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Based on the book W.C. Fields, His Follies and Fortunes by Robert Lewis Taylor

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Westbury Music Fair


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by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2019
Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals. LaVette is an interpreter of the highest order. Whether the song originated as country, rock, pop, or blues, when she gets through with it, it is pure R&B. She gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric. To quote the late, great George Jones: 'Bettye is truly a 'singer's singer.''
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2019
BRIC is pleased to announce a free concert by iconic R&B songstress Bettye LaVette on Saturday, October 19 at 3PM, co-presented by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) at The Plaza at 300 Ashland, to kick off the 2019 BRIC JazzFest. The announcement completes the programming for the fifth edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, which continues the 41st season for the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn. The Festival takes place over the course of a week (October 19-26) and continues to be what the New Yorker calls a a?oeproudly eclectic gathering [that] remains unbounded by convention.a?? This year's edition will feature concerts, film, poetry, and conversation, culminating in a three-day music marathon, with performances taking place simultaneously in the various spaces comprising BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn).
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019
Singer-songwriter Juliet Simmons Dinallo takes the next leap in her ever-expanding career with the stunning country-soul ballad 'You Got Nothing on Me,' featuring Nashville's legendary McCrary Sisters on harmony vocals.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021
As the culmination of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2021–22 season-opening weekend, the orchestra presents a special BSO/Boston Pops community concert under the direction of Andris Nelsons, Thomas Wilkins, John Williams, and Keith Lockhart (in order of appearance) on Sunday, October 3, at 3 p.m., at Symphony Hall in Boston.
by Sean Fallon - Sep 23, 2019
On Saturday, September 21, I had the pleasure of seeing Neil Simon's THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL as put on by the Castle Craig Players at the Almira F. Stephan Memorial Playhouse, in Meriden, CT.  This hilarious comedy is directed by Pam Amodio and features a highly talented cast of three who gel together wonderfully with each other.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2019
Singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel will return to the Café Carlyle for her seventh engagement, October 1-5. Reviewing a previous residency at the legendary cabaret, The New York Times called Joel, daughter of music legend Billy Joel and supermodel Christie Brinkley, a?oea singer following her own heart.a?? Joel, who recently exuded characteristic warmth, humor, and musicality in the 2018 documentary Always at the Carlyle, will sing a mix of original songs, Broadway numbers anda?"alwaysa?"a tune from her dad and one from Ray Charles. a?oePeople don't know this, but my middle name is after my dad's favorite singer, Ray Charles, so I always pay homage,a?? she explains.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021
Proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Southern Theatre opened on September 21, 1896, as a “modern,” jewel box-style opera house, offering performances from some of the greatest names of the theatrical world and a new genre called Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The New Amsterdam Theatre! Learn about the history of The Ziegfeld Follies, the ghost of a showgirl that haunts the theater, the impact of The Lion King, and more!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021
Actor/director Frank Ferrante returns to his internationally heralded stage performance for one night only in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO on Tuesday, October 26 at the Spiegeltent ZaZou, located on the 14th floor of the Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop (32 W. Randolph Street).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
Actor, presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Ore Oduba (Curtains / Grease) who has been delighting audiences and receiving rave reviews as Brad Majors, will continue to don his fishnets as he extends his role in Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2020
Kiln Theatre today launch their inaugural Young Writers Programme, a six-week course for those aged 18-25 in Brent to develop their writing skills for live performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2021
Excited for FUNNY GIRL's return to Broadway? We've got casting news today about Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch and Jared Grimes joining the cast for the first Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 22, 2019
On December 3, 2019, the Colorado Music Hall of Fame presented by Comfort Dental will host the inductions of '70s rock/fusion guitarist Tommy Bolin; award-winning blues pioneer Otis Taylor; Zephyr and its dynamic lead singer, Candy Givens; Colorado legends Freddi & Henchi, a?oeThe Crown Princes of Funk;a?? legendary concert promoter Tony Spicola; and Colorado music journalist Wendy a?oeRock & Rolla?? Kale.
