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Theater for the New City Presents Reading of VISITORS IN THE DARK Starring Charles Bu Photo Theater for the New City Presents Reading of VISITORS IN THE DARK Starring Charles Busch, Julie Halston and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Theater for the New City will present a live reading of 'Visitors in the Dark' by Charles Busch (The Confession Of Lily Dare, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Die Mommie Die!) on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 7PM. This is part of the weekly series of Live readings on Theater for the New City's website and Facebook page.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 1- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lauren Patten and More Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 1- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lauren Patten and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

Today (July 1) in live streaming: Lin-Manuel Miranda is the special guest on The Chaos Twins, Lauren Patten visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Charles Busch & Company in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch Charles Busch & Company in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Plays In The House: DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!: By Charles Busch. Starring Charles Busch, Jennifer Cody, Brandon Contreras, Willie Garson, Ruth Williamson and BD Wong. Directed and narrated by Carl Andress.

Charles Busch Brings DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! Back to Life in Upcoming Reading on STARS IN T Photo Charles Busch Brings DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! Back to Life in Upcoming Reading on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that Charles Busch will reprise his iconic performance as Angela Arden in a reading of his classic comedy 'Die, Mommie, Die!' on Wednesday, July 1st at 2 PM ET as part of 'Stars In The House's' 'Plays In The House' series.

BWW Feature: Live Streaming Events, Archived Concerts and More Scheduled For Future D Photo BWW Feature: Live Streaming Events, Archived Concerts and More Scheduled For Future Dates
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 9, 2020

BWW Feature: Live Streaming Events, Archived Concerts and More Scheduled For Future Dates

The New Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS, the 1930 Cole Porter Musical Is Available Toda Photo The New Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS, the 1930 Cole Porter Musical Is Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Ghostlight Records has announced that the new cast album of Cole Porter's The New Yorkers - The New York City Center Encores! 2017 Cast Recording is available on CD, digital and streaming formats today, Friday, December 6. The release is the first major cast album of the 1930 musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Herbert Fields, and based on a story by Peter Arno and E. Ray Goetz. The 2017 production from New York City Center (Arlene Shuler, New York City Center President & CEO) Encores! was directed by John Rando, with musical direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Chris Bailey.

Eden Espinosa, Freda Payne, Dillon Klena, And Special Guest Ada Vox Have Joined ROCKI Photo Eden Espinosa, Freda Payne, Dillon Klena, And Special Guest Ada Vox Have Joined ROCKIN' IN PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Broadway star Eden Espinosa, recording legend Freda Payne, and Newsies star Dillon Klena have joined the cast of Rockin' in Paradise, a concert to support the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation, it was announced today by Ronn Goswick Entertainment.

Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend Photo Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, benefit concert weekend for The Actors Fund, is back for the 6th year in a row. Conceived and Directed by David Galligan, the 3-night event is presented by Fraser Entertainment Group. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund.

ROCKIN' IN PARADISE To Support Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation Photo ROCKIN' IN PARADISE To Support Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Ronn Goswick Entertainent has announced Rockin' in Paradise, a concert to support the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation, on Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9, at 8pm.  Under the direction of 3-D Theatricals Ovation Award-winner T.J. Dawson with musical direction by Ovation Award-winner Gerald Sternbach, the show will feature some of the best entertainers Broadway and Hollywood have to offer. Executive producers are Norman Hames, Dr. Daniel Kantarovich, Dr. Howard Knohl, and Robert Sciortino.

American Idol's David Hernandez Joins Rockwell Line-Up Photo American Idol's David Hernandez Joins Rockwell Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY will be back at LA's Rockwell Table and Stage with another new cast of performers. The celebration of the Broadway Songbook will take place on Sunday, July 21st at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).

BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA! Photo BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 13, 2019

The Actors Fund in Los Angeles celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Gala on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by Leslie Jordan, this year's star-studded gala honored Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award® winner Lily Tomlin with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling and Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions were on hand for the festivities which included coverage of the evening's red-carpet arrivals, cocktail hour, gala dinner, live performances, silent auction, and the West Coast's exclusive live feed of the 2019 Tony Awards® broadcast from New York City. 

