Date of Birth: February 28, 1903
Date of Death: July 25, 1986 (83)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Dates Set for Love, Liza: The Auction In Los Angeles, With Over 1,700 Lots From Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland & Vincente MinnelliDates Set for Love, Liza: The Auction In Los Angeles, With Over 1,700 Lots From Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland & Vincente Minnelli
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Profiles in History is proud to announce the dates of Love, Liza: The Auction. The 3 day auction will be July 30th, 31st & August 1st, in Los Angeles.  (more...)

Chicago Film Festival CEO to Step Down at the End of 2018Chicago Film Festival CEO to Step Down at the End of 2018
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2018

Michael Kutza, Founder and CEO of Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, today announced that he will be retiring from his role at the end of 2018. (more...)

ADG Film Society 2018 Screening Series Kicks Off Sunday April 22  With GRAND HOTEL ScreeningADG Film Society 2018 Screening Series Kicks Off Sunday April 22 With GRAND HOTEL Screening
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Art Directors Guild (ADG) and American Cinematheque kick off the 2018 ADG Film Society Screening Series with a A Tribute To CEDRIC GIBBONS, MGM'S Oscar®-winning Supervising Art Director, featuring a special screening of GRAND HOTEL (1932). A conversation will follow exploring the legacy of Gibbons' work and spotlighting in the Golden Age of Hollywood socialites. A short tribute film will be shown depicting the range of Gibbons extraordinary work and his enduring contributions to design and Art Deco in cinema. The ADG Film Society Series is sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter.  (more...)

ADG Film Society Presents GRAND HOTEL Screening Honoring MGM Legendary Art Director Cedric GibbonsADG Film Society Presents GRAND HOTEL Screening Honoring MGM Legendary Art Director Cedric Gibbons
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

GRAND HOTEL (1932) will launch the Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society's 2018 screening series with a spotlight on CEDRIC GIBBONS, MGM'S Legendary Oscar®-winning Supervising Art Director with a record 11 Academy Awards® and 38 nominations, at the Aero Theatre on Sunday, April 22. Gibbons legendary film honors include Singin' In The Rain (1952), An American In Paris(1951), Pride And Prejudice (1940), The Wizard of Oz (1939) and The Great Ziegfeld (1936). He designed the iconic gold Oscar statuette and influenced the architecture of the majestic movie palaces. The annual 2018 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design,”highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their creative collaborations, is in association with American Cinematheque and sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter.  (more...)

John James to Star in THE MIRACLE WORKERJohn James to Star in THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

???????Golden Globe nominee John James headlines the cast of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). James is best known for playing "Jeff Colby" in the primetime soap Dynasty and its spinoff series The Colbys.   (more...)

Liza Minnelli's CABARET Costume Among 1,000 Pieces Up For AuctionLiza Minnelli's CABARET Costume Among 1,000 Pieces Up For Auction
by Nicole Ciravolo - Feb 15, 2018

Profiles in History, an auction house located in Southern California, announced on Wednesday that Liza Minnelli would be auctioning off more than 1,000 items from her personal collection of items, including items that belonged to her mother, Judy Garland, and her filmmaker father, Vincente Minnelli, in the auction dubbed 'Love, Liza'. The dazzling list of items includes her signature Cabaret costume -- the classic bowler hat, boots, and halter top vest included -- and her Cabaret script, complete with her hand-written annotations. In addition to these, the 'Love, Liza' auction will also include her 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS S'Marvelous! Thru Dec 10BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS S'Marvelous! Thru Dec 10
by Anton Anderssen - Dec 1, 2017

Gershwin talent is inimitable; in 1932, Of Thee I Sing was the first musical to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. George wrote the orchestral piece, An American in Paris, in 1928, inspired by the time he spent in Paris. In 1951, MGM released the musical film An American in Paris. It won Best Picture Oscar. Directed by Vincente Minnelli (Judy Garland's husband), the film featured many tunes of Gershwin, and concluded with an extensive, elaborate dance sequence built around the An American in Paris symphonic poem. The 2015 stage musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS won four Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, a Drama League Award, two Theatre World Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, three Fred and Adele Astaire Awards. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Emotion Pictures: International MelodramaFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama, a historical survey of the genre that boldly endeavors to put emotion on screen in its purest form, December 13, 2017 January 7, 2018. (more...)

