 14, 2012

According to an Equity casting notice, Broadway veteran Andrea McArdle will take on the title role in MAME twice this spring. The show will play at Pennsylvania's Media Theatre (4/17- 5/19) and Bucks County Playhouse (5/22-6/9).

Spotlighters Celebrates 51st Season with MAME!, 11/23-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

Spotlighters presents MAME!, running Nov 23 - Dec 23, 2012 and featuring book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, music & lyrics by Jerry Herman. It is directed by Allan Herlinger with musical direction by Michael Tan and choreography by Jillian Bauersfeld.

MAME Opens At Candlelight Dinner Playhouse In Johnstown! Running Through 1/13
by Patrick Nugent - Nov 9, 2012

MAME, winner of five Tony Awards, opened November 8, 2012, and plays through January 13, 2013, at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. Based on Patrick Dennis' 1955 novel, "Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade," MAME features an award-winning score by Jerry Herman with such favorites as "Bosom Buddies," "We Need a Little Christmas" and, of course, "Mame."

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