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Date Of Birth:
July 14, 1918 (96)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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Official Poster For Imelda Staunton In New West End GYPSYOfficial Poster For Imelda Staunton In New West End GYPSY
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 18, 2014

The official poster has been unveiled for Imelda Staunton in GYPSY! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Pics Of Staunton As GYPSY West End Transfer Goes On Sale!Photo Coverage: Pics Of Staunton As GYPSY West End Transfer Goes On Sale!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Imelda Staunton will star as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's five star sell-out Chichester Festival Theatre production of Gypsy, the first to be seen in London for forty years. This strictly limited season opens at the Savoy Theatre on 15 April 2015 with previews from 28 March 2015 (7.30pm). Further casting for Gypsy, which goes on sale today, 18 December 2014, will be announced shortly. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Runs 1/9-18 at The CarnegieWEST SIDE STORY Runs 1/9-18 at The Carnegie
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

hakespeare's unforgettable love story meets modern-day New York City in The Carnegie's presentation of WEST SIDE STORY Jan. 9-18, 2015 directed by Brian Robertson. Combining playwright Arthur Laurents' touching libretto and a masterful score by Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim, America's most beloved musical is the latest production in The Carnegie's 2014-15 Theatre Series. (more...)

Laura Benanti to Star in NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR at Radio City This March; Mia Michaels to ChoreographLaura Benanti to Star in NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR at Radio City This March; Mia Michaels to Choreograph
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

MSG Entertainment (MSGE) announced today that Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels will be choreographing the opening number of the NewYork Spring Spectacular, presented by Chase, at Radio City Music Hall, to debut in March. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Recording, Featuring San Francisco Symphony, to Vie for Grammy AwardWEST SIDE STORY Recording, Featuring San Francisco Symphony, to Vie for Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, December 5, 2014 – Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony's live concert recording of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical West Side Story is nominated for a Grammy® Award in the category of Best Musical Theater Album. The album features a stellar Broadway cast including Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, and members of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus. The performances were recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall in late June and early July 2013 after Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony became the first orchestra to receive permission from all four West Side Storyrights-holders to perform and record the musical score in its entirety in a concert setting. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Opens up About Early Broadway and Television CareerAngela Lansbury Opens up About Early Broadway and Television Career
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2014

Stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury recently sat down with the LA Times to talk about her extensive career, including five Tony Awards, an honorary Oscar, and of course a starring role on a hit television show. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 6, 2014

Today we turn our attention to a Golden Age master who was celebrated earlier this week via PETER PAN LIVE! and rightly so given this is now his centennial year, Adolph Green. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony's WEST SIDE STORY Nominated for GRAMMY AwardSan Francisco Symphony's WEST SIDE STORY Nominated for GRAMMY Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony's live concert recording of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical West Side Story is nominated for a Grammy Award yesterday in the category of ?Best Musical Theater Album. (more...)

BWW Interviews: David Burtka of BURTKA, DAVID at 54 BelowBWW Interviews: David Burtka of BURTKA, DAVID at 54 Below
by Jena Tesse Fox - Nov 27, 2014

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Ahrens & Flaherty Honored Tonight at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award GalaAhrens & Flaherty Honored Tonight at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The York Theatre Company will honor Tony Award-winning collaborators Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held tonight, November 24, 2014 at Park Avenue's Racquet & Tennis Club (370 Park Avenue). (more...)

Ahrens & Flaherty to be Honored at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award Gala, 11/24Ahrens & Flaherty to be Honored at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award Gala, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The York Theatre Company will honor Tony Award-winning collaborators Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held Monday, November 24, 2014 at Park Avenue's Racquet & Tennis Club (370 Park Avenue). (more...)

He's In the Heights! Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Birth of Baby Boy SebastianHe's In the Heights! Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Birth of Baby Boy Sebastian
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Tony Award winner Lin Manuel Miranda turned to Twitter today to announce the joyous news that he and his wife Vanessa Nadal-Miranda are the proud parents of a baby boy! (more...)

North Bay Stage Co. Presents WEST SIDE STORYNorth Bay Stage Co. Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2014

"West Side Story" productions has been re-imagined in several different ways over the years but North Bay Stage Company, a resident theatre company of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, plans on sticking to tradition. (more...)

North Bay Stage Company to Present WEST SIDE STORYNorth Bay Stage Company to Present WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

"West Side Story" productions has been re-imagined in several different ways over the years but North Bay Stage Company, a resident theatre company of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, plans on sticking to tradition. (more...)

City Lights Celebrates the Centennial of the WWI Christmas Truce With World-Premiere Play TRUCE: A CHRISTMAS WISH FROM THE GREAT WARCity Lights Celebrates the Centennial of the WWI Christmas Truce With World-Premiere Play TRUCE: A CHRISTMAS WISH FROM THE GREAT WAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

A hundred years ago on the battlefields of France, World War I soldiers on both sides of the lines set down their weapons in an impromptu Christmas ceasefire. They shared handshakes, cigarettes, rations, and soccer games. They sang carols together. (more...)

Tony Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda & Wife Expecting First Child!Tony Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda & Wife Expecting First Child!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and his wife, Vanessa Nadal, who have been married since 2010, made quite the announcement this morning: the two are expecting their first child - and soon! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday BonanzaFLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday Bonanza
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 17, 2014

Today we are saluting one of the most adored and respected stars of the stage and screen in acknowledging her 89th birthday this week, Dame Angela Lansbury! (more...)

Lamb's Players Theatre's 2015 Season to Include YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, WEST SIDE STORY & MoreLamb's Players Theatre's 2015 Season to Include YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, WEST SIDE STORY & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Lamb's Players Theatre announced their upcoming Season 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in 42nd Street Moon's DO I HEAR A WALTZ?Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in 42nd Street Moon's DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

42nd Street Moon kicks off its 22nd season with the rarely seen Richard Rodgers-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents collaboration DO I HEAR A WALTZ?, starring Broadway's Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Side Show, The Full Monty, Billy Elliot). Based on Arthur Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which inspired the Katharine Hepburn movie Summertime, the wistful story follows a lonely American tourist as she finds romance under the enchantment of mid-1960s Venice. DO I HEAR A WALTZ? plays now through October 19 at The Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St., San Francisco. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: DO I HEAR A WALTZ Plays A Flat TuneBWW Reviews: DO I HEAR A WALTZ Plays A Flat Tune
by Harmony Wheeler - Oct 7, 2014

When Broadway actress Emily Skinner takes the stage and opens 42nd Street Moon's current offering, the next two hours look bright and worthwhile. Venice, Italy, as displayed on stage by set designer Hector Zavala promises magical, mystical miracles. Yet as the musical progresses, rather slowly at that, the script turns Skinner's immediately likeable character into a flawed one, condemned for what may seem to many like reasonable judgment calls. (more...)

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