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Marvin Hamlisch, Robert Klein & Lucie Arnaz Perform at Bay Street Sept. 13 in 'Playing Our Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

The One Night Only Special Benefit Performance of 'Playing Our Songs' is on Sunday, September 13th at 7 pm with the award-winning Marvin Hamlisch, Robert Klein and Lucie Arnaz. (more...)

Nica Burns And Max Weitzenhoffer Present World Premiere Of TIMING By Alistair McGowan September 30-November 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer present the world premiere of TIMING by Alistair McGowan, directed by Tamara Harvey (more...)

Nica Burns And Max Weitzenhoffer Present The World Premiere Of TIMING By Alistair McGowan September 30-November 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer present the world premiere of TIMING by Alistair McGowan, directed by Tamara Harvey (more...)

La Mirada's STEEL MAGNOLIAS With Rigby & Learned Begins Performances 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment in association with The Welk Resorts Theatre are proud to present the first production of La Mirada Theatre's 2009-2010 season of shows, Cathy Rigby and Michael Learned starring in the funny and moving, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, written by Robert Harling and directed by La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director Brian Kite. STEEL MAGNOLIAS will begin performances on Friday, October 2 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 3) and will run through Sunday, October 18 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada. (more...)

Booth & Pat Kick Off the Launch of Live-Laughs.com 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Comic singers and 2009 MAC Nominees Booth & Pat are featured in the debut episode of DFDTV.com's (www.DFDTV.com) new comedy channel, Live-Laughs.com. The world-premiere of their filmed Rockwood Music Hall performance debuts on September 22nd on www.live-laughs.com, and will also be available to stream-on-demand at any time. (more...)

Nica Burns And Max Weitzenhoffer Present The World Premiere Of TIMING By Alistair McGowan September 30-November 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer present the world premiere of TIMING by Alistair McGowan, directed by Tamara Harvey (more...)

STEEL MAGNOLIAS With Rigby & Learned Set For La Miranda's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment in association with The Welk Resorts Theatre are proud to present the first production of La Mirada Theatre's 2009-2010 season of shows, Cathy Rigby and Michael Learned starring in the funny and moving, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, written by Robert Harling and directed by La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director Brian Kite. STEEL MAGNOLIAS will begin performances on Friday, October 2 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 3) and will run through Sunday, October 18 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada. (more...)

The Breath of Life: Spiced to Perfection, and With Just the Right Blend of Ingredients
by Len Bourret - Sep 19, 2009

The Breath of Life: Spiced to Perfection, and With Just the Right Blend of Ingredients (more...)

Queens Theatre in the Park Announces 2009-2010 Season
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) announces its 2009/2010 season of dance, theatre, classical music, film, and family programming - more than 40 events, including the world premiere of Against the Rising Sea, featuring Tony Award-winning actress Elizabeth Franz; the development of a new musical, Opa! The Musical; and the return of international superstar Eva Ayllón. (more...)

Maurice Hines Holds Auditions And Master Classes In D.C. With Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Star of stage, television and film Maurice Hines makes a special, week long visit to D.C. this October to lead two FREE master classes and hold an open dance audition to kick off work as the choreographer and lead performer in Arena Stage's musical revue Sophisticated Ladies, running April 15 - May 30, 2010 at the Lincoln Theatre. (more...)

Tamzin Outhwaite to Lead Cast in SWEET CHARITY at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Matthew White is to direct Tamzin Outhwaite as Charity Hope Valentine in the Tony Award-winning musical Sweet Charity at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Sweet Charity previews from 21 November with press night on 02 December, and runs until 07 March 2010. The box office opens for general public bookings at noon on Thursday 17 September. With book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields, choreography is by Stephen Mear, set design by Tim Shortall, costume design by Matthew Wright, musical supervision and direction by Nigel Lilley, orchestrations by Chris Walker, lighting by David Howe and sound design by Gareth Owen. (more...)

Marvin Hamlisch, Robert Klein & Lucie Arnaz Perform at Bay Street Sept. 13 in 'Playing Our Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2009

The One Night Only Special Benefit Performance of 'Playing Our Songs' is on Sunday, September 13th at 7 pm with the award-winning Marvin Hamlisch, Robert Klein and Lucie Arnaz. (more...)

Channing, Alexander Star In Westport Country Playhouse's THE BREATH OF LIFE, Runs 9/29-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Jane Alexander and Stockard Channing will appear in Sir David Hare's witty and elegant 'The Breath of Life' at Westport Country Playhouse, September 29 through October 17. Mark Lamos, named artistic director in February 2009 at the historic theater in Westport, Connecticut, will direct. 'The Breath of Life' will be the final production in the Playhouse's six-play 2009 season. (more...)

