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Date Of Birth:
June 23, 1927
Date Of Death:
September 23, 1987 (60)
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gender:
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Bob Fosse News

Date Of Birth:
June 23, 1927
Date Of Death:
September 23, 1987 (60)
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gender:
Male
BWW Reviews: Weathervane Wins THE PAJAMA GAMEBWW Reviews: Weathervane Wins THE PAJAMA GAME
by Paul Batterson - Jul 6, 2015

The Weathervane Playhouse in Newark has taken a shotgun approach to the musicals it is presenting this summer. The theater company opened its summer season with RENT, the edgy rock musical by Jonathan Larson. Then it staged with THE PAJAMA GAME, a light-hearted musical by Richard Alder and Jerry Ross, as its second musical of the season. (more...)

Tickets to Nashville Rep's 2015-16 Season Now on SaleTickets to Nashville Rep's 2015-16 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Single tickets are on sale now for Nashville Repertory Theatre's 2015-16 season. Producing Artistic Director Rene D. Copeland notes that the season will include, 'a hot Pulitzer Prize-nominated contemporary play, a famous classic, the world premiere of a new play, and a great American musical.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Catch PIPPIN Flying At The HippodromeBWW Reviews: Catch PIPPIN Flying At The Hippodrome
by Cybele Pomeroy - Jun 26, 2015

PIPPIN does what musical theatre ought to do: hooks you with a great opening number, gives you characters to love and hate, treats your senses with song, dance, costuming, sets and lights and offers fresh perspective on a timeless theme. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Get The Doctor! Medical Musical Moments - A NEW BRAIN, NEXT TO NORMAL, TOMMY, Etc.FLASH FRIDAY: Get The Doctor! Medical Musical Moments - A NEW BRAIN, NEXT TO NORMAL, TOMMY, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 26, 2015

In honor of the New York return of A NEW BRAIN, today we salute medically-themed moments from musicals. (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature CHICAGO, INTO THE WOODS & MorePoint Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature CHICAGO, INTO THE WOODS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company will present five productions in the 2015-2016 season, ranging from classic works of theatre to popular, contemporary, Tony Award-winning musicals. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago to Offer 1776 Half-Price Tickets to PIPPIN, ON YOUR FEET! & MoreBroadway In Chicago to Offer 1776 Half-Price Tickets to PIPPIN, ON YOUR FEET! & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Broadway In Chicago has announced that ON YOUR FEET!, KINKY BOOTS, FANCY NANCY and PIPPIN will make 1776 half-price tickets available through the League of Chicago Theatres' Hot Tix program Monday, June 29 through Sunday, July 5.á Tickets will be available to select performances in July, for purchase only through Hot Tix booth locations (72 E. Randolph St., 108 N State St., or 163 E. Pearson St.) or at www.HotTix.org while supplies last. Broadway In Chicago has developed this offer in conjunction with the League of Chicago Theatres which provides services and support to over 200 Chicagoland theaters. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You Took the Town, MateBWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You Took the Town, Mate
by Rufus Wright - Jun 23, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, which just opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Playing one of Her Majesty's twelve Prime Ministers is Rufus Wright, who takes his audience with the Queen nightly as the UK's current PM, David Cameron. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/23/15- Bob FosseSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/23/15- Bob Fosse
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2015

Happy Birthday, Bob Fosse! Fosse won an unprecedented eight Tony Awards for choreography, as well as one for direction. He was nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning for his direction of Cabaret. Amonst his many Broadway credits are The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity, Pippin, Chicago, Dancin' and many more. (more...)

Tickets to PIPPIN at Paramount Theatre on Sale 6/22Tickets to PIPPIN at Paramount Theatre on Sale 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Experience the thrilling 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN -ádescribed as "An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza. THE THRILL OF THE SEASON!" by NY1. (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Wesley Taylor & Barrett Wilbert Weed Talk CABARET At Signature TheatreBWW EXCLUSIVE: Wesley Taylor & Barrett Wilbert Weed Talk CABARET At Signature Theatre
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 16, 2015

Today we are talking to two titanically talented triple-threats all about their headlining roles in the edgy and daring new production of the classic Kander & Ebb musical CABARET at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., Wesley Taylor and Barrett Wilbert Weed. Outlining their first exposure to the material all the way to performing the showstopper roles of the Emcee and Sally Bowles, respectively, eight times a week, Taylor and Weed share their thoughts on the enduring legacy of the monumental musical masterpiece as well as offer their thoughts on what the piece has to say to a modern audience. Additionally, they touch upon their palpable rapport and compliment each other's work on the show as well as much, much more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Boston Gay Men's Chorus and Laura Benanti SMILE at Symphony HallBWW Reviews: Boston Gay Men's Chorus and Laura Benanti SMILE at Symphony Hall
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 15, 2015

The Boston Gay Men's Chorus annual Pride concert on Sunday at Symphony Hall featured Special Guest Laura Benanti, the Tony Award-winning singer/actress, also known to television audiences for her roles on "Nashville" and "The Good Wife." In a program with selections ranging from musical theater greats like Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, and Stephen Sondheim, to pop artist Madonna and a newly commissioned piece, the BGMC and Benanti seemed to inspire each other to perform at the highest level of their combined vocal abilities, spiced up with some flashy dancing boys and refreshing comedy stylings by the guest artist. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/12/15- PIPPINSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/12/15- PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2015

Today in 1977, Pippin closed at the Minskoff Theatre, after having played 1944 performances. Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses the premise of a mysterious acting troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. The original cast included: Eric Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein. (more...)

Allenberry Playhouse to Present DAMN YANKEES, 6/17-7/19Allenberry Playhouse to Present DAMN YANKEES, 6/17-7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The bases are loaded with musical theatre magic asáAllenberry Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic DirectoráRyan Gibbs, presents the Tony Award-winning musicaláDamn YankeesáfromáJune 17-July 19áon the Allenberry Mainstage. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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Physical Festival Chicago Sets Celebration of Physical Theater ProgramPhysical Festival Chicago Sets Celebration of Physical Theater Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Physical Festival Chicago announced today the full program for its second annual celebration of this energetic, imaginative and boundary-breaking form of theater. The following companies and artists will participate in this week-long event to be held July 7-12: Single Shoe Productions (UK, Portugal & USA), Walkabout Theater Company (Chicago), DeCollage (Spain) and David Gaines (Washington DC). The Festival will also feature a Scratch Night, a preview of what's next in the physical theater scene, and four professional Master Classes with the visiting artists at Columbia College Chicago, 916 S. Wabash Ave. The performances will take place at Links Hall, 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago. Festival passes are $35 and tickets for individual shows are $10-$12; they can be purchased online at www.physicalfestival.com and http://linkshall.ticketfly.com/search/?q=Physical or by calling Links Hall, 773-281-0824. (more...)

Melinda Buckley Brings MOTHER AND ME to Bay Street Theater June 29Melinda Buckley Brings MOTHER AND ME to Bay Street Theater June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

?Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Mother (and me), a one night performance of the one woman show written by and starring Melinda Buckley on Monday, June 29 at 8 pm. Kimberly Senior directs. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Brandon Uranowitz- 'I Can Die Now'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Brandon Uranowitz- 'I Can Die Now'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Brandon Uranowitz, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical nominee forAn American in Paris. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 30 - June 5THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 30 - June 5
by Nora Dominick - Jun 5, 2015

Anxiously awaiting Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming's Tony Award Opening Number? Trying to see all of the Best Play and Best Musical nominations before Sunday? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

The REP, Point Park University Announces 2015-2016 SeasonThe REP, Point Park University Announces 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The 2015-2016 season of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will include critically acclaimed and recent popular comedies and dramas by some of the best contemporary playwrights. (more...)

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