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Date of Birth: January 28, 1936 (80)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Jason Alexander Will Lead 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at Ten ChimneysJason Alexander Will Lead 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at Ten Chimneys
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced that Tony Award-winner, and television icon, Jason Alexander, will lead the 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve American theatre, at Ten Chimneys. (more...)

Jay Black to Headline Weekend of Comedy at Bucks County PlayhouseJay Black to Headline Weekend of Comedy at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Nationally known comic Jay Black will headline a weekend of comedy at the historic Bucks County Playhouse, February 26-27 at 8 pm. (more...)

DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN Comes to Bucks County Playhouse This SpringDEFENDING THE CAVEMAN Comes to Bucks County Playhouse This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Bucks County couples are sure to be roaring with laughter and sharing knowing glances while asking 'Could comedy give couples therapy a run for its money?' (more...)

Candice Bergen to Return to Television in ABC Comedy Pilot PEARLCandice Bergen to Return to Television in ABC Comedy Pilot PEARL
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Candice Bergen will return to television following an almost 20 year absence, to star as the title character in the ABC comedy pilot PEARL. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out All-New Season 3 Trailer for BROAD CITYVIDEO: Check Out All-New Season 3 Trailer for BROAD CITY
by - Feb 10, 2016

On February 17, Abbi and Ilana are back with new adventures, new special guests and the same unbreakable bond on Comedy Central's BROAD CITY. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ryan O'Neal; Ali MacGraw; A.R Gurney of LOVE LETTERS at The BushnellBWW Interview: Ryan O'Neal; Ali MacGraw; A.R Gurney of LOVE LETTERS at The Bushnell
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 10, 2016

'Love Story's' Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal Reunite for tour of A.R, Gurney's LOVE LETTERS playing this week at The Bushnell (more...)

Photo Flash: Louis CK Drops Surprise Series, HORACE and PETEPhoto Flash: Louis CK Drops Surprise Series, HORACE and PETE
by Sally Henry - Jan 30, 2016

LOUIE fans got quite a surprise today. (more...)

BWW Review: SAME TIME NEXT YEAR - Delightful 'Old Time' Comedy at Actors' SummitBWW Review: SAME TIME NEXT YEAR - Delightful 'Old Time' Comedy at Actors' Summit
by Roy Berko - Jan 29, 2016

Bernard Slade. Name sound familiar? Probably not. How about 'Bewitched,' 'The Flying Nun,' 'The Partridge Family,' 'Bridget Loves Bernie?' Slade and all of those mid-1900 television shows do have a connection. He developed, authored or worked on all of them! (more...)

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Entertainment icon Carol Burnett stopped by CBS's THE TALK to chat about her upcoming SAG Life Achievement Award honor, with Carol saying, 'when I heard about it… I was absolutely gobsmacked. I'm thrilled.' (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...)

Fiddlehead to Host Free Master Class with Original RENT Cast Member Fredi Walker-BrownFiddlehead to Host Free Master Class with Original RENT Cast Member Fredi Walker-Brown
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

In celebration of Fiddlehead Theatre Company's 20th Anniversary Production of the iconic musical RENT (February 5-21, 2016 at the Back Bay Events Center - 180 Berkeley Street, Boston), original RENT cast member and Broadway star Fredi Walker-Browne will present a free seminar called "Storytelling for Actors" on Saturday, February 6th at the Back Bay Events Center, between 12-4 pm.  (more...)

BLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut ProductionBLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. (more...)

Susan Lucci & Liza Huber to Co-Host 15th Annual Women Who Care AwardsSusan Lucci & Liza Huber to Co-Host 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that Susan Lucci, now in her fourth season as star of the hit series "Devious Maids," Emmy award-winning actress from "All My Children," and New York Times best-selling author, will return for the fourth consecutive year as host of The 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards Luncheon. (more...)

BWW Review: Stellar Ensemble Soars in Wilbury Group's Fantastic STUPID F#%*ING BIRDBWW Review: Stellar Ensemble Soars in Wilbury Group's Fantastic STUPID F#%*ING BIRD
by Robert Barossi - Jan 26, 2016

There's a moment in the play Stupid F#%*ing Bird, currently playing at The Wilbury Group, where a character talks about how contemporary theaters adapt and reimagine Shakespeare. Certainly, it's always a tricky proposition, reconfiguring a classic work and attempting to bring it into the current era while maintaining all the aspects, themes and characteristics that made it great. Or, at least, finding a way to reshape it so it will hold up in front of today's audiences, keeping them engaged and entertained within of our modern-day context. As written by Aaron Posner, adapted from the classic Anton Chekhov play The Seagull, Bird is a play that more than holds its own as a thought provoking, entertaining and hilarious modern take on a theatrical classic. (more...)

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDSTina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Life Achievement Award to comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author Carol Burnett live at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Central Square Theater to Present Danai Gurira's THE CONVERTCentral Square Theater to Present Danai Gurira's THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Underground Railway Theater are proud to present the Danai Gurira's The Convert January 28 - February 28, 2016. The Convert is directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian. The press performance is Monday, February 1 at 7:30PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 3 of Comedy Central's BROAD CITY, Premiering 2/17VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 3 of Comedy Central's BROAD CITY, Premiering 2/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BROAD CITY is back bb! Season three of the hit Comedy Central series returns with ten all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Alan Alda Pens Moving Tribute to M*A*S*H Co-Star Wayne RogersAlan Alda Pens Moving Tribute to M*A*S*H Co-Star Wayne Rogers
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter shares a moving tribute penned by Alan Alda, Rogers co-star on the hit CBS series M*A*S*H. (more...)

Anneliese van der Pol, Erin Mackey, Allison Guinn & Gina Naomi Baez to Star in A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME at Bucks County PlayhouseAnneliese van der Pol, Erin Mackey, Allison Guinn & Gina Naomi Baez to Star in A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report full casting for Bucks County Playhouse's premiere of the new musical, A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME. Bucks County Playhouse Artistic Associate Lauren Lotarro, also recently named as choreographer for Sarah Bareilles' upcoming Broadway musical WAITRESS, will direct and choreograph 'TASTE', the saucy new musical with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin. (more...)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne RogersPhoto Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne Rogers
by Walter McBride - Jan 3, 2016

Known best for a recurring role as John McIntyre on M*A*S*H, Rogers passed away on December 31, 3015 from complications from pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. Below, BroadwayWorld takes a look back at this accomplished performer's career. Check out the photo flashback below! (more...)

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