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Date of Birth: July 12, 1937 (79)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Phylicia Rashad Joins the Houston Symphony for Beethoven's FIDELIO, 3/31, 4/2Phylicia Rashad Joins the Houston Symphony for Beethoven's FIDELIO, 3/31, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today that Tony Award winner and three-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad will join the cast of its new semi-staged, concert version of Beethoven's Fidelio, the composer's only opera, March 31 and April 2. (more...)

Park City Institute to Host Evening of Mischief and Merriment at Saints & Sinners BallPark City Institute to Host Evening of Mischief and Merriment at Saints & Sinners Ball
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Prepare for an evening of mischief, mayhem and merriment, as the sixth annual Saints & Sinners Ball entices all heroes, gangsters, despots, angels, villains, cherubs… to gather at St. Regis Deer Valley for a delightful soiree on St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17. Proceeds from this celebration benefit Park City Institute's Student Outreach Program. The revelry begins at 6 p.m. Dressing the part is encouraged, but not required. (more...)

Gloria Loring Stars in Coyote StageWorks' THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS at the AnnenbergGloria Loring Stars in Coyote StageWorks' THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS at the Annenberg
by David Green - Mar 2, 2017

Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley based award-winning Actors' Equity professional theater company will conclude its 2016-2017 theatrical season with a production of 'The Lady With All the Answers,' a popular one-woman play that will feature Coachella Valley favorite Gloria Loring as she portrays the beloved American advice columnist Ann Landers. (more...)

Richmond Jazz Society and Virginia Rep to Present ELLA AT 100 This AprilRichmond Jazz Society and Virginia Rep to Present ELLA AT 100 This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Richmond Jazz Society and Virginia Repertory Theatre announce Ella at 100, April 25, 2017, 7:00 P.M. at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street. This momentous evening of jazz will celebrate the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, a Newport News native. Hundreds of events are taking place around the world to celebrate her legacy this spring. The Richmond event falls on Fitzgerald's actual birthday. (more...)

Morgan Freeman Receives AARP's Movies For Grownups Career Achievement AwardMorgan Freeman Receives AARP's Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

At age 79, Morgan Freeman continues to draw the attention of audiences around the world with his radiant voice, gifted performances and unparalleled talent (more...)

All The Way West Productions, Inc. Presents PERIPHERYAll The Way West Productions, Inc. Presents PERIPHERY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

All The Way West Productions, Inc. proudly presents its Black History Production of PERIPHERY by Ed Simpson and Directed by celebrity director/actress Lorey Hayes opening on Saturday, January 21, 2017 and running weekends throughFebruary 26, 2017, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. at The Hudson Backstage Theatre located at 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90038.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Cameron J. Ross Talks Teaching Four-Session Screenwriting Intensive for Esurient ArtsBWW Interview: Cameron J. Ross Talks Teaching Four-Session Screenwriting Intensive for Esurient Arts
by Katricia Lang - Jan 13, 2017

Cameron J. Ross, a New York-based writer and native Houstonian teaches a four session screenwriting intensive in Houston. Sessions begin this weekend.   (more...)

Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Named 2017 Women in the Arts Honoree at Steppenwolf TheatreTony Winner Phylicia Rashad Named 2017 Women in the Arts Honoree at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company proudly announces stage director, singer and Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad as the 2017 honoree at the annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 12noon at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr. Ms. Rashad joins Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro for a riveting conversation about her multifaceted career and her role as a leader in the field. (more...)

SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Beloved jazz songbird Somi returns with a special new work-in-progress called Dreaming Zenzile, detailing the life of legendary activist and singer Miriam Makeba. Dreaming Zenzile is directed by Liesl Tommy, whose most recent works include Eclipsed (at The Public and on Broadway) and Party People (The Public), and stars Somi.    (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at RubiconJason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

America's Creepiest Celebrities For Halloween Include Anthony Weiner, Donald Trump And Bill CosbyAmerica's Creepiest Celebrities For Halloween Include Anthony Weiner, Donald Trump And Bill Cosby
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

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Jason Graae and More Lead RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, Beginning Tonight at RubiconJason Graae and More Lead RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, Beginning Tonight at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at RubiconJason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

Playboy Magazine Unveils Its October 2016 'The Renegades Issue' Featuring Sky FerreiraPlayboy Magazine Unveils Its October 2016 'The Renegades Issue' Featuring Sky Ferreira
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American HumorJimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

A lineup of leading performers, including Dan Aykroyd, Aziz Ansari, Roy Blount Jr., Bill Hader, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Brian Doyle Murray, Paul Shaffer, Sigourney Weaver, and others will salute Bill Murray at the 19th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/11/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Showtime to Present Martin Lawrence's First Stand-Up Special in 14 Years, TodayShowtime to Present Martin Lawrence's First Stand-Up Special in 14 Years, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

On the heels of a sold-out national tour, comedy great Martin Lawrence hits the stage in this long-awaited stand-up special, MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN' TIME: UNCUT premiering Today, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME (more...)

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