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Date of Birth: June 09, 1961 (54)
Birth Place: Scarsdale, NY, USA
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WAKE UP with BWW 2/11/2016 - SMART PEOPLE, Birbiglia Off-Broadway, MOTOWN in London and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/11/2016 - SMART PEOPLE, Birbiglia Off-Broadway, MOTOWN in London and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 11, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SMART PEOPLE and Mike Birbiglia bow off-Broadway, MOTOWN heads to London and more! (more...)

Five Facts You Might Not Know About Harper Lee and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDFive Facts You Might Not Know About Harper Lee and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Michael Dale - Feb 10, 2016

Broadway is buzzing today with news of a new stage adaptation of one of America's greatest novels. (more...)

CABARET, SISTER ACT & More on Tap for Hillbarn Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonCABARET, SISTER ACT & More on Tap for Hillbarn Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The seven-production season includes the fabulously fun LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, Aaron Sorkin's award-winning drama A FEW GOOD MEN, Stephen Adly Guirgis' dark comedy THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, the magical family musical MARY POPPINS, the Kander and Ebb masterpiece CABARET, Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning farce RUMORS and the smash-hit musical comedy SISTER ACT! (more...)

Breaking News: Aaron Sorkin to Write New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Coming to BroadwayBreaking News: Aaron Sorkin to Write New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Coming to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin has announced plans to bring Harper Lee's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Broadway for the 2017-2018 season. Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin will write a new stage adaptation of Lee's novel, and the production will be directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama to Stage PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens This MonthSyracuse University Department of Drama to Stage PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Syracuse University's Department of Drama tackles the volatile combination of adolescence and anxiety in Simon Stephens' 2009 play Punk Rock. Directed by Robert Moss, this production from one of Britain's most celebrated contemporary playwrights runs at the Storch Theatre February 19-28, 2016 in the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex. Opening night performance is Saturday, February 20 at 8 p.m. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/28/2016 - SOJOURNERS, RED PAVILIONS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/28/2016 - SOJOURNERS, RED PAVILIONS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 28, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SOJOURNERS and 'RED PAVILIONS' open off-Broadway! (more...)

LMU School of Film and Television Sets THE HOLLYWOOD MASTERS Season 5LMU School of Film and Television Sets THE HOLLYWOOD MASTERS Season 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television is pleased to announce the return of The Hollywood Masters, starting January 29 with writer-director-producer George Miller (The Road Warrior, Happy Feet, Mad Max: Fury Road). (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway RoundtableGeorge Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

KING AND I, SPRING AWAKENING Among 31st Annual Artios Award WinnersKING AND I, SPRING AWAKENING Among 31st Annual Artios Award Winners
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has named its winners for the 31st Annual Artios Awards, which took place tonight in both Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton and in New York City at The Hard Rock Cafe. (more...)

STEVE JOBS Comes to Digital HD, Blu-ray, DVD & On Demand This FebruarySTEVE JOBS Comes to Digital HD, Blu-ray, DVD & On Demand This February
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

An intimate and revealing portrait of one of the chief architects of the digital age, Steve Jobs is coming to Digital HD on February 2, 2016, and Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on February 16, 2016 (more...)

CAROL Among Winners of Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association Dorian AwardsCAROL Among Winners of Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association Dorian Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA.org • Facebook • Twitter), comprised of over 130 professional critics and entertainment journalists nationwide, today released its choices for the best in movies and television of 2015. (more...)

Tony Winner Johnny Gallagher Releases Debut LP 'Six Day Hurricane' TodayTony Winner Johnny Gallagher Releases Debut LP 'Six Day Hurricane' Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Six Day Hurricane is the debut full length from Tony Award winner Johnny Gallagher. Released today via Rockwood Music Hall Recordings, the album serves as an introductory snapshot to the abundant talent the artist has to offer. (more...)

BWW Column: Oscar Nominations Maintain Status Quo, but I've Still Got ThoughtsBWW Column: Oscar Nominations Maintain Status Quo, but I've Still Got Thoughts
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 14, 2016

Happy holidays movie nerds! Nominations were announced for the 88th Annual Academy Awards this morning, and while I don't believe that there were any glaring, outrage-inducing snubs, I am going to go through the major categories and share some knee-jerk reactions. As is often the case for those of us that follow movie releases and award shows closely, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences didn't throw too many curveballs in this year's nominations, which means that there are a lot of people that have seen many of the nominees in the major categories. In fact, the Best Picture nominees have pulled in almost $602 million at the domestic box office, a pretty big number, considering half of them were released in the last two months and had to contend with the behemoth that is STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. (more...)

2016 Dorian Award Nominees Announced2016 Dorian Award Nominees Announced
by Marakay Rogers - Jan 13, 2016

GALECA has announced the film and television nominees for its 2016 Dorian Awards. (more...)

Lily Nicksay and Erik Odom to Reunite in Rubicon Theatre's SEE ROCK CITY This WinterLily Nicksay and Erik Odom to Reunite in Rubicon Theatre's SEE ROCK CITY This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Appalachian love story of May and Raleigh continues as Rubicon Theatre Company presents SEE ROCK CITY by Arlene Hutton, running January 27 through February 14, 2016, in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. (more...)

Photo Flash: Denzel, Lady Gaga & More Nab Prizes at 73rd ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBESPhoto Flash: Denzel, Lady Gaga & More Nab Prizes at 73rd ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The 2016 awards season officially began last night with the Golden Globes, honoring excellence in film and television. The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, aired Sunday, January 10, 2016, LIVE from the Beverly Hilton Hotel inBeverly Hills, CA. (more...)

Lady Gaga, Denzel Washington Among Winners of 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards; Full ListLady Gaga, Denzel Washington Among Winners of 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Tonight's the night! As of this evening, the 2016 awards season officially begins with the Golden Globes, honoring excellence in film and television. (more...)

BRIDGE OF SPIES, CAROL Top 2016 BAFTA Film Award Nominations; Full ListBRIDGE OF SPIES, CAROL Top 2016 BAFTA Film Award Nominations; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016 have been announced. Bridge of Spies and Carol each receive nine nominations. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Brendan Bourque-Sheil Talks BOOK OF MAGGIE, Set to Premiere at Stages RepBWW Interview: Playwright Brendan Bourque-Sheil Talks BOOK OF MAGGIE, Set to Premiere at Stages Rep
by Katricia Lang - Jan 8, 2016

'What if your life isn't wonderful? What if your life's a loveless shit-show that's unlikely to get better? What if the world may actually be better off without you? Can you still find a reason to live then?,' asks playwright and THE BOOK OF MAGGIE author Brendan Bourque-Sheil. (more...)

Amy Schumer, BIG SHORT Among Nominees for 2016 Writers Guild Awards; Full List!Amy Schumer, BIG SHORT Among Nominees for 2016 Writers Guild Awards; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2015. (more...)

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