Tony Roberts Returns to The Royal Family Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2009

Tony Roberts, aged 69, 'took ill' on stage during this past Sunday's matinee of The Royal Family, resulting in the curtain coming down and the cancellation of the rest of the performance. An ambulance was called and Roberts has brought to the hospital, with no further word on his condition at the time. The actor was taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt the last update was that Roberts was in stable condition. (more...)

Izzard, Klein, et al. Venture Behind THE GREEN ROOM DOOR for Upcoming Showtime Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2009

'The Green Room Door', an upcoming new series on Showtime will explore the serious side of being funny as it showcases comics discussing their craft on a weekly panel format in front of an audience. The series will be hosted by Paul Provenza, and is scheduled to air in 2010. (more...)

Nicole Roberts Comments on Her Father's Condition to The NY Times: 'He Experienced A Minor Seizure'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2009

Tony Roberts, aged 69, 'took ill' on stage during this past Sunday's matinee of The Royal Family, resulting in the curtain coming down and the cancellation of the rest of the performance. An ambulance was called and Roberts has brought to the hospital, with no further word on his condition at the time. The actor was taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt the last update was that Roberts was in stable condition. (more...)

UPDATED: Tony Roberts Takes Ill During ROYAL FAMILY Matinee; Understudy to Step In Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

BroadwayWorld.com has just received the sad word that Tony Roberts 'took ill' on stage during today's matinee of The Royal Family, resulting in the curtain coming down and the cancellation of the rest of the performance. An ambulance was called and Roberts has brought to the hospital, with no further word on his condition at this time. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Roberts, his family and to the production. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz and Rex Reed Hold A Conversation At The 92nd Street Y 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009

Tue, Oct 27, 8:15 pm, $27 LUCIE ARNAZ IN CONVERSATION WITH REX REED In conversation with critic and friend Rex Reed, actress/singer/producer Lucie Arnaz reminisces on the legacies of her parents and talks about her own remarkable career. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Simon's 'SONG' Gets Starry Reading, Toronto & Broadway Runs Eyed
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 26, 2009

Current MARY POPPINS star Christian Borle and Sherie Rene Scott led a private industry reading late last week of the musical They're Playing Our Song. (more...)

Neil Simon Praises Next to Normal, Talks Nerves to the NY Times
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Neil Simon gave a wide-ranging interview to the New York Times earlier this week, in which he discusses his nerves about the dual revivals of Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound which are being revived in repertory for the first time since the 1980s when the productions first opened. (more...)

Yale School of Drama to Offers Projection Design Concentration, Fall 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009

Yale School of Drama (James Bundy, Dean; Victoria Nolan, Deputy Dean) will offer a new concentration in Projection Design under Wendall Harrington, within the Design Department (Ming Cho Lee, Stephen Strawbridge, Co-Chairs) beginning in the fall of 2010, the first such course of graduate theatre training in the United States. (more...)

Emanuel Azenberg Guest Stars on American Theatre Wings' 'Downstage Center;' Now Available Via Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2009

The American Theatre Wing has announced that Producer Emanuel Azenberg is the next guest on their popular interview show, 'Downstage Center.' Hosted by American Theatre Wing Executive Director Howard Sherman, 'Downstage Center' features weekly in-depth interviews with the leading artists and professionals working on stage today. Azenberg's interview is available online and as a podcast through iTunes or an RSS feed. Click http://americantheatrewing.org/downstagecenter to listen or subscribe. (more...)

La Mirada's STEEL MAGNOLIAS With Rigby & Learned Begins Performances 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment in association with The Welk Resorts Theatre are proud to present the first production of La Mirada Theatre's 2009-2010 season of shows, Cathy Rigby and Michael Learned starring in the funny and moving, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, written by Robert Harling and directed by La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director Brian Kite. STEEL MAGNOLIAS will begin performances on Friday, October 2 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 3) and will run through Sunday, October 18 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz and Rex Reed Hold A Conversation At The 92nd Street Y 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

Tue, Oct 27, 8:15 pm, $27 LUCIE ARNAZ IN CONVERSATION WITH REX REED In conversation with critic and friend Rex Reed, actress/singer/producer Lucie Arnaz reminisces on the legacies of her parents and talks about her own remarkable career. (more...)

Bobby Crush Stars In LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN From 10/13 Thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

Chris Davis for Norwell Lapley in assocation with That's Entertainment Productions presents Bobby Crush in LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN, written and directed by Julian Woolford. (more...)

Bobby Crush Stars In LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN From 10/13 Thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

Chris Davis for Norwell Lapley in assocation with That's Entertainment Productions presents Bobby Crush in LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN, written and directed by Julian Woolford. (more...)

