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Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
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CSC Honors Rosemarie Tichler 5/17; Tribute Features Nichols, Bobbie, Lapine, et al.CSC Honors Rosemarie Tichler 5/17; Tribute Features Nichols, Bobbie, Lapine, et al.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will honor their board member Rosemarie Tichler, the highly-respected producer, casting director, teacher and author, at this year's annual benefit gala Monday evening, May 17 at Twenty Four Fifth. The Honorary Chair for the evening is Mike Nichols and Honorary Co-Chairs are Olympia Dukakis, Dianne Wiest, Walter Bobbie and James Lapine. Honorary Artists include F. Murray Abraham, Christopher Durang, Michael Greif, John Guare, Bill Irwin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn and Michael Stuhlbarg. (more...)

Penn Shakes. Fest Opens Season With THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD 6/16Penn Shakes. Fest Opens Season With THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

The Irish play that led to riots in the streets of Dublin when it debuted 103 years ago and became a comic masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World, opens the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 19th season. With previews June 16 and 17, the play opens June 18 in the Schubert Theatre and continues through July 3. (more...)

TBG Theatre Honors Pulitzer Nom Marans at May 10 GalaTBG Theatre Honors Pulitzer Nom Marans at May 10 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

The Barrow Group Theatre Company presents its 16th Annual Celebrity Doodles Auction & Gala on Monday, May 10th, 2010. Each year celebrities donate their artwork, or doodles, that are auctioned off in this annual fundraiser, at which The Barrow Group also honors individuals for their service to the arts and TBG. This year's honorees include Jon Marans and David Diamond. (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK Completes A.C.T.'s 2010-11 Line-up, Plays 1/20-2/13/2011CLYBOURNE PARK Completes A.C.T.'s 2010-11 Line-up, Plays 1/20-2/13/2011
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced Bruce Norris's critically-acclaimed Clybourne Park as the final play of the company's 44th subscription season. Home is where the heart-and history-is in Clybourne Park, a 'spiky and damningly insightful new comedy' (The New York Times). (more...)

BANANA SHPEEL Opens 5/19 At The Beacon TheaterBANANA SHPEEL Opens 5/19 At The Beacon Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

The new show Banana Shpeel announced today that its official Opening Night performance will be Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 7:00pm at the Beacon Theatre (2124 Broadway). Previews began on April 29 and performances are scheduled until August 29. (more...)

The Marsh Presents Workshop Performance of Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER, 5/1-5/23The Marsh Presents Workshop Performance of Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER, 5/1-5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

The Marsh is proud to present a workshop performance of Geoff Hoyle's new solo show, GEEZER. From a hysterical riff on life in a nursing home to The Venerable Bede's meditations on the meaning of life, from delightful reminisces of his youth in England and young manhood in America to ruminations on ageing and mortality, Hoyle brings his irrepressible sense of comedy and trademark physicality, as well as a certain elegiac wistfulness, to this tour-de-force performance about what it is like to grow old. (more...)

BANANA SHPEEL Previews At The Historic Beacon Theatre 4/29BANANA SHPEEL Previews At The Historic Beacon Theatre 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

After much anticipation, the new show Banana Shpeel will begin preview performances on April 29, 2010 at the Beacon Theatre (2124 Broadway). (more...)

RED HOT PATRIOT Deemed Success By Philadelphia Theatre CompanyRED HOT PATRIOT Deemed Success By Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

Philadelphia Theatre Company's (PTC) world premiere production of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit Of Molly Ivins by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel starring Kathleen Turner shattered all PTC box office records in ticket sales. (more...)

CSC Honors Rosemarie Tichler 5/17; Tribute Features Nichols, Bobbie, Lapine, et al.CSC Honors Rosemarie Tichler 5/17; Tribute Features Nichols, Bobbie, Lapine, et al.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Classic Stage Company (CSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen, will honor their board member Rosemarie Tichler, the highly-respected producer, casting director, teacher and author, at this year's annual benefit gala Monday evening, May 17 at Twenty Four Fifth. The Honorary Chair for the evening is Mike Nichols and Honorary Co-Chairs are Olympia Dukakis, Dianne Wiest, Walter Bobbie and James Lapine. Honorary Artists include F. Murray Abraham, Christopher Durang, Michael Greif, John Guare, Bill Irwin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn and Michael Stuhlbarg. (more...)

PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

BANANA SHPEEL Previews At The Historic Beacon Theatre 4/29BANANA SHPEEL Previews At The Historic Beacon Theatre 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

After much anticipation, the new show Banana Shpeel will begin preview performances on April 29, 2010 at the Beacon Theatre (2124 Broadway). (more...)

