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Date of Birth: June 21, 1963 (53)
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BWW Reviews: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA National Tour at Durham Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Nov 20, 2014

Based upon the fairy tale Cinderella, particularly the French version Cendrillon, ou la Petite Pantoufle de Verre, by Charles Perrault. The story concerns a young woman forced into a life of servitude by her cruel stepmother, who dreams of a better life. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella is transformed into an elegant young lady and is able to attend the ball to meet her Prince, but, in this version, she must open the Prince's eyes to the injustice in his kingdom. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: CINDRELLA Tour's Aymee Garcia Sings 'Stepsister's Lament'STAGE TUBE: CINDRELLA Tour's Aymee Garcia Sings 'Stepsister's Lament'
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2014

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA tour has been underway for almost a month, starring Paige Faure in the title role, and they just released a performance video of Aymee Garcia and the ensemble singing 'Stepsister's Lament.' Check out the clip below! (more...)

Photo Flash: More Production Shots from CINDERELLA, Now Playing at the Arsht CenterPhoto Flash: More Production Shots from CINDERELLA, Now Playing at the Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement, now through November 2, 2014. Scroll down for more photos of the stars onstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Comes to the Arsht Center TonightPhoto Flash: CINDERELLA Comes to the Arsht Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement starting tonight, October 28 through November 2, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars onstage! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Paige Faure, Andy Jones & More in CINDERELLA on Tour!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Paige Faure, Andy Jones & More in CINDERELLA on Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 27, 2014

Cinderella just launched its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center earlier this month, starring Paige Faure in the title role, and ready to sweep Cinderella off her feet, Andy Jones in role of Prince Topher. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of teh cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA - A New Girl of the CindersBWW Reviews: Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA - A New Girl of the Cinders
by Jimmy Ferraro - Oct 23, 2014

If you like classic fairytales with a new, comedic, contemporary twist, Rodgers + Hammerstein's "CINDERELLA" is the show for you, and the entire family! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at CINDERELLA, Coming to the Arsht Center This MonthPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at CINDERELLA, Coming to the Arsht Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement starting October 28 through November 2, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars onstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Tour Celebrates a Magical Opening Night in ProvidencePhoto Flash: CINDERELLA Tour Celebrates a Magical Opening Night in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Cinderella just launched its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Friday October 10, 2014, starring Paige Faure in the title role, and ready to sweep Cinderella off her feet, Andy Jones in role of Prince Topher. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside opening night below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Inside a Magical CINDERELLA Fitting with Paige Faure and William Ivey Long!BWW TV Exclusive: Inside a Magical CINDERELLA Fitting with Paige Faure and William Ivey Long!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 28, 2014

Cinderella launches its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Friday October 10, 2014 ,and the cast and creative team is hard at work making final preparations. In the exclusive video below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge takes you inside the fitting room with six-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long and Cinderella herself, Paige Faure. Go behind the scenes of the magical costume fitting below! (more...)

BWW TV: The Prince Is Giving a Ball! Watch a Performance Preview of CINDERELLA on Tour!BWW TV: The Prince Is Giving a Ball! Watch a Performance Preview of CINDERELLA on Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 26, 2014

Cinderella launches its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Friday October 10, 2014, starring Paige Faure in the title role, and ready to sweep Cinderella off her feet, Andy Jones in role of Prince Topher. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the full company about the show. Check out what they had to say, plus watch a special performance preview of 'The Prince Is Giving a Ball' and 'Ten Minutes Ago' below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of the CINDERELLA National TourPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of the CINDERELLA National Tour
by Walter McBride - Sep 26, 2014

Cinderella launches its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Friday October 10, 2014, starring Paige Faure in the title role, and ready to sweep Cinderella off her feet, Andy Jones in role of Prince Topher. The company just met the press and below you can check out photos from inside the special event! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Here Ye! Go Inside the Performance Preview for CINDERELLA on TourPhoto Coverage: Here Ye! Go Inside the Performance Preview for CINDERELLA on Tour
by Walter McBride - Sep 26, 2014

Cinderella launches its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Friday October 10, 2014, starring Paige Faure in the title role, and ready to sweep Cinderella off her feet, Andy Jones in role of Prince Topher. The company just met the press and below you can check out photos from inside the performance preview! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paige Faure and William Ivey Long Prepare for CINDERELLA TourPhoto Coverage: Paige Faure and William Ivey Long Prepare for CINDERELLA Tour
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 25, 2014

Cinderella launches its First National Tour in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Friday October 10, 2014, and the cast and creative team is hard at work making final preparations. In the exclusive photos below, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the fitting room with six-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long and Cinderella herself, Paige Faure. Go behind the scenes of the magical costume fitting below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/14 - WICKED Welcomes New Stars, Tamblyn Gets 'PRETTY', LIFE IS A MUSICAL in Long Island and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/14 - WICKED Welcomes New Stars, Tamblyn Gets 'PRETTY', LIFE IS A MUSICAL in Long Island and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 29, 2014

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: The National Tour of WICKED welcomes a new 'Glinda' and 'Boq' this evening, Amber Tamblyn takes the stage at the Geffen, Jessica Grove is back in her fins as 'Ariel' in NC, and MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (don't we all wish?) premieres in Long Island! (more...)

Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA TourAndy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Producers of the TonyŽ Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced additional casting for the First National Tour launching in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) onOctober 10, 2014. (more...)

Renee Fleming Stars in Williamstown Theatre Festival's LIVING ON LOVE, Opening TonightRenee Fleming Stars in Williamstown Theatre Festival's LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival welcomes Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of LIVING ON LOVE, opening today, July 16, and continuing through the 26th. This World Premiere by Joe DiPIetro and Garson Kanin is based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Justin Long & Renee Fleming Talk LIVING ON LOVE at Williamstown Theatre FestivalSTAGE TUBE: Justin Long & Renee Fleming Talk LIVING ON LOVE at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has released an extended video interview between Justin Long and Renee Fleming about the upcoming production, LIVING ON LOVE, which opens at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this Thursday, July 17. Check it out below! (more...)

Full Cast & Creative Team for WTF's LIVING ON LOVE, Featuring Anna Chlumsky and Justin Long, ConfirmedFull Cast & Creative Team for WTF's LIVING ON LOVE, Featuring Anna Chlumsky and Justin Long, Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival Producer Stephen M. Kaus has announced the full cast and creative team of its world premiere Main Stage production, Joe DiPietro's Living on Love. The production will run on the Main Stage from July 16 through July 26. (more...)

FIRST DATE Vocal Selections Now Available!FIRST DATE Vocal Selections Now Available!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Vocal Selections are now available for First Date, which features 10 songs: 'First Impressions,' 'I'd Order Love', 'The One', 'Safer', 'Something That Will Last', 'The Things I Never Said' and more. Click here to order now! (more...)

NYMF to Stage Reading of IDAHO!, 4/25NYMF to Stage Reading of IDAHO!, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Theatre professionals who missed IDAHO! at NYMF will have an opportunity to see it in staged reading this Friday, April 25th only. The new musical, named 'Best of Fest' was met with cascades of laughter during its sold-out run, prompting the festival to add extra performances. The show has been described as "a rollicking satire that takes the sexually-charged subtext of the classic musical and puts it front and center." One four-time Tony winning producer called it simply, "A hoot and a half!" (more...)

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