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Date of Birth: December 22, 1964 (51)
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BWW Review: Blank Canvas's THE WILD PARTY, Not a Musical for EveryoneBWW Review: Blank Canvas's THE WILD PARTY, Not a Musical for Everyone
by Roy Berko - May 24, 2016

THE WILD PARTY is a musical by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe based on the same poem. (more...)

BWW Review: Raymond Marc Dumont Directs a Difficult, Disturbing, and Brilliant THE WILD PARTYBWW Review: Raymond Marc Dumont Directs a Difficult, Disturbing, and Brilliant THE WILD PARTY
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 21, 2016

An air of curiosity and expectation was in the air at the opening of Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY at South Portland's Portland Players. The 1997 musical with book, music and lyrics by Lippa is not a familiar piece for many musical theatre audiences. What they experienced in a little over two hours, created in the searing vision of director/choreographer Raymond Marc Dumont, was a theatre piece that is difficult, disturbing, and absolutely brilliant! (more...)

BWW TV: The Comical Kids of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Give a Sneak Peek!BWW TV: The Comical Kids of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Give a Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet The Kid Company of York's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN!Photo Coverage: Meet The Kid Company of York's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 19, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld introduces you to the cast and creative team below! (more...)

Stiles and Drewe Announce 'The Wicker Husband' as Winner of Inaugural MTI Mentorship AwardStiles and Drewe Announce 'The Wicker Husband' as Winner of Inaugural MTI Mentorship Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

Olivier Award-winning writing duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe today announce the winners of their newly-expanded Stiles and Drewe Prize 2016. Now in its 9th year, the Stiles + Drewe Prize for Best New Song is joined by their first-ever Mentorship Award, supported by Music Theatre International (Europe). (more...)

Dramatists Guild Fund Sets Date for 2016 GREAT WRITERS THANK THEIR LUCKY STARS GalaDramatists Guild Fund Sets Date for 2016 GREAT WRITERS THANK THEIR LUCKY STARS Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund Board President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce that the organization's annual Gala, Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, will be held Monday, November 7 (cocktails begin at 6:30 followed by dinner and a show) at Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway). (more...)

Summer Stages in Maine: A SamplingSummer Stages in Maine: A Sampling
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 11, 2016

With miles of pristine coastline, picturesque villages, excellent dining and shopping, Maine is a summer mecca for tourists. But beyond sightseeing and outdoor recreation, Maine's summer theatre landscape is a rich and colorful one, making it a major cultural destination as well. Here are my editorial picks among the wealth of this summer's theatrical offerings. (more...)

AMERICAN BUFFALO, WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST and More Set for Keegan Theatre's 20th SeasonAMERICAN BUFFALO, WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST and More Set for Keegan Theatre's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Keegan Theatre announces its 2016-2017, 20th anniversary season. (more...)

Miriam Shor, Sheldon Harnick, Jack O'Brien & More Join MAIZE & BLUE ON BROADWAY Benefit LineupMiriam Shor, Sheldon Harnick, Jack O'Brien & More Join MAIZE & BLUE ON BROADWAY Benefit Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Maize & Blue on Broadway is a one-night-only benefit concert on May 16, 2016 at 7PM at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) to celebrate the University of Michigan and its renowned Musical Theatre Department, as well as honor its longtime chair, Brent Wagner, who is retiring in May after 32 years of being the department's heart and soul.   (more...)

BIG FISH to Close Out Stages Repertory Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonBIG FISH to Close Out Stages Repertory Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Mitchell Greco, Artistic Associate and director and choreographer of past Stages productions Xanadu, The Honky Tonk Angels, Girls Night and Life Could Be a Dream, leads a cast of 12 for the finale of Stages' 2015 - 2016 Season, Big Fish. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Young Cast of York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN!Photo Flash: Meet the Young Cast of York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. BroadwayWorld introduces you to the cast and creative team below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/26/2016 - 5/3/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 4/26/2016 - 5/3/2016
by - May 3, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/26/2016 - 5/3/2016. (more...)

Una Voce: The Florida Men's Chorale to Present LOVE, HOPE, PASSIONUna Voce: The Florida Men's Chorale to Present LOVE, HOPE, PASSION
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Artistic Director Joseph Caulkins and the men of Una Voce will perform Kris Anthony's work -- When We No Longer Touch -- with a chamber orchestra ensemble and four professional dancers choreographed by the acclaimed Elizabeth Bergmann. (more...)

Ray of Light to Open Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY in MayRay of Light to Open Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco's non-profit musical theatre company, is excited to announce the upcoming run of the lurid prohibition musical favorite, Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party. Set the night before the stock market crash of 1929 that served as the beginning of the Great Depression, The Wild Party follows lovers Queenie and Burrs as they throw the party to end all parties in their Manhattan apartment. The Wild Party runs May 20 through June 11 at the historic Victoria Theatre and features some of the Bay Area's best talent. (more...)

Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWNYoung Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions, has announced the complete cast for the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer.  (more...)

New York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 SlateNew York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 Slate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, announced today additional productions and special events for NYMF 2016. THE GOLD, SINGLE, CAMP ROLLING HILLS, LUDO'S BROKEN BRIDE, ARTEMIS IN THE PARKING LOT, CRUDE, and MOLLY MURPHY & NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON ON OUR LAST DAY ON EARTHjoin the previously announced new musicals that will be presented at the 2016 New York Musical Festival from July 11 through August 7 in various venues in Midtown Manhattan. In addition, NYMF is proud to announce additional concerts and special events for the 2016 Festival. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 29, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the World Premiere of Broadway hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK starring Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa in DC, and a revival of THE FANTASTICKS in LA, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Apr 29, 2016

Ignite Theatre is known for taking on edgier shows, so it's no surprise when the cast of their current production struts onto the stage baring skin with sexy attire. And this isn't the first time. (more...)

Children's Playhouse of Maryland's Young Adult Series to Present THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 5/7-22Children's Playhouse of Maryland's Young Adult Series to Present THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 5/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Children's Playhouse of Maryland, Inc. (CPM), in residence at the Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, goes for laughs with the musical comedy, The Addams Family in its Young Adult Series. Performances will be held on the weekends of May 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22 at 1 p.m. with one 7 p.m. show on May 14. The May 15 performance will be sign language interpreted by students of the CCBC Catonsville American Sign Language Certification program. All performances will be held in the Administration Building Lecture Hall at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. in Rosedale. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS or online at www.cpmarts.org. Tickets will also be available at the door, space permitting. Advanced purchase is highly recommended. Group tickets are also available. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHEREd Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 season closes with an acclaimed new play (partly inspired by the theatricality of Nicholas Nickleby) that uses ingenious stagecraft, the talents of a dozen of our favorite actors, and the limitless possibilities of your imagination to create theatrical magic. (more...)

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