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Diamond Lil - 1949 - Broadway

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Plymouth Theatre

(New York, NY)
236 W. 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2013
Written in 1928 by Mae West, the stage play "Diamond Lil" has laced itself into a position of public awareness once again. Three events in August, that led to whoopee, winks, and ink in The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Brooklyn Courier, etc., lifted the petticoats of petulance from the attitudes of no less than 300 Manhattanites who have missed Mae West.
by Peter James Zielinski - Sep 5, 2008
The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) dedicated its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. The ceremony began at the theatre (261 West 47th Street at 8th Avenue) . MTC previously announced that it was renaming its Broadway home, until now known as the Biltmore Theatre, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008
The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016
FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with The Dirty Blondes will present special talkback events, following their staged reading of Mae West's infamous stage play, SEX, directed by Courtney Laine Self. The readings will take place at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) September 29-October 2 with performances Today through Sunday at 7pm. Tickets ($17) may be purchased in advance at  www.horseTRADE.info .
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009
Lower Manhattan, once known for music and merriment, later for formality and frugality, has finally returned to it roots as the city's newest cabaret hotspot; 'There's a new cabaret supper club in downtown New York that, with luck, may become a regular fixture.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to bring back its steamy cabaret sensation a?" with a holiday twist! Handbag diva Caitlin Jackson* recreates Bette Midler's historic concert at New York's Continental Baths in BETTE: XMAS AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS, playing December 6 a?" 31, 2019 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016
FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with The Dirty Blondes will present special talkback events, following their staged reading of Mae West's infamous stage play, SEX, directed by Courtney Laine Self. The readings will take place at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) September 29-October 2 with performances Thursday through Sunday at 7pm. Tickets ($17) may be purchased in advance at  www.horseTRADE.info .
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2008
A man steals a credential, sneaks into the White House, and while there gets a job working as a volunteer, before becoming a homeless heroin addict, going to prison, and getting clean. Yes it is a true story.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2009
Tickets for the upcoming Broadway return of Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will go on sale via phone and internet this Saturday, September 12, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009
Tickets for the upcoming Broadway return of Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will go on sale via phone and internet this Saturday, September 12, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009
Lower Manhattan, once known for music and merriment, later for formality and frugality, has finally returned to it roots as the city's newest cabaret hotspot; 'There's a new cabaret supper club in downtown New York that, with luck, may become a regular fixture.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013
Written in 1928 by Mae West, the stage play "Diamond Lil" has been called many things including 'critically acclaimed,' 'more sinful than Sodom,' and 'a drama of the underworld.' The seedy underbelly of the old Sixth Ward is well represented here with a cast of actors portraying prostitutes, procurers, sex traffickers, jewel thieves, gigolos, hornswogglers, and con men.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Three Cat Productions presents the world premiere of the The Holiday Radio Show: 1944 at the Chicago Park District's Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater by Granville el stop on Red Line). 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008
A man steals a credential, sneaks into the White House, and while there gets a job working as a volunteer, before becoming a homeless heroin addict, going to prison, and getting clean. Yes it is a true story.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2020
This week's theater stories features the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre! Learn about the theatre's namesake, Bernard B. Jacobs, how this revival of Company is different from the others that have come before it, how Once broke the theatre's box office record and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009
The Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the new stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, returns to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this holiday season for 61 performances only - guaranteeing New York a white Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2005
The Plymouth Theatre and the Royale Theatre, both on 45th St., will be rechristened after two leaders of the Shubert Organization
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011
As the region emerges from a long and difficult winter, Northern Stage taps into the eternal optimism of the American spirit with N. Richard Nash's acclaimed comedy-drama-romance The Rainmaker, on stage from March 16 through April 3 at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2008
Department of 'E' Productions is pleased to announce three industry workshop performances of 'Sex, Drugs, Clinton, & Me,' a new one-man play written and performed by Mike Evans.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014
On Her Shoulders will present a FREE staged reading of SEX by Mae West, directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar on Wednesday, June 18th; doors open at 6:30pm.The Play in Context, which situates the script in its historical time and place, kicks off the evening at 6:45pm with an Introduction by dramaturg Celia Braxton. Running time, including a post-performance Q&A is 2.5 hours. The performance is at The New School, Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street. R.S.V.P to OnHerShouldersReservations@gmail.com
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008
The Tony Awardâ-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) today announced it will rename its Broadway house, the landmarked Biltmore Theatre, the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced its highly anticipated event PROPERTY FROM THE LIFE AND CAREER OF MAE WEST auction, part of the LEGENDARY WOMEN OF HOLLYWOOD two-day extravaganza taking place on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, 2019 at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills and live online at juliensauctions.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009
Universal Record's hottest new international star Margaret Keys will celebrate her triumphant return to New Zealand with a spectacular concert at the Bruce Mason Centre on July 31.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009
KT Sullivan and City Hall Restaurant are set to launch an exciting new 'old time' cabaret venue, Kathleen Downey's Granite Room-'Neath the Sidewalks of New York. Events will be held four successive Thursdays, August 20 and 27, and September 3 and 10.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2009
Universal Record's hottest new international star Margaret Keys will celebrate her triumphant return to New Zealand with a spectacular concert at the Bruce Mason Centre on July 31.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Three Cat Productions presents the world premiere of the music revue Diamond Lil & the Pansy Craze at the Chicago Park District's Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater by Granville el stop on Red Line). 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2012
BroadwayWorld.com has learned details about a recent reading of the Guthrie Theatre's upcoming production of ROMAN HOLIDAY in Minneapolis. Starring in the reading, directed by John Miller-Stephany were Laura Osnes as Princess Ann and John Behlmann as Joe Bradley. They rest of the reading cast featured many of the area's top local talent. We're told that the reading went quite well, and that the song choices, which of course include some of Porter's biggest hits like 'Easy to Love,' 'Begin the Beguine,' 'Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye' and 'Riding High' also included many rarely heard gems that 'fit perfectly into the story.' Also in attendance for the staged reading were book writer Paul Blake and other members of the creative team.
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2013
Bette Midler will be portraying another Hollywood icon after her turn as Sue Mengers in I'LL EAT YOU LAST on Broadway and in LA. According to Deadline, Midler will star in HBO Films' upcoming Mae West biopic, directed by William Friedkin (The Exorcist) from a script by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2008
Following acclaimed engagements in San Francisco, Boston, Detroit, Toronto, Los Angeles and St. Paul, IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, a new stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, will arrive at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway this holiday season - guaranteeing that New York will have a white Christmas! The production is directed by Walter Bobbie with a book by David Ives and choreography by Randy Skinner.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2009
The Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the new stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, returns to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this holiday season for 61 performances only - guaranteeing New York a white Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2009
KT Sullivan and City Hall Restaurant are set to launch an exciting new 'old time' cabaret venue, Kathleen Downey's Granite Room-'Neath the Sidewalks of New York. Events will be held four successive Thursdays, August 20 and 27, and September 3 and 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008
The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2009
The award-winning Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City, CA, adds sizzle to its May headlining roster when regional musical theatre star Shaun Samaro, Television and Broadway star Dean Butler, and Theresa Anne Swain, winner of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2009, make their cabaret debuts at the trendy and immensely popular supper club.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Esteemed roots music veteran David Bromberg, after nearly a half century as a recording artist, is still pushing boundaries, still an iconoclast, still unapologetically unique, as he continues to explore his life's journey via a path that might be considered “asymmetrical.'