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Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/20-2/21/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/20-2/21/2016
by - Feb 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 21, 2016 - Sunday, February 21, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Bill Irwin and David Shiner's OLD HATS Is Still A Perfect FitBWW Review: Bill Irwin and David Shiner's OLD HATS Is Still A Perfect Fit
by Michael Dale - Feb 21, 2016

A return of their 2013 new vaudeville hit now features the dark cheeriness of Shaina Taub. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of OLD HATS!Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of OLD HATS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 19, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a special return engagement of Old Hats, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, with music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub, directed by Tina Landau. The production officially opened last night, February 18, and will now play an extended run through April 3, 2016 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Opens TonightSignature Theatre's OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a special return engagement of Old Hats, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, with music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub, directed by Tina Landau. The production officially opens tonight, February 18, and will now play an extended run through April 3, 2016 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

The New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring ProgrammingThe New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The New School's newly formed College of Performing Arts, led by"firebrand" (New York Times) Executive Dean Richard Kessler, is pleased to announce winter-spring public programming highlights for the College's three schools: Mannes School of Music, The School of Jazz and The School of Drama. Performances will take place at the College's new performing arts hub-designed by Deborah Berke Partners at Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street)-as well as at The New School's Tishman Auditorium at University Center (63 Fifth Avenue), The Theater at the School of Drama (151 Bank Street) and venues throughout the city. Please see below for a schedule of events for each school.   (more...)

Robert Joy & More Round Out Cast of Public Theater's HEAD OF PASSES with Phylicia RashadRobert Joy & More Round Out Cast of Public Theater's HEAD OF PASSES with Phylicia Rashad
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES begins previews on Tuesday, March 15 in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

HBO to Debut New Drama CONFIRMATION, 4/16; Kerry Washington StarsHBO to Debut New Drama CONFIRMATION, 4/16; Kerry Washington Stars
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

   HBO has confirmed the debut date for CONFIRMATION, with the HBO Films drama scheduled to debut SATURDAY, APRIL 16 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Sets New Screenings With Sundance Kabuki Cinemas for February and MarchSan Francisco Opera Sets New Screenings With Sundance Kabuki Cinemas for February and March
by Louisa Brady - Jan 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera partners again with Sundance Kabuki Cinemas to present the latest installment of the San Francisco Opera Grand Opera Cinema Series for winter 2016. (more...)

SCAPIN to Run 2/19-27 at UofSC's Longstreet TheatreSCAPIN to Run 2/19-27 at UofSC's Longstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the outrageous comedy Scapin, February 19-27 at Longstreet Theatre. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/26/2016 - New Lead in NEVERLAND, PHANTOM Hits 28 and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/26/2016 - New Lead in NEVERLAND, PHANTOM Hits 28 and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 26, 2016

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: FINDING NEVERLAND welcomes a new leading man, CABARET hits the road, PHANTOM marks a milestone and more! (more...)

Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Begins TonightSignature Theatre's OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a special return engagement of OLD HATS, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, with music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub, directed by Tina Landau. The production begins performances tonight, January 26, and will now play an extended run through April 3, 2016 with a Thursday, February 18 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

VIDEO: Classic Vaudevillians Bill Irwin and David Shiner Mix With Rising Songstress Shaina Taub in OLD HATSVIDEO: Classic Vaudevillians Bill Irwin and David Shiner Mix With Rising Songstress Shaina Taub in OLD HATS
by Michael Dale - Jan 22, 2016

It's a classic mix of old and new as the 2013 hit returns to the Signature. (more...)

Talkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERSTalkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Signature Theatre has just announced Supplemental Programming for the upcoming productions of OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS. Scroll down for information about talkbacks, book club and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/21/16- WAITING FOR GODOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/21/16- WAITING FOR GODOT
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2016

Today in 1957 Waiting for Godot opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 6 performances. An absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, it revolves around two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. Godot's absence, as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many different interpretations since the play's premiere. Since its US premiere in 1956, several notable revivals have been produced, including the 1988 production featuring Robin Williams and Steve Martin, and the 2009 revival starring Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SPRING AWAKENING's Sean Grandillo Guests on Next 'Law & Order: SVU'VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SPRING AWAKENING's Sean Grandillo Guests on Next 'Law & Order: SVU'
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Below, watch a preview on next week's episode of LAW & ORDER: SVU, featuring SPRING AWAKENING's Sean Grandillo. The episode airs Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 9pm ET/PT on NBC (more...)

VIDEO: Shaina Taub Set To Clown With Old Pros Bill Irwin and David Shiner in OLD HATSVIDEO: Shaina Taub Set To Clown With Old Pros Bill Irwin and David Shiner in OLD HATS
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

The Jonathan Larson Grant recipient is excited to be a part of the 2013 hit's return engagement. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Joshua Henry, Sheldon Harnick, Joel Grey and More Walk the NOISES OFF Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: Laura Osnes, Joshua Henry, Sheldon Harnick, Joel Grey and More Walk the NOISES OFF Red Carpet
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 15, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's NOISES OFF opened last night, January 14, 2016, for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the night. Below, check out the evening's starry guests on the red carpet! (more...)

2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Held at Lincoln Center2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Held at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

It was a big night under the big top as Circus Now together with the Big Apple Circus, in association with Executive Producer and Director Jonathan S. Cerullo, JSC Theatricals, presented the 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circusat the Big Top at Lincoln Center on January 5, 2016. For the second year, the Celebration of American Circus boasted an impressive roster of honorees, all of whom have spent decades furthering the appreciation of circus arts in America. Four prominent artists and organizations were recognized for distinguished achievements in the American circus arts. (more...)

Kerry Washington, Jennifer Hudson & More to Star in HBO Film's CONFIRMATIONKerry Washington, Jennifer Hudson & More to Star in HBO Film's CONFIRMATION
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The film details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims' rights and modern-day race relations. (more...)

VIDEO:  Bill Irwin and David Shiner Bring Hilarious OLD HATS Back To The SignatureVIDEO: Bill Irwin and David Shiner Bring Hilarious OLD HATS Back To The Signature
by Michael Dale - Jan 7, 2016

"This is a young person's form," Bill Irwin insisted when Signature's James Houghton insisted he and Shiner create a new show together. (more...)

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