by Cary Ginell - Oct 11, 2019
In Part 2 of our interview with Adam Pascal, Adam talks about two traumatic Broadway experiences: going on with 'Rent' right after the sudden death of Jonathan Larson and having to do 'Aida' two days after the 9/11 tragedies.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020
This critically-acclaimed new production is now back by huge public demand and will tour the UK from March to October 2021. Tickets are on sale from 12.00pm on Friday 6 November. Casting will be announced soon.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2021
Ending a year-long hiatus, the Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band debuts its fall performance and marks the musical family's 'Silver Anniversary' 25th season! The company has been eager to refocus on community music making and are excited to finally share that joy with audience again.
by Gil Kaan - Nov 28, 2021
The very in-demand cabaret artist Sharon McNight will bring her strong vocals and hysterically outrageous irreverence to Feinstein’s At Vitello’s December 9th in SHARON McNIGHT: BETWEEN HOLIDAZE, with musical direction from John Boswell.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2019
THE NEW YORKER NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG presents a new show that sheds light on Harlem's gay underground: Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Songs from Gay Harlem
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021
The acclaimed Judy & Liza Musical will bring the real-life story of mother and daughter stars Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli to audiences to venues across the North West in the coming weeks. It tells the turbulent tale of two of Hollywood’s biggest female stars, set against the backdrop of their infamous 1964 London Palladium concert.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021
Featuring a range of artforms and practitioners, the programme represents the culmination of months of planning and preparation. Alongside the live work, McGrath has announced a permanent addition to the Fuel rosta - Fuel Digital. A place where digital streams of new and existing work are presented through Fuel's own web platform. 
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022
Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater will celebrate 15 years of Summer Classic Movies when the annual series begins June 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic 1925 auditorium. Enjoy classic movies in the beautifully restored historic theater Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. June through August. Tickets for each film are just $8 and are on sale now. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx. You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.
by Marianka Swain - Mar 28, 2022
Back to the Future: The Musical is set to rewrite theatre history! The hit show is now playing at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
Constellations: Fate, Love, and the Power of Theatre. The Lambs hosts a discussion of the play 'Constellations' by Nick Payne, the Tony nominated Broadway romantic comedy. A revival of the show will run from April 6 through April 24 at The Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, New York NY 10012).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022
Music Director Carl St.Clair and President John Forsyte today announced programming for Pacific Symphony’s 2022-23 season.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2021
Royal Opera House celebrates International Women's Day this month with several events. Check out the lineup.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Cluedo, a new stage play based on the classic Hasbro detective board game loved by generations and the hit 1985 Paramount film CLUE, is to tour the UK between January and July 2022. The play is written by Sandy Rustin with additional materials by Hunter Foster and Eric Price and for the UK production, Mark Bell.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Jay Leonhardt and John Weber Duo, Remy LeBeouf Assembly of Shadows Orchestra and more. Birdland Theater will present Tony DeSare, Maurizio Spista Organ Trio and more.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 1, 2021
Throughout the summer Larkin Poe will make stops at venues and iconic festivals like Bonnaroo, BeachLife, Treefort, Roots N Blues, and Shaky Knees.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021
Tickets go on priority sale at 8.00am on 19 July 2021 for both ATG TheatreCard Members and Underbelly Full Fat Members and at 12.00noon for those who have signed up for priority booking. Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2021
On January 1, 2021, otherwise known as Public Domain day, copyrights for classic work from literary and musical luminaries from 1925 expired, making the titles free from licensing and available for adaptation for dramatists and creatives. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the divine comedy An Act of God, February 13 - March 8, with previews February 11 and 12. Due to a large advance, and the increasingly popularity of the Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series, An Act of God is adding a week of performances, which was originally scheduled to close on March 1.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2020
