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Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
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Around the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 OpeningsAround the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 Openings
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

We're just three days into the New Year, and we can't wait for all the new shows set to open around the corner from Broadway! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of the upcoming plays and musicals from The Public, Classic Stage, Atlantic Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre,†Roundabout, the Encores! series and more, currently slated to open off-Broadway in 2016! (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy to be Honored at Vineyard Theatre's Annual GalaKathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy to be Honored at Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The Vineyard Theatre†today announced that their 2016 Gala will honor†Vineyard Board President and award-winning actress†Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent†Sam Rudy. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place on Monday, March 14, 2016, beginning at 6:30pm, at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Awards with Honoree Bill Irwin to be Held in January2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Awards with Honoree Bill Irwin to be Held in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

To honor and spotlight the distinguished achievements in the American circus arts, Circus Now together with the Big Apple Circus, in association with Executive Producer and Director Jonathan S. Cerullo, JSC Theatricals, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus at the Big Top at Lincoln Center on January 5, 2016 at 8pm. Part ceremony, part performance, the†Celebration of American Circus†will honor four artists and/or organizations that have been prominent in†the circus arts landscape in America, while spotlighting the thriving state of the circus arts across the nation, and will feature Emcee Thom Wall, with performances from a variety of breath-taking acts. †Tickets start at $25 and are available online at www.circusnow.org/CELEBRATE2016. (more...)

Public Works Expands for 2016; Production AnnouncedPublic Works Expands for 2016; Production Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that after three years of successful programming and community engagement, PUBLIC WORKS will grow on both a local and national level. Three new community partners join PUBLIC WORKS 2016, which will include Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education (Bronx), Military Resilience Project (all boroughs), and Center for Family Life in Sunset Park (Brooklyn), who join Public Works partners Brownsville Recreation Center (Brooklyn), DreamYard Project (Bronx), and The Fortune Society (Queens), in addition to alumni partners Domestic Workers United (all boroughs, including Staten Island) and Children's Aid Society (Manhattan), as additional community partner organizations. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Chicago Premiere of DOMESTICATEDPhoto Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Chicago Premiere of DOMESTICATED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for†Steppenwolf Theatre Company's†Chicago premiere production of Domesticated,†a scandalously entertaining play written and directed by ensemble member†Bruce Norris, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Clybourne Park, The Qualms†and†The Pain and The Itch. Featuring ensemble member†Tom Irwin†as publicly shamed politician Bill Pulver opposite venerable Chicago actress†Mary Beth Fisher,†who plays his wife,†Domesticated†begins previews December 3, 2015 (press performances are December 12 at 3pm and December 15 at 7:30pm; opening night is December 13) and runs through February 7, 2016 in the Downstairs Theatre.†Single tickets ($20 - $89) are available through Audience Services (1650 N. Halsted) at†312-335-1650†andsteppenwolf.org. Check out photos below! (more...)

Peter Gallagher Joins PLAYING ON AIR Benefit This Month at BRICPeter Gallagher Joins PLAYING ON AIR Benefit This Month at BRIC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Public radio show and podcast PLAYING ON AIR, which features live recordings of short American plays, returns to BRIC House (647 Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn) on December 7 at 7:30pm with three shorts by David Auburn, Max Baker and Jessica Dickey, all recorded live. And the show just announced the addition of award-winning actor Peter Gallagher ('American Beauty,' TV's 'The O.C.') to its impressive roster of talent performing at their annual benefit for the organization. (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Tonight, November 19, 2015Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Tonight, November 19, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 19, 2015

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX tonight, November 19, 2015! (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Pettie Delivers Powerful Arthur Miller Speech From INCIDENT AT VICHYVIDEO: Darren Pettie Delivers Powerful Arthur Miller Speech From INCIDENT AT VICHY
by Michael Dale - Nov 17, 2015

A former military man has a poignant message about the limits of human compassion. (more...)