NY Public Library's Digital Curatorial Assistant, Stephen Bowie, on Revisiting BAKER STREETNY Public Library's Digital Curatorial Assistant, Stephen Bowie, on Revisiting BAKER STREET
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Oct 31, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Stephen Bowie, Digital Curatorial Assistant of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on Revisiting Baker Street: An Interview with Jerome Coopersmith. (more...)

FSLC Announces Fall/Winter 2017 Repertory and Festivals LineupFSLC Announces Fall/Winter 2017 Repertory and Festivals Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its full lineup of repertory programs and festivals for the 2017 fall/winter season, featuring the second edition of My First Film Fest, a series of five banned films out of the Czech New Wave, and three rich surveys (more...)

FSLC Announces Robert Mitchum Centenary Tribute as NYFF55 RetrospectiveFSLC Announces Robert Mitchum Centenary Tribute as NYFF55 Retrospective
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the Retrospective of the 55th New York Film Festival (September 28 - October 15), a 24-film centenary tribute to the great Robert Mitchum. (more...)

VTA Announces Summer Cool Films SeriesVTA Announces Summer Cool Films Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 2017 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 8-August 28, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films!  Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

VTA Announces Summer Cool Films SeriesVTA Announces Summer Cool Films Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 2017 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 8-August 28, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films!  Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

BWW Review: 'S Wonderful AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour Enchants O.C.BWW Review: 'S Wonderful AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour Enchants O.C.
by Michael L. Quintos - May 1, 2017

Strikingly refined yet pleasingly grounded and altogether delightful, the gorgeous 2015 Broadway musical stage adaptation of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS---inspired by the Academy Award-winning 1951 movie musical of the same name---is a sweepingly lush, dance-centric production that combines the high-brow sophistication of classical ballet with the pure exuberance and emotional highs and lows of musical theater. The resulting hybrid? Absolutely beguiling. The national tour production continues its 'S'wonderful' Orange County debut through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special GuestsMartin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Dominion TheatreBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Dominion Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2017

It's 1945, and Paris is shakily emerging from Nazi occupation - celebrating, yes, with soldiers returning and families reuniting, but also confronting collaborators in their midst and post-war deprivation. Amidst this turmoil, two future lovers meet: an encounter of seismic power. (more...)

MAANCHURIAN CANDIDATE Among Reel 13's March Line UpMAANCHURIAN CANDIDATE Among Reel 13's March Line Up
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Made for Each Other, a beloved 1939 comedy-drama starring James Stewart and Carole Lombard and directed by John Cromwell, is one of several classics featured in the March 2017 lineup of Reel 13. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Etai Benson on Touring, Films and Being AN AMERICAN IN PARISBWW Interview: Actor Etai Benson on Touring, Films and Being AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 17, 2017

Actor Etai Benson sings and dances his way to The Hobby Center this month in Theatre Under the Stars' production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. Today, Benson joins us to talk life on the road, dole out some advice, and explain what it's like playing an American in Paris -- spoiler -- 'S Wonderful'! (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at Durham Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 5, 2017

Based on the 1951 Academy Award-Winning Vincente Minnelli film musical of the same name which was inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin, An American in Paris tells the story of a young American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of World War II. (more...)

SEE IT BIG! Holiday Films Features 14 Classic and Unconventional MoviesSEE IT BIG! Holiday Films Features 14 Classic and Unconventional Movies
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

With a wide selection of great movies by directors including Ingmar Bergman, Joe Dante, John Huston, Stanley Kubrick, Vincente Minnelli, and more, Museum of the Moving Image presents a holiday edition of its popular ongoing series See It Big!, from November 19 through December 24, 2016. The season opens this Today with back-to-back screenings of Tim Burton and Henry Selick's The Nightmare Before Christmas, screening in Dolby Digital 3-D; Barry Levinson's heartfelt, autobiographical Avalon, chronicling generations of a Jewish family in Baltimore; and Hannah and Her Sisters, Woody Allen's funny yet philosophical family dramedy starring Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey, Dianne Wiest, and Michael Caine-with the last two films centered around Thanksgiving meals. (more...)

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