Jared Gertner, Davis Gaines, Gwen Hollander And More To Star In Concert Of New Musica Photo Jared Gertner, Davis Gaines, Gwen Hollander And More To Star In Concert Of New Musical, BITING BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

BWW Interview: Charles Busch Always Rejuvenating DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! & His Other Ingeni Photo BWW Interview: Charles Busch Always Rejuvenating DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! & His Other Ingenious Projects
by Gil Kaan - May 7, 2019

Multi-faceted, creative hyphenate Charles Busch will be appearing in his latest reincarnation of his 1999 classic cult-fav DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! for four performances May 17 through May 19, 2019 for L.A. Theatre Works. Dazzlingly filling out the crazy cast of characters of DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! - Mark Capri, Willie Garson, Ellis Greer, Jeffrey Self and Ruth Williamson. I had the wonderful chance to revisit Charles' gracious wit after almost two decades previous.

Charles Busch RecordsDIE MOMMIE DIE at UCLA's James Bridges Theater Photo Charles Busch RecordsDIE MOMMIE DIE at UCLA's James Bridges Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

In DIE MOMMIE DIE, written by and starring female impersonatorCharles Busch, tongues aren't the only thing dipped in acid. Busch stars as Angela Arden, a role he created on both stage and screen, when L.A. Theatre Works records his camp send-up of '60s melodramas for broadcast on public radio, podcast and online streaming. Four performances take place May 17 through May 19 at UCLA's James Bridges Theater.

Ghostlight Records Announces Recording of NY City Center's THE NEW YORKERS Photo Ghostlight Records Announces Recording of NY City Center's THE NEW YORKERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Ghostlight Records has announced it will record a new cast album of Cole Porter's 1930 musical The New Yorkers. The recording will be based on the 2017 production from New York City Center (Arlene Shuler, New York City Center President & CEO) Encores!, directed by John Rando with musical direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Chris Bailey. The concert adaptation is by Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel. The album, produced by Rob Berman and Lawrence Manchester, is being recorded March 25-26.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: GUYS AND DOLLS
by Ben Rimalower - Feb 1, 2019

Well, next up in decluttering my apartment is clearing out the big, tall stack of different Guys and Dolls CDs I've spent a few decades collecting. I think I could hack this particular task without any tears (or maybe like you know without having to blog about it) were it not for that gorgeous black square with the orange and yellow title letters thrown into the air alongside perfect pair of cartoon dice. 1992 Grammy Award-winning New Broadway Cast Recording, it's gonna be hard to leave you, baby.

5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors  Photo 5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The Actors Fund and Fraser Entertainment are very proud to announce the 5th annual presentation of CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES.  Conceived by renowned director David Galligan, this fifth celebration of Cabaret in L.A. will take place as a series of 3 concerts over 3 evenings at 3 different Los Angeles venues, Friday, October 12, Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14.  Proceeds from all 3 shows will benefit The Actors Fund.

THE WOMEN All-Star Staged Reading Fundraiser Announced at Group Rep Photo THE WOMEN All-Star Staged Reading Fundraiser Announced at Group Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Scott Thompson, Kathleen Delaney, and Tracy Powell in association with the Group Rep present an all-star staged reading of THE WOMEN, a comedy of manners written by Clare Boothe Luce, directed by Scott Thompson, as a fundraiser for D'Amor Center for Cancer Care and the Group Rep Theatre Company.

BWW CLOSE UP: LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS Photo BWW CLOSE UP: LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 22, 2018

El proximo 14 septiembre llega al Teatre Tivoli de Barcelona la nueva produccion de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS, dirigida y protagonizada por Àngel Llacer, que comparte cartel con Ivan Labanda, y que mejor motivo para hacer un repaso por la historia de este clasico de Broadway que tantas barreras ha roto.

BWW Review: Cole Porter Meets Jimmy Durante as Encores! Reconstructs THE NEW YORKERS
by Michael Dale - Mar 26, 2017

The authors who wrote the books for even the most successful Broadway musical comedies of the 1920s and 30s often get a bum rap for the flimsiness of their plots and the nonsensical nature of their gags.

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