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Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Pear Theatre Opens Season with THE GUYS AND VEILSPear Theatre Opens Season with THE GUYS AND VEILS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Pear Theatre opens its 2016/2017 season with two two-person shows running in repertory, each presenting a different perspective on modern conflict, identity, grief, and human nature. THE GUYS by Anne Nelson, directed by Christian Haines, previews on August 24; with Press and Opening Night on Friday, August 26, followed by a champagne gala. VEILS by Tom Coash, directed by Vickie Rozell, previews on August 25; with Press and Opening Night on Saturday, August 27, followed by a champagne gala. The two shows run concurrently through September 18. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. For tickets ($10-$35) and information the public may visit www.thepear.org or call (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Temah Higgins and DJ Martin Launch New Theatrical Booking & PR CompanyTemah Higgins and DJ Martin Launch New Theatrical Booking & PR Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Temah Higgins, Executive Vice-President of Broadway Booking Office and DJ Martin, President of Bond Touring Group announce today the launch of Bond Theatrical Group, a fully independent Booking, Marketing and Publicity company for live entertainment productions across North America.  (more...)

Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman Mentors Broadway Artists Alliance StudentsPhoto Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman Mentors Broadway Artists Alliance Students
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Tony Award Nominee and School of Rock's leading man, Alex Brightman, visited the students of Broadway Artists Alliance on Thursday, July 7th. Brightman spoke of how his career journey led to originating the role of Dewey Finn, which earned him a Tony nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Bessie Awards Announce 2016 NomineesThe Bessie Awards Announce 2016 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2015-16 season. Scroll down for the full list! (more...)

Yale School of Drama Announces Department ChangesYale School of Drama Announces Department Changes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA announces the retirement of Professor Adjunct Edward A. Martenson, Chair of the Theater Management Department, effective June 30, 2017, and the appointment of Professor Adjunct Joan Channick, who currently serves as Associate Dean, as the new Chair, effective July 1, 2017. (more...)

GYPSY's Imelda Staunton in Talks for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in LondonGYPSY's Imelda Staunton in Talks for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in London
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016

Imelda Staunton might be taking on another very strong personality on the London stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ana Gasteyer, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Kline & More Guest on MAYA & MARTYPhoto Flash: Ana Gasteyer, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Kline & More Guest on MAYA & MARTY
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Ana Gasteyer, Ricky Gervais, Cecily Strong and Kevin Kline were among the guest stars on last night's episode of MAYA & MARTY on NBC. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway for Orlando 'What the World Needs Now' on MAYA & MARTYVIDEO: Broadway for Orlando 'What the World Needs Now' on MAYA & MARTY
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

All-star members of the Broadway community came together as Broadway for Orlando to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love,' on television for the first time on last night's MAYA AND MARTY on NBC (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the Broadway for Orlando Benefit Single Recording Session!Photo Flash: Inside the Broadway for Orlando Benefit Single Recording Session!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Broadway Records President Van Dean, SiriusXM Radio Host Seth Rudetsky and Producer James Wesley launched the charitable initiative Broadway for Orlando with an all-star roster of theater artists recording the benefit single 'What the World Needs Now is Love,' at Avatar Studios. Created to honor the victims and those wounded in the Orlando shooting massacre at Pulse nightclub and aid the surrounding community, 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the song will benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida. Check out photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Cerveris Offers Look Inside the 'Broadway for Orlando' Benefit Single Recording SessionSTAGE TUBE: Michael Cerveris Offers Look Inside the 'Broadway for Orlando' Benefit Single Recording Session
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2016

An all-star roster of theater artists gathered today to record the new benefit single 'What the World Needs Now is Love' for victims of the Orlando Shooting. Broadway Records President Van Dean, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced the single and the charitable initiative 'Broadway for Orlando' earlier today. This evening, Michael Cerveris uploaded a behind the scenes peek inside the recording studio on Facebook - check it out below! (more...)

Dozens of Broadway Stars To Record 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' for Broadway For OrlandoDozens of Broadway Stars To Record 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' for Broadway For Orlando
by Michael Dale - Jun 15, 2016

Broadway Records, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announce a fundraising single to benefit LGBT Center of Central Florida. (more...)

VIDEO: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski Channel Donald Trump & More at Public Theater GalaVIDEO: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski Channel Donald Trump & More at Public Theater Gala
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

At last night's annual Shakespeare in the Park Public Theater Gala at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep channeled presidential candidate Donald Trump (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 7, 2016

Just last night, The Public Theater presented its Annual Gala, THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Jeremy McCarter, the always highly-anticipated gala included scenes from Shakespeare's greatest works and the American poems, songs, and stories they inspired, performed by some of The Public's and the nation's, most celebrated actors and musicians.  BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

Arnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen Beginning TonightArnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

John Rando (Tony and Outer Critics Award winner for Urinetown) directs production starring Arnie Burton (Flesh and Bone) as Jonathan, Emily Robinson (Transparent) as Tessa, Jon Tenney (The Closer, Major Crimes, Scandal) as Jack, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Ira & Abby, Friends With Kids) as Jen. (more...)

Julie Andrews Will Team with Idina Menzel, Tituss Burgess, Robert Fairchild & More for New Netflix Series!Julie Andrews Will Team with Idina Menzel, Tituss Burgess, Robert Fairchild & More for New Netflix Series!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, announced today that award-winning actress Julie Andrews will star in Julie's Greenroom, a new preschool show from The Jim Henson Company that features an all-new puppet cast of kids learning about the performing arts. The series will be available exclusively to Netflix members globally in early 2017. (more...)

FX Networks Picks Up Drama Series LEGION, Starring Dan Stevens
by - Jun 1, 2016

FX Networks has ordered the first season of Legion, the story of a troubled young man who may be more than human, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

FX Orders LEGION to SeriesFX Orders LEGION to Series
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

FX Networks has ordered the first season of Legion, the story of a troubled young man who may be more than human, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Rachel Keller (Fargo), Jean Smart (Fargo), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation), Jeremie Harris (A Walk Among the Tombstones), Amber Midthunder (Hell or High Water), Katie Aselton (The League) and Bill Irwin (Interstellar) star in Legion. (more...)

Kevin Kline Joins The Public Theater's Starry 2016 Gala LineupKevin Kline Joins The Public Theater's Starry 2016 Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Public Theater has confirmed additional stars set to appear at its Annual Gala, THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE on Monday, June 6 at the Delacorte Theater, including Oscar winner Kevin Kline. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of SIGNATURE PLAYSPhoto Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of SIGNATURE PLAYS
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2016

Signature Theatre presents Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, featuring Frank Wood, Alison Fraser and more.  Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Meryl Streep, Phylicia Rashad, Christine Baranski & Many More Set for The Public Theater's 2016 GalaMeryl Streep, Phylicia Rashad, Christine Baranski & Many More Set for The Public Theater's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that The Public Theater's Annual Gala, THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE, will take place on Monday, June 6 at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

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