Abraham, Channing, Garner, Hutton, Knight, and Wendt to Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/22-12/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

An award-winning cast, including Academy Award winners F. Murray Abraham and Timothy Hutton, Emmy Award winners and Academy Award nominees James Garner and Stockard Channing and popular character actors Wayne Knight ('Seinfeld') and George Wendt ('Cheers,' Second City) will bring Charles Dickens' beloved tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his visit from the three Ghosts of Christmas to life on the stage of Chicago's Civic Opera House from Dec. 22- 27. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Comes To The Rrazz Room 12/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, brings her new show to the Rrazz Room, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, SF, December 8-13. Tickets are $45-50 and can be purchased at www.therrazzroom.com, or directly through www.ticketweb.com or 866 468 3399. (more...)

Bobby Crush Stars In LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN From 10/13 Thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

Chris Davis for Norwell Lapley in assocation with That's Entertainment Productions presents Bobby Crush in LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN, written and directed by Julian Woolford. (more...)

John Hillner Joins Cast of PERFECT CRIME, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

John Hillner, who starred on Broadway as Georges in the Tony Award-winning 2004 revival of La Cages Aux Folles, will join the cast of Perfect Crime, the longest-running play in New York history, on Monday, November 23, 2009. He assumes the role of Harrison Brent and replaces Randy Kovitz, who will play his final performance on Sunday, November 22. (more...)

Burke Replaces 'Burke' as Captain Von Trapp in Toronto's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009

Producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian and David Mirvish have welcomed Simon Burke to their Toronto production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Burke, a versatile star of stage and screen originally from Australia but with a large body of work in the U.K., will take over the role of Captain von Trapp, having played the role in the West End London production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, opposite the 'Marias' of Connie Fisher and Summer Strallen. (more...)

John Hillner Joins Cast of PERFECT CRIME, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

John Hillner, who starred on Broadway as Georges in the Tony Award-winning 2004 revival of La Cages Aux Folles, will join the cast of Perfect Crime, the longest-running play in New York history, on Monday, November 23, 2009. He assumes the role of Harrison Brent and replaces Randy Kovitz, who will play his final performance on Sunday, November 22. (more...)

Bobby Crush Stars In LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN From 10/13 Thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Chris Davis for Norwell Lapley in assocation with That's Entertainment Productions presents Bobby Crush in LIBERACE LIVE FROM HEAVEN, written and directed by Julian Woolford. (more...)

Comedy Works South at the Landmark Announces Upcoming Show Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Jim Jefferies January 7 - 10 Thursday 7:30pm $18 Friday 7:30 & 9:30pm $26 Saturday 7:00 & 9:30pm $26 Sunday 7:00pm $18 Australian born Jim Jefferies is a headline performer throughout the world. (more...)

Arnas, Jenkins, Naughton, Esparza & More Lead 92nd Street Y's 2010 Lyrics & Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

The 92nd Street Y has announced casting for the 2010 season of Lyrics & Lyricists. Lucie Arnaz, Debby Boone, Capathia Jenkins, James Naughton and Raúl Esparza are among the performers who will present the music of the Desi Arnaz Orchestra, Johnny Burke and Hoagy Carmichael. The season also includes a night of songs made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and one devoted to the art of the satirical song, featuring works by Tom Lehrer, 'Yip' Harburg, Stephen Sondheim and others. The season is curated by series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer, and a line-up of guest artistic directors - Lucie Arnaz, Daryl Sherman, Rob Fisher, and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Marvin Hamlisch Talks 'The Informant' and his Return to Film Scoring with Variety
by Movies News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

Marvin Hamlisch, composer extraordinaire of A Chorus Line fame, first achieved success composing for the big screen, winning Oscars for his work in The Way We Were and The Sting back in the 1970's. For the first time in over a decade, he has returned to cinematic roots, composing the score for Steven Soderbergh's The Informant, starring Matt Damon, in a big splashy way. (more...)

NY Philharmonic's Star Studded SONDHEIM: THE BIRTHDAY CONCERT to Feature LuPone, Peters, Cerveris, Patinkin, McDonald, and More, 3/15 & 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

The New York Philharmonic will present SONDHEIM: The Birthday Concert on March 15 and Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. This celebration of the 80th birthday of the great Broadway and film composer/lyricist will include his most enduring orchestral music and songs - performed, in some cases, by the stars of the original Broadway cast productions - in addition to rarely-heard material. Joining the celebration will be (in alphabetical order) Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Jason Danieley, Nathan Gunn, George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, and others to be announced, including surprise guests. Paul Gemignani, Mr. Sondheim's longtime collaborator, will conduct the New York Philharmonic; Lonny Price is the director; and Mr. Price and Matt Cowart are the producers. (more...)