Photo Flash: Public Theater Hosts DRAMA CLUB: AN EVENING WITH CLEOPATRA, Feat. Christine Baranski & Raul EsparzaPhoto Flash: Public Theater Hosts DRAMA CLUB: AN EVENING WITH CLEOPATRA, Feat. Christine Baranski & Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

With the Presidential election just under a year away., DRAMA CLUB: AN EVENING WITH CLEOPATRA hosted an exploration of modern women in power in Joe's Pub via the great dramatic depictions of Egypt's famous queen - from Shakespeare to Shaw to Wilder and more earlier this week. The event was held. on Monday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. Check out photos below! (more...)

Bill Irwin to Host (Un)Silent Film NightBill Irwin to Host (Un)Silent Film Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to welcome the public for the second edition of its new (Un)Silent Film Night series, in which the College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra, under the baton ofGary Fagin, will perform contemporary composer Carl Davis' score to Harold Lloyd's classic silent film Speedy (1928). Celebrated actor and comedian Bill Irwin will host the event, a follow-up to the April 2015 debut of (Un)SilentFilm Night, which was hosted by Matthew Broderick and drew a capacity crowd to the 400-plus-seat Tishman Auditorium at University Center. (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, November 19, 2015Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, November 19, 2015
by - Nov 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX on Thursday, November 19, 2015! (more...)

Signature's INCIDENT AT VICHY Extends Again Off-BroadwaySignature's INCIDENT AT VICHY Extends Again Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Signature Theatre just announced a†second one-week extension for INCIDENT AT VICHY, by Arthur Miller and directed by Michael Wilson, due to its sold-out run. INCIDENT AT VICHY will now play through Sunday, December 20, 2015. The production opens Sunday, November 15 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Tonight, November 12, 2015Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Tonight, November 12, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 12, 2015

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX tonight, November 12, 2015! (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Return to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES This SpringPhylicia Rashad to Return to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report initial casting for The Public Theater's†New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Phylicia Rashad returns to The Public to play 'Shelah' in this deeply moving new drama about family, acceptance, and the power of faith. Rashad last appeared at The Public in THE STORY by Tracey Scott Wilson in 2003. HEAD OF PASSES begins previews on Tuesday, March 15 in the Newman Theater with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, November 12, 2015Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, November 12, 2015
by - Nov 9, 2015

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX on Thursday, November 12, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Tonight, November 5, 2015Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Tonight, November 5, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 5, 2015

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX tonight, November 5, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, November 5, 2015Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, November 5, 2015
by - Nov 2, 2015

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX on Thursday, November 5, 2015! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THERESE RAQUINPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THERESE RAQUIN
by Walter McBride - Oct 30, 2015

The Broadway adaptation of THER»SE RAQUIN, starring Academy and Golden Globe nominee†Keira Knightley†(Therese) in her Broadway debut, began preview performances on October 1, 2015, and opened officially last night, October 29, 2015 on Broadway at Studio 54. BroadwayWord was there for all of the festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals†below! (more...)

VIDEO: WE tv  Reveals First Look at New Series SOUTH OF HELL, Starring Mena SuvariVIDEO: WE tv Reveals First Look at New Series SOUTH OF HELL, Starring Mena Suvari
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Horror masters Eli Roth and Jason Blum bring genre lovers their new series SOUTH OF HELL on one terrifying night, rolling out all seven episodes of the supernatural thriller in a Black Friday Binge on Friday, November 27, beginning at 6 pm ET/PT on WEtv. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERYPhiladelphia Theatre Company to Present BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Wild and wacky fun, just in time for the holidays, is onstage when Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the hilarious McCarter Theatre/Arena Stage production of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery running November 27-December 27 at PTC's home, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Amanda Dehnert, the ensemble cast features Henry Clarke, Crystal Finn, Adam Green, Ron Menzel, and Matt Zambrano. (more...)

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