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Date Of Birth:
October 26, 1971 (43)
Birth Place:
Joliet, IL, USA
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Christine Ebersole, Cast of IF/THEN, Rachelle Rak & More Set for 54 Below This WeekChristine Ebersole, Cast of IF/THEN, Rachelle Rak & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for January 26-February 1, Featuring Ellyn Marie Marsh, T Oliver Reid, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for January 26-February 1, Featuring Ellyn Marie Marsh, T Oliver Reid, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 25, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Cast of IF/THEN Sings Kitt & Yorkey; David Michael Finkelstein's Bar Mitzvah: The Musical Comedy In Concert; Josh Canfield & Reed Kelly: From Broadway to Survivor; Ellyn Marie Marsh: INNAPPROPRIATE; and T Oliver Reid: Drop Me Off at Harlem. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Releases Live Show with Laura Osnes, Ellyn Marie MarshThe Theater People Podcast Releases Live Show with Laura Osnes, Ellyn Marie Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

On Monday January 26, 2015, the Theater People Podcast will release their 30th episode which was recorded live at Fontana's Bar in New York City as part of the NYC Podfest. For the event, Theater People welcomed back two time Tony nominee Laura Osnes (CINDERELLA, BONNIE & CLYDE) and KINKY BOOTS favorite Ellyn Marie Marsh. Laura talked about life after CINDERELLA, the roles she auditioned for but didn't get to play, starring in the upcoming CAROUSEL, raps Lin-Manuel Miranda style, and cruises hilariously through a lightening round. Ellyn Marie Marsh performs a hilarious excerpt from her sold out 54 Below debut solo show 'Inappropriate.' (more...)

InDepth InterView: Adam Pascal Talks Upcoming Concerts, UNBREAKABLE: THE MUSICAL, New Movies, New Music, Plus Reflects on RENT, AIDA & MoreInDepth InterView: Adam Pascal Talks Upcoming Concerts, UNBREAKABLE: THE MUSICAL, New Movies, New Music, Plus Reflects on RENT, AIDA & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 21, 2015

Today we are talking to the originator of leading roles in two iconic Tony Award-winning musicals of the 1990s and 2000s, RENT and AIDA, as well as a notable presence on the Great White Way in musicals such as CABARET, CHICAGO and MEMPHIS - the charismatic and steel-voiced Adam Pascal. Reflecting on his career highlights as part of Jonathan Larson's seminal rock musical RENT and how it defined an entire generation, Pascal opens up about his participation in the early stages of the show as well as comments on the enduring legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning musical in its 20th anniversary year. Furthermore, Pascal sheds some light on his other originating role in a Broadway musical as part of Elton John and Tim Rice's Disney stage musical AIDA, sharing observations on headlining a new musical of such epic proportions. Most importantly, Pascal previews what audiences can expect from his upcoming East Coast concerts coming up later this month and what sort of evening of story and song he has planned for his passionate fan-base. Additionally, Pascal reflects on his runs in a handful of revivals ranging from Kander & Ebb's long-running CHICAGO to the last Roundabout Theatre Company revival of CABARET as well as starring in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical MEMPHIS. Plus, Pascal offers the 411 on his new self-penned stage adaptation of the unique M. Night Shyalaman superhero film UNBREAKABLE and what his plans are for the project currently in development. All of that, potential future roles he would like to take on someday soon, his upcoming feature films PUNK IS DEAD and THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL: HALLELUJAH, CHESS observations and much, much more with one of Broadway's most recognizable modern leading men! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RENT in Havana, Directed by Former Broadway Cast Member Andy Senor, Jr.Photo Flash: First Look at RENT in Havana, Directed by Former Broadway Cast Member Andy Senor, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

RENT has made its Cuban premiere! Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment announced in 2014 it would bring Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize winning musical to Havana. Directed by Andy Senor, Jr., who starred in RENT on Broadway, the show officialyl opened on Christmas Eve at Bertolt Brecht Theater for an expected three month run. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Telly Leung & More Set for SEASONS OF BROADWAY at BB King's, 3/30Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Telly Leung & More Set for SEASONS OF BROADWAY at BB King's, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Featuring four of Broadway's brightest stars, "Seasons of Broadway" is an evening of hit songs and personal backstage anecdotes, celebrating the diversity of Broadway and the powerful impact it has had beyond the theater. The show will play a one-night special engagement at BB King's Blues Club and Grill in New York City on Monday, March 30 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes The Ensemblist's Brady, LanzaroneTheater People Podcast Welcomes The Ensemblist's Brady, Lanzarone
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

For the current episode of the Theater People Podcast, host Patrick Hinds interviews Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone, hosts of 'The Ensemblist' Podcast. The episode concludes with section of 'The Ensemblist' episode In Tech. Mo and Nikka are both Broadway performers in their own right--Mo is an THE ADDAMS FAMILY alum and Nikka was seen in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN and as Velma Kelly in CHICAGO. (more...)

Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

IF/THEN, which was named the "Best Musical of the Year" by New York Magazine, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 22 at 3:00pm. Upon closing, the musical will have played 29 previews and 401 performances. To purchase tickets for all remaining performances, please visit ifthenthemusical.com or Ticketmaster.com or call 877-250-2929. (more...)

La MaMa and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Stage Richard E. Waits' MAMA ROSE, 1/30-2/8La MaMa and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Stage Richard E. Waits' MAMA ROSE, 1/30-2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

LA MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and Sheryl Lee Ralph and The D.I.V.A. Foundation present MAMA ROSE (A Solo Musical). This show gives a glimpse of Mr. Waits' life growing up in Buffalo, New York with his own MAMA ROSE, Rose Waits. In this dark comedy you'll find out that this 'southern belle' could have ruled the world...if they had only let her. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 5-11 Featuring Alysha Umphress, Amy Spanger, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 5-11 Featuring Alysha Umphress, Amy Spanger, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 4, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz: 'I've Been Played,' Amy Spanger: This Must Be the Place, Broadway Loves Celine Dion, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Taylor Louderman, and More, The Best of Ann Hampton Callaway, and Starry Starry Night: An Evening of Mini-Concerts. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Happy New Year, RENT-StyleTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Happy New Year, RENT-Style
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 1, 2015

Today we are revisiting one of the most memorable seasonal showstoppers in legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical RENT. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes WICKED, GODSPELL, DOGFIGHT's Lindsay MendezTheater People Podcast Welcomes WICKED, GODSPELL, DOGFIGHT's Lindsay Mendez
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 28, 2014

On Monday, December 29, Theater People podcast welcomes beloved Broadway belter, Lindsay Mendez. Mendez, who is well known for having taken on the role of Elphaba in the Broadway mega-hit WICKED for the show's 10th anniversary, made her Broadway debut as Jan in the 2007 Kathleen Marshall helmed GREASE. She was seen on Broadway in the 2010 Roundabout Theater production of EVERYDAY RAPTURE, as well as the 2011 Broadway revival of GODSPELL before being hand picked by famed director Joe Mantello to star in the off-Broadway Pasek and Paul musical DOGFIGHT at Second Stage. She also memorably appeared alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda in Miranda's short musical 21 CHUMP STREET which was commissioned by the NPR show 'This American Life' and performed at BAM. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This WinterChristine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

This January and February 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Photo Special: Greg Reuter on Stage and OffPhoto Special: Greg Reuter on Stage and Off
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 20, 2014

Below, take a look back at BroadwayWorld.com's photo archives of the beloved performer, teacher, friend and colleague. (more...)

BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre JunkiesBUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre Junkies
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 18, 2014

Ok, folks. This is getting dangerous. We are now exactly one week away from Christmas, and you still haven't started finished your shopping yet. And if you celebrate Hanukah, you're in a lot of trouble! So, I decided to help you out with a list of 10 items (in no particular order) that any pop culture fan with a modicum of taste would love to have this year. I've included classic movies, great TV shows, books, CDs, and a lot more; so if you don't find something for the entertainment lover on your list, I don't know what to tell you! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/13-12/14/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/13-12/14/2014
by - Dec 14, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 14, 2014 - Sunday, December 14, 2014. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THENTheater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THEN
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 14, 2014

On Monday, December 15, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony winning Actress LaChanze. LaChanze, currently starring in Tom Yorkey/Brian Kitt hit musical IF/THEN discusses her role in the show and why this particular character drew her back to Broadway after an eight year break. She also discusses being a working single mom and her delight in working alongside co-stars Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, and Jen Colella. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music Awards
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2014

Idina Menzel was among the honorees at the 2014 Billboard Women in Music Awards, handed out yesterday, Dec. 12 in New York City. The IF/THEN star was honored with the Breakthrough Artist of the Year award, a brand new honor added to the ceremony now in its ninth year - in addition, Menzel honored by members of A BroaderWay Choir, who sang a 'Defying Gravity/Let it Go,' mashup. Check out their performance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sting, Josh Radnor & More Take Part in Starry DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below!Photo Flash: Sting, Josh Radnor & More Take Part in Starry DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Don't Quit Your Night Job, the longest-running variety show featuring Broadway Stars since The Ziegfeld Follies, awakened from hibernation just in time to present the Don't Quit Your Night Job Holiday Spectacular! at 54 Below last night. Check out photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings 'Do You Hear What I Hear?' on LIVEVIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings 'Do You Hear What I Hear?' on LIVE
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL to perform the holiday classic 'Do You Hear What I Hear?'. (more...)

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