Larry Blank Conducts Johnny Mercer Tribute for BBC, November 13; Streamed Live Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

As part of an international celebration of what would be Johnny Mercer's 100th birthday next week, Larry Blank will be conducting a Johnny Mercer Tribute for the BBC's long running Friday Night Is Music Night programme at 7:30 PM London Time, 2:30 PM EST. The concert, which will be broadcast live on the internet in real time, features an overture written by Blank in addition to Johnny Mercer standards such as Moon River and Days of Wine and Roses with the BBC Concert orchestra and singers, Ruthie Henshall, Sally Ann Triplett, Nigel Harman and Curtis Stigers. (more...)

Larry Blank Conducts Johnny Mercer Tribute for BBC, November 13; Streamed Live Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

As part of an international celebration of what would be Johnny Mercer's 100th birthday next week, Larry Blank will be conducting a Johnny Mercer Tribute for the BBC's long running Friday Night Is Music Night programme at 7:30 PM London Time, 2:30 PM EST. The concert, which will be broadcast live on the internet in real time, features an overture written by Blank in addition to Johnny Mercer standards such as Moon River and Days of Wine and Roses with the BBC Concert orchestra and singers, Ruthie Henshall, Sally Ann Triplett, Nigel Harman and Curtis Stigers. (more...)

'THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS' To Offer Discount Priced Preview Tickets Starting 8/7, Rehearsals Begin 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2009

Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 7 for THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS, new productions of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and BROADWAY BOUND. Specially priced preview tickets for $50-$35 (not including Saturday evening performances) will be available for both plays if ordered by September 6. Regular priced tickets are $100-$65. Tickets will be available at www.Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Bay Street Offers Target Two-fers For DAMES AT SEA, Presents Hamlisch, Klein, Arnaz In 'Playing Our Songs' 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2009

The days of summer are numbered, but the pace is not slowing down at Bay Street! This weekend marks the last chance to see the musical the New York Times calls 'A joyous sendup bursting with can-do spirit.' (more...)

The Nederlander Theatre Box Office Opens Today For THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2009

The Nederlander Theatre box office opens today, August 31 at 10:00 AM for THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS, the first Broadway revivals of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and BROADWAY BOUND. The box office will be open Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The Nederlander Theatre is located at 208 West 41st Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (more...)

Broadway, Hollywood and Television Entertainer Lorna Luft Performs At The Rrazz Room August 25-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

Singer, actor, producer, author and all around entertainer, Lorna Luft , comes to The Rrazz Room at The Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, San Francisco CA. for six shows of 'An Intimate Evening with Lorna Luft,' Aug 25-30. (more...)

The Nederlander Theatre Box Office Opens For THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS August 31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2009

The Nederlander Theatre box office opens Monday, August 31 at 10:00 AM for THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS, the first Broadway revivals of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and BROADWAY BOUND. The box office will be open Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The Nederlander Theatre is located at 208 West 41st Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (more...)

Channing, Alexander Star In Westport Country Playhouse's THE BREATH OF LIFE, Runs 9/29-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2009

Jane Alexander and Stockard Channing will appear in Sir David Hare's witty and elegant 'The Breath of Life' at Westport Country Playhouse, September 29 through October 17. Mark Lamos, named artistic director in February 2009 at the historic theater in Westport, Connecticut, will direct. 'The Breath of Life' will be the final production in the Playhouse's six-play 2009 season. (more...)

Broadway, Hollywood and Television Entertainer Lorna Luft Performs At The Rrazz Room August 25-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

Singer, actor, producer, author and all around entertainer, Lorna Luft , comes to The Rrazz Room at The Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, San Francisco CA. for six shows of 'An Intimate Evening with Lorna Luft,' Aug 25-30. (more...)

Broadway, Hollywood and Television Entertainer Lorna Luft Performs At The Rrazz Room August 25-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

Singer, actor, producer, author and all around entertainer, Lorna Luft , comes to The Rrazz Room at The Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, San Francisco CA. for six shows of 'An Intimate Evening with Lorna Luft,' Aug 25-30. (more...)

Broadway's THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS Launch Official Website
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2009

The website for THE NEIL SIMON PLAYS, the Broadway revivals of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and BROADWAY BOUND, is now live at www.TheNeilSimonPlays.com. (more...)

Broadway, Hollywood and Television Entertainer Lorna Luft Performs At The Rrazz Room August 25-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2009

Singer, actor, producer, author and all around entertainer, Lorna Luft , comes to The Rrazz Room at The Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, San Francisco CA. for six shows of 'An Intimate Evening with Lorna Luft,' Aug 25-30. (more...)

Booth Daniels And Patrick Frankfort Make Their Rockwood Music Hall Debut 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009

Comic singers and 2009 MAC Nominees Booth Daniels and Patrick Frankfort make their Rockwood Music Hall debut with their hilarious duo act on August 17th at 11PM. (more...)

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