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Date Of Birth:
September 17, 1962 (52)
Birth Place:
New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
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THE SOUND OF MUSIC NUNS' CHRISTMAS PARTY to Play 54 Below Next MonthTHE SOUND OF MUSIC NUNS' CHRISTMAS PARTY to Play 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'The Sound Of Music Nuns' Christmas Party' on December 12, 2014 at 9:30 pm. It's been one year since you saw them on national TV in THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, but these sisters have reunited and are hosting the season's best and most irreverent Christmas party! Celebrate the season at 54 Below with an evening of holiday spirit, majestic choral singing and hilarious storytelling from some of the finest female voices on Broadway. Featuring Cameron Adams, Wendi Bergamini, Catherine Brunell, Paula Leggett Chase, Margot de La Barre, Rayanne Gonzales, Joy Hermalyn, Leah Horowitz, Autumn Hurlbert, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Jessica Molaskey, Sydney Morton, Elena Shaddow, Laura Shoop, Georgia Stitt and Rema Webb. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2014 Steinberg Awards Honor Stephen Adly GuirgisPhoto Coverage: 2014 Steinberg Awards Honor Stephen Adly Guirgis
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 18, 2014

Just last night, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust hosted the 2014 Steinberg Playwright Awards at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater to honor Stephen Adly Guirgis. The event featured readings by Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Corrigan, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Yul Vazquez, Felix Solis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ron C. Jones and Neil Tyrone Pritchard. BroadwayWorld brings you photos form the special event below! (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Paso Dobles Her Way Into the Finals on DWTSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Paso Dobles Her Way Into the Finals on DWTS
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Broadway vet Janel Parrish and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy performed a Paso Doble and a stunning Argentine Tango to move on to the finals. (more...)

Movie Musical THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH with Hugh Jackman to Begin Shooting Next Summer?Movie Musical THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH with Hugh Jackman to Begin Shooting Next Summer?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Hugh Jackman may finally be bringing PT Barnum to the big screen. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Classic, THE GREAT GATSBY, at EnsembleBWW Reviews: Classic, THE GREAT GATSBY, at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - Nov 17, 2014

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Photo Coverage: Inside THE RIVER's Opening Night Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside THE RIVER's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2014

THE RIVER opened last night, Nov. 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). A new play by Jez Butterworth, The River stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly andCush Jumbo and is directed by Ian Rickson. The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arivals below! (more...)

Fishing for Truth... Meet the Full Cast of THE RIVER, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Fishing for Truth... Meet the Full Cast of THE RIVER, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 16, 2014

THE RIVER opens tonight, November 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), where it will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Has Jungle Fever in Lively DWTS' Trio PerformanceVIDEO: Janel Parrish Has Jungle Fever in Lively DWTS' Trio Performance
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

In the trio round, Janel danced with her professional partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy and new DWTS's pro Keo Motsepe and earned a score of 39 out of 40 points. (more...)

Rooney Mara to Star in Film Adaptation of Olivier Award-Winning Play BLACKBIRDRooney Mara to Star in Film Adaptation of Olivier Award-Winning Play BLACKBIRD
by Movies News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Jean Doumanian Productions announced today that the Academy AwardŽ nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Ben Mendelsohn (The Place Beyond the Pines) will star in the upcoming film, Blackbird (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Channels 'Romeo & Juliet'; Receives Perfect Score on DWTS!VIDEO: Janel Parrish Channels 'Romeo & Juliet'; Receives Perfect Score on DWTS!
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Broadway vet Janel Parrish and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy channeled literature's most romantic duo, Romeo & Juliet for a Contemporary dance to the song 'Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)' (more...)

ZTC to Present EVENING EUCALYPTUS, Begin. 11/7ZTC to Present EVENING EUCALYPTUS, Begin. 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

To many Americans, Australia is a land that conjures images that are romantic, exotic, and wild-the locale of Crocodile Dundee, The Man From Snowy River, and Baz Luhrmann's films; but for two years national award winning playwright Mahonri Stewart called it his home. As a result from his time there, Stewart took a strong interest in Australia's history, mythology, and heritage, from which he derived his newest play Evening Eucalyptus. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Addresses Third Skin Cancer Scare With Witty Baz Luhrmann Inspired MessageHugh Jackman Addresses Third Skin Cancer Scare With Witty Baz Luhrmann Inspired Message
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 28, 2014

Wolverine proves he has nine lives! (more...)

VIDEO: Janel Parrish Dances 'Pretty Little Liars'-Themed Waltz on DWTSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Dances 'Pretty Little Liars'-Themed Waltz on DWTS
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Broadway vet Janel Parrish and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy performed a super creepy Halloween Waltz to the theme song from her ABC Family series, 'Pretty Little Liars.' T (more...)

Encompass' A WAKE OR A WEDDING to Run 11/6-16 at BaruchEncompass' A WAKE OR A WEDDING to Run 11/6-16 at Baruch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

TV's Dallas meets Chekhov in Richard Pearson Thomas' new comic opera 'A Wake or a Wedding,' receiving its New York premiere by Encompass New Opera Theatre, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director, November 6-16 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue. The sophisticated farce, with music and libretto by Thomas, will be performed by an ensemble of eight superb singers starring Joy Hermalyn, whose credits include Broadway productions of Candide, Cyrano, Fiddler on the Roof, Baz Luhrmann's La Bohene, and numerous City Center Encores!, to name a few. She leads an exceptional cast who have appeared with opera companies in the U.S. and abroad. The chamber orchestra, Ionization New Music Group, will be conducted by Encompass Music Director Mara Waldman. (more...)

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...)

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