Latest Bebe Neuwirth Stories

2009-07-23 12:34:59

The Addams Family, a new stage musical starring Bebe Neuwirth and Nathan Lane, is scheduled to open on Broadway next April, show representatives said. Based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the musical is set to open April 8 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in Manhattan. Previews are to begin March 4, following a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago, which begins Nov. 13. Neuwirth and...

2009-05-05 15:25:42

Bebe Neuwirth's publicist says the U.S. actress has married Chris Calkins, founder of Napa Valley's Destino vineyard. People.com reported the couple exchanged vows in front of about 80 guests at the Players Club in Manhattan's Gramercy Park. Actor Peter Coyote officiated the Buddhist/Christian ceremony, Neuwirth's representative told the magazine's Web site, adding the newlyweds are now on their honeymoon. Neuwirth has won Tony Awards for her work in the Broadway revivals of the musicals...

2008-12-01 02:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeshore Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Pictures have revealed the teaching staff for FAME, a reinvention of the Oscar(R)-winning film to be directed by Kevin Tancharoen. Megan Mullally, Kelsey Grammer, Charles S. Dutton, Bebe Neuwirth and Debbie Allen will appear as instructors and supervisors at the prestigious New York City High School of Performing Arts. The joint announcement was made today by producer Tom Rosenberg, chairman & CEO...

2008-12-01 09:13:16

Megan Mullally, Kelsey Grammer and Bebe Neuwirth have signed on to play faculty in the upcoming remake of the New York-set film Fame, producers said. Mullally is best known for her work on TV's Will & Grace. Grammer and Neuwirth played married psychiatrists Frasier and Lilith Crane in the sit-com Cheers. Debbie Allen, who starred as dance teacher Lydia Grant in the 1980 original, as well as in the subsequent series of the same name, has also joined the cast of the remake as Principal...

2008-06-26 12:02:51

U.S. stage and television actress Bebe Neuwirth reportedly is set to play Morticia in a new $10 million Broadway musical version of The Addams Family. Neuwirth played Lilith Sternin Crane on the TV sit-coms Cheers and Frasier, and has starred in the Broadway revivals of Chicago, Damn Yankees and Sweet Charity. The New York Post said Nathan Lane of The Producers fame has been offered the role of Gomez in the new Addams Family show inspired by Charles Addams' cartoons and sketches about an...

2006-03-12 11:46:34

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Find a movie director with a great script and "Batman" star Michael Keaton is willing to work for $100 a day. That is what Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. and Bebe Neuwirth were paid for the movie "Game 6," which opened on Friday in two Manhattan theaters and moves to the West Coast in coming weeks. Based on a screenplay by novelist Don DeLillo and directed by Michael Hoffman, it cost less than $1 million to film, even though it was shot in pricey...

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