CBS Announces Season Finales For May SweepsCBS Announces Season Finales For May Sweeps
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

CBS's May sweep will be highlighted with the season finales and cliffhangers of its hit comedies and dramas as well as the finales of THE AMAZING RACE 16 and SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLAINS. (more...)

TBG Theatre Honors Pulitzer Nom Marans at May 10 GalaTBG Theatre Honors Pulitzer Nom Marans at May 10 Gala
by Elisabeth Nebeker - Apr 16, 2010

The Barrow Group Theatre Company presents its 16th Annual Celebrity Doodles Auction & Gala on Monday, May 10th, 2010. Each year celebrities donate their artwork, or doodles, that are auctioned off in this annual fundraiser, at which The Barrow Group also honors individuals for their service to the arts and TBG. This year's honorees include Jon Marans and David Diamond. (more...)

Signature Adds THE ILLUSION To Their 2010-11 Season Celebrating Tony KushnerSignature Adds THE ILLUSION To Their 2010-11 Season Celebrating Tony Kushner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2010

Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) is pleased to announce the final production for their 20th Anniversary 2010-2011 Season, celebrating the work of Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony Kushner. (more...)

Signature Theatre to Conclude '10-'11 Season with Kushner's THE ILLUSIONSignature Theatre to Conclude '10-'11 Season with Kushner's THE ILLUSION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Signature Theatre Company has announced the final production for their 20th Anniversary 2010-2011 Season, celebrating the work of Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony Kushner. Joining the previously announced first New York Revival of Parts 1 and 2 of ANGELS IN AMERICA: A GAY FANTASIA ON NATIONAL THEMES and the New York premiere of THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES will be THE ILLUSION, Kushner's freely adapted version of Pierre Corneille's L'Illusion Comique, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer. The production will be presented in Spring, 2011 at the Peter Norton Space, (555 West 42nd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues). Dates and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

A.C.T. Announces 2010-2011 Season, Features New Musicals & New VoicesA.C.T. Announces 2010-2011 Season, Features New Musicals & New Voices
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced the lineup of the company's 44th subscription season today. Recently commended for its 'sophisticated artistry' (The New York Times) and its 'intellectual passion [and] guts' (Los Angeles Times), A.C.T. has put together an eclectic mix of plays with big theatrical visions and ideas, from reimagined classics to bold new plays. (more...)

The Marsh Presents Workshop Performance of Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER, 5/1-5/23The Marsh Presents Workshop Performance of Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER, 5/1-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

The Marsh is proud to present a workshop performance of Geoff Hoyle's new solo show, GEEZER. From a hysterical riff on life in a nursing home to The Venerable Bede's meditations on the meaning of life, from delightful reminisces of his youth in England and young manhood in America to ruminations on ageing and mortality, Hoyle brings his irrepressible sense of comedy and trademark physicality, as well as a certain elegiac wistfulness, to this tour-de-force performance about what it is like to grow old. (more...)

Photo Flash: Philadelphia Theatre Co Presents Kathleen Turner In RED HOT PATRIOTPhoto Flash: Philadelphia Theatre Co Presents Kathleen Turner In RED HOT PATRIOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces that two-time Tony Award-nominee and film actress Kathleen Turner will star in the world premiere of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins by Margaret Engel and Allison Engel. Directed by award-winning director David Esbjornson, this one-woman play based on the writings of the late political journalist Molly Ivins will take the slot previously slated for Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck. 'Red Hot Patriot' runs through April 18, 2010. (more...)

Ivey, Darragh, Keeley & Mosley Open Roundabout's THE GLASS MENAGERIEIvey, Darragh, Keeley & Mosley Open Roundabout's THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Long Wharf Theatre is pleased to announce the full company for Tennessee Williams' play The Glass Menagerie, directed by Gordon Edelstein with Patch Darragh (Tom Wingfield), two-time TonyŽ Award winner Judith Ivey (Amanda Wingfield), Keira Keeley (Laura Wingfield), Michael Mosley (Jim O'Connor). (more...)

The Public Theater & Signature Theatre to Premiere Tony Kushner's INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE in '11The Public Theater & Signature Theatre to Premiere Tony Kushner's INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE in '11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) and Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) announced today that the New York premiere of Tony Kushner's THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES will be presented in the 2010-2011 season in a co-production between The Public Theater and Signature Theatre Company, in association with the Guthrie Theater. Michael Greif, who directed the world premiere at the Guthrie in April, 2009, will direct the New York premiere, which will play March 22-June 12, 2011 at The Public Theater. Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

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