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Date Of Birth:
July 10, 1965 (49)
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA, USA
Gender:
Male
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Inaugural STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS Winners Are Announced!Inaugural STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS Winners Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

April 14, 2015…It was an awards show born in a moment of relevance. An electrified contingent of professional Los Angeles Intimate theater companies and their friends sold out Los Angeles theatre Center to support the first-everSTAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS. Picking up where the LA WEEKLY Awards, left off, and hosted by the Celebration Theatre and the hilarious duo of Alec Mapa and Parvesh Cheena, it was a night to celebrate the best of 99-seat theatre and a rallying cry against the Equity proposal and referendum that is currently being voted on. Impassioned speeches were given by Steven Leigh Morris and Bill Raden to open the show, followed by an introduction of the original plaintiffs in the Equity wars of 30 years ago who all received a standing ovation. One of those plaintiffs, Gary Grossman, gave a rousing speech as he presented the "Queen of the Angels" award to Rebecca Metz, who brought down the house with her heartfelt message of community and standing up for what is right in the face of adversity. The emotion in the room was palpable from start to finish and it was a fitting start to a tradition that it sure to last for decades to come! (more...)

Ben Rimalower's BAD WITH MONEY & PATTI ISSUES Extend Into JuneBen Rimalower's BAD WITH MONEY & PATTI ISSUES Extend Into June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

BAD WITH MONEY, Ben Rimalower's new play about spending beyond his means - performed in rep with his first piece PATTI ISSUES - will be extended at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) through June 21. Ben was featured in today's New York Times and a recent interview on WNYC / New York Public Radio, available to listen here. In a recent four star review from Time Out New York, BAD WITH MONEY was hailed as "light, funny" and "vividly personal," as well as "courageously honest, keenly specific and emotionally naked" by The Advocate. PATTI ISSUES, which ran for a year at the same venue and subsequently toured the country and abroad, explores his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father. The pieces will be performed on alternating Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM through April 29 and then various days and times through June 21. Both shows are written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark. (more...)

Alec Mapa and Parvesh Cheena to Present at First Ever STAGE RAW AWARDS Next MonthAlec Mapa and Parvesh Cheena to Present at First Ever STAGE RAW AWARDS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Because we weren't content to leave our vibrant theater community without accolades for the first time in 36 years, STAGE RAW is pleased to announce the FIRST ANNUAL STAGE RAW LOS ANGELES THEATER AWARDS, Monday, April 13, 2015. We champion the best work of 2014 in L.A.'s now embattled theaters of up to 99-seats. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins TonightCherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Cherry Lane Theatre announced the 2015 line-up today for the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project's 17th season, the corner stone of Cherry Lane Theatre's development programs. (more...)

Showtime Announces 2015 Spring ProgrammingShowtime Announces 2015 Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Today, Showtime announced its 2015 Spring Programming, which includes the seventh and final season of NURSE JACKIE, the new series HAPPY and the return of PENNY DREADFUL. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Extends BAD WITH MONEY Through April 29 in Rep With PATTI ISSUESBen Rimalower Extends BAD WITH MONEY Through April 29 in Rep With PATTI ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Ben Rimalower's new play about spending beyond his means -- will be performed in rep with his first piece PATTI ISSUES at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) through April 29. PATTI ISSUES, which ran for a year at the same venue and subsequently toured the country and abroad, explores his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father. The pieces will be performed on alternating Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM. Both shows are written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, TodayBen Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. (more...)

Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES Returns to New York This WeekendBen Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES Returns to New York This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

BEN RIMALOWER: 'PATTI ISSUES' -- the hit solo play -- will return to The Duplex for two performances only, this weekend, November 21 and 22 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Return to New York Next WeekendBen Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Return to New York Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

BEN RIMALOWER: "PATTI ISSUES" -- the hit solo play -- will return to The Duplex for two performances only, November 21 and 22 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 11/28Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. (more...)

Ugly Betty Star Returns to NYC with ALEC MAPA: I REMEMBER MAPA Tonight at Baruch Performing Arts CenterUgly Betty Star Returns to NYC with ALEC MAPA: I REMEMBER MAPA Tonight at Baruch Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Alec Mapa, America's Gaysian Sweetheart, returns to New York with a revival of I REMEMBER MAPA tonight, October 11, at 8 pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues). Tickets are $25, with a $50 VIP option available. (more...)

SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts CenterSCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote! (more...)

Ugly Betty Star Returns to NYC with ALEC MAPA: I REMEMBER MAPA 10/11 at Baruch Performing Arts CenterUgly Betty Star Returns to NYC with ALEC MAPA: I REMEMBER MAPA 10/11 at Baruch Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Alec Mapa, America's Gaysian Sweetheart, returns to New York with a revival of I REMEMBER MAPA on Saturday, October 11, at 8:00 pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues). Tickets are $25, with a $50 VIP option available. Tickets are available at www.SpinCycleNYC.com, on the phone at 212-352-3101, or at the Baruch Performing Arts Center box office. (more...)

NoHo ACE Premieres SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL TonightNoHo ACE Premieres SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews tonight, September 12 at 8pm; will open today, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Premieres New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex TonightBen Rimalower Premieres New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. Written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, BAD WITH MONEY premieres at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) from tonight, September 4 through November 6. (more...)

Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center TonightVickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place tonight, August 9, starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews on Friday, September 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Will Premiere New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex this FallBen Rimalower Will Premiere New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. Written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, BAD WITH MONEY premieres at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) from September 4 through November 6. (more...)

Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

BEETHOVEN'S TREAURE TAIL Heads to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD This OctoberBEETHOVEN'S TREAURE TAIL Heads to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Get ready to howl with laughter in this all-new family comedy starring America's favorite St. Bernard, the one and only Beethoven! (more...)

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