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Walter Bobbie News

 
Date Of Birth:
November 18, 1945 (75)
Bio:
Walter Bobbie won the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards as director of the international hit Chicago which and has become the longest-running revival in Broadway history. Recent directing includes David Ives's New Jerusalem, Venus in Fur, and The School for Lies, all at Classic Stage ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 18, 1945 (75)

Bio:
Walter Bobbie won the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards as director of the international hit Chicago which and has become the longest-running revival in Broadway history. Recent directing includes David Ives's New Jerusalem, Venus in Fur, and The School for Lies, all at Classic Stage ... (read complete bio)
CHICAGO Will Celebrate its 24th Anniversary On NBC's ONE NIGHT ONLY Special Photo CHICAGO Will Celebrate its 24th Anniversary On NBC's ONE NIGHT ONLY Special
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020

Cast members from the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago recently reunited for a special performance for NBC's eagerly anticipated “One Night Only: The Best of Broadway” special airing tomorrow, December 10th at 8PM ET.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 14- CHICAGO Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 14- CHICAGO Returns to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2020

On this day in 1996, Broadway welcomed a razzle dazzle Broadway revival of Chicago!

Stage Veteran Terrence Clowe Steps Into Feminist Icon Biopic THE GLORIAS Photo Stage Veteran Terrence Clowe Steps Into Feminist Icon Biopic THE GLORIAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Terrence Clowe is a stage veteran having performed in some of the most familiar shows around the world. Currently, as theaters sit dark, the always-working-performer now emerging on-screen in the original Gloria Steinhem biopic, THE GLORIAS, helmed by visionary director Julie Taymor.

Broadway Rewind: ZORBA Returns to the Stage with Encores! Photo Broadway Rewind: ZORBA Returns to the Stage with Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015 for the Encores! revival of Zorba!, which opened on May 6 and ran for seven performances.

Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR Photo Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Bright Star arrived on Broadway. The musical opened on March 24 at the Cort Theatre, where it ran for 109 performances.

Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee Tonight Photo Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

Tonight's episode of Richard Skipper Celebrates... will feature Anastasia Barzee! Hosted by Richard Skipper, the virtual event will stream live through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook and YouTube. Tune in on August 31, 5 PM ET/2PM PT.

Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee Monday, August 31 Photo Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee Monday, August 31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

This Monday, Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee! Streaming LIVE through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook and Youtube. 

Live Source Theatre Group Announces New Short Film Series LIVE SOURCE FILMS Photo Live Source Theatre Group Announces New Short Film Series LIVE SOURCE FILMS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Live Source Theatre Group has announced the formation of Live Source FILMS, a new program to support theatre artists in the development and production of short filmmaking during the time of COVID-19.

BWW Interview: Kerry O'Malley SINGing HAPPY Again With Kritzerland Photo BWW Interview: Kerry O'Malley SINGing HAPPY Again With Kritzerland
by Gil Kaan - Aug 7, 2020

Kritzerland will present its 108th show SING HAPPY! THE SONGS OF KANDER & EBB as a benefit for Group Rep this Sunday August 9, 2020 at 5p PST via their Facebook and YouTube pages. This tribute to legendary composers John Kander and Fred Ebb (hosted by its incomparably witty producer Bruce Kimmel and co-produced by Doug Haverty) will feature Brent Barrett, Debbie Gravitte, Peyton Kirkner, Karen Mason, Kerry O'Malley, Hartley Powers, Jennifer Simard, Sami Staitman, Adrienne Stiefel, Robert Yacko and Karen Ziemba. got the chance to ask of few queries of Kerry, who in Kritzerland #107 performed a show-stopping duet with herself in a tongue-twisting, speed-singing 'All For The Best' from GODSPELL. Simply brilliant!

CHICAGO Will Embark on 2021 UK Tour Photo CHICAGO Will Embark on 2021 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020

Chicago will embark on a 2021 UK tour, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on 12 March 2021.

BWW Review: SEE THE NANCE, ACT ONE, HAMILTON, ALLEGIANCE, AND PRIDE SPECTACULAR CONCE Photo BWW Review: SEE THE NANCE, ACT ONE, HAMILTON, ALLEGIANCE, AND PRIDE SPECTACULAR CONCERT, BUT NOT SHOWS at Cleveland And National Venues
by Roy Berko - May 16, 2020

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Hot Honey Rag' From CHICAGO Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Hot Honey Rag' From CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!

The London Premiere of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Has Been Postponed Photo The London Premiere of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Has Been Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Producers today announced that the London premiere of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning Best Play comedy, 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike', due to start previews at Charing Cross Theatre on Saturday 21 March will not now go ahead as planned.

Photo Flash: New Images From CHICAGO National Tour Photo Photo Flash: New Images From CHICAGO National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

CHICAGO is BACK ON TOUR and its PURE ENTERTAINMENT!  With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history -- and it still shows no sign of ever slowing down!

The Old Globe Announces 2020 Classical Directing Fellowship Photo The Old Globe Announces 2020 Classical Directing Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

The Old Globe has announced the 2020 Classical Directing Fellowships, a program of the Karen and Stuart Tanz Fellowships at The Old Globe, led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, a leading Shakespearean scholar, author, and director.

Meet the Cast of DIANA - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of DIANA - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

DIANA is officially in previews on Broadway! Tony Award®-winning director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) bring us face-to-face with one of the 20th century's most compelling figures in this landmark musical event, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath, choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine, and Diana's iconic style reimagined by six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long.

Joe Iconis Musical PUNK ROCK GIRL Will Premiere at the Argyle Theatre; Full 2020-21 S Photo Joe Iconis Musical PUNK ROCK GIRL Will Premiere at the Argyle Theatre; Full 2020-21 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Long Island's Argyle Theatre has announced its 2020-21 season! The season will include the world premiere of new Joe Iconis musical, Punk Rock Girl September 10 a?" October 25, 2020.

Final Casting Announced For The London Premiere Of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIK Photo Final Casting Announced For The London Premiere Of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Final casting is announced for the London premiere of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning Best Play comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Walter Bobbie (Tony award winner for 'Chicago').

Photo Flash: Brooke Shields And More Drop By Bucks County Playhouse Benefit Readings Photo Photo Flash: Brooke Shields And More Drop By Bucks County Playhouse Benefit Readings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

A sold out crowd at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA enjoyed a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” this past Wednesday, February 5. Marsha Mason directed the reading. A reception with the cast was held at The Deck Restaurant and Bar at the Playhouse.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME and More to be Performed in 42nd Street Moon's 2020-2021 S Photo A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME and More to be Performed in 42nd Street Moon's 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).

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