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Date Of Birth:
September 17, 1962 (52)
Birth Place:
New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
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VIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Saucy Samba on DANCING WITH THE STARSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Saucy Samba on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Broadway vet and 'Pretty Little Liars' star Janel Parrish performed a hot Samba to the music of legendary artist Celia Cruz with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy. The couple earned a 33 out of 40 points. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/16/14 - ON THE TOWN Opens, Hall Joins HEDWIG and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/16/14 - ON THE TOWN Opens, Hall Joins HEDWIG and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 16, 2014

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: ON THE TOWN opens on Broadway, Michael C. Hall joins HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and more! (more...)

First Look At Baz Luhrmann's GREASE-Themed 'The One That I Want' Chanel No. 5 AdFirst Look At Baz Luhrmann's GREASE-Themed 'The One That I Want' Chanel No. 5 Ad
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 15, 2014

Check out the awe-inspiring new promotional film for Chanel created by Broadway and Hollywood master Baz Luhrmann! (more...)

Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview on Wednesday, November 5; Thursday, November 6; andFriday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of Baz Luhrmann's New Chanel No. 5 Ad With Classic GREASE ThemeBehind The Scenes Of Baz Luhrmann's New Chanel No. 5 Ad With Classic GREASE Theme
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 14, 2014

Internationally renowned stage and screen director Baz Luhrmann discusses his visually arresting new Chanel No. 5 promotional video featuring an inventive new take on GREASE showstopper 'You're The One That I Want' in a new clip now available to view. (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Sexy Burlesque Number on Last Night's DWTSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Sexy Burlesque Number on Last Night's DWTS
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Broadway vet and 'Pretty Little Liars' star Janel Parrish performed Burlesque to the song 'Mama Knows Best' with her new partner Artem Chigvintsev. (more...)

Sunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance MusicalsSunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance Musicals
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2014

In celebration of this season's ON THE TOWN, we've collected 10 of our favorite dance musicals. From classics like ANYTHING GOES, 42ND STREET, A CHORUS LINE and WEST SIDE STORY to modern marvels such as NEWSIES and STRICTLY BALLROOM, the way choreography is used to tell a story continues to evolve and inspire. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: BAZ Debuts At DBA In West Hollywood - Rumer Willis, Ginifer King, Jason Paige, And More!Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: BAZ Debuts At DBA In West Hollywood - Rumer Willis, Ginifer King, Jason Paige, And More!
by Lily Lim - Oct 8, 2014

The hit 'For The Record' series presents a two-month limited engagement of their critically-acclaimed evening inspired by the films of Baz Luhrmann at West Hollywood's DBA (www.dbahollywood.com). 'For The Record: Baz Luhrmann' will run thru November 23 and will offer audiences an elevated and completely reimagined production of the show that Angelinos have fallen in love with time and time again. Check out a first look at opening night below! (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Honors Mentor in Emotional Rumba Performance on DWTSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Honors Mentor in Emotional Rumba Performance on DWTS
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

For their performance, Broadway's Janel Parrish and her partner partner Val Chmerkovskiy chose to dance the Jive in honor of her special mentor who encouraged her to leave her native state of Hawaii and travel to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. (more...)

Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Set for 2014 Gold Coast Int'l Film FestivalTony Winner Phylicia Rashad Set for 2014 Gold Coast Int'l Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

From November 3-9, 2014 the Gold Coast Arts Center, in conjunction with the Town of North Hempstead, will present the 4th annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF), and everyone's invited-again-to join us for this special week of films, parties, panels, and glamour! (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CRT's OLIVES AND BLOODPhoto Flash: First Look at CRT's OLIVES AND BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will open their 2014-15 season with Olives and Blood at the Nafe Katter Theatre October 2nd - 12th. Written by Michael Bradford, this new play stars Martin Sola as Juan Luis Trescante Medina, the aging fascist who claims responsibility for the murder of poet-playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, played by Nicholas Urda. Scroll down for a first look a them onstage! (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Earns Perfect Score for West Side Story Performance on DWTS!VIDEO: Janel Parrish Earns Perfect Score for West Side Story Performance on DWTS!
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Broadway actress Janel Parrish and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy chose to perform a Jazz number to 'America' from the classic musical West Side Story. (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Perfects the Fox Trot on DANCING WITH THE STARSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Perfects the Fox Trot on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

On last night's #MyJam Monday on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STAR, Broadway actress, singer-songwriter and PRETTY LITTLE LIARS star Janel Parrish danced the Fox Trot to Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy . (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Janel Parrish Dances the Jive on DWTS PremiereVIDEO: Broadway's Janel Parrish Dances the Jive on DWTS Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On the Season 19 opener of ABC's DANCING WITH THE STAR, Broadway actress, singer-songwriter and Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish danced a Jive to "Bang, Bang" (more...)

GREAT GATSBY PARTY to Return to Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University, 9/20GREAT GATSBY PARTY to Return to Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University has announced its September programming, highlighted by the museum's second annual Great Gatsby Party on Saturday, September 20 (7 p.m. - 11 p.m.). This year's lavish reception will feature handcrafted hors d'oeuvres, 1920s-inspired cocktails, period music, dancing and gambling. Guests are encouraged to don vintage or reproduction Prohibition-era attire, as many did when the museum threw its first such themed event last summer. (more...)

DeHaan, Mara Set for Original Movie Musical ZIGGYDeHaan, Mara Set for Original Movie Musical ZIGGY
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara will star in an original movie musical ZIGGY, from writer-director Diesel Schwarze. Set in 1920's New York, DeHaan plays a hunchbacked escape artist who falls in love with Mara's character, the fiancee of a wealthy, and powerful, media mogul. (more...)

Janel Parrish, Barrett Foa, Shoshana Bean and More to Appear in FOR THE RECORD: BAZ LUHRMANN 9/12 at DBAJanel Parrish, Barrett Foa, Shoshana Bean and More to Appear in FOR THE RECORD: BAZ LUHRMANN 9/12 at DBA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Beginning September 12, the hit 'For The Record' series will present a two-month limited engagement of their critically-acclaimed evening inspired by the films of Baz Luhrmann at West Hollywood's DBA. (more...)

Barneys New York is Going BAZ DAZZLED With Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin for the HolidaysBarneys New York is Going BAZ DAZZLED With Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Barneys New York announced the 2014 Holiday campaign: BAZ DAZZLED Holiday; a collaboration with world renowned writer/director/producer Baz Luhrmann and designer Catherine Martin. A multi-platform initiative, BAZ DAZZLED Holiday will merge the iconic visual language of Luhrmann's award winning film work with the wit and surprise of the legendary Barneys New York annual holiday initiatives. Luhrmann and Martin, along with the Barneys New York team under the direction of creative director Dennis Freedman, have conceived a modern holiday world filled with decadent textures and fantastical characters set against the backdrop of iconic holiday concepts. (more...)

Martin Sola and Nicholas Urda to Star in CRT's OLIVES AND BLOOD, Running 10/2-12Martin Sola and Nicholas Urda to Star in CRT's OLIVES AND BLOOD, Running 10/2-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will open their 2014-15 season with Olives and Blood at the Nafe Katter Theatre October 2nd - 12th. Written by Michael Bradford, this new play stars Martin Sola as Juan Luis Trescante Medina, the aging fascist who claims responsibility for the murder of poet-playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, played by Nicholas Urda. (more...)

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