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Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1946 (68)
Birth Place:
Stockholm, SWEDEN
Gender:
Male
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MAMMA MIA! Returning to Gallo Center, 2/12-14MAMMA MIA! Returning to Gallo Center, 2/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' "Mamma Mia!," the hit Broadway musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Gallo Center for the Arts for four performances February 12 - 14. The production previously played to record-breaking audiences at the Gallo Center in 2012. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! National Tour Returning to Washington Pavilion, 3/10-11MAMMA MIA! National Tour Returning to Washington Pavilion, 3/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion for 2 Performances on March 10 & 11, 2015. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Set for Harris Center Feb 9-11MAMMA MIA! Set for Harris Center Feb 9-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2015

Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. The Chicago Tribune calls this show 'One of the most successful shows of all time' and Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is pleased to be part of its National Tour. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of New Musical I AM, I WILL, I DO Next MonthAmas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of New Musical I AM, I WILL, I DO Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings for the New York premiere of I Am, I Will, I Do, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Dan Manjovi. Directed byChristopher Scott with Musical Direction by Steven Gross, the readings will be held on Monday, February 9th at 6pm and Tuesday, February 10th at 3pm & 7pm at Shetler Studios - Penthouse. (more...)

Wharton Center & MSU to Open imaGen  with CHESS – A Staged ConcertWharton Center & MSU to Open imaGen with CHESS – A Staged Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

A key part of both Wharton Center's and the MSU Department of Theatre's missions are focused on creative collaboration. This idea has sparked a new artistic endeavor called the i?ma?Gen project. i?ma?Gen partners the MSU Federal Credit Union Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center with the MSU College of Arts and Letters' Department of Theatre and local high schools. Kirk Domer, Chair of the MSU Department of Theatre says, "It's a revolutionary program for MSU and high school students! It will allow them to work with Broadway professionals who regularly visit Wharton Center, and it will attract the highest- quality students providing them exposure to the discipline, focus and creative strength needed to nurture and sustain a thriving performing arts career." (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Coming to Morrison Center, 3/17-18MAMMA MIA! Coming to Morrison Center, 3/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Morrison Center in 2015. Performances begin on March 17th and run through March 18th at the Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane. (more...)

Jessica Vosk Coming to 54 Below, 2/27Jessica Vosk Coming to 54 Below, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jessica Vosk in "I Came From JERSEY For This!" on February 27th at 9:30pm. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Becomes Broadway's Eighth Longest-Running ShowMAMMA MIA! Becomes Broadway's Eighth Longest-Running Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates the holidays and rounds out 2014 by reaching another landmark milestone and becoming the 8th longest-running show in Broadway history, surpassing the record previously held by Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

3-Disc Deluxe Remastered CHESS Concept Recording & DVD Now Available3-Disc Deluxe Remastered CHESS Concept Recording & DVD Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 2, 2014

CHESS gets the 3-disc deluxe edition treatment! (more...)

Theatre Sheridan's 42nd Season Opens With HELLO DOLLY! TonightTheatre Sheridan's 42nd Season Opens With HELLO DOLLY! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Theatre Sheridan announces the line-up of shows for its 42nd season, featuring a blend of Broadway classics, rare gems and innovative, immersive theatrical experiences. Following is a brief overview of this season's shows, which are staged alternately in MacDonald-Heaslip Hall and the more intimate Studio Theatre (with the exception of Brantwood 1920-2015). (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Presents PETER PAN, 11/28-12/14Centenary Stage Company Presents PETER PAN, 11/28-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John in the high-flying timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! On November 28th running through December 14th Centenary Stage Company will venture into 'Neverland' for their holiday production of Peter Pan. (more...)

Theatre Sheridan's 42nd Season to Include HELLO DOLLY!, IN THE HEIGHTS & MoreTheatre Sheridan's 42nd Season to Include HELLO DOLLY!, IN THE HEIGHTS & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Theatre Sheridan announces the line-up of shows for its 42nd season, featuring a blend of Broadway classics, rare gems and innovative, immersive theatrical experiences. Following is a brief overview of this season's shows, which are staged alternately in MacDonald-Heaslip Hall and the more intimate Studio Theatre (with the exception of Brantwood 1920-2015). (more...)

3-Disc Deluxe Remastered CHESS Concept Recording & DVD Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 12/23-Disc Deluxe Remastered CHESS Concept Recording & DVD Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 12/2
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 11, 2014

CHESS gets the 3-disc deluxe edition treatment! (more...)

Liverpool MAMMA MIA! Announces Full CastLiverpool MAMMA MIA! Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Sara Poyzer will play Donna Sheridan, with Shobna Gulati as Tanya and Sue Devaney as Rosie, when the MAMMA MIA! International Tour comes to Liverpool in 2015. Sara has also played Donna in the West End production of MAMMA MIA! and her other West End roles include Janet in Rutherford & Son, Emilia in Othello and Mam in Billy Elliot. Shobna's many television roles include Sunita Alahan in Coronation Street, Anita in Victoria Wood's award-winning BBC series Dinnerladies, Nisha Clayton in the last ever series of Where the Heart is for ITV, and, most recently, Fiona in Kay Mellor's new BBC series In the Club. Sue's television roles include Jane in Dinnerladies, Liz Harker for four years in Casualty, Rita for three years in Jonny Briggs and Debbie Webster for two years in Coronation Street. (more...)

West End's MAMMA MIA! Now Booking Through October 2015West End's MAMMA MIA! Now Booking Through October 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre is now extending its booking period until 24 October 2015. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! National Tour Plays State Theatre TonightMAMMA MIA! National Tour Plays State Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Over 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the world's number one show. The 'ultimate feel good show' comes to the State Theatre for TWO SHOWS in November. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Present PETER PAN, 11/28-12/14Centenary Stage Company to Present PETER PAN, 11/28-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John in the high-flying timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! On November 28th running through December 14th Centenary Stage Company will venture into "Neverland" for their holiday production of Peter Pan. Based on J.M. Barrie's classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score by Morris "Moose" Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Peter Pan is one of the most beloved family favorites of all time. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Returning to the Majestic Theatre in 2015MAMMA MIA! Returning to the Majestic Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Majestic Theatre for eight performances, June 9-14, 2015. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, October 31. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway ComposersSunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway Composers
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 26, 2014

Sting's THE LAST SHIP marks The Police lead singer's Broadway debut tonight, but he's far from the first music industry transplant on the Great White Way. Scroll down to learn more about some of the greatest music stars turned Broadway composers, and be sure to tell us your favorite (or any we left out) in the comments below! (more...)

MAMMA MIA! National Tour to Play Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in February 2015MAMMA MIA! National Tour to Play Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in February 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, return to Milwaukee in February 2015. Performances begin on February 20 and run through February 22 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 24 at 12:00 pm at the Marcus Center Box Office. This weekend engagement is a special addition to the BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center series. (more...)

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