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021
Mosaic Records has announced the April 10, 2021 release of The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia & RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946 - 66, a 7-CD boxed set that will take listeners into the studio with Armstrong in a way never previously imaginable.
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 6, 2022
Award-winning actor/director/playwright and longtime Sierra Madrean, Frank Ferrante, recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast-paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs including 'Hooray For Captain Spalding,' and 'Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.' The audience literally becomes part of the show as Ferrante ad-libs his way throughout the performance in grand Groucho style.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2021
Paul-Ryan Carberry, Artistic Director of Iris Theatre, today announces Seed Commission Scheme for 2021, a program supporting five early-career artists or companies to develop and present a piece of work as part of Iris Theatre's Outdoor Summer Festival 2021, which runs in the heart of Covent Garden, June – August 2021. Full dates and programme to be announced in due course.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020
Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante brings his acclaimed portrayal of Groucho Marx to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm. Tickets for An Evening with Groucho are $29-$59.
by Herbert Paine - Feb 25, 2022
Mariette Hartley and Jerry Sroka sparkle in OUR ALMOST COMPLETELY TRUE STORY, a sterling account of their love story, told with humor and poignancy. One of the features to be screened at this year's Sedona International Film Festival on Saturday, February 26th at the Sedona Performing Arts Center.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022
For one show only, Frank Ferrante will perform his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in Frank Ferrante's Groucho.
by Michael Dale - Feb 23, 2020
Count this reviewer among those who, contrary to conventional musical theatre wisdom, never thought there was anything horribly wrong with Michael Stewart's original book for MACK & MABEL, the big, splashy 1974 musical about silent movie director Mack Sennett and the star he discovered, Mabel Normand.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 17, 2020
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 11, 2020
The B.B. King Blues Band are thrilled to announce their new partnership with The B.B. King Estate. This joint venture now finds the two forces working together to bring the world The B.B. King Experience, the band's new working name. In addition to the upcoming world tour (dates listed below), the single 'Rock Me Baby' featuring George Benson, Tito Jackson and Claudette King will be released this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021
Sugar Ray by Laurence Holder will have its theatrical premiere January 6 to 23, 2022 at Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, presented by 24 Bond Arts Center in association with Faith Steps Productions and performed by AUDELCO-winner Reginald L. Wilson.  The theater's playing area will be transformed into a boxing ring for the production.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021
Luther has shared stages with many greats, including The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, and Johnny Winter. He also has a cameo in the original “Blues Brothers” movie playing backup for John Lee Hooker.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2020
Following the success of the Coronavirus Time Capsule project which saw 20 young people creating a video record of their lockdown experiences, Horsecross Arts has developed three online performance projects for its youth groups to take part in this autumn.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved, Evita, September 19 through October 13, with previews on September 17 and 18. This show has tangoed its way into audience's hearts around the world for the past 41 years and continues to be relevant and impactful today.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2021
For the first time in its 136-year history, the one-and-only Boston Pops, under the direction of Keith Lockhart, is presenting its spring season completely online, bringing the style and energy cherished by audiences at its live concerts at Symphony Hall to an online season filled with a wide-ranging spectrum of musical offerings.

W.C. Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of W.C. have their been?
W.C. has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1971.

What productions of W.C. have their been?
W.C. has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1971.

What is the order of songs in W.C. and what's the order?
The Chickadee Girls
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Never Trust Anyone Under Three
Fifty Years of Laughter
I'll Follow My Star
Why Do Women Always Choose the Wrong Man?
You Could
Being a Pal
I'll Still Be Here
You've Gotta Leave Them
The Greatest Comic of Them All
The Old Days
You Come First
I'm Through with Men
Serenade
Bring on the Booze
Love Can Get You Down
There's a Little Boy in Every Man
I Knew It All the Time
Philadelphia 1890
Don't Leave Me
Where Is This Man?
I'm a Two Way Woman
A Woman's Touch
Credo of Misanthropy
The Juggler