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Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1961 (53)
Birth Place:
Scarsdale, NY, USA
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Gallery Players to Open THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION, 5/2Gallery Players to Open THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Gallery Players' latest play takes big ideas and historical events -- who invented television and how -- and turns them into a very intimate look at two men and their race to make the impossible possible. From the mind of Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, The Farnsworth Invention is equal parts character study, history lesson (albeit not 100% historically accurate), and moving drama. Premiering May 2 at 8 pm in the Roth/Resler Theater of the JCC, the play tells the story of the invention of television from the perspective of its inventor, Philo T. Farnsworth, and his rival, RCA president and early radio pioneer, David Sarnoff. (more...)

BWW Interview: Elisabeth Moss on HEIDI- 'I Like to Play Characters That are Heroic But Flawed and Human'BWW Interview: Elisabeth Moss on HEIDI- 'I Like to Play Characters That are Heroic But Flawed and Human'
by Richard Ridge - Apr 24, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge" recently sat down with Elisabeth Moss, currently starring in The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway, about her career. Check out a sneak peek of the interview below in which she discusses what she enjoys the most about playing the role of "Heidi" and the cast and crew. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Elisabeth MossBWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Elisabeth Moss
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On Monday, April 20 (8-9:30pm), join us for a career Conversations with Elisabeth Moss currently starring in The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway and moderated by Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge,' at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway (1871 Broadway). (more...)

Sarah Paulson Officially Back for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTELSarah Paulson Officially Back for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

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BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Her Road to a Tony, Emmys and More!BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Her Road to a Tony, Emmys and More!
by Richard Ridge - Apr 4, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCES AN OPEN INVITATION FOR EXTRAS TO FILM A SCENE FOR STEVE JOBS, ITS UPCOMING MOVIE ABOUT THE PIONEERING FOUNDER OF APPLEUNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCES AN OPEN INVITATION FOR EXTRAS TO FILM A SCENE FOR STEVE JOBS, ITS UPCOMING MOVIE ABOUT THE PIONEERING FOUNDER OF APPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

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CYC Brings INTO THE WOODS to the Lyceum TheatreCYC Brings INTO THE WOODS to the Lyceum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2015

California Youth Conservatory Theatre (CYC), San Diego's premier training theatre for serious young performers for over 10 years, is in rehearsal for a spring production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods. The show will be produced and directed by CYC's award-winning founder, Shaun T. Evans. (more...)

A FEW GOOD MEN, NOISES OFF, AVENUE Q and More Set for Lakewood Playhouse's 77th SeasonA FEW GOOD MEN, NOISES OFF, AVENUE Q and More Set for Lakewood Playhouse's 77th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The LAKEWOOD PLAYHOUSE is proud to announce its 77th SEASON of SHOWS! It's a season filled with Laughter, Mystery, Literature, and Stories That Touch the Heart. This year includes FIVE PREMIERES that have never been seen at the Lakewood Playhouse! It also marks TWO SPECIAL ANNIVERSARIES! The 5th Season for Managing Artistic Director John Munn and the 50th Anniversary of the Very Building that we perform in! The Lakewood Playhouse Theatre TURNS 50 this year! (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKJesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the 2015 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, beginning Wednesday, May 27 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. This summer will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST, directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Jesse Tyler Ferguson will return to the Park this summer as Trinculo in THE TEMPEST, along with Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe teaming up again with Daniel Sullivan on CYMBELINE to play Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Imogen, respectively. (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Meet the Full Cast of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2015

The first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles officially opens tonight, March 19, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Michael Pemberton to Star in BROKEN at Shetler Studios TheatresMichael Pemberton to Star in BROKEN at Shetler Studios Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Broadway and TV actor Michael Pemberton, soon to be seen on the upcoming season of HBO's Emmy Award-winning comedy Veep, is set to star in the premiere of the powerful new drama BROKEN which will run from April 9-26 at Shetler Studios Theatres (244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor). The play centers on the interactions between a prison doctor and a teenage inmate who committed a terrible mass shooting spree less than a month ago. (more...)

Keen Company to Welcome Andrew Lippa, Christina DeCicco, Adam Kantor & Christiane Noll for Benefit ConcertKeen Company to Welcome Andrew Lippa, Christina DeCicco, Adam Kantor & Christiane Noll for Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company will present a one night only concert to benefit the company: Tony Award and Grammy Award-nominated composer and lyricist ANDREW LIPPA will be joined by Christina DeCicco (Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark, Evita), Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years, Rent, Avenue Q), and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde) and in a unique one night only concert, We're Keen on Andrew Lippa. (more...)

Buck Creek Players to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/27-4/5Buck Creek Players to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/27-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The Buck Creek Players will continue their 41st season of quality theater, LIFE 101: A Season of Life Lessons, with the captivating courtroom drama, A FEW GOOD MEN, by Aaron Sorkin. (more...)

John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Opening Tonight at George Street PlayhouseJohn Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Opening Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement through March 29. Opening night is set for tonight, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street PlayhouseJohn Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement beginning tonight, March 3 through March 29. Opening night is set for Friday, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Matthew Morrison, Gary Barlow, & More Perform from FINDING NEVERLAND at TWC Oscar Nominees DinnerPhoto Coverage: Matthew Morrison, Gary Barlow, & More Perform from FINDING NEVERLAND at TWC Oscar Nominees Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Saturday night's annual TWC Oscar Nominees Dinner previewed several performances from upcoming projects produced by Weinstein Live Entertainment. They included selections from Finding Neverland, the highly anticipated Broadway musical beginning previews on March 15, and a sampling of songs from the just-announced new stage adaptation of the Academy AwardŽ-winning 1956 film, Around The World in 80 Days. (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS' Reg E. Cathey to Lead WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) NYC Reading Next WeekHOUSE OF CARDS' Reg E. Cathey to Lead WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) NYC Reading Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

?Popular television star Reg E. Cathey will lead the reading of William Youmans', grandnephew of acclaimed composer and producer Vincent Youmans, Off-Broadway bound production of WHAT WOMEN DO (and men too). This new play, directed by Don Stephenson, is a battle-of-the-sexes farce set in New York City. The reading takes place on Thursday and Friday, February 26th and 27th, 2015. (more...)

Circle X Theatre Co to Present Laurie Metcalf and Jimmi Simpson in TREVOR This SpringCircle X Theatre Co to Present Laurie Metcalf and Jimmi Simpson in TREVOR This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Circle X Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce the West Coast premiere of TREVOR, written by Nick Jones (Writer/Co-Producer 'Orange is the New Black') and directed by Stella Powell-Jones, starring Laurie Metcalf and Jimmi Simpson. TREVOR will preview on Thursday, March 5; Friday, March 6; Saturday, March 7; Thursday, March 12 & Friday, March 13 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 19 at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039. (more...)

Tina Benko, Danaya Esperanza and More Set for WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) Reading, 2/26-27Tina Benko, Danaya Esperanza and More Set for WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) Reading, 2/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

A cast of five will lead the reading of William Youmans', grandnephew of acclaimed composer and producer Vincent Youmans, Off-Broadway bound production of WHAT WOMEN DO (and men too). This new play, directed by Don Stephenson, is a battle-of-the-sexes farce set in New York City. The reading takes place on Thursday and Friday, February 26th and 27th, 2015. (more...)

Universal Pictures Announces October Release Date for STEVE JOBSUniversal Pictures Announces October Release Date for STEVE JOBS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Universal Pictures announced today that STEVE JOBS will be released in theaters on Friday, October 9, 2015. The biopic will compete against The Finest Hours, Kidnap and Vacation, also set to hit theaters on that date. (more...)

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