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  • Paul Stryker

  • Date Of Birth:
    May 17, 1921
    Date Of Death:
    February 17, 1998 (76)
    Birth Place:
    Atlantic City, NJ, USA
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    Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Artistic director Charles Busch -- in his Lyrics & Lyricists debut -- serves up a cavalcade of stories and songs about the legendary women of Hollywood's movie musical Golden Age in 'Here's to the Girls!' on February 7, 8 and 9, 2015 at 92Y. (more...)

    Scoop: Animated Holiday Specials on THE CW - Tonight, December 24, 2014Scoop: Animated Holiday Specials on THE CW - Tonight, December 24, 2014
    by TV Scoop - Dec 24, 2014

    Get all the scoop on Animated Holiday Specials, airing on THE CW tonight, December 24, 2014! (more...)

    Scoop: Animated Holiday Specials on THE CW - Wednesday, December 24, 2014Scoop: Animated Holiday Specials on THE CW - Wednesday, December 24, 2014
    by TV Scoop - Dec 18, 2014

    Get all the scoop on Animated Holiday Specials, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, December 24, 2014! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites to Benefit Actors Fund in MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Coverage: Broadway Unites to Benefit Actors Fund in MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL
    by Jennifer Broski - Dec 16, 2014

    MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL, benefitting the The Actors Fund, was held last night, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College. Klea Blackhurst (Radio Gals), Janet Dacal (Wonderland, In the Heights) and Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) were a part of the star studded cast that featured Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Little Shop of Horrors) in the title role. (more...)

    VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 3 - It's Great to Be Back on Broadway from Mr. Magoo's Christmas CarolVIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 3 - It's Great to Be Back on Broadway from Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol
    by Richard Jay-Alexander - Dec 15, 2014

    If you've been joining us for BWW's 12 Days of Christmas video features, on this 3rd day, the choice was easy and obvious for me. Tonight, for the first time ever on a stage, MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL will be staged and performed, benefitting the The Actors Fund. The very special event takes place this evening at 7:30 pm at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). For more info, and how to get tickets, click here. (more...)

    Douglas Sills Stars in MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS Benefit Tonight for The Actors FundDouglas Sills Stars in MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS Benefit Tonight for The Actors Fund
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

    MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL, benefitting the The Actors Fund, is a one-night-only event held tonight, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). (more...)

    Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Douglas Sills, Joshua Henry, Betsy Wolfe & More for The Actors Fund's MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS BenefitPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Douglas Sills, Joshua Henry, Betsy Wolfe & More for The Actors Fund's MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS Benefit
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

    The cast and creative team for The Actors Fund's upcoming benefit concert of MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL have officially begun rehearsals for the one-night-only event, set for Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). Check out a first look below! (more...)

    Klea Blackhurst, Janet Dacal & Tony Sheldon Join Cast of Actors Fund's MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS BenefitKlea Blackhurst, Janet Dacal & Tony Sheldon Join Cast of Actors Fund's MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS Benefit
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

    Complete casting and the creative team have been announced for the upcoming benefit concert of MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL benefitting the The Actors Fund. This one-night-only event will be held on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). (more...)

    Scoop: Animated Holiday Specials on THE CW - Friday, December 19, 2014Scoop: Animated Holiday Specials on THE CW - Friday, December 19, 2014
    by TV Scoop - Nov 26, 2014

    Get all the scoop on MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL, airing on THE CW on Friday, December 19, 2014! (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Watch Robin de Jesus Sing a Bilingual 'Let it Go'STAGE TUBE: Watch Robin de Jesus Sing a Bilingual 'Let it Go'
    by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2014

    On September 19, 2014, some of the biggest stars on Broadway were invited to perform at a benefit concert for the Amigos de Jesus Orphanage (http://www.amigosdejesus.org/) and the children of Honduras. Among the performances was a bilingual rendition of 'Let it Go,' sung by Robin de Jesus. Check it out below! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of CabaretBWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of Cabaret
    by Billie Roe - Nov 22, 2014

    Every year, despite a litany of warnings they come to the Big Apple with big dreams. Warnings like: “You have to pay your dues.” “It's a tough business, kid.” “How are you going to survive?” There's no such thing as an overnight success, yet still they come to be at “the top of the heap,” as Kander and Ebb so eloquently put it. The four young performers featured here haven't yet vaulted to the top of the cabaret heap, but they've certainly made their marks with excellent shows during 2014, while exhibiting the potential to get there. The spotlight is already shining on Chrysten Peddie, Angela Dirksen, Rembert Block, and Kristoffer Lowe. (more...)

    UNSUNG CAROLYN LEIGH Set for 54 Below TonightUNSUNG CAROLYN LEIGH Set for 54 Below Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

    UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will continue its 2014 Unsung concert series at 54 Below with Unsung Bob Merrill and Unsung Carolyn Leigh, Vol. 2, following its recent sold-out, critically acclaimed Unsung Carolyn Leigh concert for Lincoln Center's American Songbook. The two all-new evenings are created and directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad) with musical direction and arrangements by Fran Minarik (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, At Home Abroad). (more...)

    Susannah Mars, Richard Weidlich, & Bill Wells to Bring HOLIDAY TIME to Metropolitan Room, 12/17Susannah Mars, Richard Weidlich, & Bill Wells to Bring HOLIDAY TIME to Metropolitan Room, 12/17
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

    Hilarious Pacific Northwest performers Susannah Mars and Bill Wells join forces with Easterner Richard Weidlich in the New York premiere of 'Holiday Time,' a wild and poignant holiday cabaret for everyone. The performers will appear for one show only on December 17th, 7:00pm at The Metropolitan Room, 34 W 22nd St, New York City. Phone (212) 206-0440 ?for reservations or reserve online at: http://MetropolitanRoom.com. General admission is $20 plus a two drink minimum. (more...)

    The CW Announces 2014 Holiday HighlightsThe CW Announces 2014 Holiday Highlights
    by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

    The following are highlights of The CW's Holiday episodes and specials (more...)

    Douglas Sills, Erik Altemus, Lillias White & More Join Cast of Actors Fund's MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS BenefitDouglas Sills, Erik Altemus, Lillias White & More Join Cast of Actors Fund's MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS Benefit
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

    Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills (The Scarlet Pimpernel), two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Violet), Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), Erik Altemus (Pippin) and Tony Award winner Lillias White (The Life) are the latest additions to The Actors Fund's one-night-only benefit concert presentation of the holiday classic MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL, set for Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 W. 59th St.). (more...)

    Cape Rep Theatre's FUNNY GIRL Begins TonightCape Rep Theatre's FUNNY GIRL Begins Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

    Cape Rep Theatre celebrates the 50th anniversary of the classic American musical, FUNNY GIRL, music and lyrics by Bob Merrill and Jule Styne, book by Isobel Lennart, Jule Styne and Bob Merrill tonight, November 6 through December 7, 2014. (more...)

    Cape Rep to Host Omar Sharif, Jr. for FUNNY GIRL Benefit Weekend, 11/6-7Cape Rep to Host Omar Sharif, Jr. for FUNNY GIRL Benefit Weekend, 11/6-7
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

    Cape Rep Theatre is delighted to host a weekend with Omar Sharif, Jr. (more...)

    Christopher Sieber, John Bolton, Betsy Wolfe & More to Star in Actors Fund Benefit Performance of MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMASChristopher Sieber, John Bolton, Betsy Wolfe & More to Star in Actors Fund Benefit Performance of MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

    The Actors Fund will present a one-night benefit concert presentation of the holiday classic MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 W. 59th St.). (more...)

    NAMT's 2014 Festival of New Musicals Continues This WeekendNAMT's 2014 Festival of New Musicals Continues This Weekend
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

    The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today its selections for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Beautiful Poison, Cubamor, Great Wall, How To Break, Mary Marie, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, String and Stu For Silverton make up the eight new musicals that will be presented at the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals today, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

    Cape Rep to Host Omar Sharif, Jr. for FUNNY GIRL Benefit Weekend, 11/6-7Cape Rep to Host Omar Sharif, Jr. for FUNNY GIRL Benefit Weekend, 11/6-7
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

    Cape Rep Theatre is delighted to host a weekend with Omar Sharif, Jr